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December 12th
BW2: Christmas Time Is Here! Christmas Event 2019 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

'Tis the Season for Giving!

Get into the giving mood of the holiday season by tackling the Bushwhackia Christmas event.

You'll want to get started by heading to the event area in the Commons to meet up with the stranded elf and help him fix his teleporter. (It's delicate, OK?) Once you've got it operational, you'll be able to make the journey far to the North Pole where you'll find a bevy of characters who need your special skills to make the holiday celebrations work!

Your primary task will be helping the elves make presents by bringing them Candy Canes (that you find in bushes), but there is a veritable smorgasbord of holiday related quests to complete as well. All of these quests will unlock over the course of the event, with the last ones unlocking on Christmas Day.

Once you've found reindeer chow for the poor reindeer, then you can help out Santa by delivering a present to a random house daily.

New for 2019:
This year's update includes: a new Christmas tree for your ranch received from completing the Decorate Tree quest; a new Snowman companion from the Build a Snowman quest; another custom item for ice fishing; 4 new quests that unlock on Dec 22nd; and more!

Presents all Around!!

Here's the event that started the gifting tradition! Once a day, if you have excess tokens, you can send a Present to a friend! These presents will contain a random amount of gold, energy, mana, power and come with some other treats as well. If you want to send more presents in a day, it will cost you a few Bush Bucks. Talk to Sasha in the North Pole to learn more!


Sasha has the power to gift your friends!


Event Achievements - POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!!

There are a total of TWENTY-SIX possible Achievements to earn in the Christmas 2018 event:

Achievements Returning in 2019:
Apprentice Elf Helper - You've been responsible for at least one present!
Journeyman Elf Helper - You've been responsible for at least 20 presents!
Professional Elf Helper - You've been responsible for at least 50 presents!
Expert Elf Helper - You've been responsible for at least 50 presents from each Elf!
Santa Man - You've delivered a present to someone's house!
Diverse Santa - You've delivered a present to several houses!
Schoolyard Victor - You won 5 snowball fights!
Reindeer Herder - You've saved the reindeer 5 times!
Yay! Presents - You've opened a present from the Developers!
12 Days of Bushmas - You completed all 12 days of Bushmas!
Christmas Savior - You've helped all the citizens in need at the North Pole!
Snow-ho-ho! - You built yourself a snowman!
Well-arranged Caroling - Find all the special arrangements of famous Christmas carols. Sweater Weather - Buy one of Mrs. Claus' specialty sweater weather.
Grumpy Cocoa - You helped fix Grumpus a hot cocoa!


Added/Changed for 2019:
Stocking Stocking Stuffers - You bought all the 2019 Christmas event items!*
Burglar Burglar - You stole an item from the cluttered house!


We also have 9 achievements from previous year's events, which may be earnable by spending some Bush Bucks, if a player was not present during the initial years:

Santa Santa - You're practically Santa! (deliver a present while dressed as Santa)
Materialist - You bought all the Christmas 2012 event items!
Reverse Grinch - You've delivered a present dressed as a Grinch!
All The Toys - You bought all the Christmas 2013 event items!
No Returns Allowed! - You bought all theChristmas 2014 event items!
Season of Shopping - You purchased all the Christmas 2015 event items!
Winter Solstice Souvenirs - You purchased all the Christmas 2016 event items!
The Gift of Getting - You purchased all the Christmas 2017 event items!
Boxing Day - You purchased all the Christmas 2018 event items!


* The Christmas Mini Golf piece is NOT included in the Boxing Day achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

Note: The achievements Reverse Santa, Reverse Santa 2.0, Napping Nate Nabber, The Gift of Taking, Naughty Nabber, and Perks of the Job are not available during the 2019 event.

Mount Packs

New 2019 Mounts!



New mounts are available from Dec 12th to 16th!
The Flying Reindeer mount comes free with your first purchase of 100 Bush Bucks or more!
The Magic Reindeer and Nightmare Reindeer are in packs containing 100 Bush Bucks, 10 Pristine Feed Vouchers, and a VIP Voucher!

