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Bone Ringer Temporarily Disabled: Jan 12

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An exploit involving the Legendary item Bone RingerBone Ringer was recently discovered and as a result, Blizzard has temporarily disabled its Legendary power until a hotfix goes live and corrects the issue.

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Hey all,

We recently investigated reports of an issue involving Bone RingerBone Ringer. As a result, we will be temporarily disabling the item’s Legendary power until a hotfix can be prepared to correct the issue. We will update this thread once the hotfix is live.

Special thanks to the players who reported this, and to everyone for their patience as we work on a fix.

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Since it's disabled now anyway, can anyone tell us what the exploit was? I assume there was a way to let the legendary "think" it was still on the same target even though it wasn't? Or perhaps have it work on other pets as well?

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1 hour ago, Yridaa said:

Since it's disabled now anyway, can anyone tell us what the exploit was? I assume there was a way to let the legendary "think" it was still on the same target even though it wasn't? Or perhaps have it work on other pets as well?

non skeleton necro's used it too. i have no idea why. but maybe it worked without the skeletons?

 

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I read that " So basically... you start the GR, then you teleport to the skeleton king, you set your skeles to attack one of the four pillars, then you port out. The Bone Ringer stacks never stop stacking. It's a bug. The game treats the scenario like you're still attacking the pillars. So your damage gets out of control. You hop back into the GR and just never activate your skeles again to keep the exploited damage buff. "

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25 minutes ago, Brauchief said:

I read that " So basically... you start the GR, then you teleport to the skeleton king, you set your skeles to attack one of the four pillars, then you port out. The Bone Ringer stacks never stop stacking. It's a bug. The game treats the scenario like you're still attacking the pillars. So your damage gets out of control. You hop back into the GR and just never activate your skeles again to keep the exploited damage buff. "

wow. how did they even find the bug? is this why necro's were the number 1 24/7?
 

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