Grim Dawn

Grim Daybreak – Patch V. Launches November Sixteenth, Overhauls Loot Tables, Degree Scaling and Extra

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Grim Dawn

Crate Video games’ Grim Daybreak continues to obtain help with a brand new growth, Fangs of Asterkarn, launching in 2024. Earlier than that, followers can sit up for patch v., which overhauls the loot, degree scaling, development and extra. It even provides a devoted button for evading assaults.

When taking part in by way of the sport on Regular, most areas will now scale as much as 100 degree, whereas Elite problem scales as much as the identical in all of them. Overhauled loot tables imply 30 to 60 p.c fewer objects however considerably elevated loot high quality and Iron Bits.

Well being and Power Potions are additionally gone, thus saving house in a single’s stock, and now exist as baseline abilities with devoted buttons. Toggled buffs are actually mechanically enabled and don’t should be on the Ability Bar. You too can flip off a buff’s visuals for higher visible readability (or to see your armor higher).

Different accessibility options embody turning off the day/evening cycle and fog and enabling timers for ability cooldowns. Try a number of the patch notes beneath and full notes here, which embody stability adjustments for the totally different Lessons.

V1.2.0.0 Patch Notes

[Major New Features]

  • Now you can play the whole lot of the sport as much as the extent cap on the problem that’s gratifying to you. To help this, degree scaling has been up to date on Regular and Elite problem. Many areas on Regular now scale as much as degree 100. Elite problem now scales as much as degree 100 in all areas. Loot high quality and expertise positive aspects stay greater on greater difficulties.
  • Defeating the Loghorrean on Regular/Veteran problem now unlocks Elite and Final problem for that character (word: this problem unlock just isn’t retroactive). Gamers can proceed to the problem they really feel most prepared for.
  • Finishing a quest that grants Ability or Attribute factors on a better problem (Elite or Final) will now reward you the Ability and Attribute factors from the decrease difficulties as effectively (ex. finishing Kasparov’s Pocket Portal on Final may also grant ability factors from the Regular/Elite problem quests should you skipped them).
  • All loot tables have been overhauled with 30-60% much less objects dropping. To compensate, loot high quality and iron bits drops have been considerably elevated.
  • All Bosses now have a 100% probability to drop their (non-legendary) Monster Infrequents.
  • A brand new base Evade ability has been added, sure to Spacebar by default. Evade interrupts every other motion to right away sprint within the desired route and affords a quick invulnerability window (iframes). Pause now defaults to P and the Social gathering window to Okay. Present gamers might want to set a keybind or reset their keybinds as a way to benefit from this. Keybinds have been reset for Xbox gamers to accomodate this addition.
  • Well being and Power Potions have been faraway from the sport. The character now has potion abilities baseline and doesn’t must preserve them of their stock. Devoted potion buttons have been added to the Quickbar.
  • Toggled buffs are actually mechanically toggled on and not have to be on the ability bar (word: in case your character at the moment has two unique abilities realized, the one with extra factors invested takes precedence).
  • Now you can disable visuals for toggled buffs within the sport choices to enhance visible readability in your character and to point out off all that gear.
  • New visuals have been added to provide you with a warning to Legendary, Monster Rare, Double Uncommon and Double Uncommon Monster Rare drops. Monster Infrequents are actually marked by an icon to separate them from customary Uncommon objects.
  • Monster Well being Bar choices have been improved. Now you can toggle thicker well being bars and show % values for monster well being.
  • Monster Well being Bar can now be toggled to additionally show all debuffs utilized to the goal monster.
  • The Nullification mechanic (ex. Arcane heroes) has been overhauled. It now purges all non permanent buffs and Disables toggled buffs for five seconds. No extra fumbling by way of your ability bars to show auras again on.
  • New Accessibility Function: Disable Day-Evening Cycle. By enabling this, the sport will likely be perpetually set to midday.
  • New Accessibility Function: Disable Fog. If you don’t want to see the ambient fog, you possibly can disable it within the video choices.
  • New Accessibility Function: Cooldown Counters. Allow this to see a numeric countdown in your abilities on the quickbar.
  • New Accessibility Function: Auto-Choose Up Radius can now be elevated or lowered from its default setting.
  • A brand new keybind has been added to cover the Consumer Interface for taking screenshots. Present gamers might want to set a keybind or reset their keybinds as a way to benefit from this.

