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May 30th
Idle Champions: Ms. Squiggles Charity Familiar 
Posted in Idle Champions.

This Pride Month, we at Codename Entertainment are delighted to announce a collaboration with Deven Rue to create a unique familiar for our Lambert House charity drive - Ms. Squiggles the Octopus! Codename Entertainment will be donating the net proceeds of all Ms. Squiggles sales from the first week of launch to Lambert House.

Ms. Squiggles

Dungeons & Dragons Ms. Squiggles Key Art

We are incredibly excited to work with Deven Rue on the creation of Ms. Squiggles. Deven is one of the most recognizable names in fantasy maps for Table Top Roleplaying Games. She has made incredible maps for Dungeons & Dragons, Critical Role, Beadle & Grimm's, and The Lord of the Rings: Tales of the Middle Earth set for Magic: The Gathering. They also have a podcast, Quip & Quill, where she chats with incredible people from all across the TTRPG community about a wide range of topics. You can learn more about everything Deven does, including getting some awesome maps, on their website.

Lambert House

Lambert House empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth through the development of leadership, social, and life skills. We at Codename Entertainment are thrilled to be supporting Lambert House, again, for a fantastic cause we truly believe in.

Ms. Squiggles will be available on June 3rd, 2024, at Noon PT in the in-game shop. Net proceeds from all the Ms. Squiggles Familiar sales through June 9th, 2024, will be donated to Lambert House! Check out the in-game store for more details!

Familiars

Familiars are NPCs that players can assign to specific tasks, such as clicking enemies, leveling up Champions, or using ultimate abilities. Familiars will click at different rates depending on the task they are assigned to. For more information, check out our How To Play Idle Champions video!



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May 30th
Idle Champion Spotlight: Ezmerelda d'Avenir  
Posted in Idle Champions.

Those that have played through the Grand Tour adventures based in Barovia have already been introduced to Ezmerelda d'Avenir. This renowned monster hunter has been helping battle the creatures of the night since Year 4, and after a few more years of experience she's learned some new tactics. She is ready to show off her improved skillset in this reintroduction, as well as bring the new Debuff role to the formation!

I. Ezmerelda

Dungeons & Dragons Ezmerelda d'Avenir

    A prolific vampire hunter from the land of Barovia. Ezmerelda has joined the Champions to try and rid this new realm from evil. She brings a wealth of knowledge from Barovia to assist the Champions.

Ezmerelda is a Support Champion who teaches other Champions how to spot the vulnerable points of their enemies. She increases her debuffs as the Champions defeat more undead, which are her favored foe. Once unlocked she'll be in Seat 1 opposite Bruenor, ready to jump into the formation and start training!

II. Ezmerelda's Stats

Race: Human Alignment: Chaotic Good
Gender: Female Pronouns: She/Her
Age: 27 Affiliation: None Class: Fighter/Wizard

STR: 14 DEX: 19 CON: 16
INT: 16 WIS: 11 CHA: 17

Role: Support, Debuff

Eligible for Patrons: Mirt, Vajra, Strahd, Zariel, Elminster (until June 5th 2027)

Seat: 1 (Bruenor)


Dungeons & Dragons Ezmerelda d'Avenir

III. Ezmerelda's Abilities

Basic Attack

  • Fire Bolt - Ezmerelda hurls a mote of fire at a random enemy.

Formation Abilities

  • Training Montage - Ezmerelda marks enemies that she attacks, training other Champions to spot their vulnerable points. Marked enemies take 50% more damage from all Champions for each Debuff Champion in the formation, stacking multiplicatively.
  • Preparation - Every time a debuff is applied to an enemy, the effect of Training Montage is increased by 10%, stacking multiplicatively, up to 100 times and resetting when changing areas.
  • Threat Tracking - Undead are Ezmerelda's favored foes. Ezmerelda tracks the favored foes that any Champion kills while she is in the formation, increasing the base effect of Training Montage by 0.025% for each favored foe killed (additively then multiplicatively). These stacks persist for the entire adventure, resetting when you complete it. Caps at 100,000 favored foe kills.
  • Enemies In The Mist - While Ezmerelda is in the formation, 0-2 "Mist" enemies can spawn with each wave. When a "Mist" enemy is defeated, an enemy whose type matches one of Ezmerelda's favored foe appears from the mist, and all nearby enemies gain the Training Montage debuff.

