Patch 17.7


New Content and Major additions[edit]

New Dust Brigade Quest line[edit]

  • High level players can seek out the new ICC Officer at ICC headquarters in Andromeda to embark on an investigation into the recent increased Dust Brigade activity.
  • Each profession can attain a new HUD / UTIL slot item that allows them access to 4 new improved nano formulas that can be found through rewards for the quest line.

New Rubi-Ka Quest lines[edit]

  • Mid level players can visit the new outpost built around the old Bronto Burger stand in Holes in the Wall to find a variety of new quests.
  • These quests come in a number of level ranges. Starting at level 60, then from 80 onwards and lastly for those above level 120
  • There are no max level restrictions either, so you can go back and do them with higher level characters if you wish

New weapon upgrades now available[edit]

  • A new series of tradeskills have been added to allow some of the older classic weapons to be upgraded and improved.
  • A new vendor in Borelais can provide the starter upgrades at certain Quality Levels.
  • Subsequent upgrade items can be found from mission and outdoor mobs as well as from the new quests.
  • Each upgrade kit can be used on an old weapon type to start the upgrade process.
  • Subsequent upgrades can be added to improve the weapon and add new special attacks.

New visual rendering options for shoulderpads[edit]

  • In your F10 options menu you can now choose which shoulder pad or combination you wish to render.

Perk Changes[edit]

  • Blunt Defense and Cripple defense should now work correctly
  • Updated the description of the Grasp ability to reflect that the caster is immobile as well when it is activated.
  • Fixed the Symbiosis perk special so that it should give the correct bonuses now.
  • Double Shot should now scale correctly with over 2,000 skill
  • Weapon Bash should now be using the Assault Rifle skill for its attack calculations.
  • Damage from Arouse Anger should now scale correctly at higher skill.
  • Righteous Strike and Pure Strike both have a proc duration of 60 seconds now as intended.
  • Resolved an issue with Tremor Hand not firing correctly with skill values over 2,000

Nano Changes[edit]

  • Pack Hunter, Howl of the Wolf, and Leader of the Pack should all now tick correctly after 90 seconds.
  • Puissant Momentary Daze and Puissant Restrict Movement should no longer debuff the runspeed of the caster rather then the target.
  • Fixer Shadowlands runbuffs should no longer give incorrect feedback messages.
  • The three top engineer pet heals have been adjusted so that the healing scales correctly.
  • Aegis of Notum now lives in a more appropriate stacking line.
  • Doctor Nano Crystal Weird Looking Continuous Reconstruction should now work correctly for Agent with False Profession.

Item Changes[edit]

  • Some Vendors now stock ammo boxes with 50,000 charges for speedier resupply.
  • All the grail type items that had vanished should now be visible again when equipped.
  • The correct gems should now be able to be defrosted in Alappaa
  • Second Tier Soldier Jobe Helmet should now display correctly for the Atrox breed.
  • Battlesuits should now correctly display their different textures instead of the default brown.
  • Changed the name of the Camouflage Hood to better fit with the rest of the garments in this series.
  • Resolved issue with incorrect stat scaling on the Improved Ofab Agent Sleeve.
  • Revised Mutant Domain and Lush Field Maps so that they can both be upload correctly.
  • Revised the description of Pillows with Important Stripes.
  • Silenced Kyr Ozch Rifle - Type 3 should now proc Glory correctly.

World and NPC Changes[edit]

  • Resolved an issue where engineer pet dogs would do less damage with more attack rating at certain AR ranges.
  • The landscapers and virtual lumberjacks have been out again and removed some obstacles to help aliens find their way to their targets better at some city locations.
  • Some of the military (Dreadloch) bosses have become more aware of their side and will try and punish players of the same side who attack them.
  • Bosses in the Temple of the Three Winds should now have the correct corpse timer.
  • Fixed a collision issue on the platform where the Muddy Dryad appears in Adonis.
  • The Bound Dryad should no longer take exception to fellow NPCs and break the quest by killing them.
  • Updated some of the flavour conversations you can have with NPCs on Rubi-ka.
  • It should no longer be possible to used ranged attacks on NPCs from a distance where they can not return fire.

System Changes[edit]

  • Dying in mech now gets you res sickness. You can no longer order a mech when you have res sickness. NOTE: This only applies to outside the battlestation.
  • Resolved an issue where dying while in a mech could cause the game to delay your respawn for too long.
  • Pets charmed by another player should now give correct feedback when returned to the original master's control.
  • Dying on the battlestation should now properly remove all hostile pvp effects.
  • New options for locking your action bars to prevent removing icons by accident.


  • Fixed a serious exploit concerning the Notum Overflow hostile perk.
  • The combat skills of some Dust Brigade Quest targets have been adjusted.
  • Electing to beat answers out of John Solare will now update the entire teams mission to a kill mission to avoid having to kill him multiple times.
  • The Final Turret at Checkpoint Relay Five will now only spawn after the other three Dust Brigade Turrets are defeated.
  • Dust Brigade Turrets on "The Patrol" will now despawn after 10 minutes if not killed to prevent turret pile-up.
  • Sean Powell will now speak to players correctly as intended. Keep him alive to gain his trust!
  • Motivational Speech: Improved Heroic Measures is now properly available to Bureaucrats through the Dust Brigade Quest line.
  • Adventurer team and self versions of Calias Form: Parrot should now have a higher stacking order.


  • All Dust Brigade missions no longer have time limits.
  • Dust Brigade quest NPCs now have reasonable Nano Resist.
  • Issues where some Dust Brigade quest NPCs would refuse to speak with players should now be resolved.
  • Accurate Wen-Wens should no longer prevent Agents from equipping the new Nanodeck.
  • Sean Powell should no longer do area of effect damage making this area once again safe for damage shields.
  • The Christmas Hoverboard should now appear correctly on Opifex Female and Atrox models.
  • The Vegetarian Leet in Hollow Island is no longer attackable.


  • Fixed a serious exploit.