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WoW Patch 9.0.5 Hotfixes – March 16, 2021

WoW Patch 9.0.5 Hotfixes – March 16, 2021

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

  • Hunter (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Fixed an issue where Aspect of the Cheetah would break invisibility potion effects.
  • Shaman (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Fixed an issue where Spirit Wolf (Talent) would break invisibility potion effects.
    • Enhancement
      • Fixed an issue where Maelstrom Weapon could break invisibility potion effects.
    • Restoration
      • Increased the damage of Lava Burst by 10%.
        • Developers’ note: This change is to counter the 10% damage reduction to Lava Burst in patch 9.0.5 which was primarily intended as a change to Elemental Shaman.
  • Warrior (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Protection
      • Fixed an issue preventing Stalwart Guardian’s (Conduit) cooldown reduction effect for Shield Wall from improving with item level.


  • Venthyr
    • Fixed an issue where players who were a member of the Venthyr covenant, swapped to a different covenant, and swapped back could have the first chapter of their campaign display as incomplete.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Spires of Ascension
    • Fixed an issue where the first pack of Etherdivers and a Forsworn Skirmisher just after the Kin-Tara encounter would sometimes evade.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue that allowed some of the Covenant Hearthstone toys to be used on alts that are not a part of that covenant. The tooltips will be updated in a future patch to reflect this requirement.

Player versus Player

  • Arathi Blizzard has replaced Tarren Mill vs Southshore for the weekly brawl.


Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Anima Powers
    • Shaman
      • Restoration
        • The Bottle of Swirling Maelstrom Healing Rain damage effect will now properly cause creatures to attack you.
    • Warlock
      • Fixed an issue where Bottled Shadow would create two icons in your Anima Power user interface.