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Latest Hotfix to Buff Underperforming Classes Goes Live

by - 3 years ago

A hotfix to increase damage output for several classes and specs perceived by the World of Warcraft development team to be underperforming compared to their peers has now gone live.

  • Death Knight
    • Frost
      • Icy Talons now increases melee attack speed by 45% (up from 30%).
    • Unholy
      • Unholy Might now increases Strength by 35% (up from 25%).
  • Hunter
    • General
      • Aspect of the Hawk now increases ranged attack power by 35% (up from 25%).
    • Talents
      • Aspect of the Iron Hawk now increases ranged attack power by 35% (up from 25%).
  • Shaman
    • Elemental
      • Elemental Focus now increases spell damage done by 20% (up from 15%)

Technical Game Designer Chadd Nervig reassured any players who may be fearing another respec or rotation change on his Twitter account after announcing that the hotfixes had been implemented:

At least a few denizens of Azeroth will have to start thanking Celestalon instead of blaming him.


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