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  • Patch Notes - 2.16.18

    * Dalish Banner was missing the HEAL specialty. We have added this.
    * We determined that the drop rates for the new gear were incorrect (too low) and have raised them in the Champion and Grand Champion Packs. Please note that no compensation or refunds will be provided in this as there would have been no guarantee of ever receiving these specific items regardless of their rates. However, you should now see them dropping more frequently than before.
    * Some future stuff in preparation for upcoming client release

  • #2
    Good thing I waited to buy packs until today. xD
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    • #3
      No comments. Im looking for that gear and spend 1300 gems on 1 acc and 900 on another and dont received any of new gear, good to know that it was reduced chance for that. Next time will wait for end of week.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by winchell View Post
        No comments. Im looking for that gear and spend 1300 gems on 1 acc and 900 on another and dont received any of new gear, good to know that it was reduced chance for that. Next time will wait for end of week.
        There's no guarantee you would have received the gear anyway. You could still spend another 1300 gems and not receive it - that's entirely possible, based on the way chance works.

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        • #5
          Bought another 20 cp, no new gear. You are sure it is there?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Lyeshal View Post
            There's no guarantee you would have received the gear anyway. You could still spend another 1300 gems and not receive it - that's entirely possible, based on the way chance works.
            I understand that its could be, but i was thinking reducing was intentionally, not by mistake, and then who just late with buying will have advance instead of other? And my guildmates who spend 2k and all other who spend over 1k no one received gear.

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            • #7
              I’ve spend 1000 gems before and 600 gems after the update. No new gear. I will not spent anymore. I am sure the gear is not there.

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              • #8
                The new gear is definitely available in the Champion Packs, and does seem to drop at a fair rate. I've just opened approx 15 packs and got three of the Dirthamen's Wisdom.

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                • #9
                  Will be much fair if u left it like it was then fix it after a lot of people spend so much. Its not some useless gear, 10% DR for GoM its huge. Great disappoint.

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                  • #10
                    Please keep in mind that "chance" does not mean "guarantee". There is never a guarantee on receiving new gear, only a chance. That means there is also a chance you won't ever receive the gear.

                    20 packs is definitely too small a sample size to decide "the gear isn't there." It's there.

                    Considering: First you have to roll the rarity. Then you have to roll THAT gear. There's 18 pieces of rare gear in the catalog right now. Rolling a rare can grant you any of them - and that's assuming you first actually roll a rare. This is not a new concept.

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                    • #11
                      Lyeshal, I bought two new release packs and got 2 Dirthamens wisdom. One with each pack. Shouldnt i have got a Sentinel plate pauldron with my second pack instead of a dupe dirthamen?
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                      • #12
                        if I'm not mistaken the same way there is no guarantee to get a gear in (g)cp there is no "no-dupe mechanic for gear in the new release pack (undofrtunately)
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                        • #13
                          Thanks Tayna. But the reason i went for new release pack instead of gcp is that I thought new release pack guarantees the gear.
                          And logically it says no dupes unless acquired elsewhere. i would love Lyeshal to shed some light on this.
                          Maybe because they usually have only one gear per release this was an oversight that cg didn’t anticipate?
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                          • #14
                            well the description in the newsfeed says "heroes cannot be duplicated" as well as "one of the new gear". I'm guessing it's thought as clear. Maybe a disclaimer that no dupe rules don't apply to gear here as well?
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                            • #15
                              The description is vague and confusing as it stands. I’m sure I am not the only one to assume if there are two new pieces of gear being released this week and the no dupe rule applies to new heroes; the same rule would apply to the gear too (unless specifically stated that it doesn’t apply to the gear).
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