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Redditor Zubberikan made an interesting discovery! The hidden appearance for Frost Death Knights Runes of the DarkeningRunes of the Darkening now drops in Icecrown Citadel. 

We do not know if this is intended, a bug or an undocumented change of Patch 7.1.5. The appearance does not seem to drop from a specific boss. The drop we see in the picture below (Credits go to Zubberikan) dropped from Deathbringer Saurfang. Redditor InvidiaSuperbia confirmed the drop from The Lich King (25 Heroic).

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For Kerexgg Deathbringer Saurfang also dropped the appearance.DwbCqzz.jpg

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Hopefully they give everyone else the same treatment, for those who for some dumb reason have to get their hidden appearances from world bosses.

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11 hours ago, Mistmoore said:

Any idea if there is a level requirement tied to this? Can my 100 DK get it?

I think there is, some lvls of artifact knowledge required, If they didn't removed them yet, wich i doubt.

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2 hours ago, NotKnot said:

I think there is, some lvls of artifact knowledge required, If they didn't removed them yet, wich i doubt.

I'd be very surprised if they had removed the AK req, especially since it is so easy to get now.

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13 hours ago, Ammako said:

Hopefully they give everyone else the same treatment, for those who for some dumb reason have to get their hidden appearances from world bosses.

I'm a big fan of this tbh. It means it's dropping somewhere that actually means something to the spec, not "go do withered j'im, crash the zone for a bit and hope you get it"

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2 hours ago, Blainie said:

I'm a big fan of this tbh. It means it's dropping somewhere that actually means something to the spec, not "go do withered j'im, crash the zone for a bit and hope you get it"

It should be somewhat lore driven I think.  I personally thought the Blood DK one coming from some Suramar chest was... ridiculous at best. 

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Hah "crash the zone for a bit"

Oddly enough I've never been in a situation where the entire zone crashed from doing Withered J'im. I guess I never ended up on one of -those- servers while joining a group heh.

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On ‎1‎/‎13‎/‎2017 at 9:46 AM, Blainie said:

I'm a big fan of this tbh. It means it's dropping somewhere that actually means something to the spec, not "go do withered j'im, crash the zone for a bit and hope you get it"

I agree.  I am a big fan of ICC.  I like the idea of getting people in there if they have never been.  The fact that it is tied to lore is a very nice added bonus.

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9 hours ago, Darkjester79 said:

I agree.  I am a big fan of ICC.  I like the idea of getting people in there if they have never been.  The fact that it is tied to lore is a very nice added bonus.

And there's always the chance to get Invincible's ReinsInvincible's Reins and many cool pets introduced with Raiding with Leashes IV: Wrath of the Lick KingRaiding with Leashes IV: Wrath of the Lick King. You can also work toward getting ShadowmourneShadowmourne. So many reasons why to return to ICC with your Death Knight.

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On 1/13/2017 at 7:09 PM, Ammako said:

Hah "crash the zone for a bit"

Oddly enough I've never been in a situation where the entire zone crashed from doing Withered J'im. I guess I never ended up on one of -those- servers while joining a group heh.

Count yourself lucky! I tried levelling with my girlfriend while he was up and the zone just kind of died every time they engaged him. It was horrible :( Not the best first experience of Legion for her!

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I approve this. You see guys, getting an artifact appearance from an irrelevant content a world boss that spawns around 5 or 8 weeks makes no sense. 

 

Yes, I claimed mine after I killed The Soultakers who are 3 seperate bosses in a room by just looting after killing it. But after several weeks, I saw some people were dropping this appearance from Naxxramas or Upper ICC. To be honest, that pleases me. This is something meaningful and relevant. After all, FDKs carrying two swords derivated from shards of Frostmourne the sword who made Arthas a Lich King, all those savagery at Northrend and it must be an obligation to making it a corelation with WOTLK content by this. 

 

I don't know any other hidden appearances from world bosses and their fixation of able to get those from other old contents, but we deserved it. 

 

About BLOOD hidden appearance, it must be related with Teron Gorefiend at BT or Gorefiend at HFC. That is all I can say here. 

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