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by Published on 2021-01-31 12:31 PM

Easy WoW Toolbox Takedown (Bot Tools)
Following up on the Input Broadcasting Software Warnings from last year, it looks like Blizzard has requested the takedown of the Easy WoW Toolbox website and software, one of the most popular bot toolkits for World of Warcraft.

The results of this takedown can already be seen in Classic WoW, as many players have noticed a reduction of bots that gathered herbs and farmed righteous orbs.
Originally Posted by EWT
After being reached by Blizzard, I decided that EWT development, support and sales must be discontinued.

Despite being an independent platform, EWT allowed the development of many other tools that infringe Blizzard's terms of use. With the immediate stop of EWT services, these tools will also stop working, at least under the EWT platform.

This is the last official announcement and no further comments will be done on this matter.

Thank you for the support.



Covenant Mission Helper Addon
Covenant Mission Helper is a new addon that simulates the result of an adventure based on the strength of your units and the enemy team.

Addon Features
  • The addon comes with an optimize button that changes the order of your troops to minimize HP loss
  • If units have random abilities, the addon will instead simulate the fight many times and estimate the success rate
  • Adventures are simulated round by round, considering all units' abilities (with the exception of environment aura)
  • To the right of the adventure window you can preview the full combat log and the remaining units' health



Dark Legacy Comics #758
DLC #758 has been released!

by Published on 2021-01-31 12:00 PM

Arena World Championship 2021 - Cup 2
Arena World Championship 2021 Cup 2 has started! Watch top teams from around the world fight for their share of the weekly $10,000 prize pool, and points used to advance to the Season 1 Circuit.

by Published on 2021-01-30 03:41 AM

Patch 9.0.2 Hotfixes - January 29th, 2021
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Adventures
  • Kyrian Covenant Companions
    • Apolon health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 100%.
    • Bron attack increased by 50%.
    • Disciple Kosmas health increased by 20%.
    • Hala health increased by 17%, attack increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 30%.
    • Ispiron attack increased by 33%.
    • Kythekios attack increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 167%.
    • Molako health increased by 67%, and spell effectiveness increased by 33%.
    • Nemea attack increased by 33%, and spell effectiveness increased by 50%.
    • Pelagos health increased by 20%.
    • Pelodis attack increased by 33%, and spell effectiveness increased by 50%.
    • Telethakas health increased by 100%, and spell effectiveness increased by 167%.
    • Teliah spell effectiveness increased by 18%.
    • Developers’ note: The Kyrian Covenant Companions were a mix of durable combatants and fragile fighters who had big abilities, but deploying them effectively wasn't as intuitive as expected. To compensate, we've boosted many abilities and decreased some Companions' overall fragility.
  • Venthyr Covenant Companions
    • Ayeleth the Deprived health increased by 38%, and spell effectiveness increased by 43%.
    • Bogdan spell effectiveness increased by 150%.
    • Dug Gravewell health increased by 14%.
    • General Draven health increased by 25%.
    • Kaletar the Mender health increased by 20%, and spell effectiveness increased by 67%.
    • Lost Sybille health increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 40%.
    • Nadjia the Mistblade health increased by 30%.
    • Nerith Darkwing health increased by 38%.
    • Rahel health increased by 40%, and spell effectiveness increased by 100%.
    • Simone health increased by 38%.
    • Stonehead health increased by 25%, cooldown increased to 4 rounds (was 2), and spell effectiveness increased by 400%.
    • Stonehuck health increased by 25%.
    • Thela Soulsipper health increased by 38%.
    • Theotar health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 20%.
    • Vulca health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 25%.
    • Developers’ note: Many of the Venthyr Covenant Companions were not as well established in their different roles as we hoped. Some had a powerful attack, but were beaten before they could deploy it. They've each received an improvement that fits with their purpose.
  • Night Fae Covenant Companions
    • Ardenweald Trapper: Bramble Trap ability has been redesigned. This is now a 1-cooldown ability which deals damage and reduces the damage of the next enemy attack.
    • Developers’ note: This corrects a bug that caused its damage reduction to incorrectly apply permanently to enemy units.

Dungeons
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Kyrestia the Firstborne will now hover a little further back from the Devos encounter, eliminating most camera interference she once caused.

Player Vs Player
  • Valiant Strikes (Soulbind) stacks will now be cleared at the start of battleground and arena matches.

Quests
  • Fixed an issue with the Western Plaguelands quest "Combat Training" where players could end up with a large number of Enthralled Val'kyr.

Torghast
  • Completing a layer on any character now unlocks that layer for all characters on the same WoW account who meet the requirements to enter Torghast.
by Published on 2021-01-30 12:48 AM

Class Tuning Underway -- 3 February
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Hello.
At this time, we’re testing a round of adjustments to underperforming classes that we intend to make with weekly resets (on 3 February in this region).

Classes
Death Knight
  • Frost
    • All damage abilities increased by 5%.

Demon Hunter
  • Havoc
    • All damage abilities increased by 3%.

Hunter
  • Beast Mastery
    • All damage abilities increased by 5%.
  • Survival
    • All damage abilities increased by 5%.


Mage
  • Frost
    • All damage abilities increased by 3%.

Rogue
  • Assassination
    • All damage abilities increased by 5%.

Shaman
  • Enhancement
    • All damage abilities increased by 3%.

Warlock
  • Destruction
    • All damage abilities increased by 5%.

Warrior
  • Arms
    • All damage abilities increased by 3%.
  • Fury
    • All damage abilities increased by 3%.

As always, the changes above are a work in progress, and may differ before they go live. We’ll have the final tuning noted in our Hotfixes Update post next week.

Adventures Companions Updates Now Live
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
With hotfixes that are now live, we’ve applied a suite of updates to Adventures for the Kyrian and Venthyr Covenants, in hopes of bringing their performance while adventuring up to that of the Necrolords and Night Fae. Here’s a list of all of the changes that are now in effect.

The Kyrian Covenant Companions were a mix of durable combatants and fragile fighters who had big abilities, but deploying them effectively wasn’t as intuitive as expected. To compensate, we’ve boosted many abilities and decreased some Companions’ overall fragility.

  • Pelagos health increased by 20%.
  • Teliah spell effectiveness increased by 18%.
  • Kythekios attack increased by 50%.
  • Telethakas health increased by 100%, and spell effectiveness increased by 167%.
  • Hala health increased by 17%, attack increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 30%.
  • Molako health increased by 67%, and spell effectiveness increased by 33%.
  • Ispiron attack increased by 33%.
  • Nemea attack increased by 33%, and spell effectiveness increased by 50%.
  • Pelodis attack increased by 33%, and spell effectiveness increased by 50%.
  • Disciple Kosmas health increased by 20%.
  • Bron attack increased by 50%.
  • Apolon health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 100%.

Many of the Venthyr Covenant Companions were not as well established in their different roles as we hoped. Some had a powerful attack, but were beaten before they could deploy it. They’ve each received an improvement that fits with their purpose.

  • General Draven health increased by 25%.
  • Nadjia the Mistblade health increased by 30%.
  • Theotar health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 20%.
  • Stonehuck health increased by 25%.
  • Kaletar the Mender health increased by 20%, and spell effectiveness increased by 67%.
  • Ayeleth the Deprived health increased by 38%, and spell effectiveness increased by 43%.
  • Rahel health increased by 40%, and spell effectiveness increased by 100%.
  • Stonehead health increased by 25%, cooldown increased to 4 rounds (was 2), and spell effectiveness increased by 400%.
  • Simone health increased by 38%.
  • Bogdan spell effectiveness increased by 150%.
  • Thela Soulsipper health increased by 38%.
  • Dug Gravewell health increased by 14%.
  • Nerith Darkwing health increased by 38%.
  • Lost Sybille health increased by 50%, and spell effectiveness increased by 40%.
  • Vulca health increased by 25%, and spell effectiveness increased by 25%.

We’ve additionally updated the Ardenweald Bramble Trap ability to correct a bug that caused its damage reduction to incorrectly apply permanently to enemy units.

  • Ardenweald Bramble Trap ability redesigned. This is now a 1-cooldown ability which deals damage and reduces the damage of the next enemy attack.
by Published on 2021-01-29 10:18 PM

Torghast Highest Layer Now Unlocked for Alts
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
With a hotfix that is now live, we’ve implemented a highest-layer-sharing system for players who wish to plunder Torghast on multiple characters.

Now, when you’ve completed a Torghast layer on any character on your account, your other characters will have access to it (as long as they meet the usual requirements for Torghast).

Players who have been running Torghast regularly should now find their highest layer available on their alts. This unlock sharing can’t look back very far though, so if you haven’t run Torghast in a while, you’ll need to complete a run on your main, and you’ll then see the higher layers available on your alts.

Please note: Twisting Corridors remains separately shared to alts, and completing Twisting Corridors only will not grant access to normal layers for other characters on the account.

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