Darkmoon Faire (May 7-14): Reputation Buffs and Blight Boar Preview
The Darkmoon Faire is back in town from May 7th through May 14th. Wowhead's
Darkmoon Faire Guide
has all the details, but there is a more condensed version in kissashark's
Darkmoon Faire Made Easy Guide
The Darkmoon Faire offers valuable reputation buffs:
. These do not stack; each increases experience and reputation by 10% for an hour. Some good ways to use these buffs include
Armies of Legionfall
World Quests, Nether Disruptor World Boss, and
turn-ins. You'll need six reputations at Revered for
and then Revered with the new faction
in Part Two.
Check out the full post for more details on the Faire including
coming in 7.2.5!
Children's Week 2017 Holiday Updates and Guide
Children's Week 2017 runs May 1st through May 8th! This holiday boasts 10 cute battle pets for players to collect, as well as the challenging PvP achievement
. Read up on all the details in the
Children's Week Guide
The following 10 pets are available through completing various orphan questlines. You can't get them all on one character, but if you do the quests on alts, you should be able to get them all in one year:
If collecting these pets inspires you to learn more about pet battling, check out the
Notable Battle Pets by Family
Pet Battling Primer
may be particularly challenging this year because it will overlap with the
; a time when many players want to do the battlegrounds correctly for
. We have a separate guide just to the
School of Hard Knocks
explaining the basics of each battleground for those just interested in getting the orphan achievement.
Noblegarden 2017 Holiday Updates and Guide
Noblegarden runs through April 17th through April 24th! Learn all about the chocolates, transmog gear, and egg-hunting in our
updated holiday guide
New to 2017, players can collect the
battle pet, sold for 200
In Patch 7.2.5, Noblegarden attire will be added to your appearance tab and usable for transmogrification during all future Noblegardens. This includes:
Darkmoon Faire (February 5 - 12)
The Darkmoon Faire starts on February 5 and is in town for the entire week. From transmog to professions, we have you covered in the
Comprehensive Darkmoon Faire Guide
There are Legion recipes, toys, mounts, pets, and transmog options you can only get at the Darkmoon Faire. There are
19 pets from the Faire
and two pet tamers:
In addition to mounts, pets, toys, and transmog, the Darkmoon Faire offers valuable reputation buffs:
. These do not stack; each increases experience and reputation by 10% for an hour.
Return of the Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza
has returned with Patch 7.1.5! EU players on
have been leaving details.
The fishing tournament has returned with the same prizes (
) but more players can acquire them now, and the tournament itself spawns as a World Quest with region-wide winners.
With the return of the tournament, players can once again complete
and acquire the title.
2016 Feast of Winter Veil Presents and Holiday Siegecrafter Blackfuse
It's December 25th, so don't forget to open your Winter Veil Gift and loot your 2016 gifts,
are only available from December 25th-January 2nd.
grants progress towards the
achievement and opening any present today will also give you
There are a total of six presents that can be "opened" by completing the quest given by the gift itself under the tree. You can open these gifts on all of your characters, you aren't limited to just one character! The gifts can be found under the tree in Ironforge for the Alliance or Orgrimmar for the Horde.
News Roundup: Wowhead Weekly #105, PvP Season 1 Reward Update, Blizzard Holiday Present
Today's news roundup includes Wowhead Weekly #105, a Blue post on some PvP Season 1 Reward clarifications, and the Blizzard Holiday employee gift.
Winter Veil 2016 Holiday Updates and Guide
starts on the 16th so get prepared to drink some
, sit by your
, and open your
--wait, what? Is that a new type of present we've found in the database?
December 16th through January 2nd
Winter Veil updates
for 2016 include:
is a new toy which sets out a festive clothes chest for your friends. There are Red and Green holiday outfits, in both pants and shorts versions.
