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Star Wars References in WoW and City Guards Have Lightsabers For The Last Jedi - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:44:30 -0600
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens this weekend and Azeroth is filled with references to this galaxy far, far away. In this post, we've rounded up some of the fun Star Wars references in Warcraft like lightsaber transmogs--let us know in the comments if you've found more!

Back when Blizzard added lightsabers to city guards for The Force Awakens, TradeChat made a video highlighting the popular Star Wars references in WoW:

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Encrypted World of Warcraft Alpha CDN Added to Battle.net App Catalog Files - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:44:32 -0600
Blizzard has just added the Encrypted World of Warcraft Alpha CDN to Battle.net App Catalog files. The current client version is 8.0.1 / Build Number 25703 (source).

This doesn't signify that anything is playable, it's just another noticeable step in the development process. When do you think a playable Battle for Azeroth alpha will be?

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Mythic+ Combat Resurrection Change on the 7.3.5 PTR - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:39:34 -0600
In an interview with Forbes two months ago, Morgan Day announced they were looking at how combat resurrections function in Mythic+ Dungeons. Now on the 7.3.5 PTR, combat resurrections are a shared resource in Mythic+ Dungeons.

Naesam first noticed the changes on the PTR and we decided to investigate the changes as well.

Here is what we found out:

Combat resurrections are now a shared resource across the entire party.

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Allied Race Character Creation Screen Requirements - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:14:08 -0600
While Allied Races cannot be created on the 7.3.5 PTR, there's been a ton of datamining pointing to this feature being far along in development--character customization, voice over lines for flirts and emotes, heritage armor, and dialogue for the scenarios.

We dug a bit more into the Interface/GlueXML/CharacterCreate.lua file to see if code was present for creating an Allied Race on the character screen, and if so, what was the logic used to determine who was eligible to make an Allied Race.

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Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes for December 14 - Pantheon's Blessing Now Stacks - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:38:16 -0600
December 14th hotfixes include stackable Pantheon's Blessing, the item needed to upgrade Argus Pantheon trinkets.

Blizzard
Classes

Hunter

Tame Beast will no longer trigger trinket procs, such as Caged Horror.

Dungeons and Raids

Throne of Thunder

Jin'rokh the Breaker

Resolved an issue that caused Jin'rokh's Focused Lightning to move faster than intended.

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Mythic Antorus Progression Update - Exorsus World 2nd and Antorus Difficulty - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:49:46 -0600
A little over 25 hours after Method's World First Kill, Exorsus has defeated Argus the Unmaker and claimed the 2nd place in the Antorus Mythic Race! Congratulations to them!

Mythic Argus the Unmaker World Firsts

Killshot

Raid Composition

Courtesy of Raider.io

Progression Updates

Meanwhile, there are now 18 guilds currently progressing on Mythic Argus the Unmaker, with 10 new kills happening since Monday.

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This week in WoW History: Micro Holidays, Maraudon, Feast of Winter Veil - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:22:17 -0600
Hey everyone, and welcome to another bit of WoW History! Every week, we look down at important events that happened in WoW (or Blizzard!) for that week.

How's everyone preparing for Christmas? As we approach the holidays, we check out a few Micro Holidays and the Holiday that started all holidays in WoW, the Feast of Winter Veil!

2016

December 12th, 2016

On this day, 2 micro-holidays were uncovered on the PTR: Un'Goro Madness and Glowcap Festival!

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Highmountain Tauren Allied Race Tattoo Customization Options - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:32:26 -0600
The Highmountain Tauren, an Allied Race in Battle for Azeroth, received tattoo customization options in 7.3.5 PTR Build 25678. Both Male and Female Highmountain Tauren now have a variety of tattoo styles and colors!

All of these tattoo options are now available in Wowhead's Dressing Room, along with the other Allied Race Customization Options.

