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This article lists all of '''Patch 3.1.0's undocumented changes'''.
 
This article lists all of '''Patch 3.1.0's undocumented changes'''.
 
 
See the [[Patch 3.1.0|main article]] for the official list of documented changes.
 
See the [[Patch 3.1.0|main article]] for the official list of documented changes.
   
== Class changes ==
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== General ==
Taken from MMO-Champion.<ref name="mmo-ptr">MMO-Champion (24-02-2009). [http://www.mmo-champion.com/index.php?topic=40602.0 PTR 3.0.1 - Patch Notes]. Retrieved on February 24 2009.</ref>
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* Creature armor has been globally reduced so that debuffed targets should take about the same damage from physical attacks that they did before this change.<ref name="classHL"/>
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* [[DoT]] spells that land a [[critical hit]] will be reduced with [[resilience]] like a normal (non-DoT) spell. The damage will be reduced from the ''critical hit,'' but not from the DoT effect. <ref name="dotCrit">{{ref web
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|url = http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=15230880048&pageNo=3&sid=1#59
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|title = <nowiki>[Math]</nowiki> 3.1 Pandemic in PvP
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|accessdate = 2009-06-12
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|author = {{Blizz}} [[Ghostcrawler]]
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|date = 02/24/2009 10:48:18 PM PST
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|archiveurl=http://blue.mmo-champion.com/28/15230880048-math-31-pandemic-in-pvp-934-nerf.html
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|archivedate=2009-02-27}}</ref>
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* [[DoT]] crits will "likely" be raised to a 200% crit bonus, up from the 150% currently. <ref name="dotCrit" />
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== Achievements ==
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* A large number of achievements have been given new icons. Most include but are not limited to; Classic Dungeons, Burning Crusade Dungeons, Fishing, and Holiday Meta Achievements.
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* Additional achievements have been released for the spring-time [[world event]], [[Noble Garden]]. <ref name="worldOfRaids"/>
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* {{achievement|Be Mine}} will require only six of the eight candies and will retroactively be awarded to players who retrieved six candies during the 2009 [[Love is in the Air]] event. <ref name="beMine">{{Ref web
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|url=http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=15211809171&pageNo=1&sid=1#6
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|author={{Blizz}} [[Zarhym]]
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|title=Re: PTR: "You have earned the title Lovefool"
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|accessdate=2009-06-12
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|date=2009-02-25
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|archiveurl=http://blue.mmo-champion.com/1/15211809171-ptr-you-have-earned-the-title-lovefool.html
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|archivedate=2009-02-25}}</ref>
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* {{Achievement|Dreadsteed of Xoroth}} is a new [[Feat of Strength]] achievement granted to warlocks who completed the [[Dreadsteed]] quest chain.
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* {{achievement|Glory of the Raider (10 player)|Glory of the Raider}} will no longer reward {{loot|epic|Plagued Proto-Drake}}. <ref name="AchieveMount">{{ref web
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|url = http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=15443184457&sid=
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|title = Upcoming Glory of the Raider Reward Changes
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|accessdate = 26 February 2009
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|author = {{Blizz}} [[Bornakk]]
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|date = 02/26/2009 04:37:08 PM CST
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|archiveurl=http://blue.mmo-champion.com/12/15443184457-upcoming-glory-of-the-raider-reward-changes.html
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|archivedate=2009-02-26}}</ref>
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* {{achievementlong|Glory of the Raider (25 player)|Heroic: Glory of the Raider}} will no longer reward {{loot|epic|Black Proto-Drake}}.<ref name="AchieveMount"/>
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* {{achievement|Hot Hot Hot Streak}} and the associated title {{title|[[Title#Wrath_of_the_Lich_King|The Flawless Victor]]}} have been removed.<ref name="hotHotHotStreak">{{Ref web
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|url=http://www.wowinsider.com/2009/04/16/flawless-victor-title-removed-in-patch-3-1/
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|title=Flawless Victor title removed in Patch 3.1"
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|accessdate=2009-04-16
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|date=2009-04-16}}</ref>
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* {{Achievement|Insane in the Membrane}} is a new [[reputation]]-based [[Feat of Strength]] achievement, awarding the new title {{title|The Insane}}.<ref name="worldOfRaids"/>
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* {{Achievement|Master of Wintergrasp}}, removed criteria to obtain a {{item|icon=|Reins of the Grand Black War Mammoth (Horde)|Grand Black War Mammoth}} and created a [[Feat of Strength]] achievement instead, {{achievement|Grand Black War Mammoth}}.
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* {{Achievement|Once an Orphan...}} has been removed from the game.
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* {{achievement|Pest Control}}: [[Squirrel]]s have been added to the list of pests which must be killed for this achievement.
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* {{achievement|Swift Flight Form (achievement)|Swift Flight Form}}, a new [[Feat of Strength]] achievement is awarded to all druids that have completed the [[Swift Flight Form quest chain]], {{questlong|neutral|70 D|Vanquish the Raven God}}
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== PvP ==
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* The vendors in the [[Hall of Legends]] and [[Champions' Hall]] sell level 70 items once again. The level 80 vendors have been removed.<ref name="worldOfRaids">{{ref web
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|url = http://www.worldofraids.com/news/480-mount-screenshots-argent-tournament-details-3-1-compilation-updates.html
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|title = Mount Screenshots, Argent Tournament Details, 3.1 Compilation Updates
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|accessdate = 26 February 2009
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|author = Kody
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|date = February 25, 2009 04:33 PM PST
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|publisher = World of Raids
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}}</ref>
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*[[Knight Dameron]] and [[Stone Guard Mukar]] now offer [[iLevel]] 213 waist and chest items for {{item|icon=|Wintergrasp Mark of Honor|Wintergrasp Marks of Honor}}
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* [[Lake Wintergrasp]] now displays the time remaining until the next battle on the map.<ref name="worldOfRaids"/>
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* [[Essence of Wintergrasp]] has a new icon.
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* The hole in the floor in the [[Sunreaver's Sanctuary]] PvP hall containing portals to [[Arathi Basin]] and [[Eye of the Storm]] has been covered over.
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== Classes ==
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Below is a listing of changes to the [[tooltip]]s of [[talent]]s and [[skill]]s for each class. Please note that these may conflict with the official patch notes.<ref name="mmoChamp">{{ref web
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|url = http://www.mmo-champion.com/index.php?topic=40602.0
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|title = PTR 3.1.0 - Patch Notes
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|accessdate = 26 February 2009
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|author = Boubouille
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|date = February 24, 2009, 06:54:25 AM
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|publisher = MMO Champion
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}}</ref>
   
 
=== Death knight ===
 
=== Death knight ===
* [[Blood Strike]] now instantly strikes the enemy, causing 40% weapon damage plus 305.6, increased by 12.5% per disease on the target at rank 6. (Previously caused 50% weapon damage plus 191, and an additional 95.5 bonus damage per disease)
 
* [[Heart Strike]] now instantly strikes the target and his nearest ally, causing 50% weapon damage plus 368, increased by 10% per disease on the target at rank 6. (Previously caused 60% weapon damage plus 220.8, and an additional 110.4 bonus damage per disease)
 
* Heart Strike now strikes the target and his nearest ally, causing 50% weapon damage plus 125, increased by 10% per disease on the target.
 
* [[Might of Mograine]] now increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Blood Boil, Blood Strike, [[Death Strike]], Heart Strike, and [[Obliterate]] abilities by 10/20/30%. (Previously was 15/30/45%)
 
* [[Unbreakable Armor]] now reinforces your armor with a thick coat of ice, reducing physical damage from all attacks by 0.05 and increasing your strength by 25% for 20 sec. The amount of damage reduced increases as your armor increases. (Previously just increased armor by 25%, strength by 10%, and parry by 5%)
 
 
* [[Chill of the Grave]] moved from tier 5 to tier 4.
 
