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QUESTS - Adventure Signature Line
  • Elements of Destruction: Pursuit of Justice - Meditating is now more intuitive for groups.
  • Elements of Destruction: Pursuit of Justice - Meditating in Myrist no longer forces you to dismount.
  • Elements of Destruction: Pursuit of Justice - Bookworm is no longer ridiculously strong or casting AoE spells on innocent bystanders.
  • Elements of Destruction: Starpyre's Flames - The Silver Runes of Obeisance are now only known as Runes of Obeisance.
  • Elements of Destruction: Starpyre's Flames - Gathering the hypostatic oil and the silver runes of obeisance are now a group update.
  • Elements of Destruction: Starpyre's Flames - Placed runes are now visible.
  • Elements of Destruction: Layers of Order - Cleansing the Thudos Corestone is now possible!
  • Elements of Destruction: Layers of Order - A tectonic fragment now drops for each group member on the quest.
  • Elements of Destruction: Layers of Order - Some bosses now have a much greater chance to drop tectonic fragments for players on this quest.
  • Elements of Destruction: Waves of Order - An onzolan crystal now drops for each group member on the quest.
  • Elements of Destruction: Gusts of Order - An ephemeral gust now drops for each group member on the quest.
  • Elements of Destruction: Gusts of Order - Some bosses now have a much greater chance to drop ephemeral gusts for players on this quest.
  • Elements of Destruction: _ of Order - The purified conflagrations are no longer clickable since they had no reason to be.
  • Elements of Destruction: Pure Adventure - The foreign elementals in Doomfire and Eryslai are more obvious now.
  • Elements of Destruction: Pure Adventure - One can now restart the icecrete fight even after the zone has reset, or rejoin the icecrete fight even after they have left the zone.
  • Elements of Destruction: Planes of Disorder - One can now restart the Najena fight even after the zone has reset, or rejoin the Najena fight even after they have left the zone.
  • Elements of Destruction: Face the Chaos - "Eye of the Vegerog" is a new reward option for priests and mages. "Inferno, the Pyreiron Poker" is now a secondary equipment slot item.
  • Elements of Destruction: Face the Chaos - Will now grant Epic 2.0 spell rewards if you had not previously earned them.
QUESTS - Myrist
  • Desk Job - Quest now requires players to be level 110 or above, as intended.
  • Desk Job - You can no longer attempt to gather a newly pressed paper if you are fighting a Wild Gardening book.
  • Conservation of Planar Energy - Entering the Soulbound Chamber will now properly update your quest, no matter what zone you travel from.
  • The Planes of Power collection - Coin and book reward is now given at collection completion, if you do not already have it.
  • Dusty Book - Can no longer be gathered if you already have "The Planes of Power" book.
  • Deadtime Stories of Bertoxxulous collection - Coin and book reward is now given at collection completion, if you do not already have it.
  • Deadtime Stories of Bertoxxulous - The book can no longer be gathered if you already have it.
  • Judging by the Cover - Binding Decayed Books are more plentiful now.
  • Fun Cubed - Petri cube locations respawn much faster now!
  • Fun Cubed - Placing the petri cubes is now a group update.
  • Desired Knowledge - Only Zebuxoruk's shrine will now update this quest now, as intended.
  • Paging for Help - Newly Written Book Pages are easier to find now.
  • Dark Power Desires - Quest update icon is properly associated with the Maladjusted Codex now.

QUESTS - Doomfire
  • Out of the Frying Pan... - Arcane Tome Paper is now provided by Cody when the quest is granted, as intended.
  • Fuel to the Fire: A Chunk of Carbon - Quest is now marked as repeatable.
  • Fuel to the Fire: A Chunk of Carbon - Quest journal now provides the name of the quest target required.
  • Fuel to the Fire: Dark Gaseous Fuel - Quest journal now provides the name of the quest target required.
  • Fuel to the Fire: A Laminar Flame - Quest is now marked as repeatable.
  • Fuel to the Fire: A Laminar Flame - Fiery spirits will now properly update the quest, and the journal now correctly identifies the creature name.
  • Fuel to the Fire: A Turbulent Flame - Quest is now marked as repeatable.
  • Fuel to the Fire: Gaseous Carbon - Quest is now marked as repeatable.
  • Fuel to the Fire: A Glowing Ember - Quest is now marked as repeatable.

