Design Notes

June 21, 2024

Scorching Summer Collection

The super-hot 2024 Summer Collection Chest is Here

Whether you head to the beach to cool down or get your surf on... beat the heat this weekend with the super-cool gear in our Scorching Summer 2024 Collection! Unlock over 125 rare and seasonal event items when you get the chest for 10,000 AdventureCoins or buy individual items from Quibble in Battleon.

  • Get the full collection for 10,000 ACs or
  • Buy individual items from Nibble's Rares shop in Battleon 

Plus, find even more items arriving in the chest next week and in July!

Now Available: Scorching Summer Collection

The color-customizable, hero-sized Scorching Summer Collection Companion Pet is in Quibble's Shop for 10,000 AdventureCoins now!

  • Click it to open the collection shop full of 0 AC versions of Quibble's rares
  • Automatically unlock any future items added to the collection
  • Find the Savage Scavenger Zorbak pet w/ quest for an exclusive character page badge

Available on Friday, June 21

Enchanted Marine Dragon Set
All items in the set are rare & color-customizable 

  • Majestic Marine Dragon armor (unique pose)
  • Marine Dragon armor
  • Male Morph + Hair helms
  • Female Morph + Hair helms
  • Enchanted Marine Dragon Guardian cape
  • Enchanted Marine Dragon Tail cape
  • Enchanted Marine Dragon Spear

 

Red Tide Dragon Set
All items in the set are seasonal, not color-customizable.

  • Majestic Red Tide Dragon armor (unique pose)
  • Red Tide Dragon armor
  • Male Morph + Hair helms
  • Female Morph + Hair helms
  • Red Tide Dragon Guardian cape
  • Red Tide Dragon Tail cape
  • Red Tide Dragon Spear

Sea Guard Diver & Gunner Set
All items in the set are rare & color-customizable 

  • Sea Guard Diver armor
  • Sea Guard Gunner armor
  • Sea Guard Diver Hair + Ponytail
  • Sea Guard Diver Morphs (male + female)
  • Bay Watcher + Bay Whistler Twig pets
  • Beachball Pro Twilly pet
  • Beach Scavenger Zorbak pet
  • Beach Comber Quibble regular + Bank Pet
  • Sea Guard Pulse Gun (single + dual-wield)
  • Sea Guard Ripple Gun (single + dual-wield)
  • Sea Guard Flotation Board (single + dual-wield)

Casual Wayfarer Set
All items in the set are rare & color-customizable 

  • Prepared Casual Wayfarer armor (unique pose)
  • Casual Wayfarer armor (regular pose)
  • Styrofoam Take-Out Sneevil Morph helm
  • Casual Wayfarer Shaded Hair + Locks
  • Casual Wayfarer Shaded Sunhat, Hair + Locks

Evil Underworld Lounger Set
All items in the set are rare 

  • Evil Underworld Lounger armor
  • Male + Female Morphs + Hairs
  • Underworld Lounging Buddy helm 
  • Ghostly Wisps cape
  • Underworld Fury Blaze Companion Blade pet
  • Underworld Fury Blaze Blade (single + dual-wield)
  • Legion Wave Slicer Surfboard
  • Blazing Underworld Blade house item

Nulgath Nation Lounger Set
All items in the set are rare 

  • Nulgath Nation Lounger armor
  • Male + Female Morph helms
  • Fiend's Inception Companion Blade pet
  • Fiend's Inception Blade (single + dual-wield)
  • Fiend's Ego Surfboard
  • Fiend's Inception Kiln house item

ShadowScythe Empire Lounger Set
All items in the set are rare 

  • ShadowScythe Empire Lounger armor
  • Male + Female Morph helms
  • Shadow Dragon Revolution cape
  • Shadowscythe Emblem Surboard

Available June 28th

Collection Chest items scheduled to release next week include:

  • Swordhaven Summer Lounger set
  • Chaotic Beach Lounger set
  • Dark Summer Lounger set
  • Hollowborn Summer Lounger set
  • Lae x Snowvers' Water Elf set (art preview)

Available Next Month

Collection Chest items scheduled to release in July include:

  • Scorching Summer Hero set (unique pose)
  • Solar Summer Lounger set (regular pose)
  • Lunar Lounger set
  • Grim DungeonMaster Lounger set
  • Lae x Aciel's Gothic Sun Beach set (art preview)
  • Summer Beach houses
  • And more!

