The Legion Pre-Expansion Patch goes live on July 19th for US realms, July 20th for EU realms. This patch features major class changes, the new Appearances system for transmog, and a number of UI changes. In this post, we'll cover all the guides, features, and important database links on Wowhead.
All classes have major updates in the pre-expansion patch, ranging from melee Survival Hunters to pirate Outlaw Rogues.
7.0.3 Launch Tuning Hotfixes - Sat, 16 Jul 2016 21:16:02 -0500 Blizzard has posted a series of tuning hotfixes for the 7.0.3 launch so players can easily see what has changed since the last beta build. All classes except Monks received tuning changes.
Celestalon Greetings. Over the last day or two, we've applied a multitude of changes for tuning prior to 7.0.3 launch. Usually during betas, the community largely determines changes through datamining and comparing what changed between builds. But with hotfixes, that's much harder.
Wowhead Weekly #87 covers the Demon Invasion and World Quest Q&A, the Legion Transmog System and Wowhead's Tools, and the Pre Expansion Patch. In the middle of the show, Blizzard announced the patch was hitting on July 19th, so we fielded user questions about the patch!
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.
Legion Preview: Wardrobe Update, PTR Character Copy Disabled, Legion Launch Testing - Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:02:56 -0500 Blizzard has posted a Legion Preview of the new Wardrobe System coming in the Legion pre-patch. We have a number of tools on Wowhead to help you with transmog as well as an updated Legion Transmog FAQ covering how to use the new Transmog system and what sort of items are added to your account-wide collection.
Transmog in Legion will be account-wide, and feature some new transmog slots: Shirts, Tabards, and Weapon Illusions. Click the links to see our guides to these slots.
Legion Demon Invasion and World Quest Q&A - Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:49:08 -0500 Each Thursday at 11am PT, a different Legion developer will be answering community questions about the expansion. We're summarizing the highlights of today's Demon Invasion and World Quest Q&A with Game Designer Jeremy Feasel in this article. To submit your question for future weeks, use the hashtag #LegionQA on twitter.
To learn more about these topics Legion, check out the World Quest Overview and Demon Invasion Guide.
Next up in the series of Legion comics is Highmountain. The Highmountain Tauren have witnessed the failed attack by the Alliance and Horde on the Burning Legion, and are seeking to unite the other tribes of the land.
Blizzard's Demon Invasion Pre-Expansion Preview, PTR Release Build - Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:04:25 -0500 Blizzard has posted a preview of the pre-expansion Demon Invasions, which are the subject of a Q&A tomorrow. Demon Invasions will not be available at the start of the pre-patch; they will be coming mid-August (no later than August 17th).
We have a guide to the invasions and videos of each zone, which are found here.
Edit: The PTR Build has updated and the build now shows as Release.
Each invasion is a group scenario with multiple stages:
New Silence Penalty Coming to World of Warcraft - Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:13:43 -0500 A new silence penalty for abusive and inappropriate players is coming in the World of Warcraft Legion pre-expansion patch. After review, players who are reported may find their ability to chat with others greatly limited. The first penalty will last 24 hours, and the duration will double for each penalty.