January 2021 Update

  • 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.
  • Various minor bug and typo corrections.

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