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Tortodrones Flyin’ High

Greetings Knights!

Take flight on an adventure and reach new heights with the help of this highly visible gear. Spiral HQ has created a special set of high flyin’ items that can still be spotted from land. Soar into AeroTech Boxes to zero in on costumes, Contrails Auras, Swing Wings, and all new accessories.

In order to maintain altitude, it’s important to be able to keep your speed up and maintain your course. That’s why we’ve manufactured a Airbraker shield. Now it’s time that we give these shields the costume treatment they deserve so they can stand out in crowded skies. This shield helps deflect any incoming projectiles while in a chaotic dogfight. If that doesn’t work, dash away and hope the bright shine of your Chaff Pack distracts them.

The Aerodynamic Box contains items in the Tech color schemes like:

  • Airbraker costume shields
  • Contrails Aura
  • Swing Wings
  • Chaff Packs - Give it a Dash!
  • Dynamic Accessories
  • Costumes
  • Accessories

More information on the AeroTech Prize Box and its contents may be found here.

Spiral HQ calls upon you to once again assist the Tortodrones on their Long Migration. This is proving irresistible to the fiendish denizens of the Clockworks who are gathering tortodrone parts for mysterious purposes! Take up arms to investigate and defend against this terrible mischief, and explore the Clockworks to gather fiendish glyphs.

Be sure to collect Ancient Shell materials from the Ancient Grove to craft 3*, 4* and 5* Tortodrone handguns and shields at the Mysterious Alchemy Machine!

The Spiral HQ intel forecasting interns predicts the Tortodrone migration will continue through June 11th. We’re counting on you to protect the magnificent Tortodrones!

Hog Wild


Spiral HQ has developed some equipment for knights whose battle skills have aged like a fine swine. Sure, they can wear any gear, but it pays to be piggy. It’s snout any day you have an opportunity to go whole hog. Sow get on with it.

Go whole hog with Battle Boar Boxes to wallow in new gear and accessories.

The Battle Boar Box contains items such as:

  • Piggy Sprite
  • Snout Patrol Pendants
  • Piggy Bankers (bomb)
  • Battle Boar Suits
  • Battle Boar Helmets
  • Various other accessories for knights to hog.

These boxes won't last long, so hoof it.

Spiral Knights 8th Anniversary Celebration

Happy Birthday Spiral Knights

Spiral Knights is now EIGHT years old!

It’s time again to pick up yer clever. Through April 10th help Biscotti, the Skylark's Head Chef, avoid disaster in two special missions - Total Caketastrophe and A Gremlin in Knead. Fight Creep Cakes and Batterbots to earn Cake Slice tokens, then visit Maskwell in Haven Town Square to exchange your tokens for:

- Cake helms

- Anniversary Prize Boxes

- Other party accessories

Today through April 17, 2019: Spiral HQ has assembled prize boxes from the past year together into a Surprise Box. When you open a Surprise Box, you will randomly receive a past prize box and confetti. There is also a chance to find a Stately Cap costume helm! For details on this box and its contents, visit the wiki here.

Thank you all so much for playing Spiral Knights. Have fun out there!

A Spring Equinox

Hail, knights!

The cosmos briefly swings into balance. The Strangers have brought forth celestially-themed offerings in the Spring Equinox Prize Box, available to you through March 25th, 2019:

  • Celestial Vortex
  • Celestial Shield
  • Orbit Aura
  • Celestial Nav Helm and Suit
  • Galactic Guardian Helm and Vest
  • Solar and Cosmic Plasma Wings
  • Celestial Dragon/Valkyrie Wings
  • Celestial Accessories
  • Unique Variant Tickets

Keep an eye out for Nonna near the Haven fountain! It’s time to adopt a buddy who always has your back (or front).

A Fowl Discovery


The knight owls over in Spiral HQ have been working round the clock exploring the ancient mysteries of the core need every tool at their disposal. Be warned knights, digging into the past is illuminating, but is not without risk. So make sure you carry the appropriate equipment.

This intreppid gear includes such items like the first ever costume shield, Illuminating Ward, Owlite Wands in multiple colors, the Enchanter Aura, and other accessories.

The Owlite Archaeology Prize Boxes contains items such as:

  • Enchanter Aura
  • Owlite Wand (dusky, fancy, heavy, military, regal, toasty, divine, volcanic, and shadow)
  • Illuminating Ward (Costume Shield)
  • Astute Owlite Mask
  • Sagacious Owlite Mask
  • Owlite Robe
  • New Owlite themed accessories
  • Various new accessories

More information on the Owlite Archaeology Prize Boxes and its contents may be found here. Act now before they fly off the shelves.

Shield Costume Update

  • Shields can be costumes: Now your shield can wear a costume too! Any shield can be worn as a ‘costume’ over another shield, the same way armor and helmets work.
  • Costume Shields: There will be items which are costume-only shields in the future. Like other costumes, they cannot be used as a shield by themselves.
  • The “Costume” item group in your arsenal has been split into 3 groups, Costume Helms, Costume Armor, Costume Shields.
  • Fix: Previews initiated from your arsenal will now “reset” when you change your gear.

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