Category:Rumor Woods

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Rumor Woods will begin Friday, April 19th at 9pm Eastern and close on Sunday, May 5th at 11:45pm Eastern.

Shop List is available at Rumor Woods 2024 Shop List Part 1 and Part 2.

The 2024 Teasers and Announcements for this event can be found at Rumor Woods 2024 Information.
A red mechanical beetle and a blue mechanical spider face off atop a mechanical clock which mysteriously displays 13:00. Along the left side three mechanical beetles make a border, and three mechanical spiders mimic on the right side. A banner at the bottom reads "Fryc & Shives Laboratories Presents."

Rumor Woods is an expansion to Summit Academy that was first run in June 2019 and introduced mounts to Gemstone along with jousting. Similar to Duskruin Arena, the majority of transactions are handled without merchant interaction. This event offers similar customization options found during the original runs of Summit Academy and adds the Rumor Woods expansion where players can play games, buy mounts, customize them, and buy gear for themselves or their mounts. To read some of the history of Rumor Woods, visit Stories of Rumor Woods.

Run Dates

  • 2024 - April 19, 9pm - May 5, 11:45pm EST
  • 2023 - June 16, 9p - June 30, 11:59p
  • 2022 - June 10, 9p - June 26, 11:59p
  • 2021 - June 11, 9p - June 27, 11:59p
  • 2020 - June 19, 9p - June 30, 11:59p
  • 2019 - June 1, 12p - June 16, 11:59p

Features

Currency

The featured currency for Rumor Woods is raikhen which is used to purchase mounts, mount accessories, and various other goods and/or automated services. It can be earned through jousting, the fox hunt, and the new pixie hunt. Accumulated raikhen can be viewed via TICKET BALANCE.

Activities

  • Jousting - Those who are interested in jousting must first choose which side they will ride for. They will then don traditional jousting gear, saddle up on their steed of choice, and prepare for battle! Jousting wins will be tallied toward your faction’s total, and once the event ends, those aligned with the winning side will receive not only bragging rights, but new titles as well!
  • Serpent vs Phoenix
    2019
  • Coney vs Tortoise
    2020
  • Stag vs Lion
    2021
  • Unicorn vs. Dragon
    2022
  • Rolton vs. Wolf
    2023
  • Beetle vs. Spider
    2024
  • Fox Hunt - The Fox Hunt is a quick chase to find the cunning fox. Adventurers have 90 seconds to track down the fox to be awarded currency and other prizes! Finding other fauna in Rumor Woods will also come with rewards! Some lucky hunters will be awarded a special bugle that can be used to summon a pet fox (initial release 2020).
  • Pixie Hunt - Added in 2021. The Pixie Hunt is similar to the original Fox Hunt, but you need to track down a pixie instead. Some lucky hunters will be awarded a special bell that can be used to summon a pet lamb.

Use EVENT STATS RUMOR to view character-specific stats for Rumor Woods activities.

Mounts

  • Types:
  • Mount customizations
  • Mount-related equipment

Character Customizations

Note: All customizations are premade only.

Additional Items/Services

Areas of Interest

Rumor Woods has a vast array of interesting areas to visit, rest, and potentially roleplay at.

Stories, Tales, and Documents

Rumor Woods has lore added to it every year. Whether it is the release of a document, the sharing of a tale, or an expansion of the areas lore, there is always a story to tell at Rumor Woods.

Portal or Travel Info

Use QUEST TRANSPORT RUMOR in order to transport to Sylinar's Spire, Courtyard. From there, you can travel to the existing Summit Academy grounds and to the Rumor Woods expansion.

Quest Info

Use QUEST HELP RUMOR in order to obtain updated information regarding Rumor Woods.

Pricing

Entry to Rumor Woods can be gained by purchasing a marker from the Simucoin store. Entries can be used for jousting, fox hunt, or pixie hunt.

Item Simucoin Cost Description Object
Rumor Woods Entries (250 uses) 25,000 250 entries into Rumor Woods A Circular Vaalin Sunburst Marker
Rumor Woods Entries (100 uses) 10,000 100 entries into Rumor Woods A Circular Laje Sunburst Marker
Rumor Woods Entries (50 uses) 5,000 50 entries into Rumor Woods A Circular Golden Sunburst Marker
Rumor Woods Entries (25 uses) 2,500 25 entries into Rumor Woods A Circular Silver Sunburst Marker
Rumor Woods Entries (10 uses) 1,000 10 entries into Rumor Woods A Circular Bronze Sunburst Marker
Rumor Woods Entries (1 uses) 100 1 entry into Rumor Woods (jousting, fox hunt) A Circular Tin Sunburst Marker

Titles

Participants may qualify for various titles depending on activity and threshold completed.

