Aion 3.0 - Housing

Date: 2012-12-13 Views: () Comments: ()

1. Players can now own housing in one of the new residential areas, Oriel and Pernon.

Oriel (Elyos)

Pernon (Asmodian)

2. The existing Elyos zones Heiron and Inggison now have 15 houses each.

3. The existing Asmodian zones Beluslan and Gelkmaros now have 15 houses each.

4. Oriel and Pernon, which are primarily residential districts, each have 500 houses ranging across five different types (Palace, Estate, Mansion, House, and Studio).

Free Studios are available to all characters starting at level 21, by doing a series of quests ending with [Elyos] and [Asmodian] .
Starting quests are available from NPC Izunius (the Oriel Teleporter) for Elyos, and Hariton (the Pernon Teleporter) for

Asmodians.
Completion quests:

Palaces, Estates, Mansions, and Houses are available via auction.

Housing Auction Window

Studios share a Studio entrance in Oriel (Elyos) and Pernon (Asmodian).
Palaces, Estates, Mansions, and Houses have their own addresses and can be entered from those places.
A new skill, Homeward Bound, allows you to return to your house.
The skillbook for this skill is obtained as a reward for the new level 21 Studio acquisition quest.
Signs indicate whether or not a house is for sale.
Each house type in each region has a minimum level requirement for players to bid in the auction. Characters who do not meet the requirements cannot participate in the auction.


5. You can list your house for auction from 00:00 Monday to 24:00 Friday through the Real Estate Auctioneer, Butler, or a signpost.

6. Bidding takes place from 12:00am Monday to 12:00pm Sunday.

7. The first housing auctions will begin shortly after 3.0 launch.

8. When the auction closes on Sunday at noon (12:00) auction, if a bid is placed when there are 5 minutes or less remaining, the auction will be extended, up to a maximum of 30 minutes.

9. At the end of the auction, the character with the highest bid will receive the house.

10. A character cannot bid on more than 2 houses at the same time.

11. A character may only use one house at a time. If you already own a house when you win a new house at auction, a 2-week grace period begins, during which time the new house cannot be used.

12. If the character sells the existing house to another character the new house may immediately be used.

13. At the end of two weeks, if the existing house is not sold, ownership of that house is revoked, and the house is automatically listed for auction. Some of the old house's cost will be refunded, and the new house may now be used.

14. If you sell all of your houses at auction and no longer own any housing, you can receive a Studio from the Studio NPC again.
Elyos NPC: Parrine
Asmodian NPC: Sarrik

15. Houses are subject to a weekly maintenance fee.

16. If the maintenance fee is not paid, 1st and 2nd warnings are given. If the house maintenance fee is not paid over 2 weeks, ownership is revoked and the house is listed for auction. Some of the house's cost is refunded to the owner.

The resale price for a studio is 4,000,000 Kinah.

17. You can decorate the interior and exterior of your house using the Decorate function.

Interior Decoration

Exterior Decoration

18. Click the house-shaped button located at the bottom right upon entering your house to enter Decorate mode.

19. Inside the house, you can decorate the wall and floor, or place interior items.

20. Outside, you can decorate the roof, walls, frame (lumber frame), door, yard, fence, or place exterior items.

21. Interior and exterior items can be purchased from the Residential Facility Merchant, House Manager, Furniture Merchant, and other NPCs in the villages.

22. Special decorative items can be acquired through crafting, collection, quests, merchants, and drops.

Crafted Item Collected Item

23. Interior items for houses can be acquired from bosses in certain instances.

24. You can acquire wallpaper, Guestblooms, etc. from the Vintage Grab either in Prosperity's Light village in Oriel, or in Glory's Light village in Pernon.

25. You can acquire interior items from:
Traveling Shugo merchants that appear in 8 places throughout Oriel and Pernon at certain times of day.
Quests.
Monsters appearing in four places in Oriel and Pernon at certain times of day.

26. Certain installed items give out other items, or have special functions.

27. Place Hearthblooms and Guestblooms inside your house, and tend them with fertilizer given by your butler. Hearthbloom and Guestbloom give out various items and perform different functions.

28. Installing storage furniture inside the house allows you extra storage space in addition to your personal warehouse.

Storage

29. Employ staff to gain access to certain stores and warehouses from inside your house.

Staff

30. Use the Decorate function to customize your house's exterior appearance. There are currently 3 options available for Houses and 2 for Mansions. Alternate exteriors for Estates and Palaces will be added in a future update.

31. Set access permissions and signpost content through the signpost or the butler.

32. Players can expel visitors from the house by talking to the butler.

33. You can use the Relationship Crystal in your house to move to your friend's house.

34. All housing types have a Crystal installed: Palaces, Estates, Mansions, Houses, and Studios.

35. Select the name of the friend you want to visit through the Relationship Crystal, and you will be teleported to the house you selected.

36. Use the Relationship Crystal at their house to return to your house.

37. Check your friends' house access and addresses in the Relationship Crystal menu.

38. You cannot teleport to a friend's house that has been listed as private.

39. Added different reward buffs according to the quality of house owned:

When you own housing, a buff icon indicating the effect will be displayed alongside other buffs.

40. Housing Scripts are mini programs that you can create in your house to get certain fun effects.
Talk to your butler and select Edit Script from the menu to open the Script Window.
Click "+" at the top of the Script dialog to open up a list of sample scripts that you can add.
You can freely edit the Scripts to get them to have different effects.

41. The ‘Greeting' script has a feature to allow users to define variables more easily.
Use the arrow to expand the Edit Script window and click the blue link text to get a pop-up allowing you to input text, or choose from a drop-down, to define a particular variable throughout that script.

We will apply this to other scripts in future builds.

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