RO2 Live Stream

RO2 will be in beta test over the next week, I will be periodically streaming gameplay from the game when I get a chance.  Check out my channel over on Justin.tv to watch!

http://www.justin.tv/thedoddler

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jRO Announces Dewata

Gungho has announced that the ‘Dewata’ Ragnarok Online update will be hitting Japan in just 5 days, on March 15th, 2011.  Dewata is a localized map modeled after Indonesia.  The update features the following content:

  • The city of Dewata.
  • 1 new field map.
  • 2 dungeon maps.
  • 6 new monsters, including the new MVP boss monster ‘Leyak’.
  • 6 new items, including a new headgear, armor, an enchantable dagger ‘Kris’, and 3 consumables.
  • 3 Quests.

The volcanic island of Dewata is reachable from the Alberta docks for 10k zeny.

For more information about the update, you can see the jRO Dewata update site (in Japanese) at the following url: http://www.ragnarokonline.jp/news/event/dewata/

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(Korea) Patch Notes Feb 15th, 2011

Common Patch

  • Kind-hearted Degril event has ended.
  • A special reward is added for one week to those that won the Valentine’s Day event contest.
  • Corrected the weight of Earing[1], Necklace[1], Ring[1], Brooch[1], Rosary[1], and Glove[1].
  • Changed some items that could be sold to an NPC but not dropped.

Main Servers

  • Thanatos server receives a 20% experience event for winning the 2011 1st server battle.

Sakray Test Server

  • Corrected an error with the item effect of the Alchemy Gloves.
  • Arch Bishop test has been updated. During the Odin Temple portion, when you go to the center of the map, the dialog with Valkyrie Vanhilde will not pop up automatically, you will have to manually talk to her.
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(Korea) Patch Notes Feb 9th, 2011

Common Patch

  • Corrected an error with the El Dicastes Daily quest “Pub Master’s Obsession”.
  • New Years Event has ended.
  • Mother’s Heart Event has ended.
  • Valentines event has started. (Feb 9th to March 16th). Quest starts in Alberta.

Main Servers

  • Corrected an error with the Judgement Robe and Care Robe’s elemental property.
  • Corrected the Warlock skill ‘Comet’ to not function on land protector.
  • Corrected an error with the option of the Makajiki item.
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jRO Renewal Differences

There’s a lot of uncertainty related to what Japan did with the renewal update, and how it compares to our current renewal.  This post is made to clarify these differences.  If something is not listed, such a flee, hit, defense, etc, it means it is not substantially different from the renewal we have. Continue reading

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jRO Jan 25th Update (2/3) – Spawn and Exp Changes

On maintenance of January 25th, monster spawn arrangement and experience values are adjusted to be better for both solo and party play.  The following is a list of spawn changes made across the game world.

Note: jRO monster spawns are generally different than iRO’s, and have different experience requirements for leveling up than we do.  Monster experience in their version is roughly 50% higher than their pre-renewal values.

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jRO Jan 25th Update (1/3) – Box Update

On maintenance of January 25th, item giving boxes are getting a full scale update.  Items affected are the Old Purple Box, Old Blue Box, Present Box, and Treasure Box. Continue reading

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(Korea) Patch Notes – Jan 26th, 2011

Common Patch

  • If you disconnect in the netcafe exclusive dungeon Izlude 6f, you’ll be returned to your save point now.

Main Servers

  • The Angel Wings can now be enchanted with hidden slot enchant. See the relevant NPC on Malangdo Island.
  • Adjusted the simple cash shop UI.
  • Ended the Gym Pass and Emperium G discount event.
  • Corrected a bug where aimed bolt and arrow storm were not exclusive to bows.
  • Corrected a bug where the FAW magic decoy would attack allied guardians in siege.
  • Corrected a bug where the FAW magic decoy would use melee attacks agianst players in pvp.
  • Corrected Ranger trap skills to be usable on land protector.
  • Corrected Warlocks ‘Comet’ skill to no longer be usable on land protector.
  • Corrected “Odin’s Power” skill to correctly consume SP.
  • Corrected a bug with using Warg Mastery or a Pet Incubator while under the effects of Masquarade: Gloomy.
  • While under the effects of Masquerade: Gloomy you can no longer use a mount item.

Sakray Server

  • The archer skeleton card has had its option changed to only give its effect if slotted in a bow weapon.
  • Corrected some properties of the judgement/protection robes.
  • Corrected Warlocks ‘Comet’ skill to no longer be usable on land protector.
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(Japan) Patch Notes – Jan 18th, 2011

  • In relation to the 3rd job update balancing, the following skill bugs have been corrected, and the limitations on their use have been removed.
    • Rune Knight’s “Phantom Thrust”
      • Using the skill on players in regular field maps could cause players to disconnect.  This has been corrected, and the skill re-enabled.  A fix to allow the moving effect to work in siege is currently under investigation.
    • Shadow Chaser’s “Strip Accessory”
      • The skill could be used against players in towns and field maps.  This has been corrected, and the skill re-enabled.
    • Shadow Chaser’s “Mascarade: Gloomy”
      • If a player attempted to call homunculus or use a pet incubator while under the effects of this skill, the pet/homunculus would be permenantly lost.  This bug has been corrected, and the skill re-enabled.
    • Sura’s “Lightning Walk”
      • In certain circomstances the use of this skill would cause the player character to get stuck in impassible cells.  This bug has been corrected, and the skill re-enabled.
  • Adjustments were made to the skills cast by the item ‘Magic Mushroom’.
  • Loading screens have been updated.

(Update 19/01/2011: Added unofficial info)

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(Korea) Patch Notes – Jan 19th, 2011

Common Patch
  • Super Novice event has ended.
  • Softhearted Degil event has ended.
  • Added a message “This item cannot be traded to another account” when attempting to trade account bound items.
Main Server
  • Corrected an issue with the autospell invoke of the skill “Sage Spirit”.
  • Corrected an issue where some skills would do strange damage to plant and mushroom type monsters (Throw Kunai, Throw Huuma Shuriken, Occult Impaction, Soul Destroyer, Cart Tornado).
Sakray Test Server
  • Corrected an error where Aimed Bolt and Arrow Storm could be used without a bow equipped.
  • Fixed an isssue where the FAW Magic Decoy would attack allied guardians.
  • Fixed an issue where the FAW Magic Decoy would use physical attacks against characters in PvP.
  • Corrected an error where ranger trap skills could not be used on Magnetic Earth.
  • Corrected an error where the Warlock skill ‘Comet’ was not being blocked by Magnetic Earth.
  • Fixed the Odin’s Power skill not requiring SP.
  • Corrected an issue that occured when using an incubator or warg mastery while under the effects of Masquarade: Gloomy.
  • Players under the effect of Masquarade: Gloomy will not be able to use a mount item.
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