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Patch 9.2 Hotfixes: April 4th (Part 2)

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It seems Blizzard updated today's hotfixes with, well, more hotfixes! We havea lot of Tazavesh changes including a lot of trash changes and reduction, as well as nerfs for the pirate dragon. There's also a buff to Domination Key droprates and some more PvP tuning as well! You can check out the initial hotfixes for today, with class tuning for 7 classes, here.

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Dungeons and Raids

  • Sepulcher of the First Ones
    • Anduin Wrynn
      • Resolved an issue that could cause Hopelessness to not properly trigger Blasphemy.
  • Tazavesh: So'leah's Gambit
    • Timecap'n Hooktail
      • Corsair Brute health and melee damage reduced by 25%.
      • The effects of Double Time have been reduced by 50%.
      • Timecap'n Hooktail now delays the use of Hook Swipe momentarily after using Infinite Breath.
      • Hook'd damage reduced by 20%.
  • Tazavesh: Streets of Wonder
    • [With realm restarts] Adjusted the placement and composition of non-boss enemies in several locations. Total enemy forces required to complete the dungeon on Mythic+ difficulty has been reduced accordingly.
      • Developers’ note: We are aware of the length and difficulty of Tazavesh: Streets of Wonder, our changes aim to reduce the completion time of the dungeon and reduce the difficulty of several non-boss encounters.
    • Armored Overseer health reduced by 20%.
    • Overloaded Mailemental health reduced by 25%.
    • Overloaded Mailemental's Expedited Zone persists for 15 seconds (was 10 seconds).
    • Carrying goods while in the market no longer prevents the holder from using abilities.
    • Veteran Sparkcaster's Hyperlight Salvo damage reduced by 20%.
    • Reduced the total number of bolts fired by Veteran Sparkcaster's Hyperlight Salvo.
    • Cartel Wiseguy's Hyperlight Bolt damage reduced by 20%.
    • Cartel Skulker's Quickblade damage reduced 40%.
    • Myza's Oasis
      • Fixed an issue causing players to be able to leave the stage.

Items and Rewards

  • Domination Key drop rate has been Increased and now additional Mawsworn elites in the desert have a chance to drop the key. Certain desert elite encounters now also have a chance to drop the key at an even higher rate.

Player versus Player

  • [With realm restarts] The value of the Magic shield provided by Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis has been reduced by 33%.
    • Developers’ note: We’ve been monitoring the performance of our newly introduced PvP trinkets during Season 3 and their effect on the length of matches and have decided to adjust the effectiveness of the Cosmic Gladiator’s Eternal Aegis to bring it in line with other defensive trinket options. With weekly maintenance we’ll be reducing the Magic absorption provided by the trinket by 33%.
  • Druid
    • Guardian
      • [With realm restarts] (4) Set Bonus: Architect’s Aligner damage and healing reduced by 25% in PvP combat (was 50%).
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • [With realm restarts] Holy Ward Holy Ward’s (PvP Talent) cooldown increased to 45 seconds (was 30 seconds) and duration decreased to 15 seconds (was 30 seconds).
      • [With realm restarts] (4) Set Bonus: Divine Conversation’s effectiveness reduced by 40% in PvP combat.
        • Developers’ note: We have been monitoring Holy Priest performance in rated PvP and will be adjusting the cooldown and duration of Holy Ward to increase interactivity with the talent while providing more counterplay opportunity for opponents. We will also be reducing the effectiveness of Divine Conversation while in PvP combat, as the throughput increase provided by the set bonus is more substantial than we would like. With weekly maintenance, we will be increasing Holy Ward’s cooldown to 45 seconds and decreasing its duration to 15 seconds and we will also be reducing the effectiveness of Divine Conversation by 40% in PvP Combat.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • (4) Set Bonus: Fixed an issue where Calamitous Crescendo would not trigger in PvP combat.
    • Demonology
      • [With realm restarts] Reduced the effectiveness of Decimating Bolt Decimating Bolt's (Necrolord Ability) bonus damage to Demonbolt Demonbolt by 30% in PvP combat.
      • [With realm restarts] Shard of Annihilation Shard of Annihilation (Runecarving Power) now increases the critical strike damage of Decimating Bolt by 35% in PvP combat (was 50%).

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1 hour ago, Starym said:

Carrying goods while in the market no longer prevents the holder from using abilities.

Thank you Blizzard! Now i can safely do it as tank, because in PUG's people tend to fail constantly on this stuff, even when i posted them aura's for it.

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