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RIFT 3.1 Hotfix #9

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Trion will be updating RIFT with RIFT 3.1 Hotfix #9 as at 3/25/15 6:00 AM PDT (NA) and 3/26/15 1:00 AM GMT (EU). ~205MB download.

Summary:

  • Game Optimization. Trion have begun “a lengthy process of optimizing game data, which will result in improved load times”. This will take several months, and patches will be larger than usual.
  • Lockbox Improvements. Starting with new Levitate Supply Crates, all future lockboxes will now have a higher chance of dropping premium items, and a larger variety of them including Character Portraits, Character Slot Extensions, Extended Hair Style Sets, Trade Skill Extensions, Underwater Mount Trianing, Planewalker: Water Attunement, Earring Slots, Skin Color Set Bundles and Hair Color Set Bundles.
    • Almost all Premium Items now tradable. [Includes Costume Bundles and even Transcendent Pots]
    • Void Stones and Abyssal Crusader Marks rewards increased.
    • Now 100% chance to drop lockbox equipment.
    • Rare runes (blue) no longer drop at Level 65.
    • Lockbox gear has a new upgrade tier that requires Abyssal Crusader Accelerators to upgrade.
    • Costume Bundles, Warfront Announcers and Combat Pet skins now have a chance to drop.
    • Many of the less desirable potions and temporary enchants no longer drop.
  • Levitate Mount. It’s Amphibious and 155% mount speed (or matches your fastest). The reason why it doesn’t have a preview is because it isn’t technically a mount – instead it makes your character float.
  • Soul Changes: Rogue Marksman’s Strafe changed; Warrior Reaver changes.
  • PvP Changes.
    • Upgraded versions of Marauder’s Greater Essences now have Level 65 procs. If the tooltip value has increased but it’s still providing the same buff as before, try un-equipping your Planar Focus and re-equipping it. Still having issues? Post in Red Hawk’s thread here.
    • Tooltips for PvP weapon procs now show max and min damage.
RIFT 3.1 Hot Fix #9 – 03/25/15

GENERAL
* The Carnival of the Ascended quest “Adventures of the Rich and Famous!” has been removed, now that the event is over.
* Guild perk passives now properly activate upon putting points into them.
* We’ve begun a lengthy process of optimizing game data, which will result in improved load times. Due to the scope of this change, we’ll be spreading out this change over the next few months, which will lead to patches being larger than usual.

RIFT STORE AND SERVICES
* Significant improvements have been made to lock boxes, starting with the all new Levitate Supply Crate!
– These lock boxes are now more likely to drop premium items, with a higher variety to boot! The possible drops include Character Portraits, Character Slot Extensions, Extended Hair Style Sets, Trade Skill Extensions, Underwater Mount Training, Planewalker: Water Attunement, Earring Slots, Skin Color Set Bundles and Hair Color Set Bundles!
– Almost all premium items are now tradable!
– The amount of Void Stones and Abyssal Crusader’s Marks that are rewarded have been increased.
– There is now a 100% drop chance for equipment.
– Rare runes no longer drop when opened at level 65.
– A new upgrade tier has been added to equipment that brings it in line with Marauder and Expert gear.
– Costume Bundles, Warfront Announcers and Combat Pet skins now have a chance to drop.
– Many of the less desirable potions and temporary enchants no longer drop.

SOULS

ROGUE

MARKSMAN
* Strafe: Changed tagging on this ability to get full damage bonuses from Marksman talents.

WARRIOR

REAVER
* Procced effects from abilities– such as Vile Affinity, Septic Wounds, and Decaying Defenses– are now removed from the target when they die.
* Dire Step: No longer removes abilities that are considered bleeds.

DUNGEONS AND INSTANCES

TYRANT’S FORGE
* Fixed players getting stuck in the overhang during the fight with Johan. They will now be teleported out with a secondary override if the first override fails

ITEMS
* Updated the tooltip on Faesource type Greater Essences to increase clarity. This is a tooltip change only.
* Fixed an issue causing upgraded versions of the Marauder’s set of PVP Greater Essences to have weaker procced effects than their base versions.
* Fixed a bug causing the self-buff from the Shadesource healing Greater Essence not to appear in your buff bar.
* Fixed a bug causing the self-buff from the Shadesource healing Greater Essence to apply even if it was your only equipped Greater Essence. This effect now requires two Nightmare Tide Greater Essences to be equipped, as stated in the tooltip.
* Fixed a bug that would allow the user of the Shadesource healing Greater Essence to cancel buffs that it applied to other players.
* The tooltips for PvP Weapon Procs now indicate their maximum potential damage as well as their minimum damage.
* Hardmode Crucia cloaks: Fixed a bug that could cause the Nano-Vortex not to spawn when the Nano-Charged debuff expired.
Originally Posted by CM Morgana on 25th MARCH 2015

You can check out previous patch notes here.

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4 Comments on “RIFT 3.1 Hotfix #9”

  1. Malfallax@Brutwacht
    March 26, 2015 at 5:36 am #

    Will the lockbox change include dropped boxes in future ? Think its a great change, not ganme changing…but fair .-).

    • March 26, 2015 at 3:58 pm #

      Not sure yet, but it’s definitely something I’m trying to find out.

  2. yshaarj
    March 26, 2015 at 6:03 am #

    The levitate mount should be changed the name
    The more appropíate is saiyayin mode xD

  3. mycopanther
    March 26, 2015 at 7:22 am #

    Lockboxes will always drop the gear? Daah, i had like 13 lockboxes until i hit 65! Now they’re gone! *sniff*

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