GENERAL* Players with low video settings can no longer accidentally walk through solid objects.* The transparency on some in-game objects has been fixed.* Fixed an issue that caused some players to be unable to view their wardrobe.* Previewing glass objects in the RIFT Store no longer sometimes causes visual artifacts.* Fixed an issue that allowed movement during some stun effects. Hold still!* The ground-effect targeting reticle will now be more visible on transparent surfaces.* Players should no longer be occasionally locked out of their own random LFD instances.* Fixed a bug that could (rarely) send players clicking on the "Return to Graveyard" button to the Plane of Water! (This was less exciting than it sounds, because they'd crash due to not having patched the map yet...)* For the select few users that have completed the achievement "Patience is a Virtue", you now have a new option! Under Interface > Display there is a new checkbox that allows you to set your character portrait frame as the rare mob diamond.*RIFT STORE* 2.4 Achievement rewards are now available in the Trophy section of the store. Note that you must have the achievement before you can purchase the items.* Fixed an issue with a few items in the trophy section erroneously being unique!* Players with Storm Legion Souls can once again purchase these items as gifts for their friends who don't yet have the Storm Legion Souls.SOULS MAGE NECROMANCER* Corpse Explosion: A target can now have no more than 3 stacks of Corpse Explosion on them from all enemies total. * Corpse Pile: Now causes Corpse Explosion to deal an additional 25/50% of its damage over 6 seconds to enemies it hits. ROGUEBLADEDANCER* T'Scain's Glowing Bladedancer Crystal: Effect now lasts 24s instead of 21s.WARRIORBEASTMASTSER* Twin Cuts: The bleed portion of this ability now benefits from damage modifications.* Cutting Slash: The bleed portion of this ability now benefits from damage modifications.CHAMPION* Savage Sweep: The bleed portion of this ability now benefits from damage modifications.PALADIN* Light's Balm: Can now crit.* Light's Blessing: Can now crit.REAVER* All Reaver Corruptions are now off GCD.PARAGON* Flurry: Now a 3s channeled ability, down from 6s. Total damage has been reduced. Awards 1 Attack Point every second.* Run like the Wind: Now also increases passive movement speed by 2-6%.* Predictable Movements: No longer a Finisher. Causes the next 3 melee ability attacks to be reflected back against the attacker.* Open the Stream: The bleed portion of this ability now benefits from damage modifications.WARLORD* Tactical Advantage: Now works correctly.* Battlefield Medic: Can now crit.ZONES* The Water Saga quests Joining the Cabal and Initiation should now function correctly for the assault on the Wardstone.EMBER ISLE* The minimum level required for Ember Isle quests has been reduced to 48. STONEFIELD* Quest: Assistance for Granite Falls: Now correctly teleports characters to Coterie Camp.* Quest: Lights Out: This quest is no longer repeatable and now properly rewards coin and XP.** Quest: Troll Bait: This quest is once again available in The Last Valley.*DUNGEONS AND INSTANCESEXODUS OF THE STORM QUEEN* The Blackstorm Vangaurds during the Hot Lead, Cold Steel event should no longer get stuck in the roof. INFERNAL DAWN: LAETHYS * Fixed an issue that could cause Maklamos's Doom to root both players.* The item rewards for completing Monitron On for the first time have been moved to the The Golden Worm instead.* Fixed an issue that could cause players outside Laethys's chamber to trigger a fight reset.INFINITY GATE* Players now have a Leaderboard entry for the Infinity Gate raid.* Added a new achievement, Rapid Assault: Infinity Gate, for players who complete the instance within 32 minutes of activating the gate.* Added a new achievement, Conqueror: Infinity Gate, for completing all achievements in the raid, which grants a Infinity Gate Conqueror's Treasure Box upon completion.* Mordan/Viktus: Trash mobs for the life and death pulls now correctly aggro as a group. * Mordan/Viktus: The trash mobs before this fight no longer respawns.* Volan: No longer spams broadcasts.REALM OF TWISTED DREAMS* Greenscale: Players who successfully became roasted, tenderized and seasoned will now be properly granted the achievement The Perfect Dish.* Greenscale: Pets will now correctly be able to attack Greenscale after he lands.* The jump puzzle reward, Definitely Not A Sinister Companion, is now Bind to Account.