The game team has resolved this issue. Keys will be distributed via in-game messages and the quest timer will be extended.
More information and timeline here.
*This includes currently unclaimable keys as well*
As previously announced, the team will be distributing an additional point toward milestones to anyone who completed the Absorbing Man fight in the first step of the Winter of Woe.
This point will be distributed at a later time as it requires the team to pull and analyze data.
The timeline has not been set, but work has started.

Valor Wiped Out Unexpectedly

MorosophMorosoph Posts: 100
edited December 2017 in Suggestions and Requests
It wasn't made clear that the unspent valor would be wiped out at the end of the period - I had been saving some to spend at the start of the next cycle. I falsely got the impression that the timeout referred to the the number of items that one could buy. Otherwise, I'd have bought more shards instead of waiting for the price (but not the valor) to reset.

I know that that might sound greedy - expecting one to reset, but not the other, but I thought that the purpose of the buying limit was to space out purchases, with the countdown referring to when one could buy more. There was no indication that I would have to spend valor by a certain time.


  • CptMuffinCptMuffin Posts: 85
    They did say it would go away and be transferred to gold.
  • superunknown012superunknown012 Posts: 413 ★★
    It was made pretty clear - the prices were never going to reset and the valor was being exchanged on a 1:1 basis for gold.

    It wasn't wiped out - you just got a lot more gold now.
    NOTE: Every item can be purchased up to 5 times, but price will increase around 25% each time. Price will not reset. Spending Valor will not reduce your Valor Leaderboard number.
    NOTE 2: Store will become unavailable at some time around December 6th. Valor will be converted to gold sometime near Dec 12.

  • MorosophMorosoph Posts: 100
    CptMuffin wrote: »
    They did say it would go away and be transferred to gold.

    Oh I see. That makes sense. At least it wasn't lost altogether, thought I'd certainly have bought new shards if I'd got the message!
  • MorosophMorosoph Posts: 100
    Newbie posts are spam, now? :(

    I didn't know to check the forum, and I don't remember the limits on valor being explained in-game.
  • It got converted into gold, which is probably more useful anyway. I let about 500k expire and turn into gold.
  • Jkw634Jkw634 Posts: 280 ★★
    The conversion was def more useful. Saved my last 390k valor to get the gold.
  • GwendolineGwendoline Posts: 945 ★★★
    Morosoph wrote: »
    Newbie posts are spam, now? :(

    I didn't know to check the forum, and I don't remember the limits on valor being explained in-game.

    It was send ingame at the start of the event.
  • But they never gave a date or countdown of when the store would go away or the conversion. They only said “soon”. “Soon” being a relative term, I kinda thought maybe a week. Can’t buy catalysts with gold
  • Jkw634Jkw634 Posts: 280 ★★
    The valor store had a timer on it. We knew exactly when it was ending.
  • Haven’t looked at the valor store for a few days, I knew it was between tier 4 or alpha catalysts, was just waiting until it was closer to the end to see which I needed worse. I assumed there would be a message. You know what they say about assuming.
  • GroundedWisdomGroundedWisdom Posts: 36,094 ★★★★★
    There was an in-game message that stated when the expiration dates were.
  • shchong2shchong2 Posts: 2,419 ★★★★
    sorry my friend, but I think the announcement is quite clear. I can understand that not everyone have the time to read every single line and every details, me included. Hopefully you don't loose too much of your valors. I mean you still get them to be converted into gold eventually.
  • JEFFROJEFFRO Posts: 13
    They did tell us dude
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