The Book of Ages

Old Random Events

In 2014, a short site event was held to refresh the Random Events on Neopets, which had remained more or less the same since their introduction to the site in 2000: a simple HTML table, featuring an 80 x 80 pixel image.

While modernized versions of quite a few of these old Random Events can still be encountered today, some have been significantly changed, or retired completely. You can view a full list of the current Random Events on Jellyneo's main site.

Good Events

Items

Something has happened!

Coltzan's beloved pet, Sparky, has ascended. In honour of Sparky, Coltzan has presented you with a winged likeness of his beloved Petpet.

Effect: You get a Sparky. This event first appeared on August 28, 2013, at Coltzan's Shrine, in honour of the passing the previous afternoon of the Neopets artist's real-life dog who inspired the Spardel. It is still active.


Something has happened!

You stumble upon a hidden Spring Gift Basket filled with all sorts of goodies!


Something has happened!

A pushy saleswoman runs up to you, spritzes you with perfume, and hands you a free giftset with a retail value of 500 NP. You'll probably enjoy it once you stop coughing from the smell.

Note: Only appears at the Grooming Parlour in Neopia Central.


Something has happened!

You spot something shiny on the ground and you pick it up. It looks like a bead of some sort. Wonder what it's for...

Effect: You receive a bead for your Lutari Talisman!


Something has happened!

A rather dashing Chia drops by and hands you: [random wearable]. What a nice fellow! You should put it on to show your thanks.

Note: He used to only give out hats.


Something has happened!

You find a piece of the Secret Petpet Laboratory Map!


Something has happened!

Oh look. Jhudora appears and hands you a gift. Wait... Jhudora!? A gift?! Umm... are you sure you should have taken it?

Effect: You get an item with 'poison' in its name.


Something has happened!

Ah, you're a Maraquan soldier aren't you? Great. I was told to give this to you. Please go give it to our friends at the Support Center. They'll know what to do with it.


Something has happened!

Yarr! It's the swabby. Here, have this token-ma-jig. I bet it'd fetch ya a nice reward from that Scalawag at the Support Center. *shifty eyes*


Something has happened!

A Neopets 5th Birthday Goodie Bag suddenly falls from the sky and lands in your lap. You should see what's inside!


Something has happened!

A Small Slice of Neopets 5th Birthday Cake suddenly falls from the sky and lands in your lap. Lucky you!


Something has happened!

A Large Slice of Neopets 5th Birthday Cake suddenly falls from the sky and lands in your lap. Hope you like frosting!


Something has happened!

A Neopets 6th Birthday Goodie Bag suddenly falls from the sky and lands in your lap. You should see what's inside!


Something has happened!

A Slice of Neopets 7th Birthday Cake suddenly falls from the sky and lands in your lap. Hope you like frosting!


Something has happened!

A Giant Slice of Neopets Birthday Cake suddenly falls from the sky and lands in your lap. Hope you like frosting!


Something has happened!

A Neopets 7th Birthday Goodie Bag suddenly falls from the sky and lands in your lap. You should see what's inside!


Something has happened!

Peophey appears and gives you a [random food item]!

Note: She used to give out special crystals.


Something has happened!

Asper Gen appears and gives you a [random food item]!

Note: He used to give out special darts.


Something has happened!

Commando Jub appears and gives you a [random food item]!

Note: He used to give out special arrows.


Something has happened!

Luperus appears and gives you a [random food item]!

Note: He used to give out special Luperus themed items.


Something has happened!

An Old Wizard appears and gives you a [random food item]!

Note: He used to give out Burning/Fire/Earth/Darkness Potions.


Something has happened!

Ohhh how cute. It seems [petpet name] has got a [petpetpet name] in its mouth. Have you been feeding it lately?


Something has happened!

You happen upon a traveling library and are given a free copy of [book name]!


Something has happened!

Dr. Sloth appears and hands you a [species name] Transmogrification Potion!!!


Something has happened!

An Alien Aisha gives you a [item with Nerkmid in its name]!!!


Something has happened!

You find a [random food item] on the floor!


Something has happened!

You find a mystical codestone on the floor!


