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April 26th
Idle Champion Spotlight: Diana 
Posted in Idle Champions.

"There must be something we can do!"

With gold medals in gymnastic competitions and an outstanding horseback rider, Diana has plenty of agility and strength. These skills served her well as she traveled across the magical and dangerous world of Dungeons & Dragons! She's brimming with confidence and bravery, and is always ready to help when her friends are in need.

I. Diana



    Diana was already a formidable gymnast when she and her friends were transported to the magical world of Dungeons & Dragons. Diana wields her Javelin Staff with determination and courage, harnessing its potent magic to triumph over countless obstacles. The confidence of this outspoken athlete propels her friends forward in their quest to return home.

Diana is a Support and Speed Champion who comes from the Dungeons & Dragons Cartoon from the 1980s. Diana’s flexible support ability provides the choice to buff Dexterous champions, young Champions, or Champions with low ability score totals. She also speeds up your progress by increasing the transition speed between areas. Once unlocked, she's a quick swap with Makos in seat 9!

Check out our Champion Spotlight Video embedded below for a quick overview of Diana's abilities, and read on to get all of the details!

II. Diana's Stats

Race: Human Alignment: Lawful Good
Gender: Female Pronouns: She/Her
Age: 14 Affiliation: Saturday Morning Squad Class: Monk

STR: 12 DEX: 16 CON: 12
INT: 11 WIS: 13 CHA: 11

Role: Support, Speed

Eligible for Patrons: Mirt, Elminster (available until May 1st 2027)

Slot: 9 (Makos)




III. Diana's Abilities

Basic Attack

  • Javelin Staff - Diana swings her staff at a random enemy.

Formation Abilities

  • Javelin Staff - Diana's base attack, Javelin Staff, knocks around enemies she hits based on where she is positioned in her column in the formation.
    Projectiles:
    • Top of Column: Knock back and towards the top of the screen a short distance; the enemy targets the nearest Champion after being knocked back.
    • Single Slot Column: Knock back a medium distance.
    • Middle of Column: Knock towards the formation a short distance.
  • We'll Be Right Back - Diana increases the speed of area transitions by 50%.
  • Electrum Chest Scavenger - Diana can help scavenge up to (20 + 0.5/day) additional Electrum Chests when killing bosses. While this cap is not reached, Diana has a 0.5% chance of scavenging 1 Electrum Chest each time a boss is defeated. The cap increases by 0.5 every day.

Specializations

Diana's first Specialization determines which Champions she supports.
  • Inspire: Acrobatic Assault - Diana increases the damage of all Champions with a DEX of 15 or higher by 100%.
  • Inspire: Modest Might - Diana increases the damage of all Champions with a total ability score of 78 or less by 100%.
  • Inspire: Fledgling Fury - Diana increases the damage of all Champions that are 20 years old or younger by 100%.
Diana's second Specialization determines how Diana prefers to build the rest of the formation.
  • Ensemble Cast - Diana increases the effect of her Inspire specialization choice by 100% for each Champion it affects, stacking multiplicatively.
  • Spotlight Episode - Diana increases the effect of her Inspire specialization choice by 140% for each Champion it does NOT affect, stacking multiplicatively.

Ultimate Ability

  • Javelin Staff Throw - Diana throws her staff, which spins and bounces around the battlefield hitting up to 10 random enemies, dealing ultimate damage and stunning each of them for 5 seconds. If there are less than 10 enemies, the staff can hit each enemy multiple times.

IV. Diana's Epic Equipment



Slot 1: Global DPS
Slot 2: We'll Be Right Back
Slot 3: Inspire Specializations
Slot 4: Ensemble Cast and Spotlight Episode
Slot 5: Ultimate Damage
Slot 6: Ultimate Cooldown

V. Diana's Adventure Variants

Acrobat! - Stop the Modron March from crushing Waterdeep under its mechanical heel with Diana!
  • Diana starts in the formation. She can be moved but not removed.
  • You may only use Champions that have a Dexterity of 15 or higher, an age of 20 or less, or total ability scores of 78 or less.
  • Getting to know Diana: Diana's first specialization selects the types of Champions she buffs. Choose the buff that is best for your formation!
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 75.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 250.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 600.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1200.

