PSO2 JP: Episode 3 Patch (8/27/2014)

Episode 3 is finally upon us! This maintenance will occur nine hours earlier than usual.

August 27th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 8/27/2014 @ 1:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 8/26/2014 @ 12:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

August 27th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 03.00.00
  • Client: ver. 3.0001.0
  • Patch Size: 4 GB (PC) / 4841 MB (Vita)
  • If Pre-Patched: 1.1 GB
  • PSO2es Patch by Synth

Be sure to enter the secret phrase みんなおめたろう from the livestream before maintenance for your Dudu items!

  • Dudu Sandbag (Room Item)
  • Dudu Chain (Accessory)
  • Grind Skip (→7)

These items will be distributed after an unspecified maintenance.

PSO2 Character Song CD Festival

The PSO2 Character Song CD will be released on the 27th, and will include these item codes:

  • *シンガー・マイク  Singer Mic
  • CDパッケージマット CD Package Mat
  • 男性ゲッテムハルトボイス Gettemhart Voice
  • 男性Cゲッテムハルトボイス Gettemhart  C Voice
  • 女性リサボイス Risa Voice
  • 女性Cリサボイス Risa C Voice
  • FUN500獲得チケット 500 FUN Ticket

PSNova Improvements

  • Players were dissatisfied with the process of making the ring fields, and the character movement speed in Phantasy Star Nova. They plan to improve upon these features in the future.

Patch Notes Progress: 95% Complete

 

New Class

  • Added a new class, Bouncer.

New Class Skill

  • Added new skill to each class.
  • An [All Skill Tree Reset Pass] in accordance with this update.

New Weapon Category

Added new weapon categories:

  • Dual Blades
  • Jet Boots

New Photon Arts

  • Added new photon arts for Dual Blades and Jet Boots.

Craft System

  • The level cap for Timed Ability installations has risen to 40.
  • New Craft Recipes and Achievements were added.
  • Equipment Extensions are available to Dual Blades and Jet Boots.

 

Casino Area

New Lobby

  • Added the “Casino Area”

New Casino Game

  • Added Mesetan Shooter and Rappy Slot

 

Shironia

New Planet and Field

  • Added a new planet, ハルコタン Halcotan.
  • Added a new field, 白ノ領域 Shironia
  • Shironia is available after clearing Koffee’s Client Order “Exploration Request I”

New Enemies

  • Added an assortment of new enemies for Planet Halcotan.

 

Klotho 1

Limited-Time Client Orders

  • Some Client Orders for Klotho are available for a limited time.  (August 27th ~ October 8th)

Klotho Client Orders

  • Extended the time frame a Time Attack Client Order can be re-accepted. (166 hours)
  • Increased the rewards of Klotho’s Time Attack Client Orders.
  • Added new Client Orders unrelated to Time Attack Quests.

Daily Orders

  • Daily Order rewards will increase to provide another means of acquiring lots of meseta outside of Time Attack Quests.
  • Some Daily Orders on ‘Normal Difficulty’ will have increased EXP and Meseta rewards.

New Client Orders

  • Added new Client Orders, Daily Orders, and Team Orders.
  • Added new client order NPCs.

Featured Quests Added

  • A different free-field is chosen each day, available to everyone even if they haven’t unlocked it yet.
  • Upon starting the quest, a list of related client orders will be available for selection.
  • Some Daily Orders will apply a “Daily Boost” as a reward, this applies a similar effect to that of a Triboost.

Story Quest

  • Episode 3: Chapter 1

New Partner Cards

  • Added partner cards for Matoi, Saga, and Katori.

New Limited Quests

  • アークスGP2014本戦 (Arks GP 2014 Semi-Finals)
  • アークスGP2014決勝 (Arks GP 2014 Finals)
  • These quests are available until October 8th.

Class Skills

  • Hunter class skill “Absorption” will now display the amount of HP recovered.
  • Super Treatment will no longer display its effect in decimal point notation; the effect will remain exactly the same.
  • Wand Lovers can now be turned ON/OFF.
  • Class skill descriptions will clearly specify what triggers a specific skill. In addition, it will clearly indicate whether a skill requires a main class.

