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December 2013 - Announcements Page

Contents

Turbine Announcements

Teaser Images

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Release Notes

Teaser

Release Fiction

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Developer Comments

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Discoveries

Patch Details

Patch Date: 10th December, 2013
Patch Size: 2,707k (Client: 4,724k)
Hotfix:  ???k (??th Month)

Town Crier Rumors

Free Rumors:

Town Crier tells you, "I've heard several reports of drudge balloon sightings near some of the towns of Dereth."


Town Crier tells you, "I've heard several reports of a young man seeking help with some deliveries."


Town Crier tells you, "News! Presents have once again been hidden throughout Dereth!"


Town Crier tells you, "I've heard some strange rumors of a pack of gurogs causing trouble in several different towns."


Town Crier tells you, "I've heard rumors of mosswarts causing trouble in one of the Sho towns.


Town Crier tells you, "I've heard reports that the village of snowmen in Northern Osteth is once again having issues with some irate golem."


Town Crier tells you, "News! Santa Sclavus has returned to Dereth, and needs assistance once again!"


Pyreal Rumors:

Town Crier tells you, "News! An invading force of drudges on balloons have been spotted randomly attacking towns throughout Dereth! When these attacks are detected, the Town Criers will do their best to ensure all of Dereth knows where their aid is needed!"


Town Crier tells you, "A tour guide named Osdryd is seeking aid with some troublesome mosswarts in Sawato."


Town Crier tells you, "A gentleman named Raymond is seeking aid with deliveries throughout Dereth. He was last seen in the Fiun Outpost."


Town Crier tells you, "News! A pack of Gurogs have been spotted randomly attacking towns throughout Dereth! When these attacks are detected, the Town Criers will do their best to ensure all of Dereth knows where their aid is needed!"

Ulgrim Rumors

Free Rumors:

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I saw someone out hiding gifts around Dereth again."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I was told not to "borrow" one and bring it to my house again."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Some people are no fun."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "It isn't like all of you didn't just barge into my house uninvited and open the gift anyway. So who is the truly rude one?"


Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I'm going to go out on a limb and say that Frosthaven is going to be having some trouble again soon."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "It is almost like you can tell exactly when that trouble will happen year after year."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "You'd think they would be ready for it, but nope. Every single time "Help me help me.""
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I don't see them helping me with stout."


Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I've seen groups of creatures eyeing a few of the towns."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I don't know what they're up to, but I'm sure it won't end in caroling."


Stout Rumors:

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Santa Sclavus went and got himself captured again."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "You might have to take a trip through silly puzzles, dangerous gumdrops and all kinds of shenanigans to free him."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I'll stay here, drink, and cause my own drunken shenanigans."


Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Holiday sweaters. Apparently it is the new thing."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "All bulky, constricting and itchy."
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Give me a nice freeing robe anyday. The breeze is quite refreshing."


Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Oh you want a tip about where one of the gifts is?"
Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Well I want more stout."

New UI and Game Changes


New Quests


Live Events

Bonus XP/Luminance Events

Updated Quests

  • Ansar El-Kerdany: - Jester's Lost Marbles
    Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, "Greetings, Adventurer! We are looking for adventurers to help the Jester."
    Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, "Discover his ten markers in the Mhoire Armory. Is it a game? Who knows, but at least it will calm the crazy beast."
    Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, "If you ask me, I think he's lost his marbles if you know what I mean."
    - Completion Message;
    Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, ""
  • Esmond Fielding: - Jester Focuses
    Esmond Fielding tells you, "Greetings, Adventurer! The Explorer Society has decided it would help direct attention to citizens in need of help."
    Esmond Fielding tells you, "This month we have decided that the Jester could use a little clarity."
    Esmond Fielding tells you, "Get him whatever he needs to quiet those voices in his head. I shall reward you upon your successful return."
    - Completion Message;
    Esmond Fielding tells you,
  • Niccolo De Luca: - The Jester
    Niccolo De Luca tells you, "Greetings, Adventurer! The Explorer Society has decided it would help direct attention to citizens in need of help."
    Niccolo De Luca tells you, "This month we have decided that The Jester needs some help. Seriously, that guy needs some major help."
    Niccolo De Luca tells you, "Head to his prison and return to me when whatever you may need to do is done. Be ready for anything."
    - Completion Message;
    Niccolo De Luca tells you, ""
Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "As a game hunter I've tagged a variety of creatures to test your skills. Kill these creatures to test your skills and prove your abilities and I'll make it worth your while."
Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Tusker Rampagers as the moderate difficulty prey."
Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Crystalline Wisps as the medium difficulty prey."
Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Drudges in the Valley of Death and Withered Atoll as the high difficulty prey."
Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Dark Isle Shadows as one of the most difficult prey."
Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Lugians in Path of the Blind as the other prey of highest difficulty."

