Lunar New Year 2020

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Lunar New Year 2020
Number of Event Mice: 14
Starting Date: 14 January 2020
Ending Date: 28 January 2020


Overview

During the Lunar New Year 2020, Hunters can encounter mice in Stockpile locations throughout the Kingdom that drop Dumpling Cheese. Dumpling Cheese can be armed in those same Stockpile locations to attract Lunar New Year Mice.

Acquiring a Rat Lunar Lantern and either Lunar Lantern Candles or Red Lunar Lantern Candles will allow Hunters to obtain a luck and loot bonus throughout the Kingdom.

Lunar New Year Charms have no special attraction effects during this event.

HUD

Hunters can track their progress with the event through the Heads-Up Display.

It tracks the following items:

When armed in a non-stockpile location, the following warning appears:
There are no Lunar New Year mice here!
You should select another bait.
Mousing over the Dumpling Cheese image will bring up a text bubble with Dumpling Cheese attracts Lunar New Year Mice at Stockpile Locations!
Costumed Mice - The 10 costumed mice are shown in the order they were introduced to the game and must be caught in that order. (if the lantern has not been looted).
Snapshot of the display showing how far your lantern has lifted into the air. (if the lantern has been looted), including bonus items as follows:
+1 luck every 10 feet up to 500 feet.
3 Nian Gao'da Cheese every 30 feet up to 480 feet.
Slippery Rat Slide Trap Skin at 120 feet.
Doggy Droid Trap Skin at 240 feet.
Lunar New Year of the Rat Journal Theme at 360 feet.
Floating Pig Fortress Trap Skin at 480 feet.
10 Red Lunar Lantern Candles at 500 feet.
  • Top Right - More Info will open a window with the following:
Progress in capturing Costumed Mice
Inventory of Dumpling Cheese, Nian Gao'da Cheese, Rat Lunar Lantern, Lunar Lantern Candle, Red Lunar Lantern Candle and Rat Jade Base
Lunar Stockpile locations and travel buttons.
An explanation of the loot doubling and tripling effects and restrictions.
Display showing how far your lantern has lifted into the air.

Stockpiles of Dumpling Cheese

Stockpiles of Dumpling Cheese can be found in 12 locations within the Kingdom.
Hunt with the cheeses that attract the mice normally found in these locations to obtain Dumpling Cheese as loot.
Hunting with Dumpling Cheese in Stockpile locations is the only way to attract the Lunar New Year Mice and may improve the attraction rate of some of the rarer mice in these locations.

Dumpling Cheese will not attract mice outside of the stockpile locations.

Lunar Lantern and Candles

Hunters must capture the Costumed Rat Mouse to acquire the Rat Lunar Lantern. The Rat Lunar Lantern is powered by either Lunar Lantern Candles which are dropped by hunting with Dumpling Cheese in any of the 12 stockpile locations or Red Lunar Lantern Candles which are dropped from the Lunar Red Candle Maker Mouse by hunting with Nian Gao'da Cheese in any of the 12 stockpile locations.

Luck Boost

Activating the Rat Lunar Lantern will consume 1 candle with each hunt. Every 10 candles burned will add +1 luck to the Luck Boost effect of the lantern while it is active. The maximum possible luck boost is +50.

This luck boost will be effective throughout the Kingdom, but only while the Rat Lunar Lantern is active.

Loot Doubling and Tripling

Activating the Rat Lunar Lantern will provide a loot doubling effect throughout the Kingdom.

Almost any item that appears as loot in the journal entry for the captured mouse will be doubled. Any items that show up in a separate journal entry will not be doubled.

The following items will not be doubled:

"Attempting to duplicate any of these items could break the laws of space-time itself! The King frowns upon that sort of thing."

Lunar New Year Mice

These are the Lunar New Year event mice that may be encountered in stockpile locations during the Lunar New Year 2020 event.

Costumed Mice

Arming Dumpling Cheese will add the Calligraphy, Dumpling Chef, and Red Envelope mice to the mouse population, but, initially, the costumed mice must be caught in order.
The Costumed Tiger is the first mouse made available.

Capturing the Costumed Tiger will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Rabbit.
Capturing the Costumed Rabbit will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Dragon.
Capturing the Costumed Dragon will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Snake.
Capturing the Costumed Snake will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Horse.
Capturing the Costumed Horse will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Sheep.
Capturing the Costumed Sheep will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Monkey.
Capturing the Costumed Monkey will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Rooster.
Capturing the Costumed Rooster will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Dog.
Capturing the Costumed Dog will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Pig.
Capturing the Costumed Pig will remove it from the mouse population and add the Costumed Rat.
Capturing the Costumed Rat allows all the costumed mice to appear in stockpile locations at the same time.

Cheese Preference and Loot

Dumpling Cheese or Nian Gao'da Cheese is required to attract event mice in stockpile locations. Nian Gao'da Cheese is required to attract the Lunar Red Candle Maker in stockpile locations.

Mouse
Points
Gold
Loot
Calligraphy 1,888 888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Dog 2,888 5,888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Dragon 2,888 888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Horse 2,888 5,888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Monkey 2,888 5,888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Pig 3,888 5,888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Rabbit 1,888 888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Rat 3,888 5,888 Rat Lunar Lantern
Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Rooster 2,888 5,888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Sheep 2,888 5,888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Snake 2,888 5,888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Costumed Tiger 1,602 888 Lunar Lantern Candle
Dumpling Chef 2,866 3,000 Lunar Lantern Candle
Lunar Red Candle Maker
Requires Nian Gao'da Cheese
2,888 2,222 Red Lunar Lantern Candle
Red Envelope 888 221 Lunar Lantern Candle
Red Pocket Envelope

Shoppes

The trapsmiths in stockpile locations have added the Jade Base to their inventory for the duration of the event.

Trapsmith

The cost of this base is the same in all stockpile locations.

Item
Cost
Refund
Requirement
Jade Base 80,000 14,000 Journeyman
title to equip

Adventure

Hunters can earn the Rat Jade Base by completing the Celebrate Lunar New Year 2020 adventure.

Celebrate the 2020 Lunar New Year by lighting your Rat Lunar Lantern and earning the Rat Jade Base!

This adventure takes place in Lunar Stockpiles:

Collect Dumpling Cheese at Lunar Stockpiles

Gather Dumpling Cheese by capturing regular mice in a Lunar Stockpile!
Location: Lunar Stockpiles

Defeat the Costumed Lunar New Year Mice

Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles
Location: Lunar Stockpiles

Obtain the Rat Lunar Lantern and Light Lunar Lantern Candles

Rewards:

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