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Patch Incoming Tomorrow Morning 1-17-2018

Patch incoming tomorrow morning folks.

https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq/index.php?threads/server-downtime-january-17th-6-30-am-pt.246508/#post-3618306

All EverQuest Live Servers will be brought offline on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:30AM Pacific (2:30 PM UTC) for maintenance. Servers are scheduled to be unavailable for approximately 5 hours.

If you would like a preview of what is in the patch take a look at the test patch notes here. I'll post the actual patch notes here once they are posted or patched in.

January 17, 2018
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*** Highlights ***

- Added an /outputfile recipes command. See the Tradeskills section for details.
- The Iksar Heritage Crate and the Broker's Backpack Set are now available on the Marketplace!
- Characters that did not have the proper rank of Hero's Fortitude, Resolution, or Vitality should now be fixed.
- Fixed a bug that could result in the loss of mercenary experience at higher levels.
- Corrected the size of target decals for AE spells. Previously they were off by about 10% from the actual size.


*** Items ***

- Mount, Illusion, and Familiar Key Ring Slots have returned to the Marketplace. They now have a cap of 250 slots.
- If an item is stackable and has a convert button, one item from the stack will be converted per click instead of the entire stack.
- Fixed Island Toxin to correctly reduce the target's melee accuracy and increased the duration from 12 to 30 seconds.
- Raised the tier of Improved Dodge on Shattered Mirror of Self-Loathing to VII.
- Bridle of the Balefire Wyvern will now dismiss the mount if clicked again like other mount items.
- Gorowyn Translocator Lantern now notes "This item is placed on a ceiling."
- Scale Touched Dragonbrood Leggings now have Ferocity XI.
- Wrapped Conflagrant augments are no longer temporary and Wrapped Conflagrant type 5 augments stack to 20.
- Ability: Enchant Conflagrant Platinum and Ability: Mass Enchant Conflagrant Platinum are now enchanter only and will correctly teach their abilities.
- The charm descriptions on Polished Ember Relic, Venril Sathir Charm, Ioulin's Warrant, and Conflagrant Charm of Security now correctly state that Ring of Scale armor is required.
- Corrected the visual appearance and icons of Phlogiston Tower Shield, Phlogiston Kite Shield, and Phlogiston Buckler.
- Fixed the name of Signet of the Forge Lord.
- Fixed the negative stats on Grave.
- Fixed the description for Fury of the Beast, the click spell on Beastlord chest items from Ring of Scale.
- Fixed the description for Secretion of the Mamba, the click spell on Rogue leg items from Ring of Scale.
- Fixed the descriptions of Elixir of Clarity XIX, Spider's Bite Poison X, Bite of the Shissar Poison X, Elixir of Health XIX, Healing Potion XIX, Elixir of Healing XXI, Elixir of Spiritualism XIX, Elixir of Replenishment XIX, Spider's Bite Poison Strike XI, Bite of the Shissar Poison Strike XI on various potions and poisons from Ring of Scale.
- Changed the augmentation slot type from 7 to 8 on all Phlogiston non-visible items.
- The purity augmentation slot in Ring of Scale group armor is now type 13.
- Changed the proc on Brilliant One Eye to Burst of Flames III.
- Corrected the proc and focus on Phlogiston Longbow.
- Many legacy Hero's Forge ornaments will no longer drop from higher level NPCs.
- Type 5 Tier 2 augments now drop in appropriate zones.
- Added the ability to place Draconic Poison, Acidic Abrasive, Drachnid Toxin, Phlogiston Miasma, and Draconic Formula in potion belts.
- Irae Faycite Shard: Skorpikis Blade Strike can now correctly be used by rogues.


*** Tradeskills ***

- Added an /outputfile recipes command. It will output the names of tradeskill recipes you know if they qualify you for additional skill points past the 300 cap.
- Sub combine items for Crestra's Earring are now no-trade.
- Changed the text in the Ring of Scale poison book (Osbdosmn) to include a mention of Distilled AA ingredients and correct the reference to Sculptured Poison Vials.
- It is now possible to create Scorpion's Agony XIX, Strike of the Shissar XIX, Strike of Ssraeshza XIX, E`ci's Lament XIX, Myrmidon's Sloth XIX, Fighter's Bane XIX, Vallon's Tactic XIX, Tallon's Tactic XIX, Anger of the Shissar XIX, Hate of the Shissar XIX, Gelidran Lament XIX, Pyrilen Burn XIX, Monk's Bane XIX, Archer's Bane XIX, Warlord's Bane XIX, Messenger's Bane XIX, Quellious' Trauma XIX, Solusek's Burn XIX, and Hero's Toxin III poisons.
- Increased the drop rate of Conflagrant Silk.


