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    Blight Delta 312
    These changes will be applied to Blight very soon. (Updated 2/19/2021)
    • Fixed typos in ‘Where Is My Sister?’, ‘Fall of Tazoon: Refugees’, and the crystal ‘Ada Fruthak’s Memento’.
    • Trainers: Heldrur, Aminah, Hameth, and Jahaim now have correct inventory and no longer ask for Lore Tokens for currency.
    • Many crafting trainers formulas have been cleaned up and sync’d to what they should be selling.
    • Formulatron has been cleaned up and will no longer give formulas that can be purchased in game.
    • A scholar’s desk can now be found in Onyndriss’ building in Delgarath
    • Soul Shock is a mez and was incorrectly classified as a stun.
    • Updated some dialogue in quest “Grant Smyth's Fate” (when you choose to turn Grant in)
    • Granite Construction Blocks on L/S Dryad Memorial Trees, L/M/S Dwarven Memorial Headstones, L/M/S Elven Memorial Headstones, L/M Human Memorial Headstones, and L/M/S Saris Memorial Headstones now use Masonry instead of Essence Structuring
    • A small number of Crimson Ravagers have been spotted amongst the Crimson Shredders
    • Removed the duplicate Dryart attunement quest from Boltai.
    • Blight Crabs will spawn a bit more widely (but less densely) on the beaches near the Pirate’s Inlet
    • Avatar of Pain has a larger patrol region.
    • Fixed the Statue Mold’s resource and skill requirements.
    • Bond-Keeper’s Shielded is now more forgiving for incoming damage types
    • Emotion “Peaceful” will now only reduce damage by 10%
    • Emotion “Enraged” will now only increase damage by 10%
    • Cleric, Mage, Warrior and Scout schools now gain 50 additional health at level 1.
    • Plot and Lair Machines
      • Beginner Machines now give a bonus of +40 (up from +25), Journeyman +80 (up from +50) and Expert +120 (up from +75)
      • Tier 1 Lair Machines now give a bonus of +40 (up from +15, Tier 2 +60 (up from +30), Tier 3 +80 (up from +45), Tier 4 +100 (up from +60), Tier 5 +120 (up from +75) and Tier 6 +140 (up from +90)
    • Eastern Outpost
      • Karl Noban is now properly at the Eastern Outpost and lets you join Wizard school if you meet requirements.
      • Baldorr Greybeard is now located at the Eastern Outpost.
    • Helian’s Tomb
      • Fixed steps visibility in quest “Orthondrin's Riddle”.
      • Fixed dialogues in quest “Helian's Tomb: Eternal Rest”.
    • Weaponcraft Trainers now have the proper guild tag
    • Aughundell now requires attunement for travel, players can speak to Jarthur Ironbeard for attunement
    • Dralk now requires attunement for travel, players can speak to Grulnar for attunement
    • All Loyalty Vaults are now known as Bronze Loyalty Vaults
    • Anarie now offers Loyalty: Bronze Vault Upgrade V quest. This vault upgrade will be 400 Stacks and 250,000 bulk.
    • Gift spell formulas of Dexterity, Focus, Power and Strength are no longer available on vendors
    • Healing Scrolls are now more useful - healing 20% more each tick, gaining an extra healing surge, recycling faster (30s instead of 90s), reading faster (20 instead of 70), but now sharing a full timer on use.
    • Redbacked Tarantulas will no longer share spawns with one another and have more reasonable respawn times and quantities
    • Redbacked Tarantula Hatchlings will now spawn in fewer quantities
    • Azg’azak Fyakki no longer share spawns with one another and have more reasonable spawn quantities
    • Fyakki Broodmothers and similar Fyakki now have a unique variant of the Fyakki model instead of using Myloc models.
    • Slightly increased the number of skeletons that spawn around the Almighty Cauldron
    • * Gift of Knowledge, Artistry, Builder and Creator formulas added to scholar and spellcrafter trainers
    • Gift of Knowledge, Creator, and Shaper formulas added to Dragon Crafter trainers
    • The link to repeat trophy quests has been fixed for the following ones:
      • Go Bag 5 Bhal'kuk Crude Knives
      • Go Bag 5 Bloodskulk Crude Spearheads
      • Go Bag 5 Bloodskulk Rudimentary Charms
      • Go Bag 5 Drained Fragments
      • Go Bag 5 Greater Devourer Shells
      • Go Bag 5 Jade Wolf Pelts
      • Go Bag 5 Lesser Devourer Shells
      • Go Bag 5 Nah'guk Bludgeoners
      • Go Bag 5 Sapphire Wolf Hearts
      • Go Bag 5 Skala Crab Thoraxes
      • Go Bag 5 Than'kuk Crude Knives
      • Go Bag 5 Vikinos Shells
      • Go Bag 100 Bhal'kuk Crude Knives
      • Go Bag 100 Bloodskulk Crude Spearheads
      • Go Bag 100 Bloodskulk Rudimentary Charms
      • Go Bag 100 Drained Fragments
      • Go Bag 100 Greater Devourer Shells
      • Go Bag 100 Jade Wolf Pelts
      • Go Bag 100 Lesser Devourer Shells
      • Go Bag 100 Nah'guk Bludgeoners
      • Go Bag 100 Sapphire Wolf Hearts
      • Go Bag 100 Skala Crab Thoraxes
      • Go Bag 100 Than'kuk Crude Knives
      • Go Bag 100 Vikinos Shells
    • Decorations have been added to the Barasavian Desert. Plots in Tishlar, Dryart and Desert’s Edge have been expanded as possible and the settlements received decoration. Some small community projects can be found in these areas.
    • Trandalaran Refuge and Abandoned Camp areas have been slightly improved visually
    • Drift Point has been decorated and its plots and lair expanded/merged. A community tunnel can now be built that leads to higher areas and stoneworking shelter. Other small community projects await.
    • Shelter’s Pass plots have been reviewed and merged. New plots and lairs have been added to area. The settlement has been decorated.
    • New Koraelia Winter Season has been decorated. Few small community projects await.
    • Festival Grounds have become Hempbound Estate and small decoration has been added to the area.
    • The movement limitations on the AFK title have been removed.
    • A new lair structure has been added: Helian/Lunus Corridor - Spiral 4 Way. This is a spiral style chamber that connects in all four directions on the top and bottom, requiring the same resources as other spirals/corridors.
    • All non-obsolete currencies now have a unique distinguishable icon.
    • All of the Crystalshaper-related items, formulas, abilities, and augmentations have had their icons completely redone, including those dropped in the Rift.
    • Abominations of Fear and Abomination Ravagers will sometimes use Heavy Cleave 3 instead of 2
    • Scout now receives Combat Triage, a non-masterable, self-only HoT at level 4
    • Warrior now receives Invigorating Shout, a non-masterable, self-only HoT at level 4
    • Bonding the Blades: Step to speak to Galean is no longer broken.
    • The Prophets in Kirasanct, Feladan and Aughundell have left the cities.
    • Players now need to complete the “Town Marshalls of Istaria” quest before the Town Marshall quests on New Trismus become available. Town Marshalls outside of New Trismus do not have this constraint.
    • Galderos’ Tactics VI is now priced properly.
    • A new Epic resource formula, Epic Component: Crystalshaping, has been added to Vargas the Bold. This formula creates two items - Crystal Headpiece (moved from Alchemy) and Energized Agate. This change is to balance out the amount of items bipeds rely on dragons for and vice versa.
    • Instead of Taravist Powder, the Epic Technique Mental Bane now requires Energized Agate.
    • All crafted epic item resource intermediates have had their icons updated to be higher-quality and, overall, take up less space in your inventory where possible.
    • Crystal Vials and their respective formulas now have a unique icon.
    • Gelok Tan'khor no longer speaks as if he’s located in Chiconis
    • Incorporeal Shift will now alter outgoing non-spell damage to be ethereal
    • Only Ognis Beetles will now count in quest “Town Marshall: Seeing Changes in the Fire”
    • In quest “Kion Militia Needs Help”, quest will progress with speaking to Commander Jaleo Devin in Kion as intended instead of Captain Kerrak in Sslanis.
    • Fixed a typo in Miemonus’ persistent dialogues.
    • Karane the Historian will really keep the Ancient Records for Semeneth in quest “The Archives”.
    • Fixed a typo in the quest “Where Is My Sister?”.
    • Added the methods to acquire the resources asked in quest “Drain Bolt VI: Performance Enhancement”.
    • Fixed a typo in the description of the item “Essence of Fire”.
    • Regular Wraith monsters will no longer change the environment when you’re near them.
    • Formulatrons no longer sell any Silver Mystery Boxes (except for Silver Blighted)
    • Techatrons no longer sell any Copper Mystery Boxes
    • Absorption Shield no longer has a duration and the ability recycles every 30s (down from 70s)
    • Quest “ARoP12 - Gate of Embers: Ellean's Story Part One” no longer refers to Tazoon to find a Dragon with dimensional knowledge.
    • The descriptions of the following techniques have been updated to require a Dusk Wolf Fang instead of Jade Snarler resources: Craft: Alchemy III, Craft: Gemworking III, Craft: Preparing III, Craft: Scribing III
    • The descriptions of the following techniques have been updated to require a Jade Wolf Tail instead of Jade Snarler resources: Defense: Ice Ward III, Spell: Cinder III, Spell: Flame Range III, Spell: Mind Damage III
    • The descriptions of the following techniques have been updated to require a Redden Forager Eye instead of a Redden Worker Eye (which doesn’t exist): Adventure: One Hand Crush III, Craft: Sculpting III, Craft: Stoneworking III, Craft: Tailoring III, Craft: Weaving III
    • Seliena the Brilliant now properly only has Brilliant Rage instead of both it and Gold Rage V.
    • All Spider Bites can now inflict poison (fewer bites give lethal now)
    • Epic wyvern allies now have a unique model.
    • Dire Wolves and Dire Wolf Alphas no longer drop hide as loot (which reduced the chance of a tech comp)
    • Adjusted the following tech comps to have the same chance of dropping (it was 60/40):
      • Brownback Outlier Fang/Paw
      • Enraged Elm Mettle/Root
      • Dark Crawler Soldier Leg Hair/Venom
      • Forest Skulk Gatherer Ear/Finger
      • Forest Skulk Hunter Ear/Fin
      • Forest Skulk Tracker Ear/Fin
      • Ish'kuk Gatherer Ear/Shrunken Head
      • Ish'kuk Warrior Club Splinter/Jawbone
      • Sal'guk Gatherer Ear/Shrunken Head
      • Sal'guk Warrior Big Toe/Jawbone
      • Palesnout Knuckles/Snout
      • Enraged Oak Treant Mettle/Root
      • Deh'guk Gatherer Ear/Finger
      • Deh'guk Warrior Jawbone/Big Toe
      • Enraged Maple Treant Mettle/Root
      • Shadow Spider Leg Hair/Fang
      • Shadow Spider Breeder Abdomen/Venom
      • Shadow Tarantula Venom/Fang
      • Shadow Tarantula Breeder Abdomen/Leg Hair
      • Thel'kuk Battler Club Splinter/Jawbone
      • Thel'kuk Spotter Finger/Ear
      • Zal'kuk Scout Shrunken Head/Ear
      • Zal'kuk Wrrior Big Toe/Jawbone
      • Ravenous Bloodsnout Bristle/Snout
      • Enraged Yew Treant Mettle/Root
      • Purple Weaver Venom/Leg Hair
      • Sand Crab Pincer/Shell
      • Veteran Scorpion Venom/Tail Stinger
      • Turgid Purple Weaver Leg/Abdomen
      • Bhal'kuk Gatherer Ear/Finger
      • Bhal'kuk Warrior Big Toe/Jawbone
      • Bloodskulk Bloodmage Finger/Hair
      • Bloodskulk Soothsayer Ear/Mettle
      • Bloodskulk Spearfisher Fin/Finger
      • Nah'guk Gatherer Ear/Finger
      • Nah'guk Warrior Big Toe/Jawbone
      • Than'kuk Warrior Big Toe/Jawbone
    • Minor Health spell now shares its timer at 25% (instead of 100%)
    • Regrowth spell now shares its timer at 25%
    • Maggots are now classified as insects, rather than Animates.
    • Removed the numeral after ‘Dimensional Mastery’ to avoid confusion with the dimensional pocket questline.
    • Stone of the Stormbringer’s debuff, The Storm, will no longer be treated as a beneficial buff for dispels
    • Skalkaar Grulets, Spirit Isle Grulets, and Penned Grulets can now only be harvested for 10 hide (instead of 40-60)
    • Fixed “traps” around the building of the Guild of the Artifact Hunters.
    • Fixed typo in Epic Armor: Master Dragon Crafter's Hindleg Scale formula.
    • Adamantium Golem Fragment, Baleful Necrofly Wing, Frosthound Heart, Frosthound Mane, Thornwood Treant Knot, Diamond Golem Chip, Travertine Golem Fragment, Blight Crab Shell, Murk Crab Shell now say in their descriptions in which formulas they are used.
    • Corrected an issue that prevented Surtheim and Daknor from dropping their pet equivalent.
    • Project X now drops an epic pet at the same rate as other epics.
    • Dragons have had their hover and jump animations adjusted.
    • Fixed directions in quest “Blasta's Lost Ring”.
    • Monster regions in Spirituous Swamp have been reviewed and adjusted. Monsters should no longer walk through any decoration and should spawn more consistently and in moderate numbers.
    • Surtheim the Greater Fire Elemental has ascended to a Living Flame and strengthened his defenses.
    • Diminished Surtheim will no longer summon Fragments but is now tougher.
    • Roaming Fragments and Surtheim Fragments now have less health.
    • Exalted Gudal’s Ground Pound is now irresistible.
    • Closer: Ki Explosion ability will now deal slightly less damage.
    • Closer: Pummel ability will no longer automatically hit.
    • Agility Boost ability will no longer provide damage bonus and will provide slightly lower delay adjustment bonus.
    • The Memory of Elial is now ghostly to match his lore at the Peak of Storms. His pet has been updated to match. This pet now also no longer drops from Elial in the Rift and has been renamed to ‘Memory of Elial Pet’.
    • The Pale Hatchlings and Ghostly Dragons at the Peak of Storms have been replaced with Lost Hatchlings and Departed Dragons. These two have a much smaller aggro range, but spawn more plentifully and are more dangerous when engaged.
    • Ghostly Dragons have less hatchlings following them.
    • The Avatar of Pain’s pet is now the proper version of abomination.
    • Ted’s fishing quests now properly mention the amount of fish you need to gather and do not require you to bring any to him to progress.
    • Fixed grammar and punctuation errors in the quests “Earn Title: Skulk Slayer”, “Earn Title: A Reel Fisherman”, “Earn Title: Purifier”, “Earn Title: Antidote Expert”, “Earn Title: Keymaster”, and “Earn Title: Keymaker”.
    • Changed the wording of the dialogue in “Earn Title: Lesser Prelate of the Clerical Order” to avoid mentioning patriarch or matriarch to opposite-gendered characters.
    • Memory of Elial should no longer patrol through world objects and follow the path.
    • Updated the descriptions of “Beetle Swatter” and “Defender of the Iron Guard” titles to the correct amount of kills to earn them.
    • The effect for Incorporeal no longer uses the old Rift Spirit Form visuals and now uses a more subtle sparkle effect.
    • Fixed strange double water pool in Chiconis stream.
    • Some volcanic sheets have been retextured.
    • Maggots have been weakened; their skill gain is now similar to that of spiders and they have obtained their own ranged ability, Ooze Spray, instead of Piercing Blight.
    • Dragons now have a new stretch emote.
    • Tsraari now has infinite supply of the Beginner Imbued Essence Orb formula
    • Added a tutorial for poisons
    • Defense: Armor III now properly lists Skala Crab Shell as a required component
    • Spirit of Dralnok Hammerfist no longer sinks into the ground
    • Miner will now correctly receive Ingenuity 2 at level 20 (instead of 2)
    • Priceless Primalist's Head Scale no longer mentions power in its description (it did not boost it)
    • The Spearman abbreviation has been changed to SPMN.
    • The banners in the Dralk region now respect gravity when cloth physics is enabled.
    • Gerix’s Training: Introduction no longer requires you to finish the first of Ryson’s questline to be obtained.
    • Dragons now have an additional accent. Thank you Berry / Taiyonnai Feronix!
    • Craft: Dragon Lairshaper's Benefit will now give the proper Stoneworking bonus instead of erroneous data.
    • The dragon ability Breath of Flame Burst now uses a new unique animation.
    • The dragon running-takeoff animation has been given some improvements.
    • You can now gather Oastic Apples from the Tamed Apple Oastic every 20 minutes (down from 60)
    • Spellabot and Combatabot descriptions now properly say 6% damage boost
    • Kwellen Berserkers will no longer use most stance abilities, Coordinated Strike, Evasive Style, and Howl of the Northlands
    • Fallen Paladins in the Land of the Exile now have less health
    • Gian Hawkwood is now a dryad and gives information regarding his acquisition of the various allies he offers.

