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Spring is in the air! Time to celebrate with eggs and pirates the classic combination.

Spring Festival
Spring is in the Air

The Spring Festival returns from today until April 16th. As in previous years, the Festival will be held in the area south of the Archaeology Guild, where you’ll be able to gather up Spring Tokens, take part in Clue Hunts, and battle the Giant Butterfly. Wait, what was that last one?!

Lost Easter Basket

For the duration of the Spring Festival, you’ll randomly receive maps to Lost Easter Baskets while going about your regular adventures – although you’ll have a higher chance to receive these elusive goodies while participating in the Spring Festival activities. You can also purchase maps with Spring Tokens.

Tracking down the Basket will give you a chance at the new Skilling Pet Bunny Ear Token, which lets you add adorable bunny ears to any of your skill pets! Other prizes include a colourful Easter Egg, or the Basket itself, plus two items from the following list:

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Image Item Quantity
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (3) Butterfly jar (Huge) 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (4) Butterfly jar (Large) 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (5) Butterfly jar (Medium) 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (6) Butterfly jar (Small) 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (7) Distraction & Diversion reset token (Daily) 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (8) Dragon Trinkets 50
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (9) Dungeoneering Wildcard 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (10) Easter Egg Follower Pet Token 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (11) Easter Egg Hat Token 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (12) Dancer Outfit Token 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (13) Enchanted Bunny Egg 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (14) Enchanted Chick Egg 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (15) Enchanted Lamb Egg 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (16) Fayre Dancer Emote Pack 1 Token 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (17) Fayre Dancer Emote Pack 2 Token 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (18) Fixate Charge Token 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (19) Gift For the Reaper 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (20) Large Dungeoneering Token Box 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (21) Slayer VIP Coupon 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (22) Small Dungeoneering Token Box 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (23) Spirit Dragonstone 1
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (24) Spirit Ruby 1

Festival Store

The Spring Festival store has also been updated with some new rewards!

Image Reward Cost ( Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (25)# )
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (26) "the Egg Hunter" (Title) 1,000
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (27) Crux Eqal Hood 2,500
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (28) Crux Eqal Robe Top 3,000
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (29) Crux Eqal Robe Bottom 2,500
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (30) Sword of Edicts 2,000
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (31) Butterfly Mask 500
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (32) Butterfly Top 1,500
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (33) Butterfly Legs 1,000
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (34) Aurelian Cape 8,000
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (35) Medium XP Lamp 3,400
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (36) Small XP Lamp 1,700
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (37) Bonus XP Star (Medium) 3,000
Spring Festival & Frank's Free Chest 2 - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (38) Bonus XP Star (Small) 1,500
Lost Easter basket map 3,000

Frank's Free Chests Round 2
Are ya ready, ‘Scapers?

Frank's Free Chests returns from April 5th 2023.

Back in January, Redbeard Frank asked players to gather up keys, open his chest, and earn extra prizes. A fun time was had by all, but Frank reckons life could always be funner, so he went back to the drawing board and came back with a bunch of new prizes!

We’ve also made some changes to make sure this event is more engaging than ever based on your feedback to the first run.

To start with, players will no longer use Keys, as they caused confusion over how and when the Chest would be available. Instead, we’ve introduced Bits of Eight. For every four Bits of Eight you collect, you’ll get a roll on the new loot tables – yes, that’s tables plural.

Just as in the previous version of this event, you’ll earn one Bit every day on login, and one per hour played to a maximum of 16 Bits of Eight per week. Every 16 Bits you earn will reward you with Pirate Plunder, so you’ll earn rewards throughout the month, not just when you open the chest. You’ll also get a Pirate Plunder the first time you log in!

Pirate Plunder contains one title from the Doubloons title list*, an item from either the Regular or Special loot tables below, and a random selection of piratey cosmetics!

We’ve also aimed to improve communication around this event and reduce the noise by adding Bits of Eight directly to your Currency Pouch – except for the first one you earn each week, which will go straight into your Backpack. We’ve also cut down on the number of info boxes that appear when you receive a Bit.

*The Pirate Plunder obtained via the first login does not contain any of the Doubloon titles.

Rewards

It’s double the fun this time around with two loot tables instead of one! As you collect Bits you’ll roll on each table in an alternating pattern – first Regular, then Special. Collect all 64 Bits available in the event and you’ll get eight rolls on each table.

We’ve expanded the tables to include new items, including currently unobtainable ones like the Phantom Deathbeard Outfit Token and the individual Deathbeard Outfit pieces!

