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Defiance (D13) PTS Server Solstice Strike Patch Notes -12/11/2018

December 11, 2018 | Etaew | Viewed 1,635 times | Patch,

Solstice Strike is back! It doesn't matter if you're naughty or nice, get ready to battle with the Volge and hunt down the Abominable Warmaster in special summoned Major Arkfalls in the seasonal Solstice Strike event. This year, Defiance will see the return of the event, along with a new Synergy, Cyber Rig and Chip, and deep discounts on items found in the in-game Store.

Please Note: The Solstice Strike update will go live on the PTS, later this afternoon or tomorrow.

Source: http://forums.defiance.com/showthread.php?325068-Defiance-(D13)-PTS-Server-Solstice-Strike-Patch-Notes-12-11-2018

Synergy Rotation

The 3 synergies in the regular Ex Inanis crates and on the store (Premium Ex Inanis Caches) have been rotated. These crates now contain weapons and mods from the following synergies:

  • Bloodthirst
  • Flames of Passion
  • Ether Acceleration

New Synergy


[1] On kill or full reload, 5% ammo regen (Cooldown: 5s)
[2] +30% Movement speed for 5s on full reload (Cooldown: 5s)
[3] +10% Rate of Fire and -10% Reload for 10s on kill (Max Stacks: 3)
[4] Gain Bloodthirst for 10s after 3 kills or full reloads within 15s (Cooldown: 15s). Bloodthirst grants 20% Damage and 10% Lifesteal.


Updated the Cyber Rig Supply Crate contents with a new cyber rig jackpot and chip:

New Rig Limitless

  • [70] Discipline
    • +15% Accuracy / -15% Recoil
  • [120] Initiative
    • +15% Nano-Proc Chance
  • [170] Avarice
    • +5% Life and Shield Steal
  • [220] Limitless
    • Split-second reloads for 6s after 3 kills within 15s (Cooldown: 15s)


New Chip (added to Cyber Rig box):

  • Nano Volatility
    • Chance on hit to apply a random nano-effect

Py Numbra

For this year's Solstice Strike Event, Py will be offering more than the usual assortments of goods much more:

  • Frostbite
  • The Grinch
  • Christmass Cannon
  • Stalking Stuffer
  • Little Helper
  • Krampus
  • Swimming Swan
  • Milking Maid
  • Dancing Lady
  • Leaping Lord
  • Piper
  • Drummer


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