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Early Access Patch 043 - March 24, 2020

This patch contains more localized text and improvements following this month's Nighty Night Update. Thank you for playing and for your feedback, and see you again for our next Major Update in June!

Foes & Encounters[]

  • 'Trial of the Gods': reduced move speed penalty applied by Demeter's attack if you spurn her
  • Splitter: will not retreat as far onto magma pools; reverted change from last patch that made them less likely to retreat (this had some negative side effects we expect to address in a future update)
  • Tiny Vermin: fixes and tuning to some behaviors of this recently-added Temple of Styx mini-boss

Keepsakes & Items[]

Level Design & Environments[]

  • Minor fixes and improvements to various chambers

Art & Visual FX[]

  • Updated visual for the Permanent Record object in the Admin Chamber
  • Improved look of the defensive aura expiring with the Stygian Blade (Arthur Aspect)
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Music & SFX[]

  • Added sound effects for shades pleading their cases to Lord Hades
  • Updated sound effects for recently-updated 'There Is No Escape' and 'Boss Vanquished' messages
  • Updated sound for Ice Wine (Demeter x Dionysus)
  • Updated ambient sound in the Admin Chamber
  • Updated ambient sound during Remembrance sequences
  • Other minor changes and improvements

Voice & Narrative[]

  • Extended Affinity Gauge for Aphrodite (you can give her more gifts)
  • Primordial Chaos now sometimes speaks via the Shield of Chaos (Chaos Aspect) after a certain point...
  • Added more contextual voice lines for the Permanent Record and Security Log screens
  • Reduced the requirement for the newer Flashback Sequence (it can occur sooner than before)
  • Adjustment[sic] some Inspect Points in the newer Flashback Sequence
  • Fixed scripting issues with the recently added subplot between Nyx and Dusa
  • Fixed some losing-streak events for certain bosses playing too infrequently if you met the requirements
  • Fixed Lord Hades judgment voice lines conflicting with his House Contractor purchase voice lines
  • Fixed Hypnos consolation event for dying to the effects of Tight Deadline (Pact) not playing
  • Other minor fixes and tuning to various events


  • Added more localized strings for Nighty Night Update content (thank you, Community Translators!)
  • Added a Victory Screen Commendation, Legendary Boon Boy, for clears with many Legendary Boons
  • Updated requirements for Victory Screen Commendations that were too frequent or infrequent
  • Improved presentation for vanquishing the Tiny Vermin in the Temple of Styx
  • Improved presentation timing for successive encounters with said Tiny Vermin
  • Improvements to scrolling in the Permanent Record screen
  • Improved House Contractor purchase presentation for Administrative Privilege and Eldest Sigil
  • Added preview icon for the Bloodless Sculpture in the House Contractor screen
  • Minor text changes and fixes

Bug Fixes[]

  • Fixed a rare progression blocker on a specific event path with the Fallen Warrior in Elysium
  • Fixed rare cases where boss damage limits between phases could be bypassed at the start of fights
  • Fixed issues interacting with Eurydice after the conclusion of her subplot with Orpheus
  • Fixed a rare issue where Zagreus and the final boss could die at the same time (there can only be one)
  • Fixed visual issues where Zagreus could get stuck in the firing animation with the Bow
  • Fixed visual issues with Long Knuckle (Daedalus - Fists)
  • Fixed UI for Nectar sometimes remaining visible between chambers
  • Fixed shades in the final chamber of Elysium sometimes facing the wrong way
  • Fixed some trap interactions with the defensive aura created by the Stygian Blade (Arthur Aspect)
  • Fixed not being able to scroll to the Fated Persuasion (Mirror) ability in the Well of Charon
  • Fixed an Inspect Point that was not appearing after the battle with Megaera
  • Other minor fixes

Quote of the Patch[]

True, Zeus shrank from doing a thing to outrage rushing Night.'
~ The Iliad (Homer; R. Fagles translation)

Note: You should see v0.27191 in-game once you have the update.