Publish 38

The following is a list of changes deployed as Publish 38 on December 15, 2005.


  • Siege/Mugen PBD fix
    • Players on the Siege Perilous and Mugen shards can now bless 1 item. Use the player’s context menu to do this. All other shards are unaffected by this change.
    • Clothing with properties has been unblessed
  • Combat changes
    • 35 damage cap for direct damage for PvP (no cap for PvM)
    • Word of Death now uses Chaos Damage
    • All stats have been capped at 150
  • Name and Gender Change Tokens
    • These tokens will allow players to change their character's name or gender
    • Players will purchase a code which will allow them to claim a name or gender change token
    • They’ll go on sale in the near future (updates will be posted on
    • Codes will be sold at
  • Christmas Trees can be placed
  • Holiday Gift Boxes
    • Holiday Tree Deed- Will offer 2 different types of trees
    • Named Reindeer and Sleighs - These will feature the names of UO Team members (double-click to see the names)
    • Snow Globe - Will have different places than previous years
    • Soulstone Fragment - Because you simply can't get enough of these
  • Players are no longer able to trade blessed items (this affects all shards)
  • New Quests - BNN - Meanings

Primary Bug Fixes

  • Vendor Rentals now display the proper time remaining
  • Player’s corpses now teleport out of a Peerless dungeon when players are kicked out after defeating a Peerless boss
  • Weight no longer remains if gold is in 2 piles when tithed
  • Plant resources now stack automatically
  • Corpses of creatures that were flying at the time of death can now be looted
  • Fixed a client crash involving Character Transfer
  • Fixed a potential shard crashing bug
  • Peerless Boss teleport items used in the wrong facet no longer take players to a bad location in certain cases
  • Fruit Bowls can no longer be consumed if a player is full
  • Added the ability for the Dev team to create chain quests that are either repeatable or non-repeatable
  • Players can no longer get stuck in a state where they can’t fish anymore because they tried to fish while overweight
  • Players can now only open one quest gump at a time plus their quest log

Exploit Fixes

  • Players can no longer trade an equipped item if they have a full pack
  • It is no longer possible to get a pet inside of a bag through the use of an exploit
  • Fixed a bug that could cause rental vendors to drop their items under certain circumstances
  • Fixed an issue that could allow players to break into other players houses


Update 1

On December 16, 2005, Publish 38 was republished with the following:

  • Fixed an error with viewing the name of a reindeer or sleigh in 3D client
  • The Humility quest reward should now have the correct name
  • Fixed another potential spawning issue with the quest NPC Aminia

Update 2

On January 20, 2006, the following was published:

  • Pub38 damage cap now works correctly
  • Christmas Tree deeds will no longer decay if left locked down in a house for over 7 days
  • Fixed an issue where Christmas Tree deeds could not be picked up in certain cases
  • Improved the Aminia werewolf spawner
  • Addressed server stability issues

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