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Illidan Quest NOT Linked to Legendary Upgrades

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Well, we've finally received word from Blizzard on the recent rumor on whether the Illidan quest chain (with its 80 Soul Fragments and all) is related to the legendary upgrade mechanic coming in 7.1.5 and Nighthold, and it was only a rumor after all!

As mentioned, it isn't clear how this all got started, but it seems that the quest being missing from the PTR was enough to trigger some speculation and the Illidan chain connection somehow became the front-runner in the rumor olympics.

Hopefully not too many players frantically did the quest line on many characters due to the rumor, but hey, at least there's some 870+ loot at the end of it if you did.

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I'm kinda glad the rumor got started. I thought that little quest line was just going to drag me through tons of annoying little "go here and talk to naaru" quests. Didn't realise there was this big quest with a reward at the end.

Even if the Legendary upgrade isn't tied to this quest, it still gives me something to do.

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Please don't say "it's not clear how this all got started". It all started with this huge thread on mmo-c which was reposted everywhere after that - on the official forums (and also became a big thread), then  you posted it on icy-veins too and ofcourse, it was posted on every place wow-related on the internet: other websites, Reddit, social media, youtube channels and so on. Blizz didn't bothered to reply until now, sadly. So really, how this all got started? The answer is simple, the people responsible for "how it all got started" are the people who spread the unverified/false rumors in the first place.

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I meant it as it's not clear who got the idea to randomly choose the Illidan quest line as being connected to the legendary thing. It seems just random. But you are right about other sites and us reporting on it making it bigger than it was,. As for me I was basically posting about the discussion that existed, which was already getting traction in the community at the time (a lot of tweets asking about it etc). I was aware there were no firm links to prove there was a connection (but it may not have come across as such in the article and people usually tend to either just read headlines or glance over an article's text, so I take some responsibility for it as well).

I kinda saw it as one of those "even if this isn't true we should say how shit it is JUST IN CASE it might be" things.

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Even though I am almost done with this, I am glad for others that they don't have to grind through this for the upgrade.  The less grinding the better.

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Speaking of Legendaries though, I hope we can get some kind of catch-up for the equip limit at some point.

I'm just getting the ability to wear two in a week, it'll be a pretty painful wait for any newer 110s at this point.

Once they start adding more things that let you wear more legendaries at once, or maybe if they increased the baseline limit from 1 to 2 or something, that may help. Or at least lowering the time it takes for order hall advancements to complete :p

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33 minutes ago, Rambunxious said:

it takes the same time as others have to take so    do ur hall upgrade and stop bitching

The point

 

 

 

 

Your head

 

But you're obviously just a troll anyway, and a bad one at that.

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5 hours ago, bRonin said:

One of my Questions is: will it cost something? Like orderhall ressources or gold? Because im running low of those sometimes...

You mean the legendary upgrade? It'll just be gathering items from Nighthold and when you have enough you complete the quest and get the item that can upgrade.

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15 hours ago, Ammako said:

Speaking of Legendaries though, I hope we can get some kind of catch-up for the equip limit at some point.

I'm just getting the ability to wear two in a week, it'll be a pretty painful wait for any newer 110s at this point.

Once they start adding more things that let you wear more legendaries at once, or maybe if they increased the baseline limit from 1 to 2 or something, that may help. Or at least lowering the time it takes for order hall advancements to complete :p

Actually, Blizz said yesterday that they will be reducing order hall research duration in 7.1.5. They didn't say by how much, but presumably it'll be at least half.

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On 1/8/2017 at 10:03 AM, Starym said:

Actually, Blizz said yesterday that they will be reducing order hall research duration in 7.1.5. They didn't say by how much, but presumably it'll be at least half.

I wouldn't be able to tell the exact time, but I had roughly 5 or 6 days left on my Legends of the Wild and it was completed when I logged on just now. :p

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On 07/01/2017 at 3:07 AM, Ammako said:

Well, that's a good thing in the end, honestly.

Meh, I like that kind of news too.

Hate those crappy hoax. :(

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On 1/11/2017 at 9:02 AM, Jintaka said:

Meh, I like that kind of news too.

Hate those crappy hoax. :(

It's truly amazing how quickly people take a tiny rumour and turn it into something that causes so much trouble!

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On 12/01/2017 at 4:18 PM, Blainie said:

It's truly amazing how quickly people take a tiny rumour and turn it into something that causes so much trouble!

"That escalated quickly" take his full meaning here. ^^

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On 1/14/2017 at 3:47 PM, Jintaka said:

"That escalated quickly" take his full meaning here. ^^

I feel like this managed to escalate faster than even Ron Burgundy could imagine :p

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