RIFT News Tidbits 20th November 2015

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RIFT news tidbits for 20th November 2015.


  • RIFT 3.4 Hotfix #10. RIFT has been updated to 3.4 Hotfix #10. Just a small update to fix a potential exploit in the minions system. [r] [r]
  • RIFT: Guide to Massive Dynamic Battles [Video]. RIFT has uploaded a video guide by Seatin talking about massive dynamic battles like Volan. Check it out here!
  • PTS Update: Patch 3.5 Content. The PTS has been updated with a large ~2.92GB download. Contains most of the Patch 3.5 stuff mentioned in last week’s livestream. Includes: Affinity System + Rewards; Fae Yule items; Trove/PTW dimension item bundles/grab bags (incl. Shal Korva key); and Tier 2 PvP weapons, accessories and armor.
  • Warmonger’s Update. Latest PTS update added a new upgrade tier for Marauder’s Supply Caches, bringing armor/accessories to Tier 2, as well as Tier 1 PvP weapons on the RIFT Store that can be upgraded to Tier 2 with procs. Be sure to check out Stihl’s thread here where he has put together complete information about the stats and upgrade costs for the new gear.
  • Extra Life Codes & Titles Sent. As of this morning, Extra Life fundraising milestone reward codes should be starting to be sent out in batches. For those eligible, you should receive a separate e-mail for each fundraising milestone you reached from community@trionworlds.com. (for gmail users, it might be in your Promotions tab). Title rewards were also sent to your in-game mail at some point in the afternoon.
    • Note: It might still take some time for all e-mails to be sent out and there may be delays depending on your e-mail service provider. Be sure to have community@trionworlds.com whitelisted.
  • MoM 2nd Release Teased. CM Ocho has given a teaser for the release date for the last 4 bosses of the Mind of Madness raid: if Trion follows their normal schedule, “the last possible date of probable release would be the 16th” (of Dec). [r]
  • Primalist Dervish Bugs. Red Hawk has announced that the latest PTS Update has a potential fix for Dervish Cyclicism’s critical hit chance buff (which on Live assumes you have 0 points in the talent). As for Thunderhead’s critical hit bonus, Trion is still working on a fix – currently it only grants 2% critical hit bonus per stack, instead of the intended 3%. [r]
  • Shal Korva Notoriety Runes. Notoriety Runes for Shal Korva will be added to the RIFT Store “soon”, so you don’t have to go to the quartermaster. [r]
  • More Difficult Rares. Kerilar has mentioned that he is looking at coming up with ways to “confound RareTracker” and player-made rare maps for future rares. [r]

No RIFT livestream this week.

Thanksgiving next Thursday, 26th Nov. From last week’s livestream, Archonix mentioned there would be various sales and the Lovely (pink) Budgie mount might pop up.

Community Content

Below is a list of content created recently by the RIFT community!

  • Mind of Madness Guides. Oria Xu over at Apotheosys has uploaded two more video guides for the Tier 3 Mind of Madness raid. If you haven’t already done so, you should subscribe to his channel! As always, his guides are fantastic so be sure to check them out!
  • Rift Reforged Ep 48 [Video]. The folks over at Rift Reforged held the latest episode in their fortnightly Rift news podcast/livestream. Check it out here to catch up on all the latest news in the past two weeks!
  • La Crete [Dimension]. Seyler over at The Dimension Touring Company takes a tour of “La Crete” by Myrtille@Brisesol. Check out a preview of this interactive-filled dimension here!

Missed out on some news? Check out the full list of RIFT News Tidbits here or the PTS/Live Comparison Page for a summary of upcoming changes. Patch Notes, PTS Updates, Datamining and Livestream Summaries are also available.

If you’re interested in the latest RIFT contests or upcoming events, check out RiftGrate’s ‘Upcoming RIFT Events‘ page and calendar.

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