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Dev Update: Hoard & Vault
Sep 21, 2020, 10:00:25

It's that time again! Take a peek at our latest work in revamping the Hoard and Vault, including major improvements to searching, navigation, organization, and item usage.

Hoard/Vault Revamp

Today's Developer Update will focus on our revamp of the Hoard and Vault systems, both of which are receiving significant improvements from top-to-bottom!

Improved Searching and Filtering

One of the top suggestions in the Suggestions forum is a search feature in both the Hoard and Vault, as it would enable you to find easily and efficiently find items. As you may have noticed, we've implemented robust and comprehensive search options to many previous revamps, and this addition is a continuation of our long-term design goals.

So, with that said, let's get down to it! We're excited to share with you the different ways that the Hoard and Vault will soon support in narrowing down your item searching, including:

  • Searching by name
  • Filtering by stack size
  • Filtering by item subcategory
  • Filtering by item rarity
  • Sorting items alphabetically


Searching for the term "slime" filters the results to only items with the word "slime" in their name.

Item Interaction Window

While the legacy Hoard allowed for simple functions for only a few types of items (e.g. opening chests, applying genes and vistas, etc.), the revamp will expand the amount of available functions you can perform on a single stack of items.

We handle this through our new item interaction window, which appears when you click on the icon for any stack of items (the term "stack" meaning anything from 1-99). Each item’s interaction window will display a custom array of buttons that will allow you to perform several actions, including (but not limited to):

  • Converting food items to food points
  • Opening container items
  • Previewing items like familiars, apparel, skins, vistas, and scenes
  • Transmuting a single item from the stack at Baldwin's Bubbling Brew (provided his cauldron is empty)
  • Selling the selected item
  • Selling all duplicates of the selected item, should you have more than one stack of it
  • Listing the selected item for auction
  • Storing the item in your Vault or withdrawing the item to you Hoard

You'll be able to dismiss this window by clicking or tapping anywhere else on the page.


The item interaction window for the food item Armored Catfish, showing the array of new actions that can be performed on the stack.

Opening Chests with Random Contents

To expand upon the new actions available in the item interaction window, we've made some improvements to the act of opening chests that have randomized contents.

In the legacy version of the feature, it was only possible to open these items one-at-a-time (1). In the revamp, we're increasing that count to ten-at-time (10). This should make cracking open stacks of these chests a little bit easier!


A dialog window asking if the player would like to open ten (10) Iron Treasure Chests at the same time.

Locked Items & Favorites

At the very bottom of the item interaction window, you'll notice two toggles:


This toggle will lock all instances of the item in your Hoard from being able to be sold for treasure. If you're holding onto some items for a special purpose, objective, or sentimental value, this is a great way to safeguard them. Locked items will be denoted by reduced opacity for the item container.
This does NOT prevent them from being used in other site features such as Baldwin's Bubbling Brew, Swipp's Swap Stand, or Crim's Collection Cart. It only prevents an item from accidentally being sold for treasure directly from the Hoard.


This toggle will favorite all instances of the item in your Hoard. While this toggle doesn't prevent using or selling the item, it can provide you an extra way of classifying items that you like or are important to you. Favorite items will be denoted by the yellow star in the top right corner of the item container.


The location of the lock toggle on the item interaction window, as well as evidence that selling the item has been restricted due to the toggle's state.

A selection of items in the Hoard, some having been locked or favorited by the player.

Both toggles also have accompanying Quick Filter buttons in the top right corner of the Hoard that, when activated, will show you only items that have been toggled into that state.


The locked items Quick Filter is enabled, showing only those food items that have been set to a locked state.

Additional Hoard Options

In addition to everything listed above, we're launching the feature with a few expanded options that you can enable by clicking or tapping the gear icon in the top corner of the page.

Virtual Stacks

Like to keep a tidy Hoard? It will be possible to collapse identical items down into what we're calling "virtual stacks".

Example: If you have three (3) stacks of the same item, all in quantities of ninety-nine (99), enabling this option would collapse them down into a single "virtual stack" of two hundred ninety-seven (297).

