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patch 5.3 Patch 5.3 - Hotfixes June 10

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Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the recently released World of Warcraft patch 5.3: Escalation. Hotfixes are updates we make on our end without requiring you to download a new patch. Some of the hotfixes below take effect the moment they were implemented, while others may require your realm to be restarted to go into effect. Please keep in mind that some issues cannot be addressed without a client-side patch update. We will continue to update this list as additional hotfixes are applied.

Patch Information

Classes

  • Hunter
    • General
    • Arcane Shot now deals 10% more damage. [Requires a realm restart]
    • Cobra Shot now deals 10% more damage. [Requires a realm restart]
    • Hunter Pets summoned by Stampede now only use auto-attacks against their target. [Requires a realm restart]
    • Steady Shot now deals 10% more damage. [Requires a realm restart]
  • Talents
    • Blink Strikes now has a 10-yard minimum range, and the teleportation effect cannot happen more than once every 20 seconds. [Requires a realm restart]

Quest

  • Destroying the Altars: Master Summoner Zarod should once again drop Master Summoner's Staff, allowing players to complete the quest.
  • The Might of Three: Buffs from the four celestials should now continue to work properly for players entering the Big Blossom Excavation area. [Requires a realm restart]

Creatures

  • Bleeding Hollow Tormentor no longer summons a Bleeding Hollow Worg.

Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios

  • Throne of Thunder
    • Durumu the Forgotten
    • Elixir of Detect Lesser Invisibility will no longer allow players to see fog beasts while they are invisible.
    • Fixed an issue where Azure Fog may incorrectly trigger Flash Freeze at the end of the Light Spectrum phase.
  • Ji-Kun
    • Fixed an issue where players intercepting food globules were not properly gaining stacks of Slimed, preventing them from obtaining higher stacks of the Primal Nutriment damage buff.
  • Lei Shen
    • Lei Shen will now always drop a Titan Runestone or Secrets of the Empire for players that are on the legendary quest line. [Requires a realm restart]

Brawler's Guild

  • Ro-Shambo should now properly display the UI for Rock, Paper, Scissors! if the character was casting a spell at the time.

Bug Fixes

  • Rocketway rockets in Azshara should no longer be despawning too quickly after being summoned.
  • Mac
  • Fixed an issue where changing the resolution settings could cause hot corners to not work correctly on Mac OS X 10.8.
  • Fixed an issue where binding a modifier key to a mouse button could cause the modifier key to become stuck.
  • Fixed an issue where certain circumstances could cause the cursor to become smaller than intended on the Retina MacBook Pro.
     

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Drop rate of Titan Runestones has a special place in hell reserved for it. TIred of seeing people who just came back to wow running around in 608 capes while some of us have killed bosses every single week and aren't done with it. Legendaries should not be tied to RNG.

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It would be nice if there was some way for people coming back to the game to catch up a little quicker though, between RNG drop rates in MSV/HOF for the tokens plus the 6 weeks of gathering valor seems pretty extensive when you're having to do that all through LFR which can be pretty taxing ha ha

not saying they should be able to catch right up to current raiders but to at least get through the old content a bit faster and start the ToT grind with the rest of us.

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Drop rate of Titan Runestones has a special place in hell reserved for it. TIred of seeing people who just came back to wow running around in 608 capes while some of us have killed bosses every single week and aren't done with it. Legendaries should not be tied to RNG.

I like the Firelands approach to legendaries. You have some RNG with the amount you obtain from each part of the quest, but you obtain it at a constant rate and know if you keep doing it you'll finish without having to hope that it will happen.

It would be nice if there was some way for people coming back to the game to catch up a little quicker though, between RNG drop rates in MSV/HOF for the tokens plus the 6 weeks of gathering valor seems pretty extensive when you're having to do that all through LFR which can be pretty taxing ha ha

not saying they should be able to catch right up to current raiders but to at least get through the old content a bit faster and start the ToT grind with the rest of us.

For legendaries are least (not sure if this is what you're referring to), they did that already where they increased the drop rates for sigils and decreased the Test of Valor quest to 3000 instead of 6000.

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