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November 13, 2011
November 14, 2011
November 14, 2011

Patch notes

These are the official patch notes for version 0.9.3b released by Grinding Gear Games.


  • Added a set of projectile damage passives and changed paths to bow areas to enable bow-based Duelist builds.
  • Fixed experience sharing in parties to work properly again.
  • Temporarily reduced the timeout on game instances to 8 minutes when empty to help reduce server load.
  • Increased the rate that Rain of Arrows gains damage per level, but gave it a -20% damage penalty for being AoE.
  • Increased the drop rate of portal scrolls.
  • Fixed some bad grammar in quest text.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause the "passive skill point gained" effect to play additional times when talking to Tarkleigh again.
  • Changed the Strength attribute bonus to only affect melee damage.
  • Fixed the effects in the Ship Graveyard to reduce graphical lag.
  • Changed Orb of Scouring, Jeweler's Orb, Orb of Fusing to only drop in level 12+ areas because they were too complicated for early players.
  • Increased the Life and damage of various bosses: Brutus, Merveil (both forms), the Deep Dweller (both forms) and the Hideous Abomination
  • Increased Hillock's Life.
  • Increased Kraityn's damage.
  • Added 10% extra monster damage for each additional party member after the first. For example, against a party of 3 players, monsters do +20% damage.
  • Fixed a bug related to the scaling of experience and item drops when playing in parties.
  • Reduced Life per level from 6 to 5.
  • Reduced Mana per level from 4 to 3.
  • Slightly reduced the starting Life and Mana of new characters.
  • Made early flasks use slightly less charges per drink so that it's easier to fill them.
  • Reduced the amount of Mana recovered from Flasks and Vials by 15%.
  • Reduced the size of Life mods on items.