Latest RIFT Livestream showed off the multicore support addon as well as in-game performance differences between it and normal mode. Red Hawk also teased some upcoming soul changes (some potentially hitting PTS as soon as next Monday); Call to Arms event happening again next weekend with some adjustments; Gingers mentioned Patron UI changes coming to PTS soon; and next RIFT Livestream will be next week with info on 3.6 content.
PTS: Multiple Class Changes – be sure to hop on, parse and provide feedback: short feedback window; Red Hawk might look into bringing Eruption of Life back into Shaman rotation in the future; Merry Mink Troves have (possibly) been removed from the Fae Yule minion chain since Friday; Congratulations to The Fires of Heaven and Apotheosys for their MoM Lady Justice and The Enigma boss kills; and Morticus will look into possibly expanding Shal Korva Dimension Key border. Also check out The Yule Nug (1) – A Helping Hand multi-part contest with prizes ramping up over the next week; is back in business; Oria Xu looks at the state of Rift Raiding; and Zillaan on the forums has created a Fae Yule Kits Contents List for dimensioneers!
Latest PTS Update has Tank DPS buffs; Void Knight Threat Fix; Cleric Inquisitor, Shaman and Defiler DPS buffs; and Primalist Dervish nerfs. Some of these changes only have a one-day feedback window (like the Tank changes) before hitting Live in this week’s hotfix. Be sure to send in your feedback asap via the threads linked!
Cross-promo with Trove coming next week: Get your Chloromancer class in Trove and Peaceful Hills Dimension Key, Cube Cape and Vox (Budgie) mount in RIFT; Various Tank, Cleric Inquisitor/Shaman/Defiler DPS buffs being tested on PTS next Monday – one day feedback window; Rift Event Trackers are working again; and some bug fixes next week.
RIFT Patch 3.5: Winter’s Wrath is out with a new Affinity System and Affinity currency to spend on new loot; new Warmonger tier of PvP armor/weapons with Tier 2 hit; last four bosses of The Mind of Madness Tier 3 raid are out; $20/$100 Credit Pack Promo; VFX applied on wardrobe weapon slots; Atia/Shal Korva/Peaceful Hills dimension keys; all mounts amphibious, and more! Fae Yule also begins Thurs 10th Dec at 3:30PM server time! Full patch notes + additional info here.
RIFT updated with 3.4 Hotfix #8; Dimension bags dropping common items unintended – fix next week; Live datamining shows new mounts: Gold Arclight Rider, Red/White/Grey Greathound and “horse_storm_wings”; Grim uploads “I’m Level 65 – Now What?!” and “How to Create Your Perfect Character” video guides; Mage Harbinger Phase Step disabled due to exploit; More Mind of Madness Progression & Kill Videos – Oria Xu uploads guide to Pagura. From community, reminder that the Monster Mansions Dimension Contest is ending, and first Wardrobe Wednesday for November held with prize announcements.
Latest hotfix adds various Autumn Harvest changes: minion attributes updated; Autumncap Fungus spawns adjusted; Autumn Eyes work; Ambersap currency now drops from zone events and AH IA bosses as well. Mage Dominator changes; Primalist souls changes; Primalist crafted weapon upgrade Hit corrected and more!
RIFT 3.4: Into the Wilds has launched. Check out full patch notes as well as some additional information to help you navigate your way through this skywhale-meaty update that you won’t find in the notes themselves.
Various loot changes in 3.4. All T1/T2 raids drop additional loot per boss; tank loot chance reduced; Matron/Sicaron chance drop 1h Rogue Weapon; drop %s redistributed to account for Primalists; Primalist 1h+2h weapons up.
RIFT 3.4 Launches 7th Oct simultaneously NA/EU; Primalist Calling Pack has 2 payment options; Trion holds Livestream with 3.4 Overview; Rough Raptors apparently to shave head if fundraising goal reached for Extra Life; MMORPG.com Wilds article; Mage Dominator changes; Primalist ‘Stalled’ mechanic added; Primalist Vulcanist changes; RIFT Survey Patron rewarded; and more PvP in 3.5.