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Hestia — A Song of Blood and Ice
With the ambition to revive the kingdom and cling to a glorious past, Hestia joined the war between the five kingdoms to monopolize the…
With the ambition to revive the kingdom and cling to a glorious past, Hestia joined the war between the five kingdoms to monopolize the Crystal of Life.
Hestia is one of the most ancient kingdoms of the continent with an early and once prosperous civilization.
History & Geography
Hestia once had an epic history with a territory that spanned half a continent. At that time, the Elves, the indigenous people of Hestia, with a lifespan of hundreds of years, superior intelligence and superior physical strength, were considered the superior race that ruled the continent.
The elves of Hestia are said to be arrogant, cold-blooded, very racist and especially disdainful, even considering humans and other species as inferior.
After thousands of years under the domination of the elves, humans and other races united to rise up against the elves. Despite possessing many weapons, equipment and elite troops, Hestia’s elves were outnumbered due to their tradition of only purebred marriage. Losing, the native Hestians were driven back to their motherland in the frozen Arctic wilderness.
From there, the Hestians dispersed into small villages and fortresses around the northernmost region. They live mainly on fishing and transporting ice.
Five hundred years of defeat have passed, but the Hestians have never forgotten their glorious past and always dreamed of once again taking over the world.
More than 200 years ago, the ascension of King Irim brought new hope to Hestia. Having learned a lesson in history, King Irim encouraged members of the purebred elves to marry and have children with people of other races. This created a new generation of Hestians with the bloodline that inherited the elves’ elites and their strengths.
There is a part of the Hestia ethnic group with pure fairy blood that still retains the appearance of the fairies: Irim, Pure Fairy Flore, Walking Library Luna, Mermaid Naga and Chloe.
The Warriors of Hestia
The ability to control ice & water
The rumor about the mysterious cold blood of the elves is completely valid as the elves originate from the frozen Arctic and many pure-blooded members of this people have mystical powers related to manipulating the power of ice, snow and water.
King of Irim, known as the Festival of Ice, is known for summoning a giant surge that deal continous damage to enemies, summon an ice dragon to deal ranged damage and increase enemies attack speed and summon a glacier to freeze enemies.
Hestia heroes with this ability also include Master of Snow Cassandra, Festival of Ice Irim, Ancient Weapon Frost, Ballbar, Chilly Artica, Naga, Polaris, Murray, and Ice Arrow Seth.
The power of blood
In the horror legends of the kingdom of Hestia, there is a legend about a part of the Hestian people using human blood to perform blood magic. This magic helps them manipulate blood and create abilities in battle. There are currently three individuals in Hestia possessing the ability to manipulate blood as a combat weapons: Assassin King Gideon, Vamp and Hark.
Gideon possesses a series of assassination skills that utilize blood such as Bleeding Sword (throwing a sword made of blood), Blood Transfusion (create a shield of blood to absorb magic) and especially Bloody Storm (create a bloody storm to spin enemies around).
Scarlet Queen Vamp is a bloodthirsty mage with the ability to create a bloody wave, , receive new blood from the enemies and absorb enemies’ blood.
Although not a vampire, Hark has the ability to summon a shield of blood that converts physical power into energy waves that heals.
Can Hestia’s mighty and ambitious elven warriors under King Irim’s reign be able to monopolize the Crystal of Life and rebuild the once glorious empire of Hestia? Discover for yourself by experiencing the game Mones when the mainnet launches in Q2 2022.