The Beach Is Here! - This Week In RuneScape - News - RuneScape - RuneScape (2024)

The Beach is back! Kick back with fellow 'Scapers as you get some summary XP Gains in. Or, you know, spend all day in the Dungeoneering Hole. You do you.

The Beach
Suns out, guns out

Summer’s here and The Beach is back!

Lumbridge Crater has been transformed into a seasonal oasis where you can train your skills or just take it easy and soak up the summer holiday vibes. You've always got a chance of finding some extra rewards while skilling at The Beach, and this year we've got a couple of new additions - the Skeleton Warrior Conjure Override and a new Casual Beachwear outfit! Nothing says summer like a makeover for you and your best skelly friends! You can also pick up both rewards directly from Flo's Shop for 150 Runecoins each.

Speaking of drops, we'd like to introduce you to someone new...

Yep, this is what you think it is - this is Clawdie, the long-awaited Boss Pet drop from Clawdia!

Alongside a few new rewards, we've also packed a load of Quality of Life improvements into this year's Beach, including longer AFK timers for some activities and the ability to get Skilling Pet drops while training here. Don't miss the full Patch Notes below to see all the changes we've brought to the sandy shore this year!

The Beach is open from now until July 22nd - don't forget your sunscreen!


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Developer discussions, Livestreams and more!

June 26th: J-Mod Stream - RuneSkill and Chill: Introducing Mod Yuey!

Meet RuneScape's new Community Manager Mod Yuey as he gets in some quality Skill and Chill time with Mod Doom. Catch the stream live on our Official Twitch Channel at the slightly earlier start time of 15:00 Game Time.


Patch Notes
Fixes and Improvements in this Week's Game Update

Hotfix 🩹

  • Sheathing equipped weapons should no longer affect aura overrides.

The Beach ⛱

  • The following tokens from the beach are now tradeable on the Grand Exchange:
    • Stick of Rock token
    • Phoebe pet token
    • Throwing disc token
    • Throwing starfish token
    • Bucket head token
    • Buried in sand rest emote token
    • Clawdia hat token
    • Dragon ring token
    • Snorkel token
  • All beach reward tokens are now tradeable on the Grand Exchange for Ironmen.
  • Players can now participate in bodybuilding with a pet summoned.
  • Skilling pets can now be obtained from all Beach skilling activities.
  • Increased the AFK timeout on the following Beach activities:
    • Bodybuilding
    • Sandcastle building
    • Hook-a-duck
    • Coconut shy
    • Barbecues
  • The following beach skilling activities now have a headbar to show when they'll time out:
    • Bodybuilding
    • Sandcastle building
    • Hook-a-duck
    • Coconut shy
    • Barbecues
    • Dungeoneering hole
  • Sandy Clues that are not located on the Beach itself have been removed.
  • Sandy Caskets are now stackable.
  • The following changes have been made to basic co*cktails:
    • Now have a right-click option specifying what skills they cover.
    • Now work akin to advanced co*cktails - drinking one will provide a 10% boost for 15 minutes (rather than stacking 2-10%).
    • If the relevant advanced co*cktail is active, its Beach skilling activity can now be participated in at full temperature.
  • The following rewards have been moved to the Cosmetic Item Shop:
    • Iaia Beachwear token
    • Flower hairpin token
    • Oar token
    • Ful surfboard
    • Wen surfboard
    • Bik surfboard
  • Increased the chance of obtaining unique rewards from Beach skilling activities.
  • Added the following old rewards to the loot table for Beach skilling activities:
    • Monkey cape
    • Ring of sand
    • Shark fists
  • Added new variants of the Beach Swimming and Beach Summer Fun outfits, without blue lines:
    • Beach Swimming (plain)
    • Beach Summer Fun (plain)
  • The Beach Swimming female top now has a belly button.
  • A new boss pet, Clawdie, can now be obtained as a drop from Clawdia.

Archaeology Daemonheim 🖌️

  • Aged journal can no longer be disassembled.
  • Players may now appropriately dig for the Chaos Witch's Wand again.

Quests 🧙‍♂️

  • Cave now appears correctly in Salt in the Wound.
  • Fixed typos in Violet is Blue Too.

