Game Updates for March 13, 2024

March 13, 2024

*** Highlights ***

– Starting March 16th, seek out Alta the Frightened in Crescent Reach to start the 25th Anniversary quests!

*** Items ***

– The names, icons, and lore text have been swapped for the Guardian’s Girdle and Assaulter’s Belt.
– Type 7 augments available from Miacallie Herlsas in Tides of Time have had stat adjustments where applicable.
– Fixed an issue that caused Selyrah mounts to disappear and their buffs to misbehave.

*** Quests & Events ***

– Reduced the price of mounts on the anniversary merchant.

*** Spells ***

– Cleric – Increased the damage of ranks 2 and 3 of Unrelenting Hammer of Zeal.
– Enchanter – Increased the HP and damage of ranks 2 and 3 of Flariton’s Animation.
– Shaman – Increased the HP and damage of all ranks of Suja’s Faithful.
– Shadowknight – Increased the HP and damage of all ranks of Minion of Fandrel.
– Wizard – Increased the damage of ranks 2 and 3 of Kindleheart’s Pyroblade.
– Wizard – Irae Faycite Shard: Glacial Ice Cascade will now also focus Wildice Cascade XI rather than Rimeclaw Torrent.
– Monk – Moved all abilities in the Clawstriker’s Flurry line of abilities from timer 9 to timer 12.

*** Mercenaries ***

– Fixed a bug where mercenaries suspended after a persona swap would unsuspend after zoning without the mercenary window reflecting the unsuspension.

*** Progression Servers ***

– Modest Illdaera, Elegant Oseka, Stately Ladrys, and Ostentatious Ryken armor are now marked as quest items.

*** Miscellaneous ***

– Doubled the maximum number of allowed players per pickzone for Laurion Inn.
– Increased the Dragon’s Hoard cap to 500.
– Optimized the processing performance of the client log file to reduce hitching and stuttering.
– The per-kill Alternate Advancement experience cap is now applied before most server and character-based experience modifiers to be more consistent with leveling experience.
– Corrected an issue that caused a player’s level and class to not get updated in the Guild Window after leaving a monster mission.
– Made several changes to improve client and zone performance.
– Refined the tuning of Memory.ini for smoother framerate: Balanced and Most memory modes have pre-loaded textures. Least memory mode has always had deferred texture loading.
– You will no longer be able to bind in Nagafen’s Lair, Permafrost Keep, Kedge Keep, Plane of Sky, and Plane of Fear.

– The EverQuest Team