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Your Life, The Role Playing Game

Welcome

 
Learn how to play Habitica, an open-source habit building program that treats your life like a Role Playing Game. This wiki is written and maintained by the players of Habitica. Please join us!
The wiki is also available in other languages: Dansk, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, 日本語, Nederlands, Polski, Português Brasileiro, Русский, Türkçe, 中文 (简体 & 繁體).


Getting Started

 
After you finish Justin the Guide's Tour and delete the sample tasks, you can begin your Habitica adventure in three simple steps.

Step 1: Enter Tasks

First, enter a few tasks. You can add more later as you think of them.

1a. Set up To-Dos
Enter tasks you do once or rarely in the To-Dos column, one at a time. You can click the pencil to edit them and add checklists, due dates, and more!
1b. Set up Dailies
Enter activities you need to do daily or on a particular day of the week in the Dailies column. Click the item's pencil icon to 'edit' the day(s) of the week it will be due. You can also make it due on a repeating basis, for example, every 3 days.
1c. Set up Habits
Enter habits you want to establish in the Habits column. You can edit the Habit to change it to just a good habit (+) or a bad habit (-).
1d. Set up Rewards
In addition to the in-game Rewards offered, add activities or treats which you want to use as a motivation to the Rewards column. It's important to give yourself a break or allow some indulgence in moderation!

Bonus: If you need inspiration on which tasks to add, see the Sample Habits, Sample Dailies, Sample To-Dos, and Sample Rewards pages.


Step 2: Gain Points by Doing Things in Real Life

Now, start tackling your goals from the list! As you complete tasks and check them off in Habitica, you will gain Experience, which helps you level up, and Gold, which allows you to purchase Rewards. If you fall into bad habits or miss your Dailies, you will lose Health. In that way, the Habitica Experience and Health bars serve as a fun indicator of your progress toward your goals. You'll start seeing your real life improve as your character advances in the game.


Step 3: Customize and Explore Habitica

Once you're familiar with the basics, you can get even more out of Habitica with these nifty features:

  • Organize your tasks with tags (edit a task to add them).
  • Customize your avatar under User Icon.
  • Buy your equipment under Rewards and change it under Inventory > Equipment.
  • Connect with other users via the Tavern.
  • Starting at Level 3, hatch pets by collecting eggs and hatching potions. Feed them to create mounts.
  • Form a party with your friends under Party to stay accountable and earn a Quest scroll.
  • At level 10: Choose a particular class and then use class-specific skills (levels 11 to 14).
  • Defeat monsters and collect objects on quests (you will be given a quest when you join and at various levels).


Featured Wiki Resources

 



FAQ

 
Have questions? Check out the FAQs (simpler) (more in-depth). If your question isn't mentioned there, you can ask for further help in the Habitica Help guild.


Guild/Party Pages

 
Want people to know more about your guild or party? Feel like it needs its own wiki page? Well we have a place for that! Head over to The Armory to create a page in honor of your guild or party.


News

 

8/20/2019

HABITICA ENAMEL PIN KICKSTARTER!

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Our Kickstarter launches today!

Hello adventurers! The Habitica team is excited to announce a new way you can bring RPG magic into your daily life. We’re launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund enamel pins with the insignia of our four playable classes! If our funding goal is met, backers will get the pin(s) of their choice, a special profile badge and, depending on the funding tier you choose, you can get exclusive animated in-game items. The campaign ends on September 10, so be sure to take a peek soon!

We’re excited to bring you these new ways to show your Habitica pride. Thank you all so much for all your support and for just being a part of our community.

by the Habitica Team


8/15/2019

WORLDCON HABITICA MEETUP AND BLOG POST ON ROGUES

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Habitica Meetup at Worldcon!

shanaqui and Dewines will be representing Habitica at Worldcon this year. If you’d like to meet them along with other fellow Habiticans, join us at the Habitica Worldcon Meetup! They'll be handing out promo codes for the special Unconventional Armor set and Habitica stickers (note quantities may be limited). Look for shanaqui's Habitica t-shirt!

You can find the meetup on Saturday, August 17, at ground floor foyer of Convention Centre Dublin from 5:00-6:00 PM local time! Can’t wait to meet you :)

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Blog Post: Rogue

This month's featured Wiki article is about the Rogue class! We hope that it will help you as you choose the best class for your Habitica play style. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards


8/13/2019

NEW MAGIC HATCHING POTION QUEST! AND SOMETHING SPECIAL ON THE WAY...

Something Special is on the Way!

Have you been looking to add more Habitican magic to your IRL world? Something exciting is coming to help you do just that! Keep your eyes peeled for a special announcement from Bailey soon!

by the Habitica Team

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New Magic Hatching Potion Quest!

Where there's Bronze, there must be Silver... right? Get the latest Magic Hatching Potion quest, "The Silver Solution," and collect Silver Ingots and Runes to earn Silver Magic Hatching Potions by completing your real-life tasks!

by Beffymaroo, Edge, gawrone, QuartzFox, starsystemic, WillowTheWitty, and SabreCat


8/6/2019

DISCOUNTED PET QUEST BUNDLE: FARM FRIENDS

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If you are looking to add critters from the barnyard to your Habitica stable, you're in luck! From now until August 30, you can purchase the Farm Friends Pet Quest Bundle and receive the Sheep, Cow, and Horse quests, all for only 7 Gems! That's a discount of 5 Gems from the price of purchasing them separately. Check it out in the Quest Shop today!

by Lemoness and SabreCat
Writing by schizelle, VikingRunner, Salambander, Leephon, and Lemoness
Art by UncommonCriminal, Soloana, fuzzytrees, Feralem Tau, Eevachu, Beffymaroo, JessicaChase, starsystemic, nonight, Misceo and Tocath


8/6/2019

BACK-TO-SCHOOL CHALLENGE, NEW BACKGROUNDS, AND NEW ARMOIRE ITEMS

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Official Challenge: Back-to-School Preparation

The school year is looming large for many scholarly Habiticans, so we've prepared a special Back-to-School Challenge to help with the transition between summer and semester. Check it out now for a chance to win: five lucky winners will get a badge for their profile and their choice of a gift subscription or Gems!

by Beffymaroo

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August Backgrounds and Armoire Items!

We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can dally among Giant Dandelions, explore mysterious Ancient Ruins, and relax in a woodsy Tree House. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including the Detective Set. Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by Vikte, Tigergurke, Maans, QuartzFox, GeraldThePixel, and Izel


8/1/2019

HABITICA OFFICIAL CHALLENGES AND BEHIND-THE-SCENES BLOG POST

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August 2019 Resolution Success Challenge and New Take This Challenge

The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as the year progresses. For this month's Challenge, Count your Treasure, we're focusing on the importance of rewards! It has a 15 Gem prize, which will be awarded to five lucky winners on September 2.

Congratulations to the winners of July's Challenge, papachops, Krilae, mmlado, archalyus, and Roisinn!

The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "Enter Sandman!", with a focus on sleep hygiene. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "Rolling a Natural 1!": grand prize winner lemoneater, and runners-up @renan-eccel, @moments_1d, @Rynna, Krzysiek, and Iverina Falchion! Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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Behind the Scenes: How the Habitica Logo (and Melior) Came to Be

There's a new Behind the Scenes post on the Habitica Blog! Redphoenix shares the story of Habitica's purple gryphon logo and our beloved mascot Melior! Check it out to learn some fun Habitican history.

by redphoenix


July 2019

7/31/19

HABITICA NAMING DAY! AND LAST CHANCE FOR SUMMER LIMITED ITEMS

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Habitica Naming Day!

Happy Habitica Naming Day! In honor of the day when we changed the name of the app from HabitRPG to Habitica, we've given everyone an achievement, as well as some delicious cake for your pets and mounts. Everyone has also received Royal Purple Gryphon rewards! Depending on how many Naming Days you've celebrated with us, you've received Melior (a Purple Gryphon mount), his little sister Meliora (a Purple Gryphon pet), a Purple Gryphon Helm, or the Purple Gryphon Wing Cloak!

Thanks for being a Habitica user -- you all mean so much to us. We hope that you enjoy your presents!

by Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and Baconsaur

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Last Chance for Beach Buddy Set

Reminder: this is the final day to subscribe and receive the three-piece Beach Buddy Set! Subscribing also lets you buy Gems for Gold. The longer your subscription, the more Gems you get!

Thanks so much for your support! You help keep Habitica running.

by Beffymaroo

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Last Chance for Summer Splash Items and Hatching Potions

This is also your last chance to get all Summer Splash goodies before they vanish at the end of July 31st! This includes Limited-Edition Outfits, Seasonal Shop purchases, Seasonal Edition Skins, and yes, even Watery and Glass Hatching Potions. Grab them all while you still can!

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Last Chance for Splashy Pals Pet Quest Bundle

This is also the final day to buy the discounted Splashy Pals Pet Quest Bundle, featuring the Seahorse, Sea Turtle, and Whale quests all for seven gems! Be sure to catch it in the Quest Shop before it swims away!

by Lemoness and SabreCat
Writing by Calae, Ginger_Hanna, and Lemoness
Art by McCoyly, krazjega, UncommonCriminal, zoebeagle, Kiwibot, JessicaChase, Scarabsi, and JaizakArpaik


7/25/2019

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JULY SUBSCRIBER ITEMS AND HABITICA BLOG POSTS

July Subscriber Items Revealed!

The July Subscriber Items have been revealed: the extra-special 3-piece Beach Buddy Item Set! You only have until July 31 to receive the item set when you subscribe.

If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site or app and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy Gems for Gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more Gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Beffymaroo

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Blog Posts: Healer

This month's featured Wiki article and Use Case Spotlight are about the Healer Class! We hope that they will help you as you choose the best class for your Habitica play style. Be sure to check them out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

Plus, we're collecting user submissions for the next spotlight! We want to hear your best tricks and strategies for playing the Rogue class to its full advantage. We’ll be featuring player-submitted examples in Use Case Spotlights on the Habitica Blog next month, so post your suggestions in the Use Case Spotlight Guild now. We look forward to learning more about how you use Habitica to improve your life and get things done!

by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards

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Guild Spotlight: More New and Notable Guilds!

There's a new Guild Spotlight on the blog that highlights more of the upcoming Guilds in Habitica dedicated to a variety of topics! Check it out now to find some of Habitica's best new communities.

by shanaqui


7/17/2019

GUILD AND PARTIES ISSUE, FREE CAKE, AND SPLASHY PALS BUNDLE

Issue Affecting Guilds, Parties, and Quests, Plus Cake on Us!

Hello Habiticans! Our apologies regarding the outage affecting access to the Tavern, Guilds, and Parties that occurred yesterday. For those who may have had issues with their current Quest, we've granted quest owners a new copy of their Quest scroll and four gems to purchase a Quest or item of your choice. If you have any concerns or if there are any lingering issues with your Guild, Party, or Quest, please contact us at admin@habitica.com and our small team will be happy to fix you up as soon as possible!

Thanks for your understanding and support! We always feel lucky to have such a wonderful community. :) To thank you all for your patience, we've given everyone delicious cake for their pets!

by The Habitica Team <3

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Discounted Pet Quest Bundle: Splashy Pals!

If you are looking to add some water-loving pets to your Habitica stable, you're in luck! From now until July 31, you can purchase the Splashy Pals Pet Quest Bundle and receive the Seahorse, Turtle, and Whale quests, all for only 7 Gems! That's a discount of 5 Gems from the price of purchasing them separately. Check it out in the Quest Shop today!

by Lemoness and UncommonCriminal
Writing by Calae, Ginger_Hanna and Lemoness
Art by McCoyly, krazjega, UncommonCriminal, zoebeagle, Kiwibot, JessicaChase, Scarabsi and JaizakArpaik


7/2/2019

SPLASHY SKINS, BACKGROUNDS, ARMOIRE ITEMS, AND BLOG POST

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Splashy Skins

The Seasonal Edition Splashy Skins are back! You can complete your summer avatar look with Clownfish, Deep Ocean, Tropical Water, Mergold, Mergreen, Merblue, Merruby, and Shark Skins.

This Seasonal Edition customization set will only be available to purchase until July 31st, after which they'll be gone until next year, so be sure to swoop them up now! You can find them in User>Edit Avatar!

by Lemoness and UncommonCriminal

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July Backgrounds and Armoire Items

We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can enjoy the view while Flying Over Tropical Islands, explore reef life Among Giant Anemones, and stargaze on a Lake with Floating Lanterns. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including the Astronomer Mage set. Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by Tashus, Tigergurke, Vikte, QuartzFox, Gully, Swazzy, and SabreCat

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Blog Post: Warrior

This month's featured Wiki article is about the Warrior class! We hope that it will help you as you explore the advantages of each class. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

by by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards


7/1/2019

LAST CHANCE FOR JUNE ITEMS; NEW OFFICIAL CHALLENGES

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Last Chance for Kindly Koi Set

Reminder: tomorrow is the last day you can subscribe and receive the Kindly Koi Set! Subscribing also lets you buy Gems with Gold. The longer your subscription, the more Gems you get!

Thanks so much for your support! You help keep Habitica running.

by Beffymaroo

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Last Chance for Oddballs Pet Quest Bundle

Tomorrow is also the last day to buy the discounted Oddballs Pet Quest Bundle, featuring the Rock, Yarn, and Marshmallow Slime quests all for seven gems! Be sure to snag it before it rolls away from the Quest Shop!

