A special launch plan & Doorbusters!

07 July 2021 (12:17) by Archlight Team
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We are loving the excitement and hype about the upcoming Dracona Season! With around 48 hours until launch, we wanted to take some time to share some very special news with you all!

 

We will be opening the doors 1 hour early Friday at 8am PT 11am EST.

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Players will be locked inside of the depot until launch. We will restart at the launch time to fully open the map. This 1 hour will be intended for everyone to get their characters set up, check into their spell rotations and teams set up.  

 

A thank you from us!

First we wanted to make sure to let you all know how thankful we are for the support from each and everyone one of you. Weather it's playing the game, sharing it with friends, supporting us monetarily, or simply rooting for us in your own way. Every aspect of this matters and we wouldn't be here without all of you!  

 

Doorbusters

We have a dual doorbuster aura planned! Each Aura was designed in a completely new style, one that we have never had on Archlight before. They are simply amazing! We hope you'll enjoy them as much as we do.  

Any donation of the largest pack NOW BEFORE Launch UNTIL Saturday at 3pm PT 6pm EST.  will come with a Free World Boss' Aura token.

Both Auras will be attached to 1 token so you are not forced to choose visually if you don't want to. The bonuses do stack if you own both.

 We will not be adding these auras into the Living token Exchanger on launch as we have been. Don't worry though, they will become available in game during our Anniversary event in Mid - August however!
 

More Doorbusters!?

Back by popular demand! Additionally, Donations will also reward the supporter with free spins on the Wheel of Archlight. You will be given 1 / 2 / 4 Free Spins based on the size of your donation (You can view this on the donate page bonuses). The wheel has over a dozen different rewards including;

Charizard mount

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T6 HP/MP & Skills

 

Butterfree companion

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+8 all stats

The wheel is intended as bonus extra rewards for your support, however the two cosmetics from the Wheel can also be bought in-game from the LAT exchanger. You can view the full wheel by going to Manage Your Account > Wheel of Archlight.

Donations are now fully open as well. Any donations made now will ensure the items and coins are sitting waiting for you on your account the moment the server opens! By pre-donating you can ensure that there is no wait or delay on having your coins ready for launch!

You should also see your 1x only refunded wheel of Archlight spins on the website and able to redeem them as well! The rest of your points and items from this past era will be waiting to drop once you are online! Please note as mentioned the only spin prizes saved were the above cosmetics. All coins or items were returned as spins! We look forward to seeing you all soon!

Character Creation! Balance changes! Equipment changes! PRIZES!? Dracona launches July 9th!

02 July 2021 (18:49) by Archlight Team

Character creation is open!

Dracona will relaunch in just under 7 days time on July 9th, at 9am PT 12pm EST!

We are very pleased to announce a long list of changes overall server balance as well as prizes!

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Vocations Changes

 

Sorcerer

Pyromancer class spells damage has been reduced by 20%. This was an unintentional blanket buff added at launch last era on top of the individual buffs given to spells causing a double dip effect.

Soul rune - Arcane Luck effect now hits for 40% instead of 50%

Hell artifact now caps at 10% max bonus to overall damage at level 15 while using Fire shield and Heaven artifact now scales to 12% resistance bonus level 15.

 

Monk

Monks are now dual wielders! This means they will wield 2 claws instead of a claw and a grip. Because of this, we had to adjust their attack speed scaling and claws damage to match the new damage formula, but overall it has a 25% attack speed improvement. Every claw type weapon has had their base attack increased to match daggers and guns of the same tiers. This is to offset the difference in the way dual wielders vs weapon + grip vocations work for spells as well! 

Kick style base spells now do damage instantly, before the animation is complete to ensure you cannot miss.

Summons level requirement are now 25 instead of 30 for the first summon to match the Assemble spell.

 

Tamer

Auto attack cooldown for pets has been reduced from 4 to 2 seconds on the casting spell abilities.

Crossfire - Explosive Arrows now has an additional effect: Enemies suffer 5% more damage from the caster's pet for 5s.

Auto attack - base effect: Now keeps the healing pet on autos and has a 10% chance to proc pet attack spell with a separate 2 second internal CD than the other auto attack cooldown. Meaning both can proc.  

Crossfire - Fellow Hunters: Hunters now have an additional effect: Enemies suffer 5% more damage from allies members for 3 seconds.

