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Patch 9.2.5 PTR – Build 43057

Patch 9.2.5 PTR – Build 43057
Build 43057 will be deployed to the PTR realms soon.

9.2.5 PTR Development Notes – April 5, 2022

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
ITEMS AND REWARDS

  • Broker Mark of Distinction now increases the Renown of your currently active Covenant to 60 (was 40).
  • Renown catch-up is accelerated through Renown 60 (was 48).
  • These activities will now have a 100% chance to reward 1 Renown upon completion:
    • Mythic and Mythic+ dungeons
    • Torghast Layers 9-16
    • Defeating a Shadowlands raid boss encounter
    • Winning a Rated Battleground

Spell Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Item Set Bonuses

  • Architect’s Aligner While Berserked, you radiate [ 26.6% [ 17.29% of Attack Power ] Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for [ 39.7% [ 25.8% of Attack Power ] every 1 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
  • Ashes to Ashes When you benefit from Art of War, you gain Seraphim for 3 sec. 4 sec.
  • Fiery Rush Increases the duration of Combustion by 2 sec. 4 sec.

Mage (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Fire

  • Fire Blast Blasts the enemy for [ 91.08% [ 100.2% of Spell Power ] Fire damage. Fire: Castable while casting other spells. Always deals a critical strike. 1 charge. Mage – Fire Spec. Mage – Fire Spec. 1% of Base Mana. 40 yd range. Instant. 12 sec recharge. 1 charge.
  • Fireball Throws a fiery ball that causes [ 78% [ 93.6% of Spell Power ] Fire damage. Each time your Fireball fails to critically strike a target, it gains a stacking 10% increased critical strike chance. Effect ends when Fireball critically strikes. Mage – Fire Spec. Mage – Fire Spec. 2% of Base Mana. 40 yd range. 2.2 sec cast.
  • Pyroblast Hurls an immense fiery boulder that causes [ 143.12% [ 151.71% of Spell Power ] Fire damage and an additional [ 18.6% of Spell Power ] Fire damage over 6 sec. Mage – Fire Spec. Mage – Fire Spec. 2% of Base Mana. 40 yd range. 4.5 sec cast.

Monk (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Windwalker

  • Windwalker Monk Decreases damage/healing by 11%: Blackout Kick, Breath of Fire, Chi Burst, Chi Wave, Crackling Jade Lightning, Eye of the Tiger, Fist of the White Tiger, Fists of Fury, Flying Serpent Kick, Rising Sun Kick, Rushing Jade Wind, Spinning Crane Kick, Tiger Palm, Whirling Dragon Punch Decreases periodic damage/healing by 11%: Blackout Kick, Breath of Fire, Chi Burst, Chi Wave, Crackling Jade Lightning, Eye of the Tiger, Fist of the White Tiger, Fists of Fury, Flying Serpent Kick, Rising Sun Kick, Rushing Jade Wind, Spinning Crane Kick, Tiger Palm, Whirling Dragon Punch Increases damage/healing by 26%: Blackout Kick, Rising Sun Kick, Tiger Palm Increases damage/healing by 22%: Chi Wave and Rushing Jade Wind Increases periodic damage/healing by 22%: Eye of the Tiger Increases damage/healing by 140%: Spinning Crane Kick Increases damage/healing by 10%: Blackout Kick Increases damage/healing by 10%: Blackout Kick, Fist of the White Tiger, Tiger Palm Increases damage/healing by 10%: Rising Sun Kick Monk – Windwalker Spec. Monk – Windwalker Spec.

Paladin (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Retribution

  • Divine Storm Unleashes a whirl of divine energy, dealing [ 134% [ 147.4% of Attack Power ] Holy damage to all nearby enemies. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets. Requires Two-Handed Melee Weapon. Paladin – Retribution Spec. Paladin – Retribution Spec. 3 Holy Power. Instant.
  • Wake of Ashes Lash out at your enemies, dealing [ 315% [ 346.5% of Attack Power ] Radiant damage to all enemies within 12 yd in front of you and reducing their movement speed by 50% for 5 sec. Damage reduced on secondary targets. Demon and Undead enemies are also stunned for 5 sec. Generates 3 Holy Power. Paladin – Retribution Spec. Paladin – Retribution Spec. Instant. 45 sec cooldown.

Rogue (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Assassination

  • Fan of Knives Sprays knives at all enemies within 10 yards, dealing [ 24.6% [ 32% of Attack Power ] Physical damage and applying your active poisons at their normal rate. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets. Awards 1 combo points. Rogue – Assassination Spec. Rogue – Assassination Spec. 35 Energy. Instant. 1 sec global cooldown.

Shaman (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Enhancement

  • Fire Nova Erupt a burst of fiery damage from all targets affected by your Flame Shock, dealing [ 42% of Attack Power ] Fire damage to up to 6 targets within 8 yds of your Flame Shock targets. Requires Weapon. Enhancement Shaman – Level 35 Talent. Enhancement Shaman – Level 35 Talent. 1% of Base Mana. Melee range. Instant. 15 sec cooldown.

Warlock (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Demonology

  • Demonic Consumption Your Demon Commander now drains 15% 12% of the life from your demon servants to empower himself. Demonology Warlock – Level 50 Talent. Demonology Warlock – Level 50 Talent. 100 yd range.

Item Effects

  • Decrypting Ancient Cyphers (New) Combine 20 Confounding Ancient Cyphers to create the Sacred Creation Impetus, which can be used to improve Empowered raid items to Mythic quality. 2 sec cast.
  • pscar test trinket 2 Whenever nearby Automa die, you exude Ephemera, healing up to 5 nearby allies for 17,500 over 15 seconds. Instant. Fulfil the destiny of an Empowered raid item, upgrading it to Mythic quality. Instant.
  • Stiff Arm (New) Instant.
  • Throw Toss to a friend, or onto a burning building. 35 yd range. Instant. 15-60 yd range. Instant.

Raid & Dungeon Abilities

  • Domination The Jailer dominates a player, increasing their health by 500%, damage done by 200% 50%, damage done by 25% and takes control of their actions. Unlimited range. Instant.

Strings Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_711 (New) – Requires Sulfuron Slammer

Misc Changes

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Keystone Affixes

  • Reclaimed (New) – [PH] Season 4 Affix