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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey January Update: All You Need to Know

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Ubisoft is way from executed with Murderer’s Creed Odyssey and the January content material replace accompanied with a ton of enhancements and fixes proves that!

On the time of scripting this we’ve already acquired Replace 1.1.2 (launched on January 10th). It introduced new free quest “Daughters of Lalaia”, two new tiers to the Mercenary system, a brand new armor set and naval pack to the in-game retailer, Hephaistos’s Workshop, the place you possibly can study and enhance your Engravings, new Grasp Ranges, lever scaling and a bunch of fixes and enhancements.

By the top of the month we may also get the second episode of the primary paid DLC The Legacy of the First Blade – Shadow Heritage, a brand new world cyclops boss – Arges and one other armor and naval pack.

Now that I acquired your consideration, let’s do the standard and break each single new function right into a separate paragraph and speak particulars!

 

FIRST BLADE DLC – EPISODE 2: SHADOW HERITAGE


The second episode from the primary paid DLC to Murderer’s Creed Odyssey – The Legacy of the First Blade – Episode 2: Shadow Heritage, will probably be launched on January 15th.

In it you’ll examine a blockade initiated by the Order of the Ancients across the port metropolis in Achaia. You’ll uncover a gaggle of stranded residents whose lives are being threatened by a fierce naval commander, the Tempest, who’s in command of the blockade. Steal the Tempest’s prime secret weapon, assist the residents escape, and destroy the blockade as soon as and for all…together with your ship! An epic maritime battle awaits you on the Aegean Sea.

The First Episode Hunted, was added in December and provided a ton of quests, heavy concentrate on cinematic storytelling and a model new “cult” group to seek out and remove.

 

TWO NEW LOST TALES OF GREECE QUESTS


The “Daughters of Lalaia” is already out there for you to play by way of. Within the video above you possibly can take a look at my full walkthrough of it.

The primary quest from this miniseries known as “A Gathering Storm” and is obtainable within the Phokis area. You can decide it up if in case you have accomplished Chapter 5 of the primary storyline. Don’t worry, you’ll not get spoiled of future occasions in case you have not but accomplished your Odyssey to the very finish.

In Daughters of Lalaia you agree to assist the ladies of a small village and practice them, so they might not be helpless and defenseless towards assaults from marauders, thieves and *spoiler*.

Later in January one other addition to the Misplaced Tales of Greece will turn into out there – Poet’s Legacy. In it you’ll meet Greece’s most scandalous poet. Throughout this questline you’ll study that she isn’t fairly what she appears as you grow to be more and more concerned in her risqué performances.

The primary quest within the chain is known as “Praxilla’s Admirer” and also you want to be round degree 34 or larger to give you the chance to full it with out an excessive amount of wrestle. In different phrases you’d have to full Chapter 5. The search-giver is situated in Boetia.

 

TWO NEW MERCENARY TIERS


When you’ve got already climbed to the highest (Tier 1) of the Mercenary system and are bored of killing random Mercenaries for loot and… as a result of they chase and hunt you on a regular basis, worry no extra! Ubisoft added with Replace 1.1.2 two extra tiers:

  • Tier S1 – Conflict Contracts and Bounties present 35% extra XP, Drachmae and Crafting Supplies.
  • Tier S2 – Hephaistos reduces the worth of his educating by 20%.

These two new tiers turn out to be out there after you attain Tier 1.

If you need to study extra, take a look at my information on the Mercenary System.

 

DYONISOS PACK NOW AVAILABLE


Certainly one of two new packs with armor and naval goodies deliberate for January has already been launched to the in-game retailer.

The Dyonisos Character pack is on the market now. It accommodates the Sacred Bull (Phobos pores and skin), Dyonisos leopard-skin, Robes for Ritual, Veins of the Grape Vine, Wine Waistband, Climbing-Vine Greaves and Dyonisos’s Tears (daggers).

The  Athena Character and Naval Pack can be launched later in January.

 

HEPHAISTOS’S WORKSHOP


Hidden deep inside a cave within the far northern corners of the map, you will see that a particular new NPC. Hephaistos is situated within the Myson cave (verify the video above for detailed directions on how to discover him) in Malis.

