2.2 Patch Notes


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Originally published at: http://gemsofwar.com/2-2-patch-notes/
The 2.2 Update is coming tomorrow…

New Event System
  • There are 3 types of Events that can be run. They may be available all at once, or at different times:

Troop Bonus Events:

  • Troop Skills get increased by 25%
  • These events can be based on either Troop Type (like Knight or Dragon), or Troop Kingdom (like Khetar or Adana), or both!
  • The Skill Bonuses will apply to all game modes including the Arena
  • When multiple Troop Bonus Events are run at the same time, the bonuses will stack.

Bonus Resource Events:

  • Using a combination of either Troops, troop types, Troop Color, or Troop Kingdoms, construct a team that rewards bonus resources at the end of a victorious battle.
  • These events will sometimes apply to specific game modes and difficulties.

Collection Events:

  • Complete specific objectives such as: Killing enemies, killing troops of specific types or kingdoms, summoning troops, or playing treasure maps, to earn points.
  • Based on your point total, collect rewards for the event as you progress. Each event may contain up to 6 rewards.
New Shop Items Several new bundles have been added to the Store:

Growth Packs

  • These packs give rewards for reaching certain levels in the game.
  • They may only be purchased once.
  • They will give appropriate rewards instantly, if purchased by a player who has already achieved some/all of the levels.
  • There are 2 types of Growth Packs: Growth Pack I & Growth Pack II

Growth Pack I:

  • Costs $30 and contains $150 value of rewards
  • Gives rewards at levels 10, 20, 30, 40, 50
  • At level 50 gives a bonus random Legendary troop

Growth Pack II:

  • Costs $50 and contains $250 value of rewards
  • Gives rewards at levels 50, 75, 100, 125, 150
  • At level 150 gives a bonus random Mythic troop

Path to Glory

  • Path to Glory Packs are 30-day subscription packs, that can be purchased once per month
  • Players may purchase both subscriptions at the same time if they want
  • There are 2 types of subscription packs: Path to Glory I + Path to Glory II
  • These packs may be repurchased once they expire.
  • You will not miss out if you do not collect them on consecutive days (i.e. if you have collected the Day 5 Reward, and you miss 2 days’ play, then when you log in, the pack will continue from the Day 6 Reward, running all the way up to Day 30).

Path to Glory I:

  • Costs $15 and contains $75 value of rewards
  • Each day gives random consumables (Gems, Gold, Souls, etc)
  • On day 30, gives a random Legendary Troop

Path to Glory II:

  • Costs $50 and contains $250 value of rewards
  • Each day gives traitstones
  • On day 30, gives a random Mythic Troop

VIP Bundle

  • $5 Bundle that gives 1 VIP key and a few miscellaneous consumables.
  • VIP keys can be used even if the player isn’t VIP 5.
  • Can be purchased 3 times per account.

Weapon Bundle

  • Costs $5 and contains an old event weapon along with a few miscellaneous consumables.

Typhoon of Keys

  • $100 bundle that has been brought over from the console versions
  • This pack contains a huge selection of keys of all types (including VIP)
  • 240 Gold Keys
  • 120 Glory Keys
  • 60 Gem Keys
  • 30 Event Keys
  • 15 VIP Keys

Other Shop Updates

  • Shop tabs have been reorganised to improve Shop layout
  • This includes Gold and Soul purchases now sharing a tab
  • We are changing the weekly rotation of shop bundles to always include the following:
  • Troop Bundle
  • Weapon Bundle
  • 2 Traitstone bundles of specific colors
  • Gem purchases of Gold and Souls now give significantly more rewards
General Changes
  • Chat is now available in Treasure Hunt mini games.
  • Treasure Hunt now displays the number of turns taken as well as, current number of earned Traitstones.
  • Redeem Codes have been disabled in the Store.
  • Arena rewards have been increased.
  • New load screen has been added to game start up
  • Chest menu now always defaults to the Gold chest screen, rather than highest chest that players have keys for (like gem or event).
Balance Changes

Elwyn

  • Increased his boost ratio from x1 to x3
  • Base damage increased from 2 to 6
  • Now gains Magic at level 16

Gorgotha

  • Spell now cleanses Gorgotha.

Kraken

  • His legendary trait has been corrected to the original version. We’ve fixed the problem that caused his trait not to end the game correctly.

Manticore

  • Empowered changed to Fast.

