Release Notes: October 3, 2013
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Former PWE Community Team Lead
Join Date: Jun 2012
Release Notes: October 3, 2013
10-02-2013, 05:11 PM
Mark Valentine Memorial
A memorial has been placed on the grounds of the Starfleet Academy to honor the memory all the captains we've lost on our journey through Star Trek Online.
First Contact Cluster Missions
Resolved an issue where sometimes mission critical contacts would not spawn.
Romulan Temporal Ship R'Mor no longer unpacks with 2 Tipler Cylinder consoles.
The Cure Found
Resolved an issue which was causing players to enter a failed version of the event.
Resolved an issue where captains were only receiving a 100 Mark of choice reward box instead of a 250 Mark of choice box from completing the project.
This trait can now be triggered by the following additional Science abilities:
Tractor Beam Repulsors
Any ability that has a Toggle duration (shown as a short duration countdown on your hotkey bar) will not activate Photonic Capacitor until this duration has completed.
The Stealth bonus granted no longer stacks.
Only the highest bonus will apply.
The Defense bonus still stacks.
No longer has a chance to activate on each period of maintained powers like Eject Warp Plasma.
Resolved an issue where Inspirational Leader would proc more frequently than intended.
The description now includes the "one free respec" portion.
Resolved some issues with some Tactical Bridge Officer powers.
All weapon modifying Tactical Bridge Officer powers are now unable to activate while the category of buff they give is already active.
For example, while Beam Overload 1 buff is active, Beam Overload 2 cannot be fired.
All weapon modifying Tactical Bridge Officers powers are now unable to activate for 5 seconds after using the ability.
For example, for 5 seconds after firing Beam Overload, Beam Overload 1, 2, and 3 cannot be activated.
These changes affect all of the following categories of powers at all ranks:
Beam Fire At Will
Beam Subsystem Targeting
Mine Dispersal Pattern Alpha
Mine Dispersal Pattern Beta
Cannon Rapid Fire
Cannon Scatter Volley
High Yield Torpedo
Ranks 2 and 3 now properly benefit from the captain's AuxPower and Graviton Generators skill.
The base damage of the power has been increased at all ranks.
The Repel values of all ranks can now be improved slightly with Graviton Generators skill.
The Radius bonus gained by Graviton Generators has been increased.
The amount of bonus damage that Aux Power and Partical Generators give to this power have been decreased.
All ranks of Tyken's Rift now apply the proper bonuses of the user's AuxPower, Flow Capacitors and Particle Generators.
The base value of the periodic power drain has been increased by approximately 50%.
The bonus from Aux Power has been decreased to less than half of its prior potential.
The base kinetic damage dealt by this power has been increased by about 35%
Graviton Pulse Generator
Innate Resistances to Slow (like those provided by the skill Inertial Dampers) now reduce the Duration of this debuff, instead of the Magnitude.
The benefit this ability gains from the Graviton Generators skill has been reduced by half.
Fast Reload Projectile Officers no longer reduce the recharge time of the Destabilized Plasma Torpedo.
Resolved some issues with the Romulan Xenobiologist kits.
The Mk X kit version no longer has the same powers as the very rare version Mk X.
The Mk X kit now correctly has Stasis Field R4 instead of R3.
Orion Slave Hangar Pets
Their odds to pillage Energy Credits and Commodities have doubled.
Each successful pillage will result in a higher average energy credit rate.
Warp Core Breach
Reduced the flee distance from 5km to 3km.
Emergency Power to Engines now only last 5 seconds for enemy craft.
The 30 second duration for players remains unchanged.
Matter/Antimatter Warp Core mod "Auxiliary to Shields" now displays the correct mod abbreviation in its item display names.
Cores with this power will now properly display as "A->S" instead of "E->S".
Warhead Yield Chamber consoles no longer displays their damage tooltip twice.
Resolved an issue where sometimes carrier's small craft would not fight against enemies while in Intercept mode.
Elachi Crescent Wave Cannon
Now requires a target to be in its arc before it can be fired.
The Tricobalt Torpedo weapons now have the correct power icon when Torpedo High Yield or Torpedo Spread is active.
Captains can now choose to remove the "U.S.S.", "I.K.S" or "R.R.W." prefix from all lockbox ships.
Additionally, Klingon captains may now choose "O.S.S." for Orion ships (Orion Syndicate Ship), "G.H.S." for Gorn ships (Gorn Hegemony Ship) or "N.F.V." for Nausicaan ships (Nausicaan Free Vessel).
Captains can also choose to remove the prefix from Orion and Nausicaan ships.
Resolved an issue that caused the NumpadEnter key to be recognized as the Enter keybind.
Re-enabled game chat channel filters for Emotes and Minigame.
Brandon "BranFlakes" Felczer
Former Community Team Lead for Perfect World Entertainment
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