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Lots of the endgame cloth headpieces look the same actually, but it's a good look -- the pointy head, the glowing eyes. And nothing says power than a name like "sheet lightning."Name: Cowl of Sheet Lightning (Wowhead, Thottbot, WoWDigger)Type: Epic Cloth HeadArmor: 244Attributes: +67 Stamina,...

March 6th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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We said we'd do a Warlock item this week, so here you go.Name: The Soulblade (Wowhead, Thottbot, WoWDigger)Type: Epic Main-hand DaggerDamage/Speed: 87-258 / 1.80 (96.0 DPS)Attributes: +39 Stamina, +44 Intellect, +42 Spirit And yes, that Spirit makes this about as Warlock as daggers come, n...

February 27th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Arcane Brilliance is a Mage column on a weekly spawn timer. It shows up all of a sudden on your computer screen or your iphone and starts wandering about, waiting for somebody to come shake it down for loot. What does this rare and wondrous column drop, you may ask? It drops a magical potion that,...

February 21st 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Sunday (usually), Spiritual Guidance will offer practical insight for priests of the holy profession. Your host is Matt Low, the grand poobah of World of Matticus and a founder of PlusHeal, a new healing community for all restorative classes. Some requests were made recently to help new...

February 1st 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Every Sunday (usually), Spiritual Guidance will offer practical insight for priests of the holy profession. Your host is Matt Low, the grand poobah of World of Matticus and a founder of PlusHeal, a new healing community for all restorative classes. Today Matticus checks out common problems healers...

January 4th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Lichborne, the weekly Death Knight column by professor Daniel Whitcomb, who totally has a PhD in Death-Knightology from Ebon Hold University. It's the truth, I swear. I've seen a lot of people asking these questions as we've been getting into the expansion: Now that I am trying to gea...

December 7th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Yep, we've shocked the ol' column back to gasping life. The good kind of reanimation, though, not the kind you're probably killing in Northrend.Wow, this took ages. We got a lot of standout questions while doing Ask A Beta Tester, and I went through all of them trying to pick out the best, funniest...

November 17th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The single biggest change for most restoration Druids with patch 3.02 will be the disappearance of at least four commonly-used PvE and PvP specs: 8/11/42 (the traditional resto PvP spec) 11/11/39 (Resto PvP with Insect Swarm) 13/11/37 (Resto PvP with Insect Swarm and Nature's Reach)...

October 14th 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The big patch today is changing the way stats work in WoW. In its own way, it's as much of a change as combat ratings were in the pre-BC patch. Specifically, there are two major stat changes coming: Hit and crit rating will be will no longer have separate stats for melee and for spells. Both sp...

October 14th 2008 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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Each week Arcane Brilliance patches itself with new Mage content. These weekly patches are always full of buffs, and never any nerfs. They never contain any changes made for the sake of class balance. There are no bug fixes; because Arcane Brilliance has no bugs (or at least no bugs that can't be r...

October 11th 2008 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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One of the key reasons behind WoW's runaway success when it launched was it made MMORPG's accessible. Quests were tracked, instances were on rails and progression was clear. Other games on the market at the time were deeply complex affairs that required players to spend more time outside the game re...

September 29th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments