World of Warcraft

Hotfixes: April 18, 2023

Hotfixes: April 18, 2023

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to World of Warcraft: Dragonflight, Wrath of the Lich King Classic, Burning Crusade Classic 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


April 18, 2023

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where Immutable Hatred would persist while untalented.

April 14, 2023

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where Reign of Tyranny applications would not be removed if a demon despawns out of line of sight.

April 13, 2023

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Developers’ note: We discovered some unintended functionality with multiple Warlock talents and are fixing those now before the next season starts. We expect the impact of these fixes on player power to be minor, and we’ll monitor and make adjustments if necessary.
    • Fixed an issue where Summon Soulkeeper could be cast while moving.
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where Immutable Hatred would benefit Grimoire: Felguard.

Quests

  • Players who were stuck on "A Difficult Legacy" will now be able to progress if they abandon the quest. It will now reset conversation progress.

April 12, 2023

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where Annihilan Training, and Antoran Armaments would benefit Grimoire: Felguard.

April 11, 2023

System

  • Gamepad
    • Fixed an issue where some targeted spells were not starting in the correct location while using a gamepad.
    • Fixed an issue where a centered cursor could block mouse input while using a gamepad.
    • Fixed an issue where some targeted spells were unintentionally cancelled while moving or jumping while using a gamepad.
    • Fixed an issue where the targeting reticle could disappear with a centered cursor while using a gamepad.

April 10, 2023

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Developers’ notes: At high haste levels it was possible for Summon Gargoyle to lose casts of Gargoyle Strike. To help remedy that we are reducing the cast speed of Gargoyle Strike to 2.5 seconds (up from 2 seconds) while increasing the damage done to compensate for the slower cast time. We are also making some targeted tuning adjustments to Unholy to increase their damage outside of their 3-minute cooldowns.
      • [With weekly restarts] Raise Dead damage increased by 10%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Army of the Dead damage increased by 10%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Scourge Strike damage increased by 20%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Clawing Shadows damage increased by 20%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Death Coil damage increased by 10%. This does not affect PvP combat.
      • [With weekly restarts] Soul Reaper damage increased by 15% Unholy specialization only.
      • [With weekly restarts] Gargoyle Strike cast speed increased to 2.5 sec, up from 2.0 sec and Gargoyle Strike damage increased by 25%.
  • Druid
    • Balance
      • [With weekly restarts] Starsurge damage increased by 10%. This does not affect PvP combat.
      • [With weekly restarts] Denizen of the Dream damage increased by 20%.
    • Guardian
      • [With weekly restarts] Health and healing received gain from Mastery: Nature’s Guardian increased to 70% (was 50%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Barkskin cooldown reduced to 45 seconds (was 1 minute).
  • Evoker
    • Preservation
      • Developers’ notes: Preservation’s overall throughput is lower than we’d like since the Lifebind and Temporal Anomaly reductions. We’re compensating for this adjustment in other areas, particularly Living Flame where its healing component can sometimes feel lackluster.
      • [With weekly restarts] All healing increased by 3%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Living Flame's healing increased by 15%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Resonating Sphere now applies Echo to the first 5 allies it passes through (was 4 allies).
  • Hunter
    • Beast Mastery
      • [With weekly restarts] All damage dealt reduced by you and your pet's abilities reduced by 3%.
    • Survival
      • Developer’s notes: This change was intended to have gone live in prior tuning changes, but a data error was made and we are now correcting that. The damage dealt by Mongoose Bite in PvP will be unchanged by this adjustment.
      • [With weekly restarts] Mongoose Bite damage reduced by 10%.
  • Paladin
    • [With weekly restarts] Hand of the Protector now increases Word of Glory's healing by up to 100% when cast on allies (was 250%).
  • Priest
    • [With weekly restarts] Holy Nova damage increased by 30%.
    • Discipline
      • Developers’ notes: We are aiming to bring Discipline’s mana consumption in line with other healers, as we’ve observed the spec consistently running out of resources before other healers throughout Dragonflight. Separately, Power Word: Shield has been weaker than intended relative to other Atonement appliers, so we’re increasing its power.
      • [With weekly restarts] Power Word: Shield now costs 2.4% of base mana for Discipline (was 3.1%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Power Word: Shield now absorbs 25% more damage for Discipline.
      • [With weekly restarts] Renew now costs 2.4% of base mana for Discipline (was 2.7%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Fixed a bug causing Renew to not have its healing increased by 25% for Discipline as intended.
      • [With weekly restarts] Power Word: Radiance now costs 4.5% of base mana (was 5.5%).
    • Holy
      • Developers’ notes: Holy’s damage profile is behind other healers in dungeon and raid content, so we are targeting buffs to their overall damage kit.
      • [With weekly restarts] Holy Fire damage increased by 15%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Smite damage increased by 30%.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Developers’ notes: We are happy with the reception of Restoration in 10.0.7. The specialization’s healing power is above our target in all content, so we’re adjusting it in line with our expectations.
      • [With weekly restarts] All healing done reduced by 5.5%.

Player versus Player

  • Druid
    • Developers’ note: This is primarily targeted at improving Cyclone’s usability for Druids in PvP, particularly for Restoration Druid as Cyclone’s short range requires them to get close to their enemies.
    • [With weekly restarts] Cyclone’s mana cost has been decreased by 40%.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Developers’ notes: We are specifically targeting Blackout Kick’s AoE damage potential as we feel Mistweaver’s healing becomes overwhelming when it can cleave its damage. We also feel Mistweaver’s mana regeneration has been too powerful, so we are adjusting Spirit of the Crane heavily.
      • [With weekly restarts] Rising Sun Kick no longer deals increased damage in PvP (was 12.5%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Blackout Kick copies from Teachings of the Monastery no longer deal increased damage in PvP (was 15%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Spirit of the Crane now restores 0.18% mana in PvP Combat (was 0.45%).
    • Windwalker
      • [With weekly restarts] Fixed an issue that caused the copied Blackout Kicks from Teachings of the Monastery to deal 15% increased damage in PvP combat instead of the intended 30%.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Developers’ notes: We are targeting buffs to Holy Paladin’s Word of Glory and Holy Shock healing to increase their instant-cast healing.
      • [With weekly restarts] Word of Glory healing increased by 15% in PvP Combat.
      • [With weekly restarts] Holy Shock healing increased by 30% in PvP Combat (was 15%).
    • Retribution
      • Developers’ notes: Retribution Paladin has remained more powerful than we would like in PvP. With this pass we are targeting its burst damage, allied support, and personal survivability.
      • [With weekly restarts] Avenging Wrath now increases damage and healing by 10% in PvP Combat (was 15%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Avenging Wrath: Might now increases critical strike by 10% in PvP Combat (was 15%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Divine Protection now reduces damage taken by 10% in PvP Combat (was 20%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Light's Celerity now increases the healing of Flash of Light by 20% in PvP Combat (was 50%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Sanctified Plates now grants 50% less Stamina and Avoidance in PvP Combat.
      • [With weekly restarts] Blessing of Sacrifice now transfers 20% of damage taken in PvP Combat (was 30%).
  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Developers’ notes: We’re toning down the value of Immutable Hatred as it’s providing a significant boost to single target damage in PvP while being difficult to avoid.
      • [With weekly restarts] Immutable Hatred now increases your primary Felguard's Legion Strike damage by 60% when it damages 1 target in PvP Combat (down from 120%).

Wrath of the Lich King Classic

  • Druid
    • Developers’ notes: We are making a follow-up change on the Omen of Clarity adjustment we made last week. We found the change that prevented Gift of the Wild from trigging Omen of Clarity was unnecessary, and will have a negative impact on Balance Druids, so that change is being reverted. The Bear threat multiplier has also been raised slightly.
    • Omen of Clarity now triggers from Gift of the Wild.
    • Slightly increased Bear threat multiplier.

April 7, 2023

Classes

  • Druid
    • Fixed a bug requiring players to shift out and back into Bear Form in order to cast Thrash after having entered certain instances.
  • Monk
    • Fixed an issue that allowed Touch of Death to be cast on targets at a higher health threshold than intended.
  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Execution Sentence’s functionality has changed due to it not working in certain situations as expected. The payoff portion of Execution Sentence will no longer receive damage modifiers. To compensate for this, 30% (up from 20%) of the damage you deal during Execution Sentence is now accumulated and dealt as damage when Execution Sentence triggers.

April 6, 2023

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Resolved an issue causing Corruption with Absolute Corruption to not be properly reflected back to the Warlock when using Soul Swap Exhale into a spell reflection effect.

Enemies and NPCs

  • Rare enemies in the Forbidden Reach now drop Storm Sigils.

Items and Rewards

  • Clockwork Azshara will no longer engage in combat.

April 5, 2023

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • All damage reduced by 3%.
      • Instrument of Retribution duration reduced to 9 seconds (was 12 seconds).
      • Fading Light - Blessing of Dusk causes your Holy Power generating abilities to also grant an absorb shield for 3% of damage or healing dealt (was 10%).
      • Aegis of Protection increases the value of Shield of Vengeance by 10% (was 20%).
      • Shield of Vengeance duration reduced to 10 seconds (was 15 seconds).
      • Lightforged Blessing now heals you and your party for 2% of maximum health (was 3%).
      • Developers’ notes: Retribution Paladins have been overperforming both offensively and defensively, so we're making some adjustments here to bring them more in line with our intentions. Additionally, we have a hotfix coming at a later date related to Execution Sentence and its unintended interactions with various damage boosts.

April 4, 2023

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • Fixed an issue where the Find The Mark buff effect could be consumed by Wind Arrows rather than Aimed Shot.
  • Paladin
    • Fixed an issue with Blessing of Dawn's tracking.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Resolved an issue causing Holy Word: Salvation to not be castable during Divine Ascension nor have its ranged increased by Divine Ascension.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Temple of the Jade Serpent
    • Sha of Doubt
      • Fixed an issue that caused Nothingness to not properly scale.
  • Vault of the Incarnates
    • Raszageth
      • Raszageth's health reduced by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Reduced the push effect of Hurricane Wing by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Intermission 1
        • Surging Ruiner health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
        • Oathsworn Vanguard health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
        • Stormseeker Acolyte health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
        • Flamesworn Herald health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
        • Frostforged Zealot health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Intermission 2
        • Colossal Stormfiend health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
        • Electrified Colossal Stormfiend health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
        • Seeking Stormling health reduced by 15% on Mythic difficulty.

April 3, 2023

Classes

  • Evoker
    • Fixed an issue causing Ancient Flame to incorrectly be consumed by instant-cast Living Flames, such as from the Burnout talent or Lifespark set bonus.
  • Paladin
    • Fixed an issue with the timing of Eye of Tyr's floating combat text.

Player versus Player

  • Classes
    • Paladin
      • Fixed an issue causing Retribution Aura to trigger from incorrect amounts of incoming damage.
      • [With weekly restarts] Judgments of the Pure (PvP Talent) now causes Judgment casts on an enemy to cleanse 1 Poison, Disease, and Magic effect they have caused on you (was allies within your aura).
        • Developers' note: With Judgment's cast frequency increasing in patch 10.0.7, Judgments of the Pure has been overperforming as a PvP talent. In a hotfix being applied this upcoming Tuesday, the talent will only apply to the Paladin and no longer have its effect applicable to allies.

Quests

  • Heritage
    • During “The New Clessington Estate,” Cecilia Clessington will no longer accuse the player of smelling like rotten blubber when provoked.
  • Ohn’ahran Plains
    • Fixed an issue causing some players to be unable to interact with the Waygate at the Shady Sanctuary.
    • The “Waygate Travel” debuff received from using the waygates will now continue to expire while the player is offline.

Wrath of the Lich King Classic

  • [With weekly restarts] Fixed a bug that caused tanks to benefit from roughly twice the intended amount of Dodge from the Dodge Rating statistic.
    • Developers' notes: We're fixing this to avoid seeing raid groups skew toward maximizing for it. This fix will not change your Dodge % displayed on your character sheet, as the bug was invisible to players.
  • [With weekly restarts] Reduced Algalon's melee damage by 10% in both 10-player and 25-player difficulties.
    • Developers' notes: We feel that the increase in pressure on tanks and healers from the Dodge bugfix will be manageable in other encounters, but this one needs a compensatory tweak.
  • Classes
    • Druid
      • Omen of Clarity will now always trigger when Faerie Fire (Feral) is used on a non-player-controlled target. It will no longer trigger from casting Gift of the Wild.
        • Developers’ notes: This change is intended to make Feral DPS gameplay more accessible to the average WotLK Classic player and resolve many of the design challenges created by "Bear-weaving" and "Flower-weaving" combat strategies. It is expected to be a slight buff to the best Feral DPS players around 5% to 10% depending on encounter, and a larger buff to players who were not employing these strategies.

March 31, 2023

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Fixed an issue that caused the cooldowns of Judgment and Crusader Strike to not be reduced by Avenging Crusader.

Wrath of the Lich King Classic

  • Activating Tracking abilities such as Find Fish can no longer trigger combat effects.

March 30, 2023

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Fixed an issue where Soul-Eater's Gluttony would not reduce the cooldown of Soul Rot if damage was absorbed.
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where Umbral Blaze's damage would not increase with a second rank.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue where the Phoenix Wishwing pet would not properly appear in the pet journal.

Wrath of the Lich King Classic

  • Classes
    • Paladin
      • Glyph of Righteous Defense will now properly increase the chance to hit with that ability.

March 29, 2023

Classes

  • Druid
    • Fixed an issue causing Ursoc's Fury to generate an incorrect absorb value.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Fixed an issue that caused the additional Tiger Palm from Awakened Faeline to sometimes not cast while changing facing or moving out of melee range.
  • Paladin
    • Fixed an issue causing some Paladins to fail to obtain their Charger.
  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • Fixed an issue causing Idol of Y'Shaarj to not trigger its Enrage removal effect against creatures affected by Enrage from the Raging Affix in Mythic+ Dungeons.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Fixed an issue where Soul Flame damage did not match the amount described in the tooltip.

March 28, 2023

Classes

  • Druid
    • Balance
      • Updated the Denizen of the Dream Faerie Dragons to reduce how often they unintentionally engage enemies. They will now enter stealth or invisibility if the caster does, and they now spawn closer to the caster.
      • Starfall damage increased by 13%.
      • Starfall no longer deals damage once when it is first cast.
        • Developers’ note: The above changes address a bug. Starfall deals damage once when initially applied. When it is refreshed, it updates the existing Starfall instead of creating a new instance. Thus, those subsequent Starfall casts do not get the damage of the initial hit. This change removes the initial hit and adds the damage it would deal across all Starfall’s other ticks. As a player, you will notice slightly more delay before Starfall deals damage, but its damage overall will be increased when cast multiple times.
  • Paladin
      • Fixed an issue causing Divine Purpose to sometimes be incorrectly consumed by an Afterimage trigger.
      • Fixed an issue causing Fading Light to sometimes apply an absorb with no value.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Fixed a bug causing Symbol of Hope to reduce the cooldown of both Divine Protection and Shield of Vengeance for Retribution Paladins. It will now only reduce the cooldown of Divine Protection.
    • Shadow
      • Addressed an issue causing Mind Blasts queued after a Mind Spike to not properly reduce the cast time of Mind Blast with Mind Melt talented.

Player versus Player

  • Classes
    • Mage
      • Fixed an issue that caused Frozen Orb's duration to be longer or shorter than intended.
    • Priest
      • Shadow
        • Fixed an issue causing Psyfiend to be usable during Dispersion.
    • Warlock
      • Affliction
        • Fixed an issue causing Soul Swap Exhale to bypass spell reflection and spell redirect mechanics. The initial cast of Soul Swap will continue to bypass these effects.

Wrath of the Lich King Classic

  • Classes
    • Summoning companion pets can no longer trigger combat effects.

March 27, 2023

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • [With realm restarts] All ability damage reduced by 3%.
  • Druid
    • Balance
      • Denizen of the Dream's trigger rate was unintentionally increased. It has been restored to its intended value.
    • Restoration
      • Fixed an issue that caused Forest's Flow to not properly extend heal over time effects on allies.
  • Evoker
    • Fixed an issue where empower spells could fail to auto-fire at Rank 1 when released prior to that point.
    • Fixed an issue preventing Oppressing Roar's cooldown from being reduced when dispelling Enrage effects with the Overawe talent.
  • Hunter
    • Beast Mastery
      • [With realm restarts] Kill Command damage reduced by 10%.
    • Marksmanship
      • [With realm restarts] All ability and pet damage reduced by 4%.
    • Survival
      • [With realm restarts] Mongoose Bite damage reduced by 10%. This does not affect PvP combat.
  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Fixed an issue that caused Fading Light's value to be higher than intended for Retribution Paladins.
  • Warlock
    • Developers’ note: We’re modifying the output of Grimoire of Sacrifice to bring it in line with the output of Warlock demons. At the end of the day Warlock is a pet-centric class and while we want there to be an option to opt-out of your pet, we don’t want it to always be the clear answer.
    • [With realm restarts] Wrathful Minion now increases the damage of Grimoire of Sacrifice by 10% (was 15%).
    • [With realm restarts] Demonic Inspiration now increases the damage of Grimoire of Sacrifice by 10% (was 15%).
    • [With realm restarts] Grimoire of Sacrifice damage reduced by 15%.
    • Affliction
      • Developers’ note: With the removal of less impactful talents in both their class and specialization trees, Affliction received a lot of additional damage options that have increased their damage beyond what was intended. We’re making these adjustments to bring them in line with other damage dealers.
      • [With realm restarts] Damage done by spells and abilities reduced by 2%.
      • [With realm restarts] Darkglare damage reduced by 20%.
    • Demonology
      • Developers’ note: We’re targeting Demonology’s multi-target profile with these adjustments to bring them closer to other damage dealers. We will continue to watch both single-target and multi-target performance, along with the output of new talents and adjustments delivered in 10.0.7, and make further adjustments down the road if needed.
      • [With realm restarts] Demonic Strength now increases the damage of Felstorm by 300% (was 400%). This does not affect PvP combat.
      • [With realm restarts] Dreadbite damage reduced by 10%. This does not affect PvP combat.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Temple of the Jade Serpent
    • Wise Mari
      • Freezing Ice Stone (Primordial Stone) triggers no longer disrupt the direction of Wash Away casts.
  • Zul'Gurub
    • The Archaeology skill requirement for the Cache of Madness event has been reduced to 1 (was 225).
    • Brazier of Madness, Shattered Hakkari Bijou, and Fragmented Hakkari Bijou no longer have a level requirement.
    • Warblades of the Hakkari, Reborn are now bind on account (was bind on pickup) to allow anyone to acquire the appearances regardless of who their blacksmith is.
    • Fixed an issue that allowed the Brazier of Madness to be lootable prior to completing Relics of a Fallen Empire.
  • Zul'Aman
    • Fixed an issue that allowed Bijous and Coins to drop in the instance.

