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7.1.5 Hotfixes: January 17th

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The class tuning previously announced has gone into effect, and we have a few fixes for Brawler's guild, cross-realm Mythic EN has been enabled, and even more PvP class changes.
There's also a previously unmentioned buff to Survival Hunter's On the Trail (the proc from Eagle's BiteEagle's Bite),  as well as Havoc DH and Druid additions.

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Brawler’s Guild

  • Last season's Brawler's Guild passes have been removed from the Black Market Auction House.
  • Players who reach rank 8 in Brawler's Guild should now reliably receive the "Brawler" title.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Emerald Nightmare
    • Mythic Emerald Nightmare now allows cross-realm raid groups.
    • The Premade Group Finder now supports forming and searching for Mythic Emerald Nightmare groups.
  • Karazhan
    • Druids can now ride a Rodent of Unusual Size while shapeshifted.

Professions

Classes
 

  • Death Knight
  • Blood
  • Demon Hunter
  • Havoc
    • Annihilation, Blade Dance, Chaos Nova, Chaos Strike, Death Sweep, Demon Blades, Demon’s Bite, Eye Beam, Fel Barrage, Fel Eruption, Fel Rush, Fury of the Illidari, Metamorphosis, and Throw Glaive damage reduced by 2%.
    • Chaos BladesChaos Blades now increases autoattack damage by 150% (down from 200%).
    • Eye BeamEye Beam now only extends the duration of MetamorphosisMetamorphosis once, with the Demonic talent.
    • Fel MasteryFel Mastery now grants 30 Fury (up from 25).
       
  • Druid
  • Fixed a bug where Lunar BeamLunar Beam was still partially on the global cooldown. It is now fully off the global cooldown.
     
  • Hunter

  • Beast Mastery

  • Marksmanship
    • Aimed Shot, Arcane Shot, Barrage, Black Arrow, Bursting Shot, Marked Shot, Multi-shot, Murder of Crows, Piercing Shot, Sidewinders, Volley, and Windburst damage increased by 8%.
  • Survival
    • Carve, Flanking Strike, Explosive Trap direct damage, Flanking Strike, Mongoose Bite, Raptor Strike damage increased by 7%.
    • Explosive TrapExplosive Trap damage over time, LacerateLacerate, and Serpent StingSerpent Sting damage increased by 12%.
    • CaltropsCaltrops damage reduced by 10%.
    • On the Trail damage increased by 36%.
  • Mage

  • Fire
  • Frost
  • Monk

  • Windwalker
  • Paladin

  • Retribution
  • Priest

  • Discipline
    • Trinkets that deal single-target damage now deal 45% of normal damage (up from 40%).
    • Trinkets that deal multi-target damage now deal 35% of normal damage (up from 25%).
  • Shadow
    • Mind Blast, Mind Flay, Shadow Crash, Shadow Word: Death, Shadow Word: Void, Shadowy Apparition, Void Bolt, Void Torrent, and Void Eruption damage reduced by 4%.
    • Shadow Word: PainShadow Word: Pain damage reduced by 11%.
    • Vampiric TouchVampiric Touch damage reduced by 14%.
       
  • Rogue

  • Assassination
  • Shaman

  • Elemental
  • Enhancement
    • Crash Lightning, Flametongue, Lava Lash, Lightning Bolt, Lightning Shield, Rockbiter, Stormstrike, Windfury, and Windsong damage increased by 4%.
    • HailstormHailstorm damage increased by 29%.
    • BoulderfistBoulderfist damage increased by 15%.
    • Fury of AirFury of Air damage reduced by 12%.
  • Doom VortexDoom Vortex damage increased by 33%.
     
  • Warlock

  • Affliction
    • AgonyAgony now has its full chance to generate a Soul Shard on Soul EffigySoul Effigy (up from a 55% of normal chance).
    • Malefic GraspMalefic Grasp now increases the damage of damage over time effects by 70% (down from 80%).
  • Demonology
    • ShadowboltShadowbolt damage increased by 42%.
    • Demonbolt damage increased by 42%, but its damage is now increased by 10% per active demon (down from 18%).
       
  • Warrior

  • Protection
    • Charge, Devastate, Devastator, Heroic Throw, Ravager, Shield Slam, Victory Rush, and Deep Wounds damage reduced by 5%.
    • RevengeRevenge and Thunder ClapThunder Clap damage reduced by 14%.
       

Legendary Items

 

Player versus Player

  • Many of the PvP changes below are still in-testing and will be applied to the live game as soon as they are ready.
  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Frost Death Knight PvP template Strength reduced to 75% (was 80%).
      • Frost Death Knight PvP template Mastery reduced to 25% (was 100%), Haste has been increased to 150% (was 100%), and Critical Strike increased to 125% (was 100%)
      • Breath of SindragosaBreath of Sindragosa's damage is reduced by 40% in PvP.
      • Chill StreakChill Streak's damage and timing has changed to allow more counterplay from the enemy team:
        • Chill StreakChill Streak now deals 3% of the target's health in damage (was 8%).
        • Chill StreakChill Streak now bounces 9 times (was 5).
        • Chill StreakChill Streak will now bounce to a target within 8 yards (was 15 yards).
        • Chill StreakChill Streak now has a slightly longer delay before bouncing.
      • Frozen CenterFrozen Center's root now breaks on damage caused by effects other than Frost FeverFrost Fever and Remorseless WinterRemorseless Winter.
      • Tundra StalkerTundra Stalker's bonus Frost StrikeFrost Strike damage on snared targets is now 15% (was 25%).
  • Demon Hunter
    • Havoc Demon Hunters’ PvP template Agility has been reduced to 80% (was 85%).
  • Druid
    • You can no longer stack Ferocious WoundFerocious Wound on targets.
    • Balance Druids’ PvP template Mastery has been reduced to 25% (was 100%), Haste increased to 125% (was 100%), Versatility increased to 125% (was 100%), and Critical Strike increased to 125% (was 100%).
    • Feral Druids’ PvP template Agility has been reduced to 95% (was 100%).
    • Guardian
      • Intimidating RoarIntimidating Roar now has diminishing returns in the Disorient category (was the Incapacitate category).
      • OverrunOverrun now has diminishing returns in the Stun category.
      • OverrunOverrun's cooldown has been increased to 25 seconds.
      • Sharpened ClawsSharpened Claws now increases the damage of SwipeSwipe and ThrashThrash by 50% (was 100%).
  • Mage
  • Priest
    • Shadow
  • Warlock

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3 hours ago, Quiz said:

"Mythic EN has been enabled"   this is news!

Haha, damn it! Thx for the heads up, I would never have noticed it. Fixed now.

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