World of Warcraft

Hotfixes: March 1, 2021

Hotfixes: March 1, 2021

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and WoW Classic. Some of the hotfixes below take effect the moment they were implemented, while others may require scheduled realm restarts to go into effect. Please keep in mind that some issues cannot be addressed without a client-side patch update. This list will be updated as additional hotfixes are applied.

Hotfixes


March 1, 2021

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • [With regional restarts] Healers are now chosen as a last resort target of Shared Suffering and Concentrate Anima on Raid Finder, Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] The ambient damage of Loose Anima for open containers has been reduced on Raid Finder, Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Targets of Shared Suffering no longer take damage from the beams they are wearing on Raid Finder, Normal and Heroic difficulties. Passing through the opposite edge will continue to damage targeted players.
    • Hungering Destroyer
      • [With regional restarts] Health reduced by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Reduced the damage players wearing Gluttonous Miasma take by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] The damage increase of Essence Sap has been reduced by 20% per stack.
    • Sun King’s Salvation
      • [With regional restarts] Increased the amount of healing Essence Overflow heals Kael'thas to 2.5% of his maximum health on all difficulties (was 2%). The tooltip will be updated to reflect the change in a future hotfix or patch.
      • [With regional restarts] Increased the healing done bonus from Sinfall Boon to 100% per application on Mythic difficulty (was 50%).
      • [With regional restarts] Reduced the strength of the Cloak of Flames damage shield on Shade of Kael'thas by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • [With regional restarts] Wicked Oppressor’s Wrack Soul cast time increased to 2 seconds (was 1.5 seconds) and is cast less frequently.
    • [With regional restarts] Regal Mistdancer’s Echoing Thrust damage reduced by 20% and is cast less frequently.
    • [With regional restarts] General Kaal’s health reduced by 10% during the gauntlet event.

February 24, 2021

Creatures and NPCs

  • Fixed an issue where Tomb Burster in Revendreth was not resetting each day to give players another opportunity at her loot.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Fixed an issue that could cause the door to Sire Denathrius' chamber to remain closed if Prince Renathal and General Draven began fighting loyalists prior to the door opening.
  • Timewalking: Black Temple
    • Illidan
      • Fixed an issue where Parasitic Shadowfiends would sometimes not reset after the encounter ends.

Items and Rewards

  • Renown weapon illusions can now be used in transmogrification after their appearance has been learned.

February 22, 2021

Covenants

  • Necrolord
    • Fixed an issue where falling off the Maw during Forgeborne Reveries (Bonesmith Heirmir Soulbind) would sometimes cause the player to lose more Stygia.

February 18, 2021

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where Pointed Courage (Kleia Soulbind) could sometimes hit more than 5 targets when casting Blink or Roll through enemies.
  • Necrolord
    • Mama Tomalin is now able to wear Abominable Accessories.
  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue that allowed Theotar the Mad Duke (Soulbind) to serve tea to more than 4 allies with Wasteland Propriety when triggered by certain Venthyr class abilities.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Shriekwing
      • Fixed an issue causing Exsanguinating Bite to sometimes not hit her current target.
    • The Necrotic Wake
      • Discharged Anima and Discarded Shield effects will now cancel when a Mythic Keystone run begins.
      • Fixed an issue causing Winged Champions to die to damage from enemies.

Items and Rewards

  • Bosses now drop 33% more loot than before in all Timewalking raids.

Pet Battles

  • Shy Melvin no longer damages himself with Corrosion.

Player versus Player

  • Mage
    • Fixed an issue where the visual effect of an Orc mage’s Ring of Frost was appearing delayed to enemy players.

February 16, 2021

Classes

  • Rogue
    • The Rotten (Legendary Effect) will now remove its associated buff when unequipped.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Artificer Xy'mox
      • There is now an additional delay before Edge of Annihilation is cast upon entering the third phase on Mythic difficulty.

Items and Rewards

  • Castle Nathria
    • Bosses now drop 33% more loot than before, in all difficulties.
    • Weapon tokens now drop more often than before, in all difficulties.
  • The Skulker's Wing trinket now works more reliably against enemies of unusual size.

Quests

  • Alliance players in the middle of the introduction into Legion are now able to turn in “A Gift for the King of Stormwind” to Anduin in Stormwind Keep.

February 11, 2021

Covenants

  • Necrolord
    • Characters who switched to the Necrolord covenant and became stuck in progression should now be able to proceed once again.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • Fixed an issue where Heart Rend was not targeting the correct number of players in 10 to 30-member raid sizes on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • General Grashaal will no longer cast Seismic Upheaval as his first spell in the final phase of Mythic difficulty.

February 10, 2021

Items and Rewards

  • The Frothing Pustule that spawn from the Infinitely Divisible Ooze trinket will now attack Grand Proctor Beryllia in Sanguine Depths.

The Maw

  • Fixed an issue where Ikras the Devourer could not be attacked after being pulled onto the bridge in the Beastwarrens.

February 9, 2021

Classes

  • Druid
    • Restoration
      • Focused Growth (PvP Talent) will now clear when Lifebloom fades while using The Dark Titan's Lesson (Legendary Effect).
  • Monk
    • Fixed an issue where the slow effect from Lingering Numbness (Conduit) was not being removed with slow immunities (e.g. Blessing of Freedom).

Dungeons and Raids

  • Halls of Atonement
    • Inquisitor Sigar
      • Manifestation of Envy no longer fixates pets.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Devos
      • Resolved an issue where Raw Anima would sometimes spawn on the platform after the air phase ended.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Nalthor the Rimebinder
      • Resolved an issue where Dark Exile would fail to transport players to the lower platforms.

The Maw

  • Stygian Abductors will no longer attack players who are in transit between Chaotic Riftstones.

February 8, 2021

Classes

  • Mage
    • Ring of Frost (Talent) will now always show its cast location visual effect.

Covenants

  • Fixed an issue where the first chapter of the covenant campaign could display as incomplete for characters who returned to the Kyrian and Necrolord covenants after joining a different covenant.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Artificer Xy'mox
      • [With regional restarts] Glyph of Destruction damage reduced by up to 20%, depending on group size, on Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Withering Touch damage reduced by up to 20%, depending on group size, on Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties.
    • Sun King’s Salvation
      • [With regional restarts] Soul Infusers, Vile Occultists, Bleakwing Assassins, Pestering Fiends, and Rockbound Vanquishers’ health reduced by 10% on Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties.
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • [With regional restarts] Lady Inerva Darkvein now throws fewer bottles for smaller raid sizes, scaling from 1 to 3 (was 2 to 3) on Normal difficulty, and scaling from 2 to 4 (was 3 to 4) on Heroic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Anima Web now does up to 20% less damage for raids with fewer than 30 players on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Shared Suffering now does up to 20% less damage for raids with 10 players on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Base health for Conjured Manifestations and Harnessed Specters is now lower for raids with fewer than 30 players on Normal and Heroic Raid difficulties.
    • Council of Blood
      • Nadjia's Familiar Predicaments (Venthyr Soulbind) will no longer unintentionally reduce the duration of Dancing Fever.
    • Sludgefist
      • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue that caused Chain Slam damage to not scale correctly with group size on Heroic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Chain Slam damage reduced by up to 35%, depending on group size, on Heroic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Colossal Roar damage reduced by up to 20%, depending on group size, on Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties.
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • [With regional restarts] Overall damage scaling updated, with damage having been decreased by 25% for 10-player raids and increased by 10% for 30-player raids on Raid Finder and Normal difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Overall damage scaling updated, with damage having been decreased by 33% for 10-player raids and increased by 17% for 30-player raids on Heroic difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Stone Legion Goliath health decreased 11.1% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Stone Legion Skirmisher health decreased 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Heart Rend now targets 1 to 3 players, scaling from 10 to 30-player raid sizes, on Heroic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Seismic Upheaval now targets 4 to 10 players, scaling from 10 to 30-player raid sizes, on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Seismic Upheaval now targets 3 to 5 players, scaling from 10 to 30-player raid sizes, on Raid Finder difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Wicked Laceration damage now scales with the number of players on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • [With regional restarts] Crimson Cabalist health reduced by up to 10%, depending on group size, on Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties.
      • Improved the visibility of Crescendo.
  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • Fixed an issue where the beneficial effect of the Prideful affix would not be applied to Priests in Spirit of Redemption form.
  • De Other Side
    • [With regional restarts] Mythic Keystone timer increased to 43 minutes (was 41 minutes).
    • Hakkar
      • [With regional restarts] Son of Hakkar melee damage reduced by 50%.
      • [With regional restarts] Blood Nova damage reduced by 20%.
    • Dealer Xy'exa
      • [With regional restarts] Arcane Lightning damage reduced by 25%.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Ventunax
      • [With regional restarts] Dark Stride duration decreased to 15 seconds (was 20 seconds).
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Nalthor the Rimebinder
      • [With regional restarts] Champion's Boon duration increased to 30 seconds (was 15 seconds).
  • Theater of Pain
    • Xav the Unfallen
      • [With regional restarts] Health reduced by 10%.
  • The Eternal Palace
    • Blackwater Behemoth
      • Fixed an issue where the encounter doors would not open if Blackwater Behemoth was defeated quickly.
      • Fixed an issue where the Darkwater Jellyfish would sometimes not despawn after the encounter ends.

Items and Rewards

  • [With regional restarts] Increased the amount of Anima dropped by Mythic Keystone Dungeons and Raid bosses:
    • Completing a Mythic Keystone at +7 to 9 will now award 2 Rare Anima items.
    • Completing a Mythic Keystone at +10 and higher will now awards 3 Rare Anima items.
    • The first 8 bosses in Castle Nathria will now drop 3 Anima items.
    • Stone Generals and Sire Denathrius will now drop 5 Anima items.
  • Love is in the Air items are now more appropriately item leveled.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause the Empyreal Ordnance buff missiles to fail to return if the player moved outside the initial 40 yard range. The missile buff should now return to the player up to 100 yards away.

Player versus Player

  • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where sometimes an Azerite node could spawn on top of an existing Azerite node in the Seething Shore battleground.
  • [With regional restarts] Reduced the time it takes to gather an Azerite node to 6 seconds (was 7 seconds).
  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • [With regional restarts] Necrotic Strike now absorbs up to 6% of the target’s health (was 4%).
      • [With regional restarts] Virulent Plague and Virulent Eruption are no longer reduced by 10% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • [With regional restarts] Careful Aim now deals 35% bonus damage when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 20%).
    • Beast Mastery
      • [With regional restarts] Bestial Wrath’s effectiveness is no longer reduced by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Mage
    • [With regional restarts] Dampened Magic (PvP Talent) reduces magical damage over time effects by 10% (was 20%).
    • Frost
      • [With regional restarts] Glacial Spike (Talent) is no longer reduced by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
      • [With regional restarts] Ray of Frost (Talent) is no longer reduced by 15% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
    • Fire
      • [With regional restarts] Pyrokinesis (PvP Talent) reduces Combustion’s cooldown by 3 seconds (was 5 seconds).
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • [With regional restarts] Chrysalis (PvP Talent) reduces Life Cocoon’s cooldown by 40 seconds (was 25 seconds).
      • [With regional restarts] Mana regeneration increased by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • [With regional restarts] Damage transferred through Ultimate Sacrifice (PvP Talent) is no longer affected by Blessing of Sacrifice’s Rank 2 upgrade.
      • [With regional restarts] Mana regeneration is decreased by 30% when engaged in combat with enemy players.

WoW Classic

  • Lunar Festival quests that were completed last year can once again be completed after revisiting Stormwind or Orgrimmar.

February 5, 2021

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Concentration Aura no longer incorrectly reduces the duration of Death Knight’s Anti-Magic Shell.

Covenants

  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue wherein Niya's Tools: Burrs (Soulbind) would trigger off spells and abilities that don't deal damage.
    • Fixed an issue wherein Niya's Tools: Burrs (Soulbind) would trigger on more than one target.
  • Venthyr
    • Available “Mirror Maker of the Master” sidequests in the Ember Ward now appear on the map for venthyr players that did not complete the questline while leveling.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Halls of Atonement
    • Improved the visibility of Depraved Houndmaster’s Loyal Beasts ability.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • The kyrian that takes players back to the entrance platform now only spawns after Kin-Tara has been engaged.

Quests

  • Characters that used the Faction Change service after completing the quest "Shadowlands: A Chilling Summons" should now see the Death Gate to Acherus and be able to continue the questline.

February 4, 2021

Adventures

  • Adventures from a wider array of levels are now available for advanced players who have progressed their Command Table.

Classes

  • Priest
    • Fixed an issue where Mental Recovery’s (Conduit) slow effect was not being removed with slow immunities (e.g. Hand of Freedom).

Quests

  • Defeating Amarth in The Necrotic Wake now provides quest credit for “A Call to Bastion.”

February 3, 2021

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc
      • Vengeful Retreat no longer causes the Demon Hunter to fail to charge to The Hunt's (Night Fae Ability) target.
    • Vengeance
      • Throw Glaive, Sigil of Flame and Elysian Decree (Kyrian Ability) should now properly generate threat on targets the Demon Hunter has not attacked.

Covenants

  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue where Horn of the Wild Hunt (Korayn Soulbind) was using an incorrect sound effect.
    • Fixed an issue where Wild Hunt's Charge (Korayn Soulbind) wouldn't function while using Natural Impetus.

Player versus Player

  • Covenants
    • Necrolord
      • Fleshcraft's channel will no longer be canceled at the start of an arena match.
  • Warlock
    • The channel for summoning a demon will no longer be canceled at the start of a battleground or arena match.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • The Torghast storyline quest "Lest the Trail Go Cold" can now also be completed in Skoldus Halls, Fracture Chambers and Soul Forges. The quest text will be updated to match this in a later patch.

February 2, 2021

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • The Frenzied Monstrosity (Legendary Effect) buff will no longer stay active if the player unequips the legendary.
  • Hunter
    • Updated the range of Markman's Advantage (Conduit) to match Hunter's Mark.
  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • Shadow Mend will now properly apply its damage over time effect on allies.

Covenants

  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue where “Mysterious Soul Mirror” could not be turned in by characters who have completed the Kyrian campaign.
  • Night Fae
    • Dreamweaver’s (Soulbind) Soothing Voice can now be removed by Cloak of Shadows.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • Damage taken from Grievous (Affix) will now reduce the duration of Shadow Mend's damage over time effect on the ally.
  • Plaguefall
    • Rigged Plagueborers cast Wretched Phlegm less frequently.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue during the Bastion world quest "Flight School: Up and Away!" where a single flower could trigger multiple jumps.

February 1, 2021

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.
      • [With regional restarts] Chill Streak (PvP Talent) damage has been reduced by 10%.
  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 3%.
  • Hunter
    • Beast Mastery
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.
    • Survival
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.
  • Mage
    • Frost
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 3%.
  • Paladin
    • Shadow Resistance Aura will no longer be removed from the Paladin when they die.
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.
  • Shaman
    • Enhancement
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 3%.
  • Warlock
    • Fixed an issue where Resolute Barrier's (Conduit) effect could be placed on cooldown when the Warlock took damage lower than 5% of their maximum health.
    • Destruction
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.
  • Warrior
    • Arms
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 3%.
      • [With regional restarts] Master and Commander (PvP Talent) reduces the cooldown of Rallying Cry by 60 seconds (was 120 seconds).
    • Fury
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 3%.
      • [With regional restarts] Master and Commander (PvP Talent) reduces the cooldown of Rallying Cry by 60 seconds (was 120 seconds).

Covenants

  • Night Fae
    • [With regional restarts] When Podtender (Dreamweaver Soulbind) is triggered, the player inside the pod will be dropped from targeting.
    • [With regional restarts] To help with locating easier, the Podtender (Dreamweaver Soulbind) nameplate will now appear as a white player nameplate rather than a red minion nameplate.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • [With regional restarts] Bosses now gain 30% increased health when Tyrannical (Affix) is active (was 40%).
  • De Other Side
    • [With regional restarts] Headless Client melee damage reduced by 40% and Discharge damage reduced by 33%.
    • [With regional restarts] 4.RF-4.RF’s Metallic Jaws damage reduced by 33% and W-00F now prefers non-tank targets.
    • [With regional restarts] Atal’ai Deathwalker melee damage reduced by 25% and Gushing Wound is cast less frequently.
  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • [With regional restarts] Drust Soulcleaver’s Soul Split damage reduced by 40%.
  • Plaguefall
    • [With regional restarts] Rotting Slimeclaw’s Corroded Claws damage reduced by 50%.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • [With regional restarts] Chamber Sentinel’s Severing Slice initial damage reduced by 50%.
    • [With regional restarts] Frenzied Ghouls cast Shadow Claws less frequently.
    • [With regional restarts] Insatiable Brute’s Slam damage reduced by 21% and is cast less frequently.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • [With regional restarts] Etherdivers cast Insidious Venom less frequently.
    • [With regional restarts] Forsworn Kyrian’s Dark Lash cast time increased to 2 seconds (was 1.5 seconds).
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • [With regional restarts] Zolramus Bonecarver’s Boneflay bleed damage reduced by 70% and duration reduced to 10 seconds (was 20 seconds).
    • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where Zolramus Bonecarver’s Boneflay bleed damage was reduced by Armor.
    • [With regional restarts] Skeletal Marauders cast Gruesome Cleave less frequently.
  • Theater of Pain
    • [With regional restarts] Unyielding Contender’s Vicious Strike damage reduced by 20%.
    • [With regional restarts] Ossified Conscripts cast Cruel Slash less frequently.
      • Developers’ note: We’ve noticed tanks in Mythic Keystone Dungeons feeling pressured to spend more time running away and less time actually tanking than we’d like. In an effort to address this, we’re dialing back the tank damage of a number of dungeon denizens who’ve proven to be particularly painful.

Items and Rewards

  • [With regional restarts] Vantus Rune: Castle Nathria now grants 100 Versatility (was 40).
  • Fixed an issue where the Treant Sprout summoned from Treecorn was missing all of its attacks.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue that would provide too much quest credit for “A Call to Bastion” when Kin-Tara was defeated.

January 29, 2021

Adventures

  • Kyrian Covenant Companions
    • Apolon health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 100%.
    • Bron attack increased by 50%.
    • Disciple Kosmas health increased by 20%.
    • Hala health increased by 17%, attack increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 30%.
    • Ispiron attack increased by 33%.
    • Kythekios attack increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 167%.
    • Molako health increased by 67%, and spell effectiveness increased by 33%.
    • Nemea attack increased by 33%, and spell effectiveness increased by 50%.
    • Pelagos health increased by 20%.
    • Pelodis attack increased by 33%, and spell effectiveness increased by 50%.
    • Telethakas health increased by 100%, and spell effectiveness increased by 167%.
    • Teliah spell effectiveness increased by 18%.
      • Developers’ note: The Kyrian Covenant Companions were a mix of durable combatants and fragile fighters who had big abilities, but deploying them effectively wasn't as intuitive as expected. To compensate, we've boosted many abilities and decreased some Companions' overall fragility.
  • Venthyr Covenant Companions
    • Ayeleth the Deprived health increased by 38%, and spell effectiveness increased by 43%.
    • Bogdan spell effectiveness increased by 150%.
    • Dug Gravewell health increased by 14%.
    • General Draven health increased by 25%.
    • Kaletar the Mender health increased by 20%, and spell effectiveness increased by 67%.
    • Lost Sybille health increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 40%.
    • Nadjia the Mistblade health increased by 30%.
    • Nerith Darkwing health increased by 38%.
    • Rahel health increased by 40%, and spell effectiveness increased by 100%.
    • Simone health increased by 38%.
    • Stonehead health increased by 25%, cooldown increased to 4 rounds (was 2), and spell effectiveness increased by 400%.
    • Stonehuck health increased by 25%.
    • Thela Soulsipper health increased by 38%.
    • Theotar health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 20%.
    • Vulca health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 25%.
      • Developers’ note: Many of the Venthyr Covenant Companions were not as well established in their different roles as we hoped. Some had a powerful attack, but were beaten before they could deploy it. They've each received an improvement that fits with their purpose.
  • Night Fae Covenant Companions
    • Ardenweald Trapper: Bramble Trap ability has been redesigned. This is now a 1-cooldown ability which deals damage and reduces the damage of the next enemy attack.
      • Developers’ note: This corrects a bug that caused its damage reduction to incorrectly apply permanently to enemy units.

