Legendary Items

Legendaries get a major overhaul on the PTR As promised, Blizzard has finally dropped their first major rework of Legendaries on the PTR. The initial idea was that some items would have just okay abilities while others would have highly coveted procs, but player outcry has proven that method to be unpopular. So now we get to see how current Legendaries are getting...

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Officers’ Quarters: Legion and raider morale Back in December, I told raid leaders not to blame themselves for poor raid attendance. I talked about the many ways that Blizzard has intentionally made organized raiding as optional as possible for the average player. This is a good thing in many ways. Speaking as a long-time raider, I can say without a doubt that it...




Have Legendaries lost their shininess? When Legendary items were announced for Legion along with Artifacts I, like many, was excited for these rare and powerful drops. I also appreciated the mechanism for attaining them: an ever-increasing chance at a drop that assured that eventually one would be mine. And when one finally did drop (during my very first boss kill...

Legendary Item drop rates clarified by WoW devs Community Manager Ornyx posted a summary of recent changes the devs made to Legendary Item drop rates and has also delved into additional tweaks they’ve made to improve the success rate for later drops. The recent improvements include increasing the chance of a Legendary dropping between patch 7.1 and patch 7.1.5. They’ve also been “steadily...

Are you ready for Patch 7.1.5? Ready or not, by the time you read this (if you’re on North American realms anyway) the patch will soon be deploying on servers. Patch 7.1.5 has a lot of class adjustments, Timewalking Mists of Pandaria dungeons, a whole rework to the Brawler’s Guild, the advent of the Micro-Holidays and more. There will be changes to...

Legion’s legendary problem As problems go, I have too many legendaries is a nice one to have, I suppose. Playing Legion, one of the things that I’ve watched and waited to have an opinion on is the proliferation of legendary items. These pieces of gear, gained in chests, random drops from mobs all over the world, and in...




Arcane Sanctum: Mage legendaries and Order Hall upgrades The weeks go by and bring us ever closer to the Legion release date. The big news this week is the advancement of testing to a closed beta, no longer an alpha. Hopefully this means a wider spread of folks will be lucky enough to get beta access as class tuning progresses. In the meantime,...