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Patch 9.1.5 PTR – Build 40496

Patch 9.1.5 PTR – Build 40496
Build 40496 will be deployed to the PTR realms soon.

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Here are the notes for this week’s PTR update:

Allied Races

  • Male Nightborne can now customize their hands with a glow effect.
    • Developers’ note: The PTR character copy may result in characters looking different while we work to hook up the new customizations.
  • Fixed an issue with the mouths on several male Nightborne face options.

Classes

  • Monk
    • Fallen Order (Venthyr Ability) now spawns an equal amount of off-spec Adepts (was random) and Adepts now apply Mystic Touch to their targets.
      • Ox Adepts now throw a Fallen Brew at the Monk after spawning, granting the Monk an absorb shield for 10% of the Monk’s maximum health for 8 seconds.
      • Tiger Adept’s Tiger Palm damage increased by 200%.
      • Tiger Adepts now cast Spinning Crane Kick if there are more than 1 enemy within range.
      • While Tiger Adepts are active, the Monk and their allies gain 5% movement speed, stacking with other movement speed increasing effects such as the Monk’s Windwalking.
    • Brewmaster
      • Ox Adept’s Breath of Fire damage reduction from Fallen Order (Venthyr Ability) now stacks with your Breath of Fire damage reduction.
      • Crane Adepts from Fallen Order (Venthyr Ability) now prefer to heal the Monk over other friendly targets.
    • Mistweaver
      • Crane Adept’s Enveloping Mist from Fallen Order (Venthyr Ability) no longer gains cooldown reduction from the Monk’s Haste.
    • Windwalker
      • Tiger Adepts attacks from Fallen Order (Venthyr Ability) now count towards your recently attacked Spinning Crane Kick bonus.
      • Crane Adepts from Fallen Order (Venthyr Ability) now prefer to heal the Monk over other friendly targets.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Spirit Link Totem’s tooltip has been updated to better match its functionality. No functional change has been made to Spirit Link Totem.

Threads of Fate

  • Tal-Inara now offers a Torghast, Tower of the Damned daily quest for experience and Soul Ash.
    • Increased the amount of experience points earned from completing Torghast, Tower of the Damned side objectives and defeating the end of the run boss.
    • The daily quest now requires completing Torghast, Tower of the Damned once (was 2 times).

User Interface and Accessibility

  • Enemy and boss dialogue options have been added to Text to Speech settings.
  • A helptip has been added to highlight the Reagent Bank.

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

Level Type Slot Name
1 Junk Sealed Vintage Darkmoon Deck
1 Other Winter Veil Chorus Book
1 Other Marigold Petal Offering Bowl
1 Other Pouch of Ebon Rose Petals
1 Other Pouch of Red Rose Petals
1 Other Spring Florist’s Pouch
1 Other Summer Cranial Skillet
1 Other Eagger Basket
1 Other Insulated Dancing Insoles
1 Other Fire Festival Batons
1 Quest Korthian Repository
50 Chest Chest Harness of the Skybreaker
50 Chest Chest Stormheart Jerkin
50 Chest Chest Raiment of the Arcane Tempest
50 Chest Chest Vestments of Blind Absolution
50 Chest Chest Diabolic Tunic
50 Back Back Gravewarden Cloak
50 Back Back Demonbane Shroud
50 Back Back Stormheart Drape
50 Back Back Wildstalker Cape
50 Back Back Drape of the Arcane Tempest
50 Back Back Xuen’s Cloak
50 Back Back Radiant Lightbringer Cape
50 Back Back Shawl of Blind Absolution
50 Back Back Fanged Slayer’s Shroud
50 Back Back Drape of the Skybreaker
50 Back Back Diabolic Shroud
50 Back Back Titanic Onslaught Cloak

Achievement Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Appearances
Collections

Events
Feats of Strength

Timewalking
World Events

  • A Tour of Towers Complete every unique challenge available at the Mage Tower during Legion Timewalking. 20 points. Account Wide. Rewards: Mage-Bound Spelltome. 20 points. Account Wide.

Spell Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Shaman (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Restoration

  • Spirit Link Totem Summons a totem at the target location for 6 sec, which reduces damage taken by all party and raid members within 10 yards by 10%. Immediately and Every 1 sec the health of all affected players is redistributed, such that all players are at the same percentage of maximum health evenly. 1 charge. Shaman – Restoration Spec. Shaman – Restoration Spec. 11% of Base Mana. 40 yd range. Instant. 3 min recharge. 1 sec global cooldown. 1 charge.

