Happy 1st Anniversary, Elsword!

Yes, this baby is turning 1, and we only have you to thank for having made it this far! We are celebrating our 1st Anniversary with a load of in-game activities and bonuses. Enjoy!

2X Drop Rate and 2X EXP!
Event Period: 5/4/2012 – 5/6/2012

This party’s gonna be a blast! 2X Drop Rate and 2X EXP are on for 2 hours per day on our anniversary weekend. Enjoy these perks from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT on May 4, 5 and 6, 2012. Woot!

1st Anniversary Special Login Event
Event Period: 5/4/2012 – 5/6/2012

Be sure to show up in-game and stay for at least 1 hour per day on our anniversary weekend, and we’ll give you a gift. Hint: Each day is assigned a different reward.

Details:

  • Players will receive the following items if they stay logged onto the game with a character for 60 uninterrupted minutes on the designated date (rewarded per account). Time will be reset if the character logs out.

    5/4/2012 – Accessories Random Cube (Perm.)
    5/5/2012 – Ariel’s Ice Burner
    5/6/2012 – Fluorite Ore Exchange ticket

  • Flourite Ore Exchange ticket can be exchanged with Flourite Ore of any Lv. through Ariel. Ticket will be deleted after the event ends.

Cubes and Coupons!
Event Period: 4/25/2012 – 5/8/2012

We are giving out 1st Anniversary Coupons for crafting super special cubes. Stay logged in with your character for 60 uninterrupted minutes to receive one.

Details:

  • Players will receive 1st Anniversary Coupons when they are connected to the game for at least 60 uninterrupted minutes (given per account). Time will be reset if the character is logged out.
  • Use these coupons in combination with Alchemist Essences and an ED fee for crafting special 1st Anniversary Cubes.

Material 1

Material 2

Fees

Results

3 1st anniversary coupons

10 Alchemist Essences

10,000 ED

Ariel’s 1st Anniversary Cube

5 1st anniversary coupons

10 Alchemist Essences

30,000 ED

Luriel’s 1st Anniversary Cube

10 1st anniversary coupons

10 Alchemist Essences

50,000 ED

Camilla’s 1st Anniversary Cube

12 1st anniversary coupons

10 Alchemist Essences

100,000 ED

Helen’s 1st Anniversary Cube

  • The following items may be acquired from the 1st Anniversary Cubes.

Name

Contents

Ariel’s 1st Anniversary Cube

Resurrection Stone Cube (3ea), 10 Vigor Potions, 3 Magic stones

Luriel’s 1st Anniversary Cube

Resurrection Stone Cube (5ea), 10 Complete Recovery Potions, 3 Advanced Magic Stones

Camilla’s 1st Anniversary Cube

Resurrection Stone Cube (10ea), 10 Complete Recovery Potions, Ariel’s Magic Amulets Lv. 6

Helen’s 1st Anniversary Cube

Resurrection Stone Cube (10ea), 10 Complete Recovery Potions, Ariel’s Magic Amulets Lv. 7

*Unused Anniversary Cubes and resulting Resurrection Cubes will be deleted after the event.

1st Anniversary Cake! Nom Nom!
Event Period: 4/25/2012 – 5/7/2012

Ariel gets baking once more for this most special occasion. You can grab her 1st Anniversary Cake for only 100 ED! This item recovers 50% HP, and removes flame, poison, and curse. (Not tradable; Deleted after the event ends)

Cobo’s Elsword 1st Anniversary Coin Accessory Sale
Event Period: 4/25/2012 – 5/6/2012

Did you know that Cobo Bank made commemorative coins? Luriel will be selling special 1st Anniversary Coin accessories issued by Cobo Bank at 2,000,000 ED! (Tradable, sellable; face[top] accessory)

 

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Resist the Demon Invasion!

Heroes! Fight against the Demon’s Invasion!
Event Period: 05/09/2012 – 06/04/2012

Prove yourself a hero by defending Elrios from a demonic attack! Complete Ariel’s daily quest—find Demon Evidence by conquering The Gate of Darkness – and you will be well rewarded.

