Regional FlagPTR Known Issues List (9/18/2010)Source
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#0 - 2010/09/18 11:14:46 PM
This is a listing of some of the known issues for World of Warcraft Patch 4.0.0.

  • This list is not complete, and will not include all issues.
  • The issues listed here are frequently reported issues that will be addressed at a later date via a client patch.

General Issues

  • Quitting a guild will cause a client crash for all other online guild members
  • Characters can become visually stuck in an animation pose
  • Sending a whisper to players from different servers will show the wrong name in the chat logs
  • You are unable to see the corpses of players from other servers inside of an instance or battleground
  • You are unable to party chat with players from other servers inside instances of battlegrounds
  • Mounts (both flying and ground) cannot be used in several parts of the world.
  • Some trainers are not functioning properly.
  • Robes do not have durability.
  • Player portraits are incorrectly lit
  • Trainers are not displaying portraits
  • Random battleground queues do not work for players below level 80
  • Pet health is not being correctly restored after dismounting
  • Launching your client with your sound card disabled may assert your client
  • New battleground level brackets are not yet implemented

User Interface

  • Modifying guild news filters that do not apply to current news items causes the news items to swap positions in the list
  • Player names show up as “Unknown” in guild news if they are offline
  • There is a LUA error when scrolling through bank tab permissions with over 5 bank tabs
  • The 7th bank tab cost is incorrect
  • Filtering a profession prevents you from seeing the bottom recipe


  • Rank 2 of Killing Streak is triggering the effect of rank 1
  • Some priest talents can be talented into before fully talenting into their prerequisites.
  • Some Hunter talents can be talented into before fully talenting into their prerequisites.
  • Conflagrate is doing less damage than it should be
  • Strand of the Ancients is not working correctly for the attacking or defending teams.
  • Players are unable to get the Veteran buff when joining a Tol Barad battle after it has started.
  • The spell effect visuals for Healing Rain and Earthquake look awkward when cast on a staircase or a steep incline.
  • Dreamstate is not correctly benefiting Innervate
  • Demon Soul removes Metamorphosis
  • Entangling Roots spell visual is persisting in the ground after it wears off of a target
  • Burning embers is not functioning correctly
  • Rank 2 of Jinx: Curse of the Elements is drastically reducing damage taken by the target
  • Glyph of Renew is reducing healing output
  • Glyph of Holy Nova is not working
  • Runic Corruption can cause the visual cooldown of runes to become incorrect
  • Glyph of Spirit Tap does not work
  • Spiritual Focus only increases hit rating for spells, not melee attacks
  • The healing value from Devour Magic by a felhunter is not correct
  • Several periodic abilities are not benefiting from haste
  • Glyph of Shadowburn is not functioning
  • Rank 1 of Improved Tracking has a “NNF” tag
  • The final heal of Lifebloom does not benefit from Gift of Nature
  • Drain Life is not restoring the correct amount of health
  • Archangel Wings are incorrectly placed on some character models
  • Rank 1 of Impending Doom causes Bane of Doom to fall off early
  • Psychic Scream is only causing one target to flee
  • Attack is not placed on the warlock pet bars
  • Thunderstruck is not stacking its buff and is returning an error message
  • The glyph of Lifebloom critical strike chance increase is not working
  • The spell effect for Solar Beam is not consistent with its radius of effect
  • Anaimiss the Hive Queen and Harakiss the Infestor do not scale down properly when tamed
  • Owl’s Focus is not functioning
  • Culling the Herd is not proccing
  • Ritual of Refreshment is not functioning
  • Shaman totems cannot be recalled

Raids and Dungeons

  • Algalon’s platform is no longer transparent
  • Dynamically changing the difficulty in the Halion encounter will break the Twilight Orbs
  • Some trash pulls in Icecrown citadel are under the world
  • Several raid and dungeon bosses are despawning immediately when dying
  • Several bosses are not correctly rewarding Justice Points when killed
  • Harvested Soul does not show up on the Lich King’s buff bar


  • Several tradeskill items are incorrectly requiring some specialized professions to learn
  • Some leatherworking recipes disappear from the trainer window after you close the training window
  • Fishing is unlearned when you log out


  • Players may suddenly die while running around Thunder Bluff

Bug Fixes

  • Creature damage has been readjusted
  • UI windows from interacting with NPCs should correctly close when moving away from the NPC
  • Insect Swarm should be trainable and usable now
  • The Mage talent cauterize can cause players to die in a duel
  • It is possible to mark yourself At War with your guild in the reputation window.
  • Floating Combat Text is not functioning.
  • Bane of Doom does not summon a Demon Guardian.
  • Heart of the Phoenix does not revive a hunter’s pet after it dies.
  • Ritual of Summoning does not actually create a Summoning Stone.
  • The client may lock up after finishing an Alterac Valley or Isle of Conquest game.
  • Players are unable to have more than 40 honor at once.
  • Experience gained from completing Battleground objectives is very low.
  • Several cloaks are displayed incorrectly on draenei females.
  • Removing a member from an Arena team will crash your client.
  • First Aid recipes are not showing up in the Spellbook once learned.