Patch 33.08

Patch 34.07

August 20, 2015 (server updates begin at 7 a.m. PDT)

What’s New:

Dreamstorm:

Added new world event in Northern Arun for level 65 players. Full details in the Dreamstorm game guide.

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BuddyUp:

  • Players can get benefits for referring a friend to play TERA and get more benefits as that friend levels up. Full details in the BuddyUp game guide.
  • Revised Friends List includes a system for tracking friends, friend requests, and managing friend groups.
  • Added special summoning ability for friends at friendship level 3.
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Wedding Chapel:

Added Wedding Chapel at Isren's Bower in Scythera Fae.

  • Added an officiant and three assistants.
  • Modified bower appearance to fit the wedding theme.
  • Added wedding-related items for sale.
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Dungeons:

  • Removed the Chest of Bravery from the following dungeons:
    • Timescape (Normal)
    • Akeron's Inferno (Hard)
    • Sky Cruiser Endeavor (Hard)
    • Bathysmal Rise (Hard)
    • Vault of Kaprima
    • Akeron's Inferno
    • Shattered Fleet
    • Sky Cruiser Endeavor
    • Ravenous Gorge
    • Baythysmal Rise
    • Channelworks
  • Increased drop rate of Schisma gear in Akeron's Inferno and Akeron's Inferno (Hard).
  • Added Tensus Treasure Chest to Akeron's Inferno (Hard) and Timescape. Chest has a chance to drop:
    • a crowning laurel
    • a patration mark
    • a noscible mark
    • piles of masterwork alkahest or
    • piles of tier 7 feedstock
  • Added 30 noctenium infusions as the reward for Vanguard Request quests in Shattered Fleet, Vault of Kaprima, and Akeron’s Inferno.
  • Added Vanguard Request quests and repeatable quests for Akeron’s Inferno (Hard), Timescape, and Timescape (Hard).
  • Removed daily quests for Alliance vaults.
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Battlegrounds:

  • Gridiron
    • Increased number of crystals that spawn on second floor to 3.
    • Second-floor crystals now randomly spawn on a 90-second cycle.
    • The self-destruct crystal on the second floor now spawns 3 minutes after the match begins, then every 2 minutes until the match ends.
    • The crystal that spawns in front of the second-floor resurrection area now spawns inside that area, staring 3 minutes after the match begins, then every 1 minute until the match ends.
  • Increased HP of mobs and objects in Fraywind Canyon, Corsairs' Stronghold, and Gridiron.
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Noctenium:

  • Noctenium Infusion effects are now applied to players in the following battlegrounds at no cost:
    • Fraywind Canyon
    • Corsairs' Stronghold
    • Corsairs' Stronghold (premade)
    • Gridiron
  • Lowered level requirement for Noctenium Infusion to 30.
  • Increased Noctenium Infusion's PvP Attack bonus to 8.
  • Increased Noctenium Infusion's PvP Defense bonus to 8.
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Crusade:

  • Guilds can be declared upon 20 times, up from 7.
  • Changed the Fame calculation for GvG contests ending in a draw: Both guilds no longer lose the wagered Fame.
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Enchanting:

  • Removed the penalty of awakening enchanting failure resetting the bonus back to +12.
    • The enchantment success rate from +12 to +15 has been lowered due to this.
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Class Changes:

