My, does time fly! We're already about halfway through December and the spiral is bustling with fun items, events, giveaways, and contests to help celebrate the holidays!
* Felix Navidad is back at his usual spot in the Shopping District to sell wizards his unique holiday loot. A full Santa costume, dozens of spirited wands, and three seasonal pets are just some of the items that he has for sale. Be sure to drop by and give him a hello before December ends!
* The Shopping District isn't the only place where your wizard can get some sweet holiday swag. With the return of December also comes the return of Yuletide items back in the Crown Shop. Festive favorites include mounts like the Reindeer Sleigh and Merle's Holiday Rug, as well as pets such as the Polar Fox and Snowball. And who could forget about the various housing decorations and seeds to get your castle prepped and ready for all those holiday parties?
* Watch your step! Lurking in the waters of a few world hubs you'll be pleased to see the return of three seasonal fish. Reel in the Cold Cod, Mistletoe Angler, and Yuletoy Fish in the Commons, the Oasis, Northguard, and Jade Palace.
12 Days of Surprises
Every year, Kingsisle combines the 12 Days of Christmas with an advent calendar type twist to make the 12 Days of the Spiral event. Each day of this event reveals a special surprise for both Wizard101 and Pirate101 players.
The 2015 12 Days of the Spiral Lineup:
Day 1 - To kick off the start of the 12 Days of the Spiral event, Kingsisle released the code SPIRALGIFT which gave players a free Yuletide Pack in Wizard101 and a free Banded Iguana pet in Pirate101. If you haven't yet redeemed this code, make sure to do so by December 17th at 11:59 PM Central!
Day 2 - The second day marked the start of Kingsisle's annual holiday contest. This year, they tasked players to design a festive ornament using one of three templates. Let your creative juices flow and you just might win the grand prize of 60,000 crowns! For full rules and information about this contest, please see the official contest page here.
Day 3 - On the third day of the spiral, Kingsisle unveiled a brand new housing item - the Spiral Light Tree! Use the code SPIRALTREE by December 17th at 11:59 PM Central to get yours in both Wizard101 and Pirate101.
Day 4 - Who doesn't love new items? The fourth day of the spiral gave the popular Winterland Pack an update with a new Yuletide Stag mount, a Golden Goose pet, and other new holiday items. Don't worry, Pirate101 wasn't left out of the new item fun! The fourth day of the spiral saw Pirate101 introduce three new festive pets and one awesome holiday ship!
Day 5 - Day five allowed wizards and pirates to deck the halls with the code SPIRALLIGHTS - which supplies strands of red, green, icy, and colored lights in both Wizard101 and Pirate101. You have until December 17th at 11:59 PM Central to take advantage of this sparkling promo.
Day 6 - On the sixth day of the spiral, Kingsisle reduced the price of the Terror's Hoard Pack, Rockhammer's Jewel Pack, and all of the new school themed jewel packs by 50%. On the pirate side, all companions were reduced to half price.
Day 7 - The seventh day of the spiral gave players of both games the opportunity to receive 50% more bonus crowns when they purchased a crowns block.
Day 8 - Choo-choo! All aboard the Polaris Express! Day eight of the 12 Days of the Spiral introduced the brand new Polaris Express mount available in the Crown Shop for 4500 crowns.
Day 9 - Day nine brought another awesome giveaway! If you redeem the code YULEZOMG by December 17th at 11:59 PM Central, you can get one epic item in both Wizard101 and Pirate101.
Day 10 - The tenth day of the spiral launched new holiday items in both Wizard101 and Pirate101. Wizards were treated to a new Ice Floe Siren pet, an Icy Multi-Tank Aquarium, and new holiday stockings. Pirates were surprised with candy cane mounts and a Holly Jolly Roger companion.
Day 11 - This day turned into bundles of fun when it was revealed that online bundles would be 50% off ... and included the return of some retired favorites!
Day 12 - A mystery awaits! The final day (or is it????) of the 12 Days of the Spiral supplied players with a mystery discount code. Depending on the coupon received, players could get up to 50% off their entire cart purchase.
Day 13 - Kingsisle is known to give us a baker's dozen when it comes to the 12 Days of the Spiral. What do you think will be this year's surprise?
To see the official 12 Days of the Spiral countdown, please click here. What has been your favorite part of the Yuletide celebrations so far in the spiral? Let me know in the comments!