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New Site Features: Transmog Recommendations Including Weapons, Improved Modelviewer, Icon Database
2016/01/20 at 11:11 AM
The Wowhead team has a few new site features to share today, including advanced transmog recommendations on items and transmog set pages, as well as an improved modelviewer and new icon set database.
We're scanning all the characters on Battle.net to show you what are the most popular pairings for each item and transmog set on Wowhead. Is your favorite transmog set missing shoulders like ? We now show the top 4 matches for each missing slot on our transmog set pages, as well as key slots like weapons, tabards, shirts, and capes on
transmog set pages like . Below are some of the suggestions:
More details on our new site features in the full post.
Downtime Tuesday #15, Blue Tweets, 6.2 Shipyard Missions and Abilities Database Live, Warcraft Icons
2015/05/12 at 12:06 PM
Downtime Tuesday Episode 15 with
takes a look at the recent subscriber drop, Leeroy Jenkins' anniversary, and a ton of mounts including the
Continue reading for show notes, information on our updated Shipyard databases, blue tweets, and some more high resolution WoW icons!
WoW Down to 7.1 Million Subscribers in Q1 2015, New Blizzard Merchandise, State of PvP
2015/05/06 at 12:34 PM
Activision Blizzard released their first quarter 2015 results today, and
World of Warcraft is at 7.1 million subscribers
, down 2.9 million from
10 million reported at Warlords' launch
. Earlier in 2014, WoW was down to
6.8M for Q2
(the lengthy break between new content with Siege of Orgrimmar) and increased to
7.4M for Q3
as players got ready for Warlords of Draenor.
Click here to read the First Quarter Presentation.
This is a steeper loss than the first quarter after Mists of Pandaria launched. For
, subs were at 9.6 million after Mists of Pandaria launched in September 2012 with
over 10 million subscribers
The subscriptions from
were not counted in this report as they were launched in Quarter 2.
As for other Blizzard games, Heroes of the Storm is up to 11 million beta sign-ups and saw the release of the Founder's Pack for $39.99, while Hearthstone had steady engagement due to the recently-released
Goblins vs Gnomes
has a summary of the report and the conference call starts at
, which you can listen to at
. Here's their summary of Warcraft:
Blizzard Entertainment had the largest Q1 online player community in its history, up a double digit percentage year over year despite no major launches in the quarter. As expected and consistent with our experience following prior expansions, we saw a decline in the World of Warcraft subscriber number. Subscribers ended the quarter at 7.1 million. World of Warcraft’s revenue performance at constant FX has been more stable, driven by continued strong uptake on value added services, and price increases in select regions, which partially offset subscriber declines, particularly in the East. World of Warcraft remains the No. 1 subscription-based MMORPG in the world.
WoD Build 18816: Spell Changes, Achievements, Titles, Vanity Items, Mounts, Quest Gear Models
2014/09/02 at 7:05 PM
It's time for a new Warlords of Draenor beta build!
Click here to see the latest additions including new items!
Questing Gear: 3D Models
Some Warlords of Draenor quest items got new looks in tonight's build! Check out some of the new colors below:
For more armor sets, check out our
Warlords of Draenor Armor Models
Victory in Hillsbrad
title for the Alliance and the Horde receive
Tarren Mill Terror
The Last of Us
, tied to your Level 3
Gladiator's Sanctum Level 3
, rewards the
Lord of War
Lady of War
is a new in-game shop pet.
unlocks Draenor Pet Battle daily quests.
is a new talent for Hunters.
is a reward for
Mythic: Imperator's Fall
is a fishing-themed boss with
Catch of the Day
Fillet of Flesh
. Associated loot is
Thruk's Fishing Rod
Thruk's Heavy Duty Fishing Pole
Thruk's Fillet Knife
Iron Army Insignia
: Disguise yourself as a Kor'kron Foot Soldier.(2 Hrs Cooldown)
New Battle Pet:
New Council of Exarchs reputation item:
Permanent Time Bubble
Pneumatic Pony Cannon
: Fires a rideable pony up to 0 to 50 yards away.
We've previously seen other professions like
have ways to reroll secondary stats and upgrade epic gear in Warlords of Draenor. There are now similar datamined items for Inscription weapons and Engineering goggles:
Unstable Linkgrease Locksprocket
Unstable Morden's Magnificent Contraption
Unstable Weapon Crystal
Personal Voodoo Doll
: Deal a blow to your worst enemy knocking them down. (10 Min Cooldown)
: Try out a friends footwear for 10 min. (1 Hour Cooldown)
The reward for collecting 150 toys is in!
transforms you into a Clockwork Gnome.
Angry Brewfest Letter
: Remove your Brew of the Month membership easily now.
Golden Hearthstone Card: Lord Jaraxxus
Relic of Karabor
: Teleport to Karabor, requires
Council of Exarchs
to get Draenic inscription pigments.
New mount items are in! Previously we've datamined the spell IDs:
Valor and Justice Point Costs Removed
Most items should not cost Valor or Justice Points in this build:
Discover the treasures of Frostfire Ridge.
Defeat all of the Pet Tamers in Draenor listed below.
Reward: Quest Reward: Draenor Pet Battle Daily Quests
Become the last gladiator standing at the Highmaul Coliseum.
Reward: Title Reward: Lord of War or Lady of War
Discover the treasures of Draenor.
Find more treasures in Draenor.
Find even more treasures in Draenor.
Win a battle in the 10th Anniversary battleground, Southshore vs. Tarren Mill.
Reward: Title Reward: Southshore Slayer
WoD Build 18566: Female Draenei and Undead 3D Models, New Tier Sets, Holiday Items, Battle Pets
2014/07/17 at 9:52 PM
A new Warlords of Draenor beta build is up! This build opens up
, which we
previewed earlier today
. The level cap has also been raised to 96.
Click here to see the latest additions, including items, NPCs, and quests!
New Character Models
The new female Draenei and female Undead models are up in our modelviewer!
Check out our
Warlords of Draenor Transmog Guide
for even more armor sets!
WoD Build 18522: Spell Changes, Icons, Changed Tier Bonuses, Achievements and More
2014/07/09 at 5:23 PM
NPCs and Quests
added to the database.
Another new build for the Warlords of Draenor beta is on its way! There are no new questing zones open, but there are many bugfixes. In addition the Dark Portal in Tanaan Jungle is now red, instead of green:
Check out the latest additions including items and achievements!
Lots of new achievements added for Garrisons and Ashran! Full list below.
New 3D Models include Mage Season 16 (Alliance and Horde), Death Knight (missing shoulders), Warlock Horde Season 16, a very incomplete Death Knight Mythic set, and some Draenor Raid Staves.
include quests for Spires vignettes and additional Garrison ones like
The Cryptic Tome of Tailoring
which could be tied to learning blueprints for profession buildings.
New level 45 Talents for Warriors:
These abilities are now baseline again for Monks:
Touch of Death
These abilities are now baseline again for Druids:
Draenei Micro Defender
More legendary quest items:
Sigil of the Sorcerer King
Recipes for Feasts:
Marinated Elekk Steak
Seasoned Elekk Ribeye
Whole Pot-Roasted Elekk
is confirmed to be a new Tailoring mount.
PvP Designer Brian Holinka appears as
Harms-Master Brolinka Jr.
New scenario zone:
The Trial of Faith
Lots of changed Tier 17 bonuses, as listed below.
Existing Brawler's Guild achievements are now marked as "Season 1/Pandaria campaign."
Many placeholder QA items were added in this build, as well as Primal Combatant PvP gear like
Primal Combatant's Dreadplate Gauntlets
Several Garrison buildings have gotten updates. Here are some of the more interesting ones:
Tannery: Sells a variety of tents that offer a well rested buff if used on logout. Also allows up to 3 work orders at once.
Tailoring Emporium: Sells a variety of placeable banners, pennants, and flags, which have various effects.
Storehouse: Enables access to your personal bank and increases the total number of active work orders for all buildings
WoD Build 18505: Spell Changes, Icons, Maps, Items, Tier 17, Gladiator, and Mythic Armor Models
2014/07/02 at 7:01 PM
9:10 pm EST: Added Gladiator sets and many weapon models!
8:30pm EST: New 3D Models added for Tier 17 Warlock, Mythic Hunter and Priest, and Season 16 Monk!
8:10pm EST: Database updated with the latest items!
Check out the latest database additions!
New 3D Models
These are the models for Warlock Tier 17, Priest Mythic, Monk Season 16, and Hunter Mythic! Click on the images to view them in our 3D Modelviewer.
Mantle of the Talon King
: Hitting exalted status with the Arakkoa Outcasts rewards you with
The Talon King/Queen
There are achievements and titles related to harvesting timber, such as
Choppin' Some More Logs
. The titles are
New battle pets:
New fishing bait:
Moonshell Claw Bait
New legendary quest item:
Corrupted Blood of Teron'gor
. These include
, the 30 slot
Miniature Flying Carpet
most likely related to Ashran like
Handbook: Pick Pocket
Book of Flight Form
Mastery: Wild Quiver was replaced with Mastery: Sniper Training. When you stand still for X, you gain Sniper Training for 6 sec, which increases your damage, shot range, and critical strike damage by 4%.
The Unholy DK attunement,
, now also does the following: Your Scourge Strike, Festering Strike, Plague Strike, Soul Reaper, and Pestilence multistrikes deal an additional (3% of Attack power) Shadow damage.
This Mistweaver attunement,
, now also does the following: Your Renewing Mist and Rising Sun Kick have a chance equal to your multistrike chance to not go on cooldown when used.
The Holy Priest attunement,
, now also increases the damage or healing of your multistrikes by 25%.
New Elemental Shaman Mastery: Elemental Discharge. When you deal damage with Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, and Earth Shock, you have 16% chance to gain Electric Charge. At 3 Electric Charges, a Lightning Strike hits the target for (100% of Attack power) Nature damage.When you deal damage with Lava Burst, Lava Beam, and Flame Shock, you have an 16% chance to gain Rising Heat. At 3 Rising Heats, an Eruption hits the target for (100% of Attack power) Fire damage.
WoD Build 18471: Modelviewer Updated with WoD Character Models, Death Knight Tier 17, Spell Changes
2014/06/25 at 10:28 PM
9:30 am EST: NPCs, Quests, Battle Pets, and Objects added to our database!
11:50 pm EST: More Shadowmoon Valley screenshots!
11:30 pm EST: Modelviewer now supports updated human female, night elf female, draenei male, and undead male models.
Build 18471 is now playable on the Warlords Alpha!
for our past Warlords of Draenor coverage!
Click here to see the latest additions to our Warlords database including items
Updated Character Models
The Draenei male, Night Elf female, Human female, and Undead male are now updated in Wowhead's Modelviewer!
Just select the "Warlords" option in the modelviewer!
You can also see how your exact character gets updated in Warlords by going to
and entering in your character's info under "Lookup Battle.Net Profile."
Want to learn more about the modelviewer?
Check out our tutorial
Death Knight Tier 17 added.
More Tier 17 set bonuses added or changed, see below for the full list.
Many new Garrison buildings have artwork, including tons of Horde buildings.
Archaeology digsites were added, check out the full list below. or
Wowhead's modelviewer now supports updated human female, night elf female, draenei male, and undead male models.
Level 100 test realms are up for people interested in testing PvP.
The Armory's Garrison description has been updated to "Allows the collection of armor scraps from the Orc clans of Draenor for armor transmogrificaton use."
Research: Warbinder's Ink
is a new inscription spell. Discovers a glyph recipe that uses Ink of War. If you know all the Ink of War glyphs, you will instead learn a glyph that uses any lesser ink.
New battle pet achievement
An Awfully Big Adventure
requires you to defeat tamers with the stuffed animal
will apparently have coded messages.
