Archive for May, 2011
If you missed the most recent patch then you missed some key updates for Rift PvP. A number of changes were put in place around Rogue abilities and interacting with warfront objectives. Another set of key changes revolves around the capture times for Codex objectives as well as its spawn point (to reduce the ease of spawn camping). Port Scion also received a similar update for the bridge capture point. All in all some good changes, the full list of updates can be found of the official Rift forums under RIFT Update 1.2.1, or by following the link below…
Today we have another submission of Rift PvP videos. This Rift PvP’er has dozens upon dozens of PvP videos with various classes at various levels. Very unique channel with lots of PvP, check out LordXenuSaves youtube channel and the video below. Post updated with a better video!
Check out the latest video submission from our friends at Fist of the Empire. The video features world RvR with an FoE raid group vs. what appears to be multiple enemy raid groups. Good stuff!
We have created a new page today that will contain all the PvP gear merchants and the gear they sell. This is the gear you can buy using your Favor earned from RvR and PvP activities in Rift. The PvP Gear Reference Guide will cover all the Prestige Rank gear merchants as well as the merchants that sell the warfront faction based gear. Currently the page has a couple of the merchants and their gear listed while we work on finishing up the others, enjoy!
This weekend I found a PvP video on squee0015′s youtube channel. It features a PvP spec’d warrior in the 20-29 bracket of the Codex warfront. The cool thing about this video is the annotations throughout that gives tips and tricks and covers what exactly is going on. If you are unsure of how some warrior abilities work, or how the Codex warfront works, this video should help you figure those things out!
It’s Friday the 13th Weekend Warriors Media! Submit your stuff or I will find you on youtube! Hit us up on twitter @riftrvr, or submit a link to us if you would like your video featured on our front page.
To begin the weekend I came across a very well done lowbie bracket Black Garden video. The video showcases low level Marksman performance and has excellent commentary to explain the tactics and abilities used. Check out Taugrim’s youtube channel for more from this guy!
A few more key PvP changes are showing up in the PTS 1.2 Patch Notes Addition #3. The crowd control immunity continues to be modified and I imagine this might not be the last change. A few other items are showing up that I am sure PvP’ers will like to see. We have highlighted some of those below, follow the links for the full notes.
- Decreased the PvP movement/control effect immunity timer to 24 seconds, down from 30, for additional testing.
- Channeled abilities will no longer interrupt themselves, or be interrupted by attempts to use another ability that fail. If queuing is enabled, they will be queued for next cast. Otherwise, the second use while the channel is under way will be ignored. This is a server-side queue and not impacted by client lag.