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Patch Notes: Rise of Atlantis - Awakening

  • Update
  • Apr. 17 2013

Atlantis Continent

  • The Atlantis Outskirts and Western Atlantis have been added.
    • Atlantis Outskirts and Western Atlantis can be found on the Atlantis Continent in each server, and on Titan server.
    • The outskirts houses one town, Antillia, and 7 Outposts.
    • Western Atlantis has one outpost.
  • The World Map Interface has been improved.
    • You now have the option to view the Atlantis map or the Surface World map.
    • The Surface World map displays all original Atlantica areas.
    • A new shortcut has been added to the World Map Interface allowing for quick access to your favourite locations.
  • A new major town, Antillia, has been added at the Atlantis Outskirts.
    • Antillia is similar to Rome and cannot be controlled.
    • This town has a Town Hall, Travel Agency, Market, Bank, Hospital, and Guild Office functions.
    • Antillia does not have a Warehouse.
    • Tax is fixed at 2%
    • NPC's for crafting, repairs, enhance, point exchange, and others reside in this town.
    • Atlantian Main Characters level 59 or below will have Antilla town set as their shortcut, and changes to Rome once you're level 60.
  • Outposts serve as minor towns and are spread throughout Atlantis.
    • Outposts cannot be controlled like Towns
    • Each has a Travel Agency, Market, Bank and Hospital
    • Tax fee for each outpost is fixed at 2%

Atlantian Main Classes

  • Atlantian Main Classes/ Race have been added.
    • Two selectable Atlantian main classes are the Blademaster and Battlemage.
      • Blademasters can only be Male
      • Battlemages can only be Female
    • Atlantian characters can be created through the character creation window after selecting desired server, just like previous character creations.
    • Newly created Atlantian Classes (Blademaster / Battlemage only) will begin at the new Atlantis Tutorial Area, and will progress through a unique storyline until Level 60.
  • Atlantian body types differ from Descendants of Atlantis body types.
    • Equipping existing outfits on Atlantians will apply their stats, but the visual look will not be seen. There are plans to change this issue in the future.
  • Race Selection has been added during character creation.
    • Atlantian creation page is added to the Character Selection window.
    • The background image of the character waiting room has been changed.
  • Atlantian characters will be automatically moved to the Surface World after completing the main quest, Imperial Machine Factory, and returning to Ariana.
    • Atlantian Main classes are not affected by the level up restrictions that affect descendants of Atlantis (such as the level 20 Sima Qian quest).
    • After moving to the surface world after reaching level 60, you will proceed with the main storyline starting with the Hanging Gardens.
    • Atlantian characters cannot complete the main quests prior to Hanging Gardens, but still have full access to the side quests (e.g Abyss of Taj Mahal).
    • Descendants cannot complete the early main quests dedicated to the Atlantian characters.
  • Atlantian characters can join guilds at any time.
    • Guild related basic functions are all received identically. (Buffs, Guild Workload, Guild Chat, etc.)

Titan Server

  • When moving from your home server to Titan, you will be randomly placed at one of the many Outposts at Titan Island.
  • When moving from Titan to your home server, you will be randomly moved to one of the towns in Southern Europe.
  • You can move to your home server from Titan by clicking on the Go to Home Server button located next to the Town Button on the right-hand menu
  • Furniture store message will not appear on Titan Server
  • Personal Trade will not function on Titan Server
  • While on Titan Server the Send Mail feature has been updated to allow sending to characters on different servers via a dedicated drop down selection menu.

