World of Warcraft players still have a few months to go until Battle for Azeroth arrives in August, but they are keeping plenty busy analyzing every leaked detail from test servers until then. Some of the information that the community already knows involves upcoming raid bosses and one fan used those details as inspiration for a little Pokemon crossover art.
Spoiler warning that the rest of this post will offer a preview about some of the big bads that will play a key role in the World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth story. If you don’t mind knowing who the raid bosses are, then feel free to read on…
The Uldir raid will feature a handful of bosses for horde and alliance members to defeat and assets have already been released for these enemies. A WoW fan took those assets and recreated them in the style of Gameboy Advanced Pokemon sprites. The results were pretty awesome (and blurry).
Have a look…
The WoW Reddit community seemed to agree that the sprites looked awesome, but a debate quickly erupted about whether they actually looked like Pokemon GBA sprites. The creator explained that he changed the border shading color to make them pop a little more and downscaled the enemies’ given colors, rather than using the palette of Pokemon colors. Either way, they still look pretty awesome.
As the release of BFA draws closer, we expect more excitement to build and more fan created content to arrive. Check back for updates between now and the expansion’s release.
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth releases August 14 for PC.