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Special promotions in DragonVale are opportunities Backflip Studios makes available to players for a limited time. These can include free gifts, discounted items in the market, or other special items. Sometimes the special promotions are only available for one App Store.



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Table of Contents
Triple Iceberry Day Double Iceberry Weekend 2017 Bonus Gem Deals Double Rose Weekend 2017 Shadow Dragon
Limited Sale
Triple Rose Day Lapis Dragon
Limited Sale 2017
Rainbow
Double Rainbow
Gold Dragon
Limited Sale
Double Egg Weekends 2017 Loot Dragon
Limited Sale
Celestial Celebration Celestial Celebration
Limited Sales
Bag of Gems
Bonus
Silver Dragon
Limited Sale
Jade Dragon
Limited Sale 2017
Bonus Gem Deals 2 Weekend of Twins Shimmering Solstice
Limited Sales
Celebration Comeback
Limited Sales
Platinum Dragon
Limited Sale
Bonus Gem Deals 3 Liberty Dragon
Limited Sale
Double Magic Weekends Bonus Gem Deals 4 Bonus Gem Deals 5
Dream Collection Comeback
Limited Sales
Anniversary Collection Comeback
Limited Sales
Elemental Equinox
Limited Sales
Electrum Dragon
Limited Sale
Primary Island Themes
Limited Sale
Double Candy Weekends 2017

Triple Iceberry Day

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Triple Iceberry Day Facebook Notification
  • Triple Iceberry Day Facebook Message
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on January 1, 2017 during the Frosty Jubilee Event.

The special promotion began on January 1, 2017 (UTC) and ended on January 2, 2017. This gave players an opportunity to get three-times as many Iceberries from participating in the event as usual.

The discounted price only lasted for 24 hours over the course of one reset cycle at the Arctic Market.

The special promotion began 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle, and multiple players were unable to take full advantage of this special promotion on the first day.

The special promotion ended 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle on the last day.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused the special icon for the market button deal.


Double Iceberry Weekend 2017

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Double Iceberry Weekend 2 Facebook Notification
  • Double Iceberry Weekend 2 Facebook Message
  • Double Iceberry Weekend 2 In-Game Notification
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on January 6, 2017 during the Frosty Jubilee Event.

The special promotion began on January 6, 2017 (UTC) and ended on January 9, 2017. This gave players an opportunity to get twice as much iceberries from participating in the event as usual.

The discounted price only lasted for 72 hours over the course of four reset cycles at the Arctic Market.

The special promotion began 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle, and multiple players were unable to take full advantage of this special promotion on the first day.

The special promotion ended 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle on the last day.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused the special icon for the market button deal.


Bonus Gem Deals

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Bonus Gem Deals In-Game Notification
  • Bonus Gem Deals
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on January 20, 2017.

This special promotion happened between January 20, 2017 and January 23, 2017, lasting 72 hours total.

Upon opening their parks, a message on the loading screen notified players that they have been offered a discount. Upon choosing to view the offer, players were redirected to the gems sub-section of the treasure section of the market.

Backflip Studios gave every player an opportunity to purchase 50% more gems than usual for the price in the market.

This only applied to the "Sack of Gems", the "Box of Gems", and the "Trunk of Gems" in the Treasure section of the market.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused special icons for the treasure section of the market menu, and the market button.


Double Rose Weekend 2017

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Double Rose Weekend Facebook Notification
  • Double Rose Weekend Facebook Message
  • Double Rose Weekend In-Game Notification
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on January 27, 2017 during the Gardenia's Gathering of Roses Event.

The special promotion began on January 27, 2017 (UTC) and ended on January 30, 2017. This gave players an opportunity to get twice as much roses from participating in the event as usual.

The discounted price only lasted for 72 hours over the course of four reset cycles at the Bouquet Boutique.

The special promotion began 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle, and multiple players were unable to take full advantage of this special promotion on the first day.

The special promotion ended 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle on the last day.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused the special icon for the market button deal.


Shadow Dragon Limited Sale

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Shadow Dragon Deal
  • Shadow Dragon Market Deal
  • Shadow Dragon Limited Sale Facebook Message
  • Shadow Dragon Limited Sale In-Game Notification
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

The Shadow Dragon went on sale on February 2, 2017 when Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragon from the market for 50% lower than its usual price 400 gems.

The special promotion began on February 2, 2017 and happened between February 2, 2017 and February 3, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Shadow Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Shadow Dragon rose from 200 gems back to 400 gems.


Triple Rose Day

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Triple Rose Day Facebook Notification
  • Triple Rose Day Facebook Message
  • Triple Rose Day In-Game Notification
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on February 14, 2017 during the Gardenia's Gathering of Roses 2017 Event.

The special promotion began on February 14, 2017 (UTC) and ended on February 15, 2017. This gave players an opportunity to get three-times as many Roses from participating in the event as usual.

The discounted price only lasted for 24 hours over the course of one reset cycle at the Bouquet Boutique.

The special promotion began 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle, and multiple players were unable to take full advantage of this special promotion on the first day.

The special promotion ended 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle on the last day.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused the special icon for the market button deal.


Lapis Dragon Limited Sale 2017

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Lapis Dragon Deal
  • Lapis Dragon Market Deal
  • Lapis Dragon Limited Sale Facebook Message 2017
  • Lapis Dragon Limited Sale In-Game Notification 2017
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

When the Lapis Dragon was re-released on March 17, 2017, Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

The special promotion happened between March 17, 2017 and March 20, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Lapis Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Lapis Dragon rose from 150 gems to 1,500 gems.


Rainbow / Double Rainbow / Gold Dragon Limited Sale

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Rainbow Dragon Deal
  • Rainbow Dragon Market Deal
  • Double Rainbow Dragon Deal
  • Double Rainbow Dragon Market Deal
  • Gold Dragon Deal
  • Gold Dragon Market Deal
  • Rainbow, Double Rainbow, & Gold Dragon Limited Sale Facebook Message
  • Rainbow, Double Rainbow, & Gold Dragon Limited Sale In-Game Notification
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

The Rainbow Dragon, Double Rainbow Dragon, and the Gold Dragon went on sale on March 17, 2017 when Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragons if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragons from the market for 50% lower than their usual prices of 2,500 gems, 3,125 gems, and 2,250 gems.

The special promotion began on March 17, 2017 and happened between March 17, 2017 and March 20, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Rainbow Dragon, Double Rainbow Dragon, and the Gold Dragon had a countdown timer above their cards. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragons for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Rainbow Dragon, Double Rainbow Dragon, and the Gold Dragon rose back to their original gem prices.


Double Egg Weekends 2017

1st - 2nd



  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Double Egg Weekend Facebook Notification
  • Double Egg Weekend Facebook Message
  • Double Egg Weekend In-Game Notification
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on March 24, 2017 during the Mythic Egg Hunt Event.

The special promotion began on March 24, 2017 (UTC) and ended on March 27, 2017. This gave players an opportunity to get twice as much mythic eggs from participating in the event as usual.

The discounted price only lasted for 72 hours over the course of four reset cycles at the Burcadian Bazaar.

The special promotion began 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle, and multiple players were unable to take full advantage of this special promotion on the first day.

The special promotion ended 10.5 hours into the 24 hour cycle on the last day.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused the special icon for the market button deal.



Loot Dragon Limited Sale

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Loot Dragon Deal
  • Loot Dragon Market Deal
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

When the Loot Dragon was re-released on April 25, 2017 during Treasure Tuesday, Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragons from the market for 90% lower than their usual price 1,500 gems.

The special promotion happened between April 25, 2017 and April 26, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Loot Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the Loot Dragon left the market.


Celestial Celebration

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on May 4, 2017.

The special promotion happened between May 4, 2017 and May 11, 2017.

Backflip Studios gave all players an opportunity to use the Cooperative Breeding Cave to try to obtain various new dragons.

The Blazing Gale Dragon, Hidden Bolt Dragon, Icy Torrent Dragon, Iron Blossom Dragon, and Mountain Sun Dragon were able to be bred by using one of them with any breedable dragon in the game.

The new Nova Dragon and Singularity Dragon were also available to be bred as well with the Nova Dragon being breedable on May 4, 2017, May 6, 2017, May 8, 2017, and May 10, 2017 and the Singularity Dragon on May 5, 2017, May 7, 2017, and May 9, 2017.

Fallen Stars were hidden among parks and granted the player rewards when tapped.


Celestial Celebrations Limited Sales

Nebula Dragon Limited Sale - Comet Dragon Limited Sale - Celerulean Dragon Limited Sale - Arcturian Dragon Limited Sale
Teidian Dragon Limited Sale - Andromedan Dragon Limited Sale
Rayleian Dragon Limited Sale



Bag of Gems Bonus

  • Bag of Gems Bonus Deal
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on May 19, 2017.

