18 Aug 2021 11:59 PM +00:00

All of the Latest WoW Shadowlands Updates

WoW Shadowlands 9.1 has changed the landscape of the expansion massively after a long wait, but there have been plenty of new smaller updates since!

Here's all of the latest WoW Shadowlands update patch notes.

Latest Hotfix - August 17th Update brings bug updates, QOL changes

Classes

  • Warlock
    • The Demonic Momentum conduit will now grant the correct amount of movement speed at item level 252.
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Dungeons and Raids

  • Characters must now be level 60 to list Group Finder groups for Mythic+ dungeons or Shadowlands raids.
  • Sanctum of Domination
    • Fatescribe Roh-Kalo
      • Fixed an issue where players who have Forgeborne Reveries (Bonesmith Heirmir Soulbind) could be targeted for Grim Portent and Runic Affinity.
  • Sanguine Depths
    • Fixed an issue that unintentionally allowed players to leave the dungeon with the Sinfall Boon aura.
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Items and Rewards

  • The Soultwining Crescent and Death-Bound Shard should now grant conduits by your current specialization instead of by your class.
    • Developers’ note: Players will need to switch their specialization to get conduits for the other specs, just changing your Loot Specialization will not work.
  • The Death-Bound Shard is more likely to appear on completion of the Adamant Vaults in Torghast, Tower of the Damned.
  • The Chronicle of Lost Memories item is now also available for 2000 Cataloged Research from Archivist Roh-Suir when you have Tier 3 Research with The Archivists' Codex.
    • Developers’ note: Thank you for all of your feedback on alts and how difficult it can be to acquire some legendary patterns, especially from Castle Nathria now that Sanctum of Domination is out. We hope that this change can give players a new way to acquire their last few legendaries by engaging with the newer Korthia content.
  • Increased the amount of Korthite Crystals rewarded in the Maw Assault box, Korthia weekly box, and Broker daily quests.
  • Shards of Domination
    • Shard of Zed is now affected by the caster's Versatility, rather than the target’s Versatility.
    • Fixed an issue where Shard of Zed could deal more damage than intended when applied to specific pets.
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Quests

  • Resolved an issue with gromits during the “Think of the Critters” quest in Korthia. Hungry Gromits now anxiously await your delicious treats!

Shadowlands 9.1 Patch Notes

WoW Shadowlands 9.1 is here, and after a long time of testing on the PTR.

Check out some of the massive Shadowlands 9.1 patch notes below:

CLASSES

Druid

  • Balance
    • New Moon (Talent) now has 20 second recharge (was 25 seconds).
    • Solstice (Talent) now causes Shooting Stars to fall 200% more often (was 300%).
    • Stellar Drift (Talent) has been redesigned – Starfall damage increased by 25% and allows you to cast while moving while Starfall is active, but it has a 15 second cooldown.
    • The free Starfall from Oneth’s Clear Vision (Runecarving Power) ignores the Stellar Drift (Talent) Starfall cooldown.
    • Balance of All Things (Runecarving Power) now grants 24% increased critical strike chance (was 40%) and decreases by 3% every 1 second (was 8% every 1 second).
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Mage

  • Fire
    • Flamestrike damage reduced by 10%.
    • Flame Patch (Talent) damage reduced by 10%.
    • Kindling (Talent) cooldown reduction for Combustion reduced to 1 second (was 1.5 seconds).
    • Infernal Cascade (Conduit) Fire damage bonus reduced by 20%.
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Priest

  • Discipline
    • Spirit Shell (Talent) cooldown increased to 90 seconds (was 60 seconds).
  • Holy
    • Symbol of Hope has been redesigned – Bolster the morale of party or raid members within 40 yards. They each recover 60 seconds of cooldown on a major defensive ability, and they regain 12% of their missing mana over 5 seconds.
  • Shadow
    • Dissonant Echoes (Conduit) now grants 20% increased Void Bolt damage (was 35%).
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Rogue

The shield from Cloaked in Shadows (Conduit) is now 50% larger, lasts for 4 seconds (previously had no duration) and no longer decays while the Rogue is out of stealth.

Warlock

Dark Pact’s (Talent) additional absorb shield has been increased by 216%.

