Updated Info & FAQ: Race to Trakanon Event Server Opens July 12

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The Race to Trakanon announcement thread has been updated with a new Frequently Asked Questions for the upcoming Race to Trakanon limited-time progression server which will open up next Tuesday, July 12th. When the server closes (it will run for at least three months and there will be 30 days notice before shutting it down), characters will be transferred to the live server of the player’s choice. Competing or participating in the Race to Trakanon server results in Coins which can be used to buy powerful items on the Live servers or the Stormhold TLE server.

EQ2Wire will be ready for this new server as we are working on an updated Leaderboards page which will track everyone’s progress towards the eighty plus Achievements which have been added for the new server!

From the EQ2 Forums:

What content and features are enabled?

The Race to Trakanon server operates under similar rules to a Time-Locked Expansion server. As this is the Race to Trakanon, it means that it contains content up to and including Kunark is available. Classes and features from future expansions will not be available.

What races will be available for the event? 

All races are playable.

What classes will be available for the event? 

Beastlord and Channelers are the only classes that will not be available.

Will flying be enabled? 

While you may have a flying mount for looks on Race to Trakanon, flying, leaping and gliding have been disabled.

Will agnostic dungeons be available? 

Agnostic dungeons will not be available.

Can I earn or use Loyalty Tokens? 

The Loyalty system will not be available on event servers which includes earning and spending tokens.

Are mercenaries available? 

No, mercenaries are a feature from a future expansion and will not be available.

Are the difficulty adjustments the same as they are on time-locked servers? 

The difficulty adjustments are identical to time-locked server difficulty adjustments; including encounter damage, encounter mitigation, and player heal reduction.

Are there any restricted stats? 

The Crit Bonus stat will not apply on the Race to Trakanon server.

Can I buy event rewards on the Race to Trakanon server? 

You will not be able to purchase event rewards on the event server. Once your character has been moved to a live server after the event ends, you will be able to purchase event rewards as normal.

What are the achievements I can earn rewards with?

Place Achievement Reward
1st Become a level 30 Adventurer Silver, Copper (2)
2-100 Become a level 30 Adventurer Copper (2)
101- Become a level 30 Adventurer Copper
1st Become a level 50 Adventurer Silver, Copper (2)
2-100 Become a level 50 Adventurer Copper (2)
101- Become a level 50 Adventurer Copper
1st Become a level 80 Adventurer Gold, Silver, Copper
2-100 Become a level 80 Adventurer Silver, Copper
101- Become a level 80 Adventurer Silver
1st Become a level 80 Tradeskiller Gold, Silver (2)
2-100 Become a level 80 Tradeskiller Silver (2)
101- Become a level 80 Tradeskiller Silver
1st Complete your class Epic (heroic) quest Gold, Silver (2)
2-10 Complete your class Epic (heroic) quest Silver (2)
11- Complete your class Epic (heroic) quest Silver
All Complete the Mythical Brandisher achievement Gold
1st Complete the Tradeskill epic quest Gold, Silver (2)
2-10 Complete the Tradeskill epic quest Silver (2)
11- Complete the Tradeskill epic quest Silver
1st Complete 50 Collection quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 50 Collection quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 50 Collection quests Copper
1st Complete 100 Collection quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 100 Collection quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 100 Collection quests Copper
1st Complete 200 Collection quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 200 Collection quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 200 Collection quests Copper
1st Complete 300 Collection quests Silver (2), Copper
2-50 Complete 300 Collection quests Silver, Copper
51- Complete 300 Collection quests Silver
1st Complete 400 Collection quests Gold (2), Silver
2-50 Complete 400 Collection quests Gold, Silver
51- Complete 400 Collection quests Gold
1st Complete 250 quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 250 quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 250 quests Copper
1st Complete 500 quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 500 quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 500 quests Copper
1st Complete 1000 quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 1000 quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 1000 quests Copper
1st Complete 1500 quests Silver (2), Copper
2-50 Complete 1500 quests Silver, Copper
51- Complete 1500 quests Silver
1st Complete 2000 quests Gold (2), Silver
2-50 Complete 2000 quests Gold, Silver
51- Complete 2000 quests Gold
1st Complete 15 Heritage quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 15 Heritage quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 15 Heritage quests Copper
1st Complete 20 Heritage quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 20 Heritage quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 20 Heritage quests Copper
1st Complete 25 Heritage quests Silver, Copper (2)
2-50 Complete 25 Heritage quests Copper (2)
51- Complete 25 Heritage quests Copper
1st Complete 30 Heritage quests Silver (2), Copper
2-50 Complete 30 Heritage quests Silver, Copper
51- Complete 30 Heritage quests Silver
1st Complete 32 Heritage quests Gold (2), Silver
2-50 Complete 32 Heritage quests Gold, Silver
51- Complete 32 Heritage quests Gold
1-100 Defeat Trakanon in his lair Gold, Silver
101- Defeat Trakanon in his lair Silver
All Obtain level 80 and complete 500 quests, 100 collections, 15 heritage quests, and your class epic quest Ethereal

Can I disable my EQ2Players (Census) Updates on an Event Server? 

No, players will be unable to disable Census exports on an event server.

Are experience/vitality potions, summoning charms, etc.. available like they are on the TLE servers? 

The Marketplace will be similar to what items are offered on the TLE server Stormhold. The major exception will be that items from the consumables/experience category will not be available for purchase on the Race to Trakanon server.

Is there any change to Rok itemization?

RoK itemization has been updated for the Race to Trakanon and the TLE Server.

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Comments (4)

  • Archangel

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    Apparently this remains in force:

    Special Server Rules

    To keep things interesting during the Race to Trakanon, there are additional special server rules.

    . Reduced experience rates
    . Increased encounter difficulty
    . Limited Marketplace
    … items from the consumables/experience category will not be available for purchase on the Race to Trakanon server.

    . Mount speed reduction
    . NO experience bonuses for max characters on account
    . NO Veteran Claims

    Which is ‘one’ reason why this server will be up “at least three months,” instead of Trakanon being dead within a month.

    “1-100 Defeat Trakanon in his lair Gold, Silver
    101- Defeat Trakanon in his lair Silver”

    Or not.

    Tally-ho!

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  • Wirewhisker

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    Meh.

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  • Olee

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    I except this server will be hosted only on “US English Servers” ? I could not find any mention of a server for the European players ?

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    • Feldon

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      There is 1 EU-specific server — Thurgadin. However all EQ2 servers can be accessed from Europe.

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