Midwinter Festival Event

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Dec 17 19:58 -0500 GMT
  • Realm Point, experience, and crafting bonuses are now live!
  • Bounty points are yours if you can once more assist the surly Festival Steward and the friendly Cargomaster!
  • Celebrate Midwinter in style with our new cosmetic offerings!
  • The Frozen Medal of Honor and Frozen Cloaks of Midwinter are once again available!
  • Battleground Presents are there to be gathered and are now uncapped!
  • The Frozen Cavern instance makes its return!
  • The Traveling Merchants have set out their wares!
  • The Twelve Days of Midwinter gifts are being wrapped!
  • Enjoy a stroll through housing to see the wreath and candle-adorned doors and windows backlighting the lovely decorations and layouts of your fellow realm-mates!

The Midwinter celebrations will start today and run until January 12th, 2021.
The 12 days of Midwinter event will begin on Monday, December 21st!

Read on for more details!

Harvest Celebration Event

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Nov 19 18:57 -0500 GMT

Event Notes

It's that time of season when the leaves have changed color and are steadily falling, when the wind arrives with a chill and the scent of chimney smoke, and the bounty of the year's harvest is ready to be served and celebrated!

Harvest Quest

  • The realms are humming with anticipation for their upcoming feasts and local festivals!
    • Help the realms' Festival Steward recover a lost shipment of food!
      • The repeatable RvR quests '[Harvest] Lost Turkey' is now available at each realm's strength relic town at the Festival Steward NPC!
        • Earn bounty points for your efforts!
  • The Harvest Event will run until Tuesday, December 1st, 2020.

Farmer's Market Festival

  • The Farmer's Market Festival makes its return to the following locations:
    • Albion: Ludlow
    • Midgard: Vasudheim
    • Hibernia: Ardee
  • Visit the Festival Matron and go bobbing for apples to earn some house trophies!
  • Let Captain Mack in Albion, Captain Marks in Midgard, or Captain Geddes in Hibernia regale you with their tales of a shark THIS big on the high seas and see if you can avenge their crews to earn the Sharkblood Bracer!
  • The Farmer's Market Festival will run until Tuesday, December 1st, 2020.

Mithril Shop Update

The General Merchant's Mithril shop has two HOT new items this month! (groan)

  • Make your character sizzle with the Wings of Flame!
  • And turn heads with the scorching new vanity pet, Moz!

RvR Bonuses

The following bonuses are active for the duration of the event:
  • On Ywain:
    • 25% bonus to RPs from kills
    • 50% bonus to normal XP gain in all classic and shrouded isle zones and dungeons.
  • On Gaheris:
    • 50% bonus to normal XP gain in all classic and shrouded isle zones and dungeons.
    • 50% bonus to normal RP gain in the capital cities.
  • In each Capital City:
    • 40% Bonus to Crafting Speed
    • 20% Bonus to Crafting Skill Gain

Halloween Event 2020

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Oct 09 13:00 -0400 GMT
October is not just our favorite month because of the Anniversary month and its crisp Autumn weather; it's also because it's time for the Pumpkin moon to rise again, haunted cities, candy and costumes, pumpkin patches in the Frontiers, and the return of the Mournful King instance! 

New prizes await those brave enough to venture into the Frontiers during these spooky times!

Festivities begin today, October 9th and will conclude on Tuesday, November 3rd.


19 Year Anniversary Celebration

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Sep 25 16:22 -0400 GMT
Help us celebrate our 19(!!!!) Year Anniversary in style!

Come join us in-game starting today and complete the brand new month-plus long Anniversary event to earn some fabulous rewards and collector's items. And of course, enjoy the usual RvR bonuses, partake in the upcoming Hallows eve festivities and get your fast-paced Realm vs Realm fix while celebrating with the best community in gaming!

Read on for the full details!

