Wowhead's Olympic Beta Key Giveaway!

Wowhead is having a giveaway to celebrate the Olympic Games – and this time, your prize is a key to the Wrath of the Lich King beta!


Wowhead has five Wrath of the Lich King beta keys to give away as prizes in our little Olympic Game.


How to Win:

 We have a sticky thread in the General forums for the contest entries. All you have to do is post a response in the thread, with an idea for a new Achievement for Wrath of the Lich King, like these:

  • High Dive: Fall 65 yards or more into water, without suffering any fall damage.
  • Speed Skating: Skate 100 consecutive yards on ice.
  • Marathon Runner: Run all the way from Booty Bay to Light's Hope Chapel on foot.

Once a day for the next five days, we'll select one poster at random from the thread, announce them in the sticky, and send them a beta key for Wrath of the Lich King! That's right – it really is that simple. You don't need to kiss a boy. You don't need to cook a murloc. You don't even need to respec holy! Just submit an achievement idea, and you're golden!

Please see our official Contest Page for the complete rules!


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# Aug 15 2008 at 10:33 AM Rating: Decent
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Unstoppable - kill 10 mobs without of your level or higher exiting combat
No brain, just DPS - Be the first player by honorable kills on Warsong Gulch
Avenger - Kill the person who killed you last 5 times without dying
Legendary exlorer - Explore every location in the game so it could be seen on your map
Gladiator - Win 10 Arena matches in a row
Lucker - Get an honorable kill while having less than 50 hp
No life - Complete every achievement in the game
Pie eating contest
# Aug 14 2008 at 11:26 PM Rating: Decent
1 post
* Eat 100 pies in a row

* Skin a cat - 'nuff said

* Take 'em with you - kill 100 mob's after dying
# Aug 13 2008 at 11:10 PM Rating: Decent
13 posts
This is a great idea.

Edited, Aug 14th 2008 3:08am by ironbig
Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 12 2008 at 4:57 PM Rating: Decent
1 post
Ironforge 500: Race around Ironforge 500 times on foot in an olympic good time.
Hammer Toss
# Aug 12 2008 at 6:51 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
Kill 100 escaping victims with Hammer of Wrath
Wowhead olympics...
# Aug 12 2008 at 4:18 AM Rating: Decent
11 posts
I AM STILL ALIVE - Hunter - How many baddies at once you and your pet can kill sucessfully
with u still living that is equal to or greater than your lvl - applys only to non elite
baddies... Elites are bonus points... FD is deductable points...

KILARY TAG MASTERY - Hunter - Kilary bird tag - how many of those wreched birds you can
tag in one batch & still stay mounted regardless the mount...
2 categories - epic fast flying mount & regular flying mount...


Edited, Aug 12th 2008 8:19am by kyttykat
# Aug 11 2008 at 3:54 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
Leecher - Won 10 AV's without any point of DMG/HEALIN done nor taken.
Master Leecher - Won 10 WSG's without any point of DMG/HEALIN done nor taken.
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# Aug 10 2008 at 8:52 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
Master Hurdler: Jump 10 sleeping Wretched Fiends without aggroing a single one! +Bonus points for front flips.
Original Marathon (like the ancient Greeks)
# Aug 10 2008 at 5:06 AM Rating: Decent
11 posts
Original Marathon - Run from a successful boss fight all the way back to your race's home city, inform the city leaders, and then die.

Edited, Aug 10th 2008 9:06am by drjamesmurray

Edited, Aug 10th 2008 9:07am by drjamesmurray
# Aug 10 2008 at 12:45 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 12:35 PM Rating: Good
30 posts
Apollo's Servant: Complete 100 "Messenger" quests (i.e. go tell stormpike what i think of his mother... then come back here and tell me what he said)

Tri-Athlete: A timed event that must include 5000 yds of running on foot, 25000 yds of mounted running, and 5000 yds of swimming. only 1 form of tranportation allowed between "checkpoints" (would require actual implementation of a quest , rather than tracking of something already accomplished.

Polar Bear Club: Swim in frozen area with no gear (i.e. naked)

Combatant: PVP oriented accomplishment. Lead each battle ground in Killing blows/HK's, Damage done, Healing done, etc... ( pick a stat) at least X number of times.

Champion Of Warcraft: First Toon of both factions to reach level 80 on each server

Keeper of the Flame: Deliver the essence of the fires of Ironforge/Orgrimmar to the frozen wastes of Northrend.

Coach: guide 3 or more players below level 20 through an instance as the group leader.