*** Quests And Events ***

- Ring of Scale raids will now drop the intended amount of coin.
- Fixed a few typos in Crestra's dialogs.
- Crestra's quests will be more forgiving if you fail to follow instructions and create the earring early. Forcing an update to your inventory (looting or destroying an item) will force an update to your quest if you are currently in this situation.
- Fit for the New World - The guards on patrol will no longer re-spawn and are worth significantly less experience.
- End of Empire (mission) - The mission will no longer grant raid achievements.
- Balance of Power (mission) - Fixed a bug that was making it impossible to succeed at the 'Unburnt' achievement.
- Talendor (mission) - Fixed a messaging error that would say that the 'Hard Way' achievement had failed when it hadn't.
- Talendor (mission) - Nexona no longer casts the raid version of Shadow Flames. Talendor now has hit points more appropriate to a mission for two groups.
- Talendor (mission) - The Veeshan's Peak mission for Ring of Scale now properly requires participants to have the key to Veeshan's Peak.
- Veeshan's Peak (Ring of Scale) - Everyone will need the proper key to be in the zone.
- Fell Foliage (mission) - Made this event more challenging.
- End of Empire (mission) - All three of the soldiers should drop shields.
- Balance of Power (mission) - NPCs in this mission will no longer give raid out of combat cooldowns or /con as raid level targets.
- End of Empire (raid) - Warleader Hegron's corpse will no longer depop if he has loot.
- Chokidai Unbound - The chokidai will find a new master if it can't see the current one. If everyone in the group that is alive in the zone is invisible, it will run away forever and be sad.
- Chokidai Unbound - Lavalisks should no longer fail to spawn at the end of the quest, unless you do not have an egg for them to eat.
- Fixed a bug with some reward sets failing to offer experience for level 106+ players (e.g. the tasks offered by Master Hunter Jilare in Shard's Landing).
- The tasks 'All to Scale', 'Killing Claws', and 'Bipedal Dragons' no longer share a replay timer.
- Fixed a problem with three events that could erroneously send someone on a one-way trip to Qeynos.
- Master Vule, the Silent Tear - This raid is now instanced instead of open air contested. Speak to Margaret Hill in Dreadspire to launch the raid.
- Master Vule, the Silent Tear - This event has received various minor changes and improvements.
- Zi-Thuuli of the Granite Claw - The reward chest for Zi-Thuuli of the Graniteclaw should spawn at his location instead of on a random person in the Demi-Plane of Blood.
- Mayong Mistmoore (Demi-Plane of Blood) - Mayong will only allow a limited number of item debuffs when he is at high health. More opportunities to debuff him will appear as he takes more damage.


*** Spells ***

- Bard songs now display full casting information similar to normal spells when a bard begins to sing.
- Bard songs no longer display a message when the song ends or is interrupted.
- Beastlord - Increased damage, HP, AC, and skills of all level 106+ warders. Increased the level of pets focused by Enhanced Minion XIX and higher.
- Cleric - Increased the damage dealt by Unyielding Hammer of Zeal.
- Cleric - Corrected the spell description for Divine Response.
- Enchanter - Increased damage, HP, AC, and skills of Nureya's Animation.
- Magician - Increased damage, HP, AC, and skills of all level 106+ elementals. Increased the level of pets focused by Enhanced Minion XIX and higher.
- Magician - Fire pets will properly cast Frenzied Elemental Bolt again when under the effect of Frenzied Burnout.
- Necromancer - Increased damage, HP, AC, and skills of all level 106+ servants. Increased the level of pets focused by Enhanced Minion XIX and higher.
- Paladin - Remorse for the Fallen will now affect spells up to level 110.
- Shadowknight - Increased damage, HP, AC, and skills of Minion of T'Vem.
- Shadowknight - Remorselessness will now affect spells up to level 110.
- Shadowknight - The Glowing Clawed Tablet of the Ring of Scale will no longer grant duplicate scrolls.
- Shadowknight - The Glowing Marked Symbol of the Ring of Scale will now grant Scroll: Touch of T`Vem Rk. III in addition to the other level 110 items.
- Shaman - Increased damage, HP, AC, and skills of Mirtuk's Faithful.
- Wizard - Increased damage dealt by Virnax's Pyroblade.
- Wizard - Corrected spell descriptions for Funnel of Frostbite and Claw of Qunard.


