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Given out by the 'King on Christmas Eve. Can be opened to give one gift chosen from a list of various effects (hats, mana, spells, extra max AP and HP, or a pet).

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Cities Festival (August 2008)

Present: One of Ruthven's experiments went horribly wrong... and some of it's in this package. It looks horrible... but smells delicious.

Eating the present gives you around 250AP, which can take you over your maxAP. There are no other options.

You lose a Present.
You close your eyes and swallow... yum!

Christmas 2007

You meet Father Christmas. He asks if you've been naughty or nice?
You say "nice".
Father Christmas says "Bollocks!"
You gain an Unit of Charcoal.
When his back is turned you manage to pinch something from his sack. I guess he was right about you...
You gain a Present.

Present: Your special little present from the great lords. Please pick... AP, Gold, Mana, Spell Assortment, Bow, Sword, Bound Spirits, max AP, max HP, See Invisible, See monster health, hat, pet (Also added this year, was the ability to remove "See Invisible". This was added after the presents were given out.)
I'm guessing this is the same as last year Havelock2 10:57, 25 December 2007 (GMT)

Pet gives a goldfish egg and a flake shaker, more max HP gave +25. Looks similar so far. Flt 12:30, 25 December 2007 (GMT)
Pet gave me the same, Goldfish egg and Shaker Jhvh1
More Max AP gave me 25 extra Max AP. -- Cthu1hu 13:53, 26 December 2007 (GMT)
more max ap gave me 20 also more max hp gave me 23 Jhvh1
Got +26 max AP for my primary character, my alt got +21 max HP Mr.Monk 20:28, 27 December 2007 (GMT)
I got 5 bound spirits! Woo hoo! GrumpyNick 01:18, 27 December 2007 (GMT)
Nice. That's worth between 32000 and 40000 in total. S. Mackie 01:42, 27 December 2007 (GMT)

It now says "See Monster Health" in IE. Does that mean it works in IE, or not? - Cameron 15:09, 1 January 2008 (GMT)

I believe the only reason the button didn't appear in IE was a missing '>' in the HTML, which was added recently. The entire "not visible in IE" thing was presumably unintentional. Random4518 17:49, 1 January 2008 (GMT)

Oh, really? Huh. I will test it! It does work in IE! Yay! - Cameron 03:52, 2 January 2008 (GMT)

Christmas 2006 & February 2007 ('King's birthday)

AP

1000 AP
I received exactly 1217 AP --Gretchin 02:40, 19 January 2007 (GMT)
I received exactly 1461 AP --Bustopher
I received exactly 1093 AP --smudgepuss 17:27, 2 February 2007 (GMT)
I received exactly 1081 AP --Gretchin 21:27, 4 February 2007 (GMT)

Gold

Around 24534 Gold Pieces.

Mana

Known range of 120-149 mana.

Spell Assortment

You lose a Present.
You gain a Fast Defence Spell.
You gain 2 Become Air Spells.
You gain an Align All to Air Spell.
You gain an Align All to Water Spell.
You gain a Skip East Spell.
You gain 2 Hurt 'em Spells.
You gain a Recovery Spell.
You gain 2 Wizards Retreat Spells.
You gain 4 Teleport to Shop Spells.
You gain a Drag on-and-on Spell.
You gain a Third-Aid Spell.
You gain 2 Zephyr Spells.
You gain a Mystic Aim Spell.
You gain a Hurt 'em Lots Spell.
You gain an Enduring Strength Spell.
You gain an Augers Aim Spell.
You gain a Miss A Bit Less Spell.
You gain a Wyrm Spell.
You gain 2 Vitality Spells.
You gain a Wombat Spell.
You gain a Water Bomb Spell.
You gain an Archers Luck Spell.

Bow

You get one of the b(el)ow.

Cross Bow and 54 Quarrels
Murder Bow and 105 arrows
Others?

Sword

You get one of the below.

Daemonic Sword
Glass Sword
Others?

Bound Spirits

4-7 Bound Spirits, which can be used to enchant a weapon. For example, you can make a "Lance (undecided)" which becomes a "Lance (Roc Bane)" when you hit a Roc. The Lance will then do double damage to Rocs.

Baned weapons wear out less frequently than regular weapons. Hitting a monster other than the one your weapon is baned to will break the weapon immediately.

More max AP

Well I guess someone had to jump first. I got +28 Naius 17:41, 26 December 2006 (GMT) 2007 Picked More Max AP, got +32 AP or so. S. Mackie 22:17, 25 December 2007 (GMT). +23 AP --Deva 01:55, 26 December 2007 (GMT)

I got shafted with only +21 AP :D Syagrius 20:09, 1 January 2008 (GMT)

More max HP

Amount varies. Known range is from +21 to +23.

I got +25 both times when I used up my two presents yesterday (I had one left over from last year I was being indecisive about).--Hamelin 15:46, 26 December 2007 (GMT)

See Invisibles

Gives you the intrinsic ability to see invisible monsters as well as a pair of free shades.

If you have this ability, then you gain the option to lose it if it's been annoying you. See Invis is one of the most double-edged gifts; sure, you can see invisible things, but they also get in the way, and invisible things are always hostile to begin with. PotatoEngineer 05:14, 13 January 2008 (GMT)

See Monster Health

Gives you the ability to see monster health, as per the water character ability. Unsurprisingly.

I don't have this option in my present list. Perhaps some of these gifts are kudos-based? - Heyus2 23:33, 25 December 2006 (GMT)
Apparently, the presence or otherwise of this option depends on which browser you're using. Ravensdance 18:10, 26 December 2006 (GMT)

Hat

Gives you a Christmas hat. This gives 20 kudos instantly. Can be stolen, even on Christmas day.

Pet

Gives you a Flake Shaker and Goldfish Egg.

You can currently have more than one goldfish at a time. Choosing pet again also gives you a second flake shaker.

Christmas 2005

We had much more to choose from back then — a Vorpal Blade, Silver, more AP, Bronze, a Silver Sword, higher max HP, Lead, see monster HP, Gold, a Disguise Kit, see invisibles, higher max AP, a Glass Sword, some Magic Beans, Iron, a Catana, a Pirate Hat or 100 Arrows.

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