The Shop UI has been redesigned with recommendations for new players, a new UI, more gifting options, and a dropdown menu for additional Battle.Tag services. A few days ago, Blizzard launched more social options like Groups, Profiles, Avatar.
Wowhead's Artist's Corner and Giveaway - Euphyley - Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:13:13 -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.
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
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.
Hearthstone - Hallow's End Free Card Packs and Rewards
Starting on October 24 and continuing for the next two weeks, players will be able to log in for Hearthstone's celebration of Hallow's End. Log in once a week for the next two weeks to receive a free card pack and a free arena ticket.
Four Playable Sub Races in Next WoW Expansion? - Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:01:48 -0500 Players have been hopeful for more racial customization, with the addition of the Lightforged Draenei from the Army of the Light faction. Based on a discovery made by KayRule, speculation points to four possible playable sub-races in the future--perhaps in the next WoW expansion after Legion. Perhaps we'll learn more at BlizzCon 2017.
Keep in mind this is all speculation based on datamining - this could simply be a new way of categorizing data. Also - possible spoiler warning.
Wowhead Survey - Win a Shadow Battle Pet - Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:55:28 -0500 Every few months Wowhead runs surveys regarding market research here and it's that time again! This time we're asking Wowhead users to help improve a gamer's user experience by answering questions about strategy games on mobile devices.
As thanks for answering this survey, we'll be randomly picking thirty people who reply to our survey before October 27th (@ 11:59 PM Pacific) to win a Shadow Battle Pet.
If you're interested in planning your tier sets in advance, and haven't looked at these items in a while, read on! If you've just been looking at the in-game Encounter Journal to see Antorus loot, you won't find the updates to set bonuses and stats covered in this post.
Raider.IO Launches Mythic Plus Addon - Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:38:28 -0500 Raider.IO has just launched their new Mythic Plus Addon which will show a player's Mythic+ Raider.IO Score on In-Game Tooltips. If you use the Group Finder for Mythic Plus, this addon can help you vet your applicants faster and get a link directly to their Raider.IO profile. The Addon will show the Raider.IO score on regular tooltips, applicants to a Group Finder group, the leader of a Group Finder group and more!
World of Warcraft 7.3.2 Patch Notes - Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:44:40 -0500 Blizzard has published the World of Warcraft 7.3.2 Patch Notes. It looks like we could be getting the patch very soon--although the Antorus raid will not open until later. Since the raid will not launch with the start of the patch, and the 7.3.2 PTR is a release candidate, the patch could possibly launch as early as October 24th.
Learn more about the patch features in our Patch 7.3.2 Legion Overview. Several days ago, Patch 7.3.2 was available for background download.
Felhounds of Sargeras Early Antorus Raid Preview with FatbossTV - Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:05:18 -0500 Antorus the Burning Throne, Legion's 5th raid, opens later in Patch 7.3. In preparation for the upcoming raid, FatbossTV created early previews of all the bosses. Closer to the launch of Antorus, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.
The Felhounds of Sargeras, F'harg and Shatug, are the second boss in the Antorus, the Burning Throne, raid. The bosses are fire and shadow dogs which much be spread apart so they don't enrage.
New Site Feature: Mythic+ Rankings In Guides Powered by Raider.IO - Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:46:17 -0500 With the recent success of the Mythic Dungeon Invitational, the Wowhead team has been thinking of new ways to make our Mythic+ content even better. We've teamed up with Raider.IO to bring you charts for top runs in our Mythic+ guides!
On each Mythic+ Dungeon Guide Page you'll find:
Top 5 runs in the world for this week's affixes on a dungeon - helpful to see what class/race combo is the best.
Social Tab In Blizzard Battle.net Desktop App Available for EU - Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:34:54 -0500 EU players who are using the Beta version of the Blizzard Battle.net Desktop App are now able to access the social tab and Blizzard Groups. Two weeks ago, players were able to switch to test a Beta version of the Blizzard Battle.net Desktop App which contained new social features and appear offline mode.
The Blizzard Groups feature is one of the new features from the Beta version of the Desktop App. Players can create a Blizzard group with multiple text and voice channels.
Wowhead was proud to be part of the official pin trading series for BlizzCon 2016! We had some 3,000 pins to giveaway during our Wowhead Party and during BlizzCon. The two pins are based on the Wowhead Weekly art of Perc and Panser by Jiinxi.
Some content includes the first-ever non event exclusive Murloc pet, a much sought after feature for Warlocks, and Heroes of the Storm receives it's official name! Well, what are you waiting for? Let's go!
October 16th, 2016
On this day, the Trial of Valor raid was uncovered! A preview was released with everything this instance had to offer.
Hallow's End 2017 Holiday Updates and Guide - Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:07:45 -0500 Hallow's End runs October 18th through November 1st! Learn all about the Tricky Treats, spooky loot, candy buckets, and Headless Horseman in our Hallow's End 2017 Guide.
Hallow's End is now live on NA and EU servers!
Full details in our Hallow's End Guide
New to 2017:
Naxxy is a new Undead battle pet sold for 150 Tricky Treat. This can be sold to others.
Burning Crusade and Black Temple Timewalking Spotlight - Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:45:02 -0500 Burning Crusade Timewalking is active this week, and it's the second time we've seen Black Temple. Here's a refresher on all of Wowhead's guides and articles, we hope you enjoy the nostalgia trip!
Black Temple Guides
Black Temple Strategy Guide: In this guide you will learn how to queue up for Black Temple, and important mechanics to master on each boss!