Darkmoon Faire (February 5 - 12) - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 19:59:02 -0600 The Darkmoon Faire starts on February 5 and is in town for the entire week. From transmog to professions, we have you covered in the Comprehensive Darkmoon Faire Guide.
There are Legion recipes, toys, mounts, pets, and transmog options you can only get at the Darkmoon Faire. There are 19 pets from the Faire and two pet tamers: Jeremy Feasel and Christoph VonFeasel.
In addition to mounts, pets, toys, and transmog, the Darkmoon Faire offers valuable reputation buffs: Darkmoon Top Hat and WHEE!
World First Mythic Gul'dan and Nighthold Clear by Exorsus - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 08:15:10 -0600 The mythic raid race is over, Gul'dan in The Nighthold has fallen! Russian guild Exorsus has claimed top spot. Exorsus also achieved the World First Mythic Xavius Kill back in Emerald Nightmare.
Gul'dan Mythic Kill Shot (source - Exorsus Twitter) has been posted, as well as nerd screams. Also grats to Погода on winning the mythic-only Fiendish Hellfire Core mount.
Based on the Armory Feed the loot was Warchief's Shattered Tusk, Lionshead Lapel Clasp, and 2x Conquerer Tier 19 legs.
Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl in Patch 7.2 and Potential World PvP Improvements - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:24:59 -0600 The Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl turns Eye of the Storm on its head - literally! This brawl was open for testing on the Patch 7.2 PTR as part of today's "Brawl with the Blues" event. This is one of many new PvP Brawls coming in Patch 7.2, along with Winter Arathi Basin and Southshore vs Tarren Mill.
Eye of the Storm is a 15v15 battleground added in TBC--it is meant to hover above Netherstorm. It is a mix of the mechanics of Arathi Basin and Warsong Gulch.
Mage Tier 20 Armor Set Models - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:45:43 -0600 Patch 7.2 introduces the Tomb of Sargeras raid which drops Tier 20 armor sets, heavily inspired by Tier 6 sets from Black Temple. In this post we're previewing the Tier 20 Mage set, based on .
The Normal set is nearly identical to Tier 6 in style with some bonus 3D armor pieces for gems, but the Mythic sets have additional details on the helm and shoulders. The original Tier 6 set suffered from not having a matching belt, so we finally get one with Tier 20!
Blizzard's 7.2 Preview: Legion Assaults on the Broken Isles - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:03:45 -0600 Blizzard has released their own preview of Legion Assaults on the Broken Isles in Patch 7.2. Invasions are making a return--this time in all Broken Isles zones. In these invasions, players will complete demonic World Quests and then defend a notable area in each Broken Isle zone, like Thunder Totem. This culminates in a special group scenario where you fight a Legion Command ship!
Wowhead also previewed the invasions last week on the PTR:
FatbossTV Nighthold Videos and Boss Guide Updates - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:31:18 -0600 With a week of Mythic Nighthold progression complete, we wanted to let our users know that our Nighthold guides have been receiving regular updates from FatbossTV. Starting with Trial of Valor, we have partnered with FatbossTV--they consistently create awesome guides for all types of players, from bite-sized Normal videos to Mythic raid strategies.
When you log into 7.2, you will be given a quest to go to Dalaran to talk to Khadgar to get ready to assault the Broken Shore. This starts the scenario where you travel to the Broken Shore and battle your way off the beach and into the Legion ships.
Patch 7.2 Dressing Room Updated for Tier 20 Armor Sets - Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:08:56 -0600 Wowhead's PTR Dressing Room is now updated for Tier 20 gear. This means you can import your own character into the PTR Dressing Room, preview the Tier 20 items, and mix and match them with weapons and accessories to save your transmog set!
The Dungeon Journal has updated with early loot tables, all of this loot is marked as placeholder but we can see where Tier 20 items are from:
7.2 PTR Build 23478 Artifact Traits Updated Abomination Model, Ban-Fu Monk Pet - Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:23:41 -0600 This post will cover all of the data updates for Patch 7.2 PTR Build 23478. Check out the build development notes--there will be a ton of new content unlocked like the questline for new Artifact Traits, Order Hall Campaigns, and the Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl. We will be updating this post frequently as we find new data, so keep checking back! Also make sure to check out our post from earlier today on new zone-themed fishing bobber models.