Even cooler, this option affects items that don't typically stack above one (1), like familiars and apparel. We hope it's useful for people who like to keep their inventory concise and orderly.


A selection of familiar items; some that have duplicates have been collapsed into "virtual stacks".

This option is purely visual. You will not be able to manipulate a virtual stack like you would a normal one. Thankfully, clicking or tapping on a virtual stack will take you to a specialized view where the individual stacks are broken apart. From there, you'll be able to perform any of your standard item actions on the individual smaller stacks.


A specialized view of a "virtual stack" of plant food items showing that it is comprised of six (6) individual stacks.

Useful Items for Other Features

This next one is one we're particularly excited about. Once this option is enabled, items that have multiple important uses in other site features will have that usage case denoted at the bottom of their container in the form of colorized bars and icons. Mousing over those bars will tell you what the items is useful for.


A screenshot depicting the multiple uses for the item Sizzling Phosphorous. The colored bars and icons indicate it is useful in Baldwin's Bubbling Brew and for a Hibernal Den task.

Items Per Page

When we first developed Flight Rising, we designed a lot of our features to work well within a screen resolution that simply isn't that standard anymore. Now that mobile browsers and huge desktop/laptop monitors are commonplace, we wanted to give players more options for showing items per page.

It will now be possible to show up to fifty-six (56) items per Hoard/Vault page!

If the amount of items per page exceeds the height of your browser window, the action buttons that exist at the bottom of the Hoard will "hook" themselves to the bottom of the window instead so that you don't need to scroll all the way to the bottom.


With 56 items shown per page, those that don't vertically fit on the page have been partially obscured by a gradated horizontal bar of item actions. A pair of downward arrows indicate that the player can keep scrolling to see more items.

Self Service: Item Restoration

The launch of this feature revamp will also include a brand new option in our Self-Service support menu. If you make a mistake in hoard-selling an item or multiple items, it will be possible to buy them back (for a markup) using this option.
Similar to Dragon Restoration, only items that you've sold within the last fourteen (14) days will be eligible for restoration. Additionally, Flight Rising Support team members will be unable to assist in restoring items that were not sold within that fourteen (14) day window.


A screenshot depicting the Self-Service hub, including the new option for Item Restoration.

That's all we've got to show you today; thank you for reading! We're putting the finishing touches on this feature, so look out for the Hoard/Vault Revamp launch soon!
Status Update
Sep 19, 2020, 16:16:42
Site Status | By Undel
Several typos have been corrected across the site. Thank you for your reports!
Sep 19, 2020, 15:35:33
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Undel
Delinne wrote on 2020-09-16 01:33:16:
While on Skoll's, it's just spelled "Skoll"

This should now be corrected, though it may take up to an hour for the site's tooltip cache to catch up. Thank you!

Naivety wrote on 2020-09-19 08:46:48:
You might want to update that, from what i know those turkeys now show up normally.

Thank you, this has been corrected!

earthstained wrote on 2020-09-19 08:24:43:
In one of Tomo's questions "secondary" is spelled "secdonary"

What type of gene is Veined?

Primary Gene

Secdonary Gene

Veined is not a gene

Tertiary Gene

Thank you. This has been corrected!

Moonflower247 wrote on 2020-09-19 09:23:41:
In the Help pop-up thing in the Hoard, the Specialty tab is missing, and things that fall into it are still listed on Other.

Thank you for bringing this up! This should be addressed when the engineers revamp the hoard!

GlowStorm wrote on 2020-09-18 16:25:23:
I'm not quite sure if this is an actual typo, but in the Tundra's encyclopedia information, it states:
Tundra dragons who join flights in warmer climes never see their winter coats (though their summer coat is more than enough to cause heat exhaustion...

Is "climes" supposed to be "climates", or was that on purpose?

This turn-of-phrase was intended!

TonoAlokei wrote on 2020-09-14 00:45:24:
got this today, not sure if it's already been reported here
is it not Cranial Hornhelm?

