Play Free Mar. 21-25 and join the celebration!
Return to Telara for free March 21-25 to commemorate the second anniversary of RIFT. Explore Tempest Bay and celebrate the Ascended’s triumph over Crucia and her forces. RIFT 2.2 and the Carnival of the Ascended feature all-new...
Carnival of the Ascended returns in Update 2.2
Update 2.2 is coming February 27 and RIFT® is celebrating its second anniversary by bringing back the Carnival of the Ascended. Try your luck at two new Carnival games, hunt down dragon piñatas to collect exotic glass beads,...
Play RIFT® 12/24 - 1/1 and get a 20% boost on XP, Prestige, Favor, Planarite, Zone Event currencies, and chances for plaques/marks. Merry Fae...
Tour the horrors of Telara's new 20-player raid
Endless Eclipse, the new 20-player raid live in RIFT® 2.1, promises the end of Regulos...or Telara. The war against the god of Death has seen centuries of anguish and bloodshed, with colossal victories on both sides. Now,...
Fae Yule returns
Make your lists and check them twice – the Fae's Yuletide antics return in RIFT® 2.1. Masters of mischief and giftwrap, the Fae are taking the festival to a rollicking new...
RIFT® 2.1: Endless Eclipse coming Dec. 12
Regulos is coming, and he has a colossal, annihilating axe to grind with the Ascended. Starting Dec. 12, raiders can face off with the Destroyer in a 20-player raid that spans the planes of existence. Meanwhile, a new Chronicle...
Discover RIFT® Dimensions
Preview the player- and guild-owned instances coming to Telara and dive into the unique locals, customization options, and tools awaiting you in STORM...
RIFT® 1.11: Tempest Rising is live!
Join your fellow Ascended in the furious run-up to STORM LEGION™. Explore massive new class changes and dive into a World Event that will usher in the next chapter of...
Dimensions star in Oct. 19 live stream
Watch Dimensions take shape this Friday and preview the future of player- and guild-owned spaces in RIFT®. Featuring incredible locales, customization tools, and building blocks with unlimited potential, Dimensions let you...
Empyrean Mechanics coming to STORM LEGION™
As the Ward shielding Telara from the planes gives way, the relics of Empyrean engineering are returning to life. Prepare to arm yourself with the advanced weapons and technologies of a lost civilization. You'll need them in the...
RIFT® 1.11: Tempest Rising – Coming soon!
Battle through the furious run-up to STORM LEGION™ while exploring massive class changes in RIFT 1.11: Tempest Rising. In preparation for the expansion release on Nov. 13, update 1.11 completely overhauls the Ascended Soul...
STORM LEGION™ Beta starts Oct. 5
We're starting closed beta stress tests for RIFT STORM LEGION™. Join us in events this Oct. and Nov. See if you’ve got the mettle to stand up to the might of the Dragon of...
Tactician Rogue Soul revealed
The STORM LEGION™ Rogue Soul reveal is now available on YouTube. Watch as the team unveils the Soul’s mastery of new and versatile magitech. Armed with the devices and spells of Empyrean technology, the Tactician adds potent...
New Rogue Soul – LIVE Reveal Oct. 5
Calling tricksters, sell-swords, and sneaks: The new STORM LEGION™ Rogue Soul will be revealed LIVE at www.twitch.tv/mmorpgcom this Friday, Oct. 5 at 2:30pm Pacific / 21:30...
RIFT® 1.10: Calm Before the Storm
Look past factional differences and prepare for what's to come! RIFT 1.10: Calm Before the Storm ushers in a groundbreaking era of cross-faction gameplay, enabling players to group and embark on dungeons, raids, PvP, and more...
Storm Legion™ FREE with 1-yr game time purchase
RIFT® owners: Get the Storm Legion expansion for FREE when you purchase 12 months of game time! Prepare now for the vast new continents of Brevane and Dusken, the staggering battle for the Infinity Gate, and all that lies...
Lore of the Storm
Terror will return to RIFT™: Crucia aims to cross Telara to lost continents … and the planes themsleves. Now, you can read of her dark past in the RIFT: Storm Legion™ lore hub. Discover fascinating histories and preview the...
