New In-Game Shop Battle Pet Shadow - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:37:22 -0500 Today Blizzard quietly added a new adorable battle pet to the in-game journal: Shadow. This magical battle pet is listed as an in-game shop reward, so perhaps some of the proceeds will go towards disaster relief. It wouldn't be the first time Blizzard has done something like this; previously there's been a Cinder Kitten Charity Drive for Hurricane Sandy and Cenarion Hatchling Charity Drive for Tsunami relief in 2011.
Netherlight Crucible Tier 2 Trait Tuning on PTR - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:09:11 -0500 On the PTR, it appears that the Tier 2 Netherlight Crucible traits have undergone some last minute hotfixes to adjust the power of the traits. Blizzard has confirmed these changes in a blue post below.
The Netherlight Crucible will be unlocked tomorrow after the completion of the third chapter of the Argus campaign. Here are the Tier 2 traits with the updated values from the PTR.
Master of Shadows: Mastery increased by 650500. Avoidance increased by 650500.
Soultender Videx Hotfixed from Commander of Argus Achievement - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:20:39 -0500 The achievement Commander of Argus has been highly sought after by players because it awards the Arsenal: Weapons of the Lightforged transmog. However, Soultender Videx is not present in the game, preventing players from completing the achievement.
As of today, Soultender Videx has been hotfixed out of the achievement bringing the total number of rares required to 60, down from 61 and allowing the achievement to be completed!
BlizzCon 2017 Goody Bag Contents Revealed - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:21:51 -0500 Blizzard has revealed the contents of the BlizzCon 2017 goody bag! These are gifts for players attending BlizzCon in person and new to 2017, anyone can purchase a goody bag, regardless of a ticket! Virtual ticket-holders will receive $10 off the cost of a bag.
TradeChat was sent the contents in advance, check out her unboxing video and pictures of all the items!
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We got to interview the Panda King Himself! Sam "Samwise" Didier a Art Director at Blizzard Entertainment.
Transmog Armor and Weapons from the Rares and Treasures of Argus - Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:59:54 -0500 The new zones of Argus have added many exciting rares and treasure chests, with a variety of collectible drops. Earlier in the week, we noted some unique transmog to Argus and today, after accumulating lots of user-submitted data and comments, we're highlighting the transmog rewards in more detail.
There are several fel-themed transmog sets, Draenei-themed transmog sets, and dozens of Draenei-themed weapons from Argus rares and treasures.
Hearthstone is releasing their first balance update, after the release of the Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion. Some iconic classic cards are getting nerfed including Innervate, Fiery War Axe and Hex.
If you're new to this series or want to re-visit past posts, you can check out the previous articles right here on wowhead.com
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Catch up on past Esports championships with our Copa America and European Championships blogs, and don't forget to read up on our Mythic+ Dungeon Invitational Interview with Blizzard - the event takes place later this month!
Legion Attunement Tracker Updated for 7.3 Requirements - Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:05:12 -0500 Patch 7.3 Shadows of Argus added many elaborate requirements to unlock content on Argus, so we've updated the Legion Attunement Tool with some additional things to track per character! Stumped why you can't do an invasion or a lucrative World Quest on an alt? The Attunement tool can help!
Simply enter in your character, and the Attunement Tool will let you know what content you're eligible to access in Legion. With this update, we are now tracking the following requirements:
Wowhead's Mythic+ Dungeon Invitational Q&A - Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:57:36 -0500 With the Mythic+ Dungeon Invitational underway, Wowhead got together with some of the organizers of the event and asked a few questions submitted by the dungeon community. In this post you'll find answers to some of our top questions. Additional questions we submitted were either already recently answered or will be at the time of the event.
Blizzard Arena Opens in Los Angeles - Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:14:01 -0500 Blizzard has just announced the opening of Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, with Hearthstone and Overwatch esports events already scheduled! The arena will even feature a Blizzard Gear shop, selling themed merchandise for every event.
Blizzard esports competitions have a cutting-edge, live-event destination with the opening of Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. The Burbank, California venue was custom-designed and built with amenities to accommodate top esports competitors and their fans.
Make sure you have completed all the Argus story quests to unlock Mac'Aree World Quests which has additional World Quests. In future weeks, this emissary will again require 4 quests as more World Quests will unlock.
Check out our Argussian Reach Reputation Guide for more details on this faction, including rewards like Krokul Flute.
Great Collegiate Dungeon Race 2017 - Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:05:49 -0500 With the popularity of Mythic Keystones in Legion, Blizzard has announced the Great Collegiate Dungeon Race 2017, running from September 22nd through November 12th! Don't forget the Mythic Dungeon Invitational also takes place this fall.
Brush up on Mythic+ encounter mechanics with our Dungeon Strategy Guides - all Mythic-specific mechanics, including trash mechanics, are described in detail!