New NPCs

Updated NPCs

Retired NPCs


New Locations

Updated Locations


New Items

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Package Delivery
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List of Deliveries
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Undelivered Package
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Carenzi Trophy
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Holiday Chimney
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Holiday Garland
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Holiday Present
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Holiday Stocking
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Holiday Sweater
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Mistletoe
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Snow Tracks


Holly Jolly Helper Quest
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Walking Cane
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Slight Walking Cane
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Hefty Walking Cane
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Fancy Walking Cane


Gurog Present Raids
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Holiday Present (Gurog Present Raids)
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Holiday Chimney
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Holiday Present
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Holiday Sweater
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Mistletoe
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Pack Gurog
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Pack Max


Drudge Present Raids
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Drudge Balloon (Drudge Present Raids)
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Holiday Presents (Drudge Present Raids)
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Holiday Chimney
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Holiday Garland
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Holiday Present
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Holiday Sweater
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Mistletoe
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Pack Pilferer


December 2013 Screen Shot contest
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Painter’s Palette

The Screen Shot Contest Winners


Assault on Frost Haven
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Walking Cane


Alchemy
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Alembic Incanta
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Concentrated Alembic Incanta

Updated Items

Alchemy
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Aqua Incanta


Fletching
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Bundle of Prismatic Arrowheads
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Bundle of Greater Prismatic Arrowheads
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Bundle of Deadly Prismatic Arrowheads
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Bundle of Greater Deadly Arrowheads
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Bundle of Greater Deadly Blunt Arrowheads
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Bundle of Greater Deadly Broad Arrowheads
  • Bundle of Greater Deadly Armor Piercing Arrowheads Icon.png
Bundle of Greater Deadly Armor Piercing Arrowheads
  • Bundle of Greater Deadly Frog Crotch Arrowheads Icon.png
Bundle of Greater Deadly Frog Crotch Arrowheads
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Bundle of Arrowheads
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Bundle of Arrowshafts
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Bundle of Quarrelshafts
  • Bundle of Atlatl Dart Shafts Icon.png
Bundle of Atlatl Dart Shafts
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Bundle of Spiketails
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Wrapped Bundle of Prismatic Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Greater Prismatic Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Deadly Prismatic Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Greater Deadly Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Greater Deadly Blunt Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Greater Deadly Broad Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Greater Deadly Armor Piercing Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Greater Deadly Frog Crotch Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Broad Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Blunt Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Armor Piercing Arrowheads
  • Wrapped Bundle of Frog Crotch Arrowheads Icon.png
Wrapped Bundle of Frog Crotch Arrowheads
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Wrapped Bundle of Arrowshafts
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Wrapped Bundle of Quarrelshafts
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Bundle of Wrapped Spiketails
  • Wrapped Bundle of Atlatl Dartshafts Icon.png
Wrapped Bundle of Atlatl Dartshafts


Legendary Chests
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Legendary Key


4 Corners of Dereth quest
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Idol of the Recluse


Defeating the Curator of Torment quest
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Life-attuned Rynthid Tentacle Wand


Retired Items


New Titles


Portal.dat

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Portal.dat (Ingame Icons)

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New Creatures

Drudge Icon.png Drudge

Gurog Icon.png Gurog

Mosswart Icon.png Mosswart

Rat Icon.png Rat


Images

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Known Issues

Typos


Splash Screen

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