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by Published on 2014-08-13 10:09 PM

Warlords of Draenor Cinematic Teaser

Premade Groups: Looking for Adventure
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Group Finder is getting a new addition in Warlords of Draenor to make it easier for you to group up. In a raid and need more adventurers to round out the group for a Normal or Heroic raid or need help finding like-minded players for a group quest? The Premade Group option within the Group Finder can help.





Looking For Adventure
To start browsing for groups that are looking for more you'll want to open Group Finder (Bound to the I key by default) then click on the Premade Groups option for PvE content such as questing, dungeons, and raids.

Within the Player vs. Player tab, you can create premade groups for Arenas (2v2, 3v3, 5v5), Arena Skirmishes (2v2), Battlegrounds, and Rated Battlegrounds. You can also access the Player vs. Player pane directly (Bound to the H by default). Additionally, there’s a custom option to allow you to create groups for things not on the list, such as forming a raiding party to do a little world PvP in a capital city with a few new friends.

Once you’ve identified a group that looks promising you can sign up to join it; the group leader will be notified that your pending join request needs their approval.

Recruiting For Danger
Those who want to take matters into their own hands can form groups by selecting ‘Start a Group’. Here’s a breakdown for what the different fields are for.

Name: Give the group a name. It helps if the group name is something descriptive like “UBRS run”.

Type: What is the purpose of the group? Questing? Running a Dungeon? Running a Normal raid, etc.?

Requirements (optional): You can elect to use it to specify additional requirements, such as a minimum item level or use of voice chat to facilitate communications.
  • Minimum Item Level (optional): It’s important to note that the minimum item level requirement must be less than or equal to your own item level.
  • Voice Chat: Some groups may prefer members joining Voice Chat in game for greater coordination.
  • Description (optional): A place available for those that want to provide more information, such as loot rules, or other information pertinent to the group.

When your settings are ready, simply click ‘List Group’ to be listed.

Holding Out For A Hero

Players applying to join the group show up as potential applicants where the group leader can accept or decline. For raid groups, both the raid leader and players identified as raid assistants share the ability to accept or decline applicants. Additionally, raid groups will be able to see what ranks the applicants have attained in Proving Grounds (Bronze, Silver, or Gold). Meanwhile, a tally of the different roles in the group so far is reflected to provide an overview of how the group formation process is progressing.

These changes and more await, making it easier to find like-minded players. Good luck, and happy grouping!
by Published on 2014-08-13 05:16 PM

Warlords of Draenor Cinematic Teaser
Blizzard shared a third cinematic teaser image today.

by Published on 2014-08-12 11:04 PM

Artcraft - Dem Trolls, Mon
New Troll character models are here!


Originally Posted by Blizzard
Hey again—Chris Robinson here with a new Artcraft, and today we’re showing off the female and male Troll models. We’re wrapping up work on both of their models, and we thought it’d be cool for you to see them side-by-side. Showing both genders together gives you a more cohesive visual story and a more complete picture of the Trolls’ character, who they are, and where they come from.

One of the unique challenges for the Troll models were their tusks. In the character customization options, you have the ability to select from a number of tusk “styles.” While other race models (like the Tauren) have similar customization options, the additional modeling, texturing, and animation articulation of the Troll face—and mouth especially—made this a distinctive challenge. We actually had to model the Troll with a flat lower lip; then, for each facial customization option, we went in and posed their lips to naturally wrap around each tusk option.

We hope you enjoyed this quick look at the male and female Trolls, and we’ll see you in the next Artcraft!
by Published on 2014-08-12 05:03 PM

Update: It looks like Gaze of the Black Prince is going live today instead of Thursday.

Warlords of Draenor Cinematic Teaser
Blizzard shared yet another cinematic teaser today.



Don’t Forget: Watch the Warlords of Draenor Live Stream Here This Thursday!
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Don’t forget: this Thursday, August 14, you can witness the world premiere of the Warlords of Draenor cinematic live! Join Blizzard’s Mike Morhaime, Chris Metzen, and World of Warcraft designers Ion Hazzikostas and Brian Holinka for the grand unveiling, streamed live from the Ace Theatre in Los Angeles. But that’s not all—we’ll also host a live interview with the WoW developers, announce the Warlords of Draenor launch date, and debut the first episode of a new animated lore miniseries: Lords of War. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Thursday, August 14 at 9:30 a.m. PDT

Where: Join us here on WorldofWarcraft.com to watch the live stream, or attend* the event live at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, located at 929 South Broadway in Los Angeles. (Doors open at 8:30 a.m.)

Live Attendee Bonus: Anyone who joins us live and in person in L.A. will also receive a beta key for Warlords of Draenor.**

*Please note: World of Warcraft is rated T for Teen; some content on display at the event may not be suitable for children ages of 12 or younger. Anyone 12 years of age or under must be accompanied by an adult.

**Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to get there early! Beta keys will be given out to everyone who comes down for the live event.
by Published on 2014-08-12 12:26 AM

Warlords of Draenor Beta - Build 18716
Build 18716 will be deployed to the Beta realms soon.



New Music



Mount Changes
Jonathan LeCraft shared the 250 mounts achievement on Twitter, the Emerald Drake. Based on feedback, a change was made! You can vote for a new source here.



New Models
A new HD version of the Bulwark of Azzinoth model has been added.




New Icons





New Weapon Enchant Transmogs

Level Type Slot Name
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Flames of Ragnaros
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Jade Spirit
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Frostbrand
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Flametongue
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Windfury
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Earthliving
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Rockbiter
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Mending
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - River's Song
100Item Enhancement Enchanter's Illusion - Blood Draining


New Items
Lots of new items were added in this build. For the full list, see the WoWDB Beta site!

