Emotes are animations that a player can select for their character to perform. Before Quick Chat was released, emotes were one of the only ways for muted players to communicate. Some emotes are P2P only, and some others are gained from P2P but can also be used in F2P servers.

Emotes are used for entertainment and sometimes for clue scrolls and quests. They generally do not give any bonuses.

Most emotes can be activated from the Emotes interface.

Emote images that can be fully viewed (colour and all) represent emotes that you have unlocked; either by default, or through the completion of a certain quest or event. Blacked out emote images represent the emotes you have yet to unlock. Though you cannot view the full icon of locked emotes (just the black frame), you can still move your cursor over each one to learn its name, while clicking it tells you what you have to do to obtain it.

Several items have "built-in" emotes, which are unique to each item (such as a Rubber chicken). As such, these special emotes do not appear in the standard emote menu, and you must manually operate these emotes by using the item. This also includes items such as skill capes, all of which have a different emote respective to the skill.

Note: More than one emote cannot be used simultaneously. Trying to do so will result in a chatbox message reading "You're already doing an emote!"


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Default EditEdit

Default emotes are unlocked upon creating an account.

[1]A player performing the default "Dance" emote.:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);" !Icon !Name ! rowspan="7"| !Icon !Name ! colspan="1" rowspan="6"| !Icon !Name ! colspan="1" rowspan="6"| !Icon !Name |- | style="text-align:center;"|[2] |Yes | style="text-align:center;"|[3] |No | style="text-align:center;"|[4] [5] |Bow &Curtsy[1] (enhanced) | style="text-align:center;"|[6] |Angry (enhanced) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[7] |Think | style="text-align:center;"|[8] |Wave | style="text-align:center;"|[9] |Shrug | style="text-align:center;"|[10] |Cheer |- | style="text-align:center;"|[11] |Beckon (enhanced) | style="text-align:center;"|[12] |Laugh | style="text-align:center;"|[13] |Jump for Joy | style="text-align:center;"|[14] |Yawn (enhanced) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[15] |Dance (enhanced) | style="text-align:center;"|[16] |Jig | style="text-align:center;"|[17] |Twirl | style="text-align:center;"|[18] |Headbang |- | style="text-align:center;"|[19] |Cry | style="text-align:center;"|[20] |Blow Kiss | style="text-align:center;"|[21] |Panic | style="text-align:center;"|[22] |Raspberry |- | style="text-align:center;"|[23] |Clap | style="text-align:center;"|[24] |Salute |}

^ Bow is standard for male characters and Curtsy for female. Male characters can perform Curtsy by right-clicking on the Bow icon and choosing Curtsy while females can perform Bow by right-clicking on the Curtsy icon.

Random event EditEdit

These emotes are related to random events. When completing the Mime or the Gravedigger random event players will have the option to unlock an emote in their random event gift. Players cannot choose which emote they unlock, as it is random which one will be unlocked. If a player has unlocked all emotes from one of the random events, they will still get the unlock emote option, but they are told to choose another reward.

[25]A player performing the "Zombie Walk" emote.:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:483px;" !Icon !Name !Random Event required to unlock |- | style="text-align:center;"|[26] |Glass Box |This emote is a reward from the Mime random event. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[27] |Climb Rope |This emote is a reward from the Mime random event. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[28] |Lean |This emote is a reward from the Mime random event. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[29] |Glass Wall |This emote is a reward from the Mime random event. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[30] |Zombie Walk |This emote is a reward from the Gravedigger random event. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[31] |Zombie Dance |This emote is a reward from the Gravedigger random event. |}  ==Holiday and seasonalEdit==

These emotes are related to holiday events. Players who have not unlocked emotes from the previous year can unlock them in the current year during the respective holiday event.

