Lunar New Year

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Visit Divinity's Reach to enjoy festive activities and earn special prizes during the celebration! Earn or purchase lucky envelopes for a chance to win gold, luck, or special items.

— In-game description

Divinity's Reach loading screen

Lunar New Year is an event celebrating the Canthan new year and is held in the Crown Pavilion in Divinity's Reach. Celestial Dragons have been added to Lion's Arch and each race's capital city: Black Citadel, Hoelbrak, Rata Sum, and The Grove for easier access. Earn or purchase Lucky Envelopes for a chance to win coin, luck, or special items. Players can also participate in the Dragon Ball Arena activity.

Releases[edit]

Activities[edit]

Activity Description Possible rewards
Activity (map icon).png Dragon Ball Arena A dodgeball-like activity with the goal to kill the opposing team. Traverse the map and find power-ups to further upgrade your special abilities.
Speak to Finolla in the Crown Pavilion to gain access to the arena.
Coffer of the Dragon Ball Champion.png Coffer of the Dragon Ball Champion
Little Lucky Envelope.png Little Lucky Envelope
Adventure (map icon).png Firecracker Lighting An adventure requiring you to light all firecrackers spread throughout the city. Use your glider and mounts to collect them all. Using waypoints disqualifies you.
Speak to Firecracker Lighting (NPC) to start the adventure.
Adventure reward gold.png Firecracker Lighting: Gold
Adventure reward silver.png Firecracker Lighting: Silver
Adventure reward bronze.png Firecracker Lighting: Bronze
Adventure (map icon).png Firecracker Lighting 2 A sequel to the previous adventure, requiring you to light all firecrackers spread throughout the city. Use your mounts to collect them all, while using waypoints disqualifies you.
Speak to Firecracker Lighting 2 (NPC) to start the adventure.
Adventure reward gold.png Firecracker Lighting: Gold
Adventure reward silver.png Firecracker Lighting: Silver
Adventure reward bronze.png Firecracker Lighting: Bronze
Event dialogue (map icon).png Mount race A mount race around Divinity's Reach, available around every 20 minutes. Players without a mount can rent the Raptor from Festival Mount Rental for 10 Silver coin. Little Lucky Envelope.png Little Lucky Envelope
Ace Racer.png Ace Racer
Adventure (map icon).png Race adventure Adventure version of the mount race. Players without a mount can rent the Raptor from Festival Mount Rental for 10 Silver coin. Adventure reward gold.png Racing in the New Year: Gold
Adventure reward silver.png Racing in the New Year: Silver
Adventure reward bronze.png Racing in the New Year: Bronze
Activity (map icon).png Celestial Challenge An instanced activity with several rounds, such as defeating foes and claiming objectives. The more rounds you endure, the more rewards you can get, as each round rewards one Power Share.png Lucky Aura stack, allowing you to open additional loot chests at the end.
Speak to Celestial Challenge Attendant near Central Plaza or the Crown Pavillion to enter.
Chest of the New Year
Token of the Celestial Champion.png Token of the Celestial Champion
Little Lucky Envelope.png Little Lucky Envelope
Exotic Equipment Satchel.png Exotic Equipment Satchel
Mini Essence of Luck.png Mini Essence of Luck

Other activities[edit]

Magic Find for Envelopes[edit]

See also: Maximizing Magic Find

The Lucky Envelopes from this festival are affected by Magic Find. By using boosters and consumables, players can increase their magic find while opening the envelopes, increasing the chances of getting the best rewards, such as the ornamental figurine worth 8 gold.

Easy Magic Find

Achievements[edit]

Vendors[edit]

Rewards and items[edit]

For list of all Lunar New Year rewards and items, see: Lunar New Year/items

NPCs and Dialogue[edit]

For list of Lunar New Year NPCs, events, dialogue and similar stuff: Lunar New Year/Festival content

See also[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Canthan New Year.