• An issue that would cause items to sometimes get stuck to the cursor due to picking up/dropping items rapidly has been resolved

Earlier this week during regular maintenance we did some cleanup of the world and inadvertently most/part of the locked event area outside of Britain was removed. Sorry for that, it was not intended and we will be considering replacing it somehow.

  • An issue with not being able to mill some items has been resolved
  • Nightsight has been optimized and should provide the brightest daylight while using it, and it should persist through logouts and region transfers
    - Nightsight will now end and prevent stormy weather while under the effect
    - Nightsight duration has been reduced from 60+ minutes to 20 minutes max...
  • Scissors auto-salvaging contents of a container will now skip cutting cloth to bandages
    - Wooden club and black staff can now be salvaged for wood
    - Target closest enemy command (/targ enemy) will now avoid selecting same group/guild players and their pets
    - An issue with Runebooks sometimes cau...

General fixes and changes:
- An issue with gravedigging monsters sometimes becoming frozen and defenseless has been optimized, let us know if it continues
- Mounts will now have invisibility broken when being mounted
- You can no longer use the mount command to mount an invisible pet
- You can no...

  • An issue causing Gravedigging to sometimes produce nothing while consuming a charge has been resolved
    - Gravedigging now has a chance to produce pumpkins that can be carved into jack o lanterns

The Gravedigger merchant has been added to an undisclosed location, happy hunting!

  • In the spirit of Halloween, Gravedigging has been introduced & Forensic Evaluation re-written. A time will be scheduled and announced sometime today/this weekend to publish this to the live server.

    Gravedigging:
    - Requires 80 Mining and 80 Forensic Evaluation to begin using
    - Must purchas...

That old annoying bug that causes your weight to be doubled sometimes when moving items around has been resolved.

From now until 11/05 Paragon monsters will have a chance to drop a special Halloween item. We have introduced 4 new Halloween masks that can be blessed and dyed, as well as 2 new Halloween single-use dye bottles for dying your costumes. Happy hunting!

Please visit the LoU TV Wiki Page at https://legendsofultima.gamepedia.com/LoU-TV

We've uploaded the answers to the questions we weren't able to get to on stream, and this will be where future episodes are given the same treatment. Thanks again for all of your questions, and we look forward to sha...

Thanks for joining our stream today! Test Center is back online, and Wrong is available for testing. Head on up to the Britain Graveyard to find the portal to the entry.

To get back to Britain, you can of course Recall, or there is a portal south of the Wrong entry, down the road a little. Don't...

It's been a while, however we're ready to get moving with our next stream! This will be scheduled for 10am EST/3pm UTC next Saturday 29th of August. If you can't make that time, don't worry, we'll be recording the stream and will make it available on YouTube after the fact, or you can watch the VO...

Test Center is back online for now, check the #test-center-patch-notes channel for recent changes

  • You can no longer use the Incognito spell while Polymorphed
  • An issue has been resolved allowing players to add more weight than a pack animal can hold
    - An issue has been resolved with being able to lock a container with a matching key nested inside of itself
    - An issue has been resolved with not being able to use auto-stacking with locked down containers...
  • An issue has been resolved that causes banned player vendors to automatically be moved back to the plot and decay removed on server restart
    - Player vendor state 'On Strike' renamed to 'Decaying'

Hello everyone, recently the response times for help requests or emails have been a little slower than usual. We apologize if you've had to wait for a while to get a reply from us. We handle issues in the order they are received normally and sometimes it can take time to review, research and to repl...

Live has been updated to include a change from Britannia which causes mount stamina to not drain during a PvP timer.

We would like to remind all players of the Terms of Service that you agree to when connecting to any Legends of Aria-based product. Those Terms of Service can be found here:

https://www.legendsofaria.com/terms-and-conditions/

Please be advised that in all cases, we fully support immediate action...

An issue preventing guildmasters from seeing the Guildmaster Title option from the Guild Menu has been resolved

The update has been completed and the server is now on the latest version, please make sure you have the latest version intalled to connect to LOU.

Thanks to everyone that attended the stream and submitted questions. If you missed out, don't worry! The stream recording should be available soon, keep an eye out for it at https://youtube.com/c/stimwalt

Happy belated Canada Day & US Independence Day everyone! Make sure to log in sometime before 7...

  • Water Pitcher has been moved under Tools for the Tinkering skill.
    - Fixed a known durability bug with Water Pitcher.
  • An issue has been resolved with being unable to beg the town vendors
    - An issue has been resolved with double-clicking a forge and targeting a container not starting the auto-salvage process
    - Only items inside of the container at the time that auto-salvage was initiated will be processed, avoid...

We are aware that many players are looking forward to "June 21st" based upon the most recent YouTube video stating that we hoped to have some big news by Spring 2020. This was not intended as an actual deadline, and was never meant to be received as such, as it was more of a hopeful projection. Me...

An issue has been resolved that was causing players to become frozen after changing the shape of their body using Polymorph spell and disguise kits and the spell and disguise kits have been re-enabled now.

An issue has been resolved with plot lockdowns causing items being released from a plot to not be removed from the Lockdown List. This affected things like plot re-sizing, as well as the number of lockdowns being reported incorrectly.

Existing pet deeds were originally scheduled to expire on 1/1/2020 but as you know we had delayed that to give people more time to claim them. Existing deeds will now expire on 6/15/2020 and existing deeds will be removed from the world at that time.

A new version of the client has been made available and the server is now up to date. Please make sure you have the latest client installed, thank you!

Several performance and server stability fixes from Britannia have been applied to the live server.
- Fixed long standing server crash (Also affectionately known as poison bug to some)
- Improved performance of housing.
- Fixed a long standing bug that was causing greatly increased skill gains for t...

  • After suffering countless defeats over the last few months, Fangorn has recruited more capable Generals.
    - Fangorn will now not chase his enemies indefinitely

Welcome to May everyone!

Just want to drop by and give all of our dedicated supporters a big round of applause and thank you for continuing to support the project! In the past month we have been working on optimizing our infrastructure to prepare for the future, and we have also spent a lot of time...

  • The Group window has been optimized and should work more reliably now
    - "Group" option added to menu when right-clicking self while in a group, opens the Group window
    - Fixed an issue with Miasmas not stacking in some cases
    - Fixed issue with Kryss not being detected as bladed weapon for Skinni...

We should be all wrapped up with the maintenance reboots and the issue preventing ghost characters from logging in should be resolved. If you are still having an issue with login please let us know by emailing [email protected] or DM Gorgan. Thank you for your patience today!

Happy Easter everyone! Hope you have a safe holiday. Hop in game shortly for some festivities! :)

Thanks to various optimisations and improvements, we think we are finally in a good position to return to daily restarts. After the next server restart, subsequent restarts will be at 9am UTC daily. Yay!

  • Fixed an issue with not being able to add fish to gardening plants as fertilizer
    - Fixed an issue with the Gardening button from the skill window not detecting shovel in backpack properly
    - Fixed an issue with ore attempting to smelt erroneously when using Split Stack or other options
    - Optimiz...

www.legendsofultima.online will be offline/out of service for some time while some back end maintenance is done. Thanks for your patience.

We are back online. Thanks for your patience.

During the next reboot window, which is approximately 3 hours from the timestamp of this message, the live server will remain offline while we perform some back end maintenance. This will take up to one hour.

Thank you for your patience.

With the pandemic currently affecting the whole planet, we just want to remind everyone about the LOU housing policy.

If you are in any position where you cannot get to the game for an extended time, please reach out to us, and we can consider your request to put your house into a Vacation Hold to...

  • Fixed mage vendors not having Moss ingredient for sale
    - Fixed mage vendors selling improper staff, corrected to sell gnarled staff
    - Increased range for stable master speech commands
    - Fixed issue with not being able to steal blindly from pets
    - Fixed an issue with speech commands "i wish to rel...
  • Fixed an issue where self-healing pets do not heal themselves
    - Fixed an issue where vendors would forever say "I cannot afford to buy anything else" when trying to sell them goods
    - Increased the budget of Jeweler vendors by 2x
    - Added a pet deed handler at the Britain stables to uncache pets
    -...
  • Fixed an issue with Ethereals vendor not adding items to bill of sale
    - Fixed an issue with skills gaining on Summoned creatures, they are not meant to gain skills
    - Fixed an issue with recently released aggressive pets causing previous owner to receive criminal action when the released pet attack...
  • Fixed training dummy skill gains not working
    - Fixed murders not being able to be reported
    - Fixed Clothing Bless Deed not working for some items (there may be other clothes that need added, please let us know)
    - Fixed an issue with pets gaining skills they did not naturally have, like meditati...
  • The minimum amount of reagents offered by town vendors has been increased by 4x
    - Pets that cast, will begin casting beneficial spells while attacking again
    - Pets that cast, from the same owner, will now cast magic when attacking each other in order to assist with training their magic skills
    -...
  • An issue with some pets being weaker than usual should be resolved
    - An issue with Blacksmith vendors not buying chainmail and some other items has been resolved
    - Mobile Collision-ish removed
    - If you see any vendors not buying/selling something as expected please let us know the specifics of t...

Hello everyone, we have finished applying the following patch to the main server: https://uo4.life/patchnotes - Thanks for your patience!

  • Every Saturday is PVP Saturday on Legends of Ultima Test Center from 10AM - 12PM EST!
    - Staff will not necessarily bring down Production during these events, unless we need a focused test!
    - Bring It! Fight Saturdays from 10AM-12PM EST on LoU TC!

We're aware of an issue with these systems whereby it is saying the tree or rock is 'Too far'. We'll advise when it has been resolved.

Legends of Ultima is now running on server 0.9.3, you'll need to update your clients. If you are running the standalone client, run the launcher to update. Steam will of course update automatically (without even asking you!).

The main server is now offline for the Test Center scheduled event! Please join us on Test Center. The main server will remain offline until the conclusion of the event, roughly 3 hours.

  • An issue with lockpicks not working that are sold by the Nujelm Treasure Hunting vendor has been resolved
  • UO Map Test Center Brawl - Saturday 2/15 @ Noon EST
    - Group fights found around Brit Bridge, or anywhere if you are Factioned up.
    - 1v1 Duels are held in the new dueling zone area found via a Portal near Brit Bridge.
    - Monster spawns will be at the Brit GY for PvE/Tamer system testing.
    - Brand ne...

We are experiencing a technical issue with the server and are offline temporary while we work to resolve it. We appreciate your patience during the downtime. Test Center has been brought up a non-saving state so that you can log in there and mess around in the meantime. We'll let you know as soon as...

  • Production Coming Down Tomorrow at 8AM EST for the LoU Test Center Brawl Event (2/8)!
    - Join The Battle! All Skills/Stats/Gear/Items are Free.
  • Production Coming Down Tomorrow at 8AM EST for the LoU Test Center Brawl Event (2/7)!
    - Join The Battle!

Sorry folks, we've received notice of a minor data corruption in the save during the last reboot cycle and we need to bring the server down and roll the save back prior to the previous reboot. It's about 3 hours ago, we're very sorry for the loss of time, but appreciate your understanding. We'll be...

  • An issue with any player being able to open an unlocked door on plot causing it to refresh regardless of permission has been resolved
    - An issue with Faction stones not activating properly has been resolved
  • An issue with the F button not toggling the Friends window has been resolved
    - An issue with Runebook cast charge not being interruptible has been resolved
    - Runebook cast charge spell text has been optimized to appear the same as if you are casting Recall
    - An issue with being able to duplicat...

Join us on Twitch to watch the final rounds of our PvP tournament unfold! Hosted by our ambassador, Scrubbo!!

Streaming now at:
https://www.twitch.tv/scrubb0

We're excited to announce that an extensive combat overhaul is now available for testing on our test center. This is a large update which brings many of the combat systems in Legends of Ultima closer to our roots in Ultima Online's early eras.

An overview of these changes can be found on our wiki he...

Server's back up! Thanks for your patience through the unexpected downtime.

  • An issue with alerts not being received prior to an auto-restart occurring has been resolved
  • An issue with logout times lasting longer than expected has been resolved, changes as follows:
    - Logging out in a house you are at least friended to, or inside of a town inn, while not in combat against monsters or players, will now log you out instantly
    - Logging out anywhere else, or while in...

Crafting and the economy are top priorities for us to address with our move to Britannia. Our aim is to recenter the economy around players and the goods they can produce. We want to move closer to our roots in UO and then build on top of that with our own additions. To do this we will be implementi...

Hi Folks,

TLDR? See the last few lines at the end of the article.

Firstly, thank you as always for your patronage and doing what you do to support us and our development efforts. We are a little unique in terms of our game and platform, in that we are in development (early access) while you all pu...

During the next scheduled restart in about 20 minutes, we'll be upgrading the server to the latest version. Be sure to grab the latest client as this solves a desync issue and possibly other things. Client upgrade is not required however, so you may still log in with the old client until you've down...

  • An issue with some commands not working has been resolved: /myjail /enchant /myenchant -- if you find any other commands are not working please send a bug report, thanks.

It's time! Britannia (well, Britain and its surrounds) is up on test server! A few things to be aware of:

This is still an early build, there will be things to fix. Feel free to report those in #britannia-chat
This is currently just Britain town itself, and only West Britain, along with the surround...

  • An issue has been resolved with Fish not being recognized with Gardening
  • A new command /refresh has been added to aid with some graphical glitches that occur occasionally; this command will freeze you in place for a couple of seconds, while refreshing the view of objects on your screen. This can help solve issues where a player appears naked and unmounted when they are...
  • an issue has been resolved with bandage buff-icon spam
    - an issue has been resolved with maker's mark being applied crafted items incorrectly or with someone else's name in some cases
  • Fishing while in a Guarded location will now only yield fish; for other Fishing rewards, you'll have to step out of Guards protection
  • An issue has been resolved with double clicking a fire beetle activating smelting ability instead of opening it's backpack as intended
  • An issue has been resolved causing mobs to sometimes continue attacking after a player becomes hidden; damage should still apply from delayed damage like Poison or other delayed spells, while hidden, but mobs should de-aggro properly now
  • An issue has been resolved causing the server to freeze in some cases when ejecting/banning mobs or yourself from a plot

Wanna show off your PvP skills, earn bragging rights, and collect a unique prize? We are hosting a 1v1 PvP tournament! This tournament is slightly different than traditional tournament rules so please be sure to read the rules carefully, then sign up at the link below! Please forward any questions t...

After being murdered, players should now, again, be given the option to punish or forgive a murder.

We just wanted to take a moment to remind everyone of our Natural Disasters policy with LOU Housing. If you or someone you know that plays LOU is affected by a Natural Disaster or other hardship in which they will be unable to access LOU for an extended time, please reach out and we will be happy to...

  • an issue has been resolved with earth elementals not decaying properly
    - an issue with poison not doing damage to hidden players in some cases has been resolved

Happy New Year everyone!

This is a quick note to say that we do read each and every bit of feedback we get, whether it's a bug, a suggestion, or a report of player misconduct. However, as we are a team of volunteers that do this for free in our spare time, who all have lives and families, it is sim...

Santa has closed access to his workshop in order to start working on next Christmas. Bye Santa!

  • At last, the long-standing bug causing the server to freeze sometimes when players die while poisoned has been resolved

There appears to be an issue with some or all in-game feedback reports (bug reports) not being received. We're looking into the issue. In the meantime you can use the Discord Feedback Bot to submit bugs, as those are still being received.

  • An issue has been resolved preventing dead characters from using teleporters
  • Auto-unstuck and stuck command has had some general optimizations and you sould see improvement both with using the command and when the system detects you being stuck automatically -- please report if you notice any funky behavior with this
  • An issue has been resolved allowing anyone to open a Christmas Gift regardless of where the gift was located
    - We've received a couple of reports now regarding stacking items disappearing if trying to place a stack onto another stack inside of a container that is over capacity or over weight caus...

Santa's gate has closed in Britain, but the North Pole is still accessible (in and out) through the old entrance at the top of Serpent's Pass in very northern tip of Southern Rim.

Santa has opened up a portal to his workshop from Britain. Go visit him and see if he's got anything for you!

Merry Christmas to you all.

  • Slightly reduced the chance for mobs to spawn while looting a treasure chest
    - Added a leash to all mobs spawned by a treasure chest
    - Mobs spawned from looting the chest are no longer required to be killed to loot the rest of the box, initial spawn still needs to be killed first
    - Hidden playe...

We would like to remind all players that, as per the rules you agreed to when first logging into our server, exploiting bugs/glitches etc is not allowed. In some cases, after a thorough investigation, the effect of a particular exploit may be so game breaking that we have no choice but to react wit...

Covetous and Destard have been fixed, and are available to play again.

The issue with being unable to remove items from a locked down paragon chest has been resolved

  • The distance from which NPCs will catch thieves in the act and call Guards on them has been somewhat reduced
  • An issue preventing criminal timer from being refreshed during PVP combat has been resolved
    - Line-of-sight requirement for NPCs to call guards has been disabled for Stealing; normally the NPCs in town would wander around and change their perspective, making theiving more challenging and rewarding...

We are aware some folks have lost some house contents following the deployment of the 12/8 patch. We sincerely apologize for any losses that this caused. We do not take lost progress lightly and you should know that we're sorry it happened. We do our best to heavily test each change and take measure...

A summary of the changes: Bolas, House Deco Changes, House Ban List, Salvaging (Smelting/Milling/Scissors), Repairing, Disguise Kits, Skinning -- Full notes can be viewed here: https://legendsofultima.gamepedia.com/Patch_12/8/2019