Specializations

  • We've Trained For This - All champions deal 100% more damage against enemies with armor-based health, increasing their chance of breaking an armor piece. Additionally, if a hits-based or armor-based enemy is affected by Training Montage, successful hits against them remove an additional hit or armor piece.
  • Vampire Hunter - The effect of Training Montage is increased by 400% on enemies who are one of Ezmerelda's favored foes, and Threat Tracking counts each favored foe killed twice.
  • The Devil You Know - Increase the effect of Training Montage by 100%. The effect is doubled during Strahd patron variants.

Ultimate Ability

  • My Signal - Ezmerelda reveals a magical sun dagger and launches it at the enemy with the highest health (randomly if tied). The dagger lands in the target dealing ultimate damage, and then remains there as it begins to glow with a burst of radiant energy, creating a new debuff that lasts 10 seconds. The debuff increases the damage done to the enemy by 25% for each stack of Preparation currently active, stacking multiplicatively.


IV. Ezmerelda's Epic Equipment



Slot 1: Global DPS
Slot 2: Global DPS
Slot 3: Training Montage
Slot 4: Preparation
Slot 5: Specializations
Slot 6: Ultimate Attack Cooldown

V. Ezmerelda's Achievement and Adventure Variants

Achievement:

  • You Are Adequately Prepared - Use Ezmerelda's ultimate ability with a cumulative total of 2,500 active Preparation stacks. This count persists through adventures.

Adventure Variants:

The Devil's Scourge - Strahd von Zarovich sent his Zombies to follow Ezmerelda from Barovia.
  • Strahd Zombies appear in each wave and deal 100% additional damage. They do not drop gold, nor do they count towards quest progress.
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 75.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 250.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 600.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1200.

The Devil Knocks - The mists of Ravenloft encroach upon us, making it harder for the Champions to see.
  • Enemies move 100% faster and drop 99% less gold.
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 125.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 350.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 800.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1400.

The Devil You Know - This time Strahd sent his vampire spawn to follow Ezmerelda.
  • Vampire Spawn appear in each wave and deal 100% additional damage. They do not drop gold, nor do they count towards quest progress.
  • Ezmerelda starts in the formation and cannot be moved. Only Champions in Ezmerelda's column can deal damage. All other Champions have their DPS disabled, but their formation abilities are active.
  • You may only use Champions with a melee base attack.
  • Area Goals:
    • Tier 1: Complete Area 175.
    • Tier 2: Complete Area 450.
    • Tier 3: Complete Area 1000.
    • Tier 4: Complete Area 1600.

VI. Conclusion

Strahd and his undead don't stand a chance against Ezmerelda's debuffs! Let us know about your triumphs in the mist:
May 29th
Idle Champions: May 29th Adventure Variants 
Posted in Idle Champions.

It's time again to put your formations to the test! Today we add more Adventure Variants to five of our active campaigns. Read on to learn more about what these adventures are and where to find them!

Adventure Variants

This week's update brings 10 new adventure variants to five of our active campaigns! This week's update also brings Vecnas - or Vecnae - to half of them, with variants of The Whispered One from across the multiverse arriving to fight the Champions. One might even describe this assault as something of a 'Vecna Emergence' event...


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Grand Tour of the Sword Coast Variants

Grand Tour of the Sword Coast Adventure Variants

  • Vecna Lives! Variant 3: Emperor Vecna Lives!
  • Explore the emergency in Candlekeep and discover an even newer threat to Faerûn.
    • 1-2 Emperor Vecna Cultists, new unique monster from Vecna 1.1 (both melee and ranged), spawn with each wave. They do not drop gold or count towards quest progress.
    • You may only use Champions with a Charisma of 13 or lower.
    • Complete area 375.


  • Vecna Loots! Variant 3: Very Well Equipped
  • Stop the assault on Candlekeep with the very best of your best equipped Champions!
    • Only Champions with at least four Epic equipment or better may be used.
    • Three wizard students join the formation. They just get in the way.
    • Complete area 375.


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Adventure Variants

  • Ending the Rime - Part 1 Variant 3: Baldur's Gate Expatriates - Part 1
  • Head off in the nautiloid with a crew experienced with ceremorphosis.
    • 1-2 Emperor Vecna Cultists spawn with each wave. They do not drop gold or count towards quest progress.
    • You may only use Champions from the Heroes of Baldur's Gate or Absolute Adversaries affiliation.
    • Complete area 550.


