Publish 98

First TC1 Release – 7/24/2017

2nd TC1 Release – 7/26/2017

Origin, Izumo & Baja Release – 8/8/2017

World Wide Release 98.1 – 8/15/2017

World Wide Release 98.2 – 10/17/2017

Publish 98.2


Veteran Rewards

  • 4 Year – Monster Statuettes that play a sound when locked down and activated within a house,
    • Stratos
    • Hydros
    • Pyros
    • Lithos
  • 7 Year – Enchanted Writing Desk
    • House addon crafting power tool for Inscription that allows up to 5000 charges to be stored.  Animation can be toggled on and off via item context menu.
  • 10 Year – Koi Pond
    • Animated house addon available in three sizes
  • 20 Year – Rideable Ethereal Serpentine Dragon


Holiday Rewards

  • All players logging into a production shard that are at least 30 days old between December 1, 2017 at 12:01am ET and December 31, 2017 at 11:59pm ET will receive a holiday gift token
  • Each gift comes with a gingerbread cookie inside one of 8 common gift boxes and 1 rare gift box available in a variety of hues, including 8 rare hues.
    • Holiday Bells – each “embossed with the likeness” of one of 36 different characters from Ultima history
    • Holiday Ribbon – each “hand tied” by a member of the Event Moderator team
    • Candy Cane – each “hand dipped” by a member of the UO Development Team
    • Firefly Garland – each “hand strung” by one of 26 different creatures
      • Animated item that is also a light source which can be toggled on an off by double clicking.
    • Jewelry Box
      • House add on that must be locked down to use.
      • Can be dyed with furniture dyes, natural dyes, and pigments
      • Holds up to 500 pieces of jewelry and requires 1 lockdown


Artisan Festival

The Artisan Festival returns for another year with new rewards, reverse city order and revised submission thresholds!

  • New Virtue & Vice-themed rewards
    • Sculptures – animated item that can be toggled on and off by double clicking
      • Chalice, Tear Drop, Moon, Skull
    • Lanterns – animated item that is also a light source which can be toggled on and off by double clicking.
      • Scales, Crook, Coin, Sceptre
    • Pillow – decorative throw pillow with updated art, replacing previous versions of the pillow
      • Swords, Ankh, Mask, Axe
    • Painting – decorative wall painting
      • Heart, Hand, Broken Shield, Unbalanced Scales
  • This year the festival will begin in Yew and loop backwards through all loyalty cities.
  • City treasuries must have at least 1,000,000gp to kickoff the event, this remains unchanged from last year.
  • Adjusted the cooldown between cities from 24 to 17 hours
  • Reduces the requirement for points needed to advance the tree to the final two tiers.


Bug Fixes

  • Grizzled Mares can now use advanced pet training.
  • Added cancel option to the advanced pet training menu.
  • Added option to scale the size of Generic Gumps in the Enhanced Client.
  • Enhanced Client particle filters now properly filter out location based effects.
  • Resolved issue with pet Skree AI spamming Greater Cure.
  • Resolved spawning issue with Treasures of Halloween on those shards impacted.


Publish 98.1


20th Anniversary Gifts & Veteran Reward Titles

  • All players logging into a production shard that are at least 30 days old between September 1, 2017 12:01am ET and November 18, 2017 11:59pm ET will receive a 20th Anniversary Token.
  • The token can be used to redeem one of the following,
    • Confetti Cannon, fires a confetti bomb into the air when used.
    • Platinum Dragon Statue, animates when used and is engraved with 1 of 30 different events throughout Britannia’s history.
    • Codex of Virtue Deed
    • Ultima Banner Deed
    • Scroll of Alacrity Book
    • Scroll of Transcendence Book
    • Powerscroll Book
    • Sands of Sosaria, updated with Earth Years 2013-2016
    • Ask and Answer Ball
    • Sweet 16 Anniversary Pony Mount
    • Display Case (South)
    • Display Case (East)
    • White Leather Dyetub
    • Harpsichord Deed
    • Shadow Token
    • Crystal Token
  • Veteran Reward Titles – selected via the titles menu
    • 16 & up: Survivor of Pagan
    • 18 & up: Ascendant of the Guardian
    • 20 & up: Wanderer of the Lost Odyssey

