Additional benefits to Patron, and some features removed for F2P players; Mayhem in Mathosia running Feb 12-14th in Silverwood/Freemarch with exclusive daily/weeklies for Patron; Rare adventures added to Minions; +20 wardrobe slots, +4 Bank vaults; Chat channel merges; New Dream Reaver supply cache with upgradable essences; Dimension grab bags; Craft 1p to 1p 50g; some Craft recipe cost reductions; IA HK bosses have chance to drop unstable caches with guaranteed loot; Imperishable motes to Imperishable Prismatic Motes; and Large changes to Arisen Arak.
Latest hotfix increases plat cap for free players to 5k and adds some nerfs to Rhaza’de Canyons Expert dungeon and Mind of Madness: Arisen Arak raid boss.
Earring Slots, Planewalker: Water, Bag of Innumerable Pockets and Crafter’s Energy Infusion are now Credits-only; REX is no longer available for Referral Coins; Level 65 lock box gear has new tier of upgrades, and Intrepid IA cache gear has new upgrade path to Tier 1; Various Mage purge-related bug fixes; You can now use weapon vfx items on off-hand weapon slot, as long as the weapon type is listed as being usable in the vfx items’ tooltip; and various other bug fixes.
This Friday’s RIFT Livestream about Tech and Engineering; Budgie Madness Promo Week is back with new Spooky the Nightmare Budgie; A Look Back: The Planes of Heroes of Telara; weapon vfx bug to be fixed in next patch so you can use weapon wardrobe vfx on off-hand slot; and Mind of Madness Progression with new Dark Genesis kills. Zither over at The Fires of Heaven guild has also posted up raid guides for Lady Justice and Dark Genesis.
Cleric Shaman changes – Massive Blow always crits now; Equipment Picker adjustments, including a new option to disable it; Large amount of bug fixes relating to quests, instant adventures, zone events, Mind of Madness bosses, PvP Warmonger’s Marks weekly cap overconsumption, Peaceful Hills dimension resting state, upgrade path viewing, and the unresponsiveness of combat pets during PvP.
Various Bugs: PTW mobs low exp; Arak walls now 2x-only per set; Soul Stream + Variants bug ‘hopefully’ fixed tomorrow; No option for new equipment feature; 1/0 dimension bug hopefully fixed; and Top Standings updated for The Mind of Madness: Congratulations to Trinity on their World 2nd Dark Genesis kill! From the community, be sure to check out ChamberDown’s Warrior 61pt Void Knight Tank video guide!
Various UI changes; Arclight Infiltration Promo Week extended with some adjustments/fixes; Haligan the Pyretouched minion card adjusted; Raid Rifts “Plane Crawler Project” and “The Darkest Magic” nerfed; Mind of Madness fixes for Dark Genesis and Lord Arak. A whole heap of bug fixes included.
Planned Region Downtime for RIFT 3.5 Hotfix #4; Arclight Infiltration Promo Week has been extended until Monday, with a fix for Scout Captain Feldain’s spawn coming in this week’s hotfix; Morticus has stated that Trion would like to make translucent/water-like building blocks shown off over the holidays available for all traditional building block shapes; Shal Korva/Mystery bag will have projectors and time-of-day dimension items removed from their loot table; and Lord Arak bugs involving diagonally-moving crystals and early phases will be fixed in this week’s hotfix.
Trion celebrates their 10th Anniversary; first RIFT livestream of the year talks puzzles, quests & lore with vague ‘possible’ hints at future content; Carnage: Scout Captain Feldain is available for this Arclight Infiltration Promo Week; and MoM: Dark Genesis’ Purging Flames disabled. Be sure to enter The Dimension Touring Co.’s “Cozy Cottages 2” Dimension Contest which features multiple REX, Primal Khadlig, 4th Anniversary Arclight Riders and 30-day Patron Passes in the prize pool! Ends Noon 18th March 2016.
Fae Yule has ended, but RIFT Store -> World Event and Faelight Sparkle Returns quest will last until next week’s hotfix; Arclight Infiltration Promo Week begins with new Nightmare Lifter mount; Mind of Madness: Dark Genesis and Arisen Arak have been re-enabled, but Lord Arak (2nd boss) is displaying a new bug; Gingers confirms some further UI improvements. On community: Grim teams up with Seatin in some warfronts; and Dimension Diva tours “Room 303” by Yazinri@Faeblight.