Patch Notes v77 - December 11: BAF Masters

1. Elite Status
  • Buffed Crafting Speed from 50% to 99%.
    • Note: This will not disable crafting’s minimum time to complete per item (approximately 3 seconds).
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  • Added 2 50% EP Experience (1-hour) boosts to Elite Benefits bar.
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2. Fishing
  • Learn how to fish by speaking with the popori Waining, in Highwatch, which will kick off the Fishing Association questline.
  • Added Vanguard Request: “Fishing! So Much Fun!”
  • Begin by casting your fishing rod at predetermined spots.
    • Bait is required, and can be purchased and/or crafted.
      • Activate Bait from your inventory and/or skillbar.
      • Fishing consumes one unit each time you get a bite.
    • Fishing spots can be found on the World Map.
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    • Production Points are not consumed by fishing.
    • Fishing can be done manually or automatically.
      • Manual: Displays a mini-game when you get a bite. Press the interact key [Default: F] to reel in your catch!
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      • Automatic: You reel in fish automatically upon getting a bit, until all your bait is gone or your inventory is full.
    • There is one basic (Old), and three advanced (Xermetal, Ash Sapling, and Fairywing) fishing rods.
      • Advanced rods are upgradeable.
      • You receive the Old rod through the initial Fishing quest “Let’s Go Fishing.”
      • You can purchase the Advanced rods from Angler Token Vendors.
  • A plethora of different types of fish are waiting to be caught!
    • Fish are graded, from grade 0 up to grade 10. Beyond grade 10 you may even find a BAF (Big-[filtered] Fish), but be warned these are only for the most skilled of anglers!
      • Note: BAFs can only be caught via manual fishing.
    • Delivery
      • You can deliver fish to an NPC located in cities and fishing spots.
      • The demand list changes every day at 6 a.m. Pacific.
      • You can only deliver fish a limited amount of times per day, and this limit resets at 6 a.m. Pacific.

2. Gathering and Crafting
  • Gathering
    • 15 Production Points (PP) restore every 5 minutes while online, and 15 PP restore every 20 minutes while offline.
    • Changed to consume PP upon completion of gathering.
    • Gathering speed increases relative to gathering skill level.
    • Added gathering tools to increase gathering speed:
      • Sickle, Pick, and Extractor. All of these can be crafted in the Smelting section.
      • Gathering tools are upgradeable.
    • Changed existing gathering skill buff necklaces to decrease gathering time.
  • Crafting
    • Materials are now consumed upon when you finish crafting.
    • Crafting categories are as follows:
      • Alchemy
        • Gems
        • Additives
        • Potions
        • Dyes
      • Smelting
        • Enchanting materials
        • Ingots
        • Gathering Tools
        • Fish Crates
      • Processing
        • Enchanting Material
        • Silexes
        • Accessories
        • Bait
      • Etching
        • Gear Etchings
        • Fieldstones
      • Cooking
        • Battle Dishes
        • Normal Dishes
        • Drinks
        • Cooking Ingredients
    • Existing additives can no longer be used in crafting.
      • Dismantle any old additives into Additive Powder, which can be exchanged for Reagents or sold to vendors.

3. Battleground
  • Added class-optimized crystal system:
    • Added an option within Battleground matching UI allowing you to wear your currently equipped crystals, or accept the class-optimized crystals provided.
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4. Item
  • Increased Travel Journal saved spots from 5 to 10 slots.
  • You can now obtain etchings via the following craftables:
    • Etching Sand: Necklace and earring
    • Etching Grit: Ring and belt
    • Etching Powder: Weapon and glove
    • Etching Dust: Armor and foot
  • Overhauled Entropic Token Shop contents.
    • Enchanting Material:
      • Golden Talent: 30
      • Silver Talent: 30
    • Consumables:
      • Prime Battle Solution: 1
      • Crystalbind: 12
      • Complete Crystalbind: 400
      • Semi-enigmatic Scroll: 800
      • Alpha Instance Reset Scroll: 530
      • Beta Instance Reset Scroll: 1,100
      • [Gamma Instance Reset Scroll: 1,700
      • Delta Instance Reset Scroll: 2,000
      • Crafter’s Cure: 1,700
      • Crafter’s Cure-All: 5,800
  • Overhauled Metamorphic Token Shop contents.
    • Enchanting Material:
      • Wood Scrap: 30
      • Archdevan Catalyst: 30
      • Polished Arunic Ore: 90
      • Archdevan Oil: 300
      • Liquid Metal: 300
      • Hypnotic Device: 600
      • Archdevan Surfactant: 3,000
      • Artisan’s Tools: 960
      • Copper Clasp: 1,800
      • Pansophic Ash: 3,000
      • Elemental Essence: 12,000
      • Metal Fragment: 21
      • Refined Elixir: 150
      • Archdevan Formula: 600
      • Carved Ornament: 1,200
      • Otherworldly Shard: 8,400
      • Scavenged Supplies: 1,800
      • Supreme Metal: 5,000
    • Fieldstones:
      • Titan’s Fire: 500
      • Titan’s Peace: 500
      • Titan’s Earth: 500
      • Titan’s Storm: 500
      • Nature’s Aura: 100

5. Miscellaneous
  • Adjusted Civil Unrest’s safety zone for spawnable tower locations.
  • Dismantle now has its own menu, allowing multiple items to be dismantled at once.
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6. Known Issues
  • Material Sealing, which will allow some non-bankable materials to be boxed up and banked, is currently disabled.
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