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The main settings interface.
Settings.png

Settings is the screen that lets players change various settings, such as the brightness of the game client, whether or not chat effects display, whether to accept aid or not, the volume of the music and sound effects, and much more.

While the settings tab allows players to quickly change their Control, Audio, and Display settings, players can change or toggle additional settings via the main settings interface, accessed by clicking the "All Settings" button on the bottom of the tab.

The main settings interface contains a toggle to show more/less information, a search bar to search for a specific setting, and a sub-list of settings in a specific category.

Activities[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Note: These options are currently only available on Steam clients.

Setting Function
Tile highlighting When enabled, hold Shift and right-click the ground to place highlights.
Tile highlight colour What colour your marked tiles will show up as.
Highlight hovered tile When enabled, highlights the tile under the mouse.
Highlight hovered tile - Always on top When enabled, shows the hovered tile highlight over objects in the world.
Highlight hovered tile - Colour Colour to highlight the tile under the mouse.
Highlight current tile When enabled, highlights the tile you are currently on.
Highlight current tile - Always on top When enabled, shows the current tile highlight over objects in the world.
Highlight current tile - Colour Colour to highlight the tile you are currently on.
Highlight destination tile When enabled, highlights the tile you are moving to.
Highlight destination tile - Always on top When enabled, shows the destination tile highlight over objects in the world.
Highlight destination tile - Colour Colour to highlight the tile you are moving to.

Skills[edit | edit source]

Note: These options are currently only available on Steam clients.

Setting Function
Agility helper When enabled, the Agility helper will be shown when on agility courses
Highlight agility obstacles When enabled, Agility obstacles will be highlighted in the game world, for the course that you are training on.
Highlight agility shortcuts When enabled, Agility shortcuts will be highlighted in the game world.
Fishing spot indicators When enabled, fishing spots will be highlighted and the fish the spot gives will be shown above the fishing spot. You can hover over the fish shown to see every fish that can be caught at the spot
Fishing spot indicators - Tools only When enabled, fishing spot indicators will only be shown if you have a tool that can be used at the fishing spot. When disabled, show fishing spot indicators regardless of tools.
Fishing spot indicators - Mouse over tooltip When enabled, hovering over a fishing spot indicator will show all the fish the spot has to offer.

Combat[edit | edit source]

An example of a raid layout as shown by the Chambers of Xeric helper overlay.
Setting Function
Data orbs - Regeneration indicators (Steam clients only) When enabled, adds a regeneration timer around your HP and special attack orbs on your minimap.
Hitsplat tinting Choose whether other player's hitsplats are tinted or not.
Show boss health overlay Choose whether health overlays are displayed at various bosses, such as Zalcano and The Nightmare.
Show normal health overlay (Steam clients only) When enabled, fighting any enemies will display a small health overlay.
Chambers of Xeric helper (Steam clients only) When enabled, the Chambers of Xeric helper will be shown when in a Chambers of Xeric raid.

Minigames[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Last Man Standing fog colour Choose which colour the fog in Last Man Standing would be. Can choose between Default (White), Green, Yellow, Red, Blue, White.

Audio[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Music volume A slider that adjusts the volume of in-game music shown in the Music Player.
Sound effect volume A slider that adjusts the volume of in-game sound effects such as when a player or monster takes damage.
Area sound volume A slider that adjusts the volume of ambient sounds, such as the sound of seagulls and crashing waves when near the ocean.
Music area mode Choose whether multiple music tracks would be played in their assigned areas (Modern), or a single music track in a single map area (Classic).
Music unlock message Choose whether to display music unlock messages in the chatbox when a new music track is unlocked.

Chat[edit | edit source]

Game Chat[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Enable profanity filter Choose whether offensive language is filtered. Bad words are replaced with a set of *.
Friend Login/Logout messages Choose whether the messages in the chatbox stating that a player in the friends list has logged in or out would always appear (On), would disappear after a short amount of time (Timeout), or would not appear (Off).
Show chat effects Choose whether chat effects and colours are displayed.
Split friends private chat Choose whether private messages are shown in or above the chatbox.
Hide private chat when the chatbox is hidden Choose whether the split private chat is shown when the chatbox is hidden or not. Can only be toggled when in resizable mode and when split chat is on.
Chat timestamps (Steam clients only) Choose whether timestamps are shown next to messages in the chatbox. Can choose between Server time, which is in UTC, or Local time as set by the device.
Enable precise timing Choose whether the player's timers (such as boss kill durations) are displayed to the nearest tenth of a second.
Enable separating hours Choose whether the player's timers are separated into hours, if applicable.
Collection log - New addition notification Sends a chat notification whenever a new item is added to your Collection log.
Loot drop notifications Choose whether to display a chatbox message notifying the player of a valuable drop above the threshold of the player's choosing.
Minimum item value needed for loot notification Sets a threshold for the loot drop notification setting. The maximum value is 500,000,000 coins.
Untradeable loot notifications Choose whether to display a chatbox message notifying the player of an untradeable drop. This setting can only be changed if the loot drop notification setting is enabled.
Filter out boss kill-count with spam-filter Choose whether the number of boss kills are displayed after every kill.
Combat Achievements Tasks - Failure Choose whether failing a Combat Achievements task would be accompanied by a chatbox message informing the player why they failed in doing the task.
Combat Achievements Tasks - Repeat failure Choose whether failing an already completed Combat Achievements task would be accompanied by a chatbox message informing the player why they failed in doing the task.
Combat Achievements Tasks - Repeat completion Choose whether re-completing a Combat Achievements task would be accompanied by a chatbox message.

Chat Colours[edit | edit source]

Players can choose a set of provided colours for various chats, or input their own using RGB and hex colour codes.

Players can choose the colours of various text in the chatbox, depending on whether they have set their chatbox to be opaque or transparent in the Advanced Display Settings. They can also reset the chat colours to the default colours, or use a custom input of RGB and hex colour codes.

Chat type Opaque Transparent
Public chat #0000ff #9090ff
#0000ff #9090ff
Private chat #7f0000 #bf2020
#7f0000 #bf2020
Private chat (if split) #00ffff
#00ffff
Auto chat #2020ef #4040ff
#2020ef #4040ff
Broadcast #000000 #ffffff
#000000 #ffffff
Broadcast (split) #ffff00
#ffff00
Friend chat #7f0000 #ef5050
#7f0000 #ef5050
Clan chat #7f0000
#7f0000
Guest clan chat #007a00 #00d300
#007a00 #00d300
Incoming trade request #7f007f #df20ff
#7f007f #df20ff
Incoming challenge request #7e3200 #ff20df
#7e3200 #ff20df

Players can choose 29 other colours for each chat type:

#000000 #ffffff #505050 #808080 #bbbbbb #800000 #ff0000 #ff3232 #c86400 #ff8000
#000000 #ffffff #505050 #808080 #bbbbbb #800000 #ff0000 #ff3232 #c86400 #ff8000
#ffa040 #c8c800 #ffff00 #ffff80 #008000 #00ff00 #80ff80 #000080 #0000ff #5050ff
#ffa040 #c8c800 #ffff00 #ffff80 #008000 #00ff00 #80ff80 #000080 #0000ff #5050ff
#400080 #8000ff #a040ff #502800 #804000 #a05000 #ff6464 #ff8080 #ffa0a0
#400080 #8000ff #a040ff #502800 #804000 #a05000 #ff6464 #ff8080 #ffa0a0

Controls[edit | edit source]

