Patch 7.3.5 Hotfixes for January 23rd - Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:29:40 -0600 A new round of 7.3.5 hotfixes went out January 23rd. Of particular note: the Postmaster title is now account-wide, Antorus area effects are fixed, and NPCs once again make sounds when you click on them.
The Priority Mail achievement and Postmaster title are now account-wide.
Non-Draenei characters can now complete the Bloodmyst Isle Quests achievement.
Icecrown: The Final Goall now checks for the correct version of the quest "No Rest For The Wicked".
Patch 7.3.5 Hotfixes for January 22nd - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:57:14 -0600 Patch 7.3.5 hotfixes for January 22nd include a fix for Alliance characters on the Uuna questline as well as the Algalon achievement properly awarding both Starcaller and Astral Walker titles.
The consolidated Algalon achievement Observed should now properly grant both the “” and “” titles. Characters
Addressed a graphical error with characters who have markings such as tattoos.
Changes to Recruit-A-Friend in Patch 7.3.5 - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:06:13 -0600 Blizzard has made changes to the Recruit a Friend program in Patch 7.3.5. The XP boost gained from the Recruit-A-Friend program when playing with a linked friend is down from 200% (300% XP vs. base XP) to 50% (150% XP vs. base XP). In addition, the XP bonuses provided by heirlooms do not stack with the RAF bonuses.
Players that were actively RAFing when these changes were announced will get the benefits of the old program.
Opening Moves: Before the Gates Open - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:19:26 -0600 Blizzard has started a new World of Warcraft Arena series, leading up to the Spring Arena Season beginning on January 31st! In this first article, the pros explain how to prepare for the match even before the gates open.
Learn more about upcoming WoW Esports events in the WoW Esports 2018 Announcements blog. If you are brand-new to PvP also check out the Getting Into Legion PvP Guide.
In any game of strategy, the opening moves are often the most crucial.
We first saw this reported on Reddit by Bloodwake393:
Me and a few of my friends did M BRF after our guild raid tonight and we noticed that Blast Furnace took a bit longer in the beginning (the initial part where u blow up the furnace took ~3-4 minutes longer than usual), but past that, the slags did not require us to MC a guard to kill.
Wowhead's Artist's Corner and Giveaway - DCMJS - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:04:57 -0600 Welcome to the latest installment of Wowhead's Artist's Corner! Here at Wowhead we love art - drawing, painting, sculpting, woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, papercrafting, badge making, everything under the sun.
In an effort to share what our wonderful community does, every month we will feature an artist and their craft. This article will feature a small description about themselves so that you can get to know them just a bit, show off their art, and learn more about what they do.
Classic WoW Spotlight: Ruins and Temple of Ahn'Qiraj - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:54:52 -0600 Hey everyone! We're back with another Classic Spotlight, where we take a deeper look at events that happened during WoW Vanilla to remember them and get hyped up for the upcoming WoW Classic servers! In our first post of the Ahn'Qiraj series, we went back to take a look at the Ahn'Qiraj War Effort, the server-wide event to open these raids. In this post, we're taking a look at the instances themselves, Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj and Temple of Ahn'Qiraj!
Call of the Scarab Micro-Holiday (Jan 21-23rd) - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:05:04 -0600 Running from January 21st through 23rd, Call of the Scarab celebrates the opening of the gates of Ahn'Qiraj. The Call of the Scarab micro-holiday is now live on NA and EU realms.
The event will pit the Alliance and Horde against each other to earn the most credit by turning in Commendation Tokens: whoever wins can fly their faction flag in Silithus for a year. This is also a great source of experience for alts.
The HCT World Championships are going on this weekend with the playoffs taking place tomorrow, on Sunday, January 21. Make sure to check out our sister site Hearthhead for interviews and more from the event!
Our Mythic raid strategy guides for the first 5 bosses are now live, which cover the new Mythic abilities, phase strategies and group assignments in detail. These guides are authored by FatbossTV, long known for their video strategy guides.
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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As announced in December, Panser has stepped down to focus on content efforts outside of Twitch in 2018. Our new host is AnnieFuchsia, a full-time Twitch streamer who loves collecting achievements and mounts in WoW.
We have decided to change the time of the live show from Wednesdays at 3 Pacific / Midnight CEST to Thursdays at 2 Pacific / 11 CST at twitch.tv/wowhead.
With the launch of Patch 7.3.5, players began to notice that Old Raids had their health pools significantly increased from before the patch. After maintenance, the health pools of these raids has been reduced and WoD raids are actually lower than pre-patch.
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Uuna Secret Solved by Secret Finding Discord - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:01:02 -0600 Over the past few days, the Secret Finding Discord has been working together since the start of Patch 7.3.5 to discover the storyline behind Uuna, a non-combat pet. Please check out Nightswifty's comment and Nightswifty's guide which compiles all the community's research as to how this can be solved. You can also check out the walkthrough in the #secret-progress channel of the Secret Finding Discord.
In order to complete this secret, you'll need to obtain Uuna first.
Fix for MoP and WoD Raid Scaling on the PTR - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:09:25 -0600 Yesterday Blizzard made a post on an unintentional change to mob health pools which made Mists and Warlords bosses difficult to solo. Today on the 7.3.5 PTR, a build went out which addressed these issues. The fix is not yet live, but whenever this PTR update finds its way to live servers, the fix should be in.
As many players have noticed, changes to how creature health is determined in Patch 7.3.5 had a meaningful impact on some older raid content.
Analyzing the Legion Epilogue Cinematics - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:40:31 -0600 Patch 7.3.5 introduced two Legion Epilogue Cinematics and in this post, we'll analyze them and how they fit into the narrative of the Anduin quests and Before the Storm. Let us know your thoughts in the comments!
Learn more about the patch in our 7.3.5 Survival Guide.
Spoilers in the post.
Alliance vs Horde Setting
The Alliance and Horde cinematics open in very different settings and moods.
Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Friday 1/19 for US Realms - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:28:56 -0600 Blizzard has just pushed a notification to the Blizzard Battle.net App that there will be an extended maintenance tomorrow, 1/19, lasting eight hours, ranging from 7 AM PST to 3 PM PST on US realms. There will be a similar maintenance on Saturday, 1/20 for EU realms. Thanks to St0rmy95 for sharing!
We will be performing scheduled maintenance beginning on Friday, January 19th, 7:00 AM (PST) and we expect the service to be available again at approximately 3:00 PM (PST).
Transmog Changes for Low-Level Players in 7.3.5 - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:43:06 -0600 With the level and gear rewards scaling in Patch 7.3.5, transmog has received level updates as well. You can now transmog higher-level appearances at lower levels, similar to the leveling scaling bands added in 7.3.5.
From a post on Reddit by Xaltiery:
Sorry if this has been posted already, just trying to get the word out. With this patch you can transmog your gear to 1-60 items for your class (tier items included).