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June 24th
COTLI: Alien Invasion Day 6 

    "Today, in the most dire of times, we Crusaders choose not only to believe in ourselves, but in each other. Today we face the aliens at our doors once again. Today, we take the fight to them. No Crusader stands alone. Today, we cancel another apocalypse."

    ~President Billy Smithsonian



Alien Invasion Day 6 has arrived, bringing with it their Excellency, Qadir of House Tintahal. This year's event runs until Tuesday, July 6th at 12PM Pacific, introducing Qadir of House Tintahal and bringing back Queen Ysjorgnak, Xygallix, the Alien Mechanic, First Lady Betty Smithsonian, Red, the Ace Pilot, Slisiblyp, the Alien Scientist, Kizlblyp, the Alien Traitor, and President Billy Smithsonian!

New Tier 6 Crusader: Qadir of House Tintahal

Tags: Event, Elf, Alien, Nonbinary, Support, Royal


A bright flash appears in the night sky, giving a purple glow to the surroundings. Those who are awake--and not plugged into their phones--note the curious phenomenon and wonder what they should do about it...and then they forget.

The next morning, the ruler of their country is on the official broadcast channel, introducing the ambassador Qadir of House Tintahal, from the planet Dellorarsvetu, here to observe their new galactic neighbours and get to know them a little bit. (And maybe scout out their treasures.) As the Crusaders are such an eclectic concave of bodies, Qadir elects to tag along on their adventures as well, looking for new energy to taste.


Qadir of House Tintahal is a Support Crusader. When you want to add them to your formation, you can find them in slot 36.

New Tier 6 Objectives

  • Recruit Qadir | Qadir takes up a slot in the formation.President Billy Smithsonian and Kizlblyp, the Alien Traitor take up spots in formation and can't be moved. If a boss drops a chest, you lose DPS for 30 seconds. Note: This will require having cleared the objective To Infinity and Beyond on Ghostbeard's Greed to complete. Reach area 600.

  • Alien Morse Code | Slisiblyp, the Alien Scientist and Red, the Ace Pilot take up spots in formation and can't be moved. Monsters live longer and can only be killed by CLK damage. Note: This will require having cleared the objective To Infinity and Beyond on Ghostbeard's Greed to complete. Reach area 650.

  • Presidential Bid | First Lady Betty Smithsonian takes up a spot in formation and can't be moved. Only Female Crusaders can be used. Note: This will require having cleared the objective To Infinity and Beyond on Ghostbeard's Greed to complete. Reach area 675.

  • Popular Mechanics | Xygallix takes up a spot in formation and can't be moved. The formation has been changed. Aside from Xygallix, only Robot Crusaders can be used. A UFB takes up a slot in the formation and increases your DPS for every 50 monsters killed. Note: This will require having cleared the objective Bullet Hell on Ready Player Two to complete. Reach area 700.

  • Aliens Reboot | Queen Ysjorgnak takes up a spot in formation and can't be moved. Only Alien or Undead Crusaders can be used. Area quest requirements are tripled. Note: This will require having cleared the objective Bullet Hell on Ready Player Two to complete. Reach area 725.

More info

You'll have until Tuesday, July 6th at 12:00 PM Pacific Time (UTC -7) to complete Alien Invasion Day 6!

For more info on previous Alien Invasion Day Crusaders and objectives check out the Alien Invasion Day 5 blog post.

Equipment for event Crusaders can be found in Alien Silver and Jeweled Chests, which you can earn from objectives and the free play or buy in the shop. Each non-recruitment objective will drop a chest for its given tier of Crusaders, and free play will drop All Tier chests. Gear for Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4, Tier 5, and Tier 6 Crusaders will only appear in All Tier chests once you've unlocked the respective Crusaders. You can select the tier of chest you buy in the shop when you go to purchase chests with real money or event currency.

June 24th
Idle Champions: Ellywick Tumblestrum 
Posted in Idle Champions.

We have some amazing news to share today. We have a preview card from the upcoming Magic: The Gathering card set, titled: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. Check out the reveal below!

Magic the Gathering: Ellywick Tumblestrum

We're so excited to share Ellywick Tumblestrum's card for Adventures in the Forgotten Realms! We're almost as excited as her companion Groak the Toad!

Ellywick Tumblestrum is a Mythic Green Planeswalker who costs 2GG for 4 loyalty.
  • Her +1 ability allows you to Venture into the dungeon. (more on that below)
  • Her -2 ability allows you to look at the top 6 cards from your library and put a creature card from among them into your hand. If it's legendary, you also gain 3 life.
  • Her -7 ability grants an emblem that gives all creatures you control trample, haste, and +2/+2 for each differently named dungeon you've completed.


