Brave the Darkness of Aetolia

  • Stalk the night as one of the feared Vampires, siring an army of progeny in your bid to eradicate the Light!
  • Explore the twisting depths of dungeons, soaring heights of mountains, and all the lands between!
  • Lead one of the great cities of Sapience in the eternal struggle against the god-like Dreikathi!
  • Get lost in the eldritch mysteries woven through every aspect of life in the world of Aetolia!
  • 100% Free to Play Forever.



Forge Your Path - For Good or Ill

Options for character customization and unique roles are endless in Aetolia, with different guilds, races, ethos, tradeskills and more to embrace.

  • Gain infamy as one of more than twenty classes, with the ability to learn up to ten classes at once!
  • Seek greatness in the ranks of the Fellowship of Explorers, searching out the darkest depths and uncovering their mysteries!
  • Become renowned as one of the great craftsmen of Aetolia; characters can learn Cooking, Forging, Pyrotechnics, Floristry, and much more!
  • Track down and do battle with the mysterious Eld, draining them of vital energies for use in city research and development!

Discover New Worlds and Wonders

The world of Aetolia is always expanding, and opportunities for new adventurers lie just beyond their fingertips!

  • The mysterious continent of Albedos, home to the Dreikathi Empire, continues to expand, with new areas regularly opening!
  • Discovery of new races like the aquatic Utari and the wily Caentoi expand the culture of the realm!
  • Evolving guild structures and changing class mechanics keep politics and warfare an ever-evolving fascination!
  • With no level-cap to limit advancement, the potential for character growth and development is limitless!

To play Aetolia, you just need to create a character. Just click the button below and start playing immediately!

By creating a character you

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News and Events

April 28, 2016

In the early afternoon of the 6th of Khepary, a harrowing shriek and radiating green light set the southern horizon ablaze south of Enorian. Quickly responding to the scene, the citizens of the

April 07, 2016

The crafting talents of Barding and Taxidermy have made their way to Aetolia! With Barding, you can create extravagant armour for your mount, as well as other items like saddles and saddlebags.

Aetolia Live

Level Gained
Spiron earned level 17.
Completed Tour
Felorn graduated from the introductory tour.
Level Gained
Spiron earned level 16.
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Acass earned level 13.
Level Gained
Acass earned level 12.