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Patch 8.1 Hotfixes: December 20th

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Matchmaking fixes for high ratings in PvP, Unholy DK, Balance Druid and Elemental Shaman PvP nerfs and more successful basket hiding arrive in today's hotfixes!

Blizzard LogoDecember 20 (source)

Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Fixed an issue preventing Death and Decay Death and Decay from functioning properly when cast in the same area by multiple Death Knights.

 

Player versus Player

  • Adjusted matchmaking to help alleviate high queue times at high ratings.
  • Death Knight
  • Druid
    • Balance
      • Starsurge Starsurge damage reduced by 10% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
      • Arcanic Pulsar Arcanic Pulsar (Azerite Trait) effectiveness reduced by 60% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was previously reduced by 50%).
  • Shaman
    • Elemental
      • Lightning Lasso Lightning Lasso now lasts 5 seconds (was 6) and deals 40% of the target’s maximum health in damage (was 48%).
      • Lava Shock Lava Shock (Azerite Trait) effectiveness reduced by 60% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was previously reduced by 50%).
      • Stormkeeper Stormkeeper now increases Lightning Bolt damage by 125% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 150%).

 

World Quests

  • Alliance players should now be able to reliably hide in Conveniently Empty Baskets during Assaults in Vol'dun.

Previous hotfixes.

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