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Next World of Warcraft Legion Class Tuning Will be Focus on Death Knights and PvP

The new tuning pass that's coming next reset is almost entirely focused on PvP, with the exception of Unholy Death Knights, who receive some buffs. Almost all other classes get changes for PvP, with only Demon Hunters and Monks staying as they currently are.

With the next weekly maintenance, Blizzard is planning a large round of PvP tuning changes, as well as a few PvE buffs for Unholy. Please see below for the full list of changes that are currently planned. As always, this may not be the final list - additional tuning may be added or removed before these changes go live.

Classes

Death Knight

Unholy
  • Virulent Plague damage over time effect has been increased by 67%. Damage unchanged in PvP.
  • Summon Gargoyle: Gargoyle Strike damage has been increased by 50%. Damage unchanged in PvP.
  • Dark Arbiter: Val'kyr Strike damage has been increased by 16%. Damage unchanged in PvP.
Player versus Player

Death Knight
  • Dark Simulacrum's cooldown has been reduced to 25 seconds (was 30 seconds).
  • Blood
  • Blood Death Knights no longer deal reduced damage in PvP situations (was a reduction of 10%).
Unholy
  • Crypt Fever's damage has been reduced by 15%.
Druid

Restoration
  • Nourish now reduces the cast time of Healing TouchHealing Touch by 0.2 seconds (was 0.5 seconds).
  • Nourish will now only apply RegrowthRegrowth's heal over time effect (was both the initial heal and the heal over time effect).
  • Abundance now reduces the cast time of Healing TouchHealing Touch by 5% per Rejuvenation active in PvP situations (was 10%).
  • Fixed a bug that caused Nature's EssenceNature's Essence to fail to heal on Wild GrowthWild Growths cast in PvP if the Druid had the NourishNourish or OvergrowthOvergrowth Honor Talents.
Hunter

Survival
  • CaltropsCaltrops now deals 20% less damage in PvP, and reduces movement speed by 50% (was 70% speed).
  • PvP Template Agility has been reduced by 2.5%.
  • Marksmanship
  • Healing ShellHealing Shell now heals for its full value in PvP.
  • Aimed ShotAimed Shot now deals an additional 5% damage in PvP situations.
  • PvP Template Agility has been increased by 5%.
  • PvP Template Haste has been reduced by 15%.
  • PvP Template Mastery has been increased by 33%.
  • PvP Template Armor has been increased by 20%.
Beast Mastery
  • PvP Template Agility has been increased by 5%.
  • PvP Template Haste has been increased by 30%.
  • PvP Template Versatility has been increased by 25%.
  • PvP Template Mastery has been reduced by 25%.
  • PvP Template Critical Strike has been reduced by 30%.
  • PvP Template Armor has been increased by 20%.
Mage

Fire
  • Cauterizing Blink's heal has been reduced by 33% in PvP situations.
  • PvP Template Intellect and Stamina have been reduced by 5%.
Paladin

Holy
  • Avenging Crusader once again ignores line of sight when healing.
  • Avenging Crusaderr will now cause Judgment and Crusader StrikeCrusader Strike to heal even if their damage is absorbed.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Spreading the WordSpreading the Word to make Blessing of FreedomBlessing of Freedom trigger CleanseCleanse's cooldown.
Retribution
  • PvP Template Strength has been increased by 3%.
Priest

Discipline
  • Inner Renewal now causes Power Word: RadiancePower Word: Radiance to refund 25% of its mana cost when self-cast (was 50%).
Rogue

Assassination
  • Fixed a bug that caused Deadly BrewDeadly Brew's additional free Wound PoisonWound Poison effect to increase to KingsbaneKingsbane's damage.
  • Poison Bomb's damage has been reduced by 30% in PvP.
  • Wound Poison's healing reduction effect has been reduced to 20% in PvP (24% with Master Poisoner).
  • PvP Template Agility has been reduced by 5%.
Shaman

Elemental
  • PvP Template Intellect and Stamina have been increased by 5%.
Enhancement
  • Stormstrike deals 20% less damage in PvP (was 15% less damage).
  • PvP Template Agility has been increased by 10%.
  • PvP Template Stamina has been increased by 5%.
Restoration
  • PvP Template Versatility has been increased by 30%.
Warrior

Arms
  • PvP Template Strength and Stamina has been increased by 5%.
  • PvP Template Armor has been increased by 10%.
  • PvP Template Versatility has been increased by 17%.
Fury
  • Endless Rage now increases the duration of EnrageEnrage by 1 second (was 2 seconds).
Warlock

Destruction
  • Chaos Bolt's damage has been increased by 25% in PvP situations.
  • Reverse Entropy reduces the cast time of Chaos BoltChaos Bolt by 0.25 seconds in PvP situations (was 0.5 seconds).
  • Backdraft reduces the cast time of Chaos BoltChaos Bolt and Rain of FireRain of Fire by 15% in PvP situations (was 30%).
Demonology

  • PvP Template Intellect has been increased by 5%.
  • PvP Template Haste has been increased by 50%.
  • PvP Template Versatility has been reduced by 25%.
  • PvP Template Mastery has been reduced by 25%.