Wintersday in July 2010

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Join us for Wintersday in July!

As summer heats up, don't miss the chance to chill out at our Wintersday in July celebration! The festivities start at noon PST on Friday, July 16 and last until 11:59 PM PST on Sunday, July 18.

If you're ready to test your cold-weather combat skills and earn the chance to walk away with fabulous Wintersday prizes, you're ready for the reopened Snowball Arena. Talk to a Wintersday Priest in Ascalon City, Droknar's Forge, the Great Temple of Balthazar, Kamadan, or Lion's Arch to be transported to the arena.

Battle other players to earn Candy Cane Shards, and then trade them in for special Wintersday Gifts from the Wintersday Gift Givers in the Snowball Arena outpost.

Wintersday in July packs a whole season's worth of fun into a single weekend, so zip up your parka, strap on your snowshoes, and join the celebration!

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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 creatures 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!
Mischievous Tonic.png Mischievous Tonic: Get in touch with your inner grentch by taking on the outer appearance of one.
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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