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Update Notes: 8/27/2014


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#1 BigV

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 11:34 PM

General

  • Fixed multiple bugs that were causing client, and server crashes.
  • Added a large amount of missing DE and FR translations.
  • New players who do not configure a payment method for their WildStar account will receive a message directing them to go back to the website and complete the registration process.

Characters

 

General

  • While using a vehicle, the player should no longer have issues casting spells on a target.
  • The gamescom exclusive dye has been fixed. (Currently not fixed, under investigation)

Items

  • Items will no longer have a chance of losing their stats and becoming a basic version of themselves; all formerly broken items should also be fixed. (Currently not fixed, under investigation)
  • Players will now be able to sell the old version of the ‘Genetic Fail-Safe’ gadget item back to the Elder Gem vendor for a full refund, and purchase the new version with updated Rune Slot counts. (Currently not fixed, under investigation)

Item Specials

 

Protection

  • Fixed a bug where this special could break a Stalker out of Stealth.

Classes

 

Esper

 

Abilities

 

Blade Dance

  • Fixed a bug that prevented this from granting Swiftness.

Spellslinger

  • Resolved an issue that was causing problems with ‘Surged Charge’ and’ Release Ability’ cooldowns.

Abilities

 

Ignite

  • (Surged) T4+ GCD has been reduced to 0.5s from 1.0s.

AMPs

 

Trigger Fingers

  • Resolved an issue that was causing ‘Assault’ and ‘Support Ability’ cooldowns to be reduced more than intended.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing ‘Utility’ abilities to display the incorrect cooldown.

PvP

 

General

  • Fixed a bug with the Rated PvP match invite pending log-out delay mechanic.
  • Players may no longer leave a matchmaking queue or disband a group while they have a pending game.

Items

  • PvP Runes can now be inscribed into PvP gadgets.
  • All PvP gadgets now have a small amount of PvP Power and PvP Defense stats in addition to their In Use effects.
  • The Prestige cost of the Level 50 blue-quality PvP sets has been reduced.
  • The Level 50 blue-quality PvP sets and the 1500-rating have been increased in effective level to narrow the gear gap between entry-level PvPers and 1800-rating gear.

Adventures

 

Crimelords of Whitevale

  • Veteran - Fixed the third Geargrinder Alliance mission "The Salvagers" so that it can be completed.

Content

  • Certain spawned platforms throughout the world will now clean up more consistently.
  • The “Into the Defile” breadcrumb quests from the Venture Board in Thayd and Illium have been disabled.

Genesis Key

  • Players who buy the key before the purchase step of the intro quest will be able to advance the quest by equipping the Genesis Key

Algoroc

  • Players now receive a warning message when they leave the challenge area for the challenge “Tremor Ridge Defender”. They will fail the challenge if they remain out of the area for too long.
  • Auroria
  • Fixed a targeting issue in the quest "Detonator Duplicates".

Blighthaven

  • The messaging for “Guardians of the Grove" has been adjusted to clearly state what medal the player will have earned and what is needed to reach the next tier.

Deradune

  • Marauders now land for the public event, "Marauders Have Landed!"

Drusera Instance 4

  • Players will no longer be able to use a movement spell to bypass an objective.

Drusera Instance 5

  • Players will no longer have their progression blocked during the Xarophet battle due to missing minions, as a result of dying, reviving, and subsequently trying again.
  • If the player dies while fighting Xarophet he will no longer be able to aggro the player outside of the room. Upon the players death Xarophet will reset to his starting position.
  • Phagelord Xarophet will no longer loose aggro and not be able to find the player.

Farside

  • Fixed a targeting issue with the "Light the Sky" quest.

Malgrave

  • Sandswept Roan will no longer drop loot.

Whitevale

  • Quest text for "Venture into Whitevale" mentioned Celestion instead of Whitevale has been corrected.

