7.3.5 PTR Build 25826 Updates - Racial Tweaks for Allied Races, Increased ...
Jan 9, 2018

The latest 7.3.5 PTR build is here, featuring tweaks to Void Elf and Nightborne racials, as well as a globalstrings warning that you will not get Heritage Armor if you boost an Allied Race. Learn more about the upcoming patch at the Patch 7.3.5 content hub.This build should add an updated cost for the Purified Titan Essence. Realms are still down and we'll post updated values when they are up.Warning:Continue reading »Wowhead News

7.3.5 PTR Build 25826 Updates - Racial Tweaks for Allied Races
Jan 9, 2018

The latest 7.3.5 PTR build is here, featuring tweaks to Void Elf and Nightborne racials, as well as a globalstrings warning that you will not get Heritage Armor if you boost an Allied Race. Learn more about the upcoming patch at the Patch 7.3.5 content hub.This build should add an updated cost for the Purified Titan Essence. Realms are still down and we'll post updated values when they are up.Arcane Affinity   Increases magical damage dealt by 1%.Continue reading »Wowhead News

7.3.5 PTR Build 25826 Updates
Jan 9, 2018

The latest 7.3.5 PTR build is here. Learn more about the upcoming patch at the Patch 7.3.5 content hub.Arcane Affinity   Increases magical damage dealt by 1%.Chill of Night   Reduces Arcane and Shadow damage taken by 1%.Force Shield   Deals (4000Attack power * 2) Arcane damage to nearby enemies every 2 seconds and snares themand reduces their movement speed by 50%. Lasts 20 sec.12 sec.NEW Effect #1 School Damage Value:Continue reading »Wowhead News

Patch 7.3.5 PTR - Build 25826
Jan 9, 2018

Patch 7.3.5 PTR - Build 25826 Another build is on the way to the PTR! Spell Changes Originally Posted by MMO-Champion Druid (Forums, Talent Calculator, PvP Talent Calculator, Artifact Calculator) Balance Lunar Strike Call down a strike of lunar energy, causing [ 295.36% [ 319% of Spell Power ] Arcane damage to the target, and [ 103.4% [ 111.7% of Spell Power ] Arcane damage to all other enemies within 5 yards. ...MMO-Champion

Congrats to the winners of the World of #Warcraft 13th Anniversary Art ...
Jan 9, 2018
WoW Classic Spotlight: The Ahn'Qiraj War Effort
Jan 9, 2018

Hey everyone! We're back with another Classic Spotlight, where we take a deeper look at events that happened during WoW Vanilla to remember them and get hyped up for the upcoming WoW Classic servers! In this first post of a 2-part series, we're looking at the event that started it all and unlocked the secrets of the qiraji, the Ahn'Qiraj War Effort!With the upcoming Call of the Scarab event and the recent newfound relevancy of Silithus, we have decided to look at two classic instances:Continue rWowhead News

Massively OP Podcast Episode 152: Allied races and superhero sprints
Jan 9, 2018

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, ARK, Portal Knights, World of Warcraft, Champions Online, Fractured, Ship of Heroes, Black Desert, Elder Scrolls Online, and Life is Feudal, with mailbag questions on teaching MMO teamwork to kids and lockboxes vs. advertising.This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Wakening Essences for all and more in latest WoW hotfixes
Jan 9, 2018

Blizzard released a small set of World of Warcraft hotfixes today, including a change to Wakening Essences. The Essences will now drop from all sources, making them considerably easier to gather. This is because of an upcoming item in patch 7.3.5 that allows players to purchase a token that creates a legendary item. Obviously the...Blizzard Watch

MMOChampionWoW published a new upload: Patch 7.3.5 - Artifact Weapon Instability
Jan 9, 2018
The Queue: The outline of liquid
Jan 9, 2018

I saw a movie last night. Can you guess which one? I mean, sure, I’ve already tweeted about it, but who am I to assume you read those? I would never be mad at someone for not obsessively reading what I post on Twitter. (JK. I’ll be so super mad if you don’t read my tweets.) Here’s The Queue!Blizzard Watch

Patch 7.3.5 introduces legendary item token
Jan 9, 2018

Not too long ago, legendary tokens appeared on World of Warcraft’s patch 7.3.5 PTR. These tokens cost Wakening Essences and reward a random legendary item for your character’s current spec. On top of that, the tokens do not affect the “bad luck protection system” for legendaries that are earned through other methods. In other words,...Blizzard Watch

Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes for January 9 - Balance Druid - Assassination Rogue ...
Jan 9, 2018

Today's hotfixes confirm the class tuning changes for Balance Druids and Assassination Rogues and allow all players to start collecting Wakening Essence in preparation for 7.3.5's Purified Titan Essence. Don't forget that the cost (and drop rate) of Wakening Essence for Purified Titan Essence will increase in 7.3.5 to minimize the benefit of stockpiling Wakening Essences now.January 9ClassesDruid Balance Wax and Wane (Artifact trait) damage bonus per stack reduced to 6% (was 25%).Continue readinWowhead News

