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Notices [Notice] [Final Beta] 4/17 (Fri) Update Details - Early Look
ShadowArena 2020-04-17 00:00 (UTC+9)

Greetings, this is Shadow Arena.


Here are the latest updates made to Shadow Arena on April 17, 2020 (Fri).

 


 

■ Hero

 

[All]

- Changed the resurrection mechanic during the Grace Period to make it not possible to change directions.

- Changed crouching to make it possible to move faster by pressing [Shift].

- Fixed an issue where the Hero would continue to move forward after jumping over a fence or wall even though no movement keys were pressed afterwards.

- Added the Auto-run function.

  > Press [Caps Lock] to move at normal speed.

  > Press [Shift] when you have 50% or higher stamina and your Hero will run until they are out of stamina.

  > Attack or press [Caps Lock] again during auto-run to stop.

- Fixed an issue where stuns and knockback status would be removed when hit by a basic attack.

 

[Goyen]

- Iron Pulverizer (1): Reduced movement distance by 25%.

- Corpse Cut (2): Reduced damage by 20%. 

- Corpse Cut (2): Reduced HP consumption and recovery to the following.  

HP Consumed Upon Attack (Before → After)

HP Recovery Upon Hit (Before → After)

1,000 → 1,200

500 → 600

- Grave Digger (3): Reduced HP consumption and recovery to the following. 

HP Consumed Upon Attack (Before → After)

HP Recovery Upon Hit (Before → After)

1,000 →1,100

500 → 550

- Blood Flurry (4): Changed HP consumption when continuously activated from a maximum of 2,700 to 3,300.

- Jump Attack after Sprinting: Reduced movement speed by 20%.

[Gerhard Shultz]

- Unleashed Beast (RMB): Reduced stamina consumption by 20%. 

- Unleashed Beast (RMB): Increased cooldown time by 1 sec. 

 

[Haru]

- Heart Stab (1): Fixed an issue where the visual effect would sporadically not be applied when used. 

- Heart Stab (1): Added a 1 sec. stun effect upon hit. 

- Shadow Step (RMB): Improved to allow jumping and leaping over walls/fences while active.

- Shadow Step (RMB): Increased movement speed while active.

- Fixed an issue where the cooldown-timer UI would not be displayed after finishing a skill. 

 

[Yeonhwa]

- Bond Cut (3): Improved to immediately turn to the direction of the camera upon use.

- Fallen Flower (RMB): Improved to immediately turn to the direction of the camera upon use.

- Fallen Flower (RMB): Changed to apply an attack speed buff according to the distance moved upon use. 

  > Moved at least 50% of the distance: Attack speed increased by +5% for 3 sec. 

  > Moved entire distance: Attack speed increased by +10% for 3 sec. 

- Fallen Flower (RMB): Improved to allow you to charge in a diagonal direction if used with (W+D) or (W+A).  

 

[Badal]

- Sleeve Tangler (2): Improved to immediately turn to the direction of the camera upon use. 

- Golden Gate (4): Fixed an issue where the buff would linger if crouching or lying down.  

- Golden Gate (4): Changed so that it cannot be used multiple times when there is insufficient stamina.
- Golden Gate (4): Fixed an issue where the AP buff would sporadically not be applied when used 2 or more times in an overlapping manner.

- Golden Gate (4): Fixed an issue where the enhancement buff from Golden Gate would not disappear when attacked while grabbing an enemy with Sleeve Tangler (2).  

- Golden Gate (4): DP buff numbers were changed as follows. 

Skill Level

Before

After

1

50

30

2

100

60

3

150

90

- Last Hit of Forward Attack: Changed to no longer recover stamina. 

 

[Jordine Ducas]

- Fixed an issue where the cooldown-timer UI would not be displayed when ending a skill with a side attack. 

- Spear of Serendia (2): Reduced knockdown effect duration from 2 sec. to 1.5 sec. 

 

[Ahon Kirus]

- Phantom Raven (RMB): Increased cooldown time from 2 sec. to 3 sec.  

- Dark Mark (1): Changed DP reduction debuff at level 3 from 30% to 35%.

[Orwen]

- Arrow Storm (2): Changed to hit up to 3 shots when used in close-range against an enemy. 

- Arrow Storm (2): Changed damage per level as follows. 

Skill Level

Change

1, 2

30% Reduction

3

37% Reduction

- Twin Fairy Arrow (3): Increased projectile speed for the first arrow was by 35%. 

- Twin Fairy Arrow (3): Changed the damage per level when both shots are successfully hit as follows.

Skill Level

Change

1

28% Reduction

2

17% Reduction

3

10% Reduction

- Explosive Trap (4): Changed to trigger when stepped on by a monster. 

- Explosive Trap (4): Changed to explode in a chain when installed in close proximity with other Explosive Traps. 

- Explosive Trap (4): Changed to no longer be triggered by jumping over it while sprinting. 

 

[Herawen]

- Basic Attack: Reduced the attack speed by 7%. 

 

■ Content

- Added “AI Matches”. 

  > Up to 5 players can enter one AI match and all players will be in a “party”. 

  > Players will be victorious by defeating all 40 AI Bots. 

  > Ranking points, silver, and Hero Mastery cannot be obtained through AI matches. 

  > More information about AI matches will be added to the “[Game Guide] Gameplay Modes”.

 

- Added “Normal Matches”. 

 > This mode is a “solo” game that do not affect ranking scores. 

 > More information about Normal matches will be added to the “[Game Guide] Gameplay Modes”.

 

[Game Guide] Gameplay Mode

 

- Added the “Mailbox”.

 

- Added “Tutorials”. 

  > The Tutorial UI will be displayed in AI Matches.

  > You can turn the Tutorial on or off through the ESC menu.  

  > This feature lets you view Shadow Arena’s basic controls and guides. 

 

- Added “Recent Matches”.

  > You can find it by going to Battle History (menu on top of the screen) > Recent Matches.

  > Detailed stats on Solo, Team, and AI matches can be viewed here.

 

- Added “My Info”.

  > You can find it by clicking the profile icon in the upper-right corner of the Lobby screen. 

  > Information such as ranking points, top records, and average records can be viewed here. 

 

- Changed the names of the gameplay modes as follows. 

Previous Name

Changed Name

Practice Battle

Dueling Grounds

Private Battle

Custom

- Improved the matchmaking per tier for Solo games to be more precise. 

- Changed the Dark Fog to constrict the Safe Zone to a much smaller size after 23 min. have passed in a Solo match.   

 

- Changed the system for obtaining Ranking Points. 

  > It is important to maintain a high average score for obtaining the changed Ranking Points.

 

- Increased the automatic HP recovery in the area near the Blackstar by 2 times after the Grace Period ends and the Blackstar appears.

 

- Decreased the number of points earned for opening sealed items when defeating players from 20 to 12.

- Decreased the number of points required to open sealed items as follows. 

Gear (Defense)

Required Points

Gear (Defense)

Required Points

Rocaba Armor

4

Tranan Armor

24

Rocaba Helmet

3

Tranan Helmet

21

Rocaba Gloves

2

Tranan Gloves

18

Rocaba Shoes

2

Tranan Shoes

18

Dobart Armor

5

Dragon Slayer Armor

57

Dobart Helmet

4

Dragon Slayer Helmet

51

Dobart Gloves

3

Dragon Slayer Gloves

44

Dobart Shoes

3

Dragon Slayer Shoes

44

Grunil Armor

6

Dandelion Armor

59

Grunil Helmet

5

Dandelion Helmet

52

Grunil Gloves

4

Dandelion Gloves

46

Grunil Shoes

4

Dandelion Shoes

46

Lemoria Armor

21

Dim Tree Spirit's Armor

60

Lemoria Helmet

18

Giath's Helmet

54

Lemoria Gloves

16

Bheg's Gloves

48

Lemoria Shoes

16

Muskan's Shoes

48

Aries Armor

22

Shadow Lord's Armor

120

Aries Helmet

20

Shadow Lord's Helmet

108

Aries Gloves

17

Shadow Lord's Gloves

96

Aries Shoes

17

Shadow Lord's Shoes

96

 

