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Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:37 pm
by CheMClarc
Heroes!

There will be a server maintenance period at 11 am EST/ 4pm GMT on 12/2/2014.

We anticipate a down time of approximately 4 hours to deploy game update 2.3.0!

This update will end Season 1 of PvP in the Glenfort Coliseum and begin Season 2 when we are back online. Please check each of your character's mail for your rewards from Season 1 after downloading the update!

This update will add the Holiday event resources to the game as well. Please note that the Holiday event will not start until 2pm EST/7pm GMT on 12/23/14. Details on the Holiday event will be announced at a later date.

We thank you for your patience during this maintenance period.

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Patch Notes (Edited)

Known Issue
  • Condemn: was accidentally made slower rather than faster. This will be fixed in a upcoming dlc patch.
  • Leaderboards: Overall Might Rating and Overall Hero Score are now correctly listed. (Fixed)
  • Gem 7s: Now have the correct might requirement when attempting to purchase them. (Fixed)

    PvP: Season 1

    • Rewards are being sent to each character's mail at the start of the new season.
    • Rewards are based on a character's current standings in the Coliseum rankings.
    • "PvP Season 1" has been added to the leaderboards to honor players' efforts in the Coliseum.
    • Unique items will be available to players who have reached Gold I, Platinum I or Masters in the Prestige section of the Coliseum Store.
    • League rewards:
      • Bronze: 25 Medals, 150 Marks, 10,000 Silver and 250 Hero Tokens
      • Silver: 50 Medals, 350 Marks, 25,000 Silver and 500 Hero Tokens
      • Gold: 75 Medals, 550 Marks, 50,000 Silver and 750 Hero Tokens
      • Platinum: 100 Medals, 750 Marks, 75,000 Silver and 1,000 Hero Tokens
      • Masters: 200 Medals, 950 Marks, 100,000 Silver and 1,250 Hero Tokens
    • Unique rewards:
      • Ancient Golden Emblazonment:
        • Prestige Chest Item available with the Feat: The Gold Champion complete.
      • Ancient Platinum Emblazonment:
        • Prestige Chest Item available with the Feat: The Platinum Champion complete.
      • The Master's Emblazonment:
        • Prestige Chest Item available with the Feat: The Masters Champion complete.
    PvP: Season 2
    • New Tier 18 Coliseum Gear and Weapons available in the Coliseum Store.
    • Gem 7 are now available in the Coliseum Store to be purchased with marks.
    • Players will start the new season unranked but will be matched up with players based on their match history.
    • Players' marks and stats will carry over from Season 1.
    • Tier 18 off hand items will not give the Coliseum Gear Set bonus as previous tiers have done.
    • Greater Elixir of Battle has been added to the Coliseum Store.
    • Tier 8, 12 and 16 Coliseum Gear prices have been reduced.
    • Gem 5 and 6 prices have been reduced in the Coliseum Store.
    Classes
    • Justicar
      • Juggernaut - raised the cool down time of Juggernaut from 5/4.5/4 to 6/5.5/5.
      • Condemn* - quickened the cast time of the ability. (Known Issue)
    • War Mage
      • Magma Jet - increased damage 50/60/70% to 60/70/80%
    General
    • Primal Mysteries:
      • Increased the loot drops in Phase 2 to match the difficulty of the phase.
      • Impure Shadows will have a 50% chance to drop in Phase 2.
      • Reduced the chance Impure Shadows will drop in Phase 3 by 50%.
    • Quests:
      • Daily Quests: Yodrin and Caliban have been added to the daily rotation for player's who have completed the quests to defeat them.
      • Weekend Quests: Created new unique weekend event quests that can be obtained by visiting Daedalus at the Training Hall when activated. Quests can include dungeon, raid, pvp, collection and completion objectives that must be completed within the time allowed to receive the quest reward.
      • Restoring the Blade: Changed the quest to only gather 50 embers instead of 65 to match the crafting recipe.
    Holiday Event
    • New exclusive items added to the event!
    • New exclusive 2014 item that will only be available to obtain during this year's event.
    • Updated and streamlined the schedule when the Holiday Goblin (of Doom!) will appear during the event.
    • Updated the Holiday Goblin (of Doom!) attributes and stats to scale with the new level cap.
    • Updated the Holiday Goblin (of Doom!) loot table to drop updated gem shards, gems and valor.
    • Reduced the prices of some Holiday items.
    Bug Fixes
    • Arcane Shield: addressed a bug that caused the defense percentage to be mitigated when Arcane Shield triggered while a player was defending against an attack. Defend will now work properly with Arcane Shield.
    • Addressed a bug with gear particles appearing in screens where they shouldn't be: ie lockbox and bonus loot.
    • Adjusted the layering and fit of items on the paperdoll in the wardrobe.
    • Addressed a bug with Servant of Righteousness' ability, Thorn, where it was not reflecting the correct amount of damage back at the player.
    • Addressed an issue where Servant of Righteousness' ability, Regrowth, would crash the game when trying to heal the other monster in combat with it.
    • Adjusted the size of the PvP Arena background to fit multiple large devices.

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:18 pm
by DreamingDæmon
Will this include the changes to PM p2 regds Loot Table and fix for the things not working atm (eg Thorns boost on treeman minikeeper)?

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:15 pm
by CheMClarc
DreamingDaemon wrote:Will this include the changes to PM p2 regds Loot Table and fix for the things not working atm (eg Thorns boost on treeman minikeeper)?


Yes

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:28 pm
by B_Râd
Any eta on patch notes? :-)

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:37 pm
by Illy_the_Red
DreamingDaemon wrote:Will this include the changes to PM p2 regds Loot Table and fix for the things not working atm (eg Thorns boost on treeman minikeeper)?


Does anyone think this will actually change skunk merc behaviour? I'm curious because I'm not seeing why a camper wouldn't just look at your notes and see that the drops are now the same...and P3 is still massively easier. Shadows will drop in P2 but I'm guessing a lot will already have the ring.

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:42 pm
by Jumper
I think it will help because instead of waiting 30 min for p3, they can do a full dump in p2 for same reward. Besides, the p2 pushers are now more likely to push since reward has been upped, an it's not so insulting if someone waits for p3

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:49 pm
by B_Râd
Ilyana_the_Red wrote:
DreamingDaemon wrote:Will this include the changes to PM p2 regds Loot Table and fix for the things not working atm (eg Thorns boost on treeman minikeeper)?


Does anyone think this will actually change skunk merc behaviour? I'm curious because I'm not seeing why a camper wouldn't just look at your notes and see that the drops are now the same...and P3 is still massively easier. Shadows will drop in P2 but I'm guessing a lot will already have the ring.


I think the issue is more with the essence and other loot drops in phase 2 not being matched to the difficulty of the mobs. I don't see phase 2 dropping impure shadows but hopefully more pure essence and silver.

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:29 pm
by DreamingDæmon
B_Râd wrote:
Ilyana_the_Red wrote:
DreamingDaemon wrote:Will this include the changes to PM p2 regds Loot Table and fix for the things not working atm (eg Thorns boost on treeman minikeeper)?


Does anyone think this will actually change skunk merc behaviour? I'm curious because I'm not seeing why a camper wouldn't just look at your notes and see that the drops are now the same...and P3 is still massively easier. Shadows will drop in P2 but I'm guessing a lot will already have the ring.


I think the issue is more with the essence and other loot drops in phase 2 not being matched to the difficulty of the mobs. I don't see phase 2 dropping impure shadows but hopefully more pure essence and silver.


Snap. I hit p2 anyways, but this will be helpful, as I can hit just p2 with a strong toon that already has the ring and get a better essence payout, so I'm more likely to be happy about leaving p3 for the weaker / shadow-needing toons and missing the p3 payout.

I get what Ilyana is saying, and I agree - for any serious skunk and weaker toons, we'll see more of the same. But it's a move in the right direction and hopefully we'll see more people contribute if there's something worthwhile for their efforts.

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:43 pm
by Brian40
Crap. I am about 4 hrs into my 48 hr amulet. Does this screw up my empower timing, or will it still be going upon the server coming back up?

Re: Update 2.3.0 - Server Maintenance - December 2nd, 2014

PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:02 pm
by Bbbb
Brian39 wrote:Crap. I am about 4 hrs into my 48 hr amulet. Does this screw up my empower timing, or will it still be going upon the server coming back up?


It will be fine. I run enchants all the time during upgrades and they have always been fine.