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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Hot Fixes for December 10th

  • Classes
    • Mage
      • Critical Mass now multiplies the critical strike chance of Fireball, Frostfire Bolt, Pyroblast, and Scorch by 1.3 (was 1.25).
      • Inferno Blast now spreads Ignite, Pyroblast, and Combustion to 3 surrounding targets.
  • Quests
    • The Mechanized Fire should now be easier to reach in the course of completing "Dream of a Better Tomorrow".
    • Players that have completed "Better With Age" and "Crime and Punishment" can now properly acquire the quest "By the Sea, Nevermore" from Zer'ik in the Dread Wastes.
    • Players on the quest "Sentry Wards" will no longer be placed in the incorrect phase.
    • The quest "Enemies At Our Door" can no longer be shared.
  • Pet Battles
    • The Battle Pet ability Stone Rush now has a 1 round cooldown (was 0).
    • The Cinder Kitten is now has increased health. It looks like that armor helps a little after all.
    • Several Battle Pets now appear during times of day more appropriate to their ecology.
    • Singing Crickets are now considered Rare pets. This change does not apply to pets that have already been acquired.
    • Silithid Hatchlings should now be less elusive.
  • Brawler's Guild
    • Fixed an issue that could cause Zen'shar's Eyes of Warding to persist after he despawns.
  • Professions
    • Alchemy
      • Players that have deleted their Zen Alchemist Stone can now obtain the Strange Spherical Stone to repeat the quest "Strange Spherical Stone" to earn a new one.
    • Jewelcrafting
      • Newly created Sapphire Cubs will now always be of Uncommon quality.
  • Items
    • The following PvP trinkets now have less powerful on-use effects and reduced cooldowns:
      • Dreadful Gladiator's Badge of Conquest
      • Dreadful Gladiator's Badge of Dominance
      • Dreadful Gladiator's Badge of Victory
      • Malevolent Gladiator's Badge of Conquest
      • Malevolent Gladiator's Badge of Dominance
      • Malevolent Gladiator's Badge of Victory
    • The following PvP trinkets now have a less powerful on-use effect, but the duration of that effect has been increased:
      • SI:7 Operative's Manual
      • Kor'kron Book of Hurting
  • Creatures
    • Various Hozen rare spawn creatures are now less likely to evade and despawn.
    • Clawlord Kril'mandar will now be visible to players that have completed the quests "Domination Point" or "Lion's Landing".
    • Huntress Vael'yrie in the Krasarang Wilds now properly offers Stable Master services.
  • Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
    • Normal and Heroic mode raid bosses now grant 40 Valor Points each upon being defeated.
    • Terrace of Endless Spring
      • Tsulong
        • Elemental Shaman will now always be properly eligible for loot after defeating the Raid Finder version of this encounter.
    • Mogu'shan Vaults
      • The floor of Elegon's chamber should now always reappear after he is defeated.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Classes
      • Hunter
        • Pets
          • The Sporebat's Energizing Spores ability will no longer stack with other similar sources of spell haste.
      • Monk
        • It is no longer possible to dispel or Spell Steal Xuen's Crackling Jade Lightning.
      • Priest
        • Fixed an issue that could cause Rapture to stop activating normally if it was triggered while the Priest was subject to crowd control.
      • Shaman
        • Fixed an issue that allowed several spells and abilities to continue to be available while Hexed.
      • Warlock
        • Damage from Rain of Fire will no longer prevent enemy players from capturing flag objectives.
        • Havoc will no longer duplicate attacks directed against targets that are affected by Banish or Cyclone. These attacks will not consume any charges of the spell.
    • Fixed an issue that could cause in-game cut-scenes to be skipped when sound is disabled.
    • Fixed an issue that allowed players below level 85 to see and loot certain Treasures of Pandaria.
    • Fixed an issue that could allow the Healing Ward provided by Vol'jin during the Dagger in the Dark Scenario to function outside of the instance.