Hello and Welcome to Eliyo!
If you want to get started right away, then Visit Clayton in Lavinth, a city in the world of Eliyo. Clayton is a breeder of sorts and may be willing to help you out. He knows a lot about taking care of elons too.
If you prefer to read more before jumping in then you can continue by reading the Getting Started Guide now and then visit Clayton when you’re ready. You could also visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page to get some quick answers.×
See the latest game updates from our staff.
Aberrants and Mass Commerce
A big thanks to everyone who filled out the survey from the last news post. Overall the features ranking had a lot of variation in what was considered priority, but was still useful in going forward.
The visual ranking was a lot more consistent with most people wanting more elons, parts, and markings as the obvious top 3. A new elon is already in the works with more information to hopefully come soon, but nothing on that to report today. But I am introducing a new eye part as represented above and to go along with the latest feature update.
Boss Battles - Aberrant Elons
While battling in the area aberrant elons will also appear. Aberrants are smarter with better AI for battling and higher starting stats. They are also set apart by their glowing eyes. While aberrants are catchable, their catch rate is fairly low. So expect it to be difficult, with a lower starting relationship level. Aberrants are also harder to breed, and the glowing eyes have a pretty low rate of carry on.
In addition to the boss battles I have added in a few quality of life updates to hopefully make it easier to setup commerce actions for elons including selling to other users, setting up public breeding info, releasing elons, and selling elons to Clayton.
On the elons Nest or Group page there is a link 'Quick Elon Commerce' which will link to the multi sell feature with secondary navigation to the multi public breeding page and release pages.
Sell to Clayton Update
The sell to Clayton page has been updated to add in an option to select a specific nest section. So you can now easily sell Clayton elons from a specific section instead of having to move them to your group first.
And that sums up this specific update. As always, let me know if you run into any issues. Hope you all enjoy!
We are looking for your input on priorities going forward with Eliyo development. Please fill out this survey and let your opinion and thoughts be known!
Elons will now grab favorite toys for themselves when you play with them. The toy will appear on the lower right hand corner of an elons profile when an elon has taken a favorite for themselves. You can remove their favorite toy from them if you would rather they didn't keep that toy for whatever reason. The option can also be found on the profile on the main tab where you remove backgrounds underneath where you set them for sale or stud.
Elons tend to favorite toys that they play with continually, something about the familiarly. So if you want a specific toy to be a favorite, then keep playing with it and eventually the elon will probably grab it, granted it doesn't break first!
Playing with and feeding your elons has gotten a lot more interesting in general too. Now instead of a boring generic message, the text has some variation based on each elons personality. Here's an example below.
Let us know your thoughts down below! Which toy is your elons favorite?
Quest Log and Scrolls
A quest log has been added in so you can more easily track your active quests along with viewing your past quests. This will be especially useful as more quests are added in.
When you click the book icon in the top user interface section that takes you to your recent elon activities there is a secondary quest link on that page now.
Custom Background Scolls
No longer just collectible scrolls can be applied to an elon as their background. Some scrolls are more meant to be collectible and visually attractive to look at and some are more meant for backgrounds. But I try to allow a single scroll to be decent for either. For this reason a scroll may look a bit different when applied versus just viewing the full image.
The seasonal winter and spring backgrounds have been added to the game as scroll items, though they are rarer elyte items. As well a new scroll item has been added in that only costs coins, though it is rare so you might have to keep coming back to find it.
Hope you all enjoy and are staying safe during this trying time! Let me know below what scroll items you'd like next!
Spring Has Arrived!
I hope you all are doing well in this crazy time. Spring has finally arrived in Eliyo! The seasonal background on elon profiles have been updated accordingly and the default theme has been set back to Spring.
I have added a full screen mode for battling which can now be utilized. Due to how browsers tend to handle fullscreen, you may need to select fullscreen at the start of every battle. I will be working on some possible updates to be able to change this behavior, so that you can continue to stay in fullscreen mode as your default behavior anytime you enter a battle, but for now it may be a little sporadic as to whether it'll start automatically or not. If you would rather not use fullscreen mode, then you can battle the same as you always have.
