Patch 5.1 Hotfixes - December 21

Patch 5.1 Hotfixes - December 21

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

Heroic Mode Boss Changes


December 21

  • Classes
    • Paladin
      • The self heal from Seal of Insight will trigger approximately 33% more often.
  • Quests
    • Shan Kien will now respawn properly.
    • The quest "What's in the Box?" can now always be completed properly.
  • Items
    • It is no longer possible to loot more than one Ancient Pandaren Mining Pick.
    • Stackable Stags are now love peace (and stacking), and are friendly to all.
  • Dungeons, Raids & Scenarios
    • Terrace of the Endless Spring
      • Protectors of the Endless
        • The damage dealt by Touch of Sha no longer increases for each Protector that is defeated in the Heroic mode version of this encounter.
    • Heart of Fear
      • Grand Empress Shek’zeer
        • The damage dealt by Corrupted Dissonance, Sonic Discharge, and Cry of Terror has been reduced by approximately 10% in the Heroic mode version of this encounter.
    • Mogu'shan Vaults
      • Elegon
        • In the normal mode version of this encounter, Cosmic Sparks will deal less melee damage, Elegon will now use Materialize Protector less often, and the Overloaded effect that Elegon gains when an Empyreal Focus is destroyed now grants significantly less haste.
  • Bug Fixes
    • The achievements You Mean That Wasn't A Void Zone?, Incredible Hulk, Kill It With Fire! and Lightning Struck can now be completed normally.
    • Shan Kien's Sha Grasp ability is now properly removed from player pets.
    • Classes
      • Paladin
        • The area of effect component of Hammer of the Righteous will no longer activate Seal of Insight or Seal of Justice.
      • Monk
        • Mistweaver
          • Renewing Mist, Expel Harm, Eminence, Enveloping Mist, Chi Torpedo, Chi Wave, Zen Sphere, and Chi Burst will now benefit properly from PvP Power.

Source: Blizzard