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Trial of Style Season 2 Transmog Rewards - 7.3.5 PTR - Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:49:52 -0600
The fabulous Trial of Style will make a return with a new season, featuring updated rewards. In this past week on the 7.3.5 PTR, we learned a bit more about the transmog rewards you will be able to purchase with Trial of Style Token.

Do you prefer these sets over the Season 1 rewards? Let us know in the comments.

Check out our original coverage of Trial of Style Season 1 to learn more about this holiday.

Cloth: Ensemble: Mindwrack Raiment

This set is a more complete version of .

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Nightborne Allied Race Hair Color and Tattoo Updates on 7.3.5 PTR - Tue, 19 Dec 2017 17:46:15 -0600
The Nightborne Allied Race has received more visual updates in recent PTR builds. The Allied Race has a greater variety of hairstyle colors, and the glowing effects from the tattoos more closely resemble that of the NPC Nightborne.

All of these options are now available in Wowhead's Dressing Room, along with the other Allied Race Customization Options.

Nightborne Male in Dressing Room

Nightborne Female in Dressing Room

More Nightborne Allied Race Coverage:

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7.3.5 PTR Build 25727 Allied Race Unlock Requirements - Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:28:43 -0600
It's time for the 2nd PTR build of the week, which features more Allied Race updates such as interface assets and modified mount and faction flavor text. Catch up on yesterday's build here.

Edit: Added Allied Race Unlock Requirements

Yesterday's PTR build added the hidden tracking achievements for unlocking the Highmountain Tauren Allied Race (Ain't No Mountain High Enough and Exalted with Highmountain Tribe). Today's build added the requirements for 3 more Allied Races:


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New Events in WoW for December 19: Antorus LFR Hope's End, World Quest Bonus Event - Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:58:41 -0600
New World of Warcraft Legion Events for the week of December 19 includes the release of the Hope's End wing on LFR, the World Quest Bonus Event, new Mythic+ Affixes and new World Bosses.

For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xurios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the Today in Broken Isles section of Wowhead's front page.

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The Visions of Ogmot the Steadfast - Spoilers! - Mon, 18 Dec 2017 21:44:39 -0600
With each new PTR build, new items are added to loot tables from mobs. The latest build added a new item to the loot table of the Rare Elite Ogmot the Mad, located at the Wound in the World: Journal of Ogmot the Mad. The Journal tells the tale of a boy in the middle of a war, yet another war peon until his life was changed. Warning: Possible Spoilers and Speculation ahead.

The Find

The Journal was first posted on r/wow by user wilder_people in this thread.

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7.3.5 PTR Build 25716 - Embassy Updates, Allied Races & Heritage Armor Strings - Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:49:28 -0600
A new 7.3.5 PTR build is on its way! Don't forget we now have our 7.3.5 PTR database live, with many new spells, items, and achievements including Heritage Armor in the Dressing Room.

We also recently found some Allied Race Character Creation Screen Requirements which help us determine how to become eligible to unlock the Allied Races. Also, you can create your own Allied Race character in our Dressing Room and find out all about the Allied Races' Racial Abilities.

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Method World First Argus Video - Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:53:58 -0600
Method has just released their video for the World First Mythic Argus Kill! You can check the video below. So far only three guilds have defeated Argus the Unmaker, Exorsus being the second one, and Memento, which defeated Argus a few hours ago.

Video contains mature language.

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Warcraft Cooking IRL: Westfall Stew, Mulgore Spice Bread, Medivh's Karazhan Cocktail, Cookbook Giveaway - Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:14:41 -0600
It's time for the latest installment of our cooking series from the Official Warcraft Cookbook. Every month or so Lulaboo will cook a different Warcraft Cookbook recipe for Wowhead and add her own chef's tips!

Today we are cooking Westfall Stew and Mulgore Spice Bread, as well as creating Medivh's signature coctakil from Karazhan.

Get your own cookbook on Amazon or on the Blizzard Gear Shop. Check out past Wowhead cooking shows at this link.

Disclaimer: Reprinted from World of Warcraft:

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Weekly Blizzard Roundup: Up Comes Down Comic, Heroes Loot Box Gifting, Winter Wonderland Event - Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:42:27 -0600
This week's Blizzard Roundup includes a new Hearthstone Comic, the ability to gift Heroes of the Storm Loot Boxes and the start of the Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event.

Up Comes Down Comic

A new Hearthstone Comic has been released on the Hearthstone website which follows the theme of the Kobolds and Catacombs expansion.

Loot Box Gifting

Heroes of the Storm now allows you to gift Loot Boxes to your friends in quantities of 5, 12, 25 and 52.

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Feast of Winter Veil 2017 Holiday Updates and Guide - Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:35:57 -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 2017 include:

Hearthstation/Hearthstation is a new toy which sets out an "improved" Hearthstone table to play!

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WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up: 7.3.5 PTR Changes, Patience, Studen Q&A and Community Tool - Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:01:41 -0600
WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-Up
Welcome to the nineteenth edition of the WoW Economy Weekly Wrap-up!

If you're new to this series or want to re-visit past posts, you can check out the previous articles right here on

My name is Gumdrops and I’m the lead moderator for the /r/woweconomy subreddit and the accompanying Discord server. I am also the Support Manager & User Evangelist for TradeSkillMaster, the Auction House addon suite for World of Warcraft.

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Star Wars References in WoW and City Guards Have Lightsabers For The Last Jedi - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:44:30 -0600
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens this weekend and Azeroth is filled with references to this galaxy far, far away. In this post, we've rounded up some of the fun Star Wars references in Warcraft like lightsaber transmogs--let us know in the comments if you've found more!

