Story Pass: The Harpies' Ransom "The last time you saw the fearsome pirate sisters known as the Harpies of Vigona, they were fleeing their hideout as your forces destroyed it...and it seems they have not forgotten that defeat. Now, the Corsair Queens have resurfaced with a note of ransom: a handsome bounty in exchange for the life of Scout Captain Gwyn's young sister. It's up to Gwyn and Holm to stage a daring rescue at sea..." Today we are launching a brand new feature - story passes! This unlocks a brand new set of quests that will persist until the end of the year, along with some sweet unique rewards! Activating these new legends can be done by purchasing the Harpies' Ransom Note in the store for 150 NB. Harpies' Ransom Note Returning Premium EB - The Harpies of Vigona Some of you players may remember this series from when it launched! We are bringing it back for all players to enjoy, as it is a special tie-in with the theme of the story pass. Costs 5 Mariners' Tithe to unlock, which can be purchased for 15 NB each in the marketplace For players who have purchased the story pass, this EB provides an increased base drop rate for the items Has a small chance to drop the item Fire the Cannons! This item provides a 60% increase in story pass item drops from EBs This EB will be available on a rotating schedule, every other week for 4 days from noon PST: Oct 28-Nov 1 Nov 11-15 Nov 25-29 Dec 9-13 Dec 23-27 Rewards What kind of rewards are available? Well, I'm glad you asked ... upon completion of the story pass, players will be able to earn the following: Banner of the Pirate Queens Treasure of the Corsairs Draconic Kraken First up, we have a sweet banner with 3 available upgrades. Upgrade materials will be provided as part of the story pass rewards. A unique stat item and pet will also be rewarded. Other rewards include: Spoiler Silver Bar Lotstone Trader's Tokens Crestplates and shards Seerstones (royal + imperial) Aqua Inferno Red Lumber Yellow Sandstone Blue Ingot Crux (regular + gold) Various keys (royal, furniture, general, conquerors) Mariners' Tithe SOTD Finally, special emojis will be available for players to use until January 31, 2020. These cost gold to activate and last for 6 hours, but are unlocked at different times: Anchor emoji: Available once you buy the story pass Skull and crossbones emoji: Available once you complete the final tier of the story pass Since our current event, Murder in Halloch Moor, also has emojis available for purchase, please note this is the order that they will show (i.e. if you have both the pumpkin and anchor emoji, the pumpkin one will be the one displayed): Pumpkin Ghost Skull and crossbones Anchor Seasonal war emojis All of the relevant items for the story pass can be found in the new marketplace section, "The Harpies' Ransom". This content is available until January 1, 2020 at noon PST (with the exception of the emoji spells).