Paladin Tier 20 Armor Set Models - Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:54:07 -0600 Patch 7.2 introduces the Tomb of Sargeras raid which drops Tier 20 armor sets, heavily inspired by Tier 6 sets from Black Temple. In this post we're previewing the Tier 20 Paladin set, based on . All sets include additional 3D armor pieces on the gloves, legs, and boots, and the Mythic shoulders are extra-elaborate with additional hovering effects.
Note that this is an early version of the set, and colors and details are subject to change.
Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 24th - Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:03:29 -0600 Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes are up for January 24th! These include buffs to many Nighthold Trinkets, improvements to Mythic Keystone dungeon rewards, and some PvP ability tweaks.
Essence Font's periodic effect can now correctly critical heal.
Shadow Dance should no longer sometimes consume a charge but fail to trigger.
Transmog Set Collections and Achievements in Patch 7.2 - Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:03:05 -0600 Getting one more PTR preview in before the next build later today! As we covered last Thursday, there are some transmog updates, notably a transmog set tab and achievements to encourage you to complete a full set! Here is a closer look at the transmog improvements:
New Transmog Set Tab
In the "Appearances" tab of the Collection Manager, there is a new option to sort by set. This keeps track of the following matching armor sets for your class:
Balance of Power Artifact Appearance Unlocked - Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:16:23 -0600 The Valorous Artifact Appearance from Improving on History can finally be completed! This questline unlocks a new artifact weapon style, as well as the tints for Unleashed Monstrosities, Glory of the Legion Hero, and Keystone Master if you have completed those achievements.
Minkage has reported they have completed this morning! Also thanks to Dannyglover for submitting a picture of their character with one of the new Balance of Power tints!
Nighthold Mythic and the first wing of LFR, Arcing Aqueducts, opens on January 24th for US realms and January 25th for EU realms! Here's a look at what you need to know about what's new in Nighthold!
Update: The weekly world boss is The Soultakers, weekly bonus event is Battleground Bonus Event, and weekly Nighthold quest is . The Soultakers can drop Thrice-Accursed Compass and Runes of the Darkening.
Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 23rd - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:39:06 -0600 The full list of January 23rd hotfixes is now up, covering many class changes in preparation for the start of Mythic Nighthold, and a significant buff to Artifact Power rewards from Rated PvP. Earlier today, Blizzard further detailed Nighthold trinket changes with additional details on Convergence of Fates.
January 23 HotfixesClasses
Increased the damage of most Feral spells and abilities by 8%.
Upcoming Convergence of Fates and Animated Exoskeleton Changes - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:36:23 -0600 Blizzard has posted detailed information on upcoming changes to the Nighthold trinket Convergence of Fates. This follows many changes posted earlier today on buffs to other Nighthold Trinkets. The tank trinket Animated Exoskeleton also received a buff, and more tank trinket changes will come at a later point.
Blizzard Here's the changes we're looking to make for Convergence of Fate's interaction with some of the throughput cooldowns it affects.
Upcoming Nighthold Trinket Changes and Class Hotfixes - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:32:25 -0600 Blizzard is making a number of changes to Nighthold Trinkets, including Convergence of Fates. For this trinket, the base effectiveness will be increased for Frost and Unholy Death Knights, reduced for Windwalker Monks, and additional tuning for how it works with specific talents. These changes should go live with the start of Mythic Nighthold. There are also a number of class tuning hotfixes planned for the start of Mythic Nighthold as well.
Pet Battle Dungeon: Wailing Critters in Wailing Caverns - Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:19:31 -0600 At Blizzcon 2016, we were teased with some information of a Battle Pet Dungeon. Now with P.T.R 7.2 we can take a better look at the new dungeon - Wailing Critters in the Wailing Caverns.
Deviate Dangers Deviate the deviate critters that are flourishing in the caverns.
Son of Skum The Son of Skum has awakened and blocks your way!
Legacy of Fangs Battle the companions of cavern's former druid inhabitants.
Patch 7.2 Broken Shore Preview - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:06:42 -0600 Patch 7.2 adds the Broken Shore as a new outdoor questing hub. We're returning to the location of our early defeat against the Legion to drive them back and fight through to the Tomb of Sargeras. Here's our early look at the zone:
The main hub on the Broken Shore is Deliverance Point. This hub will be filled with heroes and champions of your class. Compare the two screenshots below to see how the same area is filled with Death Knight mobs for Ketsuki and Boomkins for MrPeach.