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Bonus Events: Arena Event Live, Timewarped Badge Quests and Costs, 6.2.2 Events Start On Wednesdays
2015/08/28 at 10:04 AM
Arena Skirmish Bonus Event
is active and runs between
August 28th and August 31st
During this time, you will get the
Sign of the Skirmisher
buff which can significantly increase the amount of Honor earned from completing random Arena Skirmishes. In addition, you can complete
The Arena Calls
(Winning 10 Arena Skirmishes) to earn 0
. The Conquest earned from this bonus quest does not count towards your weekly cap.
The Arena Calls
can be picked up in your Garrison from
In addition, with 6.2.2 likely on Tuesday, it's a good reminder that in 6.2.2,
Bonus Events will begin on Wednesdays not Fridays
. You can see a complete upcoming adjusted schedule on our
PTR Recurring World Events Page
The new holiday that likely starts on Wednesday is
Wrath of the Lich King Timewalking
As you may remember from our earlier coverage, there are new vanity items purchasable during Timewalking weekends with the new currency
, such as
Bridle of the Ironbound Wraithcharger
. The prices of these items was exorbitant, and they have been lowered in a recent build. Here are some examples:
Reins of the Eclipse Dragonhawk
: 5k, down from 50k
Commendation of the Cenarion Expedition
: 50, down from 500
: 500, down from 20k
Mark of the Ashtongue
: 1250, down from 12500
Check out all the updates on our
currency page, or our
In addition, there are new quests in the data that suggest you can supplement your Timewarped badge gains. These are weekly quests, so can only be completed once per event:
Swirling Timewarped Vial
The Swirling Vial
Frigid Timewarped Prism
The Unstable Prism
Timewarped Badges can also be obtained from killing Timewalking bosses (numbers not final, but it was 150 per boss, 200 per end boss in an earlier build), and the data in the tracking quest
Timewalking Heroic Random (Nth)
suggests that you will be awarded an additional 0
for completing any random Timewalking dungeon.
6.2 Currency Overview: Apexis Crystals, Oil, Seals of Inevitable Fate and More
2015/05/29 at 2:46 PM
Earlier this week we previewed
new Tanaan Jungle reputations
and the costs of their items. Today we're taking a look at the currencies you'll need to buy all the awesome items in 6.2 like
as well as develop your Shipyard and get bonus rolls!
is crucial for your Shipyard, while
are used to purchase new vanity items.
Seal of Inevitable Fate
is the new bonus roll currency and rogues even have new items to pickpocket for
Dingy Iron Coins
Read on to learn about the currencies coming in 6.2, and major changes for other Warlords currencies.
Patch 5.4: Timeless Coins Currency Preview -- Acquiring and Spending Coins
2013/09/05 at 12:01 PM
are a new currency in Patch 5.4. They can be used to purchase ilvl 496 BoA tokens, ilvl 476 epic weapons, Shaohao reputation vanity items, and more.
They can be acquired in a variety of ways, only one of which is from a daily quest. In short, if you do anything on the
, you'll most likely get some.
coverage, check out our PTR blogs:
Zone Overview: BoA Items, Battle Pets, Timeless Coins
Shaohao Reputation Preview
Legendary Questline: Timeless Isle Quests and Bosses
Celestial Pet Tournament
Timeless Isle Vanity Loot
Preparing for Patch 5.4 Guide: Gear Changes, Removed Content, and More!
2013/09/03 at 11:55 AM
Patch 5.4 is a week away, so today we're taking a look at things you can do to prepare for the patch--from saving your
to finishing up Battlefield Barrens! Next week we will publish our Patch 5.4 guide to all the new content, but for now we're just focusing on the changes that can impact how you play the week before.
Olivia from Talk Azeroth covers everything you can do to prepare this week in her most recent show as well:
Existing Gear Changes
In Patch 5.4, all reputation gear tied to MoP factions (except for
) will cost
and the reputation requirements will be lifted--so if you hate grinding reps and are short on VP, just wait a week to buy those items.
gear will still cost
in 5.4, but heavily discounted, so it's probably best to wait and buy those items when the patch hits. Shoulders are unaffected, as they cost gold.
Item upgrades aren't going away in 5.4--if you're not sure what to do this week, upgrade your best pieces with Valor this week, and buy the cheaper
5.4 PTR: Currency and Reputation Gear Changes
2013/07/03 at 11:54 AM
On the latest 5.4 PTR, reputation gear costs have been nerfed pretty hard, making it easier to gear up fresh characters. Many
items will cost
items will have greatly reduced costs.
As this is still the PTR, currency costs are subject to change, but here's what we observed in-game:
Honored items now require Friendly--chest, hands, legs, backs. In addition, the costs have been reduced by 34%:
Patch 5.3: Mists of Pandaria Currency Guide
2013/05/24 at 10:39 AM
Patch 5.3 introduced several new ways of acquiring currency, and ways to spend them. We've updated all of our currency pages and gone over the updated rewards and methods of acquisition below. Of particular interest:
There are several new ways to acquire
, including 0
from Heroic Scenarios.
A catch-up mechanism has been added to the
cap, and unlike past seasons, players can purchase Elite items if they have earned 0
this season, as opposed to hitting 2200 rating.
Players who have acquired 0
can also purchase regular Tyrannical gear for Honor Points instead of Conquest Points.
Players can spend their
Elder Charm of Good Fortune
Empty Supply Crate
in 5.3, which helps them out in the Troves of the Thunder King.
Click the cut to read our currency overview!
News Round Up: WoW at 9.6 Million Subscribers, Currency Conversions, PTR Testing
2013/02/07 at 3:22 PM
Activision Blizzard earnings call
it was revealed that World of Warcraft lost its initial burst of subscribers from Mists of Pandaria, coming down to 9.6 million. Last year WoW lost
a lot of subscribers
and was at 9.1 million right before WoW's expansion came out:
, and finally
100k subscribers last February
This is still an increase from where things were before MoP launched, but we'll have to see if the more frequent pace of these patches improves subscribers furthe
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