This Week In RuneScape: The Croesus Front

The Croesus Front
Our first ever skilling boss is here!

Oh dear adventurer, you’ve proven to be a formidable warrior in the Elder God Wars. You’ve battled an army of Nodon dragonkin and faced the deathly chill of the Arch-Glacor. Now a completely different challenge awaits. Lurking in Senntisten’s graveyard is a creature too powerful to take on in traditional combat.

The Elder God Bik has awoken Croesus, a terrifying, sentient fungus that has persisted for thousands of years. If left unchecked, it will consume everything in Senntisten.

This is a new type of confrontation altogether – RuneScape’s first ever skilling boss! You’ll need to work as a team and weaken the fungal foe using your Mining, Woodcutting, Fishing and Hunter skills. Rewards include XP, Cryptbloom Armor, two Skilling Off-hands and more!

For all the details, check out last week's reveal Newspost and Survival Guide!

We've teamed up with Xbox to bring you a host of goodies that will boost your RuneScape experience! Get the most out of Gielinor with the Skilling & Currency Pack, featuring currency, XP boosters and more.

How to claim

From 18.00 BST on September 28th, visit the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks tab/section in the Xbox app for PC, Xbox console or Xbox Game Pass app on Android, and find the RuneScape Perk. On the Xbox app on PC, click "Redeem Online". On Xbox console, scan the QR code or enter the URL provided. On Android, click link to redeem. Following this link takes you to the redemption page*, and the Perk is yours!

*The page must be reached through Xbox Game Pass – visiting the redemption link without going through the Xbox app for PC, Xbox console or Android will fail.

What you get

  • 5 Advance Pulse Cores
  • 5 Cinder Cores
  • 3 Portable Skilling Packs
  • 3 Large Protean Packs
  • 35 Treasure Hunter Keys
  • 200 RuneCoins
  • Green Imp Pet

Claim this offer by 28th November.

Redeem this offer by 28th December.

Treasure Hunter Changes
Making Treasure Hunter more rewarding than ever!

Treasure Hunter has a new look! We’ve made a number of changes to increase transparency and improve the experience. This includes real time probability disclosure and some changes to the prizes.

For a detailed breakdown of the changes, check out our newspost.

Celebrate One Special Day with RuneScape! We’re delighted to be part of this annual event supporting Special Effect, a charity dedicated to helping people with physical disabilities enjoy video games.

We’ve prepared a One Special Day Bundle which you can purchase from the spotlight in the marketplace for 250 RuneCoins. It’s available for just one week, so grab yours before October 4th.

The One Special Day Bundle contains:

  • Felix Outfit: One Special Costume
  • Felix Retexture: Snowy Shorthair
  • 5 x Aura Refresh
  • 5 x Life Refresh
  • 5 x Slayer VIP Tokens
  • Box of Clue Scrolls (untradeable)
  • Note: Ironman accounts will only receive the Felix Outfit & Retexture

Merch Store Update
Get your hands on some winter warmers!

As the nights draw in, we’re looking forward to cosy jumpers and long nights curled up with a good book (specifically 'RuneScape: The First 20 Years', coming to all good book stores from October 12th)!

As well as hoodies, socks and other cosy treats from our merch store, it’s time to start thinking about the most important snuggle-enabler of the year… yes, the Official RuneScape Xmas Jumper 2021 is up for pre-order!

Continuing the celebration of our 20th Anniversary and the release of Dragon Slayer on September 23rd 2001, the fearsome Elvarg takes centre stage in this year’s design – complete with Santa cap, penguins, party hats and crackers! This cosy advent apparel is just the thing for staying warm this wintertime.

We’re offering 10% off all early-bird orders until midnight on October 3rd. Place your order ASAP to guarantee snagging one, as only limited stock will be available (at full price) after this date!

Wondering about delivery schedules? Stock at our UK warehouse is expected to start shipping by November 15th. Shipping times to many countries are affected by elements out of our control, so arrival timelines cannot be guaranteed. We therefore strongly recommend that any orders from outside the UK should be placed by the first week in December at the latest for the best chance of delivery in time for Christmas Day.

Visit the store for all this and more marvellous merch!

Patch Notes
Fixes and improvements in this week's game update

The Glacor Front


  • Resolved an issue that was causing the Senntisten section of the Slayer Collection Log to be incorrectly marked as complete for some users.
  • Fixed a related issue with unlocking the wing adornments (the last unlock would not log the Arch-Glacor Boss as completed).
  • A player on Hard Mode joining another player's Normal Mode instance will now benefit from the safe death.
  • Fixed an issue with the Arch-Glacor Hard Mode toggle being affected by other bosses.



  • Added a link to Treasure Hunter from the Marketplace.
  • Improvements to mouse interaction precision.


  • Removed checks from the Steel Series Armour drop.
  • The Cinderbane Gloves now correctly apply their Poison effect.
  • Feathers of Ma'at are no longer destroyed on player death.
  • Fixed an issue where the mobile client wouldn't save a non-English language on first install.
  • Fixed an issue where inventory icons would sometimes not appear on Intel HD GPUs while running the client in compatibility mode.

Upcoming Livestreams
News and fun live from the J-Mod team

Tuesday September 28th | 16:00 Game Time | The Croesus Front - Let's Play

Join our brave J-Mods as they test their skills against the new Croesus boss!

Watch live on Twitch!

The latest goings on from our community


Need some ambient noise while you take down Croesus? Gawkie's new piece, the Graveyard of Senntisten, creeps us out in all the right ways! Throw this on loop and show that freaky fungus who’s boss.

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Awesome Art

We’re cackling at Prez’s latest comic about the Glacor Front - An Arch-Glacor Story. Amazing work as always:

Pink Skirts

Each week the Pink Skirts put on a selection of fun activities that everyone can join. Here are some of our favourites coming up:

Skill 'n' Chill

  • Hosted by: MadClikr & the Lil Tuzzies Clan
  • Date/Time: Mon 27 Sep 2021, 23:00 - 23:59
  • World: 85
  • Location: Burthorpe Bank


  • Hosted by: Pippyspot & Boss Guild
  • Date/Time: Sat 2 Oct 2021, 20:00 - 21:00
  • World: 88
  • Location: Glacor Front

If neither of those take your fancy, take a look at the full events schedule here. There’s sure to be something you’ll enjoy!

Scaper's Screenshots

This week's screenshots come from the official RuneScape Discord server! Check 'em out here.


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Community Shout-Out

With the arrival of our first skilling boss, we wanted to shout-out to the official Discord of Portables FC. This is the place to find and share portable skilling stations – just the thing for taking on Croesus! Join them here:

- The RuneScape Team

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