Menaphos is even bigger. That's not a facile contrast. Menaphos is a proper urban sprawl on par with Varrock: it is possible to enter virtually every building, posses runescape 2018 s a distinct conversation with nearly every NPC, and explore a couple of secret locations further afield if you've experienced everything the Golden City has to offer. To call the expansion Menaphos is even doing it a little injustice, since there are in fact two cities to explore beyond the walls - Menaphos and Sophanem, it is anagrammed opposite.
While you'll want to be a mid-level Runescape manhood to enter Menaphos, once inside you'll find a remarkably open town, with just a few areas sealed off till you're further into the expansion's pursuit series. Below the city there's a procedurally-generated skilling dungeon along with an enormous Slayer dungeon, the former offering a fresh and limitless space for non-combat skill boosting, while the latter functions as a high-level Slayer dungeon with critters beginning at battle level 101.
Of course, that depends upon what level you are as you go in the expansion and how completely you want to explore beyond the four main quests and 21 degree increase to the Slayer ability. This is an unparalleled amount of content for one Runescape update, also Jagex's aim to release another expansion of this size in September and December reveals this is not a one-off gesture; it is a new method of playing Runescape.
"It's a massive change for us and our current player base in terms of the way we deliver content," says lead writer David Osborne. "We're utilized to drip-feeding great, additive pieces of content each week, but that is all about bringing all that together to give players something they can really immerse themselves buy OSRS gold - a long-form story, a great deal of skilling and battle content, an expansion to a level cap - all the things you'd want or expect from an expansion."