Photon Art / Technics

  • Animation effects for these photon arts and technics have been adjusted, since they were deemed too bright or overbearing. These effects will appear less intense to players when others activate them nearby.
    • Sacred Skewer, Satellite Cannon, Ra Megid, and Zanverse
    • The effect that displays when an attack hits an enemy.
    • The effect that displays when an attack hits the elemental weakness.
  • In regards to Shifta and Deband, when the duration of the effect is extended by anyone using the same technic, the system has changed to let it extend the effect rather than override the more powerful one.

Partners

  • Some partner characters now have subclasses.
  • Added technics and photon arts for the support partner to use.
  • Theodore’s class setup has changed to Techer as his main class, and Force as his subclass.

Enemy

  • Adjusted the damage of each attack for Bal Rodos and Bal Dominus
  • TIPS will display whenever a player becomes incapacitated by Persona.
  • TIPS will display whenever a player becomes incapacitated by Biol Meduna during the [Seabed Shivers] story quest.

Quest

  • Relaxed the unlocking conditions or each field.
  • Party Bonus effects have risen to a maximum of +40% EXP when you form a party with other players.
  • The system has changed to let you advance towards the new route if you haven’t cleared the diverging route in [The Long Awaited Tomorrow] story quest.
  • Changed the unlocking conditions for these story quests: “Things Hidden in the Sand,” “Things Entrusted to Dragons,” and “Darker Assault.”
  • Level 70 enemies can appear when players are abducted during Super Hard Time Attack quests.
  • Area 1 for existing Emergency Quests have turned into Multi-Party Areas.
  • [The Oncoming Abyss] and [Urban Mop-Up Operation] have merged into a new [Urban Recovery] Emergency Quest.
  • [The Oncoming Abyss] and [Urban Mop-Up Operation] will no longer appear in the future.
  • New Partner Characters will appear in Emergency Trials.
  • Henrietta has been added as a new Operator during Emergency Trials and such.
  • PSE Omens are now easier to understand. The frequency in which they appear has been adjusted.
  • The design of the Catapult’s jump trajectory line is now thinner.

Client Order / Daily Order / Team Orders

  • Client Order unlocking conditions have changed to match the order in which the fields and planets are unlocked.
  • The achievement conditions for some Client and Daily Orders have changed.
  • Some Daily Orders have been discontinued.
  • Koffee’s [Level Cap Trial II] client order will now increase the level cap to 70.
  • The unlocking conditions for Afin’s Client Orders [Setting Photon Arts?] [How do you Set Technics?] has changed.
  • Franka, Hans, Kressida, and Revelle’s client orders are now grouped in a sequential order.
  • The text for some client orders has changed due to the adjustments made with this update.
  • Clearing Koffee’s [Free Exploration: Forest] client order will now unlock Daily Orders.
  • All team orders will have a specific enemy as its target and EXP rewards.

Quest Counter

  • Featured Quests have been added to the Quest Counter.
  • Emergency Quests will appear in the top position in the Quest Type menu.
  • The icon designs for solo, single, and multi-party quests have changed.
  • A guide icon will now display in the recommended area, for client orders that apply to all areas.
  • Parties will use the [Quest Name + Difficulty] naming scheme if the party name was not filled in at the time of its creation. (This can be changed in Options.)

Rare Enemy Trigger Added

  • Forces a rare enemy to spawn in Area 1.
  • Rare Enemy Triggers can be obtained from the Casino area.

Matter Board

  • Changed some of the rewards you can acquire from the Matter Board.
  • Each Matter Board is categorized into episodes.
  • Added a “Start” point on the Matter Board. As you clear nodes, your progress is displayed as a light connecting each node.
  • “Item Matter” nodes are unlocked, all the way up until the next “Event Matter” node.
  • Matterboard items no longer disappear from the field after inspecting an event tablet.
  • Event Tablet matter board nodes can be cleared on the spot without having to return to the city.

Team

  • Players may acquire Team Orders after waiting 24 hours upon joining or creating a Team.
  • Regular members and visitors can now inspect the contents of the [Team/Team Room] features at the Team Counter.
  • Changed the sorting order of the entries at the Team Counter to make Team Orders easier to use.

Class Counter

  • Fighter, Gunner, and Techer are available from the start at the Class Counter.
  • New ‘My Set’ entry was added to the Class Counter to make it easy to access preset equipment upon switching classes.

