Divinity: Original Sin 2 receives its first major update

Larian Studios has released the first major update for its latest RPG, Divinity: Original Sin 2. According to the release notes, this patch updates several quest log entries, adds henchman support in the endgame dialog, limits Rune slots to one slot per item and allows several inventory settings to be saved.

Moreover, this patch fixes numerous bugs that have already been reported by the game’s community, such as the journal being updated incorrectly for certain quests, incorrect/permanent weather statuses, several dialog flags, AI issues, and several crashes.

This patch will be auto-downloaded from Steam, and you can read its complete changelog below.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Patch 3.0.143.148 Changelog:

Improvements and changes

  • Added henchman support in the endgame dialog
  • Updated several quest log entries
  • Several inventory settings (filters and sorting) will now be saved
  • Teleporter pyramids are now sent to the Avatar when a companion is dismissed
  • Rune slots are now limited to one slot per item
  • Mass Cleanse Wounds now properly clears Decaying from allies and damages Undead enemies
  • Void-Enhanced Poison now inflicts more damage
  • Reactive armor changes:
    • Cost changed to 2 AP
    • Cooldown changed to 6 turns
    • Damage reduced
  • Fixed Unstable talent not scaling with maximum Vitality like it should. Reduced multiplier to 50%.
  • Fixed Dodging from Leadership not corresponding to amount stated in the tooltip.
  • Loot has been modified in the final boss fight, the demons near bloodmoon island, a corpse in the Wrecker Cave, in and around the Arena of the One
  • Non-recruited Godwoken now have Curse instead of Bless
  • Tweaked XP rewards for certain Voidwoken
  • Fixed certain Voidwoken that create Cursed blood surfaces when they died
  • Updated credits screen 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed journal being updated incorrectly for certain quests
    • Note: For ‘Call to Arms’ and the ‘Imprisoned Elf’, existing savegames may still display the wrong journal entry. This has no impact on the further game.
  • Fixed several crashes, of which the most important ones are:
    • Fixed crash related to reward screen
    • Fixed crash related to loading savegame
    • Fixed crash on dropping an item
    • Fixed crash related to controller disconnect
    • Fixed crash related to the user interface
    • Fixed crash related to Guardian Angel status
  • Fixed incorrect/permanent weather statuses
  • Fixed Player Character being blocked after talking to Nicholas in Reaper’s Coast
  • Fixed not being able to send items to the chests on the Lady Vengeance
  • Fixed cause of savegame issue (resulting in error 302)
    • Existing savegames remain affected for now, but the error will not happen again after this patch
  • Fixed several dialog flags
  • Fixed dialog issues during Sebille and Fane’s origin moments
  • Fixed Cloisterwood Waypoint possibly killing party members due to lava placement
  • Fixed Reimond triggering generic behaviors incorrectly
  • Fixed several alignment issues
  • Fixed Saheila not having enough points in Hydrosophist
  • Fixed eating Alexandar’s head triggering an incorrect achievement
  • Fixed blood puzzle getting stuck if you start the flow of blood before Blessing it
  • Fixed player possibly getting stuck when using context menu to drop a barrel
  • Fixed several tutorial messages
  • Fixed Shapeshift visual being stuck when removed during level change
  • Fixed issue regarding progress bars remaining visible on client side
  • Fixed Play Dead skill causing a combat loop
  • Fixed Oil slugs fight: some enemies were ending their turn incorrectly
  • Fixed origin moment with Saheila in the Elf encampment
  • Disabled the warning that pops up when a player leaves the Magic Mirror without having choosen tags.
  • You can now refuse to consume Roost’s Source
  • Various fixes in the epilogue dialogs
  • Fixed a number of repeating dialog nodes
  • Fixed issue with Fullscreen Gamma settings
  • Fixed not being able to drag items from containers to inventory
  • Fixed issues with Withermoore’s Soul Jar
  • Fixed a bug where trade items could appear in the same inventory slot
  • Improvements to our NAT detection system. This should improve connectivity between players who were having connectivity problems.
  • Malady will now remind you of the companion quests that are left open on Reaper’s coast, even if you are shapeshifted
  • Ifan will no longer have the Undertavern romance moment outside of the Undertavern
  • Fixed an issue where the Source amulet was not working as intended.
  • Fixed an issue where the Slane quest does not close correctly if you kill the Shriekers before freeing him.
  • Fixed sound attenuations being incorrect for some objects.
  • Fixed naming of giant healing potions.
  • Fixed AI characters trying to move out of invalid positions when they are unable to move
  • Fixed the White Magister who kept repeating her shout for every hit during combat.
  • All players will now resurrect after finishing the Arena of the One so that the dialog with Malady can continue correctly afterwards.
  • Fixed an issue where players could be eternally Wet
  • Sebille no longer proclaims she is free when enthralled
  • Fixed the FX of resurrection skills
  • Fixed Ryker not being hostile when player chooses to refuse the quest/ attack
  • Blocked illogical node from Sebille dialog while speaking with Tovah
  • Fixed gamma correction not working in windowed and fake fullscreen mode
  • Fixed issue where Hannag’s first greeting after being saved by the player wouldn’t give a reward
  • Fixed ‘A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing’ achievement
  • Removed wrong dialog nodes from Fane’s dialogs.
  • Fixed Malady refusing to come to the Lady Vengeance after attacking her on Bloodmoon Island (Really, why would you do that?)
  • You can now tell Malady only once about the Meistr
  • Removed looping from dialogs in the Blackpits.
  • Ex-companions no longer drop loot in the Arena of the One.
  • Voicebarks now play on the correct characters in the Arx death room
  • Fixed a scripting issue wherein a player enters Arx in multiplayer when the host is near the Lady Vengeance, Malady starts a dialog with an incorrect player.
  • If players were betrayed by their friends so they cannot be resurrected anymore and all other players are dead, a ‘game over’ condition has been added.
  • Made it clearer in Cullwood Mills that you are not allowed in
  • Removed Roost’s floating hand near Bloodmoon Island
  • Fixed text in the Gwydian execution scene
  • Fixed Meistr dialog when player performed ritual outside of the cellar
  • Added Ifan origin moments with ghost of Hannah
  • Fixed shapeshifting visual being stuck during level swapping
  • Meistr now reacts logically to being Source Vampirised
  • Fixed Red Prince dialog in Driftwood tavern when he is a companion 