Child of the Stargazer - Stop the Modron March from crushing Waterdeep while protecting Kosar!
  • Diana starts in the formation. She can be moved but not removed.
  • Kosar joins the formation.
  • If Kosar is defeated, you automatically fail the area.
  • Kosar cheers on Diana, reducing her base attack cooldown by 50%.
  • Getting to know Diana: Diana can use her Javelin staff to push monsters around. Can you figure out how to best protect Kosar?
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 125.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 350.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 800.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1400.

Not That Guy Again! - Stop the Modron March from crushing Waterdeep under the command of Venger!
  • Diana starts in the formation. She can be moved but not removed.
  • Excluding Diana, only the youngest Champion, the most Dexterous Champion, and the Champion with the lowest total stats can deal damage. Diana can also deal damage.
  • At the start of each Boss area, Venger arrives on his nightmare as an additional boss that must be defeated.
  • Getting to know Diana: Depending on the supporting Champions in your formation, pick either Ensemble Cast or Spotlight Episode to really boost Diana's buffing power!
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 175.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 450.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 1000.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1600.

VI. Conclusion

The Saturday Morning Squad now has their powerful acrobat in the party! How much have you valued having Diana in your formations? Let us know!
April 25th
Idle Champion Reintroduction Spotlight: Gromma 
Posted in Idle Champions.

We've learned a lot in the last seven years of creating Idle Champions, and the game has grown and changed quite a bit. But it's nice to know that even our oldest Champions are still doing good work in their formations. That doesn't mean they don't deserve a bit of a makeover, especially when we're talking about the second event Champion to arrive in the game! This versatile tortle has patiently waited for the youngin's to finish their fun, so now it's time to introduce the new and improved Gromma Nander!

I. Gromma



    Extremely elderly for a Tortle, Gromma Nander grew discontent with her secluded life after giving birth to her offspring. Once they were old enough to fend for themselves, she ventured back out into the world to learn as much as she could about the strange creatures that inhabit it. Gromma is a wise and inquisitive Tortle who is quick to friendship but slow to trust. She carries a pouch of smooth colored stones that she has collected on her journey and walks with the aid of a battle-worn spear.

Gromma is a DPS, Support and Tanking tortle who has learned how to be flexible enough to take on almost any role in the formation. She has a soft spot for "the youngins" and does her best to assist anyone younger. She's found a comfy spot in Seat 3 opposite Nayeli.

Check out our Champion Spotlight Video embedded below for a quick overview of Gromma's abilities, and read on to get all of the details!

II. Gromma's Stats

Race: Tortle Alignment: Lawful Neutral
Gender: Female Pronouns: She/Her
Age: 80 Affiliation: None Class: Druid (Circle of the Land)

STR: 14 DEX: 10 CON: 18
INT: 12 WIS: 17 CHA: 13

Role: DPS, Support, Tanking

Eligible for Patrons: Vajra, Zariel, Elminster (available until May 1st, 2027)

Seat: 3 (Nayeli)




III. Gromma's Abilities

Basic Attack

Gromma's normal attack can change based on her specialization. She starts with Slow and Steady and changes to Melf's Acid Arrow if the Melf's Acid Arrow specialization is chosen.
  • Slow and Steady (Melee) - Gromma Nander, moving faster than you would expect for an 80 year old Tortle, stabs the closest enemy with her spear.
  • Melf's Acid Arrow (Magic) - Gromma shoots a bolt of acid at the nearest target.

Formation Abilities

  • Hardened Shell - Gromma has a hardened shell, reducing effects of the Overwhelm debuff by 25%.
  • Grandmotherly Love - Gromma increases the damage of all other heroes proportional to their age. The buff starts applying to each Champion at 100%, and for every 10 years younger than 100 that Champion is, the buff on them is increased by 100%, stacking multiplicatively.
  • Ancient Heroism - Gromma increases the health of all other Champions by 25% of her max health.
  • Runnin' With The Youngin's - The effect of Grandmotherly Love is increased by 50% for each Champion in the formation younger than Gromma, stacking multiplicatively.

First Specializations

  • Circle of the Mountain - Gromma increases the damage of Neutral Champions (on the Good/Evil axis) by 5% for each enemy that has spawned and boss enrage stack in the current area, stacking multiplicatively and capping at 100.
  • Circle of the Arctic - Gromma now casts Sleet Storm on enemies she attacks, causing her targeted enemy, and all nearby enemies, to take 400% additional damage from all attacks.
  • Circle of the Swamp - Gromma's damage is increased by 400% of the highest Grandmotherly Love buff she's applying to another Champion in the formation.

Second Specializations

  • Stoneskin - Increase the effect of Hardened Shell by 100%. Enemies that attack Gromma are impaled by her spiked shell, instantly taking 10 seconds of BUD damage.
  • Entanglement - The effect of Gromma's chosen Circle specialization is increased by 100%, and enemies damaged by Gromma have their movement speed and attack speed halved.
  • Melf's Acid Arrow - Replaces Gromma's base attack with Melf's Acid Arrow, changing her into a magic attacker. After hitting its target (dealing damage) the arrow explodes, damaging its target (again) and all nearby enemies for an additional 5 seconds of BUD damage.

Ultimate Ability

  • Wall of Stone - A wall of stone bursts up out of the ground under a random enemy. The targeted enemy and any enemies in the column that the wall appears in take damage and are knocked backwards. The wall lasts for 15 seconds, and for that time enemies cannot pass it.

IV. Gromma's Epic Equipment



Slot 1: Runnin' With The Youngin's
Slot 2: Global Damage
Slot 3: Grandmotherly Love
Slot 4: Specializations
Slot 5: Ultimate Attack Damage
Slot 6: Ultimate Cooldown

V. Gromma's Achievement and Adventure Variants

Achievement:

  • How Do You Do, Fellow Kids! - Complete 1000 areas while Gromma's Runnin' With The Youngin's has 9 stacks.

Gromma's Adventure Variants:

Respectful Restraint -
  • Ultimate Attacks can not be used and any attacks with a cooldown of 5 seconds or less have an additional 3 second cooldown. These lengthened attacks don't do any additional damage due to their longer cooldown.
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 75.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 250.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 600.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1200.

The Relentless Undead
  • Undead monsters have 2x as much health as normal and, when they take a killing blow, they are stunned for 10 seconds before coming back to life.
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 125.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 350.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 800.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1400.

A Grand Nandventure
  • Gromma Nander starts in your formation and cannot be moved or removed. She has a 4x damage boost and her normal attack cooldown is reduced by 2 seconds.
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 175.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 450.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 1000.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1600.

VI. Conclusion

How many different ways have you used this versatile tortle? Let us know in one of these places:
April 24th
Idle Champions: Turn of Fortune's Wheel Part 5 
Posted in Idle Champions.

This week the Turn of Fortune's Wheel campaign continues! Help a witch find her lost pet in The Witch and the Wyrmling and journey into a town of modrons in Inversion. After that, put your formations to the test with new Adventure Variants! This update also includes Tier 3 Blessings!

Read on to learn more about these adventures.

Note: You will need to have completed the previous two Turn of Fortune's Wheel adventures, Welcome to the Outlands and Crystalwork, in order to access these new adventures.

Dungeons & Dragons Turn of Fortune's Wheel Variants

The Witch and The Wyrmling

Assist a witch with a time dragon problem. Assist a time dragon with a witch problem.

Dungeons & Dragons The Witch and the Wyrmling

The Champions are adjusting to life on the Walking Castle as it makes its way towards Automata - their first gate-town stop. Along the way, they are visited by an ancient time dragon that seems to know all of them, and before they can ask too many questions, flies off into the Outlands. But things aren't quiet for too long because a witch on a flying broomstick crash lands in the castle next! She needs the Champions' help and they're ready for adventure!

    Variant

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wyrmling - Assist a witch/time dragon problem with some Tabaxi help.
    • A global debuff is applied that increases monster health by 1000%, monster speed by 100%, and area requirements by 100%. This debuff stacks multiplicatively three times, with one stack being removed for each Tabaxi Champion in the formation.
    • Complete area 750

Inversion

Enter the town of modrons, with modrons on top of modrons.

Dungeons & Dragons Green Slaad

The Champions arrive in the gate-town of Automata - a town full of modrons! But, not all is well as they quickly realize that their multiversal glitch is not only noticeable by the modrons, it causes them to attack the Champions! Fighting their way through the town they find the entrance to the gate blocked, but a local in the government has offered to help in exchange for tracking down a thief. Now, the Champions must descend into the depths of Automata - a place called Inverse - and find the stolen goods!

