Double Ascension Scrolls Until Thurs, April 20

Hail Norrathians, 

Are you working to level up your Ascension classes? If so, you’re in luck because you’ll get TWO Ascension Scrolls every time you visit your Ascension trainer until Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:59PM PDT.

Not sure what an Ascension Class is? Check out the full write up on Ascension Classes here.

Not sure where Ascension Trainers are?

  • Chosooth, Thaumaturgist Master - Located in Crusaders' Cave in Obulus Frontier
  • Miragul, Etherealist Master - Located in Nye'Caelona in Obulus Frontier
  • Najena, Elementalist Master - Located in Crusaders' Cave in Obulus Frontier
  • Aranolh Tol'Ren, Terramancer Master - Located in Nye'Caelona in Obulus Frontier

How will YOU take best advantage of double Ascension Scrolls?

Update Notes: Tuesday April 4, 2017

US EverQuest II Servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 7:00 AM PT (3 PM UTC) for an update. Estimated downtime is less than 2 hours.

All EU servers will come offline at 9:00 PM PT (4 AM UTC April 5th) for this update. Downtime is anticipated to be approximately 2 hours.

Update notes for this downtime can be found in the Game Update Notes forum once they're available.



POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Raids

  • Adds in most tier 4 encounters have had their combat mitigation reduced.

Vaedenmoor: Heart of Nightmares [Raid]

  • Adds in the Warden of Nightmare encounters have had their respawn timers corrected to intended values.
  • Corrected an issue that occasionally caused 4 adds per round instead of the intended 3 in the Warden of Nightmares encounter.

Lost City of Torsis: The Shrouded Temple [Heroic and Event Heroic]

  • The Mist Reaver's "Smothering Mist" will no longer target mercenaries or pets.

Kaesora: Xalgozian Stronghold [Solo]

  • Over-General Vihgoh will no longer reset when engaged in combat.

ABILITIES

  • Levinbolt will now correctly identify itself when it triggers a combo.
  • Corrected an issue with Granite Protector that caused its combo bonus to immediately dispel after cast.
  • Ranamed the Granite Protector's default attack spell to Battering of Stone to differentiate it from the Protection of Stone ward.

QUESTS

  • Corrected an issue that prevented Illegible Scroll Pages from being granted by mission crates completed within an expert zone.

ITEMS

  • Plate of Sunshine Gems - Item name is now correct.
  • Wicker Basket of Green Beans - Item name is now correct.
  • Chest of Fool's Gold - Item name is now correct.

The City Festival Starts in Qeynos

April is on the horizon and with it the Qeynos festivals returns to Norrath! The festival begins on Apirl 1st at 12:01am PT and runs until April 7th at 11:59pm PT. It can be found near the bridge to North Qeynos in Antonica. Visit the Far Seas caravan merchants to see all of the local specialities and other festival goods.

Server Downtime March 30th, 2017

https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq/index.php?threads/server-maintenance-march-30th.239467/

All servers will come offline March 30th, at 6:30 AM PT (1:30 PM UTC) for a brief update to address a server technical issue. Downtime is anticipated to be less than 2 hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update Notes: Tuesday March 28, 2017


US EverQuest II Servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 7:00AM PT (3 PM UTC) for an update. Estimated downtime is less than 2 hours.

All EU servers will come offline at 9:00 PM PT (4 AM UTC March 29th) for this update. Downtime is anticipated to be approximately 2 hours.

Update notes for this downtime can be found in the Game Update Notes forum once they're available.


ZONES / POPULATION
Kaesora: Xalgozian Stronghold [Solo, Heroic, Expert Heroic]
  • Over-General Vihgoh should no longer path into the walls when idle and not being attacked.
ITEMS
  • Monk and Bruiser TSO raid set 6-piece bonus (riposte chance) now stacks properly with their class focus effects.
  • Warlock TSO raid set 2-piece bonus now grants some additional damage to Apocalypse.
  • Several TSO tradeskill items that had a required level of 82 have been correctly set to level 80.
  • Several items in Kurn's Tower have had their stats upgraded slightly to match items from Ward of Elements.
QUESTS
  • Vanishing Act - Damaging "a visage of fear" too quickly will no longer prevent the quest from updating.
ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Shanaira the Prestigious in Arcanna'se Spire: Order and Chaos [Raid] should now correctly update personal achievements.
  • All bosses within Crypt of Dalnir: The Kly Stronghold [Expert-Raid] and Arcanna'se Spire: Order and Chaos [Expert-Raid] should now award flawless achievements.
  • Corrected an issue that caused the guild achievement for defeating Setri Lureth to not update correctly.

Patch Wed March 22nd, 2017

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All EverQuest Live Servers will be brought offline on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 6:30AM Pacific* for maintenance. Servers will be unavailable for approximately three hours.

Keep an eye on the EverQuest forums and social media for status updates and for news if additional downtime is needed.

*Convert to your local time

Update Notes: Tuesday March 21, 2017

ZONES / POPULATION
Encounters from Kunark Ascending should no longer periodically remain stuck in a stunned or rooted state.

Castle Highhold [All Versions]
Defeating Gudre Blackhand too quickly will no longer prevent him from dying by chandelier.

Lost City of Torsis [All Versions]
Meld of Vapor will no longer chain cast Spell Diffusion.

Lost City of Torsis: The Shrouded Temple [All Versions]
The Meld of Haze's damage shield, Toxic Meld, can now only trigger once every 10 seconds.

Arcanna'se Spire: Order and Chaos [Raid]
Shanaira the Prestigious should take more equal damage from all damage sources.

Crypt of Dalnir: The Kly Stronghold [Expert-Raid]
Gorius the Gray should now allow more time for his expert encounter.
Mitigation for the Minor and Major Gooblin adds have been slightly reduced.

Zek, the Scourge Wastes [Solo]
Knotbark for the quest "Knotbarking Up the Wrong Tree" should now spawn as a solo boss instead of heroic when triggered by killing Touk Deadwood.

QUESTS
"The Greater Good" has had its required time of completion increased from 4 minutes to 10 minutes.
Reduced the requirement for completing "Tome Tomb" from 25 to 20 for The Ruins of Cabilis [Solo] and [Heroic].
Ghoulbane Empowered - Toranim Skyblade will now offer or advance this quest for players who have already completed "Restoring Ghoulbane" and "The Symbol in the Flesh."
Heroes Honored - Gurlig now reminds the player they were sent to the ruins of Guk, if their quest is incomplete.
The Allu'thoa Front - Harvesting the Tallest Leaf will now place a "Tasty Russet Palm Leaf" in your inventory overflow, if your inventory is full.
The Rock - The dialogue between Osh, Merrik and Nika should no longer remain stuck.

The Ruins of Cabilis [Solo and Heroic]
Whether on the quest, "Egg Eradication," or not, creeping guardians will always drop spider eggs when killed. The eggs, however, can only be seen when the quest is active.

Kaesora: Xalgozian Stronghold [Solo and Heroic]
Putting Souls to Rest - Reduced the number of updates from 25 to 20 and increased the completion timer from 4 to 5 minutes.

MERCENARIES
The Gathering Goblin will shout "Death to you!" less often.

ITEMS
Kurn's Anger may now be equipped by all classes.
Shimmering Spellweaver's Bracers will no longer appear as boots when equipped, but as something else, probably bracers.
The correct crafting counter icons will appear when creating Curse of Void VII (Grandmaster).
Expert's Black Jade Waistguard now has the correct amount of base Potency.
Expert's Standard of the Over-General now has the correct amount of base Potency.
Expert's Brute Fur Cloak now has the correct amount of base Potency.
Expert's Amalgam of Efficacy now has the correct amount of base Potency.
Decurio's Charged Leather Boots now has the proper boots icon.
Dagger of Qlark - Item name is now spelled correctly.     

Moonlight Enchantment is Back

The monthly live event Moonlight Enchantments starts tonight! The grottos will open on the 20th at 12:01am PT and close on the 21st at 11:59pm PT. The time applies directly with no conversion to all servers.


Check out our Moonlight Enchantments guide and peek at the rewards!

2017 Anniversary and Update #70

Item Collector patched and spells updated! Thanks Rswiders!

Also Anniversary for 2017 events kick off tomorrow folks. See Daybreak's post about it here.

You can see all of our Anniversary information here.

Here is the 2017 schedule.

Frostfell, Starts 12/03/2016 00:00; Ends 01/07/2017 23:00. 
New Years, Starts 12/26/2016 00:00; Ends 01/21/2017 23:00. 
Erollisi Day, Starts 02/01/2017 00:00; Ends 02/15/2017 23:00. 
Brew Day - Starts 03/15/2017 00:00; Ends 03/29/2017 23:00. 
18th Anniversary will run from March 16th 12:01AM PDT to May 10th 11AM PDT. 
Drunken Gnome Race will run from March 16th 12:01AM PDT to May 10th 11AM PDT. The race starts 3AM PDT, 9AM PDT, 3PM PDT and 9PM PDT on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays this event starts at 12AM (midnight) PDT, 6AM PDT, 12PM (noon), PDT and 6PM PDT. 
150% (or 50% bonus on top of a already 100% rate) XP will run from March 16th 12:01AM PDT to March 31st 11:59PM PDT. 
14th - 17th anniversary content will run from March 16 at 12:01AM PDT to May 10th 11AM PDT. 
5th - 13th anniversary content will run from April 12th 12:01AM PDT May 10th 11AM PDT. 
Bristlebane Days (the event), Starts 03/22/2017 00:00; Ends 04/05/2017 23:00. 
Hardcore Heritage 1 & 2 - zone_blackburrow zone_cazicthule, Starts 05/10/2017 00:00; Ends 05/24/2017 23:00. 
Hardcore Heritage 3 & 4 - zone_gukbottom zone_unrest, Starts 05/24/2017 00:00; Ends 06/07/2017 23:00. 
Hardcore Heritage 5 & 6 - zone_crushbone zone_permafrost, Starts 06/07/2017 00:00; Ends 06/21/2017 23:00. 
Hardcore Heritage 7 & 8 - zone_mistmoore zone_soldungb, Starts 06/21/2017 00:00; Ends 07/19/2017 23:00.

Hardcore Heritage 9 - zone_sebilis, Starts 5/16/2017 00:00; Ends 6/20/2017 23:00.

Death, Death, Death!, Starts 07/19/2017 00:00; Ends 08/02/2017 23:00. 
Living Legacy 1 & 2 - IRA Marathon and IRA Sprint, Starts 08/02/2017 00:00; Ends 08/16/2017 23:00. 
Living Legacy 3 & 4 - Endurance and Avatar of Despair, Starts 08/16/2017 00:00; Ends 08/30/2017 23:00. 

 

Update #70

Updated Items: Tome: Amplified Frenzy Rk. III ;  Tome: Demolishing Volley Rk. III ;  Spell: Speed of the Brood ;  Spell: Hoar Frost Rk. III ;  Full C.O.B.B. Chest ;  Rage Sorcerer Cap ;  Rage Sorcerer Bracer ;  Rage Sorcerer Gloves ;  Gila Monster Hatchling Bile ;  Curing Kit ;  Rage Sorcerer Trousers ;  Rage Sorcerer Sleeves ;  Rage Sorcerer Sandals ;  Rage Sorcerer Robe ;  Scuffed Journeyman's Rucksack 

Click Read More to see the rest of the updates.

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