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by Published on 2022-11-30 10:17 AM

Dragonflight Known Issues - November 29, 2022
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
The Dragonflight expansion is now live. Please read on for a list of known issues that we’re working on, and further information about this update.

10.0.2 Known Issues - Updated November 29

Classes

Demon Hunter
  • Shattered Restoration does not increase the healing of Soul Fragments from Shattered Souls, and does not update the tooltip values of Shattered Souls.
  • Infernal Armor thorns damage tooltip value does not update with second rank with talent point unallocated.
  • Vengeance
    • Fodder to the Flame Condemned Demon does not die with one Throw Glaive.

Druid
  • Feral
    • Freedom of the Herd (PvP) tooltip mentions incorrect cooldown reduction.

Evoker
  • Casting an empower spell when the Thundering affix buffs are applied causes the cast bar to desync.

Hunter
  • Call of the Wild summoned pets temporarily prevent the use of Mend Pet.
  • Serrated Shots does not increase damage from Hit the Mark.
  • Animal Companion reduces the damage done by Call of the Wild.
  • Wind Arrow is doubly affected by Mastery: Sniper Training.
  • Sentinel Owl highlight will display as a loot beam animation if Outline Mode is disabled.
  • Quick Shot will not proc if your weapon is transmogrified to a different weapon type.

Paladin
  • Protection
    • Shining Light secondary proc does not appear on Personal Resource UI.

Rogue
  • Dungeon and Raid enemies are immune to Distract.

Shaman
  • Lightning, Earth, and Water Shields’ auras disappear upon entering an instance or logging out.

Dragonriding
  • Renewed Proto-Drake and Highland Drake UI will break when previewing other drakes with the Storm-Eater and Crimson Gladiator Skin on.

Dungeons and Raids
  • Ruby Life Pools
    • Kyrakka has no aggro table until it has fully landed at 50% health.
    • If Kyrakka is defeated before Erkhart, the Flaming Embers pools of area denial do not harm players.
  • Scholomance
    • Warriors’ Charge ability can cause a disconnect or death.
  • Temple of the Jade Serpent
    • Warriors’ Charge ability can cause a disconnect or death.

Items
  • Kharnalex, The First Light displays ‘Adventurer’ as an eligible class.

Player Characters
  • The Leather Renown transmog set is available to everyone.
  • Pandaren may display pink, un-textured hair in the transmog window for backpacks.
  • There are unobtainable appearances in two Dracthyr Battlegear transmog Sets, preventing completion of the sets.

Player versus Player
  • Players are unable to earn Vicious Saddles during Dragonflight Season 1.
  • Enigma Crucible and Empyrean Domain are unavailable.
  • Nokhudon Proving Grounds
    • Ground-targeted abilities (such as Ring of Frost or Rain of Fire) that are cast on the ramps located in the arena can be difficult to see.

Professions
  • Crafting Orders that have expired or are canceled will display an ‘Order Complete!’ text at the top right of the window despite the order not being fulfilled.
  • Mining
    • The Titan-Touched sub-path for the Master of the Elements Specialization tree is incorrectly showing the description for the 40 point capper as the unlock point capper and vice versa. The intended effect is that unlocking Titan Touched provides a short term player buff when you mine the node, and the Titan-Touched 40 point capper unlocks the ability to return to portals created by Overloading Titan-Touched nodes.

Quests
  • On “The Other Side”, one character opening the vault does so for other characters.
  • In the Darkshore Warfront, Maiev Shadowsong will reset after casting “Mass Vengeance”.
  • In the Destruction Warlock Mage Tower, Jormog the Behemoth and its abilities are invisible, and Tugar Bloodtotem can appear to be a female human.
  • Ohn’ahrahn Plains
    • Initiate Zorig does not appear for turn in of “Desecrator Annihilator” or “Reagents of De-Necromancy”.
    • On “Maruukai”, carts are sinking into ground on the uneven terrain.
    • On “Proto Problems”, Hypoxicron is landing mid-air.
    • Ronsak the Decimator does not create a bonus objective/quest.
    • Scaleseeker Mezeri does not create a bonus quest.
    • Eaglemaster Niraak does not create a bonus quest.
    • Windseeker Avash does not create a bonus quest.
    • “The Nokhud Offensive: Founders Keepers” is missing quest loot.
  • Thaldraszus
    • On “The Once and Future Team”, abandoning the Quest after defeating the Colossal Causality changes the number of the Timewalker Wardens that approach.
    • On “Banquet Battle” interacting with tables causes unexpected camera behavior.
    • Resetting the “Ancient Protector” Bonus Objective encounter will cause the Ancient Protector to be untargetable.
  • The Forbidden Reach
    • “Final Order” displays empty quest text at turn-in while in-progress.

User Interface
  • On the character select screen, characters cannot be moved via drag-and-drop.
  • The UI can only display four rewards for Major Factions - Renown Rewards.
  • Press-and-Hold can have a casting delay compared to repeatedly pressing the key.
  • In Ohn’ahran Plains, area texts on the Map are in incorrect locations.
  • Map and minimap icons may disappear while in Valdrakken.



For those just returning or who otherwise need to be caught up we have guides for both new and returning players.

New Player’s Guide

Returning Player’s Guide

As with any update, it is important to make sure that if you use addons that they have been updated.

Helpful links for various tech issues:

Dragonflight Hotfixes - November 29, 2022
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Achievements
  • Fixed an issue where some players were not correctly receiving the Shadowlands Season 4 Shrouded Hero title and achievement.

Classes
  • Death Knight
    • Blood
      • Fixed an issue where Leeching Strike was not healing as intended.
  • Priest
    • Fixed an issue causing Shadowfiend to not grant Mana for Holy and Discipline specializations.

Creatures and NPCs
  • Cauldronbearer Blakor's Molten Pour effect reduced to 1 minute.

Dungeons and Raids
  • Shadowlands dungeons now properly appear in the Dungeon Finder during the Shadowlands Timewalking Campaign.
  • The Nokhud Offensive
    • Granyth
      • Fixed an issue that could cause the Dragonkiller Lances to fire twice.
      • Fixed an issue where casting Mind Control or Dominate Mind on Nokhud Saboteurs would cause them to become unresponsive.
    • Teera and Maruuk
      • Fixed an issue causing the Ancestors' Treasure Trove awarded after the encounter ends to sometimes not be lootable.
    • Balakar Khan
      • Fixed an issue where Rending Strike was being cast during Phase 2.

Items and Rewards
  • Seltherex in Valdrakken now sells Honor gear. This gear is currently upgradable to rank 3 (item level 353) and will be able to be upgraded to rank 5 when Season 1 begins.
  • Fixed an issue where uncommon bind-on-equip items in dungeons were incorrectly appearing as rare quality.
  • Yellow War Ottuk and Yellow Scouting Ottuk now correctly display in the Mount Journal.
  • Addressed several weapons that were dealing less damage than intended.
  • Shadowlands Season 4 Tokens of Merit have been reduced to poor quality and will still sell for 500 gold.

Professions
  • Fixed multiple issues that caused Find Minerals and Find Herbs to behave erratically on the Dragon Isles.
  • Fixed an issue where the Frozen Writ weapon enchant effect was not correctly triggering.
  • Fixed an issue where the Sophic Writ weapon enchant effect was triggering too frequently.
  • Fixed an issue where you could skin some enemies that were not intended to be skinned.

