PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (2/21/2018)

A Certain Magical Virtual-ON joins the Battle Arena

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 2/21/2018 @ 2:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 2/20/2018 @ 12:00 PM ~ 3:00 AM EST
  • ※ Click the above link to convert to your timezone.

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 2/21/2018 @ 1:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 2/20/2018 @ 11:55 AM ~ 3:30 AM EST

February 21st Update

  • Launcher: Version 05.00.03
  • Client: Ver.5.0501.0
  • Patch Size: 1.1GB (PC) / xx (PS4) / 12GB (Vita)
    ※ You’ll have to delete your PSO2 application to install the patch (Vita Only)

PSO2 Station #17

PSO2 Station Topics

  • Details on the March Update
  • Details on the latest PSO2es Update
  • Information on [Live Sympathy 2018]
  • Special Guest: Patty’s VA (Kana Asumi)

White Day 2018 Bingo (Front)
  Objective Note
A-1 Clear Client Order:
En: [Seeking Help from Anyone]

From: Enga (White Day)

A-2 Defeat Enemy: Paras Picos Lv.1+
A-3 Exchange a [Casino Coin
Pass] for Casino Coins
A-4 Defeat Enemy: Kartargot Lv.1+
A-5 Talk to Enga (White Day) Shop Area
B-1 Defeat Enemy: El Ahda Lv.1+
B-2 Clear Client Order:
En: [Subdue a Troublesome Enemy]
From: Enga (White Day)
B-3 Play Black Nyack Casino
B-4 Play Rappy Slots Casino
B-5 Defeat Enemy: Shubarizan Lv.1+
C-1 Go Harvest Gathering
C-2 Enemy Defeat: Rappy Lv.1+
C-4 Clear Client Order:
En: [Let’s Defeat the Dragon Chief]
From: Enga (White Day)
C-5 Clear Client Order:
En: [Continuing the Tour of ARKS?]
From: Enga (White Day)
D-1 Defeat Enemy: Platidorus Lv.1+
D-2 Clear Client Order:
En: [I’m Better and I’ll Prove It!]
From: Enga (White Day)
D-3 Destroy a Green Container  
D-4 Access a Balloon in the Casino Casino 
D-5 Defeat Enemy: Ranca Vereze Lv.1+
E-1 Access the Free Drink Stand
in the Casino
E-2 Defeat Enemy: Decol Malluze Lv.1+
E-3 Grind a OT Weapon, NT Weapon, or a Unit Item Lab
E-4 Defeat Enemy: Zo Shubarizan Lv.1+
E-5 Clear Quest:
A Boisterous White Day 2018

White Day 2018 Bingo (Reverse)
  Objective Note
A-1 Defeat Enemy: Kuklonahda Yuga Lv.21+
A-2 Defeat Enemy: Maxwell’s Demon Lv.41+
A-3 Clear Client Order:
En: [Earthbound Dragons]
From: Hans
A-4 Defeat Enemy: Greuzoras Drago Lv.61+
A-5 Defeat Enemy: Yugda Sorcerer Lv.21+
B-1 Defeat Enemy: Vol Dragon Lv.41+
B-2 Defeat Enemy: Zi Shubarizan Lv.21+
B-3 Clear any Daily Order From: Faina
B-4 Clear Client Order:
En: [Mirage Aggressor Ⅴ]
From: Revelle
B-5 Defeat Enemy: Wolgahda Lv.41+
C-1 Go Fishing Gathering
C-2 Grind a Skill Ring Item Lab
C-4 Strengthen the attribute on a weapon Item Lab
C-5 Clear Client Order:
En: [Beefed-Up Dragons]
From: Hans
D-1 Defeat Enemy: Quartz Dragon Lv.41+
D-2 Defeat Enemy: Zo Shubarzas Lv.21+
D-3 Access the hidden Lillipan Graffiti in the Casino Casino
D-4 Defeat Enemy: Bonta Bearatus Lv.21+
D-5 Defeat Enemy: Empe Rappy Lv.41+
E-1 Defeat Enemy: Cyclonehda Yuga Lv.21+
E-2 Defeat Enemy: Laplace’s Demon Lv.41+
E-3 Defeat Enemy: Defanzaur Lv.21+
E-4 Clear Client Order:
En: [Four-Armed Assault]
From: Hans
E-5 Defeat Enemy: Ventazaur Lv.21+

Patch Notes

Virtual On Lobby

New Bonus Quest

Type Quest Name Lv Req
Bonus Quest
Special Mission : Kazuchi Assault
Level 1

Partial New Item Listing

Battle Arena Collaboration (Feb 21st ~ Mar 7th)

  • Emblem Competition pickup spots will now contain Sword, Assault Rifle, and Jet Boots.
  • LV3 Battle Sword can be picked up as [Sleipnir] and LV3 Battle Rifles can be picked up as [Zig Launcher]
  • Added new items to the Battle Arena Scratch

Collection File

  • Evleda Collection has been extended to June 27th
  • Aura Collection has been extended to May 9th

Dark Blast

  • Added a feature in which you can change the color of the Dark Blast.


