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Patch 8.3 Hotfixes: January 23rd

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The big hotfix lists continue today as we're in day 3 of the streak. We have raid fixes for the final two bosses of Ny'alotha, focusing on some legendary cloak issues and N'Zoth sanity issues, corrupted item damage now scales with their item level instead of a players attack or spell power, a Vulpera racial fix and more!

The Lash of the Void corrupted item tweak they announced earlier isn't listed here with the the others though, so it's unclear if the hotfix isn't in the game or it was just not added to these notes.

Blizzard LogoJanuary 23 (source)

Allied Races

  • Vulperas’ Bag of Tricks Bag of Tricks (racial) cooldown is now correctly modified by haste.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Lorewalker Cho should once again be visible to all players in Vale of Eternal Blossoms.

Dungeons and Raids

Horrific Visions

  • Fixed an issue where players on the quest “Reconstructing ‘Fear and Flesh’” who skipped all Corrupted Area objectives and completed a Lost Area objective first would not get 1 of their 2 Torn Page of Fear and Flesh" Torn Page of "Fear and Flesh" for that run.

Items and Rewards

  • Corrupted Items
    • Damage dealt by Infinite Stars Infinite Stars, Twisted Appendages, and Gushing Wound Gushing Wound (Corrupted Effects) is now based on the item level of a Corrupted item, rather than scaling dynamically with Attack Power and Spell Power.
      • Developers’ note: Previously the damage dealt by these powers was modified by Attack Power and Spell Power, which meant that certain specialization abilities or random bonuses could cause drastic swings in their effectiveness. Infinite Stars in particular was too strong against single targets as a result of this and other factors. This change also adjusts Infinite Stars base damage accordingly, as the scaling method was one of the primary factors behind some of the extreme outliers we saw in our logs and from player feedback. Our goal with this change and other adjustments to Corruption powers is to improve parity in the effectiveness per point of Corruption of the different bonuses available on Visions of N’Zoth items.
    • Grand Delusions Grand Delusions ’ (Corrupted Effect) summoned entity no longer despawns when its owner is crowd controlled by enemy players.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed the Lurking Schemer's Band Lurking Schemer's Band a small chance at rolling a socket in addition to its baseline socket.
  • Corrupted Gladiator's Spite Corrupted Gladiator's Spite now has a distinct visual difference between hostile corruption pools and allied corruption pools.
  • Humming Black Dragonscale Humming Black Dragonscale ’s visual effect should no longer break some animations and will now appear as intended when mounted.

Quests

  • Dying during “Waking a Dreamer ” can cause players to be unable to see Goldrinn and turn in the quest.
  • While D.I.S.C.O. may be fun for some, dancing is now prohibited within the vicinity of the Chamber of Heart teleporter.
  • Rugged Hyena Pelt Rugged Hyena Pelts now drop from all hyenas in Uldum as well as Amathet Hunters. Players with the Skinning skill will still be able to skin the hyenas for a guaranteed pelt, in addition to any that drop.


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