Quests
  • The Waking Shores
    • Fixed an issue where “Dragon Glyphs and You” could not be completed.
    • Fixed an issue where Bothersome Bees would sometimes attack players while invisible during “Leave Bee Alone.”
    • Fixed an issue where players could not interact with Majordomo Selistra to complete "Proto-Fight.""
    • Fixed an issue where there were no visible points of interest map indicators for "Rapid Fire Plans.""
    • Fixed an issue where killing enemies while riding Osoria during "Hands Off Operation" would not provide credit for the quest.
  • Ohn'ahran Plains
    • Fixed an issue where the spear and bow quest items were not dropping for "The Nokhud Offensive: Founders Keepers.""
  • Thaldraszus
    • Fixed an issue where the point of interest map indicators were not updating correctly for "Eyes and Ears" and "Nowhere to Hide.""
    • Fixed an issue where faction changing could send you to the incorrect starting area during "Feels Like the First Time."
    • Fixed an issue where "The Flow of Time" would not progress on clients using non-English languages.
by Published on 2022-11-29 09:47 PM

Dragonflight Performance Issues
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Since the launch of Dragon Isles content, our live operations and server engineering teams have been working non-stop to address several unexpected performance issues. Some of these were fixed with realm restarts that took place earlier today in all regions, and other performance issues are still being worked on.

This is a top priority, and we expect to deploy additional fixes over the next day.

Thank you for your patience.
by Published on 2022-11-29 11:31 AM

Dragonflight Hotfixes - November 28, 2022
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Achievements

  • Evokers are now included in the achievement That Takes Class.

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Fixed an issue with Insidious Chill not properly slowing auto-attack speed.
    • Unholy
      • Fixed an issue with Unholy Aura rank 2 not correctly increasing the damage of your summons by the intended amount.
  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc
      • [With weekly restarts] Burning Wound's Immolation Aura damage bonus reduced to 40% (was 50%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Know Your Enemy critical damage bonus reduced to 40/80% of your critical strike chance (was 50/100%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Any Means Necessary damage bonus for affected skills reduced to 80% of your Mastery: Demonic Presence bonus (was 100%).
    • Vengeance
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Charred Flesh from benefitting from its second rank.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented the global cooldown incurred by Soul Carver from being correctly modified by Haste.
  • Druid
    • Restoration
      • Fixed an issue that caused Lifebloom's bloom to not be increased by Mastery while talented into Budding Leaves.
  • Evoker
    • Devastation
      • Fixed an issue that caused Disintegrate to not fully benefit from Iridescence: Blue if two Disintegrate casts were chained together.
      • Fixed an issue where Burnout could trigger more often than intended with certain talent combinations.
  • Mage
    • Fixed an issue that caused Ignite to spread to targets under the effects of crowd control.
  • Monk
    • Windwalking, Close to Heart, and Generous Pour should no longer fail to reapply in certain very uncommon circumstances.
  • Paladin
    • [With weekly restarts] Of Dusk and Dawn has been adjusted:
      • Blessing of Dawn now increases damage and healing by 5% (was 6%) and duration increased to 20 seconds (was 15 seconds).
      • Blessing of Dusk duration increased to 20 seconds (was 15 seconds).
      • Seal of Order now increases the healing and damage of your Holy Power spending abilities by 8% during Blessing of Dawn (was 10%).
    • Protection
      • [With weekly restarts] Word of Glory healing increased by 40%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Light of the Titans healing increased by 40%.
      • Fixed an issue causing Moment of Glory to only trigger from auto-attacks.
      • Fixed an issue where Blessed Hammer's damage reduction was not applying correctly.
      • Fixed an issue causing Grand Crusader to trigger at a rate higher than intended.
      • [With weekly restarts] Fixed an issue with Righteous Protector's interaction with free casts from Divine Purpose, Shining Light, and Bastion of Light.
      • [With weekly restarts] Fixed an issue causing spenders cast with Bastion of Light to consume Divine Purpose triggers.
      • [With weekly restarts] Fixed an issue causing Words of Glory cast with Shining Light to not consume Bastion of Light stacks.
  • Priest
    • Discipline
      • Fixed an issue causing queued spells to not increase the damage of spells when buffed by Twilight Equilibrium.
      • Fixed an issue causing Power of the Dark Side procs to grant a Holy damage buff instead of a Shadow damage buff when casting Penance with Twilight Equilibrium talented.
      • Fixed an issue causing Divine Aegis to consume damage buffs from Twilight Equilibrium.
      • Fixed an issue causing a queued Penance to not grant Harsh Discipline following a Smite cast that would normally have granted the buff.
      • [With weekly restarts] The duration of the Harsh Discipline buff effect has been increased to 30 seconds (was 15 seconds).
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Envenom from consuming Amplifying Poison if it had exactly 10 stacks.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Rupture's duration from benefiting from Animacharged combo points (via Echoing Reprimand) when casting Rupture on an enemy afflicted by Deathmark.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Deathmark's effect from being displayed on enemy nameplates.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented some weapon poisons from being applied at a guaranteed rate by Poisoned Knife.
    • Outlaw
      • Fixed an issue with the tooltip of Restless Blades which incorrectly had Sepsis listed as an affected ability.
      • [With weekly restarts] Dispatch damage reduced by 5%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Dreadblades duration reduced to 8 seconds (was 10 seconds) and Energy cost reduced to 40 (was 50).
    • Subtlety
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Silent Storm's buff from being consumed by Shuriken Storm when cast via Shuriken Tornado.
      • Fixed an issue where Shadow Dance's recast cooldown was always 8 seconds, regardless of its duration. Recast cooldown now correctly matches duration.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Shadow damage dealt by Secret Technique's Shadow Clones from being correctly modified by talents that increase Shadow damage.
  • Warlock
    • Fixed an issue where Inquisitor's Gaze would not attack dummies.
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where Grimoire: Felguard would not correctly apply 5 applications of Fel Sunder.
  • Warrior
    • Arms
      • [With weekly restarts] Seasoned Soldier now also grants 10% reduced damage to area effect damage.
      • [With weekly restarts] Battlelord now also increases the damage of Overpower by 25% at all times.
      • [With weekly restarts] Martial Prowess increases the damage of Mortal Strike by 30% per stack (was 25%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Exhilarating Blows chance to reset Mortal Strike or Cleave increased to 20% (was 15%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Fatal Mark damage increased by 20%.
      • [With weekly restarts] Fueled by Violence now heals for 65% of the damage dealt by deep wounds (was 50%).
      • [With weekly restarts] Mortal Strike damage increased by 3.5%.
    • Fury
      • Onslaught's Rage generation reduced to 25 (was 30) but it is now again correctly affected by Recklessness causing it to generate 50 Rage while under Recklessness.
      • Odyn's Fury's damage over time effect no longer incorrectly displays for other players on nameplates.
    • Protection
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Unnerving Focus from affecting several abilities.
      • Brace for Impact's tooltip clarified to state it increases block value rather than percentage amount blocked.
      • Enduring Alacrity now correctly modifies your Armor.
      • Focused Vigor now correctly modifies your Armor.
      • [With weekly restarts] Execute damage increased by 30%.

