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Posted 20 August 2021 - 12:08 PM



MECHWARRIOR ONLINE

August 2021 Patch Notes


Patch Date and Time - August 24th 2021 @ 10AM – 1PM PDT

Version Number: 1.4.245.0

Size: 11MB

Please note that due to compression differences the Steam patch size may be larger than the standalone client patch size.

Patch Files (Direct Download) - http://patcher.mwomercs.com/patch/Production/frontend/FrontendPatch_391.zip


Greetings MechWarriors!

The August Patch is here, including HPG Manifold Reborn, the first Quirk Pass on select 'Mechs, Weapon Changes, Equipment Changes and more!

Look for our fourth major map update with Caustic Valley and more coming in September!

As with everything, these updates are subject to further balance changes in the future, especially as more variables are brought into the equation with future updates and changes.

So get out there and do the science, and get us your feedback for future iterations!

And now, we hope you enjoy the patch.

-The MechWarrior Online Team



HPG MANIFOLD REBORN







'MECH QUIRK PASS 1

This patch includes the first Quirk Pass for a number of 'Mechs. As with everything, these updates are subject to further balance changes in the future, especially as more variables are brought into the equation with future updates and changes. List includes quirks that are added to the existing list of quirks or replacing existing values on the following mechs:


Locust

All Variants:

  • Added -50% Overheat damage


LCT-1V:

  • Increased Energy Cooldown to -40%
  • Added 10% Range
  • Added -25% Laser duration
  • Increased MG ROF to 30%
  • Increased LA and RA armor to 8
  • Increased LL and RL armor to 9


LCT-3M:

  • Added 5 Armor to all torsos (LT, CT, RT)
  • Increased LA and RA armor to 6
  • Increased LL and RL armor to 9


LCT-3S:

  • Added 5 Armor to all torsos (LT, CT, RT)
  • Increased LA and RA armor to 6
  • Increased cooldown to -20%
  • Increased LL and RL armor to 9


LCT-1E:

  • Added 5 Armor to all torsos (LT, CT, RT)
  • Increased LA and RA armor to 6
  • Increased LL and RL armor to 9


LCT-1M:

  • Added 10 Structure to CT
  • Added 8 Structure to LT and RT
  • Increased LA and RA armor to 8
  • Increased cooldown to -20%
  • Increase LL and RL armor to 9


LCT-PB:

  • Added 5 Armor to all torsos (LT, CT, RT)
  • Increased LL and RL armor to 9


LCT-3V:

  • Increased LA and RA armor to 8
  • Increased cooldown to-30%
  • Added 30% Capture accelerator
  • Added +100 Sensor range



Mist Lynx

All Variants:

  • Added +10 CT armor to CT pod
  • -35% Overheat damage


MLX-B:

  • Increased Missile Cooldown on RA to -10%


MLX-C:

  • Added -5% Heat on RA
  • Added -10% Cooldown (Set of 8)
  • Reduced ER Laser Cooldown from -20% to -10% (Set of 8)


MLX-ED:

  • Added 7 armor to RT
  • Added -10% Missile Cooldown on LA


MLX-G:

  • Added 7 armor to RT
  • Added 10 armor to both LA and RA



Arctic Cheetah

All Variants:

  • Added +8 CT Structure to CT pod
  • Added 8 Structure to both LL and RL


ACH-Prime:

  • Added 6 Structure to both LT and RT
  • Added 6 Structure to both LA and RA
  • Added -7.5% Missile cooldown on both LA and RA
  • Added 5% Missile velocity on both LA and RA
  • Removed missile spread from LA and RA


ACH-A:

  • Added 6 Structure to both LT and RT
  • Added 8 Structure to both LA and RA
  • Added -7.5% Missile cooldown on both LA and RA
  • Added 5% Missile velocity on both LA and RA


ACH-B:

  • Increased structure to 14 on both LT and RT
  • Added 8 Structure to both LA and RA
  • Added -10% Cooldown on RA


ACH-C:

  • Added 6 Structure to both LT and RT
  • Added 8 Structure to both LA and RA


ACH-SH:

  • Added 8 Structure to both LT and RT
  • Added 8 Structure to both LA and RA
  • Added 15% Missile velocity on LT


ACH-E:

  • Added 6 Structure to both LT and RT
  • Added 8 Structure to both LA and RA



Javelin

All Variants (except hero):

  • Added +8 Structure to LT, CT, RT, LL, RL


JVN-10N:

  • Added -10% heat


JVN-10P:

  • Added -5% heat


JVN-11F:

  • Added 8 Armor to both LA and RA


JVN-HT:

  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Added -10% heat



Incubus

All Variants (Except INC-4):

  • Added -25% Overheat damage


INC-1:

  • Added +10 Armor to LT, CT, RT, LL, RL, RA, LA
  • Added -10% energy cooldown
  • Added 30% MG RoF
  • Added -10% Laser duration