Runeforge Legendary Abilities
Rogue (Forums, Talent Calculator)

  • Toxic Onslaught Assassination: When Sepsis expires on your target you gain Adrenaline Rush and Shadow Blades for 10 sec. Outlaw: When Sepsis expires on your target you gain Shadow Blades and apply Vendetta to your current target for 10 sec, Subtlety: When Sepsis expires on your target you gain Adrenaline Rush and apply Vendetta to your current target for 10 sec. Initial: When Sepsis expires on your target for 10 sec.

Item Effects

  • Legion Timewalking Marker (New) Instant.
  • Opening Create a soulbound Mythic Dungeon item appropriate for your loot specialization. during Shadowlands Season 2. 3 sec cast. Reagents: Valorous Equipment Chest.

Raid & Dungeon Abilities

  • Meteor Burn Deals 38 Fire damage. 100 yd range. Instant. Meteors crash down onto the web, inflicting 38 Fire damage to players within 7 yards of the impact. The meteor also burns a hole in the web through which players may fall. 100 yd range. Instant.
  • Molten Crash After Landslide, The Underking swings Khaz’goroth and causes the ground to erupt from under his current target, inflicting 45 Nature damage. Tanks not using their active mitigation suffer an additional 45 Nature damage and are knocked back. 100 yd range. 2 sec cast.
  • Vengeful Shear A deadly attack shears the target, inflicting 106 Physical damage. Additionally, increases damage taken by 15% for 25 sec if the target is not protected with active mitigation. This effect stacks. Unlimited range. 2 sec cast.
  • Vengeful Shear A deadly attack shears the target, inflicting 106 Physical damage. Additionally, increases damage taken by 15% for 25 sec if the target is not protected with active mitigation. This effect stacks. Unlimited range. 2.5 sec cast.

Strings Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • ITEM_UPGRADE_ITEM_LEVEL_BONUS_STAT_FORMAT – Item Level |cff20ff20%1$d +%2$d|r %2$d)|r
  • ITEM_UPGRADE_PVP_ITEM_LEVEL_BONUS_STAT_FORMAT (New) – PvP Item Level |cff20ff20%1$d (+%2$d)|r
  • ITEM_UPGRADE_PVP_ITEM_LEVEL_STAT_FORMAT (New) – PvP Item Level %d
  • MONSTER_EMOTE (New) – Creature Emote
  • MONSTER_WHISPER (New) – Creature Whisper
  • MONSTER_YELL (New) – Creature Yell
  • PCT_FLOW_CANCEL_LABEL (New) – Cancel
  • PCT_FLOW_FINISH_BODY_TEXT (New) – Are you sure? You can’t change your selection after this step.
  • PVP_RANK_2_NAMECombatant II Challenger I
  • PVP_RANK_2_NEXT_RANK_DESC – Achieve a rating of 1200 or higher to earn:|n 1400 or higher to earn:|n- Challenger Title|n– Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Legs|n- Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Bracers Gloves
  • PVP_RANK_3_NAMEChallenger Rival I
  • PVP_RANK_3_NEXT_RANK_DESC – Achieve a rating of 1400 or higher to earn:|n- Challenger 1800 or higher to earn:|n- Rival Title|n- Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Gloves Shoulder
  • PVP_RANK_4_NAMEChallenger II Duelist
  • PVP_RANK_4_NEXT_RANK_DESC – Achieve a rating of 1600 or higher to earn:|n 2100 or higher to earn:|n- Duelist Title|n– Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Chest|n- Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Belt Prestige Cloak|n- Elite PvP Weapon Enchant
  • PVP_RANK_5_NAMERival I Elite
  • PVP_RANK_5_NEXT_RANK_DESC – Achieve a rating of 1800 or higher to earn:|n- Rival 2400 or higher to earn:|n- Elite Title|n- Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Shoulder Tabard
  • PVP_RANK_6_NAMERival Combatant II
  • PVP_RANK_6_NEXT_RANK_DESC – Achieve a rating of 1950 1200 or higher to earn:|n- Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Helm|n Legs|n– Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Boots Bracers
  • PVP_RANK_7_NAMEDuelist Challenger II
  • PVP_RANK_7_NEXT_RANK_DESC – Achieve a rating of 2100 or higher to earn:|n- Duelist Title|n 1600 or higher to earn:|n– Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Prestige Cloak|n- Elite PvP Weapon Enchant Chest|n- Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Belt
  • PVP_RANK_8_NAMEElite Rival II
  • PVP_RANK_8_NEXT_RANK_DESC – Achieve a rating of 2400 1950 or higher to earn:|n- Elite Title|n PvP Item Set Appearance: Helm|n– Elite PvP Item Set Appearance: Tabard Boots
  • RAID_BOSS_EMOTE (New) – Boss Emote
  • RAID_BOSS_WHISPER (New) – Boss Whisper
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_BOSS_EMOTE (New) – bossemote
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_BOSS_WHISPER (New) – bosswhisper
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_CREATURE_EMOTE (New) – creatureemote
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_CREATURE_SAY (New) – creaturesay
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_CREATURE_WHISPER (New) – creaturewhisper
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_CREATURE_YELL (New) – creatureyell
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_HELP_BOSS_EMOTE (New) – Enable or disable boss emotes
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_HELP_BOSS_WHISPER (New) – Enable or disable boss whispers
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_HELP_CREATURE_EMOTE (New) – Enable or disable creature emotes
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_HELP_CREATURE_SAY (New) – Enable or disable creature messages
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_HELP_CREATURE_WHISPER (New) – Enable or disable creature whispers
  • SLASH_TEXTTOSPEECH_HELP_CREATURE_YELL (New) – Enable or disable creature yells

Misc Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Currency Types
Hidden

  • Archivists’ Codex (New) – Grants progress with the Archivists’ Codex.

Emotes
Unknown

  • %s drops her trousers and moons everyone. – Name changed from “” to “%s drops her trousers and moons everyone.”.
  • %s drops her trousers and moons everyone. – Name changed from “” to “%s drops her trousers and moons everyone.”.
  • %s drops his trousers and moons everyone. – Name changed from “” to “%s drops his trousers and moons everyone.”.
  • %s drops his trousers and moons everyone. – Name changed from “” to “%s drops his trousers and moons everyone.”.
  • %s farts loudly. Whew…what stinks? – Name changed from “” to “%s farts loudly. Whew…what stinks?”.
  • %s farts loudly. Whew…what stinks? – Name changed from “” to “%s farts loudly. Whew…what stinks?”.
  • %s lets forth a sharp whistle. – Name changed from “” to “%s lets forth a sharp whistle.”.
  • %s lets forth a sharp whistle. – Name changed from “” to “%s lets forth a sharp whistle.”.
  • %s lets out a hacking cough. – Name changed from “” to “%s lets out a hacking cough.”.
  • %s lets out a hacking cough. – Name changed from “” to “%s lets out a hacking cough.”.
  • %s lets out a loud belch. (New)
  • %s lets out a loud belch. (New)
  • A tendril of drool runs down %s’s lip. – Name changed from “” to “A tendril of drool runs down %s’s lip.”.
  • A tendril of drool runs down %s’s lip. – Name changed from “” to “A tendril of drool runs down %s’s lip.”.
  • A tendril of drool runs down your lip. – Name changed from “” to “A tendril of drool runs down your lip.”.
  • You drop your trousers and moon everyone. – Name changed from “” to “You drop your trousers and moon everyone.”.
  • You fart loudly. Whew…what stinks? – Name changed from “” to “You fart loudly. Whew…what stinks?”.
  • You let forth a sharp whistle. – Name changed from “” to “You let forth a sharp whistle.”.
  • You let out a hacking cough. – Name changed from “” to “You let out a hacking cough.”.
  • You let out a loud belch. (New)

Holidays

  • Timewalking Dungeon Event (New) – While this event is active, players level 50 or higher may access a special Timewalking Dungeon Finder queue, which scales players and their items down to revisit past dungeons from the Legion expansion. While Timewalking, bosses will yield loot appropriate for a player’s natural level.

    During Legion Timewalking, you may assemble a party of titanforged adventurers to challenge increasingly stronger enemies in Legion dungeons using Timeworn Keystones.

Mounts
Flying Mounts

  • Soaring Spelltome – Flying Mount. Soaring Spelltome. “In the forgotten depths of the Dalaran library, this oversized tome was found flapping madly around the room. Open the pages of this arcane-infused book and hitch a ride to magical adventure.” Source: Achievement: A Tour of Towers Category: Timewalking

Scenarios
Combat Training

  • 13: Orders from CommandYou’re ready for the Assault! Join up and bring justice to the Legion. Leave the airship and join the assault.