While we wait with bated breath for the Mists of Pandaria press event, do not fear. We still have plenty of articles and analysis to sate your hunger, including news and blogs from Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street. Downtime today is a series of rolling restarts at 5 a.m. PDT, but that still gives you at least a little time to get caught up. Read on for the usual weekly roundup of news and awesome stuff.
Hot news and items
- The Scroll of Resurrection now offers some awesome new benefits, including a fresh new level 80 character, a free realm transfer, and a new mount for you.
- In the final Cataclysm post-mortem, Ghostcrawler talks about game systems.
- Ghostcrawler also talked a bit about the new buff and debuff changes coming in Mists.
- Olivia analyzes the new Mists PvP stat changes. Do they mean we could see one gear set for PvE and PvP as a viable choice?
- Blue poster Daxxarri offered some clarification on the PvP stat changes and what they mean for gearing up.
- Everyone's favorite face-pulling berserker Leroy Jenkins made an appearance on The Daily Show.
- We show you how to transmogrify your character to your favorite classic Nintendo hero.
- Check out the latest WoW action figures from DC.
- Totem Talk proposes some possible new talents for restoration shamans. We also discuss the buff and debuff news for enhancement shaman.
- The Light And How To Swing It looks at the end of the block stat as we know it. We also take a look at the new Mists talents for holy paladins.
- Shifting Perspectives look at how the new Mists druid talents can make your group's life hell and offers a guide to feral soloing in Naxxramas for fun and profit.
- Lichborne looks at the effect of the new Mists stat changes on death knights.
- Scattered Shots looks at the expertise changes for hunters in Mists.
- Encrypted Text takes a look at the latest rogue poison news.
- Spiritual Guidance has a shadow priest wish list for Mists of Pandaria. We also look at secondary healer stats in Mists.
- Raid Rx heals Yor'sahj on hard mode.
- The Care And Feeding of Warriors looks at the buff and debuff news.
- Blood Pact has some complaints about the Soulburn mechanic.
Dungeons, items, professions, PvP, and more
- WoW Rookie helps you get started in World of Warcraft.
- All The World's A Stage offers five tips for new roleplayers.
- Gold Capped wants to share ideas to fix professions.
- An all-druid guild is working their way through Dragon Soul.
- Addon Spotlight helps you smash those annoying trains.
- The Overachiever looks at achievements that help you make gold.
- Know Your Lore dives into the history of the undead and looks at five Horde zones you should do before Mists.
- World of Warcrafts looks at some fabulous custom WoW-themed shoes.
- A former GM has sued over WoW's baby murloc voice.
- The Lawbringer discusses the week long NDA for the Mists of Pandaria press event.
- Check out our new weekly guild recruiting feature.
- Best Buy is touting the guild leader street cred of their new executive vice president.
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