EverQuest
July 2018 Patch

Edit: Spells are updated. Also all spells for all classes via the spell search tool should now have an expansion set.

The July update is coming up tomorrow morning. 


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All EverQuest Live Servers will be brought offline on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 6:30 AM PT* for an update. This downtime is expected to last approximately 6 hours.

Patch notes for this update can be found in the Game Update Notes section of the forums once they become available.


 Patch Notes are below.

 

Also Legacy of Ykesha is opening on Agnarr tomorrow at 2pm PT. We have plenty of info on Ykesha here on the site. You can get started by looking over the zones here. Plenty of things become available on progression servers during LoY, take a look at our guide on what unlocks for LoY here. Sort by expansion in the header for that table so you can see what all unlocks in LoY.

 

 


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July 18, 2018
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*** Highlights ***

- Keep an eye out for a special gift for All-Access members coming soon!
- Marcia Attamilgad has located a few new items for her stash. We're not asking questions.
- The /melody command will no longer be interrupted when singing a song that fails due to targeting or other failures. See the Miscellaneous section below for details.
- Potion packs have returned to the Marketplace. If you consumed a potion pack that did not give you a potion, you should now have those packs restored to you in the Item Overflow Window.


*** Items ***

- Fixed several bugs with the focus effects from Sebilis Hardcore Heritage breastplates.
- Changed a number of fishing pole items to be unbreakable. Fishing poles that have a chance to break while fishing now display the Expendable flag when inspected.
- Augments can now be removed with distillers of greater rank than the one specified.
- - An augment requiring a Class V Augmentation Distiller to be removed can also be removed with a Class XI Augmentation Distiller.
- - The system will attempt to use the lowest rank distiller in your inventory.
- - Augments requiring a unique distiller (like the Small Gem Glue Solvent) will still need that specific distiller or the Perfected Augment Distiller to be removed.
- Horn of Unity - Adjusted spell stacking for Blessing of Unity to reduce the number of other buffs it conflicts with.
- If one of the new augment based ornaments made from container-based ornaments is attunable, it is now also tradable on Free Trade servers.
- Bottle of Clarity Pack will give out the appropriate level potions from level 30 to 60.
- Modified the way you get potions from Bottle of Healing Pack, Bottle of Clarity Pack, Bottle of Alacrity Pack, Bottle of Spirits Pack, and Bottle of Replenishment Pack. These items now allow you to preview the potion you will get from them.
- Darkened Coif of Wrath is now a head item.
- Darkened Sleeves of Wrath is now an arms item.
- Removed the endurance cost from Rousing Zeal, Soothing Zeal, Rousing Consumption, and Consuming Zeal, the click effect on some Paladin and Shadowknight Breastplates.
- Hero's Forge ornaments can now be placed in Donal's Vambraces of Mourning.
- Fixed incorrect lore text on Token of the Light Army and Token of the Obliteration Army.
- Fixed the mixed up descriptive text for the various Rallosian Ornamentations.


*** Tradeskills ***

- Burning your bread no longer irrevocably damages the bread tin.


*** Quests And Events ***

- Fixed an issue that caused some characters not to have credit for tasks that they had previously completed but cannot repeat.
- Under the Robe - Arsin the Blaze should now spawn properly in this errand. Note that he will not spawn 100% of the time.
- The Handmaiden - Render should now spawn properly in this errand. Note that he will not spawn 100% of the time.
- Sathir's Tomb (Raids) - Pets will no longer attempt to open or close the hallway doors in the tomb.
- The Silent Schism - Spells that do not have a mana cost will no longer cause the achievement 'Burn the Heretics' to fail.
- Defenders of the Faith - The two valkyries needed to complete this quest should spawn properly.
- Drusella's Vault and Crypt Robbers - Implemented some mechanics changes and bug fixes:
- - NPCs lose the ability to summon while they are inside Drusella's aura.
- - Fixed the bug where Tomb Rot would be applied after Drusella's Vault was successfully completed and The Sathir Line had not yet been started.
- - Increased the number of characters required in the room to trigger Drusella's Vault.
- - The Whirlwind Slash cast by the animated bladestorms should now sync up better with the warning aura disappearing.
- - Fixed a bug that caused the deathslime goos to change targets every 5 seconds. They will now switch targets if their previous target is dead or otherwise gone or when 30s have passed since they started chasing that person.
- - The deathslime goos will prefer not to chase tanks or healers unless there are few other choices.
- - The deathslime goos now show the name of the person they are chasing as their alt name. They no longer display their name.
- - Decreased the max speed of deathslime goos slightly.
- - Increased the spawn interval of deathslime goos by 50%.
- - Increased the damage that the globs of goo take from ice spells by 15%.
- - Decreased the health of the globs of goo by 15%.
- - Decreased damage inflicted by Caustic Ooze by 25%.
- Melalafen is no longer a required target for the achievement Conquerer of The Western Wastes.
- Made several changes to Frostcrypt Raids:
- - Beltron will no longer leave his room.
- - Harfang will no longer leave his room.
- - Hearol the Tactician will now clear detrimental spells when he teleports away.
- - Shades of Calm - the meditating shades will engage more often now.
- - Construction of Shadows should work properly now.
- Death, Death, Death - Increased the time limit from 40 to 60 minutes.
- Death, Death, Death - Slain bosses leave behind chests near Tudasali with items that may help you progress.
- Veeshan's Peak Key - The medallion pieces in the Swamp of No Hope and Kaesora now spawn in multiple locations. Their appearance has been changed to something a bit more visible.


*** Spells ***

- Fixed a bug that caused Sanctuary buffs to drop when consuming some types of potions.
- Items, Familiars, and Glyphs that previously conflicted with the Wild Growth line of spells will no longer have stacking conflicts.
- Druid - Adjusted Pack Regeneration, Pack Chloroplast, Regrowth of the Grove, Oaken Vigor, and Blessing of Oak so that they match other regeneration spells and gain power as the caster gains levels.
- Added a message and chat filter when you or others take damage from auras.


*** AA ***

- Numerous abilities that can only be obtained by completing quests or as achievement rewards will now display in the AA window prior to obtaining rank 1. The descriptions for these abilities have been updated to include information on how to obtain them.
- All - Banestrike has been changed to a passive ability that triggers off of melee attacks, ranged attacks, and direct-spell damage. The ability has been changed to not break root.
- All - Consolidated ranks 1-3 of Hastened Banestrike to be ranks 2-4 of Banestrike.
- Melee Classes - Adjusted the bonuses granted by Innate Darkblade, Duelist, Fellstrike, Fury, Holyblade, Innerflame, Natureblade, Rage, and Songblade. Reduced the bonuses granted by these lines for levels 40-80 and increased the bonuses for levels 85-110.
- Bard - Fixed a bug where A Tune Stuck In Your Head was extending the duration of Vainglorious Shout.
- Berserker - Removed the hit limit from Blood Sustenance.
- Enchanter - Fixed a bug that prevented Rank 8 of Color Shock from functioning.
- Monk - Doubled the duration for all ranks of Swift Tails' Chant.
- Monk - Significantly increased the effectiveness and endurance cost for all ranks of Ton Po's Stance.
- Ranger - Reduced the base damage of all ranks of Headshot and increased the maximum melee damage cap from 750k to 6m. This should result in critical Headshot attacks dealing significantly more damage than before.
- Shadowknight - Removed the hit limits from melee leech effects and removed the 8% chance for Mortal Coil to trigger Mortal Residue.


*** NPCs ***

- Many Chest NPCs that were body type Humanoid, Magical, or Undead are now body type Construct.
- All raid bosses should be able to mitigate heroic effects more equally. Previously some bosses were much weaker than their counterparts.
- Party goers in Sul Vius: Demiplane of Life will no longer be so aggressive toward visitors while they are attending the party.
- Assistant T'os has returned to dry land.
- Marcia Attamilgad has located a few new items for her stash. We're not asking questions.


*** Progression Servers ***

- Bottle of Health Pack, Bottle of the Ursine Pack, Bottle of the Avian Pack, and Bottle of the Cetacean Pack will now create potions with actual effects on all servers.
- Instances given by Agents of Change will no longer send characters into the instance if too low level.
- The various "Voice of" NPCs in Veeshan's Peak are no longer charmable.
- The books to make Exalted Cultural Symbols now become available when The Serpent's Spine expansion unlocks.
- Slayer achievements and the Banestrike AA ability are no longer restricted to Rain of Fear.