  • Made the [Stamina Limit] unlimited for [Main Match] and [MM: Advanced].
  • Due to this change the following item name will change:
    • JP: バスタークエスト受注回復1 → メインマッチブースト回復1
    • EN: Buster Quest Stamina Recovery 1 → Main Match Boost Recovery 1


  • Modified the effect that displays when the enemy withdraws/retreats?
    • Anga Fundarge
    • Dio Hunar
    • Viel Hunar
    • Omega Hunar
  • Changed the conditions in which the attack method changes for Esca Falz Mother
    • Racing the Phantom Mother (月駆ける幻創の母)
    • T: Racing the Phantom Mother (T:月駆ける幻創の母)
  • For the Trigger version of the Enchanted Forest, added an explanation about the HP recovery dampening effect.
  • Added an item called Conqueror’s Crest (覇者の紋章) that can be traded in for some 14 star weapons.
  • The item Conqueror’s Crest (覇者の紋章) can drop in the following:
    • Crimson Castle Crusher (壊城に舞う紅き邪竜)
    • The Dark Demolisher (崩城に甦る黒衣の邪竜)

Learn More About Conqueror's Crest


  • You can pay for services in the Item Lab with Tool Items in the Material Storage.
  • Removed [Tool] items from the My Shop Search Category
  • The following items can be stored in Material Storage
    • Grinders / Lambda Grinders / Synthesizers
    • Recycle Badges
    • SG Recycle Badges
    • Photon Drops / Crystals / Spheres
    • Arks Badge Blue / Orange / Yellow / Green / White / Peach
    • EXCubes  / Class Excubes
    • Craftsman Seal / Master Craftsman’s Seal / Swordsmith’s Emblem
    • Weapons Badges 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018
    • Arena Boosters
    • Gavas Ticket
    • Phantom Emblem
    • Weaponoid Booster
    • 5th Anniv Badge
    • Dengeki Badge
    • Episode 0 Memory / Weapono Memory
    • Buster Medal A / Buster Medal B
    • Conqueror’s Crest

Item Lab

  • Added a pull-down to allow you to select [Item Protection] support items for Special Ability Affixing.

Treasure Shop

  • Updated the product listing for the items in the Treasure Shop.

Buster Medal Exchange

  • Buster Medal B Exchange has been extended until May 9th


  • Added a new menu option for [Purchasing ★14 weapons with Conqueror’s Crests (覇者の紋章)].
  • Added items to Zieg’s product listing.

Salon Pass

  • The Salon Pass will now charge SG instead of AC.

Other Adjustments

  • Added the Star Gem Shop to the Main Menu
  • Changed the icon design of the Special Egg
  • Increased number of Support Partners to 7.
  • The music disc {PSNOVA Main Theme] can now be used as an exchange item for [AC] classified items in the Recycle Shop.
  • Changed the rarity of PSNOVA Main Theme from ★3 to ★7.
  • Adjusted the effects for S2: Flowing Exhilaration and S3: Flowing Exhilaration, so that even at Max HP, the recovery effect occurs at regular intervals.

Quest Adjustments

  • Made [Omega Hunar] more likely to appear in Buster Quests
  • Increased the ★14 drop rate for the following:
    • Racing the Phantom Mother (月駆ける幻創の母)
    • The Creator Phantom (新世を成す幻創の造神)
    • The Phantom Demiurge (創世を謳う幻創の造神)
    • Magisterial Onslaught (威風堂々たる鋼鉄の進撃)
    • Quintessence of Steel (大海に顕れし鋼鉄の巨艦)
    • Crimson Castle Crusher (壊城に舞う紅き邪竜)
    • The Dark Demolisher (崩城に甦る黒衣の邪竜)
    • T: Racing the Phantom Mother (T:月駆ける幻創の母)
    • T: The Creator Phantom (T:新世を成す幻創の造神)
    • T: Magisterial Onslaught (T:威風堂々たる鋼鉄の進撃)

Feb 21st Balance Adjustments




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Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

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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 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.
  • You can see the Emergency Quest schedule on your phone by subscribing to the Google Calendar.


Spend AC, Get Items

Players who spend set amounts of AC during the campaign period will receive several prizes!

Campaign Period

  • February 21st ~ February 25th @ 23:59 JST

Campaign Qualifications

(1) Spend 2000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

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

(2) Spend 5000+ AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • Rappy Suit
  • +30% Ability Affixing Success

(3) Spend 10,000 AC during the campaign period to receive:

  • +150% Tribooster (x3)
  • Lambda Grinder (x2)

※AC / iAC spent in PSO2es prior to linking does not qualify for this campaign. However, any AC or iAC spent after linking will qualify for the campaign.

Ways You Can Spend AC

  • Playing Arks Scratch on PSO2 or PSO2es
  • Buying Arks Scratch Ticket Bundles
  • Buying Items in the AC Shop
  • Using a Scape Doll to revive
  • Using AC Content at the Beauty Salon
  • Spending AC to add a Skill Tree
  • Spending AC to reset a Skill Tree
  • Spending AC to buy a character
  • Transferring to another ship

Using [Arks Scratch Tickets] to play the AC Scratch does not fulfill the campaign requirements of spending AC.

Prize Pickup Period

  • Available instantly but expires March 29th, 2018


AC Shop Bargains

The following bundles will contain AC Shop items at a discounted price!

Period Date: Until March 7th @ 23:59 JST

Item Package Contents Price
Half-Priced AC Scratch Ticket
AC Scratch Ticket (x1) 100 AC
Premium Set + Bonus
30 Day Premium Set
AC Scratch Ticket
Scape Doll (x2)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
1,700 AC
Boost Set + Bonus
+150% EXP Booster (x6)
+300% Rare Drop Booster (x6)
Bonus Key Rappy F
3,250 AC

※Each bundle is limited once per account.


Conqueror’s Crest Campaign

Complete the following goals to obtain Conqueror’s Crests. The crests can be exchanged for ★14 Weapons at Zieg!


  • February 21st ~ February 28th
  Goal Reward
1 Clear (1x) Racing the Phantom Mother Conqueror’s Crests (x10)
2 Clear (3x) Racing the Phantom Mother Conqueror’s Crests (x10)
3 Clear (3x) Any Time Attack Quest Conqueror’s Crests (x10)
4 Play (3x) Emblem Ranked Matches Conqueror’s Crests (x5)
5 Clear Hans’ Client Order
[Powerful Native Variations]
Conqueror’s Crests (x10)
6 Login 3 Days during the campaign period Conqueror’s Crests (x5)

※Triggers are counted towards Racing the Phantom Mother clears

Reward Distribution

  • Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4’s rewards will be distributed March 14th
  • Goals 5 and 6’s rewards will be distributed upon completion

Conqueror’s Crest Exchange at Zieg

Exchange 500 Conqueror’s Crests for any of these ★14 Weapons:

  • Akatsuki「アカツキ」(Sword)
  • Quelle Scarlette「クヴェレスカーレット」(Double Saber)
  • Kazami-no-tachi「カザミノタチ」(Katana)
  • Jupiter Tullus「ユピテルトゥルス」(Dual Blades)
  • Spread Needle「スプレッドニードル」(Assault Rifle)
  • Quelle Windea「クヴェレウィンディア」(Twin Machineguns)
  • Eternal Psycho Drive「エターナルサイコドライブ」(Rod)
  • Lavis Cannon「ラヴィス=カノン」(Wand)
  • Rykros Staff「リュクロス・スタッフ」(Takt)


Quest Boost Campaign

February 21st ~ February 28th

Racing the Phantom Mother

  • Enemy HP +100%
  • Enemy ATK +100%
  • +150% Rare Drop Rate


9 thoughts on “PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (2/21/2018)

  1. I guess despite they want to keep ★14 as a drop exclusive (based on the interview not too long ago after ep5 release), the ammounts of complaints from E-Rank luckers (especially the casuals) finally made them bow down. I personally only got 1 Spread Needle so far so i can’t really complain tho. Or maybe it’s their way to boost old classes because i don’t see any Demonia or Hr focused ★14 weapons being mentioned here.

    1. I’ve done a ludicrous amount of farming since 14*s implementation and I personally dislike the idea of being able to trade in materials for them now. I think for what it was worth in XH difficulty their rate was fine, reminded me of 12*s in VH from elder. Now another rarity is slowly losing it’s meaning and we’re still in XH.

    2. “M-muh casuals”
      Literally no amount of grinding will change whether or not a 14* drops for you.
      They either do,or they dont,the RNG doesnt care how long you’ve played for or how “casual” or “elite” you are.
      Nobody likes a pure RNG based system besides the very minute few people who actually got something but dont feel special anymore.

  2. hahahaha, “come to farm conqueror crest bands of morons”, they do not know what to invent with their engine rotten to keep a number of players, we will soon have 14 * to login…

    1. I would prefer an XH mode for all the fields, much better EC, a complete ultimate mode, same for the challenge mode (not the current beta in pso2), a mode above XH for all the EQs…
      Does that answer your question ?…

    2. Took me a while to answer. Yes, that answers my question, I agree with you if tou propose a better, more exiting drop table as well XD

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