Battle for Azeroth Weapon Models - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 18:53:01 -0600 Battle for Azeroth modelviewer datamining continues with an early look at weapon models. These weapons are from a variety of sources including Warfronts, Kul Tiras quests, and Zandalar quests. There are also some weapons named after specific characters, like Jaina, Bwonsamdi, and Snakeman, as well as a Honey Stick to match the Bee Mount. Wand transmog is also making a return!
Kul Tiran Civilian and Military Armor and Hats - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 13:53:01 -0600 Kul Tiras is a maritime nation and there are distinctive hats and coats which reinforce the naval theme. In this post we're previewing all the armor specific to Kul Tiras Civilians and Military. Most of this armor is currently not for players.
Earlier we made a post on all the Kul Tiran customization options and you can check them out in the Dressing Room, wearing BFA armor (Cloth, Mail, Plate).
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.com
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Wowhead Weekly #147 and PWNCAST #197 - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:03:46 -0600 Wowhead Weekly #147 covers the start of Battle for Azeroth datamining, Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase, and the launch of Allied Races with Perculia and AnnieFuchsia.
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Patch 7.3.5 Hotfixes for February 2nd - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 20:26:54 -0600 Patch 7.3.5 Hotfixes for February 2nd include a fix for Nightborne female hairstyles in helmets, boosted characters unable to pick up more artifact questlines, and Gordon MacKellar despawning too quickly.
Fixed an issue where some Nightborne female hairstyles didn't have a scalp texture when wearing full helmets.
Fixed a bug that caused Gordon MacKellar to despawn too quickly.
Dressing Room Model Viewer Now Supports NPC Skin Tones - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:15:01 -0600 We have another update to share this week about the Wowhead Dressing Room! Earlier this week we added a way to customize non-playable races like Kul Tiran humans in the model viewer, and today we've added more NPC-only skin tones to playable races like Orcs and Draenei. Now you can create interesting variations like Dark Iron Dwarves, Mag'har Orcs, and Leper Gnomes.
Love is in the Air 2018 Holiday Updates and Guide - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:30:54 -0600 Love is in the Air runs from February 2nd through February 16th and is now live on EU and NA realms. Learn about all the Love Tokens, holiday attire, and special mounts and toys in our updated holiday guide!
Love is in the air received minor updates in 2018:
The Crown Company necklaces are up to ilvl 880.
Weathered Heirloom Scabbard costs 450 Love Tokens.
You have to be 98 or higher to have a chance to acquire the Big Love Rocket, found in the Heart-Shaped Box.
As exiled Blood Elves, the Void Elf Allied Race is able to speak Thalassian, which is also the language of the blood elves. As such, Blood Elves and Void Elves are able to communicate cross-faction by using the Thalassian language.
The default language on a Void Elf character is Common.
Building Reputation with Allied Races - Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:24:35 -0600 Blizzard has released a blog detailing some of the ways to build reputation to unlock the Allied Races including the Darkmoon Faire, the race's storyline and World Quests.
You can check if you're eligible to unlock certain races in our Attunement Tracker and find out more about the reputation and storyline unlocks in our Allied Race Survival Guide.
The first of the playable Allied Races in World of Warcraft:
Dressing Room Model Viewer Now Supports NPC Races - Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:36:31 -0600 Wowhead's Dressing Room now supports a variety of NPC races to dress up and customize in the model viewer! Last week we added support for Kul Tiran and Thin Humans, and the response was so overwhelming, we went back to add more NPC races and customization options - as well as added a few more options for Kul Tiran and Thin Humans.
These are not confirmed Allied Races, but since people enjoy customizing characters in the Dressing Room, we wanted to add more fun options.
Level 110 Boosted Character Essentials - Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:48:29 -0600 With level 110 character boosts now part of Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase, many players have been requesting we make a guide explaining what precisely a boosted character receives. That guide is now live!
Click here for the Boosted Character Guide!
When the boost is complete, your character bags are replaced by 4 Embersilk Bag, which gives you a lot of bagspace. You may also unlock 4 extra backpack slots by attaching an authenticator to your Battle.net account.
This does not require pre-purchase of Battle for Azeroth. Simply restart WoW to pick up the update.
Following Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase and Allied Races launch yesterday, Ion announced at the Battle for Azeroth Q&A that the extra character slots would be hotfixed in asap, and they were 24 hours later.
Special Void Elf Interaction in the Cathedral of Light - Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:11:14 -0600 Even though the Void Elves, an Allied Race available through Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase, have joined the Alliance, they are not completely welcome in the Cathedral of Light in Stormwind.
This interaction was initially datamined through Broadcast Text and found yesterday on Reddit in-game.
We datamined some other lines implying the Alliance are still upset with the Void Elves - let us know if you find out which NPCs say these!
Battle for Azeroth Interview Roundup - Wed, 31 Jan 2018 06:42:32 -0600 Following Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase and Allied Races launch yesterday, there were multiple interviews about the current and upcoming content released.
This post links to all the interviews that we could find, as well as provide a brief summary of the interview.
Click here to view Wowhead's interview with Senior Game Designer Paul Kubit and Game Producer Shani Edwards.
Forbes - J. Allen Bracket, Jeremy Feasel - Classic Servers
Allied Race Unlock Scenario Videos - Wed, 31 Jan 2018 02:20:44 -0600 With Battle for Azeroth available for pre-purchase, players can access Allied Races, as well as special scenarios that explain why each faction joins the Alliance or Horde.
We've recorded each scenario so you can follow along with the lore! We've also datamined and added the related quests to our database, so you can leave comments and tips on how to complete them.
Doomsayers have a history of popping up every expansion and saying funny things. Prior to 7.3 they reappeared in Dalaran and had a number of wild predictions, ranging from treats as a threat to Azeroth to visions of a crooked serpent feeding on stars.
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Now Available for Pre-Purchase - Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:16:23 -0600 Battle for Azeroth, World of Warcraft's latest expansion, is now available for pre-purchase on the Blizzard Shop for $49.99 USD. When you pre-purchase, you'll be eligible to start unlocking the Nightborne, Highmountain Tauren, Lightforged Draenei and Void Elf Allied Races immediately, by completing specific requirements in game.
Click here to head to the Blizzard Shop to pre-purchase Battle for Azeroth.
Liveblog of the January 30 Battle for Azeroth Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas - Tue, 30 Jan 2018 13:52:22 -0600 Game Director Ion Hazzikostas is back with another developer Q&A and answering questions about the upcoming expansion, Battle for Azeroth. We'll be liveblogging all the answers from the Q&A and highlighting any important questions and answers from the stream.
Battle for Azeroth pre-purchase is now available. Click here for more information.
Battle for Azeroth preorders have gone live on January 30th and with them Allied Races have unlocked on the live servers. This update allows players to unlock 4 new Allied Races by completing various unlock requirements and a related scenario. Each Allied Race comes with its own Heritage Armor, Mount, Customization and more!