Highmountain Tauren Male in Dressing Room

Highmountain Tauren Female in Dressing Room

More Highmoutain Tauren Allied Race Coverage:

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More Details on Ulduar in Patch 7.3.5 - Loot, Transmog and Mounts - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:05:49 -0600
We previously covered some preliminary changes to Ulduar on the 7.3.5 PTR but Vills from the Achievements Discord has now tested the new version of Ulduar and provided us with their findings and more information.

Vills, an event host form the Achievements Discord tested the new version of Ulduar, called Ulduar (Normal) and noticed the following changes. Keep in mind, all changes on the PTR are not final and are subject to change and Vills posted a copy of his findings on the official forums.

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Method Achieves World First Mythic Argus - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:23:15 -0600
Method has defeated Argus the Unmaker on Mythic Difficulty after almost a week of progress on him. The kill happened at the start of the second week of Mythic Antorus. Killing Argus the Unmaker on Mythic difficulty rewards the achievement Mythic: Argus the Unmaker and the title ! Congratulations to them!

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7.3.5 PTR - New Faction Specific Silithus Questline - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:48:08 -0600
A new questline is available on the 7.3.5 PTR which has some differences for Alliance and Horde characters. This questline takes you to Silithus and continues the current story and how it leads into the next expansion, Battle for Azeroth.

There are two different quest chains involving major Lore NPCs. Some of the quests overlap between factions, but there are some faction-specific quests which ask to harm the operations of the opposing faction.

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7.3.5 PTR 25678 Database Updates - Quests, NPCs, Items - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:05:34 -0600
Following 7.3.5 PTR Build 25678, we've continued to update the database with more items, as well as all quests and NPCs from the 7.3.5 PTR.

Click here for all of today's database additions!

Earlier today, before the latest build, we got our initial database up, which included Heritage Armor in the modelviewer, Ulduar achievements, and Allied Racials.

Trial of Style

Three Trial of Style decorations have been added:

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7.3.5 PTR Build 25678 Highlights - Postmaster Title, Trial of Style, Rich Illusion Dust - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:09:06 -0600
A new 7.3.5 PTR build is on its way! Earlier today, we also got our 7.3.5 PTR database live, with many new spells, items, and achievements including Heritage Armor in the Dressing Room.

Gallywix has an updated model in 7.3.5. Looks like his cane is now made of Azerite...nothing bad will happen, right?

Tabard models were also added for Lightforged Draenei and Highmountain Tauren.

Previously we datamined tabard models for Void Elves and Nightborne.

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7.3.5 PTR Database Up - Heritage Armor, Allied Racials, Mounts, Ulduar Achievements - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:59:31 -0600
Wowhead's 7.3.5 PTR database is now live, featuring new items, spells, and achievements including Allied Racials, Heritage Armor in the Dressing Room, and Call of the Scarab mounts. We've highlighted the important links and topics below for you to browse!

Due to massive file format changes on Blizzard's end, the database went up later than usual and we thank you for your patience.

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Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes for December 12 - Antorus Bug Fixes - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:13:33 -0600
Today's hotfixes include some fixes to Antorus encounters, including an important change to Mythic Varimathras that breaks the most common strategy to the encounter.

Blizzard

December 12Classes

Demon Hunter

Vengeance Demon Hunters now correctly generate Pain when damaged by certain abilities.

Dungeons and Raids

Seat of the Triumvirate

Players may now complete Seat of the Triumvirate: The Crest of Knowledge while in a raid group.

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New Events in WoW for December 12: Arena Skirmish Event, Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:00:27 -0600
New World of Warcraft Legion Events for the week of December 12 includes the Arena Skirmish Event, the Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl, new Mythic+ Affixes and new World Bosses.

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 Wowhead's front page.

Antorus Coming Soon

Antorus, the Burning Throne Mythic and LFR Light's Breach opened last week.

