7 Aug 2008

Patch Notes - 05 August 2008 / Notas del Parche - 05 Agosto 2008

Version: 17.20080723.3T


• Fixed an issue where a player would not receive tells or see team chat messages as they were zoning.


• Stupefy: Chance for Knockback: This recipe’s description should now be consistent with the enhancement’s description, describing both as being knockback not knockdown.

• Gaussian’s Synchronized Fire-Control should now properly be a Unique enhancement.

• Location targeted powers slotted with Pacing of the Turtle, Dark Watcher’s Despair or Induced Coma enhancement sets chance for -recharge will no longer affect the caster.

• Fixed several typos in IO Set enhancement descriptions which stated “this enhancement my be”, which should have been “this enhancement may be.”

• Set bonuses that state they increase “Movement Speed” will now boost the base movement of the character instead of enhancing movement speed boosting powers.


• Fire Control / Cinders - This power was allowing for range enhancements even though it’s a PBAoE power, this has been corrected. Cinders can no longer be slotted for range enhancements.

• Updated info description of Minotaurs.

• The Omega Device is no longer targetable by players

• Plant Control/Entangle: This power will now correctly knock flying targets out of the air only if they are close to the ground.

• Plant Control/Roots: This power will now correctly knock flying targets out of the air only if they are close to the ground.

• The Warburg Nuke Chemical Burn power now correctly states that it reduces the target’s defense and not accuracy in its long help.

• Adjusted the animation for Energy Transfer.


• Ouroboros missions will now issue a gold star and the proper badge upon completion

Badges and Accolades

• Changed the name of the badge granted from Flashback challenges by buffing enemies from Valorous to Fearless.

• Demonic Aura and Eye of the Magus: These powers had their short help changed. They previously stated these powers had a self debuff, however this was incorrect. The erroneous data in the short help was removed.


• Resolved issue of certain geometry displaying black textures with Nvidia GeForce 8+ series video cards.


• Fixed rare crash when rapidly transferring salvage to Base Storage.

• Fixed rare crash when chatting in a Supergroup channel.




• Blasters / Psychic Blast / Psionic Dart - This power’s long help should now accurately state that this power deals moderate damage.

• Blasters / Psychic Blast / Mental Blast - This power’s long help should now accurately state that this power deals high damage.

• Blasters Secondary Powers now give the correct Defiance Bonus. Honest.


• Cold Domination/Heat Loss: The endurance recovery buff portion of this power was granting ten times greater recovery than was intended. This has been corrected.


• Martial Arts/Dragon’s Tail: Corrected the critical hit portion of this power so that it is equal to the power’s normal damage.


• All Peacebringer attacks that have a -def component will now show the debuff defense effects.

• Luminous Blast/Radiant Strike: This power’s long help stated it dealt high damage, this was corrected to state that it deals Superior damage.


• Warshades / Umbral Aura / Eclipse: Use of inspirations of damage buffs will no longer increase the resistance granted by this power.



Arachnos Soldiers

• Bane Spider Armor Upgrade should no longer have brief “double application” of the Health bonus applied. This means you won’t have your Max health fluctuating any longer.

• Wide Area Webgrenade: This power should now have target and caster hit messages.


• Super Reflexes/Evasion: The brute version of this power will no longer have its defense affected by attacker’s level.

• Brute Invulneraiblity/Invincibility: This power was generating substantially more threat than was intended. It has been brought down to generate a similar amount of threat as generated by a tanker.


• Masterminds / Ninjas / Call Genin - Removed Quiver FX from Mastermind Genin pets when upgraded.

• Improved damage of Mastermind Genin Shuriken powers. They now recharge more slowly, and take slightly more endurance, as well.

• Mastermind Ninja Jounin should work as they did with I12 Launch -- all changes to their AI since have been reverted out.

• The Ouroboros Portal will now have a description in its info if selected by a Mastermind.

• Robotics/Pulse Rifle Blast: This power can no longer be slotted with knockback enhancements as it doesn’t have a knockback component.

• Mastermind Soldier Medics now lose their Brawl attack when their Tier 1 upgrade is applied. This makes them less likely to rush forward into combat.

• Mastermind Soldier Medics no longer throw their frag grenades. Instead, they are launched from their submachinegun.

• Mastermind Necromancy Liches Torrent power should now only do Knockdown, unless slotted with Knockback Enhancements or otherwise buffed.


• The Find and Assist Barracuda mission in the Temple of Waters strike force will fail if you let Barracuda get defeated.

• Dr. Vimes will now appear in the “Kidnap Dr. Franklin Vimes” Mission.

• The contact Darrin Wade now sells enhancements

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