Character Customization Features

  • A 4th Accessory Slot was added. Team Accessories will now use the 4th slot.
  • A new face type variation was added.
  • You can now adjust the placement of accessories.
  • Costumes will no longer come off when editing your character’s proportions.
  • The word “blend” was removed from the body and face morphing entries from the Makeover counter. It will now say [Height/Body Morphing] and [Face Morphing] instead.

Arks Lobby

  • The Arks Lobby was given a complete makeover!
  • Made the animations more intense when Emergency Quests are announced in the Gate Area.
  • Added a lobby map that displays the location of characters and party members in the lobby.
  • Due to these changes, the number of shop staff and officials that appear in the lobby has changed.

Potentials

  • Added new potentials.
  • Added potentials to some existing weapons.
  • [Enraged Stance] and [Spirit Radiance] effects have improved.
  • [Physical Defense Stance] and [Technique Defense Stance] will now occur regularly instead of having a set chance to trigger the effect. The effect will now boost its rate of effectiveness based on the potential’s level.
  • [Crest of Carnage] and [Last Stand] has switched over from boosting S-ATK and R-ATK, to boosting damage instead.  These changes allow it to boost Tech damage as well.
  • [Raising Trap Expert] effects had to be changed because Traps are no longer used as items after this update. Instead, it will reduce the cooldown times for trap-type skills. In addition, the name of the potential has changed to [Expert Trap Master].

AC Shop

  • “30 Day Casino Coin Cap Unlock” has been added to the AC Shop.
  • “90 Day Casino Coin Cap Unlock” has been added to the AC Shop.
  • This item removes the restriction on the amount of Casino Coins you can carry with you when you depart for a quest.
  • [30 Day Order Cap Expansion] items are now 300 AC
  • [90 Day Order Cap Expansion] items are now 900 AC.

Recycle Shop

These items were added to the Recycle Shop:

  • CC50獲得チケット (50 Casino Coins Ticket)
  • CC450獲得チケット (450 Casino Coins Ticket)

The exchange rate for this item has changed:

  • Mag Appearance Changing Pass (3 AC Scratch Items)

Shop Update

  • The Crafting Shop, Fun Shop, and My Room Shop content has been updated.

Pyroxene Shop Update

  • The Pyroxene Shop has been split into two shops with two names.
  • [Pyroxene Exchange Shop] and [Spellstone Exchange Shop]
  • The [Spellstone Exchange Shop] is staffed by a new NPC.

Game Launcher

  • Episode 3 “Box Art” is used as the main background.
  • It will now display the download progression rate, and the time to complete the update.
  • The File Checker is now faster.

Improvements

  • In the PC version, adjusted the transparency of the background to make TIPS easier to read on the loading screen.
  • In the PC version, the chat window will display how to switch tabs in the chat window.
  • Weapons will be equipped to all the main palettes when you create a new character.
  • TIPS will display during incapacitation when certain enemies are nearby.
  • The Area Map will display members from other parties.
  • When the game starts, they removed the event that shows you the location of the Quest Counter, and changed it to guide you through the Arks Road.
  • Players with low levels will have a higher chance at logging into a Beginner Block. (This can be changed in options.)
  • New players will default to displaying the zoomed out radar map on the top right side.
  • The Login Stamp will display a Present Box icon for the reward item spaces.
  • Lobby Actions are now grouped by type in the Quick Menu.
  • The Chat Log speech tabs are all numbered.
  • HP and PP bars can be selected for the character overhead display.
  • The cursor position will be saved for the Medical Center, Photon Drink, and the Weapon Appraisal Shop until the game is closed.
  • Scratch content can be previewed within the Scratch content list and the My Shop interface.
  • Extreme Pass icons have changed.
  • View events yet to be unlocked from Episode 1 & 2 in the Event Chronicle.
  • Logging into Beginner Blocks takes priority based on the character’s level. (Can be turned ON/OFF in Options.)
  • Characters will no longer take off their clothes when editing the body within Character Creation as well as the Beauty Salon.
  • Order items are now sorted by client by default.
  • Episode 3′s credits have been updated.
  • Up to two Set Bonus effects can be activated based on the combination of weapons and units.
    • Example: The Vento Set mixed with the Amei Set.
  • The following weapons will acquire Set Bonus Effects with the Luther unit series. Added drop icons for Jet Boots and Dual Blades
    • ダーフフェルザ Darf Ferza (Partisan)
    • ダーフフィラル Darf Feral (Assault Rifle)
    • ダーフフェリタ Darf Ferita (Talis)
  • Added drop icons for Jet Boots and Dual Blades
  • Added 40 new parts for Symbol Arts
  • The game will remember the cursor positions for the Tekker Shop as well as the Medical Center until the game is closed.
Item Name Changes
Old Name New Name
紅桜の原石
Scarlet Ore
ハートキーの原石
Heart Key Ore
紅桜の欠片
Scarlet Fragment
ハートキーの欠片
Heart Key Fragment
真紅の原石
Crimson Ore
ブラッディムーンの原石
Bloody Moon Ore
真紅の欠片
Crimson Fragment
ブラッディムーンの欠片
Bloody Moon Fragment
蒼碧の原石
Cerulean Ore
ファントムナイトの原石
Phantom Night Ore
蒼碧の欠片
Cerulean Fragment
ファントムナイトの欠片
Phantom Night Fragment

