New Character Models: Worgen and Goblins
First introduced in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
, worgen and goblins are getting some long-anticipated improvements to their character models. These updates touch on every aspect of how the worgen and goblins look—from their faces to their animations.
WoW 15th Anniversary Event
This November is the 15th anniversary of World of Warcraft, and we have some special things planned to commemorate the occasion.
Players who log in during the event period will receive an 周年礼物
in the mail, which includes a Lil' Nefarian battle pet, a 庆祝包裹
that increases experience and reputation gains throughout the event, a reusable firework that can be used for the duration of the event, an item that teleports you to the 时光之穴
(usable only during the event), and other in-game goodies.
New Raids: Memories of Azeroth克罗米
has separated the strands of time, allowing you to go back and relive epic raid encounters from Burning Crusade, Wrath of the Lich King, and Cataclysm. Each of these limited-time raids will feature three iconic bosses, and they'll be available as their own wings through the Raid Finder.To enter the raid, you need a minimum item level of 380. Players who complete all three wings will receive the achievement Memories of Fel, Frost and Fire
which grants the Obsidian Worldbreaker, a Black Dragonflight mount inspired by 死亡之翼
Return to Alterac Valley of Olde跑
down your enemies, raze their fortifications, and exchange the tokens you loot from their corpses to summon mighty reinforcements in Korrak's Revenge, a throwback Battleground inspired by the earliest days of 奥特兰克山谷
.Players who participate in Korrak's Revenge and complete the Alterac Valley of Olde
achievement can earn two new mounts: the Stormpike Battle Ram (Alliance) and the Frostwolf Snarler (Horde).
Many new stories and adventures are now available across Azeroth.
The War Campaign Concludes
Tensions continue to rise between Saurfang, Anduin, and the Banshee Queen Sylvanas. Discover the fate of the Horde and Alliance in the final chapter of the War Campaign.
With N'Zoth's imminent emergence, you must seek help from an unlikely ally: the Black Prince, Wrathion. Level 120 players should seek out Magni in the Chamber of Heart to continue the story and discover the Black Dragonflight's whereabouts.
Making it Easier to Party Up with Friends
Introducing Party Sync
Party Sync is a new feature that makes it easier than ever for friends to party up and quest together. When players activate Party Sync, everyone in the party becomes aligned to the same quest state and phase. By mousing over a quest in your tracker, you can see who's on a given quest, what their progress is, and who's ready to turn it in. You'll also have access to a “replay quest” feature that allows players who have already completed certain quests to replay those quests with their friends for rewards that are appropriate to their current level, regardless of the original level of the quest. 任务
s can be replayed for rewards once a day.
Relaxing Level Restrictions
We've also relaxed level restrictions, so lower-level players can queue for instanced content (such as Battlegrounds and dungeons) in their level range, and higher-level players can choose to join them by having their level scaled down. Please note that unlike 时间漫游
, when your level is scaled, you will temporarily lose access to abilities and powers (such as Azerite Traits and over-level spell, abilities, talents, and trinkets' effects) with requirements that exceed your reduced level.
Recruit A Friend Returns
Ready to bring your friends to Azeroth and show them the ropes? Doing so is easier than ever with our revamped Recruit A Friend system! If you have active game time, you'll be able to recruit up to 10 friends—both veterans who haven't been subscribed for over two years and newcomers—to share in your adventures. Enjoy 50% bonus experience for faster leveling when you and your recruit are partied together and summon each other once every 30 minutes.The new Recruit A Friend lets you generate a custom link that you can send to your friends. This link will help you connect with each other, and you'll be able to see if they have purchased game time, which will lead to rewards for you! For each month your recruits have active game time, you'll earn a new reward, such as unique pets, mounts, game time, and more. These rewards unlock each month and scale with the amount of time your recruits have subscribed for. And, of course, with Party Sync you'll be able to journey with your friends on any of your characters.
New Mount: Honeyback Harvester
Stormsong's Beekeepers have discovered a new hive in town. Alliance players can work with Barry to locate the hive and court the favor of the Hivemother in order to earn the Honeyback Harvester mount—and both factions can earn several other bee-themed toys and items.
