News and Guides for WotLK Classic
Chinese Realm "Region Unavailable" Messages Appeared for EU Players Here's a very strange and interesting bug (that was resolved pretty quickly), as EU Classic Era players were receiving the "realms will be unavailable in this region from January 23rd, 2023" message today, that was meant for the closure of Chinese realms earlier this year. WoW Classic WoW Classic Mar 21, 2023 at 18:02
Changes to Death Knight Character Creation Restrictions Coming Blizzard just announced that, in addition to having banned 120,000 malicious accounts, they will be reverting Death Knight character creation limits to what they originally were, meaning you will not be able to create a DK unless you have a level 55 character on your account already. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic 3 comments Mar 14, 2023 at 23:22
Free Character Transfers in Wrath Classic: March 3rd Blizzard enabled free character transfers between the two most populated (locked) Wrath Classic realms in each region. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic 2 comments Mar 03, 2023 at 16:28
Wrath Classic Hotfixes: March 1st Another small upgrade arrives via the hotfixes. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Mar 02, 2023 at 04:38
Wrath Classic Hotfixes: February 24th Another small upgrade arrives via the hotfixes. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Feb 25, 2023 at 00:39
Wrath Classic Hotfixes: February 21st We have a small hotfix for Wrath Classic today, with a mana regeneration upgrade. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Feb 22, 2023 at 04:12
Wrath Classic Hotfixes: February 16th Today's Wrath Classic hotfixes feature a lot less spinning in Ulduar, as well as some item upgrades from the raid. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Feb 17, 2023 at 02:45
Season of Mastery Realms Closing This Week, Transfers Open Blizzard are reminding players that this is the last week severs will be actually playable, with only the character selection screen being available starting with the next reset. WoW Classic WoW Classic 2 comments Feb 14, 2023 at 21:56
Wrath Classic Hotfixes: February 9th Today's Wrath Classic hotfixes address pet attack issues, mostly related to DKs, as well as a Paladin problem related to DKs as well. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Feb 10, 2023 at 02:40
Paid Faction Changes Now Available in Wrath Classic Paid Faction Changes are now available to players in Wrath Classic. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Feb 07, 2023 at 21:24
Upcoming Retribution Paladin Changes in Wrath Classic Blizzard outlined Retribution Paladin changes that will go live in Wrath Classic after the weekly maintenance next week. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Feb 04, 2023 at 06:44
XT-002 Deconstructor Hard Mode Nerf: January 31st Blizzard plans to reduce the difficulty of XT-002 Deconstructor on Hard Mode via a hotfix later tonight. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 31, 2023 at 17:57
Wrath Classic Hotfixes: January 23rd We have a pretty solid batch of Wrath hotfixes to check out today! WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 24, 2023 at 05:39
Wrath Classic Phase 2 Class and Gearing Guides Our class and gearing guides have been updated for Wrath Classic Phase 2! WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 20, 2023 at 10:56
Raid Buff Cooldown Resets and Terrain Exploits in Ulduar Blizzard have comented on potential exploits in Ulduar and a hotfix they put in place before the raid's launch, to make it clear what is and is not intended behavior. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 20, 2023 at 03:07
Wrath Classic Patch 3.4.1 Notes The official patch notes for the Wrath Classic Phase 2 update are now live. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 17, 2023 at 20:22
Wrath Classic Phase 2 Launching on January 17th Wrath Classic Phase 2 begins on January 17 with Ulduar opening on January 19. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 11, 2023 at 18:13
Naxxramas Achievement Rewards to Remain Available Throughout Wrath Classic Naxxramas achievement rewards that were removed with the launch of Ulduar in original Wrath of the Lich King will remain available throughout Wrath Classic. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 06, 2023 at 21:17