Writing by Bartelmy, Faelwyn the Rising Phoenix, Theothermeme, Bethany Woll, itokro, and Lemoness
Art by PainterProphet, Pfeffernusse, Zorelya, intune, starsystemic, Leephon, Arcosine, stefalupagus, Hachiseiko, TheMushroomKing, khdarkwolf, Vampitch, JinjooHat, UncommonCriminal, Oranges, Darkly, overomega, celticdragon, and Shaner

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July 2019 Resolution Success Challenge and New Take This Challenge

The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as the year progresses. For this month's Challenge, Convene Your Companions, we're focusing on building accountability with your friends in Habitica's social spaces! It has a 15 Gem prize, which will be awarded to five lucky winners on August 1.

Congratulations to the winners of June's Challenge, whisperingwraith, katie9, Mavro_Asteri, Chasquared, and Taichi1!

The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "Rolling a Natural 1!", with a focus on coping with adversity. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "You've Got a Friend in Me!": grand prize winner 13_phoenix, and runners-up rpelepei, Khaamo, kikithegecko, calankh, and augustgreatsword! Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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June 2019

6/25/2019

SEAFOAM AND NEW SUBSCRIBER ITEMS

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Seafoam

Throw some Seafoam at your friends and they will turn into a cheerful sea star until their next cron! You can buy the Seafoam in the Seasonal Shop for 15 Gold until the Gala ends on July 31. Plus, if you get splashed by Seafoam, you'll receive the Aquatic Friends badge!

Don't want to be a sea star? Just buy some Sand from your Rewards column to reverse it.

by Lemoness

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New Subscriber Item Set Revealed

The June Subscriber Item Set has been revealed: the Kindly Koi Item Set! You only have until July 31 to receive the item set when you subscribe. If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy Gems with Gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more Gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Beffymaroo


6/20/2019

NEW AND RETURNING HATCHING POTIONS, USE CASE SPOTLIGHT, AND GUILD SPOTLIGHT

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Watery and Glass Hatching Potions

There's a new pet breed in town! Check out the brand-new Watery Potions and the return of Glass Potions. You can get them in the Market and use them to hatch any standard pet egg. (Magic Hatching Potions do not work on Quest Pet eggs.) Magic Hatching Potion Pets aren't picky, so they'll happily eat any kind of food that you feed them!

These potions will be available until the Summer Splash Gala ends on July 31. After they're gone, it will be at least a year before the Watery or Glass Hatching Potions are available again, so be sure to get them now!

by Mako, Willow the Witty, Persephone, and SabreCat

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Use Case Spotlight: The Warrior

This month's Use Case Spotlight is about the Warrior class! It features a number of great suggestions submitted by Habiticans in the Use Case Spotlights Guild. We hope it helps any of you who might be deciding which class is best for your play style.

Plus, we're collecting user submissions for the next spotlight! We want to hear your best tricks and strategies for playing the Healer class to its full advantage. We’ll be featuring player-submitted examples in Use Case Spotlights on the Habitica Blog next month, so post your suggestions in the Use Case Spotlight Guild now. We look forward to learning more about how you use Habitica to improve your life and get things done!

by shanaqui

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Guild Spotlight: More New and Notable Guilds

There's a new Guild Spotlight on the blog that highlights a brand new group of new and upcoming Guilds! Check it out now to find up and coming communities where you can discuss your goals and interests.

by shanaqui


6/18/2019

SUMMER SPLASH BEGINS! CLASS OUTFITS, SEASONAL SHOP, ORCAS, AND NPC DECORATIONS

To escape the summer heat in Habit City, everyone's moved down to the undersea city of Dilatory. The Summer Splash event has begun!

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Summer Class Outfits

From now until July 31st, limited edition outfits are available in the Rewards column. Depending on your class, you can be a Sea Turtle Warrior, Hammerhead Rogue, Conch Healer, or Water Lily Mage! You'd better get productive to earn enough gold before they disappear. Good luck!

by AnnDeLune, gawrone, Vikte, and SabreCat

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Seasonal Shop is Open!

The Seasonal Shop has opened! The Seasonal Sorceress is stocking the seasonal edition versions of previous summer outfits, now available for Gems instead of Gold. Plus, there will be more fun things in the shop as the event progresses. The Seasonal Shop will only be open until July 31st, so don't wait!

by SabreCat, Lemoness, Giu09, JaizakAripaik, Teto Forever, Kai, AnnDeLune, Vampitch, TheDudeAbides, Lalaitha, nonight, tricksy.fox, and Beffymaroo

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Orcas for Everyone!

Dolphins aren't the only animals riding the waves around the city of Dilatory: it looks like some friendly Orcas are swimming into Habiticans' stables! In honor of the Summer Splash event, everyone who didn't already have an Orca gets either the mount or the pet. Enjoy!

by Beffymaroo and UncommonCriminal

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NPC Costumes

Looks like the NPCs are really getting in to the cheery summer mood around the site. Who wouldn't? After all, there's plenty more celebration to come...

by Lemoness


6/11/2019

NEW PET QUEST, NEW ACHIEVEMENTS, AND THE RETURN OF THE ODDBALLS BUNDLE

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New Pet Quest: Dolphin! And New Pet Collection and Pet Quest Achievement Badges

Feeling doubtful about your ability to tackle your tasks? Could be you have dolphin doldrums! Get the latest pet quest, The Dolphin of Doubt, and earn some chipper dolphin pets by completing your real-life tasks.

An important announcement regarding quests: We’ll be adding new types of quests with exciting rewards like Magic Hatching Potions! We’ll also continue releasing Pet Quest Bundles so you can work on completing your collection. However, "The Dolphin of Doubt" is the final pet quest we'll be releasing in the Quest Shop for the forseeable future.

We're also releasing new achievements so you can celebrate your successes in the world of Habitican pet collecting! Now you can earn badges for your profile when you complete certain categories of pet quests and for collecting pets and mounts in the classic pet colors. We're kicking off with: Cover Your Bases and All Your Base for collecting all the classic Base pets and mounts, Just Add Water for completing quests for aquatic pets (including the new Dolphins!), and Mind over Matter for completing all pet quests for (normally) inanimate objects.

If you’ve already completed the required Quests for a newly released achievement, you don’t have to do them all again! Just complete any one of the relevant Quests and the Achievement will unlock.

by Shogirlgeek, mewrose, Aries Faries, khdarkwolf, confusedcicada, Lady Tabletop, OuttaMyMind, and the Habitica Team

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Discounted Pet Quest Bundle: Oddballs!

In celebration of our new pet quest achievements, the Oddballs Pet Quest Bundle is back! From now until June 30, you can purchase it and receive the Rock, Marshmallow Slime, and Yarn quests, all for only 7 Gems! That's a discount of 5 Gems from the price of purchasing them separately. Check it out in the Quest Shop today!

Writing by Bartelmy, Faelwyn the Rising Phoenix, Theothermeme, Bethany Woll, itokro, and Lemoness
Art by PainterProphet, Pfeffernusse, Zorelya, intune, starsystemic, Leephon, Arcosine, stefalupagus, Hachiseiko, TheMushroomKing, khdarkwolf, Vampitch, JinjooHat, UncommonCriminal, Oranges, Darkly, overomega, celticdragon, and Shaner


6/4/2019

JUNE BACKGROUNDS AND ARMOIRE ITEMS!