New A Rank Cannon Mercenary: Automaton Gigas

  • The Automaton Mercenary created by the Atlantians, Gigas, has been added.
    • Able to use Oriharukon Core, Healing Pulse and Arms of Atlantis skills.
    • Oriharukon Core increases attack power, multi-hit rate, and critical.
    • Healing Pulse releases a burst of energy to heal allies.
    • Arms of Atlantis assaults enemies with the superior technology of Atlantis
  • You can receive the recruitment quest for Gigas from Aaron Reisner and Automaton Gigas found near Forgotten City Standby Room portal at Atlantis Outskirts.
    • Must be level 145 or higher to obtain the summon orb, Heart of Gigas, as the Forgotten City is a level 145 raid dungeon
    • However the Heart of Gigas can be used at level 100
  • Descendant Cannon Main characters can now learn the Arms of Atlantis skill as one of their specialization choices.
    • Automaton Base Stats:
      • Strength: 259
      • Intelligence: 208
      • Dexterity: 338
      • Vitality: 287
      • Attack Power: 112 - 174
      • Defense: 673
      • Magic Defense: 367
      • Critical: 245
      • HP: 922
      • MP: 560
    • Gigas [Hero V] Base Stats:
      • Strength: 521
      • Intelligence: 520
      • Dexterity: 651
      • Vitality: 522
      • Attack Power: 1152 - 1743
      • Defense: 1653
      • Magic Defense: 455
      • Critical: 285
      • HP: 5769
      • MP: 4156

Atlantian Level 130 Talents

  • The talents for the Blademaster and Battlemage are the same as their Descendant Sword and Staff counterparts. In situations where a specific skill is targeted then an alternative is used for the Atlantians instead.
  • Blademaster
    • Burning Blade: Frequent use of Direct Current has trained you to maximize your damage with the spell and increase your flame resistance.
    • Iron Wall: Countless bodies have made your body as resilient as a shield.
    • Deflection: You've become a master with a shield, able to reduce heavy melee attacks to glancing blows.
  • Battlemage
    • Battle Magic: You've focused your studies on battle magic, allowing you to deal greater damage with your spells.
    • Healing Touch: Compassion drives you, giving you a boost to any healing magic you cast.
    • Empowered Casting: You hold the balance of war in your hand. The effects of your buffs and debuffs are heightened compared to other mages.

Atlantian Character Specializations

  • Each character has a special ability boost which carries over to every mercenary in the formation. The Atlantian characters are no exception to this and offer unique boosts of their own.
  • Blademaster
    • PvE: +10 Action Power
    • PvP: +5 Action Power
    • TBS: +1 Movement Speed
  • Battlemage
    • PvE: +10 Magic Skill Level
    • PvP: +4 Magic Skill Level
    • TBS: +10 Magic Skill Level

New Equipment Tier: Dark Pegasus

  • The new Crafting exclusive equipment, Dark Pegasus equipment has been added.
    • This corresponding equipment is an exclusive equipment that can be equipped by Lv. 150 or higher characters.
    • Its stats and defensive capabilities are 15% stronger then ordinary Pegasus
    • All materials for the corresponding equipment can be acquired from new field, Tartarus Laboratory and several wild monsters in West Atlantis.
    • Earth Essence can be acquired at fixed price from Market or through dismantling Dark Pegasus items.

Level Restriction for Equipment has been decreased

  • Level Restriction for Dragon God's equipment is decreased to level 120
  • Level Restriction for Pegasus equipment is decreased to level 140.

New Raid Dungeon: The Forgotten City

  • A new high level raid dungeon The Forgotten City has been added.
    • The Forgotten City can be opened by talking to NPC Forgotten City Portal at the Forgotten City Waiting Room on Titan server.
    • Up to 15 Squad members can enter.
    • You can begin the Forgotten City raid on Normal (Lv. 145) difficulty.
    • 10 Dungeon Points are required upon entry. When entering repeatedly, it requires 30 additional points.
    • Each raid dungeon uses its own set of points. Participating in one Forgotten City Raid will cost 10 points, participating in Labyrinthos after that will still only cost 10 points until repeated entries.
  • You can receive the A Rank Cannon Mercenary: Gigas recruitment quest at Forgotten City.
  • At Forgotten City, you can acquire the recruitment key item [Core of Gigas] for the new Cannon Mercenary: [Automaton].
    • You can acquire it randomly upon defeating the boss monster or from the Upgraded City Guardian's Core reward box.
    • There are 2 kinds of key item [Core of Gigas] and [Core Fragment of Gigas].
    • You can use 10 [Core Fragment of Gigas] to create 1 [Core of Gigas] using Quest Crafting.

