Publish Notes from 2005-12-16

Publish Notes from 2005-12-16

Publish 38 Additions, Changes, and Fixes

UO Team 12 Dec 2005 00:00:00 EST

Publish 38, as with most game publishes, contains a number of game updates and bug fixes. This article contains an updated summary of the game improvements that will come about with Publish 38.


  • Siege / Mugen PBD fix
    • Players on the Siege Perilous and Mugen shards can now bless 1 item. Use the player's context menu to do this. All other shards are unaffected by this change.
    • Clothing with properties has been unblessed
  • Combat changes
    • 35 damage cap for direct damage for PvP (no cap for PvM)
    • Word of Death now uses Chaos damage
    • All stats have been capped at 150
  • Name and Gender Change Tokens
    • These tokens will allow players to change their character's name or gender
    • Players will purchase a code which will allow them to claim a name or gender change token
    • They'll go on sale in the near future (updates will be posted on
    • Codes will be sold at
  • Christmas Trees can be placed
  • Holiday Gift Boxes
    • Holiday Tree Deed- Will offer 2 different types of trees
    • Named Reindeer and Sleighs – These will feature the names of UO Team members (double-click to see the names)
    • Snow Globe – Will have different places than previous years
    • Soulstone Fragment – Because you simply can't get enough of these
  • Players are no longer able to trade blessed items (this affects all shards)

Bug Fixes

  • Vendor Rentals now display the proper time remaining
  • Player's corpses now teleport out of a Peerless dungeon when players are kicked out after defeating a Peerless boss
  • Weight no longer remains if gold is in 2 piles when tithed
  • Plant resources now stack automatically
  • Corpses of creatures that were flying at the time of death can now be looted
  • Fixed a client crash involving character transfer
  • Fixed a potential shard crashing bug
  • Peerless Boss teleport items used in the wrong facet no longer take players to a bad location in certain cases
  • Fruit bowls can no longer be consumed if a player is full
  • Added the ability for the Dev team to create chain quests that are either repeatable or non-repeatable
  • Players can no longer get stuck in a state where they can't fish anymore because they tried to fish while overWeight
  • Players can now only open one quest gump at a time plus their quest log

Exploit Fixes

    • Players can no longer trade an equipped item if they have a full pack
    • It is no longer possible to get a pet inside of a bag through the use of an exploit
    • Fixed a bug that could cause rental vendors to drop their items under certain circumstances
    • Fixed an issue that could allow players to break into other players houses