Wintersday in July 2008

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This weekend, Wintersday Priests will open access to the Snowball Arena from Lion's Arch, Droknar's Forge, Ascalon City, Kamadan, and the Great Temple of Balthazar. For those who choose to stay out adventuring instead, there will also be special Wintersday-themed item drops from monsters across the land. Wintersday in July will begin at Noon Pacific (-7 GMT) this Friday and last until 11:59 PM Pacific on Sunday, July 20.

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In addition to the competition in Snowball Arena, you'll have the chance to collect a variety of seasonal treats by defeating monsters across the world. Some of the special items you might find during the weekend event are:

Icon Item
Frosty Tonic.png Frosty Tonic: Don't just build a snowman, be a snowman!
Snowman Summoner.png Snowman Summoner: Need an instant snowman? This gift is for you.
Eggnog.png Eggnog: Thick, rich, and delicious, it's the season's staple drink.
Fruitcake.png Fruitcake: Another essential holiday treat that's sure to put a spring in your step.
Candy Cane Shard.png Candy Cane Shards: Earn these colorful fragments by competing in the Snowball Arena.
Wintersday Gift.png Wintersday Gift: Earn Candy Cane Shards in the Snowball Arena and trade them in for these special surprises.


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