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The Earthen join the Allied Race roster in this week's War Within Alpha build! Blizzard detail their current Alpha experience, as well as their racial abilities and future plans.

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Greetings, Alpha testers!

With today’s Alpha update, testers can all rock the Earthen first hand.

First, some context.

To get right into the action, new Earthen on the Alpha bypass their starting quest experience. We also have abilities that are in the final stages of design but aren’t quite ready in terms of visuals or corner-case functionality. If you’d like a higher level experience, you can create a template character using an Earthen, but in this release, we’re particularly looking for your impressions of the extensive customization options the Earthen have to offer. Feel free to show us your awesome creations!

We’re also looking for your thoughts on the set of racial abilities we’ve imbued in our rocky friends.

Earthen’s active ability is Azerite Surge, an empower spell which has the following effects:

(We’re still working on the visuals for this spell, so expect to see changes in the near future as we refine it.)

Azerite Surge–

  • Draw upon your inner strength. Release to invoke the power of Azerite, dealing $s1 Fire damage. Empowering has the following effects:
    • Stage 1: Deals Fire damage to enemies.
    • Stage 2: Heals allies for a moderate amount.
    • Stage 3: Deals additional Fire damage to the highest health enemy.

Additionally, Earthen have four other characteristics/traits:

  • Ingest Minerals – You are always Well Fed, but cannot consume food. Activate Ingest Minerals to consume a gem and change the benefit granted to you by Well Fed.
  • Hyper Productive – Increases Finesse, which increases the chances of gathering additional materials.
  • Titan-Wrought Frame – Base armor from items is increased by a moderate amount.
  • Wide-Eyed Wonder – When you gain experience for exploring a location, gain additional exploration experience.

Please let us know what you think in this thread. Thank you!

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34 minutes ago, Staff said:

Titan-Wrought Frame – Base armor from items is increased by a moderate amount.

This could be interesting to see with warriors given their armored to the teeth talent, obviously it wouldn't make or break the race class combo but extra strength is always good

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21 hours ago, Ragingwolf said:

I wonder if the type/grade of gem would affect their well fed buff.

I read somewhere that the type of gem will result in which secondary stat increase you get. As for the quality I didn't read anything saying that. I think it's just a base amount

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On 4/26/2024 at 2:11 AM, Ragingwolf said:

I wonder if the type/grade of gem would affect their well fed buff.

I guess it might since there are different kinds of food in terms of the power their effects have. It might also be kind of like the zandalari troll buff with just a permanently set buff which can be switched by consuming. Since you are always well fed i guess the "food" buff will also be permanent. If it isnt then i would like to see how it would have an effect on prices. So far i dont think this race will be overly popular.

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