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{{Item
 
|name = Festive cracker
 
|name = Festive cracker
 
|image = [[File:Festive cracker.png]]
 
|image = [[File:Festive cracker.png]]
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|quest = No
 
|quest = No
 
|tradeable = No
 
|tradeable = No
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|bankable = No
 
|equipable = No
 
|equipable = No
 
|stackable = No
 
|stackable = No
|high = No
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|disassembly = No
|low = No
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|value = 1
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|alchable = No
 
|destroy = {{Colour|#cc0000|You cannot get a replacement festive cracker.}}<br>Pull it to get your reward. It is destroyed in the process.
 
|destroy = {{Colour|#cc0000|You cannot get a replacement festive cracker.}}<br>Pull it to get your reward. It is destroyed in the process.
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|kept = always
 
|store = No
 
|store = No
 
|exchange = No
 
|exchange = No
 
|examine = I need to find someone to pull this with.
 
|examine = I need to find someone to pull this with.
 
|weight = 0.2
 
|weight = 0.2
|value =
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|id = 30410
 
}}
 
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[[File:Festive cracker detail.png|left|72px]]
 
[[File:Festive cracker detail.png|left|72px]]
The '''Festive cracker''' is an item obtainable via challenges, competitions, killing monsters, events, and skilling. All crackers have rewards, but there is a rare chance to obtain the [[Black Santa hat]] from the cracker. It cannot be banked.
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The '''festive cracker''' is an unstackable item obtainable during the [[15 Days of Christmas]] event via challenges, competitions, killing monsters, events, and skilling. It cannot be banked. All crackers have rewards, but there is a rare chance to obtain the [[Black Santa hat]] from the cracker.
[[File:Pulling_festive_cracker.gif|frame|A player pulling open a festive cracker.]]
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[[File:Pulling festive cracker.gif|frame|A player pulling open a festive cracker.]]
   
Wearing a Christmas outfit increases the chance of obtaining a cracker; for each piece of festive clothing worn, the chance will increase by 20% of the original chance up to a cap of +120%. These items are:
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Wearing a Christmas outfit increases the chance of obtaining a cracker; for each piece of festive clothing worn, the Blessing of Winter will increase by 20% of the original chance up to a cap of +120%. These items are:
   
 
* [[Blue partyhat|Blue]], [[Green partyhat|green]], [[Purple partyhat|purple]], [[Red partyhat|red]], [[White partyhat|white]] and [[Yellow partyhat|yellow]] [[partyhats]]
 
* [[Blue partyhat|Blue]], [[Green partyhat|green]], [[Purple partyhat|purple]], [[Red partyhat|red]], [[White partyhat|white]] and [[Yellow partyhat|yellow]] [[partyhats]]
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* [[Christmas ghost bottoms]], [[Christmas ghost hood|hood]] and [[Christmas ghost top|top]]
 
* [[Christmas ghost bottoms]], [[Christmas ghost hood|hood]] and [[Christmas ghost top|top]]
 
* [[Festive jumper]]
 
* [[Festive jumper]]
* [[Ice amulet]] (2008 and 2009)
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* [[Ice amulet]]
 
* [[Jester hat]] and [[Jester scarf|scarf]]
 
* [[Jester hat]] and [[Jester scarf|scarf]]
 
* [[Reindeer hat]]
 
* [[Reindeer hat]]
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* [[Woolly hat]] and [[Woolly scarf|scarf]]
 
* [[Woolly hat]] and [[Woolly scarf|scarf]]
   
The following Christmas themed items do '''not''' count:
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According to Jagex, "The following cosmetic overrides also count, but do not give stats - the only stats come from any armours that are covered up by overrides.":
* [[Christmas pudding head]]
 
* [[Christmas wand]]
 
* [[Festive aura]]
 
* [[Festive mistletoe]]
 
 
* [[Frostwalker outfit]]
 
* [[Frostwalker outfit]]
 
* [[Glad Tidings Outfit]]
 
* [[Glad Tidings Outfit]]
* [[Pets]] ([[San'tar spawnling]] and [[Sparkles]])
 
* [[Santa sack]]
 
* [[Snowball]]
 
* [[Snowman head]]
 
* [[Candy Cane]]
 
'''Note:''' If you're already wearing these items when you log in you'll need to reequip them to gain the chance boost, you should get the message "You look more festive! The Blessing of Winter effect has increased."
 
