WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up: 7.3.5 PTR Updates, Flash Markets, Profession ...
Jan 13, 2018

WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-UpWelcome to the twenty second 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

The Daily Grind: Which MMO offers the best sky views?
Jan 13, 2018

I know it’s a simple and basic thing, but I absolutely adore a great skybox in my MMORPGs. There’s something about looking up at a majestic and vibrant sky in-game that puts me right in the middle of the world and immerses me in the environment. Fallen Earth will always be remembered fondly by me for its gorgeous sunsets, and [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Patch 7.3.5 - Release Build, Artifact Instability, WoW History, Overwatch League
Jan 13, 2018

Overwatch League Causing Lag in Diablo 3 Deathwing Needs a Friendwing - Vote for Phase II Challenges! Patch 7.3.5 PTR - Build 25848 The latest PTR build flagged the client as a Release Candidate. Patch 7.3.5 - Artifact Instability Patch 7.3.5 adds the send off for our Artifact weapons. A recent PTR build added some visual effects of the instability that results from the send off. A recent build also changed how the Artifact Power numbers increase or decrease once your Artifact is unstable. ...MMO-Champion

7.3.5 PTR Build 25848 - Release Candidate
Jan 13, 2018

Today's 7.3.5 PTR build is a release candidate! This means development is winding down in this PTR cycle and we could see 7.3.5 on servers relatively soon.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft offers Hunters new pet options for Patch 7.2.5
Jan 13, 2018

World of Warcraft Hunters who adhere to the ancient code of the Pokémon — gotta catch ’em all — will find themselves five pets short when Patch 7.2.5 arrives. That’s due to a handful of new tamable critters that have been discovered on the public test realm. Pretty much, these are color variations on pet models that already exist, but [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

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Jan 12, 2018
How Bright 2 Can Beat The Haters And Actually Be Great
Jan 12, 2018

When Netflix announced that they were producing the urban cop fantasy Bright, it came with a heavy price tag and plenty of expectation. The streaming giant shelled out $90 million for the movie, and lined up a formidable team: stars Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, Suicide Squad director David Ayer, and a script from Max Landis, for which they paid $3 million (a notably high price). ...Gamespot's Video Game New

Watch World Of Warplanes 2.0's New Strategic Mode And Bombers In Action On PC
Jan 12, 2018

World of Warplanes was originally released in 2013 for PC, but the game has been essentially re-released with a recent 2.0 update. The new version promises more strategic combat, in the form of the new Conquest Mode, a new class of aircraft, and more. Check out some of the game in action in the video above.While the game has traditionally focused on straight-up dogfights, World of Warplanes 2.0's new Conquest Mode is focused on tactical superiority and cooperation between classes of aircraft. ..Gamespot's Video Game New

WoW Esports team announces Mythic Dungeon Invitational and Arenas
Jan 12, 2018

Today on a short and sweet Twitch stream with World of Warcraft community manager Josh “Lore” Allen, esports manager Jeramy McIntyre laid out what 2018 holds for WoW esports. They started off discussing the long-running WoW Arena competition. This year they’re expanding both the pool of competitors and the prizes. There will be nine cups...Blizzard Watch

World of Warcraft published a new upload: World of Warcraft Esports: 2018 ...
Jan 12, 2018

For full details visit: https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/21363148/world-of-warcraft-esports-2018-plans-revealed In the 2018 WoW Esports live stream, we learned from esports manager Jeramy McIntyre more about the plans and changes for the WoW Arena World Championship and the Mythic Dungeon Invitational.Youtube - wow

Know Your Lore: My 2018 wish list – Warcraft, Overwatch, and more
Jan 12, 2018

The start of a new year is a good time to think about what we’d like to see from our favorite games. Games provide an interactive medium for storytelling, which tends to create a feeling of personal investment. A consequence of this is that we often end up waiting and hoping for our particular favorite...Blizzard Watch

World of Warcraft - A Peek at WoW eSports in 2018 - Both PvP and PvE Action ...
Jan 12, 2018

In today's WoW eSports live stream, Jeramy McIntyre and Josh Allen sat down to talk about how eSports will be presented during 2018. There are big changes in Arena Cup play, including an increase in the number of North American and European Cups that lead to qualification for the World Cup. In addition, prize pools will increase and the year will be divided into seasons.mmorpg - wow

