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Bounty Hunter (known as BH) is a player killing minigame that was released on 18 September 2014.

Getting a targetEdit

Bounty Hunter interface

The interface when entering the Wilderness in a Bounty World.

When a player enters the Wilderness on world 318, the only Bounty Hunter world, a small interface will appear in the top-right of the game client. The Bounty Hunter target system will track down a player that is close to their combat level and will match both up as targets. The skull in the interface will change colour depending on how much wealth the target has in possession, ranging from very low to very high. Your target can attack you even if you normally wouldn't be deep enough in the wilderness for him/her to attack you, and vica versa.

BH skulls

The skull indicating the target's current wealth in possession. The first skull from the left indicates that the player has no current target.

Once a target has been assigned the interface will hint about what level Wilderness they are in. This hint will also change colour depending on how far away the target is, which can prove useful in tracking them down. Alternatively, if the player has unlocked the Teleport to Bounty Target spell via reading the bounty teleport scroll, they can use it to teleport directly to their target.

Should a player leave the Wilderness for two minutes, or log out for any period of time, the target will be forfeited. If too many targets are forfeited, a penalty will be incurred, and the player will be unable to receive a new target for a considerable period of time.

Killing your target and emblemsEdit

When you catch up with your target you will then be faced with the task of killing them.

The player that ends up winning the fight will have a good chance of receiving, in addition to what their target risked, a mysterious emblem. The chance of receiving a mysterious emblem is based on the combat level of the player's target. Emblems can be traded in at the Bounty Hunter Store in exchange for bounties, a currency used to purchase rewards from the shop. 

There are 10 tiers of emblem with increasing values. On your first target kill you will have a chance of receiving the lowest tier.

Once you have your tier 1 emblem you have a choice: you can choose to try your luck at upgrading your emblem or trade it in for the reward. Mysterious emblem will be downgraded as they are dropped on death. For example, if a player is killed and had a tier 3 emblem in their inventory the victor will obtain a tier 2 emblem instead.

Emblem upgradesEdit

If you get a target kill with an emblem in your inventory the emblem will upgrade to the next tier. The value of the emblems are as follows:

Emblem Points
Mysterious emblemTier 150,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 2)Tier 2100,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 3)Tier 3200,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 4)Tier 4400,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 5)Tier 5750,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 6)Tier 61,200,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 7)Tier 71,750,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 8)Tier 82,500,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 9)Tier 93,500,000
Mysterious emblem (tier 10)Tier 105,000,000

Emblems are always risked so you will have to be willing to take on a loss for a chance to upgrade them. If you are holding multiple emblems only the highest tier emblem will be upgraded.


The Emblem Trader in Edgeville will take your emblems off you in exchange for the previously described bounties. These are the items you can purchase with your bounty points in the Bounty Hunter Store.

Along with a bunch of valuable gear that is available for purchase, there are rewards only available via the Bounty Hunter Store:

Reward Function
Saradomin's tearSaradomin's tearCan be used on a Saradomin sword to create a Saradomin's blessed sword, which reverts to Saradomin's tear after after it has dealt 10,000 hits.
Paddewwa teleport Senntisten teleport
Annakarl teleport Carrallangar teleport
Dareeyak teleport Ghorrock teleport
Kharyrll teleport Lassar teleport
Ancient Magicks magic tabletsTeleports the user to locations that could previously only be teleported to via Ancient Magicks teleportation spells.
Granite clampGranite clampCan be used on a granite maul to create a granite maul (or).
Steam staff upgrade kitSteam staff upgrade kitCan be used on a steam battlestaff to create a steam battlestaff (or).
Dragon pickaxe upgrade kitDragon pickaxe upgrade kitCan be used on a dragon pickaxe to create a dragon pickaxe (or).
Ward upgrade kitWard upgrade kitCan be used on a malediction ward or an odium ward to create a malediction ward (or) or an odium ward (or) respectively.
Ring of wealth scrollRing of wealth scrollCan be used on a ring of wealth to double your chance of getting a clue scroll from monsters within the Wilderness.
Magic shortbow scrollMagic shortbow scrollCan be used on a magic shortbow to reduce its special attack cost to 50%, and increases ranged attack bonus to +75.
Volcanic whip mix Frozen whip mixVolcanic and frozen whip recoloursTint the colour of your abyssal whip to an icy blue or a lava orange.
Yellow dark bow paint White dark bow paint
Green dark bow paint Blue dark bow paint
Dark bow recoloursA few different options to recolour your dark bows.
Bounty teleport scrollBounty teleport scrollAllows you access to cast Teleport to Bounty Target.
Hunter's honourHunter's honourA cosmetic hat.
Clue boxClue boxSaves your clue on death if you die within the Wilderness.
Rune pouchRune pouchAllows you to store three types of runes.

All of the rewards, apart from the hunter's honour and the rune pouch, are tradeable and can be sold to other players.

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