Patch 3.0.3 was released on November 4, 2008 and contains minor bug fixes and balance adjustments in preparation for the expansion release on November 13, 2008.
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as criteria for the [A Mask for All Occasions ] meta achievement. [Hallowed Be Thy Name ]
: Players below level 50 can now benefit from this effect. [Replenishment ] Resilience: The damage reduction component of resilience has been increased from 2 times the critical strike chance reduction to 2.2 times the critical strike chance reduction. In addition, the maximum damage reduction to a critical strike from resilience has been increased from 30% to 33%.
Druid talents points have been refunded. Players will need to visit a class trainer to relearn spells and abilities.
is now available on the trainer at level 71, requiring 300 riding skill, and [Swift Flight Form ] learned. [Flight Form ]
: The interrupt from this ability will now work on targets who are immune to the stun. [Bash ]
: Now clears the cooldown on [Berserk ] (Bear). [Mangle ]
and [Earth and Moon ] (Balance) reduced from 5 ranks each to 3 ranks each. [Moonfury ]
: Buff duration extended to 15 sec and bonuses doubled. The cooldown has been increased to 40 seconds. [Eclipse ]
: Cooldown changed to 8 sec. [Growl ]
: Tooltip corrected to indicate it does not affect hit chance with spells. [Insect Swarm ]
: This ability will no longer give chances to trigger Omen of Clarity. [Nature's Swiftness ]
: Will no longer be triggered by the Honorless Target buff gained when entering the world. [Omen of Clarity ]
will no longer be on the Global Cooldown. [Survival Instincts ]
: now benefits correctly from [Swiftmend ] talent. [Genesis ] : Ranks 5 and 6 have had their damage bonus decreased. [Tiger's Fury ]
: Added to [Aimed Shot ] and [Barrage ] talent. [Improved Barrage ]
: Now increases your pet's [Animal Handler ] expertise by 5/10. (No longer increases the pet’s chance to hit.) Aspects now have a shared cooldown category of 1 sec and no longer have a start cooldown.
: New aspect added that combines the benefit of [Aspect of the Dragonhawk ] and [Aspect of the Monkey ] , available at level 75 and 80. [Aspect of the Hawk ] Aspect of the Monkey: The
Dodge chance has been increased from 8% to 18%.
: The per attack mana regeneration has been reduced by 50% but this ability now generates 4% of maximum mana every 3 sec. In addition, the per attack regeneration now also works on melee attacks. [Aspect of the Viper ]
now fails if you're rooted and is no longer on the global cooldown. Cooldown reduced to 25 seconds and no longer requires a target, though the hunter has to be in combat. [Disengage ]
: The attack power bonus from this talent now applies properly to Hunter pets. In addition, the bonus attack power will now be recalculated properly from equipping items. [Hunter vs. Wild ]
: This talent no longer causes incorrect mana costs when interacting with the [Improved Aspect of the Hawk ] and [Rapid Recuperation ] talents. [Improved Steady Shot ] Mana cost of Disengage has been lowered to 5% of base mana, down from 14%.
: The mana gained from using this talent with [Thrill of the Hunt ] is now 1/3 of the normal amount per critical strike (but gets 3 opportunities per cast.) [Explosive Shot ]
: Explosive Shot can now only trigger this talent when it is initially fired. [T.N.T. ] Windfury Totem and Improved Icy Talons no longer affect ranged haste.
: No longer increases critical strike damage on Judgements, [The Art of War ] , and [Crusader Strike ] , instead increases all damage done by those abilities by a smaller amount. [Divine Storm ] The
bounce distance has been reduced to 10 yards (from 15). [Avenger's Shield ] The
epic ground mount is now available on the trainer at level 61, requiring 150 riding skill, and the non-epic mount learned.
: Rank 8 points increased slightly to prevent from being overwritten by [Blessing of Might ] 8 that has a shorter duration (also applies to [Battle Shout ] 3.) [Greater Blessing of Might ]
: It is no longer possible to have both Blessing of Sanctuary and [Blessing of Sanctuary ] active on a target at the same time. [Greater Blessing of Sanctuary ]
: No longer applies damage bonus twice to critical strikes. [Crusade ]
: This spell's duration is no longer affected by haste. [Divine Plea ]
: Rank 1 of this ability will now correctly determine its chance of remove stun. [Divine Purpose ]
now increases range by 15/30 (was 10/20). [Enlightened Judgements ]
: No longer breaks crowd control effects. [Eye for an Eye ]
: The interrupt from this ability will also be redirected when the stun is redirected. In addition, the interrupt will now work on targets immune to stun. [Hammer of Justice ]
: Tooltip corrected to indicate it does 4 times weapon dps instead of 3. [Hammer of the Righteous ]
: Now can't be used until the target is below 20% health. [Hammer of Wrath ]
(Holy) now affects [Infusion of Light ] too, reducing its cast time down to zero and can be used while moving. [Flash of Light ] Judgements: The debuffs from
, [Judgement of Light ] , and [Judgement of Wisdom ] will no longer be applied if the Judgement spell itself misses. [Judgement of Justice ]
: [Judgements of the Pure ] Haste increased to 3/6/9/12/15%.
