Warding Knowledge is collapsed into 1 skill and it now affects all Genus via the Ancient Master 4-set bonus.
Tend the Sick and Leechcraft are collapsed into a new skill Knolwedge of Cures
Knowledge of Cures removes 3 disease and 3 wound effects, can be used in combat. Cooldown is 10 seconds and it will have an increase to the power cost. It will not provide a buff to Resistances.
Level 62 upgrade will remove the induction and the trait Proof Against Ills makes the skill and AoE skill.
Sign of Battle: Wizardru and Sign of Battle: Wizard’s Fire are combined into 1 skill that is nearly identical to Wizard’s Fire. The skill cannot be resisted, although the DoT component’s individual ticks can be. § This is so reacting to ‘Flanked!’ cannot be resisted. The level 54 upgrade removes the cooldown. The trait Improved Sign of Battle now provides +25% damage to the skill.
Back from the Brink has its range increased from 5 meters to 25 meters.
Blinding Flash is no longer restricted by Genus.
Ancient Wisdom is now a permanent toggle (without an upkeep cost.)
Post 66 skills:
Improved Sign of Power: Command - Becomes an AoE which can affect multiple targets.
Improved Staff-sweep - For each target hit, the Lore-master receives a stacking buff increasing critical hit chance of their next Fire skill by 33%. Upon scoring a crit strike with a Fire skill, the buffs are removed.
Friend to Aurochs - Summons an Aurochs as a pet.
Improved Sign of the Wild: Rage - Now also provides 10% Damage bonus,
Improved Burning Embers - The DoT portion of the skill can now stack multiple times.
Time of Need - Cooldown reduced from 20 minutes to 5 minutes
Shield of the Dúnedain - Changed to a Fast skill and the cooldown is reduced from 10 minutes to 5 minutes.
War-cry - Now provided -15% Attack Duration from the start
In Defence of Middle-earth - Stats now increase with your level.
Herald of War - Stats now increase with level.
Heals - Heals that Crit will now heal for more than just the base value.
Trait Line Changes
Leader of Men
Improved Kick - Moves from 3-set bonus to the -set bonus
3-set bonus now provides -10 second cooldown to Threatening Shout
Adherent of Elendil - moved to the Lead the Charge line
New Trait! Echoin Shout - allows Threatening Shout to affect up to 3 targets
Captain of War becomes Alert Guard which provides the skill Defensive Strike a bonus to Parry
Hands of Healing
Relentless Optimism - Increases the bonus provided from 10% to 50%
Lead the Charge
Focused Strikes - this is replaced by the trait Adherent of Elendil
Post 66 skills
Improved Sure Strike - On a successful hit, reduces the active cooldown of Battle-shout by 2 seconds.
Improved Grave Wound - When striking a target affected by Cutting Attack, leaves the Cutting Attack DoT on the target and adds a second DoT.
Song-brother - Functions like Shield-brother, except the skills Inspire, Strength of Will and To Arms function differently. Inspire: Melee Attack plus a power-over-time heal. Strength of Will: -10% Reduced Power Cost for Healing. To Arms: +25% Outgoing Healing for 10 seconds.
Improved Cutting Attack - Target receives a -25% Movement Speed debuff for 20 seconds.
Blade-brother - Functions like Shield-brother, except the skills Inspire, Strength of Will and To Arms function differently. Inspire: Melee Attack plus a power-over-time heal. Strength of Will: -10% Reduced Threat from Damage. To Arms: +25% Damage for 10 seconds.
§ Note: The Shield-brother version of “To Arms” has been changed to -15% Incoming Damage for 10s.