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Hotfixes: June 3, 2019

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Latest hotfix notes for World of Warcraft published June 3, 2019

June 3, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Crucible of Storms
    • The Restless Cabal
      • The cast time of Witness the End has been increased by up to 3 seconds in smaller raid sizes in Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties (was 9 seconds in a 10-player raid, 6 seconds in a 30-player raid).
      • The health of Zaxasj, Fa'thuul, Visage from Beyond, and the Ocean Rune has been reduced by up to 10% in smaller raid sizes in Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties. Health will remain the same in 30-player raids.
    • Siege of Orgrimmar
      • Fixed a bug that caused the Fallen Protectors to be invincible.
    • Warlords of Draenor Timewalking
      • Fixed a bug that prevented players from collecting Timewarped Badges from the Deaths of Chromie Scenario.

Quests

  • Thundering Goliath World Quest should now always give credit.
  • Those who have embraced N’Zoth should find their Gift restored. N’Zoth does not forget those who have aided him.

May 24, 2019

Quests

  • Brother Pike has reviewed the ritual and will now properly remove the Gift of N'Zoth for Alliance players that complete “His Eye Upon You”.
  • Nailok has consulted Akunda and should now properly remove the Gift of N'Zoth for Horde players who complete “His Eye Upon You”.
  • Players who previously completed “His Eye Upon You” should properly be cleansed of their previous Old God corruption.

May 22, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Battle of Dazar'alor
    • Grong, the Revenant (Alliance) Grong, the Jungle Lord (Horde)
      • Increased the cast time of Death Empowerment (Alliance) and Apetagonize (Horde) to 5 seconds (was 4 seconds) on Mythic difficulty.
      • Reduced the health of Death Specters (Alliance) and Apetagonizers (Horde) by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
    • High Tinker Mekkatorque
      • Reduced the duration of Gigavolt Charge’s radiation zone to 2 minutes (was 3 minutes) on Mythic difficulty.
      • Increased the duration of Tampering to 30 seconds (was 25 seconds) on Mythic difficulty.
    • Lady Jaina Proudmoore
      • Jaina now kills all players instantly if the entire raid is frozen solid during an intermission phase.
        • Developers’ note: Previously, if an entire raid was frozen solid, all players would have to wait until they each died before they could restart the encounter. This change will help raids quickly reset and start the fight again.

May 21, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Crucible of Storms
    • The Restless Cabal
      • Fixed a bug that caused Relics of Power to threaten some non-boss enemies.

May 14, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Battle of Dazar'alor
    • Lady Jaina Proudmoore
      • The random Bombard locations in stage one are now less likely to light a Zandalari Ballista on fire when players are not nearby.
      • Chilling Touch now begins when Arcane Barrage is interrupted (previously was when Nathanos is freed).
      • Arcane Barrage duration reduced to 90 seconds in Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulty and to 60 seconds in Mythic difficulty (was 120 seconds in all difficulties).
      • Prismatic Images now spawn closer to Jaina (was centered on the middle of the area).
      • Icefall is timed to no longer coincide with full power Gathering Blizzard in Mythic difficulty.
      • Gathering Blizzard and Freezing Blood should now be more responsive in Mythic difficulty.
      • Jaina's health has been reduced by 5% in Mythic difficulty.
  • Crucible of Storms
    • The Restless Cabal
      • Void Crash and Crushing Doubt now prefer ranged targets.
      • Witness the End duration reduced to 7 seconds (was 9 seconds) in Mythic difficulty.
      • Zaxasj the Speaker and Fa’thuul the Feared health reduced by 5% in Mythic difficulty.
    • Uu'nat, Harbinger of the Void
      • Void Crash now prefers ranged targets.
      • Insatiable Torment now prefers damage dealers.
      • Piercing Gaze of N'Zoth duration reduced to 4 seconds (was 5 seconds) in Mythic difficulty.
      • Undying Guardians health reduced by 17% in Mythic difficulty.
      • The number of players targeted with Unstable Resonance has been reduced to 12 per cast (was 18) and now prefers ranged targets on Mythic difficulty.
      • Uu’nat’s health reduced by 5% in Mythic difficulty.
        • Developers’ notes: Along with slightly reducing the overall difficulty of its encounters on Mythic difficulty, these changes are aimed at encouraging more diverse raid compositions, as well as making the encounters more accessible to guilds with melee-heavy rosters.

