Game Update - 9/13/2016

Hey Everyone,

Here are the update notes for 9/13/2016

Assault Battles: Forest Moon
  • Return to the Forest Moon is starting September 15th. This event will run for 3 days, is balanced for 5 characters at level 78+, and requires either Empire or Droid characters.
  • Both tiers rebalanced to require mods. Similar to Military Might, you will need approximately 1-2 star mods for Tier 1. Tier 2 requires approximately 4-5 star mods, gear level 10, and level 80 units with maxed out abilities.
  • Tier 2 is now called the “Bonus Tier” (was “Tier II (Very Hard)”). This tier is intended as a challenge for users who have a maxed out squad and desire a truly difficult experience. Earning the Achievement still only requires completion of Tier 1.
  • Bonus Tier has had the following mechanical improvements for added difficulty:
    • The Ewok Elder in the Final Boss wave of the Bonus tier will now resurrect all dead Ewoks when he is killed. You have been warned!
    • Chief Chirpa has much higher tenacity in wave 8.
  • In both tiers, deadly Ewoks now have a non-dispellable buff called “Deadly” to help increase mechanic clarity.
  • Free replays changed to match Military Might. Rewards for first time completion adjusted upwards.
  • Replay rewards adjusted upwards.
  • Slightly lowered speed of Ewok Scouts & Warriors in Tier 1 (~5-8%) across the board. (They’re still pretty fast though.)

Additional Update Notes
  • Packs that’re available daily (ex: Jedi Pack, Scoundrel pack) are now available for players starting at lv 20. Previously they were only available to players lv 58 or higher
  • Low level gear pieces have been added to Guild Shipments
  • A refresh button has been added to the Shard Shop
  • You can now purchase exclusive Raid Gear in the Shard Shop.
  • Immediately upon release, the shard shop will have raid gear after you buy your first refresh (or wait until shard shop refreshes on its own)
  • The MK 5 CEC Fusion Furnace and MK 6 Nubian Design Tech have been replaced with MK 5 Arakyd Droid Caller & MK 7 Nubian Security Scanner in PVE shipments
  • In the 9/9 community update, it was announced that omega battle would be running on Sept 14th & Sept 15th. Due to a recently discovered bug, the Omega Battles event has been cancelled. This will be fixed in a future update.
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