Patch 3.4.1 PTR Development Notes: January 6th Blizzard has posted patch notes for the latest 3.4.1 PTR build today, which contains various fixes and Ulduar boss changes. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 06, 2023 at 21:00
Summon Gargoyle Changes on the Wrath Classic PTR Blizzard is currently testing out some changes on the Wrath Classic PTR related to how the Summon Gargoyle spell inherits Haste from the Death Knight. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 06, 2023 at 20:30
Ahead of the Curve and Cutting Edge Achievements Coming to Wrath Classic Blizzard has added Ahead of the Curve and Cutting Edge achievements for Ulduar in Wrath Classic. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Jan 05, 2023 at 13:17
No Changes Planned for Ulduar Tier Sets Beyond 6 Item Level Bump Blizzard internally discussed Ulduar Tier Sets and decided they will not see any further adjustments past the normal 6 item level bump in Wrath Classic. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic 1 comment Jan 04, 2023 at 14:37
Wrath Classic Season 1 Ends January 9th The first Wrath Classic PvP season is ending on January 9 at 10:00 p.m. for each region. When the game is updated on january 10, all Arena Points will be converted to Honor. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Dec 29, 2022 at 17:15
End-of-Year Blizzard Update About 12 billion hours of Blizzard games were played and 50 million new players joined the Blizzard community this year, according to Blizzard President Mike Ybarra, who posted an update reflecting back on 2022. Blizzard Blizzard 25 comments Dec 21, 2022 at 20:21
Joyous Journeys 50% Experience Buff Returns in Wrath Classic The Joyous Journeys buff that increases reputation gains by 50% will return to Wrath Classic on December 13 for a month. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Dec 09, 2022 at 19:12
Wrath Classic Patch 3.4.1 Development Notes: December 8th Blizzard has posted updated PTR notes for the Ulduar Patch with a lot of changes to the boss fights. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic Dec 08, 2022 at 22:28
US Federal Trade Commission Files Suit to Block Microsoft Acquisition of Activision Blizzard As was was expected, the US Federal Trade Commission has now voted and filed a suit to block Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, saying the deal would harm competition. As reported by Bloomberg, the commission voted 3-1 on the matter and already filed the suit. The proceedings usually take from several months to a year to resolve, and here's what Holly Vedova, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition had to say: Blizzard Blizzard 7 comments Dec 08, 2022 at 19:51
Join Us Live on Twitch for the Icy Veins Podcast Our Mythic+ guru Petko is now live on our Twitch channel talking about Dragonflight! Join us to learn about everything you need to know to prepare for the new expansion! Icy Veins Icy Veins Nov 27, 2022 at 17:59
US Federal Trade Commission "Likely to File Antitrust Lawsuit" to Block Microsoft Acquisition of Activision Blizzard Here's some potentially bad news for the sale of Activision Blizzard to Microsoft, as Politico is reporting that it is likely the US FTC will be filing a lawsuit to stop the acquisition - based on three sources "familiar with the matter". A lawsuit could postpone the deal's timing and even endanger it altogether, regardless of its result. Blizzard Blizzard 14 comments Nov 24, 2022 at 01:41
Wrath Classic Class Vs. Spec Balance, Featuring Retribution Paladins Blizzard have taken to the Wrath Classic forums to write up a very in-depth post on class balance and Retribution Paladins in particular. WotLK Classic WotLK Classic 2 comments Nov 23, 2022 at 21:08READ MORE NEWS
- 01 Mar. 2023: Shadow Priest Gear and Best in Slot
- Fixed incorrect list of full best in slot.
- 19 Feb. 2023: Restoration Druid Builds, Talents, and Glyphs
- Updated 25-man talents to be more tank-healing friendly for Ulduar HMs.
- 18 Feb. 2023: Elemental Shaman Builds, Talents, and Glyphs
- Talent and glyph changes to account for Fire Elemental resetting on encounter end.
- 11 Feb. 2023: Elemental Shaman Builds, Talents, and Glyphs
- Further talent, glyph and talent explanation improvements.
- 11 Feb. 2023: Elemental Shaman Gear and Best in Slot
- Re-added Phase 1 gear as an option for alt gearing before going into Ulduar.