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Patch Week | Extra Daily Keys | Crystal Peacock Pet | RuneFest Reveals

It’s patch week in RuneScape with loads of useful fixes and improvements going into the game.

Also, read on for a taster of what you can expect from RuneFest this year, as well as a fantastic additional Treasure Hunter Key offer for members and the exclusive crystal peacock pet, available with game cards.


+1 Key for All Members on Treasure Hunter – this August

For the whole month of August, all RuneScape members will receive an additional daily Treasure Hunter Key every day. This also means that Gold Premier Club members will have a whopping four keys to play with this month.

Enjoy using your Keys in whatever way you see fit. Perhaps you could use them to boost Invention, now that this option is available. Full details of the ways in which items won from Treasure Hunter can help you progress in this elite skill can be found in Mod Shauny’s handy thread.

Enjoy!


Crystal Peacock Pet for Game Cards

Thinking about becoming a member or purchasing some extra RuneCoins or Treasure Hunter Keys? Well this month you can also bag yourself and exclusive crystal peacock pet in the process! It also has a special tail-feather emote, so what more could you possibly want?

Simply get your hands on any game card, available at a variety of different retailers across the world, between 1st August and 31st August. Simply redeem the card via the RuneScape website during these dates and your account will be credited with the pet.

Crystal peacock idle Crystal peacock running

All information about where to buy and how to activate a RuneScape game card can be found on the store locator page. Once you’ve redeemed a valid game card on your account, the Crystal Peacock will be available in your Pet Interface in game!

But that’s not all - other crystal peacock items are coming to game cards in subsequent months with crystal peacock armour landing in September and crystal peacock weapons in October. Collect them all for maximum plumage pride!

We'd also like to give a special shout-out to player Pawl who came up the with the original design of the crystal peacock pet in a previous design competition - congrats!

Please note – Gold Premier Club members will receive all crystal peacock items as they are released in batches after the game update..


RuneFest Reveals | Tickets Still Available

With RuneFest on its merry way, here are four reasons why you absolutely have to secure your ticket and be there on 17th September:

  • Discuss the next RS skill - that’s right, we‘ll be asking you guys what you want from the next RuneScape skill. Come along and join the discussion.
  • Meet your favourite streamers on the day and in a live Q&A.
  • An hour of reveals about next year’s RS content- 2017 is going to be one heck of a year and, thanks to your contributions in the 2017 survey, we are now in a position to share our plans with you.
  • Catch up on the best content still to come out this year, including the Arc Chapter 2 and Fate of the Gods 2 - our mods love a good old chinwag and we can’t wait to talk to you about the best of the rest of 2016 including the next Eastern Lands steps and beyond!

Tickets are still available for the event taking place at Battersea Evolution in London on Saturday 17th September. Check out the ticket page for more information.

There’s a night before party, too. See the Night Before page for more info, or get your hands on a combined ticket, including all access to the main event.


Patch Notes

For all this week’s patch notes, see the thread on the forums.


This week’s live streams

Each week we livestream Q&As, in-game events and more. Watch the streams and find a full streaming schedule on the Twitch channel. Check the YouTube channel for videos you may have missed.

Tuesday, August 2nd| 16:00 Game Time | August – the month ahead

August is set to be an awesome month - fresh from the release of the Arc, we'll be keeping the summer going by releasing the Beach, releasing the much-anticipated skilling pets, and so much more!

Find out more by watching the Month Ahead BTS video, out Friday 29th on our YouTube channel.

Ask your questions on our forums, Reddit, or by using #RSQA on Twitter!

Friday, August 5th | 20:00 Game Time | Update Preview with Mod Shauny

Find out what you can expect from Monday’s patches and more with Mod Shauny this Friday night!

Sunday, August 7th| 19:00 Game Time | PvM with Mod Lee!

Mod Lee will be hosting the usual Community PvM goodness live on Twitch!


In Other News

Facebook Live Stream – ALL NEW - Q&A with Mod Osborne – Friday 5th at 14:00 Game Time!

Get ready for something all-new, and all-awesome. We’ll be streaming live from our Facebook page this Friday afternoon; and you can ask Mod Osborne anything you like! Just sit back, relax, and enjoy Mod Osborne’s dulcet tones (and huge head) through your PC or phone.

Ask your questions on the forums and we’ll pose as many as we can in half an hour!

Golden Gnomes 2016 - Nominations

Nominations are now open for several Golden Gnomes categories with the winners set to be revealed during RuneFest 2016. Head over to the news post for all the info and links you need.


Have a great week!

The RuneScape Team