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Patch 5.4 PTR - Build 17345
Build 17345 will be deployed to the PTR realms soon.

Spell Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Death Knight (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Frost

Monk (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Talents

Warlock (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Destruction
  • Chaos Bolt damage and SP scaling increased by 15%.

Raid & Dungeon Abilities
  • Burst of Corruption Inflicts 200,000 Inflicts 300,000 Shadow damage to all enemies. 100 yd range. 2 sec cast.
  • Corruption Inflicts 10,000 Inflicts 17,000 Shadow damage to the target every second for 12 sec. 100 yd range. Instant.
  • Empowered Whirling Corruption Inflicts 250,000 Inflicts 200,000 Shadow damage to enemies within 8 yards and creates a Minion of Y'Shaarj at the location. Unlimited range. Instant.
  • Hurl Corruption The caster hurls a ball of Sha energy, inflicting 300,000 750,000 Shadow damage to the target. This attack cannot be absorbed. 100 yd range. 2 sec cast.
  • Piercing Corruption The caster strikes at the target, inflicting a piercing strike of 400,000 600,000 Physical damage. This attack bypasses absorption effects but can be avoided and blocked. Melee range. 1 sec cast.
  • Pulsing Flames Periodically inflicting 0 Fire damage. Each pulse increases Fire damage dealt by 2%. 3 sec cast. 3%. 3 sec cast.
  • Titanic Smash The caster reaches back and smashes down in front of them, inflicting 500,000 1,000,000 Physical damage to all enemies in front of the caster. 100 yd range. 2 sec cast.
  • Whirling Corruption Inflicts 125,000 Inflicts 105,000 Shadow damage to nearby enemies. The damage inflicted decreases the farther away an enemy is from Garrosh. Unlimited range. Instant.
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Comments 41 Comments
  1. Klatar's Avatar
    Finally the patch to make sure, warlocks are dominating once again.
  1. KBWarriors's Avatar
    You know, I tend to wonder that if Blizzard anymore isn't just randomly making numbers up rather than looking through the data and player concerns.
  1. Klatar's Avatar
    Well you just need a big community to get buffs over the top. Works.
  1. Shudder's Avatar
    Um, might want to put that HB buff back to what it was. Dk's are horrible on live and aren't much better on the ptr. We need MORE buffs. Sick of being at the bottom.
  1. Dominating's Avatar
    Thanks for the Howling Blast nerf Blizzard, I would hate to have dual wield Frost become viable again
  1. Dopplegager's Avatar
    Sadly ROF will still be a dmh increase. This time you just don't get any embers from it.
  1. Damosapien's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Shudder View Post
    Um, might want to put that HB buff back to what it was. Dk's are horrible on live and aren't much better on the ptr. We need MORE buffs. Sick of being at the bottom.
    if your near the bottom on ptr your bad... ptr dk's are top by miles, this 'nerf' is sub 100 damage... it makes 0 difference, certainly wont knock you from top spot
  1. Tehfred's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Aven Reddins View Post
    It is probably needed in PvE, but idk how to feel about the chaos bolt buff in pvp. Sometimes they hit me for like 90k and other times they hit for 190k, both with dark soul up. It is too irregular.
    That probably has something to do with the PvE trinket. CB damage is based on crit rating and it gives, what, like 100% chance to crit?
  1. Arbs's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Moradim View Post
    well thanks for ignoring rets blizz, this means I have more time to play ff14 when im on the bench.
    Ret Paladins shouldn't be benched at all, that must be you as a player not the class.
  1. ProfessorTjc's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Moradim View Post
    well thanks for ignoring rets blizz, this means I have more time to play ff14 when im on the bench.
    No class/spec is not in anyway that bad to be benched. You must be a bad player no offense. I hear rets have one of the best bursts right now.
  1. Dalanos's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by ProfessorTjc View Post
    No class/spec is not in anyway that bad to be benched. You must be a bad player no offense. I hear rets have one of the best bursts right now.
    Which is fine in PvP and crap for PvE.
  1. Kurgath's Avatar
    Yeah, that's the right way Blizzard! Buff the most insane OP class even more and Nerf the bottom DPS more and more! Go Go! You go this! Hey! warlocks need another 143253248752387456532% Buff and DKs seriously need another Nerf, that bottom DPS is too insane for this game! Nerf 'em! Nerf!
  1. muto's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Endre View Post
    Yeah, that's the right way Blizzard! Buff the most insane OP class even more and Nerf the bottom DPS more and more! Go Go! You go this! Hey! warlocks need another 143253248752387456532% Buff and DKs seriously need another Nerf, that bottom DPS is too insane for this game! Nerf 'em! Nerf!
    Warlocks are not getting buffed lol. 15% to Chaos Bolt is hardly anything, and KJC is getting nerfed so it only works with filler spells, and Mannoroth's Fury is being put on a CD.
  1. manswtor's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Endre View Post
    Yeah, that's the right way Blizzard! Buff the most insane OP class even more and Nerf the bottom DPS more and more! Go Go! You go this! Hey! warlocks need another 143253248752387456532% Buff and DKs seriously need another Nerf, that bottom DPS is too insane for this game! Nerf 'em! Nerf!
    Rofl are you actually implying DKS are at a bad state? Good one.
  1. coblade14's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Dominating View Post
    Thanks for the Howling Blast nerf Blizzard, I would hate to have dual wield Frost become viable again
    They nerfed Howling Blast by about 100 points of damage. That would definitely break frost. Yep.
  1. Xetenor's Avatar
    Long time still until we see final changes. These are just minor bullshit adjustments that they came up with using a potato calculator. Ah man the beauty of developers.
  1. Hotei's Avatar
    15% more damage to chaos bolt - are you f***ing kidding.
  1. Gordon's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by coblade14 View Post
    They nerfed Howling Blast by about 100 points of damage. That would definitely break frost. Yep.
    Also, it is still buffed from live. People need to fucking shut up and read the fucking PTR patch notes, not the datamined changes between builds.
  1. Irscary's Avatar
    Stop jerking warlocks around! its not funny anymore!!!
  1. Olaf the Snowman's Avatar
    And the point of reviving this thread was?

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