Rise to War News: Yule Festival Event

The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War Yule Festival Event

A new event has come to Lord of the Rings: Rise to War! The Yule Festival is a time to relax and celebrate the end of a year as tacticians enjoy a classic, hobbit-styled party with special visitors from all over. Expect many Yule traditions, riddles, a commander Mathom Chest of choice, and Gandalf’s classic fireworks.


Yuletide Visit

Yuletide Visit Overview
Yuletide Visit Overview

Login every day to received new rewards and greetings from various commanders of Middle-earth. Each day will unearth a new reward which can aid tacticians in this Yule Festival Event.

Rewards
Total rewards
  • 3 Mathom Medals
  • 300 Gems
  • 20 Decorative Coins
  • 30 Common Firework Materials
  • 20 Advanced Firework Materials
  • Yule Festival Stickers
Day 1
  • 50 Gems
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Common Firework Materials
Day 2
  • 1 Mathom Medal
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Common Firework Materials
Day 3
  • 50 Gems
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Common Firework Materials
Day 4
  • 50 Gems
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Common Firework Materials
Day 5
  • 1 Mathom Medal
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Common Firework Materials
Day 6
  • 50 Gems
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Common Firework Materials
Day 7
  • Yule Festival Stickers
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Advanced Firework Materials
Day 8
  • 50 Gems
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Advanced Firework Materials
Day 9
  • 50 Gems
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Advanced Firework Materials
Day 10
  • 1 Mathom Medal
  • 2 Decorative Medals
  • 5 Advanced Firework Materials

Yule Tree

Team up with the server to decorate the Yule Tree with various ornaments from the Ornament Store. Ornaments cost Decorative Coins which can be earned from other Yuletide events and opening Mathom Chests. With enough decorations, tacticians can earn Gems, Gold, Mathom Medals, Stickers, and Advanced Firework Materials.

Ornament Store
Ornament Store

Make sure to add a holiday greeting on Ornaments. Other tacticians will be able to read and Like them when they look at the Yule Tree.

Dragon Figurine Ornament
Dragon Figurine Ornament

Wizard’s Fireworks

Tacticians can spend Common Firework Materials and Advanced Firework Materials to gain fireworks from Gandalf the Grey. Select each firework in the Firework Store to see a small preview of what they look like. Spend enough Firework Material to gain Gandalf’s Presents – a series of rewards from stickers, equipment, and Gems to a new avatar!

Firework Store
Firework Store

To display fireworks, find an appropriately sized tile (all except the Yule Fireworks (Small) must be set off on a 3×3 tile) owned by you and select the Firework option. Choose a firework and select Light. This action will consume the firework item.

Yule Fireworks (Small) Example

Bilbo’s Riddles

Rise to the challenge and correctly answer all of Bilbo’s riddles to gain rewards. But watch out! There’s a time limit for each question so don’t dally. Tacticians can earn Solo or Duo rewards (Duo rewards are better) everyday to become the Riddle Champion.

Solo Rewards (5 questions)
  • 60 Gems
  • 4 Advanced Firework Materials
  • 8 Decorative Medals
Duo Rewards (8 questions)
  • 100 Gems
  • 6 Advanced Firework Materials
  • 10 Decorative Medals

Make sure to do this event with someone knowledgeable! Any mistake of theirs is also counted as yours (and vice versa).

Riddle Champion Rewards
Riddle Champion Rewards
Daily Riddle Rewards
Daily Riddle Rewards
Riddles and Answers

See the following for current riddles and answers.

Note: This list may not be complete.

Riddle & Answers

What ability can a Leader type commander unlock after reaching Lv. 20?

“+5 command”

What rewards can’t you earn by sweeping Mobs?

Mathom Medals

According to The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, where did Frodo receive his treatment after being injured at Weathertop?

Rivendell

What can you do to improve the territory limit?

Both of the above

How many titles does a commander have?

4

How many Ability Points does a Long March cost?

10

Who gave Bilbo a Mithril Shirt?

Thorin

How often is the Mathom in the Mathom-house refreshed?

1 Day

What’s the daily refresh limit of the Market?

3

What’s the level limit of the Main Hall?

10

What does “Amon Lanc” mean?

Elven Dwelling Place

Where was the One Ring forged?

Mount Doom

Which one of the following abilities doesn’t belong to the Ring?

Abundant Strength


Mathom Peddler Yuletide Chest

Tacticians can customize their Yuletide Chest by selecting the additional commander gifts they’ll receive after drawing 10 Mathom Medals. Opening 100 Yuletide Chest will grant tacticians 30 commander gifts for the commander of their choice.

Select a commander from the following list above.
Yuletide Chest: 100 draws

Results of 50 draws from the Evil Commanders Yuletide Chest (percentages are out of 150):

  • 67 Commander Gifts Total (44.67%)
    • 3 Flawless Commander Gifts (2%)
    • 8 Exquisite Commander Gifts (6 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gifts) (5.33%)
    • 16 Fine Commander Gifts (10.67%)
    • 40 Superior Commander Gifts (26.67%)
  • 83 Equipment Total (55.33%)
    • 7 Exquisite Equipment (4 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gifts) (4.67%)
    • 40 Fine Equipment (26.67%)
    • 36 Superior Equipment (24%)

Results of 50 draws from the Good Commander Yuletide Chest (percentages are out of 150):

  • 70 Commander Gifts Total (46.67%)
    • 4 Flawless Commander Gifts (1 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gift) (2.67%)
    • 10 Exquisite Commander Gifts (6 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gifts) (6.67%)
    • 8 Fine Commander Gifts (5.33%)
    • 48 Superior Commander Gifts (32%)
  • 79 Equipment Total (52.67%)
    • 1 Flawless Equipment (1 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gift) (0.67%)
    • 3 Exquisite Equipment (2 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gifts) (2%)
    • 39 Fine Equipment (26%)
    • 36 Superior Equipment (24%)
  • 1 Tier 1 Commander Invite (0.67%)

Total results from 100 draws (percentages are out of 300):

  • 137 Commander Gifts Total (45.67%)
    • 7 Flawless Commander Gifts (1 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gift) (2.33%)
    • 18 Exquisite Commander Gifts (12 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gift) (6%)
    • 24 Fine Commander Gifts (8%)
    • 88 Superior Commander Gifts (29.33%)
  • 162 Equipment Total (54%)
    • 1 Flawless Equipment (1 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gift) (0.33%)
    • 10 Exquisite Equipment (6 Guaranteed Exquisite+ Gifts) (3.33%)
    • 79 Fine Equipment (26.33%)
    • 72 Superior Equipment (24%)
  • 1 Tier 1 Commander Invite (0.33%)

Limited Gift Packs and Purchases

Check out the latest Limited Gift Packs and purchases accompanying the Yule Festival. Get awesome deals on Mathom Medals, avatars, and all new Stickers with each purchase!


Yule’s Treasure

The Yule Treasure is a hidden secret in the mountains of Eregion. Tacticians must work to complete all tasks on the map pieces to unlock clues to its whereabouts.

Tasks and Rewards
Total Rewards
  • 500 Gems
  • 30 Decorative Medals
  • 50 Common Firework Materials
  • 25 Advanced Firework Materials
All tasks
  • During the event, occupy 5 Land Tile(s) of 90 Power. (0/5)
  • During the festival decoration event, decorate the Yule Tree 6 time(s). (0/6)
  • During the event, occupy 3 Land Tile(s) of 130 Power. (0/3)
  • Open 10 Yuletide Chest(s). (0/10)
  • Ring reaches Lv. 30.
  • Make 6 purchase(s) in the Market. (0/6)
  • Help fellows 10 time(s). (0/10)
  • Build 5 Fort(s). (0/5)
  • Complete 5 of Bilbo’s Riddles. (0/5)
  • Engage in 10 Mock Battle(s). (0/10)
  • Gather 8 time(s). (0/8)
  • Consume 600 Stamina. (0/600)
  • Conscript soldiers 30 time(s). (0/30)
  • Complete 3 Yule Festival special land tile exploration(s). (0/3)
  • During the event, occupy 20 Land Tile(s). (0/20)
  • During the event, abandon 5 Land Tile(s). (0/5)
  • Spread the word throughout Middle-earth about the Yule Festival’s arrival. (0/1)
  • Use 100 Ability Point(s). (0/100)
  • Light Advanced Wizard Fireworks 12 time(s). (0/12)
  • During the event, occupy 5 Land Tile(s) of 60 Power. (0/5)
  • Complete Tavern tips 10 time(s). (0/10)
  • Sweep 5 Lv. 25 or above Mob(s). (0/5)
  • Levy tax 20 time(s). (0/20)

Exploring Tiles

Tacticians can explore glowing tiles to acquire rewards (ex. Decorative Coins, new Avatar picture) 10 times per day. There are two types:

  • 30 Minute Exploration Tile
  • Gandalf the Grey Question Exploration Tile
Tiles that can be explored glow.
Tiles that can be explored glow.
Gandalf the Grey Questions and Answers

See the following for current questions and answers.

Note: This list may not be complete.

Questions & Answers

Who took part in the Battle of the Last Alliance?

Elrond

Galadriel is grandmother to whom?

Arwen

Which one of the following commanders is not a Dwarf?

Merry & Pippin

Which ring does Elrond keep?

Vilya

What ring does Gandalf keep?

Narya

What ring does Galadriel keep?

Nenya


Thank you for reading this article and happy holidays!

Aerith

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