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Here you see all the News of 2020.

Want to read news from other years as well? Have a look here:

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Current NewsEdit



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This month's featured Wiki article is about the Seasonal Shop! We hope that it will help you get the most out of the Winter Wonderland Gala and many Galas to come. 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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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

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We’ve added three new backgrounds to the Background Shop! Now your avatar can celebrate at a Birthday Party, gaze at the quiet beauty of a Snowy Desert, and strike a festive pose In A Snowglobe. Check them out under User Icon > Backgrounds!

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

by FolleMente, Shine Caramia, Aspiring Advocate, gawrone, katieslug, and SabreCat




Today 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.

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 the Habitica Team



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January Subscriber Items Revealed!Edit

The January Subscriber Items have been revealed: the Fabled Fox Item Set! You'll receive this set if you subscribe to Habitica by January 31. 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 and other awesome perks! Plus, our Gift-One-Get-One promotion is running now, so it's the perfect time to check it out. Gift-One-Get-One runs until January 6.

Thank you very much for your support -- it means a lot to us.

by Beffymaroo

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January 2020 Resolution Success Challenge and Take This ChallengeEdit

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 2020 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! One grand-prize winner will receive their choice of a one-month gift subscription to Habitica or 25 Gems when it closes on February 3rd. Four lucky runners-up will get a 15 Gem prize.

Congratulations to the winners of December's Challenge, @AndoJun, @SilverSquirrel, @CathB, @IntegrationAsh, and @DerRue!

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The next Take This Challenge has also launched, Hero's Triumph, with a focus on volunteering. 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, "Test Thy Courage!": grand prize winner @r-flan2020, and runners-up @SPLOOean, @Bobette37, @WizardGnome, @pearlygeek, and @drilcipher! 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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