The Crystalline Cataclysm Event has returned for 3 weeks with a new reward and gameplay updates!
The Entity shards that it deploys are now immune to control effects.
Small Shards will no longer buff the Entity’s damage for the entire queue but instead, they will give the entity buff stacks towards a more powerful Energy Release after its Absorption Phase.
This change results in a potentially stronger Energy Release attack.
In response to that, we’ve added a growing AoE indicator to show the area of the Energy Release and how long it will be before it goes off.
The Entity Beam attacks no longer apply a Flight Speed debuff to players.
Instead, Large Shards on Advanced Difficulties will apply a Flight Speed debuff if they are able to explode on a player. The Entity is now entirely immune to damage while in its Absorption Phase.
The Entity Absorption Phase is now 15 seconds long rather than 30 seconds in Normal. Once the Entity has been destroyed it will explode into many Small Salvageable Crystal Fragments.
These fragments can be destroyed to gain 1-5 Salvage from each of them! These changes will
not affect the Crystalline Catastrophe non-event queue with the initial rollout. For more details, please visit the Crystalline Cataclysm blog at: https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/10978353-the-crystalline-entity-re-materializes
Klingon-allied Jem'Hadar can now play mission simulations of the Klingon House vs. House, Federation War, and Fek'ihri missions.
Resolved an issue that prevented Jem’Hadar Captains from talking to their Security Officer for Duty Officer Assignments.
Gamma Quadrant missions are no longer skippable by Jem'Hadar Captains.
Klingon-allied Jem’Hadar Captains can now wear the Honor Guard outfit. Resolved an issue that was causing the Progress window to show Diplomatic XP for characters who aren't Starfleet aligned.
Removed the uncompletable "New Duty Officers" accolade for non-Klingon characters from the accolade journal.
"Stranded in Space" is once again turned off for Romulan Captains.
Resolved an issue which caused some NPC's to have significantly higher than intended resistances to power drains.
Resolved an issue where the secondary attack on Leck's Knives would deal no damage to exposed targets in some cases.
Added the ability to reclaim "Warp Shadow Decoy" Starship Trait if the player has purchased the Aelahl Light Warbird Battlecruiser and are not a Romulan captain.