Stan

This Week in WoW: June 27

Sign in to follow this  

13 posts in this topic

a8kCYm2.jpg

Mythic & LFR Wing #1 of ToS are now open. If you completed a M+15 last week, you will find an ilvl 930 item in your Weekly Cache.  A new PvP Brawl, Legion Dungeon Event and more await this week in WoW.

Tomb of Sargeras

  • Mythic difficulty opens and the World First Race starts today
  • LFR Wing #1 (Goroth, Harjatan, Mistress Sassz'ine) opens

Broken Shore

Two new Broken Shore quests are available this week

  • Pillars of Creation quest from Khadgar (140K AP reward at AK 40)
  • The Deceiver's Downfall - Velen orders you to kill Kil'jaeden. No rewards so far, maybe there will be a follow-up quest

Mythic Keystone Dungeons

  • If you completed M+15 before Mythic Tomb, you will find a 930 item level piece of gear in the weekly Order Hall Cache

Mythic Keystone Affixes (US)

World Boss Withered J'm

World Boss Loot Tables

The following loot can be acquired from this week's world boss in Azsuna. The baseline item level is 860 and all the loot can warforge or titanforge. 

Legion Dungeon Event (June 27 - July 4)

Midsummer Fire Festival (June 21 - July 5)

PvP Brawl: Temple of Hotmogu (June 27 - July 4)

  • Enter the Temple of Kotmogu for this fast-paced match. For a whole new twist, players will be able throw the Orb of Power to friendly players in a game of hot potato. Beware, they’ll also gain the debuffs along with the orb so choose wisely. We’re turning things up (to 11) by changing resurrection time to a quick 5 seconds. Who will be able to hold on to the power to claim victory?

Darkmoon Faire (July 2 - 9)

  • Darkmoon Faire's back this month and the 7.2.5 update adds the Blight Boar Band to the Island

Related Achievements

Henry Gust

Sells the following masks / dance sticks

Producer Jay Maguire will keep you updated when Blight Boar is performing again.

Once the concert starts, a Death Metal Knight will spawn. There are various debuffs that show how dedicated a fan you are: Casual FanCasual FanSerious FanSerious FanHardcore FanHardcore FanNumber One FanNumber One Fan. You can increase (Score UpScore Up) your score by protecting the band, or decrease it (Score DownScore Down).

Related spells

Related items

Cage helms

cagehelmfront.pngcagehelm.png

Toys

Weapon transmog

necromedes.pngnecro.png

Early Preview

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, MrEdren said:

So is it a normal or heroic cache?

It says Heroic if you hover over it but normal in the text after ^^

Edited by Arkpit

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Arkpit said:

It says Heroic if you hover over it.

Yes it does, and the article says normal quality. Thus the question.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, MrEdren said:

Yes it does, and the article says normal quality. Thus the question.

Yeah I noticed as well right after ^^

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Fixed! You can also kill Malificus for the second time! 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ah yes - when your 5th  string alt gets a 915 relic and your 2 mains get double NOTHING!  Quadruple nothing, I guess.

Wait, 16x nothing?

Edited by MrEdren
  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

so does this mean Fury warriors should just forget about ever getting there hidden apearance? because it has now been 5 months since Nithog has been the active world boss.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, BlakeArmentrout said:

so does this mean Fury warriors should just forget about ever getting there hidden apearance? because it has now been 5 months since Nithog has been the active world boss.

i so damn agree with you. when is nithogg coming for christ sake

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 

1 hour ago, Sikolik said:
3 hours ago, BlakeArmentrout said:

so does this mean Fury warriors should just forget about ever getting there hidden apearance? because it has now been 5 months since Nithog has been the active world boss.

i so damn agree with you. when is nithogg coming for christ sake

Per WarcraftDevs twitter 

You can see the wowhead post below

http://www.wowhead.com/news=266604/odyn-in-trial-of-valor-drops-items-for-fury-warrior-hidden-artifact-appearance

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
15 hours ago, DeathsDesign said:

thats great news :D but I bet it is no longer garenteed drop chance like it was from the world boss wich means after almost a year of waiting we will need to run weekly lfr for months to see this now.

 

UPDATE EDIT: just ran it on the lfr and got nothing but the usual gold and blood, so if he does drop it now it is NOT 100% chance. I have exalted with valajar and have had the other skull and staff from scovold for 6 months now.

Edited by BlakeArmentrout

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Stan

      A look at the remaining battle pets added in Patch 7.3.
      Raiding with Leashes V: Cuteaclysm is coming and we did a preview of all new pets obtainabable from Cataclysm raids here. In another article we looked at Naxxy and Model D1-BB-L3R. Now's time to explore the rest of the pets added in Patch 7.3.
      Achievements
      Felclaw Marsuul from Family Fighter.
      Argus Zones
      Antoran Wastes
      Antoran Bile Larva Antoran Bilescourge Cross Gazer from A Pile of Intact Demon Eyes Rebellious Imp Uuna (cannot battle)
      Mac'Aree
      Arcane Gorger Felcrazed Wyrm Grasping Manifestation Pygmy Marsuul Skyfin Juvenile Void Shardling Voidstalker Runt Warpstalker Runt
      Krokuun
      Bile Larva Bilescourge Flickering Argunite
      Egg (from Fel-Spotted Egg (5 days hatch time)
      Docile Skyfin  Fel-Afflicted Skyfin
      N/A
      Golden Retriever (Source: PH)
      Professions
      Fel Lasher (Herbalism) Fossorial Bile Larva (Skinning) Ghost Shark (Fishing)
      Reputation
      Orphaned Marsuul (Argussian Reach Honored)
      Winter Veil
      Globe Yeti
    • By Stan

