“Endless Summer Collection” AC Scratch & August 21 Update Summary

August 21, 2013 · 0 comments

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Summer isn’t over yet and another AC Scratch – “Endless Summer Collection” – is here to bring more swimsuits and summer-themed items to the world of PSO2!

Plus, Chapter 2 of the Episode 2 Story Quest is finally here.

Finally, a new “Coast Area” Team Room and “Team Accessories” bring more fun to teams!

Oh, and the “Official NPC Name Spellings” are also revealed below!

Read on for the full scoop…

“Endless Summer Collection” 「エンドレスサマーコレクション」 AC Scratch

"Endless Summer Collection" 「エンドレスサマーコレクション」 AC Scratch

Available Until: September 25, 2013 (11:00 AM JPT)

Summer isn’t over yet!  This hot AC Scratch features new summer-themed items like the “Emilia Swimwear” 「エミリアスイムウェア」 and “Lumia Swimwear” 「ルミアスイムウェア」 swimsuits from the popular Phantasy Star Portable series.

Here’s a sample of items obtainable from the “Endless Summer Collection” 「エンドレスサマーコレクション」 AC Scratch:

Costume & Parts

Emilia Swimwear | エミリアスイムウェア (Costume: Female All)

Emilia Swimwear | エミリアスイムウェア (Costume: Female All)

Lumia Swimwear | ルミアスイムウェア (Costume: Female All)

Lumia Swimwear | ルミアスイムウェア (Costume: Female All)

Athlete Swimwear Black | アスリートスイムウェア影 (Costume: Male All)

Athlete Swimwear Black | アスリートスイムウェア影 (Costume: Male All)

Flow Victoria | フロルヴィクトリア (Costume: Female)

Flow Victoria | フロルヴィクトリア (Costume: Female)

Esplendos Collar | エスプレンドスカラー (Costume: Male)

Esplendos Collar | エスプレンドスカラー (Costume: Male)

Eternal F Series | エターナルF・シリーズ (Parts: Female)

Eternal F Series | エターナルF・シリーズ (Parts: Female)

  • Eternal F Body | エターナルF・ボディ
  • Eternal F Arm | エターナルF・アーム
  • Eternal F Leg | エターナルF・レッグ
Justice A Series | ジャスティスA・シリーズ (Parts: Male)

Justice A Series | ジャスティスA・シリーズ (Parts: Male)

  • Justice A Body | ジャスティスA・ボディ
  • Justice A Arm | ジャスティスA・アーム
  • Justice A Leg | ジャスティスA・レッグ

Hairstyle & Head Parts

Victoria Up | ヴィクトリアアップ (Hairstyle: Both Genders)

Victoria Up | ヴィクトリアアップ (Hairstyle: Both)

Eternal F Layer | エターナルFレイヤー (Hairstyle: Both Genders)

Eternal F Layer | エターナルFレイヤー (Hairstyle: Both)

Justice A Head | ジャスティスA・ヘッド (Head Part: Male)

Justice A Head | ジャスティスA・ヘッド (Head Part: Male)

Body Paint

Aginis Tattoo F | アギニスタトゥーF (Body Paint: All Female)

Aginis Tattoo F | アギニスタトゥーF (Body Paint: All Female)

Bal Rodos Tattoo | バル・ロドスタトゥー (Body Paint: Male All)

Bal Rodos Tattoo | バル・ロドスタトゥー (Body Paint: All Male)

Accessories

Victoria Hat | ヴィクトリアハット

Victoria Hat | ヴィクトリアハット

Victoria Rose | ヴィクトリアローズ

Victoria Rose | ヴィクトリアローズ

Esplend Eye | エスプレンドアイ

Esplend Eye | エスプレンドアイ

Eternal F Head Gear | エターナルFヘッドギア

Eternal F Head Gear | エターナルFヘッドギア

Virgo Earring | ヴァルゴイヤリング

Virgo Earring | ヴァルゴイヤリング

Foot Wing | フットウィング

Foot Wing | フットウィング

Weapon Camouflage

*Yod The Virgo | *ヨッド・ザ・ヴァルゴ (Weapon Camouflage: Rod)

*Yod The Virgo | *ヨッド・ザ・ヴァルゴ (Camouflage: Rod)

*Above is only a portion of items available.

Visit the official “Endless Summer Collection” 「エンドレスサマーコレクション」 AC Scratch Page for the full list of items.

New FUN Scratch Items

Hairstyle

Esplend Semidi | エスプレンドセミディ (Hairstyle: Both)

Esplend Semidi | エスプレンドセミディ (Hairstyle: Both)

Makeup Pattern

Blush | 頬染め (Makeup: Both)

Blush | 頬染め (Makeup: Both)

Twirling Cheeks | ぐるぐるほっぺ (Makeup: Both)

Twirling Cheeks | ぐるぐるほっぺ (Makeup: Both)

Accessories

Shawl Towel | 肩掛けタオル

Shawl Towel | 肩掛けタオル

Eye Line | 目隠し線

Eye Line | 目隠し線

Virgo Circlet | ヴァルゴサークレット

Virgo Circlet | ヴァルゴサークレット

Swim Goggles | スイムゴーグル

Swim Goggles | スイムゴーグル

*Above is only a portion of items available.

Visit the official FUN Scratch Page for the full list of items.

Episode 2: Chapter 2 Story Quest

The Episode 2 Chapter 2 Story Quest, “Until Now, And After This” 「いままでと、これから」 is now available for play.

Kuna & Aki At the Dragon Altar

Follow Quna (クーナ) and Aki (アキ) As They Examine The Outbreak of Darkers in the Dragon Altar

Mysterious Figure

Who is This Mysterious Figure Waiting for Our Heroes?

“Kuna”/”Quna” & NPC Names Official Spelling

Just a quick note on the official spelling for popular NPC Kuna/Quna (and a few other NPCs).

For those of you who have already finished the story quest up until Chapter 10: The Final Farewell and watched the Ending Credits, you’ll notice there’s a list of official spellings for NPC names.

*Ending Credits in video above starts at 16:02.

“Kuna”, which is the spelling most people (including myself) use, is actually officially spelled as “Quna” with a “Q”.

Other interesting official name spellings include (unofficial spellings in brackets):

  • Xion | シオン (Shion)
  • Tiea | ティア (Tia)
  • Oza | オーザ (Orza)
  • Marlur | マールー (Maloo/Maroo/Malu)
  • Risa | リサ (Lisa)
  • Chroto | クロト (Chloto/Clotho/Chroto)
  • Gettemhult | ゲッテムハルト (Gettemhart)
  • Melfonseana | メルフォンシーナ (Melfonsheena)
  • Fourie | フーリエ (Furie)
  • Right | ライト (Light)
  • Clariskrays | クラリスクレイス (Clarice Crais)
  • Huey | ヒューイ (Huie)
  • Casra | カスラ (Kasura/Casura)
  • Quna | クーナ (Kuna/Koona)

“Coast Area” Team Room & Team Accessories

A new “Coast Area/Coast Point” 「海岸拠点」 Team Room has been added.

Plus, new team accessories – “Team Beret” 「チームベレー」 and “Team Mantle” 「チームマント」 – are now available!

"Coast Area/Coast Point" 「海岸拠点」 Team Room

“Coast Area/Coast Point” 「海岸拠点」 Team Room

"Team Beret" 「チームベレー」

“Team Beret” 「チームベレー」

"Team Mantle" 「チームマント」

“Team Mantle” 「チームマント」

Field Updates

New Time Limited Quests

From August 21, 2013 (after maint.) – September 25, 2013 (maint. start), the following Time-Limited Quests will be available:

  • Arks GP 2013 Main Battle | 「アークスGP2013本戦」
  • Arks GP 2013 Finals | 「アークスGP2013決勝」

New Items

New items have been added.

