The latest World of Warcraft Patch 3.0.8 has been released for download by Blizzard. This is the most recent patch for World of Warcraft updating the popular MMORPG from version 3.0.3 to version 3.0.8, it’s also the first patch since the release of the Wrath of the Lich King expansion pack. As such it will not only fix a bunch of issues, but also add features like finally allowing you to make a Death Knight on any realm once you hit level 55, and more as described below…
Players may now create death knights on any realm once they reach level 55.
Bonus Armor: The mechanics for items with bonus armor on them has changed (any cloth, leather, mail, or plate items with extra armor, or any other items with any armor). Bonus armor beyond the base armor of an item will no longer be multiplied by any talents or by the bonuses of Bear Form, Dire Bear Form, or Frost Presence.
Racial restrictions on mounts have now been lifted. Night Elves on mechanostriders? Tauren on raptors? You’re not seeing things.
Racial Resistances: These can now be mitigated against by gaining additional chance to hit.
Tapping: All player spells which cause a creature to become aggressive to you will now also immediately cause the creature to be tapped.
All Silence spells now have diminishing returns. This includes: Arcane Torrent, Garrote silence effect, Improved Counterspell effect, Improved Kick effect, Silence, Gag Order, Silencing Shot, Spell Lock, and Strangulate.
Dispel Resist talents have changed to protect only beneficial spells and damage over time effects.
Shield Wall, Barkskin, Guardian Spirit, and Divine Protection are now off the Global Cooldown.
A new mailbox is now available at the Crows Tavern in the Dalaran Sewers.
We have added over 60 new graveyards to Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms.
The run speed in spirit form has been increased by 50%. Night Elves in Wisp form will now move at a bonus 75% speed.
Reputation rewarded for killing mobs will no longer automatically deprecate. This means trivial mobs will continue to give out their full amounts of reputation on kill for the majority of cases in the game (level 70 creatures in Stratholme, for example, will continue to award the full amount of rep to level 80 players seeking to boost their Argent Dawn faction).
World of Warcraft now supports 3-D imaging. Visit http://www.nvidia.com/object/GeForce_3D_Vision_Main.html for more information.