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Free MMO with Real Time Strategy

Action and adventure await you in this epic battle game! EpicDuel is a free to play browser MMORPG featuring PvP (Player vs Player) combat. Turn fantasy into reality by creating your custom character to fight your friends in turn-based real time strategy battles. And the best RPG gets better with new releases launching every week, so stay tuned to the Design Notes for behind-the-scenes MMO information and become the most epic dueler in all of EpicDuel!

Power Up your Online MMO Character!

Bring your RPG strategy to the next level! When you harness Varium crystals, you gain access to powerful weapons, advanced armors, and unique styles in browser based glory. Varium also lets you create factions, customize your home, and gain an advantage on the PvP leaderboards!

Buy Varium Today or Earn Varium Now


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Frost Revenant Showcase Live!

December 24, 2022

Frost Revenant Showcase is Live!

After some delays, bug fixing, QoL additions, and final rounds of polish, the Frost Revenant Showcase is finally LIVE! Login today and collect the latest and greatest designs from Acatriel and Bido!

There were still more features planned to improve the Battlepass experience, but those sadly had to be cut for this update to launch before the New Year. We hope you enjoy it!

 

New PvP Drops

In addition to new Battlepass rewards, we've added new Evolved Frostbane PvP drops courtesy of Deuce! 

  • Evolved Frostbane Blades P
  • Evolved Frostbane Blades E
  • Evolved Frostbane Axe P
  • Evolved Frostbane Axe E
  • Evolved Frostbane Staff P
  • Evolved Frostbane Staff E
  • Evolved Frostbane Blaster P
  • Evolved Frostbane Blaster E
  • Evolved Frostbane Bow P
  • Evolved Frostbane Bow E

We've also re-added cores to the drop tables. Some limited charge cores that dropped during the update that introduced them were erroneously set to be unlimited. These will be manually set to 30 charges after this update. The core drops should now function normally with one known display bug that they still show "Unlimited" despite being the x30 variants in your inventory. Equipping the cores resolve this issue. 

 

New Missions

After you've battled enough to collect several of the new PvP drops, you can visit Deuce in the abandoned train station in the Mines to take on his new mission "Frosty Evolution", offering significant rewards culminating in new rare rewards!


Holiday Wishes

2022 presented many challenges and triumphs, but we're still here dueling on! Though the lack of Gifting has made this a more low-key month, it's been invaluable for stress reduction and creative recuperation. We have no shortage of interesting ideas and projects to build upon our progress from 2022 to carry EpicDuel into the future. On behalf of the EpicDuel team, we wish you a happy and safe holiday season, and a prosperous 2023! Thank you, and duel on!


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Paladin Chronomancer Pre-Order

December 16, 2022

Paladin Chronomancer 2023

The 2023 Calendar is available for Pre-Order from HeroMart! When you get this latest calendar you'll unlock in-game rewards inside AQ3D, AdventureQuest, DragonFable, EpicDuel, and the Paladin Chronomancer Class / Armor set in AQWorlds! EpicDuel's rewards feature a complete set of Armors and Weapons courtesy of Epic Artist Acatriel!

 

Aurelio Voltaire’s new album, “The Black Labyrinth ~ A Requiem for the Goblin King,” is now available for pre-order!

Pre-order Voltaire's new album

Aurelio Voltaire has appeared in every AdventureQuest Worlds Friday the 13th event, made his first appearance in AQ3D this year, and two of his tracks premiered during our 20th Anniversary event in October. He is a maker of music, films, books, comics, toys and... MAYHEM. His character and music have been player-favorites for years; that’s why we’re excited to announce... his long-awaited 13th studio album new album, “The Black Labyrinth ~ A Requiem for the Goblin King,” is now available for pre-order!

The full album releases on December 16th, 2022. Don’t wait. Pre-order The Black Labyrinth ~ A Requiem for the Goblin King now!

 

Frost Revenant Battlepass Coming Soon

Frost Revenant Preview

The next season of EpicDuel's Battlepass is on the horizon and anticipated to release December 22, 2022. This new season will include a outstanding collection of frosty new gear just in time to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year


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EpicDuelsgiving 2022

November 23, 2022

A balance bounty

A bounty of balance changes await on the even of an epic holiday weekend! Savor all the changes between bites of turkey, ham, tofu, broccoli, or whatever food you favor as you give thanks for this long-awaited update!

 

Class Balance

All classes have received some major changes this update. Ultimately, our goal is that each class should have multiple viable builds, and these changes should provide more viable builds while reinforcing the unique identity of each class. Special thanks to those who responded to our feedback survey, who provided thorough documentation for all proposed changes. We are much more likely to implement an idea that's specific (not just "nerf/buff X skill") and well-justified.

 

Epic Legendary Supporter

Although there will be no Gifting event this year, we are still offering the 40K Varium package for those who wish to stock up. This package also comes with the Epic Legendary Supporter 2022 achievement. This offer will only be available until December 1st, 2022!

The other 10K Artix Point packages will also include the evolving Epic Supporter 2022 achievements. If you purchased a 10K AP package since Friday November 18th, 2022, you will receive this achievement retroactively. Please note the Varium offered by the other 10K AP packages have not been increased this year.

We've also added a 2022 World Cup achievement if you still needed a few more rating points to your next star!

 

Battlepass Encore

Some of you have been extremely diligent in completing your daily and weekly Battlepass challenges, reaching the coveted level 50 milestone. To make completing challenges worthwhile after hitting the cap, we've expanded the pass to include 10 more levels with substantial Varium and Credit rewards! This Battlepass will officially end at the end of the day on December 4th. In the future, we expect passes to last about 30 days, but due to some early hiccups, we're letting this season run a bit longer.


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Battlepass Online!

October 28, 2022

Battlepass Online!

Battlepass Online!

We're commemorating AE's 20th anniversary with the biggest feature we've added to EpicDuel in years: Battlepass! This feature will allow all players to earn new weapons, items, styles, cores, and currency just by completing specific daily and weekly challenges! 

To start, simply make progress towards any of the challenges available. You will being to earn XP automatically as you complete the various tasks. If you're stuck by a challenge or two, you can wait for them to reset or purchase a level worth of XP to advance and claim more prizes. Also, an Enhanced Battlepass is available to unlock even more prizes if you desire.

This season is designed to last until December, enough time for those who complete challenges every day to have a chance to claim up to level 50. Spider designed this system cleverly enough that we have tremendous flexibility to add content and expand challenges as the feature evolves. We hope you enjoy what is the first iteration of a powerful and exciting new feature!

Special thanks to Spider, Acatriel, and our Testers who helped see this feature from inception to final delivery!

 

O.M.G. Mode

As a surprise bonus addition to this release, we've introduced a new battle mode: O.M.G.

According to our programmer Spider, this acronym stands for Offensive Magnitude of Gorgonzola (because you're cheesing your opponent). Don't let the punny name fool you -- this mode is brutal! This mode makes the following adjustments to regular battle:

  • HP multiplier of x1337
  • DMG multiplier of x750
  • Maximum cooldown of 1 for every ability
  • Unlimited energy
  • Flat +25% stun resist
  • Legendary Points disabled

To maintain its novelty, this mode will only be available for a limited time so experiment while you can!


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Techstalker Terminator Arrives!

October 03, 2022

Techstalker Terminator

Celebrating 20 year of Artix Entertainment, we just launched the Techstalker Terminator Package! 20 years for $20 (4,000 AP)!*
*Please note this package does not include extra Varium. The regular 2,500 Varium package (4,000) is still available from the Varium shop.

  • Armors:
    • Techstalker Exosuit A
    • Techstalker Exosuit B
    • Techstalker Exosuit C
    • Techstalker Exosuit A CC
    • Techstalker Exosuit B CC
    • Techstalker Exosuit C CC

These new armors come pre-equipped with new cores!

  • Resonant Armor (Armor Core - Passive): Lower attacker's energy by 15% ranged damage.
  • Astral Projection (Armor Core): Summon a cosmic avatar, dealing 75% damage to Energy.
  • Primary Weapons:
    • Techstalker Sword P
    • Techstalker Sword E
    • Techstalker Terminator P
    • Techstalker Terminator E

These primary weapons are pre-equipped with a new active core!

  • Energy Harvest (Primary Core): Deal 85% damage, stealing 20% HP and Energy, disabling melee attacks for 2 turns.
  • Sidearms:
    • Techstalker Repeater P
    • Techstalker Repeater E

These sidearm weapons are pre-equipped with a new active core!

  • Core Corruption (Sidearm Core): Increases target's Rage while lowering Dexterity/Technology 40 points.
  • Auxilaries:
    • Techstalker Railgun P
    • Techstalker Railgun E

These auxiliary weapons are pre-equipped with a new active core!

  • Skull Smasher (Auxiliary Core): Use your auxiliary as a melee weapon to deal 125% damage.
  • Bots:
    • Techstalker Bot P
      • Techstalker Beam P: Fire physical beam with a 20% crit chance.
      • Techstalker Tremor P: Reduce Crit, Block, and Deflection chance for 4 turns, 15% stun chance.
    • Techstalker Bot E
      • Techstalker Beam E: Fire an energy beam with a 20% crit chance.
      • Techstalker Tremor E: Reduce Crit, Block, and Deflection chance for 4 turns, 15% stun chance.
  • Vehicles:
    • Techstalker Bike
    • Techstalker Bike CC

Those who purchase the new Techstalker package will receive the Techstalker's Crest achievement to commemorate their support for the game. This package will not be available long so get it before it goes rare!