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#1 - 2011/01/27 02:25:00 AM

Here you will find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the release of patch 4.0.3a and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. While many have already been deployed on all realms, some may not be implemented until the next time your realm is restarted. We will continue to update this thread in the days ahead as additional hotfixes are applied.

 

January 19-26

  • General
    • Thunder Bluff reputation no longer increases further from Horde faction gains than other races, now correctly capping at Friendly.
  • Classes
    • Druids
      • Enrage will now properly increase the amount of damage taken by the druid.
      • Force of Nature and Wild Mushroom can now be cast correctly even if the target is on a different height of terrain from the druid.
    • Paladins
      • The bonus healing provided by Conviction now functions correctly when healing other players.
      • The passive healing bonus from Walk in the Light has been reduced to 10%, down from 15%. This change is to balance against the fix to Conviction, but still results in a small overall buff to paladin healing.
    • Priests
      • Prayer of Mending is now properly reduced by healing reduction effects, such as Mortal Strike, Absolute Corruption, and Engulfing Darkness.
    • Rogues
      • The benefit of Executioner for Slice and Dice is now correctly removed from the rogue after switching talent specializations.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • The Bastion of Twilight
      • Creatures leading up to Halfus are now immune to Mind Control.
      • The Waterlogged debuff now expires appropriately after a player is hit by Flame Torrent during the Ignacious encounter.
      • Terrastra will cast Quake regardless of whether Harden Skin is interrupted or not.
      • Twilight Sentries now have less health on 10-player Heroic difficulty than on 25-player Heroic difficulty.
      • Sinestra
        • Twilight Whelps are now immune to snares.
        • The spawn rate of Twilight Spitecallers has been slightly reduced on 25-player Heroic difficulty.
        • A death knight's diseases will no longer trigger the Twilight Spitecallers' Indomitable enrage.
        • It is no longer possible to target or attack a Twilight Spitecaller before it has entered the combat area.
        • Flame patches should properly spawn in front of the Twilight Eggs.
    • Blackwing Descent
      • The achievement criteria for Silence is Golden is now properly reset when entering combat with Atramedes.
      • Atramedes's health on Heroic difficulty has been reduced slightly.
      • Maloriak will no longer be interrupted while casting Release All Minions.
      • Maloriak's enrage timer was inconsistent between difficulties and has been updated. It is now 7 minutes for normal difficulty and 12 minutes for Heroic difficulty.
    • Deadmines
      • Glubtok's Fire and Frost Blossoms summoned during the encounter no longer grant experience or reputation.
    • Throne of the Four Winds
      • Al'Akir's Lightning Strike damage has been reduced on 25-player Heroic difficulty. In addition, its effect duration has been reduced to 16 seconds, down from 24 in both modes and difficulties.
      • Slipstreams can no longer be used during the Al'Akir encounter.
      • It is no longer possible to swap raid difficulty before the Conclave of Wind has fully respawned.
      • Gather Strength cast by Rohash is no longer affected by spell slowing effects, such as Curse of Tongues and Slow.
    • The Vortex Pinnacle
      • Bosses will no longer respawn after a soft reset if players already have a Heroic save.
  • Items
    • Heroic set tokens have been moved to earlier bosses on 25-player Heroic difficulty. Here is the new breakdown of token drops on 10- and 25-player Heroic difficulty: chest from Halfus, legs from Maloriak, gloves from Magmaw, helm from Nefarian, shoulder from Cho'gall.
    • Tokens for normal versions of the helm and shoulder set pieces (item level 359) now also drop from Nefarian and Cho'gall on Heroic difficulty, as they are required to purchase the Heroic helm and shoulder pieces (item level 372). An additional change to this functionality is slated for patch 4.0.6. These normal drops will again be removed from Heroic bosses, and the requirement of having the normal helm/shoulders to purchase their Heroic versions will be removed.
    • Normal and Heroic versions of Earthen Handguards now have more Strength.
    • Normal and Heroic versions of Fall of Mortality can now proc the Grounded Soul effect correctly via heal-over-time spells.
  • Lunar Festival
    • Elder Rumblerock is now available during the quest "Assault on Dreadmaul Rock" for both the Horde and the Alliance.
    • Horde players now correctly gain 75 Bilgewater reputation as well when completing the Lunar Festival elder quests as part of the Horde reputation gain.
  • Professions
    • The Stamina bonus from the Flask of Battle is the same as the Flask of Steelskin. Both are correctly giving 120 Stamina for alchemists who know the recipe.
    • Archaeology projects Twisted Ammonite Shells, Druid and Priest Statue Sets, Fierce Wolf Figurines, and Spidery Sundials now guarantee skill-ups all the way to 525.
    • Toughened Flesh now drops more frequently from associated creatures.
    • Making Kungaloosh no longer counts toward the guild achievement Set the Oven to Cataclysmic.
  • PvP
    • Rated Battlegrounds will no longer initiate a shutdown timer due to too few players being present.

 

