Downtime - Tuesday, August 11, 2015

This downtime is separate from the Daybreak General Maintenance also occuring on Tuesday.

US servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 7am PT for an update. EU servers will come down at 9pm PT (5am London Time on August 12th) for their update. Estimated downtime for both sets of servers is approximately one hour. Here are the patch notes:


GENERAL
  • Addressed an issue causing some client performance issues.
  • Fixed an issue where consumables could give incorrect bonuses after zoning.
  • Added total kills and KvD to census data for characters.
POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
PvP General
  • The payments made by the exiles to buy off non-city guards have expired. Non-city guards will no longer assist exiles in PvP combat.
  • Ravens' Roost has hired a few high level guards.
Ssrez'Ras: Chamber of Stasis [Heroic]
  • Deviator Yothsra can once again be slain.
ABILITIES / ALTERNATE ADVANCEMENT
PvP
  • Summoner pets will no longer apply state effects in PvP combat.
ITEMS
  • Woven Rawhide armor has had its tint corrected.

Daybreak General Maintenance: August 11, 2015

Daybreak will perform a general maintenance beginning at 7am PDT on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. The current estimated downtime for this maintenance is two to four hours, depending on the service.

This maintenance may impact the following Daybreak services across all games:

  • Game logins for all Daybreak games
  • Forum & Web logins for all Daybreak games
  • Commerce and account management for all Daybreak games

PLEASE NOTE: This is not a game-specific maintenance. There will be no update or patch notes.

Thank you for your patience as we complete this maintenance.

~The Team at Daybreak

Patch Notes - Thursday, August 6, 2015

Here are the patch notes for Thursday, August 6th:


GENERAL

  • Fixed a display issue where starting equipment was not showing correctly during character create.
  • Fixed an issue where some nameplates would show incorrect names.

Time-Locked Servers

  • Fixed an issue where the house item edit mode wheel was not responding.

Time-Locked PvP

  • PvP kills will now reduce faction with city guards.
  • Guards in city zones will now assist citizens in PvP if that citizen is attacked while in proximity of the guard.

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
PvP General

  • Guards in City Zones will now come to players’ aid in PvP combat more often. If a guard, in a city zone, AKA carnage flag zone, witnesses any hostile act against a player of his or her city faction they will assist that player.
  • NOTE: Guards in non-city zones such as Antonica and Commonlands are not affected. Only in city zones like Halas and Darklight Woods.

TRADESKILLS

  • Fixed a bug where all of your tradeskill abilities would be greyed out when you start tradeskilling.

EverQuest II Producer's Letter: August 2015

Yesterday, Executive Producer Holly "Windstalker" Longdale took to the forums to give the latest update on what we can expect over the coming month for EverQuest II. In it she discusses preparation for server consolidation (expect testing by end of month and voting on renaming the servers), a new alternate process to vote on and submit game bugs using Jira, and a reminder that the Community Roundtable selections are coming soon. The guide program (it's expanding), fall campaign (more info coming in September), and a teaser about upcoming surprises are touched on as well.

You can read the entire letter after the jump and leave your feedback over on the official forums.

Downtime - Tuesday, August 4, 2015

US servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 7am PT for an update. EU servers will come down at 9pm PT (5am London Time on August 5th) for their update. Estimated downtime for both sets of servers is approximately one hour. Here are the patch notes:


TIME-LOCKED SERVERS

  • Mitigation will no longer display as debuffed (red) on the TLE servers due to the server mitigation reduction.
  • Repeatable quests will now give a reduced coin reward.

Time-Locked PvP

  • Server mitigation reduction will no longer effect PvP combat.

LIVE EVENTS

  • Chris Weathers is now selling the "Kelethin Mossy Table" for City Token, as intended.
  • The Tome of Tinkering - Quest is now listed in the World Event category in the quest journal.

ITEMS

  • Corrected and issue that prevented pyrorock dust from dropping.

The City Festival Starts Tonight!

The Kelethin City Festival is back! It will run from August 1st at 12:01am PDT through August 7th at 11:59pm PDT. The Far Seas Caravan can be found in Greater Faydark on the Green Knoll. Visit the caravan merchants to see all of the local specialities and other festival goods, and check out the Greater Faydark Aether Race!

There are new specialty items this month!

Downtime - Thursday, July 30, 2015

US servers will be brought offline on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 7am PT for an update. EU servers will come down at 9pm PT (5am London Time on July 31st) for their update. Estimated downtime for both sets of servers is approximately one hour. Here are the patch notes:


PVP
General
Fixed an issue where players could mentor below the minimum PvP mentor level while inside PvP exempt zones.

Time-Locked PvP

  • Pumice stones are now available from gratified merchants.
  • Qeynos andFreeportnow correctly flag opposing faction players for PvP.

ABILITIES
PvP
Evac spells will no longer work on characters that are in PvP combat.

ITEMS

  • Spirit Totem of the Wolf will now grant a small “in combat” speed bonus.
  • Fixed a bug with personal depots that increased status and coin rent for the houses they were placed in.

MARKETPLACE
Increased the size of the depots on the Marketplace. Their description now displays how many items they will contain.

Downtime - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

US servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 7am PT for an update. EU servers will come down at 9pm PT (5am London Time on July 29th) for their update. Estimated downtime for both sets of servers is approximately one hour. Here are the patch notes:


GENERAL
Fixed a bug where occasionally an entity would spawn and show an incorrect name for a moment before switching to the proper name.

Time-Locked

  • Corrected some harvest nodes that were granting rares too commonly
  • Fixed a bug with Rare Provisioner food granting multiple attribute bonuses.

PVP
The infamy progress bar has been removed.

PvP Time-Locked

  • Corrected the gold price of some Pumice Stones on the merchant.
  • Enabled appearance slots.

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
Outpost of the Overlord and Queen’s Colony

  • The bells will not be available until you have left the outpost for the first time via captain Varlos.
  • Tunarian Horse Sentries have regained their horses.

ITEMS
Ankh of Ydall will now correctly apply its crit bonus to the group.

TRADESKILLS
Tinkering has been removed from those players that gained it from the errant merchant that slipped in.

Daybreak General Maintenance: July 28, 2015

Daybreak will perform a general maintenance beginning at 6am PDT on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The current estimated downtime for this maintenance is two to four hours, depending on the service.

This maintenance may impact the following Daybreak services across all games:

  • Game logins for all Daybreak games
  • Forum & Web logins for all Daybreak games
  • Commerce and account management for all Daybreak games

PLEASE NOTE: This is not a game-specific maintenance. There will be no update or patch notes.

Thank you for your patience as we complete this maintenance.

~The Team at Daybreak

Patch Notes - Thursday, July 23, 2015

Here are the patch notes for Thursday, July 23, 2015:

POPULATION / ZONE PROGRESSION
General

  • Lava will once again...huuuuuuurt.
  • Evils may now return to Antonica from Frostfang Sea via the bell.

Queen's Colony

  • Direspike is no longer able to be charmed.
  • Players can now switch to a groupmate's instance by right-clicking their name in the group window.

ITEMS

  • The Finsher IV should now provide the correct amount of potency.
  • Characters with exploited copies of Far Journey Backpack will have them deleted from their inventory.

QUESTS
Journey is Half the Fun: The Feerrott leg of the race has had its timer set to a more realistic timer.