MMO-Champion - Patch 4.1 - PTR Build 13812
Update
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
When you head into a mine, take a light.

There are a number of corrections to the text of tooltips in the latest test build, but the actual damage done by most of those abilities hasn't changed.

The tooltips for Frost Strike, Death Strike, Festering Strike, Devastate, Blood Frenzy and Critical Mass were all corrected. The damage on these abilities has NOT changed.

There are actual changes to Savage Defense, Swipe, Thrash, Cleansing Waters, Arcane Blast and Arcane Explosion in recent builds.

Patch 4.1 - PTR Build 13812
A new PTR build will be deployed on test realms very soon.

Achievements Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Feats of Strength

Guild - General

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Spell Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Death Knight (Forums / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Frost
  • Frost Strike base additional damage has been reduced by 23%,

Blood
  • Death Strike base additional damage has been reduced by 33%, from 495 to 330.

Unholy
  • Festering Strike base additional damage has been reduced by 33%, from 840 to 560

Druid (Forums / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Feral
  • Savage Defense now absorbs damage equal to 35% of your attack power for 10 sec instead of reducing the damage taken from the next physical attack.
  • Swipe (Bear) damage has been increased by 75%, from 143 to 215.
  • Thrash (Bear) now scales from 19.2% of Attack Power, up from 12.8%. Bleed damage now scales from 9.78% of Attack Power, up from 6.51%.

Mage (Forums / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Arcane
  • Arcane Blast now has a 2 sec cast time, down from 2.2 sec.
  • Arcane Explosion damage has been increased by 15%, from [ 287 - 311 ] to [ 331 - 358 ].

Fire

Shaman (Forums / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Restoration

Warrior (Forums / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Protection
  • Devastate additional damage has been increased by 150%, from 336 to 854.

Arms
  • Blood Frenzy now causes the target to take 30% more damage from bleed effects when a bleed effect is applied.
This article was originally published in forum thread: Patch 4.1 - PTR Build 13812 started by Boubouille View original post
Comments 207 Comments
  1. Psychos's Avatar
    More DK nerfs? We're near bottom of the DPS meters as it is.
  1. undethknight's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by bofeity View Post
    DK nerfs uh oh
    It's base dmg I wouldn't worry. Just like the nerf to oblit it's not going to hit us that hard
  1. FenrisUy's Avatar
    Restoration
    Cleansing Waters now has a 6 sec cooldown, up from 0.5 sec.

    Good luck doing Argaloth with only shamy heals now.

    I think that they intended to only add the "This effect cannot occur more that once every 6secs" but somehow fucked up the cooldown (Or the dataminig did)
  1. rochedo's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Kewi View Post
    (Fire Mages) Looks like how it is on live right now... I guess they wanted to remove Pyro from the list of spells but changed their minds
    Or probably a fix to tooltips only?

    Btw that change on shaman is wierd i bet they can still spam dispell but only heal every 6s.
  1. DistortionSleep's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by alms1407 View Post
    why have they increased the CD of shammy dispel when every other healers dispel mechanic has none?
    They didn't increase the cooldown, that just increased the CD on the heal for cleansing.
  1. PlatedPriest's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by alms1407 View Post
    why have they increased the CD of shammy dispel when every other healers dispel mechanic has none?
    from the wording it looks like the heal part of cleanse is getting the 6sec CD not the actual dispel part
  1. Art3x's Avatar
    Before ppl start crying about frost dk nerfs, remember that blood strike has been removed from the rotation so there will be more oblits than before which I would imagine increases dps a fair amount.
  1. Psychos's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by rochedo View Post
    Or probably a fix to tooltips only?

    Btw that change on shaman is wierd i bet they can still spam dispell but only heal every 6s.
    It's because shaman healers atm hard counter both locks and priests in arena, and to have a heal on top of that is just stupid.
  1. Ze Alpaca's Avatar
    @Boub Death Strike is a Blood spell not Unholy.
  1. Vasz's Avatar
    Not really sure that Frost strike nerf is needed.
  1. Naix's Avatar
    Return of the Druid tank!
  1. undethknight's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Ze Alpaca View Post
    Fucking seriously? Savage defense change. Umm OP? I wonder if it scales with Vengeance.
    It's always been based on AP. The only thing that changed is that if you get a cent then get hit for 5 dmg you don't waste your shield
  1. vexy's Avatar
    Where be the PalaWala buffz0rz >..<
  1. Calmdownbro's Avatar
    Cleansing Waters change was needed (I play a Shaman) was fun outhealing Lock dots just spamming cleanse though
  1. Agallochh's Avatar
    6 second dispel cooldown is going to hurt pve. What a stupid, stupid, stupid change. Where is the druid/priest/paladin dispel nerf? I guess I'm used to shaman being abused by patches but this is just fucking ridiculous. Maybe make it apply only in arenas/rbgs, but not pve content. There are plenty of things I dispel in pve. I can't fathom what roadblocks this 6sec cooldown is going to give me. Weak. Time to level my priest or my mage, considering the op class is becoming more op instead of being balanced.

    EDIT: SHUT UP I GET THAT IT'S JUST THE DISPEL NOW FORGIVE ME FOR READING MMO-C FIRST THING IN THE MORNING AND NOT COMPREHENDING A POORLY WORDED CHANGE STFU
  1. Ze Alpaca's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by undethknight View Post
    It's always been based on AP. The only thing that changed is that if you get a cent then get hit for 5 dmg you don't waste your shield
    But does it absorb 35% of your AP from EVERY hit or just until it absorbs up to 35% of your AP.
  1. jantimirlol's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Agallochh View Post
    6 second dispel cooldown is going to hurt pve. What a stupid, stupid, stupid change. Where is the druid/priest/paladin dispel nerf? I guess I'm used to shaman being abused by patches but this is just fucking ridiculous. Maybe make it apply only in arenas/rbgs, but not pve content. There are plenty of things I dispel in pve. I can't fathom what roadblocks this 6sec cooldown is going to give me. Weak. Time to level my priest or my mage, considering the op class is becoming more op instead of being balanced.
    it isn't a nerf on dispel, its a nerf on the heal you do when you dispel.
  1. Soehl's Avatar
    Rly.. stop buffing mages. They are overpowered enough already.
  1. chrisisvacant's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Mokka View Post
    Restoration

    Cleansing Waters now has a 6 sec cooldown, up from 0.5 sec.

    Aaaaaaaaaaaand im canceling my subscription
    Bye!!! Love u miss u!!!
  1. Psychos's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Agallochh View Post
    6 second dispel cooldown is going to hurt pve. What a stupid, stupid, stupid change. Where is the druid/priest/paladin dispel nerf? I guess I'm used to shaman being abused by patches but this is just fucking ridiculous. Maybe make it apply only in arenas/rbgs, but not pve content. There are plenty of things I dispel in pve. I can't fathom what roadblocks this 6sec cooldown is going to give me. Weak. Time to level my priest or my mage, considering the op class is becoming more op instead of being balanced.
    The dispel works on GCD, just the heal has a 6 second cooldown. Don't post QQ when you aren't sure about the facts.

    ---------- Post added 2011-03-30 at 07:34 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by Soehl View Post
    Rly.. stop buffing mages. They are overpowered enough already.
    Oh and did you just say Arcane Mages are overpowered? lol.

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