Control Options[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Player/NPC attack options Choose whether the first option on an NPC or player is "Attack". There are two separate settings, one for players and the other for NPCs.
  • Depends on combat levels - This is the default setting. If a monster's combat level is lower than yours, the first option will be "Attack". If it is higher, the first option will be "Walk here". Monsters above level 126 will also have 'attack' as the first option.
  • Left-click where available - This setting causes "Attack" to be the first option on every player or NPC.
  • Always right-click - This setting causes "Walk here" to be the first option on every player or NPC.
  • Hidden - This setting will cause the attack option to be omitted from right-clicking players or NPCs.
  • Right-click for clanmates - Click through clanmates.
Single mouse button mode Choose whether the mouse uses one or two buttons. If disabled, right-clicking will show a list of options and left-clicking will automatically choose the first option. If enabled, left-clicking will show the list instead.
Middle mouse button controls the camera Choose whether the middle mouse button can be used to control the in-game camera.
Shift click to drop items Choose whether holding the Shift key and left-clicking the mouse will drop an item from the inventory or not.
Shift Anti Drag (Steam clients only) Choose whether items in the inventory can only be moved when holding down the Shift key.
Move follower options lower down Choose whether the interacting options on a pet are all moved down to "Walk here" or not, preventing players from misclicking their pets when doing activities.
Show the function button (Mobile clients only) Choose whether the function button appears above Combat Options button to the left side of screen.
Select function-mode (Mobile clients only) Choose which 'function' the function button would be operating when active.
  • Tap-to-drop for insta-dropping items in the inventory when tapped on.
  • Single-tap for bringing up the long-tap options in a quick tap, similar to Right-clicking on Desktop clients.
  • Keyboard for bringing up the keyboard, via tapping the function button, particularly for when chatbox is closed.
Deadzone adjuster (Mobile clients only) A slider that adjusts how far sidebar buttons are away from the edge of the device's screen.

Keybinds[edit | edit source]

The Keybinding interface.

The Keybinds settings allows players can choose which F-keys will take the player to a certain side-panel.

Setting Function
Modern Layout - Side panel can be closed by the hotkeys When enabled, pressing the hotkey assigned to an already open side panel will close it.
Esc closes the current interface When enabled, the escape key will close your active interface.

Display[edit | edit source]

Graphics[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Screen Brightness A slider that can be adjusted to make the screen darker or brighter.
Camera zoom distance A slider that adjusts the camera's zoom.
View distance (Steam clients only) Change how far you can see the landscape. This does not affect view distance of other players or interact distance.
Hide roofs Choose whether roofs are selectively or always hidden.
Scroll wheel can change zoom distance Choose whether the mouse's scroll wheel can change the camera zoom.
Limit framerate (Steam clients only) Can be used to limit frames that are drawn per second. Can choose between 15, 20, 30, 60, and Unlimited.
Always on top (Steam clients only) When enabled, the client will always be on top of other windows/applications.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Options[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Accept aid Choose whether or not to be affected by special Magic spells that affect other players, such as the Teleother spells or the Cure Other and Tele Group spells from the Lunar spellbook. Players with Accept Aid off cannot be recruited for the Barbarian Assault minigame.
Food/Potions can form supply piles on death When enabled, and on death in non-instanced areas, supplies will drop to the ground where a player dies instead of going to their gravestone.

Interfaces[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Game client layout Choose the layout of the game client. There are three options:
  • Fixed - Classic layout - toggles the game client to be a fixed size of 765x503 pixels.
  • Resizable - Classic layout - toggles the game client to fill the window, but has the side-panels in the classic format.
  • Resizable - Modern layout - toggles the game client to fill the window, but has the side-panels attached to the bottom of the window.
Interface scaling (Steam clients only) A slider that scales the interface's components. Suitable for large display monitors where the default interface size may appear small. Can only be changed in resizable mode.
Interface scaling mode (Steam clients only) Choose how the interface is scaled. Note that this can affect performance and quality of the scaling. There are three options:
  • Nearest-Neighbour
  • Linear
  • Bicubic
Enable minimap zoom (Steam clients only) When enabled, allows you to increase and decrease the zoom of the minimap by scrolling, while the mouse cursor over the minimap.
Show attack style (Steam clients only) When enabled, your active attack style will be displayed on the top level interface.
Show data orbs When enabled, data orbs are shown around the world map
Show the Store button on Desktop When enabled, show the store button around the minimap on desktop only.
Show mouseover text (Steam clients only) When enabled, whatever action you have highlight in game will be shown in the top-left of your screen.
Show Wiki entity lookup When enabled, the Wiki entity lookup will be diplayed under the minimap.
Collection log - New addition popup Opens a popup whenever a new item is added to your Collection log.
Combat Achievements Tasks - Completion popup Choose whether completing a Combat Achievements task would be accompanied by a popup box.

