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#1 - 2018/07/19 09:33:01 AM
A new patch means new tweets from the World of Warcraft development team! This thread is an archive of @WarcraftDevs tweets regarding the Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch and release.

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@WarcraftDevs is an official World of Warcraft Twitter account offering design insight and information directly from the World of Warcraft Development Team.

For past updates, please refer to Updates from @WarcraftDevs - Patch 7.3.5 & BFA Beta.

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#118 - 2018/11/19 10:24:32 AM

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#119 - 2018/11/19 10:25:43 AM

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#120 - 2018/11/19 10:26:04 AM

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#121 - 2018/11/21 10:32:52 AM

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#122 - 2018/11/21 10:33:10 AM

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#123 - 2018/11/27 10:40:36 AM

EU: Uldir Changes Coming 28 November
NA: https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/wow/t/uldir-changes-coming-nov-27/26583


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#124 - 2018/11/27 10:41:10 AM

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#125 - 2018/11/28 12:55:12 PM

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#126 - 2018/12/04 10:40:55 AM

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#127 - 2018/12/11 10:36:34 AM

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#128 - 2018/12/11 10:37:07 AM

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#129 - 2018/12/11 05:57:04 PM

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#130 - 2018/12/12 10:52:55 AM

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#131 - 2018/12/12 10:53:24 AM

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/news/22824893


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#132 - 2018/12/12 10:54:39 AM

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#133 - 2018/12/12 10:55:59 AM

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#134 - 2018/12/13 10:23:56 AM

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#135 - 2018/12/13 10:24:10 AM

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#136 - 2018/12/13 10:24:46 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with today’s hotfixes, including a fix to damage effects such as Laser Matrix and Ricocheting Inflatable Pyrosaw hitting crowd-controlled enemies:


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#137 - 2018/12/14 10:23:38 AM

We’ve updated our blog post with today’s hotfixes, including fixes to several Quests and World Quests:


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#138 - 2018/12/17 10:23:03 AM

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#139 - 2018/12/17 10:23:31 AM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest, including a number of updates to non-boss enemies in (and other aspects of) dungeons:


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#140 - 2018/12/18 09:24:42 AM

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#141 - 2018/12/18 09:25:20 AM

[quote]can we get some sort of acknowledgement on the changes that happened to the qing system?

really frustrating sitting incredibly long q’s, its really obvious that something was put in place to prevent you from playing against the same team.

my question is why?/quote]


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#142 - 2018/12/18 09:26:43 AM

Hotfixes for December 17 have been updated, including class balance adjustments for Feral Druids and Frost Mages:


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#143 - 2019/01/02 10:09:24 AM

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#144 - 2019/01/02 10:09:47 AM

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#145 - 2019/01/02 10:10:41 AM

Today’s (Dec. 20th) hotfixes update includes the removal of unlock requirements for Siege of Boralus and Kings’ Rest, changes to world PvP quests, and # JusticeForSmoochums


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#146 - 2019/01/02 10:11:32 AM

Hotfixes update for December 20 includes PvP balance changes for Unholy Death Knight, Balance Druid, and Elemental Shaman:


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#147 - 2019/01/02 10:12:27 AM

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#148 - 2019/01/02 10:12:54 AM

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#149 - 2019/01/08 11:07:14 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with hotfixes that have been implemented over the last few days, including today’s change to Ghuun’s Malignant Growth and health on all difficulties:


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#150 - 2019/01/11 02:00:55 PM

The Reaping affix was enabled for Mythic Keystone dungeons on the 8.1.5 PTR about 5 hours ago. Please post your feedback here:

EU:

NA:


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#151 - 2019/01/11 02:01:41 PM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post, including a number of fixes to Isle of Conquest:


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#152 - 2019/01/11 02:02:24 PM

We’re working on some PvP tuning:


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#153 - 2019/01/11 02:02:50 PM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest, comprising hotfixes that address Island Expedition issues and today’s PvP tuning:


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#154 - 2019/01/16 10:26:03 AM

With this week’s restarts, a hotfix was applied applied that causes items not intended for your class to no longer provide Titan Residuum when disenchanted or scrapped.


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#155 - 2019/01/23 11:16:38 AM

Our Tides of Vengeance Update Notes now include all of the content available with this, the start of Season 2 and the new raid:


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#156 - 2019/01/23 11:16:59 AM

It appears that a PTR tuning hotfix for the Stormwall Blockade encounter didn’t make it to the live servers. We’ll be applying that hotfix, and we’re also reducing health and damage of several portions of the encounter, shortly.


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#157 - 2019/01/23 11:17:22 AM

In a hotfix on December 14, Bursting went from 10% to 14% of maximum health per stack (over 4 seconds). A bugfix late in Legion had removed occasional extra Bursting ticks, but made the affix something you could almost ignore. This change restores it to its original lethality.


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#158 - 2019/01/23 11:17:52 AM

Yep! The Dreadflame Illusion is still available in Season 2 by reaching 2100 rating.


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#159 - 2019/01/23 11:18:09 AM

Head over to our hotfixes blog post to see today’s hotfixes affecting Mythic Keystone Dungeons, Invisibility Potions, and Azerite Traits in PvP:


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#160 - 2019/01/23 11:18:33 AM

The change made today overrides any earlier PvP-specific balance changes made to those Azerite Traits. For example, if a trait’s effect was previously reduced by 55% in PvP, it is now only reduced by 50%.


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#161 - 2019/01/24 10:27:47 AM

We’re aware of and investigating a fix for the disconnect some players are experiencing when riding a rooted Stun Bot during the Mekkatorque encounter in Battle for Dazar’alor.


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#162 - 2019/01/24 10:28:07 AM

In today’s hotfixes: adjustments to new PvP trinkets, a fix for scrapping the new Engineering goggles, and Emissary armor, weapon caches, and rewards from faction assaults now reward the item by loot specialization.


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#163 - 2019/01/28 10:33:21 AM

We’re working on some targeted tuning to three specs for maintenance next week:


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#164 - 2019/01/30 10:10:50 AM

The Against Overwhelming Odds quest is only offered to a faction when they have recently been severely outnumbered, with a War Mode bonus of 20% or more. This week, Alliance players have a 15% War Mode bonus in the American region.


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#165 - 2019/01/30 10:11:11 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest updates. Most are now live in the Americas, and many of the tuning changes will go live with scheduled weekly maintenance in each region:


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#166 - 2019/02/01 10:43:34 AM

Quick hotfixes update today:


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#167 - 2019/02/04 01:22:48 PM

Recent hotfixes blog post updated, including some fixes to Jaina Proudmoore in Battle of Dazar’alor.


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#168 - 2019/02/05 10:30:36 AM

Earlier today, we applied a hotfix that unintentionally increased the difficulty of the Jaina encounter. That hotfix has since been reverted.


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#169 - 2019/02/05 10:30:54 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes, most of which will go live with scheduled weekly maintenance in each region:


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#170 - 2019/02/14 04:37:58 PM

In 8.1.5, there is not a damage reduction to Barbed Shot. The change we’re testing is to have Barbed Shot ignore armor. The reduction on the tooltip for the Feeding Frenzy Azerite Trait is intended to keep Feeding Frenzy at the same value as before.


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#171 - 2019/02/14 04:39:04 PM

PvP hotfixes - including a significant change to healer mana management - are incoming very soon*. Full details are here:

EU: PvP Hotfixes - Feb. 13
NA: https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/wow/t/pvp-hotfixes-incoming-feb-13/100586
(*NB these fixes are already live)


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#172 - 2019/02/14 06:30:14 PM

With Whirling Dragon Punch, there seems to be a bug causing a cooldown discrepancy. We’re testing it in 8.1.5, where it appears to be fixed, and appreciate the heads-up.


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#173 - 2019/02/22 10:04:16 AM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes, including some adjustments to encounters in Battle of Dazar’alor and fixes for Druids in PvP:


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#174 - 2019/02/27 10:06:47 AM

With a hotfix that is now live, the G.M.O.D. mount now has a chance to drop when Lady Jaina Proudmoore is defeated on Raid Finder difficulty (was High Tinker Mekkatorque).


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#175 - 2019/02/27 10:07:12 AM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest, including today’s PvP adjustments:


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#176 - 2019/03/05 10:44:45 AM

The current Ahead of the Curve and Cutting Edge achievements will remain available until the opening of the main raid in the Rise of Azshara content update.


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#177 - 2019/03/06 10:16:09 AM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post, including a significant change to the Twin-Pipe Buster Cannon:


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#178 - 2019/03/13 12:01:09 PM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post, including changes to Lady Jaina Proudmoore which are live in all regions:


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#179 - 2019/03/13 12:01:25 PM

A notable UI change in the update:
The Key Bindings for selecting a specific action bar page (shift+1-6), paging forward (shift+mousewheel up), and paging backward (shift+mousewheel down) have been reset. These can be re-bound in the Action Bar section of the Key Bindings menu.


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#180 - 2019/03/19 10:01:36 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with today’s hotfixes to World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth–


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#181 - 2019/03/25 10:18:12 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes, including several improvements for Brawler’s Guild:


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#182 - 2019/03/25 10:19:59 AM

Yes. We’re going to bring about ways to hide every slot. Except pants:


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#183 - 2019/03/27 03:21:19 PM

Once you have earned the Heritage armor, it remains in your transmog library regardless of the fate of the character who earned it.


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#184 - 2019/03/27 03:21:36 PM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes that are now live in World of Warcraft:


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#185 - 2019/03/27 03:21:59 PM

You can complete Part II of the Pathfinder achievement on any character, since Pathfinder Part I is account-wide.


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#186 - 2019/03/27 03:22:18 PM

The item-level cap will remain at 425 for the rest of Battle For Azeroth Season 2. The “+” indicates items that are eligible to Warforge in later seasons.


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#187 - 2019/03/28 10:01:45 AM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest, including a fix to the Flight Master’s Whistle:


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#188 - 2019/04/16 09:21:31 AM

We’re looking into this issue and preparing a hotfix for it.


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#189 - 2019/04/16 09:21:50 AM

The Zandalari Troll moonkin form dance is something we’re working on. We don’t have an exact timeframe for it, but rest assured: we have not forgotten it.


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#190 - 2019/04/16 09:22:16 AM

It looks like we’re still having this issue where THE MOTHERLODE!! is not awarding credit for “Emissary of War”.

We’re working on a fix for it, and don’t have an ETA just yet.


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#191 - 2019/04/16 09:24:09 AM

We’re working on some hotfixes to Epic Battlegrounds. These changes are not yet live, but should be ready for the game in the next few days:


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#192 - 2019/04/16 09:24:48 AM

We have a new blog post that details much of the Heart of Azeroth update coming in Rise of Azshara:


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#193 - 2019/04/16 09:25:40 AM

The Mount Equipment system will require that you have reached level 100 on one character. The equipment itself will require level 20 and will be account bound:


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#194 - 2019/04/19 09:28:28 AM

We’ve update our hotfixes blog post with the latest Battle for Azeroth hotfixes:


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#195 - 2019/04/30 09:17:26 AM

With hotfixes to all regions, we’ve made two adjustments to Mythic difficulty Uu’nat in Crucible of Storms. Uu’nat no longer can cast Oblivion Tear immediately following Unstable Resonance and the timing of Eyes of N’Zoth has been changed to coincide less with Unstable Resonance.


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#196 - 2019/05/02 09:38:06 AM

April 30th: We’ve applied two more hotfixes to Mythic difficulty Uu’nat in Crucible of Storms. Storm of Annihilation damage to players has been reduced by 20%, and the recast time of Insatiable Torment has been increased to 45 seconds (was 30 seconds).


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#197 - 2019/05/03 08:46:58 AM

This was an unintended consequence of a hotfix from earlier this week. We’ve deployed a second hotfix to ensure that both the damage and heal absorb are removed when it’s clicked off.


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#198 - 2019/05/03 08:47:21 AM

To address this, we made a live hotfix to Arathi Basin and Warsong Gulch about two hours ago. Thank you for the report.


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#199 - 2019/05/13 09:08:56 AM

We’re working on several adjustments to raid encounters that will go live with resets next week:


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#200 - 2019/06/24 12:23:28 PM

In Rise of Azshara, “The World Awaits” is updated to accept World Quest completions from Arathi Highlands and Darkshore.


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#201 - 2019/06/24 12:23:49 PM

We’ve adjusted the pathing of the airships in Seething Shore in the Rise of Azshara content update.


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#202 - 2019/06/24 12:24:10 PM

Progress toward rated PvP rewards, such as Vicious Saddles, will still be obtainable during the offseason.


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#203 - 2019/06/24 12:24:25 PM

In Rise of Azshara, we’ve corrected an issue that could cause players to be removed from combat as though they’d used their escape ability, even though they were still actively engaged in PvP combat.


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#204 - 2019/06/26 09:00:44 AM

You do not need to complete the War Campaign on a Tauren or Gnome. Any character that finishes the Campaign quest line unlocks the Heritage Armor quest line for the Tauren or Gnome on your account.


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#205 - 2019/06/26 09:01:02 AM

Earning Rank 3 of an Essence is a prerequisite to unlocking its Rank 4. At the same time, some activities that that are required for Rank 4, such as earning a 2400 rating in PvP, can be accumulated while you’re still at Ranks 1 and 2.


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#206 - 2019/07/01 09:24:56 AM

300 Reinforcements is correct amount for Ashran.


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#207 - 2019/07/01 09:25:21 AM

Yes! The Potion of Prosperity applies to all Battle for Azeroth potions you craft at Rank 3.


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#208 - 2019/07/01 09:25:40 AM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest Rise of Azshara hotfixes, including a number of fixes for new quests:


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#209 - 2019/07/10 09:11:16 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest live hotfixes to World of Warcraft, including a fix for Queen Azshara, Essence effects breaking stealth, and adjustments to Red and Yellow Punchcards:


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#210 - 2019/07/11 09:09:29 AM

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with today’s Rise of Azshara hotfixes, including fixes for several quests, World Quests, and a couple of battle pets:


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#211 - 2019/07/15 09:32:12 AM

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with today’s Rise of Azshara hotfixes, including fixes for Queen Azshara, the Tussle Tonks encounter, quest credit in the Heroic Warfront, and a significant increase to Blingtron 7000’s dueling capabilities: