Update Notes: Tuesday March 20, 2018

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Solusek Ro's Tower: Citadel of the Sun [Raid]

  • Corrected an issue that could sometimes cause the Arlyxir ring event to not complete successfully.
  • Corrected an issue that caused the "Bellows" ability to not fire off reliably in the Arlyxir encounter.

Planes of Prophecy Raids

  • All spells that bosses cast on the entire party which last the entire encounter have been renamed with the prefix "Surge:"
  • Bosses below tier 4 should no longer increase their "Surge" damage over time spells if you have not defeated the previous bosses. All other requirements remain the same.

ABILITIES

  • Corrected a bug that prevented Feral Rampage from triggering unless it was from a caster targeting spell.

ITEMS

  • Noble Taig Rhul, the Loyalty Realtor, is now selling the "Calm Forgotten Pools Sproutling" and "Ulteran Spires Replica".
  • Head Butler Z'Ral and Seneschal D'naraz once again properly drop legendary set shoulders.
  • Rings of Planar Power now properly have green adornments, and have had their effects adjusted slightly.
  • Unwashed Non-metallic Boots have had their crit bonus replaced with crit bonus overcap to match other armors of that tier.
  • The 2-piece set bonus on the EoF Requiem (Dirge) set now properly reduces Cacophony of Blades reuse by 25s, as stated in the description.
  • Beastlords may now select the Blade of the Sky reward from the quest Drawing Out the Cazi.
  • Ancient Musical Harp - Item is now tradeable.
  • Chronoportal Phenomenon books are now tradeable.
  • Bubonium Setting, Ignasium Setting, Mechanium Setting and Tempestium Setting are now no-trade.

TRADESKILL

  • Etherium Greatsword of Rage recipe now created the Etherium Greatsword of Rage.
  • Primitive Elm Bookshelf recipe is now named Primitive Elm Bookcase.
  • Removed Fizzlebottom's Remarkable Rechargeration Recipes recipe book from Gnort Fizzlebottom, as the product produced is no longer a valid item.
  • Reduced the amount of Vanadium required to craft the Gnomish Safety Recaller.
  • Reduced the amount of Acrylia required to craft the Overclocked Gnomish Hovering Device.

QUESTS

  • A Stitch in Time, Part II - Voonark gives accurate directions now for finding the components to the lightning rods.
  • For Whom the Doll Tolls - Respawn time on the dirty doll has been reduced.
  • A greater Threat - Journal description has been changed to indicate the quest targets are located "...in lesser Faydark."
  • Basilisks are now flagged as reptiles for familiar capture.
  • Drakota are now flagged as drakes for familiar capture.

PUBLIC QUESTS

  • Frozen Venom in Shard of Hate can more easily be forested regardless of one's size.

Double XP Weekend! March 16-19

Here’s even more incentive to venture out into the world of Norrath this weekend: DOUBLE EXPERIENCE FOR MEMBERS!

Now, until Monday, March 19, 2018 at 11:59PM PDT on, all servers will have double experience for Members! Double Experience will be applied to Adventure, Tradeskill, and AA.

We’ll see you in Norrath.

EQ Update #47 & Patch Incoming Tomorrow

Patch Incoming Tomorrow Morning

Source

All EverQuest Live Servers will be brought offline on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 6:30 AM PT* for an update. Downtime is expected to last approximately 5 hours.

Patch notes for this update will be found in the Game Update Notes section of the forums once they are made available.

*Convert to your local time

 

March 14, 2018
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*** Highlights ***

- March 16, 2018 marks EverQuest's 19th Anniversary! We're grateful for all of you who have made this possible. Keep an eye out for new and returning special events in the upcoming weeks!
- Have you been looking for an opportunity to start fresh? Our newest Progression Server, Coirnav, launches on March 16, 2018! See the forums for details.
- Bristlebane's been rummaging around in his vault recently and has found some once-lost items! Check the Marketplace for limited time offers during the 19th Anniversary!


*** Items ***

- Adjusted the base modification of Jeweled Skull of Null to make the stats closer to the group version if you have completed no Veeshan's Peak raids.
- Procs on weapons can now activate if the item has a click cooldown that is different from the spell activated on a proc.
- Removed the small knockback from Rain of the Overthere on Hoarded Worker Sledgemallet and Jeweled Hoarded Worker Sledgemallet.
- New player starting tunics can no longer be traded and have no value.
- Fixed the spelling of Deathseeker on three items.


*** Tradeskills ***

- Fixed a problem where combine failures were not always returning the tools used.
- The recipe for Scaleborn Warmonger Coat now requires Combine Draconic Scale Transmogrificant.


*** Quests And Events ***

- End of Empire (Mission and Raid) - Fixed a bug that could cause the Unhammered and No Outbreaks achievements to fail when they should not.
- Hoshkar (Ring of Scale) - Smoothed out the intervals at which Hoshkar casts his spells. They should no longer cast at the same time.
- Balance of Power (Raid) - Fixed an issue that would prevent completion of the Ghosted achievement.
- Fell Foliage (Mission) - Lowered the maximum number of players allowed in this mission to 6.
- Jondin's Fern Flower quest can now be completed.
- Crypt of Sul Heroic Adventures - Removed some NPCs that should not have spawned in these missions.
- Reduced the level of many Heroic Adventure NPCs. This mostly affects rares in The Broken Mirror.
- Vex Thal - Bosses will now tether in the Agent of Change instances.
- Vex Thal - Akhevan Warders will again banish people.
- Vex Thal - Kaas Thox Xi Aten Ha Ra will no longer tether if it gravity fluxes.


