Many people, including yours truly, was scratching their head in disblief this morning when the official patch notes for 3.0.2 looked rather off. There were spells and abilities missing, talents not enumerated, and generally the notes looked as if they were lifted from a version of the game done a few weeks ago.

Apparently this was intentional.

Ghostcrawler made a post moments ago stating that patch 3.0.2 does not have all the class changes in it. In particular, "those that affect high level abilities" and some more recent changes are not included. He goes on to say that people will get them before November 13th.

Bornakk has confirmed Ghostcrawler's post applies to the retail non-beta / non-ptr version of WoW.

Ghostcrawler makes a additional point of talking about this change being due to the fact that the game and patch was balanced at 80, and not so much at 70. He mentions that there will be a need to potentially hotfix issues right away.

Finally, Ghostcrawler make note that the game will "start feeling a little more normal again when Lich King ships." He asks us to be "a little patient and understanding" as this process finishes.

These statements apply to patch 3.0.2 which went live today.
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