Questions tagged [oldschool-runescape]

An MMORPG based on Runescape as it was in 2007. Use this tag for questions specifically about the Old School version of the game. For questions about the modern version, use the [Runescape] tag.

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Where is Eluend in the final stages of Song of the Elves?

I'm at the final boss battle of Song of the Elves, but my teleport crystal is out of charges. I looked for Eluend in Lletya, where she has been throughout the quest, but she's not here. I tried ...
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How long is the idle timer?

In Old School RuneScape, you automatically get logged out after a certain period of inactivity. This is approximately a few minutes when not in combat, tens of minutes when in combat, and six hours no ...
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Do defensive bonuses make any difference against Tar Monsters?

I'm cutting Sculliusceps to train woodcutting, and the main issue I'm running into right now is dealing with the damage from Tar Monsters. The wiki says they deal typeless ranged damage. What does ...
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What is special about the 73-88% Barrows reward potential range?

Something I've noticed about RuneLite is that the reward potential percentage color for the Barrows plugin changes at certain thresholds. Digging into the source code, the line that does this is this ...
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Can noted weapons be brought into Glarial's Tomb?

I'm considering making a Hardcore Ultimate Ironman - an Ultimate Ironman where I impose the same restrictions as a typical HC. This means I am unable to do the traditional Ultimate methods of using a ...
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Is it possible to have multiple characters on one Runescape account?

I want to start up an Iron-Man character on Old School Runescape, but I do not want to start up a new account to do so. I already have an OSRS account (that I made a while ago when it came out), but I ...
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rs3 account gone with old school?

So, i made an old school mobile runescape account recently with the new mobile app. But when i went to log into my old rs3 account it has reset everything to nothing. And it looks like it almost ...
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Can I reclaim my iron man armour set after death?

If I die as a regular iron man and I lose my iron man armour, will I be able to retrieve my armour in Lumbridge from Adam? Is there another retrieval mechanic? Or perhaps the armour is lost forever?
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Why are battleaxes so rarely used among players?

I started playing OSRS last week mainly due to the nostalgic factor. However I never realised before that I've never seen a player fighting with a battleaxe (in the F2P world atleast, can't say about ...
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How does 3 tick fishing work?

I understand that a lot of things in Oldschool Runescape can be tick manipulated. One of which I am interested in is 3 tick fishing. From my understanding, you need to perform certain actions within ...
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What price does Runeloader report back when examining an item?

Using the Runeloader client, when you examine an item, it reports back to you the Grand Exchange average price. I was killing some Mutated Bloodvelds in the Catacombs of Kourend, which can drop ...
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“Unzip” items so I can use them

I received some of these items from another player and some from the event quests. They came in this weird format to save some space, I think. How can I "unzip" them?
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What is the storage limit of the Blast Mine sack in Oldschool RuneScape?

In the Blast Mine all the ores you collect are deposited in the sack. At the top of the screen is a counter of how many ores you collected of each type. I wonder how many ores you can store in the ...
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What is the purpose of prospecting ore rocks in RuneScape?

In Oldschool RuneScape (and, to this date, RS3 as well) you can prospect any ore rock. But I never understood the purpose of this feature. Visually, it's very obvious which kind of rock you're mining, ...
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Is it possible to skip Tutorial Island?

I played this game long time ago, but I still remember how to play the basics that we learn in Tutorial Island. I created a new character and it went right away to Tutorial Island. Is there any way ...
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Where is the anvil in Lumbridge?

I started playing Oldschool Runescape earlier. I already have some bronze bars to make me a better armorer, but I can't find an anvil to make it. Is there any anvil in Lumbridge? According to this ...
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Rag & Bone Wish List killing monsters

Do I really have to kill all the monsters to finish the (mini)quest or is it possible to buy some bones of the ge?
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Why is my Runescape character/username missing or reset?

I've played Runescape since about 2006/2007 but quit right after the citadel update. I have come back after about 5 years because I heard about the Oldschool Runescape fork. I am aware it resets your ...
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When installing Runescape: “Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid”

I was trying to install a game that used to play when I was young, Runescape. I didn't enjoy the new version of that, so I tried to download the oldschool Runescape. Happens that after the download, ...
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How is combat damage determined in Old School RuneScape?

In Old School RuneScape, what determines how much damage I'll deal each hit? What's the (quantitative) effect of each of the various factors affecting combat, such as gear, combat stat levels, ...
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Will logging out and in frequently slow my pet kitten's growth?

I'd like to grow my Old School RuneScape pet kitten into a cat. Will my kitten grow up while I'm doing some activity which requires switching worlds roughly every 30 seconds, or will the frequent ...
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Old School RuneScape kingdom management: what's the difference between collecting resources daily and weekly?

In Old School RuneScape, I currently have 10 of my 15 Miscellanian subjects collecting herbs and the other 5 collecting maple logs. I collect my kingdom's produced resources weekly (every seven days)...
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What are the possible constellation-specific quest rewards from Observatory Quest?

In Old School RuneScape's Observatory Quest, the reward you get depends on the constellation you observe through the telescope during the quest. Unfortunately, the first couple quest guides I found ...
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Do the names of banned RuneScape accounts ever become available for reuse?

My RuneScape account was banned in September, 2010. A bit over four years later, it still has the same display name. I rather like the display name (it wouldn't be valuable on a secondary market, but ...
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Old School RuneScape: Interaction between pickaxe speed bonus and capped XP rates?

2007wiki provides the following comparison of Oldschool RuneScape Mining experience rates for iron powermining at various levels, assuming a dragon pickaxe is used: Level | Iron exp/h (dragon pickaxe)...
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Old School RuneScape magic training: finding best items for high level alchemy?

In Old School RuneScape, High Level Alchemy is a spell which converts items into money. How can I figure out the best items on which to cast this spell if I want to gain Magic experience? Here, "best" ...
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Oldschool RuneScape ironman: Motherlode Mine vs powermining

In Oldschool Runescape Ironman Mode, if I want both Mining and Smithing experience, which is faster? Mine at Motherlode Mine (which gives slow Mining experience but useful ores for Smithing); then ...
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How to determine whether Attack or Strength will train faster?

I'm trying to level a new character and I want to do so as efficiently as possible. I'm doing Slayer for all of my combat training, and will do whatever and expect to have any necessary gold for my ...
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How do I change my appearance?

When I was creating the character my computer froze and I had to close the window with the game. When I logged again, my character appearance was just like the bald-bearded default character. Is it ...
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What was the original Runescape 'Customization' music?

It was before a few overhauls of Runescape, and it played when you clicked on character customization (the little red closet booth would come out). It was a really peaceful and happy music, I think ...
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Do characters carry over when playing Old Runescape?

I want to play the old Runescape because I dislike the new combat update. After playing the game for over 6 years, and I want to play the old Runescape I am used to, but I want to keep all of my ...