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Star Trek Online

PC and Console Patch Notes for 8/8/19

By Ambassador Kael | Wed 07 Aug 2019 07:12:46 PM PDT

PC PATCH NOTES FOR 8/8/19

 

Event:

  • The Arena of Sompek
    • The Arena of Sompek returns as a Featured Task Force Operation!
    • This event will last for 3 weeks and Captains can earn an all new reward!
    • Complete the TFO on 14 different days to earn the Section 31 Heavy Phaser Rifle in addition to marks, dilithium, and three Featured TFO Reward Boxes.
    • There will be a buyout option associated with the Event, which can be purchased from the Zen Store to receive 10 Featured TFO Commendations and 1 Ultimate Tech Upgrade.
    • Arena Of Sompek Updates:
      • The minimum level for participation has been reduced from 50 to 10.
        • Romulan and Jem’Hadar characters must have chosen a primary allegiance.
      • There will no longer be a “Timed” and “Untimed” version of the TFO.
      • The failure condition of having all players dead simultaneously has been removed from the Event version of the map.
      • The event version will automatically complete and award rewards when Wave 7 is complete.
  • Section 31 Heavy Phaser Rifle
    • Section 31 Heavy Phaser Rifle is a new reward for completing The Arena of Sompek on 14 different days.
    • Section 31 Heavy Phaser Rifle’s primary setting will fire an additional bolt that seeks out a random target near the primary foe's location.
    • Section 31 Heavy Phaser Rifle’s secondary fire channels a high-intensity sweeping beam designed to lay waste to a large area in a short amount of time.
    • Obtaining the Section 31 Heavy Phaser Rifle on any character on your account will unlock the ability to reclaim the item on other characters, via the Reclaim tab of the Dilithium Store.
      • You may only reclaim this item on characters that do not already own one.
    • For more details, please visit the The Arena of Sompek - Your Last Chance at a Free Ship! blog at: https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/11222513-the-arena-of-sompek-your-last-chance-at-a-free-ship%21
  • Coupon Progress Tokens
    • This is the third and final FTFO in our Free T6 Ship Event.
    • Earn Coupon Progress Tokens each day, allowing you to eventually claim a free Tier 6 Starship of your choice from the Zen Store!

 

Character:

  • Resolved an issue that was preventing the “none” from appearing as an option for Female Alien characters.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing the Klingon Eye Patch accessory to clip through the character model.

 

Systems:

  • Infinity Lockbox Updates:
    • Updated contents of Infinity Lock Box to include items from the Emperor's Lock Box.
      • The Voth Bastion Flight Deck Carrier has been removed as a choice from the "Infinity Prize Pack: T5 Ship" package, and the Voth Palisade Science Vessel has been removed from the Lobi Store.
      • The Voth Rampart Command Flight Deck Carrier [T6]] has been added as a choice to the "Infinity Prize Pack: T6 Ship" package, and the Voth Bastille Temporal Science Vessel [T6] has been added to the Lobi Store.
      • For more information, please visit the The Voth Evolve in the Infinity Lock Box! blog at:

https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/11225813-the-voth-evolve-in-the-infinity-lock-box%21

  • Ship Updates:
    • The Tier 6 Temporal Destroyer and Temporal Science Vessel are now fully Temporal Operative starships.
    • Their commander seat now has access to the Temporal Operative specialization, and they now have the Molecular Reconstruction mechanics
    • This applies retroactively, and affects the following starships:
    • Klein Temporal Destroyer [T6]
    • Tal'aura Temporal Destroyer [T6]
    • Chargh'poH Temporal Destroyer [T6]
    • Verne Temporal Science Vessel [T6]
    • Sui'Mor Temporal Science Vessel [T6]
    • Qul'poH Temporal Science Vessel [T6]
    • Flight Deck Cruisers have been renamed to "Flight Deck Carriers".
    • All Flight Deck Carriers have been updated to have 2 hangar bays.
      • This applies retroactively.
    • All Escort Carriers have been renamed to "Strike Wing Escorts".
    • All Strike Wing Escorts have had their Quick Deployment ship mastery replaced with Enhanced Weapon Systems.
      • This applies retroactively.
    • For more information on these updates, please visit the Putting the "Temporal" in "Temporal Starships" blog at:

https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/11218193-putting-the-%22temporal%22-in-%22temporal-starships%22

