RIFT News Tidbits 9th July 2015

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RIFT news tidbits for 9th July 2015.


  • RIFT 3.3: Waking Nightmares Launched July 15th! Trion has announced that RIFT 3.3: Waking Nightmares will launch on July 15th! [r] [r] You can check out a summary of what we know is coming with the patch here.
    • Note: Planar Crafted gear stats have changed since the most recent PTS Update. Will be up on PTS ‘soon’. [r]
  • Budgie Madness Promo Week. Budgie Madness Promo Week has launched again. This week, the Umbral Budgie Mount is available from lockboxes on the RIFT Store and you can participate in daily Budgie Race dailies to gain bird seed for Frosty, Ashen and Umbral Budgie Mounts available at the PRI Quartermaster. You can check out a full guide here!
  • Interview with Massively OP. RIFT Game Director Christopher “Archonix” Junior talks about what’s coming to RIFT in 2015 with Justin Olivetti over at Massively OP. A little bit of a teaser for the abilities that Primalist will get; and look forward to the Nightmare Saga, Planetouched Wilds and “big things” for minions! Check out the full article here!
  • Nightmare Thresher Mount. Archonix has revealed that a Nightmare Thresher Mount will be available starting next week. Also, it is “not in a lock box” (assumed to be direct purchase instead). Also, Trion might be giving some away during tomorrow’s livestream! [r] Below you can find two previews of the mount from RIFT’s twitter account, as well as a preview of a ‘purple’ thresher mount:
Nightmare Thresher Mount Preview

Nightmare Thresher Mount Preview. Src: RIFT

Thresher Mounts

Thresher Mounts. Cobalt, Molten, ‘Purple’ and Nightmare. Src: RIFT

  • Minion Database Updated. Minion Card Database updated with the following:
    • Jari: 18 Harvesting 17 Dimension 20 Stamina. Also drops from Lesser Golems in Moonshade Highlands. (Thanks to Shel@Zaviel for the info!)
    • Keavi: 17 Air 18 Life 30 Stamina. (Thanks to Aleskey for the info!)
    • Goldgrille: 7 Earth 18 Dimension 20 Stamina. (Thanks to Aleskey for the info!)
    • Steamskin: Also drops from Rotting Ghouls in Stonefield. (Thanks to Darktwo for the info!)
    • Knifebeak: Also drops from Harpy and Prowler in Droughtlands. (Thanks to Darktwo for the info!)

Community Content

Below is a list of content created recently by the RIFT community!

  • Warrior Run Speed Spec [Guide]. Interested in just messing around with players and having a bit of fun without having to worry about parses? DarkDaemon over on the RIFT Forums has a fun run speed spec for warriors that you can check out here!
  • Rift Reforged Ep 39 w/ Grim [Video]. The folks over at Rift Reforged had their latest livestream about Rift news and specs with special guest Grim The Gamer! Check out the recorded video here!
  • Leonardo da Vinci [Dimension]. Ziz@Zaviel has created a lovely dimension with inspirations from the artist himself in the “Leonardo da Vinci” dimension. Check out a tour of the dimension with Feendish from The Dimension Touring Company here.
  • Avion Cove [Dimension]. Dimension Diva over at The Dimension Touring Company has taken a tour of Ashian@Greybriar’s “Avion Cove”. Check out this amazing house-based dimension here!

Missed out on some news? Check out the full list of RIFT News Tidbits here or check out the PTS/Live Comparison Page for a summary of upcoming changes. Patch Notes, PTS Updates, Datamining and Livestream Summaries are also available.

If you’re interested in the latest RIFT contests or upcoming events, check out RiftGrate’s ‘Upcoming RIFT Events‘ page and calendar.

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One Comment on “RIFT News Tidbits 9th July 2015”

  1. July 10, 2015 at 9:06 am #

    woah that Leonardo da Vinci dimension

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