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Greetings!

We here at Spiral HQ want to wish you a happy Gobble Day. In celebration, our plump little friends, the Gobble Snipes, have started their annual migration to...we're not really sure where. Hmm. To protect them in transit we Spiral HQ has enclosed them in Gobble Snipe Boxes Boxes. Rest assured I’ve been told there are air holes this time.

Should you wish to host one of these fluffy creatures in your Guild Hall, these boxes can be had through December 1, 2017. Check out the details here!
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Head’s up knights!

We have confirmed that the Apocrean Harvester has emerged for it's semiannual attempt to collect souls. Spiral HQ needs your help!

From now through November 30th, travel onto the Grasping Plateau full of trapped souls and phantom-like monsters. In a maze-like graveyard, knights will find the Apocrea trapping and collecting souls. This sinister being will pursue any who enter the Grasping Plateau hoping to add to the collection. Work together to free souls and find Apocrean Sigil tokens which can be used at the Obelisk of Creation to craft Obsidian weapons and the Grasping Aura.

You don't want to get caught out there alone--definitely bring your friends with you on this mission, and try not to lose sight of them! For a detailed brief on Cradle's previous encounters with this nefarious entity, go here.
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Greetings Knights!

In an effort to make it easier to give your knight the best look, the gremlins at Spiral HQ have created a Style Kit. Now you can easily swap between appearance modifiers (personal colors, eyes, and height) once you have added them to your Kit.

  • Access your Style Kit through the knight portrait in the upper left of the screen.
  • Once you have your kit, any modifier you use will be added to that kit.
  • You can swap between items you have used using the menu for a small fee. The fee is to help prevent people from spamming public areas with changes and would distracting to other players.
  • Vatel will now offer to sell height modifiers.
  • Modifiers you have previously used will not be added, only those you use after this point.

With fall here and knights using their Style Kits, Haven is bursting with color. But once a knight descends into the Clockworks their decisions aren't black and white, they're somewhere in the Grey. With this in mind, Spiral HQ has put together a box for knights with singular tastes.

Dig into a Grey Prize Box and find a grey costumes, accessories, a grey footstep aura, or sprite pods. Lucky knights might find a Silver Personal Color that they can add to their Style Kit. This silver color change will not be added to Vatel’s inventory in Haven.

The Grey Prize Box contains items such as:
  • Silver Personal Color
  • Grey Aura
  • Maskeraith Pod (Grey), Drakon Pod (Grey), and Seraphynx Pod (Grey)
  • Grey Dragon and Valkyrie Wings
  • Costumes
  • Accessories

More information on the Grey Prize Box and its contents may be found here.

Statue Sale:

With the above release it is now possible to make a statue of your knight that actually looks like a statue! With that in mind we're reducing the price of statues through this month. If the statue you want is not on sale, please check back later. You'll know it's on sale by the "sale" tag on the icon before you purchase it.
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The Dark Harvest Festival is Back! It’s no trick, the Punkin King and his gourdlings are causing sweet, sweet chaos in the Clockworks!

Find the Punkin King in the daily prestige mission, The Dark Harvest. However, don't let your guard down, because he could also show up elsewhere when you least expect it! Collect candy tokens, then trade with Maskwell in Haven Town Square for:
  • Frankenzom masks
  • Spookat masks
  • Phantom masks
  • Scarab masks
  • Harvest Prize Boxes - New Harvest Accessories!

Should you find yourself in possession of any interesting crafting material as a result of a Punkin King encounter, visit the Mysterious Alchemy Machine.

More about the Dark Harvest Festival can be found here. The Dark Harvest Prize Box 2017 has been reworked to include new accessories within the Dark Harvest theme. Trade in your tokens to discover some of the new offerings. This year, the festival runs through November 1, 2017. Your candy tokens and Maskwell will stick around through November 5, 2017.

Additional Patch Notes:

- New Dark Harvest 2017 prize box replaces the old Dark Harvest box and swaps in a number of new/different accessories and removes many of the old ones. This way people who have participated in past Dark Harvest Festivals can earn new items.
- Small fix to the hallway in front of the war room in the guild halls to allow furniture to be placed.
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Ahoy Knights!

