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May 2008 - Announcements Page

Game Changes

  • Items with Cooldown timers now have a visible countdown on their icon. This should allow players to more easily tell when an item is ready to be used again.
  • Locked fellowships will now transfer leadership to the next in line when the leader drops so that the leader can be re-invited. There will only be a 15 minute window in which this option is viable. So if after 15 minutes, the leader has not returned, they will not be able to be re-invited to the fellowship. This fix also resolves the issue of players not being able to rejoin a fellowship after being dropped more than once.
  • Players awareded compensation for recent server downtime. Speak to one of the Royal Guards to be given a Writ of Apology (one per character), which can then be exchanged at the Royal Quartermaster.

You are eligible for a compensation item in return for our 2008 server problems. Please visit a Royal Guard in Holtburg, Yaraq, Shoushi, or Samsur for further instructions on how to claim your compensation.

New Quests

New Events

Updated Quests

  • Clutch of Kings - title tokens removed and xp reward updated. New Exp reward: ??
  • Invoker Quest - xp reward updated from 4 million to 30% PXP up to lvl 100 (28 million).

Exchange token removed and title now awarded directly for the following quests:

New NPCs

Updated NPCs

New Locations

New Items

Blight Rat Chest Icon.png Blight Rat ChestCoral Encrusted Chest Icon.png Coral Encrusted ChestForge Vault Icon.png Forge Vault

Spectral Ingot Icon.png Spectral IngotWrit of Apology Icon.png Writ of Apology

Aerbax Pack Doll Orders Icon.png Aerbax Pack Doll OrdersExperience Orders Icon.png Experience OrdersAluvian Casino Key Orders Icon.png Aluvian Casino Key OrdersGharu'ndim Casino Key Orders Icon.png Gharu'ndim Casino Key OrdersSho Casino Key Orders Icon.png Sho Casino Key OrdersFoolproof Aquamarine Orders Icon.png Foolproof Aquamarine OrdersFoolproof Black Garnet Orders Icon.png Foolproof Black Garnet OrdersFoolproof Black Opal Orders Icon.png Foolproof Black Opal OrdersFoolproof Emerald Orders Icon.png Foolproof Emerald OrdersFoolproof Fire Opal Orders Icon.png Foolproof Fire Opal OrdersFoolproof Imperial Topaz Orders Icon.png Foolproof Imperial Topaz OrdersFoolproof Jet Orders Icon.png Foolproof Jet OrdersFoolproof Red Garnet Orders Icon.png Foolproof Red Garnet OrdersFoolproof Sunstone Orders Icon.png Foolproof Sunstone OrdersFoolproof White Sapphire Orders Icon.png Foolproof White Sapphire OrdersFoolproof Peridot Orders Icon.png Foolproof Peridot OrdersFoolproof Yellow Topaz Orders Icon.png Foolproof Yellow Topaz OrdersFoolproof Zircon Orders Icon.png Foolproof Zircon OrdersEnhanced Health Elixir Orders Icon.png Enhanced Health Elixir OrdersEnhanced Mana Elixir Orders Icon.png Enhanced Mana Elixir Orders

Pack Aerbax Icon.png Pack Aerbax

Blight Rat Key Icon.png Blight Rat KeyGrimy Sea Invasion Key Icon.png Grimy Sea Invasion KeyDesolation Sea Invasion Key Icon.png Desolation Sea Invasion KeyPutrid Sea Invasion Key Icon.png Putrid Sea Invasion KeyDisgusting Sea Invasion Key Icon.png Disgusting Sea Invasion KeyRank Sea Invasion Key Icon.png Rank Sea Invasion KeyPallid Sea Invasion Key Icon.png Pallid Sea Invasion KeyEast Armory Key Icon.png East Armory KeyNorth Armory Key Icon.png North Armory KeyWest Armory Key Icon.png West Armory KeySouth Armory Key Icon.png South Armory KeyForge Vault Key Icon.png Forge Vault Key

Monty's Golden Keyring Icon.png Monty's Golden KeyringArshid's Golden Keyring Icon.png Arshid's Golden KeyringGan-Zo's Golden Keyring Icon.png Gan-Zo's Golden Keyring

Jester's Marker (Object) Icon.png Jester's Marker (Object)

Enhanced Health Elixir Icon.png Enhanced Health ElixirEnhanced Mana Elixir Icon.png Enhanced Mana Elixir