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We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can take a deep dive to Underwater Vents, swim with a School of Fish, and enjoy the beauty of Seaside Cliffs. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including the Boating Outfit. Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by Tyche Alba, The Mushroom King, Manostion, FolleMente, Katy133, Chimera Liani, and SabreCat


6/3/2019

JUNE 2019 RESOLUTION SUCCESS CHALLENGE AND NEW TAKE THIS CHALLENGE

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The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as the year progresses.

For this month's Challenge, Mark Your Journey, we're reflecting on your achievements since January and looking ahead to the rest of the year! It has a 15 Gem prize, which will be awarded to five lucky winners on July 1st.

Congratulations to the winners of May's Challenge, @CamelliaLynne, @wespe, @bdwilson, @skyflower, and @Mawri!

The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "You've Got a Friend in Me!", with a focus on expressing gratitude to people who improve our lives. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "Organize Your Inventory!": grand prize winner t3h5rC, and runners-up avogad-ro, DrearyDear, BlueSky, Riou, and Keeva! Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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May 2019

5/30/2019

NEW GLASSES OPTION FOR AVATARS AND LAST CHANCE FOR MAY LIMITED-TIME ITEMS

New Glasses Option for Avatars

We have a new set of free avatar customizations available: half-moon glasses! We hope that all you glasses-wearing Habiticans out there will enjoy these new options. You can find them in User>Edit Avatar>Extras.

by Breadstrings and SabreCat

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Last Chance for Dazzling Dragon Set

Reminder: tomorrow is the final day to subscribe and receive the Dazzling Dragon Set! Subscribing also lets you buy Gems with Gold. The longer your subscription, the more Gems you get!

Thanks so much for your support! You help keep Habitica running.

by Beffymaroo

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Last Chance for Sunshine and Floral Hatching Potions

Reminder: tomorrow is the final day to buy Sunshine and Floral Hatching Potions! If they come back, it won't be until next year at the earliest, so don't delay!

by OuttaMyMind, Lt.Cabel, Eslyn, Mako, and SabreCat

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Last Chance for Feathered Friends Quest Bundle

Tomorrow is also the final day to buy the discounted Feathered Friends Pet Quest Bundle, featuring the Falcon, Parrot, and Owl quests all for seven Gems! Be sure to get a few in your talons before they fly away! The bundle can be found in the Quest Shop.

by Lemoness and SabreCat
Writing by Lemoness, Token, and Bartelmy
Art by Casey, Teto Forever, Eevachu, UncommonCriminal, JonArinbjorn, Trogdorina, Onheiron, Squish


5/28/2019

MAY SUBSCRIBER ITEMS REVEALED!

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The May Subscriber Item Set has been revealed: the Dazzling Dragon Item Set! You only have until May 31 to receive the item set when you subscribe. If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy Gems for Gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more Gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by beffymaroo


5/23/2019

BLOG POSTS: WIKI AND USE CASE SPOTLIGHTS!

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Blog Post: Enchanted Armoire

This month's featured Wiki article is about the Enchanted Armoire! We hope that it will help you as you reward yourself for your accomplishments. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards

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Use Case Spotlight: Invigorating the Endgame

This month's Use Case Spotlight is about Keeping Things Interesting in Habitica's "Endgame"! It features a number of great suggestions submitted by Habiticans in the Use Case Spotlights Guild. We hope it helps any of you who might be longtime Habiticans looking to keep things fresh.

Plus, we're collecting user submissions for the next spotlight! We want to hear your best tricks and strategies for playing the Warrior class to its full advantage. We’ll be featuring player-submitted tips in Use Case Spotlights on the Habitica Blog next month, so post your suggestions in the Use Case Spotlight Guild now. We look forward to learning more about how you use Habitica to improve your life and get things done!

by shanaqui


5/21/2019

NEW MAGIC HATCHING POTION QUEST!

Great news, Habiticans! We're introducing a new type of Quest which will reward you and your party members with never-before-released Magic Hatching Potions. Get the first ever Magic Hatching Potion quest, Brazen Beetle Battle, and defeat the boss to earn bewitching Bronze Magic Hatching Potions by completing your real-life tasks. Check it out in the Quest Shop today!

by Beffymaroo, Hachiseiko, UncommonCriminal, redphoenix, and SabreCat

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5/16/2019

GUILD SPOTLIGHT: THE LATEST NEW AND NOTABLE GUILDS!

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There's a new Guild Spotlight on the blog that highlights yet more new and upcoming Guilds! Check it out now to find new communities where you can discuss your goals and interests.

by shanaqui


5/14/2019

SUNSHINE AND FLORAL HATCHING POTIONS!

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There's a new pet breed in town! Check out the brand-new Sunshine Potions and the return of Floral Potions. You can get them in the Market and use them to hatch any standard pet egg. (Magic Hatching Potions do not work on Quest Pet eggs.) Magic Hatching Potion Pets aren't picky, so they'll happily eat any kind of food that you feed them!

After they're gone, it will be at least a year before the Sunshine or Floral Hatching Potions are available again, so be sure to get them now!

by OuttaMyMind, Lt.Cabel, Eslyn, Mako, and SabreCat


5/9/2019

QUEST BUNDLE: FEATHERED FRIENDS!

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If you're a fan of bird pets and mounts, you're in luck! From now until May 31, you can purchase the Feathered Friends Pet Quest Bundle and receive the Parrot, Owl, and Falcon quests, all for only 7 Gems! That's a discount of 5 Gems from the price of purchasing them separately. Check it out in the Quest Shop today!

by Lemoness and SabreCat
Writing by Lemoness, Token, and Bartelmy
Art by Casey, Teto Forever, Eevachu, UncommonCriminal, JonArinbjorn, Trogdorina, Onheiron, Squish

5/7/2019

MAY BACKGROUNDS AND ARMOIRE ITEMS!

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We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can learn new moves in the Dojo, stroll in a Park with a Statue, and admire a Rainbow Meadow. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including the Nephrite Archer Set. Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by Balduranne, QuartzFox, AnnDeLune, GeraldThePixel, Reesachan, and Mewrose


5/2/2019

MAY 2019 RESOLUTION SUCCESS CHALLENGE AND NEW TAKE THIS CHALLENGE!

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The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as the year progresses. For this month's Challenge, Review Your Combat Tactics, we're focusing on refining your strategy to help you stay motivated and keep moving forward as we're almost halfway through the year!! It has a 15 Gem prize, which will be awarded to five lucky winners on June 3.

Congratulations to the winners of April's Challenge: punkshep, Syntrillium, BardoVelho, Betsy, and Baileythebookworm!

The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "Organize Your Inventory!", with a focus on decluttering your living space. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "Harder, Faster, Stronger!": grand prize winner Evan Cowan, and runners-up ResearcherLilly, corinnetags, Lucy, mrdarq, and Snarky. Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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April 2019

4/30/2019

LAST CHANCE FOR APRIL GOODIES!

