Author Topic: 8.1.x stuff  (Read 306 times)

Marco

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Re: 8.1.x stuff
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2018, 04:10:05 PM »
Doesn't sound like the next raid will open immediately when 8.1 comes out.  Also of note from the panel (mostly post-8.1 stuff):

* There may be added incentives for warfronts so we have a reason to run them more than once per cycle.
* 8.1.5: PvE battlegrounds with AI enemies, Darkmoon Faire rollercoaster, WoD timewalking, Brawler's Guild again, profession epic items, Kul Tiran and Zandalari allied races
* 8.2: Nazjatar (Naga city) and Mechagon (mechagnome city) zones, Azshara raid, new 8-boss dungeon
* 8.2.5: new goblin and worgen character models
* Unknown timeline: heroic warfronts for organized groups of 10+ players

https://www.wowhead.com/news=288351/blizzcon-2018-world-of-warcraft-whats-next-panel
https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/22646758
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Re: 8.1.x stuff
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2018, 11:04:35 AM »
On the PTR, XP requirements to level have been reduced by about 25%.  (Less than that for 1-35, more than that for 35-79.)

Shatters appear to be added for enchanting, so you can turn one crystal into two shards and one shard into three dust.  These are currently a value negative on most servers, but they effectively cap the price of shards as purples become easier to get and blues become more scarce.

There is also incomplete data suggesting that jewelcrafters might be able to convert gems into consumables.  Most interesting are Diamond of Sustenance which is +75 stat food, and Sapphire of Brilliance which looks like an updated Potion of Prolonged Power.  I'm not certain if this will happen, since the names don't line up well with either the green- or blue-quality BfA gems.

https://www.wowhead.com/news=288495/experience-required-to-level-reduced-in-8-1-ptr-build-28366
https://www.wowhead.com/news=288479/database-updated-for-patch-8-1-ptr-build-28366