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WoW Archivist: 2.2 patch notes, part 2

Scott Andrews

World of Warcraft patch 2.2 (continued)

World Environment

  • The following old-world factions have had their acquisition rate significantly increased: Cenarion Circle, Argent Dawn, Timbermaw Hold.
  • If you get a positive reputation from combat you also get the corresponding opposite reputation reduction.
  • Adjusted Yowler's level to 20 (from 25).
  • Adjusted the level of Redridge Bashers and Alphas.
  • Arcane Missiles: When cast by creatures, this spell will now properly cause activation of pets set to defensive mode.
  • Azuregos: The tooltip on this creature's Frost Breath now correctly indicates Frozen rather than impairing movement.
  • Chieftain Mummaki: This creature can now be pickpocketed.
  • Crypt Fiends around Azeroth and at Hyjal Summit are now more totem friendly.
  • Doctor Maleficus: This creature can now be pickpocketed.
  • Dragonmaw Peon: The creature now has the correct pickpocket loot.
  • Fel Corrupters in Blade's Edge Mountain are now less potent.
  • Fixed an improper dialog option on Carolyn Ward, a Rogue Trainer in Undercity, when the player's Lockpicking was 300-324.
  • Highlord Mastrogonde: This creature now always drops at least a good quality item.
  • Kataru: The totem cast by this creature will now be treated as a totem, rather than as a creature.
  • Markaru: This creature is now skinnable.
  • Minor Fairbreeze Village fixes: The general goods vendor was moved from home to the lower inn, the pet vendor was moved from the upper inn to home, the upper inn is now flagged as an inn.
  • Mo'arg Doomsmith: This creature now drops Marks of Sargeras rather than Marks of Kil'jaeden.
  • Monstrous Kaliri: This creature now has loot and will give reputation.
  • Quest target Fel Spirits are now considered undead.
  • Vindicator Aeus in the Aldor bank is no longer attackable by players who are members of the Scryer faction.
  • Sethekk Ravenguard: The Howling Screech from this creature is now properly considered a Snare, and is clearable by Escape Artist and other abilities that remove Snares.
  • Skettis Windwalker: The Cyclone effect from this creature can now be cleared by PvP trinkets and Bestial Wrath/The Beast Within.
  • Skulloc Soulgrinder in Blade's Edge now correctly summons Sundered Ghosts to aid him in battle.
  • Void Reaver: The Arcane Orb ability used by this creature will now correctly Daze players affected by Aspect of the Pack or Aspect of the Cheetah.
  • Void Terror: This creature is now skinnable.
  • Wyrmcult Blackwhelp: This creature now can be skinned but can no longer be pickpocketed.
  • Blackrock Spire: The gems for the Seal of Ascension are now a 100% drop from Overlord Wyrmthalak, War Master Voone and Highlord Omokk.
  • Wailing Caverns: The Druids of the Talon will no longer permanently flee.
  • Blackfathom Deeps: Several creatures will no longer permanently flee.
  • Temple of Atal'Hakkar: Several creatures will no longer permanently flee.
  • Additional graphic optimization utilizing AltiVec for PowerPC-Mac and SSE for Intel-Mac. This provides some performance benefit on systems where vertex animation shaders are either unavailable or disabled (recommended on systems with Intel integrated video).
  • Mac Options dialog has been added to the primary options panel. This dialog offers configuration options for any features that are presently unique to the Mac client, such as iTunes Remote and Movie Capture.
  • New iTunes Remote configuration options have been added to the Mac Options panel.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed problem where players could be disconnected by clicking on an item link in cross-server battlegrounds.
  • Pets will no longer chase players that Vanish.
  • Pets no longer follow enemies after being revived.
  • Stacked items will no longer disappear from a player's inventory when zoning multiple times.
  • The WoW client on Windows no longer defaults to 800x600 video resolution if the WoW resolution is higher than the desktop resolution when going from fullscreen mode to windowed mode.
  • The Temple Concubine's polymorph no longer has the pig icon appearing when it sheeps a player but now shows the proper sheep icon.
  • Players using ranged attacks while under the shapeshift effects of Torment of the Worgen, will now play attack animations
  • The Toxic Spore Bats in the Lady Vashj encounter will now properly despawn if the raid party wipes.
  • Toxic Spores in the Lady Vashj encounter can no longer kill phase shifted imps.
  • Anzu can no longer be kited far from his spawn point and will properly leash.
  • The Doomguard Punisher will no longer hit players not involved in the Legion Ring Event.
  • Dressing room models for females are now showing the correct head when transformed into a Fel Orc via the Dragonmaw Illusion.
  • The trash pulls in the Grand Promenade will now shut off after the Blood Elf Council are killed.
  • Players can now accept daily quests even after their daily quest limit has been reached.

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