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Mythic Dungeon Invitational Week 1 Recap - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:01:14 -0500 Last weekend we watched as two regions started off the Mythic Dungeon Invitational! China and APAC best teams battled it out for a spot of being the best in their region. We watched as some teams used some interesting teams comps, completing a dungeon with zero deaths, clever demon enslaving, even saw two teams finish the final boss within 0.468 of each other, and the puns... Here are a few highlights from last weeks invitational.
Patch 7.3 Hotfixes for September 22nd - Naigtal Nerf - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:38:46 -0500 The latest Patch 7.3 Hotfixes include a nerf to the Crazed Corruptor's Shadow Bolt found in Invasion Point Naigtal. Learn more about invasions in our Invasions on Argus Guide.
Fixed a bug that excluded certain repeatable Highmountain Clan chests from counting toward the Treasures of Highmountain Achievement. Argus
Crazed Corruptors’ Shadow Bolt spell now deals significantly less damage.
Wowhead's Artist's Corner and Giveaway - Tsepish - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:51:03 -0500 Welcome to a new article series that we at Wowhead are trying out! Here at Wowhead we love art, every and all forms of it - drawing, painting, sculpting, woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, papercrafting, badge making, everything under the sun.
In an effort to share with you all what we love what our wonderful community does we are trying out what we like to call "Wowhead's Artist's Corner"! About once a month we will feature an artist and their craft.
Druid Tier 21 and PvP Armor - Bearmantle Battlegear - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:37:27 -0500 Today we are previewing the Druid Tier 21 set from Antorus, the Burning Throne, Bearmantle Battlegear, and recolored sets from Legion Season 5 PvP. Keep track of all the Tier 21 armor sets and their bonuses on our Tier 21 armor overview.
With this post, we've now previewed all of the Tier 21 leather sets! Which is your favorite?
We're previewing all of the tints for Mythic, Heroic, Normal, LFR, Elite, Alliance, and Horde on Male and Female Night Elves.
Pop Culture References on Argus - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:39:59 -0500 Argus is a planet filled with deep sadness and epic questlines--but there are also many fun pop culture references! TradeChat explains all the hidden references in Argus in her latest video. If you want to learn more about any reference, check out her written article and compiled links below!
Patch 7.3 would be nothing if not for Argus, so kicking off the video with the possible inspirations for the planet’s namesake seems appropriate.
Blizzard Responds to Netherlight Crucible Feedback - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:38:30 -0500 The Netherlight Crucible is a new feature in Patch 7.3 and players have gotten to experiment with the tool for over a week. Blizzard has responded to some concerns noting that the Netherlight Crucible may feel too similar to the Reforging system and the possibility of respeccing traits.
Raider.IO New Mythic Dungeon Invitational Features - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:53:48 -0500 Our friends at Raider.IO love coming up with new ways to present raiding and dungeon information, and they've just revealed a slew of new features for the Mythic Dungeon Invitational!
With this update, you'll be able to see completed brackets for each series, group composition, VoDs for each series, and more. Don't forget you can also utilize Raider.IO Discord Alerts to receive notifications about weekly affixes, keystone records, and more.
Alleria Windrunner embracing the Void is one of the most shocking reveals of Patch 7.3. In the new audio drama “A Thousand Years of War” written by Robert Brooks and narrated by Stephen Pacey, we learn how she found her affinity for the Void, how she escaped from Niskara, and why Xe’ra imprisoned her.
Let’s give "A Thousand Years of War" a listen, recap the highlights, and examine where you can find all of the major characters in game.
7.3.2 Dialogue Spoilers - Turalyon, Alleria, Arator, Vereesa Windrunner and More - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:50:39 -0500 After the final battle of Antorus, the Burning Throne in 7.3.2, many important characters from Shadows of Argus ponder their future. Yesterday we previewed datamined audio for Illidan, Tyrande, and Malfurion, as well as Khadgar in Silithus and today we've datamined more dialogue covering Turalyon, Alleria, Arator and more.
The Wound in Silithus - 7.3.2 PTR Map and Voice Over - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:37:27 -0500 Patch 7.3.2 PTR adds Silithus: The Wound, an angry gash in this desert zone. So far we have a datamined map as well as audio from Khadgar explaining how the wound came to be.
The map's name is SilithusPhased01, so players should be able to access the non-phased version - this doesn't seem to be a replacement to the actual zone.
The dialogue is quite spoilery, so we've put it under a cut: The Legion is defeated. Its master, imprisoned.
Argus the Unmaker Encounter Abilities and Empowered Titan Trinkets - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:07:59 -0500 The abilities and loot for the final boss of Antorus, the Burning Throne are a mystery no more. With the launch of the 7.3.2 PTR, Argus the Unmaker's abilities are up in the Encounter Journal, as well as new trinkets that gain empowered abilities,
It looks like Argus will be similar to the Lich King - at the start of Phase 4, everyone dies, and the titans save the players...
Here's a list of our other datamining articles for the start of the Patch 7.3.2 PTR:
Brewfest 2017 Holiday Updates and Guide - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:58:35 -0500 Brewfest runs through September 20th through October 6th! Learn all about the themed drinks, ram racing, special toys, and mounts in our Brewfest 2017 Guide.
Celebrate Pirate's Day - New Jolly Roger Toy - Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:02:21 -0500 World of Warcraft's Pirates' Day corresponds with the real world "holiday" of International Talk Like A Pirate Day. It's the one day of the year to let your inner pirate out with a good, "Yarr!"
Pirate's Day is now live on both NA and EU realms, but remember, it only lasts for a day!
Travel out to Booty Bay and have a drink and dance with Dread Captain DeMeza and her pirate crew, located on the roof of the bank.
Qiraji Guardling and Raw Summer Bass Despawn This Week - Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:31:39 -0500 With the changing of the seasons, the summer pet Qiraji Guardling will despawn this week until next summer. This humanoid battle pet can only be found in southern Silithus, and collecting it counts towards Kalimdor Safari, which in turn is needed for World Safari and the title. Historically, this pet despawns on September 22nd or September 23rd.
There is one more seasonal pet, the Snowy Owl for winter months. The appearance of Blossoming Ancient will also update for autumnal months.
Rogue Tier 21 and PvP Armor - Regalia of the Dashing Scoundrel - Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:32:02 -0500 Today we are previewing the Rogue Tier 21 set from Antorus, the Burning Throne, Regalia of the Dashing Scoundrel, and recolored sets from Legion Season 5 PvP. Keep track of all the Tier 21 armor sets and their bonuses on our Tier 21 armor overview.
We're previewing all of the tints for Mythic, Heroic, Normal, LFR, Elite, Alliance, and Horde on Male and Female Humans. Subscribe to Wowhead's YouTube Channel to be notified when more videos go live.