Patch 4.2 Hotfixes (August 29)

Patch 4.2 Hotfixes

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the recently released World of Warcraft: Cataclysm patch 4.2: Rage of the Firelands. Hotfixes are updates we make on our end without requiring you to download a new patch. Some of the hotfixes below will go live the moment they are implemented, while others may require your realm to be restarted to go into effect. Please keep in mind that some issues cannot be addressed without a client-side patch update. We will continue to update this thread in the days ahead as additional hotfixes are applied.

Patch Information


August 29

  • Classes
    • Druid
      • Starfall should no longer hit enemies with whom the player is not in combat in Grim Batol or the Firelands.
      • The Feral druid 4-piece tier-12 set bonus should now interact properly with Primal Madness and Euphoria.
      • The radius of effect of the Restoration druid 4-piece tier-12 set has been increased.
  • Mage
    • Fireblast now properly triggers Impact on the primary Fireblast target, even if that target was not yet in combat.
  • Paladin
    • The radius of effect of the Holy paladin 4-piece tier-12 set has been increased.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Firelands
      • A few of the Molten Surger patrols in the entrance area of Firelands have gone on vacation.
      • Shannox
        • The number of enemies that must be killed before Shannox spawns has been reduced.
  • Battlegrounds
    • Isle of Conquest
      • Players should no longer take large amounts of damage when being launched from catapults.