April 13th
Bush Whacker 2 is 6 Years Old! 
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Happy 6th Anniversary Bushwhackia!

Your friends in the Commons event area are up to something--and they need your help!

Be warned, this post contains SPOILERS for the event! You may want to play the first couple days of the event before reading these details!

The developers of Bush Whacker 2 are running the turn-in stations. Over the course of the event, you can find Typo Reports, Bug Reports and Suggestions in the bushes to turn in for event progress. Can you flood the poor developers with enough to earn the 100% Mosaic Piece?

Four daily quests will help you gain progress as well, starting with the quest for Gnome parts. The developer gnome quest has been updated with 8 more gnomes. Each completion will award you a random developer gnome and there are now 16 of us to collect. Note, if this is your first time doing the event, you'll get 2 gnomes per turn in.

Later on, there will be a daily quest to test your Bush Whacker knowledge with trivia questions, plus the return of Linus (from Halloween) who will have a sweet reward and of course, 6 years of whacking bushes has taken its tole, so it's best if you help to replant.

Do you have a favourite outfit from among the all the Custom Items over the years? Well, you can now show them off! Once you build the Costume Contest area, you can enter your favourite outfit and vote. New winners will be chosen daily, and will get a small treat.

Familiar friends, like Nate and Kaine, will also have quests as the event goes one.

New for 2018: We've added 2 new quests that will show up during the event, and in one you'll be helping out artist Georgia!

And what is an anniversary without cake? Not a very good one! A souvenir cake will appear on Wednesday April 18 at Noon PDT and be available to interact with until Monday April 23rd at Noon PDT.

Event Achievements -- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT

There are a total of ELEVEN possible achievements to earn in the Anniversary event.

Returning for 2018
Surprise!? - Help set up your own surprise party (Finish the set up and last-minute set up tasks.)
Support Ticket - Do a turn-in at each turn-in station.
Papers, Please - Do 50 turn-ins at each turn-in station.
Know Your Stuff - Complete the Trivia Daily Quest 5 times.
Lookin' Sharp - Enter the costume contest.
Best Buddies - Complete the event quests for Kaine and Nate. Fashion Critic - Vote 50 times in the Costume Contest!

New for 2018 Anniversary Mementos - Purchase all the 2018 Anniversary Event items.*
Gnomevelopers - Earn all 8 developer gnomes from the 2016 Anniversary Event.
Gnomevelopers 2 - Earn all 16 developer gnomes from the 2018 Anniversary Event.

If you spend Bush Bucks on the items from the previous event, you can earn this achievement.
- Celebrate Good Times - Buy all the 4th Anniversary Event store items.

*The Mini Golf piece isn't required to complete the Anniversary Momentos achievement.

Post your plans for the next year of adventuring with Bush Whacker 2 on the forums!

The event will run until Friday April 27th at Noon PDT!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Which developer gnomes are available?
    There are now SIXTEEN developer gnomes available. You can collect one at random each time you do the Gnome Parts daily quest. Note, if this is your first time doing the event, you'll get 2 gnomes per turn in.

  • Why do I want to help Linus daily?
    The more times you help him, the better your reward at the end of the event. His quest can be reset with the VIP power to reset daily quests.

  • Will this event repeat next year?
    Good question! We'll tell you next year!

  • How does the Costume contest work?
    You can enter the contest once per day. Once you've entered you cannot change your entry, so choose wisely. Throughout the day players can vote on other entries much like the screenshot contests from Halloween and the Spring Garden events. At midnight, the top 5 rated entries win, and a new contest begins! Winners get a unique title and an energy pack, but cannot enter the contest again for 3 days.

  • What adds to my event progress?
    Doing turn-ins at the 3 stations and completing quests for the NPCs in the area.

  • How can I find the turn-in station items?
    Just keep whacking bushes and critters. The Holiday Item Runes and Pets will help attract them as well or you can use a VIP Voucher or Token on the Event Drops boon.

  • Do I have to ask my friends to help with the turn-in stations?
    No, you don't have to. They just allow you to gain event progress faster.

  • When will the last quest unlock?
    The last event quest will unlock on April 24th.

  • 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.

April 13th
BW2: Change Log Apr 13, 2018 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Anniversary Event (April 13th, 2018)

- Revived and updated the two-week Anniversary Event!
- Added two new quests
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added more dev gnomes to craft!
- Added 3 new premium pets available from April 20th to April 23rd

- Moved past anniversary event achievements from Legacy category to new Anniversary category

- Can now send Bounty Bush Gifts to friends, which contains random energy, mana, power, and something special for the duration of the event. These items do not expire and function like the Wrapped Presents from Christmas.