 

Shop Counter

  • Since Traps were turned into Skills, the shop counters will no longer sell trap items.

Balance Adjustments

  • Adjusted the balance and skill tree arrangements of each class.
  • Two Photon Arts and Three Technics were nerfed.
  • 105 PAs and 28 Technics were buffed.
  • You can now lock-onto Rock Bear and Rogbelt’s head.
  • Reduced the difficulty of some the areas in the “Things Entrusted to Dragons” story quest.
  • Free-Field Forest, Caves, and Desert quests will have less ground traps and floating bombs.
  • Improved some of the effects for the Photon Tree.
  • Improved some Daily Order rewards.
  • Extended the timeframe in which Klotho’s client order may be repeated, and increased the rewards.
  • Adjusted the item drop rate for 4 ~ 6★ items in Extreme Quests.
  • Less crystals will appear at the same time in the [Code: Protection] Emergency Trial. In addition, they also reduced the range the crystals spawn.
  • Apos Dorios Annihilation Rate has increased to 300%!

PSE Effects Improved

  • Increased EXP
  • Increased Meseta
  • Blast Gauge Accumulation Rate Up
  • Weak Boost
  • Decreased PP Consumption
  • PP Recovery Up
  • Flame Boost
  • Ice Boost
  • Thunder Boost
  • Wind Boost
  • Light Boost
  • Dark Boost

PSE Effects Removed

A different PSE effect will be chosen for quests which have these effects:

  • Flame Bonus
  • Ice Bonus
  • Wind Bonus
  • Thunder Bonus
  • Light Bonus
  • Dark Bonus

Skill Adjustments

  • Improved the values of the stat increasing skills.
  • The following skills will be acquired upon starting the game:
    • Just Reversal
    • Just Guard
    • Just Counter
    • Step Attack
    • Trap Search
    • Extend Assist
  • Added [DEX UP 1] to Hunter, Fighter, Force, and Techer skill trees.
  • Added [HP UP 1] to the Force skill tree.

 

 Sword

Action Power PP Range Speed
Normal Atk / Step Atk - - - UP
Rising Edge ※1 Up Down Up -
Twister Fall Up Down - -
Nova Strike ※2 Up Down Up -
Ride Slasher Up Down - -
Over End Up - - -
Stun Concido Up Down - -
Sonic Arrow Up Down - -
Cruel Throw Up Down - -
Guilty Break ※2 Up Down Up -
Sacrifice Bite Up Down - -

※1 Rotation speed improved when charged.
※1 Adjusted the timing to make it easier to do a just attack
2 Rotation speed improved when charged.

 

 Wired Lance

Action Power PP Range Speed
Normal Atk / Step Atk ※1 - - Up Up
Bind Through ※2 Up Down - -
Grapple Charge ※2 Up Down - Up
Heavenly Fall ※3 Up Down - Up
Other Cyclone ※2 Up - - -
Other Spin ※4 Up - - Up
Holding Current Up - - -
Air Pocket Swing Up - - -
Cerberus Dance Up - Up -
Wild Round Up - - -
Kaizer Rise ※5 Up Down - -

※1 Cancellations are quicker
※2 Holding Range Expanded
※3 Granted with some invincibility when grabbing the enemy.
※4 Holding Range Expanded
※5 Changed it from a launching effect to a downing effect.

