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Alignment restrictions have been removed from: aelin, nefortu, ethron, srryn, caladaran, kankoran.
Ethos restrictions have been removed from: aelin, kankoran.
Alatharya can now create as bards or watchers.
Chaja can now create as bards or druids.
All bard instant AoE songs, such as feckless nefortu, have had their targeting rewritten.
Feckless nefortu has a new implementation with changed functionality.
Harmonize no longer has dexterity and charisma components, and instead scales only on percent.
Nature’s renewal (druid Firiel totem) has a new implementation to improve its mana restoration.
Weapons altered by shape timber now restore a small amount of mana on strike.
Lightning brand can now be cast on others while in combat, like other brand spells.
Absorb electricity has a new implementation.
Fire/spirit no longer receives: oriflamme, soulfire shield.
Fire/spirit now receives: fuse karma, shock diffusion, mindbender, glyph of empathy.
Holy flame’s functionality has been expanded to add bonus holy damage to numerous major fire spells.
Water/spirit no longer receives: stone of Salyra.
Water/spirit now receives: martyr’s shield.
Martyr’s shield can now be cast on others.
Annointed one has had its trigger rate adjusted, and additionally improves the bless spell.
Water/air no longer receives: storm mastery, fog elemental summon, monsoon.
Water/air now receives: fog aspect, group teleport, spell ripple.
Brume has new functionality, adjusting the effect(s) of various mist-based abilities.
Frigid burst has a new implementation to use more modern AoE targeting.
Fixed a bug in soothing mist which prevented characters from wielding weapons while it was active.
Tempest has a new implemtnation to use more modern AoE targeting.
Many major and minor spells have had alternate religious theming based on the chosen religion of the caster.
The following spells have had their casting line removed: mark of winter, abominable rune, bond of souls.
Major, minor, and templar spells should now have appropriate lower bounding on duration, in the same manner as druid.
Word of recall will now allow a character to move from the origin casting room during spell activation.
Added a god touch for Ashur (not a current creation option).
Added a sacrifice effect for Ashur (silent meditation) and Vaialos (divine requiem).
Added secondary sacrifice effect for the Ashur sacrifice if one has the Ashur god touch.
Fixed a crash bug in gate’s targeting routine.
Wraiths summoned by speaking Ashur’s name have adjusted scaling.
Ashur punishment code entirely rewritten to facilitate the above changes.
Replaced Aranthas encounter in Champions with Yesal-Xea encounter, moved Aliphor to the Atrium.
Merchant find items notes are now sent by Ysobel instead of Talsikin.
The BRIEF toggle no longer prevents exploration point gain.
Added instanced rooms to the Sea Dragon Inn in Gaald.