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3 Kingdom Patch Notes

  • Update
  • Apr. 21 2011


TBS: Three Kingdoms

  • The location for the Three Kingdoms dungeon has been added.
  • The Three Kingdoms Dungeon has more monsters in comparison to other TBS Dungeons, ranged attacks are more effective, and the monsters are weaker.
  • You will be able to participate in almost every Three Kingdoms dungeon using solo mode or squad mode.
    • However, the [100,000 Arrows] dungeon does not feature solo mode.
  • You can enter the Three Kingdoms TBS Dungeons through NPC [Huang Zhong] and/or NPC [Lu Meng] from Eastern Wu's Base.
  • From NPC [Huang Zhong], you can play a variety of dungeons/missions such as [Battle of Changban], [Saving a Dou], [Eight Gates], [No Safe Harbor], and [100,000 Arrows].
    • [Battle of Changban] is a base defense-oriented dungeon.
    • [100,000 Arrows] dungeon features naval warfare through a Galley and supports Individual Dungeon Mode (3 player max) only.
  • From NPC [Lu Meng], you can play a variety of dungeons/missions such as [The Enemy Advisor], [Spy Hunt], [Xiao Qiao’s Escort], [Summon the Wind], [Battle of Red Cliffs].
    • [Protect Zhuge Liang] is base defense-oriented dungeon.
    • [Battle of Red Cliffs] is the last dungeon of Three Kingdoms. It features Squad Mode (6 player max) only.
  • Three Kingdoms (TBS Skirmish Dungeons) has been added.
    • [Wulin]
    • [Gourd Crossing]
    • [Huarong Pass]
      • You can move from the Eastern Wu's Base to get to the Three Kingdoms Regular TBS (Skirmish) Dungeons.
      • Unlike the existing TBS dungeons, this dungeon features 7-monster formations, so you can experience battling with more monsters.

Expedition System

  • My Home Expedition System has been added.
  • The Expedition System is a hunting system that lets you utilize your Merc. Room, Merc. Formation, and your mercenaries to form a party to hunt monsters in a designated hunting region.
  • Even after you log-out from the game after sending out your expedition team, they will continue to hunt. You can confirm all detailed information regarding the Expedition system inside the Help Menu.

New Mercenary: Guan Yu

  • A new mercenary: Guan Yu has been added.
  • General Guan Yu’s military prowess is so great that he is worshiped as a god. Guan Yu is a master of the spear, he draws upon the power of the Green Dragon to deal damage to his enemies.
  • With the power of his spear, Guan Yu can use three types of magic, [Green Dragon Glaive], [Green Dragon's Rage], and [Green Dragon Strike].
    • Green Dragon Glaive
      • Attacks the entire enemy formation with the power of the Green Dragon.
    • Green Dragon's Rage
      • Releases the strength of Green Dragon's Rage to shatter the offensive power of ranged enemies.
    • Green Dragon Strike
      • The inherent strength of the Green Dragon deals significant damage to a single foe when Guan Yu is on the verge of death.
  • You can start the Recruitment Quest through NPC [Yunchang] inside Eastern Wu' Base.
    • The required level to start the Recruitment Quest is Lv.110.
  • You can exchange the Guan Yu mercenary recruitment items through the Coin Exchange via NPC [Nikola].

TBS Revamp
  • The "M" key has been designated to display the full map in the TBS Troy and Three Kingdoms dungeons/missions.
  • The UI that displays your position has been improved.
  • The current limitation on magic skills in TBS has improved.
    • When using the magic (by clicking the right button) while in the TBS battle, there was a limitation on magic skills. This improvement will allow you to cast another magic skill if your first casted magic skill was a passive skill.
  • The initialization time for TBS point distribution has been changed.
    • If a character is in the game then it will be initialized on Thursday at 6:00pm.
    • If a character is not in the game then it will be initialized on Thursday at 5:30pm.
    • If a character’s TBS points have already been distributed at 5:30pm and they login to the game right afterwards, but it happens to be before 6:00pm, they will not be distributed more points during the 6:00pm initialization time.
  • Dungeon Difficulty has been fixed.
    • The minimum level required to enter the Troy dungeons was slightly increased.
    • Regular TBS (Skirmish) Monsters' magic defense rate has been increased.
    • The number of Monsters from [Troy's Last Battle: Solo Mode] have been reduced.
    • [Mystic Stone] from [Troy's Last Battle: Solo Mode] has been removed.
    • Monster's spawn rate from Summon Gates has been reduced.
    • From the TBS battle results screen, the display for ‘Obtained Experience’ has changed.
      • Before the statistics would list ‘Obtained Experience’ without including the ‘Bonus Experience’. The screen now reflects the ‘Bonus Exp’ within the ‘Obtained Exp’.
    • An ally NPC [Trojan Horse]'s visibility from the inside the TBS missions [Saving Helen] and [Troy's Last Battle] has been increased.
    • [Malicious Lizard]'s magic damage has been reduced and its ability to stun users has been removed from the [Tundra Outskirts] TBS (Skirmish) quest.
    • An icon has been added to any Monster's magic that stuns in TBS Skirmish, so that you can identify the monster's magic more clearly.
      • An example would be [Malicious Sunflowers] in [Van Gogh’s Hometown].
  • Issues while playing TBS have been fixed.
    • An issue with monsters that attack from a long distance has been fixed.
    • An issue with Ally NPC’s (i.e. Trojan Horse) that do not move has been fixed.
    • An issue with Ally NPC’s that move too far away during the mission has been fixed.
    • An issue with mercenaries and the auto-move feature after a user re-logs into the game has been fixed.
    • An issue with a mercenary spawning in an inaccessible location from the Galley has been fixed.
    • An issue with Transportation Vehicles (i.e. Boats) that do not spawn has been fixed.
    • An issue with an incorrect portrait for the currently selected mercenary has been fixed.
    • An issue with the magic cool down initializing after stepping in a trap has been fixed.
    • An issue with a character’s Health and Mana regenerating every turn has been fixed.
    • An issue with multiple magic spells not stacking has been fixed.
    • An issue with spawning in an inaccessible location after resurrecting at an ally’s base camp has been fixed.
    • An issue with buildings that resurrect after being destroyed has been fixed.
    • An issue with bosses spawning before they should has been fixed.
    • An issue with becoming stuck in a guard state has been fixed.
    • An issue with a user reaching the win and loss requirements but ends up losing the mission has been fixed.
    • An issue with a user winning the mission but not completing the requirements has been fixed.
    • An issue with a decreased HP display after a battle has been fixed.
    • An issue with gaining monster information twice if you defeat the monster with a transportation vehicle (i.e. boat) has been fixed.
    • An issue involving an inventor, who already summoned a machine, but after being revived cannot summon another machine has been fixed.
    • If a character gets trapped within a Flame Trap while moving inside a TBS dungeon, that character will now have reduced turns while afflicted.
    • You can now see TBS Solo Mode completion time in the Hall of Fame.
    • An issue with health potions being used in Skirmish Auto Battle even when the HP was at 100% has been fixed.
    • An issue with ally enemy monsters not moving after joining a battle has been fixed.
    • An issue with incorrect minimum level requirements inside the Troy TBS help section has been fixed.
    • When an instrument-type character attacks an object diagonally, it will now attack two objects at the same time.

