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PTR 9.1.5 Development Notes – October 25, 2021

PTR 9.1.5 Development Notes – October 25, 2021

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Classes

  • Phial of Serenity (Kyrian Ability) and healing potions no longer reset the melee swing timer.
  • Death Knight
    • Fixed an issue that prevented Shackle the Unworthy (Kyrian Ability) from spreading to enemies behind the Death Knight.
    • Unholy
      • Unholy Assault’s (Talent) global cooldown (GCD) is now correctly reduced by Haste.
  • Demon Hunter
    • The Hunt’s (Night Fae Ability) effect can now be removed with player immunities.
    • Fixed an issue that prevented the Lost in Darkness (Conduit) from improving with higher conduit ranks.
    • Havoc
      • Dancing with Fate (Conduit) damage effect increased by 300% (down from 650%).
      • Fixed an issue where the Dancing with Fate conduit did not increase the damage of the final slash from Death Sweep.
    • Vengeance
      • The Demon summoned from Fodder to the Flame (Necrolord Ability) no longer scales off the 50% maximum health increase from Metamorphosis.
  • Druid
    • Fixed an issue where the Well Fed effect from Born Anew (Conduit) was not increased with the Epicurean racial ability when casting Rebirth on a Pandaren.
  • Hunter
    • Binding Shot (Talent) root effect can now break upon receiving enough damage. Damage threshold to break is higher than other roots.
      • Developers’ note: We recognize that Binding Shot has become part of a Hunter’s utility package and want it to remain a powerful root that has a lower chance to break on damage than other effects.
    • Freezing Trap now removes active Murder of Crows debuffs on the target when it is applied.
    • Beast Mastery
      • Bestial Wrath’s tooltip has been updated to better match its functionality. No functional change has been made to Bestial Wrath.
    • Marksmanship
      • Fixed an issue that caused Marksman’s Advantage (Conduit) to remove stealth from targets when Hunter’s Mark was cast.
      • Fixed an issue that caused a player’s Marksman’s Advantage (Conduit) to be removed from targets when another Hunter applied Hunter’s Mark with the Marksman’s Advantage conduit.
    • Survival
      • Fixed an issue that caused Coordinated Assault to require line-of-sight to your Hunter pet.
  • Mage
    • Frost
      • Icicles damage increased by 12%.
      • Frostbolt damage increased damage by 8%.
      • Flurry damage increased damage by 10%.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Fixed an issue where Expel Harm would heal the caster twice when used while channeling Soothing Mist on themselves.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Resplendent Mists (Conduit) from increasing the healing of Bonedust Brew’s Gust of Mists.
    • Windwalker
      • Keefer’s Skyreach (Runecarving Power) now properly increases the critical strike chance of Bonedust Brew (Necrolord Ability).
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Fixed an issue where Bestow Faith (Talent) would reset the melee swing timer when cast.
  • Rogue
    • Fixed an issue that prevented Shadow Blades gained from Toxic Onslaught (Runecarving) to not affect certain off-spec abilities.
    • Subtlety
      • Fixed an issue where Flagellation (Venthyr Ability) would always critically strike with Symbols of Death.
  • Warlock
    • Decaying Soul Satchel (Night Fae Runecarving Power) no longer generates stacks when targeting enemies that are immune to its damage.
  • Warrior
    • Fury
      • Auto attack damage has been increased by 43%.

Covenants

  • Soulbinds
    • Venthyr
      • Battlefield Presence (General Draven) no longer counts nearby Stealth enemies.

Player versus Player

  • The following toys can no longer be used in battlegrounds and arenas:
  • The incapacitate from the Pandaren racial ability Quaking Palm now breaks to absorbed damage.
  • Druid
    • Thorns (PvP Talent) can no longer reflect damage to enemies more than 10 yards away.
    • Restoration
      • Floral Recycling’s (Conduit) healing bonus to Swiftmend is reduced by 50% in PvP combat.
  • Hunter
    • Fixed an issue where Hunters could capture flags in Battlegrounds while under the effects of Feign Death.
    • Beast Mastery
      • Fixed an issue where Burrow Attack’s (Exotic Ability) cooldown was unintentionally reduced by Kindred Beasts (PvP Talent).
  • Mage
    • Fixed an issue where Mana Gem could not be used in rated battlegrounds and rated arenas.
    • Fire
      • Fixed an issue where a Mage’s Ignite that was spread by Phoenix Flames could hit a Rogue while under the effect of Cloak of Shadows.
  • Paladin
    • Auras are no longer removed when leaving battlegrounds or arenas.
  • Rogue
    • Subtlety
      • Fixed an issue where the target of Shadowy Duel (PvP Talent) would become invisible if the Rogue is under the effects of a Paladin’s Blessing of Protection when starting the duel.
  • Warlock
    • Decimating Bolt’s (Necrolord Ability) damage bonus to Demonbolt, Shadow Bolt, or Incinerate can no longer be dispelled.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Death Knight
      • Fixed an issue that was causing Rune Hunter to trigger too often.
    • Hunter
      • Petrified Pet Food damage now correctly increases with each stack of the Anima Power.