*** Spells ***

- Detrimental beam spells no longer attempt to hit many types of invalid targets such as friendly NPCs (including pets), auras, and invulnerable NPCs. Beneficial beam spells now include friendly NPCs (including pets), and exclude enemy NPCs and players.
- Spell/Tome reward sets from Ring of Scale will now hide abilities you have already memorized when you view them. If you have used a tablet or symbol before this change but not selected a reward you will have to reuse the tablet or symbol to do so.
- Moved all melee timers up one ID in order to fix several timing issues with procs.
- Bard - Corrected an issue where certain songs would attempt to begin playing twice.
- Druid - Corrected the description of Chill of the Wildtender.
- Druid - Reduced mana costs on most DoT spells to better reflect the damage they do.
- Ranger - Strength of the Wildstalker should now prevent the same or lower ranks of Brell's Blessed Bastion from landing.
- Shaman - Increased the damage on Curse of Sisslak so that it is an upgrade to Bane as intended. Increased damage on higher level spells in the Blood of Saryrn DoT line as a result.
- Shaman - Lowered mana costs on most spells in the combined DoT lines. Fast (two tick duration) DoTs are all more efficient than their parent spells.
- Warrior - Corrected the descriptions for the Scowl line of abilities.


*** AA ***

- Magician - Fixed a bug where rank 1 of Frenzied Burnout only increased 1-Hand Blunt damage rather than all melee damage.
- All - Quick Draw has been refunded.


*** NPCs ***

- NPCs will no longer summon or cast spells on the corpses of players who are hovering.
- Reduced the level of many Heroic Adventure NPCs. This mostly affects rares in The Broken Mirror.
- Encounters that have a 100% chance to generate a rare now have a delay before they will spawn. These encounters now have a respawn variance as well.
- Veeshan's Peak (Ring of Scale) - Changed the factions used by NPCs in the zone to be distinct from the faction in the original Veeshan's Peak. Faction loss for killing the Denizens of Veeshan's Peak will be heavy. They do not like when mortals kill their kin.
- Overthere (Ring of Scale) - Corrected the spelling of Fereth.
- Mercenary Liaison NPCs now have a more consistent category name and spelling.
- In the Tower of Frozen Shadow, killing an enraged vampire on floor 7 will no longer spawn Cara Omica on floor 4.
- Only one instance of Champion Ultharas will be active at one time in Arcstone.
- Ice goblins in Permafrost now have more varied names. Corrected a problem that could prevent some ice goblins from spawning if there were too many active elsewhere.
- The following NPCs are no longer flagged as rare:
- - Grandmaster R`tal, Mistress of Scorn, Lord of Ire, Lord of Loathing, Avatar of Abhorrence, High Priest M`kari, Coercer T`vala, Magi P`tasa, Ashenbone Broodmaster, Master of Spite, Muramite Commander, Ulga the Elfeater, Ogoruk the Charming, Nendor the Daunting, Zurul the Bonecruncher, Korizar the Neckbreaker, Death Fang Teraz, Alassh the Cannibal, Katazz the Twisted, Nentassh the Blade Queen, Iross the Sledge, The Steel Serpent, Akazz the Blood Goddess, Thunderstone, a rotting warchest, a Malgrin Legion warchest, a Xillsfar Legion warchest, Kael Militia Captain, an Imperial Gravemaster, Wraith of a Di`Zok Hero, Vrex High Priest, Secrets of Faydwer faction vendors, thick boned skeleton, thick tailed skeleton, thick skulled skeleton, Barkley, Bloodmaw, a froglok hunter, a froglok forager, Nosja (the common version), and Daman (the common version)
- The following NPCs are now flagged as rare:
- - Maru the Twelfth Born, A Wrulon Sentry, Tower of Frozen Shadow NPCs that are triggers to spawn rares, a large undead gnoll, an angry librarian, an enraged shadow beast, an enraged relative, Cara Omica, VhalSera, Tserrina Syl`Tor, Tenebrous NPCs that are triggers to spawn rares, Heratius Grolden, Valdanov Zevfeer, Oracle Froskil, Vessel Fryn, Knight Dragol, Master Fasliw, Dreadlord Dekir, Keeper Sepsis, Hierophant Ixyl, Harbinger Josk, Doom, Thruke, Flayhte, Dragontail, Commander Sils, Stonebeak, Ffroaak, and Throkkok
- Many rares have had their spawn chance or spawn time adjusted.


*** Progression Servers ***

- Fixed an issue where /blockspell commands would clear upon zoning.
- The Ice Witch and Greshvoule in Permafrost will not spawn until Planes of Power is unlocked.
- Recipes for Golden Idols and alchemy Distillates now require Shadows of Luclin to be unlocked.
- Added an Agent of Change for Theater of Blood in Arcstone. The Twisted Harmonic Chime will still be needed to request and enter this instance.
- Some doors in Unrest will be locked on servers that have not yet unlocked Ruins of Kunark. You may need to find the key or bring a rogue proficient with lock picks.
- - These keys will no longer drop on servers that have unlocked Ruins of Kunark.