*** AA ***

- Characters that did not have the proper rank of Hero's Fortitude, Resolution, or Vitality should now be fixed.
- Mercenary - Changed the prerequisite for rank 11 of Healing Acumen and Mystic Destruction to be rank 15 of Improved Spell Resistance rather than rank 16.
- Berserker - Ranks 4-5 of War Cry of the Braxi will now trigger the correct spell.
- Monk - Fixed a missing 30 second duration extension on ranks 28-30 of Zan Fi's Whistle.
- Paladin, Shadowknight - Enduring Reproval will now focus the level 108 combat ability Spurn.
- Paladin - All ranks of Divine Protector's Unity now include the buff Silent Piety.
- Rogue - Removed the restriction which required you to be invisible to activate Shared Stealth, which fixes the bug where the ability would not last its intended duration if the recipient was invisible.


*** NPCs ***

- Heroic Adventure NPCs will now scale more appropriately at higher levels instead of being drastically easier than similarly leveled content.
- Praetor Scout Ellidia is now findable.
- Added cash loot to NPCs in Ring of Scale zones.
- Made the following changes to the rare NPCs in Gorowyn:
- - Increased the spawn rate of rare NPCs.
- - Changed the placeholder of Head Boiler Akett to a soup boiler so that he is no longer on the same fast-respawning encounter as the meat broilers that are quest targets.


*** Mercenaries ***

- Fixed a bug that could result in the loss of mercenary experience at higher levels.


*** Collections ***

- The items for the 'Rocks and or Boulders' collection set will now correctly spawn in Veeshan's Peak replacing the errantly spawning set 'Dragonhunter's Folly'.
- Corrected a bug where collection items for Sathir's Tomb and Howling Stones could drop from the wrong location.


*** Progression Servers ***

- Enrid Ebonclaw is now available when Omens of War unlocks.
- The Curse Begins - This task can now be completed in era. Nisha Lightbrook's spawn is now restricted to Dragons of Norrath.
- The Ring of Scale Painting can now be claimed after House of Thule has unlocked on the server.


*** Miscellaneous ***

- Corrected the size of target decals for AE spells. Previously they were off by about 10% from the actual size.
- Race Change Scrolls will now properly grant racial skills.
- Fixed a client crash that could occur when logging into the game or logging out to server select.
- Corrected an issue with /target not consistently working on corpses or players with a corpse in the zone.


*** UI ***

- Added pagination to the guild management window.
- - By default, the page size is 100.
- - This greatly improves responsiveness and performance of the window for large guilds.
- Alternate Currency vendors that offer parcel services will now properly mail your items.
- The merchant window now displays expanded coin cost as a tooltip.
- Purchasing an item will no longer cause the merchant window to scroll back to the top every time.
- Added a default text color for the UI.
- Corrected an issue where the client could crash when changing loot filter settings.
- The bazaar and find item windows UI positioning has been adjusted.

- Changed -
EQUI_AAWindow.xml 
EQUI_AchievementsWnd.xml 
EQUI_AchievementWnd.xml 
EQUI_ActionsWindow.xml 
EQUI_AdvancedDisplayOptionsWnd.xml
EQUI_AdvancedLootWnd.xml 
EQUI_AdventureLeaderboardWnd.xml
EQUI_AdventureRequestWnd.xml 
EQUI_AdventureStatsWnd.xml 
EQUI_AggroMeterWnd.xml 
EQUI_AlarmWnd.xml 
EQUI_AlertHistoryWnd.xml 
EQUI_AlertStackWnd.xml 
EQUI_AlertWnd.xml 
EQUI_AltStorageWnd.xml 
EQUI_AudioTriggersWindow.xml 
EQUI_AVA_ItemSearchWnd.xml 
EQUI_BandolierWnd.xml 
EQUI_BankWnd.xml 
EQUI_BarterMerchantWnd.xml 
EQUI_BarterSearchWnd.xml 
EQUI_BarterWnd.xml 
EQUI_BazaarConfirmationWnd.xml 
EQUI_BazaarSearchWnd.xml 
EQUI_BazaarWnd.xml 
EQUI_BigBankWnd.xml 
EQUI_BlockedBuffWnd.xml 
EQUI_BlockedPetBuffWnd.xml 
EQUI_BodyTintWnd.xml 
EQUI_BookWindow.xml 
EQUI_BugReportWnd.xml 
EQUI_CastingWindow.xml 
EQUI_CharacterCreate.xml 
EQUI_CharacterListWnd.xml 
EQUI_CharacterSelect.xml 
EQUI_ChooseZoneWnd.xml 
EQUI_ClaimWnd.xml 
EQUI_ColorPickerWnd.xml 
EQUI_CombatAbilityWnd.xml 
EQUI_CombatSkillsSelectWindow.xml
EQUI_ConfirmationDialog.xml 
EQUI_Container.xml 
EQUI_DynamicZoneWnd.xml 
EQUI_EditLabelWnd.xml 
EQUI_EQMainWnd.xml 
EQUI_EventCalendarWnd.xml 
EQUI_ExtendedTargetWindow.xml 
EQUI_FeedbackWnd.xml 
EQUI_FellowshipWnd.xml 
EQUI_FileSelectionWnd.xml 
EQUI_FindItemWnd.xml 
EQUI_FindLocationWnd.xml 
EQUI_FriendsWnd.xml 
EQUI_GemsGameWnd.xml 
EQUI_GiveWnd.xml 
EQUI_GroupSearchWnd.xml 
EQUI_GroupWindow.xml 
EQUI_GuildBankWnd.xml 
EQUI_GuildCreationWnd.xml 
EQUI_GuildManagementWnd.xml 
EQUI_HelpWnd.xml 
EQUI_HeritageSelectionWnd.xml 
EQUI_HotButtonWnd.xml 
EQUI_HtmlWnd.xml 
EQUI_IconSelectionWnd.xml 
EQUI_InspectWnd.xml 
EQUI_Inventory.xml 
EQUI_ItemDisplay.xml 
EQUI_ItemExpTransferWnd.xml 
EQUI_ItemOverflowWnd.xml 
EQUI_JournalCatWnd.xml 
EQUI_JournalNPCWnd.xml 
EQUI_KeyRingWnd.xml 
EQUI_LargeDialogWnd.xml 
EQUI_LayoutCopyWnd.xml 
EQUI_LFGuildWnd.xml 
EQUI_LoadskinWnd.xml 
EQUI_LootFiltersCopyWnd.xml 
EQUI_LootFiltersWnd.xml 
EQUI_LootSettingsWnd.xml 
EQUI_LootWnd.xml 
EQUI_MailAddressBookWindow.xml 
EQUI_MailCompositionWindow.xml 
EQUI_MailIgnoreListWindow.xml 
EQUI_MailWindow.xml 
EQUI_ManageLootWnd.xml 
EQUI_MapToolbarWnd.xml 
EQUI_MapViewWnd.xml 
EQUI_MarketplaceWnd.xml 
EQUI_MercenaryInfoWnd.xml 
EQUI_MercenaryManageWnd.xml 
EQUI_MercenaryMerchantWnd.xml 
EQUI_MerchantWnd.xml 
EQUI_MIZoneSelectWnd.xml 
EQUI_MusicPlayerWnd.xml 
EQUI_NameChangeMercWnd.xml 
EQUI_NameChangePetWnd.xml 
EQUI_NameChangeWnd.xml 
EQUI_NoteWindow.xml 
EQUI_ObjectPreviewWnd.xml 
EQUI_OptionsWindow.xml 
EQUI_PetInfoWindow.xml 
EQUI_PlayerCustomizationWnd.xml 
EQUI_PlayerNotesWindow.xml 
EQUI_PlayerWindow.xml 
EQUI_PotionBeltWnd.xml 
EQUI_ProgressionSelectionWnd.xml
EQUI_PurchaseGroupWnd.xml 
EQUI_PurchaseWnd.xml 
EQUI_PvPLeaderboardWnd.xml 
EQUI_PvPStatsWnd.xml 
EQUI_QuantityWnd.xml 
EQUI_RaceChangeWnd.xml 
EQUI_RaidOptionsWindow.xml 
EQUI_RaidWindow.xml 
EQUI_RealEstateItemsWnd.xml 
EQUI_RealEstateLayoutDetailsWnd.xml
EQUI_RealEstateManageWnd.xml 
EQUI_RealEstateNeighborhoodWnd.xml
EQUI_RealEstatePlotSearchWnd.xml
EQUI_RealEstatePurchaseWnd.xml 
EQUI_RespawnWnd.xml 
EQUI_RewardSelectionWnd.xml 
EQUI_SendMoneyWnd.xml 
EQUI_ServerListWnd.xml 
EQUI_ShareWnd.xml 
EQUI_SkillsWindow.xml 
EQUI_SocialEditWnd.xml 
EQUI_SpellBookWnd.xml 
EQUI_StoryWnd.xml 
EQUI_TargetOfTargetWindow.xml 
EQUI_TargetWindow.xml 
EQUI_TaskOverlayWnd.xml 
EQUI_TaskSelectWnd.xml 
EQUI_TaskTemplateSelectWnd.xml 
EQUI_TaskWnd.xml 
EQUI_TemplateCharacterWnd.xml 
EQUI_TemplateSelectWnd.xml 
EQUI_TextEntryWnd.xml 
EQUI_TipWnd.xml 
EQUI_TitleWnd.xml 
EQUI_TrackingWnd.xml 
EQUI_TradeskillWnd.xml 
EQUI_TradeWnd.xml 
EQUI_TrainWindow.xml 
EQUI_TributeBenefitWnd.xml 
EQUI_TributeMasterWnd.xml 
EQUI_TributeTrophyWnd.xml 
EQUI_VideoModesWnd.xml 
EQUI_VoiceActionBarWnd.xml 
EQUI_VoiceMacroWnd.xml 
EQUI_VoteResultsWnd.xml 
EQUI_VoteWnd.xml 
EQUI_ZoneGuideWnd.xml 
EQUI_ZonePathWnd.xml