Quest

  • Main Three Kingdoms Quests have been added.
    • You can start the Three Kingdoms quest line from NPC [Zhuge Liange] inside Eastern Wu' Base, and the level requirement is 135.
  • TBS Three Kingdoms Quest Lines have been added.
    • You can start the quest from NPC [Zhuge Liange] inside Eastern Wu's Base. The level requirements are as follows:
      • [Wulin]: Lv. 95
      • [Ground Crossing]: Lv. 112
      • [Huarong Pass]: Lv. 126
  • The Guan Yu Mercenary recruitment quest has been added.
    • You can start the quest from NPC [Yunchang] inside Eastern Wu's Base, and the level requirement is 110.
  • Successful Expedition Quest has been added.
    • You can start the quest through NPC [Amarieneju] near Madrid, and the level requirement is 80.
  • A Sub Quest within Van Gogh’s Gallery [La Mancha's Knight] from NPC [Sancho Panza] and [Don Quixote] has been added.
    • You can start the quest from NPC [Sancho Panza] near an outdoor area of the Van Gogh Gallery Dungeon and the level requirement is 124.
  • The quest line [The Guardian of Moscow] from Yuri Dolgorukiy has been added.
    • You can start the quest from NPC [Yuri Dolgorukiy] near Moscow, and the level requirement is 90.
  • The quest line [Xiyu Bandits] from [Ban Chao] has been added.
    • The level requirement is 129 and it will be reset every week on Monday and Friday.
  • Two new Level Cap Quests have been added. These are required in order to continue to level up.
    • To level past 95 you must complete [Battle Aftermath 1] quest line located near the Shogun Castle of Death.
    • To level past 100 you must complete [Confidence] quest line located near the Constantinople Battlefield.
  • The quest involving Prophet [Hecuba] and NPC [Nut] in the Valley of the Kings has been added.
  • The quest involving NPC [Pasiphae] and Tecess in the Cretan Labyrinth has been added.
  • Quest updates have been applied.
    • An issue with not collecting titles after completing certain quests has been fixed.
    • The level requirement for [Officer Odysseus's Trojan War] has been increased.
    • The quest item [Esben's Whistle] can now only be used in the Frost Giant's Hideout & Room of Ice Mirrors.
    • The quest item [Warrior Summoning Flute] can now only be used in the outdoor areas of the Grand Canyon in North America.

Items

  • The Item [Master's Soul] will be integrated and replaced with [Expert's Soul].
    • (1) piece of Master's Soul will be exchanged to (5) pieces of [Expert's Soul].
    • All [Master's Souls] held by any character will be converted to [Expert’s Soul] and delivered to the player via mailbox.
  • Three types of the new mercenary [Guan Yu]'s magic books have been added.
    • [Green Dragon Glaive]
    • [Green Dragon Strike]
    • [Green Dragon's Rage]
    • You can obtain these magic books from TBS Monsters in the Three Kingdoms dungeons and within the new [Battle Completion Reward] Box.
  • The item [Secrets of Time: General] has been added.
    • You can re-initialize this mercenary’s quest through NPC [Hui Chao].
  • Scroll of Resurrection's main exclusive attributes has been lifted.
    • Now any mercenary can use the Scroll of Resurrection.
  • If you open a box that contains multiple acquirable components, a window will now be opened so that you can confirm the components.
    • The [Acquire All] button has been added which will allow you to acquire all of the components at once.
  • The external graphics problem of the [Manticore] mount has been fixed again.
  • The rate of acquiring mercenary magic books from [Victorious Treasure] and [Commander's Treasure Chest] has been significantly raised.
  • The quantities of [Craftsman’s Soul] and [Experts Soul] craft items that are provided when dismantling items or decors has increased.
  • Fixed Prices will now appear on certain items in the Marketplace.
    • The item [Craftsman’s Soul] will now be sold at a fixed price in the marketplace.
    • Element items will now be sold at a fixed price in the marketplace.
    • The fixed price on My Home Items, Decors, and Home Finishing Materials from the marketplace has been reduced.
  • An issue with craft-able items that aren’t supposed to be displayed (aka removed from the game) in the Item info book but were displayed anyway has been fixed.
  • An issue with scrolling through search results inside the item information has been fixed.

Auction

  • Sotheby’s Auction has been revamped.
  • The overall interface has changed.
  • The listing fee when using the Auction has been reduced.
  • A search feature has been added.
  • When searching for items, you can search all of the items that contain that particular word and/or search within each category.
  • Registered item restrictions preventing you from listing certain items in the auction have been removed.
    • Now you can register all exchangeable items within Sotheby’s Auction.
    • However, this excludes all My Home items, such as Furniture, Home Finishing Material, and My Home.
  • If a player registers multiple items at Sotheby's Auction and those items are about to reach their end time, they will now be announced all together.
  • You will now be able to remotely buy or bid on any auction without entering Sotheby’s Auction in Rome.
  • Bidders that were shown in a pop-up window in Sotheby’s Auction have been removed.

