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Lunar Festival 2017 (Jan 24 - Feb 14)

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Lunar Festival starts next week and with it we'll be completing special event quests for various rewards. Expect new bundles, skins and mounts to hit the in-game shop.

The festival will go live with Valeera's patch next week on January 24. Most of the content has already been teased in the latest in-development video from yesterday.

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Excitement awaits during this year’s Lunar Festival event! Over the next few weeks, you’ll be racing to complete new special event quests that offer handsome rewards, you’ll find a few new skins and mounts in the Shop, and you may even spot a few fireworks at the end of your matches. The revelry kicks off Tuesday, January 24, lasts until February 14, and you’re invited to join in the festivities!

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Complete the Rooster Race!

Each day during this year’s Lunar Festival event, you’ll receive a new quest to complete the Rooster Race. If any players on your team have not yet finished that day’s quest, there’s a chance that the Lunar Rooster will appear near your Core before the match begins. Many festive items will also be scattered around your team’s starting area. Work together with your allies to collect the required items and return them to the Rooster to advance its position. Return four items before time runs out to help your Rooster cross the finish line!

2017 Lunar Festival Quests and Rewards:

  • Daily Quest: Complete the Rooster Race once.
    • Reward: 200 Gold.
  • Event Quest: Complete the Rooster Race 25 times during the 2017 Lunar Festival event.
    • Rewards: Lunar Rooster Portrait and the Lunar Rooster Mount.

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New Lunar Festival Items

Even a few our Heroes have donned their finest fineries in celebration of this year’s Lunar Festival. Head to the in-game Shop to check out the 2017 Lunar Festival Bundle, which contains Monkey King Samuro, Lunar Li-Ming, and the new Nimbus Cloud Mount. What’s more, we’ve also added a sparkly new Golden Rooster Mount to the in-game shop, and you can add it to your collection for just 10,000 gold!

2017 Lunar Festival Bundle

HEROES SKINS MOUNT
Samuro Monkey King Samuro* Nimbus Cloud
Li-Ming Lunar Li-Ming*  

* Item available exclusively as part of the 2017 Lunar Festival Bundle. Monkey King Samuro will become purchasable individually on January 31, and Lunar Li-Ming will follow on February 7.

2016 Lunar Festival Bundle

HEROES SKINS MOUNT
Jaina Lunar Jaina Lunar Dragon
Illidan Lunar Illidan  

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We hope your new year is off to a fantastic start, and we can’t wait to celebrate Lunar Festival with you! Good luck during your Rooster Races, and we’ll see you in the Nexus.

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When I saw the trailer I thought the Lunar Rooster and Golden Rooster were the same mount with a color variation. I'm so glad we'll be able to obtain the mount without spending real monies.

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22 hours ago, Valhalen said:

When I saw the trailer I thought the Lunar Rooster and Golden Rooster were the same mount with a color variation. I'm so glad we'll be able to obtain the mount without spending real monies.

One's free and the golden rooster is for 10K.

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