Patch Notes for Magic Legends features an overview of all the patches released by the developer Cryptic Studios. The following patches are free and are released via online PlayStation Network, Xbox Live or Steam, these patches focus on game balance, performance and localization issues.

 

Magic Legends Patch Notes

 

 

MAY 20,2021 - UPDATE NOTES

GENERAL

PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATIONS

  • Framerate and general performance should be noticeably improved for low and mid-tier hardware, with those improvements providing additional performance gains for high and ultra-level hardware. 
  • Graphics settings will be re-detected and reset per your hardware as a result of numerous optimizations.
  • Low and Medium graphics settings now use more customized foliage settings for improved performance.
  • Certain boss-arena cameras have been adjusted to have a lower impact on performance.

NEW USER EXPERIENCE

  • New players will obtain their starting 12 spells twice as fast as the previous iteration, allowing for earlier deck building experiences. 
  • Tazeem Overworld quests have been reorganized as part of the New User Experience reorganization. 
  • The first realm visit will now occur half way through the Tazeem experience, followed by unlocking the Sanctum and the ability to explore the entire game. 

TUTORIAL REVISIONS

  • Tutorial is slightly faster, and, the cutscenes have been improved and shortened. 

QUICK PLAY ADDED

  • You can now Quick Queue and choose a story, ordeal, and difficulty mode to place then be randomly queued with other Planeswalkers. 
  • You can find this under "Guide" to the left "Quickplay". 
  • Daily Rewards will be granted for using this feature in addition to the standard difficulty mode based mission rewards. 

SUMMONER'S DRAW EVENT MECHANICS ARE HERE TO STAY

  • You will no longer redraw a creature once summoned until it dies on the battlefield

BATTLEPASS:

  • New Tutorialization has been added for the battlepass 
  • Multiple new awards added to the battlepass Free Track: 
  • If you already have these levels unlocked - you will be auto granted these awards.
  • Level 2 
    • Spell Unlocks:  
      • Parasitic Infection 
      • Brood Widow 
      • Spell Page Pack 
  • Level 3 
    • Spell Unlocks: 
      • Glorious Anthem 
      • Lorekeeper Sphinx 
      • Benalish Arch Spell Infusion 
  • Level 4: 
    • Pyromancer Class 
    • 3 Pyromancer Starter Deck Spells: 
      • Goblin Rush
      • Shock 
      • Bathe in Dragonfire 
    • Gold Chest 
  • Level 5 
    • Spell Unlocks: 
      • Thought Cadence 
      • Virulent Ooze
      • Unrefined Aether chest 
  • Level 6 
    • Spell Unlocks: 
      • Veteran Bodyguard 
      • Ghoulish Infector 
      • Lightpiercer Angel - Penumbral skin 
  • Level 7 
    • Spell Page Pack 
    • Icicle Spell Infusion  
  • Level 8 
    • Draconic Flux Legendary Artifact 
    • Pyromancer Costume 
  • You can now buy battlepass levels via the battlepass menu

KEYBOARD - BASED MOVEMENT (WASD) TARGETING CHANGED

  • The Primary Ability command will now target in direction of the mouse cursor.

NON-COMBAT CHARACTER VIEW ZOOM-IN KEYBIND ADDED (Z)

  • Bound to Z on keyboard and R3 on gamepad.
  • Set Creature Target moved from R3 to d-pad left and right on gamepad.

NEW EVENT: LATENT SHADOWS - MAY 20 - JUNE 10, 2021

  • Collect 14 Stolen Artifacts and return to your Realm to finish the Core project to get the new spell.
  • This can be accessed either via the Sanctum, or Guide.

CURSOR VISIBILITY INCREASED

  • New cursors added for certain menus, size and color adjusted.

SOUND FX IMPROVEMENTS

  • Missing Sound FX and VO have been added in many cases.
  • General improvements across Sound FX and VO gamewide.

CODEX OF KNOWLEDGE OBJECT ADDED

  • Contains general tutorial, world, and game information.
  • Can be found in the various regional social hubs, your Realm, and the Sanctum.

LOCALIZATION

  • Several areas improved
CONTENT

GENERAL:

  • NEW! Act IV: Chasing Answers: Help Ral Zarek uncover the truth behind the mysterious Planeswalker's actions. 
  • Resolved an issue where The Sanctum would remain as a personal objective.
  • Tightened Navmesh & Collision functionality throughout the game. 
  • General voice over & sound sfx adjustments and fixes throughout the game. 
  • Adjusted timing of dialogue callouts to align with audio. 
  • New end of mission reward flow: After opening the reward chest at the end of Story and Ordeal missions, players can close the reward screen to pick up any remaining loot interacting with the chest again will cause players to exit the instance. 
  • Multiplayer matches allow individual planeswalkers to pick up their loot as well. 

BENALIA:

  • Benalia Overworld
  • Minor Skirmish - Shade Reanimation
  • Resolved an issue that prevent the 10 Drifting Shades from respawning in this skirmish if the skirmish had been previously played.
  • Resolved an issue where High Cleric Alya was flagged as an enemy.

GAVONY:

  • Gavony Missions and Ordeals now properly show creature vulnerabilities.
  • Updated grass models in Gavony to high detail so they only draw on High and Ultra settings.
  • Gavony Story 1
    • Curse of Crussebourg: Removed controller rumble.
  • Gavony Ordeal 1
    • Adjusted the score bands for gold, silver, and bronze.
  • Gavony Ordeal 2 - Geralf's Charge
    • Resolved an issue where Subject 627 contact was broken.
    • Resolved an issue where Lorla voice over would be cut off.
    • Reduced the frequency of the battery under attack callout dialogue.
  • Gavony Story 2: Sibling Rivalry
    • Resolved an issue where the gate would sometimes be open.
    • Added a new gate and gate collisions.
  • Gavony Story 3 - Self Preservation
    • Resolved an issue causing Nani Oula's forms to reset at max health and not despawn upon the player’s defeat
    • Resized Nani Oula to improve visibility
    • Nani Oula has had a balance pass
    • Damage from Nani Oula's tornadoes reduced somewhat.
    • Damage from Nani Oula's spreading roots attack reduced.

SHIV:

  • Added hoods to Deniz soldiers
  • Increased the damage of the shiv lava hazard.
  • Shiv Overworld: Resolved an issue where Goblin Warchief's were not spawning properly.

TAZEEM:

  • Minor Skirmish: Briarthorn Execution: Resolved an issue where Briarthorn Scouts did not respawn.
  • Major Skirmish: Baloth Bait
  • VFX surrounding dens have been updated.
  • During the Tazeem Overworld interstitial mission - History Repeating the Interact Objective has been adjusted to allow easier interacting.
  • Academy Grounds Tolarian Researcher Deed moved to a better location.
  • Tazeem Story 1:
    • Resolved an issue where Nissa followed the player in the tutorial version of Wild Growth.
    • Merfolk Hornblower now despawns when the instance is completed.

TOLARIA:

  • Resolved an issue with lighting in caves.
  • Tolaria Overworld:
    • Adjusted the water in the background to not repeat as rapidly.
    • Adjusted several areas in the overworld where tiles were unaligned.
  • Minor Skirmish: Merfolk Captors: Empowered Aqueous Sphinx should now properly spawn in the skirmish.
  • For Knowledge Skirmish: Resolved an issue where Planeswalkers who killed the Juggernaut objective too fast would break the Skirmish causing it to be incomplete and fail.
  • Tolaria Ordeal: Thermo
    • Adjusted the end scoring rewards tier rank
  • Tolaria Ordeal 2: Meltdown
    • Resolved an issue where there was no increase in enemies while in multiplayer for this ordeal.

PVP:

  • Resolved an issue where PVP was falsely claiming you'd get Aether at the end. 
  • Added a new reward - gold for win / loss.
SYSTEMS

GENERAL:

  • Resolved an issue that disabled Traits while Mana Surge was active.
  • Resolved an issue where hazards were not scaling properly with difficulty
  • Mana Color Spell packs no longer can be opened if you don't own any spells of that mana color
  • Colorless Mana spells no longer can be obtained from mana colored spell packs
  • Increased currency earned events (double mana, double fragments, etc) no longer apply to the battlepass daily and weekly missions objective as well as currency chests in some cases
  • Expert now grants up to 1 World Enchantment daily, rather than up to 7 weekly You can obtain your Expert World Enchantment on Master
  • Master now grants up to 3 World Enchantmenrs daily, rather than up to 7 weekly
  • Slightly increased Loadout Score scaling rates for certain shield and heal class abilities
  • Chromatic Mana and Eternal Echoes no longer incorrectly count towards their earn cap, if you can't hold any more of the currency.

AFFIXES:

  • Hypnotic: Shrunk the area of effect for Hypnotic creatures

ARTIFACTS:

  • New Icon Art of the following:
    • Whip of Erebos
    • Implement of Combustion
    • Thornbite altar
    • Benalish Heirloom
    • Hallowed Sanctuary
  • Resolved an issue where multiple Legendary Artifacts did not have the correct icons
  • Orb of Shiv: Removed camera shakE

CLASSES:

  • Removed target caps on Geomancer, Necromancer and Mind Mage spark power primaries.
  • NEW! Pyromancer:
    • +600 Sorcery Damage Potency
    • +150 Creature Damage Potency
  • Pyromancer Skills:
    • Fireblast - Shoot exploding fireballs in front of you with your twin wands.
    • Incinerate - Deals damage and applies a damage over time effects to foes at target location.
    • Alacrity Ablaze - Dash forward, dealing damage and applying damage over time to enemies in your path.
  • Obtaining the Pyromancer:
    • Free in the battlepass at level 4.
    • Free in the Store (featured/classes & packs tab) for 4 days 5/20-5/24.

