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7.2 PTR Build 23623 Artifact Knowledge Scaling, Infinite Artifact Traits, New Emissary Cache Mounts
2017/02/22 at 1:43 PM
It's time for the weekly 7.2 PTR build; here are the data changes from today's update. Big artifact updates, some mounts from Paragon reputation satchels, Relinquished items that can reward legendaries and more. Blizzard clarified infinite artifact traits, relinquished items, and more, which we've rounded up
in this other post
Artifact Knowledge from 26-40
has been rebalanced
and grants much more Artifact Power for rank than previously in the PTR.
More details on the "Infinite" final Artifact Traits were revealed: there are 50 ranks, which increase your primary stat via the proc
Concordance of the Legionfall
create a Broken Isles item appropriate for your Loot Specialization. There is also a chance it may contain a
. Is this one of the ways to target the legendary you want in 7.2?
Legendaries require level 101
in the latest build; not sure if intended. Several legendaries have also received updated procs including the 7.2 Blacksmithing Legendary
Rethu's Incessant Courage
raid testing is on the way
for four Tomb of Sargeras bosses.
will have a mount drop from it. This version of the Emissary Cache is from the Paragon version of the reward - a special "Exalted Plus" tier coming in 7.2. You get these caches on the PTR for every 20,000 rep past exalted and collecting 10 of these rewards
Paragon of the Broken Isles
. We do not know if the mount is guaranteed to be in a cache yet.
Supplies From Highmountain
Supplies From the Valarjar
Supplies From the Court
Supplies From the Dreamweavers
Leywoven Flying Carpet
Supplies From the Nightfallen
Tomb of Sargeras Raid Testing Schedule - 23-24 February
2017/02/22 at 1:09 PM
Four more Tomb of Sargeras bosses will be open for testing on the 23rd and 24th of February: Sisters of the Moon, The Desolate Host, Maiden of Vengeance, and The Fallen Avatar.
Check out the full post for details on all the boss abilities!
Priest Class Mount and Quests - High Priest's Seeker
2017/02/22 at 9:30 AM
Today we are taking a look at the Priest mount
High Priest's Lightsworn Seeker
, available after a special quest from unlocking flying and
Broken Isles Pathfinder, Part Two
. Check out
for more class mounts and questlines.
As this post covers unreleased content, general spoiler warning if you don't want to read about 7.2 quest and lore.
Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes and WarcraftDevs Tweets for February 13th
2017/02/13 at 7:52 PM
February 13th hotfixes include a hotfix in testing for the
droprate for "Essence of Power."
On the Trail
can now critically strike as well.
Earlier news today:
Glixel.com interviews Ion Hazzikostas on the WoW Token
Exorsus Interview, Flying Guide, Overwatch/WoW Fan Art
Shaman Tier 20 Armor Models
Upgrade Legendaries to 940 When Nighthold Opens and New Duskwood Spirit Beast
2017/01/11 at 12:32 PM
Blizzard has clarified when players will be able to upgrade legendaries to ilvl 940; it will be when Nighthold opens. Players with at least one legendary will be able to pick up the quest
Touch of a Titan
and collect 50
Essence of Aman'Thul
Nighthold Raid Bosses
, Mythic Keystone caches, Emissary bags, and PvP Weekly Quests. This quest is repeatable and rewards
Distilled Titan Essence
When Nighthold opens, any new legendaries acquired will automatically be ilvl 940. Learn more in the
Legion Legendary Guide
Patch 7.1.5 Hotfixes for January 10th and Trial of Valor Changes
2017/01/10 at 8:17 PM
The first round of Patch 7.1.5 hotfixes have been posted! It includes some Brawler's Guild tweaks, and a fix for Unholy Death Knight Ghoul abilities which were not affected by Mastery. Other Blizzard posts from today include
removing the change to have 34-54 Artifact Traits active in PvP
and a fix on the way for an unintentional Travel Form nerf. The
7.1.5 Patch Notes
also received updates throughout the day.
Edit: Added undocumented Trial of Valor, Karazhan, and Storm, Earth, and Fire changes.
Patch 7.1.5 is also now live on EU realms, check out our
patch survival guide
News Roundup: Diablo Event Clarifications, Warcraft Movie Sequel Tweets, Stealth in World of Warcraft
2017/01/05 at 1:32 PM
Today's news roundup features Diablo event clarifications, tweets from Duncan Jones about what he'd like to see in a movie sequel, and a neat video on the history of Stealth.
Nighthold Raid Official Preview and Schedule
2017/01/03 at 12:02 PM
Blizzard has published an official preview of the Nighthold Raid, including overviews of all bosses and the raid schedule dates for all difficulties! Check out our
Nighthold Loot Preview
for more details on this raid and stay tuned for our Nighthold raid strategy guides.
Nighthold Normal and Heroic will open the week of January 17th, with LFR wings staggered through March 7th.
Nighthold loot has a progressively higher base-ilvl as you progress through the instance.
are ilvl 855 LFR, ilvl 870 Normal, ilvl 885 Heroic, and ilvl 900 Mythic.
High Botanist Tel'arn
Star Augur Etraeus
are ilvl 860 LFR, ilvl 875 Normal, ilvl 890 Heroic, and ilvl 905 Mythic.
is ilvl 865 LFR, ilvl 880 Normal, ilvl 895 Heroic, and ilvl 910 Mythic.
