Mythic Dungeon Tuning on May 11th – Nerfs to Vortex Pinnacle, Brackenhide, Neltharion’s Lair

May 12, 2023

Blizzard has implemented a Hotfix on May 11th which has brought many Nerfs to the current Season 2 Mythic Keystone Dungeons. These Nerfs especially affect Brackenhide Hollow, Vortex Pinnacle and Neltharion's Lair. Read more..

Blizzard has implemented a Hotfix on May 11th which has brought many Nerfs to the current Season 2 Mythic Keystone Dungeons. These Nerfs especially affect Brackenhide Hollow, Vortex Pinnacle and Neltharion’s Lair. 

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  • Developers’ notes: We have been closely monitoring live data and player feedback since the launch of Dragonflight season 2. Based on this, we’ve made a number of targeted adjustments to outlier bosses as well as reduced some of the timers that we feel better reflect the difficulty of certain dungeons.
  • The time to complete The Underrot has been reduced to 30 minutes (was 32 minutes).
  • The time to complete Freehold has been reduced to 30 minutes (was 31 minutes).
  • The time to complete Uldaman: Legacy of Tyr has been reduced to 35 minutes (was 38 minutes).
  • Brackenhide Hollow
    • Decatriarch Wratheye
      • Decaying Strength will be cast more consistently.
      • Decaying Strength now only increases Physical damage done.
      • Decaystrike can be cast while moving.
      • Decaystrike absorbs 30% less healing.
      • Rotburst Totem health reduced by 25%.
      • Withering Rot damage reduced by 20%.
      • Withering Rot reduces damage done by 2% per stack (was 5%).
    • Treemouth
      • Consume absorbs 25% less damage.
  • Freehold
    • Alliance characters trying to access Kul Tiras to enter Freehold should no longer be teleported back to Stormwind.
  • Halls of Infusion
    • Fixed an issue that allowed Containment Apparatus’ Containment Beam to target pets.
  • Neltharion’s Lair
    • Naraxas
      • Toxic Retch damage reduced by 30%.
      • Hurling Rocks damage reduced by 20%.
    • Dargrul the Underking
      • Increased the cast time of Magma Wave to 2.5 seconds (was .25 seconds).
      • Lava Geysers now persist for 60 seconds (Was infinite).
      • Flame Gout occurs every 3 seconds (was 2.5 seconds).
  • Vortex Pinnacle
    • Slipstreams that spawn after defeating Ertan and Altairus now grant players 100% movement speed until enter entering combat.
    • Altairus
      • Biting Cold damage reduced by 25%.