Update to Version 2.243

Baudin Toolan

Grepolis Team
Changelog 2.243


Dear Community,

On Wednesday July 21st Grepolis will be updated to version 2.243. As always there will be a short downtime while the update is applied.

Summary

With this update, we have made several balancing changes to Ares. For a full and detailed explanation of the design changes, please check out our DevBlog article on the topic (English only). Below is a summary of the changes.

Rebalancing

  • We've rebalanced Ladons. Below you can find the old vs new statistics.
OldNew
CostCost
Wood: 21,000
Stone: 21,500
Silver: 20,500
Favor: 490
Population: 180
Build time: 25 hours, 20 minutes (speed 1)
Wood: 9,240
Stone: 9,460
Silver: 9,020
Favor: 490
Population: 85
Build time: 11 hours, 18 minutes (speed 1)
StatsStats
Attack (Sharp): 2530-6325
Defense (Blunt): 2390
Defense (Sharp): 1950
Defense (Ranged): 2100
Speed: 100
Loot: 2200
Attack (Sharp): 1195-2988
Defense (Blunt): 478
Defense (Sharp): 390
Defense (Ranged): 420
Speed: 40
Loot: 1000
PassivePassive
Attacking targets with higher population than the
combined population of all Ladons ,
increases all Ladon’s offensive power in this attack.
For every 10 population difference,
Ladon’s offensive power increase by 30% (up to 150%).
Additionally, all other units in this attack gain 1%
attack power per Ladon (up to 10%; this does not stack with
Ladon’s offensive power increase).
Attacking targets with higher population than the
combined population of all Ladons ,
increases all Ladon’s offensive power in this attack.
For every 3000 population difference,
Ladon’s offensive power increase by 6% (up to 150%).
Additionally, all other units in this attack gain 1%
attack power per Ladon (up to 10%; this does not stack with
Ladon’s offensive power increase and does not apply to ghost units).

  • We've made changes to Ares Sacrifice and Ares Army:
SpellOld descriptionNew description

Ares Sacrifice
Sacrifice up to 100 population's worth of non-mythical units you own in this city and gain 2 Fury for every 1 population sacrificed.
Costs: 100 Favor
Sacrifice up to 50 population's worth of non-mythical units you own in this city and gain 2 Fury for every 1 population sacrificed.
Costs: 100 Favor
Ares Army
Consumes the entire fury pool. For every 10 points of Fury consumed this way (rounded down), add one Spartoi to the offensive command.
Costs: 380 Favor + 100% of current Fury
Consumes the entire fury pool. For every 25 points of Fury consumed this way (rounded down), add one Spartoi to the offensive command.
Costs: 380 Favor + 100% of current Fury

  • Lastly, we've made some adjustments to Bloodlust
SpellOld descriptionNew description

Bloodlust
Improve offensive ability of all attacking units by 5% + 1% for every 200 Fury available. Additionally, 50% of your dead unit's population return to you as Fury once the battle has ended.

Costs:
100 Favor + 50% of current Fury

Improve offensive ability of all attacking units by 5% + 1% for every 200 Fury available. Additionally, the battle points for this attack are increased by 1% for every 1000 Fury available.

Costs: 100 Favor + 50% of current Fury
Bugfixes

  • Both Spartoi's and Ladons are now available fully in the recruitment overview window.
  • Helmet of Invisibility will now give a clear message when trying to be cast on a command after more than 10% of the trip time has passed.
  • The Trade and Spell buttons will no longer show for Ghost towns accessed from the Island Info screen.
* Found on beta, did not occur on live worlds.



We hope you enjoy the update and would love to hear any feedback you have here.

Best regards,
Your Grepolis Team