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by Published on 2021-02-08 08:04 PM

Blizzard 30th Anniversary - Welcome Home Cinematic
Blizzard is celebrating their 30th Anniversary today!



Love is in the Air 2021
This year, Love is in the Air will run from February 8th through the 22nd. This event was based around Valentine’s Day, giving players a chance to give and receive gifts throughout Azeroth.


New in 2021
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
We intend for the Big Love Rocket to drop in boxes available to players at level 50 and higher.

We’ll get this setting fixed as quickly as we can.



The setting was fixed for all live realms late yesterday, about 12 hours before the event went live in this region.

New in 2019


Lovely Charm Collection
To start collecting Lovely Charms, players must purchase a Lovely Charm Collector's Kit from Kwee Q. Peddlefeet. With it in their inventory, players will be rewarded with Lovely Charms whenever they fight enemies which would grant XP or Honor.


The Event Boss: Apothecary Hummel
You can queue through the dungeon finder to kill Apothecary Hummel, who drops a Heart-Shaped Box or Heart-Shaped Carton (depending on your level) for the first kill of the day - this can contain:


Apothecary Hummel also drops a random neck piece from the following list:

Upon killing Apothecary Hummel for the first time you will also be awarded a Faded Lovely Greeting Card, which will begin the quest Something is in the Air (and it Ain’t Love).


Quests
In Orgrimmar and Stormwind you will find the Love is in the Air areas, where a Junior Detective will be waiting for you with the introduction quest Uncommon Scents. Completion will unlock a quest chain which includes:


Gift to Faction Leaders
The Faction Leader daily quests are repeatable quests that require players to turn in a Lovely Charm Bracelet to the leader of their choice. The rewards will always be 5 Love Token and a Lovely Card, which increases stats based on the faction leader.

Horde

Alliance


Daily Quests


Rewards
Love is in the Air rewards can be purchased at a Lovely Merchant in major cities, in exchange for Love Token.

Mounts

Toys

Pets

Transmog and Love is in the Air Set

Heirloom

Miscellaneous


Achievements
The following achievements are able to be earned during the event. Everything under the Fool For Love category is needed as part of the meta for What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been, which awards Reins of the Violet Proto-Drake when completed.

Name Side Reward
Fool For Love Complete the Love is in the Air achievements listed below.
Title Reward: <Name> the Love Fool
Be Mine! Eat the eight "Bag of Candies" heart candies listed below.
Beacon of Love Have 25 Love Rays active on you simultaneously.
Charming Create 12 Lovely Charm Bracelets.
Dangerous Love Assist the Steamwheedle Cartel in stopping the sinister Crown Chemical Co. plot.
Fistful of Love Use a Handful of Rose Petals on each of the race/class combinations listed below.
Flirt With Disaster Get completely smashed, put on your best perfume, throw a handful of rose petals on Sraaz and then kiss him. You'll regret it in the morning.
Alliance
Flirt With Disaster Get completely smashed, put on your best perfume, throw a handful of rose petals on Jeremiah Payson and then kiss him. You'll regret it in the morn...
Horde
I Pitied The Fool Pity the Love Fool in the locations specified below.
It Might Just Save Your Life Unleash the power of love contained within a holiday necklace.
Lonely? Enjoy a Buttermilk Delight with someone in Dalaran at a Romantic Picnic during the Love is in the Air celebration.
Love Magnet Have 10 Love Rays active on you simultaneously.
Lovely Luck Is On Your Side Open a Lovely Dress Box and receive a Lovely Black Dress.
My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose Obtain a Bouquet of Red or Ebon Roses during the Love is in the Air celebration.
Nation of Adoration Complete the Lovely Charm Bracelet daily quest for each Alliance capital.
Alliance
Nation of Adoration Complete the Lovely Charm Bracelet daily quest for each Horde capital.
Horde
Perma-Peddle Obtain a permanent Peddlefeet pet by procuring a Truesilver Shafted Arrow.
Shafted! Shoot 10 players with the Silver Shafted Arrow.
Sweet Tooth Sample the Love is in the Air candies listed below.
The Rocket's Pink Glare Shoot off 10 Love Rockets in 20 seconds or less.
They Really Love Me! Have 50 Love Rays active on you simultaneously.
Tough Love Defeat the trio of Crown Chemical Co. apothecaries in Shadowfang Keep.
by Published on 2021-02-06 06:02 PM

Mythic Dungeon International 2021 - Cup 2
Mythic Dungeon International 2021 Cup 2 has started! Watch top teams from around the world fight for their share of the weekly $20,000 prize pool, and points used to advance to the MDI Season 1 Global Finals.

by Published on 2021-02-06 02:46 AM

Patch 9.0.2 Hotfixes - February 5, 2021
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Classes
  • Paladin (Forums / Skills / Talent Calculator)
    • Concentration Aura no longer incorrectly reduces the duration of Death Knight’s Anti-Magic Shell.

Covenants
  • Night Fae
    • Fixed an issue wherein Niya's Tools: Burrs (Soulbind) would trigger off spells and abilities that don't deal damage.
    • Fixed an issue wherein Niya's Tools: Burrs (Soulbind) would trigger on more than one target.
  • Venthyr
    • Available “Mirror Maker of the Master” sidequests in the Ember Ward now appear on the map for venthyr players that did not complete the questline while leveling.

Dungeons and Raids
  • Halls of Atonement
    • Improved the visibility of Depraved Houndmaster’s Loyal Beasts ability.
  • Spires of Ascension
    • The kyrian that takes players back to the entrance platform now only spawns after Kin-Tara has been engaged.

Quests
  • Characters that used the Faction Change service after completing the quest "Shadowlands: A Chilling Summons" should now see the Death Gate to Acherus and be able to continue the questline.
by Published on 2021-02-05 06:05 PM

Increased Anima Rewards from Dungeons and Raid Bosses
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
With the next weekly reset (Tuesday, February 9 in this region) the amount of Anima dropped by Mythic Keystone Dungeons and Raid bosses will increase. Specifically:

  • Completing a Mythic Keystone at +7 to 9 will now award 2 Rare Anima items.
  • Completing a Mythic Keystone at +10 and higher will now awards 3 Rare Anima items.
  • The first 8 bosses in Castle Nathria will now drop 3 Anima items.
  • Stone Generals and Sire Denathrius will now drop 5 Anima items.

Thank you for all of your feedback on this!
by Published on 2021-02-05 03:16 PM

Lunar Festival 2021
The Lunar Festival is live from today until February 19th!

New in 2020
  • Complete the Lunar Preservation quest to be able to transmog the flower crown cosmetics all year round!


Toys



Heirlooms


Pets
You can purchase the pets at Valadar Starsong in Moonglade.



Flower Crowns
You can purchase the Flower Crowns at Valadar Starsong in Moonglade.



Dress and Suit Transmog
You can purchase these items from Valadar Starsong in Moonglade.



Dragon Costumes
You can purchase the Dragon Costume toys at Fariel Starsong in Moonglade.


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