What does Venture mean, and how do dungeons play into the new card set?

Venture is a new keyword for the Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Set, which allows you to venture through one of the many storied dungeons from Dungeons & Dragons. When you venture into a dungeon, you bring a dungeon of your choice into the command zone and put a venture marker on the first room. Each time you enter a room, its room ability triggers. Now that you're in the dungeon, the next time you venture into the dungeon, you move your marker to the next room, triggering its ability. When you trigger the last room's ability, you complete the dungeon! Huzzah!

For more information, check out the official blog post covering the set mechanics for Dungeons & Dragons Adventures in the Forgotten Realms here.

Idle Champion: Ellywick Tumblestrum

To celebrate the reveal of her Magic: The Gathering card, we're also announcing that Ellywick Tumblestrum will be joining the Idle Champions roster during our Midsummer 4 Event on July 21st!

Ellywick is a Support, Gold Find, and Healing Champion who you'll find in slot 10 (Tyril). Ellywick is the greatest bard in the multiverse thanks to a lucky draw from the Deck of Many Things, and that deck certainly influenced her design. We are excited to share more about this amazing new Champion with the release of her Idle Champion Spotlight on July 16th.

Ellywick Tumblestrum, Gnome Bard, Planeswalker, and now Idle Champion of the Forgotten Realms! To celebrate the announcement of Ellywick, you can use the code ELLY-WICK-CARD in Idle Champions to unlock 5 Gold Chests right now!

June 18th
BW2: Patriot Event 2021 Edition! 
Posted in Bush Whacker 2.

Patriot Event 2021

It's party time in the Commons! Come join in the fun as the Bushwhackian natives celebrate Canada Day and Independence Day with a big extravagant barbecue and endless displays of fireworks!

Collect hot dogs, hamburgers, chickens, ribs and the rare steak to grill up for Patriot tokens and bonus energy! Find the green, red, yellow, blue and rare purple fireworks from the bushes for Fiona to put on awesome displays!

As well, help assorted party guests with their quests to make their celebration even funner! Some are one part, some are multi-part that will unlock as the event goes on so check back daily for all the excitement!

First up, help Scoutmaster Sam find Globes today, so that she can see the glorious world of Bushwhackia in its entirety. And don't forget to pick up Leopold's quest to collect many books for the Bushwhackia Political History Encyclopedia!

The Grill Master is looking to provide some vegetarian options. Keep him stocked up by completing his daily quests to collect vegetarian grillables and ingredients.

New for 2021

If you can complete the event, you'll earn the Patriot Mannequin Base!



Event Achievements -- POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT

There are a total of 21 possible achievements to earn in the Patriot Event 2021.

Achievements Returning for 2021
Fine Dining - Cook 5 kinds of food during the event.*
Iron Chef - Cook 300 pieces of food during the event.
Colorful Booms - Fire off 6 types of fireworks during the event. **
Many Booms - You've set of 600 fireworks during the Patriot event.
The Tyrant - You overthrew Nate's illegitimate kingdom.
The People's Quester - Complete all of the Patriot event side quests. (Updated with this year's quest)
Patriot Fireworks Launcher - You crafted a Fireworks Launcher!
Patriot Fireworks Launcher Rare - You found a Rare addition for your Fireworks Launcher!
Patriot Fireworks Launcher All Rares - You found all the Rare additions for your Fireworks Launcher!
Sesquicentennial - Help Connie the Canadian and make full use of a Free Parks Pass.
Political History Hunter - You found all the History Books for Leopold!
Vegetarian Options - You completed each of the vegetarian BBQ daily quests!

*If you are having trouble finding the Steak, you can buy it for Celebration tokens from an NPC in the Commons.

**The 6th firework for the quest is the one you help an NPC build later in the event. As well, if you are having trouble finding the Purple firework, you can buy it for Celebration tokens from an NPC in the event area.



Added/Changed for 2021
Citizen Styles - You bought all the 2020 Patriot event items!***


We also have 9 achievements from previous years which may be earnable by spending Bush Bucks if you missed getting them the first time around.

