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A forest background

The default background:
Violet: A vibrant violet backdrop.

Backgrounds are optional scenery that can be placed behind player avatars. They have no in-game effect and exist only for aesthetic value. As of March 28, 2017, the violet background from the Plain Background Set is the default background (previously, the default background was a featureless light slate color). All existing players were also given the violet background and can choose to equip it if they wish to.

Using Backgrounds[]

Access the Backgrounds under User Icon by clicking either Edit Avatar or Backgrounds

To view available backgrounds and to change your current background, click the User icon, then choose Backgrounds , or you can access the modal dialog indirectly by clicking Edit Avatar, then selecting the Backgrounds subtab. Click on the backround you want to use. If you click on a purchasable background you do not currently own, you will be prompted to purchase it with gems.

In the apps, backgrounds are located under Menu > Customize Avatar (iOS) or Menu > Avatar (Android). Currently, you cannot enable the solid light slate background from the apps.

Transparent Backgrounds[]

If you would prefer to have a transparent background, in the list of available backgrounds on the Edit Avatar or Backgrounds sub-tab, click on the picture of your current background. Your background will appear as the color of its environment (for example, purple when viewed in the header or white then viewed in a user profile).

Unlocking Backgrounds[]

Free, unlockable backgrounds were introduced as prizes with the Daily Check-In Incentives feature. For every day that a player logs in to Habitica, their check-in counter will increase. Once a player has checked in for a certain number of days, they will receive a prize.

Available Unlockable Backgrounds[]

As mentioned above, the violet background from the Plain Background Set is the default background. The rest of the Plain Background Set is unlocked after a player logs in to Habitica for two days.

Purchasing Backgrounds[]

Three backgrounds are released each month and can be purchased with gems. An individual background costs 7 gems, and the monthly set of three backgrounds can be purchased together for 15 gems. If you first purchase an individual background, you cannot purchase the set that the individual background was in for 15 gems anymore. You will need to purchase the other backgrounds individually for 7 gems each if you want to get the whole set. The only free backgrounds are the slate color as well as the default and unlockable backgrounds in the Plain Background Set.

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Backgrounds can be purchased on the Backgrounds modal or on the Edit Avatar modal opened under the User icon. Those that are available for purchase will have a white bar at the bottom of the frame, showing the price in gems. To buy a single background, click either on that bar, or on the background itself. To buy a set, click on the "Purchase Set" button shown below each purchasable set. Buying a single background will remove the button, while buying the set will remove all bars and the "Purchase" button. That way you can easily see which backgrounds you have purchased and can use.

Click the pin icon to pin a background to your rewards column.

Click this button to purchase a set of backgrounds for 15 gems.

You can also pin a background to your rewards column for a later purchase, by clicking the pin icon which will appear centered on the top of the frame when you hover the mouse over the background. Doing that turns the pin icon purple, and fixes it above the background until you either unpin it or purchase it. After pinning a background, you will be able to purchase it directly from your rewards, without opening the Edit Avatar or Background modal.

Available Purchasable Backgrounds[]

The available purchasable backgrounds with their release dates, titles, artists, and descriptions are shown below.

