Sheep (penguins)

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This sheep, that is actually two penguins dressed as a sheep, appears roaming inside Fred the Farmer's Farm, located in Lumbridge. They are codenamed Paxton and Philbert. Attempting to shear the "sheep" will result in it walking away. It is referred to as "The Thing" by Fred during the Sheep Shearer quest.

During the Cold War quest, it is revealed that these two penguins are actually spies of the Killer Gentoo Penguins.

It is also the only sheep outside of Zanaris with the "Talk-to" option, but it will simply give a dismissive response unless the player is doing the Cold War quest. If the player speaks to them before starting Cold War, they will say "That's a sheep... I think. I can't talk to sheep". If the player attempts to shear them, they will back away and the player does not receive any wool.

Strangely enough, this "sheep" was part of RuneScape a long time before the Cold War quest was introduced.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
29 January 2007
(update)

A "Talk-to" option was added.

Gallery (historical)[edit | edit source]

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22 March 2006 –
29 January 2007
29 January 2007 –
present

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • According to Noodle Fideu, the penguins were set up with their costume by Rotini, and they had "ome trubble wi' flyin' yeller amfibians on the walk down", which means that they were mistaken for Sick-looking sheep and someone tried to shoot a yellow toad at them.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Postbag 19 - "Transcript:The vampyres explain themselves", Letter 6, by Noodle Fideu. RuneScape Postbags from the Hedge.