Patch 3.1.1a – Minor Hotfixes 4-30-09

Blizzard deployed various hotfixes yesterday to Ulduar, the Argent Tournament and some class hotfixes: Warlocks, Priests and Rogues.

Blizzard Quote:
  • Mimiron should no longer continue to cast Heat Wave after phase 2 is completed.
  • Players who are Champions of Exodar should now display the appropriate Exodar banner.
  • The Pollinate spell cast by the Forest Swarmer inside of the Conservatory of Life in Ulduar should no longer be spell stealable.
  • The Warlock ability Nether Protection will reduce spell damage by 30% instead of 60%.
  • If a player loses their Orphan Whistle at any time during the in-game Children’s Week event they can speak to a Matron in cities to receive a replacement.
  • The NPCs in the Hodir encounter will now cast Storm Power and Toasty Fire more quickly after being freed from Flash Freeze at the start of the encounter. Toasty Fire will also be cast more consistently throughout the fight.
  • Blind (Rogue) is now in the same diminishing returns category as Fear effects, but no longer shares diminishing returns with Cyclone (Druid).
  • The Warlock ability Death Coil now heals you for 300% of the damage done, up from 100%.
  • Mana Burn has been reduced to 10% mana burned (up to a maximum of 20% of the Priests mana), down from 13% (max 26%).
  • Mana Burn now causes Fear, Hex and Psychic Scream to break early when used.
  • Players can now obtain another orphan whistle from an orphan matron, even if they have completed all the associated orphan’s quests.

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