We've updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest, including ...
Jan 9, 2018
Mistress Alluradel, Levantus, Legion Dungeon Bonus Event, Shado-Pan ...
Jan 9, 2018

Challenge Rift Week 29 A Collection of Five Fantastic Hearthstone Pro Decks - January 8, 2018 Greater Invasion Boss - Mistress Alluradel Mistress Alluradel is up this week, rewarding item level 930 loot! tbody>tr"> Level Type Slot Name Model Viewer 930ClothHead ...MMO-Champion

New Events in WoW for January 9: Legion Dungeon Event, Shado-Pan Showdown
Jan 9, 2018

New World of Warcraft Legion Events for the week of January 9 includes the Legion Dungeon Event, the Shado-Pan Showdown PvP Brawl, new Mythic+ Affixes and new World Bosses. For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xurios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the Today in Broken Isles section of Wowhead's front page.Coming SoonThe final LFR wing unlocks next week.Continue reading »Wowhead News

How do you feel about loot tokens?
Jan 9, 2018

There was once a point in time where one of the worst feelings in WoW was not getting any loot you could actually use. It didn’t matter if you were killing a mob or completing a quest — if you put in the effort and didn’t get something for your character, it felt bad. In a...Blizzard Watch

🔒 Watching Blizzard: Waiting on Battle for Azeroth
Jan 9, 2018

This is an extra post for our supporters only! Want to see it? Support Us on Patreon or Login and view it on our siteBlizzard Watch

Star Trek: Discovery - Explaining *That* Ship
Jan 9, 2018

Spoilers! What’s the deal with the brief glimpse we got this week of that very familiar looking Starfleet vessel?Spoilers follow for certain aspects of this week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery, “Despite Yourself.” Sunday marked the return of Star Trek: Discovery after its brief mid-season hiatus, and, wow, did it hit the ground running. Episode 10, "Despite Yourself," shoved the USS Discovery into the Mirror Universe (the alternate reality Trek staple where everyone is evil), put Cadet Tilly IGN.com

Mythic Antorus News: Exorsus Argus Kill Video, FatbossTV Mythic Antorus Guides
Jan 9, 2018

Over the last few days, Exorsus has released their Argus kill video and FatbossTV has now released their Mythic Antorus guides for the first four bosses.Exorsus Argus Kill VideoExorsus' kill videos have always been amazingly edited and Argus is no different. The video starts off with an amazing introduction that has a fly-through of many bosses and feels very cinematic. The kill video consists of multiple PoVs and is worth a watch!Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft is patching in a way to purchase Legendaries directly in ...
Jan 8, 2018

One of the most ongoing issues in World of Warcraft’s current expansion has been the preponderance of Legendary items and the general difficulty of acquiring them at all, much less acquiring the one that you need. If your luck is bad enough, you could easily keep striving for one and never wind up with the one that you need, or [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Wakening Essence Hotfixes and Legendary Token Updates for 7.3.5
Jan 8, 2018

Blizzard has posted some updates on Wakening Essences including a hotfix that makes them drop for everyone, regardless of being on the quest or not.BlizzardFew additional details on the new Legendary token:We've just pushed a hotfix live that makes Wakening Essences drop for everyone, regardless of whether you're on the quest or not.We'll also be dramatically increasing both the number of Essences required to purchase tokens and the rate at which you gain them in Patch 7.3.5.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Patch 7.3.5 - Legendary Tokens Update
Jan 8, 2018

Patch 7.3.5 - Legendary Tokens Update A recent PTR build added the ability to purchase a token that creates a Legion legendary item for Wakening Essences. Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment Few additional details on the new Legendary token:We've just pushed a hotfix live that makes Wakening Essences drop for everyone, regardless of whether you're on the quest or not.We'll also be dramatically increasing both the number of Essences required to purchase tokens and the raMMO-Champion

Changes incoming for Balance Druids and Assassination Rogues
Jan 8, 2018

Druids and Rogues are both going to see some changes with this week’s WoW reset due to the adoption of some unorthodox playstyles. Both Balance Druids and Assassination Rogues have been avoiding single-target spells like Solar Wrath, Lunar Strike, and Mutilate in favor of spamming one ability. Assassination Rogues have been favoring a simple spam...Blizzard Watch

Correct. We've recently pushed a hotfix live that makes Wakening Essences ...
Jan 8, 2018
We've just shared a few more details on the new Legendary tokens coming in ...
Jan 8, 2018
PS4, Xbox One, PC, And Switch Top Game Release Dates In 2018: Far Cry 5, ...
Jan 8, 2018

While 2017 was packed with an assortment of amazing games, 2018 is primed with its own roster of exciting games, including heavy hitters like Red Dead Redemption 2, Anthem, God of War, Kingdom Hearts III, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and much more. To help you keep track of all the games coming out, we've compiled the release dates of all the biggest ones confirmed to come out in 2018 so far.Be sure to check back often as we update this article with more release dates or any potential changes to any ofGamespot's Video Game New

The Queue: Weapon transmog, Nightborne unlock, and Ultra WoW
Jan 8, 2018
Supergirl: First Look at Mon-El's New Costume
Jan 8, 2018

Mon-El will don his Legion costume during the upcoming "Legion of Superheroes" episode.The CW has released a first look at Chris Wood as Mon-El in Supergirl. The photo (below) shows off Mon-El in his Legion suit. Fans can watch Mon-El don his costume when the "Legion of Superheroes" episode premieres January 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. Chris Wood as Mon-El.The episode follows Mon-El recruiting one of the Legion members, Brainiac-5 (guest star Jesse Rath), to help bring back Supergirl (MelissaIGN.com

Patch 7.3.5 Artifact Weapon Instability (Spoilers)
Jan 8, 2018

We are retiring our artifact weapons at the end of Legion, and we've learned more about the story as to how our weapons become unstable. Spoiler warning.At BlizzCon 2017, it was confirmed that we are retiring the artifact weapons for Battle for Azeroth. Earlier in the 7.3.5 PTR, we datamined a cinematic depicting our weapons soaking the corruption from the Dark Titan's Blade:Continue reading »Wowhead News

Michele Morrow calls out BlizzCon gender pay inequality
Jan 8, 2018

Michele Morrow, one of the most recognizable faces in gaming thanks to her long career as a show host and actress and World of Warcraft player, has seemingly accused BlizzCon organizers of gender discrimination when it comes to BlizzCon hosting pay. ...Massively Overpowered

RT @KyleKayhos: Night Paint of a Night Elf! Wanted to take a little break ...
Jan 8, 2018
When is Battle for Azeroth launching?
Jan 8, 2018

Back in August of 2017 we talked about how Legion would shake out and whether we’d get a new Expansion announcement at BlizzCon. Clearly, some of that post was accurate. Other parts — like speculating that we’d see patch 7.3.5 by November — were less so. As of the writing of this post we still don’t...Blizzard Watch

Latest WoW hotfixes address Antorus issues and more
Jan 8, 2018

A short list of hotfixes was released over the weekend, addressing a few issues in Antorus, and a couple of class bugs as well. Players headed to Antorus in Raid Finder will find that Eonar is now counting towards the Forbidden Descent achievement as intended. In addition, she should now always deal damage to the...Blizzard Watch

Do you want to see the Allied Races unlocked early?
Jan 8, 2018

Something strange is going on with the 7.3.5 PTR patch. A big feature of the upcoming Battle for Azeroth expansion, playable Allied Races, has shown up and details have been datamined from the PTR. The BlizzCon announcement for this feature made it sound like this would be part of Battle, but then why wouldn’t it...Blizzard Watch

Wow, the Switch just surpassed the Wii U's lifetime Japanese sales
Jan 8, 2018

The time has finally come. It's always interesting, hearing all of the analyst's predictions before and even after a console drops, but the Switch blew past much of that fanfare. It sold like hotcakes out of the gate in nearly every region, especially Japan, where it just beat out the Wii U's lifetimes sales. Yes, in less than a year, the Switch outsold the Wii U in Japan at 3.4 million Switch units sold to 3.3 million Wii Us. ...Destuctoid

Patch 7.3.5 - Allied Race Unlock Requirements, Art Contest Winners, Vanion, ...
Jan 8, 2018

Popular HearthPwn Standard and Wild Decks of the Week for January 7 Patch 7.3.5 PTR - Allied Races Unlock Requirements The latest PTR update updated the banners in both factions' embassies that list the unlock requirements for each Allied Race. These requirements are account wide and not faction specific, meaning you can earn these achievements on an Alliance character and still unlock the Horde Allied Races and vice versa. ...MMO-Champion

When Are Patch 7.3.5 and Allied Race Release Dates? (Speculation)
Jan 8, 2018

There's been a lot of speculation surrounding Patch 7.3.5's release date, especially with datamined, but not testable, Allied Races. In this article, we'll analyze datamined evidence and speculate on when we think 7.3.5 and Allied Races will be playable.We have dedicated content hubs for both Patch 7.3.5 and Allied Races if you'd like to learn more about these topics!7.3.5 Release DateWe think January 16th is a likely date for the start of Patch 7.3.5.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Synthesizing Legendaries in 7.3.5 Prep - BoA Tokens, Acquiring Wakening Essence
Jan 8, 2018

In the last PTR Build, we discovered that players will be able to buy Purified Titan Essence using Wakening Essences. We've now confirmed that you are able to receive a BoA Legendary Token from the Purified Titan Essence and confirmed a way for newer characters to get the A Titanic Effort quest, so players can start preparing for 7.3.5 by collecting Wakening Essences.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Darkmoon Faire (January 7th - 13th 2018)
Jan 7, 2018

The Darkmoon Faire is back in town for one week. With the recent news that each Allied Race will require Exalted with a Legion faction, make sure to get Darkmoon Top Hat and WHEE!, which provide 10% experience and reputation buffs.Void Elf: Exalted with Argussian ReachNightborne: Exalted with The NightfallenLightforged: Exalted with Army of the LightHighmountain Tauren: Exalted with Highmountain TribeYou can check your reputation progress in Wowhead's Attunement Tracker.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Rest In Peace Patrick "Vanion" Michalczak
Jan 7, 2018

It is with a heavy heart that we learned Patrick "Vanion" Michalczak, the founder of popular German fansite Vanion.eu, has passed away on January 2nd, 2018. Out of respect for the family, details are not being shared at the current time and they ask rumors not be spread.Vanion immersed himself in all aspects of the German WoW community.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World First Solo Garothi Worldbreaker and Eonar
Jan 7, 2018

Several more Antorus bosses have been soloed! Protection Paladin Rextroy has soloed Garothi Worldbreaker, while Affliction Warlock Krieglocke has soloed the Eonar encounter. Thanks to VittoriyaWoW for the tip.Eonar SoloAffliction Warlock Krieglocke has soloed the Eonar Encounter. You can find the log of the video kill here.Talents: Malefic Grasp, Absolute Corruption, Demonic Circle, Soul Harvest, Demon Skin, Grimoire of Supremacy, Siphon LifeLegendaries:Continue reading »Wowhead News

Nightborne Allied Race Now Requires Insurrection Achievement
Jan 7, 2018

In yesterday's update to the 7.3.5 PTR, the requirements to unlock the Nightborne Allied Race have been updated and now require the completion of the Insurrection quest chain and not just the Good Suramaritan portion.We've updated our Attunement Tracker to include this change. You can find out if you're eligible to unlock the Nightborne and other Allied Races, when they release, using our Attunement Tracker.Continue reading »Wowhead News

The Game Archaeologist: Neocron
Jan 6, 2018

It’s the distant future. The high-tech battle armor you wear sharply contrasts with the ruins of civilization that you traverse. You spot an enemy and raise your pulse rifle, firing off shots as you strafe to cover. Technology hasn’t solved the issue of war; it’s just raised the body count. PlanetSide 2? Nope — this is Neocron, the quite-forgettable MMOFPS [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up: Making Gold in 2018, Investment Fears & Spirit ...
Jan 6, 2018

WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-UpWelcome to the twenty first edition of the WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-up!If you're new to this series or want to re-visit past posts, you can check out the previous articles right here on wowhead.comMy name is Gumdrops and I’m the lead moderator for the /r/woweconomy subreddit and the accompanying Discord server. I am also the Support Manager & User Evangelist for TradeSkillMaster, the Auction House addon suite for World of Warcraft.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft - Players to be Able to 'Buy' Legendaries in 7.3.5 + ...
Jan 6, 2018

The latest v7.3.5 PTR World of Warcraft build has some interesting news for players who have not had the best of luck when it comes to legendaries. A special vendor will sell legendaries according to class and spec in exchange for 175 Wakening Essences that are gathered through raids, dungeons and emissary chests. Purchasing a legendary will not affect chances of getting further legendaries. Currently, 50 Wakening Essences are collected to upgrade legendaries, currently iLevel 1000.mmorpg - wow

😱 From the verge of disbanding to becoming World Champions at #BlizzCon ...
Jan 6, 2018
World of Warcraft - Players to be Able to 'Buy' Legendaries in 7.2.5 + ...
Jan 6, 2018

The latest v7.2.5 PTR World of Warcraft build has some interesting news for players who have not had the best of luck when it comes to legendaries. A special vendor will sell legendaries according to class and spec in exchange for 175 Wakening Essences that are gathered through raids, dungeons and emissary chests. Purchasing a legendary will not affect chances of getting further legendaries. Currently, 50 Wakening Essences are collected to upgrade legendaries, currently to iLevel 1000.mmorpg - wow

Retiring Artifact Weapons Cutscene (Spoilers)
Jan 6, 2018

Artifact weapons are getting retired closer to the end of Legion, and in this datamined cutscene, we have an early look at the fate of our weapons. Previously we've posted the voiceover lines and cutscene music, and today we have our first look at the actual cutscene.Do note that this cutscene is incomplete--it is missing encrypted voice over lines, and any/all details are subject to change before 7.3.5 goes live. ...Wowhead News