More leveling loot in the style of the Timeless Isle--create a soulbound item based on your spec. Examples:
New battle pets:
Mournful Moan of Murmur
New legendary quest items:
Core of Life
Core of Flame
Core of Iron
More Ashran items:
Disposable Pocket Flying Machine
Preserved Discombobulator Ray
: Dismount your target and reduce their combat effectiveness for 5 sec.
: Use: Hypnotize a critter in to following you for 5 min. (1 Hour Cooldown)
Death Knight Tier 17
WoD Alpha Build 18443: Spell Changes, Icons, Updated T17 Set Bonuses, T17 and Mythic Armor
2014/06/20 at 5:34 PM
A new Warlords of Draenor Alpha build is on its way. For a complete list of our past Warlords of Draenor coverage including class guides, Frostfire Ridge rare spawns, and Garrison tools, check out our
WoD Content Hub
Please refer to
Blizzard's latest 6.0 Patch Notes
for clarification on any datamined spell changes.
Click here to see the latest additions!
Leeroy has a new achievement!
Assist Leeroy Jenkins in recovering his Devout Shoulders in Upper Blackrock Spire on Heroic difficulty.
Many Tier 17 bonuses have been updated.
Some class abilities now increase the party/raid's Versatility: Unholy Aura, Mark of the Wild, and the new abilities Sanctity Aura and Inspiring Presence.
Strong winds whirl around the monk and his allies, granting all nearby party and raid members 5% multistrike chance.
You radiate holy energy, granting all nearby party and raid members 3% Versatility.
You inspire all nearby party and raid members, granting 3% Versatility.
New Inscription recipes:
Greater Weapon Crystal
Card of Omens
New profession reagents:
Blingtron 5000 now has a present!
Blingtron 5000 Gift Package
More battle pets:
New flower offhand:
Bouquet of Dried Flowers
Dark Portal: Cho'gall's Freedom
Dark Portal: Teron'gor's Freedom
Card of Omens
has a lot of interesting cards you can get with funny flavor text and varying sell prices, in the style of
Mysterious Fortune Card
. Here are a few:
: You will crow about your fortune, sells for
: You will visit a vendor soon, sells for
: You will gain the sympathy of others. sells for
Darktide Summoner Staff
: This staff summons a cadaver.
Spirit of Shinri
: This trinket summons a Talbuk guardian.
Whispers of Rai'Vosh
: Slows falling speed for 10 sec.
Several fragmented items you can restore:
Abandoned Medic Kit
Tons of items related to Garrison turnins, like
Turbo Survey Bot
Frenzy War Drum
: Blow the whistle, summoning a Shadowy Figure to fence your goods.
:Make like a tree and leaf.
Click on the images to view them in our 3D modelviewer!
WoD Build 18297: Item Highlights, Icons, Garrisons, and More
2014/05/22 at 9:10 AM
Blizzard recently pushed a new beta build, and since there was a lot of information, we've split it up into two posts.
Click here to see the spell changes for classes
Below you'll find item highlights from the new build, maps, icons and more.
Click here to see the latest additions in the Warlords database!
New Specialization abilities:
New Hunter talent:
Our garrisons database is updated with new
, such as the
Fishing Shack Level 1
Awesome Priest staff that only works in Ashran that levitates you:
Codex of Ascension
Paladins also have an Ashran item, this one teleports enemies:
The Jailer's Libram
Hunter PvP boots that removes cooldown from Disengage:
WoD Build 18156: Spell Changes, Sounds, Cooking Recipes, Blue Tweets on Class Changes
2014/04/16 at 8:52 PM
Last update: 2:15 EST, roundup of Blue Tweets clarifying details from datamined spell changes.
This Warlords of Draenor alpha build doesn't have nearly as many changes as the
, but there are a few class changes. Check out the
Alpha Patch Notes
for a list of official Blizzard changes and explanations behind some class changes.
We also have posts on
new Garrison data
recent 3D Models
up covering this Alpha build.
Also be sure to check out our recent Warlords of Draenor model posts:
New Character Models
Warlords of Draenor Icons
2014/04/07 at 8:54 AM
Last Update: 12:30, weapon and armor icons sorted by name.
