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Marvel Heroes 2016 2.05 Patch Notes

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Old Man Logan Event

Alongside the Cosmic Chaos event this week, we’re doing a small bonus event in celebration of our Adamantium-laced heroes! Both event will run from Thursday, March 2nd until Wednesday, March 8th at 11:59 PM!

  • Wolverine and X-23 will enjoy an additional 50% XP bonus!

  • A new Old Man Logan Fortune Card will be available in the in-game store, with some new goodies including the new Old Man Logan Team-Up!

  • The new X-23 Innocence Lost costume will now be available for purchase in the in-game store!

  • A host of Visual Updates for the following Wolverine costumes:

    • Old Man Logan Costume
    • Days of Future Past Costume
    • Classic Brown Costume
    • X-Men Uniform Costume
    • X-Force Costume
  • A new log-in screen featuring Old Man Logan!

Item Changes

Ring slot items have been updated with this patch, and split into two categories: Offensive and Defensive Rings.

Offensive Rings

All Rings of the Offensive type will always roll with a Critical Damage affix as a base part of the item.

Offensive Rings can also roll with the following Offensive Affixes.

  • Attributes
  • Attack Speed
  • Brutal Strike
  • Brutal Damage
  • Critical Damage
  • Health on Hit
  • Summon Damage Rating

Defensive Rings

All Rings of the Defensive type will always roll with a Health affix as a base part of the item.

Defensive Rings can also roll the following Defensive Affixes.

  • Deflect
  • Defense
  • Dodge
  • Tenacity
  • Bonus Health
  • Area Resist
  • Improved Med Kit
  • Med Kit Cooldown Reduction

Other item changes:

  • Cosmic Artifact Affixes have been fixed to apply their Cosmic affix bonus as intended.

  • Rings, Insignias and Catalysts now also have a chance to drop at Item Grade 66 or 69, when playing on Heroic (up to Item Grade 66) or Cosmic (up to Item Grade 69) respectively. Item Grade is now displayed on Catalysts as a result of this change.

  • There are now more procs in the new slot 1-5 Armor Affix pool. Additionally, there is now a new Cosmic Proc for reflecting projectiles and knocking back enemies hit.

Hero Changes

Angela

Bug Fixes:

  • Added clarity to Angela's Heven's Wrath description to indicate it does not affect her signature power.

  • Angela's Rage of Asgard now properly resets cooldowns upon reaching full, and will no longer cause her Dash to sometimes get into a broken state.

Black Bolt

Bug Fixes:

  • Primary Resource name has been changed to "Charge" for clarity.

  • Killing Word now display proper Signature keyword tags.

  • Fixed a minor issue with Quasi-Sonic Torrent's tooltip.

  • Fixed Black Bolt not hovering to flight height while charging up his Travel Power.

Black Widow

  • Black Widow's Twilight Cloaking Device now restores 100% of Maximum Voltage.

Blade

Bug Fixes:

  • Blade's Killing Strokes will no longer sometimes fail to trigger one of the three swings.

Cable

Bug Fixes:

  • Greymalkin Bombardment now correctly removes the cooldown of Eye For Weakness for its duration. The cooldown and spirit cost tooltips for Eye For Weakness will not appear while Greymalkin Bombardment is active

Captain America

Bug Fixes:

  • Captain America will now throw the correct shield while wearing The Captain costume.

Captain Marvel

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where some powers would fail to animate using Captain Marvel's Skrull Imposter costume.

  • Fixed Captain Marvel's Ground Shattering Smash being interrupted by crowd control when Carol is not on-screen.

Colossus

Colossus’ low level power progression has been altered slightly for better early game experience:

  • Demolition Stomp now unlocks at level 1.
  • Titanic Slam now unlocks at level 12.
  • Fissure now unlocks at level 4.
  • Colossal Punch now unlocks at level 6.
  • Call Kurt now unlocks at level 8.
  • Call Kitty now unlocks at level 15.

Cyclops

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed Cyclops' Overwatch power not resetting the cooldown of Ruby-Quartz Prisms when Energetic Leadership is selected.

Iceman

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a tooltip error with Avalanche.

Iron Man

Bug Fixes:

  • Sonic Shockwave now displays the Damage over Time duration.

Jean Grey

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed Jean Grey's Psychic Lethargy visuals being attached to (and moving with) Jean Grey.

Juggernaut

  • Juggernaut's Big Elbow Drop damage increased.

Bug Fixes:

  • Juggernaut's Mix It Up now properly requires 100% momentum to be spent on a finisher to reset cooldowns.

  • Juggernaut's Hand Clap no longer refers to Vulnerability in the tooltip.

Kitty Pryde

Bug Fixes:

  • Minor tooltip fixes regarding the Phased Insights talent.

  • Line of Fire no longer displays Lockheed Energy cost or cooldown.

Magik

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue with Magik's Nastirh and Fist of Nastirh not summoning when near a wall.

