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Will Blizzard Do Anything With Newcomer Chat Advertising? Will Blizzard Do Anything With Newcomer Chat Advertising? A new mentor system was added in the pre-patch, allowing players to become mentors and help new players answer questions in the Newcomer Chat, but some have already started to abuse it for advertising... World of Warcraft WoW Today at 15:19 by Stan
Why Legion is Best for Leveling in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch Why Legion is Best for Leveling in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch In this post, we're looking at why Legion is the hands down the best expansion for leveling through Chromie Time in the Shadowlands pre-patch if you haven't played it before. World of Warcraft WoW 3 comments Today at 13:50 by Stan
Lockbox Changes in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch Lockbox Changes in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch Lockboxes underwent some changes in the Shadowlands pre-patch, and Sharken highlighted all the major ones. World of Warcraft WoW Today at 12:10 by Stan
Doomguard Solos Dungeons While Both Friendly and Hostile Doomguard Solos Dungeons While Both Friendly and Hostile We're back with more pre-patch weirdness, this time of the Warlock variety. It seems Doomguards are getting extremely confused by the Warlock summons and aren't really sure which side they're on anymore, which apparently makes then so crazy that they just go ahead and one-shot whatever dungeons they're in. World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Today at 06:31 by Starym
Priest Class Changes in Shadowlands Beta 9.0.2  Build 36206 Priest Class Changes in Shadowlands Beta 9.0.2 Build 36206 Priests received plenty of class changes ranging from legendary power tuning to Shadow talent adjustments on the Beta. World of Warcraft WoW Today at 00:18 by Stan
Death Knight Class Changes in Shadowlands Beta 9.0.2  Build 36206 Death Knight Class Changes in Shadowlands Beta 9.0.2 Build 36206 We're looking at the latest Death Knight class changes that went live recently on the Shadowlands Beta! World of Warcraft WoW Yesterday at 23:22 by Stan
Incredible Mad Max WoW Machinima: The Barrens - Fury Crossroads Incredible Mad Max WoW Machinima: The Barrens - Fury Crossroads We have a truly amazing video coming in at the very end of the week, and it might be one of the better things we've seen in quite a while! Esjastad created a WoW remake of one of the the Max Max: Fury Road chase sequences, probably the most known one, and it's just the best, from the iconic movie characters of Immortan Joe and the guitar guy, Max himself, to the vehicles... it's just a shame it isn't longer! World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Yesterday at 22:06 by Starym
Preview of All Castle Nathria Raid Armor Sets Preview of All Castle Nathria Raid Armor Sets An overview of all Castle Nathria raid armor sets coming in the Shadowlands expansion. World of Warcraft WoW 4 comments Yesterday at 20:34 by Stan
Class Trials Disabled on Live Servers Until Further Notice Class Trials Disabled on Live Servers Until Further Notice A player wrote a ticket about what's going on with Class Trials and the Game Master confirmed Blizzard had disabled them until further notice. World of Warcraft WoW 2 comments Yesterday at 19:17 by Stan
Most Popular Tank Classes and Specs in the Shadowlands Pre-patch on Icy Veins Most Popular Tank Classes and Specs in the Shadowlands Pre-patch on Icy Veins It's time for another look at how the squish and class changes affected class popularity, as we examine tanks and approximate their popularity based on interest in the Icy Veins pre-patch guides World of Warcraft WoW 9 comments Yesterday at 17:59 by Staff
Hallows End 2020 (October 18th - November 1st) Hallow's End 2020 (October 18th - November 1st) Hallow's End returns to WoW today, so check out what's new this year. World of Warcraft WoW Yesterday at 17:10 by Staff
Items With the Same Item Level Have Different Stats on Live Realms Items With the Same Item Level Have Different Stats on Live Realms Ever since the Shadowlands pre-patch went live, gear has been scaled down along with item levels, but in some cases, items with the same item level have different stats. World of Warcraft WoW 8 comments Yesterday at 15:57 by Stan
The Music from the Afterlives Animated Shorts The Music from the Afterlives Animated Shorts Reddit user SingleMoisi has put together music from all Afterlives animated shorts. World of Warcraft WoW Yesterday at 13:34 by Stan
Level 11 Player World Boss Azurethos Solo Level 11 Player World Boss Azurethos Solo A level 11 player soloed Azurethos, an 8.0 World Boss located in Tiragarde Sound, thanks to the new scaling. World of Warcraft WoW 2 comments Yesterday at 12:03 by Stan
Mists of Pandaria Cinematic in 4K and 48 FPS Mists of Pandaria Cinematic in 4K and 48 FPS We have another expansion cinematic upscaled and sped up to 48 FPS, with the frame rate increase being the main focus here, as we've already seen the simple resolution scale-up. SnazzyAI makes the Monk movements in the intro even more fluid, and that shot of the Jade Forest even more impressive! World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Yesterday at 06:15 by Starym
The Best Speed Level Addon, Azeroth Auto Pilot, Was Updated for the Shadowlands Pre-patch The Best Speed Level Addon, Azeroth Auto Pilot, Was Updated for the Shadowlands Pre-patch We've been covering DesMephisto a lot recently, as he's been pushing for faster and faster quest-based leveling from 1-50. While doing his many, MANY speed runs he has also been crafting the best possible routes for the shortest time spent getting to the new squished max level, and they have now been implemented into Azeroth Auto Pilot for both Horde and Alliance. WoD is still king in the questing speed level meta, despite several nerfs it's received back on the beta, due to all its treasures, bonus objectives and more. As many players (including a lot of us here at Icy Veins as well) have been leveling up new characters in preparation for Shadowlands (and in wait for the pre-patch event), this is the perfect time to try the addon out. World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Yesterday at 04:15 by Starym
