Hotfixes -- Updated February 24

can we fix the scaling issues? My 60 should not be having issues dropping level 50 BFA enemies when a 57 SL is no problem

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Nerfed holy paladin to the ground .the theme of sl

Lol ya :joy: Hpal was propped up pretty hard by corruptions, doesn’t surprise me they feel a lot worse the first patch after it disappears.

Anyways, healing hands is a Ret pally talent though.

From the Ashes (The fire mage talent no one takes) is still bugged.

definitely a troll.

More hotfixes hot off the press!

DECEMBER 2, 2020

Achievements

  • Players can once again earn the achievement Straight Six from the Elegon raid encounter in the Mogu’shan Vaults.
  • Removed the Draenor and the Broken Isles Pathfinder achievement requirements for released spirits to quickly fly back to their bodies.

Characters

  • Fixed an issue where Kyrian players using a flight path with the Unburden buff would encounter issues on the resulting flight.

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Clawing Shadows (Talent) damage is now properly capped at 5 targets while inside Death and Decay.
  • Demon Hunter
    • General
      • Growing Inferno (Potency Conduit) damage is now capped at 10 times Immolation Aura’s base damage.
      • Updated the names and icons of several Legendary Memories to better represent their effects.
      • Throw Glaive now correctly throws 3 glaives per Fel Bombardment (Legendary Effect) stack.
  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Storm, Earth, and Fire can now be cancelled.
  • Warlock
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Fel Commando (Potency Conduit) would not enhance a Felguard that’s under the effect of Glyph of Wrathguard.
  • Warrior
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where, when Signet of Tormented Kings (Legendary Effect) would trigger a second Ravager, any existing Ravagers would stop dealing damage and generating Rage.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Sinrunner Blanchy now has new custom sounds. Now ride forth on this noble steed and avenge her unjustly demise.
  • Added new sounds for the Hulking Deathroc mount. He is now less chatty.
  • The rewards from Gorged Shadehound can now be looted once a week.
  • Blackthorn Ambushers and Mire Tricksters in Ardenweald will no longer cast Swift Slash.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Corrected an issue causing Castle Nathria to show up in the Adventure Guide prematurely. This will return next week!
  • Plaguefall
    • Margrave Stradama
      • Fixed an issue that caused Infinitely Divisible Ooze to drop for players in healer specializations.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Fixed an issue where Essence of Z’rali could no longer be picked up after dying multiple times while holding the naaru.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Oryphrion
      • Improved the visual performance on Empyreal Ordnance. Instances of this should now leech less anima from graphics cards.
  • Vault of the Wardens
    • Dreadlord Mendacius’ summoned Grimguard now deals appropriate damage.

Items and Rewards

  • The Overflowing Ember Mirror trinket now properly notes that it deals 33% of the remaining absorb for the explosion when it expires.
  • Fixed an issue where the Unbound Changeling trinket was granting less Haste than indicated in the tooltip. Additionally, the Unbound Changeling transformation that provides all three stats (Critical Strike, Haste and Mastery) has had the stats reduced by 16% and the transformation now persists through death.
  • Strength of Blood offered by Ta’tru now increases Strength by 10 and is comparable to the other stat potions he barters.
  • The Tuft of Smoldering Plumage trinket now correctly instantly heals players that suffer lethal damage.
  • Fixed an issue where the minions summoned from the Satchel of Misbegotten Minions trinket would sometimes run in place if they triggered on a target that died. The minion should now rush to your current target or the location where the previous enemy was defeated.
  • The Enchanted Chest in Ardenweald will now respawn instantly when looted.

Player versus Player

  • PvP trinkets should no longer break stuns that weren’t breakable with conventional stun breaks (e.g. Ice Block).

