Patch Notes

61.03.01 Arsenal

October 10, 2017 (server updates begin at 7 a.m. PDT)

Gear | Miscellaneous Gear changes | Crafting | Dungeons | Eligibility and Rewards | Dungeon Adjustments | Battlegrounds | Class Balance | General Changes

Gear

New Gear

Arsenal brings TERA players a new-and-improved way to gear up for end-game play.

  • Added four new gear sets
    • Guardian (granted at level 65 from Fresh Arms—And Legs)
    • Twistshard (upgraded from Guardian)
    • Frostmetal (upgraded from Twistshard)
    • Stormcry (Upgraded from Frostmetal)
  • Returning Hero rewards for level 65 players now give Guardian gear.
  • To upgrade a piece of new gear, enchant it to its maximum bonus, then select the upgrade icon in inventory.
    • Guardian +6 upgrades to Twistshard +0.
    • Twistshard +9 upgrades to Frostmetal +0.
    • Frostmetal +9 upgrades to Stormcry +0.
    • Upgrading an item resets all enchantment effects and/or sets.
    • Upgrading an item removes any etchings.
  • Added four new accessory sets. Like belts, circlets, rings, earrings, and necklaces are not enchantable, and can be upgraded any time you have the materials.
    • Prospect
    • Bellum (upgraded from Prospect)
    • Daylight (upgraded from Bellum)
    • Entropy (upgraded from Daylight)
    • Upgrading accessories removes any etchings.
  • Added Item XP
    • Obtained by completing select Vanquard requests.
    • Applies to equipped Twistshard or higher gear and Bellum or higher accessories.
    • Item XP increases an item's enchanting or upgrade success chance.
  • Newly acquired or upgraded items are Enigmatic
    • Previous enchantment effects and sets are reset.
    • Players must select enchantment effects for Enigmatic items before the items are equipped.
    • Changing enchantment effects on an item after initial selection requires semi-enigmatic scrolls.
  • Added new enchanting materials
    • Items are used both for enchanting and upgrading items and accessories.
    • Obtained through dungeons, battlegrounds, world bosses, select quests, and Emblem shops.

