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October 23rd Patch Update Notes

Discussion in 'Vanguard Stratics Forums' started by Mystic Princess, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. Game Updates October 23,2008

    GENERAL

    Shores of Darkness

    The KDQ wants you. An elite group within the organization known as Kamelott, Inc. has discovered an artifact believed to belong to an ancient race. The organization is now recruiting all adventurers to assist them in collecting information on the artifact and recover some property they lost on the way.

    The KDQ is offering all adventurers a spot within their ranks and this spot comes with a full benefits package. So if you are brave enough, join the KDQ at Kamelott’s Landing in the Shores of Darkness.

    Help the KDQ investigate the strange artifact discovered on the forgotten battlefield.
    Become an agent of the KDQ rising up the ranks as you gain faction and accomplish tasks unlocking new reward potential along the way.
    A new camp where players can meet, group up, craft, browse the market, or store items in their bank.
    Repeat the quests daily gaining faction and more chances at rewards.
    Over 700 new equip-able items are available for those who help the KDQ.
    A variety of new expendable potions.
    A diplomacy slot item similar to the Isle of Dawn bracelet.
    A new never released mount.
    Some other rare and unique items.
    New recipes.
    The introduction of new item mods.
    Healing Effectiveness
    Healing Crit Chance
    Healing Crit Amount
    Flurry Resistance
    Rage Resistance
    Another chapter in the story of the Xennumet.
    RAIDS
    Lost Canyon

    Karax Woefather awaits any adventurers who want wish to challenge him. Be wary when travelling in the Lost Canyon.
    Ruin Falls

    Another one of Torkald’s brothers, Varking the Accursed has risen up challenging any who are brave enough to find him in Ruin Falls.
    Zossyr Hakrel

    The Jharru of Zossyr Hakrel need help stopping the force known as Guar the Earthen Destroyer
    Blighted Lands

    Si'Imr-Li the Harbinger stands at the gate of the nexus guarding the door to the ulvari homeland. Can you defeat him and find out more about this strange threat to Telon?
    Fengrot Reitemized

    Fengrot’s loot table has been revamped. His old loot has been moved to a bonus loot table split between him and Varking. A variety of all new items have been added to a separate table. These new items should better match the difficulty of the encounter.
    APW

    The Core Processor will drop the dungeon specific loot like the Exalted (ores, gems, molds, dusts, etc.), plus he has his own unique loot now.
    Much to the dismay of the Thestran Watch, some happy haunts have assembled a small party outside of New Targonor to celebrate the Festival of the Grim Harvest, despite Sartok’s recent activities in Telon. Interested parties should hurry, as there’s no telling how long they’ll be gathered.
    ADVENTURING
    Some NPCs will now be able to land critical hits. To maintain balance, this has been restricted to new content and certain high-end encounters.

    Fixed the riftway map, not displaying after clicking on the riftway.

    Fixed a bug for when dead NPCs were not being removed from your antigroup list

    Fixed a bug for when dead NPCs were sometimes not being put into a death state

    Changed messages for critical heals

    Group leader will now see invited characters in group when the leader was previously in a disbanded raid subgroup higher than 1
    CRAFTING
    Kavos the Dyer, an exotic crafting goods merchant, has set up shop in New Targono

    The crafter's rented horse should now properly grant the rented-mount effec

    The quests to learn other crafting styles can now not be taken at the same time. This should prevent any issues with taking two quests at the same time, turning one in, and making one quest uncompletable until it is abandoned and re-taken.

    Fixed the icon for the item, Batch of Stiff Axe Grips

    Fixed the tool tip for item, Set of Cotton Cloth Dolls

    Fixed the quest, Learning of Caia. You should now be able to accept the quest

    Fixed the level description for item, Plain Ratty Saddlebags

    Fixed the 'Required Level' and 'Item Level' description on recipe, Stiff Leather Weapon Upgrade Recipe

    Fixed the flagging on the item, Tall Sealed Vielthread Kojani Basket. Item was incorrectly flagged as 'Journeyman Artificer' instead of 'Journeyman Outfitter'

    The outfitter recipe for the quest, "Artifact Lost" is now properly removed when the quest is finished
    DIPLOMACY
    Fixed a bug with Afrit, Sand Runner

    Fixed the proper buff to Parley, Foreign Interest

    Fixed quest, Absolutely Painless. You should be able to accept it properly now

    Fixed the quest, Deliveries for Haftan where you could sometimes get locked in parley

    Fixed NPC Gray Knight Commander (he wasn't responding to your 'Hail' and was gating the quest)

    Fixed the preconditions to the Diplomacy Web Quests

    Fixed the icon on the item, Sinful Cocoa

    The item "Card of the Eyelord" now displays the correct statistics

    The item "Tanvu Poet Boots" should now show the correct graphic

    Fixed the tooltip for the item, Card of Cost and Result. It should now contain the activated ability in the tooltip

    Fixed the deconstruction state on the item, Phylactery of Mard Jeddah
    QUESTS
    Fixed the quest, By Night where it was not deleting the quest item upon abandoning the quest

    Fixed a broken node on the quest, Tranquil Thought

    Fixed a bug where you received improper flagging on the quest, Strength Defined. Should work properly now
    ITEMS
    Fixed a stacking issue with Brown Laigone Kojani Caravel Hull

    Fixed the description on Exquisite Handwear of Ingenuity. It cannot be upgraded

    Fixed the description on Exquisite Sandals of Ingenuity. It cannot be upgraded

    Fixed the description on Exquisite Smock of Ingenuity. It cannot be upgraded

    Fixed the description on Exquisite Smock of Reasoning. It cannot be upgraded

    Fixed a stacking issue with Jade Green Stalwart Kojani Caravel Hull

    Fixed a stacking issue with Kojani Caravel Helm

    Fixed a stacking issue with Light Blue Laigone Kojani Caravel Hull

    Fixed a stacking issue with Light Brown Brega Qalian Caravel Hull

    Fixed a stacking issue with Practice Qalian Caravel Mast

    Fixed a stacking issue with Practice Qalian Caravel Nyi Figurehead

    Fixed a stacking issue with Qalian Caravel Mast

    Fixed a stacking issue with Thestran Caravel Rudder

    You should now be able to equip Kormstu's Jeweled Warhammer

    Fixed the graphics on Masterwork Vagabond's Preserving Stone Hammer of Retribution (previously no appearance was visible)

    Fixed the icon for Archmage Robe

    Fixed the icon for Skinned Ulvari Robe

    Fixed the icon for Talitis' Lost Robe

    Fixed the icon for Xylian's Hand Wraps

    Fixed the icon for Plagued Tunic