MMO-Champion - Death Knight Tier 13, Taiwan Double Raid Reset, Chromatic Dragon, PTR Build 14890
Update - Legendary Dagger Bonuses

Update - Added Item Sets Changes.
Update - Added new items in a separate post.

Update - Added Chromatic Dragon Mount Video.

Taiwan Realms now get Raid Resets twice a week
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
The new raid lockout changes for Taiwan and Korea adjust the lockout timers for the patch 4.0 and 4.2 raids. The lockout timers for these raids will now reset twice weekly instead of once. These raid lockout changes are being made to allow players to raid more often and get more chances at epic loot drops. Players will be able to down current Cataclysm raid bosses twice a week, accelerating players’ progression.

We are testing these new raid lockout changes in Taiwan and Korea first. Our goal is to expand this change to other regions in the future, but we don’t have anything further to announce at this time with regard to North American implementation.

Death Knight Tier 13
Yep. Seriously. Like, seriously dude. This is a Model Viewer render, I will update those screenshots if necessary when I fixed my tools and give you a render closer to the one you could get in-game. (But those might be just fine)



New Models - Chromatic Dragon and Chromatic Dragon Mount
This is a Model Viewer render, I will update those screenshots if necessary when I fixed my tools and give you a render closer to the one you could get in-game. (But those might be just fine)





Patch 4.3 - PTR Patch 14890
A new PTR build is being deployed on test realms.

Item Sets Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Druid (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)

Shaman (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)


Client Strings
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • ERR_LFG_JOINED_RF_QUEUE = "You are now queued in the Raid Finder.";
  • ERR_PARTY_LFG_BOOT_VOTE_REGISTERED = "Your request to kick %s has been successfully received.";
  • ERR_SOR_STARTING_EXPERIENCE_INCOMPLETE = "You must complete your starting experience before you can redeem your Scroll of Resurrection rewards.";
  • INELIGIBLE_BOSSES = "You will not be eligible to loot the following: %s";
  • LFG_MUST_SELECT_ROLE = "You must select one role.";
  • LFG_ROLE_UNAVAILABLE = "The group does not need players for this role.";
  • PLAYER_DIFFICULTY3 = "Raid Finder";
  • RF_COOLDOWN_ADDITIONAL_PEOPLE = "and %d other |4player:players;.";
  • RF_COOLDOWN_OTHER = "The following players in your group have recently queued for a Raid and may not yet queue again:";
  • RF_COOLDOWN_YOU = "You recently queued for a Raid.\nYou may queue for another in:";
  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_149 = "You cannot deconstruct Elementium Gem Clusters while collecting them!";


Achievements Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Dungeons & Raids

Cataclysm Raid
  • Heroic: Madness of Deathwing now rewards the "Savior of Azeroth" title instead of "Avenger of the Five Flights"
  • Destroyer's End Defeat Deathwing on Normal or Heroic Difficulty in the Dragon Soul raid. Title: Destroyer's End
  • Don't Stand So Close to Me Defeat Morchok in Dragon Soul on Normal or Heroic Difficulty without any two players (three players on 25-player mode) ever being within 5 yards of each other while Morchok is channeling Black Blood of the Earth.
  • Holding Hands Destroy the final Crystal Conductor during Hagara's lightning phase on Normal or Heroic Difficulty, while all raid members are part of the final Lightning Conduit.
  • Chromatic Champion Destroy Deathwing in Dragon Soul on Normal or Heroic Difficulty after beginning the encounter on each Aspect's platform:
  • Minutes to Midnight wording clarified to "on Normal and Heroic difficulty"
  • Deck Defender wording clarified to "on Normal and Heroic difficulty"
  • Ping Pong Champion wording clarified to "on Normal and Heroic difficulty"
  • Taste the Rainbow! wording clarified to "on Normal and Heroic difficulty"
  • Maybe He'll Get Dizzy... wording clarified to "on Normal and Heroic difficulty"

Feats of Strength

Guild - Feats of Strength


Spell Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion

Companion Pets

Mounts
  • Experiment 12-B Summons and dismisses a rideable Experiment 12-B. This is a flying mount. 1.5 sec cast
  • Heart of the Aspects Summons and dismisses the Heart of the Aspects. This mount changes depending on your Riding skill and location. 1.5 sec cast
  • Blazing Drake Summons and dismisses a rideable Blazing Drake. This is a flying mount. 1.5 sec cast

Death Knight (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Blood
  • Blood Presence now increases armor contribution from cloth, leather, mail and plate items by 55%. Up from 30%.

Druid (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Feral
  • Bear Form now increases Stamina by 20%, up from 10%.

Restoration

Balance

Hunter (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Survival
  • Explosive Shot now scales from 27.3% of Ranged Attack Power, up from 23.2%.

Paladin (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Retribution
  • Seal of Truth now scales from 13.5% of Attack Power, up from 9.65%.

Holy
  • Beacon of Light now affects your Word of Glory, Holy Shock, Flash of Light, Divine Light and Light of Dawn. (And I have no idea if it's a change or a wording change)

Shaman (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
  • Earthquake now scales from 11% of Spell Power (Going to assume it's just a tooltip fix to actually reflect spell power changes in-game)

Warlock (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Demonology
  • Master Demonologist now increases damage done by demon servants and damage dealt while transformed by 18.4%, down from 20%. Each point of Mastery increases damage by an additional 2.3%, down from 2.5%.

Warrior (Forums / Talent Calculator / Skills/Talents)
Fury
This article was originally published in forum thread: Death Knight Tier 13, Taiwan Double Raid Reset, Chromatic Dragon, PTR Build 14890 started by Boubouille View original post
Comments 328 Comments
  1. Machomaije's Avatar
    WOW A DRUID BUFF!!!! Tho its not that good, you should also put it in the arcane tree so we actualy CAN cast it without having a 5 sec silence on every abilities when we get interrupted. Its also about time we get more armor as resto druids, we are so fuckign squishy right now...
  1. revilfour's Avatar
    Extremely happy with the new mounts, i know what will be my #1 priority after hitting 90 in MoP!
  1. funkyfloyd's Avatar
    just watched the vid of the chromatic dragon and i just have something to say: good lord! its a new model!!!
  1. Chrispy's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by LordSothe View Post
    That's the DK T13? Rather disappointing for how long it took.
    My thoughts exactly.. The last three tiers for DKs have all looked awesome in my opinion (except the helms, but I don't show them anyway), but this one looks kinda plain and not as cool >_>

    Especially since it took them 45 years to make it and they built it up to be real cool.


    whatever, at least it's better than most of the rest of the tier 13 sets lol
  1. Vulryth's Avatar
    anybody notice the new model for the dragon, imagine it with a chinese dragon skin -_____-
  1. Vapoor's Avatar
    i want that mount right now, im glad its a new model too. I'm still waiting on a mount of murozond though :P
  1. CrusaderNerò87's Avatar
    WHere can you get that mount? Looks awesome :O
  1. SenatorS's Avatar
    the mount looks good
  1. Makronette's Avatar
    People wanted a new style of mount... they got one that is still a Drake too and it looks awesome!
  1. walrusaurus's Avatar
    I"m guessing thats a TCG mount. Its too early for pandaria things to be in the game files, and that doesn't really fit with our current activity.I suppose its possible that its a mount for a 125 mount achievement. But i wouldn't put anything down on that.
  1. tusker's Avatar


    Basically.
  1. Draxz's Avatar
    Hope the chromatic dragon mount isn't just another Raid only mount.. but probably will be :O(
  1. Rainec's Avatar
    mount is amazing, a new model skeleton right? epic. dk tier.... quite good, not quite as epic as it could have been, but still, quite good. love the shoulders. love the skull/bone design. if anything, the helm should have less spikes in the jaw/mouth area, i honestly thought the helm had a steel beard for a second. the second and third colors arent nearly as good as the first. if i got a full set, i would def keep it un-transmog'd
  1. Wizzlecrank's Avatar
    T13 DK looks like a modified T8 Hunter.... wtf?That mount almost makes up for the fail though
  1. HikariOblivion's Avatar
    I'm going to guess the mount is probably the heroic Deathwing drop, where the Glory drake is the Red Drake seen earlier. It seems fitting to end the expansion on a new mount model.
  1. Varakai's Avatar
    Not going to lie, I'm a DK and I love my class to death... so to speak but I'm kinda getting sick and tired of every tier set looking the same and it all looks like it came off the wall of Naxxramas. Skulls, skulls more glowing skulls. I wish they'd actually get artistically creative for once. I'd say, "Well thank god for Transmorgrification" but ALL OUR GEAR LOOKS THE FLIPPIN' SAME!

    Is it too much to ask to NOT have horns on every helm!? I'm not a viking, I wasn't a viking before I got rezzed... lose the damn horns.
  1. Kataxu's Avatar
    The set looks great, and solid. However, it didn't blow my mind.
  1. Sw1tch's Avatar
    Still no mage changes, not surprised.
  1. Raeliron's Avatar
    @Tusker: I love you

    The Tier 13 is horrible. The helmet reminds me the sand monster in Star Wars... Vagina Dentatta anyone?
  1. Vormav's Avatar
    I really hope they do let us raid twice a week. People are getting extremely bored with nothing to do for most of the week these days. Especially with Firelands and now Dragon Soul both being exceptionally short raids. I mean c'mon when Cata came out we got multiple raids with many bosses in each, apart from one which had two. They said they would do this from now on rather than give us just one giant raid like they had been doing with ICC etc. This was a model based off the first tiers of TBC. Then Firelands comes out and they flat out changed their mind and really skimped out big time. They got rid of us having multiple raids with many bosses, but this time they didn't even go back to the one raid only but having it be large design. Now we get one raid and it's medium sized. Some thought it was just for Firelands and now we see it's like that as well with Dragon Soul. I don't understand why they changed their mind on having many raids per patch with few bosses in each and decided upon one raid with a handful of bosses like this. So yeah this is a huge reason why we need raid lockouts to be cut in half. Those who don't wish to raid the extra time don't have to. Those of us who would love to raid twice a week shouldn't be punished by the people who don't wish to raid longer. Oh also that new drake is indeed amazing looking. Too bad I can't say the same for the DK tier set. Looks like the new warrior PVP set in a way. Uglyyyyyy at least imo.

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