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Venthyr players will no longer sometimes incorrectly receive the Gracious Guest debuff, preventing them from completing the Ember Court scenario.
    • Some material costs for Ember Court restock quests have been adjusted to account for current market values.
    • Fixed an issue where Night Fae players could complete the Maw quest “Setting the Ground Rules” without having first done the Night Fae quest “Do What We Cannot.” Players who did not do this quest and have the campaign chapter “For Queen and Grove!” displaying as incomplete should be fixed the next time they return to Oribos.
  • Ardenweald
    • “That Darn Fox” will once again provide quest rewards, including the adorable pet vulpin Renny.
  • Battle for Azeroth
    • Lady Sylvanas Windrunner is now in the appropriate phase for turning in the Horde quest “A Cycle of Hatred.”

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Fixed an issue which prevented some Maw daily quests from granting bonus rewards while in War Mode.
  • Mawsworn Crossbows no longer deal excessive damage to enemy players in War Mode.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Patrician Cromwell and Synod have had ability adjustments to bring them more in line with other bosses.
  • Observer Zelgar, Kosarus the Fallen, Binder Baritas, and Warden of Souls have had minor ability adjustments to be more melee friendly.
  • Kosarus the Fallen now gains stacks of Enrage at a slower rate while under the effects of Predator’s Gaze and his health has been reduced by 20%.
  • Reduced the health of enemies when 4 or 5 players are present.

World Quests

  • To prevent phasing issues, “Tied Totem Toter” must now be completed before being eligible for the World Quest “Trouble at the Gormling Corral.”
  • Picking up an Acolyte’s Spear will no longer stop players from using their Purity Chime during “Vesiphone’s Vicious Vesper.”
  • Fixed an issue during the Bastion World Quest “Remedial Lessons” where players could destroy the Mirror Fragments and Mirrors of Ancient Teachings, blocking progress on completed objectives.
  • Fixed an issue where the Kyrian Wings could continue outside of the intended course area during the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Flapping Frenzy.”
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All those torghast powers and soul bind bug fixes…but no fix for From the Ashes?

Are you guys just holding off because you have an update to mage talents coming?

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bit laughable that you don’t even bother to write something or even fix the legendary fiasco that’s going on right now specially after the game director said it shouldnt be difficult to get the memories.

So, I created and boosted this Paladin a day or two before December 1, 2020 with my shadowlands token. He came into the game with really crappy gear, and I thought “Hmm…I guess that’s just how it goes now?”. Then I saw this in Dec 1 hotfix:

Paladin

  • General
    • Fixed an issue that was causing Paladins that were boosted with a Shadowlands Character Boost to give the incorrect item level of equipment. The fix will only apply to newly created boost characters. If your boosted character still has the lower item level equipment, please contact Customer Support.

So, I submitted a ticket. I got a reply in 4 hours that basically said we’re too busy to fix your problem, look at the forum for a fix. The hotfix implies that a GM will remedy this error for boosted characters prior to the hotfix, doesn’t it?

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Heya everyone. :slight_smile: Here are today’s changes

DECEMBER 3, 2020

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • General
      • Demon Hunters can now dodge and parry while casting The Hunt (Night Fae Ability).
      • The animation and visual effects when Metamorphasis ends has returned.
  • Mage
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where enemies under the effects of Frost Nova with the Grisly Icicle (Legendary Effect) would not be broken out by other player attacks.
  • Monk
    • Brewmaster
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Blackout Combo (Talent) from empowering Celestial Brew.
  • Rogue
    • General
      • The use of a Stealth ability provided by Sepsis (Night Fae Ability) will no longer be consumed while under the effects of Stealth, Vanish, Subterfuge, Shadow Dance, and Shadowmeld.
  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Bilescourge summoned from Nether Portal (Talent) no longer melee while casting Toxic Bile.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Valfir the Unrelenting has bolstered his defense, making oncoming attacks much less effective. Players that wish to take down the beast will first need to send anima to this location to unlock the key to Valfir’s demise.
  • Valfir the Unrelenting will no longer wander quite so far from his spawn.

Dungeons and Raids

  • De Other Side
    • Mueh’zala
      • Resolved an issue that could allow Mueh’zala to be attacked prior to defeating the other bosses of De Other Side.
  • Halls of Atonement
    • The visual effects of Depraved Obliterator’s Curse of Obliteration spell will now more closely match the range of the spell’s impact, regardless of the player’s race.
  • Necrotic Wake
    • Nalthor the Rimebinder
      • Summoned pets will now properly follow their master back to Nalthor the Rimebinder’s platform after completing the Dark Exile gauntlet.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Decanter of Anima-Charged Winds will now have a chance to drop for Survival Hunters.
    • General Kaal
      • Fixed an issue where General Kaal would not provide loot while also being declared defeated if players were being knocked off the platform as they finished the fight.

Items and Rewards

  • Increased the drop rate of Legendary Memories in dungeons.
  • The stats on Battle for Azeroth gems, Leviathan’s Eye and Kraken’s Eye, have been reduced.
  • The Unholy Aura buff from Runeblade of Baron Rivendare works for players level 50 and above once again.
  • Fixed an issue where players who deleted a Purian could not loot it again for collecting the Scroll of Aeons toy.
  • Fixed an issue where some warglaives were not sheathing properly.
  • Party members are now able to escape the slime summoned from the Phial of Ravenous Slime toy.

Player versus Player

  • Completing Battleground objectives will now provide credit for the weekly PvP quests, “Observing Battle” and “Observing War.”
  • PvP World Quests will now count for the associated zone’s defense Callings.

Professions

  • Increased the cost of the following reagents to 9 Gold:
    • Luminous Flux
    • Machinist’s Oil
    • Malleable Wire
    • Sealing Wax
    • Distilled Death Extract
    • Curing Salt
    • Penumbra Thread
    • Immortal Shard
  • Increased the amount of vendor reagents required for crafting several Shadowlands armor and weapon recipes.
  • Crafted Shadowlands weapons and armor now yield less Soul Dust when disenchanted.
  • Reduced the number of vendor reagents required for Relic of the Past IV and Relic of the Past V for all professions and expansions.
  • Jewelcrafters will no longer lose the “Jewelcrafting: Gem Studded Bangle” World Quest recipe when they leave and return to the world quest location.
  • Writ of Grave Robbing can now be placed in Inscription bags.

Quests

  • Threads of Fate
    • Players who are eligible for Threads of Fate but choose to replay the narrative campaign now retain the option to visit Fatescribe Roh-Tahl and skip the remainder of the campaign after reaching level 60.
    • Threads of Fate characters at level 60 who still have “Bolstering Bastion”, “Rallying Maldraxxus”, “Support the Court”, and “Reinforcing Revendreth” quests available can now receive credit from doing max-level World Quests.
    • Fixed an issue that prevented players who chose the Venthyr Covenant from using the Sinfall flightmaster until they had completed the quest “Sinfall” at level 60.
  • Covenant Campaign
    • Players will now be able to complete the Ember Court unlock questline even while the World Quest “Tea Tales” is active. Affected players should seek out Tubbins in the Ember Ward to accept the quest “Formal Refreshments” to continue.
  • Bastion
    • The quest “RSVP: Kleia and Pelagos” will now allow the player to use the soul mirror again and face their memories if they were defeated in a previous attempt.
  • Ardenweald
    • Brigdin now offers her quest “Forest Disappearances” while she’s in combat.
    • Fixed an issue where the Croaking Bag ability disappeared when a player exits and returns to the game while on the quest “To Serve Spriggan.”

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Ve’nari has upgraded her wards in The Maw, granting players a brief window of invisibility and immunity as they exit her refuge or after landing from an Animaflow flight.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Reduced the damage of Observer Zelgar’s Ocular Beam on higher Layers.
  • Mawsworn Shadestalkers called in by Torments have had their health reduced by 30%.
  • Mawsworn Seekers called in by Torments have had their damage reduced by 15%.
  • The Brokers working in Torghast will now bring with them some Stygian Stew for those brave adventurers that find themselves without refreshments.
  • Deadsoul Chorus now appears less frequently within a single floor.
  • Reduced the drop rate of Edgelurker and Protective Phantasma anima powers.
  • Monk
    • Anima Powers
      • Resolved an issue that prevented the Tiger Style and Crane Style buffs by Tiger and Crane Figurines from providing the correct amount of Mastery, Versatility, Critical Strike, and Haste.
  • Rogue
    • Anima Powers
      • Organized Vial Satchel now reduces the cooldown of Crimson Vial by 10 seconds per stack (was 5 seconds) and has a max stacks of 3, for 30 seconds cooldown reduction (instant cast vials).
      • Restless Onyx Geodes now grants 15 seconds of Cloak of Shadows, Evasion, Feint, or Crimson Vial when casting Shadowstep or Grappling Hook (was 3 seconds).
      • Scroll of Forewarning now has a max stack of 3 and now increases the duration of Evasion, Feint, Cloak of Shadows, and Vanish by 3/6/9 seconds (was a 1 second increase).
      • Leather Apron is now Common rarity.
      • Leather Apron now has a max stack of 2 and decreases a target’s damage dealt by 15/30% after recovering from your crowd control abilities (was a flat 10%).
      • Quicksilver Mixture is now in the defense category.
      • Quicksilver Mixture now grants Cloak, Evasion, or Feint for 6 seconds when casting Crimson Vial (was 4 seconds).
  • Warrior
    • Anima Powers
      • Periapt of Furor now increases the duration of Berserker Rage by 300% (was 100%), and now stacks up to 2 times (was 3 times).
      • Hurricane Heart now causes Whirlwind and Thunder Clap to heal for 80% of damage dealt (was 50%), and now stacks up to 3 times (was 5 times).
      • Unbound Fortitude now increases the duration of a major defensive ability by 20% per stack of Soul Remnant’s Blessing (was 10%), and now stacks up to 3 times (was 5 times).
      • Bladed Bulwark now makes Ignore Pain have a 50% chance to cast your major defensive ability (was 20%), and no longer stacks.

User Interface

  • The Broker’s Den in Oribos is now easier to find on the map.
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So…when there’s a bug affecting mages that benefits them or just doesn’t matter you fix it. But when it’s one of our talents that are still bugged…crickets

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Good to see you rushed in to save the crybaby Horde favorites yet again, after telling Alliance to “Just turn off War Mode” for the month that the Naz Alliance hub was camped by Horde.

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After spending a week doing dozens upon dozens of dungeons trying to get memories, I was excited to see this. Then I ran dungeons ALL DAY today and still not a single memory has dropped. Literally, the only memories I have are the guaranteed drops from Torghast. What am I doing wrong?

Holy crap this is an extensive list. Nice work

Edit: typo.

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cry some more…

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Holy guacamole Blizz, you nuclear bombed leatherworking’s raw gold farm! It went from eeking out a couple gold per bow or crossbow when the market floods, to just the cost of the thread being worth more than the entire bow itself. I know you hate raw gold farms, but can you warn a player when you make something almost 900% more expensive?

If the raw material cost rises, just raise the price of the finished product. Economy 101. If the players still sell at previous price range… kinda on them no?

Raw gold farms generally refer to vendoring items. The “raw” refers to the price not being affected by the open market. And unfortunately you can’t haggle with the fruit seller in Ogrimmar.

Happy Friday! Here are the hotfixes from today.

DECEMBER 4, 2020

Allied Races

  • Bloodthirsty Vulpera no longer get lost on the return home to their camps after leaving the Arena.

