(Update) Update on March 29


(Update)
Maintenance has concluded.
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We are planning to undergo maintenance during the following period:
18:30 p.m., March 29 - 1:00 a.m., March 30 (PT)
This update includes the following:

- Darkness Over Vellsar official release
Darkness Over Vellsar will be officially released and playable in the Rotation and Unlimited formats.
For details, see the official website.

- (Update) New leader cards
In addition to the 97 cards above, Omnis, Prime Okami and Ginsetsu, Great Fox leader cards will be included in Darkness Over Vellsar. Get the card to get the respective leader, emblem, and card sleeves.

Notes about leader cards
-The Omnis, Prime Okami and Ginsetsu, Great Fox leader cards will be treated as the same cards from Rebirth of Glory and Ultimate Colosseum, respectively.
-A normal and animated version of the leader card can be drawn from card packs. However, there is only one version of the leader, emblem, and card sleeves.
-You can only receive a leader, emblem, and card sleeves once.
-Leader cards can't be created.
-Leader cards can’t be traded for with temporary gems.
-The normal version of a leader card can be animated using a seer's globe.

- Cost changes now appear under Card Effects
You will now be able to check the effects that change the cost of cards in your hand.

- New visuals for banishing cards from deck
Visual effects will be added for when cards get banished from the deck.

- Changed the order of Strike and Clash effects
Up until now, the following effects activated, starting from the turn player's oldest card in play:
-Effects that activate when another allied follower attacks
-Effects that activate when a follower attacks
-Strike effects
-Clash effects

However, as seen in the examples below, Strike and Clash effects will now activate first, regardless of play order."
*Strike and Clash effects will specifically have the keywords included in the effect text.

Example 1:
Before:
When you have an Ephemera, Angelic Slacker that was put into play before Fangblade Slayer, Fangblade Slayer's Strike effect will deal 4 damage.

After:
When you have an Ephemera, Angelic Slacker that was put into play before Fangblade Slayer, Fangblade Slayer's Strike effect will deal 3 damage.

Example 2:
Before:
When Tenko attacks Victorious Grappler, Tenko's effect restores 1 defense to your leader, and then Victorious Grappler's effect deals 2 damage to your leader.

After:
When Tenko attacks Victorious Grappler, Victorious Grappler's effect deals 2 damage to your leader, and then Tenko's effect restores 1 defense to your leader.

- Updates to card text
The wording for some cards has been revised to be more understandable, but there is no difference to how the cards actually work.

- (Update) New Temporary Decks
Temporary decks that include cards from Darkness Over Vellsar will be added.
For details, see the official website.

- Temporary Decks added to Practice
Temporary decks from Eternal Awakening and Darkness Over Vellsar will be added to the list of decks available in Practice mode. You can select these decks when selecting the difficulty level of the computer.

- New Temporary Cards available
Temporary Cards that can be obtained through the temporary card trade will be updated to include legendary cards from Rebirth of Glory to Darkness Over Vellsar card sets. Leader cards are not included.

- Different cards available in Take Two
After the release of Darkness Over Vellsar, the cards that appear when creating a Take Two deck will change. The cards will include some of the non-Neutral basic bronze cards that all players have when first starting the game, as well as cards from the following card sets:
-Fortune's Hand
-Storm Over Rivayle
-Eternal Awakening
-Darkness Over Vellsar

Included Basic Cards
- Water Fairy
- Fairy Whisperer
- Sylvan Justice
- Quickblader
- Oathless Knight
- Unbridled Fury
- Insight
- Magic Missile
- Conjure Golem
- Dragonrider
- Blazing Breath
- Dragon Oracle
- Spartoi Sergeant
- Undying Resentment
- Call of the Void
- Dark General
- Blood Pact
- Razory Claw
- Beastly Vow
- Blackened Scripture
- Acolyte's Light
- Magisteel Lion
- Automaton Knight
- Dimension Cut
Basic cards other than those above will not appear.
In addition, Ra, Radiance Incarnate will continue to be unavailable when building a Take Two deck.

If maintenance begins after you've started a Take Two run, matches will be counted as forfeit and rewards based on your number of wins prior to maintenance will be sent to your crate.

- Different cards available in Open 6
After the release of Darkness Over Vellsar, the card sets that are available when creating an Open 6 deck will change. The following card sets will be available in this format:
-Fortune's Hand
-Storm Over Rivayle
-Eternal Awakening
-Darkness Over Vellsar

If maintenance begins after you've entered Open 6 but before you've selected a class, matches will be counted as forfeit. As recompense, 4 challenge tickets will be sent to your crate. You will not receive any cards or rewards.

If maintenance begins after you've entered Open 6 and selected a class, matches will be counted as forfeit and rewards based on your number of wins prior to maintenance will be sent to your crate.

- Updated rewards
With the addition of Darkness Over Vellsar, the following rewards will change.

- Daily Login Bonus
Before Update:
Eternal Awakening card pack tickets

After Update:
Darkness Over Vellsar card pack tickets

- Mission Rewards
Before Update:
Eternal Awakening card pack tickets
Storm Over Rivayle card pack tickets
Fortune's Hand card pack tickets
World Uprooted card pack tickets
Ultimate Colosseum card pack tickets

After Update:
Darkness Over Vellsar card pack tickets
Eternal Awakening card pack tickets
Storm Over Rivayle card pack tickets
Fortune's Hand card pack tickets
World Uprooted card pack tickets

- Tutorial completion rewards
Before Update:
10 Storm Over Rivayle card pack tickets
10 Fortune's Hand card pack tickets
10 World Uprooted card pack tickets
10 Ultimate Colosseum card pack tickets
1 Legendary Card Pack ticket
3 challenge tickets
100 rupies
400 vials

After Update:
10 Eternal Awakening card pack tickets
10 Storm Over Rivayle card pack tickets
10 Fortune's Hand card pack tickets
10 World Uprooted card pack tickets
1 Legendary Card Pack ticket
3 challenge tickets
100 rupies
400 vials

- New story chapters
Entropy's Abyss, Drache chapters will be added to the story mode.

- Enabled the feature to mute game music when playing audio from other apps on iOS
After the update, you will be required to grant the app access to your media library in order to enable the "Mute music when playing audio from other apps" setting on iOS devices.
Once maintenance is finished, a permission dialog asking for access to your media library will be displayed when the app is started.
Permission settings can be changed in Settings > Privacy > Media and Apple Music.
This function cannot be used on iOS version 9.3 or lower.

- Bug fixes
The following issues will be resolved:
-Issue in single and double elimination Player Tournaments
-Issue with game freezing when a private Take Two match is restarted while building your deck
-Issue where Seofon, Star Sword Sovereign with the effect from Combustion Demon will be banished by Resolve of the Fallen, even if its Super Skybound Art is active

The game will be inaccessible during maintenance. If you are in a match when it starts, the match will end in a draw. If you close the game or place the device in sleep mode when maintenance begins, any match in progress will end in a loss, and this loss cannot be reversed.
All Player Tournaments that are in progress or scheduled will be cancelled.
Maintenance may end before or after the stated time.
Saved replay data will be deleted after maintenance.
It may take longer for some people to get the update. If you're not able to update the game, it may be due to the cached data on the device. Please try turning off and restarting the device after a couple of minutes and try again. Please back up your game data in case your device is lost or broken.
Important: Backing up Game Data
Shadowverse Team