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Last Chance for Spring Fling Outfits, Customizations, Magic Hatching Potions, and Shiny Seeds

Today is the final day of the Spring Fling Festival, so if you still have any remaining Spring Fling Items that you want to buy, you'd better do it now! The special Spring Fling Equipment will not return for at least one year and will be available for gems instead of gold when it returns.

Pastel Skins and Shimmer Hair colors will also vanish when the Gala ends, so be sure to grab them from User > Edit Avatar!

Rainbow, Celestial, and Garden Magic Hatching Potions are also disappearing from the Market when the Gala ends. Make sure you snag all the potions you need before they're gone!

Plus, the Seasonal Shop will be closing down, so now's the time to seize those final items and stock up on Shiny Seeds!

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Last Chance for Opulent Opal Set

Reminder: this is the final day to subscribe and receive the Opulent Opal Set! Subscribing also lets you buy Gems with Gold. The longer your subscription, the more Gems you get!

Thanks so much for your support! You help keep Habitica running.

by Beffymaroo


4/25/2019

APRIL SUBSCRIBER ITEMS!

The April Subscriber Item Set has been revealed: the Opulent Opal Item Set! You only have until April 30 to receive the item set when you subscribe. If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy Gems for Gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

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by Beffymaroo


4/23/2019

BEHIND THE SCENES: A BUTTERFLY GARDENING ADVENTURE WITH BEFFYMAROO!

There's a new Behind the Scenes post on the Habitica Blog! Beffymaroo shares some information about starting your own butterfly garden and enjoying watching these fascinating--and beneficial--creatures in your home and yard.

by Beffymaroo

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4/18/2019

HABITICA BLOGS: USE CASE SPOTLIGHT

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This month's Use Case Spotlight is about Reviewing and Evaluating your Tasks! It features a number of great suggestions submitted by Habiticans in the Use Case Spotlights Guild. We hope it helps any of you who might be considering a refresh for your Task Lists.

Plus, we're collecting user submissions for the next spotlight! How do you keep things fresh and interesting if you've been using Habitica for a long time? We’ll be featuring player-submitted examples in Use Case Spotlights on the Habitica Blog next month, so post your suggestions in the Use Case Spotlight Guild now. We look forward to learning more about how you use Habitica to improve your life and get things done!

by shanaqui


4/11/2019

HABITICA BLOGS: GUILD SPOTLIGHT AND WIKI SPOTLIGHT

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Guild Spotlight: More New and Notable Guilds!

There's a new Guild Spotlight on the blog that highlights even more new and upcoming Guilds! Check it out now to find new communities where you can discuss your goals and interests.

by shanaqui

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Blog Post: Burnout

This month's featured Wiki article is about burnout! We hope that it will help you as you balance realistic expectations for productivity. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards


4/9/2019

APRIL FOOLS CHALLENGE WINNERS, GARDEN HATCHING POTIONS, AND SPRING AVATAR CUSTOMIZATIONS

April Fool's Challenge Winners and Blog Post!

The winners of the April Fool's Social Media Challenge have been selected! Congratulations to: isaaleonardo, Bee_, kitt-haven, alittleofeverything, and Zelah_Meyer!

Thank you to everyone who shared their awesome pics with their fruit and veggie pets! You can see a fun recap of the shenanigans on our blog. Stay tuned to see what wacky antics the Fool gets up to next year!

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Garden Magic Hatching Potions

The April Fool returns to the Tavern, wearing his trademarked mischievious grin and pulling a wagon whose contents are covered with a colorful cloth.

"I'm so glad everyone enjoyed my wholesome joke!" he declares, tossing confetti in the air as he often does. "Since you all had so much fun, I've brought you another surprise!"

He dramatically pulls away the cloth to reveal that the wagon is filled with potion bottles! Each bottle seems to contain a shape-shifting vegetable.

"Now you can keep your fruit and veggie pets all year round!" he says. "Take good care of them, and I'll see you all again soon. I guess I've really outdone myself so I have some serious planning to do before next year..." With that, the Fool takes his leave, disappearing in a puff of lettuce leaves and leaving the cart full of potions.

Thanks to the April Fool, you can purchase Garden Magic Hatching Potions in the Market between now and April 30! Garden pets do not have mount forms (yet!) so keep that in mind when you're purchasing. After they're gone, it will be at least a year before Garden Magic Potions are available again, so be sure to get them now!

by Beffymaroo, Piyo, and SabreCat

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Shimmer Hair Colors and Pastel Skin Set

The Seasonal Edition Shimmer Hair Colors and Pastel Skin Set are now available for purchase in the User > Edit Avatar! These skin sets will only be available to purchase until April 30th, and then they will disappear from the shop until next Spring Fling. If you buy them, though, you will have access to them year-round!

by Lemoness and McCoyly


4/2/2019

NEW BACKGROUNDS AND ARMOIRE ITEMS, MONTHLY CHALLENGES, AND SHINY SEEDS

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April Backgrounds and Armoire Items

We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can visit a Halfling's House, dally through a peaceful Birch Forest, and take in the Superbloom in the Blossoming Desert. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including some fun joke props in honor of April Fool's Day! Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by Vikte, QuartzFox, Katy133, GeraldThePixel, and Gully

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April 2019 Resolution Success Challenge and New Take This Challenge

The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as the year progresses. For this month's Challenge, Gather Your Party, we're focusing on finding encouraging allies to help you gain accountability for your goals! It has a 15 Gem prize, which will be awarded to five lucky winners on May 1st.

Congratulations to the winners of March's Challenge, DcryptMart, LONEW0LF, Elcaracol, DungeonMasterful, and 7NationTpr!

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The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "Harder, Faster, Stronger!", with a focus on setting and meeting physical activity goals. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "Do One Thing Well!": grand prize winner Денис Кадников, and runners-up addone, alihenri, Hemogoblin3991, Kalu_Ienvru, and gabriellamara! Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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Shiny Seeds

Throw a Shiny Seed at your friends and they will turn into a cheerful flower until their next cron! You can buy the Seeds in the Seasonal Shop for Gold. Plus, if you get transformed by a Shiny Seed, you'll receive the Agricultural Friends badge!

Don't want to be a flower? Just buy some Petal-Free Potion from your Rewards column to reverse it.

Shiny Seeds will be available in the Seasonal Shop until April 30th!

by Lemoness


4/1/2019

THE APRIL FOOL STRIKES AGAIN!

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Fruit and Veggie Pets and NPCs

The April Fool has appeared, and he's got a farmer's market's worth of produce in tow.

"HAHA!" he cries, as a dragonfruit bounces along beside him. "I've always thought good humor should be healthful and nourishing, so I've gone back to my roots, if you will, to bring some plant-powered goodness into Habitica once again!"

