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by Published on 2023-03-30 04:54 PM

New Amazon Prime Gaming Loot: Get the Big Battle Bear in World of Warcraft
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
We’re teaming up with Amazon Prime Gaming once again for a special offer. For a limited time, Prime Gaming subscribers can obtain a fearsome mount!

Starting today until April 27, 2023 Prime Gaming members can bring their awesomeness to bear when they claim this epic mount.

Not a Prime Gaming member? Click here to activate your account or start a FREE 30-day trial!

Once you claim your offer, log in to World of Warcraft, look for your new mount in the Mounts tab of your Collection (default hotkey SHIFT+P), and ride!

How to Claim Your Rewards

Become a Prime Gaming Member:

  • If you don't already have a Twitch account, create one here.
  • If you don’t already have a Prime account, sign up for a FREE trial.
  • Connect your Twitch account to your Prime account here.

Link Your Blizzard and Twitch Accounts:

  • Log in to your Twitch account.
  • If you don't already have a Blizzard account, create one here.
  • Navigate to the Twitch Connections page in the Settings menu.
  • Locate the Blizzard section and chose your gameplay region.
  • Log in to the Blizzard account you wish to link and click Log in to Blizzard.

Claim Your Prime Gaming Offer:

  • Visit the Prime Gaming Rewards page for World of Warcraft.
  • Log in to your Prime Gaming account and authorize.
  • Verify your linked Blizzard account and click Claim Your Loot.
  • Success! You are ready to redeem your items in-game.

Redeem Your Rewards:

  • Launch the Blizzard desktop app.
  • Log in to your linked Blizzard account.
  • Launch World of Warcraft.
  • Visit a transmog vendor which can be found in any capital city.

Before linking your Twitch and Blizzard accounts, check to see that you’re not logged in to any other Blizzard accounts at the same time in the same browser, as this could cause complications. For the best results, complete the process in "private browsing" or "incognito" mode.

Once you claim a Prime Gaming reward for World of Warcraft, and if you remain an active Prime Gaming member, all future rewards in the campaign will be automatically applied to the same Blizzard account and cannot be transferred. Be sure that your preferred Blizzard account is connected to your Twitch account at the time of enrolling!

Need more info? Click here to visit the Twitch Prime FAQ for more details.

*Offer only available where Twitch Prime is available.

**Prime Gaming items not available in WoW Classic games.
by Published on 2023-03-30 02:12 AM

Illustrious Gemdust - New Method for Collecting Cataclysm Jewelcrafting Designs
New to Dragonflight Patch 10.0.7 is Illustrious Gemdust, a new crafting reagent created by crushing Cataclysm gems. This reagent can then be traded for Illustrious Jewelcrafter's Tokens, which is used to purchase Cataclysm Designs at the local Jewelcrafting NPCs in Orgrimmar and Stormwind.

Players that want to complete their Jewelcrafting Design collection may be interested in this new method, since the alternative way of obtaining enough Illustrious Jewelcrafter's Tokens for all Cataclysm Designs takes 545 days of completing daily quests.

How to Learn Cataclysm Gem Crushing
Cataclysm Crushing can be learned from the Jewelcrafting trainers in Orgrimmar and Stormwind.
/way #85 72.4 34.6 Lugrah
/way #84 63.6 61.6 Theresa Denman

Crushing Cataclysm Gems into Illustrious Gemdust
Crushing gems will award a number of Illustrious Gemdust based on the quality of the gem.

Obtaining Cataclysm Gems
There are several methods for obtaining Cataclysm Gems:

  • Purchase gems from the Auction House
    • It is recommended to purchase thousands of the same uncommon or rare gem, and then /afk crush all of them into Illustrious Gemdust.
    • If you want to speed up the process, you can instead purchase epic gems, although they are currently very expensive and limited on the Auction House.
  • Prospect Cataclysm ores into gems
    • You can mine or purchase Obsidium Ore, Elementium Ore and Pyrite Ore, and prospect them into gems.
    • This is recommended in case the price of uncommon and rare gems is too high, or none are available on the Auction House.
  • Trade your Dragon Soul currency for gems
    • Although not recommended since this method can be slow and inneficient, you can clear Dragon Soul for Motes of Darkness and Essences of Corrupted Deathwing.
    • Dragon Soul can be cleared twice a week, once on LFR and once on Normal or Heroic mode.
    • Alternatively, check all your characters to see if you have any Dragon Soul currency saved up.
    • Speak with Dasnurimi located inside the raid to exchance the currency into Crystalline Geode and Elementium-Coated Geode.

Exchanging Illustrious Gemdust for Illustrious Jewelcrafter's Tokens
To exchange 10 Illustrious Gemdust for 1 Illustrious Jewelcrafter's Token speak with Taryssa Lazuria in Orgrimmar or Farrah Facet in Stormwind.

