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Patch 8.3 Hotfixes – February 11th, 2020, Exploring Azeroth: Eastern Kingdoms Book

Patch 8.3 Hotfixes – February 11th, 2020

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

  • Players can again properly earn the I Pitied the Fool achievement in Arathi Basin.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Ny’alotha, the Waking City
    • Wrathion, The Black Emperor
      • Fixed an issue that prevented players from receiving loot if they did not generate threat during the encounter.
  • Operation: Mechagon – Junkyard
    • Resolved an issue where Scrapbone Grunters summoned during the King Gobbamak encounter could spawn Explosive Orbs on Mythic Keystone dungeon difficulty.

Items and Rewards

  • Thaumaturge Vashreen has relocated his supplies of the Deathslaver’s Hauberk, and it can again be obtained for Titan Residuum.
  • Corrupted Items
    • Fixed a bug which caused Devour Vitality (Corrupted Effect) on the polearm An’zig Vra to have a lower Critical Hit chance than intended.
    • Fixed a bug which could cause Devour Vitality to fail to deal damage for players with Balance Affinity who were auto-attacking from maximum range.
    • Fixed a bug where canceling the Echoing Void (Corrupted Effect) buff did not immediately stop it from dealing damage.
    • Ineffable Truth (Corruption Effect) should again correctly reduce the cooldown of Fire Elemental spell and the Stormkeeper and Storm Elemental Talents for Elemental Shaman.
    • Thing from Beyond’s (Corrupted Effect) damage is no longer increased by Demonology’s Master Demonologist passive or Beast Mastery’s Master of Beasts passive.
    • Thing from Beyond’s damage is no longer increased by the corrupted player’s Versatility.
    • Resolved an issue that could cause Twisted Appendage and Infinite Stars (Corrupted Effects) to break crowd control effects on players (e.g. Mages’ Polymorph).


  • Fixed a bug that prevented the new Visions of N’Zoth troops from counting towards Champion abilities.


  • “Aqir Instincts” and “Honing Instincts” no longer have their progress blocked by being in a raid group or when summoning or dismissing the Shadowbarb Hatchling. Kills made while in a raid group will still fail to grant experience to grow your Shadowbarb Hatchling.

WoW Classic

  • Battleground scoreboards no longer list the enemy team until your entire team has clicked Enter Battleground. The scoreboard remains visible for everyone once the battleground has started.

Exploring Azeroth: The Eastern Kingdoms Book
Another World of Warcraft themed book has been announced recently, this one releasing on October 20th, 2020 and featuring Matthias Shaw and Flynn Fairwind and art displaying the Eastern Kingdom locales. You can preorder it on Amazon by clicking here!

Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment

For over a quarter of a century, players of Warcraft and World of Warcraft have been treated to a treasure trove of artifacts, gear, weaponry, and trinkets of both awe and amusement. Now players can get an in-depth look at the items they have collected…and some they might not have just yet. With exquisite art and a framing story involving the no-nonsense Matthias Shaw and high-spirited Captain Flynn Fairwind, this book covers the continent of the Eastern Kingdom, from Stormwind to Stranglethorn, plaguelands to palaces, and all the lands in between.