Upcoming Shards of Domination Set Bonus Buffs
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Hotfixes - July 30, 2021

Items and Rewards

  • Shards of Domination
    • [With weekly maintenance in each region] Blood Link – The damage and healing amount has been increased at all ranks by 20%.
    • [With weekly maintenance in each region] Winds of Winter – The amount of damage and healing stored by the Winds has been increased at all ranks by ~45%.
      • Developers’ note: The difference between the three Rune Words for the Shards of Domination system is bigger than we want it to be. We have identified and fixed a bug in Winds of Winter which was preventing some damaging and healing abilities from counting towards its total, and we have retuned Winds of Winter and Blood Link so that the relative power between Rune Word bonuses is more balanced.
  • Jotungeirr, Destiny’s Call will now reset its cooldown at the end of boss encounters.
  • Fixed an issue where Ticking Sack of Terror could trigger more than intended in the presence of multiple trinkets.

Spit Emote Removed on TBC Classic PTR
The /spit emote has been removed on the Burning Crusade Classic PTR. Players can no longer target others with the emote, however they can still spit on the ground.

It is speculated that this change is a result of people spamming /spit on players riding the Reawakened Phase-Hunter mount, the reward for purchasing the Burning Crusade Deluxe Edition.



Lead Game Designer Jeremy Feasel tweeted that he's having a look at cleaning up toxicity in the game, so this could be one of many changes to come.

This article was originally published in forum thread: Upcoming Shards of Domination Set Bonus Buffs, Spit Emote Removed on TBC Classic PTR started by Lumy View original post
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  1. ShadowyFanatic's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by rhorle View Post
    Given the stance FF has on toxicity it is hilarious you think Blizzard attempting the same will kill the game while making FF grow. Even Asmogold stated WoW is toxic and he was a large source of it including the whole spit emote fiasco. Don't you find it funny how quickly his act changes when the game he is now streaming for doesn't allow his old persona?
    If you're an adult, and you've been playing WoW for, oh, about 10 years, then you should be fully aware it is NOT "WoW" that is toxic - it is PEOPLE. It is the NATURE of the internet that makes people "toxic" because anonymity + anger = lashing out at people. And the real disturbing part? The part that makes 15 year vets like me give up and quit? Is the ridiculous, absurd, BABY stuff that people label "toxic" and then turn around and demand bans and censorship for. Like, please, people like that - do me and yourself a favor and just get off the internet.

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