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    Patch 9.2 Eternity's End PTR - Cypher Progression System Preview

    Patch 9.2 Eternity's End PTR - Cypher Progression System Preview
    Today we are having an early look at the Cypher of the First Ones Progression System from Patch 9.2 Eternity's End PTR.

    Disclaimer: Please note that all the following progression systems are a work in progress.

    Cypher Research Console
    The currency used to unlock perks is Cyphers of the First Ones: Echoes of the power used to forge reality itself.



    Metrial Understanding


    TalentDescriptionCostResearch time
    Metrial UnderstandingGain access to a Progenitor Core Pet and Concordances in Zereth Mortis.

    Being able to fully read a Lore Concordance will grant a bonus to all players that are near it.
    5Instant
    EchialPocopoc can be asked to seek out and mark Echoed Jiro on your mini-map when one is nearby.

    Dealic Understanding will allow Pocopoc to interact with Echoed Jiro, granting you increased movement speed, improved resources when gathering, or reduce enemy detection range.
    401 minute
    CachialYou can interact with the Caches of Creation puzzles. Pocopoc can also seek out and mark nearby Caches.

    Decrypting Caches of Creation can award you Cyphers of the First Ones.
    455 minutes
    CorialPocopoc may now to seek out and mark nearby Coreless Automa.

    In addition unlocking Dealic Understanding will allow Pocopoc to temporarily take control of wildlife to assist you in combat.
    4010 minutes
    VisialAllows visual customization of Pocopoc at the Core Configuration Console in Exile's Hollow.1308 hours


    Aealic Understanding


    TalentDescriptionCostResearch time
    Aealic UnderstandingGain access to Enhancement Consoles.

    Enhancement Consoles provide you with a selection of enhancements that last for 15 minutes.
    4518 hours
    SimlicYou can have 3 Enhancements active at the same time.7018 hours
    Simlic (Rank 2)You can have 4 Enhancements active at the same time.8018 hours
    Simlic (Rank 3)You can have 4 Enhancements active at the same time.951 day and 18 hours
    EnlicEnhancement Console interactions cost 5 energy rather than 6 energy.6518 hours
    Enlic (Rank 2)Enhancement Console interactions cost 4 energy.7018 hours
    Enlic (Rank 3)Enhancement Console interactions cost 2 energy.851 day and 18 hours
    TilicEnhancements last for an additional 15 minutes.7018 hours
    Tilic (Rank 2)Enhancements last for an additional 15 minutes.9518 hours
    Tilic (Rank 3)Enhancements last for an additional 15 minutes.1001 day and 18 hours
    ElicEnhancement Consoles now generate their Enhancements in crystallized format, which may be consumed to gain the effect or added to an item that has a crystal socket. When placed in a crystal socket, an enhancement functions in all Shadowlands outdoor areas.11518 hours
    Altonian UnderstandingGain the ability to communicate, interact, and quest with Jiro in the Terrace of Formation, Pilgrim's Grace and Untamed Verdure.1756 days and 18 hours


    Dealic Understanding


    TalentDescriptionCostResearch time
    Dealic UnderstandingPocopoc gains the ability to take control of wildlife to assist you in combat for 3 minutes.

    Pocopoc can interact with Echoed Jiro in the South West region of Zereth Mortis.

    You gain a deeper understanding of the Concordances.

    You can access a Protoform Synthesis forge to instantiate small creatures.
    2006 days and 18 hours
    CreatianPocopoc can now interact with Echoed Jiro in the South East region of Zereth Mortis.8018 hours
    Creatian (Rank 2)Pocopoc can now interact with Echoed Jiro in the North West region of Zereth Mortis.10018 hours
    Creatian (Rank 3)Pocopoc can interact with Echoed Jiro all throughout Zereth Mortis.1101 day and 18 hours
    DestrianIncrease Damage and Health for Resonant Automa:
    5% Physical Damage
    10% Health
    10518 hours
    Destrian (Rank 2)Increase Damage and Health for Resonant Automa:
    10% Physical Damage
    15% Health
    11518 hours
    Destrian (Rank 3)Increase Damage and Health for Resonant Automa:
    15% Physical Damage
    20% Health
    1251 day and 18 hours
    AllianPocopoc can control Resonant Automa for an additional 2 minutes.

    Reduce the cooldown of Resonant Automa abilities by 20%.
    7518 hours
    Allian (Rank 2)Pocopoc can control Resonant Automa for an additional 2 minutes.

    Reduce the cooldown of Resonant Automa abilities by an additional 20%.
    9518 hours
    Allian (Rank 3)Pocopoc can control Resonant Automa for and additional 3 minutes.