"He's replaced all our equipped pets with fruits and vegetables!" says QuartzFox, gently patting a contented-looking tomato. "Although to be fair, they are very cute fruits and vegetables!"

Equipping different pets will show different fruits and veggies. Have fun discovering them all!

The NPCs have also been turned into their fruit and vegetable forms as a tribute to Habitica's very first April Fool's prank back in 2014! Go check them out.

Special April Fool's Social Media Challenge!

For even more fun, check out the official Challenge posted especially for today! Share your avatar featuring your new fruit and veggie pet on social media between now and April 3, and you'll have a chance to win gems and have your avatar featured on the Habitica Blog!

by Beffymaroo, SabreCat, Piyo, Viirus, and Lemoness

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March 2019

3/29/2019

LAST CHANCE FOR MARCH SUBSCRIBER GEAR! AND THE APRIL FOOL PROMISES HEʼLL BEHAVE THIS YEAR

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Last Chance for March Subscriber Gear

Reminder: this weekend is your final chance to subscribe and receive the Egg-squisite Armor Set! Subscribing also lets you buy Gems with Gold. The longer your subscription, the more Gems you get!

Thanks so much for your support! You help keep Habitica running.

by Beffymaroo

The April Fool Stops By the Tavern...

As March in Habitica comes to a close, everyone is wondering what the ever-impish Master of Rogues, the April Fool, might have in store for his favorite holiday.

He's stopped by the Tavern today, ostensibly for lunch, but he seems keen to put everyone at ease about the possibility of shenanigans in the near future.

"I've re-committed myself to health!" he says, happily munching on a crisp, ripe pear. "I'm too busy brushing up on nutrition to possibly pull a prank! If anything I'd rather just help every Habitican get more healthy food into their routines."

Beffymaroo smiles and leans to whisper to Piyo and SabreCat, on the next bench.

"Given his track record over the years, I'd say the chance he's going to behave himself this year is about as good as the chance of artichokes falling from the sky."

Perhaps you should check back when April 1st rolls around to see what's in store…


3/28/2019

BEFFYMAROO AT WONDERCON!

Hello Habiticans! Beffymaroo will be representing Habitica at Wondercon this year. She'll be handing out Habitica stickers, promo codes for the Unconventional Armor set, and other exciting special swag (quantities limited!). Look for her running around the con in her handmade Melior Hood Scarf on Friday, March 29!

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3/26/2019

MARCH SUBSCRIBER ITEMS REVEALED!

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The March Subscriber Items have been revealed: the Egg-squisite Item Set! You only have five days to receive the item set when you subscribe. If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy Gems for Gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more Gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Beffymaroo


3/21/2019

CELESTIAL AND RAINBOW HATCHING POTIONS! PLUS USE CASE SPOTLIGHT ON MAKING ROUTINES

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Celestial and Rainbow Hatching Potions

There's a new pet breed in town! Check out the brand-new Celestial Potions and the return of Rainbow Potions to brighten your Spring avatar look from the Market and use them to hatch any standard pet egg. (Magic Hatching Potions do not work on Quest Pet eggs.) Magic Hatching Potion Pets aren't picky, so they'll happily eat any kind of food that you feed them!

After they're gone, it will be at least a year before the Celestial or Rainbow Hatching Potions are available again, so be sure to get them now!

by Bonogo, Mara, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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Use Case Spotlight: Routines

This month's Use Case Spotlight is about Routines! It features a number of great suggestions submitted by Habiticans in the Use Case Spotlights Guild. We hope it helps any of you who might be looking for new ideas to set up related tasks.

Plus, we're collecting user submissions for the next spotlight! How do you use Habitica to review and evaluate your tasks? We’ll be featuring player-submitted examples in Use Case Spotlights on the Habitica Blog next month, so post your suggestions in the Use Case Spotlight Guild now. We look forward to learning more about how you use Habitica to improve your life and get things done!

by shanaqui


3/19/2019

SPRING FLING BEGINS! LIMITED EDITION EQUIPMENT, SEASONAL SHOP, AND EGG QUEST!

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Limited Edition Class Outfits

From now until April 30th, limited edition outfits are available in the Rewards column! Depending on your class, you can be a Cloud Rogue, Robin Healer, Amber Mage, or Orchid Warrior. You'd better get productive to earn enough Gold before your time runs out...

by Eslyn, Aspiring Advocate, OuttaMyMind, Lt. Cabel, Beffymaroo and SabreCat

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Seasonal Shop Opens

The Seasonal Shop has opened! It's stocking springtime Seasonal Edition goodies at the moment, including past spring outfits. Everything there will be available to purchase during the Spring Fling event each year, but it's only open until April 30th, so be sure to stock up now, or you'll have to wait a year to buy these items again!

by Vikte, Lalaitha, DialFForFunky, Gerald the Pixel, Scarvia, Awesome kitty, usnbfs, Lemoness, Balduranne, PainterProphet, Beffymaroo and SabreCat

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Egg Quest Available

The Egg Quest is also available again in the Seasonal Shop! Strange eggs are appearing all over Habitica. Can you collect them all to earn some colorful Egg pets and mounts?

by Megan, Beffymaroo, and Lemoness


3/14/2019

CELEBRATE PI DAY WITH HABITICA!

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Hello Habiticans! In celebration of Pi Day on March 14, we've gifted everyone delicious slices of pie for you all to feed to your pets.

We've also given everyone a festive Pi Hat and Shield so you can celebrate in style. Enjoy them, and thanks for being a part of our community!

by Beffymaroo and SabreCat


3/12/2019

HABITICA BLOG: NEW GUILDS AND WIKI SPOTLIGHT ON DAILIES

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Guild Spotlight: Yet More New and Notable Guilds!

There's a new Guild Spotlight on the blog that highlights some of the new movers and shakers in our community! Check it out now to find some cool new places to hang out in Habitica with folks who share your interests and goals.

by shanaqui

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Blog Post: Dailies

This month's featured Wiki article is about Dailies! We hope that it will help you as you work on completing routine tasks. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards


3/5/2019

MARCH BACKGROUNDS AND ARMOIRE ITEMS!

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We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can feed the birds at the Duck Pond, browse the Flower Market and go on the hunt for Spring goodies in a Field with Colored Eggs. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including the Vernal Vestment set. Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by AnneDeLune, GeraldThePixel, QuartzFox, Vikte, gawrone, astigmatism, and SabreCat

3/1/2019

MARCH RESOLUTION SUCCESS CHALLENGE AND NEW TAKE THIS CHALLENGE

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The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as the year progresses. For this month's Challenge, Reach for Your First Achievement, we're focusing on setting smaller mini-goals as milestones! It has a 15 Gem prize, which will be awarded to five lucky winners on April 1st.

Congratulations to the winners of the February Challenge, Mistress Cerny, Zsuzsa, Chelusine, Sparks, and Jinmav!