*** Miscellaneous ***

- Fixed an issue that would cause the game to crash when entering Arx Mentis, Chapterhouse of the Fallen, and the Breeding Grounds.
- Fixed an issue that was causing collection or tradeskill task steps to fail outside of specific zones.
- Many original EverQuest zones have had their experience modifier adjusted for balance reasons and/or to encourage variety in leveling.


*** UI ***

- Fixed a bug where merchants would mix up the singular and plural name of currencies when buying and selling items for alternate currencies.
- Fixed an issue where the Window Selector would not open the map.
- Fixed an issue where the Map window would not open the map toolbar.
- Fixed an issue where the Task Overlay window was not saving its settings.
- Removed the potion belt and added a new hotbar. Hotbars now go to 11.
- The Guild window no longer resets your scroll position when a guild member zones.

- Changed -
EQUI.xml 
EQUI_HotButtonWnd.xml 
EQUI_ItemDisplay.xml 
EQUI_OptionsWindow.xml 
EQUI_PotionBeltWnd.xml 


*** Previously Updated ***

- Drusella's Vault - This event should activate properly again.
- The Veeshan's Peak Agent of Change is now able to send you to the correct instance when Omens of War unlocks on Progression Servers.
- Bristlebane was here.



- The EverQuest Team

Patched files can be found by clicking on Read More on page 2.


Site Update

In this update, more classic items and recipes were tagged.

Click Read More to see all the udpates.

Update Notes: Tuesday March 6, 2018

TIME-LOCKED SERVERS

  • The Echoes of Faydwer unlocks on the Fallen Gate heritage progression server along with six new account wide Heritage Rewards.

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION

Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Surge [Raid]

  • The Rimefist ability of Brynju and Emmerik should now have a better description to explain why the damage increases over the duration of the encounter.

Plane of Innovation: The Wasteyards [Raid]

  • Many bosses which took reduced noxious damage should no longer differentiate against damage types.

Plane of Disease: The Source [Heroic]

  • Gryme's stun resistance is only applied for a maximum of 20 seconds.

Shard of Hate: Eye Spy [Tradeskill]

  • Writhing ires have gone on permanent vacation, as have a couple other creatures, to make traversing the Shard less dangerous.

Halls of Seeing

  • Venekor should now reset properly if saving the instance and returning later.

Deathtoll

  • The Amorphous Drake should now reset properly if you leave the zone and return

Mistmoore Inner Sanctum

  • Non-Boss Creatures that charm should now stun instead.

ITEMS

  • Updated stats on many items in Echoes of Faydwer expansion zones.
  • Bluejacket's Boots - Is now actually boots, as intended.
  • Bluejacket's Sleeves - Is now actually sleeves, as intended.
  • Rewards from the the quest "The Master of the Fluttering Wing" are now usable at level 70.
  • Corrected an issue that granted double tier multipliers to Planar Elixir of Thorns, Valorous Elixir of Thorns and Thunderous Elixir of Thorns
  • Mechanical Travel Gear will now allow those that have completed "A Stitch in Time, Part V: Sealed With Hate" to travel directly to the Coliseum of Valor.
  • Rewards from EoF era collection quests (level 60+) have been updated.

QUESTS

  • The Scar - No longer offers "Retired Item", but does offer a larger coin purse.
  • A Solemn Request - No longer offers "Retired Item", but does offer a larger coin purse.
  • Cry of the Siren - No longer offers "Retired Item", but does offer a larger coin purse.
  • The tradeskill weekly mission, "A Restitch in Time," will properly update through completion of a Planes of Prophecy Dungeon [Tradeskill] Daily Mission.
  • A Restitch in Time: Eye Spy - The 3 components for the Arcane Ocularum obtained via The Fiend Fount no longer need to be crafted. Instead, gathering resources and exchanging those resources for the components through The Fiend Fount is all that is required.
  • A Restitch in Time: Bridge Run - The timer for this mission has been removed.
  • Doctor's Orders: Shard of Hate now grants rare harvests and a chance to receive Celestial Teachings for those that have completed A Stitch in Time, Part V: Sealed With Hate.
  • Restitch in Time daily and weekly missions no longer grant any infusers, and can now reward a progress potion.
  • Familiars Wild quest will now update correctly for creatures that fall into multiple creature classifications such as many wolves being both dire and canine.
  • The Statuette of Lady Tera for the Soulfire quest line can now be found somewhere in Nektropos: Tribulation (in addition to its original location).

PUBLIC QUESTS

  • Planes of Prophecy public quests now randomize the order in which they activate once per day.

QUESTS

  • Restitch in time daily missions now grants Far Seas Trading Company Tokens and Ancient Rubicite Relics.
  • Restitch in Time weekly mission now grants Far Seas Trading Company Tokens.

Update Notes: Tuesday February 27, 2018

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Plane of Innovation: Security Measures [Tradeskill]

  • Both versions of the zone should now give a different message if using an EMD on a security pillar in the main room that has already been deactivated.

Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Chase [Event Heroic & Duo]

  • Frostward's curse, Biting Cold, inflicts percent-based damage instead of outright death if the target is unprotected.

Plane of Innovation: The Wasteyards [Raid]

  • Hacked Clockworks should now more reliably despawn if the raid wipes to Meldrath the Malignant.

Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Surge [Raid]

  • Corrected an issue that occasionally would cause Emmerick Skyfury to not die correctly when defeated.

Chamber of Rejuvenation [Raid]

  • Trakanon should no longer be able to use his target checking ability more often than he should be able to.
  • Added a message to the Invoker of Spirits to explain why it can sometimes fail very quickly.

ABILITIES

  • Corrected a bug that prevented Stalk IX from being added to Predators automatically.

ITEMS

  • Mechanical Travel Gear will now offer a choice to go to the Plane of Valor if you have completed the quest Legacy of Power: Tyrant's Throne
  • Stalk IX (Ancient) and Stalk IX (Grandmaster) spell scrolls may now be scribed.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the Beastlord spells Feral Destruction, Savage Rake, and Warder's Ferocity from dropping in the world.

QUESTS

  • A Restitch in Time will now grant different gemstones in subsequent weeks.
  • Familiars Wild - Corrected an issue where the all possible quest targets would display as possible updates. The quest bauble will no longer be able to trigger on heroic or raid encounters.
  • The weekly mission "The Planes: Chapters 1 through 5 [Heroic I]" will now grant your choice of dungeon crafting component upon completion.
  • For the Voice She Once Had - Daysinte now gives flavor text for those searching for the Aluxob Focus.

PUBLIC QUESTS
Shard of Hate: Gates of Scorn [Public Quest]

  • Scorn fiends around Scornbone respawn much slower.
  • Imp repellents last 120 seconds.
  • Damage from Spite Grenade and Hate Ball have been increased to 25% and 50%, respectively.
  • Raging destroyers have less hitpoints.
  • Trash encounters spawned with Scornbone now have less hitpoints and receive more damage.
  • Scorn fiends can now more easily be herded into their portals simply by clicking them while the appropriate imp repellent is active.
  • Turret harvest depots now allow for up to 60 units of each resource to be withdrawn.
  • The number of updates to complete stage 3 has been reduced from 72 to 48.
  • The number of updates to complete stage 4 has been reduced from 132 to 96.

EQ Update #35 and Item Collector Update

Just a couple things updated for today. I've been busy working on the spell changes.

Edit: The item collector has been patched by Rswiders for the 2-22-2018 patch.

Click Read More to see all the updates.

Update Notes: Thursday February 22, 2018

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Solusek Ro's Tower: Radiance [Challenge Heroic]

  • The areas that trap players within the second area should no longer trap players who are near the door but not in the room.

Echoes of Innovation [Public]

  • The barrier at the beginning of the zone should now despawn when 36+ players are present and the Public Quest starts early.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • The tradeskill achievement, "A Restitch in Time," will now update after completing each of the listed missions.

ABILITIES
ASSASSIN

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 7% on live servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 9% on Time-Locked servers.

BEASTLORD

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 2% on live servers.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented effects that trigger off of casting advantages such as Truespirit's Ferocity from working when the advantage was a targeted effect.

BERSERKER

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 11% on live servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 4% on Time-Locked servers.

BRIGAND

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 3% on Time-Locked servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 5% on live servers.

BRUISER

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 8% on live servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 8% on Time-Locked servers.

COERCER

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 3% on Time-Locked servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 9% on live servers.

DIRGE

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 10% on live servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 2% on Time-Locked servers.
  • Added a component to Gravatas that will increase the damage of priest profession abilities by 2.2 per spell tier.

FURY

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 6% on Time-Locked servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 8% on live servers.

GUARDIAN

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 4% on live servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 5% on Time-Locked servers.

ILLUSIONIST

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 2% on live servers.

INQUISITOR

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 4% on Time-Locked servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 7% on live servers.

PALADIN

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 5% on live servers.

RANGER

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 3% on live servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 3% on Time-Locked servers.

SHADOWKNIGHT

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 4% on live servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 6% on Time-Locked servers.

SWASHBUCKLER

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 10% on Time-Locked servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 12% on live servers.

TEMPLAR

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 3% on Time-Locked servers.
  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 6% on live servers.

TROUBADOR

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 3% on live servers.

WARDEN

  • Increased the damage of profession Spell and Combat Arts by 9% on live servers.

WARLOCK

  • Decreased the damage of Cataclysm X by 19%.

ITEMS

  • Planar Supremacy will now increment the buff based on the total amount of qualifying achievements the character has completed, instead of relying on a forced linear progression.
  • Aluminum orbs from Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Lightning Strikes [Tradeskill] will now be sorted into the Artisan's Harvest Stash.
  • Heated Clay Temper will now longer be sorted into the Artisan's Harvest Stash.
  • The Arcane Ocularum used in Shard of Hate: Eye Spy [Tradeskill] now has unlimited charges and cannot be used while in combat.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the Leathery Hide and Granite Shield effects from triggering from the Armored Ipsumodon and Mineral Protector familiars.
  • Fixed an issue with Season 3 Fabled familiars that gave them a higher potency increase at Familiar Level 5 for players below level 95.

QUESTS

  • A Stitch in Time, Part V: Sealed With Hate - You may now see the portal to Shard of Hate: New Ownership [Tradeskill] if you are on the section to Take Innoruuk's Seal.
  • A new instance of The Molten Throne, Portals to Nowhere [Tradeskill], is now available. This version offers a different challenge and can be completed to update "A Stitch in Time, Part V: Sealed With Hate."
  • A Restitch in Time: Security Measures will now update after unlocking Meldrath's workshop.
  • A Stitch in Time, Part I: Security Measures will now update after unlocking Meldrath's workshop.
  • A Restitch in Time: Rebirth; Corrected an issue that prevented condensed magma from being harvested in Solusek Ro's Tower: From the Ashes [Tradeskill].
  • Steward Aelin in Qeynos and Steward Kres in Freeport now grant a daily mission that can be completed to earn a current season familiar crate.

PUBLIC QUESTS
Shard of Hate: Gates of Scorn [Public Quest]

  • Raging destroyers no longer regenerate health quite so fast.
  • Harvest Depots for each crafting station now allows for the withdrawal of 30 units of a single resource, up from 6.
  • Turrets now require a specific fuel to build. This incendiary coal is offered free from the merchant, Xil'Tana Rizon, who sells the turret recipes.
  • Scornbone inflicts greater damage than before. This damage can be reduced through crafting.
  • Scornbone can no longer be damaged if he has at least 10 increments of Hateful Brood.

Server Downtime Tomorrow Morning 2-21-2018

Here is tomorrow morning's patch notes.

Click on Read More to see the files patched.

 Source

February 21, 2018
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*** Highlights ***

- Fixed several problems with Ring of Scale items. See the Items section below for details.
- Many UI features are no longer expansion restricted on Progression Servers including but not limited to: clicking items from bags, bandolier, blocking spells, and the quest journal.


*** Items ***

- Items that can be converted will now always show the conversion preview link when inspected. Previously this link could only be seen if the item was in your inventory.
- Containers that can be converted must now be empty of all items before they will process the conversion.
- Lore is now enforced in the item recovery system. The recover tab in the merchant window will no longer allow for the storage of multiple items in the same lore group. Destroying an item while another in the same lore group exists in the recover tab will not add the most recently destroyed item to the recover tab.
- Fixed the spell types on Crasher to allow the Remote Healing Blessing V proc to function.
- Skull of Null is now All/All and a charm slot item. Fixed the shielding effect. Changed the click spell to Annul Magic.
- The Mask of Monstrosity from the Plane of Mischief now casts Illusion: Ogre instead of Chill Sight.
- The Hoarded Worker Sledgemallet can be equipped in the primary slot instead of the charm slot.
- Added a Spell Research Table for placement in your house. It can be purchased from Varlad Rahnta in the Neighborhood.
- Lowered the damage on Strike of the Blood Orchid to one-hand weapon appropriate.
- Boon of the Soother now triggers on heals instead of damage spells.
- Scale Touched Dragonbrood Cowl now has Faerune.
- Chalandria's fang now mentions its intended level cap of 100.
- Overlord and Archon Phlogiston armor now have 75 purity.
- Ring of Scale unique edible foragables have had the tradeskill flag removed.
- Ring of Scale chase items now have Augmentation slots.
- For Ring of Scale items, added bash damage to shoulders, backstab damage to cloaks, kick damage to neck items, and frenzy damage to select face items.
- Phlogiston two-handed weapons with negative poison resist now have a save of 127.
- Scale Touched Dragonbrood Armwraps now have Cleave VII - 38.
- Fixed an issue with the stats granted by the Ring of Scale power sources, which were lower than intended.
- Sebilisian Dragonhunter Cowl and Sebilisian Dragonhunter Armwraps now have the correct icons.
- Coercer's Conflagrant Wristguard now has the group poison/chromatic focus.
- Coercer's Phlogiston Wristguard, Archon's Phlogiston Bracer, Dread Suzerain's Phlogiston Bracer, and Feral Lord's Phlogiston Wristguard now have the raid poison/chromatic focus.
- Trader's Satchel and its colored variants are now heirloom.
- The following keys will now be added to the key ring when used: Wind Etched Key, Gem-Etched Key, Symbol of Torden, and Crystalline Globe.
- The Brain in a Jar, Painting: Tink N Babble, Statue: Iksar Head, Emperor Ganak Throne, Statue: Iksar Bust, and Froglok Head in a Jar will now be flush with the ground when placed in housing in Cursor Mode.
- Typos in the following items were fixed: Dull Broadsword of Decay, Rust Venom, Tevik's Vision, Forgeborn Shield, Tome of Tash, Spell: Illusion: White Bunny, and the spelling of Hoshkar in focus effects.
- Claiming an item without having the appropriate available inventory space should no longer result in losing both the item and the claim. Instead, either the item will be placed on your cursor or the claim will be restored.
- Race Change Scrolls will no longer remove spells in your spellbook unless you do not qualify to know them due to deity restrictions.


