RIFT 2.0 Hotfix #2

GENERAL
* Fixed a world crash issue that plagued both NA and EU region shards through the weekend.
* Upgradable items can now be upgraded while equipped.
* Achievements that are cumulative/chained – such as ‘Craft 50,000 items’ which should have credit for completing the previous achievements in the chain – should be properly restored with your prior contributions instead of being reset to zero.
* The hide-other-players toggle now also hides their pets.
* Fixed some Dimension items and capes not showing properly for various people.
* LFG: Dungeons list now separates Expert Dungeons into Classic and Storm Legion lists.
* Fixed an issue where characters could end up in the queue for Storm Legion Warfronts even if they didn’t have Storm Legion.
* Elven females should only shout once at character select while dual wielding, not twice! YAHHH~!
* Fixed an overly high drop rate for Epic essences in Storm Legion.

ZONES
* Many many Storm Legion quests that did not have minimum level requirements to obtain now do so – with the earliest ones available at 48+.
* Adjusted Zone Event colossi hit points to better scale with player damage and population – higher lows and lower highs on their hit point amounts.
* Achievement: Operation Landfall: Should now be granted at the completion of the Operation Landfall zone event.
* Revealing areas on the map near oceans will now clear all the way to the water, even though you may not be able to physically go there.

HUNT RIFTS/QUESTS
* Increased minimum required level on Great Hunt Rift quests to 60 from 50.
* Reactive Shield – Hunt Rift boss ability: Shaved off half of the absorb percentage per player.
* Normal Hunt Rift bosses are now guaranteed to drop Empyreal Stone.
* Echoes of Deceit: Fixed some quest objects being underground.
* Fixed Hunt Rift lures being consumed when turning in the Planar Translocation and Night of the Hunter quests.

ASHORA
* Riches of the Biofoundry: Updated so this is a quest granted by an item dropped by Volan – Volan’s drop is now a Quest Item.
* Zone Event: Dreams of Blood and Bone: Cannons now have mouseover tooltips!
* Daily quests in Ashora should be granting correct rewards.
* Onslaught: Fixed map markers for Arjuros and Optheron. Moved Zavari closer to the wardstone in Broken Marsh.
* IA: A Clear Conscience: Fixed an issue where completing this IA could kick players out of the IA group.

KINGSWARD
* IA: The All Clear Signal: Academy Guards should no longer patrol the survivor turn-in area.
* Tower of Dawn: Fixed entry portal to allow Soul Walking characters to re-enter.

MORBAN
* Circuit Shorting: Fixed consoles becoming permanently unusable. Additional quest fixes incoming.

PELLADANE
* Deadly Surprise: Storm Legion soldiers who run toward the rigged chests, and the chests themselves, now despawn if they are not killed by the explosion.

SERATOS
* Change of Pace: Removed incorrect quest reward.
* Disable the Trap: Now shares objective updates with your group.
* Friendly Fire: Added correct quest reward.
* A Meeting of Minds, Thought Police, Friendly Fire: Adjusted the polymorph to address players not being transformed as intended.
* IA: Corrected the location placements and contribution distances for Adventures.
* Nutritious, not Delicious: Made changes to the quest to prevent some player pets from being caught in a death loop.

DUNGEONS
* Reduced boss health in Standard dungeons in order to shorten average encounter length.
* Added first-completion rewards to dungeons that were missing it – Exodus of the Storm Queen, Storm Breaker Protocol, Unhallowed Boneforge, Archive of Flesh, and Empyrean Core.

EXODUS OF THE STORM QUEEN
* Standard: General population mobs now drop proper loot! [Fix is still incoming for Expert.]

GOLEM FOUNDRY
* Manslaughter: Addressed issue where Manslaughter can become stuck casting Rotary Assault Cannon.
* Removed name display from Manslaughter’s gel pools.

STORM BREAKER PROTOCOL
* Slagstorm’s damage shield VFX now last the entire duration of the effect.
* In the Telaphalon fight, Batua now says his wave completion line only once.
* Storm Breakers can now move while using Robo Rumble! They also move slightly faster.
* Slightly reduced general mob population.

UNHALLOWED BONEFORGE
* Fixed the entry teleporter.
* Fixed fight boundaries for Bruzhail so the AoEs can only be dodged by going through the empty lane.
* Adjusted borders around Ahgnox the Corpsekeeper’s fight space to help keep him from getting stuck in collision when charging.
* Reduced aggro distance on the Necrotic Throne.
* You should no longer remain in combat after defeating Avoxcia.

COMBAT
* Fury of the Ascended, Holy Champion, and Anti-Planar Augmentation now deal 20% increased damage against Colossi (reduced from 200%). The 200% damage increase against Invasions is unchanged.
* Updated a bunch of Soul Preset auto-hotbar layouts.