New Fields

  • Tartarus Laboratory has been added.
    • This Lv.150 area is a secret laboratory located in West Atlantis. Fight against hidden conspiracies with the centaur natives from Centaur Village.
    • Obtain the crafting materials necessary to produce Dark Pegasus equipment from this field.
  • Verdant Temple has been added
    • The first of three dungeons for Atlantian main characters, for characters Lv. 15 and above.
    • Will you prove yourself worthy in the eyes of Kaylynn and uncover exactly what happened in the Verdant Temple that caused its inhabitants to turn insane?
  • Grave of Cubes has been added
    • This Lv.28 area is one of three of the new dungeons that Atlantian main characters will be visiting as part of their main quest.
    • A simple mission to find Loris and Eris turns into a complicated plot involving the Akademeian race, whose power once rivalled that of even Atlantis.
  • Imperial Machine Factory
    • At Lv. 44 this is the last dungeon that Atlantian main characters will visit as part of their training before going to the surface world to chase after Riederan.
    • Help Rideran's former friends, Jerome and DeRoss, to sabotage a major production factory they helped create.

Quests

  • Atlantian Main Character exclusive tutorial area has been added.
    • After creating a new Atlantian main character, you will awaken in the Main Computer Room.
    • You will be moved to Antillia automatically after completing the tutorial area.
    • Lv. 3 - Lv. 60 quests have been added exclusively for Atlantian Race characters.
  • Atlantian main characters can receive and complete quests from the Surface World
    • Atlantian Main Classes cannot receive Surface World quests prior to Hanging Gardens, as these quests are exclusive to the story line of the Descendants of Atlantis.
    • The same applies for the Descendants of Atlantis, who are unable to receive the low level main quest lines at Outer Atlantis as these are exclusive to the Atlantian's.
    • Atlantian characters can still receive all low level side quests on the surface world as normal.
  • The main quest lines for both Atlantians and Descendants of Atlantis are not included in the quest completion rate.
  • The Road to Atlantis (Lv. 150) quest has been added
    • Chief Lebe has received news about Atlantis from the Dogon Scouts. Perhaps you should visit her to find out more?
  • The Centaur Village (Lv. 150) quest has been added
    • With the Road to Atlantis opened by Riederan an old friend, Amarieneju, tried to stop him only to be severely injured in the process, only to be found by the Centaurs near the Tartarus Laboratory. Help the residents of the Centaur Village to create a medicine for Amarieneju and learn more about what Riederan is plotting.
  • Tartarus Laboratory (Lv. 150) quest has been added
    • Chief Sha Lycoondal of the Centaur Village tells the story of a strange creature, Belina, who came to West Atlantis many years ago and started kidnapping all manner of creatures taking them to the Tartarus Laboratory for reasons unknown. Sha Lycoondal requests your aid to investigate the Laboratory and perhaps learn more of what happened to Amarieneju.
  • 6 new high level Daily Quests for level 145 and higher have been added
    • Between 5 - 20 Lucky Coins are given based on the difficulty of the quest.
    • Barteau located in the Bazaar of Rome will trade Evil Equipment Box, Pegasus Equipment Box, Title: Great Warrior, Title: Legendary Warrior, and Title: Immortalized, in exchange for Lucky Coins.
    • Each of these quests resets every day at 6:00 AM
  • Lv. 145 Lucky Coin 1 quest details
    • Help Dr. Jekyll who failed to turn criminals in Detroit into good people by separating the ego of humans into pure good and evil.
    • You can start the quest through Dr. Jekyll in Detroit City.
  • Lv. 145 Lucky Coin 2 quest details
    • Brave James came to Detroit all the way from Dallas to get some groceries. However, the market is already occupied by hoodlums. Help James so that he can safely take groceries back to Dallas.
    • You can start the quest through Brave James in Detroit City.
  • Lv. 145 Lucky Coin 3 quest details
    • Dorian the Historian claims to protect the world legacy of humanity is going through a hard time because of monsters that threaten to destroy the legacy.However, there is a reason behind the aggressive actions of these monsters! Shall we find out why?