- Added Blonde Bat Mount promo (free with BB purchase over $10; 30% more BBs over $5)

- Town Crier’s quest watch will now show quest cooldowns in days if the hours are >24 instead of > 100

- Made progress on the next permanent content update!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
April 6th
BW2: ALS Charity Drive 
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Hi Whackers,

In honor of Stephen Hawking's recent passing, we're running an ALS Charity drive this weekend.

Until Noon PDT on Monday April 9th, you can buy a unique pet in one of three different packs. All of Codename's share of the proceeds will be donated to ALS Canada, a charity dedicated to supporting Canadians living with ALS and investing in research to make ALS a treatable, not terminal, disease.

At the same time, there's a visitor in the Commons that needs your help with their limited time quest!
April 6th
BW2: Change Log Apr 6, 2018 
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Stephen Hawking Tribute (April 6th, 2018)

- Limited time Hawking tribute quest with a unique reward (April 6th-9th @ Noon PDT).

- Ran an ALS Charity Drive, where the proceeds from any of 3 Black Hole pet packs would go to ALS Canada.

- Fixed the Disenchant Runes and Combine Runes dialogs crashing if you had too many runes.

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
March 23rd
Egg-tastic BW2 Easter Event 2018 
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Happy Easter Bushwhackers!

The Easter Bunny is back in town to bring the friendly competition of his egg hunt! That's what Easter is all about, right? The yummy chocolate eggs!

Every 8 hours, you can compete against 4 residents of the Commons in the Easter Egg Hunt! Plus, after your first Hunt of the day, you can hide eggs to set-up for the next hunt and whack monsters to keep the fields safe for the children!

Having trouble winning? Why not use some bonuses, available from the shady character in the wizard hat in the Event Area. Boosts are available for purchase for Easter Tokens after you complete your first Egg Hunt of the event.

Help make the eggs with the three turn-in stations! With all the Unpainted Eggs, Dye and Wax, we can make some pretty egg designs!

Chef Elza will have her bevy of recipes for you to help her prepare to have an awesome Easter feast!

Speaking of Easter feasts, lambs are so very cute, aren’t they? Help Lambchop save her fellow fluffy lambs from ending up on Easter feast tables.

Grab Jelly Beans and Peeps every 20 hours for extra Easter progress and tokens! Plus, each of the turn-in station owners will have a bonus quest for you to complete, and you'll get to help the poor confused soul deal with Easter moving around.

You can help one character make a Chocolate Easter Egg, because who doesn't need more sugar? And you'll be able to make a custom hat! This year, you'll be able to get the hats for both genders for completing the quest for Hyatt the Hat Maker!

New for 2018:
The new quest this year involves clearing out some invasive bunnies....a lot of them. It starts tomorrow, Saturday March 24th, at Noon Pacific Time to give you time to finish it.

Plus, the World Wide Easter Egg Hunt has been updated for this year! You can find up to 80 Eggs, hidden in new spots, depending on your progress in the game.

Event Achievements -- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT

There are a total of EIGHTEEN possible achievements to earn in the Easter 2018 event.

Achievements Returning for 2018
Winner, Winner! - Win the Easter Egg Hunt. You can do it!
Greedy! - Win the Easter Egg Hunt with a perfect score.
Easter Feasting - Help the Chef prepare for the Easter feast!
Basket Weaving 101 - Complete the Easter Reeds quest 5 times.
Pro Egg Designer - Help 40 times at each of the Egg Stations.
Lambs against Lamb - Help Lambchop protest certain feast choices.
World Wide Hunter - Find 5 eggs during the World Wide Egg Hunt.
Chocolate Egg Maker - Help Edna make her own chocolate Easter eggs.
Hyatt's Hats Hustler - Help Hyatt unlock his passion for creating hats!

Added/Changed for 2018
Bunny Invasion! - Help save the bilbies by capturing invasive bunnies during the Easter event
Eggregious Purchases - Purchase all the 2018 Easter custom items.*
Egg Eagle Eye - Find all 80 of the eggs during the World Wide Egg Hunt [HARD! Requires most of the High Jungle content finished]

We also have 6 achievements from previous years which may be earnable by spending Bush Bucks if you missed getting them the first time around.

