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Patch 9.0.2 Hotfixes – December 21, 2020

Patch 9.0.2 Hotfixes – December 21, 2020

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

  • The weekly quests “Return Lost Souls” and “Replenish the Reservoir” will now display as a part of players’ Covenant Campaigns to better highlight their importance.
  • Soulbind abilities that generate loot such as Nature’s Splendor (Niya Soulbind) can no longer generate loot from enemies that don’t drop loot, such as summoned enemies.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Stone Legion Generals
      • Anima Orbs and Massive Anima Orbs can no longer be picked up by players with Anima Injection, Anima Infection, Volatile Anima Injection or Volatile Anima Infection.
      • Resolved an issue where Wicked Blade was not following the targeted players correctly on Normal difficulty.
      • Stone Legion Skirmisher’s now cast Wicked Slaughter every 10 seconds on Mythic difficulty (was 8 seconds).
      • Stone Legion Commando’s Volatile Stone Shell absorb shield has been reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Plaguefall
    • Fungalmancer’s Binding Fungus can now be interrupted and has a cast time of 3 seconds (was 6 seconds).
    • Fen Hatchling’s Clinging Infestation damage reduced by 50% per stack.
    • Fungi Stormer’s Fungistorm damage reduced by 20%.
    • Brood Ambusher’s Enveloping Webbing can now be interrupted.
    • Globgrog
      • Health reduced by 10% on all difficulties.
      • Reduced the health of Slimy Smorgasbord by 15% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • Forsworn Goliath health reduced by 25%.
    • Kyrian Dark-Praetor health reduced by 30%.
    • Etherdiver no longer use the Maw-Touched Spittle ability.
    • Forsworn Helion no longer use the Crescendo ability.
    • The Intimidated and Oppression debuffs are removed more quickly after the casting Lieutenant (Klotos, Lakesis or Astronos) has been defeated.
  • The Necrotic Wake
    • Amarth
      • Tortured Echoes now expires after 30 seconds (was permanent), and its damage has been increased by 100% on Mythic difficulty.

  • Theater of Pain
    • Kul’tharok
      • Grasping Hands now correctly appears at two locations.
      • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused only one soul to become bound by Grasping Hands while two players stood at the spectral hands’ location.
    • Mordretha, the Endless Empress
      • Echoes of Carnage periodic damage reduced by 50% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Dark Devastation cast time increased to 2.5 seconds (was 1.5 seconds) and increased the size of the casting visual effect to be more noticeable.
      • Ghostly Charge cast time increased to 3.5 seconds (was 2 seconds).

Items and Rewards

  • The Battle for Azeroth mission “Present Yourself” now awards the correct version of Stolen Present.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Death Knight
      • [With regional restarts] New Anima Power: Hungerstone – Death Strike heals for an additional 10% of your maximum health over 5 seconds. Can be obtained 3 times.
      • [With regional restarts] Blightstone has been redesigned – Now increases the damage of your Blood Plague, Frost Fever, and Virulent Plague by 15%. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Creeping Decay now also reduces the damage enemies deal to you while inside Death and Decay by 10%. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Necromantic Bile has been redesigned – Now increases the damage of your Heart Strike, Obliterate, and Scourge Strike by 15%. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Skull Bloomer damage increased to 75% (was 50%) and now also increases the damage of Frost Strike and Death Strike. Can be obtained 3 times (was 5).
      • [With regional restarts] Blood-tinged Poker now also increases the damage of Sacrificial Pact by 300%.
      • [With regional restarts] Slick Ice has been removed.

    • Monk
      • [With regional restarts] Maw-Darkened Slippers damage increased by 20% and now only deals damage when Rolling (was jumping and Rolling).
      • [With regional restarts] Dowsing Rod has been redesigned – Standing in your Faeline Stomp reduces the damage you and your allies take by 10%, but Faeline Stomp’s length is reduced.
      • [With regional restarts] Ever-tumbling Stone has been redesigned – When you activate this power, and whenever you change floors in Torghast, Roll grants immunity to all damage for 1 second per yard traveled.