Jeremy Dalberg reported today on the UOHerald that all Ultima Online game shards will be published with an update during their next scheduled maintenance.
All shards will be published with the following at their next regular maintenance:
Changed skill and mana requirements for the following ninja skills:
Focus Attack: Min Skill now 30. Mana Cost now 10.
Surprise Attack: Min Skill now 60.
Backstab: Min Skill now 40.
Mirror Image: Min Skill now 20.
Changed minimum Hiding requirement for Stealth from 50 to 30
Spells that debuff a target such as Clumsy, Weaken, Curse, Mind Rot, etc. will now have a better chance to raise Resisting Spells skill at lower skill level
The Monks have returned to the Yew Winery to sell Monk Robes
SIEGE PERILOUS SHARDS ONLY: The bonus to resists for exceptional armor creation on Siege Perilous and Mugen is 1% for every 12.5 points of Arm Lore. Maximum of 8% bonus resists (at Grandmaster Arms Lore).
New Haven Updates
Added several new NPE Quests:
Rewards from the New Player quests have had their power adjusted. This change will apply to existing items as well as new items.
The mayor of New Haven, Amser, will now appear in New Haven. She will tell the player character about the town
Added animal and mongbat spawns in Haven forests
Hamato, the Bushido instructor, will now buy and sell Bushido spellbooks.
The accelerated gain area spam has been replaced by a sound effect and a buff icon
Undead spawn in Old Haven has been increased and the difficulty adjusted
More Healers wander in Old Haven and the surrounding forests
Brigand camps have been spotted on the isle!
Lyle and Sadrah have survived the disaster and returned to New Haven
Shops in Haven have hung their signs
Escort quests are now available in New Haven
Players should no longer be able to complete a quest and get the quest reward if the item cannot be put in their backpack.
Soulstones cannot be used by a player who is currently undergoing one or more New Player skill quests.
Skills cannot be purchased while under the effects of an accelerated skillgain scroll or NPE quest.
Churchill is no longer a Mystic Llamaherder
The “Young Player Teleport” will now drop live players in the center of New Haven and dead players in the New Haven Healer Shop
Broken Haven Level 0 Treasure Map locations have been fixed.
Crafting items with Carpentry and Fletching Runic tools and special wood should give the correct result
New Player Quest reward items will no longer be blessed on Mugen
Spinning wheels and other interactable objects in New Haven will work properly