PSO2 JP: Merry Christmas Collection Introduces All-Class Takt

~ December 7th, 2016 ~

 

Christmas 2016 Event

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Bells will be ringing with the return of the Christmas Lobby! Shove giant snowballs about the lobby into snow piles to form a jolly snowman.

 

decorative-hat

A new bingo card rewards players with the [White Decorative Hat] accessory and Star Gems!

 

Merry Christmas on Ice 2016

Test your holiday spirit against Toy Darkers and frosty Natives in the seasonal [Merry Christmas on Ice 2016] Emergency Quest! Once enough quest points have been collected, Dio Hunar may emerge with a specially prefixed name. Uniquely named bosses from limited Emergency Quests of the past can also appear during the quest.

 

npc-christmas-2016

Join some of your favorite NPCs in putting on your merriest Christmas costume to receive a bonus PSE effect during the quest.

 

The St. Rappies and Noiya Nyau will have new drops to look forward to, like Philodemos and Sky Shine.

 

Merry Christmas 2016 Collection

The Merry Christmas collection is packed with a few gifts for those who play the Emergency Quest. Aside from a ★13 Talis, Dual Blades, and Marron Egg, the collection will offer the first “All-Class Equippable Takt.”

 

Gene Returns

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Gene will return to the lobby as you advance through Annette’s client orders. Clearing both Gene and Annette’s orders will net you more flower bookmarks for the exchange shop. Be sure to clear the orders for the opportunity to receive Gene’s partner card.

 

Bright Dark Heroine (SG Scratch)

世錫杖レクイエムCorrupted Staff Requiem
*壊世錫杖レクイエム
Corrupted Staff Requiem

Bright Dark Heroine is a new SG Scratch full of the most unforgettable outfits from Episodes 2 & 3. Cosmetic items from Matoi, Double, Xion, and Loser can be yours when the scratch hits the servers on December 14th!

 

 

 

2016 Year’s End Support Item Selection

Another revival scratch chock full of support items is on the way for just one week only starting December 14th!

 

New ★12 Units

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Izane Kazuchi themed ★12 units will make their debut in this update.

 

Franca’s Snow Café

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For the reason of the season, Franca’s Café will receive a wintry makeover! Enormous Rappy snow sculptures and icy slides can be viewed and explored.

 

Sacred Star Keeper (AC Scratch)

火を継ぐ真衣Ascendant Flame
火を継ぐ真衣 [Ou・Ba・In] | Ascendant Flame

Hitsugi awoke her true potential, and now her new outfit can be yours! Apart from that we have steampunk inspired clothing and the first layered Christmas costume.

 

アベントレイス[Ou・Ba・In] | Avent Lace
アベントレイス[Ou・Ba・In] | Avent Lace
メルティクリスマス[Ou・Ba・In] Melty Christmas
メルティクリスマス[Ou・Ba・In]| Melty Christmas
テオレマードラッド[Ou・Ba・In] | Theore Mardrad
テオレマードラッド[Ou・Ba・In] | Teore Mardrad
コルトゥ・シリーズ | Coltu Series
コルトゥ・シリーズ | Coltu Series
ディグ・シリーズ | Dig Series
ディグ・シリーズ | Dig Series

 

 

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PSO2 JP AC Scratch: Brilliant Winter

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Brilliant Winter
(Until 12.21.2016)

 

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Outerwear

宵咲華乙女[Ou] ║ Yakisaka Otome [Ou]
(6 colors)

Basewear

宵咲華乙女[Ba] ║ Yakisaka Otome [Ba]
宵咲華乙女 影[Ba] ║ Yakisaka Otome Black Shadow [Ba]
宵咲華乙女 夜[Ba] ║ Yakisaka Otome Night Blue [Ba]
宵咲華乙女 桜[Ba] ║ Yakisaka Otome Sakura Pink [Ba]
宵咲華乙女 雪[Ba] ║ Yakisaka Otome White Snow [Ba]
宵咲華乙女 紅[Ba] ║ Yakisaka Otome Crimson Red [Ba]

Innerwear

宵咲華乙女[In] ║ Yakisaka Otome [In]
宵咲華乙女 影[In] ║ Yakisaka Otome Black Shadow [In]
宵咲華乙女 夜[In] ║ Yakisaka Otome Night Blue [In]
宵咲華乙女 桜[In] ║ Yakisaka Otome Sakura Pink [In]
宵咲華乙女 雪[In] ║ Yakisaka Otome White Snow [In]
宵咲華乙女 紅[In] ║ Yakisaka Otome Crimson Red [In]

 

bi-color-trench-style

Outerwear

バイカラートレンチ[Ou] ║ Bi-Color Trench [Ou]
(6 colors)

