World of Warcraft

Hotfixes: June 15, 2021

Hotfixes: June 15, 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


June 15, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Short term buffs are no longer removed upon the Arena gates opening, true to 2.4.3 reference.
  • Fixed an issue where the events from “Deathblow to the Legion” Netherstorm quest could fail to progress.
  • Paladins who are defeated in Netherstorm or Tempest Keep dungeons and resurrect automatically at the Spirit Healer will once again generate threat with their periodic abilities.
  • Fixed an issue where weapon master’s would also teach the Crossbows skill when learning the Bows skill.
  • Fixed an issue where Priest’s Shadowfiend would attack enemies that are crowd-controlled.
  • Fixed an issue where some dungeons and raids were not applying PvP rules on PvP servers, causing PvP flags to incorrectly expire.

June 14, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Priest’s Prayer of Mending now displays on the Raid-style party frames.
  • The Alliance now receive the correct amount of bonus honor in Eye of the Storm.
  • Flag captures in Eye of the Storm no longer grant bonus honor, true to 2.4.3 behavior.
  • The Jewelcrafting design patterns for Don Julio's Heart and Crimson Sun are now available on Consortium vendors.
  • Fixed an issue where Rested would sometimes become active outside of a rest area.
  • Fixed an issue where quest givers can fail to offer the Call to Arms daily if it was for Arathi Basin.

June 11, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Implemented settings changes intended to lower the time it takes to search the Auction House.
  • Players who list, bid, buy out, or cancel a very large number of auctions may now incur a delay between consecutive actions.
  • Black Qiraji Resonating Crystal is no longer on the global cooldown.
  • The events told in Medivh's Journal for "The Master's Terrace" can now be replayed.
  • Fixed an issue where Nightbane can exit combat during the Karazhan raid encounter.

June 10, 2021

Classes

  • Rogue
    • Outlaw
      • Control is King (PvP Talent) no longer removes enemy stealth effects.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue which caused the lifesteal effect on Revenger to deal more damage than intended.

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Rift Keepers in The Black Morass once again grant Keepers of Time reputation up until Exalted.

June 9, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Mordenai has arrived in the Netherwing Fields of Shadowmoon Valley with a request for your kindness.
  • Fixed an issue where Shade of Aran in Karazhan can fail to face his target when casting Dragon's Breath.

June 8, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Players can now obtain pets from the Original World of Warcraft Collector's Edition from Landro Longshot in Booty Bay if the license is on their account.
  • Prayer of Mending can no longer bounce to targets outside of the priest's group.
  • Mage’s Arcane Blast cast time reduction is now effective immediately with subsequent casts.
  • Feign Death will no longer drop the Hunter from combat during raid encounters, consistent with the mechanics in the original Burning Crusade. Resetting raid encounters using Feign Death is still possible.
  • Felbane Slugs and Hellfire Shot are once again available from ammunition vendors.
  • Fixed an issue where the Communal Idol of Life relic was not increasing Druid’s Rejuvenation periodic healing.
  • Fixed an issue where the Karazhan Chess Event can fail to give loot upon defeating the encounter.
  • Shattrath daily quests that are actively offered by the Consortium are now shareable.
  • Fixed an issue where some WoW Classic items were granting stat values of 1 instead of the stats displayed on their tooltips.
  • Fixed an issue where WoW Classic items would sometimes drop with unusual stats, or stats that did not exist on those items in the original game.

June 7, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • [With regional restarts] The Auction House has been upgraded to improve performance.
  • [With regional restarts] Commander Ameer in Netherstorm has salvaged a prison orb from his last scouting mission and could use your help retrieving a key to unlock it.
  • [With regional restarts] Nether-Stalker Mah'duun in Shattrath now offers a non-Heroic daily dungeon quest.
  • Warchief Kargath Bladefist in The Shattered Halls once again has a delay in between charges of his Blade Dance.
  • Warlock’s Inferno once again stuns and deals damage to enemies in the area.
  • Engineering Schematic: Elemental Seaforium Charge is now available from Consortium faction vendors.
  • The reagents required for the following enchants have been adjusted from pre-patch content to level 70 content:
    • Enchant Gloves - Threat
    • Enchant Gloves - Superior Agility
    • Enchant Cloak - Greater Fire Resistance
    • Enchant Cloak - Greater Nature Resistance
    • Enchant Cloak - Stealth
    • Enchant Cloak - Subtlety
    • Enchant Cloak - Dodge
  • Fixed an issue where the Ring of Blood event in Nagrand would sometimes stall or fail to progress.
  • Fixed an issue where credit was not being granted for killing Crazed Colossus in “Dissension Amongst the Ranks.”