Just want a couple of the items listed above? Apart from the exclusive Scorching Summer Collection Companion Pet and Savage Scavenger Zorbak pet, all of the gear contained inside the Collection shop will also be available individually in Quibble's Summer Event Shop.

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June 21, 2024

Lightning Strikes & Secrets

Main Story Update: Cold Thunder Saga, Chapter 4

Greenguard and Skye are at war! Queen Iona's weaponized lightning rains down relentlessly, driving you forward, but their strikes might just shine a light on the dark secret that will bring down her dynasty. Log in now for the next chapter of our main story, the Rumbling of Cold Thunder in /Naoisegrave.


New Game Update

  • Main Story: new update in the Cold Thunder Saga
  • New rewards: Anti-Ionan War Beast armor sets + Noise's Grave house items
  • Summer Collection: the first update in our Scorching Summer chest

Weekend Daily Gifts & Boosts

  • Server Boost: double Gold
  • Saturday drops: 3 Radical Kidz wall decal items from the Sneeviltron in /boxes
  • Sunday drops: Sweatsuit Battle Puppy Pet (and a SUPER SURPRISE item drop O_O) from Undead Artix in /overworld

Strike at the Skye, Unlock New Rewards

Counter the Queen of Skye's minions in a set built to withstand their lightning + ice attacks! Complete this week's story update in /naoisegrave to unlock Queen Victoria's Reactive Inductor farming quest. Craft the Anti-Storm Warbeast base set then enchant it into the color-custom Anti-Storm War Tank gear.

Merge Shop Items:

  • Anti-Storm Warbeast armor
  • Anti-Storm Warbeast Skull + Helm
  • Anti-Storm Warbeast's Energy Aura
  • Anti-Storm Warbeast's Energy Fist (single + dual-wield)
  • Anti-Storm War Tank armor
  • Anti-Storm War Tank Skull + Helm
  • Anti-Storm War Tank's Energy Aura
  • Anti-Storm War Tank's Energy Fist (single + dual-wield)

NaoiseGrave house item monster drops:

  • Baby Ice Dracolich Guard
  • Strewn Dragon Bones
  • Strewn Baby Dracolich Bones
  • Saddest Relic Ever Found (1% drop rate)
  • Plasma Orb Pedestal

Loughshine:

  • Fianna Rebel armor drops off the boss

Boxes:

  • Boxed Locks helm drops off the boss

Age of Ruin Saga: the Story So Far...

After the threat Malgor and his ShadowFlame army posed had been put to rest, you were left to address the scars he inflicted... and process the knowledge you gained. The Gods and Greater Beings of the Old Worlds Order have been revealed, and now you must complete the task they've set: to neutralize three dire threats before they awaken. 

Age of Ruin Saga: Voice in the Sea Chapter 1 of the  begins in the /TerminaTemple map. If you have not completed it, journey there now! You'll need to finish the entire saga before you can begin next week's adventure.

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June 21, 2024

Now Available: Summer AdventureCoin Bonus

Get 50% more ACs with any Membership or AC Pack

Our Summer Bonus is ON! Get 50% more bonus AdventureCoins with any AC or Membership pack you buy. This is a great time to top up and grab new gear, because our event line-up is on FIRE! 

Gear up and get ready, because all Summer long, we'll be adding new items for you! 

  • Seasonal Summer Shop
  • Meme x Anime Fusion gear
  • Wheel of Doom Merge & Treasure Chest updates
  • 2024 Summer Collection Chest

Also happening this Summer:

  • New main story updates 
  • Father's Day of DOOM 
  • the next chapter of the Hollowborn Saga 
  • Tanabata (aka the Star Festival)
  • permanent versions of staff wedding events return + wedding-themed upgrade bonus pack (featuring a house, quest, and items) to help you spread the love

Note: if you purchased ACs during the 24 hours before the bonus began (from 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM on May 30th), you were also given the bonus ACs. Those have already automatically been added to your account. 

Get 60,000 ACs while our Summer Bonus is on!

During our Summer AC bonus, get 60,000 ACs for $99.95 (that's 20,000 ACs more than normal!) and unlock your choice of upgrade bonus pack, 15x Rep, Gold, Class Points, and XP server boosts, and the Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness (IoDA). 

Wait...AdventureCoin Bonus?!

That's right! Several times each year, we have bonus AdventureCoin offers (example: Summer, Back to School, and during the holidays). Bonus amounts and dates may change from year to year, so keep an eye on the Design Notes and social media for more news of future bonuses.

Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness?!

The Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness (or MIoDA for short) is a miscellaneous item you will get by purchasing the 40k AdventureCoin pakage. Like the other IoDA items, it allows you to choose any item in the game when you redeem it through your Account Manager.

How to Claim your MIoDA Prize

Make sure you have a confirmed email address attached to your game account, and then follow these steps:

  1. Decide on the item you want
  2. Log into your Account Manager
  3. Click on the "Awesome Prizes" link on the sidebar
  4. You'll see a list of the IoDA tokens you have available
  5. Choose from a list of ALL the eligible item rewards  
  6. You'll be taken to a verification page to confirm your choice
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June 17, 2024

Game News: June 17 - 23

Read on for the latest news and information

Summer's here, and our weekly release schedule is heating up! Stay up to date with details on the new releases, server boosts, daily login gifts, art previews, balance updates, and more in this week's game digest post. 

Monday, June 17: Starlight of Destiny Preview

Check out the first preview of the Starlight of Destiny axe. We're celebrating the Star Festival next month in all our main games with a stellar new farming reward item. Crafted just for this event by art superstar Hikari, the Starlight of Destiny axe has in-combat animation, to help you shine on the battlefield. 

Versions of the axe will release in AQWorlds, AQ3D, AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and EpicDuel.

Note: The regular Blinding Light of Destiny will be required to accept the quest to farm for the StarLight of Destiny.

Tuesday, June 18: Death & Destiny

Our Tuesday update is live, and we've got double update headed your way! In honor of DragonFable's birthday this month, we've brought over one of their most frequently-encountered NPCs to stand guard in your /house. Talk to the Grim Reaper in the /Death map. Complete his new quest to unlock the Otherworld Death House Guard!

Then head to the Icestorm Arena and /equip your thickest winter gloves. You'll need them if you're going to grab the super-cool sets waiting for you there as we celebrate Lore's version of the Stanley cup with all-new hockey gear!

Read the Design Notes for more details on today's update.

Thursday, June 20: Unidentified 34 & 35 Boost

Get double rewards as you quest to collect resources to create the ArchFiend DoomLord set until June 26.

Unidentifed 34:

  • Willpower Extraction
  • Enough Doom for an ArchFiend

Get x2, x4, x6 or x8 items while the boost is on.
(Normal: x1, x2, x3, or x4)

Unidentifed 35:

  • Nulgath Demands Work
  • Enough Doom for an ArchFiend

Drop quantity + rate: x2, 30%
(Normal: x1, 15%)

Friday, June 21: Update Details

Read on for news about this weekend's new updates: new main story update, the first update in the Summer 2024 Collection, and more!

Log in this Weekend for:

  • Main Story: new update in the Cold Thunder Saga
  • New rewards: Anti-Ionan War Beast armor sets + Noise's Grave house items
  • Summer 2024 Collection Chest: the first update :D

Daily Gifts & Boosts

  • Server Boost: double Gold
  • Saturday drops: Radical Kidz wall items
  • Sunday drops: Sweatshirt Daimyo pet + house guard

Event Reminders...

Mark your calendars so you don't miss out! These maps, items, and limited-time drops are leaving soon.

Events

  • June 21: rare Mecha Dragon Commander set
  • June 30: Father's Day maps + rewards, Chronomancer of Light, Shadowzard Mount set

Limited Time Daily Login Gifts

  • June 22: Silver Skye drops from Warden Indradeep in CastleEblana
  • June 22: Sacred Forest Scythe from Forest Guardian in /fableforest
  • June 28: Peaceful Picnic, Fantasy Fir Tree, Sweet Shrub, and Fantasy Fountain drops from the Root of Evil in /livingdungeon
  • June 30: Hockey Star Captain drops from /icestormarena

Stay up to date with new release plans and boosts on the Artix Calendar and see what the latest bug fixes and balance changes are in the Patch Notes.

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June 14, 2024

Anime x Memes = Absolute Parody

Featured Rare Gear Available through August 30th

It's gonna be MEMES! You asked for memes and anime, and our artists have delivered. Find new anime, moglin, and meme-themed parody items in the Featured Gear Shop now, and return as even more arrive this weekend and next as daily login gift drops! 

