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Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to World of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth. 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


August 6, 2018

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Remorseless Winter now has the correct amount of Global Cooldown reduction applied from Haste.
      • The talent Inexorable Assault will now correctly always deal damage when using Obliterate or Frostscythe.
    • Unholy
      • The Spell Eater talent will now correctly modify the absorb value of Anti-Magic Shell.
      • The in-combat behavior of the Risen Skulker from the All Will Serve talent has been adjusted to work similarly to other ranged combat companions.
  • Rogue
    • Cloak of Shadows will now correctly clear any Hunter's Mark debuffs from the Rogue when activated.
  • Warlock
    • Destruction
      • Rain of Fire should no longer incorrectly pull creatures who may be on a different floor or are otherwise out of line of sight.
  • Warrior
    • Fury
      • Fixed a bug that caused Death Wish to reduce the cooldown of Recklessness when talented into Anger Management.

Creatures and NPCs

  • The Prophet Velen no longer deals excessive damage.
  • It should now be less difficult to defeat Patchwerk in the Death Knight starting zone.
  • Elder Stormhoof should no longer be quite so deadly when Blessed by Earth.

Dungeons

  • Seat of the Triumverate
    • Fixed a bug that caused several enemy abilities to hit tanks for more than the intended amount of magic damage.

Items

  • Relic of the Makers again grants Agility, Intellect, and Strength as intended.
  • The sound of Hot Buttered Popcorn no longer travels far across zones.

Player versus Player

  • The effectiveness of Resilience on low-level PvP gear has been greatly reduced.
  • Players who become Bounty Hunted are now be provided with a parachute if they happen to be on a flying mount.
  • Battlegrounds
    • Eye of the Storm
      • Flag captures, bases assaulted, and bases defended are now in the correct order on the scoreboard.
    • Seething Shore
      • Fixed a bug that could cause multiple Azerite nodes to be spawned at the same location at the same time.
  • Classes
    • Hunter
      • Hi-Explosive Trap will now adhere to AoE knockback diminishing returns when interacting with spells such as Shining Force and Thunderstorm.
    • Paladin
      • Blessing of Sanctuary can now be cast on low-level player targets.

Professions

  • Fishing
  • Darkmoon Faire Island now requires Fishing rank 150 to avoid catching junk (was 600).

Quests

  • Fixed an issue that prevented some players from progressing in the Rogue class hall campaign.
  • Quest targets in the Spires of Arak Howling Crag no longer permanently evade when straying too far from their spawn locations.


Hotfixes


August 3, 2018

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • The snare effect from Grip of the Dead will now correctly be reapplied to a target standing in your Death and Decay or Defile area if the snare is removed.
  • Mage
    • Frost
      • Blizzard damage once again correctly reduces the cooldown of Frozen Orb.
  • Rogue
    • Outlaw
      • Offhand hits from Killing Spree are no longer able to activate Main Gauche.
    • Subtlety
      • Regalia of the Dashing Scoundrel 2-piece and 4-piece bonuses now work properly with the Secret Technique talent.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Witch Lord Morkurk's health lowered by 60%.

Leatherworking

  • Corrected a bug that caused the vendor Misty Merriweather to require an impossibly-high level of Leatherworking for her offerings.

World

  • Talador: Artillery Strike gained from picking the Artillery Tower now properly inflicts damage and stuns like it used to.

Hotfixes


August 2, 2018

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Glacial Advance will now properly work when used on an elevator.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Apotheosis (from The Alabaster Lady) no longer affects Holy Word: Salvation.
  • Shaman
    • Elemental
      • Liquid Magma Totem, Stormkeeper, and Ancestral Guidance will now cause you to shapeshift out of ghost wolf form.
  • Warrior
    • Ravager will now correctly deal damage to enemies who are on elevator.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Gruul's Lair
    • Gruul should again drop the Earthen Signet in for “Cudgel of Kar'Desh”.

Quests

  • Reduced the damage of the summoned imps during “Fire at Will!"
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent players from accepting the Pandaren quest "Joining the Horde".

Hotfixes


August 1, 2018

Classes

  • Druid
    • Balance
      • Lunar and Solar Empowerment buffs will now show up on your Personal Resource Display bar.
      • The Fury of Elune talent will now properly deal damage to targets who are on an elevator.
  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • The Nether Portal talent will now correctly work on elevators.
      • The Bilescourge Bombers talent will now properly display all of its visual effects when on an elevator.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Sirana Iceshriek’s Ice Shriek should no longer deal excessive damage.
  • Fixed a bug causing some Booty Bay Bruisers to deal excessive damage.
  • High Warlock Xi'lun no longer deals excessive damage.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Dire Maul
    • Reduced the damage of several creatures in Gordok Commons.
  • The Emerald Nightmare
    • Xavius
      • Players should now correctly return to their bodies when they die while dreaming.
  • Halls of Origination
    • Many of the abilities used by enemies in the Halls of Origination now deal reduced damage.
  • Magister’s Terrace
    • Sunblade Imp’s Firebolt now deals more reasonable damage.
  • Stratholme
    • Lord Aurius Rivendare now takes expected damage from players.

