Dead Rabbits has established itself as a reputable NFT project. This project is for you if you enjoy cyphers, puzzles, and exciting events. I summarize what the DRRS team has achieved thus far and their future plans in this article.
Disclaimer: This article is only for educational purposes and should not be taken as financial advice. The readers are advised to do their own research before investing in any projects.
- Roadmap 1.0(completed) and the storyline
- Collection details
- Current progress
- Project’s socials
Roadmap 1.0(completed) and the storyline
I will be going through the storyline of the project (as described in the lore) as well as what it meant for the holders/participants, at each step.
What is Dead Rabbits Resurrection Society(DDRS)?
We don’t know what happened on Earth, but rabbits became scavengers who lived in abandoned subway tunnels or factory basements, searching for used parts and clothes. Then, on April 20, 2097, Wilhelm Tesseract, one of the rabbits, invented “time jumping,” a science that allowed rabbits to travel through time. This changed their way of life. They started using time-jumping to uncover secrets, hide clues about the future, and sometimes even to play tricks. They are known as the Dead Rabbits Resurrection Society.
The DDRS OG collection was first minted on the Cardano blockchain on April 20th, 2022. This mint was not open for all and only whitelisted members could mint. The public mint went live on April 21st, 2022. A total of 6,666 rabbits were minted.
The Dead Warrens
In the lore, the Dead Warrens is a place where the Rabbit clan meets and makes the “time-jumps”. It is a heavily guarded place, and only someone with a watchword can go in.
Only owners of DRRS NFT are allowed to talk and meet in the Dead Warrens channel on the DRRS Discord server. This is also a place where any voting that is considered necessary, such as voting on traits for Rabbit Supreme(ended), happens.
What are Alien Rabbit Gods?
According to the lore, Alien Rabbits Gods are the rabbits that have gone Nova, away from their “meat” form.
Every population has them, those who have given up much to move a little closer to the singularity. In meat life they are removed, docile, and rarely met. But in nova you will know them. They see you from 10000 meters. They see you through walls. However fast, however strong, however skilled you are, it is laughable. Some of them can fly. And so we call them gods.From the lore of Dead Rabbits Resurrection Society
There are six Alien Rabbit Gods:
- Salnar Tesseract, The Desert Eye
- Yamarashi Tesseract, The Rabbit Ronin
- Icarus Tesseract, The Fallen Sentry
- Tialoc Tesseract, The Undersun
- Edric Tesseract, The Mind Warden
- Kanin Tesseract, The Technomancer
The mint of the DRRS main collection included five of the Alien Rabbit Gods. However, they were not given away as easily as you might assume.
603 rabbits had ear tags after the main collection mint. These ear tags were all equipped with QR codes. Some of them would have directed you to the Dead Event page if you had scanned them. However, there were six ear-tags that, when scanned and their cypher deciphered, took you to an Alien Rabbit God claim page where the rabbit’s owner could claim the alien God. You can still see the ear-tags with the QR code. But they were reprogrammed to serve a different function now.
Search for the rabbit Ronin
The 6th Alien Rabbit God, Yamarashi Tesseract, was not included in the mint. In order to get the 6th Rabbit God, there was a treasure hunt famously known as the “Hunt for the Rabbit Ronin”. According to the discord info:
Some Dead Rabbit NFTs harbor a clue. When all ten clues are solved, together they comprise a treasure hunt. The winner of the hunt will discover a secret that allows them to claim the treasure: One ultra-rare Alien Rabbit God (only 6 will ever be minted) + 5000 ADA. The clues go live as soon as we mint.
The solutions to all the 6 clues and the thought process behind this treasure hunt are given here by the founder of the DDRS, Jeb Tesseract.
You can read about the whole process from the team who solved this hunt, here.
The Dead Event
The Dead Event is the online and IRL adventure for the Dead Rabbit NFT holders. There are different rewards and surprises on every stage. Only after completing the previous levels can one move on to the next. The Dead Event consists of three stages:
- Node Keys (completed)
- Dead Boxes (completed)
- The Dead Hideouts (in progress…)
Node Keys (completed!)
