Caketastrophe

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The topic of this article or section is part of Caketastrophe.
As such, the content described below is only available during the event.
The preview image for the Caketastrophe in 2012.

The Caketastrophe is an annual Event.

Contents

Overview

Spiral Knights is celebrating its first anniversary with a special event! Visit the Haven Town Square to meet the Skylark's Head Chef, Biscotti. She will inform you of a 'situation' at hand that involves hordes of monstrous cakes known as 'Creep Cakes.' Helping her solve this 'situation' will reward you with cake helms! - Forum Post.

Gameplay

Total Caketastrophe! on the Mission Interface.

Arcade

Creep Cake nests can be found in areas that spawn in Clockwork Tunnels-Style levels in the Arcade during the event. Similar to Scenario Rooms, these areas have a chance to randomly appear in appropriate arcade levels. Players should be prepared for a fight when stepping on the party button in these rooms.

Prestige

"Total Caketastrophe!" is a prestige mission that pits players against Creep Cake monsters. This mission can be completed once per day and is only available during this event.


"A Gremlin in Knead!" is a prestige mission that pits players against electric Creep Cake monsters and features a mini boss fight. This mission can be completed once per day and is only available during this event.

Rewards and Prizes

Token Exchange

Maskwell will trade Frosted Helm costumes in exchange for Cake Slice Tokens. Confetti and Cake Slices are sold by Bulky.


Prize Boxes In addition to the Frosted Helm costumes, Maskwell also has Prize Boxes for trade. These boxes vary from year to year:

Notes

History

The Caketastrophe has happened several times. Below is a calendar for each occurrence of this event. So far, directly-Catastrophe-related-items that were introduced during a given Caketastrophe have been available in some way during all Caketastrophe events following the Caketastrophe in which they were introduced.

Event Calendar
# Start End Duration Forum Announcement Notes
1st 04 April 2012 10 April 2012 7 days Announcement The Birthday Candle, Party Blowout, Party Hat, and Sprinkle Aura accessories were introduced during this event via a Prize Pack.
The event-exclusive prestige mission Total Caketastrophe! was first introduced during this event.
Related Patch Notes: 1
2nd 03 April 2013 16 April 2013 14 days Announcement Accessories from the previous Caketastrophe were available again during this event via the Anniversary Prize Box.
The "UI Overhaul" occurred during this event.
Related Patch Notes: 1
3rd 02 April 2014 09 April 2014 7 days Announcement The Anniversary Prize Box 2014 and Surprise Box prize boxes were first made available during this event.
The event-exclusive prestige mission A Gremlin in Knead was first introduced during this event.
Related Patch Notes: 1
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