When I was playing pest control with a lower attack (sub 60), I would hit 0s almost every hit on the portal. While it may make sense for higher level players to rush the portals, a lower level player may not even get in his 50 damage doing this. Jul 16, 2007 · On 16-July-2007 there was a huge change in Pest Control, for nearly a month there where riots in Falador Center. People hated this update; it nearly cut the experience in half per hour. There was an upside to … This guide will give you a better understanding of the Old school minigame, Pest Control. Pest Control. Description: It is their job to ensure that the flux of good and evil coming through to RuneScape each day remains constant, but there are some beasts they find more difficult to accept than others. Note: This guide is for the Oldschool version of Runescape. To see the updated, Runescape 3 guide for Pest Control click here.. Pest Control is a multi-player game that involves teamwork and cooperation between players. Since Pest Control games tend to be short and provide full stat restoration upon completion, offensive prayers can and should be used liberally. In particular, this minigame may be the only scenario in which the Retribution prayer can be at least somewhat useful. Pest Control can only be used to train combat skills that are level 25 or above. To calculate how many points you will need when training a skill above level 99, (i.e. Ghost Levels), select the ‘I will be using XP values below.’ option and enter your desired XP value into the relevant box. Pest Control is a co-operative members-only combat-based minigame.In it, players must defend an NPC known as the Void Knight from an onslaught of monsters, while at the same time destroying the portals from which the monsters spawn. It is advisable to have some players stay at the Void Knight and some at each portal.