Save on RIFT™, join End of Nations™ beta
Get a multi-month RIFT subscription this July and save up to 35%! You'll be right on time for RIFT 1.9: Conquest, with zone-wide PvP, Mentoring, a new Barbershop, and much more, PLUS you will receive a guaranteed invite to one of...
New World Event: Summerfest
Enjoy summer break with Summerfest, the latest World Event headed for RIFT™. Go on a scavenger hunt, catch fish, host a cookout, and track down a dozen adorable new pets. Save up your Friendship Bracelets and Merit Badges for...
New feature: Barbershop
Wish you could swap the dreadlocks for a buzz cut? Starting to regret that neck tattoo? Visit the Barbershop in RIFT™ 1.9 to tweak all of your features (except race and gender) from scratch! Sport a new hairstyle, grow six...
New Sliver: Primeval Feast
Conquer a new Sliver where Fae Lord Twyl has killed Greenscale in a Telara twisted by the Plane of Life. Gather nine allies and seek help from an old enemy to end Twyl’s fun before he brings the party to your world!...
Mentoring: Level down to power up
Become a mentor and experience all of Telara at any level. As an Ascended Mentor, you can adventure with lower-level friends and still earn endgame XP and rewards. Bring your friends to RIFT™ and defend the world together,...
RIFT™ 1.9: Conquest is coming
Choose one of three factions and go to war for the future of the Ascended. Be there as cross-shard conflict erupts across a massive alternate-reality battlefield where huge numbers of players clash to control precious Sourcestone...
Join one of three new PvP factions for Conquest
Battle as a member of the Dominion, Oathsworn, or Nightfall, three groups composed of Guardians and Defiant assembled across shards, fighting for the future of the Ascended. Join a huge number of players to capture Sourcestone...
RIFT™ expansion announced
RIFT: Storm Legion™, the first expansion headed for war-torn Telara, features two enormous continents offering new ways to level, custom player spaces, incredible new dungeons, raids, souls, and much more....
RIFT™ 1.8: Infernal Dawn is live
Telarans tremble in fear as the Ascended face their greatest threat yet: the dragons of Fire and Earth have joined to reduce Telara to glittering slag. Face off against Laethys, Maelforge, and their lieutenants in a new 20-player...
Face seven deadly bosses in our most challenging 20-player raid yet: Infernal Dawn.
Maelforge’s prison is weakening, and Laethys has nearly completed her breathtaking new body. Now, the Ascended must brave the volcanic depths...
To those who are not content with what they have, who covet the wealth of their neighbors, indulge in this story of Laethys. Heed the lesson within — that greed can never truly satisfy anyone, even the queen of avarice, who...
RIFT™ 1.8: Infernal Dawn, coming soon
In RIFT 1.8, a blistering new 20-player raid will test the fiercest Ascended, while those seeking new friends can use the Guild Finder feature to rally and prepare. Competitive players can check PvP, PvE, and crafting...
New tradeskills in RIFT™ 1.8
Telara's wilderness has always been a rich refuge for those with proper training. Now, new Fishing and Survival tradeskills promise to put its wondrous bounty at your command – and on your plate. Don't worry about leaving your...
Rage and fire
Maelforge has rent worlds asunder, devoured their cores, and slain their gods. Hear him revel in the Blood Storm's ruinous past, and heed his plans to consume his captors—and Telara—in flames....
World Event – Carnival of the Ascended
Celebrate a year of RIFT™! There is no question: Without the Ascended, the Blood Storm would have utterly destroyed Telara, but thanks to the valiant efforts of Guardians and Defiant alike, Greenscale and Akylios lie slain. To...
Ascend for free with RIFT™ Lite
We know how it is: you want to play RIFT with your friends but are unsure about committing to a subscription. We've got you covered. RIFT Lite lets you play levels 1-20 for free, as long as you want. New players, former free...
RIFT™ 1.7: Carnival of the Ascended
The war against the Blood Storm is changing, and the Ascended must face new challenges and harness new strengths. Partner with a friend and infiltrate the River of Souls in our newest Chronicle, or march to war against the enemy...
Wishing you a happy Fae Yule
The spirit of giving spreads across Telara from Iron Pine Peak to Shimmersand as Ascended celebrate the new holiday of Fae Yule. Join the festivities with this neatly wrapped video just for you, filled with presents, merriment,...
