First Drow-centric Dungeons & Dragons Online expansion due June 25

Tuesday, 28 February 2012 00:29 GMT By Brenna Hillier

The very first expansion for six year-old MMORPG Dunegons and Dragons Online will go on sale on June 25, with pre-orders netting a substantial list of bonuses.

VIP members or those who pre-purchase Menace of the Underdark will score access to the Druid class and the Eveningstar Challenge pack for levels 15-25, regardless of which of three flavours they purchase.

The Menace of the Underdark Base Edition goes for $29.99/£22.99/€24,99 and includes a Lesser Tome of Learning per DDO game world. Pre-purchases net a Demonweb Spiderling creature companion.

The Standard Edition will cost you $49.99/£39.99/€44,99, swaps in a Greater Tome of Learning per game world, grants Veteran Status (lvl 4), and includes 1,000 Turbine Points and aDDO Classics Adventure Pack bundle. Pre-purchases score the Demonweb Spiderling, a Druid’s Wolf Pup, and a Spider Cult mask cosmetic helmet.

Finally, the Collector’s Edition is $79.99/£59.99/€69,99, a limited time offer, and includes a Lesser and Greater tome of learning for all characters, awarded immediately; 2,000 Turbine Points; Veteran Status (lvl 7); Veteran Status (lvl 4); the DDO Classics Adventure Pack bundle; and a DDO Epic Classics Adventure Pack bundle. Pre-purchases get all the above bonuses plus an exclusive Onyx Panther Cub with four tricks and a collar, and a Figurine of Wondrous Power: Onyx Panther.

Grab your pre-order here.

As for the core content, here’s the official blurb:

  • Three New Forgotten Realms Adventure Packs – Featuring a multitude of epic adventures, unprecedented new wilderness areas with challenging objectives, a host of dungeons, and more

    • The King’s Forest: Explore deep into the King’s Forest and defend the village of Eveningstar from Lolth’s Drow legions.
    • The Underdark: Venture down into the Underdark and confront Lolth’s elite followers in the Drow city of Sschindlyryn.
    • The Demonweb: Journey to Lolth’s home plane, battle demon hordes and confront the spider goddess herself as you attempt to stop her scheme.
  • Attain Epic levels to 25! — Deadly battles and high-speed action continue as your advance your character to the Epic level 25
  • Introducing Epic Destinies — Attain epic enhancements as you progress through levels 20-25