Pre-Release SMITE Patch Notes 05/30
HiRezBart recently finished his SMITE stream and he published the patch notes prior to release. The patch notes include a lot of FX changes for many of the God’s in the game and also it introduces the controversial Jungle item.
Check below for the full list of patch details but please note, these are viable to change before the actual release sometime tomorrow afternoon.
- Anhur Golden Skin
New Voice Packs:
- The STATS | PROFILE menu has undergone a major overhaul.
- The Settings screen has undergone a major overhaul.
- You may now bind two separate keys to each command under SETTINGS | BASIC KEY BINDINGS.
- The Audio Settings now have a “Mute” option next to each Audio category, in addition to the volume slider.
- Wards now show the name of the player that placed them.
- VGS emote sounds now play in stereo for locally-controlled players, fixing some volume-related issues.
- You may now invite a friend to party directly from the FRIENDS tab on the SOCIAL menu.
- Fixed a bug in which a friend using the Twitch.TV broadcast functionality would not show as streaming on your Friends List if you logged in after he started streaming.
- Small layout changes have been made to the Gods screen.
- Custom Matches have a new option to disable spawning of lane minions during the match (mainly useful for machinima makers). At present, this option works only on all custom game modes but joust.
- When replaying a match, god selection in the Match Lobby is now part of the replay.
- Fire Giant:
- The buff provided from the Fire Giant has been reduced:
- Magical power reduced from 100 to 70.
- Physical power reduced from 70 to 50.
- Mana Regeneration reduced from 3% every 5 seconds to 1%.
- Flaming Boulder
- Debuff applies to target hit by the boulder has been increased from 2 seconds to 3 seconds. (this now will have 100% coverage)
- Debuff already reduced all healing received by 40% on the target and it now reduces the damage done by his target by 20%.
- New Sound FX treatment.
- Bumba’s Mask (New Jungle Starting Item)
- +30 Health
- PASSIVE – Gold/XP reward is increased by 25% when landing the killing blow on jungle camps. Also, you gain 10% of the max health as healing of each jungle camp monster that you kill. Upon killing the boss of each camp, you also gain 25% movement speed for 4 seconds.
God Balance Changes
- Stealth no longer breaks Aphrodite's soulmate link. It will turn invisible if either party goes stealth.
- Ne Zha
- Flaming Spear
- Duration reduced from 6s for all ranks to 4/4.5/5/5.5/6s
Other God Changes
- Agni’s passive now has an improved UI treatment.
- The Incinerator skin has updated FX.
- Improvements to FX
- Feaster Bunny card fixed
- Improvements to FX
- Spirit Ball
- Improved FX (circles underneath path)
- Sobek’s model has undergone visual improvements.
- XBalanque’s model has undergone visual improvements.