June 4, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Honorable Kills now display an icon, as intended.
  • A "?" symbol is again displayed when talking to an NPC about a completed or in-progress quest.
  • Items with the random suffixes +healing, +spell damage, +elemental spell damage, +elemental resistance, +mana per 5 sec., and +health per 5 sec. now appropriately apply those effects to the player-character when equipped.
  • The Alliance Brigadier General in Shattrath once again offers the “Concerted Efforts” quest.
  • Fixed an issue that caused combat pets to sometimes activate a global cooldown when trying to use an ability.
  • Fixed an issue that caused lighting issues, such as an unintended shimmering on the ground, for some players.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Fishing lines to disappear.
  • Fixed an issue where Quagmirran in The Slave Pens may fail to path out of the water.
  • Fixed an issue where Nightbane’s Charred Earth ground visual effect was not visible when Projected Textures is disabled in the System Settings menu.

June 2, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Classes
    • Shaman
      • Shaman that were boosted with a Character Boost now have Rank 1 of Healing Stream Totem, Searing Totem, and Stoneskin Totem.
  • Player versus Player
    • Hellfire Superiority, Twin Spire Blessing, and Blessing of Auchindoun once again apply within instances if your faction has won the PvP objectives for that zone.

June 1, 2021

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Phase Two now ends when Denathrius' health reaches 37% (was 40%) or after 225 seconds (was 210 seconds) on Mythic difficulty.
        • Developers’ note: Our goal with this adjustment is to make Denathrius' final phase a bit more forgiving on Mythic. We considered simply reducing his health, but felt that could be needlessly disruptive during his first two phases, so we're instead opting for a more targeted approach.

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Auction House
    • Fixed an issue that temporarily caused deposit fees to be 3x lower than they were in original Burning Crusade.
  • Classes
    • Mage
      • Blizzard once again has a chance to activate Enigma's Solitude and Arcane Concentration on cast.
  • User Interface
    • On PC and Mac, players can now utilize SSAO (Ambient Occlusion).

May 28, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Auction House
    • Auctions are now sorted by buyout price instead of bid price by default.
    • The Gem and Quest categories are no longer missing.
    • The Consumable, Trade Goods, and Miscellaneous categories now expand.
    • The Reset Filter button has returned
  • Quests
    • Escort quests will now recognize that the quest limit has been increased to 25.
  • User Interface
    • Zone names on PvP realms will once again appear in their appropriate text color when they are Alliance, Horde or Contested Territories.
    • Mac users can once again key bind the Command key.

May 27, 2021

Classes

  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Spirit of Redemption will now be able to heal allies inside effects like Smoke Bomb while they are also within its radius.

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Classes
    • Fixed an issue where Dodge Rating was not affecting the player’s chance to dodge attacks.
    • Rogue
      • Cheap Shot can once again be used on a target affected by Kidney Shot.
  • Dungeons and Raids
    • Naxxramas
      • The damage from Shadow Fissure now properly aligns with the visual effect.
  • Professions
    • Leatherworking trainers have remembered how to craft Dark Leather Boots and will now teach aspiring leatherworkers the recipe.
  • Quests
    • Fixed an issue where Warbringers would sometimes not offer a Call to Arms daily quest to players if they completed a Call to Arms daily quest the previous day.
    • Fixed an issue where the Filled Shimmering Vessel for the Horde quest “Claiming the Light” could not be obtained if your inventory is full.

May 25, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Classes
    • Fixed an issue where boosted character skills weren’t leveled up.
    • [NA realms only] Cloned characters with unclaimed mail in their mailbox can now be deleted.
    • Warrior
      • Bloodthirst once again is affected by modifiers to Attack Power such as Improved Berserker Stance or Unleashed Rage.
  • Dungeons and Raids
    • Fixed an issue where Zul’Gurub and Onyxia raid reset times were not displaying correctly.
  • Quests
    • Hammertoe Grez once again respawns after players turn in “Amulet of Secrets” and accept “Prospect of Faith.”
    • Fixed an issue where Tzerak would sometimes not spawn for the Alliance quest, “Signs of the Legion.”

