[PSO2 JP] “Melody On Stage” AC Scratch & April 10 Update Summary

April 10, 2013 · 0 comments

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Today’s big Phantasy Star Online 2 update brings the long-awaited Level 60 cap, a new Field and new enemies (bosses included), plus a new AC Scratch titled, “Melody On Stage”!

There’s also new Skill Tree Skills for all classes (plus All Skill Tree Reset Pass!), more Hunter improvements, a new Player Reward Campaign, and several other additions.

Read on for a full summary of the update, plus info on SEGA’s 2nd Secret Campaign announced on the NicoNico PSO2 Live Broadcast last night!

There’s also a teaser video for PSO2: Episode 2 at the end of this post.

“Melody On Stage” (メロディーオンステージ) AC Scratch

Melody On Stage AC Scratch

This update’s AC Scratch features collaboration items with the popular Vocaloid idol, Hatsune Miku!

Dress your character up in Miku’s costume with the Hatsune Miku Repca (初音ミク・レプカ) and Hatsune Miku Hair (初音ミク・ヘアー), plus transform your Mag into a mini-Miku with the Mag Evolution Device/Miku Dayo (進化デバイス/ミクダヨー).

Here’s some of the items you can obtain from the “Melody On Stage” AC Scratch:

Costumes

Hatsune Miku Repca (初音ミク・レプカ)

Hatsune Miku Repca (初音ミク・レプカ) (Female, All Races)

Valgiris (ヴァルギリス)

Valgiris (ヴァルギリス) (Female, Except Cast)

Judgment Coat (ジャッジメントコート)

Judgment Coat (ジャッジメントコート) (Male, Except Cast)

N Schwanz Series (Nシュヴァンツ・シリーズ)

N Schwanz Series (Nシュヴァンツ・シリーズ) (Female, Cast Parts)

Ronia Lady Series (ロニアレディ・シリーズ)

Ronia Lady Series (ロニアレディ・シリーズ) (Female, Cast Parts)

Divalis F Series (ディヴァリースF・シリーズ)

Divalis F Series (ディヴァリースF・シリーズ) (Male, Cast Parts)

Hair / Head Parts

Hatsune Miku Hair (初音ミク・ヘアー)

Hatsune Miku Hair (初音ミク・ヘアー) (Female Hair, All Races)

Divalis F Head (ディヴァリースF・ヘッド)

Divalis F Head (ディヴァリースF・ヘッド) (Head Part, Male Cast)

Accessories

N Schwanz Sensor (Nシュヴァンツセンサー)

N Schwanz Sensor (Nシュヴァンツセンサー)

Long Ribbon A (ロングリボンA)

Long Ribbon A (ロングリボンA)

Pink Butterfly (ピンクバタフライ)

Pink Butterfly (ピンクバタフライ)

Blue Butterfly (ブルーバタフライ)

Blue Butterfly (ブルーバタフライ)

White Butterfly (ホワイトバタフライ)

White Butterfly (ホワイトバタフライ)

Pink Scarf (ピンクスカーフ)

Pink Scarf (ピンクスカーフ)

Blue Scarf (ブルースカーフ)

Blue Scarf (ブルースカーフ)

Check Hat A (チェックハットA)

Check Hat A (チェックハットA)

Check Hat B (チェックハットB)

Check Hat B (チェックハットB)

Check Hunting Hat (チェックハンチング帽)

Check Hunting Hat (チェックハンチング帽)

Egg Rappy Earring (エグラッピーイヤリング)

Egg Rappy Earring (エグラッピーイヤリング)

Mag Evolution Device

Evolution Device/Miku Dayo (進化デバイス/ミクダヨー)

Evolution Device/Miku Dayo (進化デバイス/ミクダヨー)

Evolution Device/Humpty (進化デバイス/ハンプティ)

Evolution Device/Humpty (進化デバイス/ハンプティ)

Room Goods

DIVA Poster A (DIVA・ポスターA)

DIVA Poster A (DIVA・ポスターA)

DIVA Poster B (DIVA・ポスターB)

DIVA Poster B (DIVA・ポスターB)

*Above is only a portion of items obtainable from the “Melody On Stage” AC Scratch.