Level Type Slot Name
25Druid Glyph Glyph of the Flapping Owl
1Companion Pets Hatespark the Tiny
1Companion Pets Stormwing
1Companion Pets Firewing
1Companion Pets Pygmy Cow (BSG)
1Companion Pets Pygmy Cow (G4BC)
1Companion Pets Pygmy Cow (GG)
100Other Cache of Highmaul Treasures
100Other Cache of Highmaul Treasures
100Other Cache of Highmaul Treasures
40Mount Pygmy Cow (RAF)
750NeckNeck 6.0 QA Combat Test Tank Neck 4
750NeckNeck 6.0 QA Combat Test Tank Neck 5
655NeckNeck Choker of Violent Displacement
655NeckNeck Collar of Wailing Mouths
655FingerFinger Eye of Tectus
655FingerFinger Seal of Unbound Frost
655FingerFinger Shockwave Signet
655TrinketTrinket Evergaze Arcane Eidolon
655TrinketTrinket Pol's Blinded Eye
655TrinketTrinket Petrified Flesh-Eating Spore
655TrinketTrinket Pillar of the Earth
655NeckNeck Ko'ragh's Family Locket
655FingerFinger Earthfury Band
655FingerFinger Grunt's Solid Signet
655TrinketTrinket Tectus' Beating Heart
655TrinketTrinket Bottle of Infesting Spores
655NeckNeck Champion's Medallion
655FingerFinger Ring of Infinite Accretion
655FingerFinger Golden-Tongued Seal
655TrinketTrinket Emblem of Caustic Healing
655TrinketTrinket Mark of Rapid Replication
655NeckNeck Reaver's Nose Ring
655NeckNeck Flechette-Riddled Chain
655FingerFinger Spell-Sink Signet
655TrinketTrinket Captive Micro-Aberration
655NeckNeck Odyssian Choker
655FingerFinger Kargath's Last Link
655FingerFinger Signet of Crystalline Barrage
655TrinketTrinket Shards of Nothing
655TrinketTrinket Quiescent Runestone
655Off HandOff Hand Bileslinger's Censer
655BackBack Fireproof Greatcloak
655BackBack Cloak of Ruminant Deception
655BackBack Force Nova Cloak
655BackBack Cloak of Creeping Necrosis
655ClothHead Vilebreath Mask
655ClothChest Robes of Necrotic Whispers
655ClothChest Robes of the Arcane Ultimatum
655ClothWaist Girdle of the Infected Mind
655ClothLegs Sea-Cursed Leggings
655ClothFeet Destablized Sandals
655ClothWrists Crystal-Woven Bracers
655BackBack Cloak of Searing Shadows
655LeatherHead Rune-Enscribed Hood
655LeatherShoulders Deep Walker Paulders
655LeatherChest Robes of the Roaring Crowd
2LeatherWaist Runner's Belt
655LeatherLegs Nether Blast Kilt
655LeatherFeet Mountainwalker's Boots
655LeatherFeet Sandals of Mycoid Musing
655LeatherHands Throat-Ripper Gauntlets
655LeatherHands Treacherous Palms
655MailShoulders Living Mountain Shoulderguards
655MailChest Moss-Woven Mailshirt
655MailWaist Belt of Imminent Lies
655MailLegs Leggings of Broken Magic
655MailFeet Face Kickers
655MailFeet Treads of Sand and Blood
655MailWrists Bracers of the Crying Chorus
655MailHands Grips of Vicious Mauling
655PlateHead Casque of the Iron Bomber
655PlateShoulders Uncrushable Shoulderplates
655PlateChest Chestplate of Arcane Volatility
655PlateWaist Fleshchewer Greatbelt
655PlateLegs Legplates of Fractured Crystal
655PlateFeet Mosscrusher Sabatons
655PlateWrists Bracers of Mirrored Flame
655ShieldOff Hand Absalom's Bloody Bulwark
655ShieldOff Hand Maw of Souls
655One-handed AxeOne Hand Phemos' Double Slasher
655BowRanged Crystalline Branch of the Brackenspore
1One-handed MaceOne Hand Garden Sickle
1One-handed MaceOne Hand Garden Hoe
655Two-handed MaceTwo Hand Gar'tash, Hammer of the Breakers
655Two-handed SwordTwo Hand Gor'gah, High Blade of the Gorians
1StaffTwo Hand Garden Shovel
1StaffTwo Hand Garden Pitchfork
1StaffTwo Hand Garden Scythe
655StaffTwo Hand Earthwarped Bladestaff
655StaffTwo Hand Spire of Tectus
655StaffTwo Hand Staff of the Grand Imperator
655Fist WeaponOne Hand The Bladefist
655DaggerOne Hand Ko'ragh's Boot Knife
655WandRanged Rod of Fel Nullification
100Food & Drink Savage Feast


Misc Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
New Strings
  • FROM_ASHRAN - Ashran Bonus:
  • FROM_TOTAL - Total:
  • GARRISON_CONFIRM_RECRUIT_FOLLOWER - Are you sure you want to recruit %s?
  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_239 - You are already Well Fed.
  • SPELL_FAILED_NOT_SOULBOUND - Item must be soulbound.
  • TOYBOX_FAVORITE_HELP - Right-click to favorite a toy. Favorite toys are pinned to the first page.
  • TOYBOX_MOUSEWHEEL_PAGING_HELP - Tip: You can use your mouse wheel to quickly page through the Toy Box.

