The newest update for Blade & Soul is available now! Read through the patch notes for the latest changes.

Blade & Soul: Will of Iron is NOW LIVE! Log in now to experience the new Hangar 0 dungeon, the Rise of the Silversteel side story, and the Way of the Iron Will third class specialization for Destroyers, as well as new in-game events, and more!

But before diving into the finer details of what’s coming in this update, be sure to check out the Blade & Soul: Will of Iron Preview Stream as we take you on a tour through some of the new content.

Third Class Specialization — Destroyer

The Destroyer has learned some new alchemy-based abilities including Reaver, Sledgehammer, and Ironclad (to name a few), and wrapped them all up in a new specialization: Way of the Iron Will. Master these skills to become more powerful than you ever were before.

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New Heroic Dungeon—Hangar 0

  • 6-player Heroic Dungeon
  • Available in Easy and Hard Mode
  • Recommended for Level 60 – HM 22

In the dark corners of this industrial hangar lurk deadly martial automatons built in secret, with technology based on reworked Naryu designs. Conquer this challenging dungeon and receive unique items and rewards for your efforts.

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Rise of the Silversteel

The first five chapters of a new Side Epic Quest will start a journey of discovery as you gain information about a mysterious group of mechanically enhanced super soldiers that have attacked the Talus Dominion—Empress Yunma Fei needs your help to uncover their base of operations before more attacks are launched.

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Holiday Treasure Trove

‘Tis the season to bring good tidings and cheer as we celebrate with cool new items that can found under the Holiday Treasure Trove tree from December 11 to December 25.

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Reindeer Holiday Challenge

Reindeer Ornaments are all the rage this holiday season - you can collect and trade them in for seasonal rewards from the Dragon Express during the Reindeer Holiday Challenge event!

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New Items and Systems Updates

Get the lowdown of the items and system changes coming with the Blade & Soul: Will of Iron update. We’ve re-balanced the cost of upgrading Hearts, a new Heart tier, Majestic, will be available, and we’ve made some big changes to fishing to help anglers get the best catch!

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The Blade & Soul: Will of Iron update is NOW LIVE! Log in now to participate in the holiday festivities!

If you run into any issues with this update, be sure to check the Known Issues thread on the Blade & Soul forums for things we’re already working on. If that doesn’t help, please contact our customer support team for further assistance.

Blade & Soul 6.3 Patch Notes

General

  • Destroyer Third Class Specialization: Way of the Iron Will
    • This new skill specialization is now available to all Destroyer characters who have completed the "Legacy of the Hongmoon Clan" Awakening quest.
    • See this article for more details.
  • Daily Quests
    • The content rotation for the Daily Challenge system has been updated (changes in red):

Content

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Daily Reset Dungeon

Cold Storage

Heaven's Mandate

Cold Storage

Heaven's Mandate

Cold Storage

Heaven's Mandate

Cold Storage

Heroic Dungeon

Starstone Mines (Easy)

Hollow's Heart (Easy)

Starstone Mines (Easy)

Hollow's Heart (Easy)

Starstone Mines (Easy)

Hollow's Heart (Easy)

Starstone Mines (Easy)

Sandstorm Temple (Easy)

Drowning Deeps (Easy)

Sandstorm Temple (Easy)

Drowning Deeps (Easy)

Sandstorm Temple (Easy)

Drowning Deeps (Easy)

Sandstorm Temple (Easy)

The Shadowmoor (Easy)

Ransacked Treasury (Easy)

The Shadowmoor (Easy)

Ransacked Treasury (Easy)

The Shadowmoor (Easy)

Ransacked Treasury (Easy)

The Shadowmoor (Easy)

Dreamsong Theater (Easy)

Brood Chamber (Easy)

Dreamsong Theater (Easy)

Brood Chamber (Easy)

Dreamsong Theater (Easy)

Brood Chamber (Easy) 

Dreamsong Theater (Easy)

Hangar 0 (Easy)

Cathedra Cliffs (Easy)

Warped Citadel (Easy)

Hangar 0 (Easy)

Cathedra Cliffs (Easy)

Warped Citadel (Easy)

Cathedra Cliffs (Hard)

Brood Chamber (Hard)

Dreamsong Theater (Hard)

Cathedra Cliffs (Hard)

Warped Citadel (Hard)

Hangar 0 (Hard)

Dreamsong Theater (Hard)

Hangar 0 (Hard)

Others 

Moon Refuge

Moon Refuge

Moon Refuge

Moon Refuge

Moon Refuge

Moon Refuge

Moon Refuge

-

-

-

-

Sacred Longgui - Stage 3

Sacred Longgui - Stage 3

Sacred Longgui - Stage 3

  • Auto-Fishing
    • Fishing can now be done automatically when using Auto-Bait or Taigong's Auto-Bait.
    • The following changes have been made to accommodate this new system:
      • Maximum Leisure Points have been increased to 4,500 (around 12 hours of auto-fishing).
      • Two new Fishing Baits that can only be used for auto-fishing are now available:
        • Auto-Bait can be purchased from any Associate Master Angler.
        • Taigong's Auto-Bait increases the chance of catching rare fish. This new bait can only be purchased from the Hongmoon Store at a price of 20 NCoin for 100 baits once per day. Premium Members have the option to purchase additional bait at 45 NCoin for 300 baits once per day.
      • The amount of Angler's Pearls acquired from fishing has been adjusted:

Fish Name

Angler's Pearls
(BEFORE)

Angler's Pearls
(AFTER)

Ricefish

12

15

Rainbowfish

12

15

Gourami

12

15

Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish

12

15

Parrot Fish

12

15

Clownfish

12

15

Butterfly Betta

12

15

Cichlid

12

15

Spotted Grouper

12

15

Amberjack

12

15

Red Gurnard

12

15

Royal Arowana

12

15

Moor Fish

12

15

Baby Bull Shark

18

18

Spotted Carp

18

18

Gizzard Fish

18

18

Silver Catfish

18

18

Black Catfish

18

18

Silver Bass

18

18

Yellow Bass

18

18

Silver Butterfish

36

27

Flounder

36

27

Bronze Salmon

108

150

Pink Tilefish

108

150

Silver Swordfish

108

150

Paradise Fish

12

15

Black Velvet Angelfish

12

15

Smelt

12

15

Yellowgill

18

18

Redgill

18

18

Silver Seerfish

18

18

Blue Seerfish

18

18

Stripped Beakfish

18

18

Golden Seerfish

36

27

Golden Catfish

36

27

Red Coelacanth

36

27

Blue Coelacanth

36

27

Golden Bass

36

27

Goldgill

36

27

Marbled Coelacanth

36

27

Red Salmon

108

150

Silver Tilefish

108

150

Golden Swordfish

108

150

Orange Swordfish

540

150

Sunset Salmon

540

150

Red Tilefish

540

150

  • The Angler's Pearls exchange reward list has been updated:

Name

Cost
(Angler's Pearls)

Angler's Upgrade Pouch

1,250

5-Moonlight Bud Bundle

750

Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

750

Excellent Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

1,200

Superior Hongmoon Quick XP Charm

6,000

Fish Network Treasure Pouch

600

Networker

40,000

Networker Hat

20,000

Soul Warden Headpiece

10,000

Righteous Way Headpiece

10,000

Maestro Eyepatch

10,000

Classic Spectacles

10,000

Master Chef Hat

10,000

Woven Headband

10,000

Potter Cap

10,000

  • Angler's Upgrade Pouch contains the following items:

Item

Qty

Probability

Soulstone Crystal

17-28

Guaranteed 1 of 4 Crystals

Sacred Crystal

17-28

Elysian Crystal

4-7

Moonstone Crystal

4-7

Soulstone Crystal

57

Chance of 1 of 4 Crystals

Sacred Crystal

57

Elysian Crystal

15

Moonstone Crystal

15

  • Moon Refuge General Merchant Shin Heewon will now sell Hongmoon Quick XP Charms for 5 Moonlight Bud.
  • In order to support this new system, the AFK auto-kick timer has been deactivated.
  • Achievements
    • New Achievements are available:

Name

Description

Points

Title

Fell the Kolossos

Defeat Kolossos Prime

10

-

Past its Prime

Defeat Kolossos Prime 10 times

10

-

Control and Delete

Defeat Kolossos Prime 100 times

10

-

Hangar Management

Defeat Kolossos Prime 200 times

10

-

System Override

Defeat Kolossos Prime 1,000 times

15

-

Short Circuit

Defeat Kolossos Prime on Hard Mode within 7 minutes 40 seconds

30

Code Breaker

Zero In

Defeat Kolossos Prime on Hard Mode

10

Hero of 0

What the Steel Stole

Complete Silversteel Chapter 5: Steel Trap

10

-

  • Collections
    • A new Collection is available:

New Kolossos

Prime Directive

+1 Attack Power
+7 Critical Damage
+500 HP

Prime Directive Face Adornment

Prime Directive Adornment

Prime Directive Hair

  • Unity
    • Two new introductory quests to learn more about the Unity System have been added.
      • You will automatically receive a letter with these quests once you reach Level 60.
    • Reputation acquisition methods are now displayed in the Unity UI.
    • A special visual effect will now trigger on your character when your Unity level goes up.
  • Rise of the Silversteel Side Epic Quest
    • A mysterious group of mechanically enhanced super soldiers have attacked the Talus Dominion and Empress Yunma Fei needs your help to uncover their base of operations before more attacks are launched.
    • Requirements: Level 60 and Act 10 Chapter 10 completed.
    • To start the quest, read Yunma Fei's letter in your quest journal.
    • You will receive Silversteel Uniform and Silversteel Cap upon completing Chapter 5.
  • Environment
    • Jadestone Village and Zaiwei now have holiday decorations and music.

Events

  • Iron Will Reinforcement Chest
    • Duration: December 11 - January 22
    • To celebrate the release of the new third skill specialization for the Destroyer class, a free pack will be available in the Hongmoon Store for 0 Hongmoon Coin located in the Supplies tab (limited to 1 per account) with the following items:

Item

Qty

Octagonal Gem Chest

1

Hongmoon Soul - Stage 1

1

Hongmoon Talisman - Stage 1

1

Hongmoon Heart - Stage 1

1

Horizon Belt - Stage 1

1

King Gloves

1

Moonlight Bud

100

Wrought Iron Supply Box

1

  • The Wrought Iron Supply Box contains the following items that are for Destroyers only:

Item

Qty

Phoenix Bracelet (Iron Will)

1

Bloodbane Mystic Badge (Iron Will)

1

Harmonic Mystic Badge (Iron Will)

1

Archaic Soul Badge (Iron Will)

1

  • Auto-Fishing Celebration
    • Duration: December 11 - January 22
    • To celebrate the release of Auto-Fishing, you will be able to purchase the following items from the Dragon Express:

Item

Cost
(Angler's Pearls)

Outstanding Reputation Charm

16,000

Magnificent Reputation Charm

27,000

  • Koldrak's Daily Quest "The Dragon's Lair" will reward 2 Taigong's Auto-Bait (5 for Premium Members) during the event period.
  • Reindeer Holiday Challenge
    • Duration: December 11 - January 22
    • Redemption Period: December 11 - February 19
    • Event Currency: Reindeer Ornament
      • Complete 4 Daily Challenges to obtain 2 Excellent Unity XP Charms and 1 Secret Santa Gift Box:

Item

Qty

Probability

Reindeer Ornament

3

Guaranteed

Soulstone Crystal

8

Guaranteed 1 of 4 Crystals

 

Moonstone Crystal

2

Sacred Crystal

8

Elysian Crystal

2

Overstuffed Stocking

1

Chance
 

Legendary Element

1

Legendary Jewel

1

Bloodstone

1

Grand Celestial Steel

1

Hive Queen's Heart

1

Grand Celestial Wings

1

Hive Queen's Wings

1

Elder Scale

1

Onyx Scale

1

Silver Scale

1

Scarlet Bloom

1

Transformation Stone

1

Premium Transformation Stone

1

Pet Pack

1

Sacred Vial

1

  • Overstuffed Stockings will give you a chance to receive between 100 and 5,000 gold:

Item

Qty

Probability

 100 Gold

1

Chance

 500 Gold

1

 1,000 Gold

1

 5,000 Gold

1

  • Complete the following Weekly Quests to obtain additional Reindeer Ornaments:

Raid

Type

 Q_ID 

Quest Name

Reindeer Ornament Rewards

Fallen Aransu School

Dynamic 

25166

Aransu Has Fallen

4

Snowjade Fortress

Dynamic 

25167

The Eternal Champion

4

Hall of the Keeper

Dynamic 

25198

Fall of the Machines

2

Hall of the Templar

Dynamic 

25199

Templar Tussle

2

  • An additional Reindeer Ornament (3 for Premium Members) can be obtained from Login Rewards after 90 minutes.
  • Exchange Reindeer Ornaments at the Dragon Express for the following rewards:

Item

Limits

Reindeer Ornament Cost

Merrymaker

-

28

Polaris

-

13

Silent Night

-

13

Admiral's New Clothes Selection Chest

-

20

Admiral's New Clothes Adornment Selection Chest

-

10

Sacred Vial

Limited to 5 purchases per week per account

31

Pet Pack

Limited to 10 purchases per week per account

11

Grand Celestial Wings

-

3

Grand Celestial Steel

-

11

Onyx Scale

-

11

Bloodstone

-

4

Hive Queen's Heart

-

2

Silver Scale

-

3

Koldrak Scale

-

3

Hongmoon Octagonal Gem Selection Chest

-

35

Special Hongmoon XP Charm

-

9

Superior Reputation Charm

-

5

Legendary Gem Hammer

-

5

Fortune Potion

-

1

  • Golden Harvest Festival
    • Harvest Dinners and Keys have been removed from Weekly/Daily Quests and Login Rewards.
    • Festive Feast Bags have been removed from the rewards when defeating Mushin's Darkness.
    • Existing Harvest Dinners can still be exchanged for rewards in the Dragon Express until January 22.
  • Koldrak Fever
    • The Koldrak Fever event has now ended.
  • Blade & Ghoul
    • The reward redemption period is now closed.

Skills

Assassin

All Specs

  • Changed Stealth Smoke Screen skill to apply the “Stealth Resistance” effect to the caster and all party members when used. Does not apply to Assassin’s Protection Decoy effect or Summoner’s Protection Seed Shroud effect.
  • Changed Damage Bonus effects for Landmine and Mine Toss during Avenging Shadow Soul Shield or Shadow Dragon Soul Shield effect from 100% and 120% to 110% and 110% respectively.
  • Fixed an issue where the Webbing effect wouldn’t apply to a target counterattacking in Knocked Down state.
  • Fixed an issue where enemies within the range of Ice Mine switch to Combat state when the mine is installed.

Serpent

  • With Thornbreaker Mystic Badge equipped, added an effect that deals additional damage equal to 175% of Attack Power on an accurate Heart Stab during Thornbreaker effect.
  • With Thornbreaker Mystic Badge equipped, removed the effect of draining 5% of damage as HP on accurate Heart Stab or Twin Fangs during Thornbreaker effect.

Shadow

  • Time Bomb can now have its cooldown reset.
  • Removed Shadow Dash and added Heart Stab as an enhanceable skill.
  • Set Dynamic Kick to be available when using Ghost Step.

Simple Mode

  • Fixed the issue where Stealth is not enabled when using Hook Kick on a poisoned enemy target.
  • Fixed the issue in Decoy stance when Ice Mine or Mine Toss context slot shows only Shadow Slash.
  • Increased the efficiency of Simple Mode for Lightning Rod and Death from Below.

Blade Dancer

All specs

  • Changed the cooldown of Storm Swell > Maelstrom (Party Protection) skill to 36 seconds.
  • Changed the cooldown of Draining Storm > Maelstrom (Player Protection) skill to 30 seconds.
  • Added to the Zephyr talent > Vortex skill. It now Parries attacks for 0.5 seconds and resets the cooldown of Take Flight on a successful Parry.
  • Changed the default cooldowns of Skyward Slash and Thunder Slash to 12 seconds.

Spinning Storm

  • Changed the default skill from Grand Vortex to Hurricane Slash.

Added the following effects when Hurricane Slash talent is selected:

  • Removed the Squall effect.
  • Integrated additional damage on 3 Squall stacks and additional cooldown reduction for Whirling Scourge into a default effect.
  • Decreased the PvP damage factor of Hurricane Slash from 80% to 70%.
 
  • Changed Grand Vortex to be able to be used while moving and increased movement speed by 40% during recharge.
  • Changed the Hongmoon Training Room Grandmaster “Key Combo - Grand Vortex” training to “Key Combo - Hurricane Slash.”
  • Changed the name of the Hurricane Slash talent to Enhanced Hurricane Slash.
  • Changed the default cooldown of Skyward Slash to 10 seconds.

Thundering Blade

  • Reduced the default cast time of Fatal Blade.
  • Reduced the cast time of Fatal Blade when the Thunderbolts and Lightning or Shock Through the Heart talents are selected.
  • Changed the default cooldown of Thunder Slash to 10 seconds.

Blade Master

Spirit Sword

  • Increased the item trigger rate of Dragontongue.
  • Changed the additional damage dealt on accurate Dragontongue during Phoenix Wing from 80% to 500% of Attack Power.
  • Changed the damage dealt by the first attack of Lightning Draw from 800% to 1200%.

Singing Blade

  • Increased the item trigger rate of Honed Slash.
  • Changed to decrease the cooldown of Lightning Draw by 1 second when Honed Slash gets a critical hit.
  • Changed the additional damage dealt on accurate Honed Slash during Blade Call from 200% to 500% of Attack Power.
  • Increased the item trigger rate of One Strike, Ten Cuts.
  • Increased the default damage of One Strike, Ten Cuts.
  • Applied 50% of PvP and Equalized PvP damage to One Strike, Ten Cuts

Spectral Blade

  • Changed the Equalized PvP damage of Slice and Swordfall from 100% to 70%.
  • Reduced the cooldown of Ascend by 9 seconds.

Destroyer

All specs

  • Changed the damage reduction during Brute Force effect from 25% to 35%.

Stonebreaker

  • Added to Relentless Fighter an effect that increases Boss Attack Power by 50 for 15 seconds when Mighty Cleave or Emberstomp are used (max 3 stacks).
  • Changed the Equalized PvP /PvP Factor of Cleave and Awakened Cleave skills to 0.9.
  • Fixed an issue where the skill damage of Awakened Cleave would apply twice.

Reaper

  • Added to Grim Executioner an effect that increases Boss Attack Power by 75 for 15 seconds when Emberstomp or Umbrastomp are used.

