New Elden Ring patch improves weapons and incantations, fixes more bugs

Patch 1.04 adds big changes.

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Ring of Elden developer FromSoftware has released patch 1.04 for Tuesday’s game. Along with a slew of bug fixes and balance changes, it also added more quests for a beloved character.

In the last update, colossal weapons received some much-needed attention, as large two-handed weapons fell short compared to other weapon types. Some of the changes include increased damage, faster attack speeds, and improved guard when blocking with weapons.

Many casts also saw improvements, including faster casting speeds, larger areas of effect, decreased cooldown, and increased damage/effect. A watered down incantation was Swarm of Flies, which summoned a group of Blood Flies to attack enemies. With the new update, insects will do less blood damage, which will reduce the overall effectiveness of the cast.

Another big change is FromSoftware’s main character fixes. As is the case with most characters in the game, he had a series of quests for players to complete. Some players acknowledged that the conclusion of his quests seemed almost premature. According to the patch notes, some event phases have been added to the character, which could lead to more quests or other changes. Patches have appeared in every FromSoftware game since Demon’s Souls except Sekiro, and are known to plague the player with various tricks and tricks.

FromSoftware also added a subtle but important change at the very beginning of Ring of Elden. When players are transported to the Stranded Graveyard at start of the gamesome missed the Cave of Knowledge, which acts as the tutorial area of ​​the game. With patch 1.04, players will get a prompt that they will need to jump into the hole to learn the basics of Elden Ring.

The new update should install automatically on the PS4, PS5xboxone, Xbox series X|S and computer each time it is started.

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