*** Tradeskills ***

- Salvage can now return all items that were used in the recipe regardless of how many items the recipe returns on failure. For example: failing to create a Conflagrant Fish Scale Sheet can now return between two and ten Conflagrant Fish Scale Swatches instead of just two.
- Changed the name of Conflagrant and Phlogiston Katar to Conflagrant and Phlogiston Claws. Renamed the appropriate recipes. Added the proper offhand look and modified the book Weapon and Shields of Combination to mention claws instead of a katar.


*** Quests And Events ***

- If you leave a shared task, you are no longer able to join a different instance of that task until the task you left ends.
- Drusella's Vault (Raid) - It is no longer possible to trigger the raid by standing in the starting area near the room where the raid takes place.
- Balance of Power (Raid) - It should now be possible to receive the Foul Breath achievement.
- Balance of Power (Raid) - The death of the real High Arcron Ioulin will no longer despawn all adds in the raid.
- Balance of Power - (Raid and Mission) - The portals can no longer be opened like chests.
- End of Empire (Raid and Mission) - Fixed an issue where the Kar`Zok soldiers would sometimes not drop a Defender's Shield. The Combine allies in this fight will no longer be selected when using cycle-target.
- Fell Foliage (Mission) - Removed the mechanic where Caktiikii teleports people into the ravine. Slowed the spawn rate of the adds and increased the number required for the boss to lock his HP by one.
- Fell Foliage (Mission) - Reduced the number of the same cactus adds needed to create the atrocious cactus from 5 to 3. Also fixed a bug that caused one too many to be needed to spawn the atrocious cactus.
- Removed zone restrictions from all of the collect steps of Crestra's earring quests.
- Hoshkar - Cloud of Frailty and Massive Cloud of Frailty now debuff casting speed instead of buffing it. In addition, the slow debuff component now stacks with haste effects.
- Corrected the achievement references in the holiday events.
- Find Fibblebrap - Corathus - Bellfast will now offer his missions properly and will give you all of the information that he was originally intended to give.
- Dreadspire Keep - The statue in Dreadspire Keep that can be used to enter the Demi-Plane of Blood will now work properly in pick zones.
- Flight of the Seeker - It is no longer possible to accidentally kill The Seeker and fail the mission.
- The Master of Dreadspire - Hailing The Master of Dreadspire will reveal which answers you gave to Arturos, Irrissa the Seer, Ur-Koraag, and Ariahn Teller.
- The Master of Dreadspire - The Master of Dreadspire will now remember the top several players of his hatelist and resume attacking them after the Burst of Dawn effect from the Glimmering Dawnstone wears off.
- Porthio, the Second Born - The shared aggro between Porthio and Nightshade should work more reliably.
- Emperor Ssraeshza - Emperor is now tethered to his room.
- Most Vex Thal bosses now tether to their rooms.
- Legacy Heroic Adventures have received several tuning and functionality changes:
- - Heroic Adventure NPCs have lower stats at level 106+, compared to their January 2018 stats.
- - Spells cast by NPCs in Heroic Adventures scale in approximately the same way that the NPCs' stats scale. For levels 101+ this was generally an increase.
- - Heroic Adventures stop scaling at the maximum level in the era they were introduced. For example, 15th anniversary and Call of the Forsaken errands released when the maximum level was 100, so even if there is a level 101+ player in the zone, the highest these adventures will scale is as if the max level player in the zone were level 100.
- - Heroic Adventures experience and point reward scaling have been adjusted to better reflect their difficulty.
- - Heroic Adventures daily quest experience and point reward scaling have been adjusted to better reflect their difficulty.


*** Spells ***

- Fixed a bug where some characters were unable to learn any new combat abilities.
- Corrected an issue where some spells erroneously displayed 'begins to sing a song.<>'
- Berserker - Corrected the descriptions for the amount of hatred reduction on Jarring Jolt and Axe of Rekatok Jolt Effect.
- Cleric - Increased the AC granted by Armor of the Merciful slightly.
- Druid - Increased the AC granted by Arcronite Skin and Arcronite Blessing and adjusted stacking blockers so that they are no longer overwritten by Assurance.
- Druid - Increased the mana regeneration rate of Arcronite Skin to match Arcronite Blessing.
- Druid - Greatly reduced the damage of combined DoTs above level 70. The Flame Lick and Gelid Moonbeam lines have been further reduced in damage to reflect that they were not stackable before stacking groups were created.
- Shaman - Greatly reduced the damage of combined DoTs above level 70.


*** AA ***

- Cleric - Fixed the description for rank 18 of Divine Retribution.
- Magician - Fixed a bug that caused Second Wind Ward to trigger Second Wind on the magician rather than their pet when their pet reached low health. Modified Second Wind to better coexist with other AC buffs.
- Paladin - Fixed a bug where ranks 35-37 of Lay on Hands would not reset on death like previous ranks.
- Rogue - Fixed the duration of ranks 22-23 of Rogue's Fury.
- Wizard - Changed rank 11 of Evoker's Synergy to trigger off of Shocking Vortex rather than Ethereal Braid.