Force Master

Flame

  • Fixed an issue where the effect of 1 Ember stack wouldn’t trigger on accurate Dragonchar or Blazing Beam during Solar Flare.
  • Changed the duration of Backdraft (Passive) from 5 seconds to 10 seconds and its Boss Attack Power bonus from 15 to 40.
  • Changed the durations of Tiger Bracelet, Starbreaker Bracelet, and Stormsiege Bracelet effects from 10 seconds to 18 seconds.
  • Separated the duration and stat buff (Inner Fire) of Solar Flare.
    • Changed the duration of Solar Flare skill from refreshing by 3 seconds up to 10 times to lasting for 12 seconds.
    • Set the stat buff (Inner Fire) of the Solar Flare skill to last for 4 seconds. Changed the effect from 50 Boss Attack Power and max 10 stacks of 50 Mystic to 100 Attack Power and max 10 stacks of 100 Mystic.
  • Changed the cooldown of Solar Flare skill from 90 seconds to 60 seconds.
  • Changed Fire Dance to be instantly cast if used on an enemy inflicted with the Rising Flames debuff.      
  • Changed the name of Fire Dance Talent 4-3 from Fire Dance to Dancing Flames.
  • Changed to grant the effects of the following skills when talent 4-3 is selected:

Inferno

  • Able to cast instantly.
  • Unable to cast multiple times in succession.
  • Additional damage on the enemy under Stun, Daze, Knockdown, or Airborne.
  • Inflicts Rising Flames debuff to the enemy on accurate hit.

Short Fuse

  • Inflicts Rising Flames debuff to the enemy on accurate hit.

Asteroid

  • Inflicts Rising Flames debuff to the enemy on accurate hit.

Solar Flare

  • Solar Flare for 3 seconds.
  • Increases Attack Power by 500 and Mystic by 500 during Solar Flare.
  • Makes all attacks critical hits during Solar Flare.
  • Changed the name of Solar Flare talent 5-1 from Solar Flare to Enhanced Solar Flare.
  • Changed the effects of Solar Flare Attribute 5-1 as follows:
    • Increase the duration of base Solar Flare from 12 seconds to 15 seconds.
    • Set to accelerate Dragonchar during Solar Flare.
    • Increase the duration of Inner Fire that is triggered on accurate Dragonchar or Blazing Beam during Solar Flare from 4 seconds to 6 seconds.
    • Increase the maximum stacks of Inner Fire from 10 to 12.
    • Increase the duration of 4-3 Dancing Flames Solar Flare from 3 seconds to 5 seconds.
  • Increased PvP damage of Asteroid.
  • Fixed an issue where the Liberty effect of Liberty /Wildborne Soul Badge would not trigger when both Dancing Flames and Enhanced Solar Flare talents are active.
  • Changed the talent tooltip displayed on the Martial Tome for Dancing Flames.

Frost

  • Fixed an issue where Ice Spike could not be cast on a target that was at a different elevation.

Gunslinger

All Specs

  • Changed PvP modifiers for the following skills:
    • x 0.9: Darkshot, Awakened Darkshot
    • x 0.8: True Shot
    • x 0.7: Quickshot, Awakened Quickshot, Unload (Way of the Undertaker), Blue Flame, Shadow Bullet
    • x 0.5: Unload (Way of Destruction), Bullet Storm (All Specs), Awakened Bullet Storm (All Specs)

Destruction

  • Changed the trigger condition of Guns Blazing from accurate Unload to accurate Unload or Bullet Storm.
  • Increased the trigger rate of Guns Blazing.
  • Fixed an issue where no icon would be displayed for the Way of Destruction passive skill.
  • Increased the item trigger rate of Quickshot.
  • Removed Concentrated Fire effect that is triggered on accurate Crossfire.
    • Removed Concentrated Fire as a requirement to use the skill.

Undertaker

  • Increased the item trigger rate on an accurate Darkshot.

Kung Fu Master

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where Roll Over was usable in Melee Stance /Titan Stance.
  • Changed Tremor to deal damage around the player when it is used with the Dynasty Mystic Badge equipped.

Iron Claw

  • Changed Back Hammer to not share cooldown with Incinerate.

 

Dragon Fist

  • Switched the animation of Dragon Claw with Burning Fist.
  • Searing Dragon has changed as follows:
    • Decreased the cast time.
    • Added damage bonus to AOE area.
    • Number of strikes increased.
  • Fixed an issue where the damage of Searing Dragon’s AOE effect could be blocked or parried.

Flying Kick

  • Pivot Kick
    • Changed the cooldown from 12 seconds to 45 seconds.
    • Added 20% Critical Hit Damage bonus for 3 seconds.

Soul Fighter

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where the "Successful Iron Shoulder stacks Energy 3 times" effect of Sagewood Soul Badge disappears rather than switching to Full Charge when it is triggered on 7 or more Energy stacks.
  • Fixed an issue where the effect of "Stacks 1 Chi on a successful first strike against a debuffed target" is not triggered on use of Awakened Dragonfury with the Genesis Soul Badge.
  • Added 1 Chi stack on use of Lightning Fist.
  • Changed Kingstrike/Ice Helix to trigger Driven.
    • Soul Fighter’s Driven is the same as Kung Fu Master’s Driven.
  • Fixed an issue where Infinite Focus is not used when both Soul Fighter’s Anima Surge and Gunslinger’s Lightspeed are active.
    • Changed Infinite Focus to recover 100 Focus over 3 seconds.
  • Changed the default cooldown of Howling Blast to 18 seconds.

