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Warcraft Recap: Garrison Preview, Valor Buff + More!

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New Garrison preview, hotfixes, Valor buff and more!

This week in World of Warcraft, Blizzard has released the first part of a four-part series on Warlords of Draenor's upcoming Garrison feature! Blizzard has shared details on how garrison development will work during the leveling process in Draenor. In addition, a new set of live server hotfixes have been published including some nerfs to mana drain procs on some older items. Blizzard have also implemented a limited-time Valor buff for all characters, and the Valor gain has been increased by 100% until Tuesday, June 10th. Check out all of the latest World of Warcraft news in this week's recap!




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Latest 5.4.8 Hotfixes - May 27


Blizzard has posted their latest batch of live server hotfixes, including a fix to the issue with the inv_misc_bag_16.jpgGoing To Need A Bigger Bag, along with a few nerfs to mana drain effects of a few pre-90 items. Nothing too remarkable being changed, but as they are hotfixes I suppose that's technically a good thing!

Blizzard Icon 5.4.8 Hotfixes: May 27


May 27


Battlegrounds and Arenas
  • Characters in a Tanking specialization in a Rated Battleground now take 50% additional damage (up from 20%) while holding an orb in Temple of Kotmogu or escorting a mine cart in Deepwind Gorge.
Items
  • Black Grasp of the Destroyer's drain mana effect no longer affects targets above level 73.
  • Soul Breaker's drain mana effect no longer affects targets above level 63.
Bug Fixes
  • Resolved an issue where credit for the achievement: Going To Need A Bigger Bag was not tracking correctly across characters on the account.
  • Resolved an issue where a graveyard near wreckage of the Silver Dawn in Darkshore was automatically resurrecting players after releasing.




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Blizzard's Garrison Preview Part 1


Blizzard has posted a phenominal first entry in a four part series spotlighting Warlords of Draenor's upcoming Garrisons feature! This article details the process of starting to develop your garrison during the leveling process to 100. Questing in Warlords will be the primary means to strengthen and further develop your garrison, and blueprints for new buildings can be earned in a variety of different ways. You'll meet and recruit followers in your travels and establish outposts in multiple different zones as extensions of your primary garrison in either Shadowmoon Valley (Alliance) or Frostfire Ridge (Horde). Find out more details in the full post on the World of Warcraft blog!

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Heart of the Valorous Buff - +100% Bonus Valor


Perhaps taking idea from the success of Diablo III's recent double-legendary buff, which became a permanent feature of the game, Blizzard has introduced a limited-time buff on Valor gains across all characters. This buff will be in effect from Friday, May 30 at 9:00 AM PDT, through Tuesday, June 10 at 9:00 AM PDT and all characters will earn 100% more Valor Points. Of course, the Valor cap hasn't been raised, so essentially players will just cap their Valor quicker and have even less to do. This buff comes not too long after patch 5.4.8's addition of the pvecurrency-valor.jpgDeeds of Valor tokens, which can be purchased with Timeless Coins on the Timeless Isle. Reaching the Valor cap shouldn't be very difficult at all!



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35% Off Armored Bloodwing and Blossoming Ancient


This week, the ability_mount_epicbatmount.jpgArmored Bloodwing mount and inv_pet_ancientprotector.jpgBlossoming Ancient pet are on sale for 35% off the regular price! The sale is offered in both the EU and US in-game item stores! In the US store, the Armored Bloodwing mount is $16.25 and the Blossoming Ancient pet is $6.50. In the EU store, the pet is £5.35 or €6.50, and the mount is £11 or €13. You can purchase these in-game items in the Battle.net Shop or via the in-game store!



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Azeroth Choppers New Episodes, Bikes Revealed


The seventh episode of the Azeroth Choppers webseries has been released, and the bikes are finally ready to be voted on! You can vote for the best bike on the Azeroth Choppers website, and the winner will be put in-game as a free mount. They both look pretty amazing; I hope we'll end up seeing both in-game!

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