    Reduce the cooldown of Resonant Automa abilities by an additional 20%.
    1301 day and 18 hours
    EnrianIncrease rate of Pocopoc Energy acquisition by 16.6%.9518 hours
    Enrian (Rank 2)Increase rate of Pocopoc Energy acquisition by an additional 16.6%.10518 hours
    Enrian (Rank 3)Increase rate of Pocopoc Energy acquisition by an additional 16.6%.1251 day and 18 hours
    Sopranian UnderstandingGain the ability to communicate, interact, and quest with Automa in the Arrangement Index and Endless Sands. You can also gain access to a Protoform Synthesis forge that allows you to instantiate large creatures.2206 days and 18 hours


    Trebalim Understanding


    TalentDescriptionCostResearch time
    Trebalim UnderstandingPocopoc gains the ability to take on additonal combat roles to help you while in Zereth Mortis. When in one of these roles you gain access to a new ability.

    You gain an even deeper understanding of the Concordances.
    2606 days and 18 hours
    DeflimPocopoc attack Spin Cycle also inflicts Rend.

    Rend:
    Effect(0): Inflicts 140 Physical damage to an enemy.

    Effect(1): Reduces the healing received of an enemy by 140% for 6 sec.


    11018 hours
    Deflim (Rank 2)Pocopoc attack Spin Cycle inflicts Rend and Muted.

    Muted:
    Silences enemies for 6 seconds.
    1241 day and 18 hours
    SuplimThe ability Restorative Light will now also perform Light Barrier.

    Light Barrier:
    Pocopoc forms a Light Barrier around the caster, absorbing 33 damage.
    10018 hours
    Suplim (Rank 2)The ability Restorative Light will perform Belt of the Black Eagle and Monsoon Belt.

    Blinding Light:


    1751 day and 18 hours
    MaxlimIncrease maximum Pocopoc Energy to 12.8018 hours
    Maxlim (Rank 2)Increase maximum Pocopoc Energy to 14.1201 day and 18 hours
    Maxlim (Rank 3)Increase maximum Pocopoc Energy to 16.1302 days and 18 hours
    BassalimResonant Guardian will remain active for 3 minutes.

    Reduce the cool down of Resonant Guardian primary abilities by 10 seconds.
    12518 hours
    Bassalim (Rank 2)Resonant Guardian will remain active for 4 minutes.

    Reduce the cool down of Resonant Guardian primary abilities by 20 seconds.
    1351 day and 18 hours
    Bassalim (Rank 3)Resonant Guardian will remain active for 5 minutes.

    Reduce the cool down of Resonant Guardian primary abilities by 30 seconds.
    1452 days and 18 hours


    Pocopoc Customization



    TalentDescription
    Lead BodyChange Pocopoc body color to Lead.
    Pearl and Silver BodyChange Pocopoc body color to Pearl and Silver.
    Bronze and Gold BodyChange Pocopoc body color to Bronze and Gold.
    Beryllium and Silver BodyChange Pocopoc body color to Beryllium and Silver.
    Cobalt and Copper BodyChange Pocopoc body color to Cobalt and Copper.
    Ruby and Platinum BodyChange Pocopoc body color to Ruby and Platinum.
    Lead and Emerald ComponentsChange Pocopoc components color to Lead and Emerald
    Silver and Diamond ComponentsChange Pocopoc components color to Silver and Diamond.
    Gold and Ruby ComponentsChange Pocopoc components color to Gold and Ruby.
    Silver and Beryllium ComponentsChange Pocopoc components color to Silver and Beryllium.
    Copper and Cobalt ComponentsChange Pocopoc components color to Copper and Cobalt.
    Platinum and Emerald ComponentsChange Pocopoc components color to Platinum and Emerald.
    No VambracesUninstall vambraces from Pocopoc.
    Long VambracesInstall long vambraces on Pocopoc.
    Diamond VambracesInstall diamond-shaped vambraces on Pocopoc.
    No Face DecorationUninstall face decoration from Pocopoc.
    Face DecorationInstall face decoration on Pocopoc.
    Unshielded CoreUninstall core shield from Pocopoc.
    Shielded CoreInstall core shield on Pocopoc.
    Default CoreDowngrade Pocopoc's core.
    Upgraded CoreUpgrade Pocopoc's core.


