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Achievements (also known as Tasks and previously known as Achievement Diaries) are small challenges that players may complete in order to earn rewards. The Achievement system consists of Tasks that are usually tied to a specific area and are meant to test the player's knowledge about that area. There are currently ten areas that have Tasks to complete. The Tasks of each area are split into five categories, based on their difficulty. The easiest tasks usually do not require any skill levels to complete, but most higher level tasks require the player to have high skill levels and difficult quests completed, as well as in-depth knowledge of a particular area within RuneScape, such as the TzHaar Fight Caves. With the exception of theLumbridge and Draynor Tasks, the Tasks are for members only, as many tasks involve members' skills or quests. A small number of the Varrock and Falador Tasks can be done as a non-member, but the task will not be 'completed' unless the player is a member. As of 21 January 2012, there are a total of 573 tasks.

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HistoryEditEdit

The first achievement set was released on 8 May 2007. It was originally named an Achievement Diary and had three difficulty levels: Easy, Medium and Hard. The interface resembled that of the quest list and was actually a sub-menu of the Quest Tab. As with quests, each diary turned green once completed. Achievement diaries were later split into a separate interface tab, although has since merged into the Noticeboard tab.

A total of six more Achievement Diaries were later released. The Ardougne Tasks, released on 20 October 2009, was the first set to have a fourth difficulty level, Elite. Elite Tasks were added to most other areas on 7 September2010.

On 24 November 2010, the system of Achievement Diaries was changed into the Task system. The interface was redesigned, extra rewards were added, and more tasks (not considered to be part of the Lumbridge and Draynor Tasks set) were released for the Lumbridge area, meant as an introduction to the Tasks system for new players. Since then, more tasks have been periodically added to this generic set. Many of these "Miscellaneous" tasks are very simple to complete (e.g. Use the "Run" feature) and as such have a Beginner difficulty level.

On 19 September 2012 the Task System was renamed Achievements.

The Task systemEditEdit

To access the Task system, players should click on the [1] icon in their interface and click on "Open Noticeboard". Doing so will bring up the Noticeboard. This interface can be used to view Achievements, Quests, Challenges and Minigames. By opening the Achievement tab, a player can view a list of all tasks in their current area. They are broken down into five colour-coded difficulty levels, from Beginner to Elite Tasks. The Burthorpe/Taverley set only contains Beginner Tasks. The Lumbridge/Draynor set contains Beginner to Hard Tasks. All other sets contain Easy to Elite tasks.

  • Blue - Beginner
  • Green - Easy
  • Red - Medium
  • White - Hard
  • Purple - Elite
  • Lock icon - You lack one or more prerequisites to complete this Task
  • + - Pinned Task to refer to it from the side window (right click to Pin/Unpin)
  • Check mark - Completed Task

Players can view Tasks of another area by selecting a different area in the drop-down menu in the top left corner of the interface. In the Task list the player can also see the total amount of Tasks they have completed, and filter out Tasks they don't have the requirements for yet or that are not part of an area set.

When the player hovers their pointer over a Task, its name will be displayed. The player can click on a Task to see more information about it, including a detailed description of the Task, the rewards that will be earned upon completion, the requirements needed to complete the Task, and in some cases a hint about how to complete it. Here, players may also select to 'pin' the Task. A pinned Task will always be displayed in their Tasks side interface, wherever they are. Since the 31 January 2012 update, pinned Tasks also appear in a small window on the left side of the screen. Currently only one Task can be pinned. Attempting to pin a different Task will automatically unpin the player's prior choice.

Tasks that are part of an area task set have the [2] icon next to them. Completion of all of a particular area's easiest grade of area tasks enables players to claim a Magic lamp, claim a unique wearable item for that area that has special abilities, and unlock extra benefits from resources in that area. Completion of each subsequent grade of tasks upgrades the wearable item, unlocks better benefits, and provides more lamps. Tasks that lack the [3] are not part of the area tasks and do not need to be completed to gain these benefits. These other miscellaneous tasks generally give small cash rewards that can be collected from Explorer Jack. Following the update on 3 December, cash rewards were added directly into the money pouch, though other rewards still needed to be claimed from Explorer Jack.

[4]The Task list

To start an area Task set, players will need to talk to the NPC found near the Task icon [5] in that area on the minimap. This is not true for Beginner level tasks. For example when the Burthorpe and Taverley Tasks were added, most players already had several completed upon logging in after the update.

