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2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« on: February 27, 2013, 09:23:06 PM »
RIFT 2.2 - 2/27/13

== FEATURES ==
* Happy second anniversary, RIFT! The Carnival of the Ascended returns to celebrate the first appearance of the Ascended in Telara.
* Introducing Planar Attunement Tier 3 and Planar Attunement of War Tier 2! The Planar Attunement level cap has increased to 1079.
* New Crafting daily quests for harvesting professions! Butchering, Foraging, and Mining now have Daily quests available for all skill levels.
* Four Storm Legion Raid bosses now come in Hardmode flavor! You may voluntarily trigger hardmodes of Gelidra, Artifex Zaviel, Progenitor Saetos, and Kain the Reaper for additional challenges and new Achievements.
* Two new Dimensions are available for you to get your design on! Auditorium Carnos Plaza and Kestrel's Cry Ravine can be purchased from Dimension merchants in Tempest Bay, and Kestrel's Cry Ravine is additionally available in Sanctum and Meridian.


= World Event: Carnival of the Ascended =
* The Carnival is in town - check out Sanctum, Meridian, Shimmersand, and the new location in Tempest bay for ongoing celebrations!
* This year brings new carnival games, new zone events, and a new alternate-mode Warfront to play!
* Prizes to obtain include a new mount, new costume helmets, dragon balloon companion pets, and dimension items.
* Since we heard people like companion pets, we gave a balloon pet to a Fluffy pet so your pet can follow you while being followed by a pet - these can be bought with Favor and Carnival tickets on the event merchants!
* The Carnival-themed RIFT Mobile scratcher has also made its return!


GENERAL
KNOWN ISSUE: The newly-added Torvan Hunter cape appearances are invisible. They still grant stats in the meanwhile and the art will be properly added in the first hotfix!
* Augment Wardstone and Bless Wardstone abilities have been replaced by Nexus Infusion, which is now granted to all characters. Wardstones that were previously upgraded using these abilities now work with Nexus Infusion instead.
* Characters now start with a skill of 1 in Fishing and Survival. Existing characters who don't already have these skills will gain the base 1 point on next login.
* Cache Finder guild perk now works with Infinity Stones, Frozen Eclipse Stones, and Empyrean Stones.
* Guild Perk: Planar Knowledge: Now gives the proper PA experience bonus at higher ranks.
* Falling from a great height once again plays the impact animation and sound effects, but still has no damage applied.
* Increased kill counts for guild PvP quests, but reduced the number of Warfront victories required.
* Fixed a chat channel bug where players on PvE shards could get permanently stuck in chat channels for PvP shards. You can now use /leave to quit those channels!
* The recent Fae Yule items have been added to the World Event merchants in Sanctum and Meridian!


SOULS
* All weapon enchantments acquired through Planar Attunement now indicate the required item level on their tooltip.
* Channeled abilities that allow movement while casting now act more predictably when fighting large-scaled enemies, such as High Priest Arakhurn.

CLERICS

CABALIST
* Dark Passage: Can now be used while Silenced.

INQUISITOR
* Perseverance: Fixed Pyromancer's Flashfire causing the Inquisitor to be stunned even when Perseverance is active.

JUSTICAR
* Increased the base threat generated by Justicar melee abilities.


MAGE

ARCHON
* Fixed a case where the cooldown on the Point to Point teleport could be reset before it expired. Point to Point also no longer resets the direction your character is facing.

CHLOROMANCER
* Living Aegis: No longer claims it should generate Charge when it does not.

ELEMENTALIST
* The Fire Elemental pet now has a new look!
* Elemental Forces: Will no longer consume Cycle buffs when cast.
* Ashen Armor: The pet buff from this now lasts 16 seconds.
* Burning Ground: Fixed a bug where this ability stays blocked if you die while casting it.

HARBINGER
* The tooltips for Lightning Blade, Luminous Weapon, and Reaper's Blade now list these abilities as self-buffs instead of just buffs.
* Fury of the Ascended, Holy Champion, and Anti-Planar Augmentation will no longer consume Eldritch Armor procs.

NECROMANCER
* Possession, if used with a Skeletal Zealot pet active, will now transform the caster into the newer Greater Skeletal Zealot model.

PYROMANCER
* Combust: Will now display the correct amount of damage dealt on the tooltip.


ROGUE

ASSASSIN
* Poison Malice: Fixed a tooltip bug where the damage value of the ability and its effect tooltip did not match.
* Stealth should now break from any damaging attacks.

BLADEDANCER
* Duelist Pose: Duration now 30 seconds, up from 15.

NIGHTBLADE
* Smoldering Blades: Fixed a tooltip bug where the damage value of the ability and its effect tooltip did not match.
* Stealth should now break from any damaging attacks.

RANGER
* Feral Aggression, Animalism: Cooldown reduced to 45 seconds from 60.


WARRIOR

BEASTMASTER
* Calliope's Beastmaster Crystal: Fixed tooltip that inaccurately showed the effect increasing Strength rather than Attack Power.

PARAGON
* Flurry: Now properly flagged as a Builder and will benefit from any bonuses applied to Builder abilities.

TEMPEST
* Lightning Torrent: Fixed a bug where the lower-ranked Lightning Torrent's damage can sometimes persist beyond the channel time.

VOID KNIGHT
* Spellbreaker: Should now correctly remove Curse, Poison, and Disease debuffs, including associated effects.
* Discharge: Now deals additional threat based on the damage dealt.

WARLORD
* Tactical Surge, Battle Surge, Defensive Surge: No longer on global cooldown.
* Recovery Posture: Tooltip now displays the correct max number of active Postures allowed.
* Disorient: The debuff from Disorient should now end when the debuffed target dies.


ZONES
* Daily quests in various zones that require you to kill Invasions or seal Rifts now auto-complete when the objectives have been completed.
* Instant Adventure: Uncommon-type IAs now give Infinity Stones to characters who are mentored down from level 60.
* Instant Adventure: Experience and Notoriety rewards are now boosted for larger IA groups.
* Instant Adventure: Adjusted Instant Adventure bosses to be easier for small IA groups.
* Added map icons for the entrance locations to all Storm Legion dungeons.
* Cloud Chasers and other flying mobs now fight back if stunned while flying.
* Ashora and Eternal City Onslaught questgivers should now be friendly and always remain interactable for turning in Dailies.
* Onslaught Fire Invasions will no longer attack their own footholds.
* Adjusted the boundary between Morban and Steppes of Infinity, so all parts of Arcanum Conservatory and Camp Skyburst are within Steppes.
* Fixed an issue with the daily Hammerknell Chronicle quest, Checkmate, that sometimes would not give completion credit.
* Players above level 50 can now complete the Water Saga quest 'Unworking the Ritual'.

