Patch 2.4.1

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Patch 2.4.1
Release Date 15 October 2013

Patch chronology


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Patch 2.4.0b Patch 2.4.1a

External links


2.4.1 on swtor.com

General[edit | edit source]

  • Priority Transport Terminals on the Republic Fleet have been adjusted and no longer fail to transport players in some instances.
  • The "Area Loot" Preference now functions as intended when looting mission items while in a group.
  • Made adjustments to improve the user experience for Email Validation:
    • Players can now play to level 20 before email address validation is required for the account.
    • Players are now able to validate an email address from within the game client.

Bounty Contract Week[edit | edit source]

Cartel Market[edit | edit source]

New Items[edit | edit source]

  • New Bounty Pack: The Tracker's Bounty Pack!
    • The Tracker's Bounty Pack items can now be previewed in Collections.
    • The Tracker's Bounty Pack will be available on October 21! Cost: 320 Cartel Coins
    • Hypercrates containing 24 Tracker's Bounty Packs will be available on October 21. (Discounted by 10% for a limited time!) Cost: 6,912 Cartel Coins

Upcoming Embargos[edit | edit source]

Bug Fixes[edit | edit source]

  • The description for "Rename: Character Name" has been updated to clarify the item's use and behavior.
  • The Cartel Rarity is no longer incorrect for several Shipment 1 weapons.
  • The channel duration of the Life Day Orb is now 15 seconds, bringing it in line with other Rest & Recharge items.

Collections[edit | edit source]

Companion Characters[edit | edit source]

Flashpoints and Operations[edit | edit source]

Group Finder[edit | edit source]

  • Group leaders are now be able to queue for an additional replacement if a second member is lost while the group is already in the queue to backfill a slot.
  • Groups containing 8 members will now be put into the same Operation instance when traveling.
  • Traveling to an Operation now functions properly while in a group where any members have lockouts for the bosses:
    • Players are no longer taken to their previous location rather than being taken into the Operation in some instances.
    • Players no longer incorrectly see an error indicating their progress is farther along than the instance progress in some instances.
  • Mission rewards, travel, and queuing now function properly for players who use Group Finder actions while in a group with a disconnected member.

Flashpoints[edit | edit source]

Maelstrom Prison

  • Using the spacebar to skip the opening cinematic no longer causes players to become stuck in place and unable to move or use any UI elements.

Czerka Corporate Labs

  • The Kolto Tank now shows the proper texture during the encounter with Rasmus Blys.

Operations[edit | edit source]

Dread Fortress

Corruptor Zero

  • In Hard Mode, Corruptor Zero's "Concussion Mine" ability now fires at the proper intervals, and there is less of an increase in damage dealt by additional stacks of the ability.

Gate Commander Draxus

  • The "Corrosive Grenade" debuff applied by Gate Commander Draxus can now be removed by any ability that removes negative effects.
  • Gate Commander Draxus' "Emergency Shield" is now be visible in Hard Mode.
  • Guardians of the Fortress will now deal the correct damage and have the correct amount of health in 8-Person Story Mode.
  • Maintaining crowd control abilities on enemies while Gate Commander Draxus has Escaped no longer causes him to become invulnerable for a short time upon returning.

Dread Master Brontes

  • Dread Master Brontes no longer fails to properly transition into her Overcharge Beam phase in some instances.
  • Players are no longer able to taunt Dread Master Brontes during the transition to her Overcharge Beam phase.
  • The damage dealt and amount of health for The Fingers of Brontes are now correct in 8-Player Hard Mode and 16-Player Story Mode.
  • Added a description to the "Enraged" buff.
  • Names and descriptions throughout the encounter are now present in French or German.

Dread Palace

Dread Master Raptus

  • Players are no longer able to get to an area and avoid Dread Master Raptus' Spinning Attack phase.
  • Cursed Captive now deals the correct amount of damage when only a single player is present for the Tank Challenge in 8-Player and 16-Player Hard Mode.

Dread Master Calphayus

  • The encounter with Dread Master Calphayus will now progress properly after a failed attempt.

Final Encounter

  • During the final encounter, all bosses will remain on the platform for the duration of the battle and they will always return to their thrones as intended.
  • Dreadmaster Calphayus' crystals now respawn after a group fails the final encounter.

