2013 Love is in the Air (February 10 - February 23) Guide
love is in the air
in the World of Warcraft: sweet flowers, perfume, and sharing gifts with loved ones! But, what's this? A sinister plot is afoot involving some shady goblin newcomers to the seasonal market--the Crown Chemical Company! It's up to us to help save Azeroth from their chemically altered goods all while spreading love and appreciation to our faction leaders and fellow players!
Love is in the Air
and ends on
. This holiday can be celebrated by the Horde in
and the Alliance in
. Seasonal decorations such as wreaths, candles and ribbons can be found in all major cities and at most zone inns. Players will also find
s, who sell seasonal gifts and goodies.
This year, there are updated ilvl 480 epic amulets for defeating
, as well as battle pet abilities for
Click the cut to read the full guide!
5.2 PTR - Build 16562 - Tier 15 Raid Drops, 3D Weapon Models, and More
Tonight's patch added hundreds of Tier 15 raid items, gorgeous models for all raid weapons, and a few minor spell changes! In addition, achievements for Ra-den, the new heroic-only boss, have been added:
Check out the latest additions!
Tier 15 Weapons: 3D Weapon Models
We've shown the colorations for ilvl 535 heroic weapons below--models have been added for LFR, Normal, and Heroic Tier 15 weapons. Click on the images to view them in our 3D Model Viewer--these weapons have amazing details that can only be seen by rotating them fully, as well as distinctive animations! You can also try out all of their animations on all character races.
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News Round Up: Initial Isle of Thunder Stage, Tier 14 Nerfs, Ghostcrawler on Class Balance
In today's news round up, we cover the initial phasing stage of
, a new daily hub in Patch 5.2 that has many content features and lore developments.
Blizzard's posting frenzy continues as well with potential 5.2 class changes as well as explanations on why the Tier 14 raids are nerfed by 10% and Tier 15 LFR gear is ilvl 502.
Isle of the Thunder King: Stage 0
As stated yesterday,
Blizzard is testing different phases of the Isle of Thunder
every few days for the month of February on the PTR. It's important to test every phasing stage as each one has a cool addition like the
These past few days, Stage 0 has been available for testing. Here's what players can experience:
have set up base on warships near the island. They have not yet landed and constructed the bases play
News Round Up: WoW at 9.6 Million Subscribers, Currency Conversions, PTR Testing
Activision Blizzard earnings call
it was revealed that World of Warcraft lost its initial burst of subscribers from Mists of Pandaria, coming down to 9.6 million. Last year WoW lost
a lot of subscribers
and was at 9.1 million right before WoW's expansion came out:
, and finally
100k subscribers last February
This is still an increase from where things were before MoP launched, but we'll have to see if the more frequent pace of these patches improves subscribers furthe
Warlock Green Fire Preview
The much-anticipated Green Fire questline for
s is now testable on the 5.2 PTR. We've got a walkthrough of the quest series, transcriptions of lore events, a video of the final boss, and most importantly...the green fire!
Green Fire Spell Effects Video
completed the challenging quest series yesterday and made a video of all the transformed abilities!
The following abilities can be colored green with
. Speaking to Jubeka in Shadowmoon Valley can restore these spells to their normal color.
5.2 PTR: New Reputations and Rewards Preview
There are three new factions in Patch 5.2:
. Here's an overview of their different types of reputation rewards:
After the Dalaran fallout in 5.1, these two new factions led by Jaina Proudmoore and Lor'themar Theron respectively are investigating the new island both to help the Pandaren and profit for their own political gain--check out our
5.2 Audio Spoilers
for more details. You can also check out some of the daily quests
were initially not intended
to have Valor Point rewards, but since 5.2 was a very raid-heavy patch, epic rewards costing
are being added to be palatable for non-raiders.
From Zarhym: "These rewards are ilevel 496 and will only accommodate a few slots, as they aren’t intended to be very attractive to raiders (including those running LFR),
Updated 5.2 PTR Patch Notes -- February 11
latest PTR build
, the 5.2 PTR Patch Notes have once again been updated.
(Edit: there were some minor changes from the February 11th notes which we've added in here.)
Here are the highlights:
When Patch 5.2 goes live, all players who have defeated Will of the Emperor, Grand Empress Shek’zeer, and/or Sha of Fear on Normal difficulty prior to the release of Patch 5.2 will receive a Feat of Strength to mark their accomplishments, such as
. This is in addition to players defeating these bosses on Heroic difficulty receiving achievements like
Throne of Thunder loot drops are now available for testing in Raid Finder, Normal, and Heroic difficulty, with puchasable normal-mode Tier 15 gear.
The Tier 15 vendor is by Niuzao Temple.
faction gear vendors are now on the PTR.
On Normal and Heroic mode,
zone-wide auras have been activated in
reducing the health and damage of all enemies therein by 10%.
5.2 PTR - Build 16539 - Reputation Rewards, Normal-Mode Feats of Strength, Tier Armor
Today's build has many 5.2 reputation rewards including mounts, some Feats of Strength for defeating bosses on Normal difficulty before 5.2, and a bunch of Tier 15 armor tokens!
Check out the latest additions!
Many reputation items for the other two new factions (
) were added in this patch:
Hitting Exalted with the new factions rewards you with a special Direhorn mount.
New Tabards requring Exalted with the new factions:
These items let you port back to your home base on the new Isle of the Thunder King:
At Honored, you will be able to purchase ilvl 476 belts:
All Tier 15 class epics were added in this patch. Check out our list of Tier 15
5.2 PTR: Single-Player Loot-Grabbing Scenario, Ghostcrawler on PvP
We've got a more current preview of this scenario
, now with harmful NPCs and traps present!
5.2 Single-Player Loot-Grabbing Scenario
On Blizzard's recent
Patch 5.2 Preview
page, they describe a "single-player loot-grabbing scenario," otherwise known as the
. This was recently viewable in a rough state on the PTR, and while we queued up and tested it out, we weren't quite sure what its purpose was until Blizzard's announcement!
It appears that
is the zone for the single-player scenario and the steps are as follows:
Stage 1 – Speak to Taoshi
You will only have a limited amount of time to gather as much treasure as you can. Speak to Taoshi when you're ready to begin.
Final Stage – Reach the Exit
Grab as much treasure as you can and reach the exit before the timer expires.
To access the
, your server must have unlocked part of the
Season 13 PvP Gear: 3D Models, Set Bonuses, Items
All Season 13 gear is now purchasable for free on the 5.2 PTR and we've got all of the items in our database! We've made a preview of all the new sets including their 3D models, updated set bonuses, and links to all items organized by type.
As we've noted before, there are different colors for ilvl 493 Alliance and Horde sets, as well as an ilvl 512 Elite set. In contrast to past seasons, S13 Elite armor can be purchased without rating--but only after you've accumulated 27,000
To learn more about 5.2 items, check out our preview of
Season 13 Weapons
Tier 15 Itemsets
Note: Sets currently have bugged pants. Check out the full set
5.2 PTR: Blacksmithing Leveling Revamp, Megaera Video
In today's news round up, we found some big changes to blacksmithing on the 5.2 PTR! Blizzard is also conducting a ton of raid testing this week, for which we have a preview video, and launched a
Patch 5.2 Under Development
site that has information on the new raid, world bosses, factions, and PvP changes.
New Blacksmithing Training Projects
If leveling Blacksmithing always seemed daunting, 5.2 should make this a bit easier. There is a series of new
that should get you from 1 to 500--no more flying around Azeroth for
This reminds us of the Pandaria leveling recipes added to
at the start of Mists of Pandaria, which allowed players to level up cooking mostly from vendor materials and cut out the need for old-world reagent farming. So far, no other professions appear to have received a similar revamp on the PTR.
These training projects, such as
, can be learnt by players level 85 or higher, from Pandaria trainers in
. Upon learning the skill, they w
5.2 PTR: Season 13 Weapons, Faction-Specific 3D Models
There are now PvP vendors on the
latest PTR build
who sell all Season 13 gear for free in your Pandaria capital city. This includes Season 13 weapons, which we haven't previewed before!
The Season 13 weapons are ilvl 493 and have unique colors for both factions. Right now, only the Alliance vendor sells weapons, but if you change factions, you'll get the Horde equivalent. There are also additional datamined ilvl 513 elite weapons (purchasable after accumulating 27,000
) with recolored models.
Many weapons follow blue and red color schemes, but some also have specific details that make them match certain
Season 13 armor sets
. We've included screenshots of these complete outfits after the cut, as well as provided 3D models of all the new Season 13 weapons. (Note: several S13 weapons do not have new models yet--we've included them just for completion.)
Click on the images to view them in our 3D Modelviewer!
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