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Patch 1.0.3 will be hitting the servers soon, so we thought everyone might enjoy seeing what’s coming up. We’ll step through the major features here, looking at each one in some detail. Final numbers may still be tweaked here and there, but this will definitely give you an indication of what’s in store.

1. Troops can now level to 15

Five more levels for extra power. To account for the fact that rarer cards generally are more powerful, cards will now cost extra Souls to level the rarer they are. The good news is that may help us see a bit more variety in a lot of the lineups.

Level 15 Troops

2. Heroes now gain stats after level 50

Actually we’ve snuck this change in already, You may have noticed your heroes gaining more stats at 60, 70, 80, and onwards.This helps offset the fact that troops have some added power now too.

  • * +1 LIFE at levels 60,90,200,750
  • * +1 ATTACK at levels 80, 300, 1000
  • * +1 ARMOR at levels 70, 150, 400
  • * +1 MAGIC at levels 100, 500
3. You can disenchant multiple troops

Ever used a few keys at once, and then had to search through your troop list to disenchant the extras? No longer! Now, when you disenchant, you have a choice of three things:

  • * Disenchant a single troop like you did before
  • * Disenchant all extra troops of this type, down to x1
  • * Disenchant all extra troops of ALL types, down to x1

New Disenchant Options

4. Your Home Kingdom now has a DEFENDERS button

It used to be difficult to know who was defending your Kingdom while you were off attending to more mundane matters. Now we’ve added the DEFENDERS button to the Home Kingdom, you never need to be confused again (except maybe about algebra, but that’s okay)

Defenders Button

If you select that shiny new DEFENDERS button, you’ll be taken to this menu. You can now select which banner will defend your Kingdom from invaders.

Defenders Menu

5. Weekly Events now reset PvP rank, and award souls

We’re still figuring out the exact rewards, but the higher your rank, the more Souls you’ll get! Then it’s everybody back to rank 15 and off we go again! This change will take effect even if the patch has not been released at the end of the current event. You won’t see the message about receiving Souls if that’s the case, but you WILL still get the Souls.

6. We finally have a News Menu

We have added a menu that we can use to pass information on to all of our players. It’ll save everybody needing to read a website or forum to keep up to date with anything important.

So when is Patch 1.0.3 exactly? It’s difficult for us to say. We need to send it to Apple for approval and that will likely take longer than a week. We certainly can’t release features like extra troop levels on one platform first! So stay tuned and we’ll keep you all updated via the website and via Facebook/Twitter/Google+ when it’s coming.

11 Comments ON " Patch Preview 1.0.3 "
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    shadowkhai December 2, 2014 at 19:28 - Reply

    I’m a fan of all of my these changes though I hope the additional soul cost on more rare troops will only occur at level 11 or higher.

    Otherwise this seems to punish newer players who do not already have these more rare cards at level 10. Meaning it will take them even longer to catch up to those who do.

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    Dan December 3, 2014 at 03:02 - Reply

    Any chance there might be some bug fixes in this update? I’m not even able to start the game, much less enjoy the new update content. It constantly hangs on the beginning loading screen. If I delete and reinstall the app, will my progress disappear?

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    Tom December 3, 2014 at 06:44 - Reply

    Nice upDates can not wait till it comes out on Android devices. Really enjoy this game.

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    illuminunu December 3, 2014 at 09:57 - Reply

    Fantastic, the ease of disenchanting multiple troops will make everyone’s lives easier, along with the defenders button, loving it

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    xNANx December 4, 2014 at 02:38 - Reply

    Are we still gaining “Glory” ? Or this system is going to be removed?

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    madalin December 6, 2014 at 09:29 - Reply

    Release it for Android already, ffs .. what is taking so much ?

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    Tacet December 11, 2014 at 20:33 - Reply

    Is there going to be new Steam achievements with, or eventually for, this update such as leveling a troop to 15, reaching level 250/500/750/1000, etc.?

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    Marilyn December 15, 2014 at 17:07 - Reply

    I’ve played every Puzzle Quest since they first came out…but Gems of War is by far my most favorite to date…thanks guys for giving me a daily fix of my favorite match three…RPG. I LOVE this game. 🙂

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    emokid December 22, 2014 at 04:25 - Reply

    how can i play agains vs my friends? is that posible?

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