We proudly present the patch notes for Flames of Vengeance, which is our first major patch in 2020.

This patch also introduces the brand-new Red Dragon Nest, reversion of PvP balancing, and a host of additions and improvements.

These notes are a preliminary version, meaning the patch notes are not complete.

* Additional features will be implemented in future updates:

Red Dragon Nest (Hardcore) is scheduled to be released in Patch 4.4.

The Machina class is scheduled to be released in Patch 4.5.

* Updated 2/24/2020 2:00 a.m. (CET)

New Playable Content

The new raid Red Dragon Nest has been added.

Level Requirement 80
Item Level Requirement Avg. item level 440 or higher
Party Size 8 players
Revivals 3 times
Weekly Limit 3 times per reset
Entry Pass Red Crescent Gem
(Obtained from Rajuul NPC)

Rewards

Treasure coffers that appear upon completing Red Dragon Nest will not yield gear, but instead yield crafting material that can be used to craft gear of your choosing.

Furthermore, all loot will be bound to each player. Rolling on loot is not required.

Item Name Amount Per Player
Exquisite Diamond x60
Life-Giving Essence x90
Eternal Orb x50
Red Dragon's Wrath x7
Red Dragon Scale x7
Otherworldly Fragment x30

Also note that there is a weekly restriction on entering and clearing Red Dragon Nest.

* Entrance and reward eligibility will be reset every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. (Server Time).

RDN Gear Crafting

The crafting material obtained from treasure coffers can be exchanged for Red Dragon gear, by speaking to any Blacksmith in Saint's Haven who can craft gear.

Gear Type Required Exchange Items
Main Weapon x33 Red Dragon Wrath
Off-Hand Weapon x22 Red Dragon Wrath
Head x16 Red Dragon Scale
Body x27 Red Dragon Scale
Pants x23 Red Dragon Scale
Hands x7 Red Dragon Scale
Feet x7 Red Dragon Scale

The new trial nest Ummanba's Revenge has been added.

Ummanba's Revenge can be accessed in the Garden of Eternity (Lv.80).

Level Requirement 80
Item Level Requirement Avg. item level 440 or higher
Party Size 4 players
Revivals 3 times
Weekly Limit 5 times per reset

Rewards

The treasure coffer that appear upon completing Ummanba's Revenge will not drop any gear.

Similar to Red Dragon Nest, all loot will be bound to each player. Rolling on loot is not required.

Item Name Amount Per Player
Intense Talisman Piece x100
Intense Talisman Essence x20
Ummanba's Armour Pauldron x1
Otherworldly Fragment x20
Eternal Orb x40
Infinity Voucher x50

* Entrance and reward eligibility will be reset every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. (Server Time).

Item Exchange

By speaking to Rosalinde in Saint's Haven, players can exchange their Ummanba's Armour Pauldron for the corresponding rewards.

Item Name Required Exchange Item
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Mystical Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Destructive Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Fierce Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Lake Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Fire Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Light Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Darkness Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Windswept Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Wise Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Brutal Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron
Lv.80 U-Grade Quality Life-giving Dragon Gem x1 Ummanba's Armour Pauldron

General Content

  • Pets are now enabled in Red Dragon Nest.
  • Kairon and Volcano nest Floor 5 gold reward has decreased to 3,000.
  • The drop tables for Kairon and Volcano nests have been adjusted.
  • The difficulty and entry requirements for Kairon and Volcano nests have been adjusted.
  • English localisations have been adjusted.

Cross Content

  • All cutscenes can be skipped using their respective props, regardless of clear status.

Class Adjustments

The following class skills have been adjusted as follows:

All Classes

Skill Name Adjustment
Tumble iFrame duration is now set to 30 frames.
All Custom Skills Casting them in PvP will apply a Stun.

Abyss Walker

Skill Name Adjustment
Dark Line EX The camera lock duration has increased.
The delay between consecutive casts has increased.

Sniper

Skill Name Adjustment
Lucky Shot Bonus damage has been increased from 10% to 25%.

Gladiator

Skill Name Adjustment
Hacking Stance EX Damage has been decreased.
Removed iFrame from the additional attack animation.

Mystic/Majesty

Skill Name Adjustment
Meteor Storm Added iFrame for the duration of the cast.
Using Tumble to cancel the skill is now possible.

Moonlord

Skill Name Adjustment
Cyclone Slash EX Hit targets are now inflict with a debuff which applies -10% Magic DEF for 10 seconds.
Crescent Cleave EX Cooldown has been adjusted to 12s.
Overall damage has been increased.
Moonblade Dance EX Overall damage has been increased.
Moonlight Splitter EX Overall damage has been increased.
Halfmoon Slash EX Overall damage has been increased.
Flash Stance EX Overall damage has been increased.

Mercenary

Skill Name Adjustment
Flying Swing Damage reduction decreased from 75% to 50%.
Devastating Howl Ability has been removed from the skill tree.
Iron Skin Damage reduction increased from 45% to 60%.
Bombs Away The hitbox size has been increased.

Destroyer

Skill Name Adjustment
Devastating Howl The ability is now exclusive to this class.
Provoke Debuff duration has been adjusted to 20s.
Now applies a brief iFrame at the beginning.
No longer possible to Tumble cancel too early.
Bombs Away EX The hitbox size has been increased.

Dark Avenger

Skill Name Adjustment
Shadow Pact Buff potency has been reduced from 20% to 10%.

Paladin/Guardian

Skill Name Adjustment
Provoke Debuff duration has been adjusted to 20s.
Stance of Faith Lv.1 duration has been set to 1s.
Stance duration now corresponds to the skill level up until lv.11.

Maxing Stance of Faith lets you just infinitely sit behind your shield rotating Block and Stance, requiring effectively little effort. Now there will be at least a period of time where you cannot constantly block.

Using Iron Will to fill this gap will result in a guaranteed death in future custom content.

Valkyrie

Skill Name Adjustment
Piercing Spike EX The skill hitbox now lasts longer.
Champagne Buff granted now applies to the caster only.

Dragoon

Skill Name Adjustment
Spinning Takedown EX The input timing is now more lenient.

Ice Witch

Skill Name Adjustment
All Applicable Skills Ice Stacking effects have been removed.
Frost Chaos Targets are now debuffed with a flat 250,000 additional damage per hit for 8s.

After testing Ice Witch some more, we've found some very crucial sequence breaks that can occur due to Ice Stacking/Shatter cancel. We tried to look for different solutions but at the current point in time, it's not feasible.. So as of this patch, ice stacking has been entirely removed from Ice Witch (Glaciana) and Adept (as well as Slime Surge).

Saleana

Skill Name Adjustment
Rolling Lava EX The damage scaling of the right-click input has been decreased.

Alchemist

Skill Name Adjustment
Slime Shake Healing increase effect reduced from 27% to 10%.

Adept

Skill Name Adjustment
All Applicable Skills Ice Stacking effects have been removed.
Ice Beam Cooldown has decreased from 25s to 20s.
All EX Skills Overall damage has been increased.

Physician

Skill Name Adjustment
Injection EX Overall damage has been decreased.
Contagion EX Overall damage has been decreased.
Toxic Spill EX Overall damage has been decreased.

Dark Summoner

Skill Name Adjustment
Advent Damage scaling has been decreased.

General Stuff

  • The 50 Cap PvP Project has been reverted.
  • Added new shop items to Rosalinde.
  • Saint's Haven has had a little makeover to end the holiday festivities of last Christmas.
  • Phoenix Ferocity has been removed from Rajuul's store.
  • Expedition plate cost has been reduced to 2x Medallions.
  • Magic Talismans no longer require Talisman Pieces.
  • Rare Talismans no longer require Magic Talisman to craft.
  • The set bonuses have been adjusted for Red Dragon U-Grade Weapons.
  • BDN L-Grade Wraths can now be placed in the Server Storage. Additionally, their selling price to vendors has been decreased from 2500g to 500g.
  • CC Costumes have been added to Pania. CC Costume Coupons were also created.
  • Drops in Guardian Nest have been disabled.
  • Infinity Destructive Talisman can now be placed in the Server Storage.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue wherein the ping UI was always displaying your current ping as 0ms.
  • Fixed an issue with the Cherno Set wherein the set bonuses were incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue with Lencea's Nurse Set wherein the set bonus was incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue with Lencea's Panda outfit wherein the set bonus was incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue with Majesty wherein her Gravity Crush EX skill was not applying the debuff correctly.
  • Fixed an issue with Elestra wherein her various debuffs were cancelling each other out.