WoW players have access to an endless arsenal of community-made resources, including guides, utilities, and news sites—often mixing all of the above. We want to guide you to the tools that will help you enjoy World of Warcraft to the fullest, and to accomplish that lofty goal, periodically we’ll point you toward a site that offers the kind of content we think you’ll find valuable.
Icy Veins is one such resource! Having recently celebrated their third year as an active fansite, they’ve become an important source of WoW knowledge for players all over the world. Icy Veins is a guide site where players can learn more about a wide range of topics, including classes, Raid and Dungeons, Transmogrification items, and more. New players are often referred to Icy Veins to learn the basics regarding how to play their preferred class and spec.
Points of Interest
When you visit Icy Veins, the front page will point you their featured content, popular guides, and recent and trending forum topics. In addition, the site has a few main sections:
Forums—Mingle with the Icy Veins community and join discussions on virtually any World of Warcraft topic you can think of.
Classes—The Class Guides at Icy Veins are a major draw. They cover how to play every spec of every class, including Talents, rotations, useful abilities, gearing, ideal item enhancements, and useful add-ons and macros. There are also helpful guides on how to play each of the class roles as well.
Events—The Events section covers not only all of the holiday events, but includes guides on special zones such as Timeless Isle as well.
Quests—The Quests section of the site will help you get up to date on the Legendary cloak quest line, as well as faction quests in Mists of Pandaria.
Transmogrification—If you need inspiration for a good-looking Transmogrification set, this is the section for you. Items are divided by class, and the site includes images of many gear sets for each class as well as information on how to acquire the pieces. Since the guides are visual, it’s easy to browse around and find just the piece you need to complete the look you’re going for.
We encourage you to visit Icy Veins and have a look around, and feel free to let us know in the comments below if you’ve visited Icy Veins before and what you found most helpful. You’re also welcome to share any additional class resources you may use or tips and tricks for those looking to learn more. We’ll be bringing you more fansite profiles in the future.