    Tazoon Region
    • Fix grammatical issues in Zalikhet’s dialogue
    • Zalikhet in her cage will now recognize her situation
    • Fixed grammatical issues in quest “The Blood-Magic of the Welger (Part 1)”
    • Shau’s Battlestone is now known as Shau’s BattleStone
    • Quest “Relics of the Ancients” updated with the proper lore for the Fate of Mellohndar
    • Pulsing Fragment used in quest “Remnants of an Artifact (Part 4)” is now attuned, no longer hoardable or sellable, and has proper keywords
    • Lowered the density of Captivated Cultists and Dominated Cultists near New Rachival by 1/3rd
    • Stromba Stonehand at the Village of Kaiyar would like players who have helped defeat the Cult of Nazderon deliver the Enclave’s thanks to Shau for his assistance
    • Zuyazu within the Ruin of Tazoon now has a continuation of the “Art of War” quest (Note: It is recommended that you complete the Stromba quests to Shau first).
    • Imperial Scout Burris now offers trophy quests for Magma Fragments
    • Nazderon has recruited stronger Magadi Guards and Cult Fanatics who now have a consistent level for Tier III instead of lvl 36 - 38.
    • Tau-rel and Taiwen appearances have been updated.
    • Map of the Ruin of Tazoon is now attuned.
    • Ambirannis has been freshened up.
    • Quest “Imperial Army: The Counterattack” no longer has timers which can result in failure
    • Quest “Specimens of Interest” will no longer break if you logout or crash after getting the Scorpix Taming buff.