[Shattered Realm]

  • The exit portal mechanic has been overhauled for non-boss shards. Every participant now receives their very own private portal at their present location that can take them out of the shard and into the subsequent one.
  • A brand new Everlasting Waystone has been added that may take you as much as Shard 90 with rewards. Present
  • Deathly Waystones and blueprint have been transformed to this waystone. A brand new Deathly Waystone is accessible upon beating Shard 95 or greater, however any beforehand unlocked shards are retained.
  • Shrines have been redesigned with highly effective new, however non permanent blessings, all of which increase your Most Motion Pace for his or her period. These blessings not carry any penalties. Shrine choices have been up to date.
  • Elevated drop probability of Shattered Souls from champion enemies.
  • Elevated monster % Crit harm by 10% on Final problem.
  • Elevated monster Well being scaling on Regular and Elite difficulties, notably at shards 60+.
  • Decreased monster Bodily harm on Elite and Final difficulties, notably at shards 60+.
  • Monster % Heal results are actually lowered within the Shattered Realm.
  • The “A Achieved Deal” achievement now requires you to work together with every of the Shattered Realm’s shrines at the very least as soon as, slightly than having all 5 results lively on the identical time.
  • The Bonebleach particular map has been disabled. It could return sooner or later after some a lot wanted upkeep.
  • Decreased Bodily harm executed by traps.


  • Decreased the variety of non-boss monsters spawned within the Crucible.
  • Waves 150-170 now have 6 mutators as a optimistic participant mutator is now at all times rolled for the fifth mutator.
  • Elevated monster % Crit harm by 5% on Gladiator problem
  • Monster % Heal results are actually lowered within the Crucible.
  • Decreased Tribute penalty for failing the occasion, notably if failing after utilizing a checkpoint.
  • The Tribute cap has been elevated to 150.
  • Spawn areas not grant a motion velocity buff to monsters.
  • Nullification has been re-enabled within the Crucible, at a lowered period. Loxmere Nightmage’s nullification stays disabled as it’s an prompt impact that can’t be dodged.
  • Monsters now deal much less Bodily harm within the Crucible on Gladiator problem.
  • Elevated % Bodily Resist granted by the Blessing of Ulo to 10%.
  • Deathchill Beacons now forged Chilling Surge extra ceaselessly.
  • Inferno Beacons now forged Firestorm extra ceaselessly.
  • Stonewall Banners now forged Heal extra ceaselessly.
  • Vanguard Banners now forged Frenzy extra ceaselessly and the Frenzy impact additionally grants % Max Assault/Solid Pace bonuses.


  • The world map dimension restrict has been elevated from 2gb to 4gb. This could dramatically enhance the scale of mod maps you possibly can create, however remember that Crate will likely be utilizing up a few of that new house should you plan on modding the marketing campaign map.
  • The console now logs lua errors in customized video games.
  • Faction Slots have been expanded to 40. Word that Crate will likely be utilizing these up by way of 18 within the close to future, who can say past that. So plan accordingly!
  • Ability Modifier slots on objects have been elevated to six.
  • Localization has been built-in into the sport information. You possibly can alter localizations inside your mods by overwriting and updating these information.
  • Added bool Merchandise.IsType(object id) for checking if an entity is an merchandise inside Lua features.
  • A brand new pet modifier template has been added that may override all 4 of the Elevate Skeleton pet arrays.


  • Mounted a problem the place the Arcane Bomb celestial energy was not refreshing if reapplied.
  • Mounted some points with assigning celestial powers to motion abilities granted by Increase Runes.
  • Mounted a problem the place placing ability factors in a modifier that grants pet bonuses wouldn’t refresh till the flexibility was recast.
  • Mounted a problem the place refreshing Lure and Freeze crowd management results would ignore their respective resistances and be utilized at full period.


  • Rock textures have been modernized throughout the sport, notably within the base sport areas.