[6]When a player completes a task.[7]The side bar that pops up when a task is completedWhen a Task is completed, players will be informed in the chat interface, and that particular Task will be struck out in the journal. A popup at the top of the screen will also inform the player that the Task is completed. These popups may be disabled from the Task list.

If 350 Tasks are completed, the player will unlock the music track The Task at Hand. If all tasks are completed, including those that are not part of an area set, the player will unlock the Taskmaster emote. This currently requires 573 tasks to be completed.

There currently is no Task Tutor, although many NPCs, such as Sir Vant in the tutorial, have mentioned one.

 ==List of area TasksEdit==

There are ten Task areas at the moment:

Tasks Released Main Reward Item Highest Requirement
Karamja Tasks 8 May2007 Karamja gloves 95 Summoning
Varrock Tasks 10 September

2007

Varrock armour 95 Cooking
Lumbridge and Draynor Tasks 14 July2008 Explorer's ring 68 Smithing
Falador Tasks 9 December

2008

Falador shield 95 Prayer
Fremennik Province Tasks 9 December

2008

Fremennik sea boots 96 Fishing
Seers' Village Tasks 20 January2009 Seers' headband 92 Herblore

Ardougne Tasks

20 October

2009

Ardougne cloak 93 Summoning

Burthorpe and Taverley Tasks

31 January2012 (Dwarven Army AxeKeenbladeMindspike, &Quickbow) Not applicable
Morytania Tasks 27 March2012 Morytania legs 96 Fishing
Desert Tasks 21 January2013 Desert Amulet 91 Thieving

Additionally, the Recommendations given by the skill experts in the Burthorpe and Taverley areas are somewhat like tasks. They do not appear in the in-game task interface, but are listed on the Runescape webpage as tasksand have a completion interface much like a normal task.

 ==Requirement tableEdit==

 
Total level: 2058
[8] 75 [9] 35 [10] 80
[11] 76 [12] 90 [13] 91
[14] 70 [15] 94 [16] 96
[17] 64 [18] 91 [19] 95
[20] 95 [21] 89 [22] 92
[23] 83 [24] 85 [25] 80
[26] 91 [27] 93 [28] 91
[29] 67 [30] 65 [31] 95
[32] 75 [33] 500
[34] 148 [35] 270 [36] 10

 
Total level: 586
[37] 20 [38] ---- [39] 60
[40] ---- [41] ---- [42] 73
[43] 20 [44] ---- [45] 30
[46] 5 [47] ---- [48] 50
[49] 45 [50] 50 [51] 60
[52] 59 [53] ---- [54] 57
[55] 57 [56] ---- [57] ----
[58] ---- [59] ---- [60] ----
[61] ---- [62] ----
[63] ---- [64] 33 [65] 10
  • The top table to the right shows the skill levels required to complete all Tasks. This does not include the levels needed to complete quests that also are required to complete some Tasks.
  • The bottom table to the right shows the skill levels required to complete all Tasks available in Free-to-play.
  • Temporary boosts may be used to obtain the required level to complete certain Tasks.
  • The Assist system cannot be used.
  • The current XP required to complete all of the Tasks is 107,282,256 excluding skill requirements of quests required for some Tasks and assuming no skill boosts are used. This is roughly 5 times the amount of experience required to complete all current quests and earn the Quest point cape.

 ==Quest requirementsEdit==

The list below shows the quests required to complete all Tasks. The quests are listed by location.

Free TasksEditEdit

Lumbridge/DraynorEditEdit

Note: Players also need to have started Dragon Slayer , which requires 33 quest points

Member TasksEditEdit

ArdougneEditEdit

Note: Although these are the only Quest requirements, more Quests may be needed for the 500 song requirement.

Burthorpe/TaverleyEditEdit

FaladorEditEdit

FremennikEditEdit

MorytaniaEditEdit

KaramjaEditEdit

Seers' VillageEditEdit

VarrockEditEdit

DesertEditEdit

Elite RewardsEditEdit

Main article: Tasks set

Ardougne cloak 4EditEdit

When worn:

  • Better chance at stealing and pickpocketing anywhere in RuneScape
  • Operate cloak to restore all of your Summoning points once per day
  • Replaces junk from the Fishing Trawler with more useful items
  • Magical traps on chests will teleport the player to Ardougne's north bank instead of a random location
  • Small chance of making two rune crossbow limbs at a time when smithing one in Yanille
  • Even more drops from the creatures in the Tower of Life will be noted
  • Better chance at getting more runes at Ourania Altar
  • Longer immunity from attack once teleporting to the Wilderness from the Ardougne lever
  • Unlimited teleports to the Ardougne Monastery south of the Ardougne Zoo
  • Unlimited teleports to the Ardougne Farm.