* [[Chill of the Grave]] moved from tier 5 to tier 4.
* [[Runic Power Mastery]] moved to tier 1 and is now a 2 point talent. Increases your maximum runic power by 15/30. (Previously 3 point talent that increased runic power by 10/20/30)
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* [[Morbidity]] moved from tier 1 to tier 2.
* [[Anti-Magic Zone]] no longer requires a rune to activate.
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* [[Rune Tap]] No longer gives the caster 10 runic power.
* [[Master of Ghouls]] moved from tier 6 to tier 4.
 
* [[Shadow of Death]] removed from the game.
 
 
* [[Virulence]] moved from tier 2 to tier 1.
 
* [[Virulence]] moved from tier 2 to tier 1.
* [[Morbidity]] moved from tier 1 to tier 2.
 
* [[Ghoul Frenzy]] (new talent, tier 6, 1 point) - Grants your pet 25% haste for 15 sec and heals it for 30% of its health over the duration. 1 Unholy Rune. 45 Yard range. Channeled. 30 sec cooldown.
 
   
 
=== Druid ===
 
=== Druid ===
* [[Faerie Fire]] now decreases armor by 5% (previously decreased armor by a set amount).
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* [[Cat Form]] has increased sustained (not burst) damaged.<ref name="classHL"/>
* [[Savage Defense]] (new ability), 1 rank, level 40 – Each time you deal a melee critical strike, you gain Savage Defense, reducing the damage taken from the next physical attack that strikes you by 25% of your attack power.
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* [[Survival Instincts]] now works in [[Moonkin Form]].<ref name="classHL"/>
* [[Survival of the Fittest]] now increases your armor contribution from cloth and leather items in [[Bear Form]] and [[Dire Bear Form]] by 11/22/33%, down from 22/44/66%.
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* [[Gift of the Wild]] now works in [[Moonkin Form]]. You no longer auto-unshapeshift.
* [[Predatory Strikes]] now includes [[Moonkin Form]] in its effect.
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* [[Track Humanoids (druid ability) | Track Humanoids]] will now only automatically be activated when not tracking anything else while entering [[Cat Form]].
* [[Improved Regrowth]] renamed to Nature's Bounty. Increases the critical effect chance of your [[Regrowth]] and [[Nourish]] spells by 5/10/15/20/25% (previously increased Regrowth crit by 10/20/30/40/50%).
 
   
 
=== Hunter ===
 
=== Hunter ===
* [[Call Stabled Pet]] (new ability, level 80) - A [[pet]] of your choice busts out of its stable and joins you no matter where you are, replacing your current pet. Cannot be used in combat. Instant. 30 min. cooldown.
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* [[Auto Shot]] now gives 15% haste to all attacks fired by a Hunter.
* [[Kill Shot]] no longer has a minimum range. It can now be used in melee range.
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* [[Explosive Shot]] damage reduced, rank 4 now deals [ 14% of RAP + 386 ] - [ 14% of RAP + 464 ] fire damage. (down from [ 16% of RAP + 428 ] - [ 16% of RAP + 516 ])
* [[Trap Mastery]] is now a 3 point talent (up from 1 point). Increases the duration of [[Frost Trap|Frost]] and [[Freezing Trap]] by 10/20/30%, periodic damage of [[Immolation Trap|Immolation]] and [[Explosive Trap]] by 10/20/30% and number of snakes summoned by [[Snake Trap]] by 30%.
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* [[Pummel (pet)|Pummel]] cooldown has been increased to 30 sec (Up from 10 sec.) and silence effect duration lowered to 2 sec. (Down from 4 sec)
* [[Black Arrow]] (new talent, tier 9) - Fires a Black Arrow at the target, increasing all damage done by you to the target by 6% and dealing [ 10% of RAP + 785 ] Shadow damage over 15 sec. Costs 6% base mana. 5-35 yard range. Instant Cast. 30 sec. cooldown.
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* [[Sniper Training]] has been changed to increase the critical strike chance of your Kill Shot ability by 5/10/15%, and while standing still for 6 sec., you gain Sniper Training increasing the damage done by your [[Steady Shot]], [[Aimed Shot]], Black Arrow and [[Explosive Shot]] by 2/4/6% Lasts 15 sec. (Previously increased damage and critical strike chance based on your range to the target.)
* [[Sniper Training]] has been changed to increase the critical strike chance of your Kill Shot ability by 5/10/15%, and while standing still for 6 sec., you gain Sniper Training increasing the damage done by your [[Steady Shot]], [[Aimed Shot]], Black Arrow and [[Explosive Shot]] by 2/4/6% Lasts 15 sec. (previously increased damage and critical strike chance based on your range to the target).
 
   
 
=== Mage ===
 
=== Mage ===
* [[Polymorph Rabbit]] (new ability) - Transforms the enemy into a harmless rabbit, forcing it to scamper around for up to 50 sec. While wandering, the rabbit cannot attack or cast spells but will regenerate very quickly. Any damage will transform the target back into its normal form. Only one target can be polymorphed at a time. Only works on [[beast]]s, [[humanoid]]s and [[critter]]s.
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* [[Burnout]] now only affects fire spells (previously affected all spells).
* [[Burnout]] now only affects Fire spells (previously affected all spells).
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* [[Hot Streak]]'s sound has been changed (previously used the sound which played upon earning a new achievement).
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* A new polymorph variant, [[Polymorph: Rabbit]], will be available from the Noblegarden world event.
   
 
=== Paladin ===
 
=== Paladin ===
 
* All [[paladin auras]] have had their tooltip changed to note that they work on the entire raid, not just the party.
 
* All [[paladin auras]] have had their tooltip changed to note that they work on the entire raid, not just the party.
* [[Exorcism]] can now be used on all targets, but is now a guaranteed critical strike against [[undead]] and [[demon]] type mobs.
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* [[Improved Blessing of Kings]] has been removed from the game. Its effect has been merged into [[Blessing of Kings]].
 
* [[Judgement of Light]] now procs off spells as well (previously only attacks would trigger this).
 
* [[Judgement of Light]] now procs off spells as well (previously only attacks would trigger this).
* [[Purifying Power]] now reduces the cooldown of your Exorcism and [[Holy Wrath]] spells by 17/33%, up from 10/20%.
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* [[Shield of Righteousness]]' description no longer states that the ability causes a high amount of threat.
* [[Pure of Heart]] now reduces [[curse]], [[poison]] and [[disease]] effects by 15/30%, down from 25/50% (previously did not include poisons).
 
* [[Blessed Hands]] has been moved from tier 5 to tier 4 and now reduces the mana cost of [[Hand of Freedom]], [[Hand of Sacrifice]] and [[Hand of Salvation]] by 15/30% and cooldowns by 10/20%.
 
* [[Shield of Righteousness]] now deals 130% of block value + 520 at the highest rank. It no longer causes a high amount of threat (previously increased damage by a set amount).
 
* [[Shield of the Templar]] no longer increases the damage of your [[Holy Shield]], [[Avenger's Shield]] and Shield of Righteousness spells. Instead it gives your Avenger's Shield a 33/66/100% chance to silence targets hit by it for 3 sec.
 
* [[Judgements of the Just]] now reduces the cooldown of your [[Hammer of Justice]] by 10 sec., increases the duration of your [[Seal of Justice]] effect by 0.5 sec., in addition to its previous effect.
 
* Avenger's Shield's damage has been increased across all ranks.
 
* [[Guarded by the Light]] now reduces spell damage taken by 3% and gives a 50% chance to refresh the duration of your [[Divine Plea]] when you hit an enemy (previously reduced the mana cost of your Holy Shield, Avenger's Shield and Shield of Righteousness spells by 15%).
 
