The patch 7.1.5 PTR cycle is in full swing and Wowhead has recently uncovered the Artifact Research Synopsis.
Your Artifact is defining part of your entire Legion experience.
It’s going to take a long time to fully unlock the Artifact traits of your chosen Artifact weapon, and even longer if you decide to level up more than one weapon at the same time.
If you aren't in the Legion beta, you'd be forgiven for being confused as to how Artifact Power and Artifact Knowledge work.
You may have missed it while at work today, but this afternoon Blizzard held an hour long Legion Q&A with World of Warcraft Assistant Game Director Ion Hazzikostas (Watcher).
Since Artifact trees were introduced as a pseudo-talent progression system, players wondered how quickly we would be able to complete those trees and if there would be some sort of gating in place.