World of Warcraft - A Peek at WoW eSports in 2018
Jan 12, 2018

In today's WoW eSports live stream, Jeramy McIntyre and Josh Allen sat down to talk about how eSports will be presented during 2018. There are big changes in Arena Cup play, including an increase in the number of North American and European Cups that lead to qualification for the World Cup. In addition, prize pools will increase and the year will be divided into seasons.mmorpg - wow

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Jan 12, 2018
WoW Esports 2018 Announcement Stream
Jan 12, 2018

Blizzard is revealing their upcoming plans for the WoW Arena World Championship and the Mythic Dungeon Invitational! We'll be recapping any important announcements.Currently on the 7.3.5, Mythic+ combat resurrections are now on a 10 minute charge timer. This follows an interview with Forbes about the MDI talking about the need for combat rez changes in future tournaments.It’s a new year, and we’ve got another epic year of WoW esports lined up for 2018.Continue reading »Wowhead News

2018 WoW Esports Announcements
Jan 12, 2018

2018 WoW Esports Announcements WoW esports manager Jeramy McIntyre will be sharing what esports fans and participants can look forward to this year including changes to the WoW Arena World Championship and the Mythic Dungeon Invitational. Click to load chatMMO-Champion

Today's 2018 Esports Update Livestream begins in 15 minutes! 🎥 ...
Jan 12, 2018
Wowhead Weekly #144 - Artifact Retirement, Allied Races, Legendaries
Jan 12, 2018

Wowhead Weekly #144 recaps the latest week of news from the PTR, including retiring artifact weapons, legendary updates, and Void Elf datamined dialogue. As announced in December, Panser has stepped down to focus on content efforts outside of Twitch in 2018. Our new host is AnnieFuchsia, a full-time Twitch streamer who loves collecting achievements and mounts in WoW.Continue reading »Wowhead News

WoW Factor: Guessing at Battle for Azeroth’s release date using math
Jan 12, 2018

The “when will Battle for Azeroth” speculation train is rolling once again because it looks like patch 7.3.5 is just around the corner. We haven’t actually been told when that’s landing yet, of course, but the World of Warcraft community continues to push forward with the sort of boundless optimism that it’s so well known for. “This time is going [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

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Jan 12, 2018
Overwatch League Takes One Thing From Pro Sports That Could Make A Huge ...
Jan 12, 2018

The Overwatch League represents one of the most significant ventures into esports to date, and certainly the largest from Blizzard. Significant resources are being put into the league, with Twitch reportedly paying a major sum to secure broadcasting rights. Blizzard has also built a major arena in Los Angeles and released a huge batch of new Overwatch skins to help drive interest in the event.Clearly, the company's investment in esports is serious, though it remains to be seen what kind of succeGamespot's Video Game New

Did Legion go overboard with legendaries?
Jan 12, 2018

Looking at the changes coming in 7.3.5 to legendary items, I feel like I can finally put into words a disconnect I’ve had with them this entire expansion. A lot of Legion has felt like it was lifted whole from Diablo 3. The legendaries in particular were simply too much. There are too many of them, they...Blizzard Watch

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Jan 12, 2018
The Daily Grind: What MMO will be the next to change up its business model ...
Jan 12, 2018

You may not like it, but the vast majority of MMORPGs are free-to-play or buy-to-play as of 2018. EVE Online went free-to-play at the end of 2016, you’ll recall, and some of the last classic holdouts – Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot – will make the same move this year. That doesn’t leave many games to go free-to-play [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Legendary Changes in 7.3.5
Jan 12, 2018

Among all the features currently available in the Patch 7.3.5 PTR, the most exciting one certainly is the new legendary acquisition method. Throughout Legion, Arcanomancer Vridiel has always helped us to improve our Legendaries, first to item level 940, then to 970 and finally to item level 1000 in patch 7.3.2. Now, coming up next patch, he will help us acquire new legendaries as well!Continue reading »Wowhead News

Massively Overthinking: What’s the smallest MMO you’re willing to play?
Jan 12, 2018

A comment on Reddit about the current size and viability of Kritika Online got me thinking about MMO playerbases in general lately. We all know that there’s a stigma attached to little games; the big games with big servers and millions of players feel safer, and nowadays people just assume a small MMO has one foot in the grave. But [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

Calling all esports fans! ⚔️ Tune in to tomorrow's livestream to find out ...
Jan 11, 2018
Remembering WoW Classic: The Paladin class in Vanilla
Jan 11, 2018