* [[Holy Shield]]'s damage slightly increased across all ranks.
 
* [[Ardent Defender]] is now a 3 point talent (down from 5 points), reducing damage taken by 10/20/30%.
 
* [[One-Handed Weapon Specialization]] is now a 3 point talent (down from five), increasing damage done with 1 handers by 4/7/10%.
 
* [[Blessing of Sanctuary]] now only grants 2% of maximum displayed mana when the target blocks, parries, or dodges a melee attack (previously granted 10 rage or 20 runic power or 2% max mana).
 
* [[Divine Guardian]] now has been changed to redirect damage up to a maximum of 150/300% of the paladin's health (previously had no limit).
 
* [[Improved Hammer of Justice]] is now a 2 point talent, reducing the cooldown of [[Hammer of Justice]] by 10/20 sec. (previously had a 3rd rank that reduced cooldown by 30 sec.).
 
* [[Improved Retribution Aura]] has been removed from the game. Its effect has been merged into [[Sanctified Retribution]].
 
* [[Divine Purpose]] has been moved from tier 5 to tier 6.
 
* [[Improved Blessing of Kings]] has been removed from the game. Its effect has been merged into [[Blessing of Kings]].
 
   
 
=== Priest ===
 
=== Priest ===
* [[Rapture]] is now a 3 point talent. When your [[Power Word: Shield]] is completely absorbed or dispelled you are instantly energized with 1.5%/2%/2.5% of your total mana, and you have a 33%/66%/100% chance to energize your shielded target with 2% total mana, 8 rage, 16 energy or 32 runic power. This effect cannot occur once every 12 seconds.
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* [[Blessed Resilience]] increases the effectiveness of your healing spells by 1/2/3% along with its previous effect.
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* [[Borrowed Time]] has a new icon.
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* [[Enlightenment]] is now a 3 point (down from 5 points) talent and increases your total spirit by 2/4/6% and your spell haste by 2/4/6%.
 
* [[Focused Will]] now increases spell critical strike chance by 1/2/3% in addition to its previous effect.
 
* [[Focused Will]] now increases spell critical strike chance by 1/2/3% in addition to its previous effect.
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* [[Rapture]] is now a 3 point talent. When your [[Power Word: Shield]] is completely absorbed or dispelled you are instantly energized with 1.5%/2%/2.5% of your total mana, and you have a 33%/66%/100% chance to energize your shielded target with 2% total mana, 8 rage, 16 energy or 32 runic power. This effect can occur once every 12 seconds.
 
* [[Reflective Shield]] has been moved from tier 7 to tier 5. It is now a 2 point talent and causes 22/45% of the damage you absorb with Power Word: Shield to reflect back at the attacker.
 
* [[Reflective Shield]] has been moved from tier 7 to tier 5. It is now a 2 point talent and causes 22/45% of the damage you absorb with Power Word: Shield to reflect back at the attacker.
* [[Enlightenment]] is now a 3 point (down from 5 points) talent and increases your total spirit by 2/4/6% and your spell haste by 2/4/6%.
 
* [[Borrowed Time]] has a new icon.
 
* [[Improved Flash Heal]] (new talent, tier 7, 3 points) - Reduces the mana cost of your [[Flash Heal]] by 5/10/15% and increases the critical effect chance of your Flash Heal by 4/7/10% on friendly targets at or below 50% health.
 
* [[Blessed Resilience]] increases the effectiveness of your healing spells by 1/2/3% along with its previous effect.
 
   
 
=== Rogue ===
 
=== Rogue ===
* [[Envenom]] now gives an additional 15% chance to apply [[Deadly Poison]] and a 75% increased frequency of applying [[Instant Poison]] for 1 sec plus an additional 1 sec per combo point (previously gave a 15% chance to apply both deadly and instant poison).
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* [[Envenom]] now gives an additional 15% chance to apply [[Deadly Poison]] and a 75% increased frequency of applying [[Instant Poison]] for 1 sec. plus an additional 1 sec. per combo point. (Previously gave a 15% chance to apply both deadly and instant poison.)
 
* [[Expose Armor]] now reduces armor by 20%, lasting longer per combo point.
 
* [[Expose Armor]] now reduces armor by 20%, lasting longer per combo point.
* [[Improved Poisons]] changed to increases the chance to apply Deadly Poison to your target by 2/4/6/8/10% and the frequency of applying Instant Poison to your target by 10/20/30/40/50% (previously increased chance to apply Deadly and Instant poison by 2/4/6/8/10%).
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* [[Hunger for Blood]] now has a 30 yard range.
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* [[Improved Poisons]] changed to increases the chance to apply Deadly Poison to your target by 2/4/6/8/10% and the frequency of applying Instant Poison to your target by 10/20/30/40/50%. (Previously increased chance to apply Deadly and Instant poison by 2/4/6/8/10%.)
   
 
=== Shaman ===
 
=== Shaman ===
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=== Warlock ===
 
=== Warlock ===
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* [[Consume Shadows]] – this [[Voidwalker]] ability is no longer channeled but has a [[cooldown]].<ref name="classHL">{{ref web
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|url=http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=14990472390&sid=1
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|title=Class Change Highlights (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
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|date=2009-02-10
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|accessdate=2008-02-28
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|author={{Blizz}}[[Eyonix]]}}</ref>
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* [[Demonic Embrace]] is now a 3 point talent. Increases your total stamina by 4/7/10%. (Previously 2/4/6/8/10%.)
 
* [[Frailty]] has been renamed Improved Curse of Weakness.
 
* [[Frailty]] has been renamed Improved Curse of Weakness.
* [[Master Conjuror]] now increases the combat ratings gained from your conjured [[Firestone]] and [[Spellstone]] by 150/300% up from 15/30%.
 
* [[Demonic Embrace]] is now a 3 point talent. Increases your total stamina by 4/7/10% (previously 2/4/6/8/10%).
 
   
 
=== Warrior ===
 
=== Warrior ===
* [[Titan's Grip]] now reduces physical damage you deal by 10%.
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* [[Arms]] warriors: Increased damage, possibly through [[Overpower]] or [[Slam]].<ref name="classHL" />
* [[Sunder Armor]] now reduces target's armor by 4% per application and stacks up to 5 times (previously reduced armor by a set amount).
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* [[Sunder Armor]] now reduces target's armor by 4% per application and stacks up to 5 times. (Previously reduced armor by a set amount.) Since creature armor has been reduced, the net effect should be that this debuff is slightly less mandatory in PvE and is not disproportionately more powerful against cloth targets in PvP.<ref name="classHL"/>
   
== Glyph Changes ==
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==Dungeons and Raids==
Taken from MMO-Champion. <ref name="mmo-ptr" />
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* [[Ulduar]] in [[heroic]] mode (25-man) has a new badge, {{item|icon=|Emblem of Conquest}}, which be used to purchase raid loot.
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* The use of the grates to negate [[Sapphiron|Sapphiron's]] Frost Bomb no longer works.
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* Mobs near [[Chaotic Rift]]s in [[the Nexus]] will now link when the rift is attacked.
   
