Test Realm Down for Update 8/29/2014

The Pirate101 Test Realm has been brought offline at 2:45 pm US Central to apply an update. We anticipate the test realm will be offline for an hour.

Updates to the Test Realm are as follows:

Upkeep and Maintenance--Spiral Date 543246 (8/28/2014)

Tower of Moo Manchu
  • Modified the powers of several pieces of Moo Manchu's gear.
  • The Privateer Staff of Power weapon is now Slashy/Staffy.
  • Improved combat sounds for the generic enemies found in the Tower of Moo Manchu.
  • Added some sound effects to the outside of the Tower of Moo Manchu.
  • Changed the granted powers on rare gear to provide a more diverse mix across all levels of gear.

  • The Inoshishi Chief and Black Angus have new promotions levels available to them.
  • Jim and Bat Masterson's clothing takes on a bit more of your flag colors.
  • Fixed a bug that was allowing companions to be gifted.
  • Adjusted the pet rewards that are given from Pet Wranglin', and players will now find higher ranking snacks.
  • Removed a repetitive line of dialog in the Contest of Champions promotion quest.

Team Up and Dungeon Recall
  • Added a Tutorial Tip for the Team Up button.
  • Declining a Team invitation from Team Up will properly result in a period of “timeout.”

Talents, Powers, and Gear
  • The Loud talent should generate a bit more aggression from enemies.
  • Removed the long pause between some pets' magic and ranged attacks and the resulting damage or effect.
  • Incapacitated players can no longer be used to activate targeted AOEs.
  • The Bone Drake pet is now influenced by Baron Samedi's Battle Standard.
  • Removed the Scent power from Fin's Goggles.
  • The Dizzy stars animation now persists if a target is stunned.
  • Added more sound to all player combat animations.

Other Miscellaneous Changes
  • Added a new Duck of Death Puppet Show, which players will encounter during the quest, The Enemy Revealed.
  • Players no longer receive the message "You have been defeated" after being defeated in pvp combat and zoning.
  • Fixed a bug with the bonfires on all Aquila ships so they travel with the ship correctly.
  • Fixed a bug with the Friend Finder.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing Sato to not use his Escape Artist ability correctly.
  • Pickman now disappears after you lead him out of Miranda.
  • Voice over and text mismatch during the quest, “Captain Blood's Treasure.”
  • Boochbeard correctly states your pet graduates to a "baby" (not a "teen") after hatching.

*One-Eyed Jack, Your Pirate101 Community Manager*