MMO-Champion - Cataclysm Beta - Build 12759
Update 09:40PM PST - Added Nemesis.
Update 09:15PM PST - The new 310% Speed Flying Mount skill costs 5000 gold to train. People who already own a 310% flying mount get it for free.
Update 08:15PM PST - Masteries and Armor Specializations are available for testing. (Cataclysm Masteries List, Armor Specialization List)
Update 08:05PM PST - The Mounts & Companion Pets are now in the spellbook with a brand new interface.
Update 08:05PM PST - The UI for Paladin's Holy Power is here.
Update 07:40PM PST - Added Guild vendor rewards.
Update 07:25PM PST - Added Tol Barad Reputation Rewards.
Update 07:10PM PST - Relics slots have stats now and are just named Relic now it seems. (Totems, Sigils, Librams, etc)
Update 07:00PM PST - Tol Barad, the new PvP/Daily Quest zone is open for testing, and people keep trying to hurt me. More on that later.


Cataclysm Beta - Build 12759
A new build is being deployed on beta realms, just like any beta build, it will be painful, a lot of stuff will break, and I have no idea if I'll be able to give you all the content on the first day.

On the upside, Thrall is getting a new model. Stay tuned for changes!


Nemesis in Hyjal looks really nice too.


Guild Vendor Rewards
The Guild Vendor is here, a lot of items are placeholders but it should give you a pretty good idea of what it will offer.


And if you're wondering.



Loading Screens
Loading screens for each continent have been updated.




Spellbook - Mounts and Companion Pets
The Mounts & Companion Pets are now in the spellbook with a brand new interface.



Tol Barad
Tol Barad is open for testing, this is a new outdoor/PvP zone with a daily quest area for the faction controlling it. More on that later.





310% Speed Flying Mount
The new 310% Speed Flying Mount skill costs 5000 gold to train. People who already own a 310% flying mount get it for free.



Relic Slots Items
All classes items in the relic slot now have stats.



Masteries and Armor Specialization
Masteries and Armor Specializations are now available for testing.



Holy Power
The interface for the new Holy Power resource is here.



Video Settings
The Video Settings menu has been expanded, looks like we'll be able to tweak more things in Cataclysm.



Creature Damage Output Changes
Originally Posted by Zarhym (Blue Tracker)
Creature damage output has been increased from roughly level 65 and up. These increases scale upward with level. Creatures in exterior zones at level 80 now have 2.5 times the damage output they did previously in beta, 3.2 times at level 81, and 4 times at level 82 and up.

We’d like to get your feedback about how combat feels with creatures in level 80-85 exterior zones, including spawn rates and numbers of creatures in specific locations in each zone. Please let us know if this feels adequately challenging, or if there is a little too much face rocking going on.

New Guild Advancement Forum
Originally Posted by Bashiok (Blue Tracker)
We've created a Guild Advancement forum to help collect discussions on this new feature coming in Cataclysm. If you have any feedback, want to discuss the guild advancement feature, or have found any issues, please do so within the new forum. Please continue to use the Bug Report forum for actual bug reports.

Head over to the Guild Advancement forum now! - http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/bo...orumId=8945398
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Comments 445 Comments
  1. Chronalis's Avatar
    What have they....
    Ugh. Now i'm never gonna think of Thrall as that cudly orc Shaman.
  1. Ascal's Avatar
    thrall has epic beard! Yay!
  1. kujak's Avatar
    Well... better than I was expecting after Garrosh. However he looks homeless.

    Can I haz monies?
  1. Aarnor's Avatar
    Looks like Thrall could use a chiropractor but a new model is better than nothing.
  1. Jedistene's Avatar
    Thrall's a hippie, lol.
  1. drewdevoy's Avatar
    hm.. so 3 different orc models..

    The Thrall orc Model - a broken draenei by the looks of it?
    Playable Orc Model - Chunky ogre
    Garrosh Orc Model - Long necked , tall and not as chunky
  1. The3nd's Avatar
    I'm sorry, but I REALLY dislike the new thrall, why does he have a cowl? and the Blademaster beads? And he looks incredibly old.

    Geh, I'm sorry, I'm not one for complaining but this kinda makes me sad, and I get the whole Shaman thing he's got going, but why would he throw away Doomhammer's armor, not to mention the Doomhammer.

    And Also, why is he leaning forward so much? he looks super old, he is suppose to look proud, not hunched over and old.
  1. Shalaman's Avatar
    Satchel lol

    also look how many toes he has -.-'
  1. Vizardlorde's Avatar
    thrall looks kinda broken


    lol like a broken draeni
  1. lolcantdothat's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Jedistene View Post
    Thrall's a hippie, lol.
    homeless hippy haha, cool nonetheless
  1. Devirae's Avatar
    Hmm Malfurion isn't alone in picking up what will be the newest Azerothian trend it seems, manpurses FTW
  1. willjones410's Avatar
    I have to agree. With that face, Thrall really does look like a Broken draenei.

    What gives, Blizzard? Y'all have to make Thrall look so dour? Now Jaina will never go out with him!

    And get rid of the hood, too! He's still a young orc, he doesn't need to look like a complete Farseer already! :P
  1. RBFxJMH's Avatar
    Don't think of it as Thrall discarding his old armor... Think of it as Thrall switching to his Maelstrom Taming set.
  1. Nialyah's Avatar
    I realize he wants to save azeroth and all that but from Armor to Bum with beads. Wtf is this?

    Edit: I hope as one above me said. This must be his crappy looking nature resistance set. Damn
  1. AdamsGaming's Avatar
    Yay for Earthen Ring Thrall.
  1. recoilol's Avatar
    thrall has turned into a giant hippie p*ssy...
  1. Wrothforged's Avatar
    Seriously, whats with the manpurses?
  1. Taftvalue's Avatar
    Dont really like Thralls new model cuz the old one was doomhammers so im a lore freak and well yea
  1. fishz's Avatar
    Thrall = Draenei Hippie Indie Jesus Gouki-like.
  1. Rukari's Avatar
    I'd say that makes Blizzard 0/2 for Orc Leader updates. Both Garrosh and Thrall looked better before they tampered with them.

    If only they made Garrosh look like that loading screen, he looks wicked awesome there.

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