EverQuest: Rain of Fear – 19th expansion for the MMO is live

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 20:08 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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EverQuest’s 19th expansion, Rain of Fear, is now live, SOE has announced.

The expansion continues the storyline from House of Thule and Veil of Alaris; raises the level cap to 100; adds new zones, raids, missions, quests, spells, items, and tradeskill recipes; and comes with a new Slayer System, Aggro Meter, and Collection System.

The improved brokering system also enables offline selling.

“In its 14th year of continuous development, the EverQuest team continues to release high-quality, immersive content for EverQuest,” said Thom Terrazas, producer. “Rain of Fear adds a huge volume of new content to the game, and it finally breaks the three-digit barrier by raising the level cap to 100.

“We believe players will love adventuring through the new content and revisiting classic zones with exciting new encounters.”

EverQuest: Rain of Fear content and features include:

  • Level cap increase from 95 to 100 – Players can now achieve a new max level of 100 and set a new standard of gameplay.
  • Slayer System – Players can gain special rewards and titles for defeating large numbers of foes.
  • Aggro Meter – A brand new tool to help players better manage their aggro. Players can now see their aggro level relative to their group.
  • Collection System – Players can discover items throughout Norrath and collect sets for exciting rewards and titles.
  • Improved Brokering System – Players can now sell items in the Bazaar while being offline! More flexibility as a buyer to search and purchase from anywhere in the world.
  • New Linear Item Progression – Stats on armor collected will increase as players move up from one tier to another.
  • Customization with Non-Visible Armor – All non-visible armor in Rain of Fear can now be worn by all. Players can customize their stats for every encounter.
  • Class-specific Stat distribution – Players can now collect items that are designed specifically for each classes’ abilities.
  • Legends of Norrath – 5 Legends of Norrath Legacies Digital Booster Packs.

Rain of Fear is available for $39.99 and you can also pick up the Collector’s Edition, which includes several in-game bonus items for $89.99

Standard and Collector’s Edition items include:

Standard Edition

  • Harbinger’s Staff (Only Available with Pre-Order)
  • Fear Corrupted Phase Spider Metamorph Totem (Only Available with Pre-Order)
  • Collector’s Dimensional Case
  • Traveler’s Rucksack
  • Idol of Cazic Thule
  • Holegresh Metamorph Totem
  • Contract of the Apparitional Alaran
  • Painting: Rain of Fear
  • Bracelet of the Severed Hand

Collector’s Edition

  • Harbinger’s Staff (Only Available with Pre-Order)
  • Fear Corrupted Phase Spider Metamorph Totem (Only Available with Pre-Order)
  • Collector’s Dimensional Case
  • Traveler’s Rucksack
  • Idol of Cazic Thule
  • Holegresh Metamorph Totem
  • Contract of the Apparitional Alaran
  • Painting: Rain of Fear
  • Bracelet of the Severed Hand
  • Collectors Only Collection Quest
  • Journeyman’s Pocketed Rucksack
  • Evantil’s Abode
  • Holgresh House Pet
  • Contract of the Fallen
  • Painting: Shards Landing
  • Thulian Bracelet of the Severed Hand

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