I’m thrilled for the people who have been wanting Classic WoW servers for years, and I’m excited for newer players to experience the game I fell in love with back in 2006. I started a little later in Vanilla and rolled my Paladin — the same one I play today — in Patch 1.9. If...Blizzard Watch

Search Page Improvements - New Highlighted Content
Jan 11, 2018

Search is a core feature of Wowhead and we're excited to unveil some improvements today!Searching for exact names of in-game content, like items, quests, and achievements, has always been straightforward on Wowhead. But what if...You don't know the exact name of something, so you search for "Antorus Guide" instead of the name of a boss?You want to look up a general WoW topic, like "flying" or "Void Elf"?Continue reading »Wowhead News

See World Of Warplanes 2.0's New Strategic Mode And Bombers In Action On PC
Jan 11, 2018

World of Warplanes was originally released in 2013 for PC, but the game has been essentially re-released with a recent 2.0 update. The new version promises more strategic combat, in the form of the new Conquest Mode, a new class of aircraft, and more. Check out some of the game in action in the video above.While the game has traditionally focused on straight-up dogfights, World of Warplanes 2.0's new Conquest Mode is focused on tactical superiority and cooperation between classes of aircraft. ..Gamespot's Video Game New

Overwatch League Uses One Thing From Pro Sports That Could Make A Huge ...
Jan 11, 2018

The Overwatch League represents one of the most significant ventures into esports to date, and certainly the largest from Blizzard. Significant resources are being put into the league, with Twitch reportedly paying a major sum to secure broadcasting rights. Blizzard has also built a major arena in Los Angeles and released a huge batch of new Overwatch skins to help drive interest in the event.Clearly, the company's investment in esports is serious, though it remains to be seen what kind of succeGamespot's Video Game New

The Switch's lifetime sales in France surpass the Wii U
Jan 11, 2018

Earlier this week, the Switch beat out the Wii U's lifetime sales in Japan. The same Switch that's been out for 10 months against the Wii U's five plus years. That same milestone is now happening all over the world it seems, as the Switch just pushed 911,000 units in France, which beat out the Wii U's 832,000 lifetime. Nintendo of Italy has also revealed that it's the fastest-selling console of all time in the region. ...Destuctoid

The Mysterious Countdown of the Xorothian Cultists
Jan 11, 2018

Several days ago we posted a blog speculating on the release date for Patch 7.3.5. In the comments, gkmnadsz made an interesting observation about the Xorothian Cultist and possible release dates, which is being discussed on places like Reddit today.Check the Xorothian Cultist on the broken shore to find out the release date of the new patch. they are counting down a time. They were doing it before 7.3.2. I followed the everyday. And the antorus came when the time was over.Continue reading »Wowhead News

Patch 7.3.5’s new Hunter pets and where to tame them
Jan 11, 2018

When patch 7.3.5 PTR datamining went up in December, Wowhead caught site of possible new Hunter pets to tame along with all the other PTR info. Since then, the Petopia community has been hard at work finding where these new pet models have been hiding. There are five new unique pets to tame, each in...Blizzard Watch

⚡ Elemental, ⚔ Enhancement, or 💧 Restoration? Shamans, how do you unleash ...
Jan 11, 2018
7.3.5 PTR Broadcast Text - Telogrus Rift, Void Elves, Forsaken Unrest, ...
Jan 11, 2018

We've datamined more 7.3.5 PTR Broadcast Text, related to upcoming content like Telogrus Rift, Cathedral of Light reacting to the Void Elves, Auction House Dance Party, and some Forsaken unrest.Story Spoilers in the post.Datamining broadcast text allows us to view all the NPC dialogue in the upcoming patch. In this post, we try to organize all the new random lines of dialogue correctly creating a coherent narrative.Continue reading »Wowhead News

This Week in WoW History: Patch 7.1.5, Grimtotem Spirit Guide, Early Beta ...
Jan 11, 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.This week we have some controversial topics, such as a World First kill and a pseudo challenge for a hunter tame of old. Let's get started, then!2017January 10th, 2017Patch 7.1.5 is released! The Nighthold is the first small patch of Legion, introducing or updating minor systems. Highlights include:Mists of Pandaria Timewalking:Continue reading »Wowhead News

Patch 7.3.5 PTR introduces configuration warning, hints at Battle for ...
Jan 11, 2018

