7.1.5 PTR: Compilation of All Class Changes From All Builds - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 18:45:12 -0600 The 7.1.5 PTR has been active for many weeks now, and a popular request we've gotten at Wowhead is to present an overview of the class changes from Patch 7.1 to 7.1.5, aka "unofficial patch notes." Every week Wowhead posts a list of the datamined changes from each 7.1.5 PTR update, but some players would also like to see the changes from the past few months to get an overall sense of how the classes evolve.
Wowhead Weekly #104 covers the latest 7.1.5 PTR news, including more micro-holidays and spell updates. Other news included the Nighthold release date and the start of Feast of Winter Veil.
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Winter Veil 2016 Holiday Updates and Guide - Fri, 16 Dec 2016 03:08:42 -0600 Feast of Winter Veil starts on the 16th so get prepared to drink some Winter Veil Egg Nog, sit by your Cozy Fire, and open your Stolen Present--wait, what? Is that a new type of present we've found in the database?
Running from December 16th through January 2nd, Winter Veil updates for 2016 include:
Disposable Winter Veil Suits is a new toy which sets out a festive clothes chest for your friends. There are Red and Green holiday outfits, in both pants and shorts versions.
Overwatch Winter Wonderland Guide and Giveaway - Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:10:22 -0600 Here at Wowhead, we love all Blizzard games and holidays. The Feast of Winter Veil starts on December 16th, but Overwatch also has a brand-new winter holiday!
The Overwatch Winter Wonderland is the third seasonal event to occur in Overwatch and will run from December 13 - January 2. This event features Winter Loot Boxes, two Winter-themed maps, Mei's Snowball Offensive and a large number of cosmetics!
Many legendaries were buffed or nerfed; Blizzard explained that the goal was to nerf the power of legendaries that were strong in all situations. We also have a brand new datamining format for legendary procs and stats, we hope you like it! We have also updated our 7.1.5 Legendary Guide with a compilation of all the changes from past builds so you can see how things overall change from live to PTR.
Site Updates: Wowhead News Alerts for Discord, Layout Improvements - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:41:24 -0600 The Wowhead team has two site updates to share today: a Wowhead News Webhook to receive news alerts in Discord, as well as a revamped layout for fewer ads and some design improvements. For more site updates, check out last month's post which introduced the Favorites Feature and a reduced Premium price.
Wowhead News Webhook for Discord
It's a busy time in Azeroth with weekly new content, constant PTR updates, community discoveries, and other events.
Ragnaros Spotlight: From WoW to Heroes of the Storm - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:16:45 -0600 Ragnaros debuts as a playable hero in Heroes of the Storm today so we thought we'd give you a little insight into his character from World of Warcraft! We were also sent a tasty box of Ragnar-O's from the Heroes of the Storm team.
Heroes Abilities and Skins
In HotS, Ragnaros has the abilities: Sulfuras Smash, Lava Wave, Empower Sulfuras, Living Meteor, Blast Wave, and Molten Core.
7.1.5 PTR: Un'Goro Madness Micro-Holiday - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:27:33 -0600 The final micro-holiday for testing on the 7.1.5 PTR is Un'Goro Madness. This holiday is scheduled for August 10th and will feature dinosaurs from different expansions ready to stomp you!
This is the last micro-holiday in our series of previews: check out our past PTR holiday coverage for details on events like Call of the Scarab and Tavern Crawl.
Event Description: The dinosaurs in Un'goro are getting restless. Time to go pay them a visit!
Legendaries that provide a strong throughput increase are being toned down, and those that have more niche uses are being given another pass. In blue post follow ups, Lore stated that if Blizzard were to redo the system now, they'd likely only have utility legendaries.
Diligent players will complete Soul Prism of the Illidari soon; the new follow-up quest we datamined is The Once and Future Lord of Shadows which rewards ilvl 870 gloves or shoulders. For this quest you will need to kill Helya in Trial of Valor; lore spoilers under the button.