    Variant

    Time Inversion - Enter the town of modrons, with a dragon by your side.
    • You may not use Chaotic champions.
    • Eonstaryx joins the formation. Champions next to Eonstaryx attack faster as their (normal) attack cooldown is 2 seconds faster, while everyone else has an attack cooldown that takes 10 seconds longer.
    • Complete area 800

Turn of Fortune's Wheel Tier 3 Blessings

  • Armor of Acheron - Local: Increase the health and healing received for Tanking Champions by 25% for each Champion with a Ranged base attack in the formation.
  • Heroes of Arcadia - Local: Increase the damage of Champions with total ability scores of 78 or higher by 50%.
  • It's Pandemonium! - Local: Increase the damage of all Chaotic Champions by 100%.
  • The Gift of Mechanus - Global: Increase Modron XP earned by 10%,


We would love to hear about your experiences in the Outlands! Join our community and start a conversation:
April 12th
Bush Whacker 2's 12th Anniversary! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Happy 12th Anniversary Bushwhackia!

This event starts at noon on Friday April 12th!

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!

Developer Turn-in Stations

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% reward?

Quests

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 5 more gnomes. Each completion will award you a random developer gnome and there are now 43 of us to collect. Note, if you have less than 38 gnomes, you'll get 2 gnomes per turn in until you catch up.

Later on, there will be a daily quest to test your Bush Whacker knowledge with trivia questions, featuring 2 new questions! Plus the return of Linus (from Halloween) who will have a sweet reward and of course, 12 years of whacking bushes has taken its toll, so it's best if you help to replant.

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

Costume Contest

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. You can ask Alexis what your current bracket is if you're participating in the day's contest. Brackets are top 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500, 500+.

The Cake Isn't a Lie!

And what is an anniversary without cake? Not a very good one! A souvenir cake will appear on Thursday April 18 at Noon PDT and be available to interact with until Monday April 22nd at Noon PDT.

New for 2024:

This year's update includes:

- 5 VIP reward tiers!
- new costume items in the store!
- new ranch items in the store!
- new pet packs!
- new mount packs!
- new holiday 100% reward!
- Added new cake
- Added new quest
- Added 5 new developer gnomes
- Added 2 new trivia questions
- Rebalanced turn-in progress. You can get 100% by completing all the quests and turning in station items found while whacking a minimum of 3 energy bars worth of bushes
- Fixed Linus not showing ! or ? icon after you complete/start one of this quests and the other is available/ready
- Changed the costume contest to have submissions and voting occur on separate dates so all participants are available to be voted on at the same time regardless of timezone and time of submission

Holiday Trees

If you can complete the event, you'll earn this awesome 100% reward: The Anniversary Tree!

Achievements

-- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT
There are a total of SIXTEEN possible achievements to earn in the Anniversary event.

Returning Achievements

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!
Gnomevelopers - Earn all 8 developer gnomes from the 2016 Anniversary Event.
Gnomevelopers 2 - Earn all 16 developer gnomes from the 2018 Anniversary Event.
Gnomevelopers 3 - Earn all 32 of the anniversary developer gnomes
Gnomefier - Craft anniversary developer gnomes 5 times

New Achievements

Decoration Dozens - Purchase all the 12th Anniversary Event items*
Gnomevelopers 4 - Earn all 43 of the anniversary developer gnomes

Retired Achievements

We also have 3 achievements from previous years which may be earned by spending Bush Bucks if you missed getting them the first time around.

Decade Dressing - Purchase all the 10th Anniversary Event items
Anniversary Mementos - Purchase all the 6th Anniversary Event items.
Celebrate Good Times - Purchase all the 4th Anniversary Event items!
*The Mini Golf piece isn't required to complete the Decoration Dozens achievement.

Ride In Style

Mount Packs

To kick off the event, we're having a sale! Get 30% more on purchase of 50 Bush Bucks or more! Plus, all new mounts are available this weekend, from March 8th to 11th!

The Bush mount comes free with your first purchase of 100 Bush Bucks or more!

The Rosebush and Twilight Bush are in packs containing 100 Bush Bucks, 10 Pristine Feed Vouchers, and a VIP Voucher! These two mounts produce their own unique sparkly particles when you ride them!

Pet Packs

Three new pets can be picked up April 19th to 22nd in Pet Packs bursting with goodies! Want them all? Grab them all for less in the bundle! From left-to-right they are the Bush Buddy, Kitsune Kit, and Megalodon Pup!



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

The event will run until Friday April 26th at Noon PDT!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Which developer gnomes are available?
    There are now FORTY THREE 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.

