Patch Hotfixes: August 22

August 22


Hotfixes

Classes

Death Knight

  • Rune of Razorice now correctly increases the damage of some previously unaffected Frost abilities.
  • Unholy
    • Clawing Shadows damage has been changed to 130% weapon damage (was 150% Attack Power) and now requires facing the target.

Demon Hunter

  • Havoc
    • Demon Blades now generates 12-20 Fury (was 15-20).

Druid

  • Balance
    • Blessing of Elune now increases Astral Power generation by 25% (was 40%).
    • Blessing of An'she now grants 2 Astral Power every 3 seconds (was 2 Astral Power every 2.5 seconds).
    • Lunar Strike now generates 12 Astral Power (was 10).
    • Mastery: Starlight bonus has been increased to 2%/point (was 1.75%).
    • Moonfire and Sunfire DoT damage has been decreased to 50% per tick (was 55%).
    • Shooting Stars gives 4 Astral Power (was 5).
    • Solar Wrath now generates 8 Astral Power (was 6).
    • Developer's Note: We shifted some Astral Power generation from the level 90 talent row into the baseline spec. This both improves gameplay sub level 90 and reduces reliance on these talents at max level.
  • Guardian
    • Nature‚Äôs Guardian now increases health and healing received by 4% (was 8%). The Mastery amount has also been reduced accordingly.
    • Ironfur now increases Armor by 100% (was 75%).

Mage

  • Arcane
    • Arcane Blast mana cost has been decreased to 3.0% base mana (was 3.2%).
  • Fire
    • Cinderstorm will no longer consume additional stacks of Ice Floes when damage occurs.
    • Fire Mage critical strike chance has been increased by 5%.
    • Critical Mass multiplier has been decreased to 1.1 (was 1.3).
    • Developer's Note: We shifted some critical strike chance from a multiplier on gear to a flat bonus. This brings the value of critical strike for Fire closer to other stats and also limits the very high amounts of critical strike chance that can be reached with certain gear.

Monk

  • Mistweaver
    • Renewing Mist mana cost increased to 3.0% base mana (was 2.8%).
    • Mastery: Gust of Mist now heals for 10% per Spell Point (was 8.5%).

Paladin

  • Paladin
    • Divine Steed can no longer be used while Hexed.
    • Holy: Rule of Law now correctly effects Bestow Faith and Holy Prism.
    • Rule of Law now has a short cooldown to prevent the accidental use of both charges.

Priest

  • Discipline
    • Penance mana cost has been reduced to 2.8% base mana (was 3%).
    • Mastery: Absolution now gives 1.5% per point (was 1.4%).
  • Holy
    • Body and Mind is no longer castable while Silenced.

Rogue

  • Death from Above will no longer refund excess combo points if the player is using Anticipation.
  • Assassination
    • Agonizing Poison now stacks 5 times (was 4).
    • Deadly Poison instant damage has been increased to 17% Attack Power (was 14.2%).
    • Envenom damage has been increased to 60% Attack Power per point (was 50%).
    • Master Poisoner bonus damage has been decreased to 30% (was 40%).
    • Rupture damage has been decreased to 25% Attack Power (was 30%).
    • Developer's Note: We shifted some damage from Rupture into poison affects to increase the significance of poisons in the rotation and help poison-oriented talents better compete with bleed-oriented talents.

Shaman

  • Enhancement
    • Windfury base proc rate has been increased to 10% (was 5%.)
    • Rockbiter damage has been increased to 155% Attack Power (was 135%).
    • Lightning Bolt (Enhancement) damage has been increased to 30% Spell Power (was 25%).
    • Earthen Spike debuff damage has been increased to 15% (was 10%).
    • Developer's Note: We increased Maelstrom generation slightly, by making Windfury proc more often.
  • Elemental
    • Storm Elemental Wind Gust now generates 10 Maelstrom per cast (was 8).
    • Frost Shock damage has been increased slightly to 56% (was 52%).
    • Liquid Magma Totem damage has been increased to 80% (was 70%)).

Warlock

  • Destruction
    • Havoc now duplicates Channel Demonfire bolts cast on other targets.

Bug Fixes

Demon Invasions

  • Fixed a bug causing several creatures and/or their abilities to not scale properly to player level.

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