=== Death Knight ===
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== Professions ==
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* Some recipes have been added to the game, including epic boots and belts for all classes.
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* Crafted PvP gear has been converted to armor sets and given set bonuses. 4 pieces gives an extra +75 stamina, 6 gives an extra +50 resilience. <ref name="mmoChamp"/>
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** {{item|Eviscerator's Chestguard|Eviscerator's Battlegear}}
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** {{item|Ornate Saronite Hauberk|Ornate Saronite Battlegear}}
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** {{item|Overcast Chestguard|Overcaster Battlegear}}
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** {{item|Savage Saronite Hauberk|Savage Saronite Battlegear}}
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** {{item|Stormhide Hauberk|Stormhide Battlegear}}
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** {{item|Swiftarrow Hauberk|Swiftarrow Battlegear}}
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** {{item|Frostsavage Robe|Frostsavage Battlegear}}
   
*[[Glyph of Strangulate]] -- Reduces the cooldown of your Strangulate by 60 sec. (Old: Inceases the range of your Strangulate by 20 yards.)
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=== Alchemy ===
*[[Glyph of Icebound Fortitude]] -- Your Icebound Fortitude now always grants at least 30% damage reduction, regardless of your defense skill. (Old: Your Icebound Fortitude costs no runic power)
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* {{Ability|Mixology}} - increases flask duration by 1 hour instead of the previous 2 hours.
*[[Glyph of Unbreakable Armor]] -- Increases the amount of damage absorbed by Unbreakable Armor by 1%. (Old: Unbreakable Armor grants an additional 15% armor)
 
*[[Glyph of Plague Strike]] -- Your Plague Strike does 60% additional damage. (Old: 20% additional damage if a disease was on the target)
 
*[[Glyph of Death Strike]] -- Increases your Death Strike's damage by 2% for every 5 runic power you currently have. The runic power is not consumed by this effect. (Old: 2% regardless of runic power)
 
*[[Glyph of Death Coil]] -- Reduces the cost of Death Coil by 8 runic power.
 
*[[Glyph of Pestilence]] -- Your Pestilence ability now refreshes disease durations on your primary target back to their maximum duration.
 
*[[Glyph of Hungering Cold]] '''''new''''' -- Reduces the cost of Hungering Cold by 10 runic power.
 
*[[Glyph of Unholy Blight]] '''''new''''' -- Increases the duration of Unholy Blight by 10 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Howling Blast]] '''''new''''' -- Your Howling Blast ability now infects your targets with Frost Fever.
 
   
=== Druid ===
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An additional recipe was expected to be added<ref name="mmoChamp"/> ({{Item|Elixir of Minor Accuracy}}), but the item does not appear to have made it into the patch.
   
*[[Glyph of Rebirth]] -- Players resurrected by Rebirth are returned to life with 100% health. (Old: Increases the amount of health on a character brought back to life via Rebirth by 100%.)
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=== Blacksmithing ===
*[[Glyph of Starfall]] -- Reduces the cooldown of Starfall by 90 sec. (Old: Increases the duration of Starfall by 2 sec.)
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New recipes were added:<ref name="mmoChamp"/>
*[[Glyph of Typhoon]] -- Reduces the cooldown of your Typhoon spell by 3 sec.
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* {{Item|Battlelord's Plate Boots}}
*[[Glyph of Berserk]] *new* -- Increases the duration of Berserk by 5 sec.
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* {{Item|Belt of the Titans}}
*[[Glyph of Wild Growth]] *new* -- Wild Growth now affects up to 6 targets.
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* {{Item|Indestructible Plate Girdle}}
*[[Glyph of Nourish]] *new* -- Your Nourish heals an additional 6% for each of your heal over time effects present on the target.
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* {{Item|Plate Girdle of Righteousness}}
*[[Glyph of Savage Roar]] *new* -- Your Savage Roar ability grants an additional 6% bonus damage done.
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* {{Item|Spiked Deathdealers}}
*[[Glyph of Barkskin]] *new* -- Reduces the chance you'll be critically hit by melee attacks by 1 to 0% while Barkskin is active.
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* {{Item|Treads of Destiny}}
   
=== Hunter ===
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=== Cooking ===
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* Requirements of some Cooking recipes have been lowered.
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* You can now buy a {{loot|common|Chef's Hat}} for {{costitem|100|Dalaran Cooking Award}}.
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* Additional new recipes:
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** {{item|Cornbread Stuffing}} <ref name="reagentChanges">{{ref web
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** {{item|Candied Yam}} <ref name="reagentChanges"/>
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** {{item|Cranberry Chutney}} <ref name="reagentChanges"/>
   
*[[Glyph of Aimed Shot]] -- Reduces the cooldown of your Aimed Shot ability by 2 sec. (Old: Reduces the mana cost of your aimed shot ability by 20%)
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=== Enchanting ===
*[[Glyph of the Monkey]] -- While Aspect of the Monkey or Aspect of the Dragonhawk are active, each time you dodge you gain 30% increased movement speed for 6 sec. Can only occur every 20 sec. This speed does not stack with other movement speed increasing effects. (Old: Glyph of Aspect of the Monkey -- While Aspect of the Monkey or Aspect of the Dragonhawk are active, each time you dodge you gain 30% increased movement speed for 6 sec. This speed does not stack with other movement speed increasing effects.)
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* New recipes were added: <ref name="mmoChamp"/><ref name="reagentChanges"/>
*[[Glyph of Wyvern Sting]] -- Decreases the cooldown of your Wyvern Sting by 6 sec. (Old: Decreases the cooldown of your Wyvern Sting by 15 sec., but decreases the damage it deals by 20%.)
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** {{loot|enchant|Enchant Boots - Lesser Accuracy}}
*[[Glyph of Snake Trap]] -- Snakes generated by your Snake Trap take 90% reduced damge from area of effect spells. (Old: Your Snake Trap creates 2 additional snakes)
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** {{loot|enchant|Enchant Weapon - Blade Ward}}
*[[Glyph of the Hawk]] -- Increases the haste bonus of the Improved Aspect of the Hawk effect by an additional 6%. (Old: Renamed from Glyph of Improved Aspect of the Hawk)
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** {{loot|enchant|Enchant Weapon - Blood Draining}}
*[[Glyph of Chimera Shot]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown of Chimera Shot by 1 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Explosive Shot]] *new* -- Increases the critical strike chance of Explosive Shot by 4%.
 
*[[Glyph of Kill Shot]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown of Kill Shot by 6 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Explosive Trap]] *new* -- The periodic damage from your Explosive Trap can now be critical strikes.
 
*[[Glyph of Scatter Shot]] *new* -- Increases the range of Scatter Shot by 3 yards.
 
*[[Glyph of Raptor Strike]] *new* -- For 5 sec. after using Raptor Strike, you take 20% less damage.
 
   
=== Mage ===
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=== Engineering ===
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* New recipes were added: <ref name="mmoChamp"/>
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** {{Item|High-powered Flashlight}}
   
*[[Glyph of Ice Lance]] -- Your Ice Lance now causes 4 times damage against frozen targets higher level than you instead of triple damage. (Old: Increases the range of your Ice Lance by 5 yards)
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=== Fishing===
*[[Glyph of Ice Armor]] -- Your Ice Armor and Frost Armor spells grant an additional 50% armor and resistance. (Old: 20%)
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*You can now catch {{loot|common|Musselback Sculpin}}, {{loot|common|Glacial Salmon}} and {{loot|common|Nettlefish}} in [[Wintergrasp]], all three are reagents for cooking {{loot|common|Fish Feast}}.
*[[Glyph of Deep Freeze]] *new* -- Increases the range of Deep Freeze by 10 yards.
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* Fishing in [[Orgrimmar]] while [[phasing|phased]] for the quest {{questlong|Alliance|74|Fate, Up Against Your Will}} now yields only trash.
*[[Glyph of Living Bomb]] *new* -- The periodic damage from your Living Bomb can now be critical strikes.
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* Fishing now has a slightly different sound effect.
*[[Glyph of Arcane Barrage]] *new* -- Reduces the mana cost of Arcane Barrage by 20%.
 