  • Ending the Rime - Part 2 Variant 3: Baldur's Gate Expatriates - Part 2
  • Continue to hunt for The Codicil of White, while dealing with those tadpoles in your head.
    • Requires Baldur's Gate Expatriates - Part 1 completed.
    • 1-2 Emperor Vecna Cultists spawn with each wave. They do not drop gold or count towards quest progress.
    • You may only use Champions from the Heroes of Baldur's Gate or Absolute Adversaries affiliation.
    • Bosses (including all 3 forms of Auril) deal 500% additional damage.
    • Complete area 575.


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Wild Beyond the Witchlight Variants

The Wild Beyond the Witchlight Adventure Variants

  • The Fairy Rings of Thither Variant 3: The Magical Rings of Thither
  • Enter the forests of Thither with those well versed in the magical arts.
    • 1-2 Emperor Vecna Cultists spawn with each wave. They do not drop gold or count towards quest progress.
    • You may only use Champions with a Magic base attack.
    • Complete area 650.


  • Will of the Feywild Variant 3: No Damage, None of the Time
  • Face off against the next member of the League of Malevolence without your damage dealers!
    • You may only use Champions with an ability score total of 78 or less.
    • You may not use any Champions with the DPS tag.
    • Complete area 700.


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Light of Xaryxis Variants

The Light of Xaryxis Adventure Variants

  • Rocky Reception Variant 2: Con Crud
  • Search for Commodore Krux while your tough Champions are off doing something else.
    • 1-2 Emperor Vecna Cultists spawn with each wave. They do not drop gold or count towards quest progress.
    • In non-boss areas, non-Vecna Cultist monsters are immune from damage until all Emperor Vecna Cultists are defeated.
    • You can only use Champions with a Constitution of 13 or lower.
    • Complete area 600.

  • Rock and Roll Variant 2: Modal Nodes
  • Escape the rock before somebody shoots first.
    • Only Champions with a ranged base attack can deal damage.
    • After area 25, you can't remove Champions from the formation.
    • After every 50 areas, a random non-Bard Champion is removed from the formation and can't be used for the rest of the adventure.
    • Complete area 650.


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions The Turn of Fortune's Wheel Variants

The Turn of Fortune's Wheel Adventure Variants

  • The Beginning is the End Variant 2: Tomb of Champions II: Funky Fandango
  • Return to the Tomb of Annihilation to stop Acererak from assembling a villainous super team with even more speed!
    • You must complete area 300 within 30 minutes of starting the objective.
    • Fire breath potions can't be used during the adventure, and click damage has no effect after area 5.
    • Complete area 300.


  • The End is the Beginning Variant 2: Mixing It Up
  • NEPHEW. ADJUST. PATH?
    • After area 25, you can't add, move, or remove Champions.
    • After every 50 areas, Champions not in the front column are randomly placed in the formation.
    • Complete area 450.


Champion Search

Get ready to level up your formation building with Champion Search! With Champion Search, you will be able to quickly filter through over 140 Champions in the game to perfectly fit your formation needs. Learn more about Champion Search, coming to the game TODAY in our blog post!

See the in-game Change Log for more information!

We would love to hear about your experiences in Idle Champions on the Idle Champions Subreddit, on the Steam forums, or on the Official Idle Champions Discord!



May 24th
BW2: Endangered Species Mini Event VII! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Endangered Species - Seventh Encounter

Habitats are changing, and it's endangering many different animal species. Carson Tiva has found that three different endangered species can currently be found in Bushwhackia, as they search for new places to live.

Three Endangered Species

Addax - A critically endangered desert living ungulate

Aye Aye - An engangered long-fingered lemur once thought extinct

Bulmer's Fruit Bat - A critically endangered megabat that dwells in highland forest caves



Collect Conservation Data

Like you did during Carson's last visit, apply your bush whacking skills to help them collect Conservation Data on these unique animals for the limited time they're here. To gather data, you just have to give them a whack with your sword or other whacking implement. With said data, Carson Tiva can use it to try and help what's left of these unique animals.

