The Great NC Scavenger Hunt

It's time to put your sleuthing skills to work in the Great NC Scavenger Hunt! For the week of May 21 - May 28th, 2014, Neopians can join up to three teams and use clues to search for special NC prizes!

In order to begin the hunt, you'll have to pick teams. You may pick one, two, or all three of the available teams. For each team you join, you'll need to buy a special satchel from the NC Mall to hold all the things you need to find. Each satchel costs 700 NC and is used for the entire week.

Prizes Galore!

Participants in this event have multiple opportunities to earn bonus prizes in addition to the daily prize from finding all the items for a specific team. You have a chance at a bonus prize when you activate a satchel within the first three days of the event (up to three bonus prizes, one from each team's satchel). Completing the hunt for one team (finding all of the items during the week's event) will let you choose your own bonus from a pool of items, while completing hunts for all of the teams during the event will award you an additional bonus prize on top of the three team prizes you choose.

Satchel Activation Bonus Prizes


Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie Quest
Mystery Capsule Staff
Mystery Capsule Staff
Gift Wrap Caplet
Gift Wrap Caplet
Nodas Cookie Kiosk
Nodas Cookie Kiosk

The Daily Prizes


May 21 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue Hm, where could you find a floaty substance? Where do even rocks float? No, I won't tell you. You have to guess. Mwhahaha!
Location:Kreludor
The Island Faerie, Jhuidah, uses wrapping paper to wrap items for delivery. She won't mind sharing a roll with us! She likes wrapping gifts too.
Location:Trading Post
My famous Kacheek colleague has many of these handy bowls. You can find him in a gingerbread house, next to a Uni statue.
Location:Bakery
Prize Inside a Balloon
Inside a Balloon
Jhuidah Wig
Jhuidah Wig
Gingerbread Oven Background
Gingerbread Oven Background

May 22 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue Oh, this will be an easy one for big game fans. That Yurble janitor probably hasn't even cleaned up the mess from last year yet...
Location:Hall of Heroes
You can't put a gift box together without tape! The stickiest tape for gift wrap is made by a snotty Meerca. Ew! Good luck, and stay safe.
Location:Snot Splatter
Fetch me a spoon from the least popular Neopet! It's going to come in very handy making these cookies.
Location:Neopet Popularity
Prize Rainbow Confetti Tree
Rainbow Confetti Tree
Green Scallop Evening Dress
Green Scallop Evening Dress
Golden Spoon Wig
Golden Spoon Wig

May 23 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue Decorative and delicious! I always get these gumballs at my favourite candy shop. They make good filler in the mystery capsules.
Location:Chocolate Factory
We're going to need some bows in various colours. There are lots of extra bows discarded by new Usuki owners at one of my favourite shops.
Location:Usukiland
I have no use for crumpets, but there is a Meerca who has a spare rolling pin that we're going to need. Ask nicely.
Location:The Crumpetmonger
Prize Popping Bubble Gum
Popping Bubble Gum
Usuki Bow Shield
Usuki Bow Shield
Dessert Chef Apron
Dessert Chef Apron

May 24 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue This sealing powder keeps the mystery capsule from popping open early. You'll need to find a witch with a red cauldron. Wonder where...
Location:The Witch's Tower
I like to use these to give ribbons a lot of curl on a gift box. The master of springs and bouncy things is handing out these scissors with a demo.
Location:Springy Things
As a coincidence, we also need a thermometer. Ask a scientist about it, but be warned; he can be a little unpredictable.
Location:Aboard The Coincidence
Prize Path to Ednas Tower Background
Path to Ednas Tower Background
Curled Ribbon Skirt
Curled Ribbon Skirt
Skirt of Embers
Skirt of Embers

May 25 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue I always wave a wand when making a mystery capsule. A reclusive faerie in the land of ice cream enchants the best wands. Good luck!
Location:Snow Faerie Quests
Why use just one ribbon when you can use every colour? Someone left a box of white ribbons next to a certain pool and they fell in. Lucky for us!
Location:The Rainbow Pool
Isn't it high time we turned the tables and gave the faeries a quest? Fetch me some faerie dust. You know who to ask.
Location:Faerie Quests
Prize Ice Cream Cone Wand
Ice Cream Cone Wand
Rainbow Moustache and Cloud Beard
Rainbow Moustache and Cloud Beard
Magical Faerie Glade Background
Magical Faerie Glade Background

