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Datamine Article Preface

Explorers!

Jurassic World Alive update 1.9 is here, and as such we tend to take a peek behind the scenes to see what types of things are hiding in the code! There is SO MUCH much new stuff and we are excited more than ever to share it with you all.  As always, with datamined info, one has to keep in mind that the findings could be fully implemented, could be used in a much much later patch (looking at you Pachy) or could be never implemented in the game at all. Events can change anytime and it’s always possible Ludia makes a change we can’t see.

If you're new to JWA or don't like SPOILERS -- be sure to check out all our awesome guides below instead. I'll just link a bunch. That's your queue to check something else out instead of being spoiled!

Still here? Good!

Let's dive into the datamine!

Move Changes

There have been some changes some moves that don't seem to be implemented in the game quite yet as well as a couple of new moves we haven't seen before. Once again, these could or could not actually be implemented and these are just changes we saw in the code compared to the last datamine we did. 

Move Changes

Definite Rampage - Does not bypass armor anymore.
Exploit Wound - Vulnerable for 1 turn instead of 2. 

While we don't have many creatures with exploit wound, the definite rampage could be a huge change, especially for creatures like Ardentismaxima. We tested the Definite rampage and it still currently pierces armor but this could be a change we see in the future. 

New Moves

Swiftness Strike - Buff speed 50% 3 turns (cumulative)
Velocity Strike - Buff Speed 75% for 2 turns (cumulative) 
 

We already have a minimal speed up move in the game, but it is only for 10% speed (which means it's possible to still be slower). These moves are for 50% and 75% so that's a huge advantage depending on what creatures end up getting these move (if at all). 

New Events/ Themes

There are several new themes that we found, with several of them including exclusive dinos (which is always nice to see). 

"Spelling Bee"

Pachycephalosaurus
Monolophosaurus
Tuojiangosaurus
Dsungariptus
Scaphognathus
Quetzalcoatlus
Euoplocephalus
Hatzegoptryx
Phorusrhacos
Deinocheirus

"Giant Hybrids"

Apatasaur
Nodopatosaurus
Amargasaurus
Argentinosaurus
Nodosaurus
Gigaspikasaur

"Swamp"

Diplocaulus
Nundasuchus
Purrusaurus Gen 2
Sarcosuchus
Ophiacodon 
Dimetrodon Gen 2
Dimetrodon
Kaprosuchus
Postosuchus
Purrusaurus
Diplocaulus Gen 2
Koolasuchus Gen 2
Koolasuchus
Secodontosaurus
Gorgosuchus
Postimetrodon
Megalosuchus


"Swap In"

Brontotherium
Irritator Gen 2
Phorusrhacos
Dracorex Gen 2  
Diplodocus
Maiasaura
Pachycephalosaurus
Arambourgiana
Giraffatitan
Scaphognathus

And Much More

That's all we found for now so nothing too major, but you never know what additional updates we might have in the future. We'll add them here as we find more so stay tuned! And make sure to check out our discord for more discussion and all the up to date information! 

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About the Author(s)

Wife, mother, native Texan, taco lover, book lover, dinosaur lover and self-proclaimed nerd. I hate cold weather and the book is always better than the movie.