[32]A player performing the "Celebrate" Emote. (click to play):{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:451px;" !Icon !Name !Holiday Event required to unlock |- | style="text-align:center;"|[33] |Zombie Hand |Unlocked during a Hallowe'en event, from2007 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[34] |Scared |Unlocked during a Hallowe'en event, from2005 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[35] |Bunny-hop |Unlocked during an Easter event, from 2006and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[36] |Snowman Dance |Unlocked during a Christmas event, from2007 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[37] |Trick |Unlocked during a Hallowe'en event, from2008 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[38] |Give Thanks (enhanced) |Unlocked during a Thanksgiving event, from2008 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[39] |Freeze and Melt |Unlocked during a Christmas event, from2008 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[40] |Around the World in Eggty Days |Unlocked during an Easter event, from 2009and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[41] |Dramatic Point |Unlocked during a Christmas event, from2009 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[42] |Puppet Master |Unlocked during a Hallowe'en event, from2010 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[43] |Seal of Approval |Unlocked during a Christmas event, from2010 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[44] |Invoke Spring |Unlocked during an Easter event, from 2011and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[45] |Living on borrowed time |Unlocked during a Hallowe'en event, from2011 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[46] |Chaotic Cookery |Unlocked during a Christmas event, from2011 and afterwards. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[47] |Celebrate |Automatically unlocked in celebration of theDiamond Jubilee. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[48] |Mexican wave |1000 Contribution points (Gielinor Games) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[49] |Sportsman |1000 Contribution points (Gielinor Games) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[50] |Love at First Sight |Unlocked by sending 1750 valentine hearts. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[51] |Jealous Rage |Unlocked by sending 1750 valentine hearts. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[52] |Butterfly Dervish |Unlocked by talking to Memstix. |}  ==Quest-related Edit==

These emotes are related to certain quests. They can be unlocked during a quest or as a reward at the end of a quest.

[53]A player performing the "Troubadour Dance" emote. (click to play):{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:483px;" !Icon !Name !Quest required to unlock |- | style="text-align:center;"|[54] |Goblin Bow |This emote is unlocked during The Lost Tribe quest. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[55] |Goblin Salute |This emote is unlocked during The Lost Tribe quest. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[56] |Troubadour Dance |This emote is a reward from One Piercing Note. |}  ==Achievement Edit==

These emotes are related to certain achievements in the game. They can be unlocked by, for example reaching level 99 in a skill.

[57]A player performing the "Taskmaster" emote. click to play:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:515px;" !Icon !Name !Unlocking method |- | style="text-align:center;"|[58] |Skillcape |To perform this emote you'll need to be wearing one of the Capes of Accomplishment or Capes of Distinction, they can be obtained either when: reaching level 99 in a skill (or 120 dungeoneering)^, having the maximum amount of Quest Points^, having logged intoRuneScape Classic^, for every 5 year milestone your account is old^, reached 99 in every skill^ or by 'Completing' the game ^. There are 27 different Capes of Accomplishment and 5 Capes of Distinction. There are 29 emotes for the Capes of Accomplishment, one per skill (except for Dungeoneering, which has three emotes plus a master cape emote) and the Quest point cape. And there are 8 emotes for the Capes of Distinction, 3 for the Classic cape(fletching, smithing and woodcutting), one for the 5 year Veteran cape and one for the 10 years cape, also one for the Max cape and 2 for the Completionist cape (trimmed and untrimmed version). |- | style="text-align:center;"|[59] |Air Guitar |This emote will unlock after unlocking 500 or more music tracks. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[60] |Explore |Unlocked by completing all the beginner Lumbridge and Draynor Tasks. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[61] |Taskmaster |Unlocked by completing every Task in the Task System. |}  ==Membership Loyalty Programme Edit==

There are 30 emotes that can be bought from Xuan's Loyalty Shop in Varrock and Burthope using Loyalty Pointsand can be used in the same way that all other emotes are used.

