Community Announcements - Senshu
Greetings Everyone,

A new patch is now available, which includes bug fixes and design changes.

Announcement
For one day, February 2nd, the Boon’s Eve campaign will be available on the Pox Nora Marketplace. This is your chance to get the Limited Edition Blood Owl rune if you missed it for during the Boon's Eve event period.

This one day re-release of the Boon's Eve campaign is coinciding with the All hail our terrible and mighty master Liquin_3rd Day, which is an event created by the community to praise the elusive Pox Nora artist Liquin_3rd.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed several instances were errors would occur when specific game mechanics would interact with each other
  • Fixed an issue where Domain: Dead Magic Zone was stacking +2 DMG and +1 DEF for every instance Dead Magic Zone was applied to a single location.
  • Poisonburst is no longer incorrectly usable while Incorporeal
  • Preparation's stat buffs are now properly removed if the ability is lost
  • Stealthed relics should no longer persist for the opponents after destruction
For a full list of the balance changes check out the Official Patch Notes.

See you on the Battlefield!
Community Announcements - Senshu
Greetings Everyone,

The Visions of Amareth Midterm is here, and with it comes eight new Legendary runes, one Limited Edition rune, a new story, and more!



Visions of Amareth Midterm Short Story Contest Results
In December we launched a contest giving players a chance for their short story to become part of Pox Nora Lore. The community narrowed down the entries to 3 finalists. All the entries were exceptional, resulting in this being extremely close decision, but after much deliberation Bellagion's entry A Field Report was determined to be the winner. The three finalists will be contacted regarding their prizes. Congratulations to Bellagion, the two other finalists Skullferno and badgerale, and a big thanks to everyone who participated.

General
  • The Visions of Amareth Midterm Pack has been added to the Pox Nora Marketplace. This pack will give 1 of the 8 new Legendary Visions of Amareth Midterm runes along with 2 Platinum Tokens.
  • The Outcast De'lim Skin Bundle has been added to the marketplace will award the Limited Edition Outcast De'lim rune with unique art and sprite, 1 of the 8 new Legendary midterm runes, and 2 Platinum Tokens.
  • A new story A Field Report by Bellagion is now available.
New Runes
Legendary
  • Croma Extinguisher
  • Cyclops Rockshaper
  • De'lim
  • Dunes Enigma
  • Flamebreath Ballista
  • Lonx Icelord
  • Salaman Privateer
  • Slitherine
Limited Edition
  • Outcast De'lim
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the equipment Ethereal Hammer not to function.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed for inactive runes to be crafted using the Rune Forge.
  • Fixed an issue where the relic Ethereal Pool was inappropriately giving illusions Scornful.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing Heroic Achievements to not properly reset or track progress for some players.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed champions with the ability Brushwalker to move over impassable terrain if those tile spaces were Vegetation.
  • Fixed an issue with the ability Nora Pearls that allowed its effects to stack.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the spell Nora Drain from being cast.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the Scythe Whirl ability's buff from being dispelled.
  • Fixed an issue with the ability Fire Blast that was causing it to hit friendly champions.
  • Fixed an issue where the ability Equip: Heretic Shackle could equip unequipable champions.
  • Fixed an issue where the ability Magnate's Blessing would not trigger Quest: Support Ally.
  • Fixed an issue where the condition form the spell Taint could not be dispelled.
  • Fixed an issue where a champion with the ability Precision could still miss if the target was under the effects of the spell Whispers of the Mind.
  • Fixed an issue where some players Avatars would have abilities that were above rank 3. All abilities on Avatars should not go higher than rank 3.
Changes
For a full list of all the changes checkout the Official Patch Notes.
See you on the Battlefield!
Community Announcements - Senshu
We are happy to announce the Visions of Amareth Midterm will be released on January 20th.

Additionally, the Visions of Amareth Megabox will be removed form the Pox Nora Marketplace on January 13th. This is the last chance to get the Limited Edition Ice Dragon Statue or Flaming Skull relics.

For more details about what is going on with Pox Nora be sure to checkout the Official Forum Announcement.