Hephaistos is prepared to “sell” you any engraving of your selecting from the broad number of Engravings out there in Murderer’s Creed Odyssey. Thiswill value you Drachmae, and lots of them!

The Engravings you buy shall be as excessive tear as your character’s degree presently is. Hephaistos will even be prepared to improve your Engravings to Tier 6 and seven (once more for a heavy worth), however you will have to attain Tier 5 by yourself by way of gameplay and leveling first.

You can, in fact, Engrave your weapons right here as properly.

 

NEW LEVEL SCALING OPTIONS


Assassin's Creed Odyssey January Update - New Level Scaling Options

Gamers have been complaining lots because the launch of the sport that Murderer’s Creed Odyssey doesn’t keep true to the actual and basic RPGs with its inclusion of a system that always ranges up your opponents and matches them to your present degree.

To reply the calls for for a change, Ubisoft has determined to take a somewhat uncommon and sudden strategy. A brand new choice has been added to the menu in-game. It permits you to change between the next 4 modes:

  • Default– Content material shall be set in accordance to chosen problem degree
  • Heavy – Content material will keep at your degree.
  • Medium – Content material is round two ranges under your degree.
  • Mild – Content material is round 4 ranges under your degree.

The Degree Scaling settings are situated within the Gameplay tab within the Choices sub-menu.

This feature isn’t obtainable in Nightmare Problem Mode so as to keep that mode’s difficult nature.

 

NEW CYCLOSPS BOSS – ARGES


Assassin's Creed Odyssey January Update - Arges Cyclops Map Location

A brand new world boss is being added to the sport as properly. Arges might be discovered among the many hearth and ash of the Volcanic Islands. There’s a quick-travel icon that may lead you immediately to the situation when you uncover it. You can attain the island by sea together with your ship as properly. It’s to the east of Anaphi and north from Pephka. 

Arges can use the surroundings to his benefit. Beware, the hearth pits round you’re very actual and can burn you in the event you fall or step on them.

Arges is predicted to be added to the sport later in January. Defeating him will grant you an superior reward – the Hammer of Hephaistos.

 

ASSASSIN’S CREED ODYSSEY UPDATE 1.1.2 PATCH NOTES


Under are the complete and official Patch Notes for the January Content material Replace 1.1.2, sourced from Ubisoft’s discussion board submit.

Patch Sizes:

Xbox One: three.9 GB 
PlayStation®four: four.zero GB
PC: three.three GB

Take a look at probably the most notable modifications with 1.1.2 under. 

Warning: Please observe that these launch notes include main story spoilers. 

SUMMARY

  • Added in-game help for Episode 2 Shadow Heritage and upcoming Misplaced Tales of Greece
  • Added Degree Scaling Choice
  • Added two Mercenary Tiers and advantages
  • Added Hephaistos’s Workshop
  • Added new Mastery Ranges
  • Addressed a problem that prevented House Candy Residence from finishing
  • Myrrine will proceed to journey to her vacation spot in A Mom’s Prayer and The Paros Blockade
  • Gamers can now work together with Roxana to settle for Sparring with Roxana
  • Gamers lacking their Odyssey arc within the Quest Log after speaking to Herodotos in the course of the Serpent’s Lair will now find a way to proceed their journey
  • Addressed numerous points with Engravings not growing stats as meant
  • Addressed a problem the place the digital camera couldn’t be moved in Photograph Mode

CONTENT

Episode 2 Shadow Heritage – Legacy of the First Blade

  • Added in-game help for Shadow Heritage
  • Will probably be obtainable to obtain on January 15

Misplaced Tales of Greece

  • Added help for A Poet’s Legacy
  • Added help for A Brother’s Seduction

FEATURES & IMPROVEMENTS

NEW! – Degree Scaling Choice 
Gamers can now customise Enemy Scaling ranges (Quests, NPCs):

  • Default – Content material can be set applicable to chosen problem degree
  • Heavy – Content material stays on the participant’s degree
  • Medium – Content material can drop up to two ranges under the participant’s degree
  • Mild – Content material can drop up to 4 ranges under the participant’s degree

Warning: Please word that adjusting the Degree Scaling has an influence on the Loot degree, however not the Loot high quality.