Which species you encounter in the fields will be random, so if you fall behind in finding one of the three animals, you can start one of Carson Tiva's pursuit quests. You can do one pursuit quest every 20 hours.

Earn Rewards

Your efforts will not go unrewarded! Carson Tiva will trade you for this data in their store, plus you'll earn a unique plaque for your contributions! Like event ribbons, this plaque will increase your maximum energy based on your performance.

Collect data, complete the achievements, and earn rewards!

In addition to a new set of species, Bush Buck Bundle, and energy boosting plaque, you can earn a new Ladybug Terrarium ranch item reward!

Limited Time Only

Go to the event area of the Commons to get started, and gather as much data as you can before noon on Tuesday May 28th, Pacific Time!

May 24th
BW2: May 24th, 2024 Release Notes 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Endangered Species 7 (May 24th, 2024)

- Updated Endangered Species mini-event:
- 3 new pets
- 3 new plaque ranch items
- New Ladybug Terrarium completion reward

- Added higher energy fruit graphics for when bushes drop energy/fruit
May 23rd
Idle Champions: Introducing Champion Search! 
Posted in Idle Champions.

Get ready to level up your formation building because we're here to provide a sneak peek at a system update coming to the game on May 29th: Champion Search! With Champion Search, you will be able to quickly filter through over 140 Champions in the game to perfectly fit your formation needs.

Read on to learn more!

Champion Search

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

The Champion Search was designed to help players sort through the Champions available based on a variety of filters. For example, when you encounter a tough Adventure Variant that restricts the use of certain Champions, such as a Variant that allows Only Evil Champions, players have long asked for a quick and easy way to find the right Champions. Currently, this would require clicking through all seats and all available Champions, looking at each Champion's Character Sheet to find out what their alignment is.

With the release of Champion Search, it will be as easy as clicking a check box!

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

How It Works

To get to Champion Search, simply go to swap a Champion as you normally would and click the new Search button at the bottom of the pop-up. On the Champion Search screen, you can filter your options and select new Champions to add to your bench. Once you are done, just click Apply in the upper right and when you return to the main game, your bench will have the Champions you selected ready to add to your formation!

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Current Adventure

Many Adventure Variants have more than one restriction. Rather than trying to remember all of the restrictions when looking for Champions, there is a handy check box labeled Current Adventure. Selecting that will show you only the Champions that are available for the adventure you are currently on with all restrictions in mind!

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Search By Name

Can you remember a Champion's name, but not what seat they are in? Just search for the Champion directly by name! Best of all, this search bar sorts as you type - so you don't even need to remember how to spell Xerophon's full name!

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Filters

You might have a Champion that works well with more of their own class, you want to make a party of all tieflings, or maybe you don't want to see any more Tanks when evaluating who else to add to the formation. There are a whole host of filter options you can choose from to curate the Champions you're seeing in the Champion Search. It could be something as easy as a single alignment, or it could be as complicated as wanting to find all of the Support, Human, Male, Good, Champions that work with Patron Vajra!

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Equipment Rarity

Adventure Variants aren't the only time you might want to use Champion Search. If a player is hitting a particularly difficult boss and wants to find Champions with a higher rarity of equipment, there is a slider that will filter through each rarity, showing Champions that have at least that level of rarity across all 6 equipment slots. Champion's portraits in the Champion Search will also be outlined in that rarity's color to make it easier to find the better-geared Champions at a glance!

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Ability Scores & Age

Some Adventure Variants and Champion Abilities need specific Ability Scores and/or Ages. Champion Search has sliders for each Ability Score - as well as Total Ability Score (TOT) - and ages 0 to 500+! You'll be able to set each of these to specific numbers and find the perfect Champion for what you need.

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Ownership

It may be overwhelming to see so many Champions as a new player and wonder where you need to go to unlock them. Luckily, Champion Search has those players covered. Clicking on a Champion that you do not own will bring up a pop-up that tells you where you can recruit that Champion. For instance, if you were to click on Astarion, the pop-up would tell you that he can be recruited in Brightswords and how many days until that event returns. If that event is actively happening, there will be a button to take you right to the Event screen! It will also show you how he can be purchased in the in-game store or unlocked via a Time Gate, with buttons to take you to each option.

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

For Evergreen Champions that are unlocked via Adventure Variants, the pop-up will tell you exactly where you can unlock them. If a player wants to unlock Blooshi, for instance, the pop-up would direct you to the Bully for You! Variant in The Wild Beyond the Witchlight campaign.

