World of Warcraft: Hotfixes December 9, 2020

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 


DECEMBER 9, 2020


  • Hunter
    • Survival
      • Resolved an issue that could cause Wildfire Bomb to deal more damage than intended to targets that were falling.
  • Monk
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Tear of Morning (Legendary Effect) would cause the replicated Enveloping Mist to cast Gust of Mists.
    • Brewmaster
      • Fixed an issue that caused the Stagger passive to not apply to the character when switching specializations while in Soulshape (Night Fae Ability).
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • Resolved an issue that prevented Doomblade (Legendary Effect) from working in Rated Battlegrounds and Arenas.


  • Kyrian
    • Fixed an issue where Kyrian players who had finished Chapter 3 of their campaign could float on top of the Crest of Ascension, and could see players from a previous state as if they were floating. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos has applied a new invention to prevent this from occurring.
    • Energy Core and Forgeflame from the Eternal Forge in Bastion can no longer be used outside of the area.
    • Fixed an issue where player pets would display as if they were floating above the Crest of Ascension for Kyrian players who had finished Chapter 3 of their campaign.
    • Fixed additional issues causing Kyrian players with the Unburden effect to encounter issues when using a flight path.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Corrected the back seats of the Revendreth Carriages so players are no longer hovering in the wrong direction when riding in back.
  • Valfir the Unrelenting has taken a break and will only spawn if anima is sent to Tirna Scithe.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Castle Nathria
    • Huntsman Altimor
      • Resolved an issue that caused Sinseeker’s damage over time to scale too aggressively with raid size on all difficulties.
      • Sinseeker’s cast time increased to 5.5 seconds on all difficulties (was 4 seconds).
      • Devour Soul buff reduced to 100% on Normal difficulty and 150% on Heroic difficulty (was 200%).
      • Devour Soul duration decreased to 30 seconds in Normal and Heroic difficulties (was 60 seconds).
    • Hungering Destroyer
      • Hungering Destroyer will now target up to 1 fewer player when casting Gluttonous Miasma on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • The cast time of Hungering Destroyer's Volatile Ejection has been increased to 4.5 seconds on Normal difficulty (was 4 seconds).
    • Lady Inerva Darkvein
      • Harnessed Specters should be less prone to using Condemn while a tank is engaged with them.
    • Sun King’s Salvation
      • Soul Pedestal healing substantially increased on all difficulties.
      • Enemies in this encounter now berserk after 14 minutes on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Rockbound Vanquisher's Concussive Smash damage reduced by 15% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Bleakwing Assassin's Crimson Flurry initial damage and damage over time reduced by 15% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Shade of Kael'thas's Ember Blast reduced by 20% on Normal and Heroic difficulties.
      • Fixed an issue where the Shade of Kael'thas could fail to disappear when defeated.
    • Artificer Xy’Mox
      • Glyph of Destruction periodic damage over time reduced by 50% on Normal difficulty.
      • Rift Blast cast time increased to 3.75 seconds on Normal difficulty (was 3 seconds).
      • Rift Blast damage reduced by 18% on Normal difficulty.
      • Fleeting Spirit now summons 2 spirits in a 10 person raid, scaling with raid size to up to 6 spirits on all difficulties.
      • Limited the number of healing specialized players that can be targeted by Fleeting Spirits on all difficulties.
      • Seeds of Extinction cast time of Extinction increased by 2 seconds on Normal difficulty.
    • Sludgefist
      • Fixed an issue where Hateful Gaze would sometimes not cast immediately when Sludgefist hits 100 rage.
  • Halls of Atonement
    • High Adjudicator Aleez
      • Resolved an issue where High Adjudicator Aleez's mirror teleporters functioned prior to her being defeated.
  • Necrotic Wake
    • A Winged Champion will now appear to teleport players to the Stitchwerks once the dungeon has been completed on Mythic Keystone difficulty.
  • Plaguefall
    • Slime tentacles no longer continue to cast Vile Spit while banished.
    • Using Banish while in the Crushing Embrace of a Slime Tentacle within Plaguefall will now release you.
    • Resolved an issue where Margrave Stradama's Plague Crash is affecting players in unintended locations.

Items and Rewards

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Extinguished Soul Anima from Castle Nathria to grant excessive credit for Anima-collection quest progress.
  • Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect should now show up in the correct slot filter in the Auction House.
  • The Heart of Azeroth should no longer grant bonus threat to tanks in Shadowlands areas.
  • Gluttonous Spike will no longer drop for Holy Paladins.

Player versus Player

  • Zo'sorg and his business associates now offer a quest for rated PvP.


  • Threads of Fate
    • Threads of Fate players will now see the anima engorged Maw as a result of the ending of Revendreth's storyline.
  • Bastion
    • Fixed an issue during the quest "You Go First" where the Chamber Incense Burner could fail to spawn.

Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Empowered Coldheart creatures no longer cast Fallen Armaments or Dark Fortress.
  • Empowered Coldheart Agents cast Shadow Spear less frequently.
  • Monk
    • Anima Powers
      • Fae Aftershock (Night Fae) now deals damage correctly for Windwalker Monks.
      • Fae Aftershock (Night Fae) now deals damage every 2 seconds for 10 seconds (was a 2 second duration).

User Interface

  • All Shadowlands dungeon and raid entrances are now visible on the map, regardless if their locations have yet to be discovered.

World Quests

  • Players who disconnect during the Bastion World Quest "Flight School: Flapping Frenzy" will now be placed at the quest start on login.

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020