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Patch 5.0.5 Hotfixes Compiled


Blizzard have been hotfixing 5.0.5 thick and fast, as you would expect with a huge patch like this that introduces such a lot of additional content. To enable those of us who are so engaged with playing the game that we aren't fully in tune with the hotfixes, Blizzard have provided a compilation post for all the recent fixes.

The main angle for me when reading hotfixes is looking through them and wishing I'd been around to find out about the un-hotfixed bug. Some of them sound so cool, like the stag stacking from just after 5.0.4's release, or Queen Azshara's adds' unreasonably large arcane bomb. Also, the very high-speed chess in Karazhan! That would have been amazing to watch.

In the most recent set, from September 25, what are you looking at that sounds like it would have been fun to witness? I have heard very mixed reports on Drek and Vanndar in Alterac Valley. When I went in there not long ago, they seemed to have very low health, but people on twitter a while back were complaining that they had been boosted to way too high a level and were basically unkillable resulting in resource battles rather than the usual run -- run -- raid boss in Alterac.

Also the hotfix of a cross-realm zone bug where your passenger was dismounted from your flying mount sounds like something I really should have taken advantage of. I, particularly on my paladin, take great pleasure in flying up as high as possible, before right-clicking off my rocket and dropping people for a long parachute ride. Did anyone experience these bugs? And check for the compilation of all the hotfixes so far.

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