BEASTCALLER:

  • Adjusted the animations on the Beastcaller slightly.

DIMIR ASSASSIIN:

  • Adjusted the Mana Surge color to match blue-black better.

GEOMANCER:

  • Adjusted the animations on the Geomancer slightly.

NECROMANCER:

  • Grim Siphon: The necromancer primary ability tooltip has been updated to reflect the amount of healing it actually provided. No functionality on this power has been changed.

REALM:

  • The Realm project for Burgeoning Seed now correctly refers to Burgeoning Seed rather than Sylvok Armlet.
  • Class unlock projects now show all the spell icons in the list instead of showing them via text.
  • Events that increase the amount of currency earned no longer apply to Realm projects.
  • Spell and Relic Projects are no longer modified by events.
  • Realm Repeatable Projects have been changed. Rather than being restricted by timers, the repeatable projects can be completed a set number of times per day, stacking up to three days’ worth. For example, if a player logs in on Monday, does the repeatable project for the Mana Vault, then logs off until Friday, they can do the project three times on that Friday.
  • Relic Fragment projects in the Realm now show that the reward is random. 
  • World Enchantment projects in the Realm now show a reward icon.
  • Realm Structure and Land Projects have had their Planar Mana and Chromatic Mana costs substantially reduced.
  • Planar Mana earned from claiming Regional Reputation rewards no longer counts towards the Planar Mana Weekly Caps.
  • Players can now receive up to 3 free World Enchantments from the Prophetic Quill daily.

SPELLS:

BLACK SPELLS:

  • Grim Revival: Grim Revival now properly states the skeletons last for 30 seconds.
  • Shadow Barrage: Shadow Barrage now properly shows a 10 second base duration.
  • Wailing Souls: Adjusted this spell's timing slightly so that it now has a cast time, but a shorter root time. The end result is a very slight overall animation time increase.

BLUE SPELLS:

  • Evolvozoa: Evolvozoa now unlocks at Rank 1, rather than 3
  • Magnetic Pulse: Magnetic Pulse no longer knocks enemies back instead of pulling them in.
  • Tolarian Winds: Reduced the cast time.

RED SPELLS:

  • Unstable Beam: This spell is now correctly flagged as a red sorcery, instead of a white one. This was causing incorrect interactions with World Enchantments and enemy color Vulnerabilities. Additionally, increased base damage by 25%.
  • Elemental Shatter: Reduced the cast time.
  • Pyroclasm: Reduced the cast time.

WHITE SPELLS:

WORLD BOSSES:

  • Resolved an issue where world bosses would sometimes instantly reset right after being killed - allowing double kills.
UI

GENERAL:

  • Reworked the Party Invite window/pop-up.
  • Added additional boundaries when ignoring a Planeswalker.
  • Battlepass has been moved out of the "Store" tab and up to its own tab at the top for easier access.
  • Reworked the Social Menu:
    • Added Nearby
    • Added Recent
    • Resolved an issue where the friendlist would sometimes cause overlapping if you had too many friends.
  • Reworked the entire chat system:
  • Added tabs (All, Global, Party, System, Private)
    • To unlock global chat you must be Planeswalker level 5
    • Global Chat is across the game
    • To unlock Whisper you must be Planeswalker level 5
    • Chat is now easier to use on a controller
  • Adjusted the "Guide" tab interface
    • Now quickplay, zones, and events will be located on the left menu
  • Realm:
    • Added daily currencies to the top bar for easier viewing
STORE

BATTLEPASS:

  • New Tutorialization has been added for the battlepass 
  • Multiple new awards added to the battlepass Free Track: 
  • You can now buy battlepass levels via the battlepass menu 

BOOSTERPACK:

  • The Booster Pack Grand Prize has been changed to Mythic Spells Pack.
  • You have a chance at unlocking 1 of 10 spells (5 mythic, 5 rare)
  • The Booster Pack name has changed to "Legends Booster Pack" to better reflect the change.

CLASSES AND PACKS:

  • The Pyromancer can be freely claimed from the store between 5-20-2021 to 5-24-2021.
  • Anyone who misses this can earn the Pyromancer through the battlepass free track.
  • Pyromancer will be on the free track at level 4.
CLIENT:

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS:

  • Framerate and general performance should be noticeably improved for low and mid-tier hardware, with those improvements providing additional performance gains for high and ultra-level hardware. 
  • Graphics settings will be re-detected and reset per your hardware as a result of numerous optimizations.
  • Low and Medium graphics settings now use more customized foliage settings for improved performance.
  • Certain boss-arena cameras have been adjusted to have a lower impact on performance.
SERVER
  • General fixes for long term server stability.