 

Partisan

Action Power PP Range Speed
Normal Atk / Step Atk ※1 - - Up Up
Slide Shaker 2 Adjusted - Up Up
Speed Rain ※3 Adjusted - - Up
Rising Flag - Down - Up
Pick-up Throw Up Down - -
Trick Rave Up - - -
Slide End ※4 Up - - -
Assault Buster ※4 Up - - -
Bandersnatch Up Down - Up
Sacred Skewer Up Down - -

 ※1 Shortened the Hit-Stop.
※2 Adjusted the power while increasing the motion speed; a buff overall.
※2
Some Hit-Stop frames reduced.
※3 Adjusted the power while increasing the motion speed; a buff overall.
※3 The animation cannot be repelled by the enemy’s shield.
※4 Reduced charging times.

 

 

Twin Dagger

Action Power PP Range Speed
Normal Atk / Step Atk ※1 - - - Up
Raging Waltz ※2 Up - - -
Shoot Polka ※3 Up Down - -
Scar Fugue Up Down - -
Wild Rhapsody Up Down - -
Dark Scherzo Up Down - -
Quick March ※4 Up Down - -
Symphonic Drive ※5 Up Down - -
Orchestra Up Down - -
Bloody Sarabande ※6 - - - -

 

Double Saber

Action Power PP Range Speed
Normal Atk / Step Atk ※1 - - Up Up
Tornado Dance ※2 Adjusted Down - Up
Scissor Edge ※3 Up Down - Up
Rumbling Moon ※3 Up Down - Up
Illusion Rave ※4 Up Down - Up
Fake Capture ※3 - Down - Up
Surprise Dunk ※5 Up Down Up -
Deadly Archer ※6 - - - -
Acro Effect ※3 Up Down - -
Deadly Circle ※6 Up Down - -
Chaos Riser ※3 Up Down - -

 

Knuckle

Action Power PP Range Speed
Ducking Blow Up Down - -
Flicker Jab Up Down - -
Pendulum Roll  ※1 Up Down - -
Slide Upper Up Down - -
Straight Charge  ※2 Up Down - -
Quake Howling  ※3 Up Down Up -
Surprise Knuckle Up Down - -
Flash Thousand  ※4 Up - Up -
Meteor Fist  ※5 Adjusted - - -

※1 Granted with some invincibility time.
※2 Reduced charging times.
※3 Cannot be repelled by the Enemy’s shield.
※4 Fist barrage range increased
※5 Removed immobility frames at the start of charging, and adjusted its power.

 

Katana

Action Power PP Range Speed
Tsukimi-sazanka Up Down Up -
Gekka-zakuro ※1 - Down Up -
Kanran-kikyou Up Down - -
Sakura-endo Up Down - -
Hien-tsubaki ※2 Up Down - -
Shunka-shunran ※3 - - - -
Fudou-kuchinashi Up Down - -

※1 Upper attack range increased.
※2 Gear accumulation rate increased
※3 Cancellations are quicker when uncharged

GunSlash

Action Power PP Range Speed
(Sword)Normal Atk. - - Up Up
(Gun)Normal Atk. ※1 - - - Up
Tri-Impact Up Down - Up
Rage Dance Up Down Up Up
Ein Raketen Up Down - Up
Serpent Air Up Down - Up
Aiming Shot ※2 Up - - -
Thrillsplosion Up - - Up
Slash Rave Up - - -
Addition Bullet Up Down - -
Kreisenschlag - Down - -
Regenschlag Up - - -

 ※1 Preparation speed increased. Attack rotation speed increased.
 ※2 Shortened the motion when charging starts

 

 

 

Assault Rifle

Action Power PP Attack Range Speed
Piercing Shell Up - - -
Grenade Shell Up - - -
One Point Up - - -
Toughness Shell Up - - -
Homing Emission Up - - -
Impact Slider Up - - -
Sneak Shooter Up - - -
Glory Rain Up - - -
Parallel Slider Up - - -
Satellite Cannon ※1 Down - - -

 ※1 Changed it to hit from above. 

 

Launcher

Action Power PP Range Speed
Normal Atk ※1 - - - Up
Divine Launcher Up Down - -
Concentrate One Up - - -
Cluster Bullet Up - - -
Cracker Bullet Up - - -
Zero Distance Up - - -
Crazy Smash Up Down - -
Flame Bullet Up Down - -
Cosmos Breaker Down - - -

 ※1 Normal attack speed increases on the ground.

