World of Warcraft now has a cow level as a Diablo tribute

The event is now live and there was much moo-ing to be heard.

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The Diablo 3 patch 2.4.3 is expected to drop any day now, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the franchise with the Darkening of Tristram tribute levels. The reminiscing has also spread to World of Warcraft, where players can now no longer say "there is no cow level."

The WoW Subreddit noticed that the event was live and Wowhead relased a video showing it. Apparently, treasure goblins can appear at random in the various game zones or in dungeons, and after killing them, players can take their portal to the new level called Moo-Moo Farm. There players, will kill Diablolical Bovines and Taurens, and eventually kill the Cow King, who will drop a toy guitar. For those unaware, Diablo 2 had a secret cow level, also inhabited by the Cow King.

There have also been reports that Imps in the game now look like mini-Diablos as well.

Blizzard will be rolling out Diablo tributes in their other games in coming days. One is planned already planned for Heartstone. It is likely the level will not last long, perhaps ending as early as next Tuesday when the servers are updated again. So go find that Goblin, and enjoy some incessant moo-ing.

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    January 4, 2017 9:34 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, World of Warcraft now has a cow level as a Diablo tribute

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      January 4, 2017 9:44 AM

      Blizzard always does cute stuff

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      January 4, 2017 9:59 AM

      It's like having a birthday party but instead your parents give your friends all the gifts.

      All Diablo gets is the awful "Diablo 1 mode"

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        January 4, 2017 1:05 PM

        Indeed. If this anniversary celebration doesn't culminate in a Diablo 4 announcement then I will be quite disappointed :(

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          January 4, 2017 1:13 PM

          I'm afraid we are all gonna be disappointed

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        January 4, 2017 5:34 PM

        Having just done this, the cow level is just an instance that's not as fun as you might think. A field containing a bunch of trash mobs and a scaled up Tauren that drops a lot of blues and purples.

        The goblin can show up at the end of a dungeon or dalaran sewer to bring you there.

        It drops a few toys and cosmetic models but it's pretty forgettable.

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          January 4, 2017 6:32 PM

          Took about 30-45 mins to run thru it. It's basically just levels we are have with a retro skin. Feels very put together last minute. I had already seen a few videos when it was on the test server. I don't feel any different after actually playing it.

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            January 4, 2017 6:34 PM

            ah, i meant the anniversary stuff in world of warcraft; i think you meant Diablo.

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              January 4, 2017 6:36 PM

              Definitely seems like wow got the best presents on diablo's anniversary

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        January 5, 2017 1:24 AM

        'Member the cow level?

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          January 5, 2017 1:39 AM

          I member luring all the cows to the portal and then telling leechers waiting in town that the portal was safe. In hardcore.

          Good times. I member. ;(

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      January 5, 2017 1:26 AM

      Thunder Bluff?