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Emergency Server Maintenance - March 26, 2014

There will be an emergency maintenance tonight, Wednesday, March 26, 2014 for approximately 60 minutes starting at 9:30 PM Central. We will be addressing a couple of known issues discovered after our game update earlier today.

- Changes -

  1. In-game currency items can be purchased with the correct currency again.

- Known Issues -

  1. Novice Mentor NPC items temporarily cannot be purchased with Ascension Crystals.
  2. Danaria windstreams for 64-bit OS will not work for the time being.

 

Thank you for your patience!


March 26, 2014 Game Update Patch Notes

An update has been applied to Aion: Steel Cavalry. Our new game features include the Tempering system, a function to socket multiple manastones, AP to GP conversion quests, and more.

To read about all the changes and additions in this update, check out our complete patch notes here.


The New Combat Lockbox

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The Combat Lockbox gets our final lockbox reward overhaul. Now stocked with all sorts of weapon boxes, you can get Eternal or Mythic weapons. You can also get other prized gear such as the Dragon Lord’s Wing Box, Sharptooth Ripper and a Harvest Saam pet. Coins, tokens, Fabled Godstone bundles, along with the always-popular Courier Passes are also available. For the next four weeks, find lockboxes from monster drops and unlock it with a key from drops or the store.

Click here to see the new list of rewards.
 


Store Update - March 26, 2014

Spring is here and for a limited time, you can get your hands on the modern and techy Voidtrace weapons. Additional Cipher-Blade skins have been added to match our Pirate and Ninja sets. Other new items include the Tempering Solution for the Tempering system, where you can add stats to accessories, and the returning Combat Lockbox Key to open the all-new Combat Lockbox!

Voidtrace Weapons

For two weeks only, the Voidtrace Weapons are on sale. Get the skin of your choice while you can!

New Cipher-Blade Skins for Aethertechs

Cipher-Blade skins have made their way into our Pirate and Ninja skin collections. Choose your side with the Pirate’s Skillspike or Shadow Wraith Tetsukagi, or both!

Tempering Solution

With the Tempering system, stats can now be added to Level 50+ accessories with the Tempering Solution. Either pick this item up from boss drops in-game or pick it up here from the store!

Back in the Store

If you’re looking for an EXP boost, the Lesser Secret Remedy of Growth and the regular Secret Remedy of Growth is back on the store, along with the Combat Lockbox Key to unlock items from the all-new Combat Lockbox.


On Sale Items

For a limited time, all Pirate and Ninja sets are also on sale for 20% off!

 

These are just a few items available on our web store or in-game shop!


Scheduled Game Update - March 26, 2014, 5:30 AM Central

There will be a scheduled game update tomorrow, Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 5:30 AM to 10:00 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 4.5 hours.

- Changes -

  1. An update to Steel Cavalry will be applied. You can read the highlights of the update here.
  2. The Scattered Deck event will end. Please turn in your Mysterious Cards to the Card Collector.
  3. Enchantment Lockboxes will no longer drop in game and the key will no longer be on sale.
  4. Combat Lockboxes will drop in game and the key will be on sale.
  5. New store items will be added to the web and in-game store.

 

Thank you for your patience!


March 26 Update Sneak Peek

New updates are coming to Steel Cavalry and we have a sneak peak and what you’ll see hitting the live servers next week. We’ve got some new quests, an updated bot reporting system, the brand-new Tempering system, and more!

Tempering System

Add PvP stats to level 50+ accessories with the Tempering system. A Tempering Solution will be required to temper an accessory and it can be obtained from certain instance bosses or on the store.

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Manastone Enchanting Dialogue Changes

Socketing has become easier and more automated. You will be able to choose the number of manastones you wish to socket and it will continue to run until the item has been fully successfully socketed or all the attempts were used.

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Bot Flagging System

The in-game ReportAutoHunting action will have a new functionality. Now when you report a suspected player, it flags them in our system and various penalties would be applied depending on the number of reports a suspected player gets.

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Walk of Fame & Hall of Fame

Located in Kaisinel Academy and Marchutan Priority respectively, players will be able to enter the Elyos Walk of Fame and Asmodian Hall of Fame. This is a special areas designed to commemorate esteemed Daevas. The innermost halls are reserved for Daevas General rank and higher, where they can purchase exclusive  items such as Golden Boosters, wings, firecrackers, and supplements.

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AP to GP Conversion Quests

A new Glory Points conversion quest will be added. AP can now be converted to GP via two quest items that are purchasable with Kinah and AP from NPCs.

New Terath Dredgion Quests

Available starting at level 61, new quests will be added for Terath Dredgion. Complete these quests and be rewarded with consumables, manastone bundles, and including Fragmented Ceramiums and Ceramium Medals.

Israphel Initiatives

New intiatives will be in effect on Israphel. The faction that has a disadvantageous influence ratio will deal more damage to the Guardian General during sieges. Fortresses defenses will also be reduced during offenses, and for Asmodians only, an NPC in Katalam will be added to provide a buff if you speak to her.

 

These highlights are just a few changes and additions coming on March 26, 2014. You can read up on all the changes in our patch notes next week!
 


Weekly Server Maintenance - March 19, 2014, 5:30 AM Central

There will be a scheduled maintenance period tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 5:30 AM to 9:00 AM Central Time. The game servers will be unavailable for approximately 3.5 hours.

- Changes -

  1. Routine server updates and modifications.
  2. The Scattered Deck event will continue for another week.
  3. Enchantment Lockbox Keys will be available for another week on the web and in-game store.

Additionally from 7 AM to 10 AM Central, web login, account creation, and store purchases will be unavailable. The store pages will also be unavailable for 30 minutes starting at 7 AM.

 

Thank you for your patience!