Items

  • Steelforged Essence should again work on shields.

Player versus Player

  • The Epic Battleground queue should now be available at level 20.
  • PvP trinket items that remove loss of control effects such as the Inherited Insignia of the Horde now share cooldown with PvP Talents such as Gladiator's Medallion.
  • PvP trinket items that remove loss of control effects such as the Inherited Insignia of the Alliance can no longer be used if the player has learned Adaptation or Relentless.

Professions

  • Blacksmithing
    • Arcanomancer Vridiel should once again sell the recipe for Rethu's Incessant Courage.

Quests

  • Ji Firepaw no longer follows the player after completing “The Horde Way”.
  • Players unable to speak to Sylvanas during the quest "Killer Queen" should once again be able to do so.
  • The infected goblins for "Curing With Force" are now a little more resilient to allow players to apply their cure.

World

  • Razor Hill Watchtower is no longer a sanctuary.


Hotfixes


July 31, 2018

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Blood
      • Dancing Rune Weapon now deals the correct amount of damage when using Heart Strike.
  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • Hunter's Mark will no longer break you out of the effects of Camouflage.
      • The Trick Shots buff will no longer be applied to a Hunter below character level 50.
  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • The Vestments of Blind Absolution 2-piece set bonus now properly benefits Shadow Word: Void and is consumed when you cast Shadow Word: Void.

Dungeons and Raids

  • The Nighthold
    • Gul’dan
      • Soul Siphon no longer absorbs an excessively high amount.
  • The Oculus
    • Ley-Guardian Eregos’s Arcane Barrage and Greater Ley-Whelp’s Arcane Bolt should no longer deal excessive damage to players on drakes.
  • Well of Eternity
    • Fixed a bug preventing players from interacting with the Portal Energy Focus in some circumstances.

Player versus Player

  • Horde and Alliance Bounty Bags from players who are 'Bounty Hunted' and then killed are now lootable by up to 5 players (was 1 player).
  • Isle of Conquest
    • Keep Cannons now deal significantly reduced damage to vehicles.
    • Siege Engines are now immune to all snares and roots.
    • Health of Glaive Throwers and Demolishers increased.
    • Damage and siege damage of Airship Cannons significantly increased.
    • When any gate is destroyed, the corresponding faction loses 50 Reinforcements.

Professions

  • Leatherworking
    • Namha Moonwater should once again teach the two legendary Leatherworking recipes.

Quests

  • Highly Explosive Yaungol Oil again deals an appropriate amount of damage on "The Enemy of My Enemy... Is Still My Enemy!"

Transmogrification

  • Legion Season 3 and 4 Combatant Ensembles now have the required level of 110 and the correct expansion requirement, allowing you to transmog to the appearances at level 98.

User Interface

  • Fixed a bug that was preventing some Bonus Objectives from correctly displaying on the world map.


Hotfixes


July 30, 2018

Classes

  • The experience required to level has been lowered for all levels from 40-100. The reduction averages 14% between levels 60-80, with smaller reductions at other levels.
  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Rushing Jade Wind will toggle off if the player has not auto-attacked any target for one minute.
  • Priest
    • Fixed a bug causing Spirit of Redemption to be triggered when the fatal damage should have been redirected by spells.

Creatures and NPCs

  • S.A.F.E. operatives should again be using their guns correctly.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Black Temple
    • Lady Malande’s Reflective Shield no longer reflects too much damage.
  • Neltharion’s Lair
    • There should no longer be a floating Drogbar on patrol.
  • Return to Karazhan
    • Speaking with the Image of Medivh should again properly spawn Arcanagos and begin the Nightbane encounter.

Guilds

  • The guild achievements Working as a Team and Working Better as a Team no longer require First Aid.

Player versus Player

  • To celebrate the post-season, the Southshore vs Tarren Mill Brawl will be active this week, outside of the normal Brawl rotation!
  • Every Man for Himself will now properly cause a 90 second cooldown on similar effects such as Adaptation and Gladiator's Medallion.
  • Will of the Forsaken, Stoneform, Fireblood will now properly cause a 30 second cooldown on similar effects such as Adaptation and Gladiator's Medallion.
  • Players that earned Rival: Legion Season 7 should receive the Rival title.

