Patch 4.1.0

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Patch 4.1.0
"Anarchy in Paradise"
Release Date 8 February 2016

Patch chronology


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Patch 4.0.4 Patch 4.1.0a

External links


4.1.0 on swtor.com


Patch 4.1.0 is the second patch for the Knights of the Fallen Empire expansion. This patch includes a new chapter in the Knights of the Fallen Empire storyline, the return of HK-55 and Blizz, and a crafting update. This is the twenty-fourth content update since release.

Highlights[edit | edit source]

Chapter X: Anarchy in Paradise! Continue the Knights of the Fallen Empire storyline with a new Chapter featuring the infamous mercenary Firebrand! Players who were subscribed on February 1st have immediate access to this new Chapter, and it will be available for all other subscribers on Thursday, February 11th. The Chapter can be found on each Player Ship if it is not already in a player's Mission Log.

New Alliance Alert: Arma Rasa! Players who were subscribed on January 11th will find a new Alliance Alert on February 9th which will enable them to acquire the recently-restored HK-55!

New Alliance Alert: Little Boss! Help Blizz and his new crew defeat a rival gang to bring him into your Alliance!

Crafting Update! With the release of 4.0 we made a pass at focusing and streamlining Crew Skills and with 4.1 we are continuing this effort. Higher Skill, new Materials, Schematics, Missions and more! See below for the full rundown.

General[edit | edit source]

  • Increased the item stack limit to 9,999 units.
  • Increased the max grass render distance to 200 meters (up from 64). This setting can be adjusted via a new slider found in the Graphics settings.
  • Fixed an issue that caused certain items not appear on the Galactic Trade Network when searching by item name.
  • Revised all Speeder Piloting items to require Level 1 instead of Level 10.
  • Players are now able to purchase items from a vendor that require a token when that token is in the player's cargo hold.
  • Class Companions recruited through Knights of the Fallen Empire content now properly transition into and out of their holo state when placed as a Decoration and then summoned.
  • Duels now end as intended instead of leaving the players in a duel-flagged purgatory, doomed to battle for all eternity.
  • The Knights of the Fallen Empire Tutorial now shows the correct Chapter I image, and is correctly translated in French and German clients.
  • Corrected an issue that caused certain Marriages to not be acknowledged. This fix will not work retroactively and provide the missed in-game mail, but any future content will work correctly.
  • Players can no longer toggle off the "Dusted with Snowflakes" buff that is received when hit with a Snowball.
  • Added cooldown timers to the description of "Snowball Bomb" and "Snowball Cannon."
  • "Snowball Cannon" now properly reflects the granting of parcels during the Life Day event.
  • Updated the Crew Skill Trainers tutorial to reflect that you need to press the B key to open the Crew Management panel.
  • The Codex Entry for Sith Spawn is now available upon completion of the Mission [HEROIC 2+] Shadow Spawn.
  • It is no longer possible to use the "/stuck" command to leave Operations encounters and avoid receiving the lockout.

Cartel Market[edit | edit source]

Combat[edit | edit source]

Jedi Knight[edit | edit source]

General

  • Force Stasis may now be activated without a melee weapon equipped.

Sentinel

Combat

  • The effect tooltip that appears when Hand of Justice is triggered now appropriately states that the next Dispatch will consume no focus.

Sith Warrior[edit | edit source]

General

  • Force Choke may now be activated without a melee weapon equipped.

Marauder

Carnage

  • The effect granted by Slaughter now lasts up to 15 seconds (down from 18 seconds). This matches the duration of the equivalent Combat Sentinel skill, Hand of Justice.

Bounty Hunter[edit | edit source]

Powertech

Pyrotech

  • Improved the visual appearance of Scorch on large, non-humanoid targets.

Trooper[edit | edit source]

Vanguard

Plasmatech

  • Improved the visual appearance of Plasmatize on large, non-humanoid targets.

