A number of hotfixes came today and in the previous days for the 6.1 patch for World of Warcraft. As these are hotfixes, they do not require players to download a new update for their game and are all done serverside. Let's take a look at what those changes are.

World of Warcraft 6.1 Hotfixes from this past week (February 27, 2015)

February 27
Classes
  • Hunter
    • Talents
      • Focusing Shot now has a facing requirement.

  • Monk
    • Talents
      • Fixed an issue where Chi Explosion could incorrectly trigger Healing Elixirs while the Monk is at full health.

  • Priest
    • Talents
      • Saving Grace (Discipline, Holy) now heals for 34% less in PvP combat (up from 25% less).

  • Shaman
    • Elemental
      • Fixed an issue where Lava Surge can interact with the talent, Echo of the Elements incorrectly to provide an additional charge of Lava Surge.

    • Restoration
      • Chain Heal should now be correctly healing the most injured ally first.

  • Warlock
    • Talents
      • Soul Link's healing now ignores effects that increase or decrease the amount of healing received.

  • Warrior
    • General
      • Execute now deals 13% more damage for Fury and Protection Warriors, effectively restoring the ability's damage level back to pre-Patch 6.1.
      • Fixed a number of issues with Execute’s rage consumption and damage for Arms Warriors.

Garrisons, Followers, and Outposts
  • General
    • Visiting Garrison profession traders are now on a rotation and is no longer random.
    • Summoned Garrison bosses should no longer reset or despawn after being summoned if they're engaged by pets or Garrison NPCs.
    • Visiting High Overlord Saurfang no longer offers to accompany Horde players on patrol over concerns that he may cleave the Garrison in half.

  • Garrison Quests
    • Targets of bounty quests are now open tap.
    • Learning is Painful: Huge Crate of Weapons should now be interactable and allow players to complete the quest.

  • Follower Missions
    • Relic and Bounty missions are no longer being offered.

Creatures and NPCs
  • Fixed collision geometry designed to prevent crowding around the Horde PvP vendors in Warspear.

Raids and Dungeons
  • Legacy
    • Drak'Tharon Keep: Fixed an issue where Novos the Summoner was unkillable on Heroic difficulty.
    • The Culling of Stratholme: Fixed an issue where the Dark Runed Chest after defeating Mal'Ganis could not be looted on Heroic difficulty.

Items
  • Formidable Ring should no longer create invalid items.
  • Shadowtome can no longer be incorrectly upgraded by Ensorcelled Tarot.
  • The Shatterer no longer has a chance on hit effect.

Bug Fixes
  • Trade Goods and Consumables should now be correctly deposited to bags assigned to favor those item types.

February 26
General
  • Players are now able to whisper or send party invites to players on any realm.

Classes
  • Death Knight
    • Blood
      • Shadow of Death should no longer be incorrectly canceled by Lichborne.

  • Druid
    • General
      • Movement speed bonuses from Stag Form combined with Stampeding Roar should now stack additively (previously, it did not and resulted in a loss of movement speed when both were combined).

    • Balance
      • Starfall and Sunfall should now correctly only hit enemies afflicted by the casting Druid's Moonfire or Sunfire without an active Glyph of Untamed Stars glyph.

    • Feral
      • Lunar Inspiration's Moonfire (Feral) now deals 20% more damage.Got it.
      • Initial attacks for Rake and Thrash should no longer be incorrectly benefitting from Bloodtalons twice.

    • Talents
      • Fixed an issue where Wild Charge in Aquatic Form was not working correctly.

  • Hunter
    • General
      • Ice Trap's trigger area should now match the visual.

    • Marksman
      • Chimaera Shot now deals 20% less damage in PvP combat.

  • Monk
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Enhanced Roll was not correctly increasing the Monk's speed as much as it should.

    • Mistweaver
      • Mana Tea modified by Glyph of Mana Tea should now benefit correctly from Spirit.

  • Paladin
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Paladins had an extra spellbook tab for glyphs.

  • Priest
    • Talents
      • Saving Grace (Discipline, Holy) now heals for 25% less in PvP combat.