Eternal Soul

  • Changed Frost Nova to trigger HP regeneration even when the skill fails to hit.
  • Added Frost Storm to Simple Mode.
  • Fixed an issue where Frost Palm - Snowball - Ice Coil combo would not work normally in Simple Mode.
  • Fixed an issue where Iron Shoulder had priority over Dragonfury in Simple Mode.
  • Fixed an issue where in Simple Mode, Slot 1 is locked when Elbow Smash is used in the Elemental Stance.

Summoner

All Specs

  • Added the effect of increasing Familiar Defense by 20% whenever recovered by Huzzah! (max 5 stacks).
  • Changed the duration of Beckon skill’s resistance effect from 1second to 1.4 seconds.
  • Added an effect that deals additional damage equal to 2400% of Attack Power when hitting an enemy inflicted with Ivy Poison with Vine Whip Stage 2.

Swarm

  • Changed the additional damage dealt on accurate Hornet Nest Stage 2 at cost of 1 Honey from 500% to 1500% of Attack Power.

Thorn

  • Changed the additional damage dealt on accurate Sunburst Stage 1 during Overflow effect from 120% to 300% of Attack Power.
  • Changed the additional damage dealt on accurate Sunburst Stage 2 during Overflow effect from 200% to 700% of Attack Power.

Warden

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue where players would occasionally die in the Arena Lobby after using abilities that lower HP.
  • Tripled the Threat generation when using Seismic Strike and Sever while War Cry is active.
  • Fixed an issue where the Soulburn and Soul Flare resistance effect would not apply when the motion is canceled during Soulburn or Soul Flare.

Guardian

  • Changed the Simple Mode cycle to make Divine Strike have priority over Sword Salvo.

Warlock

All Specs

  • Fixed an issue in the Hongmoon Training Room where Survivor - Sanctum training can be completed with Hostility Field, Temporal Field, or Restoration Field.

Simple Mode

  • Fixed an issue in Simple Mode where Time Gyre, Singularity, Ghostly Scream, Singularity, Vampiric Drain, and Graveyard would not activate.
  • Fixed an issue in Simple Mode where the Soulburn skill list doesn’t show Wingstorm and Hex Storm.
  • Fixed an issue in Simple Mode where Incantation is not activated while using Way of the Scourge.
  • Fixed an issue where in Soulburn it is often impossible to use Awakened Dragoncall while using Way of Distortion.

Scourge

  • Added Rupture to the skills that unlock when the Ghostly Scream talent is selected.

 

Rupture

  • Available during Siphon (F).
  • Dazes the enemy for 2 seconds on an accurate hit.
  • Inflicts Soul Rupture effect on the hit enemy for 2 seconds
  • 100% additional damage when Dragon Helix hits an enemy under Soul Rupture effect
  • Pierces Defense and Parry
 

 

Distortion

  • Fixed an issue where the first instantly cast Dragoncall is defended or resisted, but the instant Dragoncall recast is still activated.
  • Fixed an issue where Quick Dragoncall talent is selected, but additional Dragoncall does not cast when the enemy target is killed by the additional damage of Dragoncall triggered by a weapon or Mystic Badge effect.
  • Increased damage of Bombardment and Awakened Bombardment by 10%.
  • Changed the default cooldown of Dragoncall and Awakened Dragoncall to 15 seconds.
  • Changed the default cooldown of talent 1-1 Dragoncall and Awakened Dragoncall to 12 seconds.

Zen Archer

Lightbringer

  • PvP damage increased for Ray Strike and Sunburst skills from 70% to 100%.
  • Removed the condition to trigger Knockback from Sunburst to 3 or more accurate hits when the Patient Killer or Agile Hunter talents are selected.
    • Changed the duration of Knockback for Sunburst from 0.3 seconds to 0.5 seconds when the Patient Killer or Agile Hunter Talents are selected.
  • Fixed an issue where targeting wasn’t accurate with Reverberation, Dawnstrike, and Dawnpierce.
  • Removed the damage reduction effect from Dart and Golden Eye.
  • Changed the cooldown reduction for Strafe Left and Strafe Right that trigger on a successful hit of Dart, Flashbolt, or Cross Bolt when the Evasive Actions talent is selected.
    • Dart, Flashbolt: Decrease by 0.5 seconds.
    • Cross Bolt: Decrease by 1 second.