* Earning the achievement Conqueror: Realm of Twisted Dreams now grants Companion Pet: Sneeps.* Fixed an issue that would cause players to not obtain the LFD cooldown upon entering the instance via the LFD system.STORM BREAKER PROTOCOL* Quest: Storm the Estate: Now only requires one wave of enemy troops to be defeated defeated before completion.PVP AND WARFRONTS* Set 6 Armor/Weapons can now be Shift-Right Click and consumed to return the amount of Favor it would have cost to purchase them. - Note: Your inventory screen will need to be open when consuming these items. * Fixed an issue causing bolstering to grant more Valor for rings and essences for players wearing lower ranked gear than the Freelancer's set. CRAFTING* The new augment recipes can be found rarely in expert dungeons as well as strongholds. * The new Epic cape recipes are now significantly more common, and the Relic recipes are now slightly more common.* Recently learned crafting recipes will no longer show in the Store and properly show as learned without having to relog.ITEMS* Frozen Eclipse Stone drop rates for Tier 1 raid bosses have been corrected: 50 from 20-man bosses, and 25 from Sliver bosses.* Reinforced Aggressor's Exalted Parrying Dagger is no longer Unique equip.* Dendrome Raider's Power Cell now has an Empreal Slayer's Mark cost as well as a Credit cost and can be purchased from the Rift Store.* Raid 2 Chloromancer trinket upgrade paths have received the ability upgrades that the cleric trinket set did: - Prophet of the Bleeding Tree - The Screams of the Rising Wind - Light of the Infinite Firmaments* The Survivor Hood can now be worn in a Wardrobe slot by all classes.* Added reward package for new Infinity Gate conqueror achievement.* Added appropriate icon to Snizzip pet.* The few potions whose stack sizes were less than 99 have had their stack sizes increased to 99.
GENERAL* The damage and HP of old world (Mathosia/Ember Isle) mobs have been slightly reduced. They are still more difficult than they were before 2.4, just not as difficult.DUNGEONS AND RAIDSSTORM BREAKER PROTOCOL* Fixed an issue that prevented Proximity Mine Autodeployers and Eternal Sentinels from being placed.ITEMS* Procs for the follow essences have been corrected: - Hunt Prime Flamecaller's Rotward - Hunt Prime Mender's Rotward - Hunt Prime Mender's Brimstone UI/SETTINGS* The Multipass Terrain option has been removed, and instead will always be enabled for all characters. There is still an additional optimization ahead.* Known recipes are once more filtered correctly.* Recipes once more display "already learned" on their tooltips.
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== FEATURES ==RAID: INFINITY GATEAs the Ascended rush to control the Infinity Gate, its ancient magic stirs to life and summons furious enemies from the planes beyond. Defeat Breaker X1, Swarm Lord Twins Mordan and Viktus, and a Karthan juggernaut to secure the gate and pave the way to Planebreaker Bastion. (Maximum of 20 players.)DUNGEON: REALM OF TWISTED DREAMS A stroke of cosmic unluck has given rise to a nightmarish Realm of the Fae, a dream world where Atrophinius' deepest fears take on physical form and threaten Telara itself. Chimeric versions of familiar foes now await the Ascended, grinding axes (and teeth and claws) for the twisted battles to come. (Maximum of 5 players.)CHRONICLE: INFERNAL DAWNAdventure through an alternate Telara where a victorious Laethys reigns from the depths of her volcanic lair. Sabotage the dragon's plans for invasion by laying low Maklamos the Scryer, Rusila Dreadblade, and Laethys herself! (Maximum of 2 players.)PVP PRESTIGE RANK 90Ascend to new heights of power with PvP Rank 90 armor and weapons.CROSS-SHARD INSTANT ADVENTUREUnite with Ascended from all realms for adventure on-demand! When joining a queue for Instant Adventure, players on PvE shards will only join adventures on other PvE shards. Players on PvP shards may be sent on adventures on either PvE or PvP shards.NEW HAIRSTYLESThe Barbershop gets a makeover: Choose from new colors and extra hairstyles for your character. Unlocking a pack of hairstyles, hair colors, and skin colors unlocks those options for your entire account.NEW USER EXPERIENCETo improve the New User Experience, we've added:* A new type of quest for Tutorials. These quests are usually given when the character levels up from 8 to 20 and introduces the player to core features of the game such as Instant Adventure, Dimensions, and