January 7-18

  •  General
    • Broiled Dragon Feast is correctly being tracked by the guild achievement, Set the Oven to "Cataclysmic".
    • The guild achievement Lower Blackrock Spire Guild Run can now only be earned in a group of at least 4 players from the same guild in a 5-player party.
    • The achievement Sunwell Plateau Guild Run now requires a guild group to complete. This achievement can no longer be completed without the requirement of having 75% of the raid be guild members.
    • Guild experience daily resets should no longer sometimes fail to occur.
  • Classes
    • Death Knights
      • Necrotic Strike is now affected by resilience.
    • Druids
      • Druids previously unable to learn Nature's Grasp will be able to learn that spell now.
      • Rejuvenation now consumes 16% of base mana, down from 26%, but still requires 26% of base mana in order to be cast. A patch will be required to address this discrepancy.
    • Mages
      • Rank 1 of Pyromaniac no longer improperly gives 5% passive haste.
      • The mana costs of the following mage spells have been reduced, but they still require the previous percentage of base mana in order to be cast: Arcane Barrage (11% of base mana), Arcane Blast (7% of base mana), and Fireball (12% of base mana). As an example, Fireball requires 16% base mana to cast, but only consumes 12% of base mana. A patch will be required to address this discrepancy.
    • Priests
      • Sin and Punishment is now properly causing its terror affect when dispelled. In addition, it no longer shares diminishing returns with fear effects. It now shares diminishing returns with horrify effects.
      • Priests who were unable to learn Holy Nova will now be able to train the spell.
    • Warlocks
      • While Nightfall is active, Doomguards will not instantly cast Doom Bolt.
    • Warriors
      • A bug has been fixed where the Shield Block ability granted 25% more critical block chance than was intended for Protection warriors with very high total chance to avoid attacks.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • It should no longer be possible for players to inadvertently be locked out of killing a raid boss depending on whether or not they were online when the boss was killed.
    • The battle resurrection counter will now correctly reset if players are not inside the dungeon when an encounter resets.
    • The Bastion of Twilight
      • The hotfix on January 5 to increase the damage of Liquid Ice during phase 3 of the Ascendant Council fight has been reverted. Due to a separate bug with the size of the Elementium Monstrosity's hitbox, it is often impossible for melee classes to avoid damage from this ability. This issue is slated to be addressed in patch 4.0.6 so that Liquid Ice damage can again be increased.
      • Many adjustments to the behavior of various mechanics in the Sinestra encounter have been made.
      • Fester Blood now hits everyone in the room instead of having a 20-yard radius on Heroic difficulty during the Cho'gall encounter.
      • Valiona's Blackout can no longer be absorbed by Grounding Totem or reflected. Its healing absorption effect has also been increased for 10-player normal difficulty.
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Atramedes will now reset if the players targeted by Sonic Breath or Obnoxious Fiends attempt to leave the room.
      • Zoning into the dungeon after a soft reset now causes all Atramedes-related objects and creatures to reset completely. The introduction event will replay once the dwarves have been cleared. Entering combat with Atramedes forces the gongs to become usable and the fight will function normally from this point.
      • Atramedes will no longer despawn when his tail passes through the area trigger in the entrance to his room. He will no longer despawn randomly during the fight. Pulling him out of his room will now cause him to reset.
      • The damage of Chimaeron's Caustic Slime has been reduced for both raid sizes and dungeon difficulties.
      • Chimaeron will not cast Caustic Slime on Feral tanks in Bear Form unless there aren't enough non-tank specialized targets available. This fix applies to Magmaw's targeting functionality as well.
      • Rip and Bane of Doom damage is no longer affected by the damage increase of Stolen Power when engaging Nefarian.
      • Abberrations spawned during the Maloriak encounter were displaying inappropriately high health values on Heroic difficulty. This has been corrected.
  • Items
    • Bloodthirsty Gladiator's Badge of Dominance and Vicious Gladiator's Insignia of Dominance on-use effects now properly modify healing done.
    • Darkmoon Card: Volcano now triggers from periodic damage.
    • Divine Shield and Blessing of Protection no longer remove the Blind Spot debuff from the normal and Heroic versions of the Jar of Ancient Remedies. When targeting an ally at very close range (2-3 yards) when using this item, it will still energize them instead of the user. This will be fixed in an upcoming patch.
    • Free Action Potions now cannot be used above level 80.
  • Professions
    • Archaeology keystone fragments can no longer be prospected.
    • Lifebound Alchemist Stones can no longer be disenchanted.
  • PvP
    • Arenas
      • Ring of Valor has been temporarily disabled until select bugs can be fixed in an upcoming patch.
    • Battlegrounds
      • Teams who are in the rated Battleground queue and have a member disconnect are now removed from the queue after 10 minutes if the player does not come back. The team is still at the top of the queue if the player comes back and the Battleground will pop almost instantly.
      • Battleground ratings, wins, and losses should now always update after every game when playing in rated Battlegrounds. Certain conditions were not causing this to happen previously.
      • Players who do not show up to a Rated Battleground, either by leaving the queue or letting the Battleground queue time out, are not being credited for a win.
      • Players who are removed from a Battleground when it closes due to a lack of players will not receive the Deserter debuff.
      • Players are again able to queue for more than one Battleground at a time without issue.
  • Quests & Creatures
    • Darnassus
      • Worgen character hearthstone location is now set to the Craftsmen's Terrace in Darnassus upon completing the quest "Ruh'theran Village".
    • Deepholm
      • Fungalmancer Glop no longer grants experience and now rewards quest kill credit to all players who have damaged him.
    • Tol Barad Peninsula
      • Players will receive quest credit for killing any quest boss, regardless of party status, so long as they participate in killing these bosses.
      • Problim can now be seen from a much larger distance.
      • Cell Watchers in D-Block are no longer incorrectly tagged as elite.
      • "The Leftovers", "Swamp Bait" and "A Huge Problim" can now be shared between members of the Alliance. In addition, these quests now award the correct amount of gold and faction for the Horde and Alliance as well.
      • Darkwood Broodmothers no longer flee at 25% and periodically inflict targets with Reckless Toxin instead.
      • Hungry Ghouls and Skeletal Beastmasters now drop the Cursed Femur quest item when on the quest "Salvaging the Remains", and the tooltip also indicates these creatures drop the quest item.
      • Restless Infantry and Restless Soldiers now spawn more quickly.
    • Twilight Highlands
      • If reinforcements are not called after 60 seconds, Skullcrusher will now despawn. When reinforcements are called, Skullcrusher no longer improperly despawns.
    • Uldum
      • Titanic Guardian's Burning Gaze ability should no longer put everyone in the zone in combat.

 

 