UI Fixes

  • Fixed layout problems on the examine window in keyboard mode
  • Fixed various UI text overlaps
  • Added a delay to some tutorial messages, so they do not appear at the start of the game.
  • Allow pinging to work during combat, when it’s not your turn.
  • Added an option to enable/disable sound muting when the game window does not have focus.
  • Re-enabled the drag and drop functionality on the player names in the inventory screen
  • Increased FPS limit to 240 in the options screen
  • Restricted visual lobby name length but added a tooltip showing the full name
  • Fixed an issue where the resolution selection was empty for some players
  • Added a delay to the Hotbar tutorial of 5 minutes so it doesn’t trigger as soon as you start a game
  • Fix for some items not being selected when looking at them when playing with a controller
  • Fixed issue with appearance selectors not updating correctly when quickly switching between presets, causing some visual bugs like the voice being wrong on the origin characters in character creation.
  • Fixed aspect ratio issues when using controller in split-screen mode 

Arena

  • Fixed a situation where a player is kicked from the lobby when a player presses certain keys to start splitscreen.
  • Fixed issue with ‘ready’ button on client side
  • Fixed some rare selection issue in the character selection screen 

GM Mode

  • Overview map. Level popup of existing scenes now closes if GM deletes all scenes.
  • FIxed an issue where after subscribing to a GM campaign, it was not visible.
  • Fixed GameMaster not being able to see invisible items

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