Lit candle (unobtainable item)

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A lit candle is an unobtainable version of the Lit candle. Candles were previously tradeable and could be turned into banknotes. However, they were made untradeable due to an unfixable bug where trading a lit candle in a dark area would not update the lighting for either player.[1] Any player who had a noted Lit candle was given this now discontinued item. Originally, the item was identical to the real lit candle, except being stackable.

As this change occurred prior to August 2007, the item has never been obtainable in Old School RuneScape.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
26 February 2015
(update)
  • The item was renamed from "Lit candle" to "Null".
  • The examine was changed from "A lit candle." to "null".
  • The "Extinguish" option was removed.
  • The item's value was decreased from 3 to 0.
  • The item was made usable by to free-to-play players.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ed's Twitter account. 1 May 2017. (Archived from the original on 26 February 2021.) Mod Ed: "It's because if you traded the torch to someone in a dark area the lighting wouldn't update for either person. Not sure if that's fixable."