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  1. Hello everyone! I wanted to let you all know that my time here at NetEase Games has come to an end. I'm moving out of California after having accepted a new job opportunity in another state. I have truly enjoyed my time with all of you. Thank you for all the passion and excitement you have brought to Crusaders of Light. I hope you continue playing and sharing your feedback on our various feedback channels, and you never know...perhaps our paths will cross again someday!
  2. This one's going a day earlier as opposed to the usual days from before.
  3. That's what the timezone converter says
  4. 2AM GMT on the 7th is 6PM the 6th in the office here as we're on Pacific time. EDIT: Forgot to add the GMT after 2AM
  5. Please be aware that Crusaders of Light will be down for a scheduled server maintenance on Wednesday, March 7 at 2AM GMT for an estimated 6 hours. As this is a larger update the downtime will be longer than usual. We appreciate your patience during this time and will have the game back up and running as soon as possible! You can find the latest patch notes here, but please be advised that they might not be available until sometime during the day of the actual maintenance. Thank you!
  6. Update has been pushed to the 6th. New Server planned for the 7th.
  7. You will not lose your earned rank. Once the reset happens you will need to pick your faction again, you can pick the same one you had before or you can pick a different one. When that happens all relevant reputation and achievements will transfer.
  8. Let's keep the discussion focused on the topic of D0 and how you feel about Set Swaps. Please do not attack other players.
  9. We're going to be adjusting paladins with the Surge of Elements update, specifically with regards to some PVP concerns.
  10. Hi all, Executioner Warriors will be getting some love with the Surge of Elements update. It won't be a massive rework, you will see some numbers tweaked.
  11. Crusaders of Light 2/28 Patch Notes Event: Call-to-Arms Level 55 and Character Ratings part is now extended until March 6th. Players who have yet reached level 55 now still have a chance to get free the legendary gear box. The Call-to-Arms new character challenge will end at its intended time. Congrats to all the winners! Features: Goblin Merchant Bug Fix Goblin Merchant Content Update Refer Rewards not collectible issue fix
  12. Please be aware that Crusaders of Light will be down for a scheduled server maintenance on Thursday, March 1 at 2AM GMT for an estimated 6 hours. As this is a larger update the downtime will be longer than usual. We appreciate your patience during this time and will have the game back up and running as soon as possible! You can find the latest patch notes here, but please be advised that they might not be available until sometime during the day of the actual maintenance. Thank you!
  13. You need to be level 55 and at the respective CRs for the rewards. Keep it civil.
  14. Sorry about that- the crabs should be spawning now.
  15. New Class: Elementalist The Elementalists are the spirit mages who control elemental magic. Their flexible control over wind, earth, water and fire elements from nature gives them powerful abilities. They can also provide buffs for allies and themselves. Elementalist Paths include: Elementalist Herald, Mercenary Mage and Conjured Spirit. Elementalist Herald: Gain Path Skill Fiery Wing that deals massive damage to single target. Mercenary Mage: Gain Path Skill Frost Vortex that deals constant damage and freezes the target in range. Conjured Spirit: Gain Path Skill Conjuring Force, increasing magic damage and range, and adding elemental damage for attacks New Raid: Wind Bluff Prison Wind Bluff Prison is a 10-person raid. Players who have reached level 55 with path level 65 can access it. This raid shares the same drop cooldown with Chimeria, Everlush Valley and Kothas Foundry. Additionally, players who complete Wind Bluff Prison first for their server will get an exclusive achievement and title. Team Raid Adjustment: Core of Rock Essence Reduced the difficulty for Core of Rock Essence Raid. Reduced attack damage and health of the boss Great Turtle Todt and Captain Sam. Reduced the frequency of summoning Rock Essence Elementals. The summoning time will be later, reducing the requirement on the damage output of the team. Drop adjustment: After this server maintenance, Todt’s Shell and Sam’s Sabre will not be tradable among players. But the materials earned from bid can still be traded. Fixed the problem where the flame vfx doesn’t match the damage range of Ghost Burst (Captain Sam’s ability) Assist system now available for Core of Rock Essence. Qualified players can assist in the boss fight with Great Turtle Todt and Captain Sam. New D6 Item Set Molten Flames: Dropped by Samofir in Wind Bluff Prison. Molten Flames (2-piece set): When a skill crits, there is a small chance to shoot a fireball to deal extra damage to the target. Molten Flames (3-piece set): Exploding fire bombs deal area of effect damage. The closer to the explosion, the more damage received. Cleansing Chains: Dropped by Balian in Wind Bluff Prison. Cleansing