News and Updates

New Explorations, Avalon's Shops, and More!

Naeyouk and Reenah Explorations


The Adventurer's Guild has opened two new sanctioned explorations, one in Reenah and one in Naeyouk! Both are available after reaching realm familiarity level 2 in their respective realm. New exploration exclusive rewards are available from both explorations, including variant items, new pets, and more!


Other explorations have also had their ingredient prize lists updated.

Ruby and Nill - Back in Business!

Or should we say BUZI-ness? 


With the Buzinya population now under control, the Buzinya Research Facility is open to the public once again. Here you'll find Nill selling everything you may need to be rid of any pesky parasites, whether it be ingredients or a BuziCure itself (stickers, frames, and plushies, too... if your reputation with Nill is high enough)! You may also use Nill's services to exchange Buzinyas, Buzimews, or Freed Buzinyas for a new variant of Buzi: Buzibuddis. How... cute? Overall, it seems the scientist has made some interesting new discoveries, thanks to the help of the denizens of the realms, no doubt!



On the flip side, Faefry Fields has re-opened as well, carrying its usual... suspicious stock. Lythians visiting will need level 3 Avalon familiarity to access this shop, which features realm-exclusive pets, frames, foods, a rotating catalog of ingredients, and more! Some of the aforementioned stock is tied to familiarity with Avalon, and Ruby's catalog will expand at certain familiarity levels.

This is the first of a new type of General Shop; Realm Shops will only be accessible via familiarity with the realms they're tied to! These shops will carry exclusive rewards, including keys, ingredients, foods, and more, so keep your eyes peeled for more to come!


Miscellaneous Quality of Life Updates

  • Added a "Mute" feature, which can be used to hide other players from your view. Unlike blocking, this feature does not show your profile as "private" to the blocked individual — instead of hiding you from them, it hides them from you, and prevents some direct communication. Full information about both blocking and muting is here.
  • Added realm EXP log, which can be found here.
  • Removed page reload when clearing individual notifications.
  • Added new bases for Kuniklovs, Lilipeeps, and Nimblix.
  • Fixed a bug wherein shelter pets were not correctly randomly rolling to "follow home" per individual pet.
  • Fixed an additional bug where new Lumiheim foods were not being requested by shelter pets. 2022 foods are now being requested at twice their normal rate temporarily to compensate.

December 09, 2022 18:18:08 | 0 Comments

The Gifts of Lumiheim 2022

The Gifts of Lumiheim


The Gifts of Lumiheim have returned for 2022!

This event runs until December 31st, 2022 23:59:59 EST!

To see everything available for Lumiheim, visit the event hub!


Prompts... or Lack Thereof?

This year, there are no Lumiheim-themed art prompts. This is due to the last few months having been filled back-to-back with events! As such, we wanted this year's Lumiheim to be more laid back, to give everyone some "breathing room" between huge events! This year you will receive the "Gifts of Lumiheim 2022" achievement simply by claiming any day's gift on the Advent Calendar. Be sure to visit every day to receive all of your rewards!


Gift Exchange and Lumiheim Shelter Pets


Like last year, until December 31st, 2022 23:59:59 EST, you can visit the profiles of other players to send them Lumiheim treats! The friend you visit will receive a gift. (Note: this feature does not use items from your inventory!)

The treats received from this feature can be used to feed new and returning Lumiheim-themed pets that are appearing in the Pet Shelter, also until December 31st, 2022 23:59:59 EST!

Secret Santa


Secret Santa sign-ups closed in November; however, if you signed up to participate, you should now have information about your recipient available on the Secret Santa page! Gifts are due by December 31st, 2022 23:59:59 EST!

Buzinya Player Poll


With the recent Buzinya Invasion Event coming to a close, we would like to gather more information about players' feelings towards Buzinyas and how players would feel about more content surrounding them — including but not limited to lore, events, etc. We will be using the data gathered going forward to determine what we use Buzinyas in and how we use them. As always, all feedback is appreciated!

To vote, click here to go to the poll!

