Announcement: AutoFlarer Updates and Expansion

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Category: Events
Subject: Where to find the Auto-Flare adding NPC and a bit about his services
Author: GS4-Thandiwe
Date: 2023/02/14

At Ebon Gate 2022, we announced that all Common, Uncommon, and Rare Flares were going to be moving to an off-the-shelf token instead of going into feeders. This allowed players to find and purchase their flares, take them to the Auto-Flarer NPC, and get them immediately added to their item.

In the past, this was a HESS-level service that we moved out of HESS permanently.

I'm pleased to announce that we have created a solution to the concerns of flares only being available once a year. Here is our plan going forward.

The below flares will be sold at Ebon Gate & Rumor Woods:

Common flare tokens will be for fire, cold, lightning, impact, and vacuum.
Uncommon flare tokens will be for disintegrate, disruption, unbalance, grapple, acid, plasma, steam, water, and air.
Rare flare tokens will be for slash, puncture, and crush

The Autoflarer NPC will also find a home at Rumor Woods (as well as the one it has at EG).

The Dabbler at these events will ONLY handle the removal of flares at these events (plan accordingly).

Lastly, the Autoflarer will be updated for the following accommodation:

Equipment that is less than or equal to 4x, no more than 10 CER, and non-mechanical scripted will be reduced to 1/2 the regular price.

This change excludes any flares that are not listed above.


OTS Flare Tokens will appear at Rumor Woods and Ebon Gate (twice a year) and an autoflarer NPC will be available at both events. Price for equipment that is 4x or less (and meets other requirements) is being halved.