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.
The Story of Odyn & Helya (Trial of Valor) [Lore] - Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:29:22 -0600 Now that players have spent some time in Trial of Valor, we asked Nobbel87 to explain the lore and story of the zone for Wowhead. If you like these sorts of videos and want to see more on upcoming Legion topics, let us know in the comments!
Patch 7.1 introduced the Trial of Valor raid, the conclusion of the story between Odyn and Helya. Before we talk about the raid, let’s first talk about the history between these two characters for those that missed out.
Raid testing on December 13th will cover Elisande and Gul'dan; this is important because Gul'dan, the final boss of Nighthold, 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.