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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for October 2

Patch 54 hotfixes for October 2
Blizzard's official blog has been updated with a gigantic new list of hotfixes for patch 5.4. Included are tweaks and adjustments for death knights, druids, monks, paladins, priests, warlocks and warriors, as well as some changes to the Timeless Isle. In addition, many Siege of Orgrimmar encounters have also received adjustments as well.
  • General Nazgrim has had several aspects of his encounter reduced slightly in Raid Finder difficulty, including health, damage, and rage gained.
  • Bonkers can now be sold to vendors for 25 gold.
  • The following bind-on-pickup items are no longer able to be traded between players: Burden of Eternity, Reins of the Thundering Onyx Cloud Serpent, Cauterizing Core, Falling Flame, Golden Moss, Giant Purse of Timeless Coins, Ash-Covered Horn, and Elixir of Ancient Knowledge.
Read on for the full list of hotfixes.

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October 2

Timeless Isle
  • Bloody Coins are now only awarded from defeating Level-90 players.
  • Removed the silver icons for Master Kukuru and Whizzig on the mini-map.
  • The following bind-on-pickup items are no longer able to be traded between players: Burden of Eternity, Reins of the Thundering Onyx Cloud Serpent, Cauterizing Core, Falling Flame, Golden Moss, Giant Purse of Timeless Coins, Ash-Covered Horn, and Elixir of Ancient Knowledge.
Classes
  • Death Knights
    • General
      • Control Undead should no longer prevent Frost or Blood specializations from using Raise Dead while Control Undead is active.
      • Raise Dead and Wild Mushroom: Plague (obtained through Druid's Symbiosis) should no longer cause each other's summons to despawn.
  • Druid
    • Balance
      • Astral Communion should now behave correctly if a Druid changes glyphs, talents, or specialization while an Eclipse is active.
    • Talents
      • Dream of Cenarius (Feral) should no longer incorrectly cause Treants to deal extra damage.
      • Dream of Cenarius (Guardian) should now properly affect the free version of Healing Touch to benefit from Attack Power.
    • Class Armor
      • Tier-16 Guardian 2-piece set bonus should no longer cause Frenzied Regeneration to incorrectly consume 60 Rage for Druids with Glyph of Frenzied Regeneration active.
      • Tier-16 Guardian 4-piece set bonus
        • Fixed a number of situations where the effect was not activating when it should.
        • Fixed an issue where the 4-piece bonus could cause the 2-piece bonus to incorrectly consume 60 Rage.
  • Monk
    • General
      • Roll should now work while under the effects of Scuttler's Shell.
    • Brewmaster
      • Brewmasters now deals 5.6% less damage with all attacks (-15% in total).
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Fixed an issue where Holy Radiance may sometimes heal less players than intended.
  • Priest
    • General
      • Prayer of Mending's healing should now be correctly modified by Battle Fatigue.
    • Holy
      • Lightwell's healing should now be correctly modified by PvP Power while the Glyph of Lightwell is active.
  • Warlock
    • General
      • Command Demon can no longer be cast while the pet is stunned or feared.
    • Affliction
      • Agony's damage has been reduced by 15%.
    • Destruction
      • Flames of Xoroth should no longer incorrectly cause revived demons to lose Soul Link.
  • Warrior
    • Class Armor
      • Tier-16 Protection 2-piece set bonus should no longer be healing the Warrior before the damage has been applied.
Quests
  • Trial At The Temple of the White Tiger: Players should no longer be able to acquire this quest before completing A Witness to History.
  • Work Order: Golden Lotus I: The quest should now be obtainable once more for players that have met the necessary prerequisites.
Creatures
  • Scary Sprite now deals 40% less damage and should spawn slightly more frequently.
Pet Battles
  • Bonkers can now be sold to a vendor for 25 gold.
  • Jadefire Spirit's Fade ability now has an 8-round cooldown.
  • Pierre is no longer bind-on-pickup and players can have up to 3 of them.
  • Rascal-Bot is no longer bind-on-pickup and players can have up to 3 them. The Phaser ability now has a duration of 1-round.
Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
  • Siege of Orgrimmar
    • The Fallen Protectors
      • Sun Tenderheart's Shadow Word: Bane no longer has a slight delay before applying its damage.
    • Norushen
      • Fixed an issue where Amalgam of Corruption's Unleashed Anger was not always hitting the tank.
      • Fixed an issue where Amalgam of Corruption's Blind Hatred may hit players who were not in the beam.
    • Galakras
      • Galakras should no longer be able to be damaged or debuffed before landing in Phase 2.
    • Kor'kron Dark Shaman
      • Changes on Raid Finder difficulty:
        • Wavebinger Kardris' Falling Ash now deals 200,000 Fire damage (down from 999,999).
        • Foul Slimes' Foulness aura now deals 30,000 Nature damage (down from 50,000).
      • Fixed an issue where placement of Earthbreaker Haromm's Ashen Wall was not always perpendicular to the direction he's facing.
    • General Nazgrim
      • Changes on Raid Finder difficulty:
        • General Nazgrim's health has been reduced by 10%.
        • General Nazgrim's Ravager now hits for 200,000 damage.
        • General Nazgrim now gains 1 Rage when struck in Defensive Stance (down from 2 Rage).
        • General Nazgrim now gains 2 Rage for each target struck by Heroic Shockwave's Aftershocks (down from 3 Rage).
        • General Nazgrim now gains 2 Rage from Kor'kron Banner (down from 3 Rage).
        • Kor'kron Warshaman's Earth Shield now heals for 2% of maximum health (down from 5%).
        • Kor'kron Warshaman's Empowered Chain Heal now heals for 4% of maximum health (down from 10%).
    • Siegecrafter Blackfuse
      • Players are now immune to Superheated while being pulled off the conveyer belt.
      • Shockwave Missile no longer hits players that are exiting a transport pipe.
    • Paragons of the Klaxxi
      • Ka'roz the Locust should now always jump back down from the platform after using Hurl Amber.
      • Kaz'tik the Manipulator's Hungry Kunchongs should no longer be able to gain Thick Shell while using Devour on a Mesmerized player.
      • Hisek the Swarmkeeper should no longer Fire a beam at the target if he gets encased in Amber while casting Aim.
    • Garrosh Hellscream
      • Garrosh Hellscream should no longer be using Desecrate against players that are on a balcony.
      • Farseer Wolf Riders should no longer continuously attempt to cast Ancestral Chain Heal if they're hit by an Iron Star before entering combat.
      • Kor'kron Iron Stars now properly deal damage to Kor'kron Warbringers and Farseer Wolf Riders on 25-player Heroic difficulty, and can no longer unintentionally kill players that were not struck directly.
Battlegrounds and Arenas
  • Players that leave a Rated Battleground prematurely will be unable to queue for a new one until the previous Rated Battleground match has completed. Please see this forum thread for more information on the change.
Professions
  • Cooking
    • Buffs and debuffs should now be properly applied or removed while players are in a noodle cart.
Items
  • Rain Stone, Blizzard Stone, Ashen Stone, and Sunset Stone are no longer able to be used while in a raid instance.
  • Book of Ages should no longer remove food buffs on the character when used.



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