Upon opening their parks, a message on the loading screen notified players that they have been offered a discount. Upon choosing to view the offer, players were redirected to the gems sub-section of the treasure section of the market.

The limited time deal offered players a chance to buy a bag of gems with 137 more gems than usual. This allowed players a chance to get 412 gems for $9.99 (or £6.99 or €8.99) instead of the regular 275 gems for this price.

The discounted price would only last one hour and had a countdown timer which started from the second the player viewed the deal in the market.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused special icons for the treasure section of the market menu, and the market button.


Silver Dragon Limited Sale

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Silver Dragon Deal
  • Silver Dragon Market Deal
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

The Silver Dragon went on sale on May 23, 2017 when Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragon from the market for 90% lower than its usual price 2,100 gems.

The special promotion began on May 23, 2017 and happened between May 23, 2017 and May 24, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Silver Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Silver Dragon rose from 210 gems back to 2,100 gems.


Jade Dragon Limited Sale 2017

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Jade Dragon Deal
  • Jade Dragon Market Deal
  • Jade Dragon Limited Sale Facebook Message 2017
  • Jade Dragon Limited Sale In-Game Notification 2017
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

When the Jade Dragon was re-released on May 26, 2017, Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

The special promotion happened between May 26, 2017 and May 30, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Jade Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Jade Dragon rose from 70 gems to 700 gems.


Bonus Gem Deals 2

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Bonus Gem Deals
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on May 29, 2017.

This special promotion happened between May 29, 2017 and May 30, 2017, lasting 24 hours total.

Upon opening their parks, a message on the loading screen notified players that they have been offered a discount. Upon choosing to view the offer, players were redirected to the gems sub-section of the treasure section of the market.

Backflip Studios gave every player an opportunity to purchase 50% more gems than usual for the price in the market.

This only applied to the "Sack of Gems", the "Box of Gems", and the "Trunk of Gems" in the Treasure section of the market.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused special icons for the treasure section of the market menu, and the market button.


Weekend of Twins

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on June 9, 2017.

This special promotion happened between June 9, 2017 and June 12, 2017, lasting 72 hours total.

Backflip Studios gave every player an opportunity to breed twin dragons by increasing the chance to breed a twin on the Cooperative Breeding Cave to 100%.


Shimmering Solstice Limited Sales

Emerald Dragon Limited Sale - Labradorite Dragon Limited Sale - Turquoise Dragon Limited Sale - Ovalith Dragon Limited Sale
Sanguinite Dragon Limited Sale - Ruby Dragon Limited Sale
Pyrite Dragon Limited Sale



Celebration Comeback Limited Sales

Epoch Dragon Limited Sale - Feast Dragon Limited Sale - Thundersnow Dragon Limited Sale - Victory Dragon Limited Sale - Shield Dragon Limited Sale - Double Leap Year Dragon Limited Sale



Platinum Dragon Limited Sale

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Platinum Dragon Deal
  • Platinum Dragon Market Deal
  • Platinum Dragon Limited Sale In-Game Notification
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

The Platinum Dragon went on sale on June 27, 2017 when Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragon from the market for 90% lower than its usual price 2,400 gems.

The special promotion happened between June 27, 2017 and June 28, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Platinum Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Platinum Dragon rose from 240 gems back to 2,400 gems.


Bonus Gem Deals 3

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Bonus Gem Deals
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on June 29, 2017.

This special promotion happened between June 29, 2017 and July 5, 2017, lasting 144 hours total.

Upon opening their parks, a message on the loading screen notified players that they have been offered a discount. Upon choosing to view the offer, players were redirected to the gems sub-section of the treasure section of the market.

Backflip Studios gave every player an opportunity to purchase 50% more gems than usual for the price in the market.

This only applied to the "Sack of Gems", the "Box of Gems", and the "Trunk of Gems" in the Treasure section of the market.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused special icons for the treasure section of the market menu, and the market button.


Liberty Dragon Limited Sale

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Liberty Dragon Deal
  • Liberty Dragon Market Deal
  • Liberty Dragon Limited Sale In-Game Notification
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Dragons section

When the Liberty Dragon was re-released on July 3, 2017, Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragon from the market for 75% lower than its usual price 714 gems.

The special promotion happened between July 3, 2017 and July 5, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Liberty Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Liberty Dragon rose from 175 gems to 714 gems.


Double Magic Weekends

1st - 2nd - 3rd - 4th - 5th


  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Double Magic Weekend In-Game Notification
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on July 7, 2017 during the Roar of the Rift Event.

