Monday, June 17, 2019

Return to Caduto‘s Maze of Madness

One year ago, well-known community members Caduto (CADRIFT) and Seshatar ( invited you into the Maze of Madness, a twisted labyrinth which promised you great rewards – if you could find the way out before your rivals. This year the Maze will return, in a brand new form, to challenge you again! Are you prepared?
  • What? A maze run through Telara‘s most twisted labyrinth!
  • Who? Everyone can join!
  • When? Saturday, 22nd June 2019 at 21:00 UTC (EU Server Time)
  • Where? Dimension „Oblivion Maze“ by „Caduto“ on EU-Typhiria and on

Prizes? Prizes! The top 10 runners who finish the maze first, as well as the person who collects most dimension artifacts in the maze when the time runs out (1 hour) will receive prizes:
  • 1st Season 2 Battle Pass + 3000 Credits + 1 Month Patron
  • 2nd 2000 Credits + 1 Month Patron
  • 3rd 1000 Credits + 1 Month Patron
  • 4th-5th 1000 Credits
  • 6th-10th 500 Credits
  • Special 1000 Credits + 1 Month Patron

(If you manage to be top 10 and also collect the most artifacts, you will receive both prizes!)

Are you ready, maze runner?
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Friday, June 07, 2019

EU Shard Merge rescheduled for June 12th

The EU server merge that was scheduled for June 5th is being rescheduled for June 12th.

During the EU server merge an issue was encountered that prevented the merger process from completing. This issue has been resolved, but the merge process needed to be run again from the start, requiring the downtime to be extended by a significant amount of time. Due to the hour of the day and the need to patch on June 6th, we felt that it would be more beneficial for the community to postpone the merge until Wednesday June 12th.

This will reduce the expected downtime for EU servers on Thursday from 6 hours to 2 hours, and reduce the chance that the downtime would run into the event scheduled to run this weekend. Additionally, Thursday’s patch will include a new set of vouchers that can be used to transfer rare event currency between characters on an account.

Once again, we apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

RIFT: Patch Notes - May 22, 2019

Here are the latest live patch notes

5/22: Live Patch notes

RIFT Store:
  • Fixed a bug that caused the incorrect number of credits to display.

Call to Action:

  • Fixed a bug that prevented Call to Action PvP quests from updating in several warfronts.
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Memorable sales, memorable offers, memorable events!

Greetings, Ascended!

Starting May 22nd you will be able to pick up some nice mounts, companions, costumes, loyalty and much more to celebrate Memorial Day with us!

On top of that there will be a 50% Boost from May 22nd to May 29th and a 100% Boost from May 29th to June 5th on Bonus XP, Alternate Advancement XP, Guild XP, Prestige, Favor and Planarite to spice up your daily routine!

Sale: Wednesday 22nd of May – 29th of May

If you didn’t grab the following Packs yet, you can now do so at a 50% Discount:

Dragon’s Hoard Pack including:
  • Greenscale Broodling
  • Orphiel’s Mount Crate
  • The Widow Maker costume bundle
  • Captured Intel

All Power Packs:
  • Power Pack
  • Greathound Power Pack
  • Nightmare Razorback Power Pack
  • Frosty Moosedantix Power Pack
  • Mummified Power Pack
  • Blood Raptor Power Pack
  • Fires of Maelforge Power Pack
  • The Rising Storm Power Pack
  • Laethys Indulgence Power Pack

In addition to this, the Tempest Pack will be available for the first time on Live containing:
  • Mecha Crucia Broodling (Mount)
  • Storm Warden’s Cape
  • Mini Regulos (Companion pet)
  • Brevanic Portal Generator

Sale: Wednesday 29th of May – 5th of June
  • Still missing a Slot Bag for your next shopping tour? Top up $20 and get a 40 Slot Bag (Unique)additionally!
  • Lacking a shock effect thus far for your next beach party? Top up $100 and claim the Nightmare Thresher Mount as yours! Spices up every occasion!
  • Ever heard of the mysterious Regulos Broodling? We heard it’s here to leave Telara devastated… coming in its own Supply Crate!
  • You’re undecided whether to stock up your Patron time or not? There’s no better time than now! Grab your 1 Year Patron for only $99!

