MMO-Champion - Patch 4.2 - PTR Build 14199, Patch 4.2 /roar emote sounds
New "/roar" Sounds Added in 4.2
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Hey everyone!

As many of you who play goblins and worgen may have noticed, the sound usually associated with your characters' "/roar" emote was removed in patch 4.1. This was done to help resolve an issue that caused the sounds associated with the both the "/roar" and "/attack" emotes to play simultaneously whenever the "/attacktarget" command was used.

We know that many of you missed hearing your /roars, so we're happy to report that, in patch 4.2, goblin and worgen characters will once again have a sound associated with the emote. Even better, we're adding brand new sounds for "/roar" for all playable races.

We're excited to be able to introduce these new sounds and hope you have a roarin' good time with the updated emotes. (Yes, I went there. Rawr. :3)




Patch 4.2 - PTR Build 14199
A new build is being deployed on test realms.

Item Additions
A couple of new Firelands Raid loot and the addition of Drakehide Leg Armor and Murky's Little Soulstone used to summon Murkablo, a Diablo-themed Murloc.


Level Type Spec Slot Name
378AxeMeleeMain HandEye of Purification
391AxeSpell SpiritMain HandEye of Purification
378DaggerPhysical DPSOne-HandAvool's Incendiary Shanker
378DaggerPhysical DPSOne-HandEntrail Disgorger
391DaggerPhysical DPSOne-HandAvool's Incendiary Shanker
391DaggerPhysical DPSOne-HandEntrail Disgorger
378MacePhysical DPSOne-HandShatterskull Bonecrusher
391MacePhysical DPSOne-HandShatterskull Bonecrusher
1StaffTwo-HandStave Icecrown Raid D02 Green
378StaffSpell SpiritTwo-HandSmoldering Censer of Purity
391StaffSpell SpiritTwo-HandSmoldering Censer of Purity
378SwordMeleeTwo-HandZoid's Firelit Greatsword
391SwordMeleeTwo-HandZoid's Firelit Greatsword
378SwordSpell DPSMain HandFirethorn Mindslicer
391SwordSpell DPSMain HandFirethorn Mindslicer
0ConsumableTrampoline MII
45EnchantingFormula: Enchant Cloak - Lesser Agility
85Item EnhancementDrakehide Leg Armor
85LeatherworkingPattern: Drakehide Leg Armor
20PetMurky's Little Soulstone


Official Notes Update
Official notes have been updated and are awesome because they aren't the result of my crazy datamining, you know. Also these notes seems to be from a later build and any change listed there is most likely more up to date than datamined changes
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
General
  • All character races now have a /roar sound.

Classes: General
Pets
  • The Defensive pet stance will now only cause the player's pet to attack enemies which attack the pet or the master.

Death Knight (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Frost
  • Annihilation now increases Obliterate damage by 12/24/36%, down from 15/30/45%.

Glyphs
  • Glyph of Dark Succor has been redesigned. Rather than placing a 15% maximum health floor on Death Strike healing while in Frost or Unholy Presence, it causes the next Death Strike within 15 seconds after killing a foe that yields experience or Honor Points to heal for at least 20% of the death knight's maximum health (still requires Frost or Unholy Presence).

Druid (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Feral
  • Thrash initial base damage has been increased to 1464 1042, up from 339. Initial damage attack power scaling has been decreased to 13.8% 9.82%, down from 19.2%. Periodic base damage has been increased to 816 581, up from 189. Periodic damage attack power scaling has been decreased to 2.35% 1.67%, down from 3.26%. In addition, a bug was corrected where armor decreased the periodic damage done by this ability.

Hunter (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Marksmanship
  • Careful Aim now grants additional critical strike chance against targets over 90% health, up from 80% health.

Pets
  • 8 new rare tamable beasts have been added, each of which provides a unique taming challenge. Will you be the first hunter to tame Deth'tilac, the rarest and most powerful of them all? Players will need to progress through the Hyjal Regrowth and Molten Front daily questing areas in order to unlock access to the full gamut of taming challenges.