ARDENT DOMAIN
* Auditorium Carnos: The Arenamaster will no longer shout to all of Ardent Domain, but just the area of the Auditorium.
* IA: Girakh the Crazed's level now matches that of the adventure.

ASHORA
* Dust Devils: Made this quest more friendly to groups working together. The cyclonic devolver is no longer aggro to players of the opposite faction.

CAPE JULE
* Rare spawn NPCs in Cape Jule that were not displaying a diamond icon on their portrait now do so.
* The Son of Auram NPC will no longer attempt to pose like a scarecrow.
* IA: Stopped the Kelrath Onslaught IA boss, Titan of the Deep, from becoming invulnerable at 50%
* IA: Moved an Empowered Shahrokh NPC out from hiding in rocks.

CITY CORE
* IA: No Mercy for Mutants: The quest objective text has been updated to display the correct mutants required.
* IA: Field Study: Fixed potential wrong assets spawning for groups of 10-14 characters.

EASTERN HOLDINGS
* Batua has bellied up to the bar and you should have less difficulty getting your drink on for the quest 'I Love You, Man!"

FREEMARCH
* The quest flow of level 6-9 content in Freemarch has been revised for a smoother experience.

KINGSWARD
* Now's the Time: Beastlord Terrik can no longer be crowd controlled during this quest event.
* Carnage: Fierce Creatures: Corrected the map locator.

MORBAN
* Fixed a typo on the Bitter Enemies achievement description.
* Adjusted the route of Disciple Ilnageth.
* Increased the variety of creatures that count toward the Scold the Shapers achievement.

SERATOS
* The 'Drifting Ascended' rare mob will no longer spawn inside terrain.
* Added a new achievement: Thirsty Skull Dance Party. The bartender is also more reactive to acts of affection!

SILVERWOOD
* A new Porticulum is located at Highglades Lookout, near the entrance to Hedgerow Court.
* Also streamlined the flow of level 6-10 content in Silverwood.

STEPPES OF INFINITY
* A new wild Zone Event appears! Champions of the Firestorm may now trigger in Steppes of Infinity.
* Zone Event: Shattered Earth: Fixed a case where some players would not receive rewards after participating in this event.
* Zone Event: Fortress Defense: Removed some extraneous visual effects from the boss fight to help improve performance.
* Added Rift-closing IAs to Steppes of Infinity.

A HERO RISES [Chronicle]
* More elements of this Chronicle now have voiceover audio.


DUNGEONS AND RAIDS

ENDLESS ECLIPSE
* A portal now appears after Goloch's defeat that teleports players from the entrance to the Plane of Death.
* Sicaron will no longer run to icons on the second platform phase.
* Kain the Reaper: Players under the effects of Voracious Hunger will now be less resistant to Kain's Life Bane and normal attacks.
* Kain will now use his powers of the Plane of Death to slay anyone nearby should he reach his Enrage state.
* Hands Free Spree achievement now requires you to be hit 20 or fewer times, instead of 5 or fewer.

FROZEN TEMPEST
* The teleport after the Twin Giants now operates correctly when they are defeated.
* The zone quest now properly updates when the Twin Giants are slain.


PVP/WARFRONTS
* New PvP consumables have been added to Mercenary Burke in Tempest Bay.
* Conquest: Turrets should no longer be immune to abilities that deal damage and generate healing, such as Warlock's Life Leech or Warden's Geyser.
* Conquest: Increased the size of Empowered Sourcestone nodes in Conquest.
* Conquest: Conquest Power is now awarded for upgrading turrets.
* Kills made in Conquest now update the Guild Quests, 'War on Many Fronts' and 'Battles Old and New'.
* Ascended Courage: Now displays the items whose stats are replaced while in Conquest. The buff can no longer be seen on you by other players.
* Fixed Leaderboards not updating for Damage and Healing dealt to idols in Port Scion.
* Port Scion: Bosses offer repeatable quests again.
* Cone and Chain damage effects now have their damage reduced in PvP combat, equal to AoE effects.


CRAFTING
* Mining, Butchering, and Foraging now have daily quests similar to those of the other crafting professions. To pick them up, visit Padma Ultan in Meridian or Eldain Diomid in Sanctum. If you're over skill 300, visit Romas Periga in Tempest Bay.
* All Storm Legion Daily crafting quests now offer a choice of Artisan's Marks or Master Craftsman's Marks.
* All Storm Legion crafting Daily and Weekly quests now give coin in addition to existing rewards.
* All crafting recipe scrolls that have notoriety requirements to buy are now Bind to Account.
* Renamed the "Shipment of..." recipes to "Twenty (Item name)" for clarity.
* Reduced drop rate of Empyrean Silk.
* Staves are now finally salvageable by Artificers, not Weaponsmiths.
* Additional misbehaving Tomes and Totems that weren't allowing Artificers to salvage them have been put in their place!
* Artificer: Low-level rings and necklaces now drop the correct components when salvaged, including Gemstone Fragments, Iridescent Power, and Clear Crystal.
* Removed Rock Salt from merchants as it's not actually used in any recipes.
* Added a proper "You cannot fish here" error message for fishing, instead of the vague 'Required conditions not met'.
* Fishing Derbies will no longer consign you to death by Fisherbot - they now have appropriate minimum character levels.
* Fishing: For all Moonshade Highlands and lower zones, uncommon fished Dimension items - like the Flowering Cherry Tree - are less uncommon. The more common fished Dimension items now drop less frequently (are more uncommon)!
* Fishing up Quick Minnows and Mottled Flatfish now credit the proper Fishing Achievement progress.


DIMENSIONS
* Fished-up Dimension items are now Bind on Account!
* Dimension items from the Facebook contest are now Bind to Account.
* All Dimensions now properly support up to 200 concurrent visitors - updated Bogling Boggle and Stone Flask Tavern to allow this, which sadly has side effect of removing the ability to fish up junk items in their water areas (which wasn't originally expected but somehow worked).
* Dimensions: Using 'Duplicate' to place Dimension items will now use objects in your storage crate before those in your inventory.
* All Dimension items acquired by giveaways (like Fae Yule Candy Canes) are now set to Bind to Account.