Invasion Times (PDT)
00:00 – 02:00
11:00 – 13:00
15:00 – 17:00
19:00 – 21:00

Details:

  • Rewards for Warriors – Complete the following quest from Ariel to get the reward.

Quest type

Quest

NPC

Clear condition

Reward

Limitation / Dungeon

Daily

Warrior of Demon Invasion Reward

Ariel

Collect 1 Demon Evidence
(May be obtained when a user clears the dungeon, The Gate of Darkness in any difficulty)

1 Demon’s Core Cube
1 Wyvern’s Scale Fragments

The Gate of Darkness

  • The Demon’s Core Cube may contain one of the following items.

Possible Reward for Demon’s Core Cube

Additional Damage Magic Stone

El Shard (Dark)

Reduced Damage Magic Stone

El Shard (Light)

Awakening Time Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Burning Master)

Health Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Freezing Master)

Awakening Charging Speed Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Poison Master)

Attack Speed Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Piercing Master)

Critical Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Petrifying Master)

Movement Speed Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Plague Master)

Accuracy Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Burning Piercing)

Evasion Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Burning Petrifying)

Jump Speed Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Burning Plague)

Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Freezing Piercing)

Advanced Magic Stone

Refined El Shard (Freezing Petrifying)

El Shard (Mystery)

Refined El Shard (Freezing Plague)

El Shard (Fire)

Refined El Shard (Poison Piercing)

El Shard (Water)

Refined El Shard (Poison Petrifying)

El Shard (Wind)

Refined El Shard (Poison Plague)

El Shard (Nature)

 

Wyvern’s Spoils
Event Period: 05/09/2012 – 06/04/2012

Fancy the Wyvern look? We hear it’s the upcoming fashion, so we’re giving out a cube of 30-day Wyvern accessories, which you might like to upgrade later on.

Details:

  • A Wyvern’s Cube will be given to your character via Mail in-game once you log on with it during the event period. It contains Wyvern’s Tail, Headgear, Hexacore, and Wings as 30-day accessories (with set options, no stats).
  • Wyvern’s Spoils Crafting List 1 – Collect Wyvern’s Scale Fragments. Use these to upgrade Wyvern’s accessories to permanent.

Crafting Materials

NPC

Crafting Result

Wyvern’s Scale Fragments (5 pieces)
Wyvern’s Tail (30 days)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Tail (Permanent)
Only with set options, no stats

Wyvern’s Scale Fragments (5 pieces)
Wyvern’s Headgear (30 days)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Headgear (Permanent)
Only with set options, no stats

Wyvern’s Scale Fragments (5 pieces)
Wyvern’s Hexa-Core (30 days)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Hexa-Core (Permanent)
Only with set options, no stats

Wyvern’s Scale Fragments (5 pieces)
Wyvern’s Wings(30 days)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Wings (Permanent)
Only with set options, no stats

  • Wyvern’s Spoils Crafting List 2 – Add item abilities to the permanent items by using Wyvern’s Potion, available for purchase at the Item Mall.

Crafting Materials

NPC

Crafting Result

Wyvern’s Tail (Permanent)
Wyvern’s Potion (1 piece)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Tail (Permanent)
With set options and item stats

Wyvern’s Headgear (Permanent)
Wyvern’s Potion (1 piece)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Headgear (Permanent)
With set options and item stats

Wyvern’s Hexa-Core (Permanent)
Wyvern’s Potion (1 piece)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Hexa-Core (Permanent)
With set options and item stats

Wyvern’s Wings (Permanent)
Wyvern’s Potion (1 piece)

Ariel

Wyvern’s Wings (Permanent)
With set options and item stats

  • Wyvern’s Spoils Item Exchange List

Exchange Items

NPC

Exchange Result
(Choose from List)

Wyvern’s Scale Fragments
(2 pieces)

Ariel

Demon’s Core Cube (1 piece)

Wyvern’s Scale Fragments
(2 pieces)

Ariel

Warrior of Demon Invasion
(Title / 30 days)

 

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GM Q&A Session on Twitter


Aren’t you just dying to know more about the Elsword Online GMs? What makes them giddy or gloomy? What makes them tick? Doesn’t thinking about them just keep you up at night? Well, the time has come to put your wonderings to rest, because we’re holding our very first GM Q&A Session over at Twitter! Just log on to your Twitter account, follow us if you haven’t yet, and ask away. GM Busty, GM Crow, GM Eunissy, and CO Cuddles will be available to answer your questions from May 21st to May 31st.

