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Welcome to Ask a Lore Nerd, where each week blogger and columnist Alex Ziebart answers your questions about the lore and history of the World of Warcraft. Ask your questions in the comments section below, and we'll try to answer it in a future edition.The last Ask a Lore Nerd brought a whole load o...

December 29th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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I've been grinding as much Netherwing rep as I can lately, and this is definitely the most fun of the quests down there, if not the most fun daily quest ever.Name: Booterang (Wowhead, Thottbot, Armory)Type: Quest itemDamage/Speed: N/AAbilities: Gets Disobedient Peons back up and working again...

September 5th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Know Your Lore, where each week Alex Ziebart brings you a tasty little morsel of lore to wrap your mind around. Sweet, sweet lore. Mmmm. Have suggestions for future KYL topics? E-mail us!Know Your Lore has covered the benevolent dragons in Warcraft before, but I've decided to highlight a...

July 10th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's a heads-up to all our North American night owls early risers and Oceanic readers: It's Tuesday morning, and that means maintenance. Luckily, it's a short one today. Bornakk has said that they expect most servers to only be down a half hour, starting at 5AM PDT and ending a 5:30AM PDT. There a...

June 17th 2008 at 3:30am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Ask a Lore Nerd, WoW Insider's newest weekly feature column. Have a question about the story and lore of the Warcraft universe? Click the Comments link below, ask your question, and blogger/columnist Alex Ziebart will answer you in a future installment!Let's leap right into things, and s...

June 8th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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MMO Champion has pointed out something that should make Warrior and Shaman weaponsmiths rather happy: all one-handed epic weaponsmithing weapons will be non-unique as of 2.4.2. Combine this with the fact that the Main Hand designation is being taken off of most weapons as well, and you can see where...

April 28th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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In light of the recent inquests against our least favorite races, mobs, mob abilities, or tankadin writers, it seems only fitting to ask; what is your least favorite daily quest?Now that the cap has been raised to twenty-five, and a slew of dailies has been added as of patch 2.4, many players are f...

April 9th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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We've talked about 2 manning Karazhan, Shaman-tanking Karazhan, and Paladining Karazhan. But just when you thought it was safe to grab a plain old boring 10-man Karazhan group with actual varied classes with decent gear and consumables and stuff, here comes one more permutation, and this one perha...

March 10th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If your first time discovering Grim Batol was anything like mine, it ended in horrible, bloody, unexpected death. That experience sums up Grim Batol rather well. The fortress has stood roughly 250 years, give or take a couple decades, and has changed hands more than once during that time.Before we...

March 6th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Everyone is getting ready to experience the new quests, professions and zones of the Burning Crusade -- everyone, that is, except one guild. Six Feet Deep on Dragonmaw Horde will be /gkicking anyone who quests, works on professions, explores new zones, or does anything outside of participating in pr...

January 15th 2007 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Thundgot has announced upcoming server transfers and new transfer-only realms to be introduced over the next month.   These are still subject to change, but hopefully will give EU players an idea of what to expect.April 17th - 21st Shattered Hand and Ragnaros --> Frostmane (new realm) B...

April 4th 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments