User Guide Spotlight: The Tillers by Lore - Sat, 05 May 2018 00:35:00 -0500 Welcome to the seventh edition of the user guide spotlight series! There are over 1500 user-submitted guides on Wowhead to date, but have you considered writing one of your own? There are so many ways to convey the information for a guide to the greater population of Wowhead, though readers will agree that they appreciate a clear and comprehensive guide!
In this feature, selected impressive guides are being brought to your attention in a quick newsflash.
Thros, the Blighted Lands - Jaina Scenario Steps and Broadcast Text - Fri, 04 May 2018 17:11:01 -0500 Jaina Proudmoore, after her absence in Legion, plays a major role in the Battle for Azeroth Alliance storyline. Datamining points to an upcoming scenario involving Jaina and her mother, which we'll cover in this post. Story spoilers.
The Story So Far
At the start of Battle for Azeroth, Jaina tries to win over the nation of Kul Tiras so the Alliance can benefit from their powerful navy.
May 4th Hotfixes - Personal Loot Item Trading Bug - Fri, 04 May 2018 12:50:23 -0500 Blizzard has published a short round of hotfixes for May 4th, including a fix for a bug which allowed players to trade Personal Loot items they should not have been able to trade in Patch 7.3.5.
Fixed a bug that allowed players to trade Personal Loot items that should not have been tradeable due to the character having no more-powerful item for that slot.
Developers’ note: This was an unintended change with Patch 7.3.5.
Transmog Artifact Weapons to Continue Hearing Voice Lines in BFA - Fri, 04 May 2018 09:22:07 -0500 One of the defining features of the artifact weapons Aluneth, Xal'atath, and Skull of the Man'ari is their personality-filled whispers to the player. While we retire our artifacts in Battle for Azeroth, Reddit user Sergrand discovered on the beta that you can continue to hear these whispers if you transmog to the weapon appearance.
These whispers are triggered when players visit certain areas or complete certain actions.
The report leaked before the schedule time with an incorrect headline, causing their stocks to drop 5%, which lead to Nasdaq to freeze their stocks for an hour and 20 minutes. Activision Blizzard posted record-breaking First Quarter results.
World of Warcraft was mentioned briefly noting that pre-orders for Battle for Azeroth are ahead of plan.
Boralus City Updates in Build 26530 - Col. Tenders, Docks, Tradewind Markets - Thu, 03 May 2018 12:59:53 -0500 Boralus, the capital of Kul Tiras, continues to receive visual updates on the Battle for Azeroth beta. In build 26530, many NPCs and objects were added to the docks and Tradewind Markets, like Col. Tenders the Chicken Vendor. Gardeners and off-duty cadets were also added to Unity Square.
Blue Post Roundup: Prestige Levels Merging, Mistweaver Monk and Protection Warrior Feedback - Thu, 03 May 2018 08:16:32 -0500 As Battle for Azeroth Beta testing progresses, more questions get answered by the day. Blizzard clarified one of the most frequent questions about the new PvP System changes, in regards to what would happen with Legion Prestige Levels coming Battle for Azeroth, and provided replies to Mistweaver Monk and Protection Warrior feedback threads on the official forums.
Battle for Azeroth Reputation Tabards - Thu, 03 May 2018 05:23:51 -0500 Alliance and Horde can earn reputation with six factions in Battle for Azeroth, each rewarding a unique tabard at Exalted. In this post we'll highlight all of the tabard models, which can also be previewed in the BFA Dressing Room. Most factions will also reward mounts at Exalted, which we've covered in a separate post.
Interested in collecting tabards in Legion? Check out our Tabard Transmogrification Guide.
Returning Player Guides - If You Quit During Cataclysm - Wed, 02 May 2018 17:24:23 -0500 With Battle for Azeroth looming around the corner, there are many old players that get motivated to play World of Warcraft again, but, as we know, WoW is a game with constant change over the years, being pretty difficult for a player that quit the game long ago to return.
A new Battle for Azeroth dungeon – Siege of Boralus - is now available for testing on the Beta. This dungeon is only available on Mythic difficulty. In this thread, we'd like to gather as much of your feedback as possible regarding the new dungeon, once you've had a chance to run it.
Jay the Tavern Bard can be found near one of the buildings in Boralus, near the bridge to Fernwood Ridge in Tiragarde Sound, playing his trusty guitar. As of build 26530, he has no interactions, but you can listen to him riffing on his guitar in-game!
Jay won the BlizzCon 2017 Talent Contest with one of his classic Bard Tales, "Tales Of Azeroth".
Battle for Azeroth Beta New Spell Animations: Agony, Shadow Bolt, and Fireblood Racial - Tue, 01 May 2018 19:02:00 -0500 With the latest Battle for Azeroth Beta Build hitting the test servers, we were able to see that a couple of spell animations were added along with it. The animations added were for the Warlock spells Agony and Shadow Bolt and for the Dark Iron Dwarf racial Fireblood. Below you can check the preview of these animations.
Druid Travel Forms Separate Buttons on BFA Beta - Glyph Multiple Travel Forms - Tue, 01 May 2018 18:06:52 -0500 Aquatic and Flight Form on the Battle for Azeroth beta now have separate entries in the spellbook. While the general shapeshifting button remains, that automatically transitions between forms based on swimming, flying, and running, the separate entries will allow players to apply multiple cosmetic glyphs modifying travel forms at once.
Check out more BFA beta 26522 class changes here!
NEW Your Travel Form increases your swimspeed by 100% and allows you to breathe underwater.
May 1st Hotfixes - PvP Tank Survivability Nerfs and DPS Adjustments - Tue, 01 May 2018 15:24:35 -0500 Blizzard has just updated their Hotfixes Blog with new PvP template-focused hotfixes, adjusting the power from Blood Death Knights, Feral Druids, Monks, Destruction Warlocks and Protection Warriors. Tank specs aforementioned received some survivability nerfs, while DPS specs received slightly damage reductions.
Player versus Player
Blood Vampiric Aura now grants 8% Leech to you and your allies in PvP situations (was 20%).