Windpiercer

  • Fixed an issue where the cooldown of Bow Block wouldn’t be reset on a successful Parry after the skill is cast when using the Allegiance Soul Badge in the Windpiercer spec.
  • Fixed an issue where the Zen Archer wouldn’t go into Stealth after using Smokescreen.
  • Fixed an issue where Striking Twice and Lightning Step abilities could not be used consecutively with 40% Damage Reduction.
  • Added the effect that cancels auto-targeting when the Catching Wind talent is selected and Strafe Left or Strafe Right are used.
  • Lowered the cooldown of Bow Block from 3 seconds to 2 seconds when the Flying Daggers talent is selected.
  • Changed the range of Flying Daggers from 8 meters to 10 meters.
  • Added cooldown reduction effect to Windbolt and Rapid Shot, which decreases the cooldown of Strafe Left and Strafe Right by 0.2 seconds on an accurate Windbolt and by 0.6 seconds on an accurate Rapid Shot.
  • Added a 3 second Stealth effect to Storm Bolt when the skill kills an enemy and the Killshot talent is selected.
  • Added resistance effect for 1 second for Smoke Screen.
  • Fixed an issue where the Storm’s Eye buff would be triggered when another class enters the Storm’s Eye area of effect.
  • Added Defense and Parry Piercing to Storm Bolt Stage 2.
  • Fixed an issue where some skill enhancement effects of Groundbreaker weapons and Dynasty Mystic Badges wouldn’t be triggered.

Dungeons

  • Hangar 0
    • Hangar 0 is a new 6-player Heroic Dungeon that is available for players Level 60 HM 22 or higher.
    • Easy and Hard mode are available.
    • There is small probability of the Merchant of Wonders appearing when defeating the boss on Easy and Hard Modes.
    • You must be Level 60 to enter the dungeon through F8.
    • You must be Level 60 and have completed Act 10 as well as the quest "Zero Hour" to enter the dungeon through open-world.
    • The following quests are available:

Name

Type

Gold/Silver

XP

Reputation

Rewards

Zero Hour

One-Time

28s

3,400

-

-

Ground Zero

Daily

14g 81s

27,200

9,630

x1 Jyansei's Supply Chest
x1 Elysian Orb
x1 Brilliant Radiance Stone Chest

Prime Mover (Easy Mode)

Dynamic

-

1,000

3,940

x2 Hidden Promises Treasure Chest
x1 Elite Sovereign Core Chest
x3 Elder Scale Fragment

Prime Mover (Hard Mode)

Dynamic

-

1,000

3,940

x2 Rare Hidden Promises Treasure Chest
x2 Elite Sovereign Core Chest
x6 Elder Scale Fragment

  • The following rewards can be acquired when defeating the Boss:

Rewards

Item

Qty

Probability

Common

Elder Scale Fragment

5-15

Guaranteed

Locked Prime Directive Weapon

1

Chance

Silversteel Ring

1

Silversteel Gloves

1

Easy Mode

Rare Element

1

Chance

Locked Storm Speaker Selection Chest

1

Storm Speaker Selection Chest

1

Elder Scale Fragment

1

Hard Mode



 

Elder Scale Fragment

5-15

Guaranteed

Rare Element

1

Chance

Silversteel Psyche

1

Locked Storm Speaker Selection Chest

1

Storm Speaker Selection Chest

1

Elder Scale

1

Prime Directive

1

Prime Directive Face Adornment

1

Prime Directive Adornment

1

Prime Directive Hair

1

Sealed Elder Scale

1

Pet Pack

1

Sacred Vial

1

  • Storm Speaker Selection Chest contains the following items:

Item

Probability

Storm Speaker Ring

Player Selection

Storm Speaker Gloves

  • Cathedra Cliffs
    • Rewards for the daily quest "Waiting in the Wings" have been changed as follows:

Quest

Rewards
(BEFORE)

Rewards
(AFTER)

