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WoW Patch 4.0.6 patch notes

Death knights

  • Death Coil damage has been reduced by roughly 10%.
  • Icebound Fortitude now breaks stuns when used, in addition to providing immunity to them.
  • Necrotic Strike's absorption effect is now reduced by the target's resilience. In addition, its debuff duration has been reduced to 10 seconds, down from 15.
  • The spell hit bonus previously given by Virulence (Unholy) has been rolled into the Runic Focus passive effect that all death knights possess.
  • Talent specializations
    • Blood
      • Bone Shield now has 4 charges, up from 3
      • Crimson Scourge has been redesigned slightly. Instead of a 50/100% chance to make the next Blood Boil free when Plague Strike is used on a target with Blood Plague, the talent now gives a 5/10% chance to provide a free Blood Boil when the death knight lands any melee attack on a Blood Plagued target.
      • Heart Strike now deals 175% weapon damage plus 15% per disease, up from 120% plus 10% per disease.
      • Improved Death Strike now increases the damage of Death Strike by 30/60/90%, up from 15/30/45%.
      • If Death Strike is used while a Blood Shield is already active, the new absorb will stack with the old one instead of replacing it.
      • Scarlet Fever now applies via Blood Plague, rather than Blood Boil.
      • Will of the Necropolis no longer refunds a Blood Rune when it resets Rune Tap's cooldown. Instead it makes the next Rune Tap free while Will of the Necropolis is active.
    • Frost
      • Chilblains now also causes Chains of Ice to root the target for 1.5/3 seconds.
      • Howling Blast now deals 40% less damage to all targets other than the primary target of the spell.
      • Hungering Cold now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
      • Might of the Frozen Wastes now also increases all melee damage by 4/8/12% while wielding a two-handed weapon.
    • Unholy
      • Blightcaller (Mastery) has been redesigned and renamed Dreadblade. It increases all Shadow damage by 2.5% per point of mastery.
      • Dark Transformation now increases pet damage by 80%, down from 100%.
      • Death's Advance (new talent): While both Unholy Runes are depleted, movement-impairing effects cannot reduce the death knight below 75/100% of normal movement speed.
      • Desecration is now also triggered by Necrotic Strike.
      • The ratio of runic power return from Magic Suppression has been reduced by roughly one third.
      • Rage of Rivendare now increases strike damage by 12/24/36%, down from 15/30/45%.
      • Runic Corruption procs while the aura is already active now add 3 seconds to the existing aura duration, instead of simply refreshing/overwriting the existing aura.
      • Shadow Infusion now increases pet damage by 8% per stack, down from 10%.
      • Sudden Doom is now triggered only from main-hand auto attacks, and is normalized according to weapon speed rather than having a fixed percentage chance.
      • Unholy Might (passive) has been reduced to a 5% Strength increase, down from 10%.
      • Virulence has been redesigned. It now grants 10/20/30% additional disease damage.
  • Glyphs
    • Glyph of Dark Succor (new glyph) raises the minimum healing done by Death Strike from 7% to 15% of maximum health, but only while in Unholy or Frost Presence.
    • Glyph of Death's Embrace no longer refunds Runic Power when self-healing via Lichborne.
  • Runeforging
    • Swordbreaking and Swordshattering now reduce disarm duration by 60%, up from 50%.
  • Death knight bug fixes
    • Blood of the North is no longer incorrectly increasing Blood Strike damage by 10%.
    • The tooltip for Blood Presence was giving an incorrect value and has been corrected.
    • The amount of bonus damage Blood Strike was receiving per disease was inconsistent with its tooltip and has been amended.
    • Crimson Scourge will no longer proc if Blood Plague is not present on the target.
    • Death Grip has a minimum range requirement of 8 yards against players, but this was not stated in the tooltip. The tooltip has been updated.
    • Desecration should stay in place while on the Alliance Gunship in Deepholm.
    • When a character is raised as a ghoul with Raise Ally, there is no longer a considerable pause after losing control of the ghoul before being returned to the corpse or graveyard.
    • The Scourge Strike tooltip is now correctly augmented by Rage of Rivendare.
    • The shadow portion of Scourge Strike was receiving more than 10% increased damage from Frost Presence and has been corrected.
    • The shadow portion of Scourge Strike no longer incorrectly still receives a 13% spell damage increase from Earth and Moon.
  • Glyph fixes
    • The Chains of Ice tooltip is now correctly augmented by Glyph of Chains of Ice.
    • Glyph of Raise Ally now correctly affects the risen ally's health.
    • The Vampiric Blood tooltip became awkwardly worded after applying Glyph of Vampiric Blood. We made the words less awkward.

Druids

  • Barkskin is no longer dispellable.
  • Entangling Roots now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Healing Touch is now trained at level 78, up from level 3.
  • Hibernate now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Lacerate damage has been reduced by approximately 20%.
  • Mangle (Bear Form) weapon damage (at level 80+) has been reduced to 235%, down from 300%.
  • Mangle (Cat Form) weapon damage percent (at level 80+) has been increased to 460%, up from 360%.
  • Maul damage has been reduced by approximately 20%.
  • Moonfire mana cost has been reduced from 18% to 9%.
  • Mount Up: This guild perk now applies to Flight Form and Swift Flight Form as well.
  • Nature's Grasp now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Nourish is now trained at level 8, down from level 78.
  • Omen of Clarity can no longer trigger from helpful spells (aka heals), unless the Restoration talent Malfurion's Gift is chosen.
  • Prowl is no longer broken by enemies using Demoralizing Shout or Demoralizing Roar.
  • Rake damage has been reduced by 10%.
  • Rejuvenation is now trained at level 3, down from level 8. In addition, its mana cost is now 20% of base mana.
  • Rip damage has been reduced by 10%.
  • Shapeshifts: Entering or leaving a shapeshift no longer cancels root effects. It continues to cancel movement slowing effects.
  • Shred weapon damage percent (at level 80+) has been increased to 450%, up from 350%.
  • Skull Bash's lockout time has been reduced to 4 seconds, down from 5.
  • Soothe is now instant cast, down from 1.5 seconds.
  • Worgen and troll druids now have new art for Swift Flight Form.
  • Talent Specializations
    • Balance
      • Fungal growth duration has been increased to 20 seconds, up from 10. In addition, it should now be much more responsive when detonating Wild Mushrooms.Moonkin Form now grants 15% damage reduction instead of increased armor. In addition, shapeshifting in or out of this form now breaks roots. Note this is not stated in the tooltip.
      • The Shooting Stars buff duration has been increased to 12 seconds, up from 8 seconds.
      • Starfall will no longer strike targets that are not in combat and will now drop stars at a slightly faster rate.
      • Sunfire mana cost has been reduced from 18% to 9%.
      • Total Eclipse (Mastery) benefit from mastery increased by approximately 33%.
      • Typhoon mana cost has been reduced by 50%.
      • Wild Mushroom is now instant cast, down from 0.5 seconds. In addition, the radius of detonation has been increased to 6 yards, up from 3, and damage done increased by 30%.
    • Feral
      • Berserk (instant Mangle proc) now has a new Spell Alert identifier. In addition, Berserk no longer breaks Fear or makes the druid immune to Fear.
      • Blood in the Water: Timing on this effect has been improved so that Ferocious Bite will immediately refresh Rip, rather than be slightly delayed (which gave a chance for the Rip to expire despite being refreshed).
      • Infected Wounds now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
      • Pulverize weapon damage percent has been reduced to 80%, down from 100%.
    • Restoration
      • Disentanglement (new specialization): Causes shapeshifting to remove roots in addition to snares.
      • Empowered Touch now also affects Regrowth. In addition, after Tree of Life is no longer active, this talent will only refresh the most recently cast or refreshed Lifebloom, and will not refresh other copies of Lifebloom.
      • Natural Shapeshifter has been reduced to a 3/6-second increase to Tree of Life's duration, down from 5/10.
      • Nature's Bounty no longer affects Swiftmend, but now has a new effect. When the druid has Rejuvenation on 3 or more targets, the cast time of Nourish is reduced by 10/20/30%.
      • Symbiosis (Mastery) benefit from mastery increased by approximately 16%.
      • Tree of Life duration has been reduced to 25 seconds, down from 30.
      • Wild Growth healing has been increased by 30%, and the cooldown has been reduced to 8 seconds, down from 10.
  • Glyphs
    • Glyph of Entangling Roots redesigned. It now reduces the cast time of Entangling Roots by 0.2 seconds, rather than making it instant cast.
    • Glyph of Regrowth now causes the heal-over-time effect to refresh itself on targets at or below 50% health, up from 25%.
    • Glyph of Wrath now increases damage done by Wrath by 10% and no longer requires Insect Swarm on the target.
  • Druid bug fixes
    • Druid forms now have an Archaeology Survey animation.
    • Balance of Power's tooltip now states that spell hit rating is increased only by Spirit gained from items and effects.
    • Druids can correctly cast Barkskin while silenced.
    • Feral Charge: Cat should always turn the druid around to face the back of the target.
    • Hurricane now remains at the same location it was cast at while on a moving transport.
    • The mana return effect of Leader of the Pack is now consistent with its tooltip.
    • Maul and other Feral druid ability tooltips should now show the correct damage.
    • Druids in Moonkin Form should now correctly be able to mount.
    • Rank 1 of Naturalist is now reducing the cast time by what it states on the tooltip.
    • Nature's Swiftness is no longer consumed when casting Entangling Roots that became instant cast via Glyph of Entangling Roots.
    • The instant Rejuvenation heal from Gift of the Earthmother should no longer gain bonus healing from haste too soon, and should now correctly benefit from Symbiosis.
    • The Thick Hide tooltip should now reflect the new increased values.
    • The tooltip for Thrash's bleed effect listed the amount of damage per tick rather than the total damage for the effect. This has been corrected.
    • Using Track Humanoids while in Cat Form should no longer cause loot windows to automatically close the first time they are opened.
    • Druids should now make the correct laugh and cry emote sounds while in Tree of Life Form.
    • Wild Mushroom's tooltip now shows the magic school.
  • Glyph fixes
    • Glyph of Ferocious Bite now correctly augments the Ferocious Bite tooltip.

Hunters

  • Aimed Shot weapon damage has been increased to 200%, up from 150%. In addition, the base cast time has been reduced to 2.4 seconds, down from 3.
  • Arcane Shot damage has been increased by 15%.
  • Aspect of the Wild, Aspect of the Hawk, and Aspect of the Fox can now be cast while mounted.
  • Hunters can now use Auto Shot while moving.
  • Casting Trap Launcher, Distracting Shot, and Scare Beast now cancel Auto Shot when cast. This is to make it easier to crowd control creatures with Auto Shot while moving enabled.
  • Concussive Shot duration has been increased to 6 seconds, up from 4.
  • Deterrence now provides 100% chance for melee attacks to miss instead of 100% parry chance. This means that attacks that cannot be parried, notably some rogue abilities, can now be prevented by Deterrence, and the hunter will gain the benefit of Deterrence even if disarmed.
  • Dust Cloud's cooldown and duration have been modified to make it closer aligned with Tailspin (same effect, different pet).
  • Freezing Trap now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Kill Command's damage has been increased by 20%.
  • Kill Shot's attack power scaling has been increased by 50%.
  • Master's Call now has a 35-second cooldown, down from 1 minute, and its range has been increased to 40 yards, up from 25. In addition, the visual effect is more obvious.
  • Wing Clip now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Talent Specializations
    • Beast mastery
      • Animal Handler now provides a passive 25% bonus to attack power, up from 15%.
    • Marksmanship
      • Chimera Shot's overall damage has been increased by roughly 50%.
      • Wild Quiver (Mastery): Chance for this to trigger per mastery has been increased by approximately 17%.
    • Survival
      • Black Arrow damage has been reduced by 15%.
      • Explosive Shot damage has been reduced by 15%.
      • Hunter vs. Wild has been increased to 5/10/15% Stamina, up from 4/8/12%.
      • Into the Wilderness (passive) has been reduced to a 10% Agility increase, down from 15%.
  • Pets
    • Pets now have 70% of the master's armor, rather than a different value based on which type of pet they are.
    • Shale Spiders now correctly have a special ability (Web Wrap).
    • Bad Manner (monkey) now properly breaks from damage.
  • Glyphs
    • Glyph of Concussive Shot redesigned. It now limits the maximum run speed of the target while Concussive Shot is active.
  • Hunter bug fixes
    • Aimed Shot no longer ignores the Fire! buff when cast by macro.
    • Camouflage is now breaking when the hunter's traps deal damage to a target.
    • Chimera Shot's particle effect animations should now display correctly.
    • Cobra Shot now properly increases the duration of the Serpent Spread Serpent Sting.
    • The Focus Fire spell effect is now cooler than your best collection of green rectangles.
    • Wild Quiver's effect per point of mastery value should now be consistent.
    • Before shooting, male undead hunters will no longer look away from their targets.
  • Pet fixes
    • Pet families added in Cataclysm should not be missing talents.
    • Pets should fight all underwater creatures, even if the hunter is out of melee range.
    • Ancient Hysteria should not able to affect low-level characters.
    • Ancient Hysteria now correctly affects pets.
    • Embrace of the Shale Spider now provides resistances so that those resistances are not lost if this buff overwrites Blessing of Forgotten Kings.
    • Ferocity-category pets in the dog and fox families now have access to the pet talent Charge.
    • Mobility can correctly be learned by land-based hunter pets.
    • Ravage no longer counts toward stun diminishing returns.
    • Undead hunters now start with Revive Pet on the action bar.
    • The pet Spellbook entry for Serpent Swiftness now shows its rank.
    • Shale Spiders are no longer missing a special ability.
    • The Shell Shield (Terrorpene) visual has been enlarged and should now be seen when cast.
    • The tooltip for the armor value in the Character pane should now be showing the correct amount of armor granted to pets.

Mages

  • Arcane Barrage mana cost has been reduced by 8%.
  • Arcane Blast mana cost has been reduced by 12%.
  • The mana costs of Arcane Brilliance and Dalaran Brilliance have been reduced by approximately 16%, making them roughly equal to the cost of Mark of the Wild.
  • Counterspell lockout duration reduced to 7 seconds, down from 8.
  • Fireball mana cost has been reduced to 9% of base mana.
  • Flame Orb now ignores critters.
  • Frostfire Bolt mana cost has been reduced to 9% of base mana.
  • Mage Armor now reduces the duration of magic effects by 35%, down from 50%.
  • Molten Armor, Frost Armor, and Mage Armor no longer cost mana.
  • Polymorph now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Ring of Frost: Radius shrunk to 8 yards, and inner "safe" radius is now 4.7 yards (exactly matching graphic). Dispelling the effect of Ring of Frost will now make the target immune to being refrozen for 3 seconds. If a second Ring of Frost is cast by the same mage while the first is still active (via Cold Snap), the first will now disappear and cease functioning. In addition, Ring of Frost now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • When a mage uses the Invisibility spell, it will now also cause their pet Water Elemental to become invisible.
  • Talent Specializations
    • Arcane
      • Slow now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
    • Fire
      • Firestarter now allows the mage to cast Scorch while moving (regardless of which armor spell is used), and no longer eliminates Molten Armor's critical strike chance reduction.
      • Flashburn (Mastery) benefit per mastery has been increased by 12%.
      • Living Bomb mana cost has been reduced by 22%.
    • Frost
      • Deep Freeze damage done has been reduced by 20%.
      • Fingers of Frost can no longer be dispelled and now also increases Ice Lance damage by 15%.
      • Frost Specialization now only grants 2 base points of mastery (instead of 8), reducing all Frost damage to frozen targets by 15% from previous values. However, Frost Specialization now increases base Frostbolt damage by 15%.
    • Mage bug fixes
      • Arcane Power now has its tooltip updated when Glyph of Arcane Power is active.
      • The attachment point of Cone of Cold was too far left and has been adjusted on male troll models.
      • Evocation was returning less mana than the tooltip stated it should. This has been corrected.
      • Flame Orb's tooltip should now state how much damage it will explode for after the Fire Power talent is chosen.
      • Rank 1 Frostfire Orb is no longer applying a debuff that incorrectly states that it snares its target.
      • The Hurricane weapon enchant should no longer proc when Polymorph is cast.
      • Molten Armor tooltips now display the correct information.
      • Nether Vortex was causing Arcane Blast to yield a string error when Arcane Blast was reflected. It shouldn't do that.
      • When Presence of Mind was active, Conjure Mana Gem was not becoming an instant cast spell if used to refresh a stack of 2 or less Mana Gems. This has been fixed.
      • Presence of Mind is no longer consumed when Flame Orb is cast.
      • Ring of Frost can now be cast and works properly on transports (this includes elevators, trapdoors, etc.).
  • Glyph fixes
    • Glyph of Arcane Power should correctly reduce the global cooldown of Blink, Mana Shield, and Mirror Image to 0.
    • Ice Barrier's tooltip is now correctly updated by Glyph of Ice Barrier.

Paladins

  • The mana costs of Blessing of Might and Blessing of Kings have been increased by approximately 217%, making them roughly equal to the cost of Mark of the Wild.
  • Crusader Strike weapon damage percent has been increased to 135%, up from 115%.
  • Divine Light mana cost has been increased by approximately 10%.
  • Divine Plea now lasts for 9 seconds, down from 15. It grants 4% mana per tick, instead of 2%, for a total of 12% mana, up from 10%.
  • Flash of Light mana cost has been increased by approximately 10%.
  • Forbearance - The duration has been lowered to 1 minute, down from 2.
  • Lay on Hands now causes Forbearance on the target. It used to only cause it when cast on the paladin. This was an old design from when Divine Protection caused Forbearance and the paladin didn't want to prevent a tank from using their defensive cooldown.
  • Lay on Hands cannot be a critical effect and will not be affected by most abilities which modify healing (such as Beacon of Light). In addition, Lay on Hands is no longer on the global cooldown.
  • Since only Divine Shield, Lay on Hands and Hand of Protection cause Forbearance, the tooltips have been adjusted to better explain the mechanic.
  • Holy Light mana cost has been increased by approximately 10%.
  • Holy Wrath no longer counts nearby critters when dividing damage among its targets.
  • Inquisition is no longer dispellable.
  • Rebuke can now be trained by all paladins at level 54. Existing characters will need to visit their trainer, even if they had talented Rebuke before.
  • Seal of Truth: All single target attacks (including Judgement, Hammer of Wrath, Exorcism, and Templar's Verdict) can now trigger this seal.
  • Talent Specializations
    • Holy
      • Aura Mastery: This ability no longer increases the benefit granted by Crusader Aura.
      • Denounce now has a spell overlay.
      • Protector of the Innocent heals for 30% less.
    • Protection
      • Eternal Glory: The chance to not consume Holy Power from this talent now also applies to not consuming the clearcasting effect generated by Divine Purpose.
      • Vindication no longer allows Hammer of Justice to interrupt stun-immune targets. With Rebuke baseline, this functionality is no longer necessary.
    • Retribution
      • Act of Sacrifice will no longer cause Cleanse to remove movement impairing effects from vehicles the paladin is riding.
      • Divine Purpose: The chance for applicable abilities to generate Holy Power has been reduced to 7/15%, down from 20/40%, but instead of generating 1 Holy Power, the next applicable ability used consumes no Holy Power and acts as if the paladin has 3 Holy Power.
      • Divine Storm weapon damage percent increased from 80% to 100%.
      • Hand of Light (Mastery): A percentage of the damage done by Templar's Verdict, Crusader Strike, and Divine Storm is done as additional Holy damage. This Mastery now grants a 2.1% increase to Holy damage per mastery, down from 2.5%.
      • Repentance is no longer broken from damage done by Censure (Seal of Truth).
      • The Rebuke talent has been replaced with a new passive talent, Sacred Shield. Paladins who had Rebuke before will automatically have Sacred Shield. Sacred When reduced below 30% health, paladins gain the Sacred Shield effect. The Sacred Shield absorbs X damage and increases healing received by 20%. Lasts 15 seconds. This effect cannot occur more than once every 30 seconds. Undispellable.
      • Seals of Command will no longer trigger twice on each swing with Seal of Truth.
      • Zealotry is no longer dispellable.
  • Glyphs
    • Glyph of Divine Plea now adds 6% mana, for a total of 18% over 9 seconds.
  • Paladin bug fixes
    • The Silence debuff from Avenger's Shield was using the Dazed visual effect, and its Daze debuff did not have a visible effect. This has been remedied.
    • The damage bonus from Communion is no longer applied even when the paladin has no paladin auras active.
    • Divine Storm no longer incorrectly highlights when Hand of Light procs.
    • Exorcism no longer re-targets whomever it does damage to when it finishes casting.
    • The healing amount in the buff tooltip for Holy Radiance is now accurate.
    • Pursuit of Justice is now providing Holy Power when the paladin gets stunned by the Fire mage talent Impact. Conversely, Pursuit of Justice is no longer granting Holy Power when the Paladin is hit by Holy Wrath.
    • Repentance tooltip now states that it does not break Censure damage.
    • Rank 1 of Shield of the Templar was reducing the cooldown of Guardian of Ancient Kings by 45 seconds, which is inconsistent with the scaling of ranks 2 and 3. This has been adjusted.
    • The tooltip for Tower of Radiance indicated that Holy Light would generate a charge of Holy Power. This has been fixed.
    • Word of Glory no longer resets the swing timer.
  • Glyph fixes
    • The damage-over-time effect of Exorcism added by Glyph of Exorcism is now correctly affected by Exorcism's damage.
    • The tooltip for Holy Wrath is now updated to reflect changes when Glyph of Holy Wrath is active.
    • The Glyph of Light of Dawn is now updating the tooltip for Light of Dawn.
    • The Glyph of Seal of Insight now requires level 32 to be consistent with when Seal of Insight can be learned from the trainer.
    • The Glyph of Templar's Verdict is now updating the tooltip of Templar's Verdict.

Priests

  • The duration of Levitate has been increased to 10 minutes, up from 2.
  • The mana cost of Power Word: Fortitude has been reduced by approximately 68%, making it roughly equal to the cost of Mark of the Wild.
  • The mana cost of Power Word: Shield has been increased by approximately 31%, but its effect has been increased by 208%.
  • The mana cost of Renew has been reduced by 24%.
  • The mana cost of Shadow Protection has been reduced by approximately 65%, making it roughly equal to the cost of Mark of the Wild.
  • Mind Blast now does 18% more damage than Mind Spike.
  • Mind Control now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Mind Sear can now be channeled on friendly targets in addition to enemy targets. In addition, Mind Sear's damage has been increased by roughly 15%.
  • Prayer of Healing effectiveness has been reduced by 15%.
  • Talent Specializations
    • Discipline
      • Divine Aegis: Critical effects from Prayer of Healing now award a bonus amount in addition to the default, always-proc Divine Aegis effect.
      • Grace is no longer limited to one target at a time.
      • Focused Will now procs when the priest is critically hit, in addition to its current effect.
      • Pain Suppression is no longer dispellable.
      • Penance mana cost has been increased by 7%, but healing has been increased by 20%.
      • Strength of Soul now occurs when the priest casts Inner Focus on oneself, rather than Power Word: Shield. In addition, Strength of Soul now also causes the priest to become immune to silence, interrupt, and dispel effects for 2/4 seconds after using Inner Focus.
    • Holy
      • Blessed Resilience will now proc when the priest is critically hit, in addition to its current effect.
      • Chakra
        • Chakra states now last 1 minute, up from 30 seconds.
        • Binding Heal and Holy Word: Serenity now refresh the duration of Renew on the target, in addition to the other direct heals.
        • Binding Heal, Flash Heal, and Greater Heal can now trigger Chakra: Serenity.
        • Mind Spike can now trigger Chakra: Chastise.
      • Circle of Healing effectiveness has been increased by 30%.
      • Desperate Prayer now heals the priest for 30% of their total health, up from a very subpar value.
      • Guardian Spirit: The absorb/heal from this ability can now never exceed 200% of the maximum health of the target.
      • Holy Concentration now increases the amount of mana regeneration from Spirit while in combat by an additional 15/30%, down from 20/40%.
      • Holy Word: Chastise now has a 30-second cooldown, up from 25. In addition, it properly breaks from damage.
      • Lightwell's health has been increased by 50% (for PvP purposes).
      • Serendipity now has Spell Alert and Floating Combat Text feedback support.
      • Surge of Light can now also proc from Flash Heal and Greater Heal, and can now also critically hit.
    • Shadow
      • Shadow Orbs benefit from mastery has been increased by approximately 16%.
      • Vampiric Embrace now lasts until canceled.
  • Glyphs
    • Glyph of Mind Flay no longer requires Shadow Word: Pain to be on the target.
    • Glyph of Pain Suppression has been renamed Glyph of Desperation and now allows Guardian Spirit to be cast while stunned, in addition to Pain Suppression.
    • Glyph of Psychic Horror now reduces the cooldown of Psychic Horror by 30 seconds, down from 60.
    • Glyph of Spirit of Redemption has been converted into Glyph of Prayer of Mending, which increases the healing done by the first charge of Prayer of Mending by 60%.
  • Priest bug fixes
    • Atonement now has the correct healing range listed in the tooltip.
    • Blessed Resilience rank 1 and 2 tooltips are now consistent with the amount of increased healing.
    • Dispersion should no longer allow priests to become permanently invisible when mounting.
    • Dispersion correctly reduces the damage dealt by Deep Wounds and Piercing Shots.
    • Focused Will rank 1 and 2 tooltips are now consistent with the amount of damage reduced.
    • Heal, Flash Heal, Greater Heal, and Binding Heal effects are now consistent with their tooltips.
    • Holy Concentration now has correct percentages listed in the tooltip.
    • Holy Word: Serenity now correctly grants healing spells cast by the priest an extra 25% chance to critically hit.
    • Inner Fire no longer consumes mana after learning Inner Sanctum.
    • Inner Will now correctly reduces the mana cost of Power Word: Barrier.
    • Lightwell healing now matches its tooltip description.
    • Undead and blood elf priests are no longer gaining aggro from friendly guards when casting Mind Control on enemy NPCs.
    • Unnecessary string errors should no longer occur when casting Power Word: Barrier.
    • Prayer of Mending will now properly return an error when cast on a target with a more powerful Prayer of Mending active.
    • Rapture's tooltip now has the correct percentages listed.
    • Shadow Orbs' tooltip showed a 0% increase in damage and did not give an increase of damage until additional mastery rating was added. This has been corrected.
    • Sin and Punishment will no longer fear players that are not flagged for PvP.
    • Surge of Light is no longer consumed without benefit if it triggers while a Flash Heal is being cast.
  • Glyph fixes
    • Critical heals from Glyph of Dispel Magic properly proc Divine Aegis.

Rogues

  • Blind now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Combat Readiness now lasts for 20 seconds, down from 30 seconds, but the Combat Insight stacking buff lasts 10 seconds, up from 6 seconds.
  • Crippling Poison now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Garrote now costs 45 Energy, down from 50.
  • Sap now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Smoke Bomb now lasts for 5 seconds, down from 10 seconds.
  • Stealth is no longer broken by enemies using Demoralizing Shout or Demoralizing Roar.
  • Talent specializations
    • Assassination
      • Deadly Momentum critical strike bonus now lasts for 15 seconds, up from 10.
    • Combat
      • Blade Flurry is now a toggle that can be turned off by pressing the button again. In addition, this ability no longer has a fixed duration, but will go on cooldown for 10 seconds after being canceled (similar to Stealth). In addition, Blade Flurry now reduces energy generation by 30% while active, up from 20%.
      • Main Gauche (Mastery) now provides a chance to deal an attack for 100% of main-hand damage. This attack can trigger Combat Potency.
      • Restless Blades now also reduces the cooldown of Redirect.
      • Revealing Strike now increases finisher effectiveness by 35% (45% glyphed), up from 20% (30% glyphed).
      • Vitality now increases attack power by 25%, up from 20%.
    • Subtlety
      • Elusiveness now reduces the cooldown of Cloak of Shadows by 10/20 seconds, down from 15/30 seconds.
      • Executioner (Mastery) has been increased from 2% to 2.5% per point.
      • Find Weakness now grants 35/70% armor reduction, up from 25/50%.
      • Preparation no longer resets the cooldown of Evasion.
      • Sanguinary Vein now gives a rogue a 50/100% chance for their own Bleed effects to not break their Gouge.
      • Shadowstep's cooldown has been increased to 24 seconds, up from 20 seconds.
      • Sinister Calling now grants 30% Agility, up from 25%, and increases Backstab and Hemorrhage damage by an additional 40%, up from 25%.
  • Glyphs
    • Glyph of Garrote now increases the duration of Garrote by 1.5 seconds, down from 2.
  • Rogue bug fixes
    • Cloak of Shadows now functions properly to protect the rogue from the following boss and creature abilities: Gravity Well (Terrastra, The Bastion of Twilight), Burning Corruption (Crimsonborne Seer, Grim Batol), Lava Fissure (Slabhide, The Stonecore), Geyser (Lady Naz'jar, Throne of the Tides), Noxious Mire (Naz'jar Sentinel