Chains (2-piece set): When healing a single target, there is a chance to also heal 2 allies linked by Cleansing Chains, restoring their HP over 6 seconds. Cleansing Chains link is broken if allies exceed a distance of 20 meters (this will also stop the healing effect). Cleansing Chains (3-piece set): If the two linked allies stay linked for the entire duration of Cleansing Chains, they will gain a shield which absorbs incoming damage. Mystica and Raid Related Added “Ordeal” difficulty for Mystica, and it is accessible once the server progress reaches Kothas Foundry. For this difficulty level, the boss’s attribute will be 25% hit rating, 10% dodge, 15% parry and 10% crit. Reduced difficulty for Hell and Nightmare levels Reduced the requirement for the raid assisting players, allowing more players to be qualified for assisting in raids. At the same time, increased their assisting attributes in raids. Reduced the difficulty for Pulrik in Heroic Skyblaze Village. This change also altered the trigger range of the Ultimate Being (Mutant), and added hints for players before triggering the Ultimate Being. Fixed a raid loading screen issue that was caused by checking the world map during the raids. For Mystica, monster and boss levels have been changed to a fixed level (level 45) instead of average level of the raid team. Illusionist Lord The star circle for Illusionist Lord will be visible for players before entering the battle. Players can choose based on the star circle to restraint. Reduced the gap between each difficulty level for Illusionist Lord. The difficulty now ramps up more evenly. Rewards have been adjusted as well. Fixed some issues between boss abilities and their ability vfx. Adjusted monsters’ attributes. Windwhisper Survival Added “Close” button into Windwhisper Survival battle result page. Improved Surgewind Wilds map to be more accurate. Windwhisper Survival no longer grants Activity Points. Faction Reset and PVP Season Reset PVP Season 1 ends after this maintenance. Season 2 starts will start with progress reset. At the end of Season 1: Faction Rank Faction Military Rank will automatically transfer to faction reputation level. Faction Rank will be reset. Relative gained titles will also be recalled. You will immediately obtain the equivalent rank, titles, and bonuses upon choosing a new faction. Bonus attribute provided by Military Rank will automatically transfer to the faction you choose. In the new season, Faction Rank will provide PVP bonus attribute. Rank Store The original Rank Store will be changed to be called Faction Reputation Store. Listing item remains the same and will be unlocked according to reputation level. New PvP items will be available. Aldorr Coliseum Arena Aldorr Coliseum rankings will be reset. Rewards will be sent based on ranking. The rank tier from the previous season determines the initial rank tier in the new season. The new Aldorr Coliseum Store sells PVP equipment for Honor. Items unlocked according to the highest rank tier of Honor Group. Below items will be applied at the end of each season in the future: Faction Rank will be reset to level 1. Relative gained titles and PVP bonus attribute will also be recalled. Aldorr Coliseum Arena: The rank tier of the previous season determines the initial rank tier in the new season. Unused Honor and Battle Coin will automatically transfer to silver. New Features in PVP Season 2 New cross-server faction battle: We are dividing the servers into several server teams for the cross-server battle. PvP battles later on will be conducted in server teams. Players in the same server team will be visible to each other during cross-server battles. They can form a team and fight for their faction. Players in the same server team will be sharing the same faction chat channel. Players can chat with other players in the same faction but different servers in real time. Highshard Valley is going to be a cross-server battle map, maps like Surgewind Valley and Cloudburst Forest that are under pvp mode are going to be available to all servers. Players can pick which PvP map to go in from the world map or other PvP interface. Player stats will be normalized in PvP maps, gears, gems, and achievement stats will still be added.   Changing faction is now available: From season 2, players can now change faction at NPC Chastana on Aerial Island. Joining or changing the faction has a 24 hours Cooldown. Changing factions costs a certain amount of silver coins. However, when the military rank is not higher than Major (Golden Flame) or Valiant Knight (Magellana's Shadow), it is free to change faction. After changing the faction, reputation and military rank will both be transferred to the new faction. After changing faction, the ranking of honor will be reset. Starting with the new season, there will be no limitation on faction member ratio. Players can choose any faction they want. Guilds can choose to belong to a faction: A newly created guild can choose its belonged faction: Neutral, Golden Flame, Magellana’s Shadow. A Guild Lead can change faction allegiance but there will be a 30 days cooldown before it can be done again. A first time Guild change of faction is free. From the second