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Cataclysm Stat Changes And Alot Of Info About Cataclysm
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World Of Warcraft: Cataclysm does not currently have an official release date. This Topic Estimates the release date until an official release is announced. When More official dates are released, This topic will be updated to those dates.
The majority of the expansion content takes place in drastically reforged Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms, Caused by a sundering from the return of deathwing.
What Have The Lava Destoyed?
Zones are destroyed by lava in Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdom. The barrens has been spilt into two, and is full of canyons of lava. wetlands is destroyed, ashenvale hit as well. The maelstrom churns.
The expansion will include two new playable races. worgen for the alliance and goblins for the horde
The classes allowed for worgen are:
Death Knight, Druid, Hunter, Mage, Priest, Rouge, Warlock and Warrior.
The classes allowed for the goblins are:
Death Knight, Hunter, Mage, Priest, Rouge, Shaman, Warlock and Warrior.
Additional Race / Class Combinations will be allowed.
For Alliance, These new combinations are
Dwarves Can now be mages or shamans
gnomes can be priests
humans can be hunters
night elves can Be Mages.
For Horde, These new combinations are
Undead Can Be Hunters
Orcs can be mages
Taurens Can be priests or paladins
Trolls Can be druids
New Monsters, Quests, Zones, Dungeons, Raids And Battlegrounds.
There will be three new battlegrounds.
These include the battle for gilneas city and a new wintergrasp-like pvp zone, Tol Barad
The Battle for Gilneas City will be a new battleground in which you take control of the city by taking control of the most districts in the battleground.
Tol Barad will be an outdoor pvp zone Much like wintergrasp. Tol Barad will also be the main daily quest Hub in cataclysm. By taking control of The tol barad prison,
Players will gain access to additional, very profitable daily quests.
The Classic Zones Will Be forever changed by the cataclysm. The changes will be made available to all players regardless of expansion purchase.
With the Expansion Will also be the abbility to fly anywhere in azeroth.
New Guild System
a new guild advancement system which includes guild leveling, talents, achievements, and accessories will be added.
Another additional to character progression will be via the paths of titans, archaeology, the new secondary proffesion and ancient glyphs.
**Updated** Battlegrounds Earn Arena Points
Rated Battlegrounds will be added to the game. this will act as an alternative way to earn arena points.
Ragnaros was banished in the molten core, but Has Now Returned to burn Nordrassil.
Malfurion stormrage has returned from the Emerald Dream to help defend Hyjal.
Profession level cap raised to 525 and will be named illustrious <Profession>.
New Ability for jewelcrafters, engineers, blacksmith, leatherworkers and tailors called ''reforging''.
Armor Enchantments ,Specs/Talents And Mastery
Armor Penetration is being removed from gear. however some physical damage
specs may still be able to gain armor penetration through talents and/or Mastery Bonuses.
Attack power, as a stat, is being removed from gear. through classes will still get 2AP from Strength Or agility (depending on the class).
Block Value Is Being removed from the game, blocking will provide percentile damage reduction, which can be be increased through talent trees and mastery bonuses.
Defence Is Being removed from the game, Including both defense rating and the defense skill. all Tanking Specs will get anti-Critical Hit TalentsSimilar to Survival of the fittest.
Haste For Melee And Physical Ranged Dps Classes will affect the rate at which energy, rage, Focus and runes Are Gained.
Enchantment shamans and retribution Paladins Will Gain Talents Which Allow Them to gain similar benefits from haste.
Mastery is being added mastery will provide a bonus based on the talent tree which has the most points in it, such as armor penetration or cooldown reduction.
MP5 is being removed, all healing specs will rely on sprit for mana regeneration. holy paladins and restoration Shamans may get mana regeneration talents like intesity and meditation, or the 5 second rule may be removed.
Spell power is being removed from items Characters will gain spell power from intellect much like how they currently gain attack power From agility and strength.
Many passive talents with generic bonuses such as increased critical strike chance damage reductions or increased healing, and specifically those that provide bonuses to buffs and perhaps debuffs, are being removed, and each talent tree will provide passive bonuses based on the number of points invested in it.
deathwing, formerly Neltharion the earth Warder, has been confirmed as the principal villain of the expansion.
Other Enemies include:
Nefarian, also known as victor Nefarius, Son Of the deathwing
Ragnaros, who remains alive to challenge the world in Mount Hyjal, And later in sulfuron Keep in his own Realm The Firelands.
The Twilight hammer cult is a major player in the new expansion; its minions are revealed to be working for the deathwing.
Core Hero Characters Include: Thrall, Garrosh HellScream, Varian Wrynn, Malfurion Stormrage, Brann Bronzebeard And Genn Greymane (King Of Gilneas).
New Zones on kalimdor Include:
-Horde Lost Isles (6?-15)
-Mount Hyjal (78-82)
New Zones On Eastern Kingdom include:
-Alliance Gilneas (1-15)
-Twilight Highlands (84-85)
-Tol Barad (84-85) (outdoor PVP)
-Deathwing Scar (entrance to deepholm)
-Unnamed Neutral Port Between Hinterlands And Eastern Kingdoms.
Other New Zones Include:
The Great Sea
-Sunken City Of Vashj'ir (78-82)
-Horde Kezan (1-5?)
These Dungeons Include:
-Unnamed level 80-82 Dungeon
-Unnamed Level 81-83 Dungeon
Sunken City Of Vashj'ir
-Abyssal Maw, Level 81-83 Dungeon
-unnamed Level 82-84 Dungeon
-Halls Of Origination level 83 Dungeon
-Lost city of tol'vir, Level 84-85 Dungeon
-Blackrock Caverns Level 85 Dungeon
-Blackwing Descent, Raid Inspired By Blackwing lair with Nefarian as end boss
-Unnamed Level 85 Dungeon
-Grim Batol Raid
-Raid Against Ragnaros New old-world.
Dungeon Gaining 5 Player Heroic Mode
Fly Mount is Finally In Azeroth.
Included Will be a whole new water rendering engine.
Phasing Be Used More Extensively to change the world as players progress. UI improvements will be added to help determine when another player is in a different ''phase'' from you.
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The Date Is 118 and 4 Hours From 3 March 2010 Wednesday
All the information is still in the main guide.
argh... of all typos, that one has to be the most fatal of them all.
This has all been covered
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