WoW: Dragonflight Diablo 4 Event Has Players Hunting Down Treasure Goblins
Who doesn't want to fight off the demons of the Burning Legion with Wirt's Leg?
World of Warcraft: Dragonflight's Diablo IV crossover kicks off today, and it has players scouring Azeroth for a different kind of demon than they are accustomed to finding, all in the name of scoring some hellish rewards.
The event, officially titled the Greedy Emissary, runs from now through June 14 across the game's capital cities and Dragonflight zones, where troublesome treasure goblins straight out of Diablo can be found. Once caught, the treasure goblins will offer up a variety of Diablo-themed cosmetics, including a mount.
Get a chance at epic cosmetics during the Greedy Emissary event:— World of Warcraft (@Warcraft) May 25, 2023
🦵 Wirt’s Leg weapon transmog
🐎 Tyrael’s Charger mount
🐐 Baa’lial pet
😈 And more!
Live May 25 at 10 am local time. pic.twitter.com/7g2gBLkZ49
Up for grabs are a few items players of Blizzard's ARPG franchise will no doubt be familiar with. Wirt's Leg, an item critical to unlocking the secret cow level in Diablo II (and which Blizzard insists isn't in Diablo IV), can now be wielded as a weapon in WoW. Players can also nab a Tome of Town portal toy, and a demonic goat pet named Baa'lial.
There's a few other rewards too, including nice-looking Treasure Nabbin' Bag back cosmetic, a hood and cloak ensemble, and most importantly, the Tyrael's Charger mount, which sports the long, white beams of light that makes the angels of Diablo so iconic. The mount was originally offered in 2011 as part of a WoW annual pass promotion (which included a copy of Diablo III), before later being added to the MMO's in-game shop for individual purchase. It's just the latest previously exclusive mount that Blizzard has released, having recently offered a number of old WoW Trading Card Game mounts via Twitch drops.
According to Wowhead, the conclusion of the event will kick off a 50% experience buff so players can make up for lost time post-Diablo IV's launch.
Diablo IV's early access release is right around the corner, arriving on June 2 for those who preorder the Deluxe or Ultimate editions of the game, or on June 6 for everyone else. Blizzard recently detailed all of Diablo IV's accessibility options, and the crossover events for Diablo IV will continue in Blizzard's mobile spin-off, Diablo Immortal. You can read more about the game in our Diablo 4 review.
In WoW news, the game's next update will take players back in time to witness the fall of the biggest dragon in Warcraft history, Galakrond, as part of a new mega-dungeon. It will additionally introduce a new type of DPS specialization for Evokers that has never been seen before, one that is more focused on providing DPS buffs to teammates than dealing damage on their own.