Opinions on new patch

So i heard everyone talking about how bad the patch is. Today,i really wanted to see how bad it is. Downloaded it and played.

My old pocketwatch was unusable,so i switched to a tier 0. I was naked,and i lost all my items in my old pw. Now i need to get rank 32 to get all those items back. I get some starter weapons. And idk why,but even with 50 int(im chrono) i do like 1 or 2 damage to everything. ???

I understand why everyone didnt like it. Solutions? Well some people have made their own suggestions and i mostly agree with them.