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EpicDuel Gifting 2023 Ends

January 12, 2024

Gifting 2023 Ends

Another Gifting Season Ends…

And what an end it was! EpicDuel ending 2023 with a bang as the volume of Gifts were double that of 2021.

Congratulations to our winners and all who participated, whether you were #1 or #10001. Gifting only works if people show up, and you all showed up with an incredible level of dedication and passion for the game that means so much to all of us who continue to keep the game running after nearly 15 years.

The top 15 winners this year are:

  1. Musashi
  2. Exempt
  3. I Am Mr. Nice Guy
  4. Lycan
  5. Impulse
  6. Ronald Mcdonald
  7. D Y S P O
  8. Enchant
  9. Smoking Shadow
  10. CactusChan
  11. Keosama
  12. F L O K I
  13. Thaddiemac X
  14. Lele
  15. Ahri

Though all the top 15 winners this year had impressive scores, with all exceeding 1 million gifts and 6 Gifters crossing the coveted 2 million gift threshold, Musashi exceeded all previous records with an incredible score of 5,038,987 gifts! Will it ever be beaten? Every year I think I've seen the highest Gifting score possible and every year I'm proven wrong!

We also want to celebrate the top 50, who put up some impressive gift scores themselves. The complete scoreboard will be added to Titan’s Peak as soon as we excavate a space big enough for this massive leaderboard of Gifters.

Gifting 2023 Top 50

Though we had some challenges this season, they were challenges borne out of something positive: People gifted enough to literally break the game! The number of gifts slowed the servers and created frequent instability by the end of the event. That brings me to the next topic.


Where Did My Gifts Go?

If you logged in sometime January 10th after 4:30 EST, you may have noticed your gifts are gone. You may have also noticed there were many server crashes with the game being inaccessible for minutes or hours at a time. This was because there were so many gifts given this year that EpicDuel was literally unable to handle it. Every time someone opened their mail or used the /open1000gifts command, it hit a database table with millions of entries. Rather than wait for people to open their gifts manually while dealing with instability, we decided the best solution was to open every gift all at once.

Because at the end of gifting most players end up with 1000s of duplicate items, we decided it would be preferable to automatically convert them to 1000 credits a piece, rather than forcing everyone to sell everything one item at a time. Arcade Tokens would be automatically inserted into everyone’s inventory since they’re more valuable than common seasonal items.

Captain Rhubarb and I worked on a query to open millions of gifts and finally had an opportunity to use it when the server crashed again. If you logged in after this update, your gift queue would be empty, but your inventory would be overflowing with Credits and Arcade Tokens!

Long story short, you didn’t lose your gifts. We automatically opened them all at once to save you time and save the server from incessant downtime. If enough people missed out on the drop items, we could make them available for purchase from a shop to fill out your seasonal rare inventory.

Secret and Silver Secret Prizes

After today’s update, we “opened” all the Secret and Silver Secret packages! By opened I mean inserted the prize items into everyone’s character inventory who owns one of the two or both packages. The packages themselves won’t be deleted until all are distributed (there are still a handful outstanding) and we are confident everyone got the items they should get. When we are prepared to delete them, we’ll turn extra packages into credits. We hope you enjoy them because I think Acatriel really outdid himself from the last Secret and Silver Secret packages he created.


Winner Prize Progress

As of right now we have been in contact will all this year’s Gifting winners and their prizes are underway. This should be a faster process than previous years thanks to Acatriel’s help and our stricter guidelines for requests. We still want each prize to be something the champion Gifters can be proud of and celebrate, but we also don’t want to drag the process out too long. It’s just as painful for us as it is the Gifters who are left waiting! That won’t happen this year. At least I don’t think it will. I have a habit of making positive statements only to be proven long later, but at this point, I’m optimistic!


Thank you again for everyone who participated in this year’s Gifting event, the biggest of EpicDuel’s nearly 15 year history! Duel on!


Olympus' Wrath Battlepass and Gift-A-Geddon 2023

November 20, 2023

Olympus' Wrath Battlepass

The Olympus' Wrath Battlepass is NOW LIVE! Login now to earn the latest collection of olympian/spartan-themed weapons, armors, vehicles, morphs, bots, cores, and more crafted with care by Acatriel!