Classes

  • Paladin
    • General
      • Punish the Guilty (Potency Conduit) damage has been reduced by 70%.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Valfir the Unrelenting has bolstered his defense, making oncoming attacks much less effective. Players that wish to take down the beast will first need to send anima to this location to unlock the key to Valfir’s demise.
  • Valfir the Unrelenting will no longer wander quite so far from his spawn.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Sanguine Depths
    • General Kaal
      • After rescuing Essence of Z’rali and before the final fight, General Kaal now removes her Evasive Mantle upon entering combat to alleviate an issue if she is pulled to her next position in the gauntlet early.

Items and Rewards

  • [ With regional restarts ] Battle for Azeroth Emissary quests and Paragon caches will have their gold rewards reduced to 10% of their current value when Shadowlands Season 1 begins in each region.
  • The Engineering device Disposable Spectrophasic Reanimator is now disposed upon use.
  • Fixed an issue where Forgemaster’s Crate and the Tailoring items, Lace Draperies and Excuisitely Woven Rug, could not be opened.
  • Scorched Crypt Keys will no longer drop if you already have one in your inventory.

Professions

  • Fixed an issue where some professions were able to learn the recipe Novice Crafter’s Mark before Crafter’s Mark 1.

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • “Prove Your Worth” can now be obtained after clearing quests from a full quest log.
  • Covenant Campaign
    • Players will now be able to complete the Ember Court unlock questline even while the World Quest “Tea Tales” is active. Affected players should seek out Tubbins in the Ember Ward to accept the quest “Formal Refreshments” to continue.
  • Oribos, the Eternal City
    • Highlord Bolvar Fordragon and Taelia Fordragon have leveled up on their listening skills and no longer talk over one another after the “A Glimpse into Darkness” quest cinematic has ended.
  • Bastion
    • Players who pass through Oribos, the Eternal City, and have an extra Broken Kyrian Flute in their bags that they cannot get rid of, should be taken care of thanks to an undisclosed Broker contact in the area.
  • Ardenweald
    • The location of Marasmius is now shown on the map for completing the daily quest “Glittering Gritty Goodness.”

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Daily and weekly quests within the Maw can no longer be held beyond the day or week in which they were picked up by the player.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Flame Vents and Soul Emanation traps now trigger less frequently and have slightly larger areas of effect.
  • Rogue
    • Anima Powers
      • First Steps now correctly increases the damage of Subtlety’s Secret Technique (Talent).
  • Warrior
    • Anima Powers
      • New Anima Power: Notched Axe Head (Rare) – Gain the Victorious effect every 20 seconds, allowing the use of Victory Rush (or Impending Victory, when talented).
      • New Anima Power: Tarnished Medallion (Uncommon) – Berserker Rage restores 5% health instantly, and every 3 seconds.

World Quests

  • Nasho is now less distracted when rushing into the Forgotten Forge to stop Specialist Entra during the world quest “Forged in Secret.”
  • The teapot for “Tea Tales: Gubbins and Tubbins” is now easier to see.
  • Fixed an issue during the Bastion World Quest “Centurions, Assemble!” where the Steward Mechanic ability would fail to heal the player’s chosen centurion.
  • Players should no longer be able to get into a state where they are unable to pick up dredgers in the “Dirty Job: Wood Work” and “Dirty Job: Demolition Detail” world quests.

WoW Classic

  • Pets will now automatically attack hostile enemies and players when set to Aggressive stance.
  • Addressed an issue where Damaged Necrotic Shards do not take damage from defeating Shadows of Doom.
  • Entering Naxxramas now places you on the lower platform, while the teleport to Sapphiron’s Lair is triggered on the upper platform, allowing you to zone in and explore the 4 wings.
    • Developers’ note: The behavior of immediately teleporting players to Sapphiron’s Lair upon re-entry to the raid following the defeat of the 4 wing-bosses, IS authentic, but we felt the inability to return and collect Frozen Runes that had been missed was punishing enough to warrant a change here. In keeping with the theme, however, there is still no escape from Frostwyrm Lair short of using your Hearthstone or teleporting. Naxxramas is, among other things, a prison, from which the damned find escape difficult.
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Still no Dres fix or damage changes. Do developers even play this game?

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