Activities

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“Activity” redirects here. For the bar that tracks a player’s participation in some activities, see Activity bar.
Activities

Activities (formerly Minigames) are small games in which player(s) set out to complete a certain objective. These games sometimes allow players to gain experience and items. They are identified with a red star * icon on the map. Activities can be repeated, unlike quests or miniquests which can only be completed once. All activities used to require membership, although now a small number are available to free-to-play players.

All the activities currently available in RuneScape are listed below, each with a short description and a link to the main article.

 

Activities

Activities are classified as either Safe or Dangerous depending on whether Items are Kept on Death or Items are Not Kept on Death.

SafeEdit Safe section

Items will not be lost upon death. However, if poisoned outside the game, the player may lose their items. Some activities may also be dangerous while traveling to the area. If the player does die of poison or other threats, however, they receive a gravestone as usual.

DangerousEdit Dangerous section

Items will be lost upon death, and depending on the activity, you may or may not get a gravestone.

Player versus player/monster

These activities involve the use of combat skills to fight players or monsters.

  • (m) members only
Icon Name Activity classification Description
Barbarian Assault Barbarian Assault (m) Safe A team of five fights waves of penance creatures and the penance queen.
Barrows Barrows (m) Dangerous Fight the six Barrows Brothers to earn Barrows equipment.
Temple Trekking Burgh de Rott Ramble (m) (reverse route of Temple Trekking) Dangerous A game where you guide potential Myreque recruits from Paterdomus to Burgh de Rott. Note: If players die during this activity, their gravestone will be placed outside of Paterdomus.
Castle Wars Castle Wars (m) Safe A competitive game of Capture the Flag in which two teams try to bring the opponent’s flag back to their base.
Clan Wars Clan Wars Depends on setting Gather a clan and war against another. One of the five free play activities. Note: If a player dies in a ‘Dangerous’ scenario during this activity, they will drop all of their items (unless Protect Item is active, in which case they keep the most valuable item). Players do not get a gravestone if they die in a ‘Dangerous’ scenario, and all dropped items are lost.
Conquest Conquest (m) Safe Outflank and outmanoeuvre your opponent on a Void Knight battlefield.
Duel Arena Duel Arena Depends on setting Players duel each other, with the ability to set special rules. One of the five free play activities.
Fist of Guthix Fist of Guthix Safe A tactical one-on-one game with two rounds, in which one player collects charges with a magical stone while the other is trying to hunt them down. In the second round, the players switch sides. One of the five free play activities.
Mage Arena Mage Arena (m) Dangerous Battle Kolodion for the right to learn God spells.
Mobilising Armies Mobilising Armies (m) Safe Control an army and defeat opponents in RuneScape‘s real-time strategy game.
Pest Control Pest Control (m) Safe A team combat activity which involves protecting a vulnerable Void Knight, while fending off against waves of incoming monsters and taking down four portals.
Soul Wars Soul Wars (m) Safe PvP team-based Slayer activity where teams compete to kill the opponents avatar, with self-chosen rewards gained upon victory.
Temple Trekking Temple Trekking (m) (reverse route of Burgh de Rott Ramble) Dangerous A game where players have to guide refugees from Burgh de Rott to Paterdomus for rewards. Note: If players die during this activity, their gravestone will be placed by the refugees in Burgh de Rott.
TzHaar Fight Cave TzHaar Fight Cave (m) Safe Players fight alone against an army of TzHaar monsters. If they can defeat TzTok-Jad, they gain the sought-after fire cape. Tokkul is also rewarded.
Tzhaar Fight Pit TzHaar Fight Pit (m) Safe Players fight in a safe pit of combat in a free-for-all environment, last man standing gains a tokkul reward.

Skill

These activities focus on certain skills to achieve a goal.

  • (m) stands for members only
Icon Name Activity classification Skill(s) Description
All Fired Up All Fired Up (m) Dangerous Firemaking Players must light beacons spread along the Wilderness edge. Each beacon has a specific Firemaking requirement, up to level 92. Completion of the quest All Fired Up is required.
Blast Furnace Blast Furnace (m) Low danger from heat pump damage if done incorrectly. Smithing, Strength,Agility, Crafting Players work together to keep the furnace running. The furnace halves the amount of coal needed to produce a bar when smelting.
Brimhaven Agility Arena Brimhaven Agility Arena (m) Dangerous Agility A Medium level Agility course for players. Pillars dispense tickets which can be traded in for rewards.
Fishing Trawler Fishing Trawler (m) Safe Fishing Players work together to keep a boat afloat while keeping nets fixed in order to catch as many fish as possible.
Gnome Ball Gnome Ball (m) Dangerous(players may take a small amount of damage that could result in death) Agility, Ranged An activity where players try to pass and charge with a small ball towards a hoop to score a goal, while the defending gnomes attempt to tackle them.
Gnome Restaurant Gnome Restaurant (m) Safe (Possibly involves travel past aggressive monsters.) Cooking Players deliver food to customers gnomes within a time limit, gaining unique food rewards.
Great Orb Project Great Orb Project Safe Runecrafting Two teams compete to collect orbs while preventing the other team from collecting theirs. Winners of each round gain Runecrafting rewards. One of the five free play activities.
Herblore Habitat (m) Safe Farming, Herblore, Hunter Farm and make potions to enable you hunt Jadinko‘s.
Impetuous Impulses Impetuous Impulses (m) Depends on area Hunter A activity where implings are hunted and trapped in magical jars. Rewards vary from a chisel to pieces of dragon arrows to Royal clothing.
Mage Training Arena Mage Training Arena (m) Safe Magic An activity composed of four separate “sub-activities”. The rewards are pizazz points, exchangeable for abilities such as the Bones to Peaches spell, or items such as runes or infinity robes.
Pyramid Plunder Pyramid Plunder (m) Dangerous Thieving Advance through 8 rooms, avoiding traps, and defending yourself from the pyramid’s inhabitants in an attempt to loot treasure.
Ranging activity Ranging activity (m) Safe Ranging A way to train Range which can be profitable. Players may exchange tickets earned as rewards for items, such as rune arrows.
Rogues' Den Rogues’ Den (m) Safe Agility, Thieving Players navigate a maze with traps and obstacles by using Agility and Thieving. Failure results in disqualification upon which some experience is awarded. Success may lead to attaining Rogue armour.
Sorceress's Garden Sorceress’s Garden (m) Safe Thieving Players attempt to sneak around watchful elementals guarding their gardens to pick Sq’irk fruits or herbs.
Trouble Brewing Trouble Brewing (m) Safe (Involves travelling past aggressive monsters.) Multiple skills Two teams compete as each try to brew the most bottles of ‘rum’. Experience in a variety of skills can be earned for performing the many tasks needed in the process of ‘rum’ production.
Vinesweeper Vinesweeper (m) Safe Farming A minesweeper-like game where players are rewarded with farming experience or seeds.

Combat skillingEdit Combat skilling section

These activities feature both combat and the use of skills.

  • all here are members only.
Icon Name Activity classification Skill(s) Description
Shades of Mort'ton Shades of Mort’ton (m) Dangerous Crafting, Firemaking, and combat. Build up a temple and defend it from attacking shades, and venture into the shady catacombs beneath Mort’ton, reaping the monetary gains.
Stealing Creation Stealing Creation (m) Safe (items obtained within the game will be lost) All skills exceptFarming, Slayer, Firemaking, and Dungeoneering A team-based activity where teams compete for the most points. Players make and use armour and weaponry to engage in combat, or gain further points through item creation and refinement.
Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup Tai Bwo Wannai Cleanup (m) Dangerous Woodcutting and combat Players help clean up the village of Tai Bwo Wannai, while encountering monsters, earning the village currency of trading sticks as reward.

A player participating in the Blast Furnace activity.

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Miscellaneous

Other activities that can be played and do not fit into the above categories.

  • (m) stands for members only, which all of the below are.
Icon Name Activity Classification Description
Burthorpe Games Room Burthorpe Games Room (m) Safe A room where players can compete in various board games.
Rat Pits Rat Pits (m) Dangerous to the life of the cat, not to the life of the player Players can train their cats to be a wily cat in these arenas of battle between cats and mice.
Rogue Trader Rogue Trader (m) Safe (Death is possible travelling into the desert.) Players barter with Ali Morrisane. The rewards include “cheap” runes, clothes, and blackjacks.

See alsoEdit See also section

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