QUESTS - Vegarlson
  • Fight the Wood Fight - Rathe Blessed Urns are now easier to see.
  • The Origins of Dirt: Earthen Chalk - Sepulcher muddites will now properly update the quest.
  • The Origins of Dirt: Energy-Rich Lipids - Detrius Mulchers will now properly update the quest.

QUESTS - Detroxxulous
  • It's Not Easy Being Gangrene - Gangrenous Suit can still be canceled, but now only lasts for 30 minutes maximum or upon quest completion, whichever comes first.
  • It's Not Easy Being Gangrene - Unholy scrolls should be easier to find now.
  • It's Not Easy Being Gangrene - Gathering fetid bones is now a group update.
  • It's Not Easy Being Gangrene - Fetid bones are now easier to see.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Tasty Clot Water Leeches can now be gathered if you need more to feed the bubonians.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Tasty Clot Water Leeches are now linked with the quest.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Tasty Clot Water Leeches can no longer be picked up after they've successfully been fed to a bubonian.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - A bubonian Runecarver is no longer hungry for leeches.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Dead bubonians are no longer hungry for leeches.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Bubonians who have already eaten a leech are no longer hungry for another one.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Bubonians who have stopped fighting will now be hungry for leeches.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Gathering bubonian skin is now a group update.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Gathering bubonian skin is now easier.
  • Pathosis Less Traveled - Only the player who fed the bubonian is allowed to gather its skin now.

QUESTS - Eryslai
  • The Air Apparent - Servitors of air and greater servitors of air have a higher chance at spawning air scintilla. Messages have been added when it does not drop.
  • The Air Apparent - Servitors of air and greater servitors of air now have a quest target icon.
  • The Air Apparent - Quest is now named "The Air Necessities" to remove confusion with other quests.
  • The Air Necessities - The number of air scintilla needed to prove yourself has been reduced.
  • All the Flight Moves - Gathering aethersteel keys is now a group update.
  • Between a Flock and a Hard Place - Quest journal text has been corrected.
  • An Air Apparent: A Fragment of Solidified Lightning - Quest is now marked as repeatable.
  • An Air Apparent: A Stratus Cloud - Quest is now marked as repeatable.
  • An Air Apparent: A Cirrus Cloud - Quest is now marked as repeatable.
  • An Air Apparent: A Fractus Cloud - Defeating Prismatic Recluse spiders will now properly update the quest.

QUESTS - Public Quests
  • Public Quests have been added to the outdoor planes of Eryslai, Kingdom of Wind, Detroxxulous, the Plaguelands, Vegarlson, the Earthen Badlands, and Doomfire, the Burning Lands. Each zone has up two public quests to participate in.
  • Tumri Ston, the Quintessence Curator will now sell rewards for Elemental Quintessence in Myrist.

QUESTS - Missions
  • Heroic, solo and weekly dungeon and outdoor named missions are available from the researches within Myrist, the Great Library's Elemental Portal Gallery.
  • Dr. Arcana has returned and is in need of more specimens! He can be found wandering near the entrances of Eryslai, Kingdom of Wind, Detroxxulous, the Plaguelands, Vegarlson, the Earthen Badlands, and Doomfire, the Burning Lands, and offers hourly missions for each of these outdoor planes.
  • Missions now properly rotate.
  • Overland missions rewards have been updated to grant Chaos Descending currencies, currency amounts, and mission crates.
  • Solo dungeon missions rewards have been updated to grant Chaos Descending currencies, currency amounts, and mission crates.
  • Tier one and Tier two Heroic and Event Heroic dungeon missions rewards have been updated to grant Chaos Descending currencies, currency amounts, and mission crates.
  • Tier one, Tier two and Tier three Raid missions rewards have been updated to grant Chaos Descending currencies, currency amounts, and mission crates.
  • Harvesting missions for the Elemental Planes will now be offered by your guild harvesters after completing The Scrivener's Tale.