In 2003, Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins of Penny Arcade started the Child's Play charity, which united gamers in providing toys and games to sick children in hospitals worldwide. To support their exemplary work, Trion has...
Line up for Instant Adventure!
Join an Instant Adventure for the thrill of battle, on tap. Waiting around for your guild before a raid or just have some time to kill? At the click of a button, your level 45-50 Ascended will be whisked away to Shimmersand or...
Fae Yule is here
Gather your friends and celebrate with fancy hats, fun new quests, and even a festive corgi companion! The traditional Telaran holiday of Yule has arrived and spirits are high, especially among the Fae. Free of Greenscale, the...
Conquer corrupt Caduceus in Caduceus Rise, the massive dungeon in RIFT™ 1.6: From the Embers. Discover all the secrets and challenges in a truly sprawling instance that invites exploration and promises danger from up to 11...
Ember Isle is all the rage
All your favorite gaming news sources are buzzing about Ember Isle, the huge and dangerous tropical zone set to erupt in RIFT™...
Journey through the Travel Stones to Ember Isle: lost kingdom of the Kelari and jungle home of the Farclan Dwarves. Though imprisoned in a volcano by the Keepers of the Flame, Maelforge has used the chaos of the rifts to corrupt...
From the Embers
Ascend to new challenges on the massive and breathtaking Ember Isle in RIFT™ 1.6: From the Embers. Twice the size of Stillmoor and besieged by Maelforge and his Wanton, Ember Isle is our largest and toughest zone yet. Level 50...
Anthousa Mona, High Priestess of the Kelari
Anthousa Mona embodies the Kelari people’s independence and driven confidence, so one would not guess that the High Priestess struggles with grief and regret. Many of her people fell to the seductive power of the dragon cults,...
The Golden Maw: Laethys's cult of greed
Amass what wealth you will, but Laethys will take what she thinks she is owed. The embodiment of greed, the golden dragon of the Plane of Earth seeks to possess all of Telara, and her minions in the Golden Maw will deliver it to...
Play RIFT® free Oct. 13-17!
Fight for Telara free of charge Oct. 13-17 and discover what's new in the fastest-updating MMORPG ever! RIFT 1.5 brings new dungeons, Planar Attunement, Veteran Rewards, and so much more! Don’t miss your chance to experience...
Save big with the Fall Festival Sale
Who doesn’t like to save a little gold? We’re celebrating the fall season by reducing the prices of all RIFT™ editions! But like all seasons, sales, and raid buffs, this offer lasts for a short time. Take advantage of the...
New World Event: the Ashes of History
Earn an Ash Strider mount in Ashes of History, the new World Event in RIFT™ 1.5! The Wanton and the Golden Maw plot untold destruction from a long-abandoned island kingdom. Now the Ascended must race to gather Magma Opals that...
RIFT™ Ashes of History Upgrade now available
The Ashes of History Edition has arrived, and exclusive loot awaits when you upgrade your account! Summon Moneybags, your personal banker, to access your vault on a whim, ride Spindrel, your spider mount (because eight legs are...
RIFT 1.5: Ashes of History
Check out all the content slated to go live with RIFT 1.5: Ashes of History. Planar Attunement lets you advance beyond level 50, while Chronicles—new solo and duo instances—and a challenging Master Dungeon are yours to...
Veteran Rewards are here!
Check out the new Veteran Rewards that you’ll get every time you hit a new milestone in RIFT. Rock the armor from your faction’s honor guard, and summon a vendor or mailbox anywhere in Telara. Multi-month subscribers get all...
Chronicles: Solo and duo dungeons
Chronicles are new story-driven dungeons for one or two players, granting level-50 Ascended access to instances normally reserved for raids! Confront a fallen hero in single combat in your Chronicle of Attunement. Adventure with...
Advancement at level 50
Harness the planes to empower your level-50 Ascended. Planar Attunement lets you ride faster, hit harder, withstand everything the dragons can throw at you, and even summon rifts of any element on command....
Drowning in Snow, Part 4
Read on about Kira and Uriel, two operatives in the Faceless Man’s secret service. To find the missing Cleric, they must face lunatic Abyssal cultists amidst the frozen mountains....
