Chinese New Year

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The Chinese New Year is theoretical Mobile only.pngMobile-exclusive seasonal event. For unknown reasons, it never takes place, existing only in the form of assets that cannot be encountered during normal gameplay.

Items[edit | edit source]

Item From
Firecracker.png Firecracker Mobile only.png Red Envelope
Red Envelope.png Red Envelope Mobile only.png Presumably dropped by enemies during the event
Mythical Costume.png
Mythical Wyvern (unspawnable)

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is an important Chinese celebration. It traditionally runs for 15 days, starting from the evening preceding the new moon of the first lunar month, which can fall anywhere from January 21st to February 21st. It culminates with the Lantern Festival on the final (15th) day.
  • The official calendar in modern-day China is the Gregorian calendar (where the New Year always falls on January 1st), but the traditional Chinese calendar, known as the lunar calendar, is used to determine the dates of traditional Chinese holidays, and guide Chinese people in selecting the luckiest days for weddings and other important life events.
  • The currently unobtainable Mythical Costume refers to the Lion Dance, performed during Chinese New Year celebrations. Gold on the lion represents liveliness, and red represents courage. The lion head is massive, and usually requires two performers.
  • Red envelopes contain monetary gifts presented at social and family gatherings, such as weddings or holidays, including the Chinese New Year. The red color of the envelope symbolizes good luck and is believed to ward off evil spirits.
  • Firecrackers are a traditional part of the Chinese New Year celebration. They are set off to scare away evil spirits and cleanse for the New Year.

History[edit | edit source]

Random Events Rain • Slime RainDesktop Version • Blood Moon • SandstormDesktop Version • Solar Eclipse
Summoned Events Goblin Army • Frost Legion • Pirate Invasion • Solar Eclipse • Pumpkin Moon • Frost Moon • Martian MadnessDesktop Version • Lunar EventsDesktop Version • PartyDesktop Version • Old One's ArmyDesktop Version
Seasonal Events Chinese New Year • Valentine's DayMobile only.png3DS logo.svg • St. Patrick's DayMobile only.png • EasterMobile only.png3DS logo.svg • OktoberfestMobile only.png3DS logo.svg • ThanksgivingMobile only.png3DS logo.svg • Halloween • Christmas