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World of Warcraft – November 2018 Patch Notes

November 27, 2018

Dungeons and Raids

  • The Mythic Keystone affix Grievous Wound now has a maximum of 4 stacks (was 5).
  • Auchindoun
    • Fixed an issue where Curse of Impotence cast by the Nexus Terror reduced the affected target’s damage by much more than intended while Timewalking.
  • Uldir
    • Mythrax
      • Visions of Madness no longer strictly prefer to target ranged players with Mind Flay.
      • The N’raqi Destroyer health reduced by 10%.
    • Fetid Devourer
      • Shockwave Stomp damage reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Putrid Paroxysm damage reduced by 20% on Mythic difficulty.
      • Mutated Mass and Corruption Corpuscle health reduced by 10% on Mythic difficulty.
    • G’huun
      • Gibbering Horrors health reduced by 10% on Mythic Difficulty.
      • The number of Bursting Boils per cast reduced by 1 on Mythic Difficulty.
  • Ulduar
    • Algalon
      • Melee damage reduced by 10%.
      • Black Hole Explosion damage reduced by 35%.


November 16, 2018

14th Anniversary Event

  • The respawn time for all event world bosses has been lowered.

Dungeons and Raids

  • In Mythic Keystone dungeons, the Grievous affix now stacks every other tick (was every tick), and now deals 2% of the player’s total HP per stack (was 1.5%).
  • In Mythic Keystone dungeons, the health of Explosives has been reduced by 50%, and Explosives should no longer spawn from a crowd-controlled enemy.
  • Kings’ Rest
    • King A’akul’s Hidden Blade Poison DoT reduced by 50%.
    • King Timalji’s Bladestorm snare increased to 60% (was 25%), and Bladestorm recast time increased to 20-25 seconds (was 10-20 seconds).
    • Queen Wasi’s Seduction duration reduced to 8 seconds (was 30 seconds).
    • Shadow of Zul’s Absorbed in the Darkness periodic damage reduced by 50%, and Shadow Barrage direct damage reduced by 25%.
    • Shadow-Borne Champion’s Ancestral Fury damage reduced by 50%.
    • The Golden Serpent’s Animated Gold health reduced by 50%.
  • Shrine of the Storm
    • Deepsea Ritualist’s Unending Darkness damage taken bonus has been reduced to 10% (was 25%), and cast time increased to 3 seconds (was 2 seconds).
    • Tidesage Enforcer’s Deep Smash impact damage reduced by 25%.
    • Tidesage Spiritualist’s now casts Mending Rapids every 25 seconds (was 10 seconds) and does 50% less damage with Anchor of Binding.
  • Temple of Sethraliss
    • Galvazzt’s Galvanize periodic damage reduced by 25%.
    • Faithless Tender’s Embyonic Vigor healing reduced to 10% (was 50%), and Greater Healing Potion now begins cooldown immediately, allowing stuns to preventing it from being recast instantly.
  • Tol Dagor
    • The Mythic Keystone timer is now set to 36 minutes (was 33 minutes).
  • Underrot
    • The Mythic Keystone timer is now set to 33 minutes (was 30 minutes).
  • Uldir
    • Mythrax
      • Oblivion Sphere now strongly favors targeting ranged specs across all difficulties.
      • Fixed a bug that prevented earning the criteria for the Achievement Existential Crisis.

World Quests

  • Corrected an issue that was preventing players from receiving quest credit for “Breaking Irons” in Siege of Boralus on Mythic difficulty.


November 12, 2018

Dungeons and Raids

  • Uldir
    • MOTHER
      • Demonology Warlock Dreadstalkers will now correctly be able to attack MOTHER and will now properly grant charges of Demonic Core when they expire during the encounter.
      • Fixed a bug that caused undesired tank swaps under certain conditions.

Player versus Player

  • Druid
    • Fixed a bug that could cause Lively Spirit (Azerite Trait) to continue to track spells after Innervate is removed from the target earlier than its normal duration, such as being removed by Purge or Dispel Magic.
    • Lively Spirit’s (Azerite Trait) Intellect bonus reduced by 30% when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Rogue
    • Fixed a bug that caused Sharpened Blades (Azerite Trait) to deal more damage than intended when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Warlock
    • Havoc no longer affects the Incinerate damage taken by its target after the Havoc debuff fades.


  • “A Traitor’s Death” no longer requires killing Hexthralled mobs.


November 7, 2018


  • The Mythic G’huun title, Purifier, should now properly be available to alternate characters at level 120, once earned.


  • Monk
    • Brewmaster
      • Fixed an error causing Celestial Fortune to sometimes proc at incorrect times.

Creatures and NPCs

  • Uuna’s Starshot should no longer fail to depower Baa’l.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Shrine of the Storm
    • Abyssal Eel
      • No longer spawns Explosives in Mythic Keystone difficulties.
    • Tidesage Council
      • Brother Ironhull will now remain stationary when casting Hindering Cleave.
    • Vol’zith the Whisperer
      • Whispers of Power now reduces maximum health as a percentage instead of restricting healing received.
      • Manifestations of the Deep health reduced by 40%.
      • Manifestations of the Deep’s Abyssal Eruption damage reduced by 80%.
  • Uldir
    • Cross-realm raids can now enter Uldir on Mythic difficulty.
    • Mythic Uldir is now listed in Group Finder.


  • Spider’s Kiss will no longer affect targets greater than level 69.
  • The haste proc from the Construct Overcharger has been increased by 50%.

Player versus Player

  • Fixed a bug that could cause your first Packed House win of the day to not count towards the weekly brawl quest “Something Different”.

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