DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT August 16th Patch Notes

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Rinoa from FINAL FANTASY VIII joins the fray! With her blaster edge at the ready and Angelo at her side, she is not only versatile—she is a force to be reckoned with. By calling upon the sorceress power with Angel Wing, she can cast magic spells in battle, but at a price.

Rinoa Heartilly Starter Pack
Price: $7.29 / €5,99 / £4.99 This allows you to use Rinoa Heartilly and equip her with the following items.

  • Forest Owl I (Appearance)
  • Forest Owl II (Appearance)
  • Forest Owl III (Appearance)
  • Pinwheel (Weapon)
  • Valkyrie (Weapon)
  • Rising Sun (Weapon)
  • Special Chat Messages
    Note you must first purchase DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT and install the latest patch before you can use this content.

Party Dress Appearance Set for Rinoa Heartilly
Price: $3.79 / €2,99 / £2.49
Allows Rinoa Heartilly to equip the following appearances.

  • Party Dress I
  • Party Dress II
  • Party Dress III
    Note you must first purchase DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT and the Rinoa Heartilly Starter Pack, and install the latest patch before you can use this content.

Cardinal, Rinoa Heartilly's 4th Weapon
Price: $1.29 / €0,99 / £0.79
Allows Rinoa Heartilly to equip Cardinal.

Free Update Patch
New Story Cutscenes have been added

  • Balance is Restored
  • Bittersweet Victory

New Stage Added
Akademeia Fountain Courtyard from FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 has been added. A plaza leading from the main gate to the entrance of Akademeia, wherein lies the Vermilion Bird Crystal, capable of granting people the power of magic.

Character Balance Updates
Changes have been made to some of Terra and Lightning’s skills.

Terra

Charge

  • Decreased charge time from 4 to 3 seconds.
  • Charge will no longer be lost when using HP attacks.
  • Charge timer will stop during an attack motion.

Normal Fira

  • Decreased number of projectiles from 7 to 4.
  • Changed firing tempo of projectiles.
  • Changed final projectile’s strength to “potent.”

Normal Blizzara

  • Decreased number of projectiles from 4 to 3.
  • Changed firing tempo of projectiles.
  • Changed hit animation.
  • Changed attack power.
  • Changed final projectile’s strength to “potent.”

Normal Tornado

  • Changed magic potency.
  • Changed strength to “potent.”

Normal Holy

  • Decreased number of projectiles from 5 to 4.
  • Changed firing tempo of projectiles.
  • Increased speed.
  • Decreased tracking power.
  • Changed final projectile’s strength to “potent.”

Normal Thundara

  • Changed firing tempo of projectiles.
  • Changed final projectile’s strength to “potent.”

Normal Flare

  • Changed firing tempo of projectiles.
  • Decreased range.
  • Improved visual cues for move.
  • Changed final projectile’s strength to “potent.”

Normal Graviga

  • Added a slight tracking ability.
  • Changed strength to “potent.”

Charged Blizzara

  • Changed hit animation.
  • If the ice balls are annulled, they will not fire projectiles at the enemy.

Charged Holy

  • Increased average speed.
  • Added hitbox to the orb before it picks up speed.

Charged Thundara

  • Changed hit animation.

Charged Flare

  • Decreased range.

Charged Graviga

  • Added a slight tracking ability.

Meltdown

  • Changed magic potency.
  • Removed potency changes from charging. Trance mode now increases potency and increases range by 5m.

Meteor

  • Changed magic potency.
  • Decreased range by 10m.
  • Decreased number of meteors from 10 to 6.
  • Shortened time between meteors from 10f to 8f.
  • Meteors now fall on a fixed location.
  • Decreased the size of the explosion hitbox by 0.5m.
  • Removed potency changes from charging. Trance mode increases potency and increases range by 10m.
  • Shortened cancel timing for all moves by 20f.

Chaotic Current

  • Decreased maximum charging time by 42f.
  • Attack becomes airborne, even when starting from a grounded position.
  • Removed all buffs associated with this attack.
  • Strengthened during trance.
  • Hitbox radius will be increased by 2m for 15f after it appears.

Riot Blade

  • Changed magic potency.
  • Decreased number of projectiles after a successful bravery attack counter to 3, 5, and 7.
  • Decreased attack power. (For 5 projectiles: 384 -> 240, for 7 projectiles: 576 -> 287)
  • Decreased range approximately 1m, 4m, and 5m.
  • Removed ability to pass through terrain.
  • Changed the HP values for increasing counterattack potency (~999/~1999/~3500).
  • Adjusted the directional tracking.
  • Decreased movement speed.
  • Strengthened during trance.
  • Counter will always do the maximum amount of damage.

Trance

  • Added activation animation.
  • Changed effects.
  • Effect 1: Charge will no longer be lost when taking bravery damage.
  • Effect 2: Improved the potency of HP attacks.
  • Changed recast time to 70 seconds and effect time to 20 seconds.

Lightning

Paradigm Shift

  • Paradigm shift at any time, except when incapacitated.
  • Added rim lighting: red for Commando and blue for Ravager.
  • Changed animation.

Combo Damage Correction

  • Added damage reduction to HP attacks and Commando bravery attacks comboed into from Ravager bravery attacks (approximately 66%).

Launch

  • Increased attack tempo.
  • Increased distance advanced during a combo.
  • Changed position, size, and duration of hitbox.
  • Changed hit animation.
  • 2nd Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 7f.