The outfits can be viewed in Wowhead's database and modelviewer: , , ,
Not confirmed where this gift is from, but it is likely from
as last year's present
has moved to the
The 2016 Winter Veil Gift is
and awards the achievement
. This is a reference to the character Mei from Overwatch.
sledding around Legion - he'll wish you Happy Winter Veil and give you 0
Holiday decorations like wreathes in capital cities have received visual updates; they are now higher-resolution.
has been updated to ilvl 835. However, the
7.1.5 PTR Version
caps out at ilvl 830 and scales to your level at the time of looting.
Dalaran, Ironforge, and Orgrimmar have snowglobes; when you enter it you turn into a gnome.
wear and drop
wears and drops
now scales to your level and deals level-appropriate damage, similar to the Legion Invasion technology!
Winter Veil music
was also added.
Pilgrim's Bounty 2016
Pilgrim's Bounty is the time of the year for Alliance and Horde to celebrate their good luck in the last year with lavish feasts around Azeroth. Running from
November 21st through 28th
in 2016, Pilgrim's Bounty is a great time for players to do the following in-game:
Complete the meta-achievement
Level up your cooking with seasonal recipes and dailies.
buff to help with World Quests and Emissaries.
, or simply feast at the banquet tables in Alliance and Horde cities.
Pilgrim's Bounty has started in the EU already and will start in the US at 10 am PST.
Full details including a breakdown of cooking reagents can be found in the
Pilgrim's Bounty 2016 Guide
WoW's 12th Anniversary (November 16th - 30th): New Corgi Pet and Trivia for Timewarped Badges
runs from November 16th through 30th with new festive gifts! In the mail you will find:
: Increases experience and reputation by 12%. Great for leveling or farming older reputations!
, which is the cost of
, sold by
which starts a quest,
, to visit
in Stormwind or Orgrimmar respectively.
You can then interact with
to answer trivia and get even more
over the course of the event by completing the daily quest
for 25 badges! The Historians have the
for sale for 0
, as well as some items from past celebrations.
Midsummer Fire Festival 2016 Guide (June 21 - July 5)
is here! Embrace the spirit of summer by honoring your faction's flames and desecrating the enemy's! Throughout the world, there are bonfires surrounded by questgivers and NPCs that sell summery items in exchange for
. There are commoner NPCs of all races that can be found lingering around the major cities that will give you a short quest to turn in at one of the main bonfire camps to get you started.
It's that time of year again. Acquire
, a frosty
, epic cloaks, and more! Horde players can obtain the title
and Alliance players can obtain the title
Last year, 2015 added new toys and pets:
Several heirloom upgrade items can be purchased:
. In addition, Ahune now drops ilvl 670 capes.
With account-wide transmog on the way in the Legion pre-patch, players may want to collect
Midsummer Fire Festival
(PST) and runs until
Legion Fury Warrior Animations and Artifact, Draenor Dungeon Event, Alpha Order Hall Campaigns
Today's Legion news covers Fury Warrior spell animations and the artifact weapon models. The Draenor Dungeon event is also now active and
and 500 Valor. Finally, there are some blue tweets on the legendary questline.
Edit: Added forum post about potential Order Hall Campaigns in a future alpha build.
Northrend Timewalking Event (March 16 - 21)
runs from March 16 - 21 with
items to purchase. There is also the
mount which is a random personal loot drop from any Timewalking boss.
For full details on Timewalking holidays, our
covers everything about the three events; below are the highlights for Northrend. If you want to learn more about the Wrath toys, please check out
Wrath Timewalking Spotlight: Origins of the Wrath Toys
Legion Eye of Azshara Dungeon Guide, Vengeance Demon Hunter Spell Animations, Apexis Crystal Event
Up next for Legion news: Eye of Azshara Dungeon Guide by Method and Vengeance Demon Hunter spell animations. The Apexis Bonus Event also started on live servers - don't forget to complete
Outland Timewalking Bonus Event (February 24 - 29)
Burning Crusade Timewalking
February 24th through 29th
items to purchase. Players can also farm dungeons for the
mount which is a random personal loot drop from any Timewalking boss.
