Big Changes in Patch 4.5

by Marshal Renew on

Patch 4.5 has many changes coming to the PvP meta. From changing the way actions affect healing from non-magical abilities, to Frontlines and Rival Wings getting melee buffs.

Paladin

Action Adjustment
Rage of Halone Combo bonus changed from "Reduces target's attack potency and healing magic potency by 10%" to "Reduces target's damage dealt and healing potency by 10%" and now affects healing from non-magical abilities.

Warrior

Action Adjustment
Defiance Effect changed from "Increases maximum HP and own HP recovery via healing magic by 20%, while reducing damage dealt by 20%." to "Reduces both damage taken and damage dealt by 20%."
Inner Beast Damage reduction lowered from 20% to 10%.

Dark Knight

Action Adjustment
Power Slash Combo bonus changed from "Reduces target's HP recovered by healing magic by 15%" to "Reduces target's HP recovered by healing actions by 15%" and now affects healing from non-magical abilities.

Dragoon

Action Adjustment
Skewer Additional effect changed from "Reduces target's attack potency and healing magic potency by 10%" to "Reduces target's damage dealt and healing potency by 10%" and now affects healing from non-magical abilities.

Ninja

Action Adjustment
Katon Potency has been increased from 1,250 to 1,500.
Hyoton Potency has been increased from 750 to 1,000.
Raiton Potency has been increased from 1,750 to 2,000.

Summoner

Action Adjustment
Miasma III Additional effect has been changed from "Reduces target's HP recovered by healing magic by 10%" to "Reduces target's HP recovered by healing actions by 10%" and now affects healing from non-magical abilities.

Scholar

Action Adjustment
Chain Stratagem Reduction to damage taken changed from 5% to 10%.
Embrace Healing potency increased from 1,000 to 1,500.

Astrologian

Action Adjustment
Lord of Crowns Additional effect changed from "Reduces target's HP recovered by healing magic by 10%" to " Reduces target's HP recovered by healing actions by 10%" and now affects healing from non-magical abilities.

Physical Ranged DPS

Action Adjustment
Terminal Velocity Additional effect changed from "Reduces target's HP recovered by healing magic by 25%" to "Reduces target's HP recovered by healing actions by 25%" and now affects healing from non-magical abilities.

Traits

Action Adjustment
Increased Healing Potency Changed from "Increases spell-based HP restoration by 5%" to "Increases HP restoration by 5%" and now affects healing from non-magical abilities.

Feast Miscellaneous

  • Starting points for each team are displayed more clearly in the Crystal Tower Training Grounds.
  • The countdown icon displayed upon initiating a Focus Attack is now displayed above the enemy team party list as well.
  • When spectating, Team Claw's areas of effect will be shown in blue, and Team Fang's in red.

Frontlines

4.5 brings some melee QoL changes, as well as some map adjustments to offset the melee damage increases?

Tank/Melee Buffs

Tired of being unable to punish bots? -Tanks and melee DPS will take 30% less damage and deal 15% more.

Secure

The following adjustments have been made to the Borderland Ruins (Secure):

  • Interceptor drone HP is increased.
  • Interceptor node HP is increased.

Shatter

The ice health buff might feel the same as it is now with buffs to melee and caster damage onto the ice. The following adjustments have been made to Fields of Glory (Shatter):

  • Small icebound tomelith HP is increased.
  • Large icebound tomelith HP is increased.
  • The Magic Vulnerability Down effect has been removed from small and large icebound tomeliths.

Rival Wings

  • Tanks and melee DPS will take 20% less damage and deal 10% more.
  • In Astragalos campaigns, a magitek field now protects the base and core.
  • Numerous changes to the machina and steam cannons.

Read the full Rival Wings changes here.

Summary

The Feast tank meta is going to be interesting. Same with the SCH buffs. Are the changes enough to change the current meta?

  • Read the full PvP Patch Notes here.

Posted in News on Jan 07, 2019

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