The lore informs us that there is an enemy of rabbits who will stop at nothing to eliminate them. They are the Moles Federation. Due to the threat from moles, the rabbits had scattered the keys to their mainframe all around the world. The CLAN had to find them to access their protected files.
The keys were hidden throughout different cities worldwide by the agents of DRRS. The event began on May 17th in the US cities. A brief physical description of the location and the GPS coordinates were provided to the holders in the discord channel. By entering the GPS coordinates into any mapping app, the participants could find the location. The keys were kept in a black envelope with a magnet and were stuck to a metal surface somewhere near the co-ordinates.
This event was divided into different waves:
|Wave 1||Wave 2||Wave 3||Wave 4||Wave 5|
|Portland||Los Angeles||London||Austin Convention Center||Sao Paulo|
The person who found the key in these locations got three prizes:
- 3 tickets for the day of the rabbit supreme.
- Key finder role in the DRRS Discord.
- The node got unlocked for that city. According to the website, “Unlocking Nodes reveals secret pages on the Dead Rabbits website, deadrabbits.io, for the entire clan to see. These secret pages allow the clan to access advanced levels of the Dead Event.”
Dead Boxes (completed!)
The Dead Event moved on to the next stage, also known as the Dead Boxes, once all of the nodes had been unlocked. There were 50 dead boxes to be given as a prize. People from all over the world were able to participate in this event as it was held online, unlike the Node Key event, which required participants to be in a particular city at the event’s time.
The event was live for 5 weeks, during which time people formed groups on the Discord app among their friends and devised strategies for winning. People could sign up for the challenge in the DRRS discord during the sign-up period. After that, they were split into teams of five at random. Then, one of the five Alien Rabbit Gods channels was selected at random for each team. These channels were used to distribute the event’s challenges and instructions.
There were many different tasks, some of which required cooperation from the team and others which could be solved individually.
Two interesting and fun challenges were offered each week. The participants received points for completing each challenge. The 50 competitors who earned the most points at the end of the Dead Box contest won the challenge. According to the announcements, winners will receive their dead boxes in November and December 2022.
The contents of the DeadBoxes can be found here:
Dead Hideouts (in progress…)
The Dead Event’s fifth and final stage is known as the Dead Hideouts. It became available after the completion of the Dead Boxes, the second level. This event will take place in five locations. The finder of these locations will be declared the winner and awarded some great rewards.
Dead Hideouts is an “in real life” event, and to participate, the person must be available at the specified location.
The first Dead Hideout event took place on August 28th, 2022 in Portland, Oregon. Prior to the event, there was a DRRS meetup where the participating teams received all the necessary information on the forthcoming events. It lasted for two days.
“The first Dead Hideouts IRL meetup for Dead Rabbit CLAN WHEN: Saturday, August 27th at noon in Portland, ORAnnouncement for the first Dead Hideouts event.
WHAT: Following a one-hour hang out and lunch, participants’ dossiers for the first Dead Hideouts IRL adventure will be distributed. This 2-day adventure will take you around the Pacific Northwest, and will culminate in the winning team claiming 3 exclusive Dead Rabbit NFTs from the dev wallet.”
Only the participants in the event were informed of all the details. Additionally, they needed a car since the adventure required them to visit various locations. Prior to the event, the holders were asked to sign up on the discord server, and the DRRS team made different groups as It was a group activity. One could request that the team put them together if they wanted to travel with their friends or significant other. Videos from various parts of the hunt were posted by the participants.
Only one of the five locations has been found. The winner of this challenge will receive amazing Dead Rabbits NFTs like Golden Samurai or the Daemon Rabbit Brothers as a special prize. These NFTs are extremely valuable
Dead Rabbit Supremes
There are 333 Supremes in the Dead Rabbit clan. These Supremes are a part of the Dead Rabbits’ most prestigious society. They are trusted with the most challenging and secretive missions and are aware of all the clan’s secrets.
There were only 333 Rabbits Supremes available for minting. In order to mint them, one needed:
- Tickets for the Rabbit Supreme. These tickets were given as gifts to the Node Keys winners and giveaway contest winners.
