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January 2014 - Announcements Page

  • Patch Date: 21 January 2014
  • Patch Size: 2,688K (Client: 4,728K)

Combat Changes

  • Aegis effect is now inactive while in peace mode.
  • Healing Skill received a boost to success rate.
  • Healing can now be performed in-combat with less effectiveness (penalty), but without the loss of defenses.
  • Players can no longer use Recall Gems while in portal space.
  • Using Portal Gems (the type that do not summon portals) now has an animation attached.

PK changes

  • Missile/magic CB reduced 5%.
  • Melee CB increased 5%.
  • Melee AR reduced 5%.
  • Aegis effect is 72% as effect for missile and melee in PvP ( 25% full reduction becomes 18%. Partial aegis of 10% would now be 7.2%).
  • PvP mod for the Damage bonus of Elemental casters changed from 25% to 50%.

New Quests

Updated Quests

New NPCs

Viridian Rise NPCs

Updated NPCs

No longer sell Mana Scarabs:

Major Item Tinkering Armature price changed from 1 alt currency to 100 alt currency:

Now give lore and hints concerning Access to the Viridian Rise (tell them "Viridian Rise"):

New Locations

New Items

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Crystal of Increasing Pain Icon.png Crystal of Increasing PainCrystal of Twisting Wounds Icon.png Crystal of Twisting WoundsMolten Coal Icon.png Molten Coal

Mana Infused Nightbloom Icon.png Mana Infused NightbloomLife Infused Nightbloom Icon.png Life Infused NightbloomVigor Infused Nightbloom Icon.png Vigor Infused NightbloomFull Amber Infused Honey Brew Kettle Icon.png Full Amber Infused Honey Brew KettleAmber Infused Honey Icon.png Amber Infused Honey

Honeyed Life Mead Icon.png Honeyed Life MeadHoneyed Vigor Mead Icon.png Honeyed Vigor MeadHoneyed Mana Mead Icon.png Honeyed Mana Mead

Blossoming Nightbloom Icon.png Blossoming NightbloomCorrupted Amber Crystal Icon.png Corrupted Amber CrystalAmber Crystal Icon.png Amber CrystalScattered Notes Icon.png Scattered NotesGuardian of Oak Icon.png Guardian of OakGuardian of Hickory Icon.png Guardian of HickoryGuardian of Birch Icon.png Guardian of BirchGuardian of Willow Icon.png Guardian of WillowGuardian of Maple Icon.png Guardian of MapleGuardian of Cedar Icon.png Guardian of CedarGuardian of Pine Icon.png Guardian of PineGuardian of Spruce Icon.png Guardian of SpruceGuardian of Yew Icon.png Guardian of YewGuardian of Ash Icon.png Guardian of AshAncient Statue of the Viridian Rise Icon.png Ancient Statue of the Viridian Rise

Corrupted Amber Shard Icon.png Corrupted Amber ShardInfused Amber Shard Icon.png Infused Amber ShardEssence of Zerzelikyr Icon.png Essence of ZerzelikyrEssence of Night Brier Icon.png Essence of Night BrierEssence of Wind Fury Icon.png Essence of Wind FuryEssence of Norshuntyr Icon.png Essence of NorshuntyrViridian Essence Icon.png Viridian Essence

Scroll of Cassius' Ring of Fire II Icon.png Scroll of Cassius' Ring of Fire IIScroll of Eye of the Storm II Icon.png Scroll of Eye of the Storm IIScroll of Halo of Frost II Icon.png Scroll of Halo of Frost IIScroll of Horizon's Blades II Icon.png Scroll of Horizon's Blades IIScroll of Nuhmudira's Spines II Icon.png Scroll of Nuhmudira's Spines IIScroll of Searing Disc II Icon.png Scroll of Searing Disc IIScroll of Tectonic Rifts II Icon.png Scroll of Tectonic Rifts IIScroll of Clouded Soul II Icon.png Scroll of Clouded Soul IIScroll of Ring of Skulls II Icon.png Scroll of Ring of Skulls IIScroll of Viridian Rise Recall Icon.png Scroll of Viridian Rise RecallScroll of Viridian Rise Tree Recall Icon.png Scroll of Viridian Rise Tree Recall

