Brewmaster PvE Changes in Battle for Azeroth

by | Jun 13, 2018 |

The Battle for Azeroth Beta is in full swing! Below you will find an up-to-date list of the current changes to Brewmaster Monks when compared to Legion.

Updated for Beta Build 26936

 

Talents

 

Spell and Ability Changes

  • Maximum Health for Brewmaster Monks has been reduced by 10%.
  • Threat coefficients for all tanks have been reduced. See this post from Wowhead for more details.
  • Damage calculation for all abilities has been changed. See this post from Wowhead for more details.
    • Due to the combination of this change and the stat squish in Battle for Azeroth, the change list here will exclude direct damage and healing comparisons versus Legion Brewmaster.
  • Artifact Traits have been removed. Some effects have been rolled into the baseline spell functions.
  • Stagger has been redesigned, the percentage of incoming damage which is staggered now scales with Agility.
    • The exact details of these mechanics are still being investigated, you can expect more information from Peak of Serenity at a later date.
  • Ironskin Brew now increases your Stagger percentage by a proportion of your base Stagger.
    • The exact details of these mechanics are still being investigated, you can expect more information from Peak of Serenity at a later date.
  • Stagger now affects magic damage at 35% effectiveness, down from 40%.
  • Keg Smash now reduces movement speed for affected targets by 20%, down from 50%.
  • Paralysis now has a 45 second cooldown, up from 15 seconds.
  • Transcendence: Transfer now has a 45 second cooldown, up from 25 seconds.
  • Hot Blooded’s damage reduction effect has been rolled into Breath of Fire at a fixed 5% damage reduction.
  • Breath of Fire‘s damage over time effect now lasts for 12 seconds, down from 16 seconds.
  • Breath of Fire no longer grants a stack of Mastery: Elusive Brawler on hit.
  • Ironskin Brew‘s and Purifying Brew‘s shared recharge time is now 14 seconds, down from 21 seconds
  • Purifying Brew now reduces currently staggered damage by 50%, up from 40%.
  • Ironskin Brew now has a 7 second duration, up from 6 seconds.
  • Exploding Keg has been removed.
  • Effuse has been replaced with Vivify, these abilities function the same.
  • Mystic Touch has been added for all Monk specializations.
    • Mystic Touch causes all targets you deal damage to to receive 5% additional physical damage.

 


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