Huge Nerfs to Ruby Life Pools and Azure Vault – Dragonflight Season 1 Hotfix January 18th

January 18, 2023

A new Hotfix has been released on the current Live Servers, which implement significant changes to Ruby Life Pools and Azure Vault from Dragonflight Season 1 Mythic Keystone Dungeons. Read more..

With the latest Hotfix from January 18th, Blizzard implements some significant changes to the current most unpopular Dungeons – Ruby Life Pools and Azure Vault. 


  • Azure Vaults
    • Arcane Fury’s Piercing Shards impact damage reduced by 30%.
    • Unstable Curator’s Forbidden Knowledge cooldown increased.
    • Arcane Construct health reduced by 25%.
    • Crystal Thrasher no longer use Splintering Shards.
    • Nullmagic Hornswog health reduced by 15%.
    • Telash Greywing
      • Telash Greywing health reduced by 10%
      • Vault Rune reduces all damage taken by 60% (was 50%).
    • Umbrelskul
      • Umbrelskul’s health reduced by 15%.
      • Oppressive Miasma now reduces movement speed by 6% per stack (was 7%).


  • Ruby Life Pools
    • Reduced the damage of Primalist Cindweaever’s Cinderbolt by 50%.
    • educed the periodic damage of Thunderhead’s Rolling Thunder by 30%.
    • Reduced the damage of Flamegullet’s Molten Blood by 25%.
    • Reduced the periodic damage of Blazebound Destroyer’s Inferno by 25%.
    • Melidrussa Chillworn
      • Explosive Affix – Infused Whelps no longer spawn Explosive Orbs.
    • Kokia Blazehoof
      • Increased the cast time of Blazebound Firestorm’s Roaring Blaze to 3 seconds (was 2 seconds).
    • Kyrakka and Erkhart Stormvein
      • Reduced the periodic damage of Kyrakka’s Inferno Core by 20%.
      • Reduced the damage of Erkhart Stormvein’s Interrupting Cloudburst by 30%.