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7/22 MAINTENANCE

Auto Chess 2021-07-21

Dear players,


Auto Chess will disable the Matchmaking system at 15:00 on 2021-07-21 (UTC). And will be under maintenance at 16:00 on 2021-07-21 (UTC) for approximately 6 hours. You won’t be able to log into the game during this period. If necessary, the scheduled server launch may change to accommodate any additional maintenance. 


Patch note:

[New Chess Piece]

New Chess Piece

Gem Artisan

Quality: Rare

Race: Civet

Class: Mech

Ability-Gemstone Wave: Uses gemstone to teleport Gem Artisan (including itself and all pieces of the same name) to somewhere near a random enemy unit, dealing 150/200/250 pure damage to nearby enemies within 1 grid for every Gem Artisan that reaches the area.

CD: 9s/7s/5s


New Race

Civet(1)

Race effect: Creates a duplicate when a Civet piece ranks up to 3 stars.

When battle starts each round, if two identical pieces exist on the board, summons a Golem copy with 100% damage ability for each couple of identical pieces.


[Balance]

Chess piece

1.Werewolf Shapeshift (Ability): Turns into a wolf and gains +20%/30%/40% → 20%/35%/50% current/max HP, and summons 2 wolves.

Wolf (Summons) base ATK: 60/100/140 → 70/110/150 


2.Evil Knight Shield of Skeleton (Ability): Creates a shield that absorbs 150/250/550 → 200/300/600 damage. The shield will damage enemies within a range after being destroyed.


3.Cannon Granny Artillery (Ability): Switches weapon to cannon, increases ATK Speed and range, dealing physical damage, and reduces target's ATK Speed by 30%/30%/30% → 25%/25%/25%.


4.The Scryer Raven Arcane (Ability): 

Casts an ability based on the highest activated tier Class/Race Synergy of the enemy’s lineup (with at least 3 chess pieces).

Electromagnetic Pulse: Mage/Shaman/Divinity→Mage/Shaman/Divinity/Priest/Civet

Darkfeathered Servants: Warrior/Cave Clan/Goblin→Warrior/Cave Clan/Goblin/Witcher

Blood Surge: Mech/Warlock/Marine→Mech/Warlock/Horn/Pandaman/Kira

Sonic Attack: Hunter/Assassin/Glacier→Hunter/Assassin/Glacier/Demon/Drawf: 

Bolt of Lightning: Knight/Human/Egersis→Knight/Marine/Feathered/ Martialist: 

Earth’s Fury: Beast/Feathered/Demon→Beast/Feathered/Insectoid/Human/Wizard

Whirlwind Attack: Druid/Spirit/Dragon→Druid/Spirit/Dragon/Egersis


[Chess piece mechanism change]

1.Adjusted the Grand Herald ability (Take Control) effect: Now it can clone Passive Effect from Unicorn (When attacked, reduces the attacker's ATK Speed. ) and The Source (Restores Mana for allies).

2.Adjusted the ability casting logic for Redaxe Chief, Ripper, Lava Shaman, and Thunder Spirit: if there's no enemy within the ability range, they won't cast abilities.


[Season]

1.S13 will start at 16:00, Jul 25, last 9 weeks, and end at 15:59:59, Sep 26 (UTC).

2.New Season Chess Player - Sharky


[Chess Pass]

1.S12 Chess Pass will end at 15:59, Jul 25. Please pay attention to the time. 

2.S13 Chess Pass will be available with the new Season at 16:00, Jul 25, and end at 15:59:59, Sep 26 (UTC). (Lasts 9 weeks)


[New]

1.New Workshop map - 2V2 Lite

Simpler operation, share the HP, enjoy it now!


2.New Training Camp levels - Horn synergy tutorial

Master the Horn race synergy easily and fun.


3.New Biography updated

Chess piece Biography updated! New:

Normal: Taboo Witcher

Uncommon: Dwarf Sniper, Hell Knight, Lightblade Knight, Whisper Seer

Rare: Fallen Witcher, Warpwood Sage, Poisonous Worm, Jade General

Epic: Siren, Pirate Captain, Spider Queen, Thorn Predator

Legendary: Space Walker, Helicopter, Cannon Granny, Rogue Guard, Phantom Queen, The Scryer, God of Thunder


4.Added sound effects for chess piece Summons and Transformation in the Illustration. 


5.Added a button to check player's Chess Club info in the chat channel. 


6.Added chess piece sale price display in-game.


[Fix]

Fixed a display issue when activating the highest synergy by Wizard (4) synergy.


[Optimization]

1.Optimized the match-making mechanism on higher ranks. Reduce the probability that Queen players match Rook players in a game. 

2.Optimized the rules for team-up in single-player Rank mode. Queen players can only team up with the King and Queen players now.

3.Optimized the Drodo Fortune display in Daily Check-in. 

4.Optimized the Medal display. Medal animation will be automatically played when joining a team.

5.Optimized the fragments display in Fragment Store. Click the corresponding icon to view the exact number of fragments you own. 

6.Optimized the overall design of the interface at the end of rounds.

7.Optimized the Chess Club page and operation. Added Chess Club rules explanation.

8.Optimized the illustration and corresponding Avatar for some pieces.

9.Optimized item recommendation for new pieces. Recommended items for new chess pieces will base on the current chess piece data.

10.Optimized Starred Lineup interface, players can now share lineups in Chess Club chat channel. 


We are deeply sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused. Should you have any questions, please contact customer service. Thank you for your understanding.


Auto Chess Operation Team 

2021.7.21