Pet Packs

New 2019 Pet Packs:



COMING SOON! Keep an eye out for the sale pop-up!

Other Pets available**:

2012 Reindeer - The pet for getting 100% in the 2012 Christmas Event (available for Bush Bucks.)
2013 Reindeer - The pet for getting 100% in the 2013 Christmas Event(available for Bush Bucks.)
2014 Reindeer - The pet for getting 100% in the 2014 Christmas Event(available for Bush Bucks.)
Snowman - Earned for completing a specific quest in this event.

** Note that these four pets start out as ranch items only, and can be converted to real pets by talking to Hank the Farmhand in the Commons (once you've built the stables)

Share the holiday spirit on the forums!

The Christmas event will run until Monday December 31st at Noon PST (8pm GMT.)
December 12th
BW2: December 12th, 2019 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Christmas Event 2019 Update (December 12th, 2019)

- Updated Christmas Event
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added new snowman pet and christmas tree quest rewards
- Added new item to fish up from the ice fishing hole
- Added new item in leftmost dev present
- Added a new gift to steal from the Cluttered House
- Added 3 new pets available from Dec 20th to 23rd
- Added Flying Reindeer mount available in Bush Bucks sale from Dec 12th to 16th
- Added Magic Reindeer and Nightmare Reindeer mounts in standard mount packs from Dec 12th to 16th

- Reduced friend purge threshold from 200 to 50.

- Reduced difficulty of the Skerbak Reaction Trial.

- Rotated pets in the Amicus store: Ghost & Gelatinous Cube now available.

- Can now buy Soccer Net ranch items from the ranch store after you’ve bought it from the Summer Sports event.

- Renamed the two Glitch ranch items to Glitch Companion and Glitch Teleporter for clarity.

- Worked on the Salt Desert Quest Hub. Sorry for the wait!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
November 29th
BW2: Extra Life Charity Drive Success! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.
Tags: bw2, extra, life.

To all of you who donated to our Extra Life campaign: Thank you. It was a both fun and exhausting, but above all we've raised over $10,000 USD to help sick and injured kids.

Of that, the Bush Whacker 2 team was able to raise over $1000 USD! We had four goals that each unlocked a corresponding coupon code, and your generous donations have unlocked 3 of them! Redeem them before January 1st, 2020:

Goal Code Effect
$200 EXTR-ALIF-E019-0200 1 Cake, which restores 75% of your maximum energy!
$500 EXTR-ALIF-E019-0500 1 Pristine Feed Voucher!
$1000 EXTR-ALIF-E019-1000 1 Unique DNA!
$1500 Locked 50 Bush Bucks
November 15th
BW2: Thankful Thanksgiving Event 2019 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Thanksgiving Time!

The residents of The Commons are preparing for a massive feast to celebrate the end of harvest season, and of course they need your expertise at finding things in bushes!

First and foremost, it's all about helping the chefs fill their food stations to the brim - and beyond. There's three of them for three types of meals, so you'll be collecting Meat, Veggies and of course Desserts to feed the hungry masses of Bushwhackia! Can you make all the Pristine Food? Keep doing turn-ins to achieve it!

On the subject of food - four of the guests have promised they would bring a dish to share, but they've forgotten ingredients.

And then, there's the problem of the Turkeys. Apparently, they need to be rescued in some fashion, so you'll need to get on that. You have the whole event to complete it.

Once again we're celebrating other harvest festivals around the world and hosting an inflatable surprise. They'll unlock as the event goes on. And tune later in the event for a parade!

Of course, it wouldn't be Thanksgiving without the Black Friday questline introduced in a previous year, and a fridge to store all those leftovers!

Event Achievements - POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!!

Achievements Returning in 2019:
  • Special Order - You helped all of the people prepare their special dishes.
  • Master of the Ways - You have helped cook each dish excellently for the pristine table.
  • Short Order Cook - You've helped prepare one of each dish.
  • Turkey Lover - You saved enough turkeys to guarantee survival. This year.
  • Historical Detective - You helped Bob the Historian investigate the Pilgrims.
  • Family Matters - You brought all of Brock's family together for Thanksgiving.
  • Parade Enthusiast - You watched the Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • Fridge Fix-Up - You helped Fatima fix an old fridge and move it your ranch.
  • Thorough Taste Testing - You helped out Miss Mei enough to try all the different daily side dish samples.
  • Fattened Feathered Friend - Help Nate fatten up his turkey.
Added/Changed for 2019:
  • Stuffed Shopper - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2019 items.*
We have 7 achievements from previous years' events, which may be earned by spending some Bush Bucks if a player was not present during the original years:
  • Thankful Decorator - You bought all the house items from the 2012 Thanksgiving Event.
  • Thankful Dresser - You bought all the player items from the 2012 Thanksgiving Event.
  • Thankful Shopper - You bought all the 2013 Turkey Day items.
  • Black Friday - You bought all the 2014 Thanksgiving items.
  • Thanks For The Stuff - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2015 items.
  • Grateful Expenditure - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2016 items.
  • Feastful Frittering - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2017 items.
  • Banquet Blowout - You purchased all the Thanksgiving 2018 items.
* The Mini Golf piece is NOT included in the Banquet Blowout achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

Pet Packs:

2019 Pets -- Available in Packs! COMING SOON!



The event will run until Friday November 29th at Noon PST!

Give thanks and feedback here!
November 15th
BW2: November 15th, 2019 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Thanksgiving Event 2019 Update (November 15th, 2019)

- Updated Thanksgiving Event
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added a new fridge to collect in Fatima’s quest
- Added 3 new pets available from Nov 22nd to 25th
- Added Autumn Fox mount available in Bush Bucks sale from Nov 15th to 18th

- Added Lunar Fox and Rockstar Fox mounts in standard mount packs from Nov 15th to 18th

- Adjusted the speed bonuses of the Gold Unicycle to 50%, and the Black Bicycle, Blue Bicycle, Pink Bicycle, White Bicycle to 40%.

- Fixed a waterfall in the Stratus Incline that wasn’t animating.

- Extra Energy, Mana and Power Pomes will be removed from your inventory next time you return to the Commons.

- Worked on the Salt Desert Quest Hub. Sorry for the wait!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
November 12th
BW2 2019 Halloween Mansion Contest Winners 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

We've chosen our 2019 Halloween Decoration Contest Winners! If you weren't aware, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners are picked by the whole Codename Entertainment studio, while Community Choice was voted on by you, the wise Whacker community! Our top three choices earn 250, 200, and 150 Bush Bucks respectively, while the Community Choice takes home a cool 50 Bush Bucks.

Without further ado here are your winners:

Facebook Winners


1st Place
Jacek Grodzki

2nd Place
Heather Spencer

3rd Place
Corinne Bergman

Community Choice
Becky Harrell

Kongregate Winners


1st Place
mdjoyce

2nd Place
bush48

3rd Place
LilacRoseD

Community Choice
MarciXIII

Armor Games Winners


1st Place
Fenrir025

2nd Place
abner69

3rd Place
AdrianneOfDorne

Community Choice
Spuzzem

Codename Games Winners


1st Place
Flybaby

2nd Place
jelab

3rd Place
ElsaStar96

Community Choice
Swenlo



Congratulations again to all our winners! Your Bush Buck prizes have been added to your accounts!
October 18th
BW2: Halloween Event, 2019 Edition! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Halloween is Coming to Bushwhackia!

Who doesn't love a good haunted mansion? Well, that's what Halloween in Bushwhackia is all about! But to decorate your very own, you need to do what you do best! Go out into the world and whack bushes to find Pumpkins. Once you have found a patch of pumpkins, you can buy decorations from Glenda outside the mansion, or from the "Store" button while you're in Build Mode inside. Once you feel you've got enough, start laying out your design inside. (You can also purchase the same decorations for Bush Bucks from the Cop in the event area.)

