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Druid Class Changes (Patch 9.1.5 Build 39977)

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Blizzard has updated the Druid Necrolord Covenant Ability Adaptive Swarm Adaptive Swarm on the 9.1.5 PTR this week along with the Well-Honed Instincts Well-Honed Instincts conduit.

Covenant Abilities

  • Adaptive Swarm Adaptive Swarm Upon expiration, jumps to a target within 25 yards, alternating between friend and foe up to 3 times. Upon expiration, finds a new target, preferring to alternate between friend and foe up to 3 times. Jump range increased to 50 yards (was 25 yards).

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21 hours ago, Treesmoke said:

The conduit is already available to all classes and has been for a while, so how is that a new thing?

This makes it so you can upgrade it more reliably without having to spec guardian, with the korthia and thorgast conduit upgrade items

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On 9/6/2021 at 5:31 AM, Dogvaz said:

This makes it so you can upgrade it more reliably without having to spec guardian, with the korthia and thorgast conduit upgrade items

Correct. Now that the conduit upgrade items prefer conduits that are either your specialization or class-wide, the only conduits that should have class flags on them are ones that affect abilities limited to a specialization. Prior to the change in how conduit upgrade items preferred specialization conduits, the specialization flag was just a visual suggestion on the soulbind UI, and doesn't actually limit you from putting a conduit shown as being for a different specialization in your conduit sockets. With the change however, it's clear that the conduit upgrade items are looking at that field of the conduits to determine whether or not to initially exclude a conduit from its random selection pool.

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