Sentinel tweaks - pt 1

Date: 11/2/2012 at 10:26
From: Dhar, the Underking
To : Everyone
Subj: Sentinel tweaks - pt 1

We'll be keeping a close eye on these changes over the coming week and
making further changes to Sentinels. Feel free to leave me a message
with any of your concerns or ideas.

- All dodge types except for melee now have a 2 second cooldown between
procs, instead of 6.

- Vorpal now awakens a sleeping target.

- Plague time to proc lowered to 8 seconds, down from 10.
- Lullaby time to proc lowered to 11 seconds, down from 13.

- You can no longer lay rites while phased.

- Removed Quickfoot.
- Floorsweep now requires balance.
- Floorsweep can only be used if you're involuntarily knocked to
the floor.

- Removed Hangedman as a usable tarot with Link.

- Abduct no longer works through shield and prismatic barrier.

- Prism delay to a monolithed room has been lowered to 9 seconds,
down from 12.

- Mind Clamp now drains 20% of health and mana to match the
amount it reduces your max health and mana by.

- New Skill: Lifesap.
- Reworked Dragging.
* You can now drag a prone player. This no longer requires a mount
or the target to be impaled.
- Removed Barkskin.
- Removed Attunement.
- Campfire now heals a small amount of health while upon the floor.

Woodlore (Traps)
- New Skill: Smokescreen.
- New Skill: Spike.
- Changed trap mechanics.
* There is now a in-room trap position which will trigger when a
player enters the room from any direction.
* Traps placed on exits now take up trap positions on both sides of
that exit. In other words, you can't place traps back-to-back on
a single exit anymore.
* Darts and Catapult can now only placed on the in-room trap
position, and can no longer be placed on exits.
- Dart now lets you apply two venoms to it.
- You can now set a Catapult to launch a player SKYWARDS.
- You can now chain Catapults once more, however they can no longer
- Traps are now affected by afflictions such as Paranoia and Peace.
- Darts trap will now consume darts if there is no valid target to
- Darts trap no longer fires immediately upon being triggered,
however secondary effects like Alarm will still go off.
- Darts firing speed increased from 4 seconds to 3.5 seconds.
- Noose asphyxiation messages now have a third person message.

- Added all applicable Shaman defences to the defence stripping

Penned by my hand on the 23rd of Chakros, in the year 375 MA.