Labor Day Weekend Bonuses

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Sep 03 15:44 -0400 GMT
In celebration of Labor Day in the US the following bonuses are now up and will run until Tuesday, September, 8th.


On Ywain:
  • 50% bonus to RPs gained from RvR kills
  • 100% bonus to normal XP gain in all classic zones and dungeons
On Gaheris:
  • 100% bonus to normal XP gain in all classic zones and dungeons
  • 50% bonus to normal RP gain in the capital cities
In each Capital City:
  • 40% Bonus to Crafting Speed
  • 20% Bonus to Crafting Skill Gain
In all Housing Zones:
  • 20% Bonus to Crafting Speed
  • 10% Bonus to Crafting Skill Gain

Weekend Battleground Event: Caledonia

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Jul 16 15:54 -0400 GMT
The Caledonia battleground is open to all players starting today, Thursday July 16th until Tuesday July 21st!

Conquer the enemy realms and capture Caer Caledon back from the Picts to earn the Pictslayer loot!

The Caledonia battleground has the following zone bonuses:
  • 25% bonus to realm point gain
  • 25% bonus to bounty point gain
  • 50% bonus to experience gain

Visit the Battleground Event Channelers to venture to Caledonia:

Albion: Master Truji in Castle Sauvage
Midgard: Stor Gothi Acheren in Svasud Faste
Hibernia: Channeler Inarea in Druim Ligen


Midsummer Spirit of War Event

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Jun 30 14:54 -0400 GMT

The Midsummer celebration event is upon us!

Midsummer's Spirit of War event will run from today, June 30th, until August 4th, 2020.

Read on for the full event details!


Bonuses, Merchants, and Doppelganger Event extension

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 May 05 15:46 -0400 GMT

The Rites of Sprint event has come to an end but we are happy to announce that the existing bonuses, traveling merchants, and Doppelganger Invasion event are being extended until Tuesday June 2nd, 2020!

Additionally, any Doppelganger spawn points that were found in Folley Lake, the Trellebourg, and Moydruim Castle have been moved to other locations in Hadrian's Wall, Odin's Gate, and Emain Macha.

Traveling Merchants and Shipwreck Salvage

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Apr 15 17:05 -0400 GMT
  • The traveling merchants have returned for the Spring festivities!
    • They will remain until the festivities end on May 5th, 2020.
  • A new, permanent gather quest, Shipwreck Salvage, has been added that will be enabled whenever seasonal gather quests are inactive.
    • Players can obtain the quest at their Commander NPC in their realm's strength relic town:
      • Albion: Commander Wentworth in Catterick Hamlet
      • Midgard: Commander Hrurdin in Godrborg
      • Hibernia: Commander Locke Crair Treflan
    • This quest can be obtained on both the Ywain and Gaheris servers.

The Merchants have set up shop in their usual areas, so be sure to pay them a visit and stock up before they take their leave!

In Albion: Just outside of gates of Castle Sauvage in Camelot Hills
In Midgard: Just outside of Svasud Faste in the Vale of Mularn
In Hibernia: Just outside of Druim Ligen in Connacht

The Rites of Spring Event

Posted by John Thornhill | 2020 Apr 09 16:02 -0400 GMT

  • The Spring Preparations quest has been extended until April 14th!
  • The killer bunny makes his annual return!
  • Collect and choose your Gem of the Harbinger reward!
    • Remember, the gem no longer drops as a One-Time-Drop and instead is a loot-choice on the Rites of Spring quest.
    • Killing the Harbinger of Spring mob (battlegroup-credit) still grants the quest automatically.
    • There will be no item exchange service for the Gem of the Harbinger or any of its variants, choose carefully!
    • Players who defeat the Harbinger this year should be careful, or they'll find themselves forever reminded of the battle!
  • Continue to enjoy Spring with the currently active RvR bonuses and Doppelganger Invasion event!
Read on for the full details!

The Rites of Spring event will remain until Tuesday, May 5th.