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Update 49.1 Release Notes

Update 49.1 Release Notes


Here are the Release Notes for Update 49.1, released on Thursday, April 29th. 


News and Notes:



  • The animations for Intimidate, Bluff, and Diplomacy no longer cancel the attack chain.
  • The pause after swapping equipment has been reduced.


  • The Aegis of Aosu'riel now has flavor text.

  • Aasimar Scourge's Greater Scourge Weapons no longer says it grants offhand Doublestrike, is now hidden from the buff bar, and no longer falls off when you enter a dungeon, die, or rest.

  • The critical threat range of the Collapsible Shortbow has been fixed, with its Heroic version back to 20x3 and the Epic version properly at 19-20x3. 

  • Vivace, the Rapier of Rhapsody now applies it spell critical damage more reliably.

  • Several new items released in Update 49 now have their correct material type. 

  • The Snakeskin Vest, Gorgon Docent, and Gorgon Armor are now back to being minimum level 8. 

  • Corrected an issue that was preventing Bladeforged Iconics from getting their level 15 gear on the Hardcore server. 

  • The Sunblade no longer improperly places a buff onto your buff bar. 

  • The Magical Vulnerability from Bound Fate and the Physical Vulnerability from Grim Fate no longer stack when effects from different ranks are applied.

    • Rank 2 and 3 of Bound Fate now applies Magical Vulnerability for the correct duration of 45 seconds.

    • Rank 3 of Bound Fate now properly applies its listed amount of 12% Magical Vulnerability.

    • Grim Fate now properly applies its listed amount of Physical Vulnerability (6/10/12%).

  • Corrected an issue with the icon for the new Hardcore IV mount. 


  • The Wizard version of Eldritch Knight's Eldritch Blade capstone now properly adds +2 Constitution

  • Knight of the Chalice's Holy Retribution now restores Smite charges again. 

  • The Communion of Scribing in the Bladeforged Iconic enhancement tree no longer has its incorrect tooltip speed numbers. 

  • The Word of Balance SLA in Season's Herald has had its text corrected.

  • Tier 4 of Angel of Vengeance no longer erroneously applies extra caster levels to Sunbolt.

  • Tier 4 of Angel of Vengeance now calls out that it applies to alignment spells. 


  • The favor reward for achieving the proper amount of Morgrave University favor is now available and grants +2 to Search and Spellcraft. 


  • Multitude of Missile no longer puts Manyshot on cooldown.
  • Some outdated references to Manyshot in other abilities have been removed.


  • The Hardcore vendor now allows access to previous rewards earned during prior seasons on the Hardcore server itself.

Quests and Adventure Areas

  • Menace of the Underdark
    • Caught in the Web:
      • This quest is now slightly brighter.
      • Lolth has fewer mobs in the final fight.
      • Portal Keepers respawn five seconds slower and more predictably.
      • Ana now notices artifacts from farther away.


  • The alert icon for a guild leveling up to a high level now uses the Legendary Victory icon. 

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