7.2.5 PTR Development Notes - Build 24163 - Tue, 23 May 2017 19:46:51 -0500 The latest 7.2.5 PTR build is coming soon! This build will feature more class changes, including Arms Warriors, Darkmoon Faire testing, and increased health and damage from enemy creatures in Mythic Dungeons.
Catch up on these 7.2.5 topics with previously datamined healer legendaries, our compilation of class changes and set bonuses, and our Darkmoon Faire Blight Boar Datmaining Preview.
Hi everyone! There’s a few things to call out for this PTR update:
New Squirky Plush and In-Game Battle Pet - Tue, 23 May 2017 12:18:52 -0500 Blizzard has just announced the new Squirky Murloc Plush on the Blizzard Gear Store for $18. In addition, the long awaited In-Game Battle Pet version, Squirky is now available.
For 15% off all Warcraft products in the Blizzard Gear Shop including Squirky, use the code WOWHEADMAY
We managed to take some pictures of the Squirky Plush alongside some of his other Plush friends.
In-Game Battle Pet
Squirky is now available as an in-game Battle Pet.
Patch 7.2 Hotfixes for May 22nd - Artifact Knowledge Cap Lowered to 40 - Mon, 22 May 2017 18:00:25 -0500 Hotfixes have been posted for May 22nd, including the lowering of the Artifact Knowledge cap to 40, down from 50. At AK 40 you will receive a 4000000% gain from Artifact Power items. This is still a huge gain, but some players were looking forward to AK 50 to make leveling alt artifact weapons even easier in the future.
Mage Tier 20 Armor - Regalia of the Arcane Tempest - Mon, 22 May 2017 12:45:23 -0500 With the Tomb of Sargeras raid opening in late June, we're revisiting the Tier 20 armor sets with in-depth previews! Since our first round of Tier 20 armor previews, Blizzard has updated some visual details and we've set up transmog set and modelviewer pages on Wowhead.
Today we are previewing the Mage Tier 20 set, Regalia of the Arcane Tempest, an updated version of ! Keep track of all the Tier 20 armor sets and their bonuses on our Tier 20 armor overview and Transmog Set Database.
Legendary Rings, Healing Items, and Upgrades in Patch 7.2.5 - Sun, 21 May 2017 09:32:23 -0500 Patch 7.2.5 adds new legendary rings for all classes which grant the effect of a particular talent, new legendaries for all healers, and a quest to upgrade existing legendaries to ilvl 970. Here's our recap of everything coming to legendaries in the new patch.
Learn more about legendaries in the Guide to Legion Legendaries.
Soul of the Deathlord Gain one of the following talents based on your specialization:
Wowhead Weekly #120 and Week in Review - Sat, 20 May 2017 11:39:22 -0500 Catch up on the recent week in WoW News - 7.2.5 Chromie Scenario, Destiny 2 on Battle.net, giftable Wowhead Premium and more in our weekly recap.
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. You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel to see every episode. We also livestream each episode Friday afternoons, starting at 6pm EST, on twitch.tv/wowhead.
Mage Tower Artifact Challenge Guides for All Specs - Fri, 19 May 2017 16:35:04 -0500 The Mage Tower is back up on NA realms from May 19th through 22nd, opening up the spec-specific challenges for A Challenging Look. The Mage Tower buff up for this rotation is Knowledgeable, which grants a chance at bonus Artifact Power in Dungeons and Raids - great for Nighthold or Mythic+.
Today we are excited to announce that we have a complete set of thirty-six guides for all Artifact Challenges.
Powerlevel Pets with Squirt on NA Realms for May 19th - Fri, 19 May 2017 10:12:28 -0500 Squirt is now up in the Garrison on NA realms for May 19th! This is an amazing day to powerlevel pets during the Pet Battle Bonus Event due to Sign of the Critter. With Squirt up, you can repeatedly farm this Menagerie battle with one main pet and two "carry" pets that need experience. If you do this on an alt below level 110, you can get some actual leveling experience as well.
On the Petopia search page there are new filters for matching mounts and battle pets. Clicking on any of the search results shows a page listing all the hunter tames of a certain appearance, as well as images of matching mounts and pets.
Destiny 2 Coming to Battle.net - Thu, 18 May 2017 13:12:25 -0500 On the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal today, Mike Morhaime made the surprising announcement that Destiny 2 will be coming to Battle.net. Blizzard is partnering with Bungie and Activision to bring Destiny 2 to the PC -- only through Battle.net. You'll be able to use your Blizzard Balance to purchase Destiny 2!
This is the first time a non-Blizzard game has been added to the Battle.net launcher and it will be interesting to see if more are added in the future.