NEW! – Hephaistos’s Workshop 
Added Hephaistos’s Workshop to the sport

  • Study  Shows all present Engravings and permits gamers to purchase any perk for a worth 
  • Improve – You can improve your gear to Engravings Tier 6 & 7. Challenges for Engravings up to Tier 5 want to be accomplished so as to improve additional
  • Engrave  You can engrave gear at Hephaistos’s Workshop
  • Situated within the Myson Cave within the Malis area
  • You can quick journey to The Ruins of Artemis location to entry the Workshop extra simply

NEW! – Further Mercenary Tiers and Advantages 

  • Added two Mercenary Tiers (S1 and S2) to the ladder
    • Unlocks as soon as gamers attain Tier 1
    • Added tutorial for brand spanking new ranks
  • Added two Mercenary advantages
    • S1: Warfare Contracts and Bounties present 35% extra rewards
    • S2: Hephaistos reduces the worth of his educating by 20%

NEW! – Further Mastery Ranges

  • Poison Impact
  • Injury after Parry
  • Injury after Dodge
  • Adrenaline on Parry
  • Injury and Well being whereas in Conquest Battles

Miscellaneous:

  • Added achievements/trophies for upcoming Misplaced Tales of Greece and Shadow Heritage
  • Misplaced Tales of Greece Quest giver icons at the moment are displayed on prime of fog on the map
  • Added zoom button indications to the world map
  • Procedural Quest NPCs can now be recruited
  • Gameplay icons will now take precedence over pictures on the map

BALANCING

  • Improved Legendary set bonuses of the Hades and Nemean gear
  • The required XP to achieve a Grasp Degree has been lowered and all progress by means of the Grasp Degree has been reset to Grasp Degree 1
    • 30 Potential factors shall be granted for all gamers that reached degree 70 earlier than this Title Replace
  • Headshots not assure important hit and base headshot injury has been elevated
  • All injury will increase from perks at the moment are additive with one another (some have been beforehand multiplicative) to scale back high-damage spikes in particular gear conditions

Bug Fixes

Hunted DLC

  • Stealth music will not play when all troopers have been defeated in a purple zone
  • Neema/Natakas will maintain to her/his phrase, strolling off after saying “See you soon” in Into the Storm
  • Addressed a problem in Mysterious Illness the place the Justice of the Peace would comply with the participant to anyplace on the map to struggle him after performing a save/load motion
  • Addressed a problem that would lead Darius to seem within the hideout even when he shouldn’t
  • Addressed a problem in Extra Questions Than Solutions that had Neema/Natakas operating to the searching grounds through the cutscene
  • Addressed numerous points in Protector of Persia that brought on completion points or prevented different quests from spawning

Fundamental Recreation

Gameplay 

  • Addressed a problem inflicting the Area to turn out to be unresponsive when accepting a Mercenary problem whereas utilizing Ikaros
  • Injury from Murderer capacity perks will now work as meant: Potential injury from perks is now appropriately added to the power injury quantity seen within the Talents menu
  • NPCs with shields can be slower to rise when the Defend Break degree three is used to provoke fight
  • Fastened a problem the place particular Enemies didn’t scale back injury taken from headshots

World 

  • Addressed numerous situations that brought about gamers to turn out to be caught or fall by means of the map
  • Addressed a problem that prevented gamers from re-entering the forge
  • Addressed a problem that prevented gamers from interacting with the temple door after quick travelling to Medusa’s Temple
  • Addressed a problem that induced Mercenaries degree to be above the extent cap (71)
  • Addressed a problem that prevented the Olouros Fortress location from being accomplished
  • Addressed a problem that prevented the Lavrio Silver Mine location from being accomplished