October 2021
(Set 89)
Cryptic Candles Haunted Photo Undead Hands
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Summon arcane forces among Cryptic Candles. Find yourself trapped in the monochrome world of a Haunted Photo. Try to escape from the clutches of Undead Hands.
by AinFach by jigame83 by jjgame83
September 2021
(Set 88)
Autumn Lakeshore Autumn Poplar Forest Vineyard
Background autumn lakeshore.png Background autumn poplars.png Background vineyard.png
Pause at an Autumn Lakeshore to appreciate the reflection of woods on water. Delight in the brilliant shades of brown and gold in an Autumn Poplar Forest. Explore the sprawl of a fruitful Vineyard.
by jjgame83 by Vikte by jjgame83
August 2021
(Set 87)
Misty Forest Rope Bridge Stone Tower
Background daytime misty forest.png Background rope bridge.png Background stone tower.png
Bathe in the glow of daylight streaming through a Misty Forest. Demonstrate to doubters that this Rope Bridge is perfectly safe. Gaze from the parapets of one Stone Tower to another.
by jjgame83 by Kodey by QuartzFox
July 2021
(Set 86)
Underwater Among Koi Ghost Ship Raging River
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Dazzle and be dazzled by glittering carp, Underwater Among Koi. Prove tales and legends true when you step aboard a Ghost Ship. Stand amid the mighty current of a Raging River.
by Vikte by gawrone by Vikte
June 2021
(Set 85)
Clothesline Forested Lakeshore Water Mill
Background clothesline.png Background forested lakeshore.png Background water mill.png
Hang out with the clothes drying on a Clothesline. Be the envy of your Party with your choice spot on the Forested Lakeshore. Watch the wheel of the Water Mill go round and round.
by jjgame83 by RedMyst by jjgame83
May 2021
(Set 84)
Afternoon Picnic Dragon's Lair Windmills
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Enjoy an Afternoon Picnic alone or with your pet. Try not to disturb the occupant of the Dragon's Lair. Saddle up and go tilting at Windmills.
by Hermi by gawrone by aspiring_advocate
April 2021
(Set 83)
Among Cattails Cottage Under Construction Elegant Garden
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Admire wetland wildlife Among Cattails. Help out with, or at least supervise, a Cottage Under Construction. Walk the well-manicured paths of an Elegant Garden.
by Kodey by Pandawalker by Vikte
March 2021
(Set 82)
In the Armory Splashing in a Puddle Spring Thaw
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Gear up In the Armory. Enjoy the sequel to the storm by Splashing in a Puddle. Watch winter yield to the Spring Thaw.
by -Tyr- by SuperSaraA by jjgame83
February 2021
(Set 81)
Flying Over a Glacier Heart-Shaped Bubbles Throne Room
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Witness frozen majesty by Flying Over a Glacier. Float cheerfully among Heart-Shaped Bubbles. Grant an audience in your luxurious Throne Room.
by Vikte by tseren by Daikagaru
January 2021
(Set 80)
Hot Spring Icicle Bridge Wintry Castle
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Melt away your worries with a dip in a Hot Spring. Cross the Icicle Bridge with care. Witness a Wintry Castle through the chilly mists.
by gully by Vyllan by jjgame83
December 2020
(Set 79)
Gingerbread House Holiday Hearth Inside an Ornament
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Take in the sights, scents, and (if you dare) flavors of a Gingerbread House. Relax, warm up, and dry off beside a Holiday Hearth. Let your festive cheer shine out from Inside an Ornament.
by gawrone by jjgame83 by gawrone
November 2020
(Set 78)
Mystical Observatory Resting in the Inn River of Lava
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Read your destiny in the stars from a Mystical Observatory. Work from the comfort and safety of your room while Resting in the Inn. Defy convection taking a stroll along a River of Lava.
by gawrone by aspiring_advocate by gawrone
October 2020
(Set 77)
Crescent Moon Haunted Forest Spooky Scarecrow Field
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Do the work of dreams while seated upon a Crescent Moon. Try not to get lost in the Haunted Forest. Prove you're more daring than a bird by braving a Spooky Scarecrow Field.
by gawrone by gawrone by gawrone
September 2020
(Set 76)
