Patch 7.1 Preview: UI Improvements - Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:18:15 -0500 Patch 7.1 hit the PTR earlier this week and in addition to the major content updates like Karazhan, Suramar, and hundreds of new items, there are some UI improvements which we'll cover in this post.
Items that are ilvl upgrades are now marked with a small upwards arrow in your bag.
The flightpath map has received a few updates. It now shows icons for story quest objectives or NPCs, so you can easily see which flight will drop you off the closest.
Patch 7.1 Preview: Suramar Campaign Quests - Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:38:30 -0500 The Suramar story continues in Patch 7.1 with a nine-week quest series culminating in the Insurrection achievement and the Arcanist's Manasaber mount. This quest series is open for testing on the 7.1 PTR so we played through the entire questline! If you want to experience the Nightborne story at your own pace, be warned there are general spoilers in here.
Each part of the storyline rewards an item ranging from ilvl 830 to ilvl 850.
Emerald Nightmare Raid Guides and Preview - Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:01:35 -0500 Emerald Nightmare opens on September 20th and we have you prepared with guides to all raid-related topics! Also check out our other newspost from today on PTR updates including 7.1 raid testing and Shadowform returning for Priests!
First up we have the Emerald Nightmare Overview going over all the rewards, transmog appearances, unlock schedule, and dungeon layout. You can even get Nightmare Whelpling and Illusion: Nightmare!
BlizzCon 2016 In-Game Goodies - Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:10:22 -0500 Blizzard has revealed the 2016 In-Game BlizzCon goodies, including Alliance and Horde murloc pets in Warcraft, and Ganymede with Pepe's colors as part of the special BlizzCon Bastion skin for Overwatch! These goodies are given to ticketholders as well as Virtual Ticket attendees. We're giving away 10 Virtual Tickets in our Legion Launch Scavenger Hunt!
Mythic Keystones and Dungeons Preview - Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:57:35 -0500 s and a new level of dungeon difficulty is unlocking on September 20th. You can prep for them in advance with our Legion Dungeon Guides which have detailed information on all abilities.
Blizzard has previewed the system below, here are the highlights:
Keystones allow you to run higher-difficulty versions of Mythic+. You can keep leveling up your keystone by completing the dungeon in a certain timeframe.
Wowhead's Legion Launch Scavenger Hunt - Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:29:14 -0500 The Burning Legion is here; it's been two weeks since Legion went live. Now is the chance to show you've researched the Broken Isles and are ready to fight back!
We've teamed up with the Blizzard Gear Shop for Legion-themed prizes and a scavenger hunt to remember.
Are you prepared? Grab your Elixir of Demonslaying and double-jump around Wowhead's database if you want to win!
The contest begins on September 13, 2016 and ends on September 20th, 2016 at 11:59PM PDT.
September 13th Hotfixes - Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:21:16 -0500 The latest round of Legion hotfixes are up! Of particular note, Soul Shards now regenerate to 3 while out of combat (up from 1), and the cooldown on Colossus Smash was reduced to 30 seconds.
Shifting into Bear Form will no longer freeze resource decay for non-Guardian druids. Hunter
Barrage range will now correctly match the range of the Hunter's other abilities.