August 2023 - Patch 11/11.5 and 11.8 Highlights:
Racial Abilities Update:
- Each original race now has new racial abilities.
- Some racial abilities for other races have been reworked.
- Master Strategist: Reveals enemy weaknesses in a 10yd radius, increasing their damage taken by 5% for 10 seconds.
- Human Spirit: Increases damage done to undead by 5%.
- Stout-Hearted Swig: Grants increased critical strike chance, critical damage, and health regeneration for 15 seconds but stuns for 4 seconds afterward.
- Starshards: Rains down Arcane damage on the enemy target.
- Blast-Proof Stature: Reduces damage from area of effect abilities by 10%.
- Astral Connection: Increases spell damage, healing, and attack speed.
- Startling Roar: Breaks allies out of crowd-control effects within 15 yards.
- Light's Path: Increases holy damage with Holy spells by 3%.
- Chill of Night: Grants 3% increased shadow damage.
- Illidari Vengeance: Increases damage against undead as a flat modifier.
- Track Demons: Shows the location of nearby demons on the minimap.
- Bloodline of the Elements: Reduces Fire, Frost, and Nature damage taken by 5%.
- Horde's Vanguard: Increases movement speed by 25% for 6 seconds.
- Resistant to diseases and poisons, reducing damage taken by 10%.
- Death's Whispers: Increases dodge and parry chance by 5% for 7 seconds.
Racial Abilities and Fixes:
- Some race-specific issues, like helmet fixes for Vulpera, have been addressed.
- Adjustments and fixes have been made to racial abilities, including increased speed for Orcs and cooldowns for Trolls.
- Rogue: Blades of Desolation now has a new spell visual and adjusted cooldown and damage.
- Druid: Wrath can now be cast while moving, and they gain Stampeding Roar at level 20.
- Warrior: Colossus Smash has been reworked.
- Death Knight: New Tier 3 set bonuses and abilities.
- Mage: Fixed missing rank 1 Frostbolt.
- Several other class-specific changes and adjustments.
- Patchqwerk's Poison Bolt Volley has reduced damage and range.
- Several item changes and fixes, including rebalanced items, new effects, and more.
New AQ40 Boss - The Hidden Watcher:
- Introduces a new boss fight with unique mechanics and loot.
- Key mechanics include Shadow Aura, Chaos Bolt, Void Tentacles, Heralds, Dark Minions, Arcane Blast, Fear, Dark Chaos, and Enrage