This was a big week for both Legion and the Warcraft movie for Wowhead Weekly, with the start of Legion beta, Wowhead's first Legion beta key giveaway, movie transmog rewards added to the data, and lots of interviews and coverage following the Hollywood press event.
Wowhead's Legion Beta Key Giveaway: Week 1 - Thu, 12 May 2016 20:58:24 -0500 The Legion returns on August 30th: are you prepared? The fine folks at Blizzard Entertainment have graciously given Wowhead tons of Legion beta keys to give away and we want you to join in on the fun.
We have thousands of Legion beta keys to give away, spread out over many weeks! This week we have 400!
Each week, enter to win a Legion beta key by completing in-game achievements, which we'll track here on Wowhead. We'll keep things interesting by picking new achievements each week.
World of Warcraft Legion Beta Testing Information - Now Live! - Wed, 11 May 2016 21:26:18 -0500 The World of Warcraft Legion beta beings very soon is now live, so Blizzard has posted some tips on how to install the beta if you are flagged, and how to opt in to future beta tests. Also be sure to check the new Legion Beta Patch Notes.
As to be expected, there are some bugs...remember beta is about testing!
Beta emails have started to go out!
Blizzard has also posted a large infographic charting the flow of Legion Content for those in the beta.
For this episode of Wowhead Weekly, we focus on the big Legion Alpha build including Stormwind Park rebuilt, the Horde Broken Shore scenario, new login screen, and six piece Tier 19 sets. We also take a closer look at Legion Reputation and the expensive Mad Merchant.
Legion Reputation Overview - Thu, 05 May 2016 12:18:57 -0500 This guide provides an overview of the Legion reputations needed for Broken Isles Diplomat, which in turn is needed for Broken Isles Pathfinder, Part One. As you gain reputation with these factions, you can purchase gear, toys, and special shoulder enchants. This information is not yet final, as the Alpha is still in progress. Tonight's build added major changes, including pets, totems, and artifact-related items, so we've updated!
Bonus Event: Burning Crusade Timewalking (May 4th - 9th) - Wed, 04 May 2016 09:47:39 -0500 Burning Crusade Timewalking runs from May 4th through May 9th with Timewarped Badge items to purchase. Players can also farm dungeons for the Reins of the Infinite Timereaver mount which is a random personal loot drop from any Timewalking boss.
The Mad Merchant can be found in Dalaran's Toy shop; currently he only sells 4 items, each for . (Disclaimer: Today we located The Mad Merchant, however the location we found him at could be placeholder, or he could also appear in other places at the Broken Isles or this could be his one an only location.
Children's Week 2016 Guide (May 2 - May 9) - Mon, 02 May 2016 13:14:31 -0500 Children's Week is a week in which we brave a challenge greater than any undead monstrosity and a task more daunting than saving the world. We must become parents for all those orphans throughout Azeroth and make sure they are happy. We can't tank a child's fears, we can't heal its memories of pain, nor can we DPS the sorrow out of them.