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Concept art for the Mad Scientist outfit.

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The Beta scientist outfit is a six-piece costume that is awarded to any member who attended at least four of the eight total Combat beta weekend events.[1][2]

To be eligible for the set, a player must have logged into a beta world between 4:00PM Friday and 10:00AM Monday (BST/British Summer Time) and participated in that weekend's event. A confirmation message was received in the chatbox if that event counted toward a set piece.

The six-piece outfit was released on 23 November 2012, and eligible players can redeem the set from Diango.[3]

The set pieces include:

Weekend Beta eventsEdit

Beta scientist head chathead
Each of the first eight weekends of the Evolution of Combat beta in 2012 there was a new event for players to attend, and the 4 additional (makeup) events occurred every other weekend running throughout October and ending on the 29th. The official events are usually held by Jagex, but there have been events hosted by other RuneScape players and groups.
Date Activity Requirements Description Unlock outfit piece? Host
6 July - 9 July Castle Wars None. Ring of duelling handy for quick transportation. Complete one or more entire games of Castle Wars. Victory or loss does not matter, as long as you remain for the entire twenty minutes. Yes Jagex
13 July - 16 July Nex & Corporeal Beast Frozen key, respectively, Summer's End. High combat skills advised. Attempt to take down these mighty foes in combat. No RuneShark
20 July - 23 July Soul Wars None, although higher Slayer levels allow for more active participation. Complete one or more entire games of Soul Wars. No Jagex
27 July - 30 July Duel Arena None. Ring of duelling handy for quick transportation. Win or lose one friendly or staked match in the Duel Arena. Forfeits do not count. Any configuration of options may be used. Yes Jagex
3 August - 6 August Pest Control A beta combat level of at least 50. Complete one or more entire games of Pest Control. Any difficulty will count. Yes Jagex
10 August - 13 August Barrows Technically none, but high combat skills are advised, in addition to the completion of a number of Morytania quests for easy access. Complete one or more entire games of the Barrows minigame. Just opening the chest at the end will not count, you MUST loot it. This also means that not a single brother need even be harmed, as the chest may be looted while under attack. Chances of death are high, of course. Yes Jagex
17 August - 20 August Stealing Creation None, but high levels in almost all skills help a lot. Games necklace handy for access. Complete an entire game of the Stealing Creation minigame. No Jagex
24 August - 27 August Barbarian Assault None, but strong combat helps. Games necklace handy for access. Try your best to progress through Barbarian Assault and take down the Penance Queen. No Jagex
14 September - 17 September Duel Arena None Complete a duel in the Duel arena. It doesn't matter if you win or lose. Yes Jagex
27 September - 1 October Slayer None, but strong combat helps. Slayer Ring handy for access. Receive and complete one Slayer task in full. (Note: Does not apply to your current task. To qualify for the unlock you must speak to a Slayer master and receive a new task.) Yes Jagex
12 October - 14 October Pest Control A beta combat level of 40 for the novice lander, 70 for the intermediate lander and 100 for the veteran lander. Finish one full round whether you win or lose. You must stay for the entirety of the round. Yes Jagex
26 October - 28 October Castle Wars None. Ring of duelling handy for quick transportation. Complete one or more entire games of Castle Wars. Victory or loss does not matter, as long as you remain for the entire twenty minutes. Yes Jagex

TriviaEdit

  • Originally, there were only 4 events planned for the outfit, however, since people complained that they were just one event short (most notably being the Pest Control and Barrows events as they required higher combat levels to complete). Due to this, Jagex scheduled more events to make the outfit more obtainable.
  • The examine info for the various pieces reference common complaints by gamers in multiplayer settings.

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