The latest round of hotfixes includes Season 4 Mythic+ dungeon nerfs, Survival Hunter buffs, and Destruction Warlock AoE nerfs that will go live with this week’s maintenance.



AUGUST 8, 2022




[With realm restarts] (4) Set Bonus: Mad Bombardier damage bonus has been reduced to 50% (was 70%).

[With realm restarts] Mongoose Bite damage increased by 20%. This change does not apply to PvP.

[With realm restarts] Raptor Strike damage increased by 20%. This change does not apply to PvP.

[With realm restarts] Serpent Sting damage increased by 20%. This change does not apply to PvP.

[With realm restarts] Kill Command damage increased by 20%. This change does not apply to PvP.

[With realm restarts] Fixed an issue where Raptor Strike was dealing less damage than intended while Aspect of the Eagle was active.

Developers’ note: The Survival Hunter Mad Bombardier 4-piece set bonus is still causing Survival Hunters to over perform in multi-target situations. We’re lowering the effectiveness of the 4-piece bonus while also increasing the damage of your single target abilities to offset this loss of damage against a single target.



[With realm restarts] Rain of Fire damage reduced by 20%.

[With realm restarts] Infernal’s Immolation Aura reduced by 20%.

Developers’ note: We’re still seeing Destruction excel in multi-target situations. We’re applying additional changes here to stabilize their throughput when scaling with high target counts.

Dungeons and Raids


Fixed an issue that caused listed Grimrail Depot and Iron Docks keystones to not appear in the Group Finder UI when searching by keystone level.



[With realm restarts] Zul’gamux now casts Blood Barrier less often.

[With realm restarts] Zul’gamux has found a new location to hide in Return to Karazhan: Upper.

Grimrail Depot

[With realm restarts] Grom’kar Far Seer’s Storm Shield can now be purged.

[With realm restarts] Grom’kar Cinderseer will no longer cast Lava Wreath.

Railmaster Rocketspark

[With realm restarts] Borka the Brute’s Mad Dash damage reduced by 30%.

Skylord Tovra

[With realm restarts] Thunderous Breath initial damage reduced by 25%.

Iron Docks

Fleshrender Nok’gar

[With realm restarts] Dreadfang’s Shredding Swipes should no longer hit players multiple times.


[With realm restarts] Feeding Frenzy now requires Oshir to suffer 5% damage to be interrupted (was 8%).


[With realm restarts] Skulloc’s melee damage reduced by 15%.

[With realm restarts] Koramar will no longer cast Shattering Blade.

Return to Karazhan: Lower

[With realm restarts] Ghostly Philanthropist will no longer cast Throw Coin.

[With realm restarts] Gang Ruffian’s Poisonous Shank damage reduced by 30%.

The Opera Hall: Wikket

[With realm restarts] Winged Assistant health reduced by 30%.


[With realm restarts] Moroes’ Garrote duration reduced to 1 minute (was permanent).

[With realm restarts] Moroes’ Dinner Party effect now increases the damage and attack speed of nearby dinner guests by 50% (was 100%).

Return to Karazhan: Upper

Shade of Medivh

[With realm restarts] Flame Wreath damage reduced by 30%.

Items and Rewards

Fixed an issue causing the Great Vault to display the wrong item level for upcoming rewards.