Game Text
  • Game Text #86969 - ...there! It is done. Now to find Gul'dan.
  • Game Text #87098 - Come with me. Gul'dan will not give up control of his pet without a fight.
  • Game Text #87099 -
  • Game Text #87100 - I'm not here to kill you, assassin.
  • Game Text #87101 -
  • Game Text #87102 - Where is your master? Tell me!
  • Game Text #87103 -
  • Game Text #87104 - You first. Where is Gul'dan!?
  • Game Text #87105 -
  • Game Text #87106 - Where is he hiding?
  • Game Text #87107 -
  • Game Text #87108 - TELL ME!
  • Game Text #87109 -
  • Game Text #87110 -
  • Game Text #87111 - But she knows...
  • Game Text #87112 -
  • Game Text #87113 - You - you're right. Gul'dan has butchered her mind already.
  • Game Text #87114 - I am sorry, Garona. We will find another way.

Taxi
  • Taxi #1562 - Quest Path 4665: Ashran - Lane - Warspear to Stormshield
  • Taxi #1563 - Quest Path 4666: Ashran - Lane - Stormshield to Warspear



Achievement Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Buildings
Garrisons
  • Master Trapper (New) Start 25 Work Orders at the Barn by trapping creatures in the world. Reward: Unlocks Barn, Level 3 Blueprint. 5 points. Account Wide.
  • Trapper's Delight Start 50 Work Orders at the Barn by trapping creatures in the world. Reward: Unlocks Barn, Level 3 Blueprint. 5 points. Account Wide. 5 points. Account Wide.

Quests

Draenor Dungeon
Dungeons & Raids
  • Demon's Souls (New) Defeat Azzakel on Heroic Difficulty without killing any other demons summoned during his encounter. 10 points.
  • No Tag-backs! (New) Defeat Teron'gor on Heroic Difficulty while under the effects of Curtain of Flame. 10 points.

Draenor Raid
Dungeons & Raids
  • More Like Wrecked-us Name Changed from More Like Wrecked-us [NYI] to More Like Wrecked-us. Defeat all Motes of Tectus within X seconds of each other, after defeating both Shards of Tectus within Y 10 seconds of each other. 10 points.

Feats of Strength

General



Spell Changes
Celestalon commented on the flask changes:


Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Mounts
  • Goblin Lawn Mower Name Changed from Hellscream's Hog to Goblin Lawn Mower. Summons and dismisses your Hellscream's Hog Goblin Lawn Mower. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Pygmy Cow Name Changed from Mount Template 46 to Pygmy Cow. Summons and dismisses your Mount Template 46 Pygmy Cow. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.

Companions
  • Firewing Name Changed from PetTemplate to Firewing. Instant. Battle Pet. Instant.
  • Hatespark the Tiny Name Changed from PetTemplate to Hatespark the Tiny. Instant. Battle Pet. Instant.
  • Pygmy Cow (BSG) Name Changed from Pet Template to Pygmy Cow (BSG)
  • Pygmy Cow (G4BC) Name Changed from PetTemplate to Pygmy Cow (G4BC)
  • Stormwing Name Changed from PetTemplate to Stormwing. Instant. Battle Pet. Instant.

Item Set Bonuses
  • Sudden Eclipse While not in an Eclipse state critical attacks done to you restore 20 Solar or 20 Lunar energy whichever is more beneficial to you. This effect can only occur once every 6 sec. Haste increased by 5%.

Unknown Class
Major Glyphs
  • Glyph of Holy Nova Teaches you the ability Holy Nova. Causes an explosion of holy light around the caster, causing [ 28.6% [ 42.9% of Spell Power ] Holy damage to all enemy targets within 12 yards and healing up to 5 targets within 12 yards for [ 92.4% [ 138.6% of Spell Power ]. Healing is divided among the number of targets healed. These effects cause no threat. Major Glyph.

Death Knight (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Unholy

Major Glyphs
  • Blood Boil Name Changed from Pestilence to Blood Boil. Increases the radius of your Pestilence effect Blood Boil by 5 yards. Major Glyph. Instant.
  • Glyph of Blood Boil Name Changed from Glyph of Pestilence to Glyph of Blood Boil. Increases the radius of your Pestilence effect Blood Boil by 5 yards. Major Glyph.
  • Glyph of Rune Tap Instead of granting an absorb, Rune Tap heals you for 10% more than it would have absorbed. Major Glyph. Reduces the cooldown of Rune Tap by 10 sec but Rune Tap reduces damage taken by 20% less. Major Glyph.

Druid (Forums, Talent Calculator)
  • Starfall no longer mentions mounting cancelling the effect in the tooltip.
  • Travel Form tooltip has been updated to reflect the combined forms for one spell.

Talents
  • Bristling Fur You bristle your fur, reducing all damage taken by 50% for 3 sec. Requires Bear Form. Druid - LvL 0 Talent. Instant. 60 sec cooldown.
  • Euphoria had a typo fixed.
  • Force of Nature now does 19% of AP damage, up from 17.1%.
  • Soul of the Forest now causes Mangle to generate 5 more rage, down from 10.

Balance
  • Starfall A Lunar spell that strikes all enemies within 40 yards. Deals [ 22.32% of Spell Power ] Arcane damage every 1 sec for 10 sec. Max 3 charges. Charges shared with Starsurge. Shapeshifting into an animal form, mounting, or losing of control of your character will cancel the effect. Can be cast in Moonkin Form. Can't be cast in Tree of Life Form. Druid - Balance Spec. 15% of Base Mana. Instant. 10 sec cooldown.
  • Wild Mushroom Grow a magical mushroom with 5 health at the target location that lasts 20 sec. After 6 sec, the mushroom will become invisible. The mushroom emits a fungal cloud that slows all enemies within 5 yards by 50%. Only 3 mushrooms can be placed at one time. Can be cast in Tree of Life Form, Moonkin Form. Druid - Balance Spec. 40 yd range. Instant.

