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Realm of Ice

New to Dauntless

Quality of life


Gameplay

Gameplay

  • Player projectiles now pass through the ice wall from Urska weapons’ legendary ability.


Audio

Audio

  • Added another variation of the frost biome music. Entering a frost biome will randomly select one of the two variations.

  • Torgadoro, Agarus, Shrowd, and Urska’s mastery cards now play their Behemoth roar SFX when selected.


UI

UI

  • Added new quick chat options that let you call out your Frost Escalation avatar. Remember to call dibs!


Trials

Trials

  • Behemoth starting positions are now always fixed on the Island of Trials until players enter the arena.

Balance


War Pike

War Pike

  • Reduced warm-up time on the war pike’s Concussive Payload animation.


Gameplay

Gameplay

  • Decreased Gruk-gruk damage by 50%.

Bug fixes


Performance

Performance

  • Improved performance in Escalation hunts across all platforms, especially Nintendo Switch.

  • Implemented the second round of fixes to reduce player disconnects.

  • Temporarily removed Koshai and Sporestruck Embermane shock visual effects to fix crashes on Nintendo Switch.

  • Fixed a crash on PC that occurred when opening the Slayer’s Path menu.

  • Fixed a crash on PC that occurred when interacting with the Middleman.

  • Reduced memory consumption across all platforms.


Gnasher

Gnasher

  • Deepfrost Gnashers are now the same size as Flameborn Gnashers. Deepfrost Gnashers will no longer feel insecure.

  • Deepfrost Gnashers’ shoulder slam moves now apply damage consistently.

  • Adjusted the area of effect for Deepfrost Gnasher slam attacks to more accurately sync with its animations.

  • Lesser Gnashers no longer have a “?” icon stuck on the compass during some encounters.


Gameplay

Gameplay

  • Urska weapons’ legendary ability no longer causes frost Behemoths to be chilled.

  • Teleport attacks, such as the Malkarion weapons’ legendary ability, will no longer cause a Behemoth to retreat and heal when hit.


Environment

Environment

  • Players will no longer get stuck floating in the air when jumping onto a ledge.

  • Fixed various cases of broken geometry collision across all Hunting Grounds.


UI

UI

  • The dye category for “Heroic Behemoths” has been renamed to “Behemoths” to better reflect that these dyes can come from non-heroic Behemoths.

  • It is now clearly communicated in the quest tracker if a current quest requires you to return to Ramsgate.

  • Quests that require players to slay a Behemoth multiple times will now display the proper objectives in the quest tracker.

  • If a party disbands in the Hunting Grounds, players will no longer see each other on their compasses.

  • Fixed a bug where the wrong message would display for players who were blocked from buying tonics due to not having the proper requirements.

  • Fixed a bug where the ironhide pylon had an incorrect text description.

  • You will once again see a popup screen when a weapon is reforged that shows its current level and the number of aetherhearts gained.

  • Fixed a bug where the quest “From the Embers” would highlight every weapon in the crafting screen, not just the Embermane weapons that satisfy the quest requirement.

  • Frost Escalations now properly count for quests “Escalation Game” and “The Apex Predator.”


Audio

Audio

  • Slayer’s Path nodes now make a sound when unlocked.

  • Combat music will not switch randomly while fighting more than one Behemoth in Escalation.


Ramsgate

Ramsgate

  • Removed all traces of winter from Ramsgate, including Max’s reindeer horn. Until next year …

  • Added the proper Urska helmet to the forge’s armour display.

  • Replaced the Paladin of Vylmark chest piece at the forge’s armour display with the new version introduced in 1.5.3.

  • Increased the scale of the sigil on the Paladin’s Beacon fabric.

  • Reduced the interaction range for Arkan Drew and moved him further from the Lantern Attunement Device’s interaction range. No one puts Arkan in the corner … Except us.

Known issues

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