Warlords of Draenor Database
has recently been updated with icons, so we've broken down all of the new items for you! The icons cover various professions, Garrisons, and armor. We've datamined recipes and reagents for many of the profession icons below--check them out
We've also gotten a lot of icons for upcoming armor, including gear tied to LFR, PvP, Dungeons, and Quests. There is also a set of gear called "Draenei Guard."
[icon name=inv_plate_draeneiguard_c_01shoulder size=large
5.4 PTR: Build 17169, Spell Changes, Audio Spoilers, New Glyphs, Icons
2013/07/09 at 6:28 PM
A new PTR build is coming soon! Many of the datamined spell changes below were confirmed in yesterday's
5.4 PTR Patch Notes
, which include many Affliction changes and a few Shaman buffs.
Check out the latest additions!
Possible Winter Veil revamp?
Lucky Box of Greatness
Lucky Path of Cenarius
Lucky Riding Turtle
Qian-Le, Courage of Niuzao
has some stat changes--it's now Crit/Exp/Mastery, instead of having Dodge.
New Shaman talent:
. Your Healing Stream Totem now heals two targets at once for 15% additional healing.
is now a baseline Hunter ability.
New items tied to the Timeless Isle, a mysterious island off the Jade Forest filled with dynamic events, treasure chests, and world bosses:
Mask of Doubt
: "Provides quick access to the Ordon Sanctuary."
Mask of Hatred
: "Permanently increases mounted movement speed by 25% while on the Timeless Isle."
Mask of Violence
: "Reduces Fire damage taken by 50% while on the Timeless Isle and provides immunity to the atmosphere of the
5.2 PTR - Build 16539 - Reputation Rewards, Normal-Mode Feats of Strength, Tier Armor
2013/02/05 at 1:11 PM
Today's build has many 5.2 reputation rewards including mounts, some Feats of Strength for defeating bosses on Normal difficulty before 5.2, and a bunch of Tier 15 armor tokens!
Check out the latest additions!
Many reputation items for the other two new factions (
Kirin Tor Offensive
) were added in this patch:
Hitting Exalted with the new factions rewards you with a special Direhorn mount.
Reins of the Crimson Primal Direhorn
Reins of the Golden Primal Direhorn
New Tabards requring Exalted with the new factions:
Shado-Pan Assault Tabard
Sunreaver Onslaught Tabard
Kirin Tor Offensive Tabard
These items let you port back to your home base on the new Isle of the Thunder King:
Kirin Tor Beacon
Glorious Standard of the Kirin Tor Offensive
Glorious Standard of the Sunreaver Onslaught
Grand Commendation of the Kirin Tor Offensive
Grand Commendation of the Sunreaver Onslaught
At Honored, you will be able to purchase ilvl 476 belts:
Shan'ze Scholar's Girdle
All Tier 15 class epics were added in this patch. Check out our list of Tier 15
5.2 PTR - Build 16467 - Shaman Tier 15, Lightning Forge Weapons, New Items
2013/01/16 at 3:14 PM
A new PTR build was just datamined, which makes sense in light of all
Tier 15 set bonus and class changes
Ghostcrawler has been posting about. This build has the Shaman Tier 15 models, a ton of weapon models for the Throne of Thunder raid, some new Lightning Forge weapons for Blacksmiths, new vanity pets, and more!
Check out all the latest additions!
Shaman Tier 15 and Pets
We also found models called "Cookbot Pet" (
) and "Python Pet."
5.2 PTR - Build 16408 - New Items, Spell Changes, Tier 15 Armor
2012/12/21 at 6:49 PM
It looks like Blizzard is really keeping their promise of the PTR being more rapid. A PTR patch just hit and it's full of new stuff, welcoming 5.2 onto the PTR right before the holidays! Fun stuff includes dinosaur mounts, new Tier 15 armor models, and Darkmoon Faire hats that grant experience boosts.
