Speculation on the Expansion Launch Date for Battle for Azeroth - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:49:51 -0600 Battle for Azeroth was just revealed and people are curious when it will launch. When the expansion-related novel Before the Storm was delayed, we wondered if it was tied to the expansion. Here's a look at the content schedule throughout Legion and our educated guesses on a timeline for Battle for Azeroth.
Note: this is just speculation, nothing is official. We're putting on our tinfoil hats!
Eonar Antorus Raid Boss Preview with FatbossTV - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:37:36 -0600 Antorus the Burning Throne, Legion's 5th raid, opens on November 28th. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of Antorus, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.
Today's boss preview is Essence of Eonar.
During the Essence of Eonar encounter, players will have to protect Eonar's soul from waves of the Legion pouring in from all directions.
The finals for the second Tespa Great Collegiate Dungeon Race were held over the weekend, pitting the top university teams against each other for a share in $20,000 of scholarship money. Check out our recap for an overview of the final two days of the broadcast.
All matches were a Best of Three series, except for the Grand Final which was a Best of Five series.
Liveblog of the November 16 Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:37:14 -0600 Game Director Ion Hazzikostas is back with another developer Q&A and answering questions about the Antorus raid, Patch 7.3.5, the announced features at BlizzCon 2017 and more! We'll be liveblogging all the answers from the Q&A and highlighting any important questions and answers from the stream.
The Q&A is now over and the VoD can be seen below.
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A new piece of information revealed was that the color variants for the Mage Tower can be acquired after Legion. So you can run your rated battlegrounds, get the heroic Kil'jaeden kill, and clear all Legion dungeons at your own pace:
Class Balance Discussion for Classic WoW Servers - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:15:33 -0600 Blizzard Community Managers Ythisens and Ornyx joined in a lively discussion on class/spec balance for upcoming Classic WoW servers. Some players are in favor of keeping an accurate classic experience, while other players would prefer some class balance to offset the "hybrid tax" and improve unplayable specs.
By weighing in on the discussion, Ythisens and Ornyx revealed just how early Classic WoW development is--questions such as class balance are still up in the air.
In an article posted today, Gameinformer notes that Ion Hazzikostas mentioned that traditional tier sets are not currently planned to be in Battle for Azeroth. In place, gear will be more heavily themed from the place where it drops.
Interview with ABC's Alec at the 2017 Arena World Championship - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:10:49 -0600 After the conclusion of the 2017 Arena World Championship, Dderserei had the opportunity to interview Alec, the captain of the winning team ABC. Alec is a veteran of the World of Warcraft PvP scene and is one of the most notable Mages in the world.
Check out the 2017 Arena World Championship Recap to learn about key matches at BlizzCon!
Q: Firstly congatulations on your win and continuing the EU tradition of winning BlizzCon, it must feel pretty amazing!
Upcoming Changes to World PvP in This Week's Maintenance - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:11:49 -0600 Starting tomorrow on US realms and Wednesday on EU realms, some new World PvP Hotfixes will be applied to reduced the damage in World PvP situations including the burst damage from legendaries and trinkets.
With this week's maintenance, we'll be applying some hotfixes intended to slow down damage in world PvP:
Wrath of the Lich King and Warlords of Draenor Launch Anniversaries - Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:25:40 -0600 Today marks the anniversary of two WoW expansions: Wrath of the Lich King and Warlords of Draenor. Wrath turns nine and Warlords turns three! We thought it would be fun to compare both expansions and what features were available at launch.
Don't forget Northrend Timewalking Dungeon Event is still going on for a day so you can relive some Wrath nostalgia.
Wrath of the Lich King launched on November 13th, 2008.
Portal Keeper Hasabel Raid Preview with FatbossTV - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:23:16 -0600 Antorus the Burning Throne, Legion's 5th raid, opens on November 28th. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of Antorus, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.
During the Portal Keeper Hasabel encounter, players will have to deal with a large number of summoned monsters from other worlds before taking down Portal Keeper Hasabel herself.