   
 
==Ways to obtain==
 
==Ways to obtain==
 
The Festive cracker can be obtained in the following ways:
 
The Festive cracker can be obtained in the following ways:
* Handing in your first daily challenge each day.
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*First daily challenge handed in each day.
* Earning 10,000 renown in the bird and the beast event for your faction.
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*Completing a festive [[Bird and the Beast]] challenge which is to earn 10,000 renown for either faction.
* Any combat or skilling activity that can earn you a spin ticket.
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*Any combat or skilling activity that can earn a spin ticket.
* Events: Twice each day (2am & 8pm UTC) 200 crackers will be dropped at Falador party room, along with the community team planned events.
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*Events: Twice each day (2am and 8pm UTC) 200 crackers will be dropped at Falador party room, along with the community team planned events. (only in P2P worlds)
* Eating any kind of food.
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*Completing daily [[Festive Cryptic Clue Fest|festive cryptic clues]]
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*Rewarded from competitions hosted by [[Jagex Moderator]]s.
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Note: If obtained with a full inventory, the Festive Cracker will be dropped on the ground with the following message: "Congratulations! You've earned a festive cracker. There was no space in your inventory or bank, so it was dropped on the ground." This message appears even if there is room in your bank, despite the fact that the cracker can't be banked at all.
   
 
==Rewards==
 
==Rewards==
 
{{DropsTableHead}}
 
{{DropsTableHead}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Gold ring|Quantity = 5|Rarity = Common}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Gold ring|Quantity=5 (noted)|Rarity=Common}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Yule log|Image = Yule log (Christmas 2013).png|gemw=no|Quantity = 2|Rarity = Common}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Yule log|Image=Yule log (festive cracker).png|gemw=no|Quantity=2|Rarity=Common}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Mulled wine|Image = Mulled wine (Christmas 2013).png|gemw=no|Quantity = 2|Rarity = Common}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Mulled wine (2013 Christmas event)|gemw=no|Quantity=2|Rarity=Common}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Coal|Quantity = 1,50|Rarity = Common}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Coal|Quantity=1, 50 (noted)|Rarity=Common}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Diamond|Quantity = 1|Rarity = Common}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Diamond|Quantity=1|Rarity=Common}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Magic logs|Quantity = 5|Rarity = Rare}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Magic logs|Quantity=5 (noted)|Rarity=Rare}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Papaya fruit|Quantity = 5|Rarity = Rare}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Papaya fruit|Quantity=5 (noted)|Rarity=Rare}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Dragonstone|Quantity = 1|Rarity = Rare}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Dragonstone|Quantity=1|Rarity=Rare}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Rune platebody|Quantity = 1|Rarity = Rare}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Rune platebody|Quantity=1|Rarity=Rare}}
{{DropsLine|Name = Black Santa hat|Quantity = 1|Rarity = Very rare}}
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{{DropsLine|Name=Black Santa hat|Quantity=1|Rarity=Very rare|Raritynotes=<ref>[https://twitter.com/JagexMichelle/status/414184937646858240 1/2,000 chance confirmed by Mod Michelle].</ref>}}
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{{DropsTableBottom}}
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
In addition to the ''owner'' of the cracker getting an item reward, ''both'' players involved in the pulling of the cracker will receive 1,000 bonus experience in a randomly chosen skill.
 
In addition to the ''owner'' of the cracker getting an item reward, ''both'' players involved in the pulling of the cracker will receive 1,000 bonus experience in a randomly chosen skill.
   
== Trivia ==
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==Trivia==
*If you get a cracker from skilling, it'll give the message: "Congratulations! You've earned a Festive Cracker."
 
*Getting a cracker from the daily cracker task would give the message: "You have been awarded a festive cracker!"
 
**Obtaining a cracker from handing in a daily challenge would give a different message: "Congratulations! You've earned a festive cracker! Pull it to see what's inside."
 
 
*During a party room drop, bankers and [[Party Pete]] would exclaim: "Cracker drop at the Falador party room in X minutes!"
 