    Dalimond Peninsula
    • Doc Brown no longer sells Beginner Antidote, Cure Poison or Primal Cure Poison formulas. These can still be purchased from the Healer of the Clerical Order NPC’s in most towns.
    • Quest "Vandus Confederation: The Besieged Outpost II" now calls for players to defeat 12 Camp Grunts (down from 20) and 6 Risen Veterans (down from 8)
    • Quest "Vandus Confederation: To The Rescue I" now calls for players to defeat 12 Fallen Laborers (down from 20)
    • Quest "Vandus Confederation: To The Rescue II" now calls for players to defeat 12 B'Nari (down from 20) and collect 8 Caches of Weapons and Armor (down from 12)
    • Added quest “Lore Quest: The Chiconis Battlefield” to Jeffrey Smyth in Dalimond. It is available when either “The Battlefields: Exploring the Chiconis Battlefield” or “Corruption on the Battlefield I” is complete
    • Geriad Batel in Dalimond no longer offers obsolete quest “Plundered Tombs: The Tomb of Moravvis” and quest “Plundered Tombs: Investigate the Tomb of Moravvis”
    • Jan Arros near the Tomb of Moravvis now properly offers players the quest “Plundered Tombs: Investigate the Tomb of Moravvis”
    • Chiconis Battlefield
      • Tainted Spirit melee and ranged attacks will no longer do ethereal damage all of the time
      • Risen Adepts will now have only one 1 follower (instead of 2 to 3)
      • Enraged Revenants no longer receive any extra spells
    • Fixed reference in quest “King's Cross: Wolf Pelts to Market” to Tazoon
    • Quest line “Source of Power”
      • All quests now award experience and coins.
      • In quest “Source of Power: Imbued Artifacts”, players are asked to show the artifacts to Drevon after speaking to Julius.
      • In quest “Source of Power: Astronomical Observations”, players are advised to not go alone to the observatory.