*[[Glyph of Mirror Image]] *new* -- Your Mirror Images gain the Winter's Chill talent, granting their Frostbolt spell a 100% chance to apply the Winter's Chill effect, which increases the chance spells will critically hit the target by 1% for 15 sec. Stacks up to 5 times.
 
*[[Glyph of Ice Barrier]] *new* -- Increases the amount of damage absorbed by your Ice Barrier by 30%.
 
   
=== Paladin ===
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=== Jewelcrafting ===
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*New recipes were added: <ref name="mmoChamp"/> <ref name="reagentChanges"/>
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** {{Item|Amulet of Truesight}}
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** {{Item|Emerald Choker}}
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** {{item|Runed Mana Band}}
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** {{item|Scarlet Signet}}
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** {{item|Sky Sapphire Amulet}}
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* {{item|Citrine Ring of Rapid Healing}}, the {{item|Elemental Water}} is no longer a reagent <ref name="reagentChanges"/>
   
*[[Glyph of Exorcism]] -- Increases damage done by Exorcism by 20%. (Old: Your Exorcism also interrupts spellcasting for 2 sec.)
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=== Leatherworking ===
*[[Glyph of Divinity]] -- Your Lay on Hands grants twice as much mana as normal and also grants you as much mana as it grants your target. (Old: Your Lay on Hands also grants you as much mana as it grants your target.)
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New recipes were added:<ref name="mmoChamp"/>
*[[Glyph of Lay on Hands]] -- Reduces the cooldown of your Lay on Hands spell by 5 min.(Old: Increases the mana restored by your Lay on Hands spell by 20%)
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* {{Item|Belt of Arctic Life}}
*[[Glyph of Beacon of Light]] *new* -- Increases the duration of Beacon of Light by 30 sec.
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* {{Item|Belt of Dragons}}
*[[Glyph of Hammer of the Righteous]] *new* -- Your Hammer of the Righteous hits 1 additional target.
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* {{Item|Blue Belt of Chaos}}
*[[Glyph of Divine Storm]] *new* -- Your Divine Storm now heals for an additional 15% of the damage it causes.
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* {{Item|Boots of Living Scale}}
*[[Glyph of Shield of Righteousness]] *new* -- Reduces the mana cost of Shield of Righteousness by 1 to 6%.
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* {{Item|Boots of Wintry Endurance}}
*[[Glyph of Divine Plea]] *new* -- While Divine Plea is active, you take 3% reduced damage from all sources.
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* {{Item|Death-warmed Belt}}
*[[Glyph of Holy Shock]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown of Holy Shock by 1 sec.
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* {{Item|Footpads of Silence}}
*[[Glyph of Hand of Salvation]] *new* -- When you cast Hand of Salvation on yourself, it also reduces damage taken by 20%.
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* {{Item|Lightning Grounded Boots}}
   
=== Priest ===
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=== Tailoring ===
  +
New recipes were added:<ref name="mmoChamp"/>
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* {{Item|Cord of the White Dawn}}
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* {{Item|Emerald Bag}}
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* {{Item|Sash of Ancient Power}}
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* {{Item|Savior's Slippers}}
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* {{Item|Spellslinger's Slippers}}
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* {{Item|Spidersilk Drape}}
   
*[[Glyph of Psychic Scream]] -- Increases the duration of your Psychic Scream by 2 sec. and increases its cooldown by 8 sec. (Old: Increases the duration of your Psychic Scream by 1 sec.)
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== Quests ==
*[[Glyph of Fear Ward]] -- Reduces cooldown and duration of Fear Ward by 60 sec. (Old: 30 sec.)
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* If you gain reputation with one of the member of the [[Steamwheedle Cartel]], the exact number of reputation gain with the other members is also listed. The gain itself has always been, but now it also displayed in the [[Combat Log]].
*[[Glyph of Fade]] -- Reduces the cooldown of your Fade spell by 15 sec. (Old: Increases the duration and cooldown of your Fade spell by 50%.)
 
*[[Glyph of Inner Fire]] -- Increases the armor from your Inner Fire spell by 50%. (Old: Increases the charges on your Inner Fire spell by 20.)
 
*[[Glyph of Mind Control]] -- Increases the duration of your Mind Control spell by 30 sec. (Old: 12 sec.)
 
*[[Glyph of Smite]] -- Reduces the pushback suffered from damaging attacks while casting Smite by 100%. (Old: 50%)
 
*[[Glyph of Dispersion]] -- Your Dispersion ability now also clears movement impairing effects and makes you immune to them for its duration.
 
*[[Glyph of Guardian Spirit]] *new* -- If you Guardian Spirit lasts its entire duration without being triggered, your Guardian Spirit cooldown is reset to 60 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Penance]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown of Penance by 2 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Mind Sear]] *new* -- Increases the radius of effect on Mind Sear by 5 yards.
 
*[[Glyph of Hymn of Hope]] *new* -- Your Hymn of hope provides 3 times the normal amount of mana per time, but its duration is 50% shorter.
 
*[[Glyph of Pain Suppression]] *new* -- Allows Pain Suppression to be cast while stunned.
 
   
=== Rogue ===
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*The number of critters you have to kill for various of the Nagrand Safari quests ({{quest|Clefthoof Mastery}} et al) has been reduced from 30 to 12.
   
*[[Glyph of Sap]] -- Increases the duration of Sap by 20 sec. (Old: 10 sec.)
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== User interface ==
*[[Glyph of Deadly Throw]] -- Increases the slowing effect on Deadly Throw by 10%. (Old: Increases the range on Deadly Throw by 5 yards.)
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* Interface Menu includes a new option in Combat Text, that of [[Target Effects]] with a sub option to show it for other players' targets.
*[[Glyph of Adrenaline Rush]] -- Increases the duration of Adrenaline Rush by 5 sec. (Old: Decreases the cooldown of Adrenaline Rush by 60 sec.)
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* Glyphs have been moved from the Spellbook to the Talents window.
*[[Glyph of Sprint]] -- Increases the movement speed of your Sprint ability by an additional 30%. (Old: also reduced the duration by 5%)
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* "Talent Points" label has been renamed "Unspent Talents", and "Points spent in (category) Talents" has been reworded to "(category) Talents".
*[[Glyph of Crippling Poison]] -- Increases the chance to inflict your target with Crippling Poison by an additional 20%. (Old: 10%)
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* Sound - Sound Effects has a new option, Enable Pet Sounds.
*[[Glyph of Pick Lock]] -- Reduces the cast time of your Pick Lock ability by 100%. (Old: 75)
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* Ctrl-S (switching sound on/off), Ctrl-M (switching music on/off) and Alt-Z (switching UI on/off) will display a message on the middle of the screen.
*[[Glyph of Hunger For Blood]] *new* -- Increases the bonus damage from Hunger For Blood by 1% per application.
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* The tooltip for the experience bar now shows the percentage of experience for the level.
*[[Glyph of Killing Spree]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Killing Spree by 45 sec.
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* The loading screen for Northrend is now the world map.
*[[Glyph of Shadow Dance]] *new* -- Increases the duration of Shadow Dance by 4 sec.
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* It is possible to track more than one achievement in the Objective frame.
*[[Glyph of Fan of Knives]] *new* -- Increases the damage done by Fan of Knives by 20%.
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* Ammo bags and quivers in the action bar can now display more than 1000 remaining shots.
*[[Glyph of Tricks of the Trade]] *new* -- Your Tricks of the Trade grants an additional 10% bonus damage to your target.
 
*[[Glyph of Mutilate]] *new* -- Reduces the cost of Mutilate by 5 energy.
 
*[[Glyph of Cloak of Shadows]] *new* -- While Cloak of Shadows is active, you take 40% less physical damage.
 