Good luck and happy dueling to reach level 60 of EpicDuel's latest Battlepass season!

So more of you know what you're getting into with the new bots and cores available in this season, the skill descriptions are listed below:

  • Minotaur P
    • Minotaur's Charge P: Charge to deal damage according to the % of Rage you currently have.
    • Minotaur's Rage P: Smash target to inflict 25% defense debuff with 20% stun chance.
  • Minotaur E
    • Minotaur's Charge E: Charge to deal damage according to the % of Rage you currently have.
    • Minotaur's Rage E: Smash target to inflict 25% defense debuff with 20% stun chance.
  • Cores
    • Achilles' Phalanx: Summon spears, inflicting damage if target uses melee attacks.
    • Medusa's Gaze: Paralyze target, destroying armor and disabling melee for 2 turns and inflicting 70% dmg.
    • Zeus' Might: Summon lightning for 85% damage with a 40 pt. Tech debuff, 10% stun.
    • Ares' Vengeance: Attack with vengeance, dealing primary damage plus 12% of target's max HP (Max 500).


Gift-A-Geddon 2023!

EpicDuel Gift-a-Geddon 2023

Today, Monday November 20th, we've launched a massive mega-pack of 50,000 Varium for 20,000 Artix Points. Those who purchase this pack will also be awarded a one-time Legendary Epic Supporter 2023 achievement! This is an incredible value, but it will only be around for a limited time: the promotion will officially end when gifting begins on December 4th!

Because our 10,000 AP promotional packages have had inflated sale quantities of Varium for a long time, these packages will NOT have the customary increase in included Varium. However, these packages will still award the Epic Supporter 2023 achievement which will evolve if the packs are purchased multiple times! The 50,000 Varium pack will also count towards the Epic Supporter 2023 achievement. If you purchased a 10,000 AP package on Wednesday November 1st up to just before the new update took effect today November 20th, you will be awarded the appropriate achievement and tier.


Gifting Prizes

If you didn't already know, the gifting prizes and rules have changed this year! Please review the Design Notes posts covering the prizes and changes thoroughly before participating: September 22, 2023 and November 3, 2023. We don't want to let anyone down at the end of the competition because they didn't understand or were misinformed about what the final prizes would be. Also, don't count on the rules changing after the competition is over or nearly over.

Perhaps, if this Gifting season proves to be more sustainable in terms of overall workload, we can expand it in future seasons, but for now, the rules are what they are. We apologize to anyone who was disappointed, but our hope is this season can be more rewarding for more participants while also providing a suitable reward for the top Gifters.


EpicDuel Gifting 2023 Preview

November 03, 2023

Gifting 2023 Preview

We're almost a month away from the return of biggest event: Gifting! This season is now planned to last from December 4, 2023 to January 8, 2024. Starting and ending the event on a Monday rather than a Friday works better logistically since it will be easier and quicker to address any problems on a weekday rather than a weekend.

For now, we are pleased to present a preview of the Gifting prizes for winners of each tier of the upcoming event! We wanted to present these rewards in advance so you'll know exactly what you're competing for and can plan accordingly.


Gifting Chest Prize Preview

Below is a comprehensive list of prizes that will be awarded to Gifting finalists. These prizes do not include the Legacy Item award that the top 15 Gifters will be eligible for or the Custom Item that the #1 Gifter will be eligible for. These rewards will be manually added at the end of the competition so please allow some time to receive all your rewards after Gifting concludes.

Bronze Prize Rewards

Bronze Chest Winners (26th - 50th place)

  • Shadow Shinobi Armor
  • Shinobi Magnum P/E
  • Shinobi Assault Rifle P/E
  • Shadow Shinobi Katana
  • Shadow Shinobi Bike


Silver Prize Rewards

Silver Chest (11th - 25th place)

  • Moon Shinobi Armor
  • Shinobi Armor CC
  • Bio-Ronin Armor A
  • Bio-Ronin Armor B
  • Bio-Ronin Armor A CC
  • Bio-Ronin Armor B CC
  • Shinobi Magnum P/E
  • Shinobi Assault Rifle P/E
  • Shadow Shinobi Katana P/E
  • Moon Shinobi Katana P/E
  • Shinobi Katana CC P/E
  • Shadow Shinobi Katana P/E
  • Shadow Shinobi Bike
  • Jack Frost Morph


Gold Prize Rewards

Gold Chest (1st - 10th place)

  • Sun Shinobi Armor
  • Moon Shinobi Armor
  • Shinobi Armor CC
  • Shadow Shinobi Armor
  • Bio-Ronin Armor A
  • Bio-Ronin Armor B
  • Bio-Ronin Armor A CC
  • Bio-Ronin Armor B CC
  • Apex Bio-Ronin Armor A
  • Apex Bio-Ronin Armor B
  • Apex Bio-Ronin Armor A CC
  • Apex Bio-Ronin Armor B CC
  • Shinobi Magnum P/E
  • Shinobi Assault Rifle P/E
  • Shadow Shinobi Katana P/E
  • Moon Shinobi Katana P/E
  • Sun Shinobi Katana P/E
  • Shinobi Katana CC P/E
  • Bio-Ronin Katana P/E
  • Shinobi Assault Rifle CC P/E
  • Shinobi Magnum CC P/E
  • Apex Bio-Ronin Bloodstar / Apex Bio-Ronin Soulstar
  • Shadow Shinobi Bike
  • Shadow Shinobi Bike CC
  • Jack Frost Morph
  • Jack Frost Morph CC


Secret Package Preview

Thanks to Acatriel's hard work, we have a preview of the Secret Package rewards well before the Gifting competition begins!  

Silver Secret Package Prizes

Silver Secret Package

For those that need a refresher, Silver Secret Packages are given to the first five places of Daily Gifting leaderboard at the end of each day and to anyone who gives out more than 15000 gifts in a day. If you place among the top 15 Gifters at the end of the competition, you may distribute any additional Silver Secret Packages you receive throughout the competition. This means if you win 4 Silver Secret Packages, you may distribute 3 to friends.

  • Frostborn Archdemon A
  • Frostborn Archdemon B
  • Frostborn Archdemon A CC
  • Frostborn Archdemon B CC
  • Frostborn Slayer Sword P/E
  • Frostborn Hand Cannon P/E
  • Frostborn Archdemon Bike


Secret Package Prizes

Secret Package

For those that need a refresher, Secret Packages are given to the Top Daily Gifting leaderboard at the end of each day. Those who place in the top 15 Gifter but somehow did not receive a Secret Package will receive one at the end of the competition. If you place among the top 15 Gifters at the end of the competition, you may distribute any additional Secret Packages you receive throughout the competition. This means if you win 4 Secret Packages, you may distribute 3 to friends.

  • Ascended Frostborn Archdemon A
  • Ascended Frostborn Archdemon B
  • Ascended Frostborn Archdemon A CC
  • Ascended Frostborn Archdemon B CC
  • Frostborn Slayer Scythe P/E
  • Frostborn Destroyer / Frostborn Dominator
  • Frostborn Archdemon Bike CC
  • Jack Frost Morph
  • Jack Frost Morph CC


Olympus' Wrath Battlepass Coming Soon

Olympus' Wrath Battlepass Preview

The Draconic Warlord Battlepass is leaving in a couple weeks to make way for the final battlepass of 2023: Olympus' Wrath. It might just be one of the best-looking yet! This battlepass will run concurrently with Gifting to provide another incentive to keep dueling between major giving sessions.


Ultra Corsair Promotional Pack

May 06, 2023

Ultra Corsair Gear

EpicDuel is live with its latest limited-time promotion: Ultra Corsair Gear!


Ultra Corsair Package

This new 4,000 Artix Point package includes over 20 items! A great value on par with some of the 10,000 AP packages of the past. This limited-time promo includes the following items:

  • Ultra Corsair Armor A
  • Ultra Corsair Armor B
  • Ultra Corsair Armor A CC
  • Ultra Corsair Armor B CC
  • Ultra Corsair Bike
  • Ultra Corsair Bike CC
  • Ultra Corsair Sword P
  • Ultra Corsair Sword E
  • Ultra Corsair Sword CC P
  • Ultra Corsair Sword CC E
  • Ultra Corsair Carnage
  • Ultra Corsair Cataclysm
  • Ultra Corsair Revolver P
  • Ultra Corsair Revolver E
  • Ultra Corsair Revolver CC P
  • Ultra Corsair Revolver CC E
  • Ultra Corsair Rifle P
  • Ultra Corsair Rifle E
  • Ultra Corsair Rifle CC P
  • Ultra Corsair Rifle CC E
  • Ultra Corsair Bot P
    • Ultra Corsair Uppercut P: Piston-powered uppercut with 20% crit chance.
    • Ultra Corsair Crusher: Unleash a mini-Rage of 45% dmg on target's Energy; 15% Stun.
  • Ultra Corsair Bot E
    • Ultra Corsair Uppercut E Piston-powered uppercut with 20% crit chance.
    • Ultra Corsair Crusher Unleash a mini-Rage of 45% dmg on target's Energy; 15% Stun.

Cores (pre-equipped to the sidearms and auxiliary items in the package)

  • Revolver Retribution (sidearm): Summon a rapid-fire revolver to deal 115% damage. Can be used against 2 targets.
  • Ultra Obliteration (auxiliary): Summon a rapid-fire shotgun to deal 115% damage. Can be used against 2 targets.

This package also comes with an exclusive achievement, the Ultra Corsair Crest!

*Please note that this package does not include additional Varium.


The Darkeater Collection

August 08, 2022

Darkeater Collection

The Darkeater Collection!

Finally, a new promo package arrives -- the Darkeater Collection! This new promo is absolutely stuffed with new content!

Those who purchase this achievement will receive the commemorative Darkeater's Crest achievement.


  • Darkeater Armor A
  • Darkeater Armor B
  • Glorified Darkeater Armor A
  • Glorified Darkeater Armor B
  • Darkeater Armor A CC
  • Darkeater Armor B CC
  • Glorified Darkeater Armor A CC
  • Glorified Darkeater Armor B CC


  • Darkeater Katana P
  • Darkeater Katana E
  • Darkeater Greatsword P
  • Darkeater Greatsword E


  • Darkeater Devourer P
  • Darkeater Devourer E


  • Darkeater Breaker P
  • Darkeater Breaker E


  • Darkeater Consumer P
  • Darkeater Consumer E


  • Darkeater Drifter
  • Darkeater Drifter CC
  • Shadowlord Morph M
  • Shadowlord Morph F
  • Shadowlord Morph M CC
  • Shadowlord Morph F CC


  • Shadowlord's Avatar P
  • Shadowlord's Avatar E 

Bot Abilities

  • Shadowlord's Slash P: Attack with a barrage of slashes, dealing physical damage.
  • Shadowlord's Severance P: Bypass 40% target's defense with a barrage of physical slashes.
  • Shadowlord's Slash E: Attack with a barrage of slashes, dealing energy damage.
  • Shadowlord's Severance E: Bypass 40% target's defense with a barrage of energy slashes.


  • Darkeater's Adjudication: Converging blades, lowering target's Rage gain by 85% for 5 turns.
  • Darkeater's Overcharge: Spend HP to mini-Rage, destroying target's armor for 2 turns.
  • Darkeater's Edge: Deal 95% unblockable Primary damage, increasing by 5% per round, (135% max).
  • Darkeater's Defiance: Lower attacker's energy by 50% melee or ranged damage.
  • Darkeater's Stun Blast: Adds a 10% chance to stun the enemy when firing your auxiliary.
  • Darkeater's Insanity: Increases target's Rage while lowering Strength/Support 50%
  • Darkeater's Impaler: Summon a blade barrage to cause 40 points of HP/MP loss for 3 turns.

This pack will be the perfect power-up you need to get a head start in the upcoming tournament!

*All items in this package aside from the weapon/armor cores are now flagged as RARE, meaning they will not be available for sale in-game at a future date.*

Since it's relatively short notice, the Flesh Demigod Promotional Package will remain online for another few weeks to give new and returning players coming to play the tournament a change to gear up.