Patch 6.2.2a Hotfixes: Sep 15 - Oct 1
hotfixes
October 2nd by Rygarius

Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to the recently released World of Warcraft Patch 6.2.2. Hotfixes are updates made without requiring a new client-side patch. Some of the hotfixes below take effect the moment they were implemented, while others may require scheduled realm restarts to go into effect. Please keep in mind that some issues cannot be addressed without a client-side patch update. This list will be updated as additional hotfixes are applied.

Previous 6.2.2 Hotfix Blogs

October 1


Raids and Dungeons

Hellfire Citadel

  • Fel Lord Zakuun
    • Cloven Soul should now always be applied to the target with the highest threat that is currently tanking Fel Lord Zakuun.

Collections

Toy Box

  • Mark of the Ashtongue is now usable while in combat and the cosmetic transformation no longer breaks in combat.

Items

  • Fixed an issue that could cause naval equipment to incorrectly display as red on the naval equipment vendor, (but is still purchasable) when the item in question has been unlocked for the character.
     

September 30


Brewfest

  • Added the ability to sell a number of Brewfest items back to the Brewfest vendor that could not be sold back previously.

Raids and Dungeons

Hellfire Citadel

  • Kilrogg Deadeye
    • Kilrogg Deadeye's Heart Seeker now deals damage and spawns globules only against the target of the ability on Normal Difficulty.
    • Significantly reduced the health of Blood Globule and Fel Blood Globule on Normal Difficulty.
  • Hellfire High Council
    • Reduced the damage of Dia Darkwhisper's Wailing Horrors by 30% on Normal difficulty.
  • Gorefiend
    • Gorefiend no longer uses Shared Fate on Normal or Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Gorebound Construct's Hunger for Life now only affects the fixated target on Normal difficulty.
  • Tyrant Velhari
    • Aura of Oppression in stage one and Aura of Contempt in stage two of the encounter now increases its effect over time more slowly on Normal difficulty.
  • Xhul'horac
    • Wild Pyromaniac's Fel Orb no longer creates patches of Chaotic Felblaze if it fails to impact a player on Normal and Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Unstable Voidfiend's Volatile Voidstep no longer spreads Creeping Void if the explosion contacts any players on Normal and Raid Finder difficulty.
  • Archimonde
    • Archimonde no longer uses Wrought Chaos on Normal or Raid Finder difficulty.
    • Nether Portals created by Nether Banish no longer summon Living Shadows on Normal or Raid Finder difficulty.

PvP

Ashran

  • Ancient Artifact now increases maximum health by 25% (down from 100%).

Mercenary Mode

  • Fixed an issue where Druids could incorrectly retain shapeshifted visuals for the opposite faction upon leaving a Battleground match.

Items

  • Fragment of the Dark Star should now only trigger its effects in combat.
     

September 21


Creatures and NPCs

Tanaan Jungle

  • Remnant of the Blood Moon: To reduce the number Drained Blood Crystal needed to start the encounter, the health of the Blood Moon has been reduced to 1000 (down from 10,000).

Raids and Dungeons

Hellfire Citadel

  • Archimonde
    • The duration of Nether Corruption has been reduced to 5 seconds so it doesn't persist across multiple portal phases on Raid Finder difficulty.

PvP

Mercenary Mode

  • Players should no longer receive a bonus objective to kill a tower guardian for the wrong faction, Rylai Crestfall (Alliance) or Jeron Emberfall (Horde) while fighting as a mercenary.

Achievements

  • Rescue Operation: Fixed an issue where players were unable to free captured prisoners.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that could prevent Monks from being able to use Zen Flight in areas where they were able to use other flying mounts.
  • Fixed an issue where the Swarming Insects debuff that prevents flight in The Feeding Pits in Townlong Steppes could persist incorrectly after leaving the area.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause characters to receive loot for the wrong class in Personal Loot mode on Mythic difficulty.
     

September 17


Raids and Dungeons

Hellfire Citadel

  • Gorefiend
    • Increased the duration for Digest and Resisting to 35 seconds (up from 30 seconds) on Mythic difficulty.

Grimrail Depot

  • [Hotfix reverted] Fixed an issue where players were incorrectly able to reflect damage for a number of abilities during the Nitrogg Thundertower encounter.

PvP

Ashran

  • Recreant is now applied if a player does not accept the prompt to enter Ashran.

Mercenary Mode

  • Fixed a situation that could cause the Mercenary mode buff to not be applied correctly on a character.

Achievements

  • Master of the Seas: The title associated with this achievement is now account-wide for level 100 characters.
  • Rumble in the Jungle: The title associated with this achievement is now account-wide for level 100 characters.
     

September 15


Raids and Dungeons

Hellfire Citadel

  • Archimonde
    • Shadowfel Burst no longer requires line-of-sight to deal damage or knock players up into the air.

PvP

Ashran

  • Players on a multi-passenger mount flying into Ashran should now be placed into the correct phase.

Mercenary Mode

  • Mages that fought for the opposite faction as a mercenary should no longer incorrectly retain the ability to use the opposing faction's teleport spells afterwards.

Achievements

  • Heirloom Hoarder: Fixed an issue where players were not receiving the Chauffeured Chopper after completing the achievement, Heirloom Hoarder.

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