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Folseus
09-16-2015, 03:09 AM
2015/09/18 17:00:000
September 18, 2015 Update Notes

▼ New System [Career Up]
- Available after completing Volume 1 Chapter 10 Quest 7
- Upon reaching the level cap, an employee can 'Career Up' allowing for further growth
- After 'Career Up', the employee becomes level 1 and inherits approximately half of their current stats
- 'Career Up' employees have a level cap of 30
- Level 30 'Career Up' employees have greater stats than before 'Career Up'
- 'Career Up' requires a [Career Up Badge] and Gold
- The Career Up Badge can be purchased in the Shop

▼ [One Year Anniversary Event]
[Memorial Quest] has had the [Ultra] difficulty added
※It has been reported that this new map can very rarely drop 3* employees.

▼ Shop
- New shop item [Career Up Badge] added

▼ Character Story
New Character Stories added.
- Clear Chapter 2, Quest 8, and check the top right of the Quest menu
- Follow specific employees through their own side story
- This specific employee must be in your party to be able to participate in the character story
- Each story can drop related items for this specific employee.
Today's update brings the following Character Story Episode 1s
Sara Bruzek ☆2 Hunter (Archer)
Lilija Autti ☆3 Scout (Rogue)
Stela Zizka ☆3 Shooter (Archer)
Kou Kutsuki ☆2 Ashigaru (Ronin)
Other employees and episodes are planned for future updates.
※Until the 10/2 (Fri) Update, these five employees will have an increased resume chance.

▼ Fixes
[Item] [Limited] Weapon Hammer effect bug has been fixed
[Battlefield] Fixed a bug that caused the game to freeze when changing parties in the middle of a battle
[Battlefield] Fixed a bug that prevented changing parties in the MAP section

▼ Other
The following employees have had their resume chances returned to normal
Claudia Capua ☆1 Soldier
Angelique Humel ☆3 Slayer (Fighter)
Leona De L'Isle ☆4 Knight (Fighter)
Edda Creti ☆1 Soldier
Kaarina Narhi ☆2 Ripper (Rogue)

https://twitter.com/kanpani_STAFF/status/644749688114057216
Today's update brings 4 new character stories! Until the 10/2 (Fri) update, these employees will have an increased resume chance.

https://twitter.com/kanpani_STAFF/status/644749989088915456
The One Year Anniversary Event [Memorial Quest] will be receiving is 'Ultra' difficulty level.
Our first Niconico live broadcast will show the renewed contents planned for special quests!
The Master Swordswoman, Rose Le Verrier's past will finally be shown...
※This story was shown in the Ultra difficulty [Memorial Quest].

https://twitter.com/kanpani_STAFF/status/644750243276296193
A new system called [Career Up] will be introduced!
[Career Up] allows employees who have reached the level cap to continue training!
Promoting requires the special [Career Up Badge] which will be available in the shop.

https://twitter.com/kanpani_STAFF/status/644763415878041600
The new system [Career Up] (Former Name: Reincarnation) is available to employees who have reached the level and class caps, allowing them to grow even further.
After the promotion, the employee will return to level 1 with a special effect in battle.
After reaching level 30 with the promotion, they should have stats comparable to before the promotion.



https://twitter.com/kanpani_STAFF/status/643983891905179649

There is maintenance for an update planned for the following time frame.
While maintenance is occurring, [Kanpani☆Girls] will be unavailable.

Maintenance Time: 9/18 (Fri) 13:00 ~ 17:00 JST
※Maintenance ending time is subject to change.


Update Speculation:
New difficulty for Memorial Quest.
5 4 new character stories (http://www.himeuta.net/showthread.php?t=5579).
Maybe finally a Soldier with a skill. Could be Aderina's turn at last. Eunice and Lilija have been waiting quite a while too.

As a reminder, the update notes will have to wait until I wake up, which is about four hours after the patch finishes.

http://i.imgur.com/8yzI2kf.png
Sara Bruzek
http://i.imgur.com/ZmXAsn3.png

http://i.imgur.com/OgaVZrC.png
Lilija Autti
http://i.imgur.com/W3LPHRz.png
Exclusive Skill: 千点衝 (Chitenshou, lit. Thousand Point Thrust)
Preview (http://gfycat.com/SarcasticHeartyCaecilian)
https://twitter.com/kanpanipani/status/644892067685007360
http://i.imgur.com/YDRmwfP.png

http://i.imgur.com/r1CTzxw.png
Stela Zizka
http://i.imgur.com/mW85tR1.png
Exclusive Skill: Dream Shot
Preview (http://gfycat.com/PoorPersonalGroundbeetle)
http://i.imgur.com/kZO0bPx.png

http://i.imgur.com/eZWnGlM.png
Kou Kutsuki
http://i.imgur.com/HweWu6Y.png

http://i.imgur.com/MmgFfZy.png
http://i.imgur.com/Zq5NdNM.png
http://i.imgur.com/k4waOD4.png

From the game guide:
http://i.imgur.com/3VtuC16.png
[Career Up] requires purchasing a [Career Up Badge] from the [Shop].
After [Career Up], an employee inherits about half of their max level stats, and by level 30 (current max level) should have more stats compared to before the promotion.
Judging by this screen shot, it looks like Monique requires about 5 000 000 Gold to Career Up along with the Badge which presumably costs Shine Stones.

Jifaru
09-18-2015, 06:00 AM
So uh, is Promotion basically the marriage system?

Folseus
09-18-2015, 06:52 AM
Only four new character stories this week. I've added the skill previews to the OP. Lilija's skill only shows her daggers being thrown, but there's a lot of slashes involved too that I didn't bother uploading because they always look really weird out of context. If you count each slash, I think it makes it look like a 10-hit skill. Stela's skill looks like a horizontal attack.

Surprising sudden system update. It's officially called [Career Up] with the kanji literally meaning Promotion. Since it's in the shop, it'll likely cost Shine Stones, though if we're lucky, an obscene amount of Gold instead. With a Career Up, I believe employees get a title that says 主任 which means Senior Staff. Everyone who doesn't have a title may have one that says something to the effect of "No Position Title". The system is basically reincarnation, allowing for more stat inflation. Get ready to grind.

Going to bed now. Enjoy.

illogic
09-18-2015, 07:41 AM
So 7* remains exclusive to 5*?
Well, time to take everyone out of retirement and finally cap them. I always left them alone once they were about halfway to 90...

Would be nice if everyone starts looking like their character art after the promotion, but I won't hope for anything.

Folseus
09-18-2015, 07:57 AM
COULDN'T SLEEP.

Career Up currently has a level cap of 30. Probably going to raise it periodically so people have things to do. Aside from this patch, they apparently started banning people on the 16th for unfair conduct. Probably means botting, but it might also refer to hacking too.

illogic
09-18-2015, 08:36 AM
Promotion screen has it's own music.

Protip: Go to the promotion screen before you use your next battlefield envelope.

Zeenoa
09-18-2015, 08:41 AM
This is hard. I want to promote couple girls but I need them for battlefield...

Also: leader icon at formation screen is gone. Probably bug.

Zenom
09-18-2015, 08:47 AM
So it's like doing a New Game+ for the character with buff bonus from reaching max. This might turn ugly, but it'll probably solve problem with the up scaling difficulty of Volume 2 mobs

Marius
09-18-2015, 09:30 AM
I like it, but 5 mill gold? looks like gold is finally worth something again lol

edit:
checked it ingame

costs actually 2 million gold and the badge costs 5 shine stones, which is rather reasonable

D Des
09-18-2015, 09:37 AM
Maybe I'm the only 1 who thinks ragnarok online when I read about rebirth update....

illogic
09-18-2015, 09:43 AM
Zeenoa With 5 stones per badge, you won't really be mass promoting employees anyway. Hopefully you have others you can use to fill up any temporary holes.

D Des
09-18-2015, 10:01 AM
illogic

By default you got 6 crystals every 2 weeks so girls promotion is limited to 1 every 2 weeks.

So to promote 6 girls that will take.....12 weeks....almost 3 months
Still sounds doable~

Zeenoa
09-18-2015, 10:04 AM
I did it anyway.

http://i.imgur.com/HWYh3n6.jpg

They are glowing now, lol.

excelence
09-18-2015, 10:10 AM
Zeenoa They glowing fine?... My Viola glowing're bugged :kongou_dot:

D Des
09-18-2015, 10:22 AM
Zeenoa

Holy hell.....how many coins did you sell???
Selling all my coins and yet I just got 4M.....