Call-To-Action Event: Hellbug

From Friday, May 24, 2019 beginning at 00:00 Server time (midnight UTC for EU & midnight PST/PDT for NA) until Monday, May 27, 2019 at 23:59 Hellbugs will once again invade the widths of Telara! Defeat these nasty beasts and complete their Rifts spawning all over our beautiful world.

Participating in this event will award you with nice prizes. You’ll have a chance in gaining:
  • Minor XP or Token Boosts (15%)
  • Bonus Currency
  • Special Dimension Items
  • Minions
  • Wardrobe Skin Items & Bundles
  • Special Mounts
Don’t miss out on all this and grab your fluffs while they’re there!
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

EU Live Shard merges

With the recent transition to the Google Cloud Platform, the team has been working hard to improve the server capacity and performance for our European cluster.

In order to adapt the current structure shards in our European cluster will be going through merges on June 5th, 2019. After it’s all been completed, the European cluster will consist of:
  • Brutwacht (German) (PVE)
  • Brisesol (French) (PVE)
  • Typhiria (English) (PVE)
  • Cahail (Hidden – Used for load balancing dungeons, raids & warfronts)

Bloodiron (PVP), Zaviel, Gelidra & Refuge will be merged into Typhiria (PVE).

Unfortunately, the population no longer warrants support for an open world PVP server, as noted above Bloodiron will be merged into the PVE Typhiria environment.

Thank you for your continued support during this transition!
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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Battle Pass Easter Lottery

Greetings, Ascended!

It’s that time of the year again. The chocolaty, heavenly indulgence time! Easter is arriving soon! So get ready to break out the chocolate bunnies, eggs and Nutella, because it’s time to get dirty!

We will be having our Battle Pass Easter lottery and there could be a ticket with your name on it!

What will the prize be?

You can get the Premium Battle Pass for Season 1!

What do you have to do in order to win?

It’s simple: all you must do is estimate how many chocolate eggs the following jar contains. Among all correct estimations we will draw 3 lucky winners (one participation per person)!

You will have time to submit your estimation here until April 22, 2019 at 02:59 PM PT / 23:59 CEST.

Good luck and happy holidays!
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The Battle Pass is now live!

Greetings, Ascended!

Prepare your weapons; the first season of Battle Pass is now live!

What can you look forward to?
  • Progress through 30 levels (Season 1) by completing Daily and Weekly Quests
  • 4 Daily Quests (+2 for Patrons) per Day
  • • Quests chosen at random
  • 3 Weekly Quests per Week
  • • Quests chosen at random
  • 30 Levels of rewards
  • Rewards split up between Free (no purchase required), Premium (purchased the pack) & Patron Premium (purchased the pack and have active Patron status).
  • Free rewards include a new artifact set which unlock their own unique rewards, individual reward charges, rune unsocketers, and more premium service items.
  • Premium rewards include numerous fiery cosmetics, as well as the new Great Balls of Fire mount, bonus credits and more!
  • Patrons who unlock premium will also gain bonus rewards including Loyalty, premium lock boxes and more
  • A list of rewards can be found here (please note they might change in the future)

Got any questions? Here are already some answers:

What is the Battle Pass about?
The Battle Pass provides players with additional claimable rewards by just completing quests through playing the content that’s already there! The quests (daily and weekly) will give you experience called BPXP. They allow you to level up through 30 levels (each requiring 10k BPXP so far).

How much will the Battle Pass cost?

The Battle Pass will cost $9.99 / £7.49 / €9.99 (currently not available for already purchased Credits) and is giftable! This is not a monthly cost.

Is a season longer than a month? So you don’t have to pay for the pass monthly?
The first season will last at least a couple months.

