PSO2 JP: Extended Maintenance and Patch (3/9/2016)

PSO2 Gluttony and Rings

Reel in some fun with the fishing and mining system in March 9th's update! Don't forget to check out Franca's Café, filled with NPCs both new and old.

March 9th Maintenance

PSO2es Maintenance

March 9th Patch

  • Launcher: Version 04.00.00
  • Client: ver. 4.0101.0
  • Patch Size: 1.6 GB (PC) / 852 MB (Vita)

PS Festa 2016! Support Item Selection AC Scratch

To commemorate the Phantasy Star Festa 2016, an additional AC Scratch will be released on March 16th!

  • Various grinding, crafting, and Mag device items will be included.

Patch Notes

New Pets

  • Added Marron and Melon.
  • Increase the Pet Cap from 10 to 15.

New Photon Arts

  • Added photon arts to the new pets.

White Day Lobby

  • Available until March 23rd's Maintenance.

Field Update

  • Seven Eleven will appear on the Tokyo Field for a limited time.
  • Available until June 8th's Maintenance.

Level Up Quest

  • Border-Piercing Blade 境界を切り裂く銀の鋼刃
  • N: 8 / H: 20 / VH: 40 / SH: 55 / XH: 70
  • Available until March 23rd's Maintenance

Limited-time EQ

  • A Boisterous White Day 2016 ホワイトデーは大わらわ2016
  • N: 1 / H: 20 / VH: 40 / SH: 50 / XH: 70
  • Available until April 6th's Maintenance

New Bingo Card

  • White Day 2016 Bingo
  • Available until April 6th's Maintenance

New Area

  • Added Franca's Cafe to the Lobby.

Client Orders

  • Added new Client Orders and Client Order NPCs.


Partial New Item Listing

Both items available until April 6th.

Story Board Update

  • Added New Events to the Story Board
  • Change the Story Board node inscription from [Letter-Number] to [Number-Letter], while changing the titles of some event nodes.
  • Those who have progressed through the story should speak to Xiera to obtain the new Story Board.


  • Pet Switch Strike and Pet Switch Shoot's effects will continue when restarting a quest.


  • You can now choose Layered Costumes for Support Partners

Gathering System

  • Added the new Gather System. This update allows you to collect materials from the field by [Harvesting] or [Fishing] from the field.
  • You can use the materials you've collected and head to the Shops in Franca's Cafe to create Skill Rings or Meals.
  • We will have a mini-guide that will update over time after maintenance.


  • They will no longer record your Solo Time Attack ranking if you have two or more party members between the time you accepted the quest, to the time you start the quest. This change also applies even if you start the quest from that point with a single player. (In other words, if you are trying to do Solo Time Attack rankings, make sure nobody joins your party.)
  • Gathering Enabled Quests
    • Forest Exploration
    • Ruins Exploration
    • Coast Exploration
    • Tokyo Exploration


  • Added the [Gathering Terminal] to the Campship.
  • This terminal becomes available by clearing Sofia's 2nd and 3rd Gathering Client Orders.

Quick Menu

  • Added an option to transfer to Franca's Cafe.

AC Shop

  • Added the following items to the AC Shop
    • 【極み】ピッケル(7個) (Master Pickaxe) x7
    • 【極み】釣り竿(7個) (Master Fishing Rod) x7
  • The above two entries cost 950 AC each.

Item Lab

  • Skill Rings can now be grinded at the Item Lab.

Pet Goods Shop

  • Added items to the Pet Goods Shop.

Badge & Memory Shop

  • Added Posters to the Ragol Memory Shop.
  • Added [Badge Exchange Shop 4]. You can trade in [2016 Weapons Badge Gold and Silver] at this shop.

Limited-time FUN Shop

  • You can now obtain 7-11 related products at the Seven Eleven Oracle Store at the Arks Lobby.
  • This shop is available until June 8th's Maintenance.

Recycle Shop

  • You can now set the number of items you wish to trade in at the Recycle Shop.

My Room Shop

  • Updated the My Room Shop lineup.

