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October 25, 2021 - This Week In RuneScape: The TzekHaar Front


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This Week In RuneScape: The TzekHaar Front

Feeling the chill of the season? Descend into the fiery underbelly of Senntisten for the final front of the Elder God Wars Dungeon and you’ll warm up in no time – read on to find out more! We’ve also got Halloween goodies galore as we unveil the Grim Harvest: a Treasure Hunter bonanza with bite. Plus, don’t miss our page preview of the 20th Anniversary book and a special bumper edition of Community News!

 
The TzekHaar Front
Into the fiery depths…

We’re deep in the heart of Senntisten for the final front of the Elder God Wars, and things are really hotting up now. You’ll have to fight wave after wave of Ful’s most fearsome minions, culminating in a mano-a-mano face-off with the Fight Kiln champion, TzKal-Zuk. It’s Gielinor’s greatest warriors in a decisive final battle for the fate of the world!

Some of you may be familiar with Zuk, who has previously appeared in Old School RuneScape. He’ll offer you a series of challenges, before stepping into the arena himself to crush you with his own hands – and his awesome lava sword!

It’s a tough fight – with the very real possibility of getting utterly flame-grilled – but if you succeed, you’ll bag some seriously mighty rewards. And if that’s not enough for you, there’s always Hard Mode… oh, and isn't it Free Death Week this week? Oh yes it is!

Want an additional challenge on top of all that? Well you're in luck because with the release of the TzekHaar Front comes an all-new challenge: the TzekHaar Front World’s First Race! Be the first player to complete the front on Hard Mode in a flawless run to be crowned the champion and win a special prize!

To learn more about this climactic encounter and the scorching rewards on offer, check out last week's detailed newspost!

 
New Marketplace Items
Shop for the spooky season!

Got that Halloween feeling? Time to mosey on down to the Marketplace and kit yourself out with some creepy cosmetics and a suitably spooky companion.

First up, there’s the Tithe Collector’s Pack, featuring:

  • Tithe Collector's Robes
    • Tithe Collector's Hood
    • Tithe Collector's Robe Top
    • Tithe Collector's Robe Bottom
    • Tithe Collector's Gloves
    • Tithe Collector's Boots
  • Tithe Collector's Scythe
  • Tithe Collector's Off-Hand Scythe

The whole pack costs 195 RuneCoins for members and 216 RuneCoins for non-members.

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For the real Halloween fiends, get yourself a spooky familiar in the form of the Pumpkin Pet!

This petrifying pal costs 135 RuneCoins for members and 150 RuneCoins for non-members.

 
Prime Gaming
The latest drop for Halloween!

Have you seen the new drops for Prime Gaming that landed last week? We’re psyched about these scarily good freebies!

Featuring 7 days of membership and the wonderfully ghoulish Squashua, our completely gourd-geous pumpkin pet, this is a little Halloween treat for all Prime Gaming members.

The drop is available until November 16th. Not redeemed yours yet? Head here to get started or to find out more.

 
Grim Harvest
Reap the rewards of the season!

It’s a very special spooky season this year, as we introduce the latest Treasure Hunter bonanza - Grim Harvest! This is your chance to grab some very special items only available over the Halloween period, so mark your calendars now.

By playing Treasure Hunter between October 28th to November 1st you can earn seasonal Oddments (H’oddments) to exchange for items from previous Halloween Treasure Hunter promotions, including one set of rewards we’ve not seen for five years – yes, the Walk Like A Zombie collection is back! Furthermore the eerie Zombie Walk override token also returns, available through Treasure Hunter for a limited time!

Please note: Grim Harvest is not available for Ironman players.

 
RuneScape: The First 20 Years
Take a sneak peek!

Our anniversary book, RuneScape: The First 20 Years, is ready and waiting to be shipped worldwide, and we can’t wait to settle down to read and reminisce (or just stare at the pretty pictures).

To give you an idea of just how lovely it’s shaping up to be, ScreenRant have got some preview pages for you to take a gander.

Check out the full article here!

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For more information about where to get your hands on a copy, check out last week's newspost.

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

Improvements

We've added new notifications for mobile for the following:

  • Giant Oyster reset
  • God Statues reset
  • Troll Invasion reset
  • Herby Werby reset
  • Tears of Guthix reset
  • Premier Club Gold Vault reset

These can be toggled from the setting > notifications > notification channels

Fixes

  • The additional Nodon Engineer in the Nodon Front has been removed.
  • Players can no longer die while standing in Death's Office.
  • Fixed an issue with Shadow Pontifex ring passively working in Wen while it is stored in a Bank.
  • Croesus Front - Mushrooms that are safe to climb will no longer change location.
  • There's been a graphical fix for the Lumbrige Crater.
  • Balancing adjustments have been made to the Mining nodes in the Croesus encounter.
  • Players that could not unlock the song 'Island Rock' during the quest Pieces of Hate can now do so by talking to Bill Teach.
  • Hotfixed - Fixed the incorrect removal of the Prime Aura item.
  • Hotfixed - The Halloween Event NPCs will no longer continually spawn themselves upon booting a server.
 