Distracting shot - Boss Killer: Pets now have 10% additional damage to bosses for 5 seconds.

Hunting Spear: Damage increased by 20%

Tamer Bolas: Damage increased by 20%

Nature's Touch: Cooldown decreased from 120 seconds to 60 seconds.

Acute sense: Cooldown decreased from 120 seconds to 60 seconds.

 

Gunslinger

The shape of explosive rounds has been changed to match more it's original idea. it looks more like an Asterisk star mark as it was intended.

Removed the HP based damage from auto-attacks on players due to base strength stat increase.

Soul rune fixed an issue with Heavy Artillery casting the original soul rune effect + the awakening effect. It will now work correctly and converts the rune from a single target to an area of effect rune adding also +1 round of damage.

Reminder and or explanation of how Clones work for the class. They are based off your direct auto hit. Essentially adding a full 15% damager per clone you have summoned! The clones also mimic the effects of your ammo and proc various enchantments like life leech, Ricochet, and hemorage!

 

Archer

Soul rune has been excluded from the focused mind damage buff.

The arcane stat bonus converting 25% of it's stats into a strength stat passive effect has been removed due to new strength stat scaling.

Archer's Grace: Base cooldown decreased from 20 seconds to 16 seconds. It still has the 15% flat regeneration and adds 3 ticks of Holy Blessing after using it.

 

Necromancer

Gathering Fear: All effects had their buff effects damage increased by 15%

Auto-attack - Reapers Touch: Proc chance increased from 15% to 20%

Witch's Cauldron - Cooldown decreased from 16 seconds to 14 seconds.

Witch's Cauldron - Profane Smoke: Added a damage over time to monsters affected based on the poison damage.

Witch's Cauldron - Touch: Witch's Hourglass proc chance has been increased from 50% to 60%.

 

Guardian

All spells damage has been reduced by 15%

Added an internal cooldown to the enflaming enchantment. Now it will cap at a maximum of 1 proc every 0.5 seconds for auto attacks and for spells. This proc is separate so that a weaker auto attack will not interfere with a stronger spell and vice versa depending on how the player chooses to build the class.

Raise Shields: Base cooldown has been increased to 20 seconds. Base effect duration has been decreased to 8 seconds. The guaranteed awakening effect will last for 10 seconds instead of the previous 12.

Auto-attack - Helping Weapon: Base proc chance increased from 30% to 40%. Damage has increased by 8%.

 

Druid

Subzero damage reduced by 15%.

Starfall damage increased by 10%.

Frost Grenade damage increased by 15%.

 

 Berserker

Precision Slice damage increased by 18%.

Precision Throw damage cooldown increased from 4.5 seconds to 5 seconds.

Strong Spinning Blades damage increased by 25% and cooldown increased from 8 seconds to 12 seconds.

High Velocity throw - Blood lust description has been adjusted.

Heavy Swing - Earth shake: will now scale properly with points invested.

Enrage level requirement has been increased from pre awakened 60 to pre awakened 1000. Instead of 35% more skills it will now yield an increase in overall damage by 15%. However your overall resistance reduced by 10%.

Auto-attack base damage increased by 15%. Base attack speed increased by 10%.

Auto-attack - Slide: Effect has been removed and replaced by Bloodlust: Increase the damage against bleeding enemies by 10% and lowers your resistance by 5%.

Final Showdown - Damage increased by 23%.

Final Showdown - Isolation: Increases your damage by 2% per enemy hit for 8 seconds.

Relentless Rage damage increased by 35%. Added a base effect that decrease enemies defense by 10% for 5 seconds.

Precision Slice - Awakening base effect reworked into: Heals the user for 20% of the base damage. Investing points in precision slice increase the healing of it.

 

Corsair

Explosive shot range increased from 4 to 7.

Second Wave now follows the user.

Energy Card damage over time - a clarification this energy damage over time does stack when you and your blue coats all use it. However the tick of damage all happens at the same time and so you see only 1 number.

Skull Cracker - Temple Hit: Target is stunned for 2 seconds, and other targets inside the area of effect are stunned for 1 second.

Fixed an issue with Cannon barrage effect injure not properly paralyzing.

Fixed an issue with Second wave effect no wasted bullets using the position where it was casted instead of yours.