Nighthold Loot Guide: Mounts, Tier 19 Armor and Set Bonuses, Relics, Gear
2016/12/28 at 9:00 AM
Nighthold is Legion's third raid, a large instance with 10 bosses, scheduled to open on January 17th. Our
Nighthold loot guide is up
organizing the loot by armor type and slot and relics by type. The guide also covers Tier 19 armor sets, special loot like mounts, and other rewards.
We've highlighted some important gear and mount details in today's article, but check out the
for a detailed loot breakdown.
2016 Feast of Winter Veil Presents and Holiday Siegecrafter Blackfuse
2016/12/25 at 3:26 AM
It's December 25th, so don't forget to open your Winter Veil Gift and loot your 2016 gifts,
Disposable Winter Veil Suits
Disposable Winter Veil Suits
are only available from December 25th-January 2nd.
grants progress towards the
Brr... It's Cold in Here
achievement and opening any present today will also give you
He Knows If You've Been Naughty
There are a total of six presents that can be "opened" by completing the quest given by the gift itself under the tree. You can open these gifts on all of your characters, you aren't limited to just one character! The gifts can be found under the tree in Ironforge for the Alliance or Orgrimmar for the Horde.
Site Updates: Wowhead News Alerts for Discord, Layout Improvements
2016/12/14 at 5:41 PM
The Wowhead team has two site updates to share today: a
Wowhead News Webhook
to receive news alerts in Discord, as well as a revamped layout for fewer ads and some design improvements. For more site updates, check out
last month's post
which introduced the Favorites Feature and a reduced Premium price.
7.1.5 PTR: Un'Goro Madness Micro-Holiday
2016/12/14 at 6:27 AM
The final micro-holiday for testing on the 7.1.5 PTR is
. This holiday is scheduled for August 10th and will feature dinosaurs from different expansions ready to stomp you!
This is the last micro-holiday in our series of previews: check out our
past PTR holiday coverage
for details on events like
Call of the Scarab
Kirin Tor Tavern Crawl
: The dinosaurs in Un'goro are getting restless. Time to go pay them a visit! For this micro-event, dinosaur elites with 230 million HP will spawn around the zone. Find their locations on the map with a red X.
Blizzard Posts: Dec 13th Hotfixes, Upcoming Legendary Changes, Unholy DKs and Apocalypse
2016/12/13 at 7:29 PM
Patch 7.1.5 PTR blue posts for December 13th cover some major changes to legendary items and a change to
. These changes should be visible in the next PTR build.
Legendaries that provide a strong throughput increase are being toned down, and those that have more niche uses are being given another pass. In blue post follow ups, Lore stated that if Blizzard were to redo the system now, they'd likely only have utility legendaries. For all the new and changed legendaries in 7.1.5 so far, check out our
7.1.5 Legendary Item Preview
December 13th hotfixes added to the post.
Patch 7.1.5 Legion Developer Classes Q&A
2016/12/07 at 11:54 AM
Game Director Ion Hazzikostas addressed many 7.1.5 class topics in the latest Q&A, and we've summarized his answers below in this liveblog. The next Q&A should be scheduled for January 2017, around the release of Patch 7.1.5.
Watch live video from on www.twitch.tv
Liveblog: Post-BlizzCon Q&A with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas
2016/11/11 at 1:06 PM
Game Director Ion Hazzikostas answered questions about Patch 7.1.5 and 7.2 on today's Q&A. Some hotfixes are also on the way - legendary items will be upgraded to ilvl 910 on Tuesday, and all Trial of Valor items will get a +5 ilvl boost. Check out our full recap for details!
Watch live video from on www.twitch.tv
This Week in Broken Isles 11/8: Trial of Valor Normal + Heroic, Northrend Timewalking, Kosumoth Mount, World Boss Shar'thos
2016/11/08 at 9:05 AM
Each week in Legion introduces a new series of quests, holidays, and bonus events. Here is a look at the major events taking place for the week of November 8th, including:
Trial of Valor Raid and
is up for
DANGER: Kosumoth the Hungering
on US realms
Skull of Shar'thos
which counts towards the Fury appearance
The latest questline for
New Archaeology series
Key of Kalyndras
For the day-to-day updates on Emissary quests, Xurios, Mythic+ Affixes, Violet Hold Mythic and more, please visit the
Today in Broken Isles
section of the front page sidebar.
Trial of Valor Boss Guides: Wowhead and FatbossTV Partnership
2016/11/07 at 6:56 PM
We are excited to announce that
will be providing raid and dungeon guides for Wowhead, starting with Trial of Valor! Long known for their video strategy guides, they are branching out into written guides which will be hosted on Wowhead and will supplement their ongoing strategy and bite-sized video guides.
Check out their three
Trial of Valor
guides below, and learn why we are partnering with them in the full post.
BlizzCon Roundup: Badge Pickup Info, Illidan Statue Preview, Virtual Ticket Pets In-Game
2016/11/01 at 5:18 PM
One of the new items coming to the Blizzard Gear Shop is an epic Illidan statue. Introduced as part of the
BlizzCon Blink Shopping Sale
yesterday, this statue has received an in-depth preview today with high-resolution close-up photos and a "making of" video.
Edit: The Virtual Ticket Pets
are now in game!
Acquire Moroes as Your Class Champion
2016/10/30 at 8:18 PM
has brought to our attention how to acquire
as a Class Champion! Several Wowhead commenters have also been piecing the steps together in the past few days, check out the links in the post for their research, and our
Return to Karazhan Strategy Guide
on how to defeat the bosses!
Patch 7.1 October 28th Hotfixes
2016/10/28 at 9:45 PM
Bacon has received a fix in tonight's Patch 7.1 hotfixes! The Flight Master's Whistle has also received a quality of life change.