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Offline Shadowwolf

December 2012 Hotfixes
« on: December 06, 2012, 10:01:03 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
December 5

   Quests   
   Pet Battles
  • The pet ability Ghostly Bite now has a 4 round cooldown (was 3).
  • The Crow on Darkmoon Island can now be captured. This pet cannot be caged for sale.
  • Newly purchased Darkmoon Hatchlings will now be of Rare quality.
  • The Darkmoon Glowfly, Clouded Hedgehog, Silent Hedgehog, and Jungle Grub can now be encountered in all qualities.
      
   Brawler's Guild
  • Disruptron Mk. 3R-Alpha will no longer abandon the fight prematurely.
  • Crush should no longer reset unexpectedly during his Brawls.
  • Picking up Meatball's Strange Energy now benefits the Brawler's nearby pet as well.
  • Brawler's Guild statisticians will no longer reset their data on a weekly basis.
  • Starfall will no longer strike undamaged Power Crystals in the Millhouse Manastorm encounter.
  • The Brawler title is now permanent.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed spectators to heal the pets of competitors that are inside a Brawl arena.
   
   Items   
   Creatures
  • Pandaren Campaign
    • Domination Point Elites hired using the Guard Contract: Tower now have the same health as their Alliance counterparts.
    • Bloodhilt Honorguards and Dominance Snipers at Dominance Point will no longer respawn too quickly.
    • Shieldwall Stormcallers no longer incorrectly use Bloodlust.
    • Shieldwall Marines no longer use their knockback effect too frequently.
    • Dwarven Mortar Team Engineers no longer use Wrench Strike.
  • Child of Chi-Ji in Krasarang Wilds will no longer evade after a brief pursuit, and no longer cast Blackout Kick.
  • Warlord Bloodhilt
    • Warlord Bloodhilt will no longer cast Bloody Knives on players that are no longer in combat with him.
    • Internal Bleeding can no longer be manually removed by right-clicking the effect. Instead, it is necessary to use the Rip It Out! ability.
   
      
   Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
  • A Little Patience
    • Defeating Commander Scargash will now cause his Kor'Kron Elite guards to depart (and not photo-bomb the follow-up cinematic.)
  • Dagger in the Dark
    • Slaying Broodmaster Noshi while he is casting will no longer sometimes prevent players from progressing through this Scenario.
   
   Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that could cause multiple Gnolls to emerge from a single barrel when playing the Whack-A-Gnoll Darkmoon Faire carnival game.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause some players to experience reduced performance in Silvermoon City.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause certain mounts to count double toward mount collection achievements.
  • Classes
    • General
      • Fixed an issue that could prevent Bloodlust, Heroism, Ancient Hysteria, and Time Warp from taking effect when cast simultaneously with another, similar, effect.
    • Death Knight
      • Fixed an issue that could cause Death Grip, when modified with Glyph: Tranquil Grip, to work on inappropriate targets.
      • After a Death Knight benefits from Purgatory, the resulting Perdition debuff now correctly shows its 3 minute timer.
    • Hunter
      • Improved Serpent Sting now deals the correct amount of damage.
    • Priest
      • Fixed an issue that could cause Atonement to attempt to heal invalid targets.
      • Atonement critical heals will now properly take effect on allies within 40 yards of the original target.
    • Shaman
      • Glyph: Totemic Encirclement will no longer sometimes prevent the talent Totemic Restoration from functioning.
    • Warlock
      • The Warlock's 2 piece Sha-Skin Regalia set bonus properly increases the damage of the Malefic Grasp version of Corruption by 10%, and will no longer sometimes deal too much damage.
    • Warrior
      • Safeguard will no longer sometimes take effect on allies that are out of line of sight, out of range, or unreachable.

« Last Edit: December 06, 2012, 10:09:37 PM by Shadowwolf »
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Offline Shadowwolf

December 2012 Hotfixes - December 10, 2012
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2012, 09:14:37 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
December 10

   Classes
   
      Mage
  • Critical Mass now multiplies the critical strike chance of Fireball, Frostfire Bolt, Pyroblast, and Scorch by 1.3 (was 1.25).
  • Inferno Blast now spreads Ignite, Pyroblast, and Combustion to 3 surrounding targets.
   
   Quests      
   Pet Battles
  • The Battle Pet ability Stone Rush now has a 1 round cooldown (was 0).
  • The [Cinder Kitten] now haz increased health. It looks like that armor helps a little after all.
  • Several Battle Pets now appear during times of day more appropriate to their ecology.
  • Singing Crickets are now considered Rare pets. This change does not apply to pets that have already been acquired.
  • Silithid Hatchlings should now be less elusive.

   Brawler's Guild
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Zen'shar's Eyes of Warding to persist after he despawns.

   
   Professions
   Items   
   Creatures
   Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
  • Normal and Heroic mode raid bosses now grant 40 Valor Points each upon being defeated.
  • Terrace of Endless Spring
    • Tsulong
      • Elemental Shaman will now always be properly eligible for loot after defeating the Raid Finder version of this encounter.
    • Mogu'shan Vaults
      • The floor of Elegon's chamber should now always reappear after he is defeated.
   
   Bug Fixes
  • Classes
    • Hunter
      • Pets
        • The Sporebat's [Energizing Spores] ability will no longer stack with other similar sources of spell haste.
    • Monk
    • Priest
      • Fixed an issue that could cause Rapture to stop activating normally if it was triggered while the Priest was subject to crowd control.
    • Shaman
      • Fixed an issue that allowed several spells and abilities to continue to be available while Hexed.
    • Warlock
      • Damage from Rain of Fire will no longer prevent enemy players from capturing flag objectives.
      • Havoc will no longer duplicate attacks directed against targets that are affected by Banish or Cyclone. These attacks will not consume any charges of the spell.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause in-game cut-scenes to be skipped when sound is disabled.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed players below level 85 to see and loot certain Treasures of Pandaria.
  • Fixed an issue that could allow the Healing Ward provided by Vol'jin during the Dagger in the Dark Scenario to function outside of the instance.

« Last Edit: December 13, 2012, 12:55:05 AM by Shadowwolf »
Come to the darkside, we have cookies.
"A flute with no holes is not a flute, and a donut with no hole is a danish" - Chevy Chase as Ty Webb in Caddyshack
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."- Dr. Suess


Offline Shadowwolf

December 2012 Hotfixes - December 11, 2012
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2012, 12:35:30 AM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
December 11

   Classes
   Quests
   PvP
  • The [Battle Fatigue] healing reduction debuff has been increased to 30% (was 15%).
   
   Creatures
  • The Mogu enemies in the Ruins of Ogudei now correctly drop loot when slain.
   
   Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
  • Creatures in the Molten Core, Blackwing Lair, and Ahn'Qiraj raid dungeons now deal damage according to their intended pre-Mists of Pandaria melee damage values.
   
   Bug Fixes
  • Several abilities that should break on damage will now correctly have a chance to break when damage is absorbed, including: Psychic Scream, Hex, Howl of Terror, Intimidating Shout, Blinding Light, Frost Nova, Freeze, Ring of Frost, Entangling Roots, and Mass Entanglement.

Come to the darkside, we have cookies.
"A flute with no holes is not a flute, and a donut with no hole is a danish" - Chevy Chase as Ty Webb in Caddyshack
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."- Dr. Suess


Offline Shadowwolf

December 2012 Hotfixes - December 13, 2012
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2012, 05:24:48 PM »
Quote From: Blizzard (Source)
December 13

   Classes
  • Mage
    • [Frost Bomb] will now detonate after 4 seconds (was 6 seconds), and the damage it deals to other players has been reduced by 20%.
   
   Quests
  • Players that leave the area during the ending sequence of [Heart Of The Alliance] will no longer be placed into the wrong phase.
   
   Pet Battles
  • Players that have earned the Achievement [Taming the World] should now receive a [Safari Hat] in the mail.
  • Lower level pets involved in Pet Battles with higher level team mates will now receive full experience from victorious battles.
  • Darkmoon Hatchlings, Red Crickets, and Singing Crickets that were previously of lower quality should now be Rare quality.

   Items
   Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
  • Heart of Fear
    • Grand Empress Shek'zeer
      • The Empress now always drops three tier-set tokens and three non-set items in the 25 player Heroic mode version of this encounter.
   
   Bug Fixes
  • The Guild Perk, [Ride Like the Wind], should now properly increase flight path speeds by 25% in Pandaria.
  • Classes

« Last Edit: December 19, 2012, 05:27:44 PM by Shadowwolf »
Come to the darkside, we have cookies.
"A flute with no holes is not a flute, and a donut with no hole is a danish" - Chevy Chase as Ty Webb in Caddyshack
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."- Dr. Suess


Offline Shadowwolf

December 2012 Hotfixes - December 21, 2012
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2012, 02:01:15 AM »
Quote From: Blizzard (Source)
December 21

   Classes
  • Paladin
    • The self heal from Seal of Insight will trigger approximately 33% more often.
   
   Quests   
   Items   
   Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
  • Terrace of the Endless Spring
    • Protectors of the Endless
      • The damage dealt by Touch of Sha no longer increases for each Protector that is defeated in the Heroic mode version of this encounter.
  • Heart of Fear
    • Grand Empress Shek’zeer
      • The damage dealt by Corrupted Dissonance, Sonic Discharge, and Cry of Terror has been reduced by approximately 10% in the Heroic mode version of this encounter.
  • Mogu'shan Vaults
    • Elegon
      • In the normal mode version of this encounter, Cosmic Sparks will deal less melee damage, Elegon will now use Materialize Protector less often, and the Overloaded effect that Elegon gains when an Empyreal Focus is destroyed now grants significantly less haste.
   
   Bug Fixes

Come to the darkside, we have cookies.
"A flute with no holes is not a flute, and a donut with no hole is a danish" - Chevy Chase as Ty Webb in Caddyshack
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."- Dr. Suess