Blizzard News: February 8, 2024 Update on World of Warcraft

Below you will discover a record of patches that tackle various problems related to World of Warcraft: Dragonflight, Wrath of the Lich King Classic, Burning Crusade Classic, Season of Discovery, and WoW Classic. Some of the corrections below take effect immediately after implementation, while others may require scheduled realm restarts. Please be aware that certain issues may not be resolved without an update to the client-side patch. This list will be updated as additional patches are applied.

Patches


February 8, 2024

Achievements

  • Support Your Local Artisans now demands donations totaling 50,000 gold (previously 70,000) to the Artisan’s Consortium.

Classes

  • Shaman
    • Fixed a problem causing Earth Shield casts from another Shaman to sometimes replace Earth Shield.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Darkheart Thicket
    • Resolved an issue where Archdruid Glaidalis can fail to use Grievous Leap on a player standing on top of a nearby object.
    • Addressed an issue in Archdruid Glaidalis’s encounter where Nightmare Abominations can be stuck in a state of evasion when spawned on top of an elevated surface.
  • Dawn of the Infinite: Galakrond’s Fall
    • Addressed an issue where Dazhak’s Incinerating Blightbreath can fizzle if the targeted player dies during Dazhak’s charge.
    • Addressed an issue where Chronofade is not considered an AoE effect.
  • The Everbloom
    • Dealt with an issue in the Ancient Protectors encounter where Dulhu’s Noxious Charge can still go off if he dies while casting.

Player versus Player

  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • Resolved an issue causing the Shadow Amirdrassil 4-set bonus to not be consumed when landing a killing blow on some pets and totems.
  • Shaman
    • Resolved an issue causing some spells to kill Grounding Totem without directly targeting the totem.
    • Resolved an issue causing redirected damage over time effects to apply to Grounding Totem. Grounding Totem is once again immune to debuff effects.

February 6, 2024

Classes

  • Shaman
    • Primordial Wave now moves faster towards its target.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Amirdrassil, the Dream’s Hope
    • The Hall of Fame is full, and Mythic difficulty is now available to cross-realm raid groups.
    • Fyrakk the Blazing
      • Reduced the number of Aflame targets from 4 to 3 on Mythic difficulty.
      • Fyrakk health reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Burning and Dark Colossus health by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Spirit of the Kaldorei health reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Darnassian Ancient health reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
      • The Heart of Amirdrassil now begins stage two with 60% health remaining.
      • Reduced the number of Corrupted Seeds created from 2 to 1.
  • Temple of Ahn’Qiraj
    • The Prophet Skeram now properly respawns when the encounter is reset.
  • Vault of the Incarnates
    • Dealt with an issue that could cause the Primal Council to not cast spells.
  • Dawn of the Infinite: Galakrond’s Fall
    • Addressed an issue where Dazhak can sometimes snap to target player on death while channeling Incinerating Blightbreath.

Items

  • Matrix Restabilizer all effects reduced by 20%.

February 1, 2024

Achievements

  • Fixed an issue in which the accomplishment Battle Mender: Season 3 was not providing progress.

Classes

  • Mage
    • Shifting Power’s visual will now appear smaller and should be less disruptive for the Mage’s allies.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Amirdrassil, the Dream’s Hope
    • Fyrakk the Blazing
      • Flamebound and Shadowbound are no longer private auras.
      • Developers’ notes: We’ve observed that the common strategy for players executing the Flamebound and Shadowbound mechanics on Mythic Fyrakk involves cumbersome addon/macro setup and execution. Our goal with this change is to remove this burden for players who are progressing on this encounter and refocus the challenge on the gameplay.
  • Blackrook Hold
    • Fixed an issue where the enemies around Lady Velendras Ravencrest do not have linked aggro.
  • Dawn of the Infinite: Galakrond’s Fall
    • Fixed an issue where Manifested Timeways can occasionally cast Unwind during keystones.
  • The Everbloom
    • Fixed an issue where the Ancient Protectors encounter can fail to respawn.
    • Fixed an issue where Archmage Sol can cast Cinderbolt Storm twice after gaining Fire Affinity.
    • Fixed an issue where the mages before Archmage Sol were not resetting their health after they left combat.

Pet Battles

  • Fixed an issue causing several multi-hit Battle Pet abilities to have a chance to ignore on-death passives such as Undead or Mechanical resurrection.

Player versus Player

  • Fixed an issue causing Stoneform and Fireblood to trigger a longer cooldown for Gladiator’s Medallion than intended.

January 30, 2024

Achievements

  • The Title and Achievement Champion of the Dragonflights are now available to those who have completed the quest “Fair Skies and Strong Winds”.
  • Adjusted Sergeant Quackers’ responsiveness so that he is now more lenient with the number of nearby ducks he requires before joining the fight for Ducks in a Row.

Classes

  • Shaman
    • Resolved an issue causing Poison Cleansing Totem to not ignore line of sight.
    • Elemental
      • Corrected an issue where your character could sometimes get stuck in a state where they cannot use Lava Burst when previously having been talented into Elemental Blast.
      • Resolved an issue causing Primordial Bond to be incorrectly removed when an elemental dies or despawns while another elemental is active.

Dungeons

  • Atal’Dazar
    • Addressed an issue where the Rezan encounter can unexpectedly reset.
  • Dawn of the Infinite: Rise of Murozond
    • Addressed an issue where the visual for Spark of Tyr does not snap to ground.
    • Addressed an issue where Spark of Tyr will immediately trigger if the target has immunity.
  • Everbloom
    • Addressed an issue with the Ancient Protectors encounter where players can get stuck in combat and unable to release if Dulhu is pulled out of the boss area.
    • Addressed an issue where Witherbark can be pulled out of the encounter area.

Items

  • Fixed an issue where immunity effects on the player could prevent Fyrakk’s Tainted Rageheart from dealing damage to enemies.
  • The Verdant Gladiator’s Shotel cosmetic should now be purchasable from Glamora.

Player versus Player

  • Iridal, the Earth’s Master damage-on use-effect now deals 10% of its damage (was 30%) in PvP combat.
  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Resolved an issue causing Outbreak to not apply Virulent Plague to enemy totems, Psyfiend, and Observer.

January 23, 2024

Classes

  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Fixed an issue that caused Consecrations from Righteous Judgment to be despawned by new Consecrations.
      • Fixed an issue that caused Blessing of Autumn to not reduce the cooldown of Avenging Wrath.
  • Warlock
    • Demonology
      • Fixed an issue where Wild Imps summoned by Spiteful Reconstitution would fixate on far away targets.

Dungeons

  • Mythic+
    • Dawn of the Infinite: Rise of Murozond
      • Valow, Timesworn Keeper health reduced by 16%.
      • Lerai, Timesworn Maiden health reduced by 16%, and Ancient Radiance recast time increased.
      • Spurlok, Timesworn Sentinel health reduced by 16%, and Shrouding Sandstorm’s recast time increased.
      • Tyr, the Infinite Keeper Radiant Barrier damage absorb reduced by 15%.
      • Infinite Riftmage health reduced by 10%, and Infinite Burn recast time increased.
      • Time-Lost Battlefield Battle Senses / Thirst for Battle damage reduced by 20%, and Bladestorm movement reduction increased from 33% to 50%.
      • Chrono-Lord Deios Temporal Breath initial damage reduced by 16%, and damage-over-time effect reduced by 14%.
      • Infinite Keeper health reduced by 10%, and Chronal Burn damage reduced by 15%, and Infinite Blast damage reduced by 10%.

Player versus Player

  • Resolved an issue causing the Mettle effect from Infurious Warboots of Impunity, Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity, Infurious Boots of Reprieve, and Infurious Binding of Gesticulation to not trigger when interrupting spells.
  • Shaman
    • Resolved an issue causing the Mettle effect from Infurious Boots of Reprieve to grant less stats than intended when triggering the effect using Earthgrab Totem and Capacitor Totem.

January 22, 2024

Achievements

  • Fixed an issue where kills on Evokers did not count towards the achievement It Takes Class.

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Developers note: Changes are live after realm restarts.
    • Blood
      • Bone Shield now grants armor based on 80% of Strength (was 70%).

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