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Players are currently reporting a bug in WoW Classic where Honor is not properly calculated between 3-7 AM. We're still waiting for a reply from Blizzard.

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I’d like to apologize for being incapable of formatting this in a more legible manner. Hopefully I can get all of this information across.

My friend and I have done a bulk of our play time during the hours of 3-8 AM PST. After much perceived loss of honorable kills disappearing and achieving extremely sub par honor returns every day and after weekly roll over.

I then proceeded to catalogue my honorable kills and honor gains.

My hypothesis being that in the time frame of 3-8 am there is a period where any gains are not being accounted towards weekly standing.

My findings are as follows.

Daily and weekly honor resets are happening at 3 AM.

3-7 AM I had achieved 47 HK totaling 3800 honor.
7-9 AM I had achieved 36 HK totaling 2800 honor.
12-7 PM I had achieved 196 HK totaling 7400 honor.
(All of this honor was calculated including diminishing returns)
Now if I total all of these honorable kills and honor together; 279 HK 14000 honor.

Now what happened during reset time of 3 AM you may ask? My total honorable kills were reduced to 213 and honor 9075.
Obviously 3-9 AM period had rolled over an extra hour but let’s still go with those numbers anyway.

Let’s take my total 279 HK and 14000 H and subtract my numbers I have gained during the period of 3-9 AM, 83 HK 6600 HONOR we arrive at:

196 HK 7400 HONOR.

Now obviously as previously stated I had gone over the 3-8 AM period by an hour with this sample. But it is closer to what was returned on reset than what I had gained.

Then subtracting just 3-7 AM gains leaves us at:

232 HK 10200 HONOR.

Even closer to what was returned after roll over.

I believe there is something wrong in the code in regards to when a day ends and begins. As current reset time for dungeon/raids is 8 AM, where as the old reset time and also the current honor roll over time is 3 AM.

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Okay I have a TON of experience with this from way back in the day.

All honor and HK’s are... wait for it, estimates.

I would be waiting for the “settle” number on honor so I could go buy my initial PVP gear and all the accessories during TBC.  I would frequently lose between 10-25% of my “estimated” honor and then what actually was calculated that I could spend.

If you were in raid groups, if you hadn’t actually “tagged” an HK or a variety of circumstances would change the numbers.  If you farmed AV all day your numbers were going to be wayyyyy off.

This isn’t a time of day issue and honor and HK’s were not live until either sometime in WOTLK or Cata.

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