ITEMS
* Raid-dropped and Raid merchant gear has gotten a boost.
* The cloak from the Torvan Hunter notoriety now looks way cooler. [… almost. See Known Issue at top!]
* Demulcent Faesource is now more powerful than Nurturing Faesource.
* The Bleeding Sky: Stats corrected - the 'old' version is now The Ancient Bleeding Sky and you can petition to trade it for the new DPS-oriented version if desired.
* The set bonus "Rage of the Flamesire" has been fixed.
* The Pet Yeti can now be loved by characters of all levels.
* Strandling Spider is now Bind on Account.
* Planar Jerkin, Shoulderblades of the Gorger, and Reinforced Planar Breasplate now have more Calling-appropriate stats.
* Randomly-generated items of the 'Wraithful' type are now named Wrathful.
* Fixed incorrect Resistance values on Planar Focus tooltips.


AUDIO
* New audio mix for stormy weather in Steppes of Infinity.
* New and separate notification sounds for successfully salvaging armor and weapons.
* Updated electricity sound effects for Tempest's Chain Pulse and Electricity Blast hits.


UI/SETTINGS
* Toggled abilities (ex: Stormcaller's Static Flux) now say 'Toggled' instead of Instant in their tooltips.
* Item Upgrades: Mousing over the potential upgrade items now shows tooltips comparing the output item to the base item.
* Fixed a UI bug that caused item names to be cut off in the Upgrade Item window.
* Ability tooltips now display the ability's rank.
* Fixed a display bug with the shard list where it was inaccurate and delayed when shards first start up.
* Server optimizations to reduce ability lag!
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2013, 09:09:00 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #1 - 2/28/13

GENERAL
* The Carnival of the Ascended event will kick off at 3:30pm server time (PST or GMT, depending on region) Thursday, 2/28/13!
* The new Torvan Hunter cape appearances are now visible!
* Whetstones and Oilstones apply Attack Power properly again.
* Hotkeys should no longer disappear when using /reloadui.
* Filtering buffs and debuffs from others should be filtering properly now.
* Corrected the text on the Mug of Tempest Mead item.

SOULS
* Chloromancer: Fixed Natural Awareness and Circle of Life not proccing normally.
* Pyromancer: Wildfire should be proccing normally again.
* Warlock: Salvage Corruption no longer requires the target to be in front of the caster.

ZONES
* The endless loading screen is gone from the end of the A Hero Rises chronicle.
* Chronicle: River of Souls: The rare loot chest is now on its own loot table rather than duplicating the Hammerknell Chronicle one.
* Unhallowed Boneforge: All of the Black Revenants from the Forgelord Helix encounter will no longer grant experience or drops.

FREEMARCH
* Measure of One's Enemy: Lord Runeclift will once again appear to smite his Defiant foes.
* Non-Freemarch artifacts will no longer drop from Freemarch sparkles.
* The three missing Freemarch artifact sets now appear in game again.

STEPPES OF INFINITY
* Champions of the Firestorm:
  - Killing Rabrongar will now reward five Infinity Stones.
  - Players now need to capture only one Weapon Component to receive credit for the second phase of the event.
* The Craft of Conflict: The Nug Battler Nug's health will now scale better with player population.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2013, 09:25:29 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #2 - 3/6/13

GENERAL
* Increased the amount of Valor available on one and two-handed PvP weapons.
* Another set of fixes for the UI options 'Show only my Buffs/Debuffs on target and party members' display.
* Fatigue once again causes damage.
* Corrected your Dimensions window always showing 0 'likes'.

We've fixed a number of issues related to the "Visiting" functionality that went live with T3 PA. With these changes, visiting other shards is easier and better than ever!
* The "Join Instance" unit frame menu option now both appears and works for anyone in your group (or group within your raid), not just members from your shard. We'll be fixing how this works with raid members in other groups and the display of names soon!
* The Summon Group tier 3 PA abilities now work when visiting another shard, and display the name of the party or raid member who summoned you, instead of "????".
* Planar Lures also now work when visiting another shard.
* There’s a new slash command, /shard, that displays the name of the shard you are currently visiting.
* Area lockouts (specifically, for the Volan zone event) and Instant Adventures are not addressed by this hotfix. These are larger issues we hope to address later.


SOULS

CHAMPION
* Shared Suffering: Should now be affected by the Preferred Ally tier 3 Planar Attunement effect.
* Juggernaut's Bearing: Fixed the tooltip to indicate that Juggernaut's Bearing can stack up to 5 times, not 10.

PYROMANCER
* Heat Wave: Will no longer reset the cooldown for the Planar Attunement ability Consuming Flame.

TEMPEST
* Wavelength: Should now be affected by the Preferred Ally tier 3 Planar Attunement effect.

WARLOCK
* Draining Bolt: Fixed an issue where all ranks below max were doing no damage or healing.

WARLORD
* Everything is a Weapon: Should now be affected by the Preferred Ally tier 3 Planar Attunement effect.


ZONES

ASHORA
* The three Carnage quests inside the Biofoundry are now normal Daily quests offered by questgivers.
* The rewards for the Volan event should now be awarded more consistently to contributing players.

CAPE JULE
* Zone Events: The Jewel of Brevane:
  - You will now receive a single buff for all mugs of Tempest Mead you acquire. The ability to drink Mugs of Tempest will not end until you've finished consuming all of your Tempest Mead.
  - The error message letting you know that you don't have barrels of Tempest Mead when you fill the kegs in Tulan has been removed.
  - All participants in the Jewel of Brevane event will now be able to lend a hand in filling the kegs of Tempest Mead.

FREEMARCH
* I Feel Better Already: Now properly grants the Planar Lure ability.

SCARLET GORGE
* Taking Shards: Reduced the respawn time on shards.

STEPPES OF INFINITY
* Zone Event: Champions of the Firestorm: Fixed an issue causing the Planar Rejuvenators to not always be visible during the event.
* Zone Event: Champions of the Firestorm: Killing the Rageraths during the event will now grant one to two Infinity Stones, in addition to the three given for participating in that stage of the event. [This has some issues with consistently granting stones for Rageraths that are being investigated!]


DUNGEONS AND RAIDS

FROZEN TEMPEST [Raid]
* Kolmsasveli and Toinenveli: Devastating Shock will now put an icon on your character to indicate the DoT effect is on you.
* Fixed the Field and Stream achievement in the Twins fight.
* The Speed Clear leaderboard should now be functioning properly.

GOLEM FOUNDRY
* Fixed the Shock and Roll achievement being granted incorrectly.

STORM BREAKER PROTOCOL
* You should no longer be able to bypass the Plaza section of the Sandstorm Onslaught at the end of the instance.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2013, 10:05:01 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #3 - 3/13/13

GENERAL
* Improved the speed of loading the Crafting window for crafters with many, many recipes.
* The Guild UI Info tab now shows a max of 15 online members in a panel, and can be paged through with Next and Previous buttons. NOTE: The column headers on this UI are now offset and we'll be fixing those soon.
* Dendrome should be properly inaccessible. :)
* Storm Legion notoriety runes that say they work on level 50 items should now work on *all* level 50 items.
* Artifact sets such as Kira's Tools of the Trade are now all searchable in the Character UI.
* Fixed a visual issue caused by polymorphing cape-wearers.