Something has happened!

A mysterious man gives you a lottery ticket. Why not click here to play!


Something has happened!

Your pet has found a captured faerie!!!


Something has happened!

Jacko the Phantom Painter gives you a [name of paint brush]!!!


Something has happened!

A beautiful Fire Faerie floats down and gives you a [name of paint brush]!!!


Something has happened!

You find a piece of the secret laboratory map!


Something has happened!

An old sea captain gives you a piece of a treasure map! Keep hold of it, its very valuable!


Something has happened!

A passing zombie groans, and hands you a piece of a long lost treasure map!!!


Something has happened!

Wow! The Collectable Card '[card name]' has magically found its way into your NeoDeck!


Something has happened!

A Scorchio in a pointy, purple hat hands you a Trading Card and says, "This will be a nice addition to your album!"


Something has happened!

Victory awaits, if you're prepared! Equip your Neopet with this weapon before you charge into battle or they may end up black and blue.

Effect: You now have an Obsidian Dagger. It is in your inventory but not equipped to your Neopet. This occurs if you try to enter an unequipped pet into a Battledome battle.


Something has happened!

A Ghostkerchief goes up to [pet name] and gives them a big hug. Looks like you have found a new friend!

Effect: You now have a Ghostkerchief petpet.


Something has happened!

A passing Chia hands you a [name of cracker] and says 'Happy Christmas'!!!


Something has happened!

Oh look, a delicious biscuit is on the floor. You bend down to pick it up, and spin around - somebody has stolen XXX NP from you while you were distracted!

Note: The biscuit is usually worth more than what was stolen.


Something has happened!

Sir Cheekalot appears and gives you a [Sir Cheekalot themed shield]!

Note: Currently he seems to be giving out a number of other random low-rarity items as well.


Something has happened!

The Easter Cybunny gives you an Easter Negg!! Cool!


Your Neopet

Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls and suddenly all your Neopets are healed back to max hit points!


Something has happened!

[Pet name] has suddenly gained a level!!!


Something has happened!

[Pet name] has got stronger!!!


Something has happened!

Oh no! Boochi fires his ray gun and turns [active pet name] into a Baby [species name]!


Something has happened!

A torrent of multi-coloured water falls from the sky and DRENCHES [active pet name]!!! You hear evil cackling from the sky...

Effect: Turns your pet a random colour.


Something has happened!

Oh no! Where on earth is [active pet name], you cant find him anywhere!!! Where on Neopia could he be?

Effect: Changes the colour of your pet to Invisible.


Neopoints

Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 10 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Some messy person has spilled 10 Neopoints on the floor on this page. You hastily pick them up!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 20 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 50 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 100 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Some messy person has spilled 100 Neopoints on the floor on this page. You hastily pick them up!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 200 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 500 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 750 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 1000 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you just found 5000 Neopoints on the floor!


Something has happened!

For a lost tooth, the tooth faerie gives you XX Neopoints!!!


Something has happened!

Illusen appears in a puff of smoke and says 'I had some spare Neopoints lying around, so I thought you may like to have them!'


Something has happened!

The Golden Pteri flies overhead and suddenly its raining Neopoints! XXXX NP to be exact! He must like you.


Something has happened!

Congratulations, [your username], you found the Secret Mystery Island Treasure of XXX Neopoints!!!!!!!


Other

Something has happened!

Since you have been so nice, you may now play [game name] three more times today! Hoorah!


Something has happened!

Your shop has suddenly increased in size! Wonder how that happened.


Something has happened!

The tooth faerie arrives for your lost tooth, and gives you an avatar in return!


Something has happened!

Dr. Sloth has deemed you worthy of using his image on the NeoBoards!


Bad Events

Items

Something has happened!

We were going to give you the Collectable Card '[card name]', but it looks like you already have that card in your NeoDeck!


Something has happened!

Oh no! We were about to add the Collectable Card '[card name]' to your NeoDeck, but you don't have enough room!


Something has happened!

You might have found a shiny new Collectable Card... if only you had a Neodeck. :(


Something has happened!

The Grundo Leader attacks!!! He steals '[item name]'


Something has happened!

