Arthur McDoyle was rumoured to be a sorcerer. One day Castle McDoyle vanished from the face of the Earth and now can only be seen during special times.
Except during special events, Arthur McDoyle's guests are trapped with him and can be subjected to his sorcerous experiments at any time ...
Agents of S.C.O.T.C.H. must have at least 80,000 XP and a ticket to Borders to visit Castle McDoyle.
There is no cost to travel to or from Castle McDoyle at the beginning or end of a special event. Travel from Castle McDoyle to any other unlocked location during a special event is also free. If you travel to a previously locked location, it will cost the normal amount to unlock that location.
|She-devil ghost||Special||Sizzling hot|
|Haunting temptress ghost||Special party||Partilicious||250||400||1900||2350|
|Radiant radioactive ghost||Special midnight||Haunting||140||160||500||600|
|Clueless Inspector ghost||Special midnight||Haunting||160||180||600||850|
|Crazy Lord McDoyle||Special midnight||Haunting||180||200||1500||1700|
|Late Ferryman ghost||Special midnight||Haunting||200||220||1700||1900|
|Deadly T-X ghost||Special midnight||Haunting||200||250||1900||2600|
|Naughty she-devil ghost||Special midnight||Naughty naughty|
|Widow temptress ghost||Special midnight party||Partilicious||250||400||1900||2350|
|Bizarre succubus ghost||Secret||Partylicious|
|Dishonoured samurai ghost||Secret||Terrifying|
|Mega mecha ghostzilla||Secret||Terrifying|
- * indicates a mystic-resistant ghost.
The special ghosts include such Nessy's-loving ghosts as the Ghost Nessy, Cu Sith, Kelpie, Selkie, Glowing Ghost Nessy, Howling Cu Sith, Luring Kelpie, Moonlight Selkie, Glaistig ghost, Green glaistig ghost, the Banshee ghost and the Shrieking banshee ghost.
Randomly-appearing and prize ghosts
The gift ghosts that are available are the Friendship ghost, Love ghost, Birthday ghost, Get well ghost and the Hope ghost. During the Christmas holiday season, the Christmas elf ghost is also available to be gifted.
Rewards information for those special and seasonal ghosts are also available at the page about all non-raiding locations and the ghosts that can appear in them.
Seasonal special ghost calendar
Specific items of ghost loot being dropped in Castle McDoyle include:
- Contract documents
- Molding pieces
- Special edition magic potions
- Nessy's Golden Reserves
- Amber dream
The following souvenirs can be found only in Castle McDoyle:
Souvenirs found in all non-raiding locations
If Castle McDoyle is open during the time that a special seasonal ghost drops a souvenir, that souvenir will also be available here. Possible souvenirs of this type include:
- Special event collection souvenirs (Ghost puzzlers tile, bomb, badge, four-leaf clover, hat with gamsbart, American flag & Canadian flag)
- Birthday collection souvenirs (Quill, graphic tablet, laptop, keyboard & sabre)
- Four seasons collection souvenirs (Heart-shaped arrow, Easter egg, killer knife, explosives & wrapped present)
S.C.O.T.C.H. HQ is an interesting place, with treasures to be found in many different corners of its outpost in Castle McDoyle:
At the bar in S.C.O.T.C.H. HQ in Castle McDoyle, Charles the bartender has his usual fine collection of magic potions available for sale.
Charles also has a selection of recipes available for purchase if you haven't filled out your recipe library yet.
He is also always ready to help with your mixology needs, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just bring him the magic potion and the appropriate mixer, and Charles will have a batch of your favourite mocktail ready for you almost instantaneously.
During Haunted Week IV, Charles again made the Green goddess mocktail for agents of S.C.O.T.C.H., but the price had increased to 3000 £. As from As from Haunted Week V, the Green goddess mocktail is no longer for sale at the bar in Castle McDoyle.
Highland Pride, a previous special bait, was not available for purchase during Haunted Week III or Haunted Week IV. Some lucky agents may have received some bottles of Highland Pride as part of a ghost loot drop during Haunted Week III or Haunted Week IV.
Charles can offer you a refund on bottles of Highland Pride if you'd like.
Professor Gadgeteer has the following mechanisms available for sale in Castle McDoyle:
Dr Elizabeth Grimely and her staff of mystic artists in Castle McDoyle have no magic circles available for purchase, but stand ready to assist you in creating a Black dragon's breath magic circle if you complete your collection of the required parts here.
- 29 May 2009: Castle McDoyle made its first appearance ever in GT's Virtual Scotland for Haunted Weekend II.
- 2 June 2009: Castle McDoyle has vanished from Virtual Scotland until the next special event calls it forth.
- 25 October 2009: Castle McDoyle made its second appearance in GT's Virtual Scotland for Haunted Week III.
- 5 November 2009: Castle McDoyle has vanished from Virtual Scotland until the next special event calls it forth.
- 13 July 2010: Castle McDoyle made its third appearance in GT's Virtual Scotland for Haunted Week IV.