The Halloween 2010 event runs from Thursday, October 21, through Monday, November 1, 2010. It includes Trick-or-Treat Bags dropping foes, the return of Halloween collectors, the redecoration of Lion's Arch, Kamadan, Tomb of the Primeval Kings, and Droknar's Forge, and the return of Mad King Thorn who once again will terrorize the populace with 'hilarious' jokes while at the same time rewarding them with special holiday treats. He'll be making many appearances so be sure to get one of the special hats!

This year, a set of brand-new Halloween quests will be introduced.


The Mad King will visit Lion's Arch and Kamadan, Jewel of Istan on October 31. Past events are gray, current event is green. Times given in italics are on November 1st.

12:01 am 07:01
03:01 am 10:01
06:01 am 13:01
09:01 am 16:01
12:01 pm 19:01
3:01 pm 22:01
6:01 pm 01:01
9:01 pm 04:01
12:01 am 07:01

Festival hats

This year's festival hats are the Furrocious Ears in Lion's Arch and the Spectercles in Kamadan.

Furrocious Ears
Furrocious Ears


New costumes were introduced for Halloween this year. They are available for purchase in the Guild Wars In-Game Store or the NCsoft store.

Lunatic Court Finery Raiment of the Lich
Lunatic Court Finery Raiment of the Lich


Halloween 2007 Traders in cobwebs

The traders in Lion's Arch, covered with webbing.


Mad King's Guard Henchmen.

In both Lion's Arch and Kamadan:

In Lion's Arch:

In Droknar's Forge:

Mad King's Guard (Henchmen)

The Mad King's Guards are actually Henchmen. You can add them to your party and take them to explorable areas.


Halloween 2009 quests

Offered by the Mad King's Steward in Lion's Arch and Kamadan:

Halloween 2010 quests

Offered by The Countess of Hakewood in Lion's Arch:

Offered by the Emissary of King Thorn of Kryta in Kamadan:


Trick-or-Treat Bags drop from all foes (including foe types like pets that don't normally drop) in addition to their normal drop. Drop rate is about 4% per foe. All items listed are possible rewards for opening a Trick-or-Treat Bag (except for the ToT itself). See the Collectors section below for details on collector rewards.

Name Acquisition
Candy Apple Candy Apple Trick-or-Treat Bag only
Candy Corn Candy Corn Trick-or-Treat Bag only
Ghost-in-the-Box Ghost-in-the-Box Collector reward, finale reward
Pumpkin Cookie Pumpkin Cookie Trick-or-Treat Bag only
Squash Serum Squash Serum Collector reward, finale reward
Transmogrifier Tonic Transmogrifier Tonic Collector reward, finale reward
Trick-or-Treat Bag Trick-or-Treat Bag Collector reward, finale reward, Costume Brawl reward
Vial of Absinthe Vial of Absinthe Collector reward, finale reward
Witch's Brew Witch's Brew Collector reward, finale reward



Horseman Collector

All collectors offer the same rewards:



Decorations gallery


Kamadan redecorated for Halloween


Lion's Arch redecorated for Halloween

TotPK redecorated Halloween 2007

The redecorated Tomb of the Primeval Kings

Droknar's Forge redecorated Halloween 2007

Droknar's Forge, redecorated

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