03/10/2020 - V91 "Kaia’s Anvil" Patch Notes

[Kaia’s Anvil Update]

Class Balancing

  • Priest
  • Increased crit chance for Zenobia’s Vortex.

    • Decreased crit chance for Holy Burst.
  • Berserker

    • Improved Bloodlust II (Outrage)
    • Increased the duration of Flurry of Blows II to 21 sec.
      • Now better aligned with Unleash and Frenzy (Outrage).
  • Lancer

    • Increased all skill damage by 33.3% when fighting field monsters.
    • The effect of Debilitate cannot be resisted.
    • The effects of Guardian Shout and Line Held do not end when knocked down.
    • The effects of Guardian Shout and Rallying Cry do not share a cooldown.
  • Brawler

    • The effect of Jackhammer cannot be resisted.
  • Ninja

    • Reduced the glyph cost of Energetic Circle of Steel from 4 to 2.
    • The effects of Focus and Lethal Lesson do not end when knocked down.
    • The effect of Double Cut does not end when knocked down or staggered.
  • Gunner

    • The effect of burst Fire Force does not end when knocked down or staggered.
  • Slayer

    • The effect of Overhand Strike Force does not end when knocked down.
      Archer

    • The effect of Rapid Fire Pummel Stack does not end when knocked down.

Dungeon Changes

New Dungeon: Forbidden Arena (5-player)

  • Located in Sienna Canyon, Val Elenium
  • Party Matching: Level 69, iLvl 461
  • Cost: 220 Adventure Coins
  • Entries: 5/week (10 for Elite)
  • Possible rewards: Annihilation/Dark Light Brooch, Undying Fighter’s Ornament Fragment, Exodor gear (rare/mythic), Improved Dark Shard Feedstock
  • Achievements:
    • Too Slow…Too Slow
    • You Should Bring your Friend
    • Who’s Next
    • Arena 3 / 4

New Dungeon: Corrupted Skynest

  • Located in Verrak Fortress, Exodor
  • Party Matching: Level 69, iLvl 461
  • Cost: 220 Adventure Coins
  • Entries: 5/week (10 for Elite)
  • Possible rewards: crafting materials, Exodor gear (rare/mythic), Improved Dark Shard Feedstock
  • Achievements:
    • Not This Time
    • Prepared for Immortality
    • How About a Jump
    • Making it Look Easy
    • Draakon Exposer

New Dungeon: Corrupted Skynest (Hard)

  • Located in Verrak Fortress, Exodor
  • Party Matching: Level 69, iLvl 480
  • Cost: 250 Adventure Coins
  • Entries: 5/week (10 for Elite)
  • Possible rewards: Mythic Equipment Chest, crafting materials, Exodor gear (rare/mythic), Hellfire/Frostbite Kelsaik weapon skins
  • Server First Achievements
  • Achievements:
    • We Meet Again
    • Resisting the Immortal
    • Becoming the Immortal
    • Exodor Hero
    • Chasing Butterflies
    • Stay awhile and Listen
    • Above Immortality

Dungeon Adjustment: Cultist’s Refuge (Solo)

  • Decreased the number of monsters
  • Decreased some Boss HP totals
  • Changed the frequency of some monster attack patterns
  • Killing Galanos now opens the door without touching the Western Wardstone

Retiring Dungeons

  • Forsaken Island
  • Forsaken Island (Hard)

New Gear: “Mythic” rarity

  • Complete the quest [Important] Kaia’s Anvil to unlock mythic gear crafting.
  • Combine a piece of Annihilation or Dark Light gear with Heroic Oath gear to create a more powerful item, with the new, higher rarity of “mythic.”

    • Annihilation + Heroic Oath = Kaia’s Fury items (Physical Amplification)
    • Dark Light + Heroic Oath = Kaia’s Wisdom items (Magic Amplification)
  • Black Core Essence may be substituted for a piece of Heroic Oath gear.

  • Enchantment level and random options are transferred to the new gear.
  • Mythic rarity gear has a purple rarity designator, higher item level, and can only be equipped by characters level 69 and higher
  • Kaia’s Fury and Wisdom items have higher Physical and Magic Resistance, and gain special options
    • Kaia’s Judgement: Reduces a target’s Physical and Magic Resistance, with a chance to decrease target’s Crit Resist.
    • Kaia’s Will (Lances and Powerfists): Increased aggro, damage vs. enraged monsters.
    • Kaia’s Blessing (Staff, Scepter): Increased HP recovers on severely wounded allies, increased damage vs. enraged monsters.
    • Kaia’s Defiance (DPS weapons): Increased damage vs monsters with 80% or higher HP.

Item adjustments

  • Quest items from the following Apex quests cannot be stored in the Bank and can be discarded at any time. Discarded quest items can be recovered through the quest log.

    • A Gift for the Goddess
    • The Celestial Warrior
    • The Melancholy of a Designer
    • The Finest Fireworks
    • The Missing Supplier
    • Olivung’s Cooking Class
    • Need a Rest
  • The following items can now be stored in the bank

    • Dragon Scale
    • Alliance Noctenium Infusion
    • Khirian Glyph Box
    • Vanguard’s Glyph Crate
    • 100% XP Boost (15 Days)
    • 100% Reputation Boost (15 Days)
    • 100% XP Boost (1 Day)
    • Vanguard Supply: 50% XP Boost (5 Hour)
    • [Event] Armor Enchanting Scroll [Guardian]
    • [Event] Armor Enchanting Scroll [Twistshard]
    • [Event] Weapon Enchanting Scroll [Guardian]
    • [Event] Weapon Enchanting Scroll [Twistshard]
    • [Event] 100% Reputation Boost (7 Days)

Leveling Adjustments (Level 30-50)

  • Decreased the Kill count for the quest Rotten to the Core
  • Decreased the monsters along the quest paths of:

    • Where’s Kaidun
    • Cleansing Tirkai
  • Decreased the balance/difficulty of monsters for:

    • Where’s Kaidun
    • The Fall of the Betrayer
    • Blightroar

Leaderboards

  • End of Season 12
  • Added Corrupted Skynest (Hard) to Season 13

Adventure Coins

  • Increased the cap from 1000 coins to 1200 coins
    • Elite: 1680 to 2000

Misc.

  • Changed the reset time on the Elite Status bar to 1300 UTC

Known Issues

  • Armor pieces from Exodor gear sets do not display properly on elin characters.
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