Game Update Notes - June 19, 2024

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  1. Angeliana Senior Community Manager

    Highlights

    • The server select screen has been updated to include additional information about each server. All servers now display the ruleset, current expansion, population level, True Box status, membership requirements, and a description.
    • Enabled free transfers off Thornblade and updated it to Free-to-Play.
    • The Ring of Scale expansion items are available in the Marketplace for a limited time on Agnarr and other servers that have unlocked Ring of Scale.
    Items

    • Fixed a few typos in messages associated with the Lost and Found rings.
    • The spell name attached to Summoned: Modulation Shard VIII has been fixed.
    • Emerald of Abjuration, Tourmaline of Alteration, Citrine of Conjuration, Peridot of Divination, and Topaz of Evocation are no longer in a Lore Equip group, and are instead Lore.
    • Lowered the level requirement to cast the Transfrogify spell on Transfrogifying Hoops.
    • Ankexfen Regalia quest items are now Lore.
    • Portho's Spore Pendant, Mycelium Amulet, and Fungal Chain now have Tribute values.
    • Fixed an issue with the Traveler's Tapestry incorrectly saying that it was for North Qeynos.
    Quests & Events

    • Adjusted the spawn rate on some older quests where the items would rarely drop.
      • Springy Young Branches will be easier to collect in the Hills of Shade.
      • Odd Looking Beetles should spawn more in Foundation.
    • Tayla Ironforge only needs rescuing once. Her father, Brohan Ironforge, will only reward you once.
    • Spymaster Gephes will be able to spawn as Fabled during the next Fabled event.
    • Fixed an issue with "Trust is Earned, Outsider" in Timorous Falls not updating correctly when speaking with the paladins.
    • Fixed a typo in Arias dialogue when starting the tutorial.
    • Fixed the Korascian Warrens quests "Unusual Properties" and "Primal Terrors" steps to better clarify each step.
    • Tides of Time, Year of Darkpaw - Oasis of Sand - The NPCs should no longer attack players during zone-in. They should wait until players take their first step into the room
    Spells

    • Speed Focus will no longer be overwritten by a refresh of Fists of Fury.
    • Fixed an issue where spells cast by clicking an item failed to complete.
    • Increased the maximum number of blocked buffs and blocked pet buffs to 60.
    AA

    • Shadowknight - Updated the Class AA, Mortal Coil, all ranks, to show the raw value applied to base AC by the triggered spell in addition to the effective AC value.
    • All Classes - Updated the General AA, Mystical Attuning, with 7 new ranks available from levels 105 to 120, that add an additional mystical effect slot per rank.
    • Cleric/Druid/Enchanter/Magician/Wizard - Updated the Archetype AA, Improved Twincast, all ranks, to count down in safe zones and guild halls.
    • Necromancer - Updated the Class AA, Heretics Twincast, all ranks, to count down in safe zones and guild halls.
    • Paladin - Updated the Class AA, Blessing of the Faithful, all ranks, to show the base value applied to AC by the triggered spell in addition to the effective AC value.
    • All Classes - Updated the General AA, Armor of Wisdom, all ranks, to show the base value applied to AC in addition to the effective AC value.
    NPCs

    • Shroudkeepers have returned to the Plane of Knowledge.
    Progression Servers

    • Removed the expansion and progression server restrictions on out of combat regen.
    • Enabled free transfers off Thornblade and updated it to Free-to-Play.
    Miscellaneous

    • Backstab angles of attack have been restored to their previous arcs.
    • Fixed rendering artifacts caused by TextureQuality settings of 2 (Medium) or 3 (Low) in eqclient.ini.
    • The Terror of Luclin expansion is now free-to-play on Test and Live servers.
    • Corrected an issue that caused same-level groupmates to receive different amounts of AA experience when killing NPCs in zones that they are considered too high level for.
    • Corrected an issue with the final name reservation block displaying incorrect information for the next name reservation block.
    • Corrected an issue that caused some teleport spells that landed on players while they weren't in control of themselves (such as from a fear spell) to move them to 0, 0, 0.
    • Fixed some Rain of Fear Collection achievement components where the names did not match required item names.
    • Corrected an issue where a name change could time out if the desired name was taken.
    • Fixed various instances of the word "Crystallized" being spelled incorrectly.
    UI

    • The display option to overlap the Windows taskbar once again works while in normal windowed mode.
    • Updated how owned expansions display on the server select screen.
    • Added the current expansion to the server select screen.
    • Server status updates at server select should happen more quickly than before.
    • Added a server's True Box setting to the server select screen.
    • Now showing server status as Low, Med, or High based on player population instead of just "UP".
    • The game's desktop window can once again be moved partially offscreen and keep its position, in unmaximized windowed mode.
    Changed

    • EQUI_BlockedBuffWnd.xml
    • EQUI_BlockedPetBuffWnd.xml
    • EQLSUI_ServerSelectWnd.xml
    Previously Updated

    • Laurion's Inn collectibles will not be available on the Collection Item Dispenser until the next expansion unlocks.
    • Tides of Time, Year of Darkpaw - Oasis of Sky - The spiroc novices will no longer respawn, preventing a level 100 novice from spawning.
    • Fixed a crash while in the server selection window.
    • Fixed a crash while using the character selection window.
    • Made adjustments to allow more players online simultaneously.
    • The Year of Darkpaw key quests now reward coin via the Achievement reward instead of the quest completion.

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