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Game Update Notes: December 1, 2020

12/01/2020—December 1 Release Notes

Living World

  • Fixed an issue that caused objective markers to appear outside of the target map when players were in a different map during some sections of the Champions—Chapter 1: Truce story.

General

  • Added a checkbox to the General Options tab of the Options panel to disable the Compact button in the Inventory panel.
  • Added additional map currencies to the bottom of the Inventory panel on many maps.

Items

  • Rune of the Golemancer: Adjusted the health of the summoned golem to be more in line with other rune summons.

Profession Skills

Elementalist

  • Convergence: Updated the tooltip description of this skill for greater accuracy and to include the delay duration before the skill lands.
  • Tempestuous Aria: This trait no longer increases the maximum number of targets of shout skills.
  • Shout Skills: Increased the maximum number of targets from 5 to 10 in PvE only.

Engineer

  • Bomb (Bomb Kit Skill 1): Reduced power coefficient from 0.85 to 0.7 in WvW only.
  • Freeze Grenade: Reduced power coefficient per grenade from 0.375 to 0.2 in PvP only.
  • Poison Grenade: Reduced power coefficient per grenade from 0.375 to 0.2 in PvP only. Reduced poison stacks per grenade from 3 to 1 in PvP only.
  • Grenade Barrage: Reduced power coefficient per grenade from 0.4 to 0.3 in PvP only.
  • Lesser Grenade Barrage: Reduced power coefficient per grenade from 0.3 to 0.2 in PvP only.
  • Explosive Entrance: Reduced power coefficient from 1.25 to 0.9 in PvP only.

Guardian

  • Holy Strike: Reduced power coefficient from 1.25 to 0.91 in WvW only.
  • Symbol of Swiftness: Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.4 to 0.3 in WvW only.
  • Symbol of Punishment: Reduced symbol power coefficient per strike from 0.45 to 0.33 in WvW only.
  • Sword of Justice: Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.72 to 0.54 in WvW only.
  • Zealous Scepter: Reduced might duration from 6 seconds to 4 seconds in WvW only.
  • Test of Faith: Reduced passthrough strike power coefficient from 2.8 to 2.52 in WvW only.

Necromancer

  • Well of Darkness: Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.8 to 0.45 in WvW only.
  • Well of Corruption: Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.45 to 0.35 in WvW only.

Revenant

  • Draconic Echo: This trait no longer increases the maximum number of targets of passive facet skills.
  • Facet Passive Skills: Increased the maximum number of targets from 5 to 10 in PvE only.
  • Inspiring Reinforcement: Reduced power coefficient from 1.5 to 1.0 in WvW only. Reduced stability duration from 3 seconds to 1 second in PvP only. Increased cooldown from 10 seconds to 15 seconds in PvP only.
  • Incensed Response: Reduced might from 5 stacks for 8 seconds to 2 stacks for 4 seconds in WvW only.
  • Coalescence of Ruin: Reduced power coefficient from 1.5 to 1.15 in WvW only. Reduced cooldown from 10 seconds to 8 seconds in WvW only.
  • Phase Smash: Reduced power coefficient from 1.36 to 1.2 in WvW only.
  • All for One: Reduced protection duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds in PvP only.
  • Breakrazor's Bastion: Reduced base heal from 4,529 to 3,397 in PvP only.
  • Soulcleave's Summit: Reduced healing from life stealing from 328 to 262 in PvP only.
  • Steadfast Rejuvenation: Reduced base heal from 40 to 33 in PvP only.

Thief

  • Infiltrator's Arrow: Increased initiative cost from 6 to 8 in PvP and WvW.
  • Signet of Agility: Reduced endurance granted from 50 to 25 in PvP only.
  • Essence Sap: Reduced power coefficient from 1.5 to 0.75 in PvP only.
  • Consume Plasma: Boon durations have been adjusted in PvP and WvW to the following values:
    • Stability and Resistance: 1 second
    • Quickness: 1.5 seconds
    • Aegis, Alacrity, and Protection: 2 seconds
    • Regeneration, Retaliation, and Vigor: 5 seconds
    • Fury, Might, and Swiftness: 10 seconds

Warrior

  • Winds of Disenchantment: This skill is no longer channeled. Instead it drops a stationary spell area that lasts for 5 seconds with a 1-second pulse interval.
  • Break Enchantments: Reduced the numbers of boons removed from 4 to 2 in WvW only. Reduced cooldown from 25 seconds to 15 seconds in WvW only. Increased power coefficient from 0.1 to 0.5 in WvW only.
  • Roaring Reveille: This trait no longer increases the maximum number of targets of warhorn skills.
  • Warhorn Skills: Increased the maximum number of targets from 5 to 10 in PvE only.
  • Vigorous Shouts: Reduced healing coefficient from 1.0 to 0.64 in PvP only.
  • "To the Limit!": Reduced base heal from 7,735 to 6,575 in PvP only. Reduced endurance granted from 100 to 50 in PvP only.
  • Might Makes Right: Increased base heal from 64 to 85 in PvP and WvW.

Structured Player vs. Player

  • Removed the Celestial Amulet from the PvP Build panel.

BLACK LION TRADING COMPANY GEM STORE

New Items and Promotions

  • The new Herald of Aurene Outfit is available in the Style category of the Gem Store for 700 gems.
  • The new Herald of Aurene Appearance Package is available in the Style category of the Gem Store for 2,000 gems.
  • The new Herald of Aurene Cape is available in the Style category of the Gem Store for 500 gems.
  • The new Aurene Dye Kit containing six exclusive colors is now available in the Upgrades category of the Gem Store at a price of 1 dye for 125 gems, 5 for 500 gems, and 25 for 2,500 gems.
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