Blizzard hits Azure Vaults and Ruby Life Pools with huge nerfs in WoW Dragonflight

Ruby Life Pools WoW Dragonflight

Ruby Life Pools WoW Dragonflight

Following the reset of Tuesday, January 17, the developers over at Blizzard Entertainment have issued huge nerfs to two of the hardest Mythic+ dungeons in World of Warcraft: Dragonflight—Azure Vaults and Ruby Life Pools.

In addition to that, the developers have given a look at how the Explosives Mythic+ affix interacts with Algeth'ar Academy's Overgrown Ancient and made other changes.

Here are the changes that Blizzard issued on Tuesday, January 17.

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Azure Vaults and Ruby Life Pools nerfs (January 17)

Dungeons and Raid

  • Vault of the Incarnates
  • Fixed an issue where the damage zone visual for Stonebreaking Leap from Quarry Stonebreakers sometimes did not match the actual damage location.

Mythic+

  • Algeth’ar Academy
    • Overgrown Ancient
      • Explosive Affix – Hungry Lashers no longer spawn Explosive Orbs.
  • Azure Vaults
    • Arcane Fury’s Piercing Shards impact damage reduced by 30 percent.
    • Unstable Curator’s Forbidden Knowledge cooldown increased.
    • Arcane Construct health reduced by 25 percent.
    • Crystal Thrasher no longer use Splintering Shards.
    • Nullmagic Hornswog health reduced by 15 percent.
  • Telash Greywing
    • Telash Greywing health reduced by 10 percent.
    • There is now a two-second delay before players take damage from Frozen Ground after Frost Bomb.
  • Umbrelskul
    • Umbrelskul’s health reduced by 15 percent.
    • Oppressive Miasma now reduces movement speed by 6 percent per stack (was seven percent).
  • Ruby Life Pools
    • Reduced the damage of Primalist Cindweaever’s Cinderbolt by 50 percent.
    • Reduced the periodic damage of Thunderhead’s Rolling Thunder by 30 percent.
    • Reduced the damage of Flamegullet’s Molten Blood by 25 percent.
    • Reduced the periodic damage of Blazebound Destroyer’s Inferno by 25 percent.
  • Melidrussa Chillworn
    • Explosive Affix – Infused Whelps no longer spawn Explosive Orbs.
  • Kokia Blazehoof
    • Increased the cast time of Blazebound Firestorm’s Roaring Blaze to three seconds (was two seconds).
  • Kyrakka and Erkhart Stormvein
    • Reduced the periodic damage of Kyrakka’s Inferno Core by 20 percent.
    • Reduced the damage of Erkhart Stormvein’s Interrupting Cloudburst by 30 percent.

Quests

  • Lunar Festival now starts on Jan. 24 to allow for new Elders to search out on the Dragon Isles.

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