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Rift (Rift)
Gamigo | Official Site
MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 03/01/11)  | Pub:Gamigo
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download | Retail Price:Free | Pay Type:Free | Monthly Fee:Free
System Req: PC | Out of date info? Let us know!


Released by Trion Worlds in early 2011, Rift takes place in the world of Telara where players take on the personality of an "Ascended." Two competing factions of Ascended, the Guardians and the Defiant, battle through the monsters of Telara in an effort to bring down Regulos, a dragon god bent on the complete destruction of Telara.

Rifts, or tears between various dimensions and Telara, are dynamic events that can open up quite suddenly. These events feature open grouping with players being able to join one another to defeat the creatures spewing forth from the rifts.

One of Rift's most compelling features is the Ascended Class System. Players begin by choosing one of four callings: Warrior, Mage, Rogue or Cleric. During the course of the game, players increase in strength and can "attune" their callings and mix and match "souls," or sub-classes, to become more specialized and flexible.


  • Two Warring Factions | Choose from the two opposing factions of the Guardians and Defiant, each with three races to pick from.
  • Six Races | Adventure with the Guardian races of Dwarves, High Elves, and Mathosian humans, or the Defiant races of Bahmi, Kelari elves, and Eth humans.
  • Dynamic Content | Explore the world of Telara and group with others to take on dynamic content such as rifts, world bosses, and other in-game events.
  • Dungeons and Raids | Take on small group Chronicles, 5-person dungeons, or 10-to-20 player raids to earn special rewards.
  • Tradeskills | Engage in Rift's deep tradeskill system with a host of gathering and crafting skills, including Butchering, Foraging, Mining, Runebreaking, Apothecary, Armorsmith, Artificer, Outfitter, Runecrafter, and Weaponsmith.
  • Warfronts and Conquest | Engage in two-faction PvP in instanced Warfronts or three-faction open-world PvP with Rift's Conquest mode.
  • Consistent Game Updates | Experience new features like Instant Adventures, high-level Slivers, and Mentoring and Barbershop systems with Rift's consistent game updates.


  • Warrior | Create the right combination of Souls for your Warrior with the Champion, Reaver, Paladin, Warlord, Paragon, Riftblade, Void Knight, and Beastmaster Souls.
  • Cleric | Mix and match your Cleric Souls from the Purifier, Inquisitor, Sentinel, Justicar, Shaman, Warden, Druid, and Cabalist souls.
  • Rogue | Combine different souls to make the perfect Rogue from the Nightblade, Ranger, Bladedancer, Assassin, Riftstalker, Marksman, Saboteur, and Bard Souls.
  • Mage | Build the most powerful Mage from the Elementalist, Warlock, Pyromancer, Stormcaller, Archon, Necromancer, Dominator, and Chloromancer Souls.

Did they ever add a way to skip to max level? Posted by Po_gg on October 15, 2019 @ 7:17AM
Why Don't More People Play This? Posted by blamo2000 on June 1, 2019 @ 5:22PM
New exp or new patch, ? Who knows Posted by Deathleecher on March 16, 2019 @ 7:16AM
Rift gets a team letter! Rift will live on Posted by Manestream on January 18, 2019 @ 2:11PM
To Prime or not to Prime? Posted by Octagon7711 on October 12, 2018 @ 12:10PM
Too late to get into Rift Prime? Posted by MisterZebub on July 7, 2018 @ 11:41AM
disappointed Posted by flashmemory on April 4, 2018 @ 6:28AM
Rift Prime, anyone playing, whats your goal ? Posted by YashaX on March 26, 2018 @ 4:44AM
Few questions about Rift Prime ? Posted by Kajidourden on March 16, 2018 @ 9:31AM

RIFT Patch Notes Include Cleric Ability Fixes, PvP, More

RIFT Patch Notes Include Cleric Ability Fixes, PvP, More - Rift News

RIFT patch notes outline several changes and fixes coming to the MMO, including fixes to Cleric abilities, PvP, and more.

Posted Jul 22, 2019 by Poorna Shankar
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Rift Team Has Plans for More Incremental Content Releases Over Big Expansions

Rift Team Has Plans for More Incremental Content Releases Over Big Expansions - Rift News

The Rift forum has a new post from the gamigo development team that lays out their plans for content releases going forward. In the past, the letter begins, players have had to wait up to two years for a large expansion. Going forward, however, the goal is for more incremental content releases. This includes dungeons, raids, quests and levels coming to players more quickly. This also means that class balancing, callings, souls, abilities and items will also roll out over time.

Posted Jun 21, 2019 by Suzie Ford
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Today's Rift PTS Event Will Net You 100,000 Loyalty

Today's Rift PTS Event Will Net You 100,000 Loyalty - Rift News

Feeling a bit short in the Loyalty department in Rift? If so, today's public test shard event will net you 100,000 for your participation. The event is as a result of the test environment's migration to Google's cloud service and devs would like a hand "testing basic server functionality for a couple of hours". The testing opportunity begins at 2:00 pm Pacific / 5:00 pm Eastern.

Posted Apr 16, 2019 by Suzie Ford
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Battle Pass Season 1 Goes Live in Rift

Battle Pass Season 1 Goes Live in Rift - Rift News

The Rift forums have been updated with the patch notes from today's update that includes the new Battle Pass Season 1 where players can "progress through 30 levels to claim rewards". Free players can take part in four daily missions and three random weekly missions to progress through the Battle Pass reward ranks. Patrons can participate in six daily missions and three random weekly missions to earn rewards.

Posted Apr 11, 2019 by Suzie Ford
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Rift Devs Detail the Upcoming Battle Pass

Rift Devs Detail the Upcoming Battle Pass  - Rift News

A couple of weeks ago, the Rift team posted a cryptic Twitter message asking players what they'd like to see in the battle pass, all without any information about what that actually might be. Today, the Rift site has been updated with the first information about what the battle pass is. It includes 30 levels in season one that are accomplished by completing daily and weekly quests. Players can earn rewards for free, by purchasing the Premium pack for $10 or being a Patron.

Posted Apr 03, 2019 by Suzie Ford
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