RIFT 2.7 Hotfix #16

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Trion is updating RIFT with RIFT 2.7 Hotfix #16 at 7:30AM PDT on 30th July 2014 (NA) and 1AM GMT on 31st July 2014 (EU). Estimated downtime will be 1hr for each region.


  • Rift Store:
    • Limited Edition: Archeum Troves which may grant ArcheAge alpha and beta access.
    • Concept Contest Cloaks now Bound to Account.
    • Patron’s Radiance now persists through death.
    • Patron’s Focus: Call of the Ascended now resets all combat resurrection abilities.
  • Soul Changes: Mage Stormcaller; Rogue Assassin/Nightblade/Riftstalker/Tactician Changes.
  • Bindings of Blood: Maelforge nerfs and fixes.
  • Planebreaker Bastion – Corrected glitch that caused players not to be able to access Inyr after defeating the mini-boss Krizzix when skipping Proteus and Warden Thrax. Also fixed bug that caused players to be rewarded with killing Warden Thrax when they killed Krizzix.
  • PvP: Healing and shielding reduced by 65% in PvP, up from 62% at Level 60.
  • Blighted Antechamber:
    • Now available to Level 40 and up.
    • New visual queues for returning the flag.
    • The Spire is now worth less points.
    • You can no longer go to The Spire when you have the flag.


RIFT 2.7 Hot Fix #16 – 07/30/14


* Limited Edition: Archeum Troves are now available on the RIFT Store! If you’re lucky, you’ll get a tradeable item that grants an Archeum Founder’s Pack when consumed, giving the player ArcheAge alpha and beta access!
– Note: There will be a small delay before the account will show as being enabled. Additionally, you may need to log out of Glyph then log back in to see it in your games list!

* Concept contest cloaks are now flagged Bound to Account!
* Patron:
– Patron’s Radiance: No longer a toggled ability, and will now persist through death.
– Patron’s Focus: Call of the Ascended now resets the cooldown of all combat resurrections.



* Storm Locus: Fixed an error in the ability description. Previously it indicated it would hit 0 enemies instead of 8.
* Living Storm: Increased the duration of ranks 1 through 10 to 16s in order to match the duration of rank 11.


* Serpent Strike: Damage increased by 10%.

* Ebon Fury: Cooldown reduced from 120s to 60s. Duration reduced from 15s to 8s.

* NEW ABILITY: Mass Instigate: AoE taunt on 20s cooldown. Replaces Planar Reversal at 24 points spent in Riftstalker.

* Power Core: Fixed an issue where this debuff allowed for double dipping of additional damage abilities such as Arc and Shifting Blades.


* Implosion will cease being cast at 60%, rather than 50%.
* Scream of Chaos now has an 11s cooldown, up from 9s.
* Karine will no longer dive off Maelforge’s platform trying to attack him if her song is used during the start of the first air phase.

* Corrected a glitch with Krizzix’s death not correctly opening the gates to Inyr.
* Fixed a bug where players were credited with Defeating Warden Thrax when they killed Krizzix.

* Healing and shielding are now reduced by 65% in PVP, up from 62% at level 60.

* This warfront is now available to players level 40 and up!
* There are now better visual queues on where to return a flag.
* The Spire is now worth less points.
* You may no longer gain the top of The Spire while carrying a flag.

* Fixed misspelling in the Deity of Summer outfit.
* Summerfest World Event merchant has been disabled.
* Several items from the Bindings of Blood raids now have their trade window enabled!
* Cinderhide gloves are now tintable.

Originally Posted by CM Morgana on 30th JULY 2014

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2 Comments on “RIFT 2.7 Hotfix #16”

  1. gizmovision
    July 30, 2014 at 11:26 am #

    another ‘hotfix’ is being applied right now the servers just went offline… Second time today I hear.

    • July 30, 2014 at 2:10 pm #

      Looks like they had to restart due to issues with purchasing REX/Credits in-game.

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