Lead Systems Designer David Kim came back with the promised post on Diablo 4's itemization, and it does not disappoint.
Sometimes, when I write one of these editorial essays, I look at the headline and I think about the questions my brain poses in response to it.
Azerite has been a major focus and main power system in Battle for Azeroth, but it hasn't fared well.
When transmog was first introduced to World of Warcraft with patch 4.3 on November 29, 2011, I looked askance at it -- why would I want to change the appearance of my gear?
I deleted a lot of legendaries over the weekend.
As part of the 8.0 patch, some of the powers of the various legendary items we've been collecting all expansion have been added as talents and abilities to the various classes and specs that have been making use of them.
Well that was a little anti-climatic -- two world quests in Darkshore and my Kingslayers have officially been replaced.
In a really big in-case-you-missed-it, everyone's got enough Wakening Essences in their Mythic chests for a free legendary as of Tuesday's patch.
If you're looking ahead at the next month or so of patch 8.0 and you still haven't gotten that one specific legendary you wanted to level with, you can now spend your Wakening Essences to buy specific legendaries.
Looking at the changes coming in 7.3.5 to legendary items, I feel like I can finally put into words a disconnect I've had with them this entire expansion.