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Patch 8.2 Hotfixes – September 10th, Harvest Festival Live, Arena Skirmish Event

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Patch 8.2 Hotfixes – September 10th, 2019

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker)

  • [Live with restarts in each region] Hall of Fame: Queen Azshara (Horde) is no longer available to Horde player-characters in North America as their Hall of Fame for defeating Queen Azshara is now full.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Azshara’s Eternal Palace
    • Lady Ashvane
      • Reduced Lady Ashvane’s health by 5% in Mythic difficulty.
    • The Queen’s Court
      • Fixed a bug where Suffering would apply even when the damage to the player was fully absorbed.
    • Mythic Keystone Dungeons
      • Queen’s Decree no longer applies to targets that are high above or below the Emissary in Dungeons such as Tol Dagor.

Followers and NPCs

  • Unshackled Mercenaries and Ankoan Tidehunters should now benefit from working with champions and equipment that benefit melee troops.


  • Heart of Azeroth
    • Resolved an issue that caused Well of Existence (Essence) to be affected by healing reduction effects more than intended.
  • Zoatroid Egg Sac will now proc from periodic single target heals in addition to the initial cast.
  • The absorb on Zoatroid Egg Sac has been increased by 25%.

Harvest Festival Live Through September 17th
The Harvest Festival is now live until Septmber 17th on both retail and classic WoW. This quest is fairly easy (using an item at each fallen idol’s resting place) and rewards a whopping 6600 experience in classic so it’s a good one to do before it ends!

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
The yearly Harvest Festival is now underway in Azeroth. This is a solemn time when the Alliance honors Uther the Lightbringer by lighting a candle at his tomb in the Western Plaguelands, while members of the Horde show their respect to Grommash Hellscream by leaving a bottle of spirits at the base of the Hellscream Memorial in Demon Fall Canyon in Ashenvale.

When: September 10-17
Where: Outside Ironforge and Orgrimmar

Commemorate those who have sacrificed their lives to help friends and allies. Feasts are also held outside Ironforge and Orgrimmar in honor of these fallen heroes.

Weekly Bonus Event – Arena Skirmishes

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Sharpen your swords and reinforce your boards, because you’re called to the PvP Arena for the hectic mayhem of Skirmishes.

This Week: Arena Skirmishes
All week, from anywhere in Azeroth, open the Group Finder (default hotkey: i), select the Player vs. Player tab on the bottom of the window, and then under Casual, choose Arena Skirmish and JOIN BATTLE. You’ll be matched up with teammates and provided with opponents to kill in the Arena. You can also queue for a Premade group or create your own group within the Premade tab.

Look for the following all week long:

  • Chronicler Shoopa in Zuldazar and in Boralus has a quest for you–The Arena Calls. Or, if you forget to pick it up there, you can start it from within the Adventure Journal.
    • Quest requirement: Win 10 Arena PvP Skirmishes
    • Reward: A PvP loot box
  • Passive buff: +50% honor gains from Skirmishes

If you’ve been looking to make some Honor gains, this is the week to do it!

Island Expeditions for Week of September 10th, 2019
The islands expeditions for the week are

  • Crestfall with Orc Clans
  • Molten Cay with Yaungol
  • Snowblossom Village with Mantid