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February 17th
Idle Champion Spotlight: Solaak 

Face your foes with bravery and boldness, be confident in yourself and in those around you, and be smart enough to know when it's a losing battle, and you will gain the respect of Solaak the Drakewarden Ranger. This noble Kalashtar rides atop his mentor Tempest, a fearsome lightning drake, and the pair are always together both on the ground and in the air. And now they are together in the Idle Champions formation!

I. Solaak

    Being telepathic means Solaak knows who to trust, and sadly that’s not many people. But when the Kalashtar found the soul of a dragon trapped in a chasm, they formed a bond of trust like no other. Solaak now rides his dragon mentor, Tempest, into battle, and together they are unstoppable!

Solaak is a Support Champion who excels at ranged attacks, as well as aiding others who attack from a distance. Their shots are even more inspiring as he fires while riding his fierce dragon companion! Once unlocked, you can find this ranger in Slot 2 opposite Celeste.

II. Solaak's Stats

Race: Kalashtar Alignment: Neutral Good
Gender: Male Pronouns: He/They
Age: 22 Class: Ranger

STR: 14 DEX: 18 CON: 14
INT: 13 WIS: 15 CHA: 13

Role: Support

Eligible for Patrons: Mirt, Vajra, Strahd and Zariel

Slot: 2 (Celeste)

Dungeons & Dragons Solaak Marketing Gif

III. Solaak's Design

Our community is already familiar with the wonderful Gabe Hicks thanks to his appearance in Season 2 of A Familiar Quest. They have an extensive resume as a game designer, voice actor, cosplayer, and both player and GM for many livestreams. We were very excited to work together to craft a fully unique character, one that would join the Idle Champions Presents: Fury of the Black Rose cast as well as becoming a Champion in our roster!

The Drakewarden Solaak is a bit different from the usual Champion. Instead of fighting in the formation, Solaak rides his dragon companion Tempest into battle just behind the rest of the Champions. Meanwhile their pet pseudodragon Levits takes his spot in the formation in order to help pass along any positional formation abilities. With his custom-carved longbow in hand, Solaak fires a Knockback Strike at the closest enemy, damaging and pushing them away from the formation.

Their focus is on supporting other ranged Champions. He appreciates those Compatriots who also have a ranged base attack, and gains a Reach stack for each of those Champions in the formation. The bigger the stack, the bigger the damage increase for all ranged Champions! When an enemy is knocked back by any Maneuvers, the damage bonus he grants his Compatriots is increased. For each Reach stack Solaak has, he increases the effect of all outgoing positional formation abilities for all ranged Champions. And the more stacks they have, the greater the chance that ranged Champion base attack cooldowns will instantly reset.

Solaak can specialize in three different ways. If he is Unwavering then he will attack faster and increase the effect of Maneuvers. If they become Emboldened then his attacks will harm a small radius of enemies, and those hit will take additional damage. Or he can be a Confidant and add a Reach stack for each formation slot occupied by an escort. While they usually strike from the back of the formation, when the time for an ultimate attack is right Solaak and Tempest will fly over the battlefield. The drake's lightning breath scours his enemies, sending them flying back stunned!

IV. Solaak's Abilities

Basic Attack

  • Knockback Strike - Solaak fires an arrow at the closest enemy, dealing 1 hit and knocking it back a short distance.

Formation Abilities

  • Drakewarden - Solaak's pet pseudodragon Levits takes Solaak's slot in the formation while Solaak rides his drake companion, Tempest, into battle. He attacks from Tempest. If Levits is knocked out by enemies, Solaak and Tempest retreat from the battlefield until you change areas.
  • Compatriots - Solaak gains a Reach stack for each Champion with a ranged base attack in the formation (including himself). Each stack increases the damage of these Champions by 400%, stacking multiplicatively.
  • Maneuvers - The effect of Compatriots is increased by 25% each time an enemy is knocked back, stacking multiplicatively to a max of 50 stacks. Stacks reset when changing areas.
  • Critical Mass - Solaak increases the effect of the outgoing positional formation abilities of all Champions with a ranged base attack by 25% for each Reach stack he has, stacking additively.
  • Blitzing Barrage - Each time a Champion with a ranged base attack attacks, there is a 5% chance per stack of Reach that their base attack cooldown is instantly reset.


  • Unwavering - Solaak's base attack speed is reduced by 2.0 seconds. Additionally, the effect of Maneuvers is increased to 30% per stack.
  • Emboldened - Solaak's normal attack deals damage to all enemies in a small radius and all enemies hit take an additional 400% damage for 5 seconds.
  • Confidant - Each formation slot occupied by an escort adds 1 Reach stack for Compatriots.

Ultimate Ability

  • Tempest - Solaak flies over the enemies on Tempest's back while Tempest's lightning breath deal 1 hit of ultimate damage, knocking them back a medium amount and stunning all enemies for 5 seconds.

V. Solaak's Epic Equipment

Slot 1: Global DPS
Slot 2: Global DPS
Slot 3: Compatriots
Slot 4: Maneuvers
Slot 5: Ultimate Attack
Slot 6: Ultimate Cooldown

VI. Conclusion

Are you ready for this drakewarden ranger? Tell us how he's supporting your formation in a Community Q&A or Champion feedback post on the Idle Champions Subreddit, on the Steam forums, or on the Official Idle Champions Discord!

September 25th, 2020
BW2: Explorer's League Quest Part 6 

Hi Whackers!

Are you one of the dauntless Bush Whackers who has sniffed out all 20 Strange Tablets by taming the mysterious Pelorus Gryphi creatures in Part 5, and have completed up to The Cumulus Fields?

Then Josephine, the leader of the Explorer's League, would like to talk to you again. Talk to the Town Crier in the Commons, then seek her out on the fourth story of the Skyscraper to get started.

This new series of daily quests will challenge skills you learned long ago, and take you all over the lands of Bushwhackia in the process.

Note: Time Turner and Timey Wimey Watch trinkets will not work on the dailies this epic quest line.

Discuss this update on the forums!
March 27th, 2020
BW2: Generation 12 Pets are Here! 

Gotta find 'em all! A new selection of critters are now available to be your companions!

Those weirdly random abandoned eggs scattered all over Bushwhackia have been switched up and all new pets are ready to hatch when you accept the "Find an Egg" quest from Misty. She will also have all the Generation 12 eggs available to purchase for Bush Bucks during the "Find an Egg" quest.

Other changes to Misty and Hank for Generation 12:
  • Misty will no longer let players abandon Gen 11 pet eggs that they are hatching (they're now too rare). Only current generation pet eggs can be abandoned during hatching. Please note that if you're in the middle of hatching a pet, then that egg will still hatch into whatever pet it would have been before.

  • Generation 11 pet eggs can now be found in Quester's Satchels (with the same limitations as the Generation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 eggs, which will still be available in satchels as well.)

  • Hank now sells a random assortment of hatched level 1 Generation 12 pets (instead of Generation 11) for Bush Bucks in his pet store.

PAGAS changes for Generation 12:
  • Generation 12 pet eggs are available to buy with DNA in the PAGAS store, once you have hatched at least five Generation 12 pets. This include 9 unique variations of the new pets.

  • The Pet Progress dialog now includes Generation 12 pets. Another 19 new pets that all players can unlock!
New Achievements:
In addition to these new pets, there are 5 new achievements you can get for raising 10, 25, 50, 75, and 100 different pets to level 40!

And now, without further ado, the information you've all been waiting for:

Generation 12 Pets:
  • Coyote
  • Liger
  • Blue-Ringed Octopus
  • Flying Fish
  • Roadrunner
  • Raven
  • Black Bear
  • Eyesberg
  • Lurker
  • Snarky
Comment on the new additions on the forum!
July 9th, 2015
EB1 Nation Days 
Posted in Legacy Games.

Our Nation Days event is now live! (Better late than never!)

Earn Fireworks Tokens in eggs and then use them to shoot off fireworks on the event page to earn Patriot Points! If you've partaken in this event before, you'll start where you left off, so you can go after that last title or two that you might have missed!

This event will run until July 23rd 2015 at 11:59 PM PDT!
June 17th, 2015
Graduate with Bush Whacker 1 
Posted in Legacy Games.

All of the kids in Mrs. Robinson's class are taking their end of semester exams, and they need your help! Head to the new Examination Grounds north of the Carnival and offer your aid to Mrs. Robinson and her class! A new kid will need your help every few hours; help all six for a special reward! While you're at it, collect Shiny Red Apples for Mrs. Robinson herself. Collect enough, and you will earn a special event pet! This event will run until June 30th at noon PDT! If you completed this event before, then you may be able to collect duplicates of the house items, additional ribbons, as well as the pet if you missed it before. Good luck!
June 11th, 2015
EB2 Graduation Event 
Posted in Legacy Games.

It's time to help Mr. Monkey earn his PhD again! Collect study points as you play and use them to help him study up! Win graduation themed prizes for Mr. Monkey and a trophy item for your trophy room!

The event will run until Wednesday June 24 at 11:59 PM PDT.
June 4th, 2015
Egg Breaker 1 Graduation Event 
Posted in Legacy Games.

Our Graduation Event in Egg Breaker has started! Study up and then take exams to earn points towards graduation! Can you break your way to earn a Doctorate and win the coveted title Professor of Egg Breaking?

This event will run until Wednesday June 17 at 11:59 PM PDT!
May 11th, 2015
Spring Event in EB1 
Posted in Legacy Games.

The Spring event is now live in Egg Breaker! Find Spring Tokens and use them to grow plants for your scene. Plus you can post animals to your wall so your friends can get them.

The event will run until Friday May 29th @ 11:59 PM PDT.
April 1st, 2015
Easter in EB1 
Posted in Legacy Games.

The yearly Easter event has started up again! Collect all the different Easter egg designs by searching in your backyard! Good luck! The event will run until Tuesday April 14th at 11:59 PM PDT.
March 31st, 2015
Easter Time in BW1 
Posted in Legacy Games.

Can you believe it? For the FIFTH year in a row, someone has jumped the Easter Bunny and stolen all his Easter Eggs! Head over to Easter Meadow north of the Carnival to help the Easter Bunny and Investigator Kaine track down the bandits and recover the stolen eggs!

Our Easter event will run until April 14th at Noon PDT (at which point you won't be able to find any more Easter Eggs or clues), but you'll be able to turn in Eggs at the carnival until April 19th (at Noon PDT).