In all the other news about patch 7.3.5, one surprising tidbit noticed by the folks at Wowhead was this one — a configuration warning that alerts you if your system won’t be supported by future builds of World of Warcraft. That’s interesting because I don’t remember the game ever warning us about future requirements before —...Blizzard Watch

Blizzard’s Battle.net app gets an upgrade
Jan 10, 2018

The next iteration for Blizzard’s launch application is here, and no, it doesn’t include yet another name change. The changes mostly come in the form of quality-of-life improvements to the Battle.net application, such as being able to launch Blizzard games like World of Warcraft and Overwatch straight from the task bar or dock. Unnamed bug fixes are come part and [...]This article was published by the word-wranglers at Massively Overpowered. Please review our terms of use for feeds.Massively Overpowered

The Sci-Fi Writer You Didn't Know Wrote Everything: Philip K. Dick
Jan 10, 2018

From Blade Runner to Minority Report to Total Recall, these sci-fi classics all spring from the same mind.Philip K. Dick is easily one of the most influential science fiction writers ever to put pen to paper. Dick's high-concept stories and distinctive voice profoundly shaped the genre in the 20th Century and earned him a legion of hardcore fans the world over. ...IGN.com

WoW Esports Live Stream Friday (1-12)
Jan 10, 2018

Blizzard has just announced that there will be a live stream this Friday (1/12), at 11:00 am PST, on their Twitch Channel to unveil their plans for esports in 2018. The stream will have announcements for both the WoW Arena Championship and for the Mythic Dungeon Invitational tournaments during this year. If you can't watch it or if you miss it, we will live blogging the stream on our main page, so make sure to check it out this Friday, at 11:00 am PST.Continue reading »Wowhead News

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Jan 10, 2018
Hunter Tames in Patch 7.3.5
Jan 10, 2018

Several new Hunter Pet Tames are arriving in Patch 7.3.5, including the high-resolution Silithid Sentinel bug and new Panthera and Mana Ray tints. Here's a look at what to expect!These pets were initially datamined in our 7.3.5 PTR data dump from December, and the folks at Petopia have gradually been discovering locations for all of the pets. Big thanks to their intrepid community!New Colors and ModelsBasilisksThe Crystal Spine Matriarch is located on Yojamba Isle.Continue reading »Wowhead News

What makes you spend in-game currency?
Jan 10, 2018

One of the habits I find difficult to break — whether it be in World of Warcraft, Heroes of the Storm, or Overwatch — is my habit of saving up in-game currency and then just… not spending it. And it’s never because I don’t have something to buy. There’s almost always something I’ve had my...Blizzard Watch

World of Warcraft - Our Guide to Keeping Busy Until Battle for Azeroth Arrives
Jan 10, 2018

There are some immutable facts that we know about World of Warcraft as we sit here today. Antorus is the final raid in the Legion expansion. Battle for Azeroth has been revealed as the next chapter in the ongoing story. We have NO idea when it's coming our way. What this means, dear readers, is that we are now officially in the doldrums when it comes to WoW. However, it can never be said that there's "nothing to do in WoW" -- it wasn't true a decade ago and it's even less so today.mmorpg - wow

WordPress Resources at SiteGround
Jan 10, 2018

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP websites: Expert WordPress Hosting SiteGround provides superior WordPress hosting focused on speed, security and customer … Continue reading "WordPress Resources at SiteGround"WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by mWOWJUJU

Updated Purified Titan Essence and Awoken Titan Essence Costs in 7.3.5
Jan 10, 2018

Blizzard has updated the costs of Purified Titan Essence and Awoken Titan Essence on the 7.3.5 PTR:Purified Titan Essence now costs 0 Wakening Essence, up from 175.Awoken Titan Essence now costs 0 Wakening Essence, up from 50.While these costs are more expensive, activities reward more Wakening Essence in Patch 7.3.5, so it shouldn't take longer to acquire enough to purchase one Awoken Titan Essence.Continue reading »Wowhead News

World of Warcraft - Latest PTR Patch Reveals Increased Minimum Graphics API ...
Jan 10, 2018

The WoWhead team has taken a hard look at the latest World of Warcraft PTR patch notes and found an interesting increase in the minimum graphics API requirements that may impact older cards' abilities to play the game. In the future, if these patch notes remain unchanged, players will need to have DirectX 11 or Metal installed, have a 64-bit OS and "a model shader 5 capable graphics card or better".mmorpg - wow

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

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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

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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