*** Miscellaneous ***

- Trial heroic characters can once again be deleted.
- Added an on/off argument to autofire. This does not change current functionality, it just allows you to specify on or off.
- Bard - The /melody command will no longer be interrupted when attempting to sing a targeted song without a target, a song with no cast-time (Alliance of Sticks and Stones), or a song that costs more mana than the bard has available.
- The forage button no longer gets into an unusable state when zoning.
- Improved the classic Giant's ability to hold weapons in its left hand.
- Fixed a problem that caused some Hero's Forge armors to display incorrectly for Frogloks.
- Hero's Forge, Heritage Crate, Pet Crate, and similar achievements have been moved to the new General -> Vanity category.
- The Autumn Appreciation events have been moved to the Events -> Seasonal category.
- Improved water pathing in Combine Dredge.


*** UI ***

- Fixed a problem that caused the group window to show incorrect information to players whose group status changed while zoning.


- The EverQuest Team

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Tuesday July 17, 2018

ZONES / POPULATION
Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Surge [Raid]
  • Kuanbyr Hailstorm should no longer check his target when he is grappled.
Solusek Ro's Tower: Citadel of the Sun [Raid]
  • Once a damage immunity is applied, Grezou should more reliably remove other immunities.
ITEMS
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the Planar Mastery: Shaper Rune increasing the duration of Vector of Life.
  • Planar Mastery: Animalist now modifies all slot 2 advantages.
ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Corrected the Ethereal Hunter: Planar Mastery achievement to state "Obtain any Planes of Prophecy Planar Mastery adornment."

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Tuesday July 10, 2018

ZONES AND POPULATION
  • Elixir of the Expert may now be used in Shard of Hate: Udder Contempt [Herd Mode]
Shard of Hate: Utter Contempt [Heroic] and Udder Contempt [Herd Mode]
  • Ulvaug the Bloodfang and Bovaug the Bull will no longer turn too soon when casting Breath of Blood if they are afflicted with Ability Casting Speed debuffs.
QUESTS
  • Scout Epic 2.0 - Reanimation Incantation - Breath of Life now only spawns in Dalnir: Ritual Chamber and the Restore Flesh now only spawns in Kaesora: Xalgozian Stronghold.
ABILITIES
  • Corrected a bug that prevented Mail of Frost from granting its effect.
  • Wards will no longer heal upon expiration.
ITEMS
  • Wave 2 class Ethereal Runes are now visible on the Ethereal Merchant in Plane of Magic.
  • Raid trophies can now be placed in player homes.
  • Flay the Beast casting speed effect will no longer be modified by item tier.
  • Flay the Beast damage effect, is now modified by stats.
  • Enlightened Credence four piece set bonus will now modify stamina granted by Aegolism.

More after the jump.

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Tuesday July 3, 2018

ZONES / POPULATION
Shard of Hate: Reignited Hatred [Raid]
  • The High Priest M'kari and Lord or Ire encounters have had some slight adjustments to make the fights a bit less difficult to execute.
  • The Master of Spite should now allow more time between casting sets of vortices.
Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Surge [Raid]
  • Agnarr should no longer block the ball lightning adds from notifying their script.
Avatars [TLE]
  • Contested avatars have had their Battleweary mechanic standardized.
Live Events
  • Scorched Sky fire elementals will no longer be aggroed by other players, while already engaged.
ABILITIES
  • Increased the base negative damage reduction amount and removed the increment stacking component from Toxic Life while we investigate issues negative damage reduction effects and increment stacking.
ITEMS
  • Savant's Illusionary Silk Epaulets: Crit Chance decreased by 2.4
  • Amulet of Rejuvenation: Crit Chance decreased by 2.4
  • Dominus Rile itemization has been flagged and upgraded to a Tier 1 raid.
  • Shard of the Ulteran Beast: Potency increased by 1.7, Crit Bonus increased by 1.2, Primary Attributes increased by 18, Stamina increased by 18, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Ability Mod increased by 110, Added 16 Defensive Skills
  • Defensive Veil of Odus: Potency increased by 2.2, Crit Bonus increased by 1.5, Primary Attributes increased by 23, Stamina increased by 23, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Ability Mod increased by 134, Removed Defensive Skills
  • Effigy of the Ulteran Beast: Potency increased by 1.7, Crit Bonus increased by 1.2, Primary Attributes increased by 18, Stamina increased by 18, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Added 3.6 Casting Time, Removed Haste, Casting Skills increased by 4
  • Ulteran Veil of Energy: Potency increased by 2.2, Crit Bonus increased by 1.5, Primary Attributes increased by 23, Stamina increased by 23, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Removed DPS, Added 18.6 Haste, Casting Skills increased by 4
  • Emblem of the Ulteran Beast: Potency increased by 1.7, Crit Bonus increased by 1.2, Primary Attributes increased by 18, Stamina increased by 18, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Ability Mod increased by 110, Added 16 Offensive Skills, Added 16 Casting Skills
  • Shattered Veil of Fangs: Potency increased by 2.2, Crit Bonus increased by 1.5, Primary Attributes increased by 23, Stamina increased by 23, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Removed Casting Time, Added 22.1 DPS, Casting Skills increased by 4
  • Charm of the Ulteran Beast: Potency increased by 1.7, Crit Bonus increased by 1.2, Primary Attributes increased by 18, Stamina increased by 18, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Removed Ability Mod, Added 0.9 Max HP Percent, Offensive Skills increased by 4, Removed Casting Skills
  • Stalking Veil of Intuition: Potency increased by 2.2, Crit Bonus increased by 1.5, Primary Attributes increased by 23, Stamina increased by 23, Crit Chance increased by 2.1, Added 265 Ability Mod, Removed Max HP Percent, Removed Offensive Skills
QUESTS
  • All Shard of Arcana rewards will now have a chance to grant ascension pages and rare harvests.

EverQuest II
This Week is Coming in with a BANG!

Prepare yourselves, Norrathians – a load of bonuses are coming your way!

From 12:01 AM PT on Monday, July 2, 2018 until 11:59 PM PT on Sunday, July 8, 2018, your Ethereal coin earnings will DOUBLE, just in time for the end of the first wave of Ethereals! On all live servers, players will be able to earn double Planar Ethereal coins. If you're playing on a TLE server instead, you'll find yourself earning twice as many Hunter's Coins!

 

If you're a member, that's not all that you'll have to gain! Members on all servers will also earn Double Experience and Double Currency during this period - which means you'll recieve FOUR TIMES as many Planar Ethereal Coins and Hunter's Coins!

 

Plus, if you've been looking to snag yourself something shiny and new from the Marketplace, now's your chance. Members will receive a 25% discount on all Marketplace items!

 

Not an All Access member yet? With bonuses, discounts, access to new content, and more, there’s never been a better time to join!

We hope you enjoy your rewarding week, Norrathians!

EverQuest
Independence Day experience is here!

Daybreak is giving us some bonus experience this Saturday through Thursday!

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Are you ready to experience a week full of bonuses?

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From 12:00 PM PT on Saturday, June 30, 2018 until 12:00 PM PT on Thursday, July 5, 2018ALL players on ALL servers will be awarded with 76% bonus experience, faction hits, and rare spawns!

 

Additionally, members will receive 25% off ALL items in the in-game Marketplace! If you've been been eyeing something in the Marketplace, now's the perfect chance to snag it.

Not an All Access member yet? With bonuses, discounts, access to new content, and more, there’s never been a better time to join!

 
Make haste, Norrathians, and take advantage of these epic bonuses! 

EverQuest II
Update Notes: Tuesday June 26, 2018

ITEM EXAMINE
  • All stats granted from adornments (yellow stats) sort below the item's own intrinsic stats (base + infused/reforged/experimented).
  • Fixed an issue in which item tier tag text would miscalculate its bounds and get scrunched up to the left.
ZONES/POPULATION
Torden, Bastion of Thunder: Storm Surge [Raid]
  • Agnarr should more reliably summon his ball lightning adds.
Shard of Hate: Utter Contempt [Heroic]
  • The damage over time ability, Face of Darkness, cast by Ze'Vlu'Vex, can now be removed.
Shard of Hate: Udder Contempt [Herd Mode]
  • Moogidooshi will now shapechange back to his proper cow form during his encounter.
  • Vessels of Contempt, Venom, Rage, Rancor, and Wrath can now be crafted upon.
  • Certain adds during the encounter with Taur'Us'Vex will now spawn.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent Ulvaug the Bloodfang from spawning.
  • Ulvaug the Bloodfangs hitpoints has been slightly reduced.
Shard of Hate: Reignited Hatred [Raid]
  • Stitching Knives in the Lord of Ire encounter should no longer reset while the encounter is active
  • You should no longer be able to "donate" 500p to the Emissary of Coin if a boss in the same round has already been spawned
Fens of Nathsar
  • Restored the original drop table to The Tangrin as an extra drop.
ABILITIES
  • Reduced the base damage of Dragonfire V by 27%
  • Corrected the version of the level 110 version of Word of Redemption to IX.
  • Corrected a stacking issue that prevented March of Blades from granting its combat art damage increase.
ITEMS
  • Corrected a bug that prevented Cowbell and More Cowbell from applying their item set bonus.
  • The Sunbrite Clothwork Pegasus now requires characters to be level 35 or above to fly.
  • Added the Rune: Awakened Enlightenment to drop tables.
  • Corrected an issue that caused an unspecific error when attempting to collect magma fish with a collapsible fishing pole.
  • Corrected an issue where Overly Critical, Aegis of Animosity and Portents of Pain would grant extra bonuses in the Shard of Hate: Herd Mode.
  • The following items are now Greater Relics: Heartbreaker Bracelet, Barbute of Curling Horns, Edgewalker Chainmail Leggings, Wild Yeti-furred Spaulders, Empowered Talon of Milyex
  • Heartbreaker Bracelet: Added 6.5 Potency, Added 4.2 Crit Bonus, Primary Attributes increased by 58, Stamina increased by 52, Crit Chance increased by 3.1, Multi Attack Chance increased by 20.2, Added 3 Reuse Speed, resists increased by 57, Defensive Skills increased by 12, Added 0.5 Ability Doubleattack
  • Barbute of Curling Horns: Added 6.5 Potency, Added 4.2 Crit Bonus, Primary Attributes increased by 48, Stamina increased by 48, Crit Chance increased by 2.3, Added 22 Haste, Removed Multi Attack Chance, Added 2.2 Reuse Speed, Block Chance increased by 2.4, Defensive Skills increased by 10, Added 0.5 Ability Doubleattack.
  • Edgewalker Chainmail Leggings: Added 6.5 Potency, Added 4.2 Crit Bonus, Primary Attributes increased by 54, Added 100 Stamina, Crit Chance decreased by -1.7, Added 22 Haste, Ability Mod increased by 200, Added 0.5 Ability Doubleattack.
  • Wild Yeti-furred Spaulders: Added 6.5 Potency, Added 4.2 Crit Bonus, Primary Attributes increased by 48, Stamina increased by 70, Crit Chance decreased by -1.7, Ability Mod increased by 200, Added 0.3 Spell Double Attack, Added 0.5 Ability Doubleattack.
  • Empowered Talon of Milyex: Added 6.5 Potency, Added 4.2 Crit Bonus, Primary Attributes increased by 52, Stamina increased by 48, Crit Chance increased by 3.1, Added 26.3 DPS, Multi Attack Chance increased by 18.2, Offensive Skills increased by 14, Added 0.5 Ability Doubleattack.
  • Amulet of Ferocity: Potency decreased by -2
  • Amulet of Decimation: Potency decreased by -2
  • Amulet of Rejuvenation: Potency decreased by -2
  • Amulet of Stealth: Potency decreased by -2
  • Conqueror's Rune Etched Pauldrons: Potency decreased by -2
  • Savant's Illusionary Silk Epaulets: Potency decreased by -2
  • Luminary's Blackened Bone Spaulders: Potency decreased by -2
  • Plainstrider's Vine Wrapped Shoulder Pads: Potency decreased by -2
  • Bishop's Sanctified Plate Pauldrons: Potency decreased by -2
  • Vanguard's Red Fox Chain Spaulders: Potency decreased by -2
  • Nightfall's Dark Katana: Potency decreased by -7
  • Octuss's Jade Katana: Potency decreased by -7
  • Sslortis's Sapphire Katana: Potency decreased by -7
  • Sunrise's Dawn Katana: Potency decreased by -7
  • Calamitous Bo Staff of Energy: Potency decreased by -6.4
  • Destructive Greatsword of Energy: Potency decreased by -6.4
  • Ominous Staff of Velocity: Potency decreased by -6.4
  • Dire Sledge of Synergism: Potency decreased by -6.4
QUESTS
  • The Shard of Hate: Udder Contempt [Herd Mode] daily mission has been moved off of Rayna and onto another creature within Plane of Valor near her.