The following is a log of all Vampires: The Darkside changes, revisions, and updates. If you have a question about an update, please submit a new ticket request.
11/2/2018 • Changed Blood Poison Relic to 20mn, up from 10mn.
• Event Changes: Opted-out players will not longer receive power
drops during events that offer them.
9/25/2018 Phase 1/2 of CP Restructuring Added
• Deprecated Vintage Council Powers
• Restructured Council Powers to be "Featured Council Powers"
• Reduced Featured CP pricing to Vintage (15FP) pricing
• Featured CP's will re-rotate this year's CPs
Note that sanctums which say "vintage" or "unearthed" will be
repaired in a future update
8/24/2018 • Legendary bosses now have a rare chance to appear in
single encounters as well as their respective multiples
8/21/2018 • Added unobtrusive VDS advertisements on all pages
• Cleaned up Morgue pages
> Updated Morgue landing page
> Added CSD and DM Sharing Buttons
> Better readability on all pages
> Player Stories background updated (requires cache clear)
6/15/2018 • Topside single scenarios no longer contain negative results
• Prowling 2/2 Fusions [achievements, collectables, etc] added
4/16/2018 • (3) Relics now have lowered age requirements
> AOD, FOC, and JOS are now available at age 10
> Level requirements remain unchanged
> Knowledge base updated to reflect changes
• Edited Hall of Physickers description to reflect correct
wait-to-heal time. It now says 30sec instead of 1mn
2/2/2018 • Prowling bosses has seen an update:
> Topside bosses of all difficulty now have an increased
chance to drop permissions to the next location
• Magenta Rune has been realigned. Rewards have been revised
based on community feedback.
> Titanic Sanctum is now available from Magenta Runes
> Unique powers are now available from Magenta Runes
> R & E points have been significantly increased
> FP & IP points have been significantly increased
> Dark Ultra Orbs have been removed
> XP has been remove
> Runes: Quality & Contents article has been updated
> Titanic Sanctum preview available here.
1/22/2018 • Runes rewards has seen an update:
> White Rune Red Blood rewards are now 30k - 75k, up from
15k - 50k
> Magenta Rage & Energy points rewards are now 300 - 500,
up from 200 - 300
1/20/2018 • Feature Addition: "Runesinger"
> Runes now drop *very rarely* in open gameplay
> Runes can be found & transformed in Town > Runes
> CSD has been updated with Runesinger section
• The Council has seen an update. You may now:
> Purchase Council Powers with decreased pricing
> Purchase Vintage Council Powers with decreased pricing
> Purchase any of (3) packages of Runes (Council > Strengthen)
> Purchase Vintage and Council powers in bulk (dropdown)
• Game Rebalance: Clan Requirements
> Clan is now max at 1000 (+1/you). Up from 500 (+1/you)
> New players will now receive +10 NPC Clan every level until 75
> All players with a previous 501 Clan updated to 1001 Clan
• Town page has seen an update. You may now enjoy:
> Visiting Hemoglobal to Bank your Red blood
> Visiting the Hall of Physickers to aid in your Healing
> Visiting Sind'Ra the Runesinger to find and transform your runes
• Free Prowls has seen an update:
> Free prowls have been changed to (8) times every (6)hours,
equaling 32 prowls every 24hrs. Up from (8) times every (12)
• NPC Fighters [Dummies] have been rebalanced
> Many NPC Fighters have been re-powered
12/5/2017 • Moved Sceptre of Janus from Prowling-only to open gameplay
Players can now acquire SOJ as all other relics
4/6/2017 • Fixed bug that was displaying player's Health numbers in fight
dialog while using the Legendary Devil's Backbone power. Player
Health no longer displays in fight dialog
2/28/2017 • Added "Battle Booth" menu in Catacombs > Passage 4.
Players can now acquire and accrue Battle Tickets in War events
to fuse in Battle Booth for weird rewards.
10/24/2016 • Fixed multiple instances of incorrect Prowling recipe ingredients
> Heads in Prowling Achievements now display as intended
> Heads in Prowling Powers now displaying as intended
> "Sacrificial Heads" recipe now includes SOD x1 to avoid
conflicts with "Legendary Lacerator" achievement
8/7/2016 • Facebook Compliance: Updated to Graph API v2.1
> FB Friend Selector updated to newest version
> Can no longer see Real Names of Clan
7/12-13/2016 • Added Devourables Amnt Rebalance
• Added Prowling Slaves
• Added Prowling Filters to Cat 4
• Added Prowling Recipes
• Added Legendary Powers
• Minor Graphical updates
• Back-end Preparations for Prowling
• General Maintenance
See Beta Patch Notes for more details
[resolved] Publishes - Incorrect FB Publish display
[resolved] Home - Prowling Alert is constant
5/25/2015 • Added Instinct Point Purchasing [Council/Home]
• Added Sire Emancipation option
Read here for Sire Emancipation details.
IP Purchasing now from Smart Menu + Council > Replenish
5/18/2015 • Updates to Regency Requirements
Regents are no longer bound to Active Player Number reqs.
All related knowledge base articles in section updated.
5/12/2015 • Routine Maintenance
• Minor graphic update to pop-ups.
• Deprecated Smart Buttons - replaced with Darkside Smart Menu
Menu as announced on our Project Roadmap.
Menu Visual Tutorial can be found here.
3/11/2015 • Updates for Instinct Points conversion
Conversion from UEP to IP as announced on our Project Roadmap.
Detailed information on conversion can be found here.
• Changes for Facebook API 2.0 [FB requirement]
Read here For more information on Facebook API 2.0
1/28/2015 • Removal of UEP Power Purchases
• As part of currency conversion | Unearthed Points to
Instinct Points. • Note to players: to maximize your amount of future new
currency, please use the following weeks before conversion to
sell all unwanted UEP. • Ability to sell UEP powers will continue until conversion
date [to be announced].
• Display of total UEP Amounts can be found on Adoption page.
• Currency Conversion is in support of the Prowling feature.
• Info Feed Patch
Combat feed records extended from 4hrs to 8hrs.
• Altercation Support - Profile Comment Visibility
Profile comment wall posts now have visibility options.
• Public + No NPC [no NPC comments]
• Clan Only
See this Article for more.
11/18/2014 • Routine Maintenance
• Info Feed Patch
No longer reverts to Combat tab when using Assists tab.
Note: assists created previous to our update will not use the new
• Altercation Support - Comment Filtering
Profanity filter added to Feed & Profile commenting areas.
• Revised Clan Page
Layout improvements, Filtering Improvements. Telepathic
Transmissions deprecated (replaced with 'Screams' - see next).
Clan tab now also displays Facebook name where available by user.
• Changes to Information Feed
Split and organized all Feed data into 3 tabbed sections.
Added new 'Screams' (clan chat) functionality into a 4th tab.
Please see this article for more information.
• Commenting to Trinity disabled
Trinity comments are now permanently disabled due to the abundance
of abusive player content.
• Rolled out Memento Mori Sanctums to memorialize deceased players
Sanctums are not available to the public. Manually applied to
player-accounts of those people who are deceased. Comments closed
out of respect for the dead.
Please submit a new ticket to inform us of any players who are
deceased and do not have this sanctum applied to their account.
• Routine Maintenance
• Council Page Additions + Improvements
• Resolved Issues with Boss Battles
• Resolved Issues with Invite Friends Tab
Council: Page revised to Tab-filtering format
Council: Added Fusion Bundle purchase option
Council: Added 1/2 refill option Rage & Energy
Invites: Purged Players included in selector
• VSN News & Archives Changeover Completed
VSN News is now deprecated. Players will only
receive Event pages ingame. Archives rebranded.
• Fixed Do-Again button breaking for some players [Fusion] • Removed FP & UEP placeholders from Catacombs 3
Placeholders were from deprecated event and
caused confusion from actual FP & UEP Amounts.
• Result-dialog Rage purchase • Result-dialog Health purchase
• Fixed floating footer in Catacombs 3
• Faster Devourable consumption
• Vintage Council Power added (Home)
• Discipline added to Council/Vintage (Home)
• Special Kill (CP Finishing Moves)
Special Kill: See knowledge-base article here for information
• Fusion: returned Do Again button • Fusion: amount owned in tooltip on images • Fusion: more filters (Sets, events, Secret Recipes) Additional Details: Updates added from community feedback.
See knowledge-base article here for instructions
• Vamporium Revision (now called Necromagical Fusion) Additional Details: Complete restructure for ease of use.
See knowledge-base article here for instructions
• Blood Poison Improvements [Mutual Blood Poison] Additional Details: When a player with Blood Poison attacks another
player with Blood Poison it results in mutual death • Preparations for Vamporium Revision Additional Details: Full release coming in a future update
• User Generated Profile Pictures Option (Gravatar Implementation)
New implementation + User Security
See Knowledge base article here for instructions
5/28/2014 • Blood Poison Relic Improvements Additional Details: Duration is now 10 minutes Kills any incoming attacker game-wide No longer shared from Childe to Sire No longer shared through JoS • AI Behavior implemented on Artificial Players Additional Details: Artificial Intelligence [AI] added to Artificial Players [AP] AI/AP will conduct human-like gameplay behavior • Additional Level-Up Skill Point [SP] checking (Security update)
• Quantity increase for all Relics
[Missed log - actual update 5-28-14, logged 6-1-14]
• Shared Relic Expiration Time in Feed Additional Details: Shared relics now list expiration time by HH:MM
• Routine Maintenance
• FB (Breaking Changes) Compliance Testing
For a look at our future plans for VDS, please see our Project Roadmap article.