Netherlight Crucible and Relic Customization in Patch 7.3 - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 21:25:11 -0500 The Netherlight Crucible provides additional relic and artifact customization in Patch 7.3. Here is our early look at the new artifact talent tiers, how to unlock the crucible, and the Light and Shadow abilities.
Don't forget that Artifact Knowledge is receiving big changes in Patch 7.3 as well.
Note this is a very early 7.3 PTR preview and details are subject to change.
Unlocking the Crucible
To unlock the crucible, players must complete all of the quests in Krokuun and Mac'Aree.
Patch 7.3 PTR Voice Over for Build 24608 - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:05:47 -0500 The latest 7.3 PTR build added many voice over files (spoilers). To learn more about these voice over files, check out our Patch 7.3 Dialogue Transcript and Analyzing Antorus, the Burning Throne dialogue.
Blizzard July 17HotfixesDungeons and Raids Upper Return to Karazhan Shade of Medivh The impact damage of Inferno Bolt has been reduced by 25% in Mythic difficulty. Mana Devourer Energy Discharge now deals 20% less damage in Heroic and Mythic difficulties.
According to the IGN article, Chronicle Volume 3 will cover events "that shaped the modern history of Azeroth and delves into the backstories of Arthas Menethil, Illidan Stormrage, Jaina Proudmoore, and other iconic World of Warcraft characters.
Missions, Champion Equipment, and Quests for Troops in Patch 7.3 - Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:55:01 -0500 Patch 7.3 introduces new catch-up missions, champion item level boosts, and new powerful troops. Here's our early preview of what to expect; to catch up on the current champions, troops, and abilities in 7.2.5 please read the Legion Class Hall Mission Guide.
Note: as there are mentions of 7.3 quests and missions, there may be spoilers for people interested in the 7.3 story.
New quests for missions were implemented in the most recent PTR build.
Wowhead's Artist's Corner and Giveaway - Cally Kari Shokka - Sun, 16 Jul 2017 15:33:35 -0500 Welcome to a new article series that we at Wowhead are trying out! Here at Wowhead we love art, every and all forms of it - drawing, painting, sculpting, woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, papercrafting, badge making, everything under the sun.
In an effort to share with you all what we love what our wonderful community does we are trying out what we like to call "Wowhead's Artist's Corner"! About once a month we will feature an artist and their craft.
Wowhead Weekly has returned now that Perc is finished moving and has a new mic/office setup! Wowhead Weekly is a World of Warcraft podcast with Wowhead Site Manager Perculia and Video Manager TradeChat where all the recent Blizzard news and Wowhead developments are discussed.
Black Temple Timewalking: Weapons Transmogrification Spotlight - Sat, 15 Jul 2017 14:44:45 -0500 Continuing with our look at Black Temple Transmog during Black Temple Timewalking Week, we are highlighting the iconic weapons from the raid! In addition to dropping from normal Black Temple, players have a chance to pick up an ilvl 900 version of these items via Black Temple Timewalking.
Every weapon page on Wowhead has a "Transmogrified With" tab that lists popular transmog pairings from the Armory.
As this is a PTR post, general spoiler warning that it will reveal upcoming parts of the storyline.
To learn more about the Argus storyline, check out our Argus Part 1 Playthrough, Argus Part 2 Playthrough, Analysis of the Antorus, The Burning Throne Dialogue and Patch 7.3 Datamined NPC Dialogue articles.
Back to the Conservatory
We Have a Problem - Travel to the Conservatory of the Arcane.
Upcoming 7.3 Changes to Frost Death Knight - Fri, 14 Jul 2017 19:31:21 -0500 Sigma has posted a large summary of changes that will be occurring in 7.3 for Frost Death Knights which includes changes to the Talent system and damage buffs to move away from the overpowering Breath of Sindragosa talent.
Blizzard The next PTR build should have a round of changes aimed at addressing various concerns with Frost. The major issues we're focused on are:
The spec is too dominated by Breath of Sindragosa (which has knock-on effects on talent choice throughout the tree).
Argus Zone Video Preview - Krokuun and Mac'Aree - Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:40:47 -0500 Argus is a sprawling new planet to explore in Patch 7.3, with three major sections and epic storylines. In today's video series, we'll explore the open areas: Krokuun, Vindicaar Ship, and Mac'Aree.
Later in the 7.3 PTR, more areas will be open for testing including Stygian Wake, the raid Antorus, the Burning Throne, and dungeon The Seat of the Triumvirate.
Argus was the home planet of the eredar, led by Velen, Kil'jaeden, and Archimonde.
Black Temple Timewalking: Tier 6 Armor Transmogrification Spotlight - Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:42:44 -0500 Tier 6 Armor Sets from Black Temple are some of the most iconic sets in the game. They're quite popular for transmogrification, and now during Black Temple Timewalking Week, you may pick some of these pieces up: chests from Illidan Stormrage, shoulders from Mother Shahraz, and legs from the Illidari Council.
Many of the Tier 20 Tomb of Sargeras armor sets were based on these Tier 6 appearances. In this article, we've highlighted the Tier 6 and Tier 20 sets, as well as weapon suggestions.
Questing Through Mac'Aree on Argus Patch 7.3 - Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:30:42 -0500 The second questing zone in Patch 7.3 has opened for testing - Mac'Aree, the Jewel of Argus. We have previewed the early part of this new content, from completing a new Invasion Rift through retrieving the Sigil of Conservancy, one of the items needed to power the Crown of the Triumvirate.
Due to zone bugs, we could not preview the entire zone; we'll be aiming to film a preview of the Crest of Knowledge quests in the near future.
Black Temple Spotlight: Original Raid Attunement - Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:19:03 -0500 Since it's Black Temple Timewalking week, we're highlighting fun details from this raid throughout the week. Check out our Black Temple Timewalking Strategy Guide if you need tips clearing the instance!
Today we are looking at the old attunement process to enter Black Temple. Completing A Distraction for Akama prior to Wrath of the Lich King awarded the title.