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Patch 4.2.0a

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Patch 4.2.0a
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Patch 4.2.0a is a minor bug fix patch.

The latest patch notes can always be found at:

Bug Fixes

  • Using an instant cast spell right after a target dies should no longer re-target the dead target’s body.
  • Using an ability immediately after switching targets should no longer affect the previous target.
  • Resolved a movement error when jumping onto an object while experiencing a low frame rate.
  • Mac: Fixed a bug preventing shift and mouse wheel commands from registering properly.
  • Resolved issues that were causing client crashes near Beth'tilac in the Firelands.
  • Disconnecting while riding as a passenger in a vehicle should no longer cause an error upon subsequent login.
  • Entering a password with Japanese Hiragana selected as the keyboard type should no longer cause a crash.
  • Resolved an issue that was causing the client to crash under certain conditions when minimizing the game client.


  • The tooltip color for heirloom items has been returned to gold.


  • A move enforcement issue has been resolved that was affecting the death knight starting area quest N Death Knight [55] Death Comes From On High.
  • Tarecgosa's platform during the cutscene from N [85] Alignment (Elemental Bonds legendary quest) should now be visible before she lands on it.