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Boiling Point Event 2016

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It’s starting to cool down around the world of Atreia, how about some some hearty chowder to warm you up? Mendrunerk is back once again with his famous Mystic Chowder, and he needs the help of all Daevas and Archdaevas to find the missing ingredients.

Starting November 2, 2016 you will be able to find him, and his cauldron, in the capital cities, where he will be eagerly awaiting the ingredients you bring him. If you don’t have enough ingredients for his chowder, he will gladly exchange your left over ingredients for some Superior Recovery Potions!

Part One: Mystic Chowder (for level 21+)

When you defeat instance bosses, steal the chowder ingredients for Mendrunerk. Instance bosses have a chance to drop [Event] Bone Broth and [Event] Rolled Dumpling or you can pick up the items from our store to make the chowder. Take them to Mendrunerk in Pandaemonium or Sanctum.

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Part Two: Bone Broth & Rolled Dumplings (for level 21+)

If you have extra Bone Broth or Rolled Dumplings, Mendrunerk will happily trade you Superior Recovery Potions for the spare ingredients.

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- LOCATIONS -

Rentus Base

Tiamat Stronghold

Raksang Ruins

Dragon Lord's Refuge

Hidden Kysis Barracks

Hidden Miren Barracks

Hidden Krotan Barracks

Danuar Sanctuary

Ophidan Bridge

Linkgate Foundry

Sealed Danuar Mysticarium

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

 

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- REWARDS -

Turn in one Bone Broth and four Rolled Dumplings to acquire one Mystic Chowder. Give the chowder a taste for a chance to receive one of these items:

Enchantment Stone Dust (x500)

Plastic Surgery Ticket

Berdin's Lucky Star

Berdin's Lucky Star (x3)

Ancient Coin (x20)

Blood Mark (x15)

Blood Medal (x15)

Tempering Solution

Omega Enchantment Stone

Enchantment Stone

Ceramium Medal (x3)

Starfall Clubwear

Major Felicitous Socketing Box (Mythic)

[Event] Armor Box of the Full Moon

[Event] Weapon Box of the Full Moon

[Event] Dye Bundle

Brilliant Archdaeva Manastone Bundle

Large Greater Supplements Bag (Mythic) (x3)

 

This event ends on November 16, 2016. Find the missing ingredients and fill your belly today!


Weekly Server Maintenance - November 2, 2016, 6:00 AM Central

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There will be a scheduled maintenance period tomorrow, Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes.

- Changes -

  1. Routine website and server maintenance.
  2. The Nightmare Circus event will end. Please use your keys while you still can!
  3. Boiling Point event will begin. Details will be available after the maintenance.
  4. Harvest Revel decorations will be deactivated. 
  5. Character transfer queueing will be unavailable until November 16. 
  6. Panesterra Fortresses will be reset to Balaur.

 

Be sure to follow @L2andAionOps for server updates. Thank you for your patience!


Pumpkin Carving Contest 2016 Winners

Your pumpkin carving game was strong this season, and our inboxes were flooded with your artistic gourd carvings. Selecting the winning entries is never an easy task, but after much deliberation we’ve selecting the following as the game-specific winning entries, and the overall Grand Prize winners.
Please join us in congratulating the winners!

Grand Prize Winners
These winners were selected from entries submitted across all NCSOFT titles, and will each receive:

  • •    8,000 NCoin

Real Life Pumpkin Carving

Virtual Pumpkin Carving

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Zephie - Soha - Blade & Soul

Aadesh - Israphel - Aion

 

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Each winner will receive:

  • •    Enforcer’s Costume Set

  • •    Eastern Gothic Costume Set

Real Life Pumpkin Carving Winners

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Shimie - Israphel

CammySparks - Siel

Shaidessa - Siel

 

Virtual Pumpkin Carving

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Goat - Beritra

Karaa - Kahrun

Skypea - Israphel

 

Blade & Soul

Each winner will receive:

  • •    Graveheart Costume Set

  • •    White Horse Head Mask

Real Life Pumpkin Carving Winners

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Idami Lisi - Bambusdorf

Uwa - Iksanun

Neferpîtou - Bambusdorf

 

Virtual Pumpkin Carving Winners

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Flowering - Juwol

Nikäri - Starfall Crater

Sayé - Twin Wagons

 

Lineage II

Each winner will receive:

  • •    +12 Bloody Weapon of Choice

  • •    (2) Stage 6 Soul Crystals of Choice

Real Life Pumpkin Carving Winners

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KillTime - Zaken

Hisoka - Freya

Gladiuss - Naia

 

Virtual Pumpkin Carving

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ginha - Naia

Megaton - Naia

RedDragon - Freya

 

WildStar

Each winner will receive:

  • •    Nightmare Girrok Mount

  • •    Shadow Warrior Costume

Real Life Pumpkin Carving Winners

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Apriores - Jabbit

Capitaine Kraushey - Jabbit

Xarleen Windflower - Jabbit

 

Virtual Pumpkin Carving

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Genesis Prime - Entity

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Seraphymm Prime - Entity

 

Thank you all for celebrating this pumpkin season with us. Winners will have their prizes delivered via in-game mail within 72 hours.


Aetherforging and Coalescence Preview

We have already gone over the new instances and arena changes in a preview here, and today, we will focus on the new crafting profession, Aetherforging, and a new means to dispose of unwanted gear called Coalescence.


Aetherforging
Once a Daeva becomes an Archdaeva they will have access to the new crafting profession, Aetherforging, automatically. With Aetherforging, you will be able to craft a variety of items including consumables, weapons, armor, accessories, pets and more. You can use Aetherforging anywhere without requiring you to be near a crafting station; just open the window and get busy!

To get started with Aetherforging, you can start crafting materials you will need for later designs. Nearly all Aetherforging crafts will be available to you without the need for design recipes. As long as you have the materials and are at the appropriate proficiency level, you can craft the item!

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Leveling Aetherforging works by crafting the available designs. There are no work orders available and there are a few crafts to help you start leveling Aetherforging. Leveling can take a long time, so be sure to craft as often as possible and use any crafting boosts you may have saved up!


Coalescence
Coalescence is a new way for you to dispose of you unwanted Archdaeva gear. After selecting the core item, you can add up to 6 additional pieces of equipment of the same type (weapon, armor, or accessories) and the same grade or better. You can then sacrifice them for a random item of the same type! By using more items and higher grade items in Coalescence, the odds of a high quality item goes up, along with a chance for the item to include enchantment levels.

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The next Aion: Echoes of Eternity update arrives on November 9, 2016. Stay tuned for additional previews! 


Weekly Server Maintenance - October 26, 2016, 6:00 AM Central

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There will be a scheduled maintenance period tomorrow, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:00 AM to 8:45 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.

- Changes -

  1. Routine website and server maintenance.
  2. The Nightmare Circus event will continue for one more week.
  3. Server Transfer queuing will be available for one more week.

 

Be sure to follow @L2andAionOps for server updates. Thank you for your patience!


Aion: Echoes of Eternity Update Instance Preview

In the next update to Aion: Echoes of Eternity, new and updated instances will be available to put Archdaevas to the test!


Cradle of Eternity
Cradle of Eternity is an ancient lookout previously used to watch over Atreia. Long abandoned, a malevolent serpent named Typhon has taken up residence in this garden. As Archdaevas explored the Archives of Eternity in Norsvold and Iluma, a doorway was discovered to the Cradle.

It is your mission to rescue a missing agent previously dispatched, and purify the Cradle of Eternity by eliminating Typhon and his corruption. The instance will only be available to a party of Archdaevas after completing the Archives of Eternity quest line.

 

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Fallen Poeta
Poeta has once again been invaded by Balaur in the future, but something is... different. Using an artifact from the Tower of Eternity, a being known as Kroban now rules. Evade Lieutenant Anuhart and defeat Brigade General Tahabata to challenge Kroban and liberate Fallen Poeta.


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Fissure of Oblivion
Lady Siel created the Fissure of Oblivion to store and protect the memories of the Ancient Archdaeva. Using the memory of your past life, venture into the Fissure alone and transform into powerful ancient avatars. Within the fissure exists a Guardian whom you must face to prove you are worthy of your locked memories.


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Idgel Dome Landmark & Ophidan Warpath
These Battleground instances have been updated for Archdaevas with new victory conditions, but one factor remains unchanged—the enemy faction is also competing for control of Idgel Dome Landmark and Ophidan Warpath!


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Ashunatal Dredgion
The Ashunatal Dredgion, a stolen Dredgion commanded by Ashunatal Shadowslip, was discovered in the Abyss collecting the remnants of Tiamat's forces. Infiltrate the Dredgion with a group of fellow Archdaevas. Watch out for the enemy faction because they too have found their way inside.

In addition to these new instances, a new bracket for level 66+ Arenas will be available. Kamar Battlefield and Iron Wall Warfront will also be updated to be available for Archdaevas only.


The update to Aion: Echoes of Eternity is coming on November 9, 2016! We will be back for more information and guides!


Weekly Server Maintenance - October 19, 2016, 6:00 AM Central

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There will be a scheduled maintenance period tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.

- Changes -

  1. Routine website and server maintenance.
  2. The Nightmare Circus event will continue for two more weeks.
  3. The issue with Mechaturerk's chest not having the correct rewards in the Secret Munitions Factory instance has been resolved.

 

Be sure to follow @L2andAionOps for server updates. Thank you for your patience!