There's a new Paladins patch being pushed out to live servers today and it includes cosmetic items for Kinessa, Makoa (Volcanic!) as well as balance tweaks for a variety of Champions. On top of that, Titles have also been added that players can unlock and display. The full patch notes are below. 


Open Beta 47 Patch Notes | Volcanic Eruption

Volcanic Eruption
Open Beta 47 Patch Notes | March 31


GENERAL

  • Titles
    • A new type of item that is equipped on the account profile.
    • Titles are earned by getting a champion to Mastery level 20 and is the tittle of that specific champion.
    • New titles are planned to be added based on Achievements and various awards.
  • Mastery
    • The Mastery page has been updated to better show the list of rewards available for each champion Mastery level.
  • Improve flow for disenchanting cards used in a Loadout.
    • Added warning when about to disenchant a card used in a Loadout
    • Disenchanted card now removed from Loadout
    • Show that loadout is in an invalid state
  • Added additional sound fx for UI elements
    • Joining a queue
    • Selecting a Champion and Customizations in Match Lobby
  • All champions have had their remaining temp card art replaced. Over 100 finished card art added.

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed not being able to use VGS before transitioning to end of match.
  • Fixed next reward on the champion mastery screen showing the reward for the level after next.
  • Fixed scoreboard showing card rarity instead of card level for loadout points.
  • Directed Taunts should now trigger more accurately, will now reference the right character.

CUSTOMIZATIONS

  • Kinessa *NEW* Item Quest Unlock
    • Upon unlocking the Nova Strike collection, you will receive 4 items and a new type of Item Quest will appear. Playing games with Kinessa will complete the Item Quest and unlock the remaining 4 items in the Nova Strike collection for free.
    • Nova Strike
      • Heads
        • Nova Strike Helm
        • Nova Strike Optics
        • Nova Strike Visor
        • Nova Strike Gaze
      • Body
        • Nova Strike
      • Weapons
        • Nova Strike Vaporizer
        • Nova Strike Atomizer
      • Voice Pack
        • Nova Strike

Nova Strike Quest

  • Makoa
    • Volcanic
      • Unlocked for free upon reaching account level 30 or above during Paladins Open Beta.
      • Head: Volcanic Embers
      • Body: Volcanic
      • Weapon: Volcanic Crag Cannon
      • Voice Pack: Volcanic

Volcanic Makoa

  • Sha Lin
    • Burrito Esports
      • A portion of the proceeds goes to Burrito Esports.
      • Head: Burrito Shades
      • Body: Burrito Jersey
      • Spray: Champions 2017
      • MVP: Burrito GG 2017

MAPS

  • Co-Op:
    • Lair of the Dreadhunter
      • In cold lonely caves, monsters lurk, waiting for unsuspecting prey to devour.
  • Test Queue rotation
    • Water way
    • Sand Bridge
  • Fixed an exploit on Frozen Guard

CHAMPIONS – BALANCE/UPDATES/FIXES

  • Androxus
    • Reversal
      • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.

  • Barik
    • Dome Shield
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
    • Turret
      • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.

  • Bomb King
    • Sticky Bomb
      • Increased Damage falloff based on distance from the point of detonation.

  • Buck
    • Buck Wild
      • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.
    • Heroic Leap
      • Fixed a bug where Heroic Leap’s damage was not reduced by Blast Shields.
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.

  • Cassie
    • Increased Maximum Health from 2100 to 2200

  • Fernando
    • Pyre
      • Reworded description to refer to Overheat instead of Ammo.
    • Looks that Kill
      • Reworded description to refer to Overheat instead of Ammo.

  • Grohk
    • Totemic Ward
      • Increased Totemic Wards healing bonus from 20% to 50%
    • Electrostatic
      • Reworded description to refer to Overheat instead of Ammo.
    • Healing Ward
      • Reduced healing totems healing per second from 520 to 420
    • Maelstrom
      • Cooldown reduction of Shock Pulse increased from 0.1s per hit to 0.3s per hit.
    • Cards
      • Thunderstruck
        • Reworked
        • Reduce your Overheat by 4/8/12/16% for every unique enemy hit by Shock Pulse.

  • Inara
    • Increased Maximum Health from 4500 to 4700
    • Seismic Crash
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
      • Fixed a bug where this ability was not properly mitigated by Damage Reduction.
    • Warder’s Field
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
    • Cards
      • Stone Bulwark
        • Increased Healing from 20/40/60/80 to 30/60/90/120.

  • Lex
    • Basic Loadout
      • Fixed a bug where Conditioned was higher rank than Inescapable.
    • Combat Slide
      • Fixed an issue where Lex’s Magnums would have a chamber slide get stuck after using In Pursuit.
    • In Pursuit
      • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.
    • Retribution
      • Added additional voice lines as Lex selects different targets from each role (Front Line, Support, Damage, Flank).
      • Added additional sound effects.
    • The Law (Ultimate)
      • Additional sound fx added for ability activation and firing
      • Fixed beams not being distinguishable between executable and non-executable targets.
    • Cards
      • Death Hastens
        • Reduce Bonus Damage from Death Hastens from 40% to 30%

  • Maeve
    • Midnight
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
    • Cards
      • Chase
        • Increased movement speed bonus from 8/16/24/32% to 10/20/30/40%
      • Patch Up
        • Increased healing from 50/100/150/200 to 80/160/240/320
      • Walk it off
        • Increased healing from 25/50/75/100 to 40/80/120/160

  • Makoa
    • Shell Spin
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
      • Fixed a bug where this ability was not properly mitigated by Damage Reduction.

  • Mal’Damba
    • Spitting Cobra
      • Increased the projectile speed from 160 to 180.

  • Ruckus
    • Hexa Fire
      • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.
      • Rockets now count as Direct damage.

  • Sha Lin
    • Impaler Arrow
      • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.
    • Planted
      • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.

  • Torvald
    • Hyper Beam
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
      • Fixed a bug where this ability was not properly reduced by Blast Shields.

  • Tyra
    • Fire Bomb
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.
      • Fixed a bug where this ability was not properly reduced by Damage Reduction.

  • Ying
    • Illusion
      • Reduced healing range from 100 to 85.
    • Shatter
      • Updated description to correctly show Area damage.

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Last Updated: Apr 05, 2017

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