Hello and welcome to the Blood Elf edition of Artcraft! We know that many of you have been waiting for this update, so I’ll just provide some quick background and then get straight into the imagery.
In this series of blog posts, we’re giving you a closer look at Garrisons and how you’ll interact with them in Warlords of Draenor. In this fourth and final part, we’re looking at the day-to-day operation of your own personal base on Draenor.
It’s time to take your place among legends—Warlords of Draenor™, the fifth World of Warcraft expansion, is now live. Upgrade digitally to begin your adventures in Draenor immediately, or pick up a physical copy at a store near you.
Hi, I’m Chris Robinson, senior art director of World of Warcraft. In this last installment of this four-part Artcraft series, WoW community manager Bashiok sat down with a few of the level designers who created Nagrand to pick their brains a bit more on the process of creating the zone.
Join us Wednesday, October 29 at 19:00 CET for a special live stream direct from Ashran. Designers Brian Holinka and Chris Kaleiki will be joined by community manager, Josh “Lore” Allen to provide commentary and share insights on all that Ashran has to offer.
The Iron Horde invasion has begun.... Patch 6.0.2: The Iron Tide is now live, and this pre-expansion update introduces tons of new content and features to the game.
Patch 6.0.2: The Iron Tide is scheduled to crash into Azeroth on Wednesday, October 15. Featuring new content heralding the Iron Horde incursion, updates to the skills and abilities for every class, and a host of gameplay adjustments, this overture to Warlords of Draenor is coming at you armed to the teeth.
In this series of blog posts, we’re giving you a closer look at Garrisons. This third part is focused on Followers – the people who populate your home base, do your bidding, and come together to form a small army to take on what the Iron Horde is going to throw at you.
There are plenty of opportunities in Warlords of Draenor who are looking for some new adventures. With four new level-up dungeons and four maximum level dungeons, your bound for the fast track into danger, mayhem, and perhaps for a bit of shiny new loot.
To help you get prepared for the upcoming Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 release, we’ve uploaded the patch data to the background downloader. By downloading the patch in advance, you’ll be ready to get in-game and start playing as soon as the expansion goes live!
Warning: Here be spoilers!* Go no further! Turn back now before it’s too late! You have been warned!
For those looking to receive the free character boost now, but also want those sweet Collector’s Edition physical items, we’ve set up a process to ensure you can do both.
With the availability of the updated character models and animations that are being added with Warlords of Draenor, we’ve seen a question pop up among the community: “Will I be able to customize my face?” The simple answer is “yes.”
The next chapter in the World of Warcraft saga is coming at you armed to the teeth, and you can now test Patch 6.0.2 with our Public Test Realm (PTR).
The Iron Horde is on the march, and the Warlords of Draenor are primed to invade Azeroth on November 13! Watch the newly unveiled opening cinematic to get fired up for the coming battle. Then catch the premiere of our new animated lore miniseries Lords of War, and learn to fear the cruel warlord Kargath Bladefist.
Join Blizzard’s Mike Morhaime, Chris Metzen, and World of Warcraft designers Ion Hazzikostas and Brian Holinka for the world premiere of the Warlords of Draenor cinematic, streaming live today from 18:30 until around 19:15 CEST!
Group Finder is getting a new addition in Warlords of Draenor to make it easier for you to group up. In a raid and need more adventurers to round out the group for a Normal or Heroic raid or need help finding like-minded players for a group quest? The Premade Group option within the Group Finder can help.
In our latest Warlords of Draenor preview, we turn our gaze upward to the Spires of Arak, a zone of soaring heights and shadow-drenched crags—but as with much of Draenor, the beauty of this place hides something sinister. Game Designer Don Adams and Associate Quest Designer Johnny Cash fill us in on what to expect.
Our latest zone preview takes us into the expansive hills and rocky outcroppings of Nagrand, where great beasts cause the ground to quake beneath their feet, and the wolf riders of the Warsong clan are always on the prowl. But they’re not the only ones who make this verdant land their home. We sat down with Senior Game Designer Eric Maloof and Associate Game Designer Kurt Sparkuhl to learn more.
Hello, and welcome to Artcraft! I’m your host Chris Robinson, art director of World of Warcraft, and today we’re going to tackle something I know a lot of you have been looking forward to: facial customization options.
Our perilous journey through Draenor now takes us into the treacherous jungles and unforgiving canyons of Gorgrond, where opposing primeval forces are locked in an eternal battle. Senior Game Designer Steve Burke, Associate Game Designer Zachariah Owens, and Game Designer Ryan Shwayder share what this savage land has in store.
Our journey into the wilds of Draenor takes us next into Talador. We unabashedly absconded with a little of Associate Quest Designer Johnny Cash’s time to learn what’s happening here at the heart of draenei civilization.
The Warlords of Draenor beta test is officially underway, and our friends at Wowhead are offering players an early opportunity to face the Iron Horde and help us test the expansion before it’s released later this year.
Having survived the journey through the Dark Portal and the rigors of Tanaan Jungle, the heroes of the Alliance must establish a new base of operations as strangers in a savage new land. But what lies in wait within the star-brushed forests of Shadowmoon Valley?
In this Coffee with the Devs, we’d like to give an update on secondary and minor stats in Warlords of Draenor. A lot has changed since we first revealed our plans at BlizzCon, so this blog will not only cover the latest developments related to what we’ve already discussed, but also go into detail on some new changes we’ve got in the pipeline.