Merry Winter Veil!

headstone winter veilWinter Veil is once again upon us. updated their Winter Veil guide earlier today so we can now go through and give you some concrete details on what you can and can’t do on your Challenge toon. The event runs starting today, December 16 2015 through January 2 2016.

There are a number of daily quests that you’re allowed to do. Even the daily requiring you to loot the bag that drops after killing the Greench is okay. You can stand back and let others kill it as all you need to do is grab the bag… you do not need to tag the Greench. Please be warned though… a death is still a death and I’ve heard the Greench will one-shot Irons without a second thought.

You are allowed to collect and use all the toys except for the green Red Rider Air Rifle item that is equipped in your main hand. That can potentially red-flag you. There is a BB-Gun that is a Toy item that is allowed.

There is a new mount that drops: Minion of Grumpus. You will spend 5 Merry Supplies (obtained from Garrison Dailies) to purchase a Savage Gift. The mount has a “very rare” chance to be found in the gift.

Savage Gift
As we just mentioned the Savage Gift might contain the Minion of Grumpus mount. It also contains Apexis Crystals, Oil, Garrison Resources, Frozen Arms of a Hero, Elixir of the Rapid Mind, Medallion of the Legion.

  • The Frozen Arms of a Hero is okay to use on your followers.
  • The Elixir of the Rapid Mind is NOT allowed to be used for your Challenge characters. You are, however, allowed to auction it or send it to another non-Challenge character for faster leveling.
  • The Medallion of the Legion…. not sure…. I would say No, however, this item is in a grey area currently as it’s a blue item that grants you reputation easily which unlocks other items for your character. I would say you should auction this off or send it to another non-Challenge character.

There are several pieces of cosmetic gear and an epic dagger. Any item that is Green or higher quality is NOT ALLOWED. There have been no exceptions made for hats or other cosmetic items for this event. Do not get your Challenger red-flagged because you mistakenly equipped the green Gaudy Winter Veil Sweater.

White-quality items are okay and include Socks, Green/Red Winter Clothes and Winter Boots.

It is OKAY to craft these items on a Pacifist (since professions are allowed) to sell on the auction house.

There is quite a bit of food available, so I’ll only list the items that stand out as not being allowed.

And we all know what we want for Winter Veil?? It’s the PRESENTS!!! Yes, you are allowed to open all the gifts from Greatfather Winter’s tree for your character. The gifts are available from December 25 through January 2. Please beware of the following items, as they won’t be allowed for your Challenger.

As always, if you’re not sure or think the information here needs updating, please let me know. You can reach me on Twitter, the forums or by email.

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