Big information today. New Hotfix out adding Fae Yule RIFT Store items; a LOT of important Fae Yule-related information and clarifications; Minions unintended nerfs/bugs; Tips & Tricks on Crafting UI and Bag Search; Crafting Additions and more!
Snedhepl gives some information on when some of the announced Minions changes will hit; Pithos and Archonix talks Nightmare Rift changes and disables Maddening Shield/Heal; Morticus talks State of Crafting in 3.0 with multiple changes/additions planned. There’s also an Abyssal Crusader’s Marks Farming Guide video uploaded by Seatin!
Maddening Shield and Maddening Heal mechanics have been disabled for Nightmare Rifts on Live shards until changes/tweaks can be implemented for them and other mechanics.
Just a quick notice to all those players who have been procrastinating on finishing their Nightmare Rift story quests – finishing them unlocks a Nightmare Rift weekly with similar rewards to other NT weeklies.
Ra’Aran of Fate minion card information revealed; Instant Adventure revamp first pass coming possibly next hotfix with increased experience/rewards; Minions Auto-filter next hotfix and some guides from the community!
More Minions info including about Hidden Minion Card attribute values; on-going performance improvements; PvP – Hit no longer used, but base hit chance is not 100%; Tarken Glacier Puzzle guide; Instant Adventure Revamp incoming; Dead Simon rewards all donators to his Extra Life page with their own artifact named after them.
A couple of quest and achievement adjustments as well as bug fixes coming in for next week. The PTS has also been updated and you can now test out an auto-rebuff feature for when you change mentor levels.
Mount Sharax opens on Thursday; Performance to be improved for Plane of Water zones; Minions Adventure reshuffling in the works and Extra Life codes have started to be sent out!
MikeD posts some interesting data on Nightmare Rifts and Nightmare Tide Zone Events. How high have players gotten in Nightmare Rift ranks, and does more players mean higher stages?
A large amount of Nightmare Rift changes to improve quality-of-life and award better loot. TehJohnny also posts Farseer Locations; TheDoomGiver posts a guide on ‘Rounding Error’ quest in Tarken Glacier and Josh York announces better quality loot for Level 65 Raid Rifts and later stages of Nightmare Rifts.