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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.

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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.

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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.

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Blue Posts: December 6th Hotfixes, Shadow Priest Feedback, Emerald Dreamcatcher - Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:36:46 -0600
Patch 7.1 Hotfixes for December 6th are here, featuring a change to the Mythic Guarm encounter to require 2 tanks. Barrels o' Fun has also received a visual update; the barrel to track will have a swirly yellow glow.

December 6th Hotfixes

HotfixesClassDemon Hunter

Fixed a bug that sometimes allowed the leech from Soul Rending to persist after Metamorphosis ended.

Freezing Trap will no longer cause the target's next cast to fail in certain cases.

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This Week in Broken Isles 12/6: World Boss Levantus, Battleground Bonus Event, Insurrection Week 7 - Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:58:13 -0600
Each week in Legion introduces a new series of quests, holidays, and bonus events. Here is a look at the major events taking place for the week of December 6th.

For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xurios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the Today in Broken Isles section of the front page sidebar.

Edit: Also check out the latest December 6th Hotfixes, featuring a change to make Guarm a 2-tank encounter.

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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.

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7.1.5 PTR: Build 23178 Spell Changes, Brawler's Guild Music, Changed Nighthold Loot Stats - Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:50:54 -0600
It's time for the weekly 7.1.5 PTR build! This build will have several new things to test: Upper Nighthold Bosses and micro-holidays. Highlights include:

New Brawler's Guild music!

wowtokenui.lua has been updated with information about redeeming the WoW Token for Balance.

More legendary proc tuning.

The Windwalker Talent Dizzying Kicks has been replaced with Summon Black Ox Statue.

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7.1.5 PTR Feedback: Shadow Priests, Tanks in PvP, Communication, Upper Nighthold Testing, Sephuz's Secret - Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:51:03 -0600
7.1.5 PTR forum posts continue: today so far we have a long reply about Shadow Priest feedback by Anshlun, the goal of tanks in PvP, and updates on improved communication:

The overall goal for Shadow in 7.1.5 is to reign in extreme situations caused by Surrender to Madness, not nerf Shadow overall. In future builds, the duration of Shadow DoTs will be increased as well.

More adjustments are on the way for tanks in PvP; Protection Paladins were able to heal too much and were already adjusted.

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Grinding Prestige Tips and PvP Blue Tweet Clarifications - Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:19:43 -0600
With the end of Legion PvP Season 1 on December 13th, Blizzard has been answering more questions about PvP. The blue tweets cover the following topics:

The existing Prestige rewards are still obtainable in the next season, like Prestigious Bronze Courser.

Honor Talents and Prestige Ranks will not reset between seasons.

Artifacts: the 35th trait does not apply to PvP, relics contribute to your item level.

There may be a bug with PvP World Quests infrequently spawning.

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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.

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Wowhead Weekly #102, Legion Developer Live Q&A, TESPA Dungeon Race, New Blizzard Gear and J!NX Discounts - Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:32:56 -0600
For our weekend news roundup, we have Wowhead Weekly #102, some new December discounts on merchandise, and details on the Legion Q&A and Mythic+ Dungeon Race streams!

Wowhead Weekly #102

Wowhead Weekly #102 covers the latest 7.1.5 PTR news, including the latest PTR build and the goals of the secondary stat change.

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7.1.5 PTR: Profession Recipes and Blacksmithing Quests - Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:41:47 -0600
Today's 7.1.5 PTR preview covers professions on the PTR; following our early item preview, we've hopped on the PTR to hunt down some of the new recipes and quests.


Obliterum in 7.1.5 now has a cap of 10, up from 8:

Obliterum   Increases the item level of crafted armor by 5, up to a maximum level of 855.865.
Requires 2 Blood of Sargeras. Target item must be soulbound.

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