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Newsletter Sep 11: Important! Undocumented Change

Post by piwakawaka » September 11th, 2017, 7:11 pm

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September 2017
Year 3, Issue 36

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Hello, Readers.

Patch 7.3 is chugging along nicely with plenty to do to keep us occupied. Amid all the awesome things to do, however, is a small undocumented change that makes life a little bit easier for those of you working on the PvP pets. The PvP vendors Sarah the Savage and Captain Roberts are found in the faction areas of Dalaran, and will now sell you the PvP prestige pets. As long as you unlock the pets on one character you now have access to the opposite faction's pets. This saves time for those of us who want the pets but maybe haven't been as devoted as we could be in our PvPing adventures.

With this change you can purchase the pets on any level character of the opposite faction, so long as you are able to get them over to new Dalaran. This may cost you a mage portal, and the pets themselves will set you back 500 gold each, but it is well worth the effort if you want the pets without the hassle of prestiging multiple characters.

I hope you all have a good week.

Piwakawaka.

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Re: Newsletter Sep 11: Important! Undocumented Change

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FOWL PLAY EVENT WINNERS
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EVENT WINNERS

@HOLLTHULHU, @FLAMEFLASH, @XSIRENXCRUSNIKX, @KEMETARI, & @GAZZIEN
Won a level 25 http://www.wowhead.com/npc=7394/ancona-chicken from the Ancona Chicken Exchange

Congratulations to our winners! We really hope that everyone had fun with this event!

Wild Pet Capture Service
Above all else... A3 loves collecting pets! Collection doesn't just stop at pets that can be traded and adopted though - there are a few worlds' worth of wild pets out there waiting for collectors, too! A few of us would like to offer our love of hunting wild pets to A3 members to help them also round out their wild pet needs.

Each week (sometimes a few times each week!) we will comb zones to help members find the wild pets they are still after. We will turn a zone upside-down and inside-out looking for your pet(s) and message you once we've found them. You will then come and capture it! If you would like to take advantage of this service, but aren't available during our typical times, please don't hesitate to contact us and ask about alternative days and times.

Specifications Allowed

✔ Both Factions
✔ All Zones
✔ All Pets
✔ Any Quality
✔ Any Breed
✔ Any Specifics (color, size, etc.)
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Pet Suppliers
Do you want to help supply pets for adoption that A3 needs? We have a Pet Suppliers thread where members can sign up to sponsor certain pets they are willing to supply. When the supply of certain pets starts to run low or we have an upcoming project where we’ll need more of a certain pet – we’ll send out a notification about that pet to our suppliers! There is no guess work and no 24/7 farming because we’ll let you know when we’re in need of the pets.

There are no quotas to meet when supplying the pets that you signed up for. You can provide whatever amount you are comfortable with.

New supply options were recently added! New options include common vendor and non-Legion pets.


There are 100's of supply options available, but below you will find the newest options added to the supply request sign-up sheet. These options are especially in need of suppliers right now.

Please note that the sign-up sheet is organized according to which expansion each pet was introduced in, not the expansion "zone" that they are found in.
LEGION
  • Alarm-o-Bot
    Ash'ana
    Autumnal Sproutling
    Baby Elderhorn
    Court Scribe
    Enchanted Cauldron
    Enchanted Pen
    Enchanted Torch
    Extinguished Eye
    Fel Piglet
    Fledgling Warden Owl
    Nursery Spider
    Plump Jelly
    Ridgeback Puglet
    River Calf
    Sewer-Pipe Jelly
    Sting Ray Pup
    Sunborne Val'kyr
    Thaumaturgical Piglet
    Transmutant
    Trigger
WARLORDS OF DRAENOR
  • Blorp
    Crusher
    Empowered Manafiend
    Empyreal Manafiend
    Energized Manafiend
    Ghostshell Crab
    Kaliri Hatchling
    Nursery Spider
    Veilwatcher Hatchling
MISTS OF PANDARIA
  • Azure Crane Chick
    Bonkers
    Mountain Panda
    Pandaren Air Spirit
    Pandaren Earth Spirit
    Pandaren Fire Sprit
    Pandaren Water Spirit
    Snowy Panda
    Sunfur Panda
    Terrible Turnip
    Tiny Blue Carp
    Tiny Green Carp
    Tiny Red Carp
    Tiny White Carp
CATACLYSM
  • Elementium Geode
    Tiny Shale Spider
    Winterspring Cub
WRATH OF THE LICH KING
  • Albino Snake
    Blue Clockwork Rocket Bot
    Calico Cat
    Darting Hatchling
    Ghostly Skull
    Leaping Hatchling
    Obsidian Hatchling
    Ravasaur Hatchling
    Razormaw Hatchling
BURNING CRUSADE
  • Blue Dragonhawk Hatchling
    Blue Moth
    Brown Rabbit
    Chuck
    Golden Dragonhawk Hatchling
    Magical Crawdad
    Mana Wyrmling
    Muckbreath
    Red Dragonhawk Hatchling
    Red Moth
    Silver Dragonhawk Hatchling
    Snarly
    Toothy
    White Moth
    Yellow Moth
CLASSIC
  • Ancona Chicken
    Black Kingsnake
    Bombay Cat
    Brown Prairie Dog
    Brown Snake
    Cockatiel
    Cornish Rex Cat
    Crimson Snake
    Great Horned Owl
    Hawk Owl
    Orange Tabby Cat
    Senegal
    Siamese Cat
    Silver Tabby Cat
    Snowshoe Rabbit
    Tree Frog
    Undercity Cockroach
    White Kitten
    Wood Frog
    Green Wing Macaw
    Smolderweb Hatchling
    Worg Pup
Adoptions
Whether entering a one-time competition or requesting your weekly pets, please remember these essential tips so your requests and entries aren't disqualified.