Happy Playing!
Community Announcements - Senshu
Greetings Everyone,

The submission period for the Visions of Amareth Midterm Short Story contest has ended. We have 10 entries for the Pox Nora community to vote to decide who will be the 3 finalists. To cast your vote go to the Vote: Visions of Amareth Midterm Short Story Contest forum thread. You will be able to vote for up to 3 stories that you would like to see become part of Pox Nora cannon. The community voting period will be open until January 4th, 2016 12PM PST (3PM EST, 8 PM UTC).

We wish the best of luck to all the contestants!
Community Announcements - Senshu
Greetings Everyone,

This is the last patch of the year and we have many joyous things.

We have given one Legendary champions form each faction a holiday makeover. These festive combatants will be available in the Holiday Reskins pack. For those who want to spend some gold there is also a Holiday Extended Set Special pack that guarantees a Legendary and Exotic runes.

For those who love a good Single Player challenge a Winter Holiday campaign is also available for free for a limited time. Romp around as the abominable rhyming Krampus as it revels in the displeasure of others in joyous glee.

The Holiday Packs and Campaign will only be available until January 4th, 2016.



General
  • Added a new festive Holiday Reskins pack to the Pox Nora Marketplace. Each pack comes with 1 Limited Edition rune from 8 holiday themed reskins of legendary runes and 2 platinum tokens.
  • Added a new Holiday Extended Set Special pack to the Marketplace. Each of these packs give the following runes from the Extended Set: 1 legendary, 1 exotic, 2 rares, 4 uncommons and 4 commons.
  • For a limited time an all new Winter Holiday campaign will be available to all players. Completing this campaign on Legendary difficulty will award 2 Platinum tokens.
  • Removed the gold notification for progressing to a new League to address confusion regarding gold earned.
  • Avatar abilities are now capped at Rank 3

Website
  • Only players who have reached the Battlemaster league will now appear on the Ranking's page.
  • Updated the rankings and player profile pages to properly use the new League icons.
  • Added new wallpapers to the website Pox Nora Website.

Design Change
  • Temporary Incorporeal conditions can now be removed by Dispel effects

Bugs
  • Fixed several issues that caused errors in matches.
  • Fixed an issue where the ability Nexus Aura was not functioning properly.
  • Fixed an issue where Tournaments would crash resulting in any active tournaments ending prematurely.
  • The conditions from the abilities abilities Mirefolk Fealty, Mirefolk Resurgence, and Mirefolk Transcendence can now be properly removable via Dispel.
  • The effects from the spell Vampirism can now be properly removed via Dispel.
  • Fixed an issue with the launcher where clicking Account would not take the player to the appropriate webpage.
  • Fixed an issue where Zombie Apocalypse would not properly consider summoned Festering Corpse's for giving the ability Swarm: Festering Corpse.
  • Fixed an issue where the ability Black Tempest would continue to hit enemy champions that are outside of it's area of effect.
  • Fixed issues with the spells Call of the Tundra and Drone Signal where the summoned champions would still drop Nora Globes.
  • Fixed the following issues with the ability Tidal Wave:
    • Fixed an issue where it was not properly affecting friendly units
    • Fixed an issue where the targeting template would remain present after activation
    • Fixed the broken Combat log message
  • Fixed an issue where the ability Holy Armaments was incorrectly triggering when an enemy champion was equipped.
  • Fixed and issue where the ability Healing Wind would continue to heal a friendly champion that moved out of range.
  • Fixed an issue with Haunting Visions where it was giving the wrong buffs and had an incorrect tooltip
  • Fixed an issue where champions could still become Inhibited from the Diseased condition even if they had the ability Immunity: Disease.
  • Fixed an issue where the Large champions would not be affected by the ability Dreamstate.
  • Fixed an issue where the condition possessed from the ability Sleeper Agent could be inappropriately cleansed or removed.
  • Fixed an issue where the Sandblasted from the spell Sandstorm would only lasts 3 turns instead of 6.
  • Fixed an issue where the ability New Growth would create a real champion not a summoned champion.
  • Fixed an issue where the abilities Electric Overload and Frost Overload would equip Unequippable units.
  • Fixed an issue where the spell Obelus would do damage even on abilities that return invalid target.
  • Fixed an issue where the spell Consecrate the Earth was missing its rune art in-game.
  • Fixed an issue where the spell Spell Ward was missing its rune art in-game.
  • Fixed an issue where players weren't getting the proper Battlemaster icons.

For a full list of all the Faction and Ability changes checkout the Official Patch Notes.

Join the Discussion on the Forums.

See you on the Battlefield!
Community Announcements - Senshu
Greetings Everyone,

The Pox Nora Midterm Short Story Contest has been revived! For those budding and experienced writers who love Pox Nora's lore, here is your chance to contribute to this game's cannon.

For this story contest, players who want to participate can submit as many short stories as they want. Short stories submitted to this contest can not exceed 500 words and can not conflict with any current Pox Nora Lore. The short story should build upon what happened in the Visions of Amareth Expansion.

All short stories for this contest must be posted on the Submissions: Visions of Amareth Midterm Short Story Contest forum thread on the Pox Nora forums before December 21st 10AM PST (1PM EST, 6 PM UTC). If you don't have a Pox Nora forum account you will need to create one at http://forums.poxnora.com/index.php.

For full details about this contest including Rules and Prizes see the Visions of Amareth Midterm Short Story Contest thread on the official Pox Nora forums.

We wish all participants the best of luck!
Community Announcements - Senshu
From November 25th to December 3rd all exotic and legendary runes form the Ronin, Coalitions, and Path of De'lim are available in special holiday packs on the Pox Nora marketplace.



The Exotic Collector Pack includes one of every Exotic rune, while the Legendary Collector Pack contains one of every Legendary rune from those three expansions. This is the perfect chance to finish your collection of those hard to get runes released this year. Join the forum discussion.

Seasons Greetings from all of us at Desert Owl Games.
Community Announcements - Senshu
Greetings Everyone,

Pox Nora's 27th expansion, Visions of Amareth, is now available!




