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World of Warcraft March 2022 update - All Hotfixes and improvements

Here are all the bug fixes and changes implemented in the World of Warcraft March 2022 update.
World of Warcraft March 2022 update - All Hotfixes and improvements

In a new patch for World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment has addressed and fixed plenty of bugs and glitches that have been plaguing the game. The headlining stable update primarily focuses on issues related to World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, Burning Crusade Classic, and WoW Classic.

The developers have stated that some of the hotfixes take effect the moment they are implemented, while others may require scheduled realm restarts to go into effect. Therefore, players must download the World of Warcraft March 2022 patch to fix these issues.

All Hotfixes in World of Warcraft March 2022 Patch

WoW Tormented Hero achievement gets a fix
WoW Tormented Hero achievement gets a fix. (Picture: Blizzard)


  • Qualified characters have been awarded the Tormented Hero: Shadowlands Season 2 achievement and title.


Dungeons and Raids

WoW Dungeons and Raids
WoW Dungeons and Raids. (Picture: Blizzard)
  • Sepulcher of the First Ones

    • Adjusting the location of devourers in Ephemeral Plains to help make pulls clearer and reduce the concentration of enemies.

    • Vigilant Guardian: Vigilant Guardian’s health reduced by 5% on Raid Finder difficulty.

    • Lihuvim, Principal Architect: Degeneration Automa’s Degenerate now has a maximum range of 30 yards.

    • Halondrus the Reclaimer

      • Decreased the amount of damage Eternity Overdrive gains per application to 42% of its original value on all difficulties (was 50%).

      • Fixed an issue that caused Halondrus to sometimes delay Relocation Form while casting other spells in quick succession.

      • Fixed an issue that caused Shatter to not display its entire visual effect if Projected Textures were disabled in System settings.

      • Fixed an issue that caused the stone gates in the Shimmering Cliffs to not close properly when the encounter ends in failure.

  • Mythic+

    • Encrypted Affix

      • You now only need to destroy 1 relic to summon your desired automa. After destroying the first relic in a set, the other two are destroyed automatically.

      • Fixed an issue where the wrong automa could be summoned after defeating a set of relics.

      • Adjusted the spawn locations of several Xy Relic Dealers.

      • Halls of Atonement

        • Echelon: Fixed an issue causing Relics to not properly spawn when arriving in the encounter area.

      • The Necrotic Wake

        • Amarth: Fixed an issue causing Relics to not properly spawn.

        • Surgeon Stitchflesh: Fixed an issue that caused Stitchflesh's Creation to hit Wo, Vy or Urh automa with Meat Hook.

  • Tazavesh: So'leah's Gambit

    • Hylbrande: Vault Purifiers no longer immediately attack players as soon as they land.

Items and Rewards

WoW Items
WoW Items. (Picture: Blizzard)
  • The Sandworn Chest minimap icon will no longer appear once a player has looted the chest once that day.

  • The Sandworn Chest can now be looted by more players before despawning.

  • Fixed an issue where Reclaimer’s Intensity Core trinket would unintentionally pull nearby enemies toward the user after the Automa Medic expires. It now has learned who’s friendly and who’s not.

WoW Player versus Player
WoW Player versus Player. (Picture: Blizzard)

Player versus Player

  • Fixed an issue with the trinket quest "A New Deal" that prevented the trinkets from being obtainable by players as intended.

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