[62]A player performing the "ROFLcopter" emote.:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:354px;" !Icon !Name !Cost[2] |- | style="text-align:center;"|[63] |Cat Fight |500 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[64] |Face-palm |750 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[65] |Shake Hands |750 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[66] |High Five |750 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[67] |Surrender |750 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[68] |Talk to the Hand |750 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[69] |Palm-fist |750 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[70] |Golf clap |750 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[71] |Breathe Fire |1,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[72] |Levitate |1,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[73] |Muscle-man Pose |1,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[74] |ROFL |1,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[75] |Bring it! |1,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[76] |Evil Laugh |1,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[77] |You're dead |1,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[78] |Snow |4,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[79] |Storm |4,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[80] |Hula Hoop |4,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[81] |Head in the Sand |6,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[82] |Scream |6,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[83] |Lolcano |6,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[84] |Disappear |12,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[85] |Ghost |12,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[86] |Divine Power |12,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[87] |Infernal Power |12,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[88] |Tornado |12,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[89] |ROFLcopter |6,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[90] |Nature's Might |12,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[91] |Inner Power |6,000 Loyalty Points |- | style="text-align:center;"|[92] |Werewolf Transformation |12,000 Loyalty Points |}

^ Sometimes there are discounts in the Loyalty Shop, so the emotes might occasionally cost a little less.

 ==Solomon's General Store Edit==

These are emotes available to purchase at Solomon's General Store with Runecoins. There are currently six emotes available. Note that the listed prices are without the member's 10% discount.

[93]A player performing the "Gravedigger" emote. (click to play):{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:354px;" !Icon !Name !Cost |- | style="text-align:center;"|[94] |Breakdance |140 RuneCoins |- | style="text-align:center;"|[95] |Break Wind |124 RuneCoins |- | style="text-align:center;"|[96] |Gravedigger |110 RuneCoins |- | style="text-align:center;"|[97] |Mahjarrat Transformation |98 RuneCoins |- | style="text-align:center;"|[98] |Frog Transformation |96 RuneCoins |- | style="text-align:center;"|[99] |Backflip |Assasin pack[3] |- |[100] |Kick Sand |120 RuneCoins |- |[101] |Thruster Stomp |Dwarven Warsuit Pack[4] |- |[102] |Robot Dance |Dwarven Warsuit Pack[5] |}

^ This emote requires you to purchase the Assasin pack in the store which also comes with the Assasin outfit and teleport.

^ This emote requires you to purchase the Dwarven Warsuit Pack in the store which also comes with the Dwarven Warsuit and teleport.

 ==Summer Edit==

These emotes are unlockable every year during the summer. This year, the first year, through Sizzling Summer.

[103]A Player performing the "Sunbathe" emote.:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:354px;" !Icon !Name !Unlocking Method |- | style="text-align:center;"|[104] |Crab Transformation |Members gets it for free atSolomon's General Store duringSizzling Summer. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[105] |Sunbathe |Rare prize on the Squeal of Fortuneduring the Sizzling Summer. |}  ==Clan theatre Edit==

You can only use these emotes while you are in a clan theatre and they will also only appear when you are in aClan Citadel or select them on the emotes filter. To have a theatre in your own Clan's Citadel you'll need at least a tier 5 Citadel.

[106]A player performing the "Dramatic Death" emote.:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);height:400px;width:370px;" ! colspan="2"|On stage ! rowspan="10" style="width:0px;"| ! colspan="2"|Audience |- ! style="width:50px;"|Icon ! style="width:120px;"|Name ! style="width:50px;"|Icon ! style="width:150px;"|Name |- | style="text-align:center;"|[107] |Kneel | style="text-align:center;"|[108] |Raise Hand (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[109] |Begging | style="text-align:center;"|[110] |Wave (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[111] |Stir Cauldron | style="text-align:center;"|[112] |Cheer (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[113] |Cheer | style="text-align:center;"|[114] |Throw Tomato (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[115] |Tantrum | style="text-align:center;"|[116] |Throw Flowers (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[117] |Dramatic Death | style="text-align:center;"|[118] |Agree (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[119] |Jump & Yell | style="text-align:center;"|[120] |Point (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[121] |Point | style="text-align:center;"|[122] |Whistle (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[123] |Punch | colspan="1" rowspan="3"| | style="text-align:center;"|[124] |Thumbs-Up (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[125] |Raise Hand | style="text-align:center;"|[126] |Thumbs-Down (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[127] |Make Speech | style="text-align:center;"|[128] |Clap (Sitting) |- | style="text-align:center;"|[129] |Sword Fight |}  ==Operating Edit==

Main article: Emotes/Operating

[130]A player performing the Diamond crown's "Celebrate" emote.Some items, when operated, may activate an emote. This may be a right-click option in the inventory, or in an equipment slot.  ==Penguin Edit==

During and after the Cold War quest, there are 8 penguin emotes which can be used while in a Penguin suit.

Icon Name Emote
[131] Shiver [132]
[133] Twirl [134]
[135] Clap [136]
[137] Bow [138]
[139] Cheer [140]
[141] Wave [142]
[143] Preen [144]
[145] Flap [146]

 ==Acrobat Edit==

Main article: Balthazar Beauregard's Big Top Bonanza#Agility performance

[147]During the Agility performance in Balthazar Beauregard's Big Top Bonanza, players can use some acrobat emotes. However, these can only be used on the rope.  [148]A player performing the "Backflip" emote.:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;" !Icon !Name !Suggested level |- |[149] | style="text-align:left;"|Small hop |10 |- |[150] | style="text-align:left;"|One-leg balance |20 |- |[151] | style="text-align:left;"|Twirl |30 |- |[152] | style="text-align:left;"|Handstand |40 |- |[153] | style="text-align:left;"|Cartwheel |50 |- |[154] | style="text-align:left;"|Small leap |60 |- |[155] | style="text-align:left;"|No-hand cartwheel |70 |- |[156] | style="text-align:left;"|Forward roll |80 |- |[157] | style="text-align:left;"|Large leap |90 |- |[158] | style="text-align:left;"|Backflip |99 |- |[159] | style="text-align:left;"|Juggle |Depends on item |}  ==Other emotes Edit==

These emote do not fit in any of the other categories.

[160]A player performing the "Safety First" emote.:{| class="wikitable" style="border-color:rgb(229,205,190);color:rgb(0,0,0);width:451px;" !Icon !Name !Unlocking method |- | style="text-align:center;"|[161] |Idea |This emote is obtainable from the Box of Health in theStronghold of Security. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[162] |Stomp |This emote is obtainable from the Cradle of Life in theStronghold of Security. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[163] |Flap (enhanced) |This emote is obtainable from the Gift of Peace in theStronghold of Security. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[164] |Slap Head |This emote is obtainable from the Grain of Plenty in theStronghold of Security. |- | style="text-align:center;"|[165] |Safety First |

|- | style="text-align:center;"|[166] |Faint |Unlocked after winning the Mime Court Case. |}  ==Emote enhancers Edit==

Main article: Emotes/Enhancers

Emote enhancers are equipment that when worn make an emote be performed differently. Before the quest Tower of Life, emote enhancers were only available through Treasure Trails. All of the enhancers are tradeable except for thesatchelsBuilder's costumeChicken Costume and Herald capes. All of the enhancers are members-only items, except for the Chicken Costume and the herald capes.

Image Enhancer Emote Information Enhanced emote image
[167] A powdered wig Angry Tradeable: 29,773 coins.

Powdered Wigs are Level 1Treasure Trails rewards.

[169] Flared trousers Dance Tradeable: 1,343,498 coins.

Flared Trousers are Level 1Treasure Trails rewards.



Builder's costume


Beckon Non-tradeable. The Builder's costume is a reward from the Tower of Life, consisting of 4 parts (only one has to be worn). Satchels from theCreature Creation minigame will also enhance Beckon. [173]
[174] Pantaloons Bow/Curtsy Tradeable: 12,454 coins.

Pantaloons are a Level 1Treasure Trails reward.

[176] Sleeping cap Yawn Tradeable: 66,593 coins.

Sleeping Caps are Level 1Treasure Trails rewards.

[178] Chicken Costume Flap Non-tradeable. All 4 pieces have to be worn in order to enhance the emote.

Received from the 2007 Easter event.

[180] Sled Any emote Non-tradeable. Obtained during the Troll Romancequest.

Any emote you try to perform whilst riding the sled will cause you to wave.

[182] Herald Cape (With the Turkey Crest) Give Thanks Non-tradeable. You'll need to have the turkey crest on your herald cape.

The option for a Turkey Crest on herald capes was rewarded for completing the2011 Thanksgiving event.


 ==Trivia Edit==

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