Blade Assault Now Officially Released

Blade Assault
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Blade Assault, the 2D action platformer with rogue-lite elements, is now officially released on Steam. There is a huge update that you can download right now, which brings new things, including new stages, boss fights, and character support passives, among others.

New Content and Features

You can expect a new chapter in Blade Assault Update v1.0. There are 12 new stages, three new bosses (Electra, Panus, and Ouranos), and different endings for the three new characters: Kil, Darcy, and Jenny.

There are new character support passives as well. Some notable ones include Quick and Quick Dash. The former increases your movement speed by up to 15% and the latter decreases the cooldown of Dash by up to 0.3 seconds.

As for features, the Core Upgrade System has been added. You can upgrade your Main Weapon Core ability by heading to the new NPC called EO located at the Jazz Bar. Upgrading your weapon core to Level 3 and 5 activates a powerful effect.

Release Highlights

CHARACTER SUPPORT PASSIVES
  • Concentration: Increases sub-weapon ATK by 10/20/30/40/50%
  • Core Type Changer: Can change Core Case type up to 1/2/3/4/5 times
  • Deception: Can change core choices when using the Core Case up to 1/2/3/4/5 times.
  • Jack in the Box: Can change gear choices when using the Gear Box up to 1/2/3/4/5 times
  • Legendary Guardian: 1/2/3/4/5% chance to discover a legendary gear from the gear vending machine
BALANCING CHANGES
Core
  • Reduced ATK of Igniting Guided Missile: Skill by 50%
  • Increased DMG of Cold: Dash Frost Explosion to 120, and hit enemies will be frozen 100%
  • Increased Tenacious Core Quick Healing HP to 250
Gear
  • Changed Thief’s Glove’s grade from rare to epic
  • Changed Rogue Mask’s level up dodge chance from 5% to 2%
  • Changed Biker Helmet’s grade from epic to legendary
Kil
  • Evil hunter: Removed recoil from sniper’s Normal ATK. Character will no longer be pushed back after a Normal ATK
  • Evil hunter: Increased sniper’s ATK by 50%
  • Evil hunter: Increased Spread Shot ATK by 50%
Jenny
  • Sidewinder: Increased Normal ATK to 32
  • Sidewinder: Increased Charge ATK to 100% of Normal ATK
  • Increased Normal ATK SPD of the summoned Jira
Darcy
  • Silence: Reduced Odachi animation delay
  • Silence: Fixed a bug where the Odachi would get stuck
Other
  • Boss will recover max HP every 10 seconds if HP is under 50% (3% to 1.5%)
  • Boss ATK increases by 10% once every 10 seconds after appearance (Maximum 300% to 150%)
  • Increased Angela’s base HP recovery to 160
New NPC: EO
  • Unlock by paying Cube to Arrmstrong at the Jazz Bar to increase affinity
  • Find EO’s lab on the first floor underground in the Jazz Bar. Begin the game after equipping one of the three main weapon cores

The full patch notes can be found on the game’s official Steam page.

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