This week Manny and Joce talk Live and PTR news, Warcraft 3 Reforged, the lore of Bwonsamdi and how things have changed since the reveal of Shadowlands, and then they take your emails! All this and more on this week’s For Azeroth!

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Winter Veil has come!

On Monday Dec 16th Winter Veil arrived in Azeroth

Mythic Eternal Palace gets Nerfed

With this past week’s maintenance, 3 bosses in Mythic Aszhara’s Eternal Palace received tuning passes.

  • Orgozoa
    • Reduced Orgozoa’s health by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
    • Reduced the health of Zoatroids and Orgozoa’s naga allies by 5% on Mythic difficulty.
  • Queen’s Court
    • Reduced the health of Silivaz and Pashmar by 5% health on Mythic difficulty.
  • Queen Azshara
    • Powering up an Ancient Ward or draining Azshara’s Ward of Power now reduces the maximum health of the caster by 8% per stack on all difficulties (was 10%)
  • Eternal Palace Mythic Nerfs

Classic gets Paid Character Transfers

  • The Warcraft Team has detailed Paid Character Transfers on Classic Servers.
  • Restrictions include:
    • Each transfer has a ninety-day cooldown.
    • Gold transfer limits specific level ranges are as follows:
      • Level 1-30 can transfer with up to 100 gold
      • Level 31-50 can transfer with up to 500 gold
      • Level 51-60 can transfer with up to 2000 gold
    • Characters cannot transfer from PvE realms to PvP Realms and RP realms cannot transfer to RP-PvP realms.
    • When you use the Paid Character Transfer service, you keep your PvP Rank. However, you lose any kills that you’ve accrued for that week
    • Official Announcement

Warcraft Reforged Release Date

Warcraft 3 Reforged has been delayed but has finally received a release date.

8.3 PTR Update

Since our last show two new PTR builds have been deployed with some very interesting changes for what is in store for us in the new year.

  • Death Knights Eye glow up!
  • N’lyeth Sliver of N’Zoth – Betray your faction!
  • War Mode Bonuses to 8.3 Assaults
  • Acquisition/Play time Changes
    • The rewards and costs of Coalescing visions have been changed for many elements
    • The Assault Fill up bar is now weekly
    • Daily Quests are still available (but do not give a significant amount)
    • Mobs, and Treasure chest give insignificant amounts
  • The legendary cloak may no longer work against N’Zoth himself!
  • N’zoth Mythic has a Mythic only Phase and skips Phase 1 of lower difficulties
  • Account wide Everything (No, no Essences…)
    • Achievement Progress
      • Aqua Team Murder Force
      • Conqueror of Azeroth
      • Master of Pandaren Cooking
    • Rank 4 Cosmetic Lucid Dream
  • Stat Buff Bonuses of Corrupted Gear have been buffed
  • Sliver of N’Zoth First Look
  • War Mode Bonuses
  • Account Wide Achievements
  • Corruption becomes more tempting