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Patch 8.0.1 Hotfixes: August 17th

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We're 4 for 4 in this first week of Battle for Azeroth and as we head into the weekend we see Azerite armor outer ring requirements reduced on the Heart of Azeroth, Affliction Warlock Deathbolt fixes, Conquest removals until PvP Season 1 starts, Brewmaster PvP fixes/nerfs, the removal of two belt enchant from PvP, and a bit fewer fixes for professions and quests than usual.

Blizzard LogoAugust 17 (source)

Azerite Gear

  • Substantially lowered the Heart of AzerothHeart of Azeroth level required to activate the outer ring of Azerite armor obtained from World Quests and Mythic dungeons.

Classes

Creatures and NPCs

  • Slickspill should be much easier to loot now.

Items

  • Fixed an issue where 'Bygone Bee' Almanac'Bygone Bee' Almanac's cooldown or duration would be affected too much when hitting multiple enemies.

Player versus Player

  • Sources of Conquest such as the World PvP Call to Arms quests, PvP Island Expeditions, Skirmish, and Battleground queues will award Honor until Battle for Azeroth: Arena Season 1 starts.
  • Players who currently have Conquest will have the currency converted to Honor once they log in.
  • Miniaturized Plasma Shield and Personal Space Amplifier engineering belt enchants can no longer be used in Arenas and Rated Battlegrounds.
  • Fierce Gladiator is once again available to players who have earned the Fierce Gladiator: Legion Season 5 achievement.
  • The War Mode Air Supply Drops in Tiragarde Sound should no longer fall in unreachable locations.
  • Monk

Professions

  • Cooking
    • Fixed a bug that prevented Pandaria Banquets from granting the intended skill levels to Pandaria Cooking and Way of the Grill.

Quests

World

  • Flight paths unlocked through missions should now reliably appear as valid destinations on the flight map.

Previous Patch 8.0.1 Hotfixes

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3 hours ago, Starym said:

Azerite Gear

  • Substantially lowered the Heart of AzerothHeart of Azeroth level required to activate the outer ring of Azerite armor obtained from World Quests and Mythic dungeons.

It only took Blizzard an entire PTR and 4 release days to figure out that this was a stupid design decision while this has been mentioned countless times. Does Blizzard even play their own game with these restrictions that players have? Did they really think that it was totally fine?

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11 hours ago, Yridaa said:

It only took Blizzard an entire PTR and 4 release days to figure out that this was a stupid design decision while this has been mentioned countless times. Does Blizzard even play their own game with these restrictions that players have? Did they really think that it was totally fine?

Damn chill man. Nothing important has happened yet so its not like it really affects people. Even mythic dungeons were doable without them.

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12 minutes ago, Xaethron said:

Damn chill man. Nothing important has happened yet so its not like it really affects people. Even mythic dungeons were doable without them.

But we clearly need to get mad, even if it's things that don't really effect things as is! Remember when they let us get random legendaries for other classes randomly if we had ALL the legendaries for our class? I mean sure 99% of people weren't even close to that but HOW DARE THEY

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20 hours ago, Yridaa said:

It only took Blizzard an entire PTR and 4 release days to figure out that this was a stupid design decision while this has been mentioned countless times. Does Blizzard even play their own game with these restrictions that players have? Did they really think that it was totally fine?

welcome to the wow dev "b" team gunna be liek this til they hire a new lead game designer our current one has his head up his ass and is on a power trip . proof he how he responds to feedback . he acts like someone spit on him .

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18 hours ago, Xaethron said:

Damn chill man. Nothing important has happened yet so its not like it really affects people.

If it doesn't affect people, then why did they put that in the hotfix at all? If it doesn't affect people, why were people complaining about it during PTR as well?

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1 hour ago, Yridaa said:

If it doesn't affect people, then why did they put that in the hotfix at all? If it doesn't affect people, why were people complaining about it during PTR as well?

Cause it was needed before we start raiding and M+. Right now everything can be completed without a completely unlocked piece of 340 Azerite gear. Thats why it affects no one right now. Is that really so hard to get? Those complaining just wanted it to get done eventually but as long as it happened before raid opening who really cares?

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39 minutes ago, Xaethron said:

but as long as it happened before raid opening who really cares?

People that want to push Mythic+ as there's no other progression content right now.

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1 hour ago, Yridaa said:

People that want to push Mythic+ as there's no other progression content right now.

There isn't any M+ right now either smartass. 

 

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7 hours ago, Yridaa said:

That's the problem... Where's the progression?

Game has been out for less than a week. We have a story to experience, and up to mythic dungeons. Later we get Mythic+ and raids. You can't complain how you /need/ these traits here and now for something, then also complain that there's nothing you need the traits for

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