The 2.0.6 Public Test Realm is now live!
You can begin downloading the PTR client and *copying characters at the following link: https://www.worldofwarcraft.com/ptr/
Please be sure to take any discussion of the PTR to the Test Realm Forum here: http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/board.html?forumId=11572&sid=1
- PTR Character copies are planned to become available at 12:01 AM PST January 21.
The latest patch notes can always be found at http://worldofwarcraft.com/patchnotes/
Hunters * "Silencing Shot" now does only 50% of weapon damage instead of 75%. * The base damage for "Arcane Shot" has been reduced by about 9% and the bonus damage from ranged attack power reduced from 20% to 15%. * The bonus damage for "Barrage" is now 4/8/12% for ranks 1/2/3. * The bonus damage for "Improved Barrage" is now 4/8/12% for ranks 1/2/3.
Mages * Each rank of "Improved Fireball" now reduces your spell damage coefficient by 2%. * Each rank of "Improved Frostbolt" now reduces your spell damage coefficient by 2%. * "Counterspell" no longer triggers the global cooldown. * "Mana Shield" now absorbs magical damage as well as physical damage.
Priests * The bonus coefficient for "Shadow Word: Pain" has been reduced by about 9%. This should result in about 5% less damage done by "Shadow Word: Pain" for the typical priest.
Bug Fixes * The "Frozen Shadoweave Boots" will now properly increase shadow damage. * Players will no longer lose control of their character if they tryto talk to an NPC while mobs are aggro on them. * The /equip command will now work on pieces of gear that are not in your primary bag. * Fixed an issue that was causing some players to disconnect in Hellfire Citadel:Blood Furnace. * The "Corruptor" 4 piece set bonus will now be properly applied. * The Legion Fel Cannons at Forge Camp Anger in Blades Edge will now properly spawn above ground. * The Arena queue tooltip will now show the arena that the player is queued for. * Fixed an error that was causing players to disconnect if they tried to socket a gem that had been gift wrapped. * Fixed an error that was causing players to disconnect forming a party with other members in the same area. * Pet icons will now properly update in the Stables window.Improved the robustness of the pet action bar display. It is now less likely to be accidentally blocked by addons. * Players will no longer hear the gong sound repeated after initially joining a queue for the battlegrounds. * Having a group invite declined while queued via "Looking for More" will no longer remove you from the queue. * Nethershards will no longer cost honor to purchase but will cost gold instead. * Players will no longer be given access to both quest lines followingthe Declaration of Allegiance to the Scryers or Aldor in Shattrath City.