    • You can start the quest through Dorian the Historian at Path of Immortality.
  • Lv. 145 Lucky Coin 4 quest details
    • The legendary beastman Jakal is angry because of the fake beast-men that occupy Lijiang Women's Village! However, he has a pretty bad sense of direction. Help him defeat the fake beastmen.
    • You can start the quest through Jakal in Seized Rundown Room.
  • Lv. 145 Lucky Coin 5 quest details
    • Zulu Warriors who came to help the tainted spirits of the Dogon Tribe have gone mad! This added more chaos to the Dogon Tribe's region! Hurry and stop their madness along with the guardian of Zulu!
    • You can start this quest through Guardian Mukushu in Arid Forest
  • Lv. 145 Lucky Coin 6 quest details
    • We cannot protect the continent with totems any more because of the disordered energy in Africa. Specifically, Argos is causing the most disorder by slaughtering spirits and beasts all over the continent. At last, a reward has been offered for Argos! Defeat Argos and save the Africa continent from the crisis.
    • You can start the quest through Wanted Criminal Totem NPC at Outside of Kinshasa Town.
  • Lv. 147 New Zulu Tribe quest, Jungle Guide has been added.
    • Two quest related monsters have been added to Beast Wilds and Graves of the Courageous.
    • You can acquire Oriharukon as a reward from the third quest.
  • The interface for the Encyclopaedia's Quest Log has been updated. By default only active and completed quests will be shown, if you wish to see incomplete quests you will need to check the "Inactive" check box.
  • [Quest Guideline] is added to all quests.
    • The [Quest Guideline] is a new system that that guides you to the destination by displaying the dotted line on the ground when proceeding on a quest. It will display the guideline if you select corresponding quest from the top-left quest - However, if there is no destination that you can go using the Auto-Move, the guideline will not be displayed. (ex. Press sit at the current location (x), Use item, etc)
    • This option can be disabled at any time by pressing the corresponding button
  • The original tutorial area for the Descendants of Atlantis has been revamped to work along side the new tutorial for the Atlantian race. New descendant characters will now follow an entirely different quest to the original up until being teleported to the Forest of Spirits.
  • The [Beginner Gift] and [Help Request] functions have been removed. As a result the following series of quests have been updated to reflect this. Titles that could be obtained from these quests are no longer available, but are still usable by those who had them before this update.
    • NPC Thalia ~ Quest "Kind" removed
    • NPC Pandora ~ Quest "Santa Claus" removed
    • NPC Kleio ~ Quest "Philanthropist" removed
    • NPC Chief Notoqchen "Generosity" Quest removed
    • NPC Shah Jahan "The Symbol of Kindness" quest updated instead to acquire 50 Fame Points.
    • NPC Menelaus "For New Adventurers" quest updated to "Fully heal your mercenaries".
    • NPC Lisa "Help the World" quest changed to "Change your Greeting".
    • NPC Guardian Frigg "What Goes Around" quest updated to "Fully heal your mercenaries".
    • NPC Janet "The Virtue of Mercy" quest changed to "Change your Greeting".
    • NPC Monk Dingxian "Lending a Hand in Hard Times" quest updated instead to require 100 Fame Points.
    • NPC Henry Ford's "Practice Love" quest changed to a "Answer Question"-style quest.
    • NPC Asanyo "Helping Hand" quest updated instead to require 100 Fame Points.
    • NPC Hwarang Kim Yoo Shin "Trust Your Friends" quest changed to an "Answer Question"-style quest.
    • NPC Sogang "Even if I'm not a Buddhist..." quest changed to "Open World Map".
    • NPC Lien "Desperation" quest changed to "Fully heal your mercenaries."
    • NPC Dogon Water Sorcerer "Heart of Kindness" quest changed to "Fully heal your mercenaries."
    • NPC Mukuru the Prophet "Love will change the world" changed to "Open your inventory"
    • NPC General Clover "New Recruits" quest changed to require 5,000 Fame Points.
    • NPC Doctor Niatoon "Please Wait 2" quest changed to open x1 Medici's Platinum Box.

