RIFT News Tidbits 21-22nd August 2015

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RIFT news tidbits for 21-22nd August 2015.

You can find full 3.3 patch notes + a summary with useful links here.

Arclight Ascendancy Promo Week

The Arclight Ascendancy Promo Week is on-going, lasting until 3:30PM Server Time on Thursday, 27th August 2015 (NA) (EU). This time round there’s a new Viridian Arclight Rider Mount that you can obtain during the week via it’s own lockbox on the RIFT Store. There’s also dailies you can complete for event currency in order to obtain a normal Arclight Rider or Crimson Arclight Rider mount from the PRI Quartermaster.

Full guide to the event can be viewed here!


  • Livestream Summary: Testing and Planetouched Preview. Trion held their latest RIFT livestream this Friday with information about testing, bug reports and a preview of the Planetouched Wilds. Showed off Callweddi, a Pentomino puzzle and several dimension/artifact/puzzle box vendors. Check out the summary with text and screenshots here!
  • Giveaway: Viridian Arclight Rider Troves. Feeling lucky? With the Arclight Ascendancy Promo Week on-going, it’s time to give out some (3-4) Viridian Arclight Rider Troves! Check out the contest here! Ends 24th August at 11:59:59PM PDT.
  • RIFT: Behind the Scenes with Jeff “Red Hawk” Hamilton. Trion has posted up a new Behind the Scenes, this time interviewing Red Hawk (Mage/Cleric dev) with some brief information about the Primalist calling. You can view a summary here and the article here. CM Ocho has also posted up a thread with the article here if you’d like to discuss it.
  • Minion Database Updated. The Minion Card Database has been updated with the following:
    • Zendi. Obtained via The Wilds Pack, has 18 Earth 17 Air with 30 Max Stamina. (Thanks to Noseeum for the info!)
  • HK: Akylios Kill. Congratulations to Nephilim for getting NA 2nd Akylios kill in Return to Hammerknell! [r] Who will get that 3rd spot?
  • Forum Spam Report Info. Tacitus has mentioned that if you see any forum spam and report it, once the poster has been confirmed as a spammer (for late-night ads/etc), the mods will purge the poster and all their posts. I.e. You only need to report them once. [r]

Community Content

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

  • Post-Apocalyptic Collaboration Dimension Contest Ends [Contest][Dimension]. Entries to Kalrei’s dimension contest have now closed. If you entered her contest, make sure to have your dimension open for public viewing by Monday, 24th August 2015 at Noon. [r] Interested in what the entries look like? Check out the list here and view them in-game!

Missed out on some news? Check out the full list of RIFT News Tidbits here or 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. New to RIFT? Get your Free RIFT Starter Pack!

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