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10-31-2008 @ 2:21PM
What about the autoattack/autoshot bug? This one was just as annoying. If you have autoattack/autoshot enabled in your user interface, then the game will automagically select the next nearest target for you if your current target happens to die while casting something like steady shot on it. This plus the new behavior for defensive mode causes lots of trouble.
10-31-2008 @ 2:26PM
Agreed. I've been trying to grin and bear it with respect to this one ever since the patch, but I really really like the way this worked pre-patch and I hope it's considered a bug that will be fixed and not a feature that's working as intended.
10-31-2008 @ 2:45PM
Thank jebus I'm not the only one this is happening to. Yes, Blizz, fix this!
10-31-2008 @ 3:49PM
My solution: Put pet on passive and use a macro with Hunter's Mark to make pet attack the designated target (mouse select or tab-target to get to the next target)plusInterface Options -> Combat:Disable the option that talks about auto cast and auto shot.I still don't like the "Defensive means pets auto-attack", but this is at least my normal Instance/Raid behaviour restored to me.
10-31-2008 @ 4:09PM
M: The autocast autoshot option is indeed the toggle for the behavior mentioned, however, it comes with its own problems: if you disable it, autoshot will again be clipped by steady shot.Blizzard has acknowledged this one, and apparently fixed it on the PTR, but for now, the best bet to leave the option on and try not to be clicking steady shot too frantically when the target dies.
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