Update 2.14 - Balance, Perks, Basic Crates and Premium Crates

Crates - Basic and Premium

Crate option added onto the main menu where players can unlock two new types of crates. Each crate grants different rewards and will either cost Silver Keys or Gold Keys to unlock.

  • Added Basic crates

    • Unlocked with Silver Keys
    • Unlock 3 random items ranging from:
      • 111 Badges
      • 75 Weapon Skins
      • 16 Hunter Skins
      • 12 Monster Skins
      • 44 Perks
  • Added Premium crates

    • Unlocked with Gold Keys
    • Unlock 5 random items ranging from:
      • Same items from Basic Crate (excluding Perks)
      • Higher chance for better items
      • 34 Characters
      • 22 additional Weapon Skins
      • 23 additional Hunter Skins
      • 6 additional Monster Skins

Store Drop

  • Hunters
    • Crow Valkyrie Hunter Skin
    • Crow Man Eater Hunter Skin
    • Crow Blood Eagle Hunter Skin
    • Crow Monarch Hunter Skin
    • Emet Monarch Hunter Skin
    • Maggie Blood Eagle Hunter Skin
    • Maggie Valkyrie Hunter Skin
    • Laz Valkyrie Hunter Skin
    • Quantum Caira Monarch Hunter Skin
    • Quantum Caira Valkyrie Hunter Skin
    • Hank Nighthunter Weapon Skin
    • Bucket Nighthunter Weapon Skin
  • Monsters
    • Clownfish Wraith Monster Skin
    • Carnivore Goliath Monster Skin
    • Carnivore Wraith Monster Skin
    • Jade Behemoth Monster Skin

Balance Updates

2 New Perk Sets

We’ve introduced two perk sets for Hunters and Monsters that will manipulate the healing output when these are selected.

  • New Hunter perks
    • Vigorous Healing (High)
      • Increase incoming healing by 10% | 11% | 12%
    • Improved healing (Medium)
      • Increase incoming healing by 6% | 7% | 8%
  • New Monster Perks
    • Infectious Wounds (High)
      • Melee attacks reduce healing received by -10% | -12% | -14% for 1.5 seconds
    • Aggravated Wounds (Medium)
      • Melee attacks reduce healing received by -7% | -9% | -11% for 1.5 seconds

We’ve done a pass on some of the popular Hunter perks right now bringing some down and also giving some buffs to perks we don’t feel were working in the current meta.

  • Hunter Health Regen
    • Regeneration
      • Added 0.5% | 0.75% | 1% Damage reduction
    • Enhanced Regeneration
      • Added 1% | 1.5% | 2% Damage reduction
    • Nanotech Regeneration
      • Added 2% | 2.5% |3% Damage reduction
  • Hunter Movement Speed Perks
    • Dev Insight: Walk speed is the speed you’ll move at while firing or strafing as a Hunter, if you take all 3 perks you’ll be able to walk (strafe/fire) as fast as you sprint.
    • Enhanced Celerity
      • Walk Speed increased by 18% | 20% | 22%
      • Sprint Speed increased by 3% | 4% | 5%
    • Nanotech Celerity
      • Walk Speed increased by 26% | 28% | 30%
      • Sprint Speed increased by 5% | 7% | 9%
    • Mutated Celerity
      • Walk Speed increased by 34% | 36% | 38%
      • Sprint Speed increased by 9% | 11% | 12%
  • Damage Resistance Hunter
    • Enhanced Defense
      • Damage reduction increased to 3% | 4% | 5% from 2% | 3% | 4%
    • Unbreakable Defense
      • Damage reduction increased to 5% | 6% | 7% from 4% | 5% | 6%
  • Hunter Jetpack perks
    • Agility
      • Added -7% | -10% | -12.5% Jetpack Recharge (takes longer to recharge)
    • Maximum Agility
      • Added -15% |-17.5% | -20% Jetpack Recharge (takes longer to recharge)
    • Afterburners
      • Jetpack Dodge Thrust decreased to 2.5% | 3.5% | 4% from 2.5% | 3.5% | 4.5%
    • Focused Thrusters
      • Jetpack Dodge Thrust decreased to 3% |4.5% | 5% from 3% | 4.5% | 6%

General Balance

Behemoth

  • Living Armor
    • Increased stack limit to 15 stacks from 10 stacks
  • Lava Bomb
    • Cast lockout time increased to 0.85 seconds from 0.7 seconds

Hunters

General

  • Poison damage from perks no longer reveals cloaked Hunters

Maggie and Wasteland Maggie

  • If Daisy is the only one left on the Hunter team, the round will end.
    • Daisy can’t stall time to get that last minute dropship

Lennox

  • Plasma Lance
    • Damage scaling increased to115|165|215|265 from 115|165|200|250

Quantum Caira

  • Healing fields (bubbles) increased to 11 meters from 9 meters
  • Proton Field radius is now 8 meters from 6 meters

Paladin Parnell

  • Generyst Rockets
    • Max spread reduced to 3 from 6
    • Radius to decreased 7 meters from 8.8 meters

Rogue Val

  • Chain Medgun
    • Increased healing to 75|40 from 70|40
    • Increased incap healing to 75|40 from 70|40

Caira

  • Now has 5 napalm and 5 healing grenades
    • You finally got your wish Moiser.

Battle Cabot

  • Solar Blast
    • Min explosion radius increased to 6 meters from 5
    • Max explosion radius increased to 8 meters from 7
    • Cast time decreased to 0.3 seconds from 0.5 seconds
  • Photon Cannon
    • Fire rate decreased to 180 from 200 and set to automatic
  • Orbital Concealment
    • Cast time decreased to 0.4 seconds from 0.5 seconds
    • Speed boost increased to 40%
    • Duration decreased to 6 from 8

Jack

  • Dual Pistol fire rate decreased to 360 from 400
    • You can now hold down the mouse button to fire automatically

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the AI monster would not pick up enough perks in Overpowered.
  • Post round voice chat icon will no longer overlap other options.
  • Fixed Sunny’s Shield Drone minimap icon.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing Goliath and Behemoth players to get stuck in game during high ping.
  • The bottom UI options will no longer disappear when losing connection while making a purchase in the character select screen.
  • Replaced old Behemoth ability videos on the character select with new ones.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking through the post round screen too quickly will cause the UI to overlap.
  • The class ability description will no longer overlap the purchase button when viewing character description in the store.
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