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Requests[edit source]

Barbarian Drop Table[edit source]

I received an amulet mould from a barbarian and think it should be added to the drop table because it is important for the new leagues.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 68.69.240.237 (talk) on 16:40, 02 November 2020 (UTC).

it is already included here: Barbarian#Other 2 Choppe|T 16:43, 2 November 2020 (UTC)

Steel Dragon Curry Drop Minor Visual Change[edit source]

Currently it displays the drop as as 2 separate drops of 1/128 quant 1 and 1/128 quant 2 when instead it could be displayed as 1/64 quant 1-2. I know they've coded it that way but it makes much more visual sense to change it to the other version

Code Change

Original:

{{DropsLine|Name=Curry|Quantity=1|Rarity=1/128}}
{{DropsLine|Name=Curry|Quantity=2|Rarity=1/128}}

Suggested Change:

{{DropsLine|Name=Curry|Quantity=1-2|Rarity=1/64}}
While that would look better visually, they are completely separate drops in the code itself (like you said). Combining them would be more inaccurate in general, plus we don't reduce the fractional values. There is a method to do that using the cogwheel on the table header on any of the drop tables to convert them for you to the reduced format. Jakesterwars (talk) 13:07, 5 November 2020 (UTC)

Fix small formatting error in Bronze Dragon Deadman Mode drop table[edit source]

Bronze dragon#Deadman mode

The area in question says:

The fl ying drops and rarities only apply to Deadman Mode.

It's likely supposed to say "The following drops and rarities only apply to Deadman Mode.", but since it's part of a drop table, admin permissions are required to make an edit.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 71.126.169.159 (talk) on 02:29, 18 November 2020 (UTC).

Fixed. Jakesterwars (talk) 02:31, 18 November 2020 (UTC)

Offensive Language goat poo?[edit source]

While adding a trivia section to the mountain goat page I ran into the offensive language problem. My only guess is it didn't want me to write poo.

Edit text:

Trivia
Although no trolls are named after goats, an ice troll in Weiss is named Goat Poo

can someone fix this?  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Stigs (talk) on 07:09, 19 November 2020 (UTC).

Sorry about that! You should be able to edit the page now. -Towelcat (talk) 07:12, 19 November 2020 (UTC)

Botjobs up for adoption[edit source]

As more SMW stuff is being cached as JSON, this inevitably raises the need for someone to update these list regularly. If someone is already running automated bots at a frequency of about roughly every week, could you adopt the slottables too?

Example of how to manually update the weapon slot list: Edit Module:Slottable, and in the debug console enter = p._dumpData({slot='weapon'}) Copy and paste the output (except the two first log lines) into Module:Slottable/weapon. Repeat for all the other slot types.

This shouldn't be too hard to automate. --The scribe (T | C) 11:48, 27 November 2020 (UTC)

add a note for the effective droprate of a DFH on the Mithril Dragon page[edit source]

I suggest adding a note to the Dragon full helm rarity on the Mithril dragon drop table to add the droprate from the expected Chewed bones as well. With chewed bones droprate of 3/128 and DFH rarity from burning chewed bones at 1/256 - any one mithril dragon kill would give the chance of (3/128)*(1/256)=(3/32,768) chance of getting a DFH from a chewed bones drop. This would give the "actual" rarity of a DFH from a mithril dragon to 4/32,768 or 1/8,192, which i believe would look much for feasible to the average oldschool runescape player.

I would say that this would be a nice change for anyone looking to get a DFH as a drop and just looking at the wiki page with the 1/32,768 rarity might make them discouraged whereas seeing 1/8,192 looks much more feasible.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 185.213.154.231 (talk) on 14:38, December 2, 2020 (UTC).

This already exists on dragon full helm's page. I think it would be superfluous on the mithril dragon page considering it's not the only attraction behind killing mithril dragons – anyone specifically looking for the helmet would likely go to its article. --laagone talk 14:44, 2 December 2020 (UTC)

Spell information from List of spells page is incorrect.[edit source]

On the list of spells page the information for the level 66 Kharyrll Teleport says that is the only Ancient Magicks teleport spell that that can be used in the Portal Chamber of the POH which isn't true. Many other teleports from the Ancient Magicks spell book are avalable in the Portal Chamber.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Danilov (talk) on 01:10, December 26, 2020 (UTC).

Removed the outdated info byro009 (talk) 01:23, 26 December 2020 (UTC)

Wiki issue[edit source]

https://oldschool.runescape.wiki/w/Update:Soul_Wars_And_20th_Anniversary_Event?action=submit


On the newest update page, I tried fixing a small typo error, but it won't let me.

"We recently removed a free-to-play 750 skill total world from US East, which we has now been replaced with World 393, based in the same location."

The word "we" does not belong here.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Sir Zuk (talk) on 01:35, January 11, 2021 (UTC).

Update posts are protected from new and unregistered editors to prevent spam. They are copied verbatim from runescape.com, so it is correct. --laagone talk 01:39, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Uncheck all Button[edit source]

Is it possible to change the "Uncheck all" button into a "Check all" while no checkbox is checked? There are plenty good reasons why to add such a feature.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 46.223.163.111 (talk) on 03:11, January 15, 2021 (UTC).