Guardian
  • Mastery: Primal Tenacity When you are hit by a physical attack, you gain a physical absorb shield equal to 16% 12% of that hit's damage. Attacks which this effect fully or partially absorbs cannot trigger Primal Tenacity. Also increases your attack power by 8%. Druid - Guardian Spec.
  • Mastery: Primal Tenacity When you are hit by a physical attack, you gain a physical absorb shield equal to 16% 12% of that hit's damage. Attacks which this effect fully or partially absorbs cannot trigger Primal Tenacity. Also increases your attack power by 8%. Druid - Guardian Spec.
  • Might of Ursoc Increases current and maximum health by 30% for 20 sec. Requires Bear Form. Druid - Guardian Spec. Instant. 3 min cooldown.
  • Ursa Major Your auto attack multistrikes, Mangle multistrikes, and Lacerate periodic multistrikes grant you Ursa Major. Ursa Major increases your maximum health by 2% for 30 sec. When this effect is refreshed, the remaining portion is added to the new effect. Requires Cat Form, Bear Form. Druid - Guardian Spec. Druid - Guardian Spec.

Restoration
  • Wild Mushroom Grow a magical mushroom with 5 health at the target ally's location, restoring [ 51.4% of Spell Power ] health to three injured allies within 10 yards of its location every 2 sec for 30 sec. After 6 sec, the mushroom will become invisible. Only 1 mushroom can be placed at a time. Can be cast in Tree of Life Form. Druid - Restoration Spec. 21.6% of Base Mana. 40 yd range. Instant.

Minor Glyphs

Hunter (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Pets
  • Speed of the Swarm The wasp enhances its allies, increasing the haste of all party and raid members within 100 yards by 5% for until cancelled. Special Ability. 100 yd range. Instant. 1.5 min cooldown.

Mage (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Talents
  • Arcane Orb Launches an Arcane Orb forward from the Mage's position, traveling up to 40 yards, dealing [ 67.5% of Spell Power ] Arcane damage to enemies it passes through. Grants the Mage an Arcane Charge when cast and every time it deals damage. Mage - LvL 0 Talent. 1% of Base Mana. 40 yd range. Instant. 15 sec cooldown.

Monk (Forums, Talent Calculator)
  • Chi Burst Brewmaster, Windwalker: Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing [ 1 + 203.6% of AP ] Nature damage to all enemies, and AP healing to the Monk and all allies in its path. Casting Chi Burst does not prevent avoiding attacks. Mistweaver: Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing [ 1 + 203.6% of AP ] Nature damage to all enemies, and [ 120% of AP ] healing to the Monk and all allies in its path. 100 yd range. Instant. Windwalker: Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing [ 1 + 203.6% of AP ] Nature damage to all enemies, and AP healing to the Monk and all allies in its path. 100 yd range. Instant.
  • Spinning Crane Kick Brewmaster, Windwalker: You spin while kicking in the air, dealing [ 438.7% of Mainhand Min DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Min DPS + 69.7% of AP + 438.7% of Mainhand Max DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Max DPS ] damage over 2.2 sec to enemies within 8 yards. Generates 1 Chi. Channeling Spinning Crane Kick does not prevent avoiding attacks. Mistweaver: You spin while kicking in the air, dealing [ 658% of Mainhand Min DPS + 69.7% of AP + 658% of Mainhand Max DPS ] damage over 2.2 sec to enemies within 8 yards and [ 197.5% of Spell Power ] healing over 2.2 sec to allies within 10 yards. Generates 1 Chi. Windwalker: You spin while kicking in the air, dealing [ 438.7% of Mainhand Min DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Min DPS + 69.7% of AP + 438.7% of Mainhand Max DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Max DPS ] damage over 2.2 sec to enemies within 8 yards. Generates 1 Chi. Requires Crane Stance, Serpent Stance, Ox Stance, Tiger Stance. 8.8% of Base Mana / 40 Energy / 40 Energy / 8.8% of Base Mana. Instant.
  • Spinning Crane Kick Brewmaster, Windwalker: You spin while kicking in the air, dealing [ 438.7% of Mainhand Min DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Min DPS + 69.7% of AP + 438.7% of Mainhand Max DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Max DPS ] damage over 2.2 sec to enemies within 8 yards. Generates 1 Chi. Channeling Spinning Crane Kick does not prevent avoiding attacks. Mistweaver: You spin while kicking in the air, dealing [ 658% of Mainhand Min DPS + 69.7% of AP + 658% of Mainhand Max DPS ] damage over 2.2 sec to enemies within 8 yards and [ 197.5% of Spell Power ] healing over 2.2 sec to allies within 10 yards. Generates 1 Chi. Instant. Windwalker: You spin while kicking in the air, dealing [ 438.7% of Mainhand Min DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Min DPS + 69.7% of AP + 438.7% of Mainhand Max DPS + 219.3% of Offhand Max DPS ] damage over 2.2 sec to enemies within 8 yards. Generates 1 Chi. Instant.