COLLECTIONS
  • Added a predicate system that will prevent adding the collection piece if the character does not meet a minimum level or expansion.
  • Item rewards have now been added to Chaos Descending collections.
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ZONES - Myrist, the Great Library
  • A tradeskill fuel merchant, a rush order giver, and a work order giver have been added to the Crafters' Gallery.
  • An adorning trainer, a tinkering trainer, an adorning and tinkering daily task giver, and an adorning and tinkering merchant have been added to the Smiths' Gallery.
  • An armor merchant, an unlocked armor merchant, a status merchant, and a heroic treasures merchant have now been relocated to the Merchants' Gallery.
  • A mender has been relocated to the Services' Gallery.
  • The forge tradeskill station has been moved to the Smiths' Gallery.
  • A portal has been added to Myrist that will take you between different instances of the zone.
  • Myrist lift will automatically return to the Main floor after a few seconds.
  • Added a portal to the Soulbound Chamber
ZONES - General Heroic zone updates
  • Heroic boss hitpoints have been reduced by 25%.
  • All Tier 1 barrage abilities are now called Chaotic Barrage I.
  • All Tier 2 barrage abilities are now called Chaotic Barrage II.
  • Chaotic Barrage now applies to up to 3 players in Tier 1, and up to 4 players in Tier 2.
  • If Bulwark of Order is not present on anyone affected by a barrage ability, that player is now stunned for up to 4 seconds in Tier 1, and 6 seconds in Tier 2.
  • There is now a uniform message across all heroic zone bosses when they prepare to cast their barrage abilities.
ZONES - Eryslai: The Bixel Hive
  • All reported stuck shiny locations should now be fixed.
  • The Pollen Launcher no longer overshoots you if you have featherfall.
  • Mobs no longer have a 2000 meter leash.
  • Collision below the Windglades has been updated. You should now properly fall to your death. (This is an art update, so may not reach beta for a couple more days.)
  • There is now a limit to the number of mist spren that can be spawned at once during the encounter with The Matron of Mists.
  • Anzarion no longer paths around the Windglades. He now spawns near the Pollen Launcher and wanders near it.
  • Anzarion's adds now properly reset upon his defeat.
  • Updated Anzarion's lightning effect warning to alleviate any confusion.
  • Bzzkill's honeymonger stormriders now change their names to "a docile stormrider" and become unattackable after defeating their former owner.
  • Aurorax's bodyguards have few hitpoints.
  • Aurorax no longer drains mana in the solo version of her encounter.
ZONES - Eryslai: The Midnight Aerie
  • All reported stuck shiny locations should now be fixed.
  • Aelero Skywing now flies to the ground after Velos Skywing is defeated.
  • There is now a rainbow-colored message after defeating a mistral wilder encounter hinting at the approximate location of the Spectrum Generators, as well as a rainbow-colored spotlight showing the exact location of the Spectrum Generators after defeating all mistral wilder encounters.
  • The teleporters to and from The Perfect Storm POI are now easier to see.
  • Reduced the power drain when coming into contact with the cyclones during the encounter with Prosperon the Tempest.
  • Reduced the number of cyclones that spawn during the encounter with Prosperon the Tempest.
  • Sterek Swiftwind's eggs should now reappear when re-entering the zone.
  • The exit portal now appears after defeating Sterek Swiftwind.
ZONES - Eryslai: Trials of Air
  • All reported stuck shiny locations should now be fixed.
  • There are less adds during each timed trial.
  • Adds respawn far less often during each boss encounter.
  • Standing on the circular grates to bring up the barriers of flame no longer knocks you back, but will still drain health.
ZONES - Vegarlson: Ruins of Rathe
  • All reported stuck shiny locations should now be fixed.
  • The waters no longer kill on first contact. You now have a 6 second warning before talking to the hand.
  • A Stone Rune of Thudos has been added to the tower just beyond the entrance. When defeated, this allows the remaining Stones of Thudos to be destroyed.
  • Living stones have been moved closer inland, and now give messaging when defeated as to their overall purpose.
  • More specific messaging is now displayed after defeating Glimmerstone as to the whereabouts of the next boss.
