All News

Massively stream of Shugo Imperial Tomb

MJ from Massively does a run through Shugo Imperial Tomb! She had pretty awesome luck in her rewards from the instance. Check out the stream to see what she got!


Unscheduled maintenance for

Logins to the website, store, and account management are currently down for maintenance. You will not be able to create new accounts, purchase NCoin, or log into the website to make purchases in the store.

Some accounts additionally experienced errors when delivery of NCoin was attempted earlier today. We are aware of these situations and all accounts involved so there is no need to submit an additional customer service ticket at this time.

We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience! Thank you for your patience!

Facebook, Twitter, and the Forums will be updated this evening as new information is received. 

Weekly Server Maintenance, March 13, 5:30am Central

There will be weekly scheduled maintenance tomorrow, Wednesday, March 13, from 5:30 AM to 9:30 AM Central Time.

Please note that we will be applying Windows updates to the servers, and that the maintenance time is therefore slightly longer than usual.

The Black Cloud Marketplace and the Aion website will also have maintenance during this time, but the store items will not change. We expect that you will be unable to log into the website, store, or your master account until approximately 10am Central time.

Thanks for your patience!

Server Maintenance for Daylight Savings Time Sunday, 3/10


We will be bringing the servers down at 1:45am Central time on Sunday, March 10 for a maintenance for Daylight Savings Time. The downtime is expected to be approximately 20 minutes. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Shugo Kingdom Adventure!


Our Shugo Kingdom Adventure begins today! From March 6-27, enjoy the Shugo Imperial Tomb instance, where you can earn Stormwing weapons and armor, Mithril Medals, valuable Abyss Relics, and even a time-limited pet that can give L60 Composite Manastones.

Read all about the adventures you can have here!

Want to run the instance more often? You can find instance cooldown scrolls in the Black Cloud Marketplace!

Treasure Boxes from the Shugo Imperial Tomb have a chance to contain the follow rewards:

  • [Event] Golden Crown Akarun Egg (3 days)
    Hatch a Golden Crown Akarun that gives one of the following items once every 20 hours when fed 10 Shugo Coins:
    • Level 40 Composite Manastones
    • Level 60 Composite Manastones
    • Felicitous Socketing Supplement (Mythic, Eternal, or Fabled)
  • Dramata's Wing
  • Dramata's Bone Wing
  • Stormwing's Weapons
  • Stormwing's Armors
  • Mithril Medals
  • Abyss Relics

Players can exchange 10 Shugo Coins for a Token Pouch. Each Token Pouch provides up to 3 of the following rewards:

  • Kahrun's Symbol
  • Marchutan's Token/Orichalcum Token
  • Daemon Token/Fortuneers Token
  • Ward Token/Progress Token
  • Guestpetal
  • Crusader Token/Radiant Token
  • Shaper's Token/Wright's Token

Looking for strategies for the instance? Discuss the best ways to run the instance with your fellow players here!

Maintenance 3/6: Shugo Kingdom Adventure event, BCM update; survey changes 3/27

Greetings Daevas! There will be a scheduled maintenance tomorrow, Wednesday, March 6, from 5:30 AM to 9:00 AM Central Time.

This maintenance will kick off a treasure-tastic new instance event unlike any you've seen before: Shugo Kingdom Adventure! Brave the Shugo Imperial Tomb and be transformed into a Shugo! Protect your towers from waves of enemies and get the tomb's treasure, akakak! 

There will also be a Black Cloud Marketplace update featuring new XP-boosting items, new timescrolls, special manastone boxes, hidden kisks, Shugo Kingdom Adventure event items, and more! 

We also want to give our players notice that we will be implementing the following changes to Asmodian incentive surveys and Adventurer's Guide surveys on Wednesday, March 27: 


  • Tiamat has shown a dramatic increase in server population! To reflect the current active population, we will be depreciating the Asmodian incentive surveys on Tiamat.

  • The 50e set will only be able to be claimed by level 51 characters on Siel and Israphel.

  • The Tier 2 Crucible weapon will only be able to be claimed by level 54 characters on Siel and Israphel.

  • The Adventurer's Guide surveys will be retired.

Be sure to claim any unclaimed Asmodian incentive surveys and Adventurer's Guide surveys before Wednesday, March 27! 

Look forward to Shugo Kingdom Adventure and the Black Cloud Marketplace update tomorrow, Daevas!

Platform maintenance tomorrow - gameplay will not be interrupted!

Greetings Daevas!

There will be a brief maintenance tomorrow, February 28 from 7am to 10am Central Time that will affect all functions of account management/creation, and website logins. During this time you will be unable to purchase from the Black Cloud Marketplace. This will not interfere with game play in any way. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Make purchases now in case you need something tomorrow! Be sure to check out our new Wealth Lockbox Keys in the store today!