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Pink skirt.png
ReleasedApril-June 2005 (Update unknown)
Removal22 June 2017 (Update)
Quest itemNo
ExamineSlightly archaic, but effective.
Value1 coin
High alch0 coins
Low alch0 coins
WeightUnknown [why?]
Advanced data
Item IDhist4000
Pink skirt detail.png

Iodine was an unobtainable item that previously could be found in the game cache. It was created to replace an item used by Jagex moderators for testing features of Monkey Madness I called the "Monkey Madness helper". Since items could not be fully removed once created, Iodine was added in a hidden update in 2005 to fill this slot.

The name and examine were designed to be inconspicuous, but the actual item was just a copy of a pink skirt. Originally, players had the option to "Activate" it. If players attempted to view the Iodine in game by using cheating software, they would be given a Hex edit detected instead.

In RuneScape, the item later became viewable via Quick Chat, causing much confusion.

The item was never obtainable in Old School RuneScape, and was replaced by Amethyst broad bolts in 2017.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
10 December 2014
  • The item was renamed from "Iodine" to "Null".
  • The item's examine was changed from "Slightly archaic, but effective." to "null".
5 July –
1 August 2005

The "Activate" option was replaced with a fake "Wear" option.