Ruined Keeps, EV Crystals, and Gifts

Posted by Community | 2023 Aug 01 18:18 -0400 GMT
Ruined Keeps and EV Crystals return! We'd also like to offer our gratitude for your patience and understanding while we resolved recent stability issues.

Ruined Keeps

For a limited time, the merchant keeps of Caer Benowyc in Hadrian's Wall in Albion, Bledmeer Faste in Odin's Gate in Midgard, and Dun Crauchon in Emain Macha in Hibernia will revert to their 'ruined' state and will feature the following temporary changes:

  • Keep walls will remain destroyed keep gates and postern doors will remain open, and guards and other keep NPCs will not spawn
  • The Protection Obelisk will be disabled and unavailable
  • Solo quest objectives will return to the keep areas

Investigate Crystals on Ellan Vannin

The Ellan Vannin crystal gathering quest has returned for a limited time:

Aid your realm in investigating the cause of the breach by collecting  samples of the crystal formations found on Ellan Vannin.

This quest is repeatable, and awards 5,000 bounty points and 500 realm points (affected by bonuses) per turn in.

Adventurers should speak with the following NPCs to receive the gather quest:
  • Albion: Lady Idris in Catterick Hamlet
  • Hibernia: Yda Llonwy in Crair Treflan
  • Midgard: Fathor in Godrborg

Ywain Crash Acknowledgment

On Ywain, Level 50 characters on veteran accounts can now visit the King in their capital city’s throne room to receive a special gift - a small gesture of thanks for your patience during our recent downtime. This gift contains many surprises to suit the variety of players that makes DAoC so special!

Some notes and reminders:
  • You will need 3 free inventory spaces
  • Please remember that accounts can only have one MTX respec active at a time. If you should be awarded this item, it is recommended that you use it prior to obtaining your gift on other characters
  • This offering will be available through Friday August 4th, 2023