*** Previously Updated ***

- Corrected the rewards for the quests Stomp the Invaders, Stomp the Defenders, and Tooth and Fist.



- The EverQuest Team

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Tuesday January 9, 2018

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Planes of Prophecy Public Quests

  • You will now be removed from Public Quest zones 5 seconds after accepting the reward for completing the PQ to ensure your quest properly updates for the turn-in to Dr. Arcana.

Raids

  • All tier1 raid bosses should no longer gain additional damage bonuses unless fighting less than 12 players. (Some were set to 18).

The Laboratory of Lord Vyemm

  • Doors should work more reliably.

Plane of Disease: The Source [Heroic]

  • Seven Fanged Curse will remain cured once...cured.

Plane of Disease: The Source [Heroic & Solo]

  • Acquiring the Grotesque Visage should no longer permanently leave a screen splatter effect.

Plane of Innovation: Parts not Included [Event Heroic & Duo]

  • Fixit's (all versions) Exhaust Blast buff can be dispelled with Spare Energy Cells through a right-click option when appropriate.

Plane of Innovation: The Wasteyards [Raid]

  • Adds in the Gearbox encounter should now be noticed when they are killed.
  • Adds in the Gearbox encounter will now correctly kill any target they are seeking when they get near them.

Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Surge [Raid]

  • Valbrand and Thangbrand should correctly notify each other when they are at low health.
  • Raging Storm has had the disarm component of the spell removed.

Solusek Ro's Tower: Citadel of the Sun [Raid]

  • Veleroth and Zrexul should now correctly notify each other when they are at low health.

Solusek Ro's Tower: Radiance [Challenge Event]

  • Solsuek Ro should now have lower resolve.
  • The teleport braziers to the second area should now remember who is and isn't allowed to use them.

Plane of Innovation: Masks of the Marvelous [Heroic & Solo]

  • A collectible shiny will no longer spawn within a pipe.

Plane of Disease: Infested Mesa [Event Heroic & Duo]

  • No trade collectible shiny now spawns after defeating Grimror.

Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Tower Breach [Solo]

  • No trade collectible shiny now spawns after defeating Gaukr Sandstorm.

The Wailing Caves

  • Ghi'Zard the Worg Master will now attack during the Lord Ree encounter.