WORLD EVENT
* Carnival Titles are now purchasable!
* Many games in the Carnival now pay out more tickets.
* The Codex: Wheel of Fate: Changed ramp collision slightly to fix an error on the Guardian side of the Warfront.
* The Codex: Wheel of Fate: Added custom description text to this alt mode in the Warfront window.
* The Memory Match game should more reliably complete and grant credit.
* The Behind the Mask achievement is now 0 points.
* Swift Jack should no longer be killed by Gorge Strutters!


SHARD VISITING FIXES
* Join Instance:
  - Join Instance now works on all raid members, not just those in your group.
  - Join Instance now displays the name of the player you're attempting to join, instead of the party leader's name.
  - Join Instance no longer appears when LFG groups form.


DUNGEONS AND RAIDS
* Golem Foundry: Manslaughter will now disappear briefly when resetting.
* Darkening Deeps: Lowered damage of the Deepfang Skitterer adds during the Tenegar Deepfang encounter (Standard and Expert).
* Adjusted damage for various Standard difficulty boss abilities to fix them doing way more damage than they should:
  - King's Breach: Shadehorror Phantasm
  - Foul Cascade: Matron Verosa, Countess Surin
* Fixed the standard difficulty meta-achievement for Core Chamber in Empyrean Core.


PVP/WARFRONTS
* Pyromancer's Fulminate, Cinder Burst, and Inferno no longer have a damage penalty in PvP.
* Warlock's Consuming Agony no longer has a damage penalty in PvP.


ZONES
* Zone Events: The Jewel of Brevane and Take It All Back!: Corrected a bug where players would not receive an achievement for completing these events. These events now pay 3 Infinity Stones per stage and 6 Infinity Stones on completion, for a total of 15.
* Zone Events: The Jewel of Brevane: Fixed characters who had completed the Not the Rum quest on Ember Isle being unable to interact with the unfilled kegs.
* Rifts: Great Hunt Rift bosses should now drop a Pure Insight Crystal.
* The Achievement 'Go Home, You're Drunk' is now appropriately categorized under Planes - Life.

ASHORA
* Artifact nodes in the Biofoundry now give Ashora artifacts, not Kingsward.
* The Volan achievement 'On Your Knees' should now increment properly.

EASTERN HOLDINGS
* Ursin Grove Bunker: Runecrafter Zekel Strozza is now closer to the Workbench.
* Hands Off My Woman: Aetleron is now attackable by player pets.

SCARLET GORGE
* Taking Shards: Problem Solver no longer disappears when logging out after completing the first objective.

SCARWOOD REACH
* Achievement: Mushroom Soup: Fixed this achievement so it grants proper credit.

SERATOS
* There was a bit of magical construction that took place behind Necropolis that made the Cairn of Vesdar Doc inaccessible. The residents of Necropolis have kindly relocated the remains of this venerable hero and you should once again be able to visit his final resting place.

STEPPES OF INFINITY
* Each of the Champions of the Firestorm zone event Rifts will now grant one to two Infinity Stones, in addition to the three for participating in that event stage.
* Champions of the Firestorm: Fixed the Rejuvenation Assassination achievement not being granted properly.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2013, 10:41:30 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #4 - 3/20/13

GENERAL
* The following Runes should now trigger properly: Baneful Rune, Crushing Runeshard, Feral Rune, Icewall Rune, Invigorating Rune, Smoldering Rune, and Windshielding Rune.
* Tanking Relic Weapons have gotten an upgrade.
* PVP: Reduced the AoE damage reduction applied during PVP. Basically, AoE abilities deal slightly more damage.
* Crafting: All recipes granted as an occasional reward from crafting dailies can now be sold to vendors, if desired.
* Fixed a bug that prevented some quest items from dropping for cross-faction groups.
* Fixed some more difficult-or-impossible to reach Artifact spawn locations.


WORLD EVENT
* Auroral Doubloons and Pyrite Doubloons are now auto-consumed into the Currency tab instead of your inventory.
* Added an item to the Moneychanger NPC to grant 50 tickets in exchange for 1 Pyrite Doubloon.
* Gaining control of a location in Codex: Wheel of Fate should no longer break stealth for your team.


ZONES
* The Random Expert Dungeon daily now offers Frozen Eclipse Stone.
* Ardent Domain: Feeding Frenzy Zone Event: Lost Survivors are more survivable.
* Eastern Holdings: The rare spawn Prototype Watcher will properly path around the reservoir and should no longer engage in combat with Shane Hawkins.
* Additional adjustments to the start of Freemarch and Silverwood to improve quest flow.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2013, 11:23:45 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #5 - 3/27/13

GENERAL
* Warfronts: Fixed a case where some players' damage and healing stats were not being properly displayed.
* Guild Perks: Updated the description of Cache Finder to indicate that its bonus applies to all Plaques, Marks, and Stones from Expert Dungeons and Raids, as well as Infinity Stones and Empyreal Sourcestones.


ZONES

A HERO RISES [Chronicle]
* Potential(!) fix for hotbars

EMPYREAN CORE
* Slightly reduced the damage of the general population immediately before Kaliban.

FROZEN TEMPEST
* Crucia: Tempest Flash should no longer get stuck casting over and over.

STILLMOOR
* Rise and Fall: Quest no longer applies an infinite-duration speed reduction debuff.

STEPPES OF INFINITY
* Fixed some Instant Adventures getting stuck running in the same location repeatedly.

STORM BREAKER PROTOCOL
* Blame Your Slag achievement should now work properly.

TRIUMPH OF THE DRAGON QUEEN
* Chasing the White Dragon achievement should now work properly.


SOULS
* The following Area of Effect beam abilities now stop at the target instead of continuing past: Marksman's Sentry Battery, Tactician's Infernal Beam, and Tactician's Curative Beam.


CLERIC

CABALIST
* Unbounded Oblivion - new ability. Ground targeted version of Unleash Oblivion available at 61 points.

INQUISITOR
* Soul Drain: Now a targeted AoE ability.

WARDEN
* Dangers of the Deep: Buff effect now lasts 15 seconds, up from 10.


MAGE

ARCHON
* Patron's Rage: Now refreshes Archon's Aura at the beginning of the channel.
* Blood Pact: Now increases the maximum number of stacks of the Archon's Searing Vitality buff by 1-2.
* Shared Vigor: Base values increased to match the values of comparable buffs in the same stacking group.
* Empowered Aegis: Now increases the resistance bonus granted to you by Crumbling Resistance by 10-30%. Crumbling Resistance also increases your damage by 2-6%.
* Arcane Aegis: Base values increased to match the values of comparable buffs in the same stacking group.
* Archon's Bulwark: Now also increases damage dealt by 6% to match the changes to Empowered Aegis.

NECROMANCER
* Fixed an issue with the max-ranked Lesser Skeletal Knight. It will now level up to 30 as indicated on the description.
* Loyal Minion: Now removes crowd control effects on the caster when cast, and can be used while crowd controlled.

PYROMANCER
* Flame Sigil: Removed.
* Flame Rupture - new ability replacing Flame Sigil. Debuffs the enemy, applying a stack of Combust every 2 seconds on up to 5 targets within 7 meters. 15 second duration, 15 second cooldown.
* Fulminate: No longer gains a benefit from stacks of Combust on the target.
* Pyromancer's Aegis: Can now proc an additional Fireball up to once every 3 seconds.
* Increased the damage of Fireball, Flame Bolt, Cinder Burst, Flame Volley, Fulminate, and Fusillade.
* Fixed an issue preventing Fireballs procced by Pyromancer's Aegis from critically hitting.

STORMCALLER
* Lightning Arc: Now instant-cast. Reduced cooldown to 30 seconds.
* Static Nova, Electric Charge: Now instant-cast.
* Storm Surge, Hailstorm: Reduced cooldowns to 15 seconds.
* Lightning Burst: No longer consumes stacks of Electrified, but now has a 10 second cooldown and reduced damage. Lightning Burst now deals 30% of the damage done to up to 5 enemies within 7 meters of the initial target, per stack of Electrified on the initial target.
* Eye of the Storm: Reduced cooldown to 30 seconds.
* Storm Shard: Removed PvP damage reduction.

WARLOCK
* Draining Bolt: Fixed this appearing to heal the enemy for 0.


ROGUE

MARKSMAN
* Sentry Battery: Now affects a maximum of 5 targets per pulse.

TACTICIAN
* Power Core: Functionality Changed. Now debuffs nearby enemies, increasing the damage they take by 10%. No longer in the same stacking group as Lava Field and Orchestra of the Planes, but now is in the same stacking group as Wild Growth.
* Infernal Beam: Now affects a maximum of 8 targets per pulse.
* Infernal Torrent, Glacial Torrent, Necrotic Torrent: Now affect a maximum of 8 targets per pulse. Initial energy cost increased to 15 from 10. Energy drained per second of channel has been reduced to 1 from 5.
* Curative Torrent: Initial energy cost increased to 15 from 10. Energy drained per second of channel has been reduced to 1 from 5.
* Heat Vent: Now reduces the initial energy cost of Torrents by 1-5, down from 2-10.


WARRIOR

BEASTMASTER
* Brotherhood: Removed.
* Abolition - New Ability replacing Brotherhood. Your Fierce Strike has a 50-100% chance to remove 1 buff from the target.
* Companion's Call, Alert Companion: Removed.
* Guardianship - New Ability replacing Companion's Call. Restores a specified amount of HP to up to 5 party or raid members. 20 second cooldown.
* Tutelage - New ability replacing Alert Companion. Causes Guardianship to heal for additional health over 6 seconds.
* Hunt Master: Now also increases the range of Fierce Strike and Brutal Strike by 10-20 meters.
* Loyalty: Functionality changed. Now reduces casting time of your summon by 50%.
* Claw Swipe [pet ability]: Now has a 15 second cooldown, up from 3.
* Call of Blood, Call of the Forest: Should now be affected by the Preferred Ally effect from Tier 3 PA.
* Bond of Shelter: Now a toggled ability.
* Calming Influence: Now puts an enemy to sleep for 8 seconds. Can be used against targets in combat.
* Messy Wounds: Now lasts 30 seconds, up from 15.
* Cunning Ruse: Now has a 15 second cooldown, down from 30. Damage increased.
* Twin Cuts: Now has a 20 second cooldown, down from 30.
* Pack Mentality: Fixed a bug where the damage bonus from Pack Mentality was benefiting 2x as much as indicated. Fixed the bonus persisting on the character even after your pet was dismissed.

PALADIN
* Light's Decree: The additional damage effect from single target abilities should no longer benefit from any damage bonuses like the Riftblade crystal.

PARAGON
* Weapon Familiarity: Effect tooltip now displays properly.

REAVER
* Creeping Corruption: Now also reduces the healing done by surrounding enemies by 15%. Generates additional threat, and now affects up to 10 targets.
* Dire Corruption: Damage increased. No longer requires an enemy target to use. Now applies persistent corruption effect on the Warrior's current position. Generates additional threat. Now affects up to 10 targets.
* Stumbling Corruption: Now applies persistent corruption effect on the Warrior's current position. Deals Death damage and snares affected targets within the area. No longer requires a target to use. Generates additional threat. Now affects up to 10 targets. Cooldown increased to 30 seconds.
* Decaying Corruption: Damage increased. Now applies persistent corruption effect on the Warrior's current position. Deals Death damage and additional damage to targets moving within the area. No longer deals additional damage based on number of DoT effects. No longer requires a target to use. Generates additional threat. Now affects up to 10 targets, cooldown reduced to 30 seconds.
* Corruptions no longer persist when you die or log out.
* Binding of Devouring Darkness: Now also increases healing taken by 5%.
* Grisly Works: Now also deals 50-100% of your weapon's damage to enemies around you when the tagged enemy dies.
* Shadow of Dread: Functionality changed. You now charge to the target, applying Soul Sickness, Blood Fever, Necrotic Wounds, and Flesh Rot if available. Grants 1 Attack Point.
* Blood Fever: No longer tagged as a Bleed effect.

RIFTBLADE
* Planar Blade: Fixed a tooltip error for Planar Blade showing a 25% chance to refresh Riftwalk, Rift Summon, and Rift Travel, rather than 15%.

TEMPEST
* Arc: Now only triggers from direct damaging single-target ranged attacks and no longer triggers from damage-over-time attacks.

VOID KNIGHT
* Unstable Reaction: You can now move while channeling this.

WARLORD
* A Quick Death: Fixed a bug where this was tagged as a retaliatory attack and benefiting from bonuses to retaliatory attacks like Balance of Power.
* Ready Posture, Battlefield Experience: Can now be affected by Preferred Ally.

