Golden tench

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The Golden tench is a very rare equippable fish obtained from aerial fishing at Lake Molch, caught at a rate of 1/20,000.[1] When a player receives the tench, a red message in the chatbox will state "The cormorant has brought you a very strange tench."

Equipping the golden tench allows players to "Whack" other players like the rubber chicken does, but cannot be fumbled like it, and thus is never forcefully dropped on the ground. It can also be stored in a magic wardrobe within a player-owned house Costume Room.

Unlike other catches in Lake Molch, the Golden tench can't be cut using a knife. However, players can speak to Alry the Angler to exchange it for 100 Molch pearls.

The golden tench is not affected by the Rada's Blessing, which gives a chance to catch an extra fish.

Combat styles[edit | edit source]

Combat OptionsCombat StyleAttack typesStyleExperience
CombatStyles Blunt.pngPoundCrushAccurateAttack and Hitpoints
PummelCrushAggressiveStrength and Hitpoints
BlockCrushDefensiveDefence and Hitpoints

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
7 March 2019

A message has been added for when a player receives a Golden tench.

7 February 2019
(update | poll)

The golden tench can now be exchanged for 100 Molch pearls by speaking to Alry the Angler.

24 January 2019

Attack speed changed from 3 (1.8 seconds) to 4 (2.4 seconds).

17 January 2019

The golden tench was given negative stats to match other fun weapons and can now be stored in a magic wardrobe.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Munro's Twitter account. 13 February 2019. (Archived from the original on 25 March 2019.) Mod Munro: "As I mentioned on the Q & A, here are the pictures of the drop rates for various parts of Kebos. This time with the correct drop rate for the pieces of the Brimstone Ring."