World Event Guides

RIFT has two types of world events: One-time and Annual. One-time events are usually part of the ongoing story and often can be the prelude to the release of new content. Annual events are holiday, seasonal, or major celebrations and occur every year around the same time.

Annual Events

Concluded One-Time Events

EventDatesNotes
River of Souls3/30/2011 - 4/16/2011Introduced the River of Souls 20-man raid.
Spoils of War5/4/2011 - 6/22/2011Introduced the first sliver, Gilded Prophecy.
Waves of Madness6/22/2011 - 8/2011Introduced the Hammerknell Fortress 20-man raid.
Half-Birthday8/25/2011 - 9/5/2011Minor celebration of RIFT's 6-month anniversary.
Planar Menace8/25/2011 - 9/28/2011A minor event where players raced to find Dragon Motes.
Ashes of History10/13/2011 - 11/16/2011Introduced Ember Isle.
War of the Wanton Maw4/19/2012 - 5/24/2012Introduced the Rise of the Phoenix 10-man and Infernal Dawn 20-man raids.
Tempest Rising10/18/2012 - 2/25/2013Prelude to RIFT's first expansion, Storm Legion.