Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Weep with joy!

This is floating around the forums, thought I'd share...

2.3 patch "spoilers..."

Hunters get a dispell? NO WAY!

General
Level 20-60 Quest EXP has been increased, while EXP to Level has been decreased (UPDATED)
New Title - Champion of the Naaru: Awarded to those who complete the Tempest Keep attunement quest at level 70. (UPDATED)
New Flying Mount added. Requires 2,000g and Exalted with Cenarion Expedition (UPDATED)
New 10-Man Raid - Zul'Aman!
Guild Banks!
New Arena Relics have been added for more talent specs, and existing Relics have been renamed to create a more consistent naming convention (UPDATED)
1/3rd of +Healing will count as +Dmg

Mages

10% coefficient tax removed from Improved Fireball and Improved Frostbolt (UPDATED)
New Spell - Ritual of Refreshment: Allows players to pick up food/water (UPDATED)
Evocation now restores 15% of your total mana each 2 seconds (UPDATED)
Arcane Meditation increased to 10/20/30% mana regeneration
Ice Barrier will receive additional benefit from +Dmg
Ice Barrier (Rank 5, 6) have had their base absorb lowered

Shamans

New Talent - Elemental Focus: Puts you in a "focused state" after landing a melee critical strike, reducing the mana cost of your next Shock spell by 60%
May equip 2-Handed Axes and 2-Handed Maces without spending talent points (UPDATED)
Frost Shock no longer has Diminishing Returns
Shamanistic Rage will reduce damage taken by 30% in addition to it's current effects
Spirit Weapons will reduce melee threat by 30%
Mental Quickness adds 10/20/30% to +Dmg and +Healing based on your total Attack Power, in addition to it's current effects

Druids
Rebirth cooldown reduced to 20 minutes (UPDATED)
Intensity increased to 10/20/30% mana regeneration (UPDATED)

Warlocks
Ritual of Souls has had it's casting time significantly reduced (UPDATED)

Warriors
Tactical Mastery now greatly increases threat from Mortal Strike and Bloodthirst while in Defensive Stance (UPDATED)
Devastate now combines the effects of Sunder Armor into it's effect, and is affected by all talents and items that affect Sunder Armor (UPDATED)

Priests
Power Word: Shield will receive additional benefit from +Dmg and +Healing
Power Word: Shield (Rank 10, 11, 12) have had their base absorb lowered
Pain Suppresion may target Friendly targets
Pain Suppresion reduces Friendly target's threat by 5%
Pain Suppresion reduces Friendly target's damage taken by 40%
Pain Suppresion cooldown reduced to 2 minutes
Meditaion increased to 10/20/30% mana regeneration
Prayer of Healing gains additional benefit from +Dmg and +Healing
Circle of Healing gains additional benefit from +Dmg and +Healing
Circle of Healing's base healing has been reduced
Holy Nova (Healing only) gains additional benefit from +Dmg and +Healing

Paladins
Improved Seal of the Crusader effect added to base abilitiy (UPDATED)
Improved Seal of the Crusader now gives the effects of Sanctified Crusader (UPDATED)
New Talent - Sanctified Seals: Increases your chance to critically hit with all spells and melee by 1/2/3%, and reduces the chance your Seals can be dispelled by 33/66/100% (UPDATED)
Crusader Strike cooldown is being reduced to 6 seconds

Rogues
Fleet Footed increased to 15% speed increase (UPDATED)
Deadly Throw travel speed is being significantly increased
Deadly Throw snare duration is being slightly increased (1 second?)
Blind no longer requires a reagent
Blind is now a physical attack
Blind now shares the Diminishing Returns of Cyclone
Blind is now affected by Diminishing Returns in PvE
Shadowstep may now be used while not in stealth
Shadowstep reduces threat caused by your next Ambush, Garrote, or Backstab by 50%
Shadowstep cooldown increased to 40 seconds
Dirty Deeds increases damage of special attacks by 10/20% against targets below 35% health

Hunters
Wyvern Sting is now instant cast (UPDATED)
Arcane Shot (Rank 6+) will now dispel 1 Magic effect in addition to damage (UPDATED)
Serpent Sting, Immolation Trap, and Explosive Trap gain additional damage based on Ranged Attack Power (UPDATED)

Engineering
New Recipe - Field Repair Bot: Dropped(?) by Gan'arg Analyzers in Blade's Edge Mountains (UPDATED)
Flying Mount added for Engineers. Regular and Epic version.

Fishing

Fish Tracking may be learned from a journal, fished from crates
New fish added near Karazhan and Zul'Aman

Cooking

New recipes added for fish found near Karazhan and Zul'Aman

Season 3 Arena Information
Weapon Rating - 1850
Shoulder Rating - 2000

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanks alot for posting this, don't have time to confirm/check if these notes aren't fake, if they aren't, I'm so happy

Karl said...

I don't think these are fake, but, I don't think these are all in 2.3 This sounds more like a combination of all the changes coming in the next several patches. Esp the engineering flying mount. As much as I would love that, it is so not happening until the next expansion.