BlizzCon 2016 In-Game Goodies - Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:10:22 -0500 Blizzard has revealed the 2016 In-Game BlizzCon goodies, including Alliance and Horde murloc pets in Warcraft, and Ganymede with Pepe's colors as part of the special BlizzCon Bastion skin for Overwatch! These goodies are given to ticketholders as well as Virtual Ticket attendees. We're giving away 10 Virtual Tickets in our Legion Launch Scavenger Hunt!
Mythic Keystones and Dungeons Preview - Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:57:35 -0500 s and a new level of dungeon difficulty is unlocking on September 20th. You can prep for them in advance with our Legion Dungeon Guides which have detailed information on all abilities.
Blizzard has previewed the system below, here are the highlights:
Keystones allow you to run higher-difficulty versions of Mythic+. You can keep leveling up your keystone by completing the dungeon in a certain timeframe.
Wowhead's Legion Launch Scavenger Hunt - Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:29:14 -0500 The Burning Legion is here; it's been two weeks since Legion went live. Now is the chance to show you've researched the Broken Isles and are ready to fight back!
We've teamed up with the Blizzard Gear Shop for Legion-themed prizes and a scavenger hunt to remember.
Are you prepared? Grab your Elixir of Demonslaying and double-jump around Wowhead's database if you want to win!
The contest begins on September 13, 2016 and ends on September 20th, 2016 at 11:59PM PDT.
September 13th Hotfixes - Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:21:16 -0500 The latest round of Legion hotfixes are up! Of particular note, Soul Shards now regenerate to 3 while out of combat (up from 1), and the cooldown on Colossus Smash was reduced to 30 seconds.
Shifting into Bear Form will no longer freeze resource decay for non-Guardian druids. Hunter
Barrage range will now correctly match the range of the Hunter's other abilities.
All The Lore and Text from Artifact Knowledge Tomes - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:50:19 -0500 Members of various Discord communities have been working hard to unearth the remaining missing artifact appearances like Emanation of the Winds and The Woolomancer's Charge. To help unearth some more about the Artifacts, we've datamined the complete stories from the Artifact books, which unlock every few days as you increase your Artifact Knowledge level. If you're looking for hints or just want to learn more about the lore behind your artifact, enjoy the read!
Senior VP Chris Metzen to Retire - A Message from Chris Metzen - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:02:59 -0500 Business Insider announced today that Senior Vice President of Story and Franchise Development Chris Metzen is retiring from Blizzard Entertainment. He was instrumental in shaping many of Blizzard's game universes, most notably on World of Warcraft as well as collaborating on the film released this summer (he even had a small cameo as a perfume vendor).
From cinematics to novelizations to art, he left his mark shaping the stories of Blizzard's games.
The Most Popular Pages on Wowhead for Legion's Launch - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:10:23 -0500 Expansion launch week is a busy time at Wowhead so we wanted to provide a glimpse into what types of things are trending on the site! Rankings have been taken from Google Analytics from August 29th onwards.
The top guides on the site at launch were the Classes Landing Page, Guide to Artifact Weapons by jjanchan, and Legion Class Hall Missions Guide by tritox. As more players hit 110, the Comprehensive Suramar Guide has moved to the top.
Legion Exploration: Our Favorite Details in Each Zone - Sun, 11 Sep 2016 13:12:32 -0500 While there is plenty to do at 110 in Legion, let's take a step back to appreciate the little details that went into building the world and contributing to the distinctive atmosphere of the Broken Isles. Players have banded together to solve complex exploration puzzles like the Long-Forgotten Hippogryph and Kosumoth the Hungering, but if you just take a few minutes of your time to look around while questing, you can find some enriching details too!