Additionally, Nill and Ruby's shops will be undergoing some renovations after the resolution of the Buzinya Invasion event, but will return in the future as regular Avalon locations!

December 01, 2022 15:56:37 | 0 Comments

December 1, 2022

Featured Lythian

This month's Featured Lythian is...

Varan - 1870

Owned by: Raishiteru

Gifting Gacha Increased Rates

Items with increased rates in this month's Gifting Gacha are:
Piece of Bark
Winged Ring
Thin Petals
Rose Petal

New Monthly Contest

A new monthly contest has begun. You can read more on the Monthly Contest: Visual Art page!

Congratulations to the winner of last month's Monthly Contest!
" Click!   The echo of a lock. "
Read more
Submission by: Jarre

December 01, 2022 00:10:04 | 0 Comments

Varying Adjustments and a Message From the Adventurer’s Guild!

Looking to Expand Your Horizons?

An exciting message for all adventurers!

Realm Familiarity has been completely overhaulled! We've been working hard to expand this system further, and we hope this encourages you to go out and explore with your Lythians!

The realm familiarity level cap has been increased from 3 levels to 20 levels, with each level-up awarding different items and special benefits! If you've ever wondered why many additional items and rare areas have been added to realm explorations, this is why! These occurrences' chances of appearing will now rely on how high your Lythian's familiarity is in any specific realm!
Additionally, multiple Lythians will add to the likelihood of these items and areas appearing, meaning having more Lythians with higher familiarity means rarer rewards! Please note that these benefits are specific to each realm; being level 15 in Arborea only gets you these benefits in Arborea.

Examples of level-up rewards include EXP Boosts, increased chances of getting rare areas in explorations, a guaranteed realm frame, shiny new Lythian profile badges, and even an extra daily exploration! (Currently, up to a maximum of 6.)
Baby Lythians will only be able to go up to level 10, while adults can reach level 20.

Along with this, we also have released a revamped familiarity EXP System! Every time you draw a realm familiarity prompt or a general realm prompt, the Lythian(s) tagged will earn EXP equal to the amount of Loonoles you earn multiplied by 10. Specifically:

  • Familiarity Prompts reward a set amount of EXP. Completing all three will guarantee a Lythian reaches level 3 at minimum. These prompts can only be done by one Lythian at a time.
  • General Prompts reward EXP based on your Loonole count only (at a rate of Loonole value x 10)! In addition, we have added an "Open World" prompt to each realm to give further free play options for experience. All Lythians tagged in these submissions will earn EXP.
    (There was a typo in this news at posting which stated EXP was "x 100" -- "x 10" is correct.)
  • Exploration rewards 100 EXP but will adjust based on your highest Lythian's level and EXP boosts. In addition, EXP earned from this method will be rewarded to all Lythians that have a key to the realm you are exploring in.

Experience from the previous system has been kept in the new system. To return your Lythians to their pre-overhaul levels, you will need to visit their profiles and click the "Level up" button(s) under the "Keys" tab!

As this is our first release of this new system, we would like to ask anyone who encounters bugs to post in the Bug Reports forum or send in a Support Ticket. Additionally, if you have other feedback, we want to know!

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to send us a ticket here or join our Discord for live support!

Terminology Changes


We are making some adjustments to our overall site text and terminology! Some more major terms have changed to fit better into Lythbound's lore:

- Subspecies will now be referred to as Variants.
- Body Types will now be referred to as Builds.
- Crossbreeds will now be referred to as Lyarics.
- Deities will now be referred to as Auirators.

More changes may be seen around the site, such as our updated Terms of Service, Tutorial, and FAQ!

Lastly, we are making adjustments to Lythian profiles, tooltips, etc, to utilize a consistent numerical ID across all Lythians, rather than having any species-specific IDs.
As part of this, many Lythian-related URLs which previously utilized a Lythian's species-specific ID have been changed to this numerical ID as well. Please update your bookmarks accordingly!

