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Artifact Weapon Trait and Relic Calculator Now Live
2015/12/04 at 2:42 PM
Legion Artifact Calculator
is now live! This calculator displays all artifact traits, including their proper order, and trait modifications from Artifact Relics. Note that some artifact weapons are not yet complete, but they will be updated in future builds.
Maw of the Damned
Ashbringer + Relics
Blades of the Fallen Prince + Relics
Oakbringer - NYI
Twinblades of the Deceiver
T'uure, Beacon of the Naaru
The Aldrachi Warblades - NYI
Xal'atath, Blade of the Black Empire
Scythe of Elune + Relics
Fangs of Ashamane - NYI
Claws of Ursoc + Relics
Fangs of the Devourer + Relics
G'Hanir, the Mother Tree
The Fist of Ra-Den
Thas'dorah, Legacy of the Windrunners
Scepter of Azshara - NYI
Talonclaw, Spear of the Wild Gods
Ulthalesh, the Deadwind Harvester + Relics
Aluneth, Greatstaff of the Magna + Relics
Skull of the Man'ari - NYI
Felo'melorn + Relics
Scepter of Sargeras + Relics
Ebonchill, Greatstaff of Alodi + Relics
Stromkar, the Warbreaker - NYI
Fu Zan, the Wanderer's Companion - NYI
Warswords of the Valarjar + Relics
Sheilun, Staff of the Mists
Scale of the Earth-Warder + Relics
Fists of the Heavens
Dandor's Fury - NYI
The Silver Hand
Truthguard - NYI
You can spend Artifact Power on unlocking traits for your Artifact Weapon. There is a starting trait marked by a gold circle, minor traits marked as smaller circles, and major traits marked by gold dragon circles.
You can unlock your traits in a set order, which we have replicated on our calculator. You cannot start unlocking traits anywhere on the weapon UI in-game. You can eventually unlock every single trait, which our calculator's behavior reflects.
As you select your traits on our calculator, a summary of your traits and ranks will appear underneath the calculator for easy reference.
Our calculator also supports Artifact Relics. Every weapon can have two types of relics socketed, and relics can be acquired from most content in Legion--boss drops, quest rewards, etc.
Relics increase your weapon's item level and also unlock
for minor traits.
These relics only affect
--you cannot apply extra ranks onto any trait on your weapon.
Vale Shadow Frost
Let It Go
4 ranks maximum
, up from
Relics can be socketed on the calculator by clicking on the relic graphics at the top of the calculator and selecting the relics from the drop-down menu. Traits that are affected by a relic will light up with a white border when that relic is selected. Once a relic is chosen, you can then add additional ranks to that particular trait.
Not every weapon has relic data yet, below are the weapons that do:
Frost Death Knight: Blades of the Fallen Prince
Guardian Druid: Claws of Ursoc
Balance Druid: Scythe of Elune
Arcane Mage: Aluneth, Greatstaff of the Magna
Fire Mage: Felo'melorn
Frost Mage: Ebonchill
Retribution Paladin: Ashbringer
Subtlety Rogue: Fangs of the Devourer
Affliction Warlock: Ulthalesh, the Deadwind Harvester
Destruction Warlock: Scepter of Sargeras
Fury Warrior: Warswords of the Valajar
Protection Warrior: Scale of the Earth-Warder
Filter Blue Tweets by Class/Role, Pet Battle Event, Legacy of the Void, Fistweaving/Gladiator Stance
2015/11/11 at 4:39 PM
Last year, we launched the
Blue Tweet Tracker
, highlighting the important tweets made by various Blizzard devs. Times have changed since then with all accounts consolidated into
so we've revamped the tool just in time for the flurry of
Legion class information
You can now filter tweets by
Blue Tweet Tracker
. Just select an icon and tweets will automatically be filtered! You can filter for all tweets relevant to a class, or multiple classes, or a mix of classes and roles if you want to narrow tweets further down by spec. Click the "More" button to see older tweets.
New Site Features: Default WeakAuras, Collection Stats in Planner, Race Charts in Class Guides
2015/11/03 at 9:10 AM
Getting a few site updates out before BlizzCon hits! Today we have preset Weak Auras for every class ability, a new addition to our
and new charts added to our
. Check out the full post for info on all of these features!
Comment linking your favorite new feature/useful WeakAura addition from this article for the chance to win 1 of 5
pets. Giveaway runs through Tuesday, November 10th.
Method's Mythic Archimonde Guide, Advanced Collecting Feature on Wowhead Profiler
2015/10/15 at 2:02 PM
In today's news, we have the final Mythic Hellfire Citadel from world first guild Method, as well as some frequently-requested updates to our Profiler.
Check out their Mythic Archimonde strategy video below, and their written strategy guide
Read the full post for more guide details and information on our Profiler update which allows you to track mounts, achievements, and titles that Battle.net does not pick up.
New Site Feature: Database Portal Page
2015/09/11 at 12:07 PM
Wowhead's database is the core of the site, and it's high time we gave it its own detailed portal page. Now you can see all of our data laid out at once at
instead of having to navigate through multiple menus.
Click here to check out the new database portal page!
On this page, you'll find:
A detailed site map of all the database categories expanded as well as related tools.
Links to relevant filters, updated by staff for patches and holidays.
Recently-submitted comments and screenshots.
Top-viewed database pages in the last week.
Reaching this page is easy, just click on the word "Database" on the navigation menu.
We hope you enjoy the new portal page and perhaps you'll discover a new part of the database while browsing! If you'd like us to feature additional database-related content on the portal page, let us know in the comments or at .
Downtime Tuesday #32, September 8th Hotfixes, New Site Feature: Charts
2015/09/08 at 11:36 AM
Downtime Tuesday Episode 32 with
recaps all the unexpected Legion news from last week--multistrike gone, high-res boomkin models, and more!
The Wowhead team is also excited to announce a new feature: charts. As you may have noticed on our
recent Darkmoon Faire post
, we've added charts powered by Wowhead Profiles to our guides! Learn more in the full post, and if you'd like to see a particular chart added to the site, let us know in the comments.
New Site Features: Adventure Journal Recommendations, Today in Draenor Notifications, and More
2015/07/23 at 2:58 PM
We're back with another big round of site updates, including personalized Adventure Journal recommendations and Today in Draenor notifications for
. Keep reading for more details on the new features launched today.
To celebrate, we're giving away 5
to a few lucky users! For a chance to win one, look up your character in
and leave a comment with your link!
New Site Feature: Wowhead Now Mobile-Friendly
2015/07/08 at 12:57 PM
We're very excited to announce that Wowhead and Hearthhead are now mobile-friendly! This is one of our most-requested site updates and we hope you have fun browsing the site on your phone, whether you don't want to alt-tab while playing, or need a Warcraft update at work.
Here's what's been updated:
The database is fully functional: browse items, filter data, leave comments, view screenshots and maps, and more.
Today in Draenor has been added to Wowhead's front page, and Popular Decks are up on Hearthhead's front page!
Guides are mobile-friendly, and you can even browse the sidebar with additional guide recommendations.
Several tools are updated: the Talent Calculator, Dressing Room, Item Comparison, Character Planner, and Deck Builder. More will be added in the future.
If you have a
, your premium status carries over to disable ads and enhance site features!
This is just the start of Wowhead's mobile-friendliness--in the upcoming weeks and months, we'll be converting more tools over.
Also be sure to check out our
, announced yesterday. The Wowhead App comes preinstalled with Overwolf and lets you access Wowhead as an overlay on top of WoW, so you don't need to alt-tab. If you like our site features, consider
subscribing to Wowhead
to help support us!
New Site Feature: Class Guides Revamp, Spectral Tiger Giveaway
2015/07/02 at 4:50 PM
Last year we launched class guides on Wowhead, written by members of the WoW community. This got a great response and we continued to update them each patch, but we are always looking to improve upon new features. Today, we are officially launching the revamped class guides - that means more information, more detail, and easier-to-read guides. We are very excited about the work that has gone into these, and we're excited to share them with you! The authors put a great deal of work into these guides, and it shows.