WoW Classic

  • [NA realms only] Cloned characters with unclaimed mail in their mailbox can now be deleted.

May 24, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Classes
    • Shaman
      • Threat generated by Earth Shield is once again attributed to the target of the aura.
  • Dungeons and Raids
    • 6 to 10-member parties can enter Blackrock Spire once again.
    • Fixed an issue that caused Sayge's Fortune to be incorrectly removed when entering level 60 raids.
  • Quests
    • Players should now be able to loot the Strange Lockbox in the druid quest, "Trial of the Sea Lion."

WoW Classic

  • Characters below level 60 are no longer teleported out of Silithus.

May 21, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Classes
    • Hunter
      • Hunters that were boosted with a Character Boost now learn Dual Wield. Those that do not have it can learn it by entering Stormwind or Orgrimmar.
      • Eagle Eye now correctly has an unlimited range.
    • Shaman
      • Grounding Totem will no longer remove the Songflower Serenade buff.
      • Far Sight now correctly has an unlimited range.
  • Player versus Player
    • Honor gained from all sources is now doubled for the rest of the pre-expansion update timeframe.
    • Eye of the Storm can no longer be chosen for the daily Call to Arms battleground quest during the pre-expansion update.
    • Fixed an issue where losing a base in Arathi Basin wouldn't teleport Horde characters that were waiting to respawn at that base.
  • Quests
    • Quest items that are placed in the Keyring when looted will now mark quest objectives as complete.
    • A Sunhawk Spy for the quest “Blood Watch” is so good at hiding, that he's buried himself beneath the ground. We brought him back into the sun where he belongs.
    • Fixed an issue where “The Ravaged Caravan” could not be turned in.
  • User Interface
    • The Auto Attack/Auto Shot combat option has returned to Interface Options.
    • Fixed an issue where cross-realm party invitations were incorrectly enabled.
    • Fixed an issue where raid members were not appearing as the correct color on the minimap.
  • World
    • The trees outside of Stormwind City are once again visible from inside the city.

May 20, 2021

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Dungeons and Raids
    • Naxxramas
      • Heigan the Unclean will no longer play dirty and teleport the tank.
      • Heigan the Unclean has returned to summoning the correct Plague Wave after the encounter has been reset. How forgetful of him…
    • Temple of Ahn’Qiraj
      • Fixed an issue where C'Thun's Digestive Acid was doing more damage than intended.
  • Professions
    • Leatherworking trainers have skilled up and are once again masterful enough to train Artisan Leatherworking to players.
  • Quests
    • [EU realms only] Fixed an issue where the Burning Crusade Collector’s Edition quest "A Special Thanks" was not appearing for EU players.
    • Fixed an issue where the “Marauders of Darrowshire” quest items weren’t properly created when using the Mystic Crystal when there is 1 Fetid Skull in the player’s inventory.

May 19, 2021

Classes

  • Shaman
    • Enhancement
      • Fixed an issue where spells made instant cast with Maelstrom Weapon are resetting the melee swing timer when cast.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Players are now briefly protected from Crescendo after Hand of Destruction is cast on Heroic and Mythic difficulty.

The Burning Crusade Classic

  • Classes
    • Character Boosted Warlocks will now have pets that gain their Grimoire spells.
    • Druids that have been boosted with a Character Boost now learn Hurricane Rank 2. Those that do not have it can learn it by entering Orgrimmar, Stormwind, or Thunder Bluff.
  • Dungeons and Raids
    • Naxxramas
      • Fixed an issue where Sapphiron’s Frost Aura dealt double damage.
  • Items and Rewards
    • Supercharged Chronoboon Displacer is no longer removed upon entering an arena.
    • The Reawakened Phase-Hunter mount now has the correct level requirement of 30.
  • Player versus Player
    • [NA realms only] The Alterac Valley Warmasters have returned to their stations.
    • Fixed an issue that caused Battlegrounds to award more Bonus Honor than intended.
  • Professions
    • Enchant Chest: Greater Stats once again increases stats as expected.
  • Quests
    • Fixed an issue where the "Crown of the Earth" quest could not be completed.

May 7, 2021

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • [With regional restarts] Health reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Conjured Manifestation and Harnessed Specter health reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where Concentrated Anima and Shared Suffering could choose a player currently affected by Forgeborne Reveries (Necrolord Soulbind).
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Kin-Tara
      • Fixed an issue where she would sometimes choose to fly out of the area and reset the encounter.