  • Slurpgaloop now summons the entire group after he ports to another location along the Korascian Slopes.
  • Emerald clusters within The Forest Barrens are now destroyed after a single use, and can be destroyed without being interrupted.
  • Emerald dust no longer heals so much of Heaper's health. In solo, his healing buff can be removed through any number of detrimental state effects, as well as dispels.
  • Relocated a couple of detritus mulchers that got stuck within a tree trunk.
  • More muddite lurchers have been added to The Muddy Lagoon.
  • The forest roots during the encounter with Koni Ferus and Pete Bog can now be targeted.
  • The healing rate of Koni Ferus/Pete Bog has been lowered, as well as the heal amount.
ZONES - Vegarlson: Council's Stronghold
  • All reported stuck shiny locations should now be fixed.
  • There should no longer be any gaps or spaces in the floors of each level of the pyramid.
  • Trees and planters should now appear within the Ancient Grove. (Art update, so may not be in for another day or two.)
  • The waters no longer kill on first contact. You now have a 6 second warning before talking to the hand.
  • Stones of Thudos can now be attacked and destroyed.
  • More clues have been added to the first two puzzle rooms.
  • You are now required to restart the Gravel Path puzzle if you select the wrong door and die.
  • You'll do a little hop when feeding the hungry snails. This should help keep you on them when they change into racing snails.
  • There is now an extra racing snail and a cursed guard on the 3rd floor of the pyramid (The Earthen Way) to gain access to the floating islands down to Solum Isle.
  • The stone guard's stone effect should now be visible from far away.
  • A wildfire no longer has extra buff packages.
  • A stormstone lumberer no longer falls through the floating islands.
  • All floating islands should have full collision and be viewable at all distances.
  • Featherfall no longer works in this zone, and you no longer take falling damage.
  • Moved the revive location for each floor out of the hallways to avoid environment…disappearances.
ZONES - Vegarlson: The Terrene Rift
  • All reported stuck shiny locations should now be fixed.
  • Temple foliage and most terrak mudflappers no longer respawn. (Only the 4 terrak mudlfappers surrounding Mudmartigan can respawn.)
  • The 4 main stairs on each side of the temple are now easier to traverse. No more jumping!
  • Steps have been added around each corner of the temple pyramid to help with traversal up and down the pyramid. (Art update, so may not reach beta for a couple more days.)
ZONES - Ward of Chaos Elements
  • Entry spawn location has been moved slightly away from the exit portal to prevent accidental exits.
  • Parts required to defeat each boss are now returned upon re-entering the zone if they were previously obtained.
ZONES - The Plane of Justice: Eternal Prisons
  • Instance is now committed upon items gathered or doors opened.
  • Balgros is no longer ridiculously strong.
  • Gathering items in zone now results in messages.
  • carbonite cell key - A replacement can be found in zone if lost.
  • mithril cell key - A replacement can be found in zone if lost.
  • justicarium cell key - Item is now No-Zone. A replacement can be found in zone if lost.
  • feyiron cell key - Item is now No-Zone. A replacement can be found in zone if lost.
  • a Sentry of Justice is no longer immune and will attack invaders.
  • Crafting Planar webbed Shackles progress time required has been reduced.
ZONES - Bellengere's Dark Spire
  • Fathad Zastim is no longer ridiculously strong.
ZONES - Doomfire: the Enkindled Towers
  • Greatly reduced over outgoing damage.
  • Greatly reduced mana drains from bosses.
  • Removed leashes from Kreigor, Morgelon and Moracar the Fiend.
  • Fixed an issue with the portal not always showing from the end of Pyrefist fight.
  • Lowered heal amount on Ra-Sekjet, the Molten encounter that he would heal his adds. [Solo]
  • Port destinations for Ra-sekjet encounter has been changed to no longer drop you through geometry.
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ZONES - Doomfire: Elements of Rage
  • Greatly reduced over outgoing damage.
  • Greatly reduced mana drains from bosses.
  • Removed some of the complexity from the Daedalus the Sunbird encounter [Solo]
  • Removed curses from Firemonger Rosnarga encounter. [Solo]
  • Lowered HP on many basepop encounters. [Solo]
  • Fixed an issue where zone geometry was missing.