Enemies and NPCs

  • Fael'lin
    • Hellfire Walls will now correctly display the cast bar.
    • Living Fuse will no longer target player's pets.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue where Primordial Stones were pulling enemies that you were not in combat with.

Player versus Player

  • Paladin
    • [Live March 24] Crusader’s Reprieve healing reduced by 50% in PvP combat.
    • Protection
      • [Live March 24] Judgment of Light healing reduced by 35% for Protection Paladins in PvP combat.
    • Retribution
      • Developers’ note: Retribution Paladins have been heavily overperforming in PvP with their recent 10.0.7 changes. We’re primarily targeting their burst damage, passive survivability, and PvP talents that we feel are contributing too much overall damage.
      • [Live March 24] Judgment of Light healing reduced by 35% for Retribution Paladins in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Inquisitor’s Ire effectiveness reduced by 40% in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Fading Light effectiveness reduced by 50% for Retribution Paladins in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Justicar’s Vengeance now deals 15% additional damage to stunned targets in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Justicar’s Vengeance healing reduced by 50% in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Blessing of Dawn effectiveness reduced by 25% for Retribution Paladins in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Divine Arbiter direct damage reduced by 25% in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Vanguard of Justice effectiveness reduced by 25% in PvP combat.
      • [Live March 24] Empyrean Legacy increases the damage of Divine Storm by 15% in PvP combat (was 25%).
      • [Live March 24] Luminescence (PvP Talent) now increases damage and healing by 2% (was 4%).
      • [Live March 24] Lawbringer (PvP Talent) now deals 2% of maximum health (was 4%).
      • [Live March 24] Fixed an issue that caused Avenging Wrath’s 75% PvP multiplier to not function for Retribution Paladins.
  • Shaman
    • Precognition will no longer be activated when players are successfully interrupted while affected by Tranquil Air Totem.

Quests

  • "Brew for the Ages" should now correctly point to the Zskera Vault door to find the recipe pages, in case you have not unlocked that vault door yet.

Wrath of the Lich King Classic

  • Fixed an issue where Val'anyr, Hammer of the Ancient Kings was absorbing more than intended. Accumulated absorb amounts are now correctly capped at 20,000 health.
    • Developers' note: The absorb shield from Val'anyr was always intended to have a cap of 20,000 health, but there was a typo in the spell script in original Wrath of the Lich King version 3.3.5. The script was set the absorb amount to 200,000! This was never noticed by players in original Wrath.

March 24, 2023

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Fixed an issue causing Retribution Aura to sometimes fail to trigger.
  • Warlock
    • Fixed an issue where Demonic Inspiration would still be applied after logging out and resummoning your demon.
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where non-primary pets would benefit from Demonic Inspiration.

