New Site Feature: Top Talent Builds, Legendaries, and Trinkets Per Raid Boss - Wed, 04 Oct 2017 21:56:54 -0500 The Talent Calculator is one of the core features of Wowhead and today we're excited to announce a major upgrade for this tool. Wowhead's Talent Calculator now displays the top talent builds, legendaries, and trinkets used for each Nighthold and Tomb of Sargeras boss. You'll also see the percentage breakdown for alternate options so you can determine how popular every option is.
Here's an example using Blood Death Knight on Kil'jaeden:
This means that Mac'Aree Armor Set and Xenedar Armor Set should be more common from the mission board allowing you to level up your followers faster! For more information, check out the Class Hall Side Chain section of the Comprehensive Argus guide.
Mythic Dungeon Invitational Week 3 Recap - Global Top 8 and Finals - Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:03:23 -0500 The first two weekends of the Mythic Dungeon Invitational showed us the best of China, APAC, Europe and North America. Last weekend, the regions went head to head in the Global Top 8. Check out our recap to learn who was victorious and the top matches.
The Mythic Dungeon Invitational was a huge success for viewership, pulling nearly 60k Twitch viewers during the finals.
Patch 7.3 Hotfixes for October 3rd - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 22:33:38 -0500 Patch 7.3 hotfixes for October 3rd include a fix for players that could complete the Army of the Light emissary but could not turn it in.
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Resolved an issue where some players could have the Army of the Light emissary complete but were unable to see Vindicator Jaelaana and turn it in. Classes
When Chain of Thrayn is unequipped, it cancels any active Avenging Wrath or Crusade.
Legendary Item Catch-Up in Patch 7.3.2? - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 19:33:06 -0500 Patch 7.3.2 datamining revisits some of the scrapped legendary catch-up items and spells back from the Patch 7.2 PTR, changing the wording and bumping the item levels up to 1000.
These items appear to allow players to acquire a legendary for your class, and the tokens are Bind on Account - great for alts.
Argus the Unmaker Mythic Model and Secret Phase - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:51:54 -0500 Last week we datamined a secret phase for Argus the Unmaker, as well as potential Sargeras-themed abilities. This week, more abilities were added, including which indicates a special boss model!
More Build 25196 Coverage:
Argus the Unmaker Mythic Model
Tier 21 Set Bonus and Antorus Trinket Tuning
Potential Legendary Item Catch-Up
With the addition of this ability, the data strongly points to a special Mythic phase.
BlizzCon 2017 Schedule Now Available - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 15:29:45 -0500 The BlizzCon 2017 schedule is now available on the BlizzCon website. Learn what events will be taking place on Friday and Saturday so you can make sure that you're around for your favorite panels.
Don't forget, the Virtual Ticket now covers all panels from all stages, so you won't miss any actions at home.
This year's Opening Ceremony will take place over multiple stages and there are specific World of Warcraft Panels which include:
Forbes Interviews Morgan Day on the Mythic Dungeon Invitational - Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:20:07 -0500 The Mythic Dungeon Invitational ended yesterday and viewership of the event reached over 50k during the Finals. Forbes interviewed lead encounter designer, Morgan Day on Mythic Dungeons and specific questions about the Mythic Dungeon Invitational.
You can check out the full interview on their website, but we've highlighted some interesting points below.
Blizzard is thinking about changing how Combat Resurrections in Mythic Dungeons or at the very least for the next MDI.
We're back with Part 3 of The Story of Shadows of Argus with Nobbel87, covering the final chapter War of Light and Shadow. Make sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 as well as The Story of Alleria and Turalyon--Blizzard's latest audio drama.
In this article, we'll present Nobbel's video along with his transcript, and then embellish each section with interesting Wowhead database and guide links.
Announcing High Level Mythic Keystone Dungeon Guides - Sun, 01 Oct 2017 15:34:02 -0500 With the conclusion of the Mythic Dungeon Invitational occurring this weekend, we're excited to release a full set of Mythic Keystone Dungeon Guides -- including the new Dungeon Seat of the Triumvirate. These guides are aimed for high level keystones and will provide:
A recommended trash route
Tips and tricks for trash
Advice for bosses
Notes on important affixes
These guides were written by Voulk of https://questionablyepic.com.
Darkmoon Faire (October 1-7): Experience Bonus Stacks with Brewfest Enthusiast - Sun, 01 Oct 2017 10:41:41 -0500 The Darkmoon Faire is back in town for one week. The most notable thing this month is that Darkmoon Top Hat and WHEE!, which provide 10% experience buffs, stack with the special Brewfest Enthusiast buff provided by High Tinker Mekkatorque and High Overlord Saurfang at 6:15 Pacific AM and PM.
This is a great time to level alts; check out our Legion Leveling Guide and beginner class guides for more tips:
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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Mythic Dungeon Invitational Week 2 Recap - Europe and NA - Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:28:44 -0500 The first weekend of the Mythic Dungeon Invitational brought us plenty of exciting action from China and APAC, with some very close matches and impressive completion times. This week, we saw the best of Europe and North America.
All matches were a Best of Three series. The first dungeon was preselected, then chosen by the losing team for the remaining matches. All dungeons were completed on a +17 keystone with set affixes for each round. Each death incurred a five second penalty.
Patch 7.3 Hotfixes for September 29 - Shadowcaster Voruun Respawns - Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:08:03 -0500 Hotfixes for September 29th include a more frequent respawn rate for Shadowcaster Voruun. This rare spawn drops the unique Spectral Consul's Cutter but more importantly, is required for Commander of Argus which rewards Arsenal: Weapons of the Lightforged.
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Characters who were unable to access the Netherlight Crucible after performing an account transfer can once again access it.
Harvest Festival 2017 - New Worgen, Goblin, Pandaren Tributes - Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:17:40 -0500 The Harvest Festival is a small celebration to honor the fallen heroes of the Horde and Alliance. This year it runs from September 29th through October 6th, transforming the outside of Orgrimmar and Ironforge into feasts.
Small feast tables have been set up outside of Orgrimmar and Ironforge from which players can sample various harvest foods, and a nearby questgiver presents the task of honoring a fallen hero.
Draenei Easter Eggs on Argus - Thu, 28 Sep 2017 21:16:20 -0500 Argus is a planet steeped in Draenei lore, and outside of the quest series, there are little details which enrich the history of the Draenei, both serious and silly.
In this post we'll examine several of our favorite easter eggs like zone details and flavor NPCs--let us know if the comments if any other details stand out!
Hakmud of Argus
Hakmud of Argus is a familiar face on the Reins of the Traveler's Tundra Mammoth, the Alliance three-seater mount.
Now, leading up to BlizzCon 2017, Blizzard has released a special video recapping the past year from World of Warcraft. Most significantly, but unsurprisingly, Ion Hazzikostas confirmed we'll hear details about what's next for Warcraft at BlizzCon (around 4:42).
How the Pantheon Trinkets from Antorus Work - Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:47:18 -0500 The six Pantheon-themed trinkets from Antorus, the Burning Throne have been causing quite a stir since they were datamined in Patch 7.3.2--in addition to having interesting procs, they have another powerful benefit only active when "empowered by the Pantheon."
With the trinkets finally up for testing on the PTR, Warrior theorycrafter and Wowhead guide author Archimtiros ran some testing to determine exactly how these trinkets worked.