Pohwan Instance is finally here! **EDITED, scroll down to see the added FAQ**
Patch Date and Time : 15/1/2014 0700 hrs to 1400hrs
Patch Notes : (I will only translate details relevant to foreigners)
1) Addition of 4/6 men Sea Snake Base (Pohwan Instance) to Su Wul Plains
2) Addition of 24 men Sea Snake Base (Pohwan Instance) to Su Wul Plains
3) Su Wul Sash will now be available for exchange by the Su Wul Exchange NPC located in Autumn Village (To be confirmed)
4) There is a chance that you will receive a special Blacksmith/WanJin receipe after killing 铁石 in the Wolf's Village
5) The Warehouse NPC will have a new Coins option in their menu
6) 飞龙工商 (accessed through inventory)，神龙工商(accessed through warehouse npc)，南天国铸币兑换商店 (a new npc) will allow players to exchange 铁币->银币 Metal Coins to Silver Coins
7) Addition of Pohwan Weapons and Accessories
8) The faction 武林/混天 黑铁武器 will now have a standardised name call 白雾森林 (Misty Forest) 黑铁武器
9) When switching to a less populated faction, your contribution will be saved. (Here I do not really get it, does your faction level remain or what...)
10) Addition of Pohwan Instance's Achievements
11) After using 风味门's items, you will still enjoy the benefits while in incapacitated mode
12) Increase difficulty of the bosses in the 4 Big Instance
13) New abilities in Cash Shop
14) Solve some achievement bugs
15) Red Gem Stun conditions now have a 30s cooldown
16) Closure of Christmas Events
Event 1: Pohwan Gifts (link)
This is an event that lets you redeem or purchase relevant Pohwan Gifts, I have covered this from my previous post here.
Event 2: Leveling your Character with a Guild (link)
This event rewards any characters who are in a guild by providing gifts to your characters once they reached the set levels. The rewards are very good including a blue 5 sided diamond. =) *You need to be in a guild to redeem the gifts*
New Costumes! (link)
Following the Pohwan's patch new costumes will be available at the Cash Shop. I have been looking at Steparu's lyn with the Panda costume for a long time! But too bad I am no longer playing Lyn. Please click on the link here to check it out. =)
I am very excited and hyped for the Pohwan's patch and can't wait to get back from work to raid it with my beloved guildies. For people following me on my website, I will be changing it to a different format for faster loading times within the next few days plus an exclusive page reserved for Pohwan's guides and videos. I will be transferring all the info over and I apologise for any inconveniences in advance and have a smashing good time!
Preview of Pohwan's Page (WIP)
Freshly Added : This post is edited to add in 17173 timely FAQ for the newest patch. Apparently, this patch brought in a lot more than what we expected. Below is a translated FAQ of an article 17173 recently posted on 5 minutes understanding the Pohwan Patch, I have only retrieved the added info that I did not cover. =)
1) What are the changes to this patch? Are the difficulty really enhance?
Hidden bosses are added to the Pohwan Instance to increase the difficulty of this patch. These boss will also drop loots, which in turns increases the loot for this instance.
2) What are the different loots between 24men and 4/6men instance?
24 men instance will mainly drop Weapons (but those are different weapons from the 4/6men instance). The 24 men instance will no longer drop Bo Pae plates.
3) Are there any changes to instance loots after this patch?
Yes, from this patch onwards 4 men instance will drop Weapons while 6 men instance will drop Accessories. This is applicable to all instances like Red Lotus...etc.
4) Are there any changes to the difficulty of 4-6 men instance?
The mobs around the main bosses can no longer be controlled buy just one player. Berserk status is added to the main bosses, the berserk status will be triggered if players fail to kill the bosses within a certain time frame. In Berserk status, boss will released an AOE skill that hits all players continuously till the players are dead.
Guild : Emperial - 网通一区，咆哮寺院 (Currently full, creating sub guild)
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