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Our next trio of Order Halls includes the righteous paladins, the holy priests (unless you're of the shadowy persuasion), and the always dubious rogues. Each has a small surprise in store for their respective classes, all oddly enough involving people we thought were dead.
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Ever since the fight with the Lich King that liberated the Knights of the Ebon Blade, people have wondered what lies beneath Light's Hope Chapel in the Eastern Plaguelands. Now, paladins get to make the chambers beneath their order hall - and as far as most of the halls go, this one appears to be the most fleshed out in regards to both NPCs and architecture. Perhaps the grandest portion of all is the Hall o…
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World of Warcraft: Legion alpha is once again back in full swing! We hope everyone had a great Christmas and wonderful New Year while it (and we) went on a bit of hiatus.
When last we met, we delved into death knight, demon hunter, and druid order halls. This time around we've moved down the list to our next three classes: hunters, magi, and monks. Their Order Halls are fairly unique though, as always, everything is still under construction. Let's just hope the hunters don't have to sink through the floor of their main lodge in the future.
Hunters, the stalwart trackers and lovers of nature, have their very own perch way up in Highmountain, fittingly called Trueshot Lodge. This snowy area is dotted with giant pine trees and tall wooden towers…
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Order Halls (or class halls) in case you weren't aware, are where the heroes from both factions set up a base of operations for their class in order to fight the Burning Legion - you know, because the Alliance and Horde have, of course, put aside their differ... oh, never mind.
Here players can perform a multitude of tasks, including augmenting their artifact weapon and interacting with heroes from all over the world. They can discover new quests to embark upon based on what their followers report, or even voyage to new areas as-yet undiscovered.
Today we showcase the first three we've had the opportunity to delve into. Most classes establish their Order Hall upon the culmination of, or in the middle of, acquiring their artifact weapon.
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The Vault of the Wardens is the prison where the Wardens hold their most powerful prisoners. Illidan Stormrage is held here, along with a myriad assortment of demons both fel and powerful. The Illidari, due to their very nature, are held within their own wing, but an assault by the Burning Legion throws the Wardens into chaos, and none other than Maiev Shadowsong is forced to turn to those she despises the most to drive the demons away. Demon hunters awaken here after having secured the Sargerite Keystone in Mardum; it was to be a victorious return to the Black Temple, but the Wardens captured them, and now they have been slumbering for a decade...
For a complete look at all the quests within the Vault of the Wardens, please see this list. W…
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Mardum is the Burning Legion world the Illidari invade in their bid to capture the Sargerite Keystone, the key that will allow them to infiltrate other Legion worlds. The demon hunter forces are small, but they manage to power several demonic gateways to bring in notable allies to aid in the effort: the Ashtongue Deathsworn, Coilskar naga, and the shivarra. The fighting is intense, but the combined might of the Illidari manages to push through to the floating Fel Hammer to defeat Brood Queen Tyranna and snatch the keystone. Triumphant, they step through the portal to the Black Temple, ready to continue on the next part of their quest against the Legion at Illidan's side... of course, that's a story for another day.
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It's probably no secret by now that the great city of Dalaran moves to the Broken Isles in World of Warcraft: Legion, hovering right above the Broken Shore. We took some time today to scamper around the in-progress city, grabbing screenshots of pretty much every place there was - and boy, is there a lot! There were a few things that caught our eye:
- The center of the city is now taken up by Aegwynn's Tower. This structure is largely incomplete, with only grey, unfinished surfaces. Inside, though, is a portal that leads to the Portrait Room, the lower level of which houses portals to some notable areas: Caverns of Time, Shattrath, Wyrmrest Temple, Dalaran Crater, and Karazhan. From what we know of some of the artifact weapon quest lines, these…
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Legendary Pictures has just released the San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive character art of Durotan and Lothar from the upcoming Warcraft film.
"The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home. Warcraft will be released in June 2016."
Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, …Read more >
Blizzard Entertainment and Legendary Pictures have been working hand in hand to produce the first full-length, live action World of Warcraft movie. While they're trying to keep most spoilers under wraps for now, they did finally reveal the role for each known actor!
Wikia will be covering the anniversary celebration of World of Warcraft. This event is being held outside the Anaheim Convention Center - no tickets required! We'll be providing some great pics and an overview for those who can't attend.Read more >
There will be food trucks, tattoo artist, and live music!
- Press release:
- For more information, see Warlords of Draenor.
This fall, World of Warcraft players around the globe will clash with the legends of Warcraft’s brutal past when Warlords of Draenor charges into stores worldwide. Azeroth’s heroes can prepare for the coming onslaught today by pre-purchasing the expansion digitally. Players who answer this call to arms will receive their character boost to level 90 immediately†, allowing them to join friends on the battlefield or experience the latest content from a whole new perspective.
The fifth expansion to Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game leads players to the untamed world of Draenor, where the orc warchief Grommash Hellscream is forging his twi…
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Heads up, Warcraft fans!
Can you imagine a world where World of Warcraft items like , , or the were real? We definitely can. That’s why we’re asking Warcraft fans to nominate their favorite items from the series to include in a Community Wishlist.
Please comment on this blog with your favorite items from the Warcraft universe. The item HAS to be tangible — if it was real, you’d have to be able to hold it in your hands. Some good examples include:
We’ll be narrowing down our list based on the popularity of nominations — so, even if someone else has already nominated the item of your choi…Read more >