time onward, changing factions will cost crystals. Players who belong to the same faction as their guild will gain bonuses for faction reputation. Faction Hunt: Hunt the demons in Surgewind Valley in PvP mode before your opponent to get honor for your faction. Faction hunt starts at 16:00, 21:00 and 23:00 daily, except 21:00 on Saturday. Killing players from the opposing faction in the faction hunt will not increase the killing value. The reward from the faction hunt is limited daily, but the times that you can participate is not limited. Faction Trading: Players can receive faction trading quests and the initial silver ticket at the Quartermaster in Goquick Valley. You can trade with traders to earn funds and benefits for your faction and yourself. Pay attention to the good’s market value, as they fluctuate a lot. Make wise trading strategies. If you get robbed by players from the opposing faction, you will lose part of your money and goods, and your opponent gets to go home with a full load. After receiving the quest, Players can start trading by clicking on the quest on the quest list. Players can check for more info about different traders on the market info page. Adjustments in Season 2 Faction daily event adjustment: Removed Flame’s Glory /Magellana’s Glory task from daily faction event Collect Crystals task reduced to 1 time per day “Finding out Intelligence”, “High-Energy Crystal Nucleus”, and “Eliminate Enemies” events are moved into the Surgewind PvP map. Escort/Rob Tramcar events, will not offer Faction Medal anymore. However, player will have a chance to receive PvP trinkets. “Collect Crystals”, “Find out Intelligence”, “High-Energy Crystal Nucleus” events now offer more Faction Medals. The amount of Faction Medals that can be collected in one day, remains the same as before.   Optimization for faction battle: In PvP maps, players can check the gem store, pvp store and how to increase their battle stats. In PvP maps, players can check the faction fame page. Players can review their faction reputation level, military rank, and daily faction events. Players in the cross-server battle map can form teams freely. Players can form teams with other players by clicking on their profile/name in the faction chat channel. Battle stats gained from achievements will not be available for players in pvp battle maps. Only stats from gems and equipment are still available. Players can chat with other players cross server.    Players can use emoticons on faction chat channel. Bounty System Added rules and explanations regarding how Bounty works, in PvP battle interface. The upper limit of bounty has been adjusted to 500 points. Players will not gain more after reaching 500 points. Players’ bounty reduces 20 points hourly when they are online. Every time players finish task “Incognito”, their bounty reduces by 5 points. Weekly Special in Item Mall called “Justice Spray” is available. It reduces the bounty amount for players after every use. Players can purchase only one every week. Misc. PVP Adjustments Added battle coin reward to faction and pvp maps, the amount of honor reward has also been adjusted. Surgewind Valley and Guardian Canyon: times to receive rewards on daily base has been changed from 4 times to 3 times. Added honor reward to Guild Wars. Participants will have a chance to receive PvP trinkets. Added honor rewards to Final Challenge and Glorious Championship Cross server battle has been changed to PvP battlefield. In PvP battlefield, the characters keep original battle stats. Skill level and talent levels and the other stats are going to be the same for all players. Aldorr Coliseum (Honor Group) has been changed to PvP battlefield. Players keep their original battle stats, the rest will be the same among all players. Adjusted the trading page into two sections, Adventure Chamber (PvE) and Adversary Chamber. Also, the rank store has been moved from reputation provision to adversary chamber. Faction Treasure is available in the Item Mall. Players will gain reputation, battle coins with a 15% increased speed and increased cap in the next 7 days after purchase. One available to purchase per week. Adjusted the requirement and price for equipment in rank store and adversary chamber. Upgrade Emerged Equipment Emerged Legendary and Ancient Divine equipment can now be upgraded. Upgrading an emerged equipment won’t cost Legendary Essence or Deity Essence, it will only require equipment that dropped from raids and other materials. Upgraded stats are determined by consumed equipment grade and quality. Players can preview stats on the upgrade page. Currently, upgraded equipment materials include D6-Molten Flames set and D6-Cleansing Chains set, both of which can be obtained from Wind Bluff Prison. Spinning Carapace accessory and Beacon earrings are now also materials for emerging Legendary or Divine equipment. After upgrading emerged equipment, players can now use the same equipment materials to refresh the equipment’s attributes. The attributes gained after refreshing is related to the quality of the materials used. The better quality the materials are, the better the attributes are. UI Optimization Faction daily event entrance has been removed from