Wulfgarok

  • Mana Cost reduced from 24 to 22

Withering Touch

  • Spell changed to do Life Steal instead of flat true damage and life gain.

Runic Blade

  • Spell changed so that killing an enemy gives +10 to all Stats.
Troop Refunds

The following troop will be available for refund for the next week:

  • Manticore
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where Guild Statue levels weren’t displaying above 100.
  • Fixed the issue where Kraken’s original 3rd trait would cause the game to get stuck if used to end the battle.
  • Fixed Guild chat messages – they no longer disappear when typing multiple lines.
  • Fixed Infernal King’s 3rd Trait triggering despite being stunned when he is killed.
  • Fixed various Avatar visual issues
  • Fixed an Avatar issue where the headwear displayed was matching costume Armor, instead of the selected custom headwear
  • Improved load times on Android and iOS devices.
  • Fixed an issue where guild tasks were not resetting correctly if a player was not in a guild when the weekly reset happens.
  • Fixed an issue where PVP Defences show as 0 PVP points.
  • Fixed a guild issue were number of guild members were sometimes displaying 1 more than actual guild members.
  • Fixed an issue where a player could start a new battle while in the middle of a battle through chat, causing the game to crash.
  • Adjusted team scores to take into account any Guild Stat bonuses.
  • Improved the load time of the News menu when the game first loads.
  • Fixed an issue where currency in Treasure or Arena intro was overlapping the menu popup on 4:3 devices
Known Issues
  • A “ghost” Orbweaver Hero may be triggered when it summons a Giant Spider on damage that caused death. (This doesn’t affect the game – it’s just a visual issue)
  • Summoned Troops’ traits are sometimes not triggering correctly for some players.
  • Troops summoned by the AI can occasionally have higher Skills than normal (particularly on higher Warlord difficulties).
  • Transformed enemy’s traits are sometimes still triggering after being transformed for some players.
  • Guild Rewards may not be sent out correctly for some players when too many players complete tasks at once, particularly after Weekly Reset.
  • The Lion and Tiger Weapon is not working correctly for some players especially on older or slower devices.
  • Troops that get summoned into a team slot, where a troop had previously been killed by a status effect (such as burning), may very occasionally be inflicted with the same status effect.

Please note this Update only applies to Steam, iOS and Android versions of the game.

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#2

Is that also affecting enemies in Explore Mode?

I hope you guys are finally satisfied regarding Manticore.

I’m really looking forward to these events. Seems to make Explore even more interesting. Many thanks :grin:


#3

I cannot WAIT til this evening when I can D/L the new update and poke around the game. Really looking forward to checking things out. Also looks like I’ll finally have a reason to spend some money in the shop!


#4

This feels insanely powerful for Arena. Any chance this could be changed to scale in some way with Magic, possibly only giving a bonus to Life, Armor and Attack?


#5

Ah so that is what’s causing that. Good to know.

Nice amount of fixes and the events sound interesting. Other than that I think we can dub this update:

2.2: The Wallet Killer

:wink:


#6

:heart_eyes::heart_eyes::heart_eyes::heart_eyes::heart_eyes:

thank you!


#7

Regarding the Gorgotha Cleanse, is that in addition to his Explode X number of Gems? Didn’t know he needed a buff!


#8

Think I’ll head down to my local Costco, I think they still have Apple App Store coupons for sale. Happy Holidays to me :wink:


#9

Imagine that @DonBoba buys Path to Glory II and Growth Pack II at the same time, after 30 days he will end up getting two more Draakulis. :sweat_smile:


#10

Fixed bullets for you. :stuck_out_tongue:

Actually I want to know what those contain… detail-wise. Glory = what?


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#12

:kissing_heart: Much obliged to ya.


#13

Why a buff to Elwyn? It’s his birthday? :slight_smile:

Only 5 troops were “balanced” with the most funny one… Gorgotha which obviously needs a buff…
That’s all?


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#15

That one made my day!


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#17

2.2 : Operation money grab!


#18

Compare his spell to those of Ragnagord and Herdmaster, considering their rarity and mana cost. Yes, I do believe his spell could use a buff. Then add the fact that Stun hurts his usefulness more than it does other troops, and the self cleanse makes sense.


#19

Meanwhile, Carnex …


#20

This is true on so many levels xD
Lucky I’m to poor to spent money on the game. Wait what. Well let’s call it luck being poor xD