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Sorting

To make the list of Champions easier to parse as you are looking through them, there are sorting options for each seat at the bottom. One is for Ownership, letting you choose between All, Owned, and Unowned. The other lets you sort Champions by Name (A-Z or Z-A), Item Level (ascending or descending), Equipment Rarity (Common-Legendary or Legendary-Common), and Release Date (2017-Present or Present-2017).

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Mouseover Details

Lastly, we have added a new mouseover feature that appears in both the Champion Search screen, as well as the swap options screen. Mousing over a Champion's portrait in those windows will now show important information about that Champion. These include Ability Scores, Gender, Race, Class, Overwhelm, Alignment, Age, Role(s), and Affiliation(s).

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Champion Search

Champion Search will release in Idle Champions on May 29th, 2024 at Noon PT.

We would love to hear your feedback about Champion Search! Join our community and start a conversation:
May 22nd
Idle Champions: Vecna: Eve of Ruin 
Posted in Idle Champions.

Today begins your adventure across the Multiverse! Vecna: Eve of Ruin is our newest campaign based on the tabletop adventure that was released in local game stores earlier this week! This first part introduces our cast of Champions as they investigate strange happenings in the graveyards of Neverwinter and come face to face with Emperor Vecna!

Read on to learn more about these adventures as well as Tier 1 Blessings!

Note: To access the Vecna: Eve of Ruin campaign, you have to have completed at least 100 adventures or variants in other campaigns.

Dungeons & Dragons Turn of Fortune's Wheel Variants

A Tale of Two Vecnas

Investigate a cult of Vecna in the Neverdeath Graveyard!

Dungeons & Dragons The Witch and the Wyrmling

Neverwinter has called for aid and the Champions have answered. Reya, Blooshi, Sgt. Knox, and Astarion make their way through the city streets to meet with Lord Neverember himself, who has an important quest for them. People have started going missing throughout the city, and they believe it is connected to rumors of a cult hiding out in Neverdeath Graveyard. But what they find within the tombs may be the greatest threat our multiverse has ever faced...

    Variant

    Stench of Death - Investigate a cult of Vecna with heroes that have a strong stomach!
    • 1-2 Emperor Vecna Cultists spawn with each wave. They don't drop gold nor count towards quest progress.
    • You may only use Champions with a Constitution of 16 or higher.
    • Complete area 450

The Wizards Three

Join forces with the Wizards Three and venture into the Underdark!

Dungeons & Dragons Green Slaad

The threat to the multiverse is revealed, but all hope is not lost. With the help of the Wizards Three and Kaz, a plan is made to search for the pieces of the fabled Rod of Seven Parts, which have been lost to the ages. Luckily for the Champions, Mordenkainen knows the location of the first piece. Deep below the Sword Coast, in the caverns of the Underdark, a cult of Lolth unknowingly has a piece of the Rod of Seven Parts. The Champions must brave the darkness and face down the terrifying Spiderdragon to claim their prize!

    Variant

    Mordenkainen's Moment - Join forces with Mordenkainen of the Wizards Three and venture into the Underdark!
    • Mordenkainen joins the formation.
    • You may only place champions with Magic base attacks next to Mordenkainen.
    • Complete area 500

Vecna: Eve of Ruin Tier 1 Blessings

  • Awfully Lawfully - Local: Increase the damage of all Lawful Champions by 100%.
  • The Secret To Spoils - Local: Increase your gold find by 8.33% for each piece of epic or better gear on Champions in your formation, stacking additively.
  • Not an Afterthought - Local: Increase the damage of all Champions whose base attack is melee by 100%.
  • The Rod of Seven Parts - Global: Increase the damage of all Champions by 100% for each piece of the Rod of Seven Parts you have collected.


We would love to hear about your experiences in the Outlands! Join our community and start a conversation:
May 17th
Idle Champions: Vecna Returns! 
Posted in Idle Champions.

Somehow, Vecna has returned.

The lich is back! But he's not the only Vecna in town anymore. Evil forces from across the infinite multiverses are flooding into Idle Champions - and your formations are all that can stop them!

Vecna: Eve of Ruin officially releases next Tuesday in your FLGS and the next day in Idle Champions! We are thrilled to introduce the next exciting campaign into Idle Champions, and this time your formations will travel across the multiverse!

