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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.

The 2024 Teasers and Announcements for this event can be found at Rumor Woods 2023 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 the same 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.

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
  • 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 new pet fox (initial release 2020).
  • Pixie Hunt - New 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 morning glory that can be used to summon a new pet dragonfly.

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, they can travel to the existing Summit Academy 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 Requirement
Jouster Prename 100 joust entries
Horseman/woman Prename 500 joust entries
Dragoon Prename 2500 joust entries
Shepherd/ess of the Tranquil Flock Postname 100 wins for Rolton (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Knight of the Arctic Glade Postname 500 wins for Rolton (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Protector of the Universal Pack Postname 100 wins for Wolf (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Knight of the Frigid Timberland Postname 500 wins for Wolf (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Cupbearer of the Divine Fleece Postname Win more rolton than wolf, and rolton wins the event (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Discarded of the Divine Fleece Postname Win more wolf than rolton, and rolton wins the event (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Alpha Among the Ferocious Pack Postname Win more wolf than rolton, and wolf wins the event (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Zeta Among the Ferocious Pack Postname Win more rolton than wolf, and wolf wins event (exclusive Rumor Woods 2023)
Combatant of the Summit Postname 25 joust entries
Armiger of the Summit Postname 100 joust entries
Equine Specialist Postname 500 joust entries
Joust Master of the Summit Postname 2500 joust entries
Pundit of the Tourney Postname 5000 joust entries
Standard-Bearer of the Draconic Orders Postname 100 joust dragon wins (exclusive to 2022 Rumor Woods)
Wielder of the Dreaming Spiral Postname 100 joust unicorn wins (exclusive to 2022 Rumor Woods)
Serpentine Knight Postname 500 joust serpent wins (exclusive to 2019 Rumor Woods)
Vermilion Knight Postname 500 joust phoenix wins (exclusive to 2019 Rumor Woods)
Virescent Knight Postname 500 joust tortoise wins (exclusive to 2020 Rumor Woods)
Niveous Knight Postname 500 joust coney wins (exclusive to 2020 Rumor Woods)
Obsidian Knight of the Draconic Way Postname 500 joust dragon wins (exclusive to 2022 Rumor Woods)
Pearlescent Knight of the Thistled Path Postname 500 joust unicorn wins (exclusive to 2022 Rumor Woods)
Squire of the Summit Postname 100 perfect joust wins
Banneret of the Summit Postname 500 perfect joust wins
Champion of the Summit Postname 1000 perfect joust wins
Victor of the Phoenix Postname 100 joust entries & won more phoenix than serpent entries (exclusive to 2019 Rumor Woods)
Defeated by the Phoenix Postname 100 joust entries & won more serpent than phoenix entries (exclusive to 2019 Rumor Woods)
Lictors of the Umber Creep Postname presumably 100 joust entries & won more tortoise than coney entries (exclusive to 2020 Rumor Woods)
Defeated of the Umber Creep Postname presumably 100 joust entries & won more coney than tortoise entries (exclusive to 2020 Rumor Woods)
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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