Gem of Verdant Force Icon.png Gem of Verdant ForceCorrupted Amber- Bracers of the Corrupted Heart. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Bracers of the Corrupted Heart.Corrupted Amber- Pauldrons of the Corrupted Heart. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Pauldrons of the Corrupted Heart.Corrupted Amber- Helm of the Corrupted Heart. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Helm of the Corrupted Heart.Corrupted Amber- Sollerets of the Corrupted Heart. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Sollerets of the Corrupted Heart.Corrupted Amber- Gauntlets of the Corrupted Heart. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Gauntlets of the Corrupted Heart.Corrupted Amber- Girth of the Corrupted Soul. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Girth of the Corrupted Soul.Corrupted Amber- Breastplate of the Corrupted Soul. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Breastplate of the Corrupted Soul.Corrupted Amber- Greaves of the Corrupted Soul. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Greaves of the Corrupted Soul.Corrupted Amber- Tassets of the Corrupted Soul. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Tassets of the Corrupted Soul.Corrupted Amber- Weapon of the Corrupted Soul. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Weapon of the Corrupted Soul.Corrupted Amber- Weapon of the Corrupted Heart. Icon.png Corrupted Amber: Weapon of the Corrupted Heart.Empowered Amber- Bracers of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Bracers of LifeEmpowered Amber- Helm of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Helm of LifeEmpowered Amber- Breastplate of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Breastplate of LifeEmpowered Amber- Pauldrons of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Pauldrons of LifeEmpowered Amber- Gauntlets of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Gauntlets of LifeEmpowered Amber- Girth of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Girth of LifeEmpowered Amber Tassets of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Tassets of LifeEmpowered Amber- Greaves of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Greaves of LifeEmpowered Amber- Sollerets of Life Icon.png Empowered Amber: Sollerets of LifeEmpowered Amber- Shield Reinforcement Icon.png Empowered Amber: Shield ReinforcementLuminous Amber- Shield Fortification Icon.png Luminous Amber: Shield FortificationLuminous Amber- Helm of Healing Icon.png Luminous Amber: Helm of HealingLuminous Amber- Breastplate of the Bulwark Icon.png Luminous Amber: Breastplate of the BulwarkLuminous Amber- Girth of the Bulwark Icon.png Luminous Amber: Girth of the BulwarkLuminous Amber- Bracers of Thunderous Blows Icon.png Luminous Amber: Bracers of Thunderous BlowsLuminous Amber- Pauldrons of Thunderous Blows Icon.png Luminous Amber: Pauldrons of Thunderous BlowsLuminous Amber- Sollerets of the Storm Icon.png Luminous Amber: Sollerets of the StormLuminous Amber- Gauntlets of the Storm Icon.png Luminous Amber: Gauntlets of the StormLuminous Amber- Greaves of the Tower Icon.png Luminous Amber: Greaves of the TowerLuminous Amber- Tassets of the Tower Icon.png Luminous Amber: Tassets of the Tower

