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Today's PTR update focuses on a new micro-holiday called the Great Gnomeregan Race. You can participate by heading to test realms and creating a level 1 Gnome. Black Temple Timewalking is reopening for testing today.

Here's our early preview of the Great Gnomeregan Race.

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Today’s PTR update adds the Great Gnomeregan Race for testing! The best way to participate is by creating a level 1 Gnome and heading to the surface, where you’ll see the starting line for the race, as well as Mina Gleespanner, who will give you the quest to begin. Some elements of the race (including quest text) are incomplete, but we’d still appreciate your feedback, and will be opening a dedicated feedback thread shortly.

We’ll also be re-opening Black Temple Timewalking for testing tomorrow (Wednesday) from 2 PM to 4 PM Pacific time (11 PM to 1 AM CEST), and we’d really love any testing you can manage during that time, as our encounter team will be watching carefully. If you’re able to help out, please do!

While you’re at it, if you’d like to test the trinkets from the Tomb of Sargeras raid, we’ve added them to Flaskataur in Dalaran. Note that, as of this post, they’re currently overtuned, but we’re planning to apply a hotfix to the PTR (hopefully within the next few hours) that will bring them down to a more appropriate level. In a future build, we’ll be adding the Tier 20 set pieces for testing as well.

You may also see some updates to the Mythic Keystone system in this build. That work is still in progress, but we’ll have a separate forum post later today that will include some details on what we’re planning.

Thanks again, and happy testing!

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