Dungeons

  • Spires of Ascension
    • Kyrestia the Firstborne will now hover a little further back from the Devos encounter, eliminating most camera interference she once caused.

Player versus Player

  • Valiant Strikes (Soulbind) stacks will now be cleared at the start of battleground and arena matches.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue with the Western Plaguelands quest "Combat Training" where players could end up with a large number of Enthralled Val'kyr.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Completing a layer on any character now unlocks that layer for all characters on the same WoW account who meet the requirements to enter Torghast.

January 28, 2021

Achievements

  • Taking damage from Serrated Tear and Wicked Laceration no longer trigger Bouquet of Wilted Sanguine Roses to bloom for the Feed Me, Seymour! achievement. Collecting an Anima Orb or a Massive Anima Orb now triggers Bouquet of Wilted Sanguine Roses to bloom.

Classes

  • Druid
    • Convoke the Spirits (Night Fae Ability) will no longer attempt to cast on nearby enemies in a different phase from the Druid.
    • Balance
      • Force of Nature (Talent) correctly taunts nearby enemies when cast on an elevator or transport.
    • Feral
      • Draught of Deep Focus (Legendary Effect) now correctly works with Lunar Inspiration (Talent).

Dungeons and Raids

  • Plaguefall
    • Plaguebound Devoted’s death animation now appears as soon as they are defeated.

Player versus Player

  • The Front Line Fortitude buff in Ashran will now correctly apply to Retribution and Protection Paladins, and Feral and Guardian Druids.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue during the Western Plaguelands quest "Combat Training" where the Enthralled Val'kyr and Forsaken Troopers could be taken into unintended areas.

January 27, 2021

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Reign of Endless Kings (Legendary Effect) cooldown will no longer be reset when the Paladin uses Divine Shield.

Covenants

  • Venthyr
    • The Thrill Seeker (Nadjia Soulbind) buff can no longer be removed by right clicking the effect’s icon. Her appetite for danger will not be deterred.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Sludgefist
      • Protection Paladins blocking Giant Fists should now trigger the damage component of Holy Shield (Talent).

The Maw

  • Fixed an issue where Souls would not release from their Stone Prison if a player’s pet deals the final blow.
  • Druids can now shapeshift out of the slow effect from Ghastly Willbreaker’s Shatter Resolve.
  • Fixed an issue where Eye of the Jailer: Soul Surge’s ground visual effect was not visible when Projected Textures is disabled in the System Settings menu.
  • Fixed an issue where Shadehounds outside of the Hunt: Shadehounds had tooltips and highlighting indicating that they are part of the hunt.

January 26, 2021

Classes

  • Mage
    • Arcane
      • Arcane Barrage should now correctly return 1.5% mana per Arcane Charge.
  • Priest
    • Crystalline Reflection (Legendary Effect) damage will no longer cause players to stand up while they are eating or drinking.
  • Warlock
    • Unstable Affliction will now appear as a high priority debuff on raid frames.

Covenants

  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue where the Covenant Sanctum report was displaying the incorrect status of the wildseeds growing in the Queen’s Conservatory.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • Fixed an issue where Prideful’s Belligerent Boast missiles could change direction unexpectedly.

January 25, 2021

Achievements

  • To 'Ghast, Two Curios and 'Ghast Five are now account-wide achievements.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • The point of interest indicator for “Gorm Ruin Everything” should now be easier to see on the map.
  • Necrolord
    • Fixed an issue where players were unable to enter the Inquisitor’s Crypt after opening the door during the quest “The Last Word.”
  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue where Theotar’s Fury buff would sometimes not persist through death during the quest “Lowering Their Defenses.”

Creatures and NPCs

  • Darvel the Frugal should now correctly give the correct faction discount.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Council of Blood
      • [With regional restarts] Dreadbolt Volley damage reduced by up to 20% in smaller raid sizes in Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties. The damage will remain the same in 30-player raids.
      • [With regional restarts] Drain Essence damage reduced by up to 20% in smaller raid sizes in Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties. The damage will remain the same in 30-player raids.
      • [With regional restarts] Dark Recital duration reduced to 6 seconds on Normal and Heroic difficulties (was 7 seconds).
    • Sludgefist
      • [With regional restarts] Colossal Roar damage reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Chain Slam and Chain Bleed damage reduced by 35% on Mythic difficulty.
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • [With regional restarts] Stone Legion Goliath health reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Stone Legion Goliath’s Ravenous Feast cooldown increased by 6 seconds on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Stone Legion Skirmisher health reduced by 6% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Serrated Tear and Stone Fist damage reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Serrated Swipe, Serrated Tear, and Stone Fist’s range increased to 100 yards (was 10 and 20 yards).
        • Developers’ note: In addition to slightly reducing overall difficulty, we've made a number of changes to this encounter with the goal of making it feel more consistent between attempts. This means that while certain abilities are no longer avoidable, their impact together with other abilities should be more realistic to manage and the order in which they occur should be more reliable.
      • [With regional restarts] Heart Rend’s range increased to 300 yards (was 10 yards).
      • [With regional restarts] Heart Rend no longer applies Heart Hemorrhage to the player who dispelled the Magic effect on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] General Kaal and General Grashaal’s spell cooldowns now reset with phase changes.
      • [With regional restarts] Volatile Stone Shell absorb shield reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • [With regional restarts] Manifestation of Pride (Prideful Affix) now sees through Stealth and Invisibility effects.
  • Plaguefall
    • Margrave Stradama
      • [With regional restarts] Plaguebound Devoted health and damage reduced by 40%.
      • [With regional restarts] Reduced the cast frequency of Infectious Rain during her final phase.
      • [With regional restarts] Slightly adjusted the timing of Plague Crash so there is a little more time between tentacle slaps.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where flying Chamber Sentinels would fail to contribute Enemy Forces requirements on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
    • Kryxis the Voracious
      • [With regional restarts] Severing Smash damage reduced by 20% on all difficulties.
      • [With regional restarts] Essence Absorption damage reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
    • Executor Tarvold
      • [With regional restarts] Fleeting Manifestation health reduced by 20%.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • [With regional restarts] Lakesis, Klotos and Astronos are no longer affected by Mythic Keystone affixes that trigger on death (e.g. Sanguine).
    • [With regional restarts] Lakesis, Klotos and Astronos Oppression now increases damage taken by 1% per application (was 2%).
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • If Bloody Javelin and Discharged Anima hits more than eight enemies, the total damage is distributed evenly across all targets.
    • Kyrian armaments (Bloody Javelin, Discarded Shield, Discharged Anima and Forgotten Forgehammer) now persist through death.
    • [With regional restarts] Brittlebone Crossbowman and Brittlebone Warrior damage reduced by 20%.
    • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where Brittlebone Crossbowman's Shoot was ignoring armor.
    • [With regional restarts] Brittlebone Mage's Frostbolt Volley damage reduced by 20% and cast time increased to 3.5 seconds (was 2.5 seconds).
    • [With regional restarts] Brittlebone Mage's Frostbolt damage reduced by 36% and cast time increased to 2.5 seconds (was 2 seconds).
    • [With regional restarts] Corpse Harvester and Corpse Collector health reduced by 29%.
    • [With regional restarts] Stitched Vanguard health reduced by 14%.
    • [With regional restarts] Nar'zudah's health reduced by 20%.
    • [With regional restarts] Skeletal Monstrosity's health reduced by 20% and melee damage reduced by 25%.
    • [With regional restarts] Loyal Creation health reduced by 24%.
    • [With regional restarts] Kyrian Stitchwerk health reduced by 25% and melee damage reduced by 17%.
    • Blightbone
      • [With regional restarts] Carrion Worm’s Blood Gorge applications required to trigger Carrion Eruption increased to 5 (was 3).
    • Amarth
      • [With regional restarts] Reduced the range skeletons are summoned during Land of the Dead.
      • [With regional restarts] Unholy Frenzy attack speed bonus reduced by 20%.
      • [With regional restarts] Reanimated Crossbowman and Reanimated Warrior damage reduced by 20%.
      • [With regional restarts] Reanimated Mage's Frostbolt Volley damage reduced by 20%
      • [With regional restarts] Reanimated Mage's Frostbolt damage reduced by 36% and cast time increased to 2.5 seconds (was 2 seconds).
    • Surgeon Stitchflesh
      • [With regional restarts] Embalming Ichor duration reduced to 1 minute (was 6 minutes).

Items and Rewards

  • The Inscrutable Quantum Device trinket now considers all friendly players within range to be valid targets for assisting, regardless of group state.
  • The Inscrutable Quantum Device trinket now also considers its user to be a valid target for granting Mana as long as they are a Healing specialization.
  • The Inscrutable Quantum Device trinket will no longer attempt to execute enemy targets who are already dead.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Shadehound Armor Plating from being acquired in the Maw. The quest item can now be found by completing the Hunt: Shadehounds event.

Player versus Player

  • [With regional restarts] In 2v2 Arenas, Dampening will begin at 20% when both teams have either a tank or healer.
  • [With regional restarts] Players now deal 20% less damage to Death Knight, Hunter, and Warlock pets.
  • [With regional restarts] Fleshcraft (Necrolord Ability) can now be used while in the starting area for battlegrounds and arenas.
  • The Mine Carts in the Silvershard Mines battleground no longer take damage from any spells or abilities.
  • Druid
    • [With regional restarts] Convoke the Spirits (Night Fae Ability) no longer casts Full Moon and Feral Frenzy when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • [With regional restarts] Divine Favor (PvP Talent) cooldown increased to 30 seconds (was 25 seconds) and now increases cast speed by 30% (was 60%).
    • Protection, Retribution
      • [With regional restarts] Word of Glory’s healing has been reduced by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Mage
    • [With regional restarts] Infernal Cascade (Conduit) has its effectiveness reduced by 33% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
    • [With regional restarts] Triune Ward (Legendary Effect) now provides 50% barrier effectiveness when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 65%).

The Maw

  • [With regional restarts] Players using Fel Rush and other similar movement abilities are now reliably able to return souls to Collector Marissa for the quest “Battered and Bruised.”

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • The following spells now go on cooldown when stopped by any means: Terror, Nature's Bounty, Deafening Howl, and Phasing Roar. Previously, this cooldown would only occur with direct interrupts (such as Counterspell, Kick, Pummel, etc).
  • Anima Powers
    • Death Knight
      • Rune Hunter will no longer continue spawning Runes from Ashen Phylacteries after acquiring all 8 Rune buffs.

January 22, 2021

Achievements

  • Fixed an issue where Fallen Acolyte Ersine would not grant credit for the achievement Adventurer of Bastion.

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • Explosive Shot (Talent) will now only show up as a debuff on the enemy's nameplate for the Hunter who casts it.
  • Mage
    • Will to Survive (Human Racial) and Gladiator's Medallion trinket will no longer prevent Mages from pressing Alter Time again to return to their previous location.
  • Shaman
    • Using Spiritwalker's Grace while already channeling Fae Transfusion (Night Fae Ability) will no longer interrupt Fae Transfusion's channel.
    • Spiritwalker's Grace now allows you to use Fleshcraft (Necrolord Ability) while moving.

Covenants

  • Venthyr
    • The point of interest indicator for “Beast Control” should now be easier to see on the map.
    • Prince Renathal’s Decree is now removed from your inventory after turning in “Fangs and Minds.”

Creatures and NPCs

  • Fixed an issue where some Horde characters could not see the refugees from the Undercity in Orgrimmar and some Alliance characters could not see the refugees from Teldrassil in Stormwind.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Bottled Anima no longer targets player pets and guardians.
  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Tirnenn Villager’s Overgrowth can no longer gain the Bolstered effect on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
    • Mistcaller
      • Illusionary Vulpin is no longer immune to Death Grip and disorient abilities.
      • Illusionary Vulpin will now recast Freeze Tag Fixation if Freeze Tag Fixation is cancelled.
  • Timewalking
    • Grim Batol
      • Resolved an issue in which Hooked Net could sometimes fail to correctly summon the Hooked Net enemy, permanently rooting players.

Items and Rewards

  • Upgrading a PvP item by spending Honor will now remove the ability to refund that item.
  • Fixed an issue where the Bastion treasure at the Grace of the Remembered could experience issues for players who left quickly after interacting with the Drink Tray.
  • The mana return of the Show of Faith and Corrupted Egg Shell trinkets has been reduced to be in line with items of comparable item level.
  • Ripe Purians can no longer be traded or sold on the Auction House.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Fixed an issue where some spells were not showing a portion of their visuals if Projected Textures was disabled in the System Settings menu.
  • Anima Powers
    • Hunter
      • Neural Pet Enhancer will no longer sometimes incorrectly be retained on your pet while not using Eyes of the Beast.
    • Rogue
      • Resolved an issue that could cause Unceasing Chain Link to cease functioning after ascending a floor.

January 21, 2021

Achievements

  • Dark Animus’ health now scales based on raid size for completing the achievement I Don’t Know What I Expected.

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Fixed an issue where using a Shadowlands Character Boost on a Hunter may leave it without access to a pet.
  • Priest
    • Benevolent Faerie (Night Fae Ability) will no longer reduce the cooldown of Shadowfiend while one of its cosmetic glyphs are active.
    • Greater Fade (PvP Talent) will no longer immediately cancel when cast directly after a hostile action is taken.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Dread Feaster’s Gluttonous Miasma to be applied twice on a player.
  • De Other Side
    • Nathrian Inquisitors now appear in more locations around the dungeons central location after depleting a Mythic Keystone with the Prideful affix.
    • Mythresh, Sky's Talons’ Wailing Grief will no longer continue to pull players in after being interrupted by a Haunted Urn.
  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Mistcaller
      • To prevent Freeze Tag from failing to fixate, Illusionary Vulpin is now immune to Death Grip and disorient abilities.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Ventunax
      • The screen visual effect of Blinding Flash is now less severe and less sudden.
  • Theater of Pain
    • Portals and meat hooks are now easier to click when there are players or pets surrounding them.

January 20, 2021

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Blood
      • Service In Stone (General Draven Soulbind) will now correctly trigger when the Death Knight dies due to Purgatory (Talent).
  • Druid
    • Druid Form sounds should now always match the visual when shapeshifting. No more cheetahs with a deep dinosaur voice running around out there.
  • Warlock
    • The Fatal Decimation (Necrolord Conduit) will now properly increase the damage of Decimating Bolt (Necrolord Ability) at Item Levels 213 and above.
  • Warrior
    • Arms
      • War Banner (PvP Talent) will no longer rarely persist on players after the banner has despawned.
      • Fixed an issue causing the second Mortal Strike from Mortal Combo (Conduit) to deal 20% less damage than intended.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue during the scenario "The Greater Good" where players who disconnected during the flight with Chyrus would not receive aid from Kleia, Pelagos, and Mikanikos, and would be unable to take a new flight to Elysian Hold.
    • Fixed an issue where Athanos could fail to activate during the scenario "The Greater Good."
  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue for level 60 Night Fae players who were eligible for the Threads of Fate quest "Return to Oribos" where the quest start location would appear in the wrong area.

WoW Classic

  • Naxxramas
    • Kel'thuzad will now reset if any creatures walk past the encounter door.

January 19, 2021

Adventures

  • Fixed an issue where Meatball would become unavailable if he is on a mission while changing covenants.

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Protection
      • Fixed an issue where Reign of Endless Kings (Legendary Effect) would not trigger Guardian of Ancient Kings that’s under the effect of Glyph of the Queen.
      • Fixed an issue where Reign of Endless Kings (Legendary Effect) would not trigger on the correct target while talented into Guardian of the Forgotten Queen (PvP Talent).
      • The Ardent Protector's Sanctum (Legendary Effect) will no longer cause other Protection Paladin's Ardent Defender to be placed on cooldown.
  • Priest
    • Discipline
      • Clarity of Mind (Legendary Effect) will now properly extend the caster's Atonements with Spirit Shell (Talent) when other Discipline Priests also have Atonement active.
  • Warlock
    • Destruction
      • Odr, Shawl of the Ymirjar's (Legendary Effect) damage debuff can no longer be reflected.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where the scenario "The Greater Good" could fail to end properly.
  • Necrolord
    • The constructs created by Necrolord players have had a few changes to their designs, and should no longer be as chatty as they were before.
  • Night Fae
    • Completing the Ardenweald covenant campaign will now result in a choice between a Castle Nathria Raid Finder main-hand or off-hand weapon instead of both, moving it in line with the other covenant campaigns.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Gormbore and Dustbrawl should now drop loot as intended.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Halls of Atonement
    • Echelon
      • The ground visual for Curse of Stone should remain visible with lowered Graphics Quality in the System Settings menu.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Mage
      • Fire Juggler should no longer be able to knock enemies into locations where they can’t be looted.

World Quests

  • The Anima Collectors are now easier to find in the world quest "Tithe and Taxes."

January 15, 2021

Achievements

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Horde players from earning the Vicious Saddle achievements.

Classes

  • Warrior
    • Challenging Shout's cooldown will now correctly reset when a raid encounter ends.

Covenants

  • Necrolord
    • Channeling Fleshcraft (Covenant Ability) is now correctly interrupted by using items, such as activating trinkets.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Spatial Realignment Apparatus from making items it was used on untradable.

January 14, 2021

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc
      • Resolved an issue that could prevent players from being healed by Collective Anguish’s (Legendary Effect) Fel Devastation.
  • Monk
    • Touch of Death will now reset its cooldown at the end of boss encounters.
  • Paladin
    • Protection
      • Guardian of the Forgotten Queen’s (PvP Talent) immunity effect can now correctly be dispelled by effects such as Warrior's Shattering Throw, and Priest's Mass Dispel.
  • Priest
    • Measured Contemplation (Legendary Effect) will now consistently grant stacks of its buff.
  • Warrior
    • Shattering Throw will now correctly remove immunity effects if the Warrior moves out of line of sight of the target after the weapon is in flight.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Phial of Serenity (Covenant Ability) will now reset its cooldown at the end of boss encounters.
  • Necrolord
    • Hearth Kidneystone (Emeni Soulbind) can no longer be used by Mind Controlled targets.
  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue where the speed boost from Wild Hunt Tactics (Korayn Soulbind) didn't occur when triggered by damage over time and heal over time abilities.

