This Week in TERA: August 12–18


Open World Boss Spawn Event

Some of TERA's most fearsome dungeon bosses roam the open world, beginning Friday, August 16, and lasting until Friday, August 30.

The bosses (and where they normally appear) are as follows:

  • Vergos—Harrowhold
  • Hellgrammite—Gossamer Vault (Hard)
  • Nightmare Darkan—Sky Crusier Endeavor (Hard)
  • Shandra Manaya—Dreadspire
  • Nightmare Imperator—Shadow Sanguinary (Hard)
  • Nightmare Lakan—Velik's Sanctuary (Hard)
  • Nightmare Lachelith—Ruinous Manor (Hard)
  • Nightmare Antaroth—Antaroth's Abyss (Hard)
  • Nightmare Argog—Red Refuge (Hard)
  • Nightmare Krakatox—The Abscess (Hard)

Bosses spawn within a 5-hour timeframe, twice per day:

6 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. PDT

Bosses roam and respawn in the following zones (on all channels):

  • Celestial Hills
  • Aurum Road
  • Balder's Refuge
  • Granarkus
  • Plain of the Damned
  • Seeliewood
  • Darkquaver Woods
  • Spring Valley
  • Frost Reach

These roaming bosses drop useful items like Crafter's Cures, Item XP Boosts, Smart Dyad Structure, On Fire Effect, On Ice Effect, and Veteran Guardian Crate. These roaming bosses may also drop a tradeable Lenox, the flying gold lion (with a Flight and Movement Speed of 280).

Weekly Vanguard Bonus—Increased Enhancement Points (EP)


Completing Vanguard Requests earns you increased Enhancement Point rewards, starting Tuesday, August 13 at 4 a.m. PDT, and continuing until Tuesday, August 20 at 4 a.m. PDT.

Weekend Dungeon Highlight (August 16–19)

demokron lab

Starting Friday, August 16 at 4 a.m. PDT, and continuing until Monday, August 19 at 4 a.m. PDT, the following instanced dungeons reward you with increased drops upon completion:

  • Gossamer Vault (Hard)
  • Demokron Factory (Hard)
  • Gossamer Vault
  • Grotto of Lost Souls
  • Red Refuge
  • Ghillieglade

Gold Digger Event


Have you earned your Gold Digger’s Dragon Helm and the deluxe Gold Digger title yet?

Check out our forums for more information.

Weekend 4 of Bathysmal Rise: EXTREME Begins

Bathysmal Rise

Are you up for the challenge? Check out what you can earned here.

Summer Festival is Nearly at an End

Summer Festival

Summer is coming to an end, and so are the Beach Bash in Ostgarath, and the Festival of the Sun in Balder’s Refuge. Now is the time to take part in those special quests and mini-games, before they are gone.

(Beach Bash and Festival of the Sun will be removed when the event ends on Tuesday, August 20.)

Have You Tried the En Masse Launcher?

En Masse Launcher

Just a reminder: TERA is available through the En Masse Launcher, and the first time you log in through the launcher you’ll get a fistful of cool in-game items:

  • Fiery Blue Halo (30 Days)
  • Riding Skill: Tantor (30 Days)
  • Personal Crafter's Cure ×10
  • Haste Coin I (3 Hours) ×5
  • Superior Noctenium Elixir ×15

Changes in the TERA Store

TERA Store

The Dragon's Hoard Weapon Skin Loot Box has now been added for a limited time, appearing Tuesday, August 13 and remaining until the following Tuesday.

Additionally, during the same time, Heaven's Fury and Hell's Blessing Loot Boxes, as well as the Angelic Weapon and Diabolic Weapon Smart Boxes, will be offered at a discount.

TERA is a stunning fantasy MMO that features fast-paced action combat; a vast, gorgeous world; and highly customizable characters. Best of all, TERA is FREE to play!