The Feast of Winter Veil is a festive time of year during which players can sample delicious festive treats, playfully toss snowballs, and receive special holiday gifts! The Feast of Winter Veil is a reference to the end-of-year seasonal holiday of Christmas, featuring Greatfather Winter as an in-game version of Santa Claus.
During the Feast of Winter Veil players are sent on various quests, involving such adventures as rescuing a stolen reindeer and defeating Racksum Greep in order to retrieve a lost shipment of goodies! There are a number of special festival-only foods which players can purchase or prepare, ranging from delicious Gingerbread Cookie to the maybe-not-quite-so-delicious Graccu’s Mince Meat Fruitcake! As the festival nears its end, at 10 am PST on December 25th (corresponding with Christmas Day) players can retrieve festive gifts from beneath tall, decorated trees found in Orgrimmar or Ironforge. These gifts contain seasonal, festival-only items and always include a special item available only during that year’s festival!
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