    Lesser Aradoth
    • Cabal Markers and Diviners near Kion are now level 10 (instead of 14)
    • Cabal Markers, Diviners and Agents elsewhere on the island can now be up to level 18
    • Torval and Aluss on Spider Isle are now level 13 (down from 14)
    • Quest “Kion Militia needs help” will now properly track greeting Jaleo Devins
    • Quest “Dimensional Pocket I: Training 101” is now known as “Gerix's Training: Introduction”
    • Quest “Primal Instant Heal I: The Power of Healing” is now known as “Gerix’s Training: Continuation”
    • Story: A Disturbance of Spirit (Part 9)”: finding the trigger point when entering Lesser Aradoth Deadlands will be easier.
    • Fixed the journal visibility for steps in quest “Story: A Disturbance of Spirit (Part 5)”
    • Improved directions to beetles in quest “Gerix's Training: Introduction”
    • Quest “Dragon's Quest: Find the Lost Patrol” is no longer available from Gerix
    • Krianos in Kion now offers a Dragon version of quest “Krianos: Welcome to Kion”
    • Added all Tier 1 Adventure and Ability techniques to Jahaim and Hakzha
    • Added all Tier 1 Defense techniques to Amenak and Ssanithor
    • Added all Tier 1 Spell techniques to Aminah and Izad
    • Added all Beginner Platemail, Chainmail and Shield formulas to Amenak and Ssanithor
    • Added all Beginner wooden weapon formulas to Alehm’kir and Ssarle
    • Added all Beginner Padded and Leather formulas to Kiva and Mizumah
    • Added all Beginner Advanced cooking formulas to Hadriana and Fillet
    • Added Beginner Essence Lamp, Invisible Cargo Cap and Recharge Cell formulas to Chipahua
    • Added Beginner Power, Focus, Armor and Health jewelry formulas to Bastea and Xipilli
    • Added all Beginner Transmutation and Reaping potion formulas to Sshranu
    • Added all Beginner Armor, Focus, Health and Power scale formulas as well as some spell formulas to Xarinnis
    • Added all Beginner weapon formulas to Jahaim and Hakzha
    • In quest “Accurate Breath I: Improve Your Breath Accuracy”, feedback properly mentions spiders instead of beetles when the objective is completed.
    • Gerix’s Training: Introduction no longer requires you to finish the first of Ryson’s questline to be obtained.

