Wowhead was proud to be part of the official pin trading series for BlizzCon 2016! We had some 3,000 pins to giveaway during our Wowhead Party and during BlizzCon. The two pins are based on the Wowhead Weekly art of Perc and Panser by Jiinxi.
Some content includes the first-ever non event exclusive Murloc pet, a much sought after feature for Warlocks, and Heroes of the Storm receives it's official name! Well, what are you waiting for? Let's go!
October 16th, 2016
On this day, the Trial of Valor raid was uncovered! A preview was released with everything this instance had to offer.
Hallow's End 2017 Holiday Updates and Guide - Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:07:45 -0500 Hallow's End runs October 18th through November 1st! Learn all about the Tricky Treats, spooky loot, candy buckets, and Headless Horseman in our Hallow's End 2017 Guide.
Hallow's End is now live on NA and EU servers!
Full details in our Hallow's End Guide
New to 2017:
Naxxy is a new Undead battle pet sold for 150 Tricky Treat. This can be sold to others.
Burning Crusade and Black Temple Timewalking Spotlight - Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:45:02 -0500 Burning Crusade Timewalking is active this week, and it's the second time we've seen Black Temple. Here's a refresher on all of Wowhead's guides and articles, we hope you enjoy the nostalgia trip!
Black Temple Guides
Black Temple Strategy Guide: In this guide you will learn how to queue up for Black Temple, and important mechanics to master on each boss!
Argus Pantheon Trinkets - Secondary Equip Only Procs in Antorus Raid - Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:02:47 -0500 Blizzard has clarified that the Pantheon Trinkets from Antorus, the Burning Throne, will have their secondary effects only proc in the raid. This is interesting as people were speculating it could be quite useful, but cause balance issues, in instanced content like Mythic+ Dungeons.
The initial forum thread also inquired about how to acquire these trinkets, which is still unknown. We'll update the post if further clarifications are made to the thread.
Powerlevel Pets with Squirt on NA Realms for October 16th - Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:47:13 -0500 Squirt is now up in the Garrison on NA realms for October 16th! This is an amazing day to powerlevel pets during the Pet Battle Bonus Event due to Sign of the Critter. With Squirt up, you can repeatedly farm this Menagerie battle with one main pet and two "carry" pets that need experience. If you do this on an alt below level 110, you can get some actual leveling experience as well.
Legendary Items in Patch 7.3.2 and Antorus, the Burning Throne - Sun, 15 Oct 2017 14:42:25 -0500 For each upcoming patch, the Wowhead team compiles overviews of popular topics like classes and legendaries. Last week we covered class changes, and today we're looking at legendaries in 7.3.2 with the upcoming raid Antorus the Burning Throne.
While there are not a large amount of new legendaries coming in Patch 7.3.2, there are two high-impact ones, a new way to upgrade legendaries to ilvl 1000, and some BoA legendary tokens.
If you're new to this series or want to re-visit past posts, you can check out the previous articles right here on wowhead.com
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Wowhead BlizzCon 2017 Party RSVP Page Now Live - Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:00:13 -0500 The Wowhead Party RSVP link is now public! We're promoting this link a bit earlier than we initially intended since some intrepid fans found the link via Google and Eventbrite's feed. We still wanted to give people a fair chance at signing up, so here we go! In the future, we'll try to make sure the link cannot be discovered in advance.
Wowhead Weekly #135 - Argus 7.3.2 PTR, BlizzCon Merch Reveals - Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:51:23 -0500 Wowhead Weekly #135 covers the 7.3.2 PTR, live events in WoW, and all the BlizzCon merchandise news. We've recently moved the show to Wednesdays, so I'll be highlighting the show earlier in the week than before.
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. You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel to see every episode.
Blizzard Diversity Meet-Up at BlizzCon 2017 - Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:06:12 -0500 Details have been revealed about the new Blizzard Diversity Meet-Up taking place at BlizzCon 2017. This follows a Blizzard video released on National Coming Out Day:
Blizzard Diversity 2017 from David Luong on Vimeo.
According to an Blizzard internal memo, only 21% of employees are women, with a tendency to leave the company more frequently than men, and an additional 14% represent other minority groups. From the Kotaku article:
BlizzCon 2017 Floor Plan - Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:03:59 -0500 Check out the BlizzCon 2017 Floor Plan, featuring Mythic, Legendary, Epic, and Heroic stages, a Warcraft demo area, and a Sylvanas statue.
Edit: the BlizzCon Website has updated with the map.
The BlizzCon App has not officially updated, but intrepid fans have noticed that if you still have it installed from last year, you can just load it up and hit the "info" tab to see the "Venue Map" link.
Blizzard's Mythic Dungeon Invitational Wrap-Up - Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:54:25 -0500 The first Mythic Dungeon Invitational Finals took place on October 1st, with nearly 60,000 viewers on Twitch for the final matches. Learn about the highlights from all weeks of the tournament in Blizzard's new Esports blog published below.
If you'd like more in-depth details on the matches, check out Raider.IO's Mythic Dungeon Invitational Brackets or Wowhead's weekly recaps.