The Dilatory Derby is a quest with a boss known as the Sea Stallion. It was released during the 2014 Summer Splash. Defeating this boss will unlock the Seahorse Quest Pet. The quest scroll can be purchased from the Quest shop for 4 gems.
Sea Stallion's HP (300) makes this a short quest and its strength multiplier (1.5) makes this an easy quest. Without using Warrior or Mage boss damaging skills, a four-person party can typically finish this quest in about a week. This quest is recommended for lower level (less than level 25) characters and smaller parties.
It's Derby Day, and Habiticans from all over the continent have traveled to Dilatory to race their pet seahorses! Suddenly, a great splashing and snarling breaks out at the racetrack, and you hear Seahorse Keeper @Kiwibot shouting above the roar of the waves. "The gathering of seahorses has attracted a fierce Sea Stallion!" she cries. "He's smashing through the stables and destroying the ancient track! Can anyone calm him down?"
Defeat the Sea Stallion.
|Achievement: The Dilatory Derby x1|
|Seahorse Egg x3 (Once the quest has been completed, the eggs become available for gems in the marketplace.)|
Quest Pets and MountsEdit
The eggs obtained from this quest can be used to raise the Seahorse pets and mounts.
In the announcement about Derby Day, Bailey says, "On this day, the worst of Habitica's ancient bugs were defeated, and so every year we celebrate." This is a reference to major rewrites to the code for Habitica that occurred in 2013. A number of severe bugs were vanquished by reimplementing the site the angular.js framework. Habiticans celebrate with a derby as a reference to derby.js, the framework we moved away from.