Now Hiring: Lead Engineer for Wowhead - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:37:56 -0500 We're hiring again on Wowhead and ZAM. Between the rapidfire pace of PTRs and some other new initiatives ZAM is working on, we're looking to expand the team!
The emphasis of today's post is on hiring a Lead Engineer for Wowhead. The position is aimed for our West Los Angeles office. Because this position will have supervisory as well as implementation responsibilities the successful candidate will have strong technical and interpersonal communications skills.
Game of Thrones References in Warcraft - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:59:47 -0500 With the Season 7 finale of Game of Thrones today, we thought it would be fun to review some of the popular items and NPCs in Warcraft that were inspired by this series.
Spoilers from Season 7 are marked under tags, but there are general spoilers in the post if you are unfamiliar with the books and show.
Ours is the Fury
Archmage Melis is a fire mage in the Mage Class Hall in Legion, a tribute to Melisandre the fire priestess.
All the New Mounts in Patch 7.3: Elekks, Ruinstriders, Mana Rays and More! - Sat, 26 Aug 2017 17:29:45 -0500 Patch 7.3 is less than a week away and it's time to take a look at all the mounts that will be available in Patch 7.3. There are many new mounts from reputation, open world rares and more! However, the raid mounts will be unable to be obtained until Antorus releases in Patch 7.3.5.
Below we've provided videos and screenshots of all the mounts; click on the database links to learn more about the mounts, including viewing them in 3D in the modelviewer, and reading their flavor text.
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
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The Terrors of Argus - Fri, 25 Aug 2017 21:53:15 -0500 While Argus provides many different outdoor activities, like invasions, reputations, and stories, the corruption present in the planet is so deep, that the environment itself is your fiercest enemy.
From the moment you step your feet in Argus, you can feel in the air that you're not welcome in the planet.
Discipline Priest Updated Caster Spell Animations in Patch 7.3 - Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:55:19 -0500 Casters receive updated animations in Patch 7.3 and we're wrapping our our video series today with Discipline Priests! Click here for links to our other caster animation videos, and Blizzard's look at the process behind the revamp. Restoration druids, all mages, all priests, and Elemental and Restoration shaman received updates.
Notable spells with visual updates include Evangelism, Penance, Plea, Power Word: Radiance, and Power Word: Barrier.
Blizzard gamescom 2017 Interviews - FatbossTV and Ion Hazzikostas - Fri, 25 Aug 2017 05:29:34 -0500 The latest Blizzard gamescom 2017 interview took place with FatbossTV and Ion Hazzikostas! Topics covered include RNG and Titanforged, a possible improvement to early legendary droprates, the need for a stat squish, and the Tomb of Sargeras difficulty curve. We may also be getting two small patches of Legion story after Antorus!
Other gamescom 2017 interviews with Ion Hazzikostas include Vanion, TradeChat, Blizzplanet and PCGamesN.
World of Warcraft Legion On Sale Through September 5th - Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:39:06 -0500 World of Warcraft Legion is now available to purchase at a discount price, just in time for Patch 7.3! You can purchase it through Amazon, or via the US or EU Battle.net Links. This sale lasts through September 5th, 11:59pm PDT.
Note: purchasing Legion through Amazon provides a small kickback to Wowhead which directly supports the site.
For European players, Standard Legion is now 29.99 Euros down from 44.99. The Digital Deluxe edition is 44.99 down from 59.99.
Seat of the Triumvirate - Official Dungeon Preview - Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:10:05 -0500 The new dungeon The Seat of the Triumvirate opens the third week of Patch 7.3, with four new bosses on Heroic and Mythic difficulty. Today Blizzard has released their official preview about the dungeon with developer insights.
Earlier during the Patch 7.3 PTR, FatbossTV previewed the dungeon. Click here for the dungeon loot tables and encounter abilities.
Patch 7.3 - Netherlight Crucible Preview - Thu, 24 Aug 2017 03:03:57 -0500 In Patch 7.3, players will be able to unlock the Netherlight Crucible on Week 3 of the Patch, after completing the main Argus campaign. This will allow players to gain item levels on their weapons and augment their relics with new abilities and a bonus trait!
You can find out more information about the patch in our Patch 7.3 Hub or simulate your luck with our Netherlight Crucible Talent Calculator.
Patch 7.3 - Invasion Points Preview - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:14:13 -0500 In Patch 7.3, one of the features which will unlock on Week 2 of the Patch are Invasion Points. Players will visit new planets and defeat the demons inside for great rewards!
Patch 7.3 will be released on August 29th! Make sure to be ready for the patch by checking out our Patch 7.3 Hub.
There are two types of invasion points:
Tier 1 will allow 3-10 players to participate in the instance.
Tier 2 will require a raid to defeat the boss, but drops item level 930 gear.
Patch 7.3 Tips for Returning Players - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:26:08 -0500 With the gamescom news that Patch 7.3 is coming week of August 29th, many players are excited to jump back into WoW after a break. Blizzard is adding many catch-up mechanisms making this the most alt-friendly patch so far. In this post we'll highlight everything being simplified from 7.2 to 7.3 and we hope to see you on Argus!
Over the past few weeks the Wowhead team has been creating a variety of new player resources and guides.
Gamescom 2017 - Blizzard Reveal Ceremony Liveblog - Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:53:30 -0500 The Blizzard Reveal Ceremony will be kicking off at 9 PDT today with announcements from the developers of each game. You can watch the stream on the Blizzard Twitch stream or YouTube.
Edit: The livestream is now over and the VoD can be seen below.
We can expect discussion on Patch 7.3 for WoW. It's possible that we can see a release date or the patch trailer today!
Patch 7.3 is called Shadows of Argus which will release in 1 week on August 29!
Bajheera and Venruki are the hosts of the Warcraft Esports show, Gladiator's Summit. These shows will be recorded throughout the season and released on the WoW YouTube channel. You can find out more information in the blog post or you can watch the first episode which is available now!
Monk Tier 21 and PvP Armor - Chi'Ji's Battlegear - Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:40:46 -0500 Today we are previewing the Monk Tier 21 set from Antorus, the Burning Throne, Chi'Ji's Battlegear, and recolored sets from Legion Season 5 PvP. Keep track of all the Tier 21 armor sets and their bonuses on our Tier 21 armor overview.
Excited about transmog? Check out the Trial of Style Event going on.
We're previewing all of the tints for Mythic, Heroic, Normal, LFR, Elite, Alliance, and Horde on Male and Female Humans.