Upcoming Livestreams
News and fun live from the J-Mod team

Tuesday October 26th | 16:00 Game Time | The TzekHaar Front - Let's Play

Join our J-Mods as they take on TzKal-Zuk in the latest front of the Elder God Wars Dungeon!

Watch live on Twitch!

 
Community
A special bumper edition of the latest goings-on!

As this is Mod Kari's final newspost (sob!), this week's community tab is a jam-packed special-edition featuring artwork, videos and more!

RuneTube

From Small Beginnings - RS3 Story Mode Ep. 1

Jaxyy's story mode playthrough is hands down one of the best ways to experience the various quests and legends of RuneScape! Her amazing character voices and impeccable knowledge of the world of Gielinor really makes you regret space-barring through yourself:

 

A New Adventure - Desert Only Hardcore Ironman (#1)

A few years ago MrKathaar started an excellent new challenge – Hardcore Ironman with the strict stipulation of being locked to the Kharidian Desert. Through his adventure, Kathaar explores all sorts of lesser-known RuneScape content!

 

Meet Your Streamer: RuneScape's Mod Bolton

Earlier in the year GossipCurl interviewed Mod Bolton, Head of Influencer Management here at Jagex, for her popular Meet Your Streamer series. It’s well worth a watch if you want to learn more about our Influencer Program! Gossip's also interviewed a number of other great streamers, so have a look through her channel while you’re there!

 

The Graveyard of Senntisten

Gawkie's no stranger to making great music, but this track really stands out thanks to its chilling undertones and dramatic flair. It’s the perfect soundtrack for tackling Croesus!

 

Cracking Creations

Willow Creative's T95 Set!

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Every time Willow makes a new prop we can't help but yearn for a live action RuneScape movie. Earlier in the year she created the magnificent Staff of Armadyl and Dark Ice Shard. We can't wait to see what she makes next!

 

The Elder God Wars Dungeon Reveal Artwork

For each front of the Elder God Wars Dungeon, we've been working with our lovely community artists to create some awesome reveal art. As the final front opens, let’s look back at these amazing pieces:

 

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By Killerfishy

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By Linyi

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By Willoway

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By Nina Ray

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By Enkoro

 

Baroo's Birthday! Prezleek's Birthday!

 

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Prezleek's known for her many comics and ace artwork, but with her birthday coming up next week we wanted to share this celebratory piece! Happy Birthday Prezleek!

 

Smile!

 

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Throwback to Elej's amazing Rex Matriarchs drawing from back in April! Smile for the camer- er, canvas!

 

A Hard Fall

Last year we were enthralled by Chaos_Elemental's amazing A Hard Fall, a 79 chapter epic which features ‘a little bit of everything you love about RuneScape.’ If you're in need of some absorbing bedtime reading, get this up on the tablet:

https://archiveofourown.org/works/22702537/chapters/54259267

 

Pink Skirts

Each week the Pink Skirts put on a selection of fun activities that everyone can join. Here are some of our favourites coming up:

 

Town Square Q&A

Hosted by: Steve20058, Lynxlynx & Saphhirra

Date/Time: Monday October 25th, 20:15 - 21:15 GMT

World: 3

Location: Varrock West Bank


 

Gregorovic Mass

Hosted by: M e r c y & Helpscape

Date/Time: Tuesday October 26th, 12:00 - 13:00 GMT

World: 35

Location: Sliske Lobby, The Heart of Gielinor

If neither of those take your fancy, take a look at the full events schedule here. There’s sure to be something you’ll enjoy!


 

Scapers' Screenshots

This week's screenshots come from ScreenieScape! Check 'em out here.

 

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By AWeeRedPanda

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By Lily

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By Laggspikes


 

Community Shout-Out

Lastly, we want to call out a bunch of awesome fan communities!

FashionScapers

Got a fresh new look and feeling runway ready? Then FashionScapers is the community for you! Show off your glamourous garb, get inspired, and strut your stuff throughout Gielinor!

SupportScape

Sometimes we all need someone to talk to. SupportScape is a community of RuneScape players who listen, offer support, and provide resources to their fellow players in need of a little extra help.

RuneScape Art Community Discord

Inspired by the artwork in the Community Tab? Join the RuneScape Art Community, the home of creativity in RuneScape, and enjoy even more amazing art – or maybe even share your own!


- The RuneScape Team

 

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