 

Twin Machine Gun

Action Power PP Range Speed
Aerial Shooting Up - - -
Bullet Squall Up - - -
Dead Approach ※1 Up Down - -
Infinity Fire Up - - -
Satellite Aim Up Down - -
Elder Rebellion Up Down - -
Reverse Tap Up Down - -
Heal Stab Up - - -

 ※1 Changed the effect to Stun.

 

Bullet Bow

Action Power PP Range Speed
Step Attack ※1 - - - -
Master Shot ※1 - - - -
Penetrate Arrow ※2 Up Down - -
Torrential Arrow ※1 Up Down - -
Gravity Point ※1 Up Down - -
Sharp Bomber ※1 Up - - -
Tritt Shooter Up - - -
Million Storm Up Down - -

※1 Quicker cancellations.
※2 Quicker cancellations, shorter charge times.

 

 

Wand

Action Power PP Range Speed
Normal Atk ※1 Up - - -

※1 In addition to normal attacks, tech explosion power has increased. Changed it to make tech explosion power rise by Just Attacks.

 

All Technics

Technic Power PP Range Speed
Foie Up - - -
Gi Foie Up - - -
Ra Foie Up Down - -
Sa Foie Up - - -
Technic Power PP Range Speed
Barta Up - - -
Gi Barta Up - - -
Ra Barta Up - - -
Sa Barta Up - - -
Na Barta Up Down - -
Il Barta Down - - -
Technic Power PP Range Speed
Zonde Up - - -
Gi Zonde Up - - -
Ra Zonde Up - - -
Sa Zonde Up - - -
Zondeel Up - - -
Na Zonde Up - - -
Il Zonde ※1 - - - -

 ※1:Just Attacks become easier to connect.

 

Technic Power PP Range Speed
Gi Zan Up - - -
Ra Zan Up - - -
Sa Zan Up - - -
Na Zan Up - - -
Il Zan Up - - -
Technic Power PP Range Speed
Grants Up - - -
Gi Grants Up - - -
Ra Grants Up Up - -
Na Grants - Down - -
Il Grants Down - - -
Technic Power PP Range Speed
Megid Up - - -
Gi Megid ※1 Up - - -
Ra Megid Up - - -
Sa Megid Up - - -
Il Megid Down - - -

 ※1 : Status afflicting rate increase!

 

Hunter

Iron Will Granted with an invincibility time frame.
Never Give Up Granted with an invincibility time frame.
Massive Hunter Level Cap 5.
Lv.5 Effect: 45 seconds.
Lv.5 Recast: 90 seconds
Adjusted the effect’s values by level.
Flash Guard 1
Flash Guard 2
Flash Tech Guard
Activation rate is 100% at all levels.
Damage reduction rate increases by level.
Fury Stance Activation speed increased.
30 Minute Effect.
Recast: 5 seconds.
Nerfed: 120% Max Striking Power.
Fury S Up 1
Fury S Up 2
Level Cap 5.
Nerfed: 105% Max Striking Power/Ranged Power.
Fury Combo Up Nerfed: 10% Max Power.
Fury Critical 25% Max Power.
Guard Stance Activation speed increased.
30 Minute Effect.
Recast: 5 seconds.
No reduction in Striking and Range Power at Level 10.
War Cry 400% Hate Effect.
Partisan Gear When using Photon Arts through Gear, it grants an additional effect for +10% power. (Excluding Sacred Skewer and Volg Raptor)
Absorption Restorative values displayed.

 

Fighter

Brave Stance Faster Activation.
30 Minute Effect.
Recast: 5 seconds.
Front Power 125% at Level 10.
Rear Power 100% at Level 10.
Wise Stance Quicker Activation.
30 Minute Effect.
Recast: 5 seconds.
Rear Power 135% at level 10.
Front Power 100% at Level 10.
Brave Critical 25% Max.
Wise Critical 25% Max. Adjusted the effect’s values by level.
Adrenaline Level Cap at 1.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.
Chase Advance Nerfed: 125% Max Power
Halfline Slayer
PP Slayer
Also covers T-ATK.
Deadline Slayer +150 Max.
Also covers T-ATK.

