Battle for the Edge Overview

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Released on December 18, 2015, Battle for the Edge came unexpectedly as the trailer came out afterwards. The Armorwing was the first dragon from the TV series that was added to the game before the episode introducing it aired (the Armorwing video clip was uploaded a day after the expansion's release).

 

So without further ado, here are some highlights from the expansion that gave us 8 new islands plus temporary access to the dragon hunter camp.

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Gorge II of the Peaceable tribe

Age 17

Critical thinker; artistic; patient; obsessive over things he loves; absent-minded

Expansions completed:

Icestorm quest Deathsong quest  Battle quest  Rtdi icon  Tsol icon 2 

 

Female, age 49

Found on Dragon Island July 19, 2013

Cheerful; ferocious in battle; easily distracted; excitable; reckless flyer.

 

Male, age 2 ¾

Rescued from hunters July 23, 2016

Caring & comforting; rescues other dragons; brave; stealthy; nimble.

 

Female, age 2 ½                              Male, age 12     

Level 30                                       Level 25!

Adopted Nov 11, 2016                 Bonded Feb 12, 2017 

      Reclusive; disobedient;                     Sociable; co-operative; curious;

showy; artistic; cheeky.                          lively; protective of me.

 

 

Gargle

Age 15

Persistent & focused; mature; outgoing; confident; short-tempered

 

Male, age 3

Hatched Jan 1, 2015

Friendly; stubborn & determined; moody; relies on brute strength; heroic.

 

Female, baby

Level 5!

Adopted June 11, 2017

Adventurous, likeable, observant, has quick reflexes, poisonous.

 

 

Battle High Scores:

1. Globstract    -  1134

2. Streamglide -  1088

3. Sparkflare    -  1026

4. Bulkshield    -    859

5. Flingshot      -    573

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Battle for the Edge Quests
  1. Threat of the Dragon Hunters

     
  2. Home Sweet Dragon’s Edge
  3. Multi-Head Bonanza

     
  4. Epic Catastrophe

     
  5. The Hunter in the Blizzard
  6. Stuck on You

     
  7. Archaeologist, Dragon Trainer
  8. Adventures in Dragon Training

     
  9. Poor Archaeologist
  10. Skrill Diversion
  11. Dragon Hunter Troubles
  12. Pirate on the Run

     
  13. What About the Archaeologist?
  14. The Legacy of Harald
  15. This Will Not Stand
  16. Plan in Motion

     
  17. The D!e is Cast
  18. The Waiting Game
  19. Heart of Darkness

     
  20. Ready for War
  21. Battle for Dragon’s Edge
  22. We Won!
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Gorge in his furnished home

Here is the interior of Gorge's hideout: Monstrous Nightmare themed, with a drawing table and a dresser stuffed with books and scrolls to represent my interests. I haven't done much with it since last summer, so it could use some more furniture and decorations.

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Adventures across the Archipelago

Here are all eight new islands and one temp access area that came with this expansion, along with our purposes for visiting them. Some of these are my favourite screenshots I've taken!

 

Hobblegrunt Island:

Fight off hunters, release 5 caged dragons, place booby-trapped chest for Harald.

 

Dragon's Edge:

Strengthen defences and test them out, use battle strategies to defeat hunters.

 

Zippleback Island:

Free Fart 'n' Sniff, find camouflaged Snaptrapper.

 

Dark Deep:

Rescue Prickleboggle, later discover that its Catastrophic Quaken friend was captured.

 

Glacier Island:

Retrieve Heather's book of notes on the hunters from a Snow Wraith.

 

Iron Isle (Armorwing Island):

Lead Armorwing to iron ore, discover that he was captured too.

 

Mudraker Island:

Help Skulder train Mudd!e the Mudraker, free the human from a cage.

 

Scuttleclaw Island:

Distract the Skrill from Scuttleclaws, collect frozen Flightmare spray.

 

Dragon hunter camp:

Investigate a strange blue orb, release the Quaken, escape on Armorwing's back.

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New lighting and texturing

The lighting on these islands has changed considerably since they were first released, so I am going to describe the main changes you'll notice from the 2.7 update.
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Hobblegrunt Island - no longer fades out in the distance.
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Dragon's Edge - the trees are different: thick foliage on the mountain, and yellow and green trees around the path (green ones with large leaves and fruits on them are papaya trees!)
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Glacier Island - less bluish, doesn't fade out.
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Iron Isle - now has purple shadows, doesn't fade out.
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Mudraker Island - brighter lighting, pond water is finally visible
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Scuttleclaw Island - the ice is only blue on the inside of the cave, while the rest is a whitish turquoise.