Mischief and merriment abound in Norrath as we celebrate the holiday of the Grand Prankster! This yearly world event will run on the live servers and Fallen Gate from March 28, 2019 through April 11, 2019. As usual, there will also be special one-day-only events on April 1 to celebrate Bristlebane's Highest of Silly Days. (The newest TLE server and the event PVP server that are launching on the 16th will not receive any of this event, but Fallen Gate gets the full content this year.)
This year's event will feature:
For those that are wondering, there IS a story knocking about in my brain, but I need to make it through the GU launch and recover a little before I attempt to write it out. (Update: Well, the Muse hasn't obliged yet. If the story finally surfaces, it will be as a separate article.
"a Bristlebane Day Merchant" in your home crafting society has added "Perfectly Serious Items to Craft X" to their offerings this year. You will find the following recipes within it:
|Eaten Apple Platter
||Eaten Fish Dinner
||Potted Vibrant Rubber Plant
|Stitched Leather Pillow
||Thicket Fir Armoire
||Thicket Fir Bench
|Thicket Fir Double Bed
||Thicket Fir Loveseat
||Thicket Fir Nightstand
|Thicket Fir Padded Chair
||Thicket Fir Stool
||Vibrant Blue Pillow
|Wide Woven Basket of Coin
The "a Bristlebane Day Merchant" in every home crafting society also sells various event items, including the following nine new offerings with all but the tiles having a cost in Fool's Gold tokens:
|Brilliant Blue Metal Square
|Emerald Imp Plushie
|Jovial Patchcraft Hopper Plushie
|Luminous Lemon Metal Square
|Petamorph Wand: Savage Treasure
|Squeaky Cockatrice (appearance item)
|Gryphon of a Different Color|
The gryphon, which can be turned into a house item, changes color every time you zone. Some of the tint changes are subtle, but lovely! (Note that right now it cannot be used as a flying mount appearance, and we've reported it in to be fixed.) Some of the color variations are as follows:
The new quest this year, "Pot of Luck" is from a trolless named "Zruk" in Enchanted Lands, and will offer you your choice of Fools Gold Coins or an heirloom "Unlucky Vulrich" house pet.
The "Bristlebane's Memories" red shiny collection returns this year. As with past years, Dreak's Tin Spike can be found in all (overland) city crafting society areas. The rest of the collection is only in the TS basement instances found in NQeynos (outside the Ironforge Exchange), and in WFreeport (behind the Coalition of Tradesfolke).
As mentioned above, the highest of High Silly Days is traditionally April 1. What does this entail?:
This year's April 1 celebration will see 3 new quest reward choice and one new collection. Three of the nine-piece collection pieces will be found in Qeynos/Freeport, three will be found in the Enchanted Lands, and three will be in Antonica/Commonlands.
|Marble Stone of Gygax
Quest: Riddled Throughout the Land
|Teal Stone of Chance
Quest: Riddled Again
|Sandstone of Arneson|
Quest: Riddled Yet Again
|Collection Reward: Squeaky Chicken|
Ocarinah did a quick preview video of the new April 1 items. Thanks again, ma'am!
Casdoe from the Maj'Dul server has updated her quest trackers to make it easier for you to track which alts have done which of the event quests, collections, achievements, etc. Bristlebane Day Quest Tracker in XLS form for those who want an editable spreadsheet and the Bristlebane Day Quest Tracker in PDF form for those who want to view the pdf version of the checklist. Thanks again!
Ocarinah has been kind enough to do preview videos for the new items. Full version house item preview and the short version. Thanks so much for doing these!!