New Ascend-a-Friend video
Greetings RIFT fans. Watch this new Ascend-a-Friend video. Now watch any other video. Now watch Ascend-a-Friend again. Sadly, that other video doesn’t tell you how to earn awesome rewards by bringing your friends to Telara....
Stifle the raging flames of the Wanton, the monstrous and barbaric cult of Maelforge. Goblins, gnolls, centaurs, devils, Dragonians, and worse all surge from the Fire Rifts, covering Telara like a flood of flame. The easiest cult...
Live free and die standing! These are the commandments of Thedeor. Once god of the Mathosians, Thedeor granted his people the strength to build an empire and the justice to rule it wisely for centuries. Now, Thedeor is one with...
Any Defiant is honored to meet Sylver Valis, perhaps the greatest inventive mind in all Telara. Not as mysterious or divisive as his colleague Orphiel, Sylver is an engineer whose boundless enthusiasm and imagination have led to...
Save the dates!
This September marks RIFT’s half-birthday, but who can wait that long to celebrate this awesome MMO? From August 25 to 31, we’ll be offering all sorts of rewards like ramped-up XP and Prestige gain for subscribers, and...
Hal Hanlin on RIFTCEPTION
Head over to RIFT Junkies and check out episode 12 of RIFTCEPTION. This week, they’ve got Hal Hanlin talking about the new features and content in Update 1.4: Legacy of the...
Those who stand against the mindless wild soon meet its fiercest servants, the fallen Elves of House Aelfwar. Led by Prince Hylas, the royal house of Silverwood now follows brutal Greenscale in his rampage to snuff out...
The swamps of Stillmoor
Dare you enter Stillmoor, the reeking swamp that has replaced fair Mathosia? Corpses walk here as if it were the Plane of Death itself, and the village where the Guardians first died has been replaced by a gaping crater called...
Drowning in Snow, Part 3
Something doesn’t add up about the Faceless Man’s mission. Why send two top agents to track down a low-level contact like Shiyesa Wohab? But Kira and Uriel find two keepsakes from the Faceless Man himself in Wohab’s cabin,...
The chase for Dragon Motes
Greenscale and Akylios have been slain, their boundless elemental power scattered across Telara. Where this power pools, it congeals into Dragon Motes, which can be broken to harvest the very essence of Life and Water. Now...
In the scalding desert of Shimmersand, Ascended brave the merciless sun, sinister cults, and endless waves of monsters from the Planes of Fire and Earth. Everyone seeks to claim the treasures of ancient Eth, long lost beneath the...
RIFT 1.4: Legacy of the Fallen
With two dragons defeated, the cults of House Aelfwar and the Abyssal have only become more dangerous, rushing to collect Dragon Motes and return their masters to life. Meanwhile, tensions escalate as the Guardians and Defiant...
Thontic, God of the Sea
Most subtle of the Vigil’s gods, Thontic created the oceans and dotted Telara with mysteries to be discovered. Where horrid Akylios loves the black depths and hoards knowledge like a miser, wise Thontic loves the swelling waves...
Tales of Telara presents: Drowning in Snow, Part 2
The Kelari Rogue Kira and her Bahmi companion Uriel head to Iron Pine to track down a missing contact for the Faceless Man. As "Drowning in Snow" continues, the pair's mission for the Defiant spymaster brings them to a secluded...
Unmasking the Faceless Man
Ascended who visit Orphiel’s Spire often reach for their weapons upon seeing the sinister figure of the Faceless Man. Clad in the flowing robes and featureless mask of the Abyssal, this towering Warrior is actually a Defiant of...
Special Summer Subscription Plans
During the month of July, RIFT is offering special Summer of Savings subscriptions, including a new annual option. Take advantage of the summer bargains and save up to 40% on your subscription while you join your friends in...
RIFT 1.3 is here!
RIFT 1.3 has arrived! Unspeakable monsters under the command of Akylios and Regulos advance on Moonshade Highlands, and no zone of Telara will be safe. As the Ascended battle to keep Hammerknell from the Abyssal, they must open...
Evil set free: Hammerknell 20-player raid
Embark on the new 20-player raid! Hammerknell has long stood as a reminder of the consequences of evil acts. A glorious city cursed by the actions of the Dwarves who called it home, its streets are now abandoned and echo with the...
