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Publish Notes from 2016-08-04

Publish Notes from 2016-08-04


First TC1 Release –07/12/2016


Second TC1 Release – 07/29/2016


Full TC1 Release – 8/2/2016


Origin, Izumo & Baja Release – 8/4/2016


World Wide Release – 8/10/2016


Changes Between Origin & World Wide Release

  • Fixed issue where hidden chests inside the Kotl City would sometimes show up as backpacks.
  • Limited the number of faulty activators spawned in the Kotl City activator puzzle.
  • Adjusted the spawning mechanic for the Kotl City Great War to scale with player participation.
  • Fixed issue where the weight of the gypsy wagon would become heavy in the off state.
  • Fixed issue where trick or treat rewards could not be used while locked down.
  • Fixed issue where automaton heads would not spawn in Kotl City hidden chests.

19th Anniversary Gifts

  • Any character that is at least 30 days old that logs in between 9/1/2016 12 AM ET and 11/18/2016 11:59 PM ET will receive a bag containing, (Tokens will be available from a dispenser located at the Haven Bank on TC)
    • a 19th Anniversary Gift Token that can be redeemed for a gift,
      • A random tinkering recipe,
        • A Weathered Bronze Globe Sculpture
        • A Weathered Bronze Man on a Bench Sculpture
        • A Weathered Bronze Fairy Sculpture
        • A Weathered Bronze Archer Scuplture
        • Items can be located in the “Miscellaneous” section of the Tinkering Menu.
        • Sculptures require 85.0 tinkering and offer a 75% chance of success at Grandmaster.
        • Requires 200 bronze ingots, failure consumes 25-50 ingots.
        • Sculpture deeds are blessed and can be placed in a house.
      • A Potted Amaryllis
  • Available in 12 common and 3 rare hues.
Each plant can be “Grown by” 1 of 27 different professionals.
      • An Anniversary card from a member of the Ultima Online Development or Event Moderator teams.


Pumpkin Patches

  • Pumpkin patches are active during the month of October.
  • A new green-gourd style pumpkin is available in 2 designs from the carving kit.

Trick or Treating

  • New items are available from trick or treating,
    • Deed for a Giant Pumpkin
Blessed house addon
    • Tray of Pumpkin Spice Cider
Can be double clicked to receive a mug of pumpkin cider
    • Tray of Candy Apples
Can be double clicked to receive a candied apple
    • Gypsy Wagon Lamp
Tabletop lamp that can be turned on and off by double clicking.


Treasures of the Kotl City

  • Requires Time of Legends
  • The ruins of the Kotl City have been discovered in the Valley of Eodon. The entrance is located off the road between the Barako and Urali Tribe villages.
  • Creatures killed within the Kotl City have a chance of dropping “Artifacts of the Kotl”
  • “Artifacts of the Kotl” can be turned in for a variety of rewards,
    • Skeletal Hangman
      • Decorative house addon that retains the name of the player who places it when created.
    • Kotl Sacrificial Altar
      • Decorative house addon
    • Recipe for a Kotl Black Rod (Carpentry)
      • Quarter Staff/Gargish Gnarled Staff
      • Spell Channeling
      • Mage Weapon -0 Skill
      • 2 Faster Casting
      • 5% Lower Mana Cost
      • 10% Lower Reagent Cost
      • Craftable via Carpentry
        • Found in the “Weapons” ategory
        • Requires 100 carpentry skill
        • Base 5% chance of success
        • Requires
          • 20 Boards or Logs
          • 1 Black Moonstone
          • 1 Staff of the Magi
          • Failure consumes 5-10 logs
    • Recipe for Dr. Spector’s Lenses (Tinkering)
      • Glasses
      • 8 Intelligence Bonus
      • 4 Mana Regeneration
      • 12% Spell Damage Increase
      • 8% Lower Mana Cost
      • 10% Lower Reagent Cost
      • 5% Physical Resist
      • 10% Fire Resist
      • 14% Cold Resist
      • 20% Poison Resist
      • 20% Energy Resist
      • Craftable via Tinkering
        • Found in the “Magic Jewelry” category
        • Requires 100 tinkering skill
        • Base 5% chance of success
        • Requires
          • 200 Ingots
          • 1 Black Moonstone
          • 1 Hat of the Magi
          • Failure consumes 50-100 ingots
    • Black Moonstone
      • Ingredient required for the crafting of Dr. Spector’s Lenses & the Kotl Black Rod
    • Recipe for a Kotl Automaton (Tinkering)
      • A craftable 4 slot pet that can be used and controlled by Grandmaster tinkers.
      • Can be found in the “Assemblies” section of the Tinkering menu
      • Requires
        • 300 Ingots
        • Automaton Actuator
        • Stasis Chamber Power Core
          • Purchasable from the Collector in the Lycaeum or in chests hidden inside the Kotl City
        • Inoperative Automaton Head
          • Recovered from Automatons in the Kotl City or found in chests hidden inside the Kotl City
        • Automatons retain the hue of the metal they are crafted from and receive double the bonuses to resists and damage in line with material resist and damage bonuses found Here.
        • 4 Control Slots
        • Bonded
        • Requires Grandmaster Tinkering to use and control
    • Automaton Actuator
      • Ingredient required for the crafting of a Kotl Automaton
    • Reward Title: Menace of the Myrmidex
    • Reward Title: Zealot of Zipactriotl
    • Reward Title: Explorer of the Kotl City
    • Tribal Banners for each of Eodon’s 6 tribes
    • Katalkotl’s Ring
      • Ring
      • +10 Resisting Spells
      • +10 Meditation
      • 5 Hit Point Regeneration
      • 3 Mana Regeneration
      • 20% Spell Damage Increase
      • +20 Magery, Necromancy, Bushido, Chivalry, Ninjitsu, Mysticism
        • Skill can be selected by the player
    • Boots/Talons of Escaping
      • Thighboots/Talons
      • 4 Dexterity Bonus
      • 1 Stamina Regeneration

Weapon special Mortal Strike changes:

  • A successful Mortal Strike will render its victim unable to heal any damage for several seconds.
  • Use a gruesome follow-up to finish off your foe. Lasts for 8 seconds (player)
    or 14 seconds (NPC).
  • Does not prevent curing poison or stopping bleeding.
  • Mortal Strike does 70% of normal weapon damage to target not currently under the effects of Mortal.
  • Mortal Strike done to a target that is currently under the effects of mortal or immune will do 130% of normal damage and will no longer reset the mortal duration.
  • The duration of Mortal strike attacks done using ranged weapons will be halved.
  • An 8 second immunity timer is granted once Mortal is removed.

Champion Spawn Update:

  • In order to improve performance while in champion spawn areas we have reduced the maximum spawn count for all champion spawns. This does not effect the spawn rate.
  • Players are still required to kill the same amount of monsters to advance the spawn.

Necromancy Update:

  • Focused Spec Necromancers when casting Corpse Skin will reduced max poison and fire resist based on the casters real necromancy and spirit speak skill.

Tinkering Update

  • Repair Mode Toggle – All toolkits now have a context menu option to switch to repair mode only. This mode allows users to quickly repair items without navigating the crafting gump.
  • Tinker Pet Repair
    • Current:
      • Repairing tinker pets has a 30 second cooldown.
      • Pets are instantly repaired based on number of available ingots.
    • Proposed:
      • Repairing tinker pets no longer has a cooldown.
      • Repairing is now delayed similar to the Veterinary skill where the player’s dexterity will affect the delay.
      • Hit points repaired is calculated based on Tinkering skill ranging from a max of 12 at low skill to a max of 60 at GM with additional bonuses for pets with over 100 hit points.
      • Hit points repaired can be reduced based on damage received during repair similar to Veterinary skill healing potential is reduced.
  • Automatons
    • Requires the Time of Legends
    • When an Automaton reaches zero health a “Broken Automaton Head” will be placed in the owner’s backpack.
    • Broken Automatons can be repaired using 75 ingots matching the material type of the Automaton.
      • Can only be performed by the owner
    • Broken Automatons cannot be traded, transferred, stolen, or dropped.
    • Broken Automatons still count against pet control slots while in a broken state.

Miscellaneous Changes

  • “Stone Only” can now be set on mining tools to only dig up High Quality Granite. Niter and specialty gems can also be dug up.
  • Updated tileart for the “Eodon Wall Map”

Bug Fixes

  • Any leftover Myrmidex spawn in the Myrmidex Queen’s Chambers will be killed when the Queen dies.
  • Elementals will no longer spawn in the Shadowguard Fountain encounter once the encounter has been completed.
  • The loot for all Shadowguard bosses has been normalized so that loot is standard regardless of which of the Shadowguard bosses is encountered last.
  • Fixed issue where some Recipe IDs were not being correctly associated with their respective craftable item.
  • Spirituality Shield no longer triggers when hit by players/pets/hirelings
  • Characters with bugged Lower Mana Cost are now fixed.
  • Pen of Wisdom now properly works on the Runic Atlas.
  • Thunderstorm can no longer hit targets outside of houses while cast in houses and vice-versa.
  • Trick or Treating no longer works on NPCs from the personal attendant token.
  • Fixed issue where players could get stuck in Eodon near the marsh.
  • Players are now told that there is a maximum number of quests that they can have open at a time when they try to accept the 11th quest.
  • The Undertaker’s staff summoning range has been drastically increased.
  • Fixed issue where the Urali Trance potion would not provide mana regeneration correctly.

Classic Client 7.0.51

  • Cliloc Changes
  • Art Additions
  • Added EULA acceptance to the login process.

Enhanced Client 4.0.51

  • Cliloc Changes
  • Art Additions
  • Added EULA acceptance to the login process.
  • Corrected targeting issues with all of the targeted spell trigger spells.

TC1 Bug Fixes & Changes

  • Fixed issue where the Urali Trance potion would not provide mana regeneration correctly.
  • Fixed multiple crash issues where the enhanced client would crash when using legacy containers with your backpack.
  • Fixed issue with display of the Terms of Service and localized agreement.
  • Adjusted the destination locations for teleporters related to the Kotl City.
  • Creatures inside the Kotl City will no longer display the “add party” button when using the enhanced client.
  • Fixed issue where ghosts could bypass part of the Kotl City, self-resurrection inside the Kotl City using the Sacrifice Virtue is no longer permitted.
  • Adjusted karma on Kotl Automatons so players no longer incur a karma penalty for killing them.
  • Increased the threshold of wrong guess for the activator puzzle inside the Kotl City.
  • Corrected the spelling of the “Desiccated Myrmidex” larvae.
  • Generalized system messages related to the blood drain AI.
  • Fixed issue where sometimes the hidden chests inside the Kotl City would not function properly.
  • Fixed issue where the potted amaryllis would not be delivered from the 19th Anniversary token.
  • Increased the spawn cap for mobs in Champion Spawn areas.