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Marco

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Re: 8.1.x stuff
« Reply #45 on: January 09, 2019, 01:56:50 PM »
Yeah, there's already a blue post: https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/wow/t/regeneratin-zandalari-racial-is-crazy-op/68531/22

It seems okay as a QOL perk if you can only use it out of combat and it stops if you go into combat.  If it's usable in combat, even interruptable by damage, that seems too powerful for a racial.

jsoh

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Re: 8.1.x stuff
« Reply #46 on: January 09, 2019, 02:14:47 PM »
Well. Horde players have been complaining for ages about how the alliance gets the totally OP Arcane Torrent racial, so this seems like itís just balancing things out.

Hold on, Iím being passed a note...

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Re: 8.1.x stuff
« Reply #47 on: January 09, 2019, 04:36:31 PM »
Yeah, there's already a blue post: https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/wow/t/regeneratin-zandalari-racial-is-crazy-op/68531/22

It seems okay as a QOL perk if you can only use it out of combat and it stops if you go into combat.  If it's usable in combat, even interruptable by damage, that seems too powerful for a racial.

Yeah, I mean, even one tick is more than Gift of the Naaru across it's entire duration and with half the cooldown.

This is another "How does this get past the drawing board?" moment.

jsoh

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Re: 8.1.x stuff
« Reply #48 on: January 15, 2019, 04:14:14 AM »
https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/wow/t/whats-changing-and-not-in-season-2/73698/101

Executive summary: Beginning with Season 2, emissary caches + incursion rewards will now honour your loot spec, so our long national nightmare is now over.

Marco

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Re: 8.1.x stuff
« Reply #49 on: January 15, 2019, 06:22:57 AM »
Other transition notes from that blue post:

* Emissary quests will persist across the reset going into season 2, but the rewards will reroll.  Save your Sunday and Monday emissaries if they aren't awarding Azerite gear.  If they are awarding Azerite gear, it's a tougher call (since there's a high chance they will reroll into AP or something), but I plan to save mine in that case anyway.

* Darkshore rewards won't upgrade until the warfront cycle advances.  If you get a 385 Azerite piece from Darkshore at the very beginning of season 2, it won't have a fifth ring.  The intent is that there is no benefit from delaying Darkshore participation across the season change.

* The mythic+ cache reward next week will be a season 1 reward (including the amount of residuum).  Your key rank will decay by 4 instead of the usual 1.  Mythics will be 30% harder, to offset by the 30 item-level shift in gear.  For the first week, end-of-dungeon mythic+ rewards will be capped at 385, which you will get at +6, but pushing up past that will still improve your week 2 cache reward (up to +10 as usual).

* Artifact knowledge will begin ticking up again next week, for ten weeks.