At all times:

Karamja gloves 4EditEdit

When worn:

  • 25% chance of receiving double tickets from the Brimhaven Agility Arena
  • Access & teleport to the gem mine beneath Shilo Village
  • Access to a Brimhaven Dungeon shortcut to the Red dragons
  • Double damage against wild dogs in Brimhaven Dungeon
  • Increased Agility experience from the Brimhaven Agility Arena
  • An extra 40 apples from Dell Monti when claiming your pineapples

At all times:

  • A gift of 40 pineapples from Dell Monti, north of the POH portal in Brimhaven
  • Free entry to the Brimhaven Dungeon
  • Half-price for every boat trip to and from Karamja
  • Increased Agility experience from any Agility tickets cashed in
  • Lapalok awards extra Slayer points for completed assignments
  • Once per day, if killed in the Fight Caves or Fight Pits, you will be resurrected on the spot
  • Once per day, the TzHaar banker will give you 8,000 TokKul

Varrock armour 4EditEdit

When worn:

  • Chance of smelting two bars at once (up to and including adamantite) in Edgeville
  • Chance of Mining two ores at once (up to and including adamantite)
  • Chance of Smithing at a faster rate
  • Five free bolt enchantments per day (up to and including Diamond bolts)
  • Better chance of getting a piece of the Skull sceptre as a drop
  • Creating the Skull sceptre initializes it with ten charges instead of five

At all times:

Explorer's ring 4EditEdit

When worn:

  • Free teleport to Cabbage Patch near Port Sarim and Falador
  • 30 free Low Alchemy casts per day (requires Magic level 21)
  • 27 free Superheat Item casts per day (requires Magic level 43)
  • 15 free High-level Alchemy casts per day (requires Magic level 55)
  • 10% chance of creating an extra Air, Fire, Earth or Water rune while Runecrafting
  • Replenish 50% Run energy three times per day

At all times:

  • 50% chance of not using runes when casting Bones to Bananas (up to ten times per day; runes need not be present in inventory while attempting)
  • A daily food hamper from the Lumbridge cook (cannot be banked)
  • Explore emote

Falador shield 4EditEdit

When worn:

  • Operate shield to restore all Prayer points twice per day
  • Operate shield to help locate the giant mole in its lair beneath Falador Park
  • Operate shield to perform emote
  • Chance of getting a mole nose drop from the giant mole, which Wyson will trade for higher value nests
  • 10% increase in experience when using Farming patches north of Port Sarim
  • Access to the Crafting Guild without a Brown apron

At all times:

Seers' headband 4EditEdit

When worn:

At all times:

Fremennik sea boots 4EditEdit

When worn:

At all times:

Morytania legs 4EditEdit

When worn:

  • Doubles the speed of making Cannonballs in Port Phasmatys
  • 50% more XP from burning shades and Vyre corpses
  • A 10% chance of getting a second blood rune for every single essence. Extra experience is given for each blood rune made in this way (akin to the legs providing another piece of essence).

At all times:

  • Increased Temple Trekking rewards
  • Prayer draining at Barrows is halved
  • Increased Slayer XP while completing tasks in the Slayer Tower
  • Increased yield and no disease on the Morytania mushroom patch
  • The ability to exchange bones for bonemeal and slime each day at Robin

Desert amulet 4EditEdit

This amulet was released January 21st, 2013, along with the Desert Task set.

  • When worn
    • 150 Molten glass per day.
    • Opportunity to re-roll your Dominion Tower chest rewards.
  • At all times:
    • Two feathers at once from pickpocketing the Desert Phoenix.
    • 20% Chance to create 4-dose Super antifire potions instead of 3-dose.
    • The Ancient staff can be enhanced upon request from the Clay golem, which adds a +2 prayer bonus, along with a small cosmetic effect. This however wasn't intentional according to mod stating it's stats being bugged and getting buffed in next game update.
    • A new sandstone rock on the Sophanem coast of which holds up to 25 red sandstone per day.
    • Aligra Nite in the Desert Quarry will buy granite from you (price depends on rock size) for 20% Grand Exchange value, that can be counter to mine/drop ores.
    • 40 noted potato cacti from the Weird Old Man.
    • Speak to any rug merchant daily to receive a bag of lost items.

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