General

  • The experience requirement for rank A, B and C mercenaries has been reduced after Level 120. For level 120 and above all characters will require the same amount of experience to level up regardless of their rank.
  • The tutorial area for Descendants of Atlantis has been revamped and will now follow an entirely new series of quests. As part of this changed the following monsters have been removed and their monster info deleted: Rabeil, Rabalus and Rabalis.
  • An improvement has been added where mercenaries will be wearing Spirit Armours when first recruited, allowing them to survive longer in battle.
  • With the updates to the Tutorial Map a change has been made so that the Auto Move feature can only be used at level 10 or above, characters lower then this will be guided to their objectives using the new Quest Guideline feature.
  • The base stats for the Patriot mercenary have been increased at the Level 150 [Hero V] upgrade.
  • A third page has been added to the Merc. Room Interface
  • For passive magics that automatically activates at each turn, change has been made so that notification window will inform allies what kind of magic will be used.
  • Voice files have been added for the Battlemage, Blademaster and Automaton mercenaries.
  • An improvement has been made so that a [Mercenary Recruitment Congratulatory Card] will display when you recruit a mercenary displaying information and an image about that mercenary you just recruited.
  • The cool down period for all Independent Dungeons has been reduced to 20 hours each in preparation for the next series of updates.
  • Power Saw weapons have been added to the following equipment boxes: Evil Phoenix, Evil Dragon God, Supreme Evil Boxes and Enchanted Pegasus
  • The level restrictions for [VI] items has been increased to 160 in preparation for the level cap lift in the future.
  • Health of Zulu Tribe monsters and reinforcement rate are decreased.
  • The King's Judgment system has been updated.
    • It is no longer possible to lose equipment if you lose during King's Judgment.
    • As a result of this change the [Secret Vial of Protection] item is no longer sold for fixed price.
  • Oriharukon can now be looted into Jackpot Challenge
  • Oriharukon trading merchant [Qasim] at Titan server has been moved to Rome Bazaar on each individual server.
  • Hat display function has been added. You may now choose whether to display your worn Hat item or not using the main characters personal display settings. (Inventory -> Sword Icon to open equipment display -> Double downward arrows)
  • Client Patcher, Login UI, Character Creation, and Server Selection windows have been changed to match the new Atlantis theme and new updates.
  • A change has been made so that you can close TBS Completion Window using the ESC key.
  • Monsters [Leviathan] and [Gremlin] who previously roamed on Titan Server now appear on the individual Rome Servers instead. Southern Europe can no longer be reached on Titan Server.
  • The Quest Display window at the top left of the screen has been improved.
  • Button interface at the top is removed. The corresponding functions have been re-assigned as mouse clicks or basic features.
    • Left-click: If enabled the new Quest Guideline feature will be displayed, showing a series of dots leading to your destination.
    • Double Left-click: If you have to move to the objective you will activate auto movement to the corresponding quest destination.
    • Right-click: The Quest Log window of corresponding quest opens.
  • [Quest Guideline] can be disabled or enabled any time via System -> Settings -> System -> Personal Settings and changing the tick box accordingly.
  • The quest list is increased by two more lines, allowing you to see more active quests at once.
  • Tooltip function is added to allow you to see long quest mission at a glance.
  • The color and font on the quest window UI has been changed and should be much clearer and easier to use.

Experience Auto-Distribution Feature

  • A new function that automatically distributes experience in normal battles equally to each mercenary has been added.
    • This function is enabled by default
    • When enabled this function distributes all experience gained equally at the beginning of each turn to each active mercenary in your formation, the same as if in a party or TBS fight.
    • You can turn this function On/Off at any time via System -> Settings -> System -> Personal Settings and changing the tick box accordingly.

Atlas Ore Cost Changes

  • The cost to enhance all equipment items below Pegasus gear has been reduced by 20%.
  • The cost to enhance Legendary class weapons (Minotaur's Axe, Lucifier's Rifle, etc.) is unchanged.

