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!

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News and Events

June 17, 2015

Aetolia has come under attack by a legion of creatures from the Shadow Plane, lead by Ati, the Shadow. Determined to free Ohlsana, the Shadow Mother from Her prison, Ati has laid siege to the

April 17, 2015

After months of rifts and demons, the culmination of events in Aetolia came to a head as Yetrent performed a final ritual to bind these rifts into a single large one. Once stabilized, entrance to

Aetolia Live

Level Gained
Atash earned level 79.
Player Death
Kelliara was slain by a towering Shil'tok despoiler.
Player Death
Kelliara was slain by a towering Shil'tok despoiler.
Player Death
Kamus was slain by a mutated kelki ravager.
Level Gained
Kanewill earned level 46.