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June 17, 2024 - EQ Patch 6/19
« on: June 17, 2024, 07:38:40 PM »
All EverQuest Live Servers will be brought offline on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 6:00 AM PT* for an update. Estimated downtime is expected to be 6 hours.

Check this out and more in our EQ Calendar (Be sure to set it to your time zone [in settings on the Calendar] for your times!).

Achievement Changes:
DBStr Changes:
EQStr Changes:
Faction Changes:
Spell Changes:

Update Notes:
June 19, 2024
*** Highlights ***
- The server select screen has been updated to include additional information about each server. All servers now display the ruleset, current expansion, population level, True Box status, membership requirements, and a description.
- Enabled free transfers off Thornblade and updated it to Free-to-Play.
- The Ring of Scale expansion items are available in the Marketplace for a limited time on Agnarr and other servers that have unlocked Ring of Scale.

*** Items ***
- Fixed a few typos in messages associated with the Lost and Found rings.
- The spell name attached to Summoned: Modulation Shard VIII has been fixed.
- Emerald of Abjuration, Tourmaline of Alteration, Citrine of Conjuration, Peridot of Divination, and Topaz of Evocation are no longer in a Lore Equip group, and are instead Lore.
- Lowered the level requirement to cast the Transfrogify spell on Transfrogifying Hoops.
- Ankexfen Regalia quest items are now Lore.
- Portho's Spore Pendant, Mycelium Amulet, and Fungal Chain now have Tribute values.
- Fixed an issue with the Traveler's Tapestry incorrectly saying that it was for North Qeynos.

*** Quests & Events ***
- Adjusted the spawn rate on some older quests where the items would rarely drop.
- - Springy Young Branches will be easier to collect in the Hills of Shade.
- - Odd Looking Beetles should spawn more in Foundation.
- Tayla Ironforge only needs rescuing once. Her father, Brohan Ironforge, will only reward you once.
- Spymaster Gephes will be able to spawn as Fabled during the next Fabled event.
- Fixed an issue with "Trust is Earned, Outsider" in Timorous Falls not updating correctly when speaking with the paladins.
- Fixed a typo in Arias dialogue when starting the tutorial.
- Fixed the Korascian Warrens quests "Unusual Properties" and "Primal Terrors" steps to better clarify each step.
- Tides of Time, Year of Darkpaw - Oasis of Sand - The NPCs should no longer attack players during zone-in. They should wait until players take their first step into the room.

*** Spells ***
- Speed Focus will no longer be overwritten by a refresh of Fists of Fury.
- Fixed an issue where spells cast by clicking an item failed to complete.
- Increased the maximum number of blocked buffs and blocked pet buffs to 60.

*** AA ***
- Shadowknight - Updated the Class AA, Mortal Coil, all ranks, to show the raw value applied to base AC by the triggered spell in addition to the effective AC value.
- All Classes - Updated the General AA, Mystical Attuning, with 7 new ranks available from levels 105 to 120, that add an additional mystical effect slot per rank.
- Cleric/Druid/Enchanter/Magician/Wizard - Updated the Archetype AA, Improved Twincast, all ranks, to count down in safe zones and guild halls.
- Necromancer - Updated the Class AA, Heretics Twincast, all ranks, to count down in safe zones and guild halls.
- Paladin - Updated the Class AA, Blessing of the Faithful, all ranks, to show the base value applied to AC by the triggered spell in addition to the effective AC value.
- All Classes - Updated the General AA, Armor of Wisdom, all ranks, to show the base value applied to AC in addition to the effective AC value.

*** NPCs ***
- Shroudkeepers have returned to the Plane of Knowledge.

*** Progression Servers ***
- Removed the expansion and progression server restrictions on out of combat regen.
- Enabled free transfers off Thornblade and updated it to Free-to-Play.

*** Miscellaneous ***
- Backstab angles of attack have been restored to their previous arcs.
- Fixed rendering artifacts caused by TextureQuality settings of 2 (Medium) or 3 (Low) in eqclient.ini.
- The Terror of Luclin expansion is now free-to-play on Test and Live servers.
- Corrected an issue that caused same-level groupmates to receive different amounts of AA experience when killing NPCs in zones that they are considered too high level for.
- Corrected an issue with the final name reservation block displaying incorrect information for the next name reservation block.
- Corrected an issue that caused some teleport spells that landed on players while they weren't in control of themselves (such as from a fear spell) to move them to 0, 0, 0.
- Fixed some Rain of Fear Collection achievement components where the names did not match required item names.
- Corrected an issue where a name change could time out if the desired name was taken.
- Fixed various instances of the word "Crystallized" being spelled incorrectly.

*** UI ***
- The display option to overlap the Windows taskbar once again works while in normal windowed mode.
- Updated how owned expansions display on the server select screen.
- Added the current expansion to the server select screen.
- Server status updates at server select should happen more quickly than before.
- Added a server's True Box setting to the server select screen.
- Now showing server status as Low, Med, or High based on player population instead of just "UP".
- The game's desktop window can once again be moved partially offscreen and keep its position, in unmaximized windowed mode.

- Changed -

*** Previously Updated ***
- Laurion's Inn collectibles will not be available on the Collection Item Dispenser until the next expansion unlocks.
- Tides of Time, Year of Darkpaw - Oasis of Sky - The spiroc novices will no longer respawn, preventing a level 100 novice from spawning.
- Fixed a crash while in the server selection window.
- Fixed a crash while using the character selection window.
- Made adjustments to allow more players online simultaneously.
- The Year of Darkpaw key quests now reward coin via the Achievement reward instead of the quest completion.

- The EverQuest Team
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