  • Warrior
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Powerlinked Cascade of Stuns to 3.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Threatening Torrent of Blows to 3.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Rain of Blows to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Rain of Blows (Uncommmon) to 4.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Scythe (Uncommon) to 4.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Carving Scythe to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Hastened Battle Cry to 3.
  • Berserker
    • Increased cooldown of Overwhelm to 15 seconds.
    • Raze now casts faster after casting Overwhelm.
    • Reduced "increased PvP damage" effect of Bloodlust to 10 percent.
    • Reduced duration of Mocking Shout's effect to 8 seconds.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Evasive Smash to 5.
    • Axe Block no longer costs MP.
    • Reduced stun duration of Staggering Strike against other players to 2 seconds, while Intimidation is active.
  • Archer
    • Increased base Power to 72.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Penetrating Arrow to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Penetrating Arrow (Uncommon) to 4.
    • Archer is now immune to attacks while casting Breakaway Bolt.
    • Reduced duration of Regenerating Feign Death effect to 10 seconds.
    • Changed effect of Regenerating Feign Death (Uncommon) from "Heal 5% of total HP every 1 second for 8 seconds" to "Heal 3% of total HP every 1 second for 10 seconds."
    • Changed Keen Radiant Arrow to Carving Radiant Arrow, and changed effect from "Triples Crit Factor" to "Doubles the chance to crit."
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Swift Rain of Arrows (Uncommon) to 3.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Rain of Arrows to 5.
  • Gunner
    • Increased base damage of Mana Missiles by 10 percent.
    • Reduced base PvE damage of Arcane Barrage by 15 percent.
    • Increased base PvE damage of Scattershot by 15 percent.
  • Sorcerer
    • Nostrum of Energy no longer decreases cooldown of Warp Barrier.
    • Nova and Flame Pillar are now considered ranged attacks.
  • Slayer
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Heart Thrust to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Fury Strike to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Fury Strike (Uncommon) to 4.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Combo Attack to 4.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Persistent Overhand Strike to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Persistent Overhand Strike (Uncommon) to 4.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Measured Slice (Uncommon) to 4.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Keen Measured Slice to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Powerlinked Knockdown Strike [Overhand Strike] to 3.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Powerlinked Knockdown Strike [Whirlwind] to 3.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Knockdown Strike to 5.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Knockdown Strike (Uncommon) to 4.
  • Reaper
    • Increased base Power to 63.
    • Reduced cooldown of Death Spiral to 7 seconds.
    • Reduced cooldown of Shadow Reaping to 2 minutes 30 seconds.
    • Reduced cooldown of Sundering Strike to 14 seconds.
  • Priest
    • Increased duration Guardian Sanctuary II effect to 10 seconds.
    • Reduced Attack Speed bonus of Energy Stars to 8.
    • Increased cooldown of Purifying Circle to 5 seconds.
    • Reduced cooldown of Arise I to 30 seconds.
    • Reduced cooldown of Arise II to 24 seconds.
  • Mystic
    • Changed effect of Enfeebling Volley of Curses (Uncommon) from "Decrease Endurance by 3% for 12 seconds. Stacks up to 3 times." to "Decreases Endurance by 9% for 16 seconds." (Note the effect no longer stacks.)
    • Added Attack Speed bonus (+6 all levels) to Titanic Wrath. Effects now stack with Priest's Blessing of Shakan. When stacked with Priest's Energy Stars (of same level), Energy Stars' effect will replace Titanic Wrath.
    • Increased cooldown of Titanic Wrath to 25 seconds.
    • Added hit delay to Curse of Exhaustion, Curse of Confusion, and Mire so that the effect no longer hits before the projectile does.
    • Reduced MP cost of Aura of the Merciless to 250.
    • Reduced duration of Thrall of Life to 10 seconds.
    • Increased Movement Speed bonus of Aura of the Swift II to 30 percent.
    • Reduced Crit Resist Factor bonus of Aura of the Unyielding I–IV to 10/20/30/40%.
    • Reduced duration of Warding Totem to 10 seconds.
    • Increased healing bonus of Warding Totem by 500 percent. Warding Totem now also heals up to 20 people.
    • Reduced duration of Restorative Warding Totem effect to 10 seconds.
    • Increased HP drain of Corruption Ring X and MP infusion of Infusion Ring X by 200 percent.
    • Increased base damage of Corruption Ring by 400 percent.
    • Increased maximum target number of Infusion Ring to 20 people, and range to 16 meters.
    • Reduced MP cost of Aura of the Tenacious to 250.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Empowered Metamorphic Blast to 5.
  • Lancer
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Threatening Challenging Shout to 3.
    • Changed Keen Onslaught (Uncommon) to Carving Onslaught, and changed effect to "Doubles the chance to crit."
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Powerlinked Stand Fast [Shield Counter] to 3.
    • Reduced Resolve consumption of Stand Fast when defending against other players.
    • Increased cooldown of Pledge of Protection to 1 minute 30 seconds.
    • Reduced damage reduction/transfer rate of Pledge of Protection to 20 percent.
    • Reduced duration of Rallying Cry effect to 6 seconds.
    • Increased damage absorption of Iron Will V–VI by 200 percent.
    • Increased cooldown of Iron Will to 30 seconds.
    • Reduced glyph point cost of Slowing Leash to 4 seconds.
    • Increased stun duration of Leash by 1 second.
    • Increased HP recovery bonus of Second Wind IX to 50,945.
    • Increased cooldown of Second Wind to 2 minutes.
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Miscellaneous:

  • Dismantle no longer deactivates after each use. It deactivates after failure, or being canceled (by pressing Esc or Alt).
  • The reward items for gathering proficiencies (Angel Halo, Faerie Globe, Flower Band) can now be stored in the bank.
  • Added specialty store NPCs to Velika, Allemantheia, and Kaiator. Lowered sale value of argon armor shard to 10 silver to help discourage use of bots.
  • Players can no longer purchase a garnet with 10 argon armor shards. Players can instead spend 10 argon armor shards to purchase 1 Iteris shard. Monsters in the Free Traders territory, Enlightened Union territory, and Iron Order territories no longer drop gold.
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Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed some typographical errors.
  • Fixed the issue of recent masterwork alkahest sales not displaying in the brokerage.
  • Vanguard Initiative Credit merchants in Highwatch now have an icon on the map
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Known Issues:

Some UI text cuts off.

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