Fix the targeting bugs already.

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85 Draenei Paladin
2340
How many more weeks are you going to allow this crippling bug to persist?

If it was a bug that somehow benefited players it'd have been hotfixed immediately yet here we are 3 weeks later without a word on an ETA for a fix for it.

I'm sick of randomly targeting mobs when I try to use an ability or targeting corpses whenever I tab.

As a tank constantly cycling through targets it is beyond frustrating having to put up with this crap.
85 Dwarf Hunter
4935
I've been leveling a Paladin alt recently and this random targeting nonsense is really getting on my nerves.
13 Draenei Mage
70
agreed
Sometimes you don't even have to use tab. When I'm tanking and use Hammer of the Righteous, it'll target a dead mob. No Tab involved.
7 Undead Priest
0
It is an odd bug. I've been switching targets just fine and then bam can't use any special abilites because of targeting an already dead mob. Even weirder at the same time I will be auto-attacking a mob that is alive and not marked as my target.
20 Goblin Warrior
140
sticky requested
85 Goblin Shaman
7410
Fix please. I noticed this today doing solo runs of old dungeons. Highly irritating.
Community Manager
Our programmers and QA analysts are working on this. There are actually a few unique targeting issues which are all documented and being investigated independently, as they're technically unrelated.

07/12/2011 05:46 PMPosted by Cheesus
If it was a bug that somehow benefited players it'd have been hotfixed immediately yet here we are 3 weeks later without a word on an ETA for a fix for it.

It has very little to do with bug priorities, or our willingness to fix what you think we think isn't a big deal. Each bug entered into the system is a unique case and requires any number of verification methods. The process for properly identifying and addressing a bug is no more or less important depending on the type/severity of the bug.

It's also worth keeping in mind that some bugs can be addressed via a hotfix fairly easily, while others cannot be fixed without releasing a client patch. And no matter how minor the patch, building and releasing it globally is still a major logistical undertaking.

The issue specifically with targeting dead targets will require a client-side patch to address.
85 Blood Elf Warlock
9680
I'll say; it makes tanking on my DK a real pain when I go to hit Pestilence and only spread one disease because the other one ended up on someone else.
85 Goblin Shaman
10915
Thanks for a response. This has been bugging me lately.
85 Draenei Shaman
1095
Wondered about this. It'll be nice to not keep swinging at corpses after mobs die.
70 Blood Elf Priest
11915
Thanks for a response. This has been bugging me lately.

heh
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