Solution for Legion Artifact Quest Spell Level Problems Solution for Legion Artifact Quest Spell Level Problems Many players have been having trouble with the level squish and Legion artifact weapon quests, as a lot of them require you to use an ability you may not have access to yet, depending on what level you start the quest on. This has happened to many classes and specs, with many posts about it. World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Yesterday at 03:32 by Starym
How to Skip Legion Intro in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch How to Skip Legion Intro in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch There's an easy way to skip the Legion intro scenario in the Shadowlands pre-patch. World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Oct 17, 2020 at 23:06 by Stan
Updated Demon Hunter Legendary Power Changes on the Shadowlands Beta Updated Demon Hunter Legendary Power Changes on the Shadowlands Beta Havoc Demon Hunters received new Legendary powers in the latest Shadowlands Build 36206. World of Warcraft WoW 2 comments Oct 17, 2020 at 20:58 by Stan
Class Trial Characters Locked on Live Realms Class Trial Characters Locked on Live Realms Class Trials are currently unavailable in the game. Many players are reporting they cannot log in on their Class Trial Characters that were locked before their expiration after the Shadowlands pre-patch went live. World of Warcraft WoW 3 comments Oct 17, 2020 at 18:01 by Stan
Most Popular Healer Classes and Specs in the Shadowlands Pre-patch on Icy Veins Most Popular Healer Classes and Specs in the Shadowlands Pre-patch on Icy Veins It's the healer's turn, as we take a look at spec and class popularity based on interest in the Icy Veins guides. The top 3 are significantly higher than the bottom, as Druids take the lead, with Discipline in second place - despite the Priest spec actually being broken at the moment, with their core ability being bugged since he pre-patch. Paladins close out the podium, with Shamans and Holy Priests still somewhat close to the top 3. But Monks are really having a bad time, across all roles it seems, as Mistweavers are much, much lower on the popularity scale than the other 5 healer specs. World of Warcraft WoW 4 comments Oct 17, 2020 at 16:50 by Staff
Priest Atonement Healing Still Broken on Live Servers Priest Atonement Healing Still Broken on Live Servers Due to scaling, Atonement healing is currently broken on retail and it heals for low amounts of health unless you are at maximum level. World of Warcraft WoW 14 comments Oct 17, 2020 at 15:45 by Stan
Soloing 10 Players in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch With Sea Totem Soloing 10 Players in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch With Sea Totem In the latest video, Rextroy has set his eyes upon other sources of power after the removal of PvP scaling in the Shadowlands pre-patch. World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Oct 17, 2020 at 13:48 by Stan
Class Trials Not Available in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch Class Trials Not Available in the Shadowlands Pre-Patch Class Trials are currently unavailable for some reason after the pre-patch went live. World of Warcraft WoW Oct 17, 2020 at 13:00 by Stan
Altz UI Updated for the Shadowlands Pre-Patch Altz UI Updated for the Shadowlands Pre-Patch Altz UI has just been updated for the Shadowlands pre-patch! World of Warcraft WoW 1 comment Oct 17, 2020 at 11:46 by Stan
Patch 9.0.1 Hotfixes: October 16th Patch 9.0.1 Hotfixes: October 16th The third batch of Shadowlands pre-patch hotfixes comes with fixes for customization options in the Barber Shop, various class fixes, Exile's Reach. Alliance players can once again loot 7th Legion Service Medals, and more. World of Warcraft WoW Oct 17, 2020 at 01:21 by Stan
Player Receives Gold Back 14 Months After Mailing It to the Wrong Character Player Receives Gold Back 14 Months After Mailing It to the Wrong Character Reddit user TheRealIron accidentally sent gold to a random player instead of their alt, but received it back after more than a year! World of Warcraft WoW 6 comments Oct 17, 2020 at 00:30 by Stan
Player Reaches Level 18 in Exiles Reach Player Reaches Level 18 in Exile's Reach The new player experience/starting zone has received many very high praises, from players even calling for Shadowlands to be more like it, and it seems some REALLY like it, as they want to stay there as long as possible! World of Warcraft WoW Oct 16, 2020 at 23:24 by Starym
Brutosaur Starting Bid Price on the Black Market AH is 5 Million Gold Brutosaur Starting Bid Price on the Black Market AH is 5 Million Gold You can no longer buy Reins of the Mighty Caravan Brutosaur from the vendor for 5 million gold, and if you thought you'd be able to get it cheaper from the Black Market Auction House, we have some bad news for you. World of Warcraft WoW 3 comments Oct 16, 2020 at 22:00 by Stan
Most Popular DPS Classes and Specs in the Shadowlands Pre-patch on Icy Veins Most Popular DPS Classes and Specs in the Shadowlands Pre-patch on Icy Veins The pre-patch has changed everything for many classes, and Blizzard are still tweaking things around with daily hotfixes. We thought we'd take a look at the current class and spec popularity based on the Icy Veins guide popularity for each, and today we're starting with the biggest bunch, the DPS specs! World of Warcraft WoW 8 comments Oct 16, 2020 at 19:35 by Staff
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