  • Rogue
    • Talents
      • Rogues with the Subterfuge talent no longer incorrectly break out of Stealth from Prayer of Mending (Priest).
      • Fixed an issue where Subterfuge and Vanish interacted incorrectly, resulting in the wrong action bar being displayed for a short time.

  • Shaman
    • Enhancement
      • Fire Nova's visuals should now be visible to the casting Shaman.

    • Restoration
      • Lava Burst no longer deals extra damage in PvP combat for Restoration Shaman.

Garrisons, Followers, and Outposts
  • General
    • Music Roll: Totems of the Grizzlemaw should now play the correct Grizzly Hills track.
    • Increased the spawn rate for the chest containing Music Roll: Night Song in Darnassus.

  • Garrison Campaign Quests
    • Scouting Missives can now be completed if the player has already completed the daily version of the quests.
    • Herbs Galore: Completing the quest should now award 25 Primal Spirits (up from 15).
    • Portable Portals (Horde version): Fixed an issue where Gez'la was not offering the quest to eligible players.

  • Garrison Buildings
    • Dwarven Bunker / War Mill: Increased the chance for obtaining Follower armor and weaponry sets from work orders.
    • Mage Tower / Spirit Lodge, Level 1: It should now support up to 7 work orders (was incorrectly only able to support 1 work order).

Quests
  • Gorgrond
    • Mossy Fate: Players should now be able to complete the quest if they receive Kaz the Shrieker as a Follower.

Creatures and NPCs
  • Heirloom vendors Estelle Gendry (Horde) and Krom Stoutarm (Alliance) are now ensuring that they have a lot more personal space.

PvP
  • Ashran
    • Being in a Premade Group should no longer prevent players from entering Ashran.
    • Fixed an issue where players in the same raid or party but in different instances of Ashran would still see each other's markers on the map.

Battlegrounds and Arenas
  • Battlegrounds
    • [Requires a realm restart] Low-level items should no longer have an excessive amount of Bonus Armor.
    • War Games now should have a 25-second resurrection timer.
    • Temple of Kotmogu: Paladins can no longer use Divine Shield or Hand of Protection on players holding an orb in Temple of Kotmogu.
    • Temple of Kotmogu: Hunters can no longer use Camouflage to drop an orb in Temple of Kotmogu.

Collections
  • Heirlooms
    • [Requires a realm restart] Musty Tome of the Lost should now correctly accept Heirloom armor upgrade tokens (was incorrectly using weapon upgrade tokens instead).

  • Battle Pets
    • Battle Pet healing abilities should now heal for an amount much closer to the values stated in the tooltip.

  • Toy Box
    • S.E.L.F.I.E. Cameras can now be used while under a stealth effect.

  • Mounts
    • Chauffeured Chopper can no longer be driven by party members that are visiting another player's Garrison.

Items
  • Increased the amount of Stamina granted from Draenor food.
    • Tier 1 Stamina food now gives a bonus of 112 Stamina (up from 75).
    • Tier 2 Stamina food received no change and remains at 150 Stamina.
    • Tier 3 Stamina food now gives a bonus of 187 Stamina (up from 125).

  • The following glyphs are no longer bind on pickup.
    • Glyph of the Solstice (Druid)
    • Glyph of Flying Fists (Monk)
    • Glyph of Cleanse (Paladin)
    • Glyph of Purification (Priest)
    • Glyph of Purify Spirit (Shaman)

  • Primal Combatant's Medallion of Adaptation should now correctly count towards the PvP trinket set bonus, Gladiator's Distinction.

Bug Fixes
  • General
    • Fixed an issue where Touch of the Naaru's visuals was not correctly attached to character models.
    • Primal Combatant's Medallion of Adaptation should now convert into the correct faction version for characters that had undergone a Paid Faction Transfer.

  • Achievements
    • Don't Call Me Junior: Exploration Mission Master is no longer a requirement for completing the achievement.
    • [Requires a realm restart] Securing Draenor: Removed Challenge at the Ring of Blood as one of the requirements for completing the achievement.
    • What a Strange, Interdimensional Trip It's Been: Credit should now be correctly awarded for defeating Rukhmar with Pepe atop your head.

