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BlizzCon 2015 Schedule and Floor Plan
2015/10/09 at 9:55 AM
The BlizzCon 2015 Schedule and Floor Plan has officially been posted! There are several Warcraft Panels and the Gear Shop opens a day early to cut down on merchandise lines.
BlizzCon 2015 Map (click to enlarge):
Warcraft panels include:
World of Warcraft: Legion - World and Content Overview: 12:30-2 pm Friday
The World of Warcraft team takes you on an epic tour of the new content you'll explore in the expansion, including the zones of the Broken Isles, new dungeons and raids, and how the story unfolds. You'll also get a sneak peek at upcoming features.
World of Warcraft Cinematics - The Road to Legion: 2:15 - 3:15 pm Friday
Blizzard's cinematic artists share a behind-the-scenes look at how they bring some of Azeroth's most iconic figures to life.
World of Warcraft: Legion - Game Systems: 1 - 2 pm Saturday
Take a closer look at the major features coming in Legion. Dig deeper into classes, Artifacts, itemization, professions, the Demon Hunter, and other evolving gameplay elements.
World of Warcraft: Q&A - 2:30 - 3:30 Saturday
Members of the World of Warcraft development team tank your questions about the game's lore, zones, dungeons, raids, and more.
All times are in PST and you can watch the panels from home with the
for $39.99. If you're in the area, make sure you stop by
Wowhead's 10th Anniversary Party
on Thursday, November 5th from 6-11pm at the Hilton Anaheim!
Burning Crusade Apexis Crystals Spotlight: Ogri'la, Apexis Shards, Shartuul, Depleted Items
2015/10/08 at 12:07 PM
Apexis Crystals in Warlords of Draenor are a currency used for pretty much everything--gear, mounts, pets, toys, followers.
was first seen in Burning Crusade as an item specifically part of the flying-only Ogri'la area.
were mostly used to buy Ogri'la items, summon elites, and infuse "depleted Apexis" items to make them usable epics.
As it's the
Apexis Bonus Event
in-game, we thought we'd highlight the origins of this currency. Continue reading for details!
Community Manager Crithto Leaving Blizzard; BlizzCon Goody Bags Sold Out, Mythic Mannoroth Guide
2015/10/07 at 2:16 PM
Community Manager Crithto announced that October 8th is his last day at Blizzard. Crithto was involved in many community projects, including the
Major Payne pet series
from Mists of Pandaria and the Art of Warcraft panel from BlizzCon 2013. However, he's probably most recognizable as a friendly
Here are all the references to Crithto and Pugs in game, if you'll miss Crithto, take a picture by one of these and
Tweet it to him
is a friendly pug that runs around Stormwind, often wearing a festive hat. However if you engage him, he'll turn hostile with 10 million HP. Killing him only drops the
Empty Puppy Collar
is a battle pet that's a reward from
Looking For Multitudes
Over the years, costumes were added:
"Dapper Gentleman" Costume
"Dread Pirate" Costume
"Little Princess" Costume
Big Pink Bow
"Mad Alchemist" Costume
"Lil' Starlet" Costume
, and the upcoming
"Merry Munchkin" Costume
The pug can also hold a firework in its mouth with
You can rescue a bunch of Crithtos in
Crate of Kidnapped Puppies
Apexis Bonus Event Guide (October 7 - 12); Charts for Most/Least Popular Apexis Mounts and Pets
2015/10/07 at 10:02 AM
Apexis Bonus Event
October 7th and October 12th
. During this time, you will get the
Sign of Apexis
buff which can significantly increase the amount of crystals dropped by mobs in Draenor. In addition, you can complete
The Time to Strike
(5 Apexis objectives) to earn 0
, and 0
We have a recap of everything you can buy in our full post, as well as charts showing what are the most and least popular mounts and pets that cost Apexis!
Downtime Tuesday #34, J!NX Code WOWHEAD For Free Shipping Over $50, October 6th Hotfixes
2015/10/06 at 11:20 AM
Downtime Tuesday Episode 34 with
recaps two weeks of news: BlizzCon 2015 In-Game Rewards, Hellfire Citadel Nerfs...and even some Overwatch hype.
We also have another promotion code with
--see the full post for details!
gets you free US shipping with a purchase of $50 or more in October.