Flying Over an Autumn Forest Giant Leaf Herd of Sheep
Background flying over an autumn forest.png Background giant autumn leaf.png Background herding sheep in autumn.png
Take in the brilliant colors below while Flying Over an Autumn Forest. Perch on a Giant Leaf before it falls. Mingle with a Herd of Sheep.
by Daikagaru by Eslyn by Eslyn and sarajea
August 2020
(Set 75)
Camping Out Jungle Canopy Productivity Plaza
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Enjoy the outdoors by Camping Out. Bask in the sweltering splendor of a Jungle Canopy. Take an inspirational stroll through Habit City's Productivity Plaza.
by katieslug by -Tyr- by Alonquain
July 2020
(Set 74)
Beach Cabana Swimming Among Jellyfish Underwater Ruins
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Relax in the shade of a Beach Cabana. Thrill with beauty and danger Swimming Among Jellyfish. Explore Underwater Ruins sunk long ago.
by -Tyr- by Vikte by Vyllan
June 2020
(Set 73)
Relaxation River Salt Lake Viking Ship
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Drift languorously down the Relaxation River. Behold the striking red ripples of a Salt Lake. Set sail for adventure aboard a Viking Ship.
by jjgame83 by gawrone by gawrone
May 2020
(Set 72)
Habit City Rooftops Hot Air Balloon Strawberry Patch
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Leap adventurously between the Rooftops of Habit City. Soar above the landscape in a Hot Air Balloon. Pick fresh treats from a Strawberry Patch.
by OuttaMyMind by Sir_Jetpack by QuartzFox and weeWitch
April 2020
(Set 71)
Animal Clouds Heather Field Rainy Barnyard
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Exercise your imagination finding Animal shapes in the Clouds. Enjoy the aroma of a Field of Heather. Take a soggy splashy stroll through a Rainy Barnyard.
by QuartzFox by gawrone by QuartzFox
March 2020
(Set 70)
Among Giant Flowers Butterfly Garden Succulent Garden
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Dally on and Among Giant Flowers. Party with pollinators in a Butterfly Garden. Take in the arid beauty of a Succulent Garden.
by OuttaMyMind by Mantichore by Vikte
February 2020
(Set 69)
Elegant Ballroom Hall of Heroes Tea Party
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Dance the night away in an Elegant Ballroom. Approach the Hall of Heroes with appreciation and reverence. Partake in a fancy Tea Party.
by astigmatism by Alonquain by gawrone
January 2020
(Set 68)
Birthday Party Snowy Desert Snowglobe
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Celebrate the Birthday Party of your favorite Habitican. Witness the rare and quiet beauty of a Snowy Desert. Shake up a Snowglobe and take your place in a microcosm of a winter landscape.
by nirbhao by gawrone by aspiring_advocate
December 2019
(Set 67)
Holiday Market Holiday Wreath Winter Nocturne
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Find the perfect gifts and decorations at a Holiday Market. Festoon your avatar with a fragrant Holiday Wreath. Bask in the starlight of a Winter Nocturne.
by Vikte by gawrone by Maans
November 2019
(Set 66)
Farmers' Market Tumultuous Thunderstorm Potion Shop
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Shop for the freshest of foods at the Farmers' Market. Chase a Tumultuous Thunderstorm as closely as you dare. Find an elixir for any ailment at a Potion Shop.
by Lt. Cabel by Vikte by aspiring_advocate
October 2019
(Set 65)
Foggy Moor Monster Maker's Workshop Pumpkin Carriage
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Watch your step traversing a Foggy Moor. Experiment with discredited sciences in a Monster Maker's Workshop. Ride in an enchanted Pumpkin Carriage before the clock strikes midnight.
by QuartzFox by Tigergurke by Vikte
September 2019
(Set 64)
Autumn Flower Garden Ancient Tomb Classroom
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Take in the warmth of an Autumn Flower Garden. Brave the mysteries of an Ancient Tomb. Absorb knowledge from your mentors in a Classroom.
by Vikte by Tigergurke by aspiring_advocate
August 2019
(Set 63)
Amid Ancient Ruins Giant Dandelions Treehouse
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Stand in reverence of the mysterious past Amid Ancient Ruins. Dally among Giant Dandelions. Hang out in an arboreal hideaway all to yourself, in your very own Treehouse.