Thank you. This has been corrected!

XanythingX wrote on 2020-09-13 14:35:03:

is it supposed to say yella to be amusing, or is this a typo?

It's intended, partner!

Delinne wrote on 2020-09-13 05:01:57:
I'm pretty sure the Constellation gene is found in the gem marketplace?
Also, shouldn't it be with a big C?

Thank you, this has been corrected. Oddly enough, it's been corrected for the second time, as it was accidentally added to Tomo's question bank twice!

likely6 wrote on 2020-09-12 22:47:50:
I don't know for sure where this goes, but I wanted to bring this up since it's not true anymore, for quite awhile. Hatchlings can be avatar dragons now, after all!


I don't have the ability to change the activation text, but I have passed this on to our engineering team!
Update: this is being addressed during the hoard revamp.

mindfuzz wrote on 2020-09-12 21:13:52:
in the skin info & rules under skin ownership questions:
If you are not the user that submitted the original design, can not put in an order for a reprint.
should be "you can not"

Thank you. This has been corrected.

DiamondPeak wrote on 2020-09-12 12:04:32:
It says I just birthed an Imperial female. I also birthed a Skydancer female in my ‘Incoming’ tab.
B8gAMgB.jpg and

Same parents, consecutive IDs, and also same genes and colors.

Pretty sure this is a typo?

It is an error. Some breeds don't show up in clan profile notifications. This is something that the engineering team will need to correct, but likely will not happen until we revamp the clan profile page so that we're not doing the work twice! Thank you for the report.

Cyatheales wrote on 2020-09-11 13:04:04:
Karacal wrote on 2020-09-08 22:01:26:
In my hoard, I have one of ^these^ and it has some weird question mark thingy, but when I put it in code, it doesn't?

I'm pretty sure it may just be bugged for the one I have, but I have no idea-


I'm having the same problem with the Horn of Plenty. Idk if it's worth noting but this screenshot's from the coli victory screen rather than my hoard. Looks normal when linked on the forum for me too.

Edit: Well, almost the same problem? The bugged character in my case is a long dash rather than a space.

I can't get these to show up in regular tooltips, but I'll take your word for it that the coliseum is having trouble! I've backed out the space and dash that were in there and put in a fresh one. I hope this resolves the issue! It may take up to an hour for the site's internal tooltip cache to catch up. Thank you!

Gathouria wrote on 2020-09-04 17:29:12:
Two here-

Tomo has a now outdated question about the Woodland Turkeys, which are now in the Boreal Woods year-round:


Green and White Flair Scarf has a typo in its description as compared to the descriptions of all other flair scarfs. The text at the end reads "at tails" rather than "at the tails". Here's it and another flair scarf for comparison

Thank you. These should be corrected!

Valmue wrote on 2020-09-06 12:53:14:
In the encyclopedia entry for Gaolers under Social: Five Orders, there's no period at the end for the Sentinels unlike the other orders.

Overseers: An order dedicated to containing the largest and most ancient Horrorbeasts.
Sentinels: An elite guard that assist in protecting the Icewarden and the Pillar Fragment locked-away in the Fortress of Ends

Thank you. This has been corrected!

FourLeaf wrote on 2020-09-06 19:38:19:
The description of coast chargers calls them Surf Strider (which is the yellow version of the familiar).
Unlike its semi-aquatic charger cousins, surf striders live exclusively in coastal waters.

Thank you. This has been corrected!

Orgetzu wrote on 2020-09-07 14:43:42:
This appears to have been corrected? Or it's a weird typo that activated somehow. But I saw it earlier while playing in the scrying workshop, and thought I'd report it just in case. I didn't notice for a while because I was playing with her as ancient breeds, but then I went back to modern ones, I saw "Viper". Not "Vipera". No "A" at the end. For some reason.


Opening new tabs, even of the same dragons, shows it as "Vipera", as it should. So I don't know if it's still an issue or not. But like I said, figured I'd mention it just in case.

