Giftbags - Aetolia Online Help

17.4.2 Giftbags

Giftbags are often given away during promotions, such as Ironbeard. They will contain one of the prizes selected randomly from the following list:

(NOTE: Artifacts obtained in giftbags are bound to you, they cannot be traded to other players!)

You need to UNWRAP your giftbag to claim whatever is inside it. Artifacts inside the giftbag will become bound to you on unwrapping.


Certain non-artifact items can also be traded in for a small amount of credits. The syntax for this is PROMO TRADEIN <item>. Only items that bear you mark (i.e. you were the original owner) can be traded in.

These items can be traded in:
Vox iterators             3 credits
A refrigerative seal      3 credits
An encephalous crystal    3 credits
A technique scroll        5 credits
A jar of sparkling dust   1 credit


An urn of hemlock ashes
Can APPLY the ashes to give yourself a defence that will reduce the time to recover from your next death by 30%. This can be done three times before the item is consumed.

A tub of black warpaint
Can APPLY the warpaint to yourself a defence that increases your experience gain from PVP kills by 250%, and reduces the XP loss of PVP deaths by 50%, for the next 24 hours. Item consumed on use.

An immolation bomb
You can ACTIVATE this bomb to instantly kill yourself, causing attackers to gain no credit or experience for your death. The explosion will stun and damage everyone in the room as well. The bomb cannot be activated if you are entangled in some form, have two broken arms, or are paralyzed. Item consumed on use.

A scroll of instructions
You can READ SCROLL TO <person>, and if that person is a lower level than you, and if they AGREE, then they will gain your unmodified base health, mana, crit chance and lack of desire to eat/sleep (if above level 80). This will last for 24 hours. Item consumed on use.

An unstable translocator of displacement
You must first ATTUNE TRANSLOCATOR to a mutual ally. You can then ACTIVATE DISPLACEMENT, and you will swap places with that person so long as they are on the same plane/continent as you, bypassing monolith sigils. Needs to be reattuned after use, and has some standard aff restrictions. May have undesired effects when activated (affs/damage). Has a 20% chance to be destroyed after activation, consuming the item.

A basilisk's eye
If you HOLDFORTH this item, it give everybody in the room paralysis (not paresis), including yourself. This may be done six times before the item is consumed.

A crude siphoning device
When in the same room as a mutual ally, you may SIPHON HEALTH FROM <ally> to instantly take 20% of their health and make it your own. There's a 5% chance this device breaks on use.

A dazzling sphere	
If you HOLDFORTH this item, any mobs in the room will be mesmerized by its appearance and cease to attack you for a short time, unless you attack them first. Does not work on city guards or anything loyal to a player. Can be used 30 times before consumed.

An elemental water conduit
If you ACTIVATE this conduit, every room in the area (that you can walk to from your current room) will become flooded. Cannot be used in cities. Can be used five times before the item is consumed.

A style technique scroll

A vox iterator
Refer to HELP VOX.

Between 10,000 and 35,000 gold by itself. You will not get this much gold if you receive another item with the giftbag.

A jar of sparkling dust
You can SPRINKLE DUST <colour> to change the colour of your name on the who list. Jar is consumed on use and the effect will last for 48 hours. Available colours are: Red, Yellow, Blue, Magenta, BoldRed, BoldGreen, BoldBlue, BoldMagenta, BoldCyan.

An edible product that grants you a bonus when consumed.
One of:
* Grimstim pills, which grant you a bonus to critical.
* Phoenix heart, which restores your endurance to full.
* Red Bull's eye, which restores your willpower to full.
* Mint chocolate, which grants bonus exp gain.
* Caramel chocolate, which grants more damage vs NPCs.
* Hazelnut chocolate, which grants a boon to your stats.
* Strawberry chocolate, which grants you extra health and mana.
* A pill of omnipotence, which temporarily sets all your skills to Transcendent for 24 hours.
* Giftbag will also contain a small amount of gold.

Between 5 and 10 Obsidian inks, plus a random amount of three other types of normal inks.

Ylem shards
Between 8 to 18 ylem shards.

A golden ylem receptacle
This receptacle is the same enchantment created through the Manipulation tree
and has been filled with reserves for you to drain in need.

A refrigerative seal
ACTIVATE this seal and you will obtain a defense for 24 hours that will cause your Enchantments and Tattoos to not use up any charges. One-time use. 

A routine manual
Allows you to create your own custom predefined emote that only you can use.
No longer be shackled by balance requirements for your favourite custom emote!
Subject to approval from the administration.

A personalized technique scroll
This super rare prize allows you to create your own style scroll! Create
messages for as many of the class/skills listed in HELP STYLES as you want,
but only one per class/skill! Messages are subject to approval. You will have
access to all the messages, and can create scroll items to give to your friends
for 25cr per scroll!

An encephalous crystal
This crystal will allow you to use the CLASS RESET COOLDOWN command without any lesson cost. One-time use. It is bound to you and can only be used by yourself. 

Double Experience Chalice
The chalice will not be bound to you, so you can give it away or sell it. Giftbag will also contain a small amount of gold.

10 Iron Coins
POLISH the iron coin item to properly add it to your balance. Giftbag will also contain a small amount of gold.

An artifact keyring
As sold by Qeddwyn. Giftbag will also contain a small amount of gold.

Artifact vial
One artifact vial, as sold by Qeddwyn.

Goggles of Whitesight
As sold by Qeddwyn.

A reincarnation crystal
As sold by Qeddwyn.

A minor artifact
One of the following artifacts, as sold by Qeddwyn:
* Bracers of devastation (300cr)
* A banner of dominance (200cr)
* An ocular of the havens (200cr)
* A white soulstone (200cr)

A lesser artifact
One of the following artifacts, as sold by Qeddwyn:
* Boots of the spider (625cr)
* Mask of lifevision (750cr)
* Wand of portals (800cr) 
* Sulfurous Amulet (800cr) 
* Eagle Wings (800cr)
* Girdle of fortitude (500cr)
* Ring of vigour (500cr)

An iron coin artifact
One of the following artifacts, as sold by Qeddwyn:
* A libram of enlightenment (50ic)
* A divining skull (60ic)
* An amorphous putty (70ic)
* a luminous eyepatch (40ic)

A heavily-etched silver token*  
REDEEM TOKEN FOR <LANGUAGE> to learn a language instantly! This item is bound to you and cannot be given away. You can see HELP LINGUISTICS for a list of possible languages to choose from.

Tokens and certificates are bound to you and cannot be given away. These items have no value by themselves and cannot be traded in.