Talents
  • Chi Burst Brewmaster, Windwalker: Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing [ 1 + 203.6% of AP ] Nature damage to all enemies, and AP healing to the Monk and all allies in its path. Casting Chi Burst does not prevent avoiding attacks. Mistweaver: Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing [ 1 + 203.6% of AP ] Nature damage to all enemies, and [ 120% of AP ] healing to the Monk and all allies in its path. Windwalker: Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing [ 1 + 203.6% of AP ] Nature damage to all enemies, and AP healing to the Monk and all allies in its path. Monk - LvL 30 Talent. 40 yd range. 1 sec cast. 30 sec cooldown.

Brewmaster
  • Elusive Brew Consumes all stacks of Elusive Brew to increase your chance to dodge melee and ranged attacks by 35% 45% for 1 sec per stack. Your autoattack critical strikes grant up to 35 45 stacks of Elusive Brew. Requires Ox Stance. Monk - Brewmaster Spec. Instant. 6 sec cooldown.

Feral, Beast Mastery, Marksmanship, Survival, Assassination, Combat, Subtlety, Enhancement, Windwalker
  • Stat Negation Aura - Agility DPS Monk - Feral, Enhancement, Windwalker Spec. , Beast Mastery, Marksmanship, Survival, Assassination, Combat, Subtlety, Enhancement, Windwalker Spec.

Major Glyphs
  • Glyph of Leer of the Ox Your Black Ox Statue now passively generates a small amount of threat toward all enemies within 30 yards. Additionally, teaches you the spell Leer of the Ox. Leer of the Ox Your Ox Statue stirs hatred in the target, reducing their movement speed by 50% and causing them to attack your Black Ox Statue for 8 sec. The statue must be within 40 yards of the target. Requires Black Ox Statue to be active. Major Glyph.
  • Glyph of Soothing Mist When you stop channeling Soothing Mist, you gain 1% 60% movement speed for 1 sec for every sec you spent channeling Soothing Mist. Major Glyph.

Paladin (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Talents
  • Empowered Seals Your Seals also cause your Judgment to empower you with an additional beneficial effect which persists through changing Seals: Judgment of Justice Increases your movement speed by 20% for 20 sec. Judgment of Insight Heals you for 1% of your maximum health every 2 sec for 20 sec. Judgment of Righteousness Increases your attack speed by 30% haste by 10% for 20 sec. Judgment of Truth Increases your attack power by 15% for 20 sec. Paladin - LvL 0 Talent.
  • Seraphim The Light temporarily magnifies your power, increasing your Haste, Critical Strike, Mastery, Multistrike, Versatility, and Bonus Armor from gear by 50% by 1,500 for 15 sec. Paladin - LvL 0 Talent. 5 Holy Power. Instant. 30 sec cooldown.

Priest (Forums, Talent Calculator)
  • Holy Nova Causes an explosion of holy light around the caster, causing [ 28.6% [ 42.9% of Spell Power ] Holy damage to all nearby enemy targets within 12 yards and healing up to 5 nearby targets within 12 yards for [ 92.4% [ 138.6% of Spell Power ]. Can't be cast in Shadowform. Instant.

Discipline
  • Holy Nova Causes an explosion of holy light around the caster, causing [ 28.6% [ 42.9% of Spell Power ] Holy damage to all nearby enemy targets within 12 yards and healing up to 5 nearby targets within 12 yards for [ 92.4% [ 138.6% of Spell Power ]. Can't be cast in Shadowform. Priest - Discipline Spec. 1.6% of Base Mana. Instant.

Holy
  • Divine Hymn Heals all party or raid members within 40 yards for [ 743% [ 4 + 560% of Spell Power ] over 8 sec, and increases healing done to them by 10% for 8 sec. The Priest must channel to maintain the spell. Can be cast in Spirit of Redemption. Can't be cast in Shadowform. Priest - Holy Spec. 4.4% of Base Mana. 40 yd range. 8 sec cast (Channeled). 3 min cooldown.

Rogue (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Talents
  • Venom Rush Name Changed from Venom Zest to Venom Rush

Subtlety
  • Premeditation Adds 2 combo points to your target. You must add to or use those combo points within 18 sec or the combo points are lost. Requires Stealth. Rogue - Subtlety Spec. 30 yd range. Instant. 20 sec cooldown. Instant. 20 sec cooldown.

Shaman (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Perks
  • Enhanced Chain Lightning Name Changed from Improved Chain Lightning to Enhanced Chain Lightning. Each target struck by your Chain Lightning or Lava Beam increases the damage done by your next Earthquake by 25%. 40%.

Talents
  • Cloudburst Totem Summons a Water Totem with 5 health at the feet of the caster for 15 sec that collects power from all healing spells and their multistrikes. When the Cloudburst Totem is destroyed, replaced, or expires, the stored power is released, healing all injured allies for a total of 20% of all healing done while it was active, split evenly between them. Shaman - LvL 0 Talent. 9.5% 8.6% of Base Mana. Instant. 30 sec cooldown.

Elemental
  • Earthquake You cause the earth at the target location to tremble and break, dealing [ 150% of Nature Spell Power Nature Spell Power;] Physical damage over 10 sec to enemies in an 8 yard radius, with a 10% chance of knocking down affected targets. Shaman - Elemental Spec. 3% of Base Mana. 35 yd range. 2.5 sec cast. 10 sec cooldown.

Restoration
  • Resurgence Your direct heal criticals refund you mana: 3,162 mana from Healing Wave, 1,897 1,351 mana from Healing Wave, 811 mana from Healing Surge, Riptide, or Unleash Life, and 1,053 450 mana from Chain Heal. Shaman - Restoration Spec.

Warlock (Forums, Talent Calculator)
Talents

Arcane, Fire, Frost, Balance, Shadow, Elemental, Affliction, Demonology, Destruction
  • Stat Negation Aura - Intellect DPS Shaman - Balance, Shadow, Elemental Spec. Warlock - Arcane, Fire, Frost, Balance, Shadow, Elemental, Affliction, Demonology, Destruction Spec.