January 6

  • Classes
    • Death Knights
      • Ghouls do not gain Shadow Infusion when Death Coil is cast during the preparation phase of an Arena or rated Battleground match, making it impossible to use Dark Transformation before the game starts. Shadow Infusion and Dark Transformation both work normally after the preparation phase.
    • Hunters
      • Hunters can no longer sometimes activate multiple aspects at once through the use of Camouflage. Very sneaky.
    • Paladins
      • Paladins using Divine Shield are now able to cast on targets within the same Smoke Bomb effect area, as well as heal others.
    • Priest
      • Casting Flash Heal while under the effects of both Surge of Light and Inner Focus will now only consume Surge of Light.
    • Warriors
      • Warriors can no longer teleport when using Charge with the Tahret Dynasty Mallet.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • The Bastion of Twilight
      • It is no longer possible to outrange the Halfus Wyrmbreaker drakes without being attacked by melee. The drakes now reposition themselves correctly in order to regain the capability to melee the target.
      • Twilight Phase-Twister's Twist Phase ability now has an initial cast delay of 7 seconds, up from 5, and a cast time of roughly 8 seconds, up from 6.
    • Blackrock Caverns
      • The Evolution aura during the Corla encounter now displays its warning visual on players at 74 stacks, instead of 82.
    • Deadmines
      • Shapeshifted characters should no longer be unable to jump on the rope during the Vanessa VanCleef encounter. They will now be pulled out of a shapeshift form automatically. In addition, players should no longer lose pets when jumping on the rope (they will respawn when the player lands after swinging). Please note that until a client-side patch can be applied, an inappropriate aura will be displayed when pet classes or shapeshifted characters use the rope. The tooltip of this aura will read "Delicious Aura (UNUSED REUSE) / Instant / Delicious food increases haste by 10%" and can be disregarded, as it does not provide a haste buff. It's an aura of free word association... Enjoy!
    • Lost City of the Tol'vir
      • Tamed Tol'vir Prowlers now have regular loot and Skinning tables, instead of epic-quality loot.
    • Throne of the Four Winds
      • Al'akir's Static Shock now does 5,000 damage and only interrupts the spell the player is casting at that moment. It doesn't lock out the caster and only casts every 5 seconds or so.
  • Items
    • Darkmoon Card: Tsunami now properly procs Giant Wave when basic heal-over-time spells are cast.
  • Professions
    • Jewelcrafting
      • Shaman were unable to obtain Design: Figurine - Demon Panther from Neferset Looters. This has been corrected.
  • PvP
    • Strand of the Ancients
      • Demolishers now spawn at about the same moment that the boats reach the docks in the second round.
    • Tol Barad
      • If a player is already in Tol Barad and does not join the battle, the player will be ported back to the camp.
      • Using /afk ejects players out of the raid and back to the camp.
      • Entering Tol Barad via the bridge during an active battle by joining the queue will port the player to the correct starting place of the battle, but players who do not join the queue will be ported back to the camp.
      • Both the Hellscream's Reach Battle Standard and the Baradin's Wardens Battle Standard now have a 10-minute cooldown.
  • Quests & Creatures
    • Tol Barad
      • The spawn rates of all three Tol Barad quest micro dungeons have been adjusted to a more reasonable level. This should alleviate the issues players were having with creatures respawning too quickly.
      • The escorted Farson Keep Prisoner for the quest "Walk A Mile In Their Shoes" no longer engages in combat with opposing faction players.
    • Twilight Highlands
      • If reinforcements are not called after 60 seconds, Skullcrusher the Mountain will now despawn. When reinforcements are called, Skullcrusher no longer improperly despawns.
    • Uldum
      • The Ramkahen Guardians now correctly melee, throw nets to snare characters, and utilize knock-back shots with their bows when they are unable to path to the target.

 

January 4-5

  • General
    • Mix Master (guild achievement) is now awarded at 1,000 flasks, down from 10,000, and Better Leveling Through Chemistry (guild achievement) is awarded at 3,000 flasks, down from 25,000. It turns out we overestimated these numbers just a smidgen. More information can be found here.
    • The 7th and 8th guild bank tabs will now let players withdraw and deposit items after the guild master is changed.
    • All six of the guild battle standards have had their experience and honor gain buffs increased to 5/10/15%, up from 2/4/6%, and they last for a duration of 10 minutes.
    • Haste buffs no longer reduce the effectiveness of haste on resource regeneration rates (energy, focus, etc.).
    • "Smart" food ended up not being so smart. Players who have small amounts of dodge rating as a vestige of some item bugs in the past will no longer get a dodge buff when they eat "smart" food like Cataclysm feasts if they are not plate tanks. Other classes and specializations will get their dominant primary stat.
  • Classes
    • Druids
      • Fungal Growth is now applied even if Wild Mushroom: Detonate is used at a distance of 40 yards.
      • Skull Bash no longer interrupts the target if it fails to land successfully.
    • Priests
      • The heal from Atonement is now capped at 30% of the priest's health before any modifiers such as healing percentage bonus effects/talents.
    • Warlocks
      • Friendly Grounding Totems are no longer affected by a warlock's Soul Swap or Soul Swap Exhale. The Grounding Totem is not despawning on either cast, and Soul Swap is working correctly when moving damage-over-time effects to other targets that are near the totem.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Several Cataclysm raid bosses are now properly immune to pet provoke abilities.
    • Players are no longer put in their own instance after relogging in a dungeon to which they've already been saved.
    • The Bastion of Twilight
      • Shadow/Fire elementals are now always absorbed during the Cho’gall encounter. Elementals are absorbed no matter what amount of health they have. Cho’gall always receives the appropriate amount of the appropriate buff when consuming an elemental. The elementals are unable to fall below 1 health or otherwise be killed, so Cho’gall always gets 1 stack of the corresponding buff at minimum.
      • Shadow Lords will no longer regenerate health under any circumstance.
      • Liquid Ice in phase 3 of the Ascendant Council encounter now deals more damage.
      • The damaging component of Eruption no longer interrupts Terrastra when casting Harden Skin or Quake.
    • Blackrock Caverns
      • Bellows Slaves no longer drop elite-level loot.
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Anti-Magic Shell no longer stops Onyxia or Nefarian's Shadowflame Breath from being cast.
      • Chimaeron now resets his melee attack cycle after each Massacre and removes the Double Attack buff.
      • Caustic Slime no longer effects non-player targets.
      • As creature pulls in Blackwing Descent can be very condensed, they now have a slightly higher chance of dropping epic loot.
    • Deadmines
      • Heroic Deadmines now has significantly less trash mobs.
      • The mechanical nightmare section of the Vanessa VanCleef encounter has less sparks of doom, and is notably easier and faster to navigate.
      • Vapors in the Ripsnarl encounter now increase in power every 8 seconds, up from 6.
    • Vortex Pinnacle
      • No aura or strange movement is applied when using the Slipstream after Grand Vizier Ertran is killed.
      • A summoned pet will correctly re-summon when using the Slipstream after Altarius is killed.
  • Professions
    • Alchemy
      • Crafting the four Northrend flasks (Endless Rage, Pure Mojo, Frost Wyrm and Stoneblood) no longer counts toward the guild achievements Mix Master or Better Leveling Through Chemistry.
      • Flasks made by the Cauldron of Battle and the Big Cauldron of Battle are no longer soulbound.
      • Both cauldrons now last 10 minutes. Please note the tooltips will not be updated until a client-side patch is applied.
      • The Big Cauldron of Battle now has 20/30 charges instead of 17/25. Please note the tooltip will not be updated until a client-side patch is applied.
    • Engineering
      • All eight of the Engineering discoveries are now able to be learned through crafting the Overpowered Chicken Splitter at max-level Engineering.
      • The Invisibility Field no longer causes the Dazzler backfire effect. Additionally, the Invisibility Field effect does not carry over into Arenas and cannot be used in Arenas.
    • Fishing
      • Giant Catfish now drop more frequently and Hardened Walleye now drop a little less frequently while on the appropriate daily quests.
    • Skinning
      • Dragonkin in Grim Batol can now be skinned.
      • Creatures can no longer be skinned more than once.
  • PvP
    • Battlegrounds
      • Cooldowns should now properly reset upon entering a rated Battleground.
      • Players should no longer lose their Horde/Alliance buffs if caught by a druid's Cyclone while participating in War Games.
    • Tol Barad
      • The number of guard spawns has been increased for both Horde and Alliance base camps, with guards now surrounding the edges of each camp. Both Alliance and Horde guards use all abilities that the Furious Hyjal Warden uses and will attack with ranged abilities when unable to find a path, or at a distance. Guards are also immune to taunt effects. In addition, Hellscream and Baradin Guards now respawn more quickly.
      • The northern graveyards on Tol Barad Peninsula for each faction have been moved further apart from one another to lessen the fantastic camping.
  • Quests, Creatures & Zones
    • Dalaran
      • Red Rider Air Rifle and Red Rider Air Rifle Ammo are now part of Jepetto Joybuzz's vendor list and can be purchased for their displayed prices.
    • Mulgore
      • Kruban Darkblade now spawns above ground and paths normally in Orgrimmar while the Darkmoon Faire is active.
    • Tol Barad
      • Spiny Tidecrawlers and Darkwood Hatchlings now appear as non-aggressive (yellow).
      • Imprisoned Workers now have a smaller aggro radius. They also drop Cellblock Rations for players that are on the quest "Food From Below".
      • The Baradin Crocolisk can be skinned without issue and the Crocolisk Hide, used in the quest "Swamp Bait", is no longer multi-drop.
      • "The Leftovers", "Swamp Bait", and "A Huge Problem" quests are now sharable on the Alliance, and both the Alliance and Horde versions give high reputation and gold.
      • Tank and Problim now have full immunities to all crowd control effects.
    • Uldum
      • The Desert Fox is now flagged "Cannot be tamed" when Beast Lore is cast on the creature.
      • Ramkahen now has a functional mailbox. What can King Phaoris do for you?
    • Vashj'ir
      • Overseer Idra'kess now leashes and returns to his original position.