 

Bard

Vibrating Notes now adds +10 stats to the party, instead of a percent bonus.

Vibrating Notes - Strengthened Spirit - Now yields roughly 50% extra stats instead of double the effect.

Vibrating Notes overall description updated - enemies and allies hit will recieve -10 stats, -5% res, -5% dmg and buffs +10 stats, 5% res, 5% dmg

Vibrating Notes Awakening effect - Strengthened spirit - -15 stats, -7% res, -7% dmg and buffs +15 stats, 7% res, 7% dmg

Lightstorm damage increased by 14%.

Sound Explosion damage increased by 12%.

Bard Wave damage increased by 10%.

Music Strike damage increased by 18%.

Final Note damage decreased by 20%. Final Note is now affected by the awakening effects applied from Music Strike.

 

Samurai

Yaten Blade base damage reduced by 15%, and cooldown increased from 8 to 10 seconds.

Yaten Blade with Qi: second hit damage reduced by 20%.

Yaten Blade - Wide Cut: Spell damage reduced by 50% when this effect is chosen, and the main target is now hit by the AoE 2x as well as not directly on cast.

Cyclone Blade - Added an extra damage spin to it. Cooldown increased from 7 to 8 seconds.

Cyclone Blade with Qi - Damage increased by 30%

Venom Blade - Damage increased by 40%, and cooldown increased from 6 to 8 seconds.

Venomed Wakasashi and Venomed Wakasashi with Qi - Poisonous Blade: Explosion now happens when the hit lands on the enemy. Enemies hit by the explosion suffer from poison based on Venom Blade.

Venomed Wakasashi - Base damage decreased by 30%, and cooldown increased from 12 to 14 seconds.

Venomed Wakasashi with Qi - second hit damage reduced by 20%.

Tiger Blade - Damage increased by 30%, and bleed reduced by 20%.

Dragon Blade - Dragon's Breath: Effect changed to recast the spell if the user hits with Qi, instead of 10 DoTs for the same damage.

Dragon Blade: DoTs now tick 5 times instead of 10, and spell's base damage increased by 30%.

Hira Shuriken: Base damage increased by 13%

Hira Shuriken - Spinning Shurikens: damage reduced by 10%

 

Rogue

Clone Jutsu - clones summoned will now take damage. They can be killed to end the aggro, and they have 3x the caster's HP but no resistance.

Smoke Bomb - Damage increased by 50%. The enrage it lowers has been reduced in 50%.

Throwing Knife - Damage increased by 15%. The knife can now jumps to the caster if there are no monsters left for it to jump.

Auto- attack - Stab: U shape hits now scale with auto-attack damage, instead of arcane.

Slice and dice - Slay: Fixed the issue where it would not hit all tiles around the caster, instead is was hitting the 5 in front of it only.  

Soul rune - damage increased by 15%

Death Blossom - Death Blossom: Explosion damage reduced to 50% of the damage dealt during the time, instead of a full 100%


 

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Achievement System Changes

Kills category has been removed.

PvP Honor achievement reworked into "PvP honor from event rewards". Nothing should count for killing players and getting 1 PvP honor. This is to diminish the incentive of ruining events and by locking regions or holding the flag in CTF. We will continue to make adjustments as needed with some planned future events coming.  

Gold looted achievement will now track progress from the gold dropped by monster essences as well.

There is a new category called "Wargates". Progress is added when the wargate boss dies while the player is inside the wargate. So, if both players are alive, both get the progress towards it. In addition to the Wargate boss kill counting to your wild boss achievements.  

World Boss and Ritual Lords achievements have been merged into the same category.  The required tiers will now be 10 per achievement level. Meaning 100 total kills will be a fully finished achievement category for this. Previous tiers were so high that in 3 eras nobody ever got near finishing it.


Quality of Life Addition

Rolling gems has received a highly requested quality of life update. That will save players time while rerolling their gems.

While having 10 or more gem removers in your character's inventory and placing gems into an item, you will be asked to roll it 10 times instead of 1. If you choose that option, 10 gem removers will be consumed and you will see 10 rolls on your screen to pick from. You may only pick 1. This is the same as applying and removing your gems 10 times, However you achieve the end result much faster. If you want a more detailed guide of this new system, please check out our gems  wiki page by clicking here with the new information already live!


