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One of my favorite scenarios to this day is Unga Ingoo. It's not because it has any major lore significance, some major story reveal that was shocking or inspired. It's not because it had any kind of meaningful impact on what we're doing right now, or on the leveling experience itself. No, the rea...

May 19th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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I remember Ragefire Chasm in vanilla, but only vaguely. It was usually completed once, at a very low level, and then never looked at again -- it never had any really compelling loot, and the story was only so-so. It has since received an update to both loot and story, and in a profound kind of way...

May 18th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday, we asked you what your best guess was for the arrival date of patch 5.3, and at the time the article was written, the PTR build was still a test. Since then, it has been updated, as many commenters mentioned, and is now a release candidate. What does this mean for a potential release...

May 17th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Now, don't pretend you're not already guessing. There have been several official Blizzard blogs, on the new scenarios we're expecting, as well as a general guide to how you can best prepare for patch 5.3, and what's more the devs have begun their latest round of interviews. The official World of W...

May 16th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest sets of PTR patch notes materialized a few hours ago, mostly featuring a multitude of class changes. Some reasonable nerfs to hunter pet CC, several abilities have had their cooldowns doubled. Some changes to the interaction of Tricks of the Trade with Blood DK abilities A buff to...

May 14th 2013 at 5:00pm 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. In a recent update on the patch 5.3 PTR, Blizzard applied an...

May 14th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We've been quietly downloading patch 5.3 on the background service for a little while now. Needless to say, the major question on everyone's minds today has been whether or not we'll see the new patch hit tomorrow. Wonder no longer: It's been confirmed both by blue posters and on the official Warc...

May 13th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Earlier in patch 5.3's PTR cycle, developer Cory "Mumper" Stockton revealed the Unborn Val'kyr, a new wild pet coming to Northrend. That very night, players began scouring the PTR for any trace of it -- to no avail. A few days later, Stockton asked users on Twitter whether or not they'd found it ye...

May 13th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Warning: this post may contain spoilers for patch 5.3, particularly content relating to the Battlefield: Barrens quests! If you don't want to read spoilers, don't read the section of this post that happens after the break! Blizzard Community Manager Nethaera has posted a blog providing both back-...

May 9th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The countdown to patch 5.3 is well and truly upon us, as Blizzard Community Manager Daxxarri posted a detailed blog on how to ready your account and gird your loins for the upcoming conflict. As ever, you can see the full post after the break. There's a reduction in XP to get from 85-90, first an...

May 8th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest batch of patch 5.3 PTR patch notes have landed on the official Blizzard blog, containing various highlights, some of which have recently been covered here on WoW Insider. Let's take a look at our highlights, and you can check out all the patch note changes after the break. The Streng...

May 7th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments