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The Fiend Shard

Alina | Friday, February 5, 2021

New Birthday Rares, Farming Rewards, and Story

Our celebration of Nulgath the ArchFiend's birthday continues! Last weekend, you began the adventure to discover Nulgath’s origin story and meet his master, Adimonde. This weekend, log in and take on the ArchFiend’s forces as you  battle through his fortress. Your mission: destroy the Fiend Shard and save the OverSoul!

This weekend, /join fiendshard to continue the adventure:

  • Scout through Nulgath's fortress and battle fiendish guards
  • Locate the Key Fragments to progress
  • Defeat a filthy, fiendish miniboss
  • Destroy the Fiend Shard

And don't miss the rest of this month's update. See the full release lineup here: AdventureQuest Worlds calendar.

Fiendish Rewards

Good (and evil!) things come to those who work for them! Battle to earn even MORE dark and deadly rewards this weekend as you battle through part 2 of Nulgath's birthday event.

Farming quests

  • ArchFiend DeathLord armor, Champion Ender of Nulgath, FiendLord's Claymore and more
  • ArchFiend DeathLord helms + capes

Monster drops

  • Void General armor + accessories

Merge shop

  • Dirt Void of Nulgath
  • Crystal Guard of Nulgath
  • Fiendish Gem Pet

BONUS: ArchFiend DoomLord Armor Update

ArchFiend DoomLord's damage boost has been underwhelming when compared to some of the more recent damage boosting items, so we're bumping it up! Damage to all monsters boost increased from 15% to 35%. (Other DoomLord items will remain unchanged.)

Nulgath's Birthday, Part 1: the Origi-Nul

Nulgath the ArchFiend, lord of the OverSoul, has conquered many worlds and slaughtered millions, ruling over a a Nation of deadly fiends and warriors. But he was not ALWAYS one of our world's supreme Evil Overlords. Nulgath was human once... until he met his Master, Adimonde. This weekend, log in and battle as Nulgath and discover how he became the ArchFiend he is today.

Begin the birthday adventure when you /join originul:

  • Discover how Nulgath unlocks the power he wields today
  • Fight to escape Inquisitors
  • Enter a realm of darkness and energy... and survive your training
  • Battle fiends to prove your skill and leadership
  • Defeat the Fiend Champion of Adimonde to become his heir

Adimonde's Reward Merge Shop

Master Adimonde taught Nulgath many things... and was prepared to reward hard work and sacrifice. This weekend, battle to create the sets in his merge shop. 

  • Fiend Champion of Adimonde
  • Evolved Worshipper of Nulgath
  • Arcane Warfiend of Nulgath

Nulgath's Seasonal Birthday Shop

Find Nulgath's seasonal birthday shop is full of dark and deadly gear. These sets will return every year for his birthday, as our way of helping all his fans celebrate! Find the shop in your Game Menu until February 12th. 

Nulgath's seasonal Birthday Shop features:

  • Void Rebirth armor set
  • Void Awakening armor set
  • Shielded variants of both armors
  • Nulgath's Bounty Hunter Drone Pet (with two quests)
  • Nulgath's Birthday Gift Pet (with one quest)

Not sure who Nulgath is? Read on!

Nulgath the ArchFiend is the in-game persona for Nulgath-the-team-member, one of AQWorlds' original artists. Though he no longer works regularly for Artix Entertainment, his art style (prevalent in early AQW and featured in Oversoul) and the character itself remain hugely popular with many of our long-time heroes. To recognize their dedication and enjoyment, we hold an event in-game each year to celebrate the character and give them a hefty dose of the gear they love.

Flash is Dead. AQWorlds lives on with the Artix Games Launcher!

Adobe, the maker of the Flash Player plug-in, has stopped supporting Flash. But never fear! We built the Artix Games Launcher so you can continue playing AdventureQuest Worlds and your other favorite Artix Entertainment games. 

Download the Artix Games Launcher at  and you'll be able to continue playing all your favorite Artix games right from your computer. No Flash Player or web browser needed.

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