Dark

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Dark (#32)
Released 15 March 2004 (Update)
Members No
Location Wilderness
Unlock hint This track unlocks in the Wilderness.
Quest No
Duration 02:52
Platforms Spotify, Vinyl, Compact Disc
Album RuneScape: Original Soundtrack Classics
Composer Ian Taylor
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Advanced data
Cache ID 326

Dark is a music track that is unlocked in the Wilderness and also plays in Wilderness Agility Course Dungeon.

Prior to an update on 28 April 2021, the track could be unlocked north-east of the Chaos Temple and the hint referred to "south-east of the Wilderness". However, it can still be heard there if using Classic music mode.

Location before 2021

Analysis[edit | edit source]

The track is notable as it features four different short sections threaded together, with none of them repeated. The opening section lasts exactly fifty seconds, and features french horn along to a haunting background sound with a thumping drum beat underneath it, and this segues into a short chorus solo. The second section opens with a short piano solo. It is livelier and retains the chorus from the first section, which plays amongst a quick synthesised melody; this lasts just under forty seconds. The third section uses the same french horn from the opening and the same haunting background sound, but this time plays a slower, more woeful melody instead that lasts around thirty seconds. Once this dies down, the final section begins, which includes drums, bells, light piano, flutes and synthesised strings working together to create a moderately-paced, mysterious melody that lasts just over fifty seconds in total. Just as the section closes and track fades to nothing, the chime of a bell marks the finish.

Versions[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
26 October 2004
(update)

Dark is replaced with Barbarianism in the Barbarian Village.

18 October 2004
(update)

The track was renamed from "Dark2" to "Dark".

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The music track Intrepid features a remix of the third and fourth section of this song, except the miniature beats are not included.