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by Published on 2022-06-03 01:50 AM

Patch 9.2.5 Hotfixes - June 2, 2022
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Dungeons and Raids

  • World Bosses
    • Resolved an issue which could cause players to be unable to complete a Shadowlands World Boss World Quest.
    • Resolved an issue which could cause players to gain the Fated Raid aura while fighting Shadowlands World Bosses outside of Season 4, resulting in a more difficult than intended experience.

Achievements


Items and Rewards

  • Au'Dara the Heirloom broker located in Oribos next to the Flight Master now sells the following bind-on-account items:
    • Encrypted Equipment Chest: Contains one piece of item level 236 Mythic 0 gear. The chest can only be purchased with Valor by a character with a 1500 or higher Mythic+ Rating.
    • Cosmic Equipment Chest: Contains one piece of item level 249 unranked PvP gear. The chest can only be purchased with Conquest by a character with a 1400 or higher rating in any PvP bracket.
by Published on 2022-06-02 05:05 PM

Diablo Immortal: The Story So Far

Diablo Immortal: Accessibility Features

Diablo Immortal Now Live on Mobile and PC
Diablo Immortal has officially launched on iOS and Android, and PC in Open Beta!


Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
Installation and Play Instructions

For Windows® PC:

  • If you haven’t already, download and install the Battle.net desktop application and launch it. Register to create a Battle.net account, or log in with an existing account.
  • Open your Battle.net app and allow it to download any pending updates.
  • Select “Games” > “Diablo Immortal” and click “Install”. Once installation is complete, simply click “Play” to launch the game.

For Android:

  • Launch the Google Play Store app on your device. In the search bar, type “Diablo Immortal.”
  • Once you’re on the Diablo Immortal store page, click the “Install” button and allow the game to download.

For iOS:

  • Launch the App Store on your device. In the search bar, type “Diablo Immortal.”
  • Once you’re on the Diablo Immortal store page, click the “Get” button then click the “Install” button and allow the game to download.



How to Enable Cross-Progression Play

A Battle.net account is required to seamlessly play Diablo Immortal on both PC and mobile devices. You can play as a guest on mobile and later log into or create a Battle.net account to carry progress over to PC.

Please Note: Guest accounts are only accessible on the device they are created on, unless cloud backup is enabled.



Community and Customer Support

Just as the armies of the Burning Hells are keen on allowing the Lord of Terror to materialize, we are hellbent on providing you with a seamless return to Sanctuary to combat this evil. More importantly, the fate of Sanctuary hinges upon your continued valor on the frontlines. In the event you encounter any demonic trickery on launch day, please reach out to us. We will be keeping a watchful eye on the Blizzard Forums, Blizzard CS Twitter account, and any reported issues via the Customer Support Portal to help get you back into the fray swiftly.

We cannot begin to express how excited we are for you to soon begin your quest in Diablo Immortal. With that said, we would like to thank the multitude of players who provided crucial feedback throughout Diablo Immortal’s development, much of which influenced the very game you will play on June 2.

Good, now you’re ready for Hell!

-The Diablo Immortal Team


FAQ

Q. Which servers will be available to play for my region?

A list of available servers for each region can be found here.

Q: Which locale languages does Diablo Immortal support?

Diablo Immortal language support includes Brazilian Portuguese, English, European Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Spanish, Russian, and Traditional Chinese.

Additionally, for the launch of Diablo Immortal’s PC Open Beta version, players will be unable to change the language their game is displayed in via the Battle.net launcher. To change the language of their game, players may do so by either the in-game settings or by changing the language of their PC’s operating system prior to playing Immortal.

Q: Which controllers can I use to play Diablo Immortal?

Windows: Wired Controllers

  • Xbox One Wireless Controller
  • Logitech Gamepad F510
  • Logitech Gamepad F710
  • Sony Dualshock 3
  • Sony Dualshock 4
  • Sony DualSense Controller (PS5)
  • Nintendo Switch Joycons (via Grip and USB C)
  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (via USB C)
  • Xbox Adaptive Controller
  • Xbox Elite Controller
  • Xbox Elite Controller Series 2

Windows: Bluetooth Controllers/Proprietary Dongle

  • Xbox One Wireless Bluetooth Controller
  • SteelSeries Stratus Duo (via Bluetooth)
  • Sony Dualshock 3 (via 8 Bitdo Bluetooth Adapter)
  • Sony Dualshock 4 (via Bluetooth)
  • Sony DualSense Controller (PS5)
  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (via Mayflash Magic NS)

iOS Devices

  • Backbone One Controller
  • Razer Kishi
  • Rotor Riot Controller (Mfi)
  • SteelSeries Nimbus (Mfi)
  • Sony Dualshock 4
  • Sony DualSense Wireless Controller (PS5)
  • Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 (iOS 15+)
  • Xbox Adaptive Controller (iOS 14+)
  • Xbox One Wireless Bluetooth Controller
  • Xbox Series X/S Bluetooth Controller

Android Devices

  • Xbox One Wireless Bluetooth Controller
  • Xbox Series X/S Bluetooth Controller
  • SteelSeries Stratus Duo
  • Sony Dualshock 4
  • Sony DualSense Wireless Controller (PS5)
  • Xbox Elite Controller Series 2
  • Xbox Adaptive Controller
  • Razer Kishi
  • 8bitdo SN30 Pro Controller

Q: How many adventurers may be in one clan and how many characters can my clan’s name consist of?

Each clan may consist of up to 100 adventurers. What you name your brave band of demon slayers is up to you, barring any profanity, but it must be between 2–24 characters in length. You may only belong to one clan at a time. If you wish to join another clan, you must first leave your current clan.

Q. What will happen to my progress and purchases in the PC Open Beta?

When the PC version leaves the Open Beta period, all the progress and purchases you’ve made will be maintained.

Q. Which devices support Ultra graphical settings for Diablo Immortal?

Ultra graphical settings for Diablo Immortal will only be available on PC and select iPad devices.

Minimum Requirements For PC

  • Operating System: Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 / Windows® 11 (64-bit)
  • CPU: AMD FX-8100 or Intel Core i3
  • GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460, ATI Radeon™ HD 6850 or Intel® HD Graphics 530
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

Recommended Specifications For PC

  • Operating System: Windows® 10 / Windows® 11 (64-bit)
  • CPU: Intel® Core i5 or AMD Ryzen™ 5
  • GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 or AMD Radeon™ RX 470
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM

*Disk Space Requirement: 24GB

Android Minimum Requirements

  • Operating System: Android OS 5.0
  • CPU: Snapdragon 660 / Exynos 9611
  • GPU: Adreno 512 / Mali-G72 MP3
  • Memory: 2GB RAM

*Disk Space Requirement: 2.4GB (with patch of additional 10GB)

iOS Minimum Requirements

  • Operating System: iOS 11
  • Hardware: iPhone 6s

*Disk Space Requirement: 3.3GB (with patch of additional 9.5GB)
by Published on 2022-06-02 11:46 AM

Patch 9.2.5 - Dark Ranger Grey Skin and Red Eyes, Hunter Transmog, and Quest Chain
Blizzard has surprised players with a quest chain leading to reward unlocks in Patch 9.2.5 that wasn't available on the PTR. *MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD*

Completing this chain will grant the title "of Lordaeron" and new dark ranger grey skin and red eyes customization options for Night Elves, Blood Elves, and Void Elves.

Furthermore, if you complete the questline on a Hunter then you will be able to purchase a dark ranger transmog set. The Ensemble: Dark Ranger's Attire costs 1000 gold and can be acquired from Outfitter Reynolds in Trueshot Lodge (Hunter Class Order Hall).


Dark Ranger Customization Examples




Dark Ranger Transmog Set



Return to Lordaeron Quest Chain
  • To begin the quest chain, you must simply seek out Calia Menethil in the Enclave of Oribos and accept the Return to Lordaeron quest.
  • She explains that the Forsaken are seeking to reclaim as much of Tirisfal Glades as they can from the blight, but wonders what her place is among them. She asks you to meet her there. Luckily, her mage assistant will provide you with a teleport.
  • After speaking with Talia at the inn in Brill, you must then go outside and gather three important Forsaken characters around the town.
  • Dark Ranger Velonara will also ask you to slay 8 Blighted Soldiers in the area.
  • When they are all gathered and the soldiers are slain, you can then meet back at the inn for the congregation. The group wants to get rid of the blight, but will need a pure sample to do so. Calia suggests visiting the plague-lords in Maldraxxus for help.
  • You then meet Talia just outside and protect her from harm while she provides a shield for you to enter the blight and collect a sample.
  • You must then head to the House of Rituals in Northwestern Maldraxxus, where Calia will ask Margrace Sin'dane about the nature of undeath. You discover that the act of raising the dead, whether it by power of death or the light, is the same. She then suggests you head to the House of Plagues in Southwestern Maldraxxus to seek the aid of Plague Deviser Marileth.
  • There, you must test the effects of different plagues on your minion while defeating slimes in the area. Finally, you must then slay the Lordaeron Blight that manifests from your plague sample.
  • You can then had back to Brill. Luckily, the quest provides you with a hearthstone that teleports you there.
  • Just south of where you arrive, your next goal is to mount a plaguebat and drop plague-eaters from the sky. The bat will be on auto-pilot and you must simply spam the first ability and use the second to drop bombardments on targets below when you fly over them.
  • When you complete this, a giant plague monstrosity appears and you must defeat it from your bat by spamming your third ability and fourth whenever it comes off cooldown.
  • With Lordaeron restored, the Forsaken form the Desolate Council as their new form of leadership.
  • Completing this quest will pop a new quest from Dark Ranger Velonara next to you that simply has you speak to her to complete it. Doing this unlocks the dark ranger rewards.
  • The last part of the chain has you follow Calia into the throne room for a cutscene, and completing this step grants the Of Lordaeron title reward.
  • Grey skin with red eyes will now be an option for all elf characters on your account, whether by making a new character or utilizing the Barber Shop.
  • Hunters of all races will also unlock the ability to purchase a dark ranger transmog ensemble from Outfitter Reynolds in the Hunter Legion order hall provided you complete this quest chain on a Hunter.



by Published on 2022-06-02 02:42 AM

Patch 9.2.5 Hotfixes - June 1, 2022
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Classes
  • Mage
    • Resolved an issue that caused Mage Portals to Oribos to not appear while phased.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Malefic Wrath (Runecarving Power) will once again be able to stack up to 3 times.

Dungeons and Raids
  • Sepulcher of the First Ones
    • Resolved an issue that was caused Mythic difficulty to not appear as an available option in the Premade Group Finder.
  • Tazavesh: So'leah's Gambit
    • So’leah
      • Resolved an issue that would cause So'leah to path erratically after Power Overwhelming.

Developer's note: It turns out that prior to 9.2.5 some creatures and abilities were not scaling with Mythic+ Keystone level as intended. A bug fix with the patch corrected the scaling, but also unintentionally increased the health and damage of those creatures. The adjustments below for Halls of Atonement, Theater of Pain, and Tazavesh: Streets of Wonder are intended to offset this increase in difficulty and bring affected creatures back in line with player expectations.

  • Halls of Atonement
    • High Adjudicator Aleez
      • Pulse from Beyond damage reduced by 66%.
  • Theater of Pain
    • Mordretha
      • Deathwalker Health reduced by 60%.
      • Death Bolt damage reduced by 40%.
      • Death Bolt cast time increased to 3 seconds (was 2 seconds).
      • Fixed an issue where Deathwalkers were treated as players for the purpose of crowd control duration.
  • Tazavesh: Streets of Wonder
    • Zo’phex
      • Health reduced by 5%.
      • Security Measure damage reduced by 66%.
      • Armed Security damage reduced by 60%.

Items and Rewards
  • Players who unlocked Dark Iron Dwarf Heritage Armor on one character can now unlock the Dark Iron Dwarf Heritage Weapons and mount on a different character.
by Published on 2022-06-02 12:08 AM

Rated PvP Temporarily Closed to Cross-faction Groups
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
In order to address issues we’re seeing with cross-faction PvP, we’re in the process of disabling the ability for cross-faction groups to enter the rated PvP queue. This will require that we re-start all realms.

We’ve been working on these issues as a priority, but we expect that the fix is going to take more than a few hours for us to develop, test, and deploy.

We’ll let you know as soon as we’ve got a fix and are ready to re-enable rated cross-faction PvP play.

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