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Elgacia Class Balance Patch Update – Final Version

Introduction

Welcome to the Elgacia class balance change overview of the Korean Live Servers, which will most likely arrive to EU/NA servers in the following weeks/months. We went through the PTR Changes here. This article highlights the differences between those two, we struck through discarded changes and colored additional changes.


Runes

The Judgement effect triggered by the Conviction and Judgment combo is now multiplicative instead of additive.


General Balance

Damage Reduction buffs provided by the skills below have their efficiency in PVP reduced to 65%.

Paladin

  • Grace of Holy Area
  • Grace of Godsent Law
  • Heavenly Blessings

Bard

  • Endurance Wave of Sound Wave
  • Strong Note of Note Bundle
  • Guardian Tune
  • Shining Protection of Rhapsody of Light

Gunlancer

  • Nellasia's Energy
  • Guardian's Protection

Wardancer

  • Warrior's Courage of Wind's Whisper

Soulfist

  • Energy Release

Assassin

Choose Sub Class

Deathblade

Shadowhunter

Reaper

PVE

Earth Cleaver

  • Removed Frontal Attack affix.

Class Engraving

Surge
  • Nerfed: Deathblade Surge is cast in the max level of Surge Zero form, regardless of the number of Death Orbs you have. When Arts is activated and skills other than Basic Attacks and Awakening Skills hit, the Surge Enhancement effect is stacked every 0.4 seconds. (Max 20 stacks). This effect increases Deathblade Surge Damage up to 100/110/120% based on the stacks. Additionally, Attack Power is increased by 0/0.5/1% per stack. When Death Trance ends, gain up to 100% Death Orb Meter for each Surge Enhancement effect stack you have.

Check out the current Surge and Remaining Energy Raid Guides!


Gunner

Choose Sub Class

Sharpshooter

Artillerist

Deadeye

Gunslinger

Scouter

PVE

Blade Storm

  • Silver Master Hawk Gauge restoration increased from 12/13/14/16/18 to 14/15/17/19/21. Added: If Shadow Dance is selected, the Skill generates additional Hawk Gauge.
Deadly Slash
  • Frontal Attack removed.
Stalker
  • Frontal Attack removed.
Atomic Arrow
  • Added Weak Point Damage Lv.1 to the Skill.
Charged Shot
  • Increased Weak Point Damage from Lv.1 to Lv. 2.
Sharp Shooter
  • Focus Shot changed: Instead of Crit Damage, the Damage is increased by 20.0/26.0/32.0/38.0/45.0%.
Snipe
  • Easy Prey changed: Increased Crit Hit Rate from 30% to 40%. Instead of Crit Damage, the Damage is increased by 30.0/37.5/45.0/52.5/60.0%.

Awakening

Fenrir's Messenger
  • Added: Instant hit restores 25% Hawk Gauge. Overcharged hit restores 100% of Hawk Gauge. Hawk Gauge's revoery scales with specialization.

Awakening

  • Hawk Gauge natural recovery increased by 50% in PVE and 30% in PVP 30% in PVE.

Class Engravings

Loyal Companion

Buffed: Summons Silverhawk MK-II, allowing Move Speed +4%, Silver Hawk's Basic AoE Radius +60%, Silverhawk's Basic Attack Damage +100/200/300%, and Silverhawk's summon duration +30/60/100%. On basic attack or Wings of Storm hit, foes get a Mark of Death increasing incoming Damage by 4/9/14%. Additionally, the summoned Hawk increases your Attack by 3/6/10%.

Death Strike

Buffed: Hit foe Damage taken increased from 20/30/40% to 22/33/44%.

Check out the current Sharpshooter Raid Guide!


Mage

Choose Sub Class

Bard

Sorceress

Summoner

Arcana

PVE

Prelude of Storm

  • Counter Attack affix added.
Sound Shock
  • Sacred Shock Debuff duration increased by 1 second.
Stigma
  • Brilliant Stigma Debuff duration increased by 1 second.
Note Bundle
  • Sacred Note Debuff duration increased by 1 second.
Harp of Rhythm
  • Note Brand Debuff duration increased by 1 second.
Rhapsody of Light
  • Note Brand Debuff duration increased by 1 second.

Check out the current Bard Raid Guide!


Martial Artist

Choose Sub Class

Scrapper

Soulfist

Striker

Wardancer

Glaivier

PVE

Increased the Damage of all Skills except for the Auto/Basic Attack by 24%.

