World of Warcraft Patch 3.1.2
World of Warcraft Client Patch 3.1.2 -
Last Updated Tuesday, May 19, 2009
The latest test realm patch notes can always be found at
The latest patch notes can always be found at
New art textures have been added for
Argent Tournament mounts
. Any mounts already purchased from the Argent Tournament vendors will be updated automatically. Argent Tournament mounts with the old textures will still be available for purchase from the Argent Tournament vendors for a small
and gold cost (standard faction requirements apply).
Copied Test Realm characters will no longer be copied with their achievement history in order to better facilitate the character copy process.
When enabled from the Interface Options menu, this feature will allow players to store sets of equipment, easily swap between saved sets using hotkeys, and pull items directly from backpacks or bank slots (must be at the bank to equip inventory from the bank).
Vehicle health and damage output in
Strand of the Ancients
now scale with the item level of the operator's gear. Power scaling is now 1% damage and 1% health per average item level.
daily quests have been changed to a weekly format. The honor and
Stone Keeper's Shard
rewarded for completing these quests have been increased to compensate.
: This talent now also increases the healing from Death Strike by 25/50% and the tooltip has been adjusted to reflect the actual functionality after the hotfix in 3.1.0.
: Now has a 10-second cooldown.
: This ability has been redesigned to grant 450% of the casting Druid's base mana pool to the target over 20 seconds.
: Now grants 10/20/30% of spirit as spell power.
: Cooldown reduced by 5 seconds.
: The images summoned by this spell will now target the creature that most hates the Mage, and should no longer cast
on targets that are affected by crowd control debuffs that break immediately on damage unless they are already casting these spells when crowd control is applied.
: Now grant 92 mana per 5 seconds to prevent being overwritten by
: Can no longer be used on player-controlled creatures.
: Healing and healing scaling reduced by 30%. Buff on affected players changed from 15% to 10%.
: Effect can no longer be dispelled.
: Mana cost reduction is now 15% down from 30%.
updated: Consumes an
effect on the enemy target to instantly deal damage equal to 12 seconds of your Immolate, or 8 seconds of your Shadowflame. In addition, the increased critical strike chance of Conflagrate provided by this talent no longer requires the Immolate effect to have 5 seconds or fewer remaining on the target.
: Now increases the damage done by your
by 3/6/9/12/15% on targets afflicted by Immolate, and increases the critical strike chance of your Conflagrate by 5/10/15/20/25%.
reduced to 30% damage reduction, down from 60%.
(Voidwalker) redesigned: Sacrifices a portion of the Voidwalker's health, giving its master a shield that will absorb X damage for 30 seconds. While the shield holds, spell casting will not be interrupted by damage. 1-minute cooldown.
: Now also includes
: Critical strike chance bonus reduced to 25%, down from 100%.
Arena weapons with an item level of 239 have had their rating requirements increased to 2350.
2-Piece Set Bonus: The bonus critical strike chance for
has been increased from 5% to 8%.
Furious Gladiator's Staff
Furious Gladiator's Greatstaff
: The agility values on these two items were too high. They have been reduced by 50%.
Guise of the Midgard Serpent
: The base attack power on this item has been lowered to balance it against items of a similar quality.
Increased the health and mana restored from Northrend food and drinks.
Most scopes now have a level requirement and will bind the item to which they are applied.
4-Piece Set Bonus: Chance for
to trigger an instant
changed to 15%.
4-Piece Set Bonus: The runic power gain has been reduced to 5 runic power from 10 runic power.
10-player hard mode weapons have been updated to item level 232.
: Has been adjusted to grant the Druid 90% of his or her base mana pool over 20 seconds.
: Now only decreases Mass Dispel cost by 35%.
: Reduced to 7%, down from 20% cooldown reduction to Charge.
Jewel Of The Sewers
: You can now fish in all parts of the
sewers for this quest.
: Can now be caught from Nettlefish schools in
For additional notes on Lua and XML changes please visit the UI & Macros forum.
Dungeons and Raids -
should now reset in a timely manner if a group fails to kill him.
10-player bosses that drop
will also sometimes drop the recipes that use those orbs.
The Spark of Imagination: Characters that release in part of the boss room will no longer be ported to
Professions - Tailoring
: Now correctly increases ranged attack power.
: Tooltip error corrected.
: If no target is available for Blood Boil to hit, the spell will now cast and consume a blood rune but generate no runic power.
: Rank 2 of this ability is properly considered a stun and can be escaped by Blink.
critical strikes now trigger this talent.
: The tooltip has been corrected to display its actual chance to occur.
: This Hunter pet talent no longer lists a percentage chance to be triggered, as that chance varies by the attack speed of the pet.
: Damage done to the Paladin while this is active will no longer cause the effect to break early, and if it is dispelled or cancelled early, the damage counter will reset correctly the next time the spell is cast.
: Issues with action bars and ability use arising from using Stealth while Shadow Dance is active have been fixed.
Tricks of the Trade
: To prevent exploits, this ability can no longer be cast on non-player targets.
: This spell will no longer appear in any Warlock's spellbook.