    Device Upgrade Console



    TalentDescription
    Jump JetsAllows usage of Jump Jets
    Device 2Allows usage of device 2
    Device 3Allows usage of device 3
    Upgrade Device 1
    Upgrade Device 1
    Upgrade Device 2
    Upgrade Device 2
    Upgrade Device 3
    Upgrade Device 3
    Upgrade Device 1
    Upgrade Device 1
    Upgrade Device 1
    Upgrade Device 2
    Upgrade Device 2
    Upgrade Device 2
    Upgrade Device 3
    Upgrade Device 3
    Upgrade Device 3


    Progenitor Core



    TalentDescription
    Data MinerCore will locate sources of data that can be used to learn the language of the First Ones
    Friend of JiroCan take over deactivated Jiro
    Decryption MatrixCan decrypt Lore entires and enter them into the Lore Console
    Automa HackingCan take control of Automa Units.
    Rank 1: Tier 1 Automa
    Rank 2: Tier 2 Automa
    Rank 3: Automa Oracles
    Automa Hacking (Rank 2)Can take control of Automa Units.
    Rank 1: Tier 1 Automa
    Rank 2: Tier 2 Automa
    Rank 3: Automa Oracles
    Automa Hacking (Rank 3)Can take control of Automa Units.
    Rank 1: Tier 1 Automa
    Rank 2: Tier 2 Automa
    Rank 3: Automa Oracles
    Combat FrameCore will now assist you in combat.
    Guardian ConsolesCan use Guardian Consoles to create and temporarily take-over an Automa form.
    Guardian Consoles (Rank 2)Can use Guardian Consoles to create and temporarily take-over an Automa form.
    Guardian Consoles (Rank 3)Can use Guardian Consoles to create and temporarily take-over an Automa form.


    Progenitor Core JZB



    TalentDescription
    Mini-Game Consoles 01Can interact with Mini-Game Consoles type 01
    Mini-Game Consoles 02Can interact with Mini-Game Consoles type 02
    Mini-Game Consoles 03Can interact with Mini-Game Consoles type 03
    Mini-Game Consoles 04Can interact with Mini-Game Consoles type 04
    Mini-Game Consoles 05Can interact with Mini-Game Consoles type 05
    Pet can be TANKPet can be TANK
    Pet can be MOUNTPet can be MOUNT
    Pet can be SUPPORTPet can be SUPPORT
    Friend of Jiro (Region X)Can interact wtih deactivated Jiro in Region X
    Friend of Jiro (Region Y)Can interact wtih deactivated Jiro in Region X
    Friend of Jiro (Region Z)Can interact wtih deactivated Jiro in Region Z
    Lore Console - FloraCan interact with Lore Consoles - Flora
    Lore Console - FaunaCan interact with Lore Consoles - Fauna
    Lore Console - UnnaturalCan interact with Lore Consoles - Unnatural
    Last edited by Lumy; 2021-12-08 at 03:23 AM.

  2. #2
    So much miss the simplicity of this game...

  3. #3
    Meh this doesn't look nearly as fun as they made it out to be.

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    So .... it just takes 63 days to complete.

  5. #5
    Seems like another system I'll just completely ignore. Nothing it does upgrades my character, and I plan to spend as little time as humanly possible in the new zone since I doubt we can fly there. Will just do the campaign for the double legendary or tier set or whatever dumb shit is tied to it and then stay in Oribos like I have the last two patches.

    If it does end up being really required I'll just ask a friend what order to unlock things in and just do whatever he says. Systems like this add nothing of value to the game, unfortunately.

  6. #6
    A game designer really looked at this and thought "players will find this fun to do" huh.

  7. #7
    So instead of coming back for 9.2 I should come back 3 months after 9.2. Got it.

  8. #8
    Looks like fun, seems like all those actually playing the game instead of treating it as a glorified lobby for their raids or M+ will have a good time.

  9. #9
    another one-patch system.......

  10. #10
    8 month to full research

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    More systems, yay.. goodie. Shadowlands really needs a trigger warning for my anxiety :P
    Last edited by Orby; 2021-12-03 at 03:06 PM.

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    Overly complicated systems are now the norm in every single game, I don't know, is there really a demand for that ? If yes then I'm clearly out of touch haha

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    another reason to play Classic instead.

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    Herald of the Titans Vintersol's Avatar
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    Another system no one asked for.

  15. #15
    New systems are ok IMO but we don't need completely new systems every patch, just seems bloated and not needed.

  16. #16
    Systems ... many many many many many many many fucking systems.

    Good thing no one believed them when they said they finally realized system suck and will move away from them lol.

    Want some nice gameplay? Here .. level this system for 6 months.

  17. #17
    Quote Originally Posted by natham View Post
    So much miss the simplicity of this game...

    100% this.

    So.. many... systems...
    2008 - 2018 World of Warcraft.
    Times change.

  18. #18
    How deaf to community feedback can one company be? We heard you guys are getting tired of all the systems introduced in Shadowlands, so in 9.2...we brought you another system! Top notch work guys. Good job.

  19. #19
    If you need an entire front page to describe and explain your new systems, you may have overdone it.

  20. #20
    More systems and grinding. Yippee!

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