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Legendary Upgrades Clarified

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Blizzard explains where and how to get the quest and the essences needed to finish it.

Update: Some more blue posts have clarified that the essences will drop on all Nighthold difficulties, including LFR and on a per-boss and not per-difficulty basis. (Source 1) (Source 2)

We already know that the legendary upgrade quest is not connected to the Illidan questline, but now we also know exactly how it will work: where to get it, where to get the Essence of Aman'ThulEssence of Aman'Thul needed to finish it and the fact that the quest is repeatable!

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Since the release of Patch 7.1.5, we've received a number of questions relating to the Nighthold Legendary item upgrades and how that process will work. We'd like to provide some clarity on what you can expect next week.

When the Nighthold opens next week, players who have acquired at least one Legion Legendary item will find a quest in Dalaran to upgrade a Legendary from item level 910 to 940. This quest involves collecting a number of
Essence of Aman'ThulEssence of Aman'Thul, which can be found in the following locations:

Nighthold Raid Bosses
Weekly Mythic Keystone Cache
Emissary Bags
PvP Weekly Quests

Once you have completed the quest, you'll be given a Distilled Titan EssenceDistilled Titan Essence, which can be consumed to upgrade a Legion Legendary item to level 940. The quest is repeatable, so you'll be able to earn as many Distilled Titan Essences as you need to upgrade any Legendaries you have.

Additionally, once the Nighthold is open, any new Legendaries you discover will already be item level 940. Note that this does not apply retroactively to Emissary Bags that you may already have in your inventory when the time comes. Only new bags earned after the Nighthold is open have the chance to reward an item level 940 Legendary.

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50 are needed. So far I have gained 4 from each emissary box, and I have heard 15 from the mythic+ box.

Edit- I got 5 from my 2v2 weekly.

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