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#1 - 2014/06/18 01:57:00 PM
5.4.8 Hotfixes: June 17

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the recently released World of Warcraft patch 5.4.8. Hotfixes are updates we make on our end without requiring you to download a new patch. Some of the hotfixes below take effect the moment they were implemented, while others may require your realm to be restarted to go into effect. Please keep in mind that some issues cannot be addressed without a client-side patch update. We will continue to update this list as additional hotfixes are applied.

Hotfixes have been listed by the date they've been implemented. The hotfixes have also been compiled by category for those wanting a quick summary of all hotfixes that have been applied since Patch 5.4.8.

June 17

Creatures

  • NPC vendors selling Tier-16 armor pieces now have significantly more health.

Items

  • Fire-Watcher's Oath: Players transformed into an Ordon Fire-Watcher now have a 100% chance to gain Bloody Coins on killing-blows against level-90 characters. Note that there's still a short internal-cooldown on earning Bloody Coins.
  • Nightmarish Hitching Post is now usable in Arenas and Rated Battlegrounds.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where the Nightmarish Reins buff could cause players on a flight path to travel slowly.
  • Resolved an issue where players may receive duplicate letters in-game for purchases made on the store.

June 13

Items
  • Censer of Eternal Agony now has a cooldown of 1 hour when used (up from 10 minutes).
  • Fire-Watcher's Oath now has a cooldown of 10 minutes (down from 1 hour) and costs 100 Timeless Coins to purchase (costs 50 Bloody Coins previously). The Ordon Fire-Watcher transformation now allows mount usage and Druid shapeshifting and significantly reduced the internal cooldown on earning Bloody Coins.

Timeless Isle

  • Non-rare creatures and NPCs on lower areas of Timeless Isle should now respawn more frequently.

June 9

Quests
  • Borrowed Brew: Resolved an issue that could cause players to be unable to see Lorewalker Cho after consuming Mouthwatering Brew.

Bug Fix

  • Resolved an issue where the Heart of the Valorous buff was not correctly persisting through death.

June 4

Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios

  • Queuing for a non-random Normal Scenario now awards 30 Justice Points on completion (down from 70 Justice Points).

June 3

Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios

  • Siege of Orgrimmar
    • Resolved an issue where Kor'kron Shaman's Treasure was not dropping in Flexible difficulty.

Battlegrounds and Arenas

  • Ethereal Soul-Trader can no longer be summoned while in an Arena or Battleground.

May 27

Battlegrounds and Arenas

  • Characters in a Tanking specialization in a Rated Battleground now take 50% additional damage (up from 20%) while holding an orb in Temple of Kotmogu or escorting a mine cart in Deepwind Gorge.

Items

  • Black Grasp of the Destroyer's drain mana effect no longer affects targets above level 73.
  • Soul Breaker's drain mana effect no longer affects targets above level 63.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where credit for the achievement: Going To Need A Bigger Bag was not tracking correctly across characters on the account.
  • Resolved an issue where a graveyard near wreckage of the Silver Dawn in Darkshore was automatically resurrecting players after releasing.
     

May 21

Battlegrounds and Arenas

  • Resolved an issue where the Rated Battleground flag carrier debuff functioned incorrectly. Characters in a Tanking specialization should now correctly take 50% additional damage while carrying a flag in a Rated Battleground.

Items

  • Replica General's Leather Treads no longer increases the duration of Sprint in Arenas or Rated Battlegrounds.
  • Burdens of Eternity may no longer be used while inside a Heroic Dungeon, Raid, or Scenario.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where Feats of Strength for Collector's Edition: Dread Raven and Collector’s Edition: Dread Hatchling were not being correctly awarded to players.
  • Resolved an issue where players transitioning from Eastern Plaguelands into Ghostlands while on certain flying mounts would be unable to resummon the mount until the they relog back in.