Explorers' League Journal

September 15th 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. If you missed our last entry, you can check it out here!


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

Dev Watercooler -- Rate of Change (by Ghostcrawler)

Firelands Raid Changes Incoming

Patch 4.2 Hotfixes (Updated 9/14)

The New Blizzard Music Section

World of Warcraft -- Wolfheart Novel Now Available!


Tier 13 Previews and Visual Retrospectives:





Class Feedback Threads:




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

Doppleganger Gear #1
The Raven Lord
Dark Legacy Comics #304
Rhino's Survival Guide
Gated Content
By the Book, What has been seen…, Squish



Looking to catch up on a little reading or need some help planning out your outfits for when Transmogrification rolls around? These guides, courtesy of Wowhead and our very own Lull, cover everything you need to know.

Well Read: A Guide to the Books of Azeroth

NPC Fashion: Dress Like Your Favorite Character

Need a bikini? I’ve got you un-covered!


Music and Machinima

Check out the latest World of Warcraft-inspired music and machinima with amazing works by Wowcrendor, Sharm, and Solado!

How to Tell if Your Raid Will Wipe

If We Hold On

Outland is Beautiful, Part 1

Don’t forget to check out parts 2and 3!


Stay classy, Azeroth! See you next week.


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!