For the full list of items from “Melody On Stage” AC Scratch, visit the official AC Scratch page.

New FUN Scratch Items

Hair

Casual Pony (カジュアルポニー) (Hair, Male & Female)

Casual Pony (カジュアルポニー) (Hair, Male & Female)

Accessories

Feather Hairpin A (フェザーヘアピンA)

Feather Hairpin A (フェザーヘアピンA)

Feather Hairpin B (フェザーヘアピンB)

Feather Hairpin B (フェザーヘアピンB)

Papiyon Mask A (パピヨンマスクA)

Papiyon Mask A (パピヨンマスクA)

Green Papiyon Mask A (グリーンパピヨンマスクA)

Green Papiyon Mask A (グリーンパピヨンマスクA)

Pink Papiyon Mask A (ピンクパピヨンマスクA)

Pink Papiyon Mask A (ピンクパピヨンマスクA)

Rappy's Egg (ラッピーのたまご)

Rappy’s Egg (ラッピーのたまご)

Rappy's Chick (ラッピーのヒナ)

Rappy’s Chick (ラッピーのヒナ)

Parabola Antenna (パラボラアンテナ)

Parabola Antenna (パラボラアンテナ)

Room Goods

Easter Egg (イースター・エッグ)

Easter Egg (イースター・エッグ)

*Above is only a portion of items obtainable from FUN Scratch.

Visit the official FUN Scratch page for the full list of obtainable items.

New Event Lobby

The Easter Event Lobby will be on display from April 10, 2013 – May 15, 2013 (maint. start).

Easter Lobby (イースターロビー)

Easter Lobby (イースターロビー)

Class Updates

Class Level

Characters can now be leveled to Level 60.

New Skills

New Skills have been added to all Class Skill Trees.  (Refer to this post for the list of skills added and their description.)

New Field & Quests

A new Field, “Dragon Altar” (龍祭壇), plus new Quests have been added.

Dragon Altar (龍祭壇)

Dragon Altar (龍祭壇)

  • Free Field: “Dragon Altar Exploration” (龍祭壇探索)
    • Normal: No Requirements
    • Hard: Class Level 20+
    • Very Hard: Class Level 40+
  • Arks Quest: “Dragon Altar Subjugation Mission” (龍祭壇平定任務)
    • Normal: No Requirements
    • Hard: Class Level 20+
    • Very Hard: Class Level 40+
  • Arks Quest: “Sol Dirandal Subjugation” (ソル・ディランダール討伐)
    • Normal: No Requirements
    • Hard: Class Level 20+
    • Very Hard: Class Level 40+
  • Arks Quest: “Goron Zoran Subjugation” (ゴロンゾラン鎮圧)
    • Normal: No Requirements
    • Hard: Class Level 20+
    • Very Hard: Class Level 40+

*To unlock the new Field and Quests, the “Freedom Exploration Permit: Ruins” Event Item must be possessed and the Free Field “Ruins Exploration” (遺跡探索) must also be cleared.  Those who meet the requirements will receive a notification from Coffee about the unlock of “Dragon Altar” (龍祭壇) Quests.  Rank does not matter when clearing the “Ruins Exploration” Free Field.

New Boss Enemies

Golon Zoran (ゴロンゾラン)

Golon Zoran (ゴロンゾラン)

Dragon-X (ドラゴン・エクス)

Dragon-X (ドラゴン・エクス)

Other Field Updates

  • A new Interrupt Events has been added.
  • New Client Orders have been added.
  • New Daily Orders have been added.
  • New Team Orders have been added.

New Items

Blue Naku (ブリューナク) (Partisan)

Blue Naku (ブリューナク) (Partisan)

Bran Grenade (ブラングレネード) (Launcher)

Bran Grenade (ブラングレネード) (Launcher)

Kaluks Gun (カルックスガン) (Twin Machine Gun)

Kaluks Gun (カルックスガン) (Twin Machine Gun)

Acro Cane (アクローケーン) (Wand)

Acro Cane (アクローケーン) (Wand)

Balance Updates

Enemy Experience Points Adjustments

In cases where there is a large difference between player and enemy levels, the lower limit of the reduced experience points gain has been increased.

Team Adjustments

Team Points that can be acquired per individual has been increased from 3000 TP to 4500 TP.

Level 55 Unlock Timing Adjustment

Class Level 55 unlock timing has been modified to occur when any Class reaches Level 49.

“Sonde” (ゾンデ) Tech Adjustments

Sonde’s damage compensation due to height differences has been regulated.

Client Order Adjustments

The difficulty of NPC Orza 「オーザ」, Lisa 「リサ」, and Maloo 「マールー」 Skill Point Client Orders has been reduced.

Hunter Class Adjustments

  • Hunter Skills “Guard Stance” 「ガードスタンス」 & “Guard Stance Up 1″ 「ガードスタンスアップ1」 have been changed to “percentage-based”.
  • Hunter Skills “Fury Stance” 「フューリースタンス」, “Fury S Up 1″ 「フューリーSアップ1」 and “Fury S Up 2″ 「フューリーSアッ プ2」 have been changed to “percentage-based”.
  • “War Cry” will now cause effected enemies to prefer attacking the player using it.

Skill Tree Adjustments

Difficulty in obtaining “Gears” and the Ranger Skill “Tool Mastery” (ツールマスタリー) have been reduced.

*An “All Skill Tree Reset Pass” (全スキルツリー初期化パス) has also been sent to all characters as of today’s update.  Each account will receive 1 pass per character.  Check your Delivery Box in-game for the pass.

Other System Updates

  • New “Potential Abilities” have been added to weapons.
  • “Sub Palette Addition Ticket” has been added to the AC Shop.
  • My Room Shop lineup has been changed.
  • It is now possible to customize Locked Equipment (Weapon/Units) at the Weapon Laboratory.  There will be a confirmation before proceeding when locked items are selected.
  • When selling rarity ★7 and above items, and confirmation window will now appear.
  • “PSN Online ID” (PSNオンラインID) has been added to the Arks Card.
  • Item Name Changes:
    • Grinding Risk Decrease (-1) (強化リスク減少(-1)) > Grinding Risk Reduction (+1) (強化リスク軽減(+1))
    • Grinding Risk Decrease (Protect) 強化リスク減少(保護) > Grinding Risk Reduction (Complete) (強化リスク軽減(完全))

NicoNico Broadcast 2nd Secret Campaign

PSO2 NicoNico Broadcast

On April 9th’s NicoNico PSO2 Live Broadcast, Producer Sakai and his guests revealed the 2nd Secret Campaign towards the end!

Code Word: かまのぼり

Campaign Period: April 9, 2013 (after NicoNico Broadcast end) – April 17, 2013 (maint. start)

Details: Type in the above code word (“Kamanobori”, かまのぼり) within the game in Area, Party or Team chat within the campaign period and receive the following presents:

  • Experience Points +50% x5
  • Koinobori (こいのぼり) (Accessory)

Trivia: This time’s secret word “Kamanobori” is a play on words – “Kama” from the previous code word “Kamataro”, and “Nobori” from “Koinobori” (Japanese Carp Banner you can see hanging on top of houses during this season).

4th Client Order Campaign

4th Client Order Campaign (クライアントオーダーキャンペーン第4弾)

Campaign Available Until: April 17, 2013 (start of maint.)

Details:

  • Clear Ravelle’s 「ラヴェール」 Client Order “Mild Mild Murder I” 「マイルドマイルド・マーダー・I」 and receive:
    • Experience Points +50% (獲得経験値+50%) x2
    • Meseta +50% (獲得メセタ+50%) x4
  • Clear Han’s 「ハンス」 Client Order “The Malice That Assaults” 「襲い来る悪意」 and receive:
    • Grinding Success +10% (強化成功率+10%) x2
    • Grinding Risk Reduction (+1) (強化リスク軽減(+1)) x2
    • Grinder (グラインダー) x20

*Presents will be delivered on April 24th’s maintenance.

PSO2: Episode 2

We leave off today with a teaser movie for PSO2: Episode 2, featuring the next part to the Phantasy Star Online 2 story.

The teaser video hints at a new Race, a new Planet, a new Class, a new Weapon Category, and the next part of the PSO2 storyline!

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