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New Mythic+ Records - First +29 Keystone Completed In Time - Thu, 10 May 2018 22:07:29 -0500
Many Mythic+ teams were excited for last week's affixes of Sanguine, Grievous and Fortified. These affixes mean that many previous dungeon records have now been broken, including a new record for keystone level at +29!

First +29 Keystones Completed

Two +29 Keystones were completed this past week within 90 minutes of each other. The first team's run was completed in 38 minutes and 22 seconds and was the first ever +29 keystone completed in time.

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Horde War Campaign Part 2: The Threat of Bridgeport - Thu, 10 May 2018 18:42:02 -0500
The next segment of the Horde War Campaign has been added on the Battle for Azeroth Beta. The following set of quests continue the War Campaign after you set up your footholds in Kul Tiras.

The first part of the War Campaign is to establish the mission table and set up footholds in each Alliance zone. Click here to see Part 1 of the Horde War Campaign: Establishing Footholds.

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD

Uniting Zandalar

From the end of the last time, we must now unite Zandalar.

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Wowhead Weekly #160 VoD - Mag'har Orc Scenario, Crazy Cat Lady, War Mode - Thu, 10 May 2018 15:28:54 -0500
Wowhead Weekly #160 with Perculia and AnnieFuchsia recaps the latest Battle for Azeroth Beta news, including the Mag'har Orc Recruitment Scenario, the Crazy Cat Lady in Boralus, War Mode updates, and more.

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Battle for Azeroth - Racial Abilities and Trinkets Once Again Out of the GCD - Thu, 10 May 2018 15:27:01 -0500
Blizzard has just announced that they plan to remove all racial abilities and trinket on-use effects from the GCD, those effects were added to the GCD earlier in the development cycle.

You can check all changes to spells being added and removed from the GCD on our comprehensive list of spells added to the GCD in Battle for Azeroth.

Yeah, we agree that having racials on the GCD isn't feeling great.

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Spring Balloon Festival Micro-Holiday (May 10 - 13) - Thu, 10 May 2018 08:31:12 -0500
Spring Balloon Festival is the latest micro-holiday - take a relaxing balloon ride on May 10th through 13th.

Balloons are everywhere in Azeroth and hot air balloons are particularly notable as a form of transportation added in Pandaria. Previously, you could take a relaxing hot air balloon ride in The Suffering of Shen-zin Su and Fisherman's Tale. Balloons are also non-battle companions like Darkmoon Balloon, Green Balloon, and Yellow Balloon.

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This Week in WoW History: New Armory, Honor System, Leeroy Jenkins - Wed, 09 May 2018 22:28:34 -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.

Darkmoon Faire received some new upgrades, the Armory receives a facelift, Blizzard paves the way to the Warcraft Movies, and we see the birth of the Honor System and the Leeroy Jenkins meme!

2017

May 7, 2017
On this day, we datamined new rewards for the Darkmoon Faire!

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Blizzcon Tickets On Sale Wednesday May 9th at 7pm PDT - Wed, 09 May 2018 20:06:35 -0500
The first round of BlizzCon 2018 tickets go on sale today, Wednesday May 9th, at 7pm PDT. It is highly recommended that you create an account on Universe in advance and log in to save time.

BlizzCon takes place on November 2nd and 3rd and there are always major WoW announcements! Last year we learned about Battle for Azeroth, and the year before that was still interesting for fans with the Class Mounts reveal.

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Taloc Uldir Raid Boss Preview with FatbossTV - Wed, 09 May 2018 17:34:46 -0500
Uldir, Battle for Azeroth's first raid, recently opened for testing on the beta. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of BFA, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.

In today's Uldir preview, Fatboss is highlighting Taloc -- the first boss of Uldir.

Taloc is equipped with his Cudgel of Gore and uses blood magic to attempt to defeat his opponents.

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Comprehensive List of Abilities Added to the GCD in Battle for Azeroth - Wed, 09 May 2018 14:18:34 -0500
In Battle for Azeroth, Blizzard is modifying many offensive, mobility and utility abilities to be on the Global Cooldown. We've compiled a list of all the abilities that have been added to the GCD in Battle for Azeroth and the GCD duration.

