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The official notes are extracted from steamapps\common\Noita\_release_notes.txt.

New FEATUREs are linked.

Latest Beta Patches[]

April 23 2021[]

Main Branch updated: Release Notes#Apr 23 2021 - Hotfixes

April 22 2021[]

*GENERAL*
FEATURE: New perk: Iron Stomach
UPDATE: Nightmare mode - reduced the amount of blood

April 21 2021[]

*GENERAL*
FEATURE: 3 new biome modifiers!
FEATURE: New structure in a sandy area
FEATURE: New, hidden structures deep underground
FEATURE: New creature: Toveri

UPDATE: Kuihduttajamestari reworked into Kohdennusmestari
UPDATE: More fish in a fishy place

BUGFIX: Fixed a floating spoon
BUGFIX: Orb room text was lacking a number

*SPELLS*
FEATURE: New spell: Blood to Power
FEATURE: New spell: Omega Black Hole
FEATURE: New spell: Giga Holy Bomb

BUGFIX: Further tweaks to Essence to Power


This section contains undocumented changes, which will generally include quite a few spoilers

  • Added Heart Mimics (named dark_alchemist on their progress icon file.
    • Sprite XML file is data/enemies_gfx/coward_alt.xml
    • Sprite image file is data/items_gfx/normals_orb_base (note the lack of a file extension; adding .png to the file name will allow you to open/view it).
    • Their enemy file is hidden in data/entities/misc/effect_heart.xml
  • A new Celestial Scale structure is visible in the desert, dilapidated and ancient. Progressing the Uusi Aurinko questline will help you balance and restore the scale.
  • Omega Black Hole was added as a reward for balancing the scale.
  • Additional Achievement Pillars were added, relating to Toveri.
  • Modifications to Tiny (Limatoukka):
    • Added proper ragdoll sprites.
    • Now correctly drops loot, and drops one Tier 10 and one T6 wand, rather than two T10 wands.
    • Is immune to Touch of spells, freezing, and electric stun.
    • Is a little slower when turning.
    • Has a new projectile attack.
  • An array of "permanently drunk" creature variants were added, seemingly spawned in a rare easter egg pixel scene that has very specific spawn conditions. The spawn conditions are currently unknown, but may be related to the current date/time.
    • Beer Bottle items (previously seemingly unused) were overhauled and now contain a new liquid material, juhannussima.
    • Regular Potions can rarely spawn with the new juhannussima material if those same date/time conditions are met.
  • Haamukivi's ethereal enemies now all deal contact damage in addition to their regular attacks.
  • Toveri and Kauhuhirviö:
    • Both no longer have the final_secret_orb tag; it has been replaced with big_friend and small_friend respectively.
    • Toveri now gets extremely upset if you start killing his smaller friends. You have been warned.
    • Killing 9 small friends and then tackling Toveri is required to complete one of the new Achievement Pillars. You monster.
    • Now naturally spawn at 1 of 6 possible locations in the world, depending on the world seed.
  • Stevari and Skoude are now immune to suffocation / drowning.
  • The small controllable cart from the Racetrack (a.k.a. Karl) can be used to more easily move the Suns for the Uusi Aurinko questline.
    • Karl will no longer kill entities polymorphed into the small friend.
  • A pair of new Books was added, one each by the Coral Chest and Dark Chest
  • Giga Black Hole no longer uses the same passive visual effect on wands as the regular Black Hole, it has a new effect of its own.
  • Spatial Awareness perk now shows Dark/Coral Chest locations, and the location of the Friend Room where Toveri is located.
  • A new Book has been added near the Kuulokivi.
  • Checks looking for parallel world positions (shadow bosses and Guiding Powder mainly) have been adjusted and should work a bit better.
  • Perk removal via the Nullification Altar should work a little more effectively to neutralize the effects of the Lukki and Leggy Mutation perk.
  • Essence to Power was buffed immensely, and can quite easily destroy Kolmisilmä even at high orb counts.
    • This may be a bug / just overkill and is likely subject to change.
  • Added Heart Mimics (named dark_alchemist on their progress icon file.
    • Sprite XML file is data/enemies_gfx/coward_alt.xml
    • Sprite image file is data/items_gfx/normals_orb_base (note the lack of a file extension; adding .png to the file name will allow you to open/view it).
    • Their enemy file is hidden in data/entities/misc/effect_heart.xml
  • A new Celestial Scale structure is visible in the desert, dilapidated and ancient. Progressing the Uusi Aurinko questline will help you balance and restore the scale.
  • Omega Black Hole was added as a reward for balancing the scale.
  • Additional Achievement Pillars were added, relating to Toveri.
  • Modifications to Tiny (Limatoukka):
    • Added proper ragdoll sprites.
    • Now correctly drops loot, and drops one Tier 10 and one T6 wand, rather than two T10 wands.
    • Is immune to Touch of spells, freezing, and electric stun.
    • Is a little slower when turning.
    • Has a new projectile attack.
  • An array of "permanently drunk" creature variants were added, seemingly spawned in a rare easter egg pixel scene that has very specific spawn conditions. The spawn conditions are currently unknown, but may be related to the current date/time.
    • Beer Bottle items (previously seemingly unused) were overhauled and now contain a new liquid material, juhannussima.
    • Regular Potions can rarely spawn with the new juhannussima material if those same date/time conditions are met.
  • Haamukivi's ethereal enemies now all deal contact damage in addition to their regular attacks.
  • Toveri and Kauhuhirviö:
    • Both no longer have the final_secret_orb tag; it has been replaced with big_friend and small_friend respectively.
    • Toveri now gets extremely upset if you start killing his smaller friends. You have been warned.
    • Killing 9 small friends and then tackling Toveri is required to complete one of the new Achievement Pillars. You monster.
    • Now naturally spawn at 1 of 6 possible locations in the world, depending on the world seed.
  • Stevari and Skoude are now immune to suffocation / drowning.
  • The small controllable cart from the Racetrack (a.k.a. Karl) can be used to more easily move the Suns for the Uusi Aurinko questline.
    • Karl will no longer kill entities polymorphed into the small friend.
  • A pair of new Books was added, one each by the Coral Chest and Dark Chest
  • Giga Black Hole no longer uses the same passive visual effect on wands as the regular Black Hole, it has a new effect of its own.
  • Spatial Awareness perk now shows Dark/Coral Chest locations, and the location of the Friend Room where Toveri is located.
  • A new Book has been added near the Kuulokivi.
  • Checks looking for parallel world positions (shadow bosses and Guiding Powder mainly) have been adjusted and should work a bit better.
  • Perk removal via the Nullification Altar should work a little more effectively to neutralize the effects of the Lukki and Leggy Mutation perk.
  • Essence to Power was buffed immensely, and can quite easily destroy Kolmisilmä even at high orb counts.
    • This may be a bug / just overkill and is likely subject to change.
  • Added Heart Mimics (named dark_alchemist on their progress icon file.
    • Sprite XML file is data/enemies_gfx/coward_alt.xml
    • Sprite image file is data/items_gfx/normals_orb_base (note the lack of a file extension; adding .png to the file name will allow you to open/view it).
    • Their enemy file is hidden in data/entities/misc/effect_heart.xml
  • A new Celestial Scale structure is visible in the desert, dilapidated and ancient. Progressing the Uusi Aurinko questline will help you balance and restore the scale.
  • Omega Black Hole was added as a reward for balancing the scale.
  • Additional Achievement Pillars were added, relating to Toveri.
  • Modifications to Tiny (Limatoukka):
    • Added proper ragdoll sprites.
    • Now correctly drops loot, and drops one Tier 10 and one T6 wand, rather than two T10 wands.
    • Is immune to Touch of spells, freezing, and electric stun.
    • Is a little slower when turning.
    • Has a new projectile attack.
  • An array of "permanently drunk" creature variants were added, seemingly spawned in a rare easter egg pixel scene that has very specific spawn conditions. The spawn conditions are currently unknown, but may be related to the current date/time.
    • Beer Bottle items (previously seemingly unused) were overhauled and now contain a new liquid material, juhannussima.
    • Regular Potions can rarely spawn with the new juhannussima material if those same date/time conditions are met.
  • Haamukivi's ethereal enemies now all deal contact damage in addition to their regular attacks.
  • Toveri and Kauhuhirviö:
    • Both no longer have the final_secret_orb tag; it has been replaced with big_friend and small_friend respectively.
    • Toveri now gets extremely upset if you start killing his smaller friends. You have been warned.
    • Killing 9 small friends and then tackling Toveri is required to complete one of the new Achievement Pillars. You monster.
    • Now naturally spawn at 1 of 6 possible locations in the world, depending on the world seed.
  • Stevari and Skoude are now immune to suffocation / drowning.
  • The small controllable cart from the Racetrack (a.k.a. Karl) can be used to more easily move the Suns for the Uusi Aurinko questline.
    • Karl will no longer kill entities polymorphed into the small friend.
  • A pair of new Books was added, one each by the Coral Chest and Dark Chest
  • Giga Black Hole no longer uses the same passive visual effect on wands as the regular Black Hole, it has a new effect of its own.
  • Spatial Awareness perk now shows Dark/Coral Chest locations, and the location of the Friend Room where Toveri is located.
  • A new Book has been added near the Kuulokivi.
  • Checks looking for parallel world positions (shadow bosses and Guiding Powder mainly) have been adjusted and should work a bit better.
  • Perk removal via the Nullification Altar should work a little more effectively to neutralize the effects of the Lukki and Leggy Mutation perk.
  • Essence to Power was buffed immensely, and can quite easily destroy Kolmisilmä even at high orb counts.
    • This may be a bug / just overkill and is likely subject to change.