You do not have to place all your collected decorations on display in the Mansion in order for them to count towards "Halloween Collector," they will count so long as they are within your haunted house inventory.

The goal is to scare the 8 children standing in front of the house, all of varying levels of bravery. The more you scare them, the more candy you'll earn in return. And you're going to want that candy so you can trade it for the custom items at the event store! You can try scaring them every 20 hours after you scared them the first time.

Glenda the Good Witch isn't just for buying decorations with Pumpkins. You will also be getting several quests from her throughout the event for special interactive decorations. As you complete each of her four quests, you can request help from your friends* by talking to the Construction Worker to increase the decoration's scariness.

The Haunted Mansion Photo Contest will be starting soon!

Gotta Collect them all!

What can possibly make your house scarier? How about some Creatures which wander around your mansion! Each creature will become available for a set amount of dates which you can then request from friends* by talking to the the Cop.

Creatures are available on the following schedule:
Black Cats - AVAILABLE at Event launch, UNTIL Sun Oct 20, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Witches - AVAILABLE Sun Oct 20, Noon PDT UNTIL Tues Oct 22, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Zombies - AVAILABLE Tues Oct 22, Noon PDT UNTIL Thurs Oct 24, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Bats - AVAILABLE Thurs Oct 24, Noon PDT UNTIL Sat Oct 27, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Spiders - AVAILABLE Sat Oct 26, Noon PDT UNTIL Mon Oct 28, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Ghost Butler - AVAILABLE Mon Oct 28, Noon PDT UNTIL Wed Oct 30, 11:59:59 AM PDT
Franken-Dogs - AVAILABLE Wed Oct 30, Noon PDT UNTIL the Event End

*The Sparkly Vampire is still available for Bush Bucks if you want it in your haunted house.

Candy! Candy! Candy!

To buy the custom items, you need your Candy! Not only do you get it from scaring those insolent little kiddies, you also net some from completing the various quests given to you by the Halloween NPCs hanging out in the event area!

Plus from Thursday October 31st until the end of the event, you can hunt down denizens of Bushwhackia and Trick-or-Treat with them for Candy goodness! There will be a spooky character standing in front of a pile of Candy in each of the major areas! So 1 in the Mysterious Forest, 1 in the Shady Detour, etc. NPCs have been added up to the Salt Desert!

New for 2019:
We've added five new quests for this year! Enjoy!

Event Achievements - POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT!!!

There are a total of 19 possible Achievements to earn in the Halloween 2019 event:

Achievements Returning in 2019:
  • Mansion Maniac - Get 50 decorations for your Haunted Mansion!
  • Little Kid Spooker - Scare 4 kids in you Haunted Mansion
  • Scarred for Life - Scare all the kids in your Haunted Mansion!
  • Trick or Treat - Go Trick or Treating on or after Hallowe'en!
  • Costume Quest - Complete the Costume Quests
  • Year Round Scares - Completed the Moulder Most Foul
  • Pumpking - Grow a very large Pumpkin.
  • There's a Skeleton in Us All - Help The Bone Doctor build and animate a skeleton for Halloween!
  • Hallowe'en Collector - Have at least 40 unique decorations in your H. M.! (formerly Halloween Completionist)
  • Craven Candies - Find each trick-or-treaters favourite candy
Added/Changed for 2019:
  • Creepy Collectables* - Purchase all the 2019 Halloween Event items.
We have 8 achievements from previous year's events, which may be earnable by spending some Bush Bucks, if a player was not present during the initial years:
  • Spooky Home Decorator - get all house items from the 2012 Halloween Event!
  • Year-round Cosplayer - Get all player items from the 2012 Halloween Event!
  • Candy Spender - Purchase all the Halloween 2013 items!
  • Spooky Purchases - Purchases all the 2014 Halloween Event items.
  • Halloweenie - Purchase all the 2015 Halloween Event items.
  • All Hallows' Items - Purchase all the 2016 Halloween Event items.
  • Scary Swag - Purchase all the 2017 Halloween Event items.
  • Ghastly Grabs - Purchase all the 2018 Halloween Event items.

