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January 9th
COTLI: Introducing Limited Time Challenges! 

Today we're finally ready to unveil a brand new feature in Crusaders of the Lost Idols: Limited Time Challenges!

Limited Time Challenges are customized objectives that you can attempt once a week, between Tuesday at noon and Thursday at noon PST. You'll be awarded Challenge Tokens depending on how far you get, and you can use those Tokens to buy special items in the brand new Challenge Store (coming soon). This week's Challenge has already begun, so get to it! Good luck!

You can check out the Challenge FAQ below for more information, or the Challenge FAQ on the Challenge dialog in-game.


What are Challenges?

Challenges are limited-time objectives which can be attempted once a week to earn Challenge Tokens. Each week, a random objective from a pool of specially designed Challenge objectives will be chosen to be that week's Challenge. The base set of Challenges restricts you to using certain types of Crusaders, however future Challenges will provide more variety.

What are Challenge Tokens?

Challenge Tokens are awarded for taking part in Challenges and are used in the Challenge Token Store to buy all sorts of goodies, such as Jeweled Chests and week-long buffs. More items will be added over time, providing an endless supply of fun rewards to work towards.

How are Challenge Tokens awarded?

Challenge Tokens are awarded when you reset in a Challenge and are based on the highest area you reach during that run. At any time during a Challenge, you can see the amount of tokens you would receive if you reset by looking at the notification on the right, or in the Challenges window, which is accessed from the same panel as Achievements and Statistics. You can reset whenever you'd like during a Challenge, but you can only do one Challenge per week, so you should get as far as you can before you reset!

When can I attempt Challenges?

Challenges run every week from Tuesday at noon to Thursday at noon (PST). A countdown to the next Challenge can be found on the Challenges window. You only get to try a Challenge objective once per week, so once you have started a Challenge, you will not be able to start one again until the next week's Challenge is available.

Will there be a new Objective every week?

You will never see the same Challenge Objective two weeks in a row, but the same Objective can be picked again on a later week. You can start the Objective again and earn tokens again even if you've already done it for a previous Challenge. Try to beat your old scores!

What happens if I run out of time?

If you have not yet started the Challenge, it simply disappears. If you are currently on the Challenge, you will be forced to reset the world. Any progress already made will be counted and you will receive Idols and tokens as normal.

This Challenge is too hard!

If you're not getting anywhere, just go do another Objective. There's always next week! If you've not yet unlocked a Crusader who can reset, you can abandon the challenge like you would normally abandon an objective. You can abandon Challenges without any penalty. You will receive Idols and Challenge Tokens as though you had reset normally, and the cooldown timer for abandoning will not be triggered.
November 10th, 2017
New Tier 3 Objectives & Buffs Through Time! 

The Idols Through Time campaign has some new objectives. Perhaps these buffs will help you smash through them!


New Tier 3 Objectives!

Don't Blink
  • Sobbing Cherubs spawn and move very slowly towards your formation
  • They can only be killed by clicking
  • If they reach your formation, you wipe and go back one area
  • Tier 2: The Cherubs move slightly faster than in the base objective
  • Tier 3: Each spawned Cherub reduces the DPS of all Crusaders by 50% (multiplicative)
  • Reach Area 700

Lost in Time

Lost in Time
  • Slots are blocked by relics from each era visited during the campaign
  • Tier 2: Each relic reduces the DPS of adjacent Crusaders by 50% (stacking multiplicatively)
  • Tier 3: Each relic reduces your gold find by 50% per adjacent Crusaders (stacking multiplicatively)
  • Reach Area 750
Time-Lost Bosses
  • Your formation is randomly attacked by much more powerful bosses
  • Tier 2: The bosses make all other enemies immune to damage until they are killed
  • Tier 3: When a boss is killed it disables the DPS and FAs of a random Crusader for 15 seconds
  • Reach area 800
Nostalgia Trip
  • Only the original 20 Crusaders are available (no event or 11th objective crusaders)
  • Tier 3: Only female Crusaders may be used
  • Reach Area 800
Echoes
  • Echoes of your Crusaders randomly spawn
  • Echoes cannot be killed for 30 seconds; after all, they're only echoes
  • Tier 2: Each echo reduces the DPS of a random Crusader by 50% until it's killed (stacking multiplicatively)
  • Tier 3: A random echo (a useless escort that looks like one of your Crusaders) will be added to your formation every 100 areas
  • Reach Area 800
Hamstrung
  • Crusaders with the 'dps' or 'human' tag cannot be used
  • Tier 2: Crusaders with the 'gold' tag cannot be used
  • Tier 3: The 'Reset The World' upgrade has been moved to Merci, the Mad Wizard
  • Reach Area 800

The Lost World

The Lost World
  • Special skilled dinosaurs attack your formation. Beware!
  • An asteroid occasionally squashes one of your Crusaders at random
  • Tier 2: The Asteroid falls more often
  • Tier 3: Only supernatural Crusaders can be used
  • Reach Area 850
Atrophy
  • Your Crusaders take 2% of their Max HP as damage every second
  • Health is restored by healing or changing areas
  • Tier 2: A creature takes up a slot in your formation
  • Tier 3: Gold find reduced by 2% per second, and is restored by changing areas (tier 2)
  • Tier 3: The damage and gold reduction is increased to 3% per second
  • Reach Area 900

New Weekend Buff: Buffs Through Time!

