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The Cloaked Ascendancy update hits Neverwinter

The Cloaked Ascendancy

How often have you wanted to lose yourself in a huge quest to save an entire city? Perfect World Entertainment have a very fluid situation with Cryptic Studios’ MMORPG, Neverwinter. They’ve just released yet another major update to the Neverwinter stage, keeping the game fresh and introducing new challenges to the player. Now you can embark on a quest to save the city of Neverwinter as The Cloaked Ascendancy has been unleashed for players on Xbox One.

A group of four mages have been ripped from the Cloak Tower during the Spellplague. These fours mages, The Cloaked Ascendancy, have a power derived from the Far Realm and they’re busy wielding it to try to claim the throne from Lord Neverember. This new update will feature a new campaign, adventure zone, a familiar new dungeon, dynamic skirmish and more.

Return to Neverwinter, dear adventurer, following the events of Storm King’s Thunder, to honour a fallen friend in the recently reclaimed River District. The ceremony is interrupted by a mysterious band of mages from the Far Realm, led by Gyrion the Ascendant, who look to carry out an evil plot to disrupt the city. The River District, a new adventure zone, sets the stage for players to uncover the Cloaked Ascendancy’s evil plot. Complete and all-new campaign, battle in a new skirmish, conquer a new, high-end Spellplague Caverns dungeon and more. This new update will feature:

  • A new adventure zone in The River District – Now occupied by the Cloaked Ascendancy with areas reflecting the resident Far Realm mage.
  • The Reclaim the River District new campaign – Defeat the four mages, one quest at a time, to help return it to the bustling economic centre it once was, before the eruption or Mt. Hotenow
  • Spellplague Caverns Dungeon – To complete the this campaign, you will return to an original Neverwinter location for this master dungeon. Face off with members of the Ascendancy nad try to find new loot.
  • The Illusionist’s Gambit – This new Skirmish offers a dynamic challenge for both max and low-level adventurers. Enemies, settings and challenges all randomly shift creating new experiences.
  • Four new Artifact Weapon sets – Players can earn four new weapon sets, harnessing the power of the Cloaked Ascendancy mages. Embrace the power of the Far Realm with the Mirage, Fey, Lifeforged and Aboleth weapons.

Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy is available free to play for Xbox Live Gold members, now.

Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy announced for console

The Cloaked Ascendancy

The Neverwinter saga continues with Perfect World Entertainment’s revelation that the latest expansion, Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy will be heading to the Xbox later on this year.

The Cloaked Ascendancy will see the Spellplague continuing to cast it’s mornful shadow over the inhabitants of Neverwinter. Four mages torn from the Cloak Tower by a spellstorm return to usurp the throne. With this latest expansion, adventurers can look forward to several all-new features including a new campaign, adventure zone, skirmish and more.

The Cloaked Ascendancy begins, following the the harrowing events of Storm King’s Thunder in the Northern reaches of Faerun, as adventurers return to the city to honour a fallen hero. Gyrion the Ascendant and other former residents of the Cloak Tower, ravaged and reformed by the Far Realm, appear ready to wield their awesome magical powers against Neverwinter. Players will brave their way through the latest adventure zone, The River District, to experience a new campaign exploring the trials of these powerful foes and uncovering their hidden motives. The expansion concludes in an epic return to the new high-end dungeon, Spellplague Caverns, which is now firmly under the control of the Cloaked Ascendancy.

Players will also experience a new skirmish, loaded with innovative gameplay and the original Spellplague Caverns which will be returning as a leveling dungeon.

No definite release date has been made available to us for Neverwinter: The Cloaked Ascendancy, but we do know that it will be sometime this year.