Patch 6.2 Hotfixes for Week of August 3rd - 7th
The first round of Patch 6.2 hotfixes for the week of August 3rd are up.
is a bit easier to counter, and the bonus roll loot tables for
on LFR difficulty are no longer swapped.
The second round of hotfixes includes a buff to the legendary tanking ring
You can also visit a database page, such as
, to see what other recent hotfixes that particular data has received.
Wowhead To Interview Ion Hazzikostas, Legendary Naval Mission Guide
Legendary Naval Missions Guide
Following the success of the
Warlords of Draenor Shipyard Guide
, we've made an in-depth guide to
completing naval missions for the legendary questline
This guide explains how to maximize success on each mission, extra requirements like rep grinding for blueprints, information on which equipment you need, and provides sample ship/ability setups for all missions.
Check out our guide to Legendary Naval Missions
as well as our
Patch 6.2 Survival Guide
for information on other patch content.
Wowhead Interview with Ion Hazzikostas
Wowhead Weekly is interviewing Lead Game Designer Ion Hazzikostas this weekend. Perc and Panser will be asking questions about the latest patch, as well as seeking clarifications on any topics from the
6.2 Developer Q&A
. If you have any questions you'd like to have asked, please leave your suggestions in the comments!
6.2 Guides: Garrison Shipyard and Halls of Blood Bosses in Hellfire Citadel
Wowhead's 6.2 guides continue with more Hellfire Citadel guides and everything you need to know about the Garrison Shipyard. Check out our recent
Tanaan Jungle Guide
, whose video was featured in the Battle.net Client, as well as our
Draenor Pathfinder Flying Guide
The Shipyard is a major new Garrison feature, so who better to write a guide for it than Tritox, the author of the definitive
Warlords of Draenor Followers Guide
Warlords of Draenor Shipyard Guide
has everything you need to know about the Shipyard in one place--unlocking the Shipyard, how ships work, how to send them on Naval Missions, achievements, and more! You'll learn how to get the
battle pet, attach
to your ship, and farm up all the Oil you need.
Click here to read the Garrison Shipyard Guide!
Hellfire Citadel Guides
Strategy guides for the Halls of Blood bosses in Hellfire Citadel are up! These provide a summary of the encounter, tips for all specs, screenshots of all the harmful abilities, an explanation of all the abilities, and tips on how to deal with tricky trash. These are written by
who has provided all of the dungeon, Highmaul, and Foundry guides for the site.
Gorefiend Strategy Guide
Hellfire High Council Strategy Guide
Kilrogg Deadeye Strategy Guide
Check out our past Hellfire Citadel Guides:
Hellfire Citadel Raid Overview
Hellfire Assault Strategy Guide
Iron Reaver Strategy Guide
Kormork Strategy Guide
If you want basic loot and ability lists for the remaining bosses, check out our
zone page that has links to all the bosses in the database.
Blizzard's Patch 6.2 Shipyard Preview
Flying is on everyone's minds, but Blizzard has also released a preview of the Shipyard coming in Patch 6.2.
You will need the shipyard to unlock Tanaan Jungle.
Ships are similar to followers in that you can send them out on missions (
for Ships), but they can be destroyed on failed missions and are much easier to level back up (no ilvls or levels required).
You can customize your Ships, and even rename them! Cool abilities include
There are five types of ships--Destroyer, Submarine, Carrier, Battleship, and Transport. These all counter a specific threat. Ships also come with
You'll want to complete Naval Missions because some legendary missions require the Shipyard, there are new heirloom rings from Naval Missions, and Hellfire Citadel cache missions.
Downtime Tuesday #16, Rare Naval Missions, No Mythic Gear on PTR BMAH, PTR Raid Testing
Downtime Tuesday Episode 16 with
covers the recent banwave, tons of adorable 6.2 pets, the high res Orgrim image from the
movie, and more!
Keep reading for a look at interesting Naval Missions on the PTR as well as BMAH changes!
Wowhead Weekly #35, Naval Mission Calculator Live, Archimonde Spoilers, Collecting Draenor Mounts
Wowhead Weekly has even more 6.2 news, including legendary ring concerns and
changes. They also cover the recent
going on sale and the
on the subscriber loss.
We love answering questions, so leave any you'd like us to answer on the next show in the comments section! Read on for show notes, information on our Naval Mission Calculator, 6.2 Archimonde spoilers, and a blue post on collecting mounts.
Downtime Tuesday #15, Blue Tweets, 6.2 Shipyard Missions and Abilities Database Live, Warcraft Icons
Downtime Tuesday Episode 15 with
takes a look at the recent subscriber drop, Leeroy Jenkins' anniversary, and a ton of mounts including the
Continue reading for show notes, information on our updated Shipyard databases, blue tweets, and some more high resolution WoW icons!
6.2 PTR: How Ships Work - Types of Ships, Crew and Equipment Abilities, Naval Missions
last previewed the Garrison Shipyard on the 6.2 PTR
, Blizzard has added many more details on ships--how to build them, their abilities, and how to send them on missions.
This 6.2 PTR preview covers all the different types of ships, their crews with unique racial bonuses, how Ship abilities work, and what the Naval Mission UI looks like. As your ships can get destroyed if you fail missions, you want to make sure you understand the basics before your fleet sinks!
Friday Update Arcade, Marketing Survey with $1000 in Gift Cards, Garrison Ship UI and 3D Models
We have additional Garrison Shipyard pictures, taken by Serrinne! Check out our
earlier shipyard preview
for ship quests and abilities, the
latest patch notes
legendary ring procs
new battle pets and profession additions
Our marketing team is back with another survey! We periodically run these on Wowhead to learn more about your gaming habits.
In return for sharing your opinions, we're giving away
$1000 in Amazon gift cards
--50 $20 gift cards.
All you have to do is fill out this survey!
Friday Update Arcade
Today's Episode of Friday Update Arcade with
covers Mortal Kombat, Grand Theft Auto V, and more! Take a breather from the 6.2 coverage and catch up on news from other video games.
6.2 PTR: Garrison Shipyard, Naval Missions, and Ship Abilities
One of the new 6.2 features is the Garrison Shipyard, which will grant players access to Tanaan Jungle. Here is a preview of the early shipyard quests and the ships you can send on Naval Missions!
Interested in more Patch 6.2 News? We have information on the following:
Timewalking Dungeons, Tanaan Jungle Screenshots, New Demon Models, Legendary Quests
Build 19890 Data: Spell Changes, Mounts, Pets, Achievements, Tier 18 Set Bonuses, Archimonde Trinket Procs
Hellfire Citadel Dungeon Journal: Boss Abilities and Loot Tables
New 3D Mount, Creature, and Weapon Models, Maps, Sounds, Adventure Journal
New PvE and PvP 3D Armor Models
Official 6.2 PTR Patch Notes
6.2 PTR: Spell Changes, New Follower Abilities, Tier 18 Set Bonuses, Archimonde Trinkets
There's so much 6.2 PTR info, we put the spell changes and set bonuses into a separate post! Check out the
official patch notes
and our other
datamining post with new models, mounts, and more
In this post, you'll find information on all the Tier 18 set bonuses, all the procs for the Archimonde class-specific trinkets, new followers, new garrison abilities, and all the new mounts, pets, and toys.
The 6.2 database is now up, check out all the additions!
Legendary Quest Rings
The legendary quest rings are ilvl 730 with a group proc:
There are also several legendary quest items:
There are also several achievements associated with this part of the legendary questline:
: Complete Khadgar's final task.
: Defeat Archimonde on Normal difficulty or higher, before the next tier of content.
Summons and dismisses a rideable Felsteel Annihilator. Drops from Archimonde Mythic
Summons and dismisses a rideable Corrupted Dreadwing. Reward from Glory of the Hellfire Raider
Summons and dismisses your Infernal Direwolf. Costs 150,000 Apexis Crystal
Summons and dismisses your Felblood Gronnling.
- Give your Perky Pup a Bone
- Give your pet a Spectral look
- Take on the appearance of your Companion Pet.
- Follow the path of the Man'ari Eredar.
- Blow on the slidewhistle.
- "A micro-sized jukebox that plays micro-sized tunes."
- Apply directly to the forehead.
and the following Day of the Dead items are now toys!
Four pets from new Menagerie vendors:
is a reward from a Tanaan questline.
Three pets from the Darkmoon Faire:
There are also several additional wild pets from Tanaan Jungle:
Community Manager Nethaera now has a
that resembles her forum avatar. Find the candle in Dalaran and repeatedly /cheer at it to befriend it!