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ZAM Discusses Cataclysm with WoW's Lead Content Designer Cory Stockton!
2010/11/22 at 7:50 PM
recently had an opportunity to interview World of Warcraft's Lead Content Designer
and ask him detailed questions about the upcoming Cataclysm expansion! Stockton reflects on the decision to allow goblin and worgen race-changes at launch, Deathwing and the Elemental Invasion, the Darkmoon Faire and more! Check it out!
Pilgrim's Bounty (Nov 21 - Nov 27) Has Begun! Get Your Pilgrim Title!
2010/11/21 at 1:17 PM
in-game event has started! It's time once again to give thanks for what we've got before Deathwing comes and takes it all away! The event runs from
and can be celebrated in all major faction cities and many low level villages.
Remember, this is the holiday that makes leveling cooking drastically easier - and don't forget to get your
You can see full information on quests, achievements and more in our full guide!
Pull up a chair, grab a sizable helping of your favorite foods and prepare to reflect on the year's good tidings -- you're invited to Pilgrim's Bounty!
The festivities start this Sunday, November 21, and continue all the way through next Saturday, November 27. Try your hand at cooking, hunt down a wild turkey with friends, or throw tradition to the wind and participate in an all-out food fight. There's fun for everyone, so we hope to see you there!
World of Warcraft’s 6th Anniversary on November 23rd, 2010
2010/11/17 at 3:18 PM
World of Warcraft is celebrating it's
November 23rd, 2010
! Any player logging in between November 30th and December 14th will receive the
WoW's 6th Anniversary
Feat of Strength. Be sure to grab it on all your toons!
World of Warcraft turns six on November 23rd, 2010! It’s been a truly incredible six years, and we’d like to thank you all for joining us on this momentous occasion. To celebrate, players that log into the game between the dates of November 30th and December 14th will receive a feat of strength added to their Achievements. We look forward to another great year ahead and many more to come!
Unfortunately, it does not seem yet as though there will be any other rewards for this event, such as the
Baby Blizzard Bear
offered in previous years.
There isn't a pet planned for this year, no. We plan to reserve this sort of celebratory bonus for the most notable milestones or events in the future.
Oh well, maybe something interesting will still happen... like the end o
Elemental Invasion: Final Phase!
2010/11/15 at 2:03 PM
The final phase of the
has begun, and it's a doozy—the elementals have come to destroy
Elementals will be invading
. It's up to you to take them out, and to gather your forces for a strike at the Elemental Lords—which of course drop some nice little level 251 goodies!
Come check out the full guide after the break!
Elemental Invasion Phase 3 Has Opened!
2010/11/12 at 6:47 PM
Reports are coming in that
of the pre-Cataclysm launch event has begun! Doomsday Cultists are roaming the city streets and its up to us to try and put a stop to their strange rituals!
This phase adds several new quests in the capital cities of each faction. The full listing is below.
Remember, for the full info, you can always check our completed
Elemental Invasion Guide!
Zarhym made an interesting post on the new community site regarding the invasion! Seems it will be even sooner before we see the next phase of the invasion!
The time between the start of stage 2 and stage 3 was shorter. I can tell you the current plan is to make the time between stage 3 and 4 even shorter. ;)
Phase 3: November 12 - November ???
Twilight's Cult (Part II)
Now, the second half of the story about the Twilight Hammer. After having prevented their assault on Orgrimmar and Stormwind, Garrosh and Varian have decided to take the
Elemental Invasion Phase 2 is Here!
2010/11/08 at 12:34 PM
Seems sometime this morning Blizzard flipped the switch and began
! While helping the Earthen Ring fight against the elementals, you will find several new quests in both Ironforge and Orgrimmar.
Phase 2: November 8 - November ???
Tablets of the Earth
Tablets of Fire
Go to the harbor / zeppelin tower and talk to the quest NPC there. A short event will begin, where you - imbued with the powers of the Tablets - need to use your new abilities to fight various elemental attackers off. Remember, use water to counter fire, air to counter earth, and fire to counter water. After the event is over loot the tablets and turn the quest in.