Dungeons and Raids

  • De Other Side
    • Mueh'zala
      • Resolved an issue where players could become affected by Quaking (Affix) when players are pulled back to his platform upon re-emerging on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Fixed an issue where the Lightless Force weapon enchant could unintentionally engage enemies from the floor above.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Kin-Tara
      • Fixed an issue that prevented her from using abilities until she ascends into the air when engaged in combat after a wipe.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Fixed an issue where Zolramus Necromancer’s summoned minions could not be defeated if they were at a distance from the necromancer upon its death.
    • Reduced the area of effect of Zolramus Sorcerer’s Shadow Well to match its visual.

Items and Rewards

  • The following trinkets with cooldowns 3 minutes or longer now reset when a boss encounter ends:
    • Inscrutable Quantum Device
    • Empyreal Ordnance
    • Bladedancer's Armor Kit
  • The Sinful Gladiator's Vestment (Elite version) transmogrification set now contains the correct cloak.

Professions

  • Fixed an issue where Widowbloom was granting slightly less herbs per pick than other herbs.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Greatly increased the attack damage of summoned Beasts of Prodigum for characters with intellect specializations.
  • Vendors in Torghast now offer anima powers for your Beast of Prodigum if a Beast is present.

January 13, 2021

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Darkest Hour (Legendary Effect) from granting Darkness.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Holy Priests wearing X’anshi, Return of Archbishop Benedictus (Legendary Effect) and using Forgeborne Reveries (Bonesmith Heirmir Soulbind) will no longer benefit from Spirit of Redemption during Archbishop Benedictus' Restitution.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where certain enemies would drop incorrect items during the scenario "The Greater Good."
  • Night Fae
    • Korayn is now correctly rewarded when you complete “By Trials Forged.” Existing players who have already completed the quest should be awarded Korayn retroactively.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Sanguine Depths
    • Chamber Sentinel’s Severing Slice no longer hits nearby pets.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Harmful effects of Necrotic Bolt reduced by 40% when cast by non-boss enemies.

User Interface

  • The edge of the screen visual effects of the Cloak of Ve’nari or Lingering Cloak of Ve’nari can now be hidden when selecting Reduce Camera Motion or Keep Character Centered and Reduce Camera Motion in the Accessibility settings menu.

January 12, 2021

Classes

  • Druid
    • Reverted a recent change that caused Convoke the Spirits (Night Fae Ability) to strike targets affected by crowd control abilities that break on damage, such as Entangling Roots.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • “An Earned Bond” now displays the correct companion you will earn upon completion.
  • Night Fae
    • The point of interest indicator for “Mushroom for Improvement” should now be easier to see on the map.
  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue that caused the shared cinematic for Maldraxxus and Revendreth Campaigns to not play for Venthyr players.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Resolved an issue where Lady Inerva Darkvein could not be attacked if players are defeated by her lieutenants.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where the tribute tray and Silver Strongbox would sometimes not appear during the quest “The Sweetest Tribute.”
  • Fixed an issue where Kael'thas Sunstrider would sometimes not appear for the first scenario step during "Medallion of Dominion."
  • Elite monsters now give more credit during the Maldraxxus Bonus Objective "Decaying Situation."
  • Alliance players should no longer be teleported out of the Battle for Azeroth War Campaign instance of Orgrimmar when pushed "Shadowlands: A Chilling Summons." Horde players will still be teleported out of the instance until they complete the "Through the Shattered Sky" questline due to conflicting instances for these two pieces of content.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • [For realms in the NA region only] Resolved an issue that temporarily turned off the Beasts of Prodigum event.
  • Anima Powers
    • Rogue
      • Corrected an issue where damaging Anima Powers (like Lightning Dust) were doing less damage than intended.

User Interface

  • The edge of the screen Anima visual affect that appears while dead is now removed when Reduce Camera Motion or Keep Character Centered and Reduce Camera Motion is selected in the Accessibility menu.

January 11, 2021

Achievements

  • The achievement Parasoling will now correctly display your current progress.

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Blood
      • [With regional restarts] Bone Shield grants armor equal to 70% of Strength (was 50%).
    • Frost
      • [With regional restarts] All damage is increased by an additional 2% while a two-handed weapon is equipped.
  • Druid
    • General
      • [With regional restarts] Convoke the Spirits (Night Fae Ability) no longer attempts to cast spells at targets affected by Cyclone and will no longer ignore targets affected by crowd control abilities that break on damage, such as Entangling Roots or Mass Entanglement.
  • Mage
    • Frost
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 9%.
  • Monk
    • Brewmaster
      • [With regional restarts] All damage is increased by an additional 2% while a two-handed weapon is equipped.
    • Windwalker
      • [With regional restarts] All damage is increased by an additional 2% while a two-handed weapon is equipped.
  • Rogue
    • Asssassination
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 8%.
  • Warrior
    • Fury
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 8%, except for Bladestorm (Talent) and Dragon Roar (Talent).
      • [With regional restarts] Meat Cleaver (Talent) now increases Whirlwind’s damage by 25% (was 30%).

Dungeons and Raids

  • Theater of Pain
    • Kul’tharok
      • Draw Soul should no longer apply Soulless to Warriors while Bladestorm is active.

Items and Rewards

  • The Stamina from Tempered Armor Patch has been reduced to 24 (was 50) and can only be applied to items worn on the chest to match the Heavy Desolate Armor Kit.
    • Developers’ note: This item was always meant to be a lesser version of Heavy Desolate Armor Kit that you can earn as a rare drop or rare find on a vendor, but this item was accidentally missed when the Heavy Desolate Armor Kit was changed in Beta. The tooltip will be updated to reflect the change in a future hotfix or patch.

Player versus Player

  • Resolved an issue that prevented the base status User Interface from displaying the correct base icons in the Arathi Basin battleground.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the Orb of Power icons from being displayed on the Temple of Kotmogu battleground map while they are at their pedestals.
  • Rogue
    • Outlaw
      • Resolved an issue that caused Evasion (Rank 2) to fail to strike the target with Main Gauche while Evasion is active.
      • Resolved an issue that caused the interaction of a Paladin's Eye for an Eye (Talent) and Evasion (Rank 2) to deal more damage than intended.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • The door to the next floor is once again locked until the Empowered enemy guarding it is defeated.
  • Anima Powers
    • Warlock
      • Fixed an issue where Pact of Infernal Intimacy stacks would reset when using portals on certain floors.

January 8, 2021

Classes

  • Warrior
    • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Condemn (Venthyr Ability) to incorrectly display as Execute when switching into a talent specialization with the Massacre talent chosen.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where players would be unable to see Forgelite Prime Mikanikos during the quest "A Partner for Eternity."
    • Fixed an issue where players could be unable to see enemies during the quest "Compassion, Blade of Humility."
  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue with the size of the Podtender (Dreamweaver Soulbind) nameplate when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Venthyr
    • [With regional restarts] The Ember Court scenario lockout now occurs when Stage 1 ends or the first surprise event is triggered, whichever occurs first (was at the start of the scenario).
      • Developers’ note: We want to reduce the likelihood that connectivity issues could cause frustrations for players during Ember Court scenario, without encouraging players to replay the scenario repeatedly to get the "perfect" run each week. We hope this hits a nice middle ground, which should allow players experiencing those issues to continue attempting without losing their weekly fun. Party on, dudes.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Soured-Flesh Growth is now immune to Control Undead.

Dungeons and Raids

  • De Other Side
    • The Manastorms
      • Resolved an issue in where Millhouse and Millificent Manastorm could forget how to fight like the devious masterminds that they truly are.

Items and Rewards

  • Reduced the frequency of the dialogue from the Battlecry of Krexus toy.
  • The Rapier of the Fearless treasure now respawns more often.
  • Fixed a number of issues with receiving the pet Dal.

Player versus Player

  • Players will now drop PvP flags and Orbs of Power if their Podtender (Dreamweaver Soulbind) is triggered.

Professions

  • Reaching Rank 2 of a Legendary specialized armor or jewelry recipe no longer removes the recipe from Favorites and it can once again be favorited.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Fixed a rare issue that could cause Empowered floor guardians to permanently evade.
  • Fixed an issue where the Twisting Corridors reward list would appear duplicated on the Layer selection screen.
  • Enemies
    • Maw of the Maw's health and damage lowered by 10%.
    • Maw of the Maw’s Devour Obleron Armaments cooldown increased to 10 seconds (was 5 seconds) and no longer affects the increased maximum health Anima Power, Obleron Endurance. Maw of the Maw will still return all Obleron Armaments upon leaving combat or dying.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue where players could unintentionally enter the Necrotic Wake dungeon during the world quest "Air Supremacy."

January 7, 2021

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Hunters can now feed their pets Shadowlands meats.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where players who disconnect during the flight in the quest "Aerial Reconnaissance" would not have a map marker directing them back to Kleia to restart the flight.
    • Fixed an issue where Nuuminuuru could fail to give credit for the quest "Path of Ascension: Nuuminuuru."
    • Fixed an issue where other players' Dismantled debuffs would be visible on the Forsworn Colossus in the Eternal Forge. We found the issue, and promptly dismantled it.
    • Fixed an issue where eligible players could fail to receive the Sundancer mount in Bastion after completing the event.
    • There are now more enemies available for the quest "Compassion, Blade of Humility."
  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue where defeating the dungeon boss on Mythic Keystone difficulty wouldn’t provide credit for “A Rare and Unusual Spirit.”
  • Venthyr
    • While seeking Feather Caps for “Ember Court: Mushroom Surprise!”, players will now be able to use Grappling Growths as expected.
    • The preferences of every guest are now always displayed in the Guest List, even before you've discovered them for the first time.
      • Developers’ note: This change should make it faster and easier to build a guest list that has compatible guests with similar preferences.
    • The guests Grandmaster Vole and Choofa will no longer appear on the Guest List if you don't have the required reputation to unlock them.
      • Developers' note: This change does not remove them from existing Guest Lists, but you can revoke their invitation and they will not reappear on the list until you are able to unlock them.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Plaguefall
    • Margrave Stradama
      • Plague Rot can no longer be interrupted.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue where the Splintered Heart of Al'ar trinket would fail to trigger after suffering a lethal blow.
  • Sinful Gladiator's Prestigious Cloak now counts as part of the Sinful Gladiator's Elite transmog sets.
  • PvP items upgraded to Item Level 226 will now display their Elite appearance.
  • The disguise from the Acolyte's Guise toy no longer cancels when teleporting.

The Maw

  • Fixed some issues with missing spawns and incomplete stage progressions in The Beastwarrens Hunts.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • You can now obtain the quest items for “Signs of the Lion” from higher layers of Twisting Corridors.

World Quests

  • Increased The Undying Army reputation rewarded from Maldraxxus Elite world quests.

January 6, 2021

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Wild Spirits (Night Fae Ability) is now briefly visible to the Hunter's allies (was hidden entirely).

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue during the Kyrian campaign quest "Aerial Advantage" where the Battlesewn Rocs could display a parachute visual.
  • Venthyr
    • While on the Campaign Chapter: Confronting Sin, Blackbale Overseers will now also drop the item that starts the quest "Maldraxxian Weapons."
    • The required animals to rescue for “Ember Court: Glimpse of the Wilds” has been lowered to 10 (was 15).
    • Niya now moves slightly faster and she can access her speed boost and leap ability more often during “Ember Court: Glimpse of the Wilds.”
      • Developers’ note: We’ve felt that the Glimpse of the Wilds event was taking a little too long to complete. To give you some breathing room for tackling other surprises at your Ember Court, we wanted to speed it up to be more in line with other events. We have more changes coming in the future to improve the clarity of Ember Court objectives and bonuses like Tubbins's Lucky Teapot, so in the meantime, we wanted to make these smaller changes to improve the experience. When in doubt, take a peek at your map!
    • The size of the tools near Tulipnose have been increased to make them easier to locate for “Party Pests.”
    • Your Dredger Butler will now join the Ember Court and awaits your orders near the starting location. He's eager to learn more about etiquette from friendly guests!

Dungeons and Raids

  • Plaguefall
    • Margrave Stradama
      • Fixed an issue where the door to her location could remain closed and lock players out after a wipe.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue where players could not use the Eternal Gateway in Purity's Pinnacle after looting the Penitence of Purity treasure.
  • Construct Disguise now only allows players to be recognized as a construct within the House of Constructs in Maldraxxus, as originally stated by the item. The disguises’ visual appearance is still usable outside the area, but it will no longer fool enemies outside the House of Constructs.
  • The Philosopher bow now sheathes correctly.
  • Soul Igniter and Empyreal Ordnance trinkets no longer break crowd controlled enemies or enemies that are out of combat.

Professions

  • Players should once again be able to use Skaggldrynk while on the Alchemy quest "The Price of the Black Market."

Quests

  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue where enemies in the Temple of Humility would respawn at inconsistent rates for various quests.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Enemies should be less likely to link together in overly large groups when tower forces and prisoners are engaged in combat.
  • Anima Powers
    • Decayfly Hatchlings summoned by Pulsing Rot-hive should be less aggressive in seeking out new targets.
    • Monk
      • Whirling Stormgem has been removed.

World Quests

  • The clouds are now more reliable during the Bastion world quest "Flight School: Up and Away!"

January 5, 2021

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue to make it easier for multiple players in the area to receive credit properly during the quest "Succumbing to Pride."
    • Alexandros Mograine will once again properly assist players during the quest "Pursuit of Justice."
    • Fixed an issue where players who abandoned the quest "The Blue Seed" would be unable to exit the cave to destroy the bramble wall after accepting the quest again.
    • Fixed an issue where the point of interest indicator on the map for “Through Glass” could be in the wrong location for characters that died and released.
  • Night Fae
    • Soothing Voice (Dreamweaver Soulbind) can now be removed by effects such as Hand of Freedom.
    • The starting location for “Searching the Grove” now has a point of interest indicator and should now be easier to see on the map.
  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue that caused the quest "Sanctum Upgrade: Mirror Network" to display twice for players who had completed Laurent’s rescue mission.
    • Fixed an issue with the Campaign Chapter progress text requesting players to rescue Laurent from the Ember Ward instead of the correct requirements to complete the chapter.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Resolved an issue that could cause players to be unable to loot Shadowlands' World Bosses if the boss is defeated while the player is offline.
  • Iceshatters’ Pulsing Shards now deal appropriate damage.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • [For realms in the NA region only] Resolved an issue that could prevent the door leading towards Artificer Xy’mox from opening after defeating Sun King's Salvation in Raid Finder Wing 2, “Reliquary of Opulence.”
  • De Other Side
    • Mueh’zala
      • Resolved an issue where Crushed Soul damage was higher than intended on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
  • Timewalking
    • Lowered the amount of loot per person in Timewalking raids to better match Shadowlands raid drop rates.

Items and Rewards

  • Covenant set bonuses now fade immediately when the armor granting the set bonus is removed.
  • The Path of Greed effect gained when opening certain Revendreth Treasures can now be removed by right clicking the effect’s icon.

Pet Battles

  • Certain low-level pet battle quests are no longer suppressed for characters that have not done the introductory quests to Battle for Azeroth.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where some Threads of Fate players were unable to use the Sinfall Flight Master.
  • Fixed an issue where the Tithelord could sometimes become stuck during the first phase of the quest "The Tithelord."
  • Fixed an issue where level 50 characters could not accept the Twilight Highlands quest "Twilight Shores."
  • Fixed an issue where the quest "Light Camera Action" would be unavailable to certain characters.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • [Live on NA realms. With regional restarts for other regions] Removed some of the weekly delays between certain Bolvar Fordragon Torghast storyline quests.
  • Anima Powers
    • Fixed an issue where Demon Hunter, Death Knight, Monk and Rogue class-specific anima powers were not appearing in Plundered Anima Cells.
    • Death Knight
      • The Horsemen's Call now resets the cooldown of Death Gate when ascending floors.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue during the Bastion world quest "Things Remembered" where players could fail to receive credit for Kalisthene's portion of the achievement, What Bastion Remembered.
  • The enemies required for "Allay Their Fears" now respawn faster.

January 4, 2021

Achievements

  • Players can once again earn the achievement Stay Chill from the Conclave of Wind encounter in Throne of the Four Winds.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where Kynthia would not take off smoothly during the Kyrian Covenant Campaign quest "Trouble on the Western Front."
    • Fixed an issue where Xandria was visible in two places at once during the Kyrian Covenant Campaign quest "Stronger Together."
    • Willowblossom is once again present for players who abandoned the quest "Evil Grubbies."
  • Necrolord
    • Fixed an issue where the Anima Conductor daily quests in Maldraxxus were granting an incorrect amount of anima. The anima rewards are now equivalent to the other covenants Anima Conductor daily quests.
  • Venthyr
    • Players can no longer be seen fighting an invisible creature during the quest "Face Your Fears."
    • A portal to Oribos will now appear next to the Sinfall Flightmaster once the third tier of the Venthyr Travel Network has been unlocked.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Resolved an issue where the debuff from Corpse Ticklers in Maldraxxus could not be removed for some players.
  • Ta'xera in Revendreth now has her correct voice.

Dungeons and Raids

  • De Other Side
    • The Manastorms
      • Resolved an issue where Millhouse Manastorm's Power Overwhelming debuff was missing its text description.
    • Mueh’zala
      • Resolved an issue where player immunities (e.g. Divine Shield and Ice Block) could inadvertently cause Stellar Clouds to spawn on Mueh'zala's active platform.
      • Resolved an issue where the death of Mueh'zala could be delayed if he's channeling Master of Death right before he reaches 10% health.

Items and Rewards

  • Covenant armor sets can no longer be disenchanted if the item is acquired from covenant vendors.
  • The Memory of Past Sins trinket now appears within the Castle Nathria Adventure Guide for Enhancement Shaman.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed some benefits from Inscrutable Quantum Device to persist after the trinket was unequipped.
  • Fixed an issue with Pocket Portals stacking incorrectly.

Pet Battles

  • Pet battles have been temporarily disabled in Castle Nathria.

Quests

  • Threads of Fate characters who are level 60 are now eligible for the quests "Return to Oribos" in each zone.
  • Maldraxxus
    • “Bet on Yourself” now displays with a blue daily quest icon.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Resonant Misery no longer drops Stygia.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Priest
      • Bonus damage from Painbreaker Psalm will no longer cause Shadow Word: Death to deal increased backlash damage to the player.
  • Enemies
    • Mawsworn Flametender and Empowered Mawsworn Flametender’s Inner Flames now begins its cooldown at the start of the cast (was upon cast completion) and the time between casts increased to 30 seconds (was 20 seconds).

December 22, 2020

Achievements

  • Resolved an issue where some players that interacted with Anima Crystal Shards in Bastion were not receiving credit towards Shard Labor.

Auction House

  • Fixed an issue where Favorited items would disappear after a sudden disconnect.

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Heartstop Aura (PvP Talent) will no longer affect the cooldown of Gladiator's Medallion.
  • Mage
    • Fixed an issue with Flow of Time (Conduit) not reducing the Shimmer (Talent) cooldown by the appropriate amount at higher item levels.

Covenants

  • Night Fae
    • The enemies required for “Minions of Mueh’zala” now respawn faster.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Larion Treats can no longer be used in instances, nor can the larions aid you in instances.
  • Corrupted Cloudfeathers can no longer be skinned.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where players couldn’t summon party members with a Warlock portal inside Castle Nathria on Mythic difficulty.
    • Artificer Xy’mox
      • Resolved an issue where abilities would change their sequence if Artificer Xy’mox changes phases before casting Dimensional Tear.
      • Glyph of Destruction now applies to targets that are not in line of sight.
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Warrior's Spell Reflect will no longer negate the Expose Desires ability.
    • Council of Blood
      • Fixed an issue preventing Dancing Fever from being reapplied properly on Mythic difficulty.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Fixed an issue where Dusk Elegy was not correctly reducing incoming healing.
  • De Other Side
    • Increased the time to complete the dungeon by 2 minutes on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • The damage against enemies with Flesh Crafter’s Throw Cleaver no longer increases with stacks of Bolster from the Bolstering Affix on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Executor Tarvold
      • Castigate now inflicts damage every 1 second (was 0.75 seconds).

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue with Sephuz's Proclamation (Legendary Effect) granting its buff regardless of whether the crowd controlling ability was successful or not.

Player versus Player

  • Vanndar Stormpike peered across the Alterac Valley battleground and saw that his adversary's health was 20% higher than his own. Not to be outdone, Vanndar has put in the work and increased his own health by 20%.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Multiple Elethium anima powers will no longer appear in the same Anima Cell. In addition, their elemental damage and healing penalties have been reduced to -25% (was -75%).

WoW Classic

  • Rogue's Bonescythe 8-Set bonus effect is now always consumed when Hemorrhage is used.

December 21, 2020

Covenants

  • The weekly quests "Return Lost Souls" and "Replenish the Reservoir" will now display as a part of players' Covenant Campaigns to better highlight their importance.
  • Soulbind abilities that generate loot such as Nature's Splendor (Niya Soulbind) can no longer generate loot from enemies that don't drop loot, such as summoned enemies.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • Anima Orbs and Massive Anima Orbs can no longer be picked up by players with Anima Injection, Anima Infection, Volatile Anima Injection or Volatile Anima Infection.
      • Resolved an issue where Wicked Blade was not following the targeted players correctly on Normal difficulty.
      • Stone Legion Skirmisher’s now cast Wicked Slaughter every 10 seconds on Mythic difficulty (was 8 seconds).
      • Stone Legion Commando’s Volatile Stone Shell absorb shield has been reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Plaguefall
    • Fungalmancer’s Binding Fungus can now be interrupted and has a cast time of 3 seconds (was 6 seconds).
    • Fen Hatchling’s Clinging Infestation damage reduced by 50% per stack.
    • Fungi Stormer’s Fungistorm damage reduced by 20%.
    • Brood Ambusher’s Enveloping Webbing can now be interrupted.
    • Globgrog
      • Health reduced by 10% on all difficulties.
      • Reduced the health of Slimy Smorgasbord by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Forsworn Goliath health reduced by 25%.
    • Kyrian Dark-Praetor health reduced by 30%.
    • Etherdiver no longer use the Maw-Touched Spittle ability.
    • Forsworn Helion no longer use the Crescendo ability.
    • The Intimidated and Oppression debuffs are removed more quickly after the casting Lieutenant (Klotos, Lakesis or Astronos) has been defeated.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Amarth
      • Tortured Echoes now expires after 30 seconds (was permanent), and its damage has been increased by 100% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Theater of Pain
    • Kul'tharok
      • Grasping Hands now correctly appears at two locations.
      • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused only one soul to become bound by Grasping Hands while two players stood at the spectral hands' location.
    • Mordretha, the Endless Empress
      • Echoes of Carnage periodic damage reduced by 50% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Dark Devastation cast time increased to 2.5 seconds (was 1.5 seconds) and increased the size of the casting visual effect to be more noticeable.
      • Ghostly Charge cast time increased to 3.5 seconds (was 2 seconds).

Items and Rewards

  • The Battle for Azeroth mission "Present Yourself" now awards the correct version of Stolen Present.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Death Knight
      • [With regional restarts] New Anima Power: Hungerstone – Death Strike heals for an additional 10% of your maximum health over 5 seconds. Can be obtained 3 times.
      • [With regional restarts] Blightstone has been redesigned – Now increases the damage of your Blood Plague, Frost Fever, and Virulent Plague by 15%. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Creeping Decay now also reduces the damage enemies deal to you while inside Death and Decay by 10%. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Necromantic Bile has been redesigned – Now increases the damage of your Heart Strike, Obliterate, and Scourge Strike by 15%. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Skull Bloomer damage increased to 75% (was 50%) and now also increases the damage of Frost Strike and Death Strike. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Blood-tinged Poker now also increases the damage of Sacrificial Pact by 300%.
      • [With regional restarts] Slick Ice has been removed.
    • Monk
      • [With regional restarts] Maw-Darkened Slippers damage increased by 20% and now only deals damage when Rolling (was jumping and Rolling).
      • [With regional restarts] Dowsing Rod has been redesigned – Standing in your Faeline Stomp reduces the damage you and your allies take by 10%, but Faeline Stomp’s length is reduced.
      • [With regional restarts] Ever-tumbling Stone has been redesigned – When you activate this power, and whenever you change floors in Torghast, Roll grants immunity to all damage for 1 second per yard traveled.

December 18, 2020

Achievements

  • While Anduin Wrynn and Baine Bloodhoof are somewhere in the Shadowlands, their criteria has been removed from the BB King Feast of Winter Veil achievement.

Adventures

  • Forest Shriekers now correctly display as melee.

Classes

  • Mage
    • Arcane
      • Touch of the Magi will no longer replicate increased damage taken bonuses from the target.
  • Priest
    • Discipline
      • Clarity of Mind (Legendary Effect) while talented into Spirit Shell will now properly extend Atonements while other Discipline Priests are present in the group.
      • Clarity of Mind (Legendary Effect) while talented into Spirit Shell will now extend Atonements that were applied right before casting Spirit Shell.
    • Holy
      • Cardinal Mending’s (PvP Talent) healing on pets and NPCs can no longer exceed the caster’s maximum health.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Focused Malignancy (Conduit) will now provide its damage increase when selecting the Rampant Afflictions talent.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where characters who swapped to the Kyrian Covenant would be told to complete the quest "A Calling in Bastion," but be unable to complete the quest.
    • Fixed an issue where Xandria could phase out while on the Kyrian Campaign quest "A Perilous Journey" while she still offered a Calling quest.
    • Fixed an issue where Kyrian players who disconnected, summoned, or otherwise left the vehicle during the quest "Fight and Flight" would not be placed near Xandria and may be unable to interact with her.
  • Night Fae
    • Soulbound Spectre’s now deal appropriate damage and absorption during the quest “Cleansing the Forest.”
    • Fixed an issue where a small number of players were unable to see Featherlight for the quests "Break a Leg", "The Fourth Wall, er, War", and "What's My Motivation?"
  • Venthyr
    • Stock: Appetizers now unlocks when reaching Friendly with the Ember Court. This upgrade grants you an additional 2 minutes in the Ember Court once you complete the quest chain that starts from Picky Stefan, your refreshment coordinator.
      • Developers’ note: While we are seeing people successfully making their guests happy, we want to give players a little more time to explore and try new guest combinations to help them prepare for when they unlock 3 guests in a few weeks.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Corrected an issue that could cause players to have reduced combat bonuses against level 40 and lower enemies (notably legacy raid and dungeon content) when leveling past 50.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Huntsman Altimor
      • Fixed an issue that caused Huntsman Altimor to not be afflicted with Broken Bond after Hecutis was defeated.
    • Sun King’s Salvation
      • Smoldering Remnants now wait 1.5 seconds before starting to inflict damage on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Reduced the damage of Smoldering Remnants by 10% on Normal difficulty.
    • Council of Blood
      • Fixed an issue that would prevent Veteran Stoneguard from being attackable during Danse Macabre.
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • Anima Infusion, Anima Infection, Volatile Anima Infusion, and Volatile Anima Infection can no longer be removed by immunities.
      • Fixed issue that caused Wicked Blade to sometimes hit moving players twice.
      • Fixed issue sometimes causing 2 Wicked Blades to be launched simultaneously.
  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • Holy Priests will now have their deaths count against the dungeon timer.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Fixed an issue preventing certain charge abilities from working on Forsworn Justicar.
    • Kin-Tara
      • Overhead Slash now only strikes her primary target and its damage has been reduced by 40%. The tooltip will be updated in a future patch.
      • Increased the distance at which melee characters can attack Kin-Tara.
  • Theater of Pain
    • Adjusted Blighted Sludge-Spewers visual effects to easily distinguish them from Disgusting Refuse.

Items and Rewards

  • The Great Vault’s Stygia reward is now more detailed about how much Stygia it provides.
  • Corrected an issue that caused some item levels on rewards granted from World Quests to not keep pace with character progress correctly.
  • The "Glowing Gift" trinket claimed from defeating the Greench should now scale to a more appropriate item level.
  • Momentum Redistributor Boots has had its damage capped at 20% of the player’s health. It has also been given a 5 minute cooldown.

Player versus Player

  • Battlegrounds
    • [With regional restarts] Level 60 non-player enemies in Alterac Valley should now be appropriately powerful and dangerous.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where “Field Seance" couldn’t be accepted while in a group.
  • Ardenweald
    • Fixed an issue where defeating Thulsketha the Binder would not provide credit for the quest “A Swift Intervention.”
    • Players can now complete "Witch's Satchel" while “Terrors in Tirna Scithe” World Quest is active.
  • Bastion
    • Players on or eligible for the Bastion quest "Fruit of the Gods" can now see Elios in Hero's Rest.
  • Threads of Fate
    • The quests "Bolstering Bastion", "Rallying Maldraxxus", "Support the Court", and "Reinforcing Revendreth" will now be pushed to players in Threads of Fate mode who enter the appropriate corresponding level-up dungeon.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the respawn of feeding rituals during the Shadehounds Hunt to not respawn.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Refuge of the Damned and Shrouded buffs now have a stealth visual effect.
  • Empowered Imperial Consular's Shadow Bolt Volley damage decreased by 40%.
  • The starting Anima Cell can now be reset after clearing the first floor (was after killing the final boss on the layer).
  • Anima Powers
    • Death Knight
      • Twisted Hellchoker is no longer strong enough to charm The Tarragrue.
    • Monk
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Stroke of Elegance from reducing the cooldown of Celestial Brew.

December 17, 2020

Achievements

  • Fixed an issue where Hunting Party credit was not earned after the Hunt scenario was completed.

Classes

  • Mage
    • Shifting Power’s (Night Fae Ability) visual effects now appear much smaller for friendly players.
  • Monk
    • Resolved an issue that caused Clouded Focus (Legendary Effect) to provide its bonus while Soothing Mist is not active.
    • Bonedust Brew (Necrolord Ability) will no longer deal greatly increased damage against enemies that take increased damage.
  • Priest
    • Thoughtsteal (PvP Talent) no longer plays a misleading error sound when trying to cast the stolen spell.
    • Divine Ascension (PvP Talent) is now considered a Holy spell.
    • Shadow
      • Unfurling Darkness (Talent) will no longer display on raid frames.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Corrected an issue where some raid encounter abilities were incorrectly triggering the bonus mana restoration of Water Shield.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where some players who swapped to the Kyrian covenant would be unable to interact with Haephus for the quest "It's All Coming Together."
    • Players who have left the Kyrian Covenant should no longer be able to loot Path of Ascension crafting materials.
  • Venthyr
    • Glenzu will be more careful to make his Glenzu Original only available to the person that paid him for it during the quest "Ember Court: Mortal Reminders."

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Council of Blood
      • Dutiful Attendants should no longer become stuck evading.
  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • Level 10 Keystone end-of-run chest items have returned back to item level 203.
    • Fixed an issue where the Bursting Affix was not inflicting an appropriate amount of damage for Shadowlands Mythic dungeons.
    • Fixed an issue that caused the Storming Affix to inflict more damage than intended.
    • Theater of Pain
      • Xav the Unfallen
        • Resolved an issue that prevented players targeted by Blood and Glory from landing in the dueling arena.
  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Mistveil Nightblossom now casts Triple Bite less often and its poison duration has been lowered.
  • Plaguefall
    • Margrave Stradama
      • Plague Crash tentacles now hit a wider area, and their placement has been adjusted accordingly.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Abominations will now only cast Tenderize and Mutilate on their current target.
      • Tenderize now increases Physical damage taken by 12% per stack (was 15%).
      • Mutilate damage reduced by 15%.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Infinitely Divisible Ooze trinket from scaling with some player stats.
  • Periodic heals present prior to Consumptive Infusion’s effect triggering will no longer consume the trinket’s effect.

Quests

  • Ardenweald
    • The point of interest indicator for “Kivarr's Den” should now be easier to see on the map.
  • Maldraxxus
    • The point of interest indicators for “Fight and Flight” should now be easier to see on the map.
  • Battle for Azeroth
    • The quests "An Unwelcome Advisor" and "Return of the Black Prince" should now be automatically provided to eligible players in Boralus Harbor and Zuldazar.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Quests with a weekly reset in The Maw no longer erroneously claim to be daily quests in the quest log and are now displayed with a yellow quest icon.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • For all classes, major cooldowns will now reset when you transition to a new floor.
    • Developers’ note: This functionality should mirror the way cooldowns reset at the end of a raid encounter, or when starting a Mythic Keystone dungeon, affecting most abilities with a cooldown of 3 minutes or longer.
  • Health and damage of all creatures in Torghast reduced by 6% at Layer 1, increasing to 26% at Layer 8.
    • Developers’ note: The net effect should be that Layer 8 is now roughly as difficult as Layer 6 was prior to this change, with other Layers’ difficulty is reduced proportionally.
  • Health of all creatures reduced for players in groups by up to 25%.
  • Damage of all creatures reduced for 4- and 5-player groups by up to 20%.
  • The Jailer's Directive in the Upper Reaches now increases health by 10% (was 50%).
  • Some friendly NPCs in Torghast can no longer be found using /target or similar macros.
  • Anima Powers
    • The starting Anima Cell in Torghast now offers a stronger selection of Anima powers.
    • Anima Cells dropped by rare creatures within Torghast now always have at least 3 choices to choose from.
    • The chance for an Anima Cell to drop from a creature on any given floor has been increased.
    • Unnatural Power no longer provides immunity to crowd controlling effects at 10 stacks.
    • Rogue
      • Corrected an issue where the Terror-laden Slumbersand was incorrectly breaking the Sap effect from enemies.
  • Bosses
    • Elder Longbranch’s Bounty of the Forest cast time increased to 4 seconds (was 2 seconds), time between casts increased to 45 seconds (was 30 seconds), and Hardened Shell now only requires 6 attacks or skills to remove (was 9 attacks).
    • Decayspeaker’s Hardened Shell now only requires 6 attacks or skills to remove (was 9 attacks).
  • Enemies
    • Massive Crusher’s Armor Plating cast time increased to 3 seconds (was 1 second) and can be interrupted and/or dispelled. Recast time increased to 16 seconds (was 8 seconds).
    • Tower Sentinel’s Oppressive Aura haste reduction and slow now scales up to 10% (was 25%).
    • Deadsoul Chorus’s Death Blast now reduces healing received by 15% and stacks 5 times (was 25% and stacks 4 times).
    • Skeletal Remains and Lumbering Creation’s Bone Shrapnel now marks the ground and then explodes after 2 seconds, giving players time to move away (was instant).
    • Deadsoul Stalker now fades away after 15 melee attacks (was 7) and remains hidden for 15 seconds (was 30 seconds).
    • Deadsoul Devil now reincarnates with 15% health remaining (was at 40% health).
  • Torments
    • Fracturing Forces and Eye of Skoldus now begin their timer when you leave combat.
    • Fracturing Forces and Eye of Skoldus enemies have had their health and damage reduced by 50%.
    • Fracturing Forces and Eye of Skoldus now increase assassin health by 5% per stack (was 10%).

WoW Classic

  • Wielders of the Corrupted Ashbringer will once again hear the whispers of Alexandros Mograine...

December 16, 2020

Achievements

  • Baine can now be targeted by snowballs in Oribos for the Scrooge achievement. Happy Winter's Veil!

Adventures

  • While progressing through the Adventures campaign, certain Maw Adventures now have fixed difficulty and availability.

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Unstable Affliction's damage is now increased by Shadow Embrace and Haunt (Talent).

Covenants

  • Fixed an issue where training dummies in covenant sanctums would keep players in combat for too long.
  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where Alexandros Mograine could fail to appear during the Kyrian Campaign quest "An Expected Visitor."
  • Night Fae
    • A cinematic now plays when earning Dreamweaver as a Soulbind.
    • Fixed an issue where Night Fae players who abandon the quest "The Garden of Night" would be unable to see Qadarin to accept it again.
    • Fixed an issue during the Night Fae campaign quest "Broken Webs" where Qadarin would not be near the player after relogging.
    • Fixed an issue where Qadarin would be unavailable to turn in the Night Fae quest "Spriggan Snares" if players had turned in "A Little Pruning" and "Broken Webs" first.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Oranomonos the Everbranching's Dirge of the Fallen Sanctum ability no longer hits players who are not in combat with it.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Fixed an issue that prevented the UI Widget from displaying how many Anima Containers are open.
    • Sludgefist
      • Fixed an issue where Chain Slam would sometimes hit players twice.
      • Fixed an issue where Giant Fists would sometimes not hit the closest player to Sludgefist’s melee target.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Fixed an issue where Druids could cancel their shapeshift forms to escape the reduced movement speed effect from March of the Penitent.
  • Plaguefall
    • Fixed an issue where Plaguebound Devoted could sometimes fail to contribute to the Enemy Forces requirements on Mythic Keystone difficulty
  • Sanguine Depths
    • General Kaal
      • Fixed an issue where Piercing Blur images could turn and dash in an unintended direction.

Items and Rewards

  • Puremind Piercer now has appropriate secondary stats.
  • Increased the healing from Heavy Shrouded Cloth Bandage and Shrouded Cloth Bandage.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the Decanter of Anima-Charged Winds trinket from hitting physically large enemies.
  • The Unbound Changeling trinket now triggers more reliably.
  • Players can now change the stats of Unbound Changeling as many times as they like, but they still have one chance per day to get the all stats transformation.

Quests

  • "The Great Vault" quest can now be completed while in a raid group.
  • The quest "Lead the Way" will no longer become blocked by members of the opposite faction.
  • Fixed an issue where progress would not display for the quest "Observing Arenas."
  • Skaggldrynk can once again be used by players in Vault of the Wardens to complete the quest "Vault of the Wardens: Demon's Bile", regardless of their level.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Adjusted the per-player health scaling on Soulsteel Colossus to bring his overall combat duration down to a reasonable level.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Corrected an issue that could cause actors in a flashback scene triggered by returning the Runecarver's memories to fail to display correctly.
  • Empowered enemies at the end of a floor now have more delay in between their basic magic damage spells.
  • Reduced the amount of damage some area of effect spells were doing to party sizes greater than 1.
  • Reduced the maximum number of targets a Deadsoul Echo can fire Discordant Barrage at.
  • Reduced the visual clutter intensity of Discordant Barrage.
  • Goxul the Devourer
    • Time between casts of Mass Devour increased to 36 seconds (was 18 seconds).
    • Health and damage reduced by 10%.

World Quests

  • The Tea Tales series of World Quests in Revendreth should now correctly continue to appear for players who have completed all 4 characters' tales. Theotar apologizes profusely for his inadvertent rudeness in neglecting your previous invitations.

WoW Classic

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Cryptstalker 4-Set bonus effect to sometimes place the Hunter back in combat after using Feign Death.
  • Warlock's Plagueheart 4-Set bonus effect now properly affects Corruption damage.
  • Mage's Enigma 5-Set bonus effect now activates when Arcane Missiles are resisted.
  • Mage's Enigma 3-Set bonus effect now always functions while talented into Arcane Concentration.

December 15, 2020

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • Unnatural Malice (Night Fae Conduit) has its effect reduced by 50% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
    • Chaos Strike (Rank 3) now correctly affects Annihilation.
    • Corrected an issue where the main hand portion of Chaos Strike was dealing too little damage.
    • Vengeance
      • Fixed an issue preventing Vengeance Demon Hunters from casting Elysian Decree (Kyrian ability) outside of the Shadowlands when talented into Concentrated Sigils.
  • Druid
    • Kindred Spirits (Kyrian Ability) added damage will no longer incorrectly remove Spell Reflection from the target.
    • Casting Convoke the Spirits (Night Fae Ability) while under the effects of Mass Invisibility will now cause Mass Invisibility to drop.
    • Convoke the Spirits (Night Fae Ability) will no longer target totems.
    • Starfall no longer damages a target that was crowd controlled immediately before the star lands.
    • Frenzied Regeneration provided with Guardian Affinity (Talent) is no longer incorrectly put on cooldown when Heart of the Wild (Talent) ends.
    • Dash no longer incorrectly removes Stampeding Roar.
    • Balance
      • Twin Moons (Talent) will no longer cast the second Moonfire at totems.
      • Zandalari Trolls will no longer display a duplicate visual effect when casting Celestial Alignment.
  • Priest
    • Divine Image (Legendary Effect) will no longer cause other pets and guardians such as your Steward to attempt to cast spells.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where some quests in the Kyrian Covenant Campaign chapter "Among the Kyrian" would display as incomplete for players who joined the Kyrian from another covenant and did not do certain optional quests. Players in this state should visit Oribos to have their status updated.
    • Fixed an issue where players who disconnect during the Kyrian Campaign quests "Aerial Advantage" and "Trouble on the Western Front" would fall to their deaths on login.
    • Fixed an issue where players who disconnect during the Kyrian Campaign quest "Stronger Together" would be unable to reach the Zerekriss.
    • Fixed an issue where players could not get back to the Zerekriss to accept the Kyrian Campaign quest "Fight and Flight" if they left the area.
    • Fixed an issue where voice over narrations would overlap with a nearby World Quest during the Kyrian Covenant Campaign quest "Stronger Together."
  • Necrolord
    • Fixed an issue where players who changed covenants to join the Necrolords could be unable to turn in certain quests to Draka.
  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue during the Night Fae Campaign in the "Night Warrior's Curse" chapter where players would be unable to accept both "Broken Webs" after accepting "A Little Pruning" from Qadarin.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Huntsman Altimor
      • Increased the distance of Spreadshot on all difficulties.
    • Artificer Xy’mox
      • Resolved an issue in which Artificer Xy'mox's door may remain closed during a soft reset scenario.
    • Council of Blood
      • Fixed an issue where Danse Macabre’s spotlight visual effect would sometimes not appear.
    • Sludgefist
      • Fixed an issue where Sludgefist's Giant Fists were not hitting the secondary target for the correct amount of damage.
      • Sludgefist's melee attack damage has been decreased by 18% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • Ravenous Feast no longer targets players afflicted with Wicked Mark unless there are no other options.
      • Wicked Blade no longer targets players stunned by Ravenous Feast unless there are no other options.
  • Halls of Atonement
    • Inquisitor Sigar has earned more experience from all the Tormented Souls he communed with and is now level 61 (was level 60).
  • Plaguefall
    • Venomous Snipers no longer have the Venompiercer ability.
      • Developers’ note: This change was targeted at lowering the complexity and difficulty of the mechanics near Domina Venomblade's platform, particularly for melee roles.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Fixed an issue where players could fail to force Devos back down out of her air phase when she’s flying on the far left or right.
    • Fixed an issue where players could cause Devos to enter combat before Oryphrion is defeated.
    • Ventunax
      • Shadowhirls now provide additional warning before activating during the encounter.

Items and Rewards

  • Max-level vendor water and Mage conjured Mana Buns ramp up mana regeneration faster so they’re consistent with other types of max-level water.
  • The Raw Dream Silk will no longer be hidden if the Ardenweald World Quest "Spriggan Riot" is active.
  • Fixed an issue which allowed Charm of Eternal Winter’s mind control effect to work on shapeshifted Druids.
  • Increased the Physical damage from the Viscera of Coalesced Hatred trinket by 43%.

Player versus Player

  • Battle for Azeroth Assaults no longer award Conquest.

Quests

  • Resolved an issue where the stairway to complete the quest "Sustain, In Vain" was blocked off.
  • Reduced Entropic Cascade’s visual effects during the Lightforged Draenei Allied Race quest “The Lightforged.”

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • If you return to life in Torghast, the enemies that previously caused your demise will let you take the first swing before attacking you.

WoW Classic

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Crystalline Tear required for the quest “Long Forgotten Memories” to sometimes become unresponsive after a player previously on the quest did not complete the quest event correctly.

December 14, 2020

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • [With regional restarts] Mastery: Dreadblade effectiveness reduced by 20%.
  • Druid
    • [With regional restarts] Balance of all Things (Legendary Effect) now causes Eclipse to increase your critical strike chance with Arcane or Nature spells by 40%, decreasing by 8% every 1 second (was 50% crit, decreasing by 10% per second).
    • Balance
      • [With regional restarts] Starfall damage reduced by 6%.
  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • [With regional restarts] The damage of Aimed Shot has been reduced by 5%.
      • [With regional restarts] The damage of Arcane Shot has been reduced by 5%.
  • Mage
    • [With regional restarts] Arcane Harmony (Legendary Effect) now gains up to 10 stacks in PvP (was 15).
  • Monk
    • Faeline Stomp (Night Fae Ability) now correctly fades from view for friendly players other than the casting Monk.
    • Mistweaver
      • Resolved an issue that could cause Summon Jade Serpent Statue (Talent) from casting Soothing Mist.
  • Rogue
    • [With regional restarts] Reverberation (Kyrian Conduit) effectiveness reduced by 50% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 30%).
    • [With regional restarts] Echoing Reprimand (Kyrian Ability) initial damage reduced by 50% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
    • Assassination
      • [With regional restarts] Nightstalker (Talent) increases damage dealt while Stealth is active by 25% (was 50%).
    • Subtlety
      • [With regional restarts] Cold Blood (PvP Talent) damage is now properly reduced by effects such as Versatility.
      • [With regional restarts] Nightstalker (Talent) increases damage dealt while Stealth or Shadow Dance is active by 8% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 12%).
      • [With regional restarts] Shadow Blades now deals an additional 30% damage against enemy players (was 40%).
  • Shaman
    • Elemental
      • Echoes of Great Sundering (Legendary Effect) buff duration increased to 25 seconds (was 15 seconds).

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • [With regional restarts] Combat Meditation (Pelagos Soulbind) Mastery value reduced by 50% in PvP and duration increased by 50% in PvP.
    • [With regional restarts] Nemea has finished rearing a new generation of larions who have taken up residence in areas near Elysian Hold in Bastion to provide flight to and from the hold for Kyrian Covenant members.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Sun King's Salvation
      • Fixed an issue where the encounter would sometimes not complete correctly.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Fixed an issue where Remornia's Massacre ability had a very small chance to fail.
  • De Other Side
    • Improved the readability on Skeletal Warlord's Undying Rage.
    • Decreased the size of the Enraged Spirit's Enraged Mask, the gameplay remains the same.
    • Added a visual effect for Night Fae players to denote the radius of the Haunted Urn.
    • Mueh'zala
      • Resolved an issue where Mojo Infusion was being affected by a player's Haste when freeing Bwonsamdi from Primeval Grasp.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • General Kaal
      • Fixed an issue where the door to her platform could become stuck and lock players out after a wipe.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue which caused the Force Multiplier weapon enchant to increase in power as a player's level increased from 50 to 60. This enchant's strength is now correctly capped at level 50.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some players who didn’t join the Venthyr covenant to receive Ember Court items from the Revendreth Calling tribute, Favor of the Court.
  • Increased the visibility of the posed Venthyr dancers created from Macabre Sheet Music.

Player versus Player

  • [With regional restarts] Battle for Azeroth Call to Arms quests award reduced Honor.
  • Due to the relatively increased pace of PvP combat in Shadowlands, Dampening will no longer begin at 20% in 2v2 Arena. Dampening is applied immediately in 2v2 and after 5 minutes in 3v3.

Quests

  • Threads of Fate
    • Fixed an issue where the turn-in marker for the quest "Support the Court" would be in the wrong location for Night Fae players who completed the quest at level 60.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • The Lingering Cloak of Ve'nari buff has been limited to War Mode only.
  • Altered the visuals attached to Lingering Cloak of Ve'nari and Edict of the Eternal Ones to make them less overwhelming when they are active.
  • Resolved an issue where Hunts could sometimes not progress to the next stage.
  • Fixed an issue where players were being redirected to a far graveyard when releasing their spirit within Perdition Hold.
  • The sounds associated with entering The Maw from Oribos are now an optional experience.
  • [With regional restarts] Particularly puny creatures in the Maw no longer drop Stygia.
  • [With regional restarts] Elite creatures in the Maw now drop additional Stygia.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • [With regional restarts] Enemy health increased for healer specializations and enemy physical damage increased for tank specializations. These changes are targeted towards solo players and have a reduced effect while in a group.
  • [With regional restarts] Enemy health and damage increased on floors 2, 4, and 5.
  • [With regional restarts] Dark Ascended Corrus, Warden Skoldus, and Cellblock Sentinel received minor ability adjustments and health tuning to bring them more in line with other bosses.
  • Anima Powers
    • Corrected an issue where a player with Orb of Replenishment could have more than 6 healing orbs out at a time.
    • Venthyr
      • [With regional restarts] Murmuring Shawl now causes Door of Shadows to increase your chance to dodge by 40% (was 20%) for 20 seconds (was 15 seconds). Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
    • Night Fae
      • [With regional restarts] Clinging Fog now causes Flicker to reduce the movement speed of enemies by 70% (was 30%). Obtainable 1 time (was 3) and it will appear as a choice slightly less often.
    • Druid
      • [With regional restarts] String of Fangs and Talons can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Steelwood Slab can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Writings of Lycara gives 140 of a secondary stat (was 43). Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Bottle of Moonshine can be obtained 2 times (was 1).
      • Draught of Midnight Blazes now properly grants its damage and healing increase while Moonfire is active on 3 targets.
    • Hunter
      • [With regional restarts] Amplifying Mirror increases your Misdirection’s target damage by 50% (was 20%). Obtainable 2 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Necrotic Venom damage increased to 50% (was 30%). Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Euphoria Emblem reduces Exhilaration’s cooldown by 30 seconds (was 20 seconds). Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Bone Barbs increases Kill Shot damage by 100% (was 20%). Obtainable 2 times (was 1).
      • [With regional restarts] Piercing Scope increases damage taken to Hunter’s Mark target by 15% (was 10%). Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Neural Pet Enhancer pet damage while under the effects of Eyes of the Beast increased to 500% (was 200%). Obtainable 1 time (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Cadaverous Cleats damage reduction now also applies to your pets. The tooltip will be updated in a future patch.
    • Mage
      • [With regional restarts] Constellation Shield damage reduction increased to 20% (was 15%). Obtainable 3 times (was 4).
      • [With regional restarts] Resolute Medallion absorb amount increased to 70% (was 40%). Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Runecloth Wrappings damage increased when casting Arcane Blast, Fireball, and Frostbolt while Invisible reduced to 500% (was 2000%). Obtainable 3 times (was 10).
      • [With regional restarts] Pandemonium Lens no longer increases the radius of Flamestrike, Blizzard, and Arcane Explosion. Now increases the damage of Flamestrike, Blizzard, and Arcane Explosion by 15%. Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Seeker’s Scroll now always increases the damage of your Fireball, Frostbolt, and Arcane Blast (was only your next cast). Fireball, Frostbolt, and Arcane Blast damage per stack reduced to 2% (was 10%). Stacks 100 times. Obtainable 1 time (was 10).
      • [With regional restarts] Everwarm Socks now also heals 60% of your maximum health over Ice Block’s duration.
    • Paladin
      • [With regional restarts] Ancient Writ of Order can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Blood Beacon can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Shattered Gauntlet can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Defiled Prayer Beads now correctly affects Blessing of Seasons. Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Radiant Essence increases Forbearance damage dealt by 15% (was 25%). Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Ember of the Carillon can be obtained 2 times (was 4).
      • [With regional restarts] Hallowed Candle now deals 30% increased damage or healing from Ashen Hallow (was 50%).
      • [With regional restarts] Golden Plume increases the effects of Avenging Wrath by 60% (was 100%).
    • Priest
      • [With regional restarts] Mask of Sheer Terror damage required to break Psychic Scream increased to 400% (was 300%). Obtainable 3 times (was 10).
      • [With regional restarts] Painwheel now also causes Shadow Word: Pain to deal 25% increased damage. Obtainable 5 times (was 10).
      • [With regional restarts] Vandal's Zeal has been redesigned and now gives you 1% Mind Blast and Holy Fire damage per Phylactery destroyed, up to a maximum of 40%. Obtainable 1 time.
      • [With regional restarts] Enemies affected by Pandemonium now run away much slower.
      • [With regional restarts] Soul Sapper causes Power Infusion’s cooldown to recover 200% faster (was 100%).
      • [With regional restarts] Fragments of Obscurity now always causes Fade to grant freedom from movement reduction abilities and provides 40% increased movement speed (was prevent movement speed from being reduced below 80%). Additional stacks of this power only reduce the cooldown of Fade further.
    • Rogue
      • Resolved an issue where Draped Prism Shawl’s effect didn’t increase when obtaining multiples of this anima power.
    • Shaman
      • [With regional restarts] Wailing Winds reduces the cooldown of Wind Shear by 4 seconds (was 3 seconds Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Deadened Earth reduces the cooldown of Earth Elemental by 40% (was 20%). Obtainable 2 times (was 4).
      • [With regional restarts] Storm Conduit increases Lightning Bolt and Chain Lightning damage by 50% (was 30%). Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Essence of the Ancestors now grants an additional 15% Haste to Bloodlust (was 10%). Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Elemental Core now requires 20 stacks to reduce the cooldown of Lava Burst or Stormstrike by 50% (was 50 stacks) and the increased damage per stack is now 3% (was 1%).
      • [With regional restarts] Leeching Lilypad damage increased by 50%. Obtainable 1 time (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Flames of the Cauldron now causes Flame Shock’s damage over time effect to happen 40% more frequently (was 20%). Obtainable 2 times (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Tsunami Relic increases healing spelling cast speed by 50% (was 20%). Obtainable 2 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where Deathseer's Satchel would not drop a Liquid Magma Totem.
    • Warlock
      • [With regional restarts] Blood-Stained Dagger pet damage reduction increased to 35% (was 10%). Obtainable 1 time (was 3).
      • [With regional restarts] Claw of Endereth drains health 25% faster (was 10%). Obtainable 2 times (was 7).
      • [With regional restarts] Hellfire Pact increases summoned demons’ damage by 50% (was 25%). Obtainable 3 times (was 10).
      • [With regional restarts] Pact of Thickness primary summoned demons health increased to 50% (was 25%). Obtainable 3 times (was 10).
      • [With regional restarts] Thirsting Chain increases Drain Life healing by 40% (was 20%). Obtainable 2 times (was 10).
      • [With regional restarts] Warlock's Bargain has been redesigned and now grants the Warlock 20% Haste at the cost of 10% of the Warlock's health.
      • [With regional restarts] Dissolving Vial now also makes Corruption instant for Demonology and Destruction Warlocks. For all three Warlock specializations, it now also increases Corruption's damage by 100%.
    • Warrior
      • [With regional restarts] Bloodstained Whetstone increases the damage of Whirlwind and Thunder Clap by 50% (was 30%). Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Champion's Decree increases the damage of next Revenge or Slam by 50% (was 20%). Effect stacks up to 40 (was 100). Obtainable 3 times (was 5). This power will appear as a choice slightly less often.
      • [With regional restarts] Succulent Carpaccio can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Soulwrought Studs can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Resonant Throatbands increases damage taken by 30% (was 20%). Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Zovaal's Warbanner increases the duration of major cooldowns by 60% (was 40%). Obtainable 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Scratched Knife increases the damage of the first Shattering Throw on each floor by 4000% (was 10000%). No longer works against bosses.
  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • [With regional restarts] The bonus damage from Demonic Consumption (Talent) will now only apply to a single Demonic Tyrant when summoned in Torghast, rather than all Demonic Tyrants.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue where ordering Gatamatos to search an area would fail to break stealth during the Bastion World Quest "Training Regimen."

WoW Classic

  • Spirit of Redemption no longer counts as two deaths on the battlegrounds scoreboard.

December 11, 2020

Achievements

  • Players that die during the Stone Legion Generals encounter in Castle Nathria will now properly earn the Feed Me, Seymour! achievement with the rest of their raid.

Classes

  • Tank Specializations
    • [With regional restarts] Threat generation for all Tanks increased by 10%.
  • Death Knight
    • Blood
      • [With regional restarts] Blood Boil damage increased by 10%.
      • [With regional restarts] Heart Strike damage increased by 15%.
      • [With regional restarts] Marrowrend damage increased by 10%.
      • [With regional restarts] Death Strike damage increased by 5%.
    • Unholy
      • [With regional restarts] Mastery: Dreadblade effectiveness reduced by 15% 
  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • [With regional restarts] All healing abilities reduced by 4%.
      • [With regional restarts] Healing Rain reduced by an additional 10%.
  • Warlock
    • Destruction
      • [With regional restarts] Chaos Bolt damage increased by 22%.
  • Warrior
    • Arms
      • [With regional restarts] Mortal Strike damage increased by 20%. Damage reduced by an equivalent amount in PvP.
      • [With regional restarts] Slam (Rank 3) now increases Slam’s damage by 50% (was 25%).
    • Fury
      • [With regional restarts] All damage abilities increased by 5%.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Captured Forgehands should be more reliable during the quest "Stewards of a Feather."
    • Fixed an issue where Sika could despawn during the Kyrian Covenant Campaign chapter "Phaestus, Genesis of Aeons."
  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue where if players disconnected while attempting to enter the Ember Court scenario, they would be unable to re-enter for the week.

Creatures and NPCs

  • NPCs who comment on your choice of covenant will now do so less frequently.
  • Resolved an issue where Sanngror the Torturer would sometimes become stuck.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • [With regional restarts] Fixed a bug that caused additional loot to unintentionally drop from bosses on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
    • Resolved an issue that prevented many of the non-boss NPCs in Castle Nathria from scaling their health and damage as raid size increased. Non-boss NPCs base health before scaling has been reduced by 10%.
    • Huntsman Altimor
      • Resolved an issue where players may not be able to enter Huntsman Altimor's area after completing the Artificer Xy'mox or Sun King's Salvation encounters.
    • Sun King's Salvation
      • Increased the healing done by Infuser's Boon to 200% per stack on Normal and Heroic difficulties (was 50%).
      • Reduced the max stack count of Infuser's Boon to 5 on Normal and Heroic difficulties (was 10).
      • Essence Overflow now heals Kael’thas Sunstrider for 1.5% of his maximum health on Normal and Heroic difficulties (was 1%).
    • Sludgefist
      • Stonequake’s ground visual effect has been updated to be more noticeable.
      • Screen effect for players standing in Stonequake has been changed.
      • Occurrences of Falling Rubble over the duration of the encounter reduced by 25% on all difficulties.
      • The number of players affected by Chain Link has been lowered and no longer scales with the number of pillars destroyed on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Sludgefist’s health reduced by 12% on Normal difficulty.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Warlock’s Corruption will no longer be removed from enemies when using the teleporters.

Items and Rewards

  • [With daily resets] The percentage based trigger effects from Eternal Palace weapons Diver's Folly, Dream's End, and Orgozoa's Paralytic Barb no longer function for players above level 50.
  • Sanguifang’s Pulsating Canine damage has been reduced and can no longer be used against enemy players.
  • Shadowghast Ingot can now be placed in Mining bags.
  • Consumptive Infusion trinket is now also triggered by damaging abilities, allowing Mistweaver abilities such as Rising Sun Kick to trigger it.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Soul Igniter trinket to not allow the use of another on-use trinket.
  • Eternal Stats and Sacred Stats chest enchant tooltips now correctly reflects that they affect the primary stat and not all stats.

Quests

  • Players who are unable to complete “The Sweetest Tribute” due to a Ripe Purian already showing up in the tribute tray should abandon the quest and then talk to Elios to restart it.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Resolved an issue where enemies afflicted with the Blinding Smoke Capsule debuff would engage in combat with the player if they got too close but not attack them.
  • Minions of Torghast should be less likely to hit players with volley type abilities that they are not in combat with.
  • Torments
    • Eye of Skoldus and Fracturing Forces no longer spawn assassins on boss floors.
    • Breath of Coldheart health bonus per stack lowered to 3% maximum health (was 5%).
  • Anima Powers
    • Resonant Mawfang damage reduced to 2% of target's maximum health (was 10%).
    • Frostchipper damage reduced to 5% of the target's current health (was 20%).
    • The buffs provided by Dark Fortress and Fallen Armaments now stack to 5 (was 10).

World Quests

  • Demonology Warlocks and Beast Mastery Hunters will now receive kyrian aid during the Bastion World Quest "Air Supremacy."

WoW Companion App

  • Fixed issue where some players on iPhone 11 and 12 could not access Guilds & Communities.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements on iOS. All users will need to reset their settings.

December 10, 2020

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Fixed an issue where Withering Ground (Night Fae Conduit) would not grant bonus damage with Defile (Talent).
  • Druid
    • General
      • Oath of the Elder Druid (Legendary Effect) will no longer incorrectly activate from shifting into Mount Form during combat.
    • Restoration
      • Vision of Unending Growth (Legendary Effect) will no longer consume Soul of the Forest (Talent).
  • Priest
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where the Item Level 200 Haunting Apparitions (Conduit) had an incorrect scaling value, and was less powerful than the lower item level versions.
    • Shadow
      • Psychic Link (Talent) will no longer replicate increased damage taken bonuses from the target.

Covenants

  • Fixed an issue preventing players from completing the Conduit tutorial quests for their covenant if conduits were added to the Forge of Bonds before accepting the quest.
  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where Mikanikos could not be infused with anima for the quest “Partner for Eternity.”
    • Path of Ascension
      • Increased the reflect damage from Spiritforged Aegis.
      • Fixed an issue where Myn’ir would not attack her target when they were hiding behind a pillar. She now understands how to play the game of hide and seek.
      • Fixed an issue where enemy debuffs would be removed when switching between Mikanikos and Bron.
  • Night Fae
    • Corrected the research time of the third tier of the Night Fae Anima Conductor to be consistent with the other covenants.
  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue that caused the automatic guest list refresh that occurs after the Ember Court scenario to incorrectly consume a Blank Invitation.
      • Developers’ note: Speak with Lady Ilinca above Sinfall to purchase additional Blank Invitations. Blank Invitations allow you to swap a guest on your Guest List to invite a specific guest you want to be BFFs with, build the most compatible party crew, or just replace guests that you haven't unlocked yet.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Azgar no longer evades while casting Torrent of Ash.
  • Mayhem the slime kitten has taken his name less seriously and will now appear for all players to pet, regardless of what phase they are in.
  • Taerlina has restocked her Inscription supplies and now sells Rune Etched Vials and Aerated Water.
  • The icon for the Unguarded Gorm Eggs event will no longer display on the minimap if the event is not active.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Lady Inerva Darkvein’s health reduced by 10% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Harnessed Specter’s health reduced by 10% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
    • Council of Blood
      • All council members will now stay within the dance hall and allow for the encounter to be reset.
  • De Other Side
    • Resolved an issue where scale increasing auras, such as the Prideful Affix on Mythic Keystone difficulty, could prevent some larger player models from passing through doorways within the gnome wing.
  • Necrotic Wake
    • Kyrian Stitchwerk will now attack the closest player when its main target is out of range. Additionally, Tenderize now stacks to 4 (was 6) and Mutilate damage reduced by 8%.

Quests

  • “The Final Pieces” now automatically progresses if the quest items are in the player’s bank or obtained from a Guild Bank.
  • Twigin should now return to give players a ride back to the necropolis in case you leave during the quest "This Way Out."

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • “Feed Your Soul”, “Guaranteed Delivery”, “Stalking the Warrens”, “Power of the Colossus”, “Forces of Perdition” and “Words of Warding” are no longer classified as group quests.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented completion of “Stalking the Warrens” after successfully completing a Hunt in the Maw.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Fixed a few locations where it was possible to get trapped behind the exit portal on a certain floors, preventing the player from continuing to progress through the tower.
  • Anima Powers
    • Rogue
      • Pouch of Soul-Ash reduces the remaining cooldown of Vanish by 10 seconds (was 5 seconds) after defeating an enemy.
      • Slippery Wraithcoil reduces the cooldown of Shadowstep/Grappling Hook by 6 seconds (was 5 seconds). This anima power can be selected a maximum of 3 times (was 5).
      • Unceasing Chain Link causes Finishing Moves to increase the damage of your next combo point generator by 150% (was 100%). This anima power can be selected a maximum of 3 times (was 5).
      • Rupturing Spike causes Shadowstrike/Ambush to apply a 5 combo point Rupture (was 1). This anima power can be selected a maximum of 1 time (was 5).
      • Vial of Unseen Poison can now be selected a maximum of 3 times (was 1).
      • Silent Footpads now heals you for 15% of your maximum health when entering Stealth (was 5%) and leaving Stealth now increases your damage by 10% (was 5%) for 5 seconds (was 3 seconds). This anima power can be selected a maximum of 2 times (was 3).
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Red Ink from increasing the damage of all bleed and poison effects.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue where not all Battered Souls would give credit when returned in large numbers to Collector Marissa during the World Quest "Battered and Bruised."

WoW Classic

  • Naxxramas
    • Fixed an issue where Instructor Razuvious might attack totems or pets instead of players when engaged.

December 9, 2020

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Survival
      • Resolved an issue that could cause Wildfire Bomb to deal more damage than intended to targets that were falling.
  • Monk
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Tear of Morning (Legendary Effect) would cause the replicated Enveloping Mist to cast Gust of Mists.
    • Brewmaster
      • Fixed an issue that caused the Stagger passive to not apply to the character when switching specializations while in Soulshape (Night Fae Ability).
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Doomblade (Legendary Effect) from working in Rated Battlegrounds and Arenas.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where Kyrian players who had finished Chapter 3 of their campaign could float on top of the Crest of Ascension, and could see players from a previous state as if they were floating. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos has applied a new invention to prevent this from occurring.
    • Energy Core and Forgeflame from the Eternal Forge in Bastion can no longer be used outside of the area.
    • Fixed an issue where player pets would display as if they were floating above the Crest of Ascension for Kyrian players who had finished Chapter 3 of their campaign.
    • Fixed additional issues causing Kyrian players with the Unburden effect to encounter issues when using a flight path.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Corrected the back seats of the Revendreth Carriages so players are no longer hovering in the wrong direction when riding in back.
  • Valfir the Unrelenting has taken a break and will only spawn if anima is sent to Tirna Scithe.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Huntsman Altimor
      • Resolved an issue that caused Sinseeker’s damage over time to scale too aggressively with raid size on all difficulties.
      • Sinseeker’s cast time increased to 5.5 seconds on all difficulties (was 4 seconds).
      • Devour Soul buff reduced to 100% on Normal difficulty and 150% on Heroic difficulty (was 200%).
      • Devour Soul duration decreased to 30 seconds in Normal and Heroic difficulties (was 60 seconds).
    • Hungering Destroyer
      • Hungering Destroyer will now target up to 1 fewer player when casting Gluttonous Miasma on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • The cast time of Hungering Destroyer's Volatile Ejection has been increased to 4.5 seconds on Normal difficulty (was 4 seconds).
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Harnessed Specters should be less prone to using Condemn while a tank is engaged with them.
    • Sun King’s Salvation
      • Soul Pedestal healing substantially increased on all difficulties.
      • Enemies in this encounter now berserk after 14 minutes on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Rockbound Vanquisher's Concussive Smash damage reduced by 15% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Bleakwing Assassin's Crimson Flurry initial damage and damage over time reduced by 15% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Shade of Kael'thas's Ember Blast reduced by 20% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Fixed an issue where the Shade of Kael'thas could fail to disappear when defeated.
    • Artificer Xy’Mox
      • Glyph of Destruction periodic damage over time reduced by 50% on Normal difficulty.
      • Rift Blast cast time increased to 3.75 seconds on Normal difficulty (was 3 seconds).
      • Rift Blast damage reduced by 18% on Normal difficulty.
      • Fleeting Spirit now summons 2 spirits in a 10 person raid, scaling with raid size to up to 6 spirits on all difficulties.
      • Limited the number of healing specialized players that can be targeted by Fleeting Spirits on all difficulties.
      • Seeds of Extinction cast time of Extinction increased by 2 seconds on Normal difficulty.
    • Sludgefist
      • Fixed an issue where Hateful Gaze would sometimes not cast immediately when Sludgefist hits 100 rage.
  • Halls of Atonement
    • High Adjudicator Aleez
      • Resolved an issue where High Adjudicator Aleez's mirror teleporters functioned prior to her being defeated.
  • Necrotic Wake
    • A Winged Champion will now appear to teleport players to the Stitchwerks once the dungeon has been completed on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
  • Plaguefall
    • Slime tentacles no longer continue to cast Vile Spit while banished.
    • Using Banish while in the Crushing Embrace of a Slime Tentacle within Plaguefall will now release you.
    • Resolved an issue where Margrave Stradama's Plague Crash is affecting players in unintended locations.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Extinguished Soul Anima from Castle Nathria to grant excessive credit for Anima-collection quest progress.
  • Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect should now show up in the correct slot filter in the Auction House.
  • The Heart of Azeroth should no longer grant bonus threat to tanks in Shadowlands areas.
  • Gluttonous Spike will no longer drop for Holy Paladins.

Player versus Player

  • Zo'sorg and his business associates now offer a quest for rated PvP.

Quests

  • Threads of Fate
    • Threads of Fate players will now see the anima engorged Maw as a result of the ending of Revendreth's storyline.
  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue during the quest "You Go First" where the Chamber Incense Burner could fail to spawn.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Empowered Coldheart creatures no longer cast Fallen Armaments or Dark Fortress.
  • Empowered Coldheart Agents cast Shadow Spear less frequently.
  • Monk
    • Anima Powers
      • Fae Aftershock (Night Fae) now deals damage correctly for Windwalker Monks.
      • Fae Aftershock (Night Fae) now deals damage every 2 seconds for 10 seconds (was a 2 second duration).

User Interface

  • All Shadowlands dungeon and raid entrances are now visible on the map, regardless if their locations have yet to be discovered.

World Quests

  • Players who disconnect during the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Flapping Frenzy" will now be placed at the quest start on login.

December 8, 2020

Achievements

  • Fixed an issue where completing the Paragon's Challenge during the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Flapping Frenzy" could fail to grant credit for both the Flight School Graduate and Aerial Ace achievements at once.

Classes

  • Monk
    • Brewmaster
      • Resolved an issue that caused Invoke Niuzao, the Black Ox's Stomp damage to be higher than intended when purifying Stagger damage with Purifying Brew.
    • Windwalker
      • Fixed the interactions between Storm, Earth, and Fire spirits and Mastery: Combo Strikes.
      • Your spirits now benefit from your Hit Combo (Talent) stacks, instead of maintaining their own.
      • Resolved an issue that prevented some damaging abilities cast by Storm, Earth, and Fire spirits from contributing to Xuen's Empowered Tiger Lightning.
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Touch of Karma damage from contributing to Xuen's Empowered Tiger Lightning.
  • Rogue
    • General
      • Resolved an issue that prevented the Rotbriar Sprout trinket's area of effect damage from breaking Sap.
    • Subtlety
      • Shadow Blades no longer benefits from increased damage taken effects twice.
  • Warlock
    • General
      • Subjugate Demon now cancels Grimoire of Sacrifice (Talent).
  • Warrior
    • General
      • Signet of Tormented Kings (Legendary Effect) no longer has a cooldown on how often its effect can occur.

Covenants

  • Fixed an issue where “Replenishing the Reservoir” could not be progressed while in a raid group.
  • Fixed an issue where professions and pet battle World Quests could fail to give credit for "Bolstering Bastion", "Rallying Maldraxxus", "Support the Court", and "Reinforcing Revendreth."
  • Fixed an issue where the world map marker would not display for the quest "Choosing Your Purpose."
  • Venthyr
    • Reduced the Ember Court weekly restock requirement of Infused Rubies to 20 (was 50).
    • Reduced the cost of the Blank Invitation (used to reroll a guest) to 8 Infused Rubies (was 15).
    • New Venthyr members completing their first Ember Court will now also see a Blank Invitation alongside the item opening their second guest slot.
      • Developers’ note: While players have had a lot of time to gather enough Infused Rubies for the first week, we want to give players a bit more freedom to customize their guest list and account for the other activities starting in Season 1 that will take more of their time.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Inquisitors in the Halls of Atonement area of Revendreth now correctly provide full reputation rewards to all players who attacked them, including the player who breaks the Inquisitor's immunity.
  • Aspirant Eolis should now still be able to be summoned if one player loots the Fragile Humility Scroll without using it.
  • Shadowlands World Bosses should now be properly supported by the Premade Group Finder.
  • The Broker fishing vendors has stopped hogging the cooking station and allowed the Broker cooking vendor and trainer to take their rightful spot.
  • Restricted the total number of additional Rotting Minions that World Boss Mortanis can spawn.

Dungeons and Raids

  • De Other Side
    • Resolved an issue where Dark Lotus would inflict too much damage when the Risen Cultist is player controlled.
  • Plaguefall
    • The slime tentacles in the gauntlet have moved to placements that better suit their purposes.

Items and Rewards

  • Instructor's Divine Bell trinket now gives the correct amount of Mastery.
  • Enchant Chest: Eternal Bounds now shows the correct Mana gain when applied to equipment.
  • The Cloudwalker's Coffer will no longer appear available to players that aren't yet eligible. This will reduce wasted journeys into the heights without rewards.

Player versus Player

  • The Engineering gadgets Momentum Redistributor Boots and 50UL-TR4P are no longer usable in rated arenas and battlegrounds.
  • Ambroria Dew can now be used in PvP arena and battlegrounds.
  • Corrected the amount of Honor credited toward the Great Vault for the first 3v3 win of the day.
  • N'Zoth no longer has an active communication link between Azeroth and Shadowlands, preventing Horde and Alliance Assassins in War Mode from hearing the whispers in Shadowlands...
  • The following Battle for Azeroth trinkets have had their effectiveness reduced by 60% while engaged in combat with enemy players:
    • Forbidden Obsidian Claw
    • Remote Guidance Device
    • Mirror of Entwined Fate
    • Rotcrusted Voodoo Doll
    • Razdunk's Big Red Button
    • Trunksy
    • Merektha's Fang
    • Cyclotronic Blast
  • The following Battle for Azeroth trinkets have had their effectiveness reduced by 55% while engaged in combat with enemy players:
    • Writhing Segment of Drest'agath
    • Aquipotent Nautilus
    • Tidestorm Codex
    • Invocation of Yu'lon
    • Grong's Primal Rage
    • Inoculating Extract
    • Bottled Lightning
    • Revitalizing Voodoo Totem
    • My'das Talisman
  • The following Battle for Azeroth trinkets have had their effectiveness reduced by 50% while engaged in combat with enemy players:
    • Idol of Indiscriminate Consumption
    • Shiver Venom Relic
    • Living Oil Canister
    • Mayor Striggs

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • While in the Maw, harvesting Nightshade now increases the threat level of Eye of the Jailer and rewards Stygia.
  • Threat Level 5: Immediate Extermination now retains its stacks when you leave the zone and re-enter.
  • Stygia and reputation gains in the Maw are now only disabled when Immediate Extermination reaches 10 stacks, rather than when it is first applied to you. Push your luck a little further... if you dare!
  • Fixed a rare issue which could cause Eye of the Jailer to fail to reset if you were present in the zone during the daily reset.
  • Lingering Cloak of Ve'nari now applies to end-game players as they enter The Maw.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Added three new Common self-healing powers: Bloodgorged Leech, Refilling Elixir of Life, and Orb of Replenishment.

World Quests

  • Bastion's resilience at the Temple of Courage has spurred the Maldraxxi assailants to increase their efforts, resulting in more available targets during the World Quest "Air Supremacy."
  • Players can no longer have more than 8 Neglected Souls at a time during the World Quest "Battered and Bruised."

WoW Classic

  • Naxxramas
    • To prevent an issue with the cage door remaining locked, Noth the Plaguebringer can no longer die while he’s preparing to teleport.
    • Fixed an issue where Heigan the Unclean's slow eruptions could sometimes overlap with the fast eruptions.

WoW Companion App

  • Fixed a crash affecting players on Android 10 and 11. Users will need to reset their settings.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements on Android.

December 7, 2020

Adventures

  • The companion buff indicators now remain visible when swapping between the Companions and Adventures tabs on the Command Table.

Allied Races

  • (With realm restarts) Resolved an issue where some players were unable to create a new Allied Race character.

Classes

  • Druid
    • Casting Nourish will no longer incorrectly cancel Nature's Swiftness.
  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • Fixed an issue where Wild Spirits (Night Fae ability) was benefitting from the damage increase of the mastery stat twice.
      • Damage of Wild Spirits has been increased by 25% for Marksmanship Hunters.
  • Monk
    • Fixed an issue with Tear of Morning ( Runecarving ) that caused Enveloping Mists to not spread Renewing Mists.
    • Fixed an issue that caused Tear of Morning ( Runecarving ) to grant Vivify additional healing on targets without Renewing Mists.
    • Mistweaver
      • Resolved an issue with the interaction between having both Summon Jade Serpent Statue (Talent) and Invoke Yu'lon, the Jade Serpent active.
    • Windwalker
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Dance of Chi-Ji from triggering from Chi spent by Spinning Crane Kick.
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Xuen's Empowered Tiger Lightning from counting damage dealt by Storm, Earth, and Fire spirits.
  • Priest
    • Mindgames (Venthyr ability) will now display on nameplates to the casting Priest.
  • Rogue
    • Shadowy Duel (PvP Talent) will no longer sometimes cause the Rogue to be invisible to the target being dueled.

Covenants

  • Necrolord
    • The objectives for "Challenges in Maldraxxus" Venthyr Callings quest are now easier to locate on the map.
  • Night Fae
    • Players will no longer be able to use the Pinch of Faerie Dust item while they have the Faerie's Blessing from a Basket of Enchanted Wings.
    • Fixed an issue where Podtender ( Soulbind ) would sometimes stun the player after dying and releasing.
    • Podtender now displays an icon on raid frames while the player is rejuvenating in the wildseed .

Creatures and NPCs

  • (With realm restarts) Huntmaster Petrus now always spawns accompanied by Reza and Geza. Should he fall in battle, it's possible his pets might be left behind and open to making new friends.
  • (With realm restarts) Skuld Vit's barrier can now be bypassed by those with the right tricks.
  • Feenix Arcshine in Orgrimmar has learned the art of Arcane Momentum and will offer his training to fellow mages.
  • Battle for Azeroth creatures that increase their health as the player’s item level increases now stop scaling at a lower, more appropriate item level.
  • Gorm spawned near Decayed Husks will now respawn at a more appropriate rate.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Plaguefall
    • Margrave Stradama
      • Resolved an issue where players could inadvertently avoid Plague Crash while swimming in and around Margrave Stradama's plague jacuzzi.
  • Sanguine Depths
  • Fixed an issue with General Kaal where her door could become stuck and lock players out after a wipe.

Items and Rewards

  • Weapons sold for Conquest by Zo'sorg in Oribos will not require additional Achievements to purchase.
  • Corrected an issue that could allow crafted Common-quality base items for Runecarving to incorrectly affect tradability of items obtained in raids and dungeons.
  • Resolved an issue preventing Conduit item icons from matching in the Soulbind user interface.
  • Players now receive an understandable error when trying to add the Arboreal Gulper mount to their collection, if they are ineligible.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause some of the unique Revendreth consumables to be mailed to you when you already had one of them in your inventory.
  • Fixed a bug preventing Memory of the Arbiter's Judgment from being obtainable .

Player versus Player

  • (With realm restarts) The number of players on each side in Ashran has been increased to 30 (was 25).
  • Resolved an issue in The Maw that caused Player vs Player deaths to incur a larger Stygia penalty than intended.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing PvP trinkets’ spell visuals and sounds to not play.
  • Hunter
    • (With realm restarts) Aimed Shot no longer deals 10% increased damage in PvP situations.
    • (With realm restarts) Double Tap's extra Aimed Shot deals 50% reduced damage in PvP situations.
  • Paladin
    • (With realm restarts) Ringing Clarity (Kyrian) can now trigger up to 2 multi-casts in PvP situations (was 3).
    • (With realm restarts) Judgment (Kyrian) cast from Divine Toll deals 75% increased damage in PvP situations (was 100%).
    • (With realm restarts) Final Reckoning increases the damage of Holy Power abilities by 30% in PvP situations (was 50%).
  • Rogue
    • (With realm restarts) Reverberation's (Kyrian) increase to Echoing Reprimand (Kyrian) damage has been reduced by 30% when engaged in combat with enemy players.

Professions

  • (With realm restarts) Blacksmiths and Engineers can now use the anvil in Sinfall to craft their recipes.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • (With realm restarts) The Empowered enemies at the end of a floor have been made more threatening.
  • (With realm restarts) Wing bosses Binder Baritas and Watchers of Death have been made more threatening as they were previously too easy to defeat.
  • Frostbite Wand's effect now hits for a percentage of current health (was a percentage of maximum health).
  • Frostchipper's effect now hits for a percentage of current health (was a percentage of maximum health).
  • Vitality Guillotine's effect no longer reduces the health of a boss enemy. Its function is unchanged against rare and elite enemies .
  • Heart-Piercing Spine's effect now reduces targets to 70% health (was a r educ tion to 50% health ) .

World

  • The capitals Stormwind and Orgrimmar will once again no longer shard on Role Playing realms.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue where unintended buffs would display during the Bastion World Quest "AHH! Real Monsters!"
  • Fixed an issue where one of the jumps would occasionally fail to work during the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Up and Away!"

WoW Classic

  • Naxxramas
    • Spell Penetration bonuses no longer decrease the effect of Frost Resistance on Sapphiron's Frost Aura.


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.

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.

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.”

December 1, 2020

Adventures

  • The tutorial quests for your covenant's Command Table can now be completed, even if you abandon the quests after completing the tutorial mission.
  • The tutorial tip explaining troops at the Command Table has been updated to more accurately convey that multiple troops of any type can be assigned in a single Adventure.

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • General
      • The Fodder to the Flame (Necrolord Ability) buff is now removed when the summoned demon is defeated.
    • Havoc
      • Felborn Pendant (Torghast Power) now correctly applies to Chaos Strike.
  • Druid
    • General
      • Using Soulshape (Night Fae Signature Ability) while in a shapeshift form will once again correctly return Druids to their previous form after Soulshape ends.
      • Kindred Spirits (Kyrian Ability) now correctly allows the casting Druid to be bound to only one ally at a time.
      • Fixed an issue where Thorns (PvP Talent) was not dealing damage to attackers after being melee attacked.
  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • Corrected an issue where the Secrets of the Unblinking Vigil (Legendary Effect) was being consumed at the same time as the Lock and Load (Talent) effect. Also corrected an issue where an in-flight Aimed Shot could incorrectly consume the Secrets of the Unblinking Vigil effect.
  • Mage
    • General
      • Fevered Incantation (Legendary Effect) is now activated only by Mage spell critical strikes (was all critical strikes).
      • Memory of a Temporal Warp (Legendary Effect) can now be crafted by all three specializations.
    • Fire
      • Fixed an issue where Phoenix Flames critical strikes would not grant Fevered Incantation (Legendary Effect) stacks.
      • Combustion no longer interrupts the channeling of Shifting Power (Night Fae Ability).
  • 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.
      • Memory of a Relentless Inquisitor (Legendary Effect) can now be crafted by all three specializations.
  • Priest
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Flash Concentration (Legendary Effect) was not reducing Heal's cast time by 0.2 seconds per stack as indicated by the tooltip.
    • Shadow
      • Surrender to Madness (Talent) will no longer play a heartbeat sound after the enemy is defeated.
  • Rogue
    • General
      • Memory of Deathly Shadows (Legendary Effect) can now be crafted by all three specializations.
  • Warrior
    • General
      • Fixed an issue causing Battle Shout to grant more Attack Power than intended to Hunters.

Covenants

  • Summon Steward (Kyrian Ability) will now provide Phials of Serenity to players who are stealthed.
  • Summon Steward (Kyrian Ability) now offers Ambroria Dew and Ethereal Pomegranates for sale, in addition to the Candied Walnuts and Purified Skyspring Water they already carried.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Wingsmash can no longer be knocked off the cliff by Harika the Horrid's ability, Colossal Blowback.
  • Mystic Rainbowhorn now only has a chance to drop Runestag Soul for players who have joined the Night Fae Covenant.
  • Scunner has had his difficulty lowered and apologizes for any trouble.
  • Depraved Stalker’s health and damage has been reduced.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Removed the daily lockout on Shadowlands dungeons on Heroic difficulty.
  • De Other Side
    • Mueh'zala
      • Resolved an issue that could cause a Primeval Grasp totem to be interactable when unintended.
      • Resolved an issue that could prevent Mueh'zala from visually entering his defeated state.
  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Fixed an issue where one of the incorrect doors in the maze would not send the party back to the beginning of the maze on Mythic difficulty.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • General Kaal
      • Fixed an issue where General Kaal would respawn after she was defeated.
  • Theater of Pain
    • Players holding the Strange Orb now drop the orb when they accept a summon or leave the platform the orb is supposed to be used on.
    • Soulletting Ruby will now have a chance to drop for all Intellect users.

Items and Rewards

  • Treatise on Sinstone Fragment Acquisition is now consumed on use.
  • Unusually Large Mushroom no longer drops after defeating Humon’gozz for the day.
  • Fixed an issue that caused level 55 and 60 water to return the same amount of mana. The level 60 water now returns 40,000 mana and the level 55 water was increased to return 20,000 mana.
  • Level 55 food no longer scales up to level 60 and is now a static value.
  • The level 60 food and water now costs slightly more than the level 55 food and water.
  • The tooltip text displaying eligibility to purchase and upgrade Covenant armor sets now correctly matches the requirements.

Pet Battles

  • Gorgemouth in the Failed Experiment World Quest has correctly applied its Spiked Skin passive ability so that it now properly reduces and reflects damage to its attackers.

Professions

  • Fixed several herb and mining nodes in Ardenweald that were unreachable to gather.
  • Fixed an issue in The Maw where Elethium Deposits could be gathered before players had unlocked the Eye of the Jailer.
  • Warlords of Draenor neck enchantments can no longer be applied to items above Item Level 99.

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Kyrian players helping to defend Maldraxxus will now face the bony wastes with an Aspirant at their side for "Training in Maldraxxus" Calling quest.
  • Maldraxxus
    • Players are no longer trapped in the Sepulcher of Knowledge if they abandon the quest “Trust Fall” or are defeated inside the Sepulcher while on the quest.
  • Ardenweald
    • The "Anima-Laden Dreamcatcher" will now direct players to Dreamsong Fenn to turn in the quest.
    • Fixed an issue where the quest “Break a Leg” could not be completed if Glimmerdust, As Kil’jaeden throws the player off the stage.
    • Increased the number of captured night fae to free for the quest “Cult of Personality.”

Reputation

  • The Court of Night faction now appears in the Reputation tab.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Absorb shields and pets are no longer effective against Threat Level 5: Immediate Extermination. No one is safe when they’ve caught the Jailer’s attention.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the defeat of some rare creatures while in a raid group to not increase your Threat Level.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Broker Ve'ken has gathered information about your Torghast run and will now share with you the identity of the next boss you will face.
  • Unnatural Power (Torghast Power) no longer grants interrupt immunity upon reaching 10 stacks.
  • 10 stacks of Unnatural Power no longer makes the enemy immune to Priest’s Mind Flay.

World Quests

  • Moved the minimap location of Sarah Wight so she’s easier to locate to complete the World Quest “Thrashin’ the Camp.”
  • The enemies required for “Spore Losers” now respawn faster.
  • Reduced the damage dealt by enemies during the Bastion World Quest "Air Supremacy."

November 30, 2020

Achievements

  • Opening Misplaced Supplies should now count progress towards the achievement Treasures of Maldraxxus. Players may need to collect it a second time to earn credit.
  • The Elusive Faerie Cache required for Treasures of Ardenweald is now less elusive.

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Beast Mastery
      • Wild Spirits (Night Fae Ability) will no longer deal damage multiple times when using Bestial Wrath with Animal Companion (Talent) or when using Barbed Shot with Stomp (Talent).
    • Marksmanship
      • Corrected an issue where Shadowcore Oil Blast would incorrectly interfere with Steady Focus (Talent) when casting two Steady Shots in a row.
      • Corrected an issue where Bursting Shot was causing Wild Spirits (Night Fae Ability) to unintentionally deal multiple hits to the enemy.
  • Death Knight
    • General
      • Resolved several issues with Death Knight voice effects. Go forth and intimidate your enemies with a clearer /roar!
  • Priest
    • General
      • Phantasmic Detonation will now properly explode when the Volatile Phantasm (Torghast Power) illusion is defeated.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • [Work in progress] The Primal Tide Core Legendary effect will now only apply Riptide to friendly players.

Covenants

  • Added two Battle Ready Tauralus outside the Seat of the Primus for faster travel through the covenant hall.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Nikara Blackheart at Sophia's Aria in Bastion now deals appropriate damage and is now less challenging.
  • Wingsmash is now ready to help fight Harika the Horrid in Revendreth no matter how many players give him weapons at the same time. Additionally, the Ballista Bolts respawn more frequently, and Sacks of Dredhaven Tools will no longer spawn as they are obsolete. Wingsmash will also no longer get stuck at the broken ballista and now resets properly.

Dungeons and Raids

  • De Other Side
    • Mueh'zala
      • Added a power bar to Mueh'zala so that he may better convey when his next Soulcrusher is coming.
  • Necrotic Wake
    • Dungeon enemies can no longer immediately recast Spine Crush.
  • Plaguefall
    • Infinitely Divisible Ooze now correctly drops for Agility and Intellect classes.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • The transport kyrian will now carry druids in their combat shapeshift forms.

Items and Rewards

  • Reduced the idle sound effect volume of the Warstitched Darkhound mount.
  • The Hearty Dragon Plume toy now has a 15 minute cooldown (was 5 minutes).
  • Players are now able to watch other’s strum their Fae Harp toy. Enjoy the show!
  • Fixed an issue that caused characters to remain laughing after using the S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera MkII.
  • Deep Fried Seraph Tenders now only work outdoors and not in dungeons or battlegrounds. Tooltips will be updated to reflect this in a future patch.
  • Pre-Mixed Pot of Noodles now grants an appropriate amount of Versatility for Pandaren characters at level 60.

Player versus Player

  • Oribos PvP quests, such as “Observing Battle,” should now show a turn-in location once completed.
  • Hunter
    • Hunter’s Mark now lasts 30 seconds instead of indefinitely when used against an enemy player.

Professions

  • [With regional restarts] Resolved an issue where experience gained from crafting a Legendary item would sometimes not retain after relogging into the game.
  • Budding Lashers now reward Herbalists loot after gathering their corpses.

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Fixed an issue where players below level 50 who entered into the Threads of Fate experience would have issues accessing quests in the Shadowlands.
    • Fixed an issue where Anima Salvage Callings could not be abandoned or completed after changing covenants.
  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue where opening Silver Strongboxes would sometimes not reward credit for “The Sweetest Tribute” quest.
    • "A Friendly Rivalry" can now be turned in while the “Training Regimen” World Quest is available.
    • Fixed an issue where the quest, "Hero's Rest" could not be turned into the ever-present version of Kalisthene.
    • Fixed an issue where the Chamber Incense Burner could be not be interacted with during the quest "You Go First."
  • Maldraxxus
    • Mounts are no longer allowed on the island that holds the Unfinished Blade for “Through the Fire and Flames.”
    • Players on the quest "Return to Draka" will now find her at the Seat of the Primus.
    • More enemies now have a chance to drop Poxedskin Samples required for the dungeon quest “Plaguefall: Knee Deep In It.”
    • Increased the Traitor’s Head drop rate required for “Bring Me Their Heads.”
    • The Animates required to recruit for the quest “Ani-Matter Animator” has been lowered to 12 (was 15) and the respawn rate has been increased.
    • Increased the respawn rate of the Ash Ghouls required for “Unbearable Light.”
    • Enemi should now offer the quests "Slaughter Daughter" and "Bottled up Inside' for players who have lost them.
  • Ardenweald
    • Fixed a bug that caused quest objectives to sometimes be invisible on "Cut the Roots" and "Take the Power."
  • Revendreth
    • Stonehead is hungry! "Snacks for Stonehead" should now correctly be available to all players in the Ember Ward.
    • "Halls of Atonement: Your Absolution" should now be correctly offered to all Venthyr covenant players by Archivist Fane in Halls of Atonement.
  • The Maw
    • Prince Renathal now stealths when the player enters stealth during the storyline quest, “Torghast, Tower of the Damned.”
    • Added more souls to rescue within Cocyrus for the quest “Rule 1: Have an Escape Plan.” We're not proud about damning more souls into the Maw... but it should help make completing the quest easier.
  • Exile's Reach
    • Fixed an issue where players on Exile's Reach who completed either "Down with the Quilboar" or "Forbidden Quilboar Necromancy" without accepting the other quest would be unable to see Mithdran Dawntracker to continue the story.

Soulbinds

  • Run Without Tiring (Niya Soulbind Ability) no longer continues to heal when health is full.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Saving Souls with the Soulkeeper present no longer grants Stygia after reaching Threat Level 5.
  • Fixed an issue which could cause the Soulkeeper to unexpectedly be present with your character in the Maw when Anima Salvage was an active calling. It will once again only be present when you are tasked with collecting souls.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue with world quest “Allay Their Fears” not appearing.
  • Fixed an issue where Korinna's Allaying Crook could be used on living targets during the Bastion World Quest "Allay Their Fears."
  • Fixed an issue where it was more challenging than intended to maintain a Precision streak during the Bastion World Quest "We'll Make an Aspirant Out of You."
  • Fixed an issue where “Battles Won Long Ago” could erroneously be repeated.
  • Battle Pet World Quests should now properly count for Callings that require you to complete activities in a zone.
  • Increased the respawn rate of the Crates of Salvaged Explosions for the Maldraxxus World Quest “Gettin’ Even.”

November 27, 2020

Classes

  • Mage
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Clouded Diamond (Torghast Anima Power) would not trigger with Arcane Momentum.
  • Warlock
    • General
      • Corrected an issue where Soul Rot (Night Fae Ability) was unable to be used if the warlock was low on health.

Covenants

  • Corrected an issue that could cause players who were trying to switch covenants to incorrectly be treated as having previously been a member of their desired new covenant.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Stablemaster Vasilica has taken up shop in Sinfall to help Venthyr covenant members recover their lost pets.

Items and Rewards

  • The Mistcaller Ocarina trinket now refreshes its buff duration when the buff is already applied and the buff now lasts 15 minutes (was 5 minutes).

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Fixed an issue where characters who chose to enter the Threads of Fate could have quests in their log from "The Looming Dark" campaign that could no longer be completed.
  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue where there were two Centurion Colossi visible during the quest "The Final Countdown."
  • Maldraxxus
    • Characters in Threads of Fate mode should no longer be offered the Maldraxxus quest "WANTED: The Key of Eyes" as it takes place in a level 60 area.
  • Ardenweald
    • Fixed an issue during the quest "Ride to Heartwood Grove" where the Riding Stag would not want to be mounted.
  • Revendreth
    • Players who logout during “Refuge of Revendreth” should no longer be required to restart the quest to complete it.
    • Archivist Fane will now allow those sworn to the Venthyr to obtain the quest "Halls of Atonement: Your Absolution."
    • Prince Renathal will now accept the turn in of "Cages For All Occasions" while mounted on a Bridled Shadehound.
  • The Maw
    • Resolved an issue where Brethlun the Brand can become stuck and permanently evade all oncoming attacks during the quest "The Brand Holds the Key."
  • Battle for Azeroth
    • Fixed an issue where Tyrande could get stuck in combat during the Battle for Azeroth Alliance scenario "In Darkest Night."

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Any Soul Ash that was not looted from defeated enemies will now be sent directly to your character's currency collection the next time you log back into the game.

World Quests

  • Increased the spawn frequency of Brittle Bark Mischief-Makers needed for the World Quest “Spriggan Size Me!”
  • Fixed an issue where Kleia could display incorrectly during the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Falling With Style."

November 26, 2020

Character

  • [With regional restarts] Oribos no longer separates players with War Mode enabled from those who have it disabled.
  • Falling off the edge of the Shattered Grove in Maldraxxus will no longer send the character to Westfall or the Barrens. Falling to your death is enough punishment.

Classes

  • Mage
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Dimensional Blade (Torghast Anima Power) would sometimes not instantly kill Mawrats when Blinking through them.
  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Seraphim (Talent) now correctly triggers Selfless Healer (Talent).
  • Shaman
    • Enhancement
      • Windfury Totem procs now have sound and the volume of the Maelstrom Weapon proc sound has been lowered.

Covenants

  • Players who switch covenants after completing the Maw introduction and gathering 5 Redeemed Souls for their first covenant should now find that they have 5 Redeemed Souls waiting for them in their new covenant. Players who changed covenants prior to this fix and were roadblocked by missing Redeemed Souls should visit Oribos, which will perform a process that corrects the issue.
  • Adventures missions now appear immediately after completing the tutorial when switching covenants.
  • Kleia is now a bit more chatty and now welcomes being the chosen Soulbind in Elysian Hold.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a player to be rejected from their chosen covenant. Covenant pacts lost in this way can now be re-selected.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Scorched Crypt Key can now open the Crypt Door to Innervus.
  • Night Fae characters in Soulshape form can now pass through the barrier protecting Skuld Vit.
  • Derwynnthlmn will now offer his Flight Master services to players that have chosen the Night Fae Covenant.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Halls of Atonement
    • Fixed an issue where Revendreth players with combat pets could not correctly interact with Loyal Stoneborn.

Items and Rewards

  • The cooldown of Slumberwood Band's effect can no longer be prematurely cleared by death or by using immunities and similar effects.
  • The Oribobber now makes sound when a fish is hooked.
  • Resolved an issue where Master Duelist's Chit trinket would fail to correctly display its visual effect when striking targets at range.

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Fixed an issue where depositing anima during the Covenant Campaign tutorial quest “Into the Reservoir” could sometimes consume the player's earned anima instead of the tutorial anima.
    • Fixed an issue where Night Fae players who skipped parts of Covenant Chapter 1 by speaking to the Winter Queen, but had not yet done the campaign quests at the Star Lake Amphitheater on any character, would be unable to turn in the quest "Show, Don't Tell."
    • The boss will no longer reset when dealing the killing shot at the same time as being ejected from Bron during the Mikanikos “Path of Ascension” scenario.
    • Lady Moonberry has finished her prank and is no longer in two places at once for Night Fae who leveled via Threads of Fate during the quest "The Boon of Shapes."
  • Bastion
    • The chest for “Trial of Courage” no longer despawns as soon as you reach it.
    • Fixed an issue where the Chamber Guardians could fail to attack during the quest, "You Go First."
  • Maldraxxus
    • The Harvesting Hook required for "Give Them a Hand" now displays that it’s on cooldown.
    • To prevent phasing issues, “Kill Them, Of Course” must be turned in before “Secrets Among the Shelves” can be accepted.
    • Ve'nari's Orb of Teleportation now correctly brings all members of a party along for the ride during the quest “Hope Never Dies.”
    • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused a door to not open while progressing through the quest, “Secrets Among the Shelves.”
  • Ardenweald
    • Elder Finnan, Elder Gwenna, and Groonoomcrooek have all returned to their homes, if you are searching for them for the Lady of the Falls after accepting "Ages-Echoing Wisdom."
    • Nesting Valeshrieker will now respawn after a hunter tames the beast while on the quest "Wildseed Rescue."
  • Revendreth
    • Fixed an issue where Stage 3 of “The Master of Lies” scenario completed automatically if the objective’s area was reached on an earlier stage.
    • General Kaal will now accept the turn in for "The Master Awaits" after dismounting Myskia.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Added missing sounds to some creatures and boss abilities.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Arch-Suppressor Laguas to become afflicted with Thrall’s Earthen Crush ability and permanently evade all oncoming attacks.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed Unnatural Power to be removed with mind control abilities.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue where some players could not see the obstacles during the Bastion World Quest, "Flight School: Flapping Frenzy."
  • Increased the respawn rate of the enemies required for completing "Pest Removal."
  • “Calling the Champions” now gives credit to all party members.

November 25, 2020

Character

  • Players can now hearthstone from the Maw despite being afflicted with Immediate Extermination.

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • Vengeance
      • The impact from Soul Cleave now has sound.
  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Execution Sentence (Talent) now has a more pronounced sound.
  • Rogue
    • General
      • Resolved an issue that prevented the reactivation of Flagellation (Venthyr Ability) and granting Haste while the Rogue's target is still alive.

Covenants

  • Beginning construction of the Venthyr Anima Conductor now properly consumes available Anima.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Battle Ready Tauralus can no longer be interacted with while mounted.
  • Male Gilnean guards now have male voices.
  • Stygian Abductors now abide by the laws of gravity after being slain.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Forlorn Prisoner’s Forlorn's Grace buff to increase damage instead of decrease damage.
  • A Plague Watcher now stands watch at the Marileth Camp in Blighted Scar.
  • Fixed an issue where Sundancer’s Echo of Dresaelus buff could be taken into unintended areas.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Fixed an issue in the Misty Forest where a maze door would not open when approaching the door from the side.
    • Slain gorms should now drop loot as intended.
    • Tred'ova
      • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused Mind Link to become unbreakable if targeted players were 40 yards apart when the spell was cast.
  • Theater of Pain
    • Mistress Dyrax
      • Players are no longer afflicted by Mass Temptation after combat has ended.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue which caused Selfless Forgelite's mail armor on Forgelite Neptira to be incorrectly ineligible for purchase and use in transmogrification.
  • Slumberwood Band can no longer trigger in Arena or Rated Battlegrounds.
  • Veiled Satchel of Cooperation can now be opened from characters level 50 to 60. Satchels earned prior to the fix will require reaching level 60 to open.
  • The Garb of the Harmonious transmogrification set now displays the correct chestplate.
  • Turning in Twinklestar’s Gardening Toolkit to Twinklestar no longer consumes other players’ toolkits.
  • Many Shadowlands Inscription supplies can now be placed in an Inscription bag.
  • The Brimming Ember Shard trinket channel is now intentionally interrupted when casting another spell during the channel.

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Fixed an issue where players who choose to skip portions of Chapter 1 of their Covenant Campaign would not have any Redeemed Souls available to them. Players who experienced this issue should now receive the Redeemed Souls the next time they visit their Covenant Sanctum.
    • Fixed an issue where the quests following the Covenant Campaign quests "A Call to Service" could become unavailable if players logged out before accepting the next quest.
    • Fixed an issue where the Kyrian Covenant Campaign quest "Our Most Precious Resource" could become unavailable if players logged out before accepting it.
    • Fixed an issue where players aligned with the Kyrian Covenant who skipped the campaign quest "It's All Coming Together" would not see the chapter "Among the Kyrian" as complete.
    • Sesselie now appears in the appropriate phase to offer the Night Fae Covenant Campaign quest “Replenish the Reservoir.”
    • The patrol have bolstered themselves and can no longer be defeated while on the Night Fae Covenant quest “A Night in the Woods.”
  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue where players could be unintentionally killed while escaping the Necrotic Wake during the quest, "A Time for Courage."
    • The objective to the quest "The Mnemonic Locus" should now be visually clearer.
    • A teleportation pad is now available to use after jumping off the platform while completing "The Hand of Doubt" in Bastion.
  • Maldraxxus
    • Stringy Spores and Stringy Growths are now visible on the minimap for easier collecting during the quests, “Spores Galore” and “Pulling Hairs.”
    • The Unfinished Blade required for “Through the Fire and Flames” can now be looted by multiple players at the same time and respawns faster.
    • Players who defeat Chelicera without first obtaining the Key of Eyes will no longer be blocked from completing the quest, "WANTED: The Key of Eyes.”
    • Aspirant Thales and the Rune of Might are now immediately available after exiting the Soulfused Construct during the quest, “In The Flesh.”
    • Renny the Fox, the sly star of “That Darn Fox” has been given a stern talking to and should be responsive to players trying to catch him after their heroic rescue in Maldraxxus.
    • Increased the respawn rate of the enemies required to complete “The Hunt for the Baron.”
  • Ardenweald
    • Fixed an issue where players who completed "Shooing Wildlife" would not see Dreamweaver to start "Tending to Wildseeds."
    • Guardian Molan is now visible for turning in “Blooming Villains.”
    • Te’zan and Niya now return to the forest after completing “Recovering the Heart” in Ardenweald.
    • Primrose will now correctly stealth if the player uses stealth during “Break it Down.”
  • Revendreth
    • Characters should no longer get stuck in combat for extended durations in the Ember Ward while on the quest “An Uneventful Stroll.”
    • Lord Chamberlain’s Protection now applies to all party members on the quest “The Accuser’s Secret.”
    • Fixed an issue where some players were unable to speak to Vorpalia to complete the quest “In the Ruin of Rebellion.”
    • Prince Renathal should now make an appearance at the end of the “Master of Lies” scenario even if players have killed all the Royal Nightcloaks between Myskia and Sire Denathrius.
  • Fixed an issue where the fight event during the Rogue Order Hall Campaign quest “Picking A Fight” would sometimes not start.
  • Master Cheng now deals appropriate damage while on the Monk quest, “Begin Your Training: Master Cheng.” Master Hight had a talk with Cheng about how many new monks were being battered, bruised, and literally set on fire within the Peak of "Serenity" and asked that he scale it back a bit.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer

  • Fixed an issue where players who reached Threat Level 5 would still have the Eye of the Jailer Stygia and Ve'nari Reputation reduction debuff the next day.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Frostbite Wand (Torghast Anima Power) from healing targets under the effect of Cyclone.

World Quests

  • The manifestations for "Swarming Souls" now respawn more frequently and the completion requirement has been lessened.
  • Fixed an issue where some players could not interact with Gatamatos during the Bastion World Quest "Training Regimen."
  • Increased the health of the accompanied dredger and the time between waves of enemies for “Demolition Detail.”

November 24, 2020

Classes

  • Hunter
    • General
      • Resolved an issue where Hunters leaving their Resonating Arrow (Kyrian Ability) area effect could apply the Resonating Arrow debuff to unintended targets.
      • Wild Spirit’s (Night Fae Ability) visual effects now appear for enemy players.
  • Monk
    • General
      • Calculated Strikes (Potency Conduit) no longer causes Spinning Crane Kick to deal less damage than intended when using a two-handed weapon.
    • Windwalker
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Bonedust Brew (Necrolord Ability) from refunding Chi when using Spinning Crane Kick.
  • Shaman
    • General
      • Deathseer Choker (Torghast Anima Power) now properly increases the damage of any summoned units.
      • Vesper Totem (Kyrian Ability) will no longer incorrectly pulse a heal when casting Stormkeeper (Talent) as Elemental and Enhancement specializations.
    • Elemental
      • Fixed an issue that allowed Chain Harvest (Venthyr Ability) to work with Echoing Shock (Talent).
    • Restoration
      • Mana Tide Totem will no longer incorrectly applies to enemy players in PvP combat.
  • Warlock
    • General
      • Fixed an issue that caused Smoking Shard of Teleportation (Torghast Anima Power) to not work properly if an active demon isn't summoned.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Zo'sorg and Purveyor Zo'kuul went on a brief hiatus while an issue was being resolved. The PvP vendors should now be back in Oribos at the usual location.
  • Players above level 50 now properly retain their full combat bonus when fighting enemies from the Legion expansion.
  • Fixed an issue where some of the Aspirant Defenders at Aspirant's Rest in Bastion would not help nearby players. They have since come to an agreement that you need no further training and are once again ready to assist.
  • Indomitable Schmitd should now react to the Fuseless Special bomb more reliably.
  • Foreman Thorodir is now immune to damage and will accept your quest turn in without interruption from nearby gorm.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Spires of Ascension
    • The kyrian in Path of Ascension will stay lower to the ground when using their diving attacks.

Items and Rewards

  • The Phial of Ravenous Slime toy has been temporarily disabled.
  • Pinch of Faerie Dust should now only be usable in Ardenweald, and should be unavailable inside dungeons, including Mists of Tirna Scithe.
  • Kyrian Javelins are no longer able to be used against enemy players.
  • The Empyreal Ordnance trinket from the Spires of Ascension dungeon should now only drop for caster specializations.
  • The Overflowing Ember Mirror trinket no longer double dips into Versatility.
  • The Brimming Ember Shard trinket channel has been reduced to 1.2 seconds (was 6 seconds) and the number of pulses during the channel has been increased. Additionally, the overall healing has been increased by 36% and the overall damage increased by 56%.

Professions

  • Alchemy
    • Spectral Flask of Power should no longer provide a 2 hour duration for non-Alchemists.
  • Leatherworking
    • Bone Bound Knuckles are now Bind on Equip.

Quests

  • Changed a setting that should allow players to consistently see and interact with others in their group in the four Shadowlands zones and the introductory Maw.
  • The quest "Shadowlands: A Chilling Summons" should no longer be offered to players who have not activated the expansion.
  • All quest credit for "Through the Shattered Sky" is now shared with all party members when Party Sync is enabled.
  • Horde players on the Battle for Azeroth War Campaign will automatically be removed from the instanced version of Orgrimmar while on the introductory quests for Shadowlands.
  • The Echoes of Mortality required for the quest "The Eternal Traveler" are now obtainable in the Shadowlands.
  • Darion Mograine should no longer be phased out for some party members before accepting the quest "Field Seance."
  • Fixed an issue that caused players to disconnect if they fall into the Maw’s dark abyss during the introduction questline. The Jailer won’t be pleased to hear the news of your escape…
  • Fixed an issue where party members were unable to see Thanikos Spinerender during the Bastion quest "A Time for Courage."
  • Fixed an issue during the Bastion quest "A Temple in Need" where Galistos' Burdens would appear before players had successfully completed the previous wave of Galistos’ Burdens.
  • Fixed an issue where the Hurl Kyrian Hammer vehicle ability could fail to appear during the Bastion quest "The Enemy You Know."
  • Players may now turn in the Bastion side quest "Functioning Anima Core" to Kalisthene when they first meet her during the campaign quest "Go in Service."
  • Fixed an issue where players who were not eligible to close Swelling Tears in Bastion could see them.
  • Fixed several issues that would prevent Andira from being retrieved for some players during the quest, “Larion at Large."
  • Fixed an issue where neutral enemies would attack players unprovoked during the Bastion world quest "A Crisis of Memory."
  • Adjusted the Ardenweald Campaign so that it will no longer overlap with the Maldraxxus Campaign.
  • "The Arbiter's Will" and "A Land of Strife" are now under Chapter 1 of the Maldraxxus Campaign.
  • Secutior Mavix no longer disappears after abandoning the Maldraxxus quest, “A Deadly Distraction.”
  • Ve'nari's Anima Shroud stealth aura has been buffed while on the quest, “Delving Deeper.”
  • The quest objectives needed to complete “Hazardous Waste Collection” should now spawn more frequently.
  • Players can no longer be attacked by enemy players while under the effects of Paralytic Plague during the quest “Fit For a Margrave” and while stunned in the air during the quest “Through the Fire and Flames.”
  • Baroness Vashj is now able to multitask and will accept the turn in for the Maldraxxus quest “Straight to the Heart” while she’s engaged in combat. She does have four arms after all.
  • Quest credit for “A Bond Beyond Death” will now continue after defeating Deslan the Torturer.
  • Fixed an issue that could sometimes cause the cutscene in the Grove of Awakening to fail to play.
  • Fixed an issue where grouped players could have a party member become unable to complete the Ardenweald quest "Wildseed Rescue."
  • Fixed an issue where the Blighted Beast would become stuck with no way to complete the quest, “Toppling the Brute.”
  • Dreamweaver’s position has been updated for accepting the quest, “Hungry for Animacones.”
  • Flutterby has given her questly duties to Sesselie so now players can turn in the quest "Replenish the Reservoir."
  • While on the Revendreth quest “A Reflection of Truth”, the ground visual for Crimson Barrage should remain visible when Projected Textures is disabled in the System Settings menu.
  • Fixed an issue where grouped players could have a party member become unable to complete the Revendreth quest "A Reflection of Truth."
  • "The Master of Lies" scenario will now advance beyond Stage 1 for the entire party, regardless of watching or exiting the cutscene. Additionally, the area required for completing Stage 3 is now easier to locate.
  • The Signaling Beacon required for completing the Maw quest “Rule 3: Trust is Earned” should no longer be affected by combat in its vicinity.

November 23, 2020

Classes

  • Druid
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where characters would occasionally be shifted out of Travel Form when logging in after being disconnected or force quitting the game.
    • Balance
      • Fixed an issue where Adaptive Swarm (Necrolord Ability) would not increase the damage of damage over time effects.
    • Feral
      • Each Ferocious Bite from Convoke the Spirits (Night Fae Ability), with Sabertooth (Talent) selected, should now extend Rip by 5 seconds.
  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • Shadowform is now learned at level 10 (was level 12).
      • Devouring Plague is now learned at level 12 (was level 10).
  • Mage
    • Frost
      • Resolved an issue where Ray of Frost (Talent) would sometimes not grant 2 charges of Fingers of Frost after the channeled icy beam has completed.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Fixed an issue that could cause Mothbane the Mighty to despawn immediately when engaged in combat.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Halls of Atonement
    • Halkias
      • The damage from Refracted Sinlight should now properly align with the beam’s visual effect.
  • Black Rook Hold
    • Reduced the damage from being hit by boulders in the boulder gauntlet.

Items and Rewards

  • The Draught of Ten Lands is now capped at level 49 (was level 50).
  • The maximum level on Lightning-Forged Augment Rune has been increased to 59 (was level 50).
  • Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve will no longer grant Draconic Empowerment for characters above level 50.
    • Heart of Azeroth
      • Fixed an issue that could cause some characters who had previously used Laser Matrix (Azerite Trait) to enter combat with creatures even after the trait was unequipped.

Quests

  • The Death Gate to the Maw should now be available when ready to turn in the Alliance quest, "The Path to Salvation."
  • Fixed an issue where groups doing the Bastion quest "The Work of One's Hands" could get into a state where the heat bar would fail to progress.
  • The House of Rituals has sent reinforcements to Bastion, resulting in more available targets for the quest "Double Tap."
  • Fixed an issue where groups could have difficulties completing the Bastion quest "Step Back From That Ledge, My Friend."
  • Fixed an issue where interacting with Vulnerable Aspirants would dismount you during the Bastion quest "On the Edge of a Revelation."
  • Necrotic Droplets in the Temple of Courage are no longer level 60 and are very sorry for being so aggressive.
  • Fixed an issue where Gerdus would not always be available to turn in the Bastion quest, "WANTED: Gorgebeak."
  • Fixed an issue that caused the name of The Jailer to be missing from the subtitles in the Maw cinematic.

World Events

  • Death Rising vendor, Crusader Adevald Ironbeard, has found his way to the Argent Tournament grounds and has stationed himself alongside the tournament reward vendors.


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