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Patch 2.3.2

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Patch 2.3.2
Release date (US) 8 January 2008
Version 7741
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Highlights & notes
  • Lots of bug fixes
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This is information about Patch 2.3.2.

General

  • /timetest is a command that can be run to provide information on game performance. /timetest 0 turns the command off. When the command is issued, the next time a player uses a flight master to travel, certain statistics will be measured and displayed at the end of that flight. All weather effects and spawns are shutdown during the test.
  • Effects triggered from being critically hit: Many abilities and talents were changed in 2.3.0 to allow them to trigger from critical strikes that occurred while the player benefiting from them was sitting.
  • Quest givers with blue question marks no longer show up on the minimap.
  • NPC's who you have completed a quest for will display a question mark on mouseover rather than an exclamation point.
  • The bank controls for the guildmaster level of a guild is now grayed out. A guildmaster always has full access to a guild bank and this cannot be changed.
  • A "Withdraw-Repair Only" button has been added to the guild bank controls. If this is set for a guild rank, then that rank cannot actually withdraw funds from the guild bank, but they can still use that daily amount of money for repairs.
  • You will now automatically stand up when attacked, even if the attack doesn't land.
  • Reduced network latency by disabling the Nagle algorithm.

Druids

  • [Lifebloom]: When this ability is refreshed it will take on the strength of the incoming Lifebloom effect, rather than maintain the existing strength.
  • Ravage (All Ranks) - Damage changed from 350% to 385%

Hunters

Mages

  • [Cold Snap] (Frost) cooldown reduced. It is now in the [Ice Block] position in the talent tree. This ability will no longer reset the cooldown on [Fire Ward].
  • [Conjure Mana Gem] mana restore variance substantially reduced, (Rank 5 - Emerald) now restores 2340 to 2460 mana and has three charges.
  • [Ice Block] (Frost) is now available on the trainer to all mages at level 30.
  • [Icy Veins] (NEW Frost Talent) decreases casting time of all spells by 20% and increases the chance your chilling effects will freeze the target by 10%. Lasts 20 sec. 3 min cooldown. It is now in the Cold Snap position in the talent tree.

Paladins

  • [Crusader Strike] (Retribution) now causes 110% of weapon damage and no longer gains any bonus from spell damage.
  • [Righteous Fury]: This spell will no longer cost twice the listed mana to cast.
  • Sanctified Judgements (Retribution) now returns 80% of the Seal's mana cost, increased from 50%.

Rogues

  • [Ambush]: The damage multiplier on this ability has been increased from 250% to 275%.
  • [Cheat Death]: When multiple attacks land simultaneously, all those resolved after the attack which triggered Cheat Death will now have their damage reduced by 90% as intended. However, the combat log will still report them doing full damage.
  • [Hemorrhage]: Rank 4 of this ability no longer has its charges consumed by non-physical attacks and spells.
  • [Hemorrhage]: Weapon damage reduced from 125% to 110%, but the damage debuff has been increased.
  • [Hemorrhage]: This ability now correctly does additional damage when its debuff has already been applied.
  • [Preparation] now resets the cooldown of Shadowstep and no longer resets the cooldown of [Adrenaline Rush].
  • [Shadowstep] now adds a 3 second, 70% movement speed increase.
  • [Sinister Calling] now also increases the percentage damage bonus of [Hemorrhage] and [Backstab] by 2/4/6/8/10%.

Shaman

Warlock

  • The health cost taken from the Warlock after using [Health Funnel] will now remain consistent between uses.

Warrior

  • [Defiance]: The expertise granted by this talent now works properly in all stances.
  • Warriors no longer lose rage when using a macro to enter a stance they're already in.

Professions

Alchemy

  • Fixed an issue with Transmute Mastery where the proc rate was lower than intended.

Cooking

Enchanting

Leatherworking

  • Increased the range of leatherworking drums to 40 yards.  [Drums of Panic] remains unchanged at 8 yards.

Items

Dungeons and Raids

Heroic Coilfang Resevoir — Steamvault

  • Combat Mekgineer Steamrigger's Main Chambers Access Panel is no longer interactable until Mekgineer Steamrigger has been killed.

Tempest Keep — The Eye

Zul'Aman

  • The Combat Amani'shi Warrior's Charge ability now has a minimum range.
  • The melee haste provided by Combat Halazzi's Frenzy has been reduced to 100%.
  • Dragonhawks in Zul'Aman can now be skinned. This doesn't include dragonhawks that do not have loot.

Quests

  • Blade's Edge Mountains: Players accepting the bombing run quests in Blade's Edge Plateaus will no longer cause other players in the region to stand up.

User Interface

  • There is now an option to turn off the screen edge damage flash when you have a fullscreen UI up.
  • You can sell stacks by dropping them on the merchant window again.
  • Ready check (/readycheck) will now display a visual display of each party/raid member's status next to their name. This will display in the Party UI, the Raid UI and the Raid pullout UI. A player will get a check mark if they are ready, a question mark if they have not replied and a red X if they are not ready or are afk.
  • You can now see raid members on the minimap as dark blue dots in addition to party members which still display as light blue dots.
  • You can now shift click names while the petition window is open to paste them into the petition.
  • Fixed various problems with /castsequence getting stuck.
  • /cast will toggle spells again unless the name is prefixed with an exclamation mark, e.g. /castsequence Steady Shot, !Auto Shot

Bug Fixes

  • Characters may now possess up to five [Paper Flying Machines] in a single stack.
  • Fixed "Spell/Ability is not ready yet" message when clicking quickly at the beginning of a cast.
  • Fixed a server disconnect when moving the mouse over recipes in the guild bank.
  •  [Gnomish Universal Remote] will now work properly with the Combat Fel Cannon.
  • Disconnecting a USB HeadSet will no longer cause problems with the Voice Chat dropdown menus.
  • [Clockwork Rocket Bots] will no longer attack each other in Shattrath City.
  • Channel changes will now appear properly in the chat log after zoning in or out of instances.
  • Unplugging headphones/speakers then plugging them back in while in WoW no longer disables all sound in WoW
  • If the original owner of a custom channel gives leadership away their options menu will no longer show that they have moderation privileges.
  • The first custom created guild ranking will now properly show up in the Guild Control pane drop down menu.
  • Control-clicking on inventory items that teach recipes will now properly display you wearing the item made by the recipe in the dressing room UI.
  • Fixed an issue that was not allowing all charges of a [Field Repair Bot] to be used.
  • Creatures with random player targeting crowd control abilities such as [Fear], charm, or sleep will now properly choose a random eligible target rather than just choosing the nearest eligible target.
  • The various Hallow's End broom mounts now have their proper real-time (rather than game-time) duration of 14 days.
  • Tricky Treats now have their proper real-time (rather than game-time) duration of 24 hours.