A never before seen Kraken — the Frost Kraken has attacked Captain Snowbeard while transporting his cargo of toys, scattering them across the seven seas. Now Captain Snowbeard is distracted from his normal duties, solely focused on one thing — revenge!
His intense vendetta is threatening the holiday season! Collect the scattered toys and use them to help Captain Snowbeard track down and defeat the Frost Kraken and save the day!
Each ocean has been divided into 5 teams, with pirates from the same crew all being placed on the same team. Pirates can participate and earn points for their team by defeating Brigands and Barbarians to win toy parts and assembling them into Gunwhales, Soldier Scouts, and Octo Bombers trophies near the docks on certain islands. Full details can be found here.
The competition ends on Friday, January 2nd at 3 PM PST.
'Tis the season for Gold Boxes and December's box is nothing to whine about! Ye'll spot chameleon familiars in magenta, white and mint. The December patchy fox pet has maroon fur with light green, banana or white handkerchiefs. Everyone enjoys gold clothing, pets and furniture, and gold box trinkets in the seasonal color, wine.
For yer fancy holiday parrrties, ye'll need something special for yer hair. Make a statement with Scarlet Shampoo. If ye aren't sure what the New Year will hold for ye and yer hearties, gaze into the blue depths of the crystal ball furniture. If yer future looks lucky, crack open a golden piggy bank and ye'll find at least 20,000 PoE, possibly more!Find Gold boxes at your island bank until December 15th at 3 PM PST. Ye can find the full list of prizes, right here.
Daring pirates from the smuggler's guild recently 'acquired' designs for a new sloop. Rumored to have come from secret facilities in the icy northern realm of the Toymakers, the Yuletide Class Sloop is based on the design by player Yoditay of Emerald. The ship is available to order from yer local shipyard for a limited time!
Could this be the ship sailed by the Dread Pirate Santa to deliver gifts to good pirate lads n' lasses? Let's step aboard and take a quick look!
On the main deck ye'll find a treasure trove of goodies awaiting delivery. Merry cannons are found on the ship to protect the bounty from thieves and scoundrels. While he's known as a jolly pirate, the Dread Pirate Santa is sure to give no quarter to anyone who'd stop his seasonal deliveries.
Below deck, there's a space where workers put together last minute gifts and apply those finishing touches. It appears the Toymakers keep their workshops carefully guarded behind a wall of snow. Only those who know the secret steps can enter this space of ribbons and bows.
See where the Dread Pirate Santa gathers with his hearties in the main cabin. The feast is set and the stocking are hung by the chimney with care. Let's warm by the fire and reminisce of yer best pirate exploits of 2014. Somewhere on the ships, there's rumored to be a direct doorway to the north pole. If ye find it, let us know what's on the other side!
Set a course for a jolly time and visit yer local shipyard today! The Yuletide Class Sloop will be available through January 1, 2015.
Own a subscription or make a purchase of $9.99 or more in December to receive a tabletop model merchant galleon! This is the tenth ship in the model ship series.
December is a month o' festive gatherings and feasts. For ye pirates, everyday is a reason to parrrrtry. Set out to sea and spend some time celebratin' with yer hearties! Earn yer December Seal o'Piracy by performing 5 different duty puzzles on a non-navy ship. Treasure Haul doesn't count!
Visit the Palace Shoppe for winter pets! Today only, ye'll find Snow Leopards, Blue Penguins and Light Blue Seals! Ye'll also find discounted prices on Seal and Penguin pets in regular colors. Hurry, because these prices only last until midnight PST!
Once the shopping frenzy is over, regular seals and penguins will remain at in the Palace Shoppe for the rest o' the season. Be sure to browse other sections of the Palace Shoppe for holiday trinkets, hats and temporary snow furniture!
Sailin' the high seas, ye need to pack yer hold with efficiency so as to maximize yer trade profits. Ye also want to make certain yer cargo is secure in the event ye encounter flying cannonballs, whirlpools or rocks on yer journey. Now, ye can skip the hassle o' glass wine bottles. Packaged in a convenient and durable cube, the 2014 Wine Mystery Box keeps yer wine items fresh for months at sea, without the worry!
Drink from the wine box after months in the hold, and the contents will be as fresh as the day ye set sail! The 2014 edition of the wine box includes a wine octopus with sleeping hat familiar, orange/wine parrot familiar and wine pony pet! Ye'll enjoy the rich tones of wine painted ships, furniture and trinkets. For ye fashion-thinkin' pirates, savor wine clothing and chroma.
For more information about the full contents of the 2014 Wine Mystery Box, as well as the official rules, please click here.
Own a subscription or make a purchase of $9.99 or more in November to receive a tabletop model war brig! This is the ninth ship in the model ship series.
As the weather becomes cold, ye may feel the need to stash away some rations for the coming winter. Ye need to keep a good stock o’ limes and coconuts on hand to avoid cabin fever! Earn yer November Seal o'Piracy by completing 2 sessions of foraging. Foraging in Cursed Isles doesn’t count!
Once again this Halloween season, tis time to plunder Sea Monster Lairs and waylay any Brigand Kings ye find. Lucky pirates may be awarded Ghastly Trinkets! There's an increase in monster activity in Sea Monster Lairs, but that may give ye adventurous pirates more treasure!
Once ye have a nice pile o’ the new sweets, head over to the Trading Post. Five trinkets can be exchanged for new monster dolls! Hold a witch, mummy or lantern king doll in a portrait to immortalize this year’s haunting exploits. If ye have stale candy from previous years, ye'll not be able to trade them for the new dolls. The Department o' Treasury wants only the freshest candy for their Halloween festival.
Once ye have yer fill of sweetened treats and expanded yer monster doll collection, use the sugar rush to beat back the hordes of skellies, zombies and werewolves that assail the land!
The oceans run red, and the candy madness last until November 3rd, 2014!
Tis the season for apple bushels and scarecrows, pumpkin muffins and vampire teeth! Visit the Palace Shoppe to get yer fill o' seasonal trinkets such as Pumpkin Spice Latte and fall Oak Leaves. This year, be sure to get yer hook into the new trinkets created by players, including a Ghostly Cookie and Black Cat Doll. Ye’ll find nice selection of festive masks, top hats and vampire raiment for all yer haunting undertakings.
Visit yer local furnisher shoppe for furniture and ship items. Create a ghastly setting with skelly chairs and tables, cannons, helms and figureheads. Stock up on seasonal decorative furniture including pumpkins, jack o’ lanterns, scarecrows, and bushels of apples. Ye'll want to paint a portrait to celebrate yer favorite haunts, so the palace painter is stocked with seasonal portrait backgrounds.
Enjoy haunting yer hearties until November 3rd!
October’s Gold Box has dazzling contents that will put mother nature’s colors of autumn to shame. The patchy fox has orange fur with a white, black or purple handkerchief. If ye can spot em, primary colors for the chameleon familiar are maroon, brown and violet.
Combine those with golden trinkets, furniture and pets, plus the richness of chocolate trinkets and chroma for the true feeling of the harvest. For a wee bit o’ contrast, try purple hair (at least temporarily) with violet volumizer hair dye. This box has black crystal balls. What do ye see when ye gaze into the darkness?
Find Gold boxes at your island bank until October 13th at 3 PM PDT. You can find the full list of prizes, right here.