New Japanese God: Hachiman, Lord of the Eight Banners

Shogun Hachiman

Passive: Master of Arms
-Hachiman grows stronger as he lands his blows – hitting enemies with Basic Attacks energizes Hachiman and grants him a stack of MP5. This effect stacks up to 8 times.
MP5 per Stack: 2 + .3 per Level
Duration: 8s

Eagley Eye
-When Hachiman toggles on this ability, instead of Basic Attacking, he fires a series of arrows that do additional damage that falls off at long range. Each hit may trigger item effects for Basic Attacks and can critically hit.
Bonus Damage within 55 units: 10/15/20/20/25
Bonus Damage beyond 55 units: 0/5/10/10/15
Ammo: 3/3/3/4/4
Cost: 50/60/70/80/90
Cooldown: 14s

Heavely Banner
-Hachiman calls down sacred banners from heaven, damaging all enemies in range; granting himself Attack Speed; and leaving a banner which buffs his, and allied, Attack Speed while within range.
Bonus Attack Speed: 5/7.5/10/12.5/15%
Cost: 70/75/80/85/90
Cooldown: 13s

-Hachiman dashes forward, damaging and passing through enemies. Upon reaching his destination, Hachiman swings his blade in a full circle, hitting all enemies in range. If hit by both attacks, enemy Gods are stunned.
Cost: 70/75/80/85/90
Cooldown: 18/18/17/17/16s

Mounted Archery
-Hachiman leaps on his horse and charges forward. While mounted, he is immune to Crowd Control and can aim separately from the direction of his horse. He may fire to launch an arrow at every Enemy God within a cone.
Slow: 25/30/35/40/45%
Cost: 80/90/100/110/120
Cooldown: 90s

New God Skins

Wild Druid Artio

Dark Summoner Nu Wa

Void Piercer Ah Muzen Cab

Storm Tech Chaac

The Odyssey 2018

"This year’s Odyssey begins in 4.17, and we’re going to be releasing awesome Skins and more for the next eight patches! Journey with Athena and Ares as they cover the world in the wake of Zeus’s death, based on the SMITE comic universe. Once again players will be able to complete Odyssey Quests and gain Odyssey Levels to move them closer to obtaining the Tier 5 Ullr Skin as the ultimate Odyssey Reward! The items released in 4.17will be discounted until the next patch releases, so be sure to act quickly and save some Gems! For additional details, check out the Odyssey 2018 website and FAQ."

Odyssey Points and Odyssey Levels

-Gain Odyssey levels by earning Odyssey points through completing quests and/or buying Odyssey items.

Collection Bonus

-Players will get a free item every 3 Odyssey Levels as a bonus.
Collection bonus items can be earned by questing.

Odyssey Quests

7 quests will be released in every Odyssey patch.
Completing these 7 quests will reward you with 1 Odyssey Level.

Odyssey Lore

-As tradition, with every Odyssey also comes an epic story. This year, the lore will be based on the SMITE Comic Book universe.

Odyssey Items

-Void Piercer Ah Muzen Cab
Storm Tech Chaac
“U want Sum?” Thoth Avatar

Bonus Items

-Cutesy Avatar Chest Roll
Fire and Ice Loading Frame

To read the full Patch Notes for 4.17 The Odyssey, click HERE!