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Did you miss any matches played at BlizzCon 2017? No problem! Blizzard uploaded a recap video of the WoW Arena World Championship with all important highlights.
Congratulations to this year's world champions - team ABC! For more BlizzCon coverage check out our BlizzCon 2017 content hub.
Miss any matches? Forget the final? Wonder who won? Look no further! We have all the action from the Arena World Championship world finals at BlizzCon 2017 right here.
WANT THE TL;DR? WATCH THE RECAP VIDEO
HOW CHAMPIONS ARE MADE
In the opening week, ten teams descended on Anaheim in the run-up to the finals, with two teams eliminated on day one.
Panda Global took down Rockets Eclipse with relative ease, to be met by defending world champions Method: Triforce. Panda Global were on fire, with the fever-pitch energy of the crowd fanning the flames. They beat the champions 3-1 in the semi-final to win their place in the final.
EU VS NA
Across the bracket, the top-seeded North America team—Method Synergy—faced Europe’s second seeded team, ABC. ABC’s tried and tested formula of Alec on Mage and Niksi on Rogue, seen the previous year, worked like a charm taking down NA’s #1 team 3-2.
ABC EASY AS 123…4
The finals in 2017 were once again NA vs EU. The comeback kids on Panda Global looked a little shaky and struggled to hold form, testing the limits of their passionate fans’ patience and creating a tense, exciting atmosphere throughout the arena. Sensing victory, ABC took full control; beating Panda Global in a nail-biting set of games 4-0—earning them their rightful place in World of Warcraft Arena history.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ABC: WORLD CHAMPIONS!
ABC Crowned World Champions
For more information on all our esports events, including announcements about our upcoming tournaments, head to our dedicated esports site for all the gory details. See you soon!
Find out what's happening in World of Warcraft during the week of November 21.
Antorus the Burning Throne
Antorus will open November 28. Mythic difficulty and the first LFR wing will be available starting December 5.
Artifact Knowledge Level 53
All players have access to AK level 53. Legion's max AK cap is 55. There's no reason to worry about catching up on Artifact traits or the Netherlight Crucible relic slots, because AP tokens from world quest and/or bosses will unlock all traits and Concordance of the Legionfall.
Mythic Keystone Rewards & Affixes
The ceiling on Mythic Keystone rewards will go up to 15 the week of December 5, when the Mythic difficulty of Antorus opens. If you do a Mythic Keystone 11-15 next week, that effort will be reflected in your weekly chest on December 5. More information can be found here.
Bolstering Explosive Tyrannical Argus Weekly Quests
Fuel of a Doomed World: Collect 50 Pristine Argunite from Invasion Points, Rare encounters, or treasure chests on Argus to receive 300 Veiled Argunite. Invasion Onslaught: Complete 3 Invasion Points to get 200 Veiled Argunite. Argus World Boss Occularus
Occularus is this week's Greater Invasion Point world boss. The portal can be found in Antoran Wastes (55, 50). Don't forget to bring a Seal of Broken Fate for a bonus roll. All Argus world bosses drop ilvl 930 loot. Loot tables and Dungeon Journal entries can be found here. World Boss The Soultakers
Search for the epic world quest The Soultakers in Stormheim. Death Knights can unlock the Dark Runeblade appearance for the Blades of the Fallen Prince via Runes of the Darkening.
World Boss Loot Tables
Barnacled Mistcaller Orb Cord of Kept Souls Hel-Cursed Belt Helchain Waistguard Sea-Reaver's Girdle Soultrapper's Pendant Thrice-Accursed Compass Legion Dungeon Event (Nov 21 - 28)
While this event is active, the final boss of each Legion dungeon awards an extra item when defeated (Sign of the Warrior). Don't forget to complete the weekly dungeon quest "Emissary of War" to get Cache of Fel Treasures that contains a piece of Heroic Tomb of Sargeras gear. WoW's 13 Anniversary (Nov 16 - 30)
World of Warcraft's 13th anniversary continues until November 30. Don't forget to make use of Celebration Package and read more details here.
Pilgrim's Bounty (Nov 20 - 27)
Not much has changed in 2017. Cosmetic Pilgrim's Bounty gear can be transmogrified during the event. More information can be found in our Pilgrim's Bounty guide.