 

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Revamped Equipment progression

To create an overall richer feel to progression throughout the era, and ensure equipment and effort put forth remains very relevant to your adventures in Archlight. We have put some immense effort into planning equipment progression, not only the last era with the addition of Sigil equipment from the Sigil Dungeons, but also with this restructure it will allow is overall a more smoothened scaling. This will lay the ground work for what we plan to bring you all in terms of new content as spoiled in previous patch notes and mentioned in several posts. We are very excited to start working even more so on the next big thing for you all!  

 

The Basics

Equipment will now have a stone upgrade cap and their own tiers, which will be related to the amount of stat values that Polishing oils can be rolled for. The Tier of Equipment will be the lowest available stat value and the range will be +1. This means that a tier 4 can roll +4 or +5 in the respective stat. Equipment will display it's cap on inspection and you will not be able to exceed the bonuses granted by the cap. You will be able to mimic your bonuses off and if placing a higher upgraded mimic than the tier's cap, not lose your higher progression for later.  

 

Sigil equipment line changes

Your Sigil equipment bonuses may enhance your Mastercrafted armor pieces. Applying their bonuses to the set. These can be removed once added and transferred with a mimic scroll to accommodate your builds or improvements. We have excluded certain Sigil set bonuses such as The Protector or Tank set from combining to the armor line. You must combine your pieces in a matching style, such as a Helmet can apply a bonus to a Helmet. This is so that players may not circumvent the system in an effort to rapidly upgrade with whatever they can get their hands on and must plan their build accordingly.

Sigil equipment stat bonuses have been changed from a cap of +15 to +10 maximum per piece on a perfect craft.

Sigil entry level requirement reduced from 300 to 200.

Sigil equipment level requirement reduced from 300 to 200.

 

Council of Marius equipment line changes

You can also apply your Vampire hunter equipment obtained in The Council of Marius quest line's stat bonuses to your Mastercrafted armor pieces or higher tiers, even if they have Sigil bonuses on them as well.  

 

 

Kraken and Celestial equipment changes

You can apply your Sleeping Kraken pieces to the Mastercrafted armor pieces to enhance your armor set a step further. All while keeping your bonuses from the previous efforts!

Lastly you may create your Celestial Equipment obtained from your Celestial ore mined in the Team Boss Arena at the Black Smithing station under the Depot. This will offer a true later game feeling and this must be applied to your Kraken pieces with all previously mentioned bonuses combined into 1 set of the Gods.  

 

Upgrade pathway summary

You must upgrade the base armor line in the order of Mastercrafted line with Kraken and then Kraken with Celestial. Sigil bonuses and Vampire hunter equipment can be applied to the armor line as any of those  3 stages stages.

The upgrading in a pathway is reserved for Middle to Late game equipment. You do not need to own the previous tier for example to go from Darksteel to Iceforged.

A more detailed list of the upgrade cap, skills given and oil tiers of each equipment can be found already live on our wiki page by clicking here.  

 

Stat changes

As mentioned on the last patch notes, the strength stat now benefits the player with 0.33% damage each stat, instead of 0.22%. This is to improve and encourage people on trying auto-attack based builds, but we also wanted to diversify the meta even further. That is why we decided to add the following change:

Haste stat now yields 0,15% attack speed for some vocations, instead of 0,12%. This is to improve their attack speed scaling and promote attack speed builds. This improvement in necessary haste stats to reach a higher point, opens your character up to focusing on various other parts of your build such as sustain or dps. The classes that will receive this new bonus are:

Berserkers

Archers

Samurais

Corsairs

Necromancers

Rogues

The other vocations will maintain the usual 0,12% attack speed per point. Your stat window will display your accurate bonuses given.  

 

Miscellaneous Changes

We applied many changes for the new era described in the last couple patch notes, but some of them might affect vocations as a whole, so that's why we are sharing them together.

 Infinite runes now scales with the user's highest skill, instead of magic level.

 Sigil equipment level requirement reduced from 300 to 200.

 Sigil entry level requirement reduced from 300 to 200.

 Party maximum size has been reduced from 40 to 30.

 Kraken items at the Kraken hunter now cost 4 shards instead of 6.


 

 

Community Engagement Prizes 

As mentioned in the last patch notes, we would like to reward the winners of the various community activities we did at the Relauch announcement date, on Discord, voting or the soft launch.  

