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The Bandits of the Heath
Life is hard on the Steppes. General Kyron knows this better than anyone. That's why he did it, right? Robbing caravans, holding up travelers, demanding tolls that didn't exist. One-time Bandit Chieftain Kyron did what he had to do in order to ensure the survival of his troupe. But that is all over and done with.
There's a problem, though... recently, reports of bandit activity have made Kyron nervous. With the war and the plague, he cannot afford any distractions. It is up to you to help Kyron take down his former comrades, and escape the shackles of his troubled past!
Centaur Tier Package Details
Hold your horses heroes, because one does not simply rock the Centaur morph. Here’s the lowdown on how you can giddy up as Lore’s first-ever four-legged legend! (Click the picture for the full rundown!)
Rumors of Dragon Sightings!
Rumors about of dragons being sighted on the steppes, and over the Fire Islands themselves. Visit Vasalkar's Lair to take your chance at finding the 0 AC Akriloth's Bane polearm (available for a limited time), and also a hint about what comes next!
Happy Birthday Galanoth!
Gear up to DragOn! It's Galanoth the DragonSlayer's birthday today, so we released a special addition to the Lair map in his honor!
To celebrate, he'll need YOUR help to throw a party for every DragonSlayer on Lore. If there's one thing DragonSlayers do well (besides slaying dragons...) it's PARTY! He'll need you to go on quest to provide all the tastiest birthday treats: Dragon-Spice Cake, Wyrmfire Punch, Dragondoodle Cookies, and more!
Suggestion Shop Update:
Tonight is the first of several new Player Suggestion shop updates we'll be adding in over the coming weeks! We're starting the series of updates with Boxer502's "Rowan's Sword of Will." One of your fellow heroes, Boxer502 is best known for the many tophat suggestions that have found their way into our holiday event releases!
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Vordred is cranky and Faith Moves!
From time to time we take a look at older maps and see what we can do to make them play a little more smoothly. This week's job is to re-tool the /vordredboss map in order to get the shops opening in the right order!
It seems that Vordred is being difficult, so we need to take him down and give him a little bit of a lesson on how to play nice with others! While /vordredboss is getting rebuilt, you can now get the Blinding Light of Destiny Handle from Arryd's Doomwood Challenge Shop... for a limited time only!
Faith has really made herself at home in /Northpointe, which is why she has disappeared from Battleon. Fear not, Beastmasters, as her Beastmaster Shop and quests have made the trip to Northpointe!
In-game Event Leave Dates
- Tuesday, February 24th: Pancake Day leaves
- Friday, February 27th: Quibble*, Hero's Heart Day and Friday the 13th leave
- Monday, March 2nd: Chinese New Year and Carnaval leave
* Note: all gear tagged as "awesome" from Quibble's shop will return during the Firestorm Saga
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I <3 Pancakes!
Grab Your Maple Syrup!
The Grand Master Lunch Lady Oishii has returned to Battleon bringing with her a few silly, pancake based items. You can find her in Yulgar's Inn but watch out, you will probably get hit at random by her flying flapjacks of doom!
Seasonal items are returning - like the Pancake Hat w/Butter and the Oolong the pancake bunny pet, and there is even a new Pancake Puppy pet!
Oishii's Pancake Goodies:
- Pancake Hat
- Pancake Hat w/Butter
- The Full Stack
- Oolong Pet
- Pancake-Topus pet
- Pancake Puppy pet
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Legion Paladin Class Skills Breakdown
Legion Paladins are the dishonest and evil protectors of… DAGE and DAGENESS! Heh, but really... You used to be a Paladin and now you’re the undead minion of a seemingly invincible armored lich. Use your skill in both light and darkness to strike down all who oppose.. Whatever you believe you’re fighting for.
How to Unlock Legion Paladin Class
When you buy a Legion Armor T-shirt or Paladin Armor T-shirt from Heromart.com, each comes with an awesome weapon and half of the "Legion Paladin" class. Combine both halves to create the full class in AdventureQuest Worlds! Themed after the shirts... we merged Artix's Paladin armor and Dage's Paragon armor together into a horrifying and powerful new class.