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Mythic Antorus Race - End of Week 1: Aggramar Kill Videos - Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:54:00 -0600
Mythic Antorus has now been out for almost a full week and it's looking more likely that Argus may survive the reset. In addition, since more guilds have now killed Aggramar, we now have kill videos for the fight.

For previous Antorus Race articles, check out our recaps: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3. We also got a First Look at Mythic Argus yesterday.

Thanks to Raider.io, the World Firsts for each Mythic encounter are tracked on each strategy guide.

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Vicious War Fox Available in Patch 7.3.5 - Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:13:07 -0600
We datamined the Vicious War Fox during the 7.3 PTR but it was not added to live servers with the 7.3 Patch. The Vicious War Fox is available on the vendors on the Patch 7.3.5 PTR, which means that you'll be able to get this mount soon!

There are two mounts, one for each faction: Vicious War Fox (Alliance) and Vicious War Fox (Horde). These are available on the standard Vicious Saddle vendors, Necrolord Sipe in Stormwind or Deathguard Netharian in Orgrimmar, on the 7.3.5 PTR.

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First Look at Mythic Argus' Secret Phase - Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:30:47 -0600
Chinese guild Ji Tian Hong managed to reach Mythic Argus overnight and viewers got to take a first look at the previously unknown fight. There's a new mechanic in the first two phases, with a newly shaded third phase.

Streamer JTHMrZhou streamed their Mythic Argus progression overnight. They finally reached the third phase before going to sleep.

Phase 3 Transition

Mythic Argus has a somewhat new transition on at the end of Phase 2 on Mythic Difficulty. From the Dungeon Journal:

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Wowhead's Artist's Corner and Giveaway - Nevirra aka Megward - Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:06:55 -0600
Welcome to a new article series that we at Wowhead are trying out! Here at Wowhead we love art - drawing, painting, sculpting, woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, papercrafting, badge making, everything under the sun.

In an effort to share what our wonderful community does, we are trying out what we like to call the "Wowhead's Artist's Corner"! About once a month, we will feature an artist and their craft.

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Blizzard Weekly Roundup - Kobolds and Catacombs Release, 2018 Heroes Gameplay Update, Return to Winter Wonderland - Sat, 09 Dec 2017 20:39:04 -0600
This week's Blizzard Roundup includes the release of the latest Hearthstone expansion, a 2018 Heroes Gameplay Update and the Winter Wonderland event in Overwatch.

Kobolds and Catacombs Release

The latest Hearthstone expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs, released this week. This expansion includes some Legendary Weapons like Twig of the World Tree, Rhok'delar, Longbow of the Ancient Keepers and Aluneth. Make sure to check out all the Warcraft References in Kobolds and Catacombs.

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WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up: Winter Veil, Gold Progression, Auction House Bugs, Inflation - Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:27:58 -0600
WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up
Welcome to the eighteenth edition of the WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-up!

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.

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Allied Races Character Customization Now Available in Wowhead's Modelviewer - Sat, 09 Dec 2017 09:24:06 -0600
The Wowhead team has been working very hard on adding customizable Allied Races to the PTR Dressing Room! Void Elves, Nightborne, Lightforged Draenei, and Highmountain Tauren are now fully supported!

Customization Options:

Void Elf Male: Hair Color, Hair Style, Skin Color, Face Type, Facial Hair

Void Elf Female: Hair Color, Hair Style, Skin Color, Face Type, Earrings

Nightborne Male: Hair Color, Hair Style, Skin Color, Face Type, Tattoos

Nightborne Female:

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"Save Hati" Campaign Created on the Official Forums - Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:56:54 -0600
Player Wain has created an unusual petition on the Official Forums: to Save Hati!

But what is Hati and from what does it need to be saved from?

What is Hati?

For those unfamiliar with Titanstrike, the Beast Mastery Hunter weapon, when you unlock it, you travel to The Storm Peaks after the ancient weapon, meeting and aiding Thorim and his companion Hati in the process. However, during this mission, Hati is fatally wounded.

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