Prophecy Announces Accelerated Expiry of Warrants

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 4, 2011: Prophecy Resource Corp. ("Prophecy" or the "Company") (TSX-V:PCY, OTCQX: PRPCF, Frankfurt: 1P2)  provides notice of the accelerated expiry of approximately 3,355,585 share purchase warrants of the Company which were issued in various private placements (the "Warrants"). 1,711,533 Warrants are exercisable to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.50 per share until December 31, 2011. 915,750 Warrants are exercisable to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.40 per share until December 31, 2011 and 728,302 Warrants are exercisable to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.40 per share until January 25, 2012.

Pursuant to the terms of the Warrants, the expiry date of the Warrants may be accelerated ay any time prior to the expiry date of the Warrants if the closing price of the Company's common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange exceeds $0.60, in the case of the $0.40 warrants and $0.70, in the case of the $0.50 warrants, for a period of 20 consecutive trading days. As a result, the expiry date of the Warrants is being accelerated to 5:00 pm (Vancouver time) on February 4, 2011 (the "Early Expiry Time"). Any Warrants remaining unexercised after the expiration of the Early Expiry Time will be cancelled and will thereafter be of no force and effect.

How to Exercise Warrants

Warrant holders who wish to exercise their Warrants should instruct their investment advisor for an "immediate exercise" and be prepared to provide payment (by certified cheque, bank draft or money order) to their advisor firm equal to the exercise price for each warrant exercised. Once the Company receives payment and required documentation the Warrants will be cancelled and the warrant holder will receive Prophecy common shares.

Investors should consult with their investment advisor to confirm the time required to complete this process and other costs associated with the exercise, if any.

Warrant holders who hold a physical certificate wishing to exercise warrants need to provide the Company with a certified cheque, bank draft or money order payable to Prophecy Resource Corp., an exercise form and warrant certificate. For assistance, contact the Company directly.

About Prophecy Resource

Prophecy Resource Corporation is an internationally diversified company engaged in developing energy, nickel and platinum group metals projects. The company controls over 1.4 billion tons of open-pittable thermal coal in Mongolia (839 Mt Measured, 579 Mt Indicated). Prophecy's Ulaan Ovoo coal mine is fully commissioned and in production. In Canada Prophecy owns Wellgreen PGM Project in Yukon, Lynn Lake Nickel Sulphide Project in Manitoba, and a 10% equity stake in Victory Nickel. Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability.

 


ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Prophecy Resource Corp.
"JOHN LEE"
John Lee
Chairman
Telephone 1.800.851.1528
Email: [email protected]



Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.  


Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Neither the Toronto Stock Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.  

 Forward Looking Statements: This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including, without limitation, statements potential mineralization, the estimation of mineral resources, the realization of mineral resource estimates, interpretation of prior exploration and potential exploration results, the timing and success of exploration activities generally, the timing and results of future resource estimates, permitting time lines, metal prices and currency exchange rates, availability of capital, government regulation of exploration operations, environmental risks, reclamation, title, and future plans and objectives of the company are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. . Although Prophecy believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and assumptions. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include failure to obtain necessary approvals in respect of the Transaction, unsuccessful exploration results, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, results of future resource estimates, future metal prices, availability of capital and financing on acceptable terms, general economic, market or business conditions, risks associated with operating in foreign jurisdictions, uninsured risks, regulatory changes, defects in title, availability of personnel, materials and equipment on a timely basis, accidents or equipment breakdowns, delays in receiving government approvals, unanticipated environmental impacts on operations and costs to remedy same, and other exploration or other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the companies with securities regulators. Readers are cautioned that mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Mineral exploration and development of mines is an inherently risky business. Accordingly the actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on Prophecy and the risks and challenges of their businesses, investors should review their annual filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

"Neither the Toronto Stock Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."


This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any of the securities in the United States.  The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“the U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities law and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

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*Ulaan Ovoo: 174 million tonnes  of measured and 34 million tonnes of indicated coal. Ulaan Ovoo’s resource numbers are from the Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc  report referenced in the Dec 2010, 43-101 Prefeasibility Study by Wardrop Engineering. Chandgana consists of two properties-Chandgana Tal and Chandgana Khavtgai. Chandgana Tal consists of 141 mt of measured resource. Chandgana Khavtgai consists of 509 mt measured and 539 mt indicated resource. Chandgana Khavtgai’s resource estimates are based on the September 2010 NI 43-101 Chandgana Khavtgai Technical Report by Kravits Geological Services, LLC. The report is authored by Christopher M. Kravits CPG, LPG of Kravits Geological Services, LLC., who was an independent Qualified Person under NI 43-101 at the time of report preparation. And the Chandgana Tal resource estimate is also based on the September 2007 NI 43-101 Chandgana Tal Technical Report by Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc..The report is authored by Mr. Gardar G. Dahl, Jr., CPG of Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc., who is an independent Qualified Person under NI 43-101.