For full details on Timewalking holidays, our
covers everything about the three events; below are the highlights for Burning Crusade including
We also have several additional Timewalking articles for nostalgia:
Ever-Shifting Mirror Spotlight: Portal Locations, Maps, Comparison Between Draenor and Outland Zones
Timewalking Dungeon Spotlight: Burning Crusade Attunements and Champion of the Naaru
Love is in the Air 2016 Guide (February 15 - February 29)
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!
and ends on
. This holiday can be celebrated by the Horde in
and the Alliance in
. Time to try your luck again at
! Players will also find
s who sell seasonal gifts and goodies.
2015 Updates included:
is a toy from the new achievement
can be purchased with 40
New to 2016, heirloom upgrades are for sale for
The Crown Company now drops ilvl 670 necklaces which have a special on-use effect that grant
is also much easier to complete and does not require a large group.
WoW's 11th Anniversary (November 16 - 30): Inflatable Thunderfury and VanCleef Costume
runs from November 16 - 30th with new festive gifts! Log in to open
in the mail, which contains the following:
which rewards the
Feat of Strength when used. Put
in your off-hand to look like you're dual-wielding them.
This was hotfixed to no longer be BoA.
节日魔棒 - 豺狼人
节日魔棒 - 鱼人
wand disguises with 5 charges each.
: disguise with 50 charges, not tied to Hallow's End as predicted.
gives an 11% experience/reputation boost--great for
WoW's 11th Anniversary runs from November 16th through November 30th. Logging in also awards the
achievement. While not as elaborate as the
10th anniversary opening up Molten Core and Tarren Mill vs Southshore
, these are some unexpected perks.
Make sure to also check out our
Patch 6.2.3 Survival Guide
--the patch goes live November 17th.
Method's Mythic Kilrogg and Gorefiend Guides, Apexis Bonus Event, August 21st Hotfixes
We have more Mythic Hellfire Citadel guides by World First guild
this week! For each Hellfire Citadel boss, they are creating a detailed video guide with narrated strategies, as well as a written guide with encounter tips.
The latest video guides are
Mythic Kilrogg Deadeye
is also active and grants the
quest, read the full post for details!
Burning Crusade Timewalking Holiday (8/14 - 8/17) and 6.2.2 PTR Timewalking Rewards
The Burning Crusade
is back, running from August 14th through 17th.
We also have some exciting news on 6.2.2 Timewalking additions purchasable via
, heirloom upgrades, popular badge items like
There are five Timewalking instances you can run, which we have detailed strategy guides for:
Arcatraz Strategy Guide
Black Morass Strategy Guide
Mana-Tombs Strategy Guide
Shattered Halls Strategy Guide
Slave Pens Strategy Guide
Completing 5 Timewalking dungeons for
which can contain any Normal-Mode loot from Hellfire Citadel (ilvl 690-705). Loot from Timewalking bosses scales up to ilvl 660 at lvl 100, with a chance it can be
and ilvl 675 instead.
Darkmoon Faire In Town (August 2nd - 9th)
is back in town and runs from
August 2nd - 9th
This month, the
overlaps with the
. You can get reputation buffs from the
to increase the amount of reputation you earn while running Draenor Dungeons.
These reputation gains can also help with the
, which awards flying in Draenor in an upcoming patch.
The following items provide a 10% reputation buff--these stack with the 20% from the Trading Post, but not with each other:
: Costs 0
: Ride the Darkmoon Carousel--buff lost when dying.
If you missed the Darkmoon Faire last month, there are new 6.2 items including:
quest which rewards 0
Three new pets
. There are now 19 total pets from the Faire.
One new toy
, which is used to purchase many new items and is a fun way to level up fishing.
Click here to read the Darkmoon Faire Guide