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Weekly Server Maintenance - April 8, 2015, 5:30 AM Central

There will be a scheduled maintenance period tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 5:30 AM to 10:00 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 4.5 hours.

- Changes -

  1. Routine server updates and modifications.
  2. Rainbow Snake Festival will continue.
  3. Classic April Fools' Day weapons will no longer be on sale on the store.
  4. Skyclash and Arcadian Fortresses in Panesterra will be reset to Balaur.
  5. A new event will start. Details will be available after the maintenance.

Additionally from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM Central, web login, account creation, and store purchases will be unavailable.

 

Thank you for your patience!


Panesterra War Efforts

Panesterra is Beritra’s final assault into Atreia and it is up to Daevas to put an end to Beritra’s development of dimensional teleportation technology. With any contested area, the rivalry between Asmodian and Elyos grow stronger. During these chaotic times, additional supplies are being delivered to those who step up to the challenge Panesterra presents. Enter Panesterra every Sunday at 7 PM Server Time and take up arms to claim your hold on Panesterra.

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For level 65 players who attend the Panesterra sieges, a survey will be available during the hour of the siege. The survey includes:

  • -    Expeditionary Force Ceramium Medal Box
  • -    [Event] Premium Wind Serum

 For the unsuccessful server faction, the 100 participating level 65 players will be award the following the Monday after the siege:

  • -    51 GP via quest items
  • -    Dragon’s Improvement Box

For all those participating regardless of server or faction, there will be a chance to get a bonus reward.

  • Ten randomly chosen players will get:
  • -    Major Danuar Relic (AP)
  • -    Noble Idian Bundle
  • Two randomly chosen players will get:
  • -    Tiamat Whelp’s Egg (30 days)
  • -    Ruddytail Heorn (30 days)

 

Bonus items will be delivered by Monday after the siege. See you on Sunday, Daevas!


Draw Me Like One of Your Rainbow Snakes Parody Contest

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We’ve let benevolent Rainbow Snake into our hearts and now let’s express our love for Him in art! Display your praise for the Chromatic Brilliance in our art contest by creating a parody of Rainbow Snake in either a popular fine art or movie poster!

- Contest Categories -

We are looking for entries based on these two categories. Only one submission for this content will be allowed.

- How to Participate -

  1. Pick a category to create your Rainbow Snake art parody. Choose from either a popular fine art or a movie poster.
  2. Feel free to use any image editor program to create your masterpiece. Entries should show a reasonable amount of effort.
  3. Email your Rainbow parody art with the subject “Draw Me Like One of Your Rainbow Snakes Contest” to aion_community@ncsoft.com. Please include this line in the email body, "This email is submitted as an entry in the Aion “Draw Me Like One of Your Rainbow Snakes Parody Contest”, along with your in-game character name, server, which category your entry is for, or any other additional notes you want us to consider. If your submission size is too large to send via e-mail, please use an image-sharing site and send us the link.

- Reward -

Entries will be rated by creativity, originality, and or/best representation of Aion. One winner from each category will be selected for the First and Second Place Prize. Three runner-ups will be selected for each category.

  • First Place: Trillirunerk's Feather (Magical or Physical, winner’s choice)
  • Second Place: [Event] Everlasting Chronamimbus Container
  • Runner-Up: Rainbow Snake Costume

 

All entries must be received by April 16, 2015. Please click here for official contest rules. Best of luck, Daevas!

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Rainbow Snake Festival

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Atreia, rejoice! Rainbow Snake has cast Hiss Chromatic Gaze upon our shattered world. Embrace Hiss Chromatic Brilliance, Rainbow Snake, and He will show you the way. Rainbow Snake disciples have gathered in the capital cities to spread the glory that is Rainbow Snake. For the next four weeks, these disciples will offer various buffs and more to all Daevas willing to let Hiss prismatic colors illuminate their souls.

- How to Participate - 

Blessing of the Prismatic Serpent

During the festival period, every Wednesday after the maintenance, Hebi Rumin will offer you an [Event] Rainbow Gift. The bundle offers one 1-Day costume for Rainbow Snake, Spotted Snake or Turquoise Snake. Wearing Hiss robes will bring you one step closer to the Rainbow One.

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For the Glory of Rainbow Snake

Rainbow Snake is known for Hiss benevolence. Stay logged into the game and every hour you’re on, you’ll receive a scale from Hiss Chromatic Brilliance. There are three different scale colors, all acquirable by simply playing the game. After the first hour, you’ll receive the Blue Scale; the second hour, a Yellow Scale; and the third hour, a Red Scale. Right-click any of these scales to combine into the Brilliant Scale. You can exchange the Brilliant Scale with Baem Rumin for an [Event] Chromatic Gift.

*[Event] Blue Scale

Received after logged in the game for the first hour

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*[Event] Yellow Scale

Received after logged in the game for the second hour

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*[Event] Red Scale

Received after logged in the game for the third hour

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*[Event] Bright Scale

Created after combining the three color scales

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Scales can be acquired once per day with its daily reset at 9 AM server time. Additional scales can be picked up on the store.

