Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Kumuki's Daring Rescue





Ember and friends have returned to Atreia seeking assistance on defeating the Kumukis once again. Their prized Porgus, Poppy, is looking at impending doom without the assistance from the Daevas! You will need to infiltrate the Kumuki Cave alone and save all the Porguses before they are turned into Porgus BBQ. Hansel and Gretel will give out prizes to Daevas for each Porgus they are able to rescue.

- How To Participate -

In the Capital Cities you’ll find Gretel the Mischievous looking for the assistance of any level 46+Daeva willing to help. She has a carriage that will send you to the Kumuki Cave where Hansel the Troublemaker is waiting to tell you how you can help.

Once inside, Hansel will inform you that the Porguses are being held in cages at the end of the cave, and you only have 15 minutes before it’s time for dinner! Opening the gate will transform you into a Shabby Kumuki which also grants two special abilities. You can also grab a Shabby Kumuki Transformation Scroll from the Supplies Box next to Hansel if you need it.


Fear Grenade

Causes the target to be feared and disappear.

Stink Bomb

Causes a group of Kumukis to be temporarily paralyzed.


You’ll need to use these abilities to progress through the cave in a stealthy manner avoiding the Kumuki’s line of sight. Throughout the cave you’ll also discover objects that you can use to disguise yourself and remain undetected. However, if you’re detected too many times, the butcher will be alerted and kill the Porguses before you get there.

As you make your way through the cave, you’ll need to keep an eye out for four Key Chests, which contain the keys required to save the individual Porguses. Also hidden in the cave is a Suspicious Box which has the key to open the Kumuki Crate at the end.

Looking for a bit of experience while saving the Porguses? Be on the lookout for three Nutritious Ginseng that can be found in the cave. Killing them will grant EXP so be sure to end their fleshy rooted lives if you have time! Ember also has a quest for those that wish to defeat the Nutritious Ginseng, so be sure to pick that up before heading inside. You can also choose to kill the Kumuki inside for EXP, but doing so will cause the Porguses to meet with a terrible fate.

For each Porgus you save you’ll earn one Poppy’s Gift Bundle (but only if you talk to them after opening the cage door), and an additional one if you open the Kumuki Crate (remember to find that special key!). Each Poppy’s Gift Bundle will yield a random amount of Poppy’s Letters as well as other items. Ember is eagerly seeking these letters as they contain secret information about how to defeat the Kumukis. You can exchange the letters, Spinel Medals, and (sometimes) AP, with Ember for various prizes.

On the store you’ll be able to purchase Bonus Entry Scrolls to go as many times as you wish!

- Rewards -

For the full list of rewards, please visit the forums here.


Ember, along with Hansel and Gretel, only have three weeks before they need to return home, so be sure to help the Porguses while there’s still time. Kumuki’s Daring Rescue runs from August 8 to August 29.
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

2018 Summer Block Party Rewards & Instance List



Happy summer, Daevas! Below you will find the full list of rewards and Instances available for the Summer Block Party event. You can find full event details here.

Icy-Hot Box
  • Exceptional Minion Contract
  • Harvester's Weapon Box
  • [Event] Provenance Weapon Box
  • Pure Void Dragon King's Weapon Box
  • Noble +10 Manastone Bundle
  • Panda Power Wheels Box
  • Pure Empyrean Plume Box
  • Harvester’s Armor Box
  • Harvester's Accessory Box
  • Harvester's Wings
  • Masterwork Level Reduction Stone
  • Temperance Transformation Candy Box (x2)
  • Lucky Stigma Bundle
  • Essence Core
  • Omega Enchantment Stone
  • Tempering Solution
  • +8 Manastone Bundle
  • Major Blessed Augment: Level 2 Bundle
  • Major Deep Conditioning: Level 2 Bundle
  • Berdin's Giant Lucky Star
  • [Event] Archdaeva Cooking Bundle (x5)
  • Administrator's Boon – 1-Time Pass (x2)
  • Golden Wing Mark (x10)
  • Spinel Coin (x10)
  • Revival Stone Bundle

Instances
  • Raksang Ruins
  • Dragon Lord's Refuge
  • Danuar Sanctuary
  • Ophidan Bridge
  • Linkgate Foundry
  • Danuar Reliquary
  • Illuminary Obelisk
  • Seized Danuar Sanctuary
  • Sauro Supply Base
  • Infernal Danuar Reliquary
  • Infernal Illuminary Obelisk
  • Occupied Rentus Base
  • Drakenspire Depths
  • Anguished Dragon Lord's Refuge
  • Infinity Shard
  • The Eternal Bastion
  • Archives of Eternity
  • Drakenseer's Lair
  • Adma's Fall
  • Theobomos Test Chamber
  • Cradle of Eternity
  • Fallen Poeta
  • Bastion of Souls
  • Trials of Eternity
  • Mirash Sanctum
  • Frozen Monolith
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2018 Summer Block Party





Starting July 25, a heatwave will overcome Atreia, but thankfully a Summer Block Party is here to cool down all Daevas. In the capital cities you’ll find the festive Daeva & Beach Bar with accompanying guests and bartenders to party with. If the heat gets to be too much to bear, you’ll be able to cool down and crack open Ice Blocks with Ice Picks to create an Ice-Hot Box, and probably impress a few watching Daevas too. Inside the Ice-Hot Box you’ll find scorching hot rewards. The Bartender also has some free drinks granting some helpful stats and courage.


Part One: Ice Blocks & Ice Picks for Level 30+

Every party needs ice, so thankfully you’ll be able to find Bags of Ice chilling inside of instances for Daevas level 30 or higher. Bags of Ice can also be found in the following zones: Cygnea, Enshar, Levinshor, Kaldor, Iluma, Norsvold. If you find a Bag of Ice you can open it to receive either an Ice Pick or Ice Block. If you’re looking for even more Ice Picks and Ice Blocks you can find them in our store.




Part Two: First Drink is Free for Level 20+

If you’re looking to quench that summer thirst, the Bartender at the Daeva & Beach Bar will be offering one free drink for all Daevas level 20 or higher. His cocktails made of Aether will boost your fighting spirit a little bit while tasting great. If you need another drink, you’ll be able to exchange six Ice Blocks for one of his Cocktail Shakers.

The Cocktail Shaker will provide two of the following drinks:


[Event] Manduri Sour


[Event] Blue Atreia


[Event] Ribbit Sunrise


[Event] Brommeltini


Each cocktail will last for 30 minutes and increases your natural healing, natural mana treatment, and DP. These quests can be completed once a day.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

4X XP Week (July 18 - July 25)



Greetings Daevas,

From July 18 to July 25, earn XP at 4X the rate to get to your characters to level 75 or get started on an alternate character. The bonus XP event will begin after the maintenance on July 18 and end at 6:00 AM server time on July 25. Make plans today and take advantage of this special XP boost event!



Happy leveling!
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Power Up Week Returns



Greetings Daevas!

Power Up Week has returned and will be running from July 11 to July 18. These server-wide buffs will greatly help when attempting to temper or enchant Essence Cores, Accessories, and Stigmas:
  1. Attempts to enchant a Stigma that are unsuccessful will only result in a decrease of one enchantment level rather than the destruction of the item
  2. Attempts to temper accessories (Hats, Earrings, Necklaces, Rings, and Belts) that are unsuccessful will only result in the decrease of one tempering level rather than the destruction of the item
  3. Attempts to enchant Essence Cores that are unsuccessful will only result in the decrease of one enchantment level, if using Omega Enchantment Stones, rather than the destruction of the item

During Power Up Week you can restock on enchanting items on the web store or by visiting the in-game shop. Be quick though, Power Up Week will only be here for one week until July 18! Take advantage of these buffs before it’s too late.
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Giving Grove 2018





The sun is shining and the birds are chirping – The Giving Grove is coming June 27 with new rewards. Gather your friends; you’ll need all the seeds you can get.

- How To Participate -


In the capital cities you will find three Magic Saplings and their gardener the Arbor Keeper. Speaking to the Arbor Keeper will give you a one-time quest, which provides you with a nutrient bundle. Upon opening the bundle you will be able to pick the nutrient corresponding to the sapling you wish to use it on (Robust, Shiny, and Solemn). Use the nutrient on the sapling to receive an Inferior Present and a Magic Tree Seed.

Upon obtaining 1,500 Magic Tree Seeds you can combine them to get a Fused Magic Tree Seed. You can use this seed to grow begin growing Magic Trees. There are three different trees, and each one has three stages. The higher a tree’s stage is, the better the rewards will be when you feed it nutrients.