The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "Do One Thing Well!", with a focus on minimizing multitasking. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "Achievement Unlocked: Self-Care!": grand prize winner orli, and runners-up Hoofter, Fluor, wema, Shilo_The_Eldest, and selesnyancat! Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, shanaqui, and SabreCat

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February 2019

2/28/2019

LAST CHANCE FOR LOTS OF GOODIES!

Last Chance for Cryptic Crush Set

Reminder: this is the final day to subscribe and receive the Cryptic Crush Set!

Subscribing also lets you buy Gems for Gold. The longer your subscription, the more Gems you get!

Thanks so much for your support! You help keep Habitica running.

by Beffymaroo

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Last Chance for Cupid and Rose Quartz Hatching Potions

Reminder: this is the final day to buy Cupid and Rose Quartz Hatching Potions! If they come back, it won't be until next year at the earliest, so don't delay!

by Vampitch and Willow the Witty

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Last Chance for Mythical Marvels Pet Quest Bundle

This is also the final day to buy the discounted Mythical Marvels Pet Quest Bundle, featuring the Unicorn, Gryphon, and Sea Serpent quests all for seven Gems! Be sure to check it out in the Quest Shop before it fades into legend!

Writing by Laurel, Daniel the Bard, and gwyllgi
Art by greenpencil, UncommonCriminal, RosieSully, Lukreja, Baconsaur, Witticaster, Aries Faries, Mara, Seraphina, 1920-kun, RBrinks, and Erikari


2/25/2019

FEBRUARY SUBSCRIBER MYSTERY ITEMS! PLUS USE CASE SPOTLIGHT

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February Subscriber Items Revealed!

The February Subscriber Items have been revealed: the Cryptic Crush Item Set! You only have four days to receive the item set when you subscribe. If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy Gems with Gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more Gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Beffymaroo

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Use Case Spotlight: Household Task Sharing

We've posted a new Use Case Spotlight on the Habitica blog! It features a number of great suggestions for using Habitica's task system to manage sharing domestic chores. These suggestions were submitted by Habiticans in the Use Case Spotlights Guild.

Plus, we're collecting user submissions for the next Use Case Spotlight! How do you use Habitica to set up routines? We’ll be featuring player-submitted examples in Use Case Spotlights on the Habitica Blog next month, so post your suggestions in the Use Case Spotlight Guild now. We look forward to learning more about how you use Habitica to improve your life and get things done!

by shanaqui


2/19/2019

NEW DISCOUNTED PET QUEST BUNDLE: MYTHICAL MARVELS!

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If you're looking to add some magical pets to your Habitica stable, you're in luck! From now until February 28, you can purchase the Mythical Marvels Pet Quest Bundle and receive the Gryphon, Sea Serpent, and Unicorn quests, all for only 7 Gems! That's a discount of 5 Gems from the price of purchasing them separately. Check it out in the Quest Shop today!

Writing by Laurel, Daniel the Bard, and gwyllgi
Art by greenpencil, UncommonCriminal, RosieSully, Lukreja, Baconsaur, Witticaster, Aries Faries, Mara, Seraphina, 1920-kun, RBrinks, and Erikari


2/14/2019

BLOG POSTS! WIKI AND GUILD SPOTLIGHTS

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Blog Post: Group Plans

This month's featured Wiki article is about Group Plans! We hope that it will help you as share tasks with friends and family. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards

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Guild Spotlight: More New and Notable Guilds

There's a new Guild Spotlight on the blog that highlights some of the new movers and shakers in our community! Check it out now to find some cool new places to hang out in Habitica with folks who share your interests and goals.

by shanaqui


2/12/2019

VALENTINE'S DAY CELEBRATION! INCLUDING CUPID AND ROSE QUARTZ HATCHING POTIONS

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Habitica Celebrates Valentine's Day!

In honor of Habitica's holiday celebrating all forms of love, whether it's friendship, familial, or romantic, some of the shopkeepers are dressed up! Take a look around to enjoy their new festive decorations.

by Beffymaroo and Lemoness

Send a Valentine

Help motivate all of the lovely people in your life by sending them a caring Valentine. For the next week only, Valentines can be purchased for 10 Gold from the Market. For spreading love and joy throughout the community, both the giver AND the receiver get a coveted "Adoring Friends" badge. Hooray!

While you're there, why not check out the other cards that are available to send to your party? Each one gives a special achievement of its own...

by Lemoness and SabreCat

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Cupid and Rose Quartz Hatching Potions

There's a new pet breed in town! We're excited to introduce the new Rose Quartz Magic Hatching Potions, and to announce the return of Cupid Potions! Between now and February 28, you can buy these potions from the Market and use them to hatch any standard pet egg. (Magic Hatching Potions do not work on Quest Pet eggs.) Magic Potion Pets aren't picky, so they'll happily eat any kind of food that you feed them!

After they're gone, it will be at least a year before the Cupid or Rose Quartz Hatching Potions are available again, so be sure to get them now!

by Vampitch, Willow the Witty, and SabreCat


2/5/2019

FEBRUARY BACKGROUNDS AND ARMOIRE ITEMS!

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We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can cook up a storm in a Medieval Kitchen, enjoy delicious smells outside an Old-Fashioned Bakery, and feel the love in a Valentines' Day Feasting Hall. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including the Chef Set. Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by Vampitch, GeraldThePixel, Aspiring Advocate, Marmarru, NekoAtsumeLARPer and Giu09


2/4/2019

FEBRUARY RESOLUTION SUCCESS CHALLENGE AND NEW TAKE THIS CHALLENGE

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The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as the year progresses. For this month's Challenge, Hone Your Weapons, we're focusing on refining and narrowing down your goals to make them more achievable! It has a 15 Gem prize, which will be awarded to five lucky winners on March 1st.

Congratulations to the winners of January's Challenge, RainbowZebra27, Annobethal, Pheonix_Heart, rachalza, and grimreader!

The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "Achievement Unlocked: Self-Care!", with a focus on tending to the energy reserves we use when helping others. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "Feed Me, Seymour!": grand prize winner _andrey, and runners-up Comebach, FoxInABoxPls, chadm73, creadeliefje, and NTScott! Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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January 2019

1/31/2019

HABITICA BIRTHDAY PARTY!

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Habitica Birthday Bash!

January 31st is Habitica's Birthday! Thank you so much for being a part of our community - it means a lot.

Now come join us and the NPCs as we celebrate!

Cake for Everybody!

In honor of the festivities, everyone has been awarded an assortment of yummy cake to feed to your pets! Plus, for the next two days Alexander the Merchant is selling cake in his shop, and cake will sometimes drop when you complete your tasks. Cake works just like normal pet food, but if you want to know what type of pet likes each slice, the wiki has spoilers.

Party Robes

There are Party Robes available for free in the Rewards column! What color you receive is based on how many Habitica Birthdays you've celebrated. Don them with pride!

Birthday Bash Achievement

In honor of Habitica's birthday, everyone has been awarded the Habitica Birthday Bash achievement! This achievement stacks for each Birthday Bash you celebrate with us.

