Raid testing on December 13th will cover Elisande and Gul'dan; this is important because Gul'dan was not open for testing during the beta period for Legion. This is the first time Gul'dan will be available for testing.
World First Completed Artifact Weapon by Cerli - The Maelstrom EU - Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:18:59 -0600 EU player Cerli <The Brigade> is the first player in the world to max out all traits on their Artifact Weapon! This requires 65,256,330 Artifact Power; 5,216,130 for the 34 primary points and 60,040,200 for Ranks 1-20 of the Bonus Trait. More details on Trait Costs in the Artifact Weapons Guide.
Grinding out all that Artifact Power takes a lot of Mythic+ dungeons; according to recent activity, he's up to 383 Darkheart Thicket, 818 Maw of Souls, and 444 Court of Stars clears.
7.1.5 PTR: Hatching of the Hippogryphs Micro-Holiday - Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:43:22 -0600 The latest micro-holiday event on the PTR is Hatching of the Hippogryphs. During this micro-holiday, you can befriend the hippogryphs and even get a baby one to sit on your shoulder.
Event Description: Today is the day that the Frayfeather hippogryphs hatch. Head to Frayfeather Highlands in Feralas to witness the spectacle firsthand!
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.