Patch 3.0.9  

World of Warcraft PTR Patch 3.0.9

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World of Warcraft PTR Patch 3.0.9



  • Ferocious Bite: This ability now only uses up to 30 energy in addition to its base cost.


  • Kindred Spirits (Beast Mastery): This talent now grants 20% pet damage at max rank.
  • Serpent's Swiftness (Beast Mastery): This talent now grants 20% pet attack speed at max rank.


  • Lava Breath now reduces the target's casting speed by 25%, down from 50%.
  • Poison Spit now reduces the target's casting speed by 25%, down from 50%.


  • Arcane Power now increases damage and mana cost by 10%, cooldown reduced to 1 minute. (Note: The spell is actually different in game and increases damage and mana costs by 20% with a 2 minutes cooldown. However it would probably be better to wait until servers are online to confirm that.)
  • Arcane Power and Presence of Mind]] now share a category cooldown. Arcane Power causes a 15 second cooldown. Presence of Mind, once consumed, causes a 1.5 second cooldown.
  • Arcane Flows now reduces the cooldown of Presence of Mind, Arcane Power and Invisibility by 15/30%.
  • Presence of Mind: The cooldown has been reduced to 2 minutes, (down from 3.)
  • Slow (Arcane): now increases cast time by 30%, down from 60%.


  • Glyph of Arcane Missiles - Increases the critical strike damage bonus of Arcane Missiles by 25%. (Old - Increases the range of Arcane Missiles by 5 yards.)
  • Glyph of Mana Gem - Increases the mana received from using a mana gem by 40%. (Up from 10%)
  • Glyph of Arcane Blast - Increases the damage from your Arcane Blast buff by 3%. (Down from 5%)


  • The duration on all Seals has been increased to 30 minutes and can no longer dispelled.
  • Divine Plea: The amount healed by your spells is reduced by 50% (up from 20%) but the effect can no longer be dispelled.
  • Sanctified Seals: This talent no longer affects dispel resistance, but continues to affect crit chance.


  • Glyph of Holy Light - Your Holy Light grants 10% of its heal amount to up to 5 friendly targets within 8 yards of the initial target. (Down from 20 yards, Tooltip text fix, was already hotfixed to 8 yards in game)
  • Glyph of Seal of Righteousness - Increases the damage done by Seal of Righteousness by 10%. (Old - Reduces the cost of your Judgement spells by 10% while Seal of Righteousness is active.)


  • Inner Fire duration has been increased to 30 minutes and can no longer dispelled.


  • Hunger for Blood (Assassination): Now increases damage 5% per stack, (up from 3%.)
  • Mind-numbing Poison now reduces cast time by 30%, down from 60%.
  • Mutilate damage will now do 20% increased damage against poisoned targets, down from 50%.
  • Slice and Dice: This ability now increases melee attack speed by 40%, up from 30%.




  • Curse of Tongues: Now increases the casting time of all spells by 25% (Rank 1) and 30% (Rank 2), down from 50% and 60%.

Dungeons and Raids

  • The Obsidian Sanctum - Changed the color of the fissure in the Obsidian Sanctum to be more visually distinct.

User Interface

  • The "GM wishes to speak with you" alert/button, at the top of the screen, has been changed so that addons do not obscure it.
  • A clickable chat message has been added that duplicates the GM alert/button.
  • When a GM wishes to speak with you, the Help Request minibar button will glow.
  • For additional notes on .Lua and XML changes please visit the UI & Macros forum .

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where players using nVidia 3D glasses were unable to see spell cooldowns.
  • Fixed a software mouse cursor bug that was causing the mouse curser to disappear from view when over certain UI elements.
  • Fixed a player movement error in which other players were appearing to move erratically when traveling beside them.


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