World of Warcraft, 20.06.2017

Hotfixes June 19: Class Tuning Incoming!

Today’s hotfixes bring the first round of class balancing changes right before the Tomb of Sargeras opens in NA soon. Also: more fixes for the Chromie Scenario!

Keep in mind, that there will be another round of class balancing right before the opening of Mythic ToS next reset.

Chromie Scenario

  • Fixed an issue in which the quest to complete the Deaths of Chromie scenario didn’t always give credit.
  • Chromie should become unresponsive much less often.

Classes

  • Heroic Leap, Infernal Strike, and Metamorphosis will no longer sometimes consume their cooldown without moving.

Class tuning changes below will take effect with scheduled maintenance in each region.

Demon Hunter

  • Vengeance
    • Damage of all abilities reduced by 5%.
    • Spirit Bomb damage reduced by 33%.

Hunter

  • Hunters should no longer see Ban-Lu, Grandmaster’s companion when tracking beasts.
  • Survival
    • Damage of all abilities increased by 3%.

Mage

  • Arcane
    • Damage of all abilities increased by 3%.
  • Fire
    • Damage of all abilities increased by 3%.

Monk

  • Brewmaster
    • Stagger now has 40% effectiveness against Magic damage (was 50%).
  • Mistweaver
    • The global cooldown from Refreshing Jade Wind is correctly reduced by haste.

Paladin

  • Retribution
    • Damage of all abilities increased by 3.5%

Priest

  • Discipline
    • Evangelism now has a duration of 6 seconds (was 7 seconds).

Shaman

  • Elemental
    • Damage of all abilities increased by 3%.
    • Smoldering Heart proc chance is now 10% per 100 Maelstrom spent (was 20%).

Warlock

  • Affliction
    • Damage of all abilities reduced by 5%.
  • Destruction
    • Damage of all abilities reduced by 5%.

Warrior

  • Arms
    • Trauma can no longer Critically Strike.
    • Damage of all abilities reduced by 4%.

Dungeons and Raids

  • The Nighthold
    • Gul’dan
      • Fixed a bug causing Soul Fragment of Azzinoth to inadvertently retain threat on a target after Enslave Demon breaks.

Items

  • Insignia of Ravenholdt should now work correctly with Toxic Blade.
  • Darkmoon Deck: Promises now provides mana reduction that scales like a secondary stat.
  • Darkmoon Deck: Immortality now provides armor that scales like a secondary stat.
    • Developers’ notes: The power of these trinkets at item level 900 is identical to their previous scaling value, and will be stronger than before at lower item levels.

Player versus Player

  • Hunter
    • Marksmanship
      • T.N.T. (Honor Talent) will correctly only apply Concussive Shot to targets hit by Bursting Shot.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Demonic Gateway’s debuff will now show the correct duration remaining when the Warlock has Gateway Mastery.

Professions

  • Inscription
    • Technique: Glyph of Angels is again obtainable from Mists of Pandaria creatures.

Quests

  • Fixed a bug where “In the Blink of an Eye” was not granted to players upon completion of “Illidari Allies” or equivalent.

World

  • Fixed a bug in the Cavern of Consumption that would erroneously teleport players back to the entrance of the cavern.

Source: worldofwarcraft.com