Mists of Pandaria: 4th Expansion to WoW

Mists of Pandaria is the fourth expansion to World of Warcraft after Cataclysm. It was announced by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in BlizzCon 2011. In the new expansion, the elusive Pandaren reintroduced, originally seen in Blizzard's real-time strategy game Warcraft III, as a playable race and adds a brand-new player class: the martial-arts-focused Monk. You will explore the mysteries of an exotic new land and advance to the new level cap of 90. You will also experience a range of new game features and content, including new dungeons and quests, group scenarios and "challenge" modes, pet battles, and more.

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

You will be able to explore the long-lost continent of Pandaria, which has hidden from the world since the sundering of Azeroth over ten thousand years ago. In the aftermath of the Cataclysm played out in World of Warcraft’s third expansion, Pandaria’s heroes are emerging from their land’s lush forests and cloud-ringed mountains to choose sides in the escalating war between the Alliance and the Horde and to share the extraordinary secrets of their ancient martial arts. As tensions between the factions near a breaking point following the discovery of this new world, players will be called upon to explore Pandaria’s exotic expanses, make contact with its strange indigenous creatures, and unlock the world-changing secrets that have been hiding in the mists for millennia.

Mists of Pandaria

New Race: Pandaren
  • The Wandering Isle starting zone is actually a giant turtle!
  • Pandaren characters will start out Neutral and choose either Alliance or Horde at level 10.
  • Pandarens will be able to be the following classes: Monk, Mage, Priest, Hunter, Rogue, Warrior, and Shaman.

New Class: Monk
  • Monks will now be a selectable class for the following races: Pandaren, Dwarf, Human, Draenei, Gnome, Night Elf, Orc, Tauren, Blood Elf, Undead, Troll.
  • Monks will use Cloth and Leather items.
  • Monks can use the following weapons: Hands and feet, Fist Weapons, One-Handed Axes, One-Handed Maces, One-Handed Swords, Polearms, and Staves.

Mists of Pandaria Preview Trailer

New Features in Mists of Pandaria

  • New Playable Race -- Pandaren: Adventure through Azeroth as World of Warcraft's first neutral race and decide whether to side with the Alliance or the Horde.
  • New Playable Class -- Monk: Unlock the secrets of pandaren martial arts and do battle as a damage dealer, healer, or tank.
  • Level Cap Increased to 90:Learn potent new spells and abilities while exploring uncharted zones and taking on challenging new content.
  • New Zones:Explore the lush Jade Forest, treacherous Kun-Lai Summit, and other exotic areas of Pandaria designed for high-level characters, and uncover the mystery of the Wandering Isle.
  • Scenarios: Join up with some friends to achieve a common goal, such as mounting a defense against invading monsters, in a flexible new type of PvE challenge.
  • Dungeon “Challenge” Modes: Master the ultimate five-player time trial to earn prestige rewards in a new dungeon mode that will put your resolve and coordination to the test.
  • Pet Battles: Challenge other players’ companion pets with your own collection in a new tactical mini-game, and find out who's king or queen of the pint-sized battlefield.
  • New Talent System: Customize your character to suit your play style with the newly overhauled and improved talent system.

For more information about Mists of Pandaria you can visit Blizzard Entertainment’s official website at www.WorldofWarcraft.com