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Blizzard has given a few more nerfs to various Sepulcher of the First Ones bosses, with almost all of the changes targeting their Mythic Difficulties. Halondrus is having the time it takes for a Charge Detonation to trigger tripled to 30 seconds, Charge Exposure Duration doubled to 32 seconds, Earthbreaker missile damage reduced by 20%, Eternity Engine Damage reduced by 10%, and Halondrus’s max health is reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.

Anduin is receiving a 15 percent health reduction to his Doubt and Despair adds in Heroic and Mythic, a 10% reduction to Befouled Barrier’s absorb in Heroic and Mythic, Monstrous Soul’s health is being reduced by 6% on Mythic, Banish Soul’s cast time is being increased to 12 seconds, and Grim Reflection’s haste bonus from Grim Fate is being reduced to 200%.

Zovaal is having his melee damage reduced by 10% on Mythic, his health by 5% percent on mythic, Martyrdom’s damage decreased by 15 percent, with Torment’s damage being lowered by 10% percent, and Boon of Azeroth’s effect is being increased by 20% on Mythic.

PvP Tuning

Today’s hotfix also brings a rather large amount of PvP changes, some of them to base class spells, and others to tier bonuses. Mage’s Blazing Barrier is being lowered by 20% in PvP, Mistweaver’s Life Cocoon is being buffed by 33% while in combat with players, Rogue 4-piece set bonus is being halved to 50 percent instead of 100 percent in PvP, and Warrior 4-piece bonus is being nerfed in the same way, with the damage of Shield Slam and Thunder Clap being increased by 50% instead of 100% while in PvP. Paladin, Priest, and Shaman are each receiving a couple changes as well.

Paladin’s conduit Pure Concentration now has half effectiveness in PvP, and for Holy Paladins, Holy Light now heals for an additional 40% when against other players, up from 20%. Flash of Light now heals for an additional 25% while in PvP, up from 15%. These heal changes don’t apply to Ret or Prot.

Holy Priest’s PvP Talent Miracle Worker now reduces the cooldown of Holy Word: Serenity by 10% instead of 20%, and their 2-piece set bonus now increases the cooldown reduction of your next spell by 10 seconds instead of 15.

Restoration Shaman’s Healing Surge is increased by 25% in PvP, up from 15%, and their Healing Wave heals for an additional 30%, up from 10%. Restoration Shaman 2-piece bonus also heals at 70% effectivenss in PvP, up from 60% effectiveness.

Blizzard Entertainment – (Source)

April 26, 2022

Dungeons and Raids

  • Sepulcher of the First Ones
    • Halondrus the Reclaimer
      • Time required for Volatile Charges to trigger a Charge Detonation increased to 30 seconds (was 10 seconds) in Mythic difficulty.
      • Charge Exposure duration increased to 32 seconds (was 16 seconds) in Mythic difficulty.
      • Earthbreaker Missile damage reduced by 20% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Changed the pattern of Planetcracker Beam during Stage Three in Mythic difficulty.
      • Reduced Halondrus’ health by 10% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Reduced damage of Eternity Engine by 10% in Mythic difficulty.
    • Anduin Wrynn
      • Anduin’s Despair and Anduin’s Doubt health reduced by 15% in Heroic and Mythic difficulties.
      • Befouled Barrier’s absorbs 10% less healing in Heroic and Mythic difficulties.
      • Fiendish Soul’s Soul Explosion missile travel speed reduced by 20% in Heroic and Mythic difficulties.
      • Monstrous Soul health reduced by 6% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Lost Soul’s Banish Soul cast time increased to 12 seconds (was 8 seconds).
      • Grim Reflection’s Grim Fate haste bonus reduced to 200% (was 250%).
    • The Jailer
      • Jailer’s melee attack decreased 10% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Jailer’s health decreased 5% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Martyrdom damage decreased 15% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Torment damage decreased 10% in Mythic difficulty.
      • Boon of Azeroth buff increased by 20% in Mythic difficulty.

 

Player versus Player

  • Mage
    • Fire
      • Blazing Barrier’s absorb is reduced by 25% when engaged in combat with enemy players. This change also affects Blazing Barrier cast by Arcane and Frost’s Triune Ward runecarving power.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Life Cocoon’s absorb increased by 33% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Paladin
    • The effectiveness of Pure Concentration (conduit) has been reduced by 50% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
    • Holy
      • Divine Favor (PvP Talent) now increases the healing of Flash of Light or Holy Light by 40% (was 50%).
      • Holy Light now heals for an additional 40% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 20%).
      • Flash of Light now heals for an additional 25% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 15%). Retribution and Protection Flash of Light unchanged.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Habiliments of the Empyrean 2-piece set bonus now increases the cooldown reduction of your next Holy-Word-affecting spell by 10 seconds when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 15 seconds).
      • Miracle Worker (PvP Talent) now reduces the cooldown of Holy Word: Serenity by 10% (was 20%).
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • Soulblade Shadowhide 4-piece set bonus now causes your Poisons and Bleeds to expire 50% faster when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 100%).
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Healing Surge now heals for an additional 25% when engaged in combat with enemy players, up from 15%. Enhancement and Elemental healing unchanged.
      • Healing Wave now heals for an additional 30% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 10%).
      • Theurgic Starspeaker’s Regalia 4-piece set bonus now casts a Chain Heal at 70% effectiveness when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 60%).
  • Warrior
    • Protection
      • Armaments of the Infinite Infantry 4-piece set bonus now increases the damage of Shield Slam and Thunder Clap by 50% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 100%).

 

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