Upcoming Front Page Improvements and Survey Giveaway - Fri, 26 May 2017 16:25:31 -0500 World of Warcraft is constantly changing, and as part of that process, the Wowhead team evaluates our own site content to see if we can do anything better. We have been hard at work revamping the front page and have a preview to share with our users today.
Back in Warlords of Draenor, we revamped Wowhead's front page to include news articles, which in turn allowed us to share our PTR database updates, new features, and guide sections with a wider audience than before.
If you're brand new to Blizzard games or just want another chance to try Overwatch, you're going to get the chance this weekend! From May 26 - May 29, Overwatch will be free to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and you'll be able to experience the Overwatch Anniversary Event.
Blizzard's Tomb of Sargeras Raid Preview - Fri, 26 May 2017 12:04:42 -0500 We've been previewing the new armor sets and boss encounters coming in the Tomb of Sargeras raid, and today Blizzard has posted their own preview of the raid complete with some developer insights on the encounters.
Learn more about the Tomb of Sargeras Raid on our Tier 20 Armor Sets and Bonuses guide, encounter previews by FatbossTV, and the Tomb of Sargeras database page for a list of all bosses, abilities, maps, and loot.
Warlock Tier 20 Armor - Diabolic Raiment - Thu, 25 May 2017 22:17:31 -0500 With the Tomb of Sargeras raid opening in late June, we're revisiting the Tier 20 armor sets with in-depth previews! Since our first round of Tier 20 armor previews, Blizzard has updated some visual details and we've set up transmog set and modelviewer pages on Wowhead.
Today we are previewing the Warlock Tier 20 set, Diabolic Raiment, an updated version of ! Keep track of all the Tier 20 armor sets and their bonuses on our Tier 20 armor overview and Transmog Set Database.
Fallen Avatar Tomb of Sargeras Boss Preview - Thu, 25 May 2017 13:10:18 -0500 Today FatbossTV is previewing the Fallen Avatar encounter from Tomb of Sargeras, Legion's newest raid opening in Patch 7.2.5. Closer to the launch of Tomb of Sargeras, Fatboss will be creating in-depth video guides, as well as written raid strategy guides published on Wowhead.
Fallen Avatar is the penultimate boss in the Tomb of Sargeras raid.
Blizzard also introduced this in the PTR Development Notes for this build and want help testing it out!
We’ve turned on the Darkmoon Faire for this week as there’s a new band in town! The concert event starts every hour on the half hour. We’d like to get some testing and feedback, so please let us know what you think!
7.2.5 PTR Build 24163 Data Updates - New Legendaries, Arms Warrior Changes, Tier 20 Set Bonuses - Wed, 24 May 2017 12:44:46 -0500 It's time for the weekly PTR update; in this post we'll highlight all the datamining updates including class changes, Tier 20 set bonuses, new legendaries, and more. This build features updates to Arms Warriors, Honor Talents for Beast Mastery and Marksmanship Hunters, a health increase to mobs on Mythic+ difficulties, and more new legendaries.
Click here for the latest items!
Ageless Bronze Drake and Bronze Proto-Whelp are new Chromie-themed pets.
7.2.5 PTR Development Notes - Build 24163 - Tue, 23 May 2017 19:46:51 -0500 The latest 7.2.5 PTR build is coming soon! This build will feature more class changes, including Arms Warriors, Darkmoon Faire testing, and increased health and damage from enemy creatures in Mythic Dungeons.
Catch up on these 7.2.5 topics with previously datamined healer legendaries, our compilation of class changes and set bonuses, and our Darkmoon Faire Blight Boar Datamining Preview.
Hi everyone! There’s a few things to call out for this PTR update:
New Squirky Plush and In-Game Battle Pet - Tue, 23 May 2017 12:18:52 -0500 Blizzard has just announced the new Squirky Murloc Plush on the Blizzard Gear Store for $18. In addition, the long awaited In-Game Battle Pet version, Squirky is now available.
For 15% off all Warcraft products in the Blizzard Gear Shop including Squirky, use the code WOWHEADMAY
We managed to take some pictures of the Squirky Plush alongside some of his other Plush friends.
In-Game Battle Pet
Squirky is now available as an in-game Battle Pet.
Patch 7.2 Hotfixes for May 22nd - Artifact Knowledge Cap Lowered to 40 - Mon, 22 May 2017 18:00:25 -0500 Hotfixes have been posted for May 22nd, including the lowering of the Artifact Knowledge cap to 40, down from 50. At AK 40 you will receive a 4000000% gain from Artifact Power items. This is still a huge gain, but some players were looking forward to AK 50 to make leveling alt artifact weapons even easier in the future.