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Invasion Points are a new type of replayable content in Patch 7.3 that let you fight the Legion on multiple different worlds.

We don't know much about Invasion Points yet, because they weren't tested on PTR, but we datamined several items, like Depleted RiftstoneDepleted Riftstone and Charged RiftstoneCharged Riftstone that provide solid evidence of "Rifts" in World of Warcraft.

In the latest interview with Ion Hazzikostas, Jesse Cox wanted to know more about Invasion Points and the answer he got was:

  • Invasion Points are a Legion portal network on Argus, where the Legion is assaulting other worlds. Players can enter them using a riftstone they recover from the wreckage of Kil'jaeden's ship, which crashed on Argus. You're actually getting little glimpses of all new planets around the cosmos. The point is to defeat Legion forces, complete an objective & fight a boss.

Based on further datamining, there are multiple types of Invasion Rifts.

Invasion Rift - Blood

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Invasion Rift - Fire

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Invasion Rift - Forest

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Invasion Rift - Ice

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Invasion Rift - Islands

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Invasion Rift - Marsh

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Mmm...like that Rifts are coming to WoW.

 

...But if I get a riftstone labelled "Tristram", that one gets a solid "Nope"

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On 5.07.2017 at 9:02 PM, Migol said:

Mmm...like that Rifts are coming to WoW.

 

...But if I get a riftstone labelled "Tristram", that one gets a solid "Nope"

@MigolAnd the Cow Avatar xD It will be the secret Cow lvl 

People can say what they want, but Blizzard is really getting into doing content for us. It's really dynamic :)

Happy to see that they care more about what players tell them

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On 14/07/2017 at 8:04 AM, Dvanom said:

@MigolAnd the Cow Avatar xD It will be the secret Cow lvl 

People can say what they want, but Blizzard is really getting into doing content for us. It's really dynamic :)

Happy to see that they care more about what players tell them

They're doing a great job so far in Legion!

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