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World of Warcraft Holiday Sale - Wed, 20 Dec 2017 23:14:23 -0600
It's the Holiday season and World of Warcraft's Holiday Sale offers a 50% sale on pets, mounts, helms, the Legion expansion and the base game!

Game License

Both the base game (which includes content up to Warlords of Draenor) and the Legion expansion are 50% off. You can find them in the Blizzard Shop.

Three bundles of mounts and pets are on sale for varying amounts of discounts.


All pets except for Shadow and Twilight are 50% off.

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Tyrael's Charger Mount Temporarily Available Through Taiwan Shop (Updated) - Wed, 20 Dec 2017 21:15:05 -0600
Tyrael's Charger, initially available through a Diablo III promotion, was temporarily available Thursday night to purchase. Purchase the mount via the Taiwan shop and make sure to choose your region EU or US as the region destination.

Edit: the "Buy Now" button option was removed at approximately midnight EST.

Nightswifty further investigated a Reddit thread made by 4iamking today and shared the following information with Wowhead:

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7.3.5 PTR Build 25744 - Allied Race Music, Banners & Mythic+ Combat Resurrection Update - Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:49:49 -0600
A new 7.3.5 PTR build is on the way for the third day in a row. Stay tuned for updates on the new build!

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.

Make sure to check out the last two builds:

Build 25727

Build 25716

Check out all the December 21 items here. Highlights include:

Faction leader letters:

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TradeChat Interview with Refute and Preheat from Limit - Wed, 20 Dec 2017 13:43:30 -0600
TradeChat got to interview Refute and Preheat from Limit about what it takes to be a competitive Mythic Raider and they described some of the challenges top raiding guides face. Limit recently achieved the US first kill of Mythic Argus in the Antorus, the Burning Throne raid.

Refute plays a Restoration Druid and Preheat is a Mage and Officer in Limit.

Here's a brief summary of some of the questions and answers but for the full statement and context, make sure to watch the full video:


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Seething Shore Battleground Zone Preview on 7.3.5 PTR - Wed, 20 Dec 2017 05:16:00 -0600
Seething Shore, a new Battle for Azeroth battleground, will be teased in Patch 7.3.5. Today on the PTR, we tested the battleground as part of the Play With The Blues event.


This battleground was first previewed at BlizzCon 2017:

In a new Battleground, Seething Shore, players of the Horde and Alliance will descend upon Silithus to battle over the Azerite bubbling to the surface.

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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: Ogmot's Dream Journal. 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.

Update: This has now changed to a 10 minute charge timer in Build 25744.

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

Here is what we found out:

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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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