Kaivax
Community Manager
1 week ago
Live Class Tuning Aug. 7
With regular weekly maintenance in each region, starting in the Americas region tomorrow morning, we're making some adjustments to several specs to address balance issues in the Pre-Patch. Here's a rundown of the changes you'll see in the live game:

  • Druid
    • Restoration
      • Photosynthesis now increases rate of all HoTs by 20% (was 15%).
      • Photosynthesis haste effect now affects Efflorescence.
      • Cultivation healing is now 10% of spell power per tick (was 12%).
      • Rejuvenation healing is now 18% of spell power per tick (was 17%).
  • Mage
    • Arcane
      • Mana Shield drains 50% of damage as mana (was 20%).
  • Monk
    • Chi Wave healing increased by 25%.
    • Windwalker
      • Blackout Kick damage reduced by 27%.
  • Paladin
    • Retribution
      • All damage abilities have been reduced 3%.
  • Priest
    • Smite damage reduced by 6%.
    • Divine Star healing increased to 50% of spell power (was 40%).
    • Discipline
      • Shadow Word: Pain reduced by 9%.
      • Shadowfiend damage reduced by 16%.
      • Mindbender damage reduced by 8%.
      • Fixed a bug where Sins of the Many was not increasing Atonement healing from Shadowfiend/Mindbinder.
    • Holy
      • Binding Heal now costs 2.4% of mana (was 2.0%).
      • Holy Word: Salvation cast time increased to 2.5 seconds (was 2 seconds).
      • Angel's Mercy cooldown reduction increased.
  • Shaman
    • Restoration
      • Cloudburst now stores 30% of healing done (was 25%).
      • Unleash Life instant healing increased by 26%.
  • Rogue
    • Assassination
      • All damage abilities reduced 4%.
    • Outlaw
      • All damage abilities reduced 3%.
    • Subtlety
      • All damage abilities reduced 4%.
  • Warrior
    • Arms
      • All damage abilities increased 3%.


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