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event coin capping needs better patch notes

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edited November 21 in Suggestions, Feedback, and Requests
This has been bothering me for the past few updates, but Awake's patch notes completely fail to explicitly say how hunting mobs near your level can earn you event coins, other than the generic reward bullet point at the end. Awakening Auras & Sonic Auras are not defined. This makes reading patch notes to try to plan ahead and mentally prepare for event capping very stressful and difficult to visualize. I get a lot of anxiety when the patch finishes with only a few hours to cap on the first day of the event, not knowing how much time I will need to spend between accepting quests & actually mobbing. It would be nice to be able to quantitatively compare participation in minigames with mobbing to decide which to optimally pursue.

These are the instructions given in the patch notes (even after removing the supplemental info like 20 levels above/below, there is no improvement in clarity):
Defeat monsters near your level,
collect Awakening Auras,
level up your Baek Gong's Flute skill,
obtain more Awakening Auras once your Baek Gong's Flute skill levels up.
When you have reached the Awakening Coin capacity of the day, you can no longer use Baek Gong's Flute Skill.
Reward: Awakening Coins

"[Awake] Sage's Treasure: Baek Gong's Flute UTC: November 18 (after maintenance) - December 15 at 11:59 PM
Requirement: Lv. 101 and above (Zero characters must have completed up to Chapter 2). Your character must have completed the ‘[AWAKE] Time of Awakening’ quest. Accept ‘[Awake] Sage’s Treasure: Baek Gong’s Flute’ quest from the event notifier on the left side of the screen or talk to So Gong on the Mountain of Awakening map. Upon accepting the quest, you will acquire the ‘Baek Gong’s Flute’ skill. Defeat monsters near your level (20 levels below and 20 levels above) with Baek Gong’s Flute skill to collect Awakening Auras. When the flute plays, the monsters will drop Sonic Auras. The flute will stop playing when you leave the map during its performance. Once you complete Baek Gong Awakening Scroll Chapter 2 training, you can level up your Baek Gong’s Flute skill by accepting ‘[Awake] Sage’s Treasure: Baek Gong’s Flute II’ quest in the star notifier on the left side of the screen. You can obtain more Awakening Auras once your Baek Gong’s Flute skill levels up. When you have reached the Awakening Coin capacity of the day, you can no longer use Baek Gong’s Flute skill.
Reward: Awakening Coins"

What I would prefer is to have a simple 1:1 way of earning coins. These event points that give coins after an ammount is accumulated is unintuitive and confusing.


  • iArrowZiArrowZ
    Reactions: 1,700
    Posts: 155
    edited November 22
    coin capping used to be too efficient, this was a way of slowing us down basically