 

 

APRIL 29, 2021 - UPDATE NOTES

GENERAL:

  • Upon logging in you'll be granted a deck & loadout slot per class unlocked
    • This will remain true for all class unlocks moving forward

CONTENT:

  • General:
    • Resolved an issue where Planeswalkers were taken back to Gavony World Intro map after activating then using Nani Oula's Hut respawn point for the first time
  • Gavony:
    • Gavony Story 1: Curse of Crussebourg
      • Removed the controller rumble when opening gates

SYSTEMS:

  • General:
    • Rotating Shields has been dramatically simplified
      • Creatures no longer pass shields to other creatures
      • Every 10s, each enemy has a 20% chance to gain a shield for 5s
    • Unearthly Durability enemy glow has been removed
    • Removed collision from Parasitic Legendary modifier hazard
    • Resolved an issue where the following map or enemy modifiers would either not fire at all, or would fail to do damage:
      • Overgrowth
      • Betraying Ground
      • Enraged
      • Parasitic
  • Classes:
    • Sanctifier abilities now properly scale with loadout score

CLIENT:

  • Resolved an issue where Planeswalkers would crash when traveling to Shiv.

STORE:

  • Resolved an issue where infusions could not be rebought
  • Resolved an issue where the Planeswalker Bundle could not be properly purchased if you already had a class pack
  • Resolved an issue where the class packs would remain in the store, even after being purchased

 

 

April 22, 2021 - UPDATE NOTES

CONTENT:

  • Event:
    • Mana Rig Mayhem:
      • Resolved an issue where creatures were able to get stuck in the middle of the map
  • Benalia
    • General:
      • Resolved an issue where grass was missing textures in some places
  • Tolaria
    • Tolaria Ordeal 2: Meltdown:
      • Resolved an issue where Planeswalkers who disconnected and reconnected were unable to complete the Ordeal

SYSTEMS:

  • General:
    • Resolved and issue were Vindictive was scaling incorrectly.
    • Vindictive, much like region enchantment reflect were both double scaling
  • Artifact:
    • Writ of Avacyn:
      • Resolved an issue where Writ of Avacyn could keep Planeswalkers in combat.
  • Battlepass:
    • Resolved an issue with the Region Reputation dailies for Defeating enemies with a specific color sorcery in a specific region.
      • Some Sorceries were not counting towards it.
  • Region Reputation:
    • Resolved an issue where claiming multiples of reputation rank would not properly give out rank per level
  • Spells:
    • General:
      • Resolved an issue where some spells were displaying or acting incorrectly
    • Black:
      • Cabal Knight
        • Resolved an issue where Cabal Knight was spawning in with 0 health

UI:

  • Library:
    • Resolved an issue where if you had 2 filters active you were unable edit your deck.
  • Tailor:
    • Added a character limit to costume names
    • This should resolve an issue with characters who crashed due to this
  • Inventory:
    • Resolved an issue where certain artifacts, spells, and items from the Empyrean store could be purchased, but not claimed

SERVER & CLIENT:

  • Resolved some crashes for both client & server

April 16 Hotfix Notes

GENERAL:

  • Upon logging in Planeswalkers will be granted 2,725 battlepass XP
    • Daily Region Rep progression in Benalia was blocked temporarily.
    • We have compensated everyone with battlepass XP

CONTENT:

  • Resolved the issue where Act IV was displaying for Benalia
    • This should also resolve the daily Region Rep issue

SYSTEMS:

  • General:
    • Resolved an issue where ground based hazards continually refreshed duration and never properly despawned
      • This should resolve some client crashes were seeing
  • Spells:
    • Spell Storm:
      • Fixed the debug text that appeared on the spell

SERVER:

  • Fixed an issue where AI pathing in certain maps were causing an issue with the server

 

April 15, 2021 Update Notes

GENERAL:

  • Resolved the issue where Spell Packs of a specific color could be used even if you did not have that color
  • Resolved the missing health floaters
  • Creature's and enemies are now more responsive in engagements
  • Planeswalker collision removed
    • This should resolve the issue where other Planeswalkers could block your path
  • General dialogue and voice over improvements throughout the game
  • Pathing improvements
    • Navmesh improvements throughout the game
    • Collision improvements throughout the game
  • Resolved an issue where Spell Pages were being referred to as Spell Shards in some areas
  • Low quality graphics settings disable shadows
  • Initial graphics quality setting for new Planeswalkers determined by automated test of GPU.
  • Resolved an issue with Reflect
    • Reflect region enchantment was scaling incorrect causing it to deal an insane amount of damage
  • Adjusted the reliquary ping sound
  • Improved server stability when controlling large numbers of creatures
  • Currency Multipliers now are correctly counted towards currency caps.
  • The first class unlock on the realm is now free
    • If you've already unlocked a class, your next one will be free

