Patch 5.0.5 Hotfixes - November 6

Patch 5.0.5 Hotfixes: November 6

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the recently released World of Warcraft patch 5.0.5. Hotfixes are updates we make on our end without requiring you to download a new patch. Some of the hotfixes below went live the moment they were 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 list in the days to come as additional hotfixes are applied.

Patch Information


November 6

  • Classes
    • Monk
      • The base healing of Chi Torpedo has been increased, but it now scales less efficiently with attack power.
      • Brewmaster
        • Keg Smash now deals progressively less damage when it strikes more than 5 targets.
    • Priest
      • Rapture now returns mana equal to 200% of the Priest's total Spirit (was 150%).
      • The shield generated by Divine Aegis now absorbs 50% of the amount healed (was 30%).
  • Creatures
    • Monstrous Plainshawks are now more peace loving.
    • Springtail Trappers, Burrowers, and Thumpers are now marginally less annoying.
  • Items
    • The Malevolent Gladiator's Ripper can now be purchased for the correct number of Conquest Points.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Heart of Fear
      • The Raid Finder version of Garalon is now tuned more appropriately for Raid Finder groups. His health has been significantly reduced, and Furious Swipe now deals significantly less damage.
      • Wind Lord Mel'jarak's health has been reduced slightly in the 10 player normal mode version of this encounter.
      • The Sha of Fear's Ominous Cackle will no longer sometimes send players to the same platform twice in a row.
      • Grand Empress Shek'zeer
        • Visions of Demise now inflicts damage immediately once cast.
        • The Empress will no longer become confused about what phase of the battle she's in.
      • Imperial Vizier Zor'lok
        • Imperial Vizier Zor'lok will no longer summon the Echo of Force and Verve in his final phase in the Heroic mode version of this encounter.
        • Zor'lok's Echoes will pause briefly before beginning to cast Song of the Empress.
        • Zor'lok's berserk timer has been increased slightly.
        • Zor'lok can no longer be attacked until all the foes in the Oratorium are slain.
        • Zealous Bugs will no longer spawn in the Raid Finder version of this encounter.
      • Amber-Shaper Un'sok
        • Volatile Amber pools will now properly eject more bolts of Volatile Amber in the 25 player versions of this encounter.
        • The health of Amber-Shaper Un'sok, Living Amber, and Amber Monstrosities has been increased in Heroic mode.
        • The Amber Explosion cast by transformed players now does the correct amount of damage when striking more than 10 targets.
    • Mogu'shan Vaults
      • Elegon's Total Annihilation will no longer penetrate immunity effects in the normal mode version of this encounter.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Wiping on Imperial Vizier Zor'lok or defeating the enemies preceding him in the Oratorium will no longer sometimes cause players to become raid locked to the Heart of Fear.
    • Tooltips for Crystalized Dread, Crystalized Horror, and Crystalized Terror have been updated.
    • The speed increase provided by the Druid ability Stampeding Roar no longer stacks with the speed increases provided by Cat Form or Travel Form.
    • Battleground speed power ups will no longer sometimes incorrectly stack with player movement speed increases.

Source: Blizzard