Blizzard Roundup: Rise of the Necromancer, Hearthstone Duplicates, Overwatch Highlights - Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:52:22 -0500 This week's Blizzard Roundup includes the release date for Rise of the Necromancer, updates to Hearthstone Duplicates and Overwatch Highlights and more! The Blizzard Roundup is our weekly look at the important news across other Blizzard games--while we love WoW, we know many site users play other Blizzard games and would appreciate a heads up on important events across the franchise.
Join us on Friday, June 23 starting at 1:00 pm PDT (4:00 pm EDT) on the World of Warcraft subreddit where members of the World of Warcraft development team will be answering your questions on class design, item design, Artifacts, and PvP balance.
To participate, just head over to https://www.reddit.com/r/wow/.
Writhing Essence Hotfix - 1st Daily Legion Heroic Dungeon Rewards Five - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:43:07 -0500 Blizzard has just hotfixed Writhing Essence: completing your first daily Legion Heroic Dungeon will reward 5. Collecting 50 is required to complete Unsettled Power and acquire Stabilized Titan Essence to upgrade one legendary to ilvl 970, so with this change, you can earn 35 a week just from heroic dungeons.
Class and Tomb Gear Guides Updated for Patch 7.2.5 - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:46:41 -0500 Patch 7.2.5 includes some class changes, new gear options, legendary tuning, and trinket changes. With all the updates going on for 7.2.5, we wanted to especially highlight our class guide writers and Tomb of Sargeras gear recommendations.
Wowhead's class guides are updated for Patch 7.2.5, with updated gear lists for Tomb, as well as relevant updates to changed and new legendaries.
Some guides will continue to be updated as more and more information comes in, so check regularly for changes!
Blizzcon Tickets Round 3 - July 5, 7:00 p.m. PT - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:25:14 -0500 In previous years, after the second round of Blizzcon Tickets were sold out, anyone hopeful to get a Blizzcon ticket would have to turn to LFBlizzcon or hope friends/guildmates had received extra tickets. This year Blizzard has announced the BlizzCon will be expanding in a new hall in the Anaheim Convention Center which allows for a third wave of tickets.
If you're still looking for a ticket, this third wave will be sold on Wednesday, July 5 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time. on Universe.com.
Midsummer Fire Festival Starts Today - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 03:12:31 -0500 The Midsummer Fire Festival is a time of merriment and festivities celebrating the hottest season of the year! Festival bonfires are lit around all of Azeroth, Outland, Pandaria, Draenor, and the Broken Isles and players can travel to each to honor (or desecrate) their flames. The festival is a reference to real world Midsummer celebrations during the summer solstice.
This year's festival runs from June 21st to July 5th, 2017.
For more recent news, check out the Kil'jaeden Ending Cinematic and the Tomb of Sargeras Raid Guides.
Patch 7.2.5 Hotfixes - June 20
Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to World of Warcraft: Legion. Some of the hotfixes below take effect the moment they were implemented, while others may require scheduled realm restarts to go into effect.
Argus and Kil'jaeden's Defeat - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:05:44 -0500 When Kil'jaeden is defeated, players witness an environmental update involving Argus. At BlizzCon 2016, we learned that we're going to Argus in an upcoming patch.
View various environmental effects under the spoiler tag.
Want to know how Argus is suddenly visible? Check out the Kil'jaeden cinematic.
Patch 7.2.5 Hotfixes for June 19 - Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:37:04 -0500 Another round of Hotfixes for Patch 7.2.5 have been announced including the class changes that will go live with tomorrow's maintenance, Heroic Leap and Infernal Strike bug fixes and fixes to the Chromie scenario.
Blizzard Here you'll find a list of hotfixes that address various issues related to World of Warcraft: Legion. Some of the hotfixes below take effect the moment they were implemented, while others may require scheduled realm restarts to go into effect.
Tomb of Sargeras opens on June 20th (NA) and June 21st (EU). Here is our overview of The Tomb of Sargeras Raid, with links to strategy guides, information on rewards, when each boss is available, and more! Don't forget, Mythic+ Dungeon and Class Hall Chests will scale up to level 15 once Mythic Tomb (June 27th) opens.
Coming back to WoW after a break and just want the basics?
Shoe Shine Kit Toy Obtainable Tonight! - Sat, 17 Jun 2017 15:31:20 -0500 Tonight players can try to acquire the Shoe Shine Kit for the first time. Sheddle's Chest spawns at midnight PST (NA) or CEST (EU) and inside you will find the Shoe Shine Kit. Good news: anyone can click on the chest for the toy in a 2 hour period now! (Previously on the PTR it appeared to be first-come, first-serve.)
Check out Nightswifty's comment on how to acquire this toy!
Our raid strategy guides are now all live, which cover each boss' abilities, loot, phase strategies, and role responsibilities in detail. These guides are authored by FatbossTV, long known for their video strategy guides.
Retribution Paladins, Arcane/Fire Mages and Elemental Shamans received some minor buffs.
Blizzard Following the release of Patch 7.2.5, we continue to monitor every spec's performance and make tuning adjustments as necessary. With the opening of the Tomb of Sargeras in mind, during scheduled maintenance on June 20, we expect to make the following changes:
This is a new shirt from the Brawler's Guild as confirmed by broken0chaos- Electrified Compression Shirt from random brawl boss Klunk. Enter random brawl mode via Bag of Chipped Dice for 0 Brawler's Gold.
Klunk is considered to be an easy fight, although he has a lot of HP.