   
=== Shaman ===
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== Items ==
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* Various obsolete items are of {{quality|poor}} quality. They are no longer mats for recipes
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* {{item|Darkmoon Card: Death}} has been buffed, shadow damage is increased and internal cooldown may have been reduced.
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* {{item|Darkmoon Card: Death}} {{item|Darkmoon Card: Berserker!}} {{item|Darkmoon Card: Illusion}} and {{item|Darkmoon Card: Greatness}} are now [[Bind on Equip]]
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* [[Kirin Tor]] ring upgrades and changes - If you purchased an original ring, an upgrade will be available for an additional {{cost|g=1,250}} (''See this ''[[Talk:{{PAGENAME}}|discussion]] for more information''):
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** {{loot|epic|Inscribed Ring of the Kirin Tor}}
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** {{loot|epic|Inscribed Signet of the Kirin Tor}}
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** {{loot|epic|Inscribed Band of the Kirin Tor}}
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** {{loot|epic|Inscribed Loop of the Kirin Tor}}
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* {{item|Mastercraft Kalu'ak Fishing Pole}} has had its price and stats drastically lowered. It also no longer requires level 70.
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* {{item|Mechano-hog}} and {{item|Mekgineer's Chopper}}:
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** counts as a normal mount, so it cannot be targeted separately, you take falling damage, and you can use items or abilities that will automatically dismount you
  +
** you no longer have a pet icon bar to throw your passenger out, there is a new special graphic beneath the minimap instead, where you see who is on your vehicle and can dismiss them
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* New Icons for the following mounts: {{item|Ebon Gryphon}}, {{item|Snowy Gryphon}}, {{item|Winged Steed of the Ebon Blade}} and virtually all the [[Elekk]]s to reflect their color.
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* The required number of {{loot|Common|Oshu'gun Crystal Powder}} to obtain a {{item|Halaa Research Token}} has been reduced from 20 to 10.
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* New Icons for the following pets: {{item|Baby Blizzard Bear}}, {{item|Cockroach}}, {{item|Egbert}}, {{item|Frosty}} & {{item|Pengu}}.
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* {{item|Reins of the Traveler's Tundra Mammoth}}:
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** you can now accept quests etc. while mounted
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** you are no longer immune to fall damage while mounted
  +
** you no longer have a pet icon bar to throw your passengers out, there is a new special graphic beneath the minimap instead, where you see who is on your mammoth and can dismiss them
  +
** the two vendors switched their places
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* {{item|Salt Shaker}} no longer has the 70 hour cool down time and when used the cast time has been reduced to three seconds from twelve.
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* {{quality|epic|Stormjewel|Stormjewels}}, epic unique-equipped pre-cut gems were added. They can rarely be found within a {{item|Bag of Fishing Treasures (Dalaran)|Bag of Fishing Treasures}}.
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* {{item|Tiny Titanium Lockbox}} has been added. They can rarely be found within a {{item|Bag of Fishing Treasures (Dalaran)|Bag of Fishing Treasures}}.
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* {{item|Wind-Up Train Wrecker}} is now available for sale at The Wonderworks for {{cost|g=250}}.
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* {{loot|uncommon|Swift Boots}} can no longer be used to carry the enemy teams flag within Warsong Gulch.
   
*[[Glyph of Totem of Wrath]] -- When you cast Totem of Wrath, you gain 30% of the totem's bonus spell power for .
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=== Glyphs ===
*[[Glyph of Thunderstorm]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Thunderstorm by 7 sec.
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Glyph icons have been updated. Each glyph has a glowing background, the color of the glow matches the class color the glyph belongs to. IE: Orange glow = Druid glyph, Blue = Mage, etc.
*[[Glyph of Feral Spirit]] *new* -- Your spirit wolves gain an additional 30% of your attack power.
 
*[[Glyph of Riptide]] *new* -- Increases the duration of Riptide by 3 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Earth Shield]] *new* -- Increases the amount healed by your Earth Shield by 20%.
 
*[[Glyph of Hex]] *new* -- Increases the damage your Hex target can take before the Hex effect is removed by 20%.
 
*[[Glyph of Stoneclaw Totem]] *new* -- Your Stoneclaw Totem also places a damage absorb shield on you, equal to 4 times the strength of the shield it places on your totems.
 
   
=== Warlock ===
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Updated [[glyph]]s are listed below. <ref name="mmoChamp"/>
   
*[[Glyph of Incinerate]] -- Increases the damage done by Incinerate by 5% (Old: Glyph of Banish Increases the duration of your Banish by 5 sec.)
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==== Druid ====
*[[Glyph of Imp]] -- Increases the damage done by your Imp's Firebolt spell by 20%. (Old: 10%)
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Typhoon}} Reduces the cooldown of your Typhoon spell by 3 sec. {{fact}}
*[[Glyph of Haunt]] *new* -- The bonus damage granted by your Haunt spell is increased by an additional 3%.
 
*[[Glyph of Metamorphosis]] *new* -- Increases the duration of your Metamorphosis by 6 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Chaos Bolt]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Chaos Bolt by 2 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Demonic Circle]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Demonic Circle by 0.4 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Shadowflame]] *new* -- Your Shadowflame also applies a 70% movement speed slow on its victims.
 
*[[Glyph of Soul Link]] *new* -- Increases the percentage of damage shared via your Soul Link by an additional 5%.
 
*[[Glyph of Life Tap]] *new* -- When you use Life Tap, you gain 20% of your spirit as spell power for 20 sec.
 
   
=== Warrior ===
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==== Hunter ====
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of the Hawk}} – Increases the haste bonus of the Improved Aspect of the Hawk effect by an additional 6%. (Old: Renamed from Glyph of Improved Aspect of the Hawk)
   
*[[Glyph of Heroic Strike]] -- Increases the critical strike chance of Heroic Strike by 5%. (Old: You gain 10 rage when you critically strike with your Heroic Strike ability.)
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==== Mage ====
*[[Glyph of Barbaric Insults]] -- Your Mocking Blow ability generates 100% additional threat. (Old: Your Mocking Blow ability also taunts the target.)
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Ice Lance}} Your Ice Lance now causes 4 times damage against frozen targets higher level than you instead of triple damage. (Old: Increases the range of your Ice Lance by 5 yards.)
*[[Glyph of Sweeping Strikes]] -- Reduces the rage cost of your Sweeping Strikes ability by 100%. (Old: You generate 30 rage over 12 sec when you use your Sweeping Strikes ability.)
 
*[[Glyph of Overpower]] -- Adds a 100% chance to enable your Overpower when your attacks are parried. (Old: 50%)
 
*[[Glyph of Bladestorm]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Bladestorm by 15 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Shockwave]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Shockwave by 3 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Vigilance]] *new* -- Your Vigilance ability transfers an additional 5% of your target's threat to you.
 
*[[Glyph of Enraged Regeneration]] *new* -- Your Enraged Regeneration ability heals for an additional 10% of your health over its duration.
 
*[[Glyph of Spell Reflection]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Spell Reflection by 1 sec.
 
*[[Glyph of Shield Wall]] *new* -- Reduces the cooldown on Shield Wall by 3 min, but Shield Wall now only reduces damage taken by 40%.
 
