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RUNE II PTR Update 1.1.16069 Patch Notes

08 / 14 / 20
RUNE II PTR Update 1.1.16069 Patch Notes


  • Converted one hotbar row from an ITEMS row to a SKILL TREE row.
  • Implemented a first pass skill system.
    • NOTE: This is a FIRST PASS on our new SKILL TREE system. They may be overpowered. They may be underpowered. Try them out and let us know what you think.
    • Hold right click to learn skills
    • Drag learned skills to your hotbar 
  • Buffed Thor’s Ultimate against higher level enemies.


  • Added two dungeons to RUNE II.
    • Interact with their entrance to load into the dungeon map, fight your way through, and get the loot at the end!


  • Added starting gear at the top of Heimdall’s tower for Chapter 2: Fire and Chapter 3: Frost for testing purposes only.
  • Add an age selection to the main menu for testing purposes only.
  • Added level up cheat for testing purposes only. 
    • Press CTRL + X to gain 33% of a level
  • All of these will be REMOVED when this patch goes to RUNE II live.


  • Added Chapter 2: Fire critical path and side quests
  • Added Chapter 3: Frost critical path and side quests
  • Updated Chapter 1 starting quest so Path of the Survivalist is awarded after the first quest.
  • Removed VO text and task text about delivering artifacts to a bifrost gate
  • Swapped out Odin statue for Heimdall statue in Heimdall’s village
  • Reduced frequency of quest completion sounds
  • Removed god weapon crafting paths
    • Soon to be full legendary gear quests
  • Fixed an issue where Agefall would repeatedly award itself.
  • Removed all temp VO from campaign.


  • Replaced Chapter 1 “Loki” boss with Draugr King boss.
  • Replaced Chapter 2 “Loki” boss with Firelord Njal Boss.
  • Replaced Chapter 3 “Loki” boss with Chapter 3 boss.
  • Increased the amount of time that players can stay in the Vigrid Plain.


  • Moved all quest and notification pop ups to a gold box underneath the tracker widgets.
  • Updated quests to initially show you their descriptions, and then transition to individual tasks.
  • Display stat modifiers as “buffs” or “debuffs” in the stats display on the HUD
  • Show proper warning when god alignment is impossible
  • Updated Villager greet icons with colored god icons.
  • Updated all dialogue text to show for at least 10 seconds.
  • Added an accessory slot to the player’s equipment


  • Created new Landscape for transition areas into the outer mountain range.
  • Moved Big Ruin Island closer to the center of the map.
  • Moved Hideout Island closer to the center of the map.
  • Deleted old stone platforms at the edge of the map.
  • Placed more mountains in the world.
  • Deleted stupid useless boulders in the middle of nowhere.
    • Up yours, boulders.
  • Fixed an issue where a stupid useless boulder was floating in midair.
    • How many times do we have to teach you this lesson, boulder?!?
  • Removed Snow foliage and useless boulders from central islands.
  • Removed unharvestable trees.
  • Moved the village trees in Heimdall’s village to the edges per Matt’s request.
  • Expanded landmass and cleared the center area on Horned God Island.
  • Removed all buildable ground vaults.
  • Removed obstructive set dressing outside of Odin’s village.


  • Fixed an issue where several AI types tried to drown themselves when pathing to you 
  • Updated “Kung Fu Circle” behavior to terminate when enemies take damage
  • Increased Surtblod Warriors health and attack damage
  • Removed knockdown effect from Surtblod Warrior’s dash attack.
    • Still a homing missile though, but now can be parried!
  • Updated Giant’s slam to display an AoE on the ground.
  • Increased Giant speed marginally .
  • Added Bears
    • Bears will change in a future update


  • Added the Marketplace.
  • Added workstations for villagers.
  • Added the ability for villagers to follow you.
  • Updated Hel, Thor and Odin’s villages.
  • Replaced the eyes on the Seers and put a scowl on the one without the skull mask. 
    • She’s just not happy with you.
  • Added farms to the farms.
    • Beware any man that keeps more than 6 pigs.
  • Removed floating weapon pickups in Thor’s village


  • Updated visuals on Age of Awakening.


  • Health orb that drops from enemies now applies faster
  • Increased quest reward experience for Chapter 1 Main and Side Quests
  • God alignment is now tied to quest prerequisites.
  • Lorestone recipes now award based on radial level from the center of the map.
    •  Lower level recipes near the center, higher level recipes near the edge.
  • Updated recipe progression for leveling up.
  • Updated Chapter 1 recipe progression
  • Updated region level ranges of enemies.


  • Updated requirements for consumable recipes
    • Runes take less resources to craft
  • Increased the minimum quantity of Runes that come out of quest.
  • Removed Time Skip runes. 
  • Decreased Fire Giant Blood drop rate from Surtblod Warriors
  • Adjusted human enemy loot drops.
  • Removed level requirements on elemental arrows
  • Boats are now 20% faster.


  • Removed random horde modes
  • Decreased time between horde mode waves
  • Defined level ranges for horde modes per age
  • Removed level scaling enemies from Horde
  • Removed level scaling from Horde mode events.
  • Horde mode quest will now fail when the statue is destroyed.
  • Increased Odin statue’s hitpoints
  • Increased time between horde mode waves

Known issues:

  • Protect the Statue quest may fail to be acquired if Viveka grants the quest outside of the Village.
  • Weapon icons may show incorrect elemental effects.
  • We are investigating a rare edge case issue where AMD processors may experience performance issues for a few moments.
  • May experience compatibility issues with old save files. Creating a new character is STRONGLY recommended.

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