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Heroes' Festival Timeline
Recommended Levels 1 to 90
Introduced: LU53
Difficulty: Solo
Starts in: see Starting Zones
Heroes' Festival Timeline [edit]
World Wide
E1. The Play's the Thing
Freeport
E1. Festive Flames in Freeport
E2.1. Thumore's Absence
E2.2. Shattered Remains
E4. Missing Decorations in Freeport
E5.1. Freeport Band Aid
E5.2. Aggressive Advertising in Freeport
Qeynos
G1. Festive Flames in Qeynos
G2.1. Thumore's Absence
G2.2. Shattered Remains
G4. Missing Decorations in Qeynos
G5.1. Qeynos Band Aid
G5.2. Aggressive Advertising in Qeynos


OverviewEdit

This annual live event is occurs in November each year, typically as Nights of the Dead ends. To see the exact date while in-game, click the EQ2 radial button on the bottom left of your screen and select the Calendar option from the menu.

Like other live events it offers event-themed quests, achievements, and special monsters to battle. Unlike other events, there are no event-themed tradeskill recipes, though players can buy a variety of useful armor and weapons, appearance gear, and house items from the event merchants.

New in 2019Edit

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In 2017, a new mount can be purchased from event merchants

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Four new house items added in 2017.

The 2019 Heroes' Festival is scheduled to be active on live servers from 11/7/19 at 12:01 am until 11/19/19 at 11:59pm Pacific time.

New on TLE ServersEdit

  • Time Locked Expansion (TLE) Server, Kaladim – will have no participation in 2019

New on Live ServersEdit

Five new collections:

Tip: look for collection items in the area around the patchwork monsters, after they are defeated.

Two new ways to spend event-specific currency on many new items:

  • Eight new festival-themed house items Token of Heroism.
  • Eleven new festival themed equipment items sold by a Heroes' Festival merchant in Freeport and Qeynos Capitol District for Mischeva's Tribute.

2019: EQ2 15th AnniversaryEdit

Because it's EQ2's 15th Anniversary, an event was added for 2019. Both adventurers and tradeskillers will want to attend the Dragon Attack, as it has its own excellent rewards and the resources to craft for this aspect of the event are gathered from the slain dragon corpses.

Currency and MerchantsEdit

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An example of the Heroes Fest armor (cloth), purchased with the event currency.

Unlike most Live Events, that have a single event-themed currency, Heroes' Fest rewards two types, both of which can be spent at the same merchants.

Currency Types
  1. Tokens of Heroism - the quests typically offer this currency as a reward option. The items offered for this currency are typically items used in housing.
  2. Mischeva's Tribute - these tokens are awarded for defeating the various "patchwork" bosses tied to the event achievements. This currency can be used to purchase attractive armor and weapons with stats and some appearance items.
Merchants

A Heroes' Festival merchant - these merchants are found in the event hubs of both Freeport and the Qyenos Capitol District and offer the same items in both locations.

Quests and Event HubsEdit

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The markers for placing event decorations is a green sparkle.

The quests are identical in both locations, so travel to the event hub that suits your alignment to begin celebrating.

Celebrators, happy to share in the festivities, can be found in:

Tips and Tricks:
  • All of the decoration locations are marked with a green sparkle that looks similar to a collection "shiny" from a distance.
  • All of the Feast decor locations will be on or near the tables.
  • If working on Festive Flames and Missing Decorations, you may have to pass by the same general areas a few times, as the refresh between setting the Ro Candle and the paper lanterns may have a considerable time gap.

Worldwide QuestsEdit

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Look for Mischeva and her players in select locations to battle epic monsters.

  • The Play's the Thing - Mischeva and her band of play-actors have been seen traveling around Norrath. Where they set up camp, they bring to life the stories of Norrath's past. Travel to these locations to battle the "patchwork bosses".
  • Defeating these Heroes' Festival Named Monsters is a group effort for which everyone can earn rewards and get credit for participating.
  • Though all of the battles with the event-only monsters are difficult, players of all levels can participate in to earn Mischeva's Tribute (event currency); lower level players will just earn less currency than those closer to the level of the monsters.
  • All of the bosses are tied to the achievements for this event.
  • Look for Mischeva in the Freeport and Qeynos event hubs for each city and neat the locations for each event-only monster.
  • Once you have the quest, travel to the various locations and check for the patchwork bosses and/or communicate with other players on your server to find out where they may be active.


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The "patchwork puppet" version of Trakanon.

The following pages describe the locations of each "patchwork boss" and how to travel to them:

Patchwork Monsters
Monster Name Travel Method Location
Darathar (Heroes' Festival) Use the world "bell" (globe) Antonica: near the Frontier Farm at ( -910, -32, 235 ) /waypoint -910, -32, 235 OR The Commonlands: near the The Crossroads at ( -588, -47, -340 ) /waypoint -588, -47, -340
The Djinn Master (Heroes Festival) Use the world "bell" (globe) The Sinking Sands and head toward the Croc Hunter Camp (right side of the beach)
Trakanon (Heroes' Festival) Use the world "bell" (globe) Kylong Plains and head straight back from the docks. He will be on the left side of the waterway.
Roehn Theer (Heroes' Festival) Use the Ulteran Spire system Stonebrunt Highlands (you enter through Quel'ule). Look for the large platform just outside of Quel'ule and hail the temporal pathfinder to automatically fly to the Intercontinental Station.
Baelon (Heroes Festival) Go to The Feerrott and head to the area with the Ulteran Spire. Near the spire is a rift that allows for to travel to the Eidolon Jungle. Once in the jungle then use a flying mount to head up to the Feercreep.

Alternate travel methods to consider:

  • Call of the Veteran (CoV) - ask someone who is at the location to use CoV to bring you to them
  • Guild Strategist - if your guild has this amenity for the guild hall, a higher level member can travel and plant the flag for other members.
  • Use the Druid Ring to Obol Plains and run/leap to the Tourbillion which will transport you to the Eidolon Jungle. From there you can run/leap to the mob.

Annual Quests, Repeatable Once per YearEdit

In addition to the world event locations above, players will some simple quests in the following locations:

The Thumore's Quest series starts in Freeport at ( -18, -7, -153 ) /waypoint -18, -7, -153 (away from the main quest hub) but is near still Claymore Plaza in Qeynos ( 320, -20, 12 ) /waypoint 320, -20, 12.

  1. Thumore's Absence - this is completed only once, but is required to unlock the following annual quests:
  2. Shattered Remains
  3. A Dream Adventure

Repeatable Quests, Multiple Times per EventEdit

The following are repeatable every 2 hours with a maximum 40 times.

CollectionEdit

  • Parts of the Samples of Destiny collection can be found throughout all Qeynos and Freeport.

AchievementsEdit

12th Anniversary Celebration - complete 6 city quests included in the event (doing repeatable quests more than once counts).

Event HistoryEdit

  • In 2019 the number of repeats for some quests was raised from 20 or 25 to 40.

In 2017, the Missing Decorations quests changed in the following manner:

  • Killing gnolls now updates for the group.
  • Magical paper lanterns have more possible locations.
  • Placing magical paper lanterns now updates for the group.

Retired QuestsEdit

The following were only available in 2009:

CreditsEdit

Soe logo white EQ2i credits posts in this thread written by Kaitheel at the SOE/DBG Forums for some of the information in this article.


Mischevas-tribute This article refers to events, personae, items and activities only present in-game during the annual Heroes' Festival event. Heroes' Festival comes to Norrath for a short time, generally around the beginning of November.


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