What about people who had patron when they bought the pack but patron ran out when they earned the rewards or the other way around?
Patron will be required to claim the rewards. It is also retroactive within the same pass, ie: if you unlocked all the rewards and then purchased a Patron Pass or subscription, you can claim the previously unlocked patron rewards in that pass.

Will it be the same random dailies/weeklies for everyone or are the quests individually distributed?
The quests are individually distributed. There are quests with various objectives such as PvP, Dungeons, Raids, Rifts, Instant adventures and many more.

Can players drop quests they don’t like and get new ones via NPC/system?
This is something being considered for future releases but will not be an option for Season 1.
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Carnival Fashionista 2019!

Ladies and Gentlemen of Telara, it’s this time of the year again when we commemorate our past and look forward the many awesome years to come: The 8th Carnival and anniversary of the Ascended!

To celebrate this fantastic event full of masquerade and shenanigans, Seshatar and the RIFT team want to offer you the chance to prove your sense of style and win some of the awesome new goods our merchants brought from the far lands this year.

So, don’t wait, get dressed, take a picture of your fanciest Carnival attire and share it with the Community on the Heroes of Telara Community Discord in the respective channel until 2019-04-11!

After entries are closed, the jury will have the difficult task to pre-select the ten most marvelous entries, which will then be posted up for a community vote!

The three final winners, who have proven their unique fashion skills, can then choose to ride away with one of the brand-new Carnival premium mounts as their prize (or alternatively receive 30 days of patron time).

Good luck!
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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Carnival of the Ascended Arrives March 21st!

RIFT is fast approaching double digits with our 8th anniversary happening this year! Jump into Carnival of the Ascended 2019 to celebrate the occasion with us!

Carnival celebrations will take place in Tempest Bay for players on Live servers from March 21st at 3:30 Server Time to April 11th at 3:30 Server Time.

Available for event currency will be:
  • The Red Flames Racing Snail mount
  • The Ornate Red Tuskar mount
  • A new Raid Tier Earring for lvl 70s

This year you’ll also be able to pick up this gorgeous new Masked Carnival Budgie mount! Purchase this festive fowl for Credits and it is unlocked for every character on your account.

In addition to this, the White Striped Racing Snail and Ornate Red Tuskar mounts will be joining the carnival festivities. Finally, the White Shelled Racing Snail will be available as part of a featured bonus pack.

We’ll see you in Telara for Carnival 2019!
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Saturday, March 16, 2019

RIFT Prime Closes on March 31, 2019

RIFT Prime has been a fantastic adventure through the history of Telara, but it’s time to bring this particular journey to a close. Prime will come offline at the stroke of midnight Pacific time (7AM UTC) on March 31st 2019.

Character and Credit transfers will begin the following week and will be completed by April 7, 2019.

How is it going to work?

All transferred characters will be available on Reclaimer (Trial Only Server) in the US environment, and players will be able to transfer those characters to any other US live shard. We currently do not support character transfers between the US and EU environments.

All accounts that have at least one character who reached level 50 on Prime will be able to claim the following on Live once character/Credit transfers have been completed (can be claimed only once):
  • Level 65 Character Boost Pack
  • 1 million Loyalty

What about the character slot maximum, can the current limit be exceeded?

Current limits cannot be exceeded. Players who have more than the maximum allowed Live characters will need to make room for any characters they wish to move characters off Reclaimer (13 slots for those who purchased the original Wilds Pack).

Any updates about name collisions? Will players be able to keep their names or how will this be resolved?

Characters who have name conflicts will be given the opportunity to choose a new name. Character names with a conflict will automatically have additional characters appended to the end of their current names until a new one is chosen.

What will happen to guilds?

Guilds will not be transferred to Live environments.

What should players do to prepare their individual accounts for the transfer?

Any items you want to transfer over to Live will need to be removed from Prime guild banks.

Thanks for being a part of RIFT Prime! We’re so grateful for all your incredible support!

Have more questions or want to stay up to date in case anything changes? View our corresponding forum thread and ask away. We’ll answer as many as we can!
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