      Two weeks ago, Blizzard started the PvP Like a Pro series, where they talk to world best Arena players. The first part was about finding the right partners and the second discussed team composition. Part 3 is devoted to effective practicing.
      Blizzard (Source)
      Part 3 - Practicing Effectively
      Minpojke of team Northern Gaming Blue has achieved rank one in Arena every season since 2011. His current squad has been playing together for more than two years, and came third in the Global Finals at BlizzCon 2016. With his help, we’ve built a five-step guide to help you practice like a pro!
      Synergy - Align Your Team
      Before setting out on your quest to the top, make sure you’re “aligned as a team,” says Minpojke. Like in any group activity, “it’s very important that everyone has the same goals and the same drive to do what it takes to win.” Make sure your team shares similar ambitions, and is aligned on how much effort will be required to achieve them. And of course, make sure you have similar gaming schedules so you can play and practice together!
      Atmosphere - Stay Positive
      It’s important to have a good atmosphere while playing. Minpojke says, “If you and your group get along and even become friends, you’ll like playing and actually learn more as well.” Be sure that the mood stays positive so that you can enjoy competing and improving together. It’s much easier to keep a team motivated if you’re all having fun—it’s a game after all!
      Stated more simply, Minpojke says, “It’s easy to win as a team—in the sense that it’s easy to be happy and celebrate—but if you’re capable of losing together, then you’ll be a great team.”
      Strategy - Know the Meta
      When it comes to making practice effective, Minpojke feels it’s a priority to stay up to date with the current meta. He told us that the best way to do this is to follow tournaments, high-level Arena streams, and the PvP Leaderboards to see which classes are on top.
      “It’s quite easy to keep up with the meta. Watch streams to see what the pros are playing, and track the ladder to see which classes and compositions are at the top. And don’t forget to follow tournaments to see the best comps shine.” Once you’re confident in what you want to play, it’s time to queue up! As FabsS discussed in our previous interview, Minpojke says that it’s important to set your win condition before the gates open. “Ask what you want to achieve as a team; will you focus on a lot of CC or try to draw out the game longer?” Since you know what matchup you’ll be playing against, you can start to ask these questions and develop your strategy.
      Analysis - Review Your Games
      If your setup supports it, Minpojke recommends recording as many sessions as you can—they’re much more valuable then looking at a damage meter. He says that the first objective is to see if you followed your game plan. Did you stick to it? Did it work? If the answer to either of these questions is no, you need to work on executing the plan better in future or possibly changing it up all together.
      Watching your own recordings is also a chance to highlight individual mistakes. As Minpojke says, “Always stay self-critical, and always look for ways to improve—you’ll notice pretty quickly your most crucial and common mistakes.” While Minpojke emphasizes that “losing is arguably the best way of learning,” he also reminded us that “it’s very important to recognize when you do well.” Think positively here: no one can play the perfect game, but there are often good takeaways to be emulated going forward.
      Reviewing recordings of his gameplay is a regular part of Minpojke’s routine, as well as discussing previous matches with his team between games while queueing. You can learn from a win as well as a loss!
      Execute - Implement Your Analysis
      After watching the replays, it’s time to set your goals. Decide what you want to focus on, and “make plans before you queue for a session.” If there was a specific matchup you were struggling with, you can discuss plans for how you’ll react to it next time.
      In some instances, it could be worth writing some notes, especially if you have many things to focus on versus many compositions. Minpojke equated it to studying for a test, “Practice it, and read it over and over until it sticks in your head.”
      Minpojke attended his first BlizzCon with current teammate Zunniyaki in 2013, finishing in second place. Northern Gaming Blue are the defending European Champions, and with nine BlizzCon appearances between their players, they’re one of the most experienced rosters in the field.
      You can watch Minpojke and Northern Gaming Blue compete live at gamescom from August 23-26. For the full details on when and where you can watch, head on over to our European Championship Finals blog.
    • By Vlad
      This thread is for comments about our Army of the Light Reputation Farming guide.
    • By Stan

      With 7.3 on the horizon, Blizzard did an official preview of new caster animations with videos and developer comments.
      Blizzard (Source)
      With patch 7.3 on the horizon, we thought it was time to share some updates to combat animations for several casting classes. Similar to what we did with the melee classes at the launch of Legion, these updates are all about priests, mages, Restoration and Elemental shaman, and some additional refinements to Restoration druid casting animations! We’re also continuing to work on even more enhancements for additional classes at a later point in development.
      A little over two years ago, we set our sights on revamping combat animations. The team has wanted to renovate it somehow, but what exactly does that mean? To determine the answer, our development leadership put together a small group of people to come up with a prototype of what we thought could use some cleaning up. You are currently experiencing the fruits of this work with the new melee animations. Our final goal was to create new melee moves that would make the game feel better, but not change how the game was played. During this prototype phase, we also came up with a plan for casters, but didn’t have time to put it into production until now. Let’s dig into some of the things we did.
      We hope you enjoyed this behind-the-scenes look at the new caster visual updates. We had lots of fun creating all these animations and effects and look forward to hearing your thoughts on them.
    • By Stan

      In Patch 7.3, Blizzard will be increasing the difficulty and rewards from dungeons across the board. The changes help keep dungeons relevant even at the end of the expansion.
      The following changes will be effective when Patch 7.3 goes live:
      Normal Difficulty
      Item level 845 (up from 825). Heroic Difficulty
      Item level 865 (up from 845). Mythic Difficulty
      Item level 885 (up from 865). Mythic Keystone
      Loot item level will be increased only after Antorus the Burning Throne raid opens. World Bosses
      Loot from old world bosses remains at 860. Loot from Broken Shore world bosses remains at 900. Loot from Argus world bosses in Greater Invasion Points is at 930.