SWTOR PTS 3.1 Patch Notes – Update 2

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Here are the SWTOR 3.1 PTS patch notes for the second round of game testing. If you didn’t catch the first patch notes, we have them for you here

Check them out below:

 

TaitWatson

Game Update 3.1 PTS Update 2 | 01.15.2015, 10:48 AM

Hey everyone!

Below are the Patch Notes for the second patch to the PTS. They will also be merged into the “main” notes.

-Tait


Highlights

  • Two new Hard Mode Flashpoints! Hard Mode Battle of Rishi and Hard Mode Blood Hunt are now available.

General

  • The Improved Mounting Legacy Unlock now applies Legacy-wide.

Classes + Combat

Jedi Knight

Guardian

Defense

  • Reduced the Blade Storm damage increase from Dust Storm to 40% (down from 50%).
  • Lunge now takes Riposte off the GCD while in Soresu Form and reduces the rage cost of Riposte by 1 (instead of making it free). The 50% critical chance boost to Riposte has been removed and the Soresu Form damage penalty has returned.

Sith Warrior

Juggernaut

Immortal

  • Reduced the Force Scream damage increase from Quake to 40% (down from 50%).
  • Lash Out now takes Retaliation off the GCD while in Soresu Form and reduces the rage cost of Retaliation by 1 (instead of making it free). The 50% critical chance boost to Retaliation has been removed and the Soresu Form damage penalty has returned.

Jedi Consular

Shadow

Kinetic Combat

  • Changed the name of “Double-bladed Saber Defense” to “Double-bladed Saber Tactics” to better fit new additions to the skill.
  • In addition to its previous effects, Double-bladed Saber Tactics now increases the damage dealt by Force Breach by 75% whenever you successfully shield, parry, or deflect an attack. This effect lasts for 10 seconds and does not stack.
  • Reduced the damage dealt by Cascading Debris.
  • Force Break now increases the damage dealt by Force Breach by 30% (up from 15%).

Sith Inquisitor

Assassin

Darkness

  • In addition to its previous effects, Lightning Reflexes now increases the damage dealt by Discharge by 75% whenever you successfully shield, parry, or deflect an attack. This effect lasts for 10 seconds and does not stack.
  • Reduced the damage dealt by Depredating Volts.
  • Mounting Darkness now increases the damage dealt by Discharge by 30% (up from 15%).

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