Legendary Catch Up, Jan 5 Hotfixes, Balance and Assassination Changes, DLC #614
Jan 6, 2018

The Darkening of Tristram is Live! Silence or Bust: How Cubelock Slowed the Meta Patch 7.3.5 PTR - Build 25807 A small build hit the PTR today, adding an item that allows players to collect 175 x Wakening Essence to turn in for a legendary item. New Loading Screen Spell Changes Originally Posted by MMO-Champion Raid & Dungeon Abilities Burning Breath Breaths a wide line of fire, inflicting 15,200 to 16,800 34,300 to 38,000 Fire Damage. ...MMO-Champion

Today's 7.3.5 PTR update includes a new method for acquiring Legion ...
Jan 6, 2018
7.3.5 PTR Build 25807 - Purified Titan Essence To Acquire New Legendaries
Jan 6, 2018

The 7.3.5 PTR had a small new build, with the new Synthesize legendary spell, hinting at another legendary catchup mechanism.NEW   Synthesize a Legion legendary item.Used by the new item Purified Titan Essence. This item is marked as Refundable, suggesting it can be purchased from a vendor.Edit: We've discovered how to get the Purified Titan Essence. Turn in 175 Wakening Essence for Purified Titan Essence. This creates a Legion Legendary appropriate for your loot specialization.Continue reading Wowhead News

7.3.5 PTR Build 25807 - Synthesize Legendary Items
Jan 6, 2018

The 7.3.5 PTR had a small new build, with the new Synthesize legendary spell.NEW   Synthesize a Legion legendary item.An alternate version of the Seething Shore loading screen has been datamined. In the new LoadingScreen_AzeriteBG_wide_1.png, the colors are darker and the Horde shaman is not casting lightning.Burning Breath   Breaths a wide line of fire, inflicting 15200 to 16800 Fire Damage.34300 to 38000 Fire Damage.Electrocution   Deals 960024000 damage every 1 sec.Continue reading »Wowhead News

X-Men Director Bryan Singer Removed as Legion EP
Jan 6, 2018

Singer reportedly reached out to FX to have his name removed in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct.Bryan Singer will no longer serve as executive producer of the X-Men spinoff series Legion. After the Legion panel at the Television Critics Association press tour, series creator Noah Hawley told Deadline, "Bryan asked to take his name off the show, so we have done that." ...IGN.com

Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes for January 5th
Jan 6, 2018

January 5th hotfixes include fixes to Eonar, Coven of Shivarra, Assassination Rogues, Restoration Druids, and Temple of Kotmogu.BlizzardClassesDruid Restoration Eonar's Verdant Embrance (from Eonar's Compassion) is now correctly activated by Germination.Rogue Assassination Fixed an issue where Poisoned Knife could apply poisons twice.Fixed an issue where Deadly Poison could retain Nightstalker's damage bonus until Deadly Poison fell off the target.Continue reading »Wowhead News

We've updated our hotfixes blog post with recent hotfixes: ...
Jan 6, 2018
PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC Top Game Release Dates In 2018: Red Dead ...
Jan 6, 2018

While 2017 was packed with an assortment of amazing games, 2018 is primed with its own roster of exciting games, including heavy hitters like Red Dead Redemption 2, Anthem, God of War, Kingdom Hearts III, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and much more. To help you keep track of all the games coming out, we've compiled the release dates of all the biggest ones confirmed to come out in 2018 so far.Be sure to check back often as we update this article with more release dates or any potential changes to any ofGamespot's Video Game New

Assassination and Balance Changes Week of January 9th
Jan 6, 2018

Blizzard has announced Assassination Rogue and Balance Druid changes coming the week of January 9th.BlizzardStarting on Tuesday, January 9, with weekly maintenance in each region, we expect to make the following class changes:DruidBalance Wax and Wane (Artifact trait) damage bonus per stack reduced to 6% (was 25%).Lunar Strike damage increased by 8%.Solar Wrath damage increased by 8%.RogueAssassination Mutilate damage increased by 20%.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft 13th Anniversary Art Contest Winners
Jan 5, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the World of Warcraft 13th Anniversary Art Contest! The grand prize winner, Tim Guo, received an Illdan Statue, Classic Hoodie, and plush, while the runners-up received a plush and Classic Hoodie.You can find more of Tim Guo's art on ArtStation. From his ArtStation blog for the winning work of art:This image depicts one of my favorite moments in World of Warcraft, the opening of the Gates of Ahn'Qiraj.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft’s allied races are an account-wide unlock — and here’s ...
Jan 5, 2018

With Battle for Azeroth a ways down the road for antsy World of Warcraft fans, a lot of attention from the community has settled on one of the expansion’s key features that could be rolling out this month. Allied races — at least the first batch of them — look to be coming to the game in Patch 7.3.5, and [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

