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Patch Notes v72 - August 14: Guardians of the Sky

1. Guardian Legion
  • Added Guardian Legion Flight Missions: 'The Rhapsody of Wind and Fire' and 'Search and Destroy'
    • Available to level 65 players, and players can access the same way as existing Guardian Legion missions.
      • Open the World Map > press the Guardian Legion toggle > select the desired mission > confirm teleport.
      • New missions are channel-gated. The missions' descriptions denote valid channels.
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    • The guidance quest 'Aerial Guardian' is available to level 65 players with ilvl 412 or higher gear.
    • Missions take place in the air, so players must use a flying mount.
    • Players gain Guardian Legion points from the flying missions in the same way as existing Guardian Legion missions.
    • After the mission is successfully completed, additional rewards will be randomly sent daily via Parcel Post for the following point thresholds:
      • 150,000
        • 2–3 Pilot’s Token
        • Superior Etching Box
      • 60,000
        • 1 Pilot’s Token
      • No additional rewards sent below 60,000 points
    • Added a corresponding Guardian Legion Flight Mission Vanguard Request.
      • Complete the Vanguard Request by picking up or destroying orbs.
      • Rewards include:
        • Pilot’s Token
        • Vanguard Credit
        • Friendly Noctenium Infusion
        • Bravery Potion
  • Rebalanced Superior Guardian Legion Mission point distributions.
  • Pilot’s Tokens can be exchanged for the following:
    • Skill Manual: Improved Acceleration I–III
      • Passive Skill that increases acceleration efficiency while on flying mounts.
      • You must learn these in order (eg. learn I to be eligible to learn II).
    • Various flying mounts
    • Etchings, glyph boxes, and other miscellaneous items
      • Miscellaneous items are subject to change; currently include Dragon Scales and rubies.
2. Dungeon
  • Reopened Demon’s Wheel as an Event dungeon; entry schedule to come (Follow our Twitter and visit our Twitch stream to stay up to date!).
    • 5-man dungeon
    • Requires ilvl 439 for instance matching, and 2 entry (4 for Elite) per day (when the event is active).
    • Access via portal door in Allemantheia Outskirts.
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    • Rewards equivalent to other ilvl 439 dungeons (Broken Prison and Sky Cruiser Endeavor) and include:
      • Liquid Metal
      • Hypnotic Device
      • Archdevan Surfactant
      • Artisan’s Tools
      • Copper Clasp
      • Archdevan Formula
      • Carved Ornament
    • Additional Rewards include: Gold Ticket and Superior Etching Box.
  • Minor adjustments to decrease difficulty of the following dungeons:
    • Lilith’s Keep (hard)
    • Thaumetal Refinery (hard)
    • Broken Prison
  • Ace Dungeon medal merchant
    • Added Polished Arunic Ore (x180)
    • Decreased price of Archdevan Oil (now x600)
  • Changed rewards for the following:
    • Kalivan's Dreadnaught
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (HP).
    • Sky Cruiser Endeavor
      • Increased drop amount of Hypnotic Device.
      • Decreased drop amount of Archdevan Formula.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (MP).
      • Added Otherworldly Shard.
      • Removed Archdevan Surfactant.
    • Broken Prison
      • Increased drop amount of Archdevan Surfactant.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (MP).
      • Added Archdevan Formula.
      • Added Otherworldly Shard.
      • Removed Liquid Metal.
      • Removed Carved Ornament.
    • Lilith’s Keep
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (HP).
    • Lilith’s Keep (hard)
      • Increased drop amount of Liquid Metal.
      • Decreased drop amount of Carved Ornament.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (MP).
      • Added Otherworldly Shard.
      • Removed Archdevan Surfactant.
    • Thaumetal Refinery
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (HP).
    • Thaumetal Refinery (hard)
      • Increased drop amount of Archdevan Surfactant.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (MP).
      • Removed Liquid Metal.
    • Ruinous Manor
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (MP).
      • Added Liquid Metal.
      • Added Carved Ornament.
      • Added Otherworldly Shard.
      • Removed Hypnotic Device.
      • Removed Archdevan Formula.
