Blizzard's Demon Invasion Pre-Expansion Preview, PTR Release Build - Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:04:25 -0500 Blizzard has posted a preview of the pre-expansion Demon Invasions, which are the subject of a Q&A tomorrow. Demon Invasions will not be available at the start of the pre-patch; they will be coming mid-August (no later than August 17th).
We have a guide to the invasions and videos of each zone, which are found here.
Edit: The PTR Build has updated and the build now shows as Release.
Each invasion is a group scenario with multiple stages:
New Silence Penalty Coming to World of Warcraft - Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:13:43 -0500 A new silence penalty for abusive and inappropriate players is coming in the World of Warcraft Legion pre-expansion patch. After review, players who are reported may find their ability to chat with others greatly limited. The first penalty will last 24 hours, and the duration will double for each penalty.
Blizzard unveiled the teaser trailer for Harbingers, a new World of Warcraft: Legion animated series about the followers of Illidan Stormrage. In this teaser trailer, we get glimpses of Illidan, his Demon Hunter initiates, Khadgar, and Gul'dan.
The first full episode of Harbingers will debut at the Warcraft: Road to Legion panel at SDCC, where attendees will get to learn more about Legion.
New Legion Guides on Artifact Weapons and Legendary Gear - Sun, 10 Jul 2016 15:08:58 -0500 Today we have several guides on important Legion topics to reveal, by Wowhead user jjanchan. If you have been following the Legion Beta, you have mostly likely seen his detailed comments on beta database pages, and now he has written guides to Artifacts and Legendaries.
Have a Legion guide you think the Wowhead staff should feature, or have a suggestion for a Legion guide topic? Let us know in the comments.
Wowhead Weekly #86 covers the Legion Pre-Patch and end of the season announcement, as well as the Legion Artifact Q&A.
Wowhead Weekly is a World of Warcraft podcast with Wowhead Site Manager Perculia and Video Manager TradeChat where all the recent Blizzard news and Wowhead developments are discussed. You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel to see every episode. We also livestream each episode Friday afternoons, starting at 6pm EST, on twitch.tv/wowhead.
Legion Artifact Q&A - Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:56:56 -0500 Each Thursday at 11am PT, a different Legion developer will be answering community questions about the expansion. We're summarizing the highlights of today's PvP Q&A with Lead Quest Designer Craig Amai in this article. To submit your question for future weeks, use the hashtag #LegionQA on twitter.
To learn more about Artifacts in Legion, check out the Artifact Calculator. We also have a Class Halls Overview with videos of each hall.
A 20GB background download has popped up on Battle.net. Historically, these appear several weeks before a patch goes live and with less than two months before Legion, it's likely this is related to the pre-patch.
To learn more about what's coming in the pre-expansion patch, check out our overview.
The Midsummer Fire Festival comes to an end very soon, and Azeroth is celebrating with fireworks today! Besides hourly evening firework shows, there are also special festive NPCs in major cities that have set up tables with mugs and kegs--if you /dance with them, they'll give you Celebrate Good Times! and +10% to all stats. Meanwhile, the goblin guards in Booty Bay are all asleep.
Hunter Tier 19 Armor Sets and Artifact Weapon Appearances Preview - Sun, 03 Jul 2016 13:18:49 -0500 Today we are highlighting Hunter Tier 19 and Artifact Weapon Appearances. We are unveiling updated videos of the tier sets and artifact appearances, as well as publishing more in-depth posts to each artifact. This includes the recently-added LFR tier colors! For more sets and Dressing Room links check out the Legion Armor Preview.
Learn more about Hunters in Legion with the Talent Calculator, PvP Calculator, and Artifact Calculator.