Patch Notes

Highlights

Life Day is upon us once again! Celebrate the occasion from December 16th 2014 until January 6th, 2015 at 4AM PST (12 Noon GMT).

General

  • Updated the population limits for Rishi, Yavin 4, and the SOLO-Mode Flashpoints in order to address performance issues.
  • The Master of Ceremonies vendor is now available on both Fleets, and sells the following items:
    • Life Day Snowball Bomb Ability
    • Blue-Purple Life Day Holo-tree Decoration
    • Gold Life Day Holo-tree Decoration
    • Sleigh I Vehicle
    • Cyan Sphere Vehicle
    • Life Day Tree Fireworks
  • Anniversary Personnel has been assigned to either Fleet to distribute free Third Anniversary Stronghold Decorations! They will be available until Game Update 3.0.2, and have the following Decorations:
    • 3rd Anniversary Fireworks Launcher
    • 3rd Anniversary Galactic Memorial
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Coruscant
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Dromund Kaas
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Korriban
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Nar Shadaa
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Rishi
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Tatooine
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Tython
    • Art: 3rd Anniversary Celebration – Yavin 4
  • Added missing text in numerous places in the French and German clients.
  • The Coalition Staging Area on Yavin 4 is now a sanctuary.
  • The following Rishi Achievements no longer reset on logout:
    • The Last Straugh
    • Where’s Wudd
    • A Breck House
    • Three Not So Little Grophets
    • Smell of the Sea
    • X Marks the Spot
  • The number of Rishi Idol Decorations obtainable per Legacy has been increased to 10.
  • Data Packets obtained from the Grophets on Rishi are no longer classified as Junk.
  • Corrected an issue that would cause trainable Abilities to not appear on Class Trainers.
  • Satele Shan’s Lightsaber is now the correct color on the Shadow of Revan loading screen.

Cartel Market

  • Belts contained in the Pilgrim’s Shadow Pack and the Initiate’s Shadow Pack now have Dye Module slots as originally intended.
  • The Freebooter's Trade Union Reputation description now correctly states that items from the Shadow Packs increase reputation.
  • The Silent Ghost and Nefarious Bandit armor sets and lockboxes can now be searched on the GTN.

Classes + Combat

Jedi Knight

  • Dispatch’s cooldown has been increased to 10 seconds.
  • Saber Throw's damage has been increased.

Sentinel
General

  • Twin Saber Throw's damage has been slightly increased.

Watchman

  • Searing Saber now increases Burn Critical Chance by 5% as originally intended.

Concentration

  • The Koan buff now mentions “Focus” instead of “Rage.”

Guardian

  • Gather Strength now lasts for 15 seconds.
  • Awe now only affects 8 targets as intended.
  • Sundering Strike’s damage has been increased.
  • The Preparation Utility now properly removes the cooldown of Combat Focus when exiting combat.

Vigilance

  • Updated the Plasma Brand tooltip to indicate that it applies Elemental Damage over time following initial Elemental Damage.
  • Fixed the Plasma Brand Burn Damage modifier applied by the Keening affect.

Jedi Consular
Sage
Seer

  • Restoration now properly removes physical effects when the Seer Sage possess the Mend Wounds skill.

Sith Inquisitor
Sorcerer
Corruption

  • Expunge now properly removes physical effects when the Corruption Sorcerer possess the Sith Purity skill.

Smuggler
Gunslinger

  • The tooltip for Speed Shot now correctly states that it consumes energy over the duration of the channel.
  • The Crippling Diversion Utility now causes Diversion to slow the target as intended.

Sharpshooter

  • Charged Burst no longer triggers an Effect Proc on Trickshot when it is activated, as Trickshot already changes visual states when it becomes usable.

Trooper
Vanguard
Tactics

  • Tactical Surge no longer states that it replaces Ion Pulse in its tooltip.

Commando

  • Concussion Charge’s tooltip now correctly indicates that it can affect up to 8 targets instead of 6.
  • Combat Support Cell’s buff tooltip now correctly indicates that it increases both healing and damage.
  • Hail of Bolts' tooltip now correctly indicates that it hits up to 8 enemies instead of 6.
  • Supercharged Cell’s tooltip now correctly says Incendiary Round instead of Incendiary Missile.

