Winter Weekends (2016)
Release date 2 December 2016 (Update)
Reward See below
Head developer Unknown edit
Preceded by Winter Weekends (2015)
Succeeded by Winter Weekends (2017)

Winter Weekends are a series of events that take place over weekends in December 2016 and January 2017, beginning on 2 December 2016 and ending on 9 January 2017. All events except for the Ports week will start at 12:00 GMT on Friday and finish at 12:00 GMT on Monday.


Weekend 1: The Arc

2-5 December 2016

  • Half price supplies.
  • Chance not to deplete uncharted isles resources while harvesting.
  • Additional 2 daily contracts which are free to reroll.
    • These additional contracts reset at noon instead of with the regular contracts at midnight.
  • 2 orokami spawn instead of 1 on Uncharted Isles.

Weekend 2: Skilling

9-12 December 2016

Weekend 3: Bossing and Slayer

16-19 December 2016

  • Increased chance of rare drops and enhanced ring of wealth.
    • Rare drops referred to the drops from the rare drop table.
    • The chance to obtain the better drops from rare drop table was increased, and all the drops were doubled in amount.
    • Enhanced ring of wealth meant that the ring caused rare drop table drops to appear about 4 times more commonly.
    • Rare drops from bosses were not affected.
  • Charm drops give one more charm than normal.
  • 50% increased base slayer experience.
  • All Slayer assignments are treated as using a Slayer VIP ticket.
  • 10% cheaper instance fees.
  • Extra training points from Boss Training.
    • Each player counting for training points gave two points for a kill.
  • Ability to loot from Mazcab Raids once per day.
    • The Mazcab Raid Lock was reset at the start of the weekend, and continued to reset daily at midnight after that.

Weekend 4: Clue scrolls

23-26 December 2016

Weekend 5: Minigames

30 December 2016 - 2 January 2017


30 December 2016 - 9 January 2017

  • 25 voyages per day instead of 15.
  • All player-owned ports voyages return 30% extra resources or trade goods.
  • Ability to get The Barmaid's special voyage on Saturdays and Sundays as well as Thursdays.
    • If a previous A Barmaid's Tip voyage was still on its way (including in "returned" state), a new one wouldn't be offered.

Weekend 6: Dungeoneering

6-9 January 2017