Hammerknell awaits in RIFT 1.3
RIFT 1.3 arrives June 22! The minions of Akylios and Regulos crave access to Hammerknell, the forsaken and sealed capital of the Dwarves. Soon, each cult will launch a terrible invasion that leaves no part of Telara untouched as...
From the crime-ridden city of Lantern Hook, to the monster-haunted desert, and to the eerie ruins of the ancient Eth, no part of the Droughtlands is safe. You know the badlands are dangerous when the best chance you have at...
New Hammerknell Raid video: Evil shall rise
Prepare to enter one of the darkest corners of Telara when the Hammerknell 20-Player Raid debuts with RIFT 1.3. Once a gleaming city, the corridors of Hammerknell lie shrouded in shadows, filled with nightmares and unspeakable...
Akylios the Profane
Gluttony, greed, megalomania, destruction, savagery: the sins of the other Blood Storm are obviously sinister. The insidious thing about Akylios is that his desire seems so reasonable: enlightenment. He sought knowledge until his...
Scotty, orphan of Moonshade
The Dwarves of Moonshade live with the secret sins of Hammerknell, too ashamed even to use their clan names. Among these refugees, the orphan Scotty was soft-spoken and less than confident, an embarrassment to his kinfolk. Scotty...
Under Moonshade Highlands stretches the vast Dwarven delve of Hammerknell, sealed since the rifts began. No one knows why the Dwarves sealed their capitol, only that in their haste to do so, many stragglers were locked within....
Cult of Akylios
There is a line beyond which the quest for knowledge leads from wisdom into madness, and the Abyssal cross that line and never look back. Working in independent cells throughout Telara, these cultists follow their Tidelords to...
Ascend-a-Friend for in-game rewards
RIFT players who bring their friends to Telara will be richly rewarded. With every new Ascended who joins the fight, you will gain another prize. Sound the call on Twitter, Facebook, or by word of mouth, then strike down...
RIFT 1.2: Spoils of War
RIFT 1.2: The Spoils of War is here, bringing a slew of upgrades for the Ascended. Slivers, instanced moments in alternate timelines, will offer challenging 10-player raid content. You’ll get added combat versatility with a...
The Spoils of War: Prelude
Fragments of golden dragon egg are appearing near every invasion and rift from the Planes of Earth and Fire, while coins rain down upon the faction capitols of Meridian and Sanctum, inspiring unusual greed in the populace. To...
A volcano arose during the Convocation, dooming one of the Eth Empire’s secret laboratories. Now the Storm Legion has learned that the Charmer’s Coil developed in that lab survived the disaster, and seeks to add its hypnotic...
RIFT Mobile Authenticator now available
Protect your account with the RIFT Mobile Authenticator, a brand new app from Trion Worlds. Download this handy little application to your iOS or Android mobile device—absolutely free of charge—and link it to your RIFT...
Try RIFT for free this weekend!
Due to an overwhelming response, Trion Worlds is holding another Allies of the Ascended event this weekend. We’re giving out Ally Codes that will grant new players access to the world of Telara, free of charge, for the entire...
Tales of Telara presents: Drowning in Snow
The Boar Spear’s adventure is over, but we have only just begun to tell the Tales of Telara. Dive into our next series, "Drowning in Snow," starring Kira and Uriel. Defiant players know Kira as a jaded Kelari Rogue and Uriel as...
Telarans who do not know better think the Guardians are all shining bastions of hope and virtue, and that Paladins are beyond reproach. They would hate to meet Frederic Kain, with his grim, scowling face and black, bloodied...
Face Alsbeth at the River of Souls
The Endless Court has seized control of the River of Souls, and Alsbeth the Discordant recruits both endless hordes and elite fallen enemies to serve eagerly in the Devourer's thrall. Watch as she taunts Ascended with her...
Raid the River of Souls
Hot on the heels of release, RIFT’s first content patch introduces the River of Souls, where Ascended can challenge Alsbeth, Mistress of Discord and leader of the Endless...
An undead plague heralds the River of Souls
Players can look forward to an aggressive update schedule for RIFT, beginning with the River of Souls. Patch 1.1 will see the Mistress of Discord rampage throughout Telara, raising hordes of walking dead, unleashing Death Rifts...
Killer for the gods
The Boar Spear is dead. Again. Luckily, the Ascended have more than one life (and one Soul) to give for Telara. Will Ulfrid destroy Gloamwood, or will Hugo return the lich to his early grave? See for yourself in the extended,...
