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February 2012 - Announcements Page

  • Patch Date: 21 February 2012
  • Patch Size: 10,637k (Client: 4,632k)
  • Hot Fix: 276k (24 February)

Weapon Skill Update

Weapon skills have been revamped. See Weapon Skill Changes for details.

New Skills

Crafting Updates

User Interface Updates

Other Changes

  • Cloaks with the chance to reduce incoming damage by 200 have been reduced to 100 for PvP circumstances.
  • The Luminance cap has been increased from 1 million to 1.5 million.
  • Mana Forge Chests now drop 1 additional item (A Total of 7). The number of items in the MFK chests increased from 6 to 7 and the profiles changed slightly. Weapons were changed to Finesse, Light, Heavy and Missile. Also the Shard Mana Forge Equipment Chests were removed and replaced with additional Weapon chests.
  • Grand Casino Chest loot quality has been adjusted to match Mana Forge chests.

New Events

Updated Quests

New NPCs

Updated NPCs

New Items

Chest of Mana Forge Keys Icon.png Chest of Mana Forge Keys

Blackened House Mhoire Cloak Icon.png Blackened House Mhoire Cloak

Finesse Weapons Specialist's Gauntlets Icon.png Finesse Weapons Specialist's GauntletsHeavy Weapons Specialist's Gauntlets Icon.png Heavy Weapons Specialist's GauntletsLight Weapons Specialist's Gauntlets Icon.png Light Weapons Specialist's GauntletsMissile Specialist's Gauntlets Icon.png Missile Specialist's Gauntlets

Foolproof Aquamarine Gem Icon.png Foolproof Aquamarine GemFoolproof Black Garnet Gem Icon.png Foolproof Black Garnet GemFoolproof Black Opal Gem Icon.png Foolproof Black Opal GemFoolproof Emerald Gem Icon.png Foolproof Emerald GemFoolproof Fire Opal Gem Icon.png Foolproof Fire Opal GemFoolproof Imperial Topaz Gem Icon.png Foolproof Imperial Topaz GemFoolproof Jet Gem Icon.png Foolproof Jet GemFoolproof Red Garnet Gem Icon.png Foolproof Red Garnet GemFoolproof Sunstone Gem Icon.png Foolproof Sunstone GemFoolproof White Sapphire Gem Icon.png Foolproof White Sapphire GemA'nekshay Slayer Stone Gem Icon.png A'nekshay Slayer Stone GemGreater Mukkir Slayer Stone Gem Icon.png Greater Mukkir Slayer Stone GemSpectral Skull Gem Icon.png Spectral Skull GemBlack Skull of Xikma Gem Icon.png Black Skull of Xikma GemSpectral Force Gem Icon.png Spectral Force GemMagic Defense Weapon Augmentation Gem Icon.png Magic Defense Weapon Augmentation GemMissile Defense Augmentation Gem Icon.png Missile Defense Augmentation GemLucky White Rabbit's Foot Gem Icon.png Lucky White Rabbit's Foot Gem

Rare Coin Icon.png Rare CoinQuest Weapon Coin Icon.png Quest Weapon Coin

Imbue Swap Coin Icon.png Imbue Swap Coin

Luminance Wisp Icon.png Luminance WispAxe Mastery (Object) Icon.png Axe Mastery (Object)Dagger Mastery (Object) Icon.png Dagger Mastery (Object)Mace Mastery (Object) Icon.png Mace Mastery (Object)Spears Mastery (Object) Icon.png Spears Mastery (Object)Staves Mastery (Object) Icon.png Staves Mastery (Object)Sword Mastery (Object) Icon.png Sword Mastery (Object)Unarmed Combat Mastery (Object) Icon.png Unarmed Combat Mastery (Object)Two Handed Combat Mastery (Object) Icon.png Two Handed Combat Mastery (Object)Bow Mastery (Object) Icon.png Bow Mastery (Object)Crossbow Mastery (Object) Icon.png Crossbow Mastery (Object)Thrown Weapons Mastery (Object) Icon.png Thrown Weapons Mastery (Object)Magic Mastery (Object) Icon.png Magic Mastery (Object)Statue of Berzerker's Wish Icon.png Statue of Berzerker's WishStatue of Cleaving Warrior's Wish Icon.png Statue of Cleaving Warrior's WishStatue of Dirty Fighter's Wish Icon.png Statue of Dirty Fighter's WishStatue of Heavy Soldier's Wish Icon.png Statue of Heavy Soldier's WishStatue of Light Duelist's Wish Icon.png Statue of Light Duelist's WishStatue of Missile Specialist's Wish Icon.png Statue of Missile Specialist's WishStatue of Shieldbearer's Wish Icon.png Statue of Shieldbearer's WishStatue of Stealther's Wish Icon.png Statue of Stealther's WishStatue of Swashbuckler's Wish Icon.png Statue of Swashbuckler's WishStatue of Swift Duelist's Wish Icon.png Statue of Swift Duelist's WishStatue of Void Caster's Wish Icon.png Statue of Void Caster's Wish