To view the lists of potential titles, click here.
Jousting Titles
Title Type Year Requirement
Jouster Prename All 100 joust entries
Horseman/woman Prename All 500 joust entries
Dragoon Prename All 2500 joust entries
Combatant of the Summit Postname All 25 joust entries
Armiger of the Summit Postname All 100 joust entries
Equine Specialist Postname All 500 joust entries
Joust Master of the Summit Postname All 2500 joust entries
Pundit of the Tourney Postname All 5000 joust entries
Squire of the Summit Postname All 100 perfect joust wins
Banneret of the Summit Postname All 500 perfect joust wins
Champion of the Summit Postname All 1000 perfect joust wins
Coppery Scion of the Clattering Wings Postname 2024 100 joust wins for Beetle
Clockwork Knight of the Bloodied Scarab Postname 2024 500 joust wins for Beetle
Shadowed Leg of the Skittering Spider Postname 2024 100 joust wins for Spider
Clockwork Knight of the Sable Arachnid Postname 2024 500 joust wins for Spider
Gear-worked Engineer of the Ineffable Swarm Postname 2024 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Beetle than Spider, and Beetle wins the event
Crushed Gadgeteer of the Sable-stomped Throng Postname 2024 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Spider than Beetle, and Beetle wins the event
Sable-shadowed Inventor of the Clockwork Brood Postname 2024 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Spider than Beetle, and Spider wins the event
Conquered Manipulator of the Clicking Web Postname 2024 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Beetle than Spider, and Spider wins the event
Shepherd/ess of the Tranquil Flock Postname 2023 100 joust wins for Rolton
Knight of the Arctic Glade Postname 2023 500 joust wins for Rolton
Protector of the Universal Pack Postname 2023 100 joust wins for Wolf
Knight of the Frigid Timberland Postname 2023 500 joust wins for Wolf
Cupbearer of the Divine Fleece Postname 2023 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Rolton than Wolf, and Rolton wins the event
Discarded of the Divine Fleece Postname 2023 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Wolf than Rolton, and Rolton wins the event
Alpha Among the Ferocious Pack Postname 2023 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Wolf than Rolton, and Wolf wins the event
Zeta Among the Ferocious Pack Postname 2023 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Rolton than Wolf, and Wolf wins the event
Standard-Bearer of the Draconic Orders Postname 2022 100 joust wins for Dragon
Obsidian Knight of the Draconic Way Postname 2022 500 joust wins for Dragon
Wielder of the Dreaming Spiral Postname 2022 100 joust wins for Unicorn
Pearlescent Knight of the Thistled Path Postname 2022 500 joust wins for Unicorn
Scaled Conqueror of the Obsidian Claw Postname 2022 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Dragon than Unicorn, and Dragon wins the event
Ravaged Surrenderer of the Obsidian Claw Postname 2022 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Unicorn than Dragon, and Dragon wins the event
Torchbearer of the Spiraled Light Postname 2022 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Unicorn than Dragon, and Unicorn wins the event
Shadow-chained of the Spiraled Light Postname 2022 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Dragon than Unicorn, and Unicorn wins the event
Hunter/Huntess for the Pride Postname 2021 100 joust wins for Lion
Lionhearted Knight Postname 2021 500 joust wins for Lion
Chasseur of the Herd Postname 2021 100 joust wins for Stag
Surefooted Knight Postname 2021 500 joust wins for Stag
Protector of the Platinum Pride Postname 2021 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Lion than Stag, and Lion wins the event
Victim of the Platinum Pride Postname 2021 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Stag than Lion, and Lion wins the event
Niveous Knight Postname 2020 500 joust wins for Coney
Virescent Knight Postname 2020 500 joust wins for Tortoise
Lictors of the Umber Creep Postname 2020 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Tortoise than Coney, and Tortoise wins the event
Defeated of the Umber Creep Postname 2020 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Coney than Tortoise, and Tortoise wins the event
Vermilion Knight Postname 2019 500 joust wins for Phoenix
Serpentine Knight Postname 2019 500 joust wins for Serpent
Victor of the Phoenix Postname 2019 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Phoenix than Serpent, and Phoenix wins the event
Defeated by the Phoenix Postname 2019 100 joust entries, win more jousts for Serpent than Phoenix, and Phoenix wins the event
Fox Hunt Titles
Title Type Requirement
Small Game Hunter/Huntress Prename 100 fox hunt entries
Chaser Prename 500 fox hunt entries
Hunter/Huntress Prename 2500 fox hunt entries
Wildlife Specialist Prename 10000 fox hunt entries
Vulpine Chaser Prename 50 foxes caught
Preservationist Prename 100 foxes caught
Animal Enthusiast of Rumor Woods Postname 25 fox hunt entries
Aspirant of Rumor Woods Postname 100 fox hunt entries
Hunter/Huntress of Rumor Woods Postname 500 fox hunt entries
Trapper of Rumor Woods Postname 1000 fox hunt entries
Pursuer of Rumor Woods Postname 2500 fox hunt entries
Aficionado of The Hunt Postname 5000 fox hunt entries
Pixie Hunt Titles
Title Type Requirement
Plantswoman/Plantsman Prename 100 pixie hunt entries
Gardener Prename 500 pixie hunt entries
Consummate Gardener Prename 2500 pixie hunt entries
Horticulturist Prename 10000 pixie hunt entries
Pixie Seeker Prename 50 pixies caught
Phytologist Prename 100 pixies caught
Flora Enthusiast Postname 25 pixie hunt entries
Aspirant of Rumor Woods Postname 100 pixie hunt entries
Cultivator of Rumor Woods Postname 500 pixie hunt entries
Florist of Rumor Woods Postname 1000 pixie hunt entries
Botanist of Rumor Woods Postname 2500 pixie hunt entries
Flora Aficionado Postname 5000 pixie hunt entries

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Subcategories

This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.