Warrior (Forums, Talent Calculator)
  • Defensive Stance Arms: A tanking combat stance that decreases damage taken by 25%, increases threat generation, and generates 1 Rage every 3 sec while in combat. Activating Defensive Stance triggers a 6 sec cooldown on Mortal Strike, Whirlwind, and Slam. Fury: A tanking combat stance that decreases damage taken by 25%, increases threat generation, and generates 1 Rage every 3 sec while in combat. Activating Defensive Stance triggers a 6 sec cooldown on Bloodthirst, Raging Blow, Wild Strike, and Whirlwind. Protection: A tanking combat stance that decreases damage taken by 25%, increases threat generation, and generates 1 Rage every 3 sec while in combat. Instant. 1.5 sec cooldown.
  • Devastate Deals (200% of weapon damage) Physical damage, and has a 30% chance to reset the cooldown on Shield Slam and cause it to generate 5 more Rage. Requires Shields. Warrior - Protection Spec. Melee range. Instant. Melee range. Instant.
  • Devastate (New) Deals (100% of weapon damage) Physical damage with main hand weapon and (100% of weapon damage) Physical damage with off hand weapon, and has a 30% chance to reset the cooldown on Bloodthirst. Requires Melee Weapon. Melee range. Instant.
  • Shield Barrier Raise your shield, absorbing[ 275% absorbing [ 275% of AP ] damage for the next 6 sec. Consumes up to 40 additional Rage to increase the amount absorbed. Requires Shields. Warrior - Protection Spec. 20 Rage. Instant. 1.5 sec cooldown.
  • Taunt Taunts the target to attack you, and increases threat that you generate against the target for 3 sec. Using this ability while in Battle Stance activates Defensive Stance. Requires Defensive Stance. 30 yd range. Instant. 8 sec cooldown.

Talents
  • Bladestorm Arms, Protection: Become an unstoppable storm of destructive force, striking all targets within 8 yards for (120% of weapon damage) Physical damage every 1 sec for 6 sec. You are immune to movement impairing and loss of control effects, but can only use Taunt and other defensive abilities. Channeling Bladestorm does not prevent avoiding attacks. Fury: Become an unstoppable storm of destructive force, striking all targets within 8 yards for (60% of weapon damage) Physical damage with your main-hand and (60% of weapon damage) Physical damage with your off-hand every 1 sec for 6 sec. You are immune to movement impairing and loss of control effects, but can only use Taunt and other defensive abilities. Protection: Become an unstoppable storm of destructive force, striking all targets within 8 yards for (120% of weapon damage) Physical damage every 1 sec for 6 sec. You are immune to movement impairing and loss of control effects, but can only use Taunt and other defensive abilities. Warrior - LvL 90 Talent. Instant. 60 sec cooldown.

Arms
  • Colossus Smash Smashes a target for (400% of weapon damage) Physical damage and causes your attacks to bypass all of their armor for 6 sec. Bypasses less armor on players. Requires Melee Weapon Using this ability in Defensive Stance activates Battle Stance. Requires Melee Weapon. Requires Battle Stance. Warrior - Arms Spec. 10 Rage. Melee range. Instant. 20 sec cooldown.
  • Devastate (New) Deals (150% of weapon damage) Physical damage, and has a 30% chance to reset the cooldown on Revenge. Requires Defensive Stance. Warrior - Arms Spec. Melee range. Instant.
  • Sweeping Strikes Your melee attacks strike an additional nearby opponent for 50% damage. Lasts 10 sec. Using this ability in Defensive Stance activates Battle Stance. Requires Battle Stance. Warrior - Arms Spec. 10 Rage. Instant. 10 sec cooldown.

Arms & Fury
  • Recklessness Grants your special attacks an additional 15% chance to critically strike, and increases critical strike damage by 10%. Lasts 10 sec. Using this ability in Defensive Stance activates Battle Stance. Requires Battle Stance. Warrior - Arms & Fury Spec. Instant. 3 min cooldown.
  • Shield Barrier (New) Improve your defenses, absorbing [ 275% of AP ] damage for the next 6 sec. Consumes up to 40 additional Rage to increase the amount absorbed. Requires Defensive Stance. Warrior - Arms & Fury Spec. 20 Rage. Instant. 1.5 sec cooldown.

Arms, Fury, Protection
  • Revenge Instantly attack an enemy and two additional enemies, dealing [ 1 + 222% of AP ] damage to the primary target and 50% damage to the secondary targets, and generating 20 Rage. Your successful dodges and parries reset the cooldown on Revenge. Requires Melee Weapon. Requires Defensive Stance. Warrior - Arms, Fury, Protection Spec. Melee range. Instant. 9 sec cooldown.

Fury
  • Colossus Smash Smashes a target for (140% of weapon damage) Physical damage and causes your attacks to bypass all of their armor for 6 sec. Bypasses less armor on players. Requires Melee Weapon Using this ability in Defensive Stance activates Battle Stance. Requires Melee Weapon. Requires Battle Stance. Warrior - Fury Spec. Melee range. Instant. 20 sec cooldown.
  • Devastate (New) Deals (100% of weapon damage) Physical damage with main hand weapon and (100% of weapon damage) Physical damage with off hand weapon, and has a 30% chance to reset the cooldown on Revenge. Requires Melee Weapon. Requires Defensive Stance. Warrior - Fury Spec. Melee range. Instant.