Equipment Stats Comparison function added

  • Equipment Stats Comparison function has been added.
    • Select a Mercenary that you want to compare and then place the mouse cursor over an equipment item in your inventory to see the changing stats displayed on the tooltip.
    • Positive gains will be displayed in green
    • Negative gains will be displayed in red

New Magic Skill for Mercenary Jeon Woo-Chi

  • Jeon Woo-chi's new magic skill [Empowered Aura] is now available.
    • Empowered Aura is a charm that boosts the physical abilities of all Spear type mercenaries in your formation.
    • Provides a passive healing and bonus to multi-hit rate.

Items

  • Newly acquired items in your inventory since it was last opened will display a glimmering effect as to make them stand out more.
  • Dragon God Equipment can now be traded for Evil Equipment via NPC Wildcat at Rome Bazaar.
  • Change has been made to only allow Lv. 60 or higher Main Character to use Class Change Card.
  • The item [Hand-Made Carnation] has been added to Pointy in exchange for Battle Points, on top of the current Collection Points.

Community

  • A Change has been made to increase maximum number of guild members based on guild level.
    • For Lv. 120 guild, they can recruit up to 100 guild members.
    • Level 101 guilds are the earliest to see this maximum member cap increase, allowing for 51 members.
  • The Repair Request button that appears when you right-click on a character has been removed.
  • The Guild Meeting functionhas been removed.
  • The Beginner Gift function has been removed, see the 'Quests' section for full list of updates following this.
  • The Help Request function has been removed, see the 'Quests' section for full list of updates following this.
  • Mail function has been improved.
    • While Send Mail pop up is displayed, if recipient is changed (such as by clicking on the friends list), the mail will not be sent.

Titan Server

  • The method of displaying the server names has been changed for the Titan Server. The server name will now display in full on top of the character name on the world map, while in the chat interface it will be displayed to the left.
    • For Example [Titan][Test01] : This is a test message
  • Due to this change in the way server names are displayed on Titan some of the chat commands have been modified, including whisper, invite to party and add/delete to friendslist. Instead of the usual commands you need to enter the server in those commands before the name.
    • For example /t Titan Test01 This is a Test Message or /addfriend Titan Test01
    • The commands remain unchanged on the home servers.
  • The mailing function is now enabled on Titan Server. While present you can select the server your mailing recipient is on before sending.
  • Southern Europe can no longer be accessed on Titan Server, Monsters [Leviathan] and [Gremlin] now appear on the home servers instead.
  • The Grand Championship will now be hosted in the Antillia Colosseum instead of Rome.

Bug Fixes

  • The problem where Rings were not correctly adding +Magic Skill Level has been fixed
  • An issue where Descendant Gun Main characters could learn the magic skill [Camaraderie] at any level, or on top of one of their specialization skills has been fixed.
  • An issue where the Training Centre would occasionally not have enough monsters to complete the round has been fixed.
  • At [Char. Info] – [Effect]/[Dungeons], the problem of scroll bar which kept returning to its original position when attempting to scroll downwards has been fixed.

Outfit Enhancement

  • Outfit Enhancement system has been added
    • The stats of Outfit Enhancement level is divided into stages and stats at each level have fixed value. (The stage of stats is displayed as Roman numeral at the back of tooltip.)
    • Based on the Outfit Enhancement stage, the color of tooltip will be applied differently to make it more distinguishable.
    • Currently, the highest available Outfit Enhancement grade is V.
    • The following enhancement stats can be applied to Outfits
  • Additional Functions
    • Outfit Enhancement Lock function is available. If you tick previously applied options to Outfit Enhancement Lock, the corresponding stats will be retained.
    • You can use Lock function when there are 2 or more applied options.
    • If you use the Lock function when attempting Outfit Enhancement, It will consume additional Atlas Outfit Stones.
    • The maximum you can lock is equal to the number of options applied to the item -1.
    • If you lock up to maximum number of options available, the Lock UI will become hidden so that you cannot lock other options

Mining Expeditions

  • The [Mining Expedition] feature has been removed.
    • It is no longer possible to send a team to the [Oriharukon Mines] on Titan Server.
    • Expedition teams who were at the mines before this patch will have returned home early, with any experience and items gained before maintenance.
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