 

January 3

  • Classes
    • Mages
      • Flame Orb and Frostfire Orb no longer break any version of Polymorph.
    • Paladins
      • Righteous Fury is now unable to be dispelled.
      • The Strength bonus from the Retribution version of Guardian of Ancient Kings now applies its bonus based on total Strength instead of just base Strength.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Bastion of Twilight
      • It was sometimes possible for Arion to instantly Chain Lightning the targets affected by Lightning Rod, with no time for them to react. This has been corrected.
      • If one of the three most distant targets from Ignacious was 20 or fewer yards away and Ignacious picked that target for Inferno Leap, the spell would fail entirely, but the cooldown would be consumed. Inferno Leap can now be cast on players 20 yards or fewer away from Ignacious.
      • The Elementium Monstrosity will now prefer ranged targets to melee targets with its Electrical Instability beams. If there are more beams active then there are ranged targets present, then the beams will start hitting melee targets.
      • Flame Destruction cast during the Cho'gall encounter now does approximately 30% more damage per stack on Heroic difficulty.
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Sonar Pulse is now spawned on top of Atramedes' current location and will spawn regardless of where Atramedes is tanked. In addition, Sonar Pulse now idles for 1 second after being cast before they move away from their spawn location.
      • It is no longer possible to use immunities to reset a player's sound bar while fighting Atramedes.
      • Atramedes' Sonic Breath now properly ignores line of sight.
      • Spirit of Ironstar's Shield of Light was taking too long to break and now absorbs less damage.
    • Deadmines
      • Divine Shield prevents all damage from the Sparks in the Mechanical Nightmare.
      • The Foe Reaper 5000 will not cast Harvest on players more than 70 yards away.
    • Grim Batol
      • Trogg Dwellers which cannot be reached by players via legitimate means no longer award experience or drop loot if killed.
    • Lost City of the Tol'vir
      • Lockmaw's Frenzied Crocolisks have learned how to swim! In addition, Vicious Poison was doing too much damage and has been reduced slightly.
    • Throne of the Four Winds
      • Players now receive credit for the achievements Heroic: Conclave of Wind or Throne of the Four Winds if they are dead when the encounter is defeated.
      • It is no longer possible to fully resist Wind Burst from Al'Akir, avoiding all damage and knockback.
      • Al'Akir's Static Shock has been changed from a damage-over-time spell with interrupts on ticks (10-second cooldown), to a direct-damage interrupt spell (5-second cooldown).
  • Items
    • Bloodthirsty and Vicious Gladiator's Chain Gauntlets had incorrect bonuses attached. Their bonuses now correctly reduce the cooldowns on regular traps and launched traps by 2 seconds.
    • Bloodied Wyrmhide Gloves no longer have any expertise rating on them, and now grant Spirit instead.
  • Professions
    • Archaeology
      • Select Archaeology nodes and dig sites have been updated to ensure the Map listings are correct and the nodes properly spawn within the dig sites.
    • Cooking
      • The cooking daily quest Chef's Awards no longer have a limit to how many players can hold at one time. Please note that the user interface will still say a maximum of 10 Chef's Award currency can be possessed until a client-side patch can be applied, but players can accrue more than 10.
    • Tailoring
      • Tailors with 400 skill or higher should now receive additional cloth drops 50% of the time from anything that drops cloth, up from 25%.
  • PvP
    • Baradin Guards now correctly attack Horde players which enter their aggro radius or attack them.
    • Tol Barad now awards 360 Honor Points for winning as the attacking faction, down from 1800. Further details can be found on our forums.

 

December 22 - 27

  • General
    • Graveyard Rats are no longer considered critters and do not give credit toward the Critter Kill Squad guild achievement.
    • Weekly guild reputation caps should now properly reset at the scheduled time. An error which prevented this reset from taking place if guild experience was earned at exactly 3:00 AM server time immediately prior to weekly maintenance has been corrected.
    • The achievement Saving for a Rainy Day has the same requirements as its predecessor Time to Open a Savings Account. For this reason Saving for a Rainy Day has been temporarily disabled (it will still show in the user interface), as it requires a fix via a client-side patch.
  • Classes
    • Druids
      • The heal from Frenzied Regeneration was too powerful and has been reduced by 50%.
      • Pounce now correctly shares diminishing returns with other stun effects.
    • Rogues
      • Cheap Shot now correctly shares diminishing returns with other stun effects.
    • Warlocks
      • The Felguard ability Axe Toss now properly shares diminishing returns with other stun effects.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Sweltering Armor is now properly applied to Magmaw's Mangle target once the debuff has faded, regardless of whether Magmaw was successfully impaled or not.
    • Gnomeregan
      • Mekgineer Thermaplugg no longer sometimes awards dungeon completion prematurely.
    • Throne of the Four Winds
      • It is no longer possible to disarm Al'Akir.
  • Items
    • The Inner Eye proc from Heroic and normal versions of Jar of Ancient Remedies was not activating with some priest healing effects. This has been corrected.
    • The Signet of High Arcanist Savor and Gilnean Ring of Ruination now have proper stats.
  • Professions
    • Archaeology
      • Vashj'ir dig sites no longer unlock for players. They felt too punishing without additional benefits compared to low-level sites, and were much more difficult to obtain artifacts in due to the way Vashj'ir navigation works.
    • Cooking
      • Stormwind Lobster Traps now respawn more quickly and can be gathered across all Stormwind quest phases.
    • Inscription
      • The following reagents no longer have limits and are now available from Una Kobuna and Casandra Downs in unlimited quantities: Deathwing Scale Fragment, Scavenged Dragon Horn, Bleached Jawbone, Silver Charm Bracelet, and Preserved Ogre Eye.
  • PvP
    • Arenas
      • Arena ratings are appropriately tabulating for wins and losses. More information on this issue can be found on our forums.
      • Negative amounts of Conquest Points can no longer be awarded after a match win.
    • Battlegrounds
      • Upon winning a rated Battleground, rating, wins, and Conquest Points are awarded and display properly.
      • Negative amounts of Conquest Points can no longer be awarded after a match win.
    • Tol Barad
      • Winning as an attacker now rewards players with 1800 Honor Points, up from 180. Winning as a defender still rewards players with 180 Honor Points.
  • Quests & Creatures
    • Deepholm
      • Gyreworms, Enormous Gyreworms, and Gorged Gyreworms no longer drop money or elite-level loot.
    • Tol Barad
      • Cell Watchers in the D-Block area no longer have boss-like immunities. Interrupts, stuns, snares, taunts, knockbacks, Banish, Root, Freeze, Fear, Horror and Death Grip all work correctly.
    • Twilight Highlands
      • Crucible of Carnage quests can no longer be shared.
    • Uldum
      • The Unearthing Uldum quest achievement can now be obtained after completing 105 quests in Uldum, down from 108.
      • Players are now granted 250 Ramkahen reputation after completing the daily quest "Fire From the Sky".
    • Vashj'ir
      • The Luxscale Grouper's Grouper Bite debuff now has a 5-second duration and will no longer sometimes get stuck on characters.
    • Zul'Drak
      • Due to adjusted health pools, the heal-over-time effect provided by Blightblood Infusion (used by players controlling the Blightblood Troll) during the Overlord Drakuru encounter has been increased.

 

December 21

  • General
    • Weekly resets and calculations which occur during regular maintenance should no longer be applied one hour early, which should prevent them from being run twice.
    • The sell prices for the 7th and 8th bank tabs purchased with guild level 5 are now 0.
  • Classes
    • Hunters
      • Hunter pets now benefit from the 1% increased hit chance from the Draenei racial Heroic Presence.
    • Mages
      • Flame Orb is now benefiting from Clearcasting procs, is not costing any mana when using the buff, and removing the buff correctly when used.
    • Paladins
      • Damage dealt to the paladin by Hand of Sacrifice correctly breaks all forms of a mage's Polymorph.
      • Light of Dawn is now properly locked out when the Holy spell tree is locked out and cannot be used for the duration of the lock.
    • Priests
      • The healing effect from Atonement is now being effected by healing modifiers correctly.
    • Rogues
      • Rogues lose any stored combo points upon entering an Arena, preventing the use of abilities such as Slice n' Dice.
    • Shaman
      • Unleash Frost is now correctly categorized as a snare effect and is properly removed when spells such as Hand of Freedom are cast.
    • Warlocks
      • The Soulburn effect can now be used on alternate spells if the first attempt to use the Soulburn effect fails.
      • Warlocks should no longer get an “Invalid Target Error” when trying to summon a player into a raid instance. If the player is ineligible to enter the instance, they will get an error that they are already locked upon accepting the summon.
    • Warriors
      • Bladestorm now deals 150% normalized weapon damage as advertised. It was incorrectly dealing 100% normalized weapon damage.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Blackrock Caverns
      • The duration of the Superheated Quicksilver Armor debuff on Karsh Steelbender is now 17 seconds, up from 12 seconds. The encounter was too hard to tank and went against our intended fight mechanics. The display for this buff may not properly update until a client-side patch is applied.
      • Rom'ogg Bonecrusher's Chains of Woe should no longer push players under the world.
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Magmaw's Pillar of Flame now prefers targets further than 15 yards away for Lava Parasites and will not be cast more than once per 30 seconds.
      • Lava Parasites now only apply their melee attack proc to players who are targeted. Lava Parasites are functioning normally and cannot infest a player with more than 3 Parasite debuffs active. Snared Lava Parasites will function like other creatures and switch to a nearby target if it becomes available, making them a viable target for Infestation.
      • Drakonid Chainwielders and Drakonid Drudges had too many hit points in the 10-player version. Their hit points have been reduced.
      • Drakonid Drudges will charge another target if the furthest target is more than 80 yards away.
    • Gnomeregan
      • Mekgineer Thermaplugg is no longer using outdated abilities and has a shiny new list of abilities to use. He is also no longer immune to taunts.
    • The Stonecore
      • Corborus should no longer reset if any of the Rock Borers evade.
      • Ozruk can now be mined and has an appropriate loot table.
  • Professions
    • Chaos Orbs can now only been seen and rolled on by characters with a minimum skill level of 425 in Tailoring, Blacksmithing, Leatherworking, or Engineering.
    • Elemental Goos now drop 100% of the time off of Cataclysm elementals for the Jewelcrafting daily quest.
    • Stone Bats in Deepholm can no longer be skinned.
    • Nightsabers in Teldrassil are able to be skinned now without issue.
    • Engineers are no longer able to use the Spinal Healing Injector or Z50 Mana Gulper tinkers in Arenas.
    • Rare Archaeology finds should now grant triple skill gains.
    • The progress on the guild achievement That's a Lot of Travel Time no longer goes up each time players complete the repeatable quest "Could I get a Fishing Flier?"
  • PvP
    • Arenas
      • All 28 of the Vicious Gladiator 2200 rating weapons now require level 86 to equip. This is a temporary fix to prevent items which were obtained prematurely due to a bug causing Arena rating inflation from being used.
      • All weapon, ranged, and off-hand items which require a 2200 rating have been temporarily removed from their respective vendors. This is a temporary fix to prevent items from being obtained prematurely due to a bug causing Arena rating inflation.
      • Engineers are no longer able to use the Spinal Healing Injector or Z50 Mana Gulper tinkers in Arenas.
      • Rogues lose any stored combo points upon entering an Arena, preventing the use of abilities such as Slice n' Dice.
    • Demolishers are properly spawning in at the beginning of Round 2 in Strand of the Ancients as Preparation fades.
  • Quests & Creatures
    • Deepholm
      • Quest credit for killing Fungalmancer Glop should now be awarded to all players on his threat list.
      • The Submerged buff for the quest "Quicksilver Submersion" will no longer persist outside of the Upper Silvermarsh subzone. In addition, the Submerged buff does not count as Stealth on either a druid or rogue.
    • Durotar
      • Attempting to use the Drowned Thunder Lizard Tail outside of Durotar now returns the error "You need to be in Durotar".
    • Twilight Highlands
      • The Deathwing cutscene should now dismiss pets for better viewing opportunities.
      • Cadaver Collage's hit points in Crucible of Carnage have been increased. The poison clouds that are left on the ground now despawn when Cadaver Collage begins casting Inhale. When Cadaver Collage begins to float away, it now displays an explosion animation after a few seconds and the player is removed from combat. This occurs within a few seconds, much faster than it previously took to leave combat.

 

December 20

  • General
    • Paid services now allow characters level 81 or higher to be transferred with up to 50,000 gold.
    • Several Winter's Veil decorations and NPCs have been checked for proper placement.
    • Silverbound Treasure Chests can now be opened and looted correctly.
  • Classes
    • Hunter
      • Cobra Shot is no longer refreshing the duration of the Wyvern Sting damage-over-time effect. Cobra Shot is correctly extending the damage-over-time effect applied by Serpent Sting.
    • Mages
      • Conjuring refreshments no longer count toward achievements like Set the Oven to "Cataclysmic" and Time To Open A Restaurant.
      • Impact is no longer applying damage-over-time effects to enemy targets who are not within line-of-sight of the original target. A target in line-of-sight with the original target is still affected appropriately, even if they are not in sight of the mage.
    • Priests
      • The range of the heal on Atonement has been increased to 15 yards. It has been verified to be working correctly for the priest and party/raid members.
      • Chakra is no longer consumed by a Prayer of Mending bounce.
      • Guardian Spirit's capped value did not rise properly from level 80-85. This has been corrected.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Lava Surgers present in several dungeons now have loot and can be mined.
    • Bastion of Twilight
      • Cho'gall's Worshipping effect can now correctly be interrupted with stuns and other interrupt abilities.
      • Valiona will now prioritize taking flight and interrupt Devouring Flames if it's cast during a transition.
    • Blackrock Caverns
      • Bellows Slaves no longer grant reputation.
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Lava Parasites will no longer cause the Magmaw encounter to reset if they Evade. In addition, their mounting range has been reduced to 5 yards and they can fail to mount when attacking players.
    • Grim Batol
      • Quests for Grim Batol are now appropriately flagged as dungeon quests.
    • Halls of Origination
      • Players are now able to zone into the dungeon if Anraphet is in combat.
    • Lost City of the Tol'vir
      • The Lockmaw encounter no longer resets if a Frenzied Crocolisk Evades.
      • Players are now able to zone into the dungeon if General Hussam is in combat.
    • The Stonecore
      • Ozruk's Paralyze ability is not supposed to critically hit and has been fixed.
  • Items
    • The buff from Corrupted Egg Shell will no longer absorb more than its intended amount.
    • Winged Steed of the Ebon Blade is no longer showing as available for purchase by any class but death knights.
    • Several shirts have been corrected so they no longer cause a player's item level to increase. They are item level 1.
  • Professions
    • The search radius to find an Archaeology node from the Archaeology ability Survey has been increased. This will result in fewer searches needed while in the "green" range of surveying.
    • The Alchemy specialization Elixir Master was granting extra potion procs instead of Potion Master when used on Cataclysm level recipes. The potions found to be causing this have been fixed.
    • Both Willful Ember Topaz and Lucent Ember Topaz no longer award skill past 515 Jewelcrafting skill. The designs still show as grey in the Profession window, but no longer award skill up to 525.
    • Several cooking recipes were not counting toward the achievement Set the Oven to "Cataclysmic" and have been updated. Note that Darkbrew Lager, Highland Spirits, and Chocolate Cookie are not intended to count for this achievement.
  • PvP
    • Killing a level 85 dwarf mage now properly updates the achievement criteria for Dwarf Slayer.
    • The return portal from Tol Barad now takes players to the appropriate capital city near the portal to Tol Barad.
  • Quests & Creatures
    • Shy Highlands Turkeys in Twilight Highlands are now coming out to play for achievements.

 

December 16

  • General
    • Bonuses from Embrace of the Shale Spider and Blessing of Forgotten Kings can no longer stack.
    • Completing Archaeology projects will once again contribute to the guild achievement Making History once the player relogs.
    • The Orgrimmar portal to Mount Hyjal should now appear for players who flew directly into Hyjal to start questing, rather than take the Moonglade portal.
    • The old and busted Winter's Veil decorations in Brill have been disabled. Brill should now have new hotness.
  • Classes
    • Paladins
      • Ancient Power now has a 30-second maximum duration and will properly be canceled when zoning or relogging.
      • Glyph of Seal of Insight now correctly increases healing done by Word of Glory and Light of Dawn while Seal of Insight is active.
    • Shaman
      • The Mana Tide Totem hotfix from yesterday has been reverted. The Mana Tide buff no longer stacks, as this had a major impact on encounter design.
    • Warlocks
      • It is no longer possible to waste a Soulstone by attempting to use it on a dead target. The player will receive an Invalid Target error message at the completion of their channel. In a future patch, we intend this functionality to work correctly, allowing a Soulstone to be used to instantly resurrect a dead target.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Halls of Origination
      • The damage of Fireballs automatically cast by Temple Fireshaper with Molten Barrier active has been adjusted in normal and Heroic difficulty.
      • The damage of Pact of Darkness cast by Temple Shadowlancer has been adjusted in normal and Heroic difficulty.
    • Lost City of Tol'vir
      • Siamat will cast Deflecting Winds after a few seconds of entering combat regardless of any abilities used against him at the start of the encounter.
      • The damage of Dust Flail cast by Lockmaw has been adjusted in normal difficulty.
    • The Stonecore
      • The Crystal Shards creatures in the Corborus encounter are now level 86, down from 88.
  • Items
    • Both normal and Heroic versions of Heart of Ignacious apply 20-second cooldowns on other similar items, rather than the full 2-minute duration.
    • Shroud of Dark Memories and Shade of Death now have different stats.
  • Professions
    • Pyrite Ore is prospectable at 500 Jewelcrafting skill, down from 525.
    • Darkbrew Lager can be learned at 415 Cooking skill, down from 425.
    • The Engineering item High-Powered Bolt Gun can no longer be used in Arena and Rated Battleground matches.
    • Engineers can now purchase Smooth Cogwheels from Frank Natale using 4x Handful of Obsidium Bolts.

 

December 15

  • General
    • Many guards who maintain peace by slaughtering PvPers have been properly buffed to match the stats of Furious Hyjal Wardens. Beware!
    • Players are no longer able to go At War with the Dragonmaw faction.
    • Trapdoors and transporters should no longer break when hit with area-of-effect abilities.
  • Classes
    • Druids
      • Rake will no longer receive twice the benefit from the Feral druid Mastery Razor Claws.
      • Soothe and Wild Mushroom are both correctly benefiting from, and consuming, Predator's Swiftness.
    • Mages
      • Ring of Frost does not cause the mage to stand up (interrupting eating/drinking) while it is active.
    • Priests
      • Blessed Resilience now increases healing received by 15/30%, up from 5/10%.
      • Focused Will now reduces damage taken by 5/10% and 10/20%, up from 4/8% and 6/12%.
      • Healing done by Glyph of Dispel Magic no longer improperly caps out at a certain health pool range.
      • Holy Concentration's mana regeneration component has been increased from 10/20% to 20/40%.
      • Player-controlled vehicles return an Invalid Target error when attempting to use Leap of Faith on them.
      • Rapture's mana regeneration component has been increased from 1.5/2/2.5 to 2/4/6%.
    • Shaman
      • The Mana Tide buff is now applied for each Mana Tide Totem on the ground.
    • Warriors
      • Rude Interruption is no longer incorrectly consumed by Execute, Mortal Strike, or Overpower.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Both the 5- and 20-quest versions of the Dungeon Quests Completed achievements trigger correctly on dungeon quests done.
    • Baradin Hold
      • Argaloth now respects the faction that kills him and does not drop trinkets for the opposing faction.
    • Bastion of Twilight
      • The doors controlled by the Halfus and Ascendant Council encounters should no longer become stuck after a soft reset.
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Arcanotron's Shield should only proc off of player attacks and not things like Searing Totem, pets, etc.
      • Players can no longer engage Nefarian without killing all three sub-bosses first.
    • Deadmines
      • Defias Blood Wizards, Defias Shadowguards, and Defias Enforcers summoned during the Vanessa VanCleef encounter no longer award experience.
    • Halls of Origination
      • Spatial Anomaly can no longer critically hit.
      • Setesh's movement speed has been decreased.
    • Lost City of the Tol'vir
      • Frenzied Crocolisks should always despawn when Lockmaw resets.
    • Shadowfang Keep
      • Troll druids in particular, when shapeshifting into Cat/Bear form, were dealing an extra 5% damage to themselves via Beast Slaying when afflicted by Barion Ashbury's Asphyxiate. This caused them to die instead of being taken down to 1 health. This has been corrected and Asphyxiate now properly ignores damage modifiers.
    • The Stonecore
      • Slabhide can no longer be killed while he's in his air phase, and can be properly killed when he's back on the ground.
      • Flame Ascendants are now dropping loot that is appropriate for non-elite creatures.
    • Stratholme
      • Eyes of Naxxramas will now spawn a set number of Gargoyles (2).
    • The Vortex Pinnacle
      • The "corpse-catching" mechanic now properly teleports players to the entrance platform of the dungeon.
  • Items
    • Normal and Heroic versions of the Corrupted Egg Shell were not properly granting mana. This has been corrected.
    • The Bloodthirsty Gladiator's Insignia of Victory now correctly grants Strength when it procs, rather than Agility.
    • All of the Bloodthirsty and Vicious Gladiator gloves now have the appropriate glove bonuses for their respective classes.
    • Players can no longer buy the opposing faction's mounts in Alterac Valley.
    • Some items improperly shared duplicate stats with other items and have had their stats adjusted, including: Emberstone Staff, Rockslicer, Elekk-Horn Waistguard, Termination Axe, Sorrow's End, Soulsurge Necklace, Corefire Legplates, Blockade's Lost Shield, Sussurating Treads of Shok'sharak, Blazewing's Furious Kilt, Armagedillo's Tail, Book of Origination, Torturer's Mercy, Modgud's Blade, Maldo's Sword Cane, Maldo's Sword Cane (Heroic), Shadowskulk Leggings, Drape of Fiery Dreams, Hood of the Crying Rogue, Spaulders of the Savage Beast, Helm of Fatal Vision, Oath-Bound Gauntlets, Belt of Guardianship, Dorian's Lost Necklace, Don Rodrigo's Fabulous Necklace, Pauldrons of Edward the Odd, Je'Tze's Sparkling Tiara, Heartbound Tome, Arrowsinger Legguards, Thartuk's Inimitable Gauntlets, Terborus's Rotating Bands, Tol'Vir Heriditary Girdle,
    • Reputation is no longer being granted while wearing the Tabard of the Guardians of Hyjal in normal mode Blackrock Caverns.
  • Professions
    • Beauty in Blackrock Caverns can now be skinned.
    • Canopic Jars are no longer poor quality and now show as white (standard) items.
    • Obisidum Ore now spawns slightly less frequently in Mount Hyjal.
    • The Blacksmithing Redsteel Shoulders item is now uncommon (green) quality.
    • The Stormforged Legguards item is now rare (blue) quality.
  • PvP
    • Progress is now properly tracked for the achievement Tol Barad Saboteur.
  • Quests & Creatures
    • Feast of Winter Veil: there is now a quest blob surrounding the area of Growless Cave for the quest "You're a Mean One..."
    • Cataclysm Zones
      • Deepholm
        • Pebble is correctly able to be picked back up if he despawns while being escorted from the crumbling depths for the quest "Lost in the Deeps".
      • Mount Hyjal
        • Players are now able to enter the portal to the Firelands Hatchery as ghosts after the Aviana Regrowth event has occurred.
      • Twilight Highlands
        • Grot Deathblow (Dragonmaw Quartermaster) and Craw MacGraw (Wildhammer Quartermaster) can no longer be killed by members of the opposing faction.
        • "Bring Down the High Shaman" and "Warlord Halthar is Back" are now group quests.
        • The amount of Wildhammer Food Stores required to complete the associated quests has been reduced to 10, down from 15. Please note the quest text will still state that 15 are needed until a client-side patch can be implemented to correct this.
      • Uldum
        • Players are no longer able to receive Efficient Excavations before completing the quest "Do the Honors".
      • Vashj'ir
        • Players can now ride the Seahorse in Darkbreak and Tenebrous Cavern.
        • The questgiver Fiasco Sizzlegrin is now visible and giving the quest "Crafty Crabs" upon completion of "Waking the Beast". "Crafty Crabs" remain acceptable while players work on the other quests in the associated cave.
    • Eastern Kingdoms
      • Stormwind
        • Earthworm Mounds for the quest "Diggin' For Worms" should now respawn more quickly.
    • Northrend
      • Sholazar Basin
        • Bonescythe Ravagers no longer award experience or loot.
    • Outland
      • Hellfire Peninsula
        • The quest requirements for the achievement To Hellfire and Back have been lowered for both Horde and Alliance characters. Horde characters need to complete 86 quests and Alliance characters need to complete 76.

