Rick Turpentine

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Rick Turpentine (underwater) chathead.png

Rick Turpentine is a former highwayman. To atone for his past actions, he may give you a couple coins and a random food or valuable item (i.e. kebab, spinach roll, ruby, diamond, loop half of key, cosmic talisman, tooth half of key). Previous to the random event update, If the player ignored him, he would attack while taking the player's coins. Turpentine's entrance is announced by his saying "Greetings, milord/milady <your name>!" The exact date this started is not exactly known, but as far as anyone can tell, it was during mid-March 2007.

Rewards[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Coins_250.png: Rick Turpentine drops Coins with rarity Always in quantity 20-640Coins20–640Always20–64020–640
Kebab.png: Rick Turpentine drops Kebab with rarity Common in quantity 1Kebab1Common471
Spinach roll.png: Rick Turpentine drops Spinach roll with rarity Uncommon in quantity 1Spinach roll1Uncommon740
Uncut sapphire.png: Rick Turpentine drops Uncut sapphire with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Uncut sapphire1Unknown37715
Uncut emerald.png: Rick Turpentine drops Uncut emerald with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Uncut emerald1Unknown56730
Uncut ruby.png: Rick Turpentine drops Uncut ruby with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Uncut ruby1Unknown1,15960
Uncut diamond.png: Rick Turpentine drops Uncut diamond with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Uncut diamond1Unknown2,608120
Ruby.png: Rick Turpentine drops Ruby with rarity Rare in quantity 1Ruby1Rare911600
Diamond.png: Rick Turpentine drops Diamond with rarity Very rare in quantity 1Diamond1Very rare1,8411,200
Cosmic talisman.png: Rick Turpentine drops Cosmic talisman with rarity 2/75 in quantity 1Cosmic talisman12/75[1]5582
Tooth half of key.png: Rick Turpentine drops Tooth half of key with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Tooth half of key1Unknown10,17160
Loop half of key.png: Rick Turpentine drops Loop half of key with rarity Unknown in quantity 1Loop half of key1Unknown10,17960

Transcript[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Rick Turpentine is likely based on Richard "Dick" Turpin, an 18th century English highwayman who was executed and romanticized as dashing and heroic after his death, becoming the subject of numerous ballads and plays.
  • While underwater, Rick Turpentine will be wearing a diving apparatus and fishbowl helmet.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 16 October 2020. (Archived from the original on 18 October 2020.) Mod Ash: "2/75. Same for Mysterious Old Man, by the way."