“Autumn Sports Festival” AC Scratch & September 25 Update Summary

September 25, 2013 · 0 comments

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A new fun-filled AC Scratch – “Autumn Sports Festival” – is now available with the September 25, 2013 PSO2 update!

Plus, we take a look at a summary of updates that took place today, including:

  • New FUN Scratch Items,
  • New Episode 2 (Chapter 3) Story Quest,
  • New Extreme Quest: Ruins & Sea King,
  • New Team Room Location & “Team Bulletin Board”,
  • New Player Reward Campaigns,
  • Emergency Quest & Boost Event Summary

Read on for full details…

Autumn Sports Festival 「オータムスポーツフェスティバル」 AC Scratch

Autumn Sports Festival 「オータムスポーツフェスティバル」 AC Scratch

Available Until: October 23, 2013 (11:00 JPT)

It’s exercise time!  Stretch your legs and perfect your fighting moves with all new exercise costumes!

Sweat it out in Arks Jersey 「アークスジャージー」 uniforms or the kawaii Exercise Bulma 「エクササイズブルマ」.  Plus, there’s also new outfits from the Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity game, including the Angel Perfume 「エンゼルパフューム」, Punish Jacket 「パニッシュジャケット」, Alice Reaper Series 「アリスリーパー・シリーズ」 and Divine K Series 「ディバインK・シリーズ」!

Here’s some of the items you can get from the “Autumn Sports Festival” 「オータムスポーツフェスティバル」 AC Scratch:

Costume & Parts

Exercise Bulma | エクササイズブルマ

Exercise Bulma | エクササイズブルマ

Exercise Bulma | エクササイズブルマ (Costume: Female All)

Arks Jersey F | アークスジャージーF

Arks Jersey F | アークスジャージーF

Arks Jersey F | アークスジャージーF (Costume: Female All)

Arks Jersey M | アークスジャージーM

Arks Jersey M | アークスジャージーM

Arks Jersey M | アークスジャージーM (Costume: Male All)

Angel Perfume | エンゼルパフューム

Angel Perfume | エンゼルパフューム

Angel Perfume | エンゼルパフューム (Costume: Female, Except Cast)

Punish Jacket | パニッシュジャケット

Punish Jacket | パニッシュジャケット

Punish Jacket | パニッシュジャケット (Costume: Male, Except Cast)

Alice Reaper Series | アリスリーパー・シリーズ

Alice Reaper Series | アリスリーパー・シリーズ

Alice Reaper Series | アリスリーパー・シリーズ (Cast Parts: Female)

  • Alice Reaper Body | アリスリーパー・ボディ
  • Alice Reaper Arm | アリスリーパー・アーム
  • Alice Reaper Leg | アリスリーパー・レッグ

Divine K Series | ディバインK・シリーズ

Divine K Series | ディバインK・シリーズ

Divine K Series | ディバインK・シリーズ (Cast Parts: Male)

  • Divine K Body | ディバインK・ボディ
  • Divine K Arm | ディバインK・アーム
  • Divine K Leg | ディバインK・レッグ

Hairstyle & Head Parts

Perfume Twin Up | パフュームツインアップ

Perfume Twin Up | パフュームツインアップ

Perfume Twin Up | パフュームツインアップ (Hairstyle: Female)

Alice Blade | アリスブレイド

Alice Blade | アリスブレイド

Alice Blade | アリスブレイド (Hairstyle: Female)

Divine K Head | ディバインK・ヘッド

Divine K Head | ディバインK・ヘッド

Divine K Head | ディバインK・ヘッド (Head Part: Male)

Accessories

Perfume Incom | パフュームインカム

Perfume Incom | パフュームインカム

Perfume Incom | パフュームインカム

Perfume Wing | パフュームウィング

Perfume Wing | パフュームウィング

Perfume Wing | パフュームウィング

Alice Head Gear | アリスヘッドギア

Alice Head Gear | アリスヘッドギア

Alice Head Gear | アリスヘッドギア

Cyber Headphone | サイバーヘッドフォン

Cyber Headphone | サイバーヘッドフォン

Cyber Headphone | サイバーヘッドフォン

Mofu Mofu Cat Ears | もふもふネコ耳

Mofu Mofu Cat Ears | もふもふネコ耳

Mofu Mofu Cat Ears | もふもふネコ耳

Sealed True Eye | 封印されし真眼

Sealed True Eye | 封印されし真眼

Sealed True Eye | 封印されし真眼

Weapon Camouflage

Ramedo The Libra | *ラメド・ザ・リブラ

Ramedo The Libra | *ラメド・ザ・リブラ

Ramedo The Libra | *ラメド・ザ・リブラ (Double Saber)

*Above is only a portion of items.

New FUN Scratch Items

Hairstyle

Casual Hanging Twin

Casual Hanging Twin | カジュアルたれツイン

Casual Hanging Twin | カジュアルたれツイン (Female)

Makeup Pattern

Charming Mole A | 艶ぼくろA

Charming Mole A | 艶ぼくろA

Charming Mole A | 艶ぼくろA (Makeup: Both Genders)

Under-Eye Mole B | 泣きぼくろB

Under-Eye Mole B | 泣きぼくろB

Under-Eye Mole B | 泣きぼくろB (Makeup: Both Genders)

Accessories

Sports Cap A | スポーツキャップA

Sports Cap A | スポーツキャップA

Sports Cap A | スポーツキャップA

Red Hachimaki Katyusha | 赤ハチマキカチューシャ

Red Hachimaki Katyusha | 赤ハチマキカチューシャ

Red Hachimaki Katyusha | 赤ハチマキカチューシャ

Room Goods

Straight Bench | ストレートベンチ

Straight Bench | ストレートベンチ

Straight Bench | ストレートベンチ

Barbell | バーベル

Barbell | バーベル

Barbell | バーベル

Weight Checker | ウェイトチェッカー

Weight Checker | ウェイトチェッカー

Weight Checker | ウェイトチェッカー

Sandbag | サンドバッグ

Sandbag | サンドバッグ

Sandbag | サンドバッグ

*Above is only a portion of obtainable items.

Episode 2: Chapter 3 Story Quest

A new Story Quest for Episode 2 – Chapter 3: Unexpected Meeting 「不意の邂逅」 – is now available for play!

Journey into the depths of Lillipa Planet’s “Abandoned Mining Grounds” and meet up with many familiar Arks companions, including Afin 「アフィン」 and Maria 「マリア」.

What purpose does each person you encounter there have?  Who will show their faces as you explore the Lillipa clan’s place of residence?

Chance Meeting With Maria?

Chance Meeting With Maria? What Secrets Is She Hiding?

What Is Afin Doing At The Abandoned Mining Grounds?

What Is Afin Doing At The Abandoned Mining Grounds? Will He Find Who He’s Looking For?

New Extreme Quest: Ruins & Sea King

A new Extreme Quest is finally here for you to challenge!

The “Ruins & Sea King” Extreme Quest is set at a slightly more difficult level than the previous 2 EX quests.  Will you be able to clear all the Stage Orders and defeat powerful foes that awaits?

  • Utmost Limits Training: Ruins & Sea King | 極限訓練:遺跡と海王
    • Requirements: Class Level 50+
New "Ruins & Sea King" Extreme Quest

New “Ruins & Sea King” Extreme Quest

New "Ruins & Sea King" Extreme Quest

New “Ruins & Sea King” Extreme Quest

*There are 50 stages for the “Ruins & Sea King” Extreme Quest as of this update.

New Weapons & Units

Of course, with the new Extreme Quest comes brand new ☆11 Weapons & Units!

Hanachiou | 華散王 (Katana)

Hanachiou | 華散王 (Katana)

Hanachiou | 華散王 (Katana)

Naver Series | ネイバー・シリーズ (Unit)

Naver Series | ネイバー・シリーズ (Unit)

Naver Series | ネイバー・シリーズ (Unit)

*Above is only a portion of new weapons & units added in this update.

New Team Room Location: Desert & “Team Bulletin Board”

A brand new Team Room Location: Desert 「砂漠拠点」 is now available!

New Team Room Location: Desert

New Team Room Location: Desert

Plus, a new Team Function – the “Team Bulletin Board” 「チーム掲示板」 – is now available!  You can now post notices and announcements for all members to see on the Team Bulletin Board!

"Team Bulletin Board" 「チーム掲示板」

“Team Bulletin Board” 「チーム掲示板」

Other Updates

New FUN Shop Items

The following items have been added to the FUN Shop:

  • Additional Lobby Action 49 | 追加ロビーアクション49 (Appeal)
  • Additional Lobby Action 61 | 追加ロビーアクション61 (Cross Arms)

Pyroxene & Demon Stone Exchange Shop

  • New items have been added to the Demon Stone Exchange Shop 「魔石錬成ショップ」.
  • Catalyst Items 「触媒」 (received when clearing all 50 floors of an Extreme Quest) can now be exchanged for Extreme Pass x1 at the Pyroxene & Demon Stone Exchange Shop.

New Player Reward & Client Order Campaigns

“Japan Game Big Prize 2013″ 「日本ゲーム大賞2013」 Excellence Award 「優秀賞」 Commemoration Item

The following commemoration item has been sent out to all players in celebrate the “Japan Game Big Prize 2013″ Excellence Award:

  • Triboost 100% x1

Client Order Campaign #24

Client Order Campaign #24

Campaign Period: September 25, 2013 (after maint.) – October 2, 2013 (maint. start)

Details:

  1. During campaign period, clear NPC Hans’ 「ハンス」 client order “The Trap That Lurks in the Forest” 「森林に潜む罠」 and receive:
    • Experience Points +50% x2
    • Grinding Risk Reduction (+1) x2
  2. During campaign period, clear NPC Hans’ 「ハンス」 client order “The God of Death’s Sickle That Shines in the Dark” 「闇に煌く死神の鎌」 and receive:
    • Rare Drop Rate +50% x2
    • Grinding Success Rate +10% x1

*Presents are scheduled to be sent out during the October 9, 2013 maintenance.

“Use AC Get Item!” Campaign #4

"Use AC Get Item!" Campaign #4

Campaign Period: September 25, 2013 (after maint.) – October 16, 2013 (maint. start)

Details:

  1. During campaign period, use 2000 or more AC and receive:
    • Grinding Success Rate +10% x2
    • Grinding Risk Reduction (+1) x4
    • Grinder x50
  2. Additionally, during campaign period, use 5000 or more AC and receive:
    • Rappy Suit (Yellow) | ラッピースーツ(黄)x1

"Use AC Get Item!" Campaign #4 Present: Rappy Suit (Yellow)

*Presents are scheduled to be sent out in mid-November 2013.

Examples of “using AC” that qualifies for the rewards above:

  • Doing AC Scratch
  • Purchasing “AC Scratch Ticket (x11)” 「ACスクラッチ券(11個)」
  • Purchasing Items at the AC Shop
  • Using Scape Doll 「スケープドール」 When Incapacitated
  • Using AC Contents at Este 「エステ」
  • Using AC to Add a Skill Tree at the Class Counter
  • Creating A New Character (3rd and beyond)

*Luna’s Note: This campaign overlaps with the “Premium Set Purchase Campaign #3″ covered in this previous post.  Since purchasing “90-Day Premium Set”, “60-Day Premium Set” and “30-Day Premium Set” counts as “using AC”, you can purchase Premium Sets and qualify for both campaigns at the same time.  Note that the “Premium Set Purchase Campaign #3″ is ending on October 9, 2013.

