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MMO-Champion has the above image of Vol'jin, refurbished in time for his starring turn in his upcoming patch 5.1 scenario. In fact, according to Wowhead, Vol'jin will now come in two versions, healthy and battle damaged. He's like a Masters of the Universe toy now! Vol'jin's long been a fan fav...

October 31st 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Care for a fancy hat? Wowhead found some new models from the patch 5.1 PTR server, including a stunning array of fancy chapeaus courtesy of the Darkmoon Faire. Each has its own bizarre style, and some even include animations like flickering lights or bobbles that sway in the breeze. Wowhead has...

October 27th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It took me a little while to locate this secretive group's headquarters, tucked away in the bowels of Stormwind. I wasn't quite sure where to look, having logged in to the PTR and created a level 90 shaman template character, and the first rule of Brawler's Guild wasn't exactly helping matters....

October 26th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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There are several new achievements coming in, many for the Brawler's Guild, as you'd expect, given that it's a new feature coming in the patch. We posted previously about an earlier batch of achievements, and we were right in thinking that the earlier release was far from a finite list. The same...

October 24th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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An update to the patch 5.1 PTR has just been released, with a bunch of new changes and adjustments. Along with a ton of class tweaks, there are plenty of changes and updates to Pet Battles and more. Most importantly and probably top on everyone's priority list is a change to raids that players...

October 24th 2012 at 12:18am 0 Comments
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The dataminers have been extremely busy on the PTR lately, extracting all sorts of exciting items and features from the latest build. Among those, new Gryphon and Wyvern mounts have been datamined, as displayed in the video above. It appears from the video that all the models of the basic fa...

October 23rd 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that I love the music of Mists of Pandaria. But there's a part of me that missed the old themes and recognizable strains of the Alliance and Horde themes scattered about the old world. In patch 5.1, the Alliance and Horde will officially make their appearance on Pandaria's shores...

October 23rd 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The dataminers have been at it again, revealing some more sound files from the upcoming patch 5.1. These ones are PvP-specific, announcing key events in arenas and battlegrounds. If you listen to the sound files (in a video after the break), you can hear that it's things like "The arena battle...

October 17th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Those patiently waiting for additional updates to the Darkmoon Faire will only have to wait until patch 5.1 for more to do and items to collect! Wowhead dug up the latest details on the Darkmoon Faire, including several new pets as well as a new attraction. The Darkmoon Carousel can be ridden w...

October 13th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In one of my earlier PvP addon posts here at WoW Insider, I talked about a fantastic addon, which was, and still is, called LoseControl. What LoseControl did was to bring up an icon in the middle of your screen whenever you lost control of your character, that indicated precisely how you had lo...

October 12th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Over at MMO Champion, a large amount of sound files have been datamined from the 5.1 PTR, all of which are embedded after the cut for your listening pleasure. They provide some fascinating foresights into what awaits players in the upcoming patch, as well as setting us up for the flavor of the...

October 12th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the most unintentionally hilarious bugs to hit with patch 5.0.4 introduced the phenomenon of stag stacking. This bug allowed druids in travel form with the Glyph of the Stag to ... well, stack on top of each other. Towers of stags took Azeroth by storm, and a flurry of screenshots litter...

October 12th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments