Command Center and Nether Disruptor Active on US Realms - Sun, 16 Apr 2017 12:48:39 -0500 Construction of the Command Center and Nether Disruptor drastically sped up last night, and both buildings are active as of 1:30 pm EST on US realms. These buildings have more powerful buffs than last time - Worthy Champions and Netherstorm - and the Command Center has also received hotfixes since the first time it was up!
This is a great time to work on Armies of Legionfall Reputation as the World Boss provides 500 reputation and the Dungeon World Quest provides 250 reputation.
Chromie Questline in Patch 7.2.5 - Early Dialogue Preview - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 22:57:36 -0500 In Patch 7.2.5, we'll go on an epic questline with Chromie! Blizzard's early 7.2.5 notes describe this as "An epic, time-twisting questline involving everyone’s favorite walking paradox: Chromie!"
We've pieced together an early look at this questline through datamined dialogue and there are some interesting lore tidbits! If you're not familiar with Chromie, she is the bronze dragon Chronormu in female gnome form.
Patch 7.2 Catch-Up Tips for Returning 110s and Alts - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 16:19:14 -0500 If you're returning to WoW after a break, it may feel overwhelming with all the rapid-fire patches and new developments. However Patch 7.2 has made some parts of the game easier to catch-up on, so we've rounded up frequently asked questions for alts!
How do I get Artifact Knowledge Quickly?
In Patch 7.2, players can reach Artifact Knowledge 26 very quickly - in one day if they have enough Order Resources.
Go from 1-25 with the repeatable quest Knowledge is Power.
Deadmines Pet Battle Dungeon Preview - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 08:04:27 -0500 The second Pet Battle Dungeon has been introduced on the Patch 7.2.5 PTR, this time it's The Deadmines! Everyone's favourite Defias pirate-infested instance is also home to parrots, rats, and other pets! This dungeon has 9 fights, as opposed to the Wailing Caverns' 11 and has a challenge mode as well (Pet Battle Challenge: Deadmines). This also has a strange continuation to the Shadow Figure dialogue from the Wailing Caverns Pet Battle Dungeon. Just what are these Shadowy Figures up to?
Holidays in Patch 7.2.5: Timewalking Raids, Moonkin Festival, Holiday Transmog - Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:06:48 -0500 Patch 7.2.5 introduces many micro-holidays, Black Temple Timewalking, and huge transmog news - holiday items can now be transmoggable during their respective holidays. In this post, we're breaking down what we've found in the data for Black Temple Timewalking, additional Timewalking bosses, the Moonkin Festival, WoW's 13th Anniversary, new holiday transmog items, and the Auction House Dance Studio.
Earlier today, we also previewed the Trial of Style Transmog Competition.
When you enter the tournament, you join a party with 5 other players and you are all given 2 minutes to create a mog around a certain theme, using items already in your wardrobe. You can even change your character's appearance to match your new mog. There's no cheating in advance as the other contestants are dressed in smocks to hide their transmogs.
7.2.5 PTR for April 13 - Patch Notes, New Wisp Model, Class Changes - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:54:22 -0500 Following yesterday's short PTR notes and data updates, Blizzard has posted extensive patch notes for the 7.2.5 PTR and Wowhead has datamined many more things! Also check out our earlier datamined preview of the Dance Party decorations.
The notes cover the Black Temple Timewalking raid, more detailed changes for specs including Outlaw, Subtlety, Destruction, and Brewmaster, and the inclusion of transmoggable holiday items in the appearance tab!
Mage Tower Now Live - Artifact Challenges and Power Overwhelming - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:34:42 -0500 The Mage Tower Building is now active on both NA and EU realms for the second time! Players that have unlocked the new set of Empowered Artifact Traits (Power Unbound) can work on solo challenges for a new Artifact Appearance. Help other players out and share your Artifact Challenge tips on our quest pages!
The Mage Tower unlocks the Fel Treasures perk, which always provides the following benefits when the building is active:
While this was included in Blizzard's 7.2.5 PTR Patch Notes, it almost sounded too good to be true. So we've pieced together all of the dance studio decorations included in the PTR data to give you a taste of what is to come. (Click on the images to enlarge them.
Hunter Pet Hidden Tame Updates - Fenryr, Gon, Lost Spectral Gryphon - Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:23:24 -0500 With the Riddler's Mind-Worm Mount solved, the community has turned their attention to hidden hunter pet tames! Lost Spectral Gryphon and Gon were solved today, and Fenryr was tamed a few days ago - but was recently hotfixed to provide more of a challenge.
Check out the Secret Finding Discord and the Petopia Forums to join in the fun! Thank you to the players who have shared their findings on Wowhead.