Legacy Gear

  • Removed Masterworking and Awakening
    • Item tooltips now indicate whether an item can be enchanted to +12 or higher.
    • Any eligible item can be enchanted to +12 (or higher) with no restrictions.
  • Removed "same-item" enchanting option.
  • Removed tier designations from all items.
    • Items are no longer searchable by tier in the Trade Broker.
  • Gear no longer dismantles into feedstock, even if enchanted.
  • Tier 1–4 feedstock and alkahest still function to enchant items meant for level 1–64 play.
    • Produces bonuses up to +9
  • Tier 5–10 feedstock no longer functions.
      Can be combined into "higher" versions as before.
  • Tier 11 and Tier 12 feedstock no longer function.
    • Tier 11 feedstock can be combined into Tier 12 feedstock.
    • Tier 12 feedstock can be dismantled into Entropic Emblems.
    • Tier 11 Feedstock (Enchanting) and Tier 12 Feedstock (Enchanting) are available from the Entropic Emblem shop, and can be used to enchant Ambush, Behemoth, Misery, Deathwrack, and Oblit gear.
  • Tier 5–12 alkahest can be sold to merchants.
  • Masterwork Alkahest no longer functions.
    • Renamed to Depleted Masterwork Alkahest; can be dismantled into Entropic Emblems.
    • Tier 10 Masterwork Alkahest no longer functions; can be combined into Tier 11 Masterwork Alkahest.
    • Tier 11 and Tier 12 Masterwork Alkahest no longer function; can be dismantled into Entropic Emblems.
    • Masterwork Alkahest (Enchanting) is available in the Entropic Emblem Shop, and can be used to enchant Ambush, Behemoth, Misery, Deathwrack, and Oblit gear.
  • All other alkahest besides Godly Alkahest and Refined Godly Alkahest can be dismantled into Entropic Emblems.
    • Godly and Refined Godly Alkahest have no function, and should be discarded.
  • +12 or higher gear from the following sets can be upgraded to the new sets, based on enchantment bonus. The tooltip of a specific item details its upgrade possibilities.
    • Ambush
    • Behemoth
    • Misery
    • Deathwrack
    • Oblit
  • Resized Key/Lock and Boon/Bane accessories can be upgraded to the new accessory sets. The tooltip of a specific item details its upgrade possibilities.
  • The following items are no longer necessary for resetting enchantment effects or Masterworking, and have been retired. They can be dismantled into Entropic Emblems.
    • Master Enigmatic Scroll (all)
    • Common Enigmatic Scroll
    • Intricate Enigmatic Scroll
    • Blessed Enigmatic Scroll
    • Noble Enigmatic Scroll
    • Federation Enigmatic Scroll
    • Friendly Master Enigmatic Scroll
    • Spellbind (all)
  • The following crafting materials no longer function, and have been renamed. They can be dismantled into Entropic Emblems. New versions are available in the Entropic and Metamorphic Emblem shops:
    • Ominous Ore is now Depleted Ominous Ore.
    • Herpvein Powder is now Depleted Herpvein Powder.
    • Lakan's Scale is now Depleted Lakan's Scale.
    • War Keybadge is now Depleted War Keybadge.
    • Triumph Keybadge is now Depleted Triumph Keybadge.
  • The following crafting materials no longer function, and can be dismantled into Entropic Emblems:
    • Ancient Wish
    • Spellcatch Bijou
    • Goddess's Gemstone
    • Goddess's Tear
    • Quatrefoil Base
  • Adjusted strongboxes, loot boxes, and other reward chests to reflect this change in materials.

Miscellaneous Gear changes

  • Added enchantment effects designed to bolster solo play as a healer.
    • Changes ensure character eligibility for Vanguard requests.
  • Item tooltips have been simplified.
    • Removed obsolete information.
    • Impact/Balance adjustments are no longer displayed.
  • Removed enchanting bonus visual effects from most weapons.
    • The following gear sets retain colored glows from enchanting:
      • All avatar weapons
      • Twistshard
      • Frostmetal
      • Stormcry
    • Available colors have been spread out over enchanting bonuses 1–9.
  • Buddy Up rewards have changed to reflect the new enchant and upgrade system

Crafting

Alchemy

  • New designs added to craft and upgrade gems for use in enchanting and upgrading.
    • Gems retain their gold value.

Armorcrafting

  • Removed some designs.
  • Added designs to convert Silver Talents into higher grade materials.
    • Silver Talents, Silver Siglos, and Silver Plates are used to upgrade accessories.
      • Belts
      • Brooches
      • Circlets
      • Necklaces
      • Rings
      • Earrings
    • Silver Talents are obtained as drops, or through Emblem shops.

Weaponcrafting

  • Removed some designs.
  • Added designs to convert Silver Talents into higher grade materials.
    • Golden Talents, Golden Darics, and Golden Plates are used to upgrade weapons and armor.
    • Golden Talents are obtained as drops, or through Emblem shops.

Etching

  • Added new etchings for belts, rings, earrings, and necklaces.
  • Added new etching materials.

Dungeons

We've added three new dungeons to test out your newly enchanted and upgraded gear!

New Dungeons

  • Thaumetal Refinery
    • Located in Savage Reach, Val Oriyn
    • 5-person, level 65 dungeon
    • Item level 431 for Instance matching (recommended Twistshard or higher gear)
    • Players can enter twice per day (four times per day for Elite).
  • Thaumetal Refinery (Hard)
    • 5-person, level 65 dungeon
    • Item level 439 for Instance matching (recommended Frostmetal or higher gear)
    • Players can enter once per day (two times per day for Elite).
  • RK-9 Kennel
    • Located in Spring Valley, near the Amadjuak Trading Post
    • 5-person, level 65 dungeon
    • Item level 439 for Instance matching (recommended Frostmetal or higher gear)
    • Players can enter once per day (two times per day for Elite).