While I have done testing to try and make sure everything is working, please let me know if you run into issues. Specificially I will need to know what device you are using and what browser you are using. I can't promise support for every browser, but I will do my best to get it working.
Captcha / Bot Protection
In order to try and prevent against robo playing the game I have added in some captcha checking. This should only happen if your activity seems suspect, which may happen to those of you who spam battle over and over really fast. I know we have some dedicated battlers here, so I do anticipate some players running into the captchas which I know won't be ideal for everyone. However I do feel like it's necessary to have something in place to help keep the leaderboards free of cheating.
Let me know if any of you run into issues with this as well. I may tweak things a bit still if it seems to be checking to often or not often enough.
Badges, Nest Backgrounds, and More!
I am happy to report a handful of updates have just went live!
You can now find badges around the site. Badges can be favorited so that they show up on your forum posts and your user profile. Currently there are 8 to find, with many more planned! I won't tell you how you acquire them, so play around and discover them all.
A big thank you to Aaron for this update. This marks his first contribution as a programmer to the site and the first code update not done by me. Hope to have more in the future.
And a big thank you to PepperHead as well for the art for these including coming with ideas with just general direction to go on.
You can now set whatever timezone you want from your account settings page. Setting your timezone will affect time events which right now would be if you set Dynamic as the option for layout, though more things could come into play in the future.
I acquired a couple assets and updated Eliyo coin, elyte, and breed heart indicator to be more attractive. The previous ones were made by me and really meant to be temporary. So they've been updated. Hope you enjoy the new ones.
Daily Bonus Modal
Previously there was a notification to alert you of your daily bonus acquired. This has been updated to feel more rewarding with a modal on login that shows what you earned today, yesterday, along with what you will earn tomorrow and the next time you'll earn an elyte.
Default Elon Background
You now have a couple selection options for your elon backgrounds. The original older one, a plain light one, a plain dark one, and a seasonal one. This can be set for your entire account along with each elon individually.
Being it's winter, this snow one is the current background applied if you select seasonal.
Note, this is part 1 for elon background updates. I won't spoil part 2 for now, but stay tuned!
That's it for now with more to come. As always let me know if you run into any problems.
New Layout, Yokios, and Breeding Feature!
A late happy holidays for Christmas and New Years! Sorry for the delay on that, I wanted to post it with an update or two and it took longer than planned to get things ready for release. But I have been working hard to get these updates to you and am happy to report they are finally here. And in time for Valentine's Day!
I did push most of the updates this morning so you may have noticed these already.
New Theme, Snowy Village
Finally a new theme has been released for Eliyo. A winter village fitting the colder season of Eliyo. The theme is currently the default theme when you aren't logged in, but you'll need to update your layout choice from your account settings if you want to set the theme for yourself. Both a day and night theme are included as is the case with the original. And as always you can customize the layout further yourself by entering your custom css in the Custom CSS field also found in your account settings (click the gear to the right on your name at the top of the screen).
New Yokio Herbs
A couple new yokios herbs have been added to the game. An Azure Yokio and Rose Yokio. When used these guarantee that you'll get a male or female litter respectively. They have the same success rate as normal yokios (note yokios are not used up for failed breed attempts) and do not affect litter size in anyway, just determine what sex your offspring will be. These are a premium item and can be brought at the Vincent's General Goods for 10 Elytes each.
New Breeding Feature
And finally a new breeding feature that allows you to easily breed your elons with the public or friends. Set your elon to allow people to request breedings with them. Options include the everyone or just your friends (people you are friends with). You can set different prices for a failed and successfully attempts (as elons can still refuse to breed) as well.
Note the requester is the one who must have a yokio and chooses which yokio herb to use as well they are the ones that get the offspring.
I hope you all enjoy and please let me know if there are any issues so I can get them corrected!