the Soul Tree. They do not count towards your max quest count and have a different UI when in the quest tracker. * A Help Tip Encyclopedia that can be found under the ? icon on the player menu in the lower left corner of the screen. Here players can search for and read help tips. Players can also view and replay new video tutorials. If you wish to disable all tips, you can do so under Settings>Help.GENERAL* Right clicking on items in your inventory to auto move them to your bank will now make use of your unlocked bank vaults that you are not currently viewing. * Fixed an issue with PvP-shard characters not receiving direct heals while visiting a PvE shard. * Reporting people by clicking on their name in the chat window can not only be used to report spam, but also to report offensive language.* Upgrading a guild dimension will now use funds from the guild bank. * Guild foraging quests with incorrect max levels have been fixed.* Fixed an issue with mind control abilities in dungeon instances sometimes causing players to revert to the wrong faction.* /mentorlevel now supports relative arguments (eg; /mentorlevel +2) so that players could put one in a macros to more quickly get in the action when hopping from zone event to zone event.* Macros will no longer attempt to play once the player logs out.* Blink now works under water. * Lucky coin loot take from mail sent by the Rift Mobile App will now show up in the chat dialog.* The macro @gtae specifier now respects line of sight properly.* Fishing Derby daily quests are no longer timed. More importantly, this means that fishing derby quest progress will not be lost when not logged into the game.RIFT STORE* The store now has a section called Trophies! Only characters that have unlocked specific achievements can purchase items from this section of the store. These trophies are typically bind-on-account items.* Loyalty dimension items are now available on the Rift Store.* Portable Auctioneer is now available in the Services category.* There is now a slider that allows you to scale the size of just the Rift Store under Settings/Display.* Icon overlays are now viewable in the Rift Store; these are the small icons that show which items are upgradable.* Characters that have learned a lot of crafting recipes should see a performance increase when browsing items in the Rift Store.* You can no longer purchase the Storm Legion souls multiple times for yourself.* Cleaned up the ordering of items in Wardrobe -> Premium.* Credit prices for 2H PVP weapons are now twice that of the price of 1H weapons. * Fixed prices on some runes-- thanks for pointing this out on the forums! * Tasuil's World Tree Nectar is now available from the Rift Store and drink merchants.* Swift Platinum Eldritch War Steed Bridle is now purchasable by both factions.SOULS* The following abilities were being incorrectly interpreted as cast time abilities by numerous talents and buffs, and now correctly count as instant or channeled abilities as appropriate: - Archon: Purification - Chloromancer: Soul Tether - Dominator: Death's Edict, Degeneration - Elementalist: Raging Elements - Necromancer: Desecrate, Oblivion, Putrify - Pyromancer: Glyphs of Power - Stormcaller: Electric Charge, Lightning Arc, Static Nova - Cabalist: Tyranny of Death, Unleashed Oblivion, Unbounded Oblivion - Druid: Slumber - Justicar: Absolution - Purifier: Eruption, Fire Wall - Sentinel: Wrathful Exuberance - Warden: Healing Flood, Orbs of the Tide, Orbs of the Stream, Healing Effusion, Pool of Restoration, Shared Excess, Wave of Renewal CLERICCABALIST* Bound Fate: While Obliterate is active, PVP damage is slightly increased.DEFILER* Empowered Affliction: Updated so that it better shows the max health reduction in the health bar.INQUISITOR* Qil's Inquisitor Crystal 2 piece bonus: Now causes Armor of Awakening to increase the Cleric's Spell Power by 100.* Qil's Inquisitor Crystal 4 piece bonus: Now causes casting Scourge to increase damage done by the Cleric's Inquisitor abilities by 400 for 15s.* Qil's Glowing Inquisitor Crystal 2 piece bonus: Now causes Armor of Awakening to increase the Cleric's Spell Power by 115.* Qil's Glowing Inquisitor Crystal 4 piece bonus: Now causes casting Scourge to increase damage done by the Cleric's Inquisitor abilities by 460.PURIFIER* Ward of Flame: Fixed an issue where ranks 1 – 9 were healing for their full value each tick of healing instead of over the duration of the channel.* Flare-Up: Now works correctly with Symbol of the Torch.