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Messages in topic: EverQuest Patch 9-Jun-2010

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Register: 1/27/04
Posted: 6/9/10 1:15 PM

      • Highlights ***
  • A new set of Hot Zones are available. See Franklin Teek in the Plane of Knowledge for details.
  • DPS mercenaries are now available. See your favorite mercenary liaison and pick up a "Melee Damage" type which uses physical attacks or a "Damage Caster" type which will cast spells from range.

      • Items ***
  • Lowered prices of Augmentation Distillers from Class VI to Class XX.
  • Items in Tier 7+ mission chests can now be sold for Brellium tokens.
  • Pulsating Crystallized Cosgrove Shards can now be bought and sold for Brellium tokens, but brilliant shards can only be purchased in the Shining City.
  • Added a recast group to The Magic Lute's effect.
  • Improved the Agreable Alleviation effects on Scepter of Creation, Battle Staff of Torment and Whisperwind, Kertrasia's Voice.
  • Set a hate override for Brell's Blessed Soothing Wave and Brell's Sacred Soothing Wave.
  • Increased the mana return on Brell's Blessed Invigorating Relief and Brell's Sacred Invigorating Relief.

      • Tradeskills ***
  • Lowered the trivial for the Wood Panels and Ornate Trim recipes used in the quest 'I Hope You Can Hear This'.

      • Quests & Events ***
  • Changed where the reward chest for Bonfire of the Adherents spawns so that it will no longer interfere with other peoples' chests.
  • The chest given out when completing the Bonfire of the Adherents mission in Lichencreep will disappear (with warnings) if not opened after fifteen minutes.
  • Removed the silver tokens rewarded from the quest 'In The Face of Danger' and added them to the quest 'Goos Gone Wild'.
  • Unburrowing - Fixed an error that reduced the hit points of npcs in the early waves of the event.

      • Spells ***
  • Second, Third, and Fourth Wind have been moved to a less-conflicting timer.
  • Twincast should once again work properly on spells with recourses.
  • Bard - Increased the range on Voice of the Mindshear to 75.
  • Bard - Increased the effect radius of the Lively Crescendo line to 300.
  • Bard - Raised instrument effectiveness caps on higher ranks of the SoF and SoD Chant songs.
  • Bard - Increased the number of charges on Arcane Arietta and Arcane Anthem to 4.
  • Enchanter - Compliant Lurch is now located under the Utility Detrimental - Movement right click spell menu.
  • Enchanter - Increased the proc limit on all ranks of the Mana Resurgence Aura to 6.
  • Necromancer - Corrected an issue with Bestow Undeath Rk. III that was not allowing it to proc on detrimental spells.
  • Paladin - Reduced the cast time and global cooldown of Devout Cleansing.
  • Paladin - Increased the healing component of Splash of Sanctification by 10 percent.
  • Paladin - Splash of Sanctification has been converted to a more conventional cure. While it is no longer guaranteed to cure a detrimental effect, it can cure more than one effect at once now. It should no longer remove effects such as Cascading Rage.
  • Ranger - Flusterbolt has been changed to allow for a more effective memblur effect.
  • Shaman - Shortened cast time and increased recast time on Severilous' Spear of Venom and Ice Sheet.
  • Warrior - Reduced the cost for Lionhearted Rally-Cry Rk II and Rk III to match the first rank. Further changes may be coming for this ability.
  • Wizard - Harvest spells have been changed to an instant mana gain with a 12-second cast time and a slightly longer global cooldown.
  • Wizard - The Self-Immolation spell will only backfire once per cast, and will not reflect back if all targets resist the spell.

      • NPC ***
  • The Ash Golem's Rain of Ash ability in Lichen Creep should no longer cause other NPCs to aggro.
  • The Mistress of Pain in Convorteum will not cast her Soulscream ability as often.
  • Fixed an issue with The Collector's spell timer in Convorteum. He will no longer continually cast Burst of Unlife.

      • AA ***
  • Fixed an issue that could cause those under Fade effects to appear invisible to other PCs after becoming visible to NPCs.
  • Bard - Furious Refrain is now available to train at level 59, giving increased riposte chance on incoming damage as well as protecting the bard from enrage damage.
  • Beastlord - Reduced the chance for Chameleon Strike to be resisted.
  • Berserker - Frenzied Defense now has the ability to protect against enrage damage.
  • Berserker/Warrior - Renamed Furious Rampage to Hastened Rampage to remain consistent with other abilities of the same type.
  • Monk - Return Kick now has the ability to protect against enrage damage.
  • Shadowknight - Moved the timer for Hate's Attraction so it no longer conflicts with Summon Companion.
  • Shadowknight - Death's Effigy will now correctly cause NPCs to forget about you.

      • Miscellaneous ***
  • DPS mercenaries are now available. See your favorite mercenary liaison and pick up a "Melee Damage" type which uses physical attacks or a "Damage Caster" type which will cast spells from range.
  • Fixed an issue causing some mercenaries to not accept Bayle Marks.
  • Fixed a potential zone crash caused by some right-click item scripts.
  • The "auto-hater" state for the extended target window should now save and load properly.
  • New Hot Zones are available:
  • - The Lavastorm Mountains
  • - Blightfire Moors
  • - Firiona Vie
  • - The Gulf of Gunthak
  • - Goru`Kar Mesa
  • - Natimbi, the Broken Shores
  • - The Broodlands
  • - The Bloodfields
  • - The Barren Coast
  • - Arcstone, Isle of Spirits
  • - The Elddar Forest
  • - The Loping Plains
  • - Old Blackburrow