Open Testing: Elemental

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This is the big testing session that will precede Easter. So we, once again, loaded the session with many of the cool stuff we want to release. Take a look!

Please note that you’ll need to join the Testing Server (upper right corner of your screen) so that you can join this session. Also, as usual, your regular production account won’t work here. If you don’t have one already, you’ll need to create a Testing one. And don’t forget to remove it when you are finished testing. Doing so will avoid issues with the actual production launcher when we update the game.

The Shatters

We have decided to alter The Shatters to cut down on the time needed to complete it. We have done that trying to keep the essence of the dungeon, but focusing on the Castle section, which was the part that received the most feedback and also what our data indicated could benefit the most from a completion time reduction. We also wanted to improve the Dungeon’s balance towards solo players. Overall, we aimed for Shatters to have a very significant speed up thanks to these changes, which we detail here:

  • Payload waypoints in each wing cut from 7 to 4.
  • Payload speed increased and player detection distance increased
  • Waypoint health and scaling reduced
  • Enemy density in castle reduced
  • Archmage can now take 15% of its max health per stagger, up from 12.5% (Should take fewer bird phases to complete with high enough DPS)
  • Slightly reduced invulnerability times in the Archmage fight
  • Tendril armor pierce shots during King’s Desperation Move lowered to 45 damage
  • Desperation Move Shade purple shots lowered to 70 damage, red shots lowered to 100

Mountain Temple


  • General enemy density lowered
  • Corrupted armor can only spawn in Large rooms
  • Mini corrupted armor can spawn without their larger counterpart in most room types
  • Corrupted spawn can now spawn in regular rooms


  • Archers no longer paralyze, instead only slowing
  • Monks shot pattern changes, now inflicting petrify for 0.6 seconds instead of darkness
  • Casters shots boomerang, inflicting curse instead of confuse
  • Corrupted armor quiet changed to silence


  • Full fight rework
  • The fight now focused on fighting 4 elemental spirits that Daichi commands.
  • A lot of excess time has been cut from the fight to speed it up


  • Added an additional rainbow pot
  • Defense potion increased to greater defense
  • Newly added bard and summoner STs moved from Daichi to the Earth and Air spirits respectively.

Lair of Draconis

New mod

  • Soul Boost – A tier
    • All dragons will have their best drop rates as if they were the last boss fought.


  • New portal art
  • New key art
  • Increased drop rates on all loot
  • Greater Potions drop in the place of regular potions.
  • T3 rings, T9 weapons, t10 armors removed from drop tables.
  • There is now a button to teleport instead of being teleported automatically.
  • Reduced time needed to teleport back to the main room after defeating a dragon.


  • New First phase
  • Crimson souls now choose randomly between orbiting Pyyr or chasing the player so that they all don’t clump together.
  • New finale phase
  • New art for projectiles and lava


  • During the “whack-a-mole” phase, Nikao will stay in each pool a bit longer and jump to a new one every time a damage threshold is reached.
  • Removed the 15% max hp self heal
  • Eggs now spawn 2 souls upon being destroyed instead of one being spawned with the egg and one spawning once cracked.
  • Made Feargus projectile inheritance fairer.
  • New art for blue, green, and red water tiles.


  • New fight structure
  • New finale attack
  • New art for rocks and some projectiles.


  • Eggs now activate sooner
  • Souls are less aggressive
  • Removed extra minion spawning phase between miasma and invisible attack.


  • Removed his final clone phase before death
  • Added anti-decoy measures.

Favorite Pet feature

This QoL change will allow you to mark a pet as “favorite” by clicking on the little icon next to its name in the Pet Menu (go to Pet Yard and talk to the Yard Caretaker).

A “favorited” pet will auto-follow your character when you create a new character.