INC-2:

  • Added +10 Armor to LT, CT, RT, LL, RL, RA, LA
  • -15% energy cooldown
  • 25% MG RoF
  • -10% Laser duration


INC-3:

  • Added +14 Armor to LT, CT, RT
  • Added +10 Armor to LL, RL, RA, LA
  • Added -15% cooldown
  • Added 25% MG RoF
  • Added -15% Laser duration


INC-4:

  • Added +8 Structure to LT, CT, RT, LL, RL, RA
  • Added +10 Armor to LA


INC-5:

  • Added +10 Armor to LT, CT, RT, LL, RL, RA, LA
  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Added 25% MG RoF
  • Added -10% Laser duration


INC-SA:

  • Added +14 Armor to LT, CT, RT
  • Added +10 Armor to LL, RL, RA, LA
  • Added -20% cooldown
  • Added -10% heat
  • Added 25% MG RoF
  • Removed SSRM heat
  • Removed energy cooldown



Spider

All variants:

  • Added -25% Overheat damage


SDR-5D:

  • Added -5% Laser Heat


SDR-5K:

  • Increased Energy cooldown to -35%
  • Increased Laser duration to -25%
  • Added 25% MG ROF


SDR-A:

  • Added -20% cooldown
  • Increased MG ROF to 30%
  • Removed energy cooldown
  • Removed missile cooldown



Cougar

All Variants:

  • Added -20% Overheat damage to CT pod


COU-Prime:

  • Added 10 Armor to Torso pods (LT, CT and RT)
  • Added 10 Armor to both LA and RA pods
  • Added -5% Missile cooldown on both LT and RT pods
  • Added +100 sensor range on head pod


COU-C:

  • Added 10 Armor to LT and CT
  • Added 10 Armor to RA
  • Added -5% cooldown on both LT and RT
  • Removed ballistic cooldown from LT
  • Added -5% Overheat damage to LT pod


COU-D:

  • Added 10 Armor to Torso pods (LT, CT and RT)
  • Added 10 Armor to both LA and RA pods
  • Added -5% Missile spread on both LT and RT
  • Added -5% Laser duration on LA
  • Added +100 sensor range on head pod


COU-E:

  • Added 10 Armor to Torso pods (LT, CT and RT)
  • Added 10 Armor to both LA and RA pods
  • Added -5% Missile heat on both LA and RA pods
  • Added -10% Heat (Set of 8)


COU-H:

  • Added 10 Armor to Torso pods (LT, CT and RT)
  • Added 10 Armor to both LA and RA pods


COU-BA:

  • Added 10 Armor to Torso pods (LT, CT and RT)
  • Added 10 Armor to both LA and RA pods
  • Added -5% Missile heat on both LA and RA pods
  • Added -10% UAC Jam Chance on both LT and RT pods



Adder

All Variants:

  • Added +10 Armor CT
  • Added -5% Heat on CT
  • Added -20% Overheat damage


ADR-Prime:

  • Added +6 Armor to both LA and RA
  • Added -5% heat on both LT and RT pods
  • Removed energy heat from both LT and RT pods


ADR-A:

  • Removed structure bonuses from LT and RT
  • Added +8 Armor to LT and RT
  • Added +6 Armor to both LA and RA


ADR-D:

  • Removed structure bonuses from LT and RT
  • Added +8 Armor to LT and RT
  • Added +6 Armor to LA
  • Added -5% pulse laser cooldown on LA
  • Added 5% Missile velocity on LT and RT


ADR-B:

  • Removed structure bonuses from LT and RT
  • Added +8 Armor to LT and RT
  • Added +6 Armor to RA
  • Added -5% pulse laser cooldown on RA


ADR-CN:

  • Removed structure bonuses from LT and RT
  • Added +8 Armor to LT and RT
  • Added +6 Armor to both LA and RA
  • Added -5% Ballistic cooldown on LT and RT
  • Added -10% UAC Jam chance on LT and RT



Arctic Wolf

All Variants:

  • Added 12 CT Armor (Added or replacing existing values)
  • Added 10 Armor to both LT and RT (Omnis on respective pods)
  • Added 10 Armor bonus to both LA and RA (Omnis on respective pods, existing values replaced with 10)
  • Added 10 Armor to both LL and RL (Omnis on respective pods)
  • Added -15% Overheat damage (Omnis to CT pod)
  • Added 5% Heat dissipation


ACW-Prime:

  • Added -7.5% Missile cooldown to both LA and RA pods
  • Added -5% Missile heat on both LA and RA pods
  • Removed streak SRM cooldown bonus (Set of 8)


ACW-A:

  • Added -5% Missile heat on both LA and RA pods
  • Added 10 Armor to both LL and RL pods


ACW-1:

  • Removed CT structure bonus


ACW-BK:

  • Removed CT structure bonus
  • Added -10% Cooldown
  • Reduced Missile cooldown to -5%



Hellspawn

All Variants:

  • Added 12 CT Armor
  • Added 10 RT Armor
  • Added -15% Overheat damage


HSN-7D:

  • Added 15 Armor to LA


HSN-7P:

  • Added -5% Heat
  • Added 5% range
  • Added 10 Armor to LA
  • Added 10 Armor to RA


HSN-8E:

  • Added 10% weapon velocity
  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Added -5% Heat
  • Added 15 Armor to LA
  • Removed LRM velocity quirk


HSN-8P:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Increased energy cooldown to -15%
  • Added 10% range


HSN-9F:

  • Added -10% Cooldown
  • Added 10% weapon velocity
  • Added 10% Range
  • Added -5% Heat
  • Added 15 Armor to LA
  • Removed MRM Velocity quirk


HSN-7D2:

  • Added -10% cooldown



Ice Ferret

All Variants:

  • Added 13 CT Structure


IFR-Prime:

  • Increased missile cooldown quirk on RA pod from 2% to 10%
  • Converted structure bonus on each LA and RA to +20 Armor on each arm
  • Converted energy heat on CT to heat
  • Converted energy heat to heat on LA
  • Removed missile velocity quirk from RA
  • Removed SRM spread quirk from RA
  • Removed LRM spread quirk from RA


IFR-A:

  • Added -5% heat to CT pod
  • Converted structure bonus on RA pod to +20 Armor
  • Added -10% energy cooldown on RA pod
  • Added -7.5% Laser duration on RA pod
  • Increased ballistic cooldown quirk on LA pod from -10% to -20%
  • Increased ballistic velocity quirk on LA from 10% to 25%
  • Removed ER Laser duration quirk from RA
  • Removed ER Laser cooldown quirk from RA
  • Removed ballistic heat from LA


IFR-B:

  • Added -5% heat to CT pod
  • Converted structure bonus on both LA and RA pods to +20 Armor on each arm
  • Increased missile cooldown quirk on RA pod from 5% to 10%
  • Removed SRM spread quirk from RA
  • Removed LRM spread quirk from RA
  • Added -5% Heat on LA pod
  • Removed energy heat quirk from LA pod
  • Removed missile heat quirk from LA pod


IFR-C:

  • Added -5% heat to CT pod
  • Fixed bugged structure bonus on RT pod to apply to RT (was incorrectly applying its bonus to LT)
  • Added +11 Structure bonus to LT pod
  • Converted structure bonus on both LA and RA pods to +20 Armor on each arm
  • Increased missile cooldown quirk on RA pod from 2% to 10%
  • Removed SRM spread quirk from RA
  • Removed LRM spread quirk from RA
  • Increased missile cooldown quirk on LA pod from 2% to 10%
  • Removed SRM spread quirk from LA
  • Removed LRM spread quirk from LA
  • Increased missile velocity quirk on LA pod from 2% to 7.5%


IFR-D:

  • Added -5% heat to CT pod
  • Converted structure bonus on both LA and RA pods to +20 Armor on each arm
  • Added -7.5% energy cooldown on LA pod
  • Removed pulse laser duration from LA pod
  • Added -7.5% Laser duration on RA pod
  • Removed pulse laser duration from RA pod


IFR-P:

  • Added -5% heat to CT pod
  • Added +11 Structure bonus to RT pod
  • Converted structure bonus on both LA and RA pods to +20 Armor on each arm
  • Added -5% heat on LA pod
  • Removed energy heat quirk from LA pod
  • Removed missile heat quirk from LA pod
  • Added -5% energy cooldown on RA pod


IFR-RC:

  • Added -5% heat to CT pod
  • Added +11 Structure bonus to RT pod
  • Converted structure bonus on both LA and RA pods to +20 Armor on each arm
  • Added -5% Laser duration to LA pod
  • Added -5% heat to LA pod
  • Added -20% ballistic cooldown to RA
  • Added -40% UAC jam chance to RA
  • Removed MG RoF from RA
  • Removed heavy laser duration from LA
  • Removed energy heat from LA



Cicada

All Variants:

  • Increased Armor on LT, CT and RT from +6 to +9


CDA-2A:

  • Increased CT Structure from +6 to +12
  • Increased LT Structure from +5 to +10
  • Increased RT Structure from +5 to +10
  • Increased LA Structure from +6 to +12
  • Increased RA Structure from +6 to +12


CDA-2B:

  • Added +10 armor on both LA and RA


CDA-3C:

  • Added -20% Cooldown
  • Removed energy cooldown
  • Added 10% Range
  • Added 30% MG RoF


CDA-3F:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added 10% Range
  • Added -20% Jump Jet heat


