Game Update: 6th January 2020

Game Update: 6th January 2020

Happy New Year! We very much hope you enjoyed whatever break you managed to get. We, of course, found little time to rest – Gielinor is too overrun with conniving bosses, grumpy dragons and argumentative dwarfs for us too slack off for too long.

Let's kick off 2020, shall we? Here are this week's patch notes.

Incidentally, RuneScape celebrated its 19th birthday over the weekend (!), and in turn this year is the third decade we've been involved with. Which is pretty incredible, if somewhat sobering! Thanks for sticking with us, folks. You're the best x

Ranch Out of Time Drop Rates

In the event that your head is still fuzzy after excessive festive frivolity, we'd like to remind you that Mod Breezy released the egg drop rates for the Ranch Out of Time animals. Check them out here.

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Activity Pet Poll Winners

A massive and heartfelt thank you to everyone who voted for your favourite activity pets. We can confirm that the polls have closed, and – drumroll – we have our winners!

Area Pet

Mune, the Adaptive Creature – Suizzy

Clue Scroll Pet

Artemis, the Compass Deer – Wild Kitzune


Ritchie, the Fancy Magpie – KariChibi


Zez – Babysteps

We absolutely love every one of these, and they will all be entering development later this year. We'll be keeping you updated when you can expect to see them in-game. We do hope each and every winner enjoys their six free months of complimentary membership!

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January Sales

The January Sales are here in Solomon's Store! Hop to the store before the end of the month for a 50-75% discount on all manner of goods, including the Legendary Gorilla pet, Pegasus Teleport, and Bank Boosters!

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Twitch Prime

You've got until January 6th to claim your three free Umbral Chests on Twitch Prime before the final offer in this current run rolls out on January 7th. If you've already linked your accounts, simply sign in to claim your prize. It's easy-peasy!

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Premier Club

Why not kick off the New Year by treating yourself to a Premier Club package? You can get up to 12 months of Membership at a phenomenal discount, and a whole host of other benefits besides – including access to the Premier Club Vault, and the Premier Artefact for 2020.

You can learn more about Premier Club right here.

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Our live streams are always a great opportunity to grab some awesome in-game prizes! Right now, each and every RuneScape stream watched will give you a random drop from one of the following:


  • 250 resources in a random Base Camp resource
  • 1 - 2 hunter marks
  • Drop from Basic Drop Table (see below)
  • View counter goes up on Orb
  • Chance based (if unowned):

  • A random skilling outfit piece
  • Either Nature's Balance or Loots Cape
  • Basic Drop Table: Prismatic small fallen star, Prismatic medium fallen star, Prismatic small lamp, Prismatic medium lamp, Spirit Ruby, Spirit Diamond, Advanced Pulse Core, Spring, Silverhawk down, Medium DG Token Box, Small DG Token Box, Uncut Dragonstone, Large Cash Bag, Medium Cash Bag or Small Cash Bag.

    Exciting, right? So don't hang about - connect your RS account to your Twitch account and find out more here. Once that's done, have fun and watch our streams during the day for a guaranteed drop.

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    Live Streams

    Monday, January 6th – 14:00 UTC (Game Time) – KashStack Featured Stream

    This week, our featured streamer is KashStack! Join him for a laid-back gameplay session fresh off from the holidays with some surprises along the way.

    This featured stream is also an opportunity to grab a LootScape! That’s right, you can now receive in-game loot when you watch a RuneScape streamer. It works exactly the same way as our official streams, just watch KashStack‘s stream on (his Twitch channel) and you’ll receive the LootScape the following day.

    LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

    Tuesday, 7th January – 17:00 UTC (Game Time) – 19 years of RuneScape stream and quiz.

    To celebrate RuneScape's 19th birthday, we'll be bringing on some of our longest-serving members of staff to discuss days of RuneScape gone by. We'll be finishing the stream with a bumper birthday QuizKit quiz to celebrate 19 years of RuneScape! Our top 10 point-scorers will each receive a Bond, so tune in and showcase your RuneScape knowledge!

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    Pink Skirts Events

    Pink Skirts is a dedicated P-Mod-led community, and it invites you to a range of daily activities such as PvM masses, Q&As, and other thrilling or chillin' events! Check out all the community events organized by the Pink Skirts on the in-game calendar or on their official schedule here.

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