I can't seem to reproduce this. Perhaps another admin got to it earlier?

Keeye wrote on 2020-09-08 12:36:19:
this skin from starfall 2017 is misspelled:

fuchsia is spelled "fuschia"

Thank you. This has been corrected!

AbyssToothpaste wrote on 2020-09-07 21:46:28:
I don't know if this is a typo, or was intended:
It says Moonlit glas, instead of Moonlit glass. :/

This has been corrected!

RevelryInTheDark wrote on 2020-09-09 12:28:06:

Missing a space between "About as appetizing as it sounds." and "(Happy 1st Anniversary, Flight Rising!)"

This has been corrected!

psychiccorvid wrote on 2020-09-11 01:18:52:
This question should probably say "Baldwin's" rather than "baldwin."

Thank you, this has been corrected!

Lotion wrote on 2020-09-04 14:46:56:

"All designs are judges on a case by case basis..."

I'm pretty sure they meant 'judged' instead of 'judges' on rule 12 of the Skin Info & Rules.

Thank you, this has been corrected!

Keeye wrote on 2020-09-04 05:40:46:
tunatuna's username is misspelled as "tuntuna" in this accent's descrip

Well that's embarrassing! Sorry @tunatuna! This has been corrected.

renardroi wrote on 2020-09-04 02:28:56:
I don't know if this counts as a typo or if this is supposed to be some kind of pun but the proper spelling is aqueduct, not "aquaduct".

Thank you, this has been corrected!

Keeye wrote on 2020-09-02 09:35:13:
LibraryWhale wrote on 2020-08-06 11:09:20:

This Tomo question has "to" instead of "do" for "From which elemental region do fae originate?"
this still hasnt been fixed

Another case of it being entered twice into the system. One was corrected, the other not. They should both be corrected now!
weird discovery about the parrots
Sep 19, 2020, 06:58:59
Whoops! The green one needs to be tweaked. Good catch.

The green one is the original drawing, but the birds were stretched a bit to make them fit better within the square!
Sep 19, 2020, 06:57:15
Forum Post | Announcements & News | By Undel
Valmue wrote on 2020-09-19 06:51:02:
Ooh, I didn't expect for so much new stuff! That scene is so good!

One issue I noticed though, the Blue and Gold Macaw seems to take an extra hour than the other one to brew even though they give the same XP/same level?

It has been corrected! Thank you for the catch!
Sep 19, 2020, 06:42:13
Forum Post | Announcements & News | By Undel
Almach123 wrote on 2020-09-19 06:32:32:
I don't think the vista stocks yet, matey...
still, yohoho!

Edit: and it seems the yellow macaw isn't in the Baldwin section either...

You may have to go back a few pages, but the vista is stocking in the treasure marketplace under speciality items. The blue and gold macaw is a level two recipe, so depending on how far you are in alchemy, you may not be able to see it yet! I hope this helps!
Sep 19, 2020, 06:23:11
Forum Post | Announcements & News | By Undel
The gem marketplace is slowly stocking! Apologies for the delay!
Sep 19, 2020, 06:18:28
Forum Post | Announcements & News | By Undel

Pirate day is back, and the scallywags of Sornieth continue their plunder!

Seaspray Apparel be Back!

It's that time again - the seaspray apparel set is back in the Gem Marketplace!

You can now have an entire crew's worth of pirate dragons in their own unique garb! ARRRRRRR...! The seaspray sets will remain in the marketplace until 22:00 September 25th.

Brew some Crew!

A captain isn't much without a crew! Novice and Veteran alchemists alike can head on over to Baldwin's Bubbling Brew to concoct some friends to man the deck! These recipes are available until 22:00 on September 25th when they cycle, so brew fast, ye landlubbers!

A Deserter

Fiona has befriended a deserter, but has hidden them away until she can find dragons who have a true love of macaws and will not turn them over to their irate crew!

Galore's Glorious Gifts & Coliseum Booty!

Galore has new gifts for worthy dragon clans. Stop by for a visit with Galore between now and September 25th at 22:00 and pick up tasty gifts for your clan! Galore is also offering a new scene in the spirit of Talk like a Pirate day!


Dragons may find additional copies of this scene in battle in the coliseum! All enemies have a rare chance to drop this scene until September 25th at 22:00 server time before it cycles away for another year!

Set Sail for Sweeping Vistas

Dragons may enjoy the change of scenery as they sail the coasts of Sornieth. Vista: Pirate's Life is available in the treasure marketplace from now until September 25th at 22:00 server time, at which point it will cycle away until next year.

Starfall Celebration Skin Contest
The seventh annual Starfall Celebration will begin September 27, 2020, and we're running a skin and accent contest in celebration! Click here for more information!


Coliseum Skin & Accent Contest 2020
The coliseum has grown over the years, and so have the many opponents dragons may face! We are running a new coliseum skin contest for 2020!
Sep 18, 2020, 15:16:01
Zeatehk wrote on 2020-09-18 14:30:13:
What are your plans, Aequorin?


Ragnarok42 wrote on 2020-09-18 14:22:23:
you guys are awfully talkative lately

Sep 18, 2020, 14:13:16
It's Friday September 18th and we're somehow more than halfway through September.

So that means there's 104 days left for 2020. What are your pixel dragon plans from now until then?
When did Jake get glowing?
Sep 18, 2020, 12:33:08
StarrySpelunker wrote on 2020-09-18 10:45:04:

Oh no! They're starting to starve.

@StarrySpelunker, all is well, they're doing just fine. :D
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 16, 2020, 13:42:34
Moonreaver wrote on 2020-09-16 13:25:27:
wait a minute. Does this scroll change the dragon's gender or just their position? (still cool tho)

@Moonreaver, the scroll adds an artwork toggle to the dragon. It allows a player to switch a dragon's pose to the other one available for their breed, nothing more.
Status Update
Sep 16, 2020, 10:10:35
Site Status | By Xhaztol
A new silhouette emoji is now available.

Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 12:24:22
Snappish wrote on 2020-09-15 10:51:07:
Neeza wrote on 2020-09-15 10:31:57:
OP totally has the right to express their grievances with this scroll being monetised and even if that doesn't concern you personally, if it matters to them then it matters to them.
Yes they do, absolutely right. But the people that disagree with OP also have the right to do that. That's the thing about opinions.

It seems this thread has run its course and this is the right place to lock the thread. Thank you!
About Monday's maintenance
Sep 15, 2020, 10:15:29
EiraoLaska wrote on 2020-09-15 10:05:52:
Now I'm curious as to why they did the backend work yesterday, but the release was for today.

The nature of yesterday's back-end work in prep for today's release also made it possible for us to get additional critical infrastructure work done in the process. Basically, get it all done at once instead of taking the site down completely at least twice in one week.

Missing familiar
Sep 15, 2020, 08:54:10
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Mutron
Hi @SweetSatyr , did you purchase them on the Auction House? You should be able to see an accurate record of your purchase history under Auction House -> Activity -> Recent History. Can you let me know if anything looks amiss there?
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 08:08:29
Mistralflowers wrote on 2020-09-15 08:02:49:
I feel like this is going to get retired soon, but idk

Pretty epic though

@Mistralflowers, fear not! This is a permanent addition to the marketplace and it applies a permanent artwork toggle to the dragon.
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 07:31:31
Forum Post | Announcements & News | By Undel
WithinShade wrote on 2020-09-15 06:28:24:
Yeah! I'm happy about this! I might use it on Hope. :)

But I had a question. Sorry if this has been asked before, but there's a ton of people reacting... Anyway, it mentions that in order to apply the scroll, the dragon must not be wearing a skin. So does the scroll make it so that dragon can never wear a skin? Or is it just that in order to switch between poses, any incompatible skins will be removed?

The skin has to be removed to change the pose. Once the pose is changed you can put a new skin (that matches the artwork) on.