Quest

  • Addressed a problem that prevented House Candy House from finishing
  • Myrrine will proceed to journey to her vacation spot in A Mom’s Prayer and The Paros Blockade
  • Gamers lacking their Odyssey arc within the Quest Log after speaking to Herodotos through the Serpent’s Lair will now have the ability to proceed their journey
  • Gamers will now find a way to full We Will Rise
  • Addressed a problem that prevented Herodotos from displaying up in Perikles’s Symposium
  • Gamers can now work together with Roxana to settle for Sparring with Roxana
  • Addressed a problem in Caged and Enraged that triggered the search to fail underneath sure circumstances
  • Upon looting Pan’s Flute contained in the Cave of Pan, the Throw the Cube goal will now replace
  • Addressed a problem in The Check of Religion the place a save/load motion could lead on to points with the search development
  • Gamers’ well being will not be capped at 25% when the Falx of Olympos is provided earlier than the Pankration fights in The Contender
  • Addressed a problem in Monger Down that brought about the Monger to transfer in the direction of gamers whereas in a defeated state
  • The Spear will not go lacking after interacting with doorways and meditating in Reminiscences Awoken
  • Addressed a problem in Check of Religion that prompted NPCs not to scale on the advisable quest degree
  • If gamers purchase the spear by knocking out the Mercenary in Heavy Is the Spear, the target will now replace
  • [SPOILER] Addressed a problem the place gamers have been caught within the room after defeating Lagos in Decide, Jury, Executioner
  • Treasure will now be sellable if We’re Treasure Hunters is accomplished by knocking out the NPC
  • Obelia’s pirate ship will not be destroyed on the excessive seas by different ships in We’re Treasure Hunters
  • Though roosters rule the roost, they may now return to their preliminary positions if gamers flee like chickens from fight on the farm in Hen or Egg
  • The Physician Will See You Now will now full after gamers purchase the forceps
  • Addressed a problem that induced Ashes to Ashes to fail underneath sure circumstances
  • Addressed a problem the place the search Fool Hunt wouldn’t be acquired
  • Addressed a problem that prevented gamers from speaking to the woman in Romancing the Stone Backyard
  • Addressed a problem that prevented gamers from looting the chest to full Blood and Water
  • Addressed a problem that prevented quests from showing after ending Doing Time
  • Addressed a problem that triggered the Legendary Boar to refuse to give his pelt to gamers in Daughters of Artemis
  • If gamers learn the letter whereas in battle throughout Civil Unrest, the target will now replace
  • Mercenaries will not seem smarter than they are surely, pinpointing the situation and operating after gamers who have been beforehand in fight throughout To Kill or Not To Kill
  • Addressed a problem with the Burned Males and Damaged Skulls contract that prevented its look within the Quest Log
  • If Deianeira is killed earlier than The Fall of Damara is accepted, it’s going to now full
  • Addressed a problem creating an untrackable goal when killing Hycranos with out his quest
  • Addressed a problem that allowed gamers to kill Lagos earlier than the dialogue and spare choice is current in Decide, Jury, Executioner
  • Phoibe will not scream when hit with arrows after she’s lifeless in And the Streets Run Pink – Should present some respect for the lifeless!

Character and AI

  • Addressed a number of situations of incorrect NPC and participant spawning
  • Alektryon will not be a hen hiding within the Area – henceforth, he’ll take his true identify and place to problem you – Alektryon the Rooster awaits!
  • Whereas you should still be cautious of hugs, tamed bears have had a change of coronary heart and can now welcome your loving pets
  • Addressed a problem the place Enemy Guards wouldn’t be alerted by the participant’s arrow if shot whereas the NPC is presently trying to wake an unconscious guard – That’s why individuals get shot within the knee!
  • Mercenaries all through the map who have been despatched to the Underworld will stay with Hades – No coming again anymore!
  • Brontes will now really feel the complete pressure of sunshine and heavy weapon assaults
  • Hecate determined three torches was a tad extreme – two is good – and she or he’ll not take torches thrown into puddles
  • Addressed a problem upon reloading that triggered tamed animals to grow to be untamed after dying with gamers in fight
  • Steropes’s eye will now detect gamers standing in all areas of the battle zone
  • Ikaros will not have the opportunity to harass knocked-out targets whereas gamers are carrying them into caves or in any other case restricted areas
  • Phobos will not attempt to run away after being referred to as in case you run in the direction of her

Photograph Mode 

  • Addressed a problem the place the digital camera couldn’t be moved
  • Addressed a number of texture points when activating Photograph Mode
  • Addressed a problem in Photograph Mode the place NPCs might seem distorted
  • Digital camera-shy dolphins will not shut their mouths when gamers zoom utilizing Photograph Mode
  • [PC] Addressed a problem with W&S buttons enter in Photograph Mode that would make it troublesome to scroll by means of the presets

Adrestia and Naval 

  • Crew Pores and skin modifications will now stay saved if the participant creates and masses a save within the menu
  • Legendary Lieutenants will not be given the choice to be dismissed
  • Assets will stay intact when killing Athenians throughout Naval boarding
  • Addressed a problem with the Black Wind Ship pores and skin that would typically seem with a fallacious texture
  • The EXP Increase icon will now be seen within the Ship Storage menu

Efficiency and Stability 

  • Corrected a pill’s value of short-term freezing and stuttering situations
  • Addressed a number of situations of lengthy loading occasions
  • Improved Efficiency and Stability throughout battles, in populated areas or on the hen farm

Graphics, Animations, and Audio 

  • Addressed a number of Mercenary assault animation points
  • Addressed numerous weapon audio balancing points
  • Addressed a number of visible impact points with weapons and outfits
  • Addressed a number of digital camera points whereas utilizing particular talents
  • Addressed a number of climate, water texture, and show points
  • Addressed quite a lot of visible customization and weapon show inconsistencies
  • Addressed quite a few situations of cinematic anomalies
  • Addressed numerous situations of corrupted textures on NPCs
  • Addressed a number of incorrect animations
  • Addressed numerous points that prevented audio from enjoying in fights, pink zones, and so forth.
  • Gamers will now hear the audio cues within the Visible Customization menu
  • Addressed quite a lot of world object graphics anomalies
  • The Felucca will not attempt to dive underneath huge waves, inflicting graphical corruptions – Gotta know your limits!
  • The Poison impact will now be displayed on arrowheads
  • When upgraded, Speedy Hearth now has improved particular results
  • [PC] Addressed a problem with texture high quality on Armor, Weapons, and Spear when altering the surroundings texture element
  • Addressed a texture show concern with the servers in Layla’s loft

Consumer Interface, Menu, and Subtitles 

  • Addressed numerous UI/HUD irregularities and show anomalies
  • Addressed numerous points with Engravings not growing stats as meant
  • Addressed a number of situations of incorrect Engraving method purposes
  • Addressed numerous show points within the Detailed Stats web page
  • Addressed a number of points that triggered Mastery results to be unapplied
  • Addressed scrolls of subtitle sync and show points
  • Corrected a number of situations of incorrect armor, weapon, and merchandise textual content
  • Addressed a problem the place gamers couldn’t apply visuals from gadgets acquired prior to Patch 1.zero.5
  • Addressed a problem the place the final Mastery Degree seemingly had no impact
  • Gamers will not be proven a deceptive warning message when making an attempt to summon Phobos in restricted areas
  • Addressed a problem the place gamers might regain adrenaline through the use of a hunter capability
  • The Visible Customization system menu can not be opened for classes aside from gear and weapons
  • Addressed a problem that led the Tame and Crouch actions not to be customizable with all management schemes
  • Addressed a problem displaying mapped expertise as out there when gamers haven’t any adrenaline
  • Addressed a problem the place quick journey was grayed out and gamers have been unable to quick journey outdoors of a battle zone
  • [PC] Addressed a problem the place the display didn’t regulate after switching from Fullscreen to Windowed and again, utilizing Alt+Enter+Esc
  • [PC] Addressed a number of show points with 21:9 or 16:10 facet ratios
  • [PC] M&Okay gamers will now discover scrolling via menus a smoother expertise, very similar to taming a wolf over a bear
  • [PC] Addressed a problem the place capacity assign/unassign utilizing the mouse middle-click wouldn’t work
  • [PC] The VRAM meter will now show the right values with totally different resolutions when utilizing Borderless Mode

Ubisoft Membership, Achievements, and Trophies

  • The Ubisoft Membership problem Window Purchasing will now unlock after a participant meets the necessities
  • The achievement With out A Hint will now unlock when a participant completes the necessities
  • Addressed a problem with the Wrath of the Amazons achievement/trophy that would typically not unlock when the circumstances are met
  • Talents Acquired within the Stats web page will not seem at 1% within the endgame