- Get the Legion Light of Destiny when you buy the Legion Armor T-Shirt
- Get the Purified Caladbolg Sword when you buy the Paladin Armor T-Shirt
- Get the Legion Paladin CLASS when you buy both T-shirts
Legion Paladin Class Skills
Auto Attack: Pretty basic. 2 second cooldown.
You need to be able to swing around your weapon somehow.
Extirpate: 15 Mana, 5 second cooldown
Increases damage taken by 10% while increasing damage done by 25% for 6 seconds.
Mending Gloom: 30 Mana, 8 second cooldown
Heals up to 2 friendly targets.
Shadowlight Spear: 32 Mana, 12 second cooldown
Does increased damage, but applies Bones Aflame, doing DoT damage to yourself.
Shadowplate & Penumbra Rank 4 Passives
Increases your endurance by 15%
Reduces damage taken from spells by 25%
Neat little passives. Helps you survive more. Not much to say about it.
Soul Breaching: 15 Mana, 12 second cooldown
Damages enemies while enhancing mana regeneration with a guaranteed crit.
Overall View of the Class
Legion Paladins gain mana when they strike an enemy in combat. Most prefer strength, intellect but don't mind endurance and dexterity.
- Medium healing + mana support.
- High damage, no AoE.
- Works well as a hybrid.
- No bonuses or debuffs to your own or enemy hit chance or haste.
- Huge damage but comes with a price.. one you’re totally capable of healing right back.
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The Ruler has been decided!!
The four contenders for the Vampire Throne were reduced to two: Lady Solani and Baron Luca! Many battles were fought, the rule of the Blood Run has been proven! The new ruler of Darkovia is.... Lady Solani!
Head into the Eternalnight area to watch the cutscene and see how the final battle went down... then prepare to bow to your new Queen (or flee with your chosen ruler to plot takeovers)!
The Eye of Chaos Sees All
An ill-wind blows through Lore, and Chaos is on the rise! Seek throughout Lore for the special item that will reveal a secret about the upcoming Lords of Chaos Finale! Changes are coming - whether they be good or bad remains to be seen.
It's watching you.
We've added a special limited-time drop to the Chaos Dragon in /castleroof - the Cry of Chaos axe! Slay the dragon for a chance to get the axe. Hold onto it, and sometime next week, its in-game description will change to reveal a secret about the upcoming chaos finale. Talk to Beleen in Battleon to start the hunt!
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STATUS: Not ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS
Message from Reens, Lead In-Game Moderator, coming your way:
Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who applied! We have a TON of promising applications (over 1000 made the first cut!), and are reviewing them all very carefully. I will be sending out emails to the applicants we'd like to speak to.
AQW mods know how to /party
Unfortunately, we cannot email everyone who applied, so if you do not hear from me in the next week or two, please apply again when we hold the next Moderator Hunt in March or April!
Thank you all for wanting to help make AQWorlds safe and fun for all our players!
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Looking for Help
STATUS: Not ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS
Then read this letter from Reens, the lead in-game moderator!
Hi guys! We are looking for new mods for AQWorlds, and now is your chance to apply! One thing I have to stress - you MUST be over 18. If you are under 18, if you don't include your age, or if you start with "I'm not 18 yet, but..." the application will not be considered.*
We are most in need of moderators who are bilingual (or more) in English and one of the following languages: Tagalog, Portuguese, Spanish. We will consider applications from people who only speak English, though!
We will need the following in an email:
1. Your real name, age, country of residence.
2. AQW Game account name and email
3. Artix Entertainment Master Account name
4. Forum account name and email (not required to have one)
5. Languages you speak
6. Twitter account name (not required to have one)
7. A cover letter describing yourself, and what you think being a mod will mean.
Please send your COMPLETE application to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 25, 2013. If the application is not complete, we won't consider it. And please, one application per person. We will read all the applications. If you are chosen to go through a further interview, we will contact you. Unfortunately, we cannot reply to everyone.
* Note: please do not email applications to join Player Support, become an Artist or Dev. We are only looking for new in-game moderators, but we love how eager you are to help us and your fellow players!
Post-script from Alina: Not sure what the difference between a Mod, Dev, and Tester is? Check out Cysero's handy breakdown of the different tasks each role performs.
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