Lost Ark Anniversary Art Contest

21 December 2023

Heroes of Arkesia,

We’re excited to announce a special art contest for the upcoming second anniversary of Lost Ark in the West. Players will have the opportunity to create anniversary-themed loading screens that will be added into the game during the second anniversary celebration in February, 2024. Three winners will be selected leading up to the second anniversary. Learn about the prizes and requirements below, and make sure to join the Official Lost Ark Discord to check out the submissions!


Each of the three winners will be rewarded with:

  • Their artwork added to the game as a loading screen during the second anniversary celebration.

  • An exclusive in-game title: “Masterpiece Creator”.

  • 180 Days of Crystalline Aura.

Entry Requirements

Submissions will be accepted from December 21, 2023 to January 18, 2024 in the Official Lost Ark Discord Server. You can find the full terms and conditions here.

For entries to qualify, contestants must include:

  • Player Information

    • In-game name, Server, and Region.

  • Artwork

    • Dimensions: 1920x1080px, 75 DPI or higher.

    • File format: JPG or PNG for entry and a PSD file will need to be provided by winners.

    • No key imagery in the bottom 25% of the image (covered by loading screen text in-game).

Winner Selection

  • Amazon Games and Smilegate RPG will partner to select three winners from the submissions.

  • Before winners are announced, finalists may be asked to provide a proof of work to ensure no AI involvement or plagiarism, which could include:

    • A video file recording either the entire creation process or major processes (such as initial sketching, middle of the process, final process). The file can be sent as gif or video format, or can be uploaded on YouTube and a link can be sent.

    • If a video file is unavailable, pictures/images of the creation process will be accepted, such as screenshots of the layers that show all work process and the final outcome.

    • If a contestant does not submit adequate resources proving work, additional proof may be requested.

  • The three winners will be announced leading up to the second anniversary celebration!

We’re excited to see what the Lost Ark community submits! Stay tuned for more details on the Anniversary celebration.