ABILITIES

  • Spells that provide heals based on a % of the targets power or health consumed will now suspend while the target is sprinting.

QUESTS

  • Fixed an bug that prevented A Sleeping Stone: The Cudgel of Obviation from updating when destroying the altar.

TRADESKILLS

  • Corrected the recipe for the Ruby Heartwood Crossbow to only require 2 rares.
  • Corrected the product for the Link recipes sold by Amarat the Procurer.

ITEMS

  • Added transmutation stones to solo and heroic drop tables.
  • Corrected a bug that could prevent on cast hostile ability effects from triggering reliably.
  • The Junkbeast now properly drops T2 feet armor patterns. All T3 patterns that he's dropped will be swapped out for T2.
  • Snacks can now be deposited into a food and drink depot.
  • Raid quality cloaks and belts dropped by bosses have received stat increases to balance progression against collection cloaks and belts available from non-boss npcs.
  • Replaced the Double Attack chance with Ability Modifier on the Darkstone Ring of Alacrity.
  • Battery and Assault IX spellbooks are now correctly labeled Battery and Assault X.
  • All crafted Thunderous potions should now be Mastercrafted Fabled, which corrects and issue where they granted the same bonuses as the Valorous potions.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Thaumic Scroll's from granting stats to players above level 100.

EverQuest
Server Downtime: Friday, January 5 @ 10:00 AM PT

A patch is incoming tomorrow morning folks. When we get the details of what's in the patch besides just the Jan 4th patch notes that was posted, I'll post it.

https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq/index.php?threads/server-downtime-friday-january-5-10-00-am-pt.246287/#post-3615033

All EverQuest Live Servers will be brought offline on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM PT* for an update. Downtime is estimated to last under 4 hours.

January 4, 2018
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*** Quests & Events ***

- Shared tasks, upon completion, will now give their replay timer to any members who dropped the task before it was completed.


*** Miscellaneous ***

- You will no longer be able to loot items in a dynamic zone if you have left the shared task or been removed from the DZ.

 

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Thursday January 4, 2018

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Plane of Magic

  • Named creatures should properly update the "Slay Boss Creatures" Daily Objective.

The Laboratory of Lord Vyemm and The Lyceum of Abhorrence

  • Barriers and doors should now recognize your progress upon re-entry.

Solusek Ro’s Tower: Citadel of the Sun [Raid]

  • Corrected an issue that would cause Bling’s Blast of Fleck ability to become unable to be cured.
  • Corrected an issue that could cause Veleroth and/or Zrexul to get stuck at 1% health for longer than intended.

Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Surge [Raid]

  • Corrected an issue that could cause Thangbrand and/or Valbrand to get stuck at 1% health for longer than intended.

Plane of Innovation: The Wasteyards [Raid]

  • Clockwork defusers in the Karnah encounter should now remove up to 8 Powder Cog effects from those near them when they die instead of 6.
  • Karnah should now only cast 1 version of Powder Cog.
  • Health on the Clockwork defusers has been reduced.
  • If a player has the Powder Cog effect applied to them and gets hit with Overcharged Pulse, the increase in damage to Tick-Tock will no longer apply.

Raids

  • All previously 7 day lockout raid zones have been reduced to roughly 5 day lockouts.
  • Many spells/abilities of bosses that were previously unable to be warded can now be affected by wards.

Solusek Ro’s Tower: Radiance [Challenge Event]

  • Cinder should be a bit less sneaky and call out the correct class she is looking for.

Plane of Innovation: Masks of the Marvelous [Heroic]

  • Gearclaw should no longer gain quite as much additional damage when changing targets quickly.
  • Gearclaw should no longer gain additional damage from changing targets when powered down.

Plane of Innovation: Gears in the Machine [Heroic]

  • The Manaetic Behemoth should no longer gain additional damage from changing targets when firing Manaetic missiles.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • The Ascended achievement no longer requires that you complete the Kunark Ascending signature quest line.

ABILITIES
General

  • Ascension abilities will no longer show as unavailable when unmentoring.
  • The ascension ability Incineration is now called Fiery Incineration to remove confusion with the wizard spell of the same name.

Priest

  • Corrected the amount of DPS granted by Tenacity.

Dirge

  • Increased the fervor granted to combat arts by Riana's Relentless Tune at all level ranges.

