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by Published on 2020-06-23 02:55 PM

Preserved Contaminants - June 23rd, 2020 (NA) / June 24th, 2020 (EU)
New Preserved Contaminants are now available for purchase from MOTHER in the Chamber of Heart. These items will be available for purchase until late June 26th (27th in EU).



Preserved Contaminants - Available on June 26th (NA) / June 27th (EU)

Choosing Your Corruption
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Choosing Your Corruption

In addition to any unlocked Essences, MOTHER will now also offer several new Preserved Contaminants, which allow for a specific Corruption effect (and the associated Corruption penalty) to be applied to a selected item. The inventory of available Preserved Contaminants will change twice each week, mirroring the Assault cadence, and will cycle through all available Corruption effects at various levels of potency.

You can use a Preserved Contaminant to apply the Corruption you purchased to any uncorrupted item that can be Corrupted, much like an enchant.

Hotfixes: June 22, 2020
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
WoW Classic
  • The combat log range has been increased for players who are inside dungeons and raids.
    • Developers' notes: This was originally planned for the next patch (1.13.5), but we wanted to gain its benefits in the live game as soon as possible. The combat log range in the open world remains restricted to prevent a larger radius of stealth detection than existed in original WoW.
by Published on 2020-06-22 06:12 PM

Overwolf buys CurseForge assets from Twitch
Overwolf has announced the acquisition of CurseForge community and products from Twitch. CurseForge will stay exactly the same as it is right now, however the mod manager will be removed from the Twitch client and will become a dedicated desktop app for PC and Mac. You can read the full announcement here.
What will this mean for gamers?

CurseForge will transition out of the Twitch client and into a new dedicated desktop app on Overwolf. A dedicated CurseForge team of engineers inside Overwolf will be in charge of continuously improving the Curseforge app to be the best mod manager out there. We’re getting all the code from Twitch, so we’ll start with everything as is, and then gradually add new features and tools like global search and smart sync, based on the needs and interests of the community.


The new dedicated CurseForge app

So is CurseForge going away?

Definitely not. CurseForge will remain a standalone brand, within the Overwolf family of apps. The Curseforge.com website will stay exactly the same, and the mod manager will leave the Twitch client and become a dedicated CurseForge app for PC and Mac.

Will the new CurseForge app include ads?

Yes, with an opt-out. We want to make modding a legit profession, and we want to find ways for modders to make a living. With 70–80% of ad revenue going to creators and distributed based on mod usage, we want to look into incorporating in-app ads in a way that is not intrusive. You might remember the ads on the old Curse client, before the Twitch acquisition, so we’re thinking about iterating on that experience. But, in parallel — for those who do not wish to support creators, we’re thinking about ways of opting out. Clearly, subscription will be one of these options, but we’re also thinking about an opt-out without payment. Eventually, as we’ve seen with gaming apps, we believe non-intrusive in-app ads will support mod authors and help them invest more time and effort in their creations. That said — you’ll never see an ad in-game, just in-app. You’re definitely not going to see any ads inside WoW addons or anything wonky like that.

What will happen to my connected accounts and mod lists?

We’re working with Twitch to ensure a smooth transition. Once Twitch is able to transfer a user’s account in accordance with its privacy protection practices (GDPR etc.), the account should see no change and maintain its mod list/mod packs. Learn more about how Twitch and Overwolf are protecting the privacy of your CurseForge account here: http://curseforge.overwolf.com/privacy

How will I upload and manage my mods?

The mod author dashboard will initially remain as-is, so uploading new mod updates and managing your mods will remain completely unaffected. We plan to buff it in the future.
by Published on 2020-06-22 03:16 PM

Shadowlands Alpha - Runeforge Legendary Abilities
We've datamined new Runeforge Legendary Abilities in Shadowlands Alpha Build 34821. These new abilities include spell effects from Torghast Anima Powers, Azerite Armor Traits, Legion Artifact Traits, Legion Legendaries and Tier Set Bonuses. Please note that these spells might not be final, everything shown here is subject to change.
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Death Knight (Blood, Frost, Unholy)
  • Superstrain Your Frost Fever, Blood Plague, and Virulent Plague also apply the other two diseases.
  • Phearomones You and your minions gain 10% Haste while you are inside your Death and Decay and enemies damaged by your Death and Decay have a chance to cower in place for 3 sec.
  • Death's Embrace Increases the duration of Anti-Magic Shell by 100% and any damage it absorbs heals you.
  • Grip of the Everlasting For 3 sec after casting Death Grip, you may cast the spell a second time without regard for its cooldown.

Death Knight (Blood)
  • Bryndaor's Might Death Strike refunds 15% of Runic Power spent if it heals you for more than 10% of your maximum health.
  • Crimson Rune Weapon When a charge of Bone Shield is consumed, the cooldown of Dancing Rune Weapon is reduced by 30 sec. Additionally, when Dancing Rune Weapon fades, your Rune regeneration rate is increased by 40% for 10 sec.
  • Gorefiend's Domination Heart Strike reduces the remaining cooldown on Vampiric Blood by 2 seconds.
  • Vampiric Aura Your Vampiric Blood ability also affects all party members for 50% of the effect it has on you.

Death Knight (Frost)
  • Koltira's Favor Obliterate deals 10% increased damage and has a 15% chance to refund 2 runes.
  • Biting Cold Remorseless Winter damage is increased byy 15%. The first time Remorseless Winter deals damage to 3 different enemies, you gain Rime.
  • Absolute Zero Frostwyrm's Fury has 50% reduced cooldown and Freezes all enemies hit for 3 sec.

