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Patch 4.2 PTR updates for June 6

Patch 4.2 PTR has been updated with a few new numbers on some spells and some minor rewording. Of note, hunters are getting a Black Arrow buff, mages are getting a minor Arcane Blast damage nerf, and Brazie's Sunflower is now updated to let you know that it, indeed, sings.

A new staff, Sho'ravon, Greatstaff of Annihilation, has been found as a drop from Ragnaros. Looks like Sho'ravon is every other caster's consolation prize for not getting Dragonwrath.

Hit the jump for all the changes.

  • Thrash: Deals AP*0.0982+932 to AP*0.0982+1150 damage, and causes all targets within 8 yards to bleed for (AP * 0.0167 + 581 * 3) damage over 6 sec.
  • Black Arrow: Fires a Black Arrow at the target, dealing 2850 Shadow damage over 15 sec. Black Arrow shares a cooldown with other Fire Trap spells.
  • Arcane Blast: Blasts the target with energy, dealing 1625 to 1887 Arcane damage. Each time you cast Arcane Blast, the damage of Arcane Blast and Arcane Explosion is increased by 10%, Arcane Blast casting time is reduced by 0.1 sec and Arcane Blast mana cost is increased by 150%. Effect stacks up to 4 times and lasts 6 sec or until any Arcane damage spell except Arcane Blast or Arcane Explosion is cast.
  • Hemorrhage: An instant strike that deals 155% weapon damage ((155 * 1.45)% if a dagger is equipped) and causes the target to take 30% additional damage from Bleed effects for 1 min. Awards 1 combo point.
Companion Pets
  • Brazie's Sunflower: Right Click to summon and dismiss Brazie's Singing Sunflower.

The news is already rolling out for the upcoming WoW Patch 4.2! Preview the new Firelands raid, marvel at the new legendary staff, and get the inside scoop on new quest hubs -- plus new Tier 12 armor!

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