The Queue: Tauren Express
Jan 5, 2018

I kind of hope Argus doesn’t go away but I’m pretty sure it will after Legion ends, and that makes me sad. It’s pretty awesome looking. This is the Queue, where we talk about Blizzard and their games. Let us begin.Blizzard Watch

WoW Factor: The fate of the class orders post-Legion, part 2
Jan 5, 2018

Back before the winter break, I took a look at how the various class orders are going to handle the increased conflict between the Horde and the Alliance. The short version is “in a variety of ways.” Some of them are going to care a lot and it’s going to make a big difference; some of them are just going [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Wowhead Weekly #143 - Allied Race Updates and New Host AnnieFuchsia
Jan 5, 2018

It's time for the first Wowhead Weekly of 2018, full of new Allied Race info! Please welcome AnnieFuchsia as our new host for Wowhead Weekly #143.As announced in the last show, Panser is stepping down to focus on content efforts outside of Twitch in 2018. Annie is a full-time Twitch streamer who loves collecting achievements and mounts in WoW. Check out her recent BlizzCon 2017 Interview on Class Design and give her a warm welcome!Continue reading »Wowhead News

⚡️#Warcraft 2017 in Review Incredible in-game accomplishments, amazing fan ...
Jan 5, 2018
Good news! WoW’s Allied Races will unlock account wide
Jan 5, 2018

If you’ve been looking at the process necessary to unlock the Allied Race of your choice and worrying that it meant you’d have to dust off a character from the desired faction and do certain achievements you already have on your main, don’t worry. If you’re going to play Horde and want Nightborne unlocked but...Blizzard Watch

Massively OP’s 2017 awards debrief and annual recap
Jan 5, 2018

As we did in 2014, 2015, and 2016, today I’m going to recap our annual awards and other meta articles from the end of 2017. We gave out 19 formal awards this past year, all in addition to dozens of other recaps, roundups, listicles, predictions, bloopers, oddities, polls, provocations, and retrospectives. It was by far our biggest content dump to date, [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

🔥 Nomi's off to a good start! Which New Year's resolution are you looking ...
Jan 5, 2018
X-Men Spin-Off Show The Gifted Renewed For Second Season, Staying On Fox For Now
Jan 5, 2018

With the success of Fox's X-Men movie franchise, it was only a matter of time before the Marvel mutants moved to the small screen. 2017 saw the premiere of two acclaimed shows, Legion and The Gifted. It has now been announced at the Television Press Association winter press tour that the latter will return for a second season. The show's first season has enjoyed solid viewing figures, with an average of 8.3 million viewers across all platforms. ...Gamespot's Video Game New

Allied Race Unlock Requirements Are Account-Wide
Jan 5, 2018

Today's 7.3.5 PTR update temporarily added banners to the Orgrimmar and Stormwind Embassies which track your Allied Race unlock progress. After testing on several characters, we determined that the unlock requirements are account wide. They are not limited to a specific faction.Earlier today, clicking on the banners gave you information about the Allied Race, including Racial Abilities, a Model Viewer for both genders and an Eligibility section.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO hopes and wishes for 2018
Jan 5, 2018

One of the frustrating bits about our end-of-the-year content rollouts is that sometimes predictions and story roundups can come across as negative. It’s way too easy to assume that if someone is predicting game X will flop, she wants it to happen and is gleefully steepling her fingers and cackling madly over its future demise. Which is just not so! I never steeple my [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Food and video games, two great tastes together at last!
Jan 5, 2018

If you thought that the World of Warcraft official cookbook was a stupid idea, then you may not be the target audience for the plethora of sites devoted to helping you cook up a true taste of the game you’re playing. But they’re still out there, and after we talked about them on the podcast this week, we couldn’t not [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

7.3.5 PTR Build 25804 - Allied Race Racial Ability Strings and Music, ...
Jan 4, 2018

The first 7.3.5 PTR build of the new year is here. This build includes strings for the allied races' racial abilities, assets for the Seething Shore Battleground and some minor class changes.The Loading Screen and LFG Icon for the upcoming Battleground, Seething Shore was added in this build.NEW Prospector %sLightforged Draenei VindicaarVoid ElfVoid Elf ScenariosIt seems the offer I bring has been anticipated... and spurned. Very well. But before I leave, I have one request.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Remembering WoW Classic: The Warrior class in Vanilla
Jan 4, 2018

Okay, I tend to be anti nostalgia as a rule. And WoW Classic servers are basically just that, so I’m on the back foot here. But I played Warriors back in Vanilla — I raided all the way up to Naxxramas 40 — so it would be fair to say I know a little something...Blizzard Watch

