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PATCH PvM Testing Patch 5-31-18

Luthius

Developer
Staff member
#1
Patch Notes

Arena Overhaul
  • A new Arena has been built and implemented
  • The Arena has 8 Standard-Size Duel Pits, 1 Massive Duel Pit, and 1 Boxing Duel Pit
Automated Tournaments
  • An automated tournament system has been created
  • Tournaments will either be Order (traditional ruleset) or Chaos (diverse ruleset)
Tournaments occur on a weekly schedule with a rotation as follows:

Week 1
1 vs 1 Order Tournament

Week 2
2 vs 2 Order Tournament

Week 3
1 vs 1 Chaos Tournament

Week 4
3 vs 3 Order Tournament

Arena Reward Points
Removed "Black" arena reward points (there will simply be "Arena Reward Points" now)
Players will earn arena reward points for each round they win (or receieve a "bye") in a Tournament as follows:

1 vs 1 Tournament: Player receives 2 Reward Points for each round victory
2 vs 2 Tournament: Players receive 3 Reward Points for each round victory
3 vs 3 Tournament: Players receive 4 Reward Points for each round victory

Lightning Spell
  • Damage Delay on Lightning Spell is now .25 seconds (previously was .15 seconds)

Macing Stamina Damage
  • Increased the Stamina Damage Bonus for Macing Weapons against players to 50% of base damage dealt (previously was 25% of base damage dealt)

Blacksmithing
  • Players now receive a (10% * (Blacksmithing Skill / 100)) Damage bonus to any Iron-based weapons wielded (amount is reduced by 50% in PvP)
  • Players now receive a (20% * (Blacksmithing Skill / 100)) Armor Rating bonus to any Iron-based armor or shields worn

Carpentry
  • Players now receive a (20% * (Carpentry Skill / 100)) Damage bonus to any Wood-based weapons wielded (amount is reduced by 50% in PvP)
  • Players now receive a (20% * (Carpentry Skill / 100)) Armor Rating bonus to any Wood-based shields worn (Wooden Shield and Wooden Kite Shield)

Tailoring
  • Players now receive a (50% * (Tailoring Skill / 100)) Armor Rating bonus to any Leather-based armor worn

Fishing
  • Players now receive a (20% * (Fishing Skill / 100)) Damage bonus to any Spear weapons (Short Spear, Pitchfork, Spear) wielded (amount is reduced by 50% in PvP)
  • When players catch a special or unique/aquarium fish, they will now have an overhead text message informing them as such
  • Adjusted the rarity levels of unique/aquarium fish drops
  • Fixed a number of issues relating to players not receiving notifications for setting new fishing records or when players beat their old records

Fishing World Record Boards
  • Most major docks in town now have a Fishing World Record board
  • Players can double click the board to view the current world record size for each possible fish type as well as view which player has the most total records held

Item ID / Slayer Wands
  • Players using a Slayer Wand now recieve a (20% * (Item ID Skill / 100)) Damage bonus to damage inflicted
  • Players using a Slayer Wand have a (50% * (Item ID Skill / 100)) chance to not lose a charge on the wand when using it
  • Players using a Slayer Wand have their Wand cooldown reduced by (50% * (Item ID Skill / 100)) of normal
  • Fixed several issues with damage not being distributed correctly on Meteor Swarm / Chain Lightning and Earthquake Slayer Wands

Clothing / Armor
  • Double-clicking armor or clothing to equip/unequip it now has a 500 ms delay between uses

Ships
  • Players cannot add a friend or co-owner to a ship if that ship has been in combat within the last 60 seconds
  • Fixed several issues related to player / crewmember notoriety flagging
  • Ship tillermen will now announce when players may attempt to board enemy ships that have reached 0 Gun Hit Points
  • Fixed a number of tillerman ship announcements (as well as removed some unneccessary ones)
  • Fixed several issues with the Crewmember Hotbar when using the Spell Heal button
  • Players may no longer place Tinker Traps onto ships

Misc
  • Players may no longer make Aspect Weapons from Harpoons
  • Double-clicking a sextant now also displays X/Y coordinates (in addition to Lat/Long)
  • Fixed several issues with single-clicking an SOS message