Special
Phantom Deathbeard Outfit Token Scurvy Pet Tradeable Token Jolly Roger Cape Deathbeard Outfit - Individual Slot Tradeable Tokens
Two-Handed Swordfish Huge Cash Bag* Player-Owned Farm Time Skips Auto-Unlock Deathbeard Transformation Emote if the last of the above 10 tokens is unlocked.
Scrimshaws (Aggression, Sacrifice, Corruption) Small Knowledge Bomb* Deathtouched Dart Large Bag of Components
Livid Plant Unstable Air Rune Starved Ancient Effigy Unfocused Damage Enhancer
Unfocused Reward Enhancer Crystal Triskelion Gift for the Reaper Ship's Wheel Shield
Travelling Merchant Coupon Wicked Hood Teleport Token Crate o' Fake Beards Walk the Plank Emote Tradeable Token
Two-Trait Animal Crate Fixate Charge Token Crate o' Peg Legs Pirate Sheep Tradeable Token
Regular
Dungeoneering Wildcard Ports Resource Crate Aura Refresh Chimes
Slayer VIP Coupon Mahogany Plank Dinosaur Bones Uncut Onyx/Dragonstone
Pure Essence Soul Reaper Refresh Taijitu Large Bag of Components
Meaty/Seedy Mush Catalytic Anima Stones Crystal Keys Alchemist's Keys
Red Uncharted Island Map Teak Plank Red/Black/Royal Dragon Leather Yew/Magic Logs
Green Uncharted Island Map Impious Ashes Raw Manta Ray / Raw Rocktail Torstol/Wergali/Fellstalk Seeds
Menaphite Gift Offering Clue Scroll Summoning Charms Monthly DnD Reset Token

* These items are not available to Ironman players.


Livestream Calendar
What is coming up next in the Fort Forinthry Season.

Wednesday April 5th | 16:00 Game Time | Livestream Reveal: Unwelcome Guests

Find out what is coming up next in the Fort Forinthry Season. Watch the show live at Twitch.TV/RuneScape.


Treasure Hunter Calendar
Easter is just around the corner.

Starts April 3rd | Ends April 5th | Mysteria

Mysteria returns with its rotating promotions. Check back regularly as the promotions will switch throughout the day!

Starts April 6th | Ends April 12th | Egg Hunt

The Egg Hunt returns and this time you can get your hands on some adorable Bunny Ears for your skill pets! Smash open some eggs to find the Bunny Ear Token and Yolk Breaker outfits!

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

General

  • The Fort Forinthry anvil will no longer claim it isn’t an anvil when attempting to smith items in the Misc. Smithing category.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing players from claiming the Contagion Treasure Hunter progress reward when they ran out of Keys.
  • Updated Mandrith's Slayer Points to align with Laniakea.
  • Adjusted the spawn location of demons at the bloodwood tree west of the Dragonkin Laboratory as they often interfered with players interacting with the tree.
  • Adjusted the location of the Muddy Chest found in the Lava Maze to make the Ripper Demons more avoidable.
  • Fixed stuttering in the dismiss animations for Yak Track pets Linnet and Piper.
  • Added examines throughout Fort Forinthry.
  • XP boosts from upgrading the Player Owned Ports workshop now apply to the soup creation station in Fort Forinthry's kitchen.
  • Rearranged the order of teleport options when right-clicking all variants of the Wilderness sword to be consistent with the ‘operate’ UI teleport options.
  • Hovering over the Hunter icon in the 'Skills' tab now displays a tooltip.
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to note Raw Chompy using the Magic Notepaper.
  • Fixed bug where text overlapped the Treasure Hunter Info Icon on the UI.
  • The Premier Membership NPC is now wearing the Demon Hunter Outfit. Devilishly stylish!
  • Updated the New Player interface layout.

Graphical

  • Adjusted the lighting in the Nex: Angel of Death arena.
  • Adjusted the lighting in the Temple of Aminishi.
  • Lightened up all appropriate map squares for the Abandoned and Occult dungeons.

Community
The latest goings-on from our community

Community Showcase

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RuneTube

@Gawkie brings us this beautiful orchestration of the main theme in the vein of Dark Souls. Now that’s what I call RuneScape!

@RheyoRS starting out their journey as a ‘Legacy only’ Ironman!

Scaper's Screenshots

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Pink Skirts Player Events

Each week the Pink Skirts put on a selection of fun activities that everyone can join. Here are the main events this week:

HM Giant Mole Boss Mass

  • Hosted by: Tenebri
  • Date/Time: Thursday April 6th, 21:00 Game time
  • World: 92
  • Location: Falador Park

Giant Mole Boss Mass

  • Hosted by: RuneScape Discord Mentors
  • Date/Time: Friday April 7th, 22:00 Game time
  • World: 3
  • Location: Falador Park
  • FC: AHelp

Rex Matriarchs Boss Mass

  • Hosted by: Pippyspot & Boss Guild
  • Date/Time: Sunday April 9th, 20:00 Game time
  • World: 88
  • Location: Rex Matriarch Lair
  • FC: Boss Guild

If these don't take your fancy, take a look at the full events schedule here. There’s sure to be something you’ll enjoy!


- The RuneScape Team

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