Crew Skills[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  • Maximum Crafting Skills have been increased to 550 (up from 500).
  • Companions are now sorted based on their Influence amount in the Crew Skill window. Your Companion with the highest Influence will be at the top, while the one with the least amount of Influence will be at the bottom.
  • New Grade 9 Materials are now available for all Skills.
  • A new Crew Skill vendor on both fleets now trades Grade 9 Materials for their comparable Grade 8 Materials at a 1:1 ratio. This new vendor is temporary and will be removed with Game Update 4.2 (Chapter XI), and can be found in the Crew Skill area of either fleet.
  • New Grade 9 Schematics are now available for all Skills.
  • New Grade 9 Missions are now available for all Skills.
  • New harvesting nodes are now available for all Skills.
  • All crafted Color Crystals have had their level requirements removed.
  • Expertise Color Crystals can no longer be trained, and they are now sold directly from the "PvP Items" Vendor on either Fleet.
  • Numerous items that previously required Grade 8 Materials now require Grade 9 Materials.
  • Grade 9 Materials have been added to the Jawa Scrap Vendors.
  • All existing 208 Rating crafted items have been increased to Artifact Quality and their Item Rating has been increased from 208 to 212. Stat configurations have been unchanged, but the values have been increased.
  • Crafting 212, 216 and 220 items now requires Grade 9 Materials. As the Item Rating has increased, there will be an additional Grade 9 Artifact Quality Material cost for the 212 items.
  • 200 & 208 Rating Augments are now part of Grade 9, and the following adjustments have been made:
  • All Existing MK-8 and Unassigned Augment Slots are now MK-9 Augment Slots. These are specifically the slots that are created when you use an Augment Kit on an item.
  • Rating 200 & 208 Augments now require an MK-9 Augment Slot.
  • All Rating 200 & 208 Augments now require Grade 9 Materials to craft.
  • MK-8 Augment Kits can temporarily be traded for MK-9 Augment Kits from the new Crew Skill vendor on either Fleet.
  • The Crafting Skill required to craft these Augments has remained unchanged.
  • Grade 5 Modifications now give MK-5 Augment Slots when Reverse Engineered.
  • War supplies now require Components to craft instead of the individual Materials.
  • A new version of War Supplies has been added to the Crafting Trainers that cost Grade 8 & Grade 9 Components.
  • In order to resolve cases of players getting more materials from disassembling items than it took to craft them, the amount of Crafting Materials received from disassembling has been reduced.
  • Level 61-65 Creatures and Droids now provide Grade 9 Materials when harvested.
  • The harvesting node "Inert Growth" now correctly provides Bioanalysis Materials.
  • Materials are now received when Reverse Engineering randomly dropped items.
  • Hilt Modifications now have the correct GTN category.
  • Items that have a 20-40% chance to Reverse Engineer a schematic now have a 60% chance.
  • Numerous Crafting Missions have had their text updated to be Faction-neutral.
  • The following items now correctly provide Grade 8 materials when disassembled:
  • Reverse Engineering the following items now correctly unlocks the appropriate Artifact Quality Schematic:
  • The following crafting Materials now correctly state their grade number:

Crafting Crew Skill Changes[edit | edit source]

Armormech

  • New Grade 9 Armor Assembly Component.
  • New Rating 200 & 208 Armor.
  • New MK-9 Augment Kit.
  • Rating 200 & 208 Endurance Armorings.

Synthweaving

  • New Grade 9 Synth Bonded Attachment.
  • New Rating 200 & 208 Armor.
  • New MK-9 Augment Kit.
  • Rating 200 & 208 Mastery Armorings.
  • All Bonded Attachments can now be disassembled.
  • All Crafted Synthweaving Items of Rating 216 and 220 now appropriately require the Grade 8 Artifact Quality Underworld Fabric Veda Cloth instead of Saava Silk.
  • All Synthweaving Critical Augments that previously had Power, now correctly have Critical Rating. This only affects Augments #1-26.

Armstech

Artifice

  • New Grade 9 Artifice Bonded Attachment
  • New Rating 200 & 208 Weapons
  • New Rating 200 & 208 Off-hands
  • Rating 200 & 208 Hilts
  • New Rating 200 & 208 Relics
  • New Dye Modules
  • New Color Crystals
  • Can now only craft Rating 136 (+41 stat) Crystals. All other Crystal Schematics have been moved to the Archive section.
  • All blue, red, yellow, green, and orange Crystals and Schematics have been removed from vendors. They are now trainable from the Artifice trainer at the following Grades:
    • Grade 1: Blue Crystal
    • Grade 2: Red Crystal
    • Grade 3: Yellow Crystal
    • Grade 4: Green Crystal
    • Grade 5: Orange Crystal
  • All crafted color crystals have had their costs adjusted to the appropriate Grade. The Slicing Material cost has been replaced with Treasure Hunting Materials.
  • Expertise Color Crystals are no longer trainable.
  • The following Color Crystal Schematics have had their skill requirement reduced to skill level 350:
    • White-Purple-Blue
    • White-Yellow-Orange
  • New rating 212 Relics can now be crafted by Artificers
  • All crafted Color Crystals can now be disassembled for crafting materials.
  • All Artifact Quality Artifice Hilts now require Artifact Quality Slicing Materials instead of Artifact Quality Treasure Hunting Materials.
  • The Defiant Relic of Devastating Vengeance MK-1 no longer fails to craft.

