In the spirit of New Year's resolutions, the team has been beavering away giving RuneScape a health checkup this week. Miles have been run on the treadmill and iron has been pumped on the bench. We're feeling fit and lean, and we've got loads of improvements and tweaks to talk about:Loot Sharing
We are starting the week with a wonderful feature that'll make managing boss masses with other players much easier!
Players who wish to share loot with others no longer need to add the other player to their friends list. You will still have to be in the same friends chat however.Stone Spirits
We're aware of the discussion surrounding the devaluation of rune-ore Stone Spirits since the release of the Mining & Smithing Rework, as well as the conversations about boss drop tables. As a result we're making the following changes:
Queen Black Dragon
Runite Stone Spirits changed to Orichalcite Stone Spirits and Drakolith Stone Spirits
Adamant/Coal Stone Spirits changed to Luminite Stone Spirits and Runite Stone Spirits
God Wars Dungeon 2
Runite Stone Spirits changed to Necrite Stone Spirits and Phasmatite Stone Spirits
Coal Stone Spirits changed to Luminite Stone Spirits
Runite Stone Spirits changed to Banite Stone Spirits and Light Animica Stone Spirits
Coal Stone Spirits changed to Luminite Stone Spirits
We're confident these changes will improve things. Nonetheless, we will continue to monitor the situation as closely and make further adjustments as required.Patch Notes
Some of the changes we've made to Grace of the Elves are:
- Alchemical Onyx - players are now able to toggle the porter effect on and off.
- Porters and Grace of the Elves will now deposit bars directly into the metal bank instead of your regular bank.
You can see all the patch notes for this week here
.18th Birthday Competitions
We're now in the last week of January, which means it's your last chance to enter our remaining competitions in celebration of our 18th Birthday.
WIN a unique hand-painted 3D-printed figurine of Hans (the first ever NPC to see the light of day in RuneScape): Share your favourite RS screens with the #RuneScape18Years hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Both competitions end January 31st at 23:59 Game Time.Premier Club 2019
This year's Premier Club
is now available, representing the best-value yearly RuneScape membership package you can get!
Perks include the stat-boosting Premier Club Artefact, free daily keys, Premier Club Reward Tokens and, on the highest level Gold tier, loads of extras such as access to the Premier Club Vault, VIP Premier World, VIP Premier forum, badges for forum/chat and a monthly prize draw. Gold members also get the new Valkyrie outfit complete with wings and an assortment of weapons!
Throughout all the duration of Premier Club, we're also offering you the chance to win a Chillblast Gaming PC and 6 months of RuneScape membership. All you have to do is follow the links below and fill in the competition form. It's as simple as that!RS Winter Sweepstake - WIN a Chillblast Gaming PC + 6 Month MembershipLootScape
Our live streams are always a great opportunity to grab some awesome in-game prizes. Each and every stream watched in January will give you a guaranteed random drop from one of the following: 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 isn't it?! So don't wait up - 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.Live streams this week
Each week, we host developer Q&As, exclusive in-game first looks and more. And it's all live on our Twitch channel
, join us! Missed a stream? Don't worry, we keep them all on our YouTube channel. Be sure to Subscribe
to be the first to know.Tuesday, January 29th - 17:00 UTC (Game Time) - Ninja Highlight: POF Farmhands, Quests QoL, etc
Who said that, because we have to wait a few more days for Farmhands and Animal Barns to make their way into Gielinor (Feb 4th), we'd HAVE to actually wait to give you all an exclusive first look at it?! Set your alarms for an early peek at these Player-Owned Farm additions, oh and we'll also give you a first look at some incoming Quest-focused QoL updates and more!LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).Sunday, February 3rd - 19:00 UTC (Game Time) - PvM with Mod Lee
Our resident PvM expert Mod Lee knows no fear and he's ready to take you all on another round of boss mass this Sunday. From Vorago to the Kalphite King, the Corporeal Beast, the Angel of Death, if you've got a set to complete, an achievement to unlock, or simply want to hang out with friends and slay some, this is the place and time!LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).Pink skirts Events
Of course, adventures continue in Gielinor even when we're too busy (PKing) creating the adventures of tomorrow. Our PMods are here to welcome you in a range of PvM Boss Masses, Events and Q&As each week. Check out all the community events organised by the Pink Skirts on their official schedule here
.The RuneScape Team