The Story Continues


Dungeons & Dragons Venca Eve of Ruin

In the tabletop adventure, it is most likely the adventurer's first time facing off against the legendary lich - but in Idle Champions, we have already fought him in several forms! Our Vecna has been building back his power since his defeat, but he's still in no place to try and take over the multiverse. He plans to bide his time, wait for the Champions to die out, and then strike when the moment is right.

Unfortunately for him, he's not the only Vecna in town anymore...

Dungeons & Dragons Venca Eve of Ruin

In another multiverse, in another time, Vecna succeeded in reshaping reality to his will. But one multiverse was not enough for him. There are more worshippers to gain, more planes to conquer, and more Champions to kill. This is a Vecna that has not known defeat. He defeated Kas before his rival could take his eye and hand. He conquered the Sword Coast in a matter of days. Nothing that has stood in his way has survived.

In our story, this new Vecna is known as Emperor Vecna. He is the greatest threat our multiverse has ever faced, and it is up to the Champions to stop him.

Vecna: Eve of Ruin sees the return of Reya and Blooshi, continuing their stories from the last time they faced off against the lich. Joining them this time around is Sgt. Knox from the Neverwinter MMORPG, as well as Astarion from Baldur's Gate 3! They'll need to team up with Kas and the Wizards Three to hunt down the lost pieces of the fabled Rod of Seven Parts if they have any hope of stopping Emperor Vecna from destroying everything they know and love.

...But where is our multiverse's Vecna in all of this? He wouldn't just hide from his multiversal self, would he? You'll have to find out when Vecna: Eve of Ruin releases in Idle Champions on May 22nd, 2024 at Noon PT!

Vecna Emergence

Vecnas (or, as he prefers - Vecnae) are emerging from other multiverses! We have faced several forms of Vecna, and ALL OF THEM are invading the Forgotten Realms! Vecnae that appear in Free Play Adventures, as well as their original boss forms (found in the adventures: Vecna Loots!, The Castle of a Thousand Vecnas, The Sanctum of the Sword, Get Back in the Castle, Vecna Out!, and The Fortune's Wheel) will drop Corrupted Gems that can be spent in the Thayan Enclave.

The Vecna Emergence starts on May 22nd alongside the release of Vecna: Eve of Ruin and runs until May 31st at Noon PT.

Dungeons & Dragons Venca Eve of Ruin

New Items Added to the Thayan Enclave!

  • Two Golden Epics
    • Azaka Slot 3 - Magical Coin Pack (20,000 Corrupted Gems)
    • Diana Slot 5 - Weavebound Staff (20,000 Corrupted Gems)
  • Four Feats
    • Diana - Scholar (10,000 Corrupted Gems)
    • Drizzt - Courage in Battle (10,000 Corrupted Gems)
    • Evelyn - Quick Friends (10,000 Corrupted Gems)
    • Krydle - Heavily Armored (10,000 Corrupted Gems)
  • Two Skins
    • Pirate Azaka(10,000 Corrupted Gems)
    • Pirate Diana (10,000 Corrupted Gems)
  • 10x Marvelous Support Pigments (7,000 Corrupted Gems)
  • 8x Modron Component Chests (2,500 Corrupted Gems)
  • 8x Supply Chests (2,500 Corrupted Gems)
  • Unlimited Vecna Emergence Chests (2,500 Corrupted Gems)
    • Contains gear for: Azaka, Diana, Drizzt, Evelyn, and Krydle

  • You can find all this information and even more details in-game when Vecna: Eve of Ruin & the Vecna Emergence launch on May 22nd, 2024!

    We would love to hear about your experiences out in the multiverse! Join our community and start a conversation:
    May 10th
    BW2: Spring Garden Event 2024! 
    Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

    Flowers In Bloom!

    The annual Grow-A-Thon has returned to the Commons! Whack the bushes and gather their bounty so that you can plant flowers and trees in the Event area to make yourself a gorgeous garden. Impress the judges every 20 hours to earn Spring tokens to buy this year's Custom Items. You need to impress the previous judge to get a rating from the next one.

    Plus, fill your magnificent garden with critters! There are 5 to get throughout the event, starting with the Squirrel today! You can send out requests for a free one.

    Many Quests!