*The Halloween Mini Golf piece is NOT included in the Creepy Collectables achievement, and therefore it is not required to purchase it.

Grab Your Spooky Companion for Bush Whacking!

Pet Packs for 2019- COMING SOON!

Post your Halloween scariness and questions on the forum!

The event will run until Friday November 1st at Noon PDT!

Have a treat! Redeem SPOO-KTAC-ULAR-2019 for 1 Large Energy Pack. Valid until the event end.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I find the Pumpkins?
    Just keep whacking. The Holiday Item runes and pets will help attract them as well.

  • How do I decorate my Mansion?
    You need to whack up Pumpkins. You can buy decorations from Glenda in the event area, or from the Store when you're in Build mode inside the Mansion. Once you have decorations, you can place them like you're decorating your ranch using Build mode.

  • How do I scare the Kids?
    Just keep buying decorations and getting friends to up the scare level of your interactive decorations. As your event progress increases, you will scare the kids more and more. As well, when you reach a certain level of scariness, the kids will elect to no longer tour your house.

  • Does the Timey-Wimey watch or Time Turner affect the Kids?
    No, the kids do not have quest cooldowns, so trinket effects that work for quests will not apply to them.

  • What adds to my event progress?
    Making your mansion as scary as possible by buying decorations (but you don't have to place them all.)

  • Do I have to do the achievements?
    No. Completing the goals for the achievements is totally optional. You get either a large energy pack or a title for your character from them, no event progress.

  • Where can I see all the achievements available and how to get them?
    Either on the holiday dialog, the achievements dialog, or on the blog.

October 18th
BW2: October 18th, 2019 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Halloween Event 2019 Update (October 18th, 2019)

- Updated Halloween Event
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added 2 new quests
- Added 4 new Haunted House items, one is crafted in a quest
- Moulder Most Foul quest unlocks later and requires completion of all 6 duty quests
- Daily All Hallows’ Treat Bag costs Pumpkins instead of Candy
- Added 3 new pets available from Oct 25th to Oct 28th
- Added Werepire mount available in Bush Bucks sale from October 18th to 21st
- Added Undead Werepire and Dark Werepire mounts in standard mount packs from October 18th to 21st

- Fixed the Bush Buck icon on some store items sticking around when scrolling through the ranch store

- Must now complete the Cliffs of Korak before the Meet in the High Jungle quest becomes available. (Thanks, Anubischick!)

- Worked on the Salt Desert Quest Hub. Sorry for the wait!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
October 11th
BW2: October 11th, 2019 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Coffee Break Charity Results & Variants Pet Sale (October 11th, 2019)

- This year’s Coffee Break charity drive raised over $1,000 USD for the Alzheimer's Society of BC. This organization provides aid to people and families suffering from the disease. Give yourselves a pat on the back!

- Running a Variants Pet/Mount Sale:
- Available from October 11th to 17th.
- 3 new pets or mounts available for Bush Bucks each day, 20% off
- Added Blonde Hedgehog companion available in Bush Bucks sale from October 11th to 17th.
- Georgia(‘s NPC) will be in the event area during the sale to keep you up to date.

- Installed tool that will gradually correct the server clock over the next day or so (it’s been off by a lot for a long time now!).

- Worked on the Salt Desert Quest Hub. Sorry for the wait!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
October 4th
BW2: October 4th, 2019 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Fairly Mischievous Fairies Limited Time Quest (October 4th, 2019)

- Added the Fairly Mischievous Fairies limited time quest:
- Available from October 4th to 7th.
- 3 quests unlock over the weekend.
- Unique store to buy items from.
- Can buy new fairy companions for Bush Bucks, cheaper than the regular companion Bush Buck price!

- Actually fixed creatures/pets with fancy animations not loading into the right animation.

- Adjusted Shady Forest and Cliffs of Korak map nodes so their red flags aren’t obscured.

- Worked on the Salt Desert Quest Hub. Sorry for the wait!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!