WoW: Hotfixes from October 20th for Patch 9.x

from Norbert Rätz
With the current hotfixes for the pre-patch version 9.x of the upcoming World of Warcraft Shadowlands expansion, the next bug fixes and adjustments will be made on the live servers. Here are the full patch notes that Blizzard released today.

The pre-patch 9.x for the upcoming World of Warcraft Shadowlands expansion is live, and the next bug fixes and adjustments were made today in the form of hotfixes.

You can read the official patch notes below. Hotfixes are updates that are made on the server side without the need to download new data. Some of the changes listed below will take effect as soon as Blizzard implements them, while others will only take effect after an announced realm restart. Please note that some problems cannot be fixed without a client-side patch. You can find the full patch notes for Pre-Patch 9.x in this article. Blizzard has published the list of currently known problems here.

WoW: Shadowlands Pre-Patch 9.x Hotfixes from October 20, 2020

Dungeons and Raids

  • Ny'alotha, the Waking City
    • Vexiona
      • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused Vexiona to not follow her target.

Iceland expeditions

  • Resolved an issue that prevented Azerite Extractors from functioning correctly.

Player versus player

  • Rated Battleground listings will once again appear in the Group Finder menu.


  • After completing “An End to Beginnings”, the instructions have been clarified on how to unlock the Timewalking Campaign for players that have already leveled a character before.
  • Players who have started the Battle for Azeroth introduction are now able to complete “The Legion Returns” and any remaining Legion introduction content.
  • Nathanos is visible once again for Horde players to turn in "The Battle for Lordaeron".
  • Fixed an issue where Alliance players were unable to pick up “Tides of War” from Hero's Herald.

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