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Throughout the Festivult event held in holiday season, every treasure chest in the game has a chance of dropping festival coins in addition to the usual treasure. Coins can be exchanged for seasonal items. Coins and rewards are unbound.

The Festivult Tradition (lore)[edit]

Since ancient times, the folk of Eberron have observed Long Shadows during these chill weeks of the month of Vult (December) -- a grim season when the power of the Shadow, god of the Dark Six, is at its strongest. Dire magic gathers in dusky corners, and evil stalks the night in a thousand guises. The Coin Lords have determined that the terror of Long Shadows must end! To this end, they devised the festival as a celebration to drive evil out of the city. Instead of cowering from the Shadow, citizens are encouraged to exchange gifts with their adventuring partners and loved ones. And by slaying the monsters who threaten the city's well-being, they may collect festival coins to demonstrate their dauntless spirit in the face of Long Shadows and the Dark Six!

The planes are vast and mysterious, and we can never predict how their alignment will impact the magically imbued gifts of Festivult. Each year the Festivult gifts are imbued with a different magical power depending on what planes are in alignment. So if you have some left-over goodies from Festivults past, beware, friends - those treats may not bring the same affects as before!

Jester of Festivult[edit]

Jester of Festivult.jpg

Name: Jester of Festivult

Race: Dwarf

Gender: Male

Collects:

Locations:

Description: <Festival Collector>

Notes: The Jester is a dwarven non-player character that appears during the Summer and Winter Festivult events. He accepts copper, silver, and gold festival coins to exchange for seasonal items!


Reward items[edit]

The item effects are based on Planes of Eberron (Eberron wiki link), and their alignment will have impact on them.

Each year the Festivult Cookies and Cakes are imbued with a different effect depending on what planes are in alignment. Any left-over Cakes and Cookies, will have their effects retroactively changed.

Attention: some items are listed in the following table more than once.

Turn-in Item Item effect (2021)
Three Copper Festival Coins
BlackAbashaiCookie.png Black Abishai Cookie1 Erosion, CL:9
DalQuorCookie.png Dal Quor, the Region of Dreams Jelly Cake4 Nightmare Lance, CL:8
IrianCookie.png Irian, the Eternal Day Jelly Cake Ardor, CL:8
KythriCookie.png Kythri, the Churning Chaos Jelly Cake Greater Color Spray, CL 10
LordOfBladesCookie.png Lord of Blades Cookie Blade Barrier, CL:15
MadusaCookie.png Medusa Cookie Flesh to Stone, CL:15
RisiaCookie.png Risia, the Plane of Ice Jelly Cake Snowball Swarm, CL:10
ShavarathCookie.png Shavarath, the Battleground Jelly Cake Armor of Speed, CL:10
StormreaverCookie.png Stormreaver Cookie Thunder Snow, CL:17
SuulomadesCookie.png Suulomades Cookie Teleport, CL: 15
SyraniaCookie.png Syrania, the Azure Sky Jelly Cake Jump + Feather Fall, CL:17
TakenCookie Icon.png Taken Cookie become Taken for 10 minutes
+ Long Lasting Eagle’s Majesty Potion effect, CL:15
ThelanisCookie.png Thelanis, the Faerie Court Jelly Cake Good Hope, CL:15
WarforgedTitanCookie.png Warforged Titan Cookie Titan's Grip, CL:15
Icon Cupcake.png Cupcake Heal Moderate Wounds, CL:10
Icon Lump of Coal.png Lump of Coal Thrown weapon,
Bludgeon damage
Icon Sun Flask.png Sun Flask Thrown weapon,
Bludgeon + light damage
Icon Festival Twig.png Festival Twig Apparently you have been very naughty.
Two Silver Festival Coins
ArraetrikosCookie.png Arraetrikos Cookie Rising Fury, CL:15
BeholderCookie.png Beholder Cookie See Invisibility, CL:10
BlackAbbotCookie.png Black Abbot Cookie Spawn Screen, CL:15
BlueAbashaiCookie.png Blue Abishai Cookie1 Blur, CL:9
DaanviCookie.png Daanvi, the Perfect Order Jelly Cake Silence Creature, CL:10
DalQuorCookie.png Dal Quor, the Region of Dreams Jelly Cake Nightmare Lance, CL:8
DolurrhCookie.png Dolurrh, the Realm of the Dead Jelly Cake Death Ward, CL:15
FerniaCookie.png Fernia, the Sea of Fire Jelly Cake Wall of Fire, CL:10
GreenAbashaiCookie.png Green Abishai Cookie1 Protection from Elements, CL:8
MarilithCookie.png Queen Lailat, the Marilith Cookie Shard Storm, CL:15
LamanniaCookie.png Lamannia, the Twilight Forest Jelly Cake Tenacious Pack, CL:12
RedAbishaiCookie.png Red Abishai Cookie 1 Greater Inferno
Icon Shadow Cookie.png Shadow Cookie Superior Nihil
SpinnerOfShadowsCookie.png Spinner of Shadows Cookie Moon Lance, CL:10
TakenCookie Icon.png Taken Cookie become Taken for 10 minutes
+ Long Lasting Eagle’s Majesty Potion effect, CL:15
TovendCannithCookie.png Toven d’Cannith Cookie Greater Evolution: Bull, CL:?
VelahCookie.png Velah, the Red Dragon Cookie Red Dragon Breath, CL:15
One Gold Festival Coin2
HezrouCookie.png Hezrou Cookie Infernal Power, CL:10
KoboldCookie.png Kobold Cookie Greater Vigor, CL:12
LolthCookie.png Lolth, The Spider Queen Cookie Lolth's Blessing (see item page), CL:?
LordOfBladesCookie.png Lord of Blades Cookie Blade Barrier, CL:15
MabarCookie.png Mabar, the Endless Night Jelly Cake Gloomspear, CL:12
Icon Owlbear Cookie.png Owlbear Cookie +4 Rage bonus to both Strength and Constitution, duration 1 minute
Icon Shadow Cookie.png Shadow Cookie Superior Nihil
Icon Shar Cookie.png Shar, Mistress of the Night Cookie Unknown, CL:?
Icon Spiderweb Cookie.png Spiderweb Cookie Rejuvenation Cocoon, CL: 18
SuccubusCookie.png Succubus Cookie Charm Monster, Mass, CL:10
WhiteAbishaiCookie.png White Abishai Cookie1 Superior Freeze
XyzzyCookie.png Xyzzy Cookie Bee Breath, CL:15
XoriatCookie.png Xoriat, the Realm of Madness Jelly Cake Beguile (12 second Charm Monster with no save), CL:15