General
  • 50 New runes have been added to Pox Nora.
  • 8 Limited Edition versions of revised runes have been added to Pox Nora.
  • Visions of Amareth Pack has been added to the Marketplace. This pack comes with: 6 common, 3 uncommon, and 1 rare rune. Each rare slot has a 10% chance of becoming an exotic. Also this pack comes with 1 Platinum champion point token.
  • Visions of Amareth Box has been added to the Marketplace. This box comes with 10 Visions of Amareth packs. Get 9 packs and the 10th is FREE. The first pack is guaranteed to contain an exotic and two Limited Edition champions. Additionally, this box comes with 500 FREE shards.
  • Path of De'lim Megabox has been added to the Marketplace for a limited time. This Mega Box comes with three Visions of Amareth boxes, one Limited Edition relic, and 5 extra platinum tokens.
  • A new League system has been added to Pox Nora along with League rewards. Players will now be able to earn rewards including runes from the Visions of Amareth expansion by playing Ranked PvP matches. Rewards will be earned for each new league the player reaches. Ranked 1v1 and 2v2 leagues will have separate progressions and both will have their own rewards. This new ranking system will reset upon every expansion cycle.
  • Path of De’lim expansion is now available on the rune forge has been added to Extended Packs and Boxes.
  • The next installment of the ever enduring Pox Nora story is now available.
  • Updated 300+ abilities, spells, relics, and equipment to use popup condition tooltips for descriptions.
League Rewards
  • Standard League V (Level 1) - Starting Level
  • Standard League IV (Level 2) - 1000 Gold
  • Standard League III (Level 3) - 3x Commons from Visions of Amareth
  • Standard League II (Level 4) - 3000 Gold
  • Standard League I (Level 5) - 3x Uncommon from Visions of Amareth
  • Rare League (Level 6) - 500 Shards
  • Exotic League (Level 7) - 2x Rare from Visions of Amareth
  • Legendary League (Level 8) - 1000 Shards
  • Limited League (Level 9) - 1x Exotic from Visions of Amareth
  • Battlemaster League (Level 10) - Ice Dragon Statue LE and Flaming Skull LE
Next League Requirements
+1 Points for a Ranked Loss, +2 Points for a Ranked Win
  • Standard League V (Level 1) - 5 points
  • Standard League IV (Level 2) - 10 points
  • Standard League III (Level 3) - 15 points
  • Standard League II (Level 4) - 20 points
0 Points for a Ranked Loss, +2 Points for a Ranked Win
  • Standard League I (Level 5) - 25 points
  • Rare League (Level 6) - 30 Points
-1 Points for a Ranked Loss, +2 Points for a Ranked Win
  • Exotic League (Level 7) - 35 Points
  • Legendary League (Level 8) - 40 Points
-2 Points for a Ranked Loss, +2 Points for a Ranked Win
  • Limited League (Level 9) - 50 Points
  • Battlemaster League (Level 10) - Top League
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an exploit that would allow players to trade untradeable runes.
  • Fixed a display bug regarding the expanded deployment zone from the ability Necrosis that would occur after reconnecting to the game if disconnected or in observer mode.
  • Fixed an issue with the spell Razor Ice that was preventing it's area of effect from being shown.
  • Fixed an interaction issue with the spell Loot and the equipment Chillshard where the equipment would still continue to chill your units instead of the opponent's.
  • Fixed an issue when the ability Psychological Warfare applies Confused to a Frightened target. If the target was already Confused the ability would cause upgrades to return to the champion.
  • Fixed an issue with the map Tundra Lake that was preventing terrain changes on some tiles.
  • Fixed an issue with the map Underdepths where some tiles were not properly indicating they were Lava.
  • Fixed an issue with the map Ironfist Mountains where some tiles were not properly accessible.
  • Fixed an issue where champions with the Elite ability could be destroyed by the equipment Forbidden Fruit.
  • Fixed an issue where the effects of not being able to gain AP would remain on a champion after the ability Blood Fueled was removed.
  • Fixed issue with the ability Mason's Spire rank 1 not properly having AE5.
  • Fixed an issue with the spell Minefield where the mines would continue to be visible to the opponent after being destroyed.
  • Added the ability to forge and sacrifice Legendary Equipment, Relics, and Spells in the Rune Forge.
  • Fixed an issue with the spell False Orders where this spell's global effect would be removed if the same player deployed a champion.
  • Fixed an issue with the spell False Orders where the global effect was not properly displaying its description.
  • Removed the requirement of a Deployment Zone for the spell False Orders.
  • Fixed an issue where champions with the Compelled condition could still attack relics.
  • Champions with the ability Boss can no longer get the condition Plagued this was done to resolve an issue where the on death effect would not trigger.
  • Fixed an issue with the abilities Psychic Agony and Defensive Turtle where they were not triggering if the cause of the HP reduction was Loss of Life.
  • Fixed an issue where the equipment Bone Circle Staff would sometimes be duplicated when the on death effect would trigger. Also, fixed an issue where some champions couldn't equip the staff.
Drums of War and Player Ranks
All players who played a minimum of 50 ranked matches and their primary faction was the Drums of War Winning Faction, Underdepths, have been awarded 2000 Gold along with 5 Three Day Gold Bonus Tokens.

For a full list of all the changes in the Visions of Amareth go to the Official Patch Noteson the Pox Nora forums.

See you on the Battlefield!
Community Announcements - Senshu
The final Preview for the Visions of Amareth expansion is now available! In it we show not just the rune art but some of the finished new runes with stats and abilities which players can look forward to in Expansion 27.



To see the full details of the newest preview be sure to checkout the Official Forum Post.
Community Announcements - Senshu
Greetings Everyone,

As the release date for Pox Nora’s 27th expansion, Visions of Amareth, grows closer we wanted to do an in-depth preview of the type of content you can expect on November 18th.

Visions of Amareth Preview Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5XI0NcfIzI
After watching the video be sure to join the discussion on the Pox Nora Forums.

Enjoy!
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