Glyph of Finesse Weapons Icon.png Glyph of Finesse WeaponsGlyph of Light Weapons Icon.png Glyph of Light WeaponsGlyph of Heavy Weapons Icon.png Glyph of Heavy WeaponsGlyph of Missile Weapons Icon.png Glyph of Missile WeaponsGlyph of Dual Wield Icon.png Glyph of Dual WieldGlyph of Dirty Fighting Icon.png Glyph of Dirty FightingGlyph of Recklessness Icon.png Glyph of RecklessnessGlyph of Sneak Attack Icon.png Glyph of Sneak AttackGlyph of Shield Icon.png Glyph of Shield

Dirty Fighting Tessera Icon.png Dirty Fighting TesseraDual Wield Tessera Icon.png Dual Wield TesseraFinesse Weapons Tessera Icon.png Finesse Weapons TesseraLight Weapons Tessera Icon.png Light Weapons TesseraHeavy Weapons Tessera Icon.png Heavy Weapons TesseraBow Tessera Icon.png Missile Weapons TesseraRecklessness Tessera Icon.png Recklessness TesseraShield Tessera Icon.png Shield TesseraSneak Attack Tessera Icon.png Sneak Attack TesseraTwo Handed Combat Tessera Icon.png Two Handed Combat TesseraVoid Magic Tessera Icon.png Void Magic Tessera

Berzerker's Crystal Icon.png Berzerker's CrystalBrawler's Crystal Icon.png Brawler's CrystalKnight's Crystal Icon.png Knight's CrystalRogue's Crystal Icon.png Rogue's CrystalWarrior's Crystal Icon.png Warrior's CrystalHieroglyph of Light Weapon Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Light Weapon MasteryHieroglyph of Missile Weapon Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Missile Weapon MasteryHieroglyph of Finesse Weapon Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Finesse Weapon MasteryHieroglyph of Heavy Weapon Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Heavy Weapon MasteryHieroglyph of Shield Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Shield MasteryHieroglyph of Recklessness Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Recklessness MasteryHieroglyph of Dual Wield Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Dual Wield MasteryHieroglyph of Dirty Fighting Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Dirty Fighting MasteryHieroglyph of Sneak Attack Mastery Icon.png Hieroglyph of Sneak Attack Mastery

Spectral Dirty Fighting Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Dirty Fighting Mastery CrystalSpectral Dual Wield Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Dual Wield Mastery CrystalSpectral Finesse Weapon Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Finesse Weapon Mastery CrystalSpectral Heavy Weapon Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Heavy Weapon Mastery CrystalSpectral Light Weapon Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Light Weapon Mastery CrystalSpectral Missile Weapon Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Missile Weapon Mastery CrystalSpectral Recklessness Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Recklessness Mastery CrystalSpectral Sneak Attack Mastery Crystal Icon.png Spectral Sneak Attack Mastery Crystal

Dirty Fighting Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Dirty Fighting Gem of EnlightenmentDirty Fighting Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Dirty Fighting Gem of ForgetfulnessDual Wield Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Dual Wield Gem of EnlightenmentDual Wield Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Dual Wield Gem of ForgetfulnessFinesse Weapons Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Finesse Weapons Gem of EnlightenmentFinesse Weapons Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Finesse Weapons Gem of ForgetfulnessHeavy Weapons Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Heavy Weapons Gem of EnlightenmentHeavy Weapons Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Heavy Weapons Gem of ForgetfulnessLight Weapons Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Light Weapons Gem of EnlightenmentLight Weapons Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Light Weapons Gem of ForgetfulnessMissile Weapons Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Missile Weapons Gem of EnlightenmentMissile Weapons Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Missile Weapons Gem of ForgetfulnessRecklessness Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Recklessness Gem of EnlightenmentRecklessness Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Recklessness Gem of ForgetfulnessShield Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Shield Gem of EnlightenmentShield Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Shield Gem of ForgetfulnessSneak Attack Gem of Enlightenment Icon.png Sneak Attack Gem of EnlightenmentSneak Attack Gem of Forgetfulness Icon.png Sneak Attack Gem of ForgetfulnessRuined Amulet of Finesse Weapons Icon.png Ruined Amulet of Finesse WeaponsRuined Amulet of Heavy Weapons Icon.png Ruined Amulet of Heavy WeaponsRuined Amulet of Light Weapons Icon.png Ruined Amulet of Light WeaponsRuined Amulet of Missile Weapons Icon.png Ruined Amulet of Missile Weapons