New Timewalking Raid: Firelands
While Cataclysm Timewalking is active, max-level players will be able to form a raid group and enter the Sulfuron Spire raid. As with previous 时间漫游
), your gear and power are scaled to the challenge, and all the bosses and rewards you expect lie in wait.
that mounts do not benefit from mount equipment in battlegrounds or Arenas and that some do not benefit from mount equipment at all such as the 飞天魔像
Embark on an adventure around Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms to complete the Rite of the Moon and help an old druid bless her Staff of Moonflowers. In return, she will enchant your flower crowns so they never die, and you can transmogrify them year-round!
地精s now wave at 大胖 after casting 呼叫大胖 (Racial).
- 大胖 now waves back at the player and makes a sound when summoned.
- 火箭弹幕 (Racial) now makes sound and the rockets launch from the belt instead of the caster's feet.
- Increased the size of the visual indicating where a player will resurrect after accepting a resurrection during combat.
动物伙伴 (Talent) now reduces extra pet damage by 35% (was 40%).
Glimmer of Light (Azerite Trait) can now be dispelled by abilities that remove 魔法 effects.
- 致盲's debuff is now displayed on enemy nameplates.
- A player that can Reincarnate from Ancestral Protection Totem (Talent) now sees a glowing screen edge and visual effect.
洪水 (Talent) now increases the healing of 治疗波 and 治疗之涌, in addition to 治疗链.
Black Market Auction House
- New enchantment, transmogrifiable gear, and mount listings have been added.
- Unclaimed Black Market Auction House Containers will now fully create the item when open or viewed in any way. No peeking!
- Removed Grimoire of the Four Winds
Items and 奖励s
- Added Glyph of Lavish Servings which allows 法师s to change the appearance of their Mage Table.
- Players who collected Upgraded Dungeon Set pieces can now replace sold or destroyed pieces for 75 暗月奖券s from 巴伦姆 while 暗月马戏团 is active.
- 莱东的瀑流之眼 can now only reduce the cooldown of 眼棱 by up to a maximum of 20 seconds per cast of 眼棱.
- 时间漫游 vendors now restrict their wares to those who can participate in their respective 时间漫游 events.
Player versus Player
New Ancient Artifact: Solar Sphere
A new artifact of power has been discovered in 阿什兰's underground mines—the Solar Sphere. The faction who captures its power will gain 20% haste while controlled.
Many of the NPCs within the Road of Glory have been removed to improve performance. 范加尔
now cost 3,000 神器碎片
s (was 300). 范加尔
now deal increased damage and have a new a melee cleave ability.
The Reinforcement count has been reduced to 150 (was 300). 前线坚韧
now increases health to all melee players and NPCs within the Road of Glory by 100% (was 30%).
The Ancient Artifact now spawns after a player kills the 上古地狱火
rather than randomly spawning on the map. Epic Wintergrasp
- s are no longer affected by movement slowing effects or roots.
- Damage done by 投石车s has been slightly increased.
- The Siege Engine now has increased health.
Mercenaries no longer benefit from the effects of 应征奖励
- Several items created with 库尔提拉斯工程学 now have a minimum level requirement.
电击坐骑激励装置, F.R.I.E.D, Organic Discombobulation Grenade, Thermo-Accelerated Plague Spreader, Unstable Temporal Time Shifter, can now only be used by level 110 or higher characters.
Quests and 世界任务
- 世界任务 and Missions now offer gold or war resources instead of Artifact Power to players who can no longer progress their 艾泽拉斯之心 (level 70).
War Campaign Updates
全部 reputation requirements have been removed from the following War Campaign quests:
Horde:“A Stroll Through a Cemetery,” “追踪海潮贤者,” “前往与世隔绝之地,” “When a Plan Comes Together,” “A Mech for a 地精,” “救出艾什凡,” and “.”
- Alliance:“削弱部落,” “下一个目标,” “被拦截的命令” “消灭舰队,” “敏感情报,” “深渊节杖,” and “祖达萨沦陷.”
Players are no longer required to level a 纳沙塔尔
companion to level 3 to access the War Campaign quest “
- Auction House purchases over 50,000 gold now require players to confirm the purchase in a dialogue box.
- Player characters can now be displayed in the Mount Journal preview. This can be toggled on or off with the “Show Character” option in the viewport window.
- Class color and faction icon now displays in the Character Select screen.
- The System Menu button now always appears in the Character Select screen.
- Players can now toggle between the map of a quest's final destination and its initial start point by clicking on the arrow icon next to it in the 地图 & 任务 log
- Community chat improvements.
- Fixed a bug that required users to log in twice before accessing the app.
亡鳍蝌蚪 now correctly grants a rare quality pet.
