The Meta-Physicist's Pets and the Bureaucrat's Robotic Pets will no longer despawn unless dismissed by their owner. Social pets and Charmed pets are now the only Temporary Pets.
Engineers' and Bureaucrats' AOE auras are now functioning like team auras instead of vicinity auras.
This is an important change that will reduce the stress on the servers and increase the user's control over who gets the effect of this buff, meaning you will no longer be accidentally PvP-flagged by a random person in your vicinity while having this aura running and you will no longer buff your opponent when dueling them.
The user's pets will be affected by these auras as well, and your team mate will get the effect of this buff even if they are not in your immediate vicinity.
The lower tiers (1-5) of the Dust Brigade Bracer can now be used by lower level characters (starting from 175), while the higher tiers (6 and up) are for characters level 201 and higher. These items are still expansion content.
The PvP-flag obtained by attacking or using actions against an already PvV flagged player has been lowered from 15 minutes to 5 minutes
The PvP-flag obtained by doing specific daily missions will no longer cause an attacker to get the Land Control Tower flag, it's duration is still 15 minutes
The PvP-flag obtained by the "I Fail" Button has been lowered to 5 minutes
The PvP-flag obtained by attacking a Land Control Tower without having an organization has been lowered from 4 hours to 1 hour
The NCU icon of the 5 minute PVP-flag has been adjusted to reflect the shorter duration
Hydro Vehicles, Carrier Vehicles and The Mid may no longer be used in the Battle Station to prevent a client crash issue
The MP Nano "Improved Instill with Malign Intent" now displays the appropriate buff value
The Blackpack and other backpacks can no longer be placed on the ground
The Nippy John Stiletto now drops a little more frequently, however, it is still meant to be fairly rare
The drop rate on Jathos' Molybdenum Plate Helmet, Kegern's Molybdenum Plate Helmet, the Proactive Helmet and the Reactive Helmet has been altered to be more consistent with the rest of the armor pieces in these sets
Buff nano formulas with zero duration are no longer "buffs" (this has no effect for you right now but has value behind the scenes)
Low level fear nanos no longer fear the target permanently
Taunt nanos no longer damage the target for 1 health point
Nano based damage is now affected by the individual Damage Modifier stats
This means that equipping gear with Damage Modifier stats will be beneficial for casting classes damage output.
Some items and buffs containing the NanoDamageMultiplier stat have been adjusted to reflect this change.
The Battlestation minimap should now display correctly across all resolutions
The labels on the Social Wear tab no longer display on top of the gear icons
The amount of Alien XP will now display correctly when you reach a new Alien Title, showing both in the status bar and the systems messages
The Alien Perk help button now displays correctly when the player receives their first Alien Title
The Nano Cost display in the Nano Description window will now take your Nano Cost reduction gear into consideration
We fixed an issue where some tells were not logged depending on whether you were chatting in a chat box or in the chat window
The LFT interface default values have been adjusted. By default the interface will now search for a character of any side, any profession, on Rubi-Ka (The old default values would search for a Neutral Soldier in the same playfield)
We fixed a visual glitch where the pet's health bar would display incorrectly when being outside of your range
The Time Exist counter will now correcty display on items you have equipped
We improved the way damage and health values are displayed in the item tooltips
The icon indicating recharge for Nano Formulas with Local Cooldown will now correctly display in the Nano Window
The "Net earnings" label now displays the unit "credits".
The QL Dropdown Box on the Item Info Window is no longer flickering, and is easier to select.
When you withdraw an item or cash from your market inventory, it is sent to you in a mail. The expiration time on these mails are 48 hours, and this differs from the normal mail (14 days). A message, informing you about this is now displayed when withdrawing an item or cash.
Some items have been changed to the correct search category.
Expired items should now return from the market.
"Basic Armor" is now called "Basic Fashion Armor", to make it easier to find when searching the market.
We have fixed some data issues with items that got stuck in the mail system. These items should now be possible to send to the market.
The claim command should no longer delete items or credits when used on a character with full inventory or on a character that has reached the max credit cap.
Chat window settings, sound settings, item lock settings and hotkey settings no longer carry over between sessions.
You should now be able to run AO without having "Windows Administrator" rights.
An empty folder called "Chat" is no longer created on the root of your drive when you close the client.
We fixed an issue where effects preferences didn't kick in until after zoning once.
The client will no longer crash when opening mail.
We have changed the pvp rules so that only items with the "Use Hostile" and "Use Friendly" flags will PVP flag players. Some items will still unintentionally flag the user, but the amount of items with this bug has been drastically reduced.
