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News Roundup: Increased Spawn Rate for Oondasta, Ra'sha's Sacrificial Dagger Nerfed
2013/03/20 at 12:18 PM
Today's roundup covers an increased spawn rate for
, some clarifications on PvP gear, and interesting discussions on dailies in Patch 5.2 and
Shan'ze Ritual Stone
Several users have already reported this on
's page, but everyone's favorite dinosaur now more frequently respawns. If you haven't tried
yet, he's located on the
Isle of Giants
and drops ilvl 522 loot with dinosaur-themed names.
Agreed, this is an amazing fight of epic proportions and really tiny arms. We definitely want players to have more chances to experience it. The epicness should be about fighting it, not about finding when it spawns, even though that can also be somewhat fun as long as the timer is not so long that it gets frustrating.
You should be able to find Mr. “Tiny Hands”
a bit more often now.
Ra'sha's Sacrificial Dagger
As covered in the
hotfixes from last night
Ra'sha's Sacrificial Dagger
is now on a 30 minute cooldown instead of a 5 minute cooldown.
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Patch 5.2 News: Season 13 Begins, Trinket Changes, Live Ghostcrawler Interview
2013/03/13 at 1:42 PM
Today's news covers the start of Season 13 PvP, and some details on the
trinket hotfixes from yesterday
that are designed to smooth out unlucky proc situations from players.
Season 13 Has Begun
PvP Season 13 for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria has begun! Team and Personal Ratings have been reset and players can once again take to the Arenas and Rated Battlegrounds to test their mettle.
The bid for PvP supremacy continues. Do you have what it takes to climb to the top of the
Here's a breakdown of the big PvP changes in Season 13:
This season's elite PvP gear does not require any rating--it instead requires you to acquire 27,000
this season. The special PvP gear will cost Honor to purchase.
Losing teams in an RBG can acquire up to 200
Balance, Feral, Windwalker, Retribution, Shadow, Enhancement and Elemental now gain 25% of the bonus healing provided by PvP Power (was 0%). Dedicated healers will continue to gain 50% of the bonus healing, and no
News Round Up: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Cinematic
2013/01/22 at 11:02 AM
In today's news round up, Blizzard has unveiled the opening cinematic for
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
! If you have eagle eyes like WoW Insider, you'll even spot a
gnome air freshener
. Remember, if you buy the Collector's Edition, you can pick up a
with the two unique abilities
, and get
Collector's Edition: Baneling
We also have some blue posts on skill vs progression, why Challenge Modes won't have added incentives like items as rewards, and more 5.2 class balance thoughts.
Some other great fansites have recently released new tools, that you may be interested in:
WoWJuju has added Darkmoon bonuses and MoP tokens to Rep Calc, a tool that displays all faction rewards and calculates how many dailies, turn-ins, or instances you'll need to reach Exalted.
WarcraftPets has greatly enhanced their
pet collection tools
, showing levels, rarities, duplicates, stats, and names. See how your collection stacks up against the rest with their new ranking system, Pet
Mists of Pandaria: 5.4 Vale of Eternal Blossoms and Golden Lotus Guide
2012/08/03 at 1:15 PM
In Patch 5.4, the
Vale of Eternal Blossoms
. Parts of the Golden Lotus rep grind have changed and some quests and items have been removed.
We've broken down what's staying and going away, as well as provided a look at the Golden Lotus quests if your'e curious to read that for nostalgia's sake. In Patch 5.4, the Vale is corrupted into the Vale of Eternal Sorrows, and familiar figures from the Vale are
Siege of Orgrimmar bosses
Removed in 5.4
Eternally in the Vale
is removed, as well as the related quests and rewards. This is now a Feat of Strength.
The multi-tiered daily system is simplified. The only daily hub remaining is by Setting Sun Garrison.
The quests to kill elites are removed, and instead, the elites are rare spawns..
have been moved to
Many parts of the Vale are now Sha-infested and destroyed. Most NPCs are ting
Mists of Pandaria Will Be Released September 25th
2012/07/25 at 8:23 AM
The Mists of Pandaria release date has finally been revealed as
September 25th, 2012
. Its retail price will be $39.99 USD, with a digital collector's edition sitting at $59.99 USD and the physical collector's edition at $79.99.
We've also got the official press release.
IRVINE, Calif. – July 25, 2012 –
Land, ho! Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that
World of Warcraft®: Mists of Pandaria™
, the fourth expansion set for the world’s most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game, will be available in stores and online starting from September 25, 2012. Upon the expansion’s release, intrepid explorers of the Alliance and the Horde will be able to set foot upon the shores of the long-lost continent of Pandaria and embark on a perilous journey to uncover its ancient mysteries.
Mists of Pandaria
will be available on DVD-ROM for Windows® XP/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7 and Macintosh® at a sugg
Gathering Professions Preview and News Round Up: Dragon Soul 30%
2012/07/12 at 12:29 PM
Rounding out our profession previews for Mists of Pandaria, we'll look at the remaining gathering ones:
. We've gone over all the items for each profession and their drop locations, as well as the new buffs each profession offers.
Today's news round up covers a variety of topics: Dragon Soul difficulty change to 30% next week, the announcement of the new Guild Mentoring Program, more Beta Class Balance Analysis, LFR roll explanations, and Blizzard at Comic-Con.
Herbalists get a new rank of
: Uses your skill in Herbalism to absorb energy and nutrients from the earth, instantly healing minor wounds and granting 2880 haste for 20 sec. Can be used while stealthed or invisible.
is sold by Trade Supply vendors. It increases your herbalism by +10 and does not need to be equipped.
: high-level areas with water nearby: Windward Isle, Briny Muck in Dread Wastes, etc. Requires 600 skill.
: requires 550 skill, any zone, rare spawn node. Picking one gives you
Luck of the Lotus
. Also chance to be inside [it
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