GM Q&A Twitter Session Guidelines:

  • You may tweet a general question for all the GMs, or address the question to a specific GM by typing the GM’s name at the start of your question. For example: “GM Crow – Who is your favorite character?”
  • Just want to say hi? Feel free to give us a shout out any time of the day and we will tweet personal shout outs back!
  • Please be advised that any inappropriate questions or comments will be deleted and will not be answered.

We’re ready for your piping hot tweets. Bring it!

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Guild Skills for Glory!

New Guild Skills have arrived! Check them out here and be sure to participate in the following events.

Guild Skill Events
Event Period: 05/23/2012 – 05/29/2012

Guild Skill Package for FREE!
Stay connected to the game for 60 minutes to receive an awesome Guild Skill Package.

Details:

  • Players will receive one Guild Skill Package when they are connected to the game for 60 minutes (one per account). Time will be reset if player changes characters.
  • Guild Skill Package contains the following items:
    • 1 Resurrection Stones (3 ea.)
    • 1 Guild Support Exchange Ticket
    • 1 Arch Devil Full Set Cube (1 day)
    • 3 Stamina Potions
    • 1 Skill Ring Cube (7 days)
  • Guild Support Exchange Ticket can be exchanged for one of the following items:
    • Magic Necklace Cube (7 days)
    • Skill Slot Change (7 days)
    • Nasod Prototype Goggles (7 days)
    • Ring of Fury (7 days)
    • Respawn Ring (7days)

Guild Support from COBO
Guild Masters! Log on to the game to receive useful guild items. Guild Masters will receive Greater Gnosis Blessing (5 GSP, 15 days) and Oblivion Pipe via in-game mail.

Play with your Guild!
Play the dungeon with one or more members from your guild to be able to receive the Glory of the Guild item as a dungeon drop. Collect as many of these as you can for a chance to win 500 K-Ching for all your guild members.

Details:

  • When a party has two or more characters from same guild, they can receive ‘Glory of the Guild’ as a dungeon drop.
  • The number of Glory of the Guild’s earned will be added up on check point days and the top 10 guilds with the most will be displayed on our Facebook wall or the Elsword website.
  • The Check Point Days will be at 00:00 on May 25th, May 28th, and May 30th.
  • At the end of the event, the number of Glory of the Guild’s collected will be counted amongst all guilds and the guild which has the most will win 500 K-Ching for all Guild Members. There are 3 Categories, separated by Guild Size, which can qualify for this prize:
    • Guilds with 51 members and above
    • Guilds with 21 to 50 members
    • Guild with 5 to 20 members

    (Guild size is based on the number of members in a guild by May 29th.)

  • Appreciation Gift to Participating Guilds: For Guilds which have more than 100 Glory of the Guild’s in total, the Guild master will receive the following items by in-game mail:
    • Guild Expansion Ticket
    • Greater Gnosis Blessing II (10 GSP, 15days)

 

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Preparing for Hamel

Pre-Hamel Events
Event Period: 05/30/2012 – 06/12/201

2X EXP Boost!
Elpeeps, it’s your chance to quickly get to Level 45 to be able to enter Hamel when it opens. Every weekend during the event period, players can earn 2X EXP only from 4:00 to 6:00 PM PDT (June 2, 3, 9, and 10).


Broken Pillars from Hamel
Pillars from the Hamel region were carried away after it was destroyed by a flood. Help find ‘Clues of Hamel’ from Broken Pillars lying around in dungeon fields and use them to open the ‘Hamel Support Cubes’.

