Explorers' League Journal: Tanks A Lot!

September 7th by Lylirra

Welcome to the Explorers' League Journal, our weekly recap of news and events from around Azeroth. Each week we'll cover a variety of topics including patch notes, hotfixes, contests, and helpful guides to keep you up-to-date on the latest game and community developments.

Find out what happened last week below.


From the latest developer blogs to updated PTR patch notes, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods.

Dev Watercooler -- Bloody Mitigation

Patch 4.2.2 Official Notes

Patch 4.2.0 Hotfixes

20-Year Anniversary Photo Gallery: A Look Back



Don't miss out on this week's hilarity from The Daily Blink, Dark Legacy Comics, Lorgrokni's Travels, Away From Reality, and Arena Inside!

Patch 4.3, Condensed

Dark Legacy Comics #303

Mind of the Beast & Balance of Nature Trade-Off

The Final Frontier



Music and Machinima

Check out the latest World of Warcraft-inspired music and machinima with amazing works by PaddyDCups, Greyfoo, Sharm, Melvenor, Ridley, and Letomi!

Rolling with Mad Deeps

My Baby's a Quest NPC

Faces of Cataclysm, Chapter III – The Return of the Highborne

Be sure to check out Chapter I and Chapter II  as well!


I Went Fire on my Mage

Fan Art

Blizzard Mike Morhaime -- by SiaKim

Blizzard Michael Ryder -- by SiaKim

King of Icecream -- by breathing2004

Night Elf Painting -- by ChrisBjors

swifty -- by doriefs

Malfurion -- by naturaljuice

WOW Troll – The Juju Maker -- by zoroazter

Gnome rogue -- by Nachoxx21

Tuskarr -- by bischoffart

Dragon Aspects --– by Rattlesnakedefender


If you have any suggestions for community-created comics, guides, artwork, machinima, realm events, or forum posts that we should feature, please feel free to send us an email at WoWCommWatch@Blizzard.com. Include a link to the content and a brief description of why you think that item should be featured, and you may see it in the next Explorers' League Journal!