Tooltips[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Show the remaining XP for a level in the stats panel When enabled, displays the XP needed to reach the next level when viewing the amount of XP you have in a skill.
Show mouseover tooltips (Steam clients only) When enabled, whatever action you have highlighted in game will be shown as a tooltip.
Show prayer tooltips When enabled, hovering over a prayer shows the prayer effect.
Show special attack tooltip When enabled over the special attack bar will show its effect.

Resizable[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Click through transparent chatbox When enabled, if you have a transparent chat box, you can click through it.
Transparent chatbox When enabled, in resizable mode make the chatbox background transparent.
Transparent side panel When enabled, your side panel will be transparent.
Chat box scrollbar postion Which side the scrollbar should be placed in the chat box.
Modern Layout - Side panel visual appearance Which visual appearance your side panel should take.

Modified Stats Overlay[edit | edit source]

Note: These options are currently only available on Steam clients.

Players can choose to enable the Modified stats overlay, which can show them their boosted or unboosted stats in an overlay.

Setting Function
Display modified stats overlay Choose whether modified stats overlay is shown.
Show tooltips for modified stats overlay Choose whether tooltips are shown when hovering the mouse cursor above a modified stat overlay.
Display relative stat value Choose whether difference between stat and its modified value is shown instead of currect stat value.
Number of modified stats to show Choose how many stats that are modified to show. Can only choose between 1 and 6.

Buff Bar[edit | edit source]

Note: These options are currently only available on Steam clients.

Players can choose to enable the buff bar, allowing them to know which items or spells are on cooldown, the duration of certain potions effects, etc.

Setting Function
Display buff bar Choose whether the buff bar would be enabled.
Tooltips for buffs Choose whether tooltips are shown when hovering the mouse cursor above a buff.
Home teleport cooldown Choose whether the Home teleport spell cooldown timer is shown in the buff bar.
Minigame teleport cooldown Choose whether Minigame teleport cooldown timer is shown in the buff bar.
Teleport block duration Choose whether Teleblock duration timer is shown in the buff bar, when Teleblocked.
Charge buff duration Choose whether Charge effects duration timer is shown in the buff bar.
Godwars altar cooldown Choose whether there would be a cooldown timer after using the God Wars Dungeon altars in the buff bar.
Dragonfire shield cooldown Choose whether there would be a cooldown timer after using a charge of Dragonfire shield on an enemy in the buff bar.
Imbued heart cooldown Choose whether there would be a cooldown timer after using an Imbued heart in the buff bar.
Vengeance cooldown Choose whether Vengeance cooldown timer would appear in the buff bar.
Vengeance active Choose whether if Vengeance is shown as active in the buff bar.
Stamina duration Choose whether Stamina potion effects duration timer would appear in the buff bar.
Prayer enhance duration Choose whether Prayer enhance effects duration timer would appear in the buff bar.
Overload duration Choose whether Overload potion effects duration timer would appear in the buff bar.
Magic imbue duration Choose whether Magic imbue effects duration would appear in the buff bar.
Abyssal sire stun duration Choose whether there would be a stun timer in the buff bar for when the Abyssal sire gets stunned.
Freeze/Entangled duration Choose whether Ice spells or Entangle/Snare/Bind effects duration timer would appear in the buff bar.
Staff of the Dead special duration Choose whether the Staff of the Dead special attack effects duration timer would appear in the buff bar, when activated.
Divine potion durations Choose whether Divine potions effects duration would appear in the buff bar.
Antifire potion durations Choose whether Antifire potions effects would appear in the buff bar.
Anti-venom and poison potion durations Choose whether Anti poison or venom potions effects duration would appear in the buff bar.
Corruption active and duration Choose whether the active and cooldown timer for Corruption spells is shown in the buff bar.
Mark of Darkness active Choose whether the active and cooldown timer for Mark of Darkness is shown in the buff bar.
Shadow Veil active and duration Choose whether the active and cooldown timer for Shadow Veil is shown in the buff bar.
Death Charge active and duration Choose whether the active and cooldown timer for Death Charge is shown in the buff bar.
Ward of Arceuus active and duration Choose whether the active and cooldown timer for the Ward of Arceuus is shown in the buff bar.
Resurrection active and duration Choose whether the active and cooldown timer for Thralls is shown in the buff bar.
Remaining ammo Choose whether ammo is shown in the buff bar.