Adventure and relocated to Arena. Faction Rank and Coliseum Rank is now visible in Character Attributes and Friends space. Removed “Advanced” tab from character attribute page. Original advanced stats are now showing in the basic stats page. Up to 4 buff/debuff icons can be shown at the same time on the right side during combat now. Crystal Spending Reward To celebrate the launch of Elementalist, we are having a two teeks time limited Crystal Spending Reward event from 2/28-3/14 Rebate Reward Event There is time limited rebate reward event for “Surge of the Elements.” Rewards include Dragon Scale, Gollen Cast Iron and Rune Stone. Player can collect these rewards in the Reward - Surge of the Elements event tab. Vizalon’s Animal Training Pack with special mount token Vizalon’s Animal Training Pack is available at the Koala Merchant! By opening this pack, you will have a chance to receive a special mount token. With this token, you can obtain one of the following mounts: Keep of Dreams, Frozen Mammoth, Streamer Flying Carpet, Stormrage Gruder, Prestigious Unicorn, Hashi’s Ride, Wardrum Turtle, Flame Spirit or Devil Bunny. New Package: Elemental Case Elemental Case will be available in the Shop with a chance to obtain the new Mechano Spider mount. Class Adjustments Paladin: Shield of Order’s damage to the extra targets is reduced, and the hit damage on extra targets no longer triggers AoE damage. Paladin-Uphold Justice Rune: increases the silence time of Rampart of Guardian, Removed the Shield of Order ability to silence. Paladin-Templar: teigning Sword’s shield value will be calculated by max health instead of attack damage. Expected shield value stays the same after the adjustment. Warrior-Executioner: transfer talent Bloodbath adjusted. Ranger-Starburst Arrowheads Rune: Relentless has increased bonus damage effect. Mystic-Introspection Rune has increased the damage bonus for Mind Link Mystic- Magellana’s Judgement: Nobility has increased bonus damage for Suppression. Star Circle Adjustment Core player of Star Circle can now share partial of the passive buff with other team members: If core player has higher stats on the type than other team members, he will share 50% of this stats with others. Team member’s self stats will take effect for the other 50%. If core player has lower stats on the type than other team members, team members will keep their own stats. Added button on the setting page for players to switch on and off to determine whether to share the passive buff with team members or not. For the physical/spell attack auxiliary stars in star circle, you can exchange the two auxiliary stars’ enhancement level. (level and quality) Gems Level 50 Gems will be available once the pre-requisite level of raid progression has occurred per server. HP type Gem: Level 50 Raystone , Dazzling Diamond will be available when server has cleared team raid Core of Rock Essence. Attack type Gem: Level 50 Dragoneye, Moonstone, Fireworks Diamond, Manaflame Diamond, Lunar Diamond and Moontear Diamond will be available when server has cleared team raid Wind Bluff Prison. Defense type Gem: Level 50 Riverheart Stone, Jade Stone, Aquasource Diamond, Elemental Diamond will be available with upcoming team raid. There are two ways to obtain Level 50 Gems: Polish level 50 Epic Gem Upgrade level 40 Gem. Level 50 Gem received through this method will keep the same random stats as the level 40 one. When a server has cleared team raid Core of Rock Essence, Level 50 Pouch of Gems will be available in the Shop. In the meantime, the current existing Pouch of Gems will be renamed as Level 40 Pouch of Gems and will still be in the Shop. Level 50 Pouch of Gems guarantees 2 level 50 Rare Gems, and has the chance to receive 1 additional level 50 Epic Gem. Fishing Adjustment Adjusted temporary bonus attribute of fish products for Ranger and Paladin: Ranger: Temporary bonus attribute of Steamed Caulder Crabs, Clownfish Noodle, Grilled Zebra Stonefish, and Shredded Blue Gourami Salad was changed from Spell Power & Accuracy to Spell Power & PVP Damage Boost. Paladin: Temporary bonus attribute of Lobsters with Minced Garlic, Smoked Spore Fish, Barbecued Golden Tigerfish, and Black Pepper Leopard Fish was changed from HP Dodge to HP & PVP Damage Reduction. Lucky Draw Refresh In the new Lucky Draw, player will have chance to receive Conjuring Puzzle, puzzle pieces, or the brand new back pendant Crystal Train Set. Other Adjustments Added transmog to level 50 equipment and emerged Legendary equipment. Increased the allowed purchase amount for Star shaving, Stardust Flowers and Starlight Stone in the Star Circle shop. You can now accumulate for up to 3 days. Daily base has been adjusted so that the purchase limit can accumulate for up to 3 days. If a server raid progress has surpassed Everlush Valley heroic mode and Chimeria, there will be no daily purchase limit to Gem and Rune Essence on this server. Fixed a bug that interrupted Fishing. Can now invite player to ride with you on a two-person mount even he/she is already on a mount. Can now exchange attributes between level 50 and level 40 equipment sets. Saving and swapping gear for PVE or PVP is now more convenient. It takes one click to swap!