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Update 13 Patch 1 Release Notes

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Welcome to the Update 13 Patch 1 Release Notes for Dungeons & Dragons Online! These release notes were posted on Monday, April 2nd, 2012.

Of Special Note

  • Epic scrolls will once again appear in Epic-level dungeons.

News & Notes

Classes

  • Reincarnating will no longer cause a Character Sheet UI issue, and players can apply tomes of learning normally.
  • Tome upgrades will now work after reincarnation.

Combat

  • Fascinated or hypnotized enemies will no longer teleport.

Creature Companions

  • Creature Companions will now do their tricks when a trick is activated from a locked hotbar.
  • Cranium Rat and Kobold Shaman Creature Companions are now available in the DDO Store. Additional tricks and gear for these companions are available as well.

Items

  • Items that grant bonus feat uses (like Uncanny Dodge) will no longer remove counts when unequipped, except to return the number to its new maximum count.
  • The Epic Ring of the Master Artificer and Epic Mournlode Breastplate can now have their augments cleansed in a Stone of Change.
  • It is once again no longer possible to summon monsters in public areas.
  • The level 4 Ring of the Master Artificer, Ring of the Stalker, Spare Hand, Blasting Chime, Bracers of Wind, Cloak of Flames and Rock Boots no longer have the "Upgradable: Tier 1" effect on them, since there is nothing for them to upgrade to.
  • Fixed an issue where weapons with the Righteous benefit were not applying their proper to-hit and damage bonuses against Evil creatures.

Quests and Adventure Areas

  • Fixed an issue where quest objectives would not always display properly when logging into an adventure area.

Euphonia's Challenge

  • Fixed a tooltip error involving the Greater Bold Trinket.

Korthos Island

  • The new quest objectives that appear in the Korthos public area for new players will now properly appear when in the Wavecrest Tavern.

The Necropolis

Accursed Ascension
  • The tile puzzle now works the same on all difficulties again. Fixed an issue that caused a bug with the phase tile puzzle.

The Web of Chaos

Servants of the Overlord
  • The end fight is now less difficult on higher difficulty settings.
  • The area where Flamefang and his hellhounds reside has been reworked.
  • Changed some of Flamefang's dialog.
  • Added a rumbling noise to a quest-related event.
  • The Khyber Reavers' flaming rocks now do less damage.
The Spinner of Shadows
  • The background behind Lolth during the end drama sequence is now more demon webby.
  • Fixed a stuck spot near one of the shrines.
  • The Spinner of Shadows will no longer attack players outside of the prison room.

UI

  • Fixed an issue that could cause buffs and debuffs to not be removed from the UI bar when their time runs out.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause inventory to appear to be hidden on the Creature Companion tab.
  • Improved the vitals bar for characters with hit points, spell points, and ki.

Skills, Feats, and Enhancements

  • Fixed an issue where Rage and other "clickable" feats would not always activate, but still have their cooldowns engage.

Other Changes

  • Decreased upstream bandwidth usage related to mouse click information.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause lag when an avatar’s position was in dispute by the server.
  • Reduced the resource usage of the game UI in combat. Spell casters and hotbar connoisseurs should experience better performance.
  • Challenge Leaderboards will now update properly for solo players.
  • Summoned Ghaeles should no longer go "teleport crazy" and decrease game client performance.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the floating health bars of monsters to be the same as the health bar of a targeted enemy.

Known Issues

Known issues are now available, click here!

Modules and Updates