Few days ago, I’ve showed you promo video of new Korean event associated with release of Aion 4.0 part 2 – “IU is kidnapped”! Today NCSoft published official info about the event – it will be active between 16th January 2013 and 8th May 2013 and it is 6-man instance, during which you need to rescue kidnapped IU from evil Shugo Circus!

Check out that rewards awaits for IU’s heroes! :)

1. Basic info

  • Event instance will be available between 16th 16th January 2013 and 8th May 2013
  • It is 6-man instance for players between levels 30-65
  • Instance cooldown resets everyday at 9 AM
  • Inside instance players are transformed into powerful forms

2. How to enter

NPCs who will teleport players to the event instance are located in: Sanctum/Pandaemonium, Tiamaranta (Rancora Fortress) and main base of each race in Katalam.

3. Transformations
After entering the event instance, players will be transformed into… polar bears, which have theirs own special skills and attacks!

Bear transformation:

Inflicts 16200 damage to selected target.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time of 0.9 seconds
Inflicts 112800 damage to selected target.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 6 seconds.
Inflicts 48000 damage to 3 nearby targets.
Their hit 3 enemies around 48,000
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 6 seconds.
Inflicts 24000 damage to 6 nearby targets.
24,000 hit 6 enemies around him
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 12 seconds
Regen HP if IU is within 37m range.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 10 minutes

Clown transformation:
After competing certain quests or using special “transformation card” (which drops from bosses), players can transform into more powerful creature: Clown! xD

Inflicts 24300 damage to 3 nearby targets.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 0.9 seconds
Inflicts 236880 damage to selected target.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 6 seconds.
Inflicts 79200 damage to 6 nearby targets.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 6 seconds.
Inflicts 57600 damage to 6 nearby targets.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 12 seconds
Regen HP if IU is within 37m range.
Cast time 0 seconds
Re-cast time 10 minutes

4. How to proceed

IU is kept captive in the cage in the middle of the instance. Where will be 3 paths mobs will come in large numbers. After certain period of time bosses will be spawned (there are 3 bosses), with the final boss at the end. Each boss gives drop + treasure chest key. After killing last boss, treasure chests appear and players can use keys to open them for additional rewards.

From the boss drop players can obtain unique “IU pet” and treasure chest key. From treasure boxes players may obtain AP relics, manastones, godstones, supply chests, white/black dyes and special “IU package”. “IU pakage” may contains IU outfit, wings, harp and dance emotes!

Don’t make her wait! :>


Source: Save IU page 1, Save IU page 2, Save IU PowerBook guide.

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