Waiting in the Wings

x1 Jyansei's Supply Chest
x1 Sacred Orb

x1 Jyansei's Supply Chest
x1 Elysian Orb
x1 Brilliant Radiance Stone Chest

  • Brood Chamber
    • Imperial Gloves and Brood Chamber Chest rewards have been replaced with Skyreach Gloves - Stage 1.
  • The Shadowmoor
    • Imperial Ring and Sealed Imperial Ring Chest rewards have been replaced with Heavenly Wrath Myth Ring Chest - Stage 1.
  • Hollow's Heart
    • King Gloves - Stage 1 reward has been replaced with King Gloves.
  • Ebondrake Lair
    • Sky's Inheritance Ring Chest - Stage 1 reward has been replaced with Sky's Inheritance Ring Chest.
  • Scion's Keep
    • Iron Conqueror now has a chance of dropping an additional Divine Grace Stone and the Conqueror Illusion Bow.
    • The Peacekeeper now has a chance of dropping the Reign Maker Illusion Bow.
  • Temple of Eluvium
    • Flaming Asura now has a chance of dropping the Frostburn Illusion Bow.
  • Scarlet Conservatory
    • Graft Titan
      • Now has a chance of dropping the Scarlet Thorn Illusion Bow.
      • Bewilderment Explosion and Demonic Energy Explosion damage has been reduced.
    • Doctor Gyojak
      • When combat starts, boss displays a social animation for 3 seconds before fighting back.
  • Nightfall Sanctuary
    • Gangshi/Tongshi
      • Keeper's Protection Beam will no longer cause instant death but will inflict damage instead.
    • The Peacekeeper
      • Removed Tank range check.
      • Disturb Composure will no longer cause instant death but will inflict damage and a debuff instead.
      • Split Soul has been removed and is no longer needed to transfer Doom Mode.
      • Binding Barriers spawns will no longer increase when HP is below 50%.
      • Failing the Doom mechanic will no longer cause instant death but will inflict damage to the targeted player instead.
    • The Scorptamaton
      • Some of the skills’ damage have been reduced.
      • The 35% phase has been adjusted to be the same as the 65% phase.
      • Heatwave’s duration has been increased from 10 seconds to 15 seconds.
      • Heatwave and Flame will no longer cause instant death upon expiration but will inflict damage and a debuff instead.
      • Being absorbed by Scorptamaton without Heatwave will no longer cause instant death but will inflict damage instead.
        • Scorptamaton’s HP regeneration and Threat will also be reduced.
      • Flame Wedge’s knockback effect and damage can now be resisted.
    • Grand Celestial Emperor
      • Most instant death effects have been changed to inflict damage instead.
      • Overlapping Blinding Storms and Fallen Soul Storms no longer enrages the boss.
      • Submission will no longer cause Daze but inflict an immobilize effect instead.
      • Blinding Power Trace and Fallen Soul Trace will no longer be given to designated targets. Instead, the effect will be given to the target who first steps on each Flamewave Region.
      • Reduced the Flamewave Region gauge recharge.

Equipment and Items

  • Psyche
    • A new Psyche, Silversteel, can be obtained from the new Hangar 0 Dungeon.
    • Silversteel Psyche can be used to augment Gloves and Necklaces.
  • Heart
    • The upgrade cost has been re-balanced.
    • A new Heart Tier, Majestic, is now available.
    • Details can be found here.
  • Imperial Gloves and Ring
    • With the introduction of a new Gloves and Ring Tier, the existing transformation cost for Imperial Gloves and Ring has been adjusted as follows:

Origin Item → Destination Item

Before

After

Imperial Gloves → Skyreach Gloves - Stage 1

x1 M'ao Gloves
x420 Soulstone Crystal
x120 Moonstone Crystal
x300 Sacred Crystal
x75 Elysian Crystal
250g

x1 M'ao Gloves

OR

x1 Red Dragon Crux
x1 M'ao Gloves

Imperial Ring → Wrathbringer Ring - Stage 1

x1 Shadowmoor Ring
x420 Soulstone Crystal
x120 Moonstone Crystal
x300 Sacred Crystal
x75 Elysian Crystal x2 Premium Transformation Stone
x4 Silver Scale
100g

x1 Bloodstone Fragment

OR

x1 Red Dragon Crux
x1 Bloodstone Fragment

Imperial Ring → Myth Ring - Stage 1

x1 Amara Ring
x420 Soulstone Crystal
x120 Moonstone Crystal
x300 Sacred Crystal
x75 Elysian Crystal
x2 Premium Transformation Stone
x4 Silver Scale
100g

x1 Soulstone Crystal

OR

x1 Red Dragon Crux
x1 Stone of Wisdom

  • Skyreach Gloves and Myth Ring now use Enlightened Jewels instead of Legendary Jewels to evolve.
  • Suncatcher Gloves and Afterglow Ring
    • These new items can be obtained from the new Hangar 0 Dungeon.
    • First, obtain the Storm Speaker Gloves or Ring from the Storm Speaker Selection Chest.
      • The Storm Speaker Selection Chest can also be purchased from Dragon Trader Junsorei for 250 Sovereign Cores.
    • There are two upgrade paths you can choose from:

From

To

Path 1

Path 2

Storm Speaker Gloves

Suncatcher Gloves - Stage 1

250g
x1 Silversteel Gloves
x400 Soulstone Crystal
x100 Moonstone Crystal
x400 Sacred Crystal
x100 Elysian Crystal
x2 Premium Transformation Stone

x1 Red Dragon Crux
x1 Silversteel Gloves

Storm Speaker Ring

Afterglow Ring - Stage 1

250g
x1 Silversteel Ring
x400 Soulstone Crystal
x100 Moonstone Crystal
x400 Sacred Crystal
x100 Elysian Crystal
x2 Premium Transformation Stone

x1 Red Dragon Crux
x1 Moonstone Crystal