Alsbeth the Discordant
With King Aedraxis Mathos dead, leadership of the Endless Court has fallen to the necromancer Alsbeth Rothmann. It was Alsbeth who disabled Port Scion’s defenses, Alsbeth who is responsible for Prince Zareph’s disappearance,...
As a new day dawns, young Guardians enter Silverwood, where Tavril once swore the Elves to service. Here, amid the lush forest, you can study magic at Quicksilver College, fight the corruption of the Mirror of Ages, and confront...
To feed the Devourer
Of all the Dragon Cults, none is more numerous and insidious than the Endless Court. Anyone mad enough to crave power over the dead can embrace eternal service to Regulos and oblivion. From the evil sorceress Alsbeth, to...
If you’re looking forward to face-smashing, back-stabbing, spell-slinging action in the warzones and Warfronts of Telara, then you’ll be chomping at the bit when you see the rewards RIFT offers PvP junkies. Gear, ranks,...
The prison of Greenscale the Primeval is breached! The forces of House Aelfwar have discovered his resting place, tampered with the magical chains that bind him, and now prepare to release Greenscale’s wrath upon the soft and...
Beastmaster, Bard, Cabalist, and Chloromancer
There are Warriors whose deadliest weapons are their animal companions, and Rogues who set aside the dagger and pick up a lute to inspire their teammates. Some Clerics sow devastation across the battlefield, while some Mages can...
The legend of Greenscale
In their natural state, Telara’s forests are beautiful and pristine, though not without reasonable danger. Thanks to Greenscale and the Plane of Life, the Age of Dragons saw wild and alien forests overtake the land, turning...
New PvP page links to Souls, Warfronts, and more
Want to know about the PvP Souls designed to give every Calling an edge in combat, or find out the victory conditions in each of the four Warfronts that will be playable when RIFT™ launches? Maybe you want learn how defeating...
The werewolves of Gloamwood
When we last left Hugo, he was plunging from a high tree bough in the deadly embrace of Lord Ulfrid’s werewolf “hound.” This is, believe it or not, far from the most dangerous thing to happen to...
Pieces of Orphiel
Arguably the founder of the Defiant, definitely the man who reintroduced Eth technology to Telara, Orphiel Farwind also gave King Aedraxis the tools to open the...
The Brothers’ War
The Mathosian Empire traditionally assigned younger princes the rule of prosperous Port Scion to pacify their desire for power and discourage possible coups. Who would have expected that Aedraxis, elder twin and king of Mathosia,...
Best beloved of the Vigil
For centuries, Shyla and her Prince Hylas led the High Elves in Tavril’s service. Learn how they parted, and how this Ascended priestess strives to protect her people—and all Telara—from a similar...
An enchanted well in Lantern Hook allows Ascended to live out a terrible potential future where the forces of Maelforge reign supreme. If you wish to prevent the fall of Telara, you must first experience the Fall of Lantern Hook!...
The fallen forest
Until recently, Mathosians felled only the few mighty granitewood trees they needed to build their grandest structures. Thanks to Aedraxis, the forest is all but gone. Explore the remains of Scarwood Reach before House Aelfwar...
Evil in Deepwood Cottage
Two enchantresses protected Gloamwood from harm in the days before the rifts. Once, the bandit Hugo Waldemar gave them an artifact for safekeeping. On the run from minions of Regulos, the Boar Spear seeks to reclaim this...
Sons of Mathos
Rulers of the last great empire of Telara, the Mathosians reigned supreme in piety and armed might. Their valor kept the world safe for centuries, but did their pride seal Telara’s...
Twisted wretches in Runic Descent
The Dwarves of Hammerknell built a beautiful garden in a ravine. The same runic magic that destroyed Hammerknell has infected the garden, twisting everything that enters into a slave of...
Cyril Kalmar, Champion of the Guardians
Cyril Kalmar was a mythic figure long before the rifts came, inspiring heroic tales throughout Mathosia. Slain and reborn as a mighty Ascended, Cyril leads the Vigil’s forces to undo the doom of the...