Forbidden Reach

  • Developers’ note: In an effort to be clear about its availability, an existing once-per-day bonus amount of Elemental Overflow per rare elite in the Forbidden Reach has been changed to be awarded from the creature's respective daily Bonus Objective quest. This should result in roughly the same amount of Elemental Overflow awarded per first-time kill, but now it should be better communicated how often this bonus amount is offered.
  • The Morqut Hearth Totem now has 5 charges before the item is fully consumed.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where the quest “Primordial Answers” was unintentionally sharable.
    • Developers’ note: The quest "Primordial Answers" was never meant to be sharable and is now marked as such. Unfortunately, if you picked up the quest via a share, Earthcaller Yevva will not be in your vault and the quest cannot be completed with her. You can gain the quest again and complete it in a future vault when she appears for you.

March 23, 2023

Characters

  • Fixed an issue where player titles were not properly displaying above their character.

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc
      • Fixed an issue that caused Blind Fury (Talent) to provide incorrect bonus values.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Healing and damage from Divine Image should now be properly attributed to the Priest who summoned it.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Resolved an issue causing Swirling Currents to not properly benefit Cloudburst Totem. The aura tooltip will be incorrect until next patch.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Fixed an issue where Corruption was dealing an extra damage tick on application.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Mythic+
    • Spiteful Affix
      • Fixed an issue where Spiteful Shades would leave behind a silhouette after dying.

Enemies and NPCs

  • Forbidden Reach
    • Reduced Bonesifter Marwak's base health by 20%.
    • Fixed an issue where some of the Furbolg’s dialogue would display incorrectly.

Items and Rewards

  • Primordial Stones
    • Cold Frost Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Deluging Water Stone effect increased by 22%.
    • Desirous Blood Stone effect increased by 18.5%. Decreased trigger rate.
    • Echoing Thunder Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Excluding Steam Stone effect increased by 25%.
    • Flame Licked Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Freezing Ice Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Gleaming Iron Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Humming Arcane Stone - Fixed an issue that caused it to trigger more than intended.
    • Indomitable Earth Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Pestilent Plague Stone effect increased by 72%.
    • Raging Magma Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Searing Smokey Stone effect increased by 34%.
    • Shining Obsidian Stone effect increased by 12%.
    • Storm Infused Stone effect increased by 34%.
    • Wild Spirit Stone effect increased by 50%.
      • Developers’ note: The intent here is to bring other Primordial Stones up to the competitive level where the Humming Arcane Stone is currently performing. Although, a portion of this level of performance can be attributed to a bug, even when fixed the Humming Arcane Stone was still the top performer. With these changes we’re hoping to make other combinations more viable in comparison, but not necessarily overtake it over from being the best option. In addition, area of effect stones have gotten a considerable increase to their output.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue causing players to remain phased in the Lion's Pride Inn, after completing the Human Heritage questline.

Zskera Vaults

  • The chains to lower chests in Zskera Vaults will no longer appear erroneously after the chest has been lowered and looted.
  • The Primordial Earth Cache locked by a Runic Puzzle should now work correctly.
  • The creature that is slain to satisfy "Secure the Vault" on that week's quest should no longer respawn.

March 22, 2023

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Fixed an issue that caused Aura of Reckoning to not function with the Crusading Strikes talent.
  • Warlock
    • Fixed an issue where Demonic Inspiration's pet bonus would be applied to the Warlock instead.
    • Fixed an issue where Wrathful Minion's pet bonus would be applied to the Warlock instead.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Razorfen Kraul
    • Fixed an issue that caused Overlord Ramtusk to sometimes inflict excessive damage to players when Timewalking.
  • Temple of the Jade Serpent
    • Fixed an issue that caused Liu Flameheart to attack players after summoning Yu'lon.

Enemies and NPCs

  • Rare enemies in the Forbidden Reach have had their hit points increased.
  • Veltrax now gives appropriate loot.

Quests

  • Valdrakken
    • “Aiding the Accord: Zskera Vaults” will now auto-complete the objective to open a vault door if you've already opened all vault doors for the week.

Zskera Vaults

  • Players should no longer be able to enter the Zskera Vault while in a raid. Zskera Vault keys will not function on doors if you are in a raid.
  • If you opened every door in the Zskera Vaults and failed to get the "Every Door, Every Where, All At Once" achievement, please re-enter the vaults before the reset, and it should award you the achievement.

March 21, 2023

Classes

  • Druid
    • Guardian
      • Fixed an error causing Layered Mane and Reinvigoration to revert to previous values.

Enemies and NPCs

  • Fixed an issue that could cause Mad-Eye Carrey to retain his Captain's Duty buff, even after his crew was killed.

Player versus Player

  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Demonfire damage from Demonic Tyrant is now increased by 25% in PvP Combat (was 75%).

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

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