Evil Dead: The Game July 13 Patch Brings New Map, Two Weapons, Outfits, Exploration Game Mode, and More

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Players now have one more reason to play Evil Dead: The Game. The survival horror game recently received a major update, which brought tons of new content, several new features, and a plethora of balancing changes.

Castle Kandar is the newly added map for players to try out. A new Exploration Mode is added along with two new weapons which are Mace and Explosive Crossbow. The patch also brings a Necromancer Screamer image. You will now have the option to buy and customize Screamers.

A total of five new Outfits are introduced as well. You can use these outfits for both Survivor and Demon.

  • Necromancer Gilded Attire
  • Henry The Red Scottish Vibe
  • Lord Arthur Battle Prep
  • Ash Williams S-Mart and Gallant Knight (sold separately)

PC players can now use push-to-talk to communicate with others. Several new options in the settings menu are added, such as anti-aliasing quality (PC), motion blur (PC), control sensitivity, performance mode (quality mode) in Xbox Series S, and a fix for 16:9 and 16:10 resolutions. Other new features include:

  • Added FX for stunned units
  • Added FX for the car when it disappears
  • Added functionality in collection for when outfits/characters are not unlocked.
  • Change the Master of crossbow skill to affect all crossbows in the game
  • General bug fixes

As mentioned above, the update makes tons of balancing changes. You can read a portion of these changes below.

Melee Weapons Dismemberment Damage
  • Chainsaw Common – 75 to 77
  • Chainsaw Rare – 76 to 79
  • Chainsaw Epic – 77 to 81
  • Chainsaw Legendary – 80 to 85
  • SUPPORT RANGE – 5m to 8m (Apply to teammates Amulets and Shemp’s)
Possessed Units Damage
  • Berserker – 35 to 45
  • Demi-Eligos – 50 to 60
  • Eligos – 60 to 65
  • Possessed Car percentage of Infernal Energy subtracted per hit – 20% to 10%
  • Car Damage to survivors 175 to 200
Demon Upgrade: Possession
  • Possession costs have been raised across categories to include: Maintaining possession cost reduction, Possession initial cost reduction, and Possession balance. Cost scale upwards from levels 1 to 5.
  • Warlord and Necromancer have a required threat level 6 to unlock Possession Upgrade.
Demon Upgrade: Bosses
  • Boss unit will have increased damage and health on Level 4 and Level 5 for Boss Upgrade
Demon Vision
  • Demon Vision Upgrade has increased distance at Level 1 (5m), Level 2 (10m), and Level 3 (15m).
  • Basic Demon vision has been reduced from 100 m to 85m.
Skill Changes
  • Puppeteer – Puppet Master: Invigorating Possession: The amount of energy recovered per hit has been changed from 0.5 to 1 at level one of this skill and from 1 to 2 at level two.
  • Ed – Weapon Master: Crossbows: The extra damage has been decreased from 20 to 10%.
  • Kelly – Battle Frenzy: The extra damage per stack has increased from 1% to 2%.
  • Scotty – Thunder Thrust: Damage has increased from 100 to 150.
  • Lord Arthur – Fuel the Fire: Extra duration per finisher has increased from 3 to 5s.

The complete patch notes are available on the official site.

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