Interrupt Ranking & Emergency Quest Campaign #2 Schedule

Interrupt Ranking & Emergency Quest Campaign #2 Schedule

*All times are in JPT (time zone converter).

Interrupt Ranking Schedule

Kyatadoransa 「キャタドランサ」 Crushing Ranking

  • Sep 28 (Sat) – 23:00
  • Oct 1 (Tue) – 14:00

Olgbran 「オルグブラン」 Crushing Ranking

  • Sep 29 (Sun) – 14:00
  • Sep 30 (Mon) – 20:00

Bal Rodos 「バル・ロドス」 Crushing Ranking

  • Sep 25 (Wed) – 23:00
  • Sep 27 (Fri) – 23:00
  • Sep 29 (Sun) – 23:00

Blue Ringaada 「ブリュー・リンガーダ」 Crushing Ranking

  • Sep 26 (Thu) – 20:00
  • Sep 28 (Sat) – 10:00

“Raging Jet Black Arms” 「猛る黒曜の暴腕」 (Dark Falz) Emergency Quest Schedule

  • Sep 25 (Wed) – 20:30
  • Sep 26 (Thu) – 10:30 | 14:30 | 23:30
  • Sep 27 (Fri) – 10:30 | 14:30 | 20:30
  • Sep 28 (Sat) – 14:30 | 20:30
  • Sep 29 (Sun) – 10:30 | 20:30
  • Sep 30 (Mon) – 10:30 | 14:30 | 23:30
  • Oct 1 (Tue) – 10:30 | 20:30 | 23:30

Quna 「クーナ」 Stage Live Schedule

Quna 「クーナ」 Stage Live Schedule

Our favorite idol Quna 「クーナ」 is back to give an exciting performance at her live event!  Be sure to see Quna’s Stage Live at the following times (all times in JPT – time zone converter):

Live Event 「Our Fighting」 Schedule

  • Sep 25 (Wed) – 20:00
  • Sep 26 (Thu) – 10:00 | 23:00
  • Sep 27 (Fri) – 14:00
  • Sep 28 (Sat) – 20:00
  • Sep 29 (Sun) – 10:00
  • Sep 30 (Mon) – 10:00 | 23:00
  • Oct 1 (Tue) – 20:00

Live Event “Eternity’s encore” 「永遠のencore」 Schedule

  • Sep 26 (Thu) – 14:00
  • Sep 27 (Fri) – 10:00 | 20:00
  • Sep 28 (Sat) – 14:00
  • Sep 29 (Sun) – 20:00
  • Sep 30 (Mon) – 14:00
  • Oct 1 (Tue) – 10:00 | 23:00

Boost Event Schedule

  • Sep 27 (Fri) – Rare Drop Rate +50%
  • Sep 30 (Mon) – Meseta Received +200%
  • Oct 1 (Tue) – Experience Points Received +50%
  • *All “Interrupt Ranking” Events Scheduled (see above) will have “Rare Enemy Appearance Rate +100%” applied.

Item Laboratory Grinding/Affixing +5% Campaign

Campaign Period: September 25, 2013 (after maint.) – October 2, 2013 (maint. start)

Effect:

  • Weapon & Units Grinding (強化) Success Rate +5%
  • Weapon & Units Special Ability Addition/Affixing (特殊能力追加) Success Rate +5%

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That’s it for today’s update!  Don’t forget to take advantage of the Grinding +5% Campaign that’s happening this week – now’s the chance to grind/affix abilities to your favorite weapons & units!

Post Image Source: Angel-Perfume♪

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Article by Luna Blue (PSO2 Luna)

PSO2 addict. Loves meseta. Regular customer of DuDu's grinding & affixing service. Regularly loses a lot of meseta to DuDu despite good "80%" odds of success. Would love to punch DuDu in the face... just... once... I also chronicle my adventures on PSO2, make video & guides, and post everything in between about Phantasy Star Online 2.

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