Ranger

  • Decreased the base damage value of Makeshift Arrows by 28%.
  • Increased the class base ability damage multiplier by 12%.

Swashbuckler

  • Increased the class base ability damage multiplier by 10%.
  • Corrected an issue that caused Dagger Storm to not deal damage if cast by a swashbuckler.

Brigand

  • Corrected an issue that prevented Band of Thugs from scaling above level 107.

Wizard

  • Corrected an issue that prevented Protoflame from scaling above level 103.

Illusionist

  • Corrected an issue that prevented Doppelganger from scaling above level 109.

QUESTS

  • Eight Orbs for Eight Pillars - The arcane orbs will more reliably work on defeated constructs of mana.
  • A sleeping stone: The cudgel of Obviation - Quest updates as intended, once again, when the dark spirits and Shade of Sellok are destroyed in The Hidden Vale.

TRADESKILLS

  • Decreased the Planar Fragment components required to craft the Rune of Championship, Glory, Juxtaposition, and Witness [V] from 100 to 20.
  • Increased the Infusion of the Planes components required to craft the Rune of Championship, Glory, Juxtaposition, and Witness [V] from 20 to 100.
  • Heartwood Flight Crossbow Bolt recipe now uses heartwood and sandpaper as its primary component and fuel.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented strands of ether from being able to be refined.

ITEMS

  • Fuzzy Felines from the Black Bag O' Cats are now heirloom and may be sold for status.
  • Added item lore groups to all items sold by Fracture to prevent two of the same type being equipped.
  • Added a one handed version of Wurmslayer to Fracture.
  • Updated the stats on Wurmslayer to be more tanktastic.
  • No-trade collection pieces may no longer be sold.
  • Reduced the required level to gain benefits from the link group buff spells to level 100.
  • Reduced the amount damage converted into power damage when wearing the level 101 Glowing Black Stone.
  • Many of the Qeynos Claymore reward effects have been updated to trigger off of hostile ability hits and had their trigger chance increased.
  • All Qeynos Claymore reward effects will now display their raw trigger percentage.
  • The Qeynos Claymore rewards may now be purchased from the shady swashbuckler once you have completed the quest A Final Froglok Word.
  • Changed the appearances on a number of PoP cloaks that were inadvertently using art from the Marketplace.
  • The G1 Girdle of Gears will now properly link in chat channels.
  • Ferocious Cool Mint Striped Steed - Now is heirloom.

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Tuesday December 19, 2017

 

POPULATION / ZONES
Plane of Innovation: Gears in the Machine [Heroic]
  • Reduced chance to heal on the Manaetic Behemoth encounter Bosses should no longer continue to try to cast the recurring damage over time ticks on players who have already died from the spell.
Plane of Innovation: Masks of the Marvelous [Heroic]
  • Bosses should no longer continue to try to cast the recurring damage over time ticks on players who have already died from the spell.
Plane of Innovation: The Wasteyards [Raid]
  • Karnah should now continue to spawn clockwork defusers if in the appropriate phase of the encounter.
Solusek Ro's Tower: Radiance [Event Challenge]
  • Cinder should now call out the class she WILL be checking for instead of the class she last checked for.
Solusek Ro's Tower: Monolith of Fire [Heroic & Solo]
  • The sun rays around The Avatar of the Sun's platform should always reappear after defeating him.
Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Tower Breach [Heroic/Solo?]
  • Auliffe Chaoswind should now call his joust events a bit farther apart.
  • Auliffe Chaoswind's damage from the "Blizzard Conditions" spell should be lower and not increase as drastically.
Plane of Magic
  • Pannaxxun, Taliseda, Salindis, and Hassetya should have an easier time staying above ground now.
ITEMS
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Fracture from selling the Bag of the Tinkerers
  • Hoo'Loh hats now have era-appropriate stats.
  • Customized versions of Hoo'Loh and Relic helms now match the stats of their counterpart versions.
ABILITIES
  • Corrected a bug that would prevent Dagger Storm from applying if a player had above 1200 agility.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented Tenacity from granting DPS on Time-Locked servers.
  • Corrected a bug that required a Dirge to spent more prestige points to unlock conversion abilities.
TRADESKILL
  • Corrected a bug that prevented refining from increasing stats on recipes over level 100.

