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2017.09.28 patch notes | kTERA

1. Guardian Mission

Added new field content ‘Guardian Mission’

  • Is a special mission in Open World
  • Guardian Mission spawn/despawn in order on a 24 hr basis
  • Can be completed without forming a party or raid
  • Can participate at any time once the missions starts
  • Monster stats auto adjust in real-time depending on the number of participants
  • Graphics option auto adjusts depending on the player environment

Added 'Guardian Mission mode’ toggle on World Map UI

  • Activating 'Guardian Mission mode’ displays 'Guardian Mission icon’ on World Map UI
  • Can teleport to mission location by clicking the 'Guardian Mission icon’

Added 'Arborean Guardian Point’

  • Displays 'Arborean Guardian Point UI’ on the right while proceeding with a Guardian Mission
  • When not participating, 'Guardian Mission mode toggle’ on World Map UI will display it on the the bottom right
  • Depending on how well you complete the mission will reflect how many Arborean Guardian Points will be rewarded
    • Combat : Damage dealt to monster will reward Point
    • Mini-game : Being in the correct area at specific times will reward Point
  • Rewards can be exchanged with Arborean Guardian Point up to 20 times per character per day, and points earned and rewards earned resets at 7am
    • Earned points remain until rewards earned reset
  • Necessary enchanting materials can be purchased with new Credit acquired from Guardian Mission
    • Guardian Credit Merchant is located at Valkyon Federation Headquarters

2. Skill and balance adjustment

Slayer

  • New passive : Propulsion
    • Auto obtain without cost
    • Level requirement : Level 16
    • Decrease cooldown of Eviscerate after Measured Slice by 1.5 seconds
    • Decrease cooldown of Whirlwind after Measured Slice by 1.5 seconds
    • Decrease cooldown of Overhand Strike after Whirlwind by 2 seconds
    • Decrease cooldown of Ultimate Overhand Strike after Whirlwind by 2 seconds
  • New Talent : Crit - Whirlwind
    • Increase crit factor for 3 seconds after 2 successful hits
  • New talent : Speed - Whirlwind
    • Increase casting speed
  • New talent : Power - Eviscerate
    • Increase crit power upon critting
  • Removed Propulsed [Whirlwind] talent
    • Points will be returned
  • Removed Reload [Whirlwind] talent
    • Points will be returned
  • Removed Propulsed [Eviscerate] talent
    • Points will be returned

Priest

  • Increased skill damage to BAMs by 20%
  • Focus Heal
    • Increased range of lockon
  • Energy Stars
    • Added 5% cooldown reduction to effect

Mystic

  • Increased skill damage to BAMs by 20%
  • Fixed issue where talent and power glyph for summoning Thrall of Vengeance and Thrall of Wrath did not stack
  • Titanic Favor
    • Fixed issue where lockon distance was excessively large
  • Arun’s Cleansing
    • Fixed issue where lockon distance was excessively large
  • Vow of Rebirth
    • Changed Vow of Rebirth effect from 20 minutes to 5 minutes
    • Changed Glyph of Energy cooldown reduction effect from 40% to 30%
    • Changed talent-related cooldown reset effect from 6-20% to 3-10%

Brawler

  • Jackhammer
    • Changed endurance debuff effect per 1 stack from 1% to 1.5%
  • Counter
    • Changed Powerlinked Counter effect which activates at 60% rate to 25% skill damage Increase

Warrior

  • Rain of Blows
    • Changed final hit to stack at once during Deadly Gamble
  • Blade Draw
    • Changed edge to stack once on first hit, and once on second hit during Deadly Gamble
    • Changed edge to stack twice on first hit, and twice on second hit when Glyph of Advantage is set

3. Dungeon

Distributed dungeon rewards more evenly

  • Thaumetal Refinery
    • Decreased Arborean Golden Crystal drop amount
    • Added Arborean Silver Crystal (redistributed from Kalivan’s Dreadnaught)
    • Slightly increased Mid-tier Arch Devan Potion drop amount
    • Significantly increased Distilled Liquid Mana drop amount
  • Lilith’s Keep
    • Added Arborean Golden Crystal drop (redistributed from Thaumetal Refinery)
    • Added Arborean Silver Crystal drop (redistributed from Kalivan’s Dreadnaught)
    • Slightly decreased Refined Arch Devan Ore drop amount
    • Removed Mid-tier Arch Devan Potion drop
  • Kalivan’s Dreadnaught
    • Added Arborean Golden Crystal drop (redistributed from Thaumetal Refinery)
    • Decreased Arborean Silver Crystal drop amount
    • Slightly decreased Refined Arch Devan Ore drop amount
    • Slightly increased Mid-tier Arch Devan Potion drop amount
  • Kalivan’s Challenge
    • Decreased Arborean Golden Crystal drop amount
    • Added Arborean Silver Crystal drop (redistributed from Ravenous Gorge)
    • Significantly increased Low-tier Arch Devan Potion drop amount
    • Significantly increased Ordinary Ore Fragment drop amount
  • Ravenous Gorge
    • Added Arborean Golden Crystal drop (redistributed from Kalivan’s Challenge)
    • Decreased Arborean Silver Crystal drop amount
    • Decreased Ordinary Wood drop amount
    • Significantly increased Low-tier Arch Devan Potion drop amount
  • Shattered Fleet
    • Added Arborean Golden Crystal drop (redistributed from Kalivan’s Challenge)
    • Added Arborean Silver Crystal drop (redistributed from Ravenous Gorge)
    • Decreased Ordinary Wood drop amount
    • Removed Low-tier Arch Devan Potion drop
    • Increased Ordinary Ore Fragment drop amount

4. Item

  • Some comment

5. Party/raid

Revised vote kick method

  • Changed from counting only online players to counting all players in the party
    • Offline users and players who have not loaded into Battleground (Dungeon) are counted as 'agreed’

6. Quest

  • Added 3 Guardian Mission related quests
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    • (Quest name)
  • Revised certain mission quest items to be discard-able
    • The following quests are Revised
      • From the Mouths of Scions
      • Some Gave All
      • A Manor Invasion
      • Ritual of Solace
    • Discarded quest items can be reobtained through [re-obtain] function
    • [re-obtain] function does not give quest item already in possession

7. Style shop

  • kTERA comment

Bug fixes

Level progression

  • Fixed issue where Vanguard Initiative quests rewarded useless enchanting materials

Dungeon

  • Fixed issue in 1st boss of RK-9 Kennel where players would deviate from the map when jumping
  • Fixed issue in 3rd boss of RK-9 Kennel (hard) where players occasionally could not damage after successfully mediating shield/part removal mechanic

UI

  • Some comment
  • Some comment

Civil Unrest

  • Fixed issue where being teleported after entering the area would result in leaving the area and not distribute reward

Skill

  • Mystic : Fixed issue where tooltip did not display correctly for Thrall of Wrath