Lunar New Year 2018

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Another new year dawns on Tyria—join the festivities in Divinity's Reach! The Year of the Dog is upon us, and the Lunar New Year festival returns with new rewards and activities. Collect and open lucky envelopes to earn essences of luck, delicious foods, fireworks, valuable items, and a chance to find the new Lucky Dog Lantern and Lucky Great Dog Lantern backpacks.

— Official website

Lunar New Year 2018 is an event celebrating the new Year of the Dog, that took place in the Crown Pavilion in Divinity's Reach. It was released with the February 06, 2018 update and ended on February 22nd.

Returning features[edit]

2018 features[edit]

The image of a dog depicted on the ground of the main area of Lunar New Year in 2018.

New activities[edit]

Event dialogue (map icon).png Prepare for a race around Divinity's Reach (0) - Race through Divinity's Reach on your mounts or on foot in this new season race. Mount rental available, if needed.
Adventure (map icon).png Firecracker Lighting - Speak to Firecracker Lighting (NPC) to start this new adventure.

New achievements[edit]

New skins and equipment[edit]

New items[edit]

New miniatures[edit]

New guild hall decorations[edit]

Gem Store[edit]


The following mail was sent to all players:



Happy New Year!

A new year dawns on Kryta and its citizens! All Tyrians are invited to Divinity's Reach for festival activities, traditional celebrations, and cheer to start the year off in good spirits.

Participate in firecracker lighting, enjoy a new festival race, compete in the Dragon Ball arena, and earn festive envelopes containing a variety of prizes. All proceeds from festival goods will be donated to support citizens displaced by recent events.

May you and your loved ones find good fortune in this year and in years to come!