    George has such a terrible green thumb, he'll be looking for you to help him out trying to grow a plant for the first (or fourth) time.

    Spring usually means spring cleaning, right? Freddy needs some help cleaning up his house. It's gotten a little bit spooky. Cleaning items can only be whacked in his house.

    Timmy wants to wake his turtle up from its hibernation after that long, cold winter. Aid him in finding things to tempt it back to consciousness.

    Help Farmer McDonald splice together some special Spring Seeds! For players level 400+, Farmer McDonald will reward you with Tier 2 Spring Fruit and Spring Vegetable seeds! These crops will yield energy and gold balanced for your higher level.

    Joel has various species of bees for you to choose from after you complete his bee helping quests! They are:

    - Leafcutter Bee
    - Red-tailed Bumblebee
    - Tawny Mining Bee
    - Blue Banded Bee
    - Neon Cuckoo Bee
    - Green Carpenter Bee
    - Golden Tail Bee
    - Green Sweat Bee
    - Purple Orchid Bee

    A Seed Surplus

    Have too many seeds? There are things you can spend them on:
    - 10 Fertilizer, once daily
    - The Spring Gift Bouquet, once daily (alternatively to buying for Spring Tokens)
    - Resetting the cooldown on the critic's judging of your garden

    Gorgeous Garden Contest

    Returning is the Gorgeous Garden contest, where each Bush Whacker submits a screenshot of their garden for all to judge! Check back next week for more details.

    New for 2024

    This year's update includes:

    - 2 new tier 4 and 5 VIP rewards!
    - new costume items in the store!
    - new ranch items in the store!
    - 3 new garden flowers: Bluegrass, Golden Trumpet Flower, and Wood Squill
    - 5 new garden decorations: Red Flower Pot, Large Dirt Pot, Barrel, Water Barrel, Blossom Petal Pile
    - new pet packs!
    - new mount packs!
    - new holiday 100% reward!

    Holiday Trees

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

    More Decorations!

    Three new growable decorations have been added: Bluegrass, Golden Trumpet Flower, and Wood Squill! Plant seeds for these in your garden boxes in the event area. These can also be bought permanently from Joel at the left of the event area.

    Five new garden items can be bought for seeds:
    - Red Flower Pot
    - Large Dirt Pot
    - Barrel
    - Water Barrel
    - Blossom Petal Pile

    Achievements

    -- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT There are a total of TWENTY THREE possible achievements to earn in this year's Spring Garden event.

    Returning Achievements

    Flower Master- You've grown 1 of each common plant in the Spring Event!
    Beast Master- You've gotten every animal in the Spring Event.
    Spring Decorator- You've bought 3 of each planter and 1 Watering Can.
    Impressive- You impressed all of the Gardening Judges in the Spring Event.
    Most Impressive- You got the highest mark from the final Gardening Judge in the Spring Event!
    Five Days at Freddy's - Complete all of Freddy's Spring Daily Quests!
    Spring Botanist - You collected flowers for all the Spring Garden judges.
    Beekeeper - You completed the Spring Garden beehive quests.
    Bee Buddy - Help Joel make Bushwhackia a better place for the bees.
    Bug Collector - Help Satoshi expand his bug collection. Garden Critic - Vote 50 times in the Gorgeous Garden Photo contest.
    Onionling Sheperd - Round up all 100 Onionlings during the Spring Garden event.

    New Achievements

    Gardener's Garments - You bought all the 2024 Spring Garden event items!*

    Retired Achievements

    We also have 10 achievements from previous years which may be earnable by spending Bush Bucks if you missed getting them the first time around.

    Dewy Duds - You bought all the 2023 Spring Garden event items!
    Blossom Buyer - You bought all the 2022 Spring Garden event items!
    Planter Purchases - You bought all the 2021 Spring Garden event items!
    Flowery Frills - You bought all the 2020 Spring Garden event items!
    Ripe Raiments - You bought all the 2019 Spring Garden event items!
    Garden Gatherer - You bought all the 2018 Spring Garden event items!
    Organic Acquisitions - You bought all the 2017 Spring Garden event items!
    Spring Token Trader - You bought all the 2016 Spring Garden event items!
    Garage Sale Connoisseur - Purchase all the 2015 Spring Event items!
    Spring Spender- Purchase all the 2014 Spring Event items!
    Fresh Year Round- Purchase all the 2013 Spring Event items!