Magic Tree Seeds are tradable so be sure to work together to grow the trees! The player that uses the Fused Magic Seed to grow the tree will be granted the corresponding Very Special Present which contains a unique title! If the tree is already at the final stage, using a Fused Magic Seed will still grant a present, but it will not be the same one as growing the tree.

Each tree offers different rewards, so be sure to use your nutrients or seed on the tree you want! Keep in mind, all three trees will return to their sapling forms during the weekly maintenance.

If you are looking for additional nutrients, you will automatically be granted one per hour you are logged in, up to a maximum of two per day. Prestige Pack holders can acquire five additional nutrients through a special survey they will receive once per week after the maintenance. You will also be able to obtain nutrients from certain bosses inside instances.


- Rewards & Locations -


The entire list of rewards and instances can be found on the forums here.


Gather your gardening supplies and start tilling before The Giving Grove ends on July 18.
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Shugo Sweep Returns





Shugo Sweep returns to Atreia! Immediately after the end of maintenance on June 20, test your luck with each roll and see what rewards the dice have in store for you!

How To Participate

To get started find the Shugo Sweep icon in the bottom right portion of your screen. Clicking this icon will open up the Shugo Sweep game board where you will be able to roll the die and get rewarded with an item for the spot you land on. The item is immediately placed into your inventory and once you claim an item, you can’t land on that spot again. You can go around the board as many times as possible until you run out of available spots, at which point the board will be refreshed with new items!

Accounts with level 46 characters and higher will receive one free roll per week during the event. Additionally, a survey containing one Golden Die will be sent out to all players once per week during the event. If you are a Prestige Pack subscriber, you will also receive an additional Golden Die. The board and dice pool are shared across all the characters on the account. If you are looking for additional rolls, you can purchase Golden Dice in the store. Not liking the items on your board? You can purchase a Shuffle Card from the store to refresh your board immediately.

While progressing through the board, you may come across a Ten, Jack, Queen, King and Ace Card. If you combine all five of these cards together you will be granted a Golden Card which you can open for fabulous prizes.


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Rewards

When opening a Golden Card, you have a chance to obtain any one item from the list below:


Shining Eternal Glory Weapon Box

[Event] Provenance Weapon Box


Shining Prime Royal Captain Weapon Chest

Exotic Frigida Legion Weapon Box


Caeus Equipment Box

Shining Prime Royal Captain Armor Chest


Royal Captain's Accessory Box

Harvester's Accessory Box


Transcendent Tempering Solution

Pure Void Dragon King's Weapon Box


The Skilled/The Wise Title Card Box

+12 Manastone Selection Bundle


Harvester's Weapon Box

Harvester's Armor Box




Get your dice ready, Shugo Sweep will be taking place from June 20 – July 11. For a quick look at how Shugo Sweep works, check out at this video from TestLadyJane.
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Leave your Legacy: Costume Design Contest Winner





Greetings Daevas!

Last month as part of our Leave Your Legacy series, we invited you to design a costume to be created for the game. The Leave Your Legacy: Costume Design Contest received a lot of great entries, and we’ve narrowed down the Grand Prize and runner-up winners. Now let’s see who cut the cloth.

Drumroll, please...

Grand Prize Winner: Prototype – Katalam



This design was chosen due to the overall clean look and the well-fitting theme to other costumes in Aion. Imagine all the color combinations!



The runner-up designs were also our favorites and we enjoyed the creativity put into them.


PocoMookie – Katalam




Rakesh – Danaria




Instantnoodles - Danaria




Krypps – Danaria




Spiritknife – Danaria



All winners will receive their Luna rewards within 72 hours.



Congratulations to the Grand Prize winner and all the runner-ups. Thank you to everyone that took time to submit a design; we will be uploading the other entries by the end of the week.

The winning costume design will be developed and implemented into our version of the game at a later date, so stay tuned for details on when it becomes available!
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Shugo Kingdom Adventure: Temple of Gold








The Shugo Kingdom Adventure is back and more wild than ever. Legend has it there's vast treasure vaults full of gold and other riches. Defeat the bosses for keys and discover the locations of these vaults sure to make every Shugo nyerk with glee.


