Publish 58 19th March

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Publish 58

Trial Accounts

  • Removed the 15 day character age requirement for house placement
  • Players are not allowed to place a house while on a trial account
  • Players are not allowed to co-own or be traded a house while on a trial account
  • Trial accounts have travel restrictions –
    • Cannot visit Felucca dungeons or Felucca T2A
  • Trial Accounts have the following resource restrictions –
    • Will only receive basic ores and logs (iron, plain logs) even if they’d otherwise qualify for better types
    • Will not receive sand or stone when mining
  • Trial Account Misc. restrictions –
    • Will not receive ML rewards for resource gathering (jewels, ingredients, and white pearls while fishing)
    • Will not receive rewards, monster kill points, or virtue points from champ spawns
    • Will not get scrolls while doing champ spawns
    • Will not gain Justice virtue points for killing murderers
    • Cannot use Valor or Justice virtues
    • Cannot Protect or be Protected by another player
    • Can not join factions or faction aligned guilds
    • If in a guild they will be removed from the guild, if their guild joins a faction
    • Cannot use Scrolls of Alacrity, Power Scrolls, Stat Scrolls, or Scrolls of Transcendence
    • Cannot use Commodity Deeds
    • Cannot do Community Collections
    • Cannot use Soulstones or fragment soulstones
    • Cannot use Pet summoning balls
    • Cannot use Bracelets of Binding
    • Cannot use the Bag of Sending
    • Cannot do any repeatable quests – even if they are normally repeatable
    • Cannot acquire BOD’s

Champ Spawns

  • Fixed an issue with SoT’s and Alacrity scroll effects stacking
  • Champ spawn bosses no longer spawn as Paragons
  • Dead players who receive a reward for killing the spawn will no longer see the reward deleted. It will be placed on their corpse.
  • SoT drop rate has been adjusted.
  • Fixed an issue with the Champ Spawn altar getting stuck if the boss despawns or disappears
  • Fixed an issue with the top attackers only getting the right number of scrolls at a champ spawn
  • Fixed the drop rate in Trammel with SoT’s
  • Fixed an issue where the top attackers were not getting the right number of scrolls at a champ spawn
  • Fixed Mephitis small web attack – will not teleport players into the altar
  • Tattered Mummy wrappings will no longer stack with unhued bandages
  • Fixed an issue with static items spawning at champ spawns
  • Champ Spawn special drop items will no longer drop into your back if you are over weight or over item limit
  • Serado will now drop unique and decorative rewards
  • Exorcism range has been increased to include the entire champ spawn area plus 2 screens in all directions

Misc Additions

  • Gift of life will now offer to resurrect you after death
  • Gem of Salvation will no longer delete itself if another player resurrects you
  • Fixed an issue with champ spawn rewards appearing at the champ spawn instead of your backpack
  • Added a Reuse timer of 15 seconds to faction bandages
  • Cupid will no longer block in Felucca
  • Players will no longer get multi gumps with Cupid
  • Players completing the Naturalist quest should now get the correct type of seeds ( fire, white and black seeds)
    • Black and White seeds should only be peculiar plants
    • Fire Seeds should only be legacy plants plus the flowery cactus
    • Completing only 4 nests will continue to give the 4 rare colors on legacy plants only
  • Players can now use the Xmas Tree Deeds to place non decorated trees year round
  • Arcane power should now affect your summons/familiar, should give a 10% bonus for hit points for summons, necro animates, necro familiars, and necro revenants
  • Immolating Weapon should now play a sound when the spells fades
  • Gem of Salvation will no longer delete itself on death if the player is resurrected by another player
  • Added a profanity filter for Cupid
  • Durability on certain items that started as 255 will be changed to 150 and be dyable
  • Disabling the WoS Invasion
  • Returning the trammel city regions
  • Fixed an issue with Cupid not storing messages correctly
  • Players will no longer be able to inscribe locked down books
  • Removed the 3X player vendor costs on Siege/Mugen
  • Insured books will no longer carry over their insured/blessed status when copied
  • Players can now trade Grizzled Mare Statues.
  • Players can no longer get rare stealables when random stealing from tamed pets
  • An issue has been resolved with stealing from players and monsters
  • Fixed an issue with durability not working on specific items – rings, bracelets, earrings, talisman, and shoes
  • Mirror Images will now copy alignment correctly
  • Re-enabled access to the Top level in Wrong dungeon.
  • Flowery Cactus and the Spider Tree will now spawn the correct plant
  • Reverted the bag of sending to its original state
  • Reduced the weight of gold and silver
  • Balancing changes previously on TC1 were not included in this publish.
  • Upon death all buff/debuffs that show on the status bar will be removed, also modified attributes reset


Update 1

On March 26, 2009, the following was published:

  • Fixed an issue with SOT’s and Powerscrolls (105’s) dropping correctly.
  • Fixed the Champ Spawns to cycle correctly in Felucca and Ilshenar
  • To reduce lag caused by the gold drops at champ spawns and the Harrower we are doing the follow:
    • Number of gold piles being spawned will be reduced
    • Quantity of gold per pile will be increased
    • Gold will be spread out more
    • Gold piles will stack on top of each other, rather than all be at the same elevation

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the issue that allows players to place bare trees instead of xmas trees year round.
  • Mirror Images will no longer be aggressive.
  • Paladin NPC’s will no longer be available as a hireling.

Faction Changes

  • Paladins NPC’s throughout the world will now attempt to attack Reds and SL/Minax followers on sight.
    • Target must be visible
    • Paladins will no longer respawn once killed
  • Obsidian daggers will be available to SL’s twice a day maximum to do extra damage against the Paladin NPC’s only.

Changes to Wood Boards

Previous Carpentry Skill Required to Convert Logs into Boards

New Carpentry and/or Lumberjacking Skill Required to Convert Logs into Boards *

Regular Wood 0 0
Oak Wood 65 65
Ash Wood 75 80
Yew Wood 85 95
Bloodwood, Frostwood and Heartwood 95 100
No changes have been made to the skill requirements to create items from the various woods in the carpentry or fletching menus. Only board creation has been changed.

Previous Carpentry/Fletching Skill Required to Use Wood

New Carpentry/Fletching Skill Required to Use Wood

Regular Wood 0 0
Oak Wood 65 65
Ash Wood 75 75
Yew Wood 85 85
Bloodwood, Frostwood and Heartwood 95 95
* This is the same skill level required for a lumberjack to produce this level of resource from trees.