7.3.5 PTR Build 25804 - Allied Race Racial Ability Strings, Seething Shore ...
Jan 4, 2018

The first 7.3.5 PTR build of the new year is here. This build includes strings for the allied races' racial abilities and some minor class changes.The Loading Screen and LFG Icon for the upcoming Battleground, Seething Shore was added in this build.NEW Prospector %sIt seems the offer I bring has been anticipated... and spurned. Very well. But before I leave, I have one request.RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_FACTION_SUGGESTION_ALLIANCEYour friend plays for the Alliance faction.Continue reading »Wowhead News

7.3.5 PTR Build 25804 - Allied Race Racial Ability Strings
Jan 4, 2018

The first 7.3.5 PTR build of the new year is here. This build includes strings for the allied races' racial abilities and some minor class changes.NEW Prospector %sIt seems the offer I bring has been anticipated... and spurned. Very well. But before I leave, I have one request.RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_FACTION_SUGGESTION_ALLIANCEYour friend plays for the Alliance faction. Pick one of these races if you want to play together.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Patch 7.3.5 PTR - Build 25804
Jan 4, 2018

Patch 7.3.5 PTR - Build 25804 Another PTR build is on the way! New Icons New Loading Screen Achievement Changes Originally Posted by MMO-Champion Seething Shore Player vs. Player Master of Seething Shore Complete the Seething Shore achievements listed below. ...MMO-Champion

Spoilers: Wowhead digs up Allied Race cutscenes
Jan 4, 2018

If you're avoiding any and all spoilers regarding Battle for Azeroth content, including the new Allied Races, turn around now because this post is full of them. Wowhead has discovered a treasure trove of Allied Race cutscenes via the patch 7.3.5 PTR, and made them available for viewing. Blizzard Watch

Check out the starting cutscenes for the first four Allied Races in World ...
Jan 4, 2018

When are the first four Allied Races arriving in World of Warcraft? They’re a big feature of Battle for Azeroth, but evidence increasingly points to them being playable before the expansion launch, and the latest bit of datamining for patch 7.3.5 reveals another important piece of evidence. Yes, the starting cutscenes for all four races have been mined out, with [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

World of Warcraft published a new upload: WoW esports Gladiator's Summit: ...
Jan 4, 2018

Venruki and Bajheera are back with the last episode of the season to go over the global finals from BlizzCon 2017! For the latest updates visit: http://WorldofWarcraft.comYoutube - wow

Updates to The Visions of Ogmot the Steadfast - Spoilers!
Jan 4, 2018

Ogmot's Dream Journal has received many updates since we last covered it on the 7.3.5 PTR.To recapitulate, the Journal is the Dream Journal from Ogmot the Mad, a rare NPC located at the Wound in the World. Defeating him drops the readable item, which is composed of ten pages telling about the recent dreams of the ogre.In the tabs below you can check all the pages from the Journal, both old and new texts. Learn more about the upcoming patch on our Patch 7.3.5 Content Hub.Continue reading »Wowhead News

RT @Sharmiex: My latest World Of @Warcraft parody "Antorus" ooh na-na! ...
Jan 4, 2018
Is there one class or role you simply don’t want to play?
Jan 4, 2018

I made another Rogue over the weekend — Alliance, this time. To be clear, I didn’t really need another Rogue character. I just wanted to make my way through the Alliance leveling experience over on Kalimdor again. Over entirely too many years spent playing WoW, I’ve leveled pretty much every class in the game. But...Blizzard Watch

Battle for Azeroth PvP Changes Recap
Jan 4, 2018

Battle for Azeroth PvP Changes Recap Battle for Azeroth is making substantial changes to World PvP as well as adding more arenas and a new battleground! New Arenas Two new arenas are being added to the game. One will be set in Tiragarde Sound and the other in Zuldazar. World PvP The PvP vs PvE server distinction is going away, replaced by a toggle set by each player. You can toggle being opted into PvP or not when you are in town.Players that feel trapped on PvP servers now have a way out. ...MMO-Champion

Allied Race Intro and Unlock Scenario Cutscenes (Spoilers)
Jan 4, 2018

Each Allied Race has a special intro cutscene when a character is created, as well as special cutscenes to further the story in their unique recruitment scenario. Earlier in the 7.3.5 PTR cycle, we datamined the Allied Race story through broadcast text and audio voice-over files. Now we have the cutscenes for each Allied Race Intro as well as cutscenes from the Nightborne unlock scenario.Four Allied Races have tons of data in the 7.3.5 PTR and you can learn more about them here:Continue reading Wowhead News

New Mythic+ Records Set Over the Last Week
Jan 3, 2018

Antorus, the Burning Throne hasn't been out that long, but our first week of Sanguine, Volcanic, Fortified has now passed and many players were trying to push as high of a keystone as possible. These affixes are considered the easiest set to deal with and coupled with the greatly increased item levels, trinkets and tier bonuses from Antorus, several records have been smashed.New RecordsLet's take a look at some of the new records! Thanks to Raider.io for providing the data.Continue reading »Wowhead News

New Events in WoW for January 2: Antorus LFR Wing 3, Battleground Bonus Event
Jan 3, 2018

New World of Warcraft Legion Events for the week of January 2 includes the third wing of Antorus on LFR difficulty, the Battleground Bonus Event, new Mythic+ Affixes and new World Bosses. For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xurios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the Today in Broken Isles section of Wowhead's front page.Continue reading »Wowhead News

This Week in WoW History: Diablo's 20th Anniversary, Thunder King, Dark ...
Jan 3, 2018

Hey everyone, and welcome to another bit of WoW History! Every week, we look down at important events that happened in WoW (or Blizzard!) for that week.Did everyone have a great new year? I hope so! Hopefully 2018 brings you everything you ever wished for ;) while we hope for a better year, why not take a quick trip to the past? Let's go!2017 January 3rd, 2017The Diablo's 20th Anniversary event begun on this day!Continue reading »Wowhead News

Perfect Ten: The best MMO updates and expansions of 2017
Jan 3, 2018

Last year was positively stuffed with updates, expansions, and cool stuff. A lot of years I struggle to remember which major updates happened in the past year, due partly to my own faulty memory but due largely to the simple fact that not a lot of them really stuck out for me. This year? We were awash in updates. Some [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Are you ready to unlock Battle for Azeroth’s allied races?
Jan 3, 2018

Are you looking to play a Void Elf in Battle for Azeroth, or indeed any of the Allied Races — Highmountain Tauren, Lightforged Draenei or Nightborne? Then you’ll need to do more than simply purchase Battle for Azeroth, although yes you’ll need to do that too. The folks at Wowhead have created a tool that can help...Blizzard Watch

How soon do you expect Battle for Azeroth to arrive?
Jan 3, 2018

We’re looking at patch 7.3.5 within a month, two at the absolute most. That means that we’ll be officially done with all incoming content for Legion at that time. And that means we’re heading into the infamous period between expansions where there is no new content. When this period lasts long enough, we call it the...Blizzard Watch

Allied Race Tabard Model Preview
Jan 3, 2018

As part of the Allied Race updates on the 7.3.5 PTR, Blizzard has added matching tabards for each Heritage Armor set. While the source of these tabards is unknown, you can preview them in our PTR Dressing Room on each Allied Race!These tabards match the Heritage Armor sets perfectly. The Heritage Sets are earned by leveling to 110 on an Allied Race without any leveling boosts.Learn more about Allied Races in the Allied Races Overview.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Pokemon Go Finally Launching In One Of The Most Gamer-Rich Countries In The ...
Jan 3, 2018

Pokemon Go has finally been confirmed to launch in China. John Hanke, the CEO of developer Niantic, told Financial Times that the game is coming to the gamer-rich country, though he did not give any indication as to when it would be released. Niantic is working with NetEase to launch Pokemon Go in China. NetEase is a Chinese games company that has also worked with Activision Blizzard to bring World of Warcraft and Overwatch to China."We ...Gamespot's Video Game New

Yes, this is intended. After all, when is the last time you saw an ...
Jan 2, 2018
We are working on changes to make sure Mutilate is the preferred ...
Jan 2, 2018
Blizzard Watch’s 2017 year end review
Jan 2, 2018

It’s been a busy year for Blizzard as they focused on expanding World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm. Diablo and StarCraft got some love, too, but not nearly on the scale of the other games. And BlizzCon, as usual, set the tone for 2018’s content roll out. But if your memory of...Blizzard Watch

Defeat Hope's End, now live on Raid Finder in NA. ⚔️ https:--t.co-4nCL8x2lAe
Jan 2, 2018
Know Your Lore: World of Warcraft 2017 story in review
Jan 2, 2018

Legion has arguably been one of the most content-packed expansions ever released.  Its launch in 2016 was a welcome breath of fresh air after a year of nothing to speak of, and 2017 continued that trend of jam-packed content. Every year we take a broader look at the overall state of lore and story in...Blizzard Watch

We've updated our hotfixes blog post with the latest: https:--t.co-DjWay50C6M
Jan 2, 2018
Exclusive: Ship of Heroes’ Casey McGeever on the superhero MMORPG genre
Jan 2, 2018

Ship of Heroes is super-jumping right into 2018 with two documents of note. The first is a retrospective of what the Heroic Games team learned from the community in the past year, including the fact that players want harvesting, crafting, and trading mechanics as well as crowd-control and pet mastery classes and Halloween. The team also says it understands the [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

[NA] Attention Artists: want to win a Cintiq? 🎨 The Student Art Contest ...
Jan 2, 2018
🎄 Winter veil holidays: the best moment of the year to spend time with ...
Jan 2, 2018