Click here to see the latest additions
The new raid,
Throne of Thunder
, is coming! All
bosses were revealed:Horridon:
The Zandalari brought powerful creatures with them to the Isle of the Thunder King to use as engines of war. Led by the War-God Jalak, the dinomancers of the Zandalari Beast Ward use ancient tribal magics to strengthen the great beasts and command obedience. The horns of Horridon, the fabled mount of Jalak himself, can tear through the stone walls of a keep as a blade cuts silk.
An ancient giant turtle.
An ancient multi-headed hydra lurking beneath the waters.
Primordius: Deep within the bowels of Lei Shen's island citadel, mogu flesh-shapers formed the saurok out of a magical substance of unknown origi
5.1 PTR - Build 16208 - New Items, Spell Changes, and More
2012/10/26 at 1:23 PM
A new PTR build was just datamined this afternoon!
Check out the latest additions!
The Master Angler achievement was changed--the Kal'uak Fishing Derby is no longer required to win, and you can get 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place at the STV contest.
Raiding with Leashes
now rewards you with
. Check out
of the new classic raid pets!
New BoA reputation commendations have been added:
Grand Commendation of the Anglers
: Unlocks 100% bonus reputation gain for all characters on this account.
Chapter II: Wrathion's War
received a tooltip update with more lore information: Prove Alliance superiority to Wrathion by completing his trials after your forces land on the beach.
Potion of Luck
now requires one
, down from three.
5.1 PTR - Build 16173 - New Items, Spell Changes, and More
2012/10/23 at 2:26 PM
Click here to see the latest additions
Tons of new pets added:
Death Talon Whelpguard
Giant Bone Spider
Harbinger of Flame
. They are likely tied to dungeons and are probably tied to
Raiding with Leashes
ilvl 463 weapons
were added, like
Scavenged Pandaren Axe
. These have random stats, just like the 463 armor from scenarios, so maybe these are additional scenario rewards in 5.1.
Two new mounts, showing off your faction pride:
Grand Armored Gryphon
Grand Armored Wyvern
Several glyphs were added:
Several rotten vegetables and leftovers were added:
Expired Blackout Brew
Tome of the Crane
Tome of the Tiger
Tome of the Serpent
each contain 10 Scrolls of Wisdom.
Warlock Tier 14 2 piece bonus now increases the damage of Touch of Chaos.
Mists of Pandaria - Build 15972 - Spell Changes, Items, Icons, and More
2012/08/14 at 2:17 PM
Another new patch is hitting the beta today.
Blizzard changed the file structure yet again, so some of these changes are probably from the last couple of patches--some of them appear to be new.
We'll keep you guys updated.
Check out the latest additions here
was added in every armor type as a Tiller reward that's transmoggable!
I Can't Hear You Over the Sound of How Awesome I Am
is now a Feat of Strength.
is now tied to the Baradin Hold reputation rather than an extremely rare droprate from the zone's foxes. Yeah--it didn't really make sense you killed foxes to receive their offspring, anyway.
There may be a mage portal for some MoP areas:
Portal: Vale of Eternal Blossoms
There were a lot of new items added that are all ilevel 496.
Many Dragon Soul and Firelands boss abilities were nerfed--check it out under the NPC Abilities toggle. This is most likely compensating for mana and other talent changes in Mists.
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Mists of Pandaria - Build 15929 - Spell Changes, Items, Icons and More
2012/08/02 at 1:39 PM
A new patch is being deployed to the beta which is why the servers went down. It's a pretty small patch, mostly adding vendor quality trash and some spell tweaks to the beta.
Check out our latest updates in our database
Last patch introduced
Ancestral Phoenix Egg
, an item that could be redeemed for one of four Challenge Mode reward mounts. Three of the mounts were added today:
Reins of the Ashen Pandaren Phoenix
Reins of the Emerald Pandaren Phoenix
Reins of the Violet Pandaren Phoenix
Goodies from Nomi
is most likely a reward tied to
Cooking School Bell
Many grey-quality armor items were added, like
Moist Mail Armor
. It wouldn't be a farming experience without some vendor trash.
Several achievements were added, including
Learning from the Best
New Loading Screens
We have new loading screens for three of the scenarios up!
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