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New Comic: Highmountain, Nighthold Open for Testing, Blue Posts, Tokidoki and Blizzard Partnership
The Legion Q&A takes place later today, which we are liveblogging, but before that there are some blue posts including a new comic covering the lore of Highmountain. The Highmountain Tauren have witnessed the failed attack by the Alliance and Horde on the Burning Legion, and are seeking to unite the other tribes of the land. The
Hammer of Khaz'goroth
plays a major role while questing and is related to the dungeon
Learn more about this zone in our
2016/07/14 at 12:24 PM
News Roundup: New Wowhead Class Guides and Glyph Tooltips, Noxy Comic, Blue Tweets
Today we've got significant tweets, as well as some Wowhead site updates, and a
significant tweets from our
Blue Tweet Tracker
, over the weekend and late Friday.
<b> Mage</b><br />
On Raid Utility and Mages:
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Bloodlust is not stackable raid utility. It's like being able to give a crit buff. Ice Block and Ring of Frost are...</p>— Celestalon (@Celestalon) <a href="
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...extremely small, in the grand scheme of things, as far as raid utility goes, in most situations.</p>— Celestalon (@Celestalon) <a href="
2014/05/12 at 3:11 PM
A Noxy Comic: Mists of Pandaria Speculation
We're sitting on a lot of Mists of Pandaria information and I really am having a hard time keeping it in. Since I can't hit publish yet, though, have a cute Noxy comic hot off the presses instead.
Noxy also asked me to request that anyone who wants to help write future comics should reach out here in this thread. She'd love to produce more of these so she needs
a comic writer
. And I think we all agree more Noxy art is always a good thing, so help her out!
Scroll of Resurrection Clarifications
<div class="detail"><p>We recently re-launched the <a href="
target="_blank">World of Warcraft Scroll of Resurrection</a> with new mounts, instant character boosts to level 80, free upgrades to <em>Cataclysm</em> for players who don’t own all the expansions, and much more. Today, we’d like to take a l
2012/03/16 at 3:06 PM
A Guide to Patch 4.1's Vanity Items and a Wowhead Comic
As our own in-house artist Noxy would be quick to point out, 4.1 isn't all about the trolls and the 353 epics. It's also not just a filler patch meant to tide us over until Firelands. In fact, according to her, the patch is very important--it has a lot of shiny vanity items to play with! From ones you dig up to ones you're lucky enough to adopt, there were a lot of little things added in this patch. Read on for a wallpaper about them and a miniguide of where to find these fun items.
Rise of the Cute Kittens
Noxy was so inspired by the new vanity pets that were introduced that she made a wallpaper for you showing her true feelings towards this patch. Yes, she's awesomely talented. Yes, she should draw more.
2011/04/27 at 7:56 PM
News Roundup: Latest Blue Posts on Mage Hotfixes, Warlock DoTs, Whiptail and more!
This latest assortment of Blizzard posts includes some info on upcoming mage hotfixes, addresses some current bugs (like that wacky
respawn rate that we're all loving) and even includes a new Love is in the Air themed comic!
Upcoming Mage Hotfixes
Warlock Immolate/Corruption Damage
Whiptail Respawn Rate
Amani War Bear Mount
Blizzard's New Love is in the Air Comic
Check out the full Blizzard posts after the break!
2011/02/14 at 7:49 PM
Wowhead Comic #23
In honor of the release of
has graced us with another comic, written by our own
With all the fuss about Cataclysm, it's always good to take a moment to look back on the world—and the friends—we left behind...
Noxy has also put together a wallpaper of the last panel, if you'd care to download:
1280 x 1024
2010/12/08 at 8:33 PM
Wowhead Comic #22
Wow, its been a while, hm?
With all this commotion about possibly the most wonderful thing to ever happen to this game (in my opinion), I thought its a good time as any to make a comic about how ridiculous I find all the flame and troll wars.
I have been waiting for a
flying pony mount
for such a long time, and now not only does my main character get to have one, but ALL OF MY TOONS! And all levels of riding skill! Happiest day of my life. Kinda. ... I really like ponies. And sparkly things.
I threw together some wallpaper versions of the comic for you guys. :3
1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080
1280 x 1024
Note: The lyrics are from an
all-time favourite song
of mine, that most of you will probably recognise
2010/04/16 at 2:39 PM
Did Somebody Say My Name?
2 years ago
A little while ago, the very talented Keydar from
Dark Legacy Comics
created a fine piece of art.
Since we did not have a blog to post about it at the time, we felt like we would share it again for everyone to enjoy!
2009/11/14 at 10:56 PM
Wowhead Comic #21
Happy Midsummer Fire Festival, everyone!
Uh, nevermind. I'm a bit late for that now. Oh well! Its done at least.
Here's a Festival comic written by our lovely
. She raised the technicalities relating to the quests to
of the other factions main cities. So you've taken a flame, great! How? On a stick? And even then, where do you keep it, to stop it going out on your rush back to hand it into the NPC?
How about in your pocket? Well, that wouldn't be very safe now, would it? Your clothes would catch on fire..
Apologies again for the lack of comics lately, I've been incredibly busy, and I still don't have a full time comic writer!
Reminder: If you have any short WoW related comic scripts, or any comic ideas, please dont be afraid to mail them to me via
, I do read them all, even if I dont have the time to draw them all!
Edit: Yes. Miyari is wearing Horde-Boxer-S
2009/07/05 at 6:30 PM
Wowhead Comic #20
Better late then never, eh?
