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  • Author: Spannah
  • Date: August 16, 2022
  • Updated: August 16, 2022
  • Expansion: World of Warcraft

With the weekly maintenance, enemies in Heroic and Mythic difficulty Fated Raids will receive a 5% HP nerf and the new Season 4 dungeons will be receiving substantial nerfs. Additionally, Enforcer’s Stun Grenade, Fleshrender’s Meathook and Kihra’s Adrenaline Injector trinkets are receiving buffs to be in line with the more recent trinkets.

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Here is today’s hotfix update:

AUGUST 15, 2022

Dungeons and Raids

  • Fated Raids
    • [With realm restarts] Enemy health reduced by 5% in Fated Heroic and Fated Mythic difficulties.
      • Developers’ note: We feel this health reduction will smooth over some of the roughest edges in the raid without devaluing the experience.
  • Mythic+
    • Affixes
      • Shrouded
        • Nightmare Clouds will now despawn more quickly when Nathrezim Infiltrators are captured.
    • Grimrail Depot
      • [With realm restarts] Grimrail Technician’s 50,000 Volts cast time increased to 3.5 seconds (was 2.5 seconds).
    • Iron Docks
      • [With realm restarts] Charging Slash is now only cast by Grom’kar Footsoldiers.
      • [With realm restarts] Grom’kar Footsoldier’s Charging Slash damage reduced by 35%.
      • [With realm restarts] Ogron Laborer’s Thundering Stomp damage reduced by 25%.
      • [With realm restarts] Thunderlord Wrangler’s Throw damage is now reduced by armor.
      • [With realm restarts] Rampaging Clefthoof’s health reduced by 15%.
      • Grimrail Enforcers
        • Resolved an issue where the enemies would fail to cast abilities in specific locations within their encounter area.
    • Return to Karazhan: Lower
      • [With realm restarts] Arcane Warden’s Volatile Charge damage reduced by 40%.
      • [With realm restarts] Skeletal Usher’s Flashlight damage reduced by 20%.
      • [With realm restarts] Skeletal Usher’s health reduced by 25%.
      • [With realm restarts] Spectral Patron’s Uppercut damage reduced by 20%.
      • [With realm restarts] Phantom Crew’s Hammer Down now has a 1.5 second cast time (was instant) and increases damage taken by 25% (was 50%).
      • Resolved an issue that caused Blood Death Knight’s Dancing Rune Weapon to strike unintended targets with Blood Boil through floors.
      • The Opera Hall: Beautiful Beast
        • [With realm restarts] Coggleston’s Dent Armor now has a 1.5 second cast time (was instant).
        • [With realm restarts] Silver Fork’s Bloody Jab initial damage reduced by 20%.
      • Maiden of Virtue
        • [With realm restarts] Holy Bulwark absorb reduced by 10%.
      • Attumen the Huntsman
        • [With realm restarts] Intangible Presence damage reduced by 50%.
    • Return to Karazhan: Upper
      • [With realm restarts] Wrathguard Flamebringer’s Cleave and Strike damage reduced by 20%.
      • [With realm restarts] Wrathguard Flamebringer will no longer cast Slide.
      • Shade of Medivh
        • [With realm restarts] Guardian’s Image’s Shimmer damage reduced by 25%.
      • Mana Devourer
        • [With realm restarts] Energy Discharge damage reduced by 30%.
      • Viz’aduum the Watcher
        • Shadow Phlegm damage increased by 150%, travel speed reduced by 100%, and radius reduced to 4 yards (was 6 yards).
    • Tazavesh: Soleah’s Gambit
      • [With realm restarts] Invigorating Fish Stick cast time increased to 2 seconds (was 1.5 seconds).

Items and Rewards

  • [With realm restarts] Enforcer’s Stun Grenade Versatility increased by 96%.
  • [With realm restarts] Fleshrender’s Meathook Intellect increased by 17%.
  • [With realm restarts] Kihra’s Adrenaline Injector Agility increased by 17%.
    • Developers’ note: Updated several Warlords of Draenor Mythic+ trinkets to modern standards.

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