* Changed the level ranges for automatic tournaments. Players should
now be able to use brand new tourney tickets normally. The old ones can
be sold back to Alchemist Shops without 20% tax.
* Worn items will now be delivered to the Stairway to Heavens locations
if character gets killed by another player (religion and clan wars
* Paladin's Aura potion recipe has been added. While under the effect
of this potion character will receive information about crimes that
occur in the game world.
* Drow racial ability has been changed. It is now called Astral Surge
and allows for casting attack spells without Chance to Cast vs Resist
* Mana Shield has been added as a skill available in the Middle School
of Alteration.It's duration is 3 minutes and it chance of success is
around 33%. Mana cost: 17% of mana pool. It can only be used on self.
* Mana Shield potion recipe has been added.
* Layered Defense will now affect incoming damage prior to Mana Shield.
* Characters will now receive 4 base hit points for 1 point of strength. This means 4.6 hp for Human, 5.6 hp for Orc etc.
* Absorb parameter now modifies magical damage as well.
* A trivial loot system has been modified. If a character doesn't gain
any levels while continuing to kill monsters for some time, the
wondrous items will stop dropping for her and she will cease receiving
religion bonii to gold carried by mobiles. Gaining a either a normal or
religion level resets the trivial loot counter, gaining a level for pet
* Characters under Searing Pain effect take additional damage (the
actual value is equal to the Knockdown). The effects of Knockdown and
Searing Pain do not stack.
* The keys should no longer be burnt when using Burn All option of Cruc
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