Blitz

  • Increased attack tempo.
  • Increased distance advanced during a combo.
  • Changed position, size, and duration of hitbox.
  • 1st Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 16f.

Smite

  • Changed position, size, and duration of hitbox.
  • Changed forward movement to a spinning movement when tracking vertically.
  • Changed hit animation.
  • Changed cancel timing for dashing.

Heavy Slash

  • Changed position, size, and duration of hitbox.

Watera

  • Only explodes upon hitting an enemy.
  • Changed hit animation.

Aerora

  • Only explodes upon hitting an enemy.
  • Changed hit animation.

Blizzara

  • Only freezes and explodes upon hitting an enemy.
  • Changed hit animation.

Thundaga

  • Decreased size of lightning bolts (-0.4m in radius, -3m in height).

Crushing Blow

  • Attack becomes airborne, even when starting from a grounded position.

Lightning Strike

  • Changed the position of the first lightning bolt.

Thunderfall

  • Slowed activation time by 5f.
  • Changed magic potency.
  • Increased hitbox radius of first attack by 0.8m.
  • Shifted location where the lightning starts down 2.75m.
  • Bolts from the second onward will now fall on fixed locations.
  • Standardized the height of the bolts that deal bravery damage and HP damage.

Army of One

  • Attack becomes airborne, even when starting from a grounded position.
  • Adjusted the tracking of the initial hit. Increased range and decreased angle of fire.
  • Changed position, size, and duration of hitbox.
  • Shortened duration of poise during the first attack on whiff and after all attacks on hit.
  • Changed hit animation.

Common EX Skill Adjustments

Bravery Conduit

  • Decreased potency of a single hit from 48 to 40.

Character Adjustments

  • Changed all characters’ hit animations for some moves.

Warrior of Light

Ascension

  • 1st Attack - Shortened cancel timing for the following moves on whiff: guard/sidestep by 4f, all actions by 17f.
  • 2nd Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 4f.

Sword Thrust

  • 1st Attack - Shortened cancel timing for the following moves on whiff: guard/sidestep by 10f, all actions by 23f.

Shield Fling

  • 1st Attack - Shortened cancel timing for the following moves on whiff: guard/sidestep by 10f, all actions by 22f.

Shield of Light

  • Shortened cancel timing for other bravery attacks by 20f upon guarding successfully.
  • Shortened cancel timing for guarding and sidestepping by 5f when charged at the lowest level.

Exdeath

Mode Change

  • Change modes at any time, except when incapacitated.
  • Changed animation.

Locke

Mark the Spot

  • 1st Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 7f.

Moonring Blade

  • 1st Attack Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 8f.

Deadly Chase

  • 1st Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 6f.

Dagger Dance

  • Decreased range by 1m.
  • Decreased the range of fire by 1 degree.
  • Adjusted the tracking.

Jecht

Quick Block

  • Shortened cancel timing for other bravery attacks by 25f upon guarding successfully.
  • Lengthened cancel timing for jumping by 40f upon guarding successfully.

Vayne

Earthrive

  • 1st Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 5f.
  • 2nd Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 15f.

Skyshear

  • 2nd Attack - Shortened cancel timing for all moves on whiff by 7f.

Writ of Conquest

  • Decreased the effect of bravery regen from 600 to 400.
  • Decreased the effect of HP regen from 600 to 400.

Ramza

Galvanize

  • Decreased the effect of bravery regen from 315 to 245.

System Changes

Added enemies to gauntlet mode

  • Rinoa will appear as an enemy in some trials.

Added option to change summoning button

  • Go to “Options” and select “Controls” to set your summoning button.

Added feature to check rank points from the customization menu

  • Go to “Customize” and select “Character Customization” to view rank points per character.

Added feature to set AI rank during custom matches

  • You can now set the rank of AI characters when creating a custom match.

Changed party menu

  • Changed the position of the cursor during successive battles.

Resolved Issues

  • The following issues have been addressed.

Overall Issues

  • An issue wherein the following characters could sidestep out of a dash sooner than they should be able to: Onion Knight (ninja and sage), Cecil (dark knight), Terra (during trance), Zidane (during trance)
  • An issue wherein HP-recovery skills, including EX skills, would not display the recovered amount. (Common EX skill: HP regen; Squall: Draw & Junction; Vayne: Writ of Conquest; Y'shtola: Aetherial Pulse)

Character Issues

  • Warrior of Light: An issue wherein, if Warrior of Light took damage after casting Radiant Sword, the swords would disappear.
  • Emperor: An issue where, if the Emperor casts Starfall at a particular spot in Pandemonium, it does not hit the enemy.
  • Exdeath: An issue where, if Exdeath casts Delta Attack near a wall, it does not hit the enemy.
  • Locke: An issue where, if Locke suddenly stops summoning, the summon gauge won’t fill.
  • Vayne: An issue where, if Vayne uses Writ of Conquest on an ally, bravery regen and HP regen’s recovery effects are different than originally intended.

Other minor issues have also been fixed.

Players can obtain Rinoa by purchasing a DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT Season Pass.

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3 Comments
The_Evil_Elf
Yay! Thank you so much for this! Really, I cannot express just how much I appreciate the effort of putting the notes into English.
RDF2050
SE finally decided to hired someone to translate the patch notes from Japanese.
Bloo-floof
Thanks for making a english post about Dissidia NT!