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Tribute to BlizzCon Costume Contest Winner Kazplay in Battle for Azeroth - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:00:18 -0500
Kazplay, the winner of the BlizzCon 2017 Costume Contest, has been honored in-game along with her Hogger costume in Battle for Azeroth!

Kazplay dressed up as the fearsome Hogger, first seen in Elwynn Forest and later in the Stormwind Stockades. In Battle for Azeroth, the Horde breaks into the Stockades and you will find a crumpled Hogger "Costume" next to Kazul in a cage. Seems like her costume was a bit too realistic so the guards locked her up!

Look, it's just a costume! See? Feel it!

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Azerite Data for Build 26433 - Item Levels, Knowledge, Power Per Tier - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:55:09 -0500
The Heart of Azeroth system has several more data components added recently. These cover the item level of your Heart of Azeroth neck at every Azerite level, the Azerite Knowledge catch-up system, and how much Azerite is needed to reach the next level.

Learn more about the Heart of Azeroth in our guide and 26433 updates, including Azerite Power configurations on every item page!

Note that some of these levels, especially the higher ones, may be unused and not obtainable by players.

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Dark Iron Dwarf Mounts - Battle for Azeroth Mount Preview - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:54:22 -0500
Today's Battle for Azeroth mount preview covers Dark Iron Dwarf mounts--the Dark Iron Core Hound and Darkforge Ram. The first mount is awarded to players that complete the recruitment scenario for Dark Iron Dwarves and the second mount is for Dark Iron Paladins.

Check out some of the animations below in our video, or click on the "View in Model Viewer" option to preview all available animations.

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Esports Blue Posts - Arena Esports in Australia, Skyline. D Wins China MDI - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:54:26 -0500
The latest WoW esports news includes the results of the China MDI and updates to the APAC arena tournament!

World of Warcraft Arena Esports Levels Up in Australia and New Zealand

Australia will host the APAC regional finals this year and there will be four qualifying cups over two months. Interested in Arena PvP? Check out our Arena PvP Guides by pro players.

Blizzard

The 2017 season was a phenomenal year for Australian and New Zealand World of Warcraft Arena esports fans.

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Battle for Azeroth Alpha Preview: In-game Communities - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 21:58:02 -0500
Last week's alpha build added new assets to the game that are highly expected by many: in-game community assets! As previewed during BlizzCon, starting in Battle for Azeroth, WoW will support both same realm and cross realm communities, as an extension of the guild system. Your first community, when the system launches, will be your guild at the time.

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Method Jdotb Q&A #7 - Weekly Affix Advice, Tyrannical Shade of Xavius - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:38:45 -0500
Our latest Q&A with Method Jdotb is now live which includes advice on Tyrannical Shade of Xavius, the idea of random affixes, M+ in BFA and more!

Check out our previous Q&As with Jdotb: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

Method Jdotb Q&A #7

What would you think about affixes not being assigned weekly, but rather be generated by RNG each time you join a new dungeon?

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Battle for Azeroth - Stromgarde Warfronts Testing - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:53:36 -0500
Warfronts is a large feature planned for Battle for Azeroth and a test is happening today on the Alpha. This will be the first time that players will be able to test Warfronts since the announcement of the feature at last year's Blizzcon.

Map and Objectives

Players start on the north side of the map in an airship and must parachute down into the first area. Opening the map will show you the Warfront UI and all the possible objectives and rewards.

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New Events in WoW for April 17: Legion Dungeon Event, Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:57:13 -0500
New World of Warcraft Legion Events for the week of April 17 includes the Legion Dungeon Event, Gravity Lapse PvP Brawl, new Mythic+ Affixes and new World Bosses.

For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xu'rios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the Today in Broken Isles section of Wowhead's front page.

Mythic+ Affixes

This week's Mythic+ Affixes are Bolstering, Skittish, Fortified.

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Battle for Azeroth Community Opinions: Class Changes and State of Monks - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:55:21 -0500
Welcome back to the Battle for Azeroth Community Opinions series. This series will span the Battle for Azeroth Alpha and will cover multiple topics. We will focus on a specific topic every week and for this week, we've decided to delve into the Monk specs!

We've invited some members of the community to give their thoughts and opinions on the current state of the Monk specs on Alpha including, but not limited to some of the following topics:

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Returning Player Guides - If You Quit During The Burning Crusade - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:44:08 -0500
With Battle for Azeroth looming around the corner, there are many old players that get motivated to play World of Warcraft again, but, as we know, WoW is a game with constant change over the years, being pretty difficult for a player that quit the game long ago to return.

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Voice Chat Available for Testing on Battle for Azeroth Alpha - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:50:14 -0500
Over the years, Blizzard has slowly introduced their Battle.net Voice Chat system in their games. Battle for Azeroth seems to be the expansion that will bring that technology to World of Warcraft!

Official Test Announcement

Voice chat in the Battle For Azeroth Alpha is now enabled and ready for early testing and feedback.

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Underrot Crawg Harness - Battle for Azeroth Mount Preview - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:56:46 -0500
Today's Battle for Azeroth mount preview is the Underrot Crawg Harness. This mount drops from the Unbound Abomination, the final boss of The Underrot Dungeon, or from the cache after completing the dungeon on Mythic+ difficulty.

