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Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online: Release Notes: September 3, 2015

By Alex
Wed 02 Sep 2015 07:28:41 PM PDT

General:

  • Resolved a number of issues involving FX related crashes.
  • Resolved an issue which was causing occasional crashes involving the UI.
  • Resolved an issue which occasionally caused a crash when a mission objective would update.
  • “Butterfly” is now a level 60 mission found in the Iconian War tab of the episode journal.
  • The Torpedo FX will now properly end when Tholian Disruption torpedoes explode.
  • The R.R.W. Cretak will no longer appear in random Romulan space spawns.
  • Resolved an issue where when switching to another character in the same Armada as the last, not all fleets will appear listed in the Armada list.
  • Crystalline Cataclysm event has been extended to 9/7/15 at 10:00 AM.
  • Added Yvonne Craig to the memorial plaque.
  • Resolved an issue which was causing Radiant Subatomic Field to be too loud.
  • Resolved an issue where the Available Skills UI left-side list might become too large.
  • Made slight changes to the icon art for Blaze of Glory.
  • Hooked up a unique icon for the Seismic Agitation Field power.
  • Added new icon for probation booting.

 

Systems:

  • A new unique Shield has been added to the Shields R&D School: Hyper-Capacitor Shield Array [Cap]x4.
    • Has even higher Capacity and lower Regen than a Covariant base shield.
    • Has a built-in "Capacitance Bleed" mode which, when toggled on, increases Energy Weapon Damage at the price of draining a small amount of the players current Shield Capacity with each weapon fire.
    • This recipe requires Level 15 in the Shields R&D School, and also requires an R&D Shield Specialist to create.
  • The project costs for all Weekly Fleet Buffs have been adjusted:
    • Fleet Marks increased from 300 to 400.
    • Dilithium reduced from 25,000 to 20,000.
    • Fleet Credits reduced from 750,000 to 200,000.
    • Expertise unchanged at 200,000.
  • Vaadwaur Split Bolt and Vaadwaur Assault Debilitator weapons now gain correct [Mod]s at Ultrarare and Gold quality upgrades.
    • Existing versions of these items have been updated.
  • Resolved an issue that was allowing [PvP Res] and [PvP Dmg] mods to still appear on crafted Deflector Dishes.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing Piercing Tetryon Weapons to change into normal Tetryon Weapons when attempting to Upgrade them.
    • Existing items that already fell victim to this issue will not be reverted.
    • Only newly-obtained versions can be upgraded.
  • Repaired upgrade path for some items that were not receiving the proper [Mod] additions at certain quality upgrades including:
    • CRM 200
    • Federation Type 1 Phaser
    • Jem'Hadar Assault Wide-Area Minigun
    • Plasmatic Biomatter Torpedo Launcher
    • Synchronic Proton Distortion Prototype Assault Rifle
    • Existing upgraded versions of the above weapons that are missing one or more [Mod] will be automatically repaired. 
  • Fleet Research Lab:
    • Renamed "Krenim Researcher Outfit" to "Krenim Uniform Collection".
    • Updated description on Krenim Uniform Collection to display correct list of costume pieces it includes. 
    • Resolved a typo in the dialogue of the Duty Officer Assignments contact. 
  • Removed restriction that made "Go Down Fighting" unavailable while the Starship Trait "Invincible" was active.
    • These can now be used together. 

 

Powers:

  • All explosions caused by Neutronic torpedoes are now limited to a maximum of 10 targets.
    • Subspace Vortex no longer shares a cooldown category with Gravity Well and Tyken's Rift, but also no longer benefits from "Deflector" ability cooldown Duty Officers.
    • Subspace Vortex now more reliably cleans itself up, and triggers the appropriate cooldown on expiration.
  • Aceton Beam:
    • Description updated to reflect stacking limitations: Dmg effect applies, but all Radiation DOTs stack.
    • Increased base damage at all ranks by ~250%.
  • Resolved issues with a few powers that contained either Shield Drain or Shield Healing mechanics, which were incorrectly set to be unaffected by Resistances and/or Buffs including:
    • Overwhelm Emitters
    • Dominion Defense Screen
    • Shield Absorptive Frequency Generator
    • As a result of these changes, items which Debuff Shield Healing will also affect a wider variety of abilities. 
  • Plasma Feedback Cascade now reflects damage back to the first attacker who hits with a ranged energy weapon.
  • "Sensor Distortion", used by Romulan Drone hangar pets, can no longer effect players.
  • Borg's "Assimilate Ship" debuff can once again be cleansed using Tactical Team, and properly displays its debuff icon while active.
  • Vascular Regenerator now cleanses all effects of Borg Assimilation Nanites.
  • Focused Assault no longer applies the Emitter Synergy buff to enemies while active. 
  • Mines and Targetable Torpedoes can once again benefit from Kemocite-Laced Weaponry and Attack Pattern: Beta.
  • Resolved an issue that was allowing the passive 3 piece bonus from the Nukara Elite Ground Set to trigger effects that should not attach to passive abilities.
  • Resolved an issue that was allowing the Crystalline Refraction ability from the Nukara Crystalline Resilient Shields to be applied to the player’s primary ship when the shield was equipped on a slotted Shuttle.
  • The damage-over-time effect from Structural Integrity Collapse, all ranks, can now be removed by using Engineering Team.

 

Character:

  • Resolved a clipping issue on male Resistance Boots if thighs were scaled up.
  • Reman chests now properly appear when wearing the Reman Work Vest.
  • Resolved clipping issue on the TOS Mirror Female Upper pieces.
  • Adjusted the Talaxian Skirt to optimize character animation movements.
  • Bare Skin for Aliengen Female has been re-categorized.
    • The bare chest and bare hips have been made NPC only.
  • Set female "Shoe Motion Picture" to work with uniform loose pants.
  • Corrected Romulan 22nd century names to "23rd Century".
  • Resolved an issue with certain species chests not showing when wearing the female KDF Honor Guard Be'ves top.
  • Removed female Dabo top from the Honor Guard category.
  • Resolved clipping issues on shins with male Honor Guard pants while wearing Honor Guard boots.

 

Known Issues:

  • The glow from interactable objects stays visible after interacting with them.
  • Bridge Officer ground powers reset after viewing the status window of a Bridge Officer.
  • Some players are not able to reclaim the Breen Chel Grett and the Dyson Science Destroyer.

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