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Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 Class Changes - Talents and Abilities - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 23:24:35 -0500


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Battle for Azeroth Cutscenes for 26788 - Darkshore, Katherine Proudmoore, Mag'har Orcs - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 21:47:24 -0500
Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 adds more story cutscenes, include a WIP one of Sylvanas and Darkshore, several with Katherine Proudmoore in Tiragarde Sound, and the introduction to the Mag'har Orcs. Story spoilers.

Darkshore and Sylvanas

This cutscene is not yet complete, and appears to take place at the end of the Burning of Teldrassil story. We're still not sure how exactly we reached the point of the tree burning.

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How to Activate Warfronts on the Battle for Azeroth Beta - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 20:03:55 -0500
A new Interface Icon has appeared on the Zuldazar map for Horde players which tracks the progress of Contributions towards the Battle for Stromgarde Warfront. The Warfront contribution system is similar to the Broken Shore buildings from Legion, with players being able to see the progress of their faction's contributions at any location on the map.

Speculation on How Warfronts Activate

This is how we think the Warfronts feature will work.

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New Night Elf Archer Armor in Battle for Azeroth and City Guard Updates - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 20:01:32 -0500
The Night Elf Archer NPCs in Battle for Azeroth have received new armor, closely resembling the armor from the original Warcraft cinematic. Dark Iron, Human, Forsaken, and Draenei guards have received minor updates as well.

This makes us wonder if perhaps more high-definition faction-themed armor is on the way, similar to Heritage Armor for the new Allied Races.

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Mythic+ Chest Locations in Battle for Azeroth - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 19:57:42 -0500
Since Class Halls will not be present in Battle for Azeroth, the Mythic+ Challenger's Chest has been changed to become faction specific and it's been decorated to look the part! Unfortunately the M+ chests can be a bit of a run depending on where you set your Hearthstone, so you may have to get some exercise to pick up your Weekly reward.

Mythic+ probably won't be released until the Uldir raid, but the dungeons should be open on Normal, Heroic and Mythic.

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Broadcast Text for 26788 - Mag'har Orcs and the Draenei (Spoilers) - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 19:26:59 -0500
The broadcast text from Battle for Azeroth build 26788 includes more dialogue spoken by the Mag'har Orcs, concerning their culture, customs, and the Draenei. Spoilers.

Based on this broadcast text, we learn more about the following:

What the Mag'har think of Grommash's son, who joined the Lightforged and the Draenei in this timeline.

How the relationship between the Draenei soured when the naaru corrupted them.

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Alliance and Horde PvP Azerite Traits in Battle for Azeroth 26788 - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 19:08:17 -0500
Battle for Azeroth adds new Azerite traits themed after the Alliance and the Horde, with interesting effects for your allies or when in combat with PvP enemies.

Learn more about Azerite Traits in the Heart of Azeroth Guide.

NEW   Your abilities have a chance to increase your primary stat by 85 for 10 sec. If an ally dies nearby, you gain this effect.

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Boralus Updates in Build 26788 - Many New shops in Unity Square and Mariner's Row - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:19:22 -0500
Visual updates to the capital city of Boralus continue in build 26788. In this build, many more shops are added in Boralus districts, especially Unity Square and Mariner's Row!

New Buildings in Mariner's Row include:
The Curious Octopus is a new inn on Mariner's Row! Attractions include a bunch of Hearthstone tables and Russel the Bard, which is a direct reference to the same enemy in Hearthstone!

The Department of Mariner's Vessels works as a post office for Boralus!

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Honor Level 400 Pets and 500 Mount - Bucketshell, Sir Snips, Prestigious Bloodforged Courser - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:05:33 -0500
Blizzard has added two crab pets for the Honor Level 400 achievement in Battle for Azeroth build 26788, as well as the Prestigious Bloodforged Courser for Honor Level 500. Learn more about Battle for Azeroth PvP in our BFA PvP Overview.

Sir Snips - Alliance

Bucketshell - Horde

Prestigious Bloodforged Courser
Forged in a fiery hatred, the offspring of a nightmare and a dream, this steed feeds on grains grown with the tears of your enemies.

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Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 - Artifacts Disabled Screens, Including Fishing Artifact - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 16:35:43 -0500
With character copies now available, we can now check out how the Artifact weapons looks after we retire them. It is worth reminding that Legendaries also won't work past level 115, locking both systems to Legion content.

Artifacts in Battle for Azeroth loses all their traits and are now just normal weapons, with stats scaling with the relics present in the Artifact.

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Updated Mount for 400 Mounts - Frenzied Feltalon - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:46:29 -0500
Blizzard has updated the reward for reaching 400 mounts and achieving A Horde of Hoofbeats. It is now the Frenzied Feltalon. The reward for collecting 350 mounts is the same as before, but the reward for reaching 100 reputations has changed.

The Legion experimented with the corruption of many different types of wildlife, such as this fiery bird species from a molten world.

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Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 - Updated Azerite Traits Interface - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:36:21 -0500
Two weeks ago, the Azerite interface was updated from a temporary UI. Build 26707 added a customized interface for the system, which has been updated again in Build 26788 with more flashy graphics and sounds whenever a trait is picked!

If you want to know more about Azerite Powers and the Heart of Azeroth, check out our Azerite Guide!

Depending on the level of content you are doing, some pieces of gear have 3 rings and some have 4 rings.

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Updated Mount for 100 Exalted Reputations - Pureheart Courser - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:32:46 -0500
Blizzard has updated the reward for reaching 100 Exalted Reputations. It is now the Pureheart Courser mount. This mount is available for achieving 100 Exalted Reputations, along with the title.

These coursers have long been known to exist, but only befriend those that have gone to great lengths for friendship.

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Battle for Azeroth Beta - Character Copy Now Available - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:16:01 -0500
Arvaanas just tweeted that character copies are now enabled on beta! Now you can level to 120 with your live toons. Remember, Artifacts are disabled in beta, for reasons we've covered earlier and Legion legendaries won't work past level 115.

Greetings all,
Realms came down a bit ago to facilitate a new build update. No ETA for today's push but things should be coming up soon(tm).

Additionally, today is the day you've all been waiting for. . . character copy will be enabled!

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Kul Tiran Druid Flight Form - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:00:27 -0500
Preview of the Kul Tiran Druid Flight Form in Battle for Azeroth. Learn more about the other Kul Tiran forms in the Kul Tiran Human Allied Race Guide.

All Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 Updates:

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Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 Updates - Interface, Strings, Icons, Maps - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:48:23 -0500
Overview of the general updates from Battle for Azeroth Build 26788.

All Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 Updates:

Updated Mount for 400 Mounts - Frenzied Feltalon

Updated Azerite Traits Interface

Updated Mount for 100 Exalted Reputations - Pureheart Courser

Battle for Azeroth Beta - Character Copy Now Available

Kul Tiran Druid Flight Form

Battle for Azeroth Build 26788 Updates - Interface, Strings, Icons, Maps

Models for Kul Tiran Druid Flight Form were added!

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Battle for Azeroth Will Launch in All Regions at Same Time - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:55:17 -0500
Blizzard has announced that Battle for Azeroth will launch in Americas, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia/New Zealand at the same time. With a midnight launch in Europe, this means that players in the United States can start playing Battle for Azeroth at 3pm pacific on August 13th.

Learn more about Battle for Azeroth:

Our expansion overview highlights all the new content including Warfronts, Islands, and War Mode.

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This Week in WoW History: Hellfire Citadel and Flexible Raids Preview, Warsong Gulch and Alterac Valley - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:41:33 -0500
Hey everyone, and welcome to another bit of WoW History! Every week, we look down at important events that happened in WoW (or Blizzard!) for that week.

Blizzard releases previews on Hellfire Citadel and Flexible Raids, Illidan and Archimonde get killed for the first time ever, and Patch 1.5 brings the very first battlegrounds in WoW, Warsong Gulch and Alterac Valley!
Shall we begin?

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Frost DK Talent Adjustments - Battle for Azeroth June 6th - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 20:55:13 -0500
Blizzard has announced a variety of talent updates to Frost Death Knights in upcoming beta builds. Self-buff cooldowns have also been consolidated.

Here is a comparison of the talent array in current and future BFA builds:

Current Beta Build Next Beta Build

L56: Inexorable Assault, Icy Talons, Shattering Strikes

L57: Runic Attenuation, Murderous Efficiency, Horn of Winter

L58: Winter is Coming, Asphyxiate, Blinding Sleet

L60: Avalanche, Gathering Storm, Glacial Advance

L75:

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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

Greetings, travelers!

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Arms Warrior Rage - Battle for Azeroth Feedback for June 6th - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 17:02:22 -0500
Blizzard has addressed Arms Warrior Rage economy issues, including changes to rage generation, Skullsplitter, Anger Management, and some talents. Overpower will also be getting a new animation.

Here is the comparison of the 7.3.5 Arms Warrior talents to the Battle for Azeroth 26734 setup, which will be further changed with the details in the blue post below.

Live BFA

Learn more about Arms Warrior Changes in our Battle for Azeroth Warrior Class Changes Overview.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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