How to Unlock Each Warfronts Stage and Available Content - Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:03:22 -0500 Starting last week, Blizzard added the full Warfronts feature on the Battle for Azeroth Beta. Control of Arathi Highlands will flip between the factions and one faction's players will be allowed to access the Warfronts feature right before Arathi Highlands flips control.
Having control of Arathi allows access to bonus quests and a unique World Boss!
Echoes of Alterac: Yrel Now Live in Heroes of the Storm - Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:46:38 -0500 A new Warcraft-themed event has started in Heroes of the Storm, Echoes of Alterac, running from June 12th through July 9th. On June 12th, the new hero Yrel launches and players can start completing quests for Alterac-inspired mounts. Read on for our overview and event tips, as well as a giveaway for a free Yrel hero!
Using HOTS Logs to improve your gameplay
Your one-stop shop for builds and strategy, HOTS Logs is looking better than ever heading into the release of Yrel, Light of Hope.
Throughout Battle for Azeroth's development, we've gotten tidbits of the Burning of Teldrassil storyline, culminating in Malfurion building a wall of wisps to keep the Horde out, Sylvanas causing chaos with Azerite to distract the wisps and break down the wall, and Malfurion facing Saurfang directly, only losing when Sylvanas shows up too.
Blood Trolls Not Planned As Allied Race - Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:14:38 -0500 Blizzard has clarified that Blood Trolls are not planned as an Allied Race in Battle for Azeroth. At the Battle for Azeroth E3 presentation, Blood Trolls were discussed in a way that led some players to believe they'd be coming in the future:
While Allied Race hype is always high, Blood Trolls did not make sense as we spend much of Nazmir fighting them and we're already getting a troll-themed Allied Race--the Zandalari.
Build 26788 removed Pillar of Frost as a baseline ability, tweaked the level 100 talent Obliteration, and renamed that to Pillar of Frost. In the next build, Pillar of Frost will once again be a baseline ability:
Wowhead's Battle for Azeroth Beta Key Giveaway: Week 3 - Mon, 11 Jun 2018 21:55:08 -0500 The tides of war draw near, as Battle for Azeroth launches on August 14th! The fine folks at Blizzard Entertainment have graciously given Wowhead tons of Battle for Azeroth beta keys to give away and we want you to join in on the fun.
We have thousands of Battle for Azeroth beta keys to give away, spread out over many weeks! This week we have 750 keys for our traditional site giveaway and even more from Discord giveaways over the weekends!
Battle for Azeroth World Quest Emissary Rewards and Factions - Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:09:38 -0500 World Quest Emissaries will be returning in Battle for Azeroth. Emissaries will give you bonus rewards for completing World Quests for a certain faction, but unlike Legion they won't be awarding a crate of goodies this time.
Similar to Legion, players will have three Emissary slots and each Emissary quest will last for 3 days.
Learn more about the expansion features in Wowhead's Battle for Azeroth Expansion Overview and get into the nitty-gritty with our datamining changelog. Important features in the expansion include Warfronts, Islands, and the Heart of Azeroth.
While we know the launch date for Battle for Azeroth, we are still missing the prepatch date.
G'huun Uldir Raid Boss Preview with FatbossTV - Mon, 11 Jun 2018 08:42:40 -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 G'huun -- the final boss of Uldir.
Effects from Artifact Traits and Legendaries Used in Battle for Azeroth - Sun, 10 Jun 2018 23:26:51 -0500 Earlier in Battle for Azeroth's test cycle, we prepared an article highlighting effects from Artifacts and Legendaries that were incorporated by specializations. Many builds have passed ever since and, due to the popularity of the topic, we've decided to upgrade the post to its own full-fledged article!
Since the in-game UI has the regular talents and War Mode talents on the same pane, we've reworked our talent calc to look the same. To the right of the main talents you'll see four circles, which can be clicked on to add War Mode talents. If you want to see what the base abilities are for a spec, click on "Class Abilities" to expand that panel.
Mage Tower is Active Again on EU Realms - Sun, 10 Jun 2018 06:30:04 -0500 The Mage Tower Building is active again on EU realms as of Sunday afternoon! It should stay up until Wednesday afternoon, EU time. 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.
Battle for Azeroth Hunter Pets Guide - Sat, 09 Jun 2018 23:30:04 -0500 As Battle for Azeroth draws closer, our team of writers is hard at work creating new guides for the expansion. We've seen many hunter pet changes throughout the beta, ranging from a revamp of the pet specialization system to new pet families to tame, like Krolusks.
Our Beast Mastery and Marksmanship Hunter writers have teamed up to write the Battle for Azeroth Hunter Pet Guide!
Champions of Azeroth - Battle for Azeroth World Quest Preview - Sat, 09 Jun 2018 16:59:12 -0500 The Champions of Azeroth are a new faction in Battle for Azeroth with their own set of World Quests spread across all zones. All of these World Quests involve the player recovering Azerite from different sources including Miners, Elementals and Rare Elites! The Azerite you recover goes directly into your Heart of Azeroth.