MMO-Champion - Breath of the Black Prince, Inferno Skeleton King Cleared, New Cow Level
Update: Method has now defeated the Butcher in Inferno mode!

Diablo 3 - Most Awesome Video Spoiler Ever. Blue Posts, Giveaway

Breath of the Black Prince
To go along with the new The Black Prince faction there are some quests that end with the reward of a legendary item, the Breath of the Black Prince! This item is likely used to upgrade your gear in some way. Before helping Wrathion, you first share a drink with him while talking about the future of Azeroth.

The first quest in the series requires an honored reputation level, which is earned by killing the mogu and mantid in the Townlong Steppes and the Dread Wastes, as well as any raid creatures.

You must also collect Sigil of Wisdom x 10 and Sigil of Power x 10 from Mogu'shan Vaults, Heart of Fear, or Terrace of Endless Spring. While you are raiding, you need to defeat the Sha of Fear in Terrace of Endless Spring to obtain a Chimera of Fear.

At some point after this he will reward you with a Breath of the Black Prince, but the quests are not chained yet, so we can't be certain as to what the requirements are.

According to the quest descriptions he seems heavily invested in the fate of Pandaria, even hinting towards the oncoming Horde and Alliance war fleets that will turn the beach of Krasarang Wilds into a battlezone in Patch 5.1.

Last Chance to Sign Up: Level-90 Arena Pass
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
On May 22, your opportunity to register for the World of Warcraft 2012 Arena Pass will come to an end. Don’t miss this chance to experience the next level of Arena combat on a special realm dedicated to competitive PvP.

Bonus Level-90 Arena Pass Realm

In addition to granting access to the exclusive level-85 Arena Pass realm, players will also gain access to the special level-90 competition when the realm reopens a few weeks after Mists of Pandaria launches. This means that Arena Pass subscribers who have purchased the expansion will be able to access level-90 gear and talents, and be able to take a level-90 monk into the Arena with top level gear.

Players who purchase an Arena Pass and participate in the competition can earn an Armored Murloc in-game pet. The top players will also contend for a chance to achieve the “Vanquisher” title for their live characters.
If you would like to demonstrate your Arena prowess, are eager for a chance to earn exclusive loot, or just want to reserve a spot in the level-90 Mists of Pandaria Arena Pass realm, the time to register is now!

Diablo III Cow Level (Spoilers!)
Don't watch this video unless you want to be impressed by the new cow level!
Spoiler

Inferno Skeleton King Cleared
Method has taken on Inferno Skeleton King and defeated him!
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
1 day after release, and they beat act 1, and act 2 as well already on inferno i think.
They have only killed the Skeleton King at this point. Do note that up to the Skeleton king is only part of the first act and they still have lots of the game to go till they complete act 1.

Another point to be made is that this is a group of fully co-ordinated, skilled, dedicated and hardcore gamers who have been playing regularly since the moment of release. It will take quite a while longer for the average player and even most seasoned gamers to reach this point. That being said, it's amazing to see the speed in which they have reached this stage of the game, but remember that the hardest is yet to come...



Diablo Blue Posts
We have only selected a few of the blue posts, see the full news at Diablofans or check out their Blue Tracker for all of the Blue Posts!
Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
Diablo 3 Beaten in 7 Hours
I'm one of those people who likes to explore all of the map, because you never know what might be lurking in that unexplored part, right? I'm in no hurry to rush through because that's not my play style, but I know we're all different. Some people love the bragging rights that come with being super quick through a game. Meh, I prefer to take my time, soak up the atmosphere, listen to the story, and loot every single damn barrel I find.

But yeah, as others here have said, completing normal mode is by no means finishing the game... It's just the start. (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

Diablo 3 Beaten in 6 Hours
That's the problem... people are used to playing Skyrim
You can beat Skyrim in a few hours if your intent is to rush to the end of the game as fast as possible. You can beat the original Super Mario Bros in 5 minutes.

If your intent is to simply race to the end of the game as quickly as possible I'm sure you can complete Normal difficulty in very little time. If your intent is to take your time and enjoy it, stop worrying about what people rushing to the end of the game think.

Luckily, unlike other games, regardless of how quickly you want to rush to the end, the near-limitless content provided through randomized events, dungeons, enemies and items (and their random drop chance) mean that you'll be able to play for years to come. Welcome to Diablo III, please enjoy. (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

Diablo III - Race to the Finish Contests
If you haven't yet, make sure to check out the three contests at Diablofans for Diablo III, where they will be giving away a total of three Alienware X51 computers.



Diablo III Giveaway
The "Race to the Finish" is not the only Diablo III contest Curse is holding. Curse is also giving away some Diablo III SteelSeries gear such as the Diablo III Headset, Mouse and Limited Edition Mousepad. Head over to the official content page to enter!



The Daily Blink - The 37th Circle of Hell
The Daily Blink gives us an overview of the Diablo Launch!

This article was originally published in forum thread: Breath of the Black Prince, Inferno Skeleton King Cleared, New Cow Level started by chaud View original post
Comments 95 Comments
  1. Herpi's Avatar
    That is by far the most boring fight ive seen, 8.18 mins of nothing.
  1. chaud's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by McNeil View Post
    Sorry to ask but why is there Diablo 3 news putting on the front page so much? Its MMO-Champion not BLIZZARD-Champion. If WoW is slow at their news, do some RIFT or SW:ToR news instead?

    I know, discussed a lot of times, if only the name of the site was changed you wouldn't get the fuss
    See the reply to the same question below.

    Quote Originally Posted by Boubouille View Post
    http://www.quantcast.com/mmo-champio...country=GLOBAL

    The release of Diablo 3 was literally one of the biggest traffic day on MMO-Champion. Just because you don't care doesn't mean it applies to everyone.

    The fact that D3 was bundled with the annual pass for over a million players makes it "slightly" relevant.
  1. Slowpoke is a Gamer's Avatar
    I hope Wrathion does not become the source of all future legendary weapons.
  1. LadyGrayRose's Avatar
    That drink better be non-alcoholic, Wrathion.
  1. Lilcheeks's Avatar
    Diablo 3 Beaten in 6 Hours
    That's the problem... people are used to playing Skyrim
    Who are these miserable pukes that make comments like this?
  1. markdall's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Waterisbest View Post
    A lot of people disagree with you. Even the players who whined about log in are now settling down.
    Because we can frigging log in now. The launch was pathetic and terrible.
  1. Fele's Avatar
    So much fuzz about diablo, will need to try it.
  1. VenomousCarnage's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by det View Post
    I believe it is Boub's site, you are a guest able to use it freely and it is up to his discretion to post what he likes.

    I am not sure what is so hard to understand about this? You don't tell the man who invites you into his house what to do in his house.

    Whatever your comment on D3s longetivity is concerned, I believe you are just as spot on as people who proclaimed Age of Conan, Warhammer, Aion, Rift and SWToR to be the next WoW Killer.
    because only things YOU like are the ones that last forever... yea that makes you soo less ignorant. You see the future better then everyone else? Diablo isn't an mmo it dosn't compete directly with wow, different fan base. Why you bring up other mmos and thier ignorance that matches yours is beyond logic. Then gain Blizzard worshippers have never been logical.

    btw to you and all the other bobble head posters agreeing with you, internet=/=house. It's pretty much infinitely closer to a business and customers/recipients matter a lot more there.

    It's amazing how people who love blizzard are so close-minded then yell at others for being close minded. The hypocrisy makes you much worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainArlong View Post
    What's with the "world firsts"? It's not an MMO. You didn't announce the names of the people who finished more popular games like Mass Effect 3 or Call of Duty first.
    Yea it's pretty stupid. Despite this site being called MMOchamp it is incredibly biased on reporting basically only 1 mmo and even then it loses focus because their god blizzard released a second game.