Professions

  • Tailoring
    • Flying Carpet should be obtained from Northrend Tailoring trainers instead of the Outland trainers.

Quests

  • The bounty board for “Wanted: Hogger” went missing, and has been found and put back in its place.

System

Fixed a number of issues with voice chat on Mac operating systems, including support for the use of most keys as hotkeys.

Hotfixes


July 27, 2018

Creatures and NPCs

  • Melee and spell damage of creatures below level 100 reduced by up to 16%.
  • Health of creatures between levels 15-100 reduced by up to 24%.
    • Developers’ note: These changes are live in-game, however unit frames may not fully reflect the new health values until a subsequent companion hotfix that we plan to apply next week.

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Fixed a bug causing Serpent Sting to sometimes not correctly fire additional arrows at nearby targets when talented into Hydra’s Bite.
    • Command Pet should not get overridden with Primal Rage unless the Hunter (and pet) are at least Level 65.
    • Command Pet should not get overridden with Master's Call unless the Hunter (and pet) are at least Level 74.
  • Mage
    • Fixed an issue where Incanter's flow sometimes falls off during combat.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Fixed an issue that caused Spirit of Redemption to sometimes trigger incorrectly while other absorbs were present on the Priest. 
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Fixed an issue that caused Flash Flood to sometimes fail to apply its buff.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Blackrock Foundry
    • Players who defeat all of the Primal Elementalists and then the Heart of the Mountain within 10 seconds should be awarded the achievement Ya, We've Got Time...
  • Return to Karazhan
    • Flying Tomes are no longer flying out of reach.
  • Tomb of Sargeras
    • Maiden of Vigilance
      • Titanic Bulwark no longer absorbs more damage than intended.

Items

  • Toe Knee's Promise should now deal reasonable damage
  • Stormchops should now deal reasonable damage.
  • Eonar's Compassion’s effect, Eonar's Verdant Embrace, now triggers from Power Word: Shield for Discipline Priests.

Pet Battles

  • Uuna's accessories should now display correctly.
  • Players can again initiate the pet battle for "Help a Whelp" in Azsuna.

Player versus Player

  • Resolved an issue with Temple of Kotmogu's scoreboard displaying Victory Points and Orb Possessions.
  • Alterac Valley and Isle of Conquest Reinforcements increased by 100.
  • Isle of Conquest
    • Gate health reduced by 20%.
    • Demolishers now deal more siege damage against gates.
    • Significantly increased Siege Engine player damage.
    • The Quarry and the Refinery now give additional reinforcements more frequently.
  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Reanimation's explosion should now be more responsive when striking moving targets.
  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Effects from Control the Mists should no longer persist after removing the talent.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Fixed a bug that caused Rot and Decay to function with Drain Soul.

Professions

  • Alchemy
    • The Alchemist Flask should now appear in the correct expansion category and no longer require Pandaria Alchemy to use.
  • Tailoring
    • Tanithria should now once again teach Celumbra, the Night's Dichotomy to tailors.

Quests

  • Storm Brew Grenades now deal damage for “Storm Brew Hustle”.
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing the completion of the questline that started with captain Sanders’ Treasure Map in Westfall.
  • “A Village in Peril” can again be turned in to Mayor Heathrow.

World

  • The Mount Hyjal achievement Bounce should now function properly.
  • The Deadmines meeting stone has been found and returned to its proper placement.

Hotfixes


July 26, 2018

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Survival
      • Serpent Sting's periodic damage is now able to critically strike.
      • Kill Command's periodic damage is now able to critically strike, when talented into Bloodseeker.
  • Monk
    • Chi Burst correctly travels its full 40-yard range.
  • Warrior
    • Protection
      • Dragon Roar should generate threat as intended.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Vile Tutors’ Shadow Shields no longer shield them too much.

Darkshore

  • A number of creatures in Darkshore can now be skinned, as intended.

Dungeons and Raids

  • The Nighthold
    • Star Augur Etraeus
      • Frigid Nova no longer inflicts excessive damage.
  • Scarlet Halls
    • Armsmaster Harlan's Blades of Light should release players on completion.
  • Trial of the Crusader
    • Anub’arak’s Pursuing Spikes again pursue with an intended speed of pursuit.

Professions

  • Inscription
    • Players should now have "Research: Ink of the Sea" which will allow progress in the Northrend Inscription skill.
    • The ability "Research: Ethereal Ink" should now appear in your recipe list for those who have Outland Inscription learned.

