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Blizzard is continuing to clamp down on addon utility on boss encounters. Just a little while ago, with a hotfix, they disabled APIs that addons and WeakAuras used to calculate distance between players and everything else, which was very useful for many boss encounters. Deadly Boss Mods have already confirmed this and will be disabling that functionality in their addon.

We also have the WeakAuras X account commenting on the situation and criticizing Blizzard for doing this type of change seemingly on a whim in a hotfix, and in the middle of the Race to World First.


Blizzard have been talking about limiting boss addons and WeakAuras for a while now, but this sudden of a move may be related to a very specific ability in Amirdrassil that would be trivialized by these tools.

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I don't think anyone would begrudge Blizzard for this change, it is their game and they're the gameplay architects. But to do it in this fashion is just very silly.

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2 hours ago, Mascaron said:

I don't think anyone would begrudge Blizzard for this change, it is their game and they're the gameplay architects. But to do it in this fashion is just very silly.

Yep they explained it in the hotfix notes that it was intended for 10.2 launch originally. Why exactly they waited until day 3 of the raid is another question entirely 😄

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