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PvP Tuning – February 9

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PvP Tuning – February 9

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker)
With scheduled weekly maintenance (tomorrow, February 9 in this region), we will make the following PvP balance adjustments.

Player versus Player

  • Death Knight (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Unholy
      • Necrotic Strike now absorbs up to 6% of the target’s health (was 4%).
      • Virulent Plague and Virulent Eruption are no longer reduced by 10% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Hunter (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Marksmanship
      • Careful Aim now deals 35% bonus damage when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 20%).
    • Beast Mastery
      • Bestial Wrath’s effectiveness is no longer reduced by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Mage (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Dampened Magic reduces magical damage over time effects by 10% (was 20%).
    • Frost
      • Glacial Spike is no longer reduced by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
      • Ray of Frost is no longer reduced by 15% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
    • Fire
      • Pyrokinesis reduces Combustion’s cooldown by 3 seconds (was 5 seconds).
  • Monk (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Mistweaver
      • Chrysalis PVP talent reduces Life Cocoon’s cooldown by 40 seconds (was 25 seconds).
      • Mana regeneration increased by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Paladin (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Holy
      • Damage transferred through Ultimate Sacrifice is no longer affected by Blessing of Sacrifice’s Rank 2 upgrade.
      • Mana regeneration is decreased by 30% when engaged in combat with enemy players.