Zeenoa
09-18-2015, 10:28 AM
excelence
What sort of bug?
D Des
I had 35 mil gold earlier. Not a big deal.

illogic
09-18-2015, 11:19 AM
Can anyone with promoted units check what promotion does to rank? Just something really basic, like whether promotion is higher or lower than 6*, 7*, and whether a promoted 5* is 'equal' to other promoted characters.

It's going to be a long time before I promote anyone. I might start capping people, but that doesn't mean I'm going to promote them.

KitsuneSama
09-18-2015, 11:46 AM
So they give Sara a story weapon just after i stop using her....

So max level characters can be leveled even more? nice i guess, really wish some employees i use would get a story though

excelence
09-18-2015, 11:50 AM
Zeenoa just graphic bug, and after refreshing the game, they do fine, i guess earlier my pc didn't downloading the patch completely

illogic
09-18-2015, 12:03 PM
KitsuneSama Everyone will get theirs eventually. Even if they did give Leona hers (and added the model for Elsa's) before everyone else.


excelence It was a bug. It got fixed quickly just like

Also: leader icon at formation screen is gone. Probably bug.

How long until battlefield is overrun with promoted employees.

Zeenoa
09-18-2015, 01:04 PM
@illogic (http://www.himeuta.net/member.php?u=3796)
Here you go. Annalina is the leader. All of them using +2 equipment.

http://i.imgur.com/ZrBsFvE.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sOq9Z12.jpg

7* is still vastly superior. :kongou_grin:

illogic
09-18-2015, 01:37 PM
Zeenoa Still a sliiiight possibility that promoted is equal to 7*. Or that it's equal to 6*. If 6* is leader, and that leader still gets hit before a promoted, then 6* is lower. Likewise for 7* and promoted.

Actually, I did ask for something basic and that was a basic test. There's a whole bunch of other stuff that could put a promoted character at the same rank as 6* and 7* instead of somewhere in between, but that's more than just a basic test.

Zeenoa
09-18-2015, 02:02 PM
@illogic (http://www.himeuta.net/member.php?u=3796)
Oh yeah, forgot about 6* as leader.
Here it is.
http://i.imgur.com/o2i9VJt.jpg

And promoted 6* as leader.
http://i.imgur.com/lYlMX8g.jpg
7* is way too superior. :kongou_grin:

illyrin
09-18-2015, 02:31 PM
I'm curious what bug they fixed with the Memories Hammers.

illogic
09-18-2015, 02:38 PM
Zeenoa So promotions don't really do anything in terms of rank. It might shift the priorities a bit for situations like two of the same class using the same weapon, but that's a minor thing.


illyrin Certain weapons were unaffected by the [Limited] (not Memories) hammer and coming out as +0. There was a tweet/information post listing the affected weapons, which was the character story weapons added a month? ago. The ones with Liliana and Saimi.
At least, those were the affected weapons if I was reading it correctly.

Folseus
09-18-2015, 05:19 PM
illogic is correct and the bug was the [Limited] Weapon Hammer not affecting the character story weapons from the update two weeks ago. This was fixed. The different bugs that came up this patch regarding the glow effect disappearing, the Career Up page leading to the Shine Stone page, leader icon missing in party formation, and battlefield fastforward button not showing up, have also been fixed since.

I currently have 41 characters at their level cap, with two at 89, two at 88, and several more in their 80s. This will be a long journey.

excelence
09-19-2015, 07:40 AM
Dunno where to post, but i think related to update

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/gat/12019828_10204648086670187_3830020584734375060_n_z psrfskqhei.jpg

From FB group for KG, someone able to snatch codes for Normal Silver post box at TGS :kongou_grin:

illogic
09-19-2015, 07:57 AM
Nona Ainsworth. Shiny new cleric, since we've already have Charis as a 4*, she's the next 5*? Or is this going to be Lottie all over again.

Folseus
09-19-2015, 01:29 PM
Hanazawa Kana.

I want to believe.

Oh, here's Lilija's exclusive skill. Super underwhelming single hit after that animation...
https://twitter.com/kanpanipani/status/644892067685007360