Fae Yule has officially begun in Telara! Find out all the details for this year’s festivities.
From Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 3:30 PM PST / 6:30 PM EST (NA) and 3:30 PM UTC (EU) until Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 3:30 PM PST / 6:30 PM EST (NA) and 3:30 PM UTC (EU), enjoy all that Fae Yule has to offer in RIFT. This includes the usual festive quests, zone events, IAs, warfront, and store goodies. So if you missed out in years past, get another chance to earn these holiday rewards.
New Fae Yule Goodies
Fae Yule Wardrobe Cape Make your party drool with a new Fae Yule Gingerbread Cape!
Fae Yule Statted Winter Drape This statted cape is Level 70 Tier 2, features a new wardrobe appearance, and is totally upgradeable! It comes in four different varieties: Hallowed Winter Drape, Mysterious Winter Drape, Coveted Winter Drape, & Stalwart Winter Drape. Plus, it looks fabulous!
Holiday Weapon Rune Enchant your weapon with a Gumdrop Fae Rune. This can be applied in the Wardrobe section of your character for an extra festive appearance while striking down the forces of Ahnket!
Festive Weapons Fight your foes in festive style with new Fae Yule wardrobe weapons! These include the Gumdrop Gavel, Peppermint Poleaxe, Gingerbread Greatstaff, and Sugarland Striker.
New Dimension: Kilcual This snowy realm is modeled after Vostigar Peaks and it’s the perfect addition to your dimension collection!
Jolly Dimension Items Make a whole gingerbread house with the Fae Yule Kit: Gingerbread House or decorate your dimension with holiday banners.
Queen Una’s Winter Regalia Modeled after the cruel Queen Una herself, capture an elegant take on the season with Queen Una’s Winter Regalia, which includes a wardrobe helm, chest piece, boots, and gloves.
Crystalline Wings Show the world your icy wings with this new wardrobe cape item!
Usable Gingerbread Door A real, working gingerbread door, perfect as the final addition to your Gingerbread House dimension!
Plus, enjoy some returning favorite treasures from Fae Yules past!
Updated Fae Yule Activity
New and Improved Faelight Sparkle Extravaganza! Everyone’s favorite Faelight Sparkles returns this year. Earn Tier 2 gear with each turn in. As an added bonuses, the first time completing this quest rewards the new Gumdrop Levitation mount as well!
There is so much to enjoy during Fae Yule. Want to find out more? Check out some of the best player guides on the seasonal festivities:
Get ready for the most festive time of year in Telara! That’s right, Fae Yule is right around the corner!
Fae Yule officially starts later this week, beginning on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 3:30 PM PST / 6:30 PM EST (NA) and 3:30 PM UTC (EU). Get more time to enjoy the season than last year, with the event concluding on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 3:30 PM PST / 6:30 PM EST (NA) and 3:30 PM UTC (EU).
Fae Yule 2017
We’re bringing back everything you love about Fae Yules past. This includes all of your favorite quests, IAs, zone events, A Very Fae Yule Whitefall Warfront, ugly sweaters, bearded caps, festive mounts – the whole nine yards!
New Frosty Moosedantix Power Pack & Other New Packs
New Fae Yule Bagling Supply Crate
New Themed Cosmetic Weapons, Outfit, & Wings
New Holiday Weapon Rune
New Statted Winter Drape (Tier 2, Level 70)
New Seasonal Dimension & Dimension Items
New and Improved Faelight Sparkle Extravaganza Activity Rewards
Want to find out more? We recently had a Fae Yule Sneak Peek livestream where we showed off some of the festivities for Fae Yule 2017. Check out the article and be sure to watch the recorded livestream featuring Tacitus, Captain Cursor, and Yaviey.
On Friday, December 1, 2017, RIFT’s Community Manager Yaviey made merry with Tacitus and Captain Cursor while they showed off Fae Yule 2017.
On Friday, Jennifer “Yaviey” Bridges (Community Manager, RIFT) was joined by Chris “Tacitus” Cates (Sr. Game Designer) and Nicholas “Captain Cursor” McDowell (Sr. Game Designer) to talk about the upcoming Fae Yule event coming to RIFT. During the show, they announced the official start date of Fae Yule 2017: Thursday, December 7, 2017. The trio also showed off some of the cool stuff coming with the event including a new bogling mount that carries your character in his bag o’ gifts. Mind the swords sticking out, though! Watch the whole video to learn more!
This week Yaviey and the team will show you what’s to come in Fae Yule 2017!
This Friday, Jennifer “Yaviey” Bridges, RIFT’s Community Manager will be joined by Chris “Tacitus” Cates (Sr. Game Designer) to talk about Fae Yule, coming soon to RIFT. They’ll prance through the snowy quests and show off the rewards of this year’s jolly seasonal event.
Now that Autumn Harvest has ended, the RIFT team is busy making budgie dinner and spending some quality time with their families. Enjoy some sweet sales from November 22-29!
All Premium Mounts on Sale
From November 22 when the servers come back online after weekly maintenance until 29, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST, get 25% off all premium mounts in the RIFT Steam store. Ride tall in Telara on your new, noble steeds!
Daily Mount Sale
Besides all premium mounts being on sale for 25% off, you’ll have a chance to take home some special mounts as well. Previous supply crate mounts are making a rare appearance on the RIFT Steam store with a new one available each day from November 22 – 29.
Date & Mount November 22, 2017: Moonstone Ki Rin November 23, 2017: Molten Thresher November 24, 2017: Tropical Budgie November 25, 2017: Ember Nebula November 26, 2017: Black Empyreal Walker November 27, 2017: Obsidian Ki Rin November 28, 2017: Nightmare Thresher
Also note, that due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, we will not have a RIFTstream this week. Happy holidays, Ascended!
On Friday, November 17, 2017, RIFT’s Community Manager Yaviey chatted with Dead Simon and Keyens about this weekend’s Shiny Shenanigans event.
On Friday, Jennifer “Yaviey” Bridges (Community Manager, RIFT) was joined by Simon “Dead Simon” Ffinch (Sr. Design Director) and Chris “Keyens” Meyer (Systems Designer) to talk about Shiny Shenanigans, now running in RIFT. Simon also hopped onto both EU and NA shards to run his special dev event that awards an eternal item. The team also shared next week’s spectacular Black Friday deals. Watch the whole video to learn more!
This week Yaviey will chase players hunting for shinies during Shiny Shenanigans, happening now in RIFT!
This Friday, Jennifer “Yaviey” Bridges, RIFT’s Community Manager will hop onto both the EU and NA servers to join in the merriment of Shiny Shenanigans by adding her own special touch – hide and seek! Players who find her will have a chance at winning an eternal item!
The new Harvest Levitation Supply Box is now on the Steam store!
New Harvest Levitation Supply Crate
The Harvest Levitation Supply Box contains a random selection of currency, equipment, novelty items, potions, or runes with a bonus chance at service items. Contents may be appropriate for your level range, up to 70. It also includes a chance at the new Harvest Levitation mount.Get yours on the Steam store now!
Autumn Harvest is at an end but it’s about to get really cool in Telara! Warm up by hunting for shinies!
Shiny Shenanigans starts on November 15th! Artifact piñatas will appear around Telara in one of 15 possible locations per zone, with up to five that can be active at any given time (except Tyrant Throne, which has only three).
Get in-game and collect as many shinies as you can! Shiny Shenanigans runs from Wednesday, November 15, 2017 when the servers come back up after maintenance until Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST.