By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG News Editor
Halloween has come again and in fine MMO tradition the spooky and fun events are in full swing. We've got a massive list of the events going on out there in the MMO world. So find yours below. The most recent updates to this three week old list are in Golden Yellow.
Age of Conan – By The Light of the Moon October 28 – November 11
Fight to save ConarchVillage from a dark fate after a band of strangers arrives in town. This is an all new event this year and includes exclusive Halloween rewards. Have no fear though, if you’re a fan of Night of the Lost Souls, that is back again as well.
Aion – Nightmare Circus – October 23 – November 6
Nightmare Lord Heiramune has kidnapped the Yume, Queen of Dreams. This event is for players level 30 or higher with a minimum of two players. Enter the instance with the aid of faeries to save Yume. Rewards comes via Nightmare Crates which require keys to unlock.
Allods – Halloween Film Fright Fest – October 21 – November 3
What would Halloween be without scary movies? Allods doesn’t want to find out. This Halloween season they’re holding a Halloween Film Fright Fest. Make a 30 second to 5 minute long film telling a scary story to be in for a chance to win some awesome prizes.
Anarchy Online – October 22 – November 5
Uncle Pumpkinhead returns once again this year to terrorize the citizens of Rubi-Ka. Plus some limited time deals on subscriptions.
APB – Fright Club – October 24 – November 6th
San Paro’s Fight Club has become the Fright Club. Set in an abandoned asylum, the Fright club is filled with ghoulish gangsters and other terrifying things. This isn’t all from APB though, an all new Halloween Pack features witches and wizard hats, wings, and weapons.
Camelot Unchained – Bean Sidhe Race Reveal
Camelot Unchained's Kickstarter updates offer a spooky look into the backstory and racial boons and banes of the disembodied playable race, the Bean Sidhe aka Banshee. Catch the update for full details on this horrifying addition to the upcoming title.
Champions Online – Halloween Bloodmoon – October 24 – November 4
Zombies invade as Undying Lord Takofanes arrives with his minions and the souls of heroes who died during the Battle of Detroit. Get trick or treat bags from special NPCs who may just turn into monsters and tear your face off.
Conquer 2 – Evil Unleashed - October 12 – October 31
Go on a treasure hunt, kill demons, and get boxes of treasure or the Forbidden Fear Scroll which summons the dreaded Fear Deamon. This quest can be completed up to ten times a day and there are rewards for being the top opener of boxes on your server.
Dark Age of Camelot – A Sinister Moon Rises – October 17 – November 5
The Ghostly Harvest Quest is back again for players level 45 and higher. But this is just the start of the long list of things taking place. Ghosts haunt the streets of the capital cities, something strange has happened to all of the puppies, and crazy old women are selling costume potions.
DCUO – The Witching Hour – Dates Unknown
Klarion the Witch Boy returns to DCUO once again this year, bringing with him tricks, treats, styles, items, and more. Very little information is known as of publishing this article; check back next week when hopefully there will be more to tell.
Digimon Masters – Spooky Halloween Party – October 22 – November 26
Pumpkinmon needs help only Tamers can give. Pick up the newest weapon, Pumpkin Bombs which allow tamers to hunt the pumpkin monsters that spawn in every map. And Soulmon has joined the festivities this year. Soulmon is on the hunt for cookies which drop from a variety of Digimon. And this is only the start of the month long festivities.
Dragon Nest EU – The Night of the Pumpkin Duck – October 8 – November 12
Meet Crazy Duck’s undead cousin, Pumpkin Duck. Scare him away for coupons to get pumpkin related souvenirs. Plus get rewards for staying logged in for 30 minutes, 1 Hour, 2 Hours, or 3 Hours with cookies, jewel pouches, and more.
Dragon’s Prophet – Dragonween – October 24 – November 6
Head to Artecia and look for the Red Quest Marker near the Path of Elders to start this Halloween event. Enter the Abyss of Exile to start an all new series of quests with unique bosses, festive gear, and other surprises.
Dungeons and Dragons Online – Mabar Fest – October 24 – November 11
Mabar Fest returns once again with hats, The Spectral Dragon, and of course the undead. Earn tokens for prizes and find new items in the store.
