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Shu-zen, the Divine Sentinel Mount

The Shu-zen, the Divine Sentinel mount has been released on Chinese realms and is a gift for purchasing 6 months of subscription time during the Year of the Dog promotion that runs from February 12 to February 25. This is currently a China only promotion.

These gift boxes contain some consumable TCG items and also have a very low chance to contain a TCG mount.

Battle for Azeroth - Item Level Squish

Battle for Azeroth implements an item level squish and we have updated the WoWDB Beta site to reflect the new stats and item levels.

WoW Arena Championship: North America Qualifier Cup #1

The first NA Arena cup was held this weekend!

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

Tune in for the North America Qualifier cup #1 this weekend. You can see all the action live on Twitch beginning at 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11. Casters Rich Campbell, Adrian “Healingstat” Archer-Lock, Elliott “Venruki” Venczel, and Mohammed “Ziqo” Beshir will be on hand to keep you on top of all the exciting 3v3 arena action.

Tournament Information

  • Competitors will engage in 3v3 Arena Tournaments on live realms.
  • Sign-ups are open to all interested parties and no arena rating is required.
  • Top point earners from North America & Europe will be invited to compete at the Spring Finals in March for their share of $100,000.
  • Team rosters consist of up to 4-players, but teams can sign-up with 3.
  • Tournament Mode is required; all gear is normalized while Honor Talents and Artifact Power are maxed.

Prize Pool

  • 1st place: $5,000, 180 points
  • 2nd place: $2,800, 120 points
  • 3rd place: $1,600, 80 points
  • 4th place: $600, 60 points
  • 5th and 6th places: 40 points each
  • 7th and 8th places: 20 points each
  • 9th – 12th places: 12 points each

Venruki's Teams to Watch

Caster and esport personality Elliott “Venruki is a former World Champion and an established member of our analyst desk. Check out his to 5 teams to watch for the North America region below:


Team Name: Method Black

Roster: Snutz, Smexxin, Samiyam, Gorecki

Snutz holds the most World Championship appearances of any North American player having placed top 3 five times since 2010. Last year was the first time Snutz played in a regional final and failed to qualify for the World Championship. For a player of his caliber, this was unacceptable and resulted in him going back to the drawing board. With a hand-sculpted roster, who currently sit 1st on the NA ladder, Venruki puts this team at Number 1.


Team Name: Super Frogs

Roster: Chanimals, Wealthyman, Mageiden, Kubzy

Another all-star roster, Chanimals leads his frog army again with the addition of Mageiden for this year. Chanimals was the most recent North American representative to hold the World Championship, and he hopes adding Mageiden on the mage will free up Wealthyman in more of a multi-classing role. Utilizing his elemental shaman, they could run the Warlock-Shaman-Druid composition we saw XRB use to win Europe Cup #1.


Team Name: Bologna Ponies

Roster: Novoz, Thugonomics, Chunli, Vellido

Formerly known as Splyce, this is one of the few rosters to stick together through the off-season. This team came 5th at BlizzCon last year utilizing Vellido and Chunli’s synergy as Windwalker Monk, Death knight. This composition is still strong, and with Thugonomics bringing his patented Destruction Warlock, this is a team that should be feared.


Team Name: Method Orange

Roster: Trill, Mes, Cdew

Another strong cleave team, Trill and Mes are melee specialists. They’ve added Cdew for 2018 and hope to bank in his experience as a 3x BlizzCon competitor in return for that final acolyte all 3 of them are so hungry to achieve. As a fan favorite, these players are popular streamers and Venruki states this support can give them a home-town advantage. The roster is still hosting try-outs for a 4th to round out the squad, so watch this space!


Team Name: The Rejects

Roster: Jahmilli, Roastyz, Sethcurry, Rubcub

Every off-season has sob-stories, but you wouldn’t think this is one looking at the roster. Each of the 4 players are considered some of the best of their class, and although they haven’t ever played together this makes them a real wildcard. Jahmilli led Tempo Storm to #1 in online competition last year, and if we learned anything from BlizzCon 2017, it was to never count out Rubcub.

You can stay on top of all the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship brackets, rules, and tournament information on Battlefy.

Where to Watch:

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Dark Legacy Comics #620

DLC #620 has been released.