Patch 5.1 Hotfixes - December 13

Patch 5.1 Hotfixes - December 13

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the recently released World of Warcraft patch 5.1. 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 Updates

Trinket Burst Damage Adjustments


December 13

  • Classes
    • Mage
      • Frost Bomb will now detonate after 4 seconds (was 6 seconds), and the damage it deals to other players has been reduced by 20%.
  • Quests
    • Players that leave the area during the ending sequence of "Heart of the Alliance" will no longer be placed into the wrong phase.
  • Pet Battles
    • Players that have earned the Achievement "Taming the World" should now receive a Safari Hat in the mail.
    • Lower level pets involved in Pet Battles with higher level team mates will now receive full experience from victorious battles.
    • Darkmoon Hatchlings, Red Crickets, and Singing Crickets that were previously of lower quality should now be Rare quality.
  • Items
    • The Sun-Lute of the Phoenix King can now be upgraded using the Item Upgrade system.
  • Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
  • Heart of Fear
    • Grand Empress Shek'zeer
      • The Empress now always drops three tier-set tokens and three non-set items in the 25 player Heroic mode version of this encounter.
  • Bug Fixes
  • The Guild Perk, Ride Like the Wind, should now properly increase flight path speeds by 25% in Pandaria.
  • Classes
    • Rogue
      • Various weapon procs will no longer sometimes prematurely break the Stealth provided by the Subterfuge talent.

Source: Blizzard