RIFT 2.6: Hotfix #6 2/26/14

== FEATURES ==

The Carnival Returns!
For the third year in a row, the Carnival is in Telara! The festivities start on February 27th at 3:30PM server time, and it runs until March 13th.


GENERAL
* Radiant Infinity Cells are now Bind on Account!
* Fixed another bug that could cause the chat systems to go offline.
* Work done on Conquest chat to make it more reliable.
* Fixed a bug that would cause the player's location to not update.
* Fixed a bug that would prevent players from properly passing lockout barriers while play cross-shard.
* Fixed a bug with the translation of "the Speechless" title in French and German.
* Fixed a rare crash that could happen when equipping helms.
* City guide NPCs can now direct players to Dream Weaver skill trainers.


RIFT STORE AND SERVICES
* Bundles of Raid 1 Weapons are now available under Equipment > Bundles!
* Bundles of Raid 1 Armor are now available under Equipment > Bundles.
* Escalating versions of Eldritch Steeds, Vaiyuus, and Yarnosaurs are now available in the mount section of the store.


SOULS

CLERIC

DEFILER
* Link of Agony: Now intercepts 20% of damage in PVP. It still intercepts 30% damage in PVE.
* Link of Suffering: Now intercepts 15% of damage in PVP. It still intercepts 20% damage in PVE.


MAGE

NECROMANCER
* Soul Bond: Now intercepts 20% of damage in PVP. It still intercepts 30% damage in PVE.


WARRIOR

* Brothers in Arms: Now intercepts 10% of damage in PVP. It still intercepts 15% damage in PVE.


ZONES

SERATOS
* Thinned the population of the Mired Convoy.
* Reduced the agro range of Storm Legion Gun Emplacements in the Mired Convoy.
* Thinned the population of Camp Talon.


STEPPES OF INFINITY
* Bloodfire Incursion raid rift:
- The quest has been converted into a collect quest.
- Thralls now despawn when Korag resets or dies.
- The Bloodfire Rager's Blast Off ability can no longer be reflected.
* Thinned the population of Storm Legion soldiers, Leach Handlers, and constructs in The Infinity Gate.
* Quest: Overcharger: Reduced the respawn rate of Storm Legion Capacitors.
* Quest: Overcharger: Storm Legion Soldiers guarding the Capacitors no longer despawn when the Capacitors explode.

THE DENDROME
* The Hell's Insurgents raid rift quest has been converted into a collect quest.


DUNGEONS AND INSTANCES
* Storm Legion dungeons now have a minimum level required to enter.
* Dominance leaderboards have been added for the big bads of Storm Legion. Compete to achieve the fastest kill time on Crucia, Regulos, Ultane, Volan (Infinity Gate), and Planebreaker Abominus.


INFINITY GATE
* Volan: No longer damages players after he has been defeated in phase two.

REALM OF TWISTED DREAMS
* Atrophinius
- Now resets when brought out of his fight space.
- Flask of Dreamshine now travels much slower.


CRAFTING
* Added two new leaderboards for the Dream Weaver under Crafting!


ITEMS
* For the sake of convenience, as well as your bag space, upgrade components can now be stacked.
* Relic Tanking Weapons from Infinity Gate and Planebreaker Bastion have received some stat rebalancing, giving more Endurance to Warrior and Cleric versions.
* A Raid 1 DPS sword has been added for Rogues - the Ascended's Sublime Sword.
* Reinforced Ascended's Sublime Sword and Reinforced Ascended's Eternal Sword are no longer unique equip.