by Vikte by Vikte by Maans
July 2019
(Set 62)
Lake with Floating Lanterns Flying over Tropical Islands Among Giant Anemones
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Stargaze from the festival atmosphere of a Lake with Floating Lanterns. Let the view take your breath away as you Fly over Tropical Islands. Explore reef life, protected from predators Among Giant Anemones.
by Tigergurke by Vikte by Tigergurke
June 2019
(Set 61)
School of Fish Seaside Cliffs Underwater Vents
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Swim among a School of Fish. Stand on a beach with the beauty of Seaside Cliffs above. Take a deep dive down, down to the Underwater Vents.
by TheMushroomKing by Tyche_Alba by Manostion
May 2019
(Set 60)
Dojo Park with Statue Rainbow Meadow
Background dojo.png Background park with statue.png Background rainbow meadow.png
Learn new moves in a Dojo. Follow a flower-lined path through a Park with a Statue. Find the pot of gold where a Rainbow ends in a Meadow.
by AnnDeLune by GeraldThePixel and Reesachan by QuartzFox
April 2019
(Set 59)
Halfling's House Blossoming Desert Birch Forest
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Visit a charming Halfling's House. Witness a rare superbloom in the Blossoming Desert. Dally in a peaceful Birch Forest.
by Vikte by Vikte by Vikte
March 2019
(Set 58)
Duck Pond Field with Colored Eggs Flower Market
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Feed aquatic birds at the Duck Pond. Hunt for springtime treasure in a Field with Colored Eggs. Find the perfect colors for bouquet or garden in a Flower Market.
by Vikte by gawrone by astigmatism
February 2019
(Set 57)
Medieval Kitchen Old-Fashioned Bakery Valentine's Day Feasting Hall
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Cook up a storm in a Medieval Kitchen. Enjoy delicious smells outside an Old-Fashioned Bakery. Feel the love in a Valentine's Day Feasting Hall.
by NekoAtsumeLARPer by Marmarru by aspiring_advocate and GeraldThePixel
January 2019
(Set 56)
Avalanche Archaeological Dig Scribe's Workshop
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Flee the thundering might of an Avalanche. Unearth secrets of the ancient past at an Archaeological Dig. Write your next great scroll in a Scribe's Workshop.
by Lt. Cabel by KusSv by Snowchu
December 2018
(Set 55)
Snowy Mountains Frosty Forest Snowy Day Fireplace
Background flying over snowy mountains.png Background frosty forest.png Background snowy day fireplace.png
Soar over Snowy Mountains at night. Bundle up to hike through a Frosty Forest. Snuggle up next to a Fireplace on a Snowy Day.
by Wykedcrafty and Vikte by Vikte by Vikte
November 2018
(Set 54)
Back Alley Glowing Mushroom Cave Cozy Bedroom
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Look shady loitering in a Back Alley. Stare in awe at a Glowing Mushroom Cave. Curl up in a Cozy Bedroom.
by FirozTaverbi by Leephon by GeraldThePixel and ghostlight_gal
October 2018
(Set 53)
Bayou Creepy Castle Dungeon
Background bayou.png Background creepy castle.png Background dungeon.png
Bask in the fireflies' glow on the misty Bayou. Dare to approach a Creepy Castle. Rescue the prisoners of a spooky Dungeon.
by NekoAtsumeLARPer by gully by Shred
September 2018
(Set 52)
Apple Picking Giant Book Cozy Barn
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Go Apple Picking and bring home a bushel. Read as you walk through the pages of a Giant Book. Relax with your pets and mounts in their Cozy Barn.
by virrcat by Maans by GeraldThePixel
August 2018
(Set 51)
Training Grounds Rocky Canyon Bridge
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Spar on the Training Grounds. Look down into a breathtaking scene as you fly over a Rocky Canyon. Cross a charming Bridge.
by Irrevenant by DialFforFunky by Lalaitha
July 2018
(Set 50)
Dark Deep City of Dilatory Tide Pool
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Swim in the Dark Deep among bioluminescent critters. Meander through the undersea City of Dilatory. Observe the ocean life near a Tide Pool.
by Great and Powerful by Irrevenant by Gully
June 2018
(Set 49)
Docks Rowboat Pirate Flag
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Fish from atop the Docks. Sing rounds in a Rowboat. Fly a fearsome Pirate Flag.
