Epic Mod Big Changes

General Changes

  • Better Drops!
  • Gambling tweaked!
  • Gear overhauled!
  • Teleporting no longer works in the Countess's Tower level 5 and Uber Tristram
  • Increased the Resistance penalties, which are now:
    • Normal: -30%
    • Nightmare: -80%
    • Hell: -140%
  • Walking velocity increased to be slightly lower than running speed to encourage blocking, dodging, etc.
  • Increased life per level to:
    • Barbarian: 6 life per level
    • Assassin / Amazon / Paladin: 5 life per level
    • Sorceress: 4 life per level
    • Necromancer / Druid: 4 life per level
  • Increased life per vitality to:
    • Barbarian: 20
    • Amazon / Assassin / Paladin: 16
    • Druid / Necromancer / Sorceress: 8


Monster Changes
  • All monsters have increased velocity (movement speed)
  • Monster density has been increased in all areas
  • All monster life has been increased by 150%
  • All monster damage has been increased by 200%
  • All monster spells now do more damage
  • Blood Moor is more dangerous to the starting adventurer
  • Some monsters have a chance on death to use certain spells
  • Many of the boss areas have been given greater difficulty
  • Lifesteal now works 100% in Normal and Nightmare and 50% in Hell 
  • Quill Bears appear randomly and drop great gear but give a Fanaticism aura to surrounding monsters
    • Don't fight them unless your at a good level for the difficulty you are in

Major Class Changes 
  • Every class has major changes

Summon (Druid & Necromancer) Level Abilities
  • Level 20: +30% Faster Run/Walk & +20 All Resistances, +5% Max Resist, Cannot be Frozen
  • Level 25: +20 All Resistances, +25% Damage Reduction, 25% HP, 100 heal-kill, 5% Max Resist
  • Level 30: +20-30 All Resistances, +15% Damage Reduction
  • Level 35: +50% Poison Resistance, +10% Max Poison Resist, +5% Crushing Blow, +5-10% Lifesteal
  • Level 40: +10% Damage Reduction, +10% Max Resist
Note: At level 50, all summons including Valkyrie equip a unique weapon!
     
    Hireling Changes
    • All Hirelings have the same stats no matter what difficulty you hire them from
    • Act 1 Rogues now have Vigor as an aura (at lvl 18) and use Multi-Shot (at lvl 6), Cold Arrow = Freezing Arrow (at lvl 30), Fire Arrow = Immolation Arrow (at lvl 24)
    • Act 2 Mercs now have Feral Rage and Zeal; also, Thorns aura merc (Nightmare Combat Merc) has been replaced with Meditation aura merc (low level Meditation)
    • Act 3 Mercs now have much better spells and carry the Conviction aura:
    • Act 5 Barbarians now have Cleansing aura, use Fury, Feral Rage and War Cry



    New or Changed Cube Recipes

    • Create a socket for non-socketed Unique or Set armor and weapons
      • Io + Lum + Ko + Fal + Item = 1 Socket Item
    • Create a repair quantity magical javelin from a Normal Javelin
      • Normal Javelin + Eld = Magical Javelin with Repair Quantity suffix
     
    Runeword Changes (for a detailed list of effect changes visit this Excel Spreadsheet):
    • Infinity & Insight can now be created from any 4 socketed non-magical weapons
    • Infinity now has chance on attack of casting Lower Resist instead of the -50% lightning resist
    • Amn Rune now gives 4% lifesteal in armor instead of 14 dmg Thorns
    • Eld Rune now gives +5 all stats in armor





    New Boot & Glove Runewords:

    Melee Boots

    Valor (Boots) / Gul Vex Ohm Lo

    5% Max All Resists
    25-30% All Resists
    50-75% Damage
    40-50% Movement Speed
    +25 All Attributes
    10-15% Damage Reduction
    +1 All Skills
    Level 10 Summon Grizzly



    Caster Boots

    Thunder (Boots) / Lo Ohm Vex Gul

    +5% Max All Resists
    +10-15% All Resists
    30-40% Movement Speed
    20-25% Faster Cast Rate
    +1 All Skills
    +20 All Attributes
    8-10% Damage Reduction
    Level 10 Valkryie



    Melee Gloves

    Vengeance (Gloves) / Um Ber Cham Io

    15% All Resists
    8% Damage Reduction
    Cannot be Frozen
    +20 Vitality
    50-75% Damage
    30-40% Increased Attack Speed
    +50 Life on Kill
    30% Faster Hit Recovery
    +1 All Skills
    10% Chance on Hit to cast Level 40 Firestorm



    Caster Gloves

    Wonder (Gloves) / Um Ber Cham Lum

    15% All Resists
    8% Damage Reduction
    Cannot Be Frozen
    +20 Energy
    +1 All Skills
    20-30% Faster Cast Rate
    +300-400 HP
    +200-300 Mana
    20-30% Max Mana
    25% Damage taken goes to Mana
    +20 All Attributes

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