Please check the list below and search for your name. You can use Ctrl+F for a faster search - and if your name is on it or discord tag is there, send a dm on Discord to CM Biga and he will gladly give you your reward. The codes must be used at the Redeem Coins Coupon section on our website by logging in. 

Please note if you changed your name in the recent weeks you may have to search for an older name.

Click here for a list of winners! 

We randomly picked 194 winners for our voting contest.

Apart from that day, when we invited everyone to our Soft Launch afternoon for the layering tests, we said we would pick 2 winners: one for the best bug hunter, and one for the best suggestion. Both of these winners are on the list and will get their prizes as well.  

Please keep in mind it can take up to 24-48 business hours for codes to be sent to you once you have messaged CM Biga. 
This means weekends do not count.

Dracona New Season Launches July 9th!

27 June 2021 (12:49) by Archlight Team


The Dracona server will go offline for maintenance on Wednesday June 30th at 9:30am PT 12:30PM EST. Players will have until then to power up and finish any goals they have for the era!
 

Full Class Balance notes posted July 2nd!

We are exceptionally excited to announce Dracona will relaunch in just under 2 weeks time on July 9th, at 9am PT 12pm EST!

 

The layering timeline was longer than anticipated, it has been an exceptionally complicated system to create, one even some AAA studios have a hard time creating. The final result however is nothing but fantastic. We are so excited about the doors that this system has opened for Archlight as a project. We had to create this system out of a necessity of the amount of players wanting to play Archlight, one of the best problems we could have... but a problem none the less. Having this new layering system now allows us to essentially meet any population no matter how large moving forward!

 

Changes for this Re-Launch

 Solo Quests time after completing regular quest reduced from 7 days to 3 days for this launch.

 Sieges will be enabled for the first weekend after launch, to allow for guilds to recruit members and have proper bidding time.  

 Guild Halls will be enabled and handed out the first weekend after launch weekend not on launch weekend.

 

Compensation

As mentioned before, the cosmetics from the previous era have been turned into T5, and all donations made during the era until now will be reapplied on your account available on launch day. Your Wheel of Archlight spins will be credit back to your account online. However if you obtained a Charizard mount of Butterfree companion you will keep those on your account instead.  This is very large thank you to compensate everyone for the support given during the development of the Layering System and technical issues from last launch.  

 

As a reward for the community opinion votes at the re-launch announcement date, we have drawn almost 200 winners that voted and helped us with their feedback! When vocation balancement notes are posted for the character creation announcement, we will share a list of the winners as well. Please check the list for your Discord tag. Be sure if you changed it that you look for any past ones. You can send a message on discord to CM Biga and ask for your code! He will send you a code that can be redeemed online for points that will be applied on your account and available at launch. Also, that day we will share the winners of the contests from the SoftLaunch day, and reward them with their prizes! The names of those people will be added to the same list on a separate part.  

 

Please allow 24-48 hours once you've messaged CM Biga for your code to be delivered. If you message him during launch day and not before please note replies for giveaways can be delayed.  
 

Thank you very much for you support, feedbacks, and participating so far!

 

Layering System

 

The Layering System has been officially introduced and live on Dracona! It was a tough system to develop but now that it is finished it's time to enjoy the benefits of it. As you know, it has been tested on live server already and it's working quite well! If you want to read more about the Layering System, please don't miss a chance to check our FAQ page at the wiki by clicking Here  

 

We encourage feedback and opinions on polishing the system even further for you all. You can submit these in game with Ctrl+Shift+Z or in the Idea submission channel in our discord.  


Exciting new things!

The Peddler NPC has been added.  
 

 This NPC will sell a random pool of exclusive heirlooms from past eras and his stock will rotate from time to time. It doesn't have a fixed location and can be found throughout the game world! But have no fear he doesn't like to much excitement so he's nowhere very dangerous!

 

Past items obtained at the Peddler that were previously cross exclusive are not when introduced from his market. You will be able to view your exclusives page on the website and see things purchased from the Peddler marked with a P next to the name.  


Raid Boss inspired Dungeons

 New Kraken, Sarandiel, and Forgemaster themed dungeons. They will yield a soulbound shard and be able to be spent at the respective NPC's on Myrefall in the Forgotten Islands. These shards can be combined with non-soulbound shards from the raids as well. Additionally each of the 3 raids bosses and each of the dungeon bosses will now drop special mounts to collect.
 

