Battle for Azeroth Live Developer Q&A Tuesday – 1/30 - Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:02:01 -0600 Blizzard is holding a live developer Q&A on January 30th to discuss Battle for Azeroth. Yesterday, there was a Battle for Azeroth Class Design Overview and we datamined Collector's Edition Rewards for Battle for Azeroth.
Want to know more about Battle for Azeroth features? Find out more about the following features announced at BlizzCon:
Patch 7.3.5 Hotfixes for January 24th - Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:29:58 -0600 The latest 7.3.5 hotfixes for January 24th include a number of quest fixes and a change that makes Mythic Sha of Pride easier to solo. Demon Hunters can also now loot companion pets from Throne of Thunder and Siege of Orgrimmar.
Demon Hunters can now loot companion pets from Throne of Thunder and Siege of Orgrimmar. Dungeons and Raids
Siege of Orgrimmar
Sha of Pride will no longer use Banishment against a solo player in Mythic difficulty.
Battle for Azeroth Class Design Overview - Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:04:56 -0600 In this dev watercooler, we learn a bit more about the class changes planned for the next WoW expansion, Battle for Azeroth, including Class Utility, more variation in strengths between classes, and losing artifact weapons. According to the post, alpha testing is coming in the near future.
How Blizzard's Orc Statue Was Created - Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:33:10 -0600 The Orc Statue is an iconic part of Blizzard Entertainment's campus. If you've ever attended a tour of Blizzard, or browsed promotional materials of the Irvine campus, you'll have noticed the Orc Statue is a focal point. The Orc Statue even gets dressed up for the holidays and mini versions were sent to players who subscribed to WoW for 10 years straight.
Now, Blizzard has gone into a bit more detail on how the Orc Statue was created.
Patch 7.3.5 Hotfixes for January 23rd - Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:29:40 -0600 A new round of 7.3.5 hotfixes went out January 23rd. Of particular note: the Postmaster title is now account-wide, Antorus area effects are fixed, and NPCs once again make sounds when you click on them.
The Priority Mail achievement and Postmaster title are now account-wide.
Non-Draenei characters can now complete the Bloodmyst Isle Quests achievement.
Icecrown: The Final Goall now checks for the correct version of the quest "No Rest For The Wicked".
Patch 7.3.5 Hotfixes for January 22nd - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:57:14 -0600 Patch 7.3.5 hotfixes for January 22nd include a fix for Alliance characters on the Uuna questline as well as the Algalon achievement properly awarding both Starcaller and Astral Walker titles.
The consolidated Algalon achievement Observed should now properly grant both the “” and “” titles. Characters
Addressed a graphical error with characters who have markings such as tattoos.
Changes to Recruit-A-Friend in Patch 7.3.5 - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:06:13 -0600 Blizzard has made changes to the Recruit a Friend program in Patch 7.3.5. The XP boost gained from the Recruit-A-Friend program when playing with a linked friend is down from 200% (300% XP vs. base XP) to 50% (150% XP vs. base XP). In addition, the XP bonuses provided by heirlooms do not stack with the RAF bonuses.
Players that were actively RAFing when these changes were announced will get the benefits of the old program.
Opening Moves: Before the Gates Open - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:19:26 -0600 Blizzard has started a new World of Warcraft Arena series, leading up to the Spring Arena Season beginning on January 31st! In this first article, the pros explain how to prepare for the match even before the gates open.
Learn more about upcoming WoW Esports events in the WoW Esports 2018 Announcements blog. If you are brand-new to PvP also check out the Getting Into Legion PvP Guide.
In any game of strategy, the opening moves are often the most crucial.
We first saw this reported on Reddit by Bloodwake393:
Me and a few of my friends did M BRF after our guild raid tonight and we noticed that Blast Furnace took a bit longer in the beginning (the initial part where u blow up the furnace took ~3-4 minutes longer than usual), but past that, the slags did not require us to MC a guard to kill.
Wowhead's Artist's Corner and Giveaway - DCMJS - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:04:57 -0600 Welcome to the latest installment of Wowhead's Artist's Corner! Here at Wowhead we love art - drawing, painting, sculpting, woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, papercrafting, badge making, everything under the sun.
In an effort to share what our wonderful community does, every month we will feature an artist and their craft. This article will feature a small description about themselves so that you can get to know them just a bit, show off their art, and learn more about what they do.
Classic WoW Spotlight: Ruins and Temple of Ahn'Qiraj - Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:54:52 -0600 Hey everyone! We're back with another Classic Spotlight, where we take a deeper look at events that happened during WoW Vanilla to remember them and get hyped up for the upcoming WoW Classic servers! In our first post of the Ahn'Qiraj series, we went back to take a look at the Ahn'Qiraj War Effort, the server-wide event to open these raids. In this post, we're taking a look at the instances themselves, Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj and Temple of Ahn'Qiraj!