Happy 25th Birthday Blizzard Entertainment! - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:09:11 -0600 Today marks the 25th Anniversary of Blizzard Entertainment! Let's cut a slice of Delicious Chocolate Cake, launch some Blue Firework, and look back on Blizzard's history and celebrate.
History of Blizzard Entertainment
TradeChat has put together a detailed history of everything in Blizzard's history, from Lost Vikings to Legacy of the Void. Brush up on your Blizzard history and learn how Blizzard has grown through the years.
Wowhead Weekly #67 covers new Legion models like the Artifact Fishing Pole and Tier 19 Matching Cloaks, Pepe in Legion, artifact acquisition previews for more specs, profession updates like Steamy Romance Novels for Inscription and Skinning perks, the new Outfit feature, the Lunar Festival Live, and Warcraft movie toys.
Today's Legion model preview covers the Felsaber mount, a special Demon Hunter mount acquired during early questing in Mardum, the Shattered Abyss. This mount was seen in pre-Alpha previews at BlizzCon and our video takes a closer look at the animations.
New Site Feature: Save and Share Custom Transmog Outfits - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:09:59 -0600 With the success of the Dressing Room and other transmog tools, the Wowhead team has launched Outfits--a place to share your custom transmog sets with other Wowhead users and save them to the database.
To create an outfit: On the "Save" option for the Dressing Room, there is a new option to "Save as a New Outfit."
To view an outfit: Go to our new outfits section of the database and search by name, class, race, and gender to narrow down results.
2016 Lunar Festival Guide (February 1st - 15th) - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:29:07 -0600 2016's Lunar Festival starts on February 1 and ends on February 15. The is held every year starting on a date that typically coincides with the Chinese New Year.
Ancestors of Azeroth are praised and honored by both Horde and Alliance, who then reward players with a special title, Elder <Name>, a celebration in Moonglade, and numerous Coin of Ancestry that can be used to purchase festive garb, patterns and fireworks!
Wowhead Weekly #66 covers the new Legion Alpha build, including new models like Mage Tier 19 and the spider mount, new artifact weapon models, and Rogue Order Hall updates. Recent news also includes a new Warcraft Movie commercial and Cataclysm Timewalking.
Even more Legion Artifact Weapons have alternate '06' styles and tints in the latest Alpha build, including a celestial Felo'melorn and severed-head Skull of the Man'ari. Perhaps these styles will be available mid-Legion, as incentives to keep players exploring and collecting appearances.
Legion Alpha Zone Updates: Rogue Order Hall, Doubleagent in Monk Hall, Shrine of Malorne - Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:14:44 -0600 The Rogue Order Hall received major updates in the newest Legion build. While Rogues are still in Dalaran, new passageways and details make the Order Hall feel more like a secretive lair and less like the sewers. This post takes a look at the additions as well as more minor updates to Val'sharah, the Warrior Order Hall, and Monk Order Hall.
Rogue Order Hall
The first thing you'll notice is that the entrance is no longer a sewer grate.
Legion Alpha: Build 20979 Spell Updates, Items, and More - Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:26:58 -0600 The second Legion Alpha update of 2016 is here! Below you will find the datamined additions and updates. Spec updates include Artifact Traits for Arms Warriors and Protection Paladins, more Vengeance Demon Hunter talents, and Discipline Priest nerfs. Also check out our additional post on datamined models including Mythic Mage Tier 19.
Our Legion Calculators are now updated for the latest build:
Cataclysm Timewalking Guide (January 27 - February 1st) - Wed, 27 Jan 2016 01:02:45 -0600 Cataclysm Timewalking Dungeon Event runs from January 27 through February 1st with Timewarped Badge items to purchase. Players can also farm dungeons for the Reins of the Infinite Timereaver mount which is a random personal loot drop from any Timewalking boss.