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Patch 8.3 PTR – Build 32489

Patch 8.3 PTR – Build 32489
A new build is on the way to the PTR!

New Items
You can see the long list of new items on the WoWDB PTR site.

Level Type Slot Name
120 Companion Pets Void Tendril Pet Leash
1 Other Overly Sensitive Void Spectacles
120 Other Coifcurl’s Close Shave Kit
120 Other Void-Touched Skull
120 Other Void-Touched Skull
120 Other Void-Touched Souvenir Totem
1 Other A Tiny Winter Hat
1 Other Mayhem Mind Melder
120 Other Trans-mogu-rifier
120 Other Budget K’thir Disguise
120 Other Gouged Eye of N’Zoth
120 Mount Ny’alotha Allseer
120 Mount Reins of the Springfur Alpaca
120 Mount Reins of the Elusive Quickhoof
120 Mount Wriggling Parasite
120 Mount Uncorrupted Voidwing
380 Quest Dragon Heart
380 Quest Prophetic Eye
120 Weapon Illusion: Wraithchill
1 Cosmetic Head Eternal Traveler’s Guise
1 Cosmetic Chest Eternal Traveler’s Raiment
1 Cosmetic Waist Eternal Traveler’s Waistwrap
1 Cosmetic Legs Eternal Traveler’s Leggings
1 Cosmetic Feet Eternal Traveler’s Treads
1 Cosmetic Wrists Eternal Traveler’s Cuffs
1 Cosmetic Hands Eternal Traveler’s Gauntlets
1 Back Back Eternal Traveler’s Cloak
120 Other Hell-Bent Bracers
120 Other Obelisk of the Sun
120 Other Illusion: Void Edge
120 Other Illusion: Voidwrath
1 Other Zan-Tien Lasso
120 Other Lightning-Forged Augment Rune

Achievement Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Battle for Azeroth
Exploration

Quests

Reputation

Battle Raid
Dungeons & Raids

  • Mythic: N’Zoth, the Corruptor Defeat N’Zoth, the Corruptor in Ny’alotha, the Waking City on Mythic difficulty. 10 points. Title Reward: The Uncorrupted. 10 points.
  • Peer Pressure (New) Defeat N’Zoth, the Corruptor in Ny’alotha, the Waking City while all players have accepted the Gift of N’Zoth on Normal difficulty or higher 10 points.
  • Smoke Test Defeat Wrathion in Ny’alotha, the Waking City after defeating 10 Ashwalkers within 10 Crackling Shards within 3 seconds of each other on Normal difficulty or higher. 10 points.

Dungeons & Raids

  • Glory of the Ny’alotha Raider Complete the Ny’alotha, the Waking City raid achievements listed below. 25 points. Account Wide. Mount Reward: Wriggling Parasite. 25 points. Account Wide.

Pet Battles

  • Pet Battle Challenge: Blackrock Depths Complete Pet Battle Challenge in Blackrock Depths. Toy. Reward: Shadowy Disguise. 5 points. Account Wide.
  • The Shadows Revealed Complete all of the Pet Battle Challenge achievements listed below. Reward: Kelpfin. 10 points. Account Wide. Toy Reward: Mayhem Mind Melder. 10 points. Account Wide.

Visions of N’Zoth
Expansion Features

War Effort
Expansion Features

Spell Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Mounts

  • Awakened Mindborer Summons and dismisses this mount. 1.5 sec cast. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Drake of the Four Winds Name changed from “PH Storm Drake” to “Drake of the Four Winds”.
  • Elusive Quickhoof Name changed from “Black Alpaca” to “Elusive Quickhoof”. Summons and dismisses this mount. 1.5 sec cast. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Ensorcelled Everwyrm (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Ivory Cloud Serpent Name changed from “PH Cloud Serpent” to “Ivory Cloud Serpent”.
  • Mollie Name changed from “Brown Alpaca” to “Mollie”.
  • Obedient Drone Name changed from “PH Aqir Flyer” to “Obedient Drone”.
  • Springfur Alpaca Name changed from “Yellow Alpaca” to “Springfur Alpaca”.
  • Uncorrupted Voidwing Name changed from “PH Void Dragon Mount” to “Uncorrupted Voidwing”.
  • Wriggling Parasite Name changed from “PH N’Zoth Serpent” to “Wriggling Parasite”.
  • Xinlao Name changed from “Pau-Pi” to “Xinlao”.