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RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #4 - 3/20/13

GENERAL
* The following Runes should now trigger properly: Baneful Rune, Crushing Runeshard, Feral Rune, Icewall Rune, Invigorating Rune, Smoldering Rune, and Windshielding Rune.
* Tanking Relic Weapons have gotten an upgrade.
* PVP: Reduced the AoE damage reduction applied during PVP. Basically, AoE abilities deal slightly more damage.
* Crafting: All recipes granted as an occasional reward from crafting dailies can now be sold to vendors, if desired.
* Fixed a bug that prevented some quest items from dropping for cross-faction groups.
* Fixed some more difficult-or-impossible to reach Artifact spawn locations.


WORLD EVENT
* Auroral Doubloons and Pyrite Doubloons are now auto-consumed into the Currency tab instead of your inventory.
* Added an item to the Moneychanger NPC to grant 50 tickets in exchange for 1 Pyrite Doubloon.
* Gaining control of a location in Codex: Wheel of Fate should no longer break stealth for your team.


ZONES
* The Random Expert Dungeon daily now offers Frozen Eclipse Stone.
* Ardent Domain: Feeding Frenzy Zone Event: Lost Survivors are more survivable.
* Eastern Holdings: The rare spawn Prototype Watcher will properly path around the reservoir and should no longer engage in combat with Shane Hawkins.
* Additional adjustments to the start of Freemarch and Silverwood to improve quest flow.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2013, 11:09:50 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #6 - 4/3/13

GENERAL
* Further decreased the damage reduction on AoE damage in PVP for levels 45+.
* PVP: Fixed Chilling Rune triggering diminishing returns in PVP.
* Dimension item Orange Brevane Lightpost now glows.

ZONES
* Ashora: Onslaught: Fixed some pathing for Onslaught invasions heading into Dendrome.
* Droughtlands: Pesticide Genocide: Quest item now remains usable for the second objective if you die or exit an instance without using it.

FREEMARCH AND SILVERWOOD
Quest content in all of Freemarch and Silverwood has been adjusted for a smoother experience.
  - Main story quests are more clearly marked, with improved rewards.
  - Many ancillary quests now auto-complete when objectives are finished.
  - Many unique named mobs are now Carnage quests with improved rewards, and can be completed by both factions.
* Freemarch: The Porticulum at Knight's Stand has been moved to Denegar's Stand.
* Silverwood: A Porticulum has been added to Highglades Lookout, near the entrance to Hedgerow Court.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2013, 10:46:18 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #6 - 4/3/13

GENERAL
* Further decreased the damage reduction on AoE damage in PVP for levels 45+.
* PVP: Fixed Chilling Rune triggering diminishing returns in PVP.
* Dimension item Orange Brevane Lightpost now glows.

ZONES
* Ashora: Onslaught: Fixed some pathing for Onslaught invasions heading into Dendrome.
* Droughtlands: Pesticide Genocide: Quest item now remains usable for the second objective if you die or exit an instance without using it.

FREEMARCH AND SILVERWOOD
Quest content in all of Freemarch and Silverwood has been adjusted for a smoother experience.
  - Main story quests are more clearly marked, with improved rewards.
  - Many ancillary quests now auto-complete when objectives are finished.
  - Many unique named mobs are now Carnage quests with improved rewards, and can be completed by both factions.
* Freemarch: The Porticulum at Knight's Stand has been moved to Denegar's Stand.
* Silverwood: A Porticulum has been added to Highglades Lookout, near the entrance to Hedgerow Court.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2013, 04:34:05 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #7 - 4/5/13

GENERAL
* Freemarch: The walls of Iron Fortress have been rebuilt! Quests can once again be completed in the area. (Emeraven: I reported this one  ;D)
* Zone Events: Unmentored high-level characters may find that their damage is reduced against low-level colossi. Mentoring down to the level of the boss will allow you to deal normal damage.
* Zone events in classic Rift zones now grant a small number of Empyreal Sourcestones or Infinity Stones to high-level characters who mentor down to the level of the event.
* Marks of Notoriety are now granted to high level characters from Storm Legion and classic Rift zone events when mentored. These can be redeemed in Tempest Bay for consumable items that grant notoriety with Storm Legion factions.
* Endless Eclipse: Fixed an issue preventing dead characters from obtaining the Used Tactics achievement.
* Frozen Tempest: Fixed issue that prevented the Rapid Assault achievement from being awarded.
* Triumph of the Dragon Queen: Chasing the White Dragon achievement should be granting properly. Updated description to indicate that this is a personal achievement, not dependent on the entire group.
* Collection quests no longer consider items with Runes on them as quest items.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2013, 12:16:22 AM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #8 - 4/10/13

GENERAL
* Removed experience from several fast-spawning mobs used for daily quests in Steppes of Infinity.
* Server optimizations for a serious attempt at reducing ability lag!


SOULS

ROGUE

BLADEDANCER
* Dauntless Strike: No longer increases the Critical Hit chance of group members. Now applies a debuff to the target, increasing the target's chance to be critically hit by 5%. KNOWN ISSUE: Currently the debuff duration is not increasing based on number of combo points used.
* Blade Hustle: Additional effect added - you now gain Blade Hustle every 3 seconds, increasing the damage of your next Quick Strike or Precision Strike by 3-9%. Stacks up to 10 times.
* Disengage: Can now be used at any time. Now on global cooldown.
* Dancing Steel, Hundred Blades: Now has a 30 second cooldown, down from 60.

RANGER
* Blood Raptor now has a new ability! They can now charge at the target, dealing physical damage.
* Escape Artist: Cooldown reduced to 1 minute, down from 2.
* Fleeting Instinct: Effect can now be applied both in and out of combat.
* Ace Shot: Debuff now lasts 15 seconds, down from 60. Now also debuffs the target, increasing damage taken from the player by 6%.


WARRIOR

BEASTMASTER
* Cunning Ruse, Primal Lucidity: No longer flagged as AoE attacks, and will no longer benefit from bonuses to AoE attacks.

PALADIN
* Face Slam, Aggressive Block: No longer requires a shield to use.
* Shield Throw: Renamed to 'Kick'. No longer requires a shield to use. KNOWN ISSUE: Currently can still be used at range and with the shield-throwing VFX.
* Shield Charge: Renamed to 'Righteous Charge'. No longer requires a shield to use.

PARAGON
* Strike Like Iron: No longer has a cooldown. Duration increased to 60 seconds, up from 20. Damage bonus increased to 8-24% from 7-21%.
* Way of the Wind, Alacrity: Can now be affected by Preferred Ally.
* Fleet of Foot: No longer on global cooldown.
* Setting Moon: Buff now lasts 20 seconds, up from 15.
* Death Touch: Now deals damage instantly. Snares and debuffs the target, reducing their strength and dexterity by 80% for 8 seconds.