April 20 2021[]

*GENERAL*
FEATURE: New structure in Hiisi Base
UPDATE: Perk spawn balance has been tweaked

*SPELLS*
BUGFIX: Fixed Essence to Power in rare cases lowering damage instead of increasing it

*BUG FIXES*
BUGFIX: Fixed game stats always displaying infinite symbol for gold
BUGFIX: Optimized particle effects
BUGFIX: Electric Arc now causes electric damage

April 16 2021[]

*GENERAL*
UPDATE: Steam Cloud - added a warning if the save is too big to sync
UPDATE: Several enemies that used to be immune to freezing and electricity changed to only be immune to the stun, not the damage type

*PERKS*
UPDATE: Changed Kills to mana to give a buff effect instead of staining the player with mana-recharge liquid
UPDATE: Increased Close Call's range and critical hit bonus slightly
UPDATE: Personal Plasma Beam now slows down wands significantly less, and stacking it increases the beam length and damage

April 15 2021[]

See Release Notes#Apr 15 2021 - Hotfixes - Updates Merged to main branch.

April 14 2021[]

*BUG FIXES*
BUGFIX: Fast travel in PWs is now more stable
BUGFIX: Rare crash in PWs fixed

April 13 2021[]

*BUG FIXES*
BUGFIX: Physics body duplication bug should be fixed
BUGFIX: Stability of PWs has been improved

*MODDING*
MODDING: Localization - loading translation files now reports errors

April 12 2021[]

*GENERAL*
UPDATE: Added localization for missing items

*BUG FIXES*
BUGFIX: Rare bug in wand code fixed
BUGFIX: Progress achievements sometimes failed
BUGFIX: Typos in few descriptions have been fixed
BUGFIX: Sauvojen Tuntija certain spawn configuration didn't work properly

*MODDING*
MODDING: Lua - added EntityGetHerdRelationSafe() 

April 9 2021[]

*GENERAL*
UPDATE: Added support for 4th and 5th mouse buttons

*BUG FIXES*
BUGFIX: Fixed sprites that caused a minor graphics glitch
BUGFIX: Inventory quick keys can now be mouse buttons
BUGFIX: Update available notice should now work
BUGFIX: Removal of the Lukki perk is now fixed
BUGFIX: Too many error messages could have affected performance
BUGFIX: Few rare crashes have been fixed

*MODDING*
MODDING: Options / Mod Settings - error spam reduced
MODDING: Lua - added CellFactory_GetTags() 
MODDING: Game now supports a greater number of CameraBounded entities

April 2 2021 - HOTFIXES[]

*GENERAL*
UPDATE: Rooms holding secret items now look a bit prettier
UPDATE: Explosive Box & Large Explosive Box should now work with more modifiers
UPDATE: Explosive box spells are walk-through again
UPDATE: Summon Rock works with more modifiers
UPDATE: Achievement localizations on Steam and GOG
UPDATE: Buffed a couple enemies slightly

*BUG FIXES*
BUGFIX: A miniboss no longer shoots tentacles from [ehm] the wrong place
BUGFIX: Fixed Summon Rock disappearing at the slightest damage
BUGFIX: Fixed certain player spells
BUGFIX: Fixed a broken item room graphic
BUGFIX: Unclickable slot in mod save slot select menu could be mouse focused
BUGFIX: Continue game tooltip was a bit broken
 
*PERKS*
UPDATE: Exploding Gold stacks; the damage increases per stack
UPDATE: Plague Rats stacks, stacking any rat-themed perks increases the amount of rats as well as their HP and damage
UPDATE: Stacking fungal-themed perks increases the amount of mushrooms spawned by Cordyceps
UPDATE: Mournful Spirit can be stacked; stacks increase damage and amount of ghosts per killed enemy

*LOCALIZATION*
FEATURE: 100% Finnished localization (Options, Language)

*MODDING*
MODDING: Mod save slot support - via game_mode_supports_save_slots="1" in mod.xml.

*MODDING - DOCUMENTATION*
MODDING: Lua API documentation - added a "t" to a word that was missing a "t"
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