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Cataclysm Conquest Points: How does it work

Bone-shattering PvP conflicts can be harrowing and demanding, but smart gladiators know that if you want to emerge triumphant, you need to walk onto the battlefield well-equipped. In World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, certain PvP pursuits reward players with a new kind of currency: Conquest Points. Conquest Points can be exchanged for the very best PvP […]

General updates (Guild Achievements / Dungeons & Raids / Pvp Tol Barad)

General Human Illusion: This affect is no longer applied to worgen who travel into the Caverns of Time. Guilds We have redefined the definition of a Guild Group for 5-player dungeons. If 3 out of 5 players in a group are members of the same guild, they will now be able to complete guild achievements […]

Upcoming General and classes update

General Guild bank vouchers that players unlock as guild rewards now correctly state that they can only be used by Guild Leaders. Many rare creatures that went into hiding upon Deathwing’s emergence into Azeroth have made a return! In addition to finding new homes in a post-Cataclysm world, they drop new, improved loot, provide a […]

Tol Barad Balance

Now that Cataclysm is out in the wild, more players are getting gearing up and checking out Tol Barad, the new outdoor PvP zone. Today, we wanted to address some of the concerns players have expressed about the zone, including how challenging it can be to win as the attacking team, and provide some insight […]

PTR Notes Update Patch 4.0.6

General All guild banners now reward bonus reputation in addition to honor and experience. Dungeons & Raids Level 85 players can now choose any normal dungeon via the Dungeon Finder. Choosing Random Dungeon will still not add these lower-level dungeons into the rotation. The Vortex Pinnacle The wind direction and fun coefficient of the Cyclones […]

PVP Changes Patch 4.0.6

PvP Arenas Bloodlust, Heroism, Time Warp and Ancient Hysteria can no longer be cast while in Arenas. Battlegrounds The Battle for Gilneas The time it takes to capture a flag has been reduced to 5 seconds, down from 8. Strand of the Ancients The damage done by Antipersonnel Cannons has been doubled. The missile speed […]

Tol Barad Honor Change

As you’re probably aware by now, an update was applied to Tol Barad shortly before the holidays which granted the attacking side 1800 Honor Points for a victory. While the goal with that change was to provide more incentive for the attacking forces to claim victory, it ultimately led to an undermining of the spirit […]

New Battleground Brackets

The uneasy armistice between the Horde and Alliance is steadily cracking beneath the strain of Deathwing’s devastating return and the Shattering of Azeroth, heralding a new era of bloody conflict. The clash between the factions has also never been so hotly contested: Battleground brackets now match up teams more evenly. The new brackets span five […]

The Battle for Gilneas Battleground – Preview

When King Greymane severed ties with the Alliance after the Second War, the kingdom of Gilneas became independent from all other nations and opposing forces. Although the massive Greymane Wall protected Gilneas from outside threats, a virulent worgen curse and civil war crippled the kingdom from within. As the Cataclysm strikes and the Greymane Wall’s […]

Cataclysm: Twin Peaks Battleground

Located within the Twilight Highlands, the Twin Peaks remains a crucial point of high ground for staging effective and debilitating attacks against the black dragonflight and the Twilight’s Hammer, who dominate this foreboding environment. And now, two previous occupants of the nearby city of Grim Batol vie once again for control of the peaks’ defenses. […]