Roubaix, France – December 7th 2011 – Starting December 6 th and until January 3 th, DOFUS´ players will discover a new version of the Kwismas Island, full of chocolate Kamas, new items and quests.
As almost every year in DOFUS, players will be submerged in the Christmas spirit with content to celebrate the holiday season. This year, the new features of this magical and beautiful Kwismas Island are the following:
- A new petsmount: The Slayhound
- A new incarnation: the Goblimp (obtained through a quest)
- Chocolate Kamas will give you access to in-game shops where you can get resources that will allow you to craft new sets. They also sell cosmetic items, such as transformation potions!
- 3 new sets (including one with a following NPC!)
- 4 new mini-bosses (which you fight as part of a quest)
- The ability to create presents (do not requires a profession)
- A new emote: “ Freezing”. If you want to get this emote, you’ll need to finish the “Protect the Thwee Kings” quests
- Different background books
An Advent Calendar with a different present every day is also available on the official website.
The Slayhound petsmount
The Slayhound is a big cat with long hair and fangs.
If you are in the Kwismas Island and your character level is at least level 60, you will be able to liberate this fantastic creature from its cage.
If you want to get a Slayhound you will have to complete the “Kwismas Stars” quest first – suffice to say that you’re going to need to dedicate days and days to finishing it! What will you get in return? A really powerful bonus: +80 in prospecting. You can do it!
Kwismas Island is divided into three zones, each of which is dedicated respectively to characters level 1 to 70, 71 to 130 and 131 to 200. Each of these zones is populated with unusual monsters that can only be found on this island and from which you can harvest all sorts of presents! To get to Kwismas Island, talk to Hector Kwismas at [8,-6]. All subscribed players can go to the island and fight monsters but a level 20 character is required to complete the quests.
The island’s history:
Kwismas Island was separated from Frigost a long time ago and now it drifts around the far reaches of the ocean. It’s only when the month of Descendre is well under way that the currents push it towards the continent, just off the coast of Bonta.
Since a piece of the island was propelled towards Amakna, the village’s inhabitants have become accustomed to a thick layer of snow covering the houses as winter approaches. But, this year, Jiva has decided to intervene to re-establish the balance. Djaul’s disciples will be in for a surprise.
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