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If you are reading this, then you are blissfully unaware of what is creeping up behind you... 




Happy spooky season, Jellybeans! That may have been a trick, but we have many wonderful treats and activities for you to enjoy over the next month! The annual Pumpkin Festival includes Trick or Treating, searching for ghosts among Mysterious Pumpkins, hunting down Old Cobby's Spirit, and making Powerful Pumpkin Pies! Also, the Castle of Skidbladnir is haunted again. There are so many ways to collect Pumpkin Festival Certificates, which can be redeemed for frightfully fun rewards! Perhaps even... no we wouldn't bring that back... or would we?


No spooky paths were sighted in the Payon woods this year, but I have a feeling it's only a matter of time before the Forest of Lost Souls reappears. It won't be this year, but things are now in motion that cannot be undone. I sense a plot of revenge and redemption brewing! (See October 2021 and 2022 announcements in the Archive for background info.)


This is Halloween



As tradition goes we have brought back the  
P u m p k i n F e s t i v a l
. For the players that have been here for a while and participated in the past iterations, it may feel the same as before, but we have made some slight changes to our classics. For the players that have not yet partook in the  
P u m p k i n F e s t i v a l
  here is a recap.


There are lots of things you can do during this event. Several sub events will be offered in different towns, and participating in said events will get you a Pumpkin Festival Certificate 20231.png?nocache=105705982 . These can be exchanged for prizes by Hermann, the Ticket Master in Prontera (/navi prontera 147/198). He distributes the Pumpkin Festival rewards in return for Pumpkin Festival Certificates. However his stock is a little dry at the start. Visit him daily to see what he offers you. Rumor has it, that he will have a very special prize after he has replenished his entire stock of 20 prize items. Remember to use the certificates before the event ends, however, or they will no longer be valid.

Trick or Treat



Halloween lasts for one day, but during the Pumpkin Festival, it's still custom and practice to dress up and go from house to house to ask for candy for the entire month. You will be able to trick or treat in the five towns Izlude, Rachel, Geffen, Alberta, and Niflheim. On the minimap you will see the locations of the houses where you can knock to ask for candy. But wait! You need to put on a costume first! In all of these five towns, you will find the Unhappy Mask Salesman, and he will assist you in creating a mask that disguises you as a monster to go trick or treating! Keep in mind that for each town, you need to put on a different mask. When using the mask, your costume will only stay for 1 minute, so better stand in front of a door, or else your mask will go to waste. In order to make it easier for you to find the Unhappy Mask Salesman, here are his locations for each town:

  • Izlude 102,67
  • South of Rachel (ve_fild02) 183,380  
  • Geffen 39,124
  • Alberta 28,240
  • Niflheim 27,157



In the past every town except Izlude had 10 houses but now even Izlude has 10 where you can knock on the door. You can only knock on a door once each day, and there are different kinds of candies or ... "things" ... that you can get depending on the town. You can go trick or treating 10 times each day per character. For every successful knock on a door, you get 1 certificate. Now go, and find out which types of candy you can get from all the towns!

Mysterious Pumpkins



Mysterious Pumpkins will appear in the towns of Payon, Aldebaran, Comodo, and Morocc. They are quite harmless, but among them, a few Mischievous Ghosts are hiding, disguised as a pumpkin. Find the Mischievous Ghosts, and drive them out of the towns, so they stop scaring people. But be careful, they are quite swift... After 30 minutes, if all the ghosts have not been found, all of the pumpkins will disappear again. You will see an announcement when they're back! You get Certificates when you reveal them and when you manage to defeat them! After the sub event ends, they will be back in 60 minutes


This sub event has been revamped so that we can run it as a GM weekly event. So look forward to earning those extra festival certificates if it gets voted. 

Old Cobby's Spirit


Old Cobby's spirit is a monster that respawns every 10 - 20 minutes, in prt_fild08. Defeating Old Cobby, will reward 3 certificates and 1 old purple box. 

Powerful Pumpkin Pies




If you have already been online, killing monsters, you might have noticed that sometimes, you receive an Edible Pumpkin or some Raw Dough. You can use these items to create a Powerful Pumpkin Pie that boosts your stats for a short while. To do that, bring 3 Edible Pumpkins and 1 Raw Dough to Casper, the not-so-dead travelling cook (/navi prontera 145/200). You can only get 1 certificate each day for creating pumpkin pies, but you can create as many pies as you wish.

