Early 6.1 Updates

With Patch 6.1 slated for release on February 24th (US,) we’ve been hard at work grinding out 6.1 data from SimulationCraft using the latest PTR builds. We’ve just updated the class guides and tools (dps rankings, talent calc) with our 6.1 database and plan to make continual updates throughout the week as SimC continues to […]

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Determining Gear Upgrades w/ Pawn

Hi all! I wanted to feature an Addon we use heavily, as it is key for making optimal gear choices. What Pawn does is uses stat weights to value items, determining whether a new item is an upgrade, or helping you see which of two items you should use. This saves you from doing the […]

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Noxxic: Diablo 3 Recruiting

Greetings, We are now recruiting for Diablo 3 class experts, enthusiasts, and theorycrafters. This is an opportunity to contribute to Diablo 3 and it’s community, and to get involved with us at Noxxic. Solid recruits will get monetization options for their content and other potential perks, we’re flexible and want to make great new relationships. […]

Noxxic: SWTOR Recruiting

Greetings, We are now recruiting for SWTOR class experts, enthusiasts, and theorycrafters. This is an opportunity to contribute to SWTOR and it’s community, and to get involved with us at Noxxic. Solid recruits will get monetization options for the content their involved in and other potential perks, we’re flexible and want to make great new […]

Gladiator Warrior DPS?

Some of you may have noticed that we published updated DPS Rankings yesterday with a new Gladiator Warrior DPS spec. What is this new spec and why did we add it? Well, this chart should make it clear why we thought Gladiators deserve their own guide. A Gladiator Warrior is a DPS focused Protection spec […]

PvE Tank guides now configurable!

With a month under our belts using the new DPS configurable guide feature, we’ve been hard at work to introduce the same feature for tanks. Tanks were not as straight-forward as DPS as there are more factors at play. Factors like consistent damage taken, spike damage taken, damage per second (+threat generation) etc. As a […]

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Enter Dark Portal, take a screenshot & win a shirt!

Warlords of Draenor is right around the corner… The Dark Portal will finally open! To celebrate the launch of the expansion, Shirts.com has teamed up with Noxxic to give away free shirts… epic! Win an Alliance, Horde or Noxxic Shirt For a chance to win a free Horde, Alliance, or Noxxic t-shirt, all you have […]

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Warcraft Q&A Panel

The Warcraft developers took questions from the community in this BlizzCon panel. Highlights included plans for transmog collections, developer interest in large scale social content, and the curious lack of bacon in game. No plans for a third spec. They want to see new armor silhouettes. No concrete plans to release that yet, but they’re thinking […]

Warcraft Items and Class Changes Panel

The Items and Class Changes panel at BlizzCon largely focused on changes made in preparation for next week’s Warlords of Draenor expansion. Here are the highlights from the panel. Class Design Changes The developers wanted to re-evaluate what makes classes fun, improve the balance between class and encounter mechanics, stop the PvP arms race, reduce […]

Diablo Panel at BlizzCon

The Diablo panel at BlizzCon previewed new monsters and items for patch 2.1.2, along with changes to the randomness and distribution of monsters, rift guardians, and level layouts. In Patch 2.1.2, you can expect new visually-distinct treasure goblins to chase: the gem hoarder, the odious collector, and the blood thief. They’ll drop gems, crafting materials, […]