May 26 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue Don't worry. They're not nasty surprises, despite the source. On that note, you might NOT want to mention Illusen when you pick this up.
Location:Jhudora's Bluff
Sometimes I like to add a few polka dots. Okay, LOTS of polka dots. Anyway, you might try looking in a place that carries pencils and markers.
Location:Neopian School Supplies
Don't tell anyone, but my Kyrii associate actually gets his fortunes from a book, just like the rest of us fortune tellers...
Location:Mystery Island Mystic
Prize Barbat-in-the-Box
Barbat-in-the-Box
Polka Dot Tutu with Tights and Shoes
Polka Dot Tutu with Tights and Shoes
Bundle of Books
Bundle of Books

May 27 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue I like to send apprentices to a wise king -- not to spout attempts at wisdom, but to bottle the trumpet sounds made when the king is impressed.
Location:Wise Old King
It's a good idea to put one of these on a gift box before you forget what you wrapped. I like to get mine from the experts in Happy Valley.
Location:Winter Holiday Tags
I'm sure you know a kind earth faerie with a fondness for cookies. Borrow these cookie sheets, and be quick about it!
Location:Illusen's Glade
Prize Musical Procession Foreground
Musical Procession Foreground
Snow Covered Bridge
Snow Covered Bridge
Leafy Forest Jacket
Leafy Forest Jacket

May 28 Ciphette’s Mystery Search Lavisham’s Giftwrap Grab Noda’s Cookie
Quest
Item
Clue The scrolls of the deep desert are legendary. This particular one can be found in a shop instead of a tomb, fortunately. Mwahaha!
Location:Sutek's Scrolls
We mustn't forget something to line the inside of the gift box with something pretty! I know a certain Negg Faerie with a fondness for plaid.
Location:The Neopian Neggery
You can't make cookies without measuring ingredients! You can find them in... hm. I don't know! Better ask the shopping expert.
Location:Shop Wizard
Prize Embroidered Gold Filigree Skirt
Embroidered Gold Filigree Skirt
Extra Plaid Scarf
Extra Plaid Scarf
Swirl of Magic
Swirl of Magic

Bonus Prizes

For participating in every day of the Scavenger Hunt, players received bonus items for their troubles. Each Scavenger Hunt comes with it's own bonus item. If you're eligible for a bonus item from either of the three Scavenger Hunts, your screen will look something like the image below.

Event Bonus

Everyone who participated and completed each of the three scavenger hunts are awarded with a special bonus prize.

Fortune Cookie Limited Edition Items
Gift Box Mystery Capsule Fortune Cookie
Gift Box Mystery Capsule Fortune Cookie
Great Scavenger Hunt Gift Box Mystery Capsule
Great Scavenger Hunt Gift Box Mystery Capsule
Great Scavenger Hunt Gift Box
Great Scavenger Hunt Gift Box

Ciphette's Mystery Search Bonus

Players who participated in Ciphette's hunt got to choose one limited edition bonus item from one of three Mystery Capsules. The bonus redemption screen from Ciphette looks as follows.

Mystery Capsule Limited Edition Items
Spring Farmhouse Mystery Capsule
Spring Farmhouse Mystery Capsule
Rustic Farm Gate Foreground
Rustic Farm Gate Foreground
Spring Farmhouse Background
Spring Farmhouse Background
Spring Overalls
Spring Overalls
Kanriks Fashion Line Mystery Capsule
Kanriks Fashion Line Mystery Capsule
Fur Lined Cape of Thievery
Fur Lined Cape of Thievery
Ornate Gambeson Shirt
Ornate Gambeson Shirt
Thieves Guild Background
Thieves Guild Background
Apple Harvest Mystery Capsule
Apple Harvest Mystery Capsule
Apple Adventure Orchard Background
Apple Adventure Orchard Background
Cosy Apple Skirt
Cosy Apple Skirt
Green Apple Wig
Green Apple Wig

Lavisham's Giftwrap Grab Bonus

Players who completed Lavisham's hunt are awarded with a choice of three Limited Edition previously released gift boxes and two newly released gift boxes. Participants are able to choose any two of the given gift boxes as their bonus.

Flower Barrow Gift Box
Flower Barrow Gift Box
Light Shower Gift Box
Light Shower Gift Box
Pastel Paisley Gift Box
Pastel Paisley Gift Box

Basic Green Gift Box
Basic Green Gift Box
Basic Orange Gift Box
Basic Orange Gift Box

Noda's Cookie Quest Bonus

Those who helped Noda complete his scavenger hunt are able to choose one of six fortune cookies. For more information on fortune cookies please visit our complete guide located here.

Faerie Quest Fortune Cookie
Faerie Quest Fortune Cookie
Games Fortune Cookie
Games Fortune Cookie
Lab Ray Fortune Cookie
Lab Ray Fortune Cookie

NC Archives Fortune Cookie
NC Archives Fortune Cookie
NC Upcycle Fortune Cookie
NC Upcycle Fortune Cookie
Training Fortune Cookie
Training Fortune Cookie
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