Companions

  • Anima Wyrmling (New) Summons or dismisses this companion. Battle Pet. Battle Pet. Instant.
  • Finduin (New) Right Click to summon and dismiss this companion. Battle Pet. Battle Pet. Instant.
  • Gillvanas (New) Right Click to summon and dismiss this companion. Battle Pet. Battle Pet. Instant.

Shaman (Forums, Talent Calculator, PvP Talent Calculator, Artifact Calculator)
Elemental

  • Lightning Lasso Grips the target in lightning, stunning and dealing [ 700% [ 630% of Spell Power ] Nature damage over 5 sec while the target is lassoed. Can move while channeling. PvP Talent. PvP Talent. 20 yd range. Instant (Channeled). 30 sec cooldown. Requires Shaman. Requires level 40+.

Azerite Traits

Item Effects

  • 8.3 Missions – Rajani – Troops Unlocked (New) Add Rajani Sparkcallers to the troops available for recruitment for missions. These troops have a chance to return from missions with Corrupted Mementos. Instant.
  • 8.3 Missions – Uldum Accord – Troops Unlocked (New) Add Ramkahen Lancers to the troops available for recruitment for missions. These troops have a chance to return from missions with Corrupted Mementos. Instant.
  • A Tiny Winter Hat (New) When summoned, Pepe will sometimes be dressed like Greatfather Winter. Instant.
  • Battle-Scarred Augmentation (New) Increases Agility, Intellect and Strength by 60 for 60 min. Augment Rune. Instant.
  • Catching (New) Capture an elusive beast. 40 yd range. 2 sec cast.
  • Coifcurl’s Close Shave Kit (New) Place Coifcurl’s Close Shave Kit on the ground at your feet for you and other’s to peruse. WARNING shave kit may be under dark influence, satisfaction not guaranteed! Instant.
  • Echoing Void (New) Your damaging abilities build the Echoing Void. Each time it builds, Echoing Void has a chance to collapse, dealing 1% of your Health as Shadow damage to all nearby enemies every 1 sec until no stacks remain.
  • Eternal Traveler’s Hearthstone (New) Returns you to . Speak to an Innkeeper in a different place to change your home location. 10 sec cast. 30 min cooldown.
  • Flash of Clarity Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant you a Flash of Clarity, reducing the cooldown of your next 3 spells cast by 2 sec.Approximately 1 proc per minute.
  • Gouged Eye of N’Zoth (New) Twist latent corruption into a socket on equipment that does not already have a socket. Instant.
  • Illusion: Void Edge (New) Collect the weapon enchantment appearance of Void Edge. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Illusion: Voidwrath (New) Collect the weapon enchantment appearance of Voidwrath. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Illusion: Wraithchill (New) Collect the weapon enchantment appearance of Wraithchill. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Infinite Stars (New) Your spells and abilities have a chance to strike a nearby enemy with an Infinite Star, dealing [ 60% of Spell Power ] Arcane damage and increasing their damage taken from your Infinite Stars by 25%, stacking up to 10 times. Approximately 2 procs per minute.
  • Lash of the Void (New) Your attacks have a chance to lash your target with a living tentacle, dealing [ 30% of Attack Power ] Shadow damage and snaring them by 30% for 6 sec. Approximately 5 procs per minute.
  • Manifesto of Madness: Chapter One Increase your Critical Strike by 780 0 for 10 sec, which is decreased by 52 0 for each ally within 8 yards of you. After this effect ends, increase your Versatility by 156 0 for 10 sec for every ally within 5 yards of you, up to a max of 780. Instant. 1.5 min cooldown. 0. Instant. 1.5 min cooldown.
