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"An Inside Job" - Legendary Quest Line Cinematic
Players that were very lucky with drops have already completed Chapter III: The Foundry Falls, which unlocks this cinematic and the item level 710 ring.



Patch 6.1 - Legendary Quests
Patch 6.1 added several new legendary quests to lead up to the cinematic above. There are several spoilers in the quest text, so check the quest pages to see it.

The Final Assault is the final quest that asks us to wait for Patch 6.2. Click through to the quest for spoilers.


Level Name Rewards Objective
100The Unbroken Circle
Pick one:
Speak with Archmage Khadgar to upgrade your ring.
100Prisoner of the MindSpeak with Khadgar and protect him while he casts his spell on Garona.
100Orb of DominionRetrieve an Orb of Dominion from the Den of Secrets in Shadowmoon Valley.
100The Shadow WarSlay 15 Shadow Council members in the Den of Secrets.
100Breaking BadnessSpeak with Khadgar and assist him as he frees Garona from Gul'dan's mind control.
100To Gul'dan!Speak with Archmage Khadgar outside of Bladefury's Command in Northern Talador.
100An Inside JobInfiltrate Bladefury's Command with Garona's help. Use her talents to eliminate guards without being seen. Locate Iron Horde intelligence and then spy on Gul'dan.
100My Garona
100The Final AssaultPrepare your garrison and await further instructions from Archmage Khadgar. [Coming in Patch 6.2!]


Patch 6.1.2 - WoW Token
The WoW Token went live on the PTR for testing tonight. Keep in mind that prices are just for testing and don't reflect what they will be on live.



Patch 6.1.2 PTR - Build 19728
Build 19728 was deployed to the PTR realms tonight.

Strings Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • ACCOUNT_REACTIVATE_GOLD_REMAINING - Gold Remaining: |cffffffff%s|r
  • ACCOUNT_REACTIVATE_LOGOUT_NOTICE - You will be logged out of the game when this transaction completes.
  • TOKEN_COMPLETE_GAME_TIME_DESCRIPTION_MINUTES - 2700 minutes of game time will be added to your World of Warcraft account. You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
  • TOKEN_CONFIRM_GAME_TIME_DESCRIPTION_MINUTES - 2700 minutes of game time will be added to your World of Warcraft account. This game time is nonrefundable.
  • TOKEN_CURRENT_AUCTION_VALUE - Current Auction Value: %s|n(subject to change)
  • TOKEN_REDEEM_GAME_TIME_BUTTON_LABEL_MINUTES - 2700 Minutes of Game Time
  • TOKEN_REDEEM_GAME_TIME_DESCRIPTION_MINUTES - Adds 2700 minutes of game time to this World of Warcraft account.
  • TUTORIAL_TOKEN_GAME_TIME_STEP_2_MINUTES - 2. Redeem it for 2700 minutes of game|n time.



Patch 6.1.2 PTR Patch Notes
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Patch 6.1.2 is now available for testing on the Public Test Realms (PTR)! Participating on the Public Test Realms lets you test patches before it has been released on live realms. If you'd like to help test and provide feedback, you can start by copying your character and downloading the PTR client. Once you've had a chance to try things out, visit our PTR Discussion 6.1.2 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 6.1.2 forum.

Introducing the WoW Token
Coming soon to an Azeroth near you: the WoW Token, a new in-game item that allows players to simply and securely exchange gold and game time between each other.

Players will be able to purchase a WoW Token through the in-game Shop for real money, and then sell it on the Auction House for gold at the current market price. When a player buys a WoW Token from the Auction House for gold, the Token becomes Soulbound, and the player can then redeem it for 30 days of game time.

  • The WoW Token feature will be enabled at a future date. Patch 6.1.2 adds in the framework needed for the WoW Token feature in the game client and is not active at this time. In the meantime, check out this FAQ for details on how the feature works.

Patch 6.1 Hotfixes - March 5
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Classes
  • Druid (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • General
      • Dash should no longer continue to provide an increase to movement speed if the Druid shapeshifts out of Cat Form.
  • Mage (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Fire
      • Mastery: Ignite modified by Glyph of Ignite should now correctly apply its snare effect when Ignite is spread by Inferno Blast.
  • Monk (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Talents
      • Charging Ox Wave should now be correctly categorized as a Stun effect for diminishing returns.
  • Paladin (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where Glyph of Flash of Light's effect could be incorrectly consumed by other Paladin's casting Flash of Light on the target.
    • Talents
      • Saved by the Light (Holy) should now be able to trigger its effect without requiring line-of-sight with the casting Paladin.
  • Rogue (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • General
      • Fixed an issue where macros intended to work while Shadow Dance (Subtlety) was active would stop working when the effects of Subterfuge (Talent) ended.
      • [Requires a realm restart] Fixed an issue where Rogues were incorrectly being affected by crowd control abilities while in the middle of Death from Above (Talent).
  • Shaman (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Elemental
      • Ascendance for Elemental Shaman should now correctly have its cooldown reset at the end of a raid encounter.

Garrisons, Followers, and Outposts
  • Garrison Missions
    • Level 95-99 Garrison Missions should now repopulate more quickly.
    • Level 90-99 Treasure Hunter Missions (Inn, Level 3) now award less gold. Gold awarded from Level 100 Treasure Hunter Missions remains unchanged.
    • Level 95 Mission: Shreddercide, Level 97 Mission: Curiosity Killed Them, and Level 99 Mission: Raider Danger now awards Bonus Follower XP instead of Garrison Resources.
    • Completing Patrol Missions should now correctly contribute credit towards completing the "Patrolling Draenor" achievement.

Quests
  • Legendary Ring Quest Line
    • An Inside Job: Resolved an issue that prevented a cinematic from playing upon completion of the quest.
  • Frostfire Ridge
    • The Iron Wolf: Players that have upgraded to a Tier 3 Garrison without completing Thunderlord Invasion! are now able to obtain this quest.

Environment and World Events
  • [Requires a realm restart] Players that have already obtained Voidtalon of the Dark Star are no longer able to interact with or enter Edge of Reality Portals.

Battlegrounds and Arenas
  • Queueing for an Arena Skirmish now allows everyone in the party (instead of only the party leader) to select roles other than Damage Dealing.

New World of Warcraft Comic: Blood and Thunder
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Fenris Wolfbrother’s bravery and strength is matched only by his desire to prove himself a capable warrior at any cost. While his father Garad, chieftain of the Frostwolves, warns Fenris of the perils of putting one’s own whims before the needs of the family, the neighboring Thunderlord clan hunts and slays the dangerous Gronn without restriction or remorse.

Envious of the Thunderlord and dismissive of his father’s teachings, Fenris begins a double life. During the day, he will be a tame, obedient Frostwolf… at night, under a different name, he becomes something else entirely.

But Fenris must still bear responsibility for both his actions and those of the “Iron Wolf.”


We invite you to read and download the free comic, “Blood and Thunder,” written by Raphael Ahad and illustrated by Alex Horley.

Learn more about Fenris’ past and future at Characters of Warcraft: Fenris.
This article was originally published in forum thread: Legendary Cinematic and Quests, WoW Token, 6.1.2 PTR - Build 19728, March 5 Hotfixes started by chaud View original post
Comments 166 Comments
  1. Frostyfire14's Avatar
    Lucky with drops is right, jeesh! Cool cinematic though!
  1. Desareon's Avatar
    That cinematic... Excuse me, while I chance my pants, and clean off my screen...

    I have one issue with it though. Why the hell did a second skull randomly appear on Kilrog, after he did that thing?...
  1. Auxis's Avatar
    Oh shit son. OH SHIT SON.

    But he'll probably just be the boss for the next raid tier and thats it.
  1. Sinjo's Avatar
    So Grom knows about Garrosh being his son. Interesting.
  1. cuafpr's Avatar
    *cough* spoiler tags on front page post *cough*
  1. Zephinism's Avatar
    let me guess, Iron Horde & Horde / Alliance vs Legion finale with Grom dying.
  1. celinamuna's Avatar
    looks like we're getting 3rd tier with garrosh + gul'dan
  1. The Darkener's Avatar
    OMG! Please! Please let Grom survive this and let him join us as Neutral Hero or Horde Hero in the future! Come on Blizzard! Please! Please Please!

    So Fucking Epic!
  1. Sinjo's Avatar
    Also, why did Kilrogg have to turn all spiky?? Last time I checked, orcs needed vast amounts of demon blood to turn all red and spiky, not just one gulp.
  1. Beefshack90's Avatar
    That cinematic :O The feels man, the feels! Please let Grommash come to our side and survive this. The look on his face when he learned about Garrosh was heartbreaking.
  1. cptaylor38's Avatar
    Looking like a Grommash redemption plot is sure at this point.
  1. Darksoldierr's Avatar
    Grommash won't join us, hes too much of on the bad side, but i could see him dieing a warrior's death.
  1. Zka's Avatar
    Will WoW have "token hours" like EVE has PLEX hours? You can activate your EVE account for 1 hour just to be able to buy and/or active a game time token on your character. This feature is really a must have.
  1. chaud's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Zka View Post
    Will WoW have "token hours" like EVE has PLEX hours? You can activate your EVE account for 1 hour just to be able to buy and/or active a game time token on your character. This feature is really a must have.
    You can purchase the token from the character select screen supposedly.
  1. Novistador's Avatar
    I..I actually feel bad for Grom.
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  1. Dastreus's Avatar
    The orcs won't even be as much a threat as they were. They rampaged Azeroth before with all their war chiefs intact. Now, they are down a 3 or 4 war chiefs. Only thing they got is on-par tech, but they have also lost -thousands- of orcs in the months Azerothian people have been on Draenor, and better still, the draenei -weren't- completely butt-fucked into near oblivion this time around. Them drinking the fel blood won't save them.

    Oh yeah, and two of the orc clans didn't even join the rest of the hostile orcs, and the ogres were also heavily hit. ...and the Sargerei Eredar lord was killed. Yeah, Gul'Dan's little number of fel drunk orcs are good as dead.
  1. bison91's Avatar
    the cinematic is good . but why he didnt turn green?!
  1. det's Avatar
    So....Garrosh is dead? When did that happen?
  1. Nuvuk's Avatar
    Ok ok who was it that said Grom would not know Garrosh was his son? Was it Blizz or fans or did people ask the question and Blizz just didnt answer? Also it seems Like Blizz is setting up Grom to be a repentant good guy and Gul Dan as the Last raid boss.

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