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Offline Shadowwolf

March 2013 Hotfixes
« on: March 06, 2013, 09:34:06 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 5

   Classes
  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Icy Talons now increases attack speed by 30% (was 25%).
      • Might of the Frozen Wastes now increases melee attack damage by 20% (was 15%).
      • Threat of Thassarian now increases the damage of Frost Strike by 50% (was 40%).
  • Monk
    • General
      • Stance of the Fierce Tiger now increases the damage done by 10% (was 20%).
    • Mistweaver
      • Mistweaver Monks no longer favor non-caster weapons with higher DPS on damage calculations for abilities that are based on weapon damage.
      • Muscle Memory is now automatically learned at level 20 (was level 65).
  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • Templar's Verdict should now work properly with Seal of Justice.
    • Holy PvP 4-piece set bonus no longer causes Eternal Flame to generate a charge of Holy Power.
  • Priest
    • General
      • Shadow Word: Pain now deals 25% more damage.
    • Discipline
      • Atonement healing granted from critical strikes now heal for the correct amount.
    • Shadow
      • Shadowy Apparitions will no longer pursue targets that are actively stealthed.
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • Assassin's Resolve now increases the Rogue's damage by 25% (was 20%).
  • Warlock
    • Destruction
      • Fire and Brimstone version of Incinerate now deals the correct amount of damage.
      • Shadowburn now properly generates 2 Burning Embers after killing a target that yields experience or honor.
   
   Quests
  • Fixed an issue where quest items could drop less frequently than intended.
  • Players should now be able to speak with Waterspeaker Gorai to complete the quest, [The Ritual].

   Creatures
  • Shapeshifted players should now be able to use Lightning Rods when fighting Electromancer Ju'le.
  • Risen Ancestors spawn rate has been increased.
   
   
   Pet Battles
  • Sleep effects should now break properly when a pet is attacked.
   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios   
   
   Items   
   
   Sunsong Ranch
   UI
  • Players should no longer see or hear chat from other player's NPCs during the introduction to the Isle of Thunder.

« Last Edit: March 06, 2013, 09:40:43 PM by Shadowwolf »
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Offline Shadowwolf

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 7, 2013
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2013, 01:29:14 AM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 7

   Classes
  • Hunter
  • Monk
    • [Chi Sphere] are no longer consumed by the Monk when they are at full Chi.
    • [Spear Hand Strike] now properly causes the target to be locked out of the school of the interrupted spell.
  • Priest
    • Holy/Discipline PvP 4-piece set bonus will no longer reduce the cooldown of [Silence] incorrectly.
   
   Quests
  • [Cleaning House]: Players should now be able to obtain credit for defeating Fizzy Yellow Alemental and complete the quest.
  • [Giant Dinosaur Bone]: This quest is now a proper daily quest and can only completed once each day.
  • [Plunder the Black Temple]: Door to the Den of Mortal Delights should now open properly when the player reaches the appropriate step in the quest.
  • [The Warren-Mother]: Players should now be able to obtain credit for defeating Chaufa and complete the quest.
  • [Where are My Reinforcements?]: Players should now be able to receive completion credit after speaking with Ban Bearheart.
   
   Creatures
  • Ra'sha now scales their health based on the number of players they're engaged in combat with.
  • Zandalari Prospect now properly drop loot.
   
   Pet Battles
  • Experience gains from winning a Pet Battle have been reduced.
  • Heirlooms and experience buffs will now correctly increase the amount of experience gained from winning a Pet Battle.
  • A brief explanation and list of exact changes to Pet Battle experience could be found here.
   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios   
   PvP   
   Professions   
   Items   
   Sunsong Ranch
  • The way to obtain Work Order quests on the Sunsong Ranch farm has changed. The quests will be given while harvesting crops, or by interacting with the drop-off crate.
  • Fixed an issue where players could be placed into the incorrect phase after abandoning the quest, [Inherit the Earth].
  • Fixed an issue where Occupied Soil would sometimes not update correctly or become non-interactive after clearing the associated Squatting Virmen.

« Last Edit: March 09, 2013, 01:33:19 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

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 11, 2013
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2013, 09:16:04 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 11

   Classes   
   Quests   
   Creatures
  • Players visiting a different realm are no longer eligible to receive loot from Oondasta or Nalak, The Storm Lord. A forum thread discussing the reasoning for this change have been created.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Oondasta to not award loot to some players.
  • Fetid Meat Pile now properly lets players that are sufficiently far away to drop out of combat.
  • Zandalari Dinomancers now have a much lower chance to drop the Zandalari Anklerender, Footslasher, Kneebiter, and Toenibbler.
   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • All raid bosses should now drop the appropriate number of tier tokens for Raid Finder, 10/25-player normal and heroic modes.
  • Fixed an issue where Luck of the Draw would sometimes be incorrectly applied to Challenge Mode groups.
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Combustion now deals 100% of the player’s damage to Primordius while the player is under the effects of Fully Mutated.
    • Reduced the health of The Council of Elders for 10-player normal and heroic mode.
    • Fixed an issue with Durumu the Forgotten where Life Drain's stun was not transferring correctly.
    • Reduced the health of the Gurubashi, Amani, Drakkari, and Farraki adds on the Horridon encounter.
    • Iron Qon for 25-player normal and heroic modes had the following change: The amount of damage dealt by Unleashed Flame and number of people needed to trigger Unleashed Flame had been reduced.
    • Iron Qon for 10/25-player normal modes had the following changes: Shatter damage have been reduced by 20%, damage from Arching Lightning have been reduced by 10%, and Rising Anger stacks more slowly.
  • Scholomance
    • Fixed an issue where Lilian Voss' Dark Blaze was invisible.
  • Temple of Ahn’Qiraj
    • The Prophet Skeram and any illusions created during the encounter no longer drop loot or provide reputation when killed. This is a temporary change to address an issue with the encounter.
   
   Battlegrounds
  • Fixed an issue with latency near the beginning of a Battleground.
   
   Professions
  • Blacksmithing
   
   Items   
   Bug Fixes
  • The [Skin of the Saurok] disguise in Ihgaluk Crag will no longer cancel Druid Moonkin and Tree of Life forms.
  • Fixed an issue where Worgen were unable to use [Two Forms] after crossing into a coalesced zone while in combat.

« Last Edit: March 13, 2013, 09:23:34 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

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 12, 2013
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2013, 09:28:10 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 12

   Classes

   Quests   
   Pet Battles
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • Our lead encounter designer offers their thoughts on feedback regarding raid boss hotfixes.
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Horridon
      • Reduced the health of adds in the Horridon encounter by 15% for 10-player normal mode and 10% for 25-player normal mode.
    • Lei Shen
      • Fixed an issue where images of Past Self created by Alter Time could be killed during the encounter.
    • Megaera
      • Reduced the health of Megaera's heads in 10-player normal and heroic modes.
    • Zandalari Council
      • Kazra'jin's Reckless Charge should no longer hit players twice at the point of impact.
  • Scholomance
    • Fixed an issue in Challenge Mode where players may not receive credit for killing Lilian Voss.

   PvP
  • Malevolent Gladiator's Endgame now matches Malevolent Gladiator's Reprieve in PvP Power and PvP Resilience. The additional 274 PvP Power has been replaced with 274 PvP Resilience.
      
   Battlegrounds
  • Secondary stats on heirloom items should now scale correctly while inside a Battleground.
      
   Items
  • Protections for unlucky streaks have been added for trinkets that use the RPPM (real procs per minute) system.
    • Activation chance for trinket effects on a pull has been increased.
    • Every time the trinket fails to activate, there's an increasing chance that it will activate.
    • Increased the activation chance for agility and strength trinkets from Throne of Thunder by 10%.
    • Increased the activation chance for intellect and spirit trinkets from Throne of Thunder by 5%.

   Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where players may be unable to obtain Isle of Thunder daily quests for Stage 2.
  • Fixed an issue where some players may be unable to loot Isle of Thunder rare spawns.
  • Players will no longer get dismounted when flying over the Shrine of Goldrinn.

« Last Edit: March 13, 2013, 09:39:01 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

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 14, 2013
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2013, 09:32:50 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 14

   Classes
  • Monk
    • [Chi Wave] should now correctly bounce between targets that are in range.

   Creatures   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • The time for players to decide if they want to use a bonus roll has been increased to 3 minutes.
   
   PvP
  • Conquest quartermasters should now be properly stocked with PvP rings, amulets, and trinkets.

   Professions
  • Thunderforges on the Isle of Thunder can now also function as a normal anvil and forge.
  • Archeology

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

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 15, 2013
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2013, 09:17:40 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 15

   Classes   
   Quests
  • [Be Raptor]: Fixed an issue where the final cutscene may not display correctly. Players should now be able to obtain completion credit and turn the quest in.
  • [Liquid Gold]: Players should now be able to loot supply crates and complete the quest.
  • [Lunk's Adventure: Rendan's Weakness]: Iron Summit Guards should now join the conga line, allowing players to complete the quest.
   
   Creatures
  • Arcanital Mara'kah's barrier spell now lasts 30 seconds, up from 20 seconds.
  • Players of both factions are now eligible to receive loot from Nalak when at least one of the factions has fully unlocked the Isle of Thunder.
   
   Pet Battles
  • Resilient should now properly prevent Critter pets from being stunned by Rupture.
   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Council of Elders
      • Fixed an issue where the Council of Elders did not always drop 2 items on 10-player normal mode.
    • Durumu the Forgotten
      • Azure Fogs are now no longer able to be damaged by area-of-effect spells when they are not revealed.
    • Twin Consorts
      • Suen's Fan of Flames now has a 50-yard range.
   
   PvP
  • [Tyrannical Conquest] achievement for both factions now requires a character to obtain 25,000 Conquest points in Season 13, down from 27,000 Conquest. The tooltip and progress indicator will still display that the character needs 27,000 Conquest. This will be fixed in a future patch.

   Items
   UI
  • Fixed an issue where stage progression on the world map for Isle of Thunder was not displaying correctly for players outside the isle.
  • Reduced the amount of spam on Local Defense - Isle of Thunder channel while engaging Kirin Tor or Sunreaver NPCs.
   
   Bug Fixes
  • Using a potion while under Stealth/Invisibility no longer causes the potion to go on permanent cooldown.

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


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Re: March 2013 Hotfixes
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2013, 01:39:20 AM »
Interesting to read without having played in quite a while:
Shadow Word: Pain now deals 25% more damage.
followed later by
Shadow Word: Pain now deals 25% less damage.

Here's to hoping to play again soon!   :Fosters_Pack:


Offline Shadowwolf

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 19, 2013
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2013, 08:38:32 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 19

   Classes
  • Monk
    • Tier-15 Mistweaver 2-piece set bonus should now increase the healing of Renewing Mist by the correct amount.
  • Paladin
    • [Hand of Purity] no longer reduces the damage dealt by effects that ignore immunities.
   
   Quests
  • [Captive Audience]: Fixed an issue with Rune Prisons that prevented new captives from spawning.

   Creatures
  • Summonable bosses on the Isle of Thunder now leash back instead of despawning when pulled too far from their spawn point.
  • Zandalari Warbringers are now immune to crowd control and interrupt effects.
  • Fixed an issue where some players may not receive loot after defeating Nalak.
   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • Mogu'shan Vaults
    • Increased the time before the gate to closes while engaging Feng the Accursed to 8 seconds, up from 3 seconds.
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Council of Elders
      • Reduced the penalty to damage taken from the Shadowed Soul debuff from 5% to 3% per stack on 10-player Heroic mode.
    • Dark Animus
      • Dark Animus will now use its abilities at more consistent intervals.
      • Interrupting Jolt now deals less damage on 10/25-player Heroic mode.
      • Explosive Slam now deals significantly less damage on 10-player Heroic mode.
      • Fixed an issue where Matter Swap could sometimes teleport players beneath the world.
    • Ji-Kun
      • Fixed an issue where Bore Worms would remain submerged.
      • Fixed an issue where Bow Fly Swarms would enter combat while remaining out of melee range.
    • Lei Shen
      • Fixed an issue where players defeating Lei Shen did not receive credit towards the Pinnacle of Storms achievement.
    • Megaera
      • Reduced the damage dealt by Megaera’s breaths and Ignite Flesh on 10-player Normal mode.
      • Reduced the damage dealt by Rampage on 10-player Normal mode.
   
   PvP
  • Season 13 Tyrannical weapons had their item levels increased to ilevel 498, up from ilevel 493, to match Season 12 Elite weapons.
  • Season 13 Malevolent Honor gear now gives more Stamina, making them comparable to Season 12 counterparts.

   Battlegrounds
  • Eye of the Storm: Horde teams are now being awarded the proper amount of victory points when holding 3 towers.
   
   Items   
   UI
  • There should no longer be a delay in displaying Isle of Thunder stage progression status on the World Map.

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

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 21, 2013
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2013, 09:33:29 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 21

   Classes
   Quests
  • [The Crumbled Chamberlain]: Statue pieces now do not despawn when looted, allowing other players to loot the statue piece as well.
  • [Stone Cold]: Fixed an issue where players were unable to interact with Grave Guardian statues.

   Creatures
  • Oondastas for everyone! Oondasta now respawns much more frequently.
  • Exchange Guards have resumed their stance of not interfering with players engaged in Horde/Alliance hostilities(PvP combat).
   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Gastropod should now favor attackers that are at range.
    • Reduced the amount of creatures in the area leading up to Ji-Kun in Raid Finder.
    • Fixed an issue where players winning a bonus roll after defeating Iron Qon on Heroic mode could receive a non-heroic version of the tier token.
    • Fixed an issue where damage from Lei Shen's Crashing Thunder, Lightning Whip, Overcharge and Discharged Energy was not being reduced by Feint.
    • Twin Consorts
      • Reduced the health of Suen and Lu'lin in 25-player Heroic mode.
  • Icecrown Citadel
    • Fixed an issue where Master Looters were unable to assign Shadowfrost Shards to another player.
  • Temple of Ahn'Qiraj
    • The Prophet Skeram has loot again and no longer creates illusions for now. He'll be back to normal in a future patch.
   
   Items
  • Increased the cast time to perform the ritual for summonable bosses using [Shan'ze Ritual Stone] on the Isle of Thunder from 2 seconds to 5 seconds.
  • All uncommon(green) item drops from the Isle of Thunder should now be disenchantable.
  • [Darkmoon Whistle] should no longer cause other players to drop out of stealth.
  • [Essence of the Breeze] should now only usable while on the continent of Pandaria.

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

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 27, 2013
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2013, 08:55:45 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 27


   Classes   
   Creatures   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Fixed an issue where bracers with a random secondary stat may be awarded to the wrong role through Raid Finder or bonus roll.
    • Fixed an issue where zone drops were incorrectly disenchanting into [Haunting Spirit].
   
   Items   
   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


Offline Shadowwolf

March 2013 Hotfixes - March 29, 2013
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2013, 10:43:07 PM »
Quote from: Blizzard staff
March 29


   Classes   
   Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • Ji-Kun's Feed Young ability should now be slightly easier to intercept.
  • [To the Skies!]: Fixed an issue where the Hail of Arrows debuff not being removed after defeating Beastmaster Horaki.

   Items

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