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Shoot to Skill – RuneScape’s Fletching and Firemaking Skills Receive New Update

Ahead of the upcoming Double XP LIVE event and Yak Track overhaul, skillers will find plenty to do in this update.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, Cambridge, UK – RuneScape’s Fletching and Firemaking skills receive an update today which introduces several high-level training methods producing best-in-slot Elder God arrows to fell Gielinor’s most deadly threats. This new content launches today for high level skillers as the community looks forward to the Double XP event later this month.


Following the dramatic finale of the Elder God Wars, Prehistoric Potterington’s ‘Accidental’ Fletching & Firemaking Training Stations is a gameplay respite from the cataclysmic end to one of RuneScape’s most iconic storylines. This update includes a series of new arrows with corresponding effects as well as new means of training Firemaking and Fletching.


Complete the Extinction quest then meet with Prehistoric Potterington at the Anachronia Dinosaur Farm who has discovered three new methods to train Fletching and Firemaking using dinosaur eggs and zygomites,which are cute plant creatures as adorable as they are ancient.


By incubating, feeding, and ‘carestyling’, these colourful critters, players will collect and combine the components of T95 Dinarrows entirely through skilling, then imbue them with one of four powerful Elder God combat effects.


Create Dinarrows and Elder God Arrows to stock quivers ahead of upcoming content involving infernal adversaries or sell them to make a fortune at The Grand Exchange.


Players can also look forward to the return of the Double XP LIVE event from Friday 20 May until Monday, 30 May – the first since February. Get the most out of the skill grind with 48 hours of a Double XP bonus to use over the course of 10 days. An XP timer will begin at the time of login and stop at logout so RuneScape’s skill community can make the most of this limited time event.


RuneScape’s Yak Track is also back from May 30th until July 24th, where players can get their hands on Iaia themed cosmetic rewards and pets by taking part in fun and varied tasks in Gielinor.
RuneScape is available now on PC, Steam, iOS, and Android, complete with cross-platform progression and play on PC and mobile.


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About RuneScape
More than twenty-one years in the making and acclaimed by PC Gamer as “one of the most endearing and unique MMOs available”, RuneScape is an ever-expanding, living game that’s bursting with activity and life. Today RuneScape is one of the world’s longest-running online games, welcomed almost 300 million player accounts, and is at peak popularity with millions of players.


Set in a medieval fantasy land, begin by creating a character and then embark on epic journeys through a vast sandbox world that’s full of gods, warring races, unexplored dungeons, and glittering riches. Propelled by the game’s narrative, choose your own path through enthralling quests, and progress through 28 diverse skills to shape a single character in a classless world. RuneScape on mobile is now available for iOS and Android devices, featuring cross-platform play between mobile and desktop editions, enabling players to seamlessly jump between devices and take their adventure anywhere. In RuneScape, you get to be the hero you always wanted to be and, with new content added almost every week, there’s always a new and adventurous experience to look forward to. Become the hero you were born to be at www.runescape.com.


About Jagex
A leader in creating deep and engaging live games on PC and mobile, Jagex’s flagship MMORPG, RuneScape, has welcomed almost 300 million player accounts to its world and is a $1billion lifetime revenue franchise. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds. Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped. Now we’re expanding and extending our portfolio with fresh franchise titles and new IP to bring life to the living games of the future. Jagex employs more than 450 people at its Cambridge headquarters. Career information can be found at www.jagex.com

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