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Knights,

As the Lunar New Year approached, our spectacled scientists at Spiral HQ began monkeying around with gear again, trying to find new ways of adapting to this new world. At first, we came up with some real howlers. Marmoset there would be days like this. So, undaunted, we refined these into something golden--the Spiraltail Prize Box. See what might be squirreled away in yours:

- Spiraltail Drakon pods
- Spiraltail accessories (tails, naturally)
- Spiraltail mail
- Spiraltail masks
- Firetail
- Mail of the Firetail
- Mask of the Firetail

The Spiraltail Prize Box will be here through February 16, 2016. You know the drill! Before you roloway, poke your proboscis at all the details.
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ATTENTION ALL KNIGHTS

We are declaring a state of emergency in the Moorcroft Manor Archives, as black kats are storming the area and consuming the precious tomes within! We need all knights of rank 4-1 and greater to gear up and retrieve Ancient Pages from these voracious vermin.

Do the Kataclysmic Confrontation prestige mission and/or fight through kat levels in the Clockworks to find black kats. Then, visit Montague in Moorcroft Manor, or the Mysterious Crafting Machine in Haven, with your collection of Ancient Pages, and craft stuff:
  • Kat Claw hood, mask, cowl
  • Kat Hiss hood, mask, cowl
  • Kat Eye hood, mask, cowl
If you happen to perform (accidentally, we assume) a Dark Ritual (yes, THAT dark ritual) and survive the encounter, you may find yourself in possession of a Black Kat Cowl or a Wicked Whisker. With Wicked Whiskers, dropped for all present party members, the following gear can be made:
  • Kat Claw cloak, mail, raiment
  • Kat Hiss cloak, mail, raiment
  • Kat Eye cloak, mail, raiment
  • Black Kat cloak, mail, raiment, hood, mask
If you have participated in a previous Kataclysmic Confrontation and still have Ancient Page tokens, they are still valid! Ancient Page tokens do not expire.

Katastrophe Returns Prize Box

During this event, Spiral HQ is offering the Katastrophe Returns Prize Box! Contents include:

- Kat Suit Costumes
- Shadow Armors and Helms
- Shadow Accessories
- Seraph'tenna
- Dazzling Gems
- Dread Seals
- Dread and Seraph Wings
- Heavenly Halos
- Dreadful Auras

Our new Kat Forecasting Intern predicts that the Kataclysmic Confrontation will run through February 16, 2016, and details on the box are here. Best of luck, knights!
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Ice and cold: beautiful and deadly, just like you, you majestic beast.

Also, best experienced through the window of a warm abode, with a cup of hot cocoa in hand. Perhaps not like you. But who can say?

In any event, if you must go out into the winter weather, do it in style with the Polar Prize Box. Contents may include:

- Polar Warden Hoods (Day, Twilight, and Night)
- Polar Warden Coats (Day, Twilight, and Night)
- Polar accessories (including Lumberfell Beard, Smashing Mustache, et al)
- Polar Halo
- Polar Wolver Tail
- Polar Leafy Aura

Each box includes winter confetti and "flawed" snowballs for you to lob as you see fit, and a bonus chance for a bucket of snowballs.

The Polar Prize Box will remain available through February 2, 2016. Get the full details right here!
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Great googly moogly! Greedy for glowing goodies?

Grand, then gawk at the glory that is the Garnet Prize Box! Through January 9, 2016, grab:

- Garnet Aura
- Floating Garnet (accessory)
- Garnet Disciple Wings
- Garnet Crown
- Garnet costume items
- Garnet accessories

Grok the guts of the Garnet Prize Box here! GG!
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Hey, stop what you're doing for a second. Sniff the air. Do you smell that? It's almost undetectable under the heavy scent of hot cocoa and smoke from emergency flares, but it's definitely there. Know what that is?

It is the sweet, sweet smell of FREE STUFF.

It's time for our New Year Giveaway! Through January 3, 2016, if you are online on Spiral Knights, you'll automatically be entered to win prizes in our giveaway, with prize drawings happening hourly. You could be the lucky winner of such items as:

For those of you who want more, we've stocked the Supply Depot in-game with fireworks, party blowouts, and party hats!

Happy and healthy New Year wishes from Spiral HQ to you, knights!
Dec 23, 2015
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Knights,

What is best in life?

Yes, yes, we can recite the thing about lamentations and defeating enemies too, but here's what it really is: Coming inside from a Winterfest snowball fight, donning comfy clothing, and settling in front of the fire with a cup of hot cocoa and the people who still think of you as a friend after that snowball fight.

As far as cuddly attire goes, Spiral HQ has got you covered (ha HA!) with the Cozy Prize Box, available through January 5, 2016! Embrace your new reputation as a veritable singularity of adorableness when you don the following:

- Pullovers (multiple colors)
- Onesies (multiple colors)
- Round Night Caps (multiple colors)
- Sallet Night Caps (multiple colors)
- Ashtail Slippers
- Dusker Slippers
- Skolver Slippers
- Snarbolax Slippers
- Vog Slippers
- Wolver Slippers

You may wish to requisition a set of ear plugs and stay away from all glass objects, as shrill squealing is a common side effect of unexpected contact with this level of cute.