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Last Chance for Polaris Set

Reminder: tomorrow is the final day to subscribe and receive the Polaris Armor Set! Subscribing also lets you buy Gems for Gold. The longer your subscription, the more Gems you get!

Thanks so much for your support! You help keep Habitica running.

by Beffymaroo

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Last Chance for Winter Wonderland Hatching Potions

Reminder: tomorrow is the final day to buy Starry Night, Peppermint, and Icy Snow Hatching Potions! If they come back, it won't be until next year at the earliest, so don't delay!

by JinjooHat, Vampitch, Lemoness, and SabreCat



1/28/2019

JANUARY SUBSCRIBER ITEMS REVEALED!

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The January Subscriber Items have been revealed: the Polaris Item Set! You only have until Jan 31 to receive the item set when you subscribe. If you're already an active subscriber, reload the site and then head to Inventory > Items to claim your gear!

Subscribers also receive the ability to buy Gems for Gold -- the longer you subscribe, the more Gems you can buy per month! There are other perks as well, such as longer access to uncompressed data and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running. Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Beffymaroo


1/24/2019

HABITICA BLOGS: TIPS ON STARTING ANEW AND APOLLO STAFF SPOTLIGHT

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Use Case Spotlight: Turning Over a New Leaf

This month's Use Case Spotlight is about Turning Over a New Leaf! It features a number of great suggestions submitted by Habiticans in the Use Case Spotlights Guild. We hope it helps any of you who might be looking to make a fresh start in 2019.

Plus, we're collecting user submissions for the next spotlight! How do you use Habitica to share and divide household chores? We’ll be featuring player-submitted examples in Use Case Spotlights on the Habitica Blog next month, so post your suggestions in the Use Case Spotlight Guild now. We look forward to learning more about how you use Habitica to improve your life and get things done!

by shanaqui

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Staff Spotlight: Apollo

There's a new Staff Spotlight on the blog! Come meet Tressley, aka Apollo, and learn how our favorite Yo-yo-mancer balances his design work for Habitica with his enthusiasm for Hot Fries and playing the drums.

by Beffymaroo


1/18/2019

GUILD SPOTLIGHT: NEW AND NOTABLE!

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There's a new Guild Spotlight on the blog that highlights some of Habitica's new and interesting Guilds! Check it out now and find a new group where you can share your interests and goals!

by shanaqui


1/14/2019

LAST CHANCE: GIFT A SUBSCRIPTION AND GET ONE FREE!

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Tomorrow is your last chance to take advantage of our promotion where if you gift somebody a subscription, you get the same subscription for yourself for free!

Subscribers get tons of perks every month, including exclusive items, the ability to buy Gems with Gold, and a cute exclusive Jackalope Pet. Plus, it helps keep Habitica running :) To gift a subscription to someone, just open their profile and click on the present icon in the upper right.

The special promotion will only run until tomorrow, so if you've been curious about trying out a subscription, now's the time! Make a friend happy and use all your new Gems to go questing together.

Please note that if you or your gift recipient already have a recurring subscription, the gifted subscription will only start after that subscription is cancelled or has expired. Thanks so much for your support! <3

by SabreCat, Beffymaroo and Lemoness


1/11/2019

SUBSCRIPTION GIFTING ON ANDROID AND WIKI SPOTLIGHT

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Subscription Gifting Available on Android!

Hey everyone! We've added the ability to give gift subscriptions using our Android app. Go to Menu > Gems and Subscriptions and tap "Gift a Subscription" in the Subscriptions tab.

Subscribers receive lots of fun perks, such as exclusive gear, the ability to buy Gems with Gold, and a cute Jackalope pet. Best of all, subscriptions let us keep Habitica running.

There are a few days left of our Gift-One-Get-One promotion, so this is a great time to check out this new Android feature! Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Viirus and Piyo

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Blog Post: the Orb of Rebirth

This month's featured Wiki article is about the Orb of Rebirth! We hope that it will help you as turn over a new leaf for 2019. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think by reaching out on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

by shanaqui and the Wiki Wizards


1/8/2019

WINTERY AVATAR CUSTOMIZATIONS AND NEW PET QUEST!

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Wintery Skins & Hair Colors

The Seasonal Edition Wintery Hair Colors are now available for purchase! Now you can dye your avatar's hair Snowy, Peppermint, Holly Green, Aurora, Winter Star, or Festive.

Plus, the Seasonal Edition Wintery Skins are available, too! You can complete your winter avatar look with Aurora, Dapper, Festive, Holly, Polar, Sugar, or Winter Star Skins.

Both of these Seasonal Edition customization sets will only be available to purchase until January 31st, after which they'll be gone until next year, so be sure to scoop them up now! You can find them in User>Edit Avatar!

by Lemoness and tricksy.fox

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New Pet Quest: The Veloci-Rapper!

Hone your beats and practice your rhymes--it's time for a rap battle! Get the latest pet quest, The Veloci-Rapper, and earn some clever velociraptor pets by completing your real-life tasks.

Writing by lilackbar and SabreCat
Art by *~Seraphina~*, Procyon P, Lilith of Alfheim, Anna Glassman, Uchihamadara, and Willow the Witty


1/4/2019

JANUARY BACKGROUNDS AND ARMOIRE ITEMS!

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We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can excavate an Archaeological Dig, write in a Scribe's Workshop, or brave a powerful Avalanche. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

Plus, there’s new Gold-purchasable equipment in the Enchanted Armoire, including the Scribe Set. Better work hard on your real-life tasks to earn all the pieces! Enjoy :)

by Lt. Cabel, KusSv, Snowdeath, Timsh, Vampitch, mewrose, GeraldThePixel, and SabreCat


1/2/2019

JANUARY RESOLUTION SUCCESS CHALLENGE AND NEW TAKE THIS CHALLENGE

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The Habitica team has launched a special official Challenge series hosted in the Official New Year's Resolution Guild. These Challenges are designed to help you build and maintain goals that are destined for success and then stick with them as 2019 progresses.

Check out the first New Year's Resolution Challenge of the year to start your path to resolution success! In Begin Your Quest, we're focusing on choosing realistic and achievable resolutions! Five lucky winners will get a 15 gem prize when it closes on February 1st.

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Congratulations to the winners of December's Challenge: Drosera, Dan O'Dea, StefanieFreige, N5t5lie, and DeLauraen!

The next Take This Challenge has also launched, "Feed Me, Seymour!", with a focus on developing healthy food habits. Be sure to check it out to earn additional pieces of the Take This armor set!

Take This is a nonprofit that seeks to inform the gamer community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

Congratulations to the winners of the last Take This Challenge, "Don't Be a Completionist!": grand prize winner Hoofter, and runners-up mvchelle, Phosphor, agentdwib, KSPanda, and fghberius. Plus, all participants in that Challenge have received a piece of the Take This item set if they hadn't completed it already. It is located in your Rewards column. Enjoy!

by Doctor B, the Take This team, Lemoness, Beffymaroo, and SabreCat

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