Pre Patch! 6.0.2 The Iron Tide

America has it!

Pre patch has launched, the US website is up again and everything is being explored and tested across the pond.

The Dark Portal in the Blasted Lands has turned blood red. Hundreds of strange-looking orcs are violently pouring into Azeroth, killing everything that stands in their path. Nethergarde and Okril’lon have already fallen, and while the Horde and the Alliance moved as quickly as they could to get reinforcements to their people, they are too late. The Iron Horde invasion has begun.

In this desperate hour, King Wrynn and Warchief Vol’jin have called upon their greatest champions to join the front lines in the Blasted Lands and do whatever they can to stop the Iron Horde… Before the rest of Azeroth falls before them.
Prepare yourself. Draenor is waiting.


 

Exciting times!

Upper Blackrock Spire is available for lvl 90’s now. So with that we can finally test the new group finder system!

The toy box has arrived, meaning that your account has access to the fun things you have gathered on your travels.

Materials stack to 200. OMG YES.

Reagent tab at the bank.

And more void storage!


 

Raids! Yay for new and improved raid finder!

5.4.8 (Old)

6.0.2 (New)

Raid Finder (25)

Raid Finder (10-30)

Flexible (10-25)

Normal (10-30)

Normal (10)
Normal (25)

Heroic (10-30)

Heroic (10)
Heroic (25)

Mythic (20)


 

Everything you worked so hard to reforge correctly? Gone. Everything has been put back as it was… expect to see some strange stats when you log in on the EU patch day!

All the ability pruning has come into play. So new rotations may need to be worked out and practiced on.


 

So what have people been saying?

well…

People are PISSED at the makeovers characters have had. Taurean females are being bashed as are characters whose hair doesn’t move 24/7.

Fehnris 14 hours ago
@Rygarius: I dunno how you can call what was done to tauren females finished by copy and pasting the males fur pattern to them instead of giving them the fur pattern they had on the old model. And that’s ignoring the goat grin they have now.

That and races seem to have uneven levels of work to them that scream unfinished. Female trolls have fully animated hair while many other races have no animated hair or hair only animated in certain animations like female draenei hair being animated only when walking.

Dela 14 hours ago
@Amaterásu: The main issues since artcraft came out in July (quite some time ago now) was:
Bear/Dog Nose. Are you a cow or something else?
Never ending smile in both mouth and eyes.
Never closing her mouth because reasons.
Losing her own fur patterns in place for male textures and less of them. One texture can ruin the face with the white stripes for players.

 

Warlocks are complaining about being nerfed :-/ 

Raìnbowdash 15 hours ago
Goodbye, Fel Flame.
(best. name. ever.)
Volnyx 14 hours ago
@Róku: Warlocks have been targeted for this expansion.. We were already nerfed to begin with.. the changes that they made is even worse for us..

Oh, well. I will not be PvPing as a caster in WoD.. It just seem so unfair compare to all the other melee classes or… HUNTER… LOL.

Scribes are SUPER PISSED about glyphs being learnt by everyone as they level. (I’m a scribe and apart from shoulder enchants I have done absolutely nothing with my profession for many many many months as glyphs don’t shift, darkmoon cards are worthless and the staffs are pointless now)

Gotrik 1 hour ago
so basically inscriptionists got cut off at the ankles and the knees. they are no longer valid as a profession? that completely wasted a lot of time spent leveling inscription. so is there going to be anything added to still keep that profession worth it.
Redsteel 58 minutes ago
Pretty much this, bad move with the baseline glyphs Blizz. Inscription was already pretty pissweak to begin with…
Devouing Plague is causing brain hurt for priests
Rogerz 8 hours ago
Devouring Plague now heals for 2% of maximum health per tick (up from 1%).

Devouring Plague now always costs 3 Shadow Orbs, and now heals the Priest for 100% of all damage it deals, instead of healing per tick.

Something wrong here?

Selkara 1 hour ago
@Rogerz: I noticed that myself and I am beyond confused how that will work.
General crying
Vladamerr 1 hour ago
Not happy. if your going to change so much just make a now game.

Why? you board so you have to go change the game so much that its all new game.

This is bull %#*!*#%# not happy at all going to have to go play something else.
what the !@@**@%# Wow why change the game so much.

It’s a all new game have to relearn its all. Not happy with this patch.

 

Now that it’s arrival on the EU is imminent. What is the main concern for the European players?

It’s a lot of information

Ravendr 48 minutes ago
Holy cr@p, they wrote a book…..

Gnobhead 31 minutes ago
Respect to anyone who can be bothered to read all that. Think I’ll head straight for the toybox and the bank and worry about how my abilities have changed when stuff starts killing me 🙂

Snnap 2 minutes ago
🙂 holy moly I scrolling 2 hours this patch notes

They can’t get in

Totem 38 minutes ago
Anyone else updated but cant get into servers?

Kameleon 36 minutes ago
@Totem: All realms are still down ;/

Class changes

yazyaz 5 minutes ago
what did they do to warriors!!!

Sûl 9 minutes ago
Holly macaroni

Cheeseslicer 31 minutes ago
this is silly no fan of knives for the combat rogue 😥 ….

Servers are up

Demonsin 23 minutes ago
servers are up now early too

Anchorite 26 minutes ago
lalalallalaalallalala lets plaayY!!!!!!!!!!

Droala 32 minutes ago
HYPE!

They might still be offline

Malmortious 33 minutes ago
Why the SERVERS are STILL not online?Seriously , so the Iron Horde crashed into our servers….NPC’s go go go ! Save the servers!

ugler 26 minutes ago
@Malmortious: maybe beause blizzard wrote that the servers will be online in aprox one hour??? be patient..christ

Scylla 55 minutes ago
Please bring it ooon!! we cant wait!

It’s been up for a day on US. What have they changed?

October 14

World Event: Iron Horde Incursion

All quest boss NPCs in the Blasted Lands now have scaling health pools based on the number of players engaging them.
Spawn rates for mobs and NPCs in the Blasted Lands have been adjusted.
[Requires a realm restart.] Quest items for Mementos of the Fallen and Ransacking Nethergarde should now be tracked properly on the mini map.
The title, “of the Iron Vanguard” received from completing The Iron Invasion achievement is now account-wide.

Creatures

[Requires a realm restart.] Reduced the health and damage of high level creatures and NPCs in Pandaria to more closely match their relative difficulty before the stat squish.
Incarnation of Despair’s Last Gasp now deals damage that is more reasonable level in a post stat squish environment.

Quests, Dungeons and Raids

Legendary Cloak Quest Line
Celestial Blessings: Adjusted the damage received by both the player and Wrathion during the challenges for Chi-ji (healer) and Niuzao (tanking) to a reasonable level.

Siege of Orgrimmar
Auction house NPCs in Siege of Orgrimmar’s should no longer be level 100.
Garrosh Hellscream’s Iron Star explosion damage has been reduced to a more reasonable level in a post stat squish environment.

Upper Blackrock Spire
Commander Tharbek received a tuning pass on their damage and ability cooldowns.
Awbee should no longer spam their introduction after Commander Tharbek is defeated.
Resolved an issue where items were incorrectly disenchanting into Warlords of Draenor enchanting materials.

And then this…
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