MAGE

CHLOROMANCER
* Consuming Boon of Life with an instant-cast Nature’s Touch will now also consume the proc from Eldritch Armor.

NECROMANCER
* Fixed damage values for Shadow Revenant’s Scourge Bolt and Oblivion rank 7 – these two damage values had been swapped.

STORMCALLER
* Lightning Conductor: Damage bonus to Electrocute, Thunderbolt and Raging Storm is now 5/10% if your target is under Hypothermia.
* Tempest Armor: Now increases single target damage by 15% in addition to its previous effects.

ROGUE
* The ability names on the level 60 Synergy Crystals have been renamed from Zardonis’ Crystal to T’Scain’s Crystal.
* Fixed the incorrect Planar Attunement tooltips for which weapon mastery each planar type enhances.

MARKSMAN
* Collateral Damage: Fixed a tooltip bug, Collateral Damage increases AoE ranged weapon attack damage by 4-12%, not 3-9%.

RIFTSTALKER
* Boosted Recovery: Fixed a bug where this is triggered even while you are dead.

SABOTEUR
* Adhesive Bomb: Now reduces movement speed by 30%, down from 70% – similar to other player snares.

TACTICIAN
* Glacial Torrent: Now reduces movement speed by 30%, down from 50%, similar to other player snares. Also triggers immunity to further application of the snare effect from Glacial Torrent for 12 seconds.

WARRIOR
* Fixed the incorrect Planar Attunement tooltips for which weapon mastery each planar type enhances.

CHAMPION
* Bladefury: Fixed a bug where ranks 9 and 10 did too little damage.

PALADIN
* Blessed Aegis: Now also increases Endurance by 5%.

PARAGON
* Setting Moon: Damage buff reduced to 15%.
* Strike Like Iron: Damage buff reduced to 5-15%.
* Unleashed: Buff reduced to 3% per stack.
* Flurry: Damage increased.

REAVER
* Tempered Constitution: Now increases Endurance by 2% per point.
* Binding of Devouring Darkness: Now also increases Endurance by 5%.

RIFTBLADE
* Elemental Precision: Now only affects Elemental abilities.

TEMPEST
* Fixed a bug causing Light Refraction to become stuck on a character after a server crash.
* Bioelectric Transfer has been removed, and replaced with Electricity Cascade, a Finisher DoT that also increases the damage the target takes from Lightning Torrent and Storm Torrent.
* Quick Recharge: Now works on both Charged Pulse and Double Pulse.
* Charged Pulse, Double Pulse: Cooldowns increased to 20 seconds.
* Dual Pulse: Cooldown reduced to 10 seconds.
* Stormbringer: Now also works on Electricity Cascade.
* Wavelength: No longer enhances outgoing damage.
* Enhanced Conductivity: Now only affects non-physical abilities.

VOID KNIGHT
* Empowerment: Now increases Endurance by 2% per point.

PVP/WARFRONTS
* Increased experience granted from completing level 50+ Warfronts.
* Winning Random Warfronts after the 7 Weekly bonuses have been depleted will now grant bonus experience.
* Lowered the level of NPCs in Port Scion for the 50-54 and 55-59 brackets.
* Riftstalker: Planar Rejuvenation, Defer Death: Reduced effectiveness in PvP combat.
* Warden: Tidal Surge: Reduced the bonus damage to 25% in PvP combat.
* Warriors: Healing values on Life’s Rapture, Touch of Life, Fusion of Flesh, and No Permission to Die have been halved in PvP.
* Cabalist: Reduced the bonus damage when using Tyranny of Death, Bound Fate, or Disintegration in combination with Obliterate in PvP combat. [This looked like a fail in testing but was not! Updated patch notes.]

DIMENSIONS
* Removed the level limit on the Dormant Core dimension.
* Replaced the Leave Dimension icon in the alert tray – now a door with an arrow, not wine glasses.
* The Dimension item Stalked Pustule is now resizable.

CRAFTING
* Corrected the training costs on all gathering profession recipes that had no cost to train.
* Corrected pricing on Apothecary Planar scrolls. Fixed the ones that weren’t granting recipes.
* Excellent Dexterity Serum: Now granting the correct amount of Dexterity.
* Updated the rates for acquiring Major Catalysts from Rifts, Invasions, and Footholds from level 55-60.
* Fishing: Storm Legion fishing lures and recipe scrolls no longer have level limits, much like other fishing lures and recipes.
* Fishing: Corrected text on Timed Magnetic Lure – previously it said it only worked in Mathosia, which was WRONG!
* Fishing: Corrected text on Enduring Magnetic Lure. It lasts for 15 minutes, not 10.

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