Gear (Weapon)

Required Points

Gear (Weapon)

Required Points

Muranan Weapon

4

Liverto Weapon

26

Techthon Weapon

5

Dragon Slayer Weapon

64

Curtis Weapon

6

Kzarka Weapon

67

Lancer Weapon

24

Dandelion Weapon

70

Morgrim Weapon

25

Shadow Lord's Weapon

120

 

Gear (Sub-Weapon)

Required Points

Gear (Sub-Weapon)

Required Points

Muranan Sub-Weapon

2

Liverto Sub-Weapon

25

Techthon Sub-Weapon

3

Dragon Slayer Sub-Weapon

57

Curtis Sub-Weapon

4

Nouver Sub-Weapon

60

Lancer Sub-Weapon

22

Dandelion Sub-Weapon

64

Morgrim Sub-Weapon

24

Shadow Lord's Sub-Weapon

112

 

Consumable Item

Required Points

Consumable Item

Required Points

HP Potion

2

Sandwich

12

Elixir of Swiftness

5

Matchlock

20

Berserker's Elixir

8

Elixir of Vigilance

20

Stun Trap

10

Red Dragon's Offering

80

Flashbang

10

   

 

■ Monster

- Added Specters of every Hero. 

- Changed the appearance of the “Hungry Black Spirit” that appeared out in the fog. 

- “Shadow Elite Knight” will now spawn in certain locations after the start of the match. 

- Added “Stoneback Crabs”. 

 

Demi River Stoneback Crab

 


▲ Mountain Stoneback Crab

▲Steppe Stoneback Crab

Type

Description

Demi River Stoneback Crab

Moves along the Demi River and will flee when attacked by a player. Grants a +10% movement speed buff for 5 min. when defeated.

Mountain Stoneback Crab

Resides at the end of the southern mountains and can be knocked down by certain player attacks. Grants a buff that makes you immune to damage from a “Hungry Black Spirit” for 8 min when defeated. 

Steppe Stoneback Crab

Resides in the area between the Watchtower and Extraction Mill; has quick and powerful attacks. Grants a +700 AP buff against monsters for 3 min. when defeated.

- Increased the number of Shadow Soldiers and Shadow Javelin Throwers spawned in certain areas after the start of the match. 

- Changed Ruins Golem to grant a buff that increases skill point gain by +300% when defeated.  

- Changed the appearance of Shadow Knights. 

 

■ Item

- Increased the chance of obtaining the Elixir of Vigilance from defeating monsters by 10 times.

- Changed Lightstone to not drop from Ruins Golems. 

- Changed Lightstone to drop from all other monsters. 

- Added the following effects to green-grade or higher gear items. 

 

Gear Type

Green-Grade

Yellow-Grade

Orange-Grade

Helmet

HP Auto-Recovery +5

HP Auto-Recovery +10

HP Auto-Recovery +15

Gloves

Attack Speed +1%

Attack Speed +2%

Attack Speed +3%

Shoes

Movement Speed +1%

Movement Speed +2%

Movement Speed +3%

Sub-Weapon

Damage Against Monsters +10

Damage Against Monsters +20

Damage Against Monsters +30

* Basic HP Recovery is 40 HP every 5 sec. 

 

- Decreased the number of HP Potions obtainable by defeating other players from 2 to 1. 

- Fixed an issue where Matchlock and Elixir of Vigilance could not be taken to the arena.

■ Environment

- Changed the appearance of the Blackstar which is located in the center of the safe zone.

■ Mount

- Changed the appearance of Laytenn.

- Fixed an issue where the camera would zoom in and become stuck when controlling Laytenn if you swapped to a higher-grade sub-weapon while firing the laser.   

 

■ System

- Added “Chat Language Settings”.

 

 


 

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