February 25
Classes
  • Tanking Specializations no longer generate threat from heals.
  • Fixed an issue where threat dropping abilities were sometimes incorrectly removing crowd-control effects.
  • Fixed an issue where images summoned by Spectral Guise (Priest Talent) or Mirror Image (Mage) would incorrectly retain threat when resummoned.
  • Druid
    • General
      • Shifting in-and-out of Cat Form should now correctly reapply Cat Form's speed bonus while Dash or Stampeding Roar is active.
      • Fixed an issue where various item effects that provides a buff based on the player's highest stat sometimes picked the wrong stat for Balance and Restoration Druids that were shapeshifted into Bear Form or Cat Form.
      • Fixed an issue where Ferocious Bite may consume more Energy than intended when the ability Multistrikes.

    • Talents
      • Bloodtalons (Feral) should no longer incorrectly consume a charge if the attack misses, is dodged, or parried.

  • Mage
    • Talents
      • Prismatic Crystal should no longer be incorrectly affected by friendly auras that reduces damage taken.

  • Monk
    • General
      • Tiger Strikes should no longer incorrectly activate on unsuccessful autoattacks, but will be able to activate from successful Multistrikes. Fixing this will result in an overall damage gain for all Monks, so there are a couple of additional adjustments (see below). Additionally, Tiger Strikes should now correctly provide the full 10% chance to trigger for Mistweavers in Crane Stance while equipping one-handed items in conjunction with off-hand items. For more details of this change, please visit the forum thread: Upcoming Tiger Strikes Hotfix.
        • Keg Smash (Brewmaster) now deals 20% less damage.
        • Rising Sun Kick (Windwalker, Mistweaver) now causes enemies to take 20% increased damage from the Monk's abilities (up from 10%).
        • The tooltip for Tiger Strikes is incorrectly stating that the chance for it to activate is 6.25% while dual-wielding. The actual chance is 5% (and has been since Warlords of Draenor released). The tooltip will be corrected in a future patch.

    • Talents
      • Fixed an issue with Chi Torpedo that caused it to deal no damage unless the Glyph of Water Roll was applied.

  • Paladin
    • Glyphs
      • Glyph of Holy Shock now decreases the healing of Holy Shock by 25% and increases its damage by 25% (down from a 50% decrease to healing and 50% increase to damage).

  • Priest
    • Talents
      • Saving Grace (Discipline, Holy) should now correctly reduce absorbs done (was incorrectly reducing absorption taken).

    • Armor Sets
      • PvP 2-piece set bonus effect for Shadow Priests is now removed at the beginning of a boss encounter. The set bonus will still work during the encounter.

  • Rogue
    • Armor Sets
      • PvP 4-piece set bonus for Combat Rogues should now provide the correct set bonus for Cold Blood. Note that the tooltip will incorrectly display text for the old set bonus and will be fixed in a future client-side patch.

    • Bug Fixes
      • Fixed an issue that could allow the effects of Master of Subtlety to persist longer than intended.
      • Attacking targets immediately after Vanish transitions to Stealth should now correctly remove Stealth and trigger Subterfuge.

  • Shaman
    • Enhancement
      • Fire Nova should now work correctly with Flurry. Additionally, Fire Nova should have its global cooldown reduced by haste.

    • Armor Sets
      • PvP 2-piece set bonus for Elemental Shaman should now correctly provide immunity to silence and interrupt effects while Ascendance is active.

Garrisons, Followers, and Outposts
  • Garrison Campaign Quests
    • Bringing the Bass: Lumbering Ancient can now be tapped by multiple players. Loot from the creature has been temporarily removed.
    • New Goods (Alliance version): Fixed an issue where Lieutenant Thorn was not offering this quest to eligible players.

  • Garrison Buildings
    • Mine, Level 2 (Horde): Fixed an issue where some of the ore nodes were spawning in the air.

Quests
  • Frostfire Ridge
    • The Battle of Thunder Pass: Fixed an issue where players dying during the battle may sometimes be unable to complete the quest.

  • Nagrand
    • Shields Down!: Players should now receive credit for interacting with the Arkonite Crystal and be able to complete the quest.

Raids and Dungeons
  • Blackrock Foundry
    • General
      • Ogron Hauler no longer hits targets while casting Overhead Smash and Overhead Smash now increase Physical damage taken by 100% (down from a 200% increase) on Raid Finder difficulty.
      • Slagshop Brute now pauses for 2-seconds after using Lumbering Strength.

    • The Blast Furnace
      • Phase 1
        • Adds in the encounter should now be more immediately responsive to threat generation upon jumping into the encounter space.
        • Furnace Engineer's Repair ability now heals Heat Regulators' health every 1.5 seconds (up from every 1 second). Additionally, Furnace Engineers should no longer instantly cast Repair if they're in the middle of casting Electrocution or Bomb.

      • Phase 2
        • Firecaller's Volatile Fire now hits up to a maximum of 2 targets on Raid Finder difficulty, and 3 targets on Normal and Heroic difficulty.
        • Slag Elemental's nameplates now go away when they are Dormant.
        • Multiple Slag Elementals should no longer Fixate on the same player.

    • Flamebender Ka'graz
      • The fight should now reset when a Cinder Wolf is moved outside the encounter area.
      • Flamebender Ka'graz's Charring Breath and Lava Slash should now be correctly removed after an encounter reset.

    • Kromog
      • Players under the effects of Rune of the Grasping Hand should no longer take damage or stunned by Rune of Crushing Earth.

    • Beastlord Darmac
      • Beastlord Darmac's Pin Down ability should now deal damage in a radius of 25 yards around the spear impacts rather than around Darmac. Additionally, visuals for the attack should no longer be sometimes hidden by the floor.
      • Visuals for Spirit of the Rylak's Superheated Shrapnel and Dreadwing's Inferno Breath should now more accurately display the abilities' area of effect.

    • Operator Thogar
      • Fixed an issue where the door leading to Operator Thogar may fail to open if the raid wipes shortly after starting the encounter.

    • Blackhand
      • Blackhand should now correctly create a Slag Crater beneath the target of his Massive Shattering Smash.
      • Visuals for Blackhand's Shattering Smash and Massive Shattering Smash should now be visible with Projected Textures disabled.

  • Legacy
    • Throne of the Four Winds, Conclave of Wind: Fixed an issue where players may be unable to receive loot if their pet lands the killing blow on Conclave of Wind.

PvP
  • Ashran
    • Gleaming Ashmaul Strongbox no longer contains Primal Aspirant's gear (item level 600). Gleaming Ashmaul Strongbox now contains only Primal Combatant's gear (item level 620) with a small chance for Primal Gladiator's gear (item level 660) and Flask of Conquest.

Battlegrounds and Arenas
  • Battlegrounds
    • Warsong Gulch: Fixed an issue where players entering a match that's in-progress will cause the character to have 1 health and be displayed as dead.

  • Arenas
    • Fixed an issue where players were incorrectly awarded two Steel Lockboxes for completing a 3v3 and 5v5 skirmish.

Items
  • Blackrock Ham's well fed bonus should now correctly provide a buff to Critical Strike.
  • Dread Pirate Ring should correctly provide a bonus to Stamina, Critical Strike, and Haste once more (was incorrectly set to Intelligence, Stamina, and Critical Strike).
  • S.E.L.F.I.E. Cameras should now use the correct animation for Human Male and Female models.
  • Savage Feast's well fed bonus should now work correctly with the Pandaren Epicurean racial ability.

Bug Fixes
  • General
    • Resolved an issue where players that attempt to teleport back from a dungeon after having recently upgraded their Garrisons may receive an "Instance not found" error.
    • Fixed a server crash during the daily quest reset.

  • Items
    • Fixed an issue where Alliance players were unable to purchase the Battle Pet, Clock'em.

(via Battle.net)