Went live on August 30, 2011.[1] (Available on the Public Test Realms[2] around August 10, 2011.)

Dungeons & Raids

  • Firelands
    • The visibility of Ragnaros’ Dreadflame ability has been increased.
    • The size of Ragnaros’ hit box during the final phase of the Heroic encounter has been increased.

User Interface

  • Raid Frames should now remember whether they were shown or hidden upon subsequent logins.


  • Players using multiple accounts should now be available to be invited to a Real ID Party.
  • Updating a raid roster while in combat should no longer cause a client crash.
  • Attempts to purchase Arena Season 10 items should no longer sometimes cause a client crash. (Korea Only)


  1. ^ Blizzard Entertainment Kaivax 2011-08-30. #1 - (Sticky) Patch 4.2.2 is Live. Official General Discussion forum (US)World of Warcraft: Cataclysm patch 4.2.2 is now available on all realms!
  2. ^ Public Test Realms at US Blizzard support site

External links

Pre-release patch notes