- 2 OG Dead Rabbits, that could be exchanged their rabbits for one supreme. These two rabbits were “burnt”, reducing the OG collection size. The size of the collection was decreased by 666 following the 333 ‘mintage’ of the Supremes.
“DAY OF THE RABBIT SUPREME For holders of 2 or more Dead Rabbits. Once announced, the first 333 unique addresses to send exactly two Dead Rabbits, to a special address, during a set 24-hour period will receive one Rabbit Supreme. Rabbits Supreme are a little different and have a much better chance to contain rare items. Only 333 Rabbits Supreme will ever be minted. All Dead Rabbits exchanged for Rabbits Supreme will be exiled, never to be spoken of again.”Announcement from the team
|Collection Name||Collection Size||Launch Date|
|Dead Rabbit Resurrection Society||6000 (6666-666)||April 20, 2021|
|Dead Rabbits’ Day of the Rabbit Supreme Tickets||333||–|
|Dead Rabbit Supremes||333||August 10, 2022|
|Dead Rabbit Depot Keys||–||–|
|Mole Federation Armory Keys||–||–|
|Weapons mint||TBA||Q1 2023|
|Moles mint||TBA||Q2 2023|
|Battle class NFTs mint||TBA||Q2 2023|
Phase 1 and Phase 2: $DEAD token
Dead Rabbits are releasing their token, the $DEAD token, on November 10th, 2022. The only way to earn these is through staking the DRRS’ NFTs. The staking type is non-custodial, meaning that you do not need to lock your NFTs in order to earn $DEAD. The NFT will remain in your wallet. Also, for the first few epochs, there will be a greater reward.
The total supply of $DEAD tokens is 5 million.
Use cases of $DEAD
- You can buy DRRS merch with them.
- You can claim WLs for future Dead Rabbit’s mint and mint of other partner projects through $DEAD.
- You can also upgrade your DRRS NFTs through this token.
- You can spend your $DEAD to get some special roles and badges in the DRRS discord.
- You can use it to get entry in DRRS online and offline events.
- You can claim entry to the Tunnel. There is very less info about this as of 01/11/2022. There is a locked door on the homepage of the DRRS website. That may lead us to the tunnel, no one knows.
|Dead Rabbits||1 X||10 $DEAD|
|Moles||1 X||10 $DEAD|
|Ear Tag Rabbits||1.5 X||15 $DEAD|
|Supremes||3 X||30 $DEAD|
|Alien Rabbit Gods||10 X||100 $DEAD|
|more to come…|
Phase 3: Preparation for the war between the Rabbits and the Moles
This phase will get the clan ready for the battle between the moles and the rabbits. In this phase, there will be three mints:
- Mint 1: Weapons
These weapon NFTs will be used to boost your rabbit’s or mole’s stats in the war. The Mole Federation Armory Key and Dead Rabbit Depot Key give you WL to mint 2 weapons each. The WL is stackable, i.e., if you have two keys, you can mint 2 X 2 = 4 weapons.
- Mint 2: Mole Federation of Kreeb
Moles are the villains of the rabbits. They will be introduced to the DRRS community with this mint. Holders of the Mole HQ Code Card will get WL to this mint. Each key will allow the holder to mint 3 moles.
- Mint 3: Battle Class NFTs
According to the roadmap, these NFTs will grant the rabbits or the moles their attribute/class stats for battle. There are 12 battle classes for the rabbits and 12 battle classes for the moles. Holders of the SecScreen Kismet Key will get WL for this mint. Each key will let you mint 2 NFTs from this collection.
Phase 4: Dead Rabbits vs Mole Federation
“A first in space, strategic, interactive NFT battle” -DRRS team. So, there is going to be an epic battle between the rabbits and the moles. The whole step how this game will be played can be found below:
If you have read this far, you know how much DRRS team as well as the DRRS community love events. So here are some more. The big two events announced in the roadmap 2.0 are:
- Inquisition of Grand Arbiter Kreeb
- Mole Federation Invasion: This event will be in 50+ cities. This is an IRL event like the Dead Hunt!
More details about them are yet to come!