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Shipyard Changes & Draenor Perks

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Blizzard have finally decided to lower the time requirements of the shipyard with a number of changes this week, as well as clarify the situation with Draenor perks in Legion.


Blizzard Icon Shipyard Changes from Aerythlea

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We’ve hotfixed the game to update how Shipyards work, by making a few quality of life improvements.

 

General

• Rare Naval Missions have an increased chance to appear.

• The bonuses provided by assist equipment, such as Ammo Reserves or Automated Sky Scanner, have been increased by 100%.

• Increasing the chance of success on a naval mission will now also decrease the chance a ship will be destroyed on failure. If the mission success chance is increased to 90% or greater, no ships will be lost on the mission.

 

Blockade Missions

• Blockade Mission duration is now 30 minutes (was 4 hours).

• Blockade Missions will respawn after 7 days (was 5 days).

• The Oil cost for Blockade Missions is now 50 (was 100).

 

Crews

• The bonus chance to Mission success provided by Human or Undead crews will be 50% higher.

• The bonus chance to Missions success provided by a Pandaren crew will be 33% higher

• The Pandaren Crew bonus will apply to Missions that are 12 hours or longer (was 18 hours).

 

The changes above are all live now. Here are a couple of notes to keep in mind:

 

• If you try to use a scroll that instantly completes a Blockade mission that was already in progress when we made this hotfix, it will reset the time on the mission.

• Blockade Missions that were already in progress will still need 4 hours to complete.

 

We’ll see you at the Shipyard!

 

(Source can be found here)

 

Users on the World of Warcraft forums have also been asking what will happen to the Draenor perks that were earned while levelling? Will they disappear or will they be brought in as passive in Legion? Aerythlea responded promptly, confirming that the perks will be disappearing, but their effects will be factored into certain abilities.

 

Blizzard Icon Draenor Perks from Aerythlea

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The Draenor Perks will be retiring in Legion. However, many of their effects will be "baked in" to the baseline abilities.

 

(Source can be found here)

 

There is yet to be any confirmation on which of the perks are going to carry over, with Aerythlea detailing that "many" of the effects are moving over. Some classes may be missing their favourite Draenor perks when they move into Legion, since some effects are much harder to put into a baseline ability. With certain spells also being removed, we will have to wait and see how Blizzard decides to handle the huge number of blanket buffs that the Draenor perks gave to damaging abilities. 

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