Back when Blizzard added lightsabers to city guards for The Force Awakens, TradeChat made a video highlighting the popular Star Wars references in WoW:

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Encrypted World of Warcraft Alpha CDN Added to App Catalog Files - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:44:32 -0600
Blizzard has just added the Encrypted World of Warcraft Alpha CDN to App Catalog files. The current client version is 8.0.1 / Build Number 25703 (source).

This doesn't signify that anything is playable, it's just another noticeable step in the development process. When do you think a playable Battle for Azeroth alpha will be?


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Mythic+ Combat Resurrection Change on the 7.3.5 PTR - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:39:34 -0600
In an interview with Forbes two months ago, Morgan Day announced they were looking at how combat resurrections function in Mythic+ Dungeons. Now on the 7.3.5 PTR, combat resurrections are a shared resource in Mythic+ Dungeons.

Naesam first noticed the changes on the PTR and we decided to investigate the changes as well.

Here is what we found out:

Combat resurrections are now a shared resource across the entire party.

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Allied Race Character Creation Screen Requirements - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:14:08 -0600
While Allied Races cannot be created on the 7.3.5 PTR, there's been a ton of datamining pointing to this feature being far along in development--character customization, voice over lines for flirts and emotes, heritage armor, and dialogue for the scenarios.

We dug a bit more into the Interface/GlueXML/CharacterCreate.lua file to see if code was present for creating an Allied Race on the character screen, and if so, what was the logic used to determine who was eligible to make an Allied Race.

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Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes for December 14 - Pantheon's Blessing Now Stacks - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:38:16 -0600
December 14th hotfixes include stackable Pantheon's Blessing, the item needed to upgrade Argus Pantheon trinkets.



Tame Beast will no longer trigger trinket procs, such as Caged Horror.

Dungeons and Raids

Throne of Thunder

Jin'rokh the Breaker

Resolved an issue that caused Jin'rokh's Focused Lightning to move faster than intended.

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Mythic Antorus Progression Update - Exorsus World 2nd and Antorus Difficulty - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:49:46 -0600
A little over 25 hours after Method's World First Kill, Exorsus has defeated Argus the Unmaker and claimed the 2nd place in the Antorus Mythic Race! Congratulations to them!

Mythic Argus the Unmaker World Firsts


Raid Composition

Courtesy of

Progression Updates

Meanwhile, there are now 18 guilds currently progressing on Mythic Argus the Unmaker, with 10 new kills happening since Monday.

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This week in WoW History: Micro Holidays, Maraudon, Feast of Winter Veil - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:22:17 -0600
Hey everyone, and welcome to another bit of WoW History! Every week, we look down at important events that happened in WoW (or Blizzard!) for that week.

How's everyone preparing for Christmas? As we approach the holidays, we check out a few Micro Holidays and the Holiday that started all holidays in WoW, the Feast of Winter Veil!


December 12th, 2016

On this day, 2 micro-holidays were uncovered on the PTR: Un'Goro Madness and Glowcap Festival!

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Highmountain Tauren Allied Race Tattoo Customization Options - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:32:26 -0600
The Highmountain Tauren, an Allied Race in Battle for Azeroth, received tattoo customization options in 7.3.5 PTR Build 25678. Both Male and Female Highmountain Tauren now have a variety of tattoo styles and colors!

All of these tattoo options are now available in Wowhead's Dressing Room, along with the other Allied Race Customization Options.

Highmountain Tauren Male in Dressing Room

Highmountain Tauren Female in Dressing Room

More Highmoutain Tauren Allied Race Coverage:

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More Details on Ulduar in Patch 7.3.5 - Loot, Transmog and Mounts - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:05:49 -0600
We previously covered some preliminary changes to Ulduar on the 7.3.5 PTR but Vills from the Achievements Discord has now tested the new version of Ulduar and provided us with their findings and more information.

Vills, an event host form the Achievements Discord tested the new version of Ulduar, called Ulduar (Normal) and noticed the following changes. Keep in mind, all changes on the PTR are not final and are subject to change and Vills posted a copy of his findings on the official forums.

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Method Achieves World First Mythic Argus - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:23:15 -0600
Method has defeated Argus the Unmaker on Mythic Difficulty after almost a week of progress on him. The kill happened at the start of the second week of Mythic Antorus. Killing Argus the Unmaker on Mythic difficulty rewards the achievement Mythic: Argus the Unmaker and the title ! Congratulations to them!

Chat Spam


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7.3.5 PTR - New Faction Specific Silithus Questline - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:48:08 -0600
A new questline is available on the 7.3.5 PTR which has some differences for Alliance and Horde characters. This questline takes you to Silithus and continues the current story and how it leads into the next expansion, Battle for Azeroth.

There are two different quest chains involving major Lore NPCs. Some of the quests overlap between factions, but there are some faction-specific quests which ask to harm the operations of the opposing faction.

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7.3.5 PTR 25678 Database Updates - Quests, NPCs, Items - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:05:34 -0600
Following 7.3.5 PTR Build 25678, we've continued to update the database with more items, as well as all quests and NPCs from the 7.3.5 PTR.

Click here for all of today's database additions!

Earlier today, before the latest build, we got our initial database up, which included Heritage Armor in the modelviewer, Ulduar achievements, and Allied Racials.

Trial of Style

Three Trial of Style decorations have been added:

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7.3.5 PTR Build 25678 Highlights - Postmaster Title, Trial of Style, Rich Illusion Dust - Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:09:06 -0600
A new 7.3.5 PTR build is on its way! Earlier today, we also got our 7.3.5 PTR database live, with many new spells, items, and achievements including Heritage Armor in the Dressing Room.

Gallywix has an updated model in 7.3.5. Looks like his cane is now made of Azerite...nothing bad will happen, right?

Tabard models were also added for Lightforged Draenei and Highmountain Tauren.

Previously we datamined tabard models for Void Elves and Nightborne.

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