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This Month in WoW - April 2015
2015/03/30 at 9:06 PM
Blizzard has posted an overview of events coming in April 2015. There are two annual holidays as well as the return of the Darkmoon Faire with a new racing game!
starts April 6th and has the new
Mystical Spring Bouquet
starts April 5th and three new race options are available:
Big Rocketeer: Gold
, for using a
, rewards a
Race MiniZep Controller
. This teaches the battle pet
Big Race Roadhog
, for using a
, rewards a
. This increases mount speed by 30% for 10 minutes.
, for using a
, rewards an
Everlasting Darkmoon Firework
. This is a permanent version of
, a firework with the Faire logo.
starts April 27th and has numerous battle pets.
There are also numerous Arena tournaments and
BlizzCon 2015 tickets
go on sale!
As usual, stay tuned for the Wowhead holiday guides for an in-depth look at each event.
We've also been busy today updating Hearthhead for Blackrock Mountain--even if you're not an avid Hearthstone player, the
Blackrock Mountain Overview
is worth a read to see how this iconic WoW zone has been imagined as a card game.
Treasure Hunters: Making Gold with your Garrison
2015/03/29 at 1:09 PM
Patch 6.1 added a few new traits to Garrison followers, including the new
trait. Similar to the
trait, this trait increases your yield of gold from Garrison Missions that reward gold. This guide will answer some basic questions about the
trait and make some recommendations about how to efficiently maximize your gold intake from your Garrison.
What does the trait do?
trait is an additive percentage increase to the base gold offered as a reward for a mission. In other words, if a Garrison mission rewards and you have 3 Treasure Hunters on the mission, you will get . If you already had a good team for gold missions, getting this trait on them will make those missions even more lucrative!
If you have a 100% chance to complete a mission and still have a spare follower slot, you can slot in a
follower who doesn't meet the requirements for the mission - they will still contribute their gold bonus.
Wowhead Weekly Episode 29: WoW Token, new Co-Host, and More!
2015/03/28 at 11:59 AM
Wowhead Weekly is back for another show! We're back to livestreaming the shows on Friday afternoons on
. Wowhead Weekly is a World of Warcraft podcast with Wowhead Site Manager Perculia and Olivia, where they discuss all things Warlords of Draenor, Wowhead, and more! You can
subscribe to our YouTube Channel
to see every episode!
This week they're talking about:
The latest news on the WoW Token's price and release date
The Blackhand music roll only drops in LFR - why, and is it a good idea
Today in Draenor has been added to Wowhead, where you can see all the day's dailies
We've also added a Popular Pages section to the sidebar, check it out!
Nat's Back! Nat Pagle has returned
Shadowmeld has been fixed in PvP, but remains changed in Raids and Dungeons
There's a Blizzard Gear Sale for 15% off all apparel and accessories until April 1st
And we're incredibly excited to announce that, with
Olivia leaving to work for Blizzard
Panser aka Tradechat
will be taking over, and hosting the show with
from April 10th! Panser does an amazing job with Downtime Tuesday already, and we're really excited to have her join Site Manager Perculia for Wowhead Weekly too!
Patch 6.1.2 Hotfixes for March 27th
2015/03/27 at 8:48 PM
After a relatively light week of hotfixes, we've got some late Friday night ones! As usual, you can visit a database page to see all the recent hotfixes listed on that page as well.
should now correctly drop the character from combat if another party member is in combat while in an Arena, Battleground, Rated Battleground, or outdoor PvP zone.
Garrisons, Followers, and Outposts
should no longer incorrectly despawn while in combat with the player after being summoned.
Legendary Ring Quest Line
An Inside Job
: Fixed an issue where
may sometimes fail to eliminate a target.
: Fixed an issue where the map marker for
Stolen Sha'tari Vault
was not updated correctly after defeating The Iron Maidens.
Raids and Dungeons
The Iron Maidens
The Iron Maidens (
Marak the Blooded
) should no longer incorrectly trigger a Dreadnaught phase if they reach 100 Energy and 20% health at around the same time.
Throne of Thunder
Durumu the Forgotten
: Fixed an issue where the cones of light may incorrectly spawn high above ground during the Light Spectrum phase.
Primal Gladiator's Medallion of Adaptation
should now convert into the correct faction version for characters that had undergone a Paid Faction Change.
Friday Update Arcade, Popular Database Pages in Sidebar, 15% Off Blizzard Shop Apparel
2015/03/27 at 11:50 AM
Edit 9:50 PM: Check out the
March 27th Hotfixes
Popular Database Pages on Sidebar
Similar to how we're now showing
what daily quests are up for each region
, we're also showing what the most visited achievement, battle pet, faction, follower, mount, and toy pages were in the last week! Just head over to the right-hand side of the front page and scroll down to the "Popular Pages" section.
If you want to learn even more about popular items, our search result tabs are ordered by popularity, and the lists in each tab are also ordered by popularity in the last week. For example, if you search for
Reins of the Dark Phoenix
is the most popular item, followed by the weapons
Sunfury Bow of the Phoenix
Sun-Lute of the Phoenix King
Twinblade of the Phoenix
. Farther down the list you'll see all four pandaren phoenix mounts, with
Reins of the Ashen Pandaren Phoenix
visited the most and
Reins of the Emerald Pandaren Phoenix
visited the least.
Another example is searching for
. At the time this post was published, the
Music Roll: The Black Temple
page was visited the most out of all the music rolls, followed by
Music Roll: Angelic
Music Roll: Totems of the Grizzlemaw
Friday Update Arcade
Lindsay is back with the latest episode of Friday Update Arcade! Topics include Bloodborne and Pillars of Eternity launching, new League skins which you can see on our
sister site Lolking
, and a reminder to change your Twitch password.
New Site Feature: Check Today's Draenor Dailies on Wowhead's Front Page
2015/03/25 at 1:19 PM
Not sure what daily quests are up in your Garrison? Need one remaining daily to get
? We're now tracking the region-wide daily quests in Draenor so you know what's up before logging in.
We're showing information on Apexis, Bounty, Challenge, Dungeon, Inn, Profession, and Weekly quests across several regions. We also have a daily quest reset countdown so you know how much time you have left to complete the dailies.
All you have to is visit Wowhead's front page and look at the "Today in Draenor" section on the right-hand side of the page. You can also visit a daily quest page in the database and it will tell you if it's active!
This feature is powered by the
, which also helps us keep our data up to date and provides you with extra toybox, follower, and heirloom information on the
. The more players who use the Wowhead Client, the faster our Today in Draenor sidebar gets updated!
Edit: Thanks for all the feedback! We'll look into what additional info we can track like Garrison pet battles and Trading Post Orders. If you have any suggestions, leave them in the comments.
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