The pant devil attacks!!! He steals '[item name]'


Something has happened!

Meuka slimes up and eats your '[item name]', but the good news is that he left you a lovely lump of Snot!


Something has happened!

What was that sound? Your [item name] is nowhere to be seen! Who could have taken it?


Something has happened!

SLOTH FIRES HIS RAY GUN AT YOU!!! Your [item name] is turned into a mound of sludge!


Your Neopet

Something has happened!

Hmmmm, [pet name] is feeling a bit funny. You should have him looked at.



note: this event used a broken image

Something has happened!

The Darkest Faerie appears and decides to give one of your pets a disease. What did you ever do to her?! You'd better go check on your pets to see what happened.


Something has happened!

[Pet name] doesn't look very happy. In fact, (s)he looks downright Blue. Maybe a toy would help.

Effect: Changes your pet's colour to Blue


Something has happened!

Erm... [Pet Name] looks a little... angry. Don't you think you should keep her happy?

Effect: Changes your pet's colour to Red


Something has happened!

Hubrid Nox stares at you, and his eyes glow. All your Neopets have come down with a bad case of '[name of disease]'!!!


Something has happened!

[Pet name] has suddenly come down with a bad case of '[name of disease]'!!!


Something has happened!

Count Von Roo appears in a puff of smoke and bites [pet name] on the neck! Ouch!

Effect: Your pet loses some hit points.


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says: It's been so long since I read [book name] I totally forgot what happens at the end. Can I read it again?

Effect: Your pet must re-read the book.


Neopoints

Something has happened!

The Bug Brothers jump up and steal XX Neopoints!!


Something has happened!

Oh look, a delicious biscuit is on the floor. You bend down to pick it up, and spin around - somebody has stolen XXX NP from you while you were distracted!

Note: However, the biscuit is usually worth more than what was stolen.


Something has happened!

A Ghost cackles insanely and steals XX Neopoints from you...


Something has happened!

Ghost grins evilly and steals XX Neopoints from you...


Something has happened!

A Ghost takes XXX Neopoints from you and puts it on the money tree!


Something has happened!

A Ghost takes XXXX Neopoints from you and puts it on the money tree!


Something has happened!

The incessant mewing of a Mutant Kadoatie drives you completely mad, and you give its owner 5,000 Neopoints to take it away!


Something has happened!

Not been paying your bills eh? The Tax Beast arrives and takes 10% of your Neopoints away!


Something has happened!

Not been paying your bills, eh? The ANGRY Tax Beast arrives and takes 25% of your Neopoints away... because he is ANGRY.


Something has happened!

Icy Skeletons surround you and steal XXX Neopoints!


Something has happened!

Some members of the Pocket Change Redistribution Committee approach you and "appropriate" XXX NP that you had in your pockets!

Note: This random event supplanted the following random event, which has been retired.


Something has happened!

Uh oh! Some mean-looking bullies approach you, hold you upside-down, and steal the XXX NP that falls out of your pockets!

Note: If you had 0 NP on hand already, they actually ended up giving you Neopoints! This random event has been retired.


Something has happened!

King Skarl appears and orders his guards to collect XXXX Neopoints from you. Who knew there was such a thing as Marrow Tax?

Effect: 5% of your on-hand Neopoints are taken


Something has happened!

Dr. Sloth has his "associates" take 20% of your Neopoints away to support his next Neopian invasion effort.


Other Events

Something has happened!

The Darkest Faerie appears to be deep in thought and doesn't notice you. You'd better run before she finds you and... well, you don't want to know what will happen.


Something has happened!

You hear the cackling of a MAD PIRATE CAPTAIN.


Something has happened!

The Black Pteri sits on a fence post howling doom and misery for all to hear...


Something has happened!

It's raining... Mortogs?

Effect: Mortogs float down the page.


Something has happened!

The Golden Pteri flies overhead, but none of your Neopets are Pteris so he just flies away.

Note: Occurs when you don't have a Pteri for a pet.


Something has happened!

Illusen appears in a puff of smoke and says 'Oh, I was going to give you some money, but you have too much!'