Player Reward Campaigns

Client Order Campaign #19

Client Order Campaign #19

Campaign Period: August 21, 2013 (after maint.) – August 28, 2013 (maint. start)

Details:

  1. Clear NPC Xie (Summer)’s 「シー(サマー)」 Client Order “Chase Away Pesky Bugs!” 「お邪魔虫を追っ払って!」 and receive:
    • Experience Points +50% x2
  2. Clear NPC Ravel’s 「ラヴェール」 Client Order “Eraser Report IV” 「イレイザー・レポート・IV」 and receive:
    • Rare Drop +50% x2
    • Grinding Risk Reduction (+1) x2

*Presents are scheduled to be sent out during the September 4, 2013 maintenance.

Boost Event

2013 Aug 21 ~ Sep 3 Boost Event

  • Aug 23 (Fri) – Rare Drop Rate +50%
  • Aug 26 (Mon) ~ Aug 27 (Tue) – Rare Drop Rate +100%, Rare Enemy Appearance Rate & Experience Points +50%
  • Aug 28 (Wed) ~ Sep 1 (Sun) – Rare Drop Rate, Rare Enemy Appearance Rate & Experience Points +50%
  • Sep 2 (Mon) ~ Sep 3 (Tue) – Rare Drop Rate +100%, Rare Enemy Appearance Rate & Experience Points +50%

2013 Aug 26 ~ Sep 3 Emergency Quest Boost Event

  • Aug 26 (Mon) ~ Sep 3 (Tue) – “White Day is Lots of Laugh” 「ホワイトデーは大わらわ」、”Rampage Dragon’s Resentment” 「暴走龍の怨嗟」 Emergency Quest Rare Drop Rate +50%

Login & Get Item! Campaign

Login Day | Presents

  • Aug 26 (Mon) | Grinding Risk Reduction (+2) x1
  • Aug 27 (Tues) | Half Doll x1
  • Aug 28 (Wed) | Special Ability Addition Success Rate +10% x1
  • Aug 29 (Thu) | Triboost +50% x1
  • Aug 30 (Fri) | FUN 1000 Points Ticket x1
  • Aug 31 (Sat) | Grinding Success Rate +10% x1
  • Sep 1 (Sun) | Experience Points +50% x2
  • Sep 2 (Mon) | Rare Drop Rate +50% x2
  • Sep 3 (Tue) | Excube x1
  • Total 3+ Login Days | Rare Drop Rate +250% x1
  • Total 5+ Login Days | Triboost +100% x1

“White Day is Lots of Laughs” 「ホワイトデーは大わらわ」 Emergency Quest Campaign

The popular Emergency Quest “White Day is Lots of Laughs” 「ホワイトデーは大わらわ」 is back again and will be available together with the Emergency Quest “Rampage Dragon’s Resentment” 「暴走龍の怨嗟」 (Chrome Dragon), appearance time listed below. (*This campaign starts on August 26, 2013.)

“Beach Wars” 「ビーチウォーズ!」 & “Rampage Dragon’s Resentment” 「暴走龍の怨嗟」 (Chrome Dragon) Emergency Quests

Emergency Quest: Beach Wars & Chrome Dragon

The Emergency Quests “Beach Wars” 「ビーチウォーズ!」 and “Rampage Dragon’s Resentment” 「暴走龍の怨嗟」 (Chrome Dragon) will be available at the following times (JPT – time zone converter):

“Beach Wars” 「ビーチウォーズ!」

  • Aug 21 (Wed) ~ Aug 25 (Sun) – 20:00 JPT

“Rampage Dragon’s Resentment” 「暴走龍の怨嗟」 (Chrome Dragon)

  • Aug 21 (Wed) – 23:00 JPT
  • Aug 22 (Thu) ~ Aug 25 (Sun) – 14:00, 23:00 JPT

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