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by Published on 2020-12-01 03:44 AM

WoW Patch 9.0.2 Hotfixes - November 30, 2020
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Achievements

  • Opening Misplaced Supplies should now count progress towards the achievement Treasures of Maldraxxus . Players may need to collect it a second time to earn credit.
  • The Elusive Faerie Cache required for Treasures of Ardenweald is now less elusive.

Classes

  • Hunter
    • Beast Mastery
      • Wild Spirits (Night Fae Ability) will no longer deal damage multiple times when using Bestial Wrath with Animal Companion (Talent) or when using Barbed Shot with Stomp (Talent).
    • Marksmanship
      • Corrected an issue where Shadowcore Oil Blast would incorrectly interfere with Steady Focus (Talent) when casting two Steady Shots in a row.
      • Corrected an issue where Bursting Shot was causing Wild Spirits (Night Fae Ability) to unintentionally deal multiple hits to the enemy.
  • Death Knight
    • General
      • Resolved several issues with Death Knight voice effects. Go forth and intimidate your enemies with a clearer /roar!
  • Priest
    • General
      • Phantasmic Detonation will now properly explode when the Volatile Phantasm (Torghast Power) illusion is defeated.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • [ Work in progress ] The Primal Tide Core Legendary effect will now only apply Riptide to friendly players.

Covenants

  • Added two Battle Ready Tauralus outside the Seat of the Primus for faster travel through the covenant hall.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Nikara Blackheart at Sophia’s Aria in Bastion now deals appropriate damage and is now less challenging.
  • Wingsmash is now ready to help fight Harika the Horrid in Revendreth no matter how many players give him weapons at the same time. Additionally, the Ballista Bolts respawn more frequently, and Sacks of Dredhaven Tools will no longer spawn as they are obsolete. Wingsmash will also no longer get stuck at the broken ballista and now resets properly.

Dungeons and Raids

  • De Other Side
    • Mueh’zala
      • Added a power bar to Mueh’zala so that he may better convey when his next Soulcrusher is coming.
  • Necrotic Wake
    • Dungeon enemies can no longer immediately recast Spine Crush.
  • Plaguefall
    • Infinitely Divisible Ooze now correctly drops for Agility and Intellect classes.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • The transport kyrian will now carry druids in their combat shapeshift forms.

Items and Rewards

  • Reduced the idle sound effect volume of the Warstitched Darkhound mount.
  • The Hearty Dragon Plume toy now has a 15 minute cooldown (was 5 minutes).
  • Players are now able to watch other’s strum their Fae Harp toy. Enjoy the show!
  • Fixed an issue that caused characters to remain laughing after using the S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera MkII.
  • Deep Fried Seraph Tenders now only work outdoors and not in dungeons or battlegrounds. Tooltips will be updated to reflect this in a future patch.
  • Pre-Mixed Pot of Noodles now grants an appropriate amount of Versatility for Pandaren characters at level 60.

Player versus Player

  • Oribos PvP quests, such as “Observing Battle,” should now show a turn-in location once completed.
  • Hunter
    • Hunter’s Mark now lasts 30 seconds instead of indefinitely when used against an enemy player.

Professions

  • [ With regional restarts ] Resolved an issue where experience gained from crafting a Legendary item would sometimes not retain after relogging into the game.
  • Budding Lashers now reward Herbalists loot after gathering their corpses.

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Fixed an issue where players below level 50 who entered into the Threads of Fate experience would have issues accessing quests in the Shadowlands.
    • Fixed an issue where Anima Salvage Callings could not be abandoned or completed after changing covenants.
  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue where opening Silver Strongboxes would sometimes not reward credit for “The Sweetest Tribute” quest.
    • “A Friendly Rivalry” can now be turned in while the “Training Regimen” World Quest is available.
    • Fixed an issue where the quest, “Hero’s Rest” could not be turned into the ever-present version of Kalisthene.
    • Fixed an issue where the Chamber Incense Burner could be not be interacted with during the quest “You Go First.”
  • Maldraxxus
    • Mounts are no longer allowed on the island that holds the Unfinished Blade for “Through the Fire and Flames.”
    • Players on the quest “Return to Draka” will now find her at the Seat of the Primus.
    • More enemies now have a chance to drop Poxedskin Samples required for the dungeon quest “Plaguefall: Knee Deep In It.”
    • Increased the Traitor’s Head drop rate required for “Bring Me Their Heads.”
    • The Animates required to recruit for the quest “Ani-Matter Animator” has been lowered to 12 (was 15) and the respawn rate has been increased.
    • Increased the respawn rate of the Ash Ghouls required for “Unbearable Light.”
    • Enemi should now offer the quests “Slaughter Daughter” and "Bottled up Inside’ for players who have lost them.
  • Ardenweald
    • Fixed a bug that caused quest objectives to sometimes be invisible on “Cut the Roots” and “Take the Power”.
  • Revendreth
    • Stonehead is hungry! “Snacks for Stonehead” should now correctly be available to all players in the Ember Ward.
    • “Halls of Atonement: Your Absolution” should now be correctly offered to all Venthyr covenant players by Archivist Fane in Halls of Atonement.
  • The Maw
    • Prince Renathal now stealths when the player enters stealth during the storyline quest, “Torghast, Tower of the Damned”.
    • Added more souls to rescue within Cocyrus for the quest “Rule 1: Have an Escape Plan.” We’re not proud about damning more souls into the Maw… but it should help make completing the quest easier.
  • Exile’s Reach
    • Fixed an issue where players on Exile’s Reach who completed either “Down with the Quilboar” or “Forbidden Quilboar Necromancy” without accepting the other quest would be unable to see Mithdran Dawntracker to continue the story.

Soulbinds

  • Run Without Tiring (Niya Soulbind Ability) no longer continues to heal when health is full.

The Maw: Eye of the Jailer
  • Saving Souls with the Soulkeeper present no longer grants Stygia after reaching Threat Level 5.
  • Fixed an issue which could cause the Soulkeeper to unexpectedly be present with your character in the Maw when Anima Salvage was an active calling. It will once again only be present when you are tasked with collecting souls.

World Quests

  • Fixed an issue with world quest “Allay Their Fears” not appearing.
  • Fixed an issue where Korinna’s Allaying Crook could be used on living targets during the Bastion World Quest “Allay Their Fears.”
  • Fixed an issue where it was more challenging than intended to maintain a Precision streak during the Bastion World Quest “We’ll Make an Aspirant Out of You.”
  • Fixed an issue where “Battles Won Long Ago” could erroneously be repeated.
  • Battle Pet World Quests should now properly count for Callings that require you to complete activities in a zone.
  • Increased the respawn rate of the Crates of Salvaged Explosions for the Maldraxxus World Quest “Gettin’ Even.”
by Published on 2020-11-30 09:42 PM

What to do before the Weekly Reset
The first week of Shadowlands is almost over, so we're highlighting a few activities that players might want to do before the weekly reset.

ActivityRewards
Mythic Dungeons184 item level loot
Wrath of the Jailer183 item level loot
Covenant CallingsReservoir Anima, Reputation
Renown Quest: Replenish the Reservoir1 Renown
Campaign Quest: Explore Torghast200 Soul Ash
Soulforges Layer 3 (Torghast)305 Soul Ash
Upper Reaches Layer 3 (Torghast)305 Soul Ash
Dungeon Quest: A Valuable Find: Spires of Ascension175 Reservoir Anima, 500 Reputation
Dungeon Quest: Trading Favors: Necrotic Wake175 Reservoir Anima, 500 Reputation
PvP Quest: Observing Battle175 Reservoir Anima, 500 Honor


Dark Legacy Comics #750
DLC #750 has been released!

by Published on 2020-11-30 12:40 AM

Shadowlands Launch Gearing Overview
Shadowlands has made a few changes to the gearing process, and so it may be confusing as to what is the best way to gear up at max level. Here is a summary of sources and item level for your first few weeks along with future content coming soon.

