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Patch 8.2 Hotfixes -August 1, 2019
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Dungeons and Raids
  • Azshara’s Eternal Palace
    • Orgozoa
      • Added a visual to clearly indicate Powerful Stomp’s edge.
    • Queen Azshara
      • Fixed an issue that removed a player’s ability to initiate a Controlled Release if they spammed their Extra Action Button just as the Titan Console Overloaded during the Queen Azshara encounter.

Items
  • Fixed an issue where players who left or were kicked from Azshara’s Eternal Palace would be unable to get Aqueous Reliquary on a subsequent kill of Radiance of Azshara, The Queen's Court, or Queen Azshara.

Quests
  • Fixed an issue where completed World Quests in Arathi Highlands and Darkshore did not count for "The World Awaits."

Patch 8.2.5 PTR - Build 31337
A new build is on the way to the PTR!

  • Wrathion and Valeera have a new model!
  • An account name string was updated to say Email or Phone instead of Account Name.
  • Hunters now have 100% more bees with Glyph of Dire Bees
  • Several of the anniversary event items and models have been added.










New Models








New Items
You can see the full list of new items on the WoWDB PTR site.

Level Type Slot Name Model Viewer
25 Glyph of Dire Bees
120 Quartermaster's Prize
1 Lil' Nefarian
110 Alterac Valley Mark of Honor
1 Salvaged Cache of Goods
120 Conch of Wa'mundi
1 Rich Jelly
1 Royal Jelly
1 Butterfly Net
120 Honeyback Harvester's Harness
 Modelviewer
20 Sylverian Dreamer
 Modelviewer
40 Stormpike Battle Ram
 Modelviewer
40 Frostwolf Snarler
 Modelviewer
120 Obsidian Worldbreaker
 Modelviewer
120 Spiral Yeti Horn
120 Hivekiller Stinger
120 Envenomed Spider Fang
120 Hivethief's Jelly Stash
120 Usurper's Scent Gland
120 Old Nasha's Paw
120 Technique: Glyph of Dire Bees
120 Illusion: Stinging Sands
350Trinket Prism of Inner Calm
350Trinket Spidersilk Spindle
350Trinket Vessel of Acceleration
350Trinket The Hungerer
350Trinket Matrix Restabilizer
350Trinket Prestor's Talisman of Machination
350Trinket Necromantic Focus
350Trinket Eye of Blazing Power
350Trinket Variable Pulse Lightning Capacitor
350Trinket Jaws of Defeat
350Trinket Reign of the Unliving
350Trinket Reign of the Dead
350Trinket Fall of Mortality
350Off Hand Goblet of Anger
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Molten Scream
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Scepter of Purification
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Tome of Arcane Domination
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Tome of Shadow Force
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Tome of the Ice Lord
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Tome of Fiery Arcana
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Lei of the Lifegiver
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand Therazane's Touch
 Modelviewer
1Tabard Renowned Explorer's Tabard
 Modelviewer
1Head Crown of Boundless Courage
 Modelviewer
1Head Crown of Infinite Prosperity
 Modelviewer
1Head Crown of Eternal Memorial
 Modelviewer
1Head Renowned Explorer's Akubra
 Modelviewer
1Shoulders Renowned Explorer's Mantle
1Chest Renowned Explorer's Versatile Vest
 Modelviewer
1Waist Renowned Explorer's Canteen Pouch
 Modelviewer
1Legs Renowned Explorer's Trousers
 Modelviewer
1Feet Renowned Explorer's Muckwaders
 Modelviewer
1Wrists Renowned Explorer's Lucky Bangle
1Hands Renowned Explorer's Treasure-Snatchers
 Modelviewer
1Back Renowned Explorer's Dustcover
 Modelviewer
1Back Renowned Explorer's Rucksack
 Modelviewer
350Off Hand The Immovable Object
 Modelviewer
350One Hand Troggbane, Axe of the Frostborne King
 Modelviewer
350One Hand Havoc's Call, Blade of Lordaeron Kings
 Modelviewer
350One Hand Gatecrasher
 Modelviewer
350One Hand Twilight's Hammer
 Modelviewer
350One Hand Ko'gun, Hammer of the Firelord
 Modelviewer
350One Hand Bloodsurge, Kel'Thuzad's Blade of Agony
 Modelviewer
350One Hand Volcanospike
 Modelviewer
350Two Hand Apostle of Argus
 Modelviewer
350Two Hand The Nexus Key
 Modelviewer
350Ranged Wand of Biting Cold
 Modelviewer
1 Ookerdooker Elixir
1 Sugary Soul Shard
1 Spellstone Delight
120 Leeroy's Spicy Fried Chicken
1 Celebration Package
1 Sharpened Pin
1 Red Anniversary Balloons
1 Blue Anniversary Balloons
80 Marks of Sanctification Purse
60 Ensemble: Wildheart Raiment
60 Ensemble: Beaststalker Armor
60 Ensemble: Magister's Regalia
60 Ensemble: Lightforge Armor
60 Ensemble: Vestments of the Devout
60 Ensemble: Shadowcraft Armor
60 Ensemble: The Elements
60 Ensemble: Dreadmist Raiment
60 Ensemble: Battlegear of Valor
1 Captured Documents
1 Resonance Locator
1 Tiny Dapper Hat
1 Alluring Bloom
1 Little Princess Cap
1 Minuscule Fez
1 Summit Zephyr
1 Empty Beehive
1 Jelly Magnet
1 Darkmoon Top Hat


New Achievements
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Alterac Valley
Player vs. Player
  • Alterac Valley of Olde (New) Earn 100 Timewarped Badges from doing quests and participating in Alterac Valley Classic. Reward: Frostwolf Snarler. 10 points.
  • Alterac Valley of Olde (New) Earn 100 Timewarped Badges from doing quests and participating in Alterac Valley Classic. Reward: Stormpike Battle Ram. 10 points.

Battle for Azeroth
Exploration
  • Diversified Investments Name changed from "Diversed Investments" to "Diversified Investments".
  • Junkyard Apprentice Craft 250 Junkyard Tinkering items in Mechagon. 10 points. excluding crates. 10 points.
  • Junkyard Scavenger Craft 50 Junkyard Tinkering items in Mechagon. 10 points. excluding crates. 10 points.
  • Junkyard Tinkerer Craft 1000 Junkyard Tinkering items in Mechagon. 10 points. excluding crates. 10 points.
  • Nautical Battlefield Training Gain 6000 experience with your Ankoan allies. 10 points. Waveblade Ankoan allies. 10 points.

Battle Raid
Dungeons & Raids

Cooking
Professions
  • Catering for Combat Cook any combination of 50 Galley Banquets, Bountiful Captain's Feasts, or Sanguinated Feasts. 25 points. Sanguinated Feasts, or Famine Evaluator and Snack Tables. 25 points.

Draenor Raid
Dungeons & Raids
  • Pro Toss Defeat Shadow-Lord Iskar in Hellfire Citadel without anyone holding the Eye of Anzu for more that than 5 seconds in a row, on Normal difficulty or higher. 10 points.

Events
Feats of Strength

Professions



Spell Changes
Some of these changes are hotfixes!
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Mounts
  • Alabaster Stormtalon (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Alabaster Thunderwing (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Explorer's Dunetrekker (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Explorer's Jungle Hopper (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Flying Machine Summons and dismisses a Flying Machine. Requires 300 1 Outland engineering skill to ride. This mount changes depending on your Riding skill and location. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Frostwolf Snarler (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Honeyback Drone (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Honeyback Harvester Name changed from "PH Bee Mount" to "Honeyback Harvester". Summons and dismisses PH Bee this Mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Honeyback Hivemother (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Obsidian Worldbreaker (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. This mount changes depending on your riding skill and location. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Stormpike Battle Ram (New) Summons and dismisses this mount. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Turbo-Charged Flying Machine Summons and dismisses a Turbo-Charged Flying Machine. Requires 375 75 Outland engineering skill to ride. This mount changes depending on your Riding skill and location. Account wide. Account wide. 1.5 sec cast.

Companions
  • Lil' Nefarian (New) Right Click to summon and dismiss this companion. Battle Pet. Battle Pet. Instant.
  • Rikki (New) Right Click to summon and dismiss this companion. Battle Pet. Battle Pet. Instant.

Item Set Bonuses

Death Knight (Forums, Talent Calculator, PvP Talent Calculator, Artifact Calculator)
Pets
  • Claw Claw the enemy, dealing [ 18% [ 18.6% of Attack Power ] Physical damage. Can be cast in Ghoul. 40 Energy. Melee range. Instant. 1 sec global cooldown.
  • Monstrous Blow Strike an enemy with a smashing attack, dealing [ 18% [ 18.6% of Attack Power ] Physical damage and stunning for 2 sec. Can be cast in Ghoul. Melee range. Instant. 1.5 min cooldown.

Hunter (Forums, Talent Calculator, PvP Talent Calculator, Artifact Calculator)
Minor Glyphs
  • Dire Bees (New) Your Dire Beast ability calls on bees!! DIRE BEES!!! Minor Glyph. Minor Glyph. 1.5 sec cast.
  • Glyph of Dire Bees (New) Your Dire Beast ability calls on bees!! DIRE BEES!!! Minor Glyph. Minor Glyph.

Shaman (Forums, Talent Calculator, PvP Talent Calculator, Artifact Calculator)
Elemental
  • Elemental Fury Your damaging critical strikes deal [ 250 + 25% of Spell Power ]% 250% damage instead of the usual 200%. Shaman - Elemental Spec. Shaman - Elemental Spec.

Azerite Traits
Warlock (Forums, Talent Calculator, PvP Talent Calculator, Artifact Calculator)
  • Dreadful Calling Unstable Affliction deals 48 additional damage, and casting Unstable Affliction reduce reduces the cooldown of Summon Darkglare by 1 sec.

Professions
Engineering
  • Goblin Glider Permanently attaches a specialized folding assembly to a cloak, allowing you to deploy a goblin glider and fall slowly for 2 min. The glider has some initial thrust and allows you to turn while falling. The cloak can only be used once every five minutes and requires an a Pandaria Engineering skill of at least 500 1 to operate. Engineering. Engineering. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Tinker's Kit.

Inscription
  • Glyph of Dire Bees (New) Inscription. Inscription. 1.5 sec cast. Reagents: Light Parchment, Crimson Ink x 10, Ultramarine Ink x 30.



Misc Changes
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Battle Masters
  • All Arenas - Brawl. Level: 110-120. Players: 8-15. Rated players: 5. Maps: Ashamane's Fall, Black Rook Hold Arena, Blade's Edge Arena, Dalaran Sewers, Hook Point, Mugambala, Nagrand Arena, Ruins of Lordaeron, The Robodrome, The Tiger's Peak, Tol'Viron Arena.
  • Alterac Valley Classic (New) - Players: 10-40. Rated players: 25. Map: Alterac Valley Classic.
  • Deep Six - Name changed from "Brawl 11" to "Deep Six".
  • Deepwind Dunk - Name changed from "Brawl 6" to "Deepwind Dunk".
  • Deepwind Dunk - Name changed from "Brawl 6" to "Deepwind Dunk".
  • Eye of the Horn - Name changed from "Brawl 7" to "Eye of the Horn".
  • Gravity Lapse - Name changed from "Brawl 4" to "Gravity Lapse".
  • Temple of Hotmogu - Name changed from "Brawl 3" to "Temple of Hotmogu".
  • Warsong Scramble - Name changed from "Brawl 9" to "Warsong Scramble".

Character Titles
  • %s, Famed Slayer of Azshara (New)
  • Renowned Explorer %s (New)

Currency Types
Dungeon and Raid
  • Timewarped Badge - Earned in Timewalking dungeons. Exchanged for goods from Timewalking Vendors in capitol cities. capital cities.

Difficulties
Raid
  • Looking For Raid (New) - Players: 10-30. Fallback: Looking For Raid.

Factions
Unknown
  • Honeyback Drone - Name changed from "Tidebreak Guardian" to "Honeyback Drone".
  • Honeyback Harvester - Name changed from "Tidebreak Harvester" to "Honeyback Harvester".
  • Honeyback Hive - Name changed from "Tidebreak Hive" to "Honeyback Hive".
  • Honeyback Hivemother - Name changed from "Tidebreak Hivemother" to "Honeyback Hivemother".

Flight Masters
Nazjatar
  • Orise's Vigil, Nazjatar - Name changed from "Elun'alor Temple, Nazjatar" to "Orise's Vigil, Nazjatar".

Group Finder Activities
Raids
  • Firelands (Heroic) (New) - 30 players. Level 85. Map: Firelands. Difficulty: Heroic.
  • Firelands (Normal) (New) - 30 players. Level 85. Map: Firelands. Difficulty: Normal.
  • Ulduar - 25 30 players. Level 80. Map: Ulduar. Difficulty: Normal.

Holidays
  • Timewalking Dungeon Event - While this event is active, players level 86 or higher may access a special Timewalking Dungeon Finder queue, which scales players and their items down to revisit past dungeons from the Cataclysm expansion. While Timewalking, bosses will yield loot appropriate for a player's natural level.During Cataclysm Timewalking, you may assemble a raid group of between 10 and 30 players, travel to Orgrimmar or Stormwind City, and speak with Vormu to access a Timewalking version of the Firelands raid.
  • Timewalking Dungeon Event - While this event is active, players level 86 or higher may access a special Timewalking Dungeon Finder queue, which scales players and their items down to revisit past dungeons from the Cataclysm expansion. While Timewalking, bosses will yield loot appropriate for a player's natural level.During Cataclysm Timewalking, you may assemble a raid group of between 10 and 30 players, travel to Orgrimmar or Stormwind City, and speak with Vormu to access a Timewalking version of the Firelands raid.
  • Timewalking Dungeon Event - While this event is active, players level 86 or higher may access a special Timewalking Dungeon Finder queue, which scales players and their items down to revisit past dungeons from the Cataclysm expansion. While Timewalking, bosses will yield loot appropriate for a player's natural level.During Cataclysm Timewalking, you may assemble a raid group of between 10 and 30 players, travel to Orgrimmar or Stormwind City, and speak with Vormu to access a Timewalking version of the Firelands raid.
  • Timewalking Dungeon Event - While this event is active, players level 86 or higher may access a special Timewalking Dungeon Finder queue, which scales players and their items down to revisit past dungeons from the Cataclysm expansion. While Timewalking, bosses will yield loot appropriate for a player's natural level.During Cataclysm Timewalking, you may assemble a raid group of between 10 and 30 players, travel to Orgrimmar or Stormwind City, and speak with Vormu to access a Timewalking version of the Firelands raid.

LFG Dungeons
Dungeons
  • 8.2.5 Wrathion - Karazhan Catacombs (New) - Searching for the Black Prince has led to this hideout. But will N'Zoth's agents find him first? Map: Karazhan Catacombs - HoA Scenario. Level 120. Suggested level: 100. Roles: 1-5 damage.
  • Tradewind & Crow: Dreamgrove Detectives (New) - Map: The Dreamgrove (Hearthstone Tavern). Roles: 1 damage.

Events
  • Chromie's Memory: Burning Crusade (New) - Map: Caverns of Time - Anniversary. Suggested level: 120. Roles: 2 tank/5 healer/23 damage.
  • Chromie's Memory: Cataclysm (New) - Map: Caverns of Time - Anniversary. Suggested level: 120. Roles: 2 tank/5 healer/23 damage.
  • Chromie's Memory: Wrath of the Lich King (New) - Map: Caverns of Time - Anniversary. Suggested level: 120. Roles: 2 tank/5 healer/23 damage.
  • Timewalking Raid: Firelands (New) - Map: Firelands. Level 86-120. Suggested level: 110. Roles: 8-30 damage.

Map Areas
Alterac Valley Classic
  • Alterac Valley (New) - Music: Zone-Alterac Valley_PVP.
  • Alterac Valley > Coldtooth Mine (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Dun Baldar (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Dun Baldar (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Dun Baldar Pass (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Field of Strife (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Frost Dagger Pass (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Frostwolf Graveyard (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Frostwolf Keep (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Frostwolf Village (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Iceblood Garrison (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Iceblood Graveyard (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Icewing Bunker (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Icewing Cavern (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Icewing Pass (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Irondeep Mine (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Rock of Durotan (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Snowfall Graveyard (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Stonehearth Bunker (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Stonehearth Graveyard (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Stonehearth Outpost (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Stormpike Graveyard (New)
  • Alterac Valley > The Veiled Cleft (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Tower Point (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Wildpaw Cavern (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Wildpaw Ridge (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Winterax Cave (New)
  • Alterac Valley > Winterax Hold (New)

Assault on Stormwind
  • Stormwind (New) - Music: Zone-Azshara.

Broken Isles
  • Val'sharah (New) - Music: Zone-70-Val'sharah-GeneralWalk. Pet battle levels: 25-25.
  • Val'sharah > Darkheart Thicket (New)
  • Val'sharah > Emerald Bay (New) - Music: Zone-70-Val'sharah-NElf-Druid-Walk.

Caverns of Time - Anniversary
  • Caverns of Time (New)
  • Caverns of Time > Nordrassil (New) - Music: Zone-HyjalPastNordrassilWalk.

Cinematics Test Map (Development Map)
  • Cinematic Test Map (New)

Hearthstone Tavern
  • Hearthstone Tavern (New)

Kalimdor
  • Durotar (New) - Music: Zone-Durotar. Pet battle levels: 1-2.
  • Durotar > Razormane Grounds (New)
  • Durotar > Southfury River (New)
  • Durotar > Southfury Watershed (New)
  • Northern Barrens > Southfury River (New) - Music: Zone-NorthBarrensGreen.

Karazhan Catacombs - HoA Scenario
  • Karazhan Catacombs (New)

Kul Tiras
  • Stormsong Valley > Honeyback Hatchery (New) - Music: ZONE_80_StormsongValley_OldGods.

The Dreamgrove (Hearthstone Tavern)
  • The Dreamgrove (New) - Music: Zone-70-Val'sharah-NElf-Druid-Walk.

Unknown
  • Questfall (New) - Music: Zone-Plains. Pet battle levels: 3-4.
  • Shwayder's Tavern - Name changed from "Hearthstone Tavern" to "Shwayder's Tavern".

Map Difficulties
  • 8.2.5 - MSEM - 1850 - Name changed from "8.0 Islands - Ship - 6HU Buccaneer" to "8.2.5 - MSEM - 1850".
  • Alterac Valley Classic (New)
  • Caverns of Time - Anniversary (New) - Max players: 151.
  • Cinematics Test Map (Development Map) (New)
  • Cinematics Test Map II (Development Map) (New)
  • Firelands (New) - Max players: 14. 2s lockout.
  • Firelands (New) - Max players: 33. 18s lockout.
  • Firelands (New) - Max players: 15. 2s lockout.
  • FX Test Dungeon (New) - Max players: 151.
  • FX Test Dungeon (New) - Max players: 3.
  • Hearthstone Tavern (New)
  • Hearthstone Tavern (New)
  • Karazhan Catacombs - HoA Scenario (New) - Max players: 12.
  • Questfall (New)
  • Test Dungeon (New) - Max players: 151.
  • The Dreamgrove (Hearthstone Tavern) (New) - Max players: 12.

Maps
Battle for Azeroth
  • 8.2.5 - MSEM - 1850 - Name changed from "8.0 Islands - Ship - 6HU Buccaneer" to "8.2.5 - MSEM - 1850".
  • Alterac Valley Classic (New) - Directory: 2197. Type: Battleground. Description: "Hidden within the Alterac Mountains, Alterac Valley is the home of the Frostwolf clan. The Stormpike dwarves have established a foothold in the valley and seek to plumb its depths for riches and links to their ancestral past. A large-scale battleground, each side attempts to destroy each other's tower fortifications and slay the enemy General (Vanndar Stormpike or Drek'Thar).". PvP Objective: "Slay the enemy leader". PvP Description: "- Capture enemy towers and bunkers - Slay the enemy leader - Reduce the enemy reinforcements to 0".
  • Caverns of Time - Anniversary (New) - Directory: 2235. Type: Raid.
  • Cinematics Test Map (Development Map) (New) - Directory: 2254. Type: Normal.
  • Cinematics Test Map II (Development Map) (New) - Directory: 2255. Type: Normal.
  • FX Test Dungeon (New) - Directory: 2249. Type: Raid.
  • Hearthstone Tavern (New) - Directory: 2194. Type: Normal.
  • Hearthstone Tavern (New) - Directory: 2195. Type: Normal.
  • Karazhan Catacombs - HoA Scenario - Directory: 2232. Type: Instance. Scenario.

Legion
  • The Dreamgrove (Hearthstone Tavern) (New) - Directory: 2180. Type: Scenario.

Vanilla
  • Questfall (New) - Directory: Questfall. Type: Normal.

Mounts
Flying Mounts
  • Alabaster Stormtalon (New) - Flying Mount. Alabaster Stormtalon. "Chisled by the stonemasons of Stormwind, this stone gryphon symbolizes the unbending courage of the Alliance." Source: In-Game Shop
  • Alabaster Thunderwing (New) - Flying Mount. Alabaster Thunderwing. "Chisled by the stoneworkers of Orgrimmar, this stone wind rider is a symbol of the unwavering strength of the Horde." Source: In-Game Shop
  • Explorer's Jungle Hopper (New) - Flying Mount. Explorer's Jungle Hopper. "For when you're making a crash landing in the middle of an uncharted swamp because it's the only way to access that ancient temple." Source: Recruit-a-Friend
  • Honeyback Harvester (New) - Flying Mount. Honeyback Harvester. "While most Harvesters dream only of honey and flowers, this adventurous specimen looks to the wide world beyond Stormsong Valley." Source: Quest: Leaving the Hive: Harvester Zone: Stormsong Valley
  • Obsidian Worldbreaker (New) - Flying Mount. Obsidian Worldbreaker. ""I have had many names throughout history, all of them spoken with dread: Neltharion, Xaxas, and many more. Yet you shall know me best as Deathwing, for so I am! I am the bane of life, the darkness within history, the lord of death, the master of destruction. And I tell you now, and so it is true, that this world is mine!" - Neltharion, the Earth-Warder" Source: Quest: How Things "Really" Happened... Zone: Tanaris

Ground Mounts
  • Explorer's Dunetrekker (New) - Ground Mount. Explorer's Dunetrekker. "The surly dunetrekker can easily carry a set of explorers to the nearest ruins and back without the need to rest." Source: Recruit-a-Friend
  • Frostwolf Snarler (New) - Ground Mount. Frostwolf Snarler. "Raised in the Alterac Mountains by the Frostwolf Clan, trained to bite dwarves." Source: Achievement: Alterac Valley of Olde Category: Alterac Valley
  • Royal Snapdragon - Ground Mount. Royal Snapdragon. "Captured at a young age and raised to serve naga hunters, snapdragons are loyal and fierce companions." Source: Drop: Anokan Supplies Drop: Unshackled Supplies Ankoan Supplies Drop: Unshackled Supplies
  • Stormpike Battle Ram (New) - Ground Mount. Stormpike Battle Ram. "Raised in the Alterac Mountains by the Stormpike Clan, trained to headbutt orcs." Source: Achievement: Alterac Valley of Olde Category: Alterac Valley

Power Types
  • Sanity (New)

Scenarios
Tradewind & Crow: Dreamgrove Detectives
  • 01: Don't Wake Naralex (New) - Play Don't Wake Naralex.
  • 02: A Tragic Wail (New) - Find the source of the cry.
  • 03: A Different Point of View (New) - Let Arthur tell the story.
  • 04: Druidic Investigation (New) - See if anybody has any information about the murder.
  • 05: Nose to the Ground (New) - Use your senses to search for clues.
  • 06: Following the Trail (New) - Thisalee has a lead! Go see what she found.
  • 07: The Vicious Murderer (New) - Track down the murderer and bring him to justice!

World Safe Locations
Alterac Valley Classic
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), Alliance Safe (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), Frostwolf Graveyard (Lo) (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), Frostwolf Relief Hut (H-base) (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), Horde Safe (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), PvP Alliance Choke Graveyard (A-choke) (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), PvP Horde Choke Graveyard (H-choke) (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), Snowfall Graveyard (Mid) (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), Stormpike Aid Station (A-base) (New)
  • Alterac Valley (Classic), Stormpike Graveyard (Hi) (New)
  • Alterac Valley Classic, Alliance Safe (New)
  • Alterac Valley Classic, Horde Safe (New)

Caverns of Time - Anniversary
  • Wow's Anniversary - Caverns of Time (New)

Hearthstone Tavern
  • Hearthstone Tavern - Safe Loc (New)

Kalimdor
  • 8.2.5 Wow's 15th Anniversary - Football Court (New)

Karazhan Catacombs - HoA Scenario
  • 8.2.5 Wrathion - Karazhan Catacombs - Entrance - RMV (New)

Questfall
  • Questfall Graveyard (New)

Test Dungeon
  • Test Dungeon (New)

The Dreamgrove (Hearthstone Tavern)
  • Hearthstone Tavern - Buddy Cop Scenario - Graveyard (New)
  • Hearthstone Tavern - Buddy Cop Scenario - Start Loc (JLW) (New)

Unknown
  • 8.2.5 War Campaign - Dranosh'ar Blockade - KRB (New)
  • 8.2.5 War Campaign - Orgrimmar Cemetery - KRB (New)
  • 8.2.5 Wrathion - Karazhan Catacombs - Exit - RMV (New)



New Strings
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
  • ACCOUNT_NAME - Blizzard Account Name Email or Phone
  • BNET_FRIEND_TOOLTIP_WOW_CLASSIC (New) - WoW Classic
  • BNET_FRIEND_ZONE_WOW_CLASSIC (New) - WoW Classic: %s
  • BNET_FRIEND_ZONE_WOW_REGULAR (New) - WoW: %s
  • CHARACTER_SHEET_MICRO_BUTTON_AZERITE_ESSENCE_CHANGE_ESSENCES - You can change Essences in any rest area by Shift-Right clicking your Heart of Azeroth.
  • CLUB_FINDER_ALREADY_IN_GUILD_PLEASE_LEAVE (New) - You are already a member of a guild. Please leave in order to join this one.
  • CLUB_FINDER_ALREADY_IN_THAT_CLUB (New) - Already a member.
  • CLUB_FINDER_ALREADY_IN_THAT_GUILD (New) - You are already in this guild.
  • CLUB_FINDER_APPLICANT_HISTORY (New) - Applicant History
  • CLUB_FINDER_APPLICANT_LIST_NO_MATCHING_SPECS (New) - No Matches
  • CLUB_FINDER_CLUB_DESCRIPTION (New) - "%s"
  • CLUB_FINDER_COMMUNITY_RECRUITING_NOTE (New) - Optional note to community leader
  • CLUB_FINDER_FOCUS_PVP (New) - Pvp
  • CLUB_FINDER_FOCUS_SOCIAL_LEVELING (New) - Social and Leveling
  • CLUB_FINDER_INVITE_APPLICANT_REDO (New) - Invite Applicant
  • CLUB_FINDER_IS_GUILD_LEADER_JOIN_ERROR (New) - You must pass guild master or disband your guild in order to join a new one.
  • CLUB_FINDER_LEADER (New) - Leader: |cffffffff%s|r
  • CLUB_FINDER_LINK_CHAT_ERROR (New) - You need to list your guild in guild finder in order to link to chat.
  • CLUB_FINDER_LINK_COMMUNITY (New) - [Community: %s]
  • CLUB_FINDER_LINK_GUILD (New) - [Guild: %s]
  • CLUB_FINDER_LINK_POST_IN_CHAT (New) - Link Post in Chat
  • CLUB_FINDER_LOOKING_FOR - Looking For:
  • CLUB_FINDER_MEDIUM (New) - Medium
  • CLUB_FINDER_NO_MATCHING_SPEC_DIALOG_ERR_STRING (New) - Currently not recruiting any of your class specializations.
  • CLUB_FINDER_NO_OPTIONS_SELECTED_GUILD_MESSAGE - A guild is a tight-knit group of players who want to enjoy the game together. By joining a guild, you'll gain access to many benefits, including a shared guild bank and a guild chat channel.\nUse channel.\n\nUse this tool to find a guild that fits your playstyle.
  • CLUB_FINDER_NOT_RECRUITING_YOUR_SPECS (New) - Send a note and include your specializations if you would still like to be considered for membership.
  • CLUB_FINDER_ONE_SPEC_REQUIRED (New) - At least one specialization is required to apply.
  • CLUB_FINDER_RECRUITING_NOTE - Optional note to the guild leader leader
  • CLUB_FINDER_SORT_BY_MOST_MEMBERS (New) - Most Members
  • CLUB_FINDER_SORT_BY_NEWEST (New) - Newest
  • CLUB_FINDER_SORT_BY_RELEVANCE (New) - Relevance
  • DAMAGE_DONE_TOOLTIP - The total amount of damage done.
  • DEATHS_TOOLTIP - Number of times you were killed.
  • ENTER_LFG (New) - Enter
  • ERR_BATTLEGROUND_JOIN_DISQUALIFIED_NO_NAME (New) - A player has been disqualified from ranked play in this bracket.
  • ERR_BATTLEGROUND_JOIN_MEMBER_DISQUALIFIED (New) - A party member has been disqualified from this bracket.
  • ERR_CANT_USE_PROFANITY (New) - Can't use profanity.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_APPLY_CLUB (New) - Couldn't apply. Try again later.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_CANCEL_APPLICATION (New) - Couldn't cancel application. Try again later.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_POST_CLUB (New) - Couldn't post at this time. Try again later.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_RESPOND_APPLICANT (New) - Couldn't respond to applicant. Try again later.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_TYPE_APPLICANT_LIST (New) - Applicant list could not be fetched do to a bnet error.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_TYPE_APPLICANT_LIST_NO_PERM (New) - You do not have permission to view the applicant list.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_TYPE_FINDER_NOT_AVAILABLE (New) - Finder is not available at this time.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_TYPE_GET_POSTING_IDS (New) - Couldn't fetch posting ids.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_TYPE_JOIN_APPLICATION (New) - Couldn't create an application for the posting.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_TYPE_NO_INVITE_PERMISSIONS (New) - You do not have permission to invite.
  • ERR_CLUB_FINDER_ERROR_TYPE_NO_POSTING_PERMISSIONS (New) - You do not have permission to post.
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_ERROR_ALREADY_LINKED (New) - You are already level linked
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_ERROR_NOT_LINKED (New) - You are not level linked
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_ERROR_TARGET_INVALID (New) - Invalid target for level linking
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_ERROR_TARGET_NOT_IN_PARTY_S (New) - %s is not in your party
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_ERROR_TARGET_NOT_LOWER_S (New) - %s is not lower level than you
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_ERROR_UNKNOWN (New) - An unknown error occurred while trying to level link
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_LINKED_S (New) - Your level is now scaling to %s
  • ERR_LEVEL_LINKING_RESULT_UNLINKED_S (New) - Your level is no longer scaling to %s
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_ALREADY_ACTIVE (New) - Party Sync is already active.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_ALREADY_JOINED (New) - You are already in Party Sync.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_ALREADY_MEMBER (New) - You are already in Party Sync.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_ALREADY_OWNER (New) - You are already in Party Sync.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_BUSY (New) - Party Sync is busy.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_DISABLED (New) - Party Sync is currently disabled.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_IN_RAID (New) - You are in a raid.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_INVALID_OWNER_S (New) - %s cannot participate in Party Sync.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_JOIN_REJECTED (New) - Your request to join the Party Sync was denied.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_LEFT (New) - You left the Party Sync.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_NOT_ACTIVE (New) - Party Sync is not active.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_NOT_IN_PARTY (New) - You are not in a party.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_NOT_MEMBER (New) - You are not a member of the Party Sync.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_NOT_OWNER (New) - You are not the owner of the Party Sync.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_OWNER_REFUSED_S (New) - %s declined the Party Sync request.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_READY_CHECK_FAILED (New) - A party member declined the Party Sync request.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_STARTED (New) - Party Sync activated.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_STOPPED (New) - Party Sync ended.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_TIMEOUT (New) - The Party Sync request timed out.
  • ERR_QUEST_SESSION_RESULT_UNKNOWN (New) - An unknown error has occurred while attempting to activate Party Sync.
  • ERR_RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_INSUF_EXPAN_LVL (New) - That player does not have the required expansion to access this area
  • ERR_RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_MAP_INCOMING_TRANSFER_NOT_ALLOWED (New) - You cannot summon your friend here
  • ERR_RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_NOT_LINKED (New) - You can only summon players who are linked to you through Recruit A Friend
  • ERR_RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_NOT_NOW (New) - You cannot summon that player right now
  • ERR_RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_SUMMON_COOLDOWN (New) - You can only summon your friend once every thirty minutes
  • ERR_RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_SUMMON_LEVEL_MAX (New) - You cannot summon players above level %d
  • ERR_RECRUIT_A_FRIEND_SUMMON_OFFLINE (New) - %s is offline and cannot be summoned
  • ERR_TRAVEL_PASS_DIFFERENT_REALM (New) - In World of Warcraft: Classic you cannot invite players that are on a different realm.
  • GUILD_OFFICER_PERMISSION_FINDER_LIST (New) - - List in Guild Finder
  • GUILD_OFFICER_PERMISSION_INVITE_APPLICANTS (New) - - Invite Applicants from Guild Finder
  • HEALING_DONE_TOOLTIP - The total amount of healing done.
  • KILLING_BLOW_TOOLTIP - Enemy players to whom you have personally delivered the killing blow.
  • LEVEL_LINKED_LOW_LEVEL (New) - Requires a level of %d
  • LEVEL_LINKED_NOT_USABLE (New) - Not usable while Party Sync active
  • LOGIN_ENTER_NAME - Please enter your account name.
  • LOGIN_MALFORMED_ACCOUNT_NAME - The information you have entered is not valid. Please check the spelling of the account name and password. If you need help in retrieving a lost or stolen password and account, see www.worldofwarcraft.com/loginsupport for more information.
  • LOGIN_UNKNOWN_ACCOUNT - The information you have entered is not valid. Please check the spelling of the account name and password. If you need help in retrieving a lost or stolen password and account, see www.worldofwarcraft.com/loginsupport for more information.
  • LOGIN_UNKNOWN_ACCOUNT_PIN - The information you have entered is not valid. Please check the spelling of the account name, password, and PIN. If you need help in retrieving a lost or stolen password, account, or PIN see www.worldofwarcraft.com/loginsupport for more information.
  • QUEST_REPLAY_TITLE_FORMAT (New) - Replay: %s
  • QUEST_SESSION_ANCHOR_QUERY (New) - Do you want %s to share your quests?
  • QUEST_SESSION_BONUS_LOOT_TOOLTIP_BODY_DISABLED (New) - You're ineligible for bonus rewards from this quest.
  • QUEST_SESSION_BONUS_LOOT_TOOLTIP_BODY_ENABLED (New) - Completing this quest while in Party Sync has a chance at rewarding:
  • QUEST_SESSION_BONUS_LOOT_TOOLTIP_TITLE_DISABLED (New) - Party Sync Bonus Loot
  • QUEST_SESSION_BONUS_LOOT_TOOLTIP_TITLE_ENABLED (New) - Party Sync Bonus Loot
  • QUEST_SESSION_CHECK_JOIN_SESSION_BODY (New) - Continue request to Party Sync?\n\n|cffffd200- Your quests will temporarily rewind based on the earliest shared quest state.\n- Some of your current quests may pause.\n- Your level and skills will be restricted based on the lowest level party member.\n- You will be able to accept Replay Quests.|r\n\nWhile Party Sync is active, you gain rewards relevant to your true level.
  • QUEST_SESSION_CHECK_JOIN_SESSION_BUTTON (New) - Request To Join
  • QUEST_SESSION_CHECK_JOIN_SESSION_TITLE (New) - Join an ongoing Party Sync session
  • QUEST_SESSION_CHECK_START_SESSION_BODY (New) - \n\n|cffffd200- Your quests will temporarily rewind based on the earliest shared quest state.\n- Some of your current quests may pause.\n- Your level and skills will be restricted based on the lowest level party member.\n- You will be able to accept Replay Quests.|r\n\n|cffffffffWhile Party Sync is active, you gain rewards relevant to your true level.\r
  • QUEST_SESSION_CHECK_START_SESSION_BUTTON (New) - Activate
  • QUEST_SESSION_CHECK_START_SESSION_TITLE (New) - Activate Party Sync
  • QUEST_SESSION_DROP_SESSION (New) - Deactivate Party Sync
  • QUEST_SESSION_DROP_SESSION_TOOLTIP (New) - Leave the Party Sync that's currently in progress. You can request to come back, but the other party members will need to agree to it.
  • QUEST_SESSION_I_AM_NOT_READY (New) - Decline
  • QUEST_SESSION_I_AM_READY (New) - Accept
  • QUEST_SESSION_JOIN_SESSION (New) - Request To Join Party Sync
  • QUEST_SESSION_JOIN_SESSION_BODY (New) - |cff00ff00This action can affect this Party Sync:|r|n|n- Current quests will be reset to match %s's progress|n- Available quests may change.
  • QUEST_SESSION_JOIN_SESSION_TITLE (New) - %s is requesting to join the Party Sync.
  • QUEST_SESSION_JOIN_SESSION_TOOLTIP (New) - Your party has Party Sync active. You can request to join them.
  • QUEST_SESSION_MANAGEMENT_DROP (New) - Return to your normal level and quests.
  • QUEST_SESSION_MANAGEMENT_JOIN_REQUEST (New) - Members must accept your request
  • QUEST_SESSION_MANAGEMENT_START (New) - Sync quests and level with party
  • QUEST_SESSION_MEMBER_QUERY (New) - Would you like to join Party Sync with %s?
  • QUEST_SESSION_ON_HOLD_TOOLTIP_TEXT (New) - This quest is on hold while Party Sync is active. Your progress is saved, but you cannot finish this quest until you leave the party or Party Sync is deactivated.
  • QUEST_SESSION_ON_HOLD_TOOLTIP_TITLE (New) - Quest On Hold
  • QUEST_SESSION_QUEST_TOOLTIP_IS_REPLAY (New) - You are replaying this quest
  • QUEST_SESSION_REPLAY_TOOLTIP_BODY_DISABLED (New) - You're playing this quest for the first time. Your progress during Party Sync is permanent.
  • QUEST_SESSION_REPLAY_TOOLTIP_BODY_ENABLED (New) - This quest may be replayed while in Party Sync. This quest is removed when Party Sync is deactivated.
  • QUEST_SESSION_REPLAY_TOOLTIP_TITLE_DISABLED (New) - Not a Replay Quest
  • QUEST_SESSION_REPLAY_TOOLTIP_TITLE_ENABLED (New) - Replay Quest
  • QUEST_SESSION_START_SESSION (New) - Start Party Sync
  • QUEST_SESSION_START_SESSION_TOOLTIP (New) - Sync quest progress and level. Eligible quests will be shared when starting Party Sync. Help your party members catch up by replaying quests with them.
  • QUEST_SESSION_START_SHARING_MEMBER_QUESTS (New) - Start Party Sync with %s's Quests
  • QUEST_SESSION_START_SHARING_MY_QUESTS (New) - Start Party Sync
  • QUEST_SESSION_TUTORIAL_TEXT (New) - While in a party you have the option to use Party Sync to more easily share quests and help your group mates.
  • QUEST_SESSION_UNIFIED_QUERY (New) - %s wants to activate Party Sync.\n\n|cffffd200- Your quests will temporarily rewind based on the earliest shared quest state.\n- Some of your current quests may pause.\n- Your level and skills will be restricted based on the lowest level party member.\n- You will be able to accept Replay Quests.|r\n\nWhile Party Sync is active, you gain rewards relevant to your true level.
  • QUEST_SESSION_WORLD_MAP_TUTORIAL_TEXT (New) - Click here to start Party Sync
  • QUEST_TITLE_FORMAT_FAILED (New) - %s - (Failed)
  • RAF_ACTIVE_LINK_DAYS_LEFT (New) - This link is good for %d more |4Dayays;
  • RAF_ACTIVE_RECRUIT (New) - Active subscription
  • RAF_COPY_LINK (New) - Copy Link
  • RAF_COPY_LINK_EXPENDED_TOOLTIP (New) - You have reached the maximum number of uses for this link. You will be able to generate a new link in %d days.
  • RAF_EXPENDED_LINK_DAYS_LEFT (New) - You will be able to generate a new link in %d |4Dayays;
  • RAF_FIRST_REWARD_AFTER (New) - First Reward (%d |4month:months:
  • RAF_GENERATE_LINK (New) - Generate Link
  • RAF_INACTIVE_RECRUIT (New) - Inactive subscription
  • RAF_LINK_REMAINING_USES (New) - %d/%d friends have used this link.
  • RAF_MONTHS (New) - %d months
  • RAF_MONTHS_EARNED (New) - %d |4Month:Months; Earned
  • RAF_NEXT_REWARD (New) - Next Reward: %s
  • RAF_NEXT_REWARD_AFTER (New) - Next Reward (%d |4month:months:
  • RAF_NO_ACTIVE_LINK (New) - Click Generate Link to create a link good for 30 days.
  • RAF_NO_RECRUITS_DESC (New) - Recruit friends to begin earning rewards for each month they subscribe.|n|nPlay together to unlock even more rewards!
  • RAF_RECRUIT_NAME_MULTIPLE (New) - %s (%d)
  • RAF_RECRUIT_TOOLTIP_DESC (New) - Each recruited friend can provide up to %d subscription months toward your rewards.
  • RAF_RECRUIT_TOOLTIP_MONTH_COUNT (New) - - %d/%d subscription months provided
  • RAF_RECRUITED_FRIENDS (New) - Recruited Friends
  • RAF_RECRUITED_FRIENDS_COUNT (New) - (%d/%d)
  • RAF_RECRUITMENT (New) - Recruitment
  • RAF_RECRUITMENT_DESC (New) - Recruit or resurrect friends to play World of Warcraft with you!|nYou can invite %d friends every %d days.
  • RAF_RECRUITS_FACTION_AND_REALM (New) - Your friend will be encouraged to join you on %s, %s.
  • RAF_REMOVE_RECRUIT (New) - Remove Recruit
  • RAF_REMOVE_RECRUIT_CONFIRM (New) - Are you sure you want to remove|n|cffffd200%s|r|n from your Recruited Friends?|n|nType "REMOVE" into the field to confirm.
  • RAF_REPEATABLE_MONTHS (New) - Every %d months after
  • RAF_REWARD_APPEARANCE_SET (New) - New Appearance Set: %s
  • RAF_REWARD_NAME_MULTIPLE (New) - %s (x %d)
  • RAF_REWARD_TITLE (New) - New Title: %s
  • RAF_REWARDS (New) - Recruit A Friend Rewards
  • RAF_REWARDS_DESC (New) - Earn a reward for each month your recruits subscribe.
  • RAF_TRIAL_RECRUIT (New) - Trial Account
  • RAF_VIEW_ALL_REWARDS (New) - View All Rewards
  • RAF_YOU_HAVE_EARNED (New) - You've Earned:
  • REMOVE_RECRUIT_CONFIRM_STRING (New) - REMOVE
  • SAVE_ACCOUNT_NAME - Remember Account Name
  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_424 (New) - Requires holiday: Feast of Winter Veil
  • SPELL_FAILED_CUSTOM_ERROR_WAR_MODE (New) - Requires War Mode.
  • SPELL_FAILED_DISABLED_BY_POWER_SCALING (New) - Can't do that at this level
  • TOOLTIP_BATTLE_PET_NAME (New) - Battle Pet: %s
  • TRACKER_HEADER_PARTY_QUESTS (New) - Quests
  • UNIT_FRAME_DROPDOWN_SUBSECTION_TITLE_PARTY (New) - Party Options
by Published on 2019-08-01 10:12 PM

WoW Classic Pre-Launch Test 11:00 a.m. PDT August 8 and Minimum Specs
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Our global pre-launch test of WoW Classic will begin on Thursday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. PDT and is scheduled to end on Friday, August 9. This test will be available to all World of Warcraft players with a current subscription or active game time in all regions. The maximum character level will be 15.

We ask that players please log-in and play as much as possible during the first two hours of the test – 11:00 a.m. PDT to 1:00 p.m. PDT, as that is when we’ll be actively monitoring for issues important to launch.

WoW Classic is now ready for all players to install from the Blizzard Battle.net Desktop App in advance of the test. To install WoW Classic:

  • Open the Blizzard Battle.net Desktop App and select World of Warcraft in the game selection menu on the left.
  • Under the Version dropdown menu, select World of Warcraft Classic. If you have more than one World of Warcraft account, you’ll see a second dropdown for Account. In that column, select the active account to associate with your WoW Classic install.
  • Click the Install button. You’ll see an installation progress bar that will show you when the installation is complete.

Minimum Specs
We’ve finalized the minimum specifications required to play WoW Classic on PC or Mac. Please note that these are much lower than the minimum specs required to play Battle for Azeroth. Recommended specs are the same for both.

In our hardware testing, we found that we were able to successfully run WoW Classic on systems manufactured and released in the 2007-2009 timeframe, and thanks to improvements in how we build and distribute game data, the hard drive space requirements are actually smaller than they were in version 1.12 of original WoW.

  • PC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • OPERATING SYSTEM - Windows® 7 64-bit (with latest Service Packs)
    • PROCESSOR - Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750
    • VIDEO - NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GT 512 MB or AMD Radeon™ HD 4850 512 MB or Intel® HD Graphics 4000
    • MEMORY - 2 GB RAM (4 GB for integrated graphics such as Intel HD Graphics series)
    • STORAGE - 5 GB available space
    • INTERNET - Broadband internet connection
    • INPUT - Keyboard and mouse required. Other input devices are not supported.
    • RESOLUTION - 1024 x 768 minimum display resolution
  • MAC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • OPERATING SYSTEM - MacOS® 10.12 (latest version)
    • PROCESSOR - Intel® Core™ i5, 2.0 GHz or better
    • VIDEO - Metal capable GPU with 1 GB VRAM
    • MEMORY - 2 GB RAM (4GB for integrated graphics such as Intel HD Graphics series)
    • INTERNET - Broadband internet connection
    • INPUT - Keyboard and mouse required. Other input devices are not supported.
    • RESOLUTION - 1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

We’ll see you in Azeroth on Thursday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. PDT!
by Published on 2019-08-01 01:56 AM

Patch 8.2 Hotfixes - July 31st, 2019
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Achievements

Dungeons and Raids
  • Azshara’s Eternal Palace
    • Fixed an issue where Charged Spear could target victims of Devotion or Army of Azshara in all difficulties.
    • Fixed an issue that caused Queen Azshara to rapidly change which way she faced in Mythic difficulty.
  • Operation: Mechagon
    • Reduced the damage from Furnace Flames by 20%.
    • Throwing Robo-Waste into the furnace now removes all stacks of Noxious Stench.
    • Reduced the spawn time between Robo-Waste drops to 12 seconds (was 15 seconds).
    • Players were attempting to defeat K.U.-J.O. on Hard Mode difficulty with full stacks of Noxious Stench. The intention is that players should be cleaning up K.U.-J.O.'s Robo-Waste periodically. These changes are to encourage that behavior.

Items
  • Reduced the damage players take from Scrap Trap in Mechagon.
  • Fixed an issue where using the Aqueous Reliquary or Focused Life Anima with enough items would sometimes fail to create an Essence.
  • Heart of Azeroth
    • Fixed an issue with Purification Protocol (Essence) that sometimes prevented players from gaining the damage bonus from the Rank 3 Major Slot effect.

Player versus Player

Quests
  • Heroic Warfront: The Battle for Stromgarde” is no longer removed from the quest log when the Warfront is no longer active for the player.
  • Quests with objectives in Stormwind no longer direct players to Deeprun Tram from Ironforge.

Eurogamer WoW Classic Interview
Eurogamer sat down with lead software engineer Ryan Birmingham and senior software engineer Omar Gonzalez to discuss the nearing release of WoW Classic!


  • Classic Beta Server Shutdown Event
    • One of the live-ops producers came up with the idea to spawn Ragnaros in Stormwind during the beta.
    • They wanted to have some throwbacks to the original beta for WoW and that is why they did a lot of crazy things during beta for Classic.
    • One idea was also giving everyone Thunderfury as drops that they could pick up just before the beta went down.
  • Beta Feedback and Challenges
    • If a boss is three levels higher than you, it ignores your first 1% bonus to hit, so it's 8% chance to miss, and your first point of +1% chance to hit is totally ignored. This was an example of something from the original game that people forgot.
    • Some beta testers sat for hours over weekends punching turtles to generate thousands of combat log entries to help with an issue on crit percentage. They love the community devotion.
    • The team has a little internal pool going around the office for how long it will take for the first Ragnaros kill after launch.
    • The team was blown away by the passion shown from beta testers. They expected people to come in and try things for a small amount of time, but people were playing for long hours night after night even though they knew these characters were going to be wiped eventually.
    • The layering population thresholds were lower on the beta than for actual launch because they were testing the tech to make sure it was working correctly.
    • There have been a lot of changes that they had to undo so hunter gameplay was accurate to how it originally was - not just in combat mechanics but movement aesthetics and animation.
    • From now until launch, the team is focusing on addressing and correcting bugs found during the Beta, particularly the most impactful and obvious bugs.
  • Login Queues
    • The goal is to avoid having login queues on launch day. The team is making their best guesses for participation and making sure that they have plans in place for potential issues. If players exceed their expectations then there will be queues until they can fix something.
    • The team is better prepared to respond to the login queue situation than they were back in 2004. They expect queues to only be an issue on launch day if at all.
    • The team will have a "war-room" on launch day to address issues. The Classic Launch is similar to an expansion launch, except it will include new infrastructure that they typically don't do for an expansion.
    • Classic launch will include hardware deploys in all of the various regions - something they haven't done in almost 15 years.
    • Classic Launch will be "all hands on deck" and the whole WoW team is lending a hand.
  • Gold Farming and Botting Issues
    • The team has plans in place to address gold farming issues, particularly botting. They have better detection algorithms and techniques today than before, so they hope that will be sufficient to keep it under control.
  • Release Phases
    • There are now six phases post launch instead of four.
      • Phase 1 - Launch, Ragnaros and Onyxia will be available.
      • Phase 2 - Dire Maul and the PvP Honor System - you'll be able to kill people in the world during phase one but there won't be an Honor system tracking it.
      • Phase 3 - Alterac Valley and Warsong Gulch Battlegrounds, Blackwing Lair.
      • Phase 4 - Arathi Basin Battleground, Zul'Gurub, and the green dragon world bosses.
      • Phase 5 - Ahn'Qiraj.
      • Phase 6 - Naxxramas.
    • They changed the phases because community feedback said four was too few, and there were distinct periods of time that they wanted to recapture.
      • For example, people were concerned that getting battleground reputation rewards too early would make it trivial to go through Molten Core and Onyxia.
  • The Future
    • The team is devoted to making WoW Classic as authentic of an experience as possible and are not ready to discuss the future quite yet.


Blizzard No Longer Manufactures Physical Authenticators
Blizzard clarified that they no longer manufacture physical authenticators, yet they still support them!
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
I’ve been searching all over the place, and I can’t see a place where it says that these have been discontinued. But the link to the store where they used to sell them is just a 404 now.

So, does Blizzard no longer provide hardware authentication? I’m starting to make the move away from phone apps and into authentication hardware like a yubikey.

We no longer manufacture, or offer physical authenticators. Sorry!

Wow…ok that is totally unexpected!

I still have mine. I assume it will be supported as long as the battery lasts. Is that the case? I really really dislike phone apps.

Yes, they’re still supported just no longer manufactured.

Goblin and Worgen Updated Model Preview
With the release of the 8.2.5 PTR happening very soon, we figured it would be a good time to remind people what was shown at Blizzcon 2018 for the Goblin and Worgen model updates. The pictures below were early views of what to expect, and the latest development notes also state that the animations were updated as well. In an interview around Blizzcon it was also stated that female Worgen would have glowing eyes as an option, and that these two races are the next to receive their heritage armor!


by Published on 2019-07-30 07:20 PM

Azshara's Eternal Palace - Raid Finder Wing 2
Raid Finder Wing 2 for Azshara's Eternal Palace opens this week.






World Quest Bonus Event
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
An extra weekly quest and rewards are here.

Get out your best map and plan your route across every part of Kul Tiras and Zandalar, as this is a great time to immerse yourself in World Quests.

This Week
All week, open your map (default hotkey: m) and then select any of the six main Battle for Azeroth zones to consider the World Quests available to you. Hover your mouse over a World Quest on the map to see what tasks are needed complete it, the rewards you’ll receive, and the time remaining that the quest is available to you.

Look for the following all week long:


If you’ve been looking to impress some emissaries, this is the week to do it!

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.

Island Expeditions for the Week of July 30th, 2019
The Island Expeditions for the week are:

  • Un'gol Ruins with Pygmies
  • Snowblossom Village with Virmen
  • Crestfall with Dragons
by Published on 2019-07-30 02:12 AM

Patch 8.2.5 PTR Development Notes

Patch 8.2 Hotfixes - July 29th, 2019
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Characters
  • Fixed a bug where a character would lose its Trashmaster title after changing factions.

Island Expeditions
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent players from mounting in Skittering Hollow.

Items
  • Fixed a bug preventing the Reins of the Azure Drake and Reins of the Blue Drake from dropping on the 25 Player Legacy Raid Size version of Eye of Eternity.
  • Heart of Azeroth
    • Increased the secondary stat amount granted from Arcane Heart (Azerite Trait) by 15%.
    • Fixed an issue that caused the healing from Arcane Heart (Azerite Trait) to be lost as overhealing for players at or near full health.

Quests

World Quests
  • Nazjatar
    • Significantly increased the health of Battlemaidens and Champions in the “Azshara’s Elite Commanders” event.

Dark Legacy Comics #689
DLC #689 has been released!


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