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7.2 PTR Legendary Item Changes - Updated March 20th
2017/03/20 at 12:34 PM
Last week Blizzard published a list of legendary item changes coming in a PTR update, and today this post has been updated with more changes. Learn more about legendary updates in our
Patch 7.2 Legendary Overview
7.2 PTR - Build 23780 Marked As Release Candidate
2017/03/17 at 2:55 PM
For our second 7.2 PTR build of the week, we've datamined a handful of legendary and spell updates. More importantly, build 23780 is marked as a release candidate, which means the 7.2 PTR is pretty polished and could go live soon! Several days ago the
for Patch 7.2 also appeared on the Battle.net launcher.
7.2 PTR Legendary Item Changes and Development Notes - 14 March
2017/03/14 at 2:48 PM
In Patch 7.2, underperforming legendaries will receive bonus stats or additional throughput effects to make them more appealing to players. Today, Blizzard has provided the full list of legendary changes coming in the March 14th 7.2 PTR Build. These changes include the addition of 1.5-2% baseline throughput to underperforming legendaries.
As an example of a legendary which received improvements, here's
. It now grants 10% movement speed and 3% haste, 70% movement speed and 25% haste when triggered, and the movement speed bonus now stacks with other bonuses.
Be Prepared: What to Do Before Legion Patch 7.2
2017/03/13 at 10:06 AM
end of the PvP Season announcement
, Patch 7.2 is likely coming sooner than later to Legion. We've compiled a list of things players should get done before the next patch hits--and what to hold off on as it will be easier to complete in the patch.
In this post you'll find details on:
Broken Isles Pathfinder, Part One
Broken Isles Pathfinder, Part Two
Reaching 35 Artifact Traits for
Completing the Class Campaign for
Farming Transmog for
Azeroth's Next Top Model
Legendary Armor: What's New in Patch 7.2
2017/03/03 at 9:32 AM
The past few weeks have seen a number of major legendary updates on the 7.2 PTR, so here's our roundup on what's new to this system including legendary targeting, crafted BoEs, and spec-based bad luck protection.
7.2 PTR Development Notes for Build 23657 and Mythic Testing
2017/02/28 at 3:44 PM
Blizzard has posted the overview of what's coming in the next 7.2 PTR build. It seems to be a relatively small build focused around bug testing and tweaks, without new types of content or quests to try out. Over the next week, all Tomb of Sargeras bosses except for Kil'jaeden will be tested on Mythic difficulty as well.
There are some wording changes to
coming in this build; namely they will no longer say they have a chance to grant a legendary, but they will still have a small chance to grant one. In these notes, we also learned a bit more about the gearing system on Broken Isles - the Relinquished tokens won't just have a small chance to reward a legendary, they'll also have a chance to reward good dungeon, raid, or PvP gear too.
Blizzard Posts Feb 23rd: Slot-Specific Legendary Targeting, World Boss Testing, PvP Updates
2017/02/23 at 6:42 PM
, Blizzard answered some questions on legendary clarifications, opened up testing on World Bosses, and announced that some PvP changes for 7.2 would be reverted. The "identify legendary" items like
Coffer of Twin Faiths
were scrapped and described as an "experimental concept" in light of the new announcement that droprates and bad luck protection will be calculated by spec, not by class, in 7.2. Blizzard also posted that you can target legendaries for a gear slot in 7.2!
Blizzard Posts: Developer Q&A on February 23rd, Legendary Drop Rate Clarifications, Ending Support for Windows XP
2017/02/17 at 3:07 PM
Our round of Blizzard posts for February 17th includes information on an upcoming Developer Q&A, clarifications on legendary drop rate changes in recent patches, and some PTR clarifications. The biggest takeaway from the legendary post was that the chance to get a legendary does not decrease after your third one - acquiring the third one is at the same chance as acquiring your seventh one, for example. Check out our
Legion Legendary Guide
for more details about these types of items.
Looking for 7.2 PTR news? Check out our coverage of the latest build, including
How to Get the Paladin Class Mount
Cathedral of Eternal Night Dungeon Preview
Datamined Voice Overs
Tier 20 Set Bonuses and Transmog Achievements
. Blizzard has also posted
updated Patch Notes
Artifact Power Changes
Patch 7.2: New World Bosses, Death Knight Animations, Legendary Improvements
2017/01/28 at 8:56 AM
Today's Patch 7.2 roundup includes an early look at the three new world bosses, improved Death Knight Animations, and a blue post hinting at legendary improvements coming a bit later in the PTR testing process.
7.2 PTR: Artifact Challenge Tint Sources, Transmog Holiday Updates, Crafted Legendary Quests
2017/01/26 at 4:03 PM
Patch 7.2 PTR coverage continues with crafted legendary quests, the sources for Artifact Challenge Tints, and datamined strings hinting that we can transmog some holiday items soon!
7.1.5 PTR Legendary Item Changes for January 4th and Blue Posts on PTR Communication
2017/01/04 at 2:21 PM
The 7.1.5 PTR has received a small update focusing on several changes to legendary items; these changes were followed up with a series of Blizzard posts on a Beast Mastery legendary nerf and a discussion about PTR communication.
7.1.5 Legendary Item Overview
has also been updated with today's changes, as well as
7.1.5 Class Changes from All Builds
7.1.5 PTR: Build 23244 Spell and Legendary Updates
2016/12/14 at 7:54 PM
A new PTR build is here with spell and legendary proc updates!
Many legendaries were buffed or nerfed
; Blizzard explained that the goal was to nerf the power of legendaries that were strong in all situations. We also have a brand new datamining format for legendary procs and stats, we hope you like it! We have also updated our
7.1.5 Legendary Guide
with a compilation of all the changes from past builds so you can see how things overall change from live to PTR.
More specs received Aura Damage updates including +12% to Retribution Paladin, 3% to Unholy Death Knight, 4% to Destruction Warlock, +7% to Survival Hunter, and +5% to Arms Warrior.
New spells include the Shadow Priest Talent
while Greater Blessing of Might has been removed. Remember though that Retribution Paladins received a 12% damage increase to their remaining abilities.
Many Vantus Runes have been buffed from 1000 to 1500; while the costs have been halved!
Earlier today we launched
Wowhead News Alerts for Discord
; give it a try in your channels to be alerted when new data updates like this build are live.
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