*During a party room drop, bankers and [[Party Pete]] would exclaim: "Cracker drop at the Falador party room in X minutes!"
*Using it on another player while they're banking would give the message: "<Name> is too busy to pull your cracker right now."
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*If a player received a [[Black Santa hat]] from a cracker, a server wide message would announce: {{RSFont|color=#06A010|Someone pulled their festive cracker and received a black Santa hat!|shadow=no}}
*If a player recieved a [[Black Santa Hat]] from a cracker, a server wide message would announce:
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* The reward of 5 [[gold ring]]s and the resulting message: "You won fiiiive go-ooold riiiings!" is a reference to the "12 Days of Christmas" carol.
{{RSFont|color=#06A010|Someone pulled their festive cracker and received a black Santa hat!}}
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* Despite being a Members only item it can still be obtained while skilling as a free player, even though it requires membership to open. This is most likely intentional as the fish mask also required a membership to obtain.
*The first festive item you wear would give the message: "Merry Christmas! You have received the Blessing of Winter."
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*Players cannot use these on a [[Jagex Moderator]]. Attempting to do so yields the message "Sorry, but you can't do that to Staff Mods."
**Subsequent clothing would display: "You look more festive! The Blessing of Winter effect has increased."
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*Winning a lump of coal gives: "Oh. You won a lump of coal."
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** However, winning 50 noted coal displays: "You won 50 coal!"
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*There used to be a glitch where bankers still exclaim the cracker drop at the Falador party room, even at irregular intervals as to how it was during the [[15 Days of Christmas]] event.
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[[fi:Festive cracker]]
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[[Category:Bonus experience]]

Latest revision as of 00:02, April 10, 2019

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Festive cracker was removed from RuneScape after an update, but still exists in-game for those who had obtained it.
Festive cracker detail

The festive cracker is an unstackable item obtainable during the 15 Days of Christmas event via challenges, competitions, killing monsters, events, and skilling. It cannot be banked. All crackers have rewards, but there is a rare chance to obtain the Black Santa hat from the cracker.

Pulling festive cracker

A player pulling open a festive cracker.

Wearing a Christmas outfit increases the chance of obtaining a cracker; for each piece of festive clothing worn, the Blessing of Winter will increase by 20% of the original chance up to a cap of +120%. These items are:

According to Jagex, "The following cosmetic overrides also count, but do not give stats - the only stats come from any armours that are covered up by overrides.":

Ways to obtainEdit

The Festive cracker can be obtained in the following ways:

  • First daily challenge handed in each day.
  • Completing a festive Bird and the Beast challenge which is to earn 10,000 renown for either faction.
  • Any combat or skilling activity that can earn a spin ticket.
  • Events: Twice each day (2am and 8pm UTC) 200 crackers will be dropped at Falador party room, along with the community team planned events. (only in P2P worlds)
  • Completing daily festive cryptic clues
  • Rewarded from competitions hosted by Jagex Moderators.

Note: If obtained with a full inventory, the Festive Cracker will be dropped on the ground with the following message: "Congratulations! You've earned a festive cracker. There was no space in your inventory or bank, so it was dropped on the ground." This message appears even if there is room in your bank, despite the fact that the cracker can't be banked at all.

RewardsEdit

Item Quantity Rarity GE price
Gold ringGold ring(noted)Common3,900
Yule log (festive cracker)Yule log2CommonNot sold
Mulled wine (2013 Christmas event)Mulled wine (2013 Christmas event)2CommonNot sold
CoalCoal1; 50 (noted)Common100–5,000
DiamondDiamond1Common1,101
Magic logsMagic logs(noted)Rare1,905
Papaya fruitPapaya fruit(noted)Rare23,815
DragonstoneDragonstone1Rare8,365
Rune platebodyRune platebody1Rare37,480
Black Santa hatBlack Santa hat1Very rare[1]2,147,457,792

In addition to the owner of the cracker getting an item reward, both players involved in the pulling of the cracker will receive 1,000 bonus experience in a randomly chosen skill.

TriviaEdit

  • During a party room drop, bankers and Party Pete would exclaim: "Cracker drop at the Falador party room in X minutes!"
  • If a player received a Black Santa hat from a cracker, a server wide message would announce: Someone pulled their festive cracker and received a black Santa hat!
  • The reward of 5 gold rings and the resulting message: "You won fiiiive go-ooold riiiings!" is a reference to the "12 Days of Christmas" carol.
  • Despite being a Members only item it can still be obtained while skilling as a free player, even though it requires membership to open. This is most likely intentional as the fish mask also required a membership to obtain.
  • Players cannot use these on a Jagex Moderator. Attempting to do so yields the message "Sorry, but you can't do that to Staff Mods."
  • Winning a lump of coal gives: "Oh. You won a lump of coal."
    • However, winning 50 noted coal displays: "You won 50 coal!"
  • There used to be a glitch where bankers still exclaim the cracker drop at the Falador party room, even at irregular intervals as to how it was during the 15 Days of Christmas event.
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