Scroll of Dirty Fighting Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Dirty Fighting Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Dirty Fighting Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Dirty Fighting Mastery Other VIIScroll of Dirty Fighting Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Dirty Fighting Mastery Self VIIScroll of Dual Wield Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Dual Wield Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Dual Wield Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Dual Wield Mastery Other VIIScroll of Dual Wield Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Dual Wield Mastery Self VIIScroll of Finesse Weapon Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Finesse Weapon Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Finesse Weapon Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Finesse Weapon Mastery Other VIIScroll of Finesse Weapon Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Finesse Weapon Mastery Self VIIScroll of Heavy Weapon Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Heavy Weapon Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Heavy Weapon Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Heavy Weapon Mastery Other VIIScroll of Heavy Weapon Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Heavy Weapon Mastery Self VIIScroll of Light Weapon Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Light Weapon Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Light Weapon Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Light Weapon Mastery Other VIIScroll of Light Weapon Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Light Weapon Mastery Self VIIScroll of Missile Weapon Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Missile Weapon Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Missile Weapon Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Missile Weapon Mastery Other VIIScroll of Missile Weapon Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Missile Weapon Mastery Self VIIScroll of Recklessness Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Recklessness Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Recklessness Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Recklessness Mastery Other VIIScroll of Recklessness Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Recklessness Mastery Self VIIScroll of Shield Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Shield Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Shield Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Shield Mastery Other VIIScroll of Shield Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Shield Mastery Self VIIScroll of Sneak Attack Ineptitude Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Sneak Attack Ineptitude Other VIIScroll of Sneak Attack Mastery Other VII Icon.png Scroll of Sneak Attack Mastery Other VIIScroll of Sneak Attack Mastery Self VII Icon.png Scroll of Sneak Attack Mastery Self VIIInscription of Finesse Weapon Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Finesse Weapon Mastery SelfInscription of Finesse Weapon Ineptitude Other Icon.png Inscription of Finesse Weapon Ineptitude OtherInscription of Light Weapon Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Light Weapon Mastery SelfInscription of Light Weapon Ineptitude Other Icon.png Inscription of Light Weapon Ineptitude OtherInscription of Heavy Weapon Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Heavy Weapon Mastery SelfInscription of Heavy Weapon Ineptitude Other Icon.png Inscription of Heavy Weapon Ineptitude OtherInscription of Missile Weapon Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Missile Weapon Mastery SelfInscription of Missile Weapon Ineptitude Other Icon.png Inscription of Missile Weapon Ineptitude OtherInscription of Dual Wield Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Dual Wield Mastery SelfInscription of Dual Wield Ineptitude Other Icon.png Inscription of Dual Wield Ineptitude OtherInscription of Dirty Fighting Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Dirty Fighting Mastery SelfInscription of Dirty Fighting Ineptitude Other Icon.png Inscription of Dirty Fighting Ineptitude OtherInscription of Recklessness Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Recklessness Mastery SelfInscription of Recklessness Ineptitude Other Icon.png Inscription of Recklessness Ineptitude OtherInscription of Sneak Attack Mastery Self Icon.png Inscription of Sneak Attack Mastery Self