 

Ranger

Weak Bullet Nerfed: +255% Damage.
Weak Hit Advance 1
Weak Hit Advance 2
135% Max Power.
Bind Bullet
Mirage Shot
Panic Shot
Power Buff.
Level Cap at 5.
Adjusted the values of the effect by level.
Jellen Shot Power Increased.
15% Damage Reduction.
Stun Grenade No longer requires an item.
Level Cap at 1.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.

The grenade’s trajectory and speed makes it easier to hit enemies.
Poison Trap
Upper Trap
No longer requires an item.
Improved installation time.
Power Buff.
Poison Trap Custom
Upper Trap Custom
Level Cap at 1.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.

 

Gunner

S-Roll JA Bonus Nerf: 160% Max Power.
Chain Trigger Removed activation animation.
Showtime 45 second effect.
Removed activation animation.
Toughness Time Level Cap at 1.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.
High Time +20% Max Power.

 

Force

Photon Flare Removed the HP penalty.
45 second effect.
Recast: 100 seconds.
Photon Flare After Burst Level Cap at 1.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.
Photon Flare Boost 170% Max.
Freeze Ignition Recast: 30 seconds at Level 10.

 

Techer

Territory Burst Passive Skill.
Level 1 Cap.
Shifta Advance
Deband Advance
Even if this effect gets overwritten, the higher level skill will take preference.
Shifta Critical 20% Max.
Super Treatment Level 1 Cap.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.
Resta Advance Level 5 Cap.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.
Rare Mastery Techer Also covers S-ATK
Wand Lovers Becomes an On/Off Skill.
140% Max Striking Power
Extend Assist Level 1 Cap.
Adjusted the values accompanying this change.

 

Braver

Average Stance Quicker Activation.
30 Minute Effect.
Recast: 5 Seconds.
115% Max Striking Power
Weak Stance Quicker Activation.
30 Minute Effect.
Recast: 5 Seconds
135% Max Power (Towards Weakness)
95% Power across all levels (Elsewhere)
Average S Critical
Weak S Critical
25% Max.
Counter Edge  
Rapid Shoot Up 2 +150 Max.
Combat Escape Braver Main Class Only

 

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Eastern / Central / Mountain / Pacific / Hawaii

São Paulo / London / Berlin / Moscow

Bangkok / Philippines / Sydney / Japan

 

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update automatically during maintenance. Please wait until after maintenance has ended to see the current schedule.
  • If you are using a mobile device or external application, please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with their start and completion times as separate entries.
  • Boost Events that occur for several hours will use the “period” suffix in their titles. Please check the Google Calendar itself to view the event duration.

Buy AC Campaign #13

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Purchasing certain amounts of AC during the campaign period will make you eligible to receive various prizes!

Campaign Period

  • August 25th @ 11:00 JST ~ September 26th @ 23:59 JST

Qualifying Amounts

(1) Purchase 500+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • 1000 FUN Ticket (x1)

(2) Purchase 2000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • +10% Ability Affixer Success (x2)
  • Grind Risk Reducer +1 (x4)
  • Grinder (x50)

(3) Purchase 5000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • White Rappy Suit (x1)

If you purchase 2000+ AC during the campaign period, you will receive (1) and (2). However, if you purchase 5000+ AC, you’ll receive all three prizes! Please be sure to login with a character on your account.

  • Purchasing [AC] or [iAC] from PSO2es will not count towards the campaign.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Mid-October at the Visiphone.

 

New Registration Campaign #10

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Register a new SEGA ID and start playing PSO2 to receive starter prizes!

Campaign Period

  • August 27th until September 24th’s maintenance.

Campaign Qualifications

Create a new SEGA ID during the campaign period to receive:

  • Evo. Device / Green Puyo
  • +50% EXP Booster (x4)
  • セレスタレイザー/ナハト Celesta Laser / Nacht

SEGA IDs created prior to the start of this campaign do not qualify for the prizes. Logging in without creating a character will not qualify you for the prizes. The campaign specifically targets new registrations for PSO2, not PSO2es. 

Completion PeriodPrize Distribution Date
1st Round8.27 ~ 9.3Mid-September
2nd Round9.3 ~ 9.10Mid-September
3rd Round9.10 ~ 9.17Late September
4th Round9.17 ~ 9.24Early October

 

Daily Login Campaign

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Log into PSO2 each day during the campaign period to receive a special prize!

Campaign Period

  • August 28th until September 10th’s maintenance.