  • All previous Event Reward items have been removed from the Weekend Event Store.
    • Any reclaimable items previously available for reclaim via the Weekend Event Store may now be reclaimed from the Reclaim store in the Dilithium Store.
    • Players that still have Weekend Event Vouchers remaining may now purchase a Phoenix Prize Pack with each remaining voucher they still possess.
  • Beam Overload has undergone significant changes:
    • Beam Overload now significantly increases the damage of all of your Beam attacks for 10 seconds, instead of only 1.
    • The Superweapon Ingenuity Starship Trait now increases the duration of Beam Overload for 5 seconds.
  • The mission "A New Warfare" now only rewards a Very Rare Kobali-species Warfare Specialist Duty Officer on first play. Subsequent completions of this mission rewards a random Rare Duty Officer instead.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing immunity to knockback to not work properly.
  • "Superfluous Emitters" (Command Captain Spec) has been rebuilt to improve performance, and the description has been updated to match its intended functionality.
  • The weapon proc from Advanced Beam Arrays now grants a scaling buff to Advanced Beam Critical Severity, instead of Bonus Damage.
  • Updated descriptions on Phoenix Prize Packs to reflect full list of current rewards, including recent additions.
  • Added the Bajor Defense Warp Core and Singularity Core to the "Very Rare" Tier of the Phoenix Redemption Store.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Damage over Time portion of Plasma Shockwave 3 to be significantly higher than intended.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing the 3pc bonus from the Lorca’s Ambition Set to launch torpedoes while you were cloaked.

 

CONSOLE PATCH NOTES FOR 8/8/19

 

Event:

  • Crystalline Cataclysm Task Force Operation
    • Crystalline Cataclysm returns as a Featured Task Force Operation!
    • This event will last for 3 weeks and Captains can earn an all new reward!
    • Complete the TFO on 14 different days to earn the Black Ops Mine Launcher in addition to marks, dilithium, and three Featured TFO Reward Boxes.
    • This box gives your choice of an Enhanced Universal Tech Upgrade or a Captain Specialization Point Box.
    • Daily completion will reward a Featured TFO Commendation, rather than the Crystal Shards that were rewarded in the past.
    • There will be a buyout option associated with the Event, which can be purchased from the Zen Store to receive 10 Featured TFO Commendations and 1 Ultimate Tech Upgrade.
  • Black Ops Mine Launcher
    • Black Ops Mine Launcher is a new reward for completing Operation Riposte on 14 different days.
    • The Black Ops Mine Launcher is a weapon which may be slotted into any Aft Weapon Slot on any starship and also will unlock, via the Reclaim tab of the Dilithium Store, for other characters on your account.
      • Blackout Mines: The Kinetic Damage dealt by one of these explosive devices resonates with enemy shields gaining increased damage based on the target's current shield percent – the higher they are, the harder these hit.
      • Blade Mines: These vicious mines will repeatedly attempt to bore along the hull of enemies, causing Physical damage over time, before detonating after a fixed period of time to deal Kinetic damage to enemies in the blast area.
    • For more details, please visit the Return of the Crystalline Entity blog at: https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/xbox/star-trek-online/news/detail/11222523-return-of-the-crystalline-entity

 

Character:

  • Discovery Tactical Helmet and Visor are now available for Liberated Borg characters.
  • Jem’Hadar Gamma Reputation armor is now available to outfit Bridge Officers with. 

 

Systems:

  • Reduced the price of all items in the Weekend Event Store to 1 Voucher.
  • Discovery Marks have been added to all sources of "Choice of All Marks" packages/rewards available throughout the game.
  • Very Rare Kobali Warfare Specialists (J'Tenall/J'Tynsen) are no longer eligible to be sent on assignments that remove them from your crew.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Agony Phaser Torpedo to list the damage from its Torpedo Spread 3 as being from Torpedo Spread 2.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Kumari Phaser Wing Cannons to use Cannon Scatter Volley 1 when Cannon Scatter Volley 3 was activated.
  • Resolved an issue that caused Targeting-Linked Phaser Single Cannons to only benefit from Cannons: Rapid Fire 1 when they should benefit from Cannons: Rapid Fire 3.
  • Consoles that previously were restricted to Jem'Hadar Ships only can now be equipped on any starship.
  • Resolved an issue that would cause a pet that was ordered to use thea Engineering Maneuver on themself to not do anything for a period of time.
    • They will instead now be able to heal themself during that time.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing the Ship Vendor access during the Dominion Tutorial to not display any starships for purchase.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the Tyler's Duality trait from updating its critical hit bonuses as your maximum health changed.
  • Resolved an issue that could cause the "Reactive Repair Nanites" trait to force you into combat.
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent the "Find Half of the Temporal Probes" and "Find All of the Temporal Probes" Temporal Agent tasks from being completable for some characters.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Tal Shiar Adapted Borg Warp Core to list two different values of Transwarp speeds.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing Mycelial Lightning to fire more than once per target.

 

Known Issues:

  • The Infinity Promotion R&D Pack Bundle: These items list the Mirror Crossfield Science Destroyer (T6), instead of the Miracle Worker Flight Deck Cruiser [T6] and D7 Miracle Worker Flight Deck Cruiser [T6].
    • This is a text error only.

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