Something has happened!

A robot flies past you on fire! Help! Help! Dr. Sloth is after me!


Something has happened!

A slimy scamander slithers over this page and hisses at you!


Something has happened!

The Swamp Ghoul says 'I will eat your Neopets for breakfast...'


Something has happened!

The Swamp Ghoul says 'You're never safe... not from the Swamp Ghoul!'


Something has happened!

All your Neopoints have been stolen, and all your items, and all your pets are sick, and your stocks have ... oh wait, it was just a horrible, horrible dream.


Something has happened!

An ominous looking Red Pteri flies by. "I hope you didn't want to actually do anything on the site today." *BRAAWWKK*


Something has happened!

The Lava Ghoul floats on this page and looks at you menacingly! I think you were lucky this time...


Something has happened!

You feel really dizzy... and faint. When you come back 'round to consciousness, you are... Uggh! What's that smell?

Effect: Takes you to the Rubbish Dump.


Something has happened!

Motes of light surround you. You have been summoned to FAERIELAND by Queen Fyora.

Effect: You are automatically taken to Faerieland.


Something has happened!

An ugly bug sits here eating a Scabu. He says 'Im going to eat all your Neopets food when you arent looking!!!'


Something has happened!

Vira laughs maniacally at you... 'Fancy a fight in the Battledome?'


Something has happened!

An Earthquake! Quick! Hide under your Desk! (You do have one in your NeoHome, don't you?)

Effect: Your browser shakes like mad!


Something has happened!

A Blue Shoyru zooms down from the sky and whizzes past your head.


Something has happened!

Sssidney whispersss 'Sssoo... have you been to the Deserted Fairground lately???'


Something has happened!

GRUNDO MUST EAT NEOPETS!!! GRUNDO FETCH NEOPETS FOR MASTER!


Something has happened!

The Monocerous growls 'Over the last month I have eaten XX Wockys'


Something has happened!

Your Neopets stomach is rumbling.... I think they would like a [food item]! You better buy one for them :)


Something has happened!

The Monocerous roars 'Once I ate 16 Jub Jubs in a week!'


Something has happened!

Boochi fires his ray gun at [pet name], but thankfully he misses!


Something has happened!

A Ghost comes out of the ground and stares evilly at you...


Something has happened!

A Ghost comes out of the ground and says 'BOO'


Something has happened!

You hear mysterious chanting coming from far away!


Something has happened!

Brrrrrr, it's cold in here!


Something has happened!

Nigel the Stockbroker Chia says 'Have you considered investing in [random stock (stock's company)]??'


Something has happened!

A huge spider crawls all over the page...


Something has happened!

A huge spider spins her web on this page...


Something has happened!

The Mark of Ta-Kutep burns into this page. You flee in fear!

Effect: You are automatically taken back a page.


Something has happened!

Jhudora appears in a flash of purple and green smoke and says, "Have you completed one of my quests, today?"


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'Did you know that Mystery Island is haunted?'


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'BEWARE!!!'


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'If you have a Chia, Ill be your best friend... they are so tasty'


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'Begone! Leave this page!'


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'Oh an Aisha... that would be great for a mid morning snack'


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'My what tasty Neopets you have!'


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'Its rumoured that neopets that go to Mystery Island never return!!'


Something has happened!

The Ghost Lupe growls 'Dont go to the Mystery Island!!!'


Something has happened!

A Ghostkerchief says 'BOO'


Your Neopet

Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'I just wanted to say that you are the coolest owner!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says '*sigh* I want to play Meerca Chase!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'Im scared, there are so many horrible monsters out there'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'Im starving :('


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'I want some more faeries! Find me some!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'Ice Cream! Buy me some Ice Cream!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'Protect me from the evil Swamp Ghoul, please!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'You havent been working on my homepage enough!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'You dont play with me enough :('


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'You're the best :)'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'Im so happy that you are my owner!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'Mmmmmm I love Neopoints, I want to be the richest pet in Neopia!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'Can we play hide and seek?!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'I think its time you fed me!!!'


Something has happened!

[Pet name] says 'You will buy me lots of presents from the Grooming Parlour wont you?'


