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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 ear...

August 29th 2012 at 5:35am 0 Comments
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Patch 5.0.4 is live and most of your achievements, pets and mounts are now account-wide. The problem is that they will not all show up when you first log in. You also may find that you don't have as many of each pet as you thought you did. Here's what you should know: You must log in to all...

August 28th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 28th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 28th 2012 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 28th 2012 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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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 ba...

August 28th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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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 - B...

August 28th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 28th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 28th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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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 AoE...

August 28th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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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 surprisingly...

August 28th 2012 at 7:50am 0 Comments
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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...

August 27th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments