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Combat Log Range Hotfix: November 21st

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In an effort to remove the ability of addons to extend players' senses and detect enemies, the in-game combat log range has been decreased and now only displays information for units that are within 50 yards of the player.

The hotfix has been deployed to live realms earlier today together with the fix for Onyxia's buff which prevented buffs from stacking.

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Earlier today, we deployed a WoW Classic hotfix to all regions:

  • The in-game combat log radius has been fixed, and now only displays information for units that are within 50 yards of the player.

This is closer to the original behavior of WoW 1.12, and should eliminate the ability for addons to extend players’ senses and detect enemy actions at a greater distance than intended.

This fix does not affect text logs that the game outputs for raid parses.

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