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Patch 7.2: Unlocking New Artifact Traits

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New Artifact traits come with Patch 7.2. The latest development notes shared some details about the questline to unlock them.

  • There's 1 for tanks, 2 for healers and 4 for dps. That's a total of 7 unique quest chains.
  • As a Rogue, you'll have different quest series to upgrade your Assassination, Subtlety, Outlaw Artifacts, but one of those will be shared with let's say Fury Warriors.

Please note that this section contains major spoilers, proceed at own caution.

We'll look at the Artifact upgrade questline through the eyes of the Shaman.

  • Greater Power For Greater Threats
    • You'll need Artifact 35+ to complete it.
  • About Those Greater Threats...
    • You will loot Gilded Scroll CaseGilded Scroll Case from mobs across the Broken Shore. Mine dropped from a jailer. You need to take it to the Council of the Six in Dalaran. It involves demons and a vrykul prophecy.
  • Scrolls of the Faldrottin
  • Away From Prying Eyes
    • You meet the Council and all of you teleport to talk in private about the enemy and the vryul writings.
  • In Dire Need
  • Fate of the Tideskorn
    • The next step is to find the vrykul involved in this. The first stop is Suramar. In search for allies, you are told to search Jandvik for the vrykul mentioned in the scrolls.
  • You will be talking to different NPCs and Yngvild the Watcher will finally be able to tell you about a wandering shieldmaiden that came through just recently and set up a camp outside of town. You are sent to check on her.
  • The Reluctant Queen
    • You meet Sigryn and join her as you request an audience with Eyir. She's Skovald's daughter. Odyn himself ordered the assassination of her mother and she turns into a demon at the end of the storyline where you kill her brother, who succumbed to fel too.
    • You join Sigryn and help her combat assaults until you meet up with Eyir.
  • To Silence the Bonespeakers
    • You'll help Sigryn claim the throne, but there are two rivals - Runeseer Faljar of the Bonespeakers and Jarl Velbrand of the Drekirjar. You travel a lot and need down her rivals.
  • To Tame the Drekirjar
  • The Forgotten Heir
    • Sigryn finds out her brother lives and you are told to find Torvald in Vrekt (a cave near where you complete the Falcosaur World Quest in Stormheim). He tells her of "their father (Skovald) feeding them the fel". You kill her brother.
  • Unanswered Questions
    • "My brother's words still haunt me, though if Eyir knows who ordered my family killed, I deserve to know it."
    • Sigryn finds out that Odyn ordered the assassination of her mother as he feared that the God-King's heirs would offer the Tideskorn into the hands of the Legion. He decreed that the lineage of Skovald be ended... in blood.
  • The Gates Are Closed
    • Sigryn succumbs to the fel and wants to confront Odyn to avenge her mother, but he will close the Gates of Valor when he becomes aware of her assault. You need to go to Dalaran and get help from Khadgar.
    • In Dalaran, you're offered to raise your weapon and you unlock the new Artifact traits.

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