 

These dungeons will require you to have tasks and missions completed on respective islands to unlock the ability to challenge them. We have some new puzzling challenges awaiting you inside.  

 

Kraken will be tied to Blackridge

Sarandiel will be tied to Rumrunner Bay

The Forgemaster will be tied to Azmar Sands

 

All 3 will require the islands kill tasks, npc missions and Moles from Myrefall to be on cooldown and completed in order to enter. This means you can have up to a 7 day window to gain entry and try them out. So even the busiest of people can challenge the mighty bosses lair's. You will be able to enter the dungeon as many times as you need to within the cooldown period. Your charge is consumed on the slaying of the boss' minion inside. Because of this and the value of the reward the monsters inside do not drop loot or experience. You will be required to solve the puzzles, kill the boss, and 80% of the creatures inside to complete it. More information on why these dungeons are of mass importance will come in the near future hehe.

  

Important new things

Added cosmetic boxes to the Cooking up a Storm quest. Killing the mini-bosses will give you 1 cosmetic box each, and killing Lloyd will give you 2 cosmetic boxes. The cosmetic boxes cooldown resets with quests.

 

 Points, Heirloom points, and even cosmetic, drops are now automated, and will happen at a scheduled time. You can use the command !points or !heirloom to see when your next drop will occur! The days schedule has not changed from the coins resurrection page on our website under the community tab.  

 

 New enchantment added: It will be called Lifeleech. Whenever you deal damage it will now heal you on hit. Melee weapons will be 50% chance and Ranged weapons will be a 33% chance. The healing values will be 3, 5, and 8% for each of the 3 tiers.

 

The previous "Lifeleech" Enchantment sprite visual has not changed but the name will be changed to be called "Life Bloom". It will continue to be a regen over time buff as it was before.


Balancements and Class changes will be posted July 2nd as we finalize some details and testing now.
 

Equipments scaling changes and stat imbuements will be posted with vocation balance changes so you can fully plan your adventure. We will be changing how the scaling works and the pathways in which you must take to obtain the upgrades. This will open us up to being able to not only make your time spent feel better rewarded, but allow us to restructure how equipment feels over all. Additionally it opens us up to some cool more end game style equipment in the future. We heard a rumor of possibly obtaining a Gorgon head shield that could have a chance to affect your attacker. But those birds do like to gossip. 

 

 

Miscellaneous changes


In Addition to the list posted when our Layering system went live on June 16th available below are additional changes.

 Archpass tasks "Kill a World Boss" has been changed to "Kill a World Boss or a Ritual Lord"

Participants will now be required to be in a party for the Team Boss Arena and players can't be pushed onto it.

 Players will no longer draw the same monster on multiple bounty windows.

Flippers are now a consumable item. Once used, you are permanently able to walk on water and no longer need to swap boots.

 Elixirs no longer remove slow from CTF event.

Sigil Dungeon ores will now drop a raw material, instead of 1 of each type. This won't affect the total amount of ores. You can clean this raw ore up into an of your choice at the Blacksmithing station. Requires 80 backsmithing + crafting costs. To further refine the special ore Aaron will craft your pieces as usual on Minerva's Isle.  

 Removed level requirements of weapons.

 Wild bosses cooldown is now 10 minutes instead of 15.

 Wild bosses kill count to enter the portal is now 20 instead of 30.

 Wild bosses total kill count for portal spawn is now 200 instead of 150.

Navy Captains will now counts for the ship captain task from the NPC Arani the Infiltrator, while completing the mission.

All nomads now counts towards master taskmaster and Steve the Addonner, Kill count increased from 115 to 175.

Bonebeast task has been removed from the Monster Hunter NPC.

 The following creatures have had their ranges reduced to 3: Forgotten Spearman, Forgotten Shaman, Cyclops Spellmaster, Helm Spellmaster, Forgotten Wizard, Treasure Coves Ranger, Angel Ranger, Angel Monarch, Demon Warlock, War Scouts.

 Shirakan the Bloodprince has been removed, it was an old and unused NPC.

 Celestial equipments now have a new sprite.

 The stats window will properly show the correct value for the stats. These were reduced a couple era's ago with the addition of the spell revamp but the window wasn't changed back then. 

 Strength stat will now yield 0.33 instead of 0.22 per point.

 Haste will be adjusted to grant a bonus for certain vocations. More info coming in balance notes. 

 Changed the Polishing, Repolishing, and Shining oil colors to make them look less similar to each other.

 If you do not belong to the guild that owns the guild hall, you cannot go to that gathering area, even if invited inside the hall.

 Blacksmithing stones breakdown now requires profession level, scaling depending on the power of the stone. Recipes are available at Blacksmithing under the city depot.

 

Map Changes



While working on the Layering System, we were revamping old maps to make them better in many ways including buffing profession nodes and spawn sizes or map shapes. Since the last Dracona era until now, the revamped or changed maps are:
Added a free duplicated Voids spawn.

Venomous widow  

Metal Gargoyle

Deadstone / Otherworlds inner book seal areas

Duel arena

Enflamed lords

Cliff striders

Nomads

Hidden Asura Temple

Samurai Swamp

Wasteland

Corrupted Cave

Ninja Monastery

Dragonlings

Draptors  

Exileds

Base of Olympus  

Ogre Spawn

Rumrunner Bay

Blackridge

Treasure Cove

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Leviathans  

Death Reapers  

Gargantoise  

Voids

Lurking Cave spiders

Giant spiders

Guskos

Cave Behemoths

Forsaken dragon spawn expansion (This made one of the Nomad and one of the Hellflayer spawns need to have their position adjusted on our world map. So you may notice some mini-map over writing on your first exploration)




Wargates Changes

 

The damage over time on corridors will now hit every 15 seconds instead of 10.

EXP from wargates has been reworked and the numbers will change based on your level. However a full clear of monsters will give you around 10 levels if pre-awakened, and 2 levels if awakened no matter what without experience boosts.

The wargates drop rate chance has been changed, as we added a new mechanic that makes your drop chance increase every minute it is out of cooldown. This will not only let you drop them more often it will increase along with the already implemented global system that scales the drop chance when a challenger is needed. This should result largely in more gates over all for actively hunting players regardless of their power. 

Wargates will stop searching for a challenger if more than 50% of the monsters have been killed already without 2 players.  

 


Gustavo's Shop

Team Boss Arena cooldown token cost has increased from 300 WC to 1000 wargates currency, and it's cooldown is now 7 days.

Team Boss Arena gathering reduction token cost has increased from 50  to 150 wargates currency, and capped at 5 max.

Sigil equipment transfer cost increased from 250 to 500 wargates currency.

T3 Soul runes have been removed from the shop.

Ramparts cooldown reset token cost increased from 300 to 500 wargates currency.

Warcry spell token cost has been increased from 800 to 1000 wargates currency, you still require 3 to unlock all stages of the spell.

Added back the 6th spell unlock token for 1000 wargates currency

Other items may be added in the near future

 

Bug Fixes

We added quite a few in when Layering went live, however sometimes we need to wait until a new era for certain reasons.

Fixed a bug where Mimic Scrolls would not properly remove the soulbound from equipment in certain situations.

Hellflayers have had their loot, experience and essence's nerfed by 50%. This was intended to happen this past launch like it did respectively on Ildar, and was left out on accident.  

 

 

Cosmetic Race Rewards

 

Due to the anticipation of layering allowing us to host many more of you wonderful players and all your friends! We have slightly increased race rewards this time around to accommodate us starting with 2 worlds!

 

First 20 Players to 300 AP

Arcane Rambler - T4 HP/MP

 

First 30 Players to 200 AP

Tanned Swiftstrider - T3 Skills

 

First 225 Players to 150 AP

Guidon Bearer - T3 HP/MP

 

First 35 Players to Slay Hades

Bloodforged Warhorse - T4 HP/MP & Skills

 

First 60 Players to Awakening Level 1500

Choice of Dragonair or Shiny Dragonair Companion (+5 all Stats)  

(They don't stack)

 

Obtain 500 AP by end of the season (Unlimited)

Pink Moth - T4 Skills

 

ArchPass Rewards

 

Level 50 ArchPass Mount Cosmetic 

Temple Keeper - T3 HP/MP

 

Level 100 ArchPass Outfit Cosmetic   

Temple Master T3 Skills