Patch 2.1.2 Hotfixes - Updated 3/11

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Below you will find a list of hotfixes recently applied or coming soon that address various bugs or mechanic tweaks.

These hotfixes should not require you to download a new patch. Some of the hotfixes below will go live the moment they are implemented while others may require restarting the game to go into effect. Please keep in mind that some issues cannot be addressed without a client-side patch. Also note that changes to certain abilities will not be reflected in its tooltip until a patch is issued.

Last updated March 11, 2015. Hotfixes are denoted by the date they were applied to live servers.

Previous Hotfixes: [2.1.0] [2.1.1]

[UPCOMING HOTFIXES]

There are no upcoming hotfixes to report at this time.

[LIVE HOTFIXES]

General:
  • Resolved an issue where players would not be able to resurrect if they leveled while dead (1/28)
  • Gold and experience gained upon subsequent completions of a number of quests, including "The Broken Blade," has been significantly reduced. Gold and experience gained on first completion will remain unchanged. (2/12)


Achievements:
  • Resolved an issue where Seasonal Achievements were not being recorded on the leaderboards if the achievement was awarded while the player was out of game; if you encounter this issue, please enter a new seasonal game on the affected character to correct your Leaderboard standing (1/28)
  • Resolving an issue where players who have killed all the bosses except Lord of Bells prior to Patch 2.1.2 are unable to gain the achievement "You're not the Boss of Me" (1/16)


Items:
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Pain Enhancer would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/3)
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of the Gem of Efficacious Toxin would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/3)
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Band of Hollow Whispers would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/10)
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Pox Faulds would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/10)
  • Fixed an issue where the Haunt effect from Sebor's Nightmare would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/10)
  • Fixed an issue where Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band would snapshot certain damage attributes (3/11)


Monsters:
  • Stackable treasure from Treasure Goblins of various types now drops in fewer, but larger piles (1/22)
    • This hotfix is intended to reduce the amount of clutter generated and improve game performance and should not result in a reduction of loot


Rifts:
  • Players who modify their gear or skills in another game will be unable to re-enter a Greater Rift until they revert their loadout to what it was when the Greater Rift began (1/28)
  • Dramatically increasing the damage of the Conduit Pylon in both Nephalem and Greater Rifts (1/16)
  • These changes should result in Conduit feeling more in line with strong pylons like Power and Channeling without trivializing Rift Guardians
  • Resolved an issue where it was sometimes possible to take damage while under the effects of a Shield Pylon (2/10)


Demon Hunter
  • Fixed an issue where Marked for Death (Grim Reaper) would spread the effect of Sever's on-kill affix (3/11)


Wizard:
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Firebird's Finery would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/3)
  • Resolved some performance issues related to the Blazing Hydra and Mammoth Hydra runes (2/3)
The following hotfix went live later in the evening, January 16th:

Rifts:
  • Dramatically increasing the damage of the Conduit Pylon in both Nephalem and Greater Rifts (1/16)
  • These changes should result in Conduit feeling more in line with strong pylons like Power and Channeling without trivializing Rift Guardians


There are no additional upcoming hotfixes at this time.
The following hotfix has been applied:

Monsters:
  • Stackable treasure from Treasure Goblins of various types now drops in fewer, but larger piles (1/22)
    • This hotfix is intended to reduce the amount of clutter generated and improve game performance and should not result in a reduction of loot
The following hotfixes have been applied:

General
  • Resolved an issue where players would not be able to resurrect if they leveled while dead (1/28)


Achievements:
  • Resolved an issue where Seasonal Achievements were not being recorded on the leaderboards if the achievement was awarded while the player was out of game; if you encounter this issue, please enter a new seasonal game on the affected character to correct your Leaderboard standing (1/28)


Rifts:
  • Players who modify their gear or skills in another game will be unable to re-enter a Greater Rift until they revert their loadout to what it was when the Greater Rift began (1/28)
The following hotfixes have been applied:

Items:
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Pain Enhancer would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/3)
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of the Gem of Efficacious Toxin would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/3)


Wizard:
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Firebird's Finery would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/3)
  • Resolved some performance issues related to the Blazing Hydra and Mammoth Hydra runes (2/3)
The following hotfixes have been applied:

Items:
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Band of Hollow Whispers would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/10)
  • Fixed an issue where the damage over time effect of Pox Faulds would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/10)
  • Fixed an issue where the Haunt effect from Sebor's Nightmare would permanently snapshot damage buffs (2/10)


Rifts:
  • Resolved an issue where it was sometimes possible to take damage while under the effects of a Shield Pylon (2/10)


The following hotfix is pending and not yet live:

General:
  • Reducing the amount of experience and gold gained upon subsequent completions of the quest "The Broken Blade." Gold and experience gained on first completion will remain unchanged.
The following hotfix has been pushed live:

General:
  • Gold and experience gained upon subsequent completions of a number of quests, including "The Broken Blade," has been significantly reduced. Gold and experience gained on first completion will remain unchanged. (2/12)
The below hotfixes are now live:

Items:
  • Fixed an issue where Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band would snapshot certain damage attributes (3/11)


Demon Hunter
  • Fixed an issue where Marked for Death (Grim Reaper) would spread the effect of Sever's on-kill affix (3/11)

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