|Azerite Ring Tier|
Prior to Patch 8.1.0, Blaster Master had no limit on the amount of stacks it could gain. However, due to the very brief duration of the buff, high levels of haste and the talent were required to push the trait to 4-5 stacks. This allowed the Mage to push their mastery up into the 70-80% range during , causing Ignite to deal significant amounts of damage. As of Patch 8.1.0, the trait now has a cap of 3 stacks.
Patches and hotfixes
- Hotfix (2018-12-11): "Blaster Master reduced to 50% effectiveness when engaged in combat with enemy players."
- Patch 8.1.0 (2018-12-11): Mastery granted reduced by nearly 50%. Effect can no longer stack more than three times. The tooltip has been updated to note that this effect can stack.
- Patch 8.0.1 (2018-07-17): Added.