*** NPCs ***

- Overthere and Skyfire (Ring of Scale) - NPC spells Aggressive Buffet, Irritating Spines, Rake, and Soul Drain no longer land through immunities. The Irritating Spines debuff's duration has been reduced.
- Veeshan's Peak (Ring of Scale) - NPCs should regard pets in the more common way now.
- Veeshan's Peak (Ring of Scale) - Hard rares will respawn more slowly and will have a maximum of one power source.
- Xalgoz in Sathir's Tomb has returned to his proper race.
- Lashun Novashine in Plane of Health has remembered what he wanted to say and should now respond properly.
- Big cat familiars will no longer eat other people's familiars, because that's naughty. Bad kitty!
- Depths of Darkhollow - Several quest NPCs are now immune to attack. This includes but is not limited to the Doorman in Dreadspire Keep and Shadowalker Dustspirit in Stoneroot Falls.
- Shadowalker Dustspirit in Stoneroot Falls now has the (Missions) tag.


*** Collections ***

- Many collectibles from Call of the Forsaken and The Broken Mirror now have lore text.
- Fixed the typos in the collectibles and associated achievements for the Dull Broadsword of Decay and Rust Venom.


*** Progression Servers ***

- Many UI features are no longer expansion restricted, including but not limited to: clicking items from bags, bandolier, blocking spells, and the quest journal.
- Added an Agent of Change for the Veeshan's Peak revamp, available when Gates of Discord unlocks.
- The Cazic-Thule instance offered by the Agent of Change will now grant lockouts as intended.
- The Temple of Cazic-Thule will now turn into the Accursed Temple of Cazic-Thule when Planes of Power unlocks.
- The Praesertums in Sanctus Seru are now in the progression instance zone with Lord Inquisitor Seru.
- - The Agent of Change no longer requires the key. It still does a level check.
- - The Arx Key teleports you to the Lord Inquisitor Seru area in the base zone UNLESS you are in the progression instance or a pick zone for Sanctus Seru, in which case it will teleport you to the Lord Inquisitor Seru area in the zone you are in.
- - The entrance point of the progression instance is now near the relative location of the Agent of Change that sends you there, not the Agent of Change is in the Lord Inquisitor Seru area that can teleport you out of the instance.
- The initial ranks of mercenary alternate advancement abilities can now be obtained with the release of Seeds of Destruction.
- Fixed a bug that caused low level fire pets to cast an incorrect spell in eras prior to Planes of Power.
- All adoptable heritage crate mounts now have text in the adopt effect description that state that Luclin must be unlocked in order to adopt the mount.
- The sky and outdoor settings are now consistent between Luclin Agent of Change instances and base zones. This will allow for summoning a mount in the instance if it can be summoned in the base zone.
- Ruins of Kunark must be unlocked in order to claim Kunark teleporter items.


*** Miscellaneous ***

- Performed significant upgrades to both the client and server to utilize more modern hardware and operating system features.
- Added a warning message when starting the game on Windows Vista, XP, and older operating systems:
- - In a few months the game will be unable to run on such systems.
- - Please refer to the minimum system requirements on our website.
- Fixed an issue where characters that had previously changed race did not have their innate skills updated to the expected values.
- NPC names will be capitalized at the beginning of FLURRY or RAMPAGE messages.
- Corrected an issue where players on non-PVP servers were hitting a distance limit when /targeting another player.
- Corrected an issue that could cause characters to fail to load into the Character Select screen.
- Corrected several misspellings of Lxanvom.


*** UI ***

- The AA abilities window will now display descriptions for your current ability rank as well as the next rank available for purchase.
- You can now toggle a border on the Task Overlay window.
- Fixed an issue where quests were being removed from the Task Overlay window on logout.
- Merchants that use alternate currencies will no longer purchase your coin items.
- The Find Item Window now filters equipped items and items in your inventory as separate locations.
- Corrected an issue where players were not being added to the guild window after zoning or logging in.
- The bazaar and find item windows UI positioning has been adjusted.
- Added focused mana cost, range, endurance cost, resist mod, and push information to the spell display window.
- The guild window no longer counts players who are not displayed in each page's total, and the players per page setting is now saved.
- Corrected an issue with the Reset button on the Find Item Window.

- Changed -
EQUI_AAWindow.xml 
EQUI_BazaarSearchWnd.xml 
EQUI_FindItemWnd.xml 
EQUI_GuildManagementWnd.xml 
EQUI_TaskOverlayWnd.xml 

*** Previously Updated ***

- Master Vule the Silent Tear - Master Vule will always leave a corpse when slain.
- Corrected a problem that could cause the Cazic-Thule zone to continually repop when a progression instance was active.
- Cleric - All spells in the Holy Intervention Strike line are now Chromatic resists with a -10 modifier. Fixed several other inconsistencies with early ranks of these spells.
- Necromancer - Fixed a problem that prevented Adalora's Shade and Reliving Assassin from spawning pets if you did not have a spell focus that affected them.


- The EverQuest Team

Update Notes: Wednesday February 14, 2018

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Plane of Disease: Outbreak [Heroic & Solo]

  • The flythrough when High Dragoon V'Aliar spawns will only play while you are on the quest, "Legacy of Power: Realm of the Plaguebringer."

Solusek Ro's Tower: Monolith of Fire [Heroic]

  • Estryxia now only has 10 increments of "From the Ashes."

