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Blizzard decided not to remove the Keystone Master Artifact appearance in Battle for Azeroth.
In order to unlock the Artifact appearance from Keystone Master, you must complete a Level 15 or higher Mythic dungeon within the time limit. Initially, they wanted to remove the achievement come BfA, but decided to keep it. If you finish a Level 15+ or higher within the time limit at level 120 in Battle for Azeroth, you will automatically unlock your Legion's Artifact appearance. The only achievement that will be unobtainable with Battle for Azeroth is A Challenging Look (Mage Tower base appearance).
As testing continues in the Battle for Azeroth Beta, and we specifically consider the transition from Legion to BFA, we’ve decided to make the existing Keystone Master, achievement permanent. There will not be a new achievement for completing a Mythic 15 or higher dungeon in the new expansion.
The artifact appearance associated with Keystone Master, will still be available in Battle For Azeroth. Players can earn the achievement in Legion through August 13, or players can complete a Mythic 15 BFA dungeon at level 120, once Mythic Keystone difficulty opens a few weeks after the launch of Battle For Azeroth.
This means that the only artifact appearance that will become unobtainable with Battle For Azeroth is the Mage Tower base appearance.
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New events for this week include Wrath Timewalking and the Glowcap Festival micro-holiday.
Mythic Keystone Affixes
Raging Volcanic Tyrannical Weekly Quests
Below is a list of all relevant weekly quests that should be completed this week:
Fuel of a Doomed World and Invasion Onslaught (Argus weekly quests) reward 1,000 reputation with both Army of the Light and Argussian Reach. Unlocking Lightforged Draenei and Void Elves is gated behind Exalted reputation standing with both Argus factions. You can find more information here. Complete 5 Timewalking dungeons for "A Frozen Path Through Time" to receive a Seal of Broken Fate & Cache of Antoran Treasures (contains 1 piece of Normal difficulty Antorus loot). World Bosses
Assorted Dragonscale Bracers Drugon's Snowglobe Ettin Fingernail Giant's Handkerchief Snowdrift Bracers Vantus Rune Technique: Guarm Wax-Sealed Leather Bracers Matron Folnuna
This week's world boss is Matron Folnuna. Don't forget to bring a Seal of Broken Fate for bonus rolls.
Accursed Defiler's Mantle Crown of Burning Resolve Essence of the Burgeoning Brood Fel-Absorbant Wristbands Frigid Earring Gauntlets of Barbaric Cruelty Gloves of Barbarous Feats Helm of the Vigilant Eye Imp-Overseer's Vest Nefarious Light-Step Slippers Shoulderguards of the Despondent Masses Vile Drifter's Footpads Waistguard of Fel Magics World Events
Wrath & Ulduar Timewalking
During Wrath Timewalking, you can get mounts like Reins of the Blue Proto-Drake from Skadi in Utgarde Pinnacle. Reins of the Infinite Timereaver has a chance to drop as personal loot from all Timewalking dungeon bosses. Players can assemble a group and talk to Vormu in Dalaran to enter a Timewalking version of the raid. You can get 500 Timewarped Badges for completing the "Disturbance Detected: Ulduar" quest. Auzin Items (Wrath Timewalking Quartermaster)
The Wrath Timewalking vendor is Auzin. He sells various items for Timewarped Badges. A full list of items from the quartermaster can be found here. Among the most notable are:
Items that upgrade heirlooms Weathered Heirloom Armor Casing Weathered Heirloom Scabbard Ancient Heirloom Armor Casing Ancient Heirloom Scabbard Timeworn Heirloom Armor Casing Timeworn Heirloom Scabbard Mounts & Vanity Items Bridle of the Ironbound Wraithcharger, Grizzlesnout's Fang, Will of Northrend and Hourglass of Eternity. Reputation Tokens Commendation of the Alliance Vanguard Commendation of the Argent Crusade Commendation of the Ebon Blade Commendation of the Horde Expedition Commendation of the Kirin Tor Commendation of the Sons of Hodir Commendation of the Wyrmrest Accord Items of Interest
Wrath faction quartermasters offer a wide variety of items you can buy, such as mounts or gear for transmog. We've highlighted the most interesting items below.
Is comprised of several factions and only The Silver Covenant has a quartermaster named Hiren Loresong. He is located in Icecrown and sells vanity items, but you also need to collect plenty of Champion's Seals to get them.
Reaching Exalted awards The Winds of the North achievement.
Gnomish Magician's Quill Hammer of the Alliance Vanguard Plans: Titanium Plating Sawed-Off Hand Cannon Schematic: Mekgineer's Chopper Vanguard Soldier's Dagger Argent Crusade
Reaching Exalted awards The Argent Crusade achievement that's required for The Argent Champion. Don't forget to buy Tabard of the Argent Crusade at Friendly.
Boots of the Neverending Path Helm of Purified Thoughts Polished Regimental Hauberk Knights of the Ebon Blade
Reaching Exalted awards the Knights of the Ebon Blade achievement. Don't forget to buy Tabard of the Ebon Blade at Friendly.
Belt of Dark Mending Darkheart Chestguard Death-Inured Sabatons Reaper of Dark Souls Runeblade of Demonstrable Power Unholy Persuader Horde Expedition
The faction is comprised of multiple factions, but only The Sunreavers have a quartermaster named Vasarin Redmorn. You will need to collect enough Champion's Seals to get the items. Reaching Exalted awards The Winds of the North achievement.
Charged Wand of the Cleft Schematic: Mechano-Hog Sin'dorei Recurve Bow Warsong Punisher Warsong Shanker Kirin Tor
Reaching Exalted awards The Kirin Tor achievement. Don't forget to buy Tabard of the Kirin Tor at Friendly.
Boots of Twinkling Stars Flameheart Spell Scalpel Lightblade Rivener Mind-Expanding Leggings Robes of Crackling Flame Spaulders of Grounded Lightning Stave of Shrouded Mysteries The Sons of Hodir
Stalactite Chopper You can buy two mammoth mounts from Lillehoff in the Storm Peaks. Buying them awards the Ice Mammoth or the Grand Ice Mammoth achievement. The grand ice mammoth is a three-seater mount.
Reins of the Ice Mammoth Reins of the Grand Ice Mammoth Horde
Reins of the Ice Mammoth Reins of the Grand Ice Mammoth The Wyrmrest Accord
Reaching Exalted awards The Wyrmrest Accord achievement. Don't forget to buy Tabard of the Wyrmrest Accord at Friendly.
Fang of Truth Gavel of the Brewing Storm Reins of the Red Drake Cielstrasza is the quartermaster and she's located in Wyrmrest Temple. When you're here, you can also stop by at Sartharion in the Obsidian Sanctum for another free mount and a title if you haven't done that already. Don't forget to kill Sartharion with all three drakes up. He drops Reins of the Black Drake on 10-player mode and Reins of the Twilight Drake on 25-player mode.
Glowcap Festival (May 27)
Today, the sporelings of Sporeggar in Zangarmarsh hold their annual mushroom festival. Help them keep the great Fshoo alive as long as possible.
Blizzard has updated the game with new models of Elementals including Shaman's Earth Elemental.
Our coverage of Beta Build 26624 includes new Azerite traits, Class Changes, Kul Tiran Druid Aquatic Forms, Flying in Battle for Azeroth, the Brutosaur Mount, Glory of the Uldir Raider, Glory of the Wartorn Hero & Environmental Changes.
Shaman's Earth Elemental
We listed all recolors of the new Elemental models below, some may be used as NPCs in the new expansion. Do you like them?
The start of Battle of Azeroth will be crucial to the story of the expansion itself, as many players seem uneasy about the story development that's been found out so far, with many "morally grey" memes and complaints of the Horde being the villains etc. floating around. So this new series of comics that will be arriving soon will be very important and need to set up the events leading to the war well.
Today we have the first one, focusing on Jaina and you can read the whole thing right now!
Join Jaina Proudmoore in “Reunion,” the first in a series of digital comics leading up to Battle for Azeroth.
As the Horde and the Alliance reckon with the aftermath of their war with the Burning Legion, Jaina finds herself doing some soul searching in the ruins of Theramore. Alone with the ghosts of the dead city, she reflects on a bitter past full of heartbreak and betrayal—and resolves to confront it with a return to her homeland of Kul Tiras.
We invite you to read and download the free comic here.
Written by Andrew Robinson and illustrated by Linda Cavallini and Emanuele Tenderini, “Reunion” is the first in a series of comics leading up to Battle for Azeroth.
Andrew Robinson is a senior writer on Blizzard Entertainment’s creative development team, where he helps build and expand upon the fiction of our universes through comics, cinematics, and more. He started at Blizzard in 2014 as a writer focusing on animation projects, and has written and consulted for more than 30 animated TV shows over the course of his full career.
Linda Cavallini is an Italian freelance illustrator who has worked on various children’s illustrated books since 2008. She is currently on working on the fantasy/sci-fi comic Lumina with Emanuele Tenderini through their publishing house Tatai Lab, which they established in 2015.
Emanuele Tenderini is an Italian comic book artist who began his career at various French publishers. He later worked with famed Italian comic book writer and publisher Sergio Bonelli before forming Tatai Lab in 2015 with Linda Cavallini.
And here we have the official preview for the Drustvar zone in Kul Tiras, with the focus being on the lore aspects and geography of the zone itself. A misty land of witchcraft and rituals, let's take a look at what looms ahead.
In the land of Drustvar, the stalwart protectors of House Waycrest hold fast along the western border, but recently all contact with them has been lost. Travel beyond the frontier to learn of their fate and battle the resurgence of an ancient and terrifying enemy.
Drustvar is a region known for the tenacity of the soldiers who protect it. Long after the defeat of the mysterious Drust who once dwelled there, the descendants of Arom Waycrest and his people continue to eke out a living in this unyielding land. They are known throughout Kul Tiras as being a hearty, stoic, and deeply superstitious people, and would make keen allies in the fight against the Horde—but now it’s up to you to discover why they’ve gone silent.
Welcome to Drustvar.
When first arriving in Drustvar, you’ll be greeted by a dark and foreboding shoreline on the eastern border. Drustvar is a rugged land plagued by superstition, and signs of witchcraft are everywhere. The pathways through Glenbrook to Fallhaven are fraught with danger, so you’ll need to stay on your guard. Dark rumors swirl as to what may have befallen the Waycrest family—and if the Alliance has any hope of convincing the Kul Tirans to join them, you’ll need to untangle the mysteries that lay ahead.
Verdigris roofs and awnings adorn buildings of brick and wood, their amber window panes alight from within. The sea’s intrinsic role in Kul Tiran culture is reflected in the architecture, and anchors and other symbols of the sea decorate doorways and awnings.
A stygian pallor looms over the town of Fallhaven, reeking of mystical meddling. A large and ominous construct stands as sentinel in the center of town, and the townsfolk are . . . unresponsive. You’ll need to work diligently to break the curse on the town before you can make any progress toward getting to the heart of the troubles in Drustvar.
Cobblestone paths wind through the region and in and out of the various villages and towns. History and culture are deeply woven into the fabric of Kul Tiras, but so too are the workings of dark witches. Cursed and hopelessly twisted townsfolk and creatures work in servitude to these mystics’ machinations, set to a task you’ll need to decipher and put an end to—if you have the stomach for it.
Visitors to this region will need to rely on their wits, solve a few not-so-small issues the citizenry faces, and hopefully make some inroads with the people along the way.
There are more mysteries to unravel, and an ancient enemy is stirring in the land, causing a tremendous slew of trouble.
Take the Highroad
Traveling westward will lead to a large chain of rugged snow-touched mountains running from the northern border of the region to the southern Iceveil Glacier, nearly bisecting the region in two. Along Highroad Pass, you’ll come across various wildlife and creatures, including Chillwind Yetis who find the cold of the mountains to their liking and food sources plentiful.
The road is fraught with danger, but you’ll eventually arrive in the town of Arom’s Stand, which overlooks a valley to the west. A tribute to Arom Waycrest stands vigil even as the people here struggle against the darkness that has swept over the land.
Did you Know? Arom Waycrest was the first Lord of Drustvar, who helped his people overcome great opposition from a powerful enemy: the Drust. On the southwestern coast you’ll cross into the Crimson Forest. Various shades of red assail your eyes and bear witness to the veracity of the name. The town of Falconhurst sits on the coast, and as in your previous travels through the region, you’ll find this settlement is under siege by dark forces.
North of the Crimson Forest, the Ashenwood Grove bears witness to creatures adorned with fungi and strange creatures known as Fungarians patrolling the pathways. Farms dot the area and mines can be found dug into the mountainsides, but what should be bustling enterprises have ground to a halt as the witches’ special brand of pestilent creatures wreak havoc.
Each clue found and mystery solved only puts forth more questions as to what could be ultimately manipulating events in Drustvar. Perhaps you’ll find the source of the troubles within Waycrest Manor*—ancestral home of the Waycrest family who watches over Drustvar.
*Waycrest Manor is a 5-player dungeon in Drustvar.
A vast coastline surrounds Drustvar to the east, south, and west, where those brave enough can fish, boat, swim, and hunt for treasure. Inland, the mountains and forests provide a chance to hunt a variety of . . . interesting . . . creatures. To the north, the rolling hills and mountains of Stormsong Valley await, while eastward lies Tiragarde Sound—and even more opportunities to earn your way into the good graces of the Kul Tirans.
You can also check out more zone previews and everything else about the upcoming expansion in our Battle for Azeroth hub!