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We have some Isle of Conquest changes that should already be live, mainly focused on fixing the Glaive Thrower excessive damage to Generals, but also squeezing in some more changes to Generals, cannons and Glaive Throwers as well.

We'll also be getting a return for Wintergrasp and "some other Epic Battleground surprises" during the course of BfA as well it seems:

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Happy New Year everyone!

Just wanted to pop in here to give everyone a heads up to some fixes to Isle of Conquest which we’re deploying momentarily. This is mainly to fix the issue where players can deal significant damage to the Generals with the Glaive Thrower, but we also wanted to throw in some other tuning changes while we were at it.

• Fixed a bug where the Generals were taking too much damage from the Glaive Thrower’s “Blade Salvo” ability.
• The General’s “Dagger Throw” ability will now be a bit less lethal.
• The Generals will no longer reset their health to full when leashed.
• Repairing a Keep Cannon can no longer be interrupted from damage.
• Glaive Throwers health increased by 30%, and their damage done to players has been increased.

Thanks for your continued discussion and feedback, and we’re glad everyone is enjoying Epic Battlegrounds! We look forward to everyone being able to experience the return of Wintergrasp soon, as well as some other Epic Battleground surprises as we progress through Battle for Azeroth.

Thank You!

 

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Surprised it didn't share the fate of Strand of the Ancients. Both battlegrounds felt very dated with their vehichle mechanics, which were heavily used during WotLK.

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I really should get around to finishing off the meta that requires me to win about 10 more IoC. 40 man bgs feel like a mess now but there was a time in the game when they were one of the most epic things to do (and for many people, the only thing to do for a while at end game), so I'm glad they're actually just looking at the older maps and making an attempt to keep them relevant. 

13 hours ago, Rooach said:

Yes, pls buff the aliance side. Ill keep the BG on the blacklist then

 

What Alliance side? All of the points are neutral when the game starts. It just so happens that the widely accepted strats employed by both factions both involve rushing docks or ignoring it completely and focusing on blowing glaives up before they reach their keep respectively. 

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