Patch Notes/2008-07-22

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7.22.08 Version 17.20080709.3T2



  • Entities which use the “Pet” AI should now cycle through their Ranged attacks, even while in Melee with a Target.


  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused a Supergroup’s progress towards earning SG badges to be lost.
  • Corrected the badge descriptions of Task Force/Strike Force challenge badges that referred to stature level 1 as being 1-15 to be 1-14.
  • Corrected stature level 8 and 9 badge descriptions from erroneously being level 40-44 to 40-45 and from 45-50 to 46-50.

Custom Weapons

Global Chat


  • Corrected two recipes in the Trap of the Hunter set that stated they granted range or damage. This set grants neither.
  • ToHit Buffs/DeBuff Common IOs should not state they buff or debuff Accuracy any longer, but should properly state that they buff or debuff the “To Hit” chance.


  • Cone Attack Powers – Corrected an issue where Cone Attack powers would not hit moving targets.
  • Animation time for Energy Punch, Stone Fist, Shadow Punch, and Charged Brawl changed from 1.0 second to 0.83 seconds. Activation time changed from 0.57 seconds to 0.83 seconds.
  • Archery / Ranged Shot - Fixed some minor issues with Archery - Ranged Shot’s animation and graphical effects.
  • Brawl - Animation time corrected. Old cast time was 0.67 seconds, and the new cast time is 0.83 seconds.
  • Earth Control / Animate Stone - Replaced Animated Stone’s Stone Hammer Power with a version of Seismic Smash. He now understands how to cycle between powers more effectively.
  • Energy Melee / Energy Transfer - Increased visual impact of Hit graphical effects.
  • Accolade / Portable Workbench - The Portable Workbench should no longer be seen as a viable target for critter attacks.
  • Flurry and Sands of Mu should now play the correct animation while Spines - Quills is active


  • The Lost and Found story arc will now correctly award salvage for players that are significantly higher levels than the mission levels.

User Commands

  • “Synch” Command - Players can now use “Synch” in addition to “Sync” if they are experiencing any synchronization issues with the game servers.

User Interface

  • Character Selection Screen - Corrected a bug where a Renamed character may disappear from the Character Selection screen until the player logs out and logs back in.
  • Character Selection Screen – Corrected a bug where renaming a character moved the character to a different character slot location.




  • Defiance - Corrected the Defiance Buff value granted by secondary power set powers. They should now be back to their previous values.
  • Blaster / Energy Manipulation / Total Focus - Reduced Blaster Energy Manipulation Total Focus Disorient Magnitude from 4 to 3, to bring it in line with other versions of the power