Even the dead have forgotten liberty
Explore Freemarch, breadbasket of both Telara’s great empires, now home to the brilliant Defiant. Yet in the shadow of fallen Port Scion, under the tread of a returned tyrant, and infected by rifts of Death and Water,...
Sword and spell, healing and headshots
Each Ascended Calling welcomes a new Soul with a host of powers and abilities to aid against the invaders. Riftblades give Warriors unstoppable magic strikes, Marksmen make Rogues deadly from a distance, Necromancers command the...
No rest for the Wardens
Just and noble rulers of Freemarch, the March Wardens deserve better than to have their rest disturbed by the cultists of the Endless Court. Eliam, the first Warden, summons you to Iron Tomb to free his successors’ ghosts from...
All that glitters and grinds
Laethys, Dragon of Earth, exists to spread greed, lust, and desperate desire. Her minions in the Golden Maw are fat merchants and slimy backroom dealers ready to sell Telara for a handful of gold. From the Earth Rifts come...
Escape from Gloamwood Pines
Running along moonlit rooftops is a rogue’s favorite way to travel, especially when the corpse of a nobleman you murdered a lifetime ago is hurling spells at your back and the streets below teem with the hungry dead....
Four bold new souls join the fight
We’re pleased to announce that four new souls have joined the battle against Telara’s enemies. Paragons bring dual-wielding focus, while Riftstalkers are all but impossible to strike. Shamans attack with arctic fury, and...
City of gods and Guardians
For the first time, you can explore the sacred city. No less than Cyril Kalmar takes you through Sanctum, pointing out its holy orders and sweeping architecture, reminding the Guardians of the golden age they strive to...
TRION WORLDS KICKS OFF RIFT™ CLOSED BETA
Trion Worlds, a global developer and publisher of premium online games, announced today that the first closed beta event for RIFT™, the highly-anticipated MMORPG, is scheduled to take place December 3-6,...
Danger flies through the Air Rifts
The Plane of Air is home to beings that ride the wind, looking down on land-bound mortals. Crucia the Storm Queen offers her followers perfect clarity of mind—her own...
Servants of the Profane
The Abyssal cultists of Akylios have taken over the highest peaks of Iron Pine, working to awaken an age-old cephalon frozen in the...
The mountain’s frozen bones
During the Age of Dragons, great heroes imprisoned the Dragon of Air in bottomless ice. The mighty Icewatch oversee her prison, but threats from the rifts and local bandits have stretched even these stalwarts to their...
The towers of the learned
Once, the Eth used sophisticated magic to strike at the dragons and build an empire of peace and progress. Yet for reasons not fully understood, the Eth Empire fell, and its people have been nomads ever...
The further adventures of Hugo Waldemar
Once, Hugo Waldemar was a vicious bandit, ready to end anyone who gave him trouble. Read "The Boar Spear, Part 2: Suspended Negotiations" to see how such a man could be chosen as a righteous Guardian, and the consequences of...
Three new souls join the Ascended
Three new souls stand ready to grant Telara’s heroes their power. Lead the charge as a Warlord, heal the faithful and smite the wicked as a Justicar, or marshal the fury of the elements as a...
Terror from the depths
Dark as the deepest subconscious, the Plane of Water gives the Plane of Death a run for its title as most terrifying place beyond the rifts....
Meridian: the Defiant city
Follow Orphiel Farwind on a tour through the stronghold of progress. The proud Defiant have reclaimed the glory of the Eth Empire with Meridian, city of sweeping towers and arcane...
Fight for control of Scarlet Gorge
The Guardians and Defiant will first cross paths in Scarlet Gorge, where three Dragon Cults already vie for precious sourcestone. Scores of heroes and monsters leap into the frenzy of violence, but only a few will emerge from...
Looking for the latest playable race in RIFT™? Look no further. We're thrilled to announce Kelari as the newest playable Defiant...
Stonefield Zone Revealed
We are thrilled to announce Stonefield - the newest playable zone in RIFT™. Heroes seek out the Deepstrike Mines, but these rolling hills hold more than just a...
Looking for the latest playable race in RIFT™? Look no further. We're thrilled to announce Dwarves as the newest playable Guardian...
Gloamwood Zone Revealed
We are thrilled to announce Gloamwood - the newest playable zone in RIFT™. In this dark, deeply forested Zone, players' worst nightmares rise out of the plane-corrupted soil. ...
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