- Abilities or passives that allow players to survive fatal blows (e.g. Rogues' Cheat Death) no longer trigger prematurely if the target has 牺牲祝福.
- Blood Death Knights' Dancing Rune Weapon should now always mirror the caster's melee attacks.
- Discipline and Holy Priests' Divine Star (Talent) should no longer hit targets through walls.
- 增强萨满祭司 are now refunded 80% of the 漩涡值 resource cost when Storm Strike misses or parries.
- Frost Mages' Frozen Orb's trajectory now slows down when it deals damage rather than when it collides into an enemy or destructible unit.
Developers' note: This quality of life change should make this spell more reliably deal damage against large raid bosses, such as Blackwater Behemoth or 艾萨拉之辉.
Affliction Warlocks' Phantom Singularity (Talent) can now critically strike the primary target. 术士
s who are interrupted while casting a Fire school spell or 混乱之箭
with an imp pet active can again use Command Demon to force their imp to use 烧灼驱魔
while locked out from spell casting. Dungeons and Raids
Followers and NPCs
- Abyssal Commander Sivara
Frost and Toxic Javelins have been renamed to Frost Bolt and Toxic Bolt as intended.
- The prices for consumables crafted from have been reduced.
- 纳沙塔尔 followers can again respawn if a player is in stealth when they are killed.
- 疯狂的穴居人 should now always attack players covered in the correct paint color.
- 全部 interrupts should stop 海床堡礁行者 from completing a 增生珊瑚 cast.
- 鲑鱼吞食者 no longer can fly to attack airborne players.
- Enemies and their corpses no longer prevent players from gathering the 能量电池s or 备用零件 underneath them.
- The chicken critters loitering in front of 铁炉堡 can again be slaughtered.
- 图纸：算法重制的打孔卡 now correctly indicates it only creates Yellow Punchcards.
- Characters now announce if they've placed down a 战斗药锅, 大号战斗药锅, 灵魂药锅, 秘法药锅, or a 强效秘法药锅.
- Meera's Jukebox no longer generates threat.
- 纳沙塔尔 follower reputation items now grant reputation above Rank 8 when used.
- Players can link mount equipment that they have equipped.
Player versus Player
- 库亚冯 can again fly inside Garrisons.
Fixed an issue that caused 镜子护符's effects to carry over into PvP combat.
- 维克雷斯夫人's Music Box should no longer damage stealthed enemy players.
- Players can again receive credit for “崩裂的时光之路” after completing a 时间漫游 dungeon.
- 奖励s from the can again be opened through in-game mail.
- A warning now displays that activating the device in “马蒂瓦斯的实验室” will initiate a weekly lockout.
- Players can again interact with the 灵魂收割器 in “负隅顽抗.”
- NPCs no longer phase during “Breaking the Food Chain.”
- The requirements for “Becoming a Friend” are now clearer.
- Players can again collect all the and Muck creepers necessary for “.”
- Players no longer become stuck in combat when using during “第二次工作机会.”
- Players can again “” with The Friendship Net without causing them to despawn.
- Enemies defeated during “Off-the-Books-Brawlin'” again drop loot.
- 艾拉兹敏王子 now properly awards credit to players who complete “欢迎来到抵抗军.”
- “我们的直达线” no longer offers an indestructible 加密的黑市电台.
- “飓风营救” now correctly grants credit only to the player that catches a mechagnome.
- 顾问柯佳恩 should now always be present during “Silence the Advisor.”
- Corroded Sentries now correctly grant credit toward “久经沙场.”
- Sharing “First Charge is Free!” no longer sometimes causes players to be unable to complete the quest.
- The Cooking Pot required for “复仇 is 美味” now correctly requires 1 Outland Cooking to use.
- All Sandclaw Crabs are again valid targets for the Friendship Net during “.”
- Players can again complete “把它们冲出去” while on “利刃扭转.”
- Players who leave “小洛快跑” before completing it are no longer swarmed by enemies.
- The quest item 塔兰吉的魔精 is now correctly removed from a character's inventory when leaving the active area during “Don't Stalk Me, 巨魔.”
- Certain Prismatic Crystals in 纳沙塔尔 are now easier to interact with.
- Fixed an issue that prevented players from seeing the 女妖's 嚎叫 in 赞达拉港.
- A hole in the Imperial Gardens has been covered up.
- Players should no longer get stuck while exploring Chitterspine Caverns.
- Fixed an issue that caused chunks of terrain to disappear in Northrend.
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