Solusek Ro's Tower: Monolith of Fire [Heroic & Solo]

  • Estryxia's wall of flames now moves faster.

Plane of Innovation: Security Measures [Tradeskill]

  • Corrected an issue that would prevent the final door from opening if all bits were "true".

ITEMS

  • "Scuffed Torsis Floor Tile" is now appropriately marked as a Building Block house item.

TRADESKILLS

  • "Horizontal Window Frame in Tall Divider of Mossy Briarwood" is now included in carpenter essentials volume 33.

PUBLIC QUESTS

  • Shard of Hate: Gates of Scorn [Public Quest]
  • Azure and Violet Imp Repellents can now be applied one at a time.
  • Spite Grenade and Hate Ball inflict less damage to Scornbone.

Update Notes: Tuesday February 13, 2018

GENERAL

  • Game Update 105: A Stitch in Time: This update opens a new tradeskill signature line available to level 100 crafters. Check your in game mail or the Plane of Magic to start the adventure. More details may be found here.
  • Fixed a client crash related to switching audio settings.
  • Fixed an issue causing the client to take a long time to start.

FAMILIARS

  • Familiars may now be leveled to a maximum level of 10.
  • Season 3 Familiars are now available from Public Quest missions and the Marketplace!
  • Examining a season 3 Familiar allows you to consume that familiar and add experience to your currently summoned familiar. Full details may be found here.

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Planes of Prophecy

  • Encounters now have improved corpse loot, coin and and new curiosities and relics have been added to Planes of Prophecy treasure tables.

Plane of Innovation: The Wasteyards [Raid]

  • Many bosses have had their damage mitigation reduced. You may notice an overall health increase, but the encounters should not take as long even with the offset health increase.
  • The Construct Automaton will no longer be able to be put into a situation where he will no longer gain increments of "Circuit Reversal".

Plane of Disease: Virulent Insurrection [Raid]

  • Corpulus' spawned clouds should now better reflect the area they affect.
  • Both versions of Wretch's "Sicken" spell should now properly check for immunities to AOEs.

ABILITIES

  • Pact of the Fire Tyrant will now cancel when the caster changes Ascension Classes.
  • Corrected a bug with Dark Infestation that prevented the broodlings from casting above level 101.
  • Wards now indicate how much ward is remaining. “YOUR [Wardname] absorbs [#] points of damage from being done to YOURSELF. ([#] points remaining)”
  • Wards will now critically apply for a minimum of a 20% increased ward amount on Time-Locked servers.

ITEMS

  • Narrow Divider of Ethernere Stone - Can now scale very large, like other building blocks.
  • Half Block of Ethernere Stone - Can now scale very large, like other building blocks.
  • Triangle Tile of Ethernere Stone - Can now scale very large, like other building blocks.
  • Stats on the Qeynos city quest Wand of Magical Infusions now match those on the Freeport quest Wand of Illusory Protection.
  • A number of quest rewards from the Fallen Dynasty adventure pack have been upgraded with era-appropriate stats.
  • Items from several Fallen Dynasty raid bosses now have era-appropriate stats. (Direvine Matron, Bonesnapper, Chel'drak, and Xux'laio)

TRADESKILLS

  • Artisan Essentials Volume 3 - 8 new building blocks of elm have been added!
  • Craftsman Essentials Volume 13 - 8 new building blocks of maple have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 23 - 8 new building blocks of ash have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 33 - 8 new building blocks of mossy briarwood have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 33 - 8 new building blocks of briarwood have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 43 - 8 new building blocks of fancy fulginate have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 43 - 8 new building blocks of plain fulginate have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 43 - 8 new building blocks of teak have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 53 - 8 new building blocks of banded sandalwood have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 53 - 8 new building blocks of plain sandalwood have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 53 - 8 new building blocks of indium have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 63 - 8 new building blocks of adamantine have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 63 - 8 new Halasian building blocks have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 63 - 8 new building blocks of rosewood have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 73 - 8 new building blocks of redwood have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 83 - 8 new building blocks of sumac have been added!
  • Carpenter Essentials Volume 90 - 8 new building blocks of Ethernere Stone have been added!

PUBLIC QUESTS
Planes of Prophecy

  • Public Quests now reward 2 Tears of Ro to participants upon completion, regardless of having the Doctor's Order quest.
  • Public Quests will start sooner than the full 10 minutes if there are at least 36 players present.
  • Riposte damage in all Public Quest zones has been reduced.

QUESTS

  • Epic 2.0 Quests now only require Ascension Level 5 to start. City and Epic 1.0 quests are no longer required.
  • Shattered Seas: Enter the Savage Lands - Guldri will now advance this quest, even if you have already accepted or completed "A Deinodon is Angry".
  • The Allu'thoa Menace - Defeating the Allu'thoa dispatcher in one hit no longer breaks the scripted event.
  • A Source of Malediction - Searching the chest at the top of the dais in The False Sepulcher will now update the quest, even if you have already obtained "The History of Gynok Moltor".
  • A Cauldron's Calling - The guestroom drawers in Nektropos Castle are no longer active for those who already have this quest.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For - Journal now specifies the zone required is "The Tower of the Moon: Infiltration".