Carnival of the Ascended

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Carnival of the Ascended 2014 will run from 3:30pm Pacific on February 27th through March 12th.
Some information below is from previous runs of the event and is subject to change.

"A dark future do I see for you Ascended, beset upon two sides. Remember who your true enemy is...
beware the rumblings of the Earth and the scorch of the Flame..."

-Aerilis the Seer


It's been yet another year and Telarans are holding a grand Carnival in honor of the Ascended. Come and party!

The Carnival of the Ascended can be found in multiple locations: within each of the faction cities and also at Fortune's Shore in Shimmersand. A portal links the cities to Shimmersand and Tempest Bay for quick and safe transportation to the carnival sites.

These portals are only available from Phase 1 through Phase 2.

  • Meridian to Shimmersand and Tempest Bay: Speak to Tubbs at (6173, 5227)
  • Sanctum to Shimmersand and Tempest Bay: Speak to Tubbs at (7380, 3023)
  • Shimmersand to Meridian: Speak to Cavy at (6658, 6855)
  • Shimmersand to Sanctum: Speak to Gladys at (6649, 6834)
  • Tempest Bay to Meridian: Speak to Cavy at (12483, 11771)
  • Tempest Bay to Sanctum: Speak to Gladys at (12471, 11764)

In 2014 The Codex: Wheel of Fate warfront was discontinued.


All merchants except the Moneychanger are now available via the World Event tab in the RIFT Store.

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2012 (Obsolete)

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  • Prelude: The Carnival Approaches
  • Phase 1: Anniversary of the Ascended
  • Phase 2: Parade of the Dragons

2012 (Obsolete)

  • Prelude: The Carnival Approaches
  • Phase 1: Anniversary of the Ascended
  • Phase 2: Parade of the Dragons
  • Phase 3: The Morning After
  • Phase 4: Until Someone Loses an Eye
  • Phase 5: Faction Insurrection
  • Phase 6: War of the Wanton Maw


The dragon pinatas are balloon mobs found in most zones. They can be tracked down by checking for a balloon icons on your map. They are treated as a foothold and when defeated will give its rewards in your rift loot bag. The rewards normally consist of some Glass Beads with occasional rare loot.

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Carnival games are available in Phase 1 and/or Phase 2.

Characters must be at least level 10 to receive any event quests.

2012 (Obsolete)

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2012 (Obsolete)

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Raid dailies are available in Phases 1 and 2, and will count against your daily quest limit.

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2012 (Obsolete)


Solo dailies are available in Phases 1 and 2, and will count against your daily quest limit.

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2012 (Obsolete)

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The doubloon for 2013 is called the Auroral Doubloons.

2012 (Obsolete)

The doubloon for 2012 was called the Pyrite Doubloon.

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2012 (Obsolete)

Characters must be at least level 10 to receive any event quests.

Quick Facts

Live Event
Frequency: Annual
Real-life: RIFT's Anniversary