RIFTBLADE
* Icy Burst, Fiery Burst: Energy cost increased. Damage of 3-point Finisher increased. Damage of 1 and 2-point Finisher reduced.
* Storm Burst, Earth Burst: Damage of 3-point Finisher increased. Damage of 1 and 2-point Finisher reduced.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2013, 11:06:36 AM »
RIFT 2.2 Hotfix #9 - 4/17/13

GENERAL
* Corrected the delay of your Conquest Point total being updated on login - it no longer waits 60 seconds before updating.
* Crafting: Recipe scrolls for recipes that were previously given from quests can now be sold to vendors (including Recipe: Reinforced Leather). These recipes are currently taught by crafting trainers instead.
* Updates to the ability bar system to reduce the chance of ability buttons vanishing.
* Fixes for server lag issues introduced with the last patch.

ZONES
* Carnival of the Ascended zone events no longer appear in Cape Jule and Pelladane.

ENDLESS ECLIPSE
* Kain - Hard Mode:
  - Lowered health of Deathbound Bloodthieves.
  - Increased the time between a Deathbound Bloodthief being killed and it self-resurrecting.
  - Lowered damage reduction of Call of the Dead to 5%.

STEPPES OF INFINITY
* Craft of Conflict: Added a visible timer to the event.
* Champions of the Firestorm: Added a visible timer to the event. Reduced the number of Rifts to close in Phase 1 to one. Increased the number of Infinity Stones granted from Phase 3 to five.
* Champions of the Firestorm: Slightly reduced the hit points of Thazuls Ra, Bron, and Gar.


SOULS
* Beastmaster: Cutting Ruse, Primal Lucidity: Reduced Power cost.
* Beastmaster: Tearing Slash: Fixed a bug where the ability's damage and its Attack Power contribution was not included in the final damage of the Bleed effect. The base damage of the Bleed effect has been reduced.
* Paladin: Kick: Renamed to Interfere. The tooltip and combat log are still showing the name as Kick.
* Paragon: Calliope's Paragon Crystal: Now instantly deals 8,000 damage when Death Touch is triggered.
* Pyromancer: Flame Rupture: Fixed a multi-stacking issue with this ability.
* Tempest: Delayed Blast: Corrected the tooltip to properly indicate that Delayed Blast lasts 15 seconds and not 1 minute.
* Warlord: Thick of Battle: Fixed a bug where the debuff is being removed when applied by multiple Warlords. The debuff from Thick of Battle should now be stackable.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2013, 12:37:29 AM »
RIFT 2.2 Hot Fix #10 - 4/14/13

GENERAL
* Players who rejoined a guild created by a different faction than their own will now have the correct faction displayed next to their names in the roster.
* Fixed a bug that could cause some players to crash when loading.

CONQUEST
* Optimized respawning within Conquest maps and fixed a problem which would cause players to get stuck when teleporting to Caer Mathos during matches.

DUNGEONS AND RAIDS
* Endless Eclipse: Regulos - Shambling Nightmare can no longer critically hit on normal attacks.
* Endless Eclipse: Kain (Hard Mode) - Fixed an issue that would allow the Deathbound Bloodthieves to break their "dead" animation before they resurrect.
* Archive of Flesh: Collision added in Cahail's room to prevent players from completely avoiding Frenzied Embrace.
* Exodus of the Storm Queen: Fixed issue that would prevent the "Hot Lead, Cold Steel" event from re-starting on a reset.
* Exodus of the Storm Queen: Fixed an issue that would prevent players from using the exit portal after beginning the "Hot Lead, Cold Steel" quest but not yet begun the fight against Dominax.

ZONES
* Ashora: The "Aquatic Blessing Statues" near Majeric Tower should function once again.

SOULS
WARRIORS
PARAGON
* Calliope's Paragon Synergy Crystal: The additional damage from Death Touch has been reduced to 2400 in PvP with the 4 piece set bonus.
BEASTMASTER
* Bond of Shelter: Fixed a bug where Bond of Shelter is removed when the player zones, and removed the tooltip text that indicates it lasts for 1 hr.
* Bond of Shelter: Will no longer remove quest disguises.
PALADIN
* Interfere: Fixed a bug where the effect tooltip of Interfere was displaying as Kick.

MAGES
CHLOROMANCER
*Prion's Chloromancer Crystal: 4 piece set bonus now procs off of damage ticks of Void Life and initial damage from Vile Spores and Ruin. Duration of the buff has been increased to 15 seconds.
DOMINATOR
* Fixed an issue where casting Reflective Presence while another Charge consumer was active, such as Arresting Presence, would cause Reflective Presence to cost 0 Charge.
HARBINGER
* Lightning Blade, Luminous Weapon and Reaper's Blade can no longer be purged.
PYROMANCER
* Improved Fireball: Fixed an issue where Improved Fireball wasn't correctly affecting Ranks 11 - 14 of Fireball.
* Fireball: Reduced damage slightly.
* Removed the shared cooldown between Fusillade and Extinguish.
* Flame Volley: Can now be channeled while moving.
* Inferno: Can now be cast on enemies below 40% health; up from 30%.
* Spark: Now reduces the mana cost of non-instant Fire spells by 4/8/12/16/20%.
* Spark: Also reduces the cast time of Fire spells by 4/8/12/16/20%.
* Extinguish: Reduced its cooldown to 20 seconds.
* Extinguish: No longer requires a target to cast and no longer considers Combust stacks to determine number of procs.
* Combust: Had its damage reduced.
* Flame Rupture: Is now removed when the enemy dies.
* Glyphs of Power: Now provides its damage bonus full time, instead of only when standing still.
STORMCALLER
* Ride the Wind: Had its cooldown removed.
* Ride the Wind: Now costs 30 Charge to cast and lasts 10 seconds, but no longer consumes Charge while active.
* Slightly increased the radius of the AOE effects of Forked Lightning and Lightning Field.
* Prion's Stormcaller Crystal: 2 piece set bonus no longer has an internal cooldown on the buff proc.
WARLOCK
* Contaminate: no longer blocks Sacrifice Life: Damage from being cast.