Items

  • Bonus rolls that reward Artifact Power will now grant 2,000 gold to players who have maximized their Heart of Azeroth.

May 9, 2019

Player versus Player

  • Shaman
    • Resolved an issue that prevented Lava Burst from dealing damage to targets that were not in line of sight of the Shaman at the time of the spell's impact.

Items

  • Gladiator's Maledict now immediately displays a new additional debuff on players targeted by the trinket's spell indicating when they will be struck by its damage and healing absorb effects.

May 6, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Crucible of Storms
    • The Restless Cabal
      • Reduced the health of Fa'thuul the Feared, Zaxasj the Speaker, Visage from Beyond, and Trident of Deep Ocean for groups in Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulties.
        • Developers’ note: We’ve changed the health scaling on some enemies in The Restless Cabal encounter. Now a 10-player raid should see a 15% reduction in health while a 30-player raid should see the affected enemies have about the same health as before.

May 3, 2019

Children’s Week

  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from completing Children's Week achievements with the Kul Tiran or Zandalari orphans.
  • Players will now be able to complete the Home Alone achievement by using their Dalaran Hearthstone or Hearthstone replacement toys.

April 30, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Crucible of Storms
    • Uu'nat, Harbinger of the Void
      • Storm of Annihilation damage to players reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Insatiable Torment recast time increased to 45 seconds in Mythic difficulty (was 30 seconds).

Items

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Void Stone from absorbing damage if the player was struck for more damage than the absorb amount.
  • Enemy players will now be able to see the damaging missile of Harbinger's Inscrutable Will.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the cooldown on Mindthief's Eldritch Clasp from triggering if the target was immune.

Player versus Player

  • Rogue
    • Subtlety
      • Shadowstrike no longer deals reduced damage in PvP (was a 10% reduction).
      • Eviscerate no longer deals reduced damage in PvP (was a 15% reduction).
      • Mastery: Executioner is now reduced by 20% in PvP (was 33%).

April 29, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Crucible of Storms
    • Uu’nat, Harbinger of the Void
      • Uu'nat no longer can cast Oblivion Tear immediately following Unstable Resonance in Mythic difficulty.
      • Adjusted the timing of Eyes of N'Zoth to be further spread out from Unstable Resonance in Mythic difficulty.
      • Unstable Resonance duration increased from 12 seconds to 15 seconds.

Items

  • Heart of Azeroth
    • Fixed an issue that prevented Ancestral Resonance from extending the duration of some Bloodlust and Heroism effects.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed The Well-Worn Blindfold to drop from Darkmoon Game Prizes.
  • Fixed an issue that caused “Against Overwhelming Odds” to display the incorrect item level for some rewards.

Quests

  • Goblins are once again easily able to vanquish “Volcanoth!” with their Bootzooka on the Lost Isles.
  • "A Scarlet Letter" can now be completed by Zandalari trolls.

User Interface

  • The experience bar for Heart of Azeroth will now indicate when a player has reached maximum level.

April 25, 2019

Dungeons and Raids

  • Crucible of Storms
    • The Restless Cabal
      • The damage from Power Overwhelming has increased to 1000% (was 300%).
      • Zaxasj the Speaker will now prioritize attacking players over pets.
    • Uu’nat, Harbinger of the Void
      • Oblivion Tear targeting now prioritizes ranged players.
      • Hunger for the End no longer heals the caster upon reaching a stack count of 10 or more in Mythic difficulty.
      • Unstable Resonance now checks for negative collisions after a very short delay instead of immediately upon being applied on Mythic difficulty.

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