Elsword - Free Costumes for All
Eighteen different costumes have been added to Elsword this holiday season. Trick or treat in style, and keep an eye out for more events and community contests then ever before. Keep an eye out on social media for more and catch a preview of some of them on our image gallery.
Everquest – The Haunting of Norrath – October 19 - ?
The Haunting of Norrath returns once again with new candy and costume shops, bone collecting, The Gravedigger, Scarecrow Roundup, and many, many more events. To see them all you’ll just have to log in.
Everquest II – Night of the Dead – October 15 – November 11
Race fellow adventurers to capture ghosts and earn rewards. Or maybe you’d like to have a go at some of the popular quests from Halloweens gone by? Earn new achievements and buy some holiday themed items on the market for a limited time.
Carve pumpkins, tell scary stories, hunt the headless, eat monster candies, or take on the Halloween Challenge Dungeon. There is no shortage of festive fun in Fiesta Online this Halloween season.
FFXIV:ARR– All Saints’ Wake – October 18 – November 1
A traveling circus has arrived overnight as if by magic. Talk to them to get a special quest. Enjoy decorative lanterns lining the streets and fun costumes but always be on the look out for tricks and treats.
Forge of Empires – Dates Unknown
Jack O’lantern returns to Forge of Empires again this year with a new questline. Get last year’s building plus a new building this here. Jack may even give player cemeteries a unique boost.
Forsaken World – October 26 – November 4
Join Captain Ironclasp in Freedom Harbor for a special holiday event to earn new costumes and more.
Free Realms – October 1 – November 5
The Marketplace is filled with scary costumes and Halloween essentials. Plus there is a new frightfully fun quest for players to complete.
Support either Jack or the Easter Bunny in their never ending feud in Vengeance or go around trick or treating if that isn’t your sort of thing.
Play the role of Alchemists this year and stir up one of three mystical ingredients to receive unique rewards.
Guild Wars 2 – Blood and Madness – October 15 – November 11
The Mad King makes a return this year up to his usual tricks, but he isn’t alone. Bloody Prince Edrick, the son of The Mad King has appeared. Trick or treat, get lost in a deadly labyrinth, and race to the top of the Mad King’s Clock Tower.
Guncraft – Paranoia Mode – October 28 - ?
One player will be selected as the Zombie Queen in this spine chilling new mode being introduced to Guncraft. The Queen appears to be a normal soldier, but anyone they kill becomes a zombie with enhanced speed and jumping abilities.
Guns and Robots – October 30 – November 4
Smash pumpkins, hunt down spooky enemies and win cool presents during this year’s Halloween festivities. Be sure to keep an eye on Guns and Robots’ Facebook page as well to get free accessories to get in the Halloween spirit.
Kings and Legends – October 22 - ?
Active players will new card rewards and take part in a limited edition Challenge Hall to be in for a chance to get a Unicorn Mount and Runes. Expect more information to come out as the event approaches.
Lord of the Rings – Harvestmath Festival – October 22 – November 4
Enter the Haunted Burrow, a haunted Hobbit fun-house, take part in horse races, have a pint, or play Troves & Trickery. Harvestmath has something for everyone from bobbing for apples to decorative items for your home.
Mabinogi – The Cursed Labyrinth
Transform into one of 15 new costumes as you find your way through the Cursed Labyrinth or vanquish vampires with the Vampire Hunter set.
Just in time for Halloween Maplestory celebrates their 8th anniversary with a monster hunt, and Halloween party. Hunt monsters with Witch Malady for Dark Tokens to get for rare equipment and items. Or help Empress Cygnus put together a spooktacular Halloween party.
Marvel Heroes – Halloween Costumes
New costumes are being introduced to celebrate Halloween. The first is Wolverine Brood. After being infected with a Brood Embryo Wolverine was able to keep himself from being completely transformed but is now trapped in a half mutant, half alien form. Check the Marvel Heroes site regularly for more spooky costumes.
The Micro World has gone a little spooky with pumpkinized health potions and grenades, ghostified shields, and bazookas that rain skulls. The armory has been given an update to feature lollipop rifles, pumpkin gatlings, and more festive weaponry. And of course there are new Halloween costumes to enjoy on top of it all.