CDA-3M:

  • Added -5% Heat


CDA-X5:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Removed Energy heat
  • Added 10% Range
  • Removed energy range



Centurion

All Variants:

  • Removed structure bonuses from LT, CT, RT, LL, RL
  • Added +22 Armor to CT
  • Added +18 Armor to both LT and RT
  • Added +18 Armor to both LL and RL
  • Added +24 Armor to LA
  • Increased Armor bonus on RA from +16 to +24


CN9-A:

  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Removed AC10 cooldown
  • Increased heat from -5% to -10%
  • Increased Structure bonus on both LA and RA from 4 to 16


CN9-AH:

  • Added -10% heat
  • Added -20% UAC Jam chance
  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Added 10% weapon velocity
  • Removed ballistic cooldown
  • Removed missile cooldown
  • Removed ballistic velocity
  • Removed missile velocity


CN9-AL:

  • Added - 15% heat
  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Added -15% Laser duration
  • Removed energy heat
  • Removed missile cooldown
  • Increased Structure bonus on both LA and RA from 8 to 16


CN9-D:

  • Added -40% Crit chance (receiving)
  • Added - 10% heat
  • Added -15% LBX cooldown
  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Added -10% LBX Spread
  • Added 10% weapon velocity
  • Reduced ballistic cooldown from 20% to 15%
  • Removed missile velocity
  • Removed LB10-X cooldown


CN9-YLW:

  • Added - 15% heat
  • Added 10% range
  • Added 10% ballistic range
  • Added -15% cooldown
  • Added -20% UAC jam chance
  • Added 10% Weapon velocity
  • Removed ballistic cooldown
  • Removed ballistic velocity



Shadow Hawk

All Variants:

  • Survival quirks on all non-hero variants matched with the hero variant:
  • Added +18 Structure to CT, LL, RL
  • Added +14 Structure to LT, RT
  • Added +12 Structure to LA, RA
  • Added +12 Armor to LT on all variants


SHD-2D:

  • Added -10% heat
  • Added 10% ballistic velocity
  • Added -40% Crit chance (receiving)


SHD-2D2:

  • Added -5% heat
  • Removed missile heat


SHD-2H:

  • Added -10% Missile heat


SHD-2K:

  • Added -10% heat
  • Added 20% PPC Family velocity


SHD-5M:

  • Added -10% heat
  • Added -10% Ballistic cooldown
  • Removed UAC5 cooldown


SHD-GD:

  • Added -20% cooldown
  • Removed AC10 cooldown
  • Added 10% energy range



Hellfire

All Variants:

  • Added 10 Armor to CT
  • Added 10 Armor to both LT and RT



Thunderbolt

All Variants (Except TOP DOG hero mech and TDR-10SE):

  • Added +16 CT Structure
  • Increased LT Structure bonus from +11 to +15
  • Increased RT Structure bonus from +11 to +15
  • Added +15 LL Structure
  • Added +15 RL Structure


TDR-5S:

  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Removed energy cooldown quirk
  • Removed missile cooldown quirk


TDR-5SS:

  • Increased energy heat to -10%
  • Added -10% medium pulse laser cooldown


TDR-9S:

  • Added PPC Family HSL +1


TDR-9SE:

  • Increased Large pulse laser heat to -10%
  • Added -10% Large pulse laser cooldown



Nova Cat

All Variants:

  • Added 15 CT Armor
  • Added 16 Armor on both LA and RA pods
  • Added 10 Armor on both LT and RT pods


NCT-Prime:

  • Added -10% Overheat damage on each LT and RT pods


NCT-A:

  • Added -10% Overheat damage on each LT and RT pods
  • Added -5% ER Laser duration on LA


NCT-C:

  • Added -5% ER Laser duration on LA
  • Added -10% Overheat damage on each LT and RT pods


NCT-D:

  • Removed Structure bonuses from LT and RT
  • Added -10% Overheat damage on each LT and RT pods
  • Added 5% Range to each LT and RT pods



Timber Wolf

TBR-Prime:

  • Added 8 armor to CT
  • Added 5% heat dissipation
  • Added 8 armor to both LT and RT


TBR-C:

  • Added 5 armor to CT
  • Added 8 armor to both LT and RT
  • Added -10% Ballistic cooldown to RA


TBR-S:

  • Added 5 armor to CT
  • Added 8 armor to both LT and RT


TBR-D:

  • Added 5 armor to CT
  • Added 8 armor to both LT and RT


TBR-A:

  • Added 5 armor to CT
  • Added 8 armor to RT
  • Added 5 armor to LT


TBR-WAR:

  • Added 8 armor to CT
  • Added 5% heat dissipation
  • Added 8 armor to both LT and RT
  • Added -10% ballistic cooldown on LA
  • Removed ballistic cooldown from SO8
  • Removed LBX cooldown from SO8



Awesome

AWS-8T:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Removed Energy heat quirk
  • Added -25% Crit chance receiving


AWS-8V:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -10% Cooldown
  • Added -25% Crit chance receiving
  • Reduced Missile cooldown quirk from -10% to -5%
  • Removed Missile heat quirk
  • Removed Energy cooldown quirk


AWS-9M:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -10% Cooldown
  • Added PPC Family HSL +1
  • Added -40% Crit chance receiving
  • Removed IS ER PPC HSL
  • Removed Energy cooldown quirk
  • Removed Energy heat quirk


AWS-PB:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -20% Cooldown
  • Added 10% Range
  • Added -70% Crit chance receiving
  • Removed Energy heat quirk
  • Removed Energy cooldown quirk
  • Removed Energy range quirk
  • Removed Missile heat quirk
  • Removed Missile cooldown quirk



Victor

All Variants:

  • Added 15% Jump Jet duration
  • Added 15% initial Jump Jet thrust


VTR-9K:

  • Added 10% Weapon Range
  • Added -10% Heat


VTR-9B:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -40% UAC Jam chance


VTR-9S:

  • Added 10% Weapon Range
  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added 10% Weapon Velocity
  • Removed Missile heat quirk
  • Removed Missile velocity quirk
  • Removed Ballistic range quirk
  • Removed Ballistic velocity


VTR-DS:

  • Added -10% Cooldown
  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -5% Energy Heat
  • Removed Ballistic cooldown quirk
  • Removed Missile cooldown quirk



Highlander

All Variants:

  • Added 15% Jump Jet duration
  • Added 15% initial Jump Jet thrust


HGN-732:

  • Survival quirks matched with HGN-732B
  • Added -15% heat
  • Added 10% energy range


HGN-732B:

  • Added -10% heat


HGN-733:

  • Survival quirks matched with HGN-732B
  • Added -10% heat


HGN-733C:

  • Survival quirks matched with HGN-732B
  • Added -10% heat


HGN-733P:

  • Survival quirks matched with HGN-732B
  • Added -10% heat
  • Removed PPC family Heat quirk


HGN-HM:

  • Added +10 Structure bonus to LT, CT, RT
  • Added +10 Structure bonus to LA, RA
  • Added -20% Jump Jet heat
  • Added -10% heat
  • Added -15% cooldown
  • Added 10% range
  • Added 10% weapon velocity
  • Removed ballistic cooldown
  • Removed ballistic velocity
  • Removed energy cooldown
  • Removed energy range
  • Removed missile velocity



Highlander IIC

All Variants:

  • Removed Structure bonuses from LT, CT, RT, LL, RL
  • Added +20 Armor bonus on CT
  • Added +15 Armor bonus to LT, RT, LL, RL
  • Increased Armor bonus on LA and RA from +8 to +15
  • Added 15% Jump Jet duration
  • Added 15% initial Jump Jet thrust


HGN-IIC:

  • Added -10% heat
  • Added -10% cooldown
  • Added -5% ballistic cooldown


HGN-IIC-A:

  • Added 20% ERPPC velocity
  • Added -10% missile cooldown
  • Added 10% range


HGN-IIC-B:

  • Added -10% heat
  • Added -10% cooldown


HGN-IIC-C:

  • Added -20% UAC jam chance
  • Added -10% energy cooldown


HGN-KP:

  • Added -40% Crit chance reduction (receiving)
  • Added -10% heat



Mauler

All Variants:

  • Added +17 Structure to CT on all variants
  • Increased structure on both LT and RT from +10 to +14 on all variants
  • Added -30% Crit chance receiving



SuperNova

SNV-1:

  • Increased Structure quirks on LT, CT, RT, LL, RL from 10 to 15
  • Increased Armor quirks on LA and RA from 8 to 12
  • Added -5% Laser duration


SNV-3:

  • Defensive quirks matched with current SNV-1


SNV-A:

  • Defensive quirks matched with current SNV-1


SNV-B:

  • Increased Structure quirks on LT, CT, RT, LL, RL from 10 to 15
  • Increased Armor quirks on LA and RA from 8 to 12


SNV-C:

  • Defensive quirks matched with current SNV-1


SNV-BR:

  • Defensive quirks matched with current SNV-1



Atlas

All Variants:

  • Matched survival quirks with AS7-D for all variants (excluding LA and RA on AS7-K and AS7-RS)
  • Increased CT Armor to +36 on all variants


AS7-D:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Increased crit chance receiving bonus from -25% to -40%


AS7-D-DC:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -40% Crit chance receiving


AS7-K:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Increased crit chance receiving bonus from -25% to -40%


AS7-RS:

  • Increased armor bonus on LA and RA from +10 to +17
  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -5% energy heat
  • Added -40% Crit chance receiving


AS7-S:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -40% Crit chance receiving


AS7-KR:

  • Added -10% Heat
  • Increased crit chance receiving bonus from -25% to -40%


AS7-BH:

  • Added -5% Heat
  • Increased Crit chance receiving quirk from -10% to -40%



Marauder II

All Variants:

  • Removed Structure bonuses from LT, CT, RT
  • Added +26 Armor to CT (Excluding MAD-4HP)
  • Added +19 Armor to both LT and RT (Excluding MAD-4HP)
  • Added +15 Armor to LA, RA, LL, RL (Excluding MAD-4HP)
  • Added 15% Jump Jet duration
  • Added 15% initial Jump Jet thrust


MAD-4A:

  • Added PPC Family HSL +1
  • Added -5% heat


MAD-4HP:

  • Converted -10% PPC heat to -10% Energy heat
  • Added -25% Crit chance (receiving)
  • Added +18 Armor to CT
  • Added +14 Armor to both LT and RT
  • Added +10 Armor to LA, RA, LL, RL


MAD-4L:

  • Added -15% Energy heat
  • Added -25% Crit chance (receiving)


MAD-5A:

  • Added -5% heat
  • Added -25% Crit chance (receiving)


MAD-6S:

  • Added PPC Family HSL +1 (complimenting the IS ERPPC HSL quirk)
  • Added -25% Crit chance (receiving)


MAD-AL:

  • Added -10% Cooldown
  • Added -10% Heat
  • Added -25% Crit chance (receiving)



Kodiak

KDK-1:

  • Added +12 Armor to LT, CT and RT
  • Added +10 Armor to both LA and RA
  • Added -10% Ballistic cooldown
  • Added -10% Missile cooldown


KDK-2:

  • Added +10 Armor to LT, CT and RT
  • Added +10 Armor to both LA and RA
  • Added 10% cooldown
  • Added 10% weapon velocity
  • Added 10% Jump Jet duration
  • Added 10% initial Jump Jet thrust


KDK-3:

  • Added +7 Armor to LT, CT and RT
  • Added -15% Crit chance reduction(receiving)


KDK-4:

  • Added +15 Armor to LT, CT and RT
  • Added +10 Armor to both LA and RA


KDK-5:

  • Added +10 Armor to LT, CT and RT
  • Added +10 Armor to both LA and RA
  • Added -10% Ballistic cooldown


KDK-SB:

  • Added +10 Armor to LT, CT and RT
  • Added -25% Crit chance reduction(receiving)



Dire Wolf

DWF-Prime:

  • Increased CT Armor to 18
  • Increased LT and RT Armor to 18
  • Added 9 Armor to both LL and RL
  • Added -10% Ballistic Cooldown (SO8)


DWF-A:

  • Increased CT Armor to 18
  • Increased RT Armor to 18
  • Increased LT Armor to 15
  • Added -10% Cooldown to RT
  • Added 5% weapon velocity to LT
  • Added 3% turn rate to both LL and RL
  • Added 5% Energy Cooldown (SO8)


DWF-B:

  • Removed CT Structure Bonus
  • Added 14 Armor to CT
  • Added 10 Armor to both LT and RT
  • Added 9 Structure to both LL and RL


DWF-S:

  • Added 14 Armor to CT
  • Added 10 Armor to both LT and RT
  • Added 3% Jump Jet burn duration to both LL and RL


DWF-W:

  • Added 12 Armor to CT
  • Increased LT Armor to 18
  • Added +10 Torso yaw angle to LT
  • Added 5% weapon velocity to RT
  • Added 5% accel/decel rate to both LL and RL


DWF-UV:

  • Added 16 Armor to CT
  • Increased LT and RT Armor to 14
  • Added 3% reverse speed to both LL and RL
  • Removed UAC2 heat (SO8)
  • Added 10% Weapon velocity (SO8)
  • Added 5% Ballistic heat (SO8)


WEAPONS ADJUSTMENTS
As a continuation of our assessment of weapon performance since April, the following change has been made:

Clan Large Pulse laser:
  • Heat penalty multiplier increased to 4 (from 3)

This patch includes an increase in C-LPL heat penalty. This is mainly done to address the current situation where firing 4x C-LPLs are proving to be almost consequence-free when compared to the damage output potential.


EQUIPMENT ADJUSTMENTS

ECM
Currently, one of the shortcomings of ECM is its minimal effect (in terms of enemy radar detection range) versus its tonnage cost. To compensate for such a small effect, Mechs often need to spend a large number of skill nodes in order to bring their ECM to a baseline functionality. Considering the fact that mechs with ECM often get fewer performance enhancing quirks, this is particularly punishing to new players who choose their first ECM mech with no skill nodes unlocked. To improve upon this issue, this patch is shifting a portion of the ECM performance from the skill tree to the base stats of the ECM module.

ECM (Clan and IS):
  • Enemy radar range reduction increased to 50% (from 30%)

Skill Tree: Enhanced ECM Nodes
  • Enemy radar range reduction decreased to 12.5% (from 22.5%)


ENGINES
This patch includes a fix to the XL100 engine weight in order to make it consistent with the rest of the engine line up and with MWO mech construction rule set.

XL 100 Engine (Clan and IS):
  • Weight decreased to -0.5 tons (from 0.5)


MECH DEFAULT LOADOUT ADJUSTMENTS
This patch unlocks the fixed active probe on the Mist Lynx OmniMech. This change brings about more possible pod space on this chassis to allow it to utilize its hardpoints in a much better way.

Mist Lynx (All Variants):
  • Clan active probe is now unlocked and can be removed from head component


GAMEPLAY ADJUSTMENTS

Missile Hardpoint Doors
Missile doors in MechWarrior Online are one of the unique features only available on a limited number of mechs. Missile doors, when closed, offer extra durability in their associated components by providing a received damage reduction effect (currently 20%). While this is an interesting and useful feature, it’s implementation leaves quite a bit to be desired. Currently, closed missile doors introduce a long firing delay between every trigger press. This often creates confusion (mostly for new players) and has a detrimental effect on gameplay especially when used with short and medium ranged missiles, or cases when losing missile locks can be imminent. A workaround to eliminate this delay is currently opening the doors manually which turns off the damage reduction effect, and in some cases can give away your mech’s position through extended geometry.

In order to make this feature better suited to its purpose, this patch is eliminating the firing delay for missile doors. The missiles will fire immediately after trigger press and doors will open right away, and stay open for a second, before going back to a closed state. This will maintain the doors protective properties while eliminating the detrimental effect from gameplay. It is noted that during the limited time the doors are open when missiles are being fired, protective effects will be off, before doors are closed again.

The following mechs are affected by this change:
Stalker - Archer - Catapult - Dervish - Hellspawn - Kintaro

Changes:
  • Missile door firing delay changed to 0.0 (from 0.5)
  • Missile doors now stay open for 1.25 seconds after firing (from currently ~4 seconds on different mechs)


Faction Play Conquest Mode
  • Faction Play Conquest mode max score increased to 1750 (from 1250)


KNOWN ISSUES
  • We are aware of a few small visual/graphical glitches on the new HPG Manifold. These should not affect gameplay and will be fixed ASAP.


Patch Files (Direct Download)

To make the patching process easier for players with limited download caps, we'll be providing direct download links for the patch file(s) that comprise this patch. This will allow you to download the patch file(s) elsewhere, for manual injection into the MWO patcher through a Patch Cache folder.

Aside from allowing you to download the patch file(s) elsewhere, on another connection, there are no additional benefits to performing the patch this way; the patching process itself will be the same.

This direct patch download process will only work for players running the standalone client. It does not apply to players running MWO through Steam.


Patch File(s): - http://patcher.mwomercs.com/patch/Production/frontend/FrontendPatch_391.zip

• Download the above file(s)
• For sake of ease, we recommend creating a dedicated folder for the patch file(s), such as 'MWO Patch Cache'
• You do not need to unzip or unpack the patch file(s)
• Launch the MWO Portal
• Select the three horizontal lines in the top left of the Portal Window
• Choose the 'Specify Patch File Cache' option
• In the field that appears, paste or enter the location in which you saved the patch file(s) and hit OK
• For example, C:\Users\<username>\Documents\MWO Patch Cache
• Click the blue Patch button
• The launcher will now check the Patch Cache folder you defined. If it locates the required patch files, it will unpack and use those files to apply the patch.
• Once the patch is complete, launch the game



#2 The Unstoppable Puggernaut

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 12:14 PM

First !

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 12:24 PM

Man, these map reworks are getting kinda ridiculous. Canyon and Polar were bad enough (the original design was arguably "natural", but the redesign is beyond artificial), but HPG looks beyond ridiculous. You've got ramps to the top of what are ostensibly defensive walls? And I can't tell, but it kinda looks like the dish has been moved to the edge of the map and quadrupled in size... Maybe that's just the angle of the screenshots, though. One change I would have enjoyed seeing, though, is having the map borders extended to fully encompass the entire installation, so you could go all the way around the outside and get into those two empty outside areas that divide the two different "outsides".

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 12:53 PM

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Time for Chadturion to return to MWO officially.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 12:56 PM

Are we gonna get a "Sales For Science" Event & C-Bill Sale part 2?

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 12:59 PM

View PostClay Endfield, on 20 August 2021 - 12:56 PM, said:

Are we gonna get a "Sales For Science" Event & C-Bill Sale part 2?

Yes!