You can use the following script to quickly exchange 100 Illustrious Gemdust for 10 Illustrious Jewelcrafter's Tokens.
/script local function buy (n,q) for i=1,100 do if n==GetMerchantItemInfo(i) then BuyMerchantItem(i,q) end end end buy ("Illustrious Jewelcrafter's Token", 10)
by Published on 2023-03-30 01:55 AM

Patch 10.0.7 Hotfixes - May 29, 2023
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
  • Druid
    • Fixed an issue causing Ursoc’s Fury to generate an incorrect absorb value.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Fixed an issue that caused the additional Tiger Palm from Awakened Faeline to sometimes not cast while changing facing or moving out of melee range.
  • Paladin
    • Fixed an issue causing some Paladins to fail to obtain their Charger.
  • Priest
    • Shadow
      • Fixed an issue causing Idol of Y’Shaarj to not trigger its Enrage removal effect against creatures affected by Enrage from the Raging Affix in Mythic+ Dungeons.
  • Warlock
    • Affliction
      • Fixed an issue where Soul Flame damage did not match the amount described in the tooltip.

Patch 10.1 PTR - Windwalker Monk Tier Set Changes
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
We will be deploying a hotfix to the 10.1 PTR realms to adjust the Windwalker Monk 4-Set bonus. The new bonus is as follows:

Windwalker Monk:
  • (4) Set Bonus: Fists of Fury deals 25% increased damage to the primary target and increases Shadow and Fire damage you deal to all targets hit by 40% for 15 sec.
    • Developer’s note: This hotfix replaces the existing 10.1 Windwalker Class Set Bonus with a new effect. While we loved the fantasy of granting Windwalkers an additional spirit, we heard your feedback around the resultant lack of control loud and clear and are making this change as a result.
by Published on 2023-03-29 12:46 PM

How to get the Phoenix Wishwing Pet - The Mystery has been Solved
The long-standing mystery for the use of Smoldering Phoenix Ash has finally been solved thanks to the Secret Finding Discord. Completing the following steps will reward you with the Phoenix Wishwing battle pet. Keep in mind that one of the steps involves the Firelands Raid on Timewalking difficulty, so this week is a good week to get this done as the event won't cycle through for quite some time again.

  • Step 1 - Getting the Phoenix Ash Talisman.
    • Acquire 10x Secret Phoenix Ash via Small Pile of Ash locations in Spires of Arak. These have a short respawn time and require level 60 to loot.
      • Confirmed Locations
        • /way #542 42.08 15.86 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 44.00 13.72 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 44.55 23.34 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 45.10 15.00 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 52.06 31.35 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 52.17 49.97 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 52.20 49.82 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 61.90 42.30 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 68.72 44.49 Small Pile of Ash
        • /way #542 68.76 44.50 Small Pile of Ash
    • Acquire 20x Inert Phoenix Ash. These have a low drop rate from Scorching Elemental in Fire Plume Ridge of Un'goro Crater.
    • Acquire 1x Glittering Phoenix Ember from the Firelands Timewalking Raid version of Alysrazor. This is a 100% drop for everyone in the raid, but only drops in Timewalking.
    • Take these three items (10x Secret Phoenix Ash, 20x Inert Phoenix Ash, and 1x Glittering Phoenix Ember) to Zektar in Spires of Arak and trade them for the Phoenix Ash Talisman.
  • Step 2 - Collect 20x Ash Feather.
    • Purchase the Ash Feather Amulet from Griftah at the Obsidian Throne in The Waking Shores.
      • /way #2022 25.59 54.33 Griftah
    • After using the amulet, you will be able to see Ash Feather on the ground periodically and loot them.
  • Step 3 - Collect 15x Smoldering Phoenix Ash.
    • These can be looted from Phoenix mobs around The Dragon Isles and in Dragonflight dungeons such as Neltharus.
  • Step 4 - Getting the Phoenix Wishwing Pet.
by Published on 2023-03-29 02:07 AM

Patch 10.0.7 Hotfixes - March 28, 2023
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
  • Druid
    • Balance
      • Updated the Denizen of the Dream Faerie Dragons to reduce how often they unintentionally engage enemies. They will now enter stealth or invisibility if the caster does, and they now spawn closer to the caster.
      • Starfall damage increased by 13%.
      • Starfall no longer deals damage once when it is first cast.
        • Developers’ note: The above changes address a bug. Starfall deals damage once when initially applied. When it is refreshed, it updates the existing Starfall instead of creating a new instance. Thus, those subsequent Starfall casts do not get the damage of the initial hit. This change removes the initial hit and adds the damage it would deal across all Starfall’s other ticks. As a player, you will notice slightly more delay before Starfall deals damage, but its damage overall will be increased when cast multiple times.
  • Paladin
    • Fixed an issue causing Divine Purpose to sometimes be incorrectly consumed by an Afterimage trigger.
    • Fixed an issue causing Fading Light to sometimes apply an absorb with no value.
  • Priest
    • Holy
      • Fixed a bug causing Symbol of Hope to reduce the cooldown of both Divine Protection and Shield of Vengeance for Retribution Paladins. It will now only reduce the cooldown of Divine Protection.
    • Shadow
      • Addressed an issue causing Mind Blasts queued after a Mind Spike to not properly reduce the cast time of Mind Blast with Mind Melt talented.

Player versus Player
  • Classes
    • Mage
      • Fixed an issue that caused Frozen Orb's duration to be longer or shorter than intended.
    • Priest
      • Shadow
        • Fixed an issue causing Psyfiend to be usable during Dispersion.
    • Warlock
      • Affliction
        • Fixed an issue causing Soul Swap Exhale to bypass spell reflection and spell redirect mechanics. The initial cast of Soul Swap will continue to bypass these effects.

Wrath of the Lich King Classic
  • Classes
    • Summoning companion pets can no longer trigger combat effects.

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