World of Warcraft

Hotfix per WoW: nerf per Zul Mitico e altro


I giorni successivi ad un aggiornamento sono sempre pieni di interventi correttivi e la patch 8.1 non ha fatto eccezione. Ecco l’elenco ufficiale degli hotfix rilasciati l’11 e il 12 dicembre.

Da segnalare il cambiamento, che poi è stato ritirato, del requisito della professione per indossare i pezzi d’equipaggiamento creati con essa. 

Esistono anche molti cambiamenti non documentati, che il sito Wowhead ha raccolto in un lungo elenco.

December 11, 2018


  • Hunter
    • Beast Mastery
      • Fixed a bug with Spirit Mend that caused it to heal for less than intended.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Uldir
    • Zul, Reborn
      • Zul’s health has been reduced by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Developers’ note: Tides of Vengeance removed the Subtlety Rogue passive Shuriken Combo, which was a core part of many guilds’ strategy on this fight. We’re reducing Zul’s health to avoid the update increasing the difficulty of the fight for guilds that were relying on Shuriken Combo.


  • Heart of Azeroth
    • Synaptic Spark Capacitor damage decreased 32%.


  • Fixed a bug that allowed some Battle For Azeroth crafted gear to be worn by player characters who no longer had the crafting skill to create it.
  • Cooking
    • Battle for Azeroth flasks and feasts now increase the primary stat for tanks (was Stamina).
    • Cooks can now learn and serve new Stamina foods.

Player versus Player

  • Rogue
    • Snake Eyes (Azerite Trait) is reduced by 30% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Shaman
    • Pack Spirit (Azerite Trait) is reduced by 80% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was a 50% reduction).
  • The following Azerite Traits are reduced to 50% effectiveness when engaged in combat with enemy players:
    • Death Knight – Magus of the Dead
    • Demon Hunter – Revel in Pain
    • Druid – Masterful Instincts, Arcanic Pulsar, Lively Spirit
    • Hunter – Dire Consequences, Surging Shots
    • Mage – Arcane Pummeling, Flash Freeze, Blaster Master, WildFire
    • Monk – Glory of the Dawn
    • Paladin – Avenger’s Might, Light’s Decree, Righteous Conviction
    • Priest – Whispers of the Damned
    • Rogue – Nothing Personal
    • Shaman – Lava Shock
    • Warlock – Dreadful Calling, Baleful Invocation
    • Warrior – Intimidating Presence, Crushing Assault, Bastion of Might


  • Fixed a bug where enemies required for “Black Moon Rising” weren’t providing quest credit when killed.

December 12, 2018


  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Good Karma no longer incorrectly increases Touch of Karma’s absorption.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Uldir
    • Vectis
      • Fixed a bug causing Vectis to cast an extra Contagion prior to casting Liquefy.


  • Scouting maps that teach flight paths to your alts have returned to the Honorbound and 7th Legion vendors.
  • Island Flotsam will now correctly change to Dented Coins when a Horde character changes to Alliance.
  • Dented Coins will now correctly change to Island Flotsam when an Alliance character swaps to Horde.
  • Heart of Azeroth
    • Fixed a bug that caused damage effects such as Laser Matrix and Ricocheting Inflatable Pyrosaw to target enemies that were crowd-controlled.
    • Good Karma no longer incorrectly increases Touch of Karma’s absorption.
    • Healing from Glimmer of Light is now correctly modified by Mastery: Lightbringer.
    • Echoing Blades’ Fan of Knives explosion now always critically hits. Its base damage has been reduced by 75%.
      • Developers’ note: This change allows the trait to scale with the talent Master Assassin in a more reasonable way. The total reduction of the Echo comes out to around 50%, with some variance depending on your Critical Strike chance.


  • Fixed a bug that caused Treasure Map missions to expire in 8 hours. They now expire in 72 hours.
    • Developers’ note: This won’t affect missions that are currently in a player’s mission list, only newly-created missions.


  • Reverted yesterday’s change to require Profession skill for using high iLvl crafted items.
  • A number of recipes have been adjusted so that the expulsom required by the recipe matches the amount of explusom returned when you scrapped the crafted item.

Player versus Player

  • Fixed a bug that caused players who have earned seasonal Gladiator achievements in Legion: Season 5 and Battle for Azeroth: Season 1 to not earn the Gladiator achievement.
  • Death Knight
    • Unholy
      • Fixed an issue that caused the Zombie summoned by Reanimation (PvP Talent) to have more health than 5.
      • Fixed a bug that caused Necrotic Strike’s initial damage to not be increased by Mastery: Dreadblade.
      • Fixed a bug that could cause Necrotic Strike to apply too large of a healing absorb against non-player targets.
      • Fixed a bug that caused the heal generated by Life and Death (PvP Talent) to be a critical heal.
      • Fixed a bug that caused the heal of Life and Death to be larger than 10% of a heal cast on a target with your Festering Wound.
  • Paladin
    • Holy
      • Cleanse the Weak will no longer incorrectly cause Cleanse to go on cooldown when it removes effects from friendly targets.
    • Retribution
      • Templar’s Verdict and Divine Storm no longer deal reduced damage to enemy players.
  • Priest
    • Discipline
      • Resolved an issue that caused Power Word: Shield’s value to be lower than intended when engaged in combat with enemy players.
      • Power Word: Shield absorbs an additional 10% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
        • Developers’ note: Shadow Priests’ Power Word: Shield was unaffected by the above and is unchanged.
    • Shadow
      • Fixed a bug that caused Greater Fade to be removed by Shadowy Apparitions.
  • Rogue
    • Fixed a bug that caused Vanish to end before the normal duration when taking damage and harmful effects.
    • Assassination, Subtlety
      • Fixed a bug that caused Subterfuge to not be applied when attacking during Vanish.

World Quests

  • Captured Zandalari no longer knockback NPCs during “Azerite Mining”.
  • Fixed an issue where Fozruk can sometimes fail to grant you World Quest credit.
  • Fixed a bug that could remove a player from their manasaber mount on “Ley Race”.

Enrico "Xly" Favaro

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Classe 1991, appassionato di RTS e 4x; dopo aver giocato per tanti anni a Starcraft e Warcraft 3 ha avuto la fortuna di giocare alla beta di World of Warcraft e da allora non ha mai smesso di girovagare (a caso) per Azeroth, imparando quanto più possibile sulla sua storia.

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