In case you’ve been upset about Stasis skills dominating in Destiny 2‘s Crucible because the launch of the Past Gentle enlargement, the tip of your lengthy nightmare is lastly right here. Bungie’s replace for the sport lastly addresses Stasis rebalancing, tuning down a number of the skills which were getting heavy use in Future 2 PvP.
Bungie beforehand gave a preview of the modifications in Replace 220.127.116.11, however the hotfix remains to be fairly in depth, because the developer detailed on its website. Among the most notable modifications to Stasis will make its deadliest skills rather less lethal, a minimum of in PvP. The infamous Shatterdive potential for Hunters has been tuned to remove the injury resistance it grants gamers utilizing it in PvP, making them simpler to kill–something their opponents have been clamoring for. One other notable alteration is one which lowers to magnetic draw of Duskfield grenades, which have been so highly effective that gamers can use them to yank each other out of canopy or round corners for simple kills.
The patch notes additionally element a number of different fixes, together with one Bungie talked about lately in its This Week at Bungie weblog submit. It seems that drop charges for the Eyes of Tomorrow Unique rocket launcher, which is simply accessible as a random reward within the last encounter of the Deep Stone Crypt raid, weren’t being adjusted appropriately. Usually, raid drops like that one have “unhealthy luck safety” that slowly increase your possibilities of receiving it each time you clear the raid, however for Eyes of Tomorrow, the math wasn’t being done correctly. Bungie’s fastened that, which suggests it ought to be barely simpler to get the Unique, particularly for those who run the raid typically.
This replace additionally corresponds with the discharge of a brand new Strike within the sport, referred to as Proving Grounds. The Strike is at present solely accessible for gamers who’ve bought the season go, however it’ll be a part of the playlist for free-to-play Guardians on March 30. You will additionally see a Dusk model of the Strike on that date.
Try the whole patch notes under.
Hotfix 18.104.22.168 Patch Notes
- Mounted a problem the place gamers may respawn into the void, immediately bringing an finish to their feeble makes an attempt to outlive this exercise at Grasp issue.
- Mounted a problem the place “Immune” textual content seems when gamers deal injury to the Excessive Celebrant.
- Mounted a problem the place gamers would die immediately in the event that they stood in a specific spot of the Quitter’s Nicely in Tangled Shore.
- Mounted a problem that prevented Scan and Heroic VIP patrols from showing on Europa.
- Mounted a problem the place gamers may regenerate infinite Tremendous vitality from teammates working via hallways.
- Mounted a problem the place gamers would incorrectly obtain an “on-line privileges” dialog when attempting to launch particular Battlegrounds actions or the Battlegrounds playlist with a fireteam member who hadn’t unlocked the exercise.
- Mounted a problem the place the Cabal Pyro Flamethrower projectile generated a whole lot of community utilization, resulting in unusual combatant behaviors inside Battlegrounds actions.
- Mounted a problem the place the Prismatic Recaster was not displaying all accessible engram varieties on a single web page.
- Up to date Mantle of Battle Concord to operate in PvP.
- Grants small quantity of tremendous vitality when defeating Guardians with weapons matching the injury sort of your Tremendous.
- Grants small injury bonus when defeating enemies with weapons matching the injury sort of your Tremendous whereas your Tremendous is full, however at a shorter length than if you defeat combatants in PvE.
- Mounted a problem that triggered Eyes of Tomorrow to do much less injury than meant in opposition to yellow bar enemies.
- Mounted a problem the place Guardians may embrace their darker aspect and injury their teammates utilizing the Frenzy perk.
- Added Unrelenting as a doable perk for THE SWARM Machine Gun.
- Eliminated injury resistance from Shatterdive.
- Added a 4s cooldown between activations of Shatterdive.
- Withering Blade
- Decreased Withering Blade injury in opposition to gamers from 90 to 65 injury. PvE injury is unchanged.
- Decreased Withering Blade gradual stacks utilized to gamers from 60 to 40 stacks. PvE gradual stacks are unchanged.
- Decreased the goal acquisition vary of Withering Blade after it impacts a participant from 12m to 8m. Vary after impacting PvE enemies is unchanged.
- Glacial Quake
- Eliminated AoE freeze in opposition to gamers on Tremendous forged. Will nonetheless freeze PvE enemies on forged.
- Decreased injury resistance whereas in Tremendous from 60 p.c to 50 p.c.
- Elevated the vitality price of utilizing Shiver Strike whereas in Glacial Quake from three p.c to seven p.c Tremendous vitality.
- Utilizing the combo of a Shiver Strike right into a Heavy slam assault will now price the complete Tremendous vitality of each the Shiver Strike and the slam (this beforehand solely price vitality for the slam).
- Shiver Strike
- Elevated downwards velocity utilized to Shiver Placing gamers when they’re slowed to extra shortly pull them out of the air.
- Mounted a problem the place Shiver Strike (or Thundercrash) may get the participant caught in opposition to smooth ceilings in Crucible maps.
- Winter’s Wrath
- Improved monitoring of Winter’s Wrath projectiles, now monitoring energy decays from its max worth over 10s as a substitute of two.2s.
- Elevated the scale of the Warlock Tremendous projectile’s proximity detonation radius 1.5m – 1.65m.
- The proximity detonation now begins at its largest and scales all the way down to 40 p.c over time.
- Penumbral Blast
- Decreased Penumbral Blast injury in opposition to gamers from 80 to 30 injury. PvE injury is unchanged.
- Iceflare Bolts
- Mounted a bug the place Iceflare Bolts would constantly attempt to change targets.
- Elevated goal acquisition vary of Iceflare Bolts by 33 p.c.
- Elevated turning pace of Iceflare Bolts to allow them to extra successfully hit close by targets.
- Chaos Attain
- Decreased the quantity of Tremendous vitality refunded when cancelling Chaos Attain early.
Common Stasis Tuning
- Duskfield Grenade
- Decreased how strongly Duskfield Grenade pulls gamers inwards, successfully lowering the pull vary from 9.5m to ~6m. PvE pull impulse is unchanged.
- Decreased the gradual stacks utilized to gamers by the grenade detonation from 20 to 10 stacks. Detonation gradual stacks are unchanged in PvE.
- Decreased the gradual stacks utilized to gamers on every tick of the grenade from ten to 5 stacks. Per-tick gradual stacks are unchanged in PvE.
- Adjusted the UI presentation of the “Slowed” standing to show gradual stacks as X/100 as a substitute of X/10, to extend readability when including gradual stack quantities which might be fewer than ten.
- Stasis Crystals
- Decreased crystal shatter injury in opposition to gamers from (85 max, 55min) to (55 max, 25 min). PvE injury is unchanged.
- Whisper of Chains
- Decreased Whisper of Chains injury resistance bonus whereas in Tremendous from 25 p.c to 5 p.c. Harm resistance when not in Tremendous is unchanged. This solely impacts injury from different Guardians.
Stasis Fragment Quests
- Considerably diminished goal completion values for all Crucible fragment quests.
Bounties and Pursuits
- Mounted a problem the place gamers may earn Unique Cyphers with a full stock, ensuing within the lack of their reward.
- Mounted a problem that prevented the “Trash the Thresher” Triumph from finishing even when the circumstances had been met.
- Reset raid completion time stat trackers for any participant who has precisely 5 minutes time recorded within the stat tracker.
- Mounted a problem that prevented unhealthy luck safety for Eyes of Tomorrow from accumulating correctly on accounts the place gamers raided on a number of characters.
- Further particulars may be discovered within the This Week at Bungie – 3/18/2021 article.
- Mounted points with the Frozen in Time decoration for the Unique Pulse Rifle No Time To Clarify.
- The decoration will not show “Unique Merchandise” which prevented gamers from socketing it.
Chosen Seal and Title Necessities
- Changed the “Certain in Reminiscence” Triumph with “All of the Scattered Recollections” to make sure gamers who missed every week of taking part in the Presage exercise may earn the seal earlier than the Season ended.
Future 2 Information And Guides
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- Destiny 2 Dead Man’s Tale Catalyst Guide
- Destiny 2 Iron Banner Saladin’s Gauntlet
- Destiny 2 Presage Guide: How To Start The Voice On The Other Side Exotic Quest For Dead Man’s Tale
- Destiny 2 Update Coming March 23 Will Help You Get Deep Stone Crypt’s Exotic Rocket Launcher
- Destiny 2’s Trials Of Osiris Is Back This Weekend, But With An Adjustment