  • Mayhem Mind Melder (New) Gain control over your companion pet for 30 sec. 100 yd range. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Obelisk of the Sun (New) Place an obelisk that harnesses the sun’s wrath to strike at your enemies, dealing Fire damage. Only usable in Uldum, Vale of Eternal Blossoms, Kul Tiras, Zandalar, and Nazjatar. Lasts for 30 sec. Instant.
  • Oozing Power Chance on flex to increase arm power by 100% for 30 min. Instant. Flex, increasing arm power for 30 min. Instant.
  • Opening (New) Open the bag. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Item #171987.
  • Overly Sensitive Void Spectacles (New) Allows you to see void threats, wherever they might be crawling. Instant.
  • Recruit Veteran 7th Legion Shocktroopers (New) Recruit a squad of veteran 7th Legion Shocktroopers to accompany your operatives on missions. Only one veteran contract can be active at a time. Instant.
  • Recruit Veteran Ankoan Tidehunters (New) Recruit a squad of veteran Ankoan Tidehunters to accompany your operatives on missions. Only one veteran contract can be active at a time. Instant.
  • Recruit Veteran Bloodfang Stalkers (New) Recruit a squad of veteran Bloodfang Stalkers to accompany your operatives on missions. Only one veteran contract can be active at a time. Instant.
  • Rotten Apple (New) Place the rotten apple on the ground and of course leave it alone… 8 yd range. Instant.
  • Stoneskin Your skin hardens, absorbing 0 damage for 12 sec. Taking magic damage increases the duration by 3 sec and increases the remaining absorb by 2,000. Instant. 2 min cooldown. remaining absorb by 0 and duration by 3 sec, up to a maximum of 0 damage and 24 sec. Instant. 2 min cooldown.
  • Torment in a Jar Your attacks unleash a psychic remnant of Azshara’s agony, building dealing ramping shadow damage to all nearby enemies. Upon reaching 12 stacks, release all stored agony, dealing 0 damage to all nearby enemies. Approximately 12 procs per minute.
  • Twilight Devastation (New) Your attacks have a chance to trigger a beam of Twilight Devastation, dealing damage equal to 5% of your health to all enemies in front of you. Approximately 2 procs per minute.
  • Twisted Appendage Your attacks have a chance to spawn a tentacle which Mind Flays your target for 0 [ 3,110 + 25% of Spell Power Shadow damage every second for 10 sec. Approximately 1 proc per minute.
  • Vial of Self Preservation Sacrifice 10% Health to restore 75 Sanity to the caster. Instant. 100 Sanity. Instant.
  • Vita Charged Name changed from “Vita Charged – Cover” to “Vita Charged”.
  • Void Charged Name changed from “Void Charged – Cover” to “Void Charged”.
  • Void Tendril Pet Leash (New) A more fitting leash for your void-touched pets or … to keep your other small creatures in line. Melee range. 0 sec cast (Channeled).
  • Void-Touched Skull (New) Throw the skull to a friendly target to begin the game. Don’t get caught with it when it releases it’s void energy or you lose. 40 yd range. Instant.
  • Void-Touched Skull (New) Quick throw the skull to a friend before it releases the void within and you lose! 40 yd range. Instant.
  • Void-Touched Souvenir Totem (New) Place the totem at your feet. WARNING! Keep away from small critters, unless you want them big and angry. 40 yd range. Instant.

Professions
Cooking

  • Baked Voidfin Name changed from “G’Zpacho” to “Baked Voidfin”. Prepare G’Zpacho Prepare Baked Voidfin. Cooking. Cooking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Questionable Meat x 8, Malformed Gnasher x 3, Aberrant Voidfin x 3, Aromatic Fish Oil x 2.
  • Dubious Delight Name changed from “B’Sque” to “Dubious Delight”. Prepare B’Sque Prepare Dubious Delight. Cooking. Cooking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Questionable Meat x 8, Malformed Gnasher x 3, Aberrant Voidfin x 3, Aromatic Fish Oil x 2.
  • Ghastly Goulash Name changed from “G’Ulash” to “Ghastly Goulash”. Prepare G’Ulash Prepare Ghastly Goulash. Cooking. Cooking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Questionable Meat x 8, Malformed Gnasher x 3, Aberrant Voidfin x 3, Aromatic Fish Oil x 2.
  • Grilled Gnasher Name changed from “B’Rscht” to “Grilled Gnasher”. Prepare B’Rscht Prepare Grilled Gnasher. Cooking. Cooking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Questionable Meat x 8, Malformed Gnasher x 3, Aberrant Voidfin x 3, Aromatic Fish Oil x 2.

MiscChanges

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Factions
Battle for Azeroth

  • Aqir Hatchling (New)

Group Finder Activities
Raids

  • Ny’alotha, the Waking City (Heroic) – Name changed from “Ny’alotha, the Waking City” to “Ny’alotha, the Waking City (Heroic)”.
  • Ny’alotha, the Waking City (Mythic) – Name changed from “Ny’alotha, the Waking City” to “Ny’alotha, the Waking City (Mythic)”.
  • Ny’alotha, the Waking City (Normal) – Name changed from “Ny’alotha, the Waking City” to “Ny’alotha, the Waking City (Normal)”.

Holidays

  • PvP Brawl: Teeming Islands (New)

LFG Dungeons
Unknown

  • Teeming Island Expeditions (New) – Head out for adventure on an Island Expedition! Alliance only. Map: Kalimdor. Level 153-6. Roles: 10 tank.

Map Areas
Unknown

  • Bladelord’s Retreat (New)
  • Forgotten Passageway (New)
  • Icecrown Citadel (New)
  • Jeff SW Quadrant > Vale of Eternal Twilight – Name changed from “Stone Cairn Lake > Vale of Eternal Twilight” to “Jeff SW Quadrant > Vale of Eternal Twilight”.
  • Jeff SW Quadrant > Vision of Orgrimmar – Name changed from “Vision of Orgrimmar” to “Jeff SW Quadrant > Vision of Orgrimmar”.
  • Shrine of Nala’shi (New)
  • The Crimson Assembly Hall (New)
  • The Frozen Throne (New)
  • The Gilded Foyer (New)
  • Throne of Ancient Conquerors (New)
  • Vault of Kings Past (New)
  • Vision of the Twisting Sands – Name changed from “Uldum” to “Vision of the Twisting Sands”.

Map Difficulties

  • Vale of Eternal Twilight – Normal Scenario – Name changed from “8.3 Vale of Eternal Blossoms – Lesser Vision – Normal Scenario” to “Vale of Eternal Twilight – Normal Scenario”.
  • Vision of the Twisting Sands – Normal Scenario – Name changed from “8.3 Uldum – Lesser Vision – Normal Scenario” to “Vision of the Twisting Sands – Normal Scenario”.

Maps
Battle for Azeroth

  • Vale of Eternal Twilight – Name changed from “8.3 Vale of Eternal Blossoms – Lesser Vision” to “Vale of Eternal Twilight”.
  • Vision of the Twisting Sands – Name changed from “8.3 Uldum – Lesser Vision” to “Vision of the Twisting Sands”.

Strings Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • CALENDAR_FILTER_HOLIDAYS (New) – Holidays
  • CORRUPTION_EFFECT_HEADER (New) – %s (%d Corruption)
  • GUILDBANK_AWARD_MONEY_SUMMARY_FORMAT – A total of %s was deposited last week from Guild Perk: Cash Flow Challenges
  • GUILDBANK_REPAIR_INSUFFICIENT_FUNDS (New) – Insufficient funds to repair all items
  • GUILDBANK_REPAIR_PERSONAL (New) – Personal amount to be spent:
  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_442 (New) – That item cannot receive additional sockets.
  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_443 (New) – You already have a veteran troop contract in progress.