  • 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 5th
BW2: April 12th, 2024 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Anniversary Event (April 12th, 2024)

- Updated the Anniversary Event:
- Added new customization and ranch items
- Added new ribbons and 100% reward
- Added new cake
- Added new quest
- Added 5 new developer gnomes
- Added 2 new trivia questions
- Added 3 new pets available the second weekend of the event
- Added new event mounts in Bush Bucks sale and mount packs, available the first weekend of the event
- Rebalanced turn-in progress. You can get 100% by completing all the quests and turning in station items found while whacking a minimum of 3 energy bars worth of bushes
- Fixed Linus not showing ! or ? icon after you complete/start one of this quests and the other is available/ready
- Changed the costume contest to have submissions and voting occur on separate dates so all participants are available to be voted on at the same time regardless of timezone and time of submission
April 3rd
Idle Champions: Greengrass 7 
Posted in Idle Champions.

A great cosmic conflict has spilled out upon the prime material plane.

While celebrations to mark the start of spring begin in the quaint Sword Coast town of Triboar, a Githyanki raiding party descents from above, raining destruction.

It's up to the Champions to defend the innocent and figure out what has drawn the attention of the Gith and their Endless War. It's time for Greengrass 7!

Greengrass 7 has arrived! It introduces Gale, the Human Wizard from the 2023 Game of the Year - Baldur's Gate 3. This Support Champion brings the might of Mystra to the Absolute Adversaries and your formations! It also reintroduces Penelope "Half-Pint", the Halfling Druid from the Heroes of the Planes. You can learn more about the rework to Penelope below. Also, you can choose three of eight previous Champions to unlock over the course of Greengrass 7!

As a reminder: Adventure Variant information can now be found in the corresponding Champion's Spotlight. This change is being made so that all information about a Champion and their adventures can be found in one place.

Table of Contents


Gale

Dungeons & Dragons Gale

    Gale of Waterdeep was a prodigious archmage, his talents earning him the attention of Mystra, the goddess of magic. At her side, he learned all that mortals might accomplish with the Weave, in time earning his place as her lover, and her Chosen. And yet, he was not satisfied. In an attempt to prove he was ready for even greater power, he accidentally unleashed 'the orb' - a highly volatile fragment of pure Weave, corrupted by Netherese magic, which buried itself in his chest. Cast out by Mystra, humbled by his downfall, he does all he can to prevent the orb's cataclysmic detonation, watching for his chance to get back everything he lost, and more.

Gale is a support champion that buffs Champions in the two columns ahead of him and debuffs monsters the first time he attacks them. Gale will have access to all of Elminster's Patron adventures and variants, and is ready to be unlocked in the first seat opposite Bruenor.

Learn more about Gale in our Champion Spotlight!

Penelope

Dungeons & Dragons Penelope Half-Pint

    Penelope "Half-Pint" is a halfling who just wants to be everyone's best friend, even if they are evil, or a plant, or a rock. With friends that already include a treant named Neverember and a clan of chwinga that have adopted her, Penelope is ready for anything! She has the heart of a true hero and will always stand by her friends...until she goes into shrub mode of course.

Penelope is a Support, Gold Find, and Healing Champion who focuses on crowd control by slowing and debuffing enemies. She'll have her insect friends ready for when you swap her with Arkhan in seat 12.

Learn more about the changes coming to Penelope in our Reintroduction Spotlight!

Flex Champions

Flex Slots allow players to unlock additional Champions and earn chests during events, choosing from a pool of retired Champions associated with the event. This pool of retired Champions includes the Champions from previous years of the event as well as some Champions whose events have been retired. This event's Flex Slot pool includes:

  • Orkira (Seat 1)
  • Spurt (Seat 3)
  • Antrius (Seat 4)
  • Gazrick (Seat 7)

  • Catti-brie (Seat 7)
  • Nrakk (Seat 8)
  • Aila (Seat 9)
  • Melf (Seat 12)

New Patron: Elminster

Dungeons & Dragons Elminster

The Sage of Shadowdale himself, Elminster Aumar, is the newest Patron in Idle Champions! Elminster joins Zariel, Mirt the Moneylender, Vajra Safahr, and Count Strahd von Zarovich as the fifth Patron. To unlock Elminster you'll first need to complete 250 Adventure Variants and unlock 100 Champions. Once you've done that it will cost 100,000 Gems and 10,000 Currency from the first four Patrons.

Elminster has agreed to be the Champion's patron, but only for the newest Champions! A Champion must have been released or reworked in an event in the last 3 years (including evergreens) to be used.

