Patch 2.0.3 (undocumented changes)

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Patch 2.0.3 (undocumented changes)
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This article lists all undocumented changes for patch 2.0.3. All documented changes should be listed on the main article.


  • Riding Skill (150) cost reduced from 800g to 600g.
  • There is no longer a Shoot Crossbow, Shoot Gun, or Shoot Bow, there is only 'Shoot.'
  • World of Warcraft no longer works at all on laptops with Intel 915gm video chip sets.
  • Hippogryphs and Gryphons now make noises when flying.
  • Wildhammer faction removed.
  • Spirit Healers now appear on Minimap while dead.
  • All Abilities that cost a % of base mana have had their mana cost reduced.
  • Gadgetzan now has snipers on the roofs to stop people from rooftop camping.
  • Sylvanas now has a normal dialogue even when she isn't offering a quest. Before, she had no dialogue when you clicked on her.
  • Hemet Nesingwary moved from Stranglethorn Vale to Nagrand. In his place is now his son, Hemet Nesingwary Jr.
  • The Twin Emperors received a model update that included shoulder pads.



  • Not all characters received a talent reset.
  • When stealthed, there is now an indicator above the heads of mobs that can see through stealth.
  • When in [Aquatic Form], the view has changed to an above-the-water angle, instead of the previous below-the-water angle.
  • [Barkskin] now has a 2 minute cooldown.
  • Tree of Life changes: Now has a dancing and eating animation. Backward movement animation fixed. No longer makes a bear roar when shifting into the tree. Changes to casting animations.
  • Bears make Kitty sounds when performing [Mangle].


  • [Flare] now has a longer time before it actually appears on the ground, but brings targets out of stealth just the same.
  • [Feign Death] reaction time slowed down. Doesn't kick in until animation stops.
  • Snake Ability ' [Poison Spit]' tweaked. Less damage, over less time, and with a longer cooldown.
  • Mousing over your own stats now tells how much your pet's stats are improved.
  • The Pet Info tab now provides the same detailed information that the character tab provides.
  • The hunter pet ability " [Gore]" is now in game and can be learned from boars.
  • All pet attack speeds have been normalized to 2.0.
  • [Hunter's Mark] no longer has a casting animation.
  • [Feign Death] no longer shakes off pets.
  • Hunter no longer grows in size when under the effect of [The Beast Within], he/she just gets red.






  • You can now speak to NPC's in [Ghost Wolf] form.
  • Rockbiter ability now adds a set amount of dps (rank 4 is +9 dps). It also no longer procs on every hit.
  • Casting shaman weapon buffs no longer have an animation.
  • Totemic Call added.


  • [Demon Armor] spell cost reduced 45%.
  • 10% damage reduction on [Corruption] & Curse of Agony.
  • 50% damage reduction on Curse of Doom.
  • Curse of Doom proc (summoned Doomguard) no longer despawns the current Warlock pet.
  • Mousing over your own stats now tells how much your pet's stats are improved.
  • The Pet Info tab now provides the same detailed information that the character tab provides.
  • Warlock pet spells now scale with gear and talents (instead of only melee attack power).


  • The graphical effect on a mob when [Devastate] is used has been greatly increased in size.


  • Quest items can now be removed from your bank upon completion of the quest (no longer has to be in your character's backpacks).
  • Wildhammer repeatable turn in quest A [45] Troll Necklace Bounty removed.
  • The drop rate of Arcane Crystals was boosted.
  •  [Thorium Shells] are now green at 300 Engineering (was orange at 300 eng.).

Player vs Player

  • High Warlord's Offhands cost reduced to 20 Marks of Honor (down from 40).
  • Level 70 Rings doubled in honor cost.
  • Mage HWL/GM Robe cost reduced to 30 AB Marks (down from 60).
  • Tauren can now ride the Black War Raptor.
  • They put the 1-minute 'gong' reminder back in to battleground queues.
  • In the Battleground Stat screen, ranks are no longer displayed. Instead, icons representing the class of the character are now shown.
  • Unused Battleground tokens can now be used to purchase Level 61 Healing and Mana potions. 2 Marks per potion.
  • Estimated honor is now showing up correctly.



  • Epic shields have had their armor and block values increased by 15%.
  • Enchantments on items have now been returned to their original green color (were white for a while).
  • Thunderfury's proc now sounds like [Thunder Clap].
  • Steam Tonk Controllers got a new icon and now work properly for Hunters and Warlocks.
  • Kodos now have their 'space bar animation' back, where they look side to side and roar.
  •  [Helm of Valor] now displays facial hair when worn. Causes some clipping issues, could be a bug.
  • The Zergling's chomping sound that was introduced in the previous patch was taken out.
  •  [Steam Tonk Controller] icon changed to look like a remote control
  •  [Tabard of Frost] and  [Tabard of Flame] are now epic.

User Interface

  • 'Elite' quests renamed to 'Group' quests.
  • Initiating Auto-Attack on a target shows an animation where the targeting circle gets bigger and then shrinks.
  • Before the patch, if you locked your toolbars, you could still move icons around using Shift + Left Click. That doesn't work now.