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5.3 Hotfixes: June 24

5.3 Hotfixes: June 24

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the recently released World of Warcraft patch 5.3: Escalation. Hotfixes are updates we make on our end without requiring you to download a new patch. Some of the hotfixes below take effect 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 as additional hotfixes are applied.

Below is a listing of 5.3 Hotfixes by date.

Patch Information

June 24

Classes

  • Shaman
    • Enhancement
      • Stormblast's damage has been normalized. Overall damage remains the same, but the damage range is narrower, and is more consistent now.
      • Unleash Wind's damage has been normalized. Overall damage remains the same, but the damage range is narrower, and is more consistent now.

Quests

  • Going Bearback: Players should no longer be able to take Icefang outside of the intended quest area.
  • Seeds of Discord: Players attempting to talk to Karr'gonn should now properly receive a dialogue option to distract them.

Creatures

  • Ice Caller Briatha, Heretic Bodyguard, and Heretic Emissary can no longer be killed.

Pet Battles

  • Battle Pets
    • Qiraji Guardling's spawn rate has been greatly increased.

Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios

  • Throne of Thunder
    • Horridon
      • Hex of Confusion can no longer cause players to critically hit themselves.
    • Lei Shen
      • Mages who cast Alter Time while under the effects of Discharged Energy will no longer incorrectly retain the debuff.
         

Source: Blizzard

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