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Game Update 1.62: Patch Notes
Evan Berman
February 20, 2017

Arriving just after this past weekend’s Chaos Arena, this upcoming game update addresses a number of fan (least) favorite visual issues and bugs. Be sure to share your feedback with us on the forums!

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Game Changes

  • All but one creature’s Summon ability can now be canceled. Ravenous Crocodile remains ravenous.
  • The difficulty of the following Solo Arena decks was lowered as the AI had higher win rates with them than intended.
    • Brutal Brawler
    • Mournhold Strangler
    • The Returned
  • The New Player Experience has been redesigned for a more streamlined introduction to playing The Elder Scrolls: Legends.
    • To celebrate this, we’re granting all players three free card packs!
  • New players joining our iPad Beta in Canada can now join the game as a guest without creating a Bethesda.net account.


New Visual Effects

  • The Core Set icon has been revised to make it more distinctive.
  • Premium cards now have a new visual treatment in the deck list.
  • Moment of Clarity has a new visual effect.
  • Mummify has a new visual effect.
  • Quest rewards are now presented faster.
  • Ungolim the Listener now presents all three Brotherhood Assassins simultaneously.


Bug Fixes

  • AI
    • Spider AI for Chapter 12 now casts the Web card when applicable.
    • AI opponents will no longer refuse to play Firebolt regardless of the situation.
  • Animation
    • Pillaging Tribune’s summon ability now produces a visual effect.
    • The cinematic that plays following Chapter 17 can no longer only be viewed on the first playthrough.
    • The Crushing Blow visual effect no longer differs from the premium and promotional Crushing Blow visual effect.
    • Practice background overlay image of Deck Select menu no longer degrades and becomes pixelated over time.
    • Visual and sound effects are now produced when Queen Barenziah gives a creature Guard.
  • Arena
    • Pillaging Tribune’s summon ability now produces a sound effect.
    • Military Horn sound effect is no longer present during Military Buff’s visual and sound effects.
    • Defeat animation can no longer be delayed indefinitely by clicking an opponent's avatar.
    • The Arena rule "You each come to battle with defenses ready" no longer displays Oldgate Warden when both players start with Altmer Protectors.
    • When drafting cards with a Willpower attribute class, the player no longer may only have two card options available instead of three.
    • The Solo Arena Aced statistic no longer tracks all boss defeats.
    • Winning too quickly in Versus Arena due to a concede will no longer cause the win medallion to not appear.
  • Audio
    • The audio for the victory screen is no longer interrupted when ranking up.
  • Battle
    • Pillaging Tribune can now give itself Drain.
    • Child of Hircine can no longer attack the player repeatedly after being unsummoned and killing more creatures.
  • Campaign
    • User can no longer unlock Dunmer Avengers deck twice in their collection.
    • The player can no longer be automatically navigated to an unintentional Chapter following deck edit in Story.
    • A player is no longer prompted to click the button to show information on Story mode matches.
    • The Act 1, Chapter 8 icon no longer partially covers the right side act navigation arrow.
    • Current chapter can now be reselected after going back to a previous Chapter without leaving Story Mode.
    • Chapter icons no longer display a treasure chest icon over the Chapter image after the reward has already been received.
    • Watching through the epilogue no longer causes the epilogue to appear locked.
    • The text for the Play Mode reward in Act 1's reward window no longer overlaps the picture.
  • Cards
    • Ahnassi no longer returns stolen keywords to their original owners when silenced.
    • Wild Beastcaller and Camoran Scout Leader now copy when summoned into Hall of Mirrors.
    • Covenant Marauder no longer receives a +4/+0 buff instead of +2/+0 when copied from Orb of Vaermina.
    • Creatures with damage-including summon abilities no longer retain Drain from Snake Tooth Necklace on their summon abilities after being unsummoned on the same turn.
    • Illusory Mimic's summon ability text is no longer misleading.
    • Stampede Sentinel no longer has placeholder art on OS-X.
    • The UI for Merchant’s Camel and Moment of Clarity no longer interacts improperly with the Social Menu’s UI.
    • Creatures will no longer retain Drain given by Snake Tooth Necklace when Silenced.
    • Swindler’s Market’s summon ability no longer triggers off of itself when its cost is reduced to 0.
    • Legendary cards selected by Merchant's Camel no longer display their unique border when going into an opponent's hand.