    *The mini-golf piece is not required for the Gardener's Garments achievement.

    A Growing Companion!

    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 May 10th to 13th!

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

    The Floral Lionfly and Venomous Lionfly 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 May 17th to 20th in Pet Packs bursting with goodies! Want them all? Grab them all for less in the bundle! From left-to-right they are the Lavender Lamb, Floral Bunny, and Violet Velociraptor!



    Post your green thumb adventures and questions on the forum!

    The event will run until Friday May 26th at 12 PM PDT!

    View the full Change Log

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    • How do I grow plants?
      There are the planters outside the garden to grow flowers in. If you click on them, you can see the plant store. Each plant has a different cost and grow time to get you your event progress points. You start with 4 free planters.

    • Is it good to buy extra planters for growing the plants?
      If you have the seeds to spare and prefer to plant long-growing plants, then yes, it's worth it.

    • How do I get the Decorator achievement?
      If you go into the gardening area, the store button ($) has a selection of garden decorating items, where you can find the planter styles and watering can. These items also cost seeds.

    • What are the possible seed combinations for Farmer MacDonald's quest?
      You can choose seeds that grow either Energy or Gold, and then choose between 20, 15, 4, and 3 hours of growth time.

    • Why do my custom seeds cost Gold to plant?
      You created the combination, which is unlocked until they expire. Just like normal plants, they cost Gold for planting. We don't award a flat number of seeds, because not all players have the same amount of farm plots. This way, you get to choose how many you end up growing. :)
    • Why don't my custom seeds last longer?
      Because they're OP! Enjoy them while they last. :)

    • How do I please the judges?
      Just keep growing plants. As your event progress increases, you will impress the judges more and more. You DO NOT need to place them in your garden if you don't wish to. The plants still count for progress.

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

    • What adds to my event progress?
      Growing plants worth points and completing the side quests. To get the points from your plants, you don't even need to place them in your garden! Just grow them!

    • 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.

    May 10th
    BW2: May 10th, 2024 Release Notes 
    Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

    Spring Garden Event Update (May 10th, 2024)

    - Updated Spring Garden Event:
    - Added new customization and ranch items
    - Added new ribbons and 100% reward
    - Updated tier 4 and 5 VIP event rewards
    - Added new event mounts in Bush Bucks sale and mount packs, available the first weekend of the event
    - Added 3 new pets available the second weekend of the event
    - Added Bluegrass, Golden Trumpet Flower, and Wood Squill growable garden decorations
    - Added new garden items: Red Flower Pot, Large Dirt Pot, Barrel, Water Barrel, Blossom Petal Pile
    - Event gnomes are hidden from the Holiday Enthusiasts wandering merchant during their respective events, instead of showing "Out of Stock"
    - Changed the Spring Decorator achievement to require 9 unique decorations instead of 3 of each planter and 1 of each watering can
    - Flower pots can be placed closer together
    - Added "Ranch" tab to decoration/fertilizer/seed store
    - Fixed White Bench sorting below fence when placed at top of garden
    - Quest hub items that drop in the Flux will now also drop in the field at Freddy's Messy House
    - Fertilizer seller can tell you what decorations you haven't bought or flowers you haven't grown for the Spring Decorator and Flower Master achievements
    - The start of the Gorgeous Garden Screenshot Contest has been pushed 2 days later than usual to allow more time for players to accumulate decorations and design their gardens
    - The required number of items placed in your garden to enter the contest has been increased from 10 to 30 to discourage empty submissions

    - Added the Baby Frog-Puppet Gnome ranch item to Galaxy Garage and Holiday Enthusiast stores (will no longer be available via the limited-time quest)

    - Added the Blue Watering Can and Long-Stem Rose ranch items to the ranch store after you've unlocked them

    - Permitted the Hibiscus Flower ranch item on the mini golf course

    - Changed the category of the Easter, Lavender, and Tulip Vase ranch items from Misc Indoor to Plants

    - Improved the collision on the Potted Hibiscus Flowers ranch item

    - Corrected a typo in the Outpost Unlock quest (thanks Croq!)

    - Fixed duplicate newsletter emails. Sorry for the spam!

    - Fixed pets/mounts z-fighting (flickering) in training pens when visiting a friend's pasture