Notes[edit]

Some of these items are BtA or BtC.

Cookie jars[edit]

EstoreIcon CookieJar.jpg
Main article: Cookie jars

Iterations[edit]

2020-2021[edit]

  • December 1 - January 9 for coin drops
  • December 9 - January 16 for Jester turn-in
    • Several notable changes took place during 2021, as it was the first case in which overlap between coin drops existed, and several cookies previously found in the now-retired Midwinter Festival were added.

2019-2020[edit]

  • December 5 - January 6 for coin drops
  • December 12 - January 13 for Jester turn-in

2018-2019[edit]

  • November 29 - December 27 for coin drops
  • December 13 - January 2 for Jester turn-in

2017-2018[edit]

  • December 4 - January 1 for coin drops
  • December 14 - January 7 for Jester turn-in

2016-2017[edit]

  • December 1 - December 31 for coin drops
  • December 14 - January 7 for Jester turn-in

2015-2016[edit]

  • December 3 - January 7 for coin drops
  • December 16 - January 13 for Jester turn-in

2014-2015[edit]

  • December 2 - January 4 for coins drop
  • December 12 - January 18 for Jester turn-in
  • Effect of some reward items have retroactively changed (leftovers from last year's event have also been affected).

2013-2014[edit]

  • December 5 - January 2 for coins drop
  • December 17 - January 12 for Jester turn-in

2012-2013[edit]

  • December 5 - January 6 for coins drop
  • December 10 - January 13 for Jester turn-in
  • White Abishai Cookie made available in the DDO Store

2011-2012[edit]

  • December 2011 - January 2012

2011 Summer Festivult[edit]

  • June 30 - July 17
  • Exactly the same rewards from coins as given from December 13, 2010 - January 2, 2011.

2010-2011[edit]

  • December 7 - ?? for coins drop
  • December 13 - January 2 for Jester turn-in

2009-2010[edit]

  • November 23 - December 25 for coins drop
  • November 30 - January 1 for Jester turn-in

2008-2009[edit]

  • December 11 - January

2007-2008[edit]

  • December 12 - January
  • Effect of some reward items have retroactively changed (leftovers from last year's event have also been affected). The drop rate of coins has also significantly decreased as compared to last year's event.

2006-2007[edit]

  • Introduced to the game for the first time. Irian Cake (blue one) had Raise Dead effect with no minimum level usage and was fairly easy to get. At the time level cap was 10, and the Raise Dead spell belonged to endgame scene. The Cake was criticized as being game-breaking.

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