Protection
  • Deep Wounds Arms: Your Mortal Strike and Thunder Clap cause the target to bleed for [ 5 + 60% of AP ] Physical damage over 15 sec. This effect is cancelled if the target reaches full health. Fury: Your Bloodthirst causes the target to bleed for [ 5 + 60% of AP ] Physical damage over 15 sec. This effect is cancelled if the target reaches full health. Protection: Your Devastate and Thunder Clap cause the target to bleed for [ 5 + 60% of AP ] Physical damage over 15 sec. This effect is cancelled if the target reaches full health. Warrior - Protection Spec.

Professions
Alchemy
  • Draenic Agility Flask Name Changed from Draenic Critical Strike Flask to Draenic Agility Flask
  • Draenic Intellect Flask Name Changed from Draenic Mastery Flask to Draenic Intellect Flask
  • Draenic Mana Potion Alchemy. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Crescent Oil, Jawless Skulker Flesh (3). Blackwater Whiptail Flesh (3).
  • Draenic Strength Flask Name Changed from Draenic Multistrike Flask to Draenic Strength Flask
  • Greater Draenic Agility Flask Name Changed from Greater Draenic Critical Strike Flask to Greater Draenic Agility Flask. Alchemy. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Alchemical Catalyst, Sorcerous Fire, Draenic Critical Strike Flask, Boiling Blood. Agility Flask, Boiling Blood.
  • Greater Draenic Intellect Flask Name Changed from Greater Draenic Mastery Flask to Greater Draenic Intellect Flask. Alchemy. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Alchemical Catalyst, Sorcerous Fire, Draenic Mastery Flask, Brightwater Lily. Intellect Flask, Brightwater Lily.
  • Greater Draenic Strength Flask Name Changed from Greater Draenic Multistrike Flask to Greater Draenic Strength Flask. Alchemy. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Alchemical Catalyst, Sorcerous Fire, Draenic Multistrike Flask, Twin-Yolked Egg. Strength Flask, Twin-Yolked Egg.
  • UNUSED Name Changed from Draenic Haste Flask to UNUSED
  • UNUSED Name Changed from Greater Draenic Versatility Flask to UNUSED. Alchemy. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Alchemical Catalyst, Sorcerous Fire, Draenic Versatility Flask, Starspeckle Mushroom. Starspeckle Mushroom.
  • UNUSED Name Changed from Draenic Versatility Flask to UNUSED
  • UNUSED Name Changed from Greater Draenic Haste Flask to UNUSED. Alchemy. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Alchemical Catalyst, Sorcerous Fire, Draenic Haste Flask, Shadow Dew. Shadow Dew.

Blacksmithing
  • Greater Steelforged Essence Name Changed from Greater Spirits of the Forge to Greater Steelforged Essence. Blacksmithing. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Truesteel Ingot (10), Sorcerous Fire (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer. Savage Blood (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer.
  • Greater Truesteel Essence Name Changed from Greater Spirits of the Anvil to Greater Truesteel Essence. Blacksmithing. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Truesteel Ingot (10), Sorcerous Fire (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer. Savage Blood (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer.
  • Steelforged Dagger Name Changed from Truesteel Dagger to Steelforged Dagger
  • Steelforged Essence Name Changed from Spirits of the Forge to Steelforged Essence. Blacksmithing. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Truesteel Ingot (10), Sorcerous Earth (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer. Savage Blood (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer.
  • Steelforged Greataxe Name Changed from Truesteel Greataxe to Steelforged Greataxe
  • Steelforged Hammer Name Changed from Truesteel Hammer to Steelforged Hammer
  • Steelforged Saber Name Changed from Truesteel Saber to Steelforged Saber
  • Steelforged Shield Name Changed from Truesteel Shield to Steelforged Shield
  • Truesteel Essence Name Changed from Spirits of the Anvil to Truesteel Essence. Blacksmithing. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Truesteel Ingot (10), Sorcerous Earth (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer. Savage Blood (10). Tools: Blacksmith Hammer.

Cooking
  • Grilled Saberfish Recipe for 4 servings. Actual number of servings will vary based on cooking skill. You may get a new recipe idea while cooking. Cooking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Crescent Saberfish Flesh (10). 5).
  • Saberfish Broth Recipe for 4 servings. Actual number of servings will vary based on cooking skill. You may get a new recipe idea while cooking. Cooking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Crescent Saberfish Flesh (10). 5).

Enchanting
  • Breath of Critical Strike Permanently enchant a ring to increase critical strike by 94 30. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Critical Strike Permanently enchant a neck to increase critical strike by 131 40. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Critical Strike Permanently enchant a cloak to increase critical strike by 250 100. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Haste Permanently enchant a cloak to increase haste by 250 100. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Haste Permanently enchant a neck to increase haste by 131 40. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Haste Permanently enchant a ring to increase haste by 94 30. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Mastery Permanently enchant a cloak to increase mastery by 250 100. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Mastery Permanently enchant a neck to increase mastery by 131 40. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Mastery Permanently enchant a ring to increase mastery by 94 30. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Multistrike Permanently enchant a cloak to increase multistrike by 250 100. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Multistrike Permanently enchant a ring to increase multistrike by 94 30. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Multistrike Permanently enchant a neck to increase multistrike by 131 40. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Versatility Permanently enchant a neck to increase versatility by 131 40. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Versatility Permanently enchant a ring to increase versatility by 94 30. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Breath of Versatility Permanently enchant a cloak to increase versatility by 250 100. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Critical Strike Permanently enchant a neck to increase critical strike by 175 75. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Critical Strike Permanently enchant a cloak to increase critical strike by 250 100 and movement speed by 10%. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast Instant. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Critical Strike Permanently enchant a ring to increase critical strike by 125 50. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Haste Permanently enchant a cloak to increase haste by 250 100 and movement speed by 10%. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Haste Permanently enchant a ring to increase haste by 125 50. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Haste Permanently enchant a neck to increase haste by 175 75. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Mastery Permanently enchant a ring to increase mastery by 125 50. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Mastery Permanently enchant a cloak to increase mastery by 250 100 and movement speed by 10%. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Mastery Permanently enchant a neck to increase mastery by 175 75. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Multistrike Permanently enchant a ring to increase multistrike by 125 50. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Multistrike Permanently enchant a cloak to increase multistrike by 250 100 and movement speed by 10%. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Multistrike Permanently enchant a neck to increase multistrike by 175 75. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Versatility Permanently enchant a cloak to increase versatility by 250 100 and movement speed by 10%. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Versatility Permanently enchant a ring to increase versatility by 125 50. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.
  • Gift of Versatility Permanently enchant a neck to increase versatility by 175 75. Enchanting. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Draenic Dust (20). Tools: Runed Copper Rod.

