First off, if you are grinding Legion reputation or still leveling, the Darkmoon Faire offers helpful buffs: Darkmoon Top Hat and WHEE!. These do not stack; each increases experience and reputation by 10% for an hour.
The Sparklepony XL, for 0 Darkmoon Prize Ticket, sets off fireworks for 15 seconds when your mount jumps.
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Legion, World of Warcraft’s latest expansion, is now live on all realms. The Wowhead team has compiled a list of our most useful guides and content to help you pick your artifact, play your spec, quest through the Broken Isles, and gear up for Emerald Nightmare!
Our database is updated for Legion and filled with useful comments and screenshots from our beta testers!
Legion Launch Times - Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:45:37 -0500 Blizzard has updated the Legion Dungeon and Raid Schedule to list launch times by region. They are 12:00 am PDT for NA regions, 12:00 am PDT for LA regions, and 5:00pm AEST for ANZ regions. The EU time was not listed in the blog but was confirmed elsewhere to be 00:00 CET, launching earlier than NA.
Use a Time Zone Converter to see the launch time in your specific area.
World of Warcraft: Legion launches in North America at 12:00 am PDT on August 30.
Legion Invasions: A Closer Look at Special Consumables and Notable NPCs - Sun, 28 Aug 2016 01:35:25 -0500 Invasions are here for just a few more days before Legion starts. Before they're gone for good, we're spotlighting some of the buffs first noticed by trest unique to each zone. Part of the fun of invasions is revisiting old zones and fighting along side heroes, so we've pointed out memorable NPCs in each invasion like Echeyakee. For full details on the pre-expansion event, check out our Legion Invasion Guide.
Blizzard and Facebook Streaming and Login - Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:28:05 -0500 In June, Blizzard announced a partnership with Facebook allowing users to log in via Facebook and stream on Facebook. With today's Battle.net update, patch notes have been posted for streaming and the login page has been updated with a Facebook option.
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Patch Notes from the Battle.net App:
Go Live on Facebook and share your epic moments!
• We've added a Streaming button to the top right of the app window.
Gear in Legion is designed around a fresh perspective; there are equivalent gearing paths and gear from most content has a small chance to proc the highest possible item level. For a few weeks at launch, the maximum cap is 850; it will increase to 895 later in Legion.