Each of these boxes also has a 15% chance of including a bonus Pile of Pillows, so if you still have any friends left over from a snowball fight, you can fix that issue indoors. We're here to help.

For full details, check here. Have a cozy and delightful Winterfest!
Dec 22, 2015
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Hello, knights!

Through January 4, the following discounts will apply to Spiral Knights DLC:
Hope you're having a great Winterfest!
Dec 17, 2015
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Now hear this:

It's time for our solstice celebration! Through December 22, 2015, the Haven Treasury is offering Solstice Prize Boxes.

In these boxes, you may find the following sparkling items:

- Variant Tickets
- Crest of Summer / Crest of Winter
- Wings of Summer / Wings of Winter
- Sunshine Aura
- Snowfall Aura
- Crown of Winter / Crown of Summer

Each Solstice Prize Box also includes at least one Summer Confetti and one Winter Confetti item, has a 50% chance of including two, and a 5% chance of including three! Bonus 10% chance of a Bucket of Snowballs for all your snowball fight needs. For details, head over here.
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It's here, knights! Winterfest is here!

Have you been naughty, or nice? Nice, right?

No? Naughty? Why would you--

Never mind. Fine. It's fine. It's Winterfest, after all, and Winterfest is for everyone! Here's the rundown:

NEW: Winterfest Danger Rooms in the Clockworks! From these random encounters, you can collect Frozen Winterfest Wishlist tokens. Impostoclaus' trusty assistant, Randolph, is stationed by the Haven fountain and will trade these tokens for Winterfest Present Boxes, in which you may find:
  • Candy Striped Onesie
  • Festively Striped Onesie
  • Holly Striped Onesie
  • Joyous Striped Onesie
  • Flashy Winter Pullover
  • Garish Winter Pullover
  • Gaudy Winter Pullover
  • Tacky Winter Pullover
  • Impostoclaus Outfit
Each Winterfest Present also contains one to three Winter Confetti and Flawed Snowballs.

The Mysterious Alchemy Machine is also producing a weapon called the Peppermint Repeater. Although it sounds tasty, it is for external application only and we do not recommend licking it.

Grinchlin Assault Prestige Mission

Invade the Grinchlin base of operations on Mount Krampus and put an end to their humbug! Face a choice at each shelter - collect loot and leave the mountain, or leave the treasure and climb further toward the summit! Collect special materials from Mount Krampus to craft 5* Grinchlin reskinned weapons:
  • Deadly Candy Poker
  • Nog Blaster
  • Jack Froster
  • Scalding Hot Cocoa
  • Humbug Hazer
Can you make it all the way to the summit? If so, you have a chance to win Golden or Silver Solstice Rings. These 4* trinkets protect against fire and freeze with a +1 health bonus. Leave them as-is, or combine them to craft a 5* Grand Solstice Ring trinket!

And remember, don't eat the Grinchlin Snowballs. Those are for...well, you'll figure it out.

Save Winterfest!

Those Grinchlins just won't quit. As with last year, they aim to ruin Winterfest for everyone, and they're making a pretty strong showing. Impostoclaus wants YOU to assist him by doing the Save Winterfest prestige mission!

If you've been naughty this year, this is a great time to redeem yourself...or just to get red, green, and white Winter Wish tokens. Trade with Randolph in Haven:

Red Winter Wishes for
  • Santy Sallet
  • Snowy Santy Hat
  • Winter Confetti (15)
  • Flawed Snowball (15)
  • Frosty Prize Box
Green Winter Wishes for
  • Santy Pith Hat
  • Snowy Pith Hat
  • Winter Confetti (15)
  • Flawed Snowball (15)
  • Frosty Prize Box
White Winter Wishes for
  • Tailed Santy Hat
  • Snowy Tailed Santy Hat
  • Winter Confetti (15)
  • Flawed Snowball (15)
  • Frosty Prize Box
Decoration Kit Prize Boxes

Get into the spirit of Winterfest by decorating your guild hall! These boxes, provisioned by the Supply Depot, contain:
  • Holiday Presents (red, green, white)
  • Candles (red, green, white)
  • Winterfest Trees (red, green, white)
You may also find some other surprises!
  • Winterfest Table (it has a platter of cookies and milk on it)
  • Blue Wandering Snipe
  • White Flying Snipe
  • Green Wandering Snipe
For more information, cast your eyes over here.

If you'd like to give gifts to your fellow knights, decorative Gift Boxes are available from the Supply Depot at a discount during Winterfest.

Winterfest is here on Spiral Knights through January 3, 2016, so tell your friends and guildies to come on over!
Dec 2, 2015
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Tantalized by tasteful treasure?

Terrific, because the Turquoise Prize Box is on tap at the treasury today!! Through December 15, 2015, turn up:

- Turquoise Aura
- Floating Turquoise (accessory)
- Turquoise Disciple Wings
- Turquoise Crown
- Turquoise costume items
- Turquoise accessories

Think through the tempting tabulation of the Turquoise Prize Box here!
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