The game's play style is based on a player versus environment (PvE) system. Player versus player (PvP) is still possible in a restricted area. Adventure the game by combining powers of different classes. Istaria's multiclass system lets you choose between the abilities of more than one school at any time. However, full power will only come to the class you selected to be the active one on your adventures.
Craft your own equipment to become even more powerful. Crafting is a big part of the game, almost anything you may obtain is crafted by players: houses, lairs, weapons, equipment, tools, and so on. Own a lair or a plot of land in settlements to build your residence. Aid others to build theirs. Several hundreds of formulas are waiting to be worked by your skilled hands.
About Istaria Lexica
We are proud to provide you with information about the massively multiplayer online role-playing game Istaria. The Istaria Lexica is, like most other wikis, a community driven project. Players of Istaria commit updates and new information to the wiki to provide it to everyone.
Istaria Lexica was born when the two founders, Terao Tar and Elteria Shadowhand, met each other for the first time in real life on April 30th, 2015. Both were pretty enthusiastic wiki editors already and had a good experience on the MediaWiki software. On the real life event, which was visited by a few other Istarian players from the Order shard, too, both agreed on the fact that the community should be given a chance to join in on harvesting information and support others with their knowledge. The agreeing nodding of other attendees was a clear sign that we're on a good plan.
So the journey began. To prepare a wiki system for a group of players who never worked on a wiki before. How should they learn it? This is a basic task Istaria Lexica takes care of. Everyone shall be able to commit knowledge without knowing too much about wikis and learning into things they wouldn't want to. While creating simple guides and templates for the community, the founders provide support as good as possible for wiki newcomers. For example by offering dialogues on the site or having chats about any issues directly in the game.
It is much easier to add missing information as you would think! The more helpers the wiki aquires, the better information is provided to Istaria's community.
Everyone is encouraged to provide information in any way they desire. Contacting committers, doing comments, talk to each other in the game; everything is okay and very welcome. Everyone is free to edit pages without any bad manipulation afterwards. Wikis are free for everyone and everyone shall be free to edit without fears of harm or 'having done something wrong'. Editing in a wiki means adding what you currently know. If it's not much or even wrong, that's no problem. You are able to edit at any time, to update anything and others may aswell correct or enhance by chance, without any rant. That's the way a wiki lives. That's the way a community lives.
For a first start into the wiki world we created 'The Gifted's guide to the Istaria Lexica Wiki'. It is written especially for Istarian players and has a progressive structure; if you are not able to handle a certain difficulty you can still go back to easier tasks. Other users can assist you, too. Simply start a thread on their talk page: active users and administrators are a good way to aquire hints.
The current client on Blight has some fixes for the handling of quests that does not work on Chaos or Order right now. If you're playing on Chaos or Order make sure to patch to those shards and not use the Blight client.
Though the battle between the Imperial Army and the invading welger continues to rage around the Ruin of Tazoon, danger does not sleep and a new threat has arisen in the sands near the village of Kaiyar. A cult and a dangerous plague have begun to spread and it is up to the Gifted to investigate and stop it if they can!
Long gone from the lands of Aradoth, old faces have returned and established the Guild of Artifact Hunters west of the village of Kaiyar. New challenges and rewards await those who are willing to deal with them!
Numerous new plot (and some lair) decorations have been added for your enjoyment!
Baubles and Titles have both been given a massive facelift to organize them and to make them more relevant and useful.
Energy Defense and Mind Defense abilities and aura augmentations are now known as Group Energy Defense and Group Mind Defense.
Group Energy Defense aura augmentations tiers III and IV now require an active Wizard.
Group Mind Defense aura augmentations tiers III and IV now require an active Sorcerer.
Group Flame and Ice Defense aura augmentations tiers III, IV and V now require an active Mage.
Illustrious Stand aura augmentations tiers III and IV now require an active Healer.
Multicast augmentation tier IV now requires an active Conjurer and Multicast augmentation tier III now requires an active Conjurer or Mage.
Energize augmentations now require an active Storm Disciple or Ranger.
Static Aura augmentation now requires an active Storm Disciple.
Blood Shield, Concentrated Blood and Blood Doll augmentations now require an active Blood Mage.
The following augmentations of all tiers now require levels appropriate to the abilities: Lightning Arrows, Ice Arrows, Flame Arrows, Spirit Arrows, Group Energy Defense, Group Mind Defense, Group Flame Defense, Group Ice Defense, Illustrious Stand, Multicast, Energize, Static Aura, Blood Shield, Concentrated Blood and Blood Doll.