WoW 5.3: PTR Build 16946: Spell Changes

The latest spell changes from the PTR for WoW 5.3.

The newest build of the World of Warcraft 5.3 PTR came out. There was nothing new added, but quite a few spells have been altered.

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For WoW 5.3, the following spells have been altered:

For Unholy Death Knights, Festering Strike and Scourge Strike now have their tooltips matching their live counterparts’ values.

Hunter‘s pets that use Spirit Mend have now had the cooldown reduced to 30 seconds (down from 40 seconds.)

Mage talents Flameglow and Incanter’s Ward have been changed. The first one now absorbs only 15% of spell power, down from 20%. The ward now grants 15% increased spell damage for 25 seconds, down from the 30% that had previously lasted for 15 seconds.

Elemental and Restoration Shaman‘s Lava Burst has now had its base damage increased by 25%. This comes at the cost of it no longer listing additional damage from the user’s spell power.

For the Abomination of Anger in the Crypt of Forgotten Kings, Breath of Hate now has a 7 second cool down.

These are all the changes in the newest build for WoW 5.3. Stay tuned for more updates.


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