Charging Blow
  • Ready Attack changed: Skill Damage increased by 10.0/16.0/22.0/28.0/35.0%.
Fierce Tiger Strike
  • Rough Smash changed: Skill Damage increases by 300.0/322.0/344.0/366.0/388.0%, based on the amount of enemies hit.
Continuous Push
  • Sturdy Armor changed: Damage Reduction effect of the Skill increases to 6.0/6.3/6.6/6.9/7.3% per stack with each consecutive attack.
Judgment
  • Attack type changed from Frontal Attack to Back Attack.
Roundup Sweep
  • Attack type changed from Frontal Attack to Back Attack.
  • Swift Preparation reset chance reduced from 50.0/58.0/66.0/74.0/83.0% to 30.0/36.0/42.0/48.0/54.0% but can be triggered on any hit.
Critical Blow
  • Attack type changed from Frontal Attack to Back Attack.
Shredding Strike
  • Attack type changed from Frontal Attack to Back Attack.

Awakening

Mysterious Art: Blast of Ruination
  • Buffed: Focus your mind and reinforce your gauntlets to deliver a powerful strike. Gather the energy in the air onto your gauntlets and thrust forward. The ground cracks, dispersing an energy wave that reaches as far as 14 meters, knocking foes back. The Damage of the wave differs depending on the distance it travels. 6,8kk Damage within 0-2 meters, 6,1kk Damage within 2-4 meters, 5,4kk Damage within 4-6 meters, 4,7kk Damage within 6-8 meters, 4,1kk Damage within 8-10 meters, 3,4kk Damage within 10-12 meters, and 2,7kk Damage within 12-14 meters.

Class Engraving

Ultimate Skill: Taijutsu
  • Stamina Skill's Damage increase buffed from 30/45/60% to 35/50/65%.

Check out the current Taijutsu and Shock Training Scrapper Raid guides!


Warrior

Choose Sub Class

Berserker

Gunlancer

Paladin

Destroyer

PVE

Crime Hazard

  • Attack type changed from Frontal Attack to Back Attack.
Chain Sword
  • Attack type changed from Frontal Attack to Back Attack.
Assault Blade
  • Piercing Strike changed: On hit, applies a debuff to the target, which increases Damage taken by 6% for 6 seconds.
  • Cut changed: Can not be leveled up further via Skill Tree.
Mountain Crash
  • Added “Counter Attack” to the skill.
  • “Earthquake” CC extended by 1 second.
  • Enhance changed: On hit, applies a debuff to the target, which increases Damage taken by 6% for 10 seconds.
Hell Blade
  • Deadly Blow Outgoing Damage nerfed from 80.0/89.6/99.2/109.6/120.0% to 55.0/63.8/72.6/81.4/90.2% when your HP is 50% or below.
Red Dust
  • Mana consumption reduced by 11.5%.
  • Damage in PVP and PVE nerfed by 16%.
  • Rage accumulation in PVP and PVE reduced by 16.2%.
  • Changed: On hit, the Skill deals Damage and increases your Attack Power by 6/8/10/12/14/16/18/20/22/24% for 6 seconds.
  • Skill Cooldown reduced from 30 to 20 seconds.
  • Quick Prep changed: On hit, applies a debuff to the target, which increases Damage taken by 6% for 16 seconds.
  • Amplified Damage changed: Doesn't apply a debuff to the target. Instead the skill is changed to an AoE and the Damage is increased by 120.0/132.0/144.0/157.0/170.0%. Additionally, this Skill Tree can be leveled up.
Sword Storm
  • Flame Storm Outgoing Damage nerfed from 100.0/105.0/110.0/115.0/120.0% to 55.0/63.8/72.6/81.4/90.2% when your HP is 50% or below.

Class Engraving

Berserker's Technique
  • Buffed: Crit Damage increased from 30/40/50% to 35/50/70% while in Burst Mode.
Mayhem
  • Nerfed: Fury Meter remains at max, and turns into Burst mode with the power of darkness. Outgoing Damage +3/8/16%, Attack and Move Speed +15%, all incoming Damage -65% in Burst mode. When turning in to Burst mode, converts into 25% of Max HP, and it cannot be exceeded even when Healing is applied. Can only receive 40% of healing effects and 25% of shield's effect. Press the X key to cancel Burst mode to recover 25% of Max HP, but cannot Burst for 30s.
  • Now you can use Adrophine Potion in this mode.

Check out the current Berserker's Technique and Mayhem Berserker Raid Guide!


Credits

Written by Perciculum
Reviewed by Starlast