CLERICS
INQUISITOR
* Soul Drain: Increased the movement speed of the projectiles.
* Soul Drain: Now requires line of sight to the initial target in order to cast.
PURIFIER
* Eruption: Now deals damage based on the Cleric's Spell Power whenever the Cleric applies an absorb to the buffed ally.
SENTINEL
* Liberty of Thought: Now appears grayed out unless you have an effect it will remove on you.
* Wrathful Exuberance: Now deals damage to the buffed ally's target equal to 75% of the amount healed.
* Wrathful Exuberance: Now deals damage on both healing and overhealing.
WARDEN
*Qil's Warden Crystal: 2 piece set bonus now procs off of both Soothing Stream and Healing Flood.
* Reduced the cooldown of Orbs of the Stream and Orbs of the Tide to 30 seconds.
* Healing Effusion: Mana cost has been reduced.
* Under Pressure: Now increases damage done with Call of the Depths and Geyser by 20/40/60%.
* Ripple: Reduced the cooldown to 30 seconds.
* Overflowing Renewal: Reduced the cast time to 2 seconds.
* Dangers of the Deep: The buff from this ability now also increases the duration of heal over time spells by 1 second per stack.
* Bosun's Blessing: Now also increases damage by 10%.
* Shared Excess: Now instant cast.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2013, 11:06:54 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hot Fix #11 - 5/1/13

FEATURED
* Hungry, hungry Helbugs have crash landed in RIFT from the DEFIANCE universe! A new fire rift named "Invasive Species" now has a chance to appear in all zones. Completing the unstable stages of this rift offers a chance at acquiring any of three different types of hellbug mounts and companions, including the extremely rare Toxic Hellbug.

ITEMS
* Fixed an issue where objects without a cooldown sometimes displayed cooldown time left.
* Fixed a crash that occurred when comparing an equipped item with another item that has a very large number of stats.

QUESTS
* Freemarch: Water Saga Quest - Solace Cabal: Fixed a case that breaks scripting when players immediately aggro mobs after starting event.
* Steppes of Infinity: Ice Heart: Fixed an issue that would cause Atos to become stuck in a cast loop

CONQUEST
* Fixed an issue with respawns which could sometimes cause players to fall through the geometry.

CALLINGS
CLERIC
* Sentinel: Fullness of Life no longer causes Wrathful Exuberance to proc damage

ROGUE
* Assassin: Leaping Plunge: Now roots the enemy target for 2s.
Marksman:
* Rapid Fire Shot: Now costs 16 Energy, down from 24 Energy.
* Decoy: No longer on global cooldown.
* Electrified Munitions, Static Shock Munitions: No longer trigger damage and healing effects like Dark Armor, Warlock Armor and Curative Engine; similar to Assassin Poisons and Nightblade Weapon Enchantments.
* Deadeye Shot: Damage has been increased.

WARRIOR
*Paragon: Defensive Maneuver: Fixed a bug where Defensive Maneuver is unusable when Way of the Mountain is active.
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2013, 10:53:28 PM »
RIFT 2.2 Hot Fix #12 - 5/7/13

GENERAL
* The Hellbug companion items Phero, Blurple, and Skitt are now Bind on Account.
* Fixed an issue causing some players to be unable to see Sliver entrances or Twisted Artifacts when using Quantum/Omen Sight after joining an instance on another shard.

CALLINGS
WARRIOR
Riftblade
* Rift Spear: Now an Area of Effect ability, due to this it will be affected by any damage bonuses and penalties to AoE attacks.

CRAFTING
* Grandmaster Artificer Supply Chest no longer drops Unerupted Teeth or Collagen Struts
* Flying fish in Silverwood have been put back underwater. They were not cleared for takeoff.
* Stuffed Mushrooms and Chilled Octopus can now be crafted at the same skill it takes to learn the recipes

USER INTERFACE
* NPC's (usually raid encounters) killed by an offline player should now drop loot for the group upon their defeat. There may be a short delay before the loot appears if the player remains offline.
* Fixed a bug causing some players to hide the NPC's in addition to players when enabling "Hide Players" - woops!
* Using /dumpguild command will now only export data visible to a player based on their rank in the guild.

ZONE
Ashora
* Optheron Quest - Terminal Transmission: Fixed a bug causing only one player to get credit when completing the objective with others who are not in your group.
Ardent Domain
* Instant Adventure: Fixed an issue that caused some Auditorium Carnos creatures to spawn underground.
Steppes of Infinity
* Fixed an issue with a Defiant respawn point at The Infinity Gate that could cause player ghosts to get stuck inside it.
* Static Veil Onslaught: Creatures have been repositioned around the area to allow the invasions to have easier access. You asked for it!
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Re: 2.2: Carnival of the Ascended!
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2013, 01:42:09 AM »
RIFT 2.2 Hot Fix #13 - 5/15/13

GENERAL
* Raid assistants can now invite instead of recommend invite via the unit frame menu, and non-assistants can now recommend invite.
* Fixed an issue causing Hellbugs to do more damage than intended to other NPCs in the Invasive Species rift.
* The Hellbug Monarch from the Invasive Species rift is no longer immune to taunt.
* Fixed the Skywarped Talon mob spawning with no health in the Runecrafting crafting rift.

CALLINGS
WARRIOR
Beastmaster
* Calliope’s Beastmaster Crystal: The 4 piece bonus buff triggered by Messy Wounds now last 30s, up from 15s.

Tempest
* Discharged Defenses: The tooltop for Discharged Defenses has been corrected, it now correctly reads that its buff causes Warrior attacks to ignore some of the target’s armor and resistance.

ROGUE
Bladedancer
* Blade Hustle: Now increases the damage of your next Quick Strike or Precision Strike by 5-15% per stack, up from 3-9% per stack.
* Blade Hustle: Now stacks up to 5 times, down from 10 times.

Nightblade
* Living Flame: Now applies Fiery Spike onto affected enemies.

DUNGEONS AND RAIDS
* A Hero Rises – Queen Miela will no longer become stuck before the War Machine boss appears.
* Abyssal Precipice - In standard mode, the damage from Kaler Andrenos's Ice Geyser has been significantly reduced.
* Endless Eclipse: Kain – All eligible players should now receive the “Cannibal Corpse” achievement per kill, instead of just one.
* Fall of Lantern Hook: Quest – Wash it Away: Quest targets should now always appear when entering a fresh normal instance of the dungeon.

ITEMS
* Possible fix for cloak crash implemented.

ZONES
* Ashora: Onslaught: Fixed invasion mobs that wandered through walls in the Valley of Iron
* Eastern Holding: Fixed some rift locations in Eastern Holdings that were not displaying on the main map.
* Iron Pine Peak: Adjusted the fail-state footholds during the Army of the Wind zone event to be less punishing to respawning players.
* Seratos: A Walk in the Park: Arlaun Merkur will now avoid potential footholds more efficiently.
* Seratos: Instant Adventure: Reduced Ibtok's damage across most of his abilities.
* Silverwood: Fixed a rift location in Silverwood that was spawning Hellbugs in strange locations
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