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This Month in WoW: August 2019

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It's the start of August, and it's time to find out what awaits us this month in Azeroth!

Highlights

  • WoW Classic character creation will open August 13th. Blizzard mentioned that it may become accessible to players in the US even sooner than that. We need to wait for more information as we approach launch.
  • WoW Classic will launch on August 27th and the final global stress test is scheduled for August 8th.

We'll cover all highlights above every week in "This Week in WoW." Below is a list of all entries from the in-game calendar.

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Darkmoon Faire (August 4th - August 11th)

The Darkmoon Faire is open for business! 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!

PvP Brawl: Deep Six (August 6th - August 13th)

Cataclysm Timewalking (August 6th - August 13th)

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 natural level.

WoW Classic Global Stress Test (August 8th)

Players from all around the world will be able to log into the Beta once more and participate in the final stress test.

WoW Classic Character Creation Opens (August 13th)

Players with an active subscription will be able to create up to three characters for Classic ahead of launch.

The Eternal Palace (August 13th)

Players may now use the Raid Finder to access the final section of The Eternal Palace: The Circle of Stars.

Battleground Bonus Event (August 13th - August 20th)

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

Free T-Shirt Day (August 16th)

Vendors have been spotted in several locations throughout Azeroth selling t-shirts for... FREE!!! There are even rumors of entertainers launching free secondhand shirts in capital cities!

Battle for Azeroth Dungeon Event (August 20th - August 27th)

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

PvP Brawl: Arathi Blizzard (August 20th -  August 27th)

WoW Classic Global Launch (August 27th)

WoW Classic will be available worldwide on this day.

Pet Battle Bonus Event (August 27th - September 3rd)

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

Trial of Style (August 31st - September 4th)

Dust off those pauldrons and compete in a fashion competition of Azerothian proportions! Speak to a transmogrifier in any major city to participate in the Trial of Style!

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