Player versus Player

  • Several spells that were persisting between Solo Shuffle rounds will now be cleared properly.
  • Rogue
    • [With weekly restarts] Recuperator effectiveness is no longer reduced by 50% in PvP combat.
    • [With weekly restarts] Echoing Reprimand damage is no longer reduced by 50% in PvP combat.
    • [With weekly restarts] Reverberation damage is no longer reduced by 33% in PvP combat.
    • Outlaw
      • [With weekly restarts] Killing Spree damage is no longer reduced by 20% in PvP combat.
      • [With weekly restarts] Pistol Shot damage is no longer reduced by 16% in PvP combat.
    • Subtlety
      • [With weekly restarts] Mastery: Executioner effectiveness is no longer reduced by 20% in PvP combat.
by Published on 2022-11-28 11:39 PM

The Storm-Eater’s Fury - Raszageth Confronts Alexstrasza Dragonflight In-game Cinematic
Blizzard released a new in-game cinematic that players encounter while questing in The Dragon Isles. *SPOILERS*

by Published on 2022-11-28 05:25 PM

UPDATE - The Fel Drake Twitch Drop will go live with the expansion.

World of Warcraft: Dragonflight Expansion Live This Week!
The Dragonflight expansion is going live in most regions this week.






What is Releasing This Week?
A good chunk of content is releasing with the Dragonflight expansion.


What is Coming Soon?


Official Dragonflight Expansion Patch Notes
Here are the Official Patch notes for the Dragonflight expansion launch.



The Dragon Isles
The Dragon Isles will be the new continent for the expansion. Players will level to the new cap of 70 as they explore this rich environment.








New Dungeons
Dragonflight launches with eight new dungeons - four leveling and four max level.

Level-up dungeons:
  • Ruby Life Pools
  • Brackenhide Hollow
  • The Nokhud Offensive
  • Uldaman: Legacy of Tyr

Max-level dungeons:
  • Neltharus
  • The Azure Vault
  • Halls of Infusion
  • Algeth'ar Academy









Dragonriding
Players will be able to soar around The Dragon Isles on the back of customizable dragons with mechanics and speed never seen with normal flying.




New Factions
Four new factions are available in Dragonflight. Earning reputation with them is now based on a system similar to renown in Shadowlands, making the process much more accessible with more consistent rewards.




Professions Revamp
Professions have undergone a major overhaul with Dragonflight, making them more important and relevant in the endgame.




Dragonflight Season 1 Starts December 13
Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
New Dungeon Rotation
Dragonflight Season 1 will feature a new dungeon rotation for Mythic+. Four dungeons from Dragonflight are included, and four returning dungeons from previous expansions. Here’s the full lineup:

  • Ruby Life Pools
  • The Nokhud Offensive
  • The Azure Vault
  • Algeth’ar Academy
  • Halls of Valor (from the Legion™ expansion)
  • Court of Stars (from the Legion™ expansion)
  • Shadowmoon Burial Grounds (from the Warlords of Draenor™ expansion)
  • Temple of the Jade Serpent (from the Mists of Pandaria™ expansion)



Court of Stars, one of the dungeons returning in Dragonflight Season 1

M+ and PvP Season 1 will also begin the week of December 12 with regional maintenance. For Dragonflight, there will be no loot caps for Mythic+ on the first week, as Mythic Vault of the Incarnates will open at the same time.

Mythic+ Dungeon Affixes

For Season 1, we're introducing a new affix, but the Necrotic and Inspiring affixes won't be making an appearance. More information on this new affix will be released at a later date.

A Rewarding New Season Ahead

Dragonflight Season 1 will feature familiar exclusive rewards such as the Ahead of the Curve and Cutting Edge achievements for raids, Keystone Master achievements, rewards for Mythic+, and Gladiator rewards for PvP. Closer to the start of Season 1, we’ll share more information on seasonal rewards and how to obtain them.

New Vault of the Incarnates Raid Opens December 13
Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
New Raid: Vault of the Incarnates



Unravel the mysteries of the Vault of the Incarnates

Vault of the Incarnates is the first raid players will experience in Dragonflight, featuring eight all-new boss encounters.



The Primalists breached the Titan prison used to hold the Incarnates for millennia. Within, Raszageth performs a foul ritual to unleash her siblings so together they can purge the world of the Titans' influence. The champions of Azeroth must assault this impregnable fortress and break their defenses to end this threat. While many could fall, defeat condemns all the realms to the Incarnates' reign of fire and blood.



Raid Release Schedule:

  • Week of December 12: Normal, Heroic, and Mythic Vault of the Incarnates will open with the weekly maintenance for each region
  • Week of December 19: Vault of the Incarnates Raid Finder Wing 1 opens
  • Week of January 2: Vault of the Incarnates Raid Finder Wing 2 opens
  • Week of January 16: Vault of the Incarnates Raid Finder Wing 3 opens

Cross-Faction Mythic and Hall of Fame Eligibility

Cross-faction Mythic Vault of the Incarnates will be available from the start. Hall of Fame entries will require at least 16 out of 20 raiders to be from the same guild and faction to be eligible for rewards. See this support article for more information.

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