MMO-Champion - Patch 5.3 PTR - Build 16853
Patch 5.3 PTR - Build 16853
Build 16853 will be deployed to the PTR realms soon.

New Strings
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • MODEL - Model
  • TOS_DECLINE - Reject



New Items
You can see all of the new Patch 5.3 items on the WoWDB PTR site!

Level Type Slot Name
1ShirtShirt Tuxedo-Like Shirt
1ShirtShirt Digmaster's Bodysleeve
1ShirtShirt Sightless Mantle
1ShirtShirt Wraps of the Blood-Soaked Brawler
1Consumable Challenge Card: Bao'za
5Consumable Celebration Package


Achievement Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Archaeology
Professions

Brawler's Guild
World Events

Deepwind Gorge
Player vs. Player

Pandaria
Quests

Pandaria Raid
Dungeons & Raids
  • Genetically Unmodified Organism Defeat Primordius in Throne of Thunder on Normal or Heroic difficulty without any player or Primordius absorbing a Mutagenic Pool. 10 points. receiving a harmful mutation. 10 points.

Pet Battles

Player vs. Player

Scenarios
  • Fight Anger with Anger (New) Defeat the Abomination of Anger in the Crypt of Forgotten Kings scenario with 20 stacks of Uncontrolled Anger. 10 points.



Spell Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Mounts

Item Set Bonuses

Death Knight (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Blood

Druid (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Balance & Restoration

Hunter (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Talents
  • Intimidation is now a Level 30 talent, replacing Blinding Shot.

Marksmanship
  • Binding Shot is no longer a talent, just a Marksmanship spell.
  • Wild Quiver (New) Deals ranged weapon damage. Requires Crossbows. Hunter - Marksmanship Spec. 100 yd range.

Mage (Forums, Talent Calculator)

Talents

Fire
  • Critical Mass now gives a 1.3 damage multiplier, up from 1.2.
  • Pyroblast had a 10% damage and SP scaling reduction.

Monk (Forums, Talent Calculator)
  • Chi Wave now hits targets within 25 yards, up from 20.

Windwalker
  • Brewing: Tigereye Brew For each 3 Chi you consume through use of abilities and attacks, you gain a charge of Tigereye Brew. Use Tigereye Brew to consume the charges, granting you 2.60% [ 2.60 or 1.00 ]% increased damage for 15 sec. Tigereye Brew can stack up to 20 times, but can only consume up to 10 stacks at a time for 26.00% [ 26.00 or 10.00 ]% increased damage. Monk - Windwalker Spec.
  • Tigereye Brew Increases damage done by 2.60% [ 2.60 or 1.00 ]% per stack of Tigereye Brew active, consuming up to 10 Tigereye Brew stacks. Lasts 15 sec. For each 3 Chi you consume through use of abilities and attacks, you gain a charge of Tigereye Brew. Use Tigereye Brew to consume the charges, granting you 2.60% [ 2.60 or 1.00 ]% increased damage for 15 sec. Tigereye Brew can stack up to 20 times, but can only consume up to 10 stacks at a time for 26.00% [ 26.00 or 10.00 ]% increased damage. Monk - Windwalker Spec. Instant. 1 sec cooldown.

Paladin (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Holy

Priest (Forums, Talent Calculator)
  • Binding Heal had a partial tooltip fix.
  • Penance had a 10% damage and SP scaling reduction and 10% healing an SP scaling increase.

Discipline
  • Atonement now heals for 90% of the damage dealt, up from 80%.
  • Penance had a 10% damage and SP scaling reduction and 10% healing an SP scaling increase.

Major Glyphs
  • Glyph of Smite no longer allows for the additional damage to be transferred by Atonement.

Rogue (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Talents

Major Glyphs

Shaman (Forums, Talent Calculator)
  • Chain Heal had a ~18% increase to healing and SP scaling.
  • Earthliving had a 20% increase to healing and SP scaling.
  • Healing Rain had a 20% increase to healing and SP scaling.
  • Healing Rain now costs 36.6% of Base Mana, down from 43.1%.

Elemental

Enhancement
  • Feral Spirit wolves are now immune to movement-impairing effects.

Restoration

Warlock (Forums, Talent Calculator)

Demonology

Major Glyphs

Warrior (Forums, Talent Calculator)

Talents
  • Enraged Regeneration no longer costs Rage. Now heals for 5% of total health, and another 5% over 5 sec, down from 10% initially and 10% additionally. Effects are doubled if used while Enraged.
  • Second Wind no longer grants Rage on being Stunned or Immobilized.

Arms

Fury

Protection
  • Bastion of Defense now reduces the cooldown of your Shield Wall by 1 min, down from 3 min.

Racials
Human
  • Languages Common. Pandaren Racial. Common. Human Racial.

Orc
  • Languages Orcish. Pandaren Racial. Orcish. Orc Racial.

Pandaren

Raid & Dungeon Abilities
  • Barrel Explosion The gunpowder barrel explodes, dealing 50,000 damage to all units within 4 5 yards. 10 yd range. Instant.
  • Twisted Elements Blasts an enemy with dark magic, inflicting 50,000 Shadow damage. 40 20 yd range. 2.5 sec cast.
  • Veil of Darkness Launches a dark bolt of energy at enemies within 0 50 yards, inflicting Shadow damage and reducing their ability to receive healing. 50 yd range. 2.5 sec cast.
This article was originally published in forum thread: Patch 5.3 PTR - Build 16853 started by chaud View original post
Comments 65 Comments
  1. Pulski's Avatar
    I see that most mage changes were labeled Tooltip fixes, but not CM and Pyro. These are also tooltip fixes and have been live since 5.2.
  1. meerkat4's Avatar
    The strider nerf is rather annoying... but workable. Most of the time when you walk on water with it, it is over a large lake or stretch of ocean where there are no mobs to begin with.
  1. Egestas's Avatar
    I have question about rShamans.....its a serious buff on 5.3 or Tooltip fix....dnt understand x/ Thanks for the answer
  1. Wayne25uk's Avatar
    Fuck sake i was just starting to enjoy using that binding shot in pvp and pve,now marks gets it,jeezzz!
  1. Shelie's Avatar
    i think dks locks mages shpriests ferals and bmhunters need next buffs they have so low dmg in pvp. its pretty bad they can kill everything in 3 seconds but not enough they need more, a lot more. I pray for them i want them to show us their super skill, cmon blizz do it!... make it worse than it is, there is no way u could possibly repair it.

    (btw i don't play any of these "skilled" classes)

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