May 5, 2021

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Fixed an issue with interrupt effects and Scare Beast while Aspect of the Turtle is active.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Fixed an issue that caused Painful Memories to damage pets and guardians.

Player versus Player

  • The rating requirement to earn progress for the Rated PvP seasonal mount has been lowered to 1000 (was 1400).

May 4, 2021

Classes

  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Fixed an issue that caused Renewing Mist to incorrectly reset the Mistweaver's swing timer.
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • Fixed an issue that allowed Mutilated Flesh applied by Doomblade (Runecarving Power) to be parried by enemies.

Items and Rewards

  • Players who do not correctly receive a Mythic Keystone from the Great Vault may now request one from Ta'hsup in the Hall of Holding in Oribos.

April 22, 2021

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Deplina’s Bottled Anima is now recorded in the combat log.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Infused Quill-feather now grant a stack of Sinfall Boon when defeated near an Anima Cage.

Player versus Player

  • Warrior
    • Arms
      • War Banner (PvP Talent) will no longer interrupt party members' channeled casts.

WoW Classic

  • The Chronoboon Displacer can now suspend and restore all of Sayge's Dark Fortunes.
  • Fixed an issue where the Eye of the Dead trinket on-use effect was being consumed by helpful spells, such as Mark of the Wild and Prayer of Fortitude.

April 19, 2021

Dungeons and Raids

  • Sanguine Depths
    • [With regional restarts] Dark Acolyte’s Dark Bolt cast time increased to 2 seconds (was 1.5 seconds).
    • [With regional restarts] Chamber Sentinel’s Craggy Fracture damage reduced by 20%, is cast less frequently, and now targets fewer players.
    • [With regional restarts] Za’rali’s Shining Radiance now removes all bleed effects, including Severing Slice and Grievous (Affix). The tooltip will be updated in a future patch to reflect this change.
    • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where Sinfall Boon’s buff increased from killing non-combat creatures.
    • Grand Proctor Beryllia
      • Fixed an issue that caused Endless Torment to be cast multiple times in a row.
    • General Kaal
      • [With regional restarts] Reduced the periodic damage of Wicked Gash by 33%.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Devos
      • Fixed an issue where throwing a spear at Devos would fail to register a hit when it looked like it should.

April 12, 2021

Achievements

  • Three new Achievements have been added for upgrading all four of your Covenant Sanctum features to tiers 1, 2, and 3.

Items and Rewards

  • Anima rewards now scale upward when you earn each new Achievement for unlocking a tier on all four of the features in your Covenant Sanctum.

Player versus Player

  • Rogue
    • Subtlety
      • [With regional restarts] Dagger in the Dark (PvP Talent) now increases Shadowstrike damage by 5% per stack (was 10%) and affects targets within 12 yards (was 20 yards).

Quests

  • The captives for the “Fortunate Souls” Nazjatar quest will once again be following behind their captors.

April 7, 2021

Player versus Player

  • Fixed an issue that caused Epic Battlegrounds to reward less experience than intended for characters between levels 50 and 60.

Quests

  • Slightly reduced the difficulty of the Paragon's Challenge for the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Flapping Frenzy."

April 6, 2021

Items and Rewards

  • The ability to purchase items from Ve'nari is now unlocked for all characters on your account based on the character with the highest reputation. To gain access to purchasing the items across all characters on your account, you must log into the character with the highest Ve’nari reputation.

April 2, 2021

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Heartstop Aura (PvP Talent) no longer extends the length of cooldown times when players are interrupted with its effect.

March 31, 2021

Classes

  • Warlock
    • The absorption value of Dark Pact (Talent) will now match the tooltip.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Mort and Imer now despawn shortly after the Path of Ascension: Mad Mortimer encounter ends.
    • Fixed an issue where Imer could sometimes become stuck on the starting platform during the Path of Ascension: Mad Mortimer encounter.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue where two-handed Legion Artifact appearances were unable to be transmogrified onto one-handed weapons and vice versa.

Player versus Player

  • Unsquashed Classic Ashran's Empowered Blackrock Ore.

March 26, 2021

Classes

  • Improved the auto-targeting of player spells that are intended to avoid out-of-combat enemies. This hotfix includes further enhancements to the 9.0.5. changes that reduced spells pulling extra enemies.
  • Death Knight
    • Blood
      • [With regional restarts] Veteran of the Third War (Rank 2) now also reduces all damage taken by 10% in non-PvP situations.
  • Demon Hunter
    • Vengeance
      • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where both the Havoc and Vengeance versions of Demonic Wards were being applied to Vengeance Demon Hunters.
      • [With regional restarts] Fixed an issue where the Havoc version of Shattered Souls was being applied to Vengeance Demon Hunters.
      • [With regional restarts] Demonic Wards (Rank 1) damage reduction increased to 10% (was 5%) in non-PvP situations.
  • Druid
    • Guardian
      • [With regional restarts] Ursine Adept now also reduces all damage taken by 10% in non-PvP situations.
  • Monk
    • Brewmaster
      • [With regional restarts] Brewmaster's Balance now also reduces all damage taken by 10% in non-PvP situations.
  • Paladin
    • Protection
      • [With regional restarts] New Passive: Aegis of Light – All damage taken reduced by 10% in non-PvP situations.
  • Warlock
    • Demonic Circle, Grimoire: Felguard (Talent), Mortal Coil (Talent), and Summon Infernal will no longer be placed on a very long cooldown when interrupted and affected by a Death Knight’s Heartstop Aura or Delirium.
  • Warrior
    • Protection
      • [With regional restarts] Vanguard now also reduces all damage taken by 10% in non-PvP situations.

Items and Rewards

  • Soul Ash no longer has a cap on the amount that can be held at one time.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where players who died on the final stage of the Tyrande's Ascension scenario during the quest "In Darkest Night" would release to the incorrect location.

March 25, 2021

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Chains of Ice will once again be removed from the target when spells like Blessing of Freedom are used.
  • Demon Hunter
    • Fixed an issue where Spirit of the Darkness Flame (Runecarving Power) would not heal when Fiery Brand is cast.
    • Fixed an issue where the damage from The Hunt’s (Night Fae Ability) damage-over-time effect was not increased by Momentum (Talent).
  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Keefer's Skyreach's (Runecarving Power) critical strike increase is now properly applied by, and affects your Storm, Earth, and Fire spirits.
      • Hit Combo (Talent) properly increases the damage of Chi Explosion (Jade Ignition Runecarving Power).
      • Storm, Earth, and Fire spirits now also cast Chi Explosion (Jade Ignition Runecarving Power).
      • Fixed an issue that could prevent Chi Explosion (Jade Ignition Runecarving Power) from striking large monsters.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Blessing of Sacrifice is now properly displayed on Raid Frames when talented into Ultimate Sacrifice (PvP Talent).

Covenants

  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue where some players could complete the quest "Home Improvement" earlier than was intended, which could cause issues with other quests in the campaign chapter "Sinfall."

Creatures and NPCs

  • Forgehand Phillo in Elysian Hold, Goreguts in the Seat of the Primus, Craftsmaster Lamda in the Heart of the Forest, Guy Yearmo in Sinfall, and Aggressor Zo'dash in Oribos now all use the Item Upgrades title to more clearly reflect their functionality.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Battle of Dazar'alor
    • Fixed an issue that would prevent players from being able to queue into Victory or Death on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Castle Nathria
    • Huntsman Altimor
      • Huntman's Bond is now recorded in the combat log.
    • Sun King's Salvation
      • The target for Ember Blast is now recorded in the combat log.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Fixed an issue where players who fell off the platform could Neutralize their allies on Mythic difficulty.
  • De Other Side
    • Fixed an issue where the Atal'ai Hoodoo Hexxer's Lightning Discharge could inadvertently damage player pets and guardians.
  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Tred'ova
      • Fixed an issue where Mind Link would occasionally get stuck on one player if the other Mind Linked player died.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Hunter
      • Fixed an issue where Deadeye Satchel would have a limited duration.

March 22, 2021

Classes

  • Concentration Aura again no longer incorrectly reduces the duration of Anti-Magic Shell.
    • Developers’ notes: This is a repeat hotfix, which was first made on February 4, but was unintentionally missing from patch 9.0.5.
  • Hunter [with weekly maintenance in each region]
    • Beast Mastery
      • Beast Cleave now causes your pet to strike other targets for 90% of your pet's damage (was 75%).
    • Marksmanship
      • Aimed Shot damage increased by 5%, and Trick Shots now causes your Aimed Shot or Rapid Fire to ricochet for 55% of the damage (was 50%).
  • Monk [with weekly maintenance in each region]
    • Windwalker
      • Spinning Crane Kick damage increased by 15% (was 10%) per unique target you’ve struck in the last 20 seconds (was 15 seconds) with Tiger Palm, Blackout Kick, or Rising Sun Kick.
      • Resolved an issue with Spinning Crane Kick that prevented the ability from gaining benefit from Mastery: Combo Strikes.
      • Fists of Fury now deals 70% damage to secondary targets (was 50%).
  • Warlock [with weekly maintenance in each region]
    • Demonology
      • Spell and pet damage increased by 3%.

Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Fixed a bug preventing Let Go of the Past (Pelagos soulbind) from reducing magic damage taken as intended.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria [with weekly maintenance in each region]
    • Sludgefist
      • Fractured Debris missile travel time increased to 2.5 seconds (was 1.5 seconds) on Mythic difficulty.
      • The impact locations of Fractured Debris should now be more visible on Mythic difficulty.
      • Destructive Stomp radius decreased to 16 yards (was 20 yards) on all difficulties.
      • Chain Link allowable range increased to 14 yards (was 12 yards) on all difficulties.
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • Volatile Stone Shell’s absorb channel increased to 5 seconds (was 4 seconds).
      • Wicked Blast damage decreased by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Wicked Lacerations damage decreased about 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Anima Orb duration increased to 20 seconds (was 15 seconds) on Heroic and Mythic difficulties.
      • Volatile Anima Infusion and Volatile Anima Infection duration increased to 20 seconds (was 16 seconds).
      • Volatile Anima Detonation radius decreased to 40 yards (was 45 yards).
      • Soultaint Effigy now stacks to 80% healing reduction (was 100%).
      • Stonegale Effigy movement force decreased by 20%.
  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • Enemies that are mind-controlled and thrown off the edge of the dungeon no longer contribute to the Enemy Forces requirement.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Fixed an issue with a Famished Tick getting stuck underground in Kryxis the Voracious's room.
    • Fixed an issue where Z'rali may get stuck in the air when a player carrying the essence dies in mid-air.

Items and Rewards

  • The Wandering Ancient mount no longer leaves its acorns behind after dismounting.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented Dance of Chi-Ji (Azerite Trait) from granting the correct amount of damage to Spinning Crane Kick.

Player versus Player

  • Death Knight
    • Chains of Ice will once again be removed from the target when spells such Blessing of Freedom are used.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Blessing of Sacrifice is now properly displayed on raid frames when talented into Ultimate Sacrifice (PvP Talent).

March 18, 2021

Covenants

  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue where Podtender (Dreamweaver Soulbind) would sometimes fail to trigger.

Items and Rewards

  • Valor is now awarded immediately upon completing a Mythic Keystone dungeon, instead of looted from the chest.

Quests

  • Alexandros and Highlord Darion Mograine once again follow the player to Ve'nari's Refuge during the “Wake of Ashes” quest.
  • Defeating Herculon will now provide credit towards the Bastion Calling “Troubles at Home.”

March 17, 2021

Classes

  • Priest
    • Fixed an issue where Measured Contemplation (Runecarving Power) would break invisibility potion effects.
    • Shadow
      • Fixed an issue where Insanity would break invisibility potion effects.
  • Warlock
    • Fixed an issue where Inevitable Demise (Talent), Soul Leech (Talent), and Demon Skin (Talent) would break invisibility potion effects.

Covenants

  • Venthyr
    • Fixed several issues that were preventing the quest “Common Ground” from being acquired or turned in.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Theater of Pain
    • Gorechop
      • Fixed an issue that caused players at range to not always be pulled in before Tenderizing Smash is cast.

Items and Rewards

  • Mawsworn Crossbow will no longer be available outside of the Maw.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where Shadowlands bonus event quests would not launch properly in some cases.
  • The Mole Machine for the Warlords of Draenor Alliance quest "Mole Machine, Go Home” will now allow smaller races to interact with it.