    New Trismus
    • Quest series “Ancient Curse” on New Trismus has been rewritten and updated. Related quests “Ruined Homestead” given by Braekhis have also been redone. Credit for these quests has been reverted so that players can do them again and obtain the rewards.
    • Theodore the Imperial Mender on New Trismus no longer sells poison related supplies and is no longer a vendor at all. He will still cure those who ask him to.
    • Rebalanced the levels of many monsters across the island to be more in tune with the expected player levels
    • Weaker Saris Ghost near the Ruined Homestead on New Trismus are now known as Vengeful Spirits.
    • Small Brown Wolves are now known simply as Brown Wolves
    • Small Brown Wolf Alpha is now simply Brown Wolf Alpha, has more health than before and is a bit larger.
    • Ritual Apprentices are no longer social
    • Urgat the Wicked has more health
    • New Trismus main story quests have been updated to give adjusted XP awards and to have level requirements
    • Brown Wolf Alpha will no longer spawn followers and a few less Brown Wolves will spawn on the island
    • Undead Ogre’s Overpowering Enemy! Buff now boosts health by +100 instead of 2x (since multipliers only work on the base value)
    • Undead Ogre now gets less health
    • Uddorakh on New Trismus no longer gets Quadruple Strike, but now gets Cleave I
    • (Daily) Frelic’s Pets now has an additional step explaining how currencies and the wallet window work.
    • (Hourly) Outfitter’s Task and (Hourly) Scholar’s Task are now restricted to their respective schools.
    • Title: Defender of New Trismus is no longer dispellable
    • Niatha’s Blessing, Heightened Senses, and Istara’s Grace are no longer sold by Geoff
    • Small Wriggling Masses will now spawn within the same areas as Wriggling Masses and at a faster rate
    • Quest “New Trismus 8: The Real Leader” now takes the Strange Blighted Key
    • Quest “New Trismus 9: The Mysterious Key” now begins with Pratt (instead of the Guard-Captain) and sends you to Krianos after speaking with Sharista
    • Acolyte Miry on New Trismus once again offers quests to Clerics
    • Ulaven on New Trismus once again offers quests to Mages
    • Sergeant Gaedin on New Trismus once again offers quests to Warriors
    • Scout Sadie on New Trismus once again offers quests to Scouts
    • Erelald has received a Scholar’s Desk in his workshop.
    • New Trismus 8 will now give you the Maps and Plans of Urgat if you deleted it in the prior quest.
    • Quest “The Lone Wolf of New Trismus” now requires level 7 and Lone Wolf’s level is now adjusted to match
    • Red Tusks is now level 7 instead of level 8 and its “Minor Blight Poison” duration reduced to 3 minutes instead of an hour.
    • Fixed a trap in the village of New Trismus.

    Spirit Isle
    • Adjusted the XP awards and kill quantities of Mage, Cleric, Scout and Warrior quests on Spirit Isle
    • Quest "Cleric's Quest: Beetle Overpopulation" will now ask you to kill two additional grass beetles
    • Quest "Warrior's Quest: Slay the Grulet" will now ask you to kill two additional grulets
    • Quest "Warrior's Quest: Conquer the Spiders" will now ask you to kill 4 Brown Crawlers instead of 3
    • Quest "Scout's Quest: Spider Attack" will now ask you to kill 4 Brown Crawlers instead of 3
    • Quest "Mage's Quest: Cold-Blooded Grulet Killer" will now ask you to kill 5 Grulets instead of 3
    • Quest "Mage's Quest: Burn the Source" will now ask you to kill two additional spider s
    • Quest "Mage's Quest: Beetles to Ashes" will now ask you to kill three Tiny Grass Beetles
    • Improved the respawn rate of Brown Spiders on Spirit Isle
    • In quest “Scout's Quest: Target Practice”, all versions of Power Shot and Long Shot will now work to complete the step asking to use them.
    • In quest “Warrior's Quest: Conquer the Spiders”; all versions of Power Strike will now work to complete the step asking to use it.
    • In quest “Warrior's Quest: Destroy the Beetles”, all versions of Rend Armor will work to complete the step asking to use it.
    • In quest “Mage's Quest: Burn the Source”, all versions of Fireball/Enhanced Flame Bolt will work to complete the step asking to use Fireball.
    • In quest “Mage's Quest: Beetles to Ashes”, all versions of Incinerate will work to complete the step asking to use it. Additionally, a typo was corrected.

