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Patch 5.0.5 hotfixes for September 14

Anne Stickney

Another day, another round of hotfixes for patch 5.0.5. Today's changes, posted by Kaivax on the official site, address some welcome quest and bug fixes. More importantly, a ton of class tweaks have been addressed, including a few fixes that ought to help out players dedicated to PvP.
  • Shadow priests, your Shadow Word: Pain spell will now interrupt flag captures with its initial damage.
  • Mages, your Pyroblast and Combustion should now combine to do the expected amount of damage and critical damage.
  • New worgens, you can breath a sigh of relief. The Banshee Queen's health in the Gilneas starting area has been returned to normal.
  • And if you're headed to Scholomance, Jandice Barov's Gravity Flux and Whirl of Illusion should now work with players' immunity abilities as expected.
Read on for the full list of hotfixes!

September 14
  • General
    • Talents can no longer be removed if they are currently on cooldown.
  • Classes
    • Druid
      • Druids under the effect of Dash no longer gain the Stampeding Roar buff from other Druids.
      • Eclipse should no longer provide bonus damage after it fades.
    • Hunter
      • The Devilsaur Hunter pet ability Terrifying Roar should no longer apply to player pets or guardians.
    • Mage
      • Pyroblast and Combustion should combine to do the expected amount of damage and critical damage.
      • The initial damage of Combustion is now properly affected by Shatter, increasing its crit chance accordingly.
      • Cauterize can now only absorb up to twice the mages's maximum health.
      • Glyphed Inferno Blast should properly apply the Pyromaniac debuff.
    • Paladin
      • Holy Paladins should now get the intended 15% bonus to spell hit.
    • Priest
      • Shadow Word: Pain should now interrupt flag captures and other similar processes with its initial damage (but not it's periodic damage over time).
    • Rogue
      • Crimson Tempest should now stack correctly with Sanguinary Veins and Mastery: Executioner.
      • Cheat Death can now only absorb up to twice the rogue's maximum health.
    • Warlock
      • Shadowburn should always return a Burning Ember when it instantly kills the warlock's target.
      • Soul Leech now causes Fel Flame to heal the Warlock for 10% of damage dealt in all three specs.
      • Fel Armor now increases Warlock's health by 10%.
  • Dungeons and Raids
    • Scholomance
      • Janice Barov's Gravity Flux and Whirl of Illusion should now interact with players' immunity abilities as expected.
  • Items
    • The level requirement for use of a number of elixirs has been fixed.
  • Quests
    • Players are now able to complete the quest Mimicking Nature's Call by using the Carved Horn near the frozen waterfall in Howling Fjord.
    • The quest objective for Call of Duty should again require that players "Ride the mercenary ship to Vashj'ir".
  • Bug Fixes
    • Level 10 characters logging into patch 5.0.5 for the first time will now learn Control Pet and Control Demon properly.
    • Death Knights advanced via a scroll of resurrection should now receive all level appropriate abilities including Death Gate and the two unique mounts: the Deathcharger and the Winged Steed.
    • In the Gilneas starting area, Lady Sylvanas' health has been returned to normal.

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