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Lost Ark Weekly Update, October 12th: Ark Pass Season 2 Arrives

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This week's update brings season 2 of the Ark Pass, with tons of free stuff for players to (very easily) earn, as well as Chaos Dungeon, Stronghold and other fixes!

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Heroes of Arkesia,

All Lost Ark servers and regions will be taken offline on Wednesday, October 12th at 12 AM PT / 7 AM UTC / 9 AM CEST for our scheduled weekly maintenance. Downtime is estimated to last up to 4 hours and includes the following fixes:

  • Ark Pass Season 2 is arriving! Beginning on October 12th, players can complete missions in-game to earn rewards including honing material selection chests, pirate coins, and pheons! Players can also exchange Royal Crystals for the Premium Ark Pass, which will include additional rewards such as the Icebloom Deer Selection Chest, or the Super Premium Ark Pass, which includes the Respite and Glory Skin Set.
  • Fixed an issue causing the Chaos Dungeon Rest Bonus value to be set to an invalid number on some characters. In cases where this is occurring, the Rest Bonus has been rounded up to the nearest 10.
  • Withheld gold spent to craft items in the Stronghold will now be refunded as withheld gold if crafting is cancelled. This only applies to withheld gold spent; if non-withheld gold is spent to craft an item which is later cancelled, it will be refunded as non-withheld gold.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the “/groupinvite” chat command to not function.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the cutscene shown at the end of Naruna Hot Springs to repeat.

During this time, the second round of server merges will also take place. Downtime for regions experiencing server merges is expected to take longer than our standard maintenance, with an estimation of up to 12 hours. Details about these server merges can be found here:

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      The first round of server merges will begin after the regularly scheduled downtime. Find the list of servers merging and an FAQ on how these merges will be handled in our Server Merge Details article.
      Updated and refreshed the daily login bonuses reward track.
      Updated the Fever-time event system to allow for new types of Fever-time events. The first new event will take place during the final week of Arktoberfest from September 30 to October 3. In this event, each day, rewards can be claimed through the button normally— but a special track will also be active that grants a bonus prize. This extra reward track can be progressed through by logging and playing for 30 minutes each day. Once you meet the daily requirements, the next prize is reached. You only earn one prize, claimable at the end of the event, based on the number of days you met the requirements.
      The Growth Support Effect has increased from 1370 to 1415 to help new players reach their friends in the T3end-game.
      The level 22 (Legendary Engraving Selection Chest) and 25 (Lv. 3 Gem Box) rewards from Thronespire now have Item Level requirements (1445 and 1460 respectively) to open.
      Updated the Item Level requirement for “Legendary Class Custom Engraving Recipe Chest” available from the vendor found on Anguished Isle to require Item Level 1445 or higher.
      Added an option to report mail received from other players.
      Added 6 additional character slots, to increase the previous max of 18 to 24.
      AFK kick has been removed.
      Additional items have been added to the Event Guardian Raid vendor, including:
      Legendary Card Pack (1 roster limit)
      Petit Saydon Pet Chest (1 roster limit)
      Legendary Rapport Selection Chests (2 roster limit)
      Event Tome of Enhancement books (3 roster limit for weapon books, 15 for armor)
      Regulus' Light Currency Chest (10 weekly roster limit)
      Vitameow (5 weekly roster limit)
      Leap's Essence (3 weekly roster limit)
      Basic Life Energy Potion (2 weekly roster limit)
      Daily Una Instant Completion Ticket (6 weekly roster limit)
      Daily Una +1 Task Ticket (1 weekly roster limit)
      Creation Fragment (5 weekly roster limit)
      Added Solar Grace, Solar Blessing, and Solar Protection honing materials.
      Doubled the previous amount of Destruction and Guardian Stones received. The price remains the same.
      Store Updates
      The Rage with the Machinist Update includes special Machinist skins, the Magick Society skins, new Machinist specific bundles, and more! Find the new cosmetics showcased below.
      Magick Society Skins
      Machinist Robotics Skin
      Machinist Dawn Skin
      Notable Bug Fixes
      Fixed an issue causing background audio to be missing in various cutscenes.
      Fixed an issue causing unintended text to appear in the Achievements menu in non-English languages.
      Fixed an issue causing the color options to not appear in the settings window for the Attack Direction Indicator.
      Fixed an issue causing the identity tooltip setting to not function while using certain classes.
      Fixed an issue allowing HTML formatted text to be sent via guild group chat notices.
      Fixed an issue causing a cutscene to be skipped when completing certain quests in Anikka while in a party.
      Fixed an issue causing the Pheromone Bomb to not last for 30 seconds if used on Night Fox Yoho before becoming invincible.
      Fixed an issue causing the virtual keyboard to be shown when changing tabs in various menus while using a controller.
      Fixed an issue causing the incorrect weekly reset time to be shown in the Stronghold Activity Notebook.
      Fixed an issue where sever effects granted by the "Strange Movement" Tripod for the Destroyer's "Earth Smasher" skill were not applied as described.
      Fixed an issue causing guild chat messages to occasionally not appear.
      Fixed an issue causing various chat tab settings to be reset.
      Fixed an issue causing text to be reversed on one side of the Wingsuit Bike mounts.
      Stay tuned to our forums and social channels for updates related to server merges. We’ll see you in Arkesia!
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