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Day of the Dead (November 1st - 3rd)
2013/11/01 at 11:09 AM
Day of the Dead
runs from November 1st-3rd to close out Hallow's End. We've whipped up a small guide so you can know the quests and achievement for the event; make sure you don't skip out if you're an achievement hunter, as it boasts one achievement that you can only get for a few days!
New to 2013, the
is a permanent battle pet!
Tip: Get some
Ice Cold Milk
(at least 1 of each) before heading to a
. This will save you traveling time when doing the quest below.
To take part in the events festivities, you must first locate
, an undead female (and a reference to
La Calavera Catrina
), who can be found near the
of any capital city. She will give you some information regarding the holiday itself, and it is most important that you remember to /dance with her--upon doing so, you will earn the only achievement for this holiday,
Dead Man's Party
. You will also gain the buff
Honor the Dead
, which will change you into either Catrina or her male counterpart, Chapman, for twelve hours.
Siege of Orgrimmar: LFR Downfall Open 10/22, New Bosses and Loot
2013/10/22 at 12:20 PM
The fourth wing of
Siege of Orgrimmar
LFR, "Downfall," opened October 22th on US servers. This overview covers LFR's loot, vanity items, Dungeon Journal, and more!
For LFR, you will need ilvl 496 to queue up and the bosses drop ilvl 528 loot. Check out our
if you need to boost your gear a few points! If you're interested in special Garrosh weapons or achievements, you'll need to queue up for
Flex or higher
Check out our past
Siege of Orgrimmar
LFR Gates of Retribution
Vale of Eternal Sorrows
. Also check out
for their rankings a
Hallow's End 2013 Guide (October 18 - November 1)
2013/10/18 at 1:04 PM
It's that time of the year again--ghosts and goblins, witches and warlocks unite!
hits Azeroth today.
Hallow's End is one of my favorite holidays in World of Warcraft. Running from from
October 18 - November 1
, the holiday invites players to gather candy, wands, food, masks, and even vanity pets from inn keepers all over the in-game world. It's also great for alts that need reputation and experience between special quests and buffs!
This holiday is relatively unchanged from 2012. We did add a ton of maps in 2013 though for all the Candy Bucket locations!
Much like the Brewfest items had been, all Hallow's End rings (plus the helmet and sword) have been upgraded to ilevel 470 in Mists of Pandaria.
The Horseman's Horrific Hood
The Horseman's Sinister Slicer
Wicked Witch's Signet
Band of the Petrified Pumpkin
Seal of Ghoulish Glee
The Horseman's Ring
There's one new achievement in MoP:
Tricks and Treats of Pandaria
, which is an achievement fo
Darkmoon Faire: Updated Guide and Moonfang Loot
2013/10/06 at 1:15 PM
is back in town this week and there's a new boss to kill for vanity loot--
can be summoned by first killing
and then a bunch of elite
. Like the
rares, Moonfang is a shared tag.
Players can loot
Den Mother's Demise
. This rewards 10x
Darkmoon Prize Ticket
, bringing the total number of tickets you can get per faire up to 155 per character.
Moonfang drops a variety of vanity loot:
: Temporary mount that can be used during the Faire and disappears afterwards. Mount is a white wolf with glowing moon.
: Summons the
Beast battle pet with the following abilities:
will do a special dance if you /dance with him!
: Disguise yourself as Moonfang for 10 minutes.
: Transform your helm.
To learn more about the Darkmoon Faire, check out our updated guide to the Dark
Patch 5.4 Transmog Guide and New Transmog Set Filters
2013/09/28 at 12:32 PM
This guide takes a look at all the new transmog options added in Patch 5.4. There's many new sets from Tier 16 (PvE) and Season 14 (PvP), as well as some unique
. There's also a ton of lookalike tier that doesn't have class restrictions if you want to resemble another class! Mouseover the links to see an image preview of the set.
In addition to the
transmog set database
, we've added some more transmog tools in Mists of Pandaria:
Filter This Set
: Some sets have a ton of matching gear options like
, so we've added a Filter button at the top of set pages. Now you can narrow down set pieces and see their sources (
Same Model As
: Our Same Model As tab now has images of all gear with the same design--perfect for easily seeing what gear looks alike. Click on the image to open it in our 3D Modelviewer.
Image Search Results
: Our Weapons and Armor search results now come with a
Brewfest 2013 Guide (September 20 - October 6)
2013/09/20 at 11:12 AM
Celebrated by both the Horde and the Alliance, the Brewfest is a time to enjoy the fermented fruits of the harvest: pretzels, cheese, and booze! The competing breweries Thunderbrew, Barleybrew, and the Ogres, all come together outside of all the major cities in a bid to outdo each other with their special ales, meads, and beers. Brave adventurers are invited to sit back, take a pull, and sample the finest wares these brewers have to offer!
During Brewfest, players can acquire the title
and collect fun mounts like
Swift Brewfest Ram
! Like 2012, there are epics available:
Thousand-Year Pickled Egg
Coren's Cold Chromium Coaster
Bubbliest Brightbrew Charm
Bitterest Balebrew Charm
In addition, there are two MoP items from vendors:
There is also a special experience buff:
High Tinker Mekkatorque
will give speeches by their camps at 6:15 AM and PM server time, and then buff every
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