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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 24

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 24
Another round of hotfixes for patch 5.4 have been released to the official blog. While it's not the long list of class changes we saw yesterday, there are still a few class tweaks to be had. In addition, several adjustments have been made to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid.
  • Monks, Renewing Mist should no longer require line-of-sight in order to jump to a nearby target.
  • Loot notifications for world bosses in Pandaria should no longer spam the entire raid.
  • The Kor'kron Dark Shaman on Raid Finder difficulty have received a few gentle nerfs -- Kor'kron Shadowmage's Mind Spike does less damage, and Kor'kron Warshaman's Healing Tide Totems now have less hit points.
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Patch 5.4 Hotfixes for September 23

Patch 54 Hotfixes for September 23
The latest batch of patch 5.4 hotfixes is upon us, and some of you are going to be very happy indeed, especially those of you who play a marks hunter! They've received some hefty buffs to Chimaera Shot, with a damage increase of 50% applied. Survival's Explosive Shot has also had a 10% buff, but that pales into insignificance next to Chimaera Shot's buffs. Eternal Flame has also taken a fairly heavy nerf to its self-healing for tanking specs, and Shadow Word: Pain has taken a hit to its damage. Warlocks also got a pounding from the nerf bat.

There are also some non-class specific changes to things on the timeless isle, as well as some random bug fixes. For the full complement, hit the break!

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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 20

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 20
Continuing on with the trend, Blizzard released a short list of hotfixes to end the week on the official blog yesterday. The list, while brief, does include some important tweaks to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid. Also included is a fix to Brewfest rewards -- although players should note that it will take a realm restart for them to go into effect.
  • Keg-Shaped Treasure Chests from Brewfest should now be awarding level 90 items. This does require realm restarts.
  • During the Nourshen encounter on Raid Finder difficulty, Look Within should now be properly selecting characters with higher levels of corruption for trials.
  • Death Knights - Glyph of Regenerative Magic should no longer increase the cooldown on Anti-Magic Shell when a small amount of absorption remains as it expires.
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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 19

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 19
This week seems to be the week of hotfixes, as yet another round were released on the official blog last night. Once again, it's a relatively short list. Fixes this time around include even more tweaks to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid, a couple of class changes, and some adjustments to the healer version of the Proving Grounds.
  • In the healer trial portion of the Proving Grounds, NPC party members should now be better at moving out of bad things, and using their AoE attacks/swapping targets correctly.
  • The Sha of Pride no longer drops Droplet of Y'shaarj on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Now that the Battlefield: Barrens event is over, cross-realm zones should once again be functioning correctly in the Durotar area.
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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 18

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 18
A new round of hotfixes for patch 5.4 have been released and posted to the official blog. The list this time around is incredibly short, with just a couple of class fixes, a few tweaks to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid, and a couple of adjustments to mobs and quests on the Timeless Isle.
  • Druids, Nature's Swiftness should no longer be used up by Nature's Grasp triggering Entangling Roots.
  • Cursed Hozen Swabbies on the Timeless Isle now have a 2-second cooldown on their Rusty Shank ability.
  • In the Raid Finder difficulty of the Norushen encounter in the Siege of Orgrimmar, players that have the Despair aura should no longer remain in the wrong phase when the fight ends.
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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 17

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 17
Another round of hotfixes have been released for patch 5.4 on the official blog. Along with the usual round of class tweaks are some adjustments to class glyphs and a whole host of changes and adjustments to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid. In addition, there have been a couple of adjustments made to the Timeless Isle that ought to please those that are working on defeating the Celestials.
  • On the Timeless Isle, the Celestials in the Celestial Court will now only rotate their order after they have been defeated.
  • Conquest vendors have been temporarily removed while Blizzard investigates an issue with Conquest caps.
  • In the Siege of Orgrimmar, non-boss NPCs in 10-man Normal mode should no longer drop Flexible Raid quality items.
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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 16

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 16
A small batch of hotfixes were released and posted to the official blog yesterday. The list is incredibly short, including only one class fix for priests using Spirit of Redemption, as well as several tweaks to various bosses in the Siege of Orgrimmar raid. Included in this is the hotfixed change to Garrosh Hellscream's loot table mentioned yesterday.
  • On the Timeless Isle, the Dread Ship Vazuvius should no longer be knocking players back after it has been defeated.
  • The Spark of Zandalar should now be scaling down correctly in Battlgrounds, Rated Battlegrounds, and Arenas.
  • Holy priests, the Spirit of Redemption should no longer prevent you from getting the Sacrificed to Ordos debuff.
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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 13

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 13
A new round of hotfixes for patch 5.4 have been released on the official blog. This particular round of hotfixes seems to mainly concern encounters within in the Siege of Orgrimmar raid. However, there are a few class tweaks, as well as a few new adjustments to the Timeless Isle as well.
  • On the Timeless Isle, the Fire-Watcher achievement now only requires players to obtain 2,000 Bloody Coins, rather than 10,000.
  • Lor'themar Theron and Varian Wrynn will no longer taunt Galakras in that encounter. Meat shields, they are not.
  • The raid leader's boss progression in the raid instance now determines which bosses are still available to kill on Flexible Raid difficulty.
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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 12

