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Hotfixes: January 17 2023, Lunar New Year 2023 Mount Available

Last night we got the first hotfixes of the week and they included some tuning changes for Azure Vault and Ruby Life Pools! The Lunar new year event was also delayed until the 24th to coincide with the release of patch 10.0.5. In other news the Lunar New Year mount was released for players that have the 6 month subscription as well as is available on the store.

Quote from: Blizzard

January 17, 2023

Dungeons and Raids

  • Vault of the Incarnates
    • Fixed an issue where the damage zone visual for Stonebreaking Leap from Quarry Stonebreakers sometimes did not match the actual damage location.
  • Mythic+
    • Algeth’ar Academy
      • Overgrown Ancient
        • Explosive Affix – Hungry Lashers no longer spawn Explosive Orbs.
    • 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%.


  • Lunar Festival now starts on 1/24 to allow for new Elders to search out on the Dragon Isles.

Lunar New Year 2023 Mount Available

Quote from: Blizzard

Leap into new adventures astride Jade, Bright Foreseer—Pandaria’s hoptimistic rabbit spirit that will carry you around Azeroth and beyond with pure joy.

Add the Jade, Bright Foreseer* hoppy rabbit spirit mount to your muster of mounts! Purchase this mount from in-game or the Blizzard Shop or get it with a 6-Month Subscription along with the Hoplet pet in World of Warcraft®: Wrath of the Lich King Classic™. The mount is also available as a separate purchase.

Hop into a Bright Future

The presence of this majestic Pandaren rabbit spirit brings joy and happiness and is heralded as a wonderful omen. Legend says that in its eyes, you can glimpse the greatest happiness of your life, even if it is yet to come.

Jade, Bright Foreseer will be automatically added to your Collection once you purchase the 6-month subscription from the Blizzard Shop. Welcome this hopsome addition to your assortment of mounts!

The 6-Month Subscription offer includes the earresistible Hoplet pet for your Wrath of the Lich King Classic characters.

Players who purchased the 12-Month subscription will automatically receive the Jade Bright Foreseer and the Hoplet pet. Players on an existing 6-Month recurring subscription with a future renewal date will receive these items at no additional charge, no later than January 31, 2023 (must be redeemed by July 31, 2023) through their Battle.net launcher.

Purchase 6 Months Now

*Mount not available in World of Warcraft® Classic or Wrath of the Lich King Classic™.
**Pet not available in modern World of Warcraft®.

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