    Guildof the Artifact Hunters
    • Prices of items you can trade for Artifact Hunter Tokens have been lowered.
    • Artifact Mission Reward Bags: chance of receiving Artifact Hunter Tokens as bonus has been significantly raised: no bonus is now a rare occurrence. However, minimal quantities have been lowered for T5 and T6 versions as balance.
    • Mark of The Cabal drop rate has been raised a bit for quest “(Daily) Artifact Hunter: Mark of The Cabal”.
    • Fixed a direction in quest “(Daily) Artifact Hunter: The Rhythm of the Tribe”
    • Superior Tome of the Sorcerer now accepts Tome Socketing.
    • Superior Tome of the Sorcerer and Superior Spiritual Tome require to be lvl 100 Sorcerer and lvl 100 Spiritist/Bloodmage respectively instead of lvl 80.
    • Genuata now has the Tome of the Wizard for sale.
    • Fixed Tome Crystal of Greater Offensive description.
    • Quest “(Daily) Artifact Hunter: Tablets of the Lost Pyramid” now awards adventure experience on completion.
    • Slightly refactored quest “The Novo Machine: Remnants” to be easier to follow.
    • Fixed typos in quests:
      • Artifact Mission - Medium Level: Werewolves' Treasure”.
      • Artifact Mission - Medium Level: Drulkar’s Tribute”

    Dralnok’s Doom
    • Improved Vile Maggots spawn regions in Dralnok’s Doom.
    • Myloc Harbingers will now spawn a more reasonable number of followers
    • Shaloth will no longer spawn Harbingers as followers, but will restrict herself to Hierophants and Veterans
    • Fallen Guards changes:
      • One more spawn region for Fallen Guards.
      • Fallen Guards now patrol.
    • Spirit of Dralnok has its own region.

    FallFestival
    • The Fall Festival now has new things to offer, as a result of the 2020 Fall Festival Contest. Fall Festival Changing Room has been updated accordingly (please clear your world cache)
    • The “Best Lair on the Block” lair mural and “Muck Fly” banner can now be built using 1 Spooky Essence alongside other normal materials for murals and banners.
    • Eight new Dragon masks are now available from Jacques Allantyrn- Bounty Hunter, Dia de los Dragones, Ethereal, Iridescent, Poisonous, Sleeper’s Claw, Night Sky, and Aged Zymosis.
    • Four new Biped masks are now available from Jacques Allantyrn: Bounty Hunter, Oni, Poisonous, and Starry Night.
    • The new story “Greed” is available to read from Holm the Orator.

    Aughundell and Region
    • Aughundell has been decorated.
    • Aughundell West plots have been reviewed, merged and expanded.
    • Rihki has been decorated and some plots slightly expanded.
    • Some Bluegill can be found in nearby water. Dusk Sheep and Chickens and Cows can be found near cottages.
    • Dwarven Barrows have been decorated.
    • Aughundell Mines have been decorated.
    • Lots of small community projects can be found in these areas.
    • A florist has moved into Aughundell at the market

    Loot
    • All Tier 1 monsters have had their loot adjusted as a result of formulas and techniques being removed from the loot tables). The largest result is that the chance for Broken Items, Crystals and Coin Purses has been increased
    • Tier 1 Blighted Items have been added to loot tables for Constructs and Animates
    • Tier 2 Loot for Animals, Insects, and Elementals has been updated has been adjusted to be more consistent across levels

    Broken Items
    • Tiers 3 to 5 broken items now allow 2 techniques (up from 1)
    • Broken weapons now boost skill by:
      • T1 +25 (up from +6)
      • T2 +50 (up from +12)
      • T3 +75 (up from +18)
      • T4 +100 (up from +24)
      • T5 +125 (up from +30)
    • Broken Scales now allow techniques: 1 at Tiers 1 and 2, 2 at Tiers 3 to 5
    • Exceptional Elm Longbow is now attune-on-equip

    Tempered Scales/Scales of the Prime
    • The Tempered Scales/Scales of the Prime quests have been modernized
    • All quests now reward experience and coin upon completion.
    • Replica and Simulated Scales quests now have a description.
    • Replica Scales quests requirements:
      • Quest “Avariatus' Quest: Learn About the Helian Faction!” in New Trismus needs to be completed to get the quest “Vladtmordt's Scales: Replica Scale of the Prime”.
      • Quest “Avariatus' Quest: Learn About the Lunus Faction!” in New Trismus needs to be completed to get the quest “Vladtmordt's Scales: Replica Tempered Scale”.
      • The quests are restricted to Hatchling Dragons again.
    • Replica Scales quests will require less running.
    • 7 Assorted Ulmus Beetle Pincers will be required instead of 8 in quest “Vladtmordt's Scales: Replica Scale of the Prime” to match Tempered Scale one.
    • In Simulated Scales quests, directions to use Dragon Flask/Shimmering Vial have been improved.
    • In Replica and Simulated Scales quests, items asked by Vladtmordt the Chronicler need to be acquired (looted/crafted/traded) instead of just being brought.
    • Sslikified Sshranu’s dialogue in “Vladtmordt's Scales: Replica Scale of the Prime” quest.
    • Tempered Scales and Scales of the Prime now offer a better Armor bonus.

