|The Event has FINISHED|
|1||15 x Energy Grenades||1,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|2||5 x Ghostbusters Traps||9,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|3||New Yellow and Black Plasma Punch Skin||15,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|4||10 x Ghostbusters Traps||25,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|5||Ghostbusters Pants||50,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|6||New Yellow and Black Zap Gun Skin||75,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|7||Ghostbusters Jacket||100,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|8||Plasma Shotgun||125,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|9||Ecto Goggles||150,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|10||Ectoplasm-Gold Converter||200,000 Ectoplasm Units|
|Total||750,000 Ectoplasm Units|
In this event, the only way to rank up is to earn Ectoplasm, which is obtained by hurting or capturing a ghost. A ghost is considered captured upondropping its health down just like a regular player. Ghosts have a chance to appear when you kill an enemy.
The ghosts can be busted with anything: bullets, explosives, and gadgets. However, energy weapons such as the Plasma Punch and the Zap Gun deal more damage to ghosts, so if you have a energy weapon, it is highly suggested that you use it. However, despite being a Plasma weapon, the Noisy Cricket is not counted as a Plasma Weapon, and therefore does not deal 50% extra damage.
There are three types of ghosts that can appear: a giant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, a Slimer and a Ghost that looks similar to players. The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is the only ghost that can kill you; the other Ghosts cannot. The most straightforward way is to shoot these ghosts with any weapon you have.
An alternate method that is easier but is expensive, is to use the new Ghostbusters Trap Gadget. Once placed, these suck in all ghosts and players around it and busting/killing them. However, it is recommended to use this only when the Marshmallow Man appears, as these cost $2.99 for a pack. Also note that Ghosts play a special animation upon spawning and are not vulnerable in this state.
It's recommended to hold your fire until your cross hair turns red. A recommended strategy after running out of Ghostbuster Trap Gadgets (if you do not want to spend real life money) is to use the Energy Grenade. They cost gold instead of real money, and deal 50% extra damage to ghosts. The only downside to this is that you will have to buy the grenades in bulk.
The Ghostbuster equipment are the prizes for three of the tiers that can also be purchased with real cash. The whole set provides 5% speed and 10% accuracy when equipped, as well as other perks.
- Ecto Goggles - locates all ghosts on the map.
- Ghostbusters Jacket - reduces damage from energy weapons by 50%.
- Ghostbusters Pants - player is not affected by skill-reducing weapons.
Various changes made to the game were not noted by Digital Legends Entertainment; these changes include:
- The Zap Gun and Proton Gun's slowdown effects were buffed. They slow down even more and the duration persists a few seconds after firing is stopped.
- The Flare Gun takes 2 shots to kill now (Possibly due to the fact that Flare gun was an instant kill in previous updates thus needing the damage to be reduced)
- The Automatic Shotgun's reload action was changed. It now removes the drum clip and replaces it with a new one, instead of reloading like the Assault Rifle. It now has the same reload action as the Little Italy.
- The Dual Rookie Machine Guns' gunfire sound is now like the Rookie Machine Gun's sound, removing the Dual Machine Guns' sound. Also, the bullets that are fired from the Dual Rookie Machine Guns are invisible .
- When you take a prize dropped by an Elite Enemy, you will hear a sound.
- If the Player makes a purchase, it will make a brief guitar solo
- The vest color of Stay Puft Marshmallow Man was changed last September 6.
- This is the first update to cause large amounts of lag possibly due to the fact that the ghosts in the game combined with the number of players fighting all at once have caused player's to not respawn or to be kicked out of the game. Random crashes were also quite common.
- The Ghostbusters event has also influenced the free for all community to start using explosive weapons again. Don't say we warned you though.
- An update was released weeks after the main update to fix the bugs experienced by the players. The event was also extended to make it up for the days when players weren't able to play a single match.
- This event spawned the glitch where you would randomly lose your event progress.
- In 2016, the Ghostbusters (Event) came out, which is BOTH a sequel to this and also for the accommodating Ghostbusters movie released in the summer of the same year.
- This is Lev's favorite event, hence why he's always wearing the Ectoplasm Gold Converter.
- This event also gave free2play players a paid item, next time this happened was when the Armed Guitar Case was an event prize for completing Spooky Nights event.