World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion continues its content drops this week with the release of Tides of Vengeance Part 2. This update introduces the new Battle of Dazar’alor raid and Season 2 of PvP in addition to numerous other tweaks and improvements. Subscribers can log in now and check out all that’s new.
New Raid: Battle of Dazar’alor
The Alliance strikes at the heart of the Zandalari empire—while the defenders of the Horde will rally to their new allies’ defense—in an epic new raid, Battle of Dazar’alor. This new raid provides both Horde and Alliance players with unique encounters for their faction—along with the opportunity to play through events from the opposite faction’s viewpoint. Blizzard has mentioned that the two anticipated Allied Races, Kul Tirans and Zandalari Trolls will be unlocked after the LFR is released for this raid in the future.
PvP Season 2 Begins
PvP Season 2 has begun and introduces an updated Conquest reward schedule, mounts, and gear. Players who earn 500 Conquest points in a given week through PvP activities including Arenas, Battlegrounds, and Assaults in War Mode will be still be able to choose a piece of gear from each week’s selection; in addition, they’ll now earn a Quartermaster’s Coin, which can be collected and ultimately used to upgrade pieces from this season’s Sinister Gladiator PvP set. It’s time to get bloodthirsty on World of Warcraft.
Mythic Keystone Dungeon Season 2 Begins
The new Mythic Keystone Dungeon season opens opportunities for new rewards and a new challenge with the new seasonal affix: Reaping. High-level Keystones will now summon Bwonsamdi, the Loa of Death, to wreak some spectral havoc upon players’ dungeon run. As heroes kill enemies, the vanquished spirits will continue to linger in the mortal realm. At certain points throughout the dungeon, Bwonsamdi will resurrect these twisted souls, who will swarm the unfortunate adventurers in a final act of vengeance
World of Warcraft Azerite Armor Updates
With the release of Season 2, World of Warcraft is introducing new epic Azerite pieces from PvP Season 2, the Battle of Dazar’alor raid, World Quest Emissaries, and from the Mythic Keystone vendor Thaumaturge Vashreen in Zuldazar and Boralus. These new items will have a fifth ring with additional new trait options.