Design Notes

February 19, 2021

Lunar New Year Gear

Log in for OX-some new items this weekend

It's not a /party without party favors! This year, we're celebrating Yokai's New Year with Ox-themed rewards! Find 16 rare items in the Featured Gear Shop in your game menu until February 28th!

Our Lunar New Year rare sets include:

  • Fortunate Ox Garments armor + accessories
  • Golden Ox Hakama armor + accessories
  • Ox-spicious far0 pet

Plus, find new seasonal items in the Yokai New Year shop, available each year during our Lunar New Year celebration.

  • Festive New Year Gear armor
  • Festive Earring helms
  • Celebratory Petals Cape + Ang Pao weapons
  • Lore of Fortune Far0 and Yokai Festival bank pets

Get 50% More AdventureCoins with any AC or membership pack

The holiday spirit is still going strong in AdventureQuest Worlds! By popular request, we’re extending the AdventureCoin bonus as we head into our February holiday events. Get 50% more FREE bonus AdventureCoins with  any AdventureCoin or Membership package for a limited time!

Wait...AdventureCoin Bonus?!

That's right! Several times each year, we have bonus AdventureCoin offers (example: Summer, Back to School, and during the holidays). Bonus amounts and dates may change from year to year, so keep an eye on the Design Notes and social media for more news of future bonuses.

Get 60,000 ACs while our Holiday Bonus is on!

For the first time in years, we are adding a new 40,000 AdventureCoin package! Get 40,000 ACs for $99.95 and unlock your choice of upgrade bonus pack, 15x Rep, Gold, Class Points, and XP server boosts, and the new Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness (IoDA). But while our 50% holiday bonus is on... get 60,000 ACs for $99.95!

Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness?!

The Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness (or MIoDA for short) is a miscellaneous item you will get by purchasing the 40k AdventureCoin pakage. Like the other IoDA items, it allows you to choose any item in the game when you redeem it through your Account Manager.

And in the spirit of the holiday season... we will award an MIoDA for every $100 USD spent on AC and membership packages* between November 18th, 2020 and 6 PM EST on December 4th, 2020. 

* Excluding the new 40k AC pack. If you bought that, you've already unlocked your MIoDA!

How to Claim your MIoDA Prize

Make sure you have a confirmed email address attached to your game account, and then follow these steps:

  1. Decide on the item you want
  2. Log into your Account Manager
  3. Click on the "Awesome Prizes" link on the sidebar
  4. You'll see a list of the IoDA tokens you have available
  5. Choose from a list of ALL the eligible item rewards  
  6. You'll be taken to a verification page to confirm your choice
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February 19, 2021

Happy Lunar New Year, Heroes!

Get Ready to /Party... Yokai Style

Lunar New Year Yokai Isle blends many cultural elements from Asian countries across our world to create one of the most popular zones in-game. Earlier this month, all our seasonal Lunar New Year events in Akiba returned. THIS week, we've got an all-new Lunar New Year event and rewards for you to fight for! 

Log in this weekend and talk to Empress Miko in /akibacny to hunt for the very rare and special Etokōun Yokai. It symbolizes the Zodiac in its entirety and is known to bring a year of good luck and fortune to those that can keep it captured for a full day!

And don't miss the rest of this month's update. See the full release lineup here: AdventureQuest Worlds calendar.

Celebrate the Year of the Ox in AQWorlds

If you haven't already made your way to /akibacny, now's the time to get your /party on! Talk to Empress Miko to replay seasonal events + battle Lu Niu for all his item reward drops! 

Yokai New Year Locations:

  • /akiba - Classic Chunin 
  • /akibacny - Ai No Miko’s Merge (Akiban Hanfu) 
  • /akibacny - Go 1 Screen Up (Lu Niu) 
  • /battleontown - Bev (Hair Helms) 
  • /dragonkoiz - Imperial Chunin 
  • /shadowfortress - DragonSoul Shinobi 
  • Account Manager - Bonus Pack (Akiban BladeMaster)

Lunar New Year Gear

This weekend, battle the boss in /yokaihunt for a chance to get the Taurean Defender armor set. Plus, find the Divine Ox Garments and Yokai Hanbok armor sets in the the Etokōun Merge Shop.*

Battle Lu Niu to get reward drops + merge shop resources to create the Akiban Hanfu armor and select accessories. 

* The Yokai Festival Blissus Bank Pet shown in the image above is availalbe in the Yokai New Year Shop.

Reminder: Yokai Classes Updated

If you didn't hear the news earlier this month, we updated two Yokai-themed classes: Imperial Chunin and DragonSoul Shinobi Classes! The rare Chunin and Dragon Shinobi CLASS SKILLS have returned paired with new art so that ALL players can enjoy the gameplay. Previously debuting as AQW 2012 and 2013 Birthday rares, Chunin and Dragon Shinobi skill sets return to Akiba!