March 16, 2021

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Fixed an issue where Aspect of the Cheetah would break invisibility potion effects.
  • Shaman
    • Fixed an issue where Spirit Wolf (Talent) would break invisibility potion effects.
    • Enhancement
      • Fixed an issue where Maelstrom Weapon could break invisibility potion effects.
    • Restoration
      • Increased the damage of Lava Burst by 10%.
        • Developers' note: This change is to counter the 10% damage reduction to Lava Burst in patch 9.0.5 which was primarily intended as a change to Elemental Shaman.
  • Warrior
    • Protection
      • Fixed an issue preventing Stalwart Guardian's (Conduit) cooldown reduction effect for Shield Wall from improving with item level.

Covenants

  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue where players who were a member of the Venthyr covenant, swapped to a different covenant, and swapped back could have the first chapter of their campaign display as incomplete.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Spires of Ascension
    • Fixed an issue where the first pack of Etherdivers and a Forsworn Skirmisher just after the Kin-Tara encounter would sometimes evade.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue that allowed some of the Covenant Hearthstone toys to be used on alts that are not a part of that covenant. The tooltips will be updated in a future patch to reflect this requirement.

Player versus Player

  • Arathi Blizzard has replaced Tarren Mill vs Southshore for the weekly brawl.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where Blazing Ingots and Animacones for the quests "Acquisition: Blazing Ingots" and "A Dangerous Harvest" were unintentionally respawning at low rates.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Shaman
      • Restoration
        • The Bottle of Swirling Maelstrom Healing Rain damage effect will now properly cause creatures to attack you.
    • Warlock
      • Fixed an issue where Bottled Shadow would create two icons in your Anima Power user interface.

March 15, 2021

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Fixed an issue where Inexorable Assault (Talent) and Cold Heart (Talent) would break invisibility potion effects.
  • Druid
    • Fixed an issue where Eclipse would break invisibility potion effects.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Fixed an issue where Renewing Mist would break invisibility potion effects.
  • Priest
    • Divine Image's (Runecarving Power) repertoire of spells are now 30% more effective and now have a slightly higher chance to appear when casting a Holy Word spell.
    • Divine Image (Runecarving Power) will no longer cast Dazzling Lights for each target hit by Prayer of Healing, Holy Word: Sanctify, or Circle of Healing.
  • Rogue
    • Fixed an issue that could cause Serrated Bone Spike's (Necrolord Ability) bleed effect to be unintentionally removed at significant ranges.
  • Shaman
    • Fixed an issue where several abilities were usable while Hexed.
  • Warlock
    • Healthstones will now despawn in Mythic Keystone Dungeons if the Warlock is not present.

Covenants

  • Necrolord
    • Fixed an issuing causing Fleshcraft's passive cooldown reduction effect to break invisibility and stealth effects.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Fixed an issue where Shared Suffering and Concentrate Anima would target Healers with lower priority than desired on Mythic difficulty.
    • Artificer Xy’mox
      • [With regional restarts] Health reduced by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Withering Touch damage reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • [With regional restarts] Health reduced by 9% on Heroic difficulty.
      • [With regional restarts] Hand of Destruction damage reduced by 10% on Heroic Difficulty.
      • Fixed an issue where priests in Spirit of Redemption form could Neutralize their allies on Mythic difficulty.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Ventunax
      • Fixed an issue where players could get hit by Weakened.

Items and Rewards

  • The Battle for Azeroth items, Battleborn Sigil and Warlord’s Trophy, are now Poor quality and can no longer be used.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the Enthralled Gorm to sometimes not respawn for the quest “Mizik the Haughty.”

March 12, 2021

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Anti-Magic Zone will now consistently grant its damage reduction to the casting Death Knight.
  • Warrior
    • Protection
      • Reprisal (Runecarving Power) now grants 4 seconds of Shield Block (was 6 seconds).

Covenants

  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue where Ember Court items could still drop from Revendreth Tributes after players changed covenants away from Venthyr.
    • Venthyr players should now always receive either a Blank Invitation or Ambassador's Reserve from the Revendreth normal Calling reward, Tribute of the Court, and both items from the epic Calling reward, Favor of the Court.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Halls of Atonement
    • Halkias
      • Fixed an issue that could cause Refracted Sunlight’s visual effect to not accurately depict the damaging area.

Pet Battles

  • The Plump Turkey pet no longer jumps into a nearby campfire and sets itself on fire repeatedly, it has returned back to jumping into the campfire once and combusting. Press F for our feathery friend.