EverQuest
Server Downtime: Tuesday, December 19th @ 10 AM PT

Incoming patch tomorrow morning!

https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq/index.php?threads/server-downtime-tuesday-december-19-10-00-am-pt.245995/

 

All EverQuest Live Servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM PT* for an update. Estimated downtime is approximately 2 hours.

Once available, notes for this update can be found here.

*Convert to your local time

*** Emergency Update ***

- Fixed a bug that prevented ranks 41-50 of Heroic Vitality/Fortitude and ranks 21-25 of Heroic Resolution from being granted.
- Fixed an issue where resurrection failed to return the correct amount of experience for level 109 and 110 characters.


- The EverQuest Team

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Tuesday December 13, 2017

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
General

  • The portals that appear after defeating the zone bosses in Plane of Disease and Solusek Ro's Tower will now return you to the appropriate location within Coliseum of Valor.
  • You now have 5 minutes to accept your queste reward upon successful completion of the Plane of Innovation, Plane of Disease, and Solusek Ro's Tower Public Quests before the zone will remove you.
  • Public Quest bosses in Plane of Disease: The Emergence and Solusek Ro's Tower: House of the Rising Sun now scale their hitpoints properly, based on the number of participating players.
  • Coliseum of Valor now employs a banker.
  • All zones previously set up as lockout zones have been migrated to persistent instance zones. This mostly effects older content and will not affect any current expansion zones.

Plane of Magic

  • Himaduri should no longer fall below the city of Khali'Vahla.
  • Ilarmna should no longer fall below the city of Khali'Yrzu.

Echoes of Innovation [Public]

  • The main battery should now once again correctly charge empty power cells.

Plane of Innovation: The Wasteyards [Raid]

  • Clockwork Poison should no longer grow quite as fast.
  • Clockwork Poison should no longer apply multiple times from the same target. However, the ability cast from different targets will still produce multiple stacks of the spell on the target.
  • Corrected an issue that caused Karnah to take less damage than intended.

Plane of Innovation: Parts not Included [Event Heroic & Duo]

  • Version 1 of Fixit Microtock now spawns on the ground in front of the pile of scrap near the entrance.

Plane of Innovation [Heroics]

  • Corrected many instances of spells being cast by wrong bosses. This was causing damage to be a lot higher than intended.

Solusek's Tower: Radiance [Challenge Event]

  • Corrected an issue that caused Cinder, Guardian of Ro to heal more often than she should.

Torden, Bastion of Thunder [Heroics]

  • Corrected many instances of spells being cast by wrong bosses. This was causing damage to be a lot higher than intended.

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

  • The gates at the entrance leading to Arkose should remain open if you leave the zone and return after some time.

Plane of Disease: Virulent Incursion [Raid]

  • Wretch and Plaguen have returned. They should now properly enforce required progression for those attempting to pull them out of order.

Plane of Disease: Infested Mesa [Event Heroic & Duo]

  • A collectible shiney will no longer spawn within the bone bridge.

Plane of Disease: Infested Mesa [Duo]

  • Grimror will apply an appropriate leech debuff on his attacker or his attacker's owner if there is only one living player found within the zone.

Plane of Disease: The Emergence [Public Quest]

  • The Necrotic Sea inflicts less damage.

Plane of Disease: The Source [Heroic & Solo]

  • After defeating either Wavadozzik or Darwol Adan, all members of your group should port to the opposite room successfully.

Plane of Disease: Outbreak [Solo]

  • The bats around Rallius Rattican inflict less damage, but should still be pulled with care, or not pulled at all!

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

  • The pillar rings during the So'Valiz encounter will take longer to reach the bottom.
  • Activating the wrong claws more than once during the encounter with So'Valiz will no longer outright kill you.

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

  • Moved a couple of collectible shiney spawns down from ledges on the first floor so short races can reach them.
  • The claws around each pillar in So'Valiz's room now mirror each other.
  • Collectible shinies can now be collected on the sun rays after defeating the Avatar of the Sun.

Brackish Vaults [Duo]

  • Bosses within the zone should no longer cast the ability "Armor Buster".

Zek, the Scourge Wastes [Heroic & Solo]

  • Timed quests can now be acquired if you are above level 100.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • The "[Guild] Raid: Wretch" achievement has been reset.

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