Neopets Walking By

Something has happened!

A dragon flies past overhead, he is headed to the Mystery Island.


Something has happened!

A red poogle hops past and says 'Hi!'


Something has happened!

A green scorchio flies past and says 'Hope you are having fun!'


Something has happened!

A blumaroo bounces past and says 'Never ever give out your password!'


Something has happened!

A pink poogle hops past and says 'Hi!'


Visits From Adee

Something has happened!

Adee the Chia says 'Did you know you can send postcards to friends?? Check them out by clicking here'


Something has happened!

Adee the Chia says 'Have you seen the cool World Events??'


Something has happened!

Adee the Chia says 'You can now get a NeoBadge for your web site!'


Something has happened!

Adee the Chia says 'Did you know you can send neopets to friends?? Fill in a simple form here...'


Terror Mountain Exclusive Events

Adding to the festive air of Terror Mountain were an abundance of Random Events that could be found there and nowhere else.

Good

Winter Random Event!!!

You pick an Ice Negg from a nearby bush!


Winter Random Event!!!

You have stumbled upon the great Ice Treasure of X Neopoints!!!


Winter Random Event!!!

Wow! You have found a Christmas Paint Brush!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Wet Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Poison Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Evil Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Yellow Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Peach Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Exploding Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Icy Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Sticky Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Snow Mudball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

Somebody from high up throws a Stone Snowball at you! You pick it up!


Winter Random Event!!!

You pick an Super Ice Negg from a nearby bush!


Bad

Winter Random Event!!!

The ice devil attacks!!! He steals '[item name]'


Winter Random Event!!!

SNOWBALL ATTACK! - [pet name] gets hit by a snowball from above and takes X damage!


Miscellaneous

Winter Random Event!!!

A gust of icy cold wind blows past you, chilling you to the bone.


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'Hey, did you know its Donna's Birthday on the 10th December! :)'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'I wonder whats at the top of the mountain...'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'I must get some more Ice Neggs for tea!'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'They say an evil old man lives in a castle at the top of the mountain... I dont believe them!'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'Brrr... im glad I have this warm coat on!'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'I wish I could play Snow Wars as well as you :( '


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'Have you looked at the Advent Calendar lately?'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'I hope your pets wrap up warm'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'It's toasty warm in this coat!'


Winter Random Event!!!

The Snow Faerie says 'All my sisters hate the Ice World, they say its too cold. I love it here.'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'Who is throwing snowballs at me?!?!'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'Apparently there is something going on at the top of the mountain!'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'I used to be a game show host once'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'You must be freezing!'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'Brrr! Im freezing! Im going home!'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'Have you tried the slushies? I hear they are awfully good!'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'Tally ho!'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'The Ice Caves are great... but watch out for the Frost Beast'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'Hi there!'


Winter Random Event!!!

A passing Bruce says 'Fancy a snowball fight??'


Tyrannia Exclusive Events

Possibly due to the connection between Terror Mountain and Tyrannia, and how site content was being managed at the time, Tyrannia also got its own set of exclusive Random Events.

Good

Tyrannian Random Event!!!

Grarrg stomps in and says 'You look like a you could help us in our army! I have upgraded your rank!'

Effect: Increases your Tyrannian Army points, which are viewable on your user lookup if you have them.


Tyrannian Random Event!!!

You find a piece of tasty Omelette on the floor and pick it up!


Bad

Tyrannian Random Event!!!

A fungus ball is sitting on this page... and it EXPLODES!. You get confused and drop X Neopoints.


Miscellaneous

Tyrannian Random Event!!!

JarbJarb says 'Ugga ugg Tyranu Evavu'


Tyrannian Random Event!!!

Uggsul says 'Ugga ugg Tyranu Evavu'


Tyrannian Random Event!!!

Grarrg the Battle Master stomps past you, muttering something about war


Tyrannian Random Event!!!

Plesio says 'Fancy spinning the Wheel of Mediocrity?'


Tyrannian Random Event!!!

A group of excited fans rush past you shouting '[today's band]' are playing tonight!!!



This page was written by JN Staff and last updated on November 28, 2021.

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