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Patch 8.3 Hotfixes: February 10th

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A new week and a new set of hotfixes is here, with nerfs for Mythic N'Zoth and Tol Dagor, the Corrupted item tuning announced last week (including the 50% Echoing Void nerf), as well as a new nerf for Gushing Wound, and more.

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Classes

Dungeons and Raids

  • Ny’alotha, the Waking City
    • Wrathion, The Black Emperor
      • Fixed an issue that prevented players from receiving loot if they did not generate threat during the encounter.
    • N’Zoth the Corruptor
      • [Live with regional resets] N’Zoth’s health reduced by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
      • [Live with regional resets] Thought Harvesters’ health reduced by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
    • Tol Dagor
      • The Sand Queen
        • Upheaval’s damage reduced by 13%.
      • Overseer Korgus
        • Explosive Burst damage reduced by 18%.
        • Blast Rounds knockback distance reduced.

Items and Rewards

  • Thaumaturge Vashreen has relocated his supplies of the Deathslaver's Hauberk, and it can once again be obtained for Titan Residuum.
    • Corrupted Items
      • [Live with regional resets] Avoidant Avoidant now subjects you to 20% less Corruption at each rank.
      • [Live with regional resets] Deadly Momentum Deadly Momentum’s buff duration has been increased to 30 seconds (was 15 seconds).
      • [Live with regional resets] Echoing Void Echoing Void damage has been reduced by 50%.
        • Echoing Void Echoing Voidd no longer deals reduced damage in PvP combat.
        • [Live with regional resets] Fixed a bug which caused Gushing Wound Gushing Wound (Corrupted Effect) to extend its duration if it triggered on a target it was already active on.
      • [Live with regional resets] Reduced Gushing Wound Gushing Wound ’s damage by 15%.
      • [Live with regional resets] Surging Vitality Surging Vitalit’s Versatility value has been increased by 10%.
      • [Live with regional resets] Void Ritual Void Ritual’s stat bonus per stack has been approximately doubled at each rank.
      • Grasping Tendrils Grasping Tendrils is no longer dispellable by Magic dispels and will no longer appear on players’ raid frame UI; it can still be removed by abilities that remove snares.
        • Developer's Note: We originally made this effect’s snare dispellable so that players could save each other if they were afflicted with it in unfortunate Void Zone-like circumstances. However, we've received feedback that in large-group environments, Grasping Tendrils’ appearance on raid frames could sometimes cause players to overlook more critical debuffs to dispel. We're making this change so players can better see Magic effects in their raid frames as significant debuffs that should be paid attention to and react accordingly.

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Hm, not sure, but people i know were already stacking twilight devastation before - wonder why there was no change to this while echoing void was squished so hard.

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54 minutes ago, durdyenglish said:

I'm assuming this isn't a nerf on fury warrior's best azerite trait, but a nerf on a corruption of the same name?

 

Yes it's the corruption.

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5 hours ago, Manbearpig said:

That's the wrong gushing wound link 😉

Apologies, fixed now! I noticed everyone is having trouble with that one, as Wowhead has the Rogue artifact trait linked there 😄

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It was fun while it lasted with 2 pieces of corrupted gear w/ twilight devastation.  Watched my lil Fury Warrior crit over 400k on some trash in Shrine of the Storm a few weeks back.  Now stacking 2 pieces of Void Ritual on her.  Still doing decent dmg with Infinite Stars on my DH.  Have yet came across any pieces with Gushing Wound or Echoing Void for any of my DPS oriented characters.

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