Quests

  • Garrosh should again properly throw Overlord Krom'gar off a cliff during "To Be Horde...".
  • During “Pursuing the Black Harvest”, Kanrethad Ebonlocke’s Excruciating Agony no longer deals excessive damage.
  • During "The Battle of Sardor", Karonas will once again carry your character across the channel.
  • Fixed an issue where The Defense of Karabor scenario in Shadowmoon Valley would fail to start properly for some players.
  • The Lantern of the Sorcerer King can again be obtained in Mogu'shan Palace for "Relics of the Four Kings”.
  • Fixed an issue where a Mana-Drained Whelpling was visible during "The Withered Return".


Hotfixes


July 25, 2018

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Summoned Demons should no longer fail to be summoned when the Warlock is on steep terrain or near obstacles such as rocks or trees.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Illusionary Mystics in the Proving Grounds again heal for a correct amount of health.
  • Enemies who use Ticking Bomb no longer inflict higher damage than intended.
  • Kosumoth the Hungering should no longer be as hungry.

Darkshore

  • The NPCs in the Grove of the Ancients will no longer offer their low-level quests while players are progressing through "The Warchief's Agenda”.
  • Oil Pumps are now interactable by multiple players at once.
  • Frenzied Wisps will now correctly grant group credit.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Antorus, the Burning Throne
    • Creatures throughout Antorus now deal 10% less damage.
    • Felhounds of Sargeras
      • Smouldering damage reduced by 65%.
    • Imonar the Soul Hunter
      • Several of Imonar’s abilities now deal 25% less damage.

Items

  • Auto-Self-Cauterizer now correctly removes Bleed effects.

Player versus Player

  • Toggling War Mode in Orgrimmar or Stormwind should now immediately flag the player for PvP and enable PvP Talents.
  • Unrated Battlegrounds now award item level 185 gear (was 176).
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Glorious Pennant Honor reward to use the same visual appearance as the Esteemed Pennant.

Hotfixes


July 24, 2018

Classes

  • Druid
    • Swift Flight Form again correctly travels at the same speed as fast flying mounts.
    • Balance
      • Fixed a bug where Nature's Balance was granting slightly less Astral Power than listed.
      • Twin Moons now correctly interacts with the Lady and the Child Legendary Shoulder armor effect.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Healing from Avenging Crusader will correctly be increased if the target has Mystic Touch or Chaos Brand.
    • Retribution
      • Fixed a bug where Inquisition would not work correctly together with the Light’s Vanguard Battleplate 4-piece bonus or Divine Purpose.
  • Priest
    • Discipline
      • Healing from Atonement will correctly be increased if the target has Mystic Touch or Chaos Brand.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Various rare hunter pets around the world are now correctly level scaling again.
  • Prince Navarius’ Soul Blast no longer deals excessive damage.
  • Vile Tutors’ Shadow Shields no longer absorb an excessive amount.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Antorus, the Burning Throne
    • Felhounds of Sargeras
      • Shatug’s Decay now hits for less damage.
    • Aggramar
      • Blazing Eruption damage reduced by 20%.
    • Argus the Unmaker
      • Sentence of Sargeras damage reduced by 30%.
      • Rent Soul damage reduced by 30%.
      • Withering Roots damage reduced by 60%.
  • Blackfathom Deeps
    • Corrupted Healing Totem no longer excessively heals enemies.
  • Dire Maul
    • Immol'thar will now slay the Highborne Summoners after all of the nearby pylons have been deactivated.
  • Hellfire Citadel
    • Tyrant Velhari’s Aura of Oppression's rate of damage increase has been reduced.
  • Maraudon
    • Lord Vyletongue's Multishot damage has been reduced.
  • Maw of Souls
    • Resolved an issue with Helya's Brackwater Barrage which caused some of the visuals to function incorrectly.
  • Mogu’shan Vaults
    • Defeating the Stone Guard on Raid Finder will award loot correctly if the Jade Guardian is the last to fall.
  • Pit of Saron
    • Fixed a bug that made some NPCs have the wrong appearance.
  • Scarlet Halls
    • Burning Books damage has been reduced to an appropriate level.

Garrisons

  • The Garrison Fishing Shack quests have been updated with the appropriate skill requirement and can once again be accepted and completed.
  • The Universal Language Module is no longer required for "Auctioning for Parts".


Items

  • Fixed an issue where the Lightforged Warframe called from the Vindicaar was unintentionally fragile. Artificer Romuul has replaced its Vindicator Plating, significantly increasing resistance to demonic threats.
  • Fixed an issue where defeating Viz'aduum in Karazhan did not contribute towards earning the Legion Class Hall Leggings.
     

Player versus Player

  • The Twin Spire Ruins graveyard again changes control when one faction brings their Battle Standard to its location.
  • Isle of Conquest
    • Health of gates has been increased by 100%.
    • Health of NPC generals has been increased by 30%.
    • Demolisher vehicles now deal an appropriate amount of damage.
    • Keep Cannons and Glaive Throwers now deal reduced damage to players.

Professions

  • Cloak enchantments from Warlords of Draenor can now only be applied to items with an item level of 151 or lower.
  • Blacksmithing Sharpening Stones and Enchanting Oils have had their max item level requirements updated.
  • Ancient Gem Veins can now be mined with the Outland Mining skill.
  • The Gnomish Army Knife and Ultimate Gnomish Army Knife should now be usable again by engineers.
  • Players with Warlords of Draenor fishing can again catch large fish or Lunkers.


Quests

  • Increased experience rewards during the Death Knight introductory quests, allowing them to enter either Burning Crusade or Wrath of the Lich King content immediately after completing the starting experience.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the completion of “The Felsoul Experiments”.
  • Illidan Stormrage again knows several useful spells during “Ravencrest’s Legacy”.
  • Players can again complete and turn in "The Legend of the Four Hammers". If a new Armorcrafter's Commendation is needed, it is now offered for 1000 Nethershards from Warmage Kath'reen.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Yenniku to sometimes get killed and make “Saving Yenniku” impossible.
  • The Warsong Battle Standard has had its toughness increased in order to survive longer against the Anu'bar Invaders during "The Might of the Horde".
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing the completion of “Wooly Justice”.
  • Fixed several issues in "The Defense of Karabor" that could prevent completion.
  • On "Rocket Rescue", the Pirate-Destroying Bombs will once again wreak their deadly havoc.
  • Fixed an issue where Saurfang did not exercise enough restraint against Warriors dueling him during the quest "Secrets of the Axes".
  • During "A Little Help From My Friends", slapping Ringo will no longer instantly kill him.

Hotfixes


July 23, 2018

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Rune of the Fallen Crusader and Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle are now available at level 55.
    • Blood
      • Dreadwake Armor 2-piece bonus will now correctly reduce the cooldown of Dancing Rune Weapon when a charge of Bone Shield is consumed.
  • Hunter
  • Tamed diemetradons are no longer dino-sized.
  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Tiger Style should no longer incorrectly affect Flying Serpent Kick.
  • Paladin
    • Avenger’s Shield will correctly interrupt or silence only one target, regardless of effects that add damage targets.
  • Rogue
    • Subtlety
      • Fixed a bug where The First of the Dead did not work with Shadowstrike and Gloomblade.
  • Shaman
    • Fixed an issue that caused Riptide's healing to be increased more than intended by Earth Shield.
  • Warrior
  • Fury
    • Fixed a bug where Execute with Massacre talent and Whirlwind active could not correctly deal damage.
  • Warlock
  • Fixed a bug preventing several spells from correctly granting Soul Leech.

Character Services

  • Fixed a bug where boosting a Demon Hunter character or using a class trial Demon Hunter equipped the character with rogue gear.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Slitherblade Myrmidon's Localized Toxin no longer deals excessive amounts of damage.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Antorus, the Burning Throne
    • Felhounds of Sargeras
      • Singed damage reduced by 75%.
    • Eonar
      • Strike damage reduced by 60%.
      • Reduced the health of Fel Hound, Fel Lord, and Felguard.
    • Antoran High Command
      • Psychic Assault damage stacks less aggressively.
    • Portal Keeper Hasabel
      • Blazing Imp health reduced by 30%.
    • Imonar
      • Pulse Grenade damage reduced by 30%.
      • Stasis Trap damage reduced by 30%.
    • Coven of Shivarra
      • Shadow Blades damage reduced by 50%.
    • Aggramar
      • Wake of Flame damage reduced by 20%.
  • Auchenai Crypts
    • Shirrak the Dead Watcher
      • Carnivorous Bite now does considerably less damage.
  • Blackrock Depths
    • Reduced General Angerforge's attack damage.
    • Reduced Fineous Darkvire’s attack damage.
  • Blackwing Lair
    • Ebonroc
      • Shadow of Ebonroc no longer heals for excessive amounts.
  • Dire Maul
    • Reduced the damage done by Gordok Reavers summoned by Captain Kromcrush.
  • Forge of Souls
    • Reduced Bronjahm’s damage and the damage increase done by Magic's Bane to casters.
  • Halls of Origination
    • Reduced Anhurr's Divine Reckoning damage.
  • Gate of the Setting Sun
    • Fixed an issue where Ga'dok would fall and despawn.
  • Grimrail Depot
    • Borka the Brute and Railmaster Rocketspark
      • Unmanaged Aggression now does considerably less damage and provides less haste.
  • Lower Blackrock Spire
    • Shadow Hunter Vosh'gajin’s Curse of Blood no longer increases damage taken by an excessive amount.
  • Maraudon
    • Reduced Rotgrip’s attack damage.
  • Maw of Souls
    • Helya
      • Piercing Tentacle no longer does excessive damage.
  • Mogu’shan Palace
    • Reduced the damage done by Gekkan and his associates.
  • Mogu’shan Vaults
    • Fixed a bug where The Spirit Kings could sometimes unintentionally respawn.
  • Neltharion’s Lair
    • Dargrul’s Crystal Spikes no longer incorrectly prioritizes tanks.
  • The Nighthold
    • Tichondrius
      • The healing amount of Vampiric Aura has been reduced to 10% of the target’s health.
      • Feast of Blood now activates Vampiric Aura (was an increase to Vampiric Aura).
  • The Oculus
    • Reduced the damage of Drakos the Interrogator’s Sphere Detonation and melee attacks.
  • Pit of Saron
    • Reduced Forgemaster Garfrost’s damage.
  • Return to Karazhan
    • Centurion, Pyrelord, and Core Hound creatures summoned by Backup Singer should no longer have excessive health.
  • Scarlet Halls
    • Exploding Shot Stalker no longer deals excessive damage.
  • Scarlet Monastery
    • Scorched Earth no longer deals excessive damage.
  • Tomb of Sargeras
    • Kil’Jaeden
      • Demonic Obelisk should no longer deal excessive damage.
  • Ulduar
    • Vehicle power scaling adjusted to better fit post-squish item levels.
  • The Underbog
    • Swamplord Muselek no longer deals excessive damage.
  • Utgarde Keep
    • Ingvar the Plunderer’s Dark Smash and Dreadful Roar no longer paint his face with as much of your blood.
  • Vortex Pinnacle
    • Reduced the damage done by Altairus' Chilling Breath and Lightning Blast.

Items

  • Sticky Bomb damage has been reduced.
  • Mecha-Blast Rocket damage has been reduced.
  • Gunpowder Charge damage has been reduced.

Player versus Player

  • The item Net-O-Matic 5000 should work in Stormwind and Orgrimmar on targets who are flagged for PvP and have War Mode enabled.
  • Paladin
    • The rate at which Hammer of Reckoning stacks are gained has been reduced to 1 stack per 5% of the Paladin's maximum health in damage.
  • Priest
    • Crowd control spells that immediately break on damage such as Polymorph and Freezing Trap will now remove Shadow Mend's damage over time effect in PvP combat.
  • Warrior
    • Fury Warriors can no longer continuously cast Heroic Leap when they have the Honor Talent Barbarian.
    • Barbarian will correctly interact with the additional Heroic Leap charges granted by Timeless Stratagem.

Quests

  • Fixed a bug with the Emergency Fire Ward on “Bael’dun Rescue”.
  • “The Stolen Silver” can again be properly looted when clicking on the Stolen Silver Lockbox.
  • Enemies no longer do excessive damage in “The Defense of Karabor”.
  • Gymer should now be better at surviving throughout “The Storm King’s Vengeance”.
  • Bone Armor now more substantial and effective on “Ever Watching From Above”.
  • The Great Northern Elderhorn should no longer vanish during the Leatherworking quest “Mounting Made Easy”.
  • Fixed a bug where Thrall would not complete the Hour of Twilight event if Arcurion was killed quickly.
  • The Forest’s Edge bounty board again offers “WANTED: Hogger”.
  • Horde players can again use the Sunreaver Portal during "Insertion".
  • Fixed a bug causing the spell Soul Blast to deal too much damage during "The Storm King's Vengeance".
  • Enemy machine gun fire no longer deals excessive damage on “The Pride of Kezan”.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the turn in of "Captain Sanders' Hidden Treasure".

Hotfixes


July 20, 2018

Classes

  • Monk
    • The Earth and Fire clone from Storm, Earth, and Fire should correctly mimic Rushing Jade Wind, regardless of the player’s target.
  • Paladin
    • Protection
      • Fixed a bug preventing the Light’s Vanguard Battleplate 4-piece bonus from activating and deactivating as intended.
      • Fixed an issue where Consecration occasionally failed to provide its self-buff.
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • Fixed a bug where Blindside was not learnable until level 40.
  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • The Command Demon version of Spell Lock can no longer be cast without a target.
      • Demonic Calling can now correctly be activated by casting Demonbolt.

Character Services

  • Characters at level 110 and above may now move up to 1,000,000 gold when performing a Character Transfer.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Fixed a visual bug that caused some characters to lose the tops of their heads.

 Dungeons and Raids

  • The health and damage of all enemies in Emerald Nightmare, Trial of Valor, The Nighthold, and Tomb of Sargeras has been significantly reduced.
  • The experience awarded on completion of a random dungeon has been increased.
  • Antorus, the Burning Throne
    • Fixed a bug preventing Death’s Advance from functioning correctly in certain encounter situations, such as Aggramar’s Flame Rend.
  • Eye of Azshara
    • Damage dealt by Lightning Strike, Warlord Parjesh’s Crashing Wave, and Quicksand have been significantly reduced.
  • The Nexus
    • Chaotic Energy Bursts from Chaotic Rifts no longer inflict excessive damage.
  • Obsidian Sanctum
    • Sartharion’s Large Satchel of Spoils should again contain loot.
  • Return to Karazhan
    • Mana Confluences’ Ablative Shield should no longer absorb an excessive amount of damage.
  • Utgarde Keep
    • Dragonflayer Runecaster’s Bolthorn's Rune of Flame now deals less damage.

Items

  • Darkmoon Deck: Promises no longer reduces some non-mana resources.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented banners from granting expected honor, experience, and reputation bonuses.
  • Fishing Chair and Nat's Fishing Chair have been temporarily converted into objects that are not chairs, while a bug with their functionality is fixed. They will return to their former function in a future patch.

Player versus Player

  • Adjusted PvP scaling to reduce the difference in power and damage between players of different item levels at level 110.
  • Fixed a bug preventing some players from obtaining Honorable Medallion while PvP-enabled.

Professions

  • Fishing
    • Fixed a bug that caused the wrong sound when casting.

Quests

  • Fixed a bug with the reputation bonus on completion of "Death to Agogridon". If you previously completed the quest, speak to Karnum Marshweaver in Desolace to receive your reward.
  • The talking quest NPC should no longer appear for players who are nearby, but are not the Hunter on “Never Hunt Alone”.
  • Players should again be able to complete “All Charged Up”.
  • Fixed a bug with the conversation required for “Secrets of Wrymskull Uncovered”, allowing completion of “The Echo of Ymiron”.
  • Low-level players are now able to do appropriate damage to the  Devilsaur Queen during "The Ballad of Maximillian”.
  • “Pitching In” can again be completed.

World

  • It is again possible to earn credit toward "Field Photographer" when using the S.E.L.F.I.E. cam anywhere within the Path of Uther.
  • Alliance characters can again complete "Uther's Blessing" by approaching Uther's statue.

Hotfixes


July 19, 2018

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Gravewarden Armaments 4-piece set bonus now reduces the cooldown of Army of the Dead by 2.0 seconds per Rune spent (was 6.0 seconds per Rune spent).
  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • Serpenstalker Guise 2-piece set bonus has been changed to increase all physical damage dealt by 5% (was an incorrect melee attack power increase).
      • The Trick Shots effect will now always correctly apply when Multi-Shot hits three or more targets.
  • Mage
    • Shimmer should not interrupt channeled spells.
    • Displacement functions correctly if you cast Shimmer while casting another spell.
  • Warrior
    • Protection
      • Juggernaut Battlegear 2-piece set bonus has been changed to increase Armor by 5%.

 Creatures and NPCs

  • Damage dealt by all creatures below level 100 has been reduced by up to 25%.
  • Defeating Shok’Thokar creatures in Desolace now grants both Gelkis and Magram reputation.
  • The Sky Crystal no longer instantly kills Alani when used by a high-level player, and Alani is once again lootable.

 Dungeons and Raids

  • Antorus, the Burning Throne
    • Reduced the damage done by a number of "tank swap" abilities throughout the zone.
    • Argus the Unmaker
      • Reduced the damage dealt by Sweeping Scythe by 30%.
  • The Arcway
    • Ivanyr
      • Volatile Magic damage reduced on Mythic difficulty.
  • Dire Maul
    • Prince Tortheldrin
      • Whirlwind should no longer deal excessive damage.
  • Heart of Fear
    • Empress Shek’zeer
      • Casting spells within Shek’zeer’s Dissonance Field once again depletes its energy.
  • Neltharion's Lair
    • Dargrul
      • Corrected an issue that caused Dargrul’s energy to refill too rapidly.
  • The Nighthold
    • Gul’dan
      • Soul Siphon no longer heals for an excessive amount.
  • Return to Karazhan
    • Shade of Medivh
      • Piercing Missiles should no longer deal excessive damage.
  • Scarlet Halls
    • Houndmaster Braun
      • Bloody Mess should no longer deal excessive damage.
  • Scarlet Monastery
    • Commander Durand
      • Dashing Strike no longer deals excessive damage.
  • Ulduar
    • Reforged Hammer of Ancient Kings should again reliably drop from Yogg-Saron for "Val'anyr, Hammer of Ancient Kings".