    They might as well report who beat every other game that comes out first if they ever want to be thought of anything other then blizzard slaves with no mind.
  1. jaymike's Avatar
    MMO-Champ is turning into a Blizzard suck off festival.
  1. StereotypicalGamer's Avatar
    Team No Life (Kripps) got Inferno Balial down just now.
  1. Appletini's Avatar
    So there will be a level 90 Arena Pass realm after Mists comes out. The Arena Pass season is six weeks starting end of May.

    Yeah, I'm still going to stand by my August Mists release statement.
  1. KainX's Avatar
    I love Diablo. I have the Annual Pass. I haven't played WoW save when Diablo servers were down since the games release.

    That said, reading over various thoughts and view points on the validity of Diablo news here on mmo-champion, I must wonder if there's any incentive (read: $$$) for the reports (read: advertising) of Diablo 3 here. As other have said, it's not a MMO, merely another Blizzard product. I don't recall this many reports on other actual MMO's that go as in depth as these ones have. A mention of SWTOR? Sure. A tidbit about Conan? Yup. An in depth analysis of classes, mechanics, and systems within those games? Not really.
  1. Goretex's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by jaymike View Post
    MMO-Champ is turning into a Blizzard suck off festival.
    To answer that post from Captainarlong, D3 is just way more popular than those 2 games you mentioned. Hell I don't play them and don't know anyone else who plays them either. Not saying those games aren't popular but D3 is way more popular than them. D3 brought in old diablo players,WoW players, and new players. Just saying... This site should be called MMO-Complainer.com All i see on forums is a bunch of complaining about the most stupid crap, at least it's entertaining though lol.

    ---------- Post added 2012-05-18 at 07:57 AM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by ChaosWolf View Post
    So the new Cow Level... is Ponyville?
    It's Unicornville! I've Always wanted to be a Unicorn Killer!

    ---------- Post added 2012-05-18 at 08:03 AM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by perera View Post
    I'm inclined to agree. If I wanna know about Diablo 3, I can always check diablofans...
    I would agree but it seems D3fanz website is down or something. It wont connect

    ---------- Post added 2012-05-18 at 08:04 AM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by lemons View Post
    wow...for some of those contests i just signed into curse, wrote my name in a box, and entered. No facebook, or twitter, or anything? This is madness!
    THIS IS SPARTA!

    ---------- Post added 2012-05-18 at 08:09 AM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by webdonkey View Post
    then stick that crap into the sub forum instead of a main page.

    looking at some vids i cant realy see nor believe what the effin fuzz is about that game.

    not only does it look shit, retarded clicking gameplay, but it is cheap aswell.

    it will die faster then rift ever could and you shouldnt put to much main page attention to it!
    ^lmao MADBRO?

    ---------- Post added 2012-05-18 at 08:16 AM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainArlong View Post
    What's with the "world firsts"? It's not an MMO. You didn't announce the names of the people who finished more popular games like Mass Effect 3 or Call of Duty first.
    Well D3 I beleive has world first achievements, does thos other games have achievements? Seriously Idk I never played Mass effect or CoD so yea.

    ---------- Post added 2012-05-18 at 08:21 AM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by Mandible View Post
    While it certainly is his site it wouldn´t be this place people would go to get their Diablo updates - and as noted the update shouldn´t be focused around it being Diablo 3, but that Method did something. I do however not see it as that spectacular even with the difficulty level considering you can basicly rush it from the checkpoint. Now if it had been on hardcore I would be fully impressed. Updating with it on the site just because its them seem like a fanboy service to me.

    In regards to the other news the legendary item sounds interesting tbh. Would be fun if they made a new way to obtain a legendary (as long as its not overly easy ofc).
    I think ppl are missing the point why it's on the front page of MMO lol. It's because it's the most recent popular game released... derp. Keep raging ppl you making me laugh! lol.
  1. Luckcatcher's Avatar
    All of these people are on Inferno Mode, and I'm still trying to get a computer to run D3. Certainly didn't take people long to poop-sock the game.
  1. Kaitline's Avatar
    wish I can play d3 soon))

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