by CarolinaAsh by AnnDeLune by MiguelDavid
May 2018
(Set 48)
Champions' Colosseum Fantastical Shoe Store Terraced Rice Field
Background champions colosseum.png Background fantastical shoe store.png Background terraced rice field.png
Bask in the glory of the Champions' Colosseum. Look for fun new footwear in the Fantastical Shoe Store. Enjoy a Terraced Rice Field in the growing season.
by Katy133 by confusus by TheMushroomKing and khdarkwolf
April 2018
(Set 47)
Ancient Forest Field of Wildflowers Tulip Garden
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Fly over the canopy of an Ancient Forest. Soar above a Field of Wildflowers. Tiptoe through a Tulip Garden.
by Vikte by virrcat by Vikte
March 2018
(Set 46)
Driving a Coach Elegant Balcony Gorgeous Greenhouse
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Enjoy Driving a Coach past fields of flowers. Look out over the landscape from an Elegant Balcony. Walk among the flora kept in a Gorgeous Greenhouse.
by Nummycakes and Reesachan by AnnDeLune by DialFforFunky
February 2018
(Set 45)
Chessboard Land Magical Museum Rose Garden
Background chessboard land.png Background magical museum.png Background rose garden.png
Play a game in Chessboard Land. Tour a Magical Museum. Dally in a fragrant Rose Garden.
by AnnDeLune by Katy133 by weeWitch
January 2018
(Set 44)
Aurora Sleigh Icy Steppes
Background aurora.png Background driving a sleigh.png Background flying over icy steppes.png
Bask in the wintry glow of an Aurora. Drive a Sleigh over snow-covered fields. Fly over Icy Steppes.
by weeWitch by Nummycakes and beffymaroo by p-denissa
December 2017
(Set 43)
Cross-Country Ski Trail Starry Winter Night Toymaker's Workshop
Background crosscountry ski trail.png Background starry winter night.png Background toymakers workshop.png
Glide along a Cross-Country Ski Trail. Admire a Starry Winter Night. Bask in the wonder of a Toymaker's Workshop.
by Hachiseiko by AnnDeLune by CitrineSun
November 2017
(Set 42)
Fiber Arts Room Midnight Castle Tornado
Background fiber arts room.png Background midnight castle.png Background tornado.png
Spin thread in a Fiber Arts Room. Stroll by the Midnight Castle. Fly through a Tornado.
by Katy133 by AnnDeLune by Katy133
October 2017
(Set 41)
Magical Candles Spooky Hotel Tar Pits
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Bask in the glow of Magical Candles. Sneak down the hall of a Spooky Hotel. Tiptoe through the Tar Pits.
by Vampitch by Reesachan by NekoAtsumeLARPer
September 2017
(Set 40)
Beside a Well Garden Shed Pixelist's Workshop
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Stroll Beside a Well. Work in a Garden Shed. Create masterpieces in the Pixelist's Workshop.
by CitrineSun by GeraldThePixel by unicornbread
August 2017
(Set 39)
Back of a Giant Beast Desert Dunes Summer Fireworks
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Ride on the Back of a Giant Beast. Boldly explore the Desert Dunes. Celebrate Habitica's Naming Day with Summer Fireworks!
by khdarkwolf by ystockings by thegrimsqueaker
July 2017
(Set 38)
Giant Seashell Kelp Forest Midnight Lake
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Lounge in a Giant Seashell. Swim through a Kelp Forest. Rest by a Midnight Lake.
by LilithofAlfheim by Reesachan by Manostion
June 2017
(Set 37)
Buried Treasure Ocean Sunrise Sandcastle
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Unearth Buried Treasure. Admire an Ocean Sunrise. Rule over a Sandcastle.
by Reesachan by CitrineSun by traverpatri
May 2017
(Set 36)
Guardian Statues Habit City Streets On a Tree Branch
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Stand vigil in front of Guardian Statues. Explore the Streets of Habit City. Perch On a Tree Branch.
by Katy133 by astigmatism by usnbfs
April 2017
(Set 35)
Bug-Covered Log Giant Birdhouse Mist-Shrouded Mountain
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Investigate a Bug-Covered Log. Perch in a Giant Birdhouse. Summit a Mist-Shrouded Mountain.
by Katy133 by James_Danger by CarolinaAsh
March 2017
(Set 34)
Magic Beanstalk Meandering Cave Mistiflying Circus
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Ascend a Magic Beanstalk. Explore the Meandering Cave. Carouse in the Mistiflying Circus.
by Witticaster by KusSv by Stefalupagus
February 2017
(Set 33)
Bell Tower Treasure Room Wedding Arch
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Climb to the Bell Tower. Bask in the wealth of a Treasure Room. Pose under the Wedding Arch.
by CitrineSun by Twitching by Twitching
January 2017
(Set 32)
Blizzard Sparkling Snowflake Stoïkalm Volcanoes
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Brave a fierce Blizzard. Glide on a Sparkling Snowflake. Explore the Stoïkalm Volcanoes.
by KusSv by Katy133 by Alonquain
December 2016
(Set 31)
Shimmering Ice Prisms Winter Fireworks Winter Shop
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Dance through the Shimmering Ice Prisms. Set off Winter Fireworks. Purchase presents from a Winter Shop.
by LilithofAlfheim by KusSv by FirozTaverbi
November 2016
(Set 30)
Midnight Clouds Stormy Rooftops Windy Autumn
Background midnight clouds.png Background stormy rooftops.png Background windy autumn.png
Fly through the Midnight Clouds. Creep across Stormy Rooftops. Chase leaves during a Windy Autumn.
by KusSv by FirozTaverbi by Laurelei Kirsch
October 2016
(Set 29)
Rainy City Spider Web Strange Sewers
Background rainy city.png Background spider web.png Background strange sewers.png
Splash through a Rainy City. Get snagged in a Spider Web. Slither through the Strange Sewers.
by DialFforFunky by KusSv by Kiwibot
Spider Web can be hidden with the Phobia Protection Extension. The entire avatar will be hidden.
September 2016
(Set 28)
Cornfields Farmhouse Orchard
Background cornfields.png Background farmhouse.png Background orchard.png
Enjoy a beautiful day out in the Cornfields. Say hello to the animals on your way to the Farmhouse. Pick ripe fruit in an Orchard.
by felipetotoro by James_Danger by felipetotoro
August 2016
(Set 27)
Idyllic Cabin Mountain Pyramid Stormy Ship
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Retreat to an Idyllic Cabin. Climb the many steps of a Mountain Pyramid. Hold steady against wind and wave aboard a Stormy Ship.
by KusSv by minac by JInjooHat
July 2016
(Set 26)
Aquarium Castle of Dilatory Deep Sea
Background aquarium.png Background dilatory castle.png Background deep sea.png
Bob in an Aquarium. Swim past the Castle of Dilatory. Dive to the Deep Sea.
by JessicaChase by DialFforFunky by JessicaChase
June 2016
(Set 25)
Lighthouse Shore Lilypad Waterfall Rock
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Stroll down the Lighthouse Shore. Hop on a Lilypad. Splash on a Waterfall Rock.
by Shellcollector by Witticaster by KusSv
May 2016
(Set 24)
Beehive Gazebo Tree Roots
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Buzz and dance in a Beehive. Battle a Gazebo. Explore the Tree Roots.
by James_Danger by DialFforFunky by DialFforFunky
April 2016
(Set 23)
Archery Range Giant Flowers End of the Rainbow
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Practice on the Archery Range. Frolic atop Giant Flowers. Discover gold at the End of the Rainbow.
by Sunstroke by painterprophet by UncommonCriminal
March 2016
(Set 22)
Deep Mine Rainforest Circle of Stones
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Find precious metals in a Deep Mine. Venture into a Rainforest. Cast spells in a Circle of Stones.
by James_Danger by UncommonCriminal by McCoyly
February 2016
(Set 21)
Bamboo Forest Cozy Library Grand Staircase
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Stroll through the Bamboo Forest. Read in the Cozy Library. Stride down the Grand Staircase.
by Pocketmole by UncommonCriminal by UncommonCriminal
January 2016
(Set 20)
Frozen Lake Snowman Army Winter Night
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Skate on a Frozen Lake. Lead a Snowman Army. Look at the stars of a Winter Night.
by featherlight by louiselouise by nonight
December 2015
(Set 19)
Alpine Slopes Snowy Sunrise Winter Town
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Ski on the Alpine Slopes. Gaze at the Snowy Sunrise. Bustle through a Winter Town.
by Karithina by InspectorCaracal by Midori88
November 2015
(Set 18)
Floating Islands Night Dunes Sunset Oasis
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Hop across the Floating Islands. Walk peacefully through the Night Dunes. Bask in the Sunset Oasis.
by Ghosty by Kiwibot by Sooz
October 2015
(Set 17)
Harvest Moon Slimy Swamp Swarming Darkness
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Cackle under the Harvest Moon. Slog through a Slimy Swamp. Shiver in the Swarming Darkness.
by Draayder by Midori88 by Leephon
September 2015
(Set 16)
Habitica Market Habitica Stable Habitica Tavern
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Shop in the Habitica Market. Tend mounts in the Habitica Stable. Visit the Habitica Tavern.
by UncommonCriminal by UncommonCriminal by Bambin
August 2015
(Set 15)
Pyramids Sunset Savannah Twinkly Party Lights
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Admire the Pyramids. Stalk across the Sunset Savannah. Dance under Twinkly Party Lights!
by minac by Bambin by RosieSully
July 2015
(Set 14)
Ruins of Dilatory Giant Wave Sunken Ship
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Dive to the Ruins of Dilatory. Surf a Giant Wave! Explore a Sunken Ship.
by Twitching by minac by MimiAlves
June 2015
(Set 13)
Drifting Raft Shimmery Bubbles Island Waterfalls
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Paddle a Drifting Raft. Float through a sea of Shimmery Bubbles. Picnic near Island Waterfalls.
by TetoIsGreat by beffymaroo by UncommonCriminal
May 2015
(Set 12)
Marble Temple Mountain Lake Pagodas
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Pose in front of a Marble Temple. Dip your toes in a Mountain Lake. Climb to the top of Pagodas.
by painterprophet by hazel_ by TetoIsGreat
April 2015
(Set 11)
Cherry Trees Flowering Meadow Gumdrop Land
Background cherry trees.png Background floral meadow.png Background gumdrop land.png
Admire the Cherry Trees in blossom. Picnic in a Flowering Meadow. Nibble the scenery of Gumdrop Land.
by kmcallah by Rattify by painterprophet
March 2015
(Set 10)
Spring Rain Stained Glass Rolling Hills
Background spring rain.png Background stained glass.png Background rolling hills.png
Dance in the Spring Rain. Admire some Stained Glass. Frolic through the Rolling Hills.
by Sunstroke by Kiwibot by UncommonCriminal
February 2015
(Set 9)
Blacksmithy Crystal Cave Distant Castle
Background blacksmithy.png Background crystal cave.png Background distant castle.png
Labor in the Blacksmithy. Explore a Crystal Cave. Defend a Distant Castle.
by Twitching by Holseties by Bambin
January 2015
(Set 8)
Ice Cave Frigid Peak Snowy Pines
Background ice cave.png Background frigid peak.png Background snowy pines.png
Descend into an Ice Cave. Summit a Frigid Peak. Shelter amid Snowy Pines.
by Rattify by Kiwibot by Sunstroke
December 2014
(Set 7)
Iceberg Winter Twinkly Lights South Pole
Background iceberg.png Background twinkly lights.png Background south pole.png
Drift upon an Iceberg. Stroll between trees bedecked in festive lights. Visit the icy South Pole.
by Holseties by RosieSully by McCoyly
November 2014
(Set 6)
Harvest Feast Sunset Meadow Starry Skies
Background harvest feast.png Background sunset meadow.png Background starry skies.png
Enjoy a Harvest Feast. Admire a Sunset Meadow. Gaze at the Starry Skies.
by Kiwibot by Holseties by Draayder
October 2014
(Set 5)
Graveyard Haunted House Pumpkin Patch
Background graveyard.png Background haunted house.png Background pumpkin patch.png
Visit a Creepy Graveyard. Sneak through a Haunted House. Carve jack-o-lanterns in a Pumpkin Patch.
by Kiwibot by Sooz by afiregender
September 2014
(Set 4)
Thunderstorm Autumn Forest Harvest Fields
Background thunderstorm.png Background autumn forest.png Background harvest fields.png
Conduct lightning in a Thunderstorm. Stroll through an Autumn Forest. Cultivate your Harvest Fields.
by UncommonCriminal by krajzega by UncommonCriminal
August 2014
(Set 3)
Volcano Clouds Dusty Canyon
Background volcano.png Background clouds.png Background dusty canyons.png
Heat up inside a Volcano. Soar through the Clouds. Wander through a Dusty Canyon.
by Draayder by Kiwibot by Kiwibot
July 2014
(Set 2)
Open Waters Coral Reef Seafarer Ship
Background open waters.png Background coral reef.png Background seafarer ship.png
Enjoy the open waters. Swim in a coral reef. Sail aboard a Seafarer Ship.
by Breadstrings by Draayder by Batsukaman
June 2014
(Set 1)
Beach Fairy Ring Forest
Background beach.png Background fairy ring.png Background forest.png
Lounge upon a warm beach. Dance in a fairy ring. Stroll through a summer forest.
by artemie by Draayder by InspectorCaracal

