RIFT 3.5 Hotfix #7

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Trion has updated RIFT to RIFT 3.5 Hotfix #7 as of 27th January 2016.

Summary/Additional Info:

  • RIFT Store Changes.
    • New tier of upgrades for Level 65 lockbox gear.
    • Crafter’s Energy Infusion, Earring Slots, Planewalker: Water and Bag of Innumerable Pockets are now credit-only.
    • RIFT: Typhoon Edition credit cost replaced by USD/GBP/Euros cost.
    • REX is no longer available for Referral Coins.
  • Wardrobe VFX. You can now use weapon vfx items on your off-hand wardrobe slot, as long as the weapon type is listed under the vfx item’s tooltip.
  • Minions Promo. For a short time, the 10hr adventures now only take 4 hours.
  • Multiple Mage and Primalist bug fixes; mainly to the ability to purge various armor buffs.
  • Intrepid Instant Adventure cache-dropped gear can be upgraded an additional time to Tier 1 gear.
  • Guardians Fae Yule Quest Grab Bag. Guardian characters that did not get a Fae Yule Grab Bag when they completed ‘Gift for a Bogling’ (Phase 3 story quest) during the Fae Yule World Event can now get one from Merga in Tavril Plaza.
RIFT 3.5 Hot Fix #7 – 01/27/16

* You can now use Rune particle effects items on your Off-hand wardrobe weapon slot, as long as the wardrobe weapon type you have selected is listed in the list of usable weapon items on the Rune tooltip.
* Achievement: Instant Adventurer: The menu text for the title rewarded by this achievement now correctly displays as The Manugoist.
* The auction house will no longer reset the browse item list to the top when purchasing something.

* For a short time only all ten hour adventures are now four hours!
– As an added bonus, your minions will still earn the same amount of experience as they did before!

* A new tier of upgrades have been added to level 65 lock box gear.
* Crafter’s Energy Infusion, Earring Slots, Planewalker: Water and Bag of innumerable Pockets are now credit only to purchase.
* The RIFT: Typhoon Edition can now only be purchased with USD, GBP or Euros.
* REX is no longer available for Referral Coins.



* Fixed an issue where Sparking Destruction could fail to trigger on distant targets when the player’s range had been enhanced by another ability.

* Fixed a bug allowing Living Aegis to be purged.

* Fixed a bug allowing Pain Armor to be purged.

* Fixed a bug allowing Elemental Armor, Prismatic Armor, and Stone Armor to be purged.

* Fixed a bug allowing Eldritch Armor to be purged.
* Reworded the tooltip for Eldritch Power to be clearer.
* Added a new effect to Eldritch Power: While Eldritch Armor is active, each slashing attack which does not trigger Eldritch Gift causes your next attack to have a 5/10% increased chance to trigger Eldritch Gift.

* Fixed a bug allowing Bone Armor to be purged.

* Fixed a bug allowing Pyromancer’s Armor to be purged.

* Fixed a bug allowing Storm Armor and Tempest Armor to be purged.

* Fixed a bug allowing Dark Armor and Warlock to be purged.


* Fixed an issue causing Vitrify to cancel effects from Paladin/Life’s Rapture or Purifier/Flame of Life.
* Living Wall is now replaced by Life’s Rapture or Flame of Life, allowing their HoT effects to have full uptime.

* Gear obtained from Intrepid Instant Adventure caches can now be upgraded an additional time to be equal to Tier 1 gear.
* Instant Adventure: Hammerknell: Potential fix for the inconsistent behavior of the Akylios platforms.

* Quest: Ascension Gone Wild: Can now be completed.
* New quests to lead the players to the Nightmare Coast, Gyel Fortress, Citadel of Insanity, and Rhaza’de Canyons should now have markers guiding you to the entrance.
* Fae Yule: Guardian characters that have completed the Fae Yule quest, ‘Gift for a Bogling’ and were not given a Fae Yule Grab Bag reward can speak with Merga in Tavril Plaza to claim their grab bag.

* Baac mobs in Cosmic Steps now grant experience.

* New Achievement and Title: Royal Advisor: Become Revered with Shal Korva.
* Quest: Pain in the Ancestors, A Tigress’s Funeral, and Deadly Proposal have had their onslaught objectives adjusted and fixed. They should all spawn less invasions at a slower interval. There will also be no elite invasions that spawns.

* Zone Event: Forest Fire: This event now correctly awards Void Stones when completed.
* IA: Sobering Realization: Fixed an issue with objectives spawning.
* IA: Fire and Venom: Fixed some objectives not crediting properly.


* Dark Genesis: Fixed a bug where Holy Genesis would sit without acting.
* Fixed an issue where players could get stuck in combat during the trash event before the Enigma.
* Arisen Arak: Killing the Terror of Arak will now grant you a buff which allows you to drop an Ethereal Pocket at your location when you desire to do so.
* Arisen Arak: Fixed a bug that was interfering with the fight reset in some instances.

* The issue with the, ‘Blue Stage Curtain’ dimension item not appearing when placed in a dimension has been fixed.
Originally Posted by CM Morgana on 27th JANUARY 2016.

You can check out previous patch notes here.

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3 Comments on “RIFT 3.5 Hotfix #7”

  1. Wabbit
    January 27, 2016 at 9:24 pm #

    So much for Trion listening to feedback.

  2. Orminis
    January 27, 2016 at 10:52 pm #

    Yes… another sad day for Rift. 😦

  3. Bandi
    January 28, 2016 at 5:56 pm #

    So, it was a bug for all those mage armors to be purged in the first place.. Good job Trion, no one saw this coming

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