Mighty Quest for Epic Loot – Trick and Loot Open House – October 28 – November 4
For a limited time anyone can play The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot as they host yet another open house. This one though has a Halloween twist. For a limited time get Halloween themes and costumes and new Halloween themed castles have been created for players to test their new skills. New customization options also appear, a glowing pumpkin head, bat winged headgear, and other fun costumes for looters.
MU Online – Trick or Treat and Haunted Halloween – October 18 – November 6
Halloween gets not one but two events this year in MU online. The first is a trick or treat hunt across the web. Collect 5 codes from media partners (including OnRPG!) to get free in game gifts. This only runs until November 1st. The second event begins October 23rd and carries on until November 6th. The Haunted Halloween Hunt takes players on a quest to find the WereRabbit and Fire Flame Ghost then expands the monster hunt to include any above level 68. Get rewarded with scrolls or even a rare transformation ring.
Neverwinter – Masquerade of Liars Festival – October 29 – November 4
Protector’s Enclave transforms for Liar’s Night, which has been turned into a six day long festival of trickery and mischief. Take part in new events and tasks to earn costumes and pumpkins.
Perfect World International – October 30 – November 4
Get double EXP, spirit and drops to prepare for exciting new events. The events start and end at various times throughout the festive season so check out the official site for more information on each.
New holiday items are now available in Planetside 2. Get flaming jack o’ lanterns, bat-winged skulls, and much more. These items will continue to be available after the Halloween season is over.
Rift – Autumn Harvest – October 17 – November 1
Atrophinius returns for the Autumn Harvest. Eliminate scarabs who are trying to get at the harvest, steal loot that belongs to Telara, and face off against vampires and werewolves. As thanks for helping Atrophinius and the Fae get special tokens for Spectral mounts and other sweet loot.
The Settlers Online – October 17 - ?
A new server wide challenge is one of two highlights this year. A giant golem will invade every player’s island and must be defeated over and over for awesome rewards. Each time it returns the battle gets harder but the rewards get sweeter. Or take part in an exclusive quest chain that helps characters get pumpkins which can be traded for decorative items, buffs, and buildings.
Silkroad October 23 – November 12
Bring candies to So-OK in exchange for a variety of rewards which are given at random but include SP Scrolls, subscription cards, potions and more. And to help get in the Halloween mood Joymax has put the three most popular seasonal costumes on sale.
SMITE - Limited Time Skins - October 15 - November 6
For a limited time get three new skins. Jack the Reaper - Pumpkin Thanatos. Golden Vamana and Golden Isis have also been introduced. Jack the Reaper Thanatos will only be available for purchase during the holiday season so make sure to purchase it before November 6th.
Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures – October 1 – November 5
For all of October the spooky costumes, devilish Droids, and deadly decorations are back. For more Halloween fun there is a Halloween themed Dark Side Duel stage where players take on a Halloween Count Dooku.
TERA – Banquet of Blood – October 17 – November 5
Crash the feast of the Vampir in a forgotten dungeon near Balder’s Refuge and protect your hard earned candy from creepy creatures going after your loot in the Eldritch Academy. Get costumes, accessories and even an adorable ghost pet called Boo.
The Secret World – The Cat God and Stories from Solomon Island
The Cat God returns once again for those who missed it last year, or simply wish to relive the fun. New this year is the Stories from Solomon Island. This series of missions has you helping the League of Monster Slayers in completing their book of urban legends by investigating these scary stories. The release date hasn’t been announced for this event just yet though.
Vanguard – Festival of Grim Harvest – October 15 – November 5
The veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead is at its thinnest this time of year. Players must face three raid bosses and ghoulish NPCs, and be treated to candy and more.
Wizardry Online – Mr. Pumpkin Spirit Festival – October 23 – November 6
Help Mr. Pumpkin find his Spirit Seeds and earn seasonal rewards including pumpkin pants, a pointy hat, pumpkin weapons, and much more.
World of Warcraft – Hallow’s End – October 18 – November 1
Bobbing for apples, throw stink bombs at the enemy, or take part in a high level encounter against the Headless Horseman. There are activities for everyone from pyromaniacs to candy nuts.