PTS Patch Notes v4.2.1

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The Elder Scrolls Online v4.2.1 opens two new homes for testing, along with several furniture packs and a new Music Box! We've also made several fixes and adjustments to Blackrose Prison and quests in Murkmire, plus started making a few changes to combat abilities and item sets (this will be ongoing over the next couple weeks). The size of this patch is approximately 361MB.


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  • New Features / Updates / Big Changes
    • New Housing
    • Music Boxes
  • Template Updates
  • Fixes & Improvements
    • DLC Game Packs & Chapters
      • Morrowind
      • Murkmire
      • Orsinium
      • Summerset
      • Wolfhunter
    • Combat & Gameplay
      • Combat & Abilities
      • Itemization & Item Sets
    • Base Game
      • Alliance War & PvP
      • Art & Animation
      • Dungeons & Group Content
      • Exploration & Itemization
      • UI
Edited by ZOS_GinaBruno on September 24, 2018 3:27PM
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    General
    • Fixed an issue where several racial style items were missing from The Traveled Crafter's Crate.
    • The "Murkmire" Character Template now starts you in Murkmire, just as the "Murkmire (Low-Level)" Character Template does.
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    Fixes & Improvements, Murkmire (no image yet :# )

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    Figure
    • Guild Trader Faelemar's guild tabard will now appear properly.
    • Updated the appearances of the mini-bosses for the quest “Empty Nest”.
    • Updated the icon for the Rootmender’s Staff, a quest reward for “By River and Root”.
    • The Voriplasmic Corpse now uses Two-Handed combat idle animations without distorting the figure.

    Fixtures
    • Improved the visuals on the Totems that Miregaunt summons.
    • Improved the collision of various assets to make placing furniture easier.

    Terrain
    • Improved the visual look of various rocks in Murkmire. 
    • You will no longer able to see through various rocks while in first person mode.
    • Improved some collision to prevent you from running into the terrain near Murkmire waterfalls.

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    Monsters
    • The Hackwing’s Rake ability can now deal damage once every 0.5 seconds, previously 4 seconds.
    • Hackwings will now only attempt to cast Furious Talons when an enemy is in front of them, and will not readjust after beginning its ability.

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    Blackrose Prison
    • General
      • Critters such as spiders, shroom beetles, dragonflies and frogs have infested Blackrose Prison!
      • The following monsters are now immune to crowd control effects:
        • Imperial Cleavers
        • Imperial Incinerators
        • Beastmaster Handlers
        • Souls of the Void
        • Infusers
      • Reduced the health and damage from Cold Mages.
      • Increased the health and damage from Infusers.
      • Increased the health of Imperial Incinerators, Souls of the Void and Infusers in Veteran Difficulty.
    • Arena 2: Hall of Beasts
      • The River Trolls will no longer prevent you from resurrecting.
      • Reduced the damage from the Hackwing Rake ability.
      • The hackwings summoned by Tames-the-Beast will now have proper visual effects when spawning.
      • The Betty Netch's Electric Discharge can now be dodged.
      • The Haj Mota Shockwave ability can now be dodged and blocked.
    • Arena 3: Vampire’s Pen
      • Increased the health for Lady Minara in Veteran difficulty.
      • Skeletons created by the portals will now spread further apart.
      • Monsters summoned as part of the Lady Minara encounter will now be summoned further from her location.
      • The Portals in the Vampire’s Pen and the Mess Hall of Misery will now avoid travelling close to the center of the arena.
    • Arena 5: Drakeeh’s Cage
      • Increased the health for Draakeh in Veteran difficulty.
      • Draakeh now targets more spirits to absorb in Veteran difficulty.
      • Increased the time it takes Draakeh to absorb spirits.
      • Reduced the area of effect from Spirit Ignition.
      • You’ll now have less time to cleanse via a ritual circle after absorbing three spirits.

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    Achievements
    • You can now properly obtain or complete the following achievements:
      • Friend of Murkmire
      • Shadows of the Past
      • Seeker of the Lost
      • Swamp Jelly Collector
      • Vine-Tongue Traveler
    • Added a missing icon to the Newly Charitable achievement.
    • Clarified the wording of the "Walk it Off" achievement.

    Memento
    • The Fire Rock memento can no longer be used while mounted.

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    Furnishings
    • The furnishing "Plant Cluster, Spadeleaf" can now be sold to vendors, if so desired.
    • Fixed an issue where all Murkmire book furnishings could be sold to a vendor.
    • Fixed an issue with inventory icons not appearing properly for several furnishings.
    • Improved the placement and rotation for the "Murkmire Bed, Enclosed" furnishing.
    • Adjusted the Argonian Ceremonial pool for easier placement.
    • Fixed an issue where trunks, cabinets, and other lootable furnishings in Murkmire would appear full, but contain nothing inside. These furnishings will now provide the expected contents. 
    • All Murkmire furnishing plans now correctly stack to 200. 
    • Adjusted the categorization and tooltip description of a number of new furnishings to be more accurate.

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    General
    • The safebox in Dead-Water Village is now properly guarded.

    Quests
    • Death Among the Dead-Water: Fixed an issue if you backtracked during the Path of the Lily, you could get into a state where you could no longer progress the quest.
    • Death and Dreaming: You must now put out the flames to rescue Anash.
    • Empty Nest: You will now be directed to kill the appropriate monsters for this quest.
    • Something About Stibbons: Fixed an issue where you could backtrack after intimidating Many-Whispers. You better mean it when you intimidate him now!
    • Whispers in the Wood: Grouped players will no longer be able to share this quest if they are out of range of each other, but you will still be able to complete the quest on your own.
    Edited by ZOS_GinaBruno on September 24, 2018 3:27PM
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    General
    • The Key to the Greedy Gut item is now an actual Key.
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    Cloudrest Trial
    • Shade of Relequen and Shade of Silaeda now grant experience and gold upon defeat.

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    General
    • Corrected a typo in the name of Andule's Curiass of the Defiler. It is a Cuirass. Thank you, that is all.
    • The Shade of Relequen and Shade of Silaeda now grant gold and XP when killed.
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    Dungeons
    • March of Sacrifices
      • Moved a mysteriously floating heavy sack to correctly obey gravity.
    • Moon Hunter Keep
      • Critters such as rats, birds, butterflies and frogs have infested Moon Hunter Keep.
      • Moved an erroneously placed treasure chest that previously intersected one of the walls.
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