Updates from @WarcraftDevs - Battle for Azeroth

In today’s hotfixes: adjustments to new PvP trinkets, a fix for scrapping the new Engineering goggles, and Emissary armor, weapon caches, and rewards from faction assaults now reward the item by loot specialization.

We’re working on some targeted tuning to three specs for maintenance next week:

The Against Overwhelming Odds quest is only offered to a faction when they have recently been severely outnumbered, with a War Mode bonus of 20% or more. This week, Alliance players have a 15% War Mode bonus in the American region.

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest updates. Most are now live in the Americas, and many of the tuning changes will go live with scheduled weekly maintenance in each region:

Quick hotfixes update today:

Recent hotfixes blog post updated, including some fixes to Jaina Proudmoore in Battle of Dazar’alor.

Earlier today, we applied a hotfix that unintentionally increased the difficulty of the Jaina encounter. That hotfix has since been reverted.

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes, most of which will go live with scheduled weekly maintenance in each region:

In 8.1.5, there is not a damage reduction to Barbed Shot. The change we’re testing is to have Barbed Shot ignore armor. The reduction on the tooltip for the Feeding Frenzy Azerite Trait is intended to keep Feeding Frenzy at the same value as before.

PvP hotfixes - including a significant change to healer mana management - are incoming very soon*. Full details are here:

EU: PvP Hotfixes - Feb. 13
NA: https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/wow/t/pvp-hotfixes-incoming-feb-13/100586
(*NB these fixes are already live)

With Whirling Dragon Punch, there seems to be a bug causing a cooldown discrepancy. We’re testing it in 8.1.5, where it appears to be fixed, and appreciate the heads-up.

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes, including some adjustments to encounters in Battle of Dazar’alor and fixes for Druids in PvP:

With a hotfix that is now live, the G.M.O.D. mount now has a chance to drop when Lady Jaina Proudmoore is defeated on Raid Finder difficulty (was High Tinker Mekkatorque).

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest, including today’s PvP adjustments:

The current Ahead of the Curve and Cutting Edge achievements will remain available until the opening of the main raid in the Rise of Azshara content update.

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post, including a significant change to the Twin-Pipe Buster Cannon:

We’ve just updated our hotfixes blog post, including changes to Lady Jaina Proudmoore which are live in all regions:

A notable UI change in the update:
The Key Bindings for selecting a specific action bar page (shift+1-6), paging forward (shift+mousewheel up), and paging backward (shift+mousewheel down) have been reset. These can be re-bound in the Action Bar section of the Key Bindings menu.

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with today’s hotfixes to World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth–

We’ve updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes, including several improvements for Brawler’s Guild: