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Patch 7.2.5 Hotfixes: July 24th

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Along with the previously announced class tuning and additional PvP class tweaks, today we're getting some significant nerfs to Mythic Fallen Avatar and Kil'jaeden! So we should be seeing another kill on big red quite soon. We also got some new additions to the overall class tuning that were not previously announced, specifically for Vengeance DHs, and all 3 Paladin specs.

Blizzard LogoJuly 24 (source)

Class, Raid, Items, and PvP hotfixes below will go live with maintenance in each region.


  • Death Knight
    • Frost
  • Fixed a bug preventing Hungering Rune WeaponHungering Rune Weapon from generating a Rune at the correct rate of once every 1.5 seconds.
  • All damage abilities increased by 5%.
  • Demon Hunter
  • Paladin

Class Halls

  • Calydus will now appear if a player can accept or turn-in a quest with him, even if he's on a mission.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Tomb of Sargeras
    • The Fallen Avatar
      • The Fallen Avatar’s health is reduced by 5% in Mythic difficulty.
    • Kil’jaeden
      • Kil'jaeden's health reduced by 5% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Armageddon now creates 6 Armageddon Rains (was 8) in Mythic difficulty.
      • Illidan's Sightless Gaze now deals less damage in all difficulties.
      • Demonic Obelisk now spawns 3 Obelisks on the first cast in Mythic difficulty.


  • Spectral ThuribleSpectral Thurible will no longer damage creatures you are not in combat with.
  • Warrior
  • Arms


  • Rogue
  • All Specs
  • Subtlety


Player versus Player


  • Balance
  • PvP Template Armor reduced by 10%.
  • Bladed FeathersBladed Feathers grants 11% additional armor per rank in PvP (was 22.5% per rank).
  • Ironfeather ArmorIronfeather Armor now grants an additional 25% armor, down from 50% armor.
  • Celestial GuardianCelestial Guardian now grants 10% spell damage reduction, down from 20%.
  • Moonkin FormMoonkin Form now grants 125% additional armor in PvP situations, down from 200%.
  • Restoration
    • PvP Template Intellect increased by 2%.
    • PvP Template Mastery increased by 20%.


  • Survival
    • Holy Priests with Greater Fade active can now be correctly interrupted by Muzzle


  • Frost
    • Frigid WindsFrigid Winds increases chilling effects by 10% in PvP situations, down from 15%.
    • Chilled reduces the movement speed of targets by 40% in PvP situations (was 50%).


  • Holy
    • Ray of HopeRay of Hope's cooldown is increased to 60 seconds, up from 45 seconds.
    • PvP Template Intellect reduced by 4%.
    • PvP Template Mastery reduced by 30%.
    • The heal over time effect of RenewRenew now heals for an additional 75% in PvP, down from an additional 100%.


  • Restoration
    • RiptideRiptide's heal is increased by 15% in PvP situations, down from an additional 30%.
    • PvP Template Intellect reduced by 3%.


  • Affliction
    • PvP Template Intellect increased by 3%.
  • Destruction
    • PvP Template Armor increased by 30%.
    • PvP Template Versatility increased by 5%.

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