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 01:07 PM

The new HPG map looks amazing. You ever thought of just keeping/reusing the original MWO maps in the game with the new reborn maps so there will be more map variety?

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 01:13 PM

View PostGamerPro4000, on 20 August 2021 - 01:07 PM, said:

The new HPG map looks amazing. You ever thought of just keeping/reusing the original MWO maps in the game with the new reborn maps so there will be more map variety?

Considering it's a redesigned map as opposed to a brand new map, I don't really see that happening in the future.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 01:20 PM

View PostGamerPro4000, on 20 August 2021 - 01:07 PM, said:

The new HPG map looks amazing. You ever thought of just keeping/reusing the original MWO maps in the game with the new reborn maps so there will be more map variety?

We save all of the previous versions of the maps just in case Posted Image

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 01:33 PM

Got a nice Question for Daeron & Other PGI Staff here, if you're willing to answer it... :o

Is there any chance we will get some kind of fly-over or fly-through like what was previously done for the Polar Highlands v2.0 release? :wacko:

<*prepares to duck before the tomatoes are thrown in their direction*>

~D. V. "thought they might ask if we are getting a video preview for the HPG Manifold v2.0 release" Devnull

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 01:54 PM

View PostDaeron Katz, on 20 August 2021 - 01:20 PM, said:

We save all of the previous versions of the maps just in case Posted Image

Therma Classic and a Solaris volcano duel pit when? Posted Image

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 02:22 PM

Wow. All those quirk changes... and they're all buffs in one form or another. Most look like they make the existing quirks more generic, so you can take advantage of them with a wider variety of loadouts. A number of structure quirks being changed to armour too. I'll have to take a closer look, but at a glance I'm already getting a few ideas for new loadouts.

Also, I'm glad to finally see the HPG redo. I've never understood why the "ComStar Racetrack" was so popular. That said. when you're making changes as significant as you have to HPG and Polar, I wish you would just rename them rather than call them "reborn" since they're essentially a completely new map using the same set of assets. Also, I'd like to see some of the "classic" versions return to the rotation, since there has been such a limited selection of maps for years.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 02:38 PM

My first instinct is telling me people will increase the usage of the HPG encircling wall...

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 02:42 PM

Not great, only IS fanboys will love this.
Why cant you dear devs give the clan mechs give atleast -5% heat quirks and the very energyreliant -10% heatquirks?
For example all Supernovas -10% heat except Boiler and A variant -5% heat
But all IS has -10% heat quirk, they needed this cuz one IS large laser has almost medium laser heat , IS medium lasers have smal laser heat and smal lasers almost not generating heat after the previous patch, so buff them more.
Hurray!!! But we have brand new overheat damage reduction quirks on clan side, this is so good that all IS will burst out in crying and immediatly want this over the -10%heat quirks.
Cant we trade it this new quirk with IS -10%heat quirk, because this is so good that we cant have it.
Sarcasm off.
When clan then they must sucks right?
Here we go again, IS superior, Clan ****.
Another mindless buffs to IS again.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 02:45 PM

View PostThorqemada, on 20 August 2021 - 02:38 PM, said:

My first instinct is telling me people will increase the usage of the HPG encircling wall...


Good then it won't just be ECM Shadow Cats, Spiders, and that one 2 ER LL Cheetah guy just running around the wall for 5 minutes at the end of the game.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 02:47 PM

View PostDaeron Katz, on 20 August 2021 - 01:20 PM, said:

We save all of the previous versions of the maps just in case Posted Image


Please tell me that what you really meant was: We have all the games sources and assets in a version control system that has an off-site backup and we tagged the current version.

As opposed to "I have an canyon_old, canyon_water, canyon_new, canyon_snow folder laying around on two different thumb drives"

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 02:53 PM

Finally I can resume my old Locust 1V Zapper. Good move PGI.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 03:19 PM

What I'm wondering is how the +36 CT armor for all Atlases work, because my AS7-D already gets +37 Front CT armor, adding 36 to that is insane, that's an atlas with nearly 200 CT armor.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 03:23 PM

View Postbuckmatic, on 20 August 2021 - 03:19 PM, said:

What I'm wondering is how the +36 CT armor for all Atlases work, because my AS7-D already gets +37 Front CT armor, adding 36 to that is insane, that's an atlas with nearly 200 CT armor.

The AS7-D has +28 before skill tree. They are changing it to +36.

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Posted 20 August 2021 - 03:23 PM

View Postbuckmatic, on 20 August 2021 - 03:19 PM, said:

What I'm wondering is how the +36 CT armor for all Atlases work, because my AS7-D already gets +37 Front CT armor, adding 36 to that is insane, that's an atlas with nearly 200 CT armor.


Your AS7-D actually has +28 CT armor, and the survival nodes you have are responsible for bringing it up to 37. So now you will start at +36 CT armor and your nodes will bring it up to +46 or something.





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