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Patch 8.0.1 Hotfixes: August 17

Blizzard applied several new hotfixes on August 17 for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth 8.0.1. Those new fixes includes changes to Azerite Gear, Warlock’s Deathbolt damage, Creature and NPCs and more..

Azerite Gear

  • Substantially lowered the Heart of Azeroth level required to activate the outer ring of Azerite armor obtained from World Quests and Mythic dungeons.


  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Deathbolt will now correctly deal increased damage if cast immediately after casting Unstable Affliction.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Slickspill should be much easier to loot now.


  • Fixed an issue where ‘Bygone Bee’ Almanac’s cooldown or duration would be affected too much when hitting multiple enemies.

Player versus Player

  • Sources of Conquest such as the World PvP Call to Arms quests, PvP Island Expeditions, Skirmish, and Battleground queues will award Honor until Battle for
  • Azeroth: Arena Season 1 starts.
  • Players who currently have Conquest will have the currency converted to Honor once they log in.
  • Miniaturized Plasma Shield and Personal Space Amplifier engineering belt enchants can no longer be used in Arenas and Rated Battlegrounds.
  • Fierce Gladiator is once again available to players who have earned the Fierce Gladiator: Legion Season 5 achievement.
  • The War Mode Air Supply Drops in Tiragarde Sound should no longer fall in unreachable locations.
    • Monk
      • Brewmaster
        • Incendiary Brew now adheres to line of sight restrictions.
          Double Barrel will no longer stun targets multiple times per Keg Smash cast.


  • Cooking
    • Fixed a bug that prevented Pandaria Banquets from granting the intended skill levels to Pandaria Cooking and Way of the Grill.


  • Fixed a bug that caused the miners to not respawn as intended for “A Shot at the Dark Iron”.
  • Fixed a bug where missions required to unlock hubs on the other continent were expiring quickly.
  • Riding Macaw is no longer unfriendly to Horde for the world quest “Swab This!”.
  • Hexlord Raal is now reliably present to offer “Pa’ku, Master of Winds”.
  • “The Lord Admiral’s Lament” and “Bloodied Sentinel’s Glaive” can now be turned in to Kayla Mills


  • Flight paths unlocked through missions should now reliably appear as valid destinations on the flight map.
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