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Blizzard Battle.net App
Blizzard has released an Android app (and iOS) that allows you to chat with your Battle.net friends!


Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Blizzard Battle.net - Stay connected with your friends wherever you are

The Blizzard Battle.net Mobile App lets you stay connected with your friends wherever you are. Chat with friends, see what game they're playing, and add new ones - right from your mobile device.

Chat with friends:
With mobile chat, it's easier to coordinate play time, discuss strategies, or just stay in touch. Even if your friends are unavailable or offline, chat history and notifications keep the conversation going.

See what your friends are playing:
You can see at a glance what all your friends are up to, so you know when to jump into a game – or when to get one going yourself. Never miss an opportunity to play together.

Add new friends on the go:
All the features for managing and adding friends on the Battle.net Desktop App are now on your phone. Send and receive friend requests, browse friend suggestions, or even scan a QR code to easily add friends in person.

Airtime or Wi-Fi connection required for use.

Patch 7.3 Hotfixes - September 26
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Argus
  • Account-wide access to World Quests and treasures in Antoran Wastes is now allowed once "The Assault Begins" chapter of the Argus campaign has been completed.
  • Account-wide access to Invasion Points and Greater Invasion Points is now allowed once the "Dark Awakenings" chapter of the Argus campaign has been completed.

Items
  • Zenk'aram, Iridi's Anadem now correctly increases Shadow damage in Voidform.

Netherlight Crucible

Player versus Player
Druid (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator / Artifact Calculator / PvP Talent Calculator)
  • Shred now deals an additional 25% damage while stealthed in PvP situations (was 50%).
  • Rake now deals an additional 50% damage while stealthed in PvP situations (was 100%).
  • Feral
    • Enraged Maim now costs 5 Combo Points.
    • Enraged Maim incapacitates the target for 5 seconds (was 6 seconds).
    • Enraged Maim now has a 10 second cooldown (was 6 seconds).
    • The damage of the Lunar Inspiration version of Moonfire is reduced by 20% in PvP situations.
    • Ferocious Wound reduces the maximum health of the target by 15% (was 25%).

Demon Hunter (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator / Artifact Calculator / PvP Talent Calculator)
  • Imprison's duration on players is now 3 seconds (was 4 seconds).
  • Detainment increases Imprison's cooldown to 45 seconds, up from 30 seconds.

Monk (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator / Artifact Calculator / PvP Talent Calculator)
  • Mistweaver
    • PvP Template Versatility increased by 5%
    • PvP Template Armor increased by 10%
    • Mana Regeneration increased by 5% in PvP situations.
    • Life Cocoon's absorb is increased by 10% in PvP situations.

Paladin (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator / Artifact Calculator / PvP Talent Calculator)
  • Holy
    • Avenging Crusader heals for 175% of damage dealt (was 200%).

Shaman (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator / Artifact Calculator / PvP Talent Calculator)
  • Restoration
    • Earth Shield reduces all damage the target takes by 10% (was 15%).

Warlock (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator / Artifact Calculator / PvP Talent Calculator)
  • Destruction
    • Chaos Bolt's damage is reduced by 10% in PvP situations.
    • Focused Chaos increases Chaos Bolt damage by 65% (was 75%).
    • Firestone increases critical strike chance by 65% (was 75%).
    • PvP Template Intellect increased by 6%.

World Boss - Flotsam
Flotsam is up this week, giving players a chance to win item level 860 loot and a Life Relic. Shaman also have a chance to get The Warmace of Shirvallah.



Greater Invasion Point - Inquisitor Meto
Inquisitor Meto is up this week, rewarding item level 930 gear.



Weekly Bonus Event - Battlegrounds
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
A new weekly quest and rewards are here—steel yourself for Battleground combat!

Seven Days on the Battlegrounds
All this week, heading to the Battlegrounds will net you some extra Honor along with bonus loot for completing this week’s quest. To enter the fray, open Group Finder (default hotkey: I) and then select the Player vs. Player tab. Next choose Casual, select Random Battlegrounds, and hit the Join Battle button—you’ll be matched up with other players and sent to one of the 11 battlegrounds.

Weekly Quest
Before you get started, Archmage Timear near Violet Hold in Dalaran has a quest for you. Win four random Battlegrounds, and you’ll be rewarded with 5 Marks of Honor, a Badge of Honor (1000 Honor), and a Glory of the Melee Artifact Power token (base 500 AP).

Battleground Buff
This week you gain 50% more Honor in Battlegrounds.

A New Event Every Week
The Bonus Events system consists of a rotating schedule of different activities, currently scheduled to run each week beginning on Tuesdays. Each Bonus Event grants a passive bonus to a particular game activity and offers a once-per-event quest with a noteworthy reward for accomplishing a related goal. The in-game calendar can serve as your one-stop reference for the event schedule. The Adventure Guide also offers a direct link to active Bonus Events, allowing you to easily accept any associated quests.
This article was originally published in forum thread: Blizzard Battle.net Android App, Sept 26 Hotfixes, Flotsam, Battlegrounds Bonus Event started by chaud View original post
Comments 69 Comments
  1. Onikaroshi's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Masqerader View Post
    So nice to know I have to buy a new phone just to use this app.... looks like I am stuck with a waste of space hearthstone to keep chatting on bnet.



    And of course nothing for tablet, great job.
    A) Apple has an approval process that takes time, they're not neglecting, its just not approved yet

    B) Android holds over 60% of the market share of mobile and tablet OSs, so makes sense to release it there as soon as it was ready.

    and

    C) What's this about tablet? Of course the damn thing works on Android tablets lol, will work on ipads too when apple approves it.
  1. Asotcha's Avatar
    Day 10: Still no sighting of Shadowcaster Voruun. I think he snuck on board the Vindicaar in scavanged armor, took the port to Dal and is currently sipping tropical drinks on a beach somewhere in Stranglethorn Vale, making friends with all the voodoo lovin' trolls there.

    I realize that's not related to the news post, I'm just salty about it.

    The change to make some of the stuff out in Argus account-wide is very thoughtful to people with lots of alts, I'm sure they'll be pretty happy about it ^.^
  1. Masqerader's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Onikaroshi View Post
    A) Apple has an approval process that takes time, they're not neglecting, its just not approved yet

    B) Android holds over 60% of the market share of mobile and tablet OSs, so makes sense to release it there as soon as it was ready.

    and

    C) What's this about tablet? Of course the damn thing works on Android tablets lol, will work on ipads too when apple approves it.

    The explain why I can't download it on tablet?
  1. Alenoria's Avatar
    ... i'm still waiting for a Pet Battle Companion App....
  1. Kellorion's Avatar
    FFS just release a full on Blizz addon, the authenticator, legion app, armoury, this....all of them together
  1. Alvito's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by rhorle View Post
    They need to combine Legion Companion App, WoW Armory app, and the Battle.net app into one. I get some people like only have the App they want to use but I wish I could use the features of all of them in one app.
    No thanks. I only use the Legion app and have no desire for the other 2. Nor do I want the Legion app to break/go offline when the others are messed up.
  1. Threa's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Kellorion View Post
    FFS just release a full on Blizz addon, the authenticator, legion app, armoury, this....all of them together
    I really wish they would do this. I would even pay for it.
  1. dewd's Avatar
    fffffffffffffffffffuck them. literally one day before this announcement i finished all argus questslines with all my characters. the hours of time wasted for the great and important lore.
  1. Onikaroshi's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Masqerader View Post
    The explain why I can't download it on tablet?
    Idk, works on my old Tab 3
  1. TheEaterofSouls's Avatar
    finally! Been waiting for that app
  1. Kellorion's Avatar
    The also need to update the Legion app to let us recruit Argus forces, The Bulwarks/Void-Purged and ridgestalkers.
  1. Dyonon's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Masqerader View Post
    The explain why I can't download it on tablet?
    I know when I wanted to download phone apps on my iPad I had to set its search settings to "iPad and iPhone apps", maybe the android store has something similar where you have to enable the viewing of phone apps?
  1. ejpaints's Avatar
    I guess they noticed the low participation rate on alts in Argus. Wasn't for lack of wanting to do it. I simply don't have that kinda time.
  1. wombinator04's Avatar
    Oh my god, an app I want that's actually on android before IOS! I was also going to get rid of my iphone tonight, so ha!
  1. Mush's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Anduin Menethil View Post
    So not for iphone?
    I mean obviously it will eventually.
  1. tuesday the paladin's Avatar
    What's this now about account wide access to WQs, and invasions? I've completed the entire 'You Are Now Prepared!' argus story campaign on my main but alts that haven't done anything still don't have any WQs or invasions.
  1. Sangris's Avatar
    And the "appear offline" function still has "too many technical obstacles". Right.
  1. Fleugen's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Tisane View Post
    Might as well add Hearthstone and the authenticator to that
    If they can make that optional maybe.

    Hearthstone is a massive game for mobile. Would prefer not to use up the space.

    Hell, just make the battle net messenger app a downloader for any other app and allow the apps to interact. Easiest way to do it imo.
  1. Onikaroshi's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by tuesday the paladin View Post
    What's this now about account wide access to WQs, and invasions? I've completed the entire 'You Are Now Prepared!' argus story campaign on my main but alts that haven't done anything still don't have any WQs or invasions.
    Are you EU? They somehow missed the part where these hotfixes took a realm restart to take affect.
  1. MrKnubbles's Avatar
    I couldn't find the app on the Google Play store but I followed the link provided here on my web browser then selected my phone and it remotely downloaded and installed it on my phone. Neat!

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