Eligibility and Rewards

With the new enchant and upgrade gear system, dungeon rewards have changed, as have the available level 65 dungeons.

  • The following dungeons have been removed from play:
    • Channelworks
    • The Abscess
    • Bathysmal Rise
    • Bathysmal Rise (Hard)
    • Demokron Factory
    • Velik's Hold
    • Velik's Hold (Hard)
    • Velik's Sanctuary
    • Velik's Sanctuary (Hard)
    • Demon's Wheel
    • Kalivan's Dreadnaught (Hard)
  • The following dungeons have been rebalanced and returned to play:
    • Ravenous Gorge (item level 412)
    • Shattered Fleet (item level 412)
    • Kalivan's Challenge (item level 412)
    • Kalivan's Dreadnaught (item level 431)
    • Lilith's Keep (item level 431)
    • Lilith's Keep (Hard) (item level 439)
    • Sky Cruiser Endeavor (item level 439)
  • Vanguard requests and achievements have been added for returning dungeons.

Dungeon Adjustments

  • Celestial Arena
    • Updated monster HP and damage.
  • Ace Dungeons
    • Increased HP and Crit Resist Factor of Ace Akasha and Ace Baracos
  • Echo Arcana
    • Increased HP, damage, and Crit Resist Factor of Aranea.
  • Pit of Petrax
    • Increased HP and Crit Resist Factor of Petrax
  • Macellarius Catacombs
    • Now drops Tier 4 feedstock instead of Tier 5 feedstock.
  • Ghillieglade
    • Banyakas's Treasure chests now drop HP recovery motes.
  • Harrowhold
    • Added reward drops.
    • Vergos Treasure Chest no longer contains innerwear.
    • Defeating Vergos now spawns 4 boxes.
      • Kanbrim's Reward
      • Vergos's Plunder ×2
      • Vergos's Hoard
    • Wrath of Dragons item level requirement changed from 423 to 439

Battlegrounds

We've removed legacy enchanting materials from all reward boxes, and made a few balance adjustments.

  • Fraywind Canyon
    • Increased stats for monsters.
    • Increased threshold for equalized gear to item level 448.
      • Characters with item levels higher than 448 may use their own gear.

Class Balance

  • Berserker
    • Doubled the HP gain of Vampiric Blow when used after overcharged versions of the following:
      • Thunder Strike
      • Lethal Strike
      • Cyclone
    • MP no longer resets to 0 when entering dungeons.
      • Current MP total is retained.
    • Berserkers now naturally replenish 10 MP every 2 seconds.
  • Brawler
    • Changed cooldown of Deadly Fury to 1 hour.
  • Gunner
    • Balder's Vengeance
      • Reduced PvP damage by 20%
      • No longer grants immunity to stuns while casting.
      • Attack Speed modifiers now apply.
    • Changed cooldown of Emergency Barrier to one hour.
    • Reduced PvP defense by 3.3%.
  • Lancer
    • Using Onslaught no longer causes collision with group members.
    • Shield Barrage
      • Increased casting speed.
      • Normalized attack range for all races.
  • Mystic
    • New Skill: Unsummon Thrall
    • Thralls now gain bonuses to Attack, Defense, and HP based on the summoner's gear.
    • Resurrection Glyphs
      • Energetic Resurrect [Common] now decreases cooldown by 25%
      • Energetic Resurrect [Uncommon] now decreases cooldown by 25%
      • Hastened Resurrect [Common] now speeds casting by 20%
      • Hastened Resurrect [Unommon] now speeds casting by 20%
  • Ninja
    • Burning Heart now has an increased chance to hit a monster three times, depending on its size and range to the caster.
  • Priest
    • Resurrection Glyphs
      • Energetic Resurrect [Common] now decreases cooldown by 20%
      • Energetic Resurrect [Uncommon] now decreases cooldown by 25%
      • Hastened Resurrect [Common] now speeds casting by 15%
  • Reaper
    • Soul Reversal
      • Multiple reapers may now target the same boss
      • Removed chain graphic effects on target
    • Shrouded Escape
      • Reduced cooldown to 1 minute 30 seconds
    • Smite
      • Removed noctenium infusion effect
      • Removed collision with group members
    • Death Spiral
      • Removed noctenium infusion effect
    • Grim Strike
      • Reduced cooldown to 5 seconds
    • Whipsaw
      • Empowered Whipsaw now only increases damage against monsters
    • Veil of Shadows
      • Changed cooldown to one hour
    • New Passive Skill: Quick Shadow Reaping
      • While Shadow Reaping is active, hitting a monster increased Attack Speed by 5%. Effect stacks up to 5 times
      • Bonus ends when Shadow Reaping ends
      • Does not stack with Lein's Dark Root Beer
    • Cable Step
      • Hastened Cable Step now speeds casting by 50% for 2.5 seconds after a successful hit
  • Warrior
    • Cross Parry
      • Well-timed blocks against monsters reduce the cooldown of Scythe by 0.5 seconds
      • Well-timed blocks against monsters add a stack of Edge
    • Traverse Cut X
      • Applies an Attack Speed buff to group members when using Defensive Stance II
    • Combative Strike XI
      • Reduces monster Endurance by an additional 2% when using Defensive Stance II
    • Poison Blade
      • Removed poison graphic effect on target
  • Valkyrie
    • Reduced Crit Power of the following skills by 10%:
      • Shining Crescent
      • Runeburst
      • Glaive Strike
    • Reduced stun duration of Bloodflower to 3 seconds
    • Backstab
      • Removed stagger effect
      • Added immobilization effect
    • Balder's Tears
      • Reduced duration of Restorative Balder's Tears to 6 seconds
      • Change glyph point cost of Restorative Balder's Tears to 2

General Changes

  • Increased combat strength and respawn time for the following monsters:
    • Tempest Kanash (Fyrmount)
    • Divine Reaver (Serpentis Isle)
    • Nyxarras (Sienna Canyon)
    • Linyphi (Vale of Spires)
    • Yunaras Snaggletooth (Plain of the Damned)
    • Betsael (Amena Quatla)
  • Island of Dawn
    • Adjusted HP and damage of monsters.
    • Vanguard requests for lower-level monsters remain active even if your item level qualifies you for higher level opponents.
    • Added glyphs to the Dawnstorm token shop.
    • Updated gold rewards for Vanguard requests.
  • Civil Unrest: Velika
    • Increased stats for Lavathus, Drakhan, and Kaithan.
    • Increased HP and Defense of guild towers.
    • Updated rewards for boss kills and victory.
    • Added new reward boxes:
    • Guild Supplies
    • Regal Guild Supplies
    • Princely Guild Supplies
    • Baronial Guild Supplies
    • Ducal Guild Supplies
  • Removed the following guild missions:
    • Defear Anansha
    • Defeat Frygaras
    • Defeat Sabranak
  • Reworked titles of Vanguard requests to better convey objectives.
    • Affects all levels of play:
      • Dungeons
      • Battlegrounds
      • Monster/Zone hunts
      • Gathering
  • Added Dragon Scales to the following Vanguard requests:
    • Complete the RK-9 Kennel
    • Conquer the Thaumetal Refinery (Hard)
    • Conquer Lilith's Keep (Hard)
    • Complete Sky Cruiser Endeavor
    • Win in Corsair's Stronghold
    • Win in Fraywind Canyon
  • Added UI option to remove damage font background
  • Updated contents of loot boxes to remove/replace obsolete enchanting materials
  • Updated contents of various stores/token shops to remove/replace obsolete enchanting materials

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