A new round of hotfixes was deployed to live servers with adjustments to Tier 21 bonuses from Antorus.
Antorus, the Burning Throne opens next week and Blizzard continues to adjust Tier 21 set bonuses just before opening of Legion's last raid. For more details about Tier 21 sets, check out our Tier 21 set overview.
Dungeons and Raids
Siege of Orgrimmar Paragons of the Klaxxi and Siegecrafter Blackfuse are much better hosts and no longer lock their doors if you leave the raid early. Items
Death Knight: Dreadwake Armor Frost 4-piece bonus (Item - Death Knight T21 Frost 4P Bonus) now deals 210% weapon damage per tick (was 420%). Unholy 2-piece bonus (Item - Death Knight T21 Unholy 2P Bonus) now deals 35% of direct damage (was 25%) from Death Coil over 4 seconds. Demon Hunter: Felreaper Vestments Havoc 4-piece bonus (Item - Demon Hunter T21 Havoc 4P Bonus) now increases haste by 15% (was 40%) for 8 seconds. Druid: Bermantle Battlegear Balance 4-piece bonus (Item - Druid T21 Balance 4P Bonus) now increases the damage of Moonfire and Sunfire by 20% (was 10%) for 4 seconds. Hunter: Serpentstalker Guise Beast Mastery 4-piece bonus (Item - Hunter T21 Beast Mastery 4P Bonus) now reduces the cooldown of Aspect of the Wild by 1.5 seconds (was 2.0 seconds). Survival 2-piece bonus (Item - Hunter T21 Survival 2P Bonus) now increases the critical strike damage of your next Raptor Strike by 100% (was 50%) within the next 20 seconds. Mage: Runebound Regalia Arcane 2-piece bonus (Item - Mage T21 Arcane 2P Bonus) now increases your damage by 2% (was 4%) for 8 seconds per Arcane Charge spent. 4-piece bonus (Item - Mage T21 Arcane 4P Bonus) now has a 10% chance (was 8%) to increase your haste by 15% (was 20%) for 6 seconds. Fire 4-piece bonus (Item - Mage T21 Fire 4P Bonus) now increases your critical strike damage by 10% (was 12%) while Combustion is active. Frost 2-piece bonus (Item - Mage T21 Frost 2P Bonus) now increases the damage of Flurry by 15% (was 25%) for each successive ice bolt. 4-piece bonus (Item - Mage T21 Frost 4P Bonus) now increases the damage of your next Ice Lance by 20% (was 25%). Monk: Chi’Ji’s Battlegear Brewmaster 4-piece bonus (Item - Monk T21 Brewmaster 4P Bonus) now reads, “Every time you dodge an attack, the remaining cooldown of Breath of Fire is reduced by 1.0 sec.” Windwalker The 4-piece bonus (Item - Monk T21 Windwalker 4P Bonus) is now the 2-piece bonus, and still has a 10% chance to generate 1 Chi when you consume Blackout Kick! The 2-piece bonus (Item - Monk T21 Windwalker 2P Bonus) is now the 4-piece bonus, and now it increases the damage of your next Blackout Kick by 175% (was 150%). Paladin: Light’s Vanguard Battleplate Retribution 2-piece bonus (Item - Paladin T21 Retribution 2P Bonus) now increases the damage of Judgment by 40% (was 60%). Priest: Gilded Seraph’s Raiment Shadow 4-piece bonus (Item - Priest T21 Shadow 4P Bonus) now increases the critical strike chance of Mind Flay, Void Bolt, and Mind Blast by 0.5% (was 1%) per stack of Void Form. Rogue: Regalia of the Dashing Scoundrel Assassination 2-piece bonus (Item - Rogue T21 Assassination 2P Bonus) now increases the critical strike chance of Deadly Poison and Wound Poison by 60% (was 15%) for 6 seconds. 4-piece bonus (Item - Rogue T21 Assassination 4P Bonus) now has a chance to grant 2 Energy (was 4 Energy) when your Deadly Poison or Wound Poison critically strikes. Outlaw 2-piece bonus (Item - Rogue T21 Outlaw 2P Bonus) now increases the damage of your next Run Through by 15% (was 5%), stacking up to four times. 4-piece bonus (Item - Rogue T21 Outlaw 4P Bonus) now has a 16% chance (was 12%) to grant you a random Roll the Bones effect, that is not already active, for 10 seconds. Subtlety 4-piece bonus (Item - Rogue T21 Subtlety 4P Bonus) now has a 3% chance (was 5%) to grant Shadow Gestures when using Gloomblade, Backstab, and Shadowstrike. Shaman: Garb of Venerated Spirits Enhancement 2-piece bonus (Item - Shaman T21 Enhancement 2P Bonus) now has a 30% chance (was 15%) to increase the damage of your next Rockbiter by 100%. 4-piece bonus (Item - Shaman T21 Enhancement 4P Bonus) now causes the target to take 15% (was 10%) increased Fire and Nature damage from your attacks for 4.50 seconds after using Rockbiter. Warlock: Grim Inquisitor’s Regalia Affliction 4-piece bonus (Item - Warlock T21 Affliction 4P Bonus) now increases Corruption, Siphon Life, and Agony damage by 10% for 8 seconds (was 6 seconds). Destruction 2-piece bonus (Item - Warlock T21 Destruction 2P Bonus) now increases the critical strike chance of Incinerate by 40% (was 20%). Warrior: Juggernaut Battlegear Arms 2-piece bonus (Item - Warrior T21 Arms 2P Bonus) now increases your critical strike damage by 7% (was 10%) after using Colossus Smash. 4-piece bonus (Item - Warrior T21 Arms 4P Bonus) now increases the damage and critical strike chance of your next Whirlwind or Slam by 12% (was 15%), stacking up to three times. Fury 2-piece bonus (Item - Warrior T21 Fury 2P Bonus) now causes the target to bleed for an additional 18% (was 30%) of the direct damage dealt by Rampage, over 4 seconds. 4-piece bonus (Item - Warrior T21 Fury 4P Bonus) now increases the damage of your Rampage by 25% (was 75%) for 8 seconds. Events
WoW’s 13th Anniversary Anniversary boss bonus rolls now reward Artifact Power instead of gold if you do not receive an item.
The latest information about Patch 7.3.2 and beyond!
Patch 7.3.2 went live this week and we compiled a hub with all important information.
Welcome to our latest Patch 7.3.2 hub. We will keep it updated with latest news and hotfixes, so that you won't miss out on any important information! Our class guides have been updated for the latest patch.
Instead of releasing Patch 7.3.5, Blizzard went with the odd numbering and released Patch 7.3.2. Main goal of the patch are bug fixes and tuning in preparation for Legion's last raid Antorus, the Burning Throne. In addition to that, the patch introduced a new Primal Sargerite vendor and some exiciting lore details have been entirely omitted from the official patch notes for obvious reasons.
Official Patch Notes Legion Live Developer Q/A with Ion Hazzikostas (October 5) Primal Sargerite Vendor Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes
The following hotfixes have been applied to live servers so far:
Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes (November 21) Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes (November 14) Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes (November 6) Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes (October 26) Patch 7.3.2 Hotfixes (October 24) Antorus, the Burning Throne Raid
Legion's last raid tier will open at a later time, probably after BlizzCon 2017. Here's a collection of all articles about the raid that we covered thus far:
A Comprehensive Guide to Antorus Relics Antorus Raid Zone Preview Part 1 Antorus Raid Zone Preview Part 2 Antorus Raid Zone Preview Part 3 Argus the Unmaker Encounter Preview & Secret Mythic Phase Argus the Unmaker Rewards (Mounts, Transmog) Argus the Unmaker Video Preview (26% best pull) Antorus Raid Rewards Antorus Raid Trinkets Guide Loot Information Path of the Titans Trinkets Explained Tier 21 Sets
Players will be able to obtain Tier 21 sets when Antorus opens.
Overview of All Tier 21 Sets from Antorus, the Burning Throne Legendary Items
In Patch 7.3.2, Legendary items can be upgraded to item level 1,000.
Legendary Items Guide for Patch 7.3.2 Lore & Spoilers
Learn more about what happens after Argus has been defeated. The articles below contain major spoilers. More information will be added after BlizzCon.
Before the Storm Warcraft Novel by Christie Golden Legion Ending & Next Expansion Leaks Silithus - The Wound The Fate of Azeroth