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7.2.5 PTR Dev Notes: April 19th

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The Auction House dance party event is up this week and the Trial of Style is staying as well, with a new pet battle dungeon being added, a lot of class changes, BT timewalking is still available and apparently there will be "bits and pieces" around for a new event, The Great Gnomeregan Race.

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Today’s 7.2.5 PTR update has quite a few updates and additions that are ready for testing and feedback!

For starters, we’ve activated the Auction House Dance Party event. You can participate by heading to the Auction House nearest to the front gates in either Stormwind or Orgrimmar. Please let us know what you think!

We’re also keeping the Trial of Style active for additional testing this week. In fact, we’ll be hosting a “Pose with the Blues” event on Friday from 2pm to 4pm Pacific time (5pm to 7pm Eastern). If you’re available, we’d love to have you stop by and show off your transmog collection.

If you’ve completed the Pet Battle Dungeon in Wailing Caverns, you’ll see a new Pet Battle Dungeon available for testing today in the Deadmines. Head to Breanni in Dalaran to get started.

There’s also a new round of class changes ready for testing in this build, with a particular focus on Brewmaster Monks, Discipline Priests, Enhancement Shaman, Outlaw and Subtlety Rogues, Arms Warriors, and all Warlock specs, plus a few tweaks here and there for some other specs. We’re rapidly iterating on these changes (and some of them are already outdated compared to our internal test environments) but please give us any feedback you can on what you see.

We’d also like to mention a couple of other pieces of content that aren’t quite ready for rigorous testing but you’ll see in this build. Black Temple Timewalking will continue to be available to test, but please be aware that it hasn’t gone through difficulty tuning yet. Feel free to give it a try, but keep that in mind. Additionally, you’ll start to see some bits and pieces of another new event: The Great Gnomeregan Race. We’ll share more details on what that is once it’s in a complete enough state to start testing.

With this week’s build, we’re also going to start creating dedicated feedback threads for a few topics. Keep an eye out for those. Thanks, and happy testing!

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