- Hotpatch rollup: -- Using a Gem of Teleportation (or Rune of Return) in the Elemental Planes will teleport you to the portal to Ascension in that plane. -- The loot bonus for a few tough critters in the Deep and Middle elemental planes (including genies, energons, drakes, weirds, and vortices) has been fixed. These creatures will drop loot more often than others. - The visual effect for Nature's Balance has been improved for people with HG Enhanced to make it clearer when creatures are Balanced for color-blind users. - You will get a floaty when you miss a random loot due to a loot cap in the Feywild and Elemental Planes. -- The loot drop rate in the Elemental Planes has been increased. - New changes: -- The drop rate of +16 gems in the Deep Elemental Planes has been increased significantly (more than doubled). -- Spawn composition in the first few maps of Elysium has been altered to make these maps less grueling and more fun. -- Two more set loot drops have been added to the Hive. -- One more set loot drop has been added to Locathah, and the rare spawn now spawns more often. In addition, some spawn compositions have been adjusted. -- Shifter Iron Golem form now has a chance to kill creatures in the Hells. - Bug, exploit, and lag fixes.
Hotpatch notes since this patch: -- Respawn times and loot have been further improved in the Elemental Planes. In addition, many creatures there now drop ingredients which can be brewed by the Alchemist into potions. -- One piece of loot has been added to the Myconid Depths. -- The drop rate for ingredients in the Feywild has been increased significantly. -- The Ssithrak B'ssgir will no longer cast an area-effect Mordenkainen's Disjunction when casting Time Stop, as long as there are no characters over level 50 in the area. -- The !tell SIMTools command will now tell you whom you told what.