The World of Warcraft is hoppin' yet again -- patch 3.0.2, a.k.a. "Echoes of Doom" is out on the live realms, and everyone is revelling in the new talents, the new Inscription profession, and the new endgame, which is easier and more lucrative than ever. And Hallow's End has begun as well, bringing players of all kinds out to the Scarlet Monastery's Graveyard, where the Headless Horseman holiday raid boss calls home. Yes, times are good in Azeroth, but what's that in the Autumn air? A cold wind is about to blow in from the North...
- Essential addons for patch 3.0.2
There are a lot of changes in this patch, but the first thing to do is get your UI back up to speed.
- 3.0.2 patch notes
Direct from Blizzard, 3.0.2 has all of the updates to the game before the second expansion goes live.
- Ret to be nerfed "to the ground"
That was a joke, but seriously: Pallies are next for the nerf bat.
- Raiding has never been easier than in 3.0.2
Right before we all head to Northrend, Blizzard gave players a break on the Burning Crusade endgame.
- Don't Panic: Frequently asked questions in 3.0.2
Confused and perhaps even frightened by all the newness in the game? We've got you covered.
- WoW Insider's guide to Hallow's End 2008
Hallow's End (Azeroth's version of Halloween) is live on the realms, and here's your guide to doing everything -- no trick.
- Patch 3.0.2 guide to exotic pets
Hunters get a slew of new companions -- find out which one's right for you.
- A brief introduction to glyphs
Every character gets a set of new upgrades to their spells, provided by inscribers. Here's how it all works.
- Patch 3.0.2 talent guides
Your talent points got refunded and you have no idea what to spec? Let our class columnists give you the lowdown on all the new talents.
- Apprentice Scribe: An Inscription FAQ
Inks and parchments and what you can do with the game's new profession.