   
== Professions Changes ==
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==== Priest ====
Taken from MMO-Champion. <ref name="mmo-ptr" />
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Mass Dispel}} - Reduces the mana cost of [[Mass Dispel]] by 50%. (Up from 20%)
Some recipes have been added to the games, including epic boots and belts for all classes.
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Scourge Imprisonment}} - Reduces the cast time of your [[Shackle Undead]] by 0.5 sec. (Old - Increases the chance of success for your Shackle Undead spell by 8%.)
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Smite}} – Reduces the pushback suffered from damaging attacks while casting Smite by 100%. (Old: 50%)
   
=== Alchemy ===
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==== Warlock ====
[[Elixir of Minor Accuracy]]
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Death Coil}} – Increases the duration of Death Coil by 0.5 sec.
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Incinerate}} – Increases the damage done by Incinerate by 5% (Old: Glyph of Banish Increases the duration of your Banish by 5 sec.)
=== Blacksmithing ===
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* {{item|icon=|Glyph of Imp}} – Increases the damage done by your Imp's Firebolt spell by 20%. (Old: 10%)
[[Battlelord's Plate Boots]], [[Belt of the Titans]], [[Indestructible Plate Girdle]], [[Plate Girdle of Righteousness]], [[Spiked Deathdealers]], [[Titansteel Spellblade]], [[Treads of Destiny]]
 
 
=== Enchanting ===
 
[[Enchant Boots - Lesser Accuracy]], [[Enchant Staff - Greater Spellpower]], [[Enchant Staff - Spellpower]]
 
 
=== Engineering ===
 
[[High-Powered Flashlight]]
 
 
=== Jewelcrafting ===
 
[[Amulet of True Sight]], [[Prismatic Black Diamond]]
 
 
=== Leatherworking ===
 
[[Belt of Arctic Life]], [[Belt of Dragons]], [[Blue Belt of Chaos]], [[Boots of Living Scale]], [[Boots of Wintry Endurance]], [[Death-warmed Belt]], [[Footpads of Silence]], [[Lightning Grounded Boots]]
 
 
=== Tailoring ===
 
[[Cord of White Dawn]] , [[Sash of Ancient Power]], [[Savior's Slippers]], [[Spellslinger's Slippers]], [[Spidersilk Drape]]
 
 
== User interface ==
 
* A talent preview function has been added and can be enabled in the interface options.
 
* The [[looking for group]] tool has been changed. A player can now choose his role(s) he wants to play and can indicate whether he wants to be the group leader or not. In the looking for more tab, groups can be hidden to show only individual characters instead.
 
* [[Wrath of the Lich King]] [[dungeon]]s and [[raid]]s now have their own maps.
 
   
 
== World environment ==
 
== World environment ==
* King [[Varian Wrynn]] now has a (human) voice.
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* Flight path maps have been revised to be more detailed.
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* King [[Varian Wrynn]] now has a generic human voice instead of no voice at all.
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* [[Chromie]] now has a generic [[goblin]] female voice instead of a generic [[gnome]] female voice. ('''NB:''' This may only apply to the incarnation in [[Wyrmrest Temple]].)
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* [[Brann Bronzebeard]] now has a new voice actor.
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* A small part of the [[Storm Peaks]] has been moved to Icecrown, to expand the zone for the [[Argent Tournament Grounds]].
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* You will no longer be dismounted:
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** Riding up the [[zeppelin tower]]s in [[Durotar]] or when using a [[portal]] (e.g. from [[Dalaran]] to [[Orgrimmar]]).
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** While traveling through the underpass in between the main city of Dalaran and The [[Silver Enclave]].
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** While traveling through [[Timbermaw Hold]].
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** The inside of [[Wyrmrest Temple]].
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* A new tamable [[saber cat]] [[spirit beast]] named {{mob|Gondria}} has been discovered in [[Zul'Drak]].
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* There is now a [[meeting stone]] outside of [[Vault of Archavon]].
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* [[Westfall Woodworker]]s now make an emote. <!-- Which emote? -->
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* The boat from [[Menethil Harbor]] to [[Theramore]] (and vice versa) no longer goes through [[Gilneas]].
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* {{npc|neutral|Ninsianna|Relics}} {{co|49|55|Dalaran}} now has items for sale.
   
== New Pets ==
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== Game Engine ==
Taken from MMO-Champion. <ref name="mmo-ptr" />
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* Added support for processors with more than 2 cores via [[CVar processAffinityMask]]. This allows an increased frame rate for those running Tri cores, Quad cores, and I7s.
   
*Spring Rabbit - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Spring Rabbit.
 
*Plump Turkey - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Plump Turkey.
 
*Teldrassil Sproutling - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Teldrassil Sproutling.
 
*Tirisfal Batling - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Tirisfal batling.
 
*Dun Morogh Cub - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Dun Morogh Cub.
 
*Durotar Scorpion - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Durotar scorpion.
 
*Alarming Clockbot - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Alarming Clockbot.
 
*Elwynn Lamb - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Elwynn lamb.
 
*Mulgore Hatchling - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Mulgore hatchling.
 
*Ammen Vale Lashling - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Ammen Vale lashling.
 
*Strand Crawler - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Darkspear Strand crawler.
 
*Enchanted Broom - Right Click to summon and dismiss your enchanted broom.
 
*Argent Squire - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Argent Crusade squire.
 
*Mechanopeep - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Mechanopeep.
 
*Argent Gruntling - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Argent Crusade gruntling.
 
*Curious Gorloc Hatchling - Right Click to call or shoo away a Curious Gorloc Hatchling.
 
*Curious Wolvar Pup - Right Click to call or shoo away a Curious Wolvar Pup.
 
*Gorloc Orphan - Right Click to summon and dismiss the orphan you've agreed to look after for Children's Week.
 
*Wolvar Orphan - Right Click to summon and dismiss the orphan you've agreed to look after for Children's Week.
 
*Murkimus the Gladiator - Right Click to summon and dismiss Murkimus the Gladiator.
 
*Sen'jin Fetish - Right Click to summon and dismiss your Sen'jin fetish.
 
 
== New Mounts ==
 
Taken from MMO-Champion. <ref name="mmo-ptr" />
 
 
*Aquatic Riding Ray - Summons and dismisses an Aquatic Riding Ray. This is an aquatic mount.
 
*Swift Stormwind Steed - Summons and dismisses a rideable Swift Stormwind Steed. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Great Azuremyst Elekk - Summons and dismisses a rideable Great Azuremyst Elekk. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Swift Darnassian Mistsaber - Summons and dismisses a rideable Swift Darnassian Mistaber. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Swift Silvermoon Hawkstrider - Summons and dismisses a rideable Swift Silvermoon Hawkstrider. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Great Mulgore Kodo - Summons and dismisses a rideable Great Mulgore Kodo. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Turbostrider - Summons and dismisses a rideable Turbostrider. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Swift Ironforge Ram - Summons and dismisses a rideable Swift Ironforge Ram. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Swift Sen'jin Raptor - Summons and dismisses a rideable Swift Sen'jin Raptor. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Forsaken Warhorse - Summons and dismisses a rideable Forsaken Warhorse. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Swift Orgrimmar Wolf - Summons and dismisses a rideable Swift Orgrimmar Wolf. This is a very fast mount.
 
*Mimiron's Head ([http://static.mmo-champion.com/mmoc/images/news/2009/february/mimiron_headmount.jpg Image]) - Summons and dismisses a rideable mechanical gnome head. This is a very fast construction. This construction can only be summoned in Outland or Northrend.
 
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
<references />
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{{Reflist}}
 
   
 
{{Patches}}
 
{{Patches}}
 
 
[[Category:World of Warcraft patches|3.1.0 (undocumented changes)]]
 
[[Category:World of Warcraft patches|3.1.0 (undocumented changes)]]

Latest revision as of 18:35, August 15, 2010

This article lists all of Patch 3.1.0's undocumented changes. See the main article for the official list of documented changes.