It should now be possible to copy paste text from the in game browser.
The Adonis underwater effect should no longer appear at the character sheet after using /camp.
Agent Perk Tranquilizer again snares both players and monsters.
The Keeper Aura "Courage of the Just" is no longer affecting the vicinity, instead it has been converted to a Team Aura and will also remove fear from your team mates. A short line cooldown has been added to prevent spamming of this nano.
The Bureaucrat PVP AOE Fear "Weekend Volunteer" is now Single Target. The blocker nano have been replaced by a line cooldown.
The MA Single Target PvP Fear "Footsteps of The Master" has gotten its blocker nano replaced by a line cooldown.
The Enforcer Single Target PvP Fear " You are Next" has gotten its blocker nano replaced by a line cooldown.
The MA proc "Disharmony" from the "Disharmony" perk line has been converted from a drain proc to a heal proc.
We have now cleaned up the last items that unintentionally flag players.
The Kyr'Ozch Nano Protection Ring should no longer have zone validation.
Chunk of smoking rock should look less purple.
The Veteran Token now displays the proper criteria.
We removed the of Night Vision effect on Advanced Scent Sensor, as it was considered annoying.
The new subscriber tokenboards now have Zone Validation.
The Refresh Terminal in the PvP area "SBC-Xpm Site Alpha-Romeo 29" is now working properly.
The OFAB NT Helmet should no longer add nanocost instead of subtracting it.
We have removed the unique flag from various items: Empty Ancient Device, Ancient Containers, Finely Refined Notum, Metawater Repellent Spiritech Suit, Hyper-Radiation Protection Skin and Glasses, Lava Protection Boots and Skin Galvanizer, Hold Hell at Bay, De'Valos Protection Ring, Carlos/Allyssas armor, Alien Augmentation Devices, Carioso Menthol Pseudo-Coffee Block, Fink Fragrant Morning Enhanced Coffee Block and Hollow Island Token Boards.
Experience constructs, Shop Buyable XP buffs, PVP xp buffs, and seasonal XP buffs will no longer stack with Bureaucrat XP aura. They will however have a much higher xp multiplier to make up for this change.
The Token Boards should now be fully upgradable to Subscriber Token Boards when you have the right amount of tokens!
Zone Validation has been removed from Hold Hell at Bay.
Turn Spirit Flesh Pouch no longer has broken criteria.
The Scourged Bracer of Jobe should no longer get you stuck inside the Research and Training Biosphere in Jobe Research.
Items with special characters have been re-exported without them and these items should now display properly in the market.
The unpolluted crystal spawned by the "Boon of Ergo" nano programs should actually spawn and no longer be temporary items. We hope this will provide a tranquilizer for the Meta-Physicists that have been slamming their heads against the control tower.
The Fixer evacuation grid nanos can no longer be used when you just zoned in to prevent that you attempt to zone before you are able to. Once you are able to zone, the nano programs can be used normally.
All the Shadowlands Maps are now available for all professions!
The Veteran Nano: Insight into the Shadowlands now includes all maps!
Adventurer nano "Nano Crystal (A Clear Sense of Scheol - Extended (Team)" obtained from "Knowledge of the Yuttos" Quest line in Sheol is now named "Nano Crystal (Pr0n0wnzm3nt 0f H4xx)" and will turn the adventurer in to a shadowleet. It will also increase the adventurer's Concealment skill by 424 points and be sharing the nano line with other concealment buffs.
All long term XP buffs have been sorted in to the same nano line
Bureaucrat and Adventurer XP buffs will now be equally powerful and include xp numbers from both buffs.
The Sauna XP buff will give an xp buff equal to the weakest bureaucrat XP buff.
Veteran Leet transformation is now self only, to prevent people from spamming the morph on other players. The premium version can still be used on other players every 30 seconds.
Raid Buffs have been given a zone validation and can no longer be utilized by players below their intended level range.
All alien daily missions in the unicorn hub (APF) should now allow you to use the agency teleporter.
Various mission nanos have gotten their icons replaced with new modern icons.
The unionist pvp-quests are now much more team friendly, offering the quest item for everyone in the team who has the quest.
Daily Mission: Famous Last Words: you will no longer be able to click on the page you already have picked up, this is to ensure that the pages will not despawn as often - making it easier for you to find a page
OT Tailor is less hungry when a player hands him a piece of rollerrat flesh when they don't have the proper quest.