Edit: Added information from Build 26567.

A question about the GCD was covered in the recent Developer Q&A which goes in-depth as to why Blizzard is making this change.

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Boralus Updates in Build 26567 - Crazy Cat Lady, Docks, Harbor - Wed, 09 May 2018 10:55:32 -0500
Visual updates to the capital city of Boralus continue in build 26567. In this build we get more furniture in houses, more details by the Docks and Harbor, and a Crazy Cat Lady house.

The Crazy Cat Lady house has dozens of cats sitting on chairs, eyeing Pepe, eating fish, playing with string, and more!

The Docks have more crates, seaweed, and NPCs.

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PvP Itemization System in Battle for Azeroth - Tue, 08 May 2018 22:38:27 -0500
Blizzard has shared details on the new PvP itemization system in Battle for Azeroth. There is a new ranking system, new ilvl reward scheme, weekly conquest rewards, and more.

Earlier today we covered the War Mode system on the beta, which is another new PvP system in Battle for Azeroth.

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In BfA we are doing some meaningful re-structuring of the PvP itemization system, as well as the ranking system.

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Jaina in Kul Tiras Broadcast Text - Build 26567 (Spoilers) - Tue, 08 May 2018 22:15:06 -0500
Datamined broadcast text for Battle for Azeroth build 26567 continues with more details surrounding Jaina in Kul Tiras. Story spoilers.

This is the third broadcast text post of the day, as earlier we covered more spoilers related to the Burning of Teldrassil as well as the Mag'har Orc Recruitment Scenario.

Last week we covered the broadcast text related to Thros, the Blighted Lands, a cursed magical land that Jaina finds herself trapped in.

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Battle for Azeroth 26567 Items - Baa'ls Darksign Pet, Tidesage Transmog, Mystical Flask - Tue, 08 May 2018 20:47:16 -0500
Battle for Azeroth datamining continues with a look at new items. Wowhead's Battle for Azeroth database is now updated and you can see all of the new items here.

In this post we'll cover the most interesting new items including the Battle Pet Baa'l, Tidesage Transmog, Mystical Flask.

New Pet

Baa'ls Darksign summons the Magic pet Baa'l. Flavor Text - Not much is known about this otherworldly minion.

Transmog Set

Ensemble:

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Mag'har Orc Allied Race Recruitment Scenario Broadcast Text (Spoilers) - Tue, 08 May 2018 20:04:19 -0500
In this post we will preview the broadcast text related to the Mag'har Orc recruitment scenario. Story Spoilers.

The Mag'har Orcs are an Allied Race in Battle for Azeroth. We recently covered their history, as they came from alternate Warlords of Draenor.

This is the third broadcast text post of the day. We also covered more spoilers related to the Burning of Teldrassil as well as Jaina in Kul Tiras.

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War Mode Now Available for Testing in Battle for Azeroth Beta - Tue, 08 May 2018 19:42:55 -0500
War Mode is now available to test on Battle for Azeroth Beta!

As previously announced, War Mode is a feature that players can enable, only in Stormwind or Orgrimmar, that enables PvP Talents in the open World, increases rewards received, at the cost of enabling World PvP. Players will be phased accordingly to their War Mode selection during Battle for Azeroth, so those looking for more rewards, like increased experience, and PvP action are always in the same type of realm shards.

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Battle for Azeroth Beta 26567 - Burning of Teldrassil Broadcast Text (Spoilers) - Tue, 08 May 2018 19:32:12 -0500
This build confirms which characters have spoken important lines in the Burning of Teldrassil scenario. Story Spoilers.

Read more of the dialogue leading up to this moment here.

Saurfang: The warchief faces Stormrage alone! I must...
Malfurion: ARGH! Saur...fang?!
Saurfang: A dishonorable blow. I... I regret it.
Sylvanas: Regret nothing. You did well.
Saurfang: It was not my place to interfere.
Sylvanas: My victory was inevitable. He was merely wasting my time.

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Battle for Azeroth 26567 Models - Pig Man Mask, Baby Octopus, Liadrin Weapons, Dark Iron Shield - Tue, 08 May 2018 16:56:02 -0500
Battle for Azeroth Beta 26567 Models include a baby octopus model and another Dark Hound color. Edit: updated with Lady Liadrin weapons and Dark Iron Dwarf Shield.

Some notes on the models:

The addition of the Dark Iron shield could point to matching weapons for their Heritage Armor.

The Liadrin weapons and shield match her new red armor set in BFA, as well as her glowing eyes. These weapons also resemble her Hearthstone art.

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Battle for Azeroth Beta 26567 - Class Changes, Talents, Azerite Powers - Tue, 08 May 2018 16:52:09 -0500
Class Changes, Talents, Azerite Powers for Battle for Azeroth Beta 26567. Edit - Talent Calculator is now updated.

Talent Calculator
Includes Unholy DK and Monk Talents

Highlights include the Unholy Death Knight changes discussed yesterday on the Blizzard forums. Unholy Death Knights receive some new talents:

Grip of the Dead   Defile / Death and Decay reduces the movement speed of enemies within its area by 90%, decaying by 10% every sec.

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Battle for Azeroth Beta 26567 - Kul Tiras, Zandalar and World Maps - Tue, 08 May 2018 16:51:37 -0500
Today's Beta build introduced updated maps for Kul Tiras, Zandalar and the World!

Check out more of our datamined 26567 coverage - New Models Including Baby Octopus, Class Changes, Loading Screens, Uldir Maps, Icons.

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Battle for Azeroth Beta 26567 - Loading Screens, Uldir Maps, Icons - Tue, 08 May 2018 16:34:21 -0500
Time for the new Battle for Azeroth beta build, 26567. In this post we have the Loading Screens, Uldir Maps, and Icons.

Highlights include new maps for Uldir, Loading screens for Arathi Warfronts, Shrine of the Storm, and Zuldazar Arena, and a map named "Zuldazar Alliance Bombing Run." Could this be related to the 8.1 Zuldazar Raid?

Check out more of our datamined 26567 coverage - Kul Tiras, Zandalar, and World Maps, Class Changes, New Models Including Baby Octopus.

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Method Jdotb Q&A #10 - Weekly Affix Advice, MDI, Esports Organizations - Tue, 08 May 2018 15:40:45 -0500
Our latest Q&A with Method Jdotb is now live which includes advice on the weekly affixes, comments on the MDI, esports organizations and more!

Check out our previous Q&As with Jdotb: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9.

Jdotb is currently streaming! Make sure to check him out.
Watch live video from jdotb on www.twitch.tv

Method Jdotb Q&A #10

Want to ask Jdotb a question?

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Mage Tower Now Active Again on EU Realms - Tue, 08 May 2018 14:55:00 -0500
The Mage Tower Building is now active again on EU realms as of Tuesday afternoon! Players that have at least 35 traits on their Artifact (Power Unbound) can work on solo challenges for an Artifact Appearance. We have guides to beating the challenges for all 36 specs as well as detailed comments on all challenge quest pages.

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Uldir Boss Voice Over Audio - Vectis and G'huun - Tue, 08 May 2018 13:10:50 -0500
Our Uldir raid previews continue with the audio for two bosses--Vectis and G'huun. While seven bosses in Uldir have been tested so far, G'huun remains a mystery. However, this Friday, G'huun will be available for raid testing.

Possible raid story spoilers.

We know that G'huun is the result of titan experiments gone wrong, worshipped as some sort of Blood God or Old God by the Blood Trolls.

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New Events in WoW for May 8: Arena Skirmish Event - Tue, 08 May 2018 10:00:00 -0500
New World of Warcraft Legion Events for the week of May 8 includes the Arena Skirmish Event, new Mythic+ Affixes and new World Bosses.

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

Mythic+ Affixes

This week's Mythic+ Affixes are Bolstering, Explosive, Tyrannical.

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