Elminster Patron Shop

With a new Patron, comes a slew of new shop items! In addition to the normal Patron shop items, Elminster's shop will contain feats and skins for the 3 Champions who are always eligible for his variants: Gale, The Dark Urge, and Dungeon Master, a new exclusive familiar, and a GE Potion! Dungeons & Dragons Patron Store

Elminster Feat Details

Dungeon Master:
  • Rare Feat to increase the age of his Patience Young Ones! ability by 5 years.
  • Epic Feat to increase his Disappearing Act ability by 80%

  • The Dark Urge:
  • Rare Feat to increase his Embrace/Resist the Urge specializations by 40%
  • Epic Feat to increase his damage by 120%

  • Gale:
  • Rare Feat to increase his An Experienced Sage ability by 40%
  • Epic Feat to change Gale's alignment to Neutral Good


  • Events 2.0

    Event Changes

    Events 2.0 is a significant update to the events system in Idle Champions. Because players will now be able to unlock more Champions, content, and rewards through Events 2.0, we are increasing the duration of events from 12 days to 21 days. Events will typically begin on the first Wednesday of each month and run for three weeks. Content updates for Idle Champions will occur on the Wednesdays outside events.

    Along with the Event duration change we are reducing the number of annual events, shifting from 17 annual events down to 12. Long term, we plan to retire the Midwinter, Greengrass, The Running, Midsummer, and Brightswords events. However, as we transition over to the new Event 2.0 schedule, there will be a Greengrass event in April 2024.

    Quality of Life Updates

    As part of the Events 2.0 update, we are also making several quality of life updates:
    • Bounty Contracts used outside of events will award Event Tokens for the next event.
    • Event adventures, variants, and free plays no longer cost Event Tokens to start.
    • Event Tokens are now only used to purchase Event Chests directly (free plays no longer need to be grinded to obtain extra chests).
    • Event Tokens left over once an event ends will automatically be converted to Champion chests.
    • Retired Champions may come out of retirement.
    • Event Boons are granted to players who purchase specially marked event-related DLC during an event. There are four tiers of Event Boons that offer buffs to Champion Damage, Gold Find, Champion Health, Click Damage, and Speed. These buffs increase with each tier of Event Boon. Additionally, the first purchase that grants an Event Boon will also unlock the Supporter Slot.

    To learn more about what is changing with Events 2.0 check out our Blog Post! Join our amazing community with any of the links below:
    April 3rd
    BW2: Generation 17 Pets are Here! 
    Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

    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 16 eggs available to purchase for Bush Bucks during the "Find an Egg" quest.


    Other changes to Misty and Hank for Generation 17:

    • Misty will no longer let players abandon Gen 16 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 16 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, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 eggs, which will still be available in satchels as well.)

    • Hank now sells a random assortment of hatched level 1 Generation 17 pets (instead of Generation 16) for Bush Bucks in his pet store.

    PAGAS changes for Generation 17:

    • Generation 17 pet eggs are available to buy with DNA in the PAGAS store, once you have hatched at least five Generation 17 pets. This include 8 unique variations of the new pets.

    • The Pet Progress dialog now includes Generation 17 pets. Another 18 new pets that all players can unlock!

    • Added 1050 unique pet collection reward: 10k Nutritious Training Kibble

    • Added 1100 unique pet collection reward: Menagerie Maniac Title

    • Added 1150 unique pet collection reward: DNA Augment

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

    Generation 17 Pets:

    • Chihuahua
    • Cockatiel
    • Peacock Spider
    • Slug
    • Cougar
    • Cardinal
    • Poison Dart Frog
    • Bighorn Sheep
    • Ball Hedgehog
    • Woolly Rhino

    Comment on the new additions on the forum!

    Read the change log
    April 3rd
    BW2: April 3rd, 2024 Release Notes 
    Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

    Generation 17 Pets (April 3rd, 2024)

    - 10 new pets are now in rotation for Misty’s pet raising quests!
    - Added 8 new unique variations of the gen 17 pets to the PAGAS egg store
    - Added new unique pet collection rewards: 1050 - 10k Nutritious Training Kibble, 1100 - Menagerie Maniac title, 1150 - 10% DNA Augment

    - Fixed a typo in Spelunker Jano's player replies at the Cenote Site (thanks Croq!)
    - Fixed a typo in the Fearsome Fuchsia Fish quest in the Salt Desert (thanks Croq!)
    - Fixed the tooltip for visiting a friend's pasture from "Visit Pasture Course" to "Visit Pasture"

    - Fixed mount favourites not showing when you're choosing a mount for a Training Pen