On a lighter note: Using 10 DK's with deathgrip, and a mage with Living bomb, Pull, pass and punt a gnome ... over the walls of Orgrimmar. That woud be epic. You could play Volley-gnome. Until they died :(
High Jump
# Aug 09 2008 at 12:11 PM Rating: Default
1 post
High Jump: Some how jump up onto a mushroom in Zangarmarsh.
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# Aug 09 2008 at 12:09 PM Rating: Good
1 post
Frequent Flier Miles: obtain all flight paths
Pain Delivery Specialist
# Aug 09 2008 at 11:10 AM Rating: Decent
Plays better than you
11,852 posts

Achieve 100,000 Honor kills
Trubbles Stormborn - 25 ARC / 22 CNJ ... 18 FSH / 14 CUL

Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 10:25 AM Rating: Good
Your Soul...Is Mine! : Use Drain Soul successfully 1000 times.
Making the lives of stupid people more difficult, one day at a time.
Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 12:33 PM Rating: Good
30 posts
edit . bad post

Edited, Aug 9th 2008 4:31pm by Bearreese
World Traveler
# Aug 09 2008 at 10:22 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts

World Traveler- Travel by foot from Un'Goro crater up to darkshore take ship from darkshore to Wetlands and then by foot travel to the Blasted Lands and through the dark portal and then (Now here's the harder part), travel by foot through the forces gathered at the dark portal and on to the ending point in Shattrath City.
Eating contest (warlocks)
# Aug 09 2008 at 10:03 AM Rating: Decent
3 posts
Have your felhunter eat atleast 500 spells
Hurdles: jump over 50+ creatures(that aggro) your level or higher without getting hit (u may use mounts)
Javelin Throwing: strike the final blow on a boss (your level or higher) with a throwing knife

Edited, Aug 9th 2008 2:07pm by Zerkerefeia
Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 9:31 AM Rating: Good
Cannibal: cannibalize 10 allies in a single bg
Picky eater: cannibalize 5 allies of the same race in a single bg
Targonne 70 undead roque 20-0-41 (baelgun)
16124 Lifetime Kills

"Remember rogues don't have to do it from behind, we just like it better that way"
Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 8:55 AM Rating: Decent
5 posts
Nice think its time for clearing the Auctionhouse

MMO News
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# Aug 09 2008 at 6:50 AM Rating: Decent
9 posts
Frequent Flier: Fly a total of 1000 miles on each continent.
Nerves of Steel: Kill all opposing faction's boss in Azeroth.
Nothing to Fear: Fall a total of 500 or more feet and survive. (Not usable with water)
Epic n00b: Say the word, "Allakhazam" 100 times in The Barrens or Westfall's general chat.
Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 6:41 AM Rating: Good
5 posts
Race O'maniac : Win a race in The Shimmering Flats.
Blood Hunger: Get 5000 lifetime kills.
Calibur: Kill 100 mobs with a sword, stave or dagger.
Excalibur: Kill 1000 mobs with your hands.
Survival: Win a WSG/AB/AV or EoS without dying.
Invincible: Get 20 killing blows without dying.
Champ: Win all the battlegrounds.
Master Olympic: Win all the battlegrounds without dying. Reward, title <Master Olympic>.
Job Done: Get your professions at max level.
Master Worker: Get all recipes from your professions. Reward, title <Master Worker>.
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# Aug 09 2008 at 6:51 AM Rating: Decent
9 posts
I like those!

Edited, Aug 9th 2008 10:49am by HyatoX
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# Aug 09 2008 at 6:55 AM Rating: Decent
5 posts
ty ^^
lotlk beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 5:11 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
powerhouse : Kill 15 mobs your level or higher in less than 1 minute.
Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 3:33 AM Rating: Decent
Ride out and fish 50 different kind of "usable-fish", timed rvent, all start at same spot.

Edited, Aug 9th 2008 7:32am by BobkaareofEREU
WSG 400 Metre
# Aug 09 2008 at 3:18 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
WSG 400 Metre: Run from 1 graveyard to the other and back again without losing your life. Open to both factions and all levels - Performance enhancing buffs/potions strictly prohibited!
Wowhead's Olympic Beta
# Aug 09 2008 at 12:30 AM Rating: Good
Alliance - Run through each of the horde main cities naked without getting killed.

Horde - Opposite of above.
The majority always wins!

Sacris solemnis juncta sint gaudia,
et ex praecordiis sonent praeconia;
recedant vetera, nova sint omnia,
corda, voces, et opera.

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