season of discovery hotfixes blood moon event starsurge
  • Author: Luxrah
  • Date: February 13, 2024
  • Updated: February 13, 2024
  • Expansion: WoW Classic

As promised earlier today, Blizzard has made their first round of hotfixes in Season of Discovery Phase 2.

Among other changes, druids have had their Starsurge damage reduced by 35%, and bonus spell damage reduced to 42.9%. To compensate, Starsurge now causes your next Starfire within 15 seconds to deal 66% increased damage.

There are also several changes to The Blood Moon PvP Event, mainly around the Drained of Blood debuff. The debuff duration has been reduced from 60 to 20 seconds, but it will now make you immune to being attacked. You’ll be unable to cast spells or attack, but you’ll be able to mount and move around, and you’ll be invisible to players outside your own party. This debuff also now has a visual effect.

You can read all of the hotfixes below.

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Hotfixes

February 12, 2024

WoW Classic: Season of Discovery

  • You can now get a new Squall-breakers Potion from Rau Cliffrunner in Freewind Post upon accepting the quest “Calm Before the Storm”.
  • Recipe: Lesser Arcane Elixir is now bind-on-pickup.
  • The Battle for Ashenvale weekly quests “Clear the Forest!” and “Repelling Invaders” now grant full XP and reputation rewards, through level 40.
  • The Ashenvale Rallying Cry world buff is now usable through level 39.
  • The Spark of Inspiration world buff now correctly increases +healing.
  • Item requirements for the quests “Power of da Wind”, “Power of da Earth”, and “Power of da Water” have been reduced.
  • Druid
    • Starsurge base damage reduced by 35%, and its benefit from bonus spell damage effects reduced to 42.9%, matching other instant spells.
    • Starsurge now provides a new effect: your next Starfire cast within 15 seconds deals 66% increased damage.
    • Fixed an issue with Enhanced Restoration preventing Nourish from gaining increased healing from Rejuvenation and Regrowth.
  • Paladin
    • Fixed an issue where the Sheathe of Light spell power proc wasn’t correctly activated by melee attacks.
  • Shaman
    • Fixed an issue where Ravaging Tempest could sometimes not lose its protective aura when Ailgrah Splittusk was killed.
  • Stranglethorn Vale PvP Event
    • Players who resurrect in Stranglethorn Vale during the Blood Moon event and gain Drained of Blood will now be immune to attack during its duration, but unable to cast spells or attack. They can mount and move to another location and are invisible to players outside their party.
    • Drained of Blood duration reduced to 20 seconds (was 60 seconds).
    • Drained of Blood now has a visual.
    • Players who wish to opt out of Blood Moon should now more easily notice the Zandalarian Emissary.

About the Author

Luxrah

I've been playing World of Warcraft on and off since vanilla, usually as a healer or caster and often as a guild leader. I play both retail and classic. I also love RPGs, sandboxes, and sims.

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