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 12
Another round of patch 5.4 hotfixes were released yesterday on the official blog. Along with the changes to Mogu Rune of Fate costs and the addition of Shaohao reputation to one of the daily quests that we mentioned yesterday, there are plenty of other changes to be had. A few class tweaks, some fixes to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid, and one very, very welcome change to the flying denizens of the Timeless Isle.
  • On the Timeless Isle, Highwind Albatross already carrying players will no longer be interrrupted when attacked by other players. It will, however, still drop when attacked by the person hitching a ride in its beak.
  • Worgen and Alliance pandaren players should no longer be mistaken for Horde by Lorewalker Cho when completing the quest A Pandaren Legend.
  • The Flame-Scarred Cache of Offerings rewarded for killing Ordos now has a chance to award Flex Raid quality items, rather than LFR quality.
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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for September 11

Patch 54 hotfixes for September 11
What's the one thing you should always expect on the heels of a brand new patch? Hotfixes -- and Blizzard doesn't disappoint, rolling out the first of what will likely be several batches of hotfixes over the following weeks on the official blog. Along with a few tweaks to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid are some adjustments to creatures and quests on the Timeless Isle and elsewhere.
  • Burning Berserkers and Eternal Kilnmasters on the Timeless Isle will no longer charge players who are not in combat.
  • Zarhym should now be behaving himself and properly despawning after the event to search his body has begun.
  • Hunters on the Timeless Isle that use Dire Beast should no longer be summoning snakes of unusual size.
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Patch 5.3 Hotfixes for July 26

Patch 53 Hotfixes for July 26
A very tiny batch of hotfixes were pushed over the weekend, and since good things come in small packages, we thought we would share them with you. Nothing hugely exciting unless these happen to apply directly to you, but nonetheless, here they are:
Blizzard
July 26
Creatures

Spirit of Warlord Teng should now properly give credit towards the It Was Worth Every Ritual Stone achievement when defeated.

Isle of Thunder

Additional fixes for situations where players using incantations to summon bosses are receiving the error message "You can't do that right now."

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Patch 5.3 hotfixes for July 23 and July 19

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Hotfixes for this week are very short indeed, but should be welcome for a few frustrated Brawler's Guild players. The occasional client crash that affected some when Ahoo'ru used Divine Circle should now be fixed, so you can't use that as an excuse anymore! Last Friday's hotfixes were a little more comprehensive, and set right a few issues with shaman abilities, quests, raids, and the Battlefield Barrens activities.

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Patch 5.3 hotfixes for July 9

Patch 53 hotfixes for July 9
A new round of hotfixes for patch 5.3 has been added to the official blog. The list this time around is incredibly short, and just deals with a few bugs and errors for holy paladins and a couple of quest mobs that weren't quite behaving as they should.

Rygarius
July 9

Classes
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Mastery: Illuminated Healing's damage absorption shield should now properly interact with Battle Fatigue on both the initial application and when refreshed. Previously, Battle Fatigue was being incorrectly applied to the damage absorption shield a second time on refresh.
      • Guardian of Ancient Kings (Holy version) should now properly interact with Battle Fatigue. Previously, Battle Fatigue was being incorrectly applied to the ability's subsequent heals.
Quests
  • Last Rites: Thassarian should now allow players to speak with them, allowing the quest to be completed.
  • The Darkness Within: Captain Doren should no longer get stuck in evade mode if the player dies when he has less than 3000 health.


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Patch 5.3 hotfixes for July 3

Patch 53 hotfixes for July 3
More hotfixes have hit the servers for patch 5.3. Most changes are bug-related, with a particularly fascinating change to the Blood in the Snow scenario. Also, mages should be happy with the latest bug fix to their class as well.

Rygarius
July 3

Classes
  • Mage
    • Talents
      • Fixed an issue where certain situations could cause Mages to not receive the Invoker's Energy buff after successfully completing an Evocation.
Quests
  • Battle for Razor Hill: Fixed an issue where players were becoming stuck because the Zulu Rock buff was not being removed when the player dies.
  • Mogu Incursions: Master Snowdrift should no longer be engaging in combat with Shan'ze Invaders, allowing players to turn-in the quest.
Raids, Dungeons and Scenarios
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Ra-den
      • Fixed an issue where Protection Warriors are unable to receive bonus loot upon defeating Ra-den.
  • Scenarios
    • Blood in the Snow: General chat has been temporarily removed from the scenario to fix an issue affecting General chat in Dun Morogh. A proper fix for this is in the works in an upcoming patch.
Isle of Thunder
  • Made additional fixes for an issue where players may be unable to summon incantation bosses.


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Patch 5.3 hotfixes for June 24

Patch 53 hotfixes for June 24
A new batch of hotfixes for patch 5.3 has been released on the official blog. While the list itself is pretty small, there's one big change in there that ought to make pet collectors very, very happy. In addition, a few changes have been made to Throne of Thunder encounters:
Rygarius
June 24

Classes
  • Shaman
    • Enhancement
      • Stormblast's damage has been normalized.
      • Unleash Wind's damage has been normalized.
Quests
  • Going Bearback: Players should no longer be able to take Icefang outside of the intended quest area.
  • Seeds of Discord: Players attempting to talk to Karr'gonn should now properly receive a dialogue option to distract them.
Creatures
  • Ice Caller Briatha, Heretic Bodyguard, and Heretic Emissary can no longer be killed.
Pet Battles
  • Battle Pets
    • Qiraji Guardling's spawn rate has been greatly increased.
Raids, Dungeons and Scenarios
  • Throne of Thunder
    • Horridon
      • Hex of Confusion can no longer cause players to critically hit themselves.
      • The Soft Hands achievement should now be properly awarded to Priests in Spirit of Redemption form as well as players that are dead.
    • Lei Shen
      • Mages who cast Alter Time while under the effects of Discharged Energy will no longer incorrectly retain the debuff.


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