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Patch 5.4 hotfixes for November 4

Anne Stickney
November 5, 2013
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A new round of hotfixes for patch 5.4 have been released and posted on the official blog. Today's list includes a ton of tweaks, changes and nerfs to the Siege of Orgrimmar raid on Raid Finder difficulty. All adjustments involving the Siege of Orgrimmar will take a realm restart to take effect.
  • Many of the later bosses and encounters in the Siege of Orgrimmar have had their damage reduced.
  • In the Garrosh Hellscream encounter, Empowered Touch now increases the health of mind controlled players by 50% instead of 100% on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Monks, Dampen Harm should not longer be incorrectly activating from having your health reduced through Void Shift or Spirit Link Totem.
Read on for the full list of hotfixes.


Rygarius

November 4

Classes

  • Monk
    • Windwalker
      • Touch of Karma should no longer incorrectly count drops in health caused by Void Shift or Spirit Link Totem as damage.
    • Talents
      • Dampen Harm should no longer incorrectly activate from having their health reduced through Void Shift or Spirit Link Totem.

Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios

Siege of Orgrimmar
  • Note: All the adjustments below affecting Raid Finder difficulty will require a realm restart to take effect!
  • Galakras
    • Master Cannoneer Dagryn, High Enforcer Thranok, and Lieutenant Krugruk now have less health and deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Dragonmaw Flameslinger's Flame Arrows now deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Dragonmaw Tidal Shaman's Chain Heal now heals for 5% of health (down from 10%) on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Iron Juggernaut
    • Iron Juggernaut now has less health and deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Kor'kron Dark Shaman
    • Earthbreaker Haromm's Froststorm Strike now deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Wavebinder Kardris' Froststorm Bolt and Toxic Tornado now deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • General Nazgrim
    • General Nazgrim's Sundering Blow now has a cap at 4 stacks, allowing him to gain up to a maximum of 25 Rage (50 while in Berserker Stance) on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Kor'kron Arcweavers, Kor'kron Assassins, Kor'kron Ironblades, and Kor'kron Warshamans now have less health and deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Spoils of Pandaria
    • Increased the time available before the defense system fully powers up for each quadrant to 360 seconds (up from 300 seconds) on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Mantid Commanders' Set to Blow ability now deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Siegecrafter Blackfuse
    • Siegecrafter Blackfuse now deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Crawler Mine's Detonate! ability now deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Disassembled weapons now have less health on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Siegecrafter Blackfuse's Electrostatic Charge is now also applied to player controlled pets.
    • Resolved an issue where Blackfuse Sellsword's Envenomed Shadowstep was causing more damage than intended.
  • Paragons of the Klaxxi
    • Hisek the Swarmkeeper's Sonic Resonance should no longer damage players that were also the target of his Aim ability.
  • Garrosh Hellscream
    • Garrosh Hellscream now deals less damage on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Kor'kron Warbringers now have less health on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Farseer Wolf Riders now have less health and their Ancestral Chain Heal heals for 5% of health (down from 10%) on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Minion of Y'Shaarj's Empowering Corruption is now less effective on Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Empowered Touch of Y'Shaarj now increases the health of mind controlled players by 50% (down from a 100% increase) on Raid Finder difficulty.






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