Sneak Peek at the Early Access BlizzCon Gear Sale - Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:48:42 -0500 Blizzard streamed a sneak peak at the Early Access BlizzCon sale! When you purchase the BlizzCon 2016 Virtual Ticket, you will get access to this special merchandise sale, which starts on October 12th. Wowhead Weekly will be showing off some new BlizzCon products this Friday, live at twitch.tv/wowhead at 3PM PST.
Attending BlizzCon? Make sure to RSVP to the Wowhead Party, taking place at the Hilton Anaheim on November 3rd, 6 pm!
Patch 7.1 PTR: Build 22731 Data Updates - Tue, 04 Oct 2016 19:18:57 -0500 A new 7.1 PTR build is on the way. This build updated the Cloth and Leather Trial of Valor transmog sets with more details! The site is fully updated for the latest build, check out the new items, talent calculator, pvp calculator, and artifact calculator.
This was a relatively small build; most of the new items are new relics such as Fel-Loaded Dice.
Master Angler of Azeroth Win first, second, or third place in the Booty Bay fishing contest.
Emerald Nightmare LFR Wing 2 Open Early - Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:08:07 -0500 In a bit of surprising news, Wing 2 of LFR opened a week earlier than planned. Check out our earlier post today for information on the new holidays and world boss available.
Legion Launch at 10.1 Million Subscribers
Reddit user htaler posted an image of an interview with Tom Chilton and Polish magazine PIXEL in which Tom Chilton claimed to reveal Legion subscriber numbers.
Update: However, Blizzard has issued a statement to GamesBeat that there was some sort of misquote in the article:
World Events for This Week: World Quest Bonus Event, Darkmoon Faire, Brewfest - Tue, 04 Oct 2016 11:03:08 -0500 Three holidays are currently active in WoW on US realms (EU tomorrow): the brand-new World Quest Bonus Event granting 50% bonus reputation from World Quests, the Darkmoon Faire featuring a new 7.1 mount Darkwater Skate, and Brewfest with a few new things to buy. Tuesday also means a new World Boss spawn, this week it's Withered J'im who can drop Unstable Arcanocrystal.
Edit: The Death Knight community has discovered the Unholy Hidden Artifact Appearance. Also October 3rd Hotfixes posted, including Vantus Runes working in Mythic Emerald Nightmare, and changes to Il'gynoth.
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ZAM is looking for a Software Engineer to join its Reverse Engineering and Data Mining team. The successful candidate will write and maintain tools to extract data, statistics, maps and 3D models for games such as World of Warcraft, League of Legends, and many others.
Patch 7.1 Preview: New Dungeon Return to Karazhan - Sun, 02 Oct 2016 11:16:00 -0500 The Patch 7.1 dungeon Return to Karazhan has opened for testing on the 7.1 PTR! Wowhead Dungeon and Raid guide writer Dayani cleared the dungeon and took some screenshots of all the rooms for Wowhead.
From the moment of its mysterious creation, the purpose of this dark tower has been intertwined with the history of the Guardians of Tirisfal, once Azeroth's greatest bulwark against the Legion.
Wowhead Weekly #96 features Emerald Nightmare Mythic and LFR, lots of hidden artifact appearances, and Trial of Valor Transmog.
Wowhead Weekly is a World of Warcraft podcast with Wowhead Site Manager Perculia and Video Manager TradeChat where all the recent Blizzard news and Wowhead developments are discussed. You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel to see every episode. We also livestream each episode Friday afternoons, starting at 6pm EST, on twitch.tv/wowhead.