Check out some of the animations below in our video, or click on the "View in Model Viewer" option to preview all available animations.

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Wowhead's Artist's Corner and Giveaway - Naariel - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:37:59 -0500
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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Mage Tower Now Active Again on EU Realms - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:34:00 -0500
The Mage Tower Building is now active again on EU realms! Players that have at least 35 traits on their Artifact (Power Unbound) can work on solo challenges for an Artifact Appearance. We have guides to beating the challenges for all 36 specs as well as detailed comments on all challenge quest pages.

The Artifact Appearances from the Mage Tower will not be obtainable after Legion, so we are publishing articles reminding players when this building is up as Legion draws to an end.

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The Impact of the "Hall of Fame" Raid Achievements in Battle for Azeroth - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 08:38:01 -0500
Recent Battle for Azeroth Alpha builds have altered how guilds receive prestigious Feats of Strength for kills. in Battle for Azeroth, instead of receiving a Feat of Strength for the Realm First Kill, players in the top 100 guilds per faction will receive a special Feat of Strength and title. In light of those changes, using data graciously provided by Raider.io, we will analyze how would those changes impact rewards for the current tier and the possible motivation behind them.

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Mythic Dungeon Invitational 2018 Group Stage: China Day 2 - Sat, 14 Apr 2018 20:40:57 -0500
The Group Stage of the 2018 MDI continues with on Day 2 of the China Regionals. You can check more details about this stage in the official announcement below.

The Regionals takes place on the tournament realm. To see what trinkets, legendaries, gear and other items are available, check out our Tournament Realm preview.

Bracket

Raider.io is keeping live brackets of the Group Stage on their website. Click here to check them out.

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Teldrassil Hippogryph - Battle for Azeroth Mount Preview - Sat, 14 Apr 2018 17:27:42 -0500
Today's Battle for Azeroth mount preview is the Teldrassil Hippogryph! This is likely a pre-patch mount related to the Burning of Teldrassil, as there is an equivalent Horde mount, Undercity Plaguebat, which references the Battle for Lordaeron.

Check out some of the animations below in our video, or click on the "View in Model Viewer" option to preview all available animations.

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WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up: Remote Auction House, Preparing for Battle for Azeroth, Goblin Impacts & Boosted Character Tips - Sat, 14 Apr 2018 10:17:43 -0500
WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up
Welcome to the thirty-fifth edition of the WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-up! In this edition we're taking a look at how the community is preparing for Battle for Azeroth, Blue posts on the Remote Auction House retirement, how markets are impacted by goblins sharing their info and how to get started with gold-making on a freshly boosted 110 character.

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Battle for Lordaeron - Alliance and Horde Scenarios (Spoilers) - Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:35:30 -0500
The Battle for Lordaeron scenarios, content coming in the 8.0 pre-patch, are now available to preview on the Battle for Azeroth alpha. While some key cinematics were withheld from players, we could play through most of the scenario and witness the plot first-hand.

Story spoilers.

While the exact details and character motivations of the story are unknown, we know the Horde launches an attack on Teldrassil, successfully burning the world tree. The Alliance then retaliates on Lordaeron.

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Azerite Calculators and Powers Updated for Battle for Azeroth Build 26433 - Sat, 14 Apr 2018 00:01:32 -0500
Battle for Azeroth build 26433 has added Azerite Powers to hundreds of new items, which you can preview in Wowhead's BFA database. This build also added new Azerite Powers including some interesting ones likely from dungeon gear!

List of datamining coverage for 26433:

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Item Highlights for 26433 - Heritage Armor in Dressing Room, Dungeon Mounts and Pets - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:45:56 -0500
Wowhead's Battle for Azeroth database is now updated for build 26433 which includes Dark Iron Dwarf and Mag'har Orc Heritage Armor, Dungeon Mounts, pets, toys and more! Here are some notable highlights we found.

Click here to see everything added in the build

Please note: All items are currently showing as grey quality on the site and we're currently working on a fix.

Dark Iron Dwarf Heritage Armor

The Dark Iron Dwarf Heritage Armor has been added in this build.

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Broadcast Text for 26433 - Lordaeron, Lilian Voss, Tandred Proudmoore (Spoilers) - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:15:16 -0500
Datamined broadcast text for 26433 involves Lordaeron, Lilian Voss, and Tandred Proudmoore. Possible story spoilers.

List of datamining coverage for 26433:

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Battle for Azeroth Build 26433 Class Changes - Blood DK Talents - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 21:17:44 -0500
We're continuing our Build 26433 coverage with class changes! Blood DKs have many talent changes in this build.

List of datamining coverage for 26433:

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Kul Tiran Druid Bear Form - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:17:44 -0500
Kul Tiran Humans are getting a special Druid Bear Form! Before the Kul Tiran Allied Race was officially announced, we speculated on the possibility of Kul Tiran Druids.

Edit: April 13th added animations for Kul Tiran Bear Form! Check them out with the model viewer buttons.

This is the first Kul Tiran Druid form that we've seen (since posting, we've also gotten cat form). As a reminder, the Zandalari Troll Allied Race recently got pretty epic Dinosaur Druid Forms.

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