  • Destruction
    • Chaos Bolt damage increased by 10%.
  • Affliction
    • Malefic Rapture damage reduced by 18%.
    • Agony damage increased by 20%.
    • Shadow Embrace now lasts 16 seconds (was 12 seconds) and can now only be applied to 1 target at a time.
    • Focused Malignancy (Conduit) effectiveness reduced by 53%.
    • Sacrolash’s Dark Strike (Runecarving Power) has been redesigned – Corruption damage is increased by 25% (was 15%), and each time Corruption deals damage, it extends the duration of all your Curses active on the target by 2 seconds (was Corrupted targets movement speed slowed by 50%).
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COVENANTS

  • New Covenant Campaign Chapters
  • 40 new Renown levels
  • Soulbinds
    • New Soulbind Tiers
      • All existing Soulbinds now have 4 new rows:
        • 3 new Conduit slots (1 Potency, 1 Endurance, and 1 Finesse)
        • 2 new Traits
        • 1 Capper Trait
    • Kyrian
      • Soulsteel Clamps (Forgelite Prime Mikanikos) now reduces duration of stun and incapacitate effects by 20% (was 30%).
      • Sparkling Driftglobe Core (Forgelite Prime Mikanikos) cooldown increased to 1 minute (was 45 seconds) and now triggers at 30% health (was 35%).
    • Necrolord
      • Sulfuric Emission (Emeni) fear duration reduced to 3.5 seconds (was 4.5 seconds).
    • Venthyr
      • Familiar Predicaments (Nadjia the Mistblade) now reduces incoming interrupt, snare and root effects by 20% (was 25%).
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DUNGEONS AND RAIDS

  • New Raid: Sanctum of Domination
    • The following encounters will be available for testing on April 16:
      • Tarragrue
      • Guardian of the First Ones
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ITEMS AND REWARDS

  • The Empyreal Ordnance trinket now puts other on-use trinkets on a 40 second cooldown when used (was 20 seconds).

PLAYER VERSUS PLAYER

Death Knight

  • Frost
    • New PvP Talent: Shroud of Winter.
    • Heartstop Aura (PvP Talent) has been removed.
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Mage

  • Kleptomania (PvP Talent) is now Arcane only.
  • Dampened Magic (PvP Talent) has been removed.
  • Arcane
    • New PvP Talent: Arcanosphere.
    • Arcane Blast now deals 20% more damage in PvP combat.
  • Fire
    • New PvP Talent: Ring of Fire.
    • Controlled Burn (PvP Talent) has been redesigned – Ignite deals 100% more damage while Combustion is not active.
    • World in Flames (PvP Talent) now causes Flamestrike to reduce the cast time of Flamestrike by 50% (was 1.25 seconds) and increases its damage by 30% for 3 seconds (was 20% permanently).
  • Frost
    • New PvP Talent: Ice Wall.
    • Frostbolt now deals 100% more damage in PvP combat (was 15%).
    • Deep Shatter (PvP Talent) now increases the damage of Frostbolt by 75% on Frozen targets (was 150%).
    • Burst of Cold (PvP Talent) now increases the damage of Cone of Cold by 600% (was 400%).
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Monk

  • Mistweaver
    • New PvP Talent: Peaceweaver.
    • New PvP Talent: Dematerialize.
    • New PvP Talent: Thunderous Tea.
    • Counteract Magic (PvP Talent) has been redesigned – Each hostile Magic effect removed from a target increases the healing they receive from you by 2% for 10 seconds, stacking up to 10 times.
    • Refreshing Breeze (PvP Talent) has been redesigned – Healing done by Soothing Mist increases the healing of the next Expel Harm on the target during the channel, and causes it to dispel 1 Magic, Poison, or Disease effect.
    • Eminence (PvP Talent) has been redesigned – Transcendence: Transfer can now be cast while stunned and its cooldown is decreased by 15 seconds if it is cast while not stunned.
    • Surging Mist (PvP Talent) has been removed.
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Priest

New PvP Talent: Improved Mass Dispel.

  • Shadow
    • Lasting Plague (PvP Talent) has been removed.
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Rogue

Mark of the Master Assassin (Runecarving Power) duration has been reduced by 40% in PvP combat.

  • Assassination
    • New PvP Talent: Hemotoxin.
    • Neurotoxin (PvP Talent) has been removed.
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Warlock

New PvP Talent: Shadow Rift.

  • Affliction
    • Soul Shatter (PvP Talent) has been removed.
  • Demonology
    • New PvP Talent: Fel Obelisk.
    • Call Fel Lord (PvP Talent) now deals 200% of the caster’s Spell Power per swing (was 5% of target’s maximum health). Cooldown of the ability increased to 2 minutes (was 1.5 minutes).
    • Singe Magic (PvP Talent) has been removed.
  • Destruction
    • New PvP Talent: Bonds of Fel.
    • Chaos Bolt now deals 40% more damage in PvP combat (was 15%).
    • Focused Chaos (PvP Talent) has been removed.
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RUNECARVING

  • New Runecarving Powers
    • Death Knight, Druid, Warrior and Mage have new powers available in this PTR build.
  • Some existing powers have been updated. See the Classes sections for details.
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THE MAW

  • New Zone: Korthia
    • Archivist and Dreadlord Questlines
    • Visitor Dailies
  • New: Maw Assaults
  • New: Tormentors of Torghast
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READ MORE: Shadowlands Update 9.1 Revealed: Patch Notes, Chains of Domination, Sanctum of Domination & more