Lunar Fortune

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Lunar Fortune
Lunar Fortune.png
Rarity Common
Type Present
Value Can't be sold
Stackable Yes
Campaign Prophecies or Factions

Lunar Fortune [Year of the <Animal>]
Uses remaining: 1
Double-click to use while in an explorable area.

— In-game description

Lunar Fortunes can only be used in an explorable area to receive a message and a blessing or an item.

Contents

[edit] Acquisition

Canthan New Year only:

[edit] Contents

Icon Item or blessing Benefit Estimated rate1
Lucky Aura.jpg Lucky Aura Unknown effect (see the main article). 9%
Lunar Blessing.jpg Lunar Blessing Boosts all attributes by 1 while in the area. 10%
Spiritual Possession.jpg Spiritual Possession Changes display (similar to being Drunk). 10.5%
Gold.png 100Gold Cash! 31%
Bottle Rocket.png Bottle Rocket 1 Party Animal point 14%
Champagne Popper.png Champagne Popper 1 Party Animal point 13%
Sparkler.png Sparkler 1 Party Animal point 13%
Miniature Pig.png

Miniature Celestial Rat.png
Miniature Celestial Ox.png
Miniature Celestial Tiger.png
Miniature Celestial Rabbit.png
Miniature Celestial Dragon.png
Miniature Celestial Snake.png
Miniature Celestial Horse.png

Miniature Pig (2007)

Miniature Celestial Rat (2008)
Miniature Celestial Ox (2009)
Miniature Celestial Tiger (2010)
Miniature Celestial Rabbit (2011)
Miniature Celestial Dragon (2012)
Miniature Celestial Snake (2013)
Miniature Celestial Horse (2014)

Miniature 0.5% 2

On average, each fortune drops 0.4 points towards the Party Animal title track and 31Gold.

1 Drop research is ongoing, and can be found here. (Numbers add to more than 100% due to rounding.)
2 The drop rate for each miniature is presumed to be the same 0.5%; that number is based on a review of Guild Wars Wiki data and is within the range (0.45%-0.65%) confirmed by John Stumme for celestial miniatures (see the talk page for details).

[edit] Messages

One of these appear in your chat window when using a Lunar Fortune:

[edit] Notes

  • Unlike other presents, Lunar Fortune content items drop on the ground and are assigned to the character that used the fortune.
  • If you are willing to spend the time, you can get more fortunes from playing Rock, Scissors, Paper with Lucky Hochei (Lion's Arch) than you would from obtaining them directly from the Lunar Fortune Giver (Shing Jea Monastery).
    • If you play long enough, you should expect one fortune (and one sweet) from every two tokens spent, as opposed to one fortune for every three tokens spent from the collector. For example, you play 150 games. On average, you will win 50 games, lose 50, and draw 50, resulting in 100 tokens spent and 50 fortunes won. However, this is extremely tedious and not guaranteed.

[edit] Trivia


Presents
Core Birthday Present.png Birthday Present Gift of the Traveler.png Gift of the Traveler Red Gift Bag.png Legion Loot Bag Black Pearl.png Reverie Gift Trick-or-Treat Bag.png Trick-or-Treat Bag Wintersday Gift.png Wintersday Gift

Zaishen Strongbox.png Champion's Zaishen StrongboxZaishen Strongbox.png Gladiator's Zaishen StrongboxZaishen Strongbox.png Hero's StrongboxZaishen Strongbox.png Strategist's Zaishen Strongbox

Prophecies Ghoulish Grab Bag.png Ghoulish Grab Bag Gift of the Huntsman.png Gift of the Huntsman Lunar Fortune.png Lunar Fortune Royal Gift.png Royal Gift Wintersday Grab Bag.png Wintersday Grab Bag
Factions Dragon Festival Grab Bag.png Dragon Festival Grab Bag Factions Collector's Edition Prize.png Factions Collector's Edition Prize Festival Prize.png Festival Prize Zaishen Strongbox.png Imperial Guard Lockbox Lunar Festival Grab Bag.png Lunar Festival Grab Bag Lunar Fortune.png Lunar Fortune Red Gift Bag.png Red Gift Bag
Nightfall Coffer of Whispers.png Coffer of Whispers Ghoulish Grab Bag.png Ghoulish Grab Bag Nightfall Collector's Edition Prize.png Nightfall Collector's Edition Prize Wintersday Grab Bag.png Wintersday Grab Bag
Eye of the North Paper Wrapped Parcel.png Paper Wrapped Parcel Sack of Random Junk.png Sack of Random Junk‎
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