Updated Fri, Dec 07, 2012 by Mem
Patch 5.1 in World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria has only just went live a few short days ago, and yet some of us are already looking to the future. Not that Patch 5.1 doesn't have a lot to offer, from the exclusive Brawler's Guild, PvP changes, and various other additions, this patch has a little something for everyone to enjoy. However, despite all the new changes and additions this patch has to offer, or perhaps because of them, many of us are already dreaming of Patch 5.2.
With Patch 5.1 so freshly released, little is known about the upcoming Patch 5.2, but Blizzard has released some juicy tidbits and teasers already that are certainly food for thought. In order to quench our thirst (and yours) for knowledge about World of Warcraft Patch 5.2, we have scoured the internet for mention of it and collected all the information we could find into this one handy article. Enjoy!
Disclaimer: None of the information provided in this article will for sure appear in Patch 5.2. As with all things, these are subject to change pending the release of Patch 5.2.
Transmogrification was the answer to many player's prayers when it was released several patches ago. No longer would there have to be four other druids who looked exactly the same in our raid groups. We could choose to look exactly how we wanted....well...almost exactly. Transmogrification does have some minor restrictions, some of which are more annoying to players than others.
It seems that in Patch 5.2 at least one of those restrictions might finally be lifted. Check out this teasing tweet from Zarhym, our favorite Blizzard floating skull:
Basically, the main-hand vs. off-hand transmog distinction will be cut, and some exceptions will be added to the total restriction of similar weapon types. Major news for some and minor for others, but I think we can all agree that seeing some restrictions lifted from Transmogrification is pretty exciting and leaves us to wonder what other restrictions might be given the boot in the near future.
The Tillers are a pretty popular faction in Mists of Pandaria. It seems that almost everyone likes spending time at Sunsong Ranch planting and harvesting crops and upgrading your farm. It seems Patch 5.2 will potentially give us more to look forward to when it comes to Sunsong Ranch as mentioned in a blue post by Brennvin:
If these changes actually make it to game Sunsong Ranch stands to become an even more useful and interesting place to hang out. The only other thing I would wish for is for more options to give personality to our farms. While nothing of the sort is mentioned in this particular blue post, Patch 5.2 is still far enough off on the horizon that my wish could very well be granted.
While Patch 5.1 had a little something for everyone it was lacking in one area; major raid content. This leads us to believe that Patch 5.2 will hold the key to a new raid dungeon. Of course every great dungeon needs a big baddie hanging out at the end to foil raid groups. Who this raid boss may be is really anyone's guess, however, a little tidbit provided by Wrathion could hold the answer.
One of the Patch 5.1 captions from Wrathion goes a little something like this:
“Stay vigilant, hero. The return of the Thunder King is both a threat... and an opportunity!”
While not spelled out entirely, this
almost screams that we will see a raid featuring the Mogu front and
With the likelihood of a new raid being
introduced in Patch
5.2 high, it stands to reason that soon we will be taking on the Mogu
and potentially their legendary (resurrected?) Thunder King.
Sadly, that is it folks, at least for now. Remember, all this information is subject to change and may or may not actually show up in Patch 5.2. Keep an eye out for more exciting news about Patch 5.2 as its release comes closer. For now I would love to know what you think of these possible changes and additions coming in World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2? Have you discovered additional information concerning this patch not mentioned in this article? What would you like to see introduced or changed in Patch 5.2? Share your thoughts with us using the comment section found below!