New rares this weekend:

  • Enchanted Lovely Rocker armor (color-customizable)
  • Lovely Rocker's Back-up Bass, Guitar, and Keytar
  • Fellow Player and Fellow Gamer armors
  • Fellow Player Cap helm and Back-up Board cape 
  • Fellow Player Skateboard
  • Bro Morph helm
  • Portable Twilly Spin Cycle cape
  • Moglin Gawkers, Sus Moglin pets, Spin Cycle
  • Moglin Home Entertainment floor item
  • Amazed Twilly + Twigstagramer house guests

Click to Change Expression Helms

  • Excited Rocker's Expressions helm
  • Elated Rocker's Expressions helm
  • Aspirational Rocker's Expressions helm
  • Zealous Rocker's Expressions
  • Lovely Rocker's Expressions

Twilly Supports You! Quest Pet

Find this iconic, rare meme x moglin pet in the Featured Gear Shop for 1,000 ACs. Click it to unlock a quest to get the house item variant and the Extremely Enthusiastic Hero morph helm.

Akiba Cosplay Shop: 

The following items will be permanently available from the Cosplay Shop in /akiba.

  • Lovely Rocker Hair
  • Lovely Rocker Short Locks
  • Lovely Rocker Ponytail
  • Lovely Rocker Locks
  • Lovely Rocker Bob Cut
  • Lovely Rocker Shades
  • Lovely Rocker's Drumsticks
  • Lovely Rocker's Drum Set
  • Lovely Rocker's Guitar
  • Lovely Rocker's Keytar

The first shop Anime x Meme shop update included:

  • Tuba Lord Bard armor
  • Top Brass Helm
  • Big Brass Blast cape
  • Tuban Cannon Gun
  • Abolute Evil armor
  • Abolute Evil Aura
  • Abolute Evil Vibe rune
  • Disintegrating Twilly, Twig, and Zorbak pets

Our 2024 Meme x Anime rare items will be available until August 30th. 

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June 14, 2024

This Weekend: Flames of War

Main Story Update: Cold Thunder Saga, Chapter 3

The rumbling of Cold Thunder is drowned out by the cries of anguished innocents. The flames of war have ignited the shores of Skye, and Galanoth needs your help to defend and protect the rebels being ravaged in the Ruins of Loughshine. Log in this weekend for the next chapter of our main story, plus the return of our Father's Day events and all-new anime x meme rares and permanent items! 

New Game Update

  • Main Story: new update in the Cold Thunder Saga
  • New rewards: Skye Rogue armor sets
  • Holiday Event: Father's Day of Doom maps + gear return
  • Featured Gear sets: Anime x Meme rares, Twilly Supports you! pet, and color-custom Rogue set

Weekend Daily Gifts & Boosts

  • Server Boost: double Reputation
  • Saturday drops: Sus moglin helms from the Baconcatzard in /eventhub
  • Sunday drops: Father's Day of DOOM maces from GleebleGlarble in the /nursery

Rogues, Rebels, & Rewards

Talk to Caoimhe* in the Ruins of Loughshine for two new sets in her merge shop! Craft the Skye Rogue set them gild it into the golden version.

Merge Shop Items:

  • Skye Executor
  • Skye Executor Hood (male & female)
  • Backhanded Speirling Dagger (single & dual-wield)
  • Skye Warden of the West
  • Skye Warden's Mask and Male/Female Cowled Mask
  • Skye Warden of the West Cape
  • Speirling Guardian Dagger (single & dual-wield)
  • Backhanded Speirling Guardian Dagger (single & dual-wield)

Loughshine monster drops:

  • Skye Executor Hooded Locks
  • Skye Executor's Cloak
  • Speirling Dagger (single & dual-wield)
  • Scorched Elder Yew floor item
  • Overdriven Energy Elemental floor item

Event hub monster drops:

  • Pufferfish Plushie (single & dual-wield)
  • Starfish Plushie (single & dual-wield)
  • Stingray Plushie (single & dual-wield)
  • Tiger Shark Plushie (single & dual-wield)

* Pronounced KEE-vah

Age of Ruin Saga: the Story So Far...

After the threat Malgor and his ShadowFlame army posed had been put to rest, you were left to address the scars he inflicted... and process the knowledge you gained. The Gods and Greater Beings of the Old Worlds Order have been revealed, and now you must complete the task they've set: to neutralize three dire threats before they awaken. 


Age of Ruin Saga: Voice in the Sea Chapter 1 of the  begins in the /TerminaTemple map. If you have not completed it, journey there now! You'll need to finish the entire saga before you can begin next week's adventure.

Events + Gear Leaving Soon

Summer's heating up, and so are our weekly game releases! Check out the June release calendar to see what's happening and when things leave so you don't miss a moment, a battle, or a limited time reward. 

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