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Final Boss for Warlords of Draenor Revealed, Next Legendary will be a Ring
2014/08/14 at 4:46 PM
In an interview by Tom Chilton with Vanion.eu at this year's Gamescom, Chilton revealed the end boss for the Warlords of Draenor will be none other than Grommash Hellscream.
Click on the video below for the full video or
here for the part about Grommash
here for the Legendary ring information
Warlords of Draenor - Scouting Report
2014/01/16 at 8:31 PM
It’s the New Year, and 2014 is going to be a big one for World of Warcraft. This November marks the game’s 10-year anniversary and the 20
year anniversary of the entire Warcraft series. We’re looking forward to celebrating these milestones with everyone, but in the meantime, we’ve got a few Warlords of Draenor–related updates to share.
Preparing for Battle
At BlizzCon, we laid out our plans to send you into battle against some of the biggest and baddest enemies in Warcraft history. While the Iron Horde gears up for war on Draenor, back here on earth we’re making preparations for the expansion’s upcoming closed beta test. If you’d like to be considered, now’s a great time to make sure you’re
to Warcraft betas and that the hardware specs in your
are up to date. (Full instructions can be found
Gear Changes in Warlords of Draenor
2013/11/26 at 12:44 PM
Blizzard posted a lengthy blog covering all the changes to gear in Warlords of Draenor--broken down into two subcategories, Armor and Non Armor. Click the cut for the full blog, or check out our summary below:
Your gear for armor slots (helms, shoulders, etc) changes primary stats and set bonuses based on your spec. There is no "strength plate" or "intellect plate"--simply plate that changes based on your role. Gear for these primary armor slots will always contain Stamina and Armor, as well as either Agility/Intellect/Strength based on your spec.
Secondary stats for armor will remain unchanged when switching between specs (crit, mastery, haste). Hit, expertise, dodge, and parry are removed completely, and spirit and bonus armor no longer appear on armor pieces.
New secondary stats, in addition to crit, mastery, haste: Amplify, Multistrike, and Readiness.
increases the cooldown recovery rate of some abilities,
gives separate chances to hit each target an additional time for 30% damage, and [url=
Hearthstone Closed Beta Patch Notes
2013/10/02 at 1:10 PM
Today is the day for our Hearthstone Closed Beta patch! This patch also includes the account wipe, so when the servers are available for play once more, you’ll be starting again as if you were a new player. For more information on the wipe itself, please revisit our Account Wipe Incoming blog post,
. Now, onto the patch notes!
The maximum level is now 60, and you can earn XP in
game mode up to max level.
Chat has been rejiggered.
Gold gained in Play mode has changed from 5 gold per 5 wins to 10 gold per 3 wins.
You can now acquire Golden Basic minions at higher experience levels.
Arena rewards now give less dust and more cards.
More gold is guaranteed at 5 & 6 Arena wins.
At 9 Arena wins, you are now guaranteed an extra pack or a Golden card.
The animations for Secrets and Fatigue have been sped up dramatically.
All cards now have flavor text when you view them in your collection.
“Spell Power +1” has been re
5.3 PTR Patch Notes are live!
2013/03/22 at 8:12 PM
The 5.3 PTR patch notes are already here and a lot of interesting changes are coming.
Some of the highlights include:
4 New Scenarios
, and a brand new
difficulty for Scenarios
A new Battleground -
located in Valley of the Four Winds.
- you can now pick which spec you receive loot for (helpful for gearing offsets!)
now have a proection from bad luck streaks, each roll gets a progressively higher chance at loot.
World of Warcraft PTR Patch 5.3
Please note: During the 5.3 PTR, not all the content listed may not be available for testing or may only be available during a limited testing window. Keep an eye on our PTR Discussion forum for details.
New Battleground: Gold Rush
In the new Battleground situated in the Valley of the Four Winds, the Alliance and Horde continue their war for Pandaria’s precious resources. While the two factions battle for control over mines, they must also protect their own resources from being stolen and turned against them!