The Haunting of Skidbladnir



Yuno is an old, old place, and many have died on the the battlefields of WoE. It's not surprising that something has overtaken the castle of Skidbladnir. Purchase a Ghost Free Charm from the Ghost Hunter (/navi sch_gld,71,315) to gain 24hr entry to investigate what lies there. He might have interesting things for you to trade if you bring him what he's looking for. Inside, you'll find the Gatekeeper standing guard over something. He will offer a blessing to anyone deemed too spirit-like. Be warned, though. His blessings will completely cleanse you of your aura if you should happen to want to cross the veil. On the other side of the veil, Kafra might be able to help you find your way, and reward you should you offer her a certain coin. If you wish to leave you may have to find your own means of escape.  Are you sure you want to know how deep the rabbit hole goes??

Uneasy Cemetery



When Night falls in JellyRO, the undead rise from their graves in Prontera. Bring Holy Water to Mother Mathana (/navi prontera 257/313), to ease the dead. She won't appear until the undead stir for the first time. She requires 1000 holy water, but as a community you can work together to keep Prontera safe. For every 100 holy water you hand in you will get a Pumpkin Harvest Certificate. When day comes, the dead will return back to their sleep to haunt another night. Mother Mathana will take all your holy water, even if you give her a surplus that covers more than one day. However, bringing more than the required amount of holy water can earn the city additional peaceful nights when the dead will not stir. A day in Ragnarok has been set for 12 hours. Night occurs at midnight and noon server time.


Event ends on November 6, 2023!

All event items will vanish after the event ends

(Obviously not the rewards)


Forum Looks... Odd


So some of you may have noticed that some images are missing. Sometime in September we were having issues with the site even loading because the webserver was full on space. Trying to figure out what could be removed I had found a folder in the forum archives called backups, they had one for every month and year from when we moved to this forum from our old SMF forum. So I thought they were backups, and removed the folders from 2016-2018. Their folder name style was 2016-01, 2016-02, 2016-03, etc. 


Mistakes were made, and they were not in fact backups of everything for that month year, but folders of when said images and files were uploaded to the server. Generally we would moved the files to our personal computers incase something goes wrong. Due to circumstances this was not performed. I take full responsibility for this oversight. For the most part this can be fixed by reuploading your avatars. 


Again sorry for the inconvenience, we'll be fixing what we can when we're not so hard pressed. 



Winners of the Jam


Congratulations  to our top 4 winners of the Jam harvest. We were surprised to see the amount of jam that was gathered. Our top place being  2400 Jams


Each of our winners will have 1 week to respond to their Rodex mail, to let me know the order of packages from their most want to least. As for everyone who got over 500 Jams, you will get a Rodex mail with a jellybean as well. But there was a special reward for those who got top 4, and for EVERYONE that participated. Every got a special taming item for them to get their own Marin Pet. Those in top 4 will get an Egg.


I had to choose a character from the account so I went with what felt like your main, or the one I saw you partake in events. 


Thank you again everyone who participated. 


Monthly Updates



Additional Notes

  • Auro Shop and Jellybean exchanger have been updated.
  • Jellyblob was updated to reflect change in Auro Shop costumes.
  • Reduced fame points by 10% for all characters on accounts inactive for 90 days.
  • pet_db and pet_db2 have been combined.
  • mob_db and mob_db2 have been combined.
  • Pumpkin ghosts have been revamped to fit our coding standards.
  • Pumpkin ghosts towns have been updated, removed Yuno and added Comodo and Morocc.
  • Pumpkin ghosts now announces when someone kills a mischievous ghost and which town it was.
  • Pumpkin ghost has been updated so that when the last mischievous ghost is killed in a town all mysterious pumpkins vanish.
  • Dark poring pet has been added.
  • Marin pet has been added.
  • Marin taming item, pomegranate has been added. 
  • Several Prontera town warps have been changed to a script instead of a warp, so they can move correctly when it's Halloween.
  • Old Cobby Spirit is now it's own script.
  • The falling leaves effect has been moved to the effect script for dev quality of life.
  • Monsters in skid no longer have quotes around them.
  • Hunter's name has been corrected.
  • Travelling Cook has been moved to Prontera.
  • Hermann has been moved to Prontera.
  • Hermann now gives prizes based on attendance.


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