Basewear

ストライプワンピース[Ba] ║ Striped One-Piece [Ba]
ストライプワンピース紅[Ba] ║ Striped One-Piece Crimson Red [Ba]
ストライプワンピース空[Ba] ║ Striped One-Piece Sky Blue [Ba]
ストライプワンピース茜[Ba] ║ Striped One-Piece Madder Red [Ba]
ストライプワンピース海[Ba] ║ Striped One-Piece Blue Sea [Ba]
ストライプワンピース影[Ba] ║ Striped One-Piece Black Shadow [Ba]

Innerwear

ショートパンツ[In] ║ Shorts [In]
ショートパンツ桜[In] ║ Shorts Sakura Pink [In]
ショートパンツ空[In] ║ Shorts Sky Blue [In]
ショートパンツ萌[In] ║ Shorts Sprout Green [In]
ショートパンツ雪[In] ║ Shorts White Snow [In]
ショートパンツ影[In] ║ Shorts Black Shadow [In]

 

parka-jacket

Outerwear

パーカージャケットM[Ou] ║ Parka Jacket M [Ou]
(6 colors)

パーカージャケットF[Ou] ║ Parka Jacket F [Ou]
(6 colors)

 

checkered-jacket-style

Outerwear

チェックジャケット[Ou] ║ Checkered Jacket [Ou]
(6 colors)

Basewear

チェックスラックス[Ba] ║ Checkered Slacks [Ba]
チェックスラックス紅[Ba] ║ Checkered Slacks Crimson Red [Ba]
チェックスラックス海[Ba] ║ Checkered Slacks Blue Sea [Ba]
チェックスラックス葉[Ba] ║ Checkered Slacks Leaf Green [Ba]
チェックスラックス雪[Ba] ║ Checkered Slacks White Snow [Ba]
チェックスラックス影[Ba] ║ Checkered Slacks Black Shadow [Ba]

 

graphite-rose

グラファイトローズ ║ Graphite Rose
グラファイトローズ海 ║ Graphite Rose Blue Sea
グラファイトローズ空 ║ Graphite Rose Sky Blue
グラファイトローズ雅 ║ Graphite Rose Elegant Purple
グラファイトローズ雪 ║ Graphite Rose White Snow
グラファイトローズ影 ║ Graphite Rose Black Shadow

 

Recolors

  • ウィオラフロウ影[Ou] ║ Viola Flow Black Shadow [Ou]
  • ウィオラフロウ紅[Ba] ║ Viola Flow Crimson Red [Ba]
  • ウィオラフロウ紅[In] ║ Viola Flow Crimson Red [In]
  • ウィスタフロウ影[Ou] ║ Vista Flow Black Shadow [Ou]
  • ウィオラフロウ鋼[Ba] ║ Viola Flow Steel Gray [Ba]
  • ウィスタフロウ夜[In] ║ Vista Flow Night Blue [In]
  • レーグルストレイト鋼[Ou] ║ Regle Straight Steel Gray [Ou]
  • レーグルストレイト冬[Ba] ║ Regle Straight Winter White [Ba]
  • レーグルストレイト鉛[Ba] ║ Regle Straight Lead [Ba]
  • レーグルストレイト冬[In] ║ Regle Straight Winter White [In]
  • レーグルストレイト静[In] ║ Regle Straight Tranquil Blue [In]
  • クリムピアシオ雪 ║ Crimpiacio White Snow
  • キャンディーネオン紅 ║ Candy Neon Crimson
  • エクスヴィランツ雪║ Exvilantz White Snow

Female Voice #137 (CV: Manami Numakura)

  • 女性追加ボイス137
  • 女性C追加ボイス137 (Cast ver.)

Male Voice #102 (CV: Ryūsei Nakao)

  • 男性追加ボイス102
  • 男性C追加ボイス102 (Cast ver.)

Lobby Action

  • 273「端末操作2」 ║ Terminal 2 (/la console2)

  • クラリスクレイスヘアー2 ║ Klariskrays Hair 2
  • ユクリータショート ║ Euclita Short
  • 流しショートボブ║ Swept Short Bob
  • 属性変化(炎属性)║ Attribute Change Fire
  • 属性変化(風属性)║ Attribute Change Wind
  • 属性変化(光属性)║ Attribute Change Light
  • 特殊能力追加(打撃&PP)║ Add Special Ability (S-ATK & PP)
  • フードデバイス/技量║ Food Device / DEX

 

 

Bonus Scratch

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Play this scratch a specific amount of times to receive exclusive bonus items!

(1) Draw the AC Scratch 5 times to receive:

  • Free Salon Pass

(2) Draw the AC Scratch 10 times to receive:

  • Magatsu Bonus Key [Silver]

(3) Draw the AC Scratch 15 times to receive:

  • 268「飛行形態」 ║ Flight Form (/la flightform)

(4) Draw the AC Scratch Gold 2 times to receive:

  • Free Salon Pass

(5) Draw the AC Scratch Gold 4 times to receive:

  • Magatsu Bonus Key [Silver]

(6) Draw the AC Scratch Gold 6 times to receive:

  • +150% Tribooster

※Players can receive each item only once. All of these items are untradeable.

 

FUN Scratch

Lobby Action

  • 274「手招く」 ║ Beckon (unknown_command)

PSU Music Discs

  • Ohtoku City -Neudaiz-
  • Mizuraki C.D.
  • Fly Up Ivy

PSO2 Music Discs

  • ハルコタン-Eトライアル ║ Harukotan E-Trial

 

AC Scratch Directory

 

 

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PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (11/24/2016)

This week’s 15-hour long maintenance and update will occur a day later than usual.

November 24th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 11/24/2016 @ 1:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 11/23/2016 @ 11:55 AM ~ 3:00 AM EST

November 24th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 04.00.02
  • Client: ver. 4.0601.0
  • Patch Size: 2.8 GB (PC) / xx (PS4) / 10GB (Vita)

Attention All Vita Players

The November 24th patch is expected to take up 10GBs of space due to the reconstruction of data from Ver. 1.01 through Ver 4.24. Players who’ve applied patches from previous updates may find themselves with insufficient space with the upcoming update. To workaround this issue, it is suggested to completely delete the entire PSO2 application, and reinstall the game from the PlayStation Store.

Help Support PSUBlog By Donating

 

Gathering Spot

  • Added Gathering Spots to Sub. Tunnels and Shironia

Field Update

  • The Shimamura Store will appear in the Tokyo Field
  • Available until January 11th, 2017

Limited-Time Client Orders

  • Annette (Until January 11th, 2017)

Solo Extreme Quest

  • 独極訓練:世壊の境界
  • Accessible to Lv.75+ players.
  • Can be cleared up to 5 times per week per ship.
  • After clearing it the 5th time, you will not be able to access the quest again on the same ship, even if you use a different character. The clear counter will reset on Wednesdays at 13:00 JST.

Client Orders

  • Added new client orders and daily orders.

Interrupt Event

  • Added new Interrupt Event

Partner Card

  • Annette

Story Board

  • Added new Story Board event.

Potential Ability

  • Added new Potential Ability

Special Ability Factor

  • Added a new feature called Special Ability Factors. When you grind a weapon to +35, that weapon’s hidden “Special Ability Factor” becomes unlocked. Selecting the Special Ability Factor during the Affixing process will allow you affix a powerful special ability. Takts unfortunately do not have Special Ability Factors.

Ride Roid

  • Added the new [Auto-Type] control option for Ride Roids.
  • PP will no longer be consumed when JA Boosting with Ride Roids.

Annette Exchange Shop

  • Annette will host her own Exchange Shop until January 11th @ 11:00 JST.

Skill Ring Shop

  • Added items to the Skill Ring Shop.
  • Separated the items displayed into the L Ring Shop and R Ring Shop.

Culinary Shop

  • Added new Cuisines to the Culinary Shop

Appraisal Shop

  • You can now appraise several items at the same time.
  • ★13 Special Weapons will now display with a rainbow icon.
  • Advanced Appraisals will deliver better abilities than normal by paying more meseta.

FUN Shop

  • Added FUN Shop items.

My Room Shop

  • Updated the My Room Shop lineup.

Net Cafe Counter

  • Added a feature which display the Total Connection Time in a Net Cafe.

Chat Command

  • New Chat Command [/ceall] will let your character’s eyes look at other characters nearby.
  • /ceall lasts for 10 seconds, but you can turn it on and off with [/ceall on] and [/ceall off]

Action Palette Control Setting

  • Added a “Weapon Action” keybinding to 3-Button Types.

Other Adjustments

  • Added Lobby Actions for Victory Pose animations
  • Added an “All Weapon” Category for My Shop Search.
  • You will now be prompted to enter a name upon registering a My Fashion preset.
  • The text for obtaining a required item for Collection Files, will now say “GET” instead of 100%.
  • You can now transfer to the Bridge when contacted by Xiera from either the lobby or while exiting the Campship, after receiving notice of Story Board updates.
  • Fainted pets will display grayed out when changing your weapon palette.
  • Aaltje will now be known as the Skill Ring Shop Attendant instead of the Ring Shop Attendant.
  • Tokyo’s Free Field will now require 500 points to clear the quest.
  • Added a voice for Xiera during her transmission for the Ultimate Amduscia quest.
  • The [Team Room BGM Change] setting will now match the [My Room BGM Change] window.

Summoner Adjustments

  • Your character itself will also be subject to the damage boosting effect of [Point Assist] and [Support Fire].
  • Subclass Grow UP is now a default skill.

Gathering Adjustments

  • Relaxed the number of Combos until a Fever
  • Buffed the rate in which a Fever occurs
  • Buffed the number of combos added through Completion Bonuses.
  • Made it harder to flinch during Fishing and Collecting.
  • Adjusted the timing the circle displays for Fishing.
  • Relaxed the number of required materials for Gathering Orders.
  • Added new Gathering Daily Orders, and increased the number of orders displayed each day.
  • Buffed the drop rate for ★7+ items.

Cuisine Adjustments

  • Jerky, Meat Stir Fry, and Marinade’s effects will last for 30 minutes.

★13 Weapon Adjustments

★13 Weapons will now drop with the following randomly set values.

  • An Elemental Cap of 60% instead of 50%.
  • A “Grind Cap” extended to [+31 ~ +34] for New-Type weapons.

The above does not apply to item drops from Collection File rewards.

Balance Adjustments

  • Heaven & Hell will now require 1 Extreme Pass.
  • Buffed the drop rate of [Ace of <Class>] items in Heaven and Hell.
  • Buffed the stats for Partner Characters.
  • With the newly added Daily Orders, they changed which Daily Orders will occur after the update.

Boost Week (Until Nov 30th Maint)

  • +100% Rare Drop Rate for Riding Quests
  • +100% Gathering Fever Rate

Guide Updates

 

Annette’s Client Orders

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Annette’s file will be added to the Character Catalogue after maintenance.

Famitsu Mag

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The December 8th issue of Famitsu Magazine will contain the following item codes for the Famitsu CUP.

  • Necky’s Challenge Trigger
  • Famitsu Pickaxe (x20)
  • Famitsu Fishing Rod (x20)
  • Gavas Ticket (x20)

※ This issue will go on sale November 24th, 2016.
※ The items can only be retrieved after November 24th’s maintenance.

 

Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

▲▲ Eastern Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

▲▲ Japanese Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

Eastern / Central / Mountain / Arizona / 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.
  • Please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • Boost Events that occur for 24 hours will appear in this calendar with only their start times.
  • 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.
  • ARKS Leagues are typically 3 hours long. Check the event itself for details on its duration.

 

Client Order Campaign (Part 3)

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A set of three client order campaigns will be running alongside the Famitsu CUP. The last set of client orders cover requests from Hans, Kressida, Lubert, and Revelle.

Campaign Period

  • November 23rd ~ November 29th @ 23:59 JST

Campaign Qualifications

Clear the following client orders to earn Gavas Tickets and other prizes. Gavas Tickets earned in this manner do not qualify for unlocking rewards in the Web Panel event.

Name Client Order Rewards
Hans 悪鬼襲来
Hellion Invasion
Gavas Ticket x10
+50% EXP Booster
Kressida 疾風の浮遊大陸探索
Continental Gale
Gavas Ticket x10
+30% Ability Affixing Success
Revelle ブラック・スローター・IV
Black Slaughter IV
Gavas Ticket x15
+50% Rare Drop Booster
Lubert デ・マルモスの部位破壊を!
Destroy the De Malmoth Parts!
Gavas Ticket x15
+50% Great Grind Success
Hans 混沌の旗幟となりし彫像 Gavas Ticket x15
Grind Skip (→5)

Prizes will be sent to the Visiphone as soon as you turn in the client order.

 

Communication Campaign #2

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Let’s chat with Team Members to receive Star Gems and Lambda Grinders.

Campaign Period

  • November 24th ~ December 21st

Campaign Qualification

Join a team in which there are 4 or more members who spoke in Team Chat, to receive:

  • 50 Star Gem Ticket (x1)
  • Lambda Grinder (x5)

Your affiliated team at the end of the campaign period qualifies for the prize. Transferring to another ship will change that eligibility to the new team you’ve joined after the transfer.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late January

 

Buy AC Campaign #31

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Purchase set amounts of AC during the campaign period to receive these wonderful prizes.

Campaign Period

  • November 22nd @ 14:00 ~ December 9th @ 17:59 JST

Campaign Qualifications 

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

  • 1000 FUN Ticket (x3)
  • 15,000 EXP Ticket (x3)

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

  • +100% Tribooster (x2)
  • 15,000 EXP Ticket (x5)

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

  • New Years Lillipa Suit (x1)
  • +30% Ability Affixing Success (x1)

(4) Purchase 10,000 AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • +150% Tribooster (x3)
  • Ragol Memory (x3)

If you purchase 2000+ AC during the campaign period, you will receive (1) and (2). However, if you purchase 10,000+ AC, you’ll receive all four prizes! Please be sure to login with a character on your account.

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

An additional reward tier for Auto Charge payment is also available, but the international community has been barred from paying directly with foreign credit cards.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late January

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