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April 20th
Idle Champions: April 20 2022 Adventure Variants 
Posted in Idle Champions.

Celebrate Earth Day and the launch of our new Charity Familiar, Dottie the Dandelion, with a set of adventure variants for our active campaigns! These new adventure variants feature two exciting features to challenge your formation skills. Some adventures will feature escorts will take up more spaces, while others will choose a random Champion that you have unlocked and add them to you formation. It's time to put your formation building skills to the test!

Adventure Variants

This week's update brings 10 new adventure variants for our 5 active campaigns.

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Grand Tour of the Sword Coast Variants

Grand Tour of the Sword Coast Adventure Variants

  • Towering Expectations Variant 3: Tanking Expectations
  • It's a nice day to stop a wedding with a tanking champion of OUR choice.
    • A random Tanking Champion is immediately unlocked, added to the formation, and can't be removed.
    • Other Champions with the Tanking role cannot be used.
    • Enemies move 300% faster, have 300% more health, and deal 300% more damage.
    • Complete area 350.

  • Who Lurks in Lurkwood Variant 3: And a Pixie in a Pear Treant
  • Help Volothamp Geddarm and a wooden friend track down an abyssal chicken.
    • A Pixie in a Pear Treant joins the formation. They're so big they take up three spots in your formation, but don't do much else.
    • Only Champions with a CON of 12 or lower can be used.
    • Complete area 375.


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Waterdeep: Dragon Heist Variants

Waterdeep: Dragon Heist Adventure Variants

  • Enter the Sargauth Variant 3: The Madness Peaks
  • Head deeper into the Undermountain with the other half of your Champions missing.
    • All champions in the odd slots have disappeared. They're all out to get you.
    • Each wave spawns a Hallucination with 5 armored hits. They drop no gold, nor do they count towards quest progress.
    • Complete area 300.

  • The Lair of the Xanathar Variant 3: DPS in the Deeps
  • Track down the Stone of Golorr and face down the Xanathar with a damage-dealing Champion of OUR choice.
    • A random DPS Champion is immediately unlocked, added to the formation, and can't be removed.
    • Other Champions with the DPS role cannot be used.
    • Complete area 325.


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Baldur's Gate Descent into Avernus Variants

Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus Adventure Variants

  • The Bleeding Citadel Variant 2: Going to Eleven
  • Climb the stinking scab with a Champion of OUR choice.
    • A random Champion from seat 11 is immediately unlocked, added to the formation, and can't be removed.
    • Champions from the first two bench seats cannot be used.
    • Complete area 600.

  • The Battle of High Hall Tower Variant 2: The Stunning Tower Battle
  • Return to Elturel for the final battle with a backup striker.
    • Every 15 seconds, your top damage dealing Champion is stunned for 15 seconds.
    • Whenever you move a Champion in the formation, they are stunned for 15 seconds.
    • Complete area 650.


Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Adventure Variants

  • Reghed Glacier Mysteries Variant 2: Male Pattern Boldness
  • Take the Codicil of White to the Reghed Glacier with a male Champion of OUR choice.
    • A random male or nonbinary Champion is immediately unlocked, added to the formation, and can't be removed.
    • Female Champions cannot be used.
    • Complete area 550.

  • Tekeli-li's Hunt Variant 2: Working for the Weak End
  • Continue to explore the Caves of Hunger, with a mad vampire gnoll chasing your weakest champions.
    • Two frozen Twig Blights join the formation.
    • Only Champions with a STR of 10 or lower can be used.
    • Complete area 575.

Dungeons & Dragons Idle Champions Wild Beyond the Witchlight Variants

Wild Beyond the Witchlight Adventure Variants

  • Slack-jawed Lorna Variant 2: End of the Line
  • Face off against the first hag of the Hourglass Coven with a Champion of OUR choice.
    • A random Champion from seat 12 is immediately unlocked, added to the formation, and can't be removed.
    • Champions from the first two bench seats cannot be used.
    • Complete area 550.

  • Tall Tales Variant 3: Back to Nature
  • Learn about the history of the Champions with a shambling mound by your side.
    • A Shambling Mound joins the formation. They're so big they take up three spots in your formation, but don't do much else.
    • Only Elves, Half-Elves, and Gnomes (of any class) and Druids, Barbarians, and Rangers (of any race) can be used.
    • Complete area 300.


See the in-game Change Log for more information!
April 15th
Idle Champions: Dottie the Dandelion Familiar 
Posted in Idle Champions.

We are proud to announce that we collaborated with Hope LaVelle to create a unique familiar for our Earth Day charity drive! Codename Entertainment will be donating the net proceeds from all sales of the Dottie the Dandelion Familiar Pack through May 3, 2022, to Conservation International.

Dungeons & Dragons Dottie Dandelion Gif

Conservation International protects nature for the benefit of humanity. Through science, policy, fieldwork and finance, we spotlight and secure the most important places in nature for the climate, for biodiversity and for people. With offices in 30 countries and projects in more than 100 countries, Conservation International partners with governments, companies, civil society, Indigenous peoples and local communities to help people and nature thrive together.

Familiars are NPCs that players can assign to specific tasks, such as clicking enemies, leveling up Champions, or using ultimate abilities. Familiars will click at different rates depending on the task they are assigned to. For more information, see our check out our How To Play Idle Champions video!



The Dottie the Dandelion Familiar will be available on April 20th at Noon Pacific in the in-game shop on all platforms. Net proceeds from all Dottie the Dandelion Familiar sales through May 3, 2022, will be donated to Conservation International.

We are also thrilled to announce that Hope LaVelle will be playing in some D&D games on our Twitch Channel! On Monday April 18th at 5pm Pacific she will be playing her familiar Dottie as a guest on A Familiar Quest! And then on Wednesday, April 20th on 5pm Pacific she will be a guest player on The Pear Passage, a special one shot D&D game DMed by our very own Lauren Urban, and including other talented players from the Dungeons & Dragons community. So make sure to tune in and join us for a fantastic time!