Dungeons

 

The Ruins of Kel Voreth

 

Items

 

Critical Analysis

  • Functionality has been adjusted with the on use effect.
  • Dissolve: Increases Armor Pierce by 55% for 10s.

Skullcano

 

Stew Shaman Tugga

  • Fixed issue with Tugga's AI breaking if he was interrupted before ‘Blast Force’ could resolve.

Raids

 

Datascape

  • Re-entering Datascape after having previously killed the Systems Daemons no longer triggers the Oculus cinematic.

Items

 

Megalith’s Resolve

  • Functionality has been adjusted with the on use effect.
  • Bellow: Deals damage to 5 foes within 15 meters of the Warrior. This damage pierces 50% armor.

Mnemesis’s Proof

  • Functionality has been adjusted with the on use effect.
  • Disintegrate: Remove 1 Interrupt Armor and deal damage every 1 second for 4 seconds to a single foe.

Pyrobane’s Insulation

  • Functionality has been adjusted with the on use effect.
  • Stasis: Makes the caster CC immune and reduces damage taken by 75% for 2 seconds, but disables the caster for the duration.

Bosses

 

Elemental Pairs

  • When fighting Hydroflux & Aileron, defeating one will no longer mean the other cannot be damaged.

System Daemons

  • Increased the cooldown of ‘Power Surge’ by ~4 seconds.
  • Increased the cooldown of ‘Purge’ by ~7 seconds.
  • The encounter challenge will now fail correctly.
  • Meltdown
    • Removed the Moment of Opportunity for hitting a boss with an Enhancement Module.
    • Hit radius of is now as big as the telegraph (was previously slightly smaller).
    • Will now always remove exactly 5 stacks of Enhancements.
  • ‘Purge’ telegraph and vFX now persist after going through a teleporter.
  • ‘Interrupt Armor’ can no longer regenerate while ‘Power Surge’ is being cast.
  • Defragmentation Unit
    • Black IC disorient is now removed if the spell is interrupted.
    • Defrag now has a static cast time of 2 seconds, instead of reducing cast time after each cast.
  • Enhancement Module Phase
    • Armor Enhancement now increases armor by 10% (up from 5%).
    • Power Enhancement now increases damage by 15% (down from 20%).
  • Extermination Sequence
    • Fluctuation can no longer crit.
    • Data Spike can no longer crit.
    • Data Spike now casts slightly less frequently.

Genetic Archives

  • ‘Making a Strand’ achievement is now disabled as it was functionally equivalent to the ‘Dread is Dead’ achievement for killing Dreadphage Ohmna.

Paths

 

Scientist

  • An issue was preventing Scientists from using ‘Summon Group’ while inside a dungeon until they had died once. This has been fixed.

Economy

  • Players can no longer summon their mount while crafting, and starting a craft while mounted will cause the Player to dismount. (Note there is an issue where having an unfinished crafting recipe will render you unable to mount)
  • Items that are soulbound will no longer be used as quest returns for work orders.
  • Auction House/Commodity Exchange
  • Skill Amp, Ability Point Unlocks, and Amp Upgrade Item types are now exposed to the CX.

Tradeskills

 

Outfitter

  • Fixed an issue where Wilderrun and Farside Outfitter work orders asked for an unattainable item (Forester's Lithetek Advanced Knickers) instead of the intended item (Forester's Lithetek Custom Knickers). We advise Players to abandon the quest and re-take the work order.

User Interface

  • Buying an ability now unlocks it immediately in the UI for all other action sets.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented account inventory items from being shown.
  • Guest Accounts can no longer open the player trading UI (an attempt would fail regardless).
  • There is now a limit to the amount of characters that can be sent in a support ticket.
  • Fixed a client crash if a user had 95 slots in their bank.

Housing

  • The gizmo for advanced movement controls now move the decor in the correct direction.

 

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Paul "BigV" Williams
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#2 CRB_Anlath

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:57 AM

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