DayLogin Prizes
8.28+250% Rare Drop Booster
8.29+50% Tribooster (x2)
8.30Casino Coin Pass
8.31+100% Tribooster
9.1Blue ARKS Badge (x5)
9.2Half Doll
9.3+50% Rare Drop Booster (x2)
9.4+100% Tribooster
9.5Extreme Pass (x2)
9.6Liliparium S (x2)
9.7Casino Coin Pass
9.8+50% Tribooster (x2)
9.9+250 Rare Drop Booster
9.10Half Doll

You have until 23:59 JST on the appointed day to pick up your item from the Visiphone. If the item doesn’t show up, please log out and log back into the game again. Don’t forget to transfer any half doll in your inventory to storage before picking up the half doll reward from the Visiphone.

 

Create a Character and Level Up Campaign #6

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Create a new character during the campaign period and reach certain levels to receive prizes!

Campaign Period

  • August 27th until September 24th’s maintenance.

Campaign Qualifications

(1) Create a new character and reach level 10 to receive:

  • +50% EXP Boosters (x4)

(2) Have a new character reach level 20 to receive:

  • +50% EXP Booster (x2)
  • +50% Rare Drop Booster (x2)

(3) Have a new character reach level 30 to receive:

  • +100% Tribooster
  • Half Doll

(4) Have a new character reach level 40 to receive:

  • +250% Rare Drop Booster (x2)

Characters created prior to the campaign period do not qualify for the prizes.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Mid-October at the Visiphone.

 

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PSO2 Episode 3: Releases with Bouncer Class and Casino

~ August 27th, 2014 ~

~ August 27th, 2014 ~

~ August 27th, 2014 ~

Post Updated: 8/22

  • Added Jet Boots Branch Attacks.

Bouncer is a new class proficient in striking, tech, and aerial combat. They have access to two new weapon categories, striking weapon “Dual Blades” and tech weapon “Jet Boots.” They can also activate support effects like Shifta and Deband automatically, by utilizing the Jet Boot’s weapon action.

 

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PSO2 JP: Maintenance (8/20/2014)

 Just one more week until Episode 3 launches on August 27th!

August 20th Maintenance

  • 8/20/2014 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 8/19/2014 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM
  • Maintenance occurs every week on Wednesday in Japan.

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 8/20/2014 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 8/19/2014 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT

Campaign Rewards

  • 3 Complimentary Liliparium for the Timed Ability Campaign!

New PSO2es Chips

  • Jozsef increases defense for a limited time.
  • Azanami increases attack power for a limited time.
  • The PSO2es guide will update with these two chips later this week.

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

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Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update automatically during maintenance. Please wait until after maintenance has ended to see the current schedule.
  • If you are using a mobile device or external application, please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with their start and completion times as separate entries.
  • Boost Events that occur for several hours will use the “period” suffix in their titles. Please check the Google Calendar itself to view the event duration.

 

Daily Order & Daily Craft Campaign

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Complete Daily Orders and Daily Crafts during the campaign period to receive prizes!

Campaign Period

  • August 20th ~ August 27th’s maintenance.

Campaign Qualifications

(1) Turn in three or more daily orders to receive:

  • Grind Risk Reducer +1 (x2)

(2) Turn in seven or more daily orders to receive:

  • +50% Tribooster (x1)

(3) Complete three or more daily crafts to receive:

  • +50% Rare Drop Booster (x2)

(4) Complete seven or more daily crafts to receive:

  • +50% Tribooster (x1)

※You must turn in these orders to Faina after completing them to qualify. Orders accepted prior to the campaign qualify so long as they are turned in during the campaign period.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Mid-September at the Visiphone after maintenance.

 

Timed Ability Campaign

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Complete achievements to raise your Timed Ability crafting level during the campaign period to receive various prizes!

If you log in to PSO2 once during the campaign period, you will receive 3 Liliparium (S) as a prize.

Campaign Period

  • August 20th ~ August 27th’s maintenance.

Campaign Qualifications

(1) Achieve Craft Level 2 and up for Timed Ability Installations to receive:

  • +100% Tribooster (x1)

(2) Achieve Craft Level 4 and up for Timed Ability Installations to receive:

  • +20% Ability Affixer Success (x1)

※The character with the highest craft level on the account qualifies for the campaign.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Mid-September at the Visiphone after maintenance.

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