- US Realms are back online.
- The patch is now available for download from the launcher.
Patch 4.2 - Rage of the Firelands on Live Servers
Assuming something doesn't explode, Patch 4.2 should be officially confirmed shortly and will be deployed on live realms today! The patch size is about 400mb
and it's time for our traditional super huge recap.
If you're wondering, there's already a confirmation of Patch 4.2 on Korean Forums
. (Thanks to locriani for translating/confirming that)
Facebook MMO-Champion - Patch 4.2 Super Giveaway!
To celebrate the release of Patch 4.2 I will give away a lot of free stuff on Facebook! You can win one of the following prizes:
To win one of these prizes, you just have to follow the steps:
- 1. "Like" MMO-Champion on Facebook with the box above!
- 2. Go to the contest news post and "Like" it as well.
- 3. The post will be hidden to prevent further entries and winners will be randomly selected on Wednesday at 09:00AM PDT. I will contact them on Facebook and give them indications on how to redeem their prizes.
The winners will receive codes to redeem their companion pets, I'll need to know if you play on an US or an EU server first since these codes are region-locked, but it also means that you can totally enter and just give the code to someone else!
Patch 4.2 Talent Calculator
is updated to patch 4.2!
Patch 4.2 - Tier 12 Pages
Tier 12 Armor Sets finally have their dedicated pages, with set bonuses, item lists, and armor models on all races for all classes!
Legendary Staff - Dragonwrath, Tarecgosa's Rest
Dragonwrath, Tarecgosa's Rest
is the new legendary item of this patch! Check out the unofficial and official previews below!
Patch 4.2 Daily Quests - Molten Front Zone Preview
The Molten Front is a new daily quests hub introduced in this patch, players must have at least completed Mount Hyjal up to and including the quest Aessina's Miracle. Once this quest has been completed, players should speak with Matoclaw in the Sanctuary of Malorne to take part in the Regrowth efforts.
Patch 4.2 - Dungeon Journal Preview
The Dungeon Journal
is a new tool available to all players with the objective to make your life in dungeons and raids much easier. This in-game encyclopedia lists all the abilities used by bosses, will warn you of the important ones, etc ... It also includes the loot table of every boss of Cataclysm 5-man and raid instances.
Patch 4.2 - Raid and Dungeons Items
Obviously, this patch adds a boatload of loot with the Firelands raid instance loot
, Avengers of Hyjal reputation
, and Valor Points Rewards
. Note that you can also upgrade
some of the valor points rewards / trash loot into heroic quality items.
Patch 4.2 - Firelands Raid Boss Pages
Pages for the bosses of the Firelands Raid are now available! Technically, most of this info is now available in game through the encounter journal but it never hurts to peek before the live release. Thanks to chaud for the time he spent on those.
Patch 4.2 Crafted Items
The combination of raid drops and daily quests zone rewards added a lot of crafted items to the game, check them out in the preview!
Valor Point Conversion in 4.2
Druid Fire Cat Form - Fandral's Flamescythe
Originally Posted by Blizzard
Blue Tracker /
Druids equipped with a Fandral's Flamescythe
(Majordomo Staghelm Loot - Firelands Raid) will get to try a very interesting feature of this weapon: the druid automatically changes into a fire cat when in combat!
Patch 4.2 - Arena Season 10 Armor Sets and Weapons
Arena Season 10 Armor sets and weapons will be available in this patch.
Season 10 - Elite (2200+) Armor Sets
Season 10 - Armor Sets
Patch 4.2 Character Selection Screen - Change the order of your characters!
The character selection screen has been updated as promised and you can now change the order of your characters
New "/roar" Sounds Added in 4.2
New /roar sounds have been added to all races in this patch!
Patch 4.2 - Opening Map / Mails Animation
The feature was shortly implemented on Patch 4.1 test realms and then removed, it's back in patch 4.2! Your character now has an animation whenever you check the world map or open your mail at the mailbox.
If you wonder why your class got changed in this patch, you might want to read Ghostcrawler's Explanation of Patch 4.2 Class Balance Changes
Originally Posted by Blizzard
Blue Tracker /