* Flame Speaker: Now correctly increases the chance for healing and for absorb abilities to critically hit.* Soul Brand: Updated so that it better shows the max health reduction in the health bar.SENTINEL* Nyol's Hope: Now removed if the Cleric dies.SHAMAN* Qil's Shaman Crystal 2 piece bonus: Now causes casting Lightning Hammer to increase damage done by the Cleric's Shaman abilities by 100 for 15s.* Qil's Glowing Shaman Crystal 2 piece bonus: Now causes casting Lightning Hammer to increase damage done by the Cleric's Shaman abilities by 115 for 15s.WARDEN* Dangers of the Deep stacks no longer modify the duration channeled heal over time effects.MAGECHLOROMANCER* Living Infusion: No longer appears in the ability binder. This does not affect how the gift functions.DOMINATOR* Split Personality: The buff can no longer be resisted by the caster.ELEMENTALIST* Updated the models used by the Elementalist's Earth Elemental pets.NECROMANCER* Death's Ally: Now increases all damage, as the description indicates, instead of only Death abilities.ROGUEBARD* Multiple Oscillation: Now off the GCD. MARKSMAN* T'Scain's Marksman Crystal 4 piece bonus: Marksman Finishers now cause the target to be vulnerable, increasing damage taken from Marksman ability attacks by 250 for 10s. No longer increases the damage of procced attacks.RANGER * Blood Raptor model has been replaced with a newer, more epic looking one.* Fleeting Instinct: Other instincts can now be applied while Fleeting Instinct is active.WARRIOR* Passive bonuses from Gifts should no longer be displayed under the buff section of the ability binder.* Planar Attunement: Power cost of Guard has been reduced to 20, down from 35.BEASTMASTER* Calliope's Beastmaster Crystal 4 piece bonus: Enemies affected by the Warrior's Messy Wounds take an additional 500 damage from Beastmaster ability attacks instead of all attacks. No longer increases the damage of procced attacks.* Brutal Strike: Now deals an additional 30% damage per damage over time effect on the target, up to 150%.* Claw Swipe: Is now properly categorized as a Debuff instead of a Buff. As such, its bleed effect will not be removed by Purges. The bleed effect now ignores armor.* Vicious Blow: Now deals an additional 15% damage per damage over time effect on the target, up to 75%. CHAMPION* Champion characters should no longer retain the old Thunderous Kick ability, which was moved to the Tempest soul long ago.* Calliope's Champion Crystal 4 piece bonus: Using Titan's Strike causes up to 5 enemies within 7m to take an additional 500 damage from Champion attacks for 15s. No longer increases the damage of procced attacks.* Chains of Life: The healing from Chains of Life has been increased.* Weapon Defense: Total amount absorbed has been increased.PALADIN* Calliope's Paladin Crystal 2 piece bonus: No longer increases the damage of procced attacks.PARAGON* Calliope's Paragon 4 piece crystal: Bonus damage dealt has been reduced from 8000 to 6000.* Feint: This ability has been removed.* New ability: Grasping the Horizon: Increases the range of Swift Strike, Setting Moon, Reaping Harvest and all Follow Up attacks by 20m for 10s. 30s cooldown.* Death Touch: Now on a 15s cooldown, down from 30s.* Run Like the Wind: Now also reduces the cooldown of Fleet of Foot by 5-15s.* Way of the Sun: Now stacks with Blade of Elemental Affinity and Recovery Posture.* Shifting Blades: No longer deal reduced damage in PVP.* Weapon Familiarity: Now increases your Attack Power and Weapon Damage by 2-10%.* Wrist Strike: No longer a follow up attack.* Shield of Will: Total amount absorbed has been increased.RIFTBLADE* Calliope's Riftblade Crystal 4 piece bonus: Enemies affected by Rift Implosion take an additional 500 damage from Riftblade ability attacks instead of all attacks. No longer increases the damage of procced attacks.* Blade of Elemental Affinity: Now stacks with Recovery Posture and Way of the Sun.* Scald: Damage dealt has been increased to 6-18% of Attack Power based on Attack Points used, up from 4-12%.* Earth Burst: Now deals damage to up to 5 enemies, up from 3 enemies.* Rift Travel: Now off the GCD.TEMPEST* Calliope's Tempest Crystal 4 piece bonus: Now increases the damage of Tempest ability attacks by 500 instead of all ranged attacks. No longer increases the damage of procced attacks.* Arc: No longer deals reduced damage in PVP.* Amped: Now increases your Attack Power and Weapon Damage by 2-10%.* Jolt: Now off the GCD.