Nation Knicknacks - You bought all the 2020 Patriot event items!
Fancy Fanfare - You bought all the 2019 Patriot event items!
Free Trade - You bought all the 2018 Patriot event items!
National Acquirer - You bought all the 2017 Patriot event items!
Patriotic Purchases - You bought all the 2016 Patriot event items!
Celebratory Splurge - You bought all the 2015 Patriot event items!
Freedom's Price - Purchase all of the 2014 Patriot custom items.
Freedom of Purchases - Purchase all of the 2013 Patriot event items.
Dressed for Freedom - Buy all 6 player items from the 2012 Patriot event.
A Patriotic Pad - Buy all 7 house items from the 2012 Patriot event.

***The Patriot event mini-golf piece is not required for the Citizen Styles achievement.

BB Sale Mount and Mount Packs

New Mounts!

All new mounts are available this weekend, from June 18th to 21th!

The Bison mount comes free with your first purchase of 100 Bush Bucks or more!

The Frosted Bison and Summer Bison are in packs containing 100 Bush Bucks, 10 Pristine Feed Vouchers, and a VIP Voucher! These two mounts produce their own unique spark and flame particles when you ride them!



Pet Packs

New Pet Packs (Coming June 25th to 28th)



The event will run until Friday July 2nd at Noon PDT!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When will the last quest unlock?
    All quests will be unlocked by the 10th day of the event.

  • Where can I see how much meat and fireworks I've done for the achievements?
    Click on the inventory icon and then click on the Achievements list (gold star). Find Many Booms and Iron Chef to see your progress.

  • Where can I buy Last Year's items?
    There are two vendors. The one near the entrance of the Event Zone has this year's items. The other is under the American balloon arch and will have all previous year items for Bush Bucks.

  • What contributes to my 100% progress?
    Turning in the meats and fireworks as well as quests for the folks in the event area.

  • Why do I want to ask friends for help?
    It increases the amount of progress you get from doing a turn-in.

  • Do I have to do the achievements?
    No. Completing the goals for the achievements is totally optional. You get either a large energy pack or a title for your character from them, no event progress.

  • Where can I see all the achievements available and how to get them?
    Either on the holiday dialog, the achievements dialog, or on the blog.

June 10th
COTLI: Hidden Temple 6 

In the temple, the hidden temple, the axolotl sleeps tonight.

Yaretzi has woken and is here to join your band of Crusaders!

It's time for another Trek Through the Hidden Temple!

New Tier 6 Crusader: Yaretzi

Tags: Event, Female, Animal, DPS, Good, Gold, Supernatural


It was a dark and stormy night. (Someone coughs in the distance) Sorry, sorry, wrong story. Deep in the dark depths of the jungle, hundreds of miles from the nearest village or access to the wider world, there is a hidden temple. In this temple, there is a lake so deep that the water looks black, with a hint of silver when illuminated by a lantern.

Why is there a lantern in a hidden temple? For the resident, of course! Yaretzi guards the treasures of the lake: her fellow axolotls. She's doing her best to help them survive. Maybe by joining your band of Crusaders, she can spread the word even more.


Yaretzi is a DPS and Goldfind Crusader. When you want to add her to your formation, you can find her in slot 33.

New Tier 6 Objectives

  • Recruit Yaretzi | Yaretzi takes up a slot in the formation. Montana James and Serpent King Draco take up spots in formation and can't be moved. Treasure Chest monsters are cursed. While they're alive, and for a short time after they're killed, your gold find is reduced to 0. Note: This will require having cleared the objective To Infinity and Beyond on Ghostbeard's Greed to complete. Reach area 600.

  • Heeere's Danni | Danni the Daring Damsel and Polly the Parrot take up spots in formation and can't be moved. Aside from Danni, only Male Crusaders can be used. Note: This will require having cleared the objective To Infinity and Beyond on Ghostbeard's Greed to complete. Reach area 650.

  • Holy Flames | The Holy Guardian takes up a spot in formation and can't be moved. Only Crusaders affected by Holy Guardian's Blaze of Glory ability can do DPS or provide formation abilities. Note: This will require having cleared the objective To Infinity and Beyond on Ghostbeard's Greed to complete. Reach area 675.

  • How I Met Your Mummy | Kebos the Mummy takes up a spot in formation and can't be moved. The formation has been changed. Kebos is the only Crusader who does DPS. Note: This will require having cleared the objective Bullet Hell on Ready Player Two to complete. Reach area 700.

  • Untitled 5th Movie | Ichtaca, the Keeper takes up a spot in formation and can't be moved. Viragallant, the Alluring takes up a slot in the formation.All Crusaders except Gold Finders can be used. Note: This will require having cleared the objective Bullet Hell on Ready Player Two to complete. Reach area 725.

