Aion 10 Days Free Trials

Today, Aion team presents a new Free Trial program beginning Thursday, May 26, 2011.

We are pleased to announce the start of the Aion Free Trials, beginning Thursday, May 26, 2011!

Spread your wings and join in the fight against your ancient enemies! Play Aion’s Free Trial for 10 days and experience the stunning beauty and depth of action found only in Aion! Our new Free Trial landing page will go live May 26, 2011!

Not sure where to start? Our new Faction Incentive Program provides a great entry point for new players. Grab your friends and ascend, Daevas!

Play Aion’s Trial for 10 days FREE
Explore the world of Atreia as you level to 20
Join or create a new Legion with your friends
Learn a craft and forge your own equipment

Don’t forget this week Aion team prepare...

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Is Aion Under Titanic Takedown Tuesday Attack?

A few minutes ago aion_trine posted a tweet about network outages for Aion, GW and Lineage 2:

We have been experiencing peer network outages for Aion, GW and Lineage 2 . Our team is investigating the source of these outages

Since Minecraft, EVE Online, League of Legends and games site The Escapist are under “Titanic Takedown Tuesday” attack, we hope it’s not the case with Aion.

We are currently experiencing network outages. We do not have an eta as to when they will stop; however, we do expect to continue experiencing them for the next hour or so. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding. Please continue to monitor our Twitter feeds for more information.


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Site updated with Aion 2.5 quests

I am very proud to announce that we have updated our quests database to reflect the changes that patch 2.5 brought to Aion. All the news quests have been added and old have been updated with the latest data. I am so very proud to say that this is the first time since this site existed that we have all the German and French quests added as well. Quest text and steps are all translated to French and German, the only thing left in English are custom explanations. The walkthrough images are also from the English version of the game and I hope you won’t mind that...

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Aion Sale on Plastic Surgery Tickets

A sale on Plastic Surgery Tickets in the NCSoft Store starts on July 6, 2011 and runs until August 3, 2011. Buy one, get one free! It’s never been a better time to dye your hair or adjust your waistline.

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Aion Item Database updated

I am very proud to announce that we have updated our Aion Item database with 2.5 data, but we did so much more and added new functionality to it as well. First of all we have updated our item tooltips and they look much more like their counterparts in the game. What I am really proud of is the addition of the Your Equipment section and the Equipping mechanism. There is an “Equip” link next to each item and you by clicking on it you add it to, what I would call, your ideal item build. All other items of same type you hover over will be compared to the equipped item in a nice side-by-side tooltip. All of the equipped items are shown in the “Your Equipment” section and there is a permalink that you can share with your friends or post them on forums...

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Aion 2.6 Update will be live on test server on July 28th

Today NCsoft announced that Aion new content Update 2.6 will be live on the test servers on July 28th and will be released on the live servers on August 3rd.
Highlights include:

  • The “Crucible Challenge”, a solo version of the Empyrean Crucible instance, with a bonus round!
  • A new auto-party matching system for Nochsana Training Camp, Fire Temple, Steel Rake, Draupnir Cave, Dark Poeta, Udas Temple, Lower Udas Temple, and the Empyrean Crucible instances!
  • Difficulty level adjustments to Dark Poeta, Empyrean Crucible and Beshmundir Temple!
  • A new pet, the Runaway Poppy, which has a chance to provide its master with Platinum Medals!
  • New conditioning stones to make your gear even better!
  • Improvements to boss looting in Fire Temple and Steel Rake...
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Changes to Aion Fabled Loot Chests

As of 2.6, Named Monsters such as Kromede the Corrupt and Brass-Eye Grogget no longer drop random Fabled weapons or piece of armor, but Fabled Loot Chests which contain one weapon or armor suitable for the character class that opens it.

  • Fabled Weapon and Armor Chests can be traded with Group members for a short period of time.
  • However, Fabled weapons and armor contained within Fabled Weapon and Armor Chests cannot be traded.
  • When opening a Fabled Weapon Chest, there are at least two weapons each class can acquire. However, there is a higher likelihood that the most desirable weapons for each class will drop.


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