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8.1.5 PTR Developer Notes: January 23rd

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There's more new content coming in, both on and off the live servers, as the 8.1.5 PTR just got an update as well. We're getting many new quests from the War Campaign to Magni's (probably woon-related) future and the Hunter Hati quest, in addition to the Brawler's Guild opening up. There's also two new micro-holidays up for test: Wanderer's Festival and Free T-Shirt day, as well as class and racial ability changes.

Blizzard Logo8.1.5 PTR January 23 (source)

We’re updating the PTR with a new build today, and with it comes several new things to test.

Many new quests are now ready. These include questlines for the Alliance and Horde War Campaigns, Magni’s future, and Hunters’ reunion with Hati.

The new Brawler’s Guild is now open for testing. There’s more to Brawler’s Guild this time around, with a mysterious new questline that’s slightly different for Alliance and Horde, in addition to the challenging fights.

We’re also set to take a look at two new micro-holidays: Wanderer’s Festival and Free T-Shirt Day. Please note that these may not be turned on at all times on the PTR.

Hunters should now see a visual on their target when they slow it with Concussive Shot. Marksmanship Hunters will see an improvement to Explosive Shot: it now explodes at the target’s location after 3 seconds, even if the target dies before the explosion.

Several class teleport spells have been updated to be better at returning you to a spot that is much closer to where you expect them to. The spells updated are Teleport: Moonglade, Zen Pilgrimage, Dreamwalk, and Death Gate.

This week, the PTR also has some updates to the new Allied Races. For Zandalari Trolls, Pterrordax Swoop no longer shares a cooldown with Goblin Glider, and all of the Zandalari embraces have been tuned down significantly. Both new Allied Races now start with riding trained (like other Allied Races), and Shaman should now see their racial totems on their character selection screen.

Thanks again for testing with us.

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18 hours ago, Starym said:

Shaman should now see their racial totems on their character selection screen.

Havent checked on PTR but that's honestly how I knew they re-visited the Draenei totems.  So hot right now.

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On 1/24/2019 at 2:32 PM, durdyenglish said:

Woon-related?

Magni pronounces wounds like WOONS, that's why.

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