Many legendaries were buffed or nerfed; Blizzard explained that the goal was to nerf the power of legendaries that were strong in all situations. We also have a brand new datamining format for legendary procs and stats, we hope you like it!
More specs received Aura Damage updates including +12% to Retribution Paladin, 3% to Unholy Death Knight, 4% to Destruction Warlock, +7% to Survival Hunter, and +5% to Arms Warrior.
Site Updates: Wowhead News Alerts for Discord, Layout Improvements - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:41:24 -0600 The Wowhead team has two site updates to share today: a Wowhead News Webhook to receive news alerts in Discord, as well as a revamped layout for fewer ads and some design improvements. For more site updates, check out last month's post which introduced the Favorites Feature and a reduced Premium price.
Wowhead News Webhook for Discord
It's a busy time in Azeroth with weekly new content, constant PTR updates, community discoveries, and other events.
Ragnaros Spotlight: From WoW to Heroes of the Storm - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:16:45 -0600 Ragnaros debuts as a playable hero in Heroes of the Storm today so we thought we'd give you a little insight into his character from World of Warcraft! We were also sent a tasty box of Ragnar-O's from the Heroes of the Storm team.
Heroes Abilities and Skins
In HotS, Ragnaros has the abilities: Sulfuras Smash, Lava Wave, Empower Sulfuras, Living Meteor, Blast Wave, and Molten Core.
7.1.5 PTR: Un'Goro Madness Micro-Holiday - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:27:33 -0600 The final micro-holiday for testing on the 7.1.5 PTR is Un'Goro Madness. This holiday is scheduled for August 10th and will feature dinosaurs from different expansions ready to stomp you!
This is the last micro-holiday in our series of previews: check out our past PTR holiday coverage for details on events like Call of the Scarab and Tavern Crawl.
Event Description: The dinosaurs in Un'goro are getting restless. Time to go pay them a visit!
Legendaries that provide a strong throughput increase are being toned down, and those that have more niche uses are being given another pass. In blue post follow ups, Lore stated that if Blizzard were to redo the system now, they'd likely only have utility legendaries.
Diligent players will complete Soul Prism of the Illidari soon; the new follow-up quest we datamined is The Once and Future Lord of Shadows which rewards ilvl 870 gloves or shoulders. For this quest you will need to kill Helya in Trial of Valor; lore spoilers under the button.
For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xurios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the Today in Broken Isles section of the front page sidebar. week in Legion introduces a new series of quests, holidays, and bonus events. Here is a look at the major events taking place for the week of December 13th.
7.1.5 PTR: Glowcap Festival Micro-Holiday - Tue, 13 Dec 2016 02:04:00 -0600 The next holiday for testing on the 7.1.5 PTR is the Glowcap Festival. This is a throwback to the Sporeggar reputation in Zangarmarsh.
Event Description: "Today, the sporelings of Sporeggar in Zangarmarsh hold their annual mushroom festival. Help them keep the great Fshoo alive as long as possible!"
Fshoo will periodically spawn at the center of the town and become harder to heal over time due to Fshoo Grow. There are several items you can loot to heal up Fshoo:
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.