6.1.0 Known Issues - Updated 2/27/15

Bug Report
This is a listing of some of the known issues for World of Warcraft Patch 6.1.0
  • This list is not complete, and will not include all issues.
  • The issues listed here are frequently reported issues that may be addressed at a later date via a client patch.
  • Forum threads that report issues already on this Known Issues list may be locked if they are constantly bumped with no new, relevant information.
  • The latest hotfixes can always be found at the below link:
    6.1.0 Hotfixes


  • Classes and PVP
  • Druid - Ferocious Bite does not refund energy when the ability misses, or is dodged or parried.
  • Paladin - Heals from other Paladins will consume Glyph of Flash of Light without its benefits.
  • Priest - Switching targets while casting Mind Vision can cause Mind Vision to sometimes show the Priest's PoV instead of the original target.
  • Priest - Holy Word: Serenity does not work with mouseover macros.
  • Mage - Frozen Orb has its projectile pathing blocked by objects, such as trees, that don't block line of sight for targeted spells.
  • Monk - Healing Spheres summoned by Gift of the Serpent will not spawn near the NPC party members during Proving Grounds.
  • Monk - Storm, Earth, and Fire clones do not move while channeling Fists of Fury while the Monk has Glyph of the Floating Butterfly active.
  • Shaman - Chain Heal is not prioritizing player healing over pet healing.
  • Warlock - Some pet-summoning modifier spells activate a cooldown on summoning all Warlock pets.
  • Warlock - The Glyph of Metamorphosis is not displaying green wings when the Warlock has completed the Codex of Xoroth.
  • Shadowmeld sometimes doesn't drop combat when cast in PvP combat.
  • Players cannot get the achievement 'Twin Peaks Perfection' (5215) even though they meet the criteria.
  • Players cannot earn "Call to Arms!"(908, 909) achievement.


  • Environment:
  • Auchindoun: The map is green in the Western Transept and Eastern Transept.
  • Some of the taxi routes selected in 6.1.0 take longer to travel than the taxi routes in 6.0.3.


  • Items:
  • Draenor quest rewards that receive an epic bonus are disenchanted into Sha Crystals.


  • Garrisons:
  • Garrisons: Runed Copper Rod is still listed as a requirement in the recipe tooltips of the Enchanter's Study.
  • Items that teach followers new traits will overwrite existing traits without any warning messages.
  • Garrisons - Draenei and Blood Elf Nemesis Achievements are not retained after performing a paid faction change.
  • Some garrison NPCs do not return to their original locations after a garrison boss has been defeated.
  • Garrisons: Players may be unable to acquire some missions related to the achievement "Exploration Mission Master".
  • Garrisons: One of the mining nodes in the level 2 Horde Garrison can spawn high in the air.
  • Selling a follower contract back to the vendor will prevent players from being able to re-purchase the contract to learn the follower.
  • Garrison Nook quest givers will not be present in a friend's garrison unless that friend is also present in their garrison.
  • Money earned from missions and bonus rolls do not count towards achievement criteria that count money looted as criteria.


  • Dungeons/Raids:
  • Audio and video are out of sync for the Death of Lich King cinematic.
  • Razorgore the Untamed: Defeating Razorgore the Untamed immediately after the mind control breaks will cause the encounter to reset and kill off all players in Blackwing Lair.
  • Spoils of Pandaria: Marksmanship Hunters' pets will despawn when using Disengage during the encounter.
  • Tectus: Fracture, Earthen Pillar, and Crystalline Barrage will sort underneath the piles of sand.
  • Icecrown Citadel: There are multiple issues with the Unholy Infusion quest.
  • Hans'gar and Franzok: Fire Elementals summoned by the Fire Elemental Totem have difficulty pathing to Hans'gar and Franzok if they are standing on the conveyor belts.
  • Elegon: It is possible for some pylons to not all raise when he begins his invulnerable phase, preventing encounter completion.
  • Icecrown Citadel - The Frostwing Halls: Players will be unable to change the raid difficulty after completing the Valithria Dreamwalker encounter.


