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Halloween Event 2004

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Badge time.png This article contains information about a past event in City of Heroes. It is provided for historical purposes.


During this event, Heroes could 'Trick or Treat' by clicking on doors in the various zones. Either a treat was awarded in the form of a random inspiration or a trick would spawn various enemies, who came out of the door. Eochai could also be found throughout Paragon City in different levels according to the zones. Eochai was of Monster rank; the Giant Monster rank had yet to be implemented.

Temporary Powers

One of the treats was the Rock temporary power. It is a one use, ranged attack that does minor smashing damage. Matt Miller was the developer behind this homage to It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. [1]

Temp Melee Moderate.png Rock Ranged Smashing Damage
You got a rock.


Six new badges were available for heroes during this event.

File:Badge event hallowspirit.png Hallow Spirit

You have helped defeat a manifestation of Eochai, king of the Fir Bolg.

File:Badge event hunter.png Hunter

You have defeated 20 of the nefarious Vampires who rose from their graves on Halloween.

File:Badge event buster.png Buster

You have defeated 20 ghosts, spirits who have not rested since their original death.

File:Badge event shifter.png Shifter

You have defeated 15 werewolves, supernatural creatures created through the disease of lycanthropy.

File:Badge event deadhead.png Dead Head

You have defeated 50 zombies, the walking flesh of the recently dead.

File:Badge event malleus.png Malleus

You have defeated 75 witches, sorcerous crones who use dark magicks.


Six "new" enemy groups made an appearance during the event.


The Coven was made up of witches who were later turned into The Cabal enemy group found in Croatoa.

Fir Bolg

This was the first players saw the forces of the Fir Bolg, who would become one of the major villain groups present in Croatoa, implemented in Issue 5. They did not award the Pumpkin Master Badge.


Ghosts were used in this event, rather than the Circle of Thorns Spectral Demons of later events.


5th Column vampyri were the models used to make up the Vampires enemy group for the event.


5th Column nightwolves and warwolves were the models used to make up the Werewolves faction for the event.


The zombies were Banished Pantheon soldiers.