Other Changes

  • Adjusted the display location of the [Simple Status] menu in the PC version.
  • Added four new Premium Drinks
  • Added Franca's Cafe as a transfer destination in Team Room, My Room, Casino, and Gate Area.
  • Adjusted the water surface graphics in Skyscape, Miniroom, and Scenery Passes: City, Ruins, and Yamato.
  • Relaxed the limitations on how high the player can reach in the following fields: City, Ruins.
  • The Time Attack Quest section in the Arks Road will use [勇往邁進の力試し・IV] as the goal for Klotho's Client Order.
  • The Pyroxene Exchange shop will remove the word "weapon" from its menu list for [God Stone Exchange] [Pyroxene Exchange] and [Scarstone Exchange].
  • You can now enter up to 99 lines when writing mail.
  • Pet names will no longer display when the overhead display is set to [none], as well as during a Live event in the Arks Lobby.
  • Added [Other Events] to the menu listing of the Event Chronicle.
  • The [Coast] and [Facility] fields in the Event Chronicle will have the sunlight set to noon.
  • Extended the [Festa Donuts 2016] expiration date to April 20th @ 11:00 JST.

Klotho's Client Order Changes

  • Changed the names, clear conditions, meseta, and EXP values of Klotho's Client Orders:
    • Let's See How Strong You Are I, III, V
    • A Carefree Quiz I, IV
    • Extreme Training Test I, II
    • A Trial of Body And Soul I
    • A Test of Strength I
  • Trial of A New Rank will have its Meseta and EXP Buffed.
  • The following Client Orders will be removed:
    • Let's See How Strong You Are II, IV, VI
    • Let's See How Serious You Are I, II, III
    • A Carefree Quiz II, III, V, VI
    • Extreme Training Test III



White Day 2016 Bingo

White Day 2016 Bingo

White Day 2016 Bingo Rewards
Lines Reward
1 獲得経験値+75%
+75% EXP Booster (x2)
2 FUN1000獲得チケット
1,000 FUN Ticket
3 能力追加成功率+10%
Ability Affixer Success +10% (x3)
4 WDリリーパストラップ
WD Lillipa Strap
5 トライブースト+50%
+50% Tribooster (x2)
8 幻創石カガセオ
Phantasmal Kagaseo Stone (x5)
Complete トライブースト+100%
+100% Tribooster


White Day 2016 Bingo
A-1 Play Black Nyack
A-2 Defeat a [Strahda]
Level 1+
A-3 Use a Drink
A-4 Defeat a [Krabahda]
Level 1+
A-5 Defeat [Caterdra'nsa]
Level 1+
B-1 Defeat a [Dahgash]
Level 1+
B-2 Clear Sophia's client order:
Let's Go Gathering
B-3 Speak to Ida
Cuisine Shop Attendant
B-4 Defeat a [Pitta Wadda]
Level 1+
B-5 Defeat a [Gu Wonda]
Level 1+
C-1 Synthesize an Egg
C-2 Draw a FUN Scratch
C-4 Feed an item to a Mag
C-5 Place a Candy
D-1 Defeat a [Windira]
Level 1+
D-2 Defeat a [Doluahda]
Level 1+
D-3 Speak to Yerkes
Franca's Café
D-4 Defeat a [Dirandal]
Level 1+
D-5 Defeat a [Cyclonehda]
Level 1+
E-1 Speak to Xiera
The Bridge
E-2 Defeat a [Set Sadinian]
Level 1+
E-3 Destroy a Green Container
E-4 Defeat a [Nordiransa]
Level 1+
E-5 Play Mesetan Shooter

White Day 2016 Bingo [Reverse] Rewards
Lines Reward
1 強化成功率+10%
Grind Success +10% (x2)
2 強化リスク軽減(+1)
Grind Risk Reducer +1 (x2)
3 幻創石カガセオ
Phantasmal Kagaseo Stone (x15)
4 *フェンヴォルフ
5 ハーフドール
Half Doll
8 能力追加成功率+30%
Ability Affixer Success +30%
Complete トライブースト+100%
+100% Tribooster (x2)


White Day 2016 Bingo [Reverse]
A-1 Defeat [Dragon Ex]
Level 21+
A-2 Defeat [Blu Ringahda]
Level 41+
A-3 Defeat [Type-15 Tank]
Level 1+
A-4 Clear [A Boisterous White Day 2016] Emergency Quest
Super Hard+
A-5 Defeat [Train Ghidoran]
Level 21+
B-1 Defeat [Snow Banther]
Level 41+
B-2 Clear Franca's client order:
Supplying Quartz Dragon Scales
B-3 Defeat an [Orota Biketta]
Level 1+
B-4 Defeat a [Sol Dirandal]
Level 21+
B-5 Clear Hans' client order:
A Towering Dark Figure
C-1 Defeat a [Dagan]
Level 1+
C-2 Speak to Pietro
Summoner Class Trainer
C-4 Compress a Candy
C-5 Defeat [Zeshrayda]
Level 1+
D-1 Clear Hans' client order:
Gleaming Sickle of Death
D-2 Defeat [Dark Ragne]
Level 21+
D-3 Defeat a [Bikuda Rabitta]
Level 1+
D-4 Defeat [Quartz Dragon]
Level 21+
D-5 Clear Revelle's client order:
Bloody Scaffolds I
E-1 Defeat [Goronzoran]
Level 21+
E-2 Clear Hans' client order:
A New Continental Trial
E-3 Destroy a Red Container
E-4 Defeat a [Gul Solda]
Level 41+
E-5 Defeat [Wolgahda]
Level 21+


Emergency Quest Schedule

▲▲ Eastern Daylight 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.


PSO2 The Animation Quiz!

PSO2 Animation Quiz

Players can receive presents for each question they answer correctly in the PSO2 The Animation Quiz! Questions will be announced both in-game and on Twitter each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Quiz Guidelines

  • Players must say the answer to the question through the in-game chat.
  • Players will receive a +100% Tribooster for each question they answer correctly.
  • Questions will be announced each Saturday around 11:00 AM JST.

Let’s say, for example, the answer to the question was [ARKS].

Acceptable Answers
アークス Answering in Full-Width Katakana
Unacceptable Answers
あーくす Answering in Hiragana
アークス Answering in Half-Width Katakana
Arks Answering in English
ア -クス Answering with spaces, symbols, or punctuation marks
breaking up the response.

Proposed Answers

PSO2 The Animation Quiz Cheat Sheet
Answer Deadline
イツキ 1/12 @ 23:59 JST
リナ 1/19 @ 23:59 JST
ユタカ 1/26 @ 23:59 JST
コウタ 2/2 @ 23:59 JST
アイカ 2/9 @ 23:59 JST
シルバ 2/23 @ 23:59 JST
ミカ 3/1 @ 23:59 JST
キッド 3/8 @ 23:59 JST
カスラ 3/15 @ 23:59 JST

The next question will be announced on Saturdays around 11:00 AM JST.

Prize Distribution Date

  • During upcoming maintenances after the answering period has ended.


White Day Campaign 2016

White Day Campaign 2016

White Day arrives in PSO2 with new campaigns and boost events!

Boost Event Period

  • March 11th ~ 15th @ 23:59 JST
  • +50% EXP / Rare Drop / Rare Enemy Rate for the
    [A Boisterous White Day 2016] Emergency Quest.

A Boisterous White Day Rewards

  • March 9th ~ 15th @ 23:59 JST
  • Players who clear [A Boisterous White Day 2016] 1 or more times during the campaign period will receive the following items:
    • +100% Tribooster
    • Mug Cup ♂
    • White Gift
    • 15,000 EXP Ticket (x3)
  • These rewards will be distributed in late March at the Visiphone.

Keyword Event

Guess the keywords listed below and enter them into PSO2's chat to receive special rewards!

  • Event Period: March 9th ~ 16th (Maintenance)
Start Date Keyword Reward
March 9th ○○○○○
+250% Rare Drop Booster
March 10th ○○○○
Fancy Tea Set
March 11th ○○○○○○
+100% Tribooster
March 12th ○○○○
Casino Coin Pass (x5)
March 13th ○○○○○○○○○○
Old Parfait
March 14th ○○○○
+100% Tribooster (x2)

※Thanks Yuki, Synth, にこSmile, and Fuzz Fuzz for providing answers!
※Keywords must be entered entirely in full-width characters.
※Entering a keyword prior to its start date will not count towards the campaign.

※A keyword might have full-width katakana, hiragana, and kanji mixed in the same word.
※Prizes will be distributed to the Visiphone immediately after saying the correct keyword.
※Please check the Visiphone even if the notification icon doesn't pop up.



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