Punisher

Bug Fixes:

  • Punisher's Efficient Fuel talent will no longer remove the Damage absorption component from Flamethrower

  • Punisher's Light-Weight Magazine now properly accounts for the 5 second cooldown reduction when below 25% ammo.

Rogue

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed bug with Beast's passive "Beastial Rage" where it would give infinite spirit for a time, also updated tooltip. Beastial Rage now restores 25% of maximum Spirit.

  • Rogue's Stolen Lawyer Up power will now properly refresh its duration on Impact power use.

  • Rogue's stolen Iron Fist ability now grants 15% vulnerability.

Scarlet Witch

Bug Fixes:

  • Scarlet Witch's Chaos Ascendant will now properly make Scarlet Witch immune to crowd control while using Chaos Warp.

Squirrel Girl

  • Squirrel Friends and Squirrel Special Forces now gain bonuses from Summon affixes.

  • Squirrelpocalypse, It's Raining Rodents, and Excited Squirrels no longer show the Summon keyword on their tooltip (they are not considered Summon powers).

Bug Fixes:

  • Squirrel Girl's Raining Rodents can no longer fail to trigger if the power is interrupted via a move or power command.

  • Squirrel Girl's Sic 'Em (when talented) will no longer lock Squirrel Girl to 15 squirrels if she also has the Swell the Scurry talent

Star-Lord

Bug Fixes:

  • Star-Lord’s Elemental Shot now properly has the “Basic” keyword and will trigger affixes that apply specifically to Basic attacks.

  • Fixed an issue with Star-Lord's Uncanny Marksmanship talent not affecting all Ammo spenders.

  • Orbital Strike will now display the correct damage gain from ranks in Secret Weapon.

Storm

Bug Fixes:

  • Storm's Foreboding Winds now properly causes Storm Surge to fill Storm's Tempest meter.

  • Fixed an issue where Thundering Maelstrom could be channeled indefinitely

  • Freezing / Lightning / Gust Tempest tooltips have been reworded for better clarity on how they operate.

Taskmaster

Bug Fixes:

  • Taskmaster's Ferocity of Wolverine talent now properly resets cooldowns of Dance of Dane, Pendragon Slice, and Spider Slam.

Ultron

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed Ultron's Prodigal Sons and Covering Fire talent tooltips breaking when in Comic Ultron costumes, and summoning a weaker version of the drones.

  • Air Support will now target in the direction of your cursor.

X-23

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where Dancing Blades would not restore itself to full charges if you changed regions while the power was on cooldown.

  • Covert Assassin will now properly reduce its cooldown when you defeat an enemy.

Miscellaneous Changes & Bug Fixes

  • Beast can now be played up to level 10 for free before unlocking.

  • More General S.T.A.S.H. icons have been added!

  • The Target Acquired Achievements have been re-enabled. These Achievements no longer require Cosmic difficulty to award credit toward their completion.

  • The Infernal War Skrull's Illusions can no longer be mind controlled - they have no mind to control!

  • Black Bolt's 'Any Last Words?' achievement now rewards an Infinity Orb.

  • Fixed an issue with the in-game store not loading correctly after logging out and logging back in without closing the client.

  • Fixed an issue where some sources of the Unbreakable team buff were applying Doctor Strange shield visual effects.

  • Fixed an issue where the minimap could become “stuck” in fullscreen expanded mode and would not toggle back off to the minimap when using a controller.

  • Additional barrels added to the MGH Warehouse in Chapter 4 to ensure enough targets to destroy for objective completion.

  • Fixed an issue where the player was not always being awarded mission credit for enemies defeated in the Chapter 4 MGH Warehouse and MGH Garage areas.

  • Fixed an issue where the player could be disconnected from the server when entering or exiting the Parking Garage Treasure Room in Chapter 4.

  • Sinister Terminal Legendary Quest - Mutate requirement has been replaced by Reavers.

  • Fixed an issue with the Strength attribute not increasing the amount of damage Blocked or Reflected by as much as intended.

  • Fixed an issue where Elite enemies in the updated Fisk Tower region were not counting towards the Fixit Achievement.

  • Mandarin in chapter 8 no longer incorrectly drops Doctor Doom's Medallion.

  • Fixed typo in Strike on Limbo mission description text.

  • Fixed Currency Boost stacks dropping off one at a time when their duration expires.

  • Shared Quests have returned to their normal selection with the end of the recent Dark Dimension event.

Known Issues

  • Mole man has temporarily gone underground after hearing whispers that Wizard sold him out while he was in lockup last week. He should resurface in the next game update.

  • Ring slot items may drop as early as level 1, however the Ring slot does not unlock until level 25. These unusable low level Rings will stop dropping with the next game update.

  • Hover tooltips in the in-game store for items such as Fortune Cards or Boosts are stretching vertically higher than intended. This issue only affects tooltips displayed in the in-game store and not when viewing these tooltips from the inventory.

  • Hover tooltips for S.T.A.S.H. tabs are currently displaying the tab name twice within the tooltip.

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