    Achievement Titles
    • Title bonuses have been revisited and reorganised into a system of actives and passives. All statistical bonuses are now individual passives - from craft skills to statistics - with no exception.
    • All DPS-increasing, damage-reducing, or healing effects from titles have been moved into their own ‘Title Active’. These actives conflict with each other, so only one can be active at a time, but can be used with any title. If you wish to be the Slayer of Chickens while slaying undead, you may.
    • All quests will now grant you the title ability directly. (A few still gave the emblem item.)
    • The “Iron Guard” title series now begins with “Private of the Iron Guard” and increases your damage against Iron Guards by 4, 6, 8, and 10 DPS (Up from 0, 2, 3, and 4.)
    • The Scorpion title series now increases your DPS against Scorpions by 6, 8, and 10. (Up from 3, 4, and 5.)
    • Champion of the Imperial Army’s bonus now increases your DPS only by three (down from 5) but reduces incoming damage from them by 3% (up from 0) to fall in line with other welger-related titles.
    • Beetle Swatter and Beetle Squisher now grant +6 and +8 DPS against beetles (up from 5 and 7).
    • Dung Splattered and Dung Reeking now grant +6 and +8 DPS against dung piles (up from 5 and 7).
    • Slayer of Chickens now grants +3 DPS (down from 4) but affects all animals instead of just chickens.
    • Undead Slayer now gives +2DPS instead of a straight +2 damage against Undead.
    • The Drulkar’s Flame ranks now give bonuses to Tooth and Claw and Primal from +60 to +100.
    • Solistan now offers titles through a quest, allowing you to obtain all titles without changing schools.
    • Solistan now gives you the Master Builder title without requiring you to obtain the previous title first, so long as you are level 100 in every building school.
    • Defender of Sslanis now grants +50 Focus as its passive.
    • The title “Friend of the Satyr” from “Relics of a Dead People” now grants an active for +5DPS increase against undead.
    • The title “Honored Knight of Creation” from “Knight of Creation: The Challenge” now grants +3 Block Bonus as its passive.
    • Title: The Riddle Solver and Title: Defender of the Iron Guard are not dispellable anymore.
    • Title: AFK Away from Keyboard will no longer save on logout.
    • All emblem items have been removed from the game. Players who still have emblems will have them changed into their respective title. Players who completed a title quest but do not have the emblem nor title will receive the title ability.

    Epic Titles
    • All Greater Epics now have 5 titles. Son of Gigaroth had his quests split into ten kill increments instead of twenty.
    • All quests have been rewritten or touched up to offer more interesting lore and story regarding each epic. All Greater Epic quests will now do a global announcement on completion of the fifth and final quest.
    • Mayor Lem Berenrick now offers the Project X title questline instead of Morran Gizmogrinder.
    • Trikoz Trek now offers the Falgut title questline instead of Vargas the Bold.
    • The following titles have been removed. They may be reintroduced at a later date: the Helpful, the Brave, the Lost, the Beaten, the Mad, the Sad, Bane of the Undead, the Gentle, the Calm, the Peaceful, the Seeker, Blights’ Bane, and Bane of the Deadlands.
    • Most titles have been shuffled and many epics have had new titles added to their roster. The updated roster is below.
      • Reklar: the Loyal, the Knight, the Champion, the Valorous, Vandus’ Sword
      • Son of Gigaroth: Demon Slayer, Demons’ Menace, the Diviner, the Shieldbreaker, Infernal Executioner.
      • Valkor: the Wicked, the Mourner, the Tortured, the Tormented,Sanguine Warden.
      • Shaloth: the Regicidal, the Spiritual, Explorer of the Deep, the Light in the Dark, Keeper of the Heart.
      • Falgut: the Free, the Liberator, the Savior, the Emancipator, Breaker of Chains.
      • Surtheim: the Singed, the Burned, the Scalded, the Firestarter, Touched by Flame.
      • Elial: the Insane, the Mercenary, the Timekeeper, the Chronicler, Sleepers’ Talon.
      • Daknor: the Reckless, the Manic.
      • Gruk: the Glaciated, the Bite of Winter.
      • Fafnir: the Blighted, the Houndmaster.
      • Avatar of Pain: the Masochist, the Sadist.
      • Project X: the Saboteur, the Mastermind.
    • Epic Title passive awards are now tiered without mention of Greater or Lesser epics, from one through eight.
    • Title Award: Unsung Hero” is now known as “Title Bonus: Epic Award I” and grants +25 Attack Skill and +5 DPS instead of +100 Attack Skill.
    • Nemesis of the Mylocs now also grants 100 Spirit Resistance (down from 200) and the aforementioned Title Bonus: Epic Award I.
    • Epic Title passive awards are now tied to the amount of epic killed rather than arbitrary difficulty. Any epic title that requires you to kill 10 Greater Epics will grant you the same title bonus passive.
    • The final quest of each Greater Epic questline now grants a passive resistance (by 150) or armor boost (by 100). Reklar boosts Primal Resistance, Shaloth boosts Spirit Resistance, Surtheim boosts Fire Resistance, Son of Gigaroth boosts Blight Resistance, Elial boosts Ethereal Armor, Valkor boosts Evasion, and Falgut boosts Armor.
    • All epic quests no longer force the title to be worn upon completion.
    • The Grand Master Crafter and Grand Master Dragon Crafter title quests will now announce the achievement globally similar to the final epic title quests.
    • The Creepy Crawler Crusher title no longer can be dispelled.

    Known Issues
    • The Bachan-Style Headstone used in a new quest uses a placeholder texture for its engravings. It will be more serious in its final form.
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    I thought the swamp was getting a remodel?
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    Spiritous Swamp? I believe that already got remodeled a patch or two ago.
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    Oh yes, it was made terrible for bipeds. I was told they would correct a few places where I got stuck and remove some of the obstacles to walking...
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    Default Re: Blight Delta 312

    I remember seeing a few things regarding Spiritous Swamp's traps being fixed. Namely, a model was updated so you could no longer fall into it. There may be a few notes missing here and there as this delta is partly finished.