The special promotion happened between July 7, 2017 and July 10, 2017. This gave players an opportunity to get twice as much Magic from participating in the event as usual.

The discounted price only lasted for 72 hours over the course of four reset cycles at the Prize Pavilion.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused the special icon for the market button deal.




Bonus Gem Deals 4

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Bonus Gem Deals
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on August 11, 2017.

This special promotion happened between August 11, 2017 and August 14, 2017, lasting 72 hours total.

Upon opening their parks, a message on the loading screen notified players that they have been offered a discount. Upon choosing to view the offer, players were redirected to the gems sub-section of the treasure section of the market.

Backflip Studios gave every player an opportunity to purchase 50% more gems than usual for the price in the market.

This only applied to the "Sack of Gems", the "Box of Gems", and the "Trunk of Gems" in the Treasure section of the market.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused special icons for the treasure section of the market menu, and the market button.


Bonus Gem Deals 5

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Bonus Gem Deals
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section
  • Bonus Gem Deals Notification 2017

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on September 1, 2017.

This special promotion happened between September 1, 2017 and September 5, 2017, lasting 96 hours total.

Upon opening their parks, a message on the loading screen notified players that they have been offered a discount. Upon choosing to view the offer, players were redirected to the gems sub-section of the treasure section of the market.

Backflip Studios gave every player an opportunity to purchase 50% more gems than usual for the price in the market.

This only applied to the "Sack of Gems", the "Box of Gems", and the "Trunk of Gems" in the Treasure section of the market.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused special icons for the treasure section of the market menu, and the market button.


Dream Collection Comeback Limited Sales

Portent Dragon Limited Sale - Daydream Dragon Limited Sale - Nightmare Dragon Limited Sale - Elysium Dragon Limited Sale
Muse Dragon Limited Sale - Dream Dragon Limited Sale
Delirium Dragon Limited Sale



Anniversary Collection Comeback Limited Sales

Wyrmwood - Garland - Leathery - Cotton - Paper


The Wyrmwood Dragon went on sale on September 15, 2017 during the Anniversary Collection Comeback when Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragon from the market for 50% lower than its usual price 1,555 gems.

The special promotion happened between September 15, 2017 and September 16, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Wyrmwood Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the Wyrmwood Dragon remained around for five more days and then left the market.



Elemental Equinox Limited Sales

Dawn - Equinox - Midday - Sunstruck - Dusk


The Dawn Dragon went on sale on September 22, 2017 during the Elemental Equinox when Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragon from the market for 90% lower than its usual price 2,500 gems.

The special promotion happened between September 21, 2017 and September 22, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Dawn Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the Dawn Dragon remained in the market until September 26, 2017.




Electrum Dragon Limited Sale

The Electrum Dragon went on sale on September 26, 2017 when Backflip Studios offered a discount on the dragon if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the dragon from the market for 90% lower than its usual price 2,400 gems.

The special promotion happened between September 26, 2017 and September 27, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the Electrum Dragon had a countdown timer above its card. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the price for the Electrum Dragon rose from 220 gems back to 2,200 gems.



Primary Island Themes Limited Sale

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Facebook Post
  • Facebook Notification
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Islands section

The Primary Element Island Themes went on sale on October 6, 2017 when Backflip Studios offered a discount on them if purchased through the market.

Players were given an option to purchase the island themes for 50% lower than its usual price 250 gems.

The special promotion happened between October 6, 2017 and October 9, 2017.

When the special promotion started, the primary element island themes had a countdown timer above its card; along with the island theme bundle. This told players exactly how much time they have left to buy the dragon for a discounted price.

When the special promotion ended, the prices rose from 125 gems back to 250 gems.



Double Candy Weekends 2017

  • Pop-Up Message upon Game Loading
  • Facebook Notification
  • Countdown Timer
  • Special Icon for Market Menu
  • Special Icon for Treasure Section

Backflip Studios issued a special promotion for DragonVale players on October 14, 2016 during Whitbee's Candy Bash IV: Tails From The Campfire Event.

The special promotion began on October 13, 2017 (UTC) and ended on October 16, 2017. This gave players an opportunity to get twice as much Candy from participating in the event as usual.

The discounted price only lasted for 72 hours over the course of four reset cycles at the Bizarre Bazaar.

The special promotion began 11 hours into the 24 hour cycle, and multiple players were unable to take full advantage of this special promotion on the first day.

The special promotion ended 11 hours into the 24 hour cycle on the last day.

In addition to these messages Backflip Studios reused the special icon for the market button deal.