Flashpoints + Operations

  • Level 56-60 Hard Mode Flashpoints have had their rewards in the Group Finder restored.
  • Coratanni now more reliably transitions to Phase 2 of her The Ravagers Operation encounter.
  • The Underlurker’s ability “Collapse” now channels fully during his Temple of Sacrifice encounter.
  • Ruugar and Blaster’s loot tables have been corrected on 16-Player Story Mode The Ravagers, and they now drop two pieces of Massassi gear instead of one.
  • Blaster’s 16-Player Hard Mode The Ravagers loot table has been corrected, and now drops two Revanite Wrist pieces instead of one.
  • Blood Hunt Mission levels are now correctly set to level 57.
  • The Hard Mode Depths of Manaan Achievement no longer resets on log out.
  • Galactic Starfighter

    • The following abilities that lost functionality with the release of Game Update 3.0 now work correctly:
      • EMP Missile (Tier 5 – Left Side)
      • Distortion Field (Tier 3 – Right Side)
      • Tensor Field (Tier 4 – Right Side)
      • Tensor Field (Tier 5 – Right Side)
      • Interdiction Drone (Tier 5 – Right Side)
      • Repair Probes (Tier 5 – Left Side)
      • Targeting Telemetry (Tier 4 – Right Side)
      • Targeting Telemetry (Tier 5 – Left Side)
      • Booster Recharge (Tier 5 – Left Side)

    GUI

    • Debuffs that can be cleansed are now sorted to the front of the Operation Frame’s Debuff Tray.

    Items + Economy

    • Dark Reaver Earpieces and Implants are now refundable for their purchase costs.
    • Dark Reaver Challenger’s Offhand Saber now has a DPS Enhancement instead of a Tank Enhancement.
    • Dark Reaver Stalker’s Saberstaff and Exhumed Stalker’s Saberstaff now have Advanced Battle Enhancements instead of Advanced Adept Enhancements.
    • The Dark Reaver Vindicator's critical bonus tooltip now mentions it can only occur once a minute.
    • Yavin Pummeler Bracers now appear correctly in game.
    • The Planter: Rishi Palm Tree (Medium) Decoration now grants the corresponding Decoration and not a Yavin Jungle Fern.
    • The Rishi and Massassi Healer gear has been renamed to “Med-Tech MK-2,” and the Rishi Maze DPS items have been renamed “Demolisher MK-2.”
    • Enemies in the Temple of Sacrifice now have a chance to drop the Yavin Temple Chandelier decoration instead of the Holo Sign: Hovering Rishi Dancer decoration.
    • The CZ-198 Reputation vendor now sells 162 rating gear for Basic Commendations instead of Elite Commendations.
    • The Force-Lord’s Gear Pack from the Mission “Confederacy” on Yavin 4 now grants items to Shadows and Assassins.
    • Sith Sorcerers now have a choice of a DPS or Healer Gear Pack when completing the Forged Alliances: Part 1 Mission.
    • The following items now have icons:
      • Rishi Maze Foestopper's MK-2 Offhand Saber
      • Rishi Maze Targeter's MK-2 Offhand Blaster
      • Rishi Maze Med-Tech's MK-2 Offhand Blaster
      • Rishi Maze Med-Tech's MK-2 Offhand Blaster
    • Corrected clipping issues with numerous 3.0 head slot items.
    • The Republic appearances for the following item sets have been corrected:
      • Rishi Maze Force-healer's MK-2 Robe
      • Rishi Maze Force-healer's MK-2 Boots
      • Rishi Maze Force-healer's MK-2 Handwraps
      • Rishi Maze Force-healer's MK-2 Headgear
      • Rishi Maze Force-healer's MK-2 Legwraps
      • Rishi Maze Force-healer's MK-2 Sash
      • Rishi Maze Force-healer's MK-2 Cuffs
    • The Statue of Eternal Grace Decoration now appears in the Decoration UI.
    • Pets, Mounts, and Vehicles now appear in the Decoration UI once again.
    • The lockboxes listed below no longer Bind on Legacy. Lockboxes currently stored in a Legacy Cargo Holds will remain Bound to Legacy until removed, and then they will bind to the character that removes them.
      • Dreadseed Storage Case
      • Star Forager Storage Case
      • HK51's Combat Outfit
      • Secure Crate
      • Furious Red-Yellow Color Crystal Lockbox
      • Furious Gear Lockbox
      • Furious Combatant Armor Lockbox
      • Furious Infiltrator Armor Lockbox
      • Furious Battler Armor Lockbox
      • Furious Weapon Lockbox
      • Furious Mystic Armor Lockbox
      • Imperial Battle Ace Pilot Suit
      • Imperial Covert Pilot Suit
      • Republic Experimental Pilot Suit

    Missions + NPCs

    • Addressed an issue with “[WEEKLY] Walking on Hallowed Grounds” that caused the Lance Squadron Command Unit to not give credit to the Operations group that defeated it.
    • The Lance Squadron Command Unit World Boss on Yavin 4 now has the “Terrifying” buff, which prevents companions from effectively participating in the encounter.
    • The Republic version of [WEEKLY] Galactic Conflicts now updates properly.
    • Strong NPCs now deal less damage with basic attacks.

    Warzones

    • Ship-based Warzone Training Dummies once again scale to the Player’s level.