Recieving EC from the talismans was removed for abuse. Players were using them to obtain ridiculous amounts of EC
D: ah damn, that sucks. The people who play the right way always get punished by those who don't. Oh well, guess I'll just go caster then with my Tali.
So those idiots went and found a loophole and made several accounts filled with caster classes to get a ton of illegitimate EC with them.