  •   Remember to keep an active level 20+ character attached to your site profile. It is a good idea to log in to this character before posting adoption requests to refresh your armory information.

      Please remember to check what pets you have before submitting requests! Add-ons don't always display things accurately.

      Please remember to report your request list if you acquire a pet you have requested. We've modified our system so that even if your post has already been flagged you can still report and make changes.

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Re: Newsletter Sep 11: Important! Undocumented Change

Post by piwakawaka » September 11th, 2017, 7:12 pm

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Re: Newsletter Sep 11: Important! Undocumented Change

Post by piwakawaka » September 11th, 2017, 7:13 pm

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Upcoming Change to Argus Waystones and Invasion Points

Hey all,

I wanted to give you a heads up that we are currently testing a hotfix aimed at addressing some player concerns with Argus Waystones and Invasion Points.

First, will be removing the Argus Waystone currency entirely. Players who currently have Argus Waystones will be compensated with a small amount of Veiled Argunite.

The weekly quests that previously required Argus Waystones will now require players to simply complete three Invasion Points.

We will also be increasing the cap on Veiled Argunite to 2,000 from 1,500, to make sure there are no issues with any of these changes - this will also act as a small quality of life increase for those of you seeing yourselves at the currency cap.

Thanks for all your feedback so far on Invasion Points, and we'll see you on Argus!
Ornyx
Community Manager

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Upcoming Change to Argus Waystones and Invasion Points

Hey all,
Tamiller wrote:I have several alts who have made progress towards 15 waystones, but aren't quite there yet. I'm one invasion away on some of them. I really hope that when the fix gets pushed, I don't get my progress reset to doing 3 more, on every alt...

Can we get some warning when the fix will be pushed, so people in my position have time to get their quest in before losing all the progress they'd made? Or, just push the fix at the weekly reset?

We're working to hotfix this with weekly resets on September 12.
Ornyx
Community Manager

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Post by piwakawaka » September 11th, 2017, 7:14 pm

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The major perk of an app like Discord is that communication is live. Meaning – you can see it on the fly (assuming you are logged in). This will be an advantage over the forum or twitter where you need to check in throughout the day. It will be especially helpful with organizing groups, sharing rare spawn information with others, or just getting to know your fellow A3ers!
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Post by piwakawaka » September 11th, 2017, 7:15 pm

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Thank You
Thank you to everyone to contributed to this week's newsletter!

Piwakawaka (editor/contributor)
Jedikitten (formatting/contributor)
Sandwalker (copy editor/contributor)
Wakamaru (contributor)

A special 'Thank You' to Wakamaru for creating this week's Pawprint Press header!
A3 Forum Games
A3 has a number of forum games going for members to participate in. Members are also encouraged to start any new forum games they have ideas for. Head over to our new Games forum and jump in!

Help Support A3
Did you know that A3 has bills? It’s true! A3 has monthly and yearly bills related to the cost of operating the Agency. Operating costs are the costs required to run the community – these do not include the costs of sponsoring giveaways.

A3 is a volunteer operated project and we need the help of our members to keep the site online. Currently, about 4% of our members contribute to the to these operating costs and around 1% have contributed more than once.

A few spare dollars here and there can go a long way! Donations are accepted through PayPal and Patreon.
For more information about donating financially please visit our Supporter's Page.

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