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World Events

World events are limited-duration special events. Some are holiday events, some are lore or world-building events. Some include or involve crafting, some reward house items.

Listed below are various world events that I track due to crafting components and/or house items. (Most of these events are now tracked on the Calendar that is tied to the forums.) The current and future events should also be found on the in-game calendar, but it is hoped that the articles linked below will be helpful.

Current/Upcoming Events!

Tinkerfest 2017 begins on July 20, 2017 and runs through August 2, 2017. The preview is still being fleshed out while this is in testing, but you can see the eye candy and such already.

Recurring Events

There are two events that occur once a month. In both cases, they will usually start at 12:01 a.m. Pacific on their designated start date, and end at 11:59 p.m. Pacific on the scheduled end date. (Basically, midnight to midnight, shifted one minute off to make it less confusing.) In both cases, there is only minor crafting involved, but many lovely house items that can be obtained.

The City Festivals run from the 1st through the 7th of each month, and will visit a different city every month. (In each location, the event should run outside the reach of the city guards, so that both good and evil folks can join in the event). This is where players can spend the city tokens that they earn from city (adventuring or crafting) writs.

Occurring on the 20th of each month and running for 2 days, is the Moonlight Enchantments event, also known as the "grotto" or "mushroom rings" event. If you are already familiar with the event, and just want details on the lovely house items:

Past Events - Can Still Craft

These events included items that can still be crafted, provided you scribed the recipes, and have the primary ingredient, which dropped only during the event.
  • Bristlebane Day 2017 ran from March 30 through April 13, with special events that occurred only on April 1.
  • Brewday ran from March 3 through March 17, 2017.
  • Erollisi Day ran from Feb. 9 through Feb. 21, 2017.
  • Nights of the Dead 2016 ran from October 6 through November 2, 2016.
  • Tinkerfest 2016 ran from July 21 through August 3, 2016
  • Bristlebane Day 2016 ran from March 25 through April 7, 2016.
  • Brewday 2016 ran from March 3, 2016 through March 17, 2016.
  • Erollisi Day 2016 ran from February 4, 2016 through February 17, 2016.
  • Nights of the Dead ran from November 8, 2015 through November 2, 2015.
  • Tinkerfest 2015 ran from July 17 through August 3, 2015.
  • Bristlebane Day 2015 ran from March 27 through April 9, with special 1-day-only events on April 1.
  • Brewday 2015 ran from March 5, 2015 through March 16, 2015
  • Erollisi Day 2015 ran from February 5 through February 18, 2015
  • Nights of the Dead 2014 ran from October 9, 2014 through November 3, 2014
  • Tinkerfest 2014 ran from July 25 through August 11, 2014.
  • Bristlebane Day 2014 ran from March 28 through April 10, 2014, with special one-day-only events on April 1.
  • Brewday 2014 ran from March 6 through March 17, 2014.
  • Erollisi Day 2014 is over but you may still craft the items.
  • Nights of the Dead 2013 ran from October 15 through November 11, 2013.
  • Tinkerfest 2013 ran from July 26 through August 13.
  • Bristlebane Day 2013 ran from from March 29 through April 11, 2013.
  • Brewday 2013 ran from Macrh 7 through March 18, 2013
  • Erollisi Day 2013 ran from Feb 7 through Feb 20, 2013
  • Nights of the Dead 2012 ran from October 11, 2012 through November 5, 2012
  • Tinkerfest 2012ran from July 29 through August 8, 2012. Those who purchased the recipes can craft the items throughout the year
  • Bristlebane Day 2012 ran from March 27 through April 9, 2012. Those who purchased the recipes can craft them throughout the year.
  • Brew Day 2012 ran from March 8 through March 19. If you purchased the recipes books, you can continue to craft these items.
  • Erollisi Day 2012 is over, but items can still be crafted
  • Nights of the Dead 2011 ran from October 13 through November 7, 2011. Want just the crafting notes, and not the preview on the quested/bought house items? - NoTD 2011 Crafting
  • Tinkerfest 2011 ran from July 29 through August 8. If you scribed the recipes and have some of the shiny tinkerfest cogs, you can still craft the items
  • Bristlebane Day 2011 is over, but, yep, you can still craft the items!
  • Brewday 2011 is over, but items can still be crafted.
  • Erollisi Day 2011 is over, but you can still craft the items from the various recipe books, if you have some of the love notes or hard candy.
  • Nights of the Dead 2010 ran from October 14, 2010 through November 8, 2010. Items can still be crafted if you scribed the recipes and have some of the candy drops
  • Tinkerfest 2010 is over, but you can still craft tinkered furniture if you scribed the books and can scrounge up some cogs!
  • Bristlebane Day 2010 Bristlebane loves grand pranks, but he also loves those halflings that he created, so this year the god of Mischief also included a few crafted goodies in the festivities. This event ran from March 30 through April 11, but you can craft year-round if you have recipes and the special ingredients.
  • Brew Day 2010 - a celebration in honor of Brell, this event is over, but if you have the recipes and the special ingredients, you can still craft these items.
  • Erollisi Day 2010 - this festival of Love is now gone for another year, but the items can still be crafted if you have the recipes and the drops
  • Tinkerfest 2009
  • Brewday 2009 (story-only)
  • Erollisi Day 2009
  • Erollisi Day 2008

Past Events - Can Only Craft on Special Equipment

These items can only be crafted if you have access to the Frostfell Crafting Stations

Events with No Crafting But House Items

  • Chronoportals 2017 ran from March 16 through March 23, 2017. Vendors continued to be available until the end of March 30th.
  • Chronoportals celebrating the anniversary of the orginal EverQuest ran from March 17, 2016 through March 24, 2016
  • The Chronoportals 2015 event ran from March 19 through March 26. While there is no crafting component, there are some lovely heirloom house items.
  • Malicious Threat prelude event ran from Aug. 13, 2015 to Sept 15, 2015 with a ton of buyables. (These items will return for the Sundered Ground prelude event as well.)

Random Other Events

  • Sundered Ground prelude event ran from September 24, 2015 to November 3, 2015, and rewarded an all-class recipe book for granite and sandstone building blocks.
  • Beast'r Eggs?! Thiis surprise event ran from April 13 through April 19, 2017. It involved not only 5 different fluff pets, but also an achievement and a title.

Created: 2009-09-17 02:25:28          
Last Modified By: Niami Denmother          
Last Modified on: 2017-07-07 11:54:30          

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