Blizzard has released a new World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth patch that nerfs many healing specs in PvP settings.
The new hotfix substantially reduces healer mana regeneration in PvP engagements for all Druid specs, Holy and Disc priests, Holy paladins, Elemental and Resto Shamans, and Mistweaver Monks. Moreover, the new patch nerfs neurotoxins for Assassination Rogues in PvP.
According to Blizzard, the nerf to healers was rolled out to make mana additional critical in PvP.
“We’ve taken a cautious take a look at healer mana throughout longer PvP engagements in each Arenas and battlegrounds, plus the changes above are intended to buy wow items address quite a few concerns”, Blizzard writes. “In PvP, we want mana to feel like a much more critical resource, and we want mana efficiency to be a crucial a part of PvP healing. At the beginning of Battle for Azeroth, mana regeneration from all healer specs was reduced by 15-30% (depending on the class), and following reviewing the present state of the game, we really feel like additional reductions are necessary to each healer specs along with a handful of hybrid specs.”
The official release notes for the update have been incorporated below:
Player versus Player
Restoration Druid mana regeneration is now reduced by 55% in PvP.
Holy Priest, Holy Paladin, Restoration Shaman, and Mistweaver Monk mana regeneration is now decreased by 50% in PvP.
Discipline Priest mana regeneration is now lowered by 45% in PvP.
Balance Druid, Feral Druid, and Elemental Shaman mana regeneration is reduced by 35% in PvP.
Nourish (PvP Talent) mana price enhanced by 30%
Neurotoxin now increases the cooldown of affected spells by 1 sec, down from 3 sec.
Neurotoxin now has a 45 second cooldown, up from 25 sec.
Neurotoxin now includes a 3 sec duration, down from 10 sec.
Developers note: However, we’re unable to repair several technical troubles with this spell at this time. We’re functioning on a repair for it that we hope to include in 8.1.5.
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