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* Minor adjustments to the output of the settings command. * The sharp flag on weapons has been renamed to masterwork. * Skills which create temporary rooms should again work properly. * Find cover now allows a watcher to conceal himself and his group, rather than just himself. * Some watcher skills which did not induce PC yelling now do so as intended. * Twirl is now an extension skill for pugil. For more information, see HELP TWIRL. * Lag on twirl has been shortened slightly to suit the activation lag of pugil. * Pugil can now be used to initiate combat. * Shortened flurry's activation lag, and improved the favorability of its range check. * Flying no longer reduces the effectiveness of cutoff and now has other counters. * Crest of Bahhaoth deals less damage to demons it drains for healing. * Minor code clean-up in pfile maintenance. * Fixed a memory leak which could cause area file corruption. * Invocation of Converu will no longer reveal wizi mobs. * Plant growth properly restores the original sector of a room when it concludes. * Changed string processing for battlecry-related skills and some other automatic yells. * Fixed a bug in which taunt was applying its penalties to incorrect characters. * Demons should no longer eat corpses when their target has been killed. * Form of the bull now handles its missing and damage boost differently. * Form of the serpent now handles its damage output reduction differently. * Form of the serpent is slightly less effective at improving the user's dodge skill. * Form of the boar now handles its damage boost differently. * Form of the bear now handles its damage boost differently. * Consume's damage cap has been reduced. * Immolate now lasts less rounds overall, with and without slow burn. * Fixed a hang related to strip when snapping a weapon back when it is disarmed. * Protective shield is once again part of the major water skill group. * The balm and salve in Hakurah Monastery have adjusted functionality to make them more useful. * Minor code and prog clean-up. * Identify no longer shows size (which does literally nothing). * Identify now shows wear slots. * Falirn's quest now can be completed successfully. * Stones of Power should now be placed in the Merchant vault if dropped at the gates of Corvalius Manor. * Character targeting no longer uses substring searching (meaning one must type the entire keyword). * Gate, phase door, and nexus no longer automatically fail on characters with the nosummon flag turned on. * Vengeance should now work as intended against mobs. * Additional error checking added to the removal of nocked arrows. * Mirror image has a new implementation, and properly inherits altered names from character disguises. * Lowered mana cost on many barbarian skills. See relevant help entries for details. * Blood sigil can no longer be applied to the same character more than once. * Minor code optimization. * The Clockmaker and his wife should no longer be immune to basically every common non-physical damtype. * Assorted minor fixes in Clockmaker's. * Sigil updates. * additional error checking when initializing factions * fleeing should no longer allow characters to potentially flee through doors with a rune of earth * you can no longer flee through a secret exit * corrected bolo echoing the wrong directions when thrown to an adjacent room * flurry and harrudim talc should no longer continue to strike characters who have left the room * fixed a crash caused by flooding through a one-way exit * flood can no longer affect newbie-only rooms, immortal-only rooms, and safe rooms * characters who were hooded when the game crashed or shutdown are now automatically fixed one tick after they reconnect * coronal glow no longer erroneously affects the caster. * Reduced mana costs for all Nightfall bonds. * Many Nightfall bonds have expanded, or entirely new, functionality. * The bonds command for Nightfall scholars can now be used while sleeping. * Sever bond has been reduced in cost and restores some mana when terminating a bond. * Fixed a bad echo on activating flawed Nightfall symbols. * Agony's echo for its skill penalty has been removed. * Further adjusted initial construction of factions to prevent oddities. * Fixed an echo oddity with consume. * Aegis of law no longer stacks in the same way with lawful scholar damage reduction abilities. * Bounty now properly checks the number of stones before it is used. * Many mobs have had their resistances corrected. * Makeup no longer causes you to go blind. * Ilea Sirie in Earendam and Alajasi Chadirsa in Eril Village have updated their stock; some items have changed entirely, and others have had significant statistical updates. * Psionically-active items now realize watchers are mentalists.