Patch 7.2 PTR - Build 23436
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  • Demon Assaults have come to the Broken Isles
  • Pet Battle Dungeon - If you have at least one level 25 battle pet you can take part in this scenario
  • Hunters, Death Knights, and Balance Druids have new spell animations
  • Reputation earned beyond Exalted will now contribute towards earning additional rewards from Broken Isles faction emissaries.
  • Pepe artwork got turned into an in-game model

Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Welcome to the Patch 7.2 PTR! As we’re just getting our 7.2 public test phase underway, we’d like to give you some context into what you’ll see (and won’t see) in this first build.

Most of Patch 7.2’s major content isn’t enabled in this build – that’ll be coming in a few weeks. Our primary testing focus for this build will be Demon Assaults, as well as general game stability (e.g. crashes). 7.2’s Pet Battle Dungeon should also be available for testing.

There’s a few other things of note that are enabled for initial testing in this build, but be aware that many of them are still heavily under development:

  • Transmog Item Sets: This is an update to the Transmogrification System that tracks the progress and collections of Raid and PVP item sets, and we’d love your feedback on it.
  • Tab targeting improvements: We’re hard at work making some improvements to this feature, and have a few updates in this build that should make tab targeting feel more natural. Please let us know what you think!
  • Some updated visual effects for Hunters, Death Knights, and Balance Druids: This is still very much in a work-in-progress state, but we’re making a few improvements to the look and feel of these classes, and want to hear your feedback.

You may also start to see some bits and pieces of an improvement we’re making to PvP gearing in 7.2 through the Obliterum Forge (which will no longer require completing a quest chain to unlock). The intent of this system is to allow players who have received multiple pieces of unwanted gear to exchange them for a piece of their choosing. It’s not yet ready for testing, but it’s on the way.

World of Warcraft 7.2 PTR Patch Notes
Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
Patch 7.2 is now available for testing on the Public Test Realms (PTR). Participating on the Public Test Realms allows you to test a patch before it is released on live realms. Once you've had a chance to try things out, visit our PTR Discussion 7.2 forum to discuss the patch. To report issues or errors, use the in-game Submit Bug feature (found under Game Menu -> Help -> Submit Bug) or by visiting the PTR Bug Report 7.2 forum.

  • More features are coming! New information for 7.2 features that are still in-development will be added soon.
  • Please keep in mind that the notes below are not final, and details may be subject to change before the release of Patch 7.2.
  • Not all content listed in the PTR Patch Notes may be available for testing. Content may have a limited test window.

New Features

Demon Assaults
The Burning Legion is assaulting Azeroth with renewed determination. Look for Broken Isles zones to come under attack, fight to drive the Legion back, and defend the lands of your new allies.

Pet Battle Dungeon
Something nefarious is going on in the world of pet battles, and it’s up to you to look into it. If you have at least one level 25 battle pet, speak to Breanni in Dalaran to get directions to this new scenario.

Updated Features

Transmogrification Sets
A new ‘Sets’ tab in the Appearances UI is where you’ll find this new way of tracking item sets from previous Raids, PvP Seasons, and more.

Class Combat Updates
The launch of Legion included many updates to class animations, sounds, and spell effects. These will continue in Patch 7.2 with updates to Hunters, Death Knights, and Balance Druids. More are on the way!

Legion Reputation Updates
Reputation earned beyond Exalted will now contribute towards earning additional rewards from Broken Isles faction emissaries.

Tab Targeting
In Patch 7.2, tab targeting should feel more natural. While in combat, you will no longer be able to accidentally tab to a target that is out of combat with you. Furthermore, you’re no longer able to tab to a target that neither your character nor your camera can see. This is very much a work-in-progress, and your feedback is greatly appreciated.

  • The Obliterum Forge should now always be available to players, and requires no questline.
  • All item level 815 crafted end-game gear will now be crafted at item level 835.
  • All existing items between item levels 815-830 will retain their existing item level. The first application of Obliterum will bring them up to 840, and the Obliterum cap has been increased to iLvl 875.
  • Some World Quests that are related to Professions now reward 1 skill point in their associated Profession.
  • Archaeology
    • You can now get Artifact Power from Archaeology.
    • New Elite digsites have been discovered in the Broken Isles.
    • All enemies summoned by Archaeology can now be killed by multiple nearby players.
  • Cooking
    • Nomi now provides Prepared Ingredients as part of his work orders, which can be combined to create up to 10 servings of a random recipe known by the player.

User Interface
  • You can now assign a specialization to an equipment set in the Equipment Manager.
  • An “Open All” button has been added to the mailbox.
  • You can now preview an ensemble set by CTRL-clicking it.
  • Spellbook
    • Spells that haven’t been moved to an action bar are highlighted in the spellbook.
    • Mousing over a spell highlights it on your action bar, making it easier to locate.
    • Pet spells can now be dragged onto the player action bar.
  • Quick Join
    • Auto Accept: A setting has been added to allow friends and guild members to instantly join your queues without a confirmation. This setting is located in Interface Options -> Social.
    • Group tooltips now show the available roles and if auto accept is enabled.
    • Right click a Quick Join group to whisper a member of that group.


Dungeons and Raids
  • Enemies’ damage and health have been increased for all Heroic and Mythic dungeons, and the item levels of gear found in Legion Dungeons has been increased.
  • All Random Heroic dungeons now requires 825 item level to queue.
  • Lower Karazhan and Upper Karazhan have been added to the Random Legion Heroic list in Dungeon Finder.
  • The Arcway and Court of Stars have been added to the Random Legion Heroic list in Dungeon Finder.

  • Set tokens for all raids from Serpentshrine to Siege of Orgrimmar have been updated to provide loot for your spec on right-click, in the same manner as newer raid set tokens. The vendor functionality of these items has not been changed.

  • Warrior
    • Charge (and Intercept) now deals damage on arrival, and its snare begins after you hit your target.

World Quests
  • Broken Isles World Quest rewards now scale to item level 860 (was item level 845).

We’ll outline many more changes and additions to the World of Warcraft Patch 7.2 PTR in the coming weeks.

New Icons

New Achievements
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • 7.2.0 40 Work Orders Sent - 40 Work Orders Sent
  • A Challenging Look - Complete an artifact challenge quest line and unlock a new appearance for your artifact weapon.
  • Breaching the Tomb - Complete the Legionfall campaign.
  • Broken Isles Pathfinder, Part Two - Complete the Broken Isles achievements listed below.
  • Defender of the Broken Isles - Repel Legion assaults upon each of the Broken Isles zones.
  • Dressed for Battle - Primal Gladiators - Collect a Season 16 Gladiator Set.
  • Dressed for Battle - Vindictive and Fearless Gladiators - Collect a Season 19 or 20 Gladiator Set.
  • Dressed to Impress the Fel Horde - Collect a Tier 18 Armor Set from Hellfire Citadel.
  • Dressed to Impress the Nightborne - Collect a Tier 19 Armor Set from the Nighthold.
  • Explore Broken Shore - Explore the Broken Shore, revealing the covered areas of the world map.
  • Fighting with Style: Challenging - Unlock all of your challenging artifact appearances.
  • Follower Ability Tracking -
  • Grand Master Artificer - Unlock the new set of traits for all of your Artifacts.
  • Legionfall Commander - Earn Exalted status with the Armies of Legionfall.
  • Legion's Bane - Complete the quest line "The Council's Challenge," unlocking a new appearance for your artifact weapon.
  • Master Artificer - Unlock a new set of traits for one of your Artifacts.
  • Paragon of the Broken Isles - Earn 10 exalted supply rewards from any faction within the Broken Isles.
  • The Reputable - Earn an exalted supply reward from any faction within the Broken Isles.
  • They See Me Rolling - Successfully deliver a Barrel of Storm Brew without taking any damage.
  • Well Read - Read an original version of the books listed below.

New Factions
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • Armies of Legionfall - The coalition of orders dedicated to defeating the Legion at the Tomb of Sargeras and Broken Shore.
  • Arne Test - Paragon Reputation -
  • Arne Test - Paragon Reputation Stormwind - One of the last bastions of human power, this Alliance capital is ruled by the prodigal king, Varian Wrynn.
  • Highmountain Tribe (Paragon) - The Highmountain Tribe has dwindled in numbers over the years, and with the drogbar threat looming, seek new allies to save their homeland.
  • Valarjar (Paragon) - These are the chosen warriors of Odyn, sworn to his service in life and death.
  • Court of Farondis (Paragon) - The ghostly Court of Farondis and its allies continue the fight against an onslaught of invaders on the cursed island of Azsuna.
  • Dreamweavers (Paragon) - The druids and their allies in Val'sharah have guarded the Emerald Dream since time immemorial.
  • The Nightfallen (Paragon) - These exiled Nightborne elves suffer withdrawals after being cut off from the Nightwell. They oppose their people's alliance with the Legion and fight for some kind of redemption.
  • The Wardens (Paragon) - After Legion forces broke the Vault of the Wardens with the aid of Gul'dan, what few Wardens remain are determined to rebuild their prison and hunt down the terrifying beasts that were let loose when it fell.
  • Armies of Legionfall (Paragon) - The coalition of orders dedicated to defeating the Legion at the Tomb of Sargeras and Broken Shore.

New Item Name Descriptions
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • 10 Man Normal (New) - 10 Man Normal
  • 25 Man Heroic (New) - 25 Man Heroic
  • 25 Man Normal (New) - 25 Man Normal
  • Aspiriant (New) - Aspiriant
  • Combatant (New) - Combatant
  • Gladiator (New) - Gladiator
  • Honor (New) - Honor
  • Legion Season 3 (New) - Legion Season 3
  • Legion Season 3 Elite (New) - Legion Season 3 Elite
  • Legion Season 4 (New) - Legion Season 4
  • Legion Season 4 Elite (New) - Legion Season 4 Elite
  • Legion Season 5 (New) - Legion Season 5
  • Legion Season 5 Elite (New) - Legion Season 5 Elite
  • Mythic 13 (New) - Mythic 13
  • Mythic 14 (New) - Mythic 14
  • Mythic 15 (New) - Mythic 15
  • PVP Epic (New) - PVP Epic
  • PVP Rare (New) - PVP Rare
  • Rank 8 (New) - Rank 8
  • Sunwell (New) - Sunwell

New Holidays
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • PvP Brawl: Gravity Lapse
  • PvP Brawl: Southshore vs. Tarren Mill
  • PvP Brawl: Warsong Scramble

New Keystone Affixes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • Bursting (New) - When slain, non-boss enemies explode, causing all players to suffer 20% of their max health in damage over 4 sec. This effect stacks.

New Mail Templates
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • #424 (New) - $ct $n, Please read the enclosed message at your earliest convenience. - The Six
  • #425 (New) - Squire of Azeroth, I write to you in our darkest hour. From the depths of Un'Goro Crater, I have returned! My fleet has made landfall on the beaches of the Broken Isles. I am prepared to pierce the Legions lines like a sharp, pointy lance and drive them back to the nether that spawned them. I await you at our fortifications, we look upon some very high mountains. Make haste! Maximillian of Northshire Knight-Errant

Misc New
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • Mage Tower - Harness arcane energies to quickly move Legionfall forces throughout the Broken Isles and uncover challenging agents of the Legion.
  • Command Center - A fortified base of operations for Order Hall leaders to gather together and plan their attacks across the Broken Shore.
  • Nether Disruptor - Harness arcane energies to quickly move Legionfall forces throughout the Broken Isles and uncover challenging agents of the Legion.
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Comments 106 Comments
  1. zetitup's Avatar
    That goblin
  1. Adoxe's Avatar
    Gallywix finally has a model holy shit!
  1. tallulah's Avatar
    goblin hotness
  1. lagmoose's Avatar
    That fel-looking dreadlord (I can't remember what they called it at the D&R panel at Blizzcon) reminds me of a fel corrupted Kratos.
  1. Shampro's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by zetitup View Post
    That goblin
    It's Gallyxis
  1. Adeivus's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by lagmoose View Post
    That fel-looking dreadlord (I can't remember what they called it at the D&R panel at Blizzcon) reminds me of a fel corrupted Kratos.
    I imagine that is the Avatar of Sargeras.
  1. Adoxe's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by lagmoose View Post
    That fel-looking dreadlord (I can't remember what they called it at the D&R panel at Blizzcon) reminds me of a fel corrupted Kratos.
    That's Avatar of Sargeras, not a dreadlord...
  1. Vellus's Avatar
    3 expansions later and Gallywix gets a model
  1. Bain6969's Avatar
    1) i also think it is the corrupted Avatar of Sargeras
    2) Finally Gallywix looks like he does in the lore and loadscreens. About time he got his own personal look
  1. coldviper18's Avatar
    I wanna be a fat goblin! I would not be disappointed if they gave us a patch entirely dedicated to a lot more character customization options...
  1. Korru's Avatar
    I forgot that Gallywix existed
  1. Mindflower's Avatar
    Infernal Dragon Boss Tomb String?

    Is that the first boss we were shown or a new one? The first one didn't look like much of a dragon tbh.
  1. Lightcloud's Avatar
    I was almost convinced that the 'demonThing.jpg' was a corrupt Bolvar for a moment considering the look, if you look at it without the steroids and green stuff. Lich King being the creation of the Legion makes it entirely possible I think but story wise I doubt it.
  1. Dugraka's Avatar
    Looks like they're finally adding the Bnet balance tokens. Cool cool
  1. BeerWolf's Avatar
    It made an appearance... D:
  1. Saafiaxo's Avatar
    There are also two new tier class hall upgrades

    I'm currently looking at the mage ones which include *increase your champion roster from 5 to 6* or *recruit kirin tor guardians that can counter minions hazards or spells, and they have a baseline 30% increase chance*

    And the last tier only has 1 to pick from
    "All new relics are able to grant a rank increase to a second artifact trait" - So dual relics? Two in one?

    First upgrade costs 20k resources, second costs 30k...Jesus

    Edit: Looks like tailors get another carpet mount
  1. Kellorion's Avatar
    Know its early, but in all these years, Saurfang still has gotten unique .....anything
  1. Farron69's Avatar
    Yeah, that's the Avatar of sargeras right there, looks badass.

    And man Gallywix sure is ugly! Just like a goblin should be!
  1. Saafiaxo's Avatar
    Someone just linked a ilvl 1000 Prydaz....Looks like the end is coming folks
  1. Darth Dracula's Avatar
    Everytime I read Gallywix's name I get the Lemmywinks theme in my head.


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