Published On: Thu, Apr 4th, 2024
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New Palworld update comes with a warning – Patch notes for April update on Xbox and Steam | Gaming | Entertainment

Palworld has been given a big new update on Xbox consoles and PC via Steam. The latest Palworld update introduces the game’s very first Raid boss, which is something fans have been looking forward to since launch. As you can see from the patch notes further down the page, players can summon Raid Boss Pals by using slabs at the new Summoning Altar. The bosses are powerful Pals that can’t be captured, although you will receive Eggs if you manage to defeat them. There’s even an extreme version of the Raid battles, which are described as incredibly powerful and difficult to defeat. Elsewhere, the April Palworld update adds a variety of new items and abilities, including Training Manuals that can be used to give experience points to Pals. Unfortunately, however, it’s not all good news, because the new update does come with a warning to players experiencing issues with the game.

In a post on X, Palworld developer Pocketpair acknowledged a bug that has been discovered since the launch of the latest update.

According to Pocketpair, some players are experiencing an issue with eggs that can’t be placed in incubators.

“After the v0.2.0.6 update, it has been reported that there is an issue where eggs cannot be placed inside the incubator. We apologise for this inconvenience,” reads a Pocketpair post.

Anybody experiencing this issue has been told that the problem can be resolved simply by rebuilding the incubator.

Needless to say, the latest Palworld update also makes a ton of gameplay tweaks, balance adjustments and bug fixes, which you can see by checking out the patch notes below.

New Content

• Implemented the first Raid Boss

 – You can summon Raid Boss Pals by using slabs at the new Summoning Altar

 – Raid Boss Pals summoned by slabs are very powerful and can not be captured.

 – Work alongside your base Pals to take on these powerful foes.

 – Pals Eggs can drop after defeating Raid Boss Pals.

 – The “extreme” version of the Raid Boss is incredibly powerful and difficult to defeat

• New “Training Manual” items have been added. These manuals allow you to give experience points to Pals.

• Ancient Technical Manual added. This gives you ancient technology points and can be randomly found inside dungeon chests.

• New “Recovery Meds” items have been added. Using these meds will slowly recover your HP over time.

• New item “Homeward Thundercloud” has been added. When used, this item will instantly move you to your nearest base.

• New item “Ability Glasses” has been added. When equipped, you can see Pal’s stats.

• New stat boosting items have been added: “Power Fruit, Life Fruit, Stout Fruit”. These items will boost Pal’s stats when used.

• Added a new passive “Mercy Hit”. Pals with this passive cannot reduce enemy HP below 1 when attacking.

• New item “Ring of Mercy” has been added. When wearing this ring, you cannot reduce enemy HP below 1 when attacking.

• New armour “Multiclimate Undershirt” has been added. Protect yourself against both the heat and the cold with just one slot!

• New building “Electric Egg Incubator” has been added.

 – This incubator consumes electricity to automatically adjust the temperature to the optimum temperature for each egg.

• New building “Ore Mining Site” has been added. This mining site allows you to produce ores from the comfort of your base!


• Kelpsea can now produce Pal Fluids at the ranch

• Dumud can now produce High-Quality Pal Oil at the ranch

• You can now reduce the weight of metal ore while riding Surfent Terra

• Increased the amount of ore dropped while riding Astegon

• You can now raise Pal’s rank to the maximum with a single synthesis using the Pal Essence Condenser.

 – (Condensation progress is now accumulated in the individual Pal)

• Negative Pal status will now be resolved after spending some time in the Pal Box


• While aiming a sphere, it will now display how many of the target Pal has already been captured

• You can now check the cooldowns on partner skills for all your Pals on the main screen

• Equipment and item stats are now visible on the technology screen, even if you have not unlocked them first

• The tutorial has been improved and renamed to “Journey”

• You can now show/hide the “Journey” in the game options

• Damage number display size can be changed in the game options.

 – (In Raid Boss battles, the damage numbers tend to overlap and it may be difficult to see, so we recommend adjusting the size)


• Items dropped by players after death on a dedicated server can now be picked up by anyone after 24 hours of real-time have passed

• Added a new “sleeping” player emote (edited)

Base Related

• You can now allow/disallow certain work for base Pals at the Monitoring Stand

• Chest filters have been added. Select item types to allow or disallow inside chests

• Crafted items are now transported from crafting facilities. Selecting “allow transport” when crafting will result in Pals transporting those items to chests when finished

• You can now edit your character’s appearance at any time by using the “Antique Dresser”

• Building and building piece placement rules have been relaxed

 – You can now connect stairs facing upwards

 – Roof pieces can now directly connect to foundations

 – Triangular walls can now be connected to stairs

• You can now force a Pal to work and cancel their break by picking them up and throwing them towards a facility

 – (Pals recover their SAN while taking a break, so be careful!)

• Fixed assignments remain fixed, even after bad events occur. Previously, some assignments would change due to certain conditions, but now they will remain fixed unless the Pal is placed inside the Pal Box

Balance Adjustment

• Minimum heat and cold resistance have been added to various armour. You will no longer need to take off your heat-resistance armour when it is cold at night in the starting areas!

• Reduce the button press time in the egg incubator

• Change the pattern for Jormuntide Ignis to something more unique

• Added legendary blueprints for some firearms (Dropped from specific enemies)

• Corrected the selling price of diamonds

• In single-player, it is no longer possible to select the initial spawn point for multiplayer

• Blocked the back of the starting area with rocks to prevent players from getting lost or stuck

• The increased attack power multiplier of partner skills that increase the player’s attack power while riding has been uniformly reduced from 2.0 to 1.2

• Eggs now have a small chance to produce Alpha Pals

• Flying and floating Pals are now immune to falling damage

• Shop price adjustment

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