September 6th Hotfixes, Upcoming Legion Developer Q&A, Blue Tweets - Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:30:51 -0500 Blizzard's latest round of hotfixes includes some nerfs to powerful flight-like items (eg Rocfeather Skyhorn Kite), the ability to complete Profession World Quests in a raid group, and a nerf to the amount of leather dropped from skinnable mobs.
There's also an upcoming Legion Developer Q&A with Assistant Game Director Ion Hazzikostas.
Legion Companion App Now Live - Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:27:31 -0500 The Legion Companion App is now live on Android and iOS, allowing players to complete Class Hall Missions on their phone and browse available World Quests!
Here is what we learned about the app at the PAX West Panel and Patch 7.1 Interview:
The Legion Companion app is free and available on iOS and Android.
Manage the Order Advancement system from the app. This system culminates in the ability to equip two legendaries at once.
Patch 7.1 Karazhan Interview with Luis Barriga, Cory Stockton, and Eric Maloof - Mon, 05 Sep 2016 11:21:04 -0500 TradeChat sat down with World of Warcraft developers Luis Barriga, Cory Stockton, and Eric Maloof to ask them about the Legion companion app, Karazhan, Trial of Valor, Reins of the Long-Forgotten Hippogryph and more! Catch up on Saturday's PAX West announcement in our Patch 7.1 liveblog.
New Artifact Appearances in 7.1
No definite answer, but artifact appearances are meant to replace the system of new weapon drops; you expect them with new content progression.
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.
Below is a summary of the liveblog highlights, not a direct transcript. Please refer to the Twitch stream for exact wording and tone. To see updates on this blog slightly faster, be logged into your Wowhead account.
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.