  • Quests
  • It is possible for players to receive multiple Brew of the Month Club mails or no mail at all.
  • Several of the starting Worgen quests that take place in Gilneas City display a green untextured map when viewed from the quest log or quest tracker.
  • The quest "It Goes to 11..." cannot be completed.
  • The Black Knight leashes after dismounting, during "The Black Knight's Fall" .
  • The quest "Teron Gorefiend, I am" is much more difficult to complete.
  • Players that completed the Black Harvest Warlock scenario during patch 5.4 but did not log in during the pre-patch report that they did not receive the "Breaker of the Black Harvest" achievement when logging in during Warlords of Draenor.
  • The Klaxxi Enhancement and Klaxxi Augmentation buffs were not affected by the number squish.
  • Duels started from the "Duel" vehicle ability will not start, thus achievement "Tilted!" is unachieveable.
  • Several of the starting Worgen quests that take place in Gilneas City display a green untextured map when viewed from the quest log or quest tracker.
  • The quest "Scouting Report: Like Jinyu in a Barrel" has a significant delay at the end of the event before rewarding quest credit for completion.
  • Defeating the Concentrated Sha (68259) too quickly during "What's in the Box?" (QID32330) can cause it to stop spawning for everyone until a server restart.
  • Quest giver of "They Grow Up So Fast" (QID13906) shows a grayed out question mark even though you are already ready to finish it.
  • Jade Forest - Grookin Hill: During "Scouting Report: Like Jinyu in a Barrel" Riko and Shademaster Kiryn die too easily.


  • Characters, Creatures, and Mounts:
  • Creatures will rotate to face a player if the player is moving after landing the killing blow or if they one-shot the creature.
  • Multiple HD character models sit incorrectly in several types of chairs.
  • Fel versions of the Dreadsteed and Felsteed mounts display some non-fel effects.
  • Players mounted on a multi-passenger vehicle on a transport are not shown the transport loading screen when crossing continents.
  • A minor animation error can occur with some drake mounts (Nether Drakes, Frost Wyrms) when they land after jumping.
  • The left shoulder of one of the Orgrimmar Grunt NPCs is using the incorrect model.
  • There are some HD models that have attachment point issues with Fists of Fury.
  • There are several Blood Elf male hairstyles that animate incorrectly during the Applaud animation.
  • Several mounts are unable to jump far enough out of the water to take advantage of abilities that allow you to walk on water.
  • The Arctic Fox Kit is not correctly obeying his spawn conditions, and will not always be seen during snowy weather.
  • Shields sheathed on the backs of Blood Elf male characters are angled incorrectly.


  • UI:
  • Mouse-over tooltips maybe sometimes only remain on screen for a fraction of a second.
  • Holy priest chakras do not work with the stance conditional.
  • Class-specific mounts cannot be added as Favorites.
  • When someone else adds you as their in-game friend, you'll receive log-off notifications from them even if they aren't your friend.
  • There are inconsistencies between the UI and short supply system.
  • The online toast notification displays toon name rather than BattleTag for Battle.net friends playing Heroes of the Storm.
  • Changes to some System settings will not save if the Apply button is pressed while the drop-down box for the setting is expanded.
  • Rated Battleground mounts cannot be added as Favorites.
  • Argent Charger (66906) does not display as collected in the Mount Journal unless the character is a Paladin.
  • Mounts may temporarily remove themselves from being in a player's mount journal after they log back into the game from being disconnected.
  • Heirlooms that upgrade from leather to mail at level 40 are not appearing in the Heirloom Journal when the class filter is set to a specific class.
  • When tab targeting, quickly switching direction will not always update your available targets immediately.
  • The max range of tab targeting is only around 40 yards.
  • Tab targeting will choose the closest target, even if it is already your current target.
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