General Edit

  • Creature armor has been globally reduced so that debuffed targets should take about the same damage from physical attacks that they did before this change.[1]
  • DoT spells that land a critical hit will be reduced with resilience like a normal (non-DoT) spell. The damage will be reduced from the critical hit, but not from the DoT effect. [2]
  • DoT crits will "likely" be raised to a 200% crit bonus, up from the 150% currently. [2]

Achievements Edit

PvP Edit

Classes Edit

Below is a listing of changes to the tooltips of talents and skills for each class. Please note that these may conflict with the official patch notes.[7]

Death knight Edit

Druid Edit

Hunter Edit

  • Auto Shot now gives 15% haste to all attacks fired by a Hunter.
  • Explosive Shot damage reduced, rank 4 now deals [ 14% of RAP + 386 ] - [ 14% of RAP + 464 ] fire damage. (down from [ 16% of RAP + 428 ] - [ 16% of RAP + 516 ])
  • Pummel cooldown has been increased to 30 sec (Up from 10 sec.) and silence effect duration lowered to 2 sec. (Down from 4 sec)
  • Sniper Training has been changed to increase the critical strike chance of your Kill Shot ability by 5/10/15%, and while standing still for 6 sec., you gain Sniper Training increasing the damage done by your Steady Shot, Aimed Shot, Black Arrow and Explosive Shot by 2/4/6% Lasts 15 sec. (Previously increased damage and critical strike chance based on your range to the target.)

Mage Edit

  • Burnout now only affects fire spells (previously affected all spells).
  • Hot Streak's sound has been changed (previously used the sound which played upon earning a new achievement).
  • A new polymorph variant, Polymorph: Rabbit, will be available from the Noblegarden world event.

Paladin Edit

Priest Edit

  • Blessed Resilience increases the effectiveness of your healing spells by 1/2/3% along with its previous effect.
  • Borrowed Time has a new icon.
  • Enlightenment is now a 3 point (down from 5 points) talent and increases your total spirit by 2/4/6% and your spell haste by 2/4/6%.
  • Focused Will now increases spell critical strike chance by 1/2/3% in addition to its previous effect.
  • Rapture is now a 3 point talent. When your Power Word: Shield is completely absorbed or dispelled you are instantly energized with 1.5%/2%/2.5% of your total mana, and you have a 33%/66%/100% chance to energize your shielded target with 2% total mana, 8 rage, 16 energy or 32 runic power. This effect can occur once every 12 seconds.
  • Reflective Shield has been moved from tier 7 to tier 5. It is now a 2 point talent and causes 22/45% of the damage you absorb with Power Word: Shield to reflect back at the attacker.

Rogue Edit

  • Envenom now gives an additional 15% chance to apply Deadly Poison and a 75% increased frequency of applying Instant Poison for 1 sec. plus an additional 1 sec. per combo point. (Previously gave a 15% chance to apply both deadly and instant poison.)
  • Expose Armor now reduces armor by 20%, lasting longer per combo point.
  • Hunger for Blood now has a 30 yard range.
  • Improved Poisons changed to increases the chance to apply Deadly Poison to your target by 2/4/6/8/10% and the frequency of applying Instant Poison to your target by 10/20/30/40/50%. (Previously increased chance to apply Deadly and Instant poison by 2/4/6/8/10%.)

Shaman Edit

Warlock Edit

Warrior Edit

  • Arms warriors: Increased damage, possibly through Overpower or Slam.[1]
  • Sunder Armor now reduces target's armor by 4% per application and stacks up to 5 times. (Previously reduced armor by a set amount.) Since creature armor has been reduced, the net effect should be that this debuff is slightly less mandatory in PvE and is not disproportionately more powerful against cloth targets in PvP.[1]

Dungeons and RaidsEdit

Professions Edit

Alchemy Edit

  • [Mixology] - increases flask duration by 1 hour instead of the previous 2 hours.

An additional recipe was expected to be added[7] ([Elixir of Minor Accuracy]), but the item does not appear to have made it into the patch.

Blacksmithing Edit

New recipes were added:[7]

Cooking Edit

Enchanting Edit

Engineering Edit

FishingEdit

Jewelcrafting Edit

Leatherworking Edit

New recipes were added:[7]

Tailoring Edit

New recipes were added:[7]

Quests Edit

  • If you gain reputation with one of the member of the Steamwheedle Cartel, the exact number of reputation gain with the other members is also listed. The gain itself has always been, but now it also displayed in the Combat Log.
  • The number of critters you have to kill for various of the Nagrand Safari quests (Clefthoof Mastery et al) has been reduced from 30 to 12.

User interface Edit

  • Interface Menu includes a new option in Combat Text, that of Target Effects with a sub option to show it for other players' targets.
  • Glyphs have been moved from the Spellbook to the Talents window.
  • "Talent Points" label has been renamed "Unspent Talents", and "Points spent in (category) Talents" has been reworded to "(category) Talents".
  • Sound - Sound Effects has a new option, Enable Pet Sounds.
  • Ctrl-S (switching sound on/off), Ctrl-M (switching music on/off) and Alt-Z (switching UI on/off) will display a message on the middle of the screen.
  • The tooltip for the experience bar now shows the percentage of experience for the level.
  • The loading screen for Northrend is now the world map.
  • It is possible to track more than one achievement in the Objective frame.
  • Ammo bags and quivers in the action bar can now display more than 1000 remaining shots.

Items Edit

Glyphs Edit

Glyph icons have been updated. Each glyph has a glowing background, the color of the glow matches the class color the glyph belongs to. IE: Orange glow = Druid glyph, Blue = Mage, etc.

Updated glyphs are listed below. [7]

Druid Edit

Hunter Edit

  • Inv glyph majorhunter [Glyph of the Hawk] – Increases the haste bonus of the Improved Aspect of the Hawk effect by an additional 6%. (Old: Renamed from Glyph of Improved Aspect of the Hawk)

Mage Edit

  • Inv glyph majormage [Glyph of Ice Lance] – Your Ice Lance now causes 4 times damage against frozen targets higher level than you instead of triple damage. (Old: Increases the range of your Ice Lance by 5 yards.)

Priest Edit

Warlock Edit

  • Inv glyph majorwarlock [Glyph of Death Coil] – Increases the duration of Death Coil by 0.5 sec.
  • Inv glyph majorwarlock [Glyph of Incinerate] – Increases the damage done by Incinerate by 5% (Old: Glyph of Banish Increases the duration of your Banish by 5 sec.)
  • Inv glyph majorwarlock [Glyph of Imp] – Increases the damage done by your Imp's Firebolt spell by 20%. (Old: 10%)

World environment Edit

Game Engine Edit

  • Added support for processors with more than 2 cores via CVar processAffinityMask. This allows an increased frame rate for those running Tri cores, Quad cores, and I7s.


References Edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f BlizzEyonix 2009-02-10. Class Change Highlights (Parts 1, 2 & 3). Retrieved on 2008-02-28.
  2. ^ a b Blizz Ghostcrawler 2009-02-25. [Math] 3.1 Pandemic in PvP. Archived from the original on 2009-02-27. Retrieved on 2009-06-12.
  3. ^ a b c d Kody 2009-02-26. Mount Screenshots, Argent Tournament Details, 3.1 Compilation Updates. World of Raids. Retrieved on 2009-02-26.
  4. ^ Blizz Zarhym 2009-02-25. Re: PTR: "You have earned the title Lovefool". Archived from the original on 2009-02-25. Retrieved on 2009-06-12.
  5. ^ a b Blizz Bornakk 2009-02-26. Upcoming Glory of the Raider Reward Changes. Archived from the original on 2009-02-26. Retrieved on 2009-02-26.
  6. ^ Flawless Victor title removed in Patch 3.1" (2009-04-16). Retrieved on 2009-04-16.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Boubouille 2009-02-24. PTR 3.1.0 - Patch Notes. MMO Champion. Retrieved on 2009-02-26.
  8. ^ a b c d e f Reagent Changes. MMO Champion. Retrieved on 2009-04-15.

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