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We have all the news that’s fit to share today for you! Here’s a carefully curated set of leading headlines from major GS news sources and tips by the TownCrier team. Send news and tips in via the handy web form at: http://bit.ly/TownCrierNews – We archive previous news items here at our home web site: http://gstowncrier.com/

#TODAY in Elanthia: [5pm-Midnight: Guild Night] ** [7pm: Xerria Unlocks (Premium)-FWI] ** [9pm: Lockpicking for all the professions-WL] ** [9:30pm: Beasts, Monsters, and Legends: Reivers Discussion at Silverwood Manor] (All times Eastern)

GM Naos announced a number of great improvements for Call Familiar. 1) Realm Boundaries will not waken the familiar to follow you 2) After a familiar is sleeping for more than 5 minutes, it will hide itself away and stop ambient messaging 3) When spell is active, it will stack, for a full mana cost 4) Wizards with more than 40 Wizard Base Spells can use SUMMON to specify a certain detailed familiar. More Ranks give you better chances for success. Read all the details at the Officials: http://bit.ly/32saMox

Ev’ry Wednesday is Guild Night; That is, from five til midnight. Double points for you, Double credit – Yoo Hoo! Get working those reps tonight!

GM Estild noted a change for Dispels for non channeled spells to only remove positive effects! http://bit.ly/2Tj7vUv

The Black Wolves lead a hunt the first Tuesday of March for all levels of adventurers. Come to the Black Wolf courtyard at 8pm for spells and refreshments and the hunt will start at 8:30pm.

Benevolent Overlord Wyrom extended SimuCoin Shop sale for your Fixskill, Fixstat, and Ability Fixskill (CMan, Shield, Armor abilities) until the end of February. They are 50% off until then to ease your Duskruin make-overs. http://bit.ly/2v56vLH

Ianwel’s Monthly Premium Customization Raffle for February is a complete custom Major Sanctuary! This includes messaging entering and exiting, as well as the room description. The raffle draws at noon on Thursday, February 27. The wagon is at Wisteria Lane and Rose Ave. on Four Winds Isle. LOOK at the ticket before entering! http://bit.ly/2wNosyM

The Monthly Premium Raffle for February will take place on Thursday, February 27 at 8:30pm at Oleander Crossing on Four Winds Isle. This is for a custom signature verb. LOOK at the ticket before entering! http://bit.ly/2wNosyM

Win a Magic Donut Box at the monthly Premium Artifact Raffle for February on Thursday, February 27, 9pm. Look for the raffle at Honeysuckle Crossing on Four Winds Isle. LOOK at the ticket before entering! http://bit.ly/2wNosyM
BELOW THE FOLD – As previously reported

Ever needed some pothinir grass only to find the town bench full of acantha leaf and wolifrew lichen? Are you sick of going to town and seeing a pile of trash on the floor? Come check out River’s Rest! Our herb crate is the best in the lands! – A Message from the River’s Rest Tourism Consortium.

The Hand of Arkati is offering free mage recharging for everyone on Sunday, March 1 from 6-7pm. Bring all your amazing DR wins to get charged up. Empowerables are welcome, too, along with any regular recharging needs. Come to the Small Cottage workshop near the Landing around Lower Trollfang, in Lich room 7968.

Sunday Night for the end of the February 2020 Duskruin, Wyrom pulled over 28 million bloodscrip out of circulation from a crowded room of bidders for 30 items at the Duskruin Shenanigans. Goat and Rovvigen worked hard to bring us live coverage. If you missed it, the TownCrier saved our spreadsheet and tally: http://bit.ly/2VeXuu7

On Wednesday, February 26, inside the Landing’s North Gate at 9pm, there will be some Picking instruction for any profession, including magical picking. Will also pick boxes. Food, drink, and prizes, compliments of House Onoir.

Arena Overlord Wyrom announced that for Duskruin HESS offerings after this, the Spell Rank Enhancive will also be governed by the 2-service rule. Anything and everything sold in the High End Script Shop will always be part of this 2-service rule. No more than 2 services on the same item per run. http://bit.ly/3c27IUH

On Thursday February 27 at 5:30pm, Xerria will be holding a short duration raffle for five slots at one of her Really Rare Raffles. Choices will be listed on a sign at the event. Tickets will cost 1,000 silvers. Winners must be there to redeem the win and they must have the item already on their person, NO PASSING. http://bit.ly/2vLkZ2F

On Thursday February 27 at 10pm, Tinker Zherkal will be in the Adventurers’ Rest Foyer around 10pm EST to work for Teras Isle residents and visitors. He will lighten, deepen, or change the look of their weapons for a modest fee.

On Wednesday February 26 at 7pm, Xerria will be offering her monthly unlock service in the Merchant Lounge of Firefly Villa. To learn about what items she can unlock visit her wiki page at: http://bit.ly/2vLkZ2F

GM Quilic hangs out the “POSITION AVAILABLE – Inquire within” sign for a Mist Harbor Loremaster. Read over the post for all the details. Deadline for applications is Friday, March 6. http://bit.ly/2SIWiNW

Arena Overlord Wyrom announces a new Ability Fixskill potion to let you instantly migrate your CMan, Armor, and Shield abilities. It is now in the SimuCoin shop and will be on sale at 50% off until Sunday, February 23. http://bit.ly/2PbY6gd

GM Haliste Announces Important Information for Duskruin’s next run in August. Now we have the list of shops that will not be returning, and other changes. You will want to read it! http://bit.ly/32dKYwb

As the new Lockpicking Pool mechanics near completion, there’s a call going out for suggestions about locksmith locations in Solhaven: http://bit.ly/2SMZmIE and Ta’Illistim: http://bit.ly/38MznXt

Miss Galliah of Ta’Vaalor recently reached level 100 ever so quietly. Let’s make a big noise of congratulations for her!

Your Sigil Staff just got better AGAIN on Thursday! GM Estild announced 4 updates to the Sigil Staff that you can buy at Duskruin. 1) +25 Bonus to activation check when invoking spell 2) Invoked Spells from staff get +15 AS/+10 CS boost 3) T2/3/4 Sigil Staff now has a scripted dispel flare that triggers before an attack, 4) It combines charges when transferring spells to it. Details at: http://bit.ly/2uYXIe3

The 5120 Landing Candidates for Mayor are officially in: Faerinn, Leafiara, and Xorus!

GM Quilic answers some more questions about the Karma Armor and their properties on the Officials: http://bit.ly/32f1sUT

SimuCon Dates for August will be Thursday, August, 6 to Sunday, August 9. You know, with Wednesday evening arrival activities, and setup before. It’s not quite announced, but the contract IS signed with the venue, per Lyneya, the DR Product Manager who is in charge of the Con this year.

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