: Mana gained reduced from 33% to 15% of [Judgements of the Wise ] base mana.
: Mana gained reduced to 1% of maximum mana and proc frequency cut by 50%. [Judgement of Wisdom ]
PvP duration reduced to 6 sec. [Repentance ]
cooldown has been lowered to 8 sec (was 15 sec). [Righteous Defense ]
: No longer increases critical strike damage on Judgements and [Righteous Vengeance ] , instead applies a DoT effect similar to [Divine Storm ] . [Deep Wounds ]
: Tooltip for Judgement damage was incorrect and has been fixed. [Seal of the Martyr ]
: Now correctly benefits Judgements of Command, Blood, and The Martyr. [Sheath of Light ] now also reduces all damage taken by 1/2/3%. [Shield of the Templar ]
: Percentage of damage from attack power raised from 45% to 50%. [Bloodthirst ]
: Now grants the proper number of charges when it triggers. [Flurry ]
Improved Fire Nova Totem: Increases the damage done by your by 10/20% and your Fire Nova totem has a 50/100% chance to stun all targets damaged by your Fire nova Totem for 2 sec. [Fire Nova Totem ]
: The base damage has been increased by approx. 10%. [Lava Burst ]
: Tooltips corrected to correctly describe the chance for this talent to be triggered. [Maelstrom Weapon ]
Riptide: The initial heal amount has been increased on ranks 3 and 4 and periodic healing has been increased on all ranks.
: Other shamans can no longer consume charges of your Stormstrike, and each shaman can have their own stormstrike on the victim. [Stormstrike ] Storm Reach is now called "
" and now includes Lava Burst. [Elemental Reach ]
: Mana gain has been increased to 8%. [Thunderstorm ]
: Now correctly applies its critical strike bonus to [Tidal Mastery ] . [Earth Shield ] will now also proc with [Tidal Waves ] . [Riptide ]
The epic ground mount is now available on the trainer at level 61, requiring 150 riding skill, and the non-epic mount learned.
: The buffs from this ability will now be retained properly when logging out or zoning. [Demonic Sacrifice ]
: This talent no longer gives excessive threat to the Warlock's [Demonic Empowerment ] Voidwalker.
: Increased the critical strike bonus for both the Warlock and pet. [Demonic Tactics ]
: Now properly reduces threat on [Destructive Reach ] and [Chaos Bolt ] . [Shadowflame ]
: Rank 6 now properly deals additional damage to targets below 25% health. [Drain Soul ]
Emberstorm (warlock talent): Increased the fire damage bonus.
: The cooldown has been changed to 8 sec down from 10 seconds, and refreshing the Haunt will trigger the heal from the existing Haunt. This ability will no longer heal for incorrect amounts or fail to heal when the Haunt damage was the killing blow. [Haunt ]
: The Infernal is now usable indoors and the tooltip has been updated. [Inferno ]
Master Demonologist (Felhunter) will now also reduce damage taken by Holy.
: Now works correctly even when the Warlock already has a pet (dismissed the existing pet.) [Ritual of Doom ]
: Damaged increased approx. 75%. Coefficients unchanged. [Shadowflame ]
: Now works on ranks 1-4 and stacks properly with multiple applications. [Shadow Embrace ]
: Increased the shadow damage bonus [Shadow Mastery ] (Demonology): Increased from 15% to 20%. [Soul Link ]
: Grants only [Armored to the Teeth ] attack power (as intended) and recalculates the bonus immediately upon learning any rank of the talent.
: Now breaks all snares and roots on the warrior when activated. [Bladestorm ]
: Cooldown reduced to 5 sec. Percentage of damage from attack power raised from 45% to 50%. [Bloodthirst ]
: Now works properly with Heroic Throw. [Deep Wounds ]
: No longer gains increased damage from the warrior's agility. [Heroic Throw ]
changed to 10/20%. [Improved Rend ]
: Can now be triggered by off-hand Whirlwind damage. [Rampage ]
: Damage has been adjusted to be less base and more weapon based. [Rend ] Rend: Ranks 9 and 10 now do 35% more damage when the target is above 75% health instead of 4 times damage when the target is enraged.
: Now has 3/6/9% chance on hit instead of 10/20/30% chance on crit. [Sudden Death ]
: Changed to 5% penalty. [Titan's Grip ] : Now properly transfers threat generated by heals. [Vigilance ]
The level requirements required to train gathering skills have been removed.
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Fixed an issue that was affecting terrain rendering on GeForce 3 and 4 Ti cards. Those that added the command Set fixedfunction 1 to their config.wtf file should remove it to avoid a decrease in performance.
: The tooltip has been corrected. [Glyph of Rupture ] Hunter:
will now apply raid-wide, as intended. [Ferocious Inspiration ] Hunter Pets
will now work properly. [Burning Determination ] Mage:
's "explosion effect" will now be properly classified. [Living Bomb ] Priest:
(Rank 2) will now increase the radius of [Holy Reach ] properly. [Divine Hymn ] Priest:
will now properly increase the critical strike chance of the talent [Inner Focus ] . [Penance ] Shaman: tooltip updated to reflect that it affects all crit chance and indicate that it increases [Totem of Wrath ] Spell Power (instead of just damage)