Skins have to be taken off before you swap because they are designed for the artwork of each pose, and would not work on the opposite pose.
Silhouette Change Oopsies!
Sep 15, 2020, 06:36:52
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Mutron
@sSix @DobbyisFree Sorry, this was just a visual error, this should be fixed now! Let me know how it is working now.
Silhouette Scroll Preview secondary basi
Sep 15, 2020, 06:36:01
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Mutron
@SanctumAngelus I believe we have fixed this, thank you for the report!
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 06:32:31
DilsDoes wrote on 2020-09-15 06:28:31:
hey aequorin do you realise the next time theres regular boring maintenance no one is going to believe you

@DilsDoes, ha! To be clear, what I said was
Aequorin wrote on 2020-09-11 10:18:31:
It's not a new breed, it's not Adventure Mode, and it's not the world map update. Those are still in development.

Monday's maintenance will take longer than usual as it's for some critical backend work. During that time we need to "pull the curtains down," so to speak. In the past that's happened when we have a big feature release or update immediately following, but that's not the case here. We want to give you a heads up now, rather than later.

Silhouette Scroll Preview secondary basi
Sep 15, 2020, 06:32:09
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Mutron
@SanctumAngelus We are looking into this, thank you!
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 06:25:56
Skykast wrote on 2020-09-15 06:24:45:
Because it wasn't explicitly stated in the update, I must ask: does this work for ancient breeds too? I would love to give all my banescales the female pose QwQ


All dragon breeds, ancients included!
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 06:21:32
YareYare wrote on 2020-09-15 06:17:29:
how does the silhouette toggle affect breeding?

@YareYare, the scroll adds a toggle to the dragon which allows a player to change the dragon's artwork to their desired pose. How players use it for their headcanons and lore is up to them and fully valid.
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 06:10:27
Masono wrote on 2020-09-15 06:07:53:
Wait so if u switch a silhouette can they use the other genders skins and accents then?


Yes, they would be able to use skins and accents that fit the other artwork variant for the breed.
New Specialty Item: Silhouette Scroll
Sep 15, 2020, 06:04:05

Our newest specialty item, the Silhouette Scroll, is now live! When this magical scroll is applied to a dragon, it permanently unlocks a toggle that allows the dragon to swap between both adult artwork variants available for their breed.

Silhouette Scroll

It is now possible to swap a dragon's pose by applying our newest specialty item: the Silhouette Scroll. Unlike many specialty items, this magical scroll, once used on a dragon, unlocks a permanent toggle that allows you to swap back and forth between either variant of the adult artwork for their breed.

(NOTE: When we say "permanently", we mean it! Even if you choose to sell or trade the dragon, it will retain its Silhouette Scroll toggle forever.)

This item is now stocking in the Gem Marketplace.

The functionality this item offers has been a heavy favorite in our Suggestions Forum for a long time and we're glad to have been able to implement it.

Item Details

The first application of the item will automatically swap your dragon's pose. If you wish to swap back it back, the toggle can be found within that individual dragon's Customize page.


In order to apply a Silhouette Scroll, your dragon must meet the following criteria:
  • Dragon must not be wearing a skin.
  • Dragon must not be a hatchling.
  • Dragon must not be part of a pending Crossroads trade.
  • Dragon must not be listed on the Auction House.

Because this item modifies the artwork of a dragon, we understand there may be potential for scamming. To counter this, we've implemented the following conditions:
  • In order to sell the dragon on the Auction House, the artwork toggle must be reset to its default.
  • In order to trade the dragon in the Crossroads, the artwork toggle must be reset to its default.
  • In many places where the dragon and its details are shown (Auction House, Lair, Search), the Silhouette Scroll functionality will be represented by a status icon. This icon indicates that the dragon has had the scroll applied to them, not necessarily that their artwork is currently in a swapped state.


Pinkerton's Plundered Pile

Those that visit Pinkerton's Plundered Pile today may notice that we've released a refreshed version of his artwork. Lookin' snazzy, Pinkerton!

