All class balance updates coming to Lost Ark (September 2022)

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The September 2022 patch for Lost Ark includes a host of updates, including a long list of alterations to the social systems and your stronghold, alongside updates for settings, the Proving Grounds, guilds, Trixion, and more. But with the greatest Lost Ark debates around which heroes are best to play, what are all the class balance updates coming to Lost Ark in September 2022?

Lost Ark class balance patch notes for September 7, 2022

Not all Lost Ark class balance changes will occur in this update, and some parts of the patch may be pushed back. The patch notes were released with all the information on September 7.

General

  • The conditions for activating forced Super Armor in PvP have been relaxed. Previously, forced Super Armor was activated if an additional hit or more is received after 4s of damage. This requirement has been reduced to 3s.

Lost Ark classes

Berserker

  • Mountain Crash: 'Numbing Effect' tripod now decreases the target's movement speed for 2s instead of 4s on hit.

Related: Lost Ark DPS Tier List – Best Classes and Weapons

Wardancer

  • Swift Wind Kick: ‘Water Round Kick' tripod now decreases the target's movement speed for 2s instead of 4s on hit.
  • Wind's Whisper: Cooldown time in PvP has been increased from 30s to 36s.

Scrapper

  • Bolting Crash Skill: when applying the 'Repulse' tripod in PvP, the pushing distance and hit time when an attack is hit have been slightly increased.
  • Merciless Pummel: Slightly increased the damage time when an attack hits in PvP.

Striker

  • Swift Wind Kick: The 'Water Round Kick' tripod effect now decreases the target's movement speed for 2s instead of 4s on hit.

Sharpshooter

  • Identity: In PvP, the Hawk Gauge no longer decreases during non-combat.
  • Stalker: The 'Tenacity' tripod effect has been changed. Previously, the player was immune to damage until the first attack during skill casting. Now, the caster will be immune to damage taken during skill casting.

Gunslinger

  • Stampede: The skill cooldown time in PvP has been increased from 8s to 10s.
  • Quick Step: The skill cooldown time in PvP has been increased from 10s to 12s.

Arcanist

  • Scratch Dealer: Slightly increased the Stagger time on targets hit by the attack during PvP.
  • Celestial Rain: Slightly increased the Stagger time on targets hit by the attack during PvP.
  • Spiral Edge: Slightly increased the Stagger time on targets hit by the attack during PvP.

Sorceress

  • Ice Shower
    • Slightly increased the Stagger time on the target when the attack hits.
    • Reduced the freeze duration of the 'Frost Fragment' tripod effect from 5s to 3s.
    • In PVP, when the 'Frost Zone' tripod is applied, the Stagger time that occurs on targets hit by frost thorns has been slightly increased.
  • Lightning Vortex: Rotation speed has been increased.

Shadowhunter

  • While in Demon Form, reduced damage taken in PVP by 9%.
  • Demonic Slash: The 'Numbing Effect' tripod effect now decreases the target's attack and movement speed for 3s instead of 5s on hit.
  • Demon's Grip: The 'Numbing Effect' tripod effect now decreases the target's attack and movement speed for 2s instead of 4s on hit.
  • Grind Chain: The 'Impaired Mobility' tripod effect now decreases the target's movement speed for 2s instead of 3s on hit.

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