Downtime Wednesday, March 13, 2013

All EQ2 Servers will come down on Wednesday, March 13, at 7:00 am Pacific (2:00 pm London) for an update. The expected downtime for US servers is one hour, and for EU servers is 2 hours.

The full patch notes are available below.


MEMBERSHIP UPDATES
The following restrictions have been removed on Free and Silver accounts:

  • Class selections (Beastlord still requires Age of Discovery)
  • Race selections (Freeblood still requires purchase)
  • Bag slots
  • Shared Bank slots
  • Active journal quests allowed

GENERAL
There is no longer a broker fee for buying Krono from the broker.

GUILD ACHIEVEMENTS
Removed duplicate Soren the Vindicator guild achievement.

The following guild achievements should now update properly:

  • Soren the Vindicator
  • Turt Turganpuncher
  • Turt Turganpuncher (Challenge)
  • Statue of Rallos Zek
  • Statue of Rallos Zek (Challenge)

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
General
Some raid aoe spells in Plane of War, Harrow's End (raid), Sleeper's Tomb Unearthed [Raid], and Sleeper's Tomb: a Temporal Leap [Raid] have been modified to reduce zone lag.

Altar of Abhorrence
When Baelon or Baroddas is slain his chest will now spawn on his platform instead of near his corpse.

Wurmbone's End: Nox Incessit
Hit points and melee damage has been reduced on some bosses and boss adds.

Wurmbone's End: Nox Incessit [Challenge]
Hit points and melee damage has been reduced on bosses and boss adds.

ABILITIES / ALTERNATE ADVANCEMENT
Dirge

  • Echoing Howl now applies Resonation exclusively to the bard. Resonation does substantially more damage than it used to and its heal applies to the group.
  • Double Echo now increases Resonation's heal and damage by 50% per rank.  This applies before potency.

Troubador

  • Reverberation now applies Energetic Reverberation exclusively to the bard.  Energetic Reverberation does substantially more damage than it used to and its power applies to the group.
  • Imbued Reverberation now increases Energetic Reverberation's power and damage by 50% per rank.  This applies before potency.

Beastlord

  • Ralissk's Perception now applies exclusively to the beastlord.  The triggered damage does substantially more damage than it used to and its heal and power applies to the group.
  • Bolstered Perception now increases Ralissk's Perception triggered effect's heal, power and damage by 50% per rank.  This applies before potency.

LIVE EVENTS

Brewday

Rummaging for answers - Goblish stones now respawn.

 

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