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Revision as of 22:10, 30 December 2009

Ronza stops in from time to time, bringing MouseHunters new and fancy trap components from other parts of the world. Little is known about her origins, and she never stays very long. The King allows Ronza to make port near the castle, to sell her goods. Perhaps the more she visits, the more we will find out about her...

Description and Requirements

Ronza's Traveling Shoppe is a special location, a large blimp that occasionally becomes available for hunters to visit and purchase special supplies. The merchant, Ronza, is a mysterious woman of unknown origin. When this ship lands, anyone who has access to the region in which she lands can visit her shop provided they have the gold to travel there. Her shop will show in the list of locations for the region where she lands just like any other location, and you travel there in the normal way. There is no title limitation to access the Ronza's Traveling Shoppe. However, do note that if Ronza lands at a place not accessible to new hunters, they would not be able to access it. For example, a Novice hunter cannot access Ronza's Traveling Shoppe if it is located in the Furoma region as (s)he does not have the maps and the title.

Although Ronza's Traveling Shoppe is only available for short periods at a time, you can stay there and hunt for mice if you choose. If you are still in the shop when Ronza departs, you will be transported back to Gnawnia at no cost to you: "Ronza cut the tethers to her ship and took off into the sky. On her way out, she dropped me off at the Town of Gnawnia, free of charge, where I resumed the hunt."

Shops

These are the shops that can be found in Ronza's Traveling Shoppe:

It is also important to note that Ronza's Traveling Shoppe will not always carry the same merchandise during her visits and some shops may not always be available.

Ronza's Traveling Shoppe Mice

Mouse Max Points Min Gold Power Type Loot
Bionic 300 551 Physical
Black Widow 480 11 Physical SUPER|brie+ cheese
Brown 115 151 Physical
Burglar 1,420 1,251 Physical Brie cheese
Diamond 1,200 601 Physical Rockforth cheese *
Dwarf 285 526 Tactical
Frosty Snow 600 301 Physical
Frozen 300 301 Physical
Gold 600 1,201 Physical Rockforth cheese *
Granite 285 526 Physical
Grey 90 126 Physical
New Year's 2200 200
Nibbler 1,100 901 Physical Rockforth cheese *
SUPER|brie+ cheese
Pirate 350 2,751 Tactical
Steel 270 501 Physical
White 70 101 Physical Teddy Bear *
Zombie 2,700 2,701 Physical
* Rockforth Cheese and Teddy Bear were only dropped during her visit in October, 2009
  • Highlighted mice are those rarely encountered in the location.

Hunting Strategy

In this location there are mice of two different power types, Physical and Tactical. Tactical traps are very effective against the Tactical mice in this location, and of normal effectiveness against the physical mice, so a tactical trap is your best choice. Alternatively, both Physical and Hydro power traps are of normal effectiveness against both Physical and Tactical mice, so a Physical or Hydro trap can be used.

Cheese Usage

All standard cheese types can be used in this location. Hunters wanting the Burglar should use Brie or SUPER|brie+, and those wanting to attract the Nibbler or Black Widow can use SUPER|brie+ cheese.

Hunting Tips by Larry

Her name can cause both excitement and high blood pressure: Ronza!

Ronza is a traveling merchant that occasionally visits Gnawnia with all sorts of goodies. Make sure to visit the Trapsmith, Cheese Shoppe and General Store to see what she currently has for sale.

Be careful of how much you buy. You may find yourself unable to refund any excess wares.

History and Trivia

Ronza has only visited the Gnawnia and Burroughs regions so far. News regarding her visits are chronicled here.

2009

  • 23 December 2009, Ronza suddenly landed in Gnawnia without notice, offering the following items:
Type Item Cost Points Required Remark
Traps Snowglobe Trap 341,000 91,000 Available since 23 December 2009
2010 Blastoff Trap 512,800 99,000 Available since 30 December 2009
Chrome DrillBot 897,400 544,000 Available since 28 December 2009
Bases Candy Cane Base 90,000 110,200 Available since 23 December 2009
Firecracker Base 90,000 92,200 Available since 30 December 2009
Crafting Items Splintered Wood 150 NA Available since 23 December 2009
  • On 2 December 2009, a picture regarding The Great Winter Hunt '09 was posted on MouseHunt's wall photos, with its details depicting a Ronza's Boxing Week and New Year's Specials.
  • On 3 November 2009 at approximately 4 PM EST, Ronza departed from Gnawnia. Any hunters who were hunting on her airship when she lifted off received this message: "Ronza cut the tethers to her ship and took off into the sky. On her way out, she dropped me off at the Town of Gnawnia, free of charge, where I resumed the hunt."
  • On 2 November 2009, the following was announced : "Ronza leaves this Tuesday (Nov 3). Visit her shop before she flies away!"
  • On 20 October 2009, Ronza landed in Gnawnia offering the following items:
Type Item Cost Points Required Remark
Traps HitGrab Rockin' Horse 158,500 9,100
Giant Speaker 612,800 91,000
Kraken Chaos 860,000 843,500
Bases Magma Base 374,700 238,200
Cheese Swiss 100 NA
Crafting Items Rainbow Mohawk Wig of Awesomeness 60,000 NA Used for crafting
HitGrab Rainbow Rockin' Horse
  • On 19 October 2009, a few flyers from Ronza were found stating her two-week stay would begin the following day.
  • On 16 October 2009, Ronza's airship was first sighted on the top right corner of the full map, and a new empty field was found south of the Gnawnia Castle and to the right of Calm Clearing. Approximately 20 hours later, the ship moved further southwest, and was then directly next to Dracano. Shortly after, developer Dave Vanderburg posted in the Recent News and Updates forum, alerting us that Ronza "hopes to make landfall sometime next week" and that "her final destination is the empty spot just south of the Gnawnia Castle."
  • During downtime for a hardware upgrade on the 21 September 2009, a picture was uploaded, saying "This October a friend of the Kingdom will be returning after a long voyage!" On the subsequent Feedback Friday, the developers said that it was a reference to Ronza.
  • On 9 March 2009, Ronza anchored near the Town of Gnawnia in the Gnawnia region during MouseHunt's Birthday Giveaway and departed four days later. She offered the following items:
Type Item Cost Points Required Remark
Traps HitGrab Horsey 15,850 0
Bases Polar Base 59,550 90,000
Birthday Cake Base 12,350 0
Cheese Swiss 100 NA
Crafting Items Party Hat 15,000 NA Used for crafting PartyBot
Splintered Wood 175 NA
  • On 5 January 2009, the following was announced before Ronza's embarkment: "A few determined hunters seem to be holding Ronza's ropes to prevent her take off. Hurry, before she cuts the lines!!"
  • On 3 January 2009, the following was announced: "Ronza was all set to take off but still needs to recuperate from the party, she plans to leave on Monday."