  • Difficulties have been rebalanced to account for the flexibility to play as much as degree 100 on all difficulties. Regular problem is somewhat tougher as you method degree 100 in all sport modes to easy out the transition to greater difficulties, whereas Elite and Final difficulties are actually simpler at degree 1-50 for brand spanking new characters utilizing Deserves.
  • Now you can choose your required Most important Menu theme within the sport choices.
  • A brand new Monster mechanic has been added: Sundered. Many bosses can now Sunder your defenses, inflicting you to take X% further harm for Y seconds. A number of situations of Sundered don’t stack, solely the strongest impact is lively.
  • All mutators not have adverse results. Many mutators have been redesigned. Monster mutators that granted resistances not achieve this. Constructive participant mutators are actually at all times rolled for the 2nd and fifth mutators.
  • Problem areas have had their loot high quality and problem elevated.
  • Decreased the minimal probability to hit to 55%, from 60%, that is an oblique buff to Defensive Skill stacking.
  • Hero Monster Archetypes (ex. Burning/Swift/and so on) have had their particular skills up to date/buffed. Probably the most harmful hero archetypes now have extra distinguished visuals to tell apart their presence.
  • Bounty Hero monsters that use a Hero Archetype now appropriately embody their archetype of their identify.
  • Many vanilla Grim Daybreak monsters have acquired a bump to their varied skills to deliver them on top of things to fashionable requirements.
  • Stun, Freeze, and Petrify results have been faraway from most traditional (non-hero/boss) monster skills.
  • Elevated the Well being of most bosses at low ranges. This alteration has a minimal influence on endgame boss well being apart from some vanilla bosses that had underpowered well being swimming pools in comparison with their growth counterparts. This alteration doesn’t apply to the Crucible.
  • Decreased Monster Bleeding Resistance on Elite and Final difficulties by 3% and 4%, respectively.
  • Decreased Monster Vitality Resistance on Elite and Final difficulties by 4% and eight%, respectively.
  • Monster auras not grant % Harm Absorption except it’s their specific function to be a defensive aura (ex. Defender heroes, Outlaw Skirmishers). This may forestall situations the place overlapping auras could make monsters unusually tanky. Some auras had their different bonuses buffed to compensate.
  • Monster skills not apply % Resist Discount and flat Resist Discount. Distinctive monster debuffs that lowered resists proceed to take action.
  • Many Monster particular assaults, notably melee and breath assaults, now cease monitoring the participant’s motion previous a sure level, making it simpler to evade these assaults.
  • Many Monster particular assaults, notably people who apply Sunder, have had their animation speeds lowered.
  • Monsters with cost skills are actually slower when charging and have a finite pursue vary.
    Elevated Monster % Life Leech Resist. This makes % Assault harm Transformed to Well being much less efficient. On Final problem, that is roughly a 30% discount in opposition to a median boss.
  • Defensive/therapeutic skills and Constellations have acquired a buff to compensate for this modification.
    % Harm Discount debuff impact not reduces the depth of different debuffs (ex. lowering how a lot % Sluggish a monster’s assault applies). This was already the case for the brand new Sunder mechanic and is now constant for older debuffs.
  • Mirrored debuff results (ex. Sunder, % Harm Discount, and so on.) are actually utilized at as much as 30% depth.
  • Wendigo-type monsters have had their zoomies reined in and not method you on the velocity of sound.
  • Monster well being now scales extra appropriately in Multiplayer. Mutators that have an effect on monster well being are actually extra clear as to how a lot % Well being they supply.
  • Eliminated Protection in opposition to pets from Celestial bosses.
  • Tripled the speed of infamy achieve with the Outcast faction when selecting to be hostile.
  • Doubled the speed of fame/infamy gained with Kymon’s Chosen and the Order of Demise’s Vigil.
  • Pets now default to an Aggressive stance slightly than the Regular stance. This setting can nonetheless be toggled on a pet by pet foundation as desired.
  • Elevated drop fee of Manticore Eyes from hero and boss monsters and their corrupted counterparts.
  • Leap and Chargethrough (ex. Vire’s May) sort assaults can now be sure to Left-Click on.
  • Ability tooltips within the Ability Tree Window now show detailed ability level funding information (what number of factors the mastery + how factors from objects). There may be now additionally an overcap warning in case your ability exceeds the final word ability level cap.
  • Extra attributes have been added to the character sheet, primarily % Replicate Resistance and extra Pet Attributes.