    • When Blood Magic Lord triggers its ability from killing a creature, the drawn spell no longer appears in the opponent’s play history.
  • Chaos Arena
    • Chaos Arena games now count towards Versus Arena daily quests.
  • Collection
    • Spam-clicking Cost Filters can no longer cause all cards to disappear from Collection.
    • Soul trapping all cards will no longer display "Error Making Sale - 2120000".
    • After completing the quest A Weapon Forged, a portrait of Swims-at-Night no longer appears over the New Deck button.
    • The player can no longer complete A Weapon Forged without triggering the Soul Summon tutorial.
    • Player is no longer able to tap cards through the Magicka Costs window.
    • Locked decks can no longer be accessed on new accounts via the Deck Info button.
  • Gameplay
    • Game no longer crashes when Chaurus Reaper's summon ability damages or destroys enemy creatures.
    • The Master of Mirrors title can no longer be achieved by copying Dawnbreaker with Gardener of Swords.
  • iOS
    • After opening rewards in Story Mode, a player is no longer prompted to click to continue.
    • There is no longer a matchmaking queue tip that tells a player to click.
    • Accented letters can now be used in a username without leading to an error loop, requiring a force close.
    • Players no longer receive the message "Error Making Purchase - (2110000)" when attempting to make a purchase after losing internet connection.
  • Localization
    • The Store’s bank options are no longer missing localization.
    • Several text input fields in the Payment info screen no longer display errors in English instead of the selected language.
    • DE: Multiple tickets are no longer referred to as “ticktes”.
    • ES: Summerset Orrery is no longer missing a space in the description.
    • FR: Dragonstar Rider's name now matches the description.
    • FR: The translation for the AI deck Summerset Archmage is now normal size.
    • DE/ES/IT: The translation for the AI deck Scarza, Warrior Mudcrab is now normal size.
  • Menu
    • Fixed timing of max magicka gains while at or above the magicka cap.
    • The profile tutorial can no longer be skipped by viewing a friend's profile before the user's profile.
  • Profile
    • Replacing a quest and then entering and leaving Avatar Selection will no longer show the previously replaced quest again.
    • There are no longer two quests titled Weapon Training.
    • The titles The Victorious and The Unvanquished no longer have the same condition (win 1000 games). The Victorious title now requires winning only 100 games. Progress towards these titles and achieved titles will not be affected.
    • The quest The Magical Weapon no longer displays deck colors backwards.
    • The quest Worship and Wealth no longer displays the Monk deck colors backwards.
    • Lowercase “g” letters no longer extend off the bottom of title scrolls in the Titles menu.
    • Debug text no longer appears when transitioning to the Titles window from Profile.
  • Quests
    • During the quest reward animation, the maximum gold warning tooltip no longer displays behind the gold box.
    • The quest The Blood Hunt no longer displays deck colors backwards.
  • Rewards
    • Deleted starter decks can no longer be rewarded again when leveling up.
  • Social
    • The Blocked Users list now accurately tracks beyond 50 users.
    • Players can no longer challenge friends who are in a match without receiving a cancel/reject message.
    • Challenge messages no longer overlap if user does not close the message windows.
    • Messages sent on mobile devices are no longer shown as sending twice.
    • While in a battle, users can now search to add players to their friends list.
    • Clicking the Social Menu button while the delete or block confirmation box is open no longer makes it blank.
    • Debug text is no longer present on a Challenge invite at match start after receiving and accepting a Challenge during a deck select transition to deckbuilder.
    • When using the Enter key for the drop down menu for chats, the Enter key will no longer eventually lose functionality.
    • Closing the keyboard at the Add A Friend window will no longer send a friend request.
    • Chat message boxes will no longer randomly appear after the player minimizes the social menu.
  • Store
    • Transaction failures will no longer cause the Done button to not function on subsequent successful transactions.
    • Verify email message no longer states that the user can resend verification or change their email address.
    • The orange text indicating bonus legendary cards now displays on the Payment Info screen.
    • The redirect windows for PayPal and PaySafeCard are now polished.
  • Text
    • The quest description for A New Gladiator no longer has two inconsistencies.
    • The quest description for Stopping the Fire now has a period at the end of its description.
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