Publish 99

  • 02/27/2018 – 1st TC1 Release
  • 03/14/2018 – 2nd TC1 Release
  • 03/28/2018 – 3rd TC1 Release & 1st Origin, Izumo, Baja Release
  • 04/03/2018 – 2nd Origin, Izumo, Baja Release
  • 04/05/2018 – World Wide Release

Endless Journey

  • 1st release of an free-to-play version of Ultima Online
  • Ultima Online: Endless Journey is a way for players to experience the core features of Ultima Online without a paid subscription. Endless Journey accounts will have access to all pre-existing and newly created characters on all shards.
  • See for more information

Town Crier Updates

  • Existing NPC Towncriers have been removed and respawned at all banks, starting inn locations, and the Eodon moongate.
  • Using the “news” speech command or double clicking a town crier NPC will now bring up the Town Cryer newspaper.
  • Town crier NPCs are updated in real time with the latest information. Non-NPC town criers (Sherry the Mouse & Coral the Owl) are updated once on server up if those objects are locked down or secure.

Town Cryer News & Quests

Town Cryer EM, City & Guild Events

  • EM event information, City Governor posts, and Guild Events are available in their respective sections of the Town Cryer.
  • Updates to the Town Cryer are done through a context menu accessed on NPC Town Criers.
  • Only the updates options the user has permissions for are displayed.
  • Governor Entries
    • May be accessed by the Governor.
    • Must have a headline, at least one paragraph entry, and an expiry between 1-14 days.
    • May have up to 5 active articles at any time.
    • Entries are cleaned up at the time of expiry.
  • Guild Events
    • Guilds with 20 or more members may have 1 active event notice in the Town Cryer guild section.
    • Guild Leaders & Warlords have permission to input, update, and delete event notices.
    • A total of 150 guild event notices may be active at any given time.
    • Events are sorted by date and cleaned up when the event date has passed.
    • Guild event notices require a headline, event month, event day, event time, event timezone, event meeting place, and event description.
    • Events may be posted for the current month and the following month.
    • Inappropriate entries into the Town Cryer will result in guilds losing permission to input further events.

The Britain Commons

  • A new area has been added to Trammel Britain in the area southeast of the First Bank of Britain.
  • This open space makes for the perfect meeting place and offers nearby access to essential city services such as a pub, stable master, and crafting stations.

Ultima Store Items

The following items will be available in the Ultima Store. Keep an eye on and in-game for release dates!

  • Virtue Shield: This shield grants a bonus to virtue points gained while equipped! The shield provides 8% to all resists, penalty free spell channeling, and 10% defense chance increase. Can be used by Humans, Elves, and Gargoyles and dyed with metallic, plant, and specialty pigments.
  • Deluxe Starter Pack: This starter pack is a perfect way to jumpstart your journey in Britannia! This starter pack includes:
    • A Runic Atlas (a high capacity runebook) that comes pre-loaded with recall runes to Britannia’s Vaults, Banks, and Points of Interest
    • A Runic Hunter’s Atlas that allows recalling to a variety of hunting grounds friendly to the training adventurer, complete with location descriptions and tips
    • A full complement of full spellbooks for all magic schools including Bushido, Chivalry, Magery, Mysticism, Necromancy, and Ninjitsu
    • A Token of Skill Alacrity that allows you and your party members to experience an increased rate of skill gain for an entire week
    • A Deluxe Journeyman’s Armor token that outfits the adventurer in a starter set of human/elf or gargish leather armor providing 70% in all resists, +15 Hit Points, +17 Mana, +17 Stamina, +30 Lower Mana Cost, +6 Hit Point Regeneration, +6 Mana Regeneration, +10 Stamina Regeneration, +5 Strength, +5 Dexterity, +5 Intelligence, and 100% Lower Reagent Cost
    • A Community Collection Point Award token that can be redeemed at the Moonglow Zoo, Vesper Museum, or Britain Library for 500,000 points
    • A Dungeon Point Award Point Token that can be redeemed for 100 Blackthorn Dungeon points, 1000 Dungeon Crystal Points of Despise, and 1000 Covetous Points
    • A direct deposit of 100,000 gold into your currency account
    • All items are account and shard bound.

Miscellaneous Updates

  • Existing city bulletin boards have been removed and new freestanding boards have been placed in each loyalty city. Only city citizens may interact with a city’s bulletin board.
  • Invisibility & Teleport Items
    • Special moves can no longer be toggled while these items are casting
    • These items can no longer be used while casting spells
    • Invisibility items now have a 2 second casting delay
    • Teleportation items now have a 1 second casting delay
  • Instanced Corpse Update
    • Only 250 items will be re-consolidated back to a public corpse from all instances.
  • Added hitching post to Shadowguard lobby

Bug Fixes

  • All pets which have been exploited by releasing or death will have the following stats reset and incur a penalty to their advanced pet training. Strength, intelligence, dexterity, hit points, stamina, mana, base damage, and all resists will be reset to defaults.
    • This change has been removed pending further development.
    • Pets tamed before Publish 97 (Pre-Patch Pets) with pet slots lower than their true pet slots will no longer be able to start new advanced pet training. This is a temporary restriction to prevent further pets from entering a broken state prior to the resolution of the above referenced issue which will be resolved in Publish 100.
  • Fixed issue where quest text would get truncated in quest gumps.
  • Fixed issue where the New Haven Dark Knight quest could no longer be reached via rune.
  • Chicken coops are now shard bound and pets that have undergone animal training can no longer be placed in the coop.

Classic Client

  • Updated login screen
  • Cliloc changes
  • Art changes
  • Resolved issue where trading platinum & crimson drakes would result in classic client crashes.
  • Known Issue: The client crashes while trying to access the game credits.

Enhanced Client

  • Updated login screen
  • Cliloc changes
  • Art changes
  • Disabled the new player tutorial

Latest Changes

  • Fixed issue where monks in the Chamber of Virtue would not properly display a gump when doubled clicked.
  • Fixed issue with Animal Trainer quest where accepting the quest from the Town Cryer and continuing the quest with a female animal trainer vs a male animal trainer could break the quest.
  • Fixed issue where players could not use rune books or runic atlases if they were not in a player’s backpack.
  • Fixed issue where using the switch clothes command on a mannequin would be placed at the mannequin’s feet.
  • Pets tamed before Publish 97 (Pre-Patch Pets) with pet slots lower than their true pet slots will no longer be able to start new advanced pet training.
  • Improved Global Chat performance.

Issues resolved since Release 1

  • Fixed issue where the word “Origin” could not be used in the Town Cryer
  • Monks at the Chamber of Virtue will now provide an informative gump when double clicked to link with the Town Cryer article on the Virtues.
  • Fixes issue with the Blackthorn Castle quest where clues could be erroneously discovered in bad locations.
  • Maps received from the Treasure Hunting Town Cryer Quest will no longer get deleted when retrieved from a Davies’ Locker.
  • Fixed issue where the protective effects of the potion received in the Covetous Quest would not function properly.
  • Allowed EJ access to TC1 & Siege
  • Updated character creation on new Endless Journey accounts
  • Adjusted gold available in the Deluxe Starter pack token