Patch 7.1.5: Build 23194 Spell and Spec Aura Changes - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:18:33 -0600 Following the 7.1.5 Classes Q&A, Blizzard has pushed a small PTR build with some class changes. This follows a large build from Monday with new talents, Nighthold loot rebalancing, and micro-holiday testing.
The PTR site is updated for the latest build. There were not many additions, but the Talent Calculator, Honor Calculator, and Artifact Calculator are updated.
Blizzard also buffed several specs via "auras" which allows many spells in a spec to be changed quickly at once.
Patch 7.1.5 Legion Developer Classes Q&A - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:54:56 -0600 Game Director Ion Hazzikostas addressed many 7.1.5 class topics in the latest Q&A, and we've summarized his answers below in this liveblog. This is not a direct transcript; please check the VoD for exact wording and tone.
The next Q&A should be scheduled for January 2017, around the release of Patch 7.1.5.
7.1.5 PTR: Tavern Crawl Micro-Holiday - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:12:09 -0600 The Kirin Tor Tavern Crawl is now open for testing on the PTR! This event is a micro-holiday; it will last for a short period of time and have no "must have" rewards, but will pay tribute to an aspect of Azeroth's culture.
Event Description: The mages of Azeroth like to relax, too. Hop into a portal at your local watering hole and join the Tavern Crawl!
Start this event by finding the mage Tipsi Wobblerune outside your faction's Inn in Legion Dalaran.
7.1.5 PTR: Call of the Scarab Micro-Holiday - Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:59:37 -0600 Micro-holidays are new types of celebrations coming in Patch 7.1.5; each one will last for only a few days and pay tribute to a different part of Azeroth's culture. Over the next few weeks, a different one will be up to test each day on the PTR! Check out our overview of the holidays here.
Today's holiday for testing is Call of the Scarab:
Call of the Scarab (January 21 - 23): "On this date, the Scarab Gong was rung, opening the gates of Ahn'Qiraj.
World Boss Na'zak the Fiend has Spawned - Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:15:59 -0600 In surprising news, Na'zak the Fiend has spawned on both EU and US servers before the Tuesday reset. Na'zak the Fiend has been on EU realms for quite a few hours of the time of publishing this post, and just spawned on US servers. According to this German Blue Post, Na'zak spawning is intended.
This boss is located in the Falanaar Tunnels in Suramar and Tequima has left a detailed comment on how to navigate the tunnels.