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This Month in WoW: August 2017

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A new month is here tomorrow and so we get to see what's coming in WoW! Along with the usual bonus events, Darkmoon Faire, PvP brawls etc, in August we're also getting the final LFR wing of Tomb of Sargeras, where Kil'jaeden awaits (why exactly Mistress Sass'zine is the image that denotes that particular event is a mystery, though), the Trial of Style and Blizzard at gamescom!

Blizzard LogoAugust 2017 (source)

Things are heating up in Azeroth this August as we wrap up the Mythic Dungeon Invitational Proving Ground period, prepare for gamescom in Cologne, Germany, and keep an eye on patch 7.3 development.

In-Game Events

Wrath Timewalking
Wrath Timewalking [August 2-9]

While this event is active, players level 81 or higher may access a special Timewalking Dungeon Finder queue, which scales players and their items down to revisit past dungeons from the Wrath of the Lich King expansion. While Timewalking, bosses will yield loot appropriate for a player’s regular level.!

Darkmoon Faire
Darkmoon Faire [August 7-13]

Meet Silas Darkmoon and his troupe, play games that test mind and nerve, and behold exotic sights from the four corners of Azeroth and beyond!

Tomb of Sargeras: Raid Finder Wing 4 Opens
Tomb of Sargeras: Raid Finder Wing 4 Opens [August 9]

With the Pillars of Creation at hand, the Class Orders have paved the way to The Tomb of Sargeras where they will seal the Burning Legion’s portal into Azeroth. The final Raid Finder wing open this month- Deceiver’s Fall. Kil’jaeden awaits! [More...]

Battleground Bonus Event
Battleground Bonus Event [August 9-16]

While this event is active, random Battlegrounds will award Honor at an increased rate. Glory awaits in the fields of battle!

PvP Brawl: Gravity Lapse
PvP Brawl: Gravity Lapse [August 9-16]

Gravity getting you down? Step into the Eye of the Storm and be prepared for a whole new en-lighten-ing experience. Every minute, players on the battlefield will find themselves launched into the air, only to gently fall toward the ground once more in a perpetual aerial ballet as they try to accrue enough resources to take the win home for their team.

Legion Dungeon Bonus Event
Legion Dungeon Bonus Event [August 16-23]

While this event is active, the final boss of each Legion dungeon awards an extra item when defeated.

Trial of Style
Trial of Style [August 18-22]

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fiercest of them all? You’ll be able to find out during the Trial of Style. Fashionistas will go head-to-head during this special event to see who can put it all together— for the win!

Pet Battle Bonus Event
Pet Battle Bonus Event [August 23-30]

While this event is active, your pets will earn experience at triple the usual rate! Get out there and battle!

PvP Brawl: Warsong Scramble
PvP Brawl: Warsong Scramble [August 23-30]

Do you have a flag? Warsong Gulch has always been the scene of an epic capture-the-flag battle, but what happens when you can capture your enemy’s flag without having your own at your base? Find out when you step into this PvP Brawl! We’ve also added a few more power-ups to the field of battle to stir things up a bit. To win, your team will need to be the first to capture five flags.

Cataclysm Timewalking
Cataclysm Timewalking [August 30-September 6]

While this event is active, players level 86 or higher may access a special Timewalking Dungeon Finder queue, which scales players and their items down to revisit past dungeons from the Cataclysm expansion. While Timewalking bosses will yield loot appropriate for a player’s regular level.

Promotions and Events

Mythic Dungeon Invitational Proving Grounds
Time is running out to head into the Mythic Dungeons and show us your best Mythic Keystone dungeon scores. The Proving Grounds period will end August 9 and all entries must be in by August 11 at 3:00 pm PDT. [More…]

Blizzard at gamescom–August 23-26
Blizzard will be making a showing at gamescom in Cologne, Germany again this year and we’re looking forward to making it our biggest gamescom yet! We’ll be hosting a WoW Dungeon race, hosting our dance and cosplay contests, and more. Attendees can head to Hall 7 to visit the booth. Don’t forget to tune in for the World of Warcraft European Championship Finals from Wednesday, August 23 through Saturday, August 26 to see which four teams will head to BlizzCon.

In Development

Patch 7.3 on the Public Test Realm
Patch 7.3 is now on the Public Test Realm. Visit our forums to learn more about the ongoing development of the patch.

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Can't wait to see how they strip down KJ for LFR - if Maiden/Avatar are any indicator, he'll just jump off the damn ship at 50%.

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43 minutes ago, MrEdren said:

Can't wait to see how they strip down KJ for LFR - if Maiden/Avatar are any indicator, he'll just jump off the damn ship at 50%.

I think KJ will soak himself the armageddon or if you fail, it will hot you instead of dot...

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2 hours ago, Eukray said:

I think KJ will soak himself the armageddon or if you fail, it will hot you instead of dot...

Or just replace the meteors with snowflakes.

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On 01/08/2017 at 5:27 AM, MrEdren said:

Can't wait to see how they strip down KJ for LFR - if Maiden/Avatar are any indicator, he'll just jump off the damn ship at 50%.

Halfway through the fight it will phase into Sunwell and get one shot by the azure dragons.

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On 1-8-2017 at 2:27 PM, MrEdren said:

Can't wait to see how they strip down KJ for LFR - if Maiden/Avatar are any indicator, he'll just jump off the damn ship at 50%.

Instead of fighting Kil'Jaeden, you have to fight Kil'Jaden, son of Will Smith. He will have an ability called <Summon Sister Willow> who does <Whip My Hair> and one-shots you. With her hair. And then everyone gets PHAT LEWT.

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22 hours ago, Skyewalker said:

Instead of fighting Kil'Jaeden, you have to fight Kil'Jaden, son of Will Smith. He will have an ability called <Summon Sister Willow> who does <Whip My Hair> and one-shots you. With her hair. And then everyone gets PHAT LEWT.

Your ideas intrigue me and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter.

Too bad mythic ToS doesn't involve Will Smith soaking the jellyfish.

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On 8/3/2017 at 5:24 PM, Skyewalker said:

Instead of fighting Kil'Jaeden, you have to fight Kil'Jaden, son of Will Smith. He will have an ability called <Summon Sister Willow> who does <Whip My Hair> and one-shots you. With her hair. And then everyone gets PHAT LEWT.

Perfect idea - expect an offer of employment from Blizzard soon tbh

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On 3. 8. 2017 at 6:24 PM, Skyewalker said:

Instead of fighting Kil'Jaeden, you have to fight Kil'Jaden, son of Will Smith. He will have an ability called <Summon Sister Willow> who does <Whip My Hair> and one-shots you. With her hair. And then everyone gets PHAT LEWT.

How can loot be real if our eyes aren't real?

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20 hours ago, positiv2 said:

How can loot be real if our eyes aren't real?

We finally get the true invisible mount

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