Cybertech

Biochem

Mission Crew Skill changes[edit | edit source]

  • Wealthy, Rich, and Bountiful are now the only result of Missions that can provide Artifact (purple) quality Crafting Materials.
  • Prosperous level Missions no longer exist. All existing prosperous Mission Schematics that are currently in Player’s possession have been converted to Wealthy Schematics.
  • All non-material specific Missions, such as lockboxes and vendor materials, now have only one result level. For example, there are no longer any Moderate or Rich Companion Gift Missions, they are simply "Companion Gift Missions."
  • Companion Gift Missions are now only available in Grade 1-5, in order to be consistent with the Companion Gift Ranks. Example, Companion Gifts of Rank 4 are only available from Grade 4 Missions
  • Companion Gift Missions no longer reward Premium (green) Quality. These Missions now reward Prototype (blue) quality, or Artifact (purple) quality on a critical result.
  • There are now Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, or Rich Material Missions for every Grade.
  • Most Mission skills now have two Missions, per Grade, per Yield. See below for a break down by Crew Skill.
  • Mission Credit costs have been standardized. Mission costs are now based on the type of Mission and its Grade.
  • A number of Missions have been moved between different Grades. A small number of Missions have been removed altogether.
  • Missions now progress in the following order as the Crew Skill is improved:
    • Moderate
    • Vendor Materials
    • Abundant
    • Companion Gifts
    • Bountiful
    • Lockboxes / Color Crystals
    • Rich
    • Wealthy

Investigation Mission Changes

  • Two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Missions per Grade
  • Three Companion Gift Missions per Grade
  • Missions have a chance to reward an armor or weapon Schematic if a critical result is achieved.

Treasure Hunting Mission Changes

  • Mostly two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Missions per Grade.
  • Three Companion Gift Missions per Grade
  • Two Lockbox Missions per Grade that reward new Lockboxes. Lockbox Missions will reward two Lockboxes when a critical result is achieved.
  • Lockboxes now always drop a small amount of Credits.
  • Lockboxes now drop a single item from the random drop tables appropriate to the Grade of the Lockbox.

Diplomacy Mission Changes

  • Mostly two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Missions per Grade.
  • Three Companion Gift Missions per Grade
  • Companion Gift Missions no longer grant Light or Dark Side points
  • Wealthy Missions no longer grant Light or Dark Side points

Underworld Trading Mission Changes

  • Mostly two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Metal Missions per Grade.
  • Mostly two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Fabric Missions per Grade.
  • Three Companion Gift Missions per Grade.

Slicing Mission Changes

  • Mostly two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Missions per Grade.
  • Two Lockbox Missions per Grade that drop new Lockboxes.
  • Lockbox Missions will reward Mission discoveries when a critical is achieved.
  • Lockboxes contain a sizable amount of Credits.

Archaeology Mission Changes

  • Mostly two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Missions per Grade.
  • One vendor Material Mission per Grade.
  • One Color Crystal Mission per Grade.

Scavenging & Bioanalysis Mission Changes

  • Mostly two Moderate, Abundant, Bountiful, and Rich Missions per Grade.
  • One vendor Material Mission per Grade.

Flashpoints + Operations[edit | edit source]

  • Nightmare Operations now drop 224 Rating items:
    • Each boss has a 5% chance to drop a 224 token
    • The final boss of each Operation has a 100% chance to drop a 224 token.
    • Operations with only 1 boss will have a 5% chance to drop a 224 token.
    • Item drops for 8-Player and 16-Player remains consistent: 1 roll for 8-Player, 2 rolls for 16-Player. This means killing the first boss of 16-Player Terror from Beyond will provide two 5% chances of getting a Rating 224 token.
  • Leaving Sakan Do'nair's room after he has been killed, but before using the hangar deck console will no longer stop the console from playing its conversation during the Boarding Party Flashpoint.

Items + Economy[edit | edit source]

  • In support of the new Relics being craftable, we wanted to ensure Relics found in Operations were still superior to crafted and Mission Relics. As such, we have changed the stat allocations of Relics found in Operations. The abilities of these Relics remain unchanged, however they now have an additional stat added on to them. DPS & Healing Relics have lost a little bit of Endurance to gain Critical Rating, and Tank Relics have lost a little bit of Mastery to gain some Shield Rating. This only affects Relics that drop from Operations or are sold on the Glowing/Radiant Data Crystal vendor with Rating 216 or higher.
  • Alliance Supply Crates no longer drop Premium Quality gifts or courting gifts.
  • An Akk Dog Customization has been added to Izzar the Jawa Junk Vendor in the Cartel Bazaar.
  • New Decorations have been added to the final boss of each Operation. They have a small chance to drop in Story Mode, a higher chance in Hard Mode, and a guaranteed drop in Nightmare Mode.
  • All Start @ 60 Equipment is now Bind on Pickup.
  • Training Sabers are now 1-handed and can be dual-wielded.
  • The following items now correctly direct you to the Alliance Vehicle Engineer instead of the Smuggled Supplies Vendor:
  • All Lockboxes rewarded from Heroics are now Bind on Pickup.

Missions + NPCs[edit | edit source]