This Week in TERA: August 19–25

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Skywatch: High Stakes

TERA’s next content update—"Skywatch: High Stakes”—arrives on Thursday, August 22. This release introduces Mystery Merchants and brings back the Demon’s Wheel! Stay tuned for more details.

Open World Boss Spawn Event Continues

Open World Boss Spawn Event

Have you been able to defeat TERA's most fearsome dungeon bosses roaming the open world? You can test your might now through Friday, August 30! Look for more details here.

Weekly Vanguard Bonus—Increased Player XP and Item XP

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From Tuesday, August 20 at 4 a.m. PDT, and continuing until Tuesday, August 27, you'll earn increased Player XP and Item XP when you complete Vanguard Requests.

Weekend Battleground Spotlight

Battleground Spotlight

From Friday, August 23 at 3 a.m. PDT, and continuing until Monday, August 26, you’ll earn increased Bellicarium Credits from Corsairs' Stronghold, Shore Hold, and Gridiron.

Starlyn Battlegrounds

Start honing your skills now, because the Starlyn event begins Thursday, August 22 (after maintenance).This event consists of two weeks of battlegrounds, in which you can earn expanded rewards through the Starlyn event window. Check out our forum post for more details.

An Important Note from the Developers

Developer Note

As we get closer to TERA's next big update, V86, we felt it was important to bring some changes to your attention. See our forum post for more details.

Summer Festival Comes to an End

Summer Festival

The Beach Bash in Ostgarath and the Festival of the Sun in Balder’s Refuge are packing up, so now is your last chance 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


Starting Tuesday, August 20, and remaining until Thursday, August 29, all available swimsuits (excluding Series 7) and their related accessories will be discounted by 50%.

Found within the Featured Item window, the Midas Touch Bundle returns for a very limited time, from Thursday, August 22, until Tuesday, August 27.

Brand-new Partner Costumes, Pocket Tab Expansions, and Pocket Tabs also release on Thursday, August 22.

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!