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Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 17th and PvP Reward Distribution - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:06:19 -0600
With the opening of the Nighthold raid, Blizzard has implemented many class tuning changes, as well as a reduction of materials needed to craft Tome of the Tranquil Mind and Codex of the Tranquil Mind. Mythic Emerald Nightmare is also now eligible for cross-realm raid groups.

As part of our database updates to account for hotfixed spells and accurate values, we also datamined a few new quests including:

The Eye of Aman'thul as a followup to The Nighthold:

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Nighthold Raid Survival Guide - Normal and Heroic Open This Week - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:04:08 -0600
The Nighthold Raid Survival Guide

The Nighthold is Legion's third raid, opening on January 17th on US realms and January 18th on EU realms. Here is our overview of The Nighthold Raid, with links to strategy guides, information on rewards, when each boss is available, and more!

Edit: the Nighthold Raid Cinematic is now up, click here to view it! Major spoilers.

Humongris is also up as this week's World Boss and the Northrend Timewalking Dungeon Event is this week's Bonus Event.

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The Nighthold Raid Cinematic (Spoilers) - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:03:08 -0600
At the end of the Nighthold raid following the defeat of Gul'dan, players experience an epic cinematic. Major spoilers ahead.

This cinematic ties up threads seen in pasts quests like A Falling Star, Bringer of the Light, Light's Charge, The Nighthold, The Hunt for Illidan Stormrage, Soul Prism of the Illidari, Trial of Valor: The Once and Future Lord of Shadows. We have also added versions in Russian, German, and French.

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Nighthold Raid Strategy Guides for All Bosses - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:28:26 -0600
Nighthold opens the week of January 17th and the team at Wowhead has been preparing by publishing guides to all topics, like the Nighthold Loot Guide and Transmog Weapon Pairings for Mythic Nighthold Gear.

Nighthold Strategy Guides

Our raid strategy guides are now all live, which cover each boss' abilities, trash, loot, and phase strategies in detail.

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Return of the Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:56:24 -0600
The Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza has returned with Patch 7.1.5! EU players on Wowhead and Reddit have been leaving details.

With the return of the tournament, players can once again complete Accomplished Angler and acquire the title.

Tournament Basics

The fishing tournament spawns as a region-wide World Quest - fly into Stranglethorn to auto-accept it. This starts on US realms at 2pm PST.

The basics of the fishing tournament are quite similar to the past.

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Transmog Weapon Suggestions for Mythic Tier 19 Armor Sets - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:30:50 -0600
With the release of the Nighthold Raid on January 17th, and Mythic opening up on January 24th, we've got some suggestions for weapon transmogs to go with the Mythic Tier 19 sets - looks you can finally complete thanks to the release of this raid! These Mythic sets have extra details to set them apart from the tier sets found on LFR, Normal, and Heroic.

Please feel free to leave some comments with other suggestions, as well as transmogs for the recolors or lookalikes of this tier!

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Patch 7.1.5 Upcoming Class Tuning Hotfixes - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:55:37 -0600
Blizzard has been posting hotfixes regularly since Patch 7.1.5 went live, but there haven't been a lot of meaty class changes yet. However we've gotten quite a list of class changes tonight, which will be going live during the next weekly restarts. These hotfixes are now live on US realms and our database pages (spells, items, etc) are updated.

Hotfixes not included in the notes include a change to Codex of the Tranquil Mind and Tome of the Tranquil Mind:

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Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 13th - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:55:13 -0600
Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 13th are up, including disabling the ability Burn outside of The Sunwell.

Brawler’s Guild

Strange Thing is now immune to knockback.

Fixed a bug preventing the Thwack U encounter from ending properly.

Demon Hunter

Metamorphosis (Vengeance) will properly reset its cooldown after a raid encounter ends


Ranger's Net will no longer proc Sephuz's Secret on a target that is immune to Roots.

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All The Mage Class and Legendary Changes in Patch 7.1.5 - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:10:16 -0600
With Patch 7.1.5 just released, we're having Wowhead Mage Guide writer Malon analyze all of the Arcane, Fire, and Frost changes in the patch. Check out his updated Arcane, Fire, and Frost guides on Wowhead!

The updated spec guides on Wowhead also include an overview of what's changed in 7.1.5 and our Demon Hunter guide authors have also written a similar in-depth post to 7.1.5 Havoc and Vengeance changes.


Patch 7.1.5 brings a variety of buffs and nerfs to the Mage class.

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Patch 7.1.5 Developer Q&A with Paul Kubit Liveblog, Legendary Source Clarifications - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:51:22 -0600
We will be liveblogging the 7.1.5 Developer Q&A with Paul Kubit; topics will include the Brawler's Guild, Micro-Holidays, Professions, and Timewalking. For more details on the new patch, check out our Survival Guide.

Patch 7.1.5 Developer Q&A with Paul Kubit

Watch live video from Warcraft on

What follows will be a summary, not exact transcript, of the information discussed in the Q&A. Please listen to the VoD for exact wording.

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Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 11th - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:43:25 -0600
Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 11th include a bugfix for Druid Travel Form not granting enough movement speed, Chi Orb and Crosswinds granting too much damage when Storm, Earth, and Fire was active, and too many adds spawning during Phase 3 of Mythic Helya.

For other recent Blizzard posts, check out January 10th Hotfixes and Upgrading Legendaries to ilvl 940 with Nighthold. Be the first to get news updates with our Discord Webhook!

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Upgrade Legendaries to 940 When Nighthold Opens and New Duskwood Spirit Beast - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:32:03 -0600
Today's WoW news includes information about upgrading legendaries and the introduction of a new Spirit Beast for hunters to tame.

940 Legendary Upgrades

Blizzard has clarified when players will be able to upgrade legendaries to ilvl 940; it will be when Nighthold opens. Players with at least one legendary will be able to pick up the quest Touch of a Titan and collect 50 Essence of Aman'Thul from Nighthold Raid Bosses, Mythic Keystone caches, Emissary bags, and PvP Weekly Quests.

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