Darkmoon Faire In Town (October 4 - 11); Charts for Popular Pets, Toys, Achievements
2015/10/04 at 6:24 PM
is back in town and runs from
October 4th - 11th
. The Darkmoon Faire is a great place for collectors with
19 Battle Pets
Click here to read the Darkmoon Faire Guide
There is one new toy sold at the Faire in 6.2.2:
Darkmoon Prize Ticket
. This seesaw summons the pacifist ogre
who throws you off the seesaw. You can also ride the seesaw with another friend, and when you dismount, you'll get the
which shrinks you.
Check out the full post for even more Darkmoon Faire details, including reputation buffs and charts showing most-collected toys and pets.
Wowhead Weekly #54, Wild Bangerang Alliance and Horde Leggings, BlizzCon Badge Art, October in WoW
2015/10/03 at 11:02 AM
Wowhead Weekly #54 covers Burning Crusade Timewalking, Alliance and Horde leggings, and more!
We also have Alliance and Horde leggings by
, BlizzCon Badge Art by
, and Blizzard's
October 2015 in WoW Preview
in the full post.
Timewalking Dungeon Spotlight: Burning Crusade Attunements and Champion of the Naaru
2015/10/02 at 12:23 PM
Burning Crusade Timewalking holiday
, players get to revisit some dungeons which were considered the most challenging ones back in the day. They weren’t something you could skip either—every dungeon was required in some form for 25-player raid attunements.
Continuing with our spotlight series, we’re going on a nostalgia trip to Burning Crusade Attunements, showing how each Timewalking dungeon was integral to the process.
Ever-Shifting Mirror Spotlight: Portal Locations, Maps, Comparison Between Draenor and Outland Zones
2015/10/01 at 11:48 AM
is a new Burning Crusade Timewalking item added in 6.2.2. You can purchase it from
in Shattrath when Burning Crusade Timewalking is active for 0
This item lets you quickly teleport between similar locations in Draenor and Outland. It shaves off some transportation time, as you can travel between continents directly instead of heading back to a major city, taking a portal to Hellfire Peninsula, and then flying to your Outland destination.
If you didn't play during Burning Crusade, this is also a fun way to familiarize yourself with Outland! For more information on the holiday, check out our
Since this item is so distinctive, we're writing a full article about it. We're covering all of the portal locations in Draenor and Outland with tons of maps, as well as comparisons of each Draenor/Outland area to see how the geography and lore has changed.
In-Game Shop Expands To Paid Character Services, 6.2.2a Hotfixes for 9/30 - 10/1
2015/09/30 at 12:03 PM
The In-Game shop now covers Appearance, Faction, Name, and Race Changes! You can also use the In-Game shop to purchase WoW Tokens, mounts, and pets.
We have a guide to
items from the Blizzard Shop
as well as how
WoW Tokens work
There are also many Hellfire Citadel nerfs in the September 30th hotfixes, check out the full post for details.
Hellfire High Council
Burning Crusade Timewalking, New Timewarped Badge Rewards (September 30th - October 5th)
2015/09/29 at 6:48 PM
Burning Crusade Timewalking
September 30th through October 5th
is a new currency that you can acquire and spend only during Timewalking weekends.
We've made a new
covering everything about both Timewalking events; this full article covers Burning Crusade rewards.
can only be acquired during Burning Crusade or Wrath of the Lich King holidays--so approximately 5 days out of the month.
Killing a boss - 5
Killing an end boss - 0
Completing a random dungeon - 0
Finishing a Timewalking Dungeon when your role is the one for Call to Arms - 0
The once-per-event quest
The Swirling Vial
. This is awarded when looting
Swirling Timewarped Vial
These badges can be spent on Burning Crusade items such as
Reins of the Eclipse Dragonhawk
Mark of the Ashtongue
, sold by
Brewfest Spotlight: The Inns of Azeroth
2015/09/28 at 8:57 PM
has a poll on your favorite Inn in Azeroth
, so we're taking a closer look at them.
There are no achievements to visiting these Inns during
, but they add a lot to holiday spirit and they each have their own quirks!
Which is your favorite Inn in game? Currently Lion's Pride Inn (Goldshire) is in 1st place, followed by the World's End Tavern, Grim Guzzler, Filthy Animal, and The Lazy Turnip.
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