Item Balance

Katana rework

  • Katanas have been adjusted to have a more interesting and congruent stat distribution.
TierNameDamageAvgShotsRate of Fire
0Rusty Katana30-7552.511
1Kendo Stick35-8057.511
2Plain Katana40-8562.511
3Thunder Katana50-907011
4Line Kutter Katana60-9577.511
5Night Edge60-1108511
6Sky Edge80-11597.511
7Buster Katana95-130112.511
8Demon Edge100-155127.511
9Jewel Eye Katana105-170137.511
UTVoid Blade600-75067510.3
UTDoku No ken125-15514011.2
UTCelestial Blade200-22021011
UTBlade of the Assailant125-180152.2511.25
UTCandy Katana125-170147.511.25
UTRay katana15015011.1
STQuartz Cutter75-9082.530.8
STSaif of the Deep65-8072.540.7

Bow Rework

  • We are introducing a completely new playstyle for Bows! We hope you enjoy this new change and let us know what you think of it.
  • Some bows like the Crossbow, the Double Bow, and the Heavy Crossbow have been renamed to match their new functions. They will now be called “Hardwood Bow”, “Sharpshooter Bow” and Redwood Bow”.

Tiered Bows:

  New Tiered  
TierMain MinMain MaxAvg DamageSide MinSide MaxSide Avg

UT Bows:

 New UT Bows  
NameMinMaxAvgNum ShotRoF 
Bramble Bow304537.531.2 
Coral Bow70908021.25arc gap decreased to 9
Doom Bow50060055010.33 
Leaf Bow120175147.511.4 
Thousand Shot6513097.512 
Bow of the Void175250212.511.05 

ST Bows:

 Current ST Bows 
NameMinMaxAvgNum ShotRoF
Nectar Crossfire125(60)135(60)47.5(60)1(1)1
Bergenia Bow160195177.511
Deathless Crossbow170205187.511

Other items:

Soulcursed Scythe
  • Chains do armor piercing damage.
Penetrating Blast Spell :
  • Projectile count reduced to 6, damage increased, shots now circle their spawn location really fast. Projectiles pass cover.
    60-90 damage – > 300-400 damage
Tome of Holy Furor
  • Mp cost reduced to 110
Tideturner Trident:
  • arc gap reduced to 6; 4.76 true range
  • Range buffed to 4.75
  • Arc gap removed
  • Amplitude 0.3 -> 0.5
  • Frequency 1.7 -> 1
Daybreak Chakram:
  • Mp drain reduced to 20 mp/s.
Incubation Mace
  • Num shots reduced to 3
Helm of the Swift Bunny:
  • Removed CD
Jade Storm Spell
  • Mp cost reduced to 125

Every T14 Weapon: 

  • Fame bonus for weapons now start at T7, meaning t14 now has an 8% fame bonus.
Shadow Serpent Sidearm
  • + 50 HP, +5 Vit
Pirate King’s Cutlass :
  • Removed def down
Draconis Potion:
  • Energized instead of invisible
Midnight star:
  • Damage buffed to 600-900
Fire Dragon Battle Armor + Eggre Battle Armor
  • DoT increased to 1000 from 500.
Experimental ring
  • HP/MP reduced by 10 (60/60/4/4 -> 50/50/4/4)
Candy Coated Armor:
  • Dex reduction is now only 5 instead of 10.
Centaurs Shielding
  • Def increased to 13 from 10.
Celestial blade:
  • New shot pattern
Archangels judgment
  • Min damage increased by 5
Honeytomb Snare
  • Cooldown reduced to 3 seconds from 6 seconds.
Murky Toxin
  • Decreased DoT time to three seconds from 4 seconds on both impacts.
  • Increased outer impact range to 5 from 4.
  • Increased inner impact range to 2.5 from 2
Pharaoh’s Requiem
  • Tossed to cursor instead of spawned on player.
/ Shrieking/Spinal quiver
  • Reduced MP cost to 90.
Seal of Cubic Conundra
  • +50 hp + 3def on equip(initially had no bonus stats)
Seraphim’s Guard
  • +15 def on equip (13 ->15)
Queen’s Stinger
  • Min damage buffed by 25
Crystalline Kunai
  • Activate now shoots the kunai as well
  • Proc cooldown: 2 -> 4
  • Damage: 550 -> 350
  • Armor pierce added
/Demon blade / Sword of Illumination 
  • Arc gap 40 -> 25
Cnidaria Rod
  • Damage: 150 -> 120
  • Damage per wis: 4 -> 10
  • Base Targets: 5 -> 4
  • Wis per target: 10 -> 5
Cloak of Refraction
  • Decoy duration: 2.5 -> 4
  • Cloak duration: 5.5 -> 4
  • Now spawns 2 summons that orbit the decoy shooting shots that deal 200-300 damage every 0.2 seconds
Virulent Venom
  • Damage: 650 -> 700
  • Mana cost: 105 -> 100
  • Decoy size reduced slightly
Tyrant’s toxin
  • Initial grenade throw time reduced: 1.2 -> 0.8
  • (clusters still take as long to land)

Spider eye ring
  • Proc chance: 5% -> 100%
  • Wis replaced with Def
/ Spirit/Foramite Staff
  • Damage: 30-70 -> 35 -75
  • Fire rate: 1.65 -> 1.6
  • Amplitude: 0.8 -> 0.7
/ / Matrix armors
  • Proc threshold: 75hp -> 20% hp
Virtuous Wakizashi (T7)
  • Nerf min damage by 100
Mantle of Monarchy
  • Gives 125 vit for 10 when hit, cooldown 25 secodns
Cloak of Cubic Enigma
  • Added new animation for the minion
Candy Katana
  • Amplitude reduced to .55
Coral bow
  • Arc gap 10 -> 9
  • Time to explode 1.4 – > 0.8
  • Damage 900-850 -> 750 – 800
  • Range 3.5 -> 3.0
  • Projectile speed 16.5 -> 19.4

Elemental reskins

Amulet of Elemental Earth


…our Mother and our Essence and our livelihood… we would now seek its full potential.

+10 DEF, 6% XP bonus

Amulet of Elemental Fire


…a driving force, indeed the driving force of nature and of civilization, would drive us once again to…

+10 ATT, 6% XP bonus

Amulet of Elemental Air


We sought to ape its astonishing force, to reproduce it in our environment…

+10 DEX, 6% XP bonus

Amulet of Elemental Water


…the principle of things that are, Water could take all forms that make up our world, and we harnessed it…

+10 VIT, 6% XP bonus

Elemental Equilibrium


Within this relic, all elements swirl in perfect equilibrium. What would otherwise unleash cataclysmic disaster holds together in immaculate arcane homeostasis. We would surpass it.

Fury of Flame and Storm: Gain +5 attack and dexterity while attacking if your health is above 90% Max HP

Perseverance of Land and Water: Gain +5 defense and +10 vitality for 10 seconds when taking damage below 60% Max HP

Cooldown: 20 seconds


Celestial Blade reskin


Our elder would look upon the storms and how a thing with no substance could leave but desolation in its wake, and she watched, and for a long time she thought.


Sadamune reskin


And the Great Wave bore upon our dwellings, flushing us and our beasts and our tools… but one remained, and he held aloft his blade, and summoned to himself the powers that still haunted this place.


Bow of Mystical Energy reskin


What force would do but the very force behind life and movement? No other. This weapon would prove it.


Leaf Bow reskin


She had read the tomes of other races, and she sat upon the Earth, and her wisdom was the wisdom of the Earth, and she saw how we must proceed.

Spring Reskins

Cube God, Skull Shrine, Ghost Ship, Grand Sphinx and Hermit God have their April Fool’s resprites…

…and Chicken Oryx awaits you in his Chicken Chamber!

New Skins

  • Air Elemental Paladin Skin
  • Young Air Elemental Pet Skin
  • Water Elemental Summoner Skin
  • Young Water Elemental Pet Skin
  • Fire Elemental Sorcerer Skin
  • Young Fire Elemental Pet Skin
  • Earth Elemental Knight Skin
  • Young Earth Elemental Pet Skin
  • Banana Dance Ninja Skin
  • Easter Egg Trickster Skin
  • April Showers Necromancer Skin
  • May Flowers Huntress Skin
  • Bunny Attendant Kensei Skin
  • Playful Bunny Pet Skin

Skin Recycling

When you attempt to unlock a skin you already own, you will get a prompt to swap it for Crystals of Fortune. Please note that this does not apply to rank 6 skins, tradeable skins, and no rank skins.  

A popup will appear when you try to consume a skin that you already have in the wardrobe:

  • A notification is shown once the skin has been recycled:
  • Crystals of Fortune are sent to the Gift chest:
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