MMO-Champion - PTR 4.3 Patch Notes - Oct. 13, 2011 Update
PTR 4.3 Patch Notes - Oct. 13, 2011 Update
As usual, for the complete patch notes head to the Patch 4.3 PTR Notes on the Blue Tracker.
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
General
New Dungeon & Raid Content
  • End Time is now available for testing. Your participation and feedback here is appreciated.
  • Hour of Twilight is now available for testing. Your participation and feedback here is appreciated.
  • The new Baradin Hold boss, Alizabal, is now available for testing. Your participation and feedback here is appreciated.

Death Knight (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Unholy
  • Unholy Might now increases Strength by 25%, up from 20%.

Hunter (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Beast Mastery
  • Animal Handler now increases Attack Power by 30%, up from 25%.

Survival
  • Explosive Shot damage has been increased by 15%.

Mage (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
  • Pyroblast’s initial damage has been increased by approximately 26%, and its damage over time has been increased by approximately 100%.
  • Fireball damage has been increased by approximately 17%.

Fire
  • Living Bomb damage over time has been increased by approximately 10%, and explosion damage has been increased by approximately 120%.

Priest (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Holy
  • Guardian Spirit’s healing bonus has been increased to 60%, up from 40%.
  • Holy Word: Serenity now has a cooldown of 10 seconds, down from 15 seconds.

Warlock (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
  • Soul Fire now scales with 72.6% of spell power, up from 62.5%.

Demonology
  • Master Demonologist now grants a base bonus of 18.4% and 2.3% per mastery, up from 16% and 2% per mastery.
  • Impending Doom is now also activated by Soul Fire.

Destruction
  • Cataclysm now increases Fire damage by 30%, up from 25%.
  • Fire and Brimstone now increases the damage of Incinerate and Chaos Bolt on Immolated targets by 5/10/15%, up from 2/4/6%.
  • Burning Embers now deals damage equal to 25/50% of Soul Fire and Imp’s Firebolt, up from 15/30%.
  • Buning Embers damage cap has been raised.
  • Shadowburn now deals Shadowflame damage, instead of Shadow damage.
  • Improved Soul Fire now lasts 20 sec, up from 15sec.

Warrior (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
  • Charge (and related abilities) should now correctly path to a target even if the target moves during the Charge. This change should decrease the likelihood of the warrior Charging to a different location than the target.
  • Slam now uses a new character attack animation.
  • Colossus Smash now uses a new character attack animation.

Fury
  • Dual Wield Specialization no longer increases Physical damage by 5%. It continues to increase off-hand attack damage by 25%.
This article was originally published in forum thread: PTR 4.3 Patch Notes - Oct. 13, 2011 Update started by Boubouille View original post
Comments 161 Comments
  1. vhok's Avatar
    yeah huntr buff, also: first


    Infracted; please don't post "first" comments.
  1. jantimirlol's Avatar
    I'm liking the Fire changes ;o.
  1. SiNz's Avatar
    Seriously...more mage buffs? lol
  1. Teasy's Avatar
    fire buffs, good job!
  1. TheSilentOne's Avatar
    Hail destro buffs!
  1. Destroyer954's Avatar
    charge finally fixed? yes!
  1. Lora's Avatar
    Glad to see all the wonderful changes to balance druids. ._. they are focusing a lot on new animations than balancing it seems.
  1. Deluxo's Avatar
    rofl @ mage buffs. Unneeded.
  1. Anomali's Avatar
    These fire buffs I like them, more of it
  1. NovaIzHere's Avatar
    Still waiting for Mage and Warlock nerf... lol Warlock still getting buffed, what a joke.
  1. Trakanonn's Avatar
    Of course, mages would...
  1. Biggiej's Avatar
    Wait...did I just see a fury nerf, or am I reading this all wrong?
  1. Bane-Thunder-God's Avatar
    Derp! Unholy Buffs?? =/ Really? Does Blizzard love Dk's again? xD
  1. drukai's Avatar
    New animations for slam AND Colossus Smash!?! Woo, Arms DPS just shot through the roof!
  1. Biggiej's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by drukai View Post
    New animations for slam AND Colossus Smash!?! Woo, Arms DPS just shot through the roof!
    How did arms dps shoot through the roof? they only added animations, not increased damage.
  1. minywheats's Avatar
    Mage buffs? exactly what wow needed.
  1. Zephh's Avatar
    very nice...
  1. ognomad's Avatar
    Yea! unholy DK buff about time!
  1. Phaelia's Avatar
    I'm so freaking happy about the Destruction Warlock buffs!
  1. CW's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Dalarius View Post
    Still waiting for Mage and Warlock nerf... lol Warlock still getting buffed, what a joke.
    Warlocks have been nerfed in every patch since Cataclysm launched, it's about time they showed us some love.

    In conclusion, stop moaning about something you clearly know nothing about.

Site Navigation