# Christmas corrupt cluefest

The Christmas corrupt cluefest was a special clue-seeker event held over the last two weeks of 2016. Clues were released on the Official OSRS Twitter and Official OSRS Facebook account.

 “ Damn, to provide context... there will be some clues put out over social media, somewhat similar to crack the clue but considerably easier. Bit of a raids teaser basically. Keep an eye on the old school twitter! ” — Mod Kieren - From the comment of a reddit post revealing the first piece without a hint given.

Completion of each clue will reward the player with a piece of the corrupted armour. This event will stay in-game indefinitely.

## Clue 1 - Helmet

Clue #1 was released on the 23rd of December:

Solve this clueless crossword to reveal the solution.

Solving this clue will grant the player a corrupted helmet.

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The numbers correspond to letters that need to be assigned. 6 is a common number, so it is most likely a vowel. By guessing it should be O, one can assume the vertical clue 14-6-T is H-O-T, and the horizontal clue 5-O-O-T-9 is B-O-O-T-S. From there the vertical 3-B-B-O-T is ABBOT, so 3 is A. The horizontal clue 1-L-A-4 is CLAY or FLAX, but 4 is the final letter of a vertical clue, and it's much more likely a word will end in Y rather than X, so the word is CLAY. By continuing this process one would arrive at the following solution:

Solution of the 1st Christmas corrupt clue

Take a bowl of hot water, leather boots, and soft clay to Abbot Langley.

## Clue 2 - Kiteshield

Clue #2 was released on the 27th of December:

Decipher this clue by pushing the box through the maze. Note that the box can only be pushed.

Solving this clue will grant the player a corrupted kiteshield.

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By pushing the box according to the black arrows to the exit, it will travel on the highlighted letters. Different colours are shown according to the words they spell out.

Solution of the 2nd Christmas corrupt clue

Bring an empty vial and oak logs to Phantuwti Fanstuwi Farsight.

## Clue 3 - Platebody

Clue 3 was released on the 30th of December:

Roll these words side to side to reveal the solution.

Solving this clue will grant the player a corrupted platebody.

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By sliding the words so different letters align vertically one can find 3 solutions to this puzzle.

Solution of the 3rd Christmas corrupt clue.

Take a pestle and mortar and an air rune to Horvik.

## Clue 4 - Platelegs/Plateskirt

Clue 4 was released on the 2nd of January:

Decipher this clue by replacing the question marks with the appropriate letter.

Solving this clue will grant male players a pair of corrupted platelegs, and female players will receive a corrupted plateskirt.

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In order to solve this puzzle, write the letters according to the order of the alphabet, starting from the shown letter to the square with the question mark. One should go according to the order or the reverse order as needed. For example, on the top row, go left from D 2 letters, D-C-B, the question mark corresponds to B. Solving the top rows gives B-O-N-E-S. The final solution is shown:

Solution of the 4th Clue

Bring an acorn and regular bones to Louie Legs.

## Trivia

• The platebody was discovered by coincidence two days before the clues were given.