Publish Notes from 2012-05-22 (2)

Publish Notes from 2012-05-22 (2)

Publish 76 Update 3

The following updates were added to all shards on May 20, 2012:

We will push Publish 76.0 to all shards during the next early morning maintenance cycle on May 22. In preparation for the publish, the map files in Ver Lor Reg will be out of sync until then.

For your reading pleasure, here are the completed notes:

Global Arc – The Awakening

The Awakening – Act VI Quest added
  • This quest will be active during Act VI of The Awakening beginning July of 2012 and will end August 12th, 2012. The NPC will tell you how much time is remaining each time you turn an item in on your specific shard.
  • During this Quest players will assist in concocting alchemical preparations. The alchemy skill is not required, but does provide a slight benefit.
  • The Alchemical Preparations are concocted by completing a puzzle that requires various combinations of specific ingredients.
  • The ingredients will always be the same, but the quantity required will change with each iteration of the puzzle.
  • Players will be able to complete the puzzle as many times as they wish, and are encouraged to try and procure as many preparations as possible.
  • The more preparations that are turned in, the higher the ranking when rewards are distributed.
  • There are four rewards available in both human and gargoyle versions where applicable. The type of reward you receive is based on the race of the player who turns in the preparations.
    • Tier 1 – Member of the Gargish Healers Order -? Sash recognizing your achievement
    • Tier 2 – Asclepius
      • When equipped during a complete healing cycle, the staff will provide a 20% bonus to damage healed using bandages.
    • Tier 3 – Hygieia's Amulet
      • When equipped Hygieia's Amulet gives a 15% bonus to Alchemy .
    • Tier 4 – Bracers of Alchemical Devastation
      • Occupy the Sleeve Armor slot
      • Hit Fireball 40% damage based on Wrestling or Anatomy & Evaluating Intelligence
      • Mana Regeneration 5
      • Faster Cast Recovery 5
      • Physical Resist 15%
      • Fire Resist 10%
      • Cold Resist 10%
      • Poison Resist 10%
      • Energy Resist 10%
      • It is possible to get all four rewards if you are among the top contributors during the event and any combination thereof (Tier 3, 2, and 1, or Tier 2 and 1, or Tier 1 only).
    • It is also possible to not receive anything if your contributions are not on par with the distribution of other contributors.
  • More details will be available from an NPC and through fiction posted on the Herald when this portion of The Awakening goes live.

Bug Fixes

  • Castle Ladders should be functioning correctly.
  • The visible chest behind the damaged Tokuno ship has been fixed.
  • The Shirron has been moved to The Mistas Rigsit in Ilshenar.
  • Reduced the Soul charge cool down time to 15 seconds.