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Today's Cataclysm hotfixes bring Bloodlust and Heroism fixes, no more double trap drop animations for Hunters, a big fix for healing over time, as well as several holiday improvements.

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  • Fixed a bug causing Hunters to do trap dropping animations twice.
  • Account wide pet collection achievements now correctly grant rewards.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Bloodlust and Heroism from working as intended.
  • Mounting the Violet Proto Drake now grants Master Riding to players who are at least level 80 and have Artisan Riding trained.
  • Heal-over-time and damage-over-time ticks should now behave as intended in Cataclysm when refreshed.
    • Developers’ notes: Previously, refreshing a DoT just before it finished its last tick could cause it to miss out on a tick. That was the correct behavior in Wrath of the Lich King, but not Cataclysm.
  • Holidays
  • The Children’s Week holiday is now extended for one additional week.
  • “Ridin' The Rocketway” can now be completed.
  • Craggle Wobbletop and Blax Bottlerocket now sell Yellow and Green Balloons for Children's Week.
  • Darkmoon Faire will be closed until the launch of Cataclysm, when it will return with the newly updated Darkmoon Faire Island.

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      Blizzard have announced the opening of the WoW Classic shop, featuring items for Wrath and Cataclysm Classic. The feature is available in-game or on the Battle.net Shop.
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      The WoW Classic shop has opened its doors with a variety of items for your Wrath of the Lich King Classic and Cataclysm Classic collections*.
      Here’s what’s currently in the shop inventory:
      Auspicious Arborwyrm mount Kalu'ak Whalebone Glider mount Re-Awakened Phase-Hunter mount  Pebble the Penguin (Pebble's Pebble) pet Dark Portal Hearthstone Effect Fishspeaker's Lucky Lure toy Path of Illidan toy Visit the Battle.net Shop or the in-game shop to purchase.
      *WoW Classic Shop items only available in WoW Classic progression realms.
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