Mage (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
  • Arcane Blast damage done has been reduced by 5%.

Priest (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Shadow
  • Psychic Horror no longer has a forward facing requirement, making it consistent with other non-projectile-based crowd control spells.

Rogue (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Subtlety
  • Hemorrhage base damage has been increased by 40%.

Warlock (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
  • Soul Fire is now available at level 20, down from level 54.

Warrior (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
  • Recklessness and Deadly Calm can no longer be used at the same time. One cannot be used while the other is active, but using one does not put the other on its full cooldown.

Arms
  • Two-Handed Weapon Specialization weapon damage increase has been lowered to 12%, down from 20%.

Fury
  • Dual Wield Specialization weapon damage increase has been lowered to 5%, down from 10%.

Items
  • If a player wins a Need roll under the Need Before Greed system on a Bind on Equip item, the item will become Soulbound to that player. The item will remain unbound if won via a Greed roll.

User Interface
  • The order in which characters are listed at the Character Selection screen can now be rearranged and saved.
  • Raid Profiles have been added which allow players to save the raid window user interface layout based on type of content (i.e. 10-player raids, 25-player raids, Battlegrounds, etc.) for future use.

Spell Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Companion Pets
  • Murkablo Right Click to summon and dismiss Murkablo. Instant

Leatherworking

Tailoring

Death Knight (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Blood

Frost
  • Rune Strike no longer scales from Attack Power, but it could just be a tooltip change gone wrong.
  • Killing Machine now procs from autoattacks instead of melee attacks. (Tooltip clarification, already like that on live)

Druid (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Feral
  • Claw's additional damage has been reduced by 35%, from 1101 to 710. (Tooltip fix?)
  • Faerie Fire (Feral) bear form damage has been increased by 333%, from 679 to 2950. Now scales from 10.8% of AP, down from 15%.
  • Ferocious Bite can now consume up to 35 additional energy to increase damage by up to 100%.
  • Lacerate base damage has been increased but AP scaling has been reduced. Now deals [3608 + 5.52% of AP] damage and making them bleed for [345 + 1.85% of AP] damage over 15 sec, instead of [2088 + 7.66% of AP] damage and making them bleed for [75 + 2.56% of AP] damage over 15 sec.
  • Mangle (Cat) additional damage has been reduced by 80%, from 1670 to 315. Base damage remains unchanged.
  • Mangle (Bear) now deals 190% normal damage, down from 260%. Additional damage increased by 130%, from 754 to 1740.
  • Maul now deals [35 + 19% of AP] physical damage, down from [8 + 26.4% of AP] damage,
  • Shred additional damage has been reduced by 80%, from 1716 to 330. Base damage remains unchanged.
  • Swipe base damage has been increased by 330%, from 215 to 929
  • Thrash base damage has been increased by 330%.
  • Natural Reaction now reduces damage taken while in Bear Form by 9/18%, up from 6/12%.
  • Pulverize now deals 60% weapon damage, down from 80%. Additional damage increased by 350%, from 360 to 1624.

Hunter (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Pets
  • Intervene no longer affects "the next melee or ranged attack" only.

Mage (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Arcane
  • Arcane Power now only increases the mana cost of damaging spells.

Paladin (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Protection
  • Guarded by the Light no longer allows your Word of Glory to grant Holy Shield.
  • Holy Shield now costs 3% of base mana and has a 30 sec cooldown - Increases the amount your shield blocks by an additional 20% for 10 sec.

Rogue (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Combat
  • Vitality now increases Attack Power by 30%, up from 25%.
  • Savage Combat now increase total attack power by 3/6%, up from 2/4%.

Assassination
  • Assassin's Resolve now increases melee damage by 20%, up from 15%.
  • Vile Poisons now increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 12/24/36%, up from 7/14/20%.

