Patch 1.81 was released on January 19, 2022. Here’s the full patch notes.
NEW LIGHTBEARER HERO
Added the new Lightbearer hero: Scarlet - The Arcane Shadow
The new hero Scarlet - The Arcane Shadow will be available to test play from 2022/01/19 00:00 UTC.
Added the Bountiful Trials event for Scarlet - The Arcane Shadow, as well as the Arena of Trials event “Guild Trials”, which shall commence 2022/01/19 00:00 UTC.
New Additions and Optimizations
- Added a new skin for Rowan - The Roamer called “True Baller”, which can be obtained during the "Rowan's Adventure" event. This skin will be purchasable from the Wardrobe after the event ends. The skin's actual effects can be previewed once version 1.82 goes live.
- Added the "Rowan's Adventure" event, which will become available to players after completing Stage 2-1, which opens on 2022/01/26 00:00 UTC.
- A new Heroes of Esperia season is about to commence. Players that have completed Stage 11-40 are eligible to participate in this event, which will become available on 2022/01/30 00:00 UTC. The Legendary Division has been expanded to accommodate up to 2000 players. Heroes placed in formations will receive the effects of "Fortitude's Will" and "Horn of Inspiration". For specific details please refer to the in-game descriptions.
- Added the adventure “Tundra Trouble” to the Voyage of Wonders feature, which will be available from 2022/01/24 00:00 UTC.
- Added “Bridge of Souls” to the Wandering Balloon, which can be unlocked by completing Stage 30-50 of the Campaign and by completing 60% of “Deathly Marshlands”.
- Added a new chapter to the campaign - Chapter 48 - The Crystal Dance, while also having adjusted the difficulty for certain stages of chapter 47.
- Adjusted the enemy formations of some of the stages in Chapter 42 so that some Dimensional heroes will no longer appear.
- It is now possible to enter the "Cursed Realm" interface while results are being calculated.
- It is now possible to use Trial Heroes within "Abyssal Aid".
- It is now possible to turn off the Awakening Hero Ultimate skill video via "Settings".
- Optimized the aesthetics of some "Solemn Vow" interfaces.
- Optimized the Garrisoned Mercenaries hiring mechanic. Hero loan requests can now be sent to and from strangers who are recommended by the system.
Hero Adjustments and Changes
Optimized the animation that is performed when the Ultimate skill "A New Dawn" is used.