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World of Warcraft Patch 4.3 Overview - Page 3

Updated Tue, Nov 15, 2011 by Mem

Patch 4.3 Dungeons & Raids

While there are many new instances coming to World of Warcraft in Patch 4.3 there are a few changes coming to older instances as well:

Dungeon Finder
  • Those hard-core instancers among us will be pleased to find that they will no longer be locked out of an instance once they have queued up for the random Heroic version of it via the Dungeon Finder.
Ruins of Ahn’qiraj
  • Still love to travel into the Ruins of Ahn’qiraj? Now players who venture into this instance will find that bosses will drop a Scarab Coffer Key which can be used to open the Scarab Coffers found throughout the instance. Be sure to open the coffers promptly though as the keys will vanish after 17 hours.
Zul’Gurub and Zul’Aman
  • In every patch its inevitable that at least one instance gets nerfed, so its no surprise that two instances will be seeing the nerf stick in Patch 4.3. In Zul’Gurub players will need only kill two of the four initial bosses to face Jin’do, while the same holds true in Zul’Aman where players will only need to kill two of the four avatars before they can face Hex Lord Malacrass.

Patch 4.3 User Interface

Players will be able to see quest zone areas via the mini-map in Patch 4.3.
  • Archaeology areas of interest will now show on the player’s mini-map in Patch 4.3.
  • The ability to search your bags, bank, guild bank, and Void Storage has been added in Patch 4.3.
  • The Reforging Interface has been improved.
  • Quest Tracking areas now appear on the player’s mini-map.
  • In patch 4.3 the World Map will show the character levels appropriate for each zone.
  • A button to promote all raid members to raid assistants has been added in Patch 4.3.
  • New rotation, zoom, and pan controls are available in Patch 4.3.
  • Players can unlearn profession specializations without unlearning the entire profession.
  • Players may interact with NPCs, game objects, and corpses with left and right clicks in Patch 4.3.

Patch 4.3 Guides


Feel free to share your thoughts on the changes coming in Patch 4.3 in the comments section below, or if your looking to do some more in depth reading head over to page four for the complete set of Patch 4.3 notes.


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