News Archive

2.0.4c Patch Notes and Deployment!

Oct 21, 2015 9:52:40 PM
We've just deployed the 2.0.4c Patch! It contains significant improvements to server performance, bandwidth usage, lockstep stuttering and disconnections and other bug fixes. Read More.

Build of the Week: Ludvator's Elemental Wand Totem Crit Blast

Oct 20, 2015 10:52:35 PM
This week's episode showcases a level 83 Shadow in the Standard League that shatters high-level enemies using a pair of ranged attack totems.The character uses the Mantra of Flames jewel to gain damage from its buffs.Read More.

Upcoming Divination Cards: Voltaxic Rift, Drillneck and more!

Oct 19, 2015 9:43:37 PM
We've prepared another batch of Divination cards for your viewing! This lot of cards includes a corrupted Voltaxic Rift, Drillneck, Surgeon's Flask and more! We expect these cards to be released with the 2.0.5 patch late next week. Read More.

Development Manifesto: Enhancing Poison

Oct 18, 2015 10:04:31 PM
Rory has written a manifesto post that discusses planned changes to the mechanics of poison and introduce tools to let dexterity-aligned attack characters use and specialize in poison without having to use daggers or a limited set of unique items. Read More.

One-month Flashback Events: Progress and Feedback

Oct 15, 2015 9:00:32 PM
Today we deployed the 2.0.4b Patch - here are the patch notes. In other news, we've put together some progress statistics for how the Flashback events are going. We're also interested in hearing your feedback on the recent map changes! Read More.

2.0.4b Patch Notes

Oct 14, 2015 11:43:12 PM
Tomorrow we plan to deploy the 2.0.4.b patch. This patch includes some minor performance improvements and eight new Divination Cards. For more information, check the patch notes. Read More.

Build of the Week: Cast When Damage Taken - Extreme Edition

Oct 13, 2015 9:24:42 PM
This week's episode showcases a level 86 Shadow in the Standard League that obliterates the contents of high tier maps despite having no active skills. Instead, it triggers its many skills by taking damage from drinking the Doedre’s Elixir unique flask. Read More.

Community Showcase - Jack in the Box, Brutus vs the Ranger and more!

Oct 12, 2015 8:42:47 PM
We've rounded up a selection of of community submitted content to share with you all. This week includes two fan-made videos, fan art, a poem and a solemnly-themed town hideout! Read More.

State of Exile Community Podcast - Episode 40 - Featuring Developers Chris and Carl

Oct 11, 2015 9:53:48 PM
Chris and Carl appeared as guests on the State of Exile podcast this week to discuss the future of racing and upcoming changes to the game. The discussion covers topics including racing, divination cards, challenge league design and trading. Read More.

Development Manifesto: Challenge League Post-mortems

Oct 8, 2015 10:12:44 PM
We have posted a Development Manifesto article about the design of challenge leagues. It describes what we learnt from each of the previous 12 challenge leagues, as well as some notes about what we'll be changing for the next pair. Read More.

Build of the Week: Asta's "Lioneye's Archery" Build!

Oct 7, 2015 11:00:57 PM
This week’s episode showcases a level 95 Tornado Shot Duelist that was originally created in the Tempest League. It was designed to shrug off incoming damage through massive of amounts of armour. The key to this build is the Lioneye’s Fall unique Jewel, which converts nearby melee passive skills into bow ones. Read More.

Divination Cards - The Cartographer, The Lich, The Hunter's Reward and More!

Oct 6, 2015 10:33:21 PM
We have 8 new Divination Cards that we are ready to share with you! While we don't currently have a firm date for their release, we're expecting to include them in the 2.0.4c patch. If you'd like to create your own Divination Card, check out the Highgate Pack. Read More.

Check out our Hideout Compilation Video!

Oct 5, 2015 11:40:18 PM
We received an overload of awesome hideout submissions in our recent competition. We've created a compilation video to share some of these hideouts with you. Read More.

Flashback Events: Challenges Completed So Far

Oct 4, 2015 8:21:28 PM
The One-month Flashback Events started on the weekend and have been running for two days so far. Completing challenges in these events awards you with pieces of the Golden Seraph Armour Set. Today's news post is a breakdown of how the community is going with regards to these goals after two days. Read More.

Weekend Stash Tab Bundle Sales!

Oct 3, 2015 3:26:06 AM
We're running a sale on Stash Tabs! For the first 24 hours (Saturday, PST), we've discounted Premium Stash Tab Bundles by 17.5%. On Sunday, Regular Stash Tab Bundles are discounted by 26.6%. Thanks again for the generous support! Read More.

2.0.4 Patch Deployment and Other News!

Oct 1, 2015 10:08:00 PM
We've just deployed the 2.0.4 Update. This update included 12 Divination Cards from a previous news post and we've added one more. The Warbands and Tempest leagues have ended and the One-month Events start tomorrow! We have a list of those who won T-shirts for being the first 50 players in Warbands and Tempest leagues to complete the challenges. Read More.

Hideout Competition Winners!

Sep 30, 2015 11:07:32 PM
Our hideout competition ended yesterday. We received almost 200 submissions and the results have been amazing! We've had to increase our prize pool so that we can show appreciation for so many great hideouts. Read More.

2.0.4 Patch Notes and What Happens When the Challenge Leagues End!

Sep 29, 2015 10:55:44 PM
2.0.4 Patch Notes and What Happens When the Challenge Leagues End! The Warbands and Tempest leagues end on Friday afternoon. At this time, we'll take the realm down to migrate people's characters and hideouts to Standard and Hardcore. At this time we'll also deploy the 2.0.4 update. Check out the patch notes! Read More.

Build of the Week: Dariidar's Blink/Mirror Arrow Summoner

Sep 29, 2015 12:37:12 AM
This week's episode features a level 91 Scion in the Warbands League that managed to clear the Hall of Grandmasters using Blink and Mirror Arrow. These two skills are traditionally used for movement and distraction, but in the hands of a summoner (rather than a traditional archer) the clones they generate become powerful damage dealers in their own right. Read More.

Hideout Competition, One-month Events, Leagues and Race Season Ending!

Sep 27, 2015 7:49:56 PM
There's a lot happening in the world of Wraeclast this week! Today's news post is just a simple reminder of things to remember over the next few days! Read More.