2008

  • On 31 December 2008, Ronza anchored near the Town of Gnawnia in the Gnawnia region. She offered the following items:
Type Item Cost Points Required
Bases Polar Base 59,550 90,000
Cheese Swiss 100 NA
Crafting Items Splintered Wood 175 NA
  • On 15 December 2008, the following was announced: "The weather has cleared and Ronza has been spotted in the sky above the Gnawnia castle!" Later that same day, Ronza anchored near the Town of Gnawnia in the Gnawnia region and departed four days later. She offered the following items:
Type Item Cost Points Required
Traps Snow Barrage 140,600 68,000
Cheese Swiss 100 NA
Crafting Items Splintered Wood 175 NA
  • On 13 December 2008, the following was announced: "A merchant air ship was forced to make a landing on an island east of Gnawnia until the weather clears up."
  • On 11 December 2008, just after the Elf and Abominable Snow mice were introduced, the MouseHunt news feed was updated to include the message, "Despite the stormy weather, one brave merchant has been spotted flying towards Gnawnia." The statement was subsequently updated to read, "Despite stormy weather and strong headwinds slowing their arrival, a brave merchant is flying towards Gnawnia." It was later revealed that these statements referred to Ronza.
  • On 27 November 2008, the area in the Burroughs region where Ronza's Traveling Shoppe used to be located became a permanent location known as the Bazaar. It now houses a Cartographer, Cheese Shoppe, and General Store.
  • On 18 October 2008, Ronza anchored near the Town of Digby in the Burroughs region and departed three days later. She offered the following item:
Type Item Cost Points Required
Cheese Moon 2,500 NA
Type Item Cost Points Required
Traps DeathBot (Chrome Edition) 512,800 136,500



Locations
(quick reference)
Gnawnia:  • Meadow   • Town of Gnawnia   • Windmill   • Harbour
 • Mountain
Valour:  • King's Arms   • Tournament Hall   • King's Gauntlet
Whisker Woods:  • Calm Clearing   • Great Gnarled Tree   • Lagoon
Burroughs:  • Laboratory   • Toxic Spill   • Town of Digby   • Mousoleum   • Bazaar
Furoma:  • Training Grounds   • Dojo   • Meditation Room   • Pinnacle Chamber
Bristle Woods:  • Catacombs   • Forbidden Grove   • Acolyte Realm
Tribal Isles:  • Cape Clawed   • Elub Shore   • Nerg Plains   • Derr Dunes
 • Jungle of Dread   • Dracano   • Balack's Cove
Varmint Valley:  • Claw Shot City   • Gnawnian Express Station   • Fort Rox
Queso Canyon:  • Queso River   • Prickly Plains   • Cantera Quarry   • Queso Geyser
Rodentia:  • S.S. Huntington IV   • Slushy Shoreline   • Seasonal Garden   • Zugzwang's Tower
 • Crystal Library   • Iceberg   • Sunken City
Sandtail Desert:  • Fiery Warpath   • Muridae Market   • Living Garden
 • Lost City   • Sand Dunes   • Twisted Garden   • Cursed City   • Sand Crypts
Hollow Heights:  • Fungal Cavern   • Labyrinth   • Zokor   • Moussu Picchu
Rift Plane:  • Gnawnia Rift   • Burroughs Rift   • Whisker Woods Rift   • Furoma Rift
 • Bristle Woods Rift • Valour Rift
King's Party Zone:  • Great Gnawnian Games
 • Great Winter Hunt
 • Halloween
 • Lunar New Year
 • MouseHunt Birthday
 • Spring Egg Hunt
 • Valentine's Day
 • Ronza: Ronza's Traveling Shoppe
 • Historic uses: Events
Others:  • King's Stockade   • Vacant Lot