 

December 14

  • General
    • Master Riding now properly grant players 310% flight speed in Eastern Kingdoms with X-53 Touring Rocket, Celestial Steed, Headless Horseman's Mount, X-51 Nether-Rocket, X-51 Nether-Rocket X-TREME, and Invincible.
  • Battlegrounds
    • Battleground Demolishers in Strand of the Ancients have had their health lowered in all Battleground brackets except for the level 80-84 range, where their health has been increased.
    • Lifegiving Seeds can no longer be used in Battlegrounds.
  • Classes
    • Hunters
      • Players who have the Insanity debuff can't benefit from Time Warp until the debuff has expired. Players can no longer benefit from both Ancient Hysteria and Time Warp prior to the Insanity Debuff fading.
    • Mages
      • Frostfire Orb cannot trigger Fingers of Frost if Rank 2 of Frostfire Orb is not learned. Fingers of Frost functions normally otherwise. Note that the debuff will still appear on the target until a client-side patch is applied to correct this display issue.
    • Paladins
      • Zealotry no longer consumes the Hand of Light proc effect.
      • Tower of Radiance no longer grants Holy Power from Holy Lights cast on a target buffed with Beacon of Light. It continues to work as the tooltip describes for Flash of Light and Divine Light. Please note the tooltip may not be updated to reflect this change until a client-side patch is applied.
      • Healing done by Beacon of Light is now properly affected by healing modifiers on targets which reduce healing done (i.e. Mortal Strike).
      • The healing done by Light of Dawn has been reduced by approximately 40%. Please note the tooltip may not be updated to reflect this change until a client-side patch is applied.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • The Looking For Dungeon random bracket for Throne of the Tides and Blackrock Caverns has been changed from level 80-81 to 80-82, and the specific bracket has been changed from level 80-83 to 80-85.
    • Blackrock Caverns
      • Twilight Dragonkin Armorers in Throne of the Tides and Blackrock Caverns now always drop some sort of loot. Get your Shimmering Claws while they're fresh!
    • Blackwing Descent
      • All four golems are now immune to Distract in the Omnotron Defense Council encounter.
      • Poison Bombs in the Golem Council encounter will now only attack and explode on targets they're fixated on.
      • The gate beyond Magmaw and Omnotron should not close after the bosses are killed if a soft reset takes place.
      • The Orb of Culmination will now properly respawn after a soft reset takes place.
    • Deadmines
      • Ripsnarl's Summon Vapor mechanic now ignores line of sight and correctly spawns a Vapor in regardless of where players are standing.
      • Glubtok can now be looted even if the party dies before he finishes his dramatic death sequence.
    • Grim Batol
      • Impaling Slam by Forgemaster Throngus now does much less damage, but is no longer mitigated by fire resistance.
      • Players can now zone into the dungeon while another player is in combat with a boss.
    • Halls of Origination
      • Brann now correctly begins his event for "Heart of the Matter" if the player is mounted when the quest is accepted.
      • There is now a teleportation device present at the front of the dungeon once Temple Guardian Anhuur has been defeated.
    • Throne of the Four Winds
      • You are now able to drink and eat after the party wipes. It's a sad day, after all, when the dead can't even enjoy delicious food and drink.
      • The Ravenous Creepers in the Conclave of Wind encounter now properly retarget players on the western platform when their aggro target moves to another platform. Even when no players are available to target on the platform the Creepers will retarget any new player who arrives on the platform.
    • The Vortex Pinnacle
      • Characters who become stuck in a Slipstream are now properly dropped after a period of time and brought back to the platform via the Fall Catcher.
  • Items
    • Amulet of Dull Dreaming and Acorn of the Daughter Tree had duplicate stats. That's no fun for anyone! Amulet of Dull Dreaming has a critical strike rating of 112 and a haste rating of 112. Acorn of the Daughter Tree has a mastery rating of 116 and a haste rating of 107.
    • Captured Lightning from The Vortex Pinnacle now correctly has Spirit instead of hit rating. The item tooltip may not properly update to reflect this change, but the appropriate stats should be applied to a character when th