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Antorus Coming Week of Nov 28, Upright Orcs, More Character Slots & More

Suzie Ford Updated: Nov 5, 2017 3:15 AM Posted: Nov 5, 2017 3:03 AM
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During yesterday's live World of Warcraft Q&A, a number of small, but significant factoids were announced. Most notably, those playing Legion will be able to take part in the Antorus raid starting the week of November 28th. In addition, the team confirmed that players will be able to choose to have male Orcs stand upright or to remain "hunched" as they have since WoW's birth. 

Other takeaways from the Q&A include:

  • stat squish is coming to player stats and gear iLevel
  • raid buffs are returning to make it a smart choice to bring a wide array of classes/specs
  • taking away all customization in PvP was "a bit much and we're looking now at using level scaling tech to apply to PvP stuff".
  • Titanforging is going to remain, though with some alterations
  • no updates to character creation, though they're looking at it now that they've implemented "Allied Races" 
  • starting zones near Undercity (Forsaken) and Darnassus (Night Elf) will remain the same until hitting max level when it all changes to reflect BfA.
  • flying will be "about the same as Legion"
  • Ulduar timewalking is coming
  • the Legendary system is not continuing in BfA
  • Exodar and Silvermoon are the "last bastion" cities on each continent for the opposite faction
  • 6 more character slots per server 
  • using the Authenticator will increase bag size "slightly"

We'll have more to report and an interview with the team coming your way tomorrow so head back then!

What are you looking forward to in Battle for Azeroth?


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Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom