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Patch 5.0.5 Hotfixes for September 28

Patch 505 Hotfixes for September 28
A new set of hotfixes have been announced by Blizzard for September 28th. They include various fixes to pet battles, including the repair of a bug that caused pets to inadvertently skip turns, and a fix to get the Win Streak achievement to function as expected.

Hit the break for the full set of hotfixes!

Hotfixes - September 28
  • Classes
    • Vengeance now ignores overkill damage.
    • Arcane Torrent now returns 2% of base mana (was previously an unintended 6%).
    • Priest
      • Void Shift can no longer be cast on Dominate Mind targets.
      • The priest Season 12 four-piece healer set bonus can now only be consumed by the priest that applied it.
      • The priest Season 12 two-piece healer set bonus should now grant Diamond Soul buff to other players when Power Word: Shield is cast on them.
    • Rogue
      • Blind should always land as intended. Other players should not be able to dodge, block, or parry Blind.
      • A priest's psyfiend's Psychic Terror should no longer affect targets under a Rogue's Smoke Bomb.
    • Warrior
      • Second Wind no longer interrupts a Warrior who is eating or sitting down.
  • Creatures
    • Thieving Plainshawks in Valley of the Four Winds now cast Peck while in combat with players and no longer cast Steal Weapon.
    • The humanoids of Pandaria are no longer devoid of coin, and level 86-90 creatures are now occasionally carrying a Vine-Cracked Junkbox in one of their pockets.
    • The Hozen Diver in Jade Forest now has 271k health as opposed to the 135k he had before.
    • Cheung the Stablemaster should now do the duties of a stablemaster, as expected.
  • Items
    • An appropriate amount of spell power has been added to Masterwork Forgewire Axe, Amber Spine of Klaxxi'vess, Amber Saber of Klaxxi'vess, and Forgewire Axe.
    • Zen Alchemist Stone should now work as intended.
    • Mysterious Camel Figurines should again provide the player with the ability to see Dormus.
    • The Quilen Statuette now has an item level of 463 (was 384).
    • Ancient Pandaren Fishing Charm should work as intended to give the player a chance to catch additional fish.
  • Pet Battles
    • Turn inputs should no longer sometimes be inadvertently skipped, causing only one pet to take action that turn.
    • Conceding in a random PVP Pet Battle should now count as a loss.
    • State-dependent abilities should now properly require that the state be present to gain their bonus effects.
    • Strong and Pristine Traps should now properly be awarded when the corresponding achievement is obtained.
    • The Achievement "Win Streak" should now function as expected, and be awarded to players who win 25 consecutive Pet Battles.
  • Quests
    • Players should be able to complete "Burning Down the House" as expected.
    • "SI:7 Report: Fire From the Sky" should always eject the player from Sully "The Pickle" McLeary's vehicle, and can be completed even if the player dies and returns to camp before completing Sully's event.
    • "Last Toll of the Yaungol" should only provide you with Xiao Tu's companionship while you are in Hatred's Vice.
    • Players who slip and fall from Serpent's Overlook while on the quest "The Seal is Broken" should be able to find their way back to Serpent's Spine by first returning to Grookin Hill or Pearlfin Village. Do watch your step!
    • All of the trainers for both the Horde and Alliance versions of "Battle Pet Tamers: Cataclysm" and "Battle Pet Tamers: Pandaria" now properly apply pet recovery once defeated.
    • "Sha Can Awe" quest NPCs should only apply their Languor effect on players who are currently on that quest.
    • "Gardener Fran and the Watering Can" now includes a bit more guidance for new horticulturists.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Loving a Shore Crab in Azshara ... as you do ... now properly counts towards the Achievement "To All The Squirrels I've Loved Before".
    • The Luck of the Lotus buff should provide a chance to find Plundered Treasure as intended.
    • Crossing a zone boundary while traveling by boat or zeppelin on a multi-passenger mount should no longer result in players being removed from the transport, but may still dismount the passengers from the multi-passenger mount.
    • Players can no longer access different Pandaria daily quests by visiting other realms.
    • Players visiting other realms via RealID or Battletag groups will no longer receive loot from the Salyis's Warband encounter.



It's open warfare between Alliance and Horde in Mists of Pandaria, World of Warcraft's next expansion. Jump into five new levels with new talents and class mechanics, try the new monk class, and create a pandaren character to ally with either Horde or Alliance. Look for expansion basics in our Mists FAQ, or dig into our spring press event coverage for more details!

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