Jester's Marbles Icon.png Jester's MarblesJester's Marker (Quest Item) Icon.png Jester's Marker (Quest Item)Huge Tainted Egg Icon.png Huge Tainted EggExtra Large Tainted Egg Icon.png Extra Large Tainted EggLarge Tainted Egg Icon.png Large Tainted EggMedium Tainted Egg Icon.png Medium Tainted EggSmall Tainted Egg Icon.png Small Tainted EggTiny Tainted Egg Icon.png Tiny Tainted EggScepter of Menilesh Icon.png Scepter of MenileshBlight Lictor's Head Icon.png Blight Lictor's Head

Eldrytch Web Letter of Introduction Icon.png Eldrytch Web Letter of IntroductionCanon of the Eldrytch Web Icon.png Canon of the Eldrytch WebRadiant Blood Letter of Introduction Icon.png Radiant Blood Letter of IntroductionTenets of the Radiant Blood Icon.png Tenets of the Radiant BloodCelestial Hand Letter of Introduction Icon.png Celestial Hand Letter of IntroductionPrinciples of the Celestial Hand Icon.png Principles of the Celestial HandToDo List Icon.png ToDo List

Weapon Summoning Items

Axe Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Axe Stamped Spectral IngotClaw Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Claw Stamped Spectral IngotDagger Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Dagger Stamped Spectral IngotMace Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Mace Stamped Spectral IngotSpear Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Spear Stamped Spectral IngotStaff Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Staff Stamped Spectral IngotSword Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Sword Stamped Spectral IngotBow Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Bow Stamped Spectral IngotCrossbow Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Crossbow Stamped Spectral IngotAtlatl Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Atlatl Stamped Spectral IngotCasting Stamped Spectral Ingot Icon.png Casting Stamped Spectral IngotSpectral Binding Stone Icon.png Spectral Binding Stone

Spectral Axe Icon.png Spectral AxeSpectral Claw Icon.png Spectral ClawSpectral Dagger Icon.png Spectral DaggerSpectral Mace Icon.png Spectral MaceSpectral Spear Icon.png Spectral SpearSpectral Staff Icon.png Spectral StaffSpectral Sword Icon.png Spectral SwordSpectral Bow Icon.png Spectral BowSpectral Crossbow Icon.png Spectral CrossbowSpectral Atlatl Icon.png Spectral AtlatlSpectral Casting Staff Icon.png Spectral Casting StaffSoul Bound Axe Icon.png Soul Bound AxeSoul Bound Claw Icon.png Soul Bound ClawSoul Bound Dagger Icon.png Soul Bound DaggerSoul Bound Mace Icon.png Soul Bound MaceSoul Bound Spear Icon.png Soul Bound SpearSoul Bound Staff Icon.png Soul Bound StaffSoul Bound Sword Icon.png Soul Bound SwordSoul Bound Bow Icon.png Soul Bound BowSoul Bound Crossbow Icon.png Soul Bound CrossbowSoul Bound Atlatl Icon.png Soul Bound AtlatlSoul Bound Casting Staff Icon.png Soul Bound Casting Staff

Updated Items

New Titles

New Creatures

Ghost Icon.png Ghost

Golem Icon.png Golem

Moarsman Icon.png Moarsman

No Class Icon.png No Class

Rat Icon.png Rat

Undead Icon.png Undead

New Dialog

Viamontian Town Criers

Free Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "We have received reports that there are new secret societies being formed. What can they be up to?"

Town Crier tells you, "The Fool capering around the Graveyard in the Direlands has been spotted summoning a portal to some armory. This bears investigation."

Town Crier tells you, "We have heard that some of the mainlanders that offered rewards for others to do their work for them have become more generous with their payoffs."

Town Crier tells you, "The Bloodless queen wishes to bestow gifts of apology upon her people. You might as well visit Holtburg, Shoushi, Yaraq, or Samsur in order to take advantage of this - the more taken from her, the weaker she will be, right?"

Town Crier tells you, "Our spies report that three scouts representing, perhaps, competing organizations have taken up stations around that Empyrean Graveyard in the Direlands."

Town Crier tells you, "There are fish creatures raiding our shores! King Varicci commands that they be turned back!"

Pyreal Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "We have received reports that the Tumerok known as Aun Aulakhe has decided to be more generous with the quest rewards he offers. It may behoove you to investigate."

Town Crier tells you, "Our agents report that there is an Arcanum archivist named Jondor Torgren in Zaikhal may know something about those three scouts that have set up camps around the Empyrean Graveyard. If these scouts represent new powers in the realm, then certainly they must be investigated. Go see what this archivist is about."

Town Crier tells you, "There are two Viamontian outposts afflicted by the Tainted Moarsmen. There are loyal servants in each location waiting to give you more information."

Town Crier tells you, "We have reports that new secret societies have arisen, in response to the threat, or opportunity, posed by these ley line disturbances. It does not seem that they are recruiting new members... yet."