Death Knight (Unholy)
  • Reanimated Shambler Your attacks have a chance to summon a Super Zombie that shambles forward and explodes, dealing [ 124% of Attack Power ] Shadow damage and applying a Festering Wound to 8 nearby enemies.
  • Frenzied Monstrosity Dark Transformation also increases the attack speed and damage of you and your Monstrosity by 20%.
  • Death's Certainty Death Strike and Death Coil deal 10% increased damage and reduce the remaining cooldown of Death and Decay by 2.0 sec.
  • Deadliest Coil Reduces the Runic Power cost of Death Coil by 10 and Death Coil increases the duration of Dark Transformation by 2 sec.

Mage (Arcane, Fire, Frost)
  • Expanded Potential Your Fireball, Frostbolt and Arcane Blast have a chance to give you Expanded Potential, which causes your next Hot Streak, Brain Freeze or Clearcasting to not be consumed.
  • Disciplinary Command Casting a Frost, Fire and Arcane spell within 10 sec of each other increases your Critical Strike damage of all your spells by 10%. This effect can only occur once every 30 sec.
  • Grisly Icicle Your Frost, Fire, and Arcane damage against enemies affected by Frost Nova is increased by 10% and no longer breaks it.
  • Triune Ward Casting any Barrier spell grants the effects of Blazing Barrier, Ice Barrier, and Prismatic Barrier. Each absorb shield has 40% effectiveness.

Mage (Frost)
  • Slick Ice While Icy Veins is active, each Frostbolt you cast reduces the cast time of Frostbolt by 5%, stacking up to 10 times.
  • Cold Front Casting 15 Frostbolts or Flurries calls down a Frozen Orb on your target. Hitting an enemy player counts as double.
  • Freezing Winds While Frozen Orb is active, you gain Fingers of Frost every 5 sec. While Frozen Orb is not active, each Frostbolt reduces the cooldown of Frozen Orb by 2.5 sec.
  • Glacial Fragments Ice Lance has a 15% chance to explode into shards of ice when it hits a target, dealing [ 40% of Spell Power ] Frost damage to up to 5 enemies near your target. This chance is increased to 50% if your target is standing in a Blizzard.

Mage (Arcane)
  • Temporal Warp While you have Temporal Displacement or other similar effects, you may use Time Warp at a reduced effectiveness, granting [ 15 + 25% of Spell Power ]% Haste for 20 sec.
  • (Main Hand Weapon only) Arcane Infinity Increases the damage done by Arcane Missiles by 10%. Each time Arcane Missiles hits an enemy, the damage of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 2%. This effect stacks.
  • Arcane Bombardment Arcane Barrage deals an additional 40% damage against targets below 35% health.
  • Siphon Storm Evocation grants 2 Arcane Charges, and while channeling Evocation, your Intellect is increased by 2% every 1 sec. Lasts 30 sec.

Mage (Fire)
  • Fevered Incantation Each consecutive critical strike you deal increases critical strike damage you deal by 2%.
  • Firestorm When Hot Streak activates, you have a low chance to cause all Pyroblasts and Flamestrikes to have no cast time and be guaranteed critical strikes for 5 sec.
  • Molten Skyfall Casting 30 Fireballs or Pyroblasts calls down a Meteor on your target. Hitting an enemy player counts as double.
  • Sun King's Blessing After consuming 6 Hot Streaks, your next non-instant Pyroblast cast within 15 sec grants you Combustion for 6 sec.

Warrior (Arms, Fury, Protection)
  • Leaper Heroic Leap gains 2 additional charges.
  • Misshapen Mirror Spell Reflection lasts 200% longer, and applies to your party.
  • Signet of Tormented Kings Activating Bladestorm, Recklessness, or Avatar randomly casts one of the other two abilities.

Warrior (Arms)
  • Battlelord Your Slam has a 30% chance to reset the cooldown of Mortal Strike.

Warrior (Protection)
  • Thunderlord Each enemy you hit with Thunder Clap reduces the remaining cooldown on Demoralizing Shout by 3 sec.
  • The Wall Shield Slam generates an additional 2 Rage and reduces the remaining cooldown of Shield Wall by 4 sec.

by Published on 2020-06-21 04:55 PM

The Hero of Numbani - New Overwatch Story

Midsummer Fire Festival 2020
Midsummer Fire Festival is live once again and runs June 21st through July 5th.


Level Type Name Model Viewer
425Back Icebound Cloak
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425Back Shroud of Winter's Chill
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425Back The Frost Lord's Battle Shroud
 Modelviewer
425Back The Frost Lord's War Cloak
 Modelviewer
425Back Cloak of the Frigid Winds
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There's nothing new in 2020, but here's a quick recap of everything new from last year:



Now is also a great time to take advantage of the hour-long 10% experience buff from Ribbon Dance. Visit any Midsummer Festival tent and /dance around the poll to acquire the buff.
by Published on 2020-06-20 03:01 AM

Preserved Contaminants Available For Purchase - June 19th, 2020
New Preserved Contaminants are now available for purchase from MOTHER in the Chamber of Heart. These items will be available for purchase until the weekly reset.

Available in this Rotation


Next Rotation for Preserved Contaminants - June 23rd, 2020
These Preserved Contaminants will be available next week when the rotation changes on Tuesday June 23rd (NA) / Wednesday June 24th (EU).

Available in the next Rotation


Choosing Your Corruption
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Choosing Your Corruption

In addition to any unlocked Essences, MOTHER will now also offer several new Preserved Contaminants, which allow for a specific Corruption effect (and the associated Corruption penalty) to be applied to a selected item. The inventory of available Preserved Contaminants will change twice each week, mirroring the Assault cadence, and will cycle through all available Corruption effects at various levels of potency.

You can use a Preserved Contaminant to apply the Corruption you purchased to any uncorrupted item that can be Corrupted, much like an enchant.

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