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Gnomeregan may be recovered a heck of a lot sooner than expected. MMO-Champion just released the following information gleaned from the 3.3.3 PTR files, two new achievements:
- Gnomecoming King - You assisted High Tinker Mekkatorque and the Gnomeregan Exiles in the recapture of Gnomeregan's surface.
- Gnomecoming Queen - You assisted High Tinker Mekkatorque and the Gnomeregan Exiles in the recapture of Gnomeregan's surface.
In addition, Horde players have not been forgotten: It looks as though trolls may play a big part in the pre-Cataclysm events to come, according to some taxi nodes that have been uncovered:
- Durotar - ET - CC Prologue Troll Recruit End (#439)
- Durotar - ET - CC Prologue - Troll Battle End (#440)
- Durotar - ET - CC Prologue Troll Taxi Bat Start (#438)
Update -- More information has been released in the form of several new spells:
- Motivate - Motivates a Gnome Citizen to enlist. / 20 yd range, Instant, 3 sec cooldown
- Place Poster - Place a warning poster near one of the green markers in the Valley of Strength. / 10 yd range, 1 sec cast
- Place Poster - Place a warning poster near a green marker in Stormwind. / 10 yd range, 1 sec cast
- Cult Disguise - Disguise yourself as a member of the new Orgrimmar doomsday cult. / Instant
- Doomsday Messenger - Wear a large board emblazoned with a message about the impending end of the world. / Instant
- Hydrodynamic Flippers - Swim speed increased by 200%. / Instant
- Brilliant Tactics - For Gnomeregan! / 80 yd range, Instant
- Boon of the Loa - For the Darkspear! / 80 yd range, Instant
- Paint Bomb - Covers enemy target in paint. / 15 yd range, 1 sec cast, 1 sec cooldown
- Gnomeregan Overcloak - Right Click to don a cosmetic cloak. Will cover the appearance but not the effect of any existing cloak. / Instant, 1 sec cooldown
- Orgrimmar Overcloak - Right Click to don a cosmetic cloak. Will cover the appearance but not the effect of any existing cloak. / Instant, 1 sec cooldown
- Attune - Attune the captured frog to Vanira's sight at Vanira's Sentry Totem. / 10 yd range, 1 sec cast
- Frogs Away! - Toss one of Vanira's attuned frogs at one of the illuminated locations on the Echo Isles. Only works when riding a bat. / 100 yd range, Instant
- Vol'jin's War Drums - Play Vol'jin's War Drums to recruit Troll Citizens to the cause of retaking the / 10 yd range, 1 sec cast