My Home

  • The graphical appearances of Level 100 My Home facilities have been upgraded. The appearances of these facilities will change once they reach level 100:
    • Mine
    • Lumberyard
    • Herb Garden
    • Farm
  • A My Home Feast has been added.
    • [Common] Royal Supper Feast can be prepared by a cook with Level 30 or greater food skill.
  • The workloads for crafting My Home Furniture and decor from levels 1-29, have been decreased.
  • The maximum number of participants for My Home Guild Feasts has been increased to 15 participants.
  • An issue when right clicking a character inside My Home, where the character’s name did not appear or was incorrectly displayed, has been fixed.
  • You can now select the quantity of My Home craft items inside Item Info.
  • An incorrect camera viewing angle that was displayed when entering My Home has been fixed.

Community

  • You can now add notes about your friends inside the [Community List].
  • The [Community List]'s friends and peers greetings' display location has been changed to a Tool Tip.
  • If you want to dissolve a squad, you now must use the Squad Dissolution option.
    • The squad will not be dissolved even if you are by yourself.
  • The chat windows have been updated.
    • The text color of characters that are typed inside the chat window will vary depending on the selected chat tab.
  • The mission [Guild Contribution] from the quest line [Community] from NPC [Sun Bin]'s has been updated.
    • Only Guild Contribution payments without tax will be contributed to the entered amount.
  • An issue with a characters guild not displaying in MyHome has been fixed.
  • An issue with guild information not displaying in the character detail window has been fixed.
  • An issue with the community list's [Share Info] command on friends and peers not being functional in Titan server has been fixed.

Battle

  • An issue with the inaccuracy of the crosshair for the Princess and Cannoneer’s magic combo attack against its given target has been fixed.
  • An issue with the distribution of experience in the results screen when adding a new party member has been fixed.
    • The lowest level mercenary involved in a battle will now acquire the least amount of Experience.
  • A player who attacks who is level 100 or lower will now acquire an increased amount of experience when attacking a weaker/lower level monster.
  • An issue with the Feast’s Buff(s) carrying over after the duration of the particular feast has ended has been fixed.
  • An intermittent graphical issue where a user could not see his allies or monsters in a regular battle has been fixed.

Magic
  • The damage for the mercenary [Christine]’s [Revolver Rush] magic has been increased in TBS.
  • The particle effect for the mercenary [Monk]'s magic [Holy Guard] is now visible on any graphics setting.
  • The mercenary [Odysseus]'s magic has been modified.
    • The [Weapon Rend] magic starting from [Odysseus] (Hero Lv.1) will now have extended range from a “row” to a “cross”.
    • The [Athena's Protection] Mana consumption has been significantly reduced. The cost will not increase as you level.

Competition

  • An issue with the interface disappearing when observing a battle in any competition has been fixed.
  • An intermittent issue where a [Guardian Stone] is only applied to the main character in the Competition has been fixed.

NPC

  • Several NPC’s received a makeover.
  • The Arena NPC [Saijo] will now display his equipped weapon on his back while he is waiting.
  • The appearance of the Auction NPC [Sotheby] inside Rome has been updated.
  • The appearance of NPC [Yuri Dolgorukiy] near Moscow has been updated.
  • The NPC [Brave Don Quixote] will now be display his equipped weapon.

Monster
  • The name for the [Golden Dragon's Cave]'s monster [Yellow Thorned Lizard] will now be displayed correctly.

Sound
  • The voice of Three Sisters in the tutorial area has been added.
  • The voice of Forest of Spirits (Hanyang) quest has been added.

General

  • The map of Central Asia has changed.
    • In the Central Asia, a new area [Eastern Wu's Base] has been added.
    • The [Battlefield Area] and the [Tibetan Area] have been added.
    • The gate of Guild Dungeon [Golden Dragon's Cave] has been changed.
    • The entrance gate for Northern Europe has been changed.
  • An issue with an individual dungeon not allowing players inside although the cool down has expired has been fixed.
  • A graphical issue with differences in the color of the upgraded mercenary [Oichi] between the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd upgrades has been fixed.
  • An issue when players would right click a character and the mini-menu would go beyond the boundary of the screen has been fixed.
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