Status Update
Sep 15, 2020, 05:12:45
Site Status | By Aequorin
There will be a brief maintenance from 06:00 to 06:15 server time TODAY, September 15th. The Flight Rising website will be unavailable during this time. Our apologies for the short notice!
Privacy pop up problem??
Sep 14, 2020, 12:47:55
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Aequorin
Oh no :(

Hiveworks has been notified and we're looking into this! In the meantime, please try giving your cache a full clear to see if it helps.
Um, what?
Sep 14, 2020, 12:21:01
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Kaepora
Thank you for the report @Severynn

Since this name (Boles?aw) is using invalid characters, we've updated it to "Boleslaw" instead.
Energy being topped off problem
Sep 14, 2020, 10:45:39
Forum Post | Bug Report Forums | By Mutron
Hello @iiSwizzle -- That is just a visual effect where the cached meter has not caught up to your dragons being fed. If you feed your dragons (which should cost 0 food points as they are all fed) it should update!
Status Update
Sep 14, 2020, 10:21:56
Site Status | By Mutron
Maintenance has concluded. Additionally, all dragons have had their energy topped off.
about the theme weeks...
Sep 14, 2020, 07:20:33
WormOnAString45 wrote on 2020-09-12 22:32:21:
okey here me out, i know i may sound like crazy but what if WHAT IF these dragon breed themes are a countdown to the new breed annoucement
isn't it suspicious... WHAT ARE U HIDING FR STAFF?!?

Nope. Breed themes are popular themes.

I know hype can be fun, but when we hype/tease about a breed or feature release, we'll be clear about it. As far as Theme Week themes go, themes may complement a recent release, but they are not and will not be countdown teasers.
Status Update
Sep 14, 2020, 06:43:09
Site Status | By Aequorin
The site will be in a blackout maintenance starting at 07:30 server time TODAY September 14th. This maintenance is for critical back-end work and will last about 90 minutes.
About Monday's maintenance
Sep 14, 2020, 06:40:07
Oh hey, in 50 minutes the site will be in a blackout maintenance for approximately 90 minutes. Because this looks like the maintenance that typically has a big release following it, I want to be clear—this is for critical back-end work and there will not be a feature released following the conclusion of maintenance.
Adventure Mode??
Sep 11, 2020, 12:16:21
TheCunningCorvid wrote on 2020-09-11 11:35:42:
At the same time, aeroquin's post makes it sound like it's in the front part of their queue. -thinking emoji-

When we perform this type of maintenance, the top three player hype theories are new breed, world map update, and Adventure Mode.

As far as our current development priorities go, we're still refactoring the website (www/www1) and our developer updates cover what's at the front as well as current projects we're able to talk about or preview.

And for the refactor, I'll quote Kaepora from our anniversary update:

Kaepora wrote on 2020-06-08 06:51:22:
Site Refactor Update

As we mentioned above, the team has been hard at work over the last few years refactoring Flight Rising's codebase to run more efficiently. The goals of the refactor are to optimize and update the site's underlying framework to help future-proof it and allow for further evolution (either in functionality or style) later down the road. These refactors are not simple ports, but full revamps taking into account your feedback on ways to make each feature even better!

This dragon profile revamp was another huge notch in our progress, and we wanted to update everyone on just where we're at with the continuing conversion. As with everything, please know that our project is fluid, and some of these may increase or decrease in priority based on other development factors.


Flight Rising Main Page
Site Status Box
Player Registration System
Login System
Lair / Hibernal Den
Dragon Profiles
Nesting Grounds
Clan Profile
Hoard & Vault
Message Center
Gem Purchases
Auction House
Trading Post
Crim's Collection Cart
Swipp's Swap Stand
Pinkerton's Plundered Pile
Baldwin's Bubbling Brew
Tomo's Trivia Tablet
Custom Skins
Festive Favors
World Map
Predict Morphology

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(note: The Gem Purchase page was updated earlier this summer.)

tl;dr: Adventure Mode has not been canceled. Yes it's in development, but it is very early in development. When we do have information to share with players about it, we'll update you.

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