Player versus Player

  • The effectiveness of trinkets that are obtained via PvE sources such as Dungeons and Raids have been reduced by 75% in PvP.
  • Arenas and Battlegrounds
    • Corrected the amount of damage dealt by players to creatures and vehicles in Alterac Valley and Isle of Conquest.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented end-of-match rewards from dropping at the end of Battlegrounds and Arenas.
  • War Mode
    • Premade Group Finder groups in the Quest and World Boss categories will now properly filter listing according to the War Mode state of the party leader and potential applicants.

Professions

  • Fixed a bug that prevented several First Aid recipe items from requiring the appropriate Profession.
  • Corrected an issue that could cause Draenor Garrison NPCs to fail to offer work orders.
  • Alchemy
    • Fixed a bug preventing players from discovering new Pandaren Alchemy recipes.
    • Some older-expansion flasks no longer provide more stats than Legion flasks and potions.
  • Cooking
    • The cooking achievement Dinner Impossible no longer requires Strand of the Ancients.
  • Fishing
    • Fixed a bug that prevented some players from gaining Legion fishing ranks when using rare fish.
  • Herbalism
    • Fixed an issue that could cause herb nodes from Outland through Pandaria to yield the wrong herb type.
  • Mining
    • Corrected an issue that could cause players to receive no ore from mining nodes.

Quests

  • The start of the Mage Tower artifact storyline quest no longer requires an impossible-to-meet artifact trait condition.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Strom’kar to be invisible to certain races during its acquisition.
  • The Slitherblade Naga vehicle's abilities should now deal damage and heal properly on "Wetter than Wet".
  • The Frightened Miner should now reliably follow his path for "Miner Troubles".
  • The delicious contents of Yak’s Milk Flask again heals “Fallen Sentinels”.
  • Wyrmcult Blackwhelps can now be collected for "Whelps of the Wyrmcult".
  • General Nazgrim is again present for "The Art of War" and "Warchief's Command: Jade Forest".
  • During “Bringer of the Light” at the Exodar, Fel Annihilator’s Sonic Boom no longer deals excessive damage.

Hotfixes


July 18, 2018

Classes

  • Demon Hunter
    • Chaos Brand correctly has unlimited duration outside of PvP.
  • Druid
    • Restoration
      • Tranquility’s heal-over-time can correctly critically heal.
  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • Explosive Shot will now correctly despawn if the projectile collides with an obstacle or reaches maximum range, and refund partial cost and cooldown.
  • Monk
    • Mystic Touch correctly has unlimited duration outside of PvP.
  • Mage
    • Arcane
      • Soul of the Archmage now grants the talent Amplification (was Temporal Flux).
      • When Arcane Missiles activate Clearcasting, the subsequent (free) Missiles will correctly have reduced channel time and be affected by Slipstream.
  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • Psychic Horror is correctly usable below level 74.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Soul of the Farseer should now correctly grant the talent Echo of the Elements.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Tomb of Sargeras
    • Maiden of Vigilance
      • Wrath of the Creators should no longer deal excessive damage.
  • Icecrown Citadel
    • Lady Deathwhisper again has an appropriate amount of mana.
  • Dire Maul
    • Alzzin the Wildshaper’s Wild Generation should no longer heal for an excessive amount.
  • The Arcatraz
    • Fixed a bug causing Eredar Deathbringer to deal much more damage than intended.

NPCs

  • Fixed a bug causing centaurs in Desolace to deal more damage than intended.
  • Druids can again interact with Skycaller Faeb.

Player versus Player

  • Honor and Conquest rewards for Epic Battlegrounds have been increased.
  • Corrected the amount of damage dealt by players to creatures and vehicles in Alterac Valley and Isle of Conquest.

Professions

  • Corrected the display of ranks in Profession recipe windows.

Quests

  • The Staff of Pei-Zhi can again be looted for “An Urgent Plea”.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the completion of some Garrison campaign quests in Draenor.
  • In Highmountain, Small Ceremonial Drum can again be interacted with for "Ceremonial Drums".
  • Merchant Greenfield again gives the player seeds for "Learn and Grow I: Seeds".
  • Fixed a bug preventing Kol Ironpaw from grilling the Bloody Plainshawk Leg for "A Gift for Fung".
  • It is again possible to collect Fizzle’s Hand for “Fizzled”.
  • Aprika’s Doll can again be collected for “Small Comforts”.
  • Players can again interact with Mana-Drained Whelplings for "Their Dying Breaths".
  • The Eye of Kilrogg is again obtainable for “Eye See You”.
  • The Soulweave Vessel can again be looted for “The Cure For Death” and “Vessel of Virtue”.

World

  • Legion Assaults now correctly scale down to player level 98.