Time Travelers[]

The following purchasable backgrounds (with their release dates, titles, artists, and descriptions) are available in the Time Travelers shop. These special backgrounds cost 1 Mystic Hourglass each, rather than the usual gems cost of the above backgrounds.

Steampunk Backgrounds
January 21, 2020
Airship Clock Tower Steamworks
Background airship.gif Background clocktower.gif Background steamworks.gif
Become a sky sailor on board your very own Airship. Situate your secret lair behind the face of a Clock Tower. Build mighty contraptions of vapor and steel in a Steamworks.
by gawrone and beffymaroo by An4ous and beffymaroo by An4ous and beffymaroo

Tiling Backgrounds[]

Some of the backgrounds will "tile", meaning that if two or more adjacent party members are using the same background, the touching edges of the backgrounds will match:

Example of a party page showing tiling backgrounds

The tiling backgrounds are:

Cryptic Candles October 2021
(Set 89)
Background tiling cryptic candles.png
Undead Hands October 2021
(Set 89)
Background tiling undead hands.png
Autumn Poplar Forest September 2021
(Set 88)
Background tiling autumn poplars.png
Vineyard September 2021
(Set 88)
Background tiling vineyard.png
Misty Forest August 2021
(Set 87)
Background tiling daytime misty forest.png
Raging River July 2021
(Set 86)
Background tiling raging river.png
Clothesline June 2021
(Set 85)
Background tiling clothesline.png
Dragon's Lair May 2021
(Set 84)
Background tiling dragons lair.png
Elegant Garden April 2021
(Set 83)
Background tiling elegant garden.png
Spring Thaw March 2021
(Set 82)
Background tiling spring thaw.png
Gingerbread House December 2020
(Set 79)
Background tiling gingerbread house.png
Holiday Hearth December 2020
(Set 79)
Background tiling holiday hearth.png
Mystical Observatory November 2020
(Set 78)
Background tiling mystical observatory.png
Animal Clouds April 2020
(Set 71)
Background tiling animal clouds.png
Butterfly Garden March 2020
(Set 70)
Background tiling butterfly garden.png
Elegant Ballroom February 2020
(Set 69)
Background tiling elegant ballroom.png
Snowy Desert January 2020
(Set 68)
Background tiling desert with snow.png
Flying over Tropical Islands July 2019
(Set 62)
Background tiling flying over tropical islands.png
Blossoming Desert April 2019
(Set 59)
Background tiling blossoming desert.png
Field with Colored Eggs March 2019
(Set 58)
Background tiling field with colored eggs.png
Old-Fashioned Bakery February 2019
(Set 57)
Background tiling old fashioned bakery.png
Bayou October 2018
(Set 53)
Background tiling bayou.png
Docks June 2018
(Set 49)
Background tiling at the docks.png
Ancient Forest April 2018
(Set 47)
Background tiling flying over an ancient forest.png
Elegant Balcony March 2018
(Set 46)
Background tiling elegant balcony.png
Chessboard Land February 2018
(Set 45)
Background tiling chessboard land.png
Starry Winter Night December 2017
(Set 43)
Background tiling starry winter night.png
Spooky Hotel October 2017
(Set 41)
Background tiling spooky hotel.png
Desert Dunes August 2017
(Set 39)
Background tiling desert dunes.png
Giant Seashell July 2017
(Set 38)
Background tiling giant seashell.png
Guardian Statues May 2017
(Set 36)
Background tiling guardian statues.png
Bell Tower February 2017
(Set 33)
Background tiling bell tower.png
Strange Sewers October 2016
(Set 29)
Background tiling strange sewers.png
Rainforest March 2016
(Set 22)
Background tiling rainforest.png
Slimy Swamp October 2015
(Set 17)
Background tiling slimy swamp.png
Swarming Darkness October 2015
(Set 17)
Background tiling swarming darkness.png
Habitica Market September 2015
(Set 16)
Background tiling market.png
Habitica Tavern September 2015
(Set 16)
Background tiling tavern.png
Sunset Savannah August 2015
(Set 15)
Background tiling sunset savannah.png
Twinkly Party Lights August 2015
(Set 15)
Background tiling twinkly party lights.png
Island Waterfalls June 2015
(Set 13)
Background tiling island waterfalls.png
Marble Temple May 2015
(Set 12)
Background tiling marble temple.png
Mountain Lake May 2015
(Set 12)
Background tiling mountain lake.png
Pagodas May 2015
(Set 12)
Background tiling pagodas.png
Rolling Hills March 2015
(Set 10)
Background tiling rolling hills.png
Ice Cave January 2015
(Set 8)
Background tiling ice cave.png
Winter Twinkly Lights December 2014
(Set 7)
Background tiling twinkly lights.png
Harvest Feast November 2014
(Set 6)
Background tiling harvest feast.png
Thunderstorm September 2014
(Set 4)
Background tiling thunderstorm.png
Open Waters July 2014
(Set 2)
Background tiling open waters.png
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