Fishing
  • Fishing No fishing pole needed. Click this button while facing a body of water, then click on the bobber when it splashes. You can drag this button to your action bar. Can't be cast in Tree of Life Form. Fishing. Melee range. Instant (Channeled). 0.2 sec cooldown.

Inscription

Leatherworking
  • Burnished Essence Name Changed from Expert Leatherworking Dye to Burnished Essence. Leatherworking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Burnished Leather (10), Sorcerous Water (10), Shadow Dew. Savage Blood (10), Shadow Dew.
  • Greater Burnished Essence Name Changed from Master Leatherworking Dye to Greater Burnished Essence. Leatherworking. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Burnished Leather (10), Sorcerous Water (10), Ancient Moonwillow Leaf. Savage Blood (10), Ancient Moonwillow Leaf.

Tailoring
  • Greater Hexweave Essence Name Changed from Master Hexweave Dye to Greater Hexweave Essence. Tailoring. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Hexweave Cloth (10), Sorcerous Water (10), Ancient Moonwillow Leaf. Savage Blood (10), Ancient Moonwillow Leaf.
  • Hexweave Essence Name Changed from Expert Hexweave Dye to Hexweave Essence. Tailoring. 2 sec cast. Reagents: Hexweave Cloth (10), Sorcerous Water (10), Shadow Dew. Savage Blood (10), Shadow Dew.



Raid Testing Schedule - August 12-13
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
On Tuesday, August 12, and Wednesday, August 13, we will continue Warlords raid testing. As always given the nature of beta, it is quite possible that there will be technical or gameplay issues that disrupt the testing. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

Remember that Heroic difficulty scales for any group size between 10 and 30 players, so feel free to assemble and bring a group of any size within that range. Our general plan is to test every encounter on Heroic difficulty first, and then test sections of the raid on Normal and Raid Finder, alongside targeted Mythic tests.

Each encounter should be available at approximately the listed times below on all Beta servers.

Tuesday, August 12
  • Hans'gar & Franzok - Heroic Foundry - 13:30 PDT (16:30 EDT, 22:30 CEST)
  • Blast Furnace - Heroic Foundry - 16:00 PDT (19:00 EDT, 01:00 CEST)

Wednesday, August 13
  • Kargath Bladefist - Heroic Highmaul - 10:30 PDT (13:30 EDT, 19:30 CEST)
  • Operator Thogar - Heroic Foundry - 13:30 PDT (16:30 EDT, 22:30 CEST)
  • Blackhand - Heroic Foundry - 16:00 PDT (19:00 EDT, 01:00 CEST)

As always, this testing schedule is very fluid and subject to the realities of a beta environment. We might have to change the time of a testing session, change the boss being tested, or cancel a test entirely, due to bugs, fire, server hardware issues, etc. Keep an eye on this forum for the latest information, and thank you in advance for testing and providing feedback.

Warlords of Draenor - Dungeon Difficulty
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Our dungeons are currently overtuned, yes, with a few exceptions. We'll be dialing in the tuning significantly in the weeks to come.

I do want to note, though, that "having mechanics" isn't a problem. That's gameplay. It's certainly possible to have too many mechanics, but that's more of a clarity issue where complexity prevents an encounter from being readily understood or processed. But making content accessible shouldn't and doesn't mean removing interesting gameplay.

In a sense, difficulty is measured by how many mistakes we allow you to make and still succeed. The problem is that we are currently punishing mistakes too harshly.
by Published on 2014-08-11 05:01 PM

Warlords of Draenor Cinematic Teaser
Blizzard shared a little teaser of the cinematic that we will see on Thursday.



The Gaze of the Black Prince Returns
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Beginning Thursday, August 14 at 10:00 a.m. PDT, through Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, we’ll be applying the Gaze of the Black Prince buff which will increase the reputation gained with the Black Prince by 100%. It will also increase the chance of obtaining items from his foes needed as a part of the Legendary Cloak quest line including: the Secrets of the Empire, Sigil of Wisdom, Sigil of Power, or Titan Runestones.

Beta Realm Maintenance - 8/11/14
It looks like we may get a new beta build today!
Originally Posted by Zorbrix (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Greetings All!

The Beta realms will be coming down for maintenance today order to deploy a new build. I'll be updating this thread with information and time estimates as I receive them. I don't have an ETA at this time, but I will update this post if I receive one.

I'll be leaving this thread open for general discussion as long as people remain civil and follow forum rules.

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