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Patch 8.1 Hotfixes: December 19th

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We have a lot of them today as the hotfixes arrive featuring the removal of requirements for Siege of Boralus and King's Rest, in addition to some class fixes and Azerite Power tweaks, as well as a lot of PvP class changes, the Against Overwhelming Odds and weekly Call to Arms quest not being completable in raids anymore and more quest and world quest fixes.

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Classes

  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Casting Renewing Mist on a target in combat will now also immediately place the Monk in combat.
  • Paladin
    • Relentless Inquisitor (Azerite Trait) now benefits from free casts caused by Divine Purpose or Empyrean Power (Azerite Trait).
    • Retribution
      • Crusade now benefits from free Divine Storm casts caused by Empyrean Power (Azerite Trait)
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Guardian Spirit should no longer activate from damage that cannot kill the target (such as a Brewmaster’s Stagger).

 

Dungeons

  • The reputation and questing requirements to enter the Siege of Boralus and Kings’ Rest dungeons have been removed.
  • The Battle for Azeroth Dungeons weekly event should now display the proper rewards.
  • Temple of Sethraliss
    • The visuals for Galvazzt’s Galvanize beam should now be more responsive.

 

Player versus Player

  • The PvP quest “Against Overwhelming Odds” can no longer be completed while in a raid.
    • Developers’ Note: The intent of this quest is to incite aggression amongst players on the under represented faction throughout war mode. Allowing it to be completed in a raid focused too much of that aggression in one place in one large group. This change spreads the fight out into more parts of the world.
  • The weekly PvP Call to Arms quests can no longer be completed while in a raid, and do not count kills on players below level 120 or with the Honorless Target debuff active.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented players from earning the non-seasonal Challenger, Duelist, Rival, and Gladiator titles from Battle for Azeroth: Season 1 rank achievements.
  • Isle of Conquest
    • Siege Vehicles and Bombs no longer deal damage to enemy commanders.
  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Fixed an issue that caused Last Surprise (Azerite Trait) to deal less damage than intended when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Druid
    • Fixed a bug that caused Lively Spirit (Azerite Trait) to grant less Intellect than intended when engaged in combat with enemy players.
    • Restoration
      • Fixed an issue that caused Early Spring to consume additional mana when casting Wild Growth.
  • Hunter
    • Survival
      • Fixed an issue that caused Latent Poison (Azerite Trait) to deal less damage than intended when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Mage
    • Arcane
      • Time Anomaly will now correctly grant Arcane Charges when it activates.
  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Alpha Tiger (PvP Talent) now properly affects Fist of Fury’s duration.

 

Achievements

  • Winter Veil
    • Alliance players can now properly target High Overlord Saurfang for the “BB King” Achievement.
    • Crashin' Thrashin' Flyers can once again damage each other. Ride into the Danger Zone!

 

Professions

  • Inscription
    • Fixed an issue causing some Holy Paladins to see the Glyph of Winged Vengeance visual regardless of whether the glyph was active or not.

 

World Quests

  • Darkshore
    • Several World Quests in Darkshore have had their respawn rates adjusted.

 

Quests

  • Players who have completed the Tyrande's Ascension storyline on at least one character can now see the Portal to Darkshore on other level 120 characters.
  • Using Sky Shards to remove Alani the Stormborn’s Nimbus Shroud will now immediately tap Alani.

 

Pet Battles

  • Smoochums is once again using the correct cat model.

Previous hotfixes.

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