The Christmas treats have been removed from the Bakery and the Valentine's treats and plushies are available for a limited time once again. Enjoy!
Happy Thanksgiving! And other News!
New toes marking has been released.
Vincent's is also stocking a limited time Elyte item that is a marking shroom. Use this shroom on an elon and they'll gain a random marking! You can't choose the marking or color you get nor is there currently anyway to remove markings, so choose which elon you put a marking on carefully.
New Items and Quest
There are a handful of new desserts available stocking in Gertrude's Bakery. With all the new deserts she may need a hand gathering some ingredients to create them all! You'll notice a new button 'Chat With Gertrude' on the Bakery page which allows you to chat with her and sometimes start a quest to get some items for her in exchange for coins and/or breads.
I've also added a couple more items to different gathering areas including pinecones, grass, and garlic.
Some Halloween exclusive plushies are stocking in the toy shop for a limited time. Some old favorites have returned along with a some new Nyrin plushies being added to the mix!
Basic Apothecary Quest
You can now chat with Rose at the Apothecary including accepting a quest that lets you give her some mushrooms in exchange for coins. The quantity and type of mushrooms changes when you accept a quest from her depending on what she needs right then, but for the moment she is only asking for dark stem shrooms.
Have a great quest idea for another npc (or more for Rose)? Post your ideas down below!
Added in new lineage view for elons. You can get to it from their profile page and you are able to view their immediate parents, grand parents and great grandparents along with any offspring they may have down below.
Swampy Forest Gathering Area
You can now gather items for free every hour in a new forest south of Lavinth! You get 10 gathers every hour. Hope you enjoy!
Expanded Drag and Drop Feature
I've updated the drag and drop sort feature so that you can now drag and drop elons to your group and nest sections to easily sort them.
When you hover over the nest partition, it'll also open up and list the sections underneath it. You can't do the hover swap affect while dragging an elon however, so you'll need to open up the partition with the section you want to drop the elon into before you pick them up. I worked on getting it to work together for a while, but there were some issues getting it to work so I dropped it in favor of getting this released for you all.
Hope you all enjoy!
Better Needs Handling and Random Events
Sleep and Food Needs
Did a lot of reworking on the system for when you are away and log back in and elons should be a lot easier to care for now.
I had previously updated the required food amount elons needed each day to be greatly reduced, but missed updating a location for it, and so it wasn't working as intended, but now it should be. I also updated everyones food bin so you should have a little stock to start with. Along with that I increased elons current food levels so they are close to full or full depending on what their level was before the update.
Let me know if things still seem off but hopefully this will help it not be so burdensome to take care of your elons.
Completely reworked this code so that elons should typically be awake and rested after you leave and come back to the site. I know sleeping elons has been a huge problem for people and while I had tried tweaking the code in the past it's still been an issue. So hopefully this time it'll be working a lot better. Of course some tweaking may be needed, but overall should be better.
There will now be random events that can happen as you play the game. There are just a few so far with more to be added. This can include a couple detrimental ones, fairly minor amounts, but loss of coin and health is a possibility. Otherwise you can find coins or very rarely a Elyte.
Feel free to make suggestions for some other random event ideas below!
Downtime and Other News
Hey everyone, you may have noticed the server went down for a bit and I wanted to assure you it was just a server issue and the game is not being shut down. We ran out of disk space. I have for now just increased the server size, but plan on clearing out logs and possibly doing even more automaticed log pruning to keep them from filling up too much more.
Logs are nice as they help me track the game and see how it's being used as well as address issues as they come up, but it also significantly adds a lot of bloat to the server.
I also wanted to apologize for my absense the past few months. Honestly I have just been a bit burnt out on everything, and with Eliyo being regulated to hobby status needed to take a step back for a bit and recharge. But I am still planning on updates for Eliyo and have worked on different items including the questing system in this time (it's getting there but not ready yet), the pace is just a little slower being I do have to work a full time job and have other life responsibilities as well.