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Hidden updates are updates which are not mentioned in the RuneScape news or the official forums. Jagex used to add many small updates and bug fixes which were too trivial to announce. They now include most of their updates in the Patch Notes sticky of the Recent Updates forum. However, there are still some updates which are not included in the Patch Notes for various reasons. This page lists the hidden updates for 2014. Hidden updates that occur separately from major updates can also be recognised due to the build changing, which can be found in the Developer's Console.



  • 24 November
  • 17 November
    • The chat box icons have been updated.
    • The skills interface icon has been updated.
    • The worn equipment tab has been graphically updated.
    • The "X" button to close interfaces has been updated.
    • The "Expand clan actions" button was changed to make it larger, if your interface did not have enough room to display all buttons of the "Clan Settings" tab.
    • When joining a Friend Chat, the text "(click to reuse this name)" was added after the name of the previous friend chat entered.
    • Ability icons now have a clearer border around them in the ability book.
    • Enchanted bolts specials now work for basic abilities.
  • 10 November
    • Shadow cores are more likely to drop from Shadow creatures and they are more likely to become a Light core when converted.
    • Status icons have been changed to display hours instead of minutes for long running effects (such as an active Jack of Trades aura or scrimshaws).
    • Status icons have been added to display the time remaining of juju potions' effects.
    • Juju potions' effects persist if a player logs out.
    • The effects of the blood necklace have been changed.
    • The effect of Juju mining potion was reverted to how it was before divination and banks ore once more.
    • The loom and other furniture in the same house in the Cadarn section of Prifddinas have been moved and graphically updated.
    • The Summoning obelisk outside of Rush of Blood has been graphically updated.
    • The Max cape's emote has been updated to use a crystal pickaxe.
    • Seren has been graphically updated.
    • A hole can now be found on the surface of the crater beneath the entrance to Rush of Blood.
    • The ravens in Prifddinas have been changed to stay for 23 hours instead of 13 hours.
    • Coeden now stocks plant pots prefilled with Supercompost.
  • 3 November







  • 27 May
    • The interface for choosing a skill on experience-giving items has been updated, and you can now use up multiple at once.
    • The confirmation message when using a skill-specific lamp from Treasure Hunter now appears as an interface.
  • 19 May
    • The icon for Protean smithing has been changed.
    • The examine text for the spider silk robe bottom has been changed.
  • 12 May
    • Character shadows have been smoothed.
    • The icon for an empty slot on the action bar has been changed.
    • Gradients have been added to all the small square buttons in every interface.
    • The Lodestone Network interface has been updated:
      • The map was updated, showing a more accurate depiction of Gielinor
      • The borders around each kingdom were altered to make them more accurate, with brighter colours
    • The arrow pointing at markers on the minimap has been graphically updated.
    • A number of changes have been made to Lumbridge
    • Off-hand rubber chickens can be obtained by killing chickens.
    • There's now a message that displays "Become a member to hide ads" when logged in as F2P underneath the advert.
  • 7 May
    • Bank presets have been changed or reverted back to once again quickly grab items which players typically only have one of.
  • 6 May


  • 28 April
    • The compact Worn equipment interface is changed to arrange the slots in a similar manner as the expanded version.
  • 22 April
    • Map icons have been resized on the minimap.
    • Cabbage Facepunch Bonanza games have been changed to take place on an instance server, grouping together people in waiting areas of different worlds.
  • 14 April
    • A new warning message for inappropriate behaviour has been added to the game.
    • Text in interfaces and chat are now anti-aliased even in safe mode.
    • Chat font has been tweaked slightly.
  • 9 April
    • The Slayer Masks' ability to bring a cannon into Kuradal's Dungeon when a player was on a task in there has been removed.
  • 7 April
    • The cursor used when hovering over your player on the equipment interface has been updated.
  • 1 April
    • The Sailing skill was added to the Hero tab, as part of April Fools' Day.



  • 24 February
    • Sacred metal fragments and cosmetic override components from both world events, along with the drinks from the first, have been removed from the game.
    • Two new Seasonal HiScores along with their respective titles have been added.
    • The camera angle during and after a cutscene/taunt during a Dominion Tower match has been changed for the Old School Interface layout.
    • The Shark fists inventory icons have been updated.
  • 17 February
    • The message for valentine love notes regarding the 160 collection limit has been removed.
    • The animation for running with a cape equipped has been altered slightly.
    • Dialogue box backgrounds have been centred once more.
    • Trees have been added to the islands near Catherby.
    • The charm drop rate of deadly red spiders has been changed slightly.
  • 4 February
    • Various items such as big bones, the elemental runes and other lower level resources have had additional skill information appended to their examine texts.
    • Magic notepaper has been made tradeable.
    • Clue scrolls that provide anagram clues have had their examine text changed to "It points to great treasure!"
    • Two new emotes have been added to the emote list: "Loved Up" and "Down to Earth". Both say that they are unlocked with "Valentine love notes" collected around Valentine's Day.
  • 3 February
    • The 30-second wait to switch worlds from the lobby (i.e. not using quick-hop) has been removed.[1]
    • The Membership Package popup has had its "Join" button re-implemented.


External linksEdit

  1. ^ Mod Pips' Twitter post

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