Halloween – Treasures of the Sorcerer’s Dungeon

  • The popular Halloween Treasures event returns!  This year, the Sorcerer’s Dungeon has been taken over by the Pumpkin King!
    • Event will be active on production shards through November 14th, 2017.
  • Slay creatures inside the Sorcerer’s Dungeon to summon the Pumpkin King’s Minions!
  • Defeat the minions to face the Pumpkin King himself!
  • Recover Artifacts of Enchanted Origin to keep, or exchange for rewards from the Researcher outside the dungeon entrance,
    • Jack’s Bag of Tricks
      • Usable during the month of October, this bag of tricks can be used once per day to see what goodies are inside Jack’s bag!
      • Collect candy, or if you’re lucky a rare item including,
        • Rancid Reindeer Meat
        • Glass Candy Cane
        • Severed Elf Ears
        • Exploding Gift Box
        • Ugly Bear Doll
        • Spiked Egg Nog
    • Serpent’s Jawbone
      • A teleporter that can be used to teleport to various locations throughout Ilshenar
    • Jack in the Box
      • A grizzly take on the classic children’s toy
    • Shackled Heart of the Pumpkin King
      • Use it if you dare!
    • Reward Titles
      • Hero of the Unloved
      • Savior of the Demented
      • Slayer of the Pumpkin King
    • Sterling Silver Ring
    • Talons/Boots of Escaping

Halloween – Trick or Treating

  • Trick or Treating returns with a new treat – the flaming scarecrow!
  • Saying “Trick or Treat” to an NPC will have a chance at a variety of tricks and treats!
  • Trick or Treating will be active through November 14th, 2017 on Production
  • Visit the gates in New Haven on TC1 before testing.

Halloween – Zombie Skeletons

  • Beware of graveyards this Halloween – zombie skeletons return with new skeletons to add to your collection!
  • Players who face death through November 14th, 2017 have a chance to see their spirit reincarnated as a skeleton in one of Britannia’s graveyards.
  • Skeletons come in a variety of styles with a chance of rare hues!

Halloween – Jack o’ Lanterns

  • The pumpkin patches of Britannia are once again fertile with pumpkins to carve and add to your collection!
  • Look for a new round pumpkin to carve into two new designs, an owl and cat!
  • Pumpkins and Butchers will be active during the month of October on Production.

Horn of Plenty

  • The Horn of Plenty has been updated with a new rare item – the Ale Table!
    • House addon that animates and serves a tasty ale when used!

Huntmaster’s Challenge

  • New creatures and trophies have been added to the Huntmaster’s Challenge,
    • Triceratops & Lion
  • Newly hunted and taxidermied tigers will now produce a trophy matching the animals color.

20th Anniversary Arc

  • A multi-part arc will be active on production shards during the months of August & September, 2017.  Keep an eye on for new fiction and updates.

Pet Adjustments

  • Pets with Magery no longer teleport to player target when out of range or cast Mind Blast on player targets.
  • Advanced Pet Training Process: Pet slots are no longer adjusted by the pet training process. Pet slots are only adjusted when tamed.
  • Removed SDI cap damage vs Pets.
  • Players can now parry pet special moves.
  • Increased Pet damage reduction vs Players from 30% to 50%.
  • Direct damage cap for pets is now based on Pet’s HP and can exceed 35.
  • Special move AI now properly sets a 30 seconds cooldown for pets vs players.
  • Advanced Pet Training Process: Special Move Bladeweave now requires the additional Bushido skill when trained.
  • All pets which have been exploited  by releasing or death will have the following stats reset and incur a penalty to their advanced pet training. Strength, intelligence, dexterity, hit points, stamina, mana, base damage, and all resists will be reset to defaults.

Bug Fixes

  • Taming Mastery Combat Training can now be broken when the caster is out of range, dead, or paralyzed.
  • Taming Mastery Combat Training Consume Damage is now capped on pets at 45 HCI and 30 HPR.
  • Enhanced Client: Decreased the default scale of all generic gumps from 1.5 to 1.06.
  • Classic Client: Resolved issue with non players moving north on block tiles which resulted in jumping positions.
  • Pet skills which are required for AIs will now be set to their required minimums.
  • Classic Client: Resolved issue with quantity text entry not working when dragging stacked items.

Classic Client Version

Enhanced Client Version