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SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris — Free Story Update Part #2 “Ancient Apostles: The Knight of Contradictions”

Dear Sword Art Online fans,

Thank you for playing SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris.

The latest patch “Ver1.30” has been released to fix major / minor bugs and improve overall gameplay. Please see below for details.

New Additional Contents
– Added free additional story update part #2 “Ancient Apostles: The Knight of Contradictions”
– New Tiese reward costume & Finish Arts
– Newly added boss

*This quest “Ancient Apostles: The Knight of Contradictions” can be accepted after completing “Ancient Apostles: The Reaper of the Woods”.
*If the “Ancient Apostles: The Knight of Contradictions” does not start even if the “Ancient Apostles: The Reaper of the Woods” is complete, please try below:
– If Cardinal is set as one of the party members, please remove her from the party.
– If the player is in a dungeon, a village or a town, such as the Southern Corridor and Rulid village, please exit from the dungeon, village or town.

Online Multiplayer
– Fixed several issues that occur when the connection is lost with the host

System
– The days of the week in which the player can challenge the Mutated Beast Quest have been adjusted as follows:

  • Monday: Norlangarth Empire
  • Tuesday: Sothercrois Empire
  • Wednesday: Wesdarath Empire
  • Thursday: Eastavarieth Empire
  • Friday: Norlangarth Empire and Sothercrois Empire
  • Saturday: Wesdarath Empire and Eastavarieth Empire
  • Sunday: All empires

– Added LV150 to the Mutated Beast Quest
– Fixed the issue where players are unable to proceed during the “Massive Bird” quest if the quest “Back to Rest” is accepted at the same time.
– Increased the default proficiency to 150 for all weapon types when starting a new game.
*Only applied to main characters and default Wayfarers
*The weapon proficiency will be increased to 150 even when selecting Continue with a save data with a weapon proficiency under 150.
*The weapon proficiency will not change when selecting Continue with a save data with a weapon proficiency over 150.
*No change will be applied for the sword skill proficiency.
– Increased the chance of upgrading the weapon proficiency.
– Changed the color of the shop clerks’ icon, name, and calling to make it easier to distinguish from general NPCs.
– Unlocked Raid quests that are incomplete will now be shown in the results when searched from “Search by Quest”.
– Added a “Custom” icon to customized equipment.
– Fixed the issue where the details of a different arts code would be displayed on certain occasions.
– Fixed the issue where certain menu screens were unable to scroll using mouse and keyboard.
– Fixed the issue where text cannot be entered in full screen mode.

Battle
– The max level of the raid quest “Reaper Reborn” has been increased from 100 to 125.
– Increased the level cap of the playable characters from 70 to 80.
*The level cap will be upgradable after updating the game to Ver1.30.
*The limit of the SYSTEM CONTROL AUTHORITY will stay at 50.
– Increased the level of weapons from 10 to 15.
*In order to level up to LV15, player must complete Mutated Beast Quest LV150 and obtain the required resources.
– The button indications for Blade lock will now stay in a fixed position of the screen.
– Players can now take an emergency dodge when launched into the air by an enemies’ attack using SP.
*The amount of SP used will differ depending on the situation.
*This move is different from the battle skill “emergency dodge”.
– Increased the damage of the normal attack driven by the weapon types and characters listed below:
Weapons: One-Handed Sword, Rapier, Dagger, Mace, Whip, Katana, Two-Handed Sword, Bow, Dual-wielding.
Characters: Eugeo, Alice, Renly
– Decreased the HP of certain enemies

Others
– Fixed other minor bugs and issues

Updates
– Ancient Apostles #3 will be part of the upcoming update, so please stay tuned for more information!

Thank you again for your continued support, patience, and feedback.

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