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Blizzard has pushed the first encrypted Patch 8.2.5 Build 31230 to WoW Vendor, so we may see the patch hit Public Test Realms quite soon.

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Besides that Goblins and Worgen will receive new skins and Heritage Armor, we know nothing about Patch 8.2.5. The first hint of the patch is the initial encrypted build that's now available on WoW Vendor. We assume there's going to be a content preview that will be live-streamed on Twitch Thursday with the patch hitting Public Test Realms shortly after.

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I just hope to see 8.3 beeing a massive rework of all classes... It's been months since I wanted to play wow again but can't find anything interesting in any of my char (which is all classes) , it's that the feeling to want to play a game for it's mechanic, world, lore etc but have no willing to stay because of gameplay design 

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35 minutes ago, Resnar said:

I just hope to see 8.3 beeing a massive rework of all classes... It's been months since I wanted to play wow again but can't find anything interesting in any of my char (which is all classes) , it's that the feeling to want to play a game for it's mechanic, world, lore etc but have no willing to stay because of gameplay design 

iirc they want to do a rework of classes in 9.0 aswell as m+. Not 100% sure tho if that's correct, just what i remember.

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4 hours ago, Resnar said:

I just hope to see 8.3 beeing a massive rework of all classes... It's been months since I wanted to play wow again but can't find anything interesting in any of my char (which is all classes) , it's that the feeling to want to play a game for it's mechanic, world, lore etc but have no willing to stay because of gameplay design 

they have stated many times class reworks only happen with a new xpac thier will only be tuning til 9.0 prepatch and thats when u will see reworks if the leaks r true u wont see 9.0 til fall 2020

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4 hours ago, elmurufdd said:

they have stated many times class reworks only happen with a new xpac thier will only be tuning til 9.0 prepatch and thats when u will see reworks if the leaks r true u wont see 9.0 til fall 2020

 I agree with you, they usually do it in the pre-patch of the expansion like few weeks before the official release, but they need to do it fast as I can, my all old guild stop because of class design, a few close friends who came back from legion try to play wow again, they stop after 1 month "Yeah it's the same game as legion but my character do less damage, have less skill and legion was not the hardest expension.." 

 

Maybe I hangout with people who feel like me this game is dying because of class design or maybe it's the all community who see it like this, but blizzard need to break their habit and fix it fast as they could.. (and release more dungeon pleaaaaase) 

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1 hour ago, Resnar said:

Maybe I hangout with people who feel like me this game is dying because of class design or maybe it's the all community who see it like this, but blizzard need to break their habit and fix it fast as they could.. (and release more dungeon pleaaaaase) 

Mythic+ seems to be their idea of "more dungeons" so it's unlikely that we will see tons of them, usually they don't release much past those present at launch. However, we might expect another long dungeon like Legion's Karazhan or Mechagon in next expansion, if it's the release cycle they are aiming for. Full class reworks seem unlikely, more like some tuning and balancing, even BfA didn't change much, and now they've added new ability from Heart of Azeroth, depending on essence equipped, which mirrors Legion's artifacts. There are more specs to balance than before, it looks like they set certain "frames" with Legion they intend to work around with.

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19 hours ago, Resnar said:

I just hope to see 8.3 beeing a massive rework of all classes... It's been months since I wanted to play wow again but can't find anything interesting in any of my char (which is all classes) , it's that the feeling to want to play a game for it's mechanic, world, lore etc but have no willing to stay because of gameplay design 

the problem with a big rework of classes in the middle of the expansion is it's a double edged sword. Yes, some people would come back because oh look, class redesign. But a lot of people would be PISSED if they suddenly just flipped classes on their head in the very middle of an expansion. It's a big, jarring change full of relearning far better suited for the current method of doing it in the pre-patch.

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