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RIFT 3.2 Hotfix #7

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Trion has updated RIFT with RIFT 3.2 Hotfix #7 as at 5/20/15 7:30 AM PDT (NA) and 5/21/15 1:00 AM GMT (EU).

Summary/Additional Info:

  • HK IA Upgrade. Level 65 gear dropped from Hammerknell Instant Adventures can now be upgraded to the same level as Expert/Crafted upgrades introduced in 3.1. Below are two examples of the new upgrades:
Vestments of Divination Upgrade

Vestments of Divination Upgrade

Ward of Certitude Upgrade

Ward of Certitude Upgrade

(oddly, the Ward of Certitude (a shield) has spell power and no Tank stats)

  • HK IA Adjustments. Various Estrode, Zilas, Vladmal Prime and Akylios boss adjustments for the HK IAs. HK IA Caches can now drop cosmetic items from the old RIFT 1.3: “Waves of Madness” world event.
  • Chronicle: Hammerknell: Runes of Corruption. Achievements are back for the HK chronicle found under Achievements (default key “h”) -> Chronicles -> Hammerknell: Runes of Corruption. You’ll have to redo them even if you’ve done them before.
  • Amender Cost Reduction. The costs of the highest two tiers of Amender recipes has been reduced.
  • Strands now Bind on Pickup. Strands of Draum and Strands of Arak are now Bind on Pickup. Any old versions you have can be converted to the new versions (for recipe purposes) by right-clicking on them.
    • You can discuss the change here.
    • Vladd has stated that they might be able to make it Bind on Account. [r]
RIFT 3.2 Hot Fix #7 – 05/20/15
UPGRADE YOUR HAMMERKNELL INSTANT ADVENTURE GEAR!
* Many Hammerknell instant adventure items can now be upgraded to be more powerful!
– These items are the equivalent of the expert and crafted upgrades from 3.1: Storm at Sea. INSTANT ADVENTUREHAMERKNELL FORTRESS* Estrode:
– Now changes souls every 60 seconds, up from every 20 seconds.
– There is now a broadcast indicating what soul Estrode has when she switches.
– The Soul Oblivion area of effect now spawns 30 seconds after the encounter starts, up from 10 seconds.
– Soul Oblivion has had its damage reduced.
– Healing Rain now has a 3 second cast time and can be interrupted.
– Neddra’s Grasp has had its damage greatly reduced.
* Zilas:
– Upon first entering the room, there is now a broadcast indicating that if no one is close to Zilas, he will cast Soulrender’s Rage and kill everyone
– Soulrender’s Grasp no longer pulses in a 5 meter point blank area of effect.
* Vladmal Prime.
– When casting Positive or Negative Energy Overload, the broadcast now indicates what shield to run into.
* Akylios
– Waves during the fight with Akylios will now always travel in one direction. No longer will you get assaulted by waves from both sides on occasion.

HAMMERKNELL INSTANT ADVENTURE CACHES
* These caches can now rarely drop cosmetic items from the now defunct “Waves of Madness” world event!

DUNGEONS AND INSTANCES

CHRONICLE: CEREMONY OF ATTUNEMENT
* Defiants are once again able to complete the Ceremony of Attunement quests.

* CHRONICLE: HAMMERKNELL: RUNES OF CORRUPTION
* The achievements for this Chronicle have returned. Progress on these achievements have been reset.

* CHRONICLE: SHADOW FROM THE BEYOND
* The player corpse marker when you die is now where the revive/start teleport is located.

HAMMERKNELL FORTRESS
* Mana Drain abilities used by non-boss-related NPCs in Hammerknell have been reduced in magnitude by 90%.
* Fixed a typo in the Ultra Kill achievement.
* Removed points awarded by a legacy achievement.

CRAFTING
* Savant crafters rejoice! The costs to craft Amenders have been greatly reduced!
* The Strands of Draum and Strands of Arak are now Bind on Pickup.
– If you have an old version of one of the strands, you can right click it to turn it into a new version that can be used in the crafting recipes.

UI AND SETTINGS
*Fixed a bug with the “play audio in background” option not disabling correctly.

ITEMS

HAMMERKNELL INSTANT ADVENTURE
* Several trinkets have been fixed with the removal of the erroneous proc.
* Fixed the Hit values that were missing from some items.
* Fixed the incorrect Hit values on some Warrior boots.
* Fixed the display name on the level 64 chain chest item.
* Fixed the incorrect Hit value on the level 50 Mage helm.
* Fixed the salvage skill level on some items that drop from Hammerknell caches.
Originally Posted by CM Morgana on 20th MAY 2015

You can check out previous patch notes here.

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5 Comments on “RIFT 3.2 Hotfix #7”

  1. Bhaalik
    May 20, 2015 at 2:40 pm #

    The change about strands really sucks

  2. yshaarj
    May 21, 2015 at 2:58 pm #

    As a farmer I protest about the changes about strands,

  3. Devoras
    June 4, 2015 at 1:43 am #

    Late question: does the upgraded level 65 armor count for the synergy crystal? If not, it’s quite useless or are the stats that much better?

    • June 4, 2015 at 10:42 pm #

      It’s just a slightly-better-than-starter 65 gear. Not sure if it counts for synergy crystal. Probably not.

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