The following Crusaders will get a buff this weekend starting from today until noon PT on Monday, November 13th.
  • Groklok the Orc - Eligible Receivers, Gunslinger, and Defensive Team abilities +200%
  • Natalie Dragon - All Gold Found +200%
  • The Metal Soldierette - Base DPS +400%
  • Merci, the Mad Wizard - Deflect Evil ability +200%
  • Viktor the Vampire - Vampiric Germ upgrades +200%



Check out these limited-time Time-Lost Chests that contain equipment for just the five Crusaders above!

(Only for previously-unlocked Crusaders)
July 7th, 2017
11th Objectives Update and a Weekend Buff! 

Have you been looking for an extra challenge? Then we have just the thing. Following on from our 11th Objectives update we've added two new advanced objectives to two campaigns. However, the rewards are worth it: Two new Crusaders can be unlocked, The Priestess of Time and Agent 79.

The first of the two new objectives is Reversion in the Idols Through Time campaign. Your Crusaders must beat area 750 but every 25 areas, your Crusaders will lose 25 levels. We didn't say it was going to be easy.


If or when you're successful, you'll unlock The Priestess of Time. She has some awesome abilities. At level 25, Time Stop freezes random enemies every 10 seconds for 20 seconds at a time. At level 600 enemies take 100% more damage!

The second of the two new objectives is Water Guns of Doom in the Amusement Park of Doom campaign. All enemies have water guns that they constantly shoot the Crusaders with. Occasionally, a big beefy water-powered water-gun toting robot appears and shields all other non-water-powered-gun-robot enemies until killed. The insane action goes all the way to area 775.


Beat the objective and you'll unlock Agent 79, a support Crusader specialising in ranged attacks. At level 100, Ricochet Training makes all projectiles have a 15% chance of bouncing and causing 50% damage to an additional monster. Better still, the ricochet can bounce up to five times if you're lucky!

At level 400, Explosive Ammo makes all projectiles explode on impact, dealing 25% of their base damage to all nearby monsters.

The Priestess of Time


Agent 79


But wait, we have more! Five Crusaders will also get a A Time to Strike weekend buff!

From today until Monday, July 10th at Noon PDT, Draco, Mr. Monkey, Artaxes, King Reginald, and Greyskull all get a limited time buff applied automatically.

  • Serpent King Draco - Base DPS +400%
  • Mister the Monkey - Monkey Business ability +200%
  • Artaxes, the Lion - Roar! ability +200%
  • King Reginald IV - Royal Grail ability +200%
  • Greyskull the Pirate - Plunder ability +200%



Also, check out the limited-time Striking Jeweled Chests that contain equipment for the five Crusaders above! (Please note: The chest will only contain gear for Draco, Mister the Monkey, and Greyskull if you've unlocked them.)

The new objectives and Crusaders are all available from today. Good luck, Crusaders!
October 14th, 2016
October Objectives! 

We don't need roads where we're going! Mostly because to enjoy this week's update you just need a computer or mobile phone. Nike Mag shoes are optional.

This week we launch four new challenging objectives for the Idols Through Time campaign.




New Objective: Echoes

In the objective Echoes you'll encounter randomly spawned malevolent versions of your Crusaders that can't be killed for 30 seconds but will still deal damage to you. If they're at the forefront of the enemy's attack, they'll soak up all your DPS until they disappear. You're going to want to clear all 600 areas as soon as possible to beat them.

New Objective: Hamstrung

The objective Hamstrung will only allow you to use Crusaders that don't have a DPS tag all the way to area 600. Time to find a new main dps'er!

New Objective: The Lost World

The Lost World objective sees you transported back to the Jurassic period and attacked by a cornucopia of dinosaurs. These beasts include ones that are invisible, tanky, super-fast, and others that will do ranged damage to your formation.

The final new objective is Atrophy where all Crusaders will take 1% damage per second until you can clear the area. Then you start all over again until you can beat area 700.

Plus, this weekend we're buffing some October-loving Crusaders from today until Monday, October 17 at Noon PDT.

  • The Washed Up Hermit - Base DPS + 400%
  • The Princess - DPS All + 100%
  • Natalie Dragon - Gold Find + 100%
  • Nate Dragon - Double Dragon + 200%
  • Mister the Monkey - Follow the Leader + 200%

Also, check out the limited-time Octoberfun Jeweled Chests that contain equipment for the five Crusaders above! (Please note: The chest will only contain gear for Mister the Monkey if you've unlocked him.)

Good luck Crusaders, you'll need it!
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