General 🔧

  • The shell clue has moved to the same spot as before, near the Lighthouse.
  • The word "rune" has now been removed from the Replica Saradomin Kiteshield on the Wardrobe.
  • Achievements are now appropriately unlocked when using a boost to meet requirements.
  • Fixed an issue with Solak's final phase where the Manifestations of Erethdor would target new players that teleported into Solak's mind, rather than sticking to their current target.
  • Fixed an issue where the Manifestations of Erethdor wouldn't return to dealing damage to Solak if their target died or returned to the base map.
  • Saradomin Sabatons can now be equipped correctly as a cosmetic override.
  • Badir the Snake Charmer now has a 'Listen to' option.
  • Added resting spot map icons to various musicians around Gielinor.
  • Fixed tutorial UI for certain languages.
  • Removed an additional reference to Hero Pass.
  • Hemlock's extra dialogue option is now always accessible through 'Other topics'.
  • Fixed Vyrewatches that were not attacking the player in Darkmeyer.
  • Altered the Professor hairstyle so that it will no longer clip with hats and tiaras.
  • The Lucille pet now is shown as a pet in the unlock notifications from the Treasure Hunter and in the chat message when unlocked.
  • Reduced Osseous' cutscene combat level to match Osseous' boss combat level.
  • Corrected a typo in the Occultist's Ring examine text.
  • Corrected punctuation in the animal trait re-roller dialogue window.
  • Field of view will no longer change based on interface scaling settings.

Treasure Hunter Calendar
What's up next?

Starts June 25th| Ends June 26th| Mysteria

Mysteria constantly rotates multiple versions of Treasure Hunter over the course of two days! Dive in to find out what's next...

Starts June 27th| Ends July 1st | Potion Pandemonium

Gather potions and use them to complete collections! Earn multipliers and win brand new summer themed prizes from the Witch's Chest. Get your hands on the Arcane Apprentice Outfit which comes with a stylish hat and sunglasses and the Arcane Apprentice Umbrella! Keep the sun out of your eyes while you cast a spell down by the beach!


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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:

  • Hosted By: MandyPandy, Holbytla, and Spirits of Arianwyn Clan
  • Date/Time: Thursday June 27th, 19:00 Gametime
  • Location: Fort Forinthry
  • World: 252
  • FC: Dung Titan
  • Hosted By: M e r c y and Dung Titan
  • Date/Time: Saturday June 29th, 13:00 Gametime
  • Location: Rex Matriarch Lobby
  • World: 35
  • FC: Dung Titan
  • Hosted By: Princess Rae, Firesteal918 and Spirits of Arianwyn Clan
  • Date/Time: Monday June 24th, 02:00 Gametime
  • Location: Fort Forinthry
  • World: 116

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!

Community Spotlight

Clue Chasers

Clue Chasers is a community-driven space for players to discuss and share information about Clue Scrolls. Get ready as they return this year aiming to set a new record for the most amount of caskets opened in a single day! Join them alongside numerous clans and creators at the Well of Goodwill on June 29th - W124. Be sure to watch out for creators streaming their openings, and remember any amount goes!


  • World: 124
  • Location: Well of Goodwill at the Grand Exchange
  • FC: Clue Chasers
  • When: Saturday, June 29th @19:00 GMT - Sunday, June 30th @00:00 GMT
Stream When Clue Hoard
2slaya Live from 9pm GMT Opening 500 hards
Clueski Live from start Opening 4,000 hards, 1,300 elites and 300 masters
Curtizio Live from 6pm GMT Opening 3,000 elites
Dolerei Live from start Opening 100 hards and 350 masters
DrewenRS Live from start Opening 5,000 hards and 1,000 elites
EloquentSilence Live from 7:30pm GMT Opening 200 elites and 200 masters
im Crystal Live from start Opening 500 easies and 1,000 elites
Joz Live from 10pm GMT Opening 200 elites
kennaelise Live from start Opening 1,000 hards and 1,000 elites
LovveL Live from 9pm GMT Opening 1,500 masters
Manifaze Live from 7pm GMT Opening 1,500-2,000 elites
MoonFairy Live from 11pm GMT Opening 200 hards, 200 elites and 50 masters
P U P Live from start 3,000 hards, 500 elites and 60 masters
XtraSparkles Live from start Opening 200 hards, 200 elites and 215 masters
xWannes Live from start Opening 333 masters
Zingstah Live from start Opening 800 masters
Zte Live from start Opening 5,050 elites

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