 

Hiss Chromatic Gaze

Rainbow Snake has spoken to Hiss disciples Ahas Rumin and Serpente Rumin to buff Daevas during the festival. The disciples will work in shifts providing 2-hour buffs to all those who speak with them.

 

Boost

Availability

Serpente Rumin

*Increase item drop rate by 50%

*Increase gathering, extraction, & aethertapping by 100%

April 1 to April 15

Ahas Rumin

*Increase crafting by 100%

*Increase AP gain by 50%

April 15 to April 29

 

- Location -

All Rainbow Snake disciples are located in the capital cities near Temple of Gold or Hall of Prosperity.

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- Rewards -

When you trade in the Bright Scale to Baem Rumin, she will give you an [Event] Chromatic Gift. Open the gift to randomly acquire one of the following:

*Dye: True White

*Dye: True Black

*Rainbow Dye Pack II

*[Event] Dye Bundle

*[Event] Sweet Chocolate

*Stigma Shards

*[Event] Bonus Entry Scroll Bundle

*[Event] Rapturous Crafting Boost

*[Event] Summoning Stone Letter

*Sleek Hovercycle (1 day)

*Spotted Snake Costume

*Rainbow Snake Costume

*Turquoise Snake Costume

*Tempering Solution

*[Event] Brilliant Composite Manastone Bundle

*[Event] Empyrean Plume Chest

*Ceramium Medal

 

 

Rainbow Snake Festival ends on April 29, 2015. Visit the Rainbow Snake disciples in game now to learn more about Hiss Chromatic Brilliance. May Rainbow Snake watch over you.


Weekly Server Maintenance - April 1, 2015, 5:30 AM Central

There will be a scheduled maintenance period tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 5:30 AM to 9:00 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 3.5 hours.

- Changes -

  1. Routine server updates and modifications.
  2. The Upgrade Arcade mini-game will end. Spend your Arcade Tokens for your final prizes.
  3. An issue with skills reaching Soul Anchors through its doors in Panesterra will be resolved.
  4. Panesterra fortresses will be reset to Balaur on Friday, April 3.
  5. Rainbow Snake will reward the Faithful.

 

Thank you for your patience!


Weekly Server Maintenance - March 25, 2015, 5:30 AM Central

There will be a scheduled maintenance period tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 5:30 AM to 10:00 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 4.5 hours.

- Changes -

  1. Routine server updates and modifications.
  2. The Upgrade Arcade resumes for an additional week. Exclusive prizes await!
  3. The Power Lockboxes will no longer drop in game.
  4. The Fortune Lockbox will drop in game with the key available from the Key Pouch on the store.

Additionally from 7:30 AM to 9 AM Central, store pages and store purchases will be unavailable.

 

Thank you for your patience!


Upgrade Arcade Returns!

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Come on, come all, to the Upgrade Arcade! With new prizes to be won, try your luck by upgrading an on-screen weapon to the next level.  At certain Upgrade Levels, you will unlock different prizes varying from Manastones to Omega Enchantment Stones to the exclusive Sleek Hovercycle mount!  Step right up! Don’t be shy – we’ll even give you a free try!

- How to Play -

The Upgrade Arcade can be accessed by clicking the smiling Shugo icon on the lower right corner of your screen. Use this icon to play, browse the prize list, or check out the Help guide.

To play, you’ll need an Arcade Token. One Arcade Token is consumed each time you begin playing at level 1, and will last until you claim a prize. This means it’s possible for you to get to Upgrade Level 8 on one token!

Click Play to start the mini-game and you'll see the weapon on the screen change before you. Subsequently by clicking Play, you will continue to upgrade the weapon and the Upgrade Level. There is a chance to fail at each upgrade level so play wisely!If you want to claim your prize, click Reward and a random item from the tier's prize list will be placed in your inventory.

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If your upgrade fails at Upgrade Level 6 or higher, you have two choices. You can claim your level 1 prize, or you can click the Resume option to spend two tokens and regain your place! The Resume icon lights up to let you know it can be used, but can only be used once per play.

As you play the Upgrade Arcade, you will notice the Frenzy Meter filling up. Every token you use to play or resume will fill up the bar. Once the bar is full, Frenzy Mode begins and you have 90 seconds of boosted upgrade chances and additional Frenzy Rewards! Click away!

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- Where to Get Arcade Tokens -

There are a few ways for you to get tokens for the Upgrade Arcade.

  1. A survey will be available at level 30+ for (1) Arcade Token.
  2. Prestige Badge holders will receive an additional Arcade Token via survey each week of the event.
  3. Arcade Tokens can also be purchased individually or as a bundle from the in-game shop or web store.
  4. Large C.U.B.E. bonuses for the next two weeks will be Arcade Tokens.

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- Rewards -

The rewards can be viewed in the Upgrade Arcade menu and are distributed randomly from the upgrade tier you end on. Remember, you can claim your reward at any time. If you want that prize at Upgrade Level 6 without risking a failure on your next attempt, hit the Rewards button to claim it right away. Keep in mind that if your upgrade fails and you do not resume playing, through choice or lack of tokens, you will only get a prize from Upgrade Level 1.

 

Try your luck at the Upgrade Arcade! Mini-game ends April 1, 2015.