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WoW Patch 9.1: New PTR build brings PvP adjustments for various classes

August 6, 2021

The testing phase of WoW Patch 9.1 is still in full swing and the developers are regularly releasing smaller and larger class changes. The latest build 38783 on the test server focuses on PvP and includes a number of adjustments and new PvP talents for Demon Hunter, Druid, Hunter, and Priest. Below you can read the official English patch notes. As soon as Blizzard has published the German patch notes, we will update this message.

Table of Contents

  1. 1WoW Patch 9.1 PTR Patch Notes - PvP Changes
    1. 1.1Demon Hunter
      1. 1.1.1Havoc
    2. 1.2Druid
      1. 1.2.1Feral
    3. 1.3Hunter
      1. 1.3.1Beast Mastery
    4. 1.4Priest
      1. 1.4.1Holy
      2. 1.4.2Shadow
  2. 2RUNECARVING
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WoW Patch 9.1 PTR Patchnotes - PvP Changes

Demon Hunter

  • New PvP Talent: Chaotic Imprint.
  • Imprison now lasts for 4 seconds in PvP combat (was 3 seconds).
  • Detainment (PvP Talent) now increases the duration of Imprison by 1 second (was 2 seconds) and no longer increases Imprison's cooldown.
  • Unending Hatred (PvP Talent) now generates Fury from all damage sources (previously was just magic damage taken) and its Fury generation has been increased by 50%.

Havoc

  • New PvP Talent: Isolated Prey
  • Cover of Darkness has been redesigned - The radius of Darkness is increased by 4 yards and its duration is increased by 2 seconds.
  • Demonic Origins (PvP Talent) now reduces the duration of Metamorphosis by 10 seconds (was 15 seconds).
  • Blur now correctly grants 50% Dodge while active in PvP combat (was granting a reduced value).
  • Darkness now grants a 50% chance to avoid damage while in PvP Combat (was 20%).
  • Eye of Leotharas (PvP Talent) has been removed.

Druid

Feral

  • Infected Wounds now lasts for 12 seconds in PvP combat (was 8 seconds).
  • Leader of the Pack (PvP Talent) can now proc from critical strikes with spells and it can now only occur every 8 seconds (was 6 seconds).
  • Wicked Claws (PvP Talent) now reduces healing received by 10% per stack (was 12.5% per stack).
  • Savage Momentum (PvP Talent) now reduces the cooldown of Dash by 10 seconds (was Stampeding Roar).
  • Freedom of the Herd (PvP Talent) now also reduces the cooldown of Stampeding Roar by 1 minute in addition to its current effect.
  • King of the Jungle (PvP Talent) now stacks up to 4 times and its movement speed increase can stack with other movement speed increasing effects.

Hunter

  • New PvP Talent: Wild Kingdom

Beast Mastery

  • New PvP Talent: Kindred Beasts
  • The Beast Within (PvP Talent) has been redesigned - You and all allied pets within 40 yards gain 15% attack speed, and immunity to Fear and Horror effects.

Priest

Holy

  • Holy Word: Concentration has been renamed to Sanctified Ground and has been slightly redesigned - Holy Word: Sanctify now causes its current effect, duration has been reduced to 5 seconds (was 8 seconds) and its radius has been increased to 10 yards (from 8 yards).
  • Greater Heal (PvP Talent) cooldown decreased to 12 seconds (was 15 seconds) and now ignores healing reduction effects except for Dampening.
  • Spirit of the Redeemer (PvP Talent) cooldown reduced to 2 minutes (was 3 minutes).

Shadow

  • New PvP Talent: Megalomania
  • New PvP Talent: Void Volley
  • Psyfiend (PvP Talent) now spawns with 10% of the Priest's maximum health (was 10 health).

RUNECARVING

  • New Runecarving Powers
    • Priest has new powers available in the May 25 update.

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