Subtlety
  • Cloak of Shadows now has a 2 min cooldown, up from 1 min.
  • Elusiveness now reduces the cooldown of both Cloak of Shadows and Combat Readiness by 15/30 sec.
  • Sanguinary Vein now increases damage dealt to targets with a Bleed effect by 8/16%, up from 5/10%.

Shaman (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Elemental
  • Call of Flame has an extra effect - When your Fire Nova damages a target, the duration of your Flame Shock effect on that target is increased by up to 6 seconds.
  • Fire Nova damage has been increased by 15%.

Tier 12
  • Item - Shaman T12 Enhancement 4P Bonus - Your Stormstrike ability also causes the target to take 6% increased damage from your Fire Nova, Flame Shock, Flametongue Weapon, Lava Burst, Lava Lash, and Unleash Flame abilities.
This article was originally published in forum thread: Patch 4.2 - PTR Build 14199, Patch 4.2 /roar emote sounds started by Boubouille View original post
Comments 292 Comments
  1. Seriousdoom's Avatar
    oh the nerfs, THE NERFS, why blizzard!
  1. Izzyasha's Avatar
    a healy axe? * has just seen everything now*
  1. jimakos84's Avatar
    new pets for hunters with unique challenges in order to tame them?? awesome
    im on a horse!
  1. furydeath's Avatar
    that makes what the 3rd Murloc pet for a blizzcon remember when they use to give fun stuff like mounts and a Murloc custom...well maybe they add it to the blizzard store for $30.
  1. S7orm's Avatar
    first thing i saw: Diablo 3 inc yay!
    second thing i saw: careful aim nerf... because we have a huge scaling

    unique pets, wow...really, who the hell cares i still raid with my vanilla Winterspring Kitten
  1. Grimbold of Skullcrusher's Avatar
    I would rather see a new instance or new boss at least instead of new /roar -.-
  1. Racia's Avatar
    Sounds like alot of puking if you look away from the picture lol
  1. Sayel's Avatar
    I'm sure this new companion will come with Collector's Edition of Diablo III, same way as it happened with SC II CE.
  1. Zarod's Avatar
    Worgen wins
  1. Meizor's Avatar
    "Two-Handed Weapon Specialization weapon damage increase has been lowered to 12%, down from 20%." Apparently my http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/characte...rigades/simple chara's 882 single target dps at that lvl was too much for blizz to handle.
  1. furydeath's Avatar
    I see it now " Firelands postponed due to /roar problem"
  1. lady2221's Avatar
    made my day lol
  1. battle's Avatar
    The nerf to warr just removed a huge DPS burst on bosses below 20%....
  1. Pancha's Avatar
    Some of the alliance roars (mainly female ones) did seem a tad ... weak

    ---------- Post added 2011-06-01 at 11:49 AM ----------

    Anyone know the reasoning behind the Cloak enchant being "added"? Felt a tad weird since it already is within the game.
  1. Deathloc's Avatar
    The first thing I noticed was the Diablo style Murloc. Are you sure that this is going to be the BlizzCon 2011 WoW item? I think it also could the Diablo III Collector's Edition pet. StarCraft II Collector's Edition also included a WoW pet.

    So... what do you guys think? BlizzCon goodie or Diablo III Collector's Edition pet?

    I hope that this is going to be the CE pet. Because this would mean that DIII is going to be released soon. (Soooooon™)
  1. Brewskee's Avatar
    Those hunter pets will be impossible =(
  1. AWildmann's Avatar
    I gotta say, the 'YEEEEEEAAAAAAAAH' from the dwarves is the best. So glad my main is one.

    Also, is it just me or was I the only one that expected the Horde roars to be more ferocious? They sound pretty wimp.
  1. Zerith's Avatar
    "So you're a killer huh? Let me see your war face! You got a war face? AHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! That's a war face! Now let me see your war face!"
  1. Gahk's Avatar
    I was kinda expecting the orc roar would be like the Blood Lust sound effect. The roar they made sounds out of place.

    Female Tauren sounds like she is in constant pain lol
  1. manos1234's Avatar
    female toons suck at roaring?

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