Patch 5.2 Hotfixes - March 21st
2013/03/21 at 7:39 PM
should no longer despawn when the casting Warlock moves far away.
The Crumbled Chamberlain
: Statue pieces now do not despawn when looted, allowing other players to loot the statue piece as well.
: Fixed an issue where players were unable to interact with Grave Guardian statues.
Oondastas for everyone!
now respawns much more frequently.
s have resumed their stance of not interfering with players engaged in Horde/Alliance hostilities(PvP combat).
Raids, Dungeons, and Scenarios
Throne of Thunder
should now favor attackers that are at range.
Reduced the amount of creatures in the area leading up to
in Raid Finder.
Fixed an issue where players winning a bonus roll after defeating
on Heroic mode could receive a non-heroic version of the tier token.
Fixed an issue where damage from
's Crashing Thunder, Lightning Whip, Overcharge and Discharged Energy
Patch 5.2 Hotfixes - March 11th
2013/03/11 at 8:57 PM
Another round of hotfixes today, including some Throne of Thunder encounter fixes and an even larger piece of news that you no longer can obtain loot from
if you are not on your home realm. So no more hopping to over to other realms in hopes of getting a kill.
Full patch notes can be found
, and be sure to check out our
Patch 5.2 Guide
New Gear Guide
Isle of Thunder Guide
for more details.
Click the cut to see the complete hotfixes!
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
Blizzard Trademarks "Mists of Pandaria," Next Expansion?
2011/08/02 at 7:00 PM
Put on your tinfoil hats--it looks like an April Fools' joke may become a reality. Last week, Blizzard filed for a trademark for "Mists of Pandaria" under computer software. This is a common practice for the registration of expansion titles; for example, the Cataclysm was filed for trademark on June 26, 2009 and its domain was bought subsequently. Similarly, a Pandaria domain was also purchased last week.
This means that it's possible that the next expansion will be announced at BlizzCon and that it will be Mists of Pandaria.
Let the speculation run wild--what do you guys think? Is this our future expansion or a false alarm? Will the pandarens be a playable race for both sides, a neutral faction even though Blizzard has said that they like factions to be identifiable and distinct for horde and alliance? Or maybe their role will be more of a lore one, focusing on them as quest hubs and a central conflict?
Click here to see the official filing!
PTR Patch 4.1 Notes Updated (3/15)
2011/03/15 at 8:29 PM
The PTR Patch 4.1 notes have just been updated with some interesting class and raid encounter changes!
now reduces Arcane Explosion's mana cost by 25/50%.
now ignores 50% armor in PvP but still 100% in PvE.
can be done as a 10v10 Rated Battleground.
Be sure to check out the full list of major class changes after the break!
Firelands Raid Not Coming in Patch 4.1
2011/03/03 at 7:05 PM
According to a post over at Eurogamer.net it seems Blizzard has decided to release patches more often and Firelands will
be in 4.1. Blizzard hasn't said anything official on this but the good news is that they want to push new features sooner, rather than waiting for huge content patches like we are currently used to.
Check out after the break for the full article!
BlizzCon 2011 Announced
2011/02/07 at 8:59 AM
It's that time again:
has been announced! On Friday, October 21 through Saturday, October 22, players from around the world will be able to once again return to the Anaheim Convention Center to participate in Blizzard's fan convention.
Right now there is no information on when tickets will be available, but rest assured as soon as we have that info we'll post it here!
What could be better than spending two days checking out the latest versions of Blizzard games, watching eSports tournaments, and chatting with developers alongside a few thousand of your closest friends? We couldn't think of anything either, so we're bringing BlizzCon back in 2011! That's right, BlizzCon will be returning to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, October 21 through Saturday, October 22, and will feature an exciting mix of discussion panels, tournaments, hands-on gameplay, contests, and much more. Check out the announcement press release, and keep an eye on
in the months ahead for further details, including ticketing information.
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