06/08 - Recent In-Game Fixes

#0 - Aug. 6, 2009, 1:28 p.m.
Blizzard Post
Listed below are recent fixes we have applied to the game. Keep in mind that some of these changes may not be active until after the realm has been restarted.

To review previous in-game fixes, please visit: http://forums.wow-europe.com/thread.html?topicId=8246768669&sid=1

  • A new enchanting recipe, Abyssal Shatter, is now available on enchanting trainers.
  • Diminishing returns have once again been applied to taunt abilities as intended.
#1 - Aug. 7, 2009, 8:47 p.m.
Blizzard Post
Previous updates:

  • The weapon damage and armor of items dropped in the 5-man Coliseum Heroic version have been updated to match their item level.
  • Using Braxley's Backyard Moonshine will no longer trigger the regurgitation animation.
  • Wintergrasp Commendation and Commendation of Bravery can no longer be used inside any battlegrounds.
  • Kel'Thuzad should no longer cause some players to disconnect during the encounter.
  • Reginald Arcfire will no longer grant Horde players access to the Alliance auction house.
  • Epic gem recipes are now available from the following vendors in Shattrath:
    • - Kirembri Silvermane (Scryer)
      - Nemiha (Aldor)
      - Inessera (Aldor)
  • XT-002 Deconstructor will now spawn in fewer adds.
  • The Black Knight will now drop a Frozen Orb in heroic difficulty.
  • Razorgore can once again be controlled multiple times and defeated appropriately.

  • Prayer of Mending will now trigger Divine Aegis on the healed target and not the priest who cast Prayer of Mending.
  • Players on vehicles, when the Isle of Conquest battleground ends, will now properly receive the appropriate number of Isle of Conquest Marks of Honor.
  • General Vezax will now cast Shadow Crash slightly less frequently. He will also refrain from casting Searing Flames multiple times in succession.
  • Hand of Reckoning is no longer able to be used on targets that are immune to taunt, including players.

  • Several changes have been made to the Seaforium Bombs and Huge Seaforium Bombs:
    • - Seaforium Bombs and Huge Seaforium Bombs will now do less damage to players.
      - Seaforium Bombs and Huge Seaforium Bombs will now do more siege damage.
      - The respawn timer on Seaforium Bombs and Huge Seaforium Bombs have been reduced.
  • In the Flame Leviathan encounter, the Tower of Life buff will no longer remain active after the Tower of Life has been destroyed.

  • The melee damage of Acidmaw, Dreadscale and Icehowl, in the Northrend Beasts encounter, has been slightly reduced in the 10-player encounter.

  • Individual players will now only be able to build a vehicle in Wintergrasp once every two minutes.
  • Characters who are in vehicles now receive quest credit for the daily Call to Arms quest.

  • For both 10- and 25-player heroic modes, the Felflame Infernals and Mistresses of Pain will spawn a little quicker in the Lord Jaraxxus encounter.
  • Gormok the Impaler no longer attacks quickly after a parry in any difficulty.
  • Icehowl takes a bit longer to enter the arena in 10- and 25-player Heroic modes.
  • Icehowl takes longer to berserk in both 10- and 25-player Heroic modes.
  • Relentless Gladiator ranged weapons damage has been adjusted to the appropriate value for their item level.
  • Holy Wrath now has diminishing returns and shares this with all other stuns.

  • Icehowl is now be tauntable on both 10- and 25-player heroic difficulties.
  • In the Trial of the Crusader Anub’arak encounter, the frost patches created by destroying frost spheres will now last longer and should disappear only through the encounter’s mechanics and not by themselves.

  • The Tankard o’ Terror now drops from Coren Direbrew during the Brewfest event as intended.

  • The Faction Champions encounter in the normal 10-player and normal 25-player Trial of the Crusader instances have had a number of spells and abilities altered which should result in less overall damage.
  • The Anub'arak encounter has been changed on all difficulties. Anub’arak now attacks faster, the Nerubian Burrowers should hit a little harder, and their Expose Weakness ability now caps at 9 stacks.
  • Some season 7 arena weapons will now have a socket.
  • Threat of Thassarian will now properly halve the damage of Rune Strike for the off-hand strike.
  • Soulstone Resurrection now fades upon entering raid combat if the character who cast it is not present.
  • The Idle/Inactive debuff is now cleared upon round switches in Strand of the Ancients.
  • The Mistress of Pain will now target more accurately in the 25 man Heroic Jaraxxus encounter.
  • The damage of Hunter’s Volley ability has been increased.

  • The Val'kyr Twins will now heal for more in Heroic difficulties and ignore any heal dampening effects.
  • Koralon now pauses after casting Blazing Embers before casting Burning Breath.
  • Reclaimed Thunderstrike and Reinforced Thunderstrike will now properly grant attack power to Druids in Cat Form, Bear Form, and Dire Bear Form as listed in the item tooltip.
  • The experience gained in all Battlegrounds has been increased.

  • A new enchanting recipe, Abyssal Shatter, is now available on enchanting trainers.
  • Diminishing returns have once again been applied to taunt abilities as intended.