Player versus Player

  • Warrior
    • Arms
      • War Banner (PvP Talent) will now apply to players who were already crowd controlled before the banner was placed.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Death Knight
      • Occult Emitter will now grant increased Runic Power generation while the Death Knight stands within their Anti-Magic Zone.

March 11, 2021

Classes

  • Hunter
    • The damage effect from Soulforge Embers (Runecarving Power) can no longer be spell reflected.
  • Mage
    • Fixed an issue with Disciplinary Command (Runecarving Power) triggering with non-class spells.
    • Arcane
      • Fixed an issue with Clearcasting gained from Mirrors of Torment (Venthyr Ability) not working with the Amplification or Slipstream talents.
  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Dance of Chi-Ji (Talent) from increasing Spinning Crane Kick's damage properly.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Fists of Fury from striking its 6th target.
  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Final Verdict (Runecarving Power) will no longer double benefit from Divine Purpose (Talent).
  • Rogue
    • Shiv is now displayed correctly in the combat log.

Covenants

  • Necrolord
    • The cosmetic accessory for Abominable Stitching "Plague Pack" is now available to be constructed if you have earned the corresponding transmog.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Players should now respawn closer to Stone Legion Generals and Sire Denathrius if they were engaged in combat after utilizing the shortcut quest to skip bosses.
    • Sun King’s Salvation
      • Fixed an issue where Essence Fonts were not healing Kael'thas Sunstrider for the correct amount.
    • Sire Denathrius
      • Fixed an issue where the dialogue could fail to play for some players after defeating him.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Regal Mistdancer’s Echoing Thrust no longer hits pets.

Quests

  • The point of interest indicator for “A Valuable Find: Tirna Scithe” no longer covers the World Quest, “Oranomonos the Everbranching.”

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Mage
      • Gravity Dynamo's effectiveness will now increase as you gain stacks of the power.

March 10, 2021

Achievements

  • Fixed an issue where Shard Labor was not being granted to some players who found all of the lost anima crystal shards.

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Ghouls can once again successfully apply Gnaw on enemy targets.
  • Rogue
    • Outlaw
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Control is King (PvP Talent) from granting the Rogue Adrenaline Rush.
  • Warlock
    • Diabolic Bloodstone (Conduit) will once again function when allies consume Healthstones generated from a Soulwell.

Covenants

  • Necrolord
    • Fixed an issue where the Abominable Stitching items Backbone, Mu’dud, Bindings of Wellbeing, and Bonesewn Fleshroc were not correctly showing their associated Anima crafting cost.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Lord Melenas, Tur Ragepaw, and various other druid NPCs from shapeshifting.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Tred’ova
      • Fixed an issue where the damage from Shared Pain was not increasing the healing of a Death Knight’s Death Strike.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Blightbone
      • Fixed an issue where Fetid Gas was silencing Priests that were under the effects of Spirit of Redemption.
    • Nalthor the Rimebinder
      • Fixed an issue that caused the encounter to not reset correctly when a player is in stealth on his platform.
  • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
    • Fixed an issue where Necrolords falling off the map during Forgeborne Reveries (Bonesmith Heirmir Soulbind) would count as two deaths.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue where guns and crossbows from Mythic dungeons were the incorrect item level.

Quests

  • Azmogal no longer spawns during the fight with Sabriel the Bonecleaver for the Maldraxxus quest, “Spoiling For A Fight.”

March 9, 2021

Classes

  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Spinning Crane Kick's damage from being increased by the correct amount of recent targets struck by Tiger Palm, Blackout Kick, and Rising Sun Kick.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Blackout Kick's cooldown reduction from affecting Rising Sun Kick and Fists of Fury while Serenity (Talent) is active.
  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • Fixed an issue where Painbreaker Psalm (Runecarving Power) would generate Insanity when the legendary was not equipped.
  • Rogue
    • Subtlety
      • Shadow Blades no longer incorrectly affects Flagellation (Venthyr Ability).
  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Call Dreadstalkers will now consistently trigger Dreadbite when the Dreadstalkers reach their target.

Covenants

  • Fixed an issue where the Return Lost Souls weekly quest was rewarding 250 Anima instead of 500 Anima.

Items and Rewards

  • Rhinestone Sunglasses are now Bind on Equip.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed the Tablet of Despair trinket to unintentionally scale with Haste.

Player versus Player

  • Player pets should now benefit from the PvP trinket set bonus.

The hotfix notes for the previous patch can be found here.

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