Subduing the Elements
Subduing the Elements
Earthen Ring Supplies
. Drinking the Septa will allow you to see the spirits, and using the totem near them will subdue them. You can find the Agitated Earth / Fire Spirits all over Ironforge and Orgrimmar.
You can check out al
Day of the Dead 2010 Quest Guide + Information!
2010/11/01 at 3:45 PM
Day of the Dead
event has begun yet again in the World of Warcraft! This holiday remains
from 2009, so veteran players will find that there's nothing to do. It's also worth mentioning that the single quest available in the event doesn't seem to have reset from last year, so there's
no reason to participate. Newer players, however, should definitely head over to the nearest major city graveyard and get their achievement ASAP, as the event only lasts one day!
This event is a memorial holiday in which we celebrate the honor and memory of those who have passed on. They make a spiritual return to our lands, which we prepare with food and festivities, for only two days:
. The holiday is a
in-game event, similar to
, but it's pretty interesting regardless!
Everything you need to know about this world event can be found after the break.
Elemental Invasion Has Begun!
2010/11/01 at 12:45 PM
One of the final Cataclysm pre-launch events has begun! Elementals will now be invading remote outposts — and a few major cities as well! It's your job to fight back and eventually gain a rare Feat of Strength -
Tripping the Rifts
. Along with the invasions, the Twilight Hammer cultists are now stirring up trouble in the most important cities of the Alliance and the Horde - Stormwind and Orgrimmar. The entire event is still in Phase 1 (out of 4), so the danger isn't extreme... but who knows how grim things will become in a week or three?
You can check out our guide on the new events plus some other invasion info in our
Deathwing is Coming—and He Is Literally Going To Kill You
2010/10/26 at 8:13 PM
I'm reading a blue post from Zarhym right now, and he's giving us a chilling warning of things to come...
Apparently in the period preceding Cataclysm, Deathwing is going to be flying from zone to zone, murdering people. The implication behind the post is that once a day, Deathwing will fly down from the sky in a particular zone, and
incinerate every living creature in the area.
Everyone who is killed this way will earn a Feat of Strength for having been killed by Deathwing! Could it be
Stood in the Fire
? We'll see!
Edit: Bibi from MMO-Champion has posted a
of the event!
One of Azeroth’s oldest adversaries will soon tear through the Elemental Plane to reforge the world in flame, but this foe won’t be conducting his reign of terror from the confines of a castle or lair. Deathwing is a destructive force the likes of which adventurers have yet to see in World of Warcraft, and his appetite for devastation can only be satisfied
Hallow's End (October 18 - October 31)
2010/10/18 at 2:09 AM
It's Hallow's End time once again!
That's right, Hallow's End is here, and that means it's time for one of Miyari's handy-dandy
! After all, surely you didn't think that in all the excitement about BlizzCon, we were going to forgot about Hallow's End?
We'll be updating the guide with any additional information as the event goes on, so check back as you go!
The guide is at:
Brewfest 2010 Has Begun! Get Your Brewmaster Title With Our Guide!
2010/09/20 at 2:48 AM
Brewfest has begun yet again, running this year from
We've got our thorough event guide for you guys which will help you earn achievements, get a fancy new outfit and maybe even a mount! Remember that this year, you will be able to queue up for
using the Dungeon Finder - so no more summon drama, LFG woes or any of that foolishness!
Coren still drops the same item level 200 trinkets, but all of his non-trinket drops have been instead moved to the Dungeon Finder reward chest. You will be awarded a Keg-Shaped Treasure Chest for your first kill of Coren Direbrew each day, which contains 2
Emblem of Frost
and has a chance to drop the epic Brewfest mounts and all of the previous year's non-trinket loot.
You can see the full loot lists and information on quests, achievements and more in our full guide! Happy Brewfest!
It's Talk Like A Pirate Day in World of Warcraft, Too!
2010/09/19 at 4:42 PM
September 19th (today) is
in World of Warcraft, an in-game version of the international holiday
Talk Like A Pirate Day
! There's nothing new this year, so I'm just going to repost last year's guide for you guys, in case there's some new players out there who haven't had to opportunity to participate! While Pirates' Day not a full-blown holiday (such as
Midsummer Fire Festival
), it still provides an amusing distraction from the everyday grind - complete with pirate costumes and flagons of grog!
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