Items and Economy[edit | edit source]

  • All Relics of Reactive Warding now absorb the correct amount of damage on use.
  • Players can now use Alt + Right Click to equip gear to a summoned Companion Character.
  • Added a level 10 requirement to use a Mercenary Contract, preventing accidental consumption by ineligible characters.
  • Firebrand PvP gear now displays proper textures.
  • Items obtained from Jumpstart and Preferred Friends bundles are now bind on pickup.
  • The Recovered Hero Armor set pieces now have the proper item type in their description instead of all being labeled as Chestpiece.
  • Mira's Headband now displays properly when worn by female characters with Body Type 1.

Legacy[edit | edit source]

Missions and NPCs[edit | edit source]

Missions[edit | edit source]

General

  • Mission objects no longer become unusable in rare cases after players enter the phase of a group member who is on a different mission step.

Class Missions

Jedi Consular

Sith Warrior

Imperial Agent

Trooper

  • A Little R&R: Troopers are now held to their commitments to Sgt. Jaxo on their honor as an officer, and this mission is no longer listed as Optional.

Bounty Hunter

Daily Area Missions

CZ-198

  • Destroying ZX-10 Droids now provides group members credit only if they are in the area of the kill.

Oricon

  • Clipping Wings (Republic)/The Darkening Stars (Imperial)/[DAILY] Preemptive Strike: Players no longer fall through shuttles when they respawn.
  • Dread Roots (Republic/Imperial): Group members now receive the proper number of Dread Roots when another member digs up the final root. Note: This mission has been reset.

World Missions

Makeb

  • The Observer: Players will no long hover in front of the Observer battle ship when jumping off the front.
  • The Monstrous Mesa of Solida Hesk (Imperial): Players are no longer able use unintended entrances into the mission phase.

NPCs[edit | edit source]

  • PvP Guards throughout the galaxy have received additional training and are now level 55.
  • Repaired a glitch in NR-02's programming to help him remember which ship he's on when contacting players in the Black Talon Flashpoint.
  • Added music to accompany the encounter with the Bothrium Beast on Oricon.
  • Imperial players who dare to encounter Dread Commander Selgh Kap'gohe on Oricon are no longer able to prevent themselves from taking damage while defeating him.
  • Cartel Combat Specialists on Makeb no longer disguise themselves as friendly rather than enemies in some cases.

PvP[edit | edit source]

Warzones[edit | edit source]

General

  • Players are no longer able to initiate a vote to kick teammates before the Warzone match has begun.

Arenas

  • Medals are no longer granted for healing players before the match begins.

Corellia Square

  • Removed an improper cover point that could prevent Smugglers and Imperial Agents from being damaged by melee Classes.
  • Players are no longer able to climb the fountain and give themselves an advantage in combat.

Orbital Station

  • Players are no longer able to climb on top of one of the overhead pipes to give themselves an advantage in combat.

UI[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  • The Interface Editor has been updated to add the following options for the Focus Target Window:
    • Show information text
    • Flip the display horizontally
    • Adjust buff and debuff icon sizes
  • Increased the default size of the Focus Target Window. The window remains scalable via the Interface Editor.
  • The Galaxy Map description for CZ-198 now correctly lists it as a moon.
  • The chat window now displays a message when players use the "Flourish" emote, and it is now available from the Emote pull down menu.

Codex[edit | edit source]

  • The scrollbar for lengthy Codex entries will now be sized correctly such that all information is able to be read.
  • Information corruption to the Galactic Codex system caused by Hutt Cartel slicers has been corrected, and certain Empire-only or Republic-only Codex entries regarding the planet of Makeb are no longer displayed as available to everyone.
  • Guests (or invaders) of the Three Families Palace may now earn the Lore Codex entry for "The Three Families" which tells of their history and role on Quesh's mining operations.
  • Citizens of the Empire have discovered new information on Taris that will allow players to earn the "Rakghoul Disease" Lore Codex entry.
  • After a generous donation, the Tourism Cartel of Tatooine is able to provide visitors to Mos Ila Spaceport and Anchorhead Spaceport with information that will allow players to earn the "History of Tatooine" Lore Codex entry.

Miscellaneous Bug Fixes[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  • Ships now function correctly for players who board by any means other than directly entering their Class hangar (i.e. Priority Transport Terminal or Legacy Perk) after traveling on a groupmate's ship.
  • Completed genetic modification treatment on all Varactyl Mounts such that their footsteps now sound like creatures rather than humanoids.
  • Added additional security features to the Imperial Dorn Base on Hoth to prevent Republic infiltration.
  • Made several corrections to art across CZ-198, including the Flashpoints.
  • Players validating their email address on the Character Select screen can now use the "Enter" key to submit.
  • Updated various taxi paths on Voss to reduce display issues while players are riding a taxi.

Oricon[edit | edit source]