RIFT PvP Power-up in v1.7

With the v1.7 update for RIFT looming, TRION has details of the PvP changes which includes an increase in the number of Prestige Ranks that can be earned, the new Attunement Path of War and item improvements across the board with l level 45+ items prior to Hammerknell/Rank 8 are receiving an upgrade in stats.

There is also a mention of two new systsems, Bolstering and the Mercenary system. Bolstering increases your core stats to the minimum recommended for PvP and the Mercenary system has been added to reduce queue times.