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Halloween 2016 - Old School RuneScape

Written by mark4785 on . Posted in OSRS News


October 20 2016
Halloween 2016
Halloween 2016

A woman cries as a man lays dying, desperately they beg you to stop a cryptic killer before their friends suffer a similar fate. Welcome to Halloween 2016!

This event is available in both members and free-to-play worlds.

Make your way to Lumbridge Swamp, speak to the grieving Abigale and she'll lend you her boat to track down this mysterious killer.

Unfortunately, the boat isn't very sturdy. You'll need to leave all your items in the bank if you wish to stop the killer.


Should you manage to survive the night, for completing this event you will be rewarded with a scream inducing mask and a set of robes to match, as well as the killer's own blade.

And, as always, you'll also receive all of the rewards earned from previous Halloween events:

  • Anti-Santa's new, comfortable attire.
  • A new, deathly wallkit for your player-owned house.
  • The Ash emote.
  • These two additional skin colours from the Makeover Mage: 
  • Skeleton outfit.
  • Scythe.
  • Jack lantern mask.
  • Zombie head.
  • The Scared emote.
  • Black h'ween mask.
  • Grim reaper hood.
  • Pumpkins.
  • Red, blue and green h'ween masks.
  • An additional green skin colour from the Makover Mage.

Halloween community events

As is tradition for holidays in Old School, we'll be making use of our rotten potatoes to spawn some spooky Halloween items!

If you want to get your hands on some h'ween loot, keep an eye on the Old School Twitter and watch out for in-game broadcasts.

In other news

  • Worlds 360 & 338 have been reverted from Deadman Seasonal to regular worlds.

Bug Fixes

  • Blocked mithril seeds in Clan Wars.
  • Unfiltered some messages from the gem bag.
  • Fixed some animation issues with the heavy casket.
  • You can no longer initiate combat with an NPC straight after it has been pickpocketed.
  • Spirit trees now have the usual teleport delays on DMM worlds.

Developer Q&A - Important Announcement

During the developer Q&A taking place later today we will be making an announcement that you won't want to miss. Be sure to tune in over on the RuneScape Twitch channel at 5pm BST! 

Discuss this update on our forums.