Spiral HQ is shipping in some new cargo for ye scallywags. Several new items await ye landlubbers like the Keelhauled aura or a Powder Keg. Be warned mates; some of this gear may be hazardous to yer health, or rather yer limbs. Rum now while ye have the chance!

The Buccaneer Booty Box contains items such as:
  • Keelhauled Aura
  • Buccaneer Broadsider - Gun
  • Dread Captain Cutlass - Sword
  • Powder Keg - Bomb
  • Ship Wheel - Shield
  • Captain Coats (plus rare versions) - Look out mates, some of these are more dastardly than others.
  • Buccaneer Bicorne (plus rare versions)
  • Skull Eyes
  • Various new piratey accessories


More information on the Buccaneer Booty Box and its contents may be found here. Look the part of the pirate as ye plunder the Clockworks for riches and loot.
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Hail, knights!

The summer over and cooler winds are moving through Haven. The Strangers have brought forth celestially-themed offerings in the Fall Equinox Prize Box, available to you through September 25th, 2017:

  • Celestial Vortex
  • Celestial Shield
  • Orbit Aura
  • Celestial Nav Helm and Suit
  • Galactic Guardian Helm and Vest
  • Solar and Cosmic Plasma Wings
  • Celestial Dragon/Valkyrie Wings
  • Celestial Accessories
  • Unique Variant Tickets

For the full rundown on the Equinox Prize Box, check here.

Keep an eye out for Nonna near the Haven fountain! It’s time to adopt a buddy who always has your back (or front).
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Below are the changes for the current update:

- Adjusted shard bombs so that each bomb blast does separate damage along with up to 3 shard hits. Earlier explosions will not limit the shard damage of later ones.

- Tortofist gun damage has been adjusted. The shards that land will do damage over time but can only damage each monster 3 times.

- Several Behind the scenes changes.
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Salutations, knights!

Through September 12, 2017, Rose Regalia will be back in play yet again to help complete the set in the Rose Regalia Reunion Prize Box! Get Rose Regalia chapeaux and tabards in turquoise, aquamarine, and prismatic. A few accessories have also found their way inside the box for knights to enjoy.

More information on the Rose Regalia Reunion Prize Box and its contents may be found over here.



While collecting the roses for the Rose Regalia Reunion Spiral HQ received a communication from the monitoring station in the Ancient Grove. Recon Knights there report an increase in activity and suspect the Fiends have returned to the Grim Gates. Spiral HQ is sending you to investigate!

Gather intel and Fiendish Glyphs from Fiends in the Clockworks. Explore the Ancient Grove and collect Ancient Shell materials. Craft new Tortodrone handguns at the mysterious alchemy machine!

Below are a few additional changes:

- Addition of new knight statues from Bechamel Guild Halls offers another pose for knight statues.

- Players can now adjust their frames per second (FPS) from within their video options by using advanced settings. Please take care as increasing this can cause some players some performance issues.
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ATTENTION ALL KNIGHTS

We are declaring a state of emergency in the Moorcroft Manor Archives, as black kats are once again 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.

Our new Kat Forecasting Intern predicts that the Kataclysmic Confrontation will run through August 3, 2017. Best of luck, knights!
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Hail knights, well met!

Have you ever wanted an axe because a sword just wouldn’t do? How about a Runed Hammer and a matching Buckler? Spiral HQ has released some new gear for you stouthearted knights to go berserk over.

The Raiders box contains items such as:
  • Firestorm Skeggox (sword)
  • Squall Caller (sword)
  • Winter's Edge (sword)
  • Raider Buckler (shield)
  • Winter Raider Helm
  • Squall Raider Helm
  • Firestorm Raider Helm
  • Winter Raider Tunic
  • Squall Raider Tunic
  • Firestorm Raider Tunic
  • Raider Accessories

Don't drop your Asgard! Stand ready to plunder items and gear that will help axecute your toughest foes. More information on the Raiders Prize Box and its contents may be found here.

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