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World of Warcraft Hotfix Addresses Allied Races, Dungeons, and More

Plus world events

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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The latest World of Warcraft hotfix addresses allied races, classes, and more.

Allied races changes include the Combat Analysis Mechagnome Racial now correctly scales with level. Additionally, Blizzard corrected an issue where you were unable to turn in the “Playing to their Strengths” quest.

Class hotfixes touched on the Monk, Paladin, Priest, and Warrior. for example, the Priest saw a few changes for Shadow including:

  • Tentacles will now appear on the caster when using Voidform.
  • The global cooldown of Damnation (Talent) is now correctly modified by Haste.
  • Fixed an issue where Damnation (Talent) would incorrectly cause Vampiric Touch to deal bonus instant damage.

The hotfix also addresses dungeons and raids including Blackrock Caverns, Icecrown Citadel, and the Eternal Palace:

  • Blackrock Caverns
    • Karsh Steelbender
    • Heat Wave now deals appropriate damage on all difficulties.
  • Icecrown Citadel
    • Blood-Queen Lana’thel
      • Pact of the Darkfallen now deals appropriate damage on all difficulties.
    • The Eternal Palace
      • Radiance of Azshara
        • Radiance of Azshara will once again generate energy on all difficulties.

The hotfix also touched on items, rewards, professions, quests, and world events.


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.