Warnings[edit | edit source]

The Teleports settings control messages for teleportation spells and magic tablets that take players to the Wilderness. Players can individually choose which warnings to enable or disable.

For teleports, this includes:

For magic tablets, this includes:

Items[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Drop item warning Choose whether there would be a warning when the item that it going to be dropped exceeds minimum item value specified below.
Minimum item value needed for drop item warning Sets a threshold for the drop item warning. If the value of an item is higher than the chosen threshold, players will be warned if they really wish to drop it. The maximum value is 500,000,000 coins.
Casting Alchemy spells on Untradeable items always triggers a warning Choose whether a warning will appear when attempting to cast Low or High Level Alchemy on an untradeable item.
Minimum item value needed for Alchemy spells warning Sets a threshold for the Alchemy spells warning. If the value of an item is higher than the chosen threshold, players will be warned if they really wish to cast Alchemy spells on it. The maximum value is 2,147,483,647 coins.

Other settings[edit | edit source]

The remaining settings are accessed via the Settings side-panel, rather than the main settings interface.

Setting Function
Toggle Accept aid.png
Toggle Accept Aid Choose whether or not to be affected by special Magic spells that affect other players, such as the Teleother spells or the Cure Other and Tele Group spells from the Lunar spellbook. Players with Accept Aid off cannot be recruited for the Barbarian Assault minigame.
Toggle Run.png
Toggle Run Choose whether to be running or walking. While running, run energy is consumed, which is shown as 1 to 100%. This can also be toggled using the data orb displaying run energy.
House Options.png
View House Options This contains various options for a player-owned house.
Open Bond Pouch.png
Open Bond Pouch This button will open the Old School bonds interface, which will display the number of tradeable and untradeable membership bonds the player has deposited in the interface, and allows the deposition and withdrawal of said bonds.

House options[edit | edit source]

The House options.

The house options contain various options used in customising your player-owned house. It also shows how many rooms are in your house.

Setting Function
Viewer This opens the house viewer, which allows players to customise the layout of their house. This can only be used while in building mode.
Building Mode This toggles building mode. It can only be used while you are within the house.
Teleport Inside This toggles whether players teleport inside or outside their house when they cast Teleport to House.
Doors This affects whether the doors in your house will be open or closed by default. It can also render your house without any doors at all.
Expel Guests This expels every player currently in your house and causes them to reappear at the house portal. Note that this cannot be used to expel individual players.
Leave House This button can be used to leave your own or a guest's house without having to go to the exit portal.
Call Servant This button can be used to call a servant, should you have one employed.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
9 September 2021
(update)

An option for desktop players to display a bond button on their interface has been added to settings.

4 August 2021
(update)

Settings have been re-organised. Various settings have been added to the Steam client, to note a few:

  • Extended draw distance
  • Tile indicators
21 July 2021
(update)

Multiple settings have been added to the Gameplay section to accompany the Combat Achievements release.

30 June 2021
(update)

More increments on the volume and brightness sliders have been added.

23 June 2021
(update)

Various settings have been added to the Steam client, to note a few:

  • Frames Per Second Limiter
  • Helper overlays and tile markers
  • Mouse tooltips
  • Buff bar
3 June 2021
(update)
  • Guest clan chat colours are now separate from clan chat colours.
  • Players can now input their own custom chat colours using RGB and hex code colours.
19 May 2021
(update)

Chat colour customisation options have been added to the Settings menu.

28 April 2021
(update)

A toggle to change the sidepanel border has been added to the Settings menu.

14 April 2021
(update)

A typo has been fixed in the Settings menu.

7 April 2021
(update)

The option text for the brightness control in the Settings side-panel now refers to brightness, rather than music volume.

17 March 2021
(update)

Players may now opt out of dropping supplies upon death via toggling it in the Settings menu.

24 February 2021
(update)

An option to change the fog colour within Last Man Standing has been added.

9 December 2020
(update)

  • The Brightness and Client Size settings have been moved back to the side panel, under Display Settings.
  • The Bond button has been re-added to the side panel, under Controls Settings.
  • Fixed a bug that occurred when teleporting with the Audio tab open in the side panel.
  • Fixed a typo in the Settings search menu.
  • The position of the Call Servant and Exit House buttons have been swapped in the Player Owned House Settings, so that the Call Servant button once again lines up conveniently with the side panel button that opens this menu.
2 December 2020
(update)

  • The side-panel has been renamed from "Options" to "Settings".
  • The Settings menu has been given a total overhaul, and a Search Bar has been added to help track down whichever toggle, button, or slider players are looking for.
23 February 2017
(update | poll)

  • An option has been added under the controls section of the settings tab which, when enabled, allows you to hold shift and left-click to drop an item from your inventory. This option is disabled by default.
  • "Notifications" have been moved to under "Chat" options.
3 December 2015
(update)

A problem where attack options were being hidden has been resolved.

20 August 2015
(update)
  • You can now click on the zoom slider to instantly alter the zoom level to that point.
  • The zoom slider can now zoom out as far as the scroll wheel.
  • A visual glitch where the slider moved when teleporting is now fixed.
  • The camera height now moves up slightly as you zoom in to keep the character in the correct position on the screen.
  • It is now much easier to aim the toad cannon and hit the sheep in Mourning's End Pt. 1 in resizable mode.
11 June 2015
(update)

  • Separated out some interface and graphics options into an 'advanced options' menu.
  • Added two toggles for click through chat box and whether hotkeys can be used to close side-panels when using resizable mode.
23 April 2015
(update)

A 'buy' button has been added to the Membership Bonds interface to help players find their way to the correct page.

19 March 2015
(update | poll)

Filtering chat will now filter both what you see in the chatbox and what is displayed over the heads of other players.

15 May 2014
(update | poll)

  • Sub menus have been created for Display, Audio, Chat & Control options that are accessed by the 4 tab buttons at the top of the interface.
  • New toggles have been added to the interface for roof removal and the stat panel tooltip to show XP remaining to next level.
  • You can also now select how to prioritize the Attack option on monsters and other players.
  • Now you can choose to make Attack always be the left-click option
  • You can also choose to make Attack always be a right-click option.
20 February 2014
(update | poll)

The middle mouse-button can now be used to rotate the game camera. For players who'd prefer to use that button for clicking instead, there's a new button on the Options menu to restore the previous behaviour. The volume controls have moved to a separate Audio Options panel to accommodate this.

14 November 2013
(update | poll)

The player-owned house options menu now has a new toggle button, allowing you to have your POH rendered with its doors already open.

17 October 2013
(update | poll)

An extra button has been added to the options menu, allowing you to disable the profanity filter.

Historical settings icons[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The house options menu is accessible in F2P worlds, regardless if the player is P2P or F2P.
  • Within the Search bar of the main settings interface, players can type in various terms that result in predetermined responses:
Search term Result
buying gf 10k.
cheat ::bank
cheats
rng There are no settings for rng, you will just need to suck it up I'm afraid.
73 (:
Yes No.
Goblin League Release date TBA.
the answer to life 42.
the answer to life the universe and everything
the answer to life, the universe and everything
winter 2017 Mobile coming soon.
a q p W
Paul Rargh, I'm a lava monster!
Andrew Cabbage.