US EverQuest II Servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 7:00AM PT (3 PM UTC) for an update. Estimated downtime is less than 2 hours.
All EU servers will come offline at 9:00 PM PT (4 AM UTC March 15th) for this update. Downtime is anticipated to be approximately 2 hours.
Update notes for this downtime can be found in the Game Update Notes forum once they're available.
ZONES / POPULATION
Defeating the final boss in Kunark Ascending [Solo] and [Advanced Solo] instances now grant bonus experience.
All expert versions of heroic and raid zones will now exit players to Obulus Frontier near the portal summoner. Normal versions of the zones will continue to exit players into their respective entrance locations.
Kaesora: Tomb of the Venerated [All Versions]
Implosion will no longer break Chatizad's and Zannaska's pathing.
Lost City of Torsis: The Shrouded Temple [Heroic]
The Meld of Haze should now return to combat after all group members are cleared of Lost in the Fog
Brokenskull Bay: Hoist the Yellow Jack [Heroic]
Adventurers are given more time to stop damaging Captain Krasnok before he and his crew becomes epic.
Arcanna'se Spire: Order and Chaos [Raid]
Shanaira the Prestigious has had her combat mitigation reduced to account for recent changes based on values a full raid of fully geared tier 3 raid force with max ascension levels would be able to overcome.
Vaedenmoor, Realm of Despair [Raid]
Setri Lureth has had her combat mitigation reduced to account for recent changes based on values a full raid of fully geared tier 3 raid force with max ascension levels would be able to overcome.
Arcanna'se Spire: Order and Chaos [Expert-Raid]
Sporous Plants and Magic Mushrooms in the Botanist Heridal encounter have had their health reduced.
Lost City of Torsis: Reaver's Remnants [Expert Challenge]
Neh'Ashiir has had her health lowered to a more realistic value.
Retribution of the Fallen will now only increase damage for profession spells.
Implosions combo will now trigger off of the initial hit instead of the final hit.
Corrected an issue that prevented Wildfire from triggering its combo on certain tiers of encounters.
Corrected an issue that prevented Scorched Earth from triggering its combo on certain tiers of encounters.
Awakened Epic abilities will no longer be removed when betraying.
Awakened Epic abilities no longer have a plat or status cost to purchase from Polúmetis.
Clinical Trials for Trees - Applying Merza's Sick Tree Ointment to the trees is easier now for those on mounts.
Path to Understanding - Deletion of the quest will now remove the Fetish of Leadership from the character's inventory.
Shellfish Ambassador - Offering shellfish to an ulthork will no longer have a chance of immediately angering the target.
The Shadow Odyssey, Chapter 5: Breaking the Chains - The dimensional anchor in Obelisk of Ahkzul has been overhauled. It should now consistently update the quest when destroyed with the Staff of Theer equipped, even when it is destroyed in one hit.
Thumpy Sticks - The crafted "thumpy stick" now correctly identifies that it is associated with this quest.
Clinical Trials for Trees - Applying Merza's Sick Tree Ointment to the trees should now stop the poison mist from reappearing.
Finding Dolas - The Golden Shackle of Mist drop should now update in Lost City of Torsis: The Shrouded Temple [Expert - Event]
Arcanna'se Spire: Forgotten Sanctum [Heroic]
"The Five Chambers of Protection" has had its required time of completion increased from 6 minutes to 12 minutes.
Crypt of Dalnir: Baron's Workshop [Heroic]
"Put to Rest" has had its required time of completion increased from 8 minutes to 16 minutes.
The Sovereign's Medal - Item description now states that "Sarya Val'Sara, a Nye'Caelona merchant in Obulus Frontier" is the merchant that accepts these coin.
Expert's Channeled Shadow Neckguard has had its potency value corrected
Expert's Bracelet of Bones has had its potency value corrected
Wrist rewards from the quest Hook, Line, and... Anchor? may now be equipped at level 80.
The 3-piece bonus on the Volcanic Percussion set now grants higher bonuses to keep in progression with previous sets.
The 4-piece bonus on the TSO Mystic raid set now debuffs strength instead of multiattack (which raid mobs no longer use).
Several charms in Kurn's Tower that were previously class restricted are now usable by all classes.
The 4-piece TSO raid set bonus for Wizards now grants 15% additional base damage to Fusion II.