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wow Weekly Bonus Events Have Returned

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Legion has been out for a month now and it's time for the weekly bonus events to return!

As if we didn't already have enough things to do, it is time to add another bullet point to our list: the weekly bonus events. After a month of no events, due to the launch of Legion, it's back to business. For this last week of September, you can step into the Arena for the Arena Skirmishes Bonus Event.

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Bonus Events have returned in World of Warcraft: Legion, and the first is underway with a focus on Arena PvP. 

What Are Bonus Events?

The Bonus Events system consists of a rotating schedule of different activities, currently scheduled to run each week beginning on Tuesdays. Each Bonus Event grants a passive bonus to a particular game activity and offers a once-per-event quest with a noteworthy reward for accomplishing a related goal. The in-game calendar can serve as your one-stop reference for the event schedule. The Adventure Guide also offers a direct link to active Bonus Events, allowing you to easily accept any associated quests.

Sharpen your swords and reinforce your boards, because you’re called to the PvP Arena for the hectic mayhem of Skirmishes.


This Week: Arena Skirmishes


All week, from anywhere in Azeroth, open the Group Finder (default hotkey: i), select the Player vs. Player tab on the bottom of the window, and then under Arena Battles, choose either 2v2 or 3v3 and JOIN BATTLE. You’ll be matched up with teammates and provided with opponents to kill in the Arena.


Look for the following all week long:

  • Archmage Lan’dalock near Violet Hold in Dalaran has a quest for you.
    • Quest requirement: Win 10 Arena PvP Skirmishes
    • Reward: A PvP loot box
  • Passive buff: +50% honor gains from Skirmishes


If you’ve been looking to make some Honor gains, this is the week to do it!


Starting from next week, we will be informing you about the weekly bonus events with our usual "This Month in WoW" posts.

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Interesting choice to start with a PvP bonus event. I would have expected it to come after one or two PvE ones that promote dungeons/world quests.

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They are probably doing this because PVP is totally different now and the fact that there is so much to do in PVE.

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Very true. I can see that they wanted to give PvPers something to enjoy since it has been so PvE focused. Fair point!

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