Easter Item Exodus - Purchase all the 2017 Easter custom items.
Easter Decorator - Purchase all the 2016 Easter custom items.
Gone Egg Crazy - Purchase all the 2015 Easter custom items.
Easter Token Finder - Purchase all of the 2014 Easter custom items.
Eggtacular - Purchase all the 2013 Easter custom items.
That's Not Fair! - Win the Egg Hunt while dressed as the Easter Bunny (2013 customization items: Rabbit Hat, Rabbit Nose and Bunny Cape)

*The Easter mini-golf piece is not included in the Eggregious Purchases achievement.

New 2018 Pet Packs:



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

The event will run until Friday April 6th 2018 @ 1pm PDT.

Plan your attack for finding all the Easter eggs here!

FAQ

How do I participate in the Easter Egg Hunt?
Talk to the NPC under the Easter Egg Hunt banner to be teleported to the hunting zone.

What do I do in the Easter Egg Hunt zone?
Click on all the crates, barrels, rocks and bushes trying to find as many eggs as you can. There are only 20 eggs hidden in all the doodads.

How do I get a perfect score in the Easter Egg Hunt?
You need to collect all 20 eggs - basically not letting any of the other hunters find any.

I’m too slow at the Hunt. How can I be better?
The NPC with the wizard hat in the event area of the Commons sells boosts for Easter Tokens. Speed up your character and distract the other hunters with his wares. Also, travel in a circle, starting in the area closest to where everyone else is being distracted. And don't click on the searchable items themselves, click beside them. Clicking on the item causes you to walk slower.

When will the last quest unlock?
All quests will be unlocked by the 10th day of the event.

What contributes to my 100% progress?
Turning in the Unpainted Eggs, the Dye and the Wax as well as completing the Easter Egg Hunt and the quests for the folks in the event area.

Why do I want to ask friends for help?
It increases the amount of progress you get from doing a turn-in.

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 the achievements available and how to get them?
Either on the holiday dialog, the achievements dialog, or on the blog.

When can I do the World Wide Easter Egg Hunt?
The World Wide Easter Egg Hunt starts on Easter Sunday - April 1st - and lasts for the rest of the event.

Where do I find World Wide Easter Egg Hunt Eggs?
Once the hunt has started, you can find eggs by clicking them in many of the zones in the world. Eggs are hidden behind rocks and trees and in tricky to access locations in normal zones, secret areas, and adventure zones all over the world. Not every area has an egg hidden in it. There are 75 eggs hidden throughout the world in total, but you'll need to be done most of the content in the game to find them all.
March 23rd
BW2: Change Log Mar 23, 2018 
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Easter Event (March 23rd, 2018)

- Updated Easter Event for 2018
- Added a new quest
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added 3 new pets available from March 30th to April 2nd
- Add 5 new eggs to the World Wide Easter Egg Hunt
- After helping Hyatt this year, you’ll be able to wear his hats in either gender

- Can now send Bunny Gift Baskets to friends, which contains random energy, mana, power, and something special for the duration of the event. These items do not expire and function like the Wrapped Presents from Christmas.

- Added 3 different Lionhead Rabbit promos (standard mount packs. Comes with Mount, Bush Bucks, Vouchers for Pristine Feeds and VIP Voucher.)

- Fixed the Mini Golf Hearts Tee not counting properly as a hole on your course.

- Made progress on the next permanent content update!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
March 9th
BW2: Change Log Mar 9, 2018 
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St. Patrick’s Event (March 9th, 2018)

- Updated the St. Patrick’s Event for 2018
- Added an all-new quest
- Made some minor changes to the Rainbow’s End Island area of the event zone
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added 3 new pets available from March 16th to 19th
- Can now send Patty’s Gift Pots to friends, which contains random energy, mana, power, and something special for the duration of the event. These items do not expire and function like the Wrapped Presents from Christmas.

- Added Bilberry Goat Mount promo (free with BB purchase over $10; 30% more BBs over $5)

- Made progress on the next permanent content update!

- Fixed various reported typos and quest descriptions. Keep the reports coming!
March 9th
BW2: 2018 St. Patrick's Celebration! 
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day Bushwhackers!

The Commons is greener than usual! That’s because the Commons Party Planning Committee is putting on a St. Patrick’s day party!

Unfortunately, the guests of honour seem to have gotten lost in the bushes. Go whack them up and help them find their way to the Event Area!

There are eight Leprechauns to whack up that will help you put on a rocking St. Patrick’s Day party! Every day the event goes on, the odds to whack them up gets larger, so you can get them all before it ends. Three of them will have turn-in stations for you to do and the others will have repeatable quests for you to do for event progress.

Unlocking throughout the event are previous year quest lines:

Mr. Keith is looking to put out his special brew again. Help him find the ingredients.

Seamus is in the mood to do some whacking of his own, but first he needs your help to make the perfect shillelagh.

Siobhan is throwing her version of an Irish Feast...but the dishes got lost in the bushes. Go find them for her!

Those poor snakes are tired of being whacked so often. Help their leader out by setting up his snake relocation program efforts.

Help Bree learn about Irish mythology!

New for 2018:

There's a new colour of Leprechaun showing up on the Rainbow's End Island....help them out when they do!

If you can complete the event, you'll earn this awesome 100% reward statue!



Event Achievements -- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT

There are a total of EIGHTEEN possible achievements to earn in the St. Patrick’s Day 2018 event.

Achievements Returning for 2018
Little Rascal - Capture a pesky missing Leprechaun.
More Little Rascals - Capture all of the pesky missing Leprechauns.
Destructive Behavior - Help 25 times at each St. Patrick's Station.
A Perfect Brew - Help Mr. Keith make his brew.
King of Clubs - Help Seamus make a Shillelagh.
Mythological Detective - You helped Bree learn about Irish Mythology.
Crafty Brewing - Help Alec Guiness brew the craftiest of St. Patrick's beers.

Added/Changed for 2018
Rainbow Cloud Island - Find all of the Clover Pots on the Rainbow's End Island.
Crock in a Haystack - Make a whoopsie on Rainbow's End Island and then make it better.
Pot o' Swag - Purchase all of the 2018 St. Patrick's Day event items.*

We also have 7 achievements from previous years which may be earned by spending Bush Bucks if you missed getting them the first time around.

My Leprechaun! - Whack a Leprechaun while dressed like Rainbow (Wearing custom items from 2014.)
My Rainbow! - Whack Rainbow while dressed like a Leprechaun (Wearing custom items from 2013.)
Patty's Purchases - Purchase all of the 2017 St. Patrick's Day event items.
Always Wearing Green - Purchase all of the 2016 St. Patrick's Day event items.
Lucky Purchase - Purchase all of the 2015 St. Patrick's custom items.
Rainbow Braid - Purchase all of the 2014 St. Patrick's custom items.
Green Pride Week - Purchase all of the 2013 St. Patrick's custom items.

* The St. Patrick’s mini-golf piece is not included in the Pot o' Swag achievement.

Pet Packs:

New 2018 Pet Packs:



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

This event runs until Friday March 23rd @ Noon PDT.

Post your comments and questions here!

FAQ

What are the different leprechauns?
You can whack up two types of leprechauns: hatted and non-hatted.
  • There are 8 hatted ones to find, 3 will unlock turn-in stations, and the other 5 will give you daily quests. You must manually whack these ones to capture them.

  • The non-hatted ones will drop items for you to turn into the turn-in stations. You can quick whack and mana whack non-hatted leprechauns when they appear if you wish. The non-hatted leprechauns will *always* drop some turn-in items, rather than just having a chance to.


How can I find the leprechauns?
Just keep whacking. You could whack them all up in a day if you wanted to. The odds to whack up hatted leprechauns will increase as the event goes on.

What adds to my event progress?
Turning in items to the Gold, Beer and Clover stations, and doing quests for folks in the event area.

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.

Why should I ask for friends to help boost turn-ins?
It increases the amount of progress you get from doing a turn-in.
March 2nd
BW2: Doggy Housing Crisis Community Quest 
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Hi Whackers!

The Bush Whacker community is needed once again! Someone bought way too many dogs in the past Year of the Dog sale, and they need some help sheltering them. See them on Amicus Isle before Noon PST on Monday March 5th for a limited time community quest!

Assuming you're all successful, you can pick up your reward from them any time before Wednesday March 7th at Noon PST.

Also, you can redeem the following code before noon on March 5th to get 2 FREE Large Energy Packs: PUPS-NEED-SHEL-TERS
March 2nd
BW2: Change Log Mar 2, 2018 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Doggy Housing Crisis Community Quest (March 2nd, 2018)

- Limited time community quest with unique rewards (March 2 to March 5th)
- All players gain rewards for completing the goal
- Individual players gain currency (dog bones) for completing the gathering quests
- Currency can be spent at special store for a couple unique items.

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