Stormwood Atlatl Icon.png Stormwood AtlatlStormwood Axe Icon.png Stormwood AxeStormwood Bow Icon.png Stormwood BowStormwood Claw Icon.png Stormwood ClawStormwood Crossbow Icon.png Stormwood CrossbowStormwood Dagger Icon.png Stormwood DaggerStormwood Greatsword Icon.png Stormwood GreatswordStormwood Mace Icon.png Stormwood MaceStormwood Spear Icon.png Stormwood SpearStormwood Staff Icon.png Stormwood StaffStormwood Sword Icon.png Stormwood SwordStormwood Wand Icon.png Stormwood WandOak Stormwood Atlatl Icon.png Oak Stormwood AtlatlOak Stormwood Axe Icon.png Oak Stormwood AxeOak Stormwood Bow Icon.png Oak Stormwood BowOak Stormwood Claw Icon.png Oak Stormwood ClawOak Stormwood Crossbow Icon.png Oak Stormwood CrossbowStormwood Dagger Icon.png Oak Stormwood DaggerOak Stormwood Greatsword Icon.png Oak Stormwood GreatswordOak Stormwood Mace Icon.png Oak Stormwood MaceOak Stormwood Spear Icon.png Oak Stormwood SpearOak Stormwood Staff Icon.png Oak Stormwood StaffOak Stormwood Sword Icon.png Oak Stormwood SwordOak Stormwood Wand Icon.png Oak Stormwood WandOak Derubloom Wand Icon.png Oak Derubloom WandOak Corrupted Heartwood Wand Icon.png Oak Corrupted Heartwood Wand

Updated Items

Values adjusted:

New Spells

New Titles

New Creatures

A'nekshay Icon.png A'nekshay

Destroyable Objects Icon.png Destroyable Objects

Elemental Icon.png Elemental

Gromnie Icon.png Gromnie

Phyntos Wasp Icon.png Phyntos Wasp

Wisp Icon.png Wisp

Zefir Icon.png Zefir

New Dialog

Town Crier

Free Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "I've heard reports of A'nekshay which were made out of wood instead of sand. How strange."

Town Crier tells you, "I've heard several rumors of new gems that armor tinkerers can use in their craft."

Town Crier tells you, "I've heard several rumors of adventurers getting lost in the woods."

Pyreal Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "I've heard several rumors of a new Deru tree that has raised a forest maze around itself."

Town Crier tells you, "Adventurers in the new forest area have been spotted carrying strange new wooden weapons."

Town Crier tells you, "News! The art of brewmaking has expanded! Adventurers in the area of the new Deru tree have reported finding new blooms that can be used to make powerful magical meads!"

Ulgrim the Unpleasant

Free Rumors

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I popped into the Derethian Combat Pit and was saddened by the lack of competition"

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "So I left a few things in there to make it more exciting."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I ran up to a guy who seemed like he was looking for a fight."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I was like "Hey, let's rumble man.""

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Next thing I know he vanished away with a portal gem."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Let's see if he can do that quick enough the next time."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Healers have been honing their skills a bit."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "They can wrap a bandage so quick they don't even have to stray from battle."

Stout Rumors

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I was like "Woah there buddy. You need to ease up on those burning coals. They'll always take the easy way out with extra health than to just man up and fight."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "In the end, he agreed."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "A thank you would be nice."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I was wandering through Southen Osteth the other day."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Well I came across a new Deru tree and thought I'd say hello."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Next thing I know all the creatures are going crazy."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "All I've got to say is; Damn Deru, you scary!"

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "It seems like everyone hides behind an Aegis these days."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Remember when magic was wonderful and amazing?"

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Well maybe things will be a bit more exciting now."

Ansar El-Kerdany

Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, "Greetings, Adventurer! We are looking for adventurers to slay Deathtail."

Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, "He lurks in The Graveyard ambushing his prey. Stop him and I shall reward you."

Esmond Fielding

Esmond Fielding tells you, "This month we have decided that someone must brave The Dark Spiral."

Esmond Fielding tells you, "Discover the lore inside this dark place and bring it to any who seek it. I shall reward you upon your successful return."

Niccolo De Luca

Niccolo De Luca tells you, "This month we have decided that the Brood Matrons are a nuisance to be sure."

Niccolo De Luca tells you, "Head to one of their layers and return to me when you have slain the beast."

Rand, Game Hunter

Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Coral Golems as the moderate difficulty prey."

Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Swarm Mutilators as the medium difficulty prey."

Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Armoredillos in the Valley of Death and Withered Atoll as the high difficulty prey."

Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Dark Isle Golems as one of the most difficult prey."

Rand, Game Hunter tells you, "This month I've tagged Violator and Burrowing Grievvers as the other prey of highest difficulty."

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