World of Warcraft, 12.07.2017

Hotfixes July 11: Fallen Avatar Mythic Nerfs

Fallen Avatar is giving the hardcore guilds a hard time right now and nerfs were already expected.

Besides that, today’s hotfixes mostly consist of PvP balancing changes.


  • Priest
    • Fixed a bug that caused Atonement to increase damage buffs on pets more than intended.

Dungeons and Raids

  • The Tomb of Sargeras
    • Fallen Avatar
      • [With realm restarts in each region] On Mythic difficulty, 5 Shadowy Blades now spawn (was 7).

Player versus Player

  • [With realm restarts in each region] Many toys can again be used in Battlegrounds.
  • Druid
    • Restoration
      • PvP template Intellect increased by 3%.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • PvP template Mana regeneration reduced by 10%.
      • Way of the Crane’s mana cost increased by 25%.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Template Intellect increased by 3%.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • PvP template Mana Regeneration reduced by 10%.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • The absorb from Earthen Shield Totem is now affected by Dampening.
      • PvP template Mana regeneration reduced by 10%.
      • Earth Shield’s internal cooldown increased to 1 second (was 0.5 seconds).
      • Earth Shield’s cooldown increased to 6 seconds (was 5 seconds).