Text Icon Book.png Some Changes for February 2012

Epee Icon.png EpeeHand Wraps Icon.png Hand WrapsSchlager Icon.png SchlagerAcademy Bastone Icon.png Academy BastoneAcademy Battle Axe Icon.png Academy Battle AxeAcademy Broad Sword Icon.png Academy Broad SwordAcademy Budiaq Icon.png Academy BudiaqAcademy Club Icon.png Academy ClubAcademy Dabus Icon.png Academy DabusAcademy Dirk Icon.png Academy DirkAcademy Handwraps Icon.png Academy HandwrapsAcademy Ken Icon.png Academy KenAcademy Knife Icon.png Academy KnifeAcademy Knuckles Icon.png Academy KnucklesAcademy Stick Icon.png Academy StickAcademy Tungi Icon.png Academy TungiAcademy Trident Icon.png Academy TridentTraining Bastone Icon.png Training BastoneTraining Battle Axe Icon.png Training Battle AxeTraining Broad Sword Icon.png Training Broad SwordTraining Budiaq Icon.png Training BudiaqTraining Club Icon.png Training ClubTraining Dabus Icon.png Training DabusTraining Dirk Icon.png Training DirkTraining Handwraps Icon.png Training HandwrapsTraining Ken Icon.png Training KenTraining Knife Icon.png Training KnifeTraining Knuckles Icon.png Training KnucklesTraining Stick Icon.png Training StickTraining Trident Icon.png Training TridentTraining Tungi Icon.png Training Tungi

Updated Items

New Dialog

Login text

Your trained Staff skill has been removed. All the experience and skill credits that you spent on this skill have been refunded to you.

Your specialized Item Tinkering skill has been removed. All the experience and skill credits that you spent on this skill have been refunded to you.

The Temples of Forgetfulness and Enlightenment have had the timer for their use reset due to skill changes.

Your opportunity to change your skills is renewed! Visit Fianhe to reset your skills.

Your opportunity to change your attributes is renewed! Visit Chafulumisa to reset your skills [sic attributes].

Asheron has gathered weapons to help the heroes of Dereth adapt to recent advances in combat training! Find Asheron's diamond golem in Arwic to claim your free weapon.

Your available skill credits have been adjusted.

Town Crier

Free Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "There's been a lot of activity in Arwic lately."

Town Crier tells you, "News has come back that another section of Mhoire castle has opened up. I wonder what it could be."

Town Crier tells you, "I've seen people fighting with *TWO* weapons at the same time! How on Dereth are they doing that?!?"

Pyreal Rumors

Town Crier tells you, "With the massive retraining the adventurers of Dereth have been doing, Asheron has sent several emissaries to aid with the transitions."

Town Crier tells you, "A new Oubliette has opened up deep within Mhoire Castle. Be ready for anything in there as it sounds dangerous."

Town Crier tells you, "News! Adventurers of Dereth have mastered several new styles of combat, including wielding a weapon in each hand!"

Ulgrim the Unpleasant

Free Rumors

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Those Mana Forge Chests seem to be filled more than usual."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Of course a chest filled with more worthless stuff is still just as worthless."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I hear Asheron is giving out some free weapons."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I remember a time when you went out and earned things for yourself."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "No wonder I drink so much."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I can't think of a reason I'd want to wield two weapons at once."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "There is hardly a challenge with only one weapon."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Where did I leave my weapon?"

Stout Rumors

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "There's been some talk about new styles of combat."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "What I wonder is how can someone fight in both a finesse and reckless style at the same time."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I'll stick to drunken sword fighting."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I pulled some strings and got the casino to improve those Grand chests of theirs."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "Better take advantage of it before they realize the odds aren't in their favor anymore."

Ulgrim the Unpleasant tells you, "I saw a cute little Ursuin Cub the other day. I tried to pat it on the head. Cute little teeth on that cub. See my cute little bite mark?"

Ansar El-Kerdany

Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, "Greetings Adventurer! We believe Mairisa bint Fuda would be interested in a glowing box long lost in Frore."

Ansar El-Kerdany tells you, "Find the box, deliver it to her, and I shall reward you."

Esmond Fielding

Esmond Fielding tells you, "Greetings Adventurer! The Explorer Society has decided it would help direct attention to citizens in need of help."

Esmond Fielding tells you, "This month we have decided that Xavier could use a hand in collect the Missives to the World Shaper."

Esmond Fielding tells you, "Collect the notes from the Olthoi Chasm, get them translated, and bring them to Xavier. Do this task and I shall reward you."

Niccolo De Luca

Niccolo De Luca tells you, "Greetings Adventurer! The Explorer Society has decided it would help direct attention to citizens in need of help."

Niccolo De Luca tells you, "This month we have decided that Bleeargh needs help in retrieving the Necklace of Leerargh."

Niccolo De Luca tells you, "Find this necklace and I shall reward you for your efforts."

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