* Storm Shield: Total amount absorbed has been increased.VOID KNIGHT* Calliope's Void Knight Crystal 4 piece bonus: No longer increases the damage of procced attacks.* Devouring Blow: Now tagged correctly as an Air damaging attack. Any effects that modify Physical damage will no longer affect it.* Staggering Rage: Now causes Furious Rage to silence the enemy for 4s on a successful interrupt, up from 2s.WARLORD* Calliope's Warlord Crystal 4 piece bonus: Hitting with Piercing Thrust or Wave of Steel causes Empowering Strike, Decisive Strike, A Quick Death, King of the Hill and Breaking Blow to deal an additional 600 damage for 15s. * Recovery Posture: Now stacks with Blade of Elemental Affinity and Way of the Sun.* Thick of Battle: Now reduces damage taken from ranged attacks by 5-15%, up from 3-9%.* Strength of Arms: Now increases your Attack Power and Weapon Damage by 2-10%.* Battlefield Medic: Now off the GCD.ZONES* Level 50+ characters doing Instant Adventure in old world zones will now get loot rewards (chests with gear or sourcestone currency) appropriate to their level.* The damage and HP of all mobs in the old Telara world have been increased, except for raid mobs.* The Epic quest line 'The Saga of Endless' has been cleaned up to address many long standing issues. We have also made changes to allow Defiant players on the quest line to complete dungeon portions of the quest while grouped with Guardian players.* Various quests up through level 20 now offer cloak, ring, and necklace items. Cloaks are now also offered on some quests from levels 26 to 50.ARDENT DOMAIN* Quest: One Way Thicket: The quest-giving item "The Witch's Head" should no longer drop if you are on or have completed the quest.ASHORA* Increased cost of the porticulum at K'Rom's Fortress to match the cost of other Ashora porticulums.CAPE JULE* Quest: Tempest Bay: You should now be able to upgrade your cloak properly and complete this quest even if you have previously completed the Pelladane quest "God Engine Excursion".CITY CORE* Players who changed faction after completing quests in City Core can now see Salvarola when playing through quests with their new faction.DROUGHTLANDS* Quest: Crocodelicacy: Now requires fewer items to be completed.* Quest: Crocodelicacy: Crocodile catches for Crocodelicacy now reappear much faster.* Mordant Swarmlings no longer award XP or loot when killed.EMBER ISLE* Nykantor Ruins: Defiant resurrection point is no longer guarded by Shadetooth Skulker.GLOAMWOOD* Gloamwood is no longer quite so gloomy. It is now a brighter zone in several areas.* Adjusted quests so that progression through the zone is more streamlined. * The following rare mobs will now steer clear of rifts more often, and will spawn in fewer locations: Zatzak Browncap, Barkeater Bandits, Dozer, Scarbite, Xaksha, Scald, Lunar Shadestalker, Stalker of the Grove, Gnarl Nighthunter, Millrush Moonstalker, and Stalker of Tears.* Achievement: Gloamwood Samaritan: Now requires only 57 quests to be completed. * Achievement: Graveyard Shift is now a Legacy achievement. * Quest: Non-story kill quests in the zone have been converted to Carnage quests.IRON PINE PEAK* The following rare mobs will now steer clear of rifts more often, and will spawn in fewer locations: Dagda Skullthumper, Frostpaw Mauler, Arctic Peakstalker, Frosthide, Swirling Tempest, Mad Hogger, Redsnow Thugs, Blackblood Drake, Netherworld Wanderer, and Razormane.* Mad Hogger will no longer sometimes choose a suicide path through three rifts and into the waiting arms of the Whitefall guards.* Quest: The following quests now require fewer of their required interactions, items, or kills to be completed: - Wildlife Removal - Mercy is for the Weak* Quest: Blood on the Snow: Adjusted number of required kills.* Quest: Conquered Minds & Imprisoned Minds: Decreased the chance of the dominated villagers turning agro and thus awarding no quest credit.KINGDOM OF PELLADANE* Quest: God Engine Excursion: You should now be able to upgrade your cloak properly and complete this quest even if you have previously completed the Cape Jule quest "Tempest Bay".MOONSHADE HIGHLANDS* Quest: The following quests now require fewer of their required interactions, items, or kills to be completed: - Essential Extraction - Umbral Implosion - Doom Abides - A Surge of Sorcery - Tainted Tubers - Into The WoodsMORBAN* Quest: Tax Returns: The quest-giving item "Treasure Map" should no longer drop if you are on or have completed the quest.