      • Removed Archdevan Surfactant.
      • Removed Dyad Niveot Structure.
    • Ruinous Manor (Hard)
      • Increased Vanguard Initiative Request gold reward.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Misty (MP).
      • Removed Enchanting Crate.
    • RK-9 Kennel
      • Increased drop amount of Hypnotic Device.
      • Decreased drop amount of Archdevan Formula.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (MP).
      • Removed Archdevan Surfactant.
    • RK-9 Kennel (hard)
      • Increased Vanguard Initiative Request gold reward.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Misty (MP).
      • Removed Enchanting Crate.
    • Red Refuge
      • Increased drop amount of Hypnotic Device.
      • Increased drop amount of Archdevan Formula.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Puck (MP).
      • Removed Liquid Metal.
      • Removed Carved Ornament.
      • Removed Archdevan Surfactant.
    • Red Refuge (hard)
      • Increased Vanguard Initiative Request gold reward.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Misty (MP).
      • Removed Enchanting Crate.
    • Antaroth’s Abyss
      • Increased Vanguard Initiative Request gold reward.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Misty (MP).
      • Removed Enchanting Crate.
    • Antaroth’s Abyss (hard)
      • Increased Vanguard Initiative Request gold reward.
      • Added Care and Use of Your Pet Misty (HP).
      • Removed Enchanting Crate.
3. Skills and Balancing
  • Berserker
    • Decreased HP cost of Apex skills by 30 percent:
      • Unleash, Unleashed: Dexter, Unleashed: Sinister, Unleashed: Rampage, Unleashed: Beast Fury
  • Lancer
    • Adrenaline Rush
      • Added effect to skill’s buff increasing skill damage to monsters by 5 percent.
    • Debilitate
      • Changed maximum endurance debuff stack from 3 to 1.
      • Changed endurance debuff effect of 1 stack from 4 to 12 percent.
    • Chained Leash
      • Changed effect target count from 6 to 5 targets (1 targeted, 4 nearby).
      • Changed effect target count after using Challenging Shout from 30 players to 5 players (PVP).
    • Divine Protection
      • Changed to increase cooldown from 6 to 8 minutes.
      • Changed abnormality duration from 10 to 5 seconds.
  • Warrior
    • Combative Strike
      • Increased endurance debuff effect from 10 to 12 percent in Defensive Stance.
  • Sorcerer
    • Lightning Trap
      • Added two additional levels to skill; learnable levels are now 12, 35, and 61.
  • Archer
    • Stunning Trap Arrow
      • Added an additional level to skill; learnable levels are now 32, 52, and 65.
    • Stunning Trap
      • Added an additional level to skill; learnable levels are now 14, 26, 38, 50, and 61.
    • Slow Trap
      • Added an additional level to skill; learnable levels are now 12, 20, 26, 32, 38, 44, 50, 56, and 63.
  • Gunner
    • Command: Recall
      • Cannot use this skill while staggered or knocked-down.
  • Mystic
    • Thrall Augmentation
      • Visual effect will now only be displayed when skill is toggled on or off.
    • Thrall of Vengeance
      • Decreased PVP damage by 70 percent.
    • Thrall Lord
      • Decreased PVP damage by 40 percent.
  • Priest
    • Guardian Sanctuary resets cooldown of Backstep.
    • Enhanced Devoted Favor
      • Removed stun resistance effect.
      • Increased damage reduction from 20 to 30 percent.
  • Reaper
    • Death Spiral
      • Decreased cooldown from 7 to 6 seconds.
4. Misc
  • Champions’ Skyring entry times have been changed to 00:00 - 06:00 UTC everyday.
  • Pit of Petrax exploit has been resolved and Leaderboard rewards will return to normal for this season.
  • Akasha’s Shade in Dreadspire will no longer charge repeatedly upon use of a Shape Changer item.
  • Summer Festival Claret and Temple Medallions will be removed.
  • Island of Dawn
    • Added Polished Arunic Ore to Vanguard Request reward: Brilliant Enchanting Crate.
  • Clarified ‘UI Settings’ option that sets the position of blue-window confirmation pop-ups.
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