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    That is a step in the right direction, not to make any puns about walking.
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    Due to an unexpected issue we have postponed the application of the delta to Blight. At this time there is no ETA for when it will be applied. Thank you for your patience.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarsilas View Post
    Prices of items you can trade for Artifact Hunter Tokens have been lowered.
    Those of us that have already bought items from the Artifact Hunters, will we be getting a refund for the difference in prices?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarsilas View Post
    Absorption Shield no longer has a duration and the ability recycles every 30s (down from 70s)
    YAAAAAAAAS
    Quote Originally Posted by Sarsilas View Post
    The title “Honored Knight of Creation” from “Knight of Creation: The Challenge” now grants +50 Summoning skill as its passive.
    I'm elated the Honored Knight of Creation title is now getting a bonus, but slightly disappointed that it's +50 Summoning. The boost is ok, but considering there are only two summoning spells in the game and no definitive plans for any more in the future, perhaps a different bonus? Block chance? Armor? 1hs/2hs? They are knights primarily and, as I've been continuously told, mages second.

    I'd love to see the ability to get the Most Honored Knight of Creation title eventually. But that's off topic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chasing View Post
    Those of us that have already bought items from the Artifact Hunters, will we be getting a refund for the difference in prices?
    You will either have the difference given to you or the items refunded at the original price for you to repurchase at new prices. Either way, there will be compensation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Quiiliitiila View Post
    I'm elated the Honored Knight of Creation title is now getting a bonus, but slightly disappointed that it's +50 Summoning. The boost is ok, but considering there are only two summoning spells in the game and no definitive plans for any more in the future, perhaps a different bonus? Block chance? Armor? 1hs/2hs? They are knights primarily and, as I've been continuously told, mages second.
    This has since been changed to a +3 Block Bonus.

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    Any idea when these great updates will be applied?
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    The top post of this thread has been updated with this delta's final patch notes.

    It has been captured and will hopefully be applied tomorrow or Monday.

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    I apologize that I start to comment on that delta with a rant:

    Again you take away something- you once gave us -and we ve been working hard for:


    --"Title Award: Unsung Hero” is now known as “Title Bonus: Epic Award I” and grants +25 Attack Skill and +5 DPS instead of +100 Attack Skill.--"


    you should not do that!!

    This Questline is a very special one. A very good one. One of the best in my eyes.
    And perfect for those who play Istaria in a more soft and solo way- and not llfg all years long and kill greater epics 1000x

    Pls reconsider- it will not be a game breaker to take that back
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    I want to be sure there are no misunderstandings. In the previous changes, the title revamp originally touched Unsung Hero by making its award into the passive "Title Award: Unsung Hero".

    This award, granting +100 Attack Skill, was already overwritten by the previous epic title system. The first award in the original system, Title Award I: Lesser Epic I, grants +50 Attack Skill and +10DPS.

    This meant that from your very first epic title - even from killing 10 of a lesser epic, something most players do - would downgrade your attack skill from Unsung Hero by 50. This felt exceptionally odd to us as you should not lose a stat by moving forward.

    In rebalancing it, we changed the title to grant +25 Attack Skill and +5 DPS to follow the rest of the epic rewards. It was then renamed so it was clearer that it would be overwritten by epic titles, as it was not at all clear in the past.

    Unsung Hero will still grant the bonus, it was not taken away, but it will grant a different bonus.

    Does that make more sense? I hope I addressed your concern.
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    thy much for answering Sars!

    I understand what you said
    but
    IMHO, this questline is something special and more challenging like the epic title quests kill lesser /greater /whatsoever-xtimes.
    (same goes for e.g. "attunement to Delga " quests too)
    and should have a special reward (yes yes- hero`s resolve -)
    not the same what you get if you kill 20 lesser.
    Believe it or not:
    Unsung Hero sometimes is the only "title quest"some player do- means they are not interested in epic title quests.

    hmm- not sure if I could explain what I ment^^
    but I did what I ve been asked for- may the native speaker post something here too^^

    thanks for listening
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    Unsung Hero is hard to get and should not be downgraded!!!!!! For those of us who don't do many Epic fights, our chances to get some nice abilities are quite limited. Not everyone is the same type of gamer.
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    Default Re: Blight Delta 312

    We spoke about this internally and we may consider a unique title bonus from Unsung Hero in the future.

    I do want to reiterate that the change from +100 Attack Skill (chance to hit) to +25 attack skill (chance to hit) with an additional +5 damage (delay adjusted) is, in most situations, better than the additional +75 attack skill (chance to hit). One will increase your chance to hit marginally, while the other increases your chance to hit some and also greatly increases your damage output on every class.

    Internally, we've considered it a buff. Regardless, we are taking your feedback into consideration while reviewing the titles remaining that do not grant bonuses.

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    excellent- that what I ve been thinking of

    Thanks so much for not simply holding it in abeyance or ignore it,
    esp. cause the logic behind the change is clear and comprehensible.

    But you DO on the other hand understand whats the intention behind our objection

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    Time will tell if that change is okay. As long as extra damage is not one of those 5% chance to do damage things....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ming View Post
    Time will tell if that change is okay. As long as extra damage is not one of those 5% chance to do damage things....
    If it's like how it's in the current epic titles, which seems to be the implication, it's an always on kind of thing that just directly adds to your damage, let me make a (mostly speculative) example:

    You have a weapon that has:
    -40-60 damage
    -20 delay

    You get the +5 dps as a passive from the title. because it's dps this actually is +10 for the weapon since it's 5*(20/10).

    So your new damage is 50-70, before calculations, about a 25%~ increase

    Where as before you maybe got a very slight increase in your chance to hit, even +100 skill does very little from my understanding and theorycrafting.

    Big fan of the change myself as someone that also doesn't have the energy to go for the epic titles, +100 attack skill might seem like a lot but since it's just chance to hit, I'll take an incredible increase in damage over that any day!

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