Here are the patch notes for the upcoming version 1.71 of AFK Arena.
1. Added the new Hypogean hero: Zikis – The LanguidToday's Deals on Amazon
2. Added the Bountiful Trials event for Zikis – The Languid
New Additions and Optimizations
1. Autumn has arrived! Check out the new autumnal themes in Ranhorn, the Dark Forest, and the Oak Inn!
2. Added the adventure “The Sealing Sword” to the Voyage of Wonders feature.
3. Added the adventure “Mirael's Nightmare” to the Wandering Balloon feature, which can be unlocked after completing Stage 28-20.
4. Added a new chapter to the campaign – Chapter 45 – The Blissful Castle, while also having adjusted the difficulty for certain stages of chapter 44.
5. A new Misty Valley season is about to commence.
6. Optimized the Multi-Team Battle function. Players can now switch out their heroes' gear and Artifacts on the battle preparation interface within the King's Tower.
7. Eternal Engravings Balance Adjustments & Optimizations:
- The Eternal Engravings feature will become available to Wilder heroes that reach Ascended 1 Star. After increasing a hero's Engraving level they can no longer make use of Hero Swap Scrolls.
- Fixed values of Health, Attack and Defense that are provided by The Elder Tree are increased based on the hero's Eternal Engravings bonuses.
- Optimized the special effects that are displayed after Celestial, Hypogean and Dimensional heroes reach a level of 100 on the Eternal Engravings system
8. Adjusted the content within Hero Growth Bundles by adding Elemental Shards and Elemental Cores, which can be selected as rewards. Please refer to the game for more details. The number purchase limit shall be reset when the update goes live.
9. A new Abyssal Expedition beta season shall commence. Players that have passed Stage 15-40 are eligible to enroll and participate in it. The following adjustments have been made to the Abyssal Expedition:
– A whole new map is now available. Adventurers can enter the expedition from three different positions.
– Heroes will be unable to recover Stamina for the first 4 hours after the battle phase has commenced, however, heroes that are later added to the battlefield will start with a certain quantity of initial Stamina points.
– Adjusted the attribute values of Blessed Relics and enemies on the battlefield.
– Added a Relic's Soul function that increases the power of the Blessed Relic a hero is using when the Relic's Soul is equipped.
– The 10 Honorably Enrolled Militia members with the highest Combat Ratings will become known as “Stars of Dawn”. Other members of the Militia can apply to become Star of Dawn Spectators. A Star of Dawn member may only have 1 Spectator each. Spectators are able to increase the overall rate at which their Militia's Stamina is recovered, and will also provide Star of Dawn members with additional bonuses.
– Players that casually enroll for the Vault of Time will receive additional attributes when in battle. Also, Honorably Enrolled players will receive even more rewards when their Title is raised.
– Added Militia Honors, which gives additional rewards when Titles are raised.
– This Abyssal Expedition is an experimental season, therefore the leaderboard and its related functions are temporarily unavailable.
10. Optimized Rosaline – The Kind's “Follow” function.
Hero Adjustments and Changes
1. The terminology “Increased chance of being dealt a Critical Strike” has been renamed to Reduced Crit Block Rate”. Actual effects remain unchanged.