Class Balance Discussion for Classic WoW Servers - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:15:33 -0600 Blizzard Community Managers Ythisens and Ornyx joined in a lively discussion on class/spec balance for upcoming Classic WoW servers. Some players are in favor of keeping an accurate classic experience, while other players would prefer some class balance to offset the "hybrid tax" and improve unplayable specs.
By weighing in on the discussion, Ythisens and Ornyx revealed just how early Classic WoW development is--questions such as class balance are still up in the air.
In an article posted today, Gameinformer notes that Ion Hazzikostas mentioned that traditional tier sets are not currently planned to be in Battle for Azeroth. In place, gear will be more heavily themed from the place where it drops.
Interview with ABC's Alec at the 2017 Arena World Championship - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:10:49 -0600 After the conclusion of the 2017 Arena World Championship, Dderserei had the opportunity to interview Alec, the captain of the winning team ABC. Alec is a veteran of the World of Warcraft PvP scene and is one of the most notable Mages in the world.
Check out the 2017 Arena World Championship Recap to learn about key matches at BlizzCon!
Q: Firstly congatulations on your win and continuing the EU tradition of winning BlizzCon, it must feel pretty amazing!
Upcoming Changes to World PvP in This Week's Maintenance - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:11:49 -0600 Starting tomorrow on US realms and Wednesday on EU realms, some new World PvP Hotfixes will be applied to reduced the damage in World PvP situations including the burst damage from legendaries and trinkets.
With this week's maintenance, we'll be applying some hotfixes intended to slow down damage in world PvP:
Wrath of the Lich King and Warlords of Draenor Launch Anniversaries - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:25:40 -0600 Today marks the anniversary of two WoW expansions: Wrath of the Lich King and Warlords of Draenor. Wrath turns nine and Warlords turns three! We thought it would be fun to compare both expansions and what features were available at launch.
Don't forget Northrend Timewalking Dungeon Event is still going on for a day so you can relive some Wrath nostalgia.
Wrath of the Lich King launched on November 13th, 2008.
Portal Keeper Hasabel Raid Preview with FatbossTV - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:23:16 -0600 Antorus the Burning Throne, Legion's 5th raid, opens on November 28th. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of Antorus, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.
During the Portal Keeper Hasabel encounter, players will have to deal with a large number of summoned monsters from other worlds before taking down Portal Keeper Hasabel herself.
Moonkin Festival Micro-Holiday - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 06:29:17 -0600 The adorable Moonkin Festival Micro-Holiday runs on November 12th! Head to Moonglade to meet the fluffy baby moonkin and get a temporary companion of your own.
Moonkin Monitoring: Observe baby moonkin dancing, napping, and moonfiring! Completing this quest awards Moonkin Hatchling who is a temporary companion for 24 hours.
Astralaire - Dance Instructor:
Okay everybody, let's get loose! Alright everybody, put your hands up! Dance like nobody is watching! Are you all ready for this?
BlizzCon 2017 - WoW Battle for Azeroth Interview Roundup - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 21:49:09 -0600 BlizzCon 2017 allowed many members of the community to interview the WoW Development team. We've covered several interviews over the past week but there are many more interviews to watch or listen to. This post will highlight all the WoW Interviews that we could find.
Perculia's Interview with Patrick Dawson and Chris Robinson
Raider.IO New TESPA Great Collegiate Dungeon Race Features - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 18:39:14 -0600 The TESPA Great Collegiate Dungeon Race continues today, with the finals taking place tomorrow starting at 2:00 PM PDT on Warcraft's Twitch channel. Similar to the Mythic Dungeon Invitational, Raider.io now has a new section of their website dedicated to the TESPA Collegiate Dungeon Race.
With this update, you'll be able to see the completed brackets for each series this weekend, group composition, VoDs for each series, per-boss splits for each broadcasted match and more!
Honorbuddy To Be Discontinued - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:27:00 -0600 TheBuddyForum has now announced that they will be discontinuing Honorbuddy, as of today. Many recent ban waves have occurred for Terms of Service violations which likely included Honorbuddy.
Here is a portion of their announcement on the forums.
The following will be sad news, but this is the result of a six years long legal dispute that recently turned into a battlefield for hackers on Blizzard's side.
Wowhead Weekly #137 - All About BlizzCon 2017 - Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:47:36 -0600 Wowhead Weekly #137 was all about BlizzCon 2017! In this special extended show, we recap all of the convention announcements and Wowhead's coverage.
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 Wednesday afternoons, starting at 3pm EST, on twitch.tv/wowhead.
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
My name is Gumdrops and I’m the lead moderator for the /r/woweconomy subreddit and the accompanying Discord server. I am also the Support Manager & User Evangelist for TradeSkillMaster, the Auction House addon suite for World of Warcraft.
Highmountain Tauren are a Horde Allied Race. The characteristics that separate them from regular Mulgore Taurens are customizable. Tribal Painting on their fur and face, carved tribal markings on their horns as well moose horn variations. If the Dressing Room does not load, please clear cache.
Island expeditions are a new form of content added in Battle for Azeroth, a 3v3 scenario-esque content, with high replayability. Face off AI or even other players in the search for Azerite and treasures. Learn more in our Islands Expedition Overview.
Antoran High Command Antorus Raid Preview with FatbossTV - Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:40:53 -0600 Antorus the Burning Throne, Legion's 5th raid, opens on November 28th. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of Antorus, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.
The Antoran High Command (Admiral Svirax, Chief Engineer Ishkar, General Erodus) is about dodging mines, avoiding Bladestorm, and making good use of Control Pods activated throughout fight.