Town Crier tells you, "We have heard that the Bloodless royal guards that offer bounties on the Burun Kings have made their rewards more substantial. While we discourage assistance of the Bloodless queen's minions, even if we are officially at peace, you may wish to seek them out."

Town Crier tells you, "The Jester is looking for something. Perhaps now is a good time to persuade him to support King Varicci alone. See what he requires and extol the glory of our people."

Mainland Town Criers

Free Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "Trustworthy sources claim that the Jester has been investigating buried structures in the Graveyard."

Town Crier tells you, "News! Some of the citizens of Dereth who offered rewards for adventurers to help them with quests have made their rewards more generous."

Town Crier tells you, "Rumors report that three scouts with mysterious allegiances have established separate camps at the periphery of the Empyrean Graveyard. No word yet on why they are there."

Town Crier tells you, "Rumors say that new secret societies have formed in Dereth."

Town Crier tells you, "Queen Elysa has decreed that those affected by the instability of the world should be compensated from her coffers! Speak to a Royal Guard in Holtburg, Yaraq, Shoushi, or Samsur for more information."

Town Crier tells you, "Monsters! Monsters have started to emerge from the depths! Asheron save us all!"

Pyreal Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "There are four outposts which Queen Elysa considers under her control which have reported problems with the Tainted Moarsmen. In each location, someone has been given the responsibility of studying the new Moarsmen."

Town Crier tells you, "Word is that the guards who offer bounties on the Burun Kings have changed the rewards they offer. They are now prepared to be more generous."

Town Crier tells you, "We have word that three scouts have shown up around the fringes of the Empyrean Graveyard. The Arcanum archivist Jondor Torgren of Zaikhal might know more."

Town Crier tells you, "The Jester has asked for help retrieving a lost item in the Empyrean Graveyard."

Town Crier tells you, "We also hear that Aun Aulakhe has decided to offer more generous rewards for the quest he seeks assistance with."

Town Crier tells you, "Rumors say that new secret societies have formed, maybe because of all the things going on with ley lines. However, it does not appear that they are accepting new members... yet."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant

Free Rumors

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I was going to offer you a reward, like Queen Elysa's done. Then I realized I can't be as generous as she is because I'm dirt poor and I have to beg even for life's necessities, like frosty pints of stout."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "If you ask me, it's a day late and a pyreal short for those Royal Guards to change the bounties they were offering on the Burun Kings. Weren't these problems taken care of years ago? I mean, how silly is it, to think that people can just keep going back and killing the same poor dumb frog over and over again? Oh, wait, never mind."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Oh yes, secret societies abound in Ispar. I myself am a proud member of the Order of the Full, Frosty Mug of Stout. That's a hint, kid. Bring me some stout and I'll show you our secret handshake."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "More monsters rising up out of the sea? Now they're all over the place! I know they're looking for me. Darned sea monsters, they're always after me lucky stout!"

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Why did someone release that crazy, lunatic nut-ball in the Graveyard? It wasn't you, was it? Because I'd hit you so hard, your face would recall to Ispar."

Stout Rumors

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Ah, you're a lifesaver, kid. Wish I could offer you rewards like Queen Elysa's done. I'll tell you what, I'll give you something if you pull my... No, wait, you probably wouldn't consider that a reward."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Oh yeah, so I did tell you I'd show you our secret society's secret handshake if you brought me some stout... Well, uh, you don't have enough hands, kid. It's a very complex handshake."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "So, I decided to share a mug of my personal stock with the newcomer in the Graveyard."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Turns out that the Jester doesn't drink. Says he never touches the stuff. Says he has to keep his guard up against the "lalalalalas," whatever those are."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "The Jester, the absolutely hands down nuttiest Siraluun I've ever met, said that drink clouds his perception!"

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "You know what I think. I think he's afraid it would do the opposite. I think if it quelled the crazy for a bit he would have to face everything he's done."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I've said it before and I'll say it again. I don't trust someone who won't sit and have a drink and a chat with you."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I know all about those secret societies. They're all Virindi front operations. You'll see. You'll do all they want you to do, risk your life, sell your soul, and then, at the end, when you get inducted into the final circle of secrets, the Virindi will come out, turn your brains to applesauce, and slurp it right out of your skull with a straw."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "How do I know this? You don't want to know."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Ho ho ho, I know what the Jester is about, finally. The cards, the long-lost lover, everything... He's just some fool who got in over his head with the casino bosses. Yep, I think we can blame Monty the Munificent and his cohorts for this. Oh, you say the Jester's been around for thousands of years longer than the casinos have been? Well, maybe I know something you don't know, kid. Nobody likes a know-it-all."

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