More info

You'll have until Tuesday, June 22nd at 12:00 PM Pacific Time (UTC -7) to complete Hidden Temple 6!

For more info on previous Hidden Temple Crusaders and objectives check out the Hidden Temple 5 blog post.

Equipment for event Crusaders can be found in Silver and Jeweled Hidden Temple Chests, which you can earn from objectives and the free play or buy in the shop. Each non-recruitment objective will drop a chest for its given tier of Crusaders, and free play will drop All Tier chests. Gear for Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4, Tier 5, and Tier 6 Crusaders will only appear in All Tier chests once you've unlocked the respective Crusaders. You can select the tier of chest you buy in the shop when you go to purchase chests with real money or event currency.

June 9th
Idle Champions: Dragondown 4 
Posted in Idle Champions.

At the mouth of the River Mirar in the northwest of the Sword Coast lies the port city of Luskan, also known as the City of Sails. Officially governed by the five High Captains, Luskan is actually secretly run by Jarlaxle Baenre and the Bregan D'aerthe.

And they need your help.

While celebrating the Summer Solstice with a smaller scale version of Waterdeep's Dragondown festival, Luskan has managed to draw the attention - and the wrath - of a Bronze Dragon and their kin...

Dragondown 4 introduces Selise Astorio, Human Paladin of the Rivals of Waterdeep, and brings back Nova, the knowledge-hungry Genasi Warlock from High Rollers: Aerois, and Korth, the ruthless Lizardfolk Fighter. Players have until Monday, June 21st at 12PM Pacific to complete their 4 unlocks and objectives.

For more information about Year 4 Events and how they work, please check out our Year 4 Events Dev Blog.

I. New Champion: Selise

Dungeons & Dragons Selise Tanya DePass

    With steadfast confidence and a knowing smirk, Selise is ready to jump into battle whenever necessary, though afterward, she may pine for a hot bath. She keeps her wife’s ring on a chain around her neck and her well-worn Psychomancy shield on her arm. Despite losing her connection to her God after dispatching the one she swore vengeance upon, Selise continues to try to help those in need, even if sometimes she takes the morally gray path.


Selise knows a thing or two about using her shield, and can change her stance with that shield to buff the party in a variety of ways. When you want to add her to your formation, you can swap her with Arkhan (Slot 12)

II. Selise’s Stats

Race: Human Alignment: Lawful Neutral
Class: Paladin Gender: Female
Age: 42 Affiliation: Rivals of Waterdeep

STR: 19 DEX: 11 CON: 11
INT: 15 WIS: 13 CHA: 15

Role: Tanking and Support
Eligible for Patrons: Strahd von Zarovich, Zariel
Slot: 12 (Arkhan)


Selise's Design

Using her Divine Sense to detect enemies around her, Selise can leverage that knowledge to better prepare for battle. She prefers to be in the front lines of a formation, increasing the damage of those behind her and offering extra buffs depending on her current shield stance. When the time is right to strike, her Thunderous Smite will decimate an entire group of foes!

For more information on Selise and her abilities, check out her Champion Spotlight!


Year Four Variants


  • Stalwart Supporters — Selise starts in the formation. She can be moved or removed. Only Champions with STR of 13 or higher can be used.
      Getting to know Selise: Each time you trigger her ultimate attack, she switches shield stances. Each shield stance (Aggressive, Wall, Deflect, and Last Resort) changes the way her normal attack works, and also how Divine Sense buffs Champions in the two columns behind her.
  • Reach Area 75.
  • Tears of Tyr — - Selise starts in the formation. She can be moved or removed. While in outdoor areas, rain falls, increasing the speed and attack damage of enemies by 100%. Champions' base attack cooldowns are increased by 1 second. Only Champions with a WIS of 13 or higher can be used.
      Getting to know Selise: Keep Selise in her Aggressive shield stance to keep Champions attacking as quickly as possible!
  • Reach Area 125.
  • The Endless Claws — Selise starts in the formation. She can be moved or removed. Crawling Claws appear in each area (3 after the first wave). They deal 200% additional damage. When a Crawling Claw is destroyed by anyone other than Selise Astorio, it immediately respawns and continues its attack! Crawling Claws do not count towards quest progress, nor do they drop any gold.
      Getting to know Selise: Her Last Resort shield stance is optimal for this variant, as it has a small AOE. Using her ultimate to switch between Last Resort and Aggressive shield stances will trigger Thunderous Smite, allowing her to attack even more enemies and clear the field of Crawling Claws!.
  • Reach Area 175.
For information on previous years' variants, check out the Dragondown 3 blog.