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by Published on 2021-08-17 01:13 AM

Patch 9.1 Hotfixes - August 16, 2021
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Covenants

  • Kyrian
    • Forgelite Prime Mikanikos
      • Fixed an issue where Bron’s Call to Action would gain 2 stacks for some projectile-based abilities and spells.
      • Fixed an issue where some abilities were not correctly adding stacks of Bron’s Call to Action.

Items and Rewards

  • Shards of Domination
    • Blood Link should now be more responsive to damage.
by Published on 2021-08-14 01:17 AM

Upcoming Hotfix - Conduits Upgrades Based on Specialization
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Why on earth aren’t conduit upgrades Loot Spec Specific? I’m sitting here on a Feral druid getting conduit upgrades from Soultwining Crescent and other items for Guardian, Boomy, Resto and i will never get any use out of them, meanwhile my feral conduits are low ilvl.

Hello everyone

You bring up a valid point about the conduit upgrade items not being specialization specific. It can be frustrating when you get a conduit for a spec that you may never use.

To address this, we’re working on a change that will go live with next week’s restarts that will allow Soultwining Crescent and Death-Bound Shard to grant conduits based on your current specialization instead of by class. In order to receive the conduits of the spec of your preference, you will need to switch your specialization fully, changing Loot Specialization won’t work.

In addition to this change, we’re increasing the drop rate of Death-Bound Shard when completing Adamant Vaults in Torghast, Tower of the Damned.

Thank you for your feedback!

Patch 9.1 Hotfixes - August 13, 2021
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Classes

  • Monk
    • Monk
      • Resolved an issue where Storm, Earth, and Fire spirits could deal increased damage with their abilities during the small window of time while they are returning to your Monk after Storm, Earth, and Fire’s duration has expired.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Sanctum of Domination
    • Sylvanas Windrunner
      • Resolved an issue that could cause Veil of Darkness to not strike any targets in Stage 3.

Items and Rewards

  • Some leather and mail covenant armor should now show up properly on the Kyrian and Necrolord Renown Quartermasters with the default filters set.

MMO-Champion Forums Moderator Recruitment
Good news everyone! We're recruiting moderators for the forums again! Please be sure to read the entire post before applying!

by Published on 2021-08-13 01:51 AM

Patch 9.1 Hotfixes - August 12, 2021
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Classes

  • Priest
    • Glyph of the Sha will now benefit from the Rabid Shadows conduit.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Priest
      • Fallen Priest's Blessing will now grant more damage to Devouring Plague, Penance, and Holy Word: Chastise when acquiring multiple stacks of the power.
      • Discipline
        • Fallen Priest's Blessing will no longer gain stacks when Purge the Wicked (Talent) deals damage.
by Published on 2021-08-11 10:38 PM

Jesse McCree - Diablo IV Lead Designer No Longer with Blizzard
Jesse McCree, one of the names brought up in one of the stories surrounding the recent lawsuits, is no longer working for Activision Blizzard according to Kotaku. A spokesperson confirmed that Jesse McCree, Luis Barriga, and Jonathan LeCraft are all no longer with the company. For more information, click the banner below.



Blizzard Removes Diablo II Resurrected TCP/IP Multiplayer Support
Blizzard has silently removed TCP/IP multiplayer support in Diablo II Resurrected, going against its promise earlier that it will be a core feature in the remaster.
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
TCP/IP support will not be available in the upcoming Beta or the final game. After careful deliberation, we will no longer be supporting this option as we identified potential security risks and are committed to safeguarding the player experience.



Diablo II: Resurrected Act I & II Remastered Cinematics
Blizzard has released remastered cinematics of Act I and Act II for the upcoming Diablo II Resurrected.



by Published on 2021-08-11 10:32 PM

Patch 9.1 Hotfixes - August 11, 2021
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Achievements

  • Death's Advance, The Archivists' Codex, Ve'nari, and The Avowed reputations should now count towards the Exalted Reputation achievements.
    • Developers’ note: Some players who have already capped out their reputation with these factions may not see these update until next week’s restarts. We have a code change coming with restarts that will fix those players, but we want to get the data updated to prevent new players from running into the issue.

Classes

  • Warlock
    • Fixed an issue where Decaying Soul Satchel and Wrath of Consumption Runecarving effects would persist after the items were removed.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Sanctum of Domination
    • Fatescribe Roh-Kalo
      • The Loom of Fates should more easily maintain counterclockwise rotation without interruption.
  • Mists of Tirna Scithe
    • Ingra Maloch
      • Repulsive Visage will no longer be cast when Droman Oulfarran is at 25% HP or less.
        • Developers’ note: Currently it's possible to get Oulfarran to 20% just as Maloch begins casting Repulsive Visage, and this can feel frustrating and difficult to control when it happens. The goal of this change is to give players a small buffer so they can play around this ability more reliably.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue in the "The Power of Elune" quest where Shandris Feathermoon would sometimes use Sentinel's Ward at improper times.

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