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Just in case you haven't had the delight of murdering Deathwing in person, the Power of the Aspects buff has increased another 5 with the release of patch 5.0.4. Note that this is not a buff to players; rather, it reduces the damage done and the health pools of enemies in the Dragon Soul raid. ...

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Along with the mass of pre-Mists of Pandaria changes that patch 5.0.4 brought to the game is an important change to the raid target dummies: They have leveled up to level 93. The raid boss target dummies found in major cities are now the Mists of Pandaria dummies, set up for level 90 character...

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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Alex Ziebart will be your host today. How is everybody enjoying patch 5.0.4 so far? Is it everything you thought it would be? Damien asked: will honorabl...

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Patch 5.0.4 has arrived, laden with goodies like account-wide pets, mounts and achievements. But oddly enough, none of these things were my favorites from this patch. AoE looting is fantastic and was easily at the top of my favorites list before I logged in, but it paled in comparison to someth...

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Blizzard EU has informed us via Twitter that maintenance has been extended to 1500 CEST, which is 1400 UK time. This is certainly not unusual for large patches and definitely not for ones that make such major changes to the game's systems and structure. Edit: Most realms are up two hours e...

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If palling around with lettuce people and giant Vikings isn't your thing today, may we interest you in the panda express lane? World of Warcraft is paving the way for next month's Mists of Pandaria with today's 5.0.4 patch, an update that includes several new features that are part of the expansi...

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Ladies and gentlemen, the patch is upon us! Brace yourselves for a total UI meltdown. Here at Addon Spotlight, we are as ever here to help you with your patch day UI blues. There was a preparation guide a couple of weeks back, but it's too late for that now. If you didn't take those steps alrea...

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According to this tweet from BlizzardCS, scheduled maintenance on all servers has been extended by two hours from 11:00 a.m. PDT to 1:00 p.m. PDT. Of course, this is fairly common for large patches. It could be extended further, so keep an eye on this post, and we'll update with any further infor...

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Every week, WoW Insider brings you Lichborne for blood, frost, and unholy death knights. In the post-Cataclysm era, death knights are no longer the new kids on the block. Let's show the other classes how a hero class gets things done. With Mists of Pandaria fast approaching, we continue our b...

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We now know exactly when the Battle of Theramore scenario will be available for play. From Sept. 18 to 24, the week before Mists of Pandaria goes live, we'll be able to queue up for the scenario alongside two friends. This is straight from Vaneras over on the EU forums. Vaneras -...

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Among the many things changing with the 5.0.4 patch on Aug. 28 are glyphs. Most glyphs are staying the same, but some are new and some are switching spell IDs. Stop of The Stoppable Force wrote a code snippet to pull all the glyph IDs out of Wowhead into a table, and we've compiled those changes ...

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With patch 5.0.4 dropping today, there are quite a few UI changes you'll need to get used to. Many of those changes are coming to your trusty spellbook. The way you find and use spells has changed slightly, and the spellbook now includes some handy hints to help you grasp your class and spec's ro...

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That was Cataclysm, folks. Welcome to the pre-expansion patch 5.0.4 world. Deathwing's dead, and Theramore's still here for a while. What feature are you enjoying the most about this patch? Is it the unified cooking award, the Epicurean Award? Are you running limitless daily quests? Are you Ao...

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The release patch notes of patch 5.0.4, the pre-Mists of Pandaria content patch, are now available. They aren't all that different from the PTR version of the patch notes we saw at the end of July, but patch day simply isn't patch day without poring over patch notes. These notes are surprising...

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So you're all excited for patch 5.0.4, but you're also a little nervous. Yes, I do have cameras in your home. No, you'll never find them. You can stop looking now -- especially you, Miriam. Also, don't be nervous. We here at WoW Insider are here to help you prepare for patch 5.0.4 and also any al...

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Every week, WoW Insider brings you Blood Pact for affliction, demonology, and destruction warlocks. This week, Megan O'Neill recovers from a near-death experience on beta in Vortex Pinnacle involving Falling Meteor. Tomorrow, we can summon a wrathguard or an observer or a shivarra. Tomorrow, ...

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Look up in the sky! Is it a bird-form druid? An engineer in a flying machine? No, it's a wild Josh Myers, returned from summer adventures and bursting with knowledge about DPS shaman in his weekly Totem Talk. This week will focus on enhancement shaman for brevity, but I haven't forgotten my eleme...

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If you read today's official 5.0.4 survival guide post from Blizzard, you may have noticed that the new Theramore scenario will not be available when 5.0.4 patches next week. Instead, it will be unlocked as we get closer to the expansion's launch. Some folks on the forums certainly noticed that f...

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