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Patch 4.1 hotfixes for April 27

Anne Stickney

We've got a new list of hotfixes this evening from Community Manager Zarhym, fresh off the official Warcraft blog. Today's list of hotfixes addresses a few issues with Zul'Gurub and Zul'Aman, a welcome tweak to conquest point accumulation and a few class tweaks as well.
  • In Zul'Aman, the range on Amani'shi Flame Caster's Fireball Volley has been reduced to 35 yards.
  • In Zul'Gurub, High Priest Venoxis' Toxic Link now has a 100-yard range, instead of being infinite.
  • BoE items obtained in Zul'Gurub can now be mailed, traded, sold, and bought back as intended.
  • Players will now receive 180 conquest points for an Arena win up to the weekly cap and 400 conquest points for a rated battleground win up to the weekly cap.
Follow after the break for the full list of hotfixes.

  • General
    • Disconnecting immediately after dying no longer causes players to lack a Release Spirit button upon logging back in.
  • Classes
    • Spells or talents which provide pushback protection should now be functioning correctly (i.e. Burning Soul for mages or Suppression for warlocks).
    • Druids
      • Predator's Swiftness being active will no longer prevent Omen of Clarity Clearcasting from being consumed when it should be.
    • Hunters
      • Marked for Death is now applied properly to the target of Arcane Shot or Chimera Shot, allowing for focus macros (i.e. /cast [@focus] Chimera Shot) to apply Marked for Death to the focused target and not the primary target.
      • The Recluse Hatchling can correctly be targeted, attacked, and killed by players and NPCs after being tamed.
      • Serpent Spread was only affecting targets closer than 38 yards to the hunter. It now affects all targets hit by Multi-Shot.
    • Priests
      • Holy Word: Sanctuary should now properly benefit from Echo of Light.
    • Warlocks
      • Dark Intent no longer incorrectly procs off critical direct damage spells. It still functions correctly on damage- and heal-over-time critical hits for both the warlock and the target of Dark Intent.
  • Dungeons & Raids
    • Blackwing Descent
      • Obnoxious Fiends should no longer despawn erratically during the Atramedes encounter. Their behavior is now only appropriately obnoxious.
      • Summoning combat pets/guardians should no longer cause any issues with the Omnotron Defense System golems becoming activated.
      • Poison Bombs that Toxitron summons correctly prioritize ranged targets over melee targets first.
    • Zul'Aman
      • The range on Amani'shi Flame Caster's Fireball Volley has been reduced to 35 yards (the tooltip still says 40 yards) and should no longer pull additional creatures when used by a player.
    • Zul'Gurub
      • Gub will no longer cast Knock Away, as he was evading when knocking the tank into unfortunate locations.
      • Toxic Link (High Priest Venoxis) now has a 100-yard range, down from infinity.
      • Zul'Gurub Bind on Equip items can correctly be mailed, traded, sold, and bought back.
  • Items
    • Flask of Battle should now correctly grant 450 base Stamina.
    • Pygmy Oil should correctly be turning players into gnomes, not funky error cubes.
    • Trinket procs should no longer persist indefinitely.
    • Zul'Gurub Bind on Equip items can correctly be mailed, traded, sold, and bought back.
  • PvP
    • Players are now awarded 180 Conquest Points for an Arena win up to the weekly cap, up from 135, and 400 Conquest Points for a Rated Battleground win up to the weekly cap, up from 335, regardless of rating or matchup. More information can be found here.
    • Tol Barad
      • Attempting to use the "Have Group, Will Travel" guild perk while the Battle for Tol Barad is in progress will now provide an error that states "You can't use that here." After a battle concludes, the guild perk works as intended and summons party members to the caster's location.
  • User Interface
    • A bug was causing the addon chat filtering feature to not allow registered addon messages to come through. Addon chat filtering has been temporarily disabled and restored to 4.0.6 functionality.

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