This weeks comic was written by Oneric! And features his pretty little priest and our own
. (The very feminine but
Keep the comic scripts coming guys! I'm still sifting through the emails but the ones I've received so far are pretty promising and I'll try to draw up those that really jump out at me with awesomeness.
More ramblings to come after the break...
2009/06/01 at 4:29 PM
Pretty Picture Filler Week!
As you may have noticed, I've been slacking with the comics. There are a couple reasons behind this, but its mainly due to me being eye-bleedingly busy. I've been using the days I allocate each week for Wowhead, to work on
badge images for the wonderful
I will be drawing these for other staff members in the near future, and for those that want to commission me for similar badge-art as above, they will be available soon. I'll add some information about it in a future post.
The other reason for a decrease in comic numbers, is a lack of scripts. I no longer have a full-time writer to make them for me, and I'm having terrible writer's block!
So if any of you out there have any ideas for short, simple, and funny WoW-related comic script, please feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Who knows...it might get used!
2009/05/18 at 12:32 PM
Wowhead Comic #19
I know this was supposed to be posted yesterday, but hey, we all have bad days.
is finally mine. Apart from the amazingly adorable chubby little piggy, my favourite part of this event is the
achievement. It's not difficult, doesn't have a story behind it, no special significance, it's just ironically mean. And that amuses me. Just one of those fun, selfish and silly achievements.
And so this week's comic has no joke, no punchline, etc. Just lots and lots of delicious and moist cake.
2009/05/04 at 11:00 PM
Wowhead Comic #18
Ding ding, me again.
This week's script was written by and stars Koren (the BE priest lady). She's been hunting that darn
Time-Lost Proto Drake
for gosh knows how long, (so have I /sadface) and is frustrated how quickly it is snapped up by other people in the hunt for it.
So, good luck to her, and I hope she bags herself this prize mount soon. <3 (and me too)
Note: Please, for the sake of her sanity and mine, pretty please don't reply to this blog post saying, OH I HAVE ONE, I FOUND IT SO-SO EASILY, etc etc. Or blood vessels will burst. And she might stab me in the head with a pen. And, uh, ignore the fact she can't actually use a crossbow ingame, for comic purposes it's nifty and cute.
2009/04/19 at 1:00 PM
Wowhead Comic #17
Happy Chocolate-and-Egg-day everybody!
We have to suffer without our bunnies and eggies for a little longer this year, but at least we get them for more than a day!
For 2009, Noblegarden will be hitting the servers soonly after Patch 3.1 is released, and will last for a week! So we'll all have plenty of time to get our pretty dresses and tuxes.
2009/04/13 at 12:30 AM
Wowhead Comic #16
Tuesday! Time for a comic!
Sorry for the delay folks, this one took me a while to draw.
Plus I had my first raid on Saturday night, so I was reading up fights for hours. ;o /excuses
This week's script was written by, and stars, Snowfi. The little pink-haired mageykins.
Without further ado, I give you
, during Tuesday Maintenance.
Those poor bosses finally get a few hours to themselves without random heroes turning up and trying to stick various spiky objects into their heads.
2009/03/31 at 8:00 PM
Wowhead Comic #15
Hey lookie, it's Sunday! Have a comic.
I uh... I think
needs a brain scan. ): The poor fellow, such short term memory loss.
Kay back to playing WoW, Noxiia is almost 80! Ahh! My first 80! *squeal*
2009/03/22 at 3:50 PM
Wowhead Comic #14
Sorry folks, didn't have the time to make a full length comic this week. Busy busy busy!
But, as I had so much fun with the Boomkitty, I decided to go the other route.
Meet Mr. Bearhealz!
I wish I could draw more of these with other classes, but the druid forms were just so flexible..
Anyhoo. I stuck them together and made a
, purely for my own amusement, but I figured I'd add it to this blog post!
2009/03/15 at 5:20 PM
Comic Honorable Mention - Avedral
One of our users,
just won a honorable mention at Blizzard's fan comic contest. Here is the official announcement:
Here is the next honorable mention from
comic contest submissions. Remember, the contest will go on all year long, so don't miss your chance to win a copy of the World of Warcraft Battle Chest signed by both Vice President of Creative Development Chris Metzen and Art Director Chris Robinson, as well as a World of Warcraft 60 day pre-paid time card.
Keep those comics coming! Check out today's honorable mention from
Here's a link to the
, and a direct link to the
image by itself
(or just use the thumbnail to the right).
- we wish you sky-rocking success and many more notable entries, preferably - winning ones! :)
We are proud to have you
2009/03/06 at 10:35 PM
Wowhead Comic #13
, neato! Now... how do I switch? What does this button do-
OH GOD NO!
While drawing this I decided that a 'Boomkitty' would be the greatest class spec... ever. It's cute, and awesome.
Also, I've gone slightly insane.
That is all.
2009/03/01 at 6:00 PM
Wowhead Comic #12
This week brings another installment of WBN!
- binglybingly news jingle -
Two more News Staff members join us this time, my gorgeous Blood Elf co-Anchor,
, and the ever-lovable Orc Weatherman,
. He's just.. Pretty. Oh so pretty.
Reminder: The Wowhead News Network series is still accepting suggestions for comic subjects. Send your ideas to email@example.com with the subject line "WBN" and if I get some good ones, I'll make comics out of them. :)
(Script credit goes to Palehoof/Bill Hicks)
2009/02/22 at 5:00 PM