ZONES - Doomfire: Vengeance of Ro
  • Greatly reduced over outgoing damage.
  • Greatly reduced mana drains from bosses.

ZONES - Awuidor: the Nebulous Deep
  • Greatly reduced over outgoing damage.
  • Greatly reduced mana drains from bosses.
  • Added multiple earned respawns to assist progression,
  • Lower HP on many base pop encounters. [Solo]
  • Lower damage on Claws of Aegaeon.
  • Lowered life tap on Aegaeon’s AOE.
  • Removed some of the complexity on the Aegaeon fight. [Solo]

ZONES - Awuidor: Marr’s Ascent
  • Greatly reduced over outgoing damage.
  • Greatly reduced mana drains from bosses.
  • Remove Mez from Ray of Fear. [Solo]
  • Fixed an issue causing revive in another zone.
  • Lowered Mana drain on Shield of E’ci.
  • Lowered HP on many base pop encounters. [Solo]
  • Lowered mana drain on Song of Ice.
  • Lowered mana drain on Frozen Beyond.
  • Removed some of the complexity from the Tethys All-Mother fight

ZONES - Awuidor: The Veiled Precipice
  • Greatly reduced over outgoing damage.
  • Greatly reduced mana drains from bosses.

ZONES - Deepwater Retreat
  • You may now fl...er, swim? Bah, you can now use mounts to travel in the empty spaces found between solid objects in the Deepwater Retreat.
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ITEMS
  • Updated Ambar the Armor Merchant and Radek the Unlocked Armor Merchants to allow purchasing of armor on Beta. Armor purchased on beta will not grant account flags that translate to live servers.
  • All mount gear recipes have been placed on Oliver, the tradeskill beta merchant for testing.
  • Updated rewards sold by Rayburn Franchot the Status Merchant in Myrist.
  • Added green adornments to drop tables.
  • Added automatically applied adornments to the starter gear found within Tishan's Lockbox.
  • Increased the resolve granted by Planar Ethereal Breastplate, Planar Ethereal Pauldrons, and Crown of Hatred.
  • Dropped Quests from the 4 outdoor zones now have rewards added.
TRADESKILLS
  • Most Chaos Descending gear should now able to be transmuted or salvaged.
  • Refining will once again increase the potency of an item.
  • Refining will once again increase the Crit Bonus of an item.
  • Refining will now increase the Crit Bonus overcap of an item.
  • Experimentation will now increase the Crit Bonus overcap of an item.
  • Added Tinkering Recipes.
  • Added Provisioner Recipes.
  • Added Alchemist Recipes, most final products have not yet been updated.
  • Added Sage Recipes.
  • Added Adorner Recipes, several adornment final products are still awaiting updates.
  • Added the Tinkered Celestial Energy Inverter to tinkering recipebooks, this consumable may be used to dispell your target.
  • Transmuting Distillations, Volume 12 has been added to merchants.
  • Transmuting Dilutions, Volume 12 has been added to merchants.
  • The Obulus Frontier Garden will now grant an option to collect Planes of Prophecy or Chaos Descending harvests when used.
ABILITIES - General
  • Reduced the damage of all ascension combo strikes.
  • Kicked the Blistering Waste spell file to try to force the beta server to accept that it is a thing.
  • Fount of Power will now be added to anyone that zones into Myrist.
  • Fount of Power is no longer a group spell, and will directly update the players mercenary and pets.
  • Reduced the recast time of Balanced to 30 seconds.
  • Balanced Synergy will grant increased bonuses for those that have completed the achievement Vanquishing the Chaos Descending.
  • Players will now receive an increase to Hit Points as they level from 101 to 110.
ABILITIES - Warrior
  • Removed Disarm immunity from Unshakable Grip
ABILITIES - Ranger
  • Increased the triggered reuse on Makeshift Arrows to 4-6 seconds.
ABILITIES - Bard
  • Fortissimo will now increase Crit Bonus if the caster is above level 100.
  • Don’t Kill the Messenger will increase Crit Bonus if the caster is above level 100.
  • Increased the Fervor granted by Dexterous Sonata
  • Enhance: Dexterous Sonata will increase Crit Bonus if the caster is above level 100.
ABILITIES - Dirge
  • Cacophany of Blades will increase Crit Bonus if the caster is above level 100.
  • Harl’s Rousing Tune will increase Crit Bonus if the caster is above level 100.
ABILITIES - Swashbuckler
  • Bladeweaver will increase Crit Bonus if the caster is above level 100.
  • Inspired Daring will increase Crit Bonus if the caster is above level 100.
  • Inspired Daring will now increase duration as the spell tier increases.
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