CONTENT:

  • Tutorial:
    • General improvements to the initial cutscene
    • Removed the Reward Screen displaying at the end of the tutorial
  • Event
    • Mana Rig Mayhem:
      • Resolved an issue that was causing decrease server performance
      • Resolved an issue where the reset for the daily would be at random times
  • Realm:
    • Added class decks to class unlocks
      • Unlocking an additional class will now come with its deck.
        • Anyone who has unlocked additional classes already either through the realm, or store will automatically be granted their respective starter deck.
    • General polish for the lands in your Realm
    • General visual effects adjustments to your Realm.
    • Library general tooltip fix ups
    • Resolved the issue with being stuck in combat while in the realm due to the training dummies
    • The Mana Vault now requires the Workshop first
    • The lands art has been updated
    • Resolved an issue where repeatable projects had a misleading "collect" button
  • Sanctum:
    • Resolved some misspellings on different interacts throughout the sanctum
  • Benalia:
    • Benalia World intro:
      • Resolved an issue where Danitha's head in their mini contact box was invisible
    • Benalia Overworld:
      • Benalia respawn points names have been adjusted to better match the neighborhood name
      • Resolved the landslide blocking a portion of the road
    • Benalia Ordeal 2: Purge the Darkness
      • Resolved the gold waypoint objective marker vanishing
    • Benalia Story 2: The Battle of Korlich Pass
      • Resolved an issue where some of the land would have no textures
  • Gavony:
    • Gavony Overworld:
      • Adjusted Skirmish ranks to display properly
      • Resolved an issue where Planeswalkers were unlocking the wrong fast travel points
      • Resolved Nani Oila's Hut respawn
      • Skirmishes:
        • Wrath of Volomir:
          • Resolved an issue where "Challenge the Werewolf that Killed Volomir in Moorland" would spawn an allied empowered enemy.
        • Corpse Cart Calamity:
          • Resolved an issue where the fire was missing
      • Gavony Story 1: Curse of Crussbourg
        • General UI improvements to the objective for a more clear understanding on the objective
        • Resolved an issue where the waypoint to enter the boss arena would point to the start of story.
        • Resolved an issue where certain enemies would spawn in unreachable areas
      • Gavony Story 3: Self-Preservation
        • Resolved an issue where Self-Preservation would have different naming conventions in the guide and on the map.
        • Nani Oula:
          • Resolved an issue where Nani Oula was missing her portrait
  • Tazeem:
    • General:
      • Resolved an issue where waypoints would disappear after disconnecting
    • Tazeem Overworld:
      • Resolved an issue where Planeswalkers could get stuck in a certain spot
      • Added wind to the Merfolk tents
    • Tazeem Story 1: Wild Energies
      • Decreased the boss event shield
    • Tazeem Story 2: Divisive Rumblings
      • Decreased the time it takes for Noyan Dar to lower his shield
      • Resolved an issue where certain trees could potentially block the camera
    • Tazeem Ordeal 2: Surface Tensions
      • Resolved an issue where Planeswalkers were unable to complete the Ordeal if they did not defeat any Lullmages at Camp Clearings.
  • Tolaria:
    • Tolaria World Intro:
      • Environment improvements
      • Resolved an issue where two stage targeting indicator would not be visible
      • Removed the player "pog" visual during the intro cutscene
    • Tolaria Overworld:
      • Resolved an issue where enemies would sometimes stop spawning
      • Resolved an issue where the the Tolaria Overworld Tailor was not interactable
      • Resolved an issue where two stage targeting indicator would not be visible
      • Resolved multiple areas where fading didn't happen depending on the camera angle
      • Resolved an issue where upon death you'd spawn in a reliquary or the banished place
      • Resolved an issue where the ocean would sometimes have an off color
      • Skirmishes:
        • General:
          • Resolved an issue where special skirmishes would not function properly once completed the first time
          • Resolved an issue where the Academy Instruments border visual would still appear, even after the skirmish is completed
        • Invasive Experiment Major Skirmish:
          • General environment improvements
        • Campus Tour:
          • Resolved an issue where the skirmish could not be completed due to an unreachable opponent.
    • Tolaria Story 1: The Forbidden Vault
      • The breach in the wall now has fire to indicate the Planeswalker cannot progress yet
      • Barrier collision has been reworked to better match the effects
      • General collision pass throughout the environment
      • Resolved an issue where Valda interrupts Khalia's contact
      • Adjusted the camarid eggs to not be floating
      • Added missing Mist FX
    • Tolaria Ordeal 1: Dreadnaught Defense
      • Dreadnaught defense balance pass
      • Resolved an issue where Tolaria: Dreadnought Defense would have different naming conventions on the map, and in the guide
      • Resolved an issue where contacts where playing repeatedly for each Planeswalker
      • Adjusted the AI Director spawns
    • Tolaria Story 2: Social Artifice
      • Resolved an issue where completing this story the first time would grant the incorrect spell
      • Adjusted the boss Hedron height
      • Adjusted the Hedron beams to be the correct height
      • Adjusted the Hedrom beams fx
      • Adjusted the amount of enemies that spawn when a pylon is deactivated
    • Tolaria Story 3: Like Minds
      • Metal hedrons deaths inconsistency has been improved
      • Khalila:
        • Khalila is now invulnerable to the surrounding fire
        • Resolved an issue where the boss would sometimes reset
        • Resolved an issue where the boss would sometimes not aggro
  • Shiv:
    • Shiv Overworld:
      • Resolved an issue where dying in Shiv Overworld could potentially bring you to a place with no spawn points
    • Shiv World Intro:
      • The intro cutscene to Shiv has been adjusted and polished
    • Shiv Story 2: Dragon in Chains
      • Resolved an issue where Darigaaz wouldn't properly jump out of the hole at the end of the mission
    • Shiv Ordeal 2: Hunt for Vengeance
      • Resolved an issue where there were long stretches with no spawns
    • Shiv Story 3: Mana Rig
      • Resolved an issue where Gavon Deniz teleport would not sync up properly with his actions