Available Now

SourceItem Level
Normal Dungeons158
Heroic Dungeons171
Mythic Dungeons184
Covenant Campaign Set (Based on Renown Rank)155
World Quests145+
Crafted Gear151 - 164
PvP Honor158 - 171
Faction Vendor (Reaching Honored - Exalted)164 - 200



Available Week 2

SourceItem Level
Rank 1 Legendary (Need 1250 Soul Ash)190



Available From Season 1 Onward

SourceItem Level
Rank 2 Legendary (Need 2000 Soul Ash)210
Rank 3 Legendary (Need 3200 Soul Ash)225
Rank 4 Legendary (Need 5150 Soul Ash)235
Castle Nathria LFR187 (194 Last 2 Bosses)
Castle Nathria Normal200 (207 Last 2 Bosses)
Castle Nathria Heroic213 (220 Last 2 Bosses)
Castle Nathria Mythic (Week 4)226 (233 Last 2 Bosses)
PvP Honor Upgrades177 - 197
PvP Conquest190+
World Boss207
Mythic+ End Chest187 - 210
Great Vault200 - 226
by Published on 2020-11-29 12:45 AM

Free Character Transfers Now Available For Some Realms
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
With the launch of Shadowlands, great numbers of players have left Azeroth for the afterlife, dramatically increasing player populations on every realm. For a small number of realms, demand has been overwhelming, and we’ve been working around the clock to address issues on those realms and make the game available to the maximum number of players.

Today, we’ve enabled the Free Character Transfer service for players who have characters on high population realms that are experiencing consistent, extended queues. If this service is available on your realm, you’ll access it in the Services section of the Shop on your character selection screen for that realm.

Please note:

  • You cannot select a destination realm that also has a high population.
  • Realm to realm character transfers take time to complete, and the duration is higher when more players are using the service.
  • You cannot log in to your character until the migration has completed.
  • You cannot cancel a migration in progress.
  • Blizzard Customer Support cannot cancel a migration or speed up the migration process.
  • Character migrations are irreversible.
  • The free service may be disabled at any time, as necessary.

We strongly suggest that any players planning to use a Free Character Transfer do so as soon as possible.

Thank you very much!
by Published on 2020-11-28 02:25 AM

Patch 9.0.2 Hotfixes - November 27, 2020
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Classes

  • Mage
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Clouded Diamond (Torghast Anima Power) would not trigger with Arcane Momentum.
  • Warlock
    • General
      • Corrected an issue where Soul Rot (Night Fae Ability) was unable to be used if the warlock was low on health.

Covenants

  • Corrected an issue that could cause players who were trying to switch covenants to incorrectly be treated as having previously been a member of their desired new covenant.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Stablemaster Vasilica has taken up shop in Sinfall to help Venthyr covenant members recover their lost pets.

Items and Rewards

  • The Mistcaller Ocarina trinket now refreshes its buff duration when the buff is already applied and the buff now lasts 15 minutes (was 5 minutes).

Quests

  • Covenant Campaign
    • Fixed an issue where characters who chose to enter the Threads of Fate could have quests in their log from "The Looming Dark" campaign that could no longer be completed.
  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue where there were two Centurion Colossi visible during the quest "The Final Countdown."
  • Maldraxxas
    • Characters in Threads of Fate mode should no longer be offered the Maldraxxus quest "WANTED: The Key of Eyes" as it takes place in a level 60 area.
  • Ardenweald
    • Fixed an issue during the quest "Ride to Heartwood Grove" where the Riding Stag would not want to be mounted.
  • Revendreth
    • Players who logout during “Refuge of Revendreth” should no longer be required to restart the quest to complete it.
    • Archivist Fane will now allow those sworn to the Venthyr to obtain the quest "Halls of Atonement: Your Absolution."
    • Prince Renathal will now accept the turn in of "Cages For All Occasions" while mounted on a Bridled Shadehound.
  • The Maw
    • Resolved an issue where Brethlun the Brand can become stuck and permanently evade all oncoming attacks during the quest "The Brand Holds the Key."
  • Battle for Azeroth
    • Fixed an issue where Tyrande could get stuck in combat during the Battle for Azeroth Alliance scenario "In Darkest Night."

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Any Soul Ash that was not looted from defeated enemies will now be sent to the player’s mailbox.

World Quests

  • Increased the spawn frequency of Brittle Bark Mischief-Makers needed for the World Quest “Spriggan Size Me!”
  • Fixed an issue where Kleia could display incorrectly during the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Falling With Style."

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