Arcanox Version 642: Fixed Refund Period For Knights & Golems With Life Leech

I made a mistake while writing the patch notes for version 640: The patch notes stated the wrong end date (February 16th) for the full refund of golems and knights with life leech, while it was correctly displayed in-game (February 12th).

Arcanox Version 642 extends the refund period to February 17th, 07:00:00 (UTC).
It is available on Google Play.

During a refund period the affected cards are not offered by the bazaar and can not be acquired through cards packs. This means no one can exploit them to gain more Mana than usual from cards packs or the bazaar.

Sorry for the inconvenience,
Christian Teister

 

Hint: When Google Play doesn’t show the update either restart your device or force-stop the Google Play app to clear it’s cache. Do NOT uninstall Arcanox, because this deletes the local save files!

Arcanox Version 640: New Trap, Spell, Enchantment & More

Arcanox version 640 is available on Google Play!

Patch notes in: Russian / Русский

Hint: When Google Play doesn’t show the update either restart your device or force-stop the Google Play app to clear it’s cache. Do NOT uninstall Arcanox, because this deletes the local save files!

New Enchantment: Curse

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  • The curse enchantment is available for cannons and acid-sprayers.
  • Defenders with the curse enchantment deal 90% less damage, but curse their targets on hit for a few seconds.
  • Cursed targets lose 15% of their current hit points per second.

New Trap: Curse Trap

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  • A trap, which curses all minions within the room for 5 seconds.
  • Cursed minions lose 15% of their current hit points per second.

New Spell: Dispel

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  • The dispel spell removes all negative temporary effects from friendly minions.
  • The spell is unlocked by card shop level 5.
  • Three new achievements have been added that reward the use of the new spell.

New: Destroying Foundries

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  • It is now possible to destroy all foundries, except one.
  • Reasons for this change:
    • Building too many foundries can be a disadvantage, because it weakens the defense of a castle.
    • Players who started playing with this knowledge, had an unfair advantage over players without this knowledge, because there was no way to revert the “mistake”.

Revised: Guild Tournament

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  • The guild score per member is now the sum of his trophies and 12.5% of the dungeon score that he has collected during the season.
  • The total score of the guild is the weighted sum of the members’ scores:
    • Top 1 to 10: 50%
    • Top 11 to 20: 25%
    • Top 21 to 30: 13%
    • Top 31 to 40: 7%
    • Top 41 to 50: 3%
    • Top 51 to 60: 2%

Revised: Life Leech

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Life leech is intended to be an enchantment that increases the survivability of minions with low hit points and high damage output (witches/warriors/archers). Unfortunately I made a huge mistake with the balancing of the enchantment by giving minions with low damage per second a higher life leech bonus. Minions with low damage per second (knights/golems) already gain a higher damage per second bonus from hammer/fire/sword enchantments with already increases the life leech effectiveness. By giving them also a higher life leech percentage it inverted the basic idea of the enchantment and made the life leech enchantment overpowered on knights and golems than less effective on archers, warriors and witches.

To fix this mistake all minions with life leech now heal for 25% of the dealt damage.

  • Witches, warriors and archers with the life leech enchantment now heal for 25% of the dealt damage instead of 15%.
  • Knights with the life leech enchantment now heal for 25% of the dealt damage instead of 50%.
  • Golems with the life leech enchantment now heal for 25% of the dealt damage instead of 35%.

You will notice that knights and golems with life leech can still be very useful, especially in the dungeons. But when you are not happy with them anymore, you can sell them for their full Mana- and Gold -costs until February 16th 2016.
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