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Patch 4.1 hotfixes for April 29


Hotfixes! Get your hotfixes here! Spicy hot and right off the grill. Don't be shy, ma'am!

Notable changes:
  • Akil'zon, the eagle boss in ZA, will be summoning Amani Kidnappers less frequently, but they have more health.
  • Nitro Boosts won't kill you any more.
  • Satchel of Exotic Mysteries will have a greater chance of dropping a companion pet for players.

Patch 4.1 hotfixes for April 29
  • Some interrupts were still incorrectly missing targets. Wind Shear, Spell Lock, Counterspell, Mind Freeze, and hunter pet abilities Nether Shock and Serenity Dust should no longer miss.
  • Characters who mount up with a pet bar active should no longer lose control of the pet if they dismount while under the effects of any crowd control.
  • Priests
    • Divine Aegis will no longer produce a shield if the full heal that should cause it is absorbed by a death knight's Necrotic Strike.
Dungeons & Raids
  • The Satchel of Exotic Mysteries given to the member(s) of a class role eligible for Dungeon Finder: Call to Arms rewards now has an increased chance of containing a non-combat pet.
  • The Bastion of Twilight
    • The timing between Corrupted Adherent Summons and Cho'gall Fury is consistent with its behavior prior to 4.1.
  • Blackwing Descent
    • Maloriak no longer interrupts his own casts of Arcane Storm by moving mid-cast.
    • Nefarian will no longer stutter step toward his main target.
  • Zul'Aman
    • All non-elite creatures which respawn quickly no longer award loot, reputation, or experience.
    • Akil'zon will summon Amani Kidnappers less frequently, but their health has been increased.
  • Zul'Gurub
    • All non-elite creatures which respawn quickly no longer award loot, reputation, or experience.
    • Gurubashi Villagers and Gurubashi Refugees no longer drop epic loot.
    • Ohgan will no longer fail to target and kill Chained Spirits if he is stunned at certain times.
  • Guilds close to level 25 should correctly receive the realm-first achievement (when applicable), regardless of whether or not contributing members recently transferred to the realm.
  • Players are no longer able to purchase any of the city reputation satchels without having the required reputation.
  • Engineering
    • Nitro Boosts now do 80% of the engineer's health in damage over 8 seconds when they fail due to a Rocket Fuel Leak, down from 120%.
Quests & Creatures
  • NPCs should be a little less talkative when interacted with. They were saying their lines on virtually every interaction (buying, selling, etc.).
  • Mount Hyjal
    • Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem is no longer incorrectly visible at the Shrine of Malorne after players complete the quest Firefight while on the quest Aessina's Miracle.
    • Players should again be able to successfully complete the quest The Firelord.
  • Rise of the Zandalari
    • The quest Bwemba's Spirit should no longer complete prematurely for select players when others nearby start the quest event with their spirit version of Bwemba.

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