Patch Notes October 10, 2013

Our first patch for the new expansion. Nothing magician-specific, but a number of bugs fixed, and they fixed the low-DPS issue with the Caster DPS mercenary. (full patch notes follow)

October 10, 2013
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*** Highlights ***

- Corrected an error that prevented some players from receiving raid currency if they were dead when the raid was completed.
- Shadowknight - Rank I abilities are now available from Julaea Zimero in Ethernere-Tainted Plains of Karana.
- Caster mercenaries have regained their lost power.
- Fixed an issue where day and night spawns could get reversed or otherwise confused.
- Fixed several possible zone and server crashes related to Heroic Adventures.
- Fixed a possible zone crash in the barter system.

*** Items ***

- All ranks of Bloodstained Shoulders now share a lore group.
- Fixed a problem with The Bellikos Eye that caused it to incorrectly appear to have charges.

*** Quests & Events ***

- Corrected an error that prevented some players from receiving raid currency if they were dead when the raid was completed.
- They're Everywhere (Heroic Adventure) - The number of required Healing Honey Flasks for step six has been reduced to 10.  Added task text to make it more clear that you need to loot them.
- They're Everywhere (Heroic Adventure) - Spider Matriarchs will now spawn adds much less frequently.
- Ryshon Huntsi in West Karana will again offer the note to Kanbuk if you follow his dialogues.
- Holwin in the Plane of Sky will again offer books if you follow his dialogues.  His trigger phrases are now less restrictive and bracketed.

*** Spells ***

- Shadowknight - Rank I abilities are now available from Julaea Zimero in Ethernere-Tainted Plains of Karana.

*** NPC ***

- Fixed an issue where day and night spawns could get reversed or otherwise confused.
- Dark Elves in Neriak Fourth Gate now have their full complement of Dark Elf Parts.
- Julaea Zimero has quietly and yet fairly located a new source of spells and now sells Shadowknight scrolls.  This is a normal business transaction and no one needs to investigate it any further.
- New Bixie NPCs will no longer continue to play their movement sound after they have stopped moving.

*** AA ***

- Mercenaries - Subtle Strikes and Subtle Magic should now reduce melee and spell hate as described.
- Wizard and Druid - Fixed the hotkey text for Tertiary Recall.
- Shaman - Wind of Malosinete and Union of Spirits no longer share a timer.
- Arcane Destruction and Arcane Whisper no longer have conflicting timers.

*** Achievements ***

- Fixed the errant checkboxes on the Call of the Forsaken Master Scavenger achievement.

*** Mercenaries ***

- Caster mercenaries have regained their lost power.

*** Collections ***

- Fixed a handful of misspelled words in collection item names and descriptions.

*** Miscellaneous ***

- Fixed several possible zone and server crashes related to Heroic Adventures.
- Fixed a possible zone crash in the barter system.
- Fixed an issue that caused the new NPC bracketed text to add incorrect characters to player log files.
- The sounds in the new loading screen should be quieter now and occur less often.

- The EverQuest Team