Patch 2.5.3
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Patch 2.5.3 is the upcoming second patch for World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic.

New Content Testing

  • The Black Temple and The Battle for Mount Hyjal Raids are available for testing on the PTR.
    • You can find Donjon Rade Jr. in Shattrath near Khadgar. Donjon will provide teleport services to the dungeons.
    • A plethora of vendors are available and selling gear, consumables, as well as other supplies and sundries to help you test.
  • The Netherwing Reputation quests and dailies are available for testing on PTR.

User Interface

  • You can now select multiple activities when searching for groups in the Looking for More UI.
  • After listing your group in the Looking for Group UI, the UI will now automatically search for other groups interested in the same activities.
  • In the Looking for Group UI, the entire dropdown body can now be clicked to open the dropdown.


  • Some tamable pets, such as Rip-Blade Ravager, will now correctly change colors randomly when they are resummoned by the Hunter.
    • This will only apply to pets that are newly tamed starting in patch 2.5.3.
  • Fixed an issue where certain channeled auras, such as Mind Flay from Fel Eye Stalks, were not stacking correctly.
  • Effects that increase damage taken from spells by a flat amount, such as Shadow Resonance, will now work correctly with stacking damage-over-time auras.