Survival Hunter Battle for Azeroth Feedback - Carve - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 19:12:32 -0500 Blizzard has responded to Survival Hunter feedback, announcing the return of Carve in an upcoming beta build as a foundation for AoE talent tools. Hydra's Bite will also receive a quality-of-life update.
Learn more about upcoming Survival Hunter changes in the Battle for Azeroth Hunter Class Changes Guide. We also asked the Hunter Community to share their feedback on BFA changes several weeks ago, in which the return of Carve as base filler AoE was suggested.
Blizzard at E3 Coliseum with WoW Storytelling Panel - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:35:27 -0500 Blizzard will be part of the E3 Coliseum with a panel on June 13th devoted to storytelling in World of Warcraft. We'll learn how the team creates the Warcraft universe, as well as some insights into the current state of popular characters we know and love.
"World of Warcraft Storytelling: Bringing a Robust Universe to Life Through Different Mediums" will take place at 11:30 am (Pacific) on Wednesday, June 13th, and will be streamed on Facebook live.
How to Use WoWAnalyzer - New Guide - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:03:17 -0500 We're happy to present a new guide for max-level WoW players - How to Use WoWAnalyzer by Faide! Find this guide easily in the future by simply typing "wowanalyzer" into the search bar.
WoWAnalyzer is a website that takes combat logs that have been uploaded to Warcraft Logs and scans them to analyze your play and provide feedback and metrics about your performance.
Battle for Azeroth Dive Bars and Fun Drinks - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 09:35:27 -0500 Battle for Azeroth introduces a variety of fun beverages, including some found in dive bars in the middle of the sea! In this post we'll look at some of the drink-themed achievements and fun drinks like The Dark Below.
Dive Bar Hop
Dive Bar Hop is an achievement in Battle for Azeroth to send you to visit dive bars. To reach these bars, you will literally dive underwater, visiting secret festive lairs with Tortollan bartenders.
Wowhead's Battle for Azeroth Beta Key Giveaway: Week 2 - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 20:58:57 -0500 The tides of war draw near, as Battle for Azeroth launches on August 14th! The fine folks at Blizzard Entertainment have graciously given Wowhead tons of Battle for Azeroth beta keys to give away and we want you to join in on the fun.
We have thousands of Battle for Azeroth beta keys to give away, spread out over many weeks! This week we have 750 keys for our traditional site giveaway and even more from Discord giveaways over the weekends!
Thousand Boat Bash Micro-Holiday (June 6 - 8) - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 20:57:57 -0500 The latest micro-holiday is the Thousand Boat Bash! Head to Thousand Needles and construct your own ship to get the Boat Day buff for seven days.
To get to Thousand Needles easily, either taken the Uldum portal from Stormwind/Orgrimmar, or the Caverns of Time portal from Dalaran. Head to the area by Fizzik's and Pozzik's Speedbarge!
You will find several quests to acquire parts for a boat:
This will help players who want to collect the Mage Tower artifact appearance, as it cannot be collected for transmog when Battle for Azeroth hits. We've also put together a guide on other types of content going away in Battle for Azeroth.
Extreme Soloing Guides and Interview with Durendil - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:35:54 -0500 If you're looking for a challenge in World of Warcraft, soloing content originally intended as group content this expansion may be for you! Every time we feature soloing feats on the site, it draws a ton of interest and discussion, so in this article we're highlighting some new guides by Hunter soloist Durendil in case you want to get into soloing yourself.
We've also conducted an interview with Durendil if you're curious about Hunter soloing.
The next build's version will no longer have the requirement that you be out of Voidform to cast it. The goal with that requirement in the original design was to prevent players from wasting/incorrectly using it during Voidform to extend Voidform a bit via the Insanity it generates.
Blizzard Launches EU Version of Gear Store - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:07:33 -0500 Blizzard has launched an EU version of the Gear Store, leading to lower shipping costs, no import duties, and faster deliveries if you live in the 28 EU member states! The site is currently available in English, French, and German.
You can access the EU Gear Shop via https://gear.blizzard.com/eu/ and change your preferences at the bottom of the page.
The Blizzard Gear Store offers many collectible items for all Blizzard products. We've made collector guides to some of these products!
New Comic Reveal - Windrunner - Three Sisters - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:13:38 -0500 Blizzard has shared a sneak preview of the third Battle for Azeroth Comic - Windrunner - Three Sisters with some EU fansites. Thanks to WoW Chakra, one of the sites with the reveal, for sending us this tip!
Edit: the complete comic is now live. You can read it by clicking here.
This comic follows Alleria, Vereesa, and Sylvanas Windrunner as they reflect on events after Legion.
Heroes of the Storm Echoes of Alterac Event - Yrel and Alterac Valley - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 13:02:29 -0500 Blizzard has announced that Yrel, a character originally from Warlords of Draenor in World of Warcraft, is the next playable hero in the special Heroes of the Storm event, Echoes of Alterac! The event will start on June 12 and continue until July 9! The Alterac Pass Battleground and new skins will be releasing later on June 19.
Keep our sister site HOTS Logs bookmarked if you'd like to see how Yrel stacks up against the other heroes when she makes her debut!
Support Ending for World of Warcraft 32-Bit Client This Summer - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 12:56:30 -0500 Blizzard has announced the end of support for the 32-bit operating systems with Battle for Azeroth. They recommend updating to the 64-bit version of the game before July 1st, 2018, which could imply a Battle for Azeroth pre-patch date is soon after, such as Tuesday, July 3rd.
When World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth™ is live, we will no longer support the World of Warcraft game client for 32-bit operating systems.
WoW Classic Spotlight: Alterac Valley - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 12:44:38 -0500 Hello, and welcome to WoW Classic Spotlight! In this series of articles, we will highlight what made Vanilla so special for the players who did play during that time and help increase the hype for the upcoming WoW Classic servers.
In this article, we will go through the longest battleground in the history of WoW: old Alterac Valley!
Heroes of the Storm is releasing Alterac Pass as a new map, as an homage to the original Alterac Valley battleground.
New Before the Storm Excerpt - The Netherlight Temple - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:44:09 -0500 As we approach closer to the release date of the upcoming WoW novel Before the Storm, more material starts to surface about it. This time it comes from Blizzard Watch, which published the new excerpt today on their website.
Before the Storm takes place after the Legion epilogue and before the Burning of Teldrassil. In this novel, we learn more about how the old wounds between the Alliance and Horde reopened.
The full novel is available on June 12, 2018, and you can buy it here.
PC Gaming & Wowhead-Themed Merchandise Surveys and Game Time Giveaway! - Sun, 03 Jun 2018 21:20:25 -0500 Every few months Wowhead runs surveys regarding market research here and this time we're looking to get some insight about our users PC Gaming Hardware. Additionally, we have a second survey dedicated to getting your thoughts on Wowhead-themed merchandise! In the past we've had brief T-Shirt campaigns but nothing continuous.
Proudmoore Cadets Playing D&D in Boralus - Sun, 03 Jun 2018 20:55:18 -0500 Over the past few weeks, the Kul Tiras city of Boralus has received fun updates such as a house of puppies, house full of cats, and a cake shop. Now Reddit user Slap-Control has discovered another fun bit of flavor--cadets playing D&D in the basement.
These cadets are hidden away in a cellar accessed through an overgrown part of the Boralus hedge maze. Above them, their teachers look for their students, puzzled by their disappearance.