News: RIFT 2.4 Hotfix #2

Trion has updated RIFT with RIFT 2.4 Hotfix #2.

RIFT 2.4 Hot Fix #2 – 25/9/13

* Players with low video settings can no longer accidentally walk through solid objects.
* The transparency on some in-game objects has been fixed.
* Fixed an issue that caused some players to be unable to view their wardrobe.
* Previewing glass objects in the RIFT Store no longer sometimes causes visual artifacts.
* Fixed an issue that allowed movement during some stun effects. Hold still!
* The ground-effect targeting reticle will now be more visible on transparent surfaces.
* Players should no longer be occasionally locked out of their own random LFD instances.
* Fixed a bug that could (rarely) send players clicking on the “Return to Graveyard” button to the Plane of Water! (This was less exciting than it sounds, because they’d crash due to not having patched the map yet…)

* 2.4 Achievement rewards are now available in the Trophy section of the store. Note that you must have the achievement before you can purchase the items.
* Fixed an issue with a few items in the trophy section erroneously being unique!
* Players with Storm Legion Souls can once again purchase these items as gifts for their friends who don’t yet have the Storm Legion Souls.

* All Reaver Corruptions are now off GCD.

* Flurry: Now a 3s channeled ability, down from 6s. Total damage has been reduced. Awards 1 Attack Point every second.
* Run like the Wind: Now also increases passive movement speed by 2-6%.
* Predictable Movements: No longer a Finisher. Causes the next 3 melee ability attacks to be reflected back against the attacker.

* The Water Saga quests Joining the Cabal and Initiation should now function correctly for the assault on the Wardstone.

* The minimum level required for Ember Isle quests has been reduced to 48.

* Quest: Assistance for Granite Falls: Now correctly teleports characters to Coterie Camp.

* The Blackstorm Vangaurds during the Hot Lead, Cold Steel event should no longer get stuck in the roof.

* Fixed an issue that could cause Maklamos’s Doom to root both players.

* Viktus: Trash mobs for the life and death pulls now correctly aggro as a group.
* Earning the achievement Conqueror: Infinity Gate now grants the Infinity Gate Conqueror’s Treasure Box.

* Greenscale: Players who successfully became roasted, tenderized and seasoned will now be properly granted the achievement The Perfect Dish.
* Greenscale: Pets will now correctly be able to attack Greenscale after he lands.
* The jump puzzle reward, Definitely Not A Sinister Companion, is now Bind to Account.
* Earning the achievement Conqueror: Realm of Twisted Dreams now grants Companion Pet: Sneeps.

* Recently learned crafting recipes will no longer show in the Store and properly show as learned without having to relog.

* Frozen Eclipse Stone drop rates for Tier 1 raid bosses have been corrected.
* Reinforced Aggressor’s Exalted Parrying Dagger is no longer Unique equip.
* Dendrome Raider’s Power Cell now has an Empreal Slayer’s Mark cost as well as a Credit cost and can be purchased from the Rift Store.
* Raid 2 Chloromancer trinket upgrade paths have received the ability upgrades that the cleric trinket set did:
– Prophet of the Bleeding Tree
– The Screams of the Rising Wind
– Light of the Infinite Firmaments
* The Survivor Hood can now be worn in a Wardrobe slot by all classes.
* Added reward package for new Infinity Gate conqueror achievement.
* Added appropriate icon to Snizzip pet.
* The few potions whose stack sizes were less than 99 have had their stack sizes increased to 99.

Originally Posted by CM Morgana on 25th SEPTEMBER 2013

Movement during Stun Effects
Oh, this one was fun. What a shame. šŸ˜› Loved getting Rift Tombed/Prisoned and ending up being able to continue moving somewhat in a disoriented fashion.

Plane of Water Respawn
Wow, that sounds interesting. Wonder if the map was patched on PTS? Probably fixed now though, but worth a test.

Maklamos’ Doom rooting
Interestingly I have never seen this ability; either that or it never rooted anyone in the few times I duo’d the chronicle. Must be something that gets overwritten based on DPS.

No mention of fixing that issue where you wouldn’t get the achieve for Maklamos for not getting hit by Quartz Blast even if you line of sighted every blast. They said they’d have it out by this hotfix, but there’s no mention of it.

Realm of Twisted Dreams – Jump Puzzle Reward
Ooo. Didn’t know there was a jump puzzle in RotD. That must be the whole sinister mob pet that emotes randomly.

Conqueror Achievements added
Good to see they’ve finally added the Infinity Gate conqueror achievement to both RotD and Infinity Gate.

Freelancer gear to Favor
There’s no mention of Freelancer gear turning to Favor via a recipe that Daglar mentioned before. Hopefully they simply forgot to add it to the patch notes.

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