House of the Revenant Fang 423/Teasers

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Coming soon: The House of the Revenant Fang! Centuries ago, the Elothean Houses of the Marching Lotus and the Black Fang were wiped out in the Elven-Human War. While the scant Marching Lotus survivors were subsequently assimilated into other Houses, Black Fang was written off as obliterated. Contrary to the published history, a handful of remaining Black Fang warriors were surreptitiously ‘recruited’ into the ranks of the Melyo Rensh'a, leader of the fabled House of the All-Seeing Eye and clandestine fourth counselor to the Ferdahl.

Unfortunately, this integration soured over time, and political tensions within the ranks of the Melyo Rensh’a hit a divisive tipping point when a steadfast adherence to secrecy contributed to the murder of Ferdahl Kukalakai and the occupation of Shard by the Outcast army. An embittered traitor finally emerged, and the Melyo Rensh’a was assassinated by one of his own five generals, Ilva the Shrike of Dergati, who then launched a coup to revive the vengeful and warmongering House of the Black Fang from which she descended.

Supplementing her numbers with vicious lowlifes culled from Undershard, Iilva has established a growing encampment east of Shard in Boleausun Bayou, while the outnumbered Melyo Rensh’a loyalists have fallen back to their last defensible point, a hidden flying garden known as Ashala'taman, and begun earnestly recruiting the help of brave adventurers.

Will the Melyo Rensh'a loyalists triumph?

  • If so, who will rise to become the new Melyo Rensh'a, and how will the publicity of these events affect the formerly clandestine nature of the office?

Will the murderess Ilva be brought to justice?

  • Or will the Black Fang defectors prevail, re-adding their fallen House to Ilithi and its political landscape?

Join your fellow adventurers as the story unfolds, beginning May 19th!

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Join the effort to quell the Black Fang coup!

~ May 19th until May 29th ~

Soar to mystical heights in the gardens of Ashala'taman!

Plunge headlong into dark and dangerous depths of Boleausun Bayou!

THE CALL TO ACTION STARTS AT 9PM EASTERN.

With origins shrouded in secrecy, the Elothean watchtower known as Ashala'taman soars unseen over eastern Ilithi. From this lofty perch, a clandestine war is being waged on the Black Fang defectors who threaten the order of the Ferdahl's demesne!

Join the fight, and plunge into the dark depths of Boleausun Bayou, where adventure, danger, and riches abound! Sharpen your swords and your wits as the battle rages from May 19th until May 29th!

Are you up to the task?

Help the keepers of Ashala'tam collect colorful supplies from the maze-like gardens, then head down into the bayou where a variety of missions await the brave of heart. Collect enemy intel, disarm traps, recover supplies, and more, but don't forget to watch out for the morgawr!

What can you do with the merits you earn?

LEGACY ITEM!

  • You could own your very own katana! There will be a limited number available.

NEW MATERIALS!

SPELL SCROLLS AND DEVICES!

  • Tenebrous Sense
  • Shadows
  • Icutu Zaharenela
  • Tezirah's Veil
  • Beckon the Naga

MORE SPECIAL ITEMS!

  • Winged boots
  • High-capacity waist-worn cambrinth
  • Resplendent Rings of Glory
  • Unique titles!
  • Item hiders!

…. AND MORE!

Get your summons and join the effort to quell the Black Fang coup!

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Did you hear that?

The cries of slain adventurers echo through the swamps as the Morgawr claims another victim!

More heroes are needed! And so greater rewards must be supplied!

You asked for it and your feedback has been received! New items! Optional faster ways to earn merits! ...and did we mention new items?

Now available in the Simucoin Store: MULTIPLIERS! Use this before your run and increase your earnings!

  • Earn those merits faster!
  • 3x, 5x, and even 10x the payout!

Don't like helping with the dye? Well that's ok, we have a NEW TASK!

  • Help the scribe attune his scrying crystal, gaining intel on the movements of the Black Fang so that they can be crushed for good! Simply redeem your pass with the shadowy agent and then ask him about treasure. The new task is located to the northeast in the Shadowy Safehouse!

What can you do with the merits you earn?

  • ALL THE CRAFTING MATERIALS!

... and that's just a few of the newly added materials!

MORE SPECIAL ITEMS!

  • Shroud of Invisibility! Invisibility cloaks are back!
  • Stun hiders! Ankle worn!
  • New mana and concentration pulsers! Thigh worn and wrist worn!
  • A gnarled bogbirch branch! An old favorite, this branch casts Mental Focus!

Get your summons and join the effort to quell the Black Fang coup!

FAQ

Q: What is the House of the Revenant Fang?
A: It’s a SimuCoin event which takes place in Shard.

Q: Is the quest empath-friendly?
A: Yep! Participating in combat is not required to complete the quest or earn incidental loot.

Q: Is there a minimal skill/level requirement?
A: No, most enemies flex, but it's still recommended that you have at at least around 100 ranks in the relevant skills to participate in combat. You may also find that scholarship, outdoorsmanship, athletics, perception, and stealth skills can help you complete your tasks more quickly.

Q: How do I get incidental loot?
A: Incidental loot is available in the second quest area, Boleausun Bayou. There, any action that counts as progress towards your assigned task has a chance to spawn incidental loot.

Q: Can I leave the quest area (for banking, healing, or whatnot) and then come back?
A: No, you can abandon a quest run by asking a taskmaster NPC about quitting, but you forfeit any unearned prize credits for that run.

Q: What happens if I die while running the quest?
A: When you depart, you’ll be returned to the starting point for the quest task you were working on.

Q: What is the morgawr?
A: The morgawr is an enormous blind monster that swims around the eastern section of the bayou searching for prey. If encountered, it’s best to HIDE until it passes or flee towards land. If you stay out in the open too long or try to swim away into adjacent waters, you may just become morgawr food!