RIFT 2.7 Hotfix #7

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Trion is updating RIFT with RIFT 2.7 Hotfix #7 at 7:30AM PDT on 4th June 2014 (NA) and at 1:00AM GMT on 5th June 2014 (EU).

Summary:

  • Mayhem in Mathosia Returns! Zones this time are Moonshade Highlands and Droughtlands. Completing zone events in these zones will provide increased rewards as well as a chance at a Lavender Hellbug and Sapphire Ki Rin Mount. (must gain exp from the zone events; so mentoring is required). [Info on Mayhem in Mathosia] Begins 3:30PM ST on 5th June 2014 (NA) (EU) and ends 3:30PM ST on 10th June 2014 (NA) (EU).
  • Last Name Scrolls now available in RIFT Store for 450 Credits. [More info on rules regarding Last Name Scrolls]
  • Macro Category tabs increased from 8 to 10.
  • Class Changes: Cleric Shaman; Mage Stormcaller and Warlock; Rogue Nightblade, Physician, Riftstalker and Tactician; Warrior Champion and Liberator changes.
  • Tier 3 Bindings of Blood: Akylios, Laethys and Maelforge changes.
  • Planebreaker Bastion: Krizzix now drops 2 items again and has additional items added to his loot table.
  • Return to Deepstrike Level 60 Storm Legion Dungeon Leaderboard added. Default key to access the Leaderboards window is “;“.
  • Item Changes:
    • Storm Core Rod and its upgrades now have more END compared to INT.
    • The Mystical Verdant Archbow – Now causes your ranged attacks to deal additional Life damage which lasts 7secs with a 10sec internal CD.

 

RIFT 2.7 Hot Fix #7 – 06/04/14

MAYHEM RETURNS!
Mayhem has returned to Moonshade and Droughtlands! Gather your fellow Ascended and defend Malthosia from the invading hordes. Enjoy an increase in event frequency, double zone event currency, and a chance at rare rewards including the Lavender Hellbug and Sapphire Ki Rin!

Don’t forget that you need to be the appropriate level to earn rewards, so high level players may want to consider mentoring to the appropriate level to participate in the event!

Note: Mayhem begins at 3:30 PM server time on Thursday, June 5th, and ends the following Thursday, June 10th, at 3:30 PM server time.

GENERAL
* Falling onto a rising moving platform will no longer launch you far into the sky.

RIFT STORE AND SERVICES
* Last Name Scrolls are now available in the services category!
– Users playing Rift in Russian can use Russian characters as part of their last name.
* Fixed an issue that would block purchase of additional Warfront Announcers if the Alsbeth announcer had been previously purchased.
* Removed Empyreal Sourcestone Vouchers from the Store, as Empyreal Sourcestone should no longer be obtainable in game.

UI AND SETTINGS
* We have increased the number of macro category tabs from 8 to 10.

ZONES

IRON PINE PEAK
* Fixed an issue with the Bloodfire Behemoth zone event that could cause Lord Warfyre to get stuck in the terrain.

CLERIC

SHAMAN
* Shaman Courage buffs and Furious Assault will now be correctly affected by PAs that increase the duration of long duration buffs.

MAGE

STORMCALLER
* Ride the Wind: Now way less awesome in Whitefall Steppes.

WARLOCK
* Conflux: No longer requires you to be facing your target in order to cast.

ROGUE

NIGHTBLADE
* Emptiness: No longer purgable.

PHYSICIAN
* Emergency Response: Functions at 75% efficiency in PVP now. This is multiplicative with the global PVP healing reduction.
* Supportive Care: Can no longer be cast on self.
* Viral Infection: Fixed an issue that caused it to stop working 60s into the 10m duration.

RIFSTALKER
* Stalker Phase: Removed the flat healing bonus and the healing bonus when Phase Shifting.

TACTICIAN
* Palliative Care: Lowered from 5% per rank to 3% per rank.
* All Tactician heals have been increased by 10%. This is a net 5% gain.

WARRIOR

CHAMPION
* Shared Suffering: Now correctly lasts through death.

LIBERATOR
* Ameliorate: Now shows damage reduction text for the Rescue and Restore enabled effect.

DUNGEONS AND INSTANCES

BINDINGS OF BLOOD: AKYLIOUS
* Made some changes to the Akylios wave indicators that may cause them to render for players who haven’t been seeing them. If you’ve been having trouble seeing them, please let us know on the forums if this helped or not.

BINDINGS OF BLOOD: LAETHYS
* Phases two and three now share a 10 minute, 15 second enrage timer.
* Decreased the duration of Golden Destruction to two seconds and increased the damage.

BINDINGS OF BLOOD: MAELFORGE
* Magcilian:
– No longer cleanses and remains immune to DoTs while he is casting lava imbued.
– It is no longer possible to gain control of Asias or any of the other heroes during the Magcilian portion of The Binding of Maelforge.
– Increased the radius for which players would receive increased attack range during phase 2 of Magcilian. It will now reach players up to 100m from Magcilian.
– The Magcilian attack range bonus has been increased from 10m to 15m.

PLANEBREAKER BASTION
* Krizzix has additional items, and will now drop 2 items per kill.

RETURN TO DEEPSTRIKE
* Added in a Leaderboard!

ITEMS
* Updated stats on Storm Core Rod and its upgrade to have more Endurance than Intelligence.
* The Mystical Verdant Archbow now causes your ranged attacks have a chance to wrap you in thorns, causing your damaging attacks to deal additional Life damage. Lasts 7s. 10s internal cooldown.

Originally Posted by CM Morgana on 4th JUNE 2014

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One Comment on “RIFT 2.7 Hotfix #7”

  1. Beariepoo
    June 9, 2014 at 9:04 pm #

    “BINDINGS OF BLOOD: AKYLIOUS
    * Made some changes to the Akylios wave indicators that may cause them to render for players who haven’t been seeing them. ”

    No noticeable improvement on the wave indicators during this week’s aky fight compared to pre patch attempts.

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