Note: Lythian profile URLs that contain the character's old ID will continue to work for a period of time, to prevent external profile links from breaking.

Lythian image URLs will be changed/updated in a future update!

Core Features & Suggestions

Design Guidelines for all Lythians and companions have been updated! This new system is simplified and narrows required guidelines for all Lythians and companions to 5 or fewer bullet points. These are referred to as "Core Features" and are required when submitting a character slot. Further guidelines are now listed under "Extra Suggestions" and have been made optional; suggestions are provided purely for inspiration and ideas.

Additionally, the following changes have been made to the following species:

  • Gremlini Oninis and Leutyto Gryfons have been turned into builds and no longer require an additional item to make.
  • Sharp Symphonies no longer require an additional item to make.
  • Natural Symphonies and Standard Jackyls have been removed for consistency; going forward they will simply be the base species.

Users who had the items Stolen Bell, Enchanted Leaf, or Sharp Stone in their inventory have been refunded in Referral Points for each item and the items removed from their inventories.

Note: These changes only apply to Non-Affiliate species; Affiliate species may still retain extended requirements when being submitted.

As always, thank you for playing our game!

December Supporter Bonus

Individuals with Supporter Status accounts, and Patreon supporters who join the Patreon before December 1st (Site Supporter accounts acquired via the item may receive remaining Advent Calendar bonuses by joining at any point in December) will have the opportunity to receive bonus gems from visiting the upcoming Advent Calendar in December, in addition to their usual rewards.

The Advent Calendar will be open for 25 days starting December 1st and Supporter Status accounts (as well as Patreon supporters who support before December 1st for December) will receive gems each day they visit, based on their tier (regular monthly gems will also be sent out at the beginning of the month)!
- Patreon $2 tier - 8 gems per visit
- Supporter Status & Patreon $5 tier - 20 gems per visit
- Patreon $10 tier - 40 gems per visit

This means you have the potential to get up to 200/500/1000 bonus gems in December, depending on your support tier, and assuming you visit the Advent Calendar every day!

November 26, 2022 17:29:10 | 0 Comments

Join Us in Avalon... With an Invasion!? Secret Santa Signups and more!

A New Door Has Been Opened...

Chaos and Order;
Emotion and Stoicism;
Conflict and Resolution;
Haste and Restraint;
Everything and Nothing.


Avalon is a realm of perfect balance and the existence of an equal opposite. The two constantly warring halves leave the air full of magic, forever sustained as a hotspot for upcoming magic users so long as one side doesn't overtake the other... With this new realm comes four new Lythian Species and one new Companion Species available for creation!

Avalon has been added to the Enigmatic Realm Key pool, found in Truffle's Treasure Trove! But read on for a way to get a headstart into the realm...

The wish-granting Faerilees are simple folk, born from dandelion wishes to the extent of even taking on features of their "creator"'s wish! Their membrane-covered antennae allow them to sense wishes in order to help aid in their fulfillment!

To create a Fabremon, a spirit is beckoned into a magic-imbued gem, made with fabric and stitching it with life. However, the spirits involved aren't always particularly willing, especially those from an ages-old battle...

What's this? Another species with a core and chargers...? The Galibytes, however, are entirely artificial. They additionally completely lack any noteworthy magical inclination, instead opting for dedication towards science and the creation of machines that make up for their lack of ability. Although... did they really originate from Avalon...?
Rivaling the Levii in height, Veelae are incapable of harboring any other state of being other than being benevolent or malevolent, meaning they can be very prone to different interpretations on the subject of "Good" or "Evil"!

Lastly, the affection-eating Atenilae are a new, ridable companion who have come straight for your love! They are an artificial reconstruction, made with a combination of magic and science.

Most of these species, as well as the Leabell subspecies Lealai, and Buzinyas, are of MinkasReverie's creation, originating from an ARPG known as FaerieMeadow before being brought into Lythbound!

Dromilae were conceptualized and created by CakeBird, and Ponilae were conceptualized and created by Jarre.
Fabremon were initially conceptualized and created by wolvesstrife, before being merged into FaerieMeadow and then Lythbound.

Welcome, Meadowlings!

If you own any FaerieMeadow or Fabremon characters, please send in a support ticket with proof of character creation and/or ownership! Examples of proofs of ownership include transfer histories, screenshots, etc. Characters must have existed before October 15th, 2020 to qualify!
Applicable Species Include:
- Atenilee
- Buzinya (see below for import information)
- Faerilee
- Fabremon
- Galibyte
- Faefluff (will be imported as Veela - Charmed)
- Faejinx (will be imported as Veela - Jinxed)
- Leabell

Meadowling "MYOs" from before October 15th, 2020 may also be brought in and will be added to the Index as a new slot using a placeholder image.
Buzinya characters may be subject to requiring redesign before being brought in due to the nature of original Buzinyas.
Buzinya "MYOs" from before October 15th, 2020 will be compensated with your choice of Buzinya or Buzimew morph item + either a Lythian or Companion Avalon Egg.

Upon transferring old characters to the Lythbound index, you will be granted the Meadowling hidden achievement!


On-Site Supporter System

We have officially implemented a new Supporter System that runs without Patreon! We hope this will be more readily accessible to users who don't have Patreon but wish to support us.

Starting today, Supporter Packs are available to be purchased from the Cash Shop as an item, which you can then "activate" from your Inventory in order to get Supporter benefits! Additionally, these items are transferrable, allowing you to purchase and gift Supporter Status to other users! These will not automatically renew themselves once they run out, but you can see how much time you have remaining from the Supporter Hub, and add additional time at any point.

Full Supporter Status perks are listed in the Cash Shop!

At this current moment, these items are available in flavors of 30 Days, 180 Days, and 360 Days!


Eventually, we plan to add an automated subscription system similar to the Lythbound Patreon (which will continue running concurrently until the subscription system is implemented) and alternative payment methods outside of PayPal. There is no estimated date for these features at this current time but they are planned!

As always, thank you all for your support, whether you choose to pay or not! 

...Wait, what's coming out of the Door...?!

EVENT: Buzinya Invasion!
With Avalon’s door being opened, a flood of Buzinyas and Buzimews seem to have viciously escaped. Sightings from other realms are increasing by the day as they’ve begun running amok in all the Realms of Lyth. As such, they’ll be a lot more common than they were before… And with that, two representatives have appeared, hoping to remedy this situation in two very different ways…


Ruby, a very chIpper Faerilee doesN’t seem all that pressed with the sudden invasion, in Fact hE seems rather… welComing? NoT to mEntion how enthusiastic he is to show off his rather interesting stock, available for purchase until the enD of the event.



On the other hand Nill, a Galibyte, is looking for extra hands! They need all the help they can get, as it seems they’re trying to create a new concoction to safely purge a Buzinya or Buzimew from a host’s body, returning them to normal! They also appear to have information on how these parasites can very easily be made harmless…

This event will run from now to November 30th at 23:59:59 site time! Participating in any prompt from the Buzinya Research Facility will reward you with a special achievement as well as a guaranteed Avalon key for any Lythian tagged in a prompt from the facility.

Additionally, we have three Lythians up for raffle! Be sure to check them out below!

Will you help Nill create a cure? Or will you use their trust to your advantage, furthering the infection?

Secret Santa Sign-Ups


Our yearly Secret Santa exchange is now available for sign-ups! Please visit the page for full information and the sign-up form! Sign-ups close November 25, 2022, 23:59:59 EST!

Lumiheim Sales Event Sign-Ups


Sign-ups end: November 10th, 2022, 23:59:59

We are seeking guest artists for our yearly winter-themed sales event, to be posted in December during Lumiheim!
This will be an advent event, where designs are posted in sequence on certain days, as flat sales, auctions, or flat sale raffles. Please sign up if you would be interested in participating and completing 1 Lythian design (and 1 optional companion design) by a deadline of December 1st, 2022.

Apply here!

November 04, 2022 19:14:48 | 0 Comments