SYSTEMS:

  • General:
    • Resolved archer summons holding their weapons incorrectly
      • Benalish Archer, Angel Archer , Fallen Skeleton Archers, Elf Archers
    • General improvement to the physics on enemy weapons
    • The camera when you enter boss arenas has been adjusted
    • Mana Whisp information bar now only shows the color they represent
    • Master Difficulty now rewards a consistent number of Eternal Echoes and Chromatic Mana
  • Modifiers:
    • Resolved an issue with Hypnotic Modifier - the stun timer will match the visual
  • Artifacts:
    • Benalish Heirloom:
      • Resolved an issue where this artifact was granting swiftness at the same time as the added spawn instead of after
    • Bloodsoaked Altar:
      • Starting Life Loss increased from 15% to 20%
      • Demon Token duration decreased from 60 seconds to 20 seconds
        • Developer Note: This allows people to get a good burst of demons, but they have to work harder/create a build to keep them
    • Gilded Lotus:
      • Corrected the chance of the Petal dropping. It will now only drop from Champions+
    • Whip of Erebos:
      • General visual improvements when creatures are being revived
      • Resolved an issue where creatures were not invulnerable and could be attacked before being on their feet again to attack.
        • Often this would cause them to die before they were battle ready
  • Classes:
    • Beastcaller:
      • Resolved an issue with the Beastcaller Trait Primal Rage, where the effect was triggering for each target hit by a Sorcery rather than each cast of a Sorcery. Additionally, the description has been updatedl to use the keyword "Retaliate", this is only a text update as it was already using "Retaliate" mechanically.
    • Dimir Assassin:
      • General:
        • Mana Surge now has a visual
    • Necromancer:
      • Spark Power:
        • Resolved an issue where the utility would display debug text
        • Resolved an issue with the Necromancer class unlock, Aether Absorption, where it was applying healing per target hit by a Sorcery spell rather than per cast of a Sorcery spell.
  • Spells:
    • General:
      • Updated the art for certain spells
  • Resolved an issue where the follow spells were not being treated as Hazards:
  • Green Spells:
    • Greenwarden:
      • Adjusted the Greenwarden to no longer stun bosses
  • Red Spells:
    • Earth Spike:
      • Resolved an issue where Earth Spike did not respect terrain height
      • Improved visual of Earth Spike
    • Magma Burst:
      • Resolved an issue where Magma Burst did not respect terrain height
      • Improved visual of Magma Burst
    • Seismic Grasp:
      • Resolved an issue where Seismic Grasp did not respect terrain height
    • Earth Elemental:
      • Resolved an issue where they would sometimes use the incorrect animations
    • Slag Strike:
      • Spell progression visuals added
  • White Spells:
  • Black & Blue Spells:
  • Blue Spells:
    • Glint:
      • Resolved a bug where Glint was drawing 8 spells. It will now only draw 1.
    • Telestrike:
      • Telestrike will now only land where you can path to
    • Spell Storm:
      • Resolved an issue where Spell Storm would result in infinite mana. As a result the spell had to be reworked and the effect changed
      • Rework: "For X seconds, Sorceries you cast cost 25% less mana for each spell missing from your hand."
  • Black Spells:
    • Desecrate:
      • Resolved an issue where Desecrates sound would continually play until you'd teleport out of the map
      • Resolved an issue where the extra initial damage from sacrificing a create was applying exponentially based on number of targets hit by the hazard
    • Voracious Thrull:
      • Volatile Voracious Thrull no longer stand up after they die
    • Grim Revival:
      • Resolved an issue where the visual for resurrected creatures would not display
  • Enemies:
    • Cabal Cleric:
      • Resolved an issue where the Cabal Cleric was missing their weapons
    • Necromancer:
      • Resolved an issue where the Necromancer was missing their weapons.
  • Gear:
    • Amulet of Flourishing Darkness
      • Resolved an issue where the ring icon would overlap the text
    • Adjudicator's Greaves
      • The custom Adaptive Mod for the Equipment piece "Adjudicator's Greaves" has been rebalanced such that the max trigger chance is now 25% from 100% due to the prevalance of healing sources and the inclusion of teammates as targets. Additionally, an issue was addressed with the mod that could sometimes cause server instability.

UI:

  • General:
    • Planeswalkers can now view their health value by hovering over their health bar.
    • Resolved an issue where when you'd click toward the left side while in the party you'd select the party member and bring up the
    • Planeswalker menu
    • Small Spell Page Packs now properly show they have 360 spell pages, not 720.
    • Resolved an issue where the Spark Power activation on UI would say "NOT BOUND"
    • Resolved an issue in party/friends menu where once they swap classes the icon would not update properly
    • Resolved the filtering buttons in the library tab to no longer lose their icon if you click through them rapidly
    • Resolved an issue where the battlepass level up numbers indicator would be different sizes
    • Resolved an issue where tooltip numeric were incorrect on the join match screen
    • Resolved an issue where waypoints could vanish randomly
    • Resolved an issue where the spell pages would display incorrect upgrade progress
    • Loading screens general improvements
    • Removed the "Back" button tooltips
    • Resolved an issue where the overlay map would display lines
    • Spell Page Packs should now display the correct number of common pages it grants
    • Resolved an issue where loadout score buff would display decimals
    • Resolved an issue where the map would display multiple points for the same Planeswalker
    • Resolved an issue where completing an ordeal with 0 score would display the incorrect rewards screen.
    • Resolved an issue where mana towers and major skirmishes were using the minor skirmish icon on the map overlay
    • Resolved an issue where creature icons on the overlay map were large white dots
    • Resolved an issue where certain creature icons did not have any icon, or displayed default
      • One noticeable one was the Aether fox
    • Updated the Social Panel((Esc) menu) to allow better access to the following:
      • Options
      • Map
      • Guide
      • Loadout
      • Library
      • Store
      • Wallet
      • Buy Zen
      • Help
      • Main Menu
  • Broker:
    • The broker now sorts the spell page similarly to the library
    • World Enchantment sliders now account for tiers
    • Trade tokens tooltip now describe which transactions use them
    • Correct amount of Trade Tokens consumed will show for each transaction
    • Trade Tokens are now required for Packs and Unlocks tab
  • Chat:
    • Adjusted Party chat to now be properly aligned in the brackets
  • Controller:
    • Resolved an issue where you couldn't fast travel to a waypoint if a Planeswalker was on it
    • Resolved an issue where Loadout and Deck Slots purchasable item preview would cause the controller buttons to not be centered around the item
    • Resolved an issue where controller buttons were not centered for the battlepass
    • Resolved an issue where controller buttons were not centered when previewing Boost & Services items
    • Resolved an issue where those on controllers could not access party options from the options menu
    • Resolved an issue where salvaging a World Enchantment would cause the controller to lose the ability to scroll
  • Library:
    • Creating a new deck sets that deck as active
  • Glossary:
    • Added a glossary button in the loadout class tab
      • This should give clarity on most buffs and debuffs in the game
  • Infusions:
  • Party:
    • Leave Party button is no longer displayed while in a match
  • Reporting:
    • Reporting now gives you feedback that they're now ignored
  • Wallet:
    • Relic Fragments should now appear in the wallet
  • Tailor:
    • Pressing the Zen button on the tailor should now bring up the Zen purchase menu
    • Removed debug text on certain outfits
    • Resolved missing items from the Tailor
  • Empyrean Store:
    • Resolved an issue where interrogate was listed twice

STORE:

  • Battlepass:
    • Resolved an issue where killing a single enemy for the weekly objective for "Defeat enemies with sorceries of the color they are vulnerable to" was counting twice
    • The count tracker for “Defeat enemies with sorceries of the color they are vulnerable to” weekly objective should now track group kills with the correct effect
    • The count tracker for “Defeat enemies with damage over time effects and hazards” weekly objective should now track group kills with the correct effect
    • Resolved an issue where "Cast a spell of a specific color" was counting twice
    • Unlocking a creature skin from the battlepass now requires no reload/map change.
  • Resolved an issue where the Shivan Dragon "On Summon" effect was not counting towards the Battlepass Weekly "Defeat or damage enemies using "On Summon" creature abilities.
  • Boosterpack:
    • General UI improvements to the reward tier information
  • Classes and Packs:
    • All classes purchased will now come with their deck
      • Anyone who has unlocked additional classes already either through the realm, or store will automatically be granted their respective starter deck.

KNOWN ISSUES:

  • Vindictive is still scaling incorrect making it deal insane amount of damage at higher difficulties
  • Spark Power Bar can sometimes give incorrect information immediately after usage
    • It does resolve itself after a certain time
  • Dimir Assassins cooldowns are currently not displaying for the Spark Power
  • Icicle does not hit some targets
  • Some skirmishes do not have music
  • World Enchantments do not list their effect rewards in tooltips or mission modifiers
  • Overworld difficulty map is currently missing its Region Enchantment information
  • Minicontacts can sometimes drop frames

 

March 29, 2021 Update Notes

CLIENT:

  • Client stability improvements.

SERVER:

  • Server stability improvements.

 

March 26, 2021 Update Notes

CLIENT:

  • Client stability improvements.

CHAT:

  • Zone chat is now only shared with those in your instance instead of across all instances.

EQUIPMENT:

  • The Attire of Benevolence Core Mod max chance to trigger has been reduced from 100% to 25%.
    • This change was made to better reflect the availability of healing trigger effects, allowing for more procs.
  • The Scholar's Boots Equipment Core Mod duration has been reduced from 10 seconds to 5 seconds.

SERVER:

  • Server stability improvements

SYSTEMS:

  • Confuse
    • Fixed an issue where Confused enemies were being treated like they were Charmed and unable to attack the source of the Confuse.
    • Fixed an issue where Confuse effects were not being properly resisted when a target was immune.
    • Confuse effects will now break if the target takes more than 25% of its max health in damage while affected by Confuse.

 

March 25, 2021 Update Notes

CLIENT:

  • Client stability improvements.

SERVER:

  • Server stability improvements.

SYSTEMS:

  • Mythic Encounters
    • Fixed an issue where Mythic Encounters could be taken out of the encounter area.
      • Mythic Encounters will now will retreat back to their encounter area and reset if taken too far out of encounter area.
    • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers could get stuck in exile after PVP.
    • The reward tables for Difficulties above Normal have been fixed to give the appropriate rewards.
    • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers would be unable to complete their Realms objective on their second visit.

UI:

  • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers couldn’t fast travel to a location if another Planeswalker was on the platform.
    • Known Issue: This fix only applies to mouse & keyboard.

 

March 24, 2021 Update Notes

CONTENT:

  • Overworlds:
    • Fixed an issue where waypoints to Overworld Escalation Bosses did not display.
  • Gavony:
    • Gavony Story 1 Curse of Crussebourg:
      • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers would encounter an invisible wall blocking progression.

SYSTEMS:

  • Fixed an issue where Two Stage Targeting animations would be interrupted.
    • This is a noticeable fix for the Geomancer.
  • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers would be stuck in the Realms objective unable to progress further.

CLIENT:

  • Fixed missing localization in certain areas for German & French.
  • Fixed an issue where Epic users were unable to purchase Zen in-game and only through the Epic Launcher or Epic site.

 

March 23, 2021 Update Notes

GENERAL:

  • Fixed an issue with contact dialogues sometimes showing debug text.

SYSTEMS:

  • Fixed an issue where the Battlepass displayed as Week 12 instead of Week 1.

CONTENT:

  • Overworld Missions:
    • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers would share progression on personal missions.
  • Benalia:
    • Benalia Overworld:
      • Fixed an issue where Captain Rainor could be killed.
    • Benalia Story 3 Bring Light to Darkness
      • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers were required to finish the first mission of Shiv to complete the story objective.
  • Shiv:
    • Shiv Story 3 Mana Rig
      • Fixed an issue where Planeswalkers were required to finish the first mission of Benalia to complete the story objective.
  • Tazeem:
    • Tazeem Ordeal 2 Surface Tension
      • Fixed an issue where Elrendi could be killed by enemies.
  • Tolaria:
    • Fixed an issue during the first mission in Tolaria where Planeswalkers could defeat Homarid before Halid arrives.

 




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