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A player talking to a banker

A bank is a place where players can deposit their items for safe keeping. Items held in the inventory can be lost upon death, but items in a player's bank are always safe.

The RuneScape Classic bank is divided into 4 pages. Each page can contain 48 stacks of items, for 192 total in a player's bank.

Players first learn about how to use a bank on Tutorial Island, where a section of the tutorial is dedicated to walking a player through depositing and withdrawing items.

In RuneScape Classic, only one player can talk to a non-player character at a time. Because players must talk to a Banker to access their bank account, banking can be difficult in busier areas of RuneScape.

An example of a bank

Locations[edit | edit source]

Note that unlike RuneScape 2, there is no bank at the top of Lumbridge Castle. There is also no option to protect a player's bank with a bank PIN.

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History[edit | edit source]

  • Upon release in 23 January 2001 only coins could be banked
  • In 30 January 2001 guards started being placed in Varrock to withdraw money more safely. The concept of guards would apply to Varrock and future banks, just before the Wilderness got implemented.
  • In 12 June 2001 it became possible to deposit 1000 coins at a time at the bank.
  • In 26 July 2001, banks were reworked to be able to store any item and not just coins. Users could store up to 48 distinct items with a maximum limit of 16 million items per stack.
  • In 21 February 2002, members had available 2x48 bank pages to be able to store up to 96 distinct items.
  • In 7 May 2003, members had available 4x48 bank pages, being able to store up to 192 distinct items. This would set the cap in RuneScape Classic's history.
  • In the re-opening of RuneScape Classics of 2009, "withdraw-x" and "deposit-x" options were added to the bank's interface, making withdrawing and depositing items faster.
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