Details:

  • Broken Pillars are located in all dungeon fields except Ruben. Players can find ‘Clues of Hamel’ from the Broken Pillar if they click the pillar (once every hour). However, they can only click the pillar three times a day.
  • All characters will receive all 4 Hamel Support Cube items through their in-game mail during the event period. Each cube must be opened with a certain amount of ‘Clues of Hamel’ items.
  • Any remaining ‘Clues of Hamel’ can be traded for other rewards when Hamel is released.
Hamel Support Cube Name Open Requirement Cube Contents
Hamel’s Volunteer Cube 10 Clues of Hamel Complete Recovery Potion (5 pieces)
Extreme Nasod Megaphone (5 pieces)
Hamel’s Warrior Cube 20 Clues of Hamel Gnosis Blessing (5 SP, 15 days)
Extreme Nasod Megaphone (5 pieces)
Exchange Coupon for Fluorite Ore
Hamel’s Guardian Cube 25 Clues of Hamel Premium Personal Shop Medal (15 days)
Exchange Coupon for Blessed Restoration Scroll
Gnosis Blessing (5 SP, 15 days)
Extreme Nasod Megaphone (5 pieces)
Hamel’s Hero Cube 30 Clues of Hamel Premium Personal Shop Medal (30 days)
Exchange Coupon for Blessed Restoration Scroll
Skill Return Medal (5 pieces)
Gnosis Blessing (5 SP, 15 days)
Special Accessory Random Cube (Perm. 1 piece)
Extreme Nasod Megaphone (5 pieces)

* The cubes will be removed after the event ends.


Help Repair the Velder Warship!
Elsword and the gang must first repair the wrecked warship in order to cross the waters to Hamel. Following the massive flood in Hamel, the warship parts drifted down to Elrios regions. Help collect and bring them to Ariel for the warship’s restoration.

Details:

  • Accept the quest from Ariel and find the materials to help repair the Velder warship!
Quest
Type
Quest Name NPC Clear Condition Reward Dungeon Drops
Normal / Continuous Help Repair the Velder Warpship! 1/3 Ariel Good Quality Wood (15 pieces) El Shard (Mystery)
(5 pieces)
All regions except Ruben and Henir’s Time and Space
Normal / Continuous Help Repair the Velder Warpship! 2/3 Ariel Good Quality Fabric (15 pieces) Advanced Magic Stone (5 pieces) All regions except Ruben and Henir’s Time and Space
Normal / Continuous Help Repair the Velder Warpship! 3/3 Ariel Strong Lumber Glue (20 pieces) Hamel’s Combat Support Cube,
Exchange Coupon for a set of +6 equipment
All regions except Ruben and Henir’s Time and Space
  • Hamel’s Combat Support Cube contains the following:
    • Fire Orbs Pouch
    • Nature Orbs Pouch
    • Water Orbs Pouch
    • Wind Orbs Pouch
    • Light Orbs Pouch
    • Dark Orbs Pouch
    • Light Spear (5 pieces)
  • Players can exchange the coupon for a set of +6 equipment items when Hamel arrives! Players will be able to choose between Level 22, 26, 30, 34, 42, and 46 equipment.

The El Water Pendant
The Ancient Canal in Hamel carried away broken shard pieces from the El Water Pendant. Help find the shards to re-assemble it.

Details:

  • Accept the quest from Ariel.
Quest
Type
Quest name NPC Clear condition Reward Limitation
Daily The El Water Pendant Ariel Clear dungeon 5 times with less than 20 Lv difference The El Water Pendant’s Shard
(1 piece),
[Event] Exp. Boost Medal (1 piece / 1 day)
All dungeons that let you earn EXP

 

Craft Results Craft Material (1) Craft Material (2)
The El Water Pendant
(1 piece / Permanent)
The El Water Pendant’s Shard (7 pieces) El Shard (Water) (5 pieces)
  • The El Water Pendant: Necklace Accessory (Resistance against freezing effect +30, Evasion +1%) – Users who have The El Water Pendant will have a chance to upgrade the item once more with another event quest after Hamel is released.
  • The upgraded pendant will have stronger stats (Resistance against freezing effect +60, Evasion +1%).

 

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