Patch Notes - June 5th, 2017

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  • Annotation right click functionality has been added
    • Add on cursor position
    • Add on character position
    • Remove
  • Trade routes
    • Extended timing so better rewards should be possible for average time runs
    • Loot has been tweaked
  • Tasks
    • 10 new tasks have been added with 3-5 stages required for each task
    • These can be started by slaying the monster associated with the starting task
    • Titles of the tasks include:
      • Demon slayer
      • Dragon slayer
      • Giant slayer
      • Malaut slayer
      • Minotaur slayer
      • Monstrosity slayer
      • Nature slayer
      • Skeleton slayer
      • Volcanic slayer
      • Zombie slayer
    • Tasks that are now completed are removed from the task journal
    • Tasks track your kills before and after the tasks are implemented - if it shows a negative number (ex -3) or on the tracker it shows a number greater than the required (ex 66/50), all that is required is one kill to complete that stage of the task since you have previously killed that type of monster
  • Harvesting
    • Diminishing returns have been implemented for fishing nodes after initial amount
      • This means that nodes are not “empty” per-say as quickly, it simple becomes harder and harder to catch fish
    • Improvements have been made to the node health readout
    • Decreased rare ore output from Selentine/Veilron/Neithal/Leenspar mines
    • Added more herb bushes to Rubaiyat and Cairn
    • Digging
      • Adjusted digging stamina cost which now scales with level
      • Clay/Dirt/Sand now skills up the Digging skill a bit
      • The max quantity of a dig will increase with higher Digging skill levels
    • Revamped Trawling/Fish box loot
    • Added a new Cooking Mastery recipe
    • Papyrus spawns have been toned down but the yield has been increased
    • Flatsedge has been added as a regionalized dynamically spawning resource
  • Cash Shop
    • The Game Time Token will be added on June 6th which can be purchased in the online store for 100 Nithron coins
      • This item will be delivered to your character after a short while in the Deliveries tab in-game
      • Double-clicking this item will grant 30 days of game time
  • Housing
    • All housing deeds can now be crafted under Scribing
    • Housing materials can be found under Construction, Alchemy and Smelting
    • Various housing materials have been added to monsters, harvesting, trade routes, villages and sea towers
    • New resources added to various activity rewards
    • New resources have been added to specific mobs
    • Some of the new materials are regionalized, and some will have varying harvest rates at specific locations
  • Worldbuilding
    • A few more housing spots have been added around Agon - more to come
    • Various world fixes
    • Other worldbuilding changes to discover, so get out there and explore!
    • Tombstones
      • Added in 4 tombstones for fallen members of the Darkfall: Rise of Agon community
        • Loota Chris 1990-2016 - “Loota was a Darkfall vet who was stricken with leukemia after his deployment to Kosovo. He was one of the original GPS members and hung out mostly by the Gray Orks. He was very excited to play Darkfall again after coming out of the hospital but unfortunately passed away before he could get the chance. You can pay respects to him at this tombstone located in Zardythel near that very same Gray Ork camp.”
        • Loota Chris
        • Forty Greybawls 1963-2017 - “Forty was a hell of friend and a loyal clan mate. A member of TFK and Ruff Knights, he may not have won many but he always showed up. He played Darkfall for the rush and freedom. Known for poking the hornet's nest a little too often, he once found himself bind camped in Tolenque on Yssam for three days straight. If you look around you will find his tombstone there, please take the time to stop and salute a good man, a hell of a friend and fallen comrade.”
        • Forty Greybawls
        • Kelet Roughskin 1990-2016  - “A self proclaimed Darkfall hipster, using unconventional spells and gear for the sake of being a special snowflake; Kelet still managed to defeat some the best players in Agon. Kelet’s memorial can be observed at his favorite place to hang out, the chaos city of Espenhal.”
        • Kelet Roughskin
        • Bound S 1984-2017 - “Bound played Darkfall from the beginning and was a loyal member of the Shadow Syndicate. He was a good PvPer and a great clanmate. He was also one of the first players to mastery the art of Fire magic. Bound’s final resting place can be observed at Troneghan, an island off the northern coast of Cairn, his favorite subcontinent.”
        • Bound S
    • These tombstones can be used like temples to pray at for alignment gain and to pay your respects
  • Alignment
    • Players who assist in the killing of a blue player will now also take an alignment hit
      • Healing/Buffing can be used to counteract damage if you have accidentally or mistakenly hit a blue player and do not want to take the alignment hit
    • The "Forgive your killer" window is more detailed now, listing your killer and more specific options to Forgive or Punish them
    • Recalling from a lawless area to a lawful town should now turn you back blue immediately
    • Reduced the time to go from grey to blue when exiting a lawless area from 2 minutes to 30 seconds.
    • First blue on blue attack will flag grey for 30 seconds instead of 10.
    • Players can extend that 30 second initial timer timer by 10 seconds for each hit done to the recently flagged grey person stacking up to 2 minutes
    • All dungeons except new player city dungeons are now considered lawless areas
  • Miscellaneous
    • Items placed and dropped on bags will now place that item inside that bag
    • Reduced the crafting time of all items by 50%
    • Eating food during cooldown will now show time remaining in system
    • Enhancement made to Easy Anti-Cheat
    • Server performance tweaks
    • Miscellaneous world fixes
    • Fixed or enhanced some city/hamlet layouts
    • Book of Rage has been added under Scribing

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Sincerely,

- The Team at Big Picture Games