 Previously revamped, the newest versions of these two classes are now permanently reintroduced to the game.

The Imperial Chunin class and set requires Rank 10 Yokai, and can be purchased from Announcer Guy in /dragonkoiz. A new Classic Chunin armor is available for anyone with the original 2012 Chunin class. If you have the original class, talk to Sadanobu in /akiba to unlock the new variant.

The DragonSoul Shinobi class and set can be earned from Miko in /shadowfortress using Orochi's Scales after defeating Jaaku in the Shogun of Shadows saga. 

Leaving Soon: mark your calendars

Don't miss out on your favorite limited time events, stories, and gear!

Sunday, February 28th: 

  • Limited time Featured Gear Shop items
  • February limited time daily gifts 
  • Lorebowl event + gear
  • Hero's Heart Day event
  • Carnaval event

Daily Gift Schedule

Log in each day for a new server-wide reward item, boost, or drop rate increase. Bookmark this page to keep up to date with all of daily gifts! And don't miss the rest of this month's update. 

See the full release lineup here: AdventureQuest Worlds Daily Gift Calendar.

Flash is Dead. AQWorlds lives on with the Artix Games Launcher!

Adobe, the maker of the Flash Player plug-in, has stopped supporting Flash. But never fear! We built the Artix Games Launcher so you can continue playing AdventureQuest Worlds and your other favorite Artix Entertainment games.

Download the Artix Games Launcher at artix.com/launcher  and you'll be able to continue playing all your favorite Artix games right from your computer. No Flash Player or web browser needed.
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February 16, 2021

Pancake Day Returns

Grab Your Maple Syrup!

Happy Pancake Day! Oishii the Troll Baker's back and BATTER than ever. Find her and some sweet seasonal treats in Yulgar's Inn until Friday. But keep your shields up; she's flinging flying flapjacks of doom, and you might just get a face full of breakfast.

Seasonal items are returning - like the Pancake Hat w/Butter and the Oolong the pancake bunny pet, and the fan-favorite Pancake Puppy pet!

Oishii's Pancake Goodies:

  • Pancake Hat
  • Pancake Hat w/Butter
  • The Full Stack
  • Oolong Pet
  • Pancake-Topus pet
  • Pancake Puppy pet
  • Oishii's Li'l Helper Dragon pet
  • Hungry Skull cape and pet
  • Hungry Unicorn Foal pet
  • The BIG Breakfast Helm
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February 15, 2021

Log in for new gifts each day

Week of February 15- 21st, 2021

We know a lot of you have had unexpected schedule changes and challenges over the last year. To help keep your spirits high as we enter the new year, we're making sure that when you log into AdventureQuest Worlds, you have even more to do. More rewards to hunt for, quests to complete, and battles to win. 

That's why we've added daily login gifts. Log in each day for a new item, boost, buff, or surprise. 

Monday

48 hour server boost, available until Wednesday at 11 AM EST.

Tuesday

Battle to unlock a new reward item drop.

Wednesday

48 hour server boost, available until Friday at 11 AM EST.

Thursday

Battle to unlock new reward item drops.

Friday

72 hour server boost, available until Monday at 11 AM EST.

Saturday

New double resource farming boost through Monday.

Sunday

Battle to unlock a new seasonal event reward item drop.

Previous Daily Gifts

Want to see some of the previous daily gifts? Click here!

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February 12, 2021

Heroes Heart Day Featured Gear

💖 Available until February 28th, 2021 💖

Find our 2021 Heroes Heart Day and new pink rare gear in the Featured Gear Shop in your game menu starting tonight. They’ll be available until February 28th, 2021.

Last week, we updated Beleen’s Pink Shop with all-new gear in her shops. We got so many suggestions for gear to “pink-ify” from you guys that this week, we’re adding even more items. You'll find them in the Featured Gear Shop along with the Heroes Heart Day rares.

The shop contains:

  • Gilded Love Formal Wear armor (color-custom!)
  • Gilded Love helms
  • Rose Petal Attire armor + cape
  • Pretty Sailor Mate armor
  • Magenta Void Defender armor set

You can also find the Pink ShadowSlayer gear and the Reavers of Sakura armor in Beleen's merge shop. The Fancy Love Formal Wear armor set is Seasonal, and will be available in Prince Jim's shop as well.

Get 50% More AdventureCoins with any AC or membership pack

The holiday spirit is still going strong in AdventureQuest Worlds! By popular request, we’re extending the AdventureCoin bonus as we head into our February holiday events. Get 50% more FREE bonus AdventureCoins with  any AdventureCoin or Membership package for a limited time!

Wait...AdventureCoin Bonus?!

That's right! Several times each year, we have bonus AdventureCoin offers (example: Summer, Back to School, and during the holidays). Bonus amounts and dates may change from year to year, so keep an eye on the Design Notes and social media for more news of future bonuses.