Click Here to Browse Our New Classes Section
Here are some changes and improvements we've made to the new class guides:
We've split out the massive DPS guides into guides for each spec for better readability--you can still find guides for the other specs linked on the right-hand side of the guide page.
Instead of putting all the information on one page, we've broken it up into multiple pages. This gives us more flexibility and space to explain basic concepts like rotations or embed a talent calculator build.
Our Classes Page
has gotten a facelift, with a new layout, more links, and guides that provide an overview for
You can find class guides by going to
which is on the navigation menu at the top of each page, and we've also added links on our
To help with better gearing recommendations, we've been adding new item features in the past few months--stat weights now have values for different gear levels (currently ilvl 630, 705, 720, and 735 for 6.2), you can quickly compare two items (including DPS trinkets) at
, you can see detailed Warforged/socket variations when ranking items for a particular slot, and you can pin a character via the
to get alerts if an item you're browsing is an upgrade or not.
To celebrate our revamped class guide launch, we’re giving away one
Spectral Tiger Mount
! Simply comment letting us know what your main spec is for 6.2 by July 9th for a chance to win!
New Flying Tool: Draenor Pathfinder Completion, Comment to Win a Grinning Reaver/Mystic Runesaber
2015/06/11 at 2:44 PM
is an achievement coming in 6.2 which will unlock flying in Draenor. To help you out, we've made a
tool highlighting which achievement criteria you have left!
Simply go to
, hit Load Character, enter in character info, and see what you still have to complete! In 6.2, Tanaan reputation progress will be tracked as well.
The tool links to our
Draenor Pathfinder: How To Unlock Flying
guide, as well as the
, which can help with Loremaster of Draenor quest tracking.
For more information, check out the
official flying announcement
Draenor Pathfinder Guide
To celebrate the return of flying, we're giving away some Draenor store mounts that have cool flying animations--
To enter to win, just leave a comment with a
to which mount you're planning to use in Draenor when flying is available!
Hellbreach Guides for Hellfire Citadel, WoW in Hall of Fame, 6.2 Q&A Delayed
2015/06/04 at 12:47 PM
Warcraft has been inducted into the World Video Games Hall of Fame!
We also have new site features and improvements in today's post, such as a new "Important Missions" section in the
New Site Feature: Dressing Room Tool for Custom Transmog, Comment to Win a Mystic Runesaber Mount
2015/05/28 at 5:16 PM
Today the Wowhead team is proud to launch a major upgrade to our modelviewer. The
tool is the ultimate custom transmog experience--create and save your own sets, easily browse gear on Wowhead, find a matching mount, and customize your appearance to express your personal style.
We're also giving away 5
for using the tool, see the end of this post for details!
Here's everything you can do with Wowhead's
Play around with the barbershop outside of WoW. You can fully customize your character, from major features like their race to small details like their earrings and hairstyle. This supports special Death Knight hair colors and skin tones as well.
If you want to see how your in-game character looks in the dressing room, add them to the
and then click the "Import" button on the dressing room tool.
Adding transmog gear is easy--click on the icons to browse gear for that slot. You can browse by name, but we've also added the option to browse by image since transmog is all about visuals. You can even add a complete transmog set at once. All the gear you select is automatically added to a convenient list underneath your character's model.
Our modelviewer supports many animations, as well as high resolution and regular character models, but we expanded our options. You can now even pose your fully-customized character on a mount!
Like your transmog and want to share it? Every time you make an update, your character is automatically saved via the dynamically-updating URL. If you want to always reference it, click on the "Save" option which will make it a permanent Custom Profile.
Get started by going to
Tools > Dressing Room
or hitting the "View 3D" button on any transmog set page. You'll see new options to open up the dressing room tool with that transmog set already loaded!
If you love transmog, be sure to check out our recent
transmog set improvements
, as well as all of our other
transmog resources and guides
We're giving away 5
to celebrate. Just reply with a link to your character in the dressing room to be eligible to win! This giveaway ends Thursday, June 4th.
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