How To Participate


Every day until June 20, groups of two or three Daevas (level 51 and higher) will be able to enter Shugo Imperial Tomb from Pandemonium and Sanctum. Once inside, you'll be transformed into a Shugo with special skills and equalized stats. For each of the three stages, you'll need to defend the towers long enough to lure out the boss. For each boss you defeat you'll be rewarded with tags and entry passes for use inside the treasure vaults. Look below for more in-depth details.

Instance Skills and Items


Special Instance Skills

Shugo Strike

A common Shugo Warrior attack. Inflicts 250 physical damage on up to two enemies. Available from Stage 1.


Shugo Doom

A powerful Ancient Shugo skill. Inflicts 3000 physical damage on the selected target. Available from Stage 1.


Shugo Sweep

Inflicts 566/567 damage on up to four nearby enemies. Available from Stage 1.


Shugo Venom

Consumes your DP to inflict 339 damage on up to 8 enemies within a 10 radius for 10 seconds in 1 second intervals. Available from Stage 2.


Magic Mirror

Consumes your DP to Cast a reflective shield on the Emperor's Monument. Reflects all attacks back at the enemy for 8 seconds. Available from Stage 3.





Special Consumables

Cursed Chill

Immobilizes all enemies inside the Imperial Tomb for 6 seconds.


Repair

Instantly increases the HP at the Imperial Tombstone by 50%.


Trickster's Essence

Instantly restores 2000 DP.


Powerful Trickster's Essence

Instantly restores 4000 DP.


*All consumables are untradeable, unsellable, unstorable, unstorable (in both the Account Warehouse, and the Legion Warehouse).


Treasure Rooms

At the end of Stage 3, use the Tags you received to enter special treasure rooms. Inside, you will find normal and special treasure chests that can be opened using the keys you’ve found on the stage bosses or purchased on the Black Cloud Marketplace. You will need 1 key to open normal chests and 3 keys to open the special chests.

Warning: Normal keys will disappear once you leave the instance if not used! Purchased keys will remain in your inventory until used and can be traded to other players.

Entering the Treasure Rooms

In order to enter the treasure rooms, you will need one of three different Tags: Gold, Silver or Bronze. Map pieces can be found on the various bosses that appear in the stages. If you find all 4 pieces, you can combine them to earn a random Tag. You can also earn Tags by defeating the final boss of Stage 3. The Tag you earn determines the treasure room you can enter, but remember that you will still need keys to open the boxes inside.

Treasure Map Pieces Magical Map Box



You will get one of these Tags from the Magical Map Box




Rewards


You can find the full list of rewards for each chest on the forums here.


Bonus Rewards


With the new items available on the Black Cloud Marketplace, you can earn even more loot! The Immortal Treasure Chest Keys will open the boxes in the treasure rooms and will not disappear when you leave the instance.

The Shugo Imperial Tomb Bonus Entry Scrolls will allow you to enter the instance again and again!


Discover the untold riches hidden in the vaults before they're sealed on June 20th.
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Power Up Week Returns





From May 30 to June 6, power up your stigmas and accessories with special server buffs!

The buffs affect:
  • Stigmas - failing to enchant a Stigma will result in a decrease of one enchantment level rather than the destruction of the item
  • Accessories (Hats, Earrings, Necklaces, Rings, and Belts) - failing to temper accessories will result in the decrease of one tempering level rather than the destruction of the item
  • Essence Cores - failing to enchant Essence Cores will result in the decrease of one enchantment level if using Omega Enchantment Stones rather than the destruction of the item.

If you need to restock on enchanting items, the in-game or web store has what you need for a limited time.
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Triple EXP Week May 30





Greetings Daevas,

From May 30 to June 6, enjoy triple EXP to level up your characters.

- Details -

May 30, 6 AM - June 6, 6 AM Server time
- 200% bonus EXP



Happy leveling!
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Power Up Week Is Coming May 30





Greeting Daevas!

Next week after the May 30 maintenance, some grandiose buffs will be applied to the servers for one week deemed Power Up Week. These buffs will help you greatly when enhancing various items:
  • Failing to enchant a Stigma will result in a decrease of one enchantment level rather than the destruction of the item
  • Failing to temper accessories will result in the decrease of one tempering level rather than the destruction of the item
  • Failing to enchant Essence Cores will result in the decrease of one enchantment level if using Omega Enchantment Stones rather than the destruction of the item

Full Power Up Week details will be available next week.
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