Get 60,000 ACs while our Holiday Bonus is on!

For the first time in years, we are adding a new 40,000 AdventureCoin package! Get 40,000 ACs for $99.95 and unlock your choice of upgrade bonus pack, 15x Rep, Gold, Class Points, and XP server boosts, and the new Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness (IoDA). But while our 50% holiday bonus is on... get 60,000 ACs for $99.95!

Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness?!

The Mythic Item of Digital Awesomeness (or MIoDA for short) is a miscellaneous item you will get by purchasing the 40k AdventureCoin pakage. Like the other IoDA items, it allows you to choose any item in the game when you redeem it through your Account Manager.

And in the spirit of the holiday season... we will award an MIoDA for every $100 USD spent on AC and membership packages* between November 18th, 2020 and 6 PM EST on December 4th, 2020. 

* Excluding the new 40k AC pack. If you bought that, you've already unlocked your MIoDA!

How to Claim your MIoDA Prize

Make sure you have a confirmed email address attached to your game account, and then follow these steps:

  1. Decide on the item you want
  2. Log into your Account Manager
  3. Click on the "Awesome Prizes" link on the sidebar
  4. You'll see a list of the IoDA tokens you have available
  5. Choose from a list of ALL the eligible item rewards  
  6. You'll be taken to a verification page to confirm your choice
Tags: Alina,
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February 12, 2021

Double Holiday Event

Heroes Heart Day + Carnaval Events Return

In the real world, Valentine’s Day is a holiday full of emotion -- most people either love the hearts, the pink decorations, and the cheerful cheesy romance... or they love to rebel against the idea of it all.  This weekend, log in and get ready to slay your way through (friend)zones full of unloved undead, disgrunted draconians, and long-lost loves as we bring back all our seasonal Hero's Heart Day events.

(Happy endings not guaranteed... but at least you can get some sweet loot out of the deal.)

Event Maps

  • /love
  • /chateau
  • /wheeloflove
  • /fezzini
  • /lovelockdown
  • /necromance
  • /wubbles
  • /wubblevania

And don't miss the rest of this month's update. See the full release lineup here: AdventureQuest Worlds calendar.

Heroes Heart Day 2021: The Power of Love

Beleen loves many things, like: the color pink, the taste of chocolate, and cute, cuddly creatures. But most of all… she loves LOVE itself. 

For Hero’s Heart Day this year, she wants all her friends to experience the power of love as much as she does! And with the help of her newest, bestest friend Eros (an expert in the "Art of Love" ™), she’s going to do JUST that. /join lovespell to begin the adventure!

Sweet New Rewards to Love

Getting the sweet new Valentine’s Day gear will be as easy as falling in love! Find all-new and returning Valentine's themed gear when you talk to NPCs in the /love and other holiday event maps.  Plus, talk to Beleen in this week's story zone to find a new merge shop full of even MORE holiday gear.

This week's new and returning items include:

  • Heartbroken Combat Cupid (new!)
  • Sweet Hearts armor set (new!)
  • Lovebringer armor set (new!)
  • Bard of Love armor set (new!)
  • Elegant Gothic Valentine
  • Red Rose armor
  • Grim Dungeon Guard
  • Royal Role Reversal Garb
  • Warlock of Love
  • Gems of Love shop
  • Phantom Elegance set

Carnaval Returns this Weekend

Carnaval is one of my most favorite events of the year -- I love the colors and how the story releases center around wicked-fun celebrations. To help you /party, we're bring back all your favorite Carnaval story maps and farming items in /terradafesta. Then return later this month as we release an all-new /party adventure!

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Event Maps

  • /carnaval
  • /terradafesta
  • /parades
  • /firebird
  • /darkfesta
  • /fezzini

Leaving Soon: Mark your calendars

Don't miss out on your favorite limited time events, stories, and gear! 

Friday, February 19th: Nulgath 2021 collection chest + shop, Pancake Day NPC and gear

Sunday, February 28th: 

  • Limited time Featured Gear Shop items
  • February limited time daily gifts 
  • Lorebowl event + gear
  • Hero's Heart Day event
  • Carnaval event

Daily Gift Schedule

Log in each day for a new server-wide reward item, boost, or drop rate increase. Bookmark the Daily Gift page to keep up to date with all of daily gifts! And don't miss